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 talks about the implications of the Long Tail on Education. You can also look at getAbstract 's - Abstract on Anderson's The Long Tail. Where do our skills fit?

Leading Learning and New Skills

Clark Quinn

This month on the Learning Circuits Blog - I asked some very leading questions If we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. I'm personally out to change this, but we are a long way from being in a position to lead. Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 We need to develop our competencies, skills and comfort levels with these new tools. Perhaps this isn't a skill so much as an attitude.

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Leading Learning and New Skills

Tony Karrer

This month on the Learning Circuits Blog - I asked some very leading questions If we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. I'm personally out to change this, but we are a long way from being in a position to lead. Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 We need to develop our competencies, skills and comfort levels with these new tools. Perhaps this isn't a skill so much as an attitude.

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Knowledge Skills Mentoring Tips - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. Long Tail Blogging is Dying? Too Much Information or a Skills Gap - eLearning Technology , July 9, 2009. Learning Professionals - Skills 2.0 - Learning Circuits Big Question July 2009 - The E-Learning Curve , July 2, 2009. New Skills for Learning Professionals - Bozarthzone , July 4, 2009. New Skills for Learning Professionals - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2009.

Ep9: Up-skilling your workforce to future-proof your organization

Elucidat

In this week’s episode, we take a deep dive into the skills that companies must develop in order to keep up with change, why digital learning itself needs a change of pace to keep up with the learner, and how you can use xAPI to build new insights into performance.

2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank eLearning Portal Integration Data Driven Notable Topics for 2009 Work Skills and Knowledge Work Work Skills Keeping Up? Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool Tool Set 2009 Knowledge Work Types LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers SharePoint Using SharePoint SharePoint Examples SharePoint Fear and Loathing by Learning Professionals 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 Long Tail Long Tail Blogging is Dying?

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Outcomes-based activities that demonstrate the applicant’s knowledge and skills will become a component of best-practice recruitment. Content providers will wag the long tail. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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9 Critical Elements of Performance Improvement: Devlearn Session Recap

bozarthzone

The long tail of performance improvement We expected that Kent would return to work in about 6 weeks. Discussion: The long tail of performance improvement. Allow for the graduation of a skill.

Skimming and Learning Design

Tony Karrer

This also means that a key skill is develop better memory methods that help us individually deal with the fact that we are skimming more stuff and will have an ever increasing need to quickly get back to it. No one will sit through long detailed pieces of information.

Learning Responsibility

Tony Karrer

First, my earlier posts Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis and Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape lay out that I believe the space in which Corporate Learning (and realistically all learning professionals) operates is changing such that unless they look at providing Long Tail Learning, they will be a continually smaller part of the overall information landscape. The big question for March 2008 is - Scope of Learning Responsibility?

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Outcomes-based activities that demonstrate the applicant’s knowledge and skills will become a component of best-practice recruitment. Content providers will wag the long tail. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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Top 9 Posts You May Have Missed

Tony Karrer

A long, lost blog post that needs to be revisited. 6 - Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis Newspapers are failing by the day. As work continually moves towards concept work demand for publishing will decrease and enabling tools, providing support and providing skills training will increase. The fat end of the long tail and the loss of attention is a critical issue that I'm not sure we are really ready to come to grips with.

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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. It's the set of methods, skills, tools that I use to perform my day-to-day knowledge work activities where I acquire information, knowledge, etc.

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How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a bit of a chimera – they have the head of instructor-led training, the body of traditional e-learning, and the long tail of social media. and “Do employees have the necessary technological skills to complete the course?”. MOOCs are well suited to both hard skills and soft skills training, but the type of course may differ. on presentation skills, public speaking, etc.).

Learning 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

You need to be able to spot new kinds of opportunities that you might not have been involved in before (see Long Tail Learning ). strategy needs to be getting learning professionals in the organization ready to Leading Learning and Help Them Acquire New Skills. The good news is that instructional designers and performance consultants have good analysis and delivery skills that are an important part of identifying and making tactical implementations happen.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 01/17/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

Dog or Tail. the next Long Tail or a dog ? Related links: The Long Tail and B2B. The problem is, we tend to gravitate towards like minds, people who think like we do, have the values we have, and to some extent have developed the skills and capacities we have. When New Ideas Are Bad for Innovation - Business Week.

Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

tools and the associated methods and skills. In Learning, Extended Brain and Topic Hubs , I talked about the story behind the launch of Speaking Pro Central.

Artificial Intelligence Comes to Learning

CLO Magazine

The concept of the long tail most saliently reflected at Amazon means that any content, however niche, can find its ideal audience as long as the engine cataloging it and powering its discovery is up to the task.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0

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7 best practices to create corporate training video content

Disprz

3 Short or Long? So, whether to keep your video content short or long in length is a decision you must take keeping your target customers in mind. SKILL GAP ANALYTICS. Reading Time: 6 minutes Do you know which is the second largest search engine after Google in 2018?

2.0 and Interesting Times

Tony Karrer

Learning and Development is likely not producing much content that will be useful to their day-to-day work except by building core skills. Thus, we must look to provide value in the long tail of learning. Interesting post by Dan Pontefract where he provides definitions of some different "2.0" definitions and the HR & Organizational impacts. It's worth taking a look at some of these: Enterprise 2.0

Metalearning

Tony Karrer

Within this context, metalearning depends on the learner’s conceptions of learning, epistemological beliefs, learning processes and academic skills, summarized here as a learning approach. The only way to handle long tail learning is to focus on providing the tool set and personal learning and working skills ( work literacy ) that are central to concept work.

Collaboration - Storyboard - Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. Long Tail Blogging is Dying? New Skills for Learning Professionals - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2009. Learning Professionals’ Skills 2.0 Big Question: What new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals? eLearning Learning Hot List. June 26, 2009 to July 3, 2009. Top Posts.

Camtasia for Mac, Education, Blogging, and Brain Cells

Big Dog, Little Dog

The long tail of blogging is dying - Guardian. Enhancing an acquired skill through practice is then accomplished by strengthening the synapses involved. Review: Camtasia for Mac - eQuixotic.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Organizations will need you to shift a it towards Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis and Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape. If you want to optimize total learner hours, then you make long courses aimed at lots of employees.

Online Coaching

Tony Karrer

A culture that provides access to other people who support learning in a wide variety of ways Easy access to materials that support learning Skills in utilizing electronic tools to manage learning. In other words, possibly supporting ongoing learning to build management skills for a group of new managers. This is why most learning is long tail learning. And I wonder about the skills that most line managers possess around learning coaching.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

How Students Develop Online Learning Skills (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE CONNECT 35. Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0 Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0 My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. No particular order to these. Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2.

Trends in Learning

Tony Karrer

In Long Live , I discuss how we are not talking about eliminating instructor-led, but that organizations are looking at alternatives. The whole problem is Long Tail Learning. Someone was just asking me about the big trends in learning and the implications of those trends on corporate learning and development. I initially said - "Look at my blog," but when I looked, I realized it might be a bit harder than I thought to pull out the central themes.

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How to avoid eLearning paralysis and get moving with your projects

Vignettes Learning

I relate the abundance to what Chris Anderson describes as the Long Tail [link]. Skills” are what you do to kick-off your eLearning projects. The list consists of skills needed to match the learners’ needs. Build on this skill. Build on your strengths and skills.

Some Questions and Answers

Kapp Notes

These efforts are being driven by the "gamer" generation and cost much more than option one but are used more for permanent information, high-end skills like leadership or operating complicated and difficult machinery or software and provide a high degree of fidelity. constantly have access to instructions, directions or performance supporting materials.thus e-learning as performance support and as a way to keep employees up-to-date and skilled.

Thinking, Instructional Design, PWLE, Manufacturing, & Google

Big Dog, Little Dog

Another web idea dismantled by Keen is the concept of the "long tail" - the slow but gradual accumulation of sales by niche products such as books that could never have commanded shelf space in shops but can wait for buyers to find them on Amazon. Technology Skills for Instructional Designers - Experiencing E-Learning. Thinking is so over - Times Online.

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Lead the Charge?

The Learning Circuits

So, if we have responsibility for informal learning, social learning, eLearning 2.0 , long tail learning , etc. Work Literacy is trying to figure out how knowledge workers can be helped to improve their skills to take advantage of things like social media and new forms of informal learning. Harold Jarche - Skills 2.0 I'm trying something a little different this month. I'm taking a bit more of a position in the question (maybe you could even call it a rant).

How Course Creators Get Leads Through Content and Scale Revenue Through Smart Promotions with Marketing Professional Daniel Daines-Hutt

LifterLMS

In this episode Daniel shares his strategies for creating his long form content, and some best practices you may want to try out to improve your production strategies. I’m joined by a special guest who I have known for quite a long time, Daniel Daines-Hutt from down under.

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford

LifterLMS

The best content ranks for thousands of long tail keywords. Brendan Hufford: I had been following Peter for a long time. He hit me with a long form sales page and on that sales page, there was a little section that said two things. You’ve got marketing skills.

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

Just got through reading - Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - by Saul Carliner, who is a person I know, like and respect. He had me scratching my head about Long Live what? Long Live – is actually an important issue being raised through this discussion that I'll get to below… Let me start with the fact that Saul and his article made no attempt to directly engage with any of the "bloggers" who he so quickly lumps together and dismisses. Long Live? Long Live what?