• CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Badass
    That’s the actual title of a book, not me being a bit irreverent.  I’ve been a fan of Kathy Sierra’s since I came across her work, e.g. I regularly refer to how she expresses ‘ incrementalism ‘ She’s on top of usability and learning in very important ways. So what’s she doing differently? design
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] deliberate practice
    The key to developing expertise is deliberate practice. Tom Gram has three posts that cover the research and application of deliberate practice based on the work of Dr. Anders Ericsson. Practice & Development of Expertise: Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3. Deliberate practice is a key part of social learning.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Research agenda conversations
    Through this blog, the committee hopes to promote the Research Agenda as a vital and dynamic guide to information literacy research, teaching, learning, strategy and practice." The ACRL Instruction Section’s Research and Scholarship committee has started up a new blog, Research Agenda Conversations. Information Literacy research
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Working Out Loud: Appreciative Goals, Staying Relevant and The Value of a Personal Newsletter
    Every Friday, I'm posting about things I'm learning and sharing the resources and information I found most valuable during the week. . How Do You Learn and Stay Relevant? . what have you been learning about? Setting Some Appreciative Goals. Then I'm checking back on this at the end of the day for my one-sentence journal entry. .
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Staffordshire University Library #Teachmeet
    The aim is to share tips, techniques and strategies that librarians can easily integrate into their own practice. There is a Teachmeet (where people give short presentations) at Staffordshire University Library, Stoke-on-Trent, UK, on 9 March 2016 10.30-14.30. cfp events
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Organizational Knowledge Mastery?
    By the ‘test and learn’ process of doing experiments and reading reactions, you can gather data quickly. think the practices and the culture of the organization are more important.  If you don’t have those right, big data won’t give big insights, and if you do, big data is just one of your tools. Ok, I get it.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] The Many Facets of Taxonomy
    Best practices of enterprise taxonomies. How could I learn more about these noodles and how to cook them? Expanding this taxonomy to include pictures and a description of general uses and nutritional benefits turns this taxonomy into a learning tool. Building the business case for taxonomy. Planning a taxonomy. Soups and salads.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] The Four Dimensions of a Successful Meeting
    Even if on the surface the group failed to complete its task, it is worth remembering that the participants may have forged new relationships, learned important facts about the issue or each other, or generated new ideas that will eventually produce even more meaningful results. How do you know your meeting has been successful? Or was it?
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Assessment at a Distance: In Theory and Practice Meeting
    There is an online event on 18 February 2016, at 2-3pm US CST, which is 8-9pm UK time, Assessment at a Distance: In Theory and Practice Meeting. Join at https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e73a701e560b791f05f68b20ef3f74844 We recommend that all attendees have headsets with microphones available. events webinars
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Getting pragmatic on what L&D can do
    Here I’m seeing what L&D can do, and what should be expected to come from a vibrant learning culture (which is also the role of L&D. And reactivating  the learning, to make it stick. There’s also a role for facilitating meta-learning, helping folks learn to work out loud and reflect. social strategy
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Reactivating Learning
    If we want our learning to stick, it needs to be spaced out over time. But what sorts of things will accomplish this?  I like to think of three types, all different forms of reactivating learning. Reactivating learning is important. Reactivation, as I’ve pointed out, is a necessary part of learning. design mobile
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] 3 Questions for Career Leadership
    How are you distilling all that you learn from these things, looking for the implications for your work and your life and then taking action NOW?  . Are you courageous enough to abandon a practice that has made you successful in the past? . Where are you looking to anticipate change? . On what topics and questions?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] social media: an unrealized opportunity
    But it’s so easy to add or remove friends on the internet that people fail to learn the real social skills, which you need when you go to the street, when you go to your workplace, where you find lots of people who you need to enter into sensible interaction with. Using social media to open our horizons takes effort and practice.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Three Simple Rules for Leading Constructive Change
    Do you need a complete overhaul of your meeting practices, or will a few minor tweaks produce the improvement you are seeking? This is another way of saying that we learn through experience. In other words, leadership is about engaging people’s hearts even more than their minds. That all sounds good. Design with Data.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] 70:20:10 – towards 100% performance
    It should stay on the desk of any learning & development professional and be used as a constant resource. The book is big, in number of pages, size, and content. I was amazed at how much practical information the authors were able to put into it, and how accessible it is. Books Learning Performance Improvement SocialLearning
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] cfp CONUL conference #conulac16
    The conference will identify and debate these challenges and provide an opportunity for staff to network, learn, discuss and share their expertise and best practice." Conference topics include: Teaching and learning collaboration; International collaboration; Research collaboration;Collaborating in the community. cfp events
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] A bit more detail
    Those background are tied into the Communities of Improvement  that they are members of.  A good team member will bring  their community expertise into the team, and likewise feedback their learning from their team work. Proprietary approaches may not, but general learning should be. They are the ones who form teams. Does this help?
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Other people's blogs!
    Solidifying a Foundation of Learning Through Scaffolding. link] (Dan Chibnall, User Services and Instruction Design Librarian at Grand View University in Des Moines, USA, talks about the value of scaffolding learning and gives examples from his practice). 2016, January 15). Moving to online-only information literacy teaching.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Working Out Loud: The Friday Roundup (1/15/16)
    What struck me was how taking a few minutes to talk about some of our personal practices was so inspiring and engaging for all of us. Reinvention and relevance in the 21 st century instead draw on our ability to adjust our way of thinking, learning, doing and being. Working Out Loud: Yearbooks, Goal-Setting and Planning. QveiXklDC7.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] 10 years!?!?
    It’s hard, but forcing myself to find something to talk about has led to me thinking about lots of things and therefore ready to bring them to bear on behalf of clients.  I think out loud relatively freely (particularly with the popularity of Work and Learn Out Loud and Show Your Work). Yes, my first post came out on January 14th, 2006.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] implementing a useful model – 70:20:10
    The 70:20:10 framework is a useful model based on observations that generally, people learn 70% of what they need to do their job from experience. About 20% is learned from exposure to new tasks or environments. Only 10% is learned through formal education. Leaders need to provide the space for learning.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] 70:20:10 furor
    Instead, you need to recognize that you need to follow up on a course with coaching and mentoring, and continuing practice through real assignments. And, yes, formal learning  does suggest this (read the elements of the Serious eLearning Manifesto ), but it doesn’t seem to happen. Really? Really. strategy
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Working wiser?
    And while I still think there’s too little talk about it, I wondered also about pushing it further.  I also talked in the past about an interest in wisdom, and what that would mean for learning.  So what happens when they come together? And, of course, it means using Serious learning design. But there’s another approach.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] #ACRLFramework videos
    To mention some of them (and giving embeds of 2 of them): - Lori Townsend and Silvia Lu: Threshold Concepts and Information Literacy : This was an AMICAL Webinar (“AMICAL is an international consortium of American-model, liberal arts institutions of higher learning located outside the United States.”) https://youtu.be/FpyQa9W7Nuk McClure, H.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] #ECIL2015 proceedings published
    ISBN: 978-3-319-28196-4 (Print) 978-3-319-28197-1 (Online) [link] You may be able to find open access preprint versions of some papers e.g. Ewa Rozkosz: Learning Scholarly Information Competencies in the Community of Practice: A Case Study of Polish Critical Pedagogy Researchers Photo by Sheila Webber: Tallinn, October 2015.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 10, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] cfp Creative Approaches to Instructional Design in Libraries
    There is a call for chapter proposals for a forthcoming book to be published by ACRL: C reative Approaches to Instructional Design in Libraries: Moving from Theory to Practical Application. Libraries increasingly emphasize innovative services that connect patrons to information. Proposals are due by 5 February 2016.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 10, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] the core competency for network era work
    As a framework it is not a defined set of practices nor a recipe book, as there are many unique PKM routines. Since first writing about PKM in 2004 , I have continuously worked at improving the model, identifying emergent practices and tools, and promoting the need to let people manage their own learning in the workplace.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Aligned and engaged teams
    I have known Kevin Fox for over fifteen years.  I first learned Theory of Constraints through him  in a couple Critical Chain implementations and later worked on a manufacturing (drum-buffer-rope) project with his company.  He has a new book out this past fall, Aligned & Engaged: Hidden Keys for Turning Teamwork into Profit.*.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Working Out Loud: The Friday Roundup
    Then when the hammer drops and they're laid off or troubles start up, not only do they have to deal with the associated practical problems, there's this huge sense of betrayal--like how could they DO this to me? . What did you learn or discover this week that you could share? So here goes: Appreciative Evaluations. Tell us about that.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Community of Online Research Assignments
    The database will contain multiple, reliable and reproducible research assignments that will not live as isolated entities, but are enhanced by user feedback in order to build a rich corpus of best practices." There is not a huge number of assignments at the moment, so you can browse through to see if there is anything of interest to you.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Sources of Power and Intuition
    But getting quickly beyond the basic knowledge and embedding that into people's psyche must allow for real-work application and practice in situations where it matters.  . There has to be a deliberate intent behind the practice. Unless you have children who are trying to learn similar things.). And how to develop this expertise?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] it’s about the network
    Getting to network thinking in our organizations is a learning challenge which three of Peter Senge’s five disciplines can help us with: mental models, building shared vision, and systems thinking. ” – How Networks Are Revolutionizing Scientific (and Maybe Human) Thought – Scientific American. NetworkedLearning
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Model power!
    She’s (fortunately) interested in learning for intrinsic interest, rather than to meet the hurdles (but capable and willing to do those too). So are you baking models into your learning, personally and for others? meta-learningSo, last night I was talking with my lass, and happened to show her one of my diagrams.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] on the net without a net
    What have I learned as a freelancer on the Net? used to get paid well to help companies select new learning technologies. This is what I call perpetual beta: experimenting in order to create emergent practices. How to find a community of practice. During the last 12 years I’ve run a web-powered business.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] 2015 Reflections
    It’s the end of the year, and given that I’m an advocate for the benefits of reflection, I suppose I better practice what I preach. So what am I thinking I learned as a consequence of this past year? The fact that a Learning Management System is not a strategy still doesn’t seem to have penetrated. Stay tuned.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Tracking Your Progress: The Yearbook Journal
    I'm a big believer in journaling as a professional and creative practice and I'm always on the lookout for how other people use writing to reflect on their lives and work. Monthly reflections where I look back over the previous month, going through my daily journals to pull out key insights, learning, etc. My Yearbook Plan for 2016.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Latest issue: virtual librarians, veterinary researchers, social media, IDEA model
    Santos, Nagla Ali, Anthony Hill - Information Behavior and Expectations of Veterinary Researchers and Their Requirements for Academic Library Services (Pages 44-54) Marguerite A. academic sector IL frameworks Information Behaviour Information Literacy librarians research social networking Students USA
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] learning in the network era
    Here are some thoughts on personal and social learning in the network era. But throwing content at someone and hoping for learning to happen is not a good strategy. ways to improve workplace learning. Integrating learning and work ensures that we can adapt to a changing workplace. from training to social learning.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] cfp Information and Artifactual Literacies: Engaging Minds in Libraries and Museums
    This satellite conference will feature both practice and theory on the myriad ways in which primary sources and museum collections can be integrated into instructional programs. It will be held at DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA, August 11-12th, 2016. cfp events
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] My year in reading, 2015
    I’ve learned over time that work/life balance not only looks different for every person, but looks very different for an individual from one moment to the next. The needs you and your loved ones have and the things that give you the most pleasure can radically change over time. Reading centers me… puts me in a good mental space.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Working and learning out loud
    And I wouldn’t assume folks know what it means to ‘ narrate your work ‘ (aka learn out loud). Basically, you need to be working in a Learning Organization , where the elements are aligned to facilitate optimal engagement. This includes the practices about how to work out loud and learn out loud.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] My Three Favorite Books for Career Changers
    Focus your attention on which of your many possible selves you want to test and learn more about. Practice telling and re-telling your story. I'm often asked for my recommendations about the best resources for people thinking about a career change. Changing careers means changing our selves. Stop trying to find your "one true self."
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] automation is coming to a job near you
    Networked computers enable us to learn informally and share tacit knowledge in social networks and communities of practice, leaving the boring stuff to the droids. Just as farmhands were replaced by machines 100 years ago, so too will knowledge workers be replaced by networked computers in the next few decades.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Mobile Information Literacy - course material
    As part of their Information Strategies for Societies in Transition project (sponsored by United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Microsoft Partners in Learning, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Tableau Foundation), the University of Washington has developed teaching materials for Mobile Information Literacy.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Coherent Implications
    There are three layers: work teams composed of members from different communities of practice, that are connected outward to broader social networks.  An important element is the flow of information within the model; ensuring that there are no barriers to making effective choices. The learning should be ongoing. strategy social
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Conferencing reflections
    And let me be clear, I’m a learning technology strategist, and my passions are learning, technology, and how to use them together to make things better. Topics about how we think, work, or learn are of interest. And over the past decade, I’ve hit a lot more. Now, my perspective starts out a bit different. strategy
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] intangible value
    I have learned a lot from Verna Allee over the years, and frequently referred to her work on this blog. It shows how work really happens through human interactions, and provides powerful new practices and metrics for managing collaborative work. It was her work on value network analysis [PDF] that particularly influenced my thinking.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Webcasts: Framing the Framework #acrlframework
    What common ground can we find in the pedagogical conversation and practice of writing program faculty and librarians that can strengthen our partnerships and enhance student learning?" - Webcast One: Creating Collaborations through Connecting National Writing Guidelines to the Framework for Information Literacy January 5, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Here’s to Holiday Conversations that Matter
    First, follow a practice I was reminded of when I attended a recent session of the Speakers Academy program that our northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association conducts each year. This year, 2015, makes celebration especially difficult. Sue taught us how to do a “voice mirror.”
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] the execution of education
    Doing sales takes time, practice, and feedback. Using the perspective of the 70:20:10 model (Experience, Exposure, Education) we should focus our efforts on maximizing our workplace experiences for learning. If we learn ~70% from experience, we should at least develop some practices to learn as we work. PKM Work
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Scenarios and Conceptual Clarity
    The goal is to have those decisions closely mimic the decisions they need to make  after the learning experience. Which is the weakness, because in the real world the consequences are typically more complex than this, and it’s nice off the learning experience reflects that reality. And we can deliver this in a number of ways.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Design for Learning online course
    For those in the USA (only): an opportunity to participate in a free online programme: Design for Learning: 21st Century Online Teaching and Learning Skills for Library Workers (D4L). This "is a three-year continuing education project. It is funded as a three-year grant, by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). events
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] A Simple Process for Planning for Your New Year
    The framework was simple, but the learning was deep, so I wanted to share the process with you as a possibility for your own planning. good portion of the learning came from talking with each other about what we'd written and getting feedback, validation and ideas. . Or "learning"? . Make it fun and socia l. Goals for 2016.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] A Deep Dive Into Thinking About 21st Century Leadership
    I'm currently working with a colleague to create a Professional Learning Community and experience we're calling "Leadership Lab" that we plan to launch in January. They are obsessed with doing things right--of crossing all the "t's" and dotting all the "i's" and understanding "best practices" in both areas. . Many of them love it.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] thinking critically
    Critical thinking must be practiced. Social media are tools that can help us develop emergent practices. Social media can facilitate the sharing of implicit knowledge through conversations to inform the collaborative development of emergent work practices. Critical thinking takes practice. Building tentative opinions.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Templates and tools
    There are ways to combine intrinsic motivation openings with initial practice, for instance. Let’s be clear: what’s typically referred to as a template is usually a simple screen type for a rapid authoring tool. And this can be useful when you’ve got well-designed activities but want to easily develop them. design strategy
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Making the Invisible Visible
    Conversations are the way we learn about each other, understand what’s going on, make sense of the world we live in, make connections and build relationships. For me, the best formal way to describe culture is this: Culture is an integrated system of learned behavior patterns that are characteristic of the members of any given society. 
  • CLARK QUINN  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Evidence for benefits: Towards Maturity Report
    Towards Maturity has been collecting benchmarking data on L&D practices for over a decade, and what they find bolsters the case to move L&D forwards. These organizations are characterized by four elements that are tied to success: Learning aligned to need. Included are some top level pointers for executives and L&D.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] selling workplace learning to the HSP
    The idea that HSP’s live a different life from the rest of us helps to understand why it is difficult to sell cooperative and social learning to senior executives. One of the questions that was posed to the group of about 30 professionals was how to convince organizational leaders of the return on investment (ROI) for workplace learning.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] co-creation as a service
    Most best practices are self-evident, whereas the problems that consume our time and efforts are usually complex. Instead of looking for best or good practices, we should take the time and money to invest in an experiment. However, examples of emergent practices can inform us, as long as we see them as guide posts, not rule books.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] User Research With Small Business Owners: Best Practices and Considerations
    What is motivating is providing small business owners and their employees with information and tips on how to run the business successfully: things like offering free accounting software, coaching on social media best practices, and personal access to a member of the support team for assistance. Recruiting. Incentives. Interviewing. Other.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] a triple operating system
    Governance, business, and learning models are moving from centralized control to network-centric foundations. For instance, coalition governments are increasing in frequency, businesses are organizing in value networks, and collaborative and connected learning is becoming widespread. This is the practice of PKM. Awareness.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] How Online Communities Became Central To How We Work
    That was essentially the message at FeverBee SPRINT last week in San Francisco, a confab of several hundred online community practitioners sharing lessons learned and best practices. We’ve also learned that the more that we can somehow engage with them, the more shared value that can be created. We always were.
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Health care’s future is data driven
    The first step is being able to make sense of the rich narrative in the medical chart whether from a primary care physician or specialist practicing in different organizations, different regions or both. Darren is the chief executive at Apixio. The U.S. produces 1.2 This information is difficult for entities to understand and use.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Facilitating Knowledge Work #wolweek
    The core is the 5 R’s: Researching the opportunities, processing your explorations by either Representing them or putting them into practice (Reify) and Reflecting on those, and then Releasing them. meta-learning strategySimilarly, we can develop understanding of useful experimentation approaches, and how to evaluate the results.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Recent school-related articles: information production; motivation / Uganda; Wikipedia; Indonesian IL model
    International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, 10 , 35–51. Preprint: [link] "In a series of qualitative studies, I examined high school students’ information assessment practices as they helped build a collaborative online information source. - Forte, A. 2015). 2015). School Library Research, 18. 2015, October 7).
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Reconciling two worlds
    In it, she talks about two worlds: an old world and a new world of workplace learning. She characterized each, admittedly in somewhat stark contrast, representing the past with a straw man portrait of an industrial era, and a similar version of a new and modern approach much more flexible and focused on outcomes, not on the learning event.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Be a Beautiful Symphony
    On Friday afternoon, about an hour after I published my post on becoming human spam , my friend Catherine Lombardozzi , author of Learning Environments by Design , called me. If you insist on performing a symphony, then we get upset if you need to practice first. Here's what I believe. . All of us carry inside of ourselves a symphony.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] I Have Become Human Spam
    When I began, it was a place that I used for reflective practice , for what John Stepper calls Working Out Loud. LOVED those days. I had to control myself from posting to my blog several times a day because I was overflowing with so many ideas and possibilities and my blog posts practically wrote themselves. . Then something happened.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Learning and frameworks
    Let’s start with what we know about how we learn. Learning is action and reflection. That’s why, by the way, that information dump and knowledge test isn’t a learning solution. And it can’t follow an ‘event’ model, as learning is spaced out over time. So, what do you think?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Under the ‘Content’ Cover
    Too often I see instructional design training and tools, in addition to talking about ‘objectives’ and ‘assessment’ (which I tend to call ‘practice’, for hopefully obvious reasons), talking about ‘content’. And I think that simplification is a path to bad learning design. It misses emphasizing the nuances, and that’s a bad thing.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] The One Thing You Must Do for Your Professional Development to Make a Difference
    Figure out how you're going to USE what you're learning to transform how you're living. . Bring what you're learning into a meeting or interaction with a colleague or client. . Just reading something or sitting through a class isn't real learning. It is through action, experience and practice that you learn.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] the trinity model
    This is the practice of PKM. Communities of practice must be supported as safe places to test out new ideas. Every worker is involved in all three of these spaces continuously, therefore working and learning are not separate activities. This is where HR and L&D departments can play a significant role.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] A Competent Competency Process
    We then need good processes, so I’ve talked to a couple of educational institutions doing competencies, to see what could be learned. The point is to get input from the practice as well as the theory, identifying the models that support proper behavior, and the misconceptions that underpin where they go wrong. Any nuances I’m missing?
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Agile, the digital workplace and an intranet showcase (KMWorld 2015, Washington DC)
    Agile development practices replace top-down “waterfall” approaches with the rapid, iterative release of new capabilities, learning from each and revising accordingly. Yet again, Step Two took to the stage at KMWorld, held in Washington DC in November 2015. Enjoy! Taking an agile approach to the digital workplace.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Nuancing Engagement
    I’ve talked in the past about the importance of engaging emotionally before beginning learning. Before we tell them what they’ll learn, before we show them objectives, we should create a visceral reaction, a wry recognition of “oh, yes, I do need to know this”. It of course depends on your audience and what will work for them.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Five reasons why intranets are the ideal playground for design thinking
    Ideate — explore a wide range of possible approaches and solutions, using a mix of techniques to ensure that thinking goes ‘out of the box’ Prototype — bring the ideas to life in some real way, so you can see how they work in practice. Designing thinking and the intranet.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Making Meetings Matter: New Rules and Cool Tools for Corporate Conversations in the Digital Age
    Writing the book is challenging enough, but getting the word out about it is just as important. I’m going to be very upfront and open about that process, because I’m learning as I go, and I have this core belief that you will find the process as interesting as I do. hope I’m right! It will grow and evolve as we get closer to January.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] the network era trinity
    Governance, business, and learning models are moving from centralized control to network-centric foundations. For instance, coalition governments are increasing in frequency, businesses are organizing in value networks, and collaborative and connected learning is becoming widespread. It is one, that without the others is ineffective.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] cfp #WILU2016
    There is a call for Proposals for WILU 2016, the Canadian Workshop for Instruction in Library Use , which will take place May 30-June 1, at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. The theme of the WILU 2016 conference is Intersections. cfp events
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] The Robot Takeover is Already Here. You Need These Skills to Survive
    Deep Listening --this is listening to learn, not listening to document or to judge. This involves moving from being a hero to being a host--focusing on using group practices that honor differences and engage people in expressing their best ideas and possibilities. . In career development, we talk a lot about "transferable skills."
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] you are only as good as your network
    I’ve worked as an organizational learning & performance consultant since 1998. The client required a model to determine how their suite of IT platforms aligned with a newly developed learning & performance model that was being implemented across the enterprise. In the end, I realized I was only as good as my network.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Non-invasive Brain Surgery
    This is called learning. And if we design learning, e.g. instruction, we can potentially change the brain without surgery. Information dump instead of skills practice. Massed practice instead of spaced. Again, the brain is complex, and consequently so is learning design. But I care about learning. Please.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Boundaries at Work: New Rules for Thriving in the Digital Age
    It may seem like overkill, but I’m slowly learning to become more disciplined in the way I use my work day by treating my calendar as my To-Do list. These are just three New Rules that I’ve been doing my best to practice this year, and they are definitely helping me feel more productive and less stressed. Just Do It!
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Information Literacy Instruction Methods for Lower Secondary Education in Finland #ecil2015
    Her research investigates teachers' practice and feelings and the students' learning experiences, feelings and self-efficacy (etc.); in following a guided inquiry approach. She is looking at development of a new approach, using design based research and with Kuhlthau's model of guided inquiry as a framework.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Exploring the information literacy experience of ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Learners #ecil2015
    Her research questions (at the moment) are focused on the interaction between learning and information literacy in the classroom. Elmore talked about challenges and learning from her pilot (e.g. She is using a case study approach, focusing particularly on what is happening in the ESOL classroom.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Learning by experimenting
    In some recent work, an organization is looking to find a way to learn fast enough to cope with the increasing changes we’re seeing.  Or, better yet, learn  ahead of the curve. As a starting point, it helps to realize that adapting to change is  a form of learning. And this led to some thoughts. social strategy technolog
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Supporting information literacy in MOOC learning #ecil2015
    Teaching-learning environments and student learning in electronic engineering: paper presented at Third Workshop of the European Network on Powerful Learning Environments, in Brugge, September 30 – October 2, 2004. The undergraduate experience of blended e-learning: a review of UK literature and practice. 2014).
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Information Literacy Instruction: What Can We Learn from Reading and Writing Research #ecil2015
    The first invited speaker today is Eero Sormunen , talking on: Information Literacy Instruction: What Can We Learn from Reading and Writing Research? He went on to mention Kuhlthau's ISP model, and then showed his own model for information interactions in learning tasks. at the European Conference on Information Literacy 2015.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Young Children Making Connections Using the Web #ecil2015
    She mentioned Australia's early years learning framework, that included technology and use of digital technology for information seeking and play. Through the projects they are aiming to understand childrten's use of technology in terms of social interactionsand daily practice. Young Children Making Connections Using the Web.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] In a Boundaryless World, Peak Performance is More Difficult than Ever
    And that makes it imperative for each of us to learn how to set and manage our own boundaries, whether those boundaries are between work and family, time and place, employees and contractors, internal and external processes, employees and customers, or coffee shops and conference rooms. It’s definitely a two-edged sword. Stay tuned.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Outsourcing Trust to the Information Infrastructure #ecil2015
    The first thing he looked at was the changing learning environment in schools. Theses changes mean that there is an increase in active learning, looking at many websites rather than one book, with more digital media, ubiquitous access, new ways for mediating knowledge, and possibly with knowledge itself more subject to market forces.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Information Needs of Doctoral Students in Psychology #ecil2015
    The respondents found information sharing important e.g. with peers, supervisor: this was part of being in a community of practice in which students would share ideas with colleagues and learn to network. The speaker felt that it would be worthwhile to foster a learning community ofPhD students. just things for indepth reading).
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Buy this…for your boss
    What I’ve argued is that we need to align with how we really think, work, and learn, and bring that to the organization. And what with everyone being able to access the web, content creation tools, and social media environments, wherever and whenever they are, people can survive and thrive without what L&D does, and are doing so.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] 8 Career Skills for the Gig Economy
    We learn to become aware of where our strengths and assets can do the most good. . 2.  In a job, we learn to be an employee. This means we have to learn to work without the guidance of a boss telling us what to do. You also need to document your progress so you can learn from what is and isn't working. Agile Learning.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] How to determine when customer feedback is actionable
    Expand capacity for learning. To derive value from individual experiments and customer data points, product teams need to practice substantiation through iteration. One of the riskiest assumptions for any new product or feature is that customers actually want it. This dynamic has meaningful ramifications. Quantify risk tolerance.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Learnnovators Deeper eLearning Series
    That is, reflecting on what’s known about how we learn and what that implies for the elements of learning. Too often, other than saying we need an objective and practice (and getting those wrong), we talk about ‘content’  Basically, we don’t talk enough about the subtleties. design
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] AI and Learning
    At the recent DevLearn, Donald Clark talked about AI in learning, and while I largely agreed with what he said, I had some thoughts and some quibbles. The last bit that interested me was whether and how such systems could develop not only learning skills, but meta-learning or learning to learn skills.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Collaborative Information Seeking
    Collaborative Information Seeking: Best Practices, New Domains and New Thoughts. New book: Hansen, P., Shah, C. and Klas, C-P. 2015). Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-18988-8 [link] Chapters include: - Collaborative Information Seeking: From ‘What?’ and ‘Why?’ to ‘How?’ academic sector Information Behaviour research workplace
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] The Problem of "You Don't Know What You Don't Know"
    Our focus on "best practices" in our industries and occupations can contribute to this tendency. While of course we want to learn from what's working well in our fields,  we also need to look OUTSIDE of our regular communities. Do this not to persuade someone to your own way of thinking, but to LISTEN AND LEARN. .
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