Aggregation Workflow in gRSShopper

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A few points: First, on workflow, which is the topic of this post. For the page designer: 1. For course participants: 1. The options page provides the following: - personal information, including email, which may be edited - list of feeds submitted, and their status - option to add social network information - list of subscribed newsletters, and an option to edit subscriptions That's the entire workflow. I am of course open to ideas and suggestions.

From Courses to Campaigns : using the 70:20:10 approach

Charles Jennings

One of the major strategic objectives for many HR and L&D departments in 2016 and beyond will be to extend their focus and services beyond courses and out into the workplace. Courses may help with the basics, or to refresh our knowledge, but courses alone won’t deliver high performance.

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 5

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We launched the course this week and I did a bunch of things to get ready. First, a media summary view: Figure 63 - media_summary view in the Vide Editor Next, the Course Videos page newly created in the Page Editor.

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 13

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Workflow The next step in the use of badges is to develop a mechanism for awarding them. I'd like to automate this as much as possible, but this means having a workflow so that I know what I'm automating. In this course the evidence comes in the form a blog post.

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

TL:DR here's the badging workflow: Create a Badgr account. The Badge Workflow One of the tricky parts about working with badges is that the badge infrastructure has its own vocabulary and a workflow that might not be obvious. How do we validate courses, or issuers

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Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this paper I would like to address the core design elements in the development of a personal learning architecture being developed in the National Research Council''s Learning and Performance Support Systems program. The MOOC combined several themes which were in themselves becoming increasingly important: the idea of massively multi-user environments, the idea of using open and distributed content, the idea of fully online delivery, and the packaging of these as an online course.

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Designing and Implementing MOOCs that Maximize Student Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

They present a unique design challenge. They have a more varied educational and cultural background than in traditional courses. The majority of active users say they’re taking the course for fun or a challenge, rather than a credential. Can we design for learning in MOOCs?

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Context is key

Clark Quinn

Workflow learning is one of the new buzzphrases. The notion is that you deliver learning to the point of need, instead of taking people away from the workflow. However, if people are in the workflow, there is a context already. design strategy technology

Content systems not content packages

Clark Quinn

That we should start designing our content into smaller chunks. There’s more, of course. There are strong cognitive reasons (performance support, workflow learning, self-directed and self-regulated learning). design strategy technology

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. By their very nature informal and social learning is embedded in the daily workflow. ADDIE (or some other instructional design approach) ruled.

Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

Working ‘out loud’, showing our work, and working together is a critical inflection point in bringing learning back into the workflow in a natural way and away from the ‘event’ model. This plays out in so many ways: order-taking for courses, equating information with skills, being concerned with speed and quantity instead of quality of outcomes, not measuring the impact, the list goes on. design meta-learning mobile strategy technology

Re-thinking Workplace Learning: extracting rather than adding

Charles Jennings

One clear finding presented was that: “t hose activities that are integrated into manager and employee workflow have the largest impact on employee performance, while those that are distinct events separate from the day-to-day job have less impact.”

70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Charles Jennings

Of course the ‘blending’ concept has been around for much longer than the past few years. Each of these, though, were used to design and deliver structured and directed learning based on some form of instructional design and, often, as part of a curriculum.

5 Phrases to Make Mobile Work

Clark Quinn

The second one focuses on looking beyond the initial inference from the phrase “mlearning”: Anything but a course! Here we’re trying to help our stakeholders (and designers) think beyond the course and think about performance support, informal learning, collaboration, and more. While it might be about augmenting a course, it’s more likely to be access to information and people, as well as computational support.



A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application that allows a company, school, or organization to administer, document, track, and report on the delivery of educational courses and training programs. Workflow management/review tool. Workflow Management/Review Tool. ?.

Taking the step

Clark Quinn

A while ago, I wrote an article in eLearnMag, stating that better design doesn’t take longer. Of course, if you’re a one-person shop, the best you could probably do is attend a ‘Deeper ID’ workshop. design strategy

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How Not to Adopt an LCMS


Create topics to be distributed as microlearning or assembled into a course. Embed content into the workflow. They can gather information on existing processes, work through the process changes, and design the rich library of templates needed for your organization.

The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Charles Jennings

Of course he was right. Of course exposure to other people is one of the primary ways we learn and improve our performance. Of course we don’t ‘deliver’ or ‘transfer’ learning either. Of course this is easier said than done.

70:20:10 - A Framework for High Performance Development Practices

Charles Jennings

They simply remind us of the facts above – that the majority of learning and development comes through experiential and social learning in the workplace (the ‘70’ and ‘20’) rather than through formal classes and courses (the ‘10’).

SUNY Initiatives Supporting Online Learning Panel

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Demonstration of lead processing workflow - feeds into existing 'Campus Connect' online lead system for individual campuses). Campuses reported they wanted faster process time, and they wanted the raw data instead of pre-designed format.

Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.

Charles Jennings

Extending Learning into the Workflow Many Learning & Development leaders are using the 70:20:10 model to help them re-position their focus for building and supporting performance across their organisations. They are finding it helps them extend the focus on learning out into the workflow.



Instructional Designers (IDs) are now under more pressure than ever to deliver the best content, and a tool that many IDs are familiar with is a Learning Management System (LMS). In the simplest terms, this is a software package that manages course delivery and administration.

What’s the next buzzword?

Clark Quinn

And, of course, we need to dig into the real affordances , not just the hype (PowerPoint in Second Life, anyone?). And we’ve had someone recently claim to have invented workflow learning (though it’s been talked about for years ). And of course, AR and VR are very much now. C’mon, folks, lets get together and work on taking your design approaches and tuning them up! Of course, I could wish we’re talking IA instead of AI, too.

It’s Only 65% !

Charles Jennings

Training describes a structured set of events that when designed and assembled carefully can provide an effective way to help people accelerate learning (learning = behaviour change). experiential development that is part of a structured course or programme).

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70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent

Charles Jennings

Of course studies have produced varying figures of the amount learned in these ways[1] (as one would expect). What we should be doing is putting our effort into supporting and refining learning where it’s already happening, and this is predominantly as part of the daily workflow.

Change 272

A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

What will be required is a completely new range of services – which we might call non-training services – that are focused on supporting continuous performance improvement and learning in the workflow as people do their jobs.

Learning Trends 2014


I also noticed that there is a lot of "buzz" around responsive design. Responsive design means a new way of thinking about your development process and new skills that are needed. Learning content development no longer means just linear desktop courses and/or classroom options.

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Biz tech

Clark Quinn

There is plenty of vertical-specific software, from product design to transaction tracking, and of course more general business software such as document generation, financials, etc. And of course the social network software – profiles and locators as well as communication and collaboration tools – should be under the purview of L&D. One of my arguments for the L&D revolution is the role that L&D could be playing.

Social Learning is NOT a new training trend

Jane Hart

Support provided as close to the workflow as possible (ie not in a separate place or online space). CONTENT: Short, performance aids (in relevant formats – video, PDF, – rather than courses. INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN. Creating and producing formal courses and workshops using formal ISD/ADDIE methodologies. Workflow audits. Mandating course use and completion. Tracking of learners’ activity on courses. Course authoring tools. BLENDED DESIGN.

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10 things to remember about social learning (and the use of social media for learning)

Jane Hart

With social learning it’s about thinking how to support it as it happens naturally and continuously – not how you can create, design, deliver and manage it. Yesterday I listened into the #lscon Twitter stream for Learning Solutions conference in Orlando, Florida.

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

rich courses. Learning = something that only happens in a classroom or when it has been designed for you and/or when there is a teacher/trainer involved. Recognises that informal learning can’t be designed not managed, and that true social learning can’t be (en)forced.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #5

Luis Suarez

Trello : There are a number of different task management apps I have been using over the course of the years. Well, that app is Workflow.

Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation

Jane Hart

So it will not involve designing a programme of instruction for a team, but rather will comprise a quite different set of “ scaffolding ” activities undertaken in conjunction with the team, which include: Understanding the sharing practices that are currently taking place - or not.

Supporting the Social Workplace Learning Continuum

Jane Hart

And that in fact, we should we be employing the very same (social) tools or platforms that are used by individuals and teams in their daily workflow to do their jobs. But once again, this means we need to think differently about that whole design process.

Managing Learning?

Charles Jennings

Sadly, many of these meet Marc Rosenberg’s description as ‘course vending machines’. A record that someone had completed a compliance course may have won the day in the past, but is less likely to do so now. Of course we will need technology to support learning.

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Training Evaluation: a mug’s game

Harold Jarche

Traditional training analyses, such as Kirkpatrick’s four levels of evaluation, were designed to assess solutions that are delivered in a linear manner. Event-based instructional interventions, or the course as learning vehicle, is an outdated and useless way to look at workplace learning.

[annotation][2b2k] Mediathread

David Weinberger

It’s used in many courses at Columbi, as well as around the world. ” It’s designed for classes. Mediathread connects assignments and responses, as well as other workflows. Jonah Bossewich and Mark Philipsonfrom Columbia University talk about Mediathread , an open source project that makes it easy to annotate various digital sources. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness.

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

The month-long event is appropriate for decision-makers, designers, CLOs, innovation leaders, managers of communications, and others who want to accelerate learning in their organization. This workshop is not a course. find out how to integrate learning into workflow.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Charles Jennings

Of course efficiency is important in any training activity – both in financial terms and in terms of achieving results at the speed of business. Learning in the workflow is the way forward. The global training industry is large and in growth again post-2008.

a useful model

Harold Jarche

Basically, more resources are needed to support learning while working, and fewer for formal courses. Many people in this field only work in formal education & training, most particularly designing courses. Of course many would react strongly against such a model. “It

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

Always-On and Hyper-Connected Of course there are many L&D departments that are responding well to the dramatic changes that are occurring in the way that work is accomplished and all the changing expectations that come with that.

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The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Charles Jennings

Attending a course or completing an eLearning module tells us little apart from the fact that some activity occurred. Of course they did – bucketsful of it. More regulatory and compliance training, of course!) “The only person who behaves sensibly is my tailor.

The next generation of computer interfaces will drive better remote collaboration

Ross Dawson

Among the numerous blog posts I have written about the evolution of interfaces , in 2008 I wrote about how the user interface featured in the film ‘Minority Report’ had been created by John Underkoffler, who had designed the concept for the film.