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Learning in the Modern Workplace is much MORE than courses and resources

Jane Hart

courses and resources), it means supporting all the other ways people learn for and at work. Individuals learn in many ways for and at work; training or e-learning is only part of the picture as I show in the diagram below.

Open Educational Resources: A Definition

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Definition Open educational resources are materials used to support education that may be freely accessed, reused, modified and shared by anyone. Foerster wrote: > Stephen Downes wrote: > > Open educational resources are materials used to support education that may be freely accessed, reused, modified and shared by anyone. > name the entity ("Open educational resources") 2. It also avoids formulations like "OERs are resources that."

Learning in the Modern Workplace is much MORE than courses and resources

Jane Hart

courses and resources), it means supporting all the other ways people learn for and at work. Individuals learn in many ways for and at work; training or e-learning is only part of the picture as I show in the diagram below.

Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The CCK08 course and all the other courses we have developed since have been based on open educational resources (OERs). From your web & blog, we found you were a passionate advocate of OER, can you share with us your first experience about open online educational resource? I knew about open educational resources before anyone knew what the term meant. In another sense, the major elements are: - The course participants, including the instructor - Resources.

Resource: The Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

The Skills Platform and Zoe Amar have created the Social Media Toolkit to aid professionals within the charity and third sectors. I’m thrilled to have contributed a chapter. There are many guides to digital and social media. From Dummies guides to video tutorials, it’s all out there.

iSchool Networked Learning PKM Resources

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the resources I suggested prior to the course: Network Learning: Working Smarter , an article I wrote for the Special Libraries Association last year. Tweet This is a follow-up from the Networked Learning (PKM) workshop I conducted for the iSchool Institute yesterday.

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Key social learning resources: Part 8 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Here are 5 more resources this week that look at social approaches to working and learning – and in particular the new mindset required.

What do the 24 #C2Xmas resources tell us about how to design modern content and learning experiences?

Jane Hart

In my Countdown to Xmas, I offered a series of 24 daily posts in the form of a different learning resource. So what do these 24 resources tell us about how to design content and learning experiences for the modern workplace? Here they are in one list – with my thoughts about what each one tells us about content and learning experience design. The Blood Typing Game – an interactive simulation might be just the ticket.

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I have a challenging presentation ahead, one that I thinkwill make you think, I hope will make you think, and rethink just what it is that we’re up to when we take resources like this presentation, and thepictures and the words and all of that, and put them online or present them ina Connect workshop, what it is that’s happening there, what it is that we’re upto. So, the argument for open educational resources is simply:networks need openness in order to function.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. So, what I thought I would do is go back and see what resources I could find some good resources that would help me and could be used by instructors be better prepared to teach online. So together, I’ve collected a bunch of resources pretty quickly. Still here are 60 great resources.

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. I have listed them below in chronological order, and also added a short quote from each of them to give you a flavour of what each is about.

Resource: The Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Playbook

Beth Kanter

I am thrilled to share The Emerging Leaders Playbook. It offers a comprehensive guide for emerging leaders and their mentors to help them make sense of the changing nature of leadership.

Examples of eLearning–Ten Great Resources

Tony Karrer

While a lot of people think of eLearning as being a course, notice how few of the resources in those last three are actual online courses. I was just asked for some examples of eLearning. I had collected up eLearning Examples a couple years ago, but thought it was worth going back to look for more. The following are some very good lists of widely varying examples of eLearning. Elearning samples eLearning Examples Examples of E-Learning Where are Examples of eLearning? Lots Right Here!

Key social learning resources: Part 7 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Here are 5 more resources I’ve found this week that look at different social approaches to working and learning. . 1 – The first one this week is an article I wrote for the E-Learning Council, Social Media + Learning = more than Social Learning.

10 must-read resources from June

Jane Hart

Every day I tweet links to resources I have found of interest. At the end of the month I review them as I add them to my 2013 Reading List and pick out my favourites. So here are my favourites from June 2013. I’ve listed them in chronological order, and once again, I’ve provided a [.]. Social learning

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

In February I added links to over 100 resources in my 2012 Reading List , but these are my 10 favourite. I have listed them in chronological order of their publication – together with a quote from each, which will give you an indication of why I found it of interest.

Pick of the Month:12 resources from March

Jane Hart

There were lots of great resources made available in March, that I shared on Twitter and in my Pick of the Day. Here are 12 of my favourite resources together with key quotes from each and/or embedded resources.

Resources for Measuring What Matters

Beth Kanter

I’ve been curating resources on nonprofit measurement over on Scoop.It, with eye towards collecting useful material related to social media and social impact measurement. The resource also includes some case studies.

10 resources that I found valuable in January 2013

Jane Hart

Although I tweet links to interesting resources as I find them, and collate them in my Pick of the Day , the important thing for me about curation is also taking some time to analyse what I’ve found to try and make sense of it all, and consider how it adds to my own thinking and practice.

Key social learning resources: Part 11 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

My weekly Monday round-up of key social learning resources was interrupted last week by my Top 100 Tools 2011 posting , but this week we are back on track with a five more valuable articles and postings.

Key social learning resources: Part 9 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

A nice selection of posts about social learning and social media for learning this week.

Key social learning resources: Part 10 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

I have just returned from Las Vegas where I hosted the Management Xchange stage at DevLearn, so this week I am going to link to 3 presentations that were given by Internet Time Alliance principals during that time that focused on the topic of managing learning in the new networked, social enterprise. 1 – Charles Jennings , Senior Director, Enterprise Strategy asked the question, Do you feel the need to manage … Read the rest. Social learning

A Few Really Useful and FREE Social Media Tips Sheets and Resources

Beth Kanter

Most of my work is as a trainer where I’m teaching workshops on leadership skills for emerging leaders, self-care, social media strategy, train the trainers, and networks/data.

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Key social learning resources: part 15 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Here is this week’s roundup of 5 resources about social learning and the use of social media for learning. 1 – We start this week with a couple of educational resources. Again lots of great articles to choose from this week. The first is So.cl. This is a research experiment, from Microsoft, for students focused on combining web browsing, search, and social networking for the purposes of learning. … Read the rest. Social learning

10 resources I enjoyed in February 2013

Jane Hart

Although I tweet links to interesting resources as I find them, and collate them in my 2013 Reading List , the important thing for me about curation is also taking some time to analyse what I’ve found to try and make sense of it all, and consider how it adds to my own thinking and practice.

Key social learning resources: Part 14 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

There have been lots of interesting articles and posts this week about social learning and the use of social media for learning. Here is my pick of just 5 of them.

Key social learning resources: Part 5 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

My 4-part series of curated resources for TrainingZone’s Social Learning month in September has proved to be quite popular, and I have been asked by a number of people if I would continue my weekly round-up of social learning resources.

Key social learning resources: part 12 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands

Luis Suarez

Indeed, Human Resources is right in the eye of the hurricane in terms of trying to figure out whether it stands, that is, whether it would want to continue sustaining a rather sick, corrupted and disturbing system of mismanaging resources commanded by senior management or whether it would finally want to transform itself into what it should have been in the first place: ( facilitating) Human Relationships.

A Few Good Pinterest Tools, Tips, and Resources

Beth Kanter

Pinning Our Lives: Pinterest and Beyond View more presentations from Aliza Sherman. Back in January, I wrote a post about Pinterest as a curation tool to organize and share visual content I’ve collected in a pleasing visual way.

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10 not-to-be missed resources from March 2013

Jane Hart

Although I tweet links to interesting resources as I find them, I collate them in my 2013 Reading List at the end of each month, and pick out the ones that I find particularly useful, valuable or impactful.â?¦

Resources and Slides: Ten Nonprofit Work Practices for Impact without Burnout

Beth Kanter

Resources. Happy Healthy Nonprofit – Resources, Links, and Worksheets. University of Buffalo: Self-Care Starter Kit – Resources on Self-Care.

#mygivingstory: Resources and Best Practices for @GivingTuesday Nonprofit Storytelling

Beth Kanter

The details are below, but before you enter, you might want to review some good storytelling resources to ensure that your story is as amazing as Dr. Cairo’s. The chat was great, so I’m summarizing the resources and key points below: What do you think makes a powerful story? A few good resource for tips, tools, and best practices for nonprofit storytelling: Goodman Center. Storytelling is an essential fundraising skill for nonprofits.

Resources before courses

Clark Quinn

The earliest one (not including my earlier ‘ Quips ‘) was “curation trumps creation”, about how you shouldn’t spend the effort to create new resources if you’ve already got them. If someone else has done it, don’t feel like you have to use your resources to do it again , use your resources to go meet other needs: more performance support, or facilitating cooperation and communication.

HR Doesn’t Need a Seat at the Table, it is the Table

Dan Pontefract

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eLearning Templates – 20 Resources

Tony Karrer

Recently, I’ve been seeing a lot of posts come through eLearning Learning that provide eLearning templates or toolkits or other kinds of interesting resources.

Making Data Visualizations: A Survival Guide And Other Resources

Beth Kanter

This part of the measurement process is most the fun because it covers visualization, pattern recognition, and reflection. I wanted to take a deeper dive into resources out there that provide useful tips about how to do this step for folks who were not data scientists or data nerds.

Rey & Finn of Star Wars Docked 40% On Year-End Performance Review

Dan Pontefract

” Back on the tiny colony known as Earth, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reports that only 5% of individuals who participate in performance management practices in any type of organization are satisfied with the process and the outcome.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions. 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. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki?

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Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. I primarily used the eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks sites and used Conference , Online Facilitation of Conferences , Online Interaction in Conferences , Moderating Online Interaction , and others.