Wikipedia’s 10th

Jay Cross

WikiPedia turned 10 years old today. It’s hard to imagine a more unlikely success story than Wikipedia. From the Welcome to Wikipedia booklet : Wikipedia is the largest encyclopedia in the world. Every month Wikipedia receives over 386 million unique visitors.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

A truly excellent article by Matt Thompson, titled An Antidote for Web Overload , addresses the reasons behind Wikipedia’s increasing replacement of traditional news sites as the go-to source for breaking news items.

Two innovations that have changed learning forever

Learning with e's

Earlier today in an interview for Sponge UK , I was asked the question: During your career in educational technology, what single innovation do you consider the most important? During that time I have seen a great number of innovations.

"Everyone remember where we parked."

Learning with e's

Where technology is concerned, it's important that we remember where we came from. The long evolution of communication technologies has brought us to the point where we now carry universal devices in our pockets. There are many reactions to disruptive innovation.

IBM Looks at Global Innovation

Kapp Notes

Recently, I got my hands on IBM's Global Innovation Outlook 2.0 In fact, you may want to check out a number of reports and ideas flowing at the IBM Innovation Web site. But getting back to the Global Innovation Outlook 2.0

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Soren Kaplan, Leapfrogging to Learning Breakthroughs and Innovation, Opening Keynote at #LSCon

Learning Visions

Soren Kaplan, Redefining Innovation: Harness the power of surprise for business breakthroughs. So how do we create breakthrough innovations? InNOvation. We need an element of surprise and uncertainty in order to innovate. Cool things they’ve done at Inuit: The innovation wall of fame. Not just product innovation. Ask: “what opportunities do we have to innovate?” The iPhone was 3 years in development (an eternity in technology

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Ever heard of Machine Teaching?

Coorpacademy

This article is part of our new Learning research and innovation series, offered by Coorpacademy in association with the EPFL’s (Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne, Switzerland) LEARN Center.

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Resistance is futile

Learning with e's

I'm fascinated by the psychology of educational technology. I enjoy learning about the ways people behave with technology, how they perceive technology, and how they use technology in teaching and learning. Such technologies are game changers.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

If the technology infrastructure does not enable internet connection and the only availability is mobile, then m-learning on a smartphone is workable and clearly acceptable. Innovators. When a vendor decided to add mediawiki to their LMS, so it looks exactly like Wikipedia, while everyone else uses some funky looking wiki.what happened? So, what are the next possible innovations a LMS can offer in their systems? The technology is saying it.

Innovations in e-Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I was invited to speak at the Innovations in eLearning conference last Thursday. Actually the technology used to give the presentation was what I remember the most: etoys (part of Squeakland.org ). You can simply Google his name to see his the many years of innovation he has pioneered in gaming. The simple answer is that because game developers are able to do what learning developers have not been able to do: utilize technology to engage, involve, and immerse a learner.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Gary has worked on three "Emerging e-Learning" reports Emerging E-Learning Technologies: Have looked at 52 emerging technologies. Now were into web 2.0 -- new technologies that werent there 10 years ago. Its a descending technology.

Me and Malcolm McLaren

Learning with e's

He was in a relationship with the avant garde fashion designer Vivienne Westwood , introduced fetish-wear, managed various punk rock bands including the Sex Pistols, and was agent provocateur and innovator in the art and music scenes for decades. This is the story behind that photograph.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

If the technology infrastructure does not enable internet connection and the only availability is mobile, then m-learning on a smartphone is workable and clearly acceptable. Innovators. When a vendor decided to add mediawiki to their LMS, so it looks exactly like Wikipedia, while everyone else uses some funky looking wiki.what happened? So, what are the next possible innovations a LMS can offer in their systems? The technology is saying it.

Giant leaps

Learning with e's

As we reflect back on this momentous achievement and what it has meant for humankind, we should also be grateful for the many innovations, scientific, engineering, medical and technical, that emerged as a direct or indirect result of the so called 'space-race'.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

Deploying social learning concepts and technologies as part of the learning mix is no longer an option, it’s a necessity. Social learning technologies now have a huge impact on a number of core enterprise processes, including recruiting, onboarding, training and developing talent.

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Ad - Comm - HR - Learning - Training = NOT innovation creators

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I've noticed a theme in my blog reading lately: Where does the innovation come from? I can't remember the blog to link to it, but it was an ad/marketing/business blog that talked about why none of the technology innovation in adverstising comes from madison avenue. these are the creative people, shouldn't we see more innovative stuff from them." And I mean that in the sense that learning isn't about technology any more that advertising is about technology.

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Evolving from Social Learning to Workforce-Centric Learning

CLO Magazine

Wikipedia’s definition of collaborative learning is, “a situation in which two or more people learn or attempt to learn something together.” Innovation and change are strongly tied to epidemics — a widespread occurrence of a particular phenomenon that substantially exceeds what was expected based on experience. Is it technology? It is the workforce that is evolving and the mechanism for delivery, consumption and sharing tied to innovation and change.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

Agencies Share Information By Taking a Page From Wikipedia : "Thats right, the Office of Management and Budget, where caution and precision rule, has embraced Wikipedia as a model, hosting an online place where federal officials can swap information and ideas outside traditional boundaries." Lucky for you theres some cool 3D technology coming out of Stanford called Make3D.

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Entrepreneur Camp for Instructional Designers: Teaching Disruption

Kapp Notes

Within the last few weeks, my colleague Mark Burke conducted an exciting and fun two day camp for our Instructional Technology students focused on helping instructional designers become entrepreneurs.

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Chind?gu, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and eLearning

Coffee and Design

In my last posting, I discussed Tina’s first part of her “Innovation Engine,” which was imagination and she shared that we should be actively reframing our problems (see last week’s post, Is there only one answer to the eLearning problems that you look at?

How can we get our clients to play the “What If” game?

Coffee and Design

Can we all agree that technology can sometimes be a double-edged sword? Some technology can cause people to lose their job because it is replaced by technology. Although, some technology can make new jobs possible. Innovation changes the world.

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Jay Cross Memorial Award - 2017

Performance Learning Productivity

Marcia was an early leader in the movement for individual and social learning, and an innovator. When we assemble all that is going on at the edges of culture, technology, and (dare I say) business, we find a wildly hopeful view of the future.

Good morning Barcelona!! Jim Groom at #EDEN15

Learning with e's

Among other things, Jim Groom is Director of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies and adjunct professor at the University of Mary Washington, USA. He spoke on EDUPUNK and the arrival of do-it-yourself learning where technology brought power to the individual.

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70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Performance Learning Productivity

However, the incorporation of technology into learning or training delivery has given blended learning a boost. It focuses on the ‘delivery channel’ - integrating technology with traditional face-to-face approaches and stretching the time available to spend learning.

Maker culture

Learning with e's

The recent Higher Education version of the Horizon Report highlights some interesting predicted trends for technology adoption. creator society education higher education Horizon Report 2014 learning maker culture Technology university user generated content

Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

technology users increased their revenue across internal relations, external relations and dealing with suppliers and other external partners by 13%. Wikipedia has 10,992,799 registered users, including 1,696 administrators.( Here are some interesting Web 2.0

Emergent Workplaces: Learning in the Networked World

ID Reflections

Setting the Context Here are two definitions from Wikipedia that captures the essence of Networked Learning: Networked learning is a process of developing and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way so as to support one another''s learning.

Did you know your employees are wasting 2 hours every day (and it’s not their fault)?

Axonify

Regardless of industry, business moves at breakneck speed and innovation is the name of the game. 2 hours NOT innovating and pushing your business forward. They haven’t been able to recreate familiar experiences like Google, Wikipedia or YouTube in our workplaces. Related Articles: The social economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies. 12 hour days. 50 hour weeks. It feels like we never have enough time to get everything done at work.

Did you know your employees are wasting 2 hours every day (and it’s not their fault)?

Axonify

Regardless of industry, business moves at breakneck speed and innovation is the name of the game. 2 hours NOT innovating and pushing your business forward. They haven’t been able to recreate familiar experiences like Google, Wikipedia or YouTube in our workplaces. Related Articles: The social economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies. 12 hour days. 50 hour weeks. It feels like we never have enough time to get everything done at work.

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

1 - The Wikipedia way of motivating your employees , Forbes, 6 February 2012. “As a business owner, if you can tap into the passion of your workforce the same way that Wikipedia taps into its army of unpaid volunteers, you can accomplish things that no amount of money can buy.”

Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?

Litmos

In 2010, according to Google trends,the term curation began to see significantly more interest, which seems on par considering the state of technology at the time, and my own experiences using tools like Flipboard, which launched in 2010.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

Here are two definitions from Wikipedia that captures the essence of Networked Learning: “ Networked learning is a process of developing and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way so as to support one another’s learning.

10 eLearning buzzwords you need to know!

eFront

The Tin Can API is a brand new learning technology specification that opens up an entire world of experiences (online and offline). Wikipedia) In other words mobile learning decreases limitation of learning location with the mobility of general portable devices. Wikipedia).

The Incredible Power of Design Thinking in Learning Design

Learnnovators

According to Wikipedia, design thinking stands for “ design-specific cognitive activities that designers apply during the process of designing. Designers have learned some powerful methods for arriving at innovative solutions.

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Training and Education for Millennials through Gamification

Your Training Edge

The millennial generation, otherwise known as Generation Y can further be defined by Wikipedia ( [link] ) as: “There are no precise dates for when Generation Y starts and ends. 85% of Millennials think their mastery of technology makes them faster than their older coworkers.

From atoms to bits

Learning with e's

The key theme in his 'the elusive technological future' speech, was that the future has already overtaken the music, advertising and publishing worlds, because they were completely unprepared for what was coming.

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Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The best aspects of the observed performances are emulated, and new ideas and innovations added. Innovation has always been a group activity. But why is video so much more effective at accelerating innovation than, say, print – or even eLearning?