Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Now is the time for learning professionals to embrace social learning as an emerging and engaging way to enhance an organization’s learning strategy. Add to this the rising inferno (and demand) of social media, informal learning, and anything to do with a 2.0 moniker—including social learning—and you have yourself a full-blown learning crisis for the learning profession. Enter social learning. Social learning can be thought of as the use of Enterprise 2.0

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

What worked twenty years ago doesn’t work well in the social, always-on, networked world of business we now inhabit. The social revolution of the 1960s gave rise to the concept that learning is individual. Training directors learned enough accounting to talk about ROI. People at the big events are talking about informal learning, social learning, simulations, webinars, mobile, virtual classrooms, community, interactivity, and web 2.0. Social.

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Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists

Nancy White

The following are the top posts in March from featured sources based on social signals, with a few annotations from posts that I found useful. Social Media ROI: Measuring the unmeasurable? Twitter: Measuring clickthrus Social Media Metrics - Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy , March 16, 2009. Future of Social Networks by Charlene Li - Elsua , March 20, 2009. Impact of Social Software Within the Enterprise by Jon Iwata - Elsua , March 9, 2009.