Informal learning hot list for February 2009

Jay Cross

It beats threshing a barrage of chaff to locate the kernels of information you want. The Informal Learning Flow aggregator is beginning to take social signals into account. Hot List on Informal Learning. The myth of the concentration oasis. You can harness the same technology to focus searches for information. Informal Learning Flow and RSS and. Innovation Informal Learning Community Web 2.0

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User Assistance: Standard Gauge

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The  Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards , OASIS, approved the DITA standard in 2005, and although its adoption is growing, it is still nowhere near widespread in technical communication. by Tony Self    It doesn't quite sound believable, but it's true. In 21st Century Australia, there isn't a standard national rail gauge. Gauge is the gap between railway tracks.)

The Top 7 Gifts For An eLearning Professional: Our Christmas Wish List


For a more thorough look into this topic and to create impressive online videos, read this informative eBook ; ‘The Secret to Creating Great E-Learning Videos’. “What gift can you get for the eLearning professional who has everything?”. This is a valid question, right?

So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

The top posts from sources selected for Informal Learning Flow in the first six months of 2009: Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles - OReilly Radar , January 11, 2009. The myth of the concentration oasis - Mind Hacks , February 11, 2009. Ten years after - Informal Learning , January 10, 2009. Top informal learning items unearthed solely with social signals: An Unschooling Manifesto , April 25, 2009. The (changed) information cycle , April 17, 2009.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

The tools are democratizing the learning process (in the same way blogs did for information) and giving the capability to the front line people and removing the friction that the formal learning departments create.

Virtual Reality and Micro Learning: Ready. Set. Engage. - Tip #145

Vignettes Learning

In this story, people escape the harsh reality of the real world by entering into a virtual reality (VR) platform called OASIS. You could wear specially equipped smart glasses where the glasses display information regarding the things within your field of view, onto the lens.