Workplace Learning: Adding, Embedding & Extracting

Charles Jennings

Adding Learning to Work When faced with the opportunities to help with workplace learning, many HR, talent development, and learning professionals react by simply adding learning to the workflow. There is excellent work being carried out that supports embedding learning within workflows. ‘

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.”

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. This is something that can generate a lot of labour in a hurry (9 modules times 10 people means 90 badges issued.). Right now all I have to do is type in the module and then click 'Publish'.

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

Charles Jennings

All-in-all the implication for L&D professionals has been to make their traditional offerings of carefully designed, time-consuming and often slowly developed structured modules, courses and programmes relevant to fewer and fewer stakeholder needs.

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The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Charles Jennings

We measure how many people have attended a class or completed an eLearning module, or read a document or engaged in a job swap or in a coaching relationship. Attending a course or completing an eLearning module tells us little apart from the fact that some activity occurred.

Learning and Performance Support Systems

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

If I had to depict LPSS in a nutshell, I would describe it as a combination of the MOOC project we''ve been working on over the last few year, as well as our work in Personal Learning Environments (PLEs). Each of these projects extends the functionality of the Common Platform.

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[berkman] Dries Buytaert: Drupal and sustaining collaborative efforts

David Weinberger

Drupal has 10,000+ modules, 300,000 downloads a month, 1.5M He wrote a message board for the Linux project, in part to learn PHP and MySQL. Growing large projects. Module developers can get funded from LSD. There has not been any pushback from the dev community because there’s no special backdoor by which these projects get added to the Drupal core. Of these collaborative projects often start as small, volunteer-driven projects.

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Listening

Clark Quinn

So I mentally ran through memorable projects from the past and looked for the success factors. I find that working with the objectives for learning projects, it’s critical to focus on the decisions that learners will ultimately be making. In making the Workplace of the Future project with Learnnovators, we were barreling along full tilt, working on the second module, and I was getting increasingly worried about the fact that we hadn’t tested the first.

Atlantic Workshop on Semantics and Services - Day 1

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Thus we can develop a workflow ontology in OWL. So ontology modules can be efficiently interchanged. You can get different perspectives to a module. The knowledge base of the 'utilizer' modules are augmented by sets of nominals from 'realizer' modules. After augmentation, the knowledge engines are not expected to take into account the realizer modules any more. Diagram of 'requirements' module). These are defined by other modules.

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