Changes in Knowledge Work and Implications for Workplace Learning – The Keynote That Wasn't

Tony Karrer

I was supposed to be in Vancouver right now for the eLearn Conference. The conference has a diverse attendee list and I was very much looking forward to my keynote presentation: Changes in Knowledge Work and Implications for Workplace Learning. I do want to thank the conference organizer, Gary Marks, for being incredibly understanding.

Is informal learning this year’s L&D Fortnight?

The E-Learning Curve

To bring learning opportunities to your workforce you’re going to have to look beyond the confines of the conference room for informal learning. Formal Learning Informal Learning Knowledge Work bersin and associates best practise Corporate social network corprate development definition of learning e-learning e-learning industry e-learning strategy informal learning non-formal learning nonformal learning

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Is informal learning this year’s L&D Fortnite?

The E-Learning Curve

To bring learning opportunities to your workforce you’re going to have to look beyond the confines of the conference room for informal learning. Formal Learning Informal Learning Knowledge Work bersin and associates best practise Corporate social network corprate development definition of learning e-learning e-learning industry e-learning strategy informal learning non-formal learning nonformal learning

LearnTrends 2009 – Free Online Conference

Tony Karrer

George Siemens , Jay Cross and Tony Karrer are pleased to announce our third annual free online conference: LearnTrends 2009 The Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Conference November 17-19, 2009 | Online | Free The theme/focus this year is on Convergence in Workplace Learning.

Free Online Conference: LearnTrends 2009

eLearning Weekly

Tony Karrer recently announced the LearnTrends 2009 Online Conference , which will be held November 17-19, 2009. Here’s a description of the conference, straight from Tony’s blog : The theme/focus this year is on Convergence in Workplace Learning. We will bring together people who look at different aspects of learning and knowledge work to understand better what’s going on in those areas and how we should be thinking about this holistically.

EDUCAUSE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Dr. Dan Anderson

TechSmith Camtasia

EDUCAUSE is a conference where higher education IT professionals meet to network and learn from each other to help boost education success. Meet Dr. Dan Anderson: “I’ve been doing digital work at universities for the last two decades.

Mobile as Main Mode

Clark Quinn

Now, I don’t think all of everything needs to be pulled through a mobile device, but the realization I had is that these devices are going to be increasingly ubiquitous, increasingly powerful, and consequently will be the go-to way individuals will augment their ability to work.

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Workshop Exercise Design - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

I've just posted Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercise which describes a workshop exercise that I'm considering using in several different workshops. See comments in Conference Session Breakout - which convinced me not to do it as a breakout activity. Please help: Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercise

ASTD TechKnowledge

Tony Karrer

If you are planning to go to the conference and read this, please drop me a comment because Get Together at Conferences - F2F Still Matters. Better yet, go take a look at: Be an Insanely Great Professional Conference Attendee Better Questions for Learning Professionals Continuing Thoughts on Questions What Questions Should We be Asking? Session Hopping a Practical Guide General Session - New Work Literacies and E-Learning 2.0

2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank eLearning Portal Integration Data Driven Notable Topics for 2009 Work Skills and Knowledge Work Work Skills Keeping Up? It’s interesting at the end of the year to go back through blog posts to see what my Best of 2009 is. I’ll also do a post similar to my post last year 2008 2009 that will look at my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009. But for now, let me just focus on my Best of 2009.

L&D Value

Clark Quinn

As an interesting contrast, Noel Hurst quotes me from the Learning Solution conference as saying “L&D has the opportunity to be the most valuable part of your business.” What I suggested as a response to her question was that individuals and communities would take over responsibility for learning, and work to create environments to support a richer variety of learning. And P&D should be the ones who understand how people think, work, and learn, and support that.

LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

Specifically focusing on OTJ skills & knowledge. From a 2008 microlearning conference “There is a need and pressure to learn continually due to rapid change in society and the economy…Knowledge gaps are widening.&#. In chat: Moderator (Tony Karrer): In some ways – we are spending more time learning – if we aren’t learning, we should examine if it’s a good use of our Knowledge Work time. Who doesn’t this work for?

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

What I wrote more about in 2010 than past years: Text-to-Speech (8) OCW (3) SharePoint (8) eLearning Strategy (16) eLearning Tools (34) Corporate eLearning (18) Knowledge Worker (8) Authoring Tools (8) Voice (15) Knowledge Work (4) Captivate (11) Adobe Captivate (6) Enterprise 2.0 (6) Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year.

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Last week at ASTD TechKnowledge , I did a keynote on Work Literacy and eLearning 2.0, an online Q&A Session for the Virtual Conference and a session on using Web 2.0 Work Literacy eLearning 2.0 Fourth Grader Wikipedia Update New Work and New Work Skills Work Skills Keeping Up? How does this apply to non-knowledge workers? even our millennials, who use these tools all day long--don't view them as work tools yet.

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Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

vs. 2.0 - Help Needed 1,206 17 21 Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment 1,199 3 23 Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction 1,155 8 6 Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Presentation - ASTD OC 972 1 6 eLearning Software 967 0 1 Better Conferences - Response Needed 959 38 16 Fun - Wheel of Fortune Graphic Generator 949 1 1 Do You WANT an LMS?

Time Spent on Blogging

Tony Karrer

is how much time I spend on blog reading and writing and how anyone can work that into their already too busy life. I also got a form of this among the questions from the grad student (I'm slowly working through these.) Realize this is high, but much of my professional work is staying up to speed. A frequent question I get at the end of any presentation on eLearning 2.0

Shifting sands

Learning with e's

Such approaches to pedagogy were rooted in the behaviourist model of psychology that privileged expert knowledge and formalised its transmission to novices. However, society moved on, the world of work changed, and the industrialised processes were replaced by knowledge working.

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

this would be down notable dropping topics: games, simulations, knowledge, interactive and blended Karyn Romeis commented: Hmm. Also, it only indicates what the presenters and conference organizers (for that data set) thought that the audience would be interested in and was worth presenting at the conference. This works across any subset of the content including sources, keywords and arbitrary searches.

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

Unfortunately, you can ask all you want, you will still be doing a lot of work with LMS products this year. 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.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

June 1, 2008 was when Work Literacy Launched. 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.

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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. In June 2008, Work Literacy Launched. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. See also: Twitter Conference Ideas and Twitter and Webinars. Each of these allowed me to fast forward my learning and share knowledge effectively. Work Event?

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Workscaping, part 1 of n

Jay Cross

On the way home from the Swiss eLearning Conference, my mind was racing after three days of talking with interesting people and spreading the informal learning gospel. In time, the words will migrate into the Working Smarter unbook.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers Web 2.0 Try Before You Buy Tools Used Better Conferences - Response Needed Roles in CoP's The science of learning Learning 2.0 Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. -

Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

Using SharePoint before, during and after courses This typically takes the form of sharing best practices, code examples, templates, links; posting announcements; having discussions; showing calendar items; supporting student profiles; supporting student project work; sharing notes, documents; providing course content. But in discussions there were often distinctions based on what the work team or CoP expected. I've been having fabulous conversations about using SharePoint.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

Replacing today’s haphazard approaches with systematic, enlightened management accelerates the development of future workers and gets the entire organization working smarter. Convergence of work and learning. Work and learning have merged.

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.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 12/29/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

I also had a chat a few days ago with a Wall Street Journal reporter who is researching an article on knowledge worker productivity. I said yes, and mouthed the old Peter Drucker chestnut that "making knowledge work productive is the greatest economic challenge of this century." Workforce Unprepared for Knowledge Economy, Author Warns - Heartland Institute. Conference the term "Web 2.0" Knowledge Management - Creating A Sustainable Yellow Pages System.

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Agile instructional design

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

It’s hard to argue with the concept of planning your work, then working your plan.) Sometimes it’s more effective to imbed the knowledge in the work than to plant it in the head of the worker. Old-style training enraged many managers because it was separate from work.

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Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

It is a real-world, real-time sorting apparatus, designed to help anyone inside the company easily find the answer to a question, a product demo, or a preecisely the right warm body to speak to a waiting customer or present at a conference — in any language, anywhere around the globe. To my way of thinking, this is the convergence of knowledge work and informal learning that I’ve been trying to promote. Can Cisco-style collaboration really work outside of Cisco?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

It is a real-world, real-time sorting apparatus, designed to help anyone inside the company easily find the answer to a question, a product demo, or a preecisely the right warm body to speak to a waiting customer or present at a conference — in any language, anywhere around the globe. To my way of thinking, this is the convergence of knowledge work and informal learning that I’ve been trying to promote. Can Cisco-style collaboration really work outside of Cisco?

Learning for the 21st Century

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Learning is the process of figuring out how the world works. It’s a dog’s breakfast of acquiring skills, information, knowledge, savoir faire, and more. THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORK. In the days of textile factories in Manchester, railroads criss-crossing continents, and assembly lines mass- producing automobiles, most work was physical. In fact, Frederick Taylor told workers, ‘You’re not paid to think’ Along came knowledge work.

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

None of the bloggers studied have PhDs, yet many want to be seen as, or perceived themselves to be, experts There is no data to validate or invalidate their expert status—the only thing that can be garnered from the interview is their own emic perspective; that is, what they say about themselves and the permission they give themselves to analyse and give their opinions about certain issues within their area of knowledge. And you cannot Separate Knowledge Work from Learning.

Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Before industrialization, work was local or industry meant cottage-industry. About three hundred years ago, work became an organizational matter. Factories require groups of people working together. Clocks measure working hours instead of the sun.

2008 in retrospect

Jay Cross

Next year, I intend to start making the world a better place, and that’s going to take more oomph, focus, and work with others. Attended the Seventh Annual Conference on Neuroaesthetics, this year on the Many Faces of a Face. Knowledge workers have replaced factory workers. Learnscapes : where informal learning and knowledge work converge. Keynoted conference in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Learning is the process of figuring out how the world works.

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Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Leveraging Networks is Key Skill and the most important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap. Tools and Methods for Networks and Communities - Discusses specific tools and methods for using Networks and Communities as part of Knowledge Work. I'm working on XXX.

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