Communication, Learning and Coaching to Drive Behavioral and Organizational Change

Dr. James (Skip) Ward

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Takeaways on Connectivism CCK11
Skip Ward, Communication, Learning and Coaching to Drive Behavioral and Organizational Change, Apr 01, 2011
Takeaways on Connectivism Key points illustrated on the concept map.  Click on the map to enlarge it! 1.  A key method of keeping up with the latest developments in Connectivism is use of an environmental scan. The ongoing information revolution is literally introducing new tools for aggregating information and for disseminating information on a weekly, [...] Fri, 01 Apr 2011 22:17:08 +0000 [Comment]

Further Thoughts on the Challenge of Connectivism in the Workforce Learning Process #CCK11
Skip Ward, Communication, Learning and Coaching to Drive Behavioral and Organizational Change, Mar 16, 2011
The Aha Moment Recently I heard a speaker refer to an event as improvisational and that sparked me to thinking and connecting some dots. Improv vs. scripted plays. What is improv? Performers use acting techniques to perform spontaneously Improvisers typically use audience suggestions to guide the performance as they create dialog, setting, and plot extemporaneously [...] Wed, 16 Mar 2011 22:51:45 +0000 [Comment]

The Changing Role of Formal Training in the Business World- Curators, Aggregators and Connected Learning CCK11
Skip Ward, Communication, Learning and Coaching to Drive Behavioral and Organizational Change, Mar 11, 2011
 At its heart, connectivism is the thesis that knowledge is distributed across a network of connections, and therefore that learning consists of the ability to construct and traverse those networks. (Stephen Downes What Connectivism Is, February 3, 2007)   When knowledge is no longer expert-centered and content and conversations are continuous, growth and learning can [...] 2011-03-11T22:38:55 [Comment]

The New Norm- Emerged and Emerging Technologies Connecting People and Knowledge Slideshare Experiment CCK11
Skip Ward, Communication, Learning and Coaching to Drive Behavioral and Organizational Change, Mar 10, 2011
Check out my video first! My Slideshare Experiment My CCK11 projects is to use a tool I have not really explored deeply in the past, Slideshare. I have sent regular and video emails out to members of two groups- google groups  and cck11 Facebook.  I also used the Slideshare email tool to email the video in [...] 2011-03-11T01:27:47 [Comment]

The Information Tsunami and Re-Learning How to Learn- Implications for Communication and Corporate Training CCK11
Skip Ward, Communication, Learning and Coaching to Drive Behavioral and Organizational Change, Mar 09, 2011
I am popular with the 20-something set and we chat a lot about how our lives are transformed by technology tools, especially social media, and how it potentially connects us all. Matt- Skip, when I graduate with my BA, most of what I have been taught about what is here and now will be history.  [...] 2011-03-09T23:32:42 [Comment]

Are we dumbing down? Is multitasking taking away of our ability our ability to absorb?
Skip Ward, Learning, Education and Coaching to Drive Behavioral Change, Jan 26, 2011
   Today I participated in a virtual class for CCK11 with Martin Weller as a guest speaker on Digital Scholarship. He ran though 30 or so slides, and the moderator, George Siemens, followed the simultaneous chat and intervened when multiple folks were asking the same question or making the same comment. (Kudos!)   Here is [...] 2011-01-26T22:24:53 [Comment]

The Ideals and Reality of Participating in a MOOC – Suggestions Wanted!!
Skip Ward, Learning, Education and Coaching to Drive Behavioral Change, Jan 25, 2011
How to filter and file? The Ideals and Reality of Participating in a MOOC  by Jenny Mackness, Sui Fai John Mak, Roy Williams Here are some excerpts from the abstract and my comments on them after one week in this CCK11 MOOK on Connectivism. I have bookmarked the article on my Diggo library. 1. Hirst [...] 2011-01-25T20:44:47 [Comment]

A Prism, Duplication, Curation, Unthinking CCK11 (b)
Skip Ward, Learning, Education and Coaching to Drive Behavioral Change, Jan 19, 2011
Check out my short video summary of the first CCK11 online course meeting   From a Prism to Curating in the Digital Age Here are the 5 key ideas that stuck me from today’s online course meeting for CCK11.  The Prism Each person is creating their own representation of content.  We are creating our understanding as [...] 2011-01-19T20:53:30 [Comment]

Networked Learning- A “New” Approach to Learning in a Business Environment ? or . CCK11 (a)
Skip Ward, Learning, Education and Coaching to Drive Behavioral Change, Jan 19, 2011
Check out this short video before you read the blog!   Networked Learning- A “New” Approach to Learning in a Business Environment ? or . From time to time I will post here comments that relate to an online course I am enrolled in, “Connectivism, Networked Learning, and Connective Knowledge”.   While I and 12 others are [...] 2011-01-19T00:07:40 [Comment]


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