Content creation

Learning with e's

One of the most important digital literacies students require today is the ability to create appropriate content. If you subscribe to constructivist theories of learning, you will understand why the creation of content is important in any context.

L&D's New Hatrack

ID Reflections

The future of work is going to be radically different from what we have experienced so far. The onus lies on L&D to gauge the impact of these shifts on workplace learning, leverage technology and herald the change. This requires constant engagement with the community.

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2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Internet Time Alliance spent a couple of days last week putting the 2.0 Informal Communities of practice. Informal Community e-news. Social Social bookmarking, ranking/rating/tagging. into a tedious proposal for a large, forward-facing multinational corporation. Among our recommendations were: Informal Live webcasts. Informal Recorded webinars. Informal Video conferencing.

Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working (eLearning Guild Webinar) #inttime

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from today’s eLearning Guild Webinars with members of the Internet Time Alliance (ITA): Harold Jarche, Charles Jennings, Clark Quinn, Jane Hart, Jay Cross Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working The questions for the session were sourced from the crowd. More of our work is in “exception handling” – not doing stuff we’ve done before. How can we sell the idea of social learning to skeptical managers? Moderate social communities.

Making Connections: Trends in Social Learning

Obsidian Learning

Building on the concept of communities of practice , Etienne Wenger (2009) has proposed a social theory of learning. As instructional designers, we’re aware of various theories about how and why people learn. A social theory of learning.

Digital Assets Creates New Role for L&D Pros: The Content Curator

ATD Learning Technologies

The volume of information being created is increasing faster than we can make sense of it. Think: blogs, email, wikis, communities of practice. On his website Content Curation World , he advises curators to forego quantity in favor of high quality and consistency.

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Five tools for global educators

Learning with e's

Recently I have been considering the changing role of teachers who are adopting technology to extend the walls of the classroom. These are a new breed of teachers who do not necessarily accept that the classroom is contained within four walls.

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Global digital tribe

Learning with e's

If you are immersed in technology mediated communication, there are no apparent barriers to membership of your community of practice. It is your virtual community. Industrial society eroded the tribal gatherings of more primitive societies and redefined community.

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Up Pompey

Learning with e's

We were touring in 1982, and one of our bookings took us to play in the main hall of Portsmouth Polytechnic. It was a time of great celebration in Portsmouth (known by sailors as Pompey), because the Falklands War had just ended, and all the naval warships were returning home.

Folksonomies, memes and misunderstanding

Learning with e's

I responded (as you do) with my own version: "A folksonomist: one who organises information in ways that make sense to his/her own community of practice or interest." Then @3quarks said my definition of folksonomist sounded a little like a 'spin doctor'.

New offerings provide a gateway to Learning 2.0

Clive on Learning

Although the use of Web 2.0 The first is from one of the major corporate LMS providers, Saba. According to the announcement , Saba Social will incorporate "comprehensive social networking tools - blogs, communities of practice, wikis, discussion boards and social connection capabilities will enable people to conduct informal knowledge exchange, build connected communities and extend blended learning."

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Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

Looking through the program, I’m delighted to see that many of the sessions could easily play at DevLearn and vice-versa. Andrew McAfee , Principal Research Scientist , Center for Digital Business – MIT Sloan School of Management and Author, Enterprise 2.0.

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

I discussed a bit of these issues in First Thoughts After ASTD Sessions. I'm writing this post for both attendees of the session to have some notes and for people who were not at the session to hopefully get value from the discussion that happened there. As such, I'm trying to: Report and discuss the results of an introductory survey that I conduct (thanks to the suggestion via Conference Breakout Sessions ). This was more of a prompt than it really was a true survey.

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Learning2.0 is Web2.0 + Gaming

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

When many in our field speak on the topic of Learning2.0, it is focused specifically on Social Networking, Blogging, Wikis, tagging, RSS, etc. These are without a doubt the next concepts, and tools, of life long learning. or eLearning2.0,