The Half-Life of Knowledge Workers

The E-Learning Curve

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LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

Microlearning – the learning that results from “micro” content published in short form and limited by the software and devices used to view it – offers alternatives to traditional development methods for workers who deal with web-based information as part of their job. Specifically focusing on OTJ skills & knowledge. Current definitions: Microlearning emerges from microcontent. Focused on knowledge workers–people who use digital info in their jobs.

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ASTD TechKnowledge

Tony Karrer

Session Hopping a Practical Guide General Session - New Work Literacies and E-Learning 2.0 Thursday, 01/29/2009 8:00AM - 9:00AM Over the past 20 years, there has been an explosion of information sources, greatly increased accessibility of experts and expertise around the world, and new tools emerging every day. These changes are continuously transforming the landscape for knowledge work. We will look over the shoulder of a modern knowledge worker using e-learning 2.0

Adaptive Thinking, Deliberate Practice, and Complexity

ID Reflections

E.g., rarely occurring emergencies can be exercised frequently in deliberate practice. Work vs play : Characteristically, deliberate practice feels more like work and is more effortful than casual performance. Now the question remains, how will this help knowledge workers deal with complex and chaotic challenges that are unprecedented?

Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

In this post, I wanted to capture some of the patterns of use of SharePoint that seem to be emerging. Using SharePoint before, during and after courses This typically takes the form of sharing best practices, code examples, templates, links; posting announcements; having discussions; showing calendar items; supporting student profiles; supporting student project work; sharing notes, documents; providing course content. I've been having fabulous conversations about using SharePoint.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers Web 2.0 Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. -

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

ASTD 101

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? Charles: I see these shifts in learning as being driven not only by re-thinking the process of learning and development and by emerging technologies, but also by fundamental changes in the world of work.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

He also knows ‘what works’ in the world of strategic talent. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? Factors such as changing organisational structures and evolving work practices are important drivers. They will work in a much more integrated way with their stakeholders.

Learning for the 21st Century

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Unprecedented changes in the role of the worker, the nature of business, the pace of innovation, the importance of intangibles, the explosion of information, and the shift from a manufacturing to a service economy have rendered traditional corporate learning obsolete. Learning is the process of figuring out how the world works. It’s a dog’s breakfast of acquiring skills, information, knowledge, savoir faire, and more. THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORK.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Strategy (15) PWLE Not PLE - Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning (15) Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools (14) Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis (13) Test SCORM Courses with an LMS (13) 90-9-1 Rule aka 1% Rule in Collaborative Environments (13) Social Conference Tools - Expect Poor Results (13) Instruction eLearning 2.0 June 1, 2008 was when Work Literacy Launched. It's quite an experience to have a work group edit a project status document real-time.

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Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

But there was another significant trend in the answers… Learning and Work Converge In a world where Knowledge Work and Learning is Inseparable , finding ways to support and improve work is the same as finding ways to support and improve learning. Jay Cross in Ten Years After puts it: In a knowledge society, learning is the work. Who in an organization is responsible for supporting and improving work?

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Working smarter is the key to sustainability and continuous improvement. Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable. The accelerating rate of change in business forces everyone in every organization to make a choice: learn while you work or become obsolete. The infrastructure for working smarter is called a workscape. It’s not a separate function so much as another way of looking at how we organize work.

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2008 in retrospect

Jay Cross

Next year, I intend to start making the world a better place, and that’s going to take more oomph, focus, and work with others. Reality emerges from the interaction of complex adaptive systems; the future is unpredictable; nothing is certain. Knowledge workers have replaced factory workers. Shareholders owned the factories, but workers own their minds. Give workers the resources and challenge them to do what’s required.

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