Knowledge Workers Vs Wisdom Workers

Growth Engineering

There’s something that knowledge workers haven’t yet mastered, however: emotional intelligence. Enter the ‘Wisdom Worker!’. The post Knowledge Workers Vs Wisdom Workers appeared first on Growth Engineering. Company Culture eLearning Social Learning Uncategorized Intellectual Capital knowledge worker LMS wisdom workerThis is fast becoming a huge capital in business.

5 characteristics of how Knowledge Workers like to learn at work

Jane Hart

From the results of the Learning in the Workplace survey and my analysis of how smart workers use social media to work and learn today, 5 key characteristics of how Knowledge Workers like to learn at work have emerged.â?¦ Collaboration Social learning

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From “knowledge worker” to “learning worker”: what this means for an organisation

Jane Hart

Work is changing, and as a consequence Jacob Morgan believes that one of the principles of the future employee (see infographic to the left) will be the shift from being a “knowledge worker” to being a “learning worker” ‘Knowledge is a commodity, to be the smartest person in the room all you need is a smartphone. Social learning

Constructivism 6: Social Learning

The E-Learning Curve

One of the primary conditions of knowledge working is the social learning aspect. Knowledge workers can learn by collaborating with their peers with similar skill sets and in project teams which require knowledge workers from different disciplines to cooperate in the implementation of solutions. Continue Reading → The post Constructivism 6: Social Learning appeared first on E-Learning Curve Blog.

Social Learning: what actually is it?

Jane Hart

Following my last post Social Learning: Are you starting from the right place , I was asked to explain what “social learning” actually is in an organizational context. If you haven’t yet come across The New Social Learning book (by Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham), this is a must-read. It acknowledges that learning happens with and through other people, as a matter of participating in a community, not just by acquiring knowledge.”

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

What it is to be a “learning worker” (an interview)

Jane Hart

Earlier today I was interviewed by Gina and Taylor for the June 2015 event of the iSpring Solutions Leadership Series, on the topic of From “knowledge worker” to “learning worker”. Social learningHere are the questions they asked me, and my answers – which I thought were worth sharing on my blog. Q1 – You recently wrote a post titled, […].

Continuous learning : it’s a mindset not a technology or product

Jane Hart

In this fast-moving world, we constantly need to learn new stuff. In the workplace, this is particularly important, as I showed in an earlier blog post, where Jacob Morgan talks of the future employee moving from “knowledge worker” (knowing stuff) to “learning worker” (learning new stuff). So how can organisations support continuous learning at work? Social learning

Google Buzz and Social Learning: Connect the Dots

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Yet others feel email-centric knowledge-workers will tiptoe into social networking through Buzz. I want to learn your ideas on how Buzz can help in social learning - if at all. Now, the deafening Google Buzz is here. It resides right inside Gmail, requires no separate account, and makes it easy to share your pictures, links, videos and updates with your Gmail contacts.

How to build a learning worker mindset

Jane Hart

In a previous post here, From “knowledge worker” to “learning worker”: what this means for an organisation I’ve written about the concept of a “learning worker” that Jacob Morgan believes is one of the 7 principles of the future employee. Knowledge is a commodity, to be the smartest person in the room all you need is a smartphone. Social learning

Introducing the Connected Knowledge Lab

Jane Hart

Helping Knowledge Workers take charge of their professional lives and careers in the post-job economy. Social learning Find out more about what this means in this slideset or read the full text version beneath it.â?¦ ¦ [.].

Modernising the L&D function: From learning gatekeeper to learning concierge

Jane Hart

I have written a lot about how knowledge workers are using the Social Web to organise their own learning and performance support and how this is changing the face of workplace learning such that the new role of Traning & Development (T&D) will be to support these new ways of self-organised learning. Social learning

Supporting continuous learning and performance improvement – a vital new area of work

Jane Hart

In my previous post I showed that an analysis of how Knowledge Workers like to learn at work suggests that L&D departments should consider working more closely with people managers to support the continuous development and performance improvement of their people – both in teams and individually.â?¦ Social learning

From creating content to building new connected workplace skills – this is the NEW work for learning professionals

Jane Hart

Over the last few years I have been observing (as well as writing about) three significant things that are happening in the context of workplace learning: An increasing number of knowledge workers are finding their own solutions to their individual and team learning and performance problems on the Social Web – and in doing so [.]. Social learning

Shifting from Trainer to Community Manager

Bottom-Line Performance

But where does this leave the learning and development department? Much maligned after years of instructor led training, powerpoint presentations, and “click next” eLearning courses, it’s time for Learning and Development to step up. After all, knowledge is one of the only renewable resources we have, and knowledge workers need to constantly replenish their supply of it. They are the Encyclopedia Britannica, the keeper of knowledge.

Work Literacy of Social Learning Implementors

Vignettes Learning

The discussions are very helpful in formulating my thoughts on the issues of social learning tools, technologies and impacts on performance. The areas I am often asked is: "How do we use social learning and networking to improve performance at work?" What is the role of the leader, trainer and manager in implementing the social learning process? Social learning is focused on interactions of users.

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Designing a Learning & Performance Portal

Living in Learning

Moments of need are either triggered by an issue or challenge where the knowledge worker is confronted with either remembering what/how to do something and then are forced to rely upon recall knowledge. Where we would like to be is giving them an efficient resource where reference knowledge is readily accessible.

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PKM and Online Communities Workshops

Jane Hart

Here are the details of two upcoming workshops and one free webinar at the Social Learning Centre. Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) Workshop. If you are a knowledge worker then this workshop can give you a head start in better managing what you know and where to find it so you can get things done. PKM Social learning Webinar workshops21 January – 15 February 2013. Led by Harold Jarche.

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Workplace Learning: The Individual’s Perspective

Jane Hart

A few weeks ago I published a series of posts that looked at how you learn a work and how you can support these different ways of learning. This was a very L&D-centric view of workplace learning, with training at the centre and the outer – and larger – concentric circles containing the other ways of learning at and for work. In this post, however, I want to consider the Individual’s Perspective of Workplace Learning. Social learning

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management

Jane Hart

If you want to grow as a person and a worker and if you want to gain skills that will help you take that next step in your career, you’ll probably have to learn those skills on your own. “ This is a quote from a recent article in Lifehacker, Three ways to learn something new. Acquiring new knowledge and skills – e.g. in webinars, online workshops, MOOCs, and through videos and screencasts, etc. Social learning

From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”

Jane Hart

Social technologies now play a big part in everything we do, and it is quite clear that many knowledge workers use a variety of social tools and networks not only to help them get work done, but also to learn efficiently while on the job. We also know that this informal, social learning accounts for 80% or more of how people learn in the workplace, so it is not something to be dismissed as irrelevant or trivial. Social learning

The key to informal learning is autonomy

Jane Hart

Jay Cross, the author of the 2007 seminal book, Informal Learning, Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance , recently wrote a blog post in which he explained that although there has been a lot of talk about “informal learning” in the last five years, there has been very little action. He writes: “I thought I had made a sound business case for investing more in informal learning, but few organizations changed their ways.

10 resources that I found valuable in January 2013

Jane Hart

It’s partly a creature of collaborative technologies, such as email, instant messages, Web-based conferencing, internal social networks and so on. ” 2 - Design is hacking how we learn , frog. “When Taylor started working, nine out of ten people were manual workers. Today, nine out of ten people are knowledge workers. The world of learning and development has also changed. ” Social learning

I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

When I started using Twitter for my professional growth and development, I didn’t realize that I was also starting to build my personal learning network. I simply found myself tweeting at a learning and development conference using its hashtag and others began connecting with me. I hadn’t yet recognized the value of connectedness , but knew immediately that I was learning from each of these encounters. I even gave it my own name: “On-fire learning.”

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Bob Little is a writer , commentator and publicist who works globally, specializing in the corporate online learning industry. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. There’s lots to be learned! Cloud-based learning.

10 resources I enjoyed in February 2013

Jane Hart

It’s 2013, not 1950, the year the number of manufacturing workers reached its peak in the US.” ” Self-organized learning. “Sugata is inviting parents and teachers everywhere to set-up a Self-Organized Learning Environment by downloading the SOLE toolkit and creating their own SOLE environments.” ” Take a look at the SOLE Toolkit , which offers a framework and suggestions for supporting self-organised learning in school-age children.

Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning

Learnnovators

We are fortunate to be living in this most exciting time in history, where we are seeing the evolution not just of learning as a concept, but also of learners and their preferences. Learning is changing dynamically in our schools, colleges and universities. We couldn’t agree more with Haruki Murakami that “The most important thing we learn at school is the fact that the most important things can’t be learned at school.” We must learn to be creative.

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FamilarLand

Jay Cross

My professional interest is shifting to helping knowledge workers learn and flourish without training. There are millions of harried people out there who don’t appreciate that learning is a skill that you can get better at. Thinking about learning from the learner’s point of view is different from looking on it as a learning executive or instructional designer. Increasing border crossings will boost organizational knowledge.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 2

Tom Spiglanin

In Part 1 of this series I wrote about how, despite a lot of smart people calling for changes in the role of Learning and Development* (L&D) for years, not much has changed. The changes aren’t being driven by executive decree, new approaches, or demands from workers. As organizations undergo this transformation, they will fundamentally change the way their people interact with work-related data, information, and knowledge.

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Twitter Digest for 2011-05-12

Jane Hart

Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer [link] – includes my age model of formal social learning design #. RT @ thoughtfarmer : Social intranets: Not just for knowledge workers [link] #. Introducing Share&Learn [link] #. Using live blogging to enhance the learning experience [link] via @ guardian #. Tweet. A new kind of computer: Chromebook [link] #.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Strategies: As part of a blended learning strategy.

Knowledge Sharing: Why it Makes Organizations More Successful

Docebo

Knowledge in an organization is often hidden and hard to access when needed. Find out how knowledge sharing makes organizations more successful. Knowledge sharing sounds like a concept which “just happens” within organizations, but it’s not always the case. You might think your high performers or managers help other workers by passing on information to achieve their tasks, or that formal training courses are teaching the right skills.

The Inimitable Jay Cross

ID Reflections

Apart from the fact that I was totally in awe and had to muster the courage to go and speak with him, I think I was expecting a serious individual, the distinguished author of many books who had coined the term “e-learning” and led the thinking in the field of learning. My introduction to Jay had been through his book Informal Learning. Needless to say, it had become my bible to understand what social learning is and could be in the context of workplace learning.

Pearson Partners with mLevel to Increase Student Engagement in Business Education

mLevel

Partnership Integrates Learning Games With Business Course Content to Produce Higher Retention. Pearson today announced an exclusive partnership in the Business Higher Education sector with mLevel, which develops programs that enhance learning through interactive, game-based experiences, to increase student engagement in business education courses. mLevel’s game-based learning technology leverages leaderboards, badges and social learning interactions to help keep students motivated.