Knowledge Workers and the Corporate Learning Environment

The E-Learning Curve

The 21st century corporate learning environment is an ecosystem of services, tools, technologies, and processes that support knowledge workers. Continue Reading → The post Knowledge Workers and the Corporate Learning Environment appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

The Half-Life of Knowledge Workers

The E-Learning Curve

I'm discussing the current role of knowledge workers, how it's changing, and will propose a definition for a new type of digital worker that's emerging Continue Reading → The post The Half-Life of Knowledge Workers appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

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Social Media for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

tools to improve your performance as a knowledge worker. This was a major reason that I started down the path with Work Literacy. That said, I thought it would be worthwhile for me to collect a few of the resources that provide good starting points that can help Knowledge Workers improve their performance using Social Media. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Constructivism in Workplace Learning and Development

The E-Learning Curve

Constructivist-based workplace learning and development addresses the demands of the real world. Continue Reading → The post Constructivism in Workplace Learning and Development appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Knowledge Work Learning Environment Workplace Learning Constructivism corporate learning environment holistic learning knowledge worker learning curve organizational development organizational learning workplace learning

Workplace Learning: Developing Effective Teams

The E-Learning Curve

One of the key functions of the corporate learning environment must be to support the development of individual expertise to create effective team performance. Continue Reading → The post Workplace Learning: Developing Effective Teams appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

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Workplace Learning: Mental Maps – Theory in Practice

The E-Learning Curve

Much of the real-world job of the knowledge worker is more concerned with problem setting then problem solving. Continue Reading → The post Workplace Learning: Mental Maps – Theory in Practice appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Constructivism Experiential Learning Knowledge Work Workplace Learning Argyris constructivism.

PWLE Not PLE - Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning

Tony Karrer

Flexibility and extensibility Web browser platform Aggregation/Mashups Ease of use Several thoughts jumped out at me: The concept of a Personal Learning Environment (PLE) exists, but actual PLEs only exist as theoretical combinations of skills, methods and tools. The concept of a Personal Learning Environment Framework gets it even farther from some actual system. But, too much structure is not going to work.

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Horizontal Learning

Tony Karrer

Horizontal technologies for learning. These technologies are supposedly designed for learning but that is not true. The concept of Learning Management System (LMS) was wrongly named. No student would use the current so-called learning environments during their worktime or freetime. In 2006 I was at EC-TEL where Scott Wilson asked the audience full of educational technology specialists, "how many of you use a LMS for your personal learning?”.

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Formal Learning All the Way.Baby

Kapp Notes

There has been a lot of talk about formal vs. informal learning in the educational blogosphere and when it comes right down to it, formal learning is the most effective. When lives are on the line, the learning process is studied, calculated and formalized to a degree of realism as close to 100% as possible. The fidelity between the environment in which the performance is required and the environment in which it is trained and practiced is extremely high.

Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

Using SharePoint before, during and after courses This typically takes the form of sharing best practices, code examples, templates, links; posting announcements; having discussions; showing calendar items; supporting student profiles; supporting student project work; sharing notes, documents; providing course content. But in discussions there were often distinctions based on what the work team or CoP expected. I've been having fabulous conversations about using SharePoint.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. - Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers Web 2.0 Applications in Learning Rethinking Learning Styles Understanding E-Learning 2.0

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eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. The Business Case for Measurement of Learning. Your Social Learning System As A Profit Center. Better Than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging E-Learning With Power Point. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009 How to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. New Skills for Learning Professionals - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2009.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

In this 2011 edition, we added a more lucid description of workscapes, streamlined the social learning chapter, updated the cheat sheets, and included a glossary. Working smarter is the key to sustainability and continuous improvement. Knowledge work and learning to work smarter are becoming indistinguishable. The accelerating rate of change in business forces everyone in every organization to make a choice: learn while you work or become obsolete.

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