The Social Learning Revolution
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
I’ve been preparing some extended notes for some presentations about The Social Learning Revolution – in particular how social media is impacting all our working and learning lives, and what this means for the Learning & Development department.
Social Learning: what actually is it?
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
Following my last post Social Learning: Are you starting from the right place , I was asked to explain what “social learning” actually is in an organizational context. Learning from these social interactions is a key to business innovation.”
10 things to remember about social learning (and the use of social media for learning)
MARCH 23, 2012
Yesterday I listened into the #lscon Twitter stream for Learning Solutions conference in Orlando, Florida. There was some discussion about social learning, so I tweeted a few thoughts myself. Social learning is the lifeblood of all businesses. Social learning
Top 50 Articles of 2012
DECEMBER 31, 2012
However, this year, I’ve decided to keep the list to just 50 – that is the 50 articles I enjoyed most from my 2012 Reading List. Social learningFor the last 4 years I have produced a Top 100 articles of the year list.
Social Media is not Social Learning
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
Social media is not social learning. Brian Solis took a crack at defining social media as follows: <the> democratization of information, transforming people from content readers into publishers. So why is social media not social learning?
Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning
JUNE 13, 2012
it’s been a long while since last time that I participated on a Blog Carnival, specially around the topic of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Learning. We just can’t formalise what we don’t even know, i.e. how people learn while on the job.
Social Media in 2012: Month by Month
DECEMBER 23, 2012
This infographic takes a look at what happened in social media in 2012, from The SEO Company. The State of Social Media 2012 by The SEO Company. Social learning
From Social Learning to Workforce Collaboration
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
Eagle-eyed readers will have noticed that I’ve changed this blog’s title from “Learning in the Social Workplace” to “Workforce Collaboration” Why? Well, to try and avoid the “learning” word or at least the term “social learning”! I therefore bring something quite different to the table than a consultant who just helps them add “social” into their training.
Social Learning: Are you starting from the right place?
JANUARY 30, 2012
When I hear people ask for advice about how to “do” or “implement” social learning it reminds me of this Irish joke. In other words it requires a different approach than social training. Social learning
What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012
OCTOBER 8, 2012
On 1 October I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list , and in my introductory analysis I said. Google is the most popular web search engine, and frequently described as the only e-learning tool you’ll ever need. Top Tools 2012
Social Learning, Strategically
APRIL 4, 2012
Increasingly, as I look around, I see folks addressing learning technology tactics; they’ll make a mobile app, they’ll try out a simulation game, they’ll put in a portal. I’ll use social media as an example. Talking with my ITA colleague Jay Cross at lunch the other day, it occurred to me that I was seeing the same pattern with social media that I see elsewhere. “We’ve put in a social media system to use around our formal learning.”
My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture
JUNE 11, 2012
You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: There are those who can’t avoid the temptation of beer, salt and sugary snacks at night and there are people like me who treat new learning and collaboration platforms infectiously. learning learning 2.0
Interlocutors of 2012 (the goats are better for it)
DECEMBER 12, 2012
I wrote about it at the beginning of 2012 and here we are, the last post of mine for the year, and I’m back yapping about it again. Were you an interlocutor in 2012? By the end of 2012, each of the goats had established an online presence through blogging sites.
2012: The Year of Learning in a Social Business
DECEMBER 30, 2011
Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012
MAY 1, 2012
APRIL 19, 2012. APRIL 24, 2012. APRIL 13, 2012. APRIL 19, 2012. Using social media for onboarding. JAY CROSS | TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012. Flipping Corporate Learning . Flipping learning is big in education. It will be big in corporate learning.
My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture
JUNE 11, 2012
There are those who can’t avoid the temptation of beer, salt and sugary snacks at night and there are people like me who treat new learning and collaboration platforms infectiously. Perhaps at the core I yearn to learn, but that’s another post for another day. learning learning 2.0
An 8 Year-Old Does Social Learning
JANUARY 30, 2012
I’ ve got a story to share for any education institution at any level out there that believes learning isn’t part formal, informal and social. So far, if you’re keeping track, we have a formal learning asset (the book) being used in the learning cycle.
Emerging new roles for learning and performance professionals
NOVEMBER 18, 2012
Over the last week or so I have been posting about how (I think) the workplace learning landscape is changing. And as more and more organisations do this, it means we are seeing the emergence of some new “learning and performance professional” roles in the workplace.
2012: That was the year that was
DECEMBER 27, 2012
In the first of two reviews of 2012, here are the 10 most popular posts on my own blog this year – based on viewing stats, tweets and FB likes. 1 - The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed. 5 - The future belongs to those who take charge of their own learning.
From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management
AUGUST 11, 2012
If you want to grow as a person and a worker and if you want to gain skills that will help you take that next step in your career, you’ll probably have to learn those skills on your own. “ This is a quote from a recent article in Lifehacker, Three ways to learn something new.
Summer Camp at the Social Learning Centre: 16 July – 17 August
MAY 18, 2012
Learning is changing. Learning professionals need practical tools and techniques to integrate work and learning while adapting to an increasingly complex environment. Social learningCome and join Harold Jarche and me for 5 weeks of professional development.
Top 20 Tools 2007-2011
JANUARY 17, 2012
As you will know I finalised the 5th Annual survey of Top 100 Tools for Learning in the middle of November 2011, and at that time placed the presentation on Slideshare. Social learning
From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”
JUNE 14, 2012
Social technologies now play a big part in everything we do, and it is quite clear that many knowledge workers use a variety of social tools and networks not only to help them get work done, but also to learn efficiently while on the job. Social learning
“Learning the new” vs “Learning the old”
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
For many people the word “learning” is synonymous with studying, lessons, classes, etc – because that is how we have been conditioned to believe how “learning” happens. We also need to learn the new.
Why support self-organized learning in the workplace?
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
Because that is how today’s Smart Workers (SW) prefer to learn. So I’ve now annotated my previous diagram to show how 8 key ways that Smart Workers learn today map onto the diagram. self-directed learning Social learning
Becoming an Entrepreneurial Learner
OCTOBER 13, 2012
On 1st March 2012 John Seely Brown gave a keynote presentation at the DML (Digital Media and Learning) 2012 Conference in San Francisco, called Cultivating the Entrepreneurial Learner in the 21st Century. Social learning
A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace
MARCH 20, 2012
Social tools are changing not only the way that professionals are working and learning but also the way that organisations are transforming into social businesses. This service area will continue to design, deliver and manage training, e-learning and/or blended learning events.
Learning by doing
DECEMBER 20, 2012
Informal Learning Social Learning
Online Workshops in May and June at the Social Learning Centre
MAY 2, 2012
In May and June, Harold Jarche and I will be running another series of our popular public online workshops at the Social Learning Centre. Using social media in formal learning.
Only 14% think that company training is an essential way for them to learn in the workplace
APRIL 16, 2012
That was one of the findings of my recent anonymous survey on how people learn best in the workplace, and even I was surprised by the results. My function is primarily driven by the need to help others learn (classroom training – computer and professional development skills).
Workplace Performance Services: more than just Training
JANUARY 9, 2012
Facilitating collaborative learning: a recipe for success
AUGUST 25, 2012
During 2012 Harold Jarche and I have been running a series of online workshops at the Social Learning Centre; these have proved to be very popular. Social learning
The Role of the Collaboration Advisor
NOVEMBER 24, 2012
In my previous post, Emerging new roles for learning and performance professionals , I identified some of the new roles appearing in the workplace. But there is an opportunity for learning professionals to get involved and help out in this new area of work, if they so desire.
Professional Learning: The SCOPE Approach and Plan
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
Professional Learning is often seen as something that takes place outside the workplace. However, if professional learning is encouraged and supported by an organization, it can benefit immensely from the continuous learning of its employees. leaning portfolios Social learning
Supporting the Social Workplace Learning Continuum
JUNE 4, 2012
So one approach that I have been promoting is, instead of thinking of Formal and Informal Leaning as polar opposites, rather to think in terms of a Social Workplace Learning Continuum (as shown diagrammatically in the image on the right). Social learning
Pick of the Month: May 2012
JUNE 1, 2012
Note, for easy reference, ALL the links in my daily Picks are collated monthly on my 2012 Reading List. 1 - Jane Bozarth started the month with some wise advice, as usual, in her Learning Solutions Magazine, Nuts and Bolts column piece: Selling it (1 May).
Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning
JULY 1, 2012
You can find more of the resources I enjoyed during the month in my 2012 Reading List.). 1 – Informal Learning. Informal Learning continued to be a dominant theme through June. It’s not just good for us, it’s good for our social workplace.”. We stop learning.
News from the Social Learning Centre
FEBRUARY 4, 2012
Here’s the latest news from the Social Learning Centre – what’s been happening in January and what’s coming up in February? How to use Twitter for social learning is particularly popular. Social learning
Learn something new in 10 minutes a day
OCTOBER 12, 2012
If you haven’t heard about Learnist, which only opened its doors a few months ago, and yet managed to get enough votes in the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 survey to get a late place on the list, here’s a video. Social learning
Survey shows people take training as infrequently as they go to a conference; but they learn continuously in other ways
MAY 14, 2012
Last week I invited readers to take my latest Learning in the Workplace survey , where I asked how regularly are you “learning” in the workplace. Question 3: How regularly do you use the following ways to try and solve a learning or performance problem (e.g