Top 100 articles of 2011

Jane Hart

With only a few more days left of 2011, this is the first of a series of posts reviewing the past year and look forward to 2012.

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

January 1, 2011 to December 17, 2011. Network thinking - Harold Jarche , December 15, 2011. 5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited) - Jane Hart , December 6, 2011. 12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead - Ross Dawson , December 4, 2011.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning. Some Mobile Learning Predictions for 2011 Mobile learning will get its own identity.

DevLearn 2011 Takeaways & Reflection

Jay Cross

Harold, Jane, Charles, Clark, and I led a session this morning that recapped people’s DevLearn experience. We used a minute of silence to clear our heads of the noise of overstimulation. Then we focused on how what we’d learned in the last few days would change our behavior.

2011 Top 100 Tools List and Presentation finalised

Jane Hart

Yesterday, I finalised the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list. In the last few days of voting there was a surge of contributions (both online and by email) that brought the number of contributions to 531. Many thanks to everyone who took the time to share their Top 10 Tools and help me compile this, the 5th annual survey of learning tools. The final list and presentation is available… Read the rest. Social learning

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Social Media Revolution 2011 Video

Jane Hart

The 2011 revision of the well known video by Erik Qualmann. This is a shorter version that includes new social media statistics for 2011. Tweet. I’ve been waiting for this!

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. link] January 2011 January 2-5, 2011 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN), 12 th , Bangalore, India. link] or [link] January 28-29, 2011 Educa , Helsinki, Finland.

Learning Analytics 2011: Reflections

George Siemens

On Feb 28-Mar 1 a group of 100 researchers, administrators, and academics (from 12 countries) converged in Banff, Alberta for the 1st International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge. Rather cold weather, at times exceeding -30C, drove most of the activities indoors. It was one of the most enjoyable conferences I’ve ever attended. We had an outstanding conference program (.pdf). Small conferences are great for conversations.

Reciprocity: The Word of 2011

Dan Pontefract

I’d like to propose that 2011 be about reciprocity. My 2011 is going to start first with a simple term known as ‘reciprocity’.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Well, I am afraid Alan is right, although I wouldn’t call it a prediction for 2012, but more a reality of today, 2011: the current state with all things social. Greg Lowe (@Greg2dot0) December 27, 2011.

Learning Tools Directory 2011

Jane Hart

Take a look at the 2011 Learning Tools Directory here … and if you want to recommend any tool/s, just add them in the Comments of the relevant page/s and I’ll add them in. I’ve just spent the last few days overhauling the Learning Tools Directory.

Education at a glance: 2011

George Siemens

OECD has released the 2011 version of Education at a Glance. It’s available for free download.

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Luis Suarez

After having put together last couple of blog posts about some of my reflections from the year we are about to end around The Social Web and Technology in general, I guess it’s now a good time to share with the world the third one from the series.

New frameworks of 2011: Connected Success, Transformation of Business and Government, Crowdsourcing

Ross Dawson

I believe strongly in visual frameworks as a way of communicating and engaging with complex ideas.

Best of working smarter for September 2011

Jay Cross

Best of Working Smarter Daily , September 1 – 30, 2011. 7 surprising facts about recorded lectures - Donald Clark Plan B , September 17, 2011. 3 simple tips for setting up online communities - Jane Hart , September 30, 2011. Refuting Every Point - Stephen Downes: Half an Hour , September 23, 2011. Thoughts on Conferences: What Makes them Good or Bad? - Kevin Wheeler , September 10, 2011. Making Sense of the World - Jay Cross , September 20, 2011.

[VIDEO] In 1987 Apple predicted it would launch Siri in 2011

Ross Dawson

This video was posted on Waxy , where they calculate the date of the video as September 16, 2011, based on the calendar on the desk, and the request for a five-year old research paper from 2006. This is very, very good.

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A Gathering in Washington DC on May 12-13, 2011

Steve Denning

I am happy to announce with Seth Kahan that this tradition will continue—with some changes—on May 12-13, 2011. Revolutionizing The World of Work. Remaking the Managerial Mindset: Reinventing Business, Government, Education & Health. A note from Steve Denning.

“The Medium is the Massage” in 2011

Kevin Wheeler

The year is 1967 and an academic named Marshall McLuhan writes a book. It’s a book called “The Medium is the Massage,” with only a few pages, pictures, white space and not very many words. It would revolutionize how we think about media.

Social Media Revolution 2011

Luis Suarez

Welcome to the Social Media Revolution 2011 ! What an amazing and exhilarating week altogether!

50 Tools that didn’t quite make the 2011 Top 100 Tools for Learning List

Jane Hart

It seems that many people like tools lists, if the fact that there have been over 110,000 views of the 2011 Top 100 Tools for Learning presentation via Slideshare since 13 November is anything to go by! This time the ones that didn’t quite make it onto the 2011 list. So here is my Christmas present to you – 50 More tools! 25 of the tools have actually already appeared… Read the rest. Social learning

Zeitgeist 2011: anxiety, mobility, blending, indulgence, immersion, wrath, nudity and more

Ross Dawson

As such we have re-created our Zeitgeist for 2011 as a slideshow, as it’s an easier way to digest the 11 themes we put forward. The 11 themes of the Zeitgeist for 2011.

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Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Jay Cross

May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011. List of the top 100 Twitter influencers in Australia - Ross Dawson , May 31, 2011. CERT and performance support - Clark Quinn , May 31, 2011. Monday Video – Doodling - Nancy White , May 31, 2011. MoveOn Co-Founder Talks Social Networking - Jay Cross , May 31, 2011. 5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload - Luis Suarez , May 4, 2011. A big question - David Weinberger , May 1, 2011.

November 2011 in review

Jane Hart

As we count down to the big holiday season for Christmas and New Year, here is my review of November 2011.

Reflections 2011

Clark Quinn

On this, the shortest day of the year here in the northern hemisphere, it seems like a good time to reflect on the past year and look forward to the coming one. It’s certainly been an interesting year, and a good one personally. I feel there are lots of reasons to hope for good things to be coming too. The opportunities are big. First of all, mobile really has taken off.

Back to Blogging: Fosca (1998 – 2011)

Luis Suarez

The thing is that in the last year and half things weren’t that well for her; she had to go through a number of operations to remove a couple of tumours and eventually on October 27th 2011 , she decided that enough was enough and she needed to move on.

CommunityBuilders: The State of Community Management 2011 with Rachel Happe

Luis Suarez

So I am pleased to share over here with all of you “ The State of Community Management 2011 with Rachel Happe “ That’s right!

Reflections from 2011 on The World of Social Media

Luis Suarez

During the course of 2011 I have embarked on a whole bunch of business travelling. And throughout 2011 I had the huge opportunity to meet, and learn!,

Learning 2011 Interview Mindmaps

Clark Quinn

Elliot Masie has interviewed Stephen Lambert (Producer of Undercover Boss) and Peter Capelli (Managing the Older Worker). Here are the mindmaps: social strategy

Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Luis Suarez

A couple of months back you would remember how I put together a couple of posts over here in this blog where I shared some of the highlights from the recent Social Business Forum 2011 event, which took place on June 8th in Milan, Italy.

Friday’s Finds for 2011

Harold Jarche

I call it Friday’s Finds and here are some of the more notable finds during 2011. Tweet Every Friday I review what I’ve noted on Twitter and post a wrap-up of what caught my eye.

2011 Predictions

Clark Quinn

For the annual eLearn Mag predictions, this year I wrote: I think we’ll see some important, but subtle, trends. Deeper uses of technology are going to surface: more data-driven interactions, complemented by both more structured content and more semantics. These trends are precursors to some very interesting nascent capabilities, essentially web 3.0: system-generated content.

Six trends for 2011 and beyond on how businesses can tap the power of the web

Ross Dawson

What specific trends do you see for 2011? The very dynamic Adam Franklin and Toby Jenkins of Bluewire Media recently did a video interview of me, asking me about the trends driving how the web will shape business. Here is the video, with a summary of my headline points below.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Luis Suarez

Google Plus currently highest ranked NEW tool on the Top 100 Tools List 2011

Jane Hart

As voting for this year’s Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 draws to a close Google Plus has now moved into 26th place on the list, and is now the top new tool on the list. You can view the current state of the list HERE. But there’s still time to vote for your favourite tools – voting closes in just over 2 weeks time at mid-day GMT on Sunday… Read the rest. Social learning

October 2011 in Review

Jane Hart

I’ve added over 50 links to interesting articles and resources in my Reading List in October. As I’ve mentioned lots of them in my continuing series of postings on Key Social Learning Resources, here I want to pick out just five more. 1 and 2.

2011 Social Media for Learning Report

Jane Hart

Yesterday, the E-Learning Guild announced the release of this report, in which Jane Bozarth analyzes eLearning Guild research on the latest trends in adoption and usage of social media for learning.

Reflections from 2011 – The Year of Mobile, Again

Luis Suarez

It’s even more interesting when some of those conversations have been going on around what we have done and learned in 2011 and right off it all turns into personal reflections for what’s happened throughout the year. At least, in 2011 with yours truly.

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Moodlemoot – Canada 2011

George Siemens

We (as in TEKRI ) are sponsoring/organizing the upcoming Moodlemoot in Edmonton from May 1-5, 2011. Stephen Downes and Martin Dougiamas are keynote presenters. I’m looking forward to the discussion opportunities around where learning management systems are heading. Martin, as chief Moodler, has contributed enormously to the adoption and development of learning management systems (with Moodle 2.0

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

That’s why I’m including this entry as part of the “Reflections from 2011″ series. I know, a long time ago, but still worth while sharing across before we catch up with 2011′s, don’t you think? NO EMAIL DAY (@NoEmailDayHQ) December 30, 2011. .

UX Week 2011 Videos Are Here

Adaptive Path

Seven weeks ago, an amazing group of about 500 creative individuals from around the world were all wrapped up in the warm n' fuzzy blanket of community and inspiration at UX Week 2011. UX Week 2011 | Jon Wiley | Whoa, Google Has Designers! Note: UX Week 2011 talks will be available on the Adaptive Path iPad app in a few weeks as we're busy migrating all videos to a new hosting service

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