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by Patti Shank

How critical is informal learning to workplace learning and performance? Here’s some food for thought from the Guild’s August 2012 research report, Smart Companies Support Informal Learning.

Column   |   September 13, 2012
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by News Editor

The eLearning Guild has released its 2012 research report on the numerous benefits of leveraging a more social approach to learning.

News   |   September 13, 2012
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by News Editor

Klowd.com has announced the release of SlideKlowd—an audience engagement app that allows a presenter to share content and interact with a live audience via their smartphone, tablet, laptop, or other mobile device.

News   |   August 29, 2012
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Topics Covered: Learning Media, Social Media

by Alan Reid

Integrating social media into academia is no longer a novel idea. But many educators may still wonder why they should do this, and, most specifically, they wonder whether Twitter is helpful. Research shows that, when used explicitly as a tool to improve self-regulation through metacognitive support, Twitter becomes very effective.

Tip   |   August 21, 2012
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by Marc Rosenberg

After two decades in eclipse during the rise of eLearning, performance support is returning to become an essential part of business strategy. Marc reflects on the significance of this re-focus in the world of learning and performance.

Column   |   August 14, 2012
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by Jennifer Neibert

For anyone who thinks education in America isn’t quite right and wants to do something about it, add Clark Aldrich’s Unschooling Rules to your summer reading list. This quick read of Aldrich’s 55 common-sense insights will surely pique your interest. And you may soon find yourself unlearning everything you know about schools in America today.

Review   |   August 8, 2012
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by Jane Bozarth

Here’s a true story about physical rehab turned learning turned hobby turned community of practice turned two successful businesses, all via informal, social means. And all within six months.

Column   |   August 7, 2012
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by News Editor

Skillshare, a collaborative learning startup, launches The Classroom. This online area is available to every Skillshare class for students and teachers to interact, share resources, ask questions, get feedback, and more.

News   |   August 1, 2012
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by Inge de Waard

In the first two articles of this series, you learned how to set up the core of a MOOC and how to add social media to the course. In this article, Inge shows how to create a dashboard to integrate all the course locations. It’s easy, and it’s free!

Tip   |   July 11, 2012
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by News Editor

Float Mobile Learning announces the release of Tappestry for iOS, the first social network developed specifically to enhance informal learning. The app makes its debut at mLearnCon 2012 today.

News   |   June 19, 2012
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