Facilitating Knowledge Work #wolweek

Clark Quinn

In the course of some work with a social business agency, was wondering how to represent the notion of facilitating continual innovation. This representation emerged from my cogitations, and while it’s not quite right, I thought I’d share it as part of Work Out Loud week.

Knowledge Work Types

Tony Karrer

Several people have asked for some clarification on my definition of Concept Work and Concept Workers. To help clarify this and to begin thinking through implications for Work Literacy Skills , I went back through a couple of different sources. Thomas Davenport classifies Knowledge Work Types in Thinking for a Living: How to Get Better Performances And Results from Knowledge Workers using a variety of classifications. One was based on the complexity of the work.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

The unbearable lightness of knowledge working

The E-Learning Curve

Here’s an interesting article that’s been rattling around the web for a while now, but worth revisiting: according to Jared Sandberg at the WSJ – In the Information Age, so much is worked on in a day at the office… Continue Reading → The post The unbearable lightness of knowledge working appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. e-learning knowledge worker motivation organizational development

The unbearable lightness of knowledge working

The E-Learning Curve

Here’s an interesting article that’s been rattling around the web for a while now, but worth revisiting: according to Jared Sandberg at the WSJ – In the Information Age, so much is worked on in a day at the office… Continue Reading → The post The unbearable lightness of knowledge working appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. e-learning knowledge worker motivation organizational development

Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment

Tony Karrer

I've been reading a lot over the past few months around Personal Learning Environments and a lot of related material. world that included a post by Bill Ives - Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? adoption is getting folks to manage their personal knowledge and adopt practices like blogging for personal knowledge management (PKM) and personal learning.

7 Common Reasons for eLearning Course Drop-Outs

Your Training Edge

The benefits involved are significant and visible: flexibility, cost-effective, ability to learn from people who have already accomplished something big, and diverse multimedia content such as text, video, audio, and graphics that’ll improve the learner’s retention and study experience.

Social Learning in the Workplace 1

The E-Learning Curve

Workplace learning is bound within the organisational context: knowledge workers innovate solutions and social learning is a mechanism to do this. Continue Reading → The post Social Learning in the Workplace 1 appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Constructivism E-Learning Knowledge Work Workplace Learning knowledge work Social Constructivism social learning Vygotky workplace learning

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.

Is informal learning this year’s L&D Fortnight?

The E-Learning Curve

To bring learning opportunities to your workforce you’re going to have to look beyond the confines of the conference room for informal learning. Continue Reading → The post Is informal learning this year’s L&D Fortnight? appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Changes in Knowledge Work and Implications for Workplace Learning – The Keynote That Wasn't

Tony Karrer

The conference has a diverse attendee list and I was very much looking forward to my keynote presentation: Changes in Knowledge Work and Implications for Workplace Learning. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs I was supposed to be in Vancouver right now for the eLearn Conference.

Is informal learning this year’s L&D Fortnite?

The E-Learning Curve

To bring learning opportunities to your workforce you’re going to have to look beyond the confines of the conference room for informal learning. Continue Reading → The post Is informal learning this year’s L&D Fortnite? appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

The reality of knowledge work

The Learning Circuits

So I spent an hour doing knowledge work. It is easy to theorize about learning in the future. I installed a wireless home network this weekend, and it was a lot harder than I thought it should have been (three XP computers and a TiVo with new Linksys wireless stuff). I spent over an hour going online, Googling user groups, until I got what I needed to configure everything.

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

Knowledge Worker Problem-Solving Approach

The E-Learning Curve

Knowledge working is bound within the organizational context: knowledge workers use their skills and experience to innovate solutions to real-world problems Continue Reading → The post Knowledge Worker Problem-Solving Approach appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

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.

Teams 43

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.

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.

Workplace Elearning: Mindtools 1

The E-Learning Curve

Most e-learning replicates the worst features of face-to-face instruction. It may be cheaper to ‘deliver’ knowledge on the Internet, but not more effective. Continue Reading → The post Workplace Elearning: Mindtools 1 appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Knowledge Work Workplace Learning Constructivism e-learning Jonassen mindtools workplace learning

Thinking like a Knowledge Worker

The E-Learning Curve

Returning again to a topic I looked at recently, here's some insights to thinking like a knowledge worker Continue Reading → The post Thinking like a Knowledge Worker appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog. Knowledge Work Organizational Learning Workplace Learning approaches to learning constructivist learning e-learning knowledge worker mindmap performance enhancement

Social Learning in the Workplace 1

The E-Learning Curve

I believe that workplace learning is intimately bound within the organisational context: knowledge workers innovate solutions to real-world problems. Social Learning in the Workplace 1 is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning knowledge work Social Constructivism social learning Vygotky workplace learning

More Curious Learning

Learning Rebels

Curiosity is the gateway to learning. Those who are regular readers have heard me speak of this before in the the 5 Tips to Starting a Learning Rebellion . Here are a few great resources for debunking common learning myths – be curious, I dare you. Original Post here.

CLO 211

Constructivism 6: Social Learning

The E-Learning Curve

One of the primary conditions of knowledge working is the social learning aspect. Continue Reading → The post Constructivism 6: Social Learning appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Learned vs. Learners

ID Reflections

I have been deviating from the key themes of this blog, i.e., learning, performance, training and collaboration, for some time now. They are as much a part of me as all things learning. In the future too, I see this blog being intermittently peppered with posts unrelated to organizational learning but delineating experiences that are of personal import. With today’s post, I am back on the theme of learning and its impact on performance—personal and organizational.

Slow Learning – #change11

Clark Quinn

Our formal learning approaches too often don’t follow how our brains really work. For one, I like to ask myself “what would my ideal learning situation be?”. I also talked about this model as Layered Learning. That is, layering on learning across our life. Even the simple and well-documented matter of spaced learning is largely violated in most of the learning interventions we propagate. Other learning models are not static (c.f.

Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

Provided that learning and development leaders could and should have a central role in innovation, what is the chief learning officer’s responsibility? Another way of looking at innovation is that at its core it’s about learning. Thus, you’re learning.

Instructional Design 101: Six Rules for Writing

The E-Learning Curve

Following a series of posts on Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers, I'm about to embark on a major series of articles on the topic of Instructional Design. Continue Reading → The post Instructional Design 101: Six Rules for Writing appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…

Origin Learning

Organizations globally, irrespective of size, are concentrating on how to connect intellectual (knowledge), working (money), and human (talent) capital effectively so that efficiency drives growth and brings in economic gains to the stakeholders. How to make learning user friendly?

Revolution in Workplace Learning

Clark Quinn

Likely I (and others in Work Literacy ) will be doing similar workshops over the next few months. If you are interested, but can't attend this workshop, then you might want to go to Work Literacy and go to Services to state your interest. The workshop description is: A Revolution in Workplace Learning Tools such as blogs, wikis, social networks, social bookmarking, and RSS readers are revolutionizing formal and informal workplace learning.

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 processes have been formalized, in knowledge work, many of the processes are formalized. Realistic, formal learning events make a difference.

Conversation Learning

Clark Quinn

One of the questions being raised this week in the free, online course Work Literacy: Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals is how social networks impact personal learning. To me, this is a critical part of The New Skills for knowledge workers. And what I often cite as the biggest change in knowledge work skills over the past 20 years is the change in access to people. And I just learned about ning for the first time yesterday!

What to Expect from Learning and Development in 2017

CLO Magazine

The Financial Times-IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance has released its 2017 predictions for learning and development. Learning leaders should expect providers to have business impact metrics already built into their programs.

Revolution in Workplace Learning

Tony Karrer

Likely I (and others in Work Literacy ) will be doing similar workshops over the next few months. If you are interested, but can't attend this workshop, then you might want to go to Work Literacy and go to Services to state your interest. The workshop description is: A Revolution in Workplace Learning Tools such as blogs, wikis, social networks, social bookmarking, and RSS readers are revolutionizing formal and informal workplace learning.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

It’s always fun at the end of the year to go back and take a look at what you’ve been working on, what you’ve learned during the year. In June 2008, Work Literacy Launched. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. During the year, I’ve had fantastic conversations through LearnTrends around SharePoint , Examples and Tour of Different Kinds of eLearning , Social Learning , and the Business of Learning. Learning Event?

PWLE 106

Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

Published in Chief Learning Officer, August 2009. Informal Learning 2.0. Corporate approaches to learning have to change, as well. Organizations that don’t learn can’t keep up. It’s learn or die. Increasing customer loyalty though learning.

Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does: PART TWO

Jane Hart

Yesterday, in my first posting on this topic, I showed how “social learning” is not just about a new training trend or about adding social media into the “blend&# or acquiring the latest Social Learning Management System, but a fundamental change in how we need to view workplace learning.