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100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Listed in alphabetical order, you probably won’t want to follow them ALL – but if you do, here is my ForPhilomaths Twitter list.

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 Interview.

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. subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology. Now What?

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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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. Akili, G. K.

Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

The World Wide Web is changing how many of us do our work as we become more connected to information and each other. Network Learning.

A pause for reflection as I pass a Twitter milestone

Jane Hart

Over the weekend the number of followers on my Twitter account, @C4LPT, passed 10,000 – so a big thank you to all of you who follow this account!

Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. So as you read this, keep in mind that Stephen was primarily talking about technology that can support a Formal Learning Event that heavily leverages Informal / Social Learning as it's primary mechanism.

February Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best of  Informal Learning Flow. Blog – Physicist Discovers How to Teleport Energy -  Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , February 2, 2010. Simple Twitter Listening Tips Every Marketer Should Know -  ReadWriteWeb , February 2, 2010. Tags: General Informal Learning

Informal learning from the horse’s mouth

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

In fact, the buzz about informal learning seems to grow every day. Meet Jay Cross, author of  Informal Learning , speaker and consultant.


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. The Million Follower Fallacy: Audience Size Doesn’t Prove Influence on Twitter -  ReadWriteWeb , March 19, 2010. Moodle: e-learning’s Frankenstein -  Donald Clark Plan B , March 6, 2010.

@Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again

Luis Suarez

There used to be a time when I was very much in love with Twitter. It was quite an exhilarating experience being constantly exposed to some of the most amazing conversations and informal learning at its best. But then, after a short while, I started hating Twitter. It was my favourite social networking tool by far.

July Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow Hot List. Blog – Why Incompetence Spreads Through Big Organisations - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , July 5, 2009. Blog – How to stage a revolution - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , July 12, 2009. July 1, 2009 to July 30, 2009.

Informal Learning Flow

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Professional learning is increasingly driven by demand, not supply. You decide what you need or want to learn and you go get it when you feel like it. Since you chose your topic rather than being told, you’re more likely to retain information you find. follow people on blogs, Twitter and Friendfeed. Until today.

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. How Facebook and Twitter Are Replacing Blogging - News , November 4, 2010. Learning malpractice -  Learnlets , September 27, 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. Twenty-One Top Twitter Tips - News , August 1, 2009. Twenty-One Top Twitter Tips , August 1, 2009.

Twitter potpourri

Harold Jarche

I’m still figuring out how best to integrate Twitter to my personal knowledge management processes. c4lptnews Leveraging Human Networks to accelerate learning | CLO magazine. Composing Twitter messages using only brainwaves #learntrends - The Future? nickcharney 17 Things we Used to Do (before Twitter): Andrew McAfee.

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

Dan Pontefract

Habit refers to the extent to which behavior has become automatic as a result of prior learning.” Limayem, M., Hirt, S.G., Barnes, Stuart J.;

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

Dawn of Learning

But as we all know, learning is evolving. Informal learning shouldn’t mean we disregard what works effectively in a formal setting.

Twitter: more than what I’m having for breakfast

Harold Jarche

Twitter is a great source of information. An eclectic mix of tools, tips, information and ideas: sleslie how did I never know about the <acronym> tag? soluzioni #davos “… education is the engine nexus … technology is the flywheel …&# - Linda Lorimer. Tags: Informal Learning

A personal learning journey

Harold Jarche

I became interested in knowledge management (KM) as I was introduced to it in the mid 1990’s while practising instructional systems design (ISD) and human performance technology (HPT) in the military. More learning will be do-it-yourself and gathered from online digital resources available for free and fee.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 In many cases, there can be significant work to design that kind of learning experience. What Training Costs Part I: Converting Content from ILT to WBT How long does it take to create learning? Just what is an hour of learning?

Conferences can be better, a whole lot better

Jay Cross

concluded that: Flipping conference presentations can vastly improve learning outcomes. Conference goal: co-learning. Community First!

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.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy. It’s still needs more, but represents a good starting point for review: eLearning Strategy (PDF) Elearning - A Primer Learning 2.0

[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.


Once more, across that chasm

Harold Jarche

also use a broader definition of technology; being the application of organized and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems.

Under the radar: great technologies you could be using

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Learning Technologies 2009. Learning technologies: the road ahead. Under the radar: great technologies that you could be using. Collaborative Learning; for exploring music (and our soundtrack) MariaFernanda choconancy. Twitter. Smart Search, e.g. Informal Learning Flow. Example.

Pick of the Month: April 2012

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of the resources that I shared on Twitter and in my  Pick of the Day  in April. Could you pass your college’s final exams?

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Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Here is the best stuff from last week via eLearning Learning. Business Casual , April 25, 2009 Fantastic File Converter - eLearning Acupuncture , April 24, 2009 Call for eLearning Demonstrations - eLearning Technology , May 1, 2009 When should you use Informal Learning? Browse eLearning Content

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. Why E2.0

JAY CROSS – Pushing the Envelope to the End

Charles Jennings

“It all boils down to learning, but not the sort of learning you experienced at school. No, this is learning as a life skill.

Skills for learning professionals

Harold Jarche

In a Learning 2.0 Being a learning professional in a Web 2.0 Twitter has amplified many aspects of blogging.

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. itashare

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.

Friday’s Finds #3

Harold Jarche

From the Twitter files; Some thoughts, ideas & comments that caught my attention this week: Canadians are being set up by music/movie lobby groups & our politicians in a rather cozy relationship it seems … Is there a connection between crappy broadband and minimal use of open source in Canada? Contact came via Twitter.

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?

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Magic and Fun with Emerging Technologies

John Hagel

» Magic and Fun with Emerging Technologies Magic and fun – those are two words most people do not associate with today’s corporations.

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 learningLEARNING IN AN E-BUSINESS. Learning. 1995).

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow is back! It’s my one-stop-shop for keeping up with things that influence informal learning — and generally don’t show up on traditional learning sites. eLearning Templates – 20 Resources - eLearning Technology , December 7, 2009. Swimming in Data? Web 2.0