Innovation is a network activity
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
If your number of minds working on the problem gets small enough, you can actually begin to lose information. What about an entire society?
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.
Activate your knowledge
APRIL 17, 2013
PKM is much more than processing information. Activation of knowledge happens in the context of tasks and so the cycle continues.
Informal Learning Research Report
AUGUST 13, 2014
The main informal learning activities […]. Social learning
Activating Latent Knowledge Capacity
JULY 5, 2014
Historically, society has created knowledge institutions that mirror what is done with information in a particular era – see McNeely & Wolverton. In this line of reasoning, we can best understand the future of education by understanding what is being done with information today. We aren’t connecting. Latent Capacity.
Information: What am I missing?
MAY 30, 2011
What can we do now with information that we could not do in the past? I’ve abused Kauffman’s concept of the adjacent possible by applying it to the new opportunities, untapped potential, and levels of complexity, that arise with the development of something new. What can we do with information that I’ve overlooked?
AUGUST 11, 2010
In my Seek>Sense><Share model, seeking and annotating information is important but cannot stand on its own.
Types and proportions of learning activities?
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
And largely unnecessary if people can look it up, e.g. the information is in the world (or can be). I’ve been on quite the roll of late, calling out some bad practices and calling for learning science. What does that mean? Let’s break it down. Other than that, put it in the world, not the head. Two types, in a simple framework.
Can Facebook-informed algorithms know you better than your mother?
JANUARY 13, 2015
The post Can Facebook-informed algorithms know you better than your mother? Click on the image below to view the segment.
AUGUST 12, 2014
A while ago, I argued for an activity-based curriculum. The point was to rebel against the usual content-based curriculum, and push us to more meaningful learning. And, of late, I’ve had a chance to reexamine both the curriculum ideas, and the pedagogical implications. design
Spike activity 20-11-2015
NOVEMBER 21, 2015
BoingBoing covers a fascinating game where you play a blind girl and the game world is dynamically constructed through other senses and memory and shifts with new sensory information. Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Wired has a good brief piece on the history of biodigital brain implants. Don’t miss the video.
Patent Activity and the State of US Innovation
FEBRUARY 27, 2013
This is a timely report given recent concerns that the US might be losing its innovation edge. But, Has the Ideas Machine Broken Down? history.”.
5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload
MAY 4, 2011
I heart Activity Streams. Now, I do realise that Activity Streams is no perfect world out there. Information Overload? live them.
Beyond GDP - Measuring Value in a Service-oriented, Information-based, Digital Economy
APRIL 3, 2013
Most measures of economic performance used by government officials to inform their policies and decisions are based on GDP figures.
Information, Money and Related Subjects
JANUARY 26, 2012
Money is continuing its centuries old transformation from being embodied in objects with intrinsic value, like gold and silver, to being nothing more than information in the digital wallets of our mobile devices as well as in our digital accounts someplace out there in the cloud. Today. we are happy with money we cannot even see.
How to evaluate social and informal learning
MARCH 8, 2011
Social network analysis provides another level of sophistication in analyzing network activity. You learn the job by doing the job.
Social networked learning in complex information environments
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
The slides from my presentation are below: Social Networked Learning
The Information Diet: Not Just A Book, A Movement For Conscious Consumption of Information
JANUARY 23, 2012
The problem of “information overload” is nothing new and has been around for centuries. All you have to do read Ann M. 4-5: Email.
An example of informal learning from Europe
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
JANUARY 26, 2010
Harm told me about his team’s experience with informal learning in an engagement with Sara Lee. Informal: - Experiences on the job.
Why Data Informed VS Data Driven?
FEBRUARY 21, 2013
One of the questions I was asked, ”Why Data Informed? ” Being data-informed is something very different from a data-driven culture.
Allen Tough, informal learning pioneer
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
DECEMBER 21, 2009
And the other 80% was informal. Tags: Informal Learning innovation February 19, 1999. It seems to happen in all demographic groups.
learn like a gamer
FEBRUARY 14, 2016
By not being active learners we lose the agility to react quickly to changing situations. Informal Learning WorkOperating systems change.
2011-03-19 Spike activity
MARCH 19, 2011
The New York Times has a brief but informative piece on the biological basis of left-handedness. The colour of depression. Linkage
strategic transformation of workplace learning
MARCH 7, 2016
Learning is mostly social and often informal. Studies show that informal learning accounts for between 70% and 95% of workplace learning.
JANUARY 13, 2009
You need information radar that continuously scans for new, quality information that you should be aware of. Aggregator Blogs.
From Passive to Active Learners - Consumers to Creators
JANUARY 3, 2011
If you really want to work your brain, your learning should be active and not passive. Fifteen-year-old U.S. The pot needs to be stirred.
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. Why is this necessary? 2007).
Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 15, 2013
then - and only then - do I look at the resouces Supporting scaaffolding - get them to explain why they deisgned they activity they did - and what learning opportunity this affords - how can students evaluate their learning from the activity? - how will the activity impact on their reality - how does it help them see their world differently?
Getting Pragmatic About Informal
JUNE 5, 2012
In my post on reconciling informal and informal, I suggested that there are practical things L&D groups can do about informal learning. I’ve detected a fair bit of concern amongst L&D folks that this threatens their jobs, and I think that’s misplaced. share best practices. foster discussion. design social
2013-12-20 Spike activity
DECEMBER 22, 2013
Honestly. It’s like humanity is attached to a big angry dog and someone keeps yanking the chain. Excellent piece from the Simons Foundation.
Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning
JULY 1, 2012
You can find more of the resources I enjoyed during the month in my 2012 Reading List.). 1 – Informal Learning. ” 4 - Change.
“you simply can’t train people to be social!”
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
These individual activities are not a single skill-set that can be trained in a classroom. Constant analysis of activity data.
Informal Learning 2.0
APRIL 8, 2009
said our theme is improving performance with “natural/informal/web 2.0/connected/social learning. Informal Learning 2.0.
Social and Informal Learning : Pt 3 of the Four Greatest Challenges Series
MARCH 12, 2014
In some ways, social and informal learning can almost be seen like that. If you want learning to explode all over your organisation and not just occur on courses you happen to have organised, then, the key to success, is harnessing social and informal learning, and making it more efficient, more conscious, and more effective.
sense-making with social media
MARCH 22, 2016
Informal Learning“Tweeting during a conference helps me consolidate my thoughts and capture key insights. Generation. Elaboration.
Building institutional memory, one story at a time
JULY 17, 2013
Communities Informal Learning NetworkedLearning PKM Or is it both? Each institution has to define this for itself.
[2b2k][liveblog] Wayne Wiegand: Libraries beyond information
AUGUST 2, 2015
Omitting key information. For most of its history, library info science discourse has focused on what was “useful knowledge” in the 19th century, “best books” in the 20th century, or what we now call “information.” NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Paraphrasing badly.
Experience, Exposure, Education
SEPTEMBER 8, 2013
Charles describes workplace learning as based on four key activities: Exposure to new and rich experiences. 70%: Experience. 20%: Exposure.
50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10
APRIL 6, 2013
It organizes itself, buzzes with activity and produces honey for the markets. 702010 Informal Learning Management Innovation Meta-Learning
Learning in the workplace
MAY 14, 2012
Notice that these are all informal. Informal LearningJane Hart asked readers “ how regularly are you “learning” in the workplace?