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An example of informal learning from Europe

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

At the beginning of this century, learning management systems were quite dominant, and therefore dominant on the radar screen of Sara Lee.

Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Therefore, the principles that confer robustness in these systems, whether natural or manmade, are directly applicable to business.”.

Innovation as a Journey into the Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On education, the report observes that the deep future changes we expect demand equally major changes to our educational systems

Why is it so Difficult to Make Long-Term Predictions?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, he wrote that: “By 2014, electroluminescent panels will be in common use.  What will the world be like in 2064?  The surface.

Understanding complexity

Harold Jarche

Human systems are complex. Bar-Yam, Complexity rising: From human beings to human civilization, a complexity profile , EOLSS UNESCO 2002.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Reusable Learning Resources The initial development of online learning technology began at scale with the development of the learning management system (LMS) in the mid-1990s. These systems were modeled on distance education resources such as programmed texts and course workbooks. Content was treated differently by Stallman. CCK11.

The Modernization of the State

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

finished my talk by giving examples of the use of cloud computing in two key areas I am closely involved in my work: Smarter Cities with IBM and Mobile Digital Money and Global Digital Payments with Citigroup.  More effective and efficient government institutions. Improve the effectiveness of government employees. Why is this such a big deal? 

Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In addition to the usual readings and essays, he added an online forum run through the university's central computing system. From my perspective, contemporary social media technology is an outgrowth of these basis systems. started using ICQ ( [link] ) for example in 1997 (My ICQ number: 1287181) well before it was acquired by AOL.

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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

For example, in-house network might upgrade a course on managing networks to a course on running  our  network. ” Ageless Learner, 2002.

Passion and Flow

John Hagel

The 2002 video, “PJ Ladd’s Horrible Wonderful Life,” (today one of the most well-known skate videos in history), is a classic example of amateurs who can become underground cult heroes and innovators of technique:    ]. Indulge me with a brief detour before I answer this question more directly. Emphasis mine).

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The Day SAP Ruined a Good Thing

Dan Pontefract

Social ­ wasn’t really defined between 2002 and 2007, but we were already doing it. This post was four years in the making. You set the bar.

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On the Three or Four Problems of Connectivism

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This paradox, first posed by Socrates (Plato, 2002), can be applied to connectivism as follows: How do you recognize a pattern if you do not already know that a specific configuration of connections is a pattern? Internally, we can appear to examples of self-organization. For example, consider J.J. DOI: 10.1111/jcal.12040).

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

make paper airplanes to win competition - as a result, net gain much higher - so, doing engineering is essential How can online students do engineering to build systems? windmill monitoring system So, when we look at doing engineering, there are two approaches: - direct access, on campus, to advanced applications - ike robots, etc.

The Master and His Emissary

Mind Hacks

closed knowledge system. An open knowledge system. But, of course, there’s always the risk that you end up valuing the tools for their own sake, or believing in the symbol system you have created to understand the world. It is worth noting that dual-systems theories, of which this is one, are perennially popular.

Diversity and Diversity Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The existence of Adamson's report and Clark's column are, of course, counter-examples to this proposition, and there is no shortage of writing against the concept of diversity available for anyone to read. For example, one society that opposes 'honour killings' is fine with 'stand your ground' laws that permit legal homicide. Quite so.

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We had a range of stakeholders outside the system, a lot of students involved, but there was a high degree of consensus. Some things will be directive - we continue to work on math, for example. This is a great example of experiential learning. innovators of today") Q: are we looking at ways to. How do we build on this?

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

In a survey conducted by Accenture in 2002, 31 percent of all CLOs felt that “technology implementation” was the greatest challenge of the day. demonstrate by example that social learning can work and is important to the entire learning cycle. Originally posted to T+D Magazine, January 2011 Edition. Reprinted here with permission.

BBC Column: Why cyclists enrage car drivers

Mind Hacks

This is known as “altruistic punishment”, a term used by Ernst Fehr and Simon Gachter in a landmark paper published in 2002 [4]. As an example, imagine I’m at a football match and I see someone climb in without buying a ticket. The key is in a detail from that classic 2002 paper. The original is here.

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The NYPD Real Time Crime Center

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Throughout his long career, Onalfo believed that a CIO must start his job with a well defined systems plan. It handles 11.5 Please try again.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: A Kind of Cambrian Explosion

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

IT systems are "going up the stack." These market-facing, people-oriented complex systems need to be flexible and adaptable.

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

That''s what the original learning management system was: course outlines and tests and things like that that the instructor could put online. This Open Educational Resource is a concept that was identified and named by UNESCO in 2002 or 2003 [1]. Stephen Downes December 10, 2013 Access I''d like to begin with the issue of access.

A Year in Photos

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

They’re still focused on their own organizational information systems and traditional institutional networks. -- William H. Ah yes.

Typology or Taxonomy?

Dave Snowden

remember in IBM the taxonomy in the KM system took three years to catch up with the use of story telling, and by the time it did there was a clear distinction between story telling and micro-narrative. Now the key word here is typology and I used that myself as the title of yesterday's post. experienced that problem in IBM. Reflections

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Despite set-backs – for example, the lobbies by private corporations to prevent the deployment of municipal Wi-Fi – it is not unreasonable to expect that inexpensive wireless broadband will be ubiquitous in most populated areas. The operating system, to these systems, is depicted as a disc file (or ‘image’). Web 2.0

MOOC Provider Panel: Coursera, Academic Partnerships, Instructure, edX

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Maria: how does the 2002 TEACH act apply to MOOCs? There’s a real irony to an institutional system that teaches students to access the library and then kicks them out with no more access to it. often bring up the example of the lecture videos, where there is a knee-jerk reaction that we want lecture videos that are really professional.

The 20th Anniversary of Linux

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the recent Vancouver presentation I included some of the original slides from the 2000 presentation in New York, because our reasons for embracing Linux seem as valid today as they were almost twelve years ago.  We did not look at Linux as just another operating system any more than we looked at the Internet as just another network. 

A Gathering Storm We Totally Missed

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

There is plenty of blame to go around: the management of the financial companies; the rating agencies; the regulators; the extreme anti-government ideology that prevailed in the US in the last several decades.   Our financial crisis is best seen as a systemic failure of massive proportions. colleges and universities.”. What happened?

Axiom Legal and the rise of virtual professional services

Ross Dawson

One of the great examples is Axiom Legal, which I first wrote about in 2002 in Living Networks : The founders of Axiom Legal saw that the clients of major law firms were paying extremely high fees which rarely reflected the cost of the lawyers doing the work. based Clearspire Service Co. and Silicon Valley-based Virtual Law Partners.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The intent of such systems is to to facilitate the conversation and interaction around episodic learning events in a distributed environment, transforming them from elements in a linear flow-based design to free-floating objects in an environment. Such systems are by their very nature episodic. Introduction to Systems Thinking.

Strategy & Business Lists Hard Facts Among Decade's 10 Most.

Bob Sutton

The Observer | Business | You could be a genius - if only you had a good system. 2001 Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap.and Others Don’t , by Jim Collins   2002 Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done , by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search. Again?

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Coordinated divisional budgets, plans and systems. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 About Nancy White Published by Nancy White Nancy J. Extensive work with “web 2.0” Deliver online and offline learning and coaching.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It is a complex topic which incorporates multiple perspectives and questions in relation to commercial use of OER, for example: Should OER protect the future freedoms of users and creators or the resources themselves? For example, it may not restrict the program from being used in a business, or from being used for genetic research.

Online Community Toolkit | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Planning, Designing and Running Online Events Designing Online Events Online Events Assessment Tool Case History: CGIAR’s Gender & Diversity “Creating Connections Online&# Report (Aug 2002) LINK Evaluation Examples: 2002 and Net*Working 2004 Online Event Evaluation Report (nice to see a full event evaluation!)

Toward Celebrating 8-11 Day

Doc Searls

For example, Wikipedia has holes. Let’s take one example. For example, the U.S. Dig Safe System, Inc. Good to know.

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

For example, we see terms now at the top like Learning Management System , AICC , SCORM. That's because they are ordered according to how closely the system thinks the companies are associated with the selected term within the content set. have doubts about the validity of these data. Just a thought. eLearning Technology.

A Gathering Storm We Totally Missed

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Our financial crisis is best seen as a systemic failure of massive proportions. But, there is one group in particular whose role in this systemic failure I personally find particularly troublesome: my own technical and research community. But why didn’t they also pay attention to research and education in systemic risk ?

New Study: When NBA Players Touch Teammates More, They and.

Bob Sutton

The Observer | Business | You could be a genius - if only you had a good system. Guided by recent analyses of the social functions of touch (Hertenstein, 2002), we tested two hypotheses.   The reader should know what you are studying and why by the end of the second paragraph -- this is a nice example. Bob Sutton. Search.

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The Cloud and Collaboration

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Tom Stonier writes, In principle, this process does not differ from the evolution of primitive nervous systems into advanced mammalian brains. Dimitar Tchurovsky's Google knol titled the 'Global Virtual Brain and Mind Project' is a good example of this. McCarthy) These examples are typical; they could be multiplied almost indefinitely.

Bridging the Gap between Business and Government

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

From 1997 to 2002, for example, I was a member of the President’s IT Advisory Committee (PITAC) , and served as co-chair of PITAC for part of that time.  Tags: Complex Systems Economic Issues Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture These anti-Obama business attacks have reached a point of frenzy. 

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Coordinated divisional budgets, plans and systems. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 About Nancy White Published by Nancy White Nancy J. Extensive work with “web 2.0” Deliver online and offline learning and coaching.