10 ways to use an Enterprise Social Network for Social Learning

Jane Hart

Today, I’m at the Learning Technologies 2016 conference and I’m going to be talking about how to use an ESN (Enterprise Social Network) for Social Learning Many organisations now have an ESN – and although they might not be using it as effectively as they could, you don’t actually need another social learning system but […]. Social learning

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine. It is an extract from my recent book, Modern Workplace Learning: A resource guide for L&D. In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning is a natural everyday phenomenon; simply put, we learn from our colleagues as we work with them. Social learning

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10 tips for managing your time on social networks

Jane Hart

I spend a lot of time connecting with colleagues and contacts in my professional network in social networks. As I have explained in a previous post this is an essential way for me to keep up to date with what’s happening in the learning world. Social learning I also mentioned how over the years I’ve developed a [.].

Using your Enterprise Social Network for Social Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Online workshop takes place 14 July – 15 August 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast or Chatter to provided the infrastructure for collaborative working in the business. However, the ESN also offers a big new opportunity for L&D, because by integrating their own learning initiatives in the very […]. Social learning

Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop takes place 29 September – 31 October 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working int he organisation. However, the ESN also offers a big new opportunity for L&D, because by integrating their own learning initiatives in the very […]. Social learning

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. Networks are the glue that connects us.

Social Media is not Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Social media is not social learning. Brian Solis took a crack at defining social media as follows: <the> democratization of information, transforming people from content readers into publishers. Andreas Kaplan and Michael Haenlein define social media as: <a> group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, So why is social media not social learning?

Social Networks

Clark Quinn

for Learning Professionals is wrapping up. 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.

Using an ESN for social learning (upcoming social online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 12 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2015 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working in the organisation. Social learning

Using an ESN for social learning (upcoming social online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 12 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2015 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working in the organisation. Social learning

Social Learning Handbook

Harold Jarche

This post is an excerpt from Jane Hart’s recently published Social Learning Handbook 2014. Implicit knowledge is best developed through conversations and social relationships. Social networks can enable better and faster knowledge feedback for people who trust each and share their knowledge. But if we agree that complex and creative work are where long-term business value lies, then learning amongst ourselves is the real work in organizations today.

My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: There are those who can’t avoid the temptation of beer, salt and sugary snacks at night and there are people like me who treat new learning and collaboration platforms infectiously. Perhaps at the core I yearn to learn, but that’s another post for another day. sites and collate them into a learning lesson of sorts (the board). learning learning 2.0

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. Social learning is disruptive and training organizations need to evolve or die, there is no disputing this.

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. This is a research experiment, from Microsoft, for students focused on combining web browsing, search, and social networking for the purposes of learning. Social learningAgain lots of great articles to choose from this week. 1 – We start this week with a couple of educational resources. The first is So.cl.

Social Learning: what actually is it?

Jane Hart

Following my last post Social Learning: Are you starting from the right place , I was asked to explain what “social learning” actually is in an organizational context. If you haven’t yet come across The New Social Learning book (by Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham), this is a must-read. It acknowledges that learning happens with and through other people, as a matter of participating in a community, not just by acquiring knowledge.”

social learning for complex work

Harold Jarche

A vital meta-learning skill: how to find the answer you need, online or off.” Is it in our organizational filing systems and intranets, or rather on the Web or in our professional social networks? Complex systems and learning how to work with them cannot be controlled. The essence of social learning in an organization is giving up control. In complexity, social learning is the primary way that knowledge is created in the workplace.

My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

Dan Pontefract

There are those who can’t avoid the temptation of beer, salt and sugary snacks at night and there are people like me who treat new learning and collaboration platforms infectiously. Perhaps at the core I yearn to learn, but that’s another post for another day. sites and collate them into a learning lesson of sorts (the board). Picking and choosing content to place inside your learning area does require that you know what you’re talking about, but that’s part of the beauty.

Social learning is for human work

Harold Jarche

The learning imperative for the new workplace is not to know more stuff, because software can do that for us, but to become more human. Social learning will help us collaborate and cooperate in doing customized work, requiring thinking and building skills in order to innovate and craft unique products and services. ” -Albert Bandura, Social Learning Theory , 1977. Most organizations today have a 95% informal learning gap they are not addressing.

Social Learning

Clark Quinn

The spark was the example of a teacher/course/set of students/partner that provided their content into the system so that the students could study through a social learning experience. Industrial model learning -> social learning. The absolute best learning opportunity was twice a semester right before midterms and finals. And, they learned tremendously from each other. into the learning is something that I believe has big time value.

Social learning for collaborative work

Harold Jarche

Tweet The authors at Human Capital Lab say that social learning makes little sense and we should really be focused on collaborative learning: In its simplest form, collaborative learning is a model based on the idea that knowledge can be created through the interaction and collaboration of individuals. It is not driven by a specific tool, or learning plan, but is driven by the need for information and the accountability that those engaged have to one another.

Notes on social learning in business

Harold Jarche

We just finished a month-long workshop at the Social Learning Centre which involved over 50 participants from many countries. The workshop was on social learning in business , and followed on from previous ones like the PKM workshop on individual, informal learning, and the Training to Performance Support workshop on tools that can often replace instruction. Social learning can happen in both formal instruction and informally.

Key social learning resources: Part 4

Jane Hart

This is the fourth and final instalment of my weekly articles curating key social learning resources for TrainingZone’s social learning month. It’s in our DNA to be social, it’s our nature and that life, uh. Clark Quinn in his latest blog post talks about the importance of Reflecting socially. “The social processing that happens when sharing is not just for formal learning, but for personal self-directed learning as well.

Social Learning Examples

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

At DevLearn, many people lamented the difficulty of explaining the benefits of social media to their managers and peers. learning applications. Jane mined the submissions of her delightful tools database and came up with 100+ ways to use social media for learning. Next, Jane details using social media for different types of learning. She describes the learning intervention and then classifies it in one of these categories: 1.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Corporations that understand the value of knowledge sharing, teamwork, informal learning and joint problem solving are investing heavily in collaboration technology and are reaping the early rewards. ~ Social learning. Why is social learning important for today’s enterprise? It is with each other that we can make sense, and this is social. Making social learning work.

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.) in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning.

Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

A few days ago my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche, shared this article, written by Deb Lavoy, with me: Social Business Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does, Neither Does Enterprise 2.0. Social Business” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture.” Learning and self-expression are exploding. The changes we are seeing in Workplace Learning are of course just one part of the changes we are seeing in businesses as whole.

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

Luis Suarez

it’s been a long while since last time that I participated on a Blog Carnival, specially around the topic of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Learning. In fact, I would think that there aren’t many out there anymore since most folks tend to spend the vast majority of their time in whatever the social networking site interacting with their network(s). We just can’t formalise what we don’t even know, i.e. how people learn while on the job.

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. “In this article I want to turn to the ‘how’ of change and transformation in organisational learning and look at one specific approach that many organisations are finding useful to help them adapt to meet changing requirements and demands – the 70:20:10 framework. … Informal learning and social learning are no doubt stealing the tarts.

LMS and Social Learning

Tony Karrer

As a follow on to the discussion of social learning and formal learning in Long Live … great post by BJ Schone - Have LMSs Jumped The Shark? I constantly hear people (across many organizations) complain about their learning management system (LMS). We’ve recently seen LMSs shift to include more functionality, such as wikis, blogs, social networking, etc. Mzinga seems to have jumped out early with a strong social platform that also has an LMS capability.

Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning

Jane Hart

That’s the topic of my webinar at the Online Learning & Skills Conference that will take place on Thursday 28 June from 1 pm – 1.45 Present an overview of the key social features of social collaboration platforms. Demonstrate a number of examples of social activities she has set up. Propose a lite approach to designing social (learning) activities. Show how learning can be embedded in the workflow. >

Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Luis Suarez

And while I am still digging the Google Plus experience, confirming that, for now, it’s going to stick around with me for a while, time and time again it keeps proving its great value, beyond the initial learning curve and that set of discussions and interactions about getting around the tool itself. In case you haven’t seen it just yet, let me encourage you all and have a look into Social Learning at TELUS.

Seminar on Open Social Learning

Jay Cross

I am really looking forward to attending the VI International Seminar on Open Social Learning in Barcelona next month! To mark the end of the 2009 as the European Year of Creativity and Innovation, the UNESCO Chair in e-Learning UOC is offering an international platform for presenting OSL related research and practices, with an eye on mapping new trends in the field of open online education at all levels. Tags: Meta-Learning

The 2020 Workforce and the LMS Disconnect

Xyleme

By 2020, the workplace will be highly personalized and social. Social networks will be the first point of contact between companies and their future employees and internal social networks will be the primary way that workers communicate, connect and collaborate. In the 90’s and 0’s, the LMS became the entrenched learning channel in the organization and the gateway to learning content. By Jeffrey Katzman.

Social learning: the freedom to act and cooperate with others

Harold Jarche

The Net, especially working and learning in networks, subverts many of the hierarchies we have developed over hundreds of years. Thanks to Johnnie Moore for pointing out this article, but then that’s how much of my learning happens today. It’s social and comes via my online networks, in this case, Twitter. We need to better understand the social, network aspects of work and learning and build structures that support these.

I Unfriended You On Facebook. Are We Still Friends?

Dan Pontefract

My social media journey, like many of you, included Facebook at a time when most of us had no idea where social networking was heading. These and many other social networking sites and applications were merely pixels of imagination back when Facebook launched. But Facebook was one of the early social networking pioneers, and as a consequence, no one originally knew what the hell they were doing with their actual social network procurement.

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges. As a result, entire companies miss out on all of Facebook’s social learning benefits. Like social media, social media learning is a relatively new idea.

A framework for social learning in the enterprise

Harold Jarche

A framework for social learning in the enterprise. The social learning revolution has only just begun. Corporations that understand the value of knowledge sharing, teamwork, informal learning and joint problem solving are investing heavily in collaboration technology and are reaping the early rewards. - Social learning. Why is social learning important for today’s enterprise? From replaceable human resources to dynamic social groups.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009 Student Guide: Introduction to ‘Wikis’ in Blackboard - Don't Waste Your Time , June 12, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design 11: The Kemp Model - The E-Learning Curve , June 10, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe - Learning Visions , June 9, 2009 Attribution in a Web 2.0

Should Employees Schedule Time To Be Social?

Dan Pontefract

Here were five executives on stage — plus me — all being social through a face-to-face exchange of advice, counsel and guidance to an audience full of eager learners. Panelists, moderator and the audience … we were there being social because it was scheduled. Should employees — whether executives or otherwise — actually be scheduling time in their day to be ‘social’ when using collaboration technologies?

Social as a Weapon of Class Destruction

Dan Pontefract

The aforementioned line is recognized as the first known use of the term ‘weapons of mass destruction’ But today, in 2013, I want to discuss a new weapon — a weapon of class destruction — and that weapon is social. Let’s first define what I mean by ‘class’ I’d like the term class in my social as a weapon of class destruction thesis to denote two things for purposes of this piece: societal & organizational status.

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Social Media for Professional Development: Workshop and Webinar

Jane Hart

In this online workshop at the Social Learning Centre, we will be looking at how to use a number of different social media tools for your own professional development purposes. This online workshop is suitable for those working both in workplace learning as well as in education. For the Workshop Agenda and how to sign up, visit Social Media for Professional Development Workshop. Social learning Social networking workshops

5 Use Cases for a Corporate YouTube in Organizations

Dan Pontefract

1) Social Learning. What better way to use video sharing than to promote it as a learning tool amongst your employees. I’m not talking about professional learning videos you pay for from external vendors which you then might upload to the system. That is social learning. Are you bored reading long emails from your C-Suite articulating the need to cut back on operational expenditures like travel or learning? 4) Curated Learning.

SCoPE: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008

Nancy White

SCoPE: Seminars: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008. How do you manage your time as you engage in social networks? What are our limits as we integrate social learning into our work environments? When you do find yourself becoming disconnected from your networks and organized activities, how do you return to the fray? Many of us confess to fumbling along and we engage in multiple networks.