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.

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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Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. In his post, he really is looking primarily at the University of Manitoba's Connectivism Course that he designed and delivered with George Siemens to 2200 students in Fall 2008 and you can tell that he's busy thinking about the technology behind the Fall 2009 course. There's a lot to learn from that experience. I'd be curious to hear thoughts on that kind of learning experience.

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. LinkedIn is primarily a professional network, designed to facilitate linkages between people who are wanting to connect for work-related purposes. More information on owning your data on this site.

A personal learning journey

Harold Jarche

I became interested in knowledge management (KM) as I was introduced to it in the mid 1990’s while practising instructional systems design (ISD) and human performance technology (HPT) in the military. In the late 1990’s knowledge management was part of our solution suite at the Centre for Learning Technologies ( CLT via The Wayback Machine). I was also seeing the similarities with personal learning environments: PLE. personal learning environment.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Jay Cross, the man who coined the term ‘elearning’, believes the web is revolutionising the way we learn. Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. Cross believes the era of traditional course-led training is coming to an end and that informal, social learning is the way forward. Mike Levy interviews the guru of new learning approaches.

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!!! Main | Great Quote from Interview with Raph Koster » February 04, 2008 Catch Up Post: Virtual Worlds Saving Lives, Experience Design and an RFI for an MMO for NASA (acronym attack!) NewsGator RSS products now free: No really. Is Pedagogy Getting in the Way of Learning? They are vehicles for the experience that their designer intends to bring about."

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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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by by Robert Bloomfield) | Main | Small Basket of MindMapping Items » February 27, 2008 The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis) Katrins important thesis is now available both as a Wiki and a PDF download.

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."

$1 million e-learning no more…

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > $1 Million e-Learning no more… $1 Million e-Learning no more… April 15th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’ve been in the training and development business for nearly 20 years now. My first job out of graduate school was as an Interactive Designer for a small but growing multimedia development firm. and ALSO get your first “iteration” on e-Learning, what you might refer to as “e-Learning Lite”.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 12th Annual Webby Award Winners.Nicely done and nicely designed.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Mobility Means Your Desktop.even in Linux | Main | "Correcting the violent video game rhetoric" (CNet.com) » May 19, 2008 12th Annual Webby Award Winners.Nicely done and nicely designed. Love the design. and check this one as well e-Places to visit copyright game studies anthropology mobile learning e-learning things you should read stat counter View My Stats kaboodle Oehlerts Book.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Geek Alert - Joke About Large Hadron Collider Ahead | Main | Audiko - Create Free Ringtones - even for the iPhone » March 27, 2008 Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop? an interesting design element here is that when a Web site is presented in a regular browser, the UI has to have buttons and functionalities for all occasions.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Hey Designers! How some arrogance with that humility?!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "World Privacy Forums Top Ten Opt Outs" | Main | DoWeb Comics Offer Another Way to Handle Content and Crowds? » October 31, 2007 Hey Designers! " October 31, 2007 in design | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Hey Designers!

“How do I get my Word content into XML?”

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > “How do I get my Word content into XML?&# “How do I get my Word content into XML?&# My latest talk is “Designing Content for Reusability Across Multiple Audiences and Contexts.” More importantly you can also reuse content across different types of outputs (e-learning, classroom, performance support and even mobile). Learning Pulse Learning Pulse RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Dead Alewives: Dungeons and Dragons | Main | Back from GDC (and a free virtual world event) » February 21, 2008 GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge OK.so Designed to build community between dogs and owners.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Engaging Web design from Dutch dept. store HEMA (props to my dad for the link)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Latest Results of Favorite Conferences (Lets Get Out the Vote!) | Main | Arrgghh!!! » January 30, 2008 Engaging Web design from Dutch dept. I havent figure out how to use any of this on a learning/training site but its cool. store HEMA (props to my dad for the link) : Comments This is great, I like the idea of doing this design.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « All Hail the Cult of the Amateur!! Main | Alternative and Activist Search Engines » June 21, 2007 Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer? Feature wise, many of the same features and employing some nice design as well. Sign me up for a lifetime membership!

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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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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). Interviews : Some Instructional design insight shared by Instructional designers.

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.

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. Learn more about Dawn here.

Edublog Award Nominations

Xyleme

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. The value of the educational information that Lisa shares cannot be overstated. Learn more about Dawn here. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And it's not that we don't know the history of universities and distance education and learning theories, it's that so much of it and so many of them are wrong. In addition to the usual hands-on instructor-led learning, I discovered the training room, which was stocked with training videos.

learning pulse

Xyleme

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 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

on learning. One of the more interesting aspects of this is that I've really changed and refined what I advise both audiences in terms of their learning 2.0 Seven Key Aspects of Learning 2.0 and Learning 2.0 You need to be prepared to apply learning 2.0 You need to be able to spot new kinds of opportunities that you might not have been involved in before (see Long Tail Learning ). In defense of the title - I still call it a Learning 2.0 learning 2.0)

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 ?

The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.

Xyleme

Home > mobile learning > The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail April 13th, 2011 Goto comments Leave a comment While the focus of this post is not specifically Apple or the iPad, it’s almost impossible to talk about successful mobile strategies without recognizing that the iPad has created a transitional moment for the Learning & Development world. 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”.

The Age of “Lean Manufacturing” in Learning Content Management Systems

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Learning Content Management > The Age of “Lean Manufacturing” in Learning Content Management Systems The Age of “Lean Manufacturing” in Learning Content Management Systems September 27th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment Guest Post by Mark Hellinger, Xyleme President & CEO We all have read about how traditional manufacturing jobs are rapidly disappearing in the U.S. It’s about designing and building content components.

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Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into.

Xyleme

Home > Learning Content Management , Social Learning > Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into Formal Learning Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into Formal Learning January 20th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment This past week, I’ve been reading and referring to Jane Hart’s article The State of Social Learning Today and some Thoughts for the Future of L&D in 2010 quite a bit. Learn more about Dawn here.

Learning Pulse

Xyleme

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.

Publishing Your Way to Content Success

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > Publishing Your Way to Content Success Publishing Your Way to Content Success March 18th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I remember the first time I went out on a sales call. It’s the same with developing learning content. What are the hard things in developing learning content? Learning Pulse Single-Source Learning Content Development… RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo!

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. revolution has brought learning networks front and center with “ Connect and Communicate ” becoming the new mantra for training organizations.

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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single-source learning content development…

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > Single-Source Learning Content Development… Single-Source Learning Content Development… March 13th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment If the number of people in my recent conference sessions are any indication more and more organizations are seeing the promise of single-source learning content development. Ah… now I get why there’s so much interest in Single-Source Learning Content Development.

Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative.

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative & Social Learning Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative & Social Learning November 9th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’m going to gloat a little bit. We consider it a contribution to the learning community so it’s something we take very seriously and dedicate a lot of resources to. Learn more about Dawn here.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Reusable Learning Resources The initial development of online learning technology began at scale with the development of the learning management system (LMS) in the mid-1990s. These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. These combined learning materials, activities and interaction, and assessments. which used a web technology called Resource Description Framework (RDF), and RSS 2.0,

how not to adopt an lcms

Xyleme

Not investing the time up front to define a palette of options for your designers and writers to choose from that cover 80% of the things they need to do on a day-in, day-out basis While template is a four-letter word in some training organizations, you can gain huge efficiency by standardizing on a rich palette of screen layouts, interaction types, and content structures that your team can choose from when designing your training. Learn more about Dawn here.

Notes from Intelligent Content 2010

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Learning Content Management > Notes from Intelligent Content 2010 Notes from Intelligent Content 2010 March 11th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment A couple of weeks ago, Xyleme presented at Intelligent Content conference hosted by the Rockley Group. ic2010 68% training worldwide today is still not done online or as e-learning. Xyleme] #ic2010 PowerPoint is number one “e-learning&# tool in the world.

single-source learning content development…

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > Single-Source Learning Content Development… Single-Source Learning Content Development… March 13th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment If the number of people in my recent conference sessions are any indication more and more organizations are seeing the promise of single-source learning content development. Ah… now I get why there’s so much interest in Single-Source Learning Content Development.

Investing in your Single-Source Nightmare

Xyleme

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. But what we often tend to overlook when launching these projects is that single-source is a paradigm shift for almost everyone involved, affecting directly and indirectly all aspects of learning production. Learning Pulse RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo!

why learning and enterprise content management?

Xyleme

Home > ECM , Executive Perspective > Why Learning and Enterprise Content Management? Why Learning and Enterprise Content Management? This has proven to be the right decision as XML has become the de facto standard not only for content portability, but for learning content as well. Unlike our competitors who use proprietary technology to store and manage reusable learning objects, our solution was designed to be portable across content management systems.