eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 1-5, 2012 Learning Forward Conference, (Learning Forward is the new name for the National Staff Development Council, NSDC), Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Social Media Revolution 2013: the video

Jane Hart

I’ve just noticed that Erik Qualman updated his video on the Social Media Revolution in November 2012. This one is number 4 in the series – for 2013. YouTube

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eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] January 2012 January 2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando, California, USA. link] January 4-7, 2012 Presidents Institute , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA.

Autotelic: The Word of 2013

Dan Pontefract

In 2012 , I believed we all could be better interlocutors; capable of acting as a perpetual liaison between groups, ideas, knowledge and people. To be absorbed in meaningful work is the quest for 2013. That’s right … autotelic is the word of 2013.

New framework: 2013 and beyond – What will appear and disappear in our lives

Ross Dawson

As every year, at Future Exploration Network we are using a substantially different format from our most other annual frameworks, 12 Themes for 2012 and Zeitgeist 2011. As a futurist, the end of the year means it is once again time to release a structured look at the future.

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Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts in 2012 at [link]. Erik Qualman recently showed this in the next take of Social Media 2013 video clips.

2012 in Words and Pictures

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Making fun of the rich and their excesses is nothing new, but nobody did it better than Psy in 2012, and boy, it needed doing! billion in the first half of 2012, which amounts to a 27.8%

Sizing up social business for 2012

Dion Hinchcliffe

There were many shifts in how businesses applied social media to how they worked last year. These were the most significant ones. Enterprise 2.0 SAP Oracle Microsoft IT Priorities Enterprise Software Collaboration CIO Big Data

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

So, if you are looking for some ideas, then here are the Top 100 Tools 2012 , organised into 12 different categories. It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates.

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The More We DO, the Less Time We Have to REFLECT – Happy New Year 2013!

Luis Suarez

Samuel Driessen (@driessen) November 13, 2012. You know, it’s a new year, 2013 (Happy New Year, by the way!). If interested, go and have a read at “ Social Business in 2013: A Challenge, An Opportunity, A Commitment “ .

Favourite Posts of 2013 That I Wrote & Published

Dan Pontefract

I’m referring to a recent post where I highlighted many interesting articles and posts in 2013 that I read … and another post where I highlighted several long-form books I found to be quite intriguing. This post turns the mirror toward my own writing in 2013.

My UX Week 2012 Mixtape

Adaptive Path

Register for UX Week 2013 Now! For almost any conference, the talks that linger most with me are those that help me see things from different perspectives, especially if they give me insight into how design challenges are solved in other fields.

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 <Originally published to CLO Magazine, November 2013 Edition> 395 total views, 391 views today.

The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For the 2013 edition, Deloitte chose to break up its findings into five separate reports, each focused on a different topic. In the case of the 2013 Shift Index, the story centers on the puzzling discrepancy in technology adoption between individuals and organizations.

Rethinking the Work of Leadership

Dan Pontefract

Yet, here we are in 2013 with organizational leadership models that continue to deny the social nature of organizations and wallow in inertia.

Announcement of Crowdsourcing Week: Singapore April 2013

Ross Dawson

Moving beyond the increasing proliferation of conferences and workshops on crowdsourcing (for which I am partly responsible), we are now seeing a full week devoted to the topic, in Singapore in April 2013. Crowdsourcing Week: Embracing The Power of The Crowd – Singapore, April 2013. Crowdsourcing is moving to the center not just of discussion, but of business and society. That is becoming increasingly evident through the events being run as well as in what companies are doing.

The Continuing, Transformative Impact of IT

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, according to a March, 2013 McKinsey study on The Evolution of the Networked Enterprise , more than 80 percent of the companies surveyed use social technologies, but only 10 percent are deriving the expected business value from being truly networked.

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Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

This study was part of the Corporate Executive Board’s ‘Building High Performance Capability for the New Work Environment’ report published towards the end of 2012. Most people get it. Classes, courses and curricula – structured learning events – don’t provide all the tools in the toolkit.

Neoliberalism and MOOCs: Amplifying nonsense

George Siemens

I’ve said this many times over the past six months: If 2012 was the year of the MOOC, 2013 will be the year of the anti-MOOC. Things are unfolding nicely according to plan. Faculty don’t like MOOCs. Critiquing MOOCs is now more fashionable than advocating for them. Numerous quasi-connected fields that thrive on being against things have now coalesced to be against MOOCs. It’s great fun. I am very pleased to see substantial critiques of MOOCs.

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PKM workshop 2013

Harold Jarche

A number of people have requested that I run another Personal Knowledge Management workshop, so the next online PKM workshop is now scheduled for 21 Jan – 15 Feb 2013 through the Social Learning Centre.

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Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work?

Dan Pontefract

The Remarkable Leadership Story of Conner & Cayden Long Interlocutors of 2012 (the goats are better for it) Grandma Got Run Over by a Social Whose Your Brian Reid? Late last year I was at a dinner with a Board I won’t mention by name. There were roughly 50 people at the event.

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Luis Suarez

Over the course of 2012 I have spent 683 pomodoros of 25 minutes each to not only keep up with what was happening around me through social technologies, but at the same time to get my day to day work done.

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Social as a Weapon of Class Destruction

Dan Pontefract

The aforementioned line is recognized as the first known use of the term ‘weapons of mass destruction’ But today, in 2013, I want to discuss a new weapon — a weapon of class destruction — and that weapon is social.

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195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

JUNE 3, 2012. JULY 25, 2012. We can officially declare massive open online courses ( MOOCs ) as the higher education buzzword for 2012. APRIL 19, 2012. JUNE 16, 2012. JULY 6, 2012. DAVID WEINBERGER | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013. ITA Predictions 2013.

After Facebook fails

Doc Searls

When I first wrote that, I said 2012. Making the rounds is The Facebook Fallacy , a killer essay by Michael Wolff in MIT Technology Review.

The Arbejdsglaede of Employee Engagement

Luis Suarez

while he delivered perhaps one of the most inspiring presentations I had the privilege of attending live during the course of 2012 (And perhaps in a long while, too!). .

The Dark Side of Technology

John Hagel

At an institutional level, the best indicator of mounting performance pressure is the analysis that we did in the Shift Index tracking the performance of all public companies in the US from 1965 to 2012.  I’m going to disrupt the Silicon Valley script. You know the one. 

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

In a 2012 study conducted and sponsored by Domo and CEO.com, the researchers found that 70 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs had no social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest or Google Plus. In a 2012 Fast Company article titled, The $1.3

Employee Engagement is Still Poor but it Does Drive Bottom Line Results

Dan Pontefract

That is, over the past five years there has only been a 3% deviation in employee engagement between 2008 and 2012 flipping between 57% and 60% – on the global roll-up number. (in Being a rookie author I have no idea whether (or when) a second edition is contemplated.

Everything You Thought You Knew About MOOCs Could Be Wrong

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There’s the suggestion that MOOCs as they are in 2012 is what will replace learning. But we shouldn’t assume that MOOCs as they are now are the final model, nor that by applying MOOCs of 2012 we can make everything better. Summary of a presentation by Phil Hill and Michael Feldstein.

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Thoughts on privacy

Doc Searls

In May 2012, ClarityRay reported a 9.26% ad blocking rate in North America and Europe. In Here Is New York , E.B. White opens with this sentence: “On any person who desires such queer prizes, New York will bestow the gift of loneliness and the gift of privacy.” ” Sixty-four years have passed since White wrote that, and it still makes perfect sense to me, hunched behind a desk in a back room of a Manhattan apartment.

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A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

We went live with Jam in late summer of 2013, and thus far I’d say we are relatively satisfied with what it can do, and where we’re at as an organization in terms of adoption and usage.

A Practical Guide to the Top 100 Tools for Learning

Jane Hart

For instance the 2011 presentation has now been viewed over 800,000 times, and the 2012 has been viewed nearly 400,000 times. My annual Top 100 Tools for Learning list has become a popular resource – if the Slideshare viewing stats are anything to go by.

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Should Employees Schedule Time To Be Social?

Dan Pontefract

In the 2012 IBM study “ Leading Through Connections “, 1,709 CEO’s and leaders were asked a series of questions about internal and external collaboration. It didn’t start with a tweet.

EdTech Innovation Conference, May 1-3, 2013

George Siemens

I’m rather excited to announce the EdTech Innovation conference in Calgary, Alberta, May 1-3, 2013. The conference has a Canadian focus, but we welcome international attendees who are interested in EdTech innovation: EdTech Innovation is a national conference, hosted by Athabasca University in Calgary, May 1 -3, 2013, bringing together startups, researchers, and technology purchasers and venture capitalists.

Flexible Working Works

Dan Pontefract

offices 100 percent of the time effective June 2013. Did I mention we had over five million social interactions in 2012 through our collaborative technologies?

60 Minutes, How Many Jobs?

Andy McAfee

I drew the employment numbers from this graph posted by The Economist’s ‘Graphic Detail’ in February of 2012. (It All these companies are still growing and hiring, and the most recent data my RAs could track down, which was from the second half of 2012, has the ‘ four horsemen ‘ combining to employ about 188,000 people.

Analysis: US, Australia social network usage flat, New Zealand now the world’s biggest user of social networks?

Ross Dawson

Recently Nielsen released social media usage statistics for the US for July 2012, showing average time on social networks of 6 hours 28 minutes.

Our Three Young Children Blog … Here’s Why

Dan Pontefract

Related Posts: Interlocutors of 2012 (the goats are better for it) An 8 Year-Old Does Social Learning Autotelic: The Word of 2013 The Recalibration of Play In Defense of Alexandra Samuel.

International MOOCs Past and Present

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

keith Lyons, Australia eduMOOC 2011 (International) - [link] Trainer MOOc - Larks Learning - India - [link] My Open Courses - India - a whole slew of (Khan video-style) open online courses - [link] Open Learning Design Studio MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) focusing on the theme of curriculum design with OERs, to be held in early 2013. - 2012) [link] [link] Distance Education in Portugal and Brazil. 2012 [link] Some U.S.-based