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

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.

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."

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?

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

Key social learning resources: part 12 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

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.

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?¦

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.

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.

#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

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.

Key social learning resources: Part 9 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

Key social learning resources: part 3

Jane Hart

This is the third part of my four-part series curating key social learning resources for TrainingZone’s social learning month. This article first appeared on Training Zone on 19 September. The first piece this week comes from Charles Jennings, who looks at why the real power of e-learning is social.

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

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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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.

Key Social Learning Resources: Part 2

Jane Hart

During social learning month I am writing some weekly articles with some key resources about social learning. Key social learning resources part 1 This article first appeared in TrainingZone on 9 September 2011, but is reproduced here for those who don’t have a TZ account. This is the second instalment. My first piece this week comes from Michael Rose, who has written an article called Social Learning for a Social Workplace. He first explains that “social learning&# is. &#.

Key social learning resources: Part 1

Jane Hart

During social learning month, Jane Hart will be providing some weekly articles curating some key resources about social learning. For organizations that are looking to leverage technology to support their employees’ social learning, a backchannel is an excellent resource to consider.&#. This article first appeared in TrainingZone on 7 September 2011, but is reproduced here for those who don’t have a TZ account.

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

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.

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

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.

2011: My year in blog posts, presentations and other resources

Jane Hart

Today, I take a look at some the key moments of my own year in terms of resources, blog posts and presentations I have produced. This is my second blog post reviewing 2011.

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.

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.