Folksonomies, memes and misunderstanding

Learning with e's

Taking issue with it in his blogpost he says: "A folksonomy loses its qualities as a folksonomy once you have someone 'organising' it, and will quickly become a taxonomy." Memes are units of information or ideas that are transmitted from mind to mind through speech, written word or, more than likely in the digital age, through a social network. Taxonomies are imposed, but folksonomies are democratic. In a folksonomy the content defines the community.

Building Your Upskilling Strategy: Data vs. People

Degreed

World Economic Forum, based on the McKinsey Global Institute, looks at five categories of skills: physical and manual skills, basic cognitive skills, higher cognitive skills, social and emotional skills, and technological skills.

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

Degreed

World Economic Forum, based on the McKinsey Global Institute, looks at five categories of skills: physical and manual skills, basic cognitive skills, higher cognitive skills, social and emotional skills, and technological skills.

Learning Solutions day 3: Saved the best for the last #LS2011

Challenge to Learn

We talked about social media and how it will affect learning, we talked about how to bring learning closer to the workplace, we discussed whether or not the role of an e-Learning professional would change from a writer to somebody who moderates and gathers information and then will structure and republish it. I believe for myself that social media and web 3.0 And if that is not enough they connected these two to Ontologies, Taxonomies, Folksonomies and controled vocabularies.

Next generation learning

Learning with 'e's

before social media) and Learning 2.0. is socially much richer and more participatory, and relies more on interaction with other learners than any previous learning approach. Social media are enabling learners everywhere to connect and work together with each other, forming convenient communities and networks of shared interest. was organised around taxonomies and content was largely expert generated, Learning 2.0

The architecture of learning

Learning with 'e's

Social tagging for example, is becomes increasingly stronger as people populate it with content and links. Bloom's taxonomy is also a framework that might be applied to underpin and explain the levels of activity that would ensue from Learning 1.0 The emergent properties of content organisation are folksonomies, and are the product of loose organised that is bottom-up rather than top-down. and can expect to see forms of learning and social interaction advancing as a result.

EDEN saw play.

Learning with e's

Tom Wambeke's (KATHO, Belgium) session entitled 'Educational Blogging: in search of a general taxonomy', concluded that folksonomies were less hierarchical and more appropriate measures of blogs. Deborah Everhart (Georgetown University, USA) followed, with a session on social bookmarking, using Blackboard MLE tools. Now I've had time to reflect upon the EDEN Conference in Napoli last week, I can report that it was a successful conference.

December's BIG QUESTION!!! Part I

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Podcasting, videocasting, Corporate YouTube, Tagging, folksonomies vs. taxonomies, social networking, are a few of the elements that make up the new ecosystem we called Learning2.0. What will you remember most about 2006? I've been planning my year in review post and just noticed THE BIG QUESTION. 2006 has been a GREAT year! I have several events to be remembered but most importantly 2006 will be remembered as the year of The Learning Triad: blogs, wikis, and RSS.