Groundswell Insights – WhyTrainers Often Say, “It Does Not Work”

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I just finished reading Groundswell by Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff of Forrester Research. Although it was written for business executives focused on marketing, customer relationship and business development and strategy, the parallels to the training and learning industry are…

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Learning Games for the “Real-World” – Alternate Reality Games – The Cookies

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After or while reading, do a cookie game and you will learn and see a personal impact and meaning. Ray’s request. Jane McGonigal with Institute for the Future has researched and developed alternate games that make people move games from…

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Saving the World Through Game Design

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Jane McGonigal talks with Daniel Zalewski about alternate-reality gaming. From “Stories from the Near Future,” the 2008 New Yorker Conference. Preview the video – it is inspiring to have newer ways of thinking about the future. http://www.newyorker.com/online/video/conference/2008/mcgonigal Ray Jimenez, PhD…

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PLE – Personal Learning Environment – supporting learning as a lifestytle

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This is a slideshow of Graham Attwell which I thought coverssome of the essentials what PLE (Personal Learning Environment)will continue to present opportunities for a new way of learning. View Upload your own Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com“Helping Learners Learn Their…

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LinkedIn Partners with BusinessWeek

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LinkedIn’s partnership with BusinessWeek is a sign of continuing acceptance of social networking and professionals having specific purposes in outcomes and tasks. http://inmedialog.com/index.php/archives/top-business-mags-embrace-social-networking/ Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com “Helping Learners Learn Their Way”

What Does It Mean to Learning and Training – Cisco’s Purchase of Social Network -Tribe.net

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New York Times reported Cisco’s purchase of www.Tribe.net. This means social networking functions will be “ubiquitous as regular Web sites” –this will help the acceptance of social learning in businesses. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/03/technology/03social.html?_r=1&n=Top/Reference/Times%20Topics/People/A/Andreessen,%20Marc&oref=slogin Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com“Helping Learners Learn Their Way”

Social Networks Will Be Like Air .. Sociograms

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Charlene Li from Forrester Research shared the slides on Future of Social Networking. Key points: Social networks will be like air Components of social network Bill of rights of social web Social graph http://www.slideshare.net/charleneli/the-future-of-social-networks?src=embed The socio-graph (above) is like the…

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Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

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Future jobs now, today! Collaborative Learning Specialists – of all types! _______________________________________ Please let me know if you see these types of jobs or if you do these jobs. _______________________________________ I pondered on what jobs, specializations, and careers we may…

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“Teaching Machines” – How People can Use Web 2.0 and Social Networking

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I love storytelling and media. The video from Michael Walsh of Kansas State University touched me because it brought another view, often times missed, about the potential of what people can do with Web 2.0, Social Networking and other technologies.…

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