The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. remains a contested label for new and emergent properties that are found on the Web.

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Learning pathways

Learning with 'e's

Hase and Kenyon contextualise heutagogy with reference to complexity theory, and suggest a number of characteristics including 'recognition of the emergent nature of learning' and 'the need for a living curriculum'. The advent of social media, mobile communications and digital media facilitate large, unbounded personal learning networks that mimic the characteristics of rhizomes. Folksonomy heutagogy education knowledge learning school rhizome

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Building Your Upskilling Strategy: Data vs. People


Institute for the Future lists 10 skills and six drivers: extreme longevity, the computational world, super-structured organizations, the rise of smart machines and systems, a new media ecology, and the globally connected world.

LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

The need and pressure to learn continually, coupled with limited time available to learn, make new digital media viable for professional development. Basic goal: make learning more effective through new media. Current definitions: Microlearning emerges from microcontent. It relies on human-to-human interaction and interaction with Internet media. folksonomy rather than standardization. Relies on interaction with internet media.

Data, People, or Something In Between: Clearing Your Path to Career Mobility


Institute for the Future lists 10 skills and six drivers: extreme longevity, computational world, super structured organizations, the rise of smart machines and systems, new media ecology, and globally connected world. As new data emerges, it’s easy to adjust skills and plans as needed.

Learning theories for the digital age

Learning with 'e's

Do we need them to describe and frame what is currently happening in an age where everyone is as connected as they wish to be, where social media are the new meeting places, and where mobile telephones are pervading every aspect of our lives. How can we for example describe learning activities such as blogging, social networking, crowd sourced learning, or user generated content such as Wikipedia and YouTube using older theories?

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

A social media consumer, HBS professor, MIT research scientist, and author, McAfee focuses on how emergent social software platforms are benefiting enterprises, and how smart organizations and their leaders are making effective use of them to share knowledge, inspire innovation, and enable decision making. What might a PKM program in your organization look like, and how can it leverage social networking tools?

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