How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

To quote him: ‘ Let kids learn what they want to learn in curricula design by professionals’. Fast forward to 2016 and this specific tweet may be particularly helpful in describing some more in depth what it is: . August 9, 2016. our networks) we would want to learn with / from.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning is a natural everyday phenomenon; simply put, we learn from our colleagues as we work with them. It is not just about managing the interaction but also being part of the social interaction.

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Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy

Clark Quinn

At the DevLearn conference, I ran a Morning Buzz on Learning Design Strategy. I started with a set of questions to address, so I’ll go through their comments in roughly that order (though we didn’t exactly follow this structure): What is learning design strategy?

My pick of the best posts of June 2016

Jane Hart

Here are my favourite 10 posts from June 2016 taken from those I have shared on Twitter last month. “By using analytics designed for media consumption and not collaboration, efforts to drive adoption are misplaced.” Finally, here is a recap of my own posts in June 2016.

The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots

Jane Hart

Firstly, use of mobile devices has now exceeded use of desktop machines to access the Internet, and secondly, people are now spending more time in messaging apps than in social networks. Social learning

a new business ideology

Harold Jarche

The following table shows how ideas, technology, organizations, and institutions are changing as we enter a network economy. Intangible knowledge exchanges include strategic information, planning knowledge, process knowledge, technical know-how, collaborative design, policy development, etc.,

The rise of the MWL Intrapreneur

Jane Hart

Helen does, of course, rightly, recognize that there are some out there who are inspiring and leading new workplace learning skills and who are role models, influencers, connectors and who network extensively themselves. Social learning

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The Illusion of Control

Luis Suarez

workers, may have to blame ourselves for that to happen in this Social, Digital Age. We seem to have become just that, pure data , i.e. * the* product , leaving out entirely our networks, connections and relationships. . July 3, 2016.

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

And lately, I’ve been hearing the question about “what’s your <x> stack” [x|x=’design’, ‘development’, …]. Here we (should) see organization wide Enterprise Social Networks like Jive and Yammer, etc.

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Measuring Culture Change

Clark Quinn

In this case, I mean the broad sense of learning: problems solved, new designs generated, research answering questions. It could be engagement, or social interaction, or… If we think of it in a Kirkpatrickian sense, we want to generate the indirect activity, and then measure the actual business impact. the use of collaboration tools) or even activity in social networks. social strategy

a workable future

Harold Jarche

The triple operating system model for network era organizations aligns with these recommendations, particularly the need to operate as temporary, negotiated hierarchies and the requirement for safe places to work on alternatives (communities of practice).

tensions of modern learning

Harold Jarche

As networks become the new companies, we may be moving toward a more democratic future of work, with authority distributed throughout the network. This is social learning, and it is a necessity when working in complex or chaotic environments. Use the best learning design.

implementing a useful model – 70:20:10

Harold Jarche

Personal knowledge mastery is the core competency for each person working in the networked era. People: social structures to work interdependently with others, inside & outside the organization. next workshop begins 1 February 2016].

The Downsides of Freelance Work

Luis Suarez

I decided to move on with my work life, understanding I may need to work ever harder from there onwards towards building better, more effective, relevant tight social networks where the primary goal may well not be being poached around left and right.

carpe diem

Harold Jarche

how have you learnt from project teams, mentors, coaches and/or broader social networks). On leaving the military in 1998, I starting working in the field of learning technologies, where I had minimal formal education, other than a course in instructional design.

strategic transformation of workplace learning

Harold Jarche

Learning is mostly social and often informal. Moving to Social. Action Mapping for Designing Instruction, instead of a focus on content distribution. Promoting Personal Learning Networks as part of all formal instruction. Using Social Media to connect working and learning.

Personal Learning MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We will examine how connectivist MOOCs employ social networks to facilitate and encourage multiple perspectives to emerge around a single subject or area of enquiry. He is a leading voice in online and networked learning. As a teacher and designer, he is also known as the originator of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC

Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events

Luis Suarez

After having written about what are some of my current work streams as a freelancer in the realm of Social Business and Digital Transformation (i.e. How management transforms itself into leadership through social software enablement.

Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Luis Suarez

Or, better said, it all comes down to, finally, come to terms with the fact that our very own self-importance has managed to destroy Social Media and just leave it at Media , as we become … it. Our social network.

In Defense of Ascent

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

If you are a completely passive social media user then the majority of what you’re describing is what happens. Am I a completely passive social media user? Yes, the algorithm can be tweaked, but it can't be overridden, and it is designed to favour content partners and to cater to its very peculiar set of 'social standards'. Have a great social media day, guru of the e-learning glocality. It disappoints me that social media has evolved into the latter.

eLearning Grows Small Businesses


However, they make a mistake when they assume free social networks are sufficient for connecting team members. Social networks may be good at connecting friends and family, but they are not effective at stimulating peer-to-peer collaboration.

How To Squeeze Social Media Into Your Day When It Isn’t A Full-Time Job

Beth Kanter

It’s no surprise attention spans have been decreasing over the past decade with the increase in external stimulation – social media, mobile phones, and the flood of online information. He also recommends that email should be time boxed or done a designated intervals.

Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online

Beth Kanter

In mid-July, NASDAQ announced that Blackbaud acquired – a pioneering social listening and marketing automation tool co-founded by Rosalyn Lemieux, Cindy Mottershed and myself in 2012 — to offer nonprofits more innovation and better insights around list engagement.

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“the future of work will be based on hacking uncertainty”

Harold Jarche

In spite of the criticism about social media, I still learn a lot from a platform like Twitter. An exact replication of behavior in nature would be disastrous and seen as neurotic in social life.

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

My contributions included this effort in learning design. s easy to forget the importance of the early instant messaging services, because they played such a significant role in developing a lot of the thinking that would eventually result on social networks and more.

The 2018 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2016, MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy launched its first annual Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC). It has developed a tiny programmable computer, which costs lets than most toys and is designed to make learning easy and fun.

soft skills are human skills

Harold Jarche

First of all, work in networks requires different skills than in controlled hierarchies. It is in networks where most of us, and our children, will be working for the foreseeable future. A foundational behaviour for effectively working in networks is cooperation. Design Mindset.

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Open Learning, Open Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Adapted from a talk given March 9, 2017, at the State University of New York in Syracuse, this essay describes several key innovations shaping the future of open learning: distributed social networks, cloud infrastructures and virtualization, immersive reality, and personal learning environments.

On cryptocurrencies, blockchain and all that

Doc Searls

These transactions are verified by network nodes and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain. “A digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency.

perspectives on new work – synopsis

Harold Jarche

Perspectives on new work: Exploring emerging conceptualizations , edited by Esko Kilpi , was released by The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra in August 2016. The Internet-based firm sees work and cognitive capability as networked communication. But in the Social Era, ideas are the fuel.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 2-5, 2012 Big Ideas Fest: Design, Innovate, Activate, 4 th , conference focused on innovation in education , Half Moon Bay, California, USA. link] December 5-6, 2012 Social Media Marketing , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Clayton R.