Skills for ‘Being’ in a Digital Age

Jenny Connected

I have been puzzling over George Siemens ’ idea that learners need to develop ‘being skills’ if they are to cope with what it means to be human in a digital age. George tells us that learners (humans) need to learn how to participate in this and that this will be through ‘Being skills’ which, as yet, machines can’t succeed at. His work is steeped in philosophy, ethics and scientific research. I wonder if George’s work on ‘being skills’ will cover any of this.

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HR and #BigData – How LinkedIn Uses Data Research for Recruitment

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

HR and Big Data – How LinkedIn Uses Data Research. Data/profile for every skill required and coursework to acquire those jobs. Digital representation (data/profile) for every Higher Education and vocational training facility in the world that provides training in those skills.

2018 136

Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

I also appreciated their recognition that many people, whilst able to create a resource, do not have the digital literacy skills to apply a CC license or upload the resource to a site or repository, nor the confidence to openly share their resource with the whole world.

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Security, identity, voice, opportunity and agency on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

It is difficult to imagine a world in which education is not solely about knowledge and skills. So yes learning is about much more than acquiring knowledge and skills, but it always has been, and yes we want learners to have agency and take control of their learning, but we always have.

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What is uniquely human?

Jenny Connected

On the back of that course I established myself as an independent education consultant and researcher, which ultimately led to a PhD by publication. In this first week of the E-Learning 3.0

2018 170

Badges are not sufficient

Jenny Connected

National Research Council Canada, p.541 [link]. National Research Council Canada, p.9. Competency & Skills System (CaSS). This week Stephen invited Viplav Baxi to join him in a discussion about this week’s topic – Recognition – for the E-Learning 3.0

2018 139

You can use Twitter to get new ideas to do your work in a better way

Joitske Hulsebosch

The article is based on a 5 year research program in which they studied 10 employee groups in 5 companies. 205 interviews revealed what skills are necessary to be able to find ideas and be able to translate to your work context. elearning innovation research twitter

2018 151

Crafting Research

Jenny Connected

This seminar that I attended last week on crafting research was very interesting. Submitted manuscripts that report results from research designs in which many shortcuts have been taken are rather commonplace. 2018 4th edition). Organizational Research Methods OnlineFirst.

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The skillset of a blended trainer or facilitator: technology is overrated

Joitske Hulsebosch

Karin de Galan describes a nice research example in which a blended trajectory provides better practical results. However, they do not feel equipped to apply these skills in practice. We underestimate the required skills In order to design a strong blended program, you need new skills.

2018 130

How is learning organized in a self-managed organization?

Joitske Hulsebosch

They learn the basics of collaboration, communication, meeting, coaching and other practical skills for self-managed teams such as conflict management. Research in the work groups is also a form of apprenticeship because experienced and less experienced colleagues work together. Every month I read a management book. I am very curious about learning in self-managing organizations. How is this organized? Is self-management also self-directed learning?

2018 138

Slinging Mud

Michael Sampson - Currents

” I have spent the better part of the last decade in research and writing mode to create a strong foundation to help adoption strategists and adoption managers practice their craft better.

2018 127

Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

The event brings together around 200 people from the industry—farmers, makers, educators, researchers, brokers, and retailers—to talk about what’s important to them. All needed something: more support, information, advice, specific skills, and so on.

2018 130

Towards the idea that complexity IS a theory of change

Chris Corrigan

It can be through a combination of looking at data, conducting narrative research and indeed, sitting in groups full of diversity and different lived experience and talking about what’s going on. He pioneers and research constraint based learning for children at the AIK academy.

2018 102

My Best Stuff

How to Save the World

About half of these would also be on my ‘favourites’ list because they were fun to write or because researching them taught me a great deal. A research report on the world’s most amazing and enduring creature. Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care (Jul 2018).

2018 65

Moving in a direction

Chris Corrigan

Most organizations are good at that, and if they aren’t they can easily learn the skills to do it. . Sometimes this can involve sophisticated research and narrative capture and other times it’s a simpler process of observation and pattern detection.

2018 80

Sizing the Community Opportunity for B2B

Online Community Strategy

Yet the needed research, discussion and development of shared understanding of these contexts rarely happens. Key Questions: How much time will the customer spend mastering product / services and necessary skills?

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The Language of our Eyes

How to Save the World

Since writing my short story The Fortune Teller I’ve actually tried practicing making eye contact, as well as honing my listening and attention skills, and smiling more. So I did some online research on how supposedly to make eye contact well, and discovered that, basically, there are no hard and fast rules, and the ‘research’ seems mostly sketchy, anecdotal, or sheer guesswork. image from pixabay CC0. I ’ve written about body language before.

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Welcoming you to another Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

Circle practice is not simply about a dialogue method, but is instead a ground for developing the leadership skills needed for participatory work. Its that time of year when we are getting ready to invite people back to Bowen Island for our annual Art of Hosting.

2018 57

Cultural Isomorphism

How to Save the World

New Yorker cover by Charles E Martin from September 11, 1971.

2018 46

Networking to Find Better Work

How to Save the World

Your search will be more effective if the large majority of your time is spent planning and in direct conversations, rather than doing secondary research in front of a computer screen. Inquire about the organization’s priorities, skill prerequisites and challenges.

2018 46

Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

We can’t plan, or control, or predict, or even really prepare, beyond self-knowledge, staying healthy, and learning essential skills, for what may come next. Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?:

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