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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. is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology.

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. Here are a few of the things we've been doing Twitter as Social Chat At both DevLearn and TechKnowledge , we created a hashtag and created a specific Twitter account that was the hub.

Your Twitter security is an egg, not an onion

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 13 January 2011 Your Twitter security is an egg, not an onion Hard to come up with a more fuzzy title really. Well, just access How many types of access to your Twitter account do you know of, really ? Business or Pleasure? -

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. Sue's description of a personal learning network is: Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) are all about using web tools such as blogs, wiki, twitter, facebook to create connects with others which extend our learning, increases our reflection while enabling us to learn together as part of a global community.

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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. The most prominent Twitter advertising platforms, Ad.ly I first wrote about Sponsored Tweet’s business and disclosure policies in 2009. Australia Social media Social trends Twitter

Twitter's accidental path to monetisation

Martijn Linssen

This just hit me so Im writing it down as pun, but itll probably show up in another post soon Back to business: Twitter suffers from abundance and free, of course, and has done so for years. This way, Twitter is slowly making their feed scarce. Business or Pleasure? -

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. 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. I know I keep banging the Twitter drum but do go take a look and check out my list of KM tweeters ! I agree! The 140 character limitation is now a strength.)

Learning Pulse

Xyleme

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. Clive Shepherd is blogging on how this has changed in 2009. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

learning pulse

Xyleme

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. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Learning Pulse

Xyleme

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. We are looking forward to the discussion on April 21st! Michael Hanley analyzing 5 factors that are contributing to the emergence of informal and non-formal learning.

$1 million e-learning no more…

Xyleme

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. September 18th, 2009 at 12:02 | #1 rapid elearning courses rapid elearning courses… Hey nice post there. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

single-source learning content development…

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > Single-Source Learning Content Development… Single-Source Learning Content Development… March 13th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment If the number of people in my recent conference sessions are any indication more and more organizations are seeing the promise of single-source learning content development. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

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? A blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Each entry is dated, and the entries are displayed on the web page in reverse chronological order, so that the most recent entry is posted at the top.

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. I interviewed Arlene to learn more about they’re measuring their Twitter campaign and what they’re learning. What is the objective of the Twitter campaign?

"Social Influence tools" only measure Twitter use

Martijn Linssen

to use Twitalyzer (or Klout for that matter) to make any decision about an individual other than broadly how they use Twitter as a tool is a mistake and does disservice to the individual, Twitter, and our analytics platform There, he said it. Business or Pleasure? -

Do we need to behave differently on Twitter?

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 11 January 2011 Do we need to behave differently on Twitter? Arent the people on Twitter those that you carefully selected and handpicked yourself? And the people that follow you on Twitter - what would you compare them to?

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. We may learn on our own but usually not by ourselves. People learn socially.

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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! Reply ] Reply sandra742 September 9, 2009 at 7:21 am Hi! Reply ] Reply Oscar Hernandes August 31, 2009 at 1:14 am Great article Kevin.It

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. However, because of the dramatically different characteristics of Online Conferences and In-Person Conferences and because of the narrowing gap between face-to-face and online presentations – we will see a shift towards more online conferences such as LearnTrends 2009.

Old Growth Media And The Future Of News

Steven Berlin Johnson

I watched the debates with a thousand virtual friends live-Twittering alongside me on the couch. The following is a speech I gave yesterday at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin.

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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. not THE answer, because there isn’t one yet, I turn to Clay Shirky’s brilliant essay, “Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable” The NYU professor’s much-circulated blog post of March 2009 posits that we are in the middle [.]. says: December 30, 2009 at 3:49 pm. [.] Shooting the Jewish press | Jewschool says: December 29, 2009 at 3:09 pm. [.]

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

in January 2009, I included in the “Tools” section Wikis, Blogs, Social Networks, RSS and Syndication, Social Bookmarking, and Microblogging. 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

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Gen Y Redefines Learning by Kevin Wheeler on August 10, 2009 Gen Y, those in their twenties now, and all those who follow are born of bits and bytes.

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%. How many of you get really high value from LinkedIn? - Now down to 2-5% I am continually surprised by this result ( Getting Value from LinkedIn ). I can't remember how I could get things done without LinkedIn.

Where’s your data?

Harold Jarche

I wrote about the importance of owning your data for blogging a while back and last week’s Twitter crash coupled with the demise of an URL shortener only reinforce that in my mind.

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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. Charlene Croft explains how Twitter is especially good for: Connectors are individuals who know lots of people and who use those connections to their advantage.

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 Tweetdeck , on the other hand, makes contribution to Twitter pretty frictionless. dagblakstad January 27, 2009 at 3:22 pm I found this post excellent, and one I will revisit when developing new software.

Twitter Focus (#seascorcher)

Nancy White

I have been following the twitter hashtag #seascorcher where all of us Seattlites are connecting, communicating and often commiserating about our record breaking heat wave. It has been interesting to reflect on a) how much I’ve been on Twitter today and b) what I’m Tweeting about.

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. Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo!

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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 ). Wesley points us to a post by Kevin Washburn “TMI! Information Overload and Learning.”

Twitter Swag

Euen Semple

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The Social Organisation Manifesto

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? The To Tweet Or ReTweet Flowchart Your Twitter security is an egg, not an onion "Social Influence tools" only measure Twitter use Do we need to behave differently on Twitter?

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

It's always interesting to look back at the past year - 2008, think about what has changed for me during the year, and think about what that means for the next year - 2009. We won't hear much this year, but in 2009, this will be something you'll hear in a big way. Maybe 2009?

Egypt: Cairo, tens of thousands of people protesting

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 25 January 2011 Egypt: Cairo, tens of thousands of people protesting Directly from Twitter, I am trying to follow the current situation in Egypt. Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,?

Conversation + Twitter

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

While Twitter did flake out a few times during the hour, it seemed to enliven the conversation. This morning, Mark Sylvester and I conversed online about informal learning. A recording of the conversation is here. Enter your name and email in the right column to see it. Our zany slides.

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. Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank eLearning Portal Integration Data Driven Notable Topics for 2009 Work Skills and Knowledge Work Work Skills Keeping Up?

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. Actually, that's not quite right: this week's cover features a tweet that I posted about the cover story I wrote for TIME about Twitter.

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. I enrolled about a year ago ( Twitter Status ) and I've personally struggled a bit with the purpose, value, etc.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 , was most popular post for 2009 (see 2009 Top Posts and Topics ) and it came up pretty high in the recent Top 125 eLearning Posts of 2009. Certainly the Hottest Topics in eLearning for 2009 were social and informal learning.

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. And many of my 2009 Top Posts and Topics are related to exactly this. See also: Twitter Conference Ideas and Twitter and Webinars. However, during 2009, I had a bit of an aha moment.