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Formal learning & social networking

Clark Quinn

is about informal learning, but the organization was moving to using social networking tools to scaffold their move from face-to-face to more online learning. So I was asked to talk about social networking and formal learning. I started from the informal picture, however, both to introduce the 2.0 That is, the first reason to use social networking around formal learning is to make it part of the repertoire of the community.

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? My conversation with George was no exception as we spoke at length about Connectivism , social learning networks, and the future of current learning technologies (LMS, LCMS, etc.) Augment their systems with components that provide opportunities for people to interact in social systems for informal learning.

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Social Media Goals

Clark Quinn

Mzinga is clearly targeted at the learning space, being integrated with an LMS. Yet, for a learning group, Mzinga’s integration of formal and informal learning is also plausible. On the other hand, a pure focus on social networking may be the more natural framework, but how do you get power to leverage the content generated? I spent yesterday touring the Web 2.0

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The future is people, not technology

Jay Cross

Enlightened e-learning requires more people, not fewer. Ten years ago, venture capital firms issued lengthy reports explaining why e-learning would take the world by storm. That first round of e-learning largely failed for precisely this reason. You can’t remove the humans from learning. Companies should embrace network-supported informal learning because it works better, not because it reduces labor costs. Tags: Business learning

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. Understanding E-Learning 2.0 There are some very interesting changes going on in the world of e-learning that seem to have crept up on practitioners. Things You Can Do in Ten Minutes to Be a More Successful E-learning Professional By Stephen Downes, National Research Council Canada 5.

Looking Back at 2007

Tony Karrer

Shortly, I'll be responding to this month's Big Question with my Predictions for Learning in 2008. I could answer this as the biggest challenges for Learning Professionals generally, and maybe I'll come back and do that, but for now, let me just write what I see as some of my bigger challenges in 2007. And if you are talking Reusable Learning Objects, Courseware Templates, Tracking Mechanisms, Content Management, etc. What is the form of informal learning?

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