Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki? I wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions.

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Wiki Owner

Tony Karrer

Stewart Mader points us to Sarah Denman's look at the four groups most likely to be involved in a wiki or other enterprise 2.0 The list is: IT HR - and no it doesn't include learning or training - it's more the compliance side of HR. Business Executives Obviously, I'm posting because most people reading this will say that learning or training is missing from this list. Why are we not seen as a player when it comes to Wiki or Enterprise 2.0

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization. " Then proceeds to lay out usage, examples, common problems, etc (the site itself is a wiki so that you can contribute to it yourself.)

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Training Method Trends

Clark Quinn

Any kind of training that requires significant upfront effort is going to come under increasing fire. If someone can get to your online reference (stored on a wiki) through their smart phone's browser, is that mobile learning? Big winners: Communities of Practice, Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts. Warning that on Blogs and Podcasts, the numbers are so low that any adoption looks bigger than it really is. Corporate Training Methods But what about in corporate training?

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Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It. Training is not the same as learning 6. Corporate Training Is Broken 7. Chief Learning Officers know training is not working 7. Managers feel training has scant impact 8. Training is out of sync with the times 11.

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. So how do you find the right social platform to enhance your corporate training program?

Will Blogs, Wikis, RSS, Mashups be Used in Corporate eLearning?

Tony Karrer

I saw another post from Dave Boggs, Has The Blogging Trend Begun To Fade, Even Before It Ever Got Started In Corporate Training / e-Learning Environments? In this post, Dave unfortunately lumps together blogs, wikis, mashups, rss feed together (probably because eLearning 2.0 However, I think the answer about adoption rates is going to be quite different for these things with Wikis and Mashups being adopted at a very high rate.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. corporations will have implemented wikis by 2009. which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Networked Capacity Building: Finish Line Grantees Social Media Training

Beth Kanter

The project includes face-to-face training , webinar , as well as one-on-one coaching provided by the expert team at SpitFire. We started with key results and worked backwards to technical assistance goals: Kids get health care coverage Policies are adopted More attention from policymakers.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Cross is angry about the way business is trapped by traditional forms of training and learning.

SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

As we shift from ‘training is an event’ to ‘learning is continuous, collaborative and connected’ through formal, informal and social learning opportunities, there is less need for a stand-alone LMS and a greater need to connect the functions of an LMS (course registration, eLearning player, etc.)

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) » March 12, 2008 "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week) ( article link ) When I first saw this article, I thought great, another study telling us what we already kno w.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D Pardon this hodge podge but I have waaayyy too many items to get through them individually and quite frankly the number of tabs I have open is getting a little scary. Meebo has said that this API will " further accelerate the widespread adoption of Meebo rooms."

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Someone buy me this poster

Mark Oehlert

Funny Future of e-Learning Research Cross Posting Futures Games Gaming & Learning Government Hardware Industry informal learning Innovation Insanely Cool Content Job Leads Latest News Learning Learning 2005 Learning As Art Learning/Training Learning/Web 2.0

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Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Despite recent and modest gains in the economy, training budgets continue to decrease, and doing “more with less” is a repeated utterance throughout the profession. No matter the study, training budgets have been and continue to reduce or run flat. In a 2009 IDC report, training budgets decreased on average by 19.5 Bersin & Associates indicates that overall training budgets have shrunk by 21 percent since 2008. Formal instructor-led training.

NTEN’s We Are Media Project | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 27 2008 NTEN’s We Are Media Project Published by Nancy White at 1:25 pm under social media Beth Kanter is stewarding a very cool project for NTEN, We Are Media. There is a veritable blossoming of projects to help people learn about and adopt social media these days.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. tools for training purposes and this figure is rising fast. Myth #3: Training and development organizations will make stand-alone social media platform decisions.

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

100% of participants implement a process and write a social media policy that addresses organizational adoption issues. In addition, we will be using a wiki to showcase learning and a private Facebook group for daily contact and “just in time” support.

Performance Support

Clark Quinn

That’s how we use Google and corporate wikis and instant messenger. Jay does speak to this in his post, but I'm not sure that the adoption of Enterprise 2.0 Jay tells us the early definition of Performance Support was: Performance Support empowered novice employees to get up to speed rapidly, to perform with a minimum of outside coaching or training, and to do the job as well or even better than experienced workers. Put most of your material in a reference solution (Wiki).

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The Networked NGO in India

Beth Kanter

This year a lot of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation is working with grantees outside of the US. I’ve just returned from leading a training for Population and Reproductive Health grantees from India. Networked Nonprofit Networks Training Design

Scaling the Edge: Cynefin™ as a journey

Dave Snowden

the mix of 360º feedback from peers and clients, narrative journaling and wiki-participation will all give us data that reflects many months of shared work and thinking that we can use to measure both theory and practice as a by product of network knowledge creation.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Now this is how it is supposed to work!

Mark Oehlert

The podcast is about the use of blogs and wikis within Motorola. Three quarters of the company participates by posting toblogs, wikis, forums, and FAQs. Any public-facing blogging or wikis(e.g., the CTO has a blog, there is a wiki for the Q) are somethingseparate.

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Once more, across that chasm

Harold Jarche

Geoffrey Moore’s analogy of “ crossing the chasm ” is that any new technology is quickly adopted by innovators and early adopters, but there is a chasm to cross in order to get the more pragmatic majority to adopt the new technology.

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application that allows a company, school, or organization to administer, document, track, and report on the delivery of educational courses and training programs. Social Learning (Wikis, Blogs, Reviews, Comments, Mentoring/Coaching). •. ?.

Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

It’s all a matter of learning, but it’s not the sort of learning that is the province of training departments, workshops, and classrooms. I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer.

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Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

To stay relevant, George believes training vendors should do two things: Stop talking “learning” and start talking “capacity” and “execution” like the rest of the C-suite. First, a person’s willingness to use their personal networks for work-related training.

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

My very first experience with ed tech was with Texas Instruments when, in 1981, I was sent to Texas for training. In addition to the usual hands-on instructor-led learning, I discovered the training room, which was stocked with training videos.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

There's a vacuum of leadership in the adoption of enterprise/web/learning 2.0 How can you apply them to your existing systematic learning system if you don't know what the heck wiki even means? She lists the tools and what you should know as: Wikis : How to edit, how to read, how to link to RSS Feeds : What are they, how do I read one, once I have a reader set up how do I scan info collecetd, how do I share info using one Blogs : How do I write one.

Standalone LMS is Still Dead (rebutting & agreeing w/ Dave Wilkins)

Dan Pontefract

There can’t be separate or disparate blogs, wikis, content repositories, video servers, etc. On one hand, Dave opines that the learning vertical is way behind in accepting, let alone adopting the formal-informal-social learning model.

2011: Integration

Harold Jarche

Early Adopters. Wikis. Performance support (EPSS) is now seen as a viable alternative to formal training (finally). Why should HR, IT, Finance, Training, KM, OD, Marketing etc. I hear the same discussions in HR, OD, KM, Training and IT. I was asked to make some predictions for 2011 but missed the deadline. Instead of predictions, I think there are some trends that may cross the chasm this year.

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The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

How does the use of social by the C-Suite affect adoption of social learning in the organization? The C-Suite must get on the social train. If the C-Suite is on the social train and can employ CARE, responsiveness and supportiveness attributes, there is also the need to ‘be real’.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

1 - "Self-Directed Learning" Increases Due to economic pressures, companies are going to reduce training budgets to a point where it doesn't make sense to create content on marginal topics. We will especially see a rapid growth in the use of wikis for content presentation.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. 10 Predictions for 2011: Trends that Will Reshape the Training Industry Total spending for training services will increase by an estimated 7-9%. Training department staffing will grow by a modest 2%.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. 20,000 wikis with more than 100,000 users.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

There's a vacuum of leadership in the adoption of enterprise/web/learning 2.0 How can you apply them to your existing systematic learning system if you don't know what the heck wiki even means? She lists the tools and what you should know as: Wikis : How to edit, how to read, how to link to RSS Feeds : What are they, how do I read one, once I have a reader set up how do I scan info collecetd, how do I share info using one Blogs : How do I write one.

We have engaged in unnatural communications

Martijn Linssen

We live for the moment, were trained to react immediately. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Adopt vs adapt Microsoft and Cloud - they just don't get it, do t. Business or Pleasure? -

Enterprise 2.0 Has Arrived

Tony Karrer

adoption has begun in earnest with a typical example being Wells Fargo taking the plunge , having rolled out Enterprise 2.0 Adoption is still sporadic, but it is certainly happening. I would suggest that there's a big difference between tools being purchased and adoption happening in big, meaningful ways. seems to involve more than just blogs and wikis. There's an important role for training organizations to help understand and develop these skills in the enterprise

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

1 - "Self-Directed Learning" Increases Due to economic pressures, companies are going to reduce training budgets to a point where it doesn't make sense to create content on marginal topics. We will especially see a rapid growth in the use of wikis for content presentation. Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools. They also fit into a wiki page.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

It’s all a matter of learning, but it’s not the sort of learning that is the province of training departments, workshops, and classrooms. Neither investing in only formal training and education nor placing all your bets on informal learning is a good strategy.