Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis

Tony Karrer

Adler's recent article - Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0 talks about the implications of the Long Tail on Education. The article is definitely worth a read, and it got me to finally write about what I see as a crisis in corporate learning. Background If you are not familiar with the concept of the Long Tail, head over to take a look at the Long Tail article on Wikipedia. John Seely Brown and Richard P.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

MOOCs will target the corporate sector. Over time, an increasing number of narrow, specific topics that link to corporate competencies will emerge. Content providers will wag the long tail. The corporate sector will embrace xMOOCs. 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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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

MOOCs will target the corporate sector. Over time, an increasing number of narrow, specific topics that link to corporate competencies will emerge. Content providers will wag the long tail. The corporate sector will embrace xMOOCs. 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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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Also, before you read these, you might want to go back and look at predictions in the past and how well I did on those predictions: Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 , 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009. If you are interested in this, I will be doing a Virtual Presentation – Ten eLearning Predictions for 2010 that will be closely aligned with this post. Yet, there will be lots of eLearning solutions aiming at these alternative platforms. eLearning Technology.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 eLearn: Case Studies - The Reluctant Online Professor 12. Storyboards & eLearning (Pt. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction. Mzinga : White Paper Series : eLearning 2.0 &

Social Media for Trainers - Its What Turns Clark Kent into Superman

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The internet, specifically the NEW internet ( Web2.0 ), ALSO supports the theory of The Long Tail. As eLearning professionals we LOVE to LOATH them. and Social media give individual educators (teachers/trainers) the ability to scale up taking advantage of economies of scale while simultaneously taking advantage of the long tail. some4trainers elearning Tags: corporate training Training eLearning2.0

Collaboration - Storyboard - Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Learning Hot List. Long Tail Blogging is Dying? eLearning Technology , July 2, 2009. The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? HTML 5 and eLearning Development - Upside Learning Blog , July 2, 2009. Online Resources for the Library of Congress, eLearning, & more - WISE Pedagogy , July 1, 2009. eLearning Technology , July 1, 2009. New Learning Solutions - eLearning Technology , June 29, 2009. June 26, 2009 to July 3, 2009.

Write for Skimming

Tony Karrer

Most people proved me wrong and they actually read things - see the survey results about whether people found a small bit of text embedded in the middle of my post: 74% of the people saw it 21% missed it 5% not sure I'm still convinced there's lack of ability to get people's attention and have them focus on any details - see Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis or better yet read the comments in Stop Reading where they passionately discuss people not reading emails.

How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a bit of a chimera – they have the head of instructor-led training, the body of traditional e-learning, and the long tail of social media. So what are some main issues corporate trainers need to consider when designing a MOOC? Using a module-based design with each week following a similar structure can go a long way toward helping learners navigate through a course.

Free

Tony Karrer

see Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Economy) This will be fun to explore. eLearning Technology. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I've been slowly going through Chris Anderson's book Free: The Future of a Radical Price. There's a lot he gives you to think about and definitely a lot that relates to the Business of Learning.

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Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

One of the really cool things about eLearning Learning and Browse My Stuff is the ability of the system to determine hot topics or trends based on the content that is being brought together in topic hubs. Using the system, I found that the top hot topics in eLearning for 2009. I would be very curious to hear thoughts on topics that you feel were big discussion points around eLearning that are not listed below. Long live ADDIE! eLearning Strategy , September 14, 2009.

Top 9 Posts You May Have Missed

Tony Karrer

A long, lost blog post that needs to be revisited. 4 - Examples of eLearning 2.0 Wonderful set of examples of what people are doing out there around social learning and eLearning 2.0. #5 6 - Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis Newspapers are failing by the day. The fat end of the long tail and the loss of attention is a critical issue that I'm not sure we are really ready to come to grips with. eLearning Technology.

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Skimming and Learning Design

Tony Karrer

No one will sit through long detailed pieces of information. When we talk about the Long Tail Learning and Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis , the focus is on how to help learners when you cannot possibly get in front of all the information. After all, this is pretty much the question I'm often asking: What does Learning Design look like in a world of eLearning 2.0 ? eLearning Technology. Browse eLearning Content

Scope of Learning Responsibility

The Learning Circuits

There was also discussion on my blog around the fact that in corporations there is a limit to what we can do as a training organization (see Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis and Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape ). All of this makes me wonder: Do educational institutions and corporate learning & development departments have responsibility for supporting Long Tail Learning?

PWLE Not PLE - Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning

Tony Karrer

Mohamed Amine Chatti (a fellow Eddie eLearning nominee) last two posts The LaaN Perspective , and Requirements of a PLE Framework are both interesting posts and worth reading. If we are going to make progress with Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis , I think we have to think about these things in an integrated fashion

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Learning 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

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 When I used to work with organizations on defining an eLearning Strategy, I always worked from a very broad view of needs across the organization and the implications that had on people, process and technology. I initially attacked eLearning 2.0

Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

He is author of the award-winning eLearning Technology blog, founder of Work Literacy , and creator of eLearning Learning. eLearning 2.0 William Brandon, eLearning Guild "I wanted to thank you for the clear, fun and insightful information. Opportunities Schedule Tony to speak at your event by emailing akarrer@techempower.com eLearning Technology. Browse eLearning Content

2.0 and Interesting Times

Tony Karrer

Definition: the shift from a predominantly formal instructor-led/eLearning model to one that encompasses formal, informal and social learning methodologies HR & Org Implication: organizational culture can evolve via a strong learning ecosystem; to continue with antiquated ‘spray and pray’ formal only training models is akin to GM’s 2011 automobile lineup being full of SUV’s Work 2.0 Thus, we must look to provide value in the long tail of learning. eLearning Technology.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 2008 Posts based on Read Counts: 100 eLearning Articles and White Papers Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0 37) Training Method Trends (27) Examples of eLearning 2.0 (26) eLearning 2.0 tools by learning professionals ( More eLearning Bloggers).

Trends in Learning

Tony Karrer

Someone was just asking me about the big trends in learning and the implications of those trends on corporate learning and development. Informal Learning and Learning Management Systems Informal Learning - Let's Get Real - Part II Informal Learning - Harold Tells Us Where To Put It - Now What Informal Learning - Let's Get Real Elves, Measuring Results and Informal Learning eLearning 2.0: The whole problem is Long Tail Learning. Corporate Policies on Web 2.0

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mylearningworx - a reflection on the launch event

Learning Rocks

While most elearning to date has been in either the mass market of formal K-12 education or in custom products for large wealthy companies, there aren't that many folk really addressing the "long tail" of online formal learning. Facing restrictions like that it's inevitable that at least some of the education programmes will do the same as the corporate sector and look to elearning as a potentially low-cost alternative.

Online Coaching

Tony Karrer

This is why most learning is long tail learning. The role of learning organizations around long tail learning is to provide tools, support, skill building so that learners can self-serve their learning. Recent examples for me are … Business side of professional speaking Aggregation technology Research on categorization / types of eLearning New Way of Learning In fact, if you run down my blog posts you could consider about half of these to be part of this.

Leading Learning and New Skills

Clark Quinn

This month on the Learning Circuits Blog - I asked some very leading questions If we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. I'm personally out to change this, but we are a long way from being in a position to lead. Gina Minks: Adventures in Corporate Education What Competencies do Knowledge Workers Need?

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Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

If you are inside a corporate learning department, assuming you still have your job, then you feel this by being more busy. When we asked the Big Question of Workplace Learning in 10 Years – the responses of many experts were that in 10 years there would be significantly shift from classroom to eLearning and virtual classroom, but combined total training dollars spent on traditional formal learning will be less in ten years. corporate universities, and Learning Organizations.

Leading Learning and New Skills

Tony Karrer

This month on the Learning Circuits Blog - I asked some very leading questions If we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. I'm personally out to change this, but we are a long way from being in a position to lead. Gina Minks: Adventures in Corporate Education What Competencies do Knowledge Workers Need?

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Lead the Charge?

The Learning Circuits

So, if we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. So, it should look like: Tony Karrer - Safety Training Design or you could also include your blog name with something like: Tony Karrer - Safety Training Design : eLearning Technology Posts So Far: The Learning Revolution: Where have all the leaders gone? Gina Minks: Adventures in Corporate Education What Competencies do Knowledge Workers Need?

Marketing Technology Landscape Supergraphic (2017)

Your Training Edge

The above long tail spreading is motivating because it shows a design that we commonly see in open digital platforms: some huge hits and a vast stretch of niche contributions. Also we all seen that platformization will gradually reform the “long tail” approach to the market technology. eLearning Featured Featured Posts technologyNowadays, technology has penetrated every area either it is a marketing or any other department.