Author Archive: Clark Quinn

Moving forward

A few weeks ago, I posted about laying out activities in a space dividing the execution side from the innovation side, and in the head from in the world.  None of you took the bait about talking what it meant (I’m so…
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Learning in context

In preparation for the upcoming FocusOn Learning Conference, where I’ll be running a workshop about cognitive science for L&D, not just for learning but also for mobile and performance support, I was thinking about how  context can be leveraged to provide…
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Deeper Learning Reading List

So, for my last post, I had the Revolution Reading List, and it occurred to me that I’ve been reading a bit about deeper learning design, too, so I thought I’d offer some pointers here too. The starting point would…
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Revolution Reading List

I’m still a book guy (whether print or ebook), and have been reading a number of tomes of late. And, more and more, we’re seeing books that talk about the revolution itself or relevant components.  Here’re a few that have…
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Work Experiment

At a point some days ago, I got the idea to map out different activities by their role as executing versus innovating, and whether it’s in the head or in the world. And I’ve been playing with it since.  I’m mapping…
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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

It’s that time again: Jane Hart is running her 2016 (and 10th!) Top 100 Tools for Learning poll. It’s a valuable service, and points out some interesting things and it’s interesting to see the changes over time.  It’s also a…
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A complex look at task assignments

I was thinking (one morning at 4AM, when I was wishing I was asleep) about designing assignment structures that matched my activity-based learning model.  And a model emerged that I managed to recall when I finally did get up.  I’ve…
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L&D Value

This past week, my colleague Jane Hart has been asking the question: “What would happen if there were no Training/L&D department?”  (And I recommend you send her your answer. 😉 I suspect, of course, that she’s looking at lateral ways to…
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Socially Acceptable

I was talking with my ITA colleagues, and we were discussing the state of awareness of social learning. And we were somewhat concerned that at least from some evidence, there’re some misconceptions around about social learning. So I thought I’d…
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Cheers for #chats

For a reason I can no longer recall, I was thinking about twitter chats.  Two, in particular, came to mind – #lrnchat and #chat2lrn –  for one specific reason. And I think it’s worth calling attention to them for that reason. They have…
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