A Competent Competency Process
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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.
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
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
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
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
SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
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
JUNE 7, 2007
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!
AUGUST 17, 2010
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
MARCH 12, 2007
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
MAY 5, 2015
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?
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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
OCTOBER 20, 2011
As a ‘willing participant’ they possess the enthusiasm to actively be a part of the learning process as often and as best they can.
AUGUST 11, 2015
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
AUGUST 3, 2016
SS: I think that’s definitely true. For example, there’s a funny thing about accommodations for disabled people. SS: Sure.
Coaching Should Be An Expectation Of All Connected Leaders
OCTOBER 8, 2013
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
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
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
DECEMBER 2, 2013
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?
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
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).
APRIL 14, 2010
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
MAY 25, 2016
My +200 bookmarks on #PKMastery give external examples related to the Seek > Sense > Share framework. Who is this workshop for?
LinkedIn Skills – Useful or Useless?
APRIL 28, 2014
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
DECEMBER 10, 2013
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
AUGUST 4, 2014
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
JUNE 24, 2013
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
JUNE 25, 2015
” John Stepper is another fabulous example of mastering the “work out loud” nascent meme. like to think I’m open.
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JANUARY 16, 2015
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
JANUARY 22, 2012
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
JUNE 17, 2012
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.
JUNE 7, 2010
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
NOVEMBER 12, 2013
It was a fascinating discussion, which was definitely useful as I develop my forthcoming Future of Retail framework.
Challenges in engaging learning
DECEMBER 16, 2014
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.
The New Era of Smart, Connected Products
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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
AUGUST 8, 2014
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
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
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
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
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?
Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
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
JULY 5, 2015
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
MAY 20, 2012
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
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
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
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Right up front , the Economist distinguishes between three different notions that are often muddled up when discussing blockchains: .
Considering the Consideration Funnel
FEBRUARY 12, 2015
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.
On the Three or Four Problems of Connectivism
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 3, 2013
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.