Skills for the Networked World

ID Reflections

".learning is ubiquitous in ongoing activity, though often unrecognised as such - Jean Lave (1993)" Recently, I read a series of posts and articles related to digital literacy, 21st Century Skills and the behaviours and practices required for working and learning in a connected world.

PKM is our part of the social learning contract

Jane Hart

Whereas most people are concerning themselves with the new social and collaboration technologies, or how to get people to collaborate, for me the key to successful social learning is how the individual engages in his/her networks and contributes what s/he has learned or is learning along the way.

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Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

The four topics we are planning to deep dive into in the first two weeks are: a) Networked learning, b) Personal Learning Networks, c) MOOCs, and d) Communities of Inquiry. Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. We need a new set of skills.

Do You Need a Mentor or a Network?

Experiencing eLearning

You know, meet with me for an hour or two a week, answer my questions, coach me so I can improve my skills? ” “Given the experience and skills you have, I am sure you are the right person to guide / mentor me.” Personal Learning Networks. Your Network.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 5: Skills Learners Need Today

ID Reflections

While the title of the post specifies MOOCs, the skills and mindsets I have explored in the post are, IMHO, required by all to survive and thrive in the digital and connected world. And participating in MOOCs could well be one of the ways to inculcate and hone the skills.

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Supporting workplace learning in the network era is more than delivering courses through a LMS

Jane Hart

“It takes much more than courses delivered through a learning management system to support workplace learning in the network era.” However, they need access to their learning networks while at work, and this is often a challenge.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

In the past, L&D‘s focus had been to design training programs based on defined learning needs, skill gaps and business goals. Enabling employees to build their Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and become self-driven learners will be one of the key responsibilities of future L&D.

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Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

These complex challenges will continually defy norms and call for radically different skills to solve. We know that training is not enough and employees cannot be trained for skills that are still emergent. "The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

Increasingly the human workforce will have to take on the unstructured work that requires skills like judgement, decision making, pattern sensing, emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and more. Certain skills will become fundamental to thriving in future organizations.

L&D needs New Skills

ID Reflections

While we would love to think that employees will--seeing the looming complexities and unpredictability of work today--become self-driven, autonomous learners keen to acquire all the skills and knowledge required, this is not what usually happens.

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Are you supporting new fashioned learning in the workplace?

Jane Hart

We experience this constant flow of new information in our personal social media channels every day, and many people are already developing new skills to help them make sense of all this new information. All this is collectively referred to as personal knowledge management (or PKM).

Social Learning Cannot Be A Bolt-On Strategy

Learnnovators

It’s an organization that uses social networking tools fluently to communicate with people inside and outside the company. Acquire The Key Digital Skills: Today’s globally distributed workplaces use digital tools and tech to stay connected and get their work done.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

Dion Hinchcliffe in What Are the Required Skills for Today’s Digital Workforce? mentions working out loud as one of the “ genuinely transformative new digital skills ”, and as seen in the diagram below, it heads the list of critical skills for a digital workforce.

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LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

Sense-making with PKM. PKM is a set of problem-solving skills for work, focused on getting things done but not necessarily task focused. A PKM Method. Don’t worry about missing something interesting; somebody else will pick it up or you can ask someone in your network about it later. In the network, good things come back around. Other models for PKM. How does PKM relate to L&D organizations?

Working Out Loud 101 | Some Thoughts

ID Reflections

It is still restricted to a community of folks interested in Personal Learning Networks and Personal Knowledge Management , followers of blogs by Harold Jarche, Jane Hart, John Stepper and such. This heralds the beginning of a Personal Learning Network (PLN).

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30 Day Brainstorm Challenge Day 18: Common Sense Ain’t Common

Learning Rebels

Befriend someone in your workplace and discuss the benefits of networking, and knowledge gathering. You may not have the time to attend workshops and courses, but find the time to attend networking groups such as your local chapter of ATD.

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"Working Out Loud": Using the Tools We Already Have

ID Reflections

Working out loud ranges from specific, objective-driven collaboration (as in the case within project teams) to just sharing of thoughts and ideas with the wider social networks. Since LinkedIn is a professional network, trolling is likely to be controlled.

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The 21st Century Curator

ID Reflections

As mentioned by Harold Jarche in theslide share presentation, NetWork , the internet changed everything—in volume, velocity, virtualization and variability. How we put our curation skills to use iswhat makes us unique. pkm curator content strategy curationIf Web 1.0

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Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

Dion Hinchcliffe in “ What Are the Required Skills for Today’s Digital Workforce? “, mentions working out loud as one of the “ genuinely transformative new digital skills ”, and as seen in the diagram below, it heads the list of critical skills for a digital workforce.

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. So how effective are your own PKM skills?

12 features of supporting social collaboration in the workplace

Jane Hart

2 – recognising that most learning already happens in the workplace – informally and socially – as people connect and work with one another – as well as outside the organisation in their professional networks.

Webinar - Skills - Social Media - Best of eLearning Learning - July 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009 Jay Cross response to this month’s big question “In a Learning 2.0 world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals?”. New Skills for Learning Professionals - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2009. Creating your PKM processes , July 20, 2009.

Summer Camp starts Monday 16 July

Jane Hart

Our Summer Camp provides an opportunity to learn with peers and gain some of the essential skills needed to support learning in the networked world. Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). The online Summer Camp at the Social Learning Centre runs 16 July – 17 August and is led by Jane Hart and Harold Jarche. Learning is changing. Learning professionals need practical tools and techniques to integrate work and learning while adapting to an increasingly complex environment.

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Is it time for a BYOL (Bring Your Own Learning) strategy in your organization? #BYOL

Jane Hart

Learning = acquisition of new knowledge and skills in many different ways (NOT just through study)| continuously and one off events | online and f2f | internal and external | formal and informal | content and people (e.g. Become a valued contributing node in the networks to which they belong.

The Future of Work and Learning 1: The Professional Ecosystem

Jane Hart

A PES, therefore, lies at the very heart of Harold Jarche’s Personal Knowledge Mastery (PKM) process. A PES is therefore all of the following, but much more than any of them individually: a Personal Learning Network (PLN) – a network of trusted connections with whom an individual interacts (and learns from) on a regular basis. Individuals need to be ready to drop in and out of jobs with up-to-date skills and knowledge, as required.

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Social Learning Cannot be a Bolt-On Strategy

ID Reflections

It's an organization that uses social networking tools fluently to communicate with people inside and outside the company. Acquire the key digital skills : Today's globally distributed workplaces use digital tools and tech to stay connected and get their work done.

L&D's New Hatrack

ID Reflections

This article appeared in Inside Learning Technologies & Skills Magazine, January 2015 Our professional, personal, and private lives are being heavily impacted by a world that has become Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (a.k.a.

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Personal in Personal Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

Great dialog between Harold Jarche and Stephen Downes around Harold's PKM process … Stephen Downes wrote in response: … what does the concept of a ‘method’ here imply? All of my articles on PKM are descriptive, not prescriptive.

Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

The more I reflect, the more I strongly feel that the sustainability of an organization depends on giving up control and letting the network do the work. Moving from content creation to content curation requires Uber-like thinking – create no asset, tap into networks, connect the dots.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

In addition, tacit knowledge flows best in trusted networks. Many organizations are also beginning to believe this and are investing in Enterprise Social Network (ESN) platforms. Who will review what employees post on these network?

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Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation"

ID Reflections

Increasingly the human workforce will have to take on the unstructured work that requires skills like judgement, decision making, pattern sensing, emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and more. Certain skills will become fundamental to thriving in future organizations.

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What Makes a MOOC a MOOC?

ID Reflections

As a learning designer in the workplace learning and “performance” space, I encounter this query quite often —“how can we design learning/training programs for employees that are cheaper and yet more effective”—often enough to realize that corporates are desperately looking for a learning model / methodology / format that will enable new skill acquisition, just-in-time learning, and provide employees with the skills required to perform better.

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The 2 views of workplace learning: L&D and Employee

Jane Hart

They don’t trying to organise and manage what people do – but focus on building and developing the new digital learning and PKM (personal knowledge management) skills that every employee will need to survive and flourish in the networked world.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

What will emerge is a network of diverse and connected workers skilled at PKM learning together to develop skills they can apply to their work. It will be a participative ecosystem with knowledge and skills being freely shared. I am not the kind to crystal gaze.

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Working out Loud and Serendipity

ID Reflections

Thus, w orking out loud is intrinsically linked to two critical aspects of becoming a good learner -- Personal knowledge Management (PKM) and building one''s Personal Learning Network (PLN).

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I Believe in the Value of Working out Loud

Tom Spiglanin

Still, every worker’s current activity uses skills developed through past experience, draws upon his or her whole knowledge base, and has some relationship with past and future work of the organization. We all remember teachers in early school years insisting that we show our work.

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A new literacy? There’s an app for that

Clark Quinn

Facebook has apps, as I just heard about BranchOut as a job hosting extension of the popular social network (I’m preparing for my talk at the Australasian Talent Conference ). And, from the personal efficacy department, being able to find and use these extensions is a new skill. While some of this will come from skills, I suspect that a lot, and a growing component, of success will come from continual improvement both organizationally and individually.

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