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Notes from 2006

Harold Jarche

Tweet 2006. reviewed my notes from 2004 as well as notes from 2005 last January, so now it’s time to review my half-baked ideas from 2006.

Things You Really Need to Learn

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Guy Kawasaki last week wrote an item describing 'ten things you should learn this school year' in which readers were advised to learn how to write five sentence emails, create powerpoint slides, and survive boring meetings. It was, to my view, advice on how to be a business toady. But what should you learn? Here, then, is my list. Glass breaks.

How to Write Articles and Essays Quickly and Expertly

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Introduction: Four Types of Discursive Writing From time to time people express amazement at how I can get so much done. I, of course, aware of the many hours I have idled away doing nothing, demur. It feels like nothing special; I don't work harder, really, than most people. Part of it is tenacity. This article describes that strategy. And so on.

The Increased Work of Dyslexia

Eide Neurolearning

The study (Oct 2006 J Neurosciecne) isn't yet fully online, but the abstract and figure (below) can be seen. Eide Neurolearning Blog

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Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Summary

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Note: I'm posting this as an example of a rigorous examination and deconstruction of an academic paper. these are my notes on Kirschner, Sweller and Clark's paper Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work: An Analysis of the Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching.

Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog

Tony Karrer

Updates recent studies show additional reasons: Blogging and Social Networking Boosts Your Social Life. Blogging -- It's Good for You. has been fantastic and it's great to see such a wide variety of thoughts on the subject. Even those who were pretty adamant quickly qualified their answer so that it was really a "maybe." Sheesh. Stephen Downes) 7.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

John Hagel

Read More] Tracked on April 14, 2006 at 07:26 AM Comments John I have been an avid follower of your writings and those of John Seely Brown.

Harold Jarche » Training: A Solution Looking for a Problem

Harold Jarche

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Economics of Attention

John Hagel

Read More] Tracked on December 07, 2006 at 01:06 AM » Attention. Cheers, Rajan Posted by: Rajan | December 18, 2006 at 10:15 AM Wow.

PLE Diagram

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Another attempt - this time using Gliffy - to illustrate my own thinking about what a PLE should entail.

Harold Jarche » Aliant connection speed – the saga continues

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Harold Jarche » Getting to Maybe – Review

Harold Jarche

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Can We Please Kill This Meme Now

Steven Berlin Johnson

May 11, 2006 in Web | Permalink Comments I'm with ya Steven. Posted by: Eric | May 11, 2006 at 09:57 AM So glad to know I'm not the only who feels this way. Posted by: Sameer Vasta | May 11, 2006 at 10:21 AM No, we can't kill it -- I plan to write a book on it. Posted by: Nick S | May 11, 2006 at 10:54 PM UMMMM.

Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids

Tony Karrer

Just when you've made the transition from the prior generation of CBT authoring tools (e.g., Authorware , Toolbook ) to the new generation of WBT authoring tools (e.g., Captivate , Lectora ), it looks like things are slowly shifting again. In my mind, "courseware" is interactive (to some level) instruction run asynchronously. It is asynchronous.

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Harold Jarche » To be, or not to be a Net Radio Host

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Unbundling and Rebundling

John Hagel

Maloney | July 05, 2006 at 04:25 PM Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview. Dont Count On It.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Doc Searls and The Intention Economy

John Hagel

" Steve Posted by: Steve Hoffman | March 13, 2006 at 06:08 AM I have just found your blog after Etienne Wenger gave me one of your books.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Disney, Pixar and Jobs

John Hagel

Posted by: Arnie McKinnis | March 27, 2006 at 03:33 PM A good analysis. Posted by: David | February 06, 2006 at 01:43 PM Excellent analysis.

The Blessings and the Burdens of High IQ

Eide Neurolearning

The paper showing the different brain developmental course for kids and teens is now available online free at the first link below.

Learnlets » December’s BIG Question(s)

Clark Quinn

Harold Jarche » Jury Duty 2006

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Web 3.0 - eLearning 3.0?

Tony Karrer

First let me apologize for talking about Web 3.0 and eLearning 3.0 when we don't really understand much less have digested eLearning 2.0, but there's so much buzz, I can't help myself. Will Thalheimer posted about Web 3.0 and Learning where he is discussing what is being called Web 3.0. In particular he cites a recent NY Times article. But Web 3.0

Knowledge Management Core Issues

Tony Karrer

Great post by Denham Grey - Perennial KM issues that are very similar to the core problems that we deal with in eLearning: How to speed learning, increase awareness and share experiences. With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate imperative. practices ? Great stuff Denham

That Group Feeling

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I still remember Vacation Bible School , at the Christian Reformed Church. I’d take an almost two hour bus ride each way, winding my way through the farm towns east of Ottawa until we arrived at the church on Russell Road. The lessons and the songs were OK, but the best was reserved for the noonhour. It wasn’t a big deal at the time, really.

Is Gagne Relevant for eLearning Courseware Design?

Tony Karrer

There's an interesting discussion sparked by Donald Clark's - Gagne's Nine Dull Commandments. Stating the objective Now bore the learner stupid with a list of learning objectives (really trainerspeak). Give the plot away and remind them of how really boring this course is going to be. Presenting the stimulus Is this a behaviourist I see before me?

Outside Security

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I'm sitting in Bloemfontein Airport (Vodacom, not WiFi) chatting on ICQ, and the whole thing with Heathrow Airport has com e up again. And it occurred to me, I had better write. Because they will say "nobody could have seen this coming." mean, look at Heathrow. It is not, of course. Because they were set up, by us, to protect us.

Summary of The Metadata Enigma

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is a summary of The metadata enigma , by Ganesan Shankaranarayanan and Adir Even. Metadata is thought of as a system's data dictionary, capturing definitions of data entities and the relationships among them. But it is much more than this. It is a complex description of data. Various products exist to support metadata.

Elves, Measuring Results and Informal Learning

Tony Karrer

Brent and I have been having a nice blog discussion. Our previous posts discuss what should be measured: Intermediate Factors in Learning , Intermediate Factors - Impact Many Measure One. And we finally seem to be agreeing with one exception. How do I know it works? How do I know what it's limitations might be? It tells us about the system.

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 Approaches Course Description: The purpose of this course is to give you an opportunity to learn about collaborative learning by participating in collaborative learning. approaches. Note: all quotes below are from participants.)

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

Bob Sutton

   I am pleased to announce that, for 2006, they picked the book that Jeff Pfeffer and I wrote about evidence-management.    Here is what they said: 2006 Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense: Profiting from Evidence-Based Management , by Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Bob Sutton. Search. Again?

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OLDaily - January 5, 2006

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Stephen Downes , Website Down , Stephen's Web January 5, 2007 The downes.ca website is currently unavailable as my new host withered and died under the traffic (they are currently incommunicado, adding to the frustration). I am working behind the scenes to get things going again. don't know why, though) so you can just click and read. Cooperation.

Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Readings

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2006). 2006) pedagogy rather similar in some respects to the “interactive engagement” methods shown to be relatively effective by physics education researchers, as can be seen from the Kirschner et al. 2006) present in their article, constructivism remains the dominant position of curriculum departments in colleges of education.

Learnlets » iPod Uni

Clark Quinn

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

Cheers, Posted by: Sergiu | December 05, 2006 at 11:40 AM How are social networks used in recruitment? Dont Count On It. Identity creation.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

Cheers, Posted by: Sergiu | December 05, 2006 at 11:40 AM How are social networks used in recruitment? Dont Count On It. Identity creation.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: An Unusual Meeting

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Posted by: len | November 26, 2006 at 06:46 AM Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview. Try programming.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Innovation and the Competition for Talent in China and India

John Hagel

Read More] Tracked on August 10, 2006 at 03:27 PM Comments Realistic analysis and useful quotes. Dont Count On It. Please try again.

2006 and 2007 - Dump Microsoft Now and Best Posts of 2006

Tony Karrer

Doug Belshaw post of his "20 top blog posts of 2006" Doug's perspective is a bit different than mine, but the list was interesting to see. I'm curious what people in eLearning felt were the top posts of 2006? Stephen Downes provided a list of year-end wrap-ups that had several interesting posts. Wow - dump your Microsoft stock now!

Boxee : Internet TV :: Flickr : Digital Photos (circa 2006)

Adaptive Path

I’m neck-deep on a project looking at the future of media. Of the many threads to pursue is just what is going on with television — TV on your PC, web on your TV, television content across three (or is it now four?) screens, etc. Frankly, the landscape is a bit of a mess. Into that confusion sauntered Flickr.

Hierarchies losing and networks gaining

Harold Jarche

Tweet. Hierarchies losing and networks gaining in a world of hyperconnectivity. complexity