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Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

To calculate your social network, fill out the Social Network Index here. x28s Blog ZenPundit Poll Follow this blog

Forums vs. Social Networks?

Clark Quinn

I'm debating the value of forum / group / threaded discussion software vs. social network software for a particular situation. They could also do it as comments on a blog. Social Network Examples are Ning and KickApps. They form a network of people via interactions, groups, etc. Options are simple.

From Social Networks to Communities

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World From Social Networks to Communities by Kevin Wheeler on June 16, 2010 Social media and social networks are all the rage.  Here are some other characteristics of communities. Join us.

The Soothing Effect of Blogging

Luis Suarez

It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago. Go figure. I doubt it.

You are the Collective Wisdom of both Strong & Weak Ties

Dan Pontefract

Mobilizing social networks beyond project team frontiers: The case of polar expeditions ; Lecoutre, Marc; Lièvre, Pascal. Cross, Rob.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Bandwidth As administrators struggle against the demands video streaming and bit torrent networks place on backbones, it is hard to imagine saying that bandwidth will be unlimited. Arrington, 2008) Indeed, it is arguable that we have already reached the upper limit of the large single-system software environment. Web 2.0

LinkedIn Connection Approach Rethought

Tony Karrer

If you read my blog much, you know that I use LinkedIn quite a bit to help me find experts and expertise. This is more in line with what people call a LinkedIn LION (LinkedIn Open Networker). You go to my profile: [link] You click on: Add Tony to Your Network. I'm a BIG TIME believer in the value of this. So, what do you do?

SCoPE: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SCoPE: Seminars: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 How do you track and keep up with blog conversations?

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

To do my review, I first looked at what I was writing about and what people were reading on my blog in 2008. during 2008. world.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. Web 2.0 Is the Future of Education (Techlearning blog) 11. Managing the Complexity of Forming an Online Networking Community: 14. We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. Part 1 55.

Blogs, Social Networks and LinkedIn Answers

Tony Karrer

I received a great question from someone relative to my last post - Required Reading for Training Managers where I continue to suggest the benefits of blogging (see Blogging - I'm Pushing Harder Now and Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog for recaps of much of this). But, it's just that.

The best social networking tool

Euen Semple

I have always argued that blogs are the best way to establish and maintain networks of interesting people - way better than things like Facebook and Linkedin. Llia E0fimova has just published a great series of interviews with a bunch of blogger on how they use their blogs for networking.

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Introduction to Social Networking. Note you can learn more about the concept of ego-centric vs object-centric networks here ).

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Posted on December 23rd, 2007 by Harold Jarche It looks like social media (wikis, blogs & social networking) are going the way of e-learning and knowledge management (KM). Blogs with lots of colourful widgets ? " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. link] ConstellationW hjarche: Want to change education? Canada

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Formal learning & social networking

Clark Quinn

Much of elearning 2.0 is about informal learning, but the organization was moving to using social networking tools to scaffold their move from face-to-face to more online learning.  So I was asked to talk about social networking and formal learning. Each of these can be accomplished well through social networking tools.

Blogging and Social Networking Boosts Your Social Life

Tony Karrer

Just saw this report - Blogging Boosts Your Social Life - a rather limited study, but interesting reporting: Bloggers reported a greater sense of belonging to a group of like-minded people and feeling more confident they could rely on others for help. Time to go back and update - Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog

The only real social networks are personal ones

Doc Searls

Forgive me for being an old fart, but today’s “social networks&# look to me like yesterday’s online services.

What Makes a Social Network Valuable?

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World What Makes a Social Network Valuable? by Kevin Wheeler on July 23, 2009 Is your social network valuable simply because of the number of people you have in it? I don’t think so. Join us.

Blogs, Social Networks and LinkedIn Answers

Clark Quinn

I received a great question from someone relative to my last post - Required Reading for Training Managers where I continue to suggest the benefits of blogging (see Blogging - I'm Pushing Harder Now and Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog for recaps of much of this). But, it's just that.

Learn Trends 2008 - Free

Tony Karrer

George Siemens , Jay Cross and Tony Karrer have organized the second annual free online conference: Corporate Learning: Trends and Innovation 2008 November 17 - 21, 2008 | Online | Free Last year's conference had two thousand people from all over the world take part in the week-long conference. It's online. And it's free.

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2008 in retrospect

Jay Cross

I’m closing the chapter on 2008 and gearing up for 2009 and beyond. We are in the midst of a great transition to an era of networks and service. Networks enable direct, static-free, one-to-one communication. Keynoted Learning Technologies 2008 in London. Community Tips for New Leaders (blog). Winter. Spring.

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Reflections on Twitter and social networking

Clark Quinn

I’ve been using Twitter for a number of weeks now, and that, combined with several recent social networking activities prompted this reflection.  Twitter is a different story; described as micro-blogging, it’s more immediate, more a pointer.  Many of the people to track are sharing their interesting discoveries. 

Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's the end of 2008, and while most people are predicting what will happen in 2009 , I look back at those who predicted 2008. As for e-learning, 2008 was a year in which very little actually occurred(even in gaming, the headline reads Old Standby Back On Top ). Editor-in-Chief, eLearn Magazine , and Blog on education.

Learners as customers

Jay Cross

Social networking sites account for more web traffic than news and information sites. Text chat comes in many varieties.

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Working Socially

Harold Jarche

Saying we don’t need to understand social media is like saying we didn’t need to understand speaking, reading or writing to do our jobs before.

What Makes a Social Network Valuable? | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World What Makes a Social Network Valuable? by Kevin Wheeler on July 23, 2009 Is your social network valuable simply because of the number of people you have in it? I don’t think so. Join us.

After Bitly’s fail

Doc Searls

See what friends are sharing across multiple social networks, all in one place. And they want to play the social game. To what?

Bridging Across Language Online | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Most recently between Spanish and English. Yet I am not a fluent Spanish speaker. I can manage day to day transactions. My Portuguese is better.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0

Internet Time Blog » Harnessing social apps

Jay Cross

Once You’re Lucky, Twice You’re Good

Jay Cross

Today’s successes are social networks built for one’s friends that just happened to prove viable as companies. This new web is about connecting with people and sharing things with them, things like video, news clips, restaurant reviews, photos, blogs. Sarah gave me a copy of her new book. She contrasts the web 2.0

Enterprise Twitter

Jay Cross

corporate Twitter network could overcome some of these difficulties. For one thing, Twitter grows a self-organizing social network. When a question is thrown out to the network, people with time and energy can volunteer at answer. Unlike blog posts that will live online forever, Twitter is written in disappearing ink.

The Therapy of Blogging While Showing Off Your Ideas Out in the Open

Luis Suarez

You may have noticed how over the course of the last few days I haven’t had much of a chance to blog over here. Quite the opposite, actually. I am  continually  looking at the prospect of writing away, as, you know, there is always time for blogging, right? Is it still a blog? After all, blogging is  still  lots of good fun !

Internet Time Blog » Weak ties

Jay Cross

Blogging Advice - It's Good for You

Tony Karrer

Just saw this article - Blogging -- It's Good for You. I've added that link to one of the most bookmarked pages on this site: Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog Thanks to Donald Clark for pointing to this. Reminder that Blogging and Social Networking Boosts Your Social Life.

Help! Testing a network mapping exercise | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Activity: Map Your Network Brief Description: This activity offers and introduction to social network mapping. Well done!

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. on 28 Apr 2008 at 9:33 am Wow. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. On Managing A Community.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Virtual Worlds Management Industry Forecast 2008

Mark Oehlert

Also examined in the report are the 2008 business goals for many of the leading companies in the industry. del.icio.us books futures Web 2.0

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: More on the Evolution towards the Knowledge Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In our new world of social networks, blogs and the like, news travels fast online. think so. This isn’t easy to do. No longer.

“is dead” isn’t dead, but needs to die

Doc Searls

Blogging  (by  Francine Hardaway herself , no less). Social Networking. Social media. Starbucks  (in 2008). All these living things have been declared dead… Anonymous travel. Apple (in 2005). Common courtesy. Driving. Google  (in 2006). Google+. Internal medicine. Marketing. Search. Twitter  (in 1999). Yahoo.