Sunday, July 03, 2005
Book reflections and lists
workflow concept embraces org as a system. Plugs into higher levels. White space and the boxes. Adaptation is a process, not an event.
the disservice of school: get use to someone else in charge of your learning. new dynamic: who's in charge?
how to get them engaged? socially acceptable hunting license. Purpose. Content that is propositional, hypothetical, not presumptuous.
Standards. enable flexibility and decentralization by setting boundaries. efficient. enable focus on local needs. coordinate, not control. Take control by giving control. replace command and control with coordinate and cultivate.
active learning: judge, don't just listen. 99% of talk of learning is really about teaching. "learning" is about jumping through hoop. informal means it's my hoop. what are people learning when they are not learning what we want them to? duguid. skepticism key. pay attention. kevin: no lectures for him.
choose your outcome. toyota. goals (balanced scorecard) vs johnosn (capability)
learning as a change in capacity.
control: love to learn, hate to be taught
individual hacks: what can i learn from this? optimism/seligman, alert/serendipity, map, outside comfort, loose ties.
parking affirmations, math tutor, nursery design, bicycle lesson. mary: never throws away posts. 100000 in aggregator. "I don't do paper."
just ask. cultivate experts. klieiner who's in charge
remix. blind. nothing new.
make = martha stewart for geeks
add FAQ, wiki?
robin: no teacher, no student, guides and coaches
take notes, don't make notes. he never looks back.
flow model of learning: see book
learning to be. inspire others.
classes, courses, presentations dead.
alumni website: need examples
systems thinking, network expansion
whole body. stress. fear. calm. healthy.
mit open source project
humans are pattern seeking, story-telling animals. Our old stories don't work very well any more. We're sitting around the campfire.
:Confusion is just another term for we haven't found the pattern yet.
putdown by execs. justified
Boxes and Arrows: : What was the trigger for your book?
Steve Krug: Honestly? I wrote it so I could double my consulting rates.
altus. rapid elearning. disintermediate the sme.
form cops. self assess & mgr validatoin
return on knowledge
variable return: focus on the best/more informal
jay story: origin, gordon mackensie,
time: pre now next
elf to emergent
reading skimming interviews maps
ph d program at GMU
past interviews on book
John Seely Brown
Tim O'Reilly: DIY, hackers, new shapes
Don Novello 415 258 0843
Dale: 707 827 7128
Bill Mitchell 617 452 3226
Rob Cross: social networks, story of loose ties & Granovetter
Joh Taylor Gatto
IBMer from Guild Meeting
Jim Gibbons 650 245 7565 July 16?
Judith Meskill - get skyped
eileen hintisch . how experts learn. mental maps. U Colorado
etay at sap 650 282 4725
marissa levins info experts 703 787 9100 ext 12 (from GD)
Diane Dodge teaching strategies 202 572 2000
professor Nancy van House
syllabus for 212. bruno la tour
peter lorton on stories
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