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How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix three decades ago. They are currently refining informal/web 2.0

Stager, Logo and Web 2.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Gary Stager offers an impressive assessment of the use of Web 2.-0 0 tools in learning by virtue of an extended comparison between those tools and Logo, the revolutionary e-learning system developed by Seymour Papert in the 1960s. His criticisms are directed mostly toward David Warlick and others who are advocating the 'revolutionary' use of Web 2.0 I think his criticisms are effective against the School 2.0 And I think that it is because the School 2.0

Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. G et Out of the Training Business , my most recent column for Chief Learning Officer, called for the abolition of corporate training departments.

February Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best of Informal Learning Flow. 10 Ways to Build Social Media Expertise Using Personal Web Projects - HarvardBusiness.org , February 2, 2010. The Future of Web Content – HTML5, Flash & Mobile Apps - TechCrunch , February 5, 2010. Blog – Physicist Discovers How to Teleport Energy - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , February 2, 2010. Four Steps to Gov 2.0: Blog , February 1, 2010.

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. Understanding Web Operations Culture - the Graph & Data Obsession. A Guide to Social Learning. eLearning Learning and RSS.

January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Top Informal Learning links for the first month of 2010. The opposite of “open” is “theirs” - Joho the Blog , January 14, 2010. Blog – The Case of the Collider and the Great Black Hole - Technology Review Feed – Tech Review Top Stories , January 4, 2010. Top Tools For Tracking Topics on the Web - ReadWriteWeb , January 21, 2010. 20 Best Marketing And Social Media Blogs By Women - Forbes.com: News , January 14, 2010. Blog , January 5, 2010.

Informal Learning Blog » Implementation 2.0

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Blog » Too much technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

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Jay Cross's Informal Learning

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. Putting a learning platform in place.

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??,

Online Educa (4) Opening keynotes â?? Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Blog. In a matter of minutes, a curious child had discovered how to browse the web. At another location, a thirteen-year old learned to browse in eight minutes; by the end of the day, seventy children were browsing. Several weeks later, he returned to find that the children had learned anatomy. Half the instructions were wrong, but it did not matter; everyone learned nonetheless. He challenged the children to learn biotech.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN article)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Gorman and Keen Need a Bicycle Built for Two (but built only by certified, qualified, licensed bicycle experts of course) | Main | Presence and Learning (Ray Sims) » July 02, 2007 "Is Web 2.0

Secrets of Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Learning Solutions Magazine. Working Smarter: Informal Learning in the Cloud by Jay Cross and Friends. Jay, with his colleagues in the Internet Time Alliance, has recently produced the 2010 version of his “unbook,” Working Smarter: Informal Learning in the Cloud.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): New Web 2.0 Visualization/Explanation from Ross Dawson

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Blogger/Blogspot Will Not Resolve To *.mil mil domains | Main | Quote of the Day » August 17, 2007 New Web 2.0 Visualization/Explanation from Ross Dawson I find it interesting that even as we stand hip deep in the curved corner and pastel colored waters of Web 2.0, well have 2.0 books futures Web 2.0

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

In that first wave of eLearning, venture capitalists and the learning industry saw fortunes to be made by replacing instructors with computers. Here’s what I was blogging five years ago: When I began writing about eLearning in 1998, some of us felt the training industry had struck gold!

The Real Challenge around Informal Learning

Tony Karrer

The Real Challenge around Informal Learning Over the last few days I've had a blog conversation with Stephen Downes around what is informal learning: The Form of Informal - 2 More on the Form of Informal The Form of Informal The Paradox of Informal Learning (Form of Informal?) Instead, I've taken away something very important: Informal learning is like pornography I'll know it when I see it.

Informal Learning - Let's Get Real - Part II

Tony Karrer

I've received quite a bit of input on my blog post Informal Learning - Let's Get Real. We want to figure out what the process and mechanisms should look like when we are going after Intentional Informal Learning. Interestingly, Stephen Downes' new presentation - e-Learning 2.0 - Why the New Tools includes a slide that quotes my blog post: I'm becoming convinced that folks in the informal learning realm are quite willing to live with "free range" learning.

The new workplace

Jay Cross

Six years ago few people believed that informal learning made much of a difference. Today’s common wisdom is that most workplace learning is experiential, unplanned, social, and informal. Informal learning tops many training department agendas. Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 Considerations

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates | Main | The Definitive iPhone eCard » July 14, 2008 SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 Considerations Ive posted before about how I think that much of the technical architecture that underpins the commercial e-learning marketplace is several years behind the 2.0 I do think that LETSI is trying to head down this road with their SCORM 2.0

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

In that first wave of eLearning, venture capitalists and the learning industry saw fortunes to be made by replacing instructors with computers. Here’s what I was blogging five years ago: When I began writing about eLearning in 1998, some of us felt the training industry had struck gold! We thought we could take the instructors out of the learning process and let workers gobble up self-paced (i.e., “don’t expect help from us&# ) lessons on their own.

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

DevLearn marked a significant shift in the field of corporate learning. In today’s world, that means trusting workers to learn for themselves. Learning is mobile. Social/informal learning is crossing the chasm to mainstream acceptance. Without a doubt, Web 2.0

Andy McAfee at DevLearn

Jay Cross

Harvard’s MIT’s Andy McAfee’s opening keynote was the perfect set-up for 2 1/2 days of exploring social learning at DevLearn. A ppropriately, he addressed how business is changing; he didn’t have to tell the 1,500 learning developers that they better get with the program. Andy’s blog. You’re not letting anything hold you back from hopping aboard the social/informal learning bandwagon, are you? Community Web 2.0

8 Dirty Words

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

L ast year I led workshops in London, Madrid , San Jose, Quebec, and Berlin on how to sell social networking and informal learning to senior management. Here we go: Learning is a dirty word because executive managers have a hard time hearing it. Learning taints the conversation.

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WordCamp!

Jay Cross

This is a WordPress blog, as is the Informal Learning Blog , the Learning Irregulars Blog , the togetherLearn Blog , and several blogs I keep to myself. Innovation Web 2.0WordCamp San Francisco is a conference organized by the creators of WordPress for users and developers. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other.

Lessons from an early MOOC

Harold Jarche

Blogs. I learned a lot, including the insight not to do another one of these for free. blogs act as the glue between synchronous events. blogs are ways of mapping the learning journey. blogs can also be emotional and playful. tools for learning.

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Social media workshops

Harold Jarche

Focus: understanding web social media and how they can be used for training, education and personal learning. Topics: What is Web 2.0? Tools, techniques and resources for social learning on the web: e.g. social bookmarks, blogs, twitter. Focus: understanding web social media to connect with customers. Topics: What is Web 2.0? Examples of social media use for business: e.g. blogs, twitter, slidecasts, videos.

Reflecting* on the second half of 2009

Jay Cross

* If you are not reflecting, you are not learning. Here are some things I learned from in the past six months. The Flip UltraHD camcorder is a breakthrough learning device. Here’s a sample: I continued to experiment with learning video. Learning is Not Enough.

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Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

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. 12 Adoption Strategies for Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 in 2010 - Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 Blog , December 9, 2009. Content Farms: Why Media, Blogs & Google Should Be Worried - ReadWriteWeb , December 13, 2009.

Skills for learning professionals

Harold Jarche

In a Learning 2.0 world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals? Being a learning professional in a Web 2.0

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Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

They make it easier for people to find and communicate with individuals who are in their networks using the Web as the interface. By some definitions, just about all Web 2.0 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.

Social tools for networks

Harold Jarche

Writing this blog gives me a knowledge-base of my thoughts which become articles and presentations but in being public I find others who can add to my knowledge. I also make available information and perhaps knowledge that is useful to others. Just providing access to knowledge creation and capture tools is a relatively easy first step in moving the organization to Enterprise 2.0 ; an essential step in working in complex networks versus complicated markets. Many Web 2.0

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So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

The top posts from sources selected for Informal Learning Flow in the first six months of 2009: Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles - OReilly Radar , January 11, 2009. 50 Essential Strategies For Creating A Successful Web 2.0 Product - Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 Blog , January 26, 2009. Reinventing the Book in the Age of the Web - OReilly Radar , April 29, 2009. Blogs in Education - Half an Hour , April 13, 2009.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Tool Kit Edition

Mark Oehlert

100 websites you should know and use (via the TED Blog ) 13 Online Generators for Web 2.0 books futures Web 2.0 typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

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Learning Flow: unfrozen

Harold Jarche

— Author’s Note: In developing this article, I have realized how limited the print medium is, especially when transferring what was originally a series of blog posts to create the basis of what is written here. As a blog post [ [link] ] this article built on previous posts and was open to comments and additions. With this article, it seems as if the conversation, and my learning process, have been frozen in time. — Learning Flow.

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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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Register Now for DevLearn 08 and save Millions! (or probably less than that but still cheaper)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Geez. cmon, San Jose, great sessions, Tim OReilly is keynoting.that dude invented "Web 2.0" books futures Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Collection of Top Ten Lists / Predictions Posts (feel free to add your own!)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Two Very Different Views of Publishing (heres a hint.I The first stop MUST be the Learning Circuits Blog "Big Question" The top Enterprise Web 2.0 stories of 2007 (Dion Hinchcliffe) Highlight: Widgets, gadgets, and roaming desktops on the Web showed enterprises how portals should really work as well as be dis-intermediated. books futures Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Danger of "Quick Wins

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Off Topic: Lets look at this at this as a chance to learn about oil | Main | Hinchcliffe Visual on Next-Gen Apps » June 23, 2008 The Danger of "Quick Wins As I become more and more convinced that implementing next-gen/Web 2.0 books futures Web 2.0 typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

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.