5 Ways to Engage Users in a MOOC course

Your Training Edge

However, even in the presence of such high interest and rapid growth of MOOCs, we still think of engaging students well in such programs. Social software and participatory learning: Pedagogical choices with technology affordances in the Web era.

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The current top 5 highest-rated social learning solutions on CollectMyThoughts

InsiderHub

In the world of online learning, some organizations are choosing to incorporate a “social” aspect to their platforms and programs, also sometimes described as “collaborative” learning. Social learning management.

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.

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. … Informal learning and social learning are no doubt stealing the tarts. ” 3 - 10 enterprise social networking obstacles , the brainyard, Information Week 3 January 2012.

Mentoring or Coaching: What’s Best for Your Company?

CLO Magazine

But it pays to know the key differences between coaching and mentoring to implement an effective program. However, when building out these programs, questions often arise about how to use coaching and mentoring to develop talent, and the tools available to run them. Coaching initiatives tend to have shorter timelines than mentoring programs, with more finite and tangible learning objectives and goals. Desired outcomes: What should program results be?

Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? My contention (as expressed in LMS and Social Learning ) is that most of the vendors are getting this wrong.

World Health 2.0

Learning with e's

I'm very pleased to see that a paper I have been working on with colleagues was published this week in a very specialised health related journal: Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. tools, mashups and aggregators to predict localised social trends such as flu epidemics.

What's on Your Social Wish List?

CLO Magazine

Imagine a senior executive in your company returns from Thanksgiving weekend having read white papers from IBM that say social business is the next step in the overall evolution of business. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. Front-running companies are installing social networks such as Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, SharePoint, Ideo and HootSuite like there’s no tomorrow.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

How will you take advantage of your in-house social network? Your company will install an in-house social network. Wise Chief Learning Officers are thinking about how social networks will augment learning & development. The allure of social business is captivating.

LMSs that kick ass: Meridian KSI

Janet Clarey

I know you’ve been incorporating some social media tools into your LMS. What is Meridian KSI doing with social media? A: Roy Haythorn - Online communities and blogs are two of the biggest social media tools that Meridian has made a part of its LMS. Q: What drove your decision to incorporate social media tools into your LMS? Once there, he finds he doesn’t remember how to run the program. They see social software as the purview of co-eds, gamers and nerds.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

Looking through the program, I’m delighted to see that many of the sessions could easily play at DevLearn and vice-versa. What might a PKM program in your organization look like, and how can it leverage social networking tools?

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The Other 90% of Learning

Jay Cross

They learn about twice as much from those conversations compared to structured courses and programs. Learning is social. Social software facilitates conversation. Chatter, Jive, Socialcast, Yammer, Podio, and other social networking systems simplify listening in and joining purposeful conversations. Serving enterprise customers. This appears in the August 2012 CLO magazine. They changed the title on me.).

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Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. T o implement social/informal learning infrastructure projects, learning and development professionals need to shift their focus from learning to earning. Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009.

Come Together

Jay Cross

Expertise locators connect workers to people with answers; social software connects them with friends and colleagues. Software such as Second Life allows executives — in avatar form — to give presentations to one another in virtual boardrooms. Come Together, Right Now. Jay Cross.

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Ten years after

Jay Cross

Social mobile computing. Social software. Social accounting tools. Training programs tumble out but are not used. The problem is the focus on programs.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others | Main | "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) » March 26, 2008 Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET ( CNET ) "Once again, we enlisted CNET Labs to design and perform our antispywaretests.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Other notes: Definition of social media vary among attendees (~160). Noted main difference between main stream media and social media. Social media enables everyone to publish/access info inexpensively. Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

What worked twenty years ago doesn’t work well in the social, always-on, networked world of business we now inhabit. The social revolution of the 1960s gave rise to the concept that learning is individual. Social & Collaborative Activities. Social.

We don't NEED more teachers. We need more people TEACHING!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Jay Cross posted an interesting story this morning about his reply to this email question, "How are people using social software to support learning?" So, shouldn't teaching actually be part of any learning program? We need to stop thinking of social networking as something bright new and shiny. The bricks and mortar universities provided the environment for social networking and in my opinion that was BIGGEST benefit of the money spent on my education.

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