Giving Back to Your Personal Learning Network

InSync Training

Last week, we discussed ways to manage your Personal Learning Network (PLN) without becoming overwhelmed. Remember, this is a NETWORK, and that means that information flows in more than one direction. Personal Learning Networks 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

Creating Your Personal Learning Pathway

InSync Training

Each month, learners embark on personal professional development journeys focused on a key training topic. Blended learning Personal Learning Networks 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs Blended Learning Hub

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

One major change that MOOCs have greatly contributed to is the gaining recognition of learning as a primarily social activity, where the networks created are just as important (if not more important) as the content learned. We live in a world where there is simply too much to learn – whether in a history class or a management training program, it has become nearly impossible for a person to absorb all there is to know.

What are Personal Learning Networks?

SHIFT eLearning

Most of us might answer “in a classroom”, but, in reality, the majority of learning comes from other places, like Personal Learning Networks. They subscribe to personal and professional blogs. Personal Learning Networks

Your Network is Calling

Tom Spiglanin

Much has been said about the benefits of a personal learning network, or PLN. One of my valued network friends posted on Twitter that I was missed, and that I was missing a chat I used to regularly attend. People seem to confuse networks with groups.

Why and how to create successful Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) in the Workplace

TalentLMS

By leveraging your personal learning network to get the information you need, you can become instantly productive. What is a Personal Learning Network (PLN)? It then extends beyond the “personal” circle of contacts that was established initially. In-person PLNs.

The Value of Personal Learning Networks

B Online Learning

When I started working as an instructional designer a few years ago, I didn’t have much experience. In fact, I didn’t even realise that it was a career path! I’d been working as a classroom trainer and while I was mostly enjoying it, I wanted a change.

Business Networking Tips for Professional Career Development

Your Training Edge

Building a professional network is incredibly important as you get to know about the skills that are essential for you and possibly take steps to learn them. For this, first it is important to understand that a good networking needs proper planning.

My Personal Learning Network

Learning with e's

I was asked by Grainne Conole to record a short video on my views about Personal Learning Networks, VLEs vs PLEs and other related topics, as a contribution toward her unkeynote with Ricardo Torres Kompen for the PLE conference in Aviero, Portugal this week.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. I have written earlier about Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. NETWORKED LEARNING CHARACTERISTICS.

Face Time: Tips for Maximizing the Conference Experience and Your Personal Learning Path

InSync Training

We dedicate our careers to enabling others to be successful while often not managing our own personal learning paths. An in-person training conference can be a great learning opportunity that keeps you connected to trends, new training approaches, and can expand your personal learning network.

It’s Not Personal

Tom Spiglanin

Ask anyone who cares for a non-verbal person or interacts regularly with someone who speaks a different language: a lot of communication is non-verbal. There are more subtle examples though, such as one person’s short response, “No,” to a lengthy statement by another.

Introduction to Personalized ELearning

LearnDash

And one really effective strategy is to find ways to personalize the learning. The infographic above (created by Extreme Networks based on their survey) provides an introduction to personalized learning. Personalized course content can get a lot deeper than this.

The Value of Personal Learning Networks

B Online Learning

When I started working as an instructional designer a few years ago, I didn’t have much experience. In fact, I didn’t even realise that it was a career path! I’d been working as a classroom trainer and while I was mostly enjoying it, I wanted a change. Since becoming an ID I’ve had the opportunity […]. Adult Learning Principles eLearning News eLearning Strategy Informal Learning Social Media adult learning principles collaboration design elearning online learning online student

Promote eLearning Through a Network of Champions

eLearning Architect

In this article, I will explain how a simple technique allowed us to create a network of champions which lead to a drastic increase in engagement with our audience. I didn’t receive a salary, but was paid a small commission that increased with each person that I signed up.

Skills for the Networked World

ID Reflections

There are evolving etiquettes (netiquettes) and protocols we will have to inculcate to be effective in our professional and personal lives. Learning does not belong to individual persons, but to the various conversations of which we are a part.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

analysis, at least 80 percent of companies acknowledge a critical need to redesign their traditional structure to create a network of experts for better, faster business decisions. A shift in organization structure to a network of experts is only part of the equation.

I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

So too are our personal learning networks. What we need is to exercise personal knowledge management, or PKM. Such systems are woefully inadequate to meet our personal knowledge needs in this fast-paced network era.

3 Resources to Build Your Personal Learning Network

Visual Lounge

Personal Learning Networks are becoming a popular way to learn from other educators. But how do you get started in creating a personal learning network, or PLN? We hope this helps you expand your learning network.

Networked Learning in BC…

Spark Your Interest

Through the wonders of social media, I met James Tyer through the Twitter, and after a face-to-face coffee we decided we’d take a shot at developing an in person and online community. This community isn’t for traditional training types though, it’s for those who see the value in networked/social/informal learning as a real path for learning. Social Learning networked learning bc

Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

Google Plus is making waves among technology savvy social networkers. This is a more manageable approach for dealing with the humongous amount of incoming data that social networks generate. Social Learning Google Google Plus Social Networks

How Experience API Can Support Personalized E-Learning in Organizations

Origin Learning

The future of corporate learning is personalized learning – the ideal that organizations are and will be trying to reach by capturing learning metrics and using data analytics to derive actionable information from it.

Networked Learning in BC…

Spark Your Interest

Through the wonders of social media, I met James Tyer through the Twitter, and after a face-to-face coffee we decided we’d take a shot at developing an in person and online community. This community isn’t for traditional training types though, it’s for those who see the value in networked/social/informal learning as a real path for learning. Social Learning networked learning bc

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Majority of the organizations today are boarding the Enterprise Social Network (ESN) bandwagon with little experience in how to facilitate collaboration and conversation leading to disengaged employees, abandoned platforms and frustrated leadership.

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Personal in Personal Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

Take what you need, as there are no “best practices” for complex and personal learning processes. Harold and I have discussed this exact issue before and we are both on the same page that Personal is really important word in Personal Knowledge Management.

The big myth of social networking

E-Learning Provocateur

It holds that on average, anyone is only 6 personal relationships away from anyone else. For the theory to hold up, I must be only 6 Facebook users away from the Material Girl, and thereby be able to engineer a personal introduction.

Network Skills

Tony Karrer

I personally believe that one of the areas where learning professionals need the most help is how communities and networks impact learning and building individual and facilitation skills around these: Knowing how to individually leverage Network Skills and Communities to help with work and learning tasks Community and Network Facilitation Skills to help others learn and work using networks and communities In my post Networks and Learning Communities , I looked a bit at this topic.

Networked pedagogy

Learning with e's

New theories for the networked, digital age, emerging cultures of learning and a hyper-connected and networked society. Image by Calvinius on Wikimedia Commons Networked pedagogy by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Emergent Workplaces: Learning in the Networked World

ID Reflections

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. I have written earlier about Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. This is my area of passion.

Social networking is king

E-Learning Provocateur

Another principle that resonated with me was, in my own words: Social networking is king. Social networking has been around since the dawn of time. Simple: it’s a social network for people who are interested in scrapbooking and crafts.

#40years of educational technology: Networks

Learning with e's

In comparative terms, the transition from stand-alone to networked technologies was fairly rapid. We had all become comfortable with the affordances of personal computers, especially content provisionality where editing content was easy and you could save your work to return to later.

Do You Need a Mentor or a Network?

Experiencing eLearning

” “Given the experience and skills you have, I am sure you are the right person to guide / mentor me.” Personal Learning Networks. Harold Jarche’s PKM (Personal Knowledge Mastery) model is a related but more comprehensive structure for workplace learning.

Mark Sheppard: Entering the Backchannel of ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

and who knows who else will make an appearance… However, first up is Mark Sheppard , a close network friend of mine who won’t be there…or will he? You have a PLN (Personal Learning Network), don’t you? Buckle up people, it’s ATD ICE 2018!

The power of soft skills: Training on personality types

Litmos

Your Personality Quotient, or PQ, refers to your ability to understand yourself and others for effective communication and teamwork. Let me address the naysayers before getting into the details of training on personality types.

Personal Learning Network 2

eLearning Blender

This is the second of 4 Personal Learning Network reports on some lessons I have learned lately through blogs I follow in Google Reader. This Personal Learning Network (PLN) report highlights two blog posts found through Google Reader covering different subjects that have been catching my interest recently. Related Posts: Personal Learning Network 1.

Build a Network to Grow Course Sales

LearnDash

Leverage Your Network. If you are just started out with your elearning business then the easiest way to get started is to tap into your network. The beauty of a personal and professional network is that you can build it prior to even creating your course content.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs). PLNs connect them with a global network of contacts and resources.