How to Make Wikis Part of Your Training Program

Mindflash

With the Encyclopedia Britannica abandoning its 244-year-old printed version in response to the dominance of Wikipedia, and Britain’s education minister calling for a “wiki approach” to designing the curriculum for schools, wikis deserve a role in employee training and learning.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Heart My Wiki

Learning Visions

Friday, July 06, 2007 I Heart My Wiki I have finally thrown myself into the wiki waters. The kickoff meeting agenda and notes went in the wiki. Interview transcripts go in the wiki. Notes from conversations with staff members go in the wiki. Yes, I love my wiki.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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We Need a Wiki in a Wiki

eLearning Blender

It's obvious that a Wiki would be a great help in my organization. I believe a Wiki would be a great addition to our systems so that it is easier to access commonly needed information quickly. So, we know we need a Wiki. Here is what I have identified as our options: SharePoint Wiki – SharePoint 07 offers some basic Wiki options that would probably satisfy our needs. If I can prove that the Wiki is being used then the benefits should be evident.

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Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 My experience is that when implemented and administered effectively, wikis can essentially serve as an institutional knowledge reservoir and stop the brain drain, or at least slow it to a trickle.

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

Dashe & Thomson

Social learning refers to a class of learning, which includes wikis, blogs, screen sharing, podcasting, photo sharing, social bookmarking, collaborative working, social networking, etc. Two weeks ago Jane Hart wrote an article titled, Social Learning: to be or not to be? ,

Activities, Workflows and Structured Wikis (Augmented Social Cognition)

Mark Oehlert

tools like Wikis support workflows within the enterprise. For this purpose, we have been doing an overall review of structured Wikis available in the marketplace (either thru open-source, hosted solution, or supported-installation). By "Structured Wiki", we mean wiki engines that are enhanced with lightweight programming features and database functionalities.

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How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

Core component #1: Wiki. The primary component of my ILE is a comprehensive wiki. A wiki enables the organisation to centralise that collateral, whether directly (by inputting it) or indirectly (by linking to where it exists elsewhere), thereby functioning as the first port of call.

Web 2.0 based e-learning

Learning with e's

A few years ago, I began to use wikis as embedded module tools to encourage and support collaborative learning. Several articles on my use of wikis have been published over the last 2 years, most recently in journals and book chapters.

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Deliver your training programs from any device with Paradiso LMS App

Paradiso

Wikis. The post Deliver your training programs from any device with Paradiso LMS App appeared first on Paradiso eLearning Blog. The magnificent union between technology and eLearning allows that through an LMS App your users have the virtual learning material on their hands.

Using MOOCs in Corporate Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Companies also have several options for how to integrate MOOCs into their training programs. Many organizations offer prepackaged MOOCs, and this is a very good option for workplace skills, professional development, and other parts of a training program that don’t require company-specific content. The Saylor Foundation offers a Workplace Skills Program that includes courses in computer literacy, professional writing, and time and stress management.

TCC09: Creating a Culture of Learning

Experiencing eLearning

Their program follows Quality Matters–teacher & principal training. University Program > University Student (Principal candidates) > Teachers > Students. Use wikis as archive of resources for students to refer to as needed. Multimedia posted on the wiki like Blabberize. Use a wiki to share best practices. Posted in Higher Ed, K-12, Learning Communities, Tools, Wikis.

Adapting elearning programs cross-culturally

eFront

In today’s truly international work environment, trainers need to go beyond merely recognizing cultural differences to actually adapting their programs to accommodate for those differences – and in the process avoiding potentially costly errors. Authored this Wiki page.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

Let’s say you have one group of learners in one region going through a four-week new hire program, but you also have another group going through the same four-week program in another region at the same time. Many are using Microsoft SharePoint, which includes discussion threads, wikis, and blogs, or using other similar collaboration tools. Wiki Instructional Design Social Network Collaborative Learning Social Media Social Learning Twitter Web 2.0 By Dean Hawkinson.

5 Tips to Develop Blended Learning Programs

CommLab India

Clearly define the learning objectives of the training program. When you create a blended learning program, it is important to have a clear syllabus and outline for each of the modules. Blended learning is the combination of face-to-face and online learning.

How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 2

Your Training Edge

Social media integration is one of the main advantages of MOOCs over traditional e-learning models, and MOOCs offer many ways to incorporate social media into training programs: Discussion boards. Course wikis. A wiki is a website that users can easily add to and modify. Wikis are used often in MOOCs as places for the members of the community to share what they are learning in the course and independently. Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) » March 12, 2008 "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week) ( article link ) When I first saw this article, I thought great, another study telling us what we already kno w.

Developing a Training Program: Have You Considered Going Digital?

CommLab India

It means you should know what training programs will be conducted in classrooms (for whom and by whom) and which ones will go digital. The onboarding training program may include: Company overview, structure, vision & mission.

60 years ago today

Learning with e's

I learnt to program. I placed a BBC micro outside my office, loaded with a menu of half a dozen simple education programs. I was now back in teacher education again, where I began to experiment with blogs, wikis, social networks and other Web 2.0

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How to Create Your Own Khan Academy for Training

Mindflash

” Questions like these occur every day in our organization, even if we already have very good training programs. This can be your existing intranet, an LMS, or even a password-protected Wiki or blog.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Shes included samples of wikis and courses she has created, links to podcasts, references and her resume. A wiki tool? I doubt I would have taken the time to pull out and clean up project samples for a "formal" portfolio had it not been a program requirement.

Guarding Against Primitive eLearning Programs

Vignettes Learning

You may use an LMS with social media modules, Share Point , PBWorks Wiki , Yammer or Facebook -like tools. [Please share your comments below.] Please share with your friends.]

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. Connected: The Movie : "What might a university look like with a fully deployed program of converged devices like the iPhone?

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E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

E-Learning authoring tools are part of a larger organizational infrastructure and learning ecosystem which typically includes hardware, software, content delivery mechanisms, and processes that support the delivery and management of learning programs.

eLearning 2.0 Presentation with Tony Karrer

eLearning Blender

I'm currently researching Wiki's for my organization so I was going into this presentation hoping to come out with a lot of ideas of how they can be used. Tony provided some great information regarding Wiki's and the audience had some great examples of how they are being used at their organizations. A couple of Wiki ideas I walked away with: · Honey Pots - I loved the idea of creating “honey pots” in the Wiki so that only certain areas can be edited.

Guarding Against Primitive eLearning Programs

Vignettes Learning

You may use an LMS with social media modules, Share Point , PBWorks Wiki , Yammer or Facebook -like tools. [Please share your comments below.] Please share with your friends.]

Software Implementation Training Plan

eLearning Blender

The project involves training approximately 180 users on a ERP software program in a chain of retail stores. The eLearning classes will help the learners to gain pre requisite knowledge while the ILT course will help them achieve fluency in the program. The ILT classes will conclude by introducing the learners to a job aid in the form of a Wiki. Rather than developing a standard technical manual with detailed instructions I have created a Wiki using MediaWiki.

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I started thinking about this during a program on Accelerated Learning at the Minnesota Chapter of the International Society of Performance Improvement (MNISPI). I always thought that program was extremely innovative.

The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets.

Dashe & Thomson

This effects workers in northern states more often than in the south so we have made that point abundantly clear throughout the program. Most recently, Ive been working on training programs for the propane industry.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

by Michael on March 7, 2011 in blended learning If you still believe that “classroom learning is the best learning” for your training and learning programs, I have some news for you.

The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

With an open source Learning Management System (LMS), you can customize your experience and programs based on your business goals and department directives, allowing different groups of employees to access hundreds of learning modules.

Increased Engagement, Knowledge Retention, and Business Revenues: Gaining a Competitive Edge through Extended Learning Management Systems

G-Cube

A wide array of social learning tools, including wikis, blogs, and forums utilized so that other learners can share ideas, learn more, and gain expertise. In today’s modern world, organizations are setting a significant difference in the way they impart training to their employees.

Guide to Online Course Design [INFOGRAPHIC]

LearnDash

Wikis. Wikis. Student interaction is also a key component to the success of your online program. Check out the infographic below for tips on how to start an online program.

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Introducting social media in organisations to improve the learning function is more difficult than you may think.

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

For some time now, I have an evaluation report of an organization that has experience with the introduction of social media (like wikis and blog) in the organization since 2009. The aim of the project was that increased use of social media within the organization would support the development of a global network: information would be better available in one central place (through wikis) and transparency about what is going on within the organisation would be enhanced.

Tips for Developing a Learning Culture

LearnDash

Most organizations understand the inherent benefits of a robust learning program (both live training and elearning) , but they don’t always know how to create a culture that is conducive to such programs.

Using Social Networking in Education

LearnDash

As such, it just makes sense for education programs to adopt them as well another tool for teaching. While there are a variety of ways these programs can be used, some specific examples include: Having student website programs. Creating and maintaining Wikis.

Blended Learning Success Tips

LearnDash

Programs often start with good intentions, but somewhere along the line they falter. The good news is that just because your blended learning program isn’t performing as expected, it doesn’t mean all is lost!