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.

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 See eLearning Portal Integration as one example of this. eLearning Technology.

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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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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.

Death of Magazines - Broader Deeper Coverage

Tony Karrer

I have a similar feeling about the limited value of these publications for me and it's something that I mention at most presentations I ever do on eLearning 2.0. The conference sessions I present on eLearning 2.0 In Disruptive Changes in Learning , I point to how the long tail of learning is addressed through alternative sources. How do you pursue opportunity in the long tail

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

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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

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: The whole problem is Long Tail Learning. vs. Learning 2.0,

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2.0 and Interesting Times

Tony Karrer

Interesting post by Dan Pontefract where he provides definitions of some different "2.0" It's worth taking a look at some of these: Enterprise 2.0 Definition (via Andrew McAfee ): the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers HR & Org Implication: Enterprise 2.0 is the use of Web 2.0 It's really about the fact that learning and development leaders have an opportunity to embrace 2.0.

Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

Tony educates individuals, businesses and organizations on social media, web 2.0 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! Browse eLearning Content

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

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 As learning professionals, not only do we have to come up to speed on the technologies, we have to develop a clearer understanding of how these 2.0

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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 As learning professionals, not only do we have to come up to speed on the technologies, we have to develop a clearer understanding of how these 2.0

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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? Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 I'm trying something a little different this month.

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.