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Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Format.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Execution is the goal.

Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil

Jay Cross

fear that charlatans and dummies are taking informal learning down the same road. An Informal Learning Sequel? The Tragedy of eLearning.

Controversy over Informal Learning

Jay Cross

When the book on informal learning came out, nay-sayers attacked me as some kind of loony. Can informal learning do any worse? Not much.

Informed consent for human sensors

David Weinberger

Friend (CEO at that same outfit) write about a project in which users of a health monitoring app have given informed consent to have their data made available to other researchers. How to get informed consent via an app? The post Informed consent for human sensors appeared first on Joho the Blog

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Reconciling Formal and Informal

Clark Quinn

Now, let’s move on to informal learning, as this is where, to me, we have a conflict. They’re answers, not courses. design social

Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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.

Information: What am I missing?

George Siemens

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?

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The Science of Information-based Predictions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Silver, on the another hand, views information-based predictions, including political forecasting, as a scientific discipline. 

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

One of them is my Flickr account and the other one, of course, is my blog. This blog. Information Mavens. Self-sufficiency. Focus.

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How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, and systems thinking. They are currently refining informal/web 2.0 Interview.

Blog Post: The Seven Ages of Information & Knowledge Management

David Gurteen

However, he has written up an interesting retrospective of two decades of IKM (Information and Knowledge Management) based on a presentation that he gave on the 21st anniversary of the UK networking group NetIKX. By David Gurteen David Skyrme retired some years ago and does not do any formal KM nowadays. You may be interested [link

Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload

Tony Karrer

And that challenge is somewhat hinted at in this month’s big question: Instruction in a Information Snacking Culture? tend to agree with that.

Bigger is Not Necessarily Better in Our Information-Rich Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Travel guides, like Mobil’s , popped up in the 1950s, but for the most part information remained scarce.”  .

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

In my own experience, next to my blog(s), they are the most significant component from the 2.0 Information Overload? without them.

[2b2k] [berkman] Alison Head on how students seek information

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Omitting key information. Project Information Literacy is a research project that reaches across institutions.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

How Micro-Blogging Came To Be. This was the beginning of a new term; micro-blogging. Henry Ford. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing.

Should CEOs Blog?

Luis Suarez

You just can’t afford to go through that and that’s where most of your reluctance to blogging comes from nowadays. Most probably. .

Informal Learning Blog » Inside out

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

It is 12 years since I started this Trends in the Living Networks blog to accompany the launch of my book Living Networks. The original blog was on the book website, but a couple of years later I moved it to this domain, rossdawsonblog.com. So what are some of the things I have learned from 12 years of blogging? Enterprise 2.0

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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.,

That first CEO blog post

Euen Semple

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. Not falsely informal nor nervously official. It''s a slippery slope.

Blogs I follow religiously

Jay Cross

Informal Learning Just Jay Working SmarterAdaptive Path. Andy McAfee. Charles Jennings. Clark Quinn. Dan Pontefract. Dave Gray. Dave Snowden.

This blog is closing…

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

I started this blog when Informal Learning was released, November 10, 2006. Informal learning is more important than ever.

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Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

How Micro-Blogging Came To Be. This was the beginning of a new term; micro-blogging. Henry Ford. Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing.

Challenging the myths surrounding informal learning

Jay Cross

Jane Hart just alerted me to this post on Blackboard Blog, 5 Myths About Informal Learning. hence, there’s no difference in the measurability of formal and informal learning. “a liability” = no risk, no reward. that’s why most learning is informal. this reinforcement makes lessons stick. it’s ageless. Just Jay

Corporate blogging: value versus risks

Ross Dawson

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

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

Erik Anderson, Donor Dreams Blog, shares his tips for being more productive online and offline and the tools he uses. Here’s a summary.

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Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

And that’s exactly the topic of today’s blog post. Seriously. That’s a huge problem. Our problem. Whatever Highly recommended!

Formalized informal learning: a blend we don’t need

Harold Jarche

Two core themes in supporting informal learning are control and trust. Don’t try to formalize informal learning. Tough.

Tweet Kings & Pretty Things (aka Micro-Blogging Habits)

Dan Pontefract

The crux of that argument is whether you believe micro-blogging is an active behavior or whether you treat it as passive oversight. Limayem, M.,

Social and Informal Learning : Pt 3 of the Four Greatest Challenges Series

Nigel Paine

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.

Informal Snake Oil

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

watched vendors hi-jack the term eLearning, and I don’t want to see it happen to social or informal learning. This was ground zero.

Information Radar

Tony Karrer

You need information radar that continuously scans for new, quality information that you should be aware of. Aggregator Blogs.

Blogging and Personal Feelings

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Blogging is therefore to writing what extreme sports are to athletics: more free-form, more accident-prone, less formal, more alive.  It is, in many ways, writing out loud.”. Looking back at the many blogs I have posted, I am reminded of some of the major events of the past seven years. For bloggers, the deadline is always now. 

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New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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).

Getting Pragmatic About Informal

Clark Quinn

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

Informal Learning Blog » What is informal learning?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Camtasia - problem is it destroys the object-base of presented media & symbolic information VCR recording - done in background through projector - you don''t need software on the presentation computer - eg. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? Let''s do engineering. - how does a student''s brain work?

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Harold Jarche » Informal Learning Unworkshop #4

Harold Jarche