TCC08: Social Bookmarking to Support Professional Practice

Experiencing eLearning

Using a Social Bookmark Site to Assist in Diffusion of Online Information to Support Professional Practices. Working to improve information literacy skills in nurses. Uses social bookmarking so can find what he needs. Tagging with social bookmarking can help peers & colleagues find information more easily. Social Bookmarking Sites. Del.icio.us: most popular, emphasis is on community. Tagging is secondary.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. Debate focuses on whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf.

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Even learning is miscellaneous

Clive on Learning

The problem was that our courses were neither pure soft skills (where technology rarely rears its ugly head) nor IT training (where good design in presentations, printed documents or web content never gets a mention). Tagging and other technologies free us from the necessity of deciding on a single system of classification, in which every object is assigned a single category. In my 20s I spent a couple of years working in management accounting for a large multinational.

Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

Later in the day I was working with some people who were not that efficient at using the web and wanted to show them what I regard as an essential web tool, del.icio.us , the social bookmarking application. I reached out to the laptop, not my own, to try to open up my del.icio.us

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Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace

G-Cube

Social bookmarking sites like ‘Digg’ can filter through the excess or monitored sites like ‘Wikepedia’ can be a suitable, yet not always reliable, source of information. A series of such courses can be created and made searchable on the learning management platform through meta-tagging. Skill-gap analysis: By mapping the job-roles that an employee needs to take on and existing skills that he or she has, managers or superiors can ascertain the skill-gap of a learner.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Passively Multiplayer Online Game (PMOG) | Main | "New study examines how online games can teach business skills" (Red Herring) » June 28, 2007 Thousands of people at IBM are already doing it. The Wall Street Journal on June 18 ran an article on social networking at IBM. o IBM employees use a social bookmarking program called DogEar. del.icio.us

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10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact. This type of social learning session can be used to compile a frequently asked question page (FAQs).

First, kill all the instructors

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

This morning I received an email asking… How are people using social software to support learning? I think most of us agree that there is an important social dimension to learning. But in what ways do social software applications such as LinkedIn and FaceBook help people to learn? Social tagging systems like del.icio.us So, how are people using social media to enhance their own and their group’s learning? Just fooling.

100+ Free E-Learning Tools for Employee Training and Personal Learning

Janet Clarey

Jane is a Social Media and Learning Advisor and founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT). Social Bookmarking/Tagging and Information Management. Social Networking Services. This report really can be used both to find tools to improve employee performance (especially when your budget is tight or non-existent) AND to build your own skill set.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid.

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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.