Category Archives: Informal Learning

Ecosystem Query, 2

Here’s a simpler rendition of what I was trying to ask yesterday. Learning consists of people interacting with other people and with stuff. Learning professionals work on improving connections, having the right information on tap, and opening up the conduits … Continue reading

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Learning Ecosystem Question

Here’s an oversimplified view of a learning ecosystem. Bear with me. A learner interacts with stuff through what I’ll call pipes and with people through relationships. A net connection is one form of pipe; webpages and other information are stuff. … Continue reading

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Unworkshops start Monday, Feb 28

Learning with Blogs, Wikis, and Web 2.0 Tools February 28 – March 16 Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 one-hour sessions + hands-on labs for $300 Contact us right away if you’re interested. Sign up for this session and receive a free … Continue reading

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Oaxaca

Oaxaca is a spiritual place, infused with Zapotec culture and respect for nature, cut off from the Mexico of the Aztecs, Coca-Cola, and Mexico City. On a mountaintop less than half an hour from downtown Oaxaca sit the ruins of … Continue reading

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ASTD TechKnowledge 06

This morning, hundreds of us packed the ballroom of the new Hyatt Regency Colorado Convention Center for the opening of TechKnowledge 06. Incoming ASTD president Kevin Oakes thanked the Rocky Mountain Chapter, advisory boards, hard-working staff, platinum sponsors, silver sponsors, … Continue reading

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Picutres > words

The Colorado History Museum is a reminder that Colorado is more pioneer and cowboyish than Texas. Tomorrow afternoon I’ll be conducting a 75-minute unworkshop at ASTD TechKnowledge in Denver. Come on down. It’s in the Capitol Ballroom 5/6 at 1:45. … Continue reading

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Announcing the Unworkshops

Informal Learning and the Web were made for one another. I want to show you how. Join our online “unworkshop” next month and learn how to use web tools to improve learning effectivenss. You will:  set up your own blog … Continue reading

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Berkeley Blogger Dinner

Tonight about 40 of us attended a Blogger Dinner at Taste of the Himalayas, a Nepali restaurant in Berkeley. It was too noisy to hear and too cramped to move arounnd. Steve Gillmor walked in, couldn’t find a seat, and … Continue reading

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ASTD TechKnowledge

If you’re attending ASTD TechKnowledge in Denver, drop by my session at 1:45 on Tuesday 1/31, for a preview of the workshops I’ll be offering starting next month. We’ll set up a blog, play with a wiki, talk about informal … Continue reading

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Blogging conversation

i love blogging. i’ve blogged for five years now. blogging let’s me say what i want. it helps me think,and learn. Free the verse!trouble is, blogging is like talking into a phone without an ear piece. talk, talk, talk. silence, … Continue reading

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