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Using social media for onboarding

Harold Jarche

Last year, I looked at new hire practices and found some interesting methods: Ensuring new hires understand the shadow or informal part of the organization through the use of tools such as network maps (Jon Katzenbach, Senior Partner of Booz & Company, author of The Wisdom of Teams).

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Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

Tweet “In the period ahead of us, more important than advances in computer design will be the advances we can make in our understanding of human information processing – of thinking, problem solving, and decision making…” ~ Herbert Simon, Economics Nobel-prize winner (1968).

Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

We may learn on our own but usually not by ourselves. People learn socially. One is internally focused, as in “How do I learn this?” and the other is external, as in “Who can help me learn this?”. Web tools to help us go public include micro-blogging; blogs and podcasts.

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Peeragogy

Jay Cross

In his keynote presentation at Online Educa Berlin last week, Howard Rheingold emphasized co-learning. Since the teacher learns more than the student, let’s all be both teachers and students. Esteemed co-learners, your job is to create new co-learning communities.

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Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Harold Jarche

Perhaps private philanthropists will step in and finance not-for-profit journalistic centres, where investigative and foreign reporting can be invested in and disseminated by blogs and online sites. bricks and mortar classrooms or educational blogs?

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Social media without the BPR

Harold Jarche

Michele Martin just posted some social media baby steps that have worked for her, particularly: Static website => blog. Use social bookmarks and tags ( Delicious or open source variants ) to highlight external information, once again to replace e-mail and to open everyone’s browser “favorites&# to the rest of the organization. Replace multi-recipient e-mails with internal blog posts and send the link via e-mail or IM.

Twitter: more than what I’m having for breakfast

Harold Jarche

Twitter is a great source of information. An eclectic mix of tools, tips, information and ideas: sleslie how did I never know about the <acronym> tag? Dave_Ferguson RT @ levyj413 : “From 30,000 Feet to 3 Feet: Running a Federal Blog&# [link] <slideshare> kate__k Great patching-together of twitter, delicious and RSS: become a ‘twitterteacher’, too! - [link] - thanks @ thecleversheep. Tags: Informal Learning

Talking about PKM

Harold Jarche

KMers.org runs a regular TweetChat on knowledge management (KM) issues and today’s was on Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) , with the following agenda: What effective means have we found to aggregate, filter and share information? — @markgould13 For me, PKM is a precursor for social knowledge sharing, so I use Delicious, Twitter and Wordpress. mathemagenic blogging! [is rickladd As Russell Ackoff used to say – the best way to learn is to teach.

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

tools are a form of social networking, but for this module we’re going to focus on “ego-centric&# social networks, those that are focused on individuals, as opposed to networks that build up around objects, such as Delicious, Flickr, Slideshare, etc. Note you can learn more about the concept of ego-centric vs object-centric networks here ). Facebook was originally developed for college students to connect, so it has a more informal, social air than you find on LinkedIn.

Sustainability and MOOCs in Historical Perspective

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We're going to talk about the factors that led to the development of the Massive Open Online Course and Connectivism and the new phenomena in learning today. Online learning begins in the 1980s, it begins in the 1990s and it's born out of two major things. And like the strands of DNA we will see these things repeated through the history of online learning. The first basis is in distance learning. In the mid-1990s, people began to develop learning management systems.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Watch Kiran Bir Sethi [link] no technology required Themes Complexity PKM Social Learning Work Literacy Threads Books Commons Communities Friday's Finds Informal Learning InternetTime Learning OpenSource Performance Improvement Technology Wirearchy Work jarche.com About Advertisers Clients Consulting Contact Français Key Posts Projects Toolbox Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0 Blogs with lots of colourful widgets ?

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Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As Peter said this is part 2 of a trilogy of talks, I gave the first one yesterday at University of Greenwich on the topic of "Open learning and open educational resources". Not getting the point that learning today is about play and socializing. Learning is not remembering.

What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

The LCB question this month is, What Tools Should we Learn , or: The question is really about the specific tools that would make sense to learn today in order to be a valuable eLearning professional in 2015? The more you share, the more you learn. Delicious is one big folksonomy.

Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

Watch Kiran Bir Sethi [link] no technology required Themes Complexity PKM Social Learning Work Literacy Threads Books Commons Communities Friday's Finds Informal Learning InternetTime Learning OpenSource Performance Improvement Technology Wirearchy Work jarche.com About Advertisers Clients Consulting Contact Français Key Posts Projects Toolbox Learning is Conversation Posted on December 1st, 2005 by Harold Jarche This is a remix and update of some previous posts.

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MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

He argues that MOOCs represent the resurgence of community-based learning and will describe how distance education institutions will share MOOCs with each other and will supplement online interaction with community-based resources and services. The proposition I will offer is that MOOCs give us a new way to understand learning, and hence, a new way to understand certain types of learning, such as for example learning that supports diversity in language and culture.

Harold Jarche » Need for collaboration continues to grow

Harold Jarche

The need for online collaboration and the integration of work and learning will continue as long as we have the Internet. The aim is to help online community managers learn and practice their role. Their business models depend upon formulaic approaches being standardized (to the extent possible) and while their employees / consultants can read all the blog posts and articles they want to, or develop their personal blog.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I primarily used the eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks sites and used Conference , Online Facilitation of Conferences , Online Interaction in Conferences , Moderating Online Interaction , and others. Jon Garfunkle on the backchannel at conferences (from a blog post comment). How to Run a Conference That Makes Us Say “WOW!” - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2010 Attending conferences is always a mixed bag.

Under the radar: great technologies you could be using

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Learning Technologies 2009. Learning technologies: the road ahead. Collaborative Learning; Blip.fm Write a blog? Smart Search, e.g. Informal Learning Flow. Jay’s learning ecosystem. blogs , one of which is home to this page. Delicious tools for shared bookmarks. Track 1 Session 1. Under the radar: great technologies that you could be using. URL for this page:[link]. TInyURL for this page: [link].

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009 Student Guide: Introduction to ‘Wikis’ in Blackboard - Don't Waste Your Time , June 12, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design 11: The Kemp Model - The E-Learning Curve , June 10, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe - Learning Visions , June 9, 2009 Attribution in a Web 2.0

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Implementing New Learning Technology? Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Are Your E-Learning Courses Pushed or Pulled? , Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Learning 2.0 Hope you enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the top sites from Informal Learning Flow for September 2009. Blog – The Evolution of Overconfidence - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , September 23, 2009. WordPress Just Made Millions of Blogs Real-Time With RSSCloud - ReadWriteWeb , September 7, 2009. Blog – How Quantum Probability Theory Could Explain Human Logical Fallacies - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , September 16, 2009.

100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

Today, I saw a post by someone suggesting ways to come up with ideas for blog post topics and they gave some examples. The examples were not all that relevant to most of the readers of this blog, but it definitely sparked a thought for me. Almost every time I have a conversation, I learn something new. Most of the time I learn something, I write a blog post. But I don't have nearly enough time to have conversations, learn and write blog posts.

Harold Jarche » Proficiency-based training

Harold Jarche

Learning how to fly an aircraft is an expensive endeavour and each flight costs several thousand dollars. For learning professionals, it is important to design tests that can validate competency. The proliferation of web learning devices, gadgets and tools coupled with the tendancy towards open source knowledge may herald the demise or at least modification of a long extant distinction between formative and summative testing.

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Harold Jarche » Wake up and smell the coffee

Harold Jarche

L&D [learning & development] came out on top at 38%. Obviously all of those initiatives like blended learning, competency-based training and learning style inventories haven’t convinced the boss that L&D is important.

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

“Eminds&# was where I learned that online relationships can be real, how they get real, and how they break and fail. You can try something and if it doesn’t work, learn, adjust and try again. This has become a central practice and learning focus in my life.