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A Competent Competency Process

Clark Quinn

In the process of looking at ways to improve the design of courses, the starting point is good objectives. SO drilling in the exact meanings of words is valuable, as an example. We then need good processes, so I’ve talked to a couple of educational institutions doing competencies, to see what could be learned. design strategy

Richard Feynman On The Folly Of Crafting Precise Definitions - Bob.

Bob Sutton

WSJ CareerJournal | Though Now Routine, Bosses Still Stumble During the Layoff Process. Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow » Richard Feynman On The Folly Of Crafting Precise Definitions.   It is easier, and probably more useful, to give examples of formal organizations than to define them."

Problems with Bargh’s definition of unconscious

Mind Hacks

I have a new paper out in Frontiers in Psychology: The perspectival shift: how experiments on unconscious processing don’t justify the claims made for them. 2014) The perspectival shift: how experiments on unconscious processing don’t justify the claims made for them. argue that they often don’t. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01067.

Examples of eLearning 2.0

Clark Quinn

internal processes on wiki starting to use wikis internally Moving faculty bookmarks to Delicious use wiki for learners to craft definition of 'seamless service' after searching orgs that proclaim to provide seamless service We hope to build wikis that our students can use to share information. approaches. These make sense.

A Simple Definition of Knowledge?

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Responding to George Siemens's A Simple Definition of Knowledge. Taking an information-theoretic approach, for example (cf Dretske) we might want to limit our attention to neural states that are reflective of (caused by, representative of) states of affairs in the world. It is currently pending approval over there. nodal *state*.

Social Formal – it’s the processing!

Clark Quinn

In thinking about the benefits of adding social to formal learning for a presentation I’ll be giving, I realized that the main reason to extend social activities into formal learning is for the additional processing it provides.  While there is processing individually, social interaction provides more opportunities.

Referral Relationships and Selection Process

Tony Karrer

where he says that: I've witnessed more than one example of e-Learning and LMS consultants who are hired by an organization to help select a vendor and create a deployment strategy. Having been involved in this process for many years, I can't imagine how a consultant can do this. wish Justyn could name names

70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Charles Jennings

There are many other examples of ‘blending’ learning stretching back into the past, too. University of Salford, UK. But it’s just a baby step.

mLearning more than mobile elearning?

Clark Quinn

But the person, despite seeming to come from an vendor to orgs, not schools, could be talking about schools instead, and I wondered whether mLearning for schools, definitionally, really is about only supporting learning. And I also laud Roger Schank ‘s views, such as the value (or not) of the binomial theorem as a classic example.

Introducing the Digital Learning Quadrants

Dan Pontefract

As a ‘willing participant’ they possess the enthusiasm to actively be a part of the learning process as often and as best they can.

Content engineering

Clark Quinn

They use content management systems, carefully articulated with tight definitions and associated tags, and rules that pull together those content elements by definition into the resulting site. First, being tighter around content definitions provides a greater opportunity to be scientific about the role the content plays.

How Autism can Influence Design: In conversation with Steve Silberman

Adaptive Path

SS: I think that’s definitely true. For example, there’s a funny thing about accommodations for disabled people. SS: Sure.

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Coaching Should Be An Expectation Of All Connected Leaders

Dan Pontefract

Coaching is not a formulaic process when demonstrating the connected leader attributes. Group coaching? Speed coaching? Why not. But of course.

Birgit Mager and the Evolution of Service Design

Adaptive Path

After sleeping on it for one night, I thought, “Well, that’s really interesting–to bring design into this challenge of creating organizations and processes and interactions that are customer oriented.” I got the position and started teaching in 1995. classic example is being asked to redesign the waiting room of a hospital.

Ask what value you can add

Harold Jarche

For example, I recently passed on a tagged collection of social bookmarks as a result of a conversation in an online community of practice.

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

Let’s have a look into Andy’s original definition for Enterprise 2.0 to see what I mean: . Tools) and Social Business (Processes AND People).

Sense-making glossary

Harold Jarche

PARC offers a glossary of quite useful sense-making terms. Sense-making is what the second part of the Seek-Sense-Share PKM model is about.

PKM in the Summer

Harold Jarche

My +200 bookmarks on #PKMastery give external examples related to the Seek > Sense > Share framework. Who is this workshop for?

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LinkedIn Skills – Useful or Useless?

Dan Pontefract

It’s definitely cool. There are countless articles and posts by others helping you with the skills itemizing and selection process.

Great is the power of steady misrepresentation

Dave Snowden

Think of the Catholic Church and Galelio if you want an example, or sub-prime lending for another. It is as much about dynamic movements.

Platforms Are Not Created Equal: Harnessing the Full Potential of Platforms

John Hagel

In fact, the definition they offer of business platforms is: “a nexus of rules and infrastructure that facilitate interactions among network users” or, alternatively, “a published standard, together with a governance model, that facilitates third party participation.” Platforms are becoming increasingly central to business value creation. 

Learning by Osmosis

Dan Pontefract

The process of gradual or unconscious assimilation of ideas, knowledge, etc. (eg. It can be a scientific process methodically laid out (i.e.

I’m Showing My Work … My Next Book Is Postponed

Dan Pontefract

” John Stepper is another fabulous example of mastering the “work out loud” nascent meme. like to think I’m open.

Picking Winners

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The idea is that the marketplace should determine which companies succeed or fail, and that government should not interfere in the process. typical example of this argument can be found in a Financial Post article from last May. This is an ad hoc process typically used for specific domains and purposes. Shouldn''t it

PR’s problems, 20 years later

Doc Searls

It took me about seven seconds to find an example: a Lance Morrow essay in which he says Serbia has “the biggest public relations problem since Pol Pot went into politics.” Definition No. 3: Public relations is the engagement between organizations and individuals to achieve mutual understanding and realize strategic goals.

Work is learning and learning is the work

Harold Jarche

In programming, this has meant a move from waterfall to agile methods, for example. Transparent work processes foster innovation.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Semantic Web - a tech fix.

Martijn Linssen

Nobody knows which technologies will play a role and what the process will look like, but my guess is we will still call it Semantic Web. Klout.

“Shoezam” app mimics Shazam to image, identify, and replicate shoes on the street

Ross Dawson

It was a fascinating discussion, which was definitely useful as I develop my forthcoming Future of Retail framework.

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Challenges in engaging learning

Clark Quinn

And this hasn’t been without it’s challenges.  I presented to the team my vision, we worked out a process, and started coaching the team during development.  In retrospect, this wasn’t proactive enough. Avoiding presenting just knowledge and definitions is hard work. Yet, doing it in a pragmatic way. Fingers crossed.

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The New Era of Smart, Connected Products

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last week, for example, I discussed a recent article in Wired by Kevin Kelly on the future of AI.  Should the company change its business model?;

Content and continuous learning: The cornerstones of a learning architecture

Dawn of Learning

HILOs result from a cultural shift toward making L&D a continuous process, moving away from one-and-done training philosophies.

Zipcar at MX 2014: Obsessing About The Member Experience

Adaptive Path

For example, we have a fleet team and their responsibility is to make sure the cars are well maintained and select the right vehicles for customers.

Making a Movement: Narratives and Creation Spaces

John Hagel

But, like many definitions, this one has limitations. For example, by this definition, all corporations would have to be considered movements – they’re all working to promote an end, whether it be shareholder value increase or enhancing the delight of the customers they’re seeking to address. What is a movement? What happened?

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Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

They need to invest the time and effort explaining how important our new definition of learning is to the C-Suite itself. ” The good news?

Computation is a lens

Mind Hacks

Here’s an example if the distinction isn’t clear. If you throw a stone you can describe its trajectory using calculus. Theory

Overcoming the Course and Control mindset hurdles

Jane Hart

broadening the definition of learning to include formal and informal learning. trying to control the whole learning process. Issue is.

Technological Unemployment and the Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Summit explored many good ideas , but there were no definitive answers. Most jobs involve a number of tasks or processes

Why Blockchains Could Transform How the Economy Works

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Right up front , the Economist distinguishes between three different notions that are often muddled up when discussing blockchains:  .

Considering the Consideration Funnel

Adaptive Path

good example of this type of responsiveness is pricing or an estimate that changes in real-time once you’ve changed one of the inputs.

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On the Three or Four Problems of Connectivism

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This listing does not include my work published in academic books (for example, ''The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning'', in Open Educational Resources: Innovation, Research and Practice , published this year by Athabasca University Press). Internally, we can appear to examples of self-organization.