Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

Communities, communication & construction of knowledge

Some of the things I learned on Twitter this past week. @oscarberg “Most enterprise social software platforms actually separate internal communication from external communication while email & phone doesn’t.” via @timkastelle Good #km post – Informal Information Management and Knowledge Management Are Not the Same Thing by @johnt My thinking is that just the sharing… Read more »

Learning is what we will do for a living

Some of the interesting things I learned on Twitter this week: Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century via @crazyquote Innovation via @timkastelle Innovation = learning x diverse connections I disagree with the argument that innovation is the child of desperation. I wish it was so, because if… Read more »

Filtering is about trust

Some things I learned on Twitter this past week (the first article describes what I’m trying to do here with Friday’s Finds): @cdn – Filtering is the new search. The next frontier in information management. Search is about Where. Filtering is about Who. It’s about Trust. Excellent checklist for remote workers & managers. via @dria… Read more »

Information is free; Experience is expensive

Interesting finds on twitter this past week: Tom Haskins: When we get confident in our own informal evaluation schema- we can take others’ evaluation of us with a grain of salt. Enterprise 2.0: Start broad with many conversations – then find champions to take a narrow & harder-driving approach. FastForward @juneholley: Emergence and management Yes,… Read more »

A quotable week on Twitter

Here are some words of wisdom, gleaned from Twitter this past week. Knowledge @snowded: Narrative as Mediator: Without the mediation of narrative there can be no knowledge transfer or learning. Without the symbolic, learning will not diffuse to broad populations & there will be no advance. Without embodied knowledge there will be no wisdom. @ken_homer… Read more »

With a little help from my friends

Here are some of the interesting things I learned on Twitter. This week I’m featuring my colleagues at the Internet Time Alliance. — I remarked earlier in the week that “crowds don’t need wise contributors, but diverse & independent ones; it’s like evolution: simple mechanisms create complexity.” — We learn through idle chatter, so it… Read more »

Teaching and Controlling

Some of the interesting things I found on Twitter this past week. How we teach: “Any teacher who can be replaced by a computer …. should be!” — Arthur C. Clarke. via @charlesjennings @moehlert: “My son, the not-so-excited about math, won’t quit playing” Video: “Most schooling is training for stupidity & conformity” ~ Noam… Read more »

Learning socially and being social

Some of the interesting things I found on Twitter this past week. Diffusion By Learning. Innovation by Social Learning. via @charlesjennings 3. Social learning. People adopt once they see enough empirical evidence to convince them that the innovation is worth adopting, where the evidence is generated by the outcomes among prior adopters. Individuals may adopt… Read more »

Learning is the Work

Here are some of the interesting things I found on Twitter this past week. Learning & Development is still stuck in the course paradigm [multi-way discussion]. via @c4lpt Are instructional designers like buggy whips? Courses are buggies; obsolete learning vehicles for the Internet. Back-to-front e-learning via @BFChirpy The situation in the workplace is even worse… Read more »

Complexity and change

Interesting things I learned on Twitter this past week. Complexity The State of Social Learning Today & Some Thoughts for the Future of Learning & Development (L&D) in 2010 via @c4lpt If it seems too complex for L&D to take on the “responsibility” for enabling learning across the organisation, then bear in mind that this… Read more »