Learning in 3D Nugget #17

Twitter Quote:
Web 2.0 and Immersive Internet technologies are enabling on-demand networked learning between peers where information in context trumps instruction out of context. p.45

Book Paragraph:
Web 2.0 and Immersive Internet technologies are enabling on-demand networked learning between peers where information in context trumps instruction out of context. Unshackled from the rigidities imposed by the classroom environment and course construct, learning has been set free within and outside the enterprise and university. Learners are no longer cap- tives of the training function or their professors. They have a treasure trove of technological affordance at their disposal to address their informal learning needs in real-time.

Learning in 3D Nugget #4

Twitter Quote:
“As web interactivity increases, communities of co-creators no longer need to rely on a formal organization to become organized.” p.15

Book Paragraph:
As communication costs have decreased and the quality of web-based interactivity has increased, communities of co-creators no longer need to rely on a formal organization to become organized. Rather than employing an enterprise infrastructure to plan ahead of time, they leverage the pervasive and immersive affordances of the web to coordinate their activities in real time. In so doing, these savvy netizens are creating a new economic transactional framework that Yochai Benkler calls “social production”