When we saw the first reports about MOOCs and lack of completion, many of us were not surprised. We were also not surprised to see the demographic statistics – more than half of the learners in most courses had undergraduate degrees, and a large percentage had masters degrees and many even higher. This article from […]
The mechanics of technology integration, as well as the adoption of any new pedagogical paradigm, involves change. With change comes the unexpected, which we can’t always prepare for. We can do all the social learning and lay as much groundwork as possible, but we don’t usually anticipate some of the basic hurdles. This article from […]
“Learning is part of work, why are you separating it?” asked Harold Jarche in a comic he drew this week. Often we are taken down that formal learning path, but Jane Hart explains what really works in this graphic (and her link below.) Learning in the Modern Workplace – it’s more than (e-)Training | […]
Thanks to Stephen Gill http://stephenjgill.typepad.com/performance_improvement_b/2015/01/developing-a-learning-culture-infographic.html
There has been commentary in “best of” 2015 predictions that social learning is a fad. For those who learned about social learning not as a theory but as something people were talking about last year, I can understand that. Certainly there were a number of books and articles that made it all sound new. […]
So much thought goes into measurement. In education and in the workplace, the metrification of society is more and more important – on paper. We say it is, we make rubrics, we create goals, we do all sorts of things to measure. But when it comes down to it, “human waves have to be felt.” […]
Learning Consultants, who are a part of the Learning and Development team inside an organization, are ideal for supporting teams and individuals when their learning is self-managed. Learning Consultants can recommend activities or activity pathways, act as a mentor, or guide a team activity. Jane Hart expands on the concept in her article. “Consequently, […]
Though this graphic details one particular type of flipping (using video artifacts in particular) it is still a good idea to flip the asynchronous learning and synchronous discussion/action learning. Awesome Visual on The Flipped Professional Development ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.
Tips for Engaging Students in Meaningful Discussions ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.
Most likely they are not. If there is one thing I’ve found consistently in both the corporate world and in academia, it’s that you can’t use too many tools. If the technology becomes a part of the job that must be done, the tool must be used. Choosing a few tools, and getting the entire […]