SharePoint Social Learning Experience

Tony Karrer

I had a great conversation last week that sparked an early stage idea for what I think would be a wonderful way for learning and development organizations to leverage SharePoint better. You can find more on this by going to the LearnTrends – SharePoint in Corporate Learning Recordings.

SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?

eLearning 24-7

In today’s corporate world, you can not toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning and in many cases a LMS. The social learning savior or a hero waiting to save the learner in distress? The first thing to realize is that SharePoint is not an out of the box solution, nor turnkey by any stretch of the imagination. For social learning, this slew of items – documents, files, etc.

SharePoint Update

Tony Karrer

SharePoint in Corporate Learning One of the hardest things for me to find are good examples of how people are really using web 2.0 This is a great opportunity to hear lots of examples of what they are doing with SharePoint around Corporate Learning in a wide variety of organizations. Allison Anderson Manager Leadership Learning Environments Intel Using SharePoint as a one-stop-stop for our Career Development instructors around the globe, to access the tools and resources they need.

Sharepoint for Learning and Communication: How can corporate learning and development staff use it more effectively?

Bottom-Line Performance

What does Hoarders have to do with Sharepoint collaboration spaces and training? Don’t get me wrong, SharePoint is tool that can work to support learning quite well. One of the benefits of a collaboration space like SharePoint is that many people can share and upload content.

SharePoint is not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Networking " Skilful Minds

Skilful Minds

The title for this post is drawn from a recent assessment of SharePoint 2007 offered on Thomas Vander Wal's bog, Personal InfoCloud. consists and, specifically, how SharePoint measures up. social media e-Learning 2.0 social networking twitter

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. This has included reading some books, attending some webinars, and talking with other learning professionals about how they are making social media work in a learning environment. So why not plan for social collaboration within your instructional design? --4-- By Dean Hawkinson.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)?

Blending social and mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

This is part 2: Blending social and mobile. The term “social learning” – along with “informal learning” – has been bandied about for a couple years. In social learning, there is typically less of an expert to learner focus and more of a “let’s all learn together” focus.

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

Now, I realize there have been a plethora of social learning tools introduced in the last couple years that tout themselves as the application that will revolutionize peer to peer information exchange. Some have even been fairly successful, such as Yammer , Bloomfire , or Microsoft SharePoint.

LMS and Social Learning

Tony Karrer

As a follow on to the discussion of social learning and formal learning in Long Live … great post by BJ Schone - Have LMSs Jumped The Shark? We’ve recently seen LMSs shift to include more functionality, such as wikis, blogs, social networking, etc.

Competentum launches ShareKnowledge LMS 3.1 for Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 at DevLearn|10 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

management system (LMS) based on Microsoft® Corporation’s SharePoint® 2010 and 2007 versions, that is specifically. Tags: Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Social Media Tools At DevLearn 2010 in San Francisco, November 3-5, Competentum launches the newest, most advanced learning. designed for corporate e-Learning.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues. social social media

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0

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.

Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked on twitter about use social bookmarking tools that work behind the firewall. Here are the social bookmarking tools that I commonly cite in presentations: BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam del.irio.us - perl based, very similar to del.icio.us IBM Lotus Connections Scuttle – Open Source WSSsearch - SharePoint add-on Any others? I thought I had blogged about this before, but I'm not finding the post.

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.

Learning Solutions Series: Social Learning Appealing, but Not Widely Used

InsiderHub

Over the course of the last few years, there’s been a lot of conversation about “social” learning and its rise in popularity. However, the application of social learning is slow, and may not even take off at all, over the long term. of organizations own a social learning solution.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. Networks Social Learning

Selling Social Learning – Be a Jack

Tony Karrer

I was just reading a post - Top 5 tips to gain buy in for learning with social media. And the key in selling social learning / learning communities was the simple explanation of what they are in a value proposition.

Social Media Goals

Clark Quinn

expo (part of the time with fellow miscreant Jay Cross ), and it led me to think a bit more about social media tools and approaches. We were prompted to visit Blue Kiwi , which is probably the leading European social media platform. Vignette , on the other hand, started as a CMS for KM, but then added social media around it. Drupal is an open source CMS that’s been used for social media, and Elgg similarly started as an open source portfolio tool but has expanded.

Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better? She currently leads training at General Mills for Standard Desktop Applications, SharePoint, and New Hire Orientation.

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Still listed as a social learning management system, they have made some new strides that really work for me. The best SharePoint LMS on the market. Yes, there is a still market for SharePoint systems and I recommend finding a system already built on it, rather than doing it yourself (which many people do). Easy to use interface – which often does not happen with SharePoint LMSs. Social learning. Works with SharePoint 2007 and 2010. Social learning.

‘Konnect’ to Liberate Learning from LMS

Origin Learning

Konnect is compatible with external systems such as Sharepoint, Moodle, Jive, and Salesforce with customized connectors. This approach enables the capture of learning metrics that takes place through social learning activities. How do organizations track the progress of learning?

Part 1: Driving Social Learning

CLO Magazine

No matter how they define it, learning executives seem to agree that jumping on the social learning bandwagon just because everyone else is doing it is counterintuitive. No matter how they define it, learning executives seem to agree that jumping on the social learning bandwagon just because everyone else is doing it is counterintuitive; it needs to serve a purpose.

Low-Tech Ways to Add Social and Collaborative Learning To Your Training Plans

Integrated Learnings

I think we've all heard the buzz about social and collaborative learning. The theory also acknowledges the important role that social interaction plays in this. A simple discussion board can easily be set up on a Microsoft SharePoint site or on other types of intranet sites. Tags: Instructional Design Constructivism Collaborative Learning Social Media Social Learning eLearning By Shelley A. Gable.

Valuable Content - Views and Social Signals

Tony Karrer

However, I've also come to realize that there are some limits with each different kind of social signal (e.g., Nancy's top ten posts for Q1 according to various social signals were: Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience - Full Circle , March 23, 2009 CoP Series #6: Community Leadership in Learning - Full Circle , March 10, 2009 Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed - Full Circle , March 6, 2009 CoP Series #5: Is my community a community of practice?

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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.

Social Collaboration and JIT Learning

CLO Magazine

Social learning technology enables users to search and connect with the appropriate people at the point of need. Social learning technologies not only have the potential to drive collaboration within the enterprise, they enable learners to access the information they need in real time. Cornerstone OnDemand is redesigning its Connect product, its social collaboration tool, so users can search and connect with the appropriate people at the point of need.

The Impact of Social Media in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

Social media continues to grow, as do the discussions regarding its application within the realm of business and learning. There are various interpretations of social media, whether it is specific to networking and web 2.0 technologies or spans the use of any existing technology that enhances social relationships. Social media, however, has many benefits to business, especially the evident advancements in collaboration and communication.

Social Learning: Top Down Versus Bottom Up

CLO Magazine

Examples of this type of technology include Jive and SharePoint. A lot of the communication that happens on such platforms tends to be of a non-business nature, such as interactions among affinity groups or dialogue about social activities. On the other hand, bottom-up technologies enable social collaboration to happen from a grassroots level about the content itself, Ambrose said. Skillsoft went this route with its inGenius social product.

Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie

E-learning Uncovered

This method of knowledge sharing has worked fine for years (because there were really no other options) but I think with the momentum of social media, employees are going to push to change this. But what is new is the social media component. The social media component provides the medium for discussions about the learning, the discussion that is as equally as valuable as the learning event itself. When a course is intergraded on a social media platform, learners can interact.

How Content Curation Wins the Day

Learning Rebels

It could be making sense of the information that is hidden and buried in your own organizations SharePoint site, LMS or intranet. The rest of our knowledge comes from informal and social sources. . ( I originally wrote this post for my Litmos Blog – here ).

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. Public social networks. social networks. 45- SharePoint 55- Google Apps. Social Media dashboards.

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Social Networking, Informal Learning, Twitter, & Gaming

Big Dog, Little Dog

We are all very familiar with social networking platforms such as MySpace, Flikr, YouTube, Twitter, Bebo and Facebook. KM Asia: keynote on social computing - Dave Snowden of Cognitive Edge. Improved collective performance: Investing in Web 2.0 - Knowledge Board.

Training and Social Media Taught Me to Tie a Tie

E-learning Uncovered

This method of knowledge sharing has worked fine for years (because there were really no other options) but I think with the momentum of social media, employees are going to push to change this. But what is new is the social media component. The social media component provides the medium for discussions about the learning, the discussion that is as equally as valuable as the learning event itself. When a course is intergraded on a social media platform, learners can interact.