Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

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 »

Choose with care in 2010

This is the first Friday’s Finds post of 2010, highlighting some of the things I learned on Twitter this past week. It follows 32 continuous weeks of Twitter summaries for 2009. I’ve decided to stop numbering these posts and will provide a title that highlights each week. Friday’s Finds posts will remain in the same… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #32 – the Christmas Edition

Lots of interesting things on Twitter this past week: Learning Keith Lyons always illustrates his blog posts with great pictures, and this photo of a classroom outdoors (not sure where) resonated with many folks on Twitter and showed how happy we should be for what we have. I was wrong: games ARE an alternative vision… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #31

What I learned this past week on Twitter: — The return on investment (ROI) on social learning consists of getting stuff done in networks & knowing who to contact. It requires trusted relationships which are social & take time to develop. Social Learning leads to Social Intelligence which leads to Success. Why “Academic Excellence” No… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #30

What I learned this past week on Twitter: Dale Arseneault: 8 things you need to know about collaboration. [I like #3 – Collaboration is a human process – throwing technology at people won’t magically/automatically create collaboration] “I rated a YouTube video (5 out of 5 stars) — OPEN (episode 3).” via @euan [I followed the… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #29

Weekly review of items of interest found on Twitter: “As of today I will try to no longer use the word “copyright” but instead call it what it is, ‘Use Monopoly‘” @sleslie Thinking clearly sometimes requires unbraiding our language. The word “copyright” may eventually seem as dubious in its embedded purposes as “family values,” “globalization,”… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #28

What I found of interest on Twitter this past week: There is no point collecting common knowledge if it isn’t shared. There is no point sharing knowledge if it isn’t used. Jack Vinson When you make the complicated simple you make it better. When you make the complex simple you make it wrong. Dave Gray… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #27

As part of my – sense-making, moving from tacit to explicit, sharing with others – PKM system, here’s what caught my attention via Twitter during the past week. This week, I’m going to focus more on what others found interesting, as there was a lot of traffic as a result of the LearnTrends conference. LearnTrends… Read more »

Friday’s Finds #26

What I learned on Twitter this past week: Work The Taylorist Stranglehold on buildings, management & IT via @drmcewan “Hierarchies aren’t evil, networks aren’t chaotic. Both are incarnations of the same structures in the semi-ordered domain that is human life” @tonzylstra via @skap5 – 17.5% unemployed or underemployed. Not just the bottom of a cycle…. Read more »