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. So why is social media not social learning?

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. enterprise 2.0 learning learning 2.0

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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. enterprise 2.0

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. Social computing.

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. According to a McKinsey executive survey , a whopping 71% of enterprises are using Web 2.0 The Web 2.0

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy. It’s still needs more, but represents a good starting point for review: eLearning Strategy (PDF) Elearning - A Primer Learning 2.0 Top-Down Strategy What does a real life e-learning strategy look like?

My Network is my Net Worth: A Personal Story

Dan Pontefract

The new cultural trinity that I somewhat incessantly write and speak about combines a new leadership framework for all levels of people, Enterprise 2.0 thinking and Learning 2.0 and perhaps Web 2.0) aka Learning 2.0). and Learning 2.0

How did you learn about #OBL? A series of questions.

Dan Pontefract

I equate this to how you might have ‘learned’ about the incident. At least 54% of respondents used one of Twitter, Facebook and/or instant messaging social media tools. How did you learn? Was it a combination of purposeful AND serendipitous learning? Did you learn?

February’s Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 Learning 2.0

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

DevLearn marked a significant shift in the field of corporate learning. In today’s world, that means trusting workers to learn for themselves. Learning is mobile. Social/informal learning is crossing the chasm to mainstream acceptance. Without a doubt, Web 2.0

Awesome insights into working smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Social Media at Work - Luis Suarez , August 1, 2011.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Learning Analytics 6.

Best articles on working smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

In this 2011 edition, we added a more lucid description of workscapes, streamlined the social learning chapter, updated the cheat sheets, and included a glossary. Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable. Technology, be it web 2.0

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Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Where Corporate Learning Came From 3. Corporate Learning Today 5. Training is not the same as learning 6. Chief Learning Officers know training is not working 7. Real learning takes place elsewhere 8. Collaborative Learning 18. Corporate Learning Today.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

When I say that, keep in mind that 90% of what workplace learning is all about will be basically unchanged this year. They say its about: 5 Trends Converging (3G + Social Networking + Video + VoIP + Impressive Mobile Devices) The growth of mobile devices has been amazing.

Friday’s Finds #31

Harold Jarche

What I learned this past week on Twitter: Picture: Rhizomes & Roots by @VenessaMiemis. — The return on investment (ROI) on social learning consists of getting stuff done in networks & knowing who to contact. Web 2.0: Web 1.0 = me.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." Posted on December 23rd, 2007 by Harold Jarche It looks like social media (wikis, blogs & social networking) are going the way of e-learning and knowledge management (KM).

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2010 Thanks and Spanks via Dan Pontefract

Dan Pontefract

If you are in fact a believer and practitioner of a new open & collaborative Leadership Style, utilize Enterprise 2.0 (or or Web 2.0) technologies and at all times entrust yourself to a Learning 2.0 Leadership, Enterprise 2.0, Learning 2.0). And to boot, a profile of me in the New Social Learning book. Love learning from you via your site. Thanks for keeping the 2.0 Chief Learning Officers.

Social media workshops

Harold Jarche

Please pass this on to people in the area who might need an introduction to social media, without any hype or sales pitch. Workshop #1: Social media for training & education (9:00 AM to noon). Focus: understanding web social media and how they can be used for training, education and personal learning. Topics: What is Web 2.0? Tools, techniques and resources for social learning on the web: e.g. social bookmarks, blogs, twitter.

Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." Thanks to the web, learners are becoming better informed, smarter, and more demanding of qualities missing from most education and training organizations. Thesis #1: Learning is conversation.

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Social tools for networks

Harold Jarche

For example: Social bookmarks let me tag and search a wide array of bookmarks and by making them public they are shared with others, but through no extra effort on my part. By posting on Twitter I answer questions, share links and opinions and get to know others with similar interests, with the same effort as chatting in the office but with a much broader reach. Many Web 2.0 The powerful aspect of most Web 2.0 Tags: Informal Learning Wirearchy

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 2008 Posts based on Read Counts: 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers Free - Web 2.0 37) Training Method Trends (27) Examples of eLearning 2.0 (26) 26) Web 2.0 Applications in Learning (24) Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals.

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Implementing New Learning Technology? Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Are Your E-Learning Courses Pushed or Pulled? , Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Learning 2.0

Skills for learning professionals

Harold Jarche

In a Learning 2.0 world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals? Being a learning professional in a Web 2.0

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. When I look at my particular skills, methods and tools for 2009 and compare them to 2008, I would say that it’s mostly a question of degree of use and certainly my use of Twitter has grown. See also: Twitter Conference Ideas and Twitter and Webinars. Each of these allowed me to fast forward my learning and share knowledge effectively.

So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

The top posts from sources selected for Informal Learning Flow in the first six months of 2009: Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles - OReilly Radar , January 11, 2009. 50 Essential Strategies For Creating A Successful Web 2.0 Product - Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 New Twitter Research: Men Follow Men and Nobody Tweets - HarvardBusiness.org , June 1, 2009. Twitter’s Ten Rules For Radical Innovators - HarvardBusiness.org , June 5, 2009.

Online Educa 08

Jay Cross

My workshop on Social Learning and the Web is tomorrow. Tis the season: Tagged as: OEB08 , onlineeducaberlin { 4 comments… read them below or add one } Piotr December 2, 2008 at 1:01 pm Dear Jay, So you will meet my friends from Center of e-Learning UST.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

1 - "Self-Directed Learning" Increases Due to economic pressures, companies are going to reduce training budgets to a point where it doesn't make sense to create content on marginal topics. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 As such, eLearning 2.0

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Although everyone learns most from their mistakes, it does save a lot of money if you keep some tips in the back of your mind. What is an online learning community? Web 2.0

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

They see the benefit of the tool in a strict learning environment, but have difficulty seeing its use in an expanded role. Of course, there’s no easy answers here, but lots we can discuss and learn around this. I’ll also reach out via twitter. at Booz Allen: The Series - Portals and KM , January 20, 2010 More Resources on Discussion Forums, Communities: Forums vs. Social Networks?

Social Networks

Clark Quinn

The first week of our Free - Web 2.0 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.

February Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best of Informal Learning Flow. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. 10 Ways to Build Social Media Expertise Using Personal Web Projects - HarvardBusiness.org , February 2, 2010. The Future of Web Content – HTML5, Flash & Mobile Apps - TechCrunch , February 5, 2010. Intel’s Social Media Training - HarvardBusiness.org , February 3, 2010. Four Steps to Gov 2.0:

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If we look back to the origins of the internet ( ARPANET ) through to today’s big emphasis on “Web 2.0″ Usenet evolved as more and more people started using it, creating both technological and social demands on the system. Use that as part of the learning.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community

Nancy White

If we look back to the origins of the internet ( ARPANET ) through to today’s big emphasis on “Web 2.0″ Usenet evolved as more and more people started using it, creating both technological and social demands on the system. Learning Activity 7) Finding content.

Harold Jarche » Need for collaboration continues to grow

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." I came across this future-looking ZDNet article via Bertrand Duperrin and it sums up the situation nicely: However, for business-driven internal enterprise Web 2.0

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches.