A Window Into The Org

Dan Pontefract

Imagine if you will, in the learning space specifically, that every time a new eLearning course was developed, that a new portal, system or application was also introduced where the employee had to log into to access the actual course. Think about Microsoft Sharepoint (particularly the 2010 release), Jive , Drupal , Blogtronix , Telligent , amongst many others as that window. Through the introduction of Web 2.0

Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning

Jane Hart

How about ensuring the availability of tools like blogs, micro-blogs, wikis, discussion forums, media file creating/sharing, and profiles, and helping communities learn to use them? “Survey results released today from Telligent,find that 74% of UK employees say a social collaboration platform would be valuable for using in workplace communications; yet 79% of workplaces do not provide such tools, based on a survey of 1,000 UK employees, conducted by Redshift Research.

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. 20,000 wikis with more than 100,000 users.