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. Luckily all of the requirements that Mohamed cites apply equally well to a PWLE.

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Using SharePoint

Tony Karrer

The reality is that what we did on the Work Literacy course or what I did for my Collaborative Learning Course could easily be supported by the various types of web parts within SharePoint. Using SharePoint for Work Team or Communities of Practice (CoP) Collaboration Outside of any particular formal learning, many training organizations are using SharePoint to support work teams. I've been having fabulous conversations about using SharePoint.

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Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis

Tony Karrer

Adler's recent article - Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0 The article is definitely worth a read, and it got me to finally write about what I see as a crisis in corporate learning. Impact How does this impact the world of learning organizations and corporate learning functions (training organizations)? Consider the following: Corporate learning functions today act like a publisher / distributor. John Seely Brown and Richard P.

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

Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. So as you read this, keep in mind that Stephen was primarily talking about technology that can support a Formal Learning Event that heavily leverages Informal / Social Learning as it's primary mechanism. Training Modalities Stephen tells us at the outset: Online learning today is beginning to be dominated by developments in games, simulations and related technologies.