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. Are there other good introductory resources? How about for blogs?

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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?

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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. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs).

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. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs).

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. There are a number of other social bookmarking services available including Diigo , Connotea (academic users), and Citeulike (for referencing) and recommender sites wuch as Stumbledupon , Reddit and Digg.

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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.

Links for 2008-06-24 [del.icio.us]

Clark Quinn

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media: Effective Online Networking: Nurturing Relationships. Participants are learning how to use these tools to initiate and manage projects; as well as identify networking opportunities with others. » Some Thoughts About Effective Networking Online The Networking for Success Project: A W.TEC project, teaching Nigerian women to use Web 2.0

Links for 2008-10-03 [del.icio.us]

Clark Quinn

Create Your Own Blog Network. E-Networks: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em. Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media: Screencast: Using Widgets to Build Community on Blogs Featured on NTEN Blog. 10 Steps to Building an Online Media Empire. Tech Connects: Mentoring Tools. LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account. Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers : eLearning Technology. LinkedIn for Finding Expertise : eLearning Technology.

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 Social Networking Social Bookmarking RSS Wiki Ray will be a presenter and facilitator in three Social Networking Events and Presentations: eLearning Guild Online Forums (December 13 & 14, 2007) TrainingLiveOnline (December 17, 2007) Vignettes Online Event (February 12 and 13, 2008) Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com

Links for 2008-07-28 [del.icio.us]

Clark Quinn

Management and Virtual Decentralised Networks: The Linux Project. Official Google Blog: We knew the web was big. one trillion links pages. management structures in the future

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Links for 2008-06-26 [del.icio.us]

Clark Quinn

discuss the emergence of personal social networks as the main form of social organization in the workplace. A dazzling new battery of communication technologies enables workers to connect to diverse, far-flung social networks Chatzy - Create your own private chat rooms. It's Not What You Know, It's Who You Know: Work in the Information Age.

Links for 2008-10-11 [del.icio.us]

Clark Quinn

Learning and Networking with a Blog (Deleted Scenes) : eLearning Technology. Blogging boosts your social life: research - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). Blog Learning : eLearning Technology. Using Blogs to Enhance Learning – Some Helpful Tips - OpenEducation.net. The Big Question for October: Should All Learning Professionals Be Blogging? : The Learning Circuits Blog. Blogging - I'm Pushing Harder Now : eLearning Technology.

Links for 2008-08-27 [del.icio.us]

Clark Quinn

Weblogg-ed » Assessing Network Building. The SEO Guide to Information Architecture | AudetteMedia. locate, identify and evaluate potential mentors or teachers online * communicate with co-learners clearly and effectively in a variety of modes * share work online using a variety of media in appropriate and creative ways * track, read, evaluate, organize, utilize and share relevant information effectively

Social Network Operating System

Tony Karrer

Their comments around Social Operating Systems is interesting: The issue, and what social operating systems will resolve, is that today's tools do not recognize the "social graph"-the network of relationships a person has, independent of any given networking system or address book; the people one actually knows, is related to, or works with. Social networking sits on top of this and provides interfaces that allow us to interact.

Sharing

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

I wanted to reflect a little on my own ‘sharing’ here, and try and split the sharing from social media, if possible. My network or followers and those I follow grows and changes all the time, therefore my exposure to new ideas or tools does too. THIS is what makes our personal (learning) networks so vibrant and interesting. Recent themes to my work has been the nature of how, and what, we share.

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.

Listing of Business and Enterprise 2.0 Social Networking

Vignettes Learning

Listing of Business and Enterprise 2.0

Daily Bookmarks 04/02/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Kim Cofino’s suggestions for steps to take to build skills and a Personal Learning Network (PLN). Side-by-side comparison of Diigo, Del.icio.us, and Zotero from someone who was using all of them but decided to switch to just Diigo. While admitting that this is the right personal choice, he’s not convinced about whether it’s the right choice for schools to introduce social bookmarking Spotlight: Free Science Resources Online : March 2008 : THE Journal.

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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. Personal Learning Environment Jobs and Careers in Social and Collaborative Learning Digital Natives, What they Do The Future: Amazing Challenges 2-3 minute video Teaching Machines Is Web 2.0 Welcome to the Session.

Online Networking in Courses

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Sent to you by brent via Google Reader: Online Networking in Courses via Experiencing E-Learning by Christy Tucker on Aug 15, 2007 These are my notes from the presentation MySpace is not YourSpace: The Promise and Pitfalls of Online Social Networking at the Conference for Distance Learning and Teaching last week. Models don't consider all social and cultural aspects. Showed using del.icio.us Here's a thought!

The tribal web

Learning with 'e's

The tribes and clans I have identified, it could be argued, are emerging as a direct result of their sustained interaction with, and through, social technologies. Individuals have an inherent need to belong, so groupings will occur naturally in the real world, in families, kinship groups, clans and other social collectives. Digital tribes and the network nation 3. community Digital FaceBook Flickr identity learning social bookmarking social tagging Technology Tribes web

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

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Thoughts on the Use of the Word Ethnography | Main | Quote of the Day: Geertz on Defining Ethnography » August 17, 2007 VisualComplexity.com: A Resource on the Visualization of Complex Networks Manuel Lima has done a fine service here. His site, visualcomplexity.com is a great resource - a great compilation of a ton of resources related to visualizing complex networks.

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!

Connectivism and the modern learner

E-Learning Provocateur

Siemens describes connectivism as “the integration of principles explored by chaos, network, and complexity and self-organisation theories&#. If we view chaos through the lens of Network Theory , we see the universe as a massive, complex network. In a sense, connectivism is about self-organising our personal learning networks. Most of it is hosted elsewhere, but through judicious networking we assume it as our own.

Presentation to Research Working Group on Multigenerational Knowledge Transfer

Kapp Notes

Examples of Different Types of E-Learning Aggregator (here is an example of an RSS Aggregator) Training Blogs Three-Dimensional Worlds Second Life ProtoSphere Active Worlds There Social Networking LinkedIn MySpace Facebook Social Bookmarking del.icio.us

Work Literacy Launch

Clark Quinn

I'm very happy to announce that Michele Martin and I have just launched Work Literacy - a network of individuals, companies and organizations who are interested in learning, defining, mentoring, teaching and consulting on the frameworks, skills, methods and tools of modern knowledge work. When discussing new(ish) tools like blogs and social bookmarking, and discussing things like advanced search techniques, there's a gap in knowledge work skills.

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. The tagging facility was second to none, and it was easy to see who else was interested in the same links as you, and then discover what other links they had bookmarked that might have passed you by. That also has a compounding influence on the personal networks users have built up of course. social bookmarking delicious AVOS social media Diigo

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Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Clark Quinn

The questions she raises are: Is the edupunk ideology saying that the use of social media in commercial learning management systems is an assault on the very philosophy of learning 2.0? If you have a population of learners who have already adopted tools (such as blogging and social bookmarking) for themselves that are different than the corporate tool (the LMS) do you ask them to move? For example, having social bookmarking that allows links to be kept private to a group.

Saffron launches new social learning platform

Saffron Interactive

At next week’s Learning Technologies Exhibition Saffron Interactive (Stand 33) will be demonstrating Saffron Share, a corporate social network, personal portfolio and community knowledge base for collaboration and ‘just-in-time’ learning. The product is based on the open source Elgg social networking engine. Essentially, it’s a Moodle approach to the corporate social network with clear benefits for global organisations with tens of thousands of learners.’.

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. Creating and Teaching a College-Level Undergraduate Course in Social Networking. When I attend webinars or participate in online courses and conferences, I usually live blog my notes.

Work Literacy Launch

Tony Karrer

I'm very happy to announce that Michele Martin and I have just launched Work Literacy - a network of individuals, companies and organizations who are interested in learning, defining, mentoring, teaching and consulting on the frameworks, skills, methods and tools of modern knowledge work. When discussing new(ish) tools like blogs and social bookmarking, and discussing things like advanced search techniques, there's a gap in knowledge work skills.

References for ASTD Los Angeles Presentation

Vignettes Learning

and Social Networking Really Cool "3-Minute e-Learning" on Social Networking - Wiki, Social Networking, Social Bookmarking, RSS Outsourced Brain I will post the Interwise Recording session next day.

Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Tony Karrer

The questions she raises are: Is the edupunk ideology saying that the use of social media in commercial learning management systems is an assault on the very philosophy of learning 2.0? If you have a population of learners who have already adopted tools (such as blogging and social bookmarking) for themselves that are different than the corporate tool (the LMS) do you ask them to move? For example, having social bookmarking that allows links to be kept private to a group.

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social Bookmarking – Delicious - spelled often as del.icio.us Social Network Aggregator - Netvibes.

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Based on my Aha Moment - del.icio.us That's because I started including pages based on number of del.icio.us bookmarks. Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0? bookmarks: Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0?

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. Del.icio.us