Social Networks

Clark Quinn

This week we looked at Social Networks. Here are some thoughts on this topic, especially thoughts around social networks for learning. Starting with Social Networking was a blessing and a curse. Social networks have a tendency to be a bit messy. Virginia Yonkers told us - I would like to know how to manage the information flows in social networks. How do we do this in the social network environment? How do social networks relate to personal learning?

Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

People learn socially. A stock exchange is designed to help capital flow and we need to use knowledge exchanges to allow ideas to flow. Not only that, it may be our social responsibility to be contributors to our common knowledge. Social. Bookmarks. Social.

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eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Blogger in Middle-earth , May 26, 2009 Tips for Working with SMEs - Bozarthzone , May 21, 2009 Social Networking in Times of Stress and Personal Emergencies - Electronic Papyrus , May 11, 2009 Aligning Learning Theory with Instructional Design - The E-Learning Curve , May 21, 2009 Developing a PLE Using Web 2.0

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The intent of such systems is to to facilitate the conversation and interaction around episodic learning events in a distributed environment, transforming them from elements in a linear flow-based design to free-floating objects in an environment. Ng & Wiemer-Hastings, 2005) That said, these environments, by their very nature, require intense preparation on the part of the designer. For example, a learning system called Company Command, designed by officers in the U.S.