Summary of Original Snake Oil Post

The Learning Circuits

· Knowledge Management does not work. Contextual Collaboration (IM, chat, webconferencing, expertise mining or presence awareness) 40-50% of knowledge needed is on the heads of other workers.

Sometime I Feel Like a Dine-Oh-Saur

The Learning Circuits

Consider blended approaches, online assessments and self-assessments, performance support, informal learning, knowledge management, communities of practice, and captology.

Dead Elephants in the E-Learning Room

The Learning Circuits

When you talk about knowledge management, the hidden context is blogs and podcasts. As I work with organizations in developing e-learning, I am increasingly aware of dead elephants in the room, large reference points that we have to avoid because we can't wrap our minds around them. Here are some: When you talk about development time, the context is downloadable flash based mini-games. Flash based mini-games, like this one , can be developed in just a few weeks.

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Googlizing Learning

The Learning Circuits

Couple this with their free Google Desktop (to index and search your computer and intranet files) and you may have a pretty decent knowledge management solution. -- No doubt about it, Google is great especially when it comes to connectng people to content. A search is not always going to give me the answer I am looking for - this approach gives me the option to tap into the collective knowledge of other users.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 12/14/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

December 14, 2005. Air Force Center Improves Access to Knowledge - Transformation. "In Tag: Knowledge Management. The implications for teaching and learning in post-16 learning are serious and should be of concern to learners, teachers and trainers, managers, researchers and inspectors. What Was the Most Important Lesson You Learned in 2005?

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 12/29/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

I also had a chat a few days ago with a Wall Street Journal reporter who is researching an article on knowledge worker productivity. I said yes, and mouthed the old Peter Drucker chestnut that "making knowledge work productive is the greatest economic challenge of this century." Workforce Unprepared for Knowledge Economy, Author Warns - Heartland Institute. 2005 (podcast) - IT Conversations. Knowledge Management - Creating A Sustainable Yellow Pages System.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News

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What is knowledge and what is wisdom? Knowledge Board. eLearning vs knowledge mgmt - by Verna Allee. I especially relish chancing upon the elearning booth that suggests they have the ultimate knowledge management solution. An interesting discussion with a number of comments from various posters. Hmm, really? Fear and emotional learning genes found - M&C News.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 11/02/2005

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Because they are so easy to build, there is a temptation to design Social Software to provide many Social Networking and Knowledge Management functions in a single tool. Improving Learning and Cutting Costs - Inside Higher Ed. There is now proof that colleges and universities can improve student learning while reducing instructional costs. Visualizing Better Human-Computer Interaction - UCLA. When computers and people communicate, something is often lost in the translation.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/04/2005

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The knowledge (worker) economy - KM World. How many knowledge workers are there? Metaphors are a category of personal knowledge management (PKM) tools. Alphabetical order - KM World. Mortimer Adler devotes much of A Guidebook to Learning: For the Lifelong Pursuit of Wisdom, to railing against alphabetical order. He would hate what's going on now. Although the U.S.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/11/2005

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The Knowledge Sharing Toolkit. Governments and business gurus alike assert that knowledge is the key to innovation, economic growth and commercial success, and construction needs to catch up with other industries in its use of knowledge management Dan Pink Interview - author of "A Whole Mind - Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age" (Podcast). Elliott Masie interviews Dan Pink on his latest and provocative book.

Knowledge and Learning In The News

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Managing content is like managing. What Is Knowledge Management - Knowing What We Know? Research literature shows a strong link between knowledge management and the creation of a sustainable competitive advantage, because of the tacit nature of an organisation's knowledge Why We Hate HR. In a knowledge economy, companies with the best talent win. Delving into the Mystery of Customer Satisfaction: A Toyota for the Retail Market?

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/28/2005

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Knowledge Management: No Such Thing As A Knowledge Worker. For those who manage well, there is a bright and prosperous future. For those who are managed, the future-certainly the income prospects-are not so bright. Visual Cognition Lab. Videos on cognition and stimuli. Tools for collaboration. How do you pick the 'best' tool for collaboration when attention shifts, activities change and engagement exhibits a rhythm? Biased Brains.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 6/23/2005

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KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT - Who Knows Whom, And Who Knows What? Employees' personal connections can be as valuable as their individual knowledge base. Social network analysis, or SNA, helps maximize a company's collective smarts. History is written by the winners - not any more it isn't? Basically, Wikipedia is perhaps the finest public example around of a community editable web page (a wiki) in action. How Bloggers Can Help Defeat Anti-Intellectualism.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 2/27/05

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Shifts in students' learning style will prompt a shift to active construction of knowledge through mediated immersion Concepts - Cmap. Knowledge - The FUD-based Encyclopedia. Dismantling fear, uncertainty, and doubt, aimed at Wikipedia and other free knowledge resources Knowledge Management Survey. This course surveys Knowledge Management systems that enable the access and coordination of knowledge assets

Knowledge and Learning In The News

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The pursuit of knowledge. Five best Knowledge Management on-line discussions. Discussion: Knowledge never can be transferred. Stephen Downes on Tags. Journal of Online behavior: An Initial Examination of Observed Verbal Immediacy and Participants' Opinions of Communication Effectiveness in Online Group Interaction. Learning: Do-It-Yourself Development. Kirkpatrick's Four-Level Model. We can only transfer information. Most Annoying Workplace Buzzwords

Knowledge & Learning in the News - 4/16/05

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Knowledge management: Designing Knowledge-based Organization. First, it is the transition of our society into a knowledge economy. It is the transition from an industrial economy to a knowledge economy. This web-site helps managers and students to explore different tools that they can use in designing new products and new organizations. Knowledge management & eLearning: Podcasts Catching on with iPod Owners.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 4/17/2005

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Times) Knowledge Management: Knowledge services to generate 40 M jobs. India's emergence as a knowledge services hub, with 40 million new jobs in the sector, is expected to generate a $200 billion market by 2020. Training Pays Off. The education and training variable is the most significant predictor of an organization's success as compared to price-to-earning ratios, price-to-book statistics, and measures of risk and volatility.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 5/23/2005

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Most learning management systems are purchased for specific business projects, but it isn't long before they start catering for employee interests, too - such as superannuation or share-option plans. You're just getting wind of the relatively new concept of knowledge management, which, at it simplestâ€"getting the right information to the right people at the right timeâ€"makes perfect sense. E-learning becomes a workforce stimulant.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 3/9/05

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Knowledge at the Top and Bottom. One of the most human characteristics of human knowledge is that the "top" of the knowledge heap and the "bottom" of the knowledge heap, while they may seem far apart, are intimately related and not necessarily removed from each other. Three things about knowledge management. FOR many, the main commodity they can trade is knowledge.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 3/9/05

Big Dog, Little Dog

Knowledge at the Top and Bottom. One of the most human characteristics of human knowledge is that the "top" of the knowledge heap and the "bottom" of the knowledge heap, while they may seem far apart, are intimately related and not necessarily removed from each other. Three things about knowledge management. FOR many, the main commodity they can trade is knowledge.

Future Trends in e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Learning & Training: The Year Ahead Jan 5, 2005 By: Ron Zamir LTI Magazine The changing learner and the quality of training According to the Municipal Research & Services Center in Seattle, "For the first time in history, there will be four generations in the work force. The center makes two predictions that impact training: Employers will need to find new ways to motivate the new work generation and provide opportunities for training to improve skills and knowledge base.

Quotes and excerpts on the need for Learning 2.0 from the Best of T+D: 2007-2009

ID Reflections

Excerpts from the Best of T+D | 2007 - 2009 Harold Jarche in Skills 2.0 : As knowledge workers, we are like actors--only as good as our last performance. In a knowledge economy, the individual is the knowledge creator, and relationships are the currency. They’re going to become irrelevant because people are going to be able to post and share knowledge with one another without the learning function. Knowledge Delivered in Any Other Form Is.

Technology Options for Developing and Leveraging Staff Knowledge and Skills

Connect Thinking

Question from a client: Our staff need to be agile in knowledge and skill development to thrive in an environment of ever faster change. What are the technology options for different states in skill and knowledge?

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Pick of the Month: April 2012

Jane Hart

“Current educational practices that have a set curriculum, norm or standards based assessments and prescribed lesson agendas are often misaligned with an orientation that celebrates difference in learners and learning (Mentis, Quinn, & Ryba, 2005, as cited in Mentis, 2007).

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The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

Learnnovators

70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation. This was based on the results of their survey with successful and effective managers which revealed that ‘Learning’ is: 70% from tough jobs. 70:20:10 Model in Managing Innovation.

2016 LearningCafe Award for Outstanding Contribution to Australian L&D – Bob Spence

Learning Cafe

ASTD recognised this success by awarding St George Bank the BEST Award in 2005 which is given to organisations which are truly outstanding learning organizations. Bob’s advocacy for using learning for performance support has influenced the design and deployment of learning and knowledge management systems.

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How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Here’s how a typical LinkedIn network might look: Your weak ties are smaller circles, not at the center of a cluster I heard more support for the Weak Ties theory while attending a Knowledge Management conference in 2005.

2016 LearningCafe Award for Outstanding Contribution to Australian L&D – Bob Spence

Learning Cafe

ASTD recognised this success by awarding St George Bank the BEST Award in 2005 which is given to organisations which are truly outstanding learning organizations. Bob’s advocacy for using learning for performance support has influenced the design and deployment of learning and knowledge management systems.

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The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

2005). knowledge sharing. Management. Frequently misunderstood as “learning in informal ways”, eg by use of informational rather than instructional resources, or when formal/managed learning takes place outside a classroom. Community management.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

In the past, the notion that knowledge is power meant people were expected to learn and remember what they learned in order to act. In today’s world where knowledge generation is increasing and half-life is shortening at an alarming rate, access to knowledge is where the power truly lies.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

More and more, learning management system companies are seeing the need to expand their solutions beyond a learning environment where classes and courses are the center of activity. Reviewed: Social networking services (corporate learning applications): To identify experts on a topic – most “knowledge” exists in the heads of employees; To reduce the time to find connections and answers to questions; extend relationships beyond traditional classroom instruction and e-learning courses.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 5/21/2006

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Skills versus knowledge - FE News. It seems that skills win here: passing exams by rote is a combination of basic skills that include, copying, memorizing and regurgitating, whilst knowledge sits in the corner talking to itself. How Google Plans to Change the Scope of Googling (And Why Information and Knowledge Workers Should Care) - Babson Knowledge. Leapfrogging Through Local Wisdom: Knowledge Management for Development - World Changing.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management. Acquiring new knowledge and skills – e.g. in webinars, online workshops, MOOCs , and through videos and screencasts, etc. “If Knowledge Transfer STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011.

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Learning to the Rescue: The FDIC’s Thom Terwilliger

CLO Magazine

In 2005 and 2006, there were no bank failures, according to the agency’s failed bank list. He occupied roles from cook to logistics planner, career field manager, commander, as well as cadet at the University of Texas at Austin. One is in restaurant management from the Community College of the Air Force, and the second is in business administration from Christopher Newport College in Newport News, Va.