Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What is a Blog? A blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Readers catch up with blogs by starting at the top and reading down until they encounter material they’re already read. Though blogs are typically thought of as personal journals, there is no limit to what may be covered in a blog. While the earliest blogs were created by hand, blogging becam widely popular with the advent of blog authoring tools.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

The information in this series has been something I've been presenting, writing, blogging about and more recently doing workshops around. But hopefully 2009 will be the year when that begins to change. Tool Sets are Personal A caveat that I make in every presentation on this topic is that studies of personal information management repeatedly show that tool sets and methods for personal work and learning are personal. Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall ).

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The Standalone LMS is Dead

Dan Pontefract

This past week, I attended the SharePoint 2009 conference in Las Vegas. I’ll provide some feedback on that particular release in another blog posting (read Bill Simser for now) but what the conference itself got me thinking about was that, thankfully, the standalone LMS is definitely going to become redundant. Facebook for the organization implies three things: A development platform that serves up formal, informal and social content & connection for all.

[2b2k] [berkman] Alison Head on how students seek information

David Weinberger

Alison Head, who is at the Berkman Center and the Library Information Lab this year, but who is normally based at U of Washington’s Info School, is giving a talk called “Modeling the Information-Seeking Process of College Students.” NOTE: Live-blogging.

Learning Pulse

Xyleme

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse October 30th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Harold Jarche is blogging about the future of the training department , briefly looking back at the pre-training age and then at how training has evolved after its invention in the 20th century. Clive Shepherd is blogging on how this has changed in 2009. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload

Tony Karrer

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. Great post by Tim Kastelle - Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Innovation.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

How Micro-Blogging Came To Be. This was the beginning of a new term; micro-blogging. PC Magazine defines micro-blogging as follows: A blog that contains brief entries about the activities of an individual or company.

nigelpaine.com - Blog - Ada Lovelace Day

Nigel Paine

Blog RSS. ABC Values » Tuesday Mar 24 2009. Tuesday, 24 March, 2009 at 12:41 PM. Enter your information below to add a new comment. My response is on my own website » Author: (forget stored information). Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact. Send Email. nigelpaine.com. Leadership. Learning. Technology. Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact. Send Email. Navigation. Links. Articles.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

How Micro-Blogging Came To Be. This was the beginning of a new term; micro-blogging. PC Magazine defines micro-blogging as follows: A blog that contains brief entries about the activities of an individual or company.

Learning Pulse

Xyleme

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse April 8th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Jay Cross has started a conversation on the Future of Organizational Learning and Development. Michael Hanley analyzing 5 factors that are contributing to the emergence of informal and non-formal learning. are discussed in the first part whereas Knowledge centers and Learning simulations in the second part of his blog posting. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. Power of informal learning in developing managers. Informal Learning and the Transfer of Learning: How Managers Develop Proficiency MORE.

$1 million e-learning no more…

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > $1 Million e-Learning no more… $1 Million e-Learning no more… April 15th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’ve been in the training and development business for nearly 20 years now. September 18th, 2009 at 12:02 | #1 rapid elearning courses rapid elearning courses… Hey nice post there. newsgator Bloglines iNezha Contact blogs (at) xyleme.com About Me Dawn Poulos is the primary author of this blog.

single-source learning content development…

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > Single-Source Learning Content Development… Single-Source Learning Content Development… March 13th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment If the number of people in my recent conference sessions are any indication more and more organizations are seeing the promise of single-source learning content development. newsgator Bloglines iNezha Contact blogs (at) xyleme.com About Me Dawn Poulos is the primary author of this blog.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

At the same time, we are shifting into an era in which knowledge work and learning occur where re-engineered business processes collide with a participative and interactive ecology of information flows. Informed Judgment. The July issue of Chief Learning Officer is now available online.

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eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

Informal learning? Are you focused on and responsible for informal learning solutions? Providing a set of tools (wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc.) Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

We constantly go through a process of looking at bits of information and trying to make sense of them by adding to our existing knowledge or testing out new patterns in our sense-making efforts. Web tools to help us go public include micro-blogging; blogs and podcasts. Blogging.

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New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This work, in turn, is suggesting and supporting the model of learning described in the first section, that of a course network supporting and informing an ever-shifting set of course episodes. This is the basis for the models and strategies that characterize what has come to be called informal learning. Elgg, 2009) Systems such as Elgg therefore combine the functions of content management and social networking. 2009). 2009). 2009). 2009). 2009).

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

Here’s what I was blogging five years ago: When I began writing about eLearning in 1998, some of us felt the training industry had struck gold! Nonetheless, most corporate learning is informal; improving the channels for pull learning makes it more effective.

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Old Growth Media And The Future Of News

Steven Berlin Johnson

It was the result of a kind of imbalance: not a chemical imbalance, an information imbalance. The information lag went from months to days. And that’s not even mentioning the rumor blogs. The Times itself is now launching local Brooklyn blogs , which is great.

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Social Learning – Highlights

Harold Jarche

The course is an artifact of a time when information was scarce and connections were few. Julien Pouget : Social learning can be considered a way of learning that is based on collaborative practices and internet technologies associated with them (wikis, bookmarking, blogs, etc.). Clark Quinn : When you learn with others, you co-create your understanding, and this has implications for formal and informal learning, as well as organizational and societal effectiveness.

Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

” (Financial information is one of the few kinds of information whose recipients don’t want to share.) “Micropayments work for iTunes, so they will work for us!” They are demanding to be told that ancient social bargains aren’t in peril, that core institutions will be spared, that new methods of spreading information will improve previous practice rather than upending it. says: December 30, 2009 at 3:49 pm. [.] Clay Shirky.

[berkman] Samuel Bowles on property rights in the information age

David Weinberger

Samuel Bowles is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk called: “Kudunomics: Property rights for the information based economy.&# NOTE: Live-blogging. Omitting key information. Arrow: “Information is a fugitive resource.&# The problem of the info economy is that information creates both substantial ambiguity or prop rights and a lot of inequality (winner-take-all).

Gen Y Redefines Learning | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Gen Y Redefines Learning by Kevin Wheeler on August 10, 2009 Gen Y, those in their twenties now, and all those who follow are born of bits and bytes.

Informal learning hot list for February 2009

Jay Cross

It beats threshing a barrage of chaff to locate the kernels of information you want. The Informal Learning Flow aggregator is beginning to take social signals into account. Hot List on Informal Learning. February 2009 Posts. Top 10 Tools for Your Blog or Web Site. February 2009 Keywords. You can harness the same technology to focus searches for information. Informal Learning Flow and RSS and. Innovation Informal Learning Community Web 2.0

The Evolution of My Complex Relationship with Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

From time to time, I like to reflect on my feelings about blogging, and then write about them in an entry in my blog. I have not done so in a while, and it has now been just about six years since I started this blog, so I thought that it would be a good time to return to the subject. I started blogging at the urging of colleagues at IBM. For several years my friend and colleague John Patrick had been urging me to start a blog. I write this blog.

Habits, Frameworks and Corporate Universities

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Habits, Frameworks and Corporate Universities by Kevin Wheeler on September 2, 2009 We all know how to learn – it’s built into our genetic makeup- but we struggle to articulate and explain how we do it. In his theory, children acquire information and then, by testing it with experience, add to it.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Smaller companies and startups often say that the established vendors “just don’t get it&# and that the new features they’ve incorporated – blogs, wikis, discussion forums, tags, etc.

Your favorite 2009 posts on Internet Time Blog

Jay Cross

Informal Learning 2.0. Streams, not blogs? Like classrooms in training, blogs will always be around. But also like classrooms, blogs are ceasing to be the primary source of value. My blogs show but one of many perspectives of Jay. Tags: Blogging

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

December 2009 December 1-4, 2009 New Zealand Association for Research in Education , Distinction Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand. www.online-educa.com December 2-4, 2009 eAsia , Colombo, Sri Lanka. link] December 3-4, 2009 Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture , Rome, Italy.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 , was most popular post for 2009 (see 2009 Top Posts and Topics ) and it came up pretty high in the recent Top 125 eLearning Posts of 2009. Certainly the Hottest Topics in eLearning for 2009 were social and informal learning.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

And as part of this, I’ve been taking advantage of: 2009 Predictions How Did I Do? 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. 2009 has continued that effort. And many of my 2009 Top Posts and Topics are related to exactly this. However, during 2009, I had a bit of an aha moment. If you think about it, Twitter, Blog Comments, etc.

2009: year of the tweet

Harold Jarche

Though I registered in 2007, after having tried tried out Jaiku, I didn’t really adopt micro-blogging until mid 2008. Once you get used to the medium, it’s much easier than trying to write a blog post, which of course is easier than writing a feature article, let alone a book.

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins.

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[berkman] From Freedom of Information to Open data … for open accountability

David Weinberger

” NOTE: Live-blogging. Omitting key information. The Web is making the Freedom of Information Act (FOIOA) obsolete. An open data policy is necessary to keep freedom of information up to date, and to move toward open accountability. One of the cornerstones of transparency policy is freedom of information regulation. Modern FOI laws require governments to react to requests and to proactively provide information. (In In May 2009, data.gov launched.

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Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Don't Waste Your Time , April 1, 2009 This has been brewing for some time now. This is her blog.

Information Radar

Tony Karrer

You need information radar that continuously scans for new, quality information that you should be aware of. Information Addiction Let me start this topic with a word of caution. This reaction causes you to seek more information. Aggregator Blogs.

Where’s your data?

Harold Jarche

I wrote about the importance of owning your data for blogging a while back and last week’s Twitter crash coupled with the demise of an URL shortener only reinforce that in my mind. LinkedIn: contact information copied to Hard Drive.

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TNP: 20 Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It has been almost 20 years, and I thought I had put it behind me, but recently I see that my former supervisor, and chair of that committee, is now one of the people blogging on a philosophy website. My work continued to be informed by my understanding of connectionism, people power, the Tao, and related concepts. In 1989 I was reaching the peak of my career.

Sensory Processing Disorders 2009 - Research Closing the Gap

Eide Neurolearning

Announcement: ** Sign Up is now Open** Eides/ Biel Sensory Processing Online Webinar Nov 12th & 13th 2009 Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide and Lindsey Biel OTR/L Authors of The Mislabeled Child and Raising a Sensory Smart Child Register and more information about the conference here !

Dilbert Warns Me About Work Literacy

Tony Karrer

Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs Should the following Dilbert worry me about Work Literacy? Much of the idea of Work Literacy is to help people who need to keep up with how technology impacts knowledge work.