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Informal learning patterns

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Learnscaping describes a dozen learning patterns, e.g. processes that organizations are using to improve performance through networked informal learning. patterns. Both sets of patterns apply to Learnscapes, which are in essence a subset of enterprise 2.0 (a

Share Best Practices - Patterns

Tony Karrer

Dodged that bullet. :) Patterns and Knowledge Work I understand the concern that when you share best practices, you may come out with very different results. Making sense generates cues and allows one to recognize patterns, both in the nature of the problem and response.

Idiots, Networks and Patterns

Harold Jarche

Marc Benioff [CEO Salesforce.com]: We learned that the key to success with social collaboration is integrating social into workflow. Collaboration is not an island. The Physics of Finance: The more chaotic our environment & less control we have, the more we see non-existent simple patterns , or as Valdis Krebs pointed out, seeing fictitious patterns in random data is called “ apophenia &#.

Collective intelligence patterns

Clark Quinn

In his presentation on The Landscape of Collective Intelligence, he comes up with four characteristics of design patterns (or genes, as he calls them): What (strategy), Who (staffing), How (structure & process), & Why (incentives/alignment). This is a really nice systematic breakdown into patterns tied to real examples. The latter two work out to a nice little matrix with collection, collaboration, many-to-many, and group decision.

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 Interview.

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Introduction to the Workshop - Ulrike Cress Why a workshop in mass collaboration? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Can we design mass collaboration? A Brief History of Mass Collaboration Allan Collins, Northwestern University Homo sapiens traded with others many miles away, while Neandrathals did not. sofwtare engineers, LAN designers, etc. find the information). How about collaboration?

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Background: there is a huge quantity of information on the web - this makes it hard for users to find the best resources for adequate navigation, but at the same token, the web can trigger learning. Prior to the experiement, literature background: Information Foraging Theory (2007, Fu and Pirolli) describes how individuals select links and forage for information. The ''information scent'' is the perceived usefulness of the resource. They create content collaboratively.

How Autism can Influence Design: In conversation with Steve Silberman

Adaptive Path

The book, a sweeping history of autism in both science and society, contains some powerful implications about designing for human cognition and what “normal” really means. But online communication and digital collaboration are the great levelers in that regard.

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Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

The session is designed to answer three questions: Why does collaborative technology overload lead to loss of nonprofit workplace productivity and what are the best practices to avoid it? What is Collaborative Overload?

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Informal, Social, Wirearchical Business

Harold Jarche

Our motto is that “six heads are better than one&# at the Internet Time Alliance , and I have the pleasure of working with and learning from a great collaborative team, spread across eight time zones. The shift can be seen in daily events and in the ways peoples’ working lives and behaviours are changing, in the ways they are becoming more or less well-informed, and in consumption patterns for much of what they are buying and using.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Patterns of Business Innovation in China and India

John Hagel

From a strategist’s viewpoint, though, what I miss in such coverage is any deep analysis of the patterns of business innovation that might help to explain the explosive growth in both economies or the implications for Western companies.

Learning Design Tools (Demonstrations)

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

TELOS - Gilbert Paquette IMS Learning Design (IMS-LD) is a bridge between design and delivery. The main improvement compared to SCORM is that you have multiple learners and multiple roles, so you can have collaborative learning scenarios. And you need repositories of LD patterns. It is designed to address various needs, for example, K-12 lesson plans, higher education learning patterns, or workplace training. And that took us back to Learning Design.

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How Autism can Influence Design: In conversation with Steve Silberman

Adaptive Path

The book, a sweeping history of autism in both science and society, contains some powerful implications about designing for human cognition and what “normal” really means. From what parents have told me, it’s been really important for them because there’s so much confusing information about autism out there, like is it an epidemic? These teams are often trying to move very quickly and are accustomed to certain styles of communication and certain styles of collaboration.

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The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Future IMS Learning Design What is the future of learning design? Joel Greenberg My own personal view: maybe the world is moving on, and maybe the idea of 'design' is a bit old fashioned. Instead of trying to systematize, to sequence, a more appropriate approach is based around patterns and connections. The idea is to lead academics to a lightweight narrative, and having them design around it. So, what is the future of learning design?

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Learning Design in a Nut Shell

Tony Karrer

I've recently updated my mental model of how I go about Learning Design, so I thought I'd share. Update: Sep 14 - Lee Kraus posted Learning and Technology: Learning Design about this and asked an interesting question - "Does this apply to both formal and informal learning?"

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A Slow Community Movement? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The article talks about the work of communities in Oaxaca who are eschewing schools and centrally designed learning experiences to take learning back into the hands of the community – on it’s own time, terms and tempo.

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

leads to questions about designing learning for the future - reference to the old ''cranking ifo into students'' heads diagram - claims about the future: - work at own time, place, etc - computers will revolutionize learning - along came MOOCs - investment in MOOCs: $100M - will take time but will have a major impact - why things will change. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, ''Designing Platform Based Design'', EEDesign, Feb.

Experimentation: chocolate cakes and communicators | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What gets us moving beyond our customary habits and patterns? Viv McWaters on 29 Sep 2008 at 8:48 pm Hi Nancy Synchronicity does it for me every time – wakes me up when I start seeing a pattern.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article)

Mark Oehlert

eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series » June 19, 2008 "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article) ( link ) Cautionary Note: Id like to read this article but dont really want to drop $32 for the privilege. This inherent similarity in travel patterns could impact all phenomena driven by human mobility, from epidemic prevention to emergency response, urban planning and agent-based modelling."

Wayne Sutton: how people use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Same pattern, methinks. If you are looking for information about me or my company, click on the "About Full Circle" tab at the top of the site. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Aug 31 2008 Wayne Sutton: how people use social media Published by Nancy White at 3:42 pm under events , social media Good quote.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization.

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Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Jay Cross

People in the Real Learning Project learn to learn socially, experientially, and informally. pattern recognition. design thinking. Workers and managers learn their work though conversation, collaboration, and on-the-job experience. Design Networks Real Learning Stoos

Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It also made me realize that this was yet another thing contributing to my recent pattern of “not getting to blogging.&# Will people go back and use the archived and tagged material, or will they follow the age old pattern of just asking again? If you are looking for information about me or my company, click on the "About Full Circle" tab at the top of the site.

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The Future of Open Business At Stake

Luis Suarez

They thought that people would find it difficult to navigate if it didn’t follow the familiar patterns “ I guess nowadays it’s what most people would be calling Collaboration, but this time around happening through social software tools.

The Future of the Training Department

Harold Jarche

SENSE: Listen; Enable conversations; Look for patterns; Learn together. It’s premised on the beliefs that management has access to the necessary strategic information and knowledge. This requires information, knowledge, trust and credibility.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking

Nancy White

In an informal evaluation of successful collaboration, learning and teaming initiatives in a variety of contexts, the author and her collaborators have noted a pattern for supporting learning and getting work done: triangulating one’s work with external colleagues, communities and networks.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In SharePoint 2007: Gateway Drug to Enterprise Social Tools :: Personal InfoCloud , Tom quotes one of his informants: “We went from 5 silos in our organization to hundreds in a month after deploying SharePoint”. Not network collaboration. That is, it seems, the basic design paradigm.

How I use social media

Nancy White

I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns. From this transparency, this “showing my work&# in public I have gained new collaborators and clients.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience

Nancy White

For a number of years I have cringed every time one of my clients tells me that have or are planning to deploy Microsoft SharePoint as a collaborative platform. Not network collaboration. Tags: collaboration technology stewardship SharePoint

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In SharePoint 2007: Gateway Drug to Enterprise Social Tools :: Personal InfoCloud , Tom quotes one of his informants: “We went from 5 silos in our organization to hundreds in a month after deploying SharePoint”. Not network collaboration. That is, it seems, the basic design paradigm.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. – are just windowdressing on products that are still essentially geared for Collaboration 1.0. Whose products at present come closest to enabling Web 2.0-style collaboration and interaction in enterprise environments?

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The five minute questions would be to ask 1) What are your daily information scanning practices? In other words, how do you keep from getting stuck in a particular information rut?) But at this skill level, I’m talking about connecting people and information.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Map of the Blogosphere | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 27, 2008 Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others “Common to most anthropologists is a contrarian readiness to search out diverse, improbable kinds of patterning, to be skeptical of commonly accepted categories or boundaries, and to employ varying temporal and geographic scales as tools of inquiry.”

learning in complexity and chaos

Harold Jarche

Most of our current work structures are designed to address complicated situations, such as constructing a building, launching a campaign, or designing a piece of equipment. In complexity, cooperation trumps collaboration. Work teams are collaborative.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Over time, most of this material will also be added to the every growing “ KS Toolkit ,&# another collaborative resource I’ve pointed to frequently. Bill Anderson on 08 Jun 2009 at 1:27 pm Nancy, thanks for providing the concise and information-packed posting.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Fractal Spikes and Global Competition

John Hagel

At a time when information technology is supposed to make location irrelevant, we need to wrestle with the paradox that location is becoming more, rather than less, important. For many, including myself, it is about the patterns that emerge from countless encounters and conversations.

Ward Cunningham: Ten Years (and more)

Jay Cross

Only after the talk did he mention that Ward invented the wiki (1995) and is a prime mover in both the Agile Software Movement and Software Patterns. It says collaboration is okay; it’s the norm. Wiki Design Principles describe how wikis work.

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The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2017

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, Scientific American , in collaboration with the World Economic Forum , published a special report on The Top Ten Emerging Technologies of 2017. As new data is ingested, the system rewires itself based on whatever new patterns it now finds.

Minds and Machines

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, this isn’t quite the case, as shown in the pioneering research of Princeton Professor Emeritus Daniel Kahneman , - for which he was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economics , - and his long time collaborator Amos Tversky , - who died in 1996.

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A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the 1960s and 1970s, IT brought automation to a number of discrete business processes, including transaction processing, financial planning, engineering design, inventory management, payroll and personnel records.

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Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This has been a particular issue with information technologies in general, including the Internet and AI. A recent Harvard Business Review article, - Designing the Machines that Will Design Strategy , - takes these questions a few steps further.

February’s Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

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. Design Interrupted: Design-time Versus Meeting-time - Adaptive Path , February 23, 2012. The Designer’s Toolbox - Jay Cross , February 27, 2012.

Internships 2010: Making the Most of a Summer Internship

Adaptive Path

You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with clients, develop a personal voice and put experience strategy, research and design methods into practice. Like many young practitioners, when I joined Adaptive Path, my design skills were sharper than ever, but my “soft skills&# — like facilitation, client communication and selling ideas — needed some refinement. What’s the best way to structure information? It’s that time of year!