Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?


Dan Pontefract, in his most excellent post The Standalone LMS is Dead makes the following argument: “Set up your ‘Facebook for the organization’ by embedding an LMS (or LMS like features) into your enterprise-wide collaboration platform. Find a way to integrate it into your collaboration platform. Accessing relevant knowledge and expertise that can be used to formulate a plan of action when decisions need to be made.” Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

The future is people, not technology

Jay Cross

An active community of practice is a different animal from a bottom-up knowledge management network or a corporate news channel. TogetherLearn ’s Clark Quinn sees the need for a learnscape architect who nurtures the health of the learning network for collaboration, communication and learning opportunities. Mzinga’s Dave Wilkins describes several production roles. More Human Than Human. CLO magazine, June 2009. Column on Effectiveness, by Jay Cross.

New skills for learning professionals

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals?&#. The ability to engage with senior (and not-so-senior) line managers to identify the root cause of performance problems, and not simply focus on learning. Mzinga’s Dave Wilkins describes several production roles. This month’s big question asks, “In a Learning 2.0