Social Media is not Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Social media is not social learning. Brian Solis took a crack at defining social media as follows: <the> democratization of information, transforming people from content readers into publishers. So why is social media not social learning?

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

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: There are those who can’t avoid the temptation of beer, salt and sugary snacks at night and there are people like me who treat new learning and collaboration platforms infectiously. enterprise 2.0 learning learning 2.0

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

Dan Pontefract

There are those who can’t avoid the temptation of beer, salt and sugary snacks at night and there are people like me who treat new learning and collaboration platforms infectiously. Perhaps at the core I yearn to learn, but that’s another post for another day. enterprise 2.0

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

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. Social computing.

Social Learning Examples

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

At DevLearn, many people lamented the difficulty of explaining the benefits of social media to their managers and peers. We talked about building a repository of web 2.0 learning applications. Next, Jane details using social media for different types of learning.

Is George Siemens Right? Social Media is like Letters to the Editor

Dan Pontefract

While I was enjoying a separation from the external world of social media this past summer, George Siemens of Athasbasca University , authored a very stirring if not controversial post entitled “ Losing interest in social media: there is no there there “ .

Lurking is Learning (Part 1 of 2)

Dan Pontefract

in order to actually learn, I say bunkum. Learning is a process. Learning is different to all of us. In her 2009 paper entitled Review of Learning 2.0 Practices: Study on the Impact of Web 2.0 learning 2.0

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. This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy.

My Network is my Net Worth: A Personal Story

Dan Pontefract

The new cultural trinity that I somewhat incessantly write and speak about combines a new leadership framework for all levels of people, Enterprise 2.0 thinking and Learning 2.0 and perhaps Web 2.0) aka Learning 2.0). and Learning 2.0

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

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

Over the course of the years, if you have been a long time reader, you may remember how there were a number of themes I kept coming back to from Knowledge Management, to Collaboration, (Social) Learning, Online Communities and, specially, Social / Open Business. Enterprise 2.0

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

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 Enterprise 2.0 Learning 2.0

PKM: The Book

Harold Jarche

PKM is every person’s part of the new social contract in the network era, in my opinion. Here are some thoughts on PKM from workshop participants: Connecting with those who are in the know is the best way to learn how to navigate this new learning environment.

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Too Dot Oh: Making Sense of the Terrible 2’s

Dan Pontefract

I knew things were starting to go a little 2.0 crazy when our 3 rd child (and second daughter) was being referred to as Claire 2.0 So how are we to make sense of this 2.0 landscape when everything seems to be coined 2.0 that organizations need to flatten and become community connected in heterarchical structure, I’d like to take a stab at defining some key examples and implications for HR and the Org using (ironically) the 2.0 Web 2.0

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

DevLearn marked a significant shift in the field of corporate learning. In today’s world, that means trusting workers to learn for themselves. Learning is mobile. Social/informal learning is crossing the chasm to mainstream acceptance. Without a doubt, Web 2.0

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Learning Analytics 6.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. 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. trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning?

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Research and Evidence

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I wrote the other day that the study released by George Siemens and others on the history and current state of distance, blended, and online learning was a bad study. Before blogs were called web 2.0,

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Where Corporate Learning Came From 3. Corporate Learning Today 5. Training is not the same as learning 6. Chief Learning Officers know training is not working 7. Real learning takes place elsewhere 8. Collaborative Learning 18. Corporate Learning Today.

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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. In this 2011 edition, we added a more lucid description of workscapes, streamlined the social learning chapter, updated the cheat sheets, and included a glossary.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

When I say that, keep in mind that 90% of what workplace learning is all about will be basically unchanged this year. They say its about: 5 Trends Converging (3G + Social Networking + Video + VoIP + Impressive Mobile Devices) The growth of mobile devices has been amazing.

Clarity needed around Web 3.0

Clark Quinn

I like ASTD; they offer a valuable service to the industry in education, including reports, webinars, very good conferences (despite occasional hiccups, *cough* learning styles *cough*) that I happily speak at and even have served on a program committee for. When they come out with books like The New Social Learning , they are to be especially lauded. A recent report of theirs, Better, Smarter, Faster: How Web 3.0 Their definition: Web 3.0 and 2.0.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Watch Kiran Bir Sethi [link] no technology required Themes Complexity PKM Social Learning Work Literacy Threads Books Commons Communities Friday's Finds Informal Learning InternetTime Learning OpenSource Performance Improvement Technology Wirearchy Work jarche.com About Advertisers Clients Consulting Contact Français Key Posts Projects Toolbox Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0 For example, what exactly is “Advanced&# Web 2.0

Social media workshops

Harold Jarche

Please pass this on to people in the area who might need an introduction to social media, without any hype or sales pitch. Workshop #1: Social media for training & education (9:00 AM to noon). Focus: understanding web social media and how they can be used for training, education and personal learning. Topics: What is Web 2.0? Tools, techniques and resources for social learning on the web: e.g. social bookmarks, blogs, twitter.

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

While increasing amount of concept work and the pace of change puts a premium on learning, the business of learning faces an incredibly difficult time. In the past few weeks, I've had some really eye-opening conversations about the state of Learning as a Business.

Trends in Learning

Tony Karrer

Someone was just asking me about the big trends in learning and the implications of those trends on corporate learning and development. So, here's a bit of a compilation of some of the things I've been talking about in my blog which points to some of the major trends in learning. And the risk is pretty severe as described in the Business of Learning. Training Method Trends suggests that social learning tools are beginning to take off. vs. Learning 2.0,

Social tools for networks

Harold Jarche

For example: Social bookmarks let me tag and search a wide array of bookmarks and by making them public they are shared with others, but through no extra effort on my part. Just providing access to knowledge creation and capture tools is a relatively easy first step in moving the organization to Enterprise 2.0 ; an essential step in working in complex networks versus complicated markets. Many Web 2.0 The powerful aspect of most Web 2.0

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support. Specifically, the web. In Part 2, I'll list some of the levels within one of the learning types. Certainly Work Literacy has a learning and performance focus and is a passion of mine. The Business Case for Social Learning.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 2008 Posts based on Read Counts: 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers Free - Web 2.0 37) Training Method Trends (27) Examples of eLearning 2.0 (26) 26) Web 2.0 Applications in Learning (24) Free - Web 2.0 eLearning 2.0

SharePoint Update

Tony Karrer

SharePoint in Corporate Learning One of the hardest things for me to find are good examples of how people are really using web 2.0 This is a great opportunity to hear lots of examples of what they are doing with SharePoint around Corporate Learning in a wide variety of organizations. If you are interested in attending, go to the Learn Trends Ning Site and sign-up. Other possible participants are from Valvoline/Ashland and Microsoft Learning.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

I sensed that learning and knowledge management were converging and invited bloggers form both sides to get together at the Tidehouse to share viewpoints and guzzle beer. If you’re into meta-learning, you should track what’s going on there. Today, Enterprise 2.0

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Changing Cultures in Higher Education

Jay Cross

The message is cool: More and more educational scenarios and learning landscapes are developed using blogs, wikis, podcasts and e-portfolios. Web 2.0 It describes what E-learning 2.0 is, which basic elements of Web 2.0 differs from Learning 1.0.

Social Bookmarks

Clark Quinn

The second week of our Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals Course is starting and the topic is Social Bookmarks. Here's the great resource / assignment that Harold and Michele created for this week: Week 2: Free Your Bookmarks with Social Bookmarking This has sparked some interesting activity and makes me think that the net effect of this kind of open course is a bit more interesting than I had thought.

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Implementing New Learning Technology? Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Are Your E-Learning Courses Pushed or Pulled? , Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Learning 2.0

Leading Learning and New Skills

Tony Karrer

This month on the Learning Circuits Blog - I asked some very leading questions If we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. Don't we have to conclude that learning professionals must be literate in these things? If so, then what should learning professionals do to become literate? Should workplace learning professionals be leading the charge around these new work literacies?

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank

Tony Karrer

Looking at Capital City Bank from the outside, I wouldn’t have expected to find a great example of social learning inside. One of the things I’ve found from doing many presentations on social/informal/eLearning 2.0 learning.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I’ve used examples from the lending assistants as well as other benefits of the tool to demonstrate how its use would benefit the bank and these work groups. They see the benefit of the tool in a strict learning environment, but have difficulty seeing its use in an expanded role. Of course, there’s no easy answers here, but lots we can discuss and learn around this. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. During the year, I’ve had fantastic conversations through LearnTrends around SharePoint , Examples and Tour of Different Kinds of eLearning , Social Learning , and the Business of Learning. Each of these allowed me to fast forward my learning and share knowledge effectively. eLearning 2.0 eLearning 2.0

Performance Support in 2015

Tony Karrer

The Big Question for May is Learning Technology 2015 – it asks what we expect workplace learning technologies to look like in 2015. Other posts (via eLearning Learning ) on Performance Support : Performance Support - eLearning Technology , August 26, 2008 About Declarative and Procedural Knowledge and the Expert-Novice Divide - ID Reflections , October 17, 2009 Are Web 2.0 tools designed to support learning?

Leading Learning and New Skills

Clark Quinn

This month on the Learning Circuits Blog - I asked some very leading questions If we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. Don't we have to conclude that learning professionals must be literate in these things? If so, then what should learning professionals do to become literate? Should workplace learning professionals be leading the charge around these new work literacies?