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. 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. You can also look at getAbstract 's - Abstract on Anderson's The Long Tail. They look to eLearning approaches to lower distribution costs.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. Understanding E-Learning 2.0 eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 Web 2.0: eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 e-learning 2.0 Web 2.0 eLearn: Case Studies - The Reluctant Online Professor 12. Storyboards & eLearning (Pt. Mzinga : White Paper Series : eLearning 2.0 & & Communities 2.0

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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. and Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 This describes a lot of what we see around web 2.0 tools. See eLearning Portal Integration as one example of this. eLearning Technology.

Top 9 Posts You May Have Missed

Tony Karrer

While it talks in terms of SharePoint, really the patterns described relate to all different types of tools. #2 A long, lost blog post that needs to be revisited. A search tool other than Google that I use, when and why. 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.

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Social Learning Objects - Flash Cards

Tony Karrer

And I would suggest that there are a couple of interesting implications: Web-Based, Niche Authoring Tools I've claimed for a while (see Authoring in eLearning 2.0 / Add-ins & Mash-ups and Incredibly Cool! Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development ) that the age of desktop / installed heavy authoring tools are going to lose out to web-based authoring tools that focus on particular niches and allow composition.

Skimming and Learning Design

Tony Karrer

One of the common themes on my blog is the world we live in with availability of trillions of web pages, millions of people, and thousands of tools, has meant a significant and continuous change in our work literacy. 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.

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) 26) Web 2.0 Applications in Learning (24) Free - Web 2.0

Trends in Learning

Tony Karrer

Training Method Trends suggests that social learning tools are beginning to take off. And surveys such as Web 2.0 There's considerable discussion throughout my blog around topics that relate to social / informal / learning 2.0: 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:

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Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

Tony educates individuals, businesses and organizations on social media, web 2.0 tools and the associated methods and skills. 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. Tony is a great evangelist for web 2.0 – I’m pumped to use more Excellent!

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. Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 How can you design with these new tools if you don't understand them? Web 2.0 represents a whole mind shift, not just a set of tools.

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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. Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 How can you design with these new tools if you don't understand them? Web 2.0 represents a whole mind shift, not just a set of tools.

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Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

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. I personally would bet against training as publisher of formal learning in the long-term. The safe bet is for them to build things that are closer to existing eLearning solutions.

Lead the Charge?

The Learning Circuits

You need to experience the tools they'll be using in the 21st century, developing your own networks in parallel with your students. So, if we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 Catherine Lombardozzi - The short answer is yes The E-Learning Curve - Web 2.0 I'm trying something a little different this month.