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ASTD TechKnowledge

Tony Karrer

ASTD TechKnowledge 2009 is coming to Las Vegas in January. methods to see examples of where and how tools such as social networks, social bookmarking, wikis, blogs, and RSS readers fit into day-to-day knowledge work and larger learning solutions. Personal, collaborative, and informal learning methods are emerging that leverage tools such as blogs, wikis, social bookmarking, and RSS readers. I'm doing two sessions including a keynote / general session - descriptions below. These changes are continuously transforming the landscape for knowledge work.

TechKnowledge in Las Vegas

Tony Karrer

I'll be doing several sessions at TechKnowledge in Las Vegas at the end of January. The sessions are on the use of Blogs and Social Bookmarking as part of Personal and Group Learning. If you are going to the conference, let me know. It's always nice to meet in person. I just saw a post by Jay Cross that discusses possible discounts to TK2007 hotels

ASTD TechKnowledge 2007 - Opening Sessions

Tony Karrer

I'm at the opening session at ASTD TechKnowledge ( [link] ). I'll soon be doing a session on Blogging and Social Bookmarking for Personal and Group Learning. Tony Bingham, President of ASTD, is doing his introduction, and his content is: Web 2.0, personal learning, easy distribution of software (software as a service), video is here now, push to pull, teaching Gen Y (what he calls the netGeneration). What a great setup for my presentation. Thanks Tony. And, it's somewhat surprising to see a relatively slow moving organization, ASTD, driving this discussion.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools? IBM I only briefly mentioned how other organizations are adopting these tools in a big way - The Wall Street Journal - June 18 2007 - social networking at IBM 26,000 registered blogs. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 Applications in Learning. Provide the content. Tools?

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eLearing 2.0 - Great Response and Some Feedback

Tony Karrer

Most of the audience wasn't familiar with social bookmarking. Applications I did something along these lines (two presentations) at ASTD TechKnowledge 2007, but many people came to the Applications presentation without having attended the 101 presentation. I did my eLearning 2.0 presentation at ASTD 2007. There were over 200 people and it was standing room only. Someone told me that lots of folks couldn't get in. Lots of good energy in the room. The audience was about half very new people to training and eLearning and the rest had varying levels of experience. When and Why?

Personal Publishing - Balance of Blog vs. PPT+Audio – Help Needed

Tony Karrer

And this is especially timely for me, since I'm going to be making choices around it as I begin to pull together content for ASTD TechKnowledge and my blog on the topic of blogging and social bookmarking I received a comment from Jesse Ezell that brings up an issue that I've been grappling with and I would love to get some input (comments) from everyone who reads this blog. Jesse saw a post where I pointed to slides from a recent presentation and he commented: A PPT slide deck is a horrible way to convey anything significant. I can completely understand his sentiment.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Smell of Books

Learning Visions

John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid have written of the so-called “social life of information&# —the form in which you encounter a text can have a huge impact on how you use it. I think of del.icio.us But you cant smell the vinegar in del.icio.us! Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. Which I think sounds like a good thing. and diigo for example.

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Tony Karrer

Strategy (15) PWLE Not PLE - Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning (15) Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools (14) Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis (13) Test SCORM Courses with an LMS (13) 90-9-1 Rule aka 1% Rule in Collaborative Environments (13) Social Conference Tools - Expect Poor Results (13) Instruction eLearning 2.0 26) Web 2.0 I use it a little bit.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Animation Tools Avatars Blogs Clickers Gaming Tools E-Portfolios Mobil Learning Personal Learning Environments Personalization Rapid e-Learning Semantic Web Simulation Tools Social Bookmarking Social Networking Tools VoIP and Telephony Wikis Wearable Peer to Peer Authoring Tools Haptics (the ability to touch things and get a sense of force feedback. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Lives in Ontario, Canada.