Mon.Mar 05, 2012

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Subject matter networks

Harold Jarche

Tweet “I think the singular SME is an antiquated a notion as the solitary game player & our development pipelines need to change.”

Learning Without Training

Jay Cross

Here are a few examples of learning before and after instituting the learning infrastructure we call a Workscape. Note what’s happening here.

MOOCs for the win!

George Siemens

Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are getting attention on various blogs and news sites. I’ll try and synthesize the conversation over the last few weeks and describe the role of MOOCs in education. The goal is to ensure a high quality learning experience to anyone with sufficient technical ability and access to the Internet.

Is 70:20:10 valid?

Jay Cross

Successful managers learn three to four times as much from experience as from interaction with bosses, coaches, and mentors. And they learn about twice as much from those conversations as in classrooms and formal learning programs. The shorthand label for this viewpoint is “70:20:10.” Of course not. think he is using the wrong yardstick.

Children and Adults Use Different Networks to Solve Problems

Eide Neurolearning

When doing arithmetic problems, Stanford researchers found that children use different brain regions to solve problems. Perhaps salience networks are more important in general for children's problem solving. Last week we had the pleasure of having dinner with Katherine Schantz, Head of the Lab School in Washington DC. Eide Neurolearning Blog.

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Tweet Kings & Pretty Things (aka Micro-Blogging Habits)

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Are you a tweet king or a pretty thing? Limayem, M., Hirt, S.G., Barnes, Stuart J.;

FUBAR, SNAFU, Fast Company, and Good Bosses

Bob Sutton

My late father, Lewis Sutton, was a World II veteran.    Like many of his generation, the things he learned and experiences he had -- from the terrors of the Battle of the Bulge to the joys of chasing French women -- profoundly shaped the course of his life.  Stories about past triumphs fuel this predilection.

Are airplanes Republican or Democrat?

Nine Shift

Are airplanes Republican or Democrat? Until 2010, transportation was bi-partisan. But after the 2010 mid-term elections, Republicans declared that trains were Democrat transportation.  So obviously we can surmise that cars are Republican. Who knew? But that raises a new question:  are airplanes Republican or Democrat?