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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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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 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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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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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires. The current generation of students will witness the remaking of our education system. Education faces enormous pressure. It’s much, much bigger. MORE >> DAVID WEINBERGER. APRIL 24, 2012.

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[2b2k] Why this article?

David Weinberger

In a properly working knowledge ecology, the most plausible explanations would garner the most attention, because to come to light an article would have to pass through competent filters. A comment at Metafilter pointed to the top comment at Reddit’s AskScience forum on the article, which I turned to because on this sort of question I often find Reddit comment threads helpful. (I I also had a meta-interest in how articles circulate.)

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.

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Every day, Working Smarter Daily uses social signals to select the top articles from blogs in these fields. And here are the top articles from this year: ADAPTIVE PATH.

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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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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

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.

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.

I only read it for the articles

Mind Hacks

The Economist has a delightful article on how we self-justify our dubious behaviour after the event using spurious reasons. The article riffs on a recent study by marketing researchers Zoë Chance and Michael Norton , who asked male students to choose between two specially created sports magazines. One had more articles, but the other featured more sports.

50 best articles on Working Smarter for the first half of 2012

Jay Cross

If you haven’t had time to keep up with what’s going on in learning, design, social business, and intellectual capital this year, here’s a reprieve: the top 50 articles from the last six months. Curation saves your bacon.

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

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.

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.

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.

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

ArticlesIn February I added links to over 100 resources in my 2012 Reading List , but these are my 10 favourite. I have listed them in chronological order of their publication – together with a quote from each, which will give you an indication of why I found it of interest.

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Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Shakespeare I like Shakespeare. :).

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.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: HBR on How to Fix.

Steve Denning

» January 06, 2011 HBR on How to Fix Capitalism: A Bandage on a Cancer Michael Porter, strategy guru extraordinaire , and Mark Kramer have an article in the January 2011 issue of Harvard Business Review entitled How To Fix Capitalism. It echoes the article, apart from the title.

2012: That was the year that was

Jane Hart

ArticlesIn the first of two reviews of 2012, here are the 10 most popular posts on my own blog this year – based on viewing stats, tweets and FB likes. Shown in order of popularity, with the most popular first. 1 - The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed.

2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging The Year of Social Media 2010 Infographic 2010 in Review Part 4: Top 100 articles of 2010 On December 29, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart At the end of 2008 and 2009 I produced a list of my favourite 100 articles during the year.  If you enjoyed this article, please consider sharing it!

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.

New Study: Helpful and Friendly Co-Workers Can Keep You Alive.

Bob Sutton

How to Be a Good Boss in a Bad Economy| Featured HBR Article.   The article was published by Arie Shirom and four of his colleagues and is based on a diverse sample of approximately 800 Israeli employees, who were tracked by the researchers for 20 years.  I agree 100% agree with the article!Helpful Bob, has anyone passed this article along. Good boss, bad times - McKinsey Quarterly Interview About HBR Article. Nasty People:CIO Insight Article.

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5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited in 2017)

Jane Hart

New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine “In this article I take a look at how workplace learning has changed over the last 10+ years and its necessary future direction.