Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload

Tony Karrer

The other part of this thought process is that the feedback on my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 was that I should have Information Overload and Information Filtering as my user chosen prediction number 10. And that challenge is somewhat hinted at in this month’s big question: Instruction in a Information Snacking Culture? Are the training solutions being produced part of the problem of information overload?

Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses. Harold Jarche in Skills 2.0 : Today, active involvement in informal learning, particularly through web-based communities, is key to remaining professional and creative in a field. How do I scan, collect keywords, and rescan to crystallize ideas and information? Information Creation tools : Exps: Youtube, SlideShare, Flickr.

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Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses. Harold Jarche in Skills 2.0 : Today, active involvement in informal learning, particularly through web-based communities, is key to remaining professional and creative in a field. How do I scan, collect keywords, and rescan to crystallize ideas and information? Information Creation tools : Exps: Youtube, SlideShare, Flickr.

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Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. I’d ask questions and edit it. And a big part of the problem is just how many there are and how fast they change. And the system itself is growing with sites like Social Media Informer. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5. This, of course, means some really big changes for authoring tools in the industry.

Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Jay Cross

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload - Luis Suarez , May 4, 2011. A big question - David Weinberger , May 1, 2011. How social media and big data will unleash what we know - Dion Hinchcliffe , May 12, 2011. 10 mobile questions - Clark Quinn , May 17, 2011. Big Data and The Benefits From The Bubble - Andy McAfee , May 11, 2011. Ridiculous research findings on informal learning - Jay Cross , May 15, 2011.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Learning leaders will be more focused on relevancy of information. I find that interesting because clearly they see the need to capture and deliver information and support in new ways in organizations.

Using Just in Time Training for Active Learning in The Workplace

TalentLMS

One that recognizes that people in different roles don’t need to learn the same skills, or access the exact same information, at the same time. Instead of storing that information long-term, you’re accessing it when precisely you need to use it. Modern learners expect information to be available at their fingertips, the way it is in their personal lives. Because employees know that the information they need will be at their fingertips when they need it most.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

But the reality was more than that as I explored in posts like Business of Learning and Models for Learning Questions. The second half of the prediction “self directed learning” got less attention during the year than I anticipated, but it was there and certainly was a big part of the discussion around social and informal learning. At the same time, organizations who try to create big eLearning 2.0 2009 is going to be a big year for this issue.

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

The “Big Five” IT trends of the next half decade: Mobile, social, cloud, consumerization, and big data - Dion Hinchcliffe , October 2, 2011. 5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload - Luis Suarez , May 4, 2011. A big question - David Weinberger , May 1, 2011. Time’s Up – Learning Will Forever Be Part Formal, Part Informal and Part Social - Dan Pontefract , February 6, 2011. Information (3751).

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

And probably will get some more ideas from the Big Question - Predictions and Plans for 2010. I somewhat wonder how much of that is true barriers as opposed to perceived barriers, and a recent HBR item talked about Hacking Work : When a 12-year-old can gather information faster, process it more efficiently, reference more diverse professionals, and get volunteer guidance from better sources than you can at work, how can you pretend to be competitive?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Another thougtful refutation to Keens money-grubbing argument.

Mark Oehlert

Anyway, from the Institute from the Future of the Book , comes this great post which cites Alexander Popes 1738 poem, which outlines kind of an early information overload. Funny Future of e-Learning Research Cross Posting Futures Games Gaming & Learning Government Hardware Industry informal learning Innovation Insanely Cool Content Job Leads Latest News Learning Learning 2005 Learning As Art Learning/Training Learning/Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Virtual Currency for Your Email

Mark Oehlert

From the site : " creates a virtual economy for enterprise collaboration and a solutionto information overload. The catch was though that if you wanted to ask a question, you had to attach a value (points) to it - the more points, the better your chance of a good answer.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): If there are Digital Natives does that mean there is no Digital Ellis Island?

Mark Oehlert

This information will help us make recommendationsto educators and legislators in a way that supports young people andharnesses the exciting possibilities their digital fluency presents." " Some of the topics that the research will seek to address include: Digital Information Overload, Digital Information Quality, Digital Opportunities Digital Education, Digital Identity, Digital Creativity.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Workscape evolution - Informal Learning , May 7, 2010 This morning Jane Hart posted this 5-stage model of the evolution of workplace learning in an organization. learning is a mix of formal and informal , not one or the other. Take This LMS and Shove It - Living in Learning , May 19, 2010 With the rapid shift to informal learning, the LMS is being dethroned as the center of the learning systems universe. Information overload is more serious than ever.&#.