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Exploring Business Types and Business Models

John Hagel

But I’ve also written a lot about business types/roles, including a popular Harvard Business Review article almost 20 years ago. Many of you have approached me to ask, so what’s the difference between a business model and a business type? And, if there is a difference, what business models should each business type adopt?

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#C2Xmas Day 15 – Good Typing

Jane Hart

Want to learn to touch type – that’s typing using all your fingers? Try this free online typing course! GOOD TYPING. Day 15 of the Countdown to Xmas continues here. Social learning

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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 know there are other resources that I should know about (pointers welcome), but I’m currently wrestling with several types of situations and wanted to share my thinking. This is aside from scenarios/simulations (e.g. sanitation).

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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. Since 2007, numerous people have offered some version of open online courses.

How to understand regret ? and 2 ways to avoid it | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

How to understand regret — and 2 ways to avoid it Sometimes when I’m stuck on a course of action, I use two techniques to help me decide.

Types of Knowledge and Connective Knowledge

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is a presentation for Week Two of the Connectivism and Connective Knowledge course. Historically, we have had two types of knowledge: First, 'qualitative' knowledge. These two types of knowledge account for most of what we know about things that there are out there in the world. And there are different types of knowing.

Online Learning Course Design

Tony Karrer

The Work Literacy online learning course is over and Michele Martin - Deconstructing the Work Literacy Learning Event and Harold Jarche - Post Work Literacy have posted their thoughts around the event. Here are some thoughts on the course and the implications for design of similar kinds of online learning courses. 0 experience.

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 d.school , 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.

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

Xyleme

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

gaining insight through social and informal learning

Harold Jarche

Klein identified five types of ‘triggers’ that produced insights, based on 120 case studies he reviewed. ” — Gary Klein.

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. A network of connections.

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

Xyleme

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

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.

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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Evolution of the Chief Learning Officer

Dan Pontefract

The CLO, unfazed, looked me square in the eyes and said: “Of course I am. The C-Suite members are culpable for this type of thinking.

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.

‘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.

Pastiche 2.6 from Xyleme now available

Xyleme

Post Type: Blog post. 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. Pastiche 2.6

The Modern Workplace Learning Challenge

Jane Hart

This is not a traditional course, where I provide all the content and then test you on it! Challenge Road Sign with dramatic clouds and sky.

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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.

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. The Pacific Studies course… cost $2.5 Certainly massive courses were offered before MOOCs.

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.

Mobile Lesson

Clark Quinn

I think of mlearning as much more than courses, and my models focused on performance support and social more than formal learning.

Doc Searls Weblog · Bottom of the morning to ya

Doc Searls

I’m posting about the continuing refresher course in Northeastern Living I’m getting by dwelling in Boston. They’ll fit.

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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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. What type of topics would you like to see?

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SUNY Initiatives Supporting Online Learning Panel

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The first version of the tool will not auto-populate course information, won't scrub addresses, won't have an SIS data stream.

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 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?

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

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.

Pastiche 2.6 from Xyleme now available

Xyleme

Post Type: Blog post. 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. Pastiche 2.6