January 2010 Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Top Informal Learning links for the first month of 2010. Protecting Reputations Online in Plain English - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , January 6, 2010. A Few Thoughts on the Nexus One - OReilly Radar , January 5, 2010. Networking Reconsidered - HarvardBusiness.org , January 4, 2010. Tonight On CrunchGear: Live At CES - TechCrunch , January 7, 2010. The opposite of “open” is “theirs” - Joho the Blog , January 14, 2010.

Here’s How to Be an E-Learning Superstar in 2010

Rapid eLearning

If you’re in the same boat, here are some tips to help make 2010 a good year for you. So if you want 2010 to be the year you really kicked your elearning skills into gear, here are some tips on how to join the rapid elearning community. You won’t regret it and you’ll have a great 2010.

What’s Happening with OLIVE? Find Out.

Kapp Notes

2) SAIC was purchased back in Feb, 2010. Since SAIC acquired OLIVE in February 2010, we have released two new software versions and launched new perpetual software licenses and hosting services in July. Checkpoint Training in a 3D environment of OLIVE.

Honest football

E-Learning Provocateur

We all know football is about perception, so let’s build our own reputation for clean play. As Australia bows out of the World Cup, please forgive my first‑ever off‑topic post… As usual, the Socceroo journey was characterised by adversity.

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Harvard ManageMentor goes social

Clive on Learning

The content is associated with particular authors of repute. I bumped into Martin Baker from LM Matters at the excellent Learning Pool Public Sector Learning Conference this week. and, as UK partner to Harvard Business School Publishing (HBSP), he told me about the improvements which being made to their ManageMentor suite.

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Building learning organizations require a paradigm shift!

ID Reflections

Training gets a bad reputation. We are in the performance business , not the knowledge -gain business. The learning leaders who understand the difference are the ones who succeed. Lead with a performance strategy , not a learning strategy. For far too long we have designed learning approaches to every problem.

Is who more important than what?

Spark Your Interest

There was information everywhere, but I found I was mentally filtering, to some degree based on the source’s reputation/reliability. I was struck today by the thought that in many organizations, the emphasis is on collecting, codifying and disseminating information. Yet, we are also all overwhelmed by information.

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Alan Bellinger's magic numbers

Clive on Learning

In other words, if the risk - a fire, a law suit, a loss of reputation, a loss of vital data, or whatever - was to occur, what would it cost the organisation? In a discussion we were having about how to measure the value of learning, Julie Wedgwood recommended me to Alan Bellinger's 'Magic Numbers'. As Alan is a long-standing colleague of mine from the Institute of IT Training and he had packaged up his advice so intriguingly, I had to take a look.

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What Can We Learn From Toyota?

The Peformance Improvement

This company, that for the past two decades has been the benchmark for quality, has suddenly had severe damage done to its worldwide reputation and probably to its market share. What can we learn from Toyota’s fall from grace? Toyota seemed to be doing everything right in terms of high performance. Employees were taught “ The Toyota Way ”, a set of efficiency and quality principles that has been the envy of competitors and now is being adapted to a variety of different industries.

Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial

eLearning 24-7

User reputation. I’m on my way to get a car that enables me to launch a robust social learning system. Of course, my biggest challenge is to find something that can really meet my needs now and then in the years to come, especially in today’s economy. I get to the lot, avoid the salespeople who come out of nowhere to chase me down and spot a shiny ultra hip vehicle. What is it? I say to myself. It looks like nothing I have seen before on the streets.

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How professionals learn

Clive on Learning

They like to network with other professionals of similar or greater reputation. Viv Cole drew my attention on his From the Coleface blog to an interesting article by Des Woods and Henry Marsden published recently in the UK's Training Journal called How Professionals Learn (sorry, but you'll have to pay for the download). Woods and Marsden focused their article on senior staff working in professional service firms (accountants, lawyers, etc.),

eLearning Cyclops: Heading to #DevLearn

eLearning Cyclops

This is my first visit to the conference, but I have known of its reputation as a fantastic conference and enviously followed last years back channel on Twitter. ► 2010. (35). Reflecting on My 2010 Blog Posts and Happy New Yea. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. Sunday, October 30, 2011. Heading to #DevLearn.

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the Ninth Day.

Visual Lounge

If appropriate use PiP to connect with your viewers to establish trust and build your reputation. We have just a few days left in our "12 days of Screencasting" series.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

June 2010. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss.

Higher^2 Education

Clark Quinn

Small elements, like recognizing that the overall quality of teaching impacts an institution’s reputation, that devolving responsibility to domains will undermine a unified effort, that a systemic consideration of learning technology provides efficiencies as well as opportunities for effectiveness, etc. I have just been at my first WCET conference, which is focused on higher ed distance eLearning.

Cheating in Online Courses

E-Learning Acupuncture

A recent study in the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration (Spring 2010) by George Watson and James Sottile at Marshall University in West Virginia, provides some interesting insight into cheating at the post secondary level. Is this bad reputation purely anecdotal in nature?

SCORM Implementation For Blackberry

Upside Learning

Blackberry browser has had a very bad reputation until Device software 5.0). Since my post on SCORM Implementation for Mobile Devices , I have wanted to write a specific post on offline SCORM implementation for Blackberry, which is still the most widely used mobile device in enterprise and business domains. Again, as in implementation of SCORM for mobile devices, we encountered some interesting issues in its implementation for Blackberry. Find our experience on the same.


In memory of Hanif Sazen | Good To Great

Good To Great

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Excellent instructional design: a 10-tip beginners' guide | Good.

Good To Great

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Open for use?

Learning with e's

I wan to challenge some of the deep seated ideas such as pay wall publishing and closed knowledge systems that are so redolent of the Ivory Tower reputation academia has nurtured over the past few centuries. Open for use? View more presentations from Steve Wheeler.

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Social Learning in the 6th grade


Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags social learning , tween Social Learning in the 6th grade by Kevin on January 19th, 2010 It’s been September of 2009 since I last posted. Search Copyright © 2010 LearnNuggets.

May – June 15 Great Ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

May 1, 2010 to June 14, 2010. 12 Things Good Bosses Believe - HarvardBusiness.org , May 28, 2010. OReilly Radar , June 2, 2010. 10 techniques to massively increase retention - Donald Clark Plan B , May 28, 2010. Wikipedia – Explained By Common Craft - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , May 25, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. How (and Why) to Stop Multitasking - HarvardBusiness.org , May 20, 2010.

Three steps to compliance greatness | Good To Great

Good To Great

For instance, how many learners do you think will really care about the potential reputational damage or a fine that’s unlikely to directly impact them?)

8 Dirty Words

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Despite growning evidence that eLearning can produce results superior to those from the classroom, early failures sullied its reputation. CLO online edition. Dirty Words. by Jay Cross.

Weird recursion

Learning with e's

Although arguably, this incident alone may not have lost him the general election, it severely damaged his reputation and standing amongst the electorate. Brian Kelly has posted a fascinating analysis of the success of my slideshow 'Web 3.0 - the way forward?'.

What if they threw a party and none of us came?

Learning with e's

I can see their point, as increasingly, I am publishing my ideas and research up here on this blog, so everyone can see it and access it freely, rather than waiting for it to be published in a reputable peer reviewed journal a year or so down the road, when it is out of date.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

March 1, 2010 to March 14, 2010. Nine Information Alternatives to the Now Defunct Training Magazine - Kapp Notes , March 2, 2010 Unfortunately, Training Magazine is folding up shop on its web site, print magazine and conferences. Constructivism in Workplace Learning and Development - The E-Learning Curve , March 10, 2010 Constructivist-based workplace learning and development addresses the demands of the real world. Moodle and iPhone update: the movie , March 8, 2010.

How creative is your environment?

The eLearning Coach

Yet among some learner groups, online learning has a reputation for being boring and dull. I’ve worked with numerous design and development teams over the years and one noticeable characteristic of these teams was their creativity.

Web feats 7: Videosharing

Learning with e's

If you can get around the school firewall (many schools block videosharing services) here are some things to consider: YouTube in particular has a reputation as a breeding ground for abuse, and seems to attract its fair share of mindless idiots.

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Overcoming Bipolar Thinking

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Answer: Multiple reputable studies have come up with the 80 percent figure. Learning is a continuum of degrees of formality • BY JAY CROSS. In the five years since the publication of Informal Learning, I’ve become the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning.

10 Reasons Why You Should Pay For Stock Photos

The eLearning Coach

You don’t have to deal with this headache on a reputable stock photo site. Stock photos and illustrations won’t solve all your graphic needs but there are a lot of uses for them in online learning.

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Internet Time Lab

Jay Cross

I know Jay Cross (@jaycross) by reputation and though we exchanged a little bit at DevLearn 2009, I wouldn’t say I knew him well. The Internet Time Lab is a space for exploring new frontiers and thinking big.

Saffron organises social media workshop for charities

Spicy Learning

Saffron is striving to change this by organising a social media workshop in collaboration with the not for profit partnership Time &Talents, the reputation management consultancy ReputationInc and Whizz-Kidz, a charity for disabled young people. Taking place on Thursday 29 July 2010, the workshop has been designed to help charity and community organisations overcome the challenges they face with social media and to learn more about using the various platforms to enhance their services.

How to Design Social Interfaces

Jay Cross

However, I hadn’t thought of the net as an accumulation of patterns of identity, presence, reputation, collecting, broadcasting, feedback, collaboration, and community. Christian Crumlish has a fantastic job. He maintains Yahoo’s design pattern library.

Can we measure it?

Jay Cross

She chided universities for coasting on their reputations and urged them to start measuring how much students learn—and why a degree costs so much.

Social media workshop is a success for Saffron and charities

Spicy Learning

Organised in collaboration with the not for profit partnership Time & Talents, the reputation management consultancy ReputationInc and Whizz-Kidz, a charity for disabled young people, the event was a huge success. Kim and Joanna focused their presentation on how best to use Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to raise charities’ profiles while Amiera Sawas from the reputation management consultancy ReputationInc shared her ideas on the principles of social media.

Rethinking Online Course Marketing: Build a Tribe in Six Steps by Jeremy Vest

Learning Solutions Magazine

It takes time to build the kind of brand and reputation that generates this level. The fundamental way to grow any business, including e-Learning, is to have customers who are. crazy about you. of loyalty for your online courses, but the effort is worth it, and it pays off better than “hard. selling” or “soft selling.” Here are six simple steps that will take you there.