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." Taking issue with it in his blogpost he says: "A folksonomy loses its qualities as a folksonomy once you have someone 'organising' it, and will quickly become a taxonomy." Then @3quarks said my definition of folksonomist sounded a little like a 'spin doctor'.

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. So there we were sitting in the back of our Transit Van, perched on the speakers and amplifiers, chomping away in the dark. Suddenly I was aware of a burning sensation.

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LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

Microlearning – the learning that results from “micro” content published in short form and limited by the software and devices used to view it – offers alternatives to traditional development methods for workers who deal with web-based information as part of their job. Let’s discuss how microlearning might address the realities of learning in a digital age. Microcontent is little bits of digital information in a permanent state of flux and circulation.

Next generation learning

Learning with 'e's

In my previous blog post, the architecture of learning , I outlined some of the key characteristics of learning in a digital age, and started to identify some of the main differences between Learning 1.0 In the summary of the article, I suggested that the distinct differences between the two types of learning are mostly based on how learners are changing the ways they interact, and their increased ability to create, share and organise their own learning.

kowabunga dude!

The Learning Circuits

i just had the experience that i'm sure happens to many of us. the collaborative learning environments sourcebook was one of the first resources i use when i began learning about communities of practice. thus the power of bookmarking services like blinklist , de.licio.us , and the like.) back in the barbaric dark ages of web 1.0 but thousands of people left notes.) am i the only one still practicing this ancient craft?

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. He shares strategies, stories, and real-world examples of successful enterprise collaboration using 2.0 An unexpected surprise has been the enthusiastic adoption of the wiki by even the least Web 2.0

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