Let me take you on a small what-if scenario with Apple and Adobe — then let me tell you why I think this is important from a learning technology standards perspective.
How can we keep experts engaged, responsive and contributing to the greater network? Will a tie to some greater sense of “social responsibility” be enough? What intrinsic motivations keep them in the loop?
If there’s any big “a-ha” to me from Pink’s new book, “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us,” it’s that he’s writing about where I am now. If Dan Pink is ahead of the future curve, letting people know behind him what’s coming up ahead, maybe this means I’m catching up.
Last month (December), a number of us got together for almost two hours to talk about what we’re collectively doing in different organizations to promote learning using community models. It was a very productive discussion and we’re going to continue it on January 29, 2010 from 2pm – 4pm (Central).
The E2 Boston 2010 Call for Papers Community Vote is now open, and yours truly has three sessions proposed. Sessions will proceed to the final “Selected Sessions” stage based on community votes and final approval by the E2 Advisory Board, and will be announced when the voting is closed. Please get your votes in by January 20.