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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Goethe.

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, and systems thinking. They are currently refining informal/web 2.0

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.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. diverse learning library, made up of videos, FAQs and links to relevant information.

Lessons from an early MOOC

Harold Jarche

Wikis. learned a lot, including the insight not to do another one of these for free. blogs are ways of mapping the learning journey.

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Informal Learning - Harold Tells Us Where To Put It - Now What

Tony Karrer

Great post by Harold Jarche - Informal Learning and Performance Technology responding to my post - Informal Learning - Let's Get Real. Performance Interventions ** Learning Interventions Instructional Interventions (e.g., Informal learning offers a new array of tools for the learning professional's tool box.

Standalone LMS is Still Dead (rebutting & agreeing w/ Dave Wilkins)

Dan Pontefract

Last week, Dave Wilkins of Learn.com wrote a piece entitled “ A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of social learning) ”. Period.

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

It’s your job to help the system thrive. The Workscape is a systems-eye view of the workplace. However, compliance is not learning.

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Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer. It’s learning to know versus learning to be.

LMS vs. LCMS

Dawn of Learning

The Learning and Development industry, like any other, has been inundated with new technologies and tools for learning. Key: ? Xyleme.

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.

The New Social Learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The New Social Learning. He knew from experience that the way to sell the new learning is through examples rather than logic. Twitter.

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

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Note you can learn more about the concept of ego-centric vs object-centric networks here ). There are several different online social networks, but for our purposes, we’ll focus on the three that tend to be used the most by learning professionals–Facebook, LinkedIn and Ning. More information on owning your data on this site.

Learning Flow: unfrozen

Harold Jarche

With this article, it seems as if the conversation, and my learning process, have been frozen in time. — Learning Flow. technologies like blogs, wikis, podcasts and video blogs, combined with the availability of digital content, have changed those who were previously consumers of information into co-creators. 2005).

The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

When I wrote The Future of Online Learning in 1998, I took into account three major sets of factors. Internet and digital systems were advancing rapidly, in ways that could be known. Contact North's look at the future of online ( Part One , Part Two ) learning captures the first part, I think, but misses completely on the second part.

So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

The top posts from sources selected for Informal Learning Flow in the first six months of 2009: Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles - OReilly Radar , January 11, 2009. fMRI of Learning Styles: Confirmation of Visual and Verbal Learners - Eide Neurolearning Blog , March 30, 2009. How to make e-learning work!

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches. tools. Licens

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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Sustainability and MOOCs in Historical Perspective

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We're going to talk about the factors that led to the development of the Massive Open Online Course and Connectivism and the new phenomena in learning today. Online learning begins in the 1980s, it begins in the 1990s and it's born out of two major things. The first basis is in distance learning. Early discussion board systems.

The Agile Learning Train is Leaving the Station | Unmanagement

Unmanagement

Next → The Agile Learning Train is Leaving the Station. In other words, learning needs to go Agile. Living systems are networks.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Point your smart phone at a QR code, and you’ll be led to a location on the net with more information. Information flows, feeds, subscriptions.

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Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Now is the time for learning professionals to embrace social learning as an emerging and engaging way to enhance an organization’s learning strategy. Budget cuts, staff reductions, travel embargos, and facility consolidation have left many chief learning officers and learning professionals clamoring for the emergency brake.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. Understanding E-Learning 2.0 There are some very interesting changes going on in the world of e-learning that seem to have crept up on practitioners. 4.

Transparent work

Harold Jarche

Tweet People are now the engine of change and the fuel is communications, says Jay Deragon in Systemic Impact of Social Technology. System outcomes can be influenced by numerous factors such as: Competitor innovation that attracts the market away from your business. Complicated systems just get more complicated.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Now this is how it is supposed to work!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Jokes, Conspiracy and Resources | Main | Stories, Games and Sticks » April 03, 2007 Now this is how it is supposed to work! The podcast is about the use of blogs and wikis within Motorola. million transactions a day on their system.

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. " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. Canada

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Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

The July issue of Chief Learning Officer is now available online. Informed Judgment. The industrial age has run out of steam. What to do?

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The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

An MS-Word version of this essay is available at [link] In the summer of 1998, over two frantic weeks in July, I wrote an essay titled The Future of Online Learning. New Technology The development of new technology continues to have an impact on learning. The operating system, to these systems, is depicted as a disc file (or ‘image’).

Training Method Trends

Clark Quinn

Steve Wexler who runs eLearningGuild research has been producing some really interesting information recently. He recently provided me some information about what learning delivery methods were being used and particularly if they were trending up or down. So here's the graph showing all of the trending information.

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. Thesis #1: Learning is conversation. Stock & Flow If learning is conversation, then online conversations are the essential component of online learning. Jarche, H.

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MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

He argues that MOOCs represent the resurgence of community-based learning and will describe how distance education institutions will share MOOCs with each other and will supplement online interaction with community-based resources and services. slide 9 – language] It is, indeed, like the learning of a language. What is a MOOC?

Moodle Course Conversion

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Moodle is an open source course management system with a wide following.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Dawn of Learning

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology)

Mark Oehlert

You can try it for yourself here. Are we really getting closer to a debate about the role/function/value of resident higher education experiences?

Future Platforms for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Collaborative Learning, Informal Learning Keywords: eLearning Trends , eLearning 2.0 , Web 2.0 , Informal Learning , Collaborative Learning

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Your LMS Is a Control Freak

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Gamelab Institute of Play | Main | I swear.this is why people switch to Apple. » September 13, 2007 Your LMS Is a Control Freak Tony Karrer points to and expands on a post at Dicole on Horizontal Technologies for Learning. " Amen.

Desire2Learn Mobile FLV - eLearning from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Here what eLearning Learning thinks is the most interesting stuff from last week. Actually, it's what all of you seemed to think was the most interesting stuff from last week. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Browse eLearning Content

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Oh.this does not bode well for Microsoft.

Mark Oehlert

Instead of a man with no country, Im a man with three computers and three operating systems. The no country thing might be easier. Im serious.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "1st Virtual World Shootout.Forterras OLIVE Platform Smokes Second Life" (Ambient Connections)

Mark Oehlert

Forterra Systems OLIVE (On-Line Interactive Virtual Environment) platform was compared to Second Life and won three of the four application categories (best for Education,Enterprise, Training / Simulation), with Second Life winning forBrands/Marketing in votes by the audience." Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us