Trending Articles

Trending Sources

The Blackberry Verdict Is Not Surprising

Dan Pontefract

In 2013, I wrote a book titled “ FLAT ARMY: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization. My last line includes “only time will tell.”

Workshopping what’s needed: going deep on elearning

Clark Quinn

Are you ready to really try to make a change in what you’re doing? It’s past time, both at the level of our elearning design, and at the level of elearning strategy. Then we’re going to work through assessing where you’re at, where you’d like to be, and give you the opportunity to pull together your own strategic plan.

hierarchy shift

Harold Jarche

Finally, the very definition of conservatism entails conserving something.  This is not an urgent priority for someone who sees reality as improving. 

Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Jane Hart

On Friday 23rd September, voting closes in the 10th Annual Survey of Learning Tool  – so it’s not too late to vote! Social learning

Tools 86

Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Luis Suarez

And I guess, after all of this time, I am now ready to put together this article to explain why not and what I am doing instead. Yikes! times? You see?

Tools 79

More Trending

Supporting Everyday Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 19 SEPTEMBER – 11 NOVEMBER 2016. The workshop agenda is as follows: Part A: Personal Learning. Feedback.

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Luis Suarez

Top 100 Tools for Education  – for use in schools, colleges, universities, adult ed . suppose better late than never, right? etc. . That powerful.

Tools 48

Coming September 27, An Addendum to The Purpose Effect

Dan Pontefract

The Rise, Fall and Rise of Purpose by Dan Pontefract. Not everything can fit into a book. having reported a sense of engagement at work.

eBook 75

In the salt marsh

Dave Snowden

I’m still working on the new use of coupling and boundary constraints for Cynefin so readers will have to wait a few days for that. pp 40-43.

My Watershed Moments

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I'm following in the footgsteps of Dean Shareski, who originally posted the challenge , and Chris Kennedy, who posted a response of his own.

Augmenting AR for Learning

Clark Quinn

We’re hearing more and more about AR (Augmented Reality), and one of it’s core elements is layering information on top of the world. But in a conversation the other night, it occurred to me that we could push that information to be even more proactive in facilitating learning. And this comes from the use of models. design technology

STEM Literacy and Jobs

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the early days of the Industrial Revolution , it’s been estimated that around 12% of the world's population was literate. Every year U.S.

Has Wells Fargo’s CEO Forgotten How To Lead?

Dan Pontefract

Photographer: Kimberly White/Bloomberg News. There were audible gasps. Incredulous looks of dismay. Bemused shrieks. It’s avoidable. It’s preventable.

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Each year’s survey output is both extremely interesting and useful. Access to knowledge has already replaced retained knowledge as power.

Tools 26

Institutions and Openness

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Setting Up the Discussion Let's be precise about what was claimed by Michael Caulfield in his paper Putting Student-Produced OER at the Heart of the Institution : People make things possible. Institutions make them last. His italics. His point is specifically that unless something is institutionalized, it does not last. Where do you set up policy?

plantations, rentals & politicians

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. Friday's Finds

Turing wins again

Doc Searls

Chevrolet asks, at FindNewRoads.com. ” I chose Twitter. You are solemn: you are generally serious and do not joke much. said No.

Global Science Excellence in Canada

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Government of Canada, has been accepting proposals from the public on how to promote global science excellence. This is a subject of interest to me; I co-signed a submission from NRC researchers on the subject, and have been reading the other submissions. This post summarizes and comments on some of those other submissions. The answer is design.

How curiosity can save you from political tribalism

Mind Hacks

Neither intelligence nor education can stop you from forming prejudiced opinions – but an inquisitive attitude may help you make wiser judgements. Ask a left-wing Brit what they believe about the safety of nuclear power, and you can guess their answer. The political lens. Wrong. They developed two scales. The second scale was more innovative.

workplace of the future

Harold Jarche

Clark Quinn , in collaboration with Learnnovators , has created a free and open course on the workplace of the future. Image: Workplace of the Future.

2016 – The Year I Went Mobile Only with My iPad Pro

Luis Suarez

Because that’s what freelancers do, right? Well, I think I may have found my own: The iPad Pro. It still works. Perfectly. Indeed, I was and still am!

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book: Upcoming Activities and Early Reviews

Beth Kanter

Credit: Rob Cottingham. Here’s some of the takeaways shared on Twitter. Well, just a few more weeks. Upcoming Happy Healthy Book Events.

@Staples, you can Un faster than that.

Doc Searls

I just unsubscribed from Staples mailings, and got this: WTF? Is the request traveling by boat somewhere? Does it need to be aged before it works?

How Clinton Can Still Win Big

Nine Shift

Here's how Mrs. Clinton can still win big. Gen Y would rush to his rallies, and Gen Y would be voting for Bernie, for themselves.  . Gen Y got Pres.

2
2

power and addicts

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. It pulled over and stopped.

… or pseudo-scientific?

Dave Snowden

In terms of corporate survival it is a useful reputation to acquire but I had to put up with some gentle ribbing as a result. Tom’s post.

#40BetterHours: The Art of Single Tasking

Beth Kanter

“Batch Concepts” – If you are working on five different stories, don’t jump around. Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Greenwashing Your Way To Employee Disengagement

Dan Pontefract

The term whitewashing is defined as “a coordinated attempt to hide unpleasant facts, especially in a political context.”

Why Are We Stuck in a World of Slow Economic Growth? Nobody Seems to Know

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the past few centuries, the natural sciences , - e.g. physics, chemistry, biology, - have developed a variety of principles and models. 

to retrieve or to extend

Harold Jarche

It seems that ‘millennials’ in America do not have a lot of confidence in their institutions and markets. Source: Vox. They cannot relate.

History Repeats Itself: Part Three

Nine Shift

In 1916, the workers wanted higher pay, just like in 2016. If history does not repeat itself, it sure rhymes a lot.

2
2

… but is it scientific?

Dave Snowden

I landed in Melbourne after two long flights but with the satisfaction of an email in box reduced to 40 from a 400+ backlog when I boarded in Heathrow.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #2

Luis Suarez

Or whether, maybe, I have completely changed my own user behaviours so drastically that it has morphed into something completely different altogether.

Wow, Did I Ever Fail On This One. But I Learned A Lot, Too.

Dan Pontefract

As I was preparing to write this column, I looked up the word “ fail.” Thankfully, the word “success” is on that list as well.