• FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] The Business Case for Making Your Meetings Matter
    strongly recommend that you conduct a formal assessment of your organization’s meeting practices, and then look at the potential financial and emotional benefits of doing something to improve your meeting ROI. As I’ve noted before, AARs are a form of organizational learning from experience. Are you ready to do something about it?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] seek > sense > share for cities
    This was part of the organization’s search for “ practical solutions to fulfill the citizen’s demand” acknowledging that “learning cannot be conducted alone but has to be part of partnerships”. ” On 13/14 October I will be attending the UCLG World Summit in Bogota, and presenting the keynote for the learning agenda.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] a workable future
    Integrate learning and work. have discussed most of these issues on this blog, such as platform capitalism , integrating work & learning , and the limits of hierarchies. In communities of practice, a trusted space is created to test out new ideas, outside the organizational hierarchy. Learning Wirearchy Work
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] carpe diem
    Arun Pradhan recently asked about my own experiences of learning and working. decided to work and learn out loud and post my responses here. how have you used intentional practice, learnt from failure, learnt from ambitious projects and/or used reflection). It was combined with learning in a social setting: my unit.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Collaborative Modelling in AR (and VR)
    And in the old Virtual Worlds, a number had ways to create 3D objects.  It wasn’t easy, as you had to learn the interface commands to accomplish this task, but the worlds were configurable (e.g. while viewing, not offline), we can find some powerful learning opportunities, both formal and informal.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] cfp #WILU2017
    There is a call for papers for the Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU) , the Canadian conference on information literacy and issues of teaching and learning in library and information settings. Expand: How do we support learners in asking big questions that lead to deeper learning? Deadline for proposals is November 4, 2016.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Augmenting AR for Learning
    But in a conversation the other night, it occurred to me that we could push that information to be even more proactive in facilitating learning. This is what meaningful practice is all about, and we can use the additional information from the AR overlay as scaffolding to support acquiring not just information but the ability to use it.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Augmenting AR for Learning
    But in a conversation the other night, it occurred to me that we could push that information to be even more proactive in facilitating learning. This is what meaningful practice is all about, and we can use the additional information from the AR overlay as scaffolding to support acquiring not just information but the ability to use it.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Creating the Persuasive Pattern card deck
    Having documented useful psychological design principles, I was still struggling to put them to practice with my development teams. We learned much about the usefulness of the concept, what cards worked better, what text worked better, and what exercises were deemed most rewarding. Case Studies Learning From OthersThe user.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] top tools 2016
    Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 100 Tools for learning. Learning TechnologyThis is the 10th year! Well done, Jane. Voting closes on 23 September 2016. Here are my top tools this year, with the past five years shown below. It’s interesting to note that my preferred tools have not changed much. Please add yours!
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] the neo-generalist
    One metaphor used by the authors of The Neo-Generalist is ‘frequency hopping’, “wandering, accumulating, sampling, mixing, putting into practice what they learn.” A neo-generalist is somewhere between a polymath and a hyperspecialist. If you just read all the books they mention, you would be much the wiser.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] the economy of sharing
    ” Four Pillars of Successful Communities of Practice – via @espenel. shared practice. commitment to learning. Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. The natural world is full of cooperation, from ants to killer whales.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] imagining open collaboration
    It means learning and working at the same time. Whether life-threatening or not, and even with the power of data, we’re going to be facing increasingly challenging decisions.  We need to learn when and how to collaborate. The learning & development profession is tied to an increasingly irrelevant paradigm.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] ‘Cooking up’ some learning
    One of the secrets of my confidence in cooking probably started here.  I never had learned that I  couldn’t cook, and some early successes kept me going.  I’ve subsequently had some fairly big disasters, but I’ve got my repertoire down. And the punchline: meta-learning. meta-learningIt really slows things down.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] ‘Cooking up’ some learning
    One of the secrets of my confidence in cooking probably started here.  I never had learned that I  couldn’t cook, and some early successes kept me going.  I’ve subsequently had some fairly big disasters, but I’ve got my repertoire down. And the punchline: meta-learning. meta-learningIt really slows things down.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] we are the experts
    If work is learning, and learning is the work, why do we need experts responsible for managing it? Do we need learning experts in the network era? Were people able to learn before there were hierarchies and experts? Would workers be able to learn today without learning experts? Learning PKMastery
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] The Single Most Important Way to Build a Collaborative Culture
    His basic message: there’s one surefire way to build an organizational culture that values and practices meaningful collaboration: Hire for it. Last week’s article/blog post, “ Why Collaborative Leadership is Central to the Future of Work ,” generated more attention and commentary than I have experienced in some time.
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Think Knowledge Innovation Instead Of Knowledge Transfer
    The African Rice Center had been using a conventional way to spread new agricultural practices, which was to teach farmer women to adopt a ready-made research output. Zooming–in started with visiting communities where they listened to the learning needs of villagers. How We Learn in Organizations Sharing Tacit Knowledge
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] CPD guidelines and Best Practices for library services for children and young adults #WLIC2016
    So far, these include: - IFLA Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development: Principles and Best Practices. It aims to advise individuals, associations, and institutions in their efforts to assure ongoing learning for a profession that will be well qualified to provide excellent service to its publics."
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Meaningful and meta
    So the things we need, to me, are two things: meaningful learning , whereby we have individuals learning skills that are applicable in their lives, and. meta-learning , or learning to learn, so that people can continue to develop their skills in the face of increasing change. design meta-learning
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Meaningful and meta
    So the things we need, to me, are two things: meaningful learning , whereby we have individuals learning skills that are applicable in their lives, and. meta-learning , or learning to learn, so that people can continue to develop their skills in the face of increasing change. design meta-learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] a network perspective
    The three overlapping circles of the network learning model – social networks, communities of practice, work teams – have been described by Patti Anklam as three network types – connectivity, alignment, productivity. In the network era, leadership is helping the network make better decisions. Leadership
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] 10 Practical Tips for Increasing the Impact of Your Research Insights
    This article presents 10 tips I have learned over the course of my career to help UX researchers increase the impact of their research insights in applied settings. These best practices are not limited only to qualitative research, such as user visits or usability studies; they apply to quantitative research, such as surveys, as well.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] implementing a triple operating system
    A triple operating system aligns work and learning and has a network perspective. While my network learning model looks at knowledge flow from the individual’s point of view, the triple operating system is an organizational perspective. Alternatives to create Competitive Knowledge (communities of practice).
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Pay it Forward: Making the Transfer of Knowledge More Effective in Developing Countries
    For example a team of originators in a region that has reduced HIV, “Pays it Forward” by taking what it has learned to another region to help that region accomplish what the originating team has learned to do. But that practice is flawed for two reasons. How We Learn in Organizations Sharing Tacit Knowledge
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] implementing network learning
    Communities of practice will continue to grow as knowledge artisans need to integrate their work and learning in a trusted space. As the gig economy dominates, communities of practice can bring some stability to our professional development. You know you are in a real community of practice when it changes your practice.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] governance, reflection, practice
    The Power of Reflection in an Ever-Changing World by @CharlesJennings – “Reflective practice itself doesn’t ‘just happen’. It is a learned process.” Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. ” – Nils Pihl. by @DaimenHardy.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] sense-making tools
    Here are a few that I would consider practical tools for personal knowledge mastery. On how to criticize, by first learning (Rapaport’s Rules). You should mention anything you have learned from your target. This final observation shows why the art of sense-making is a discipline that takes time and practice to master.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] The probability of wasting money
    Designing learning is a probability game.  To paraphrase Dorothy Parker, you can lead a learner to learning, but you can’t make them think. This is the point of learning engineering, applying learning science to the design of learning experiences. designing sufficient contextualized practice.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] New articles: faculty voices; instructional design; using PBWiki; technology use
    Reference Services Review volume 22 issue 3 (priced publication) has been published: no access Learning from Faculty Voices on Information Literacy: Opportunities and Challenges for Undergraduate Information Literacy Education by Sophie Bury Student bibliographies: charting research skills over time by Catherine Lantz , Glenda Maria Insua , Annie R.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Recent articles: evaluations; assignments; information-seeking; faculty status; learning analytics
    Stonebraker, Rachel Fundator - Practicing Critical Evaluation of Online Sources Improves Student Search Behavior by Chris Leeder, Chirag Shah - Beyond Competencies: Naming Librarians' Capacity for Research by Selinda A. Bryan - How Do Students Get Help with Research Assignments?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Serious Comics
    And I’ve been a fan of serious games since before then (my first job out of college was designing and programming educational computer games).  In fact, one of the reasons I went to grad school was because  I saw the connection between adventure games and learning, but it wasn’t clear they were commercially viable (at that time).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] humanity in beta
    But for now, I am playing with friends in the park, discovering, sharing, growing and learning. When you listen you learn, and when you learn you gain insight. One of the objectives of a community of practice is to enable better conversations – @michelleockers. call these Friday’s Finds. For now…?”
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] principles and models for the network era
    Models for Working and Learning. It is a framework of overlapping networks, communities of practice, and work teams. The triple operating system shows the need to communicate and learn across organizational boundaries, while still getting work done. The End of the Market Era. Image: David Ronfeldt. Three Organizing Principles.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] #Ofcom research into people's use of #smartphones: "Smartphone by default"
    In terms of information literacy and information management, the research highlights how people may not be learning skills to do with (for example) typing, or using Word, because they don't get practice in doing it on their smartphone. homeless). The report surfaces both the benefits and the drawbacks of smartphone use.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Group KM
    PKM is primarily a framework to facilitate learning in networks through cooperation. description of how the problem was handled is recorded and made available for future reference, so that emergent practices are developed. This is how work is learning, and learning is the work. There are many roles that can be done.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] How To Avoid Suffering from Future Shock
    Whether you are a firefighter, a first responder, a soldier, an Olympic athlete, a neighborhood softball player, or a business continuity expert, you practice to master the skills you’ll need to respond effectively when the need arises. How’s that for an accurate forecast? And, according to Gary Hamel and the late C.K. actually occurs.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] from knowledge worker to master artisan
    My Personal Knowledge Mastery model of Seek > Sense > Share is focused on helping individuals work better in teams, and contribute to professional communities by developing and engaging their social networks to continuously learn. Today, it is critical to take control of your own learning and build a professional network.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] The Inaugural Jay Cross Memorial Award winner is…
    Reposted from the Internet Time Alliance website: The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Real Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work. They share their work in public and often challenge conventional wisdom.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Jay Cross Memorial Award 2016
    The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Real Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work. Recipients champion workplace and social learning practices inside their organisation and/or on the wider stage.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Moving forward
    Of course, your elearning should also start being serious.  We know what leads to effective learning, and we should be employing that deeper design. The nuances that make better learning aren’t obvious, but the details matter and distinguish between learning that has an impact and learning that doesn’t.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] tensions of modern learning
    Clark Quinn , my Internet Time Alliance colleague, has presented a quick view of old and new ways to address organizational learning engineering. Clark created a table “representing just some of the tensions” between what we still do and what we now know about learning. Training and learning are of little importance to them.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Organizational Learning Engineering
    Organizational learning processes – across L&D, Executive Development, Leadership Development, and more of the roles in HR and talent management – are largely still rooted in both industrial era models and myths. And this is a problem for organizational success. The action is at the coal face, not in the comfort zone.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] eLearning Process Survey results!
    The options ranged from ‘developing from good sources’, thru ‘we test knowledge’ and ‘they have to get it right’ to ‘sufficient spaced contextualized practice’, e.g. ’til they can’t get it wrong. The sixth question tapped into the emotional side of learning, engagement.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] real learning is not abstract
    At the end of this experiment, which turned into a permanent practice, May concluded that. More importantly, however, was this: The exercise had taught me how to approach a contrary opinion with patience and respect, with curiosity and an intent to learn, with kindness and humanity.” It hurt to learn. LearningWould B.J.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Copyright and E-learning
    Copyright and E-learning: A guide for practitioners. copyright e-learningNew book this month: Secker, J. and Morrison, C. 2016). 2nd edition. Facet Publishing. ISBN 9781783300600. Price: £49.95. CILIP members price: £39.96.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Card Sorting a Kitchen Taxonomy
    Best practices of enterprise taxonomies. Then I realized that I have inconsistent food storage management practices. This is a learning opportunity. Don’t let assumptions stop you from learning how others see the world. With practice, you’ll get a better handle on how to plan, execute, and analyze card sorts.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] knowledge catalysts add value
    Group 3: People aggregating the learnings of group 2, passing it off as first-hand wisdom. Group 4: People aggregating the learnings of group 3, believing they are as worthy of praise as the people in group 1. Take a good look at your sense-making practices and ask if you are adding value. Groups 5+: And downward…. checklists).
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Recent articles: Information landscape of refugees; Collaborative inquiry; Politicians use of Twitter; Health literacy; Understanding
    The latest issue of the Journal of Information Science (vol. academic sector discipline - health Information Behaviour Information Literacy Information Society research schools sector
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Reports from #ckviii day 2: Partners in information literacy: The research mentor program at UNH
    They make extensive use of paid peer tutors, who are trained in writing, research and how to support learning in HE. 2015) Charting Success: Using Practical Measures to Assess Information Literacy Skills in the First-Year Writing Course. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice , 10(2). https://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/EBLIP/article/view/24183
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Reports from #ckviii day 2: Implementing Team Based Learning in an information literacy course
    Pam writes: " Implementing Team Based Learning in an information literacy course : Dr. Marijn Post (Presenting author), Marja Duizendstraal, Marian Van Harmelen , and Renée De Waal , Wageningen UR, Wageningen, Netherlands "Marijn identified the challenges in motivating students to improve their IL capabilities.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Report from #ckviii day 1!
    The theme of the conference is Practices, goals and visions for information literacy in higher education, and there is a truly international set of delegates and presenters a and I'm really proud to be representing the university of Sheffield information school. academic sector ckviii IL frameworks Information Literacy research
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Generous hearts and social media shaming
    Did their policies or practices change? Either way, again, no meaningful change or learning comes from it. To me, the key is learning and growing from the experience. When I was young and bold and strong, Oh, right was right, and wrong was wrong! My plume on high, my flag unfurled, I rode away to right the world. would never __.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] PKM in the Summer
    Here is one person’s experience: I am realising the benefits of practicing what the PKM concept preaches…. 1. Is there any other way I can learn about PKM? This is the third year of conducting my Personal Knowledge Mastery 40-day online workshops. The PKM in the Summer workshop will be 60 days, starting on 27 June 2016.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] New book on visual literacy
    Visual Literacy for Libraries: A practical, standards-based guide. Brown, N., Bussert, K., Hattwig, D. and Medaille, A. 2016). ALA Editions [in the UK it is published by Facet, with a discount for CILIP members]. Photo by Sheila Webber: My apple blossom, May 2016. librarians Literacies Visual literacy
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Exploring Online Student Engagement: recording
    Slides and recordings of the online event Exploring Online Student Engagement: Encouraging Active Learning at a Distance (held on May 4 2016) are available. academic sector e-learningSlides are at https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BxQDYlcTaXNINDREaGR1X1AydVE&usp=sharing
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] practice, creativity, and insight
    ” Only humans, not computers, can learn or predict – via @DavidGurteen. Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. Ray Bradbury : “I define science fiction as the art of the possible. Silicon Valley etc) gets even more expensive.”
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Intranets2016: two weeks to go!
    Practical, relevant workshops. This year we feature: James Robertson covering  delivering the digital workplace , providing practical insights on how to find a productive path. Learn more. It’s now only two weeks until Intranets2016 , and going to be a remarkable event. Read down for details, and then register online.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] and what do you do?
    focus on new ways for connected organizations to work & learn. connect working and learning, especially with digital technologies. This may be the closest to the truth because this blog is where I work and learn out loud, and it is fairly often how my clients find out about me. That would be just too easy. Key Post Work
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] PKM: to learn is to do
    PKM is a discipline that requires practice. recent use for PKM is in supporting members of the Hearing First learning community: “There is a solution for personal learning in the Digital Age: Personal Knowledge Mastery (or PKM). The first step to personal knowledge mastery is the Seek-Sense-Share learning model.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Moving forward
    The new structure is focused on teams (stayed tuned for my review of Amy Edmondson’s Teaming ) that are given the tasks to solve problems, trouble shoot, design new products and services, and generally continue to adapt.  In short, to learn. I’ve argued before that there’s a pretty clear path forward for organizations.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] self-organization is the future
    In my network learning model, people constantly navigate between social networks, communities of practice, and work teams. Personal knowledge mastery is the individual discipline that can enable this, while working out loud is how groups stay in touch and learn. ” – Isaac Asimov.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Is This Meeting Necessary?
    Meetings are the way people share ideas, learn from each, collaborate to produce new knowledge, solve problems, and make decisions. Link is to Amazon.com). I am pleased to announce a series of practical online training programs focused on tips and techniques for leading effective meetings. Any meeting is an expensive proposition.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Emerald award winners: rich variety: Ukachi, Huvila, Seeber, Halpern, Helberger, Yu, Duff, and more
    The purpose of this paper is to address this major gap, and introduce and discuss the applicability of the notion of situational appropriation of information for shedding light on this particular process in the context of daily information work practices of professionals. Leveraging adult learning theory with online tutorials. 2015).
  • CONNECTING 2 THE WORLD  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] An instructional development framework for developing 21st Century skills in the University
    These skills include self-regulated learning, communication, networking, critical thinking, analysis (data, numeric, and content) and problem solving. College Students’ Views on College Learning and Career Success. self-regulated learning, communication, networking, critical thinking, analysis, and problem solving.) A. 2015).
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] New articles: visial literacy; research questions; library/publisher relationship; pedagogy
    The study’s design and its results serve to contribute to discussion of best practices in information literacy pedagogy, online learning, instructional design, and the role of the librarian therein." - Beaudoin, J. 2016). Describing Images: A Case Study of Visual Literacy among Library and Information Science Students. and Sieck, S.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Free information literacy e-book
    Another free e-book arising from an information literacy class: Alison Hicks has edited a volume of essays from her class of library students (at the University of Denver), to form an engaging book aimed at librarians teaching information literacy. Hicks, A. (Ed.) 2016). Got a minute? Instruction tune-up for time pressed librarians. Pressbooks.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Learning in context
    In preparation for the upcoming FocusOn Learning Conference, where I’ll be running a workshop about cognitive science for L&D, not just for learning but also for mobile and performance support, I was thinking about how  context can be leveraged to provide more optimal learning  and performance.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] A pedagogical and curriculum framework for information literacy
    You can request a copy (from the author, via a preprints repository) of what sounds a very interesting chapter in a forthcoming book: - Lupton, Mandy (2016) Inquiry learning: A pedagogical and curriculum framework for information literacy. Pathways into Information Literacy and Communities of Practice: Teaching Approaches and Case Studies.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Redefining Leadership for the Digital Age
    will describe my proprietary “P4+” model of leadership, discuss why it produces meetings that are both productive and popular, and offer practical tips for engaging staff members in creative, constructive conversations. Register here: Registration URL:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7124403613916859139.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] The varying conceptions of information literacy across an International Middle School community: Seminar
    The seminar is presented by Veronica Cunningham : "This seminar offers participants the opportunity to learn about the preliminary findings from a phenomenographic study of the ways seven different stakeholder groups including students, parents, teachers, library and IT personnel, administrators and leadership understand information literacy (IL).
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Revolution Reading List
    Here’re a few that have come to my awareness of late, and I have perused in some depth, relative to my own  Revolutionize Learning & Development : Jane Hart’s  Modern Workplace Learning is an excellent complement to my book, with detailed descriptions of a rich suite of practices that foster a learning workplace.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] 3 articles: public libraries and IL in Kenya; Faculty perceptions in Spain; IL for distance learning
    Ascertaining the possible differences among the five knowledge branches (arts and humanities, sciences, social and legal sciences, health sciences, and technical disciplines); and understanding the importance granted to a set of learning improvement initiatives by the faculty. Kingori, G., Njiraine, D. and Maina, S. 2016). Pinto, M. 2016).
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Webcast: Cultivating Consistency in an Instruction Program without Much Authority
    Models of shared development, such as communities of practice, encourage library instructors to grow together as teachers and learners." 2. ID approaches are additionally sought after as the science behind brain-based pedagogy and learning object design has been diffused across campuses. events webinars
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016
    Top 100 Tools for Learning poll. She’s now asking that you categorize them as Education, Training & Performance Support, and/or Personal Learning & Productivity. Books are still a major way I learn. The learning chats I participate in are another way twitter helps. meta-learning technology
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] complexity and social learning
    Managing in complex adaptive systems means influencing possibilities rather than striving for predictability (good or best practices). As we transition from a market to a network economy, complexity will increase due to our hyper-connectedness. Read more » Complexity SocialLearning
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Four Questions to Ask About All Those Meetings
    Meetings are the way knowledge workers learn, communicate, problem-solve, create, share ideas, influence others, and inspire. And the third step was putting those new principles into practice. I’ve said it many times:  meetings are the very heart of the future of work. But how effective are the meetings you participate in, or lead?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] L&D Value
    What I suggested as a response to her question was that individuals and communities would take over responsibility for learning, and work to create environments to support a richer variety of learning. And P&D should be the ones who understand how people think, work, and learn, and support that. Together. strategy
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] How to Grow a Knowledge Sharing Culture
    But for whatever time period, everybody in the room is in a temporary culture where they are learning with and from each other. I’m not talking icebreakers, I’m talking about creating a design where people get real help on an issue that is important to them. We only learn how to function within any culture by experiencing it.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Intranet design or digital workplace? Your workshop choices at Intranets2016
    Rebecca Rodgers provides a super-practical opportunity to design (or redesign) your intranet , focusing on the handful of key pages. Learn more. Where are you at the journey from an intranet to a digital workplace ? Intranets2016 (Sydney, June 1-3) will be providing examples and insights for every step in this transformation.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Using #wikipedia article writing for assessments and exercises in law, biology and more
    The goal of the course, Sarvary said, is to use Wikipedia as a learning tool to develop stronger critical thinking and information literacy skills." Students first learn Wikipedia policies and practices and analyze the historical development of articles before they make contributions. 2016, March 22). Cornell Chronicle. 2016).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] sense-making with social media
    However, it is blogging, such as this post, that is by far my strongest form of learning, as it involves a number of things that are all supported by researched learning theory, and which improve memory and recall: Reflection. Interleaved and varied practice. Spaced practice. What do you do to make sense of your learning?
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Method Mondays: Never stop learning
    Benjamin Franklin once said: “Tell me and I forget; teach me and I may remember; involve me and I learn.”. At the SAP Design & Co-Innovation Center (DCC), we frequently organize the so-called “Method Mondays,” a regular one-hour meeting series in which the team members share, practice, and test different methods. Ready, steady, go!
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] social learning for complex work
    vital meta-learning skill: how to find the answer you need, online or off.” If you are working with a complicated system, such as an aircraft, then the entire system is knowable, even though it would take much time and practice.  Complex systems and learning how to work with them cannot be controlled. 1997: 15-20%.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] a half-baked idea
    You will practice your writing skills in public, and most likely force yourself to get better. You may meet some interesting people with whom you can learn more. My advice was to start a blog: now. While he had no intention of freelancing for the near term, he needed to get his thoughts in order. You can start slow. And it took time.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] What is connected leadership?
    This requires leadership from an intelligent and engaged workforce learning with each other. Connected leaders practice the discipline of personal knowledge mastery which comprises working and learning out loud as well as critical thinking and active curiosity. To know the work culture, connected leaders marinate in it.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] temporary, negotiated hierarchies
    This is why working out loud and learning out loud are so important. Provide Learning Experiences  — As Charles Jennings notes, managers are vital for workers’ performance improvement, but only if they provide opportunities for experiential learning with constructive feedback, new projects, and new skills. Post-Job Economy.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] strategic transformation of workplace learning
    Is your learning and development team able to transform so it can support complex work, help people be more creative, and adapt to the changing nature of the digital workplace? This means changing the very essence of what ‘learning’ means in the company, through both a new understanding of how it happens in the workplace (i.e.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] unified models for work and learning
    There are two models that I regularly use when explaining how organizations need to integrate learning and working in the network era. Individuals need to master the ability to negotiate social networks, communities of practice, and teams doing complex or creative work. This is the network learning model.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] network management update
    This is why working out loud and learning out loud are so important. Provide Learning Experiences – As Charles Jennings notes, managers are vital for workers’ performance improvement, but only if they provide opportunities for experiential learning with constructive feedback, new projects, and new skills. Management
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Proposal for ACRL Contemplative Pedagogy group
    If you are an ALA (American Library Association) member, you can support a petition to form a Contemplative pedagogy ACRL interest group "Contemplative practices such as meditation, journaling or reflective silence have been shown to reduce stress, improve retention of learning, enhance memory, and provide a fertile environment for creativity.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Beyond Consulting
    Creative, yet practical solutions. Heck, I had a really good track record while I was   an academic for doing interesting projects developing learning and performance solutions. Whether it’s vendors finally wanting to address better learning design, or organizations looking to go beyond the ordinary, I’m here to help. This
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Teachmeet in Canterbury 1 April 2016
    Careers Advisors, Learning Development Tutors, etc). The event will be a chance to get together and share ideas, best practice as well as discuss anything that hasn’t worked so well. CILIPinKent are holding a Teachmeet at the University for the Creative Arts at Canterbury, UK, on 1 April 2016 from 13:30 to 16:00. events
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] seeking and sense-making
    learn a lot through my client work but do not share most of it, as it is often confidential. learn much from conversations with my peers around the world, as we can dig deep on issues during one-on-one talks. also have confidential discussions in closed communities of practice (CoP) using platforms like Slack or Skype.
  • JOHN BATTELLE'S SEARCHBLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] The NewCo-BigCo Shift or, These Nine Things Will Change Business Forever
    Companies profiting from practices or products that demonstrably create more harm than good in the world are threatened in an age of transparency and accountability. The best NewCos realize there’s a lot to learn from the BigCos. Addressing the crowd at Dollar Shave before interviewing CEO Michael Dubin during NewCo LA last November.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] learn like a gamer
    Learning is the new literacy. We learn enough to get our work done, but often do not take time to understand the underlying systems and logic. We have to take the time to keep learning. When was the last time you learned a new computer program? How do gamers learn? good community of practice changes our practice.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Journal of Academic Librarianship latest: virtual librarian; students as co-designers; IDEA model; social media evaluation
    Students as Co-designers of a Virtual Learning Commons: Results of a Collaborative Action Research Study. IDEA Model from Theory to Practice: Integrating Information Literacy in Academic Courses. - Leeder, C. and Shah, C. 2016). Measuring the Effect of Virtual Librarian Intervention on Student Online Search. Ali, N. and Hill, A. 2016).
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Recent stuff: social work students; data literacy; students' evaluation of digital information; designing information experiences
    Merging information literacy and evidence based practice for social work students. 2016) Designing rich information experiences to shape learning outcomes. Bingham, T., Wirjapranata, J. and Chinnery, S. 2016). New Library World , 117(3/4). link] [priced publication] Hagen-McIntosh, J. (Ed.) Apple Academic Press. Sbaffi, L. 2015).
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Dear IT Department, Why Community Management Matters
    The business sponsor, talking to social business efforts that were a success, learns about community management, a vital new support function for community-centric ways of working. Additional Reading: Online communities learn new practices, report higher ROI. The technology should be self-evident, some say.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Intranets2016 is open for registrations!
    Practical, relevant workshops. This year we feature: James Robertson covering  delivering the digital workplace , providing practical insights on how to find a productive path. Learn more. Read down for details, and then register online. Outstanding speakers! Early bird closes in one month. appeared first on Step Two
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