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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?

Enterprise microblogging: measuring true value "is relative"

Martijn Linssen

Yammer, why dont you beat the rest by offering real competitive value and give us stats like these? Threads with the most participants? Wrong.

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

Twitter: * CBA, NAB, and Westpac are very active on Twitter. These are often used to give access to videos on Facebook or Twitter.

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? of technology, philanthropy and civil society.

Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Jane Hart

So I use this as another means to keep up to date with what’s happening with technology, the future of work, and other related topics.

Instant private micro-sharing

Harold Jarche

Twitter) is probably the best place to start. I can understand. Communities TechnologyStaring at a blank screen can be daunting.

Two simple backchannel options

Harold Jarche

It should not be open to the general public (thus eliminating Twitter). Overall, a rather stealth technology. Using the P2 theme , available with a free wordpress.com account, you can set up a private community activity stream that looks much like Yammer. Communities TechnologyIt has to be free or very low cost.

Insights into effective social media policies

Ross Dawson

Peter Williams of Deloitte will only hire people who have strong Twitter profiles. Here are some of the key points made during our discussion.

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

We also see it in twitter (see Twitter for Learning ). eLearning Technology. It can be tried for free at Talkwheel.com.

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Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education

Ross Dawson

They have also released an excellent 16 page printed booklet called What staff need to know about social media & technology , as well as a very nice 4 minute video that runs through and illustrates the 12 points. DET CEO Michael Coutts-Trotter embraced social media, including using Twitter and creating a number of YouTube videos. .

Open Jobs, Open Net

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via Twitter this past week. Scalability through technology.

My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011

Jane Hart

So what does my Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011 look like? Well I’ve already mentioned four of them: Google Reader. WordPress. Skype. Google Docs.

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2010 - year in review

Martijn Linssen

only use Twitter to publish my blog posts, and had 250 followers at the beginning of 2010, and almost 1,000 at the end. Coffin. Who cares?

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Capgemini's comma-splice.

Martijn Linssen

There is a lot of discussion around this ongoing on Yammer, as you probably can guess. People matter, and results count? "People matter.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Organizations, in order to function, need to encourage social exchanges and social learning due to faster rates of business and technological changes.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Many companies rely on Facebook, Twitter, and other consumer applications to connect their people. Where do I post my profile? The Evolllution.

Changing the mechanistic mindset

Harold Jarche

The truly stunning aspect of this idea is that it may in fact be possible to implement on some level without the use of technology. OrgDevTalk

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. Some percentage of that audience was taking notes and chatting on Yammer. eLearning Technology.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual.

Finally a great E20 tool - and people play the social card!

Martijn Linssen

technology design principles to enterprise systems. E20 was about technology, but very strict technology : Not examples of Enterprise 2.0

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The Business Value of Social Networks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Overall, the special report concludes: “that social networks are more robust than their critics think, though not every site will prosper, and that social-networking technologies are creating considerable benefits for the businesses that embrace them, whatever their size.” Why are so many companies reluctant to embrace social networking? 

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Semantic Web - a tech fix.

Martijn Linssen

The problem with discussions like these is that Semantic Web is not a technology, but rather a vision for the future of the web. Thanks Tim!

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Technology is never the most important part of this. Technology is moving ahead, with or without you    63. Agilent Technologies    372.

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May 2011 Review

Jane Hart

Tweet. It’s 1 June,  and time to think about summer and summer holidays – in the northern hemisphere at least!

Identifying a collaboration platform

Harold Jarche

Tools like Twitter/Yammer/Laconica also become excellence places to jot down notes in public, which encourages serendipitous learning. Tags: InternetTime Learning Technology – but you certainly need to take an honest look at whether it is delivering what you need in the workplace today. Does your LMS do this?

Moron Facebook

Martijn Linssen

In fact, if we structured work to be social and collaborative – more aligned with our natural approach to interactions – then we would suffer a higher threshold of frustration regarding the technology in order to connect and engage. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc., Unless your job is to increase Yammer adoption.

Find 100 things to say

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Find 100 things to say by Andrew McAfee on January 26, 2009 I lost a bet recently, and soon it’ll be time to pay up. I bet my friend Amy Senger that she couldn’t go a week without using Twitter. platforms to talk about oneself. Have fun!

50 best articles on Working Smarter for the first half of 2012

Jay Cross

Making the rounds is The Facebook Fallacy , a killer essay by Michael Wolff in MIT Technology Review. Curation saves your bacon. DOC SEARLS.

Make imperfect copies

Harold Jarche

Look at these recent web projects: Twitter is not that different from Jaiku, though only the former is hugely successful. Laconi.ca

The Future of Workplace Communications - Live notes from Future Forum webcast

Ross Dawson

We have found a strong correlation between use of Yammer and staff retention. Deloitte Australia is world's largest user of Yammer, with over half of 4,600 employees using it, having sent over 24,000 messages. We use Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to recruit. One of our biggest users on Yammer is our CEO.

Models for Learning Questions

Tony Karrer

So, I would agree that new technologies is less the issue. Yammer (internal twittering) is almost impossible to explain to someone who has no experience with any social networking (and probably not with anything more than email lists). My suggestion is that you don't really try to sell Yammer or a Wiki or any other kind of tool.

New Learning Solutions

Tony Karrer

For example, if you build something that integrates with Facebook, Twitter, etc. If you can integrate with Facebook, Twitter, or similar products and you have some kind of viral aspect, then that could make you more interesting. But interesting market entry can also be things like the strategy that Yammer took. Pain Point?

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool My LinkedIn Open Connection Approach - Treating LinkedIn like a massive, virtual cocktail party.

The Evolving Social Organization

Harold Jarche

Wirearchy: a dynamic two-flow of power and authority based on knowledge, trust, credibility and a focus on results enabled by people and technology. Markets such as software, financial services, consulting and consumer goods have to continuously adapt their offers to keep up with changing demands and advances in technology. Complexity.

The Enterprise 2.0 Recovery Plan

Andy McAfee

Channels like email hide information; platforms like blogs, wikis, Facebook, and Twitter make it visible, persistent, and widely consultable. Anyone can learn the new tools , but they need to be educated, trained, and encouraged. I do think that digital natives use technology differently than us older digital immigrants, but we can learn.

LearnTrends Tweetstream backchannel

Jay Cross

Here’s tho conversation taking place at Twitter during LearnTrends. (We’d ask people to put their comments and questions into our conference system, where all could see them. Feature | Block cynan_sez #learntrends @lauraoverton on why (some) orgs embrace learning technologies. Feature | Block trishuhl Poll! Online! Join us!

Good Boss, Bad Boss on Five "Best Business Book" Lists for 2010.

Bob Sutton

Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. What gives all this consistency and makes for an enjoyable read is Sutton’s voice throughout — at times yammering, on rare occasions bordering on the bumptious, but in general so “can you believe this?”