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Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals

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From Tony Karrer

Work Literacy and the eLearning Guild are partnering to provide you with a great (and free) opportunity to get up to speed on Web 2.0 tools and their implications for learning professionals. This 6-week, highly active, social learning event will introduce you to new methods and tools. It will be moderated by Michele Martin and Harold Jarche, with help from Tony Karrer. This is your opportunity to ramp up your understanding of Learning 2.0 technologies prior to DevLearn 2008 so that you can participate better either in-person or as an outside spectator, and to interact and learn with people who are passionate about learning.

Each week we will share new activities that will allow you to explore different Web 2.0 tools and discuss their implications for learning. The activities can be done at your own pace and will be hands-on.

Work Literacy

You can start by signing up for the Work Literacy Ning network.

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September 23rd, 2008 at 2:52 am

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Jonathan Drori: Why we don’t understand as much as we think we do [TED]

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Starting with four basic questions (that you may be surprised to find you can’t answer), Jonathan Drori looks at the gaps in our knowledge — and specifically, what we don’t about science that we might think we do.

Jonathan Drori | Profile on TED.comJonathan Drori: Why we don’t understand as much as we think we do [TED]

Jonathan Drori has dedicated his career to media and learning. As the Head of Commissioning for BBC Online, he led the effort to create, the online face of the BBC (an effort he recalls fondly). He came to the web from the TV side of the BBC, where as an editor and producer he headed up dozens of television series on science, education and the arts.

After almost two decades at the BBC, he’s now a director at Changing Media Ltd., a media and education consultancy, and is a visiting professor at University of Bristol, where he studies educational media and misperceptions in science. He continues to produce the occasional TV series, including 2004’s award-winning “The DNA Story.”

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September 21st, 2008 at 10:25 am

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IDEO Now Blogs

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Two brand new blogs from the most innovative people in the planet.


IDEO Labs | Feed
IDEO Labs is a place where we can show bits of what we’re working on, talk about prototyping, and share our excitement over the tools that help us create.

Bringing new ideas to life is an essential part of what we do. The first versions are usually rough. They’re early proofs of the concepts, ways of helping us explore, learn, and think. Usually they’re not very pretty. They’re not finished products, after all, but prototypes of what could be.

Design thinking | Feed

Personal blog from IDEO CEO Tim Brown

This is a blog about design thinking. I am in the process of writing a book on the subject and this is the place I would like to share ideas and have a discussion. If you want to get an overview on how I see design thinking then check out the article I wrote for Harvard Business Review here.

As you will see as you read the posts, I have lots of questions. If you can help me with any answers or perspectives I would be very grateful. If you let me know who you are I will also do my best to acknowledge anything that makes it into the book.

Via: Putting people first

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September 17th, 2008 at 9:34 pm

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10 Rules for Branding In a Post Branded World

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New Change This Manifesto : 10 Rules for Branding In a Post Branded World by Jonathan Salem Baskin

Click here to visit the site.
Click here to download the PDF.

We live in the twilight of a branded world born over 100 years ago.

Most marketing remains blinded by the fading glare of its old, outdated promises.

Yet there is a new approach to brands ahead of us, based upon a definition that is less about static image and imagined identity, and more about real-time interaction and actual involvement between company and consumer.

This is your Manifesto for making branding work in a post-branded world.

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September 11th, 2008 at 7:20 am

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Google Reader in Plain English

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August 27th, 2008 at 5:31 am