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learn like a gamer

Harold Jarche

Learning is the new literacy. We learn enough to get our work done, but often do not take time to understand the underlying systems and logic.

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What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. How do I search for information?”. Networks are the glue that connects us.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. Networks were made for learning.

sense-making with social media

Harold Jarche

Facebook helps me share resources. What do you do to make sense of your learning? Informal LearningGeneration. Elaboration.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Not getting the point that learning today is about play and socializing. Learning is not remembering. Everyone learns differently.

Using social media for onboarding

Harold Jarche

Connecting to an internal social network to connect online & ask questions. Use the tools you have already for social learning.

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Technologies for collaboration and cooperation

Harold Jarche

Tweet Whether we’re working or learning, how we communicate is a key part of everything we do. Communities of practice are a mix of both.

February Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best of Informal Learning Flow. The Man Who Looked Into Facebook’s Soul - ReadWriteWeb , February 8, 2010. Shifting Identities – From Consumer to Networked Creator - Edge Perspectives with John Hagel , February 12, 2010. Facebook Wants to Be Your One True Login - ReadWriteWeb , February 10, 2010.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

Have you moved all of your conversations to social networking sites? Is blogging dead for you folks as well? Blogging is not dead! Where else?

March 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best of Informal Learning Flow. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. Moodle: e-learning’s Frankenstein - Donald Clark Plan B , March 6, 2010. Elements for Constructing Social Learning Environments - Workplace Learning Today , March 16, 2010.

January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Top Informal Learning links for the first month of 2010. Networking Reconsidered - , January 4, 2010. Facebook’s Zuckerberg Says The Age of Privacy is Over - ReadWriteWeb , January 9, 2010. Facebook Takes Best Overall For The Hat Trick - TechCrunch , January 8, 2010. This is an example.

Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

We may learn on our own but usually not by ourselves. People learn socially. One is internally focused, as in “How do I learn this?”

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July Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow Hot List. 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals - Full Circle , July 3, 2009. Seven e-Learning and Teaching Resources - ReadWriteWeb , July 21, 2009. How to Crack a Wi-Fi Network’s WEP Password with BackTrack [Wi-Fi] - Lifehacker , July 1, 2009. network (1000). Top Posts.

Change or die

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

He also has some very strong opinions on the future of workplace learning. Formal and informal never exist in isolation. LX Briefing.

Best of informal learning since September 1, 2010…

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow. Next month, a new aggregator on Working Smarter from Internet Time Alliance , sponsored by Xyleme , will replace Informal Learning Flow. Points of control = Rents - Lockergnome Blog Network , October 29, 2010. Thinking: Steve Jobs - Lockergnome Blog Network , October 25, 2010.

August Informal Learning Hot List

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning takes place in the context of work and life. Learnscaping — taking a systems view of learning in an organization — necessarily addresses a broad array of topics and disciplines. Informal Learning 2.0 - Internet Time , August 7, 2009. Chirps - Lockergnome Blog Network , August 27, 2009.

Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints

Nigel Paine

If you sit in the average conference room with, say 40, executives from both the public and private sector and enthuse them about the power, speed and, indeed, empowerment of social networking, you have all the heads nodding in seconds. If you are a learning professional, lead the way! then learning culture is soft and emotional.

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Introduction to Social Networking. Online social networks facilitate connections between people based on shared interests, values, membership in particular groups (i.e., They make it easier for people to find and communicate with individuals who are in their networks using the Web as the interface. My only costs were labour.


Jay Cross

In his keynote presentation at Online Educa Berlin last week, Howard Rheingold emphasized co-learning. The Workscape, a platform for learning.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook)

Mark Oehlert

Thistranslation of the desktop-based Facebook experience is flawless. Issues I have with Facebook are 1. Im glad you think so.

The new workplace

Jay Cross

Six years ago few people believed that informal learning made much of a difference. The information explosion has hit. Web 2.0

Net Work Skills

Harold Jarche

We would miss out on so many learning opportunities. It is a shift away from subject matter experts and toward subject matter networks.

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Jay Cross

People learn socially and informally. Research usually finds that around 80% of workplace learning is informal.

The job bubble

Harold Jarche

As the industrial age gives way to a networked age, there is less need for well-defined, cookie-cutter jobs. economy — Silicon Valley.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Social learning. Why is social learning important for today’s enterprise?

The leaking pyramid

Harold Jarche

It” meaning working, learning, creating and collaborating. Tags: Wirearchy Informal Learning

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): OpenSocial, UWA and Facebook: What do the tabs tell us?

Mark Oehlert

» November 21, 2007 OpenSocial, UWA and Facebook: What do the tabs tell us? Main | Happy Thanksgiving! So what right?

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. ” Social learning

Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked to contribute my responses to interview questions on social media for a new journal called The Future of Learning and of course I was happy to send some thoughts along. These have all seemed to me to have some applicability to learning. How do you personally use social media and what have you learned from these experiences?

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality.

DIY is here

Harold Jarche

Over three years ago I wrote that the future of learning is DIY : With Google you can find most information that you need. YouTube is a quick and easy way to get “learning objects” to the world. This is the power of informal learning, if organisations decide to enable it. Has anything changed? Timing is everything.

Elgg: it’s a community effort

Harold Jarche

This weekend I noticed a tweet from Alec Couros about some issues with the Ning social networking platform. While Ning may be free, it is not open source, and the company can make changes at will, just like Facebook, Google or Twitter may do. With Ning, Facebook and many others, there is no such export function.

Thoughts on public education

Harold Jarche

Tweet Everything I know, I did not learn in kindergarten. Motivation was the critical part of my learning. Learning

April 2010 Great ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best from Informal Learning Flow. Big List of Educational Technology Journals - Workplace Learning Today , April 12, 2010. Ning’s Bubble Bursts: No More Free Networks, Cuts 40% Of Staff - TechCrunch , April 15, 2010. Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations - Performance Learning Productivity , April 7, 2010.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

In my recent webinar I shared a slide that showed the 5 stages of workplace learning. LEARNING IN AN E-BUSINESS. E-Learning.

The Evolving Social Organization

Harold Jarche

To compensate for its complicated processes, the enterprise attempts to shift to another paradigm, and tries to become a learning organization, putting significant effort into training. Learning Organization. Value Networks. Learning from these social interactions is a key to business innovation. concepts and practices.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Where Corporate Learning Came From 3. Corporate Learning Today 5. Training is not the same as learning 6. Learning Mode.

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Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Reusable Learning Resources The initial development of online learning technology began at scale with the development of the learning management system (LMS) in the mid-1990s. These combined learning materials, activities and interaction, and assessments. In xMOOCs, adaptive learning technology supports instruction.

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. After Facebook fails. Here’s how. Enjoy!

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