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Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The Internet Time Community has been hosted on Ning for a little over three years. Lots of non-profits had signed up on Ning. No sweat.

Join us: Stanford Learning Analytics Summer Institute

George Siemens

Next week, we ( SoLAR , IEDMS and others) are organizing a Learning Analytics Summer Institute (LASI). In response, LASI is organizing a series of local events and live-streamed keynotes. Join the LASI Ning. One of the most significant trends is around learning analytics. We have an outstanding program: Monday, July 1, 2013.

Making library miscellaneousness awesome

David Weinberger

Sitterwerk Art Library in St. Gallen, Switzerland, has 19,000 publicly-accessible items on its shelves in no particular order. This is awesome.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference: it’s about people to people

Dan Pontefract

It’s just not the default behaviour of an organization yet. They can be organization-wide, team or project-based.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

22- Edmodo 85- Buddypress 63- Ning. Organizers. OFFICE TOOLS. Office suites. 3- Google Docs/Drive 87- OpenOffice. Document tools.

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Harold Jarche

The Ning site it was hosted on had changed its terms of service so I posted a copy of an Introduction to Social Networking (June) on this site.

Web 3.0: It Should Be About Transferrable Identity

Dan Pontefract

Let’s imagine a typical organization for a moment. A well-established research firm recently asked for my thoughts on Web 3.0. for a moment.

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Social Media and Learning: Implications

Harold Jarche

I’m continuing on my theme of capturing what we learned during our Work Literacy online workshop in 2008, before Ning pulls the plug on us. How can we make learning both flexible, yet in line with administrator’s (organizations, schools, universities, etc…) goals and needs for accountability?&#.

How To Get Started Thinking About Online Peer Learning Communities for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

Ning – Popular with nonprofits, reasonably priced, may require some customization. That email exchange morphed into this guest post. John D.

What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

My post on critical thinking in the organization , explains this in more detail. Social Bookmarks. Enter the social bookmark. Blogs. link].

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

Online Conference Formats - eLearning Technology , April 23, 2009 Also, if you are interested in future conferences , please go sign up on the Learn Trends Ning Group. The conference organizer has put signs in the middle of each table with a topic. Below are some helpful tips. Moderation would be a small part of several people’s jobs.

SharePoint in Corporate Learning - Free Micro Virtual Conference

Tony Karrer

If you are interested in attending, go to the Learn Trends Ning Site and sign-up. If you are interested in presenting drop me an email: I would also like to find volunteers who have experience organizing, moderating, recording online sessions. Well we are going to start exactly that.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience

Nancy White

I heard this from an organization about 2 years ago in a private meeting and have been hearing near similar statements since. Horizontality.

Social Networks

Clark Quinn

I have been part of Ning groups before, but find it overwhelming, very quickly because there seems to be multiple inputs for information. Even as an organizer, when I get into the Ning group, I feel overwhelmed. I don't know about ning or even facebook. The first week of our Free - Web 2.0 Another set of questions. tools.

Make imperfect copies

Harold Jarche

Perhaps organizations need to incorporate the creation of adaptations (slightly imperfect copies) into their business processes.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. – Personal => – Work group => – Organization I also discussed that often these things evolve into solutions. Rather, I've seen them sold based on specific uses that have obvious value to the organization.

Learnscaping on tap

Clark Quinn

The goal is to support organizations to start implementing web 2.0, Ning’s an example, but we needed more flexibility and control. It’s also a real need, which I see again and again in organizations I assist. And we’re close to a concrete solution. in a lightweight way. We wanted to address both. Stay tune

Social Net-Work-Life Balance

Dan Pontefract

No entries from Outlook/Blackberry contacts, Ning, Yammer or other online networks were utilized. Immediate family members were removed.

Conversation Learning

Clark Quinn

In Value from Social Media , I talked about the issue of finding information via Google / Search vs. seeking conversation: Let’s consider a simple scenario - I’m trying to decide if a particular solution makes sense for my company / organization. And I just learned about ning for the first time yesterday! Is my answer reasonable?

Help Create Resources for Keynote?

Tony Karrer

These would be organized around the following categories: Search Keep/Organize/Refind/Remind Leverage Expertise (Network) Collaborate Scan (Continuous Awareness/Learning) Learning 2.0 I'm doing a keynote presentation at ASTD TechKnowledge in January on New Work Literacies and eLearning 2.0 and another session on Learning 2.0.

Online Conferences and In-Person Conferences

Tony Karrer

Ning really makes it easy to do one of these. If several people were interested in a topic, they can easily pull together a few speakers, create a ning group and set up a quick conference. As an in-person conference organizer, you really have challenges trying to pack everything you can in that week. Only use half the day.

SharePoint Update

Tony Karrer

inside organizations. This is a great opportunity to hear lots of examples of what they are doing with SharePoint around Corporate Learning in a wide variety of organizations. If you are interested in attending, go to the Learn Trends Ning Site and sign-up. Register Here. Make sure you register for the event. has to offer.

The wonders of community

Jay Cross

The community structure was a snap to set up (start your own at Ning ) and takes nothing to maintain. I arrived in Sao Paolo knowing no one.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

I often find that Ning isn't that great for specialized content. There's a recording available here. It made things feel a little disconnect.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The last few years have seen the development of social network services online such as Facebook, Friendster, LinkedIn, and MySpace to name a few) as well as a service for creating social networks, Ning. Rushgrove, 2007) Far from being neat and organized, the internet has become complex. Such systems are by their very nature episodic.

Real Community?

Clark Quinn

LinkedIn and Ning networks that I’ve participated in professionally are just that, professional. I’ve been reading John Taylor Gatto lately, and one of his points is interesting to me from the perspective of social media. His claim about schools is that they’re dehumanizing (deliberately). Or would you?

eLearning Predictions Further Thoughts

Tony Karrer

Social Learning Communities It was interesting that ASTD DC / Todd Slater has created a Ning community. that explain a lot of what’s going on around SharePoint and learning organizations. I recently posted my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 and did a presentation on the topic. And several who said they skimmed it.

What Not To Build

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's somewhat surprising to see in 2009, given that every company, every school, every library, every museum, and every other organization, product, service and even many pets have websites. These became platforms (see above) and then we had social network multiplier sites, like Ning. I don't know and I don't care. stuff - JQuery, etc.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Do you want to attend a.

Steve Denning

In addition, for the last eight years, the annual Smithsonian event was accompanied by a second event organized by the Golden Fleece Group.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Fenning, 2004) We continue to organize classes in grades, sorted, especially in the earlier years, by age. This characterization of organization is not unique to education; it is very common to talk of (say) the needs of the individual versus the needs of the state. In this essay I offer a renewal of those predictions. Why? "We Web 2.0

Networks and Communities

Tony Karrer

Limits of Search In Value from Social Media , I looked at a scenario where I'm evaluating a particular solution for my company / organization. Often it's difficult to use search to address: Experience - What have been the experiences of other organizations (not the canned case studies) when they’ve used this solution.

Thoughts following April Learntrends

Jay Cross

Yesterday, Learntrends hosted a series of online conversations on boosting the performance of organizations through learning. At other times, participants simply talked about whatever was on their minds, with a host and time cop occasionally nudging the conversation back to the theme of improving the process of learning in organizations.

The social media I use

Nancy White

I also wondered if it would be worth organizing them in the categories of “use&# I used in the previous post. So here it is. Learning.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I heard this from an organization about 2 years ago in a private meeting and have been hearing near similar statements since. Horizontality.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I heard this from an organization about 2 years ago in a private meeting and have been hearing near similar statements since. Horizontality.

Down But Not Quite Out: what can we learn from the plights of Learning Tree International and Readers Digest?

Charles Jennings

Learning Tree has been around since 1974. Readers Digest is much older, having first rolled off the presses in 1922. So it's no surprise really.


Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Social networks and Organizational Governance

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

My colleagues pointed out that if you look at the organization of the healthcare system in the UK, you can identify two main levels of management. I found this hypothesis really intriguing, and have been wondering ever since to what extent it applies to complex organizations in general, as well as what to do about it. The next step.

Doc Searls Weblog · Thoughts on the writers strike

Doc Searls

Some, perhaps, will be no more than ways of organizing work and routing paychecks. Our job is to create that “how&#. Not just the latter.

The Cloud and Collaboration

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The cloud, in other words, reinforces the ways with which we have attempted hitherto to organize ourselves. Can we describe the organization of our mind in the same terms we currently use to describe the organization of society? By the same token, collaborative forms of organization are directed toward mental content.