A New View through Social Learning

On this cloudy day in Chicago, a ray of sunshine came bursting through my Feedly list of readings to catch up on. In Social Learning: A Window Into What’s Really Going on in Your Business, I was expecting to hear how Big Brother can keep an eye on all the minions in the organization.

Instead, Janet Lanee Effron outlines three positive outcomes that can be gathered now with  the advent of xAPI and social learnings tools: Continue reading “A New View through Social Learning”

We are the Innovators, Not Them

 It is your thinking that creates solutions, not any technology.  – George Couros


My head is spinning, it never ends…

Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) is a critical competency for the 21st century learning professional. It may be time to refresh your strategies and tools.

via It’s Time For A Personal Knowledge Management Refresh — The eLearning Coach

Very timely post for me from Connie Malamed as I work to get my PKM routine into place as I expand my PLN (Personal Learning Network).   So much information is flowing at us everyday it is becoming imperative that we find a way to vet out what we need to know.  How we keep track of it and, hopefully share it with others is an additional challenge.

Fortunately there are numerous tools being developed to assist us in this process.  I was happy to see that the tools I’m using (Feedly, Pocket, Twitter, WordPress, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Diigo) are among Connie’s suggestions.  Although it sometimes seems that each tool tends to open up more information to deal with. Continue reading “My head is spinning, it never ends…”

Top Ten Learning Tools for 2016

As a part of the Modern Workplace Learning Challenge, Jane Hart tasked us with listing what we believe to be the top ten tool for learning for 2016.  I thought I’d share mine with you.  Every year, Jane compiles a list of the Top 100 Learning Tools by surveying learning professionals world wide.  This year’s list will be released October 12.

Take a look at my list and please comment about changes you’d make to my list. Continue reading “Top Ten Learning Tools for 2016”