Scope of Learning Responsibility

The Learning Circuits

Karl Kapp helped me with the March 2008 Big Question which is: What is the Scope of our Responsibility as Learning Professionals? One was a Chief Learning Officer panel discussion where it seemed that supporting informal learning or communities of practice was not something they were considering. All of this makes me wonder: Do educational institutions and corporate learning & development departments have responsibility for supporting Long Tail Learning?

Trends in Learning

Tony Karrer

Someone was just asking me about the big trends in learning and the implications of those trends on corporate learning and development. So, here's a bit of a compilation of some of the things I've been talking about in my blog which points to some of the major trends in learning. And the risk is pretty severe as described in the Business of Learning. Training Method Trends suggests that social learning tools are beginning to take off. vs. Learning 2.0,

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Learning 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

on learning. One of the more interesting aspects of this is that I've really changed and refined what I advise both audiences in terms of their learning 2.0 Seven Key Aspects of Learning 2.0 and Learning 2.0 You need to be prepared to apply learning 2.0 You need to be able to spot new kinds of opportunities that you might not have been involved in before (see Long Tail Learning ). In defense of the title - I still call it a Learning 2.0

Metalearning

Tony Karrer

I just got through reading Jay's post and article (with Clark Quinn) around Become a chief meta-learning officer – one of the hot list items from two weeks ago. CLOs will neither prosper nor even survive if they fail to take responsibility for the overall learning process within their organizations. Your charter as Chief Meta-Learning Officer is to optimize learning throughout the organization, not just in the pockets that once belonged to HR.

Online Coaching

Tony Karrer

Catherine Lombardozzi recent post Coaching informal learning sparked something for me around online coaching opportunities. In prior posts she identifies the following elements as being needed for informal learning strategy to be effective in the workplace: Motivation for learning. I completely agree with Catherine that we need to be thinking about how learners can get support for dealing with the complexities of informal learning.

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. Don't we have to conclude that learning professionals must be literate in these things? If so, then what should learning professionals do to become literate? And then shouldn't the learning organization become a driver for the organization?

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Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

One of the really cool things about eLearning Learning and Browse My Stuff is the ability of the system to determine hot topics or trends based on the content that is being brought together in topic hubs. For me, I’m still figuring out where twitter will fit - Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool. Hot Topic #2 - Social Media , Social Networks , Social Learning , and Informal Learning. Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning , April 9, 2009.

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

Just got through reading - Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - by Saul Carliner, who is a person I know, like and respect. He had me scratching my head about Long Live what? Long Live – is actually an important issue being raised through this discussion that I'll get to below… Let me start with the fact that Saul and his article made no attempt to directly engage with any of the "bloggers" who he so quickly lumps together and dismisses. How Do We Learn?

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The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Charles Jennings

Last month Tony Karrer wrote an very insightful piece on his eLearning Technology blog about the Business of Learning. Tony equated the challenges of the learning industry to those of the publishing industry. The same applies to the Learning industry. In fact, I wonder whether we’ll even call it a ‘learning industry’ in a few years time. With this in mind we need to focus on new ways of learning to support our organisations’ new ways of working.