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Howdy and October's Big Question

The Learning Circuits

Hi all and welcome to my one month tenure at the editing console for the Learning Circuits Blog. I've been working in and around E-Learning for the last 10 years or so - enough time to know a lot about nothing and a little about everything. it's time for the Big Question! Does Gamification have a role in Workplace Learning? But more of that later. Cheers for now!

Big Question - Should It Continue?

The Learning Circuits

I've been moderating the Big Question for more than four years at this point. In the past few months, activity (posts, comments, comments on posts) on the big questions has seen a big drop. So - here's the big question for January 2011: Should the Big Question continue? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0

Learning Professionals’ Skills 2.0 – Learning Circuits Big Question July 2009

The E-Learning Curve

This month's Learning Circuits Blog Big Question is. In a Learning 2.0 world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. skills development Learning Circuits Blog Big Question Learning Professional Tags: performance web 2.0 Find out more.

The Big Question: Leading the charge

Clive on Learning

In the Learning Circuits Blog , Tony Karrer poses a whole series of questions related to the role of learning and development professionals in promoting informal learning / social learning / learning 2.0 within organisations: Q: Must learning professionals be literate in these things? This is debatable, because the application of web 2.0

New Skills for Learning Professionals

ID Reflections

This month's Big Question from LCB has received a huge response. I have pasted the question here: "In a Learning 2.0 world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals?" Learning Skills.

Fun e-learning? #LCBQ

The Learning Circuits

This month's big question comes from Jeff Goldman and the rest of the Big Question Thought Leaders. So, the #LCBQ for July is: How do you make e-learning fun? We also would like to hear when e-learning should or should not be fun. So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 Or is engaging really what you go after?

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Learning 2.0 - Make learning deliver

Adobe Captivate

elearning , Feedback , Learning Circuits , Clive Shepherd , Web 2.0 , Learning 2.0. This month's Big Question on the Learning Circuits Blog asks 'What new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals?'. I suspect a lot of the X 2.0 discussions have within themselves elements of Web 2.0. If we look beyond Web 2.0

US Economy and e-Learning in 2008

G-Cube

Here are my views in response to January’s Big Question from ASTD -. One of the leading e-Learning forecasts suggests that current size of the US market alone is close to $10 billion. In my views growth of e-Learning is the function of two important factors. 1% of revenues in learning and development. This will adversely impact the growth of e-Learning 2.0

Break Down Organizational Walls When It Comes to Learning #LCBQ

The Learning Circuits

Thanks to Holly and the rest of the Big Question Thought Leaders for helping me to craft this month's question. In many organizations, our learners are reaching outside of the organization to enhance their learning experience, through social networking/media and many other methods. So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0

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Addressing I Want it Now #LCBQ

The Learning Circuits

I'm very happy to be working with the Big Question Thought Leaders on the questions each month. So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 or you could also include your blog name with something like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 : eLearningTechnology Posts so far (and read comments as well demand from stakeholders?

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Learning 2010

The Learning Circuits

We are going to continue a tradition in the Big Question. The Big Question for December is: What did you learn about learning in 2010? If you are not a blogger, please go read Should All Learning Professionals Blog? 2007 - What Did You Learn about Learning? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0

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Assessing Learning Initiatives

The Learning Circuits

I'm very happy to be working with the Big Question Thought Leaders. For March the LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 We'd love to hear examples.

eLearning Predictions and Plans 2011 #LCBQ

The Learning Circuits

This is a month late this year, but I'm excited because the Big Question Thought Leaders are working with me around this question. For February the question is: What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? You might want to look back at previous years: Predictions and Plans for 2010 Challenges Plans and Predictions for 2009 Predictions for Learning in 2008?

Voice-Over in eLearning

The Learning Circuits

This has been a great way for me to learn about the topic. There is no substitute for a professional voice talent, who can interpret the meaning and message of your e-learning scripts. The most sophisticated text-to-speech cannot approach a real voice person for e-learning. The September Question is: Effective voice-over in eLearning? When/why? How do you do it right?

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Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. Enterprise 2.0 Why E2.0

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Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Jay Cross

A big question - David Weinberger , May 1, 2011. Introducing Share&Learn - Jane Hart , May 12, 2011. How social media and big data will unleash what we know - Dion Hinchcliffe , May 12, 2011. 10 mobile questions - Clark Quinn , May 17, 2011. Social learning for collaborative work - Harold Jarche , May 18, 2011. Learning 2.0 is Dumb: Use ‘Connected Learning’ Instead - Dan Pontefract , May 23, 2011. Big Data and The Benefits From The Bubble - Andy McAfee , May 11, 2011. Best of Working Smarter Daily. Just Jay

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Questions No Longer and New Questions

The Learning Circuits

I just saw a great post by George Siemens - Questions I’m no Longer Asking where he lays out the questions that he no longer finds interesting or relevant. George is asking this more for educators, but I'd like to piggy back and ask about this for learning professionals (educators, trainers, eLearning designers/creators, etc.). What are your new questions?

New LC Blog – What Issues/Trends Do You Want Us to Cover?

The Learning Circuits

We couldn’t have carried on these last years without him—or the Big Question Thought Leaders who helped keep us up and running. For several years the LC Blog has focused on having industry leaders respond to a Big Question of the Month (the LCBQ). So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 : eLearningTechnology. Change is afoot for the LC Blog.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. Workscape evolution - Informal Learning , May 7, 2010 This morning Jane Hart posted this 5-stage model of the evolution of workplace learning in an organization. Questions to.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management. E-Learning Generations. version française ) In recent years I have been working on two major concepts:first, the connectivist theory of online learning, which views learning as anetwork process; and second, the massive open online course, or MOOC , which isan instantiation of that process. we learn. world.

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Learning 2009

The Learning Circuits

We are going to continue a tradition in the Big Question. The Big Question for December is: What did you learn about learning in 2009? If you happen to be a blogger who is part of eLearning Learning , there are some tricks you can use to help you find your best stuff for the year - see Using Special Parameters to Create Year End Post for details on that.

Social Grid Value

The Learning Circuits

This month's big question comes from an inquiry that I received as a result of my presentation on the Social Grid. The question is the basis of the May 2009 Big Question: How does/will the Social Grid will impact Human Capital and Organizations? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 What do you see as the impact?

Learn about Learning - 2008

The Learning Circuits

We are going to continue a tradition in the Big Question. The Big Question for December is: What did you learn about learning in 2007? You might want to look back at some discussions going on during the last two yearly recaps: 2007 - What Did You Learn about Learning? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0

New Skills for Learning Professionals

The Learning Circuits

This month's big question comes out of a discussion that I've been having in various forms over the past few years. In a Learning 2.0 world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals?

Examples of Big Impact from Technology

The Learning Circuits

And I have a bit different question this month. A few years ago, we asked a big question Where are the Examples of eLearning ? There are a few more to be found via eLearning Case Studies on the eLearning Learning site. For most of us, we've worked on a few projects that use technology and have had a Big Impact on performance and the business.

Keeping Up

The Learning Circuits

Because of my fairly continuous speaking and writing about new tools and technologies, I received a great suggestion for this month's big question: Isn't this an ever-expanding universe of tech goodies? Thus, the March question is: How do we keep up? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0

Workplace Learning in 10 Years

The Learning Circuits

This month it's time for a truly BIG question. If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see? What will the mix of Push vs. Pull Learning; Formal vs. Informal supported by the organization? How big are they as compared to today? Are there training departments?

Economic Impact

The Learning Circuits

Thus, for February the Big Question is: What is the impact of the economy on you and your organization? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 or you could also include your blog name with something like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 : eLearningTechnology Posts so far (and read comments as well What are you doing as a result?

Learning Technology 2015

The Learning Circuits

I was struggling this month to feel inspired about a Big Question. I probably need some help soon to keep the questions going and interesting. Luckily Stephen Downes came to my rescue by pointing me to a fantastic piece Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015? So the May Question is: What will workplace learning technology look like in 2015? Volunteers?

Working with Subject Matter Experts

The Learning Circuits

He suggested that we focus the Big Question on specific issues and then suggested four questions. Some specific questions that are raised in this area: What should all IDs know about working with a SME? How does social and informal learning impact how you engage with SMEs? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 or you could also include your blog name with something like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 : eLearningTechnology Responses So Far I want to thank Jeff Goldman - Minute Bio for his great response last month.

Presenting the Value of Social Media for Learning

The Learning Circuits

I've received various forms of the same question from different people over the past few years. The basic question is: How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization? Which provides us this month's big question: Presenting the Value of Social Media for Learning? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0

New Presenter and Learner Methods and Skills

The Learning Circuits

Hence, this month's big question is: New Presenter and Learner Methods & Skills? Related questions: What should we do as presenters in this multitasking world? I'm hoping to learn a lot out of this discussion which is certainly far bigger than my original post. So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0 They might be blogging.

Time Spent

The Learning Circuits

This month's big question comes from an inquiry I received from Robert Kennedy via my blog. The question was: What is your typical day like? How do you do all you do with elearning learning , elearning technology , techempower , work literacy and all the consulting and still remain profitable while having a LIFE? So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - e-Learning 2.0

April 2009 - Getting Unstuck

The Learning Circuits

Last month's big question got quite a great response. The inspiration for this question comes straight from Gina Minks' post - I think grad school is making me crazy. I’m learning that my technical skills are important as learning moves to a web 2.0 I’m learning my experience as a community organizer is very transferable to building online communities.