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Building a Network of People, Ideas, and Organizations to Transform Learning

Building a Network of People, Ideas, and Organizations to Transform Learning | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, September 4, 2013 11:28 PM

"This is part of a series of conversations with thought leaders on digital media and learning, then and now. In conversation with journalist Heather Chaplin, leaders reflect on how the field of digital media and learning has changed over time, and where it’s headed."

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Mobilizing Knowledge to Create Convenient Learning Moments

Mobilizing Knowledge to Create Convenient Learning Moments | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it

Chunks, bits and short modules make learning more manageable and easier to integrate into long-term memory. Long classroom or web-based training courses may accomplish the function of training, but rarely achieve desired retention rates. Instead of just dumping information on the learner, employees are expecting the content to be easy to find, relevant and digestible in the way their brains process information.


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tracey morgan's curator insight, September 5, 2013 5:24 PM

Think about how much information you are trying to take in. Maybe it is too much in one go.

Guillermo Pérez's curator insight, September 6, 2013 11:41 AM

Más allá de enseñar, está el reto de crear situaciones y ambientes propicias para el aprendizaje.

Whitequest's curator insight, October 15, 2013 5:13 AM

Have a look at "tracking user performance to improve the program". 

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Build an Enterprise Learning Network in your Enterprise Social Network and integrate social learning in the workplace « Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies

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"The annual Top 100 Tools for Learning survey (now in its 7th year) also shows that people are increasingly using social tools for their own professional learning, e.g. They are using social networks to build a trusted network of friends and colleagues (often referred to as a Personal Learning Network or PLN) where they can ask and answer questions of one another, exchange resources and ideas, brainstorm and solve problems, keep up to date with they are doing, as well as learn from one another – often without realising it They are using social tools to “learn the new” and keep up with what is happening in their industry and profession. They are using social tools to find immediate solutions to their everyday performance problems. They are using social tools to participate in wider open educational opportunities online, e.g. MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). They are using social tools to share what they find, learn and create and know with others."

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Why Are 70% Of Employees Disengaged, And What Can You Do About It? - Forbes

Why Are 70% Of Employees Disengaged, And What Can You Do About It? - Forbes | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
Why Are 70% Of Employees Disengaged, And What Can You Do About It?
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Being The Best Isn't About Knowing The Most - Forbes

Being The Best Isn't About Knowing The Most - Forbes | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
Being The Best Isn't About Knowing The Most
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When an individual believes they know all the answers, they shut themselves down from the possibility that there is more they might learn on a subject.
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The Next Generation Of Tools Will Make Us Constantly Productive - Business Insider

The Next Generation Of Tools Will Make Us Constantly Productive - Business Insider | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
Business Insider The Next Generation Of Tools Will Make Us Constantly Productive Business Insider What is going on is nothing short of a broad disruption—even winning organizations face an innovator's dilemma in how to develop new products and...
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Three Ways to Teach Yourself Something New

Three Ways to Teach Yourself Something New | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it

If you look closely at people who are succeeding in this new digital world of work, you’ll notice they have something in common: they’re fast learners and they’re willing to adapt. If you want to grow as a person and a worker and if you want to gain skills that will help you take that next step in your career, you’ll probably have to learn those skills on your own.


In the post-recession workplace, your company probably isn’t going to send you to a conference so you can learn that new skill that will make you an even more valuable employee … Your boss probably doesn’t have time to hold your hand as you figure out how to use a new tool that will make your team more efficient. And it’s unlikely you’ll be encouraged to spend your workday focusing on forward-looking, innovative projects that will really help you grow.


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harish magan's comment, August 31, 2013 9:29 AM
learn new things always as you don't know when it will be needed. Self motivation is the best choice for gaining knowledge because if you have knowledge, can open many doors.
harish magan's comment, August 31, 2013 9:31 AM
Self motivation, eagerness to learn in today's competitive world with help of many tools which are available freely on the net,Teach yourself
Deborah Welsh's curator insight, May 3, 2014 10:47 PM

Yes you have time! Work smarter, not harder.

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Two Simple Ways to Improve Action from eLearning | Mindflash

Two Simple Ways to Improve Action from eLearning | Mindflash | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
Too many eLearning courses are lectures in the form of slides with content that learners must either read or listen to. The content usually contains abstract

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The Evolutionary Logic of Knowledge Transfer | Big Think TV | Big Think

The Evolutionary Logic of Knowledge Transfer | Big Think TV | Big Think | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
Expanding access to education and research tools, Ramez Naam says, "is accelerating this process of the Darwinian evolution of ideas."

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Knowledge sharing: Drive out fear. Eliminate management by objective, by David Gurteen

Knowledge sharing: Drive out fear. Eliminate management by objective, by David Gurteen | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
By David Gurteen: "Many years ago when I worked at Lotus Development we had a similar yearly review system to the one described in this article The Poisonous Employee-Ranking System That Helps Explain Microsoft's Decline. I hated it then, mainly as it was gamed, long before I fully realised the consequences and its impact on knowledge sharing and collaborative behaviours. " Use of Deming's [...] fourteen key principles for management for transforming business effectiveness. Read more: http://www.gurteen.com/gurteen/gurteen.nsf/id/poisonous-employee-ranking-system?open
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'Continuous Productivity' and the Next Generation of Work and Tools For Work - LinkedIn Today

'Continuous Productivity' and the Next Generation of Work and Tools For Work - LinkedIn Today | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
'Continuous Productivity' and the Next Generation of Work and Tools For Work LinkedIn Today Rather than feeling like you're on call all the time waiting for progress or waiting on some person or event, you can simply be more effective as an...
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How Educators Can Make Time for Professional & Personal Development

How Educators Can Make Time for Professional & Personal Development | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
What better time than the week after Labor Day, the traditional back-to-school kick-off, for educators to embrace opportunities for professional and personal development. Though for some just the t...
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Grace App - Mobile learning from top Universities, Organizations and leaders.

Grace is an Android App on Education and learning from course videos from top Universities like MIT, Yale, Stanford, KhanAcademy, Harvard, Oxford and great o...
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XDiscovery's comment, May 14, 2014 11:51 AM

XDiscovery launch mobile app to learn in seconds with visual knowledge maps for 4 million topics
http://learn.xdiscovery.com
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How people learn - The Week Magazine

How people learn - The Week Magazine | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
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But in addition, experts have a mental organizational structure that facilitates the retrieval and effective application of their knowledge.
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Kind Advice For All of Us » TrulyHumanLeadership.com

Kind Advice For All of Us » TrulyHumanLeadership.com | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it

Can kindness be built as an organizational practice?  We believe it can, and it starts with building empathy.  When we have empathy, we understand, respect, and value others’ perspective.  As leaders, we can cultivate empathy in our organizations by bringing people together in a respectful dialogue to share ideas and solve problems together.  

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Unleash Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes | Beth's ...

Unleash Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes | Beth's ... | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it

"Many of us don’t value taking the time for intentional learning within our organizations.  We are so focused on getting things done, checking it off the to do list and the forward momentum that it requires, that we miss an important opportunity to hit the pause button, reflect, and improve process.   Being intentional about learning can also help an organization scale effectively."

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How To Bounce Back From Failure -- Over And Over Again

How To Bounce Back From Failure -- Over And Over Again | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
Rejection is rough, no matter how you slice it. But it's also an inescapable fact of life, and our ability to deal with failure and rejection has a hand in determining how successful and happy we are.
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Here are seven habits of highly resilient people -- and ways that you can improve your own ability to cope with challenges.
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Making Organizational Learning Stick: How to Set Your Knowledge Goals and Blend Technology and People Processes to Reach Them

Making Organizational Learning Stick: How to Set Your Knowledge Goals and Blend Technology and People Processes to Reach Them | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it

Henry Ford once observed, “Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” This is as true for nonprofit organizations as it is for individuals.


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Why We Need Digital Wisdom

Why We Need Digital Wisdom | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it

Fewer and fewer jobs can be done without technology. Our increasingly sophisticated technologies enable our enhanced minds to do many previously impossible things, such as mass individualization, and quickly connecting and combining ideas from humans around the world.


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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, September 5, 2013 1:10 PM
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Nice article by Marc Prensky. Love this quote "For today’s young people, using technology is as fundamental as reading was for their parents and grandparents. It underlies and supports everything they do."

vincent martinez's curator insight, September 6, 2013 7:35 AM

"For today’s young people, using technology is as fundamental as reading was for their parents and grandparents. It underlies and supports everything they do."

Lauren Furgason's comment, September 11, 2013 5:17 PM
once again... love this...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Must See Google Plus Cheat Sheet for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Must See Google Plus Cheat Sheet for Teachers | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it

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Report: Digital Badges Help Learners Demonstrate Accomplishments, Need ... - T.H.E. Journal

Report: Digital Badges Help Learners Demonstrate Accomplishments, Need ... - T.H.E. Journal | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it

Digital badges can help students pursue personal learning pathways and provide a standardized platform for learners to demonstrate their accomplishments, according to a new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Mozilla Foundation.

 

The report, "Expanding Education and Workforce Opportunities Through Digital Badges," examines how digital badges can be used to improve student learning and outcomes. It explains what digital badges are and how they work, provides examples of digital badges that have already been implemented, and speculates on the future of the system.

According to the report, digital badges are "credentials that represent skills, interests, and achievements earned by an individual through specific projects, programs, courses, and other activities." They provide a digital hyperlink to information about the badge's associated skills and the projects or tasks the badge holder has completed to earn it.

 


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Dafnord 's curator insight, August 31, 2013 6:18 AM

Digital badges may be as unknown to others as they are to me. Now I have a good chance to get rid of my ignorance :-).

According to the report, digital badges are "credentials that represent skills, interests, and achievements earned by an individual through specific projects, programs, courses, and other activities." They provide a digital hyperlink to information about the badge's associated skills and the projects or tasks the badge holder has completed to earn it.

“Digital badges are making anytime, anywhere learning a reality for learners of all ages who want to pursue their interests with tangible results in real time,” said Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia, in a prepared statement. “Badges bridge the divide between formal and informal education, and they have the power to transform competency-based learning and hiring practices.”

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5 Business Benefits of eLearning

5 Business Benefits of eLearning | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
Today, eLearning is the platform on which most organizational learning takes place .

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Chronus Will Host Three-Part Webinar Series on Employee Mentoring Programs - DigitalJournal.com

Chronus Will Host Three-Part Webinar Series on Employee Mentoring Programs DigitalJournal.com October 9th, 10:00 a.m. PDT.
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7 Characteristics of Thriving Libraries

7 Characteristics of Thriving Libraries | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
Is this what you feel like when you go to work? Or this? In my 15+ years in public and academic libraries, I've seen the good, the bad, and the downright ugly. I haven't seen it all, but I've seen ...
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3 Ways To Intrinsically Motivate Learners (Without Rewards)

3 Ways To Intrinsically Motivate Learners (Without Rewards) | Learning Organizations | Scoop.it
The carrot and stick model of motivation is known to work in the short run, but how can you motivate employees to continue interest in eLearning for the long term?

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