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Types of meaningful processing

Clark Quinn

In an previous post , I argued for different types and ratios for worthwhile learning activities. I’ve been thinking about this (and working on it) quite a bit lately. games ) that are the first, best, learning practice you can engage in, of course. This is aside from scenarios/simulations (e.g. sanitation). Thoughts? design

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(3) Three Types of Learning Flow

Jane Hart

In this post I want to take a look at [.]. Social learning

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Researching open online courses

George Siemens

In fall, we (TEKRI, NRC, UPEI and possibly a few other organizations) are hosting an open online course. The course will run for about 35 weeks and credit options will be available for students in the Athabasca University MDE program and with Georgia Tech. I’ll post links to those registration pages as soon as they are available.

Typekit Takes Great Type to the Masses

Adaptive Path

Not only because we believe that type is crucial to design, brand and the communication of our work, but because it could not have happened to better people. Jeff Veen, of course, is one of our founders. You can only go so far expressing yourself with Times New Roman and Helvetica. their parent company Adobe.

Types of Blog Discussions

Tony Karrer

Of course, this is much less natural and requires personal/group initiative and consensus to make it happen. I've been involved with several different groups of people who are having different kinds of discussions that happen among bloggers. Blog Tag Memes - Someone posts a question and "Tags" five people to give their response.

Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

She was able to find many descriptions of life in the early 1400s, the era before movable type. Aldus Manutius, the Venetian printer and publisher, invented the smaller octavo volume along with italic type. Clay Shirky. « Why iTunes is not a workable model for the newspaper business. Would DRM or walled gardens work better?

Is It Sometimes Rational to Select Leaders Randomly? A Cool Old.

Bob Sutton

Tina Seelig: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World.   Of course, this one of the broadest and most confusing topics on earth.    This is, of course, just a simulation of reality.  Error type: Your comment has been saved. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech.

Do you want to DO design thinking? Start with the d.School's.

Bob Sutton

Tina Seelig: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. Last year, I wrote about the first Bootcamp Bootleg here, a compilation of materials and methods assembled by the team that teaches our introductory course on design thinking at the Stanford , which we call Bootcamp. Bob Sutton.

Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course

Tony Karrer

In this article, we are going to concentrate only on using TTS Stand-Alone tools to create audio files that are embedded into a course.

Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.

Bob Sutton

Tina Seelig: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. " I am, of course, a big fan of this idea. Error type: Your comment has been saved. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search. Again? Max H.

Laughter in the workplace

Steve Denning

Of course, I also saw periods of intense concentration and moments of dismay and alarm. Error type: Your comment has been posted.

An organizational knowledge-sharing framework

Harold Jarche

decision memories, which explain how the institution chose one path or policy or course of action over another. network of connections.

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imagining open collaboration

Harold Jarche

My colleague Charles Jennings wrote a related post on the nature of training courses and programmes. And these situations are increasing.

Want To Know What Personalized Learning Looks Like? It's Hitting You Right in the Face!

Dawn of Learning

Post Type: Blog post. If you ask a learner how they want to learn, taking a high-gloss eLearning course is rarely mentioned. Instead, what we all consistently hear is that people want personalized learning - a term easy to throw out there but not so easy to define. Learning & Development

supporting the business of learning

Harold Jarche

70:20:10 puts formal instruction where it belongs, which is as a very targeted and focused type of intervention.

What is the theory that underpins our moocs?

George Siemens

If you’re even casually aware of what is happening in higher education, you’ve likely heard of massive open online courses (MOOCs).

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‘Form’ing learning

Clark Quinn

While there are a number of steps to take (including how you work with SMEs, the details you attend to  in  your content, etc), their internal vocabulary talks about ‘knowledge checks’ and the goal was to do those better as they migrate existing courses to a new platform with a suite of assessment types. Substantially.

Want To Know What Personalized Learning Looks Like? It's Right in Front of You!

Dawn of Learning

Post Type: Blog post. If you ask a learner how they want to learn, taking a high-gloss eLearning course is rarely mentioned. Instead, what we all consistently hear is that people want personalized learning - a term easy to throw out there but not so easy to define. Learning & Development

The domain of disorder (ii)

Dave Snowden

What about expert searchers who have spent years honing their ability to detect small abnormalities in specific types of image?

Another MOOC – this time on Mobile Learning

George Siemens

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are still a bit of an anomaly in education. Each new course offers a new perspective on how to approach open courses, how to engage participants, the types of technologies that work best in different contexts, and so on.

Personal Learning MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Course objectives: participants will develop an appreciation of different models of online course delivery, ranging from the traditional LMS through connectivist MOOCs to potential future models of personal learning and performance support. Participants may also be subscribed to a daily newsletter for the duration of the course.

The OU Did Not Invent MOOCs

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

link] Since they typically charge students to take their courses, I guess you''d have to say that they aren''t "open" courses. are behind a paywall, the course loses most of the affordances found in actual open online learning. That''s why we see, eg., "The Pacific Studies course… cost $2.5

Holacracy Is Not The Answer To Your Employee Disengagement Issues

Dan Pontefract

Yes of course, but it takes organizational behaviours like collaborating, learning, sharing, participating and reciprocity for it to occur.

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Doc Searls Weblog · Bottom of the morning to ya

Doc Searls

This morning’s lessons: Walking on frozen slush, and Waiting for the Bus. They’ll fit. I’ll unpack the latter lesson.

carpe diem

Harold Jarche

In your working life, how have you learnt effectively from courses, research or investigation, please provide an example if possible?

Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The types of solutions that emerge from engineering thinking usually involve a new technology (e.g., Let me explain.

More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Maybe we should have a CM Expo/Conference (online of course) and discuss some of these issues. I’ll be happy to help organize and coordinate.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

My personal hope is that you, Sarah and others be given the opportunity to generate income through the Wikiversity course. Thanks for sharing.

From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”

Jane Hart

Member profiling. Activity streams. Real-time updates. Threaded discussions. Notifications. Group spaces. File sharing areas. Social learning

The Moronic Leader: Stage 1 of 5 in the Leadership Tonic Scale

Dan Pontefract

The Leadership Tonic Scale identifies and defines five types of leadership styles found in today’s organization. The Moronic Leader.

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So you (still) want to be an elearning consultant?

Harold Jarche

Prior to the Web, the learning professions were focused on either delivering courses or some specific sub-set of learning. InternetTime Work

Pastiche 2.6 from Xyleme now available

Dawn of Learning

Post Type: Blog post. Pastiche 2.6 is an offline player for iPad and Android tablets that tracks and reports scores from interactive courses to the LMS. This new feature of Pastiche allows your nomad and field learners to download and take courses on their tablets and complete them on their time, regardless of connectivity.

the literacy of the 21st century

Harold Jarche

This type of work requires a culture of continuous learning. This does not mean everyone will be on a training course.

Supporting the Social Workplace Learning Continuum

Jane Hart

Some  examples of the different types of activities that might be undertaken along the Continuum are shown in the image above. Social learning

Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events

Jane Hart

This is not a traditional course, where I provide all the content and then test you on it! Week 2: Innovation Workshops and Ideation Challenges.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These systems were modeled on distance education resources such as programmed texts and course workbooks. Online courses were developed according to a protocol that developed over 20 years of experience. Massive Open Online Courses In 2008 Stephen Downes and George Siemens developed the first Massive Open Online Course.

A richer suite of support

Clark Quinn

It means that courses make sense for novices, who don’t know what they need nor why it’s important. Can you? social strategy

MOOCs for Credit: Current State of the Art

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Some courses had tens of thousands, others hundreds of thousands of enrollment. MOOC Mania’ started in 2012. They were not for credit.

Connectivism and Connective Knowledge: CCK11

George Siemens

On Monday, January 17, Stephen Downes and I are offering the third version of Connectivism and Connective Knowledge course. This course is part of University of Manitoba’s Certificate in Emerging Technologies for Learning, so we have a group of for-credit students participating as well.

Exploring passion – what kind of passion do you have?

John Hagel

Passion of the true believer. I’ve talked about this passion type before.  What types of passion, if any, do you have? Bottom line.