Social networks, long tails, social ties

The E-Learning Curve

Today’s post is really a (very) mini case study in the power of integrated corporate social networks, the benefits of long tails in learning, and the strength of weak social ties. Now read on… If you’re not familiar with the… Continue Reading → The post Social networks, long tails, social ties appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. e-learning conditions of learning Long Tail social network

Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape

Tony Karrer

a long tail? to my post Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis. I'm not limiting that to the "traditional means" training topics, but I do limit that to things that are job-related, which is why I think the tail has a limit. So, even if there was a way to define my current tail, tomorrow there's more. Beth Griese - posted a response Is Learning 2.0 In it, Beth shows a graphic: This caused us to have a good exchange.

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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. 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. Online communication is not second best - Clive on Learning.

Mirror Neurons, Virtual training, Crowds, Misunderstanding, Long Tail, & Copyright

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Mirror Neuron Revolution: Explaining What Makes Humans Social - Scientific American. While much of a recruit's introduction to the Army is the same as it has always been--firing ranges, long marches, obstacle courses, and the like--the Army is increasingly utilizing new technologies to help soldiers learn their jobs. Long-tail economics favors the blockbuster, Harvard study finds - c/net. Remember the long tail?

Learnlets » Requirements to do a web biz ‘play’

Clark Quinn

Social media: Prevention is better than cure

E-Learning Provocateur

My previous article, Social media: It’s not about the technology! focused on the internal use of social media by employees to import and share knowledge inside the organisation. This article shifts its focus to the external use of social media by employees to export knowledge outside of the organisation. I think it’s fair to say that some companies still have a phobia about social media.

Social Media, elearning, Blogs, Lifestream, & Productivity

Big Dog, Little Dog

The long tail of blogging is dying - guardian.co.uk. Its long tail, though, has lapsed into desuetude. Where is Everyone? Baekdal.com. These days, everyone is trying to figure out how to connect with other people. It used to be simple, you just placed some ads in whatever newspaper that was most suited to your product, but now that world is becoming ever more irrelevant. So how do you connect with other people today? And more importantly, how do you do it tomorrow?

Social Media for Trainers - Its What Turns Clark Kent into Superman

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Before I tell you about social media and transforming yourself from Clark Kent into Superman , lets level the playing field and understand some basics. The internet, specifically the NEW internet ( Web2.0 ), ALSO supports the theory of The Long Tail. and Social media give individual educators (teachers/trainers) the ability to scale up taking advantage of economies of scale while simultaneously taking advantage of the long tail.

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"

2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool Tool Set 2009 Knowledge Work Types LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers SharePoint Using SharePoint SharePoint Examples SharePoint Fear and Loathing by Learning Professionals 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 Long Tail Long Tail Blogging is Dying? It’s interesting at the end of the year to go back through blog posts to see what my Best of 2009 is.

Learning Power Laws

Tony Karrer

Great post by Dion Hinchcliffe - Twenty-two power laws of the emerging social economy where he discusses what Steve Balmer calls “the new normal”. Several of them I regularly talk about: Amara’s Law ( backstory ) states that " we tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run. This is a common theme in my posts: Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape and Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis.

"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.

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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Interview with Devesh Sharma – Founder of WPKube

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

A WordPress enthusiast, developer, blogger from India, Mr. Devesh Sharma has shared with us his experiences from over a decade long stint with the platform. We also tend to focus more on long-tail keywords or the kind of articles that will attract links. . #6

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.

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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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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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How to deliver mobile training to millennials and Gen Z

Coassemble

Social media platforms are a great way to deliver mobile training that’s affordable, effective, and fun to use. Deliver mobile training with social media. One of the more popular mobile training delivery methods is leveraging social media platforms.

How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a bit of a chimera – they have the head of instructor-led training, the body of traditional e-learning, and the long tail of social media. On the other hand, courses for soft skills, such as conflict management, communication, and leadership, may take more advantage of social learning tools, incorporating role playing and collaborative assignments.

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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How people really watch television

Clive on Learning

Like all social activities, television-watching demands compromise. Myth 3: The long tail now dominates TV viewing Live television is not just the most popular way of watching video; it also influences the way people watch shows on all devices. There is little to suggest that television is growing a long tail of niche interests.

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.

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

7 best practices to create corporate training video content

Disprz

3 Short or Long? So, whether to keep your video content short or long in length is a decision you must take keeping your target customers in mind. If you are planning to share your video on social media, ensure that the video is somehow able to convey your message even while it’s muted. Reading Time: 6 minutes Do you know which is the second largest search engine after Google in 2018? You will be surprised to know. It is YouTube. Why is that?

2.0 and Interesting Times

Tony Karrer

Definition (via Andrew McAfee ): the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers HR & Org Implication: Enterprise 2.0 Thus, we must look to provide value in the long tail of learning. Interesting post by Dan Pontefract where he provides definitions of some different "2.0" definitions and the HR & Organizational impacts. It's worth taking a look at some of these: Enterprise 2.0

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.

eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

approaches that leverage distributed content creation, social aspects as part of learning, collaborative learning and editing. Technology's Impact on Learning and Education is Greatly Underestimated We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run. It can be from anyone as long as it gets her credit from her high school.

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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Metalearning

Tony Karrer

The broader perspective he is talking about is to look beyond formal learning to informal learning, social learning, collaborative learning, and personal learning. The only way to handle long tail learning is to focus on providing the tool set and personal learning and working skills ( work literacy ) that are central to concept work.

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.

Collaboration - Storyboard - Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Long Tail Blogging is Dying? Social Learning Adoption Success: First Steps? The following are the top other items based on social signals. Social Software (7). eLearning Learning Hot List. June 26, 2009 to July 3, 2009. Top Posts. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. eLearning Technology , July 2, 2009. The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

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. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction.

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.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

They say its about: 5 Trends Converging (3G + Social Networking + Video + VoIP + Impressive Mobile Devices) The growth of mobile devices has been amazing. Organizations will need you to shift a it towards Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis and Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape. If you want to optimize total learner hours, then you make long courses aimed at lots of employees. They didn’t really use the language of social learning.

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. That must change how we view the head versus the tail. **I

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. I'm personally out to change this, but we are a long way from being in a position to lead. Understanding how to apply social networks to improve organizational performance is a prerequisite for shaping learning and development from here on out.

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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