• INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] New articles: Pedagogical practice; Coordination; Curriculum support; Student learning
    This is an open access journal with short practice-based articles. This issue includes: - Editorial: Playing a positive role in enhancing teaching and learning: How do libraries demonstrate their own excellence? Adam Edwards, Middlesex University - Is it possible to teach and learn collaborative skills while still having fun?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] Another model for support
    And these approaches did provide away to  develop the organization’s abilities to develop better learning.  So this is another model for support for developing at least the learning side of the equation. intro, concept, practice, etc) both fit together and reflected the best learning science. In design strategy
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] Support for moving forward
    I have to admit I’ve been a bit surprised to see that movements towards improving elearning and learning strategy  haven’t had more impact. On the learning design side, e.g. the Serious eLearning Manifesto  and our Future of Work  project, it still seems there’s a focus on content presentation. design strategy
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] lucky 13
    have learned so much from so many people, especially other bloggers, and I truly appreciate all the comments added to my own, often half-baked, thoughts. have commented on oligopolistic practice, suggested that the LMS is not the centre of the universe and have advocated for de-schooling. Communities
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] Tackling the tough stuff
    So I thought I’d talk briefly about  why I tend to focus on the design, and not the practical implementations. have stated before that I think we can implement most anything we can conceive, the problem is that our conceptions are limited.  So, I talk about design based on knowing how we think, work, and learn. These will change.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] Handbook for information literacy teaching
    This new 2016 edition of HILT also brings a whole new chapter covering the understanding of approaches to learning, to help librarians to design effective learning activities which appeal to students who may prefer to learn in a variety of different ways.We link] Photo by Sheila Webber: frosted, Sheffield, February 2017.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] immunize for complexity
    Finally, network thinking is developed through practice, such as personal knowledge mastery , as well as shared mental models at the organizational level. In a VUCA world, organizations need to focus on velocity of implementation and learning, as well as agility in dealing with uncertainty. Have you heard the term VUCA ? Volatility.
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] What Research Says About Transferring Explicit Knowledge: To Share or Not to Share*
    Knowledge Sharing Practices Findings. Some participants said that MNC units operating in some African and Middle East countries are involved in fabrications and falsification practices, in corruption, and in bribery.  Technology Acceptance Findings. Those last three words are key. Communication Findings. Where was it being used? 2016).
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] Reordering the Serious eLearning Manifesto
    Then we can talk about Spaced Practice and Individualized Challenges. The latter of which, by the way, is the only thing that is (mostly) specific to elearning, otherwise it’s applicable to learning in general. And I believe it’s a good thing. But it needs an update. And it’s gotten a reasonable amount of attention.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] The Innovative Library Classroom - presentations
    Following up from my last post, there are presentations from previous (2014, 2015, 2016) Innovative Library Classroom conferences ("a day-long event dedicated to the exploration of innovative practices related to teaching and learning in libraries") on their website.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] Intranets2017 is open for registrations!
    Practical, relevant workshops. Learn more. Intranets2017  is in its seventh year, and it continues to power on as the biggest intranet conference in the southern hemisphere , running in Sydney  on  31 May-2 June 2017. Today we officially open for registrations , sharing details on the first of our international speakers.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] Errors and misconceptions
    From the learning perspective, it’s the latter we want to address. This, from a learning perspective, is what I term a ‘misconception’  Here, we’re supposed to be using a particular mental model to guide our performance, but we might not have the right model, or no model and we import a wrong one. design
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] Wikipedia and #1lib1ref
    The idea is that you use your wizard librarianship skills to add references to Wikipedia that need them: however, if you have a class of students who you want to learn about evidencing information, citation practice etc. Wikipedia is once more inviting librarians to participate in its #1lib1ref campaign. There are many ways to do this.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] Rahaf Harfoush #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap
    For instance she made the case for context-sensitive performance support, social network analysis, and a learning culture. An interesting point was that existing business practices were developed in times of data scarcity. Rahaf Haroush opened the second day of the 2017 ATD TechKnowledge conference. social strategy
  • JOHN BATTELLE'S SEARCHBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] We Must Fix This F **g Mess
    Ev hates advertising so much, he damn near killed his own company last week trying to get away from the practice. Because perhaps there are some lessons to be learned as we look to the future of Internet publishing. The post We Must Fix This F **g Mess appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Don’t. Read to the end. Kinda.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] A Cognitive Audit?
    In the recent Chief Learning Officer magazine, I wrote an article on the basics of the cognitive science of learning. Knowing a suitable level of cognitive science is one thing, using that to assess your practices is another. meta-learning social strategyBut there’s more. That’s not helpful.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] New Year reading: refugees; data literacy; inquiry based learning
    We survey existing approaches to teaching data literacy in schools, to identify how data literacy is interpreted in practice. 21st Century Skills Development Through Inquiry-Based Learning: from theory to practice. Lloyd, A. 2017). Journal of Documentation , 73(1), 35-47. Priced article, abstract at [link] Wolff, A., Gooch, D.,
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] Socio-cultural engineering?
    Yet, if I can talk about learning engineering, the desirable properties of cultures for learning, and moves in that direction, aren’t we really talking about socio-cultural engineering? The point is that we know what makes environments where the best ideas are generated, developed, and put into practice. Can sense be made?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2017
    [Learning, Practice] innovation in perpetual beta
    The perpetual beta working model tries to show how work and learning are related as we negotiate various types of networks to get new ideas, test them out, and innovate how we work. We can test alternative models and concepts between trusted members in communities of practice, if we have the luck or foresight of being actively engaged in one.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] New articles; embedding; citations; mobile; research and practice
    The latest issue (volume 42, no. 6) of The Journal of Academic Librarianship (priced publication) includes: - The Constraints of Practice, or We Work in Libraries, That's Why We Can't Do Research by Elizabeth Blakesley - Systematic Literature Review Informing LIS Professionals on Embedding Librarianship Roles by A. Abrizah, Samaila Inuwa, N.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] the secret of freedom
    This runs counter to most schooling and training practices. Democracy Informal Learning“Le secret de la liberté est d’éclairer les hommes, comme celui de la tyrannie et de les retenir dans l’ignorance.” Maximilien Robespierre (1758 – 1794). Of course it was all edited and curated. Be specific.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Presenters wanted for ALA conference
    This will be part of the American Library Association conference to be held in Chicago, USA, June 22-27, 2017. Photo by Sheila Webber: Ministry of Magic uniforms, WB Making of Harry Potter, November 2016. cfp events
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] 4 Great Ways to Conduct Peer Assists: Transferring Knowledge Effectively
    They wanted to bring the latest learning that has occurred at other deep water sites to the table to help them make the best possible decision. The spokesperson for the Assist team thanks the Barden team for giving them a chance to work on such an interesting problem and notes they have all learned from the exchange. Mars Inc.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] pkm 2016
    PKM puts us in charge of our learning. It takes time, effort, practice, and reflection. PKM is based on the premise that work is learning, and learning is the work. “Any man who reads too much and uses his brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.” ” —Albert Einstein. This is sense-making.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Information Literacy, Threshold Concepts and Disciplinarity #ARCLframework
    TCs emerged from research into characteristics of quality learning environments in UK higher education (Meyer & Land, 2003). TCs are described as transformative concepts within disciplines, enabling learners to conceive the subject in a new way, and experience possibilities for deeper disciplinary thinking and practice. 2011).
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] (When) Is pattern-matching enough?
    Further, they argue that it’s superior to the typical rule presentation and practice. So it’s clear that we learn by abstracting patterns across our experiences. We can provide models that guide, but ultimately it’s the practice that works. But the open question is what is the learning benefit of that.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] cfp Innovation, Inspiration and Creativity Conference (i2c2)
    So if you propose something longer than a lightning talk, think "can I help attendees learn something to apply to their own practice?" There is a call for papers for the Innovation, Inspiration and Creativity Conference (i2c2) , which takes place in Scarborough, UK, November 13-15, 2017. cfp events
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Improving design processes
    Also, in their particular case, they have to abide by certain constraints, such as amount of time.  As a result of looking at the opportunities, they are moving to meeting their requirements by adding more practice, not more content. This is a big win for the learners, and the learning. Are you ready? design strategy
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] New issue of Information Research: self-directed learning; e-books; serious leisure; health information
    The findings reveal an absence of interaction about information seeking and use in the educational context, as well as a lack of common references in the form of tools and support, leading to difficulties for the students in achieving the results that were expected according to learning objectives." - T.D. no. 4) has been published.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Online course: Information Literacy and Writing Studies: Exploring Pedagogical Possibilities
    The cost is US$250. "In this six-week course, participants will explore intersections between information literacy and composition studies, including the theoretical and practical applications these connections have for us as librarians and as educators. It is taught by Andrea Baer and runs January 2 to February 10, 2017. events webinars
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Proposals by 9 December for webinar sessions on Digital Pedagogy: How we use technology in the classroom
    The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Teaching Learning, and Technology Committee wants proposals for their 2017 webinar series: Digital Pedagogy: How we use technology in the classroom. Sorry, almost too late for this as the deadline is 9th December.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Aligning Learning
    In it, I talked about getting more meaningful objectives, writing practice that actually develops meaningful outcomes, and content (concepts & examples) aligned to support effective practice. an hour to several days) in organizational learning. Our brains learn in particular ways that are unaffected by the curricular needs.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] ALT free online 3 day teaching with tech conference
    The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) has just started a 3 day conference (6 to 8 December) on teaching with technology. Sessions are in various formats e.g. webinar, Tweetchat, Facebook live session. programme at https://altc.alt.ac.uk/online2016/#/day1 events webinars
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] cfp CILIP conference 2017
    The 6 session topics are: Public Policy; Law; Technology; Learning (which includes "Classroom of the future"); Society (which includes Information Literacy); Social Justice. Strand 2 - Workshops "will be run by experts in a specific field to encourage discussion, sharing of knowledge and offer practical advice. There are 2 strands.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy
    At the DevLearn conference, I ran a Morning Buzz on Learning Design Strategy. I’m happy to say that the participants threw in lots of ideas, and I thought they were worth capturing. What gaps are we seeing in learning design strategy? The shift to self-learning was mentioned, leading to concern over how to support this. Attendees
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] perpetual beta working model
    have developed several models that inform my professional practice, such as the network learning model that shows how work and learning have to be connected. The perpetual beta working model is just that: a working model about working. The triple operating system describes how organizations can connect three types of networks.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Using Online Community for Digital Transformation
    Put simply, there is no practical way to achieve the pace and breadth of transformation required in exponential times without using exponential tools. My industry colleague John Hagel has also been writing about many related concepts, most recently about how we can scale learning in an exponential world. Learning. Facilitation.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Uniting (not shaming) in a post-election America
    think of the people I came from in Eastern Europe and how they were constantly restricted in their ability to make a living, own land, live in specific areas, buy certain things, wear certain clothes, or practice their religion depending on how much the rulers at the time hated their kind. The suggestions to combat this? ” Yes, please.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Recent articles: nursing; IL job ads; credit class; paper activity
    This trend demonstrates the application of theory to practice and the growing demand for librarians as teachers." The build-a-paper activity provides a hands-on method for students to learn about using sources in an academic paper." Pennsylvania Libraries: Research & Practice, 4 (1), 22-34. and Detmering, R. 2016). Deal, E.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Collaboration, Communication, and Cooperation
    He’s talking about creating an effective network, and I’m talking about getting the job done.  He’s nurturing a culture, and I’m about developing practices. In thinking about the Coherent Organization , the original proposal from my colleague Harold Jarche was that were two key attitudes: collaboration and cooperation.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Extending engagements
    In one instance, a person who’d attended my game design workshop wanted to put it into practice. With a colleague, they were wanting to improve their online learning to better support their stakeholders, and wanted to deepen the experience. The goal was to provide their learners opportunities to practice success skills.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Demoing Out Loud (#wolweek and #DevLearn)
    The posts, published by Learning Solutions, are aggregated here.)  And now there’s be a chance to see it!  So, a couple of things to note. On principle, this is a good practice (and part of the Workplace of the Future, to be recursive).  I strongly recommend you have an eye out for events and posts that emerge.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Some thoughts on, not quite a review of, The Neo-Generalist
    The most powerful part of the book for me was the wrap up, in the final two chapters, where Richard and Kenneth talk about what neo-generalism means in more practical terms, the effects it has on career and life, and some of the challenges of being a neo-generalist in a world of hyperspecialization. Interview myself?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Pick my brain?
    One had heard me speak about learning design, and one had heard about a workshop I’d given, but both contacted me. It is clear they realized that there’s value to them for having a scrutable learning design. These are about learning design, but I have some examples in strategy that I intend to share soon. And more.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Reconciling Activity and Decisions
    In preparing to work with a client on developing their learning science understanding, I realized that I was using two representations about meaningful learner interaction that could be seen to be conflicting.  On the one hand I talk about using decisions as a basis for design, and on the other I refer to activity -based learning.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] a new business ideology
    Emergent Practices. Best practices look to the past. To deal with increasing complexity, organizations need to support emergent work practices, as part of organizational learning and knowledge-sharing. Many best practices are self-evident. “Ideas lead technology. Technology leads organizations. Intangible Services.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] find your lumps
    ” As an individual practitioner, who sometimes collaborates with small teams of consultants, I have learned that all I have to sell is myself. have developed a deep understanding of PKM and the various models, processes, and practices can support it. I am a ‘strawberry jam’ consultant. ” – Gerald Weinberg.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] In Digital Transformation, Culture Change Goes Hand in Hand with Tech Change
    The resulting adapted framework is informed by best practices and industry lessons learned so far. good place to start for these is Perry Hewitt’s 10 best practices for digital transformation which she developed when she was Chief Digital Officer at Harvard. Rapid, Sustainable Digital Change Requires a Platform.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] enabling self-governing teams
    We need to be both local and global in who we learn from and work with. It is based on connecting the local and the global in a continuous learning loop to get work done. The practice of PKMastery helps gain awareness and insight from knowledge networks. No matter which leaders are chosen, the systems themselves are failing.”
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Is the Framework Elitist? Is ACRL?
    The Framework inspired divisions between “philosopher librarians” and “practical librarians” The Framework made her feel foolish because it referenced theory she wasn’t familiar with. It appears that Bombaro is conflating teaching with learning and also crossing a threshold. knew math was elitist!).
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Workforce Learning Awards
    The 13th annual "Learning In Practice Awards" recognize industry leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of workforce learning and development programs
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] supporting the business of learning
    These form the core of the social learning community of practice. The 70:20:10 model is based on observations that in the workplace, 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 from formal education and training.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Information Resilience in a Resettlement Landscape #ecil2016
    The next invited talk at the European Conference on Information Literacy 2016 , in Prague is Annemaree Lloyd talking about Learning to Go On: Information Resilience in a Resettlement Landscape: Key Themes and Challenges of Fractured Landscape Research. It includes information awareness, being able to map the new paths etc.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Three Steps for Increasing Your Meetings ROI
    Identify the meeting leadership Best Practices that have the most impact. Launch a continuous improvement program by feeding that best practices information back to the organization; and. Conduct follow-up leadership development programs to spread the word and bake in those best practices. Conducting shorter meetings.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Autoethnography: Research as Reflection, Inclusion and Empowerment #ecil2016
    They were talking about a project which involved a learning community of librarians developing their autoethnographies. The practice that librarians are reflecting on and enquiring into is situated and particular to that person's culture and context. Schroeder talked about the learning community and how it empowered those in it.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Critical information literacy unconference #ecil2016
    She observed how there has been less and less emphasis on openness and creativity in education, and more and more on block by block learning, with a focus on marks and clear objectives. She asked for practical examples. These notes are ones that I took at the time (for technical reasons I didn't liveblog them absolutely at once).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] the problem is to know what questions to ask
    “As we move to driverless cars and machine learning and an economy in which any action that is repeated can be automated, let’s spare a thought for the kids who only get Cs in school. We are the experts : Formal learning and explicit knowledge are not enough to navigate and make sense of the complexities of an interconnected world.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] life in the gig economy
    I’m in my 14th year of operating solo and have watched as several of my colleagues have gone independent and I have learned from others who have been freelancing longer than me. Find or create a community of practice. It’s great to have a place to vent, learn, or even share a joke, where people know exactly what you do for a living.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Beyond The Conversation: Context-Fluid Experiences and Augmented Cognition
    As modern people, we learn the ins and outs of the tech we are interacting with, from the information architecture to the layout of the UI elements. more practical method of acquiring cognitive information is by means of functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIR). Because of this, we adapt to the technology. Context is KEY. 2010).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] working in perpetual beta
    It is not based on best practices. I am setting forth what I believe may lead to some emergent workplace practices for the near future. This is my contribution to a new perspective on how people can work and learn together. Learning. The Network Learning Model. This is not a recipe book. Table of Contents. Media.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Workshopping what’s needed: going deep on elearning
    Here, my  workshop   is focused on going deep on elearning.  We’re going to spend the day unpacking the details that make (e)learning really stick, and the design revisions that will accomplish it. You’ll practice the skills, and then work on steps that you can practically incorporate into your practice.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] Reflecting practice
    Firms could also put in place tools and practices around Working out Loud (aka Show Your Work). Getting conscious about reflection and about instituting it are both valuable components of a practice.  So, are you practicing? The post Reflecting practice appeared first on Learnlets. meta-learning social strategy
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] valued work is not standardized
    Supporting Talent requires a culture of continuous learning. We are moving into an era where it will be impossible to run a company where everyone is not constantly learning. These are social skills which can be practiced and reinforced in creative workplaces between engaged co-workers. The good news is that everyone can learn.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
    [Learning, Practice] How to learn and learn-to-learn
    I was asked by a colleague to answer some questions for a project on how to learn.  I naturally decided to answer in a blog post ;). Most have given me some stretch assignments that required me to work in my ZoPD , and then feedback to learn from the outcomes. But mostly I’ve learned from my close colleagues.
  • 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.
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