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My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

In February I added links to over 100 resources in my 2012 Reading List , but these are my 10 favourite. They happen below the surface.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions. I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki? How about math? Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

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What’s in your social media measurement tool box and why?

Beth Kanter

Social media measurement tools give you data. KD Paine offers a great framework for matching tools with data collection and analysis tasks.

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing Work Life Integration

How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseOr even both!, Or maybe not.

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Luis Suarez

That seems to be the right measure for me as to how much time I spend using social software tools every day. However, it * does* work! Grrr).

Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseSocial Business is Maturing.

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

TOOLS & PLATFORMS. The C4LPT Directory lists over 2,000 tools for learning and performance:  . SERVICES & ACTIVITIES. C4LPT.co.uk/directory-of-learning-performance-tools/.

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

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

Classes, courses and curricula – structured learning events – don’t provide all the tools in the toolkit. Most people get it.

Managing Metadata with Resource Profiles

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract Existing learning object metadata describing learning resources postulates descriptions contained in a single document. This document, typically authored in IEEE-LOM, is intended to be descriptively complete, that is, it is intended to contain all relevant metadata related to the resource. can map to URIs.3 link] 5 M.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

It is an extract from my recent book, Modern Workplace Learning: A resource guide for L&D. Social learning

What Are the Chances of Pragmatic Pathways for Social Business?

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseTo quote her: . Our selves.

70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices

Charles Jennings

The Forum has been designed to bring together tools, resources, and people who are actively involved in using 70:20:10 approaches.

Design Thinking and the Workplace Experience

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

They were focused on process and workflow optimization rather than on employee’s journeys and experiences.  . Sensory and emotional engagement. 

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a useful model

Harold Jarche

While these numbers are not firm, they provide a rule of thumb, especially for resource allocation to support learning at work.

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Charles Jennings

At the time in the late 1980s, Michael Lombardo and I were teaching a course at the Center called Tools for Developing Effective Executives.

The Smart Worker : learning continuously with social media

Jane Hart

“today’s work environment doesn’t tolerate learners stepping out of their workflow to learn unless it is absolutely vital to do so. 

Learning Design Tools (Demonstrations)

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

You need simpler tools and methods. It has a resource manager with resources classed by a technical ontology. These resources are fed into a graph, where they are assigned certain semantical properties. So we got new tools for running learning designs. LAMS is a wrapper around the tool, and uses certain hooks.

Working in the dark

Harold Jarche

Tools like internal wikis can facilitate this, if they are used. Alex Bogusky says that, “ Transparency isn’t a choice. The Wirearchy

Ensuring knowledge flow through narration

Harold Jarche

Today, content capture and creation tools let people tell their own stories and weave these together to share in their networks.

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

Jane Hart

Supporting Personal Knowledge Management: tools, techniques, skills and behaviours. Focus is on tools to create and manage learning content.

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

On the Social Web millions of people freely and willingly share resources they have created for others to use. Tweet. Summary.

Overcoming the Course and Control mindset hurdles

Jane Hart

These findings are of course in line with study after study that shows that most learning in the workplace happens outside of formal training.

Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital tools provide graphic artists and product designers with the ability to work more quickly and flexibly than ever before. 

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 systems were modeled on distance education resources such as programmed texts and course workbooks. Content was treated differently by Stallman. CCK11.

Workforce Development Services: A new framework of training and learning support

Jane Hart

This will be a fundamental service in the WDS Framework as it will serve as the main entry point to the department. There is a big difference.

Learning and Performance Support Systems

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What follows is a version of the case we presented to NRC senior executive in order to have this program approved.

70:20:10 Primer

Charles Jennings

If you are looking for a more detailed resource, see below the Primer. wrote the one-page ‘primer’ below to serve that immediate purpose.

From Courses to Campaigns : using the 70:20:10 approach

Charles Jennings

There are many reasons why this objective makes good sense. Secondly, we also know that context is vital for effective learning.

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Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

NRC''s track record in this sector includes the leadership role it played in the eduSource network of learning object repositories, the Sifter/Filter content recommender later commercialized as Racofi, sentiment analysis in learning, the Synergic3 collaborative workflow system, and more. Engagement is at the core of cMOOC learning.

Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

We value informal learning and want to support people learn continuously – in the workflow. We use lite tracking to ascertain useful resources. 2 -  The Smart Worker wants immediate access to solutions to his performance problems. We ban access to social media resources – just to make sure. The first few paragraphs say it all!

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

Deliver more value with fewer resources. It really is the best of times and the worst of times for learning professionals. There is a choice.

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Using Salesforce to Cultivate Donor Relationships

Beth Kanter

As a resource developer I could not efficiently track year to year donations or identify if one of our graduates was a potential donor.

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

This minority uses a disproportionate share of the training department’s resources and mindshare. It’s the biggest frame of the big picture.

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The Smart Worker : learns best with and from others

Jane Hart

This is the the 7th post in a series of blog postings about how L&D departments need to change to meet the needs of today’s Smart Worker.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

In 2012, Peter Aceto, the President and CEO of ING DIRECT – a Canadian bank with 1.78 Two points come to mind from that speech.

Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

But I think this is rather like shutting  the stable door after  the horse has bolted; it’s just too late. Reflect and review. Contribute and share.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Open Educational Resources Matures 4. We are seeing the beginning of lots of Mobile Learning tool offerings. Learning apps. Video galore.

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!