Working wiser?

Clark Quinn

Working smarter, of course, means recognizing how we really think, work, and learn, and aligning our processes and tools accordingly. And, of course, it means using Serious learning design. Ok, so have I gone off the edge of the hazy cosmic jive? design meta-learning strategy technologyNoodling: I’ve been thinking about Working Smarter, a topic I took up over four years ago.

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What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

And lately, I’ve been hearing the question about “what’s your <x> stack” [x|x=’design’, ‘development’, …]. So, of course, I created a diagram. Or, of course, the ones others use in your org.

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‘Social Business’ is Past Retirement Age

Andy McAfee

When I was a first year doctoral student at Harvard Business School in 1994-5, we took a fascinating yearlong course called “Basic Readings in Administrative Theory&# (OK, it was probably only fascinating if you were a geek). Advocating something like “social business design should place technology at the very, very end, and people first &# is both dumb and harmful, which means that a response is important.

Hot Last Week

Tony Karrer

Report: Community Platforms Market Led by Jive Software and Telligent - ReadWriteWeb Hot Last Week Keywords eLearning Strategy Social Media Work Skills KnowledgeHub ScreenToaster Cooliris Quizmaker OnDemand Meridian Mzinga GeoLearning Saba Notes on the weekly hot last week. Using the same approach as Hot List , I've compiled.

Five Myths of Social Learning


Social learning is bi-directional and user-generated content and feedback can be a valuable asset for instructional designers to develop more compelling and timely learning, whether that learning is published to a formal course, a non-formal podcast, or an informal blog. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Will the carriers body-snatch the Net with HTML5?

Doc Searls

All that jive the “big data” pushers are saying about “delivering personalized experiences.”). Nothing has creeped me out more lately than reading HTML5 – The Catalyst for Network as a Service? by Michael Crossey of Aepona , in Telco 2.0.

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Ten Steps to Building a Great Learning Environment

Nigel Paine

Move away from only focussing on the delivery of the course. Develop or make available resources rather than courses. Or develop apps rather than courses. Comment: “A challenge is the “training” market – providers are interested in selling courses; L and D buy a “solution” – whilst courses may be needed, we have to think about application and embedding learning – just in time, mentor support, exchange of ideas etc.

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Beyond caveat emptor

Doc Searls

The Web has always embodied the design asymmetry of server and client. Any data you collect in the course of our relationship can be shared with me. These are designed to support what Steve Gillmor calls gestures , which he started talking about back in 2005 or so.

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

It was designed to be a small to medium size group discussion, but because the room was large it was very challenging to do that successfully. And, of course, part of the scattering is that people in different kinds of organizations are going to have different needs. Tools - A Summary and particularly my use of the course wiki as the basis for putting course notes, having each team put up their work, etc.