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Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. What are the most important methods to adopt in addition to the tools? Setting up a SharePoint for a community or work team is very different from teaching them about Personal Learning. In fact, the lack of attention to this topic was the reason I founded Work Literacy in June of 2008.

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Last week at ASTD TechKnowledge , I did a keynote on Work Literacy and eLearning 2.0, For example, we still teach Cursive Writing instead of Touch Typing to kids. Work Literacy eLearning 2.0 Fourth Grader Wikipedia Update New Work and New Work Skills Work Skills Keeping Up? Can a highly regulated and slow to change Insurance Industry adapt these new methods of learning? How does this apply to non-knowledge workers?

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Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers Web 2.0 Second Life is not a teaching tool Tool Set 2009 New Design for My Smile Sheet The art of changing the brain Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives How to Convert Your PowerPoint Presentation into an Elearning Course Social Media makes this course stand out Should All Learning Professionals Be Blogging?

Q&A With Student from King's College

Kapp Notes

A short-time later at a company called Telesis Computer Corporation , I was able to purchase an early authoring tool called IconAuthor. I realized back in the late-1990s that PowerPoint had the potential to be an effective authoring tool. In fact, at my interview at Bloomsburg University , I mentioned that I thought PowerPoint was going to become formidable authoring tool. The same sort of thing happened when factories were automated and when knowledge work became automated.

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Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Before industrialization, work was local or industry meant cottage-industry. About three hundred years ago, work became an organizational matter. Factories require groups of people working together. Clocks measure working hours instead of the sun.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid. Leveraging Networks is Key Skill and the most important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap. I asked via Twitter and in the session for other tools/methods that people use for Tapping into Your Social Grid.

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Decisions, decisions. Business decisions.

Jay Cross

Jay Cross examines decision making on learning at work, and gives the lie to some myths about the use of business metrics. Knowledge Workers. The knowledge worker’s objective is to learn what it takes to do the best she can. In the knowledge era, workers are paid to think.

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

Can you make it 5 minutes long and just teach them how to use the rest of the resources? This aligns with the eLearning Guild's numbers that I discussed last fall in Training Method Trends. Kristina doesn't realize that she's describing most of the consultants / authors who have been in the industry for 20+ years. And you cannot Separate Knowledge Work from Learning.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Working smarter is the key to sustainability and continuous improvement. Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable. The infrastructure for working smarter is called a workscape. It’s the platform where learning and work transpire.

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