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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. have mixed emotions here.

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.

Social learning is how work gets redesigned in the network era

Learning and Working on the Web

Jon Husband referred me to a 2005 paper by Martin Weisbord, Techniques to Match our Values (PDF) that discusses the shifts in approaches to work design over the past century, from scientific management, to socio-technical redesign, to “whole system in a room” The paper is a must-read for anyone involved in organizational design & development. Values move like glaciers.

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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. smiled. What worked at Google.

Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study

Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials. Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role. In this session, David will go through the well-known IBM Open Badge Program to help explain badge programs.