From ‘I Learn’…to ‘We Learn’
              Social Media for
              Informal Learning
Presentation made at

     ‘Learning with Social Media
- Educating the Facebook Generation’

              Conference
    ...
eLearning 1.0

        One-on-
        One-on-one relationship
        between learner and the
    y
        online learni...
eLearning 2.0




            h Web 2.0
              makes online
              collaboration
              possible
21st Century




What you know
21st Century




What you know
21st Century




What you know
21st Century

                        Fill the
                        ‘gap’ by
                        using
            ...
INFORMAL LEARNING




                       Fill the ‘gap’ by
                       using
                       knowled...
The Online Learning Journey
Problem with Online Learning - 1

                       Knowledge is
                       highly fragmented
           ...
The Social Media Glue!
Problem with Online Learning - 2

Economics 1.0            = Based on Scarcity
(for Economy of Atoms)

Economics 2.0      ...
Problem with Online Learning - 2

Economics 1.0              = Based on Scarcity
(for Economy of Atoms)

Economics 2.0    ...
Problem with Online Learning - 2

Economics 1.0              = Based on Scarcity
(for Economy of Atoms)

Economics 2.0    ...
Problem with Online Learning - 2
    Economics 1.0            = Based on Scarcity
    (for Economy of Atoms)

    Economic...
Problem with Online Learning - 2
      Economics 1.0                  = Based on Scarcity
      (for Economy of Atoms)

  ...
Advantage of Social Media in
  Online Informal Learning

  Co-learners add Meaning and Context
  Co-
    - Comments
    - ...
Social Media Learning Cycle
In Summary

-   Social Media acts as a ‘FILTER’ to sift and find
                           ‘FILTER’
                     ...
From Web 1.0 (online information)
 to Web 2.0 (online collaboration)



       What Next?
What Next?

WEB 3.0 =   Personalization
What Next?
                          WEB 3.0 = Personalization

  Create learning experiences that are highly personalized...
Thank You!

Atul.Pant@TimelessLifeskills.co.uk
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From ‘I Learn’ to ‘We Learn’ – Social Media for Informal Learning

  1. 1. From ‘I Learn’…to ‘We Learn’ Social Media for Informal Learning
  2. 2. Presentation made at ‘Learning with Social Media - Educating the Facebook Generation’ Conference New Delhi, 10 December 2010
  3. 3. eLearning 1.0 One-on- One-on-one relationship between learner and the y online learning content
  4. 4. eLearning 2.0 h Web 2.0 makes online collaboration possible
  5. 5. 21st Century What you know
  6. 6. 21st Century What you know
  7. 7. 21st Century What you know
  8. 8. 21st Century Fill the ‘gap’ by using knowledge of your network What you know
  9. 9. INFORMAL LEARNING Fill the ‘gap’ by using knowledge of your network What you know
  10. 10. The Online Learning Journey
  11. 11. Problem with Online Learning - 1 Knowledge is highly fragmented AND Understanding requires a coherent narrative
  12. 12. The Social Media Glue!
  13. 13. Problem with Online Learning - 2 Economics 1.0 = Based on Scarcity (for Economy of Atoms) Economics 2.0 = Based on ABUNDANCE (for economy of BITS)
  14. 14. Problem with Online Learning - 2 Economics 1.0 = Based on Scarcity (for Economy of Atoms) Economics 2.0 = Based on abundance (for economy of BITS) NEED FOR FILTERING INFORMATION
  15. 15. Problem with Online Learning - 2 Economics 1.0 = Based on Scarcity (for Economy of Atoms) Economics 2.0 = Based on abundance (for economy of BITS) NEED FOR FILTERING INFORMATION NEED FOR AMPLIFIERS - FOR OWN VOICE
  16. 16. Problem with Online Learning - 2 Economics 1.0 = Based on Scarcity (for Economy of Atoms) Economics 2.0 = Based on abundance (for economy of BITS) NEED FOR FILTERING INFORMATION Algorithm- 1. Algorithm-based Filters - E.g. Google
  17. 17. Problem with Online Learning - 2 Economics 1.0 = Based on Scarcity (for Economy of Atoms) Economics 2.0 = Based on abundance (for economy of BITS) NEED FOR FILTERING INFORMATION Algorithm- Algorithm-based Filters Media- 2. Social Media-based Filters - Google -Your Friends on Facebook Your -Recommendation Systems Recommendation (Amazon feature - ‘People who read this also read’) -Reputation, Rating, Ranking Reputation, systems
  18. 18. Advantage of Social Media in Online Informal Learning Co-learners add Meaning and Context Co- - Comments - Social Tagging - Annotating
  19. 19. Social Media Learning Cycle
  20. 20. In Summary - Social Media acts as a ‘FILTER’ to sift and find ‘FILTER’ FILTER relevant information online - Social Media facilitates online informal learning by ‘GLUE GLUE’ acting as a ‘GLUE’ that binds and fosters learning conversations that bring coherence to otherwise fragmented online information
  21. 21. From Web 1.0 (online information) to Web 2.0 (online collaboration) What Next?
  22. 22. What Next? WEB 3.0 = Personalization
  23. 23. What Next? WEB 3.0 = Personalization Create learning experiences that are highly personalized “LEEP” LEEP” co- co-Learning Experiences Enriched & Personalized* * More about creating enriched elearning experiences using principles from gaming, storytelling is at: http://www.scribd.com/doc/27772908/Ideas-for-Enriching-the-e-Learning-Experience
  24. 24. Thank You! Atul.Pant@TimelessLifeskills.co.uk

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