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HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Training departments will shrink
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011
Even the information economy is giving way to the creative economy. The most significant change is in how we relate to, and deal with, information and knowledge. Informal Learning Learning SocialLearning WorkLet’s examine why they grew in the first place. Training departments rose to the challenge. Probably not.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Knowledge sharing, one at a time
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010
Individually we can manage information flows, make sense of them and share with others, especially people with similar interests or common goals. If this helps us move away from central digital information repositories (Knowledge Management, Document Management, Learning Content Management Systems, Content Management Systems, etc.)
- [Information] Where Social Learning Thrives
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JAY CROSS [Information] My evolving learning journey
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
Or leaks private information? Informal Learning Meta-LearningWhen I first attended TechKnowledge six or seven years ago, the content was all stuff I’d heard before. grumbled. Lance Dublin set me straight. This conference wasn’t for me; it was for newbies. The first time you heard these guys, they knocked your socks off.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Corporate Learning’s focus
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2010
Q1) Close to 80% of learning happens informally and 20% formally, yet we spend most of our time and money on the 20%. Another approach would be to divert or expand training funds to support informal learning. This could start small but would show that informal learning is important to the organization.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Let the droids do the boring stuff
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012
Networked computers allow us to learn informally and share tacit knowledge, leaving the boring stuff to the droids. We need to think for ourselves and take advantage of network technologies, wider social connections, improved peer interactions, and informal learning. Informal Learning Innovation Workthink so.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] A framework for the social enterprise
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
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- [Information] The New Social Learning
Yesterday afternoon, an acquaintance who was appointed chief learning officer of one of the UK’s major banks three weeks ago asked me where to find some great examples of social & informal learning. People will post incorrect information. These systems compromise classified information. Our information is unique.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Reducing email
| MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
Informal Learning PKMI noted last year that workers waste a lot of time doing useless activities, like managing unwanted communications, and suggested that the cause of the problem, digital overload, was also the potential solution: social media. The ROI for social media in business is quite obvious: reducing wasted time. That’s
JAY CROSS [Information] Snake Oil 2.0: Lipstick on a pig
| SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2010
Several large LMS companies added “informal learning to their sales shticks this week. One says “All documents accessed can be tracked as informal learning events. (Documents are events?) Related: Informal Snake Oil. What really is informal learning? Tags: Bullshit Informal Learning platform.
ROSS DAWSON [Information] The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
| MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2011
For the last decade I have examined and applied social network analysis in and across organizations, for example in large professional firms , technology purchase decision-making , high-performance personal networks , and other applications. However this is often difficult in large, complex organizations. Source : IBM Creative Leadership Report.
- [Information] DevLearn 10
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DAVID WEINBERGER [Information] [2b2k] No, now that you mention it, we’re not overloaded with information
| THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2012
On a podcast today, Mitch Joel asked me something I don’t think anyone else has: Are we experiencing information overload? That’s where I think we are with information overload. But it’s not Information Overload any more than the atmosphere is Air Overload. Information overload is so 1990s Including me.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] PKM in 2010
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2010
PKM is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information, observations and ideas. The Web has given us more ways to connect with others in our learning but many people only see the information overload aspect of our digital society. Information. Tags: Informal Learning Performance Improvement Model.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Social media & workplace performance matrix
| MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2010
Much of the information comes from third-party reports so I cannot attest to its accuracy. Tags: Communities Informal Learning InternetTime SocialLearning Jane Hart has an excellent resource on Case Studies for Social Media & Learning in the Workplace that she keeps up to date. Feel free to use and improve this spreadsheet.
DAVID WEINBERGER [Information] If we had called it the Age of Patterns instead of the Age of Information
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011
Claude Shannon, a father of Information Science, had to call the differences that move through telephone wires something. He picked “information, a term that had meant, roughly, something that you hadnt known, or the content of written tables. With an abundance of information, it seems we must be gaining more knowledge.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Work is learning, learning work
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
That’s pretty much what I believe will be a necessity for the post-industrial and post-information era that we are beginning to enter. Social media are the vehicle by which we can share our tacit knowledge through conversations to inform the collaborative development of emergent work practices.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Storyboarding
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
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HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Social learning is real
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2009
For example: Would it be better to 1) take a generic classroom workshop on information management or 2) spend a few hours serendipitously learning on Twitter. Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime Once again, I’m learning from my colleagues, as yesterday I realized how important self-direction is in enabling social learning.
JAY CROSS [Information] Online Educa
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2010
Community Informal Learning WorkscapingParticipants at Educa are enthusiastic: You can watch a longer version of the party video here. When did you last see this enthusiastic a group of learning professionals? Six of the Business Educa track sessions in Berlin were streamed and recorded: The Opening Conversation. Learning from Experience.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Change or die
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011
Formal and informal never exist in isolation. Change Informal LearningLX Briefing. Mixing case studies, stories, and actionable recommendations together with humor and easy-to-understand language, Jay Cross provides much more than buzzwords and back-patting, or so says his bio. He took a few moments to answer some of our questions.
- [Information] Reflections on DevLearn 2010
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HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Training alone is not enough
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2010
In our second eCollab blog carnival, I asked if we could formalize the informal : Are there ways of “formalizing some or all of this without losing out on the personal relationships we have with our friends and colleagues, those who we turn to help us solve a problem. Can we formalize the informal? Dave Ferguson. Tom Haskins.
DAN PONTEFRACT [Information] iTunesU Could Be So Much More (Part 2 of 2)
| SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011
social learning formal informal iTunes socialThis is the follow-up to Part 1. Found below are two screen shots from iTunesU littered with additional thoughts from yours truly concerning how the platform could become a more collaborative and useful (social) learning portal. Those would obviously be used on your mobile iPad, iPhone or iPod.
- [Information] Open social learning
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DAVE SNOWDEN [Information] Its information to data we need, not DIKW
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2010
For the best part of a century we have been trying to move data into information. Some people have then tried to make information into knowledge and a few charlatans have attempted a transformation to wisdom, thus marking themselves out as the antithesis of the wise. Its the big mistake in Weick and Sutcliffe's Managing the Unexpected.
JAY CROSS [Information] Learning by doing
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
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DAN PONTEFRACT [Information] Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2010
Formal information overload > email & intranets are being ignored. Providing information that is timely, be it formal, informal or in fact social / community driven. To me, it’s a natural example of both informal and social learning. Inside the organization, a dilemma now exists and is rapidly taking shape.
- [Information] Free webinar, Wednesday, February 16th
Hear Jay Cross, a leading expert on informal learning, for a far-ranging conversation about how organizations are working – and training – smarter in the network era. Informal learning often costs less and delivers more than formal class time. Informal Learning ResultsTraining Smarter, Working Smarter. Bring your questions.
- [Information] Free Learning to Learn course going strong
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JAY CROSS [Information] Ridiculous research findings on informal learning
| SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2011
companies spent money on informal learning tools or services last year. Most informal learning takes place despite training departments, not because of them. Informal learning is mushrooming as organizations implement social software. An analyst reports that her company’s research finds that only 30% of U.S. Just Jay
JAY CROSS [Information] Branch?
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012
” Informal LearningCurious video. I’m a raving fan of conversation. “Conversations are the stem cells of learning.” ” The video makes conversation very attractive, but it doesn’t tell me how Branch is going to make it better. Zonker innocently asks, “But where’s the bicycle?”
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Social Media and Learning: Implications
| THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
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HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Lessons from an early MOOC
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2013
Informal Learning SocialLearning 'In September 2008, Michele Martin , Tony Karrer and I hosted a 6-week open professional development program on social media. We did this for the eLearning Guild as a run-up to the annual DevLearn conference. It was an asynchronous (no time-scheduled activities) program. Social Bookmarks. Blogs. Aggregators.
JAY CROSS [Information] Informal learning masterclass video
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
'Two weeks ago, I led a half-day masterclass on informal learning and 70:20:10 for staff and customers of the Dutch high-tech consultancy Ordina. That’s the basis for informal learning — trusting people to do the right thing, to go after it for themselves and take responsibility. This is so different from formal learning.
LUIS SUAREZ [Information] Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate
| TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012
Even more so, every single presentation that I do nowadays starts with the same mantra: inform, inspire, motivate. One of the things that I am enjoying the most about the impact of the Social Web in our businesses is its innate ability to keep humanising the corporate world and be capable of getting away with it with little effort. survived.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] The right information is not enough
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012
There is quite a bit of research on the significant value of making the right information available to the right person at the right time – and quite a bit of research shows clearly that Enterprise Search has a direct impact on the success of organizations. If not, it remains merely information, whether in a unified search tool or elsewhere.
DAN PONTEFRACT [Information] Standalone LMS is Still Dead (rebutting & agreeing w/ Dave Wilkins)
| SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2010
Formal learning needs to blend with any informal and social learning output in the new world. Informal or social learning needs to blend with formal learning. What we need to do is ensure we weave a formal, informal and social learning workflow together. is tied with all of the informal and social layers. Period. Bingo.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Learnscaping
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 2007
- [Information] August Informal Learning Hot List
Informal Learning takes place in the context of work and life. Hence, the articles and posts from Informal Learning Flow aren’t confined to what you’ll find in training magazines and learning conferences. Informal Learning 2.0 - Internet Time , August 7, 2009. August 1, 2009 to August 30, 2009. Featured Sources.
JAY CROSS [Information] Ivan Illich and me
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
Giving examples of the ineffectual nature of institutionalized education, Illich posited self-directed education, supported by intentional social relations in fluid informal arrangements: Universal education through schooling is not feasible. Tags: Informal Learning Meta-Learning Ivan Illich. We have yet to catch up with his vision.
ADAPTIVE PATH [Information] Ben Fry’s “Computational Information Design”
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
Ben Fry, UX Week: Computational Information Design from Adaptive Path’s UX Week Videos. Cleverly elegant: That’s how to describe the work of Ben Fry, a storyteller whose medium of choice is data-sets. His work is a shining example of how aesthetics and function can work together. Transcripts.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] L’apprentissage informel
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010
My keynote was titled “The Impact and Inevitability of Informal Learning.. Informal LearningAn artifact from Learning Day at the European Commission.
- [Information] Giving up control
In an article titled Taking the Social Media Plunge: Learning to Let Go , Andy McAfee explores the reluctance of traditional organizations to embrace social media (and informal learning). Tags: Informal Learning innovation inttime Many organizations appear scared to death of Enterprise 2.0. agree with Andy on this. Andy and Jay.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Vendor-neutral
| THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
remember when we ran our informal learning unworkshops in 2006 while the major enterprise software vendors ignored us or privately told us there was no market for this stuff. Communities Informal Learning SocialLearningTweet Yes, I have called software vendors snake oil sellers. Now everything is “social. I
TONY KARRER [Information] Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2010
The other part of this thought process is that the feedback on my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 was that I should have Information Overload and Information Filtering as my user chosen prediction number 10. And that challenge is somewhat hinted at in this month’s big question: Instruction in a Information Snacking Culture?
JAY CROSS [Information] Workscaping, 4 of n
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010
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JAY CROSS [Information] LearnTrends Tweetstream backchannel
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009
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HAROLD JARCHE [Information] The Learning Layer – Review
| THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010
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JAY CROSS [Information] Identity & authenticity on the net
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2009
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HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Sensing and Thinking
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010
We can seek out (aggregate) all the sources of information on any subject and share them with the world, but if we don’t make sense of them, they’re worthless. PKM isn’t just collecting and filing bits and pieces of information for later retrieval. Tags: Informal Learning PKM
JAY CROSS [Information] Twelve more shopping days until Christmas
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2012
There’s still time to buy a copy of Informal Learning before Christmas. Informal Learningknow, I know. My wife and I still chuckle over a Christmas episode of the Bob Newhart show where Bob gives Emily a thoroughly utilitarian gift, a blenderizer. But maybe you’re stuck for ideas about what to give your staff.
JAY CROSS [Information] Join our Learning Hangout Tuesday at 1:30 pm Pacific/4:30 Eastern/9:30 Greenwich
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
Community Informal LearningJoin Google+. If this is your first time, allow 15 minutes to get set up.). Join our Learning Community. At the appointed hour, I’ll open the Hangout. Hangout accommodates ten people in a video conference. First come, first served. Have your video cam and audio ready to go. Bring a question.
- [Information] Informal Learning Flow
Since you chose your topic rather than being told, you’re more likely to retain information you find. In the realm of informal learning, I learn from David Weinberger, George Siemens, Nancy White, Ross Dawson, Mark Oehlert, Marcia Conner, and dozens of others. Go to the site and click on a concept, say, informal learning.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Take this free, brief, online course on Learning to Learn
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2010
Topics covered: Formal & informal learning. Tags: Change Informal Learning Working_smarter Addictive Learning That Sticks. In a hurry? Enroll in the course here. Learn by answering a few emailed questions every other day? SpacedEd co-founder and CEO Duncan Lennox says that is precisely what his product is doing for physicians.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Using our knowledge
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
All the information and knowledge in the world will not help us unless we take time to reflect upon what we have learned and also do something with it. Tags: Informal Learning PKM Tweet. “ Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful. Margaret J.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Ten reasons
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2010
Just saying communication, keeping up to date, exchanging information is not enough for these doubters. Homeland Security: information sharing is still not where it should be. Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime What is now needed is a rebuttal of this video. How for instance would you answer this one. Social media is a fad.
- [Information] 49% off
Amazon has dropped the price of Informal Learning. Tags: Informal Learning Buy it from Amazon.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Can You Hear Me Now?
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010
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IRVING WLADAWSKY-BERGER [Information] The Science of Information-based Predictions
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2012
Silver, on the another hand, views information-based predictions, including political forecasting, as a scientific discipline. The exponential growth in information is sometime seen as a cure-all, as computers were in the 1970s. The key to making a good forecast,” writes Silver, “is not in limiting yourself to quantitive information.
ADAPTIVE PATH [Information] UX Week 2010 – iPad apps, Information Visualization, Facebook, and more!
| MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2010
Adaptive Path has had no less than 5 projects employ serious information visualization in the past 6 months, so it was important we have a leader in the field at UX Week. We’ve asked Adam Mosseri from Facebook to discuss how they use massive amounts of analytics data to inform and drive design. Hooboy! Sara Öhrvall. Ben Fry.
- [Information] Informal Learning Blog » Another Life Unexpurgated
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Being social for learning and performance
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2010
There is solid research in social network analysis, value network analysis and social learning that can inform this shift. Tags: Communities Informal Learning Wirearchy SocialLearning Tweet Social learning has been a theme here for some time [my first post on the subject in 2005: from e-learning to s-learning ].
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Managing information and knowledge
| FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
— Can there really be Too Much Information? Information rules all of our lives. In fact, DNA, the building block of our bodies, is “the quintessential information molecule,” writes journalist James Gleick in his new book, The Information: A Theory, a History, a Flood. QUOTES. via @jrobes. KM projects are tough.
JAY CROSS [Information] Getting informal in Sao Paolo
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
“How are informal conversations transforming our understanding and learning practices in businesses and communities?. ON INFORMAL LEARNING. Investing in formal education is always high while the informal learning is neglected and even discouraged, this is a huge waste of human potential, says Jay Cross. Papagallis.
BETH KANTER [Information] The Information Diet: Not Just A Book, A Movement For Conscious Consumption of Information
| MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
I’ve been curating resources and teaching workshops on the topic of information coping skills for a couple of years. This was in the era before Facebook and there was far less information available compared today. The problem of “information overload” is nothing new and has been around for centuries. This [.]
- [Information] The key to informal learning is autonomy
For me, the key to informal learning is where the locus of control lies; so if someone plans, organises and manages what you learn, then this is not informal learning. With informal learning, it is you, the individual, who are in control. Read the full blog post here
- [Information] What REALLY is informal learning?
I've written in a number of places , including a recent blog posting about how I (and others) felt that the term "informal learning" was becoming mis-used, if not abused, so who better to put us all back on the right track, than Jay Cross, the "Father of Informal Learning" and the author of the seminal work on informal learning.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Skills 2.0 redux
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
We are now in the second week of our Summer Camp on informal and social learning. Communities Informal Learning PKMThe first week’s assignment was to read and comment on an article I wrote in 2008. wondered what had changed in the last four years and if these thoughts were still pertinent. What has not? or perhaps even Skills 3.0,
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] A quiz for enterprise learning movers & shakers…
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010
Which trend can a director of human resources, CLO, or chief information officer cast off as irrelevant to helping people work smarter? Tags: Change Informal Learning innovation Shuffle through Mary Meeker’s phenomenal research report on the state of the internet economy. Thanks for the pointer, George Siemens.). Be amazed.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Genesis of the Working Smarter Poster
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010
This morning Dave Gray asked me if I had a few minutes to talk on Skype about the Working Smarter poster I’d like to have as a companion to the Informal Learning poster Xplane and I created several years ago. The Informal Learning Poster. Tags: Informal Learning Working_smarter Dave shared his screen as we talked.
- [Information] Performance Consulting: finding the best solution from the training, informal learning, performance support mix
elements - training, informal learning and/or performance support - as show in the table below. f2f training/"e-learning" Informal Learning. When confronted with a learning or performance. problem, the normal and traditional response from L&D is to create a training. Last week I showed by the use of. and communities.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Networked Knowledge: out of the ivory tower
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
Some journalists inform but most, including the good ones, shine a lens and let us make up our minds. My post yesterday was intended to show that mainstream media were not very good at informing us on complex subjects. wanted to explain how I was able to get information and put some things together. complexity Informal Learnin
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Once more, across that chasm
| THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010
year later the use of blogs had exploded, while workflow learning had stalled and I noted that an understanding of the value of informal learning was catching on. Informal learning is being discussed throughout the profession, but in many cases it’s just lipstick on a pig. Tags: Informal Learning Technology Open Source.
JAY CROSS [Information] Oxford Debate on Informal Learning
| TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012
A couple of years ago, several of us traveled to Oxford to debate whether Informal Learning was style or substance. Related: The debate over informal learning. eLearn Magazine: The Oxford Union Debate on Informal Learning, Style or Substance? Substance won out 5:1. Here’s a brief excerpt of my position. Just Jay
DAN PONTEFRACT [Information] How did you learn about #OBL? A series of questions.
| MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011
social learning formal informal osama socialThe folks over at Mashable are running a poll entitled “ How Did You Find Out About Osama Bin Laden’s Death ?”. equate this to how you might have ‘learned’ about the incident. At least 54% of respondents used one of Twitter, Facebook and/or instant messaging social media tools. Navy SEALS. Al-Qaeda.
JANE HART [Information] Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning
| SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2012
1 – Informal Learning. Informal Learning continued to be a dominant theme through June. Clark Clark Quinn, (6 June) started us off with a post: Getting pragmatic about informal. “The L&D group has to start facilitating the sharing of information between folks. Put on your crap detectors. ” .
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Learnstreaming and PKM
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2009
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DAN PONTEFRACT [Information] The Educational T
| MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2011
To shift to the ‘connected learning’ model, where learning is part formal, informal and social, education purists might assist the overall evolution of the industry (from antiquated to purposeful) by employing the use of The Educational T. Moreover, it is continuously relegated to formal instructor-led or eLearning formats. Why don’t they?
DAVID WEINBERGER [Information] [2b2k] Notes on the history of information overload
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2009
I spent most of today tracking down some information about the history of information overload, so I though I’d blog it in case someone else is looking into this. Toffler explains information overload as being just like sensory overload, except it results from too much information. by Donald B. Lindsley. 432-435.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Seven years and still independent
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2011
Communities Informal LearningI’ve been putting my thoughts on this blog for seven years now. When I started (19 Feb 2004), the term blog was not exactly mainstream and one media “guru said blogs were on their way out. have tried to keep this blog true to my principles and beliefs but still professional and courteous.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Social media workshops
| TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010
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- [Information] 10 pieces of advice on the web, workflow, & learning
The e-Learning Centre is a free information resource for learning and development professionals and e-learning developers. Tags: General Informal Learning Metrics Social After a lengthy hibernation, Learning Light ’s eLearning Centre rides again! Check it out for news, views, jobs, reports, research papers and supplier directory.
DAN PONTEFRACT [Information] The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 & Enterprise 2.0
| SATURDAY, MAY 8, 2010
Whether you have an internal corporate university, a decentralized learning structure, or a completely outsourced model, your model should be adapted to be formal, informal and social. adoption council collaboration formal informal learnerprise social thomas malone I find myself in the center of an intellectual tempest. here ).
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Exploring and free ranging
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
Jay Cross used the term free range learning for a while in reference to informal learning and Tom Haskins picked up on the free range chicken metaphor. Working and learning in our information-rich environments with constantly changing tools and business rules presents us with frequent and longer periods of disorientation.
- [Information] Jay’s snapshots
smaller frame was showing photos of the Oxford Union Debate on informal learning. Tags: Informal Learning informl inttime Poor man’s instructional technology. bought several 12″ electronic picture frames from Amazon for $120 a pop and installed them in a display case at the Internet Time Lab in Berkeley.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] 2009: year of the tweet
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2009
Mavens are the senders and receivers of information. Tags: Communities Informal Learning Twitter has significantly change how I communicate online. Though I registered in 2007, after having tried tried out Jaiku, I didn’t really adopt micro-blogging until mid 2008. This past year I made around 5,000 Tweets or about 13 a day.
DAWN OF LEARNING [Information] Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010
Today, we keep hearing that formal presentations are out, that it’s all about informal learning, social learning and user-generated content. For this event, I decided to dispose of the safety net that had served me so well in the past and host a completely informal webinar whose content was completely driven by attendee questions.
JAY CROSS [Information] Challenging the myths surrounding informal learning
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
Jane Hart just alerted me to this post on Blackboard Blog, 5 Myths About Informal Learning. hence, there’s no difference in the measurability of formal and informal learning. that’s why most learning is informal. My comment is awaiting moderation, so I’ll repost it here: Right on. m in the optimist camp. it’s ageless.
DONALD CLARK PLAN B [Information] Gramsci (1891-1937) – hegemony, intellectuals and informal learning
| THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012
Informal education along with defined roles for intellectuals andredefining schools, are all main themes for Gramsci as he took Marxism andupdated its theories in the light of 20 th century evidence. Technologyand informal learning Many still see informal, adult education as great force for good,perhaps stripped of its Marxist clothes.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Managing in Complexity
| TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
Taylor’s Principles of Scientific Management (1911) inform many of our current practices but there are other models and frameworks available. We should be ready to have many informed conversation about managing in complexity and put forward some plausible options. This is not a training problem but rather a management issue.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] DIY is here
| TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
Over three years ago I wrote that the future of learning is DIY : With Google you can find most information that you need. This is the power of informal learning, if organisations decide to enable it. Tags: Informal Learning Technology YouTube is a quick and easy way to get “learning objects” to the world. Has anything changed?
DAVID WEINBERGER [Information] [2b2k] How much information
| FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2011
The latest issue of Science (April 1, DOI: 10.1126/science.1200970) has an article (protected by copyright from your prying eyes) by Martin Hilbert and Priscilla Lopez about the increase in information from 1986-2007. To take care of the redundancy of stored information, they normalized around the optimal compression rates of 2007.
DAN PONTEFRACT [Information] iTunesU Could Be So Much More (Part 1 of 2)
| THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
That is, the ability for the ‘crowd’ to help steer people in the right direction in their quest for learning … be it formal, informal or social learning. In a perfect world iTunesU could: help align students from different geographies to learn with one another through formal, informal and social means. Maybe it was Clarisworks. portal.
- [Information] Power of informal learning in developing managers
Here’s a six-year old article on informal learning I discovered while Googling for material on learning transfer. Informal Learning and the Transfer of Learning: How Managers Develop Proficiency. Studies that have investigated managerial informal learning in the workplace have demonstrated its pervasiveness. Michael D.
JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING [Information] Each one teach one customer service
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010
Informal Learning Working_smarterHere’s a worthy idea. Mobilize your users to support one another via Twitter. This instance is part of the latest upgrade to Firefox. The push button takes you to their Tweetstream.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] Elgg: it’s a community effort
| MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010
The Elgg community blog has more information. Tags: Informal Learning OpenSource This weekend I noticed a tweet from Alec Couros about some issues with the Ning social networking platform. This brought me to reflect, once again, how important an open source framework is as we move more of our computing to the cloud.
NANCY WHITE [Information] Information overload and Beth’s tips
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2009
I guess I was overloaded yesterday and missed Information Overload Awareness Day ! Today is Information Overload Awareness Day. The purpose is to call attention to the problem of Information Overload, how it impacts both individuals and organizations, and what can be done to lessen its impact. Take my information overload quiz.
HAROLD JARCHE [Information] From training to learning
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2010
Informal learning is crucial in the workplace. This makes the argument for change a bit easier, in that informal and social learning in the workplace is not that new of an idea and actually we’re a bit behind the times. Tags: Informal Learning InternetTime It was written c. Shifting the Paradigm from Training to Learning.
DAN PONTEFRACT [Information] Is The Root of All Evil the B.Ed Program?
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2009
It could be argued that however it’s referred to, wherever it’s offered, teacher preparation programs (sometimes referred to as ITE – Initial Teacher Education) are the cause of a continued reliance on the all-instructor-led model and less on a formal, informal, social mix of pedagogy or andragogy. formal ilt informal ite k-12 social
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