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The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003

David Weinberger

In 2003 it was becoming clear that we needed?—?and That was the theme of Clay Shirky ’s 2003 keynote at the ETech conference, the most important gathering of Web developers of its time. Clay’s 2003 analysis of the situation is awesome. ” But now (2003) we’re fully into the fully social web. ” Nah

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Execution is the goal.

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

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Camtasia - problem is it destroys the object-base of presented media & symbolic information VCR recording - done in background through projector - you don''t need software on the presentation computer - eg. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? Let''s do engineering. - how does a student''s brain work?

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This work, in turn, is suggesting and supporting the model of learning described in the first section, that of a course network supporting and informing an ever-shifting set of course episodes. This is the basis for the models and strategies that characterize what has come to be called informal learning. 2003). 2003).

diverse networks, strong relationships

Harold Jarche

Sharing complex knowledge requires trusted professional relationships. ” – Tim Kastelle (2010). ” – Valdis Krebs (2015).

Coaching Should Be An Expectation Of All Connected Leaders

Dan Pontefract

It’s an ongoing and informal discussion with your team members, albeit individually, to help them get better. Group coaching? Speed coaching?

Serendipity is at the heart of today’s emerging society

Ross Dawson

Serendipity is for me a deeply meaningful word. majority of the worthwhile connections I make these days come from Twitter.

Nailed! How managers develop proficiency

Jay Cross

Informal Learning and the Transfer of Learning: How Managers Develop Proficiency. 14, no. 4, Winter 2003) . Informal first!

our future of work

Harold Jarche

First I did this as a freelancer, part of a new wave of work-from-home, globally-connected knowledge workers, beginning in 2003.

Shifting work

Harold Jarche

Jobs in manufacturing, information processing, or other types of routine work are quickly disappearing. Today it is less than 10%.

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70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Charles Jennings

In 2003 the UK Department of Education and Training defined it as “ learning which combines online and face-to-face approaches ”. itashare

Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The non-research citations are as selective and ill-informed as the formal citations. 2003). New Directions for Higher Education, 2003(122), 5–12. Defending himself against my criticism of his recently released research study on distance and online learning, George Siemens tweets: Au contraire mon frère. 2004). 2011). 2013).

Power of informal learning in developing managers

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here’s a six-year old article on informal learning I discovered while Googling for material on learning transfer. Informal Learning and the Transfer of Learning: How Managers Develop Proficiency. 14, no. 4, Winter 2003. Michael D. Enos, Marijke Thamm Kehrhahn, Alexandra Bell. HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT QUARTERLY, vol.

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. itashare

Disruptive Innovation Revisited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The New Yorker described the article as “Rethinking the innovation craze.”  But, a company doesn’t have to disappear to have been severely disrupted. 

Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This has been a particular issue with information technologies in general, including the Internet and AI.

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70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent

Charles Jennings

In other words, ‘informally’. As Jay Cross pointed out back in 2003: “At work we learn more in the break room than in the classroom.

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Pirates Play Databall, Purge Postseason Drought

Andy McAfee

You have to get involved in the information. The Pittsburgh Pirates are in baseball’s playoffs for the first time since 1992. ’ ”.

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What is the theory that underpins our moocs?

George Siemens

Integrative and holistic knowledge approaches, distributed across global networks (for example, how the virus that causes SARS in 2003 was identified).

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British Psy Ops in Afghanistan

Mind Hacks

Except for that, one of the last mentions was in 2003. Get your plaudits where you can, that’s what I say. So why the PR drive?

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Lean Principles in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Customers are taking advantage of all the information they can now access to search for the best possible values.

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Bader A. Alsaleh - September 17, Riyadh - Summary Notes

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Bahrain, 2003 - students were prepared to work on a specific type of project. The types of information should be linked together. This type of information actually exists in the mind of others. Denver - importance of information. Bader A. Why are we interested in social media? What is the importance of talking about it?

“IT Doesn’t Matter” Ten Years Later

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The article appeared in the May 2003 issue of the Harvard Business Review , where Carr was then an editor-at-large. 

Reserve your seat for my webinar with Jay Cross

Jane Hart

champion of informal learning and systems thinking, He was the first person to use the term eLearning on the web. System Requirements.

A personal learning journey

Harold Jarche

continued to work with enterprise knowledge repositories and KM related projects until I started freelancing in 2003 and was faced with the challenge of creating my own knowledge management system with a minimal budget. will continue to explore better ways to manage information, encourage reflection and share what we are learning.

Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Few subjects are as important, - or as challenging to predict, - as the future of jobs in our emerging digital economy. million people. 

I need some help

George Siemens

In 2003 I posted a few articles online on open source movements and learning: Open source p.I , Open Source p.II , and Why we should share learning material. Have we glorified open-source software, free information and collective work at the expense of individual creativity? have benefitted enormously from open learning.

Social Media for Professional Development: Workshop and Webinar

Jane Hart

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the webinar. PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server. Workshop runs 1 – 31 October 2012. Led by Jane Hart. Free Webinar : Wednesday 3 October, 6.30-7.30 pm BST (GMT+1). Hosted by Jane  Hart.

The Rise and Potential Fall of the Talent Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It should not be a surprise that talent has become the critical competitive asset in our information- and knowledge-based economy.  since 2013. 

Period architecture, majestic views, history of madness

Mind Hacks

It turns out, a 2003 article in The Psychiatrist looked at exactly this in 71 former asylum care hospitals.

Jobs in the Age of Watson

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

like the framework proposed by my fellow panelists Frank Levy and David Autor in two different papers: The Skill Content of Recent Technological Change , published in 2003 by Autor and Levy along with Harvard Professor Richard Murnane ; and How Computerized Work and Globalization Shape Human Skill Demands published in 2005-2006 by Levy and Murnane. 

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Managing Transformative Initiatives - Some Lessons Learned

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Anyone with a browser and an Internet connection was now able to access information and transactions of all sorts.  clear, compelling strategy.

Table for two

Doc Searls

That last link goes to a piece David Weinberger and I wrote in 2003, to as little effect, I suspect, as @Man’s piece had in 1997. access to government information. Access to government and corporate information for oversight purposes. The Web as we know it today was two years old in June 1997, when the page below went up.

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A mental space filled with flowers

Mind Hacks

In 2003 a building housing the Massachusetts Mental Health Center (MMHC) was slated for demolition to make way for updated facilities. And could this memorial be open to the public, not as a speech, or series of informational plaques, but as an experience worthy of they building’s unique story? beautiful and touching piece.

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Learning 2.0 Tetrad Through Marshall McLuhan

Dan Pontefract

simply put – moving from solely formal classroom and eLearning, to formal, informal and social learning concepts). philosophy. Thoughts?

What blogging was

David Weinberger

Some of us had been arguing from the beginning of the Web that the Web was more a social space than a publishing, informational or commercial space — “more” in the sense of what was driving adoption and what was making the Web the dominant shaping force of our culture. We are more comfortable with informal, personal writing.

The University Myth

Harold Jarche

From 1950 to 2003, the ratio of current university undergrads to the general population increased five-fold in Canada. Tags: Informal Learning Learning Work Today, secondary schooling is universally available, and the proportion of 25- to 44-year-olds with university degrees is near 20%. Stay in school, get a degree, get a job, etc.

Reserve a seat for my webinar: In conversation with Harold Jarche

Jane Hart

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the webinar. Reserve your seat for the webinar.

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Understanding and supporting networks – May 5 online event

Nancy White

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. Space is limited. System Requirements.

Why the truth will out but doesn’t sink in

Mind Hacks

Bin Laden used a woman as a human shield and fired at the commando team sent to kill him – at least according to the first reports.

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