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Pulling informal learning

Harold Jarche

They highlight the difference between Push and Pull learning. Informal learning is mostly Pull. Informal Learning

sense-making with social media

Harold Jarche

LinkedIn is a useful professional tool. What do you do to make sense of your learning? Informal LearningGeneration.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Learning Networks in Practice.

Finding the time for networked learning

Harold Jarche

Find information. Approximately 14 percent of SMB Knowledge Workers’ time is spent: Duplicating information (e.g. Schedule a meeting.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

Yet, in the world of Activity Streams both serendipitous knowledge discoveries and informal learning, a.k.a. Information Overload?

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

Luis Suarez

Where else are you going to go when sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. Is blogging dead for you folks as well? Blogging is not dead!

Work is learning, learning work

Harold Jarche

My Twitter bio reads, “ Work is learning, learning work – that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know [apologies to Keats ].

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

Dawn of Learning

But as we all know, learning is evolving. User tagging is an important aspect of sharing content that many social media tools promote.

Social maps

Jay Cross

Probably this pattern (for my closed blog on Informal Learning) is more representative. I can’t figure out my LinkedIn stats.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

Yet, in the world of Activity Streams both serendipitous knowledge discoveries and informal learning, a.k.a. Information Overload?

What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?

Dawn of Learning

 . Is your company''s learning and development strategy wedged between a rock and hard place? Measuring learning isn''t a priority.

Net Work Skills

Harold Jarche

Tweet Imagine if we limited our conversations to only those in the same office.  We would miss out on so many learning opportunities.

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Personal spam or great research tool?

Jay Cross

Then I realized it was a question sent via LinkedIn. I don’t know how many of Clark’s contacts he asked but he has more than two hundred, so it could be quite a few. Since I’m immersed in conceptualizing the Informal Learning 2.0 Fieldbook, I asked my LinkedIn contacts, “Workers, profits, technology.

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.

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

tools are a form of social networking, but for this module we’re going to focus on “ego-centric&# social networks, those that are focused on individuals, as opposed to networks that build up around objects, such as Delicious, Flickr, Slideshare, etc. As a learning professional, you will want to think of Ning in two ways.

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?

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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Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It forms a third part of a set. I did a talk just downstairs on open content. I did a talk at the London School of Economics on Wednesday about the role of the institution and the changing nature of online learning. This addresses the specific question of assessment in open learning and in informal learning. Figure 1.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Posted on December 23rd, 2007 by Harold Jarche It looks like social media (wikis, blogs & social networking) are going the way of e-learning and knowledge management (KM). When e-learning and KM first came out, it was difficult to market your services without expensive campaigns. On top of that, the IT tools were expensive.

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21st Century L&D Skills

Charles Jennings

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. So, what’s changed?

Online Coaching

Tony Karrer

Catherine Lombardozzi recent post Coaching informal learning sparked something for me around online coaching opportunities. In prior posts she identifies the following elements as being needed for informal learning strategy to be effective in the workplace: Motivation for learning. and learning organizations 2.0.

Ray Sims - Ongoing Series of his PWLE

Tony Karrer

I never know what kinds of things to link to in my blog posts, but definitely if you've not been checking out Ray Sim's recent posts where he dives into how he uses different tools as part of his PWLE. Search Alert Tips LinkedIn del.icio.us He did similar things around informal learning a while ago. Good stuff Ray

eLearning Learning – March 1 – 15 2009

Tony Karrer

Here are the top items via eLearning Learning. Adult Learning in the Workplace – Research Findings Top Keywords PKM eLearning Tools Informal Learning Swish Adobe Captivate Twitter LinkedIn Tools Harbinger Adobe Google Articulate Microsoft eLearning Technology. Browse eLearning Content

Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

Thanks to the web, learners are becoming better informed, smarter, and more demanding of qualities missing from most education and training organizations. We have better tools, more new ideas, and no rules to slow us down. Thesis #1: Learning is conversation. The idea of  flow from one type of tool to another came out.

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Learning Communities List

Tony Karrer

As we are wrapping up the week for Learn Trends , one of the questions we faced was what to do with the Ning community that sprung up to support the conference. I'm pretty sure we are going to leave it up, but I'm also pretty sure that it will sit fairly dormant until the next learning event. ASTD National - ASTD's LinkedIn group.

Harold Jarche » T&D Learning in 2020

Harold Jarche

In Learning in 2020 , trends in Tools, Technology, Workforce, Talent Management and Future Leaders are discussed. Canada

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First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

This is fairly wide ranging from traditional courseware kinds of issues to specialized kinds of tools and sites. Interaction I write this blog because it helps me think through and learn about the topics I write about. Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary PR 2.0: Applications in Learning Rethinking Learning Styles Understanding E-Learning 2.0 Browse eLearning Content

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Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years. will say that adopting TweetDeck on both my desktop and my iPhone has made it a much better tool for me. Learning Event? eLearning 2.0 eLearning 2.0

Down on the iPad?

Clark Quinn

At the Upside Learning Blog, this post (which I found through the CLO group on LinkedIn) proclaims that the elearning industry is down on the iPad.  I saw several flaws in the argument and had to write this response: I have to say I think this is partly or completely wrong. This is not a real-time communication tool. Higher Ed?

Learning Outcomes

Tony Karrer

My post on learning goals has some great feedback via comments and a couple of blog posts. The focus of the post is really about the design of informal / social learning experiences and my belief that they need to have context for what I call Directed Learners. Particularly, there still needs to be Learning Outcomes defined.

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

Just got through reading - Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - by Saul Carliner, who is a person I know, like and respect. Tony Karrer Formal learning will still be going strong but somewhat de-emphasised. don't organizations already primarily rely on informal learning? Blogs and Informal Learning Are Unreliable?

Harold Jarche » Seeing What’s Next

Harold Jarche

This last book gives new business entrants (upstarts) and incumbents a theory-based set of tools to understand and use disruptive innovations.

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Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Dawn of Learning

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Learn more about Dawn here.

100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

Almost every time I have a conversation, I learn something new. Most of the time I learn something, I write a blog post. But I don't have nearly enough time to have conversations, learn and write blog posts. And since I'm sure I'd learn something, I'd likely write up a post about it. What we've learned so far?

Harold Jarche » Proficiency-based training

Harold Jarche

Learning how to fly an aircraft is an expensive endeavour and each flight costs several thousand dollars. For learning professionals, it is important to design tests that can validate competency. It would even leave them money to support those who do not have the tools or the inclination to teach themselves and still be better off.

Catching up…

Clark Quinn

It’s been quite a while since I’ve blogged, and it’s not that there haven’t been learnings, it’s just that my dance card was too too full.  The ongoing debates around social media for learning flummox me.  Having your social network on tap on demand really augments your ability to work more effectively.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

So, here's the hot list for April 1 - April 11 via eLearning Learning. Although everyone learns most from their mistakes, it does save a lot of money if you keep some tips in the back of your mind. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners?

Harold Jarche » Wake up and smell the coffee

Harold Jarche

L&D [learning & development] came out on top at 38%. successful course is where you learned perhaps 10% of what was covered.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 Ive recently been more interested in measures around social learning. And, I just saw a post Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning that discusses how we could go about measuring social learning. To improve learning. and Ph.D.

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