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Learning is changing

Learning with e's

Learning is changing. In some ways learning has no need to change. In other ways, it is vital. The human race still has an innate desire to discover, to survive, to innovate, to explore. As we get older, we consolidate what we have learnt, modifying our knowledge and skills as new information and techniques become known to us. That has always been the nature of learning. Unported License.

5 Reasons Why MOOCs Provide Little Real Value

LearnDash

Lately there have been a lot of articles and opinions circulating the internet on why massive-open-online-courses (or MOOCs) are the next greatest thing, but I’m not entirely convinced that is the case (not yet anyhow). Let me just say that I think MOOCs are pretty exciting – but I am wondering if we are getting carried away too soon. Consider the following: 1. elearning MOOCs

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)

Jay Cross

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10. Part 3 (Here’s Part 1 and Part 2 ). The 20 percent: learning through others. Learning is social. People learn with and through others. Conversations are the stem cells of learning. Effective managers encourage their team members to buddy up on projects, to shadow others and to participate in professional social networks. I smiled. Mentoring.

What it’s like to endure 7 weeks of amnesia

Jay Cross

This is a funeral for a life snuffed out before its time. I have to have closure. I must start anew. My online jounral goes back to ’82. Some annual files contain hundreds of pages of ideas, observations, confessions, and diary stuff. The notebooks contain drawings and to-do lists and diagrams and scribbles and anything that comes to mind. I weed them out every five years. That sounded great.

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