I did a presentation today for COVAAC. The participants were great. They were all friendly and I had a good time. We learned about Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts, Facebook, YouTube and other social computing tools. I hope everyone does their homework!
These are my scattered notes from:In Marc Roenberg’s - What Every Manager Must Know about Learning 2.0 Session Now. #TK10Influences and changes it is going to bring.What is learning 2.0? We live in a real-time world; therefore it changes everything we do. Education – Stable content, learn for the futuer, apply to broad situation, primarily … Continue reading Notes from Marc Roenberg’s – What Every Manager Must Know aboutLearning 2.0 Session Now. #TK10
Source: intrepidls.com Presentation What functions does social learning support well?Consumpution How does SL support efficient consumption? Use feedback such as visits, ratings, comments, and reviews to help learners identify and find the most useful learning content. Which SL tools support consumption? Views, Votes, Polls, Ratings, Tags, Comments, Group “games” MMORGs/simulations/scenarios Some LMS’s have these toolsCollaboration and … Continue reading How do I select a pilot project with a good chance of success? Whatfunctions does social learning support well? #TK10
Source: intrepidls.comInnovation Strategy Models Models to consider for strategy development Prefer a series of fast tactical social learning projects over a big bang launch Don’t bet the farm on technologyDe-Risking Invest in a portfolio of strategic innovation initiativesEmergent Strategy Theory When a “best” solution has not emerged, choose the most flexible strategy.
Benefits to the Learner Able to access information as needed and on demand Imporved depth and breadth of information available than with only formal learning (crowdsourcing and/or long-tail effect) Rapidly access up-to-date infomration Information is verified and vetted by large community Sense of ownership and pride Democratization of contentBenefits to the Business Decreate cost of … Continue reading Benefits of Adopting Social Learning #TK10 intrepidls.com
Threats to Your Social Learning Strategy #TK10Threat: Risk of Marginalizationhttp://elearningtech.blogspot.com/2009/02/corporate-training.htmlThreatsChanging demographics in the workplace X/Yers are use to getting things done on their own Twechnologiacally literate Conditioned to expect immediate gratification Skeptical of society and its nstitutions Lifelon learners AmbitionTrent: Consumer-oriented social media sets expectations for yoru users (Expectations from Consumer applications) Expectations include Overall … Continue reading Threats to Your Social Learning Strategy #TK10
Examples of Social Learning #TK10PRE #TK10 from Intrepid.com PresenterSabreTown Employee community Tools built internally Profile Q & A Smarts People BlogsSun Learning Exchange Users can generate their own content and upload it to the Sun Learning Exchange User’s can rate content and search through it Could be slides shows about products and roles in the … Continue reading Examples of Social Learning #TK10PRE #TK10 from Intrepid.com Presenter
What is Social Learning? #TK10PRE #TK10It is Web 2.0 applied to learning and performance support. Web 2.0 Characteristics Read/Write Web Users can contribute stuff back to a website Emphasis on peer to peer connections Not just organizations and content Information can be reused and repurposedSocial (Any experience where being part of a collective adds value)+ … Continue reading What is Social Learning? #TK10PRE #TK10
Using a blog for education and feedback #TK10PRE #TK10 140Give an introduction through the blog post (or in class)Send the students to do an exercise (research, etc)Report out on the blog in the commentsExamples of use: http://www.techherding.com/tk10/?p=19
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