eLearning 2.0 Random Thoughts based on Chat

Tony Karrer

One interesting result is that the audience for my eLearning 2.0 You learn about this using these tools and scanning sources like blogs, trying things out, forcing yourself to make time to learn. Most of us blog to Learn and Network. A lot of this discussion seems to have to do with personal learning - individuals learning about things we are interested in. It is exactly that kind of JIT learning we are talking about.

Informal Learning - Let's Get Real - Part II

Tony Karrer

I've received quite a bit of input on my blog post Informal Learning - Let's Get Real. We want to figure out what the process and mechanisms should look like when we are going after Intentional Informal Learning. Interestingly, Stephen Downes' new presentation - e-Learning 2.0 - Why the New Tools includes a slide that quotes my blog post: I'm becoming convinced that folks in the informal learning realm are quite willing to live with "free range" learning.

Scalable Learning and Learnscapes in Social Business Design

Skilful Minds

When a learning architecture supports all types of learning along the range of formal, non-formal, and informal experiences, it simply means that small chunks of formal learning are available as resources for non-formal and informal learning. The most salient point to remember is that around 80% of all learning in enterprises involves people collaborating to adapt to emergent challenges in their ecosystem. e-Learning 2.0

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

While increasing amount of concept work and the pace of change puts a premium on learning, the business of learning faces an incredibly difficult time. In the past few weeks, I've had some really eye-opening conversations about the state of Learning as a Business.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. It also integrates with a few open source eLearning tools.

How To Communicate The Value Of Social Media

The eLearning Coach

How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization? Clive Shepherd recommends stepping back from the technology itself to consider whether “bottom-up&# learning is appropriate for the audience and the organization.

Social Media And Learning

The eLearning Coach

She provides compelling reasons to implement a social and collaborative environment as part of workplace learning. You can read more from Jane at her blog, Social Media in Learning. eLearning Coach: You were an early adopter of using social technologies for learning purposes.

Trends in Learning

Tony Karrer

Someone was just asking me about the big trends in learning and the implications of those trends on corporate learning and development. So, here's a bit of a compilation of some of the things I've been talking about in my blog which points to some of the major trends in learning. And the risk is pretty severe as described in the Business of Learning. Training Method Trends suggests that social learning tools are beginning to take off. vs. Learning 2.0,

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2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 , was most popular post for 2009 (see 2009 Top Posts and Topics ) and it came up pretty high in the recent Top 125 eLearning Posts of 2009. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 As such, eLearning 2.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Where Are All the Women Part II

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. where I was pointing out the general lack of women in the e-Learning blogosphere. But perhaps this is just a general business-blog issue. But I guess this isnt where Ill find the female e-Learning bloggers. So -- who else is out there in the e-Learning blogosphere of the female persuasion? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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Financial Investment

Tony Karrer

Should learning organizations make a financial investment in new forms of learning? I would love to have a discussion with him because I think he's missing the point about the importance of metalearning and metacognition and their implications on learning organizations.

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Does the discussion/debate do any good?

Tony Karrer

I just saw a great comment from Mark Oehlert around my post: Informal Learning - Harold Tells Us Where To Put It - Now What. In the comment he says relative to discussing Informal Learning: P.S. Can I just say that I love this debate and think that it is serving our industry well and that we need more of this and we need it at conferences, up on stage in front of thousands of people. Marc Rosenberg - Rosenberg's Beyond eLearning - Is that eLearning 2.0? )

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Learning apps. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. During the year, I’ve had fantastic conversations through LearnTrends around SharePoint , Examples and Tour of Different Kinds of eLearning , Social Learning , and the Business of Learning.

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Looking Back at 2007

Tony Karrer

Shortly, I'll be responding to this month's Big Question with my Predictions for Learning in 2008. I could answer this as the biggest challenges for Learning Professionals generally, and maybe I'll come back and do that, but for now, let me just write what I see as some of my bigger challenges in 2007. And if you are talking Reusable Learning Objects, Courseware Templates, Tracking Mechanisms, Content Management, etc. on all kinds of businesses.

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eLearning Research

Tony Karrer

We have: Will Thalheimer, Work Learning Research Kevin Oakes, I4CP Claire Schooley, Forrester Chris Howard, Bersin Kevin Martin, Aberdeen Biggest trend is Learning 2.0 Allow people to work faster, better through informal learning. eLearning 2.0 addresses informal, on-the-job. Bersin is publishing report on learning 2.0. Looking out there for the information they need. Leap to 2.0 Learning 2.0

Corporate Training

Tony Karrer

Jay Cross - father of the Informal Learning Flow has been doing some great writing recently that look at the future of corporate training. Courseware and Broader eLearning Jay's post eLearning is not the Answer : Corporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons.

The Big Question for November - Future of ISD / ADDIE / HPT?

Tony Karrer

November's Big Question on the Learning Circuits Blog has been posted. The question this month is: Are ISD / ADDIE / HPT relevant in a world of rapid elearning, faster time-to-performance, and informal learning? If you look at the shift between eLearning 1.0,

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Ive recently been more interested in measures around social learning. And, I just saw a post Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning that discusses how we could go about measuring social learning. most popular learning needs by job, level, business unit, etc. To improve learning.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Learning styles: Worth our time?

100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

Almost every time I have a conversation, I learn something new. Most of the time I learn something, I write a blog post. But I don't have nearly enough time to have conversations, learn and write blog posts. And since I'm sure I'd learn something, I'd likely write up a post about it. Also please include terms and a link that will help it get put into appropriate categories in the eLearning Learning Community. Here's my eLearning Authoring Method or Trick.

DIY not ISD

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

If you're in the learning business, don't try to build another LMS or portal. Starbucks - the classroom of elearning 2.0?" A quick search of my blog finds the following posts: DIY eLearning Video DIY inhouse Photo Studio DIY Visual Thinking School Kids' Informal Learning with Digital Media MAKE Instructable eLearning And there's more, but you get the idea. I've been beating this drum for many months now. DIY is killing ISD.

Leading Learning and New Skills

Clark Quinn

This month on the Learning Circuits Blog - I asked some very leading questions If we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. Don't we have to conclude that learning professionals must be literate in these things? If so, then what should learning professionals do to become literate? And then shouldn't the learning organization become a driver for the organization?

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Leading Learning and New Skills

Tony Karrer

This month on the Learning Circuits Blog - I asked some very leading questions If we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. Don't we have to conclude that learning professionals must be literate in these things? If so, then what should learning professionals do to become literate? And then shouldn't the learning organization become a driver for the organization?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". Eliot goes on to talk about how "Content Widgets might add to the creation of learning assets" and the rise of "Do It Yourself Content creation."

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. My e-Learning Don’ts - MinuteBio , August 8, 2010 Here is a list I compiled of things I think should NOT be done when designing e-learning courses. believe the following are counter to adult learning theory, sound e-learning design and they just down-right irk me. It’s a good question for people involved in learning and development. Learn. Web 2.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: What’s the Difference: Learning Designer vs. Instructional Designer?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, September 28, 2009 What’s the Difference: Learning Designer vs. Instructional Designer? Someone got to my blog the other day by searching on “what’s the difference between learning designers and instructional designers?&# Now I’m the VP of Learning Design. Is Learning Designer more descriptive?

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. It needs to be repurposed for eLearning. In many cases, there can be significant work to design that kind of learning experience.

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