Casa Batllo (Antoni Gaudí)
I’m in Barcelona to visit my partners at CV&A and to speak on Open Social Learning at VI International Seminar of the UNESCO Chair in e-Learning, Open University of Catalonia. Stephen Downes and George Siemens are here so I expect we’ll light some fires.
Tossa Continue reading Barcelona
George Siemens began the day by challenging us to see the world as a set of trade-offs. What’s the optimal balance point?
Asking people to jot ideas on the white board, the line that divides presenter from audience began to blur. We’re all audience; we all presenters; it shifts back and forth. Continue reading LearnTrends 2009: Balance, web 2.0, Internet Time Alliance, DAU
Here’s tho conversation taking place at Twitter during LearnTrends. (We’d ask people to put their comments and questions into our conference system, where all could see them.
ScottSkibell Videos from Tues & Wed #learntrends event are up. http://ow.ly/DwZE Catch the sessions you might have missed.Continue reading LearnTrends Tweetstream backchannel
Clark Quinn and I led a discussion on Reinventing Organizational Learning at LearnTrends this morning. The recording will be up before the day is over, but I thought you might enjoy the discussion that went with it. Twitter and chat are ubiquitous at conferences now. The back channel becomes part of Continue reading LearnTrends: Backchannel
Judy Brown is talking about mobile learning: it’s more that eLearning lite.
M-learning: Pervasive. Get learners to complete tasks while going about their day-to-day lives.
Laptops are mobile but not in Judy’s book. She wants something you always take with you. It’s always connected. It’s instant-on.
When Continue reading LearnTrends Live: Mobile Learning
Personal Knowledge Management
BIG KM (corporate) | Little KM | Personal KM
Lots going on. Books, blogs, bookmarks, tags, etc.
Harold asked himself, “What is it I actually do?”
“Sorting” means filtering one’s sources.
Weekly overview of interesting stuff found on Twitter: tagged Continue reading LearnTrends Live: Harold Jarche on PKM
Installs social learning system based on ELGG.
Customization. Open source. Supporting infrastructure.
Created a site where learning professionals could experiment with using ELGG
At first, people came to network. Now the system hosts courseware. It’s become SoLearn (short to Continue reading LearnTrends Live: Jane Hart
Largest information company in the world
70/20/10: 80% of learning takes place outside of class
Learning through experience: 70%
Learning from others: 20%
Learning formally: 10%
Think of your major lessons. They weren’t formal, were they?
Note: Continue reading LearnTrends Live: Reuters case study
Two years ago, DevLearn and KM World took place simultaneously in downtown San Jose. I sensed that learning and knowledge management were converging and invited bloggers form both sides to get together at the Tidehouse to share viewpoints and guzzle beer. Adobe was kind enough to pick up the tab.
Continue reading Learning and KM: Separated at birth?
I always do my best work while asleep and now that I’ve slept two nights since DevLearn, here’s what I’m thinking.
The last item begs explanation. In the past, we’ve focused on individuals but work is performed by groups. Hence, I expect us to start helping groups learn to perform instead Continue reading Social Learning Gets Real