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A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

Yet, evidence suggests that teams containing or connected to experts always outperform even the best and brightest of individual experts, particularly when enabled with software or technology. Focus on building dynamic team effectiveness versus building individual knowledge and skills.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

It has helped me to develop my personal learning network (PLN) and enabled my PKM. An approach that implies networking for personal benefits. The 9:00 am to 5:00 pm notion of work is all but vanishing, at least for the knowledge workers.

Gamification of the LMS – A Step Towards Evolution of the Modern LMS

G-Cube

The changing face of corporate learning has brought in a massive shift from how LMSs were perceived by the early adopters. The needs of the modern workplace, and the learners in the workplace, have both evolved a lot with the tremendous development of technology.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development. Organizations are just beginning to use social media technologies and few are using the social learning technologies available in their LMSs. Tagging/Bookmarking - described how they worked; relatively low adoption but may increase as more LMSs include.

I Believe in the Erosion of Hierarchies

Tom Spiglanin

In the last several articles , we focused on aspects of the changing workplace and also discussed behaviors that those of us in the learning and development (L&D) role can adopt to help improve our effectiveness. This is the economy of the network.

Work Literacy of Social Learning Implementors

Vignettes Learning

The discussions are very helpful in formulating my thoughts on the issues of social learning tools, technologies and impacts on performance. The areas I am often asked is: "How do we use social learning and networking to improve performance at work?" I have been reviewing the blog discussions on Work Literacy Gap and Frameworks between Harold Jarche , Tony Karrer and Michelle Martin's.

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Selling Social Media for Learning: ASTD Big Question

Kapp Notes

If you try to sell the use of social media as a technology play, it will not work. Address the need to share knowledge over distances or the value of timely information to sales tactics, don't focus on the technology. Rename Instead of social media call it "Knowledge Media."

Performance support “hearts” training and vice versa

Allison Rossett

It began with a few years as a high school English teacher, then several decades as professor of instructional design and technology at SDSU, all the while occupied with consulting engagements about adoption of technology, sales training and leader development. Take knowledge workers like doctors and Army captains. In September I attended the eLearning Guild’s new conference, Performance Support Symposium.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

Knowledge Work Skills / Work Literacy Having realized in 2007 that there's a very important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap , I felt the need in 2008 to find ways to help knowledge workers and organizations build skills like Leveraging Networks , Network Feedback , Finding Expertise , Using Social Media to Find Answers to Questions , Learning through Conversation and searching, scanning, etc. And a lot of that networking could be public.

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Search - Implications on Knowledge Work

Tony Karrer

This post was sparked by a couple of recent articles: Babson Knowledge: How Google Plans to Change the Scope of Googling (And Why Information and Knowledge Workers Should Care). It still is surprising that we are not seeing as rapid adoption of search technologies inside the firewall. Soon, these tools will be expanding out to your internal network, your internal systems and basically every piece of information.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

There's a vacuum of leadership in the adoption of enterprise/web/learning 2.0 world is becoming more about your network than your current knowledge. Gina Minks: Adventures in Corporate Education What Competencies do Knowledge Workers Need? And there are some good comments in her post including: A lot of "us" learned these technologies organically, as we needed to.

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Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

There's a vacuum of leadership in the adoption of enterprise/web/learning 2.0 world is becoming more about your network than your current knowledge. Gina Minks: Adventures in Corporate Education What Competencies do Knowledge Workers Need? And there are some good comments in her post including: A lot of "us” learned these technologies organically, as we needed to.

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The year’s top posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 The Dark Side of Technology .

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2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

There will also be growth in discussions and social networks for collaborative learning. Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools. However, I’m not seeing as much of this being adopted by others.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Workers are disgruntled 10. Training departments are no more at fault than bankrupt companies like Blockbuster Video, Borders, Silicon Graphics, Nortel Networks, Circuit City, Bethlehem Steel, Smith Corona, Polaroid, Wang Labs, or Underwood Typewriters. Workers are disgruntled.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. Corollary => Open Source Video Technologies I'm dealing right now with delivery of video on mobile devices. eLearning Technology. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

Leading Learning and New Skills

Clark Quinn

Kimberly McCollum in The networked nature of information fairly calls me out for asking such leading questions - They are more like a rhetorical rallying cry to the already converted. ” However, in defense, I would point that there's a disconnect between saying "Yes" and the level of understanding and adoption among people in the profession. Enabling learning is about being a learner yourself, sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm and then taking a back seat.

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Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I received a question this week related to Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank : I successfully launched a discussion forum for a small group of lending assistants within my bank. In terms of finding people with experience on this, my first suggestion was using LinkedIn and particularly looking through LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers , LinkedIn for Finding Expertise , and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers. eLearning Technology.

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Leading Learning and New Skills

Tony Karrer

Kimberly McCollum in The networked nature of information fairly calls me out for asking such leading questions - They are more like a rhetorical rallying cry to the already converted. However, in defense, I would point that there's a disconnect between saying "Yes" and the level of understanding and adoption among people in the profession. Enabling learning is about being a learner yourself, sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm and then taking a back seat.

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mLearning Tech A’plenty Released at CES 2011

mLearning Trends

It is starting to feel like the smartphone is finally going to start replacing the feature phone inside every knowledge worker’s pocket or purse; I’m not saying my mom is going to replace her Jitterbug anytime soon but she’s a grandmother not an enterprise employee. Way Faster Networks. To me, the more significant advances introduced at CES 2011 were the formal introductions from the leading carriers of their much anticipated “4G”, high-speed networks.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

In my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 , my last prediction was: Prediction #10 => Knowledge Worker Skills - Just Beginning in 2008, Big in 2009 The discussion of knowledge work skills is going to be BIG. This will increase adoption of Web 2.0

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

His career includes roles as head of the UK National Centre for Networked Learning, as a professor at Southampton Business School, in senior business roles for global companies, and as an evaluator for the European Commission’s learning, performance and eCommerce research initiatives. fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? Learnnovators: Today, we see many organisations adopting the 70:20:10 framework for organisational development.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Workers who know more get more accomplished. People learn to build the right network of associates and the right level of expertise through informal, sometimes even accidental, learning that flies beneath the corporate radar. I tell them they need to go beyond dumb technology.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. Adoption - trainingwreck , March 25, 2010 There is a dilemma that exists in the 90-9-1 phenomenon. adoption? PKM in a nutshell - Learning and Working on the Web , March 22, 2010 Personal Knowledge Management: A way to deal with ever-increasing digital information. Best of eLearning Learning.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. Leveraging Networks is Key Skill and the most important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap. Most people find this in their social networks (both in-person and online).

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Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

I sensed that learning and knowledge management were converging and invited bloggers form both sides to get together at the Tidehouse to share viewpoints and guzzle beer. An unexpected surprise has been the enthusiastic adoption of the wiki by even the least Web 2.0

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Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

In a nutshell, my main points: The “younger” generation (&# millennials&# born in the 80s-90s) are not [automatic] masters of technology and often use a limited range of technologies (i.e., Google, Google Scholar, and Wikipedia for homework, the school’s VLE/LMS, instant message, text, profile on a social networking service like Facebook or MySpace.). Don’t ground transformation of education arguments around “younger” generations’ expectations and patterns of technology use.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Other terms that i can identify with are Dave Cormier’s ‘ Community as Curriculum ‘ approach and Wendy Drexler’s elucidation of Networked learning in the ‘ Networked student model ‘ ( video ). PLE - “My PLE is where I store all my “keys” to the network. quote: Principles of connectivism equate to fundamentals of learning in a networked world. Let us address the technology aspect.

Three tiers in the content pyramid

Clive on Learning

Rapid development The lower tier would be 'good enough' digital content, designed to communicate simple information or provide basic knowledge without fuss. Content generated using social learning technologies such as wikis, forums, blogs and the like, is an entirely bottom-up initiative.

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Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - eLearning Technology , July 13, 2010 I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. eLearning Technology. Knowledge transfer at its most basic. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010.

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Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Adoption Council , founded by Susan Scrupski. Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010 With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong?