Technology, Resources and Innovation

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

photo) ‘Rethinking’ is our thene, rething resources, learning, etc. Lena - Learning Resources We’re working to redefine and adapt open educational resources.

Modern Professional Learning: Guidelines & Resources

Jane Hart

Modern Professional Learning: Guidelines and Resources to survive and thrive in the modern workplace. New article in the MWL Magazine. Social learning

Backchannel Resources

Nancy White

A DM Tweet today caused me to go and look and see what resources I’ve posted on the blog about back channel work. Backchannel Resources (including a link to Howard Rheingold’s ). Do you have any great back channel tips or resources to share?

The Real Goal of Open Educational Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I think it's the goal of the vast majority of those working for open educational resources (OER). The Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources ( CCCOER ) - "We believe that students should have equal access to high quality instructional materials in order to achieve their academic goals." NOLWAZI - "It was always intended as an easily accessible resource for use by schools, educators and the South African community."

#OEB14 - Open Educational Resources 2.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

distance and e-learning will not remain separate Oivind Hoines - Norway Norweigan Digital Learning Arena - large scale working model for Open Educational Resources - objectives: - free and open digital learning resources for all - teachers and pupils contributing to their own learning resources - we have the most traffic in Norway for digital learning resources - costs - 55 Euros per student - 1.5

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.

3 Design Thinking Facilitation Resources for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

This post summarizes a few resources. 3 Design Thinking Facilitation Resources for Nonprofits and Philanthropy. While I highly recommend them, it is a commitment of time and resources. More recently, Luma has launched an online platform called “ Luma Workplace.”

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.

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."

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 6 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Continuing my series of key social learning resources, here is this week’s selection. 1- In Jane Bozarth’s Nuts and Bolts column for Learning Solutions Magazine, this month she provides an excerpt from the eLearning Guild’s Report, Social Media for Learning.

Small, But Mighty: A Resource for Small Nonprofit Leaders

Beth Kanter

Small, But Mighty: A Resource for Small Nonprofit Leaders by Debra Natenson and Karen Walker. Strategically, this decision made a lot of sense because undertaking the work of the PI requires significant resources, which are often unavailable to smaller organizations.

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.

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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Not to be missed resources from May 2013

Jane Hart

Here’s my pick of the resources from May 2013 – and this month it is quite an eclectic bunch! I’ve listed them in chronological order, and once again, I’ve provided a short quote to give a flavour of the article where I’ve not embedded the resource itself.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Pfizerpedia is resource-sharing Web 2.0 I was asked about approaches for eLearning for Sales People. I’ve had quite a bit of experience with this and actually one of my very first projects was creating a pretty incredible eLearning solutions for Lexus sales people.

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.

Key social learning resources: part 12 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

eLearning Resources

Tony Karrer

eLearning Resources Various posts around eLearning Resources: Rapid eLearning Tools Virtual Classroom Instruction - eLearing Resources Discussion Resources for Learning Professionals Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) eLearning Blogs - Quick Way to Find Good Ones Surveys in eLearning Tracking Without an LMS Fun Headline Generator

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.

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 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.

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.

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?¦

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!

New Playbook Resource: How To Engage Alumni

Beth Kanter

A playbook is an online resource that is basically knowledge capture around a specific practice or type of program. Using the Playbook, participants were able to get up to speed quickly and not waste time or resources.

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.

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.

Key social learning resources: Part 9 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

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

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.

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.

Sexual Assault: Resources for Families and Tips for Self-Care

Beth Kanter

This blog post references rape, sexual assault and harassment, but also offers suggestions on how to reach out for help, resources for talking with children and self-care tips. Sexual Assault: Resources for Families and Tips for Self-Care.

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.

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.

Open Education Resources bill in Brazil

David Weinberger

Pinto, and the OER-Brazil Project, has introduced an OER bill to regulate the educational resources developed directly and indirectly (contracts for products or services or public purchases) by that state, and determine that an open license should be applied (CC-BY-NC-SA). Carolina Rossini passes along the following: Today, the Sao Paulo State Legislature Representative, Mr. Simao Pedro, assisted by his team, specially Lucia F.

My resources from SchoolNet SouthAfrica #schoolnetsa11

Jane Hart

I had the privilege of delivering the opening keynote address: Thinking differently as a learning professional – and the slideset and links to the resources I mentioned are available HERE. Follow the links to the slidesets and resources used. Tweet.

Social Job Seeker Resource

Tony Karrer

Yesterday, I was lamenting on the lack of resources available to people seeking jobs who don't know how to use social media. Knowing Michele, this will be a fantastic discussion and resource. I don't have time right now to get directly involved, so I hope that people who participate will create resources that help provide practical advice for job seekers.

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