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Social as a Weapon of Class Destruction

Dan Pontefract

In society (and in our organizations) there remains both a visible and at times invisible ranking system of class. It doesn’t.

Class 107

The next middle class

Harold Jarche

They used to live off the trickle down effects of the old system, and like the middle class at large, they are precious.

Class 71

#C2Xmas Day 7 – Chef2Chef Online Cooking Class

Jane Hart

CHEF2CHEF ONLINE COOKING CLASS. Day 7 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here . Written by professional chefs, each lesson features up-to-date culinary tips and advice, not to mention tasty recipes. Topics include basic cooking techniques, seafood, meat and vegetable preparation, wine, and more. To get started, choose a culinary topic.

Class 13

My Organizational Behavior Class: The Current Iteration

Bob Sutton

The first time I taught an introductory organizational behavior class was in 1980 or 1981.  I had no teaching experience (except for one guest lecture I had given to a large undergrad class -- it was terrible; harried and dull).  But the heart of the class happens live -- the platform jsut makes things easier.  It

Class 19

Dear Mister Dylan Benson, you are the Definition of Class

Dan Pontefract

Dear Dylan (aka Mister Benson), You are the definition of class. But you are the definition of class. You are the definition of class.

Class 27

Pencil as Power Tool | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Pencil as Power Tool A few years ago, I took a five-day drawing class in New York City that changed my life. Dan Pink. Contact. About Dan.

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Berkman Fellows Class

David Weinberger

This year, we’re trying an experiment: We’re treating Fellows Hour as a class, led by Fellows, on some aspect of their research that fits under the rubric of “Net Exceptionalism.&# Every week, the Berkman Fellows who are in town meet for an hour to talk about whatever. We’re blogging the sessions. Ethan Z.

11 Books Every Leader Should Read - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Now that Stanford is on break and my classes are over, I have been taking a little time for reflection.    I have been using this in class at Stanford for over 20 years, and I have had dozens of students say to me years later "I don't remember much else about the class, but I still use and think about that Cialdini book."

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[aspen] Robert Putnam on the growing class gap

David Weinberger

We’ve also become a more class-segregated society, even as we’ve become less segregated by race and religion. Class segregation is increasing by residence, education, organization, and marriage; i.e., it’s less likely you’ll marry outside of your class. I’m saying class matters a whole lot more.

Groups vs Networks: The Class Struggle Continues

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A class act is kind of a group. Can we even think of classes without at the same time thinking about the attributes of groups? Right?

Local Lectures vs. First Class Lectures

Tony Karrer

This is a topic that I've been wondering about for a while and Donald Clark hits on it in his post : Professor Lewin - "It sounds arrogant, I know, but it's better to see a first class lecture on video than a mediocre one in the flesh." Use the FREE stuff because it's better. This is a simple solution to a massive problem.

Harvard Extension Class in Second Life

Tony Karrer

Found this on Joho the Blog - but you almost have to go visit the class description just to see that - yeah that's Harvard Law and yep, they are using Second Life for real

The class of 77%

Mind Hacks

A study just published in the British Journal of Psychiatry has found that only 23% of the population are without symptoms of personality disorder.

How long does it take to learn a language?

Jane Hart

Well it depends on a lot of factors, but if you are an English speaker, this infographic (from Voxy) shows the easiest and most difficult languages to pick up and the number of weeks and class hours to do so (according to data from the Foreign Service Institute of the US Dept of State). Of course, […]. Social learning

Class 76

A Shared Letter to Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly

Dan Pontefract

We’ve done so through creativity, innovation and hard work. book poetry creators

Class 78

Harold Jarche » T&D Learning in 2020

Harold Jarche

" —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. link] ConstellationW hjarche: Want to change education? Canada


Make Work More Human

Harold Jarche

2013: The Incredibly Shrinking American Middle Class – Bill Moyers. 2013: RIP: The Middle Class – Salon. We were lucky.

Class 110

The Flipped (or Social) Webinar

Jane Hart

Social learning

Class 109

network era economic shift

Harold Jarche

This is the decline of the industrial order & the working class (& related stable institutions) & the rise of the new post-industrial one.

Internet Time Blog » Future of the university

Jay Cross

Internet Time Blog » More Kindling

Jay Cross

First class in the mile high therapy club

Mind Hacks

Vanity Fair has a great article that charts the very early days of LSD. Before the drug became a symbol of hippy psychedelia, it was used by a select group of psychiatrists to facilitate 'LSD psychotherapy' and became popular among the Hollywood set of the 1950s. LSD reveals a world which seems rich with hidden personal meaning. The Open brain.

Here’s A Google Perk Any Company Can Imitate: Employee-To-Employee Learning

Jay Cross

Google taps its own ranks to teach valuable career-building classes as well as extracurriculars like kickboxing and social skills for engineers.

Class 19

Trump Presidency Lesson Plan

Dan Pontefract

3) Ask open ended questions with the class. 2) Select several groups to share their results with the rest of the class. Expectation(s).

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"Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns" (Forbes)

Mark Oehlert

I'm good with that, in fact right on! You bet.

Last days of the world’s fastest ocean liner

Jay Cross

Right before departure, a general officer decided to fly instead of sail, and we were upgraded to First Class. We were to travel on the S.S.

Class 90

Snow-fuelled neurophilosophy

Mind Hacks

Pete Mandik is a professor of philosophy and was due to give a class on neurophilosophy before his class got snowed out. Theory

Class 29

The promise and challenges of Benioff's social enterprise vision

Dion Hinchcliffe

The messaging is certainly world class and the slew of announcements this week will address many of the shortcomings or features gaps in its social software product line. Salesforce’s Marc Benioff continued his now-epic stream of social business thought leadership at this week’s Dreamforce 2011 in San Francisco.

leadership is a continuous duty

Harold Jarche

On arriving at the airport he was surprised to find that his boss had taken the extra effort to downgrade the airfare to economy class.

Class 69

Reflecting on reflection

Harold Jarche

This mirrors our children as they rush from class to unrelated class, focusing on nothing for more than one hour. Not much.

Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Educational Resources - you want your use of the internet to be of practical value, and typically that means finding a quick and easy way to find resources for your classes. These tools *may* be accessible by students, in classes that have good technology integration, but the greatest value will be to help the teacher stay organized.

Value polarization and transcending job commoditization: Expertise, Relationships, Innovation

Ross Dawson

As I often say, in a connected world, unless your skills are world-class, you are a commodity. The three domains are: EXPERTISE. RELATIONSHIPS.

Thoughts on Education in the 21st Century Organization

Kevin Wheeler

Teacher led classes are common and leadership development hasn’t changed much since the 80s. Old ways die hard. Corporations hang on to the actions that made them successful decades in the past, and seem powerless to change and adapt to changing environments and needs. Corporate education is often the last to change. Send to Facebook.

gaining insight through social and informal learning

Harold Jarche

This is learning while working, not heading off on a course or attending a class. It interfered with insights.” ” — Gary Klein.

Google course finale — a certificate!

Jay Cross

Mid-class assessment score: 90% Post-class assessment score: 74% You can print out the attached certificate and hang it on your wall.

Class 10

What Should The Title Of My Next Book Be?

Dan Pontefract

Or, how about commenting on the draft title I came up with: WORKING CLASS: The Leaders Path to Profit with Purpose. again). Career. Purpose.

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

Classes, courses and curricula – structured learning events – don’t provide all the tools in the toolkit. Most people get it.

MOOCs = Skinner’s Box 2.0?

Jay Cross

Last year his class ran under his experimental class operating system in stealth mode. Learning is experiential and self-directed.

Class 55

What do the 24 #C2Xmas resources tell us about how to design modern content and learning experiences?

Jane Hart

Chef2Chef Online Cooking Class – simple text and graphics often suffice – content doesn’t have to be all-singing, all-dancing! In my Countdown to Xmas, I offered a series of 24 daily posts in the form of a different learning resource. The Blood Typing Game – an interactive simulation might be just the ticket.

Flipping Corporate Learning

Jay Cross

Students watch the videos before coming to class. Workers could attend virtual classes without leaving the workplace. Flipping Stanford.