Online Communication, Learning, Long Tail, & Change

Big Dog, Little Dog

Good News, Bad News about Facebook Application Market: Long Tail Rules - O'Reilly. If you are interested in Chris Anderson's the Long Tail , be sure to read the comments in the article. Social Networking Meets Corporate Learning - CLO. Online communication is not second best - Clive on Learning.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Deloitte’s global CLO, Nick van Dam, told me that American firms are using MOOCs to upskill accountants based in India on US accounting practices. Content providers will wag the long tail. MOOCs get a bad rap. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs.

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Artificial Intelligence Comes to Learning

CLO Magazine

The concept of the long tail most saliently reflected at Amazon means that any content, however niche, can find its ideal audience as long as the engine cataloging it and powering its discovery is up to the task. That it emphasizes efficiency and engagement as well as short-term and long-term goals? Artificial intelligence, an area of computer science concerned with the ability of machines to simulate human intelligence, is swiftly remaking the world of work.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Deloitte’s global CLO, Nick van Dam, told me that American firms are using MOOCs to upskill accountants based in India on US accounting practices. Content providers will wag the long tail. MOOCs get a bad rap. Dismissed as prescriptive, or teacher-centric, or unsocial, or something else, it’s like a badge of honour to espouse why you dislike MOOCs.

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Metalearning

Tony Karrer

It discusses the needed transition in focus of a CLO The scope of the job of the CLO is mushrooming. The only way to handle long tail learning is to focus on providing the tool set and personal learning and working skills ( work literacy ) that are central to concept work. I just got through reading Jay's post and article (with Clark Quinn) around Become a chief meta-learning officer – one of the hot list items from two weeks ago.

Learning 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

But, here's what I see in terms of a CLO perspective. You need to be able to spot new kinds of opportunities that you might not have been involved in before (see Long Tail Learning ). Over the past two years, I've worked with start-ups and corporations around the world who are grappling a bit with the impact of Web 2.0 on learning. One of the more interesting aspects of this is that I've really changed and refined what I advise both audiences in terms of their learning 2.0

Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

I’m basically responsible for the production of CLO’s content, so the magazine, all of our online content, coming up with that content, whether it’s contributed, or whether we come up with the ideas ourselves or if someone pitches an idea to us, picking what we will include in the magazine and what we’ll feature online and overseeing the production of all of that. Mike: We should also mention Liz Loutfi who also is one of our editorial team who works on CLO.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

People need to learn more, learn faster – yet the C-Level (including your CLO) seem to be making moves that are counter to that. Organizations will need you to shift a it towards Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis and Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape. If you want to optimize total learner hours, then you make long courses aimed at lots of employees.

Ep9: Up-skilling your workforce to future-proof your organization

Elucidat

Prior to working as a consultant, Jon was CLO of Discover , managing a team of over 200 to build the skills of a workforce of over 17,000 people. 8:47 ] [It’s] harder to measure the performance on things like leadership and executive development, you have to have proxies for it, you can’t have that data—or it’s difficult to find that data, and there’s a really long tail with that data. Today, I’m joined by Jon Kaplan of Corvantus Consulting.