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Skills for Learning 2.0

Learning with e's

I have been thinking and writing about ' Learning 2.0 ' for some time now. This is the argument that there has been a paradigm shift in the way students learn - from 1.0 This shift seems to run parallel to the development of the web over the last decade, and resonates with many who observe 21st century, digitally mediated learning in all its forms. Unported License.

Fri April 29: ASTD Conference “Learning 2.0 – Don’t get left behind” #ASTDL20

Learning Visions

But if you’d like to hear from some industry notables on the topic of Learning 2.0, come to ASTD New England Area’s Regional 2011 Conference: Learning 2.0 – Don’t get left behind. Conference Description: The world of learning & development is changing fast. Keynote Speaker: On Friday, April 29, 2011, 8:30 - 10:00 am -- Tony Bingham , CEO and President of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals will be our keynote speaker. 978-692-8200.

Learning 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

Over the past two years, I've worked with start-ups and corporations around the world who are grappling a bit with the impact of Web 2.0 on learning. One of the more interesting aspects of this is that I've really changed and refined what I advise both audiences in terms of their learning 2.0 Seven Key Aspects of Learning 2.0 I initially attacked eLearning 2.0 and Learning 2.0 You need to be prepared to apply learning 2.0 In defense of the title - I still call it a Learning 2.0 learning 2.0)

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Published in Chief Learning Officer, August 2009. Informal Learning 2.0. Corporate approaches to learning have to change, as well. Until the shift from industrial to network dominance, corporations could compensate for crummy learning by hiring experienced people and managing ingenious command-and-control structures. Organizations that don’t learn can’t keep up.

Boots On The Ground: Introducing A Community of Practice at Bechtel by Paul Drexler and Ani Mukerji

Learning Solutions Magazine

A key activity for learning and development groups is supporting the growth and effectiveness of. informal and collaborative learning among employees or members of a community of practice. Future Trends Learning 2.0 Social and mobile technologies are essential to success, as this case study illustrates. This is. essential (and inspiring) reading for all!

Nuts and Bolts: Upskilling by Jane Bozarth

Learning Solutions Magazine

Where just five short years ago we struggled with authoring tools and content management, we now face new demands for making programs more inclusive of learners, leveraging informal learning, and building a farther reach for the L&D department. Design Strategies Future Trends Instructional Design Learning 2.0 Progress in media brings new challenges for instructional designers.

Beyond Competence: It's the Journey to Mastery That Counts by Marc J. Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learn about it here! Instructional Design Learning 2.0 We have tended to think of competence as a fixed point: either you are competent or you are not. If that’s the whole story, Albert Einstein was just a competent physicist, Florence Nightingale was a competent nurse, and the Beatles were only a competent band. There has to be more, beyond mere competence.

The Ubiquity of Informal Learning: Beyond the 70/20/10 Model by Ben Betts

Learning Solutions Magazine

The oft-quoted “70-20-10” model posits that the majority of learning happens from on the job experience, as opposed to learning from peers or in a formal learning environment. Design Strategies Getting Started Instructional Design Learning 2.0 Are we paying attention to the. wrong part of the model? Read this review of 70-20-10. Research Social Media

E-Learning 2.0 Research

Experiencing eLearning

These are my liveblogged notes from the eLearning Guild’s webinar on their e-Learning 2.0 1160 people completed the e-learning 2.0 Hard to learn: Probably not. What is e-learning 2.0? “The idea of learning through digital connections and peer collaboration enhanced by technologies driving Web 2.0. Are Podcasts 2.0?

Contexts and Choices: Learning Strategies in 2012 by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

In 2012, without a learning strategy (whether for their organizations or for themselves) and without. a development strategy, professionals in the learning business (training, education, or what-have- you) will be seriously challenged by the most fundamental decisions. Design Strategies Development Strategies Learning 2.0 The key to strategy is context.

Massive Open Online Courses: Setting Up (StartToMOOC, Part 1) by Inge de Waard

Learning Solutions Magazine

Collaborative learning and the Cloud were made for each other! And a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) leverages both in the service of online learning. In this six-part series, you will learn how to organize and manage a MOOC, step by step. Development Techniques Instructional Design Learning 2.0 Start today with this article, and set up the core elements.

Explore A New Learning Frontier: MOOC by Inge de Waard

Learning Solutions Magazine

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are a relatively new format for learning. Learn here about MOOCs, how they work, and how to take part in the “Mother of all MOOCs”! Design Strategies Future Trends Learning 2.0 These are online gatherings of people willing to jointly exchange information and collaboratively enhance their knowledge about a topic of common interest.

Just One Question: Brenda Enders on Gamification by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

Design Strategies Development Strategies Future Trends Learning 2.0 “Gamification” is a relatively new buzzword in application design, including eLearning. Many designers and. developers aren’t quite sure what it means, or how to apply the concept in their work. Brenda Enders gives. you great insights in this interview. Serious Games

Choose and Embed Social Media in Your MOOC by Inge de Waard

Learning Solutions Magazine

Continuing the series on collaborative learning in the Cloud, this month you learn how to engage participants and increase learning in a Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC. Development Techniques Instructional Design Learning 2.0 This is very simple to do using common social media tools. Get the step-by-step details here! Social Media

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Skills or literacies?

Learning with e's

I also mapped out some of the skills for Learning 2.0 , based on the work of Mark Federman. However, I think a clear distinction should be made between them if we are to fully apprehend many of the nuances and emerging aspects of learning through digital media. How do visitors learn and understand these conventions? Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Nuts and Bolts: Building a Personal Learning Network (PLN) by Jane Bozarth

Learning Solutions Magazine

Here is the way to develop your own Personal Learning Network. Future Trends Getting Started Learning 2.0 Trainers and instructional designers have professional development needs too! Social media tools can be as powerful for solving your information and skill needs as they are for your learners’ needs. It’s simple, and it’s free! Professional Development Social Media Tools

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AppFusion: Deploying the Social Graph by Terrence Wing

Learning Solutions Magazine

Future Trends Getting Started Learning 2.0 As a concept, the Social Graph has been around for several years. Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ are built on the idea. But are you able to use it to drive your work? This month’s column gives you some direction about how you can do this. Social Media

Explore A New Learning Frontier: MOOCs by Inge de Waard

Learning Solutions Magazine

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are a relatively new format for learning. Learn here about MOOCs, how they work, and how to take part in the “Mother of all MOOCs”! Design Strategies Future Trends Learning 2.0 These are online gatherings of people willing to jointly exchange information and collaboratively enhance their knowledge about a topic of common interest.

Interesting Learning 2.0 Pattern

Tony Karrer

It has 23 Tasks over a 9 week period that helped them get you up to speed on what Web 2.0 It's a bit similar to what I had done in a learning experience that was a six week online course - see Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Result: In total 222 staff members completed the discovery learning quest and the program has been picked up by libraries both nationally and world wide. I also somehow ran across Matt's Learning 2.0 Found via Brent - 23 Microlearning exercises (23 Things). is all about. What a great idea. Tools - A Summary.

The Human Factor: The Connection Between Social Networking and Learning by Mary Arnold

Learning Solutions Magazine

Pondering how to create a social media strategy that supports learning? Design Strategies Future Trends Learning 2.0 Research suggests that an effective strategy may be simpler than you think. Social Media

Dispatch from the Digital Frontier: Imagining a Badge System for e-Learning by Anne Derryberry

Learning Solutions Magazine

Badges, those little icons so loved by gamers, have some surprising uses in e-Learning. Here’s what we’re learning about this element of gamification. Design Strategies Future Trends Learning 2.0 These uses go beyond providing superficial rewards, including improving recall, increasing motivation, and supporting social interaction. Management Strategies Serious Games Social Media

App Fusion: Learning Face-off with Facebook by Terrence Wing

Learning Solutions Magazine

The enormous and growing numbers of Facebook users create an opportunity for e-Learning. System (CMS) to a Learning Management System (LMS). Blended Development Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0 Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Social MediaFacebook Developer API allows you to change Facebook's functionality from a Content Management. Here's how to bend Facebook to your will!

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The Human Factor: Evangelizing Social Learning by Mary Arnold

Learning Solutions Magazine

Training professionals are quick to see the potential value in social learning and collaboration. However, their organizations often need additional reasons to invest in a social learning. Future Trends Learning 2.0 environments. environment. The good news is, the reasons are substantial! Here are some persuasive arguments you can. Social Media

AppFusion: Facebook – The Social LMS Benchmark by Terrence Wing

Learning Solutions Magazine

For learning-support-systems designers, the new Facebook features are yet another demonstration that using demographics in training design or learning facilitation has become antiquated. Learning 2.0 Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Social MediaFacebook’s recent changes have been somewhat controversial, but they demonstrate the evolution of social infrastructure.

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Learning 2.0: Everyone is trying to figure it out…and someone boldly proclaims Twitter to be dead

Bottom-Line Performance

I’ve been reading tons of posts lately on “Learning 2.0.&# Folks have been talking about “Web 2.0″ ″ since 2004 - it’s taken the learning community until 2009 to get onto the band wagon. The big question everyone is asking is, “How can we use Learning 2.0/Web 2.0 as part of a learning experience. I think so.

eLearning Design for Short Attention Span and Overloaded Learners

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: With the barrage of distractions thrown at these already-overloaded learners, we are faced with the challenge to help them focus on what is necessary, must-learn, what is of immediate relevance and content that is rapidly applicable to their jobs and tasks at hand. My goal here is to provide helpful tips to engage our learners’ attention and achieve our learning objectives.

New offerings provide a gateway to Learning 2.0

Clive on Learning

Although the use of Web 2.0 technologies for learning is on the up (see Learning 2.0 - an update from the eLearning Guild ), it's also true to say that most employers don't know which way to start (see How are employers responding to Gen Y and Web 2.0? ). Saba's new offering is a leaning towards Web 2.0 The second new offering started with very much of a Web 2.0 Neulio 2.0 The Web 2.0 These offerings, and no doubt many more to come (and others I simply don't know about), will provide a gateway to Learning 2.0

"Why Exaggeration Works in Learning"

Vignettes Learning

It’s humor and sarcasm underlies the objective of helping the learners discover the embedded learning content in the midst of a lighthearted approach. __ More often than not we associate exaggeration with comedy films. These are often high impact points in the learning process. It helps them discover the embedded learning content underneath the lighthearted approach.

Are you an Agnostic or Principled Learning Professional?

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: As learning professionals, have we analyzed how our approaches affect our learners and their specific learning and performanc e environments? Are you an AGNOSTIC or PRINCIPLED Learning Professional? Are you an AGNOSTIC or PRINCIPLED Learning Professional? We have so many learning rituals that are irrelevant.” Web 2.0 vignettes learning 2.0

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E-learning 2.0: Fact, Fad or Fiction?

Tony Karrer

Found via Donald Clark's Images, Crowds, Cognitive Bias, eLearning 2.0, & Networks - E-learning 2.0: Fact, Fad or Fiction? I've not had time to read through this nor give any thought to it. But what I found ironic was the suggestion at the bottom of the article to send an email with your thoughts. How 1.0? I hope the rest of the article is better than that

The Art of Anticipation in Story-Based Learning Design

Vignettes Learning

One of the objectives of the experiment was to find out how our brains learn to be social. Rebecca Saxe describes how she came up with the idea of making a story-based experiment process: Even other fields of science have acknowledged the potential of the story-based design as a learning modality and a knowledge-gathering tool for neuro-research. Anticipation makes life dynamic.

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Yesterday on video I heard myself stumbling to describe the April 21 session of Corporate Learning Trends & Innovation. I said our theme is improving performance with “natural/informal/web 2.0/connected/social learning. This new learning is strategy, not support. Formal training and workshops account for only 10% to 20% of what people learn at work.

Is it spoon-feeding or discovery scenario learning?

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: Scenario- based learning should take learners through a journey of discovery ; involving them in the events that take place at various points in your scenarios. It was intriguing to me that no one mentioned about learners discovering the learning points from scenarios. However, in this case, the shift is totally beneficial for a more positive learning experience.

Vague Stories Help Learners to Discover

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: Uncovering parallel tracks is essential in contextual learning – where the need is to help learners find applications of an idea in a story or feedback. Uncovering parallel tracks is essential in contextual learning – where the need is to help learners find applications of an idea in a story or feedback. Vignettes Learning "Helping Learners Learn Their Way".