Jane’s Top 100 articles of 2010

In 2010 I bookmarked nearly 350 articles in my 2010 Reading List, but here are my 100 favourite articles, postings, presentations, etc of the year. I fed all the titles into Wordle to identify the main themes of the year.

January

  1. 5 reasons why your company doesn’t need a social media policy, Michael Hyatt, 14 January 2010
  2. >Social networking as a learning tool, Robin Talkowski, 16 January 2010
  3. Four ways user generated content can make its way into formal learning, Dawn Poulos, Xyleme Insider, 20 January 2010
  4. 2010 Horizon Report,, (PDF, Educause and New Media Consortium, January 2010

February

  1. How IBM uses social media to spur employee innovation, Casey Hibbard, Social Media Examiner, 2 February 2010
  2. Encourage the use of social media at work, HBR Management Tip of the Day, 3 February 2010
  3. Microblogging is good for leadership, good for your culture, Dan Pontefract, trainingwreck, 6 February 2010
  4. Where social learning thrives, Marcia Conner, Fast Company, 11 February 2010
  5. A framework for social learning in the enterprise, Harold Jarche, 24 February 2010

March

  1. 5 Examples of How Schools Are Using Social Media to Enhance Learning buzzmarketing daily, 5 March
    2010
  2. Why social media policies don’t workMathew Ingram, GigaOm, 12 March 2010
  3. How the Backchannel Has Changed the Game for Conference Panelists, Jay Rosen, PressThink, 17 March 2010
  4. Learning 2.0: The impact of social media on learning in Europe, (PDF) JRC European  Commission, 2010

April

  1. Nuts and bolts: when training works, Jane Bozarth, Learning Solutions Magazine, 6 April 2010
  2. Five barriers to effective learning in organisations, Charles Jennings, 7 April 2010
  3. Social learning tools should not be separate from Enterprise 2.0, Tony Karrer, eLearning technology, 7 April 2010
  4. Agility and Autonomy, Harold Jarche, 12 April 2010
  5. Collaboration and Cooperation, Stephen Downes, 12 April 2010
  6. Top 10 use cases enterprise microsharing will help you get less email, elsua.net, 15 April 2010
  7. Use microblogging to increase productivity, Jeanne Meister and Karie Wilyerd, Harvard Business Review, 15 April 2010
  8. Less is more: A different approach to L&D in a world awash with information, Charles Jennings, first posted TrainingZone, 19 April 2010
  9. 7 tips for successful self-learning, Measuring Measures, 19 April 2010
  10. Formalized informal learning: a blend we don’t need, Harold Jarche, 21 April 2010
  11. How to get employee generated content …, Betsy Weber, The Visual Lounge, 27 April 2010
  12. Education 2.0: the importance of ownership, Rob Tucker, O’Reilly Radar, 30 April 2010

May

  1. Build trust, not control, The Performance Improvement blog, 3 May 2010
  2. How effective are social corporate media policies, eMarketer, 3 May 2010
  3. Social media: it’s not about the technology! Ryan Tracey, 4 May 2010
  4. Social Media Revolution 2 (Refresh), Eric Qualman, Socialnomics, 5 May 2010
  5. 5 differences between social media and social networking, Sarah Hartshorn, Social Media Today, 5 May 2010
  6. LMS is no longer the centre of the universe, Harold Jarche, 5 May 2010
  7. A case for the LMS? Clark Quinn, 6 May 2010
  8. Identifying a collaboration platform, Harold Jarche, 6 May 2010
  9. 5 stages of workspace evolution, Jay Cross, 7 May 2010
  10. Why bash the LMS? Clark Quinn, 10 May 2010
  11. When to LMS, Clark Quinn, Learnlets, 18 May 2010
  12. Take this LMS and shove it, Gary Wise, 19 Mary 2010
  13. Can your workplace adopt/embrace the informal learning concept?Design for Learning, 26 May 2010
  14. ID – Instructional design or interactivity design in an interconnected world, Charles Jennings, 28 May 2010
  15. The Social Employee Manifesto, Michael Fauscette, Smart Data Collective, 28 May 2010
  16. Learning on the job (PDF), Charles Jennings, efmd.org, Vol 4,
    Issue 1, 2010

June

  1. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises, Charles Jennings, 19 June 2010
  2. How HR is using social media to its advantage, Jon Ingham, PersonnelToday, 23 June 2010
  3. Training needs to change or risk irrelevance, Donald Taylor, first appeared on TrainingZone, 28 June 2010
  4. Leadership development in a Learning 2.0 world, Tom Gram, Performance x design, 31 May 2010

July

  1. Do You Know Where Your Employee’s Smartphone Is?  TTKN, 2 July 2010
  2. Social media employee policy examples from over 100 organisations, SocialMediaToday, 3 July 2010
  3. Learning to change report, Mark Berthelemy, 6 July 2010
  4. Is the formal training room obsolete, (PDF) Laura Overton, first appeared on TrainingZone, 26 July 2010
  5. You can’t ban Facebook, Ben Betts, stoatly different, 30 July 2010
  6. 8 reasons to focus on informal and social learning, Charles Jennings, Slideshare, July 31
  7. Push to Pull: Exploring training models, Charles Jennings, Training Industry Quarterly, July 2010
  8. 7 things you should know about alternatives to the LMS,  (PDF) Educause, July 2010
  9. 44 benefits of collaborative learning, The Global Development Research Center

August

  1. Using a Facebook group as an LMS, 2 August 2010
  2. Why online learning needs to get social, Marco Masoni, Mashable, 6 August 2010
  3. What Twitter has done for me, Jamie Forrest, 7 August 2010
  4. Facebook as an instructional technology tool, K Walsh, Emerging EdTech, 11 August 2010
  5. The LMS must die, Mark Berthelemey, Learning Conversations, 16 August 2010
  6. 3 ways CEOs can connect with employees, Ragan, 19 August 2010
  7. How managers learn in their own words, Good Practice, 22 August 2010
  8. The evolving social organisation, Harold Jarche, 25 August 2010
  9. Thomson Reuters new social media guidelines, August 2010

September

  1. Are “Consumer” Collaboration Tools Good Enough for the Enterprise? WebWorker Daily, 9 September 2010
  2. Social learning: the video, LAB SSJ, YouTube 9 September 2010
  3. Marcia Conner on Transforming Organisations through Social Media and Social Learning, Social Nerdia, 18 September 2010
  4. The catalyst to accelerated learning and performance, Lars Hyland, Lars is Learning, 22 September 2010
  5. Shifting perspectives, Clark Quinn, Learnlets, 23 September 2010
  6. Face to Facebook learning, Marcia Conner, Fast Company, 29 September 2010
  7. Working Smarter in Terra Nova Circa 2015, Internet Time Alliance Team, eLearn Magazine, 28 September 2010
  8. The case for social media in schools, Mashable, 29 September 2010

October

  1. The value of social media to learning, Nick Shackleton-Jones, aconventional, 3 October 2010
  2. How to evaluate e-learning, Jane Bozarth, Learning Solutions Magazine, 5 October 2010
  3. Network era and freedom, Jay Cross, Informl Learning, 12 October 2010
  4. Is Your Training Path Full of Traffic Lights (Instead of Roads)? Trina Rimmer, Mindflash, 18 October 2010
  5. Network Learning: Working Smarter, Harold Jarche, 22 October 2010
  6. Does the HRD industry have a future, Tim Baker, TJ, 27 October 2010
  7. Don’t lecture me, Donald Clark, YouTube, September 2010

November

  1. Taking the social media plunge: Learning to let go, Andy McAfee, Fortune Magazine, 1 November 2010
  2. Questions I’m no longer asking, George Siemens, elearnspace, 2 November 2010
  3. How Facebook and Twitter are replacing blogging, Jeff Bercovici, Forbes, 4 November 2010
  4. Fix the workplace, not the workers, Dan Pink, Telegraph, 6 November 2010
  5. Education 2.0 Social Networking and Education, Mark Horton, Socialcast, 7 November 2010
  6. 6 ways social media is changing education, Mind Shift, 9 November 2010
  7. Making connections, Harold Jarche, 9 November 2010
  8. It’s YOUR privacy: Own it!, Jane Bozarth, 13 November 2010
  9. Can Facebook be a social learning network, Audrey Watters, ReadWriteWeb, 16 November 2010
  10. Why Twitter matters for media organisations, Alan Rusbridger, Guardian, 19 November 2010
  11. Your social intranet is where work gets done, Dachis Group Collaboratory, 20 November 2010
  12. Transparent work, Harold Jarche, 21 November 2010
  13. Reflection on a presentation, Social Media and Social Networks, David Hopkins, Dont Waste your Time, 26 November 2010

December

  1. Twas the night before social media, Dave Kelly, Misadventures in Learning, 3 December 2010
  2. What a year, Josh Bersin, Chief Learning Officer, 3 December 2010
  3. Top 10 success factors in social and collaborative investments, Tom Austin, Gartner, 3 December 2010
  4. The role of the educator, Stephen Downes, The Huffington Post, 5 December 2010
  5. 5 strategies for supporting bottom-up social media use, Michele Martin, Bamboo Project, 7 December 2010
  6. An operational attitude towards learning, Karyn Romeis, 17 December 2010
  7. 6 trends that will change workplace learning forever, ASTD, December 2010
  8. Overcoming bipolar thinking, Jay Cross, Informal Learning, 24 December 2010
  9. “LMS sinks Titanic” and other learning myths, Gary Wise, Living in Learning, 28 December 2010

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