Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

Elsua

and Social Business thought leaders and blogger extraordinaire, Oscar Berg , put together a rather inspiring article that I thought would be worth while reflecting on, specially, since it is at the heart of not just social software, but also collaboration and knowledge management in general.

2012 142

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Elsua

Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning – for use in training, for performance support, social collaboration, etc. Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning – for self-organised learning. Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016.

2016 63

Trending Sources

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I often have conversations about the role of social media in learning processes. Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning. How can you learn from 140 characters?! From a behaviourism point of view, twitter might not be very relevant as a means for learning.

The Future of Work Is Learning

Elsua

It’s probably just a matter for us, knowledge workers, to define how we would want to make it work for ourselves; basically, have knowledge workers create and define their ideal job role(s) and get down to business.

Future 145

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Elsua

Now imagine you swap the wordings ’ teaching ’ for ‘learning’ and ‘our schools’ for ‘ our workplaces ’. That’s why Workplace Learning is broken and why heutagogy may need to come to the rescue to save us all…. our networks) we would want to learn with / from.

2016 72

The Evolution of the Knowledge Web Worker

Elsua

“ A knowledge worker is someone who gets to decide what he or she does each morning “, by Thomas A. Specially, if you are looking for the right experts with the right level of acquired knowledge, experience, skills and know-how.

2011 96

Evaluation of Open Learning Scenarios

Jenny Connected

The title of the conference for those who do not speak German is Evaluation of Open Learning Scenarios. The title of our keynote is: Surfacing, sharing and valuing tacit knowledge. Last year the conference topic was very popular – Learning with Videos and Games; 150 delegates attended.

2014 51

The Crisis of Meaning in the Knowledge Workforce

Elsua

to me, are all part of the knowledge workforce and, if anything, instead of talking about different generations at work, I always tend to think that it is mostly about embracing and facilitating different working styles within the workforce.

2011 141

Blog>> Practitioner Guidelines for Knowledge Audits

Green Chameleon

These guidelines were compiled by the participants in the Kuala Lumpur Knowledge Management Roundtable, May 3 2017, hosted by Securities Commission Malaysia. BEFORE THE KNOWLEDGE AUDIT. Make informal observations of the current culture, business processes, and knowledge types being used in the business. HODs of friendly departments) and socialize them on the knowledge audit concept, seeking their feedback on how it could be made most useful to them.

2017 53

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

Elsua

it’s been a long while since last time that I participated on a Blog Carnival, specially around the topic of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Learning. We just can’t formalise what we don’t even know, i.e. how people learn while on the job.

2012 121

The Essence of Connected Learning

Elsua

One of my other passions, that, coincidentally, don’t get to talk much about on this blog, but perhaps I should, is that fascinating topic of Learning. It’s probably a good time now to, at long last, rethink the Essence of Connected Learning.

2012 105

Characteristics of open learning environments

Jenny Connected

Next month Roy Williams and I will give the keynote presentation at a conference in Graz, Austria, which will focus on learning in open learning environments; how we recognize, value and ‘capture’ it. The first post was Evaluation of Open Learning Scenarios.

2014 50

What did Einstein know about Knowledge Management?

Chris Collison

Here are my top ten favourite “Einstein on KM” quotes, which I have roughly curated into a journey from information to knowledge, through to learning and simplicity, experimentation, failure, curiosity and imagination… Information is not knowledge.

Why Best Practices Don’t Work for Knowledge Work

Elsua

And here is why … "Best Practices" are the worst thing you can apply to any kind of knowledge work. Always leaving room to improve the already existing knowledge by acquiring plenty more! So can you capture those "Best Practices" on knowledge work?

2010 102

Describing open learning environments and emergent learning

Jenny Connected

Recent work on developing our framework for describing emergent learning (see Footprints of Emergence and Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0 ) has been taxing our powers of description. This ongoing work in seeking to describe and clarify what we mean by emergent and prescribed learning is progressing on our open wiki ‘ Footprints of Emergence ’. Each person’s learning experience, and perspective on that learning process, is unique to them.

Gardening in open learning environments

Jenny Connected

I spent most of yesterday in my garden, thinking about plants and how what I was doing in my garden might relate to my understanding of teaching and learning in open learning environments. Nurturing plants so that they show us their full potential requires knowledge and expertise.

2015 51

Engestrom, Wenger and Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

In a recent great discussion in CPsquare about the changing role of the learning facilitator , Brenda Kaulback posted this video of Yrjo Engestrom being interviewed about his work by Chris Jones. Engestrom talks about emergent learning in terms of ‘expansive learning’.

Engestrom, Wenger and Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

In a recent great discussion in CPsquare about the changing role of the learning facilitator , Brenda Kaulback posted this video of Yrjo Engestrom being interviewed about his work by Chris Jones. Engestrom talks about emergent learning in terms of ‘expansive learning’.

The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Learning in a MOOC

Jenny Connected

The title of the presentation is The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Learning in a MOOC. A Prezi seemed to reflect, at least in part, the chaotic environment and ‘falling down a rabbit hole’ aspect of rhizomatic learning that was discussed in the course.

2014 102

Evaluating open learning scenarios – keynote presentation

Jenny Connected

Here are the slides and notes for the keynote presentation that Roy Williams and I gave at the E Learning Conference, FH Joanneum, in Graz, Austria, on Wednesday 17 September 2014. Surfacing, Sharing and Valuing Tacit Knowledge in Open Learning Environments from Jenny Mackness. This involved developing and running a distance learning teacher training programme, which in turn led to an ongoing interest in how learners learn in open learning environments.

2014 52

Questions about rhizomatic learning

Jenny Connected

Hi Keith – I have been thinking about your invitation to discuss some of the ideas around rhizomatic learning with you further. the shelf-life of knowledge is ever diminishing; there is an increased urgency to be ever critical and questioning of what we know. E -Learning.

2014 40

Life In A Perpetual Learning State

Elsua

Specially, if you are heavily involved with the Learning and Education field, which, as most of you know already, is another one of my other passions, specially the concept of Social Learning in a work environment. is no longer the learning from our children and youngsters today.

2011 67

Shell All of That Knowledge, Please!

Elsua

Can video make a difference in Knowledge Transfer? Nick actually shares along a few reasons as to why it may well be a rather effective method for transferring knowledge across. Specially, with senior knowledge workers.

Work Stream #1 – Learning Is the Work

Elsua

This usually happens when second, third or fourth waves of knowledge workers don’t follow the initial rage from the so-called early adopters group. And along the way, something else very important to me as well, learn. Learning is the work ’ , after all.

2016 28

Learning While Building eLearning: Part 1

Full Circle Associates

Introduction This is the first in a short blog series based on conversations with a colleague who is “learning while doing” as he is building an eLearning offering. There are many paths to answering the questions about converting F2F learning to online or blended learning.

2016 31

Ford Foundation, Open Access and Really Sharing Knowledge

Full Circle Associates

Knowledge sharing can be enabled or blocked based on organizational policies and infrastructure. Some people still worry that setting their knowledge free will hurt them. collaboration community indicators knowledge sharing learning open

2015 45

Presenting at the 10th Networked Learning Conference, Lancaster

Jenny Connected

In a couple of weeks I will present a paper with Jutta Pauschenwein at the 10 th Networked Learning Conference in Lancaster, which is very convenient as it is less than half an hour from my home. The abstract of the paper has been published on the Networked Learning Conference site.

2016 51

Appreciative Inquiry and Knowledge Management? No problem.

Chris Collison

the connections between my world of KM and organizational learning, and the philosophical mindset which underpins Appreciative Inquiry. Appreciative Inquiry (AI) pre-dates Knowledge Management. It’s only in the last few years that I’ve come to appreciate(!)

2014 34

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two

Elsua

This time around though by one of my favourite thought leaders and KM / Complexity mentors, the always insightful and incredibly knowledgeable Dave Snowden , whose blog , along with Euan’s , are two of my most essential, critical reads of the day, every day.

2012 81

FSLT13 – What is learning?

Jenny Connected

Whilst this is an orientation week, no time has been wasted in getting down to the nitty gritty, with George Roberts asking the question in the Week 0 Moodle Forum – ‘What is learning?’ It is very straight forward and emphasises the process of learning and teaching.

2013 33

What lessons can KM learn from Minecraft?

Chris Collison

” Hold that thought, whilst we swap the world of Minecraft for the world of knowledge management. I’m just finishing an assignment working with one of the largest construction programmes in the UK, advising and helping them with their approach to knowledge and learning.

2014 24

Is this Knowledge Management’s most effective tool?

Chris Collison

One of knowledge management’s most powerful tools. Let me share with you a couple of quotes from middle managers in a smart, knowledgeable organization which regularly spends over £1Bn annually on construction programmes. There are a lot of KM-related words beginning with the letter C.

2013 38

Rhizomatic Learning – A Pedagogy of Risk

Jenny Connected

I think we probably still need a clearer view of what happens or can happen, in terms of learning, in the open space for learning that will be created by taking a rhizomatic approach. Some #rhizo14 participants have given a lot of thought to what it means to learn in open spaces.

2014 46

Rhizomatic learning, definitions and cheating

Jenny Connected

This is a follow on from my last post where I raised my concerns around the ethics of promoting cheating as learning – as Dave Cormier has done in this first week of his open course – Rhizomatic Learning – the Community is the Curriculum. For him this is rhizomatic learning.

2014 40

A-Z of authors I have learned from this year

Jenny Connected

The references have, in some cases, also been selected because for one reason or another the author has been significant in my learning this year. Ashwin, Paul – Analysing Teaching-Learning Interactions in Higher Education: Accounting for Structure and Agency.

2016 46

Bloomfire Provides Comprehensive Knowledge Connections

Portals and KM

is a relatively new offering in the knowledge management space, founded in 2010, that is meeting a need that has remained with us for some time: how do you connect people with the knowledge they need to accomplish their work tasks? Bloomfire.

2013 49

The Messiness of Rhizomatic Learning – Words Steal My Intent

Jenny Connected

Week 2 of Dave Cormier’s open online course - Rhizomatic Learning – the community is the curriculum – is at end, and what a messy week it has been. ‘ What do the adjectives ‘rhizomatic’ and ‘deep’ add to the abstract noun ‘learning’.

2014 66

Making Sense of the Rhizome Metaphor for Teaching and Learning

Jenny Connected

For the first post see – The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Learning. Many Rhizo14 participants valued the metaphor of the rhizome for teaching and learning. 3 mins in length) which introduced an opening provocative question, e.g. Cheating as Learning (Week 1), Is Books Making us Stupid?

2014 61

Several Short Sentences About Learning

How to Save the World

. The only useful learning experiences I have ever had have been at least initially self-directed and exploratory. Without them, there is no curiosity, no engagement, real attention or motivation to learn. Suppose you want to learn how to fix (or even build) your own bicycle.

2015 37

Emergent learning in open environments

Jenny Connected

This is the third in a series of posts we are making in preparation for the e-learning conference in Graz, Austria , at which we are speaking on September 17 th. The title of the presentation is Surfacing, Sharing and Valuing Tacit Knowledge.

2014 23