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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her work with various companies like Tata Interactive Systems, Zensar Technologies, ThoughtWorks and Future Group has given her a width of experience that spans instructional design, workplace learning strategy, knowledge management, social learning and community management, and people development.

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I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

I simply found myself tweeting at a learning and development conference using its hashtag and others began connecting with me. After the conference, I discovered Twitter chats and began participating in them regularly. Community I Believe Informal Learning Social Learning

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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. Specifically focusing on OTJ skills & knowledge. Basic goal: make learning more effective through new media. To know if it’s effective. not knowledge workers.

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

If you want to grow as a person and a worker and if you want to gain skills that will help you take that next step in your career, you’ll probably have to learn those skills on your own. So how effective are your own PKM skills?

From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”

Jane Hart

Social technologies now play a big part in everything we do, and it is quite clear that many knowledge workers use a variety of social tools and networks not only to help them get work done, but also to learn efficiently while on the job.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand. Thus not only do we lose out on diverse inputs and knowledge, we also proverbially reinvent the wheel many times over and feed into systemic inefficiency.

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Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand.

List to Learn, Learn to List

Kapp Notes

Apparently one BIG question is not enough for the learning and development community. How are they different than undirected learning through work, blogging, conferences, etc.? The products the knowledge worker produces are work.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

Knowledge Work Skills / Work Literacy Having realized in 2007 that there's a very important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap , I felt the need in 2008 to find ways to help knowledge workers and organizations build skills like Leveraging Networks , Network Feedback , Finding Expertise , Using Social Media to Find Answers to Questions , Learning through Conversation and searching, scanning, etc. See also: Twitter Conference Ideas and Twitter and Webinars.

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2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

Particularly, I’ve decided to always be a “Jack” … if you don’t know what that means or what it means about selling social learning then you should look at: Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug. One of my most popular posts each year is my list of predictions.

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

Corrollary: transition to virtual means greater demand for help on effective virtual classroom training and for people who are good at creation effective remote experiences. #6 We may also see use of Flash Quiz Tools , polls, survey tools or something like Harbinger Knowledge's Team Pod. That way an audience sitting at an in-person conference will have some of the capabilities that they do online. Last year I laid out in January my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008.

Jay Cross – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Jay has keynoted conferences in the U.S., Jay: The Internet Time Alliance is a community of practice. Forming the Alliance community was easily the best professional development move of my career. Were I to lose that knowledge in some terrible accident, I would literally have nothing to say. The workhorse of the knowledge economy has been, and continues to be, informal learning.”. Conversation was a more effective teacher than school.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

It puts forward lots of suggestions for how knowledge workers can leverage technology to make themselves more effective. See Learning Community, Peers and Outside Experts for a very interesting model around this.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Workers are disgruntled 10. Service industries challenge workers to acquire tacit knowledge — the kind of know-how one learns on the job, not in the classroom. Person-to-person instruction is no longer cost-effective. Workers are disgruntled.

How to Select Online Manufacturing Training That’s Right for Your Company

Convergence Training

The importance of blended learning strategies and will give some tips for creating effective learning blends. VR can also be great for letting workers safely train on something that would be dangerous to let them work on in real life until they have the necessary skills.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

In my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 , my last prediction was: Prediction #10 => Knowledge Worker Skills - Just Beginning in 2008, Big in 2009 The discussion of knowledge work skills is going to be BIG. Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective.

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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Workers who know more get more accomplished. Informal learning is effective because it is personal. Given today’s job mobility, workers who delegate responsibility for learning to their employers will become perpetual novices. Most of the time, it’s the individual worker.

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. Luckily a few will also add in more community and wiki capabilities. The format of the virtual conference that George and I put together wasn't quite right - still a lecture - threaded discussions weren't quite active enough and the questions weren't focused. Prediction #10 => Knowledge Worker Skills - Just Beginning in 2008, Big in 2009 The discussion of knowledge work skills is going to be BIG.

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals?”. Personal in Personal Knowledge Management - eLearning Technology , July 22, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning.

Reflections from May trip to Italy, UK, and Netherlands

Jay Cross

Two days of the trip were paid work: One day I keynoted the Learning Innovations and Quality Conference and participated in the launch of the International Council for Open Research and Education ( ICORE ) in Rome. COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE. Communities of practice can be subtle.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. The Great ADDIE Debate - Learnlets , March 27, 2010 At the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions conference this week, Jean Marripodi convinced Steve Acheson and myself to host a debate on the viability of ADDIE in her ID Zone. I Have Seen the Future of Conferences…and it is 3D! Best of eLearning Learning.

Learning for the 21st Century

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Unprecedented changes in the role of the worker, the nature of business, the pace of innovation, the importance of intangibles, the explosion of information, and the shift from a manufacturing to a service economy have rendered traditional corporate learning obsolete. It’s a dog’s breakfast of acquiring skills, information, knowledge, savoir faire, and more. Training consisted of supervisors showing workers how to run things. Increasingly, workers are boss- less.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

The crux of the talk was: Why being able to tap into the social grid is important for concept workers. Leveraging Networks is Key Skill and the most important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap. To me, LinkedIn is very limited in it's ability to set up communities.

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now. Other terms that i can identify with are Dave Cormier’s ‘ Community as Curriculum ‘ approach and Wendy Drexler’s elucidation of Networked learning in the ‘ Networked student model ‘ ( video ). Yet each community is in its own phase. Deciding Not to Learn at Conferences?

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. Community members should be able to perform one or more of the five roles described in the table that follows. The road ahead : I am presently developing detailed role descriptions, community guidelines, role assessment tools, and the identification of appropriate learning products and offerings.

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

The “younger” generation does not have a high level of use of collaborative knowledge creation tools (“2.0”) and don’t adopt radically different patterns of knowledge creation and sharing. My arguments primarily revolve around the knowledge worker - those who work with information. Neomillennial Learning Styles: From Websites to Distributed-Learning Communities. Research Initiative for Teaching Effectiveness, University of Central Florida.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

I’ve been to a lot of conference sessions around this and I’ve captured a bunch of really great resources below. Knowledge transfer at its most basic. The lightbox effect is a Javascript feature adopted from Dynamic Drive. Effectiveness (112).

iPad 101

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Shared a diagram: team collaboration, increased personal productivity, community building (the ‘why’). Need to become experts on organizational communities. Reviewed: Social networking services (corporate learning applications): To identify experts on a topic – most “knowledge” exists in the heads of employees; To reduce the time to find connections and answers to questions; extend relationships beyond traditional classroom instruction and e-learning courses.