The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. PLNs connect them with a global network of contacts and resources. Social Bookmarking.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. PLNs connect them with a global network of contacts and resources. Social Bookmarking.

Trending Sources

Really Cool "3-Minute e-Learning" on Social Networking - Wiki, Social Networking, Social Bookmarking, RSS

Vignettes Learning

The topics on Social Networking and Learning 2.0 Tony Karrer spotted Commoncraft's interesting presentations. I find the snippets from Commoncraft very illustrative of the "3-Minute e-Learning" application points. They are short and wacky but effective.

Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS

Tony Karrer

Social Bookmarking Social Networking Wikis RSSAs background for an upcoming presentation, I wanted to create a page that provides background resources that explain various eLearning 2.0 tools. I immediately thought of the Common Craft videos. I've embedded them below.

Not so tasty now

Learning with e's

Matthew 5:13 (New Testament) The Delicious social bookmarking site used to be one of my favourite social media tools. That also has a compounding influence on the personal networks users have built up of course. social bookmarking delicious AVOS social media Diigo

Web feats 1: Social bookmarking

Learning with e's

There are many social web tools that I have adopted into my every day practice. Over the next few days I want to list my top social web tools (my Web feats) - the ones I probably couldn't do without. Here's the first in the series: Social Bookmarking.

Social Networking

Tony Karrer

I've run across a couple of interesting posts recently that seem to have spawned from a Business Week article - Scaling the Social Web. Hasn't eBay had social networking features for a long time? And doesn't Flickr (images), del.icio.us (bookmarks), etc. all have a social networking aspect to them? The point is that its probably natural for lots of sites to have social networking type features and functions for visitors.

Social Network Operating System

Tony Karrer

This is a good definition of what we need from an open layer that allows a transportable, open social graph that we can leverage across various applications. Social networking sits on top of this and provides interfaces that allow us to interact.

My History of Live Blogged Notes

Experiencing eLearning

Social Networking, the “Third Place,” and the Evolution of Communication. Social Bookmarking to Support Professional Practice. Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning.

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Social Networks

Clark Quinn

This week we looked at Social Networks. Here are some thoughts on this topic, especially thoughts around social networks for learning. Starting with Social Networking was a blessing and a curse. Social networks have a tendency to be a bit messy. Virginia Yonkers told us - I would like to know how to manage the information flows in social networks. How do we do this in the social network environment?

1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

SOCIAL TOOLS. Social & Collaboration Spaces. Public Social Networks. Curation & Social Bookmarking Tools. Social learningLooking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? You can do so here. What are your favourite tools for learning?

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Twitter - microblogging Twitter is good for networking with colleagues, use and follow hashtags like #lrnchat. Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious. If you have your own Yammer network you can easily build an external network in which people with different email accounts can exchange.

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I Believe in the Importance of Personal Knowledge Management

Tom Spiglanin

So too are our personal learning networks. Such systems are woefully inadequate to meet our personal knowledge needs in this fast-paced network era. Sharing knowledge, using any number of media that fit our personal needs, work styles, and professional social networks.

Web feats 2: Slideshare

Learning with e's

Yesterday I published the first of my Web feats - the social bookmarking tool Delicious. It also has a place in professional life and in the spirit of the social webm, has become something I do naturally each time I create a new slideshow.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. World Part 2 - Social Enterprise Blog , June 6, 2009 Should you Care about Google Wave? yes, they went there - WISE Pedagogy , June 1, 2009 Time Spent - The Learning Circuits Blog , June 1, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals.

Web 2.0 Tools, Networks and Community (Individuals vs. Collective)

Tony Karrer

Traditional online community mechanisms (email lists, groups) are joined by a wide variety of publishing mechanisms (blogs, social bookmarking, wikis, flickr, etc.) This forms a big network of people linked first through content and eventually directly (in person or via social networking). Nancy raises the question of the fact that traditional online communities were bounded by the tool and the new big network is not contained within the tool.

Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

At this point, I also "serendipitous-ly" stumbled upon a couple of conversations recently that touched upon lurking (this is why I love social media). Lurking and its role in communities has been on the forefront of my mind for the past few days.

Listing of Business and Enterprise 2.0 Social Networking

Vignettes Learning

Listing of Business and Enterprise 2.0

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

So forget about trying to “know&# everything; instead, build your network of knowledge sources , and access them whenever you need them. In a previous article , I provided the following examples of potential information sources that the learner could incorporate into their personal learning network: Social bookmarks. Social and professional networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Instructivism is dead.

References: eLearning Guild Online Session: How to Integrate Social Networking to Impact Learning and Performance Dec. 13, 2007

Vignettes Learning

Basic 2-3 minutes video on " What is Social Networking " - By CommonCraft What is Social Networking? What is Social Bookmarking?What The Technical Side of Social Networking 2-3 minute video Outsourced Brain P.L.E. Welcome to the Session.

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Social Learning Has Its Place…And Informal Learning Does Too.

Dashe & Thomson

Two weeks ago Jane Hart wrote an article titled, Social Learning: to be or not to be? , in which Jane expresses her dislike of the term Social Learning (big S, big L). That being said, I believe Jane’s first misstep occurs when she uses the term Social Learning (big S, big L).

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. This is the most popular method of teamwork in an social learning environment.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): VisualComplexity.com: A Resource on the Visualization of Complex Networks

Mark Oehlert

His site, visualcomplexity.com is a great resource - a great compilation of a ton of resources related to visualizing complex networks. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

Build a powerful PLN

Learning with e's

Your PLN (personal or professional learning network) is the community of people you interact with and learn from on a regular basis. Well, there is a growing range of useful social media tools you can use to track down what you need. delicious hashtags social media Twitter Diigo

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Spark Your Interest

I have used the social bookmarking service delicious on a fairly superficial level up to now, I would say. . I was interested in how I could share my links and when I was a manager of 12 trainers/instructional designers, the benefits of a pooled set of favourites/bookmarks, tagged and annotated made me salivate. Now I’m ready to take it to the next level and really try to embrace the socialness of it. Now to decide: Who should be in my network?

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

Show me what others are interested in, as with social bookmarks like Diigo and Delicious. link to your blog and bookmarks, people in your network, links to documents you frequently share, members of your network.

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

In this article, I’m featuring a wonderful interview with successful social media expert, Jane Hart. She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. You can read more from Jane at her blog, Social Media in Learning.

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Social Bookmarking. The ability of someone within an Intranet or Internet to mark or tag a blog entry, a link or an article within the network as important or interesting to them. Social Network.

Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Everyone and Social Signals The second very important group is Everyone. We don't divulge all the details of how this works, but basically we are looking for social signals that indicate that someone thinks this content is good stuff. See also An Aha Moment - del.icio.us

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

or the ‘social web’. and provide some examples of current pedagogical practice using the Social Web. It is a complex network of dynamic resources that we all acknowledge is constantly changing to adapt to the growing demand for entertainment, communication and access to knowledge.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee) | Main | The Pentagon Channel - Embracing Video Big Time » September 01, 2007 "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks I couldve sworn I had posted about this before but I cant find it.but talk about old.the spur for this post is from 2005!

Christopher Pappas – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHRISTOPHER PAPPAS (Founder, The eLearning Industry’s Network): Christopher Pappas is the founder of The eLearning Industry’s Network. In addition, you are also a Social Media Marketing (SMM) professional.

2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Social SharePoint 2010, eRoom/Documentum. Social Mentoring/ coaching. Social Websites? Social Books? Social Collaborative projects. Social Wikis. Social Blogs (written/ video). Social Micro-blogging. Social Social bookmarking, ranking/rating/tagging.