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  • David shared from Learning On Demand by Reuben Tozman
    Those in the training and development field tend to use technology to service an old model of education.
    Note: Those in the training field tend to use tech to service an old model of education. Via @reubentozman
  • David shared from Learning On Demand by Reuben Tozman
    We have always assumed that learning happens during instruction. Another way to look at learning is as a response to instruction. Where instruction is a stimulus, learning is a response.
    Note: Great quote from Learning on Demand, from @reubentozman
  • David shared from Learning On Demand by Reuben Tozman
    Imagine using technology to enhance our productivity at work rather than stopping our work to consume training content. Imagine that content is built into our environment through technology. We are at this point.
    Note: Technology has changed the training game - from @reubentozman 's book
  • David shared from Organizations Don't Tweet, People Do: A Manager's Guide to the Social Web by Euan Semple
    Once you decide to change, the web offers up huge potential for self-directed learning.
    Note: "Once you decide to change, the web offers up a huge potential for self-directed learning." - @euan
  • David shared from Organizations Don't Tweet, People Do: A Manager's Guide to the Social Web by Euan Semple
    The most current information about how to do things is in the heads of the leading proponents of the skill. It is not in the heads of trainers.
    Note: One of the core challenges of training in a world of constantly evolving skills.
  • David shared from Organizations Don't Tweet, People Do: A Manager's Guide to the Social Web by Euan Semple
    The trouble with much corporate training is that it is still very focused around delivering “content” to people who then “consume” it rather than about informed conversations between people learning from each other and passing on the latest knowledge.
    Note: Catching up on #lrnbk reading; here's a great passage on a challenge of corporate training
  • David shared from Curation Nation: How to Win in a World Where Consumers are Creators by Steven Rosenbaum
    curation is about more than automated aggregation or a spiffy feed-reader that’s sweeping the Web looking for links. It’s about curating quality.
    Note: Curation is more than just aggregation; via Curation Nation by @magnify
  • David shared from Curation Nation: How to Win in a World Where Consumers are Creators by Steven Rosenbaum
    “Arguments about whether new forms of sharing or collaboration are, on balance, good or bad reveal more about the speaker than the subject,”
    Note: Commentary about sharing too,s from Curation Nation that echoes last week's #realwplearn discussion
  • David shared from Curation Nation: How to Win in a World Where Consumers are Creators by Steven Rosenbaum
    in the near future—content on the Web will double every 72 hours. This staggering data explosion will overwhelm the current search algorithms and the search methodologies that have heretofore made the Web discoverable.
    Note: Food for thought on why curation is needed: from Curation Nation.
  • David shared from Curation Nation: How to Win in a World Where Consumers are Creators by Steven Rosenbaum
    There needs to be a distinction between saving journalism and saving newspapers. The idea that you can go back to a pre-Internet world where you can create walled gardens around content, and charge for admission, is simply futile. Those who try that are going to fail.”
    Note: This passage on the future of journalism applies to L&D as well; from Curation Nation by @magnify