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Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology. Now What?

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. You can find various relevant posts via Twitter at DevLearn.

Your Twitter security is an egg, not an onion

Martijn Linssen

think gullible is the right word Behold the picture above: it is an example of a third party application asking to have access to your Twitter account.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

Should twitter be part of your tool set? But hopefully 2009 will be the year when that begins to change. If you care about being relevant and valuable in 2015, you had better be making moves in 2009. 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.

Australia takes the wrong path on Twitter advertising disclosure

Ross Dawson

On Saturday I was interviewed on ABC24 about the news that Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) had said that it is acceptable for celebrities to do paid promotions on Twitter without disclosing their affiliation. Twitter is media. first wrote about Sponsored Tweet’s business and disclosure policies in 2009.

Twitter's accidental path to monetisation

Martijn Linssen

Then, when the masses started flocking in, Twitter slowly started to make it all less abundant by putting in restrictions or raising existing ones.

Twitter as a tool for Personal Knowledge Management

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen Eric Mack thinks that within 18 months Twitter will change our world. agree! I see three key benefits of using Twitter: It lowers resistance to sharing information. Twitter is one of the most powerful knowledge sharing and relationship building tools on the web. Credit: Eric Mack. And follow me.

Learning Pulse


Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse October 30th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Harold Jarche is blogging about the future of the training department , briefly looking back at the pre-training age and then at how training has evolved after its invention in the 20th century. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter.

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Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse May 27th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Tony Karrer is blogging about the term “meta-learning” and its definition as it was used in the article “ Become a chief meta-learning officer ” by Jay Cross and Clark Quinn. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. No trackbacks yet.

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Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse April 8th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Jay Cross has started a conversation on the Future of Organizational Learning and Development. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Great ideas have been shared so far. Wow, it is amazing! and CSS

$1 million e-learning no more…


Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > $1 Million e-Learning no more… $1 Million e-Learning no more… April 15th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’ve been in the training and development business for nearly 20 years now. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. So how do you get there?

single-source learning content development…


Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Everyone knows that the old way of doing things is just not working any more once you have any number of courses… doing your Instructor Guide and Student Guide in Word or FrameMaker, your Slides in PowerPoint or Keynote and your learning in Articulate or Lectora. EEEKKKKK!

How @GoodwillIntl is Celebrating Labor Day with Twitter Campaign #150jobs AND Measures Success

Beth Kanter

One of their  newest experiments is a Twitter campaign, #150jobs. What is the objective of the Twitter campaign? dm4V4. Housekeeping

"Social Influence tools" only measure Twitter use

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? Eric also added: Also, in version 3.0

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Others use ‘microblogging’ services such as Twitter. Submission for a forthcoming STRIDE handbook for The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). See related handbooks here. What is a Blog? blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Among the earliest of these were Userland and LiveJournal.

Do we need to behave differently on Twitter?

Martijn Linssen

Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 11 January 2011 Do we need to behave differently on Twitter? know mine are.

Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

Twitter. Note: This is a revised HTML version of previous PDF’s posted on the site , which should make it easier for sharing. Categorize.

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Chief Talent Officer - A Common Role by 2015 | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo! Together these comprise the building blocks of a talent strategy.

Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

Tony Karrer

If your audience is already on a laptop and connected wirelessly, then you can use techniques such as Twitter Conference Ideas with twitter as a back-channel or twitter to post links to the audience. Are people noticing this? It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. See Better Conferences.

Old Growth Media And The Future Of News

Steven Berlin Johnson

That kid was me. wish I could tell you that I was making those compulsive return visits out of a passionate love of books. You read MacWorld.

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Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

This entry was posted on Friday, March 13th, 2009 at 9:22 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. also of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, pointed me and all of his other Twitter friends to “Newspapers and Thinking About the Unthinkable,” a historical summary about modern-day newspapers and their failure to successfully prepare [.].

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

Intriguingly, I am hearing that some companies are using Twitter as a free enterprise microblogging platform, using protected accounts.

Gen Y Redefines Learning | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo! They hardly read.  Only Baby Boomers and Gen X would tolerate that.

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? Generally 50-70%. How many of you actively use LinkedIn? Generally down to 10%. Browse eLearning Content

Where’s your data?

Harold Jarche

This is a real problem on Twitter where everyone uses URL shorteners and that’s why I write up  Friday’s Finds with real links.

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2009: year of the tweet

Harold Jarche

Twitter has significantly change how I communicate online. Twitter’s constraint of 14o characters is its greatest asset.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Saqib Ali January 27, 2009 at 4:30 pm Excellent blog post Prof.

Twitter Focus (#seascorcher)

Nancy White

It has been interesting to reflect on a) how much I’ve been on Twitter today and b) what I’m Tweeting about. Our heat is doing that.

Habits, Frameworks and Corporate Universities

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Habits, Frameworks and Corporate Universities by Kevin Wheeler on September 2, 2009 We all know how to learn – it’s built into our genetic makeup- but we struggle to articulate and explain how we do it. Join us.

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ). Information Overload and Learning.”

The Social Organisation Manifesto

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? It is your company. Toma ya!, Coffin.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

We won't hear much this year, but in 2009, this will be something you'll hear in a big way. expect this to gather speed in 2009. world.

Egypt: Cairo, tens of thousands of people protesting

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? Coffin. Who cares? Klout. Coffin.

Conversation + Twitter

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

While Twitter did flake out a few times during the hour, it seemed to enliven the conversation. recording of the conversation is here.


2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

It’s interesting at the end of the year to go back through blog posts to see what my Best of 2009 is. I’ll also do a post similar to my post last year 2008 2009 that will look at my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009. But for now, let me just focus on my Best of 2009. eLearning Technology.

Me On Twitter On TIME On Twitter

Steven Berlin Johnson

This week's cover of TIME features a story that I wrote about Twitter and innovation.

Twitter Learning

Tony Karrer

Saw a tweet this morning from @willrich45 ( Will Richardson ): Reading: " Why Most Twitter Users Give Up " Interesting how edTwitterers use it for learning, unlike most, it seems. This is a big meme right now based on a Nielsen study that resulted in the blog post: Twitter Quitters Post Roadblock to Long-Term Growth. Thoughts?

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

As I discussed in my look at what I learned during 2009, I’ve found that the term eLearning 2.0 2009 is going to be a big year for this issue.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

And as part of this, I’ve been taking advantage of: 2009 Predictions How Did I Do? 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. 2009 has continued that effort. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. Work Event?

Twitter Search #myonlineorigins

Nancy White

So I was tickled to be led to Twitter / Search – #myonlineorigins. What are your online origins? Photo Credit: quapan.