Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

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That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). Incorporate Social Q/A. Cut, copy and paste the web.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

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Here is just a few of ones I like, that are unique and you could use in your LMS/LCMS/CMS, Learning Portal (caveat: your vendor must be able to accept APIs, otherwise it won’t work). Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist. Cliqset -social web service that helps users share and discover content and discuss it with other users. Social Media Solutions that have multiple APIs built in their system, basically they are a mashup in a sense. Social Learning?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations) | Main | Map of Online Communities (xkcd Rox!) to officially cut the ribbon on the new Joint Knowledge Online, or JKO, enterprise portal system. For example, one of the portal’s first offerings, the Joint Individual Augmentee Module, will replace a week-long resident course that was offered in Suffolk, Va. del.icio.us books futures Web 2.0

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

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As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

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30% vendors offer at least one type of social media – from my latest LMS directory. Dozens of LMS vendors, had typos on their web pages, zero screens of the system, links that went nowhere and two kicked up my Firewall warning of possible privacy collection and one had a Trojan Horse (I use a hardcore firewall and A/V). Many made it nearly impossible to find their social media to follow, friend or check out their social bookmarks. Social Media.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Tool Kit Edition

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Mindmapping Mindmaps by Using a Mindmap (and additional aliterations) | Main | Live from Adaptive Paths UX » August 12, 2007 The Tool Kit Edition Alright.lets clear out those tabs Ive been holding on to for too long now. 100 websites you should know and use (via the TED Blog ) 13 Online Generators for Web 2.0 Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

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launches on Verizon on November 11th, has features including camera, web cam, etc. Salesforce.com reportedly close to acquiring DimDim (web conferencing solution). will be discussing online the role of social media and mobile technology in corporate training, commenting on the growing focus on performance support and highlighting new areas of LMS applications beyond employee training and development.

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. Over 2,400 social media sites.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Collection of Top Ten Lists / Predictions Posts (feel free to add your own!)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Two Very Different Views of Publishing (heres a hint.I The first stop MUST be the Learning Circuits Blog "Big Question" The top Enterprise Web 2.0 stories of 2007 (Dion Hinchcliffe) Highlight: Widgets, gadgets, and roaming desktops on the Web showed enterprises how portals should really work as well as be dis-intermediated. 12 predictions for Enterprise Web 2.0

Using Toolkits to Aggregate Learning Resources

eLearning Weekly

I wrote about learning portals a couple weeks ago as a solution for aggregating learning resources in one place for an organization. I still think learning portals can help with the big picture, but I’m finding additional help is needed when organizing content one level deeper. Essentially, the toolkit is a web page containing a ton of great information, links, etc. Links to internal and/or external web pages. Social bookmarking tags.

Give Your Learners What They Need

eLearning Weekly

Do you have a learning portal ? Do you use any social learning / web 2.0 If you have wikis, blogs, or social bookmarking, you may be able to look at the information that has been written/tagged/bookmarked. We’ve all done needs assessments to determine knowledge and skill gaps, but how do you know what information your learners need each day, on the job?

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Map of Online Communities (xkcd Rox!)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News) | Main | The Digg Story and why it fascinates me. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us books futures Web 2.0 The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

''m only going to say this about 1,000 more times.

Mark Oehlert

My latest additions to del.icio.us. del.icio.us Here are some of my main del.icio.us Web 2.0 It does NOT rely on a particular OS or even give a crap about what version of the Web we happen to on. Visit Serious Games - The Serious Games Networking Portal. Learning/Web 2.0. Social. web conferencing. Web/Tech. Kurt Lewin on del.icio.us. The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us

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Mark Oehlert

My latest additions to del.icio.us. del.icio.us Here are some of my main del.icio.us Web 2.0 Visit Serious Games - The Serious Games Networking Portal. Learning/Web 2.0. Social. web conferencing. Web/Tech. Kurt Lewin on del.icio.us. The Lewin Links This link should take you to the page I have on del.icio.us e-Clippings (Learning As Art). Subscribe to e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert). Facebook Profile. flickr.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in eLearning Learning. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources - Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team - Learning Putty , October 22, 2009. Random Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Help Needed: Long Car Ride Ahead and I Want to Load Up on the Best Podcasts | Main | "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News) » April 28, 2007 "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations) Whew. Having him on the phone to ask questions of was much more satisfying than reading the Web site or a whitepaper." Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us

Learning Styles and Visualization

Mark Oehlert

My latest additions to del.icio.us. del.icio.us Here are some of my main del.icio.us Web 2.0 There are many more web-based mind mapping sites, but I wont repeat them here, because you mention Harold Jarches post where I listed them all in a comment. One thing that I am looking for is something like mindmap that I could use to plot different technologies, conferences, etc that I am tracking and then allow people to view that over the web. Learning/Web 2.0.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Pageflakes.I want to switch but did you actually try to make it hard?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Get Your Free WikinomicsChapter from Social Text | Main | "I.B.M. IMHO (as a user), the purpose of a web-based aggregator/webtop is for me to be able to add content (by that I mean feeds - the ability to organize these feeds into pages is a secondary experience). Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us stuff Here are some of my main del.icio.us

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Dead Alewives: Dungeons and Dragons | Main | Back from GDC (and a free virtual world event) » February 21, 2008 GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge OK.so Evidently the big takeaway there was that you can social experiences in both and that those experiences will be different. Portal won Game of the Year BTW - you can try a 2D version on Kongergate). del.icio.us