Learning2.0 Corporate Learning Trends 2008


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Presentation made during the Learning Trends 2008 online conference and at the DevLearn Conference in San Jose and at the Learning 2008 Conference in Orlando - ok - sames slides, but different emphasis at each preso.

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  • 06/06/09
  • Learning2.0 Corporate Learning Trends 2008

    1. 1. Mark Sylvester CEO, introNetworks Social Networking as a Strategic Part of Your Learning Strategy
    2. 2. Learning 2.0 Participation Usability Convergence Informal Learning Standardization User Generated Content Design The Long Tail Wikis Joy of Use Simplicity AJAX OpenAPIs Blended Learning Folksonomy DataDriven Social Software Recommendation Distance Learning SOAP XML Collaboration Perpetual Beta User Centered Blogs Forums
    3. 4. How a Learning Community can be a strategic component of any training and development agenda Why build one at all?
    4. 5. A Learning Community can dramatically improve…
    5. 6. A well implemented Learning Community optimizes organizational effectiveness by intelligently matching people to the people and resources they need to accelerate informal learning.
    6. 7. Specific problems a learning community solves that are currently unsolved using traditional methods “ Three Example Communities”
    7. 10. How building an online community to support an e-Learning agenda is easier to accomplish you think… “ Key Things to Think About”
    8. 12. Design Goals: The User Experience
    9. 13. <ul><li>Make it easy for users to use the Community </li></ul>
    10. 14. Key Community Design Issues <ul><li>Who will use the system? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Employees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Content Matching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you want to help your users find relevant content as well? </li></ul></ul>
    11. 15. Key Community Design Issues <ul><li>Tags for Matching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blend skills, interests, competencies, goals, strengths, experiences and challenges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Specific Categories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Think about chunking the tags into relevant categories that will aid the users in learning more about each other </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Think about how the tags will be used for matching, reporting and searching </li></ul>
    12. 16. Key Community Design Issues <ul><li>What questions to ask? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Probing, open ended that encourage participation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Two sections to consider </li></ul><ul><ul><li>About Me </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conversation Starters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Think about the last time you tried to talk to someone new… </li></ul></ul></ul>Keep it interesting!
    13. 17. Typical Production Steps A Community can be launched in under 30 days Unless you try to do it by committee
    14. 19. A well designed Learning Community optimizes organizational effectiveness by intelligently matching people to the people and resources they need and accelerates overall learning .
    15. 20. Invaluable insights are instantly available as a result of access to the detailed profiles within a Learning Community “ Just a few to consider”
    16. 21. Wouldn’t it be amazing if you knew that … <ul><li>… and you know who they are! </li></ul>
    17. 22. Learning Community Insights
    18. 23. “ For learning organizations looking to bring social networking tools to the enterprise, the best course of action is to start slowly but start now.” ‘ The writing is on the wall’ CLO Magazine Oct 2008 Josh Bersin