Category Archives: Meta-Learning

Isn’t this how organizational learning cultures progress?

Jane Hart’s post yesterday on The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business got me thinking about the evolution of learning culture in organizations. It’s all to0 easy to mistakenly think of formal learning as the antiquated, primitive way of doing things, something an organization shucks off as it becomes enlightened […] Continue reading

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How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)

Second post in a series. In case you missed it, here’s the first. PEOPLE Who’s going to be involved? Every Kind of Employee – Temps Included In the Hierarchical organization, employees were the only people who received corporate training. Aside from compliance training and new product introductions, most training focused on novices – either newhires […] Continue reading

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The game of course

The largest obstacle holding L&D professionals back from taking advantage of network technologies, distributed networks, social connections, peer interaction, and informal learning may be their bedrock belief that learning = courses. What’s a course? Where did courses come from? The word course derives from twelfth-century French for running or moving forward. Over time, it morphed into […] Continue reading

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Generalities & specifics

The ‘Learning Knights’ of Bell Telephone in the Op/Ed section of today’s New York Time is a case study of Push learning vs Pull learning. In 1955, Bell Telephone was concerned about leadership development: “A well-trained man knows how to … Continue reading

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Secrets of Working Smarter

Learning Solutions Magazine Working Smarter: Informal Learning in the Cloud by Jay Cross and Friends By Jane Bozarth March 30, 2010 One of the things I like best about Twitter is the collegial, friendly fire-ish banter among L & D … Continue reading

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Personal Knowledge Management

Teach a man to fish… PKM: Figuring out what’s important to you, how to find it, how to keep up with it, how to make sense of it, how to recall it when you need it anew, and how to … Continue reading

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Learning: traditional or independent?

This post continues the discussion among the members of the Internet Time Alliance about appropriate terminology for learning in the network era. This is an exploration, not an ultimatum. The main point is getting the job done. That pays the … Continue reading

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Come Together

Come Together, Right Now Jay Cross Organizations have woken up to the power of people working together. Collaboration gets things done and is the most powerful learning tool in the CLO’s playbook. Twenty years ago, colleagues at far-flung enterprises communicated … Continue reading

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Virtual sessions at Online Educa

Guten Tag! You are invited to attend several virtual sessions of Online Educa Berlin. Thursday, December 3 Tools of the Trade, Jane Hart 16:30-17:30 Berlin 10:30 New York 15:30 London World Time: http://tinyurl.com/Berlin-430pm-Dec3 Friday, December 4 Pecha Kucha 11:30 – … Continue reading

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LearnTrends: 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 … Continue reading

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