NOVEMBER 19, 2009
These are my live blogged notes from Janet Clarey’s LearnTrends session on Microlearning. Microlearning – the learning that results from “micro” content published in short form and limited by the software and devices used to view it – offers alternatives to traditional development methods for workers who deal with web-based information as part of their job. Let’s discuss how microlearning might address the realities of learning in a digital age. Microcontent is little bits of digital information in a permanent state of flux and circulation. reusable.
LearnTrends: Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations
NOVEMBER 17, 2009
Live blogged notes from Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations with Charles Jennings & Andy McGovern. Official description: Thomson Reuters meets the challenge of supporting the learning and development of its employees across the world through the innovative use of technology and a strategy based on the 70:20:10 model. Aspects of learning. Practice. Hands on practice with actual tools, but in a safe environment. Not a lot of instructional design, just getting people to share content. My side comments are in italics.
NOVEMBER 18, 2009
Clark Quinn and I led a discussion on Reinventing Organizational Learning at LearnTrends this morning. The back channel becomes part of the overall message. Moderator (Harold Jarche): traditional training & education has driven much of our self-direction and creativity out of us - need to relearn. kelly_smith01: Reminds me a bit of Rummler. Mars Chen: ok.
Microlearning presentation at LearnTrends
NOVEMBER 19, 2009
Just finished presenting on the topic ‘microlearning’ at the online LearnTrends conference. Much of the information I presented is pulled from existing literature and I’m still working through it so it’s a bit disjointed in my opinion. This is one of those research areas where I’m reading and thinking, crap these people are brilliant. couldn’t really articulate differences between networks and communities of practice when Tony asked. Proceedings of the 4th International Microlearning 2008 Conference. 2006).
DECEMBER 16, 2008
SharePoint is so flexible and the documentation for it is so big and diverse, that a big part of my goals have been to understand the different ways that training organizations are using SharePoint. I've had conversations with several of these folks in more detail and with a few others. In this post, I wanted to capture some of the patterns of use of SharePoint that seem to be emerging. Typically this involves many of the same aspects as above: document sharing, calendar, discussion, resources, links, profiles, contacts, etc. Some used it to track bugs.
Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning
JUNE 18, 2009
This isn’t my usual comprehensive live blogging, just snippets of things that caught my interest. wanted to actually participate in the chat and watch Twitter too, and I couldn’t juggle all of it at the same time. This is post 2 of 3. In chat, vivien disagreed: “I don’t agree that social learning is always downstream of training intervention. But maybe we can’t just shoehorn social learning into one part of the chart. Of course, it’s shown as part of the OTJ performance, which really should be ongoing.
Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009
eLearning Learning Posts
DECEMBER 2, 2009
One of the really cool things about eLearning Learning and Browse My Stuff is the ability of the system to determine hot topics or trends based on the content that is being brought together in topic hubs. Twitter has been the talk of the town during 2009. Social media, social networks, communities for learning both formal and informal is bigger than I think we can even imagine at this point. I was really struck by the kinds of things emerging this year and some of the interesting examples. Five Myths of Mobile Learning , August 24, 2009.
New skills for learning professionals
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
JULY 1, 2009
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?. Here is how I described some of the roles learning professionals will need to fill in our brave new world: This is not entirely original. We Supporting community experimentation.
Learning and KM: Separated at birth?
NOVEMBER 15, 2009
Looking through the program, I’m delighted to see that many of the sessions could easily play at DevLearn and vice-versa. I’ll be in Hope, Arkansas; Washington, DC; and Barcelona during KM World this year, so I’ll miss the show. Andrew McAfee , Principal Research Scientist , Center for Digital Business – MIT Sloan School of Management and Author, Enterprise 2.0.
Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning
eLearning Learning Posts
SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
August was a little quiet in terms of traffic numbers and vacations, but there were some really great posts you may have missed during vacation. I know I did. So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. My e-Learning Don’ts - MinuteBio , August 8, 2010 Here is a list I compiled of things I think should NOT be done when designing e-learning courses. They had attended the LearnTrends free online conference. My list of top 10 resources on Instructional Design - basics and more : 1. concepts and practices. Community.