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Soft skills are foundational competencies

Harold Jarche

The first implication is of course to throw out the idea of having a talent development unit. It will also require the “soft skills” to do media relations or “wiki” relations, interacting daily with a range of customers and outside contributors, as well as collaborating with others in the company.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. Like most valuable skills, knowing they exist is just the door opener. Uh uh.

Network Skills

Tony Karrer

But, I by no means consider myself an expert and find that I spend quite a bit of my time building my network skills so I can do this more effectively. But Nancy came through and posted her follow-up pieces and especially Part 3 and the Online Facilitation Wiki that was a great launch point for me to read a bit more. Meet once a month.

Moodle Course Conversion

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Moodle is an open source course management system with a wide following.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. Like most valuable skills, knowing they exist is just the door opener. Uh uh.

From workplace courses to global conversations

Nancy White

Also From Workplace Courses to Communities (PDF from the Journal) From workplace courses to global conversations Nancy White and Josien Kapma A growing number of people and organizations in various sectors are focusing on communities (of practice) and networks, as a key to improving their performance. So here it is again! Be strategic.

Leading Learning and New Skills

Clark Quinn

Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 How can you apply them to your existing systematic learning system if you don't know what the heck wiki even means? We need to develop our competencies, skills and comfort levels with these new tools. Of course we must use network technologies ourselves. We should!” Web 2.0

New Work and New Work Skills

Clark Quinn

really was all about new work skills - skills we should be learning. Actually, it's also about the fact that there's not really new work as much as there is new work skills. Work Skills Changing Most of us who used to use these things know somewhat know that they really aren't in use anymore. More on this below.

Making collaborative work work

Harold Jarche

Of course, I mean personal or professional blogs, not writing articles just to attract eyeballs and increase advertising revenue.

Course and Courseware Fading - The Future of eLearning

Tony Karrer

Two very good recent posts by Jay Cross and Brent Schlenker discuss the Death of Courses. Courses and Courseware are not really dead and will never die out completely. These will cover things like compliance training, basic skills, math, etc. believe that many courses will begin to include different kinds of interation.

Ensuring knowledge flow through narration

Harold Jarche

What started as forums and wikis quickly evolved into more robust networks and communities. Courses are stock. They embrace the flow.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The series is co-sponsored by MITs Engineering Systems Division and IBM University Relations as part of its Skills for the 21st Century initiative.

Is Your Corporate Culture The Root Cause Of Bad Meetings?

Dan Pontefract

To add salt to the meeting wound, one individual arrived ten minutes late and of course one had to leave early. Nothing new there. Twice over.

From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Also From Workplace Courses to Communities (PDF from the Journal) From workplace courses to global conversations Nancy White and Josien Kapma A growing number of people and organizations in various sectors are focusing on communities (of practice) and networks, as a key to improving their performance. So here it is again! Be strategic.

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

Housed on a wiki, Peeragogy keeps on improving. Since the teacher learns more than the student, let’s all be both teachers and students.

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Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

It’s where work is done and where people hone the skills they need to add value. Training departments have single-shot solutions: courses.

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A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

Wiki pages created – 2455. Wikis. Skills & Projects. Data Points to Date. Groups created – 361. Deployment. Blogs.

Crowdsourcing the Future of eLearning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Or students in one country creating a Math 8 course for all students on Moodle. online classes and institutions might develop local capacity by developing courses and resources for a global audience. Students - allowing students to 'friend' courses on different sites, and share forum messages from similar courses around the world.

14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

Massive Open Online Courses Views & Research – The Conversation. Open Education & Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs).

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Course Redesign We will see increasing efforts at redesigning courses to incorporate both online and face-to-face teaching 2. Rovy F.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

Good Google web search skills make finding things quicker and easier; and this should be a core skill for everyone. 10 -  Wikipedia.

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Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

This takes more than access to social networks, blogs, and wikis. Traditionally, training departments provided workshops and courses.

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Reconciling Formal and Informal

Clark Quinn

Performers know when they’re on deck for a course.   They’re They’re answers, not courses. So here we have a mismatch.

The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Where analytics will be really useful in learning is in the as-yet largely unremarked environment of personal knowledge networks and feedback mechanisms. I say 'unremarked', but of course outside education there is a boom in the quantified self movement (I use RunKeeper myself). The first was the obvious basis in technology. Fair enough.

Future Learning Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

where the wiki would be open and accessible to learners, and employed by learning professionals in support of educational activities. What do you think of the argument that even well-developed online courses are inferior to face to face courses? Almost none of it involves ‘courses’. Google? The question makes no sense.

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this presentation Stephen Downes addresses the question of how massive open online courses (MOOCs) will impact the future of distance education. Most of you will be familiar with the traditional online course, which is based on the presentation of content and information, and based on a clear curriculum which is to be learned.

Free workshop: Facilitating online communities | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Facilitating online communities From WikiEducator Course blog Facilitating Online Communities blog Next course starts 28 July 08. Carolyn’s facilitation session in Second Life Preparing a paper on the first running of this course Mark and Debbie’s meetings Course evaluation Facilitation is a rare and valuable skill to have.

The Standalone LMS is Dead

Dan Pontefract

Those organizations (and frankly public learning institutions) that are clinging to their standalone learning management systems as a way in which to serve up formal ILT course schedules and eLearning are absolutely missing the big picture. Dinosaur. Soviet Union. Saturn Car. Hierarchy. you get the picture). Blow up your LMS.

Sustainability and MOOCs in Historical Perspective

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We're going to talk about the factors that led to the development of the Massive Open Online Course and Connectivism and the new phenomena in learning today. Distance learning therefore required the creation and distribution of learning content, of course packages that would support independent study. It's a new type of skill.

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Luis Suarez

Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis? Really?

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

( version française ) In recent years I have been working on two major concepts:first, the connectivist theory of online learning, which views learning as anetwork process; and second, the massive open online course, or MOOC, which isan instantiation of that process. Today, of course, social networking is ubiquitous. learning 2.0

The Power of Reuse: Wikipedia in Action

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Pete Forsyth, Wiki Strategies (See also his blog post with resources for this panel at [link] ) In the past we''ve been saying that it''s important to the field of OER to improve content. Dan Cook, Wiki Strategies I''m a voracious consumer of Wikipedia. Jeanette: yes, that''s what we want them to do, it''s a great skill to develop.

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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Most workers developed many of their skills by modeling the behavior of co-workers. are the meta-skills today’s learners need to master.

Social Learning – Highlights

Harold Jarche

Courses, with their long development cycle, are inadequate to meet the learning and performance needs of those dealing with complexity. The course is an artifact of a time when information was scarce and connections were few. Those who rely on static knowledge and skills alone will fail.

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Recent mass phenomena: Wikipedia, tagging, blogging, Scratch, massive open online courses and connectivism, citizen science, maker-space Who is creating these? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Our wiki - we put a lot of effort into it, we seeded it, and it did not take off.

Activating Latent Knowledge Capacity

George Siemens

Since we were already in town, Dragan Gasevic and I were invited by edX to give a talk to their staff and member institutions (we are running a course on edX in fall on Data, Analytics, & Learning ). Between flickr, del.icio.us, blogs, RSS readers, and wikis, we were living the distributed, networked, learning dream. approach.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Traditional training departments cannot build courses fast enough to keep up with the speed of change. Self-directed study of external courses.

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Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Cross says: “The question is not; which course do I go on? These are all valid ways of learning.&# “The question is not; which course do I go on? First, the interview. ’ they ask.

#OEB14 Rheingold, Lewin, Stevenson

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There''s also the wiki, to create pages that anyone authorized to edit. We use a wiki, we meed online once a week - we can use Collaborate, Adobe Connect, Big Blue Button - it''s an exercise in multi-tasking in many ways. I put up a page and asked participants to take new roles = search, mondmap, create lexicon, etc. billion in 2018.

Online Facilitation Workshop | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 Online Facilitation Workshop Published by Nancy White Upcoming Dates: The next workshop has not been scheduled. Will you be organizing a course in early 2009? That is your “fee!&#