Social networks, long tails, social ties

The E-Learning Curve

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Online Communication, Learning, Long Tail, & Change

Big Dog, Little Dog

Good News, Bad News about Facebook Application Market: Long Tail Rules - O'Reilly. The good news has already been widely disseminated: there are nearly 5000 Facebook applications, and the top applications have tens of millions of installs and millions of active users. If you are interested in Chris Anderson's the Long Tail , be sure to read the comments in the article. Social Networking Meets Corporate Learning - CLO.

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Micro-Worlds, Micro-life Learning: The Big Phenomenon, (But Small) Social Networking

Vignettes Learning

See" 3-Minutee-Learning "2006) I am beginning to see correlations and movements of events that lead me to conclude and see even clearer what Chris Anderson talks about in "The Long Tail" and applied in the learning world. I keep on going back to the same thesis which I started studying a few years back: "all learnings are micro."(See"

I finally succumbed to Facebook

Clive on Learning

I hadn't intended to sign up with Facebook. I had no idea what to expect from Facebook and, a couple of weeks later, my expectations remain very fuzzy. Obviously I have a professional interest in social networking and am particularly keen to find out how well it can work both inside and outsie the firewall and in a learning context. In this sense I would like Facebook to demonstrate more value than other online communities that I have participated in.

"Abundantly abundant abundance" data does not mean learning

Vignettes Learning

I relate to what Nick Carr was saying about " Abundantly abundant abundance " Carr was referring to the overload of video, graphics, photos, and pages in MySpace, Facebook and many other personal Social Networking tools. This is one challenge in mainstream social networking. This is exactly what Chris Anderson talks about in the Long Tail.

How to avoid eLearning paralysis and get moving with your projects

Vignettes Learning

I relate the abundance to what Chris Anderson describes as the Long Tail [link]. Tags: social networking instructional design Web 2.0 Many eLearning projects have false starts and failed attempts. One reason is paralysis. What can you do about it? And how do you get moving with your projects. eLearning abundance is a hay stack. The abundance of eLearning solutions is like a hay stack. There are thousands of solutions like Web 2.0

How to Promote a Serious Game to Learners

Knowledge Guru

ExactTarget has its very own internal social network called 3sixty that’s used for training and communications. Like a well-planned curriculum, a marketing campaign has to have a long tail with plenty of reinforcement. If you’re about to launch a serious game in your organization, you’re probably pretty excited about it… and rightfully so.

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PWLE Not PLE - Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning

Tony Karrer

His requirements for a PLE Framework include: Personalization Social features Social filtering I ncorporate various Web 2.0 There will be Social Network Operating Systems that will allow us to pull together our highly personal environment. If we are going to make progress with Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis , I think we have to think about these things in an integrated fashion

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Jay Cross - Untitled Article

Jay Cross

The author, a self-described techie, admits to not knowing social networking from a hole in the ground. There’s a handy-dandy glossary of social network terms you should know, lifted from O’Reilly without comment: Buddy List, Drupal, Flickr, IM, Jabber, Long Tail, Microformats, News Feed, OPML, Second Life… If I were a business person who had never heard of social networking, I imagine I’d be more confused than ever after reading this piece in Forbes.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Over time, content providers will supplement their core offerings with live webinars, interactive exercises, discussion forums, wikis, social networks etc. Content providers will wag the long tail. MOOCs get a bad rap. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs.

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2008 2009

Tony Karrer

for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0 Corporate Access (6) LinkedIn for Finding Expertise (6) Social Learning (6) Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape (6) As a side note, I used this as an opportunity to update my Blog Guide.

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Top 9 Posts You May Have Missed

Tony Karrer

The last post was what I've been writing this year that social signals say is good reading. 1 Social Learning Models and LMS and Social Learning I've changed the title of the first post to make it more enticing. A long, lost blog post that needs to be revisited. Wonderful set of examples of what people are doing out there around social learning and eLearning 2.0. #5 6 - Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis Newspapers are failing by the day.

PWLE 100

Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

Tony educates individuals, businesses and organizations on social media, web 2.0 Now feel much better informed and confident to implement social tools in my organization, feel like the unknown has been “exposed” and best practices can be implemented Outstanding!! In Learning, Extended Brain and Topic Hubs , I talked about the story behind the launch of Speaking Pro Central.

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Hot Topic #2 - Social Media , Social Networks , Social Learning , and Informal Learning. Social media, social networks, communities for learning both formal and informal is bigger than I think we can even imagine at this point. 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team , October 22, 2009. You can lead them to social media, but can you make them drink? Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning , April 9, 2009.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 01/28/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

long tail - iTnews. The social networking phenomenon is upon us, and it seems that half the world (in reality, less than one sixth) is instant messaging, blogging, wiki-ing and generally collaborating and communicating in new and exciting ways Freak-Freakonomics - Ariel Rubinstein. A review of Freakonomics. 5 Principles of Innovation - The Practice of Leadership.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Managing the Complexity of Forming an Online Networking Community: 14. re a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. Learning Networks and Connective Knowledge 25. Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0

Leading Learning and New Skills

Clark Quinn

This month on the Learning Circuits Blog - I asked some very leading questions If we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. Kimberly McCollum in The networked nature of information fairly calls me out for asking such leading questions - They are more like a rhetorical rallying cry to the already converted. I'm personally out to change this, but we are a long way from being in a position to lead.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Day 4 - Man.Im just getting warmed up! (and a shocker!)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Mobile 2.0 found via an article in the Wall Street Journal) turns out that a Harvard professor has found out that the arguments put forward by WIRED editor Chris Anderson in The Long Tail, might not be exactly spot on. " Elberse writes that "It is therefore highly disputable that much money can be made in the tail.

Trends in Learning

Tony Karrer

Trends in What L&D Organizations are Doing As a result of these trends, some L&D organizations are looking to social and informal learning. Training Method Trends suggests that social learning tools are beginning to take off. There's considerable discussion throughout my blog around topics that relate to social / informal / learning 2.0: Informal Learning , Communities, Bottom-up vs. Top-Down The whole social / informal / elearning 2.0

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

The example they cite sounds like actually hacking – but I believe that we are going to see more and more employees taking initiative to end run the barriers in order to leverage networks, communities, and tools that extend beyond the boundaries of the organization. Predictions #2 => Convergence Ramps Up Big Time The recent Morgan Stanley Mobile Internet Report that I discussed in Mobile Internet Apple Facebook is really labeled wrong. It allows things like social filtering.

Squeezed from above and below

Clive on Learning

Except for a very select few at the very top of these professions, having a strong intellect or artistic talent has never been a guarantee of a healthy income: For just a moment in time there was the dream that the internet, with its ability to cross international boundaries and to reach out to the long tail, would herald a new age of opportunity for thinkers and creatives, not just to reach new audiences but to share in the wealth. The search engines, social networks and web 2.0

Leading Learning and New Skills

Tony Karrer

This month on the Learning Circuits Blog - I asked some very leading questions If we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. Kimberly McCollum in The networked nature of information fairly calls me out for asking such leading questions - They are more like a rhetorical rallying cry to the already converted. I'm personally out to change this, but we are a long way from being in a position to lead.

Skills 101

ISDers: The Master Filters

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The beauty of social networks, blogs, forums, etc. Much of that content is junk and not necessary for everyone but we keep it because it may be of use to someone (the long tail). With many companies scrambling to get up to speed with Enterprise2.0, and connect with the customer in an authentic voice, the conversation is beginning to turn too "what do we do with all of this user-generated content?"

Online Coaching

Tony Karrer

This is why most learning is long tail learning. The role of learning organizations around long tail learning is to provide tools, support, skill building so that learners can self-serve their learning. In which case, the first bit of effort is what I refer to as Conversation Seeking in the post: Networks and Learning Communities. Most of my online coaching seeking activity you don't see because it's one-to-one via LinkedIn.

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

Just got through reading - Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - by Saul Carliner, who is a person I know, like and respect. He had me scratching my head about Long Live what? Long Live – is actually an important issue being raised through this discussion that I'll get to below… Let me start with the fact that Saul and his article made no attempt to directly engage with any of the "bloggers" who he so quickly lumps together and dismisses. Network Learning? Long Live?

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Knowledge Skills Mentoring Tips - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009. Long Tail Blogging is Dying? Personal Learning Network - Blender - Training Solutions , July 1, 2009. The following are the top other items based on social signals. Social and Networked Learning , July 4, 2009. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers , July 6, 2009.

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford

LifterLMS

Searching Facebook groups is a terrific way to find what problems your customers face and how to best solve them. I had a bunch of ideas of what I wanted to name this course, in order for it to stand out in a sea of everybody who positions themselves as an SEO expert, because you don’t have to be able to prove you’ve really done anything to be an SEO expert, kind of like being a Facebook Ads expert. People hop into a Facebook group.