Most best practices are self-evident, whereas the problems that consume our time and efforts are usually complex. Instead of looking for best or good practices, we should take the time and money to invest in an experiment. What works for one organization often will not work for another. There are too many variables, and the… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Learning
“Apprenticeship is the way we learn most naturally. It characterized learning before there were schools, from learning one’s language to learning how to run an empire.” – Cognitive Apprenticeship: Making Thinking Visible In the apprenticeship model, novices learn under the tutelage of a master, but for the most part are assisted by journeymen, who are… Read more »
“essentially, all models are wrong, but some are useful” – George Box The shift to the network era will not be easy for many people and most organizations. Common assumptions about how work gets done have to be discarded. Established ways of earning education credentials will be abandoned for more flexible and meaningful methods. Connections… Read more »
The following extract is the concluding section of finding perpetual beta. The last personal knowledge mastery in 40 days online workshop for 2015 started this week “Work is learning, learning work” — that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. Our increasing interconnectedness is illuminating the complexity of our work… Read more »
Donald Taylor notes that, “everyone has a memory that is particularly attuned to learning some things very easily”. In his post, Donald says that the context in which we learn something, as well as how it is presented and received, are all important aspects of whether we will remember something.
Jane Hart compiles a list every year of the Top 100 Tools for learning. Voting closes on 18 September. Here are my top tools this year, with last year’s position shown in brackets. Please add yours!
Work is learning, and learning is the work. I have repeated this hundreds of times over the past six years and I know some people may think it is a trite statement. But the fact that learning is usually supported by an organizational department that has less influence than sales, marketing, operations, or information technology,… Read more »