The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Business networking not only brings new business and new talent, but it supports collaboration – whether it’s collaborating with internal team members or making connections outside of the organization. Outside of work I enjoy several hobbies including camping, travel and photography.

How is Corporate Training Different from Academic Learning?

TalentLMS

Web based learning has opened up a lot of doors to anyone who wants to learn. Moreover, web based training has broken down both geographical and physical limitations and has made learning possible across different time zones. Web Based Training Advantages and Disadvantages.

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. Multiple access options, like a bank that offers access by ATM, the Web, phone, or human tellers.

Learning in the Collaboration Age

Performance Learning Productivity

In November of that year British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee together with his Belgian colleague Robert Cailliau proposed a project to develop the use of hypertext “ to link and access information of various kinds as a web of nodes in which the user can browse at will”…. …

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams. In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall?

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

Social learning is a natural everyday phenomenon; simply put, we learn from our colleagues as we work with them. It means that “learning” is no longer seen as a separate activity from working; and that for the first time it can be truly become a continuous, social experience in the workflow.

The role of the Enterprise Learning Community Manager #elcm

Jane Hart

In my recent webinar presentation for the LSG online conference, Using a collaboration platform for brilliant learning , rather than giving a PowerPoint presentation, I took the participants on a web tour of the Social Learning Centre.

Advantages of Blended Learning over Traditional eLearning Methods

Hurix Digital

The World Wide Web has made a wealth of information available at our fingertips. Besides, it also incorporates the role of an instructor for human interaction, brainstorming, team learning, etc. Better information and feedback on work. Team learning and teaching.

Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

Using SharePoint before, during and after courses This typically takes the form of sharing best practices, code examples, templates, links; posting announcements; having discussions; showing calendar items; supporting student profiles; supporting student project work; sharing notes, documents; providing course content. But in discussions there were often distinctions based on what the work team or CoP expected. I've been having fabulous conversations about using SharePoint.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Performance Learning Productivity

Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. The training department response In other words, what does the training department do when training doesn''t work? When other changes are implemented a change in name for the training department and in titles for the team is probably essential.

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Discussion with Lucid Meetings

Kapp Notes

We offer a solution for working teams to help improve the quality and effectiveness of their meetings. We help them get more done with less by combining collaboration, web conferencing, and teleconferencing into one seamless solution.

Role of L&D in the 21C Workplace

ID Reflections

The impact of technology, globalization, ubiquitous connectivity, remote work and distributed work teams, and economy of individuals to name a few drivers have changed the face of workplace learning and performance dramatically.

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21st Century Skills in eLearning

Web Courseworks

We also need to understand the output from our automated work to determine its accuracy. Collaboration is the ability to work effectively and respectfully with others. We are increasingly seeing cross-disciplinary work teams.

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Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Web 2.0 It's pretty rare where work teams and certainly not organizations have made it the norm to adopt the software.

To optimize your learning, optimize your networks

Jay Cross

Harold recently posted this model: Workers collaborate in Project Teams to get the job done. The work team is a different sort of animal because we have a job to do. Some teams are self-organizing networks; others are the tail end of command-and-control.

Learning in the Collaboration Age (original post)

Performance Learning Productivity

In November of that year British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee together with his Belgian colleague Robert Cailliau proposed a project to develop the use of hypertext “to link and access information of various kinds as a web of nodes in which the user can browse at will”….…

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

Working and learning in Stages 1-4 is based upon a Taylorist , industrial age mindset. Collaborative Working & Learning. to the ”blend” Learning in the flow or work, “smart” working. Learning =Working, Working=Learning. Supporting work teams.

TCC08: Wikis and Blogs and Tags: Oh Why?

Experiencing eLearning

Starting with an intro to Web 2.0. Important to teach students collaborative skills to prepare for work. Teams are goal-directed. Wikis make it very clear who did what–always a problem with group work for grading. Wikis have more work application for students too. Presenters: Alice Bedard-Voorhees, Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA. Lisa Cheney-Steen, Colorado Community College System, Denver, Colorado, USA.

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Rodica Irodiu Shares How to Make a Fast, Beautiful Online Course WordPress Website with the Neve Theme by ThemeIsle

LifterLMS

Rodica shares why the ThemeIsle team decided to build the Neve theme, and what unique functionality it has to offer WordPress and LifterLMS users. Rodica also speaks to remote working and team building. The ThemeIsle team is located across many places in the world.

Donald Clark - Dumbness of Crowds - Hmmmm

Tony Karrer

I generally agree with what Donald has to say, but on this post, I think he's right about collaboration vs. independent work, but draws a bad conclusion: Donald Clark Plan B: Dumbness of Crowds. First - I tend to agree with Donald that most Web 2.0 activities are more independent actions of individuals than true collaborative work (team work) on a work product. This is true in most project teams. Rather, you divide the work, and bring it together.

eLearning 2.0 - An Immediate, Important Shift

Tony Karrer

I just finished reading a blog post on Read/Write Web - eLearning 2.0 - All You Need to Know. which is very similar to the shift represented by Web 2.0. Adopting a practice like blogging as a personal learning and networking tool or adopting Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools as a means to support collaborative work teams is something that is an immediate and important shift for knowledge workers - and that's you!

Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

Instead of satisfying art lovers, corporate curation saves enormous amounts of time, keeps teams on the same page, and equips everyone with the latest insights. I scoured the web and paid particular attention to curation champions like Robin Good and Howard Rheingold.

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Work Literacy Skills - New Workshop

Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche, Michele Martin and I are pleased to announce a new workshop offering that relates to the recent posts on Tool Set 2009 and to the issues of Work Literacy. Work Literacy Skills Workshop Was the last formal training you had on knowledge work skills the use of a card catalog and microfiche reader? We are left trying to figure out where all these new tools fit in our day-to-day work life and our professional life.

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Your next employee training techniques are on this list!(Part 2)

eFront

Hands-on learning (which can also be called as on-the-job-training), exposes the learner to real-life work scenarios. Employee training techniques like these make sure that learning is not limited to inside the classroom, but is also demonstrated (and assimilated) during work itself.

New Work and New Work Skills

Clark Quinn

really was all about new work skills - skills we should be learning. Actually, it's also about the fact that there's not really new work as much as there is new work skills. Work Skills Changing Most of us who used to use these things know somewhat know that they really aren't in use anymore. In presentations, I often will cite this as an example of the kinds of changes in work skills that have occurred and are constantly occurring.

Global digital tribe

Learning with e's

Tribal identity in the age of the Web transcends ethnicity, traditional cultural expectations and geography (Wheeler, 2009). Post-industrial society saw the emergence of personal computers, the Web and a global communication network of mobile phones.

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Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. But I'm worried, because while I just got through writing about my concern in Using SharePoint that learning organizations seemed to be making the same mistake of Not Preparing Workers for Web 2.0. Setting up a SharePoint for a community or work team is very different from teaching them about Personal Learning.

Personal Work and Learning Environments (PWLE) - More Discussion

Tony Karrer

I've run across a few different posts talking about Personal Work and Learning Environments which I have tentatively started to call PWLE - pronounced p-whale. The reason why I think it's worth us talking about tools and maps and basically what is your PWLE (p-whale) is that it's helpful for us to figure out how to support our own personal work and learning. This is talked about a bit in Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 11/26/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

They are underpaid, underemployed and underappreciated, and pretty well always have been, right back to the days when you if you were an artist or musician you needed a rich and titled sponsor underwriting your work if you didn't want to starve. The Ideal Collaborative Team - Dave Pollard. Fascinating, weird and wacky stories on the Web this week Mash Up The News - Business Week.

Thinking, Instructional Design, PWLE, Manufacturing, & Google

Big Dog, Little Dog

The idea that content on the web is "free" is mistaken: the hidden cost may be the demise of old media and entire art forms on which the free content depends. Another web idea dismantled by Keen is the concept of the "long tail" - the slow but gradual accumulation of sales by niche products such as books that could never have commanded shelf space in shops but can wait for buyers to find them on Amazon. Also see, Does Internet democracy work?

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Building a Performance Ecosystem

CLO Magazine

By combining the power of the human brain with technology in a way that facilitates work, collaboration and communication, leaders can turn learning into multifaceted performance support. Things are moving faster, and organizations have to be more nimble, responding to changes in their audiences, competitors and the context of work. The Performance Ecosystem Optimizing performance is about matching technology support to the ways employees naturally work.