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 Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. I discussed my experience from Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0 Web 2.0

Insights into effective social media policies

Ross Dawson

Example of Commonwealth Bank which introduced social media policies that impinged on staff’s personal rights, and quickly reversed them based on the response. Staff are encouraged to use Yammer to say if they’re not happy with company products or practices. Enterprise 2.0

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Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on Open vs Closed Systems

Ross Dawson

Apple is the only prominent example of a closed system that is working well. Being too open can make things slower to progress, for example with quality assurance issues. * Future of business Social media Uncategorized Web 2.0

Top 10 posts of the year on social media

Ross Dawson

While the executives realize that their fans can communicate their love for their products, they are far more afraid that bad things will be said about them, merited or not, and they think they will have no recourse. The rise of social shopping in 2011: 7 examples of where it is going.

The secrets of BigCommerce’s success

Ross Dawson

The interview brings out the reasons for their success: great products and an intense focus on marketing. Their initial success was based on having an easy-to-use product supported by many marketing channels.

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

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

Pretty much like for Enterprise 2.0 , since I still feel we are only now just getting started with it and its role in transforming organisations from the inside out. . Remember Web 2.0 Let’s have a look into Andy’s original definition for Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

After-the-fact finger pointing is not productive. Replacing instructor-led events with living networks yields astounding gains in productivity. For example regulations specify push learning for compliance training. Business learning ROI Informal Learning Web 2.0

Technology’s Real Benefits (Hint: They’re Not Economic)

Andy McAfee

A couple recent articles, one in the WSJ by Dennis Berman and one in the NYT by Eduardo Porter , have raised the question of why all the amazing technologies we have these days aren’t showing up more strongly in the productivity and GDP growth statistics.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 product?&# – are just windowdressing on products that are still essentially geared for Collaboration 1.0. The Web as a whole, and especially the Web 2.0 The moniker “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) Remember the good old mantra of leading by example ? .

No cookie cutters for complexity

Harold Jarche

Five years ago I noted that big consultancies were jumping on the Web 2.0 For example, what exactly is “Advanced” Web 2.0 I have noted in the past year clients wanting more products and fewer customized services.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. It’s still needs more, but represents a good starting point for review: eLearning Strategy (PDF) Elearning - A Primer Learning 2.0

To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

In 2011, I don’t believe organizations have fully comprehended what ingredients are necessary to ensure an organization (management and people) is in fact going to become more productive. Why do I land on productive, and not collaborative, or engaged, or learned, or reciprocal, or connected?

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Since the advent of the steam engine in the late 18th century, technology advances have been radically improving the productivity of business, enabling companies to significantly lower their prices while providing higher quality products and services. This one-to-many Web 1.0

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.

Where do non-UX-team members learn about UX?

Adaptive Path

Where do Project Managers, Product Managers, Developers, Sales, QA, Strategists, and Managers learn about User Experience? Here are some examples of the influences that the people around us have on our work, and how we can contribute to the decisions that they need to make: A Project Manager's estimate codifies which aspects of your work get measured ("did you produce each of the estimated 15 wireframes?").

The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, during a panel discussion at the 2012 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium , I learned about Sunday-night/Monday-morning syndrome , the name given to the tension between employees and their IT organizations. This is in spite of the fact that the Internet and Web 2.0

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Content could be created in novel ways - the 'mail merge'program, for example, would allow you to print the same letter multiple times,but each with a different name and address drawn from a database. The same vendors thatsold these tools - companies like Microsoft and Adobe - sold web production andviewing tools. New forms of games were being developed and entiregenres - strategy games, for example, sports games, and first-person shooters -became widely popular.

Social Networking and Going Back to Basics

Luis Suarez

” he comes to question whether the golden age for the Social Web is now over after that initial period of disruption and whether we are starting to enter that dangerous road of becoming a vast wasteland, just like TV is nowadays, I suppose.

Have Things Really Been THAT Bad?

Andy McAfee

by Andrew McAfee on January 21, 2009 A recent tweet by @rossdawson alerted me to a new post by Oliver Young at his Strategic Heading blog titled “Web 2.0 This is a self-explanatory title, and an accurate summary of Young’s beliefs about the impact of 2.0 As he states: &# So what do I see when I look at Web 2.0, This was the case before 2.0 Web 2.0 Web 2.0 I will be the first to tell you that Web 2.0

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

After-the-fact finger pointing is not productive. Replacing instructor-led events with living networks yields astounding gains in productivity. For example regulations specify push learning for compliance training. Business learning ROI Informal Learning Web 2.0eLearning is not a big cost-cutter. Corporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons. It’s cheaper: no travel, no facilities cost, no instructor salaries.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Radar Knows Where The iPhones Are

Steven Berlin Johnson

» Radar Knows Where The iPhones Are Heres a cool little example of why I think Radar is such a great product. Second, this is a classic example of the utility of networked journalism. Live SBJ Upcoming Events More of stevenberlinjohnsons events StoryMap Recent Essays The War On Error Discover column on the webs bottom-up response to Katrina. Why The Web Is Like A Rain Forest. Discover column on Web 2.0.

Enterprise 2.0 the Indian Way

Andy McAfee

Ashok is the head of the Web 2.0 Among his many other responsibilities, Ashok has been one of the point people for Enterprise 2.0 The need was perfectly articulated a while back by HP’s then-CEO Lew Platt: “If only HP knew what HP knows, we’d be three times more productive.&#. Now, in some important ways TCS is pretty well positioned to succeed with Enterprise 2.0. So if a well-designed 2.0 The more I learn about Enterprise 2.0,

Social Business in the Age of the Customer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Starting about a decade ago with the rise of Web 2.0 , we have seen the explosive growth of social media technologies, - e.g., blogs, wikis and podcasts, - as well as platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with hundreds of millions of users. Why is it that many of the same companies that have successfully reengineered their processes, reduced their costs and increased their productivity over the past twenty years are having a tough time implementing social business strategies?

Imagination as a Journey of Survival and Discovery

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 1985, for example, IBM was America’s most profitable and most admired company. In the 1980s, rapid advances in microprocessors and personal computers opened the door to a new generation of significantly less expensive and simpler client-server products.

Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Innovation is critical to improving productivity, that is, to raise the output per worker, which in turn leads to a wealthier society and a higher standard of living for its people. As examples of recombinant innovation, e-mail and the Web were enabled by the Internet.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

They all offered great products. In the late 1990s, the web changed everything. People at the big events are talking about informal learning, social learning, simulations, webinars, mobile, virtual classrooms, community, interactivity, and web 2.0.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 In 2008, I talked about how there would be "Continued Scattered Examples and Disappointment" In 2009, I said we would see "Mobile Learning Niche Growth." Still I'm going to be reading closely things like: Enterprise 2.0:

Reflections on the Evolving Role of the CIO

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Today’s CIO, for example, has to deal with an IT infrastructure that not only includes the classic enterprise systems and networks, but also digital consumer technologies of all sorts, sensors used in all kinds of smart solutions, digital voice and video communications and on and on and on. The Internet and World Wide Web are the most prominent such disruptive technologies, and have led to massive changes in all aspects of business, from the original move to e-business ; to Web 2.0

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. I wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions.

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Notes from ELI 2015 Riyadh - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

you have to show you are good) - Pearson - has taken a strong effort to measure our products and our services (video clip from Pearson CEO) (but no, this isn''t an advertisement for Pearson, he assures us) - "return on investment in human capital" - measuring the tasks = measuring efficacy - Challenges in the Gulf region - infrastructure - are all schools and all users connected?

Notes from ALT-C

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

students belive their abilities with tech at leash as high or higher that educators - lots of examples here in partnership development - Liverpool-Hope eg. "The notion of students as change agents is a relatively new concpt." -- Malcom Ryan Rachel Winston How we can shape the development of a new culture of learning by creating a new partnership between students and educators. political view of the prevailing culture 1. why NUS thinks is an ideal model 2.

Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

Instead of looking at providing tightly coupled Social Learning Tools, they should instead be looking at how their offering can integrate or leverage Enterprise 2.0 John Ambrose in Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s Web 2.0

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

But I'm worried, because while I just got through writing about my concern in Using SharePoint that learning organizations seemed to be making the same mistake of Not Preparing Workers for Web 2.0. This made me look back at a post I did quite a while ago - Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 For example, Personal Learning , PLE , PWLE , PKM are all pretty closely related. Getting Things Done is the classic example of this.

[2b2k] The Internet, Science, and Transformations of Knowledge

David Weinberger

Ralph begins by defining e-research as “Research using digital tools and digital data for the distributed and collaborative production of knowledge.” Over the past couple of decades, we’ve moved from talking about supercomputing to the grid to Web 2.0 Another example: the Genetic Association Information Network is trying to find the cause of bipolarism. Ralph looks at e-research in Sweden as an example.

Sustainability and MOOCs in Historical Perspective

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

WebCT in English stands for "Web Course Tools." One of my major arguments for this is, in the long term it's the only truly financially sustainable model, the community based model of resource production. Around that time, things really became interesting because the idea of consumers producing their own content was found not only in learning but in the Web as a whole. People were now gaining access to websites and web services that allowed them to create their own content.

Change or die

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

He travels the world, but increasingly delivers presentations and events in real time over the web. That is a lot different from companies that have drunk the Web 2.0 A company that doesn’t involve its customers in its product planning is missing the boat. LX Briefing.

Open Learning, Open Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I have three examples of openness from this talk: First, in an earlier presentation that I saw, everything was up on Google Docs, and anyone could edit it. For example, both Udacity and Coursera are changing business models and finding revenue streams. What Web 2.0

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

To take advantage of the QR codes, download any bar code reader to your smart phone, for example QuickMark. Technology, be it web 2.0 THE WEB 87. Network Era Productivity: Not Your Father’s ROI 194. Andrew McAfee’s Characteristics of Enterprise 2.0 248.

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