Lessons from Ning and free Web 2.0 services – eLearning R&D engines

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There has been abundance in Web 2.0 tools including social networking for example Ning.com. Unfortunately, Ning has decided to close down its free service and requires account holders to move to paid subscription. Ning’s decision shows the volatility of funding…

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How to Link Social Learning to Work and Performance

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How to Link Social Learning to Work and Performance View more presentations from 3MinuteWorlds. Ray Jimenez, PhDJoin us at 3MinuteWorlds Micro-Learning Community http://3minuteworld.trainingpayback.comhttp://www.vignettestraining.com/http://www.simplifyelearning.com/ “Helping Learners Learn Their Way”

Social Media Meeting at AMD Sponsored by BusinessWire

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I attended today’s session: Topic: Media Breakfast“Traditional Tactics and Digital Dimensions: Strategic Thinking on PR, IR and Media Relations in the Conversational Age”AMD, Sunnyvale, CAhttp://bit.ly/7Rwc9e Insights: Clear policies are always needed Conducta “conversation mapping” to gauge what your audience like.…

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Assess yourself — Would you qualify as a Social Learning Specialist or Leader?

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In November 29, 2007, I wrote in my blog the new jobs and careers in Social Learning. I have been seeing growth in eLearning and training professionals wanting more training and skills in Social Learning. One of the most challenging…

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e-Learning 2.0: Surveying Learner Participant TechnoProfile

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Social Networking: Surveying Learner Participant TechnoProfile I have been fine-tuning a survey tool to gauge the TechnoProfile of the target learning audience in social learning, networking, collaboration and Learning 2.0 environments. I call it “Learner TechnoProfile.” The survey design is…

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“Is Google Making Us Stupid?” Or “Are We Dumbing Our Online Learners?”

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“Is Google Making Us Stupid?” Or my related question is, “are we dumbing our online learners?” Nick Carr This is a MUST reading if you are into e-Learning, web-based training or any technology- assisted work. I had to PRINT the…

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Micro-Elements (Things) in Social Learning – From the ASTD International Conference

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“We have 100,000 members, and we want to jump on board and use Web 2.0 for Learning.”“Top management directed me to see how we can launch Social Networking and Learning to 45,000 of our employees.”These are comments I received during…

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What Happens in Co-creation of Knowledge? Micro-Interactions in Social Learning

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Do we simply socialize for socialization’s sake? Or do we socialize because of expected outcomes? I think the desired outcomes have much to do with the quality of socialization. Many social learning or collaborative learning approaches focus on the “tools:…

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www.TrainingPayback.com, Social Learning Tool, Used by Training Leadership Summit

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I am proud to share with you that a web 2.0 tool – www.TrainingPayback.com, which I helped developed, is now being used by Training Magazine for its upcoming Training Leadership Summit scheduled May 5-7, 2008. Visit the sites: Training Leadership…

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