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Sense-making with PKM

Learning and Working on the Web

We constantly go through a process of looking at bits of information and trying to make sense of them by adding to our existing knowledge or testing out new patterns in our sense-making efforts. The Web has given us more ways to connect with others in our learning but many people only see the information overload aspect of our digital society. Tags: Informal Learning

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thinking critically

Learning and Working on the Web

Social media can facilitate the sharing of implicit knowledge through conversations to inform the collaborative development of emergent work practices. There is no such thing as information overload. have yet to see someone completely filled with information. The real challenge is finding the right information. Participating in professional communities.

knowledge catalysts

Learning and Working on the Web

Most people have heard Clay Shirky’s quote that, “It’s not information overload, it’s filter failure.” Even with good information filters in place, we remain passive consumers of information. We can share our filtered information, which many do on social media, or over a coffee, but what value are we adding to it? PKM SocialLearning

Attention Spans Are Getting Shorter

Nick Leffler

There’s a lot of information coming at us. It’s more important than ever to learn how to manage all this information. It’s not possible to read everything you run across, so it’s important to learn how to manage information in a meaningful way. Personal Knowledge Management  (PKM) is a great way to manage that. The Immovable. Nick Leffler. Is it?)

networked unlearning

Learning and Working on the Web

Social media can facilitate the sharing of tacit knowledge through conversations to inform the collaborative development of emergent work practices. There is no such thing as information overload. have yet to see someone completely filled with information. The real challenge is finding the right information. Learning NetworkedLearning PKM

Network Learning Workshop Toronto May 2011

Learning and Working on the Web

If you know of anyone in the Toronto area who might be interested in attending, please pass on the information. In the past several months many people have approached me asking for tips and techniques on managing digital overload. Are you tired of dealing with information overload in your work? NetworkedLearning PKMThis is the course for them.

PKM in 2010

Learning and Working on the Web

This post is a continuation of Sense-making with PKM (March, 2009)]. What is PKM? PKM is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information, observations and ideas. The Web has given us more ways to connect with others in our learning but many people only see the information overload aspect of our digital society. Information.

PKM Workshop – Toronto 13 November 2010

Learning and Working on the Web

“In the period ahead of us, more important than advances in computer design will be the advances we can make in our understanding of human information processing – of thinking, problem solving, and decision making…&#. PKM is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information, observations and ideas. The Web has given us more ways to connect with others in our learning but many people only see the information overload aspect of our digital society. Determine PKM methods and processes that will work in their own context.

Why the Government of Canada needs PKM

Learning and Working on the Web

David Eaves writes in Why the Government of Canada needs Bloggers : One theme that came up was that public servants feel they are suffering from information overload. This is especially true of those in the senior ranks. I saw this when I was working on the Advanced Leadership Program with the Canada School of Public Service last year. I can’t discuss any specifics of what I observed but there is no doubt that senior public servants are inundated with information and that their time is not their own, with many days filled with meetings and other time-consuming activities.

Social filtering

Learning and Working on the Web

I started collating these Friday’s Finds because I knew I was learning a lot via Twitter, and later Google+, but I was capturing very little information, and using even less for my own professional development. Finding what works for you is the focus of my PKM Workshops , with the next one beginning this Monday. This is probably the biggest hurdle in PKM. like W.L.

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Social Business

The Learning Generalist

An Obsession with organisation "Organizations lull themselves into a false sense of safety with their hierarchies rather than recognize the danger of discouraging information flow, keeping data out of the minds of people who need it." - The New Social Learning ( Marcia Conner , Tony Bingham ) A few days back I read a fun article by Gia Lyons of Jive Software. Let me explain. enterprise2.0

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Understanding the Tools of the Social Learning Landscape

The Learning Generalist

Mark advises us to think about wrapping context around your people, not just content - that' why he desists giving contact information and instead gives out social information about himself! Mark also mentions that it's not information overload, it's filter failure ! Mark's focus is to look at social media tools, their impact on an organisation's culture. fashion. Web 2.0

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PLENK 2010 - The Most Awesome Course on Planet Earth!

ZaidLearn

The course will last until 21st November, so you can still join and experience inspiring and useful information overload on rocks! Of course that would be information overload on rocks, but I kind of like that option. Click here to watch the animation video HOW DID YOU DO THAT? Seriously!). PLENK stands for P ersonal L earning E nvironments and K nowledge N etworks.

Top 25 Posts and 4 Hot Topics in January - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Here’s how I’m approaching Personal Knowledge Management - Free as in Freedom , January 25, 2010 A few months back, Harold Jarche wrote a very interesting article about sense making with Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). Dirty Words - Informal Learning , January 24, 2010 CLO online edition Dirty Words by Jay Cross L ast year I led workshops in London, Madrid , San Jose, Quebec, and Berlin on how to sell social networking and informal learning to senior management. Best of eLearning Learning. And subscribe to the best of to receive these in an ongoing basis.