Mimic experience of the face2face classroom, or take advantage of rich learning opps of the open web?

This Fast Company piece is about Duke University adopting Cisco’s Quad enterprise collaboration platform for use by its executive MBA students. Features include automatic transcription, enhanced search, and annotation of video lectures and content sharing over blogs, chatrooms, and in webinar-like formats. So this MBA programme is still competing by creating the aura of high … Continue reading

A vision of peer-to-peer learning in organisations, interview with @olliegardener and London meet-up

Here’s the intro of an extended interview I did with Olaug Nørsterud Gardener a few weeks ago. Ollie describes the thinking behind NoddlePod, her company’s first offering for making work-based learning more relevant and useful. Ollie is in London on 15 December, and we’re aiming to run a meet-up to talk more about the principles … Continue reading

Three steps to making learning in organisations more social, experiential and thus effective, from @larshyland

Just the highlights and headlines below – click through for the full story Clipped from larsislearning.blogspot.com This experiential divide is beginning to create real tensions, as employees look for and find ways to circumvent sanctioned communication channels. Many of these are social tools (such as Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin) and the very fact that these are … Continue reading