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Things You Really Need to Learn

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

When preparing to jump across a gap, for example, you may visualize yourself landing on the other side. If, for example, you are looking at a 5 meter gap, you should be asking, "How many times have I successfully jumped 5 meters? Things fall, for example. For example, when your boss says something to you, apply the same test.

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. Thus, constructivism does not lead to a prescriptive instructional design theory. when worked examples themselves produce a heaviy cognitive load 2. Bruner, 1961; Papert, 1980; Steffe& Gale,1995).

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Mastering New Marketing Practices

John Hagel

First, find some ways to demonstrate impact through focused initiatives designed to demonstrate the power of new marketing approaches.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

John Hagel

Virtually all of the examples he cites of management innovation are confined to innovation in management processes within the enterprise.

Is Gagne Relevant for eLearning Courseware Design?

Tony Karrer

an instructional ladder that leads straight to Dullsville His examples unfortunately hit a little too close to the mark for many of the courses that are built out there: 1 Gaining attention Normally an over long Flash animation or corporate intro, rarely an engaging interactive event. Let's take his example: Sexual Harassment Training.

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

This course is designed to teach how to design and build collaborative learning experiences using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 My only problem was that I didn't really have a way to change the class design significantly based on the result and I should have. approaches. Summary This has been a great learning experience for me.

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

Bob Sutton

Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Search.

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Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Readings

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Note: I'm posting this as an example of the reading I have done while reviewing an academic paper. 2006). Direct instruction involving considerable guidance, including examples, resulted in vastly more learning than discovery. Worked-out example principle. However, the required design is a difficult task for students (Se?re?

Great Example of Group Collaboration - e-Book: E-learning Concepts and Techniques

Tony Karrer

It was a project-based assignment for the online class, E-Learning Concepts and Techniques Spring 2006. As an example - look at the section on Instructional Design Models. I found this via Eric Tremblay - e-Learning Acupuncture: Q: Does group collaboration online work? Quite well done. link to the assignment. Great stuff

Learning Design in a Nut Shell

Tony Karrer

I've recently updated my mental model of how I go about Learning Design, so I thought I'd share. It would be a completely different picture.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

These ought to be two sides of the same coin but, in practice, design of social networking sites can favor one side over the other. Commentary.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

These ought to be two sides of the same coin but, in practice, design of social networking sites can favor one side over the other. Commentary.

Significant Work Needed to Help Instructional Designers

Tony Karrer

There's little practical advice that can assist Instructional Designers in what the evolved forms really are. Would you ask a builder to skip the design step for a building? The models listed in this month's Big Question were designed for a type of training that was relevant for the needs of an environment different from today's.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Experimenting with Virtual Worlds in the Real Marketplace

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The public interview we were conducting in CNETs virtual offices and auditorium is an excellent example of such an experiment. Please try again.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: No Spike Is An Island

John Hagel

It turns out that Warsaw, Indiana with a population of 12,500, has become a center for the design and manufacture of orthopedic devices.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: BenQ and Siemens - Western Envy

John Hagel

It operates as a contract manufacturer making, and in many cases designing, consumer electronics products for other companies. Dont Count On It.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Skills for the 21st Century - Engineering Systems Solutions to Real World Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They have all pretty much concluded that a technical education must be more diverse, broad and forward-looking than in the past. Learn by doing.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Offshoring and Healthcare

John Hagel

subscription required) which appeared in the March/April 2006 issue of Foreign Affairs. Posted by: neelakantan | October 23, 2006 at 10:10 PM 1.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Learning without Barriers

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In an article in the NYT Dec. 3 Mr. Wladawsky-Berger raises the need to train technical people to design as example, a hospital management system.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Creation Nets

John Hagel

Rich discussions of open source software initiatives, for example, tend to restrict their scope to that one domain of collaboration. Thanks.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Misconceptions About China

John Hagel

Andrew Browne’s article on the front page of the Wall Street Journal on September 15, 2006 helps to challenge this misconception. wages.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Langlois and the Vanishing Hand

John Hagel

Personal physicians, personal financial advisors and personal shoppers are all early examples of this kind of focused business.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Joga.com and the Return of Community

John Hagel

and Adidas signed up as official sponsors for the FIFA World Cup 2006. Adidas play as an example of Web 1.0 Dont Count On It. thinking.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Peace and Entrepreneurship

John Hagel

Now, Chris is a media guy so the examples he uses for democratizing distribution generally come from the media business and especially digital media.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?

John Hagel

For commentary on Software 2006 and the Software 2006 Industry Report prepared by McKinsey & Co. Dont Count On It. the GLOBAL SOA?"

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Challenge of Growth

John Hagel

As just one example of the latter, look at what Peter Drucker had to say about economics: "There are no slower learners than economists.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Offshoring - The GE and McKinsey Connection

John Hagel

This is an example where a strength can also become a weakness. Read More] Tracked on March 28, 2006 at 10:22 PM Comments John, Nice post.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Jane Jacobs and Cities

John Hagel

Jacobs is a powerful proponent of spontaneous order in cities and deeply insightful about the interplay between urban design and social interaction.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The Soul of a Business – People, Culture and Brand

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « An Unusual Meeting | Main | Learning without Barriers » November 27, 2006 The Soul of a Business – People, Culture and Brand What is a business? Posted by: Hans Suter | November 27, 2006 at 12:59 AM Culture is a difficult problem. It is empowering, and I think thats much healthier. audience.

Point Solutions vs. Suites and Composition

Tony Karrer

As an example, here's a screen shot of a workflow defined: LAMS allows the specification of a blended learning sequence via a workflow diagram.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Eno and Johnson -- Live, Onstage, Together At Last

Steven Berlin Johnson

November 28, 2006 in Meta | Permalink Comments Steve, For what it is worth, I found your book fascinating. Posted by: Jim Shelton | November 28, 2006 at 12:46 PM Hi Steve, Sadly I can't make Monday - shame that you arrive at the beginning of the absurdly packed xmas activity season. The stalk of the long now, if you will. Thanks!

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Applying "Lean" Thinking to Healthcare Solutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « Experimenting with Virtual Worlds in the Real Marketplace | Main | A Key Trend for 2007 - and Beyond » December 26, 2006 Applying "Lean" Thinking to Healthcare Solutions The second Innovation Lecture Series: Engineering Systems Solutions to Real World Challenges took place on December 14 at MIT.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: The Risk

Steven Berlin Johnson

August 10, 2006 in Politics | Permalink Comments Your "multiple airplane" infrastructure already exists: FedEx, UPS, DHL.I'm going to start shipping my personal items to my hotel a day ahead of time. Posted by: jesstokes | August 10, 2006 at 10:43 AM Funny, I had the same thought while watching the news reports. miles.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Five Things All Sane People Agree On About Blogs And Mainstream Journalism (So Can We Stop Talking About Them Now?)

Steven Berlin Johnson

Professional, edited journalism will have a much higher signal-to-noise ratio than blogging; examples of sloppy, offensive, factually incorrect, or tedious writing will be abundant in the blogosphere. August 01, 2006 in Web | Permalink Comments Yes. Posted by: Jay Rosen | August 01, 2006 at 06:18 PM I agree entirely. Move on.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Universal Remotes Are Universally Useless

Steven Berlin Johnson

June 28, 2006 in Interface | Permalink Comments I have a Kenwood VR-410 receiver, which I purchased in part because of it's remote. Posted by: grahams | June 28, 2006 at 07:33 AM Me throw rocks at teevee. Posted by: Rikard Linde | June 28, 2006 at 02:30 PM SBJ: Use a mirror to point the remote at itself. And draconian EULAs.

Full vs Partial Feeds

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Responding to Dan Lockton : Not all feeds are designed to spread the article-length content of blogs. One of my own feeds , for example, will at first glance resemble a partial feed. On closer examination, my feed turns out to be linking to longer posts from other sites. What needs to be examined is not the practice but the intent.

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The Form of Informal - 2

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

For example: viewed a certain way, a forest is very unstructured. Let's call this the 'teleological fallacy' - the presumption that, where there is order, there must be an organizer, someone who creates and manages, through some process of authority, this order. A 'God' of the training room 'design', if you will. But it is not. Right.

Education Research

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

You could certainly, for example, point to the Direct Instruction & Open Court Fact Sheet , which documents numerous studies supporting Direct Instruction. One tactic is to start calling other theorists names - that's what I see happening in the Engelmann paper , for example. Let's take the RITE studies as an example.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Colbert, The Morning After

Steven Berlin Johnson

June 09, 2006 in Personal | Permalink Comments Oh hey, you were great! June 09, 2006 at 09:00 AM Here is a link to the video: [link] Once you get there, click the picture of Steven, which will open a new window with the embeded video. Posted by: Jacob Anderson | June 09, 2006 at 06:20 PM yeah the young gamers are amazing.

Platform for the Revolution

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

More recently we have seen the activism of the Live 8 concerts and the associated movement designed to eliminate poverty. In Canada, for example, the CCAP (along with numerous other organizations) supports our piublic health care program that protects families from losing their homes and their livlihoods due to illness.