100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

A philomath is a lover of learning. Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning!

Social learning: the freedom to act and cooperate with others

Harold Jarche

The Net, especially working and learning in networks, subverts many of the hierarchies we have developed over hundreds of years. Thanks to Johnnie Moore for pointing out this article, but then that’s how much of my learning happens today.

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Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

As a consequence and according to Gallup Management Journal , this disengaged and disconnected culture (in US-based organisations) is costing $300b per year in lost revenues alone. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

As a consequence and according to Gallup Management Journal , this disengaged and disconnected culture (in US-based organisations) is costing $300b per year in lost revenues alone. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks.

Key Social Learning Resources: Part 2

Jane Hart

During social learning month I am writing some weekly articles with some key resources about social learning. My first piece this week comes from Michael Rose, who has written an article called Social Learning for a Social Workplace. He first explains that “social learning&# is. &#. not only about learning from others, but about continuously learning from others at the time of need to get the job done.”.

You are the Collective Wisdom of both Strong & Weak Ties

Dan Pontefract

One line sticks out for me in particular: It follows, then, that individuals with few weak ties will be deprived of information from distant parts of the social system and will be confined to the provincial news and views of their close friends.

The culture of social learning

Jay Cross

Understanding Corporate Twitter , a post from an employee of EMC, got me thinking about the role of corporate culture in implementing the social learning platforms I’ve been calling learnscapes. Social learning platforms are more a reflection of the people who use them, sprinkled with a corporate culture and the ability to make good connections. We have an extended core of “social people&# at EMC.

Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture

Dan Pontefract

The problem, however, is that due to the rise in popularity of Twitter and its consumer driven use as a life-casting tool, the inherent company benefits get lost in the shuffle. So what has this got to do with leadership and culture? That’s a culture I would want to be a part of.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-20

Jane Hart

A new report by @ quinnovator for the ELearning Guild: Mobile Learning: Landscape and Trends [link] #. Social learning for collaborative work by @ hjarche [link] #. Social media in the 1990s [link] <love this #. See the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list after 150 contributions; YouTube is catching up on Twitter! RT @ hjarche : Quick guide for consultants to understand any Corporate culture [link] <LOL Harold! #. Twitter twitte

Learning is the Work

Beth Kanter

If you are not already familiar with their work, you will learn a lot about online collaboration, knowledge management, informal learning, and networks by following them. Dave Gray : Dave Gray is a guru on the topics of design, innovation, culture and change.

Google Wave – Social Learning – Business – eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 12, 2009 to June 19, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Business Casual , June 14, 2009 Brain rule #12 - Clive on Learning , June 12, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-20

Jane Hart

A new report by @ quinnovator for the ELearning Guild: Mobile Learning: Landscape and Trends [link] #. Social learning for collaborative work by @ hjarche [link] #. Social media in the 1990s [link] <love this #. See the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list after 150 contributions; YouTube is catching up on Twitter! RT @ hjarche : Quick guide for consultants to understand any Corporate culture [link] <LOL Harold! #. Twitter twitte

My Network is my Net Worth: A Personal Story

Dan Pontefract

The new cultural trinity that I somewhat incessantly write and speak about combines a new leadership framework for all levels of people, Enterprise 2.0 thinking and Learning 2.0 aka Learning 2.0). and Learning 2.0 Learning 2.0 leadership learning 2.0

Jay Cross Memorial Award 2017

Harold Jarche

The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Real Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work.

Social Net-Work-Life Balance

Dan Pontefract

Seeing as it’s been almost 3 years since I’ve been with the likes of Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter (at various entry dates) I thought it would be interesting to analyze my own personal / professional network to understand if any trends might be occurring.

tensions of modern learning

Harold Jarche

Clark Quinn , my Internet Time Alliance colleague, has presented a quick view of old and new ways to address organizational learning engineering. Clark created a table “representing just some of the tensions” between what we still do and what we now know about learning.

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. The same study found employees with high exposure to on-the-job learning activities were 262% more engaged than those who had no exposure to on-the-job learning.

Making sense of our world

Harold Jarche

As I keep developing my own processes and work with clients to promote a networked learning culture I look for clearer ways of describing what this PKM stuff is all about. Twitter) and mechanical (e.g. Sharing information about what we have learned by narrating our work (e.g.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

million customers and over $38 billion in assets – delivered a speech where he waxed lyrical about being a social CEO. Early on in the talk, Peter said, “I believe we are at the confluence of two revolutions – a social revolution and a technology revolution.”

Working Smarter Top 20 Hot List

Jay Cross

These are the top twenty articles from our sources, selected by social signals: Why Are Easy Decisions So Hard? It is the structure of social networks that shapes influence… and the structure is changing - Ross Dawson , February 5, 2011. Are We Wired For Mobile Learning?

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Getting to Social

Harold Jarche

Tweet You are engaging with social media for marketing and customer support. You have also put in place a social intranet, with activity streams for sharing information, collaboration tools for work teams and document management systems that include social tags and easy sharing.

danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

Changes in the technology sector are forcing us to consider changes in the organizational culture. Social networks have become the fabric of the high tech industry. Learning is experiential. You learn from your peers and from doing things. Consider Remix culture.

Most awesome revelations in Working Smarter Daily for June 2011

Jay Cross

7 objections to social media in learning (and answers) - Donald Clark Plan B , June 11, 2011. Making the most of Informal Learning - Jane Hart , June 16, 2011. Social media & learning – note taking on steroids - Donald Clark Plan B , June 20, 2011. List of the top 100 Twitter cities in the world - Ross Dawson , June 6, 2011. Social Media Revolution 2011 Video - Jane Hart , June 20, 2011. Why Social? Best of Working Smarter Daily.

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Diversity, complexity, chaos and working smarter

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. question “How do we get adoption for social software?” Use social graph for communication, not collaboration.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

In this 2011 edition, we added a more lucid description of workscapes, streamlined the social learning chapter, updated the cheat sheets, and included a glossary. Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable. The Learning Lifecycle 44.

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Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Where Corporate Learning Came From 3. Corporate Learning Today 5. Training is not the same as learning 6. Chief Learning Officers know training is not working 7. Real learning takes place elsewhere 8. Collaborative Culture 15. Collaborative Learning 18.

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Hot topics in Working Smarter for the past 12 months

Jay Cross

How to use Twitter for Social Learning - Social Media for Working & Learning , March 20, 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - Tony Karrer , March 24, 2010. Social Media for Working & Learning , May 4, 2010.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, I heart Activity Streams.

Thinking together

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via Twitter this past week. ” @britz – “Culture, the most powerful presence in your organization, is only learned socially & informally.

Awesome insights into working smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Social Media at Work - Luis Suarez , August 1, 2011.

Jay Cross Memorial Award - 2017

Charles Jennings

The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Real Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work.

Changing the mechanistic mindset

Harold Jarche

Without fail, in the past five years every new client I have been engaged by has specified one of two things they really wanted to see change in their organizations culture. Social media are just the current tip of the Internet iceberg, making work relationships much more complex.

Friday’s Finds for 2011

Harold Jarche

Tweet Every Friday I review what I’ve noted on Twitter and post a wrap-up of what caught my eye. I do this as a reflective thinking process and also in order to take some of what I’ve learned and put it on a platform I can control, my blog. Learning.

Social computing in knowledge-intensive workplaces

Harold Jarche

Ross Dawson discusses a Gartner report on social software, looking at some particular forecasts for the next three to five years out: 20% of businesses using social media instead of e-mail by 2014. 20% of businesses will use social network analysis by 2015. 70-95% of IT dominated social media initiatives will fail through to 2012. I’ve highlighted the last point because it’s time to look at social media as a connecting force in the enterprise.

21st Century L&D Skills

Charles Jennings

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. That being the case, it’s probably worthwhile reflecting on the changes that have impacted our training/learning departments over the past 10 years.

2010 Thanks and Spanks via Dan Pontefract

Dan Pontefract

technologies and at all times entrust yourself to a Learning 2.0 It is dedicated to those external people, outside of where I work in no particular order, and over the course of 2010 that have directly helped me in my efforts, my learning, my network, my leadership or whom have demonstrated the three legs of the new cultural stool. Learning 2.0). And to boot, a profile of me in the New Social Learning book. Love learning from you via your site.

Seminar on MOOCs, Lyon, France, Day 2

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Result: Open Social Web Apps Case Study - principle innovation of xMOOCs - studented content in 15-minute chunks - cMOOCs and xMOOCs in social media - two student spresenting to each other - group projects - peer evaluation Context Go-Lab - Global Online Science Labs for Inquiry Learning at School - mass access to: - scientific data - virtual experiences & simulations - actual scientific labs and instruments - as a means of access applications - eg. So, what do we learn?

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

From the very first beginning that I got exposed to them over at Twitter, over 4 years ago , till today, where I am using a bunch of various different microblogging / microsharing services, both internal and external, I couldn’t work, nor get much done!, I heart Activity Streams.

Transparent work

Harold Jarche

Tweet People are now the engine of change and the fuel is communications, says Jay Deragon in Systemic Impact of Social Technology. For more contextual knowledge, I ask my network via text message, Twitter, blog or forum. Jay Cross described it in Informal Learning , with the case study of CGI using an “ Internet Inside &# tool approach. Just compare informal learning on the web with what happens inside the firewall.

50 best articles on Working Smarter for the first half of 2012

Jay Cross

If you haven’t had time to keep up with what’s going on in learning, design, social business, and intellectual capital this year, here’s a reprieve: the top 50 articles from the last six months. Flipping Corporate Learning . It will be big in corporate learning.