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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.

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

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Supporting social learning in the workplace (online workshop)

Jane Hart

Social learning is not a new concept or a new term; we’ve always learned socially – from our parents, siblings, friends and from our colleagues at work. Designing and guiding social learning experiences. Supporting social onboarding and social mentoring.

Supporting social learning in the workplace (online workshop)

Jane Hart

Social learning is not a new concept or a new term; we’ve always learned socially – from our parents, siblings, friends and from our colleagues at work. Designing and guiding social learning experiences. Supporting social onboarding and social mentoring.

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.

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. Social learning

The Modern Workplace Learning Challenge

Jane Hart

Modern Workplace Learning doesn’t just mean modernizing training and e-learning, but radically changing the way you think about and support learning in the organisation. Run learning campaigns and challenges. Support continuous social learning.

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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. Social learning

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Supporting Everyday Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

This 8-week workshop introduces you to some of the key ways to promote and support personal and team learning in the workplace. It will also look at how you can help a manager to build a social team so that they can learn together effectively as they work. Part B: Team Learning.

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The MWL (Modern Workplace Learning) Association

Jane Hart

The MWL (Modern Workplace Learning) Association is intended for workplace learning practitioners who want to discuss the concepts and ideas behind my Modern Workplace Learning book, as well as share their ideas, thoughts and experiences with others. Social learning

Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Jane Hart

On Friday 23rd September, voting closes in the 10th Annual Survey of Learning Tool – so it’s not too late to vote! You can find out how to do so HERE – essentially it involves sharing your own Top 10 Tools for Learning – anonymously or publicly.

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The rise of the MWL Intrapreneur

Jane Hart

I recently read a powerful blog post by Helen Blunden called Learning & Development need to get their groove back. So what does it mean to be a MWL (Modern Workplace Learning) intrapreneur? Social learning

L&D in the Modern Workplace Challenge starts Monday 30 May

Jane Hart

Part A is designed for you to experience a range of different learning approaches, so that in Part B you can consider how to put them into practice in your own organisation. PART A: PERSONAL LEARNING. Learning from daily work. Learning from other people. Enabling flexible and social content. Guiding social learning experiences. Supporting social learning and social collaboration. Promoting independent learning.

From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”

Jane Hart

Social technologies now play a big part in everything we do, and it is quite clear that many knowledge workers use a variety of social tools and networks not only to help them get work done, but also to learn efficiently while on the job. Social learning

Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events

Jane Hart

Next public social online workshop runs: 1 – 26 August 2016. This workshop looks at how to organise 4 different types of learning and networking events that use experiential, participative, collaborative and technology-supported approaches. Social learning

Designing Learning Campaigns and Learning Challenges

Jane Hart

Many believe that traditional classroom training as well as “click-next” e-learning courses are both ineffective and unappealing. Learning Campaigns and Learning Challenges are two new approaches to training that take place over an extended period of time and involve a mix of resources and/or real-world activities. Week 1: Understanding the differences and similarities between learning campaigns and challenges, and how to plan one. Social learning

Online Community Management (Workshop)

Jane Hart

All participants will receive free copies of the PDF versions of the Social Learning Handbook and the MWL book as well as membership of the MWL Association. It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Social learning

Curating & coordinating learning opportunities for the workplace

Jane Hart

It is no longer necessary or even possible to create everything your people need, so this 4-week online workshop considers a number of different ways to provide a wider set of learning opportunities in the workplace – through curation and coordination of internal and external content and people. Ongoing curation in learning flows. Coordinating live events (in a Learning Lounge or Learning Network). It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group.

Empowering Employee-Led Learning (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

This 4-week online workshop will consider how you can nurture “learnability” (the desire and ability to constantly learn new things) as well enable and support individuals to take (more) responsibility for their own learning at and for work. Social learning

Enterprise Community Management: “joining up” learning and working

Jane Hart

For some time now I’ve sensed a split in the learning profession in terms of recognising the value and importance of self-managed learning as it takes place in the flow of daily work. integrating all social and collaborative initiatives into a common platform.

Modernising Classroom Training through Technology (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public social online workshop runs: 15 February – 11 March 2016. Encouraging the use of technology for personal learning in the classroom (week 1). It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Social learning

The role of the Personal Learning Advisor: supporting everyday workplace learning

Jane Hart

This 4-week workshop introduces you to some of the key ways to promote and support personal learning in the workplace, as a Personal Learning Advisor. How to work with managers to develop a continuous learning mindset. It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group.

Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events

Jane Hart

Next public social online workshop runs: 1 – 26 August 2016. This workshop looks at how to organise 4 different types of learning and networking events that use experiential, participative, collaborative and technology-supported approaches. Social learning

Collaboration and community skills are the new workplace skills

Jane Hart

But, as businesses transform into social businesses, the social workplace is going to become more and more reliant on these skills. But as for the new social and collaboration skills that workers require, well you simply can’t train people to be social! Social learning

Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? This could be: SharePoint, Yammer, Confluence, etc.

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.

The MWL (Modern Workplace Learning) Association

Jane Hart

The MWL (Modern Workplace Learning) Association is intended for workplace learning practitioners who want to discuss the concepts and ideas behind my Modern Workplace Learning book, as well as share their ideas, thoughts and experiences with others. Membership of the MWL Association includes: access to the private Yammer network hosted by Jane Hart for ongoing […]. Social learning

Using social media for onboarding

Harold Jarche

Connecting to an internal social network to connect online & ask questions. Connect with Social Media (less hierarchical than other forms of communication). Yesterday, Jane Hart had Mark Britz in conversation on the uses of social media for onboarding at Aspen Dental.

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Learning in the workplace

Harold Jarche

Jane Hart asked readers “ how regularly are you “learning” in the workplace? ” Here are the top five ways that people learn, with my comments below on how this can be facilitated in the organization, either by management or the learning support group.

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Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture

Dan Pontefract

Providing information that is timely, be it formal, informal or in fact social / community driven. To me, it’s a natural example of both informal and social learning. Inside the organization, a dilemma now exists and is rapidly taking shape.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Narration of Work

Harold Jarche

Hans de Zwart discusses a narrating-your-work experiment that had a 17 member team use Yammer to share daily experiences with colleagues. If have worked on a further rationalization of our learning portfolio I should post this in a group about the “Learning Application Portfolio” and so on.

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Organizing for diversity and complexity

Harold Jarche

Tweet I’ve been looking at ways to explain why social learning is so important for business today. Accommodating growing individualization, requiring more social workplaces. Social learning is what flows on these networks.

iSchool Networked Learning PKM Resources

Harold Jarche

Tweet This is a follow-up from the Networked Learning (PKM) workshop I conducted for the iSchool Institute yesterday. 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.

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Working Smarter, one day at a time

Harold Jarche

Tweet Yesterday we hosted a conversation on social learning and working smarter, facilitated by the folks at Citrix and the eLearning Guild. In Jane’s social learning community a few comments arose about the lack of interaction. Yammer & Status.net ).

Empowering Employee-Led Learning (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

This 4-week online workshop will consider how you can nurture “learnability” (the desire and ability to constantly learn new things) as well enable and support individuals to take (more) responsibility for their own learning at and for work. Social learning

my pkm story

Harold Jarche

To a great extend PKM [personal knowledge management] is about shifting responsibility for learning and knowledge sharing from a company to individuals and this is the greatest challenge for both sides. By late 2009, I described PKM as our part of the learning contract.

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5 Ways to Become Less Collaborative at Work

Dan Pontefract

I spend so much time yammering – the word, not the product – about collaboration and how to become more collaborative as a leader (and team member) that over the years I’ve neglected those of you that are looking to become less collaborative.

My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011

Jane Hart

This is the 5th year I have been building a Top 100 Tools for Learning list (based on the Top 10 Tools contributions of learning professionals worldwide), so I thought it would be interesting to compare my choices in the first year I ran the activity in 2007, with my choices today.

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The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

This is the 5th in a series of postings about how L&D departments can move forward from their traditional role of creating, delivering and managing formal learning – to one that supports the wider needs of Smart Workers in the organisation. The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learn