Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 It was designed to be a small to medium size group discussion, but because the room was large it was very challenging to do that successfully. I discussed my experience from Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0 Web 2.0

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

When I wrote Implementing Enterprise 2.0 While some of it is about cultural initiatives, more is about design, in finding the right starting points for microblogging to grow. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0

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Using social media to track and drive organizational success metrics

Ross Dawson

Discovering this can be vital in organizational development and design. I have written before about using organizational network analysis to drive performance , and also co-wrote a California Management Review article on networks and performance which described some of the specific interventions that can be designed stemming from insights into individual position in organizational networks. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0

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

Jay Cross

That’s short for a phrase that kept coming up in conversation when he was writing Enterprise 2.0. Innovations in applications and user-interface design are born on the consumer side and migrate to the enterprise. Google designs its apps for mobile before porting them to PCs.

Keynote slides: The Power of Social Media and Future Organizations

Ross Dawson

The usual disclaimer: the slides are designed to accompany my presentation and not to be viewed by themselves, but you still might find them interesting. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Keynote speaker Professional services Social media Twitter Web 2.0

Launching my new book today! Getting Results From Crowds

Ross Dawson

It is definitely my most useful book, and while it’s hard to compare it with my other books as it has a distinct purpose and design, it is in some ways my best work. Crowdsourcing Entrepreneurship Future of business Future of media Future of work Social media Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0Today we are launching my new book Getting Results From Crowds: The definitive guide to using crowdsourcing to grow your business !

Social Media and the Future: Keynote slides at CIO Summit

Ross Dawson

As always, my keynote slides are shared with the proviso that they are designed to accompany my presentation and are NOT intended to be useful on their own. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Keynote speaker Social media Social networks Web 2.0This afternoon I am giving a keynote on Social Media and the Future at the Australian CIO Summit in the Gold Coast. Here are the slides from my presentation.

World-leading Australian crowdsourcing platform 99designs gets $35 million, shows depth of Australian tech

Ross Dawson

The latest news is that design competition platform 99designs, in its first external fundraising, has just received an investment of $35 million from major VC firm Accel Partners. Techcrunch reports that 99designs has been growing at 120% per year, and that the number of design competitions hosted by the firm has doubled in the last four months. Here are our 9 practical steps to getting great outsourced design on 99designs.

Digital Sydney is crowdsourcing its visual identity – submissions close soon!

Ross Dawson

If you live or work in NSW and have an eye for design, we want you to create a visual identity that best represents Sydney’s digital community. Designs will be judged by a respected panel of leaders from Sydney’s digital community. Australia Crowdsourcing Social media Web 2.0

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Launch of Digital Sydney: Ideas, energy, success stories, and massive potential

Ross Dawson

But given Sydney is coming from behind, initiatives that are well designed and executed can be a massive help. The winner of the $10,000 prize, announced tonight, is Surry Hills-based Ascenda Design. Australia Social media Technology trends Web 2.0

The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO

Ross Dawson

Certain competitors, including Google, could use strong or dominant positions in one or more markets to gain competitive advantage against us in areas where we operate including: by integrating competing social networking platforms or features into products they control such as search engines, web browsers, or mobile device operating systems; by making acquisitions; or by making access to Facebook more difficult. Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0

The rise of mini-blogging in 2011: Tumblr will continue to soar

Ross Dawson

Dawson calls these services mini-blogs, as they take what Twitter and Facebook have done in allowing people to easily share content that they like, and moved that back onto the broader web. Social media Social trends Twitter Web 2.0

Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics

Ross Dawson

Good understanding of and experience with social media including Twitter. - (Ideally) Understand wireframing and able to work with designers and developers. - (Ideally) Excellent research and highly structured report writing capabilities. Crowdsourcing Future of business Future of media Future of work General SME Technology Social media Technology trends Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0

Notes and belly-button lint from Web 2.0 Expo

Jay Cross

Introduction to the keynotes: “It’s a tough time out there and we are glad you’re with us to talk about the web.&#. Tim O’Reilly: “2.0 The web is like a baby. Is the web baby getting smarter? Web 2.0

Stager, Logo and Web 2.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Gary Stager offers an impressive assessment of the use of Web 2.-0 His criticisms are directed mostly toward David Warlick and others who are advocating the 'revolutionary' use of Web 2.0 I think his criticisms are effective against the School 2.0 And I think that it is because the School 2.0 However, there are some primary differences between Logo (and its variants) and the panoply of Web 2.0 tools, including: The Web 2.0 The Web 2.0

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

As companies virtualise, using workers and contractors around the world, work processes will be designed to be used equally well by people both inside and outside the organisation. Ross Dawson is Chairman of international consulting firm Advanced Human Technologies and author of books including Implementing Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise 2.0 Future of business Social media Social networks Web 2.0

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?

John Hagel

At the end of last year, I posted on the relevance of Web 2.0 For those who have not been following my blog, I attempted my own definition of Web 2.0 Some of Dions key postings on this topic are "Running a business on Web-based software" , "Web 2.0

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: What is Web 2.0?

John Hagel

Redux » What is Web 2.0? Listening to the wide-ranging conversations regarding the Web 2.0 Unfortunately, as the Wikipedia entry on Web 2.0 Google AdSense is Web 2.0. Ofoto is Web 1.0; Flickr is Web 2.0." Web 2.0

Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Web 2.0 Jay Cross is a champion of informal learning (and author of the definitive book on the topic), Web 2.0, Do you think that some of the advancements in technology—such as Web. However, the technology, specifically Web 2.0,

Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals

Clark Quinn

Work Literacy and the eLearning Guild are partnering to provide you with a great (and free) opportunity to get up to speed on Web 2.0 This is your opportunity to ramp up your understanding of Learning 2.0 Each week we will share new activities that will allow you to explore different Web 2.0 We have designed the activities for completion at your own pace. The Joiner / Collector – For those who want to delve more deeply into a particular Web 2.0

LearnTrends 2009: Balance, web 2.0, Internet Time Alliance, DAU

Jay Cross

Next up Deb Schwartz ( Altimeter Group ) and Jerry Michalski ( Sociate ) talked about the challenges and opportunities we confront with enterprise 2.0. I was already turning to others for help: Jane Hart for social learning and tools, Jon Husband for KM and competencies, Harold Jarche for open source and design, Charles Jennings for the major CLO’s view, and Clark Quinn for learning theory, m-learning, and serious games.

The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Future IMS Learning Design What is the future of learning design? Joel Greenberg My own personal view: maybe the world is moving on, and maybe the idea of 'design' is a bit old fashioned. The idea is to lead academics to a lightweight narrative, and having them design around it. My experience is that your standard academic simply won't touch this stuff (learning design). So, what is the future of learning design? The same could be for larning design.

MySpace's new strategy: building a new and valuable space in social content

Ross Dawson

design with some hip, artist-designed themes. The parallels are definitely not by accident; this app is designed to be a customizable station for music videos, and on that criterion, it delivers beautifully. Social media Social networks Web 2.0

Secrets of Working Smarter

Jay Cross

As often as not, they claim workplace learning is too important to be left up to happenstance, and requires planning and careful, thorough, design. Informal Learning Meta-Learning Metrics of organizational learning Web 2.0Learning Solutions Magazine.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN article)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Gorman and Keen Need a Bicycle Built for Two (but built only by certified, qualified, licensed bicycle experts of course) | Main | Presence and Learning (Ray Sims) » July 02, 2007 "Is Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): New Web 2.0 Visualization/Explanation from Ross Dawson

Mark Oehlert

mil domains | Main | Quote of the Day » August 17, 2007 New Web 2.0 Visualization/Explanation from Ross Dawson I find it interesting that even as we stand hip deep in the curved corner and pastel colored waters of Web 2.0, well have 2.0 I think that most of the right words are there, but the images leave out some of the flow/social dynamics that shape and flow in 2.0 - so really Im just point out what could make something that is very good, better.

Training Design

Tony Karrer

I've been struggling a bit to capture a concept that I believe represents a fairly fundamental shift in how we need to think about Training Design. Oh, and I called it Learning Design in the diagrams, but I'm afraid that it's really more about Training Design.

Zany times at Corporate Learning Trends

Jay Cross

The screen exhibited Op-Art designs. Sometimes things go so far off the rails that all you can do is chuckle at life’s absurdity. Today at Learn Trends , I demonstrated my ability to screw up everything technical within reach. Harold Jarche, Clark Quinn, Jane Hart, and I had planned to lead a session at noon today to explain the thinking we’ve gone through to develop a lightweight, turn-key social learning platform.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 Considerations

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates | Main | The Definitive iPhone eCard » July 14, 2008 SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 Considerations Ive posted before about how I think that much of the technical architecture that underpins the commercial e-learning marketplace is several years behind the 2.0 I do think that LETSI is trying to head down this road with their SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0

The Illusion of Control

Luis Suarez

Whether that may well be rather accurate, or not, you can tell me in the comments below what you think about it, if you wish, I have got this little theory going on in my mind that we, knowledge (Web 2.0)

Clear up the cloudiness about cloud computing

Jay Cross

Four years ago at the Expo 2.0 ” “At the Web 2.0 Design History Just JayCloud computing. Some people think their credit card information and Amazon preferences are stored a mile overhead in a cumulus cloud. It’s not that mysterious. Just think of the cloud as a humongous computer that is connected to endless warehouses of rack-mounted servers spread around the globe. Is it safe?

My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

Dan Pontefract

Brought to you by the makers of Grockit – an online social learning test prep service for items such as GMAT, SAT, ACT and GRE – Learnist is an attempt to crowd-source knowledge, information and content into a manner that is a cross between Web 2.0 enterprise 2.0

Designing for Big Data, Bigger Data, Multitouch, and more…

Adaptive Path

Our pal Jeffrey Veen just posted a talk he gave at this year’s Web 2.0 The other comes from Darren David and Nathan Moody of Stimulant , sharing how they approach the design of large-scale multitouch interfaces (25 minutes). Tags: Interaction Design Visualizations

The book stops here…

Jay Cross

Learning in 3D empowers forward-thinking executives, managers, faculty members, and training professionals to design, develop, and collaborate in the rapidly emerging field of 3D immersive environments. It’s really smart to publicize a book like this on the web.

Online Learning Course Design

Tony Karrer

Here are some thoughts on the course and the implications for design of similar kinds of online learning courses. I believe that many learning experiences designed to reside in a social network will inherently feel more scattered. And, if I were designing something for new hires or another group of learners, I think it gave a pretty good idea of what the experience would be like. The Joiner/Collector --For those who want to delve more deeply into a particular Web 2.0

My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

Dan Pontefract

Brought to you by the makers of Grockit – an online social learning test prep service for items such as GMAT, SAT, ACT and GRE – Learnist is an attempt to crowd-source knowledge, information and content into a manner that is a cross between Web 2.0 enterprise 2.0

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

Without a doubt, Web 2.0 By leveraging the thinking and approaches, as well as the tools and technologies, of the Web 2.0 With the advent of “Web 2.0,” we can begin to move beyond the next generation of e-Learning to the next generation of learning itself: Learning 2.0.

The year’s top posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0

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Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Luis Suarez

Alas, that seems to have died a rather fast and painful death on its own and we all ought to blame ourselves for that wonderful exercise of destroying social networking, on the Social Web, for the sake of our own vanity. Remember the good old ‘ me, me, me ’ mantra from the Web 2.0

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Australia's top 25 business blogs ranked by traffic

Ross Dawson

Below I have put the list of the 25 business blogs together with their authors, ranked by their web traffic from Alexa as of today. Just Creative Design (Jacob Cass): 21,866. Enterprise 2.0 Social media Web 2.0SmartCompany has released a nice list of Australia's 25 top business blogs , created by Brad Howarth.