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Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR). Join us on this exciting journey as we engage with thought leaders and learning innovators to see what the future of our industry looks like. As the Senior Partner of Bob Little Press & PR , you have been providing business-to-business public relations (PR) services to many organizations in the ‘learning’ and ‘learning technologies’ industry for years.

Employee Empowerment—How It’s Done and Why You Should Care

Vitalyst

In a 1999 California Management Review article, Peter Drucker—who is widely regarded as the “father of modern management”—stated that the most important contribution management will need to make in the 21st century will be increasing the productivity of knowledge workers. For that, he argued, organizations must view and treat knowledge workers as “assets” rather than “costs.” To be productive, knowledge workers must be seen and treated as assets rather than costs.

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Pearson Partners with mLevel to Increase Student Engagement in Business Education

mLevel

Recap from: PRWeb’s Press Release. Through the partnership, Pearson’s Introduction to Business course content will be integrated with Learning Games, powered by mLevel’s gamification technology, which is proven to produce higher retention than traditional instruction. Our new partnership with mLevel accelerates innovation in the Business curriculum in a number of ways. Yarbrough, assistant professor, Business & Technology Division, Delgado Community College.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

The latter talks about the impact that the changing nature of technology is having on us. As technological capability increases, the cloud becomes pervasive, and the power of social and mobile become progressively evident, these will transform the way we function. Over the next two decades we can expect the knowledge of the world to be digitalised, with an exponential rise in user-generated content, "wise-crowd" application and open innovation applications."

Selling Social Media for Learning: ASTD Big Question

Kapp Notes

Address a Business Need The most important element in communicating the value of Social Media is to solve a pressing business need. If you try to sell the use of social media as a technology play, it will not work. Address the need to share knowledge over distances or the value of timely information to sales tactics, don't focus on the technology. Rename Instead of social media call it "Knowledge Media." Read about it in the entry Diffusions of Innovations.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development. Organizations are just beginning to use social media technologies and few are using the social learning technologies available in their LMSs. Document and share: learners should be actively creating rather than consuming knowledge. For knowledge management.

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

In a nutshell, my main points: The “younger” generation (&# millennials&# born in the 80s-90s) are not [automatic] masters of technology and often use a limited range of technologies (i.e., When the “younger” generation goes to work, their expectations are influenced more by prior educational experiences than use of technology outside an educational setting. Your exposure to technology defines how tech savvy you are, not your age. Educational Technology Systems, Vol.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Workers who know more get more accomplished. Most of what we learn, we learn from other people — parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, playmates, cousins, Little Leaguers, Scouts, school chums, roommates, teammates, classmates, study groups, coaches, bosses, mentors, colleagues, gossips, co-workers, neighbors, and, eventually, our children. I tell them they need to go beyond dumb technology. Innovating in the face of change. Knowledge Creation.

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Jay Cross's Informal Learning

In the information age, innovation is the competitive advantage. Bob Metcalfe, the inventor of Ethernet and founder of 3Com, said that however much hype you’ve heard about the web – the best thing since sliced bread or the printing press or sex or fire – whatever you’ve heard is simply not enough to describe what’s going on. As the MIT Media Lab’s Nicholas Negroponte said, “Incrementalism is the greatest enemy of innovation.”. Technology is not the driver here; people are.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Facebook Press Room. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010 With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? If there was a perfect assessment system, someone could just prove what they know, regardless of how they gained the knowledge. How valuable is their knowledge to the rest of the organization?

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - eLearning Technology , July 13, 2010 I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. As authors of Disrupting Class, a useful manifesto on how innovation will change “the way the world learns&#. Augmented Reality for Learning - eLearning Technology , July 26, 2010 A colleague just asked me if I knew anyone who was using Augmented Reality for learning. eLearning Technology. Innovation.

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