Key social learning resources: Part 6 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Continuing my series of key social learning resources, here is this week’s selection. 1- In Jane Bozarth’s Nuts and Bolts column for Learning Solutions Magazine, this month she provides an excerpt from the eLearning Guild’s Report, Social Media for Learning.

Q&A on the Future of Social, Mobile and eLearning

Dan Pontefract

I was asked to comment on a few questions related to eLearning, social learning, etc. Here are the questions and my unedited responses: What does an organization without social learning look like? Social learning has always been a part of organizations.

SharePoint Social Learning Experience

Tony Karrer

I had a great conversation last week that sparked an early stage idea for what I think would be a wonderful way for learning and development organizations to leverage SharePoint better. You can find more on this by going to the LearnTrends – SharePoint in Corporate Learning Recordings.

Social learning in action at #elnil

Jane Hart

Last Friday, I had the pleasure of chairing the eLearning network’s first regional event in Bristol. The topic was Making the most of informal learning. After a couple of Pecha Kucha presentations, Nic Laycock and I ran a session on Using social media in informal learning.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

How different this type of modern information transmission is from that of centuries past when behaviors and theories were learned by observation and practice. In other words, learning has gone from being informal and organic to formal and structured. Social learning happens naturally.

LMS and Social Learning

Tony Karrer

As a follow on to the discussion of social learning and formal learning in Long Live … great post by BJ Schone - Have LMSs Jumped The Shark? I constantly hear people (across many organizations) complain about their learning management system (LMS). eLearning Technology.

Thinking through social learning

Clark Quinn

In preparation for our webinar with Citrix and the eLearning Guild, I’ve been thinking through the benefits of learning socially, specifically for formal learning. And you submit it, say, in formal learning, and eventually may get feedback from an instructor.

Restructuring budgets for social learning

George Siemens

Late 2010, I finally had the opportunity to meet Dan Pontefract when he joined us for a discussion on elearning in Edmonton. He is active in corporate learning (Telus) and has been able to do what most training and development leaders only dream of: restructure budgets in order to allocate resources for effective (rather than established) learning activities.

Key social learning resources: part 3

Jane Hart

This is the third part of my four-part series curating key social learning resources for TrainingZone’s social learning month. The first piece this week comes from Charles Jennings, who looks at why the real power of e-learning is social. In this post, built on a recent webinar he delivered, Charles first provides some history about e-learning and then goes on to identify the changes needed as we think about learning in the 21st century.

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges. LMS & eLearning

Why We Love Social Learning (And You Should, Too!)

TOPYX LMS

We love social learning – it’s as simple as that. If not, you may benefit from discovering more about the nature and function of the incredible thing called social learning. Why We Love Social Learning (And You Should, Too!). socially)?

The Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual

Jane Hart

I’m very pleased to announce the publication of this new book edited by Rob Hubbard, which includes a chapter I have written on informal and social learning. “Technology has revolutionised every aspect of our lives and how we learn is no exception. Social learning Here’s a description of the book published by Wiley. The trouble is; the [.].

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2015

TOPYX LMS

Here’s why: We added new features to our already robust, easy-to-use, learning management system, including: Experience API™. Learning Record Stores (LRS). Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI). Leverage eLearning Tools to Organize Business.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog. The High Value of Learning Paths. The same can be said for the way we learn. Learn more about the value of learning paths.

Meet Your Employees’ Social Learning Needs with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

Human beings are social creatures. Whether introverted or extroverted in personality, people have a strong need for social interactions and meaningful relationships. In addition to being social, we are also highly adaptable and have an impressive ability to quickly adopt new behaviors.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 4-6, 2012 International Symposium on Open, Distance, and e-Learning (ISODEL), Bali, Indonesia. Clayton R.

Social Learning

Clark Quinn

The spark was the example of a teacher/course/set of students/partner that provided their content into the system so that the students could study through a social learning experience. Industrial model learning -> social learning. The absolute best learning opportunity was twice a semester right before midterms and finals. And, they learned tremendously from each other. into the learning is something that I believe has big time value.

Social Learning Designer

Tony Karrer

Out of the conversation in Learn Trends around making informal learning concrete, Cammy Bean asked: Cammy Bean: So is there a market for Social Media Instructional Designing Consultants? Jane Hart suggested that we use the term Social Learning Designer to describe the role. Be it as an individual or as a function in an organization, we need to define what the whole business of social learning or informal learning is all about.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. Social learning is disruptive and training organizations need to evolve or die, there is no disputing this.

Is Social Learning Fun?

Tony Karrer

Robert Kennedy recently posted 100 Conversations and Hot Wheels where he addressed one of my 100 Conversation Topics that you can find aggregated on eLearning Learning as 100 Conversations. However, I still look to incorporate the “oh that was fun” factor into learning. As I learn new software and new technologies, in some cases that becomes a bit more difficult. The video game factor has made it harder to have the “wow” factor in some learning software.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning.

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. Browse eLearning Content

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TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – October 2015

TOPYX LMS

Learning Record Stores (LRS). Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI). We are dedicated to providing you with relevant articles and newsletters covering the evolving eLearning, learning management, and social learning landscape so you have the information you need to stay current.

Social Learning - Instructional Design - Free - eLearning Hot Topics

Tony Karrer

Weekly Hot eLearning Hot List 5/22/09 - 5/29/09 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Presentation: Blogs in Education - Don't Waste Your Time , May 22, 2009 Implementing New Learning Technology? Choose the Right Pilot Group - Kapp Notes , May 22, 2009 Capture Examples - eLearning Technology , May 29, 2009 Twitter: The #1 Tool for Learning - Upside Learning Blog , May 26, 2009 Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – May 2016

TOPYX LMS

Everyone is welcome to learn more about how you can earn a commission for referring over a company or nonprofit entity that is looking to improve their learning and development efforts who signs an annual subscription to the award winning TOPYX® social learning management system.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog. The High Value of Learning Paths. The same can be said for the way we learn. Learn more about the value of learning paths.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – April 2016

TOPYX LMS

Improve learning and learning management experiences. We are focused on bringing solutions to our clients that make learning management easier and more valuable. Learn more about the app! 3 Reasons Companies Need Mobile Learning.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – February 2016

TOPYX LMS

Having the necessary content for your learning and development program the seamlessly integrates into you learning platform can make your investment in the future of your organization more likely to succeed. 7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning.

eLearning Grows Small Businesses

TOPYX LMS

eLearning tools provide solutions for small businesses wanting to facilitate employee collaboration. However, they make a mistake when they assume free social networks are sufficient for connecting team members. eLearning Encourages Employee Collaboration. LMS & eLearning

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – July 2016

TOPYX LMS

Interactyx, the developer of TOPYX® learning management system (LMS), is headquartered in Bonita Springs, FL and has been named a finalist for the 2016 Florida Companies to Watch™ by GrowFL. How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning. GrowFL Company to Watch.

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

A number of these company leaders are interested in investing in eLearning, or online learning. What holds them back is the unknown about eLearning’s return on investment. Does eLearning have a good ROI? Measuring the Initial Investment of eLearning.

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eLearning Learning Launches New Features

Tony Karrer

Over on eLearning Learning , we've just launched a new version with some great new features. The intent of eLearning Learning is to bring together and make it easy to find great content. There are some pretty interesting new features coming soon for eLearning Learning.

Beyond Instructional Design: How Performance Support is Revolutionizing eLearning

Jane Hart

Social learningReady to get results with performance support? Trivantis have asked me to host this free webinar, in which I will consider how you can move beyond instructional design to designing for performance support. In the session I will cover the following aspects. Trends in modern authoring. Insights on providing resources and bite-sized content, such as video, screencasts, or text instead of courses. How to support content personalization.

Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? John Ambrose in Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s

3 Ways to “Spring Clean” eLearning Content

TOPYX LMS

Are you using LMS-based learning or utilizing any eLearning content? It’s safe to assume that individuals understand eLearning to simply be learning that is enabled and available online. eLearning can be fun, easy, and affordable. LMS & eLearning

Case Studies of Informal or Social Learning

Tony Karrer

I'm looking to find lots of examples of where informal or social learning has been used successfully in the workplace and where it was led by the L&D organization. eLearning Technology. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs This can either be already written up, or it can be the name of a person and organization where it was done. Can you provide me pointers?

Jane Hart’s Social Learning Handbook

Clark Quinn

Having previously reviewed Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham’s The New Social Learning , and Jane Bozarth’s Social Media for Trainers , I have now received my copy of Jane Hart’s Social Learning Handbook. Jane’s book is very much about making the case for social learning in the workplace, as the first section details. This is largely as an adjunct to formal learning, rather than focusing on social media for formal learning.

Selling Social Learning – Be a Jack

Tony Karrer

I was just reading a post - Top 5 tips to gain buy in for learning with social media. Instead, one of the things that I Learned about Learning in 2009 and was an important eLearning Predictions for 2010 was to “Be a Jack”. I detailed it in Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug. And the key in selling social learning / learning communities was the simple explanation of what they are in a value proposition.

Social Learning Objects - Flash Cards

Tony Karrer

You can add pictures or sounds to flashcards or with a Java applet, you can record sounds right into flashcards, which also is great for language learning. And I would suggest that there are a couple of interesting implications: Web-Based, Niche Authoring Tools I've claimed for a while (see Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups and Incredibly Cool! This is something we've wanted to do for a long time in learning, but it's always been hard.

Everyday Workplace Learning: A Quick Guide (Slideset)

Jane Hart

Last week, I was the Opening Keynote speaker at the Elearning Guild’s Online Forum: Collaborative, Social and Informal Learning: Where do Learning Professionals Fit In. Social learning

Answers to Your Questions About eLearning

TOPYX LMS

eLearning has become a hot topic in the past few years. Obviously, eLearning has the capacity to meet a vast array of corporate needs, thus its popularity. It is the rare business owner who is totally uninterested in eLearning. Answers to Common eLearning Questions.

Embedding social learning into texts and enterprise software

Jay Cross

Learning is social. Business is social. People are social. So why are so many of the forays into learning technology anti-social? Joe has been marrying people, technology, and learning since the early days. Learning. Joe’s take on learning is a good fit with mine: Learning is a uniquely human experience. Joe adds social to the mix. You learn more in the company of other people. Learning in a Virtual World.

eLearning Promotes Work-Life Balance, Motivates Employees

TOPYX LMS

Actually, eLearning technology is the solution to the work-life balance dilemma. eLearning Promotes Balance Between Career and Personal Life. At first glance, it may seem as if an eLearning system would add more items to an employee’s daily to-do list, but that’s not the case.