Autonomy and Value in Social and Workplace Learning
JANUARY 23, 2015
My colleague Jane Hart recently shared the diagram below on her blog. The principle is that in the new working environment learning is the work.
From Courses to Campaigns : using the 70:20:10 approach
JANUARY 3, 2016
There are many reasons why this objective makes good sense. Secondly, we also know that context is vital for effective learning.
70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose
AUGUST 13, 2016
The original is on the 70-20 Blog site. This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. Bob agreed. Lombardo and Robert W. It does.
Learning in the Collaboration Age
AUGUST 13, 2014
We may not have noticed it at the time, but the world of learning changed in 1990. the rest is history. And for Organisational Learning?
70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent
JANUARY 20, 2015
Recently Tom wrote a series of blogs titled ‘ Ten Things I Believe About Workplace Learning ’. In other words, they’re rocket scientists.
2016 Top Tools for Learning
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Flipboard : allows me to bring news, blog posts and sites of interest together simply. The second resource I turn to each morning after Twitter.
APRIL 1, 2013
If you want to learn more about PKM I’d recommend mining Harold’s blog. In it Donald posited something I’ve been advocating for years.
The Power of Reflection in an Ever-Changing World
JULY 28, 2016
(I wrote the original piece this article is based on for Training Industry Quarterly in Winter, 2012. Of course there are exceptions.
Why the Real Power of eLearning is Social
AUGUST 30, 2011
This post was prompted by a webinar I gave on behalf of Citrix/GoToWebinar on 6th July 2011 and originally posted as a guest post on the Learning Pool blog. I’ve made a few changes to it here. Looking Back eLearning has been with us in one form or another for at least the past 50 years, maybe longer.
Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises
JUNE 18, 2010
I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate.
The #Blimage Challenge
JULY 21, 2015
So what sense and inspiration could I possibly draw from this psychedelic image and make meaningful on a learning blog post? Watch out.
21st Century L&D Skills
AUGUST 8, 2010
My colleague Clark Quinn puts this very well in his blog posting ‘ Future of the Training Department ’. So, what’s changed?
2015 Top Tools for Learning
AUGUST 27, 2015
Flipboard: A tool I couldn’t do without on my iPad. I use Flipboard as my blog and news aggregator. Of course there are other tools I use for learning – Wikipedia (naturally), Blogger (that’s where this blog sits), Audacity for audio work, Google Hangouts, Microsoft Live Writer and others. It’s certainly a tool that works for me.
Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’
JANUARY 3, 2013
Development rather than Training Mike Myatt identifies some of the important challenges around leadership development in a recent HBR blog article.
Down But Not Quite Out: what can we learn from the plights of Learning Tree International and Readers Digest?
AUGUST 22, 2009
Despite moving some activity onto the Internet and getting its journalists blogging the company is still struggling. So it's no surprise really.
The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers
JULY 21, 2009
Last month Tony Karrer wrote an very insightful piece on his eLearning Technology blog about the Business of Learning. It has no other option.
Making Your L&D Department Meaningful & Relevant
JUNE 19, 2009
Everything from podcasting tools, wiki tools, social networking tools, screencasting and conferencing tools, blogging tools and so on. Action 1.
70 years on and still relevant: The Sabre-Toothed Future
MAY 6, 2009
But I thought it a good starting point for a new blog about performance, learning and productivity. This first post is a long one.
What blogging was
JANUARY 8, 2014
At a recent Fellows Hour at the Berkman Center the topic was something like “Whatever happened to blogging?,” ” with the aim of thinking about how Berkman can take better advantage of blogging as a platform for public discussion. They asked me to begin with some reflections on what blogging once was, because I am old.
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
My friend Dave Tebbutt is wondering whether to give up his blog or not. Many of us over the years go through periods of questioning why we blog and if it is worth it. For me the biggest reason to blog is personal. So in fact I am currently making an effort to blog more often. It’s like lobbing pebbles into ponds.
6 Use Cases for Enterprise Micro-Blogging
MARCH 19, 2012
Imagine if she sent out a few micro-blog posts announcing she’s available for in-person fireside chats at the canteen or open gathering area.
Our Three Young Children Blog … Here’s Why
MAY 7, 2013
Why do we encourage (and ultimately allow) three young children who technically aren’t allowed to be on Facebook yet to publicly and openly blog?
The Soothing Effect of Blogging
AUGUST 18, 2014
It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago. Go figure. I doubt it.
Why blogging still matters
MARCH 31, 2013
"?Most of what we inherit is so clearly correct it goes unseen. It fits the world seamlessly. It is the world. But despite its richness and variability, the well-defined world we inherit doesn't quite fit each one of us, individually. And so you make your place in the world by making part of it -- by contributing some new part to the set.
Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool
AUGUST 29, 2011
One of them is my Flickr account and the other one, of course, is my blog. This blog. Well, the answer, right now, as we stand, is No.
The end of blogging’s golden age
DECEMBER 28, 2011
Brian Solis has responded to Jeremy Owyang’s provocative post declaring the end of the golden age of blogging. Here’s the comment I posted on Brian’s site: I think in a sense it’s true that the golden age of blogging is over, but that’s a good thing. And not because of anything bad about blogging.
In the beginning was the blog
JUNE 12, 2012
Chris Brogan, co-author of Trust Agents , has a number of insights on blogging and engaging online. Each of these took a while to write.
“Blogging is just people showing off”
NOVEMBER 14, 2013
This was the reaction someone had to the discussion the other day about the benefits or otherwise of blogging. remember an elderly relative saying “Oh yes blogging, that’s just people expressing their opinion”. Besides blogging is so varied in its manifestations that blanket statements about what it is or is not are nonsense.
Let’s Rename Micro-blogging to Chatting
APRIL 12, 2011
Today, what I take umbrage with is the term micro-blogging. Blogging, for me at least, is an exercise in creative and thoughtful writing.
Back to Blogging
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
So I can get back to all the stuff I’ve neglected in the meantime, including this: blogging. think it was twelve years ago today that I put up the first post on this blog. Writing in WordPress is more complicated, but my favorite blogging tool is still OPML. Alas, one diversion that became essential to deny was blogging.
That first CEO blog post
AUGUST 7, 2013
Your first "hello world" blog post is hard whoever you are - and whoever you think is going to read it. But imagine doing your first blog post as a senior executive. In fact those same people are probably itching to write your first blog post for you. You''ve probably only ever written business documents or emails on your own.
Blog Post: Steve Jobs on "Think Different"
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
This video is from an Apple "Think Different" - Internal Meeting in September 1997 - just 10 weeks or so after he returned to Apple.
Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging
MAY 26, 2015
Friedman’s words came to mind as I was reflecting on the evolution of blogging since I posted my first blog in May of 2005.
Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture
JUNE 4, 2012
How Micro-Blogging Came To Be. This was the beginning of a new term; micro-blogging. Henry Ford. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing.
Litmos Guest Blog Series
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
As I did with Learnnovators , with Litmos I’ve also done a series of posts , in this case a year’s worth. So, we have presentations on: Blending learning. Performance Support. mLearning: Part 1 and Part 2. Advanced Instructional Design. Games and Gamification. Courses in the Ecosystem. L&D and the Bigger Picture. Measurement.
Corporate blogging: value versus risks
AUGUST 31, 2011
Knowledge@Australian School of Business recently published an interesting article on corporate blogging , which drew on an interview with me. It’s certainly not that every company needs to be blogging, far from it. At stake are the inherent risks in blogging and other forms of social media engagement. Enterprise 2.0
How writing a blog can make you a better manager.
AUGUST 13, 2013
You have to mostly work stuff out for yourself - and this is where a blog comes in. Writing a blog can help in the following ways: You notice more. I often think back to my days as a line manager. Working with people in big organisations I am reminded of the fears and frustrations that come with the job. This didn''t happen.
Blogs in Education
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
APRIL 13, 2009
What is a Blog? blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Readers catch up with blogs by starting at the top and reading down until they encounter material they’re already read. Blogs are connected to each other to form what is commonly known as the ‘blogosphere’. Bortree, D.S.,
Blog Post: Do you have listening difficulties?
JANUARY 26, 2016
By David Gurteen We all appreciate the benefits of listening such as listening to ignite other people's thinking But most of us are not that good at it. There are many techniques that we can learn to improve our listening ability such as empathic listening. But maybe it is easier then we think. Let go!
The Best Blog Posts of January 2014
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
Here is my personal pick of the best blog posts in January 2014. Social learning