30 articles from 2019 to take us into 2020

Jane Hart

During 2019 I shared hundreds of links to useful articles, posts and resources but here are 30 (listed in chronological order) that I believe highlight 3 key themes for 2020.

14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

great article collection. Article: [link]. Size Isn’t Everything – Cathy Davidson – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education. Wired UK raises the possibility that the university may have to restructure itself.

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Favourite Posts and Articles of 2013 That I Read

Dan Pontefract

I don’t know about you, but I’m a kid at the toy store each and every day as I stumble down the aisles of the internet playing with toys masked as articles and posts, thinking to myself, “Which one can I bring home and use in my life forever?”

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Top 50 Articles of 2012

Jane Hart

For the last 4 years I have produced a Top 100 articles of the year list. However, this year, I’ve decided to keep the list to just 50 – that is the 50 articles I enjoyed most from my 2012 Reading List.

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Top 50 articles of 2013

Jane Hart

This is the 6th year that I have produced a list of my favourite articles, blog postings and slidesets of the year, chosen from my annual Reading List. Here they are presented in chronological order with a short quote or image to give you a taste of what each one is about. I’ve also created [.]. Social learning

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THE Article - Full Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was interviewed by Chris Parr for an article that appeared in the Times Higher Education supplement today (October 17). Any other thoughts on Moocs that you wish to go in the article? As the article correctly relates, he emailed me asking whether I was interested in a course. This is the full set of responses I sent for that interview. Typos on both sides are preserved for historical accuracy. On 30/09/2013 6:44 PM, Parr, Chris wrote: Great - thanks.

Inputs for an Article

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Brief quotable answers to a request for input to a forthcoming article on open online learning. Do you want to reduce the 'lurkers' as used in an article on your website for any reason? Which is to say, how can the courses be designed to minimise the drop-outs if at all There's no reason to reduce the number of lurkers. They're no causing any harm, and their curiosity may eventually progress to greater engagement.

Top Ten Articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Find the most important articles daily at [link]. When I write on my personal blog (which is reasonably popular) an article will get roughly 5,000-10,000 views. Ten important posts on working smarter. Our algorithms highlighted them as the most popular this year.

The Top News Article of 2017 - - So Far

Nine Shift

Here's the best news article of 2017 so far. This is the first article we have seen where the reporter refers to the automobile's dominance in the past tense.

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Best articles on working smarter

Jay Cross

Best of Working Smarter Daily. November 1, 2011 to November 25, 2011. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more.

Applying platform strategy to Facebook Instant Articles

Ross Dawson

Probably the most reported aspect of my opening keynote at INMA World Congress in New York last week on Creating the Future of News was my response to an audience question about how publishers should think about Facebook’s new offer to publishers to host their articles for mobile viewing. The post Applying platform strategy to Facebook Instant Articles appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

Net Work Learning article

Harold Jarche

I wrote an article, called Net Work Learning, for the journal that is distributed to members and conference attendees. Here are the call-outs from the journal article: Individuals can act both locally and globally without the aid of formal organizations.

The 10 most read articles in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine in 2018

Jane Hart

Here are the 10 most read articles in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine in 2018. 1 – Classroom training and E-Learning are the least valued ways of learning. This is what it means for L&D Jane Hart, 22 May 2018. Modern Workplace Learning

Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

The first couple of responses to this month's LCBQ Addressing I Want it Now #LCBQ have come in and Kasper Spiro's caught my eye: On demand: agile e-Learning development #LCBQ. Like Kasper, I'm very familiar with Agile in software development. I was not as familiar with it in terms of eLearning development. So, I wanted to pull together some reading and resources around Agile eLearning , Agile ADDIE , etc.

Top down implementation of social learning doesn’t work! (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

Now that social learning is a hot topic, many organizations are beginning to consider how they can implement or operationalize it. However, “social learning” is a very different type of learning from traditional training, because it is natural phenomenon (that takes place when people share and collaborate with one another) … Social learning

Tim Berners-Lee’s amazingly astute 1992 article on this crazy Web thing he started

David Weinberger

Dan Brickley points to this incredibly prescient article by Tim Berners-Lee from 1992. Scientists were linking to one another’s articles without making anyone type in a squirrely Internet address. Why, over a thousand articles were hyperlinked. The World Wide Web he gets the bulk of the credit for inventing was thriving at CERN where he worked. And on this slim basis, Tim outlines the fundamental challenges we’re now living through.

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Pointer to a new article

Clark Quinn

I just had an article published on Rethinking elearning that’s another take on the point of my last post on designing for an uncertain world. It’s in the well-edited Learning Solutions ezine published by the eLearning Guild. Check it out

4 myths of social learning (new article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article by Helen Blunden, Activate Learning Solutions. ” Read the full article here: Four myths of social learning.

TWO articles of the week in this week’s MWL Newsletter

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 20-26 August 2017. Social learning

Continuous, Curated Learning: The Business Case (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article by Stephen Walsh of Anders Pink: “we need curated content to help us stay sharp and continuously learn. ” Read the full article here: Continuous, Curated Learning: The Business Case.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. I thought it would be worthwhile to pull together these resources.

[2b2k] Open Access articles accelerate science?

David Weinberger

A study by Gunther Eysenbach in PLoS Biology suggests that open access articles “are more immediately recognized and cited by peers than non-OA articles published in the same journal.&# The study consisted of comparing citations among OA and non-OA articles published June 8, 2004 – December 20, 2004, in PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy. Strategizing informal learning Five Steps to Mobile Learning Success by Brian Taliesin If you feel I’m missing good articles, please let me know.

Sample Article

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Shakespeare I like Shakespeare. :).

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The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

My new article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit. ” See the diagram full size in my article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit.

Experimentation and Reflection (new article in the Modern Workplace Learning magazine)

Jane Hart

New article by Clark Quinn “in my mind learning is action and reflection, with two nuances. The first notion is that the action/reflection cycle is the process, not the outcome. The outcome, technically, is a new response to the same stimuli.

Lack of trains now liability for regions, new article says

Nine Shift

This might be a first: The New York Times is reporting that the lack of trains and mass transit is a liability for the South. Here''s the excerpt: "Atlanta has among the worst traffic in the country, but unlike many of the other regions with packed roads- - Boston, New York, San Francisco, Washington- - Atlanta has a weak mass-transit sysem. Even Los Angeles, with its notorious traffic, is expanding public transportation.

What does it mean to transform workplace learning? (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

“Modern Workplace Learning therefore doesn’t just mean adding in new technology to old training practices, nor implementing a new learning platform but rather adopting a new, modern understanding of what it means to learn at work. Modern Workplace Learning means: doing things differently and doing different things” Read the full … Social learning

Some Ideas To Inspire Your Business to Consider Learning in the Workplace (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine, by Helen Blunden, Activate Learning Solutions. Read the full article here: Some Ideas To Inspire Your Business to Consider Learning in the Workplace.

Beyond Training – The importance of Workwide Learning (New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine)

Jane Hart

My new article in the MWL Magazine is here: Beyond Training – The importance of workwide learning “There is a lot of talk about lifelong learning – but most of it focuses on lifelong education – that is continuously taking courses throughout your life … but lifelong education is only … Social learning

Gamification is like Marmite. Love it or hate it. (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

Take a look at my article, Gamification is like Marmite. “Gamification is another HR buzzword; in fact nowadays everything is being gamified. It is big business; gamification vendors abound, and there are plenty of gamification conferences too. But does it actually work? Love it or hate it. Social learning

BREAKING NEWS: The New Republic runs an article that does not bash the Internet!

David Weinberger

The good news is that the New Republic seems to be making an effort to include articles about race that are not by white liberals — not that I have anything general against white liberals since I am one. And, in a generous way that embodies the best of the Net, Dyson in this article is using his position as a well-established voice to give a boost to the upcoming cohort—one that notably includes many women. Stop the presses!

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5 factors driving Modern Workplace Learning (new article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

In today’s article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine, 5 factors driving Modern Workplace Learning I take a look at 5 factors that are impacting the workplace and driving a new approach to workplace learning, and which mean a very different organizational learning culture from the long-standing traditional culture that exists in most … Social learning

Artificial Intelligence for Good: A Few Good Articles To Read #AI4Good

Beth Kanter

The article includes list of proposed best practices for use of AI in development and other social good fields. Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit , and I are actively researching the use of AI for Good, in particular to scale giving and spread generosity.

Mastery takes time and effort (new article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine by Harold Jarche: Mastery takes time and effort. Her’s a quote “Is reflection solely the realm of sitting and thinking on one’s own? Or is it the ebb and flow of conversations and making meaning through discourse? Time for silent reflection is … Social learning

The (in)accuracy of long-tail Wikipedia articles – can you help improve mine?

Ross Dawson

A well-known study was carried out in 2005 by scientific journal Nature showing that the accuracy of Wikipedia articles on science was comparable to that of Encyclopedia Brittanica. A more recent study by Epic and University of Oxford again showed comparable quality of articles across many domains of study and languages. However the problem is that both of these studies compared articles of substance on academic topics. I’m not going to edit my own Wikipedia article.

New article in the MWL Magazine: An employee’s Personal Learning Space lies at the heart of MWL– not a LMS

Jane Hart

New article by Jane Hart, Centre for Modern Workplace Learning. “… in the modern workplace, it really isn’t appropriate to use the LMS to try and track everything everyone learns in the organisation.

Company training/e-learning is the least valued way of learning at work: what does this mean for L&D? (New article in the MWL Magazine)

Jane Hart

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: Company training/e-learning is the least valued way of learning at work: what does this mean for L&D? In today’s article I look at the results of my 5-year Learning in the Workplace survey and consider what this means for L&D departments. I … Social learning

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100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction.

Top 100 articles of 2011

Jane Hart

From nearly 500 links to articles, blog posts, slideshows, reports and (this year also) infographics that I saved in my 2011 Reading List, I have produced a list of the 100 articles that I enjoyed or that impressed me most in 2011.

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How to Write Articles and Essays Quickly and Expertly

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But part of it is a simple strategy for writing you essays and articles quickly and expertly, a strategy that allows you to plan your entire essay as you write it, and thus to allow you to make your first draft your final draft. This article describes that strategy. You are stating your entire essay or article in one paragraph. If you were writing a news article, you would call this paragraph the 'lede'. In this article, for example, I am writing a descriptive article.

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A Concise and Brilliant Peer-Reviewed Article on Writer's Block.

Bob Sutton

How to Be a Good Boss in a Bad Economy| Featured HBR Article. Building a Better Boss: A Webinar With Polly LaBarre and Me » A Concise and Brilliant Peer-Reviewed Article on Writers Block. Below you can see an entire article (including a reviewer's comment) that may look fake, but is legitimate. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference A Concise and Brilliant Peer-Reviewed Article on Writers Block : Comments. The No Asshole Rule:Articles and Stories.

Threatened psychopath articles suddenly appear

Mind Hacks

We recently reported on an academic article that criticised one of the most popular methods for diagnosing psychopaths and which had remained unpublished for four years due to legal threats by the designers of the interview. The article was by researchers Jennifer Skeem and David Cooke who had criticised the PCL-R , a diagnostic scale by renowned forensic psychologist Robert Hare , for its supposed over-focus on criminality.