Things You Really Need to Learn

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

When preparing to jump across a gap, for example, you may visualize yourself landing on the other side. If, for example, you are looking at a 5 meter gap, you should be asking, "How many times have I successfully jumped 5 meters? Things fall, for example. For example, an argument will have two major parts, a premise and a conclusion. For example, when your boss says something to you, apply the same test.

How to Write Articles and Essays Quickly and Expertly

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

For example, I am writing this item as I wait for the internet to start working again in the Joburg airport departures area. In this article, for example, I am writing a descriptive article. Or you can define something indirectly, by giving examples of telling stories. The ball is red," for example, were the ball is the object and 'red' is the property. Let's look at each of the four types in more detail, and show (with examples, to animate!)

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Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Summary

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Note: I'm posting this as an example of a rigorous examination and deconstruction of an academic paper. Worked Examples A worked example = "the epitome of strongly guided instruction" vs. "Discovering the solution to a problem in an information-rich environment" = "the epitome of minimally guided discovery learning." "The when worked examples themselves produce a heaviy cognitive load 2.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Mastering New Marketing Practices

John Hagel

Read More] Tracked on July 31, 2006 at 07:50 AM » Mastering the new marketing practices from Emergence Marketing One of the great sessions at last months CMO summit, which was organized by Corante and the Center on Global Brand Leadership, was moderated by Johh Hagel.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

John Hagel

For example: These management principles – variety, competition, allocation flexibility, devolution and activism – stand in marked contrast to those we’ve inherited from the early decades of the Industrial Revolution. Posted by: Tom Simon | April 13, 2006 at 09:04 AM Hagel great thoughts!!!

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Doc Searls and The Intention Economy

John Hagel

To use Doc’s example, he knows about the ski slopes in Park City and has an intention to rent a car to get there, but how does he find out about a ski slope in Chile that offers an even better skiing experience given his particular skills and interest?

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Disney, Pixar and Jobs

John Hagel

As just one simple example, this is why singles gave way to albums in the music business. Read More] Tracked on February 06, 2006 at 02:33 PM » More Authors Blogging from 800-CEO-READ Blog It seems that authors are starting to get blogging.

Is Gagne Relevant for eLearning Courseware Design?

Tony Karrer

an instructional ladder that leads straight to Dullsville His examples unfortunately hit a little too close to the mark for many of the courses that are built out there: 1 Gaining attention Normally an over long Flash animation or corporate intro, rarely an engaging interactive event. I personally am a big fan of a model where you accomplish 1-3 by challenging the learner with an example that leads to the primary questions you are trying to answer with the course.

Knowledge Management Core Issues

Tony Karrer

Once again top level support, legitimization and walking the talk - leading via example is the key. Great post by Denham Grey - Perennial KM issues that are very similar to the core problems that we deal with in eLearning: How to speed learning, increase awareness and share experiences. With an ever deceasing half-life of knowledge , just keeping up has become a major corporate imperative.

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

so my focus could have been on richer information sharing" "Have a pre-class experience for those unfamiliar with the tools to learn more about them by having demonstrations or showing examples. Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 Approaches Course Description: The purpose of this course is to give you an opportunity to learn about collaborative learning by participating in collaborative learning.

Web 2.0 Tool - Great Collaboration Example

Tony Karrer

Andrew McAfee has posted about Avenue A Razorfish's (AARF) Intranet that uses Web 2.0 tools as part of information sharing: AARF has built interfaces to the bookmarking site del.icio.us , the photo sharing site Flickr , and Digg , a site where members vote on the importance of news stories. All three use tags, or something close.

Strategy & Business Lists Hard Facts Among Decade's 10 Most.

Bob Sutton

   I am pleased to announce that, for 2006, they picked the book that Jeff Pfeffer and I wrote about evidence-management.    Here is what they said: 2006 Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense: Profiting from Evidence-Based Management , by Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Just wondering about your selection of "Steve Jobs" - seems to me that he qualified as a prime example of the main character in your most famous book?

Shift in Blended Learning - Example of Melding of Training and Support

Tony Karrer

As an example from the software training world, what we are seeing more an more is a melding of Training and Support materials.

Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Readings

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Note: I'm posting this as an example of the reading I have done while reviewing an academic paper. 2006). The experience of teaching to the test is far from uncommon, and high input methods such as detailed revision notes, worked examples and practice papers are certainly felt to be effective by many, if effectiveness is determined by performance on narrow spectrum tests, as indeed it is in UK and US education. Worked-out example principle. Kirschner et al (2006).

Great Example of Group Collaboration - e-Book: E-learning Concepts and Techniques

Tony Karrer

It was a project-based assignment for the online class, E-Learning Concepts and Techniques Spring 2006. As an example - look at the section on Instructional Design Models. I found this via Eric Tremblay - e-Learning Acupuncture: Q: Does group collaboration online work? E-Learning Concepts and Techniques is a collaborative e-book project by Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's Department of Instructional Technology students and guest authors.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

An extreme example of this is LinkedIn, the social networking site helping to connect business people based on profile data and knowledge about networks of relationships. Cheers, Posted by: Sergiu | December 05, 2006 at 11:40 AM How are social networks used in recruitment?

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

An extreme example of this is LinkedIn, the social networking site helping to connect business people based on profile data and knowledge about networks of relationships. Cheers, Posted by: Sergiu | December 05, 2006 at 11:40 AM How are social networks used in recruitment?

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Innovation and the Competition for Talent in China and India

John Hagel

In the IT services industry in India for example, the article quotes Nasscom, an Indian trade association, as reporting that annual employee turnover rates are approaching 40 percent and pay inflation reaching 20 percent this year.

stevenberlinjohnson.com:

Steven Berlin Johnson

His take on Bootcamp -- Windows: The New Classic -- is a perfect example why: The old equation -- decades old -- is that most computers ranWindows (or, if you go back far enough, DOS) and some otherones, the ones from Apple, ran Mac OS. April 06, 2006 in Interface | Permalink Comments Agreed on Gruber. Posted by: Ian | April 07, 2006 at 08:37 AM Actually, Macs now run on a subset of PC hardware, not a superset.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Visualizing Atlantic Yards

Steven Berlin Johnson

This is a great example of the power of mixing open-ended geo software with on-the-ground local knowledge and passion. February 06, 2006 in Cities | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Visualizing Atlantic Yards : Comments Continuity and discontinuity are also defined by zoning, and there's been no rezoning for the Atlantic Yards project.

Something Everyone Should Do

Tony Karrer

For example, take a look at Karl Kapp's post. And then carve out 30-60 minutes to think through the questions: What will you remember most about 2006? The Learning Circuits Blog Question for December already is getting some really great posts.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Experimenting with Virtual Worlds in the Real Marketplace

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « Business, Innovation and Survival | Main | Applying "Lean" Thinking to Healthcare Solutions » December 18, 2006 Experimenting with Virtual Worlds in the Real Marketplace Last week I was interviewed by Stephen Shankland, a technology reporter for CNET.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Internet Strategy - Red Ocean or Blue Ocean?

John Hagel

Read More] Tracked on December 07, 2006 at 05:53 AM » Snorkeling in a Red Ocean: Yahoos Peanut Butter Manifesto from ChristianSarkar.com Read John Hagels post "Internet Strategy - Red Ocean or Blue Ocean?"

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: No Spike Is An Island

John Hagel

An article in the Wall Street Journal by Timothy Aeppel on October 26, 2006 illustrates this with a great example from a spike that has escaped a lot of public attention. Posted by: Kevin Jones | November 24, 2006 at 10:03 PM Hi -- Nice.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Skills for the 21st Century - Engineering Systems Solutions to Real World Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

However, a proper education in complex systems should be complemented with concrete, real-life examples or case studies of how businesses and other institutions are using engineering systems to address complex problems in their organizations.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: BenQ and Siemens - Western Envy

John Hagel

In the meantime, rather than viewing the BenQ acquisition as a troubling exception to a broader set of patterns that I see playing out on a global level, I can now point to it as an example of the deep challenges executives will encounter if they ignore these patterns.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Offshoring and Healthcare

John Hagel

subscription required) which appeared in the March/April 2006 issue of Foreign Affairs. This is where that New York Times article on October 15, 2006 comes in. Posted by: neelakantan | October 23, 2006 at 10:10 PM 1.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Learning without Barriers

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Posted on December 04, 2006 at 06:00 AM in Innovation , Society and Culture | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Learning without Barriers : Comments It reads well.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Attracting Talent in Spikes and Firms

John Hagel

As just one example, the growing power of customers resulting from the relative scarcity of attention increases the need for sustained innovation which in turn increases the relative value of talent.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Business, Innovation and Survival

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At IBM, for example, our technical community had been anticipating the rapid advances of CMOS technologies in the late 1980s, which opened the door for new competitors to attack the mainframe with less expensive client-server UNIX and PC-based platforms.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Business, Innovation and Survival

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At IBM, for example, our technical community had been anticipating the rapid advances of CMOS technologies in the late 1980s, which opened the door for new competitors to attack the mainframe with less expensive client-server UNIX and PC-based platforms.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Creation Nets

John Hagel

Rich discussions of open source software initiatives, for example, tend to restrict their scope to that one domain of collaboration. Read More] Tracked on May 05, 2006 at 05:31 AM » Accelerated change threatens eLearning ROI.

stevenberlinjohnson.com:

Steven Berlin Johnson

August 03, 2006 in Brains | Permalink Comments good! August 08, 2006 at 01:10 AM I like that you're a husband of one wife. Posted by: Michael | August 24, 2006 at 08:59 AM The comments to this entry are closed.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Misconceptions About China

John Hagel

Andrew Browne’s article on the front page of the Wall Street Journal on September 15, 2006 helps to challenge this misconception. A prominent article in the September 18, 2006 issue of Fortune provides just one example of this misconception.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Peace and Entrepreneurship

John Hagel

As loans are made, Grameen Bank relies on a variety of mechanisms to manage risk – for example, initial loans are for very small amounts and weekly payments are required as a way to get early visibility on potential default risks.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Langlois and the Vanishing Hand

John Hagel

Of course, at some level, the emergence of traditional retailing could be viewed as an early example of separation of customer relationship businesses from product businesses. Posted by: TomBomb.com | September 12, 2006 at 11:41 AM It all boils down to the golden rule on the front line.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Joga.com and the Return of Community

John Hagel

and Adidas signed up as official sponsors for the FIFA World Cup 2006. Adidas play as an example of Web 1.0 thinking versus the Google/Nike play as an example of Web 2.0 Read More] Tracked on April 05, 2006 at 09:06 PM » Joga.com: The Not-So Beautiful Game?

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?

John Hagel

Over the past couple of months, this theme has received a lot more attention, prompted in large part by the writings of Dion Hinchcliffe and by the discussions at two industry gatherings – SPARK/ MIX 06 and Software 2006. Amazon provides an early, and very limited, example of this opportunity.

Tumbleweeds

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Why, for example, did MySpace succeed where Friendster foundered? Examples of this may be found in unexpected places. Craigslist, for example, is a runaway success because it supports a collaboration between buyer and seller; eBay, Amazon, eTrade and others have managed the same feat.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Long Tail and the Structure of the Media Industry

John Hagel

While he clearly believes that these forces are playing out in a growing range of product and service businesses, Chris spends the bulk of the book discussing examples from the media business, ranging from video to music to books.