eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
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
DECEMBER 28, 2012
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
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
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
JANUARY 2, 2013
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
DECEMBER 17, 2012
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.
Voting closes shortly for Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013. Have you had your say yet?
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
The 2011 list has now been viewed over 880,000 times (on Slideshare), and the 2012 list over 550,000 times (on Slideshare). The list was also cited in KPCB’s 2013 Internet Trends presentation (viewed over 2.3 The annual Top 100 Tools for Learning list has become very popular. million times) The Top 100 Tools for Learning [.]. Social learning
Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge
JANUARY 5, 2013
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
DECEMBER 21, 2012
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%
1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013
JANUARY 17, 2013
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.
The More We DO, the Less Time We Have to REFLECT – Happy New Year 2013!
JANUARY 3, 2013
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
DECEMBER 9, 2013
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
DECEMBER 17, 2012
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.
PKM workshop 2013
DECEMBER 24, 2012
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.
Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
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
DECEMBER 11, 2013
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
OCTOBER 17, 2013
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
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
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
JUNE 12, 2013
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.
Building a Culture of Continuous Learning
AUGUST 12, 2013
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
JULY 8, 2013
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.
Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work?
JANUARY 16, 2013
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
MAY 6, 2013
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.
Productivity tools for the networked workplace
APRIL 2, 2013
The Altimeter Group’s 2012 report on making the business case for enterprise social networks provided more detail on what happens inside organizations. * This post is sponsored by Microsoft Office 365 *.
Social as a Weapon of Class Destruction
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
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.
Hierarchies are obsolete
DECEMBER 1, 2013
2012]. Your hierarchy is the smallest & least valuable part of your network - Simon Terry. Hierarchies may technically be networks, but they are merely simple branching ones. They work well when information flows mostly in one direction: down. Hierarchies are good for command and control.
195 posts about MOOCs
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
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.
The Dark Side of Technology
DECEMBER 4, 2013
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.
After Facebook fails
MAY 23, 2012
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
MARCH 7, 2013
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 Social C-Suite
MARCH 12, 2013
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
JUNE 20, 2013
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.
Thoughts on privacy
AUGUST 31, 2013
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.
Everything You Thought You Knew About MOOCs Could Be Wrong
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
APRIL 3, 2013
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.
A Review of SAP Jam
OCTOBER 21, 2013
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
APRIL 2, 2013
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.
Should Employees Schedule Time To Be Social?
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
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
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
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
MARCH 14, 2013
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?
Analysis: US, Australia social network usage flat, New Zealand now the world’s biggest user of social networks?
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
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
MAY 7, 2013
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