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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? How many of you actively use LinkedIn? can't remember how I could get things done without LinkedIn.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’.

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? For example, see [link] ).

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Recruiters have become caught up in the technology and are using these tools without much focus on whether they are working or not. Organizations are creating Facebook fan pages, LinkedIn groups and so on with little understanding of their goals for doing so.  Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo!

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New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Why is this necessary? Akili, G. K.

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Clark Quinn

Twitter is a go-to. I am pointed to many serendipitously interesting things, and of course I point to things as well. The learning chats I participate in are another way twitter helps. The articles in LinkedIn are occasionally of interest too, and it’s always an education to see who wants to link ;).

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Owning our data

Harold Jarche

Twitter, LinkedIn, Google) where we give away our data. InternetOfEverything Technology Who will own it and who will control it?

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2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

Twitter: I am pointed to many amazing and interesting things via Twitter. LinkedIn: I share thoughts there and track a few of the groups (not as thoroughly as I wish, of course). meta-learning technology99.99% of the time) provides me with links that give me the answer i need.

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My Top Tools 2014

Harold Jarche

SEEK. 2 (2): Twitter: Next to my blog, Twitter is my best learning tool and allows me to stay connected to a diverse network.

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Open as in commons, not garden

Harold Jarche

The latter was an interesting experience, as I saw how much more controlling and channelling LinkedIn was with new users than when I first joined.

LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

Serving Clients In terms of serving clients, I covered parts of Tool Set , specifically Work Skills Keeping Up , Better Memory , Information Radar , Processing Pages with Links , Networks and Learning Communities , Collaborate , and Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool. Let's compare that to LinkedIn. eLearning Technology.

Tools for Independence

Doc Searls

First, the noise level in my email already rivals that of Facebook ‘s and LinkedIn’s , both of which are thick with notices of interest in friending (or whatever) from people I don’t know or barely know. Kind of like lists in Twitter. I had thought that cirlces would be a discussion thing, and I guess it is.

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How PR is as bad is it ever was

Doc Searls

In 2013 – Beginning Of The End For PR Boomers , David Bray actually says this… The media landscape is evolving rapidly, and baby boomers are about to be left behind because of their inability to keep up with technology and the changing times. Business Internet Journalism Personal problems TechnologyNo Peabody. No Heismann.

sense-making with social media

Harold Jarche

LinkedIn is a useful professional tool. For example, I use Twitter for quick generation and broad sharing. Generation. Elaboration.

and what do you do?

Harold Jarche

connect working and learning, especially with digital technologies. focus on new ways for connected organizations to work & learn.

Keep your social media in perpetual Beta

Harold Jarche

Twitter is where you can feel the pulse of the action and are able to follow the most conversations. LinkedIn is just a place where I hang my hat. SocialLearning TechnologyTweet When I started blogging, it was one of the few options to share ideas on the Net. After blogs, the next big phenomena were social networks. Be flexible.

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I’m Not Scared of Email; I Developed a System called DADDIO

Dan Pontefract

But that’s not where electronic mail ends for me. I’m on Twitter, Skype, Google+ and Facebook. LinkedIn is also on the list.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-20

Jane Hart

LinkedIn's road to IPO [link] #. See the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list after 150 contributions; YouTube is catching up on Twitter! Clayton Wright has created a"Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. link] #. link] ?

eLearning Learning Adds Personalized Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

The system then uses social signals such as those coming from Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, delicious as well as clicks and views.

Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

While I couldn’t participate in the twitter chat they held, I optimistically weighed in: “learning in 2024 will look like individualized personal mentoring via augmented reality, AI, and the network”  However, I thought I would elaborate in line with a series of followup posts leveraging the #lrn2024 hashtag.

Twitter and Webinars

Tony Karrer

Many of the participants are Twitter users who are becoming used to chatting via twitter. have a chat stream happening and there's one going on via twitter. Twitter Chat Annoying? Actually, before I go any farther, I've got to ask: Doesn't anyone else find the use of Twitter as a true Chat Channel a bit annoying?

The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What is the impact of technology advances and rising economic prosperity on the global economy?  According to McKinsey: .

Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. So as you read this, keep in mind that Stephen was primarily talking about technology that can support a Formal Learning Event that heavily leverages Informal / Social Learning as it's primary mechanism. eLearning Technology.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology - 6:09 AM 7 comments links to Social Learning Measurement Permalink: Social Learning Measurement Bookmark this page at: 7 Comments: At 4/15/2009 08:37:00 AM , Will Thalheimer said. eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 and Ph.D.

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Twitter VLE Conversation - Best of eLearning Last Week

Tony Karrer

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines , April 23, 2009 Twitter As a Learning Tool. In case you missed any of these great posts last week - here's a recap of what the top stuff was from eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Really. Browse eLearning Content

Old dogs, new tricks

Harold Jarche

But merely having a LinkedIn profile does not make you a networked professional. – Euan Semple. SocialBusiness SocialLearning

20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning

Jane Hart

Listed below (in the right hand column) are 20 things that you, as a learning professional, will need to have done  PERSONALLY in order to be adequately prepared to support new approaches to workplace learning in your organisation PROFESSIONALLY (as shown on the right-hand side). How many can you check off? Click here for more information.

What Makes a MOOC Massive?

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Responding to a LinkedIn Discussion. Different people discuss different topics in different places (Twitter, Google Groups, Facebook, whatever) as they wish. When people ask me what makes a MOOC 'massive' I respond in terms of the *capacity* of the MOOC rather than any absolute numbers. Otherwise, 'Adventure Planet' is a MOOC.

Social tools and the filter problem

Euen Semple

I just saw someone comment that "Twitter would be improved by better list functionality". For years my only experience of Twitter has been through a list of about a hundred people who I trust to add more signal than noise. We are then faced with the problem of classification. The people I follow aren''t one dimensional.

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Social maps

Jay Cross

Tweetsmap plots your Twitter followers on a map of the world: Do it. It’s a pity I rarely use LinkedIn. It only takes a minute.

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth Kanter

There are even simpler technology tools to use to map your professional network. The notes are here. Harold Jarche (@hjarche) April 25, 2014.

My pick of the best posts of June 2016

Jane Hart

The ultimate LinkedIn cheat sheet 14 June 2016. Charles Jennings compares learning to drive a car to other skills acquisition processes.

What I Learned From @Sree Sreenivasan Chief Digital Officer of @MetMuseum

Beth Kanter

Why not Twitter?  No drama.  On Instagram, the CEO of met shares the world through his iphone. So sad! That shows leadership! Useful. Timely.

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

Interestingly, 26 percent of them had a LinkedIn profile whereas only 4 percent were on Twitter. Originally published to CLO Magazine.

Apparently, Organizational Culture is Crap

Dan Pontefract

Michael Watkins conducted a LinkedIn  discussion  earlier in 2013 entitled “What is organizational culture? You end up with two solitudes.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

Starting with the no-brainers, both Facebook and LinkedIn. conversation : In Twitter? But let’s get started with things properly.

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The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Yes, where are you going to go the day when Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Slideshare, Tumblr, etc. At least, for now.

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

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. It’s short for “It’s Not About The Technology.” Third post in a series. INFRASTRUCTURE.

Hatch: A Tool for Digital Storytelling for Social Impact Launches

Beth Kanter

Tips like Nonprofit Photography Ethics , Recruiting Volunteers on LinkedIn , and Using Tumblr to Collect and Share Stories. Storytelling

Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

also began working with colleagues at the University of Alberta in 1993 and 1994 to create a 'Multiple Academic User Domain', or MAUD, out of the same technology. As with the discussion board, it was the multi-user aspewct of the technology that made all the difference. started using Twitter ten years later ( https://twitter.com/#!/Downes/status/243133812

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