Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

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Home > informal learning > Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning November 22nd, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment Last month, I moderated an educational webinar on mobile learning and I was fortunate enough to get some of the leading experts in the field, Judy Brown, Tyson Greer and Allison Rossett, to participate in an online panel discussion to discuss a broad range of topics around mLearning and mSupport.

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. on the eLearning Learning. Hot List on Informal Learning. Top 10 Tools for Your Blog or Web Site. A Guide to Social Learning. You can harness the same technology to focus searches for information. Communities and Networks Connection and RSS.

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New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Context Online learning today is beginning to be dominated by developments in games, simulations and related technologies. Siemens, Where does the learning occur??,

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Jay Cross's Informal Learning

I started this blog when Informal Learning was released, November 10, 2006. The informal learning meme has gone mainstream. Informal learning is more important than ever. Informal learning is part of the mix, but so are social business, brain science, systems thinking, and a bunch of other things. Join me at Internet Time Blog. Even I was getting confused about which blog to post in. Informal Learning

Internet Time Blog » Map to the Internet Time Ecosystem

Jay Cross

2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Among our recommendations were: Informal Live webcasts. Informal Recorded webinars. Informal Video conferencing. Informal Workshops. Informal Audio/ podcasts. Informal Learnshop. Informal Case Studies. Informal Non-formal video. Informal Discussion group/ forum. Informal SharePoint. Informal RSS Feeds. Informal OJT.

Active sense-making

Harold Jarche

Yesterday, during my presentation on personal knowledge management to IBM BlueIQ I was asked about the role of blogging in my own sense-making processes. For almost seven years, my blog has been where I try to make sense of my observations. As I’ve said before, this blog is mostly for me. These are my half-baked thoughts which I make public in order to share and to learn. Tags: Informal Learning PKM

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Note you can learn more about the concept of ego-centric vs object-centric networks here ). There are several different online social networks, but for our purposes, we’ll focus on the three that tend to be used the most by learning professionals–Facebook, LinkedIn and Ning. Facebook was originally developed for college students to connect, so it has a more informal, social air than you find on LinkedIn. More information on owning your data on this site.

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Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow is back! It’s my one-stop-shop for keeping up with things that influence informal learning — and generally don’t show up on traditional learning sites. Blog , December 9, 2009. Content Farms: Why Media, Blogs & Google Should Be Worried - ReadWriteWeb , December 13, 2009. Why We Don’t Care About Information Overload - HarvardBusiness.org , December 8, 2009.

A personal learning journey

Harold Jarche

In the late 1990’s knowledge management was part of our solution suite at the Centre for Learning Technologies ( CLT via The Wayback Machine). The Centre for Learning Technologies is an applied research, consulting and resource centre for the use of new media in learning, knowledge management, and workplace performance support. I had turned my website into my knowledge base ( 2005 ) combining blogs, RSS and social bookmarks to help manage my knowledge flows.

Top Ten eLearning Blogs

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked for a list of the top ten blogs that relate to corporate eLearning by someone who wanted to get a sense of content quality and value of reading blogs. I debated for a while, because I have quite a few blogs that I subscribe to and my personal style is to quickly scan a lot of blogs, selectively reading posts that I think are going to be interesting, comment on some, and post my thoughts about others. There you can find a lot of great blogs.

Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." Perhaps private philanthropists will step in and finance not-for-profit journalistic centres, where investigative and foreign reporting can be invested in and disseminated by blogs and online sites.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Dust-up at Training Zone by Jay Cross on November 26, 2008 Some readers of an interview with me that appeared in today’s issue of Training Zone has generated a dozen critical comments and even some name-calling. Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn.

Twitter: more than what I’m having for breakfast

Harold Jarche

Twitter is a great source of information. An eclectic mix of tools, tips, information and ideas: sleslie how did I never know about the <acronym> tag? Dave_Ferguson RT @ levyj413 : “From 30,000 Feet to 3 Feet: Running a Federal Blog&# [link] <slideshare> kate__k Great patching-together of twitter, delicious and RSS: become a ‘twitterteacher’, too! - [link] - thanks @ thecleversheep. Tags: Informal Learning

Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." Perhaps private philanthropists will step in and finance not-for-profit journalistic centres, where investigative and foreign reporting can be invested in and disseminated by blogs and online sites.

5th Anniversary

Harold Jarche

On 19 February 2004, I went down the rabbit hole and started this blog: This is where I post my thoughts and comments on ideas, events or other writings that are of a professional interest to me. Current areas of interest include social networking applications, like blogs, wikis and the use of RSS feeds, which is one reason why I have this blog; to practise what I preach. I’m also interested in the use of open source software platforms for learning.

2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Happy Christmas!   Here are 5 key themes in my reflective blogging this year. 1 – Need for change in L&D In January 2010 I gave a presentation at Learning Technologies 2010 Conference on The changing face of L&D.    Here I highlighted the fact that social media was beginning to have a big impact on  workplace learning. 2011 C4LPT blog

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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. While training departments have been busy spending ridiculous amounts of time and money converting these training materials to e-Learning, Steve Jobs has (surprise!)

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Edublog Award Nominations

Xyleme

Best individual blog – trainingwreck by Dan Pontefract. I love her informative tweets and her funny observations of life and the world around her. Best group blog – Workplace Learning Today by Brandon Hall. Best new blog – Work, Learn, Play by Jay Shaw. Best resource sharing blog – Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies by Jane Hart. Best teacher blog – The Innovative Educator by Lisa Nielsen. Learn more about Dawn here.

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Xyleme

Today, I’m going to talk about learning content management (ECM) and enterprise content management (LCM). But this blog post isn’t about why learning needs to engage with the enterprise. I’ve already written about this extensively in my Plugging Learning into ECM white paper (also available for download at the resource library section of our web site). Well, for the simple reason that this functionality already exists with best-of-breed vendors outside of learning.

learning pulse

Xyleme

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse June 12th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Cammy Bean is discussing the “ Shades of Instructional Design ” and Jonathan Atleson is blogging on the same topic about “ The various Roles of Instructional Design ” – make sure you don’t miss the comments Jay Cross is blogging about the session he led entitled “Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning”. Learn more about Dawn here.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): HHS and Federal Government Blogs

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "U.S. Spies Use Custom Videogames to Learn How to Think" (WIRED) | Main | The e-Learning Guilds Call for Presenters at DevLearn 2008 » May 14, 2008 HHS and Federal Government Blogs Did you know that the Secretary for Health and Human Services has a blog ? federal government blogs here. Im going to head over and check out the feeds from the CBO blog and the Dept.

welcome to xyleme insider!

Xyleme

January 20th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Welcome to Xyleme Insider , our new and redesigned learning blog that has broadened its horizons to the whole new area of enterprise learning! Technorati Tags: content management system blog , learning blog , learning blogs Despoina News content management system blog , learning blog , learning blogs Comments (0) Trackbacks (0) Leave a comment Trackback No comments yet.

Learning Pulse

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Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse September 25th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Clark Quinn is brainstorming around how we really learn – versus how we are instructed. In his blog posting “Facilitating Learning” , he is explaining why the new role in the organization will be for ‘learning facilitation’ and not for ‘instruction’ or ‘training’. Interesting “Thoughts on New Learning” posting by George Siemens.

learning pulse

Xyleme

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse February 2nd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment eLearning Weekly : Blogging on the article “E-Learning NO How: 7 disastrous decisions sure to sink any e-learning implementation”. Will at Work Learning: Lists of Myths That the Business Side Has About Learning (according to learning professionals). Why Learning and Enterprise Content Management? Learn more about Dawn here.

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. Learning technologies are not adopted similarly by all types of people. E-learning in the workplace used to be the preserve of the large corporate or public body”.

learning pulse

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Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse May 27th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Tony Karrer is blogging about the term “meta-learning” and its definition as it was used in the article “ Become a chief meta-learning officer ” by Jay Cross and Clark Quinn. A nice description of the process undertaken when using the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) strategy to learning program development, by Michael Hanley.

learning pulse

Xyleme

Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse February 20th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment February’s collection, enjoy!: Jay Cross is rethinking the agile instructional design approaches and expands on some fresh ideas in his very interesting blog posting ” Agile instructional design ”. “ E-learning: the fad that’s lasted 30 years ”: Clive Shepherd is blogging about why e-learning is not a fad. Learn more about Dawn here.

Investing in your Single-Source Nightmare

Xyleme

Home > Single Source > Investing in your Single-Source Nightmare Investing in your Single-Source Nightmare September 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I recently read a terrific blog post by HBS Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter entitled “ To Master Change, First Dread It.” In short, Dream your worst nightmare and invest in it. &# Nowhere in the learning industry today are stakeholders facing greater change than in the move towards single-source learning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Catch Up Post: Virtual Worlds Saving Lives, Experience Design and an RFI for an MMO for NASA (acronym attack!)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Arrgghh!!! NewsGator RSS products now free: No really. Is Pedagogy Getting in the Way of Learning? " (RFI) DEVELOPMENT OF A NASA-BASED MASSIVELY MULTIPLAYER ONLINE LEARNING GAME : "A NASA-based MMO built on a game engine that includes powerful physicscapabilities could support accurate in-game experimentation andresearch.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): My Definition of Collaboration.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Cool Tool Alert: Online FLV Converter | Main | Optimal Length of Copyright Term Solved: Now Watch the RIAA, MPAA, Disney, et al Squirm as they confront real numbers » July 22, 2007 My Definition of Collaboration.is I just thought of this because I saw some posts in the ole RSS reader tonight talking about "collaboration."

My Moodle Test

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Standards > My Moodle Test My Moodle Test October 9th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Talk has been heating up lately regarding the use of open source versus proprietary systems for learning. For example, if you check out Michael Hanley’s blog , you’ll see that he’s dedicated most of his recent posts to this subject. Brent Schlenker, commenting on Michael Hanley’s blog , says: “. Learn more about Dawn here.

4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 03 2009 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals Published by Nancy White at 9:44 am under learning , technology stewardship Update: Part 2 and Part 3 are also available. This month’s “Big Question&# from Tony Karrer jolted me out of my sun-gardening-induced blogging lethargy to reply to this question: In a Learning 2.0

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "How to Read A Blog (With a Nod to Mortimer Adler)" (AJ Fortin)

Mark Oehlert

To get some perspective, I went back to the wisdom of an ‘ancient’ text (paper-based, of course) written by Mortimer Adler in 1940 (a bestseller no less) entitled, simply enough, How to Read a Book.Yes, I know, blogs are not books, — or magazines or newspapers — but wedo read (and often listen) to them and want something from them aswell. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

Working Smarter Field Guide

Harold Jarche

But certain long-term skills can help us connect with our fellow humans in order to learn and innovate — curiosity, sensemaking, cooperation, and novel thinking. Finding the right information is only part of the challenge of non-standardized work. Finding and Sharing Information.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « I swear.this is why people switch to Apple. » September 18, 2007 Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two So the pressure is on. Everyone knows that Week Two, Stop Two is clearly the most critical stop on a blog book tour. ;-) I am following some great bloggers like Tom King , Tony ODriscoll , and Cammy Bean. (as

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. Blended learning, Talent management and Learning 2.0 Learn more about Dawn here. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

A few simple tools I want edu-startups to build

George Siemens

Basically, it combines your location with information layers. If I’m taking a course in political history, receiving in-context links and texts when I’m near an important historical site would be helpful in my learning. Mobile devices are critical in blurring boundaries: virtual/physical worlds, formal/informal learning. What he’s doing today will be prominent in edtech in a few years (if his early work with OLE (LMS), blogging, RSS, learning 2.0

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Workplace learning is like learning a second language

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Slideshare’s World’s Best Presentation Contest 2010: the results are in 24 Tips : and my Tip for 13th December Workplace learning is like learning a second language On December 11, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart In a recent comment on my blog I compared learning in the modern day workplace with learning a second language.  2011 C4LPT blog

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): An Experiment, A Blog-a-thon and a Tip Jar

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Happy Birthday U.S.! Main | Firefox Can make even GMail Better » July 14, 2008 An Experiment, A Blog-a-thon and a Tip Jar So tabbed browsing is literally the best thing since Mosaic was first created; its also an invention that is troublesome for people with CPAD ( Continuous Partial Attention Disorder).

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Training Specialist

Clark Quinn

Saw a post by Matthew Franz - where he tells us - I don't get e-learning 2.0 - and it made me wonder if Franz is a training specialist - who's not looking at more than training as a model for learning. Here's what he said: I just don't get why folks are trying to lump in wikis, blogs, rss, etc. as "e-learning." RSS, Blog, Wikis, etc. are also tools, but think of the absurdity of making a big deal of Excel as an "e-learning 1.0

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? My conversation with George was no exception as we spoke at length about Connectivism , social learning networks, and the future of current learning technologies (LMS, LCMS, etc.) While there are countless articles about the future of the LMS, it was arguably George’s blog post titled Future of learning: LMS or SNS ?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): " Visual Thinking, Imagery, and the Brain" (Eide Neurolearning Blog)

Mark Oehlert

" So now I start thinking about how this is profoundly different than thinking about "visual learners" or "visual learning styles" and how this recognizes that unless we are blind (literally - and even then, if not blind from birth, do we still process information through imagery?) - we process/learn information, at least partially, through the use of imagery - even in the absence of graphics.