Work Skills Keeping Up?

Tony Karrer

In New Work and New Work Skills , I discuss the fact that most of us have not participated in formal learning since college on foundational knowledge work skills - especially metacognitive skills. Most of us have strong skills in some areas and are much weaker in others simply due to the fact that we acquire our skills in completely ad hoc ways. Tilde Effect What epitomizes the situation for me is the Google ~ operator.

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Enough Tools for Now

Tony Karrer

In Work Skills Keeping Up? , I discuss the Tilde Effect. Still I’ll stick with: The bottom line for the Tilde Effect is that we live in a time of incredible innovation that directly affect the methods we use to work and learn. Our work skills cannot sit still. There's a lot of discussion about 21st century skills to be taught in schools, but what about the rest of us? If you are talking about tools, methods, analysis, etc.

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ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Last week at ASTD TechKnowledge , I did a keynote on Work Literacy and eLearning 2.0, Work Literacy eLearning 2.0 Fourth Grader Wikipedia Update New Work and New Work Skills Work Skills Keeping Up? Knowledge Work Framework Tilde Effect Concept Worker Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning Tool Set 2009 Search Better Memory Network Learning Information Radar Remote Collaboration Common eLearning 2.0

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Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. What are the most important methods to adopt in addition to the tools? Setting up a SharePoint for a community or work team is very different from teaching them about Personal Learning. In fact, the lack of attention to this topic was the reason I founded Work Literacy in June of 2008. Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective.

Better Memory

Tony Karrer

The reality is that we were all trained in school to use metacognitive / metamemory methods and tools as a supplement to our knowledge. The reality is that metacognitive techniques are changing rapidly - hence so are work skills. That's extra work, but it makes it refindable.

Learning Power Laws

Tony Karrer

Several of them I regularly talk about: Amara’s Law ( backstory ) states that " we tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run. " – I cite this in Work Skills Keeping Up?

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

My primary interest here are the methods and tools that allow us to work better as part of remote work teams. In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall?

Distance Learning and the LMS: Advice From a Higher Education Expert

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Getting any one of these elements right is challenging enough, but ensuring that they work together in a complementary way requires a deep ongoing commitment. A modern, robust LMS is important from a pedagogical perspective, as well as for effective student/faculty communication.

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. When I look at my particular skills, methods and tools for 2009 and compare them to 2008, I would say that it’s mostly a question of degree of use and certainly my use of Twitter has grown. Work Event?

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15 Tips for Successful LMS Implementation

Qintil

With effective and clear reporting and tracking, you will not be able to provide constructive feedback and ensure compliance from all team members. All of the above requires narrowed objectives – start broad and work your way down. We recommend you use a survey or conduct internal research to understand what key content, the method of delivery and what lessons your staff would like.

15 Tips for Successful LMS Implementation

Qintil

With effective and clear reporting and tracking, you will not be able to provide constructive feedback and ensure compliance from all team members. All of the above requires narrowed objectives – start broad and work your way down. We recommend you use a survey or conduct internal research to understand what key content, the method of delivery and what lessons your staff would like.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

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)

100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

If you aren't willing to start a blog, then send it to me via email, let me know if it can be public, and if so, I can see if it would work for me to post it somewhere. And please follow the specific instructions above (about links and categories) to make sure that this works out. Here's my eLearning Authoring Method or Trick. How I found an answer to a work problem using a learning community. A search method I use that I don't think a lot of other people use.

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