Slideshare reaches 10 million uploads .. and my Top 100 Tools slideset is featured.

I just read a blog post from Slideshare to mark the fact it has reached 10 million uploads. Impressive! But I was absolutely delighted to see that my own Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 slideset was featured in the Education category – not only in the post itself but in the supporting infographic (embedded [...]

A Practical Guide to the Top 100 Tools for Learning

My annual Top 100 Tools for Learning list has become a popular resource – if the Slideshare viewing stats are anything to go by. For instance the 2011 presentation has now been viewed over 800,000 times, and the 2012 has been viewed over 400,000 times. So since the New Year I have been working on [...]

LPI launches Capability Map for the learning sector

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The UK-based Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) has today launched a Capability Map for the workplace learning sector.

The map will provide a clear definition of skill sets applicable to workplace learning professionals and will have benefits for both individuals and recruiters.

For individuals working within workplace learning, the map will provide a way to [...]

Top 10 most influential e-learning bloggers

After many weeks of voting, the winners of the E-Learning Council’s Top Ten Most Influential Bloggers contest have been named.

I am very pleased to appear at #1 on the list alongside many of my own favourite bloggers too.

Very many thanks to all who voted for me.

You can view the full list of [...]

UNICEF “Donate a word” campaign

UNICEF – Donate a word from Katharina Schmitt on Vimeo.

April 2011 in Review

My 2011 Reading List

Lots of interesting articles and blog postings appeared last month – but here are are few I’ve marked as must-reads.

Trust and networks, Gideon Rosenblatt, Alchemy of Change, 16 April 2011

“Trust makes networks work. When trust is high among members of a network, there’s a wonderful cohesiveness and capacity [...]

Social-Media-Coaches.com – supporting the use of social media in the workplace

I recently set up Social.Media.Coaches – as a sister site of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) website – to address the growing demand for support in the use of social media in the workplace – whether it be for learning, working or marketing.

We offer:

a growing list of social media [...]

A new approach to workplace learning

Just in case you haven’t seen this promotional slideset for my Social Learning Handbook …

View more presentations from Jane Hart. Social Learning = working smarter with social media [...]

The Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honour the best people and organizations on Twitter and social media.

Nominations may be made through Twitter and The Shorty Awards website, culminating in an awards ceremony that recognizes the winners in dozens of official categories, as well as thousands of crowd-sourced categories.

For the first [...]

100 things to watch in 2011

Here’s a great little presentation of 100 things to watch in 2011 from JWTIntelligence, who say about it

“It’s a wide-ranging compilation that in part reflects broader shifts we’ve been tracking over the past few years, notably the evolution of the mobile phone into an “everything hub,” a trend we’ll see play out in myriad [...]