Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape

Tony Karrer

Beth Griese - posted a response Is Learning 2.0 a long tail? to my post Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis. Beth tells us: I'm thinking of "topics" as anything that an organization's people would want to learn about for their jobs. I'm not limiting that to the "traditional means" training topics, but I do limit that to things that are job-related, which is why I think the tail has a limit.

Micro-Worlds, Micro-life Learning: The Big Phenomenon, (But Small) Social Networking

Vignettes Learning

I keep on going back to the same thesis which I started studying a few years back: "all learnings are micro."(See" See" 3-Minutee-Learning "2006) I am beginning to see correlations and movements of events that lead me to conclude and see even clearer what Chris Anderson talks about in "The Long Tail" and applied in the learning world. From a learning perspective, we can call this " Micro-life Learning."

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Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

In Learning, Extended Brain and Topic Hubs , I talked about the story behind the launch of Speaking Pro Central. Tony educates individuals, businesses and organizations on social media, web 2.0 He is author of the award-winning eLearning Technology blog, founder of Work Literacy , and creator of eLearning Learning. eLearning 2.0 Its good to hear of the solid business and learning applications for these technologies."

Trends in Learning

Tony Karrer

Someone was just asking me about the big trends in learning and the implications of those trends on corporate learning and development. So, here's a bit of a compilation of some of the things I've been talking about in my blog which points to some of the major trends in learning. And the risk is pretty severe as described in the Business of Learning. Training Method Trends suggests that social learning tools are beginning to take off. vs. Learning 2.0,

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100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. Understanding E-Learning 2.0 There are some very interesting changes going on in the world of e-learning that seem to have crept up on practitioners. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 Web 2.0: A New Wave of Innovation for Teaching and Learning? e-learning 2.0

2.0 and Interesting Times

Tony Karrer

Interesting post by Dan Pontefract where he provides definitions of some different "2.0" It's worth taking a look at some of these: Enterprise 2.0 Definition (via Andrew McAfee ): the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers HR & Org Implication: Enterprise 2.0 is the use of Web 2.0 It's really about the fact that learning and development leaders have an opportunity to embrace 2.0.