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LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. Tags: Learning Communities Lifelong Learning PLE Workplace Learning Harold Jarche learntrends PKM My side comments are in italics. Sense-making with PKM. When he moved to consulting and didn’t have an IT department and those resources, he realized he had to do something different. Idea from Will Richardson: what do you do when you read a blog post and come across an interesting few sentences? What do you do with that system? Too much information. Categorize.

LearnTrends 2009 – Free Online Conference

Tony Karrer

George Siemens , Jay Cross and Tony Karrer are pleased to announce our third annual free online conference: LearnTrends 2009 The Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Conference November 17-19, 2009 | Online | Free The theme/focus this year is on Convergence in Workplace Learning. I'll also be providing details shortly about the LearnTrends Innovation Awards 2009.

LearnTrends Innovation Awards

Upside Learning

Looks like a season for Awards; and as a vibrant community, it was about time LearnTrends joined in. Totally unlike most awards, there are no entry fees and the winners get a grand prize – the ability to make a short presentation at LearnTrends 2009 in November. Tags: Future Learning Future Technology Innovation Upside Learning eLearning Awards LearnTrends UpsideLMS

LearnTrends 2009

Jay Cross

LearnTrends 2009 is going to be awesome. The LearnTrends Innovation Awards. Check the Agenda on the LearnTrends 2009 tab. learntrends. Tags: Events learntrends Yesterday I drew up the tentative agenda. Our theme is convergence in corporate learning. These people… …will be addressing these topics: Convergence in Learning. Enterprise 2.0,

Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

Tony Karrer

However, because of the dramatically different characteristics of Online Conferences and In-Person Conferences and because of the narrowing gap between face-to-face and online presentations – we will see a shift towards more online conferences such as LearnTrends 2009. Are people noticing this? It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. Some aspects: Wireless access is becoming more common in places where presentations occur. If you are a conference organizer and you don't arrange for wireless, be prepared for some negative comments.

Learntrends: Convergence in Learning

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from the first LearnTrends session, Introduction: Convergence in Learning , with George Siemens , Tony Karrer , and Jay Cross. Tags: Workplace Learning e-Learning George Siemens Jay Cross learntrends Tony Karrer Awkward phrasing, typos, or things that simply don’t make sense out of the context of the live session are par for the course. My side comments are in italics. Jay Cross. learning is 10 years old. Showed a graphic of e-learning companies that existed in 2000, then who’s still left now. Not many survivors. Past: Teacher-centric.

LearnTrends: The Immernet Singularity

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Tony O’Driscoll’s LearnTrends session on The Immernet Singularity. Workplace Learning immersive learning learntrends Tony O'Driscoll My side comments are in italics. Official description: The Immernet Singularity: How the Immersive Internet Will Redefine Learning and Collaboration. Four technology arenas, 2D Synchronous Learning, Knowledge Sharing Spaces, Web 2.0 Tools and Virtual Worlds, are on a convergence trajectory towards an immersive web future that will redefine how we work, learn and play. Formal –> informal.

LearnTrends: Reinventing Organizational Learning

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Jay Cross & Clark Quinn’s LearnTrends session on Reinventing Organizational Learning. Tags: Informal Learning Workplace Learning Clark Quinn Jay Cross learntrends My side comments in italics. Article they wrote for CLO mag: “Become a Chief Meta-Learning Officer&#. Need to be more agile & change. If you don’t know the solution & need to network/collaborate to find it, that’s learning. Lots of parallel conversations in all their blogs, with clear interaction & influence between them. expand venues.

LearnTrends Starts Tomorrow

Tony Karrer

LearnTrends 2009 starts tomorrow! I’m really looking forward to very interesting conversations around the messy topic of convergence. To register, you must first register on the LearnTrends community and then register on the Conference Event Page. There seems to be quite a bit of last minute registration activity. We have over 500 attending and over 140 who say they might attend. Should be lively. There will be lots of time for conversation as well. Speakers generally are scheduled for half the time and half for discussion. Look forward to “seeing” you tomorrow.

LearnTrends 2009

George Siemens

I’m looking forward to LearnTrends 2009 – an online conference that Tony Karrer, Jay Cross, and I are organizing. reminder – the LearnTrends Innovation nominations close Oct 31 The official conference page has been posted. Fantastic lineup of speakers (great job Jay & Tony!!).

LearnTrends

George Siemens

are running LearnTrends 2009. Reminder, next week, Jay Cross , Tony Karrer , and I (with support from many others!) An outstanding list of presenters and provocative topics. Free to join

LearnTrends 2009

Learning and Working on the Web

The agenda has been set for LearnTrends 2009 (17-19 Nov 2009) and it looks extremely interesting. will be giving a session on personal knowledge management and participating in a discussion with my colleagues at the re-branded Internet Time Alliance. The main theme is convergence and topics include: Reinventing organizational learning. Building a social learning environment. Microlearning. elearning outside the training box. Don’t forget that this 3 day global conference is absolutely FREE, with no vendor hype, so please join us.

Contest - Win a Free Copy of Digital Habitats via LearnTrends 2009

Tony Karrer

Nancy White and John Smith will be doing a session at LearnTrends 2009 (a free online conference – you should definitely go register). We would really appreciate if your blog post can also mention the conference and the innovation awards and the Digital Habitats Contest: LearnTrends 2009 - Free Online Conference LearnTrends Innovation Awards Rules 1. Feedback?

eLearning Technology and LearnTrends Nominated

Tony Karrer

The EduBlog Awards are happening again this year. I’m happy to say there were several nominations for this blog and for LearnTrends. If you’ve found value from this blog and/or LearnTrends, please click on the links below and vote for them in their categories. And if you are in the mood for lots of great blogs and blog posts: Top 99 Workplace eLearning Blogs 15 More Workplace eLearning Blogs Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009 eLearning Technology. There are a lot of great nominees in all of the categories.

LearnTrends Speakers and Topics Accounced

Tony Karrer

We've put up a preliminary schedule for LearnTrends 2009. You can find the conference description, preliminary schedule and session descriptions at: LearnTrends 2009 Conference Agenda Topics and Speakers include: Introduction: Convergence in Learning - George Siemens, Tony Karrer & Jay Cross The Immernet Singularity - Tony O'Driscoll Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations - Charles Jennings & Andy McGovern – Thomson Reuters Reinventing Organizational Learning - Clark Quinn & Jay Cross Enterprise 2.0, Please see that post for details.

2009 Review

Experiencing eLearning

LearnTrends: Microlearning. LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management. Looking at just the numbers, my number of views didn’t increase dramatically in 2009. It’s time for that annual ritual of looking back at the year. Unlike last year , this year I’m actually reviewing before the new year starts. What did I do this year? A few things come to mind. World.

LearnTrends

George Siemens

To stay informed on these events, please join LearnTrends Over the last few years, Tony Karrer , Jay Cross , and I have organized an annual online event on Corporate Learning: Trends and Innovations. We are planning to host a similar event this year. When we (ok, it was Jay) were soliciting feedback from participants of the November ‘08 event, many expressed an interest in regular, shorter events held throughout the year. Tony recently hosted an event on Sharepoint and Learning (and will be hosting another event in May).

LearnTrends 2009 Video Archive Available

eLearning Weekly

Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to attend the LearnTrends 2009 Online Conference , but I heard great things about it. LearnTrends was sponsored by Jay Cross, Tony Karrer, and George Siemens.). There are tons of other details about the conference here , and you can get more info about LearnTrends on these social networks: Twitter. eLearning Conferences InstructionalDesign learntrends technology Tools Training Web 2.0Fortunately, I ran across a video archive of the conference, thanks to a blog post by George Siemens. Check out the video archive. Delicious.

LearnTrends Innovation Awards 2009

Jay Cross

George Siemens ,  Tony Karrer , and I are pleased to announce the LearnTrends 2009 Innovation Awards. Winners will make short presentations during the LearnTrends conference. The awards are designed to recognize products, projects, processes, and companies that represent interesting innovations in applying technology for Corporate / Workplace Learning and Performance. Deadline for submission is: October 30. To apply for an award, fill out the: Submission Form. Spread the word. There’s no admission charge.

Free Online Conference: LearnTrends 2009

eLearning Weekly

Tony Karrer recently announced the LearnTrends 2009 Online Conference , which will be held November 17-19, 2009. You can join the LearnTrends community and keep up with the conference happenings on the LearnTrends web site. Tags: eLearning Conferences Design Development learntrends learntrends09 learntrends2009 technology Training Here’s a description of the conference, straight from Tony’s blog : The theme/focus this year is on Convergence in Workplace Learning. Communities and Networks. Knowledge Management. Corporate Libraries.

LearnTrends

George Siemens

Jay Cross hosted a 24-hour learn-a-thon this week. Any experimentation with teaching and learning that challenges assumptions of courses and conferences is intriguing. Jay reflects on the event : “Our goal was honest dialog among as many members as possible. No commercials. No presentations. Few or no slides. Often, we threw three or four great people into an online fishbowl and let the conversation go where it would

LearnTrends: Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations

Experiencing eLearning

Tags: LMS Learning Communities Workplace Learning e-Learning learntrends

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LearnTrends Conference November 17-19 (free, online conference)

eLearning Cyclops

The preliminary schedule for the LearnTrends online conference is now available. Its Its focus will be  Convergence in Workplace Learning. See the full agenda here.   And register here.   See you there. ISD e-Learning

LearnTrends 2009: My Presentation on Immernet Singularity

Tony O'Driscoll

Tags: Uncategorized Empathic Electronic Exoskeleton Immernet Jay Cross LearnTrends o'driscoll Singularity tony

LearnTrends: Backchannel

Jay Cross

Clark Quinn and I led a discussion on Reinventing Organizational Learning at LearnTrends this morning. The recording will be up before the day is over, but I thought you might enjoy the discussion that went with it. Twitter and chat are ubiquitous at conferences now. The back channel becomes part of the overall message. Moderator (Jay Cross) to Clark Quinn: You have the baton now. it's 9AM.

Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug

Tony Karrer

Jack Merklein from Xerox Global Services did a really great presentation at LearnTrends 2009 entitled - Common tools for Diverse Communities at Xerox Global Services. You can find the LearnTrends 2009 Recording including Jack’s presentation. A few follow-up thoughts. Instead, it focused on Jack’s no nonsense ability to make communities an effect part of learning.

Microlearning presentation at LearnTrends

Janet Clarey

Just finished presenting on the topic ‘microlearning’ at the online LearnTrends conference. 2009) Outline of a Microlearning Agenda. eLearning Papers, September 2009. Retrieved April 5, 2009 from. Share and Enjoy: Just finished presenting on the topic ‘microlearning’ at the online LearnTrends conference. Tags: Brandon Hall learntrends microlearning Hat tip to Tony Karrer, Jay Cross, and George Siemens for hosting this great event. This topic (microlearning) is kinda/sorta a new research area for me. Hoping some rubs off. 2006).

Innovation Awards 2009

Tony Karrer

We’ve just announced the innovation awards associated with LearnTrends 2009. The session was fraught with technical difficulties, so I thought it would be worth capturing a bit about each of the four award winners here. CUDA Business Brain CUDA technologies is a small software firm within the Hi Performance Learning and IQ Business Group in South Africa, the United Stated and Australia. In 2007, they launched the CUDA Business Brain as an integrated Workplace Performance Support Solution. It provides a blend of learning management and performance support. eLearning Technology.

LearnTrends Tweetstream backchannel

Jay Cross

Here’s tho conversation taking place at Twitter during LearnTrends. (We’d ask people to put their comments and questions into our conference system, where all could see them. ScottSkibell Videos from Tues & Wed #learntrends event are up. link] Catch the sessions you might have missed. -4:48 PM Nov 18th, 2009. Feature | Block yuuhey RT @jackiegerstein : mLearnopedia – [link] – blogs, activities, research, resources for mobile learning – #learntrends -4:15 PM Nov 18th, 2009. Thanks! -12:50 PM Nov 18th, 2009. Online!

LearnTrends Live: Mobile Learning

Jay Cross

Happily, all of our LearnTrends events are being recorded and will be available on the LearnTrends site. Judy Brown is talking about mobile learning: it’s more that eLearning lite. learning : Pervasive. Get learners to complete tasks while going about their day-to-day lives. Laptops are mobile but not in Judy’s book. She wants something you always take with you. Games.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 , was most popular post for 2009 (see 2009 Top Posts and Topics ) and it came up pretty high in the recent Top 125 eLearning Posts of 2009. As I discussed in my look at what I learned during 2009, I’ve found that the term eLearning 2.0 My thinking has definitely evolved around this in 2009. tools.

LearnTrends Audacity and More - Best of eLearning Learning September 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

September 2009. Thursday, October 08, 2009. Tuesday, October 13, 2009. Wednesday, October 14, 2009. Thursday, October 15, 2009. Finally Get It – Why Social Networking is So Important - Engaged Learning , September 29, 2009. Flash Accessibility (508 Compliance) - MinuteBio , September 13, 2009. Characteristics of Adult Learners - The eLearning Coach , September 28, 2009. eLearning Strategy - eLearning Technology , September 14, 2009. Learning Debate 2009 - Clive on Learning , September 30, 2009. September 9, 2009.

LearnTrends recordings

George Siemens

After three days of 5+ hours work of presentations, we’ve (Jay Cross, Tony Karrer, and I) wrapped up our third annual LearnTrends conference. Scott Skibell of Skillcasting has completed and posted recordings of the event. Topics include: convergence, mobile learning, design, social learning, managing information, microlearning, enterprise 2.0, and many others. great event – congrats and thanks to all involved in presenting/planning/attending! For some reason, these intensive online conferences are more exhausting than face to face events

LearnTrends Live: Jane Hart

Jay Cross

By the way, all sessions at LearnTrends are being recorded, so if you’re interested in learning more, drop by our community site. Jane Hart. Installs social learning system based on ELGG. Customization. Open source. Supporting infrastructure. Created a site where learning professionals could experiment with using ELGG. At first, people came to network. Now the system hosts courseware.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

And as part of this, I’ve been taking advantage of: 2009 Predictions How Did I Do? 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. 2009 has continued that effort. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. And many of my 2009 Top Posts and Topics are related to exactly this. Online Sessions / Conferences / Discussions => Now Visible Networking I’ve seen during 2009 a real growth in the ability to spark up interesting discussions as online sessions.

LearnTrends Innovation Awards

Jay Cross

George Siemens , Tony Karrer and I are pleased to announce the first ever LearnTrends 2009 Innovation Awards. Winners will be announced and will be asked to do short presentations during LearnTrends 2009. Here are some graphics for your use: LearnTrends is the free, online, non-profit conference on innovation in corporate learning. The awards will recognize products, projects, and companies that represent significant innovation in Corporate/Workplace Learning and Performance. To apply for an award, complete the Submission Form. There is no entry fee.

What Does a 21st Century L&D Department Look Like?

Performance Learning Productivity

A month ago, on April 21, Jay Cross at learntrends co-ordinated a round-the-globe series of online conversations on how learning can impact performance in organisations. Jay’s reflections on the event are worth reading. NEW ROLES FOR LEARNING PROFESSIONALS Ellen Wagner , Curt Bonk and I spent our 30 minutes facilitating a discussion on the topic of ‘New Roles for Learning Professionals’.