Social Bookmarks

Clark Quinn

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. The second week of our Web 2.0

What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

— Tony also asked that suggested resources be provided, so here are some, copied from our Work Literacy Ning site (2008), that is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy. Social Bookmarks. Enter the social bookmark.

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Elgg: it’s a community effort

Harold Jarche

This weekend I noticed a tweet from Alec Couros about some issues with the Ning social networking platform. That post is over a year old but from the comments as late as last fall, there seem to be ongoing issues on how Ning treats its customers, users and their data. While Ning may be free, it is not open source, and the company can make changes at will, just like Facebook, Google or Twitter may do. So what is the alternative to Ning?

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Lessons from an early MOOC

Harold Jarche

In September 2008, Michele Martin , Tony Karrer and I hosted a 6-week open professional development program on social media. Here was the program we created: Introduction to Social Networks. Social Bookmarks.

Ning 207

Social Networks

Clark Quinn

This week we looked at Social Networks. Here are some thoughts on this topic, especially thoughts around social networks for learning. Starting with Social Networking was a blessing and a curse. Social networks have a tendency to be a bit messy. Virginia Yonkers told us - I would like to know how to manage the information flows in social networks. How do we do this in the social network environment? How do social networks relate to personal learning?

Social Media and Learning: Implications

Harold Jarche

I’m continuing on my theme of capturing what we learned during our Work Literacy online workshop in 2008, before Ning pulls the plug on us. Jason Willensky – “Will we be forced to chase hot tools and social platforms to stay competitive… is this an ever-expanding universe of tech goodies? Tools also make it possible to learn from others… following their bookmarks, for example, or using the tools to make contacts, simplify your own research, and more.

Ning 154

Training Design

Tony Karrer

for Learning Professionals Course , we settled on using Ning and it's various capabilities as part of the delivery pattern. How about when you build skills around scanning via RSS, social bookmarking, reaching into networks for expertise, etc.?

Design 149

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

What resources would u recommend for a baby boomer 2 become proficient in blogging, social networking, wikis, etc? from Maybe the ditch digger is really a closet Social Networking expert. or Social Networking 3.0. Supervisors, Baby Boomers and Traditionals, do not believe or understand social networking. Last week at ASTD TechKnowledge , I did a keynote on Work Literacy and eLearning 2.0,

Ning 101

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Last week I did a webinar with Mark Sylvester of Intronetworks - Tapping the Social Grid. The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools? IBM I only briefly mentioned how other organizations are adopting these tools in a big way - The Wall Street Journal - June 18 2007 - social networking at IBM 26,000 registered blogs. Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Garrote, 2007) More recently, social networking technologies have come to be applied to content and learning management systems. Dignan, 2008) The core of a social networking technology is the capacity to create links between members in a community - to create, in other words, social networks. boyd & Ellison, 2007) Social networks represent a gradual decentralization of content and contact online. social networking and social bookmarking for health librarians.