The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003
AUGUST 22, 2014
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%
APRIL 16, 2013
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
OCTOBER 15, 2013
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? it students prefer everything? - Let''s do engineering. - so, eg.,
New Technology Supporting Informal Learning
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
APRIL 25, 2009
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
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
Sharing complex knowledge requires trusted professional relationships. Understanding how to do this becomes a key business skill in the network era. “We
Reserve your place for the webinar: Jane Hart in conversation with Jane Bozarth
FEBRUARY 18, 2012
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Coaching Should Be An Expectation Of All Connected Leaders
OCTOBER 8, 2013
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
APRIL 21, 2011
Serendipity is for me a deeply meaningful word. A majority of the worthwhile connections I make these days come from Twitter.
Nailed! How managers develop proficiency
APRIL 18, 2013
Informal Learning and the Transfer of Learning: How Managers Develop Proficiency. 4, Winter 2003) . Informal first! 14, no.
our future of work
FEBRUARY 15, 2015
First I did this as a freelancer, part of a new wave of work-from-home, globally-connected knowledge workers, beginning in 2003.
Open Innovation 2.0
MARCH 27, 2017
I recently read Twelve Principles for Open Innovation 2.0 , an article published last year in Nature by Martin Curley. Closed Innovation.
MAY 16, 2013
Jobs in manufacturing, information processing, or other types of routine work are quickly disappearing. Today it is less than 10%.
70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend
MAY 5, 2015
In 2003 the UK Department of Education and Training defined it as “ learning which combines online and face-to-face approaches ”. itashare
Power of informal learning in developing managers
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
OCTOBER 20, 2009
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. 4, Winter 2003. If you’re still relying on formal training to develop managers, you might want to give this one a read.
Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
APRIL 30, 2015
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). & Seaman, J.
Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
By their very nature informal and social learning is embedded in the daily workflow. ADDIE (or some other instructional design approach) ruled.
Disruptive Innovation Revisited
JULY 9, 2014
The New Yorker described the article as “Rethinking the innovation craze.” D]isruption is occurring with increasing frequency in the business world.
Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?
MAY 17, 2016
This has been a particular issue with information technologies in general, including the Internet and AI. Clarke.
70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent
JANUARY 20, 2015
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.
Pirates Play Databall, Purge Postseason Drought
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
You have to get involved in the information. The Pittsburgh Pirates are in baseball’s playoffs for the first time since 1992. ’ ”.
What is the theory that underpins our moocs?
JUNE 3, 2012
Integrative and holistic knowledge approaches, distributed across global networks (for example, how the virus that causes SARS in 2003 was identified).
Reserve your seat for my webinar with Jay Cross
MAY 8, 2012
A champion of informal learning and systems thinking, He was the first person to use the term eLearning on the web. pm GMT, 13.30-14.30 am PT.
British Psy Ops in Afghanistan
OCTOBER 27, 2012
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?
Lean Principles in the Digital Economy
AUGUST 6, 2014
Customers are taking advantage of all the information they can now access to search for the best possible values.
Bader A. Alsaleh - September 17, Riyadh - Summary Notes
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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
MAY 23, 2013
The article appeared in the May 2003 issue of the Harvard Business Review , where Carr was then an editor-at-large. How quickly time passes.
A personal learning journey
AUGUST 2, 2010
I 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. I will continue to explore better ways to manage information, encourage reflection and share what we are learning.
I need some help
JANUARY 27, 2012
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? I have benefitted enormously from open learning.
Social Media for Professional Development: Workshop and Webinar
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
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Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy
JANUARY 27, 2015
In 2003, David Autor , Frank Levy and Richard Murnane developed a framework for looking at the impact of technology on various classes of jobs.
Period architecture, majestic views, history of madness
AUGUST 25, 2013
It turns out, a 2003 article in The Psychiatrist looked at exactly this in 71 former asylum care hospitals.
The Rise and Potential Fall of the Talent Economy
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
It should not be a surprise that talent has become the critical competitive asset in our information- and knowledge-based economy. since 2013.
Jobs in the Age of Watson
NOVEMBER 26, 2011
Human work tasks can be viewed along two dimensions: whether they are cognitive or manual; and whether they are routine or nonroutine, resulting in a 2 X 2 matrix: Routine, cognitive tasks are those human information-based activities that can be well described by a set of rules. The Watson Challenge was an exhibition Jeopardy!
Managing Transformative Initiatives - Some Lessons Learned
APRIL 28, 2015
In their 2003 bestseller The Innovator's Solution , Clay Christensen and Michael Raynor observed: . “A A clear, compelling strategy.
Table for two
JULY 13, 2012
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.
A mental space filled with flowers
MARCH 14, 2012
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? A beautiful and touching piece.
What blogging was
JANUARY 8, 2014
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.
Learning 2.0 Tetrad Through Marshall McLuhan
AUGUST 30, 2009
simply put – moving from solely formal classroom and eLearning, to formal, informal and social learning concepts). philosophy. Thoughts?
The University Myth
DECEMBER 14, 2009
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
MARCH 6, 2012
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