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INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG [Learning, Practice] New articles: Pedagogical practice; Coordination; Curriculum support; Student learning
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017
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?
KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK [Learning, Practice] Entelechy - theory into practice
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2010
longer review is coming, but I wanted to highlight something that links closely to my interest in personal effectiveness / personal learning. The final chapter stood out for its emphasis on turning theory (the book) into a regular practice - Rackham really likes the word entelechy. Practice only one new behavior at a time.
PORTALS AND KM [Learning, Practice] Boston E20 Notes: Organization Next Workshop: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play"
| TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
attended workshop hosted by Mike Gotta - Organization Next: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play" Mike is now Senior Technical Solution Manager for Enterprise Social Software, Cisco. Drew is a Senior Learning Consultant at Deloitte. Informal learning counts for 70% of learning.
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] It is time to simplify
| TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2012
The five informal learning methods described in yesterday’s post on Learning in the Workplace have one thing in common. To compensate for its complicated processes, the enterprise attempts to shift to another paradigm, and tries to become a learning organization, putting significant effort into training.
THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG [Learning, Practice] Working with the Questions
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2012
Still-cooking” -- The ones that keep us actively learning. Antenna-out” -- Yes, another variation of continuous learning and attention giving. career Positive Professional Development reflective practiceLast week I wrote that one of the key 21st century skills I think we need is a more advanced capacity for questions.
- [Learning, Practice] Teaching and Learning in Second Life as Part of a Blended Approach: Reflections and Lessons learned #vwbpe
Second Life Pedagogy vwbpe academic sector My teaching
ANECDOTE [Learning, Practice] Anecdote: Organic Communities of Practice
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2008
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 [Learning, Practice] The rapidly changing workplace
| SUNDAY, MAY 25, 2014
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 [Learning, Practice] Anecdote: Conference call practices to generate knowledge and record learning
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2008
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 [Learning, Practice] Theories and Practices
| TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
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 [Learning, Practice] L&D outside the box
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2015
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 [Learning, Practice] Etienne Wenger-Trayner Keynote Mindmap
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011
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
- [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 [Learning, Practice] Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates
| SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2009
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?
NANCY WHITE [Learning, Practice] August Hot List: Mobile Learning Content
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
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 [Learning, Practice] preparing for 2020
| MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015
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?
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] Autonomous learners
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014
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?
PORTALS AND KM [Learning, Practice] My Favorite Knowledge Management Story and its Lessons Learned for Today
| TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
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.
TONY KARRER [Learning, Practice] Personal Learning Knowledge Work Environment
| TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2007
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 [Learning, Practice] Intuition, Scarcity and Experimentation
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011
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 [Learning, Practice] “you simply can’t train people to be social!”
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
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
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] imagining open collaboration
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2016
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.
THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG [Learning, Practice] How Do You Know When You're Stuck?
| THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011
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.
ANECDOTE [Learning, Practice] Anecdote: Communities of Practice
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2007
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 [Learning, Practice] CoP Series #4: Practice Makes Perfect
| TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009
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.
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] co-creation as a service
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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.
- [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 [Learning, Practice] Building institutional memory, one story at a time
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013
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.
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] a workable future
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
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 [Learning, Practice] EEA Learning Day
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012
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 [Learning, Practice] Promoting Continuous Learning at Autodesk Through Smart Content Management
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
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 [Learning, Practice] Learning and Networking with a Blog (Deleted Scenes)
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2007
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 [Learning, Practice] Better Learning Design
| SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2008
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
NO STRAIGHT LINES [Learning, Practice] 50 books in 52 weeks – not this year
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2011
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.
- [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.
TONY KARRER [Learning, Practice] Web 2.0 Applications in Learning
| MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2008
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
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] Visualization for Understanding
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2014
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.
KNOWLEDGE-AT-WORK [Learning, Practice] Knowledge-at-work: KM practices
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2006
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 [Learning, Practice] Managing emergent practice
| TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2009
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
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] Practice to be best
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
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.
BOXES AND ARROWS [Learning, Practice] Researching User Experience: A Knowledge Ecology Model
| TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2013
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 [Learning, Practice] Cynefin, concept work, and the role of deliberate practice
| FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2009
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.
FUTURE OF WORK [Learning, Practice] Conversation as the Pathway to Learning
| MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013
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.
CLARK QUINN [Learning, Practice] THE Social Learning Handbook
| MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
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.
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] the problem is to know what questions to ask
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2016
“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.
ANECDOTE [Learning, Practice] Anecdote: Thinking strategically about communities of practice
| TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2007
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 [Learning, Practice] Reflecting on Online Community Building
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 2011
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?
THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG [Learning, Practice] Positive Professional Development Tool: Career Stepping Stones
| TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
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.
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] sense-making with social media
| TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
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?
NANCY WHITE [Learning, Practice] Planning and Evaluating Your CoP (amplifying and other good stuff)
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2011
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.
THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG [Learning, Practice] 10 Questions for Your Reflective Practice
| MONDAY, JULY 20, 2009
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?
CLARK QUINN [Learning, Practice] Concrete and Contextual
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
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 [Learning, Practice] Reviving Community Indicators – Learning
| MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010
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 [Learning, Practice] Using social media for onboarding
| THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012
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.
- [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 [Learning, Practice] Leadership Learning Nonprofit Leadership Webinar Series
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011
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 [Learning, Practice] Feedforward
| SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012
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 [Learning, Practice] The Future of the Training Department
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009
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 [Learning, Practice] networked unlearning
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
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.
WEB WORKER DAILY [Learning, Practice] Keep Everyone on the Same Page With a Newsletter
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
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.
FASTWONDERBLOG.COM [Learning, Practice] Starter Kit: Social Media and Social Networking Best Practices for Business at Fast Wonder Blog
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2008
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 [Learning, Practice] innovation in perpetual beta
| SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2017
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.
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] Re-wiring for the Complex Workplace
| THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
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.
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] I come not to bury training, only to put it in its place
| TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
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
TONY KARRER [Learning, Practice] Blended learning - no shape, theory, methodology or best practice?
| TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2006
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.
- [Learning, Practice] I am leaving Ernst & Young | innovation Creators
For the last 2 years, 8 months, I have been working as a Manager in Ernst & Young’s Financial Services Advisory practice. During my first two years at EY, I felt that my personal pace of learning was somewhere between 4 to 7 times faster than at the bank. joined EY from Wells Fargo Bank. Why am I leaving? technology.
CLARK QUINN [Learning, Practice] Designing Learning is a Probabilistic Exercise
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013
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 [Learning, Practice] books in perpetual beta
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2014
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 [Learning, Practice] Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010
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 [Learning, Practice] The value of social media for learning
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009
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 [Learning, Practice] 70:20:10 – towards 100% performance
| MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016
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
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] Some thoughts from 2012
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 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.
THE BAMBOO PROJECT BLOG [Learning, Practice] A Tool to Add to Your Reflective Practices Toolkit: "Oh Life"
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2010
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.
CONVERSATION MATTERS [Learning, Practice] Are On-line Discussion Forums Conversations?
| FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
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.
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] We need more sandboxes
| THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013
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 [Learning, Practice] Anecdote: Revitalising communities of practice
| MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2007
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.
INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG [Learning, Practice] Artfully engaging with information in creative ecologies of learning #i3rgu
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013
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).
- [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 [Learning, Practice] How to Treat Best Practices
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009
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.
ANECDOTE [Learning, Practice] The importance of deliberate practice
| SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2009
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.
BOXES AND ARROWS [Learning, Practice] How to Make a Concept Model
| MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014
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.
CLARK QUINN [Learning, Practice] Daniel Coyle #LSCon Keynote Mindmap
| THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013
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.
- [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, email@example.com
NANCY WHITE [Learning, Practice] CoP Series #5: Is my community a community of practice?
| THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2009
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 [Learning, Practice] Learning Together
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2008
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 [Learning, Practice] Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice
| THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2009
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 [Learning, Practice] Five Things They Didn’t Teach Me in School About Being a User Researcher
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
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 [Learning, Practice] Communication Nation: Visual thinking practice: Heads and hands
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2005
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 [Learning, Practice] Incorporating a research-minded approach to professional practice #researchminded
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015
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
- [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 [Learning, Practice] Educational Leadership:Giving Students Ownership of Learning:Footprints in the Digital Age
| SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2009
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 [Learning, Practice] Honing Your Research Skills Through Ad-hoc Contextual Inquiry
| TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014
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.
NO STRAIGHT LINES [Learning, Practice] Use it or lose it (or, The importance of continuous practice)
| TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009
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
HAROLD JARCHE [Learning, Practice] A compass for the Big Shift
| MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014
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.
- [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 [Learning, Practice] Technologically Externalized Knowledge and Learning « Connectivism
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2010
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 [Learning, Practice] Technologies for collaboration and cooperation
| THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
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 [Learning, Practice] Green Chameleon » Introduction to Communities of Practice
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2007
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 [Learning, Practice] This is my work
| TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013
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 [Learning, Practice] Online Surveys On a Shoestring: Tips and Tricks
| TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015
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.