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  • ANECDOTE   |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2008
    [Learning, Practice] Anecdote: Organic Communities of Practice
    Filed in Communities of practice. recently picked up a copy of Fast Thinking magazine (summer 2007 issue), and found an interesting article on a group of software developers who organically-formed a community of practice. Follow me on Twitter. We have had people show up and study for 8 hours. We even have some regular kid-SHousers.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, MAY 25, 2014
    [Learning, Practice] The rapidly changing workplace
    8) So what have I learned that will help us change our own experience of work? That knowledge is becoming more abstract, conceptual, distributed and complex. 9) We know what social and thinking skills are needed for complex contexts – we know how to hone these skills through practice. Social learning will be a major part of all work.
  • ANECDOTE   |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2008
    [Learning, Practice] Anecdote: Conference call practices to generate knowledge and record learning
    John Smith and I worked together last year using Google Docs to create this practice note on ways to get the most from conference calls. Follow me on Twitter. Filed in Collaboration. Send this entry to: Email this entry to a friend View the Technorati Link Cosmos for this entry Comments Post a comment
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
    [Learning, Practice] Theories and Practices
    recent Tweet on multiple intelligences started off a chain-reaction in my mind: I responded that many learning theories-in-use have become the hocus-pocus of the training industry. The theory has also been aligned with learning styles. Tags: Learning Occam’s Donkey: Mind Myth 7. – we owe it to our field.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] L&D outside the box
    This article appeared in Inside Learning Technologies & Skills Magazine, January 2015. Harold Jarche issues a challenge to L&D professionals in an environment where getting the work done is more important than learning anything new. My recommendations were based on current practices with several other armed forces.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011
    [Learning, Practice] Etienne Wenger-Trayner Keynote Mindmap
    At the CSTD meeting, Etienne was the morning keynote, and gave a erudite exploration of the philosophical background and characteristics of Communties of Practice. meta-learning social
  • NANCY WHITE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates
    After posting my 4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals in response to Tony’s July “Big Question,” he commented: Nancy – I was super excited when I saw that you had posted on the topic. What’s the 5 minute and 60 minute learning piece that all knowledge workers should have to go through so they will be better at this?
  • NETWORKS, COMPLEXITY, AND RELATEDNESS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2008
    [Learning, Practice] Communities of Practice Series with Darren Sidnick #1
    I mentioned a while back I was guest blogging on Darren Sidnick’s blog on communities of practice with an emphasis on the current interests of folks at his company, UFI Learndirect. Darren Sidnick’s Learning & Technology: Communities of Practice (CoPs) with Nancy White. How are CoPs useful in learning?
  • NANCY WHITE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
    [Learning, Practice] August Hot List: Mobile Learning Content
    Best of Mobile Learning August 1, 2011 to August 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Become our #CoP advisor - Ignatia Webs , August 8, 2011 Other Sources The following are the top items based on social signals. August hotlist hot
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] preparing for 2020
    This is a synopsis of my opening keynote for the workplace learning & VET stream at EduTECH15 in Brisbane today. The future of human work will require tacit knowledge and informal learning, and will create intangible value that cannot easily be turned into commodities. What can the tetrad tell us about learning?
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
    [Learning, Practice] My Favorite Knowledge Management Story and its Lessons Learned for Today
    It contained a knowledge base for best practice sales proposals and other related documents, a team workspace for sales teams, and Ryder’s first implementation of the then relatively new IM capability. Knowledge management has been around for over twenty years now. still feel it was the precursor to enterprise 2.0 and social business.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014
    [Learning, Practice] Autonomous learners
    How about e-learning? Perpetual Beta means we never get to the final release and that our learning will never stop. Connected organizations realize they will never reach some future point where everything stabilizes and they don’t need to learn or do anything new. ConnectedEnterprise Learning When was it designed?
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2007
    [Learning, Practice] Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment
    I've been reading a lot over the past few months around Personal Learning Environments and a lot of related material. adoption is getting folks to manage their personal knowledge and adopt practices like blogging for personal knowledge management (PKM) and personal learning. As I compose this blog post, which am I doing?
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011
    [Learning, Practice] Intuition, Scarcity and Experimentation
    The first is the idea that social artistry is about " using who you are to open space for learning." Career Clarity Positive Professional Development reflective practiceWhat do I offer and how do I price it? . At one point a thought popped into my head. Basically, set your own price based on the worth of the service. .
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
    [Learning, Practice] “you simply can’t train people to be social!”
    have also learned that changing work routines can be a messy process that requires significant time, much of it dedicated to modelling behaviours. . It is a difficult path to get acceptance that each worker is responsible for his or her own learning and additionally must be a contributing member of a network. PKM
  • ANECDOTE   |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2007
    [Learning, Practice] Anecdote: Communities of Practice
    Filed in Collaboration , Communities of practice. There are a whole bunch of useful concepts used by organisations to focus their community of practice and knowledge management programs. We have been working during the year with Mark Bennett, who is the steward of Rio Tintos extensive communities of practice program.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] CoP Series #4: Practice Makes Perfect
    The is the fourth post exploring more about Community, Domain and Practice aspects of CoPs mentioned in the first post of this series on communities of practice (CoPs). This is the “where the rubber meets the road&# leg of the stool, Practice. CoPs are not about learning things in the abstract.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011
    [Learning, Practice] How Do You Know When You're Stuck?
    I've been writing a lot lately about positive professional developmen t, trying to think differently about how we approach our own learning and growth. career Positive Professional Development professional development reflective practiceAll this "positive" stuff can start to sound like the manic ramblings of a crazy person.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013
    [Learning, Practice] Building institutional memory, one story at a time
    Is it how-to knowledge, like a trade secret formula, or is sit certain practices and norms that define the culture? Communities Informal Learning NetworkedLearning PKM Institutional memory, which I wrote about recently , is a mixture of explicit and implicit knowledge sharing. Or is it both? Institutional memory from Harold Jarche.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] Evidence Based Library and Information Practice
    Evidence Based Library and Information Practice has published another issue (volume 4, no. 2, 2009). This issue features "school libraries and their connection to evidence based practice." Todd); Creation of a Research Community in a K-12 School System Using Action Research and Evidence Based Practice (Susan D. Gordon, Ross J.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012
    [Learning, Practice] EEA Learning Day
    I will travelling and speaking for most of this week but will share what I have learned when I get back. Here is what I will be talking about: Keynote: Working Smarter in the Learning Organisation. As complexity increases in the networked economy, we need to integrate learning into the workflow. Communities Informal Learning
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
    [Learning, Practice] Promoting Continuous Learning at Autodesk Through Smart Content Management
    Here is an interesting case that came out of that effort, Managing Content for Continuous Learning at Autodesk. These professional often need to go beyond standard practices to complete their projects. They share their practical tips and best practices through online communities. Here is the answer.  Smart move.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2007
    [Learning, Practice] Learning and Networking with a Blog (Deleted Scenes)
    My article in Training + Development Magazine was just published - Learning and Networking with a Blog. So here are two associated pieces of content that are the article's "deleted scenes": Getting Started with Blogging Probably the first step in blogging is learning about blogging for yourself before you try to use it for your organization.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2008
    [Learning, Practice] Better Learning Design
    A few recent blog posts have listed elements of better learning, and I’m pleased to see that the elements they talk about are ones I’ve previously touted in my white paper “ The Seven Step Program &# (PDF) for better elearning design. recommended read! Check it out
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2008
    [Learning, Practice] Web 2.0 Applications in Learning
    Applications in Learning. Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. We had some good discussion around how you might use these tools alongside formal learning. discussed my experience from Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0
  • ELSUA: THE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] Communities of Practice: Conversations to Collaboration by Steve Dale
    For a good number of years Communities (of Practice, of Interest, of Purpose, etc. Slideshare Productivity Knowledge Management Social Networking Social Networks Community Builders KM Social Computing Knowledge Sharing Remote Collaboration Communities Learning Collaboration CoP inside of the corporat.
  • NO STRAIGHT LINES  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2011
    [Learning, Practice] 50 books in 52 weeks – not this year
    Book Reviews Books Life learning Creativity Deliberate Practice FIRST reading reflection thinkingI enjoy reading, so like many people I have set a goal for myself to read at least 50 books a year for the last couple of years. But well over half of the books I read last year are still bouncing around inside my head.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2014
    [Learning, Practice] Visualization for Understanding
    once used value network analysis to help a company’s research steering group see their internal community of practice in a new light. As a result, they decided to change their Charter and develop more network-centric practices. Complexity Innovation Learning Seeing is believing. The Blue Marble.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] Managing emergent practice
    Imagine telling senior management that you were shuttering the classrooms in favor of peer-to-peer learning. We showed that in complex environments, which more of us face each day, only emergent practices are effective, as backward-looking “good practices&# are inadequate. Tags: Learning Wirearchy Work
  • KNOWLEDGE-AT-WORK  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2006
    [Learning, Practice] Knowledge-at-work: KM practices
    Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « When learning and knowledge collide | Main | Knowledge managers » November 05, 2006 KM practices Which KM practices are the most important in your opinion? But, none of that is actually KM.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
    [Learning, Practice] Practice to be best
    We may think we should adopt best practices , but to be really effective and innovative we need to practice to be best. Jay Deragon talks about how important it is to think about what we do and not just emulate others: Social Doo Doo’s are those that practice and copy, what others do expecting to get the same or better results.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013
    [Learning, Practice] Conversation as the Pathway to Learning
    But it had been privately-owned and family-managed for most of its history, and no one had paid much attention at all to the company’s management processes and practices. rather quickly discovered that it was in those individual conversations that true learning and growth occurred. July 1, 2013. by creating compelling work experiences.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2013
    [Learning, Practice] Researching User Experience: A Knowledge Ecology Model
    When we think of learning environments, we think of books, lectures, databases perhaps. But in my recent research, I discovered that the interactions we have with people in our networks play an even more important role in what we learn and how we turn information into actionable knowledge. Examples. Experiential. Personal. Technical.
  • NO STRAIGHT LINES  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] Cynefin, concept work, and the role of deliberate practice
    Read Tony and Ken’s posts, along with the comments, for all the discussion including my comment: …the application of deliberate practice is not the most efficient way to achieve basic proficiency, even though it would be effective. That is the nature of mastery, and the ultimate result of deliberate practice.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Learning, Practice] THE Social Learning Handbook
    And I’d looked at the previous edition of her Social Learning Handbook, so it was on faith that I endorsed the new edition. Practical guidance underpins all the frameworks. I’m all the more glad I recommended this valuable compendium. If you want to tap into the power of social learning, there is no better guide.
  • ANECDOTE   |  TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2007
    [Learning, Practice] Anecdote: Thinking strategically about communities of practice
    Main | Communities of Practice - a strategic technology? » 14/03/07 | Thinking strategically about communities of practice By Mark. Filed in Communities of practice , Strategic clarity. It was a great experience and I learned much about communities of practice. Follow me on Twitter.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 2011
    [Learning, Practice] Reflecting on Online Community Building
    We wanted to treat the process of forming and nurturing this community as a learning project so we could share our "lessons learned" with others who are doing this kind of work. What did I learn today? learning reflective practiceIt suggests ending each day with three questions: How did the day go? About myself?
  • 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?
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
    [Learning, Practice] Positive Professional Development Tool: Career Stepping Stones
    Even as part of our ongoing reflective practice , mining our past experiences can give us great fodder for the future. . What lessons did you learn during this period? Positive Professional Development reflective practiceIn our ongoing career and professional development, there are times when it's helpful to look at our past.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  MONDAY, JULY 20, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] 10 Questions for Your Reflective Practice
    It occurs to me that these six questions would also be great thought starters for both individual and organizational reflective practice. What big mistake have you made recently and what did you learn from it?     10. Tags: learning professional development reflective practice If I Google you, what will I find?
  • NANCY WHITE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2011
    [Learning, Practice] Planning and Evaluating Your CoP (amplifying and other good stuff)
    Here’s his note : “Check out @nancywhite ‘s Full Circle Associates on Communities of Practice (CoPs). ” Wow, I had not thought about this from the perspective of a PLN (personal learning network) but it sure does work. We don’t just retweet, rebroadcast, etc. Jeff added value. For a refresher, here is the video.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Concrete and Contextual
    I’m working on the learning science workshop I’m going to present at DevLearn  next month, and in thinking about how to represent the implications of designing to account for how we work better when the learning context is concrete and sufficient contexts are used, I came up with this, which I wanted to share. Make sense?
  • NANCY WHITE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010
    [Learning, Practice] Reviving Community Indicators – Learning
    the learning of a community of practice over time. In this case, the indicator is learning over time, and a way to VISUALIZE and SHARE that learning. Communities of practice. Learning, meaning and identity. All online, because cost and distance made a face to face a less “sustainable&# option. 1998).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012
    [Learning, Practice] Using social media for onboarding
    Last year, I looked at new hire practices and found some interesting methods: Ensuring new hires understand the shadow or informal part of the organization through the use of tools such as network maps (Jon Katzenbach, Senior Partner of Booz & Company, author of The Wisdom of Teams). Use the tools you have already for social learning.
  • 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  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014
    [Learning, Practice] Information Literacy: in legal education/practice; in Inquiry Based Learning: new articles
    2014) Information literacy and inquiry-based learning: Evaluation of a five-year programme of curriculum development. Inquiry-based learning describes a range of learner-centred pedagogies increasingly employed in higher education where students learn through engaging in open-ended research and inquiry. McKinney, P. Lawal, V.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011
    [Learning, Practice] Leadership Learning Nonprofit Leadership Webinar Series
    The  Leadership Learning Community, a group of people dedicated to the practice and learning around non profit leadership, host a series of webinars. Join us as we explore our options and practices with Nancy White of Full Circle Associates. via Nonprofit Leadership Webinar Series | Leadership Learning Community.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012
    [Learning, Practice] Feedforward
    Even performance consulting, a good part of my consulting business for the first five years, is becoming more commonplace (and that’s a good thing). I’m now focused on working smarter , helping organizations integrate learning into the workflow, especially using social media. Informal Learning InternetTime PKM SocialLearning
  • 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.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] The Future of the Training Department
    Sometimes guilds helped apprentices learn by doing things under the eye of a master, but there weren’t any trainers involved. Xerox Learning, DDI, Forum Corporation, and hundreds of other “instructional systems companies&# sprung up.  corporate universities, and the Learning Organizaiton.  Competition fuels change.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
    [Learning, Practice] networked unlearning
    That bleeding edge agile practitioner who dogmatically insists that they won’t work with unless you follow these four (in their view) essential agile practices has more in common with their older colleagues still clinging to waterfall methodologies than they are comfortable admitting. Unlearning takes practice. Peter Evans-Greenwood.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
    [Learning, Practice] Re-wiring for the Complex Workplace
    Note: The following article appears in Inside Learning Technologies & Skills – May 2014. Inside Learning Technologies & Skills – May 2014. Today’s workplace demands emergent practices just to keep up, but there is little time or thought provided to develop these. complexity Learning Wirearchy Trust.
  • FASTWONDERBLOG.COM  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2008
    [Learning, Practice] Starter Kit: Social Media and Social Networking Best Practices for Business at Fast Wonder Blog
    Granted, not all of it will be professional quality; however, with an open mind, I think you might be surprised at all of the opportunities to learn from others. We each come into a discussion with unique and diverse ideas, and we learn by listening and sharing ideas with our peers aka everyone. Branch out a little. Live with it.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
    [Learning, Practice] I come not to bury training, only to put it in its place
    They work well when you have established best or good practices to base the training on. While people still need to be trained and educated, that alone will not prepare them for a networked workplace that demands the integration of learning and working. Work is changing , and so must learning support. complexity Learning
  • WEB WORKER DAILY  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    [Learning, Practice] Keep Everyone on the Same Page With a Newsletter
    Learn From the Best. I may not be talking about the kind of newsletters that companies send to their customers in this article, but that doesn’t mean the best of those kinds of publications can’t inform the creation of great internal newsletters. best practices distributed team newsletterFor example, the Feb. Email.
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2006
    [Learning, Practice] Blended learning - no shape, theory, methodology or best practice?
    A good post by Donald Clark - Blended learning - a sugar coated pill where he suggests that Blended learning is code for coping with a change in the model. While we've been doing blends for years, certainly the use of the term and the composition of the blends is changing.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013
    [Learning, Practice] Designing Learning is a Probabilistic Exercise
    But more importantly, beyond the actual performance, there’s a probability involved in our learning interventions. Starting with meaningful objectives, using model-based concepts, contextualized examples, meaningful practice, all that increases the probability. design meta-learning strategy And we need to be.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2014
    [Learning, Practice] books in perpetual beta
    In this complex and connected world we cannot predict outcomes, but we can engage our environments and markets and then learn by doing. This makes constant learning a critical business skill. It requires do-it-yourself learning as well as social learning skills. Books Complexity Learning PKM PKM Tips.
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010
    [Learning, Practice] Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0
    With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? My contention (as expressed in LMS and Social Learning ) is that most of the vendors are getting this wrong.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] The value of social media for learning
    The LCB Big Question this month is, “ How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization? &#. Social learning is the enabler. 4. With complex work, our challenges are now highly contextual and written best practices just don’t cut it anymore. We live in a networked society.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2012
    [Learning, Practice] Some thoughts from 2012
    Informal Learning: The 95% Solution. Informal learning is not better than formal training; there is just a whole lot more of it. It’s 95% of workplace learning, according to the research reviewed by  Gary Wise. To create real  learning organizations , there is a choice. The Learning Organization.
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Learning, Practice] Are On-line Discussion Forums Conversations?
    There is tremendous value gained, both in terms of learning and development, from an exchange that meets that definition. He surveyed the members who had posted the questions that started each discussion thread, asking them to rate their learning from high to low and to specify the performance that resulted from the answers they received.
  • THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2010
    [Learning, Practice] A Tool to Add to Your Reflective Practices Toolkit: "Oh Life"
    I've written before about the importance of reflective practice in professional development --the process of reflecting on your development as a professional and recording those thoughts somehow. The problem for most people is that getting in a regular practice of reflecting and recording can be difficult.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013
    [Learning, Practice] Artfully engaging with information in creative ecologies of learning #i3rgu
    Theresa Dirndorfer Anderson (University of Technology Sydney) presented a paper by her and Mukti Bawa : Artfully engaging with information in creative ecologies of learning This is work as part of a learning and teaching project in Australia, nurturing and sustaining creativity and innovation (a cross-disciplinary project). 2011).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013
    [Learning, Practice] We need more sandboxes
    Earlier this week I wrote that practices like personal knowledge management (PKM), and its potential for enhanced serendipity can give us the underlying structure to become better hackers and more creative. Behaviour change comes through small, but consistent, changes in practice. But first you need to build a space to practice.
  • ANECDOTE   |  MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2007
    [Learning, Practice] Anecdote: Revitalising communities of practice
    Filed in Communities of practice. ” I said something like that to John Smith this morning on the topic of revitalising communities of practice. He said that I should start by thinking about the Etienne Wenger’s CPD model (community, practice and domain). Follow me on Twitter. I’m very lucky. The poor man.
  • ELSUA: THE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] Communities of Practice: Conversations to Collaboration by Steve Dale
    Do you want to have a fundamental resource on Communities of Practice, i.e. CoPs, that could get you started in helping build your own community building program within your company to help drive the adoption of social software. Well, then, read on.
  • REFLEXIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] How to Treat Best Practices
    Working with organizations that want to document and replicate "best practices" I always struggle to balance the advantages of efficiency with the danger of stifling adaptation or innovation. One way is to focus on "worst practices," not best. Tags: SenseMaking (cognition, learning, KM & CI He makes a great point.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014
    [Learning, Practice] How to Make a Concept Model
    But mostly in hopes of learning a way to make a good concept model. Life then intervened and this article sat. I was busy with several things, including Lou Rosenfeld’s 32 Awesome Practical UX Tips. Big Ideas Education Learning From Others Process and Methods Visual and Visible I can draw. went to art school. But I can draw.
  • ANECDOTE   |  SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] The importance of deliberate practice
    It turned out he was learning to become a London taxi driver; he was learning was they call, " the knowledge.". It takes between 2 and 4 years to learn the 320 routes (they call them runs) required to pass the tests. It took me a little while to work out what was happening. But my next sighting was far more informative.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013
    [Learning, Practice] Daniel Coyle #LSCon Keynote Mindmap
    Naturally, I was thrilled to hear him tout the principles that I suggest make games such a powerful learning environment: challenge, tight feedback, and large amounts of engaging practice. With compelling stories to illustrate his points, he balanced humor and emotional impact to sell a powerful plea for better learning.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2008
    [Learning, Practice] Web 2.0 policy and practice
    Jane Secker LSE Centre for Learning Technology - Web 2.0 at the British Library: Adrian Arthur, Head of Web Services. - A del.icio.us This is the name of a conference organised by ALISS in London, UK, on 13th August 2008. To register contact Heather Dawson, ALISS Secretary, LSE Library, 10 Portugal Street, London, WC2A 2HD, h.dawson@lse.ac.uk
  • NANCY WHITE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] CoP Series #5: Is my community a community of practice?
    In our first post on Communities of Practice (CoPs) we disabused ourselves of the confusion between a community and the platform that allows a community to interact together online. This may also give us insight as to what we are trying to do and perhaps point to a different strategic option when trying to support and extend learning.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2008
    [Learning, Practice] Learning Together
    Much of our work has been around informal learning and performance improvement in the workplace. For me, technology is the application of organised and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems. Some of the methods I’ve developed are in my performance  Toolbox , so that I can share and also learn from others.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice
    If you have ever hankered to read a “real life&# story about an organic community of practice, one free from the business pressures of CoPs manufactured inside of corporations, read this book. Identifying a new practice and refining it.). Access to expertise – learning from experienced practitioners (i.e.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Learning, Practice] Five Things They Didn’t Teach Me in School About Being a User Researcher
    That said, in the midst of companies experimenting with how to maximize user researchers, there are a few things I’ve learned specific to the role of user researcher that have held true across the diverse companies I’ve worked for. quickly learned that the title was misleading and should have been usability analyst. You’re not a DVR.
  • COMMUNICATION NATION  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2005
    [Learning, Practice] Communication Nation: Visual thinking practice: Heads and hands
    10 December 2005 Visual thinking practice: Heads and hands Visual thinking is the practice of using pictures to enhance your ability to solve problems, think about complex issues and communicate effectively. If you can learn to draw convincing faces and hands, everything else will seem simple by comparison. Keep trying.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Incorporating a research-minded approach to professional practice #researchminded
    However there are some interesting keynotes, and I aim to liveblog those.The hashtag is #researchminded The opening keynote was from Professor Hazel Hall (Edinburgh Napier University) talking about: Incorporating a research-minded approach to professional practice. evidence-based practice research researchminded
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2013
    [Learning, Practice] Good for what? Considering context in building learning objects.
    One of the learning objects we plan to create is envisioned as being called “good for what?” Ironically, I think librarians sometimes don’t take context enough into account when creating information literacy learning objects. Over time, we learned that maybe screencasting wasn’t actually good for everything.
  • WWW.ASCD.ORG  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] Educational Leadership:Giving Students Ownership of Learning:Footprints in the Digital Age
    Learn about our rights and permissions policies. More November 2008 November 2008 | Volume 66 | Number 3 Giving Students Ownership of Learning Pages 16-19 Footprints in the Digital Age Will Richardson In the Web 2.0 In doing so, provided he knows whom and what to trust, he can learn a great deal. We are here to help! 2007).
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014
    [Learning, Practice] Honing Your Research Skills Through Ad-hoc Contextual Inquiry
    It’s common in our field to hear that we don’t get enough time to regularly practice all the types of research available to us, and that’s often true, given tight project deadlines and limited resources. Case Studies Discovery, Research, and Testing Learning From Others It’s an activity I’d encourage everyone to try.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014
    [Learning, Practice] A compass for the Big Shift
    Participation in knowledge flows can generate new insights and practices and improve performance in ways that also yield learning and new capabilities. Not just how can we learn, but how can we learn faster? – John Hagel: Why learning is the only sustainable response to the increasing pressures of the Big Shift.
  • NO STRAIGHT LINES  |  TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] Use it or lose it (or, The importance of continuous practice)
    Mastery - fluency - in any pursuit requires constant practice. And one of the most important things that we can master, and thus continually practice, is the ability and desire to ask questions, to figure out how the world around us works. Tags: Deliberate Practice Life Mastery learning DeliberatePractice
  • 21STCENTURYLEARNING.TYPEPAD.COM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2008
    [Learning, Practice] 21st Century Learning: Why You Need a Personal Learning Network
    21st Century Learning « Networked Family | Main | Transcending through Connectedness » Why You Need a Personal Learning Network Frustrated I turned to my PLN on Twitter and asked-- * What about kids talking to each other and learning socially is so hard to "get"? * Why is control such a huge part of school culture?
  • WWW.CONNECTIVISM.CA  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2010
    [Learning, Practice] Technologically Externalized Knowledge and Learning « Connectivism
    Connectivism networked and social learning « Utah State OpenCourseWare, lowriders, and system design Future of learning: LMS or SNS? While pundits are wrong in criticizing schools as unchanged in a century, they overlook the more obvious challenge: learning itself is unchanged. Learning needs a target. Or Connector.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
    [Learning, Practice] Technologies for collaboration and cooperation
    Tweet Whether we’re working or learning, how we communicate is a key part of everything we do. Communities of practice are a mix of both. Three smaller pieces loosely joined seems to be a better approach for collaborative work/learning at this time rather than a unified platform.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2007
    [Learning, Practice] Green Chameleon » Introduction to Communities of Practice
    www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Introduction to Communities of Practice This is the second in a series of three recent workshops on different approaches to getting knowledge transfer going in your organisation. This one is an introduction to Communities of Practice. RSS2.0
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013
    [Learning, Practice] This is my work
    The ability to learn is the only lasting competitive advantage for any organization. Social learning plays a significant role in this. To this end, I am a keen subversive of many of the last century’s management and education practices. Social Learning. Communities of Practice. Collaborative Work.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Online Surveys On a Shoestring: Tips and Tricks
    Writing a good questionnaire is both art and science, and we strongly encourage you to learn how to do it. Having respondents who are compensated only a little, if at all, makes the need for good survey writing practices even more important. Discovery, Research, and Testing Learning From Others MethodsWriting questions.
  • THE FASTFORWARD BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
    [Learning, Practice] Taping the Potential of Enterprise 2.0 for Workplace Learning
    I was very pleased to receive a review copy of The New Social Learning by Tony Bingham and Marcia Conner. Marcia is a Partner at Altimeter Group , founder of the Twitter chat #lrnchat, and she writes the Fast Company column “Learn at All Levels.”. Social learning can draw on a number of these motivators.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] Work is learning, learning work
    As host of this month’s  Working / Learning Blog Carnival , David Wilkins challenged participants to think about the intersections between working and learning: When does work become learning? When does learning become work? The integration of work and learning is a key part of my professional practice.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015
    [Learning, Practice] Mentoring as an investment
    Sometimes, despite your best intentions, clients are only interested in timelines and not interested in spending lots of billable time learning or re-learning. To this day, those team members reach out to me with questions and best practices due to the trust gained through leading in this way. Client mentoring as an investment.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] Learning Literacies
    The Learning Literacies for the Digital Age (LLiDA) project, funded by the JISC and led by Glasgow Caledonian University has produced a final report in the form of a wiki & pdfs. discussion around how learning literacies and students' aptitudes and needs are changing 3. The sections include: 1.
  • ANECDOTE   |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [Learning, Practice] Benjamin Franklin and deliberate practice
    From a remarkably young age Franklin understood the importance of practice. But that drilled, repetitive practice of hitting the same shot over and over again. It was the perfect model to learn with to improve his writing. Again he made a comparison, made corrections and learned by doing.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2009
    [Learning, Practice] Green Chameleon » Conducting a Knowledge Audit
    www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Conducting a Knowledge Audit Here’s another in our series of video tutorials to different practical knowledge management techniques. It’s taken from a workshop we conducted last week on knowledge audits and knowledge mapping. RSS2.0
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2013
    [Learning, Practice] On the future of distance education
    noted afterwards that this happens in enterprises as well, where workers prefer to bring their own device or create hacks around their learning management systems. Stephen Downes discussed MOOC’s ( English transcript – en français ), saying that they are like languages and require practice and time to master. Learning
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012
    [Learning, Practice] Awareness
    Think of these roles, and who will do them, as you start or support a community of practice. There Formal & Informal Learning. Awareness of current practice. Informal Learning PKM WirearchyTweet Part of Personal Knowledge Management is seeking sources of knowledge (Seek-Sense-Share). Controller. Helper. Learner.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2013
    [Learning, Practice] Work is already a game
    I came across a statement saying how it would be a good thing to ‘ gamify social learning ‘, or words to that effect. I’d like to unpack that short statement. It could mean that people can be more engaged while playing games and therefore could learn while playing. The latter does not help learning.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014
    [Learning, Practice] cfp Journal of Creative Library Practice
    The the open-access Journal of Creative Library Practice (JCLP) is accepting papers and manuscripts concerning information literacy/ library instruction. "We know that many librarians employ creative techniques to teach library instruction sessions, so if you have had success implementing a new method or idea, we would love to hear about it.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2008
    [Learning, Practice] Communities of Practice Series with Darren Sidnick #1 | Full Circle Associates
    Darren Sidnick’s Learning & Technology: Communities of Practice (CoPs) with Nancy White Communities of Practice (CoPs) with Nancy White Darren wrote: This is a series of blogs on Communities of Practice (CoP). I’m excited as I’ve teamed up with CoP guru, Nancy White [link]. doing a bit of writing).
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