No one can have failed to have noticed the impact that the Social Web has had on all spheres of personal life ..
My top §00 tools initiative has shown how it is changing the way we learn …2011 1m views 2012 600K Kleiner Perkins Caulfield Byers Internet Trends 2.5 m2013 – just over 100K since beginning of October
list is dominated by free online social tools
don’t use Twitter to learn how to be a doctor, but use Twitter to be a good doctor
This is the Workplace Learning Revolution
Just as the Social Wbe has changed learning – its also changing the workplace
Deloitte predicts that by the end of 2013 more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies will have partially or fully implemented an ESN. Manyvoltuntarily adopted – others implemented top down
It means supporting the new sk
what it means to share, why what, when and HOWnot just the technology.
its much more than sharingbut working together to get things done
to be a valuable node we need to have things useful to share and this
Learning pre- post communities, support – develop conversation in tradtiional traininghowever, tend to be tacked on – and separate from content –so not often used - this leads to forcing conversation – faux interactions
how can we track/manage this – why would you want to?activity =/= learning
use the very same system for onboading they will be using in work life
To do all this – need to have the skills yourselves
Social Learning Revolution
The Social Learning Revolution
Workplace Learning Summit 1
BETT, London, 23 January 2014
Social network and micro-blogging service
Office tools & file storage
Video sharing site
Web search engine
File storage and synchronization service
1. Free online social tools dominate the list
2. Increasing consumerization of IT and Learning
3. Learning, working and personal tools are
4. Personal and professional learning is under the
control of the individual
Individuals are using social tools to build a trusted network
of friends and colleagues - aka a Personal or Professional
ask and answer questions of each other
exchange resources, ideas and experiences
brainstorm and solve problems together
keep up to date with what their colleagues
learn from each other – often without even
“25% of doctors use social
media daily to scan or
explore new medical
Social media never will
replace traditional means
of research and learning …
it’s an additional — and
valuable — channel that
can add to a physician’s
Journal of Medical Internet
Individuals are using social tools to ..
“learn the new” and to keep up
to date with their industry and
INDIVIDUALS are using social tools to ..
participate in wider educational opportunities
Individuals are using social
tools to ..
find solutions to their own
Individuals are using
social tools to ..
share what they find, learn,
create and know
with one another
Teams and groups are using social tools for ..
knowledge sharing and collaboration
This is why there is
growing frustration with
“knowledge dumps tarted up
with trivial interactions”
As a result some
employees are now
paying their children
to take their
e-learning for them.
The social learning revolution is …
… that we now have the tools to make it an even more powerful experience,
and it has changed the way many prefer to learn;
individuals now have the tools to solve their own learning and performance
The workplace is now changing.
Social Businesses are emerging.
Sharing of resources
Polls and surveys
Content creation tools
In the Age of Knowledge Sharing and Collaboration.
learning is no longer just about knowledge transfer