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Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. So as you read this, keep in mind that Stephen was primarily talking about technology that can support a Formal Learning Event that heavily leverages Informal / Social Learning as it's primary mechanism. eLearning Technology.

A personal learning journey

Harold Jarche

In the late 1990’s knowledge management was part of our solution suite at the Centre for Learning Technologies ( CLT via The Wayback Machine). The Centre for Learning Technologies is an applied research, consulting and resource centre for the use of new media in learning, knowledge management, and workplace performance support.

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 combined learning materials, activities and interaction, and assessments. In xMOOCs, adaptive learning technology supports instruction.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Posted on December 23rd, 2007 by Harold Jarche It looks like social media (wikis, blogs & social networking) are going the way of e-learning and knowledge management (KM). When e-learning and KM first came out, it was difficult to market your services without expensive campaigns. " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. technology ?

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Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

Thanks to the web, learners are becoming better informed, smarter, and more demanding of qualities missing from most education and training organizations. Thesis #1: Learning is conversation. Stock & Flow If learning is conversation, then online conversations are the essential component of online learning. Jarche, H.

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Informal, Social, Wirearchical Business

Harold Jarche

Our motto is that “six heads are better than one&# at the Internet Time Alliance , and I have the pleasure of working with and learning from a great collaborative team, spread across eight time zones. 1. If we’re working in L&D [learning & development] strong trust relationships with senior leaders and middle managers are vital.

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

He argues that MOOCs represent the resurgence of community-based learning and will describe how distance education institutions will share MOOCs with each other and will supplement online interaction with community-based resources and services. slide 9 – language] It is, indeed, like the learning of a language. What is a MOOC?

Harold Jarche » Free-agents and natural enterprises are better value

Harold Jarche

" —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. link] ConstellationW hjarche: Want to change education? Canada

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Harold Jarche » Need for collaboration continues to grow

Harold Jarche

The need for online collaboration and the integration of work and learning will continue as long as we have the Internet. The aim is to help online community managers learn and practice their role. " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. link] ConstellationW hjarche: Want to change education? collaboration projects, I see growth. Canada

Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Harold Jarche

Also, blogs are not limited by print space, so articles can be much longer than print media offers and most have hyperlinks to more information.

Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Harold Jarche

Also, blogs are not limited by print space, so articles can be much longer than print media offers and most have hyperlinks to more information.

Harold Jarche » Proficiency-based training

Harold Jarche

Learning how to fly an aircraft is an expensive endeavour and each flight costs several thousand dollars. At the end of certain lessons, students had to have achieved mastery of specific skills, such as hovering or completing a circuit. For learning professionals, it is important to design tests that can validate competency.

Harold Jarche » Wake up and smell the coffee

Harold Jarche

L&D [learning & development] came out on top at 38%. successful course is where you learned perhaps 10% of what was covered.

Notes from Tallinn

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Notes from the April 11 talks at the Learning in a Digital Age Conference in Tallinn, Estonia. touch tools - intuitive interface - natural gesture - connected to learning network - learning is changing - Alec Couros slides - consume, remix, organize, share - sixth - wikipedia is untrustworthy - can you trust what you read online?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Catch Up Post: Virtual Worlds Saving Lives, Experience Design and an RFI for an MMO for NASA (acronym attack!)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Arrgghh!!! Is Pedagogy Getting in the Way of Learning?

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Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As for e-learning, 2008 was a year in which very little actually occurred(even in gaming, the headline reads Old Standby Back On Top ). Ultimately, time is one of our most valuable resources, and I am hopeful that in 2008 it will be easier to learn, as well as to create and locate high-quality learning content. Richard E. tools.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

served this year as one of the co-chairs for the e-learning track at ASTD. Prior knowledge = context Do visuals improve learning?