Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

When I look at this from more the PWLE ( Personal WORK and learning environment ) perspective, I find that there are similar functions, but possibly a different mind set. And certainly the effect of the network of PLEs is similar to the search for individuals that I describe. Whereas when you look at LinkedIn (leaving aside Answers and Groups), it's a people-centric network. There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

Tool Set 2009 LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers Top-Down Strategy Better Memory Information Radar Processing Pages with Links Networks and Learning Communities Network Skills Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool Search Browser Short Cuts Work Literacy Workshop Collaboration Tools Remote Collaboration Also, a lot of my presentations have been about exactly these things. Each of these allowed me to fast forward my learning and share knowledge effectively.

PWLE 106

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Corporate Access (6) LinkedIn for Finding Expertise (6) Social Learning (6) Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape (6) As a side note, I used this as an opportunity to update my Blog Guide. LinkedIn I had a major "aha moment" about my LinkedIn Connection Approach.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

in Technology, Innovation and Education, where she studied how new media and emerging technologies can be used to effectively educate children. In a discussion with a LinkedIn connection, the topic of a quicker way to complete an effective performance analysis came up. Everybody knows about network effects: the value of a network increases exponentially with the addition of each new node.