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. Context Online learning today is beginning to be dominated by developments in games, simulations and related technologies. Siemens, Where does the learning occur??,

Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. In his post, he really is looking primarily at the University of Manitoba's Connectivism Course that he designed and delivered with George Siemens to 2200 students in Fall 2008 and you can tell that he's busy thinking about the technology behind the Fall 2009 course. There's a lot to learn from that experience. I'd be curious to hear thoughts on that kind of learning experience.

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Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's the end of 2008, and while most people are predicting what will happen in 2009 , I look back at those who predicted 2008. As for e-learning, 2008 was a year in which very little actually occurred(even in gaming, the headline reads Old Standby Back On Top ). Ultimately, time is one of our most valuable resources, and I am hopeful that in 2008 it will be easier to learn, as well as to create and locate high-quality learning content.

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Internet Time Blog » Map to the Internet Time Ecosystem

Jay Cross

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Virtual Worlds Management Industry Forecast 2008

Mark Oehlert

Also examined in the report are the 2008 business goals for many of the leading companies in the industry. What are your top 3 trend predictions for 2008? What business goals have you set for 2008? What challenges do you expect 2008 to bring for the virtual worlds industry?

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn.

Onramps to online engagement | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Barrier 1: No Shared Context for Learning Together One of the possible barriers we identified was the different cultural contexts for sharing work in progress as a way of learning. But sometimes we are blind to our own learning and strengths. What did people learn?

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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. While on the one hand, new technology allows schools and instructors to offer learning in new ways, educators nonetheless continue to face limitations imposed by technology, and sometimes the lack of technology.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

The Learning Revolution: Where have all the leaders gone? So, of course, I say, great post. :) There are some interesting thoughts in the post, but also Most learning professionals can only do so much. There's a vacuum of leadership in the adoption of enterprise/web/learning 2.0 tools from learning professionals in senior positions and too many barriers put up by over-zealous HR and IT departments. Being a learning professional in a Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wow.Has it been almost a month?! Lets Talk 2008.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « 2007 edublog winners announced! » January 07, 2008 Wow.Has it been almost a month?! Lets Talk 2008. " What are your predictions for learning for 2008 ?"

Online Educa 08

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Online Educa 08 by Jay Cross on December 2, 2008 Just getting ready. My workshop on Social Learning and the Web is tomorrow.

Harold Jarche » T&D Learning in 2020

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability."

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Connectivism & Connected Knowledge

Jay Cross

They learned in transparent environments, and in the process, became teachers to others.

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Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Origins of “eLearning&# by Jay Cross on November 30, 2008 On April Fool’s Day of this year, I wrote the following page in the Learnscaping un-book.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Origins of “eLearning&# by Jay Cross on November 30, 2008 On April Fool’s Day of this year, I wrote the following page in the Learnscaping un-book.

Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." 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.

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Map to the Internet Time Ecosystem

Jay Cross

Time after time in my recent workshops on web-enabled informal learning, I found myself using my own sites as examples of learning technologies. Two years ago, the focus was on how to apply social software for learning.

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Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." 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).

An email of complaint sent to Air India

Jay Cross

jay Jay Cross jaycross.com Internet Time Group Berkeley, California 1.510.528.3105 { 72 comments… read them below or add one } ← Previous Comments Salim Kanani March 31, 2008 at 11:18 pm The following is the reply I got and it sucks. On April 29, 2008 Ms.

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An email of complaint sent to Air India

Jay Cross

jay Jay Cross jaycross.com Internet Time Group Berkeley, California 1.510.528.3105 { 72 comments… read them below or add one } ← Previous Comments Salim Kanani March 31, 2008 at 11:18 pm The following is the reply I got and it sucks. On April 29, 2008 Ms.

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Training Specialist

Clark Quinn

Saw a post by Matthew Franz - where he tells us - I don't get e-learning 2.0 - and it made me wonder if Franz is a training specialist - who's not looking at more than training as a model for learning. Here's what he said: I just don't get why folks are trying to lump in wikis, blogs, rss, etc. as "e-learning." RSS, Blog, Wikis, etc. are also tools, but think of the absurdity of making a big deal of Excel as an "e-learning 1.0 about learning?

Harold Jarche " PKM - Personally Managing Your Knowledge

Harold Jarche

Entries RSS | Comments RSS. Harold Jarche on An educated and informed citizenry. Informal Learning. Learning. Posted on June 2nd, 2008 by Harold Jarche. Learning is an individual activity that often happens with and is supported by others.

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Harold Jarche » Seeing What’s Next

Harold Jarche

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Harold Jarche » Free-agents and natural enterprises are better value

Harold Jarche

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Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

The Learning Revolution: Where have all the leaders gone? So, of course, I say, great post. :) There are some interesting thoughts in the post, but also Most learning professionals can only do so much. There's a vacuum of leadership in the adoption of enterprise/web/learning 2.0 tools from learning professionals in senior positions and too many barriers put up by over-zealous HR and IT departments. Being a learning professional in a Web 2.0

Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Harold Jarche

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Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Harold Jarche

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Harold Jarche » Wake up and smell the coffee

Harold Jarche

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Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Oh well.had to get back to work anyway.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « I keep coming back to this intact cohort idea. » May 05, 2008 Oh well.had to get back to work anyway.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Catch Up Post: Virtual Worlds Saving Lives, Experience Design and an RFI for an MMO for NASA (acronym attack!)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Arrgghh!!! Main | Great Quote from Interview with Raph Koster » February 04, 2008 Catch Up Post: Virtual Worlds Saving Lives, Experience Design and an RFI for an MMO for NASA (acronym attack!)

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Strength of weak knowledge sources

Jay Cross

The same principle holds true for information. Novices learn lots; that’s who most of the conferences are for. I’m assembling the un-book sequel to Informal Learning. I know, or know of, everyone there, but most of them aren’t among my incoming RSS feeds. When I come against an issue of, say, learning culture, I’d be more likely to get a fresh perspective from these folks than from the usual suspects in the training blogosphere.

Harold Jarche » Need for collaboration continues to grow

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." The need for online collaboration and the integration of work and learning will continue as long as we have the Internet. The aim is to help online community managers learn and practice their role.

ASTD TechKnowledge

Tony Karrer

Better yet, go take a look at: Be an Insanely Great Professional Conference Attendee Better Questions for Learning Professionals Continuing Thoughts on Questions What Questions Should We be Asking? Session Hopping a Practical Guide General Session - New Work Literacies and E-Learning 2.0 The results are in, and most knowledge workers are struggling to adapt to new forms of work and learning. As learning professionals, we have an opportunity to take a leading role.

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. Things You Can Do in Ten Minutes to Be a More Successful E-learning Professional By Stephen Downes, National Research Council Canada 5.

EFQUEL Slides Featured on Slideshare | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 06 2008 EFQUEL Slides Featured on Slideshare Published by Nancy White at 7:54 pm under events , learning I was surprised to get an email that the slides I used at a keynote at the European Foundation for Quality in ELearning are currently featured on SlideShare’s SlideShare’s homepage.

Harold Jarche » Proficiency-based training

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." Learning how to fly an aircraft is an expensive endeavour and each flight costs several thousand dollars. For learning professionals, it is important to design tests that can validate competency.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Geek Alert - Joke About Large Hadron Collider Ahead

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others | Main | Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): OMG.There are spies everywhere sabotaging our organizations!!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Godspeed Tim Russert. » June 14, 2008 OMG.There are spies everywhere sabotaging our organizations!! June 14, 2008 in Arrghh!!! Posted by: Edward Sargent | December 09, 2008 at 03:30 PM That is horrifyingly close to home. Posted by: Damien DeBarra | June 19, 2008 at 09:11 AM The comments to this entry are closed.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Off Topic: Lets look at this at this as a chance to learn about oil

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content | Main | The Danger of "Quick Wins » June 19, 2008 Off Topic: Lets look at this at this as a chance to learn about oil Just FYI people - According to a report released in May 2008 by the Energy Information Administration - an office within the Dept.

Last Year's eLearn Magazine Predictions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Everybody is busily predicting 2008, but who is checking 2007's predictions? Richard Mayer , Department of Psychology, University of California, USA Predicted: "Researchers will continue to make progress in determining the instructional design features of e-learning that promote learning, including research-based principles for the use of animated pedagogical agents, intelligent tutoring systems, simulations, games, virtual reality, and multimedia environments." HD learning?