Wikipedia: A Marxist perspective

Learning with e's

Most people by now know that Wikipedia is the world''s largest encyclopaedia. Much of the activity on Wikipedia can be explained from a Marxist perspective. As with all social and collaborative enterprises division of labour is clearly evident in Wikipedia pages.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler In a previous post I outlined some of the metrics around the use of digital media, technologies and social networks. I wrote that: "The age of social technologies has radically transformed the way we live our lives, and that includes how we learn and teach.

The Social Learning Revolution

Jane Hart

” (Wikipedia). I’ve been preparing some extended notes for some presentations about The Social Learning Revolution – in particular how social media is impacting all our working and learning lives, and what this means for the Learning & Development department.

Video, Meetings, Wikipedia, & Twitter

Big Dog, Little Dog

Watch out Wikipedia, here comes Britannica 2.0 - Fairfax Digital. In a move to take on Wikipedia, the Encyclopedia Britannica is inviting the hoi polloi to edit, enhance and contribute to its online version. Wikipedia's dominance of Google searches: World War II: #1.

Wikipedia, Stress, Innovation, & Twitter

Big Dog, Little Dog

I'm a Wikipedia Inclusionist - Science Blogs. Wikipedia is far beyond the level where it need prove anything to the world. It's there, it's huge, it's extremely useful, and whenever I find it lacking on some point I have endless opportunity to do something about it.

Wikipedia, Groups, Complexity, Training, & Work

Big Dog, Little Dog

Wikipedia to Color Code Untrustworthy Text - Wired. On the other hand, many "social learning" advocates are very active of Twitter.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. More and more, organizations are turning to social learning to deliver exciting e-learning experiences to their employees, customers and partners. What is Social Learning?

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Becoming a Social Business – Beyond Culture Change

Learnnovators

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. These concepts are fundamentally opposed to the principle and values that support cooperation and collaboration – the pillars of social business and authentic communities. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. Articles from Wikipedia and other online encyclopedia. Absorb LMS course created with content from Wikipedia, YouTube, and Slideshare.

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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.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. Articles from Wikipedia and other online encyclopedia. Absorb LMS course created with content from Wikipedia, YouTube, and Slideshare.

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The social impact of disruptive technology

Learning with e's

Just take Wikipedia: Technically it is a collaborative work space for creating content. There are around 7.000 authors for the German Wikipedia edition. Do you think this has a big social impact? Wikipedia and weblogs were two of the most important applications of Web 2.0,

Becoming a Social Business -- Beyond Culture Change

ID Reflections

Over the past few years, the need to become a social business and to promote enterprise-wide collaboration have taken hold in many organizations. These concepts are fundamentally opposed to the principle and values that support cooperation and collaboration – the pillars of social business and authentic communities. Wikipedia). change future_of_work online communities Organization Reflection social_business

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Why You Should Adopt Social Learning

EI Design

It is exciting to be part of the new era in corporate learning that leverages on social and collaborative learning. Here is why you should adopt social learning, from both learners’ and businesses’ perspectives. Why You Need To Adopt Social Learning. Social Learning

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Myth #5: Social and workplace learning are the same as 70:20:10

Docebo

Those actively applying 70:20:10 models are using more social learning tools such as communities of practice, encouraging sharing of user generated content and are facilitating the use of social media for learning.

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Two innovations that have changed learning forever

Learning with e's

In the 90s we saw the rapid evolution of the Internet and video conferencing , followed closely by the emergence of mobile phones and the social web. I said that there are in fact two innovations that I believe have made the most impact on learning - social media and mobile phones.

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? Because video is, apparently, a perfect manifestation of social learning theory.

Social Media, Social Learning, & Curation: Resources Shared at #eACH2015

David Kelly

I had the pleasure of leading a workshop as part of the 2015 eACH Conference exploring Social Media, Social Learning, and Curation for Learning Professionals. It may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about social media and social learning. Specifically Mentioned Social Media Resources. Learning in a Social Workplace (Jane Hart’s blog). Additional Social Media Resources. Social Media for Trainers by Jane Bozarth.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In no realm has this been more evident than in our constant encouragement of the use of internal social media networks as a crucial benefit-multiplier for any employee training project. So, long story short, social media once again proves its immense utility in a world where Web 2.0

How to pair social learning with your LMS for a more engaged workforce

Docebo

What is social learning and how can it help develop a culture of learning? Social learning is a theory by psychologist Albert Bandura that suggests learning is a cognitive process that takes place in a social context and can occur purely through observation or direct instruction, even in the absence of motor reproduction or direct reinforcement. Social learning is the 20% within the 70+20+10 learning model. This is social learning at its core.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. Articles from Wikipedia and other online encyclopedia. Absorb LMS course created with content from Wikipedia, YouTube, and Slideshare.

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Self organised learning spaces

Learning with e's

I only provide them with the conditions in which they can learn." - Albert Einstein The social web is replete with self-organising spaces. Take Wikipedia for example. We can learn a lot from Wikipedia, and not just from the knowledge it contains. "I never teach my students.

Resistance is futile

Learning with e's

I have learnt from my research that there are - and always will be - people who are resistant or reticent, because new technologies have the potential to disrupt and challenge the social and professional roles into which they have habituated.

#C2Xmas Day 11 – Random Wiki Page

Jane Hart

For serendipitous browsing and learning, try this link which will automatically (and randomly) take you to any page on Wikipedia. Social learningDay 11 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here.

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U.S. senator: It's time to ban Wikipedia in schools, libraries

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Ted Stevens, the man who described the Internet as a series of tubes: It's time for the federal government to ban access to Wikipedia, MySpace, and social networking sites from schools and libraries. Here's the newest from Sen. read more | digg story

Is the ivory tower crumbling?

Learning with e's

Rarely do scholars refer to 32 percent of the peer-reviewed articles in the social and 27 percent in the natural sciences. What if talented and knowledgeable lay-people had been excluded from contributing to Wikipedia?

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

Adobe Captivate

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning solutions in their learning strategies that enables employees to learn from each other. In this article, I will touch upon the concept of social learning, its benefits and how can it be used meaningfully in an organisation to enhance collaborative learning. What is social learning?

Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This ever-changing technological landscape is currently held captive by social media, and for good reason. Are people still just people, customers still customers, and social media simply tools we can all add to our ever-growing belt?

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How to Reduce the Social “Risks” in Online Training

Mindflash

Social learning—or learning with and from others (with or without social media technology)—is a force to be reckoned with. But how do you entice your online training learners to participate to take learning to a higher level, and make it participatory and social?

The Workplace Learning Revolution: free mini e-book

Jane Hart

Wikipedia) I’ve had such a lot of interest in the new book I’m working on, The Workplace Learning Revolution , that I decided to create a free mini e-book version.â?¦ Social learning

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The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The training industry is changing rapidly and technology plays a big role in that change, especially social media. Today, I’d like to discuss a few pros of social media as it relates to our industry and then I’ll follow it up with a post on some of the cons.

"Everyone remember where we parked."

Learning with e's

Other technologies have similar potential for positive disruption, and yet are largely ignored or forbidden in formal education contexts Wikipedia, as I mentioned in yesterday's post , is a disruptor. disruptive innovation education learning smart mobile phones Technology wikipedia

Some Tools for Social Learning and How they Help Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a table with some tools for social learning, short description of the tool, the best use for social learning for the tool and some examples. Wikipedia. Social Bookmarking. What makes it social is that, with the right permissions, individuals on the network can view all of the tagged articles and blog entries and see which were tagged the most. Social Network.

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning

EI Design

What is social learning and how can you use it to foster collaborative learning. It is no surprise that today more and more companies are using some form of social learning that enables employees to learn from each other. What is social learning? Social Learning