Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation with Patrick Randolph from TalkWheel about different kinds of asynchronous conversation models that are emerging and how they might fit into broader eLearning Initiatives. There are some new tools emerging that have a different take.

Can Micro-Learning Help Stressed, Unmotivated Learners?

Bottom-Line Performance

If we don’t discipline ourselves to ignore email, disconnect from instant messaging, or mute our phones, we can be distracted every few minutes all day long every day. emerging trends and technologies Learning Design Learning Research Learning Trends micro learning sharon boller

Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support


Encourage peer learning: Learning is a social process and the best results are reaped when there are ample opportunities for peer interaction. This will provide the true impact of learning and also reveal training needs as and when they emerge.

The Work-Life Balance Myth

Tom Spiglanin

The previous decade had been marked by the emergence of phrases like, “faster, better, cheaper,” and “doing more with less,” spurred by an influx of technology and other services that also stimulated longer working hours.

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Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug

Tony Karrer

Selling learning communities or social learning or anything other than formal learning / training is hard because we find ourselves using the language of learning or learning community.

Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

Sharing is an act of learning and can be considered your responsibility for the greater social learning contract. I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer. In a few seconds, it reduced my 116-page manuscript to 10 items.

Making Sense of the World

Jay Cross

The process of seeking out and sharing meaning is a responsibility of enlightened social citizenship. Skypechat, for instant messaging and discussion with my peers at Internet Time Alliance. I share my take on things in conversations, both in person and in social networks.

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Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Here are jobs, tasks, and roles in emerging Enterprise 2.0, Collaborative and Social Networking Systems. tool and is positioned as a champion, e.g. Wiki, Blog, Second-Life, social media, etc. Social Media Specialist - converts content into short, enticing, provocative, rapid, instant media with the likes of YouTube , e.g. CommonCrafts presentation and Institute of Social Research. This is done real-time, daily, and fed to members instantly.

E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

Includes social-networking sites, video-sharing sites, wikis, blogs, mashups and folksonomies.

The song remains the same

Learning with e's

Sometimes several hours ahead of the major media channels - instant messages, texting and other live networking has raised our awareness that there are riots on the streets of Iran, or that a major incident is happening somewhere in the world.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. Here’s a mid-2003 article from an internal newsletter from Deloitte: Social Software: Get Affiliated. Social Software: Get Affiliated.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

In this 2011 edition, we added a more lucid description of workscapes, streamlined the social learning chapter, updated the cheat sheets, and included a glossary. Facility for online discussion, instant messaging, video conferencing. EMERGENCE 74. Social Learning.

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Internet Time Alliance: what’s in a name?

Jay Cross

The story is documented in eLearn Magazine : Several years ago Jay Cross (lead author of this article) realized that while he championed social learning in books and conferences, he did most of his work in solitary. We settled into a routine of weekly conversations on Skype, an instant messaging discussion board, and a conferencing system that lets us see one another in real time. When someone asked where the name Internet Time Alliance came from, this is what I told them.

Connected Cultures

Learning with e's

This is the fourth and final part of the Introduction for the forthcoming book 'Connected Minds, Emerging Cultures', which will be published later this year. The final chapter in this volume is entitled ‘Imagined Worlds, Emerging Cultures’.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Gin System

Learning Visions

Answers can be sent view email or text message. Files can be password protected Discussion Boards In August, Gin Premiere is launching with new features, including instant messaging, a "whos online" feature, skinning features, and the ability to upload pictures with your profile. A preschool has signed up -- they liked the text messaging option as a way to globally broadcast messages. Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee)

Mark Oehlert

platforms -- blogs, wikis, etc. -- and all of a sudden a crop ofnew channel technologies -- email, instant messaging, text messaging-- became available.

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

Google, Google Scholar, and Wikipedia for homework, the school’s VLE/LMS, instant message, text, profile on a social networking service like Facebook or MySpace.). Neomillennial User Experience Design Strategies: Utilizing social networking media to support “always on” learning styles. Emerging Technologies and Distributed Learning. Here are the slides from an online session I did yesterday on Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace.