The Higher Educational Bubble Continues to Grow
NOVEMBER 5, 2009
This is a new phenomenon, according to the article, as recently as 2002, there were no million-dollar presidents, only four earning more than $800,000, and 27 earning more than $500,000 (now there are 110). The definition of an economic bubble is, according to Wikipedia , “trade in high volumes at prices that are considerably at variance with intrinsic values ”.(Another Another way to describe it is: trade in products or assets with inflated values.) Universities and colleges have inflated values disproportionate to their value. This shows a growing, not a shrinking bubble.
FEBRUARY 6, 2009
An article in Wikipedia states: In December 2002, The Economist had quoted an expert as claiming that "No large airliner has ever made an emergency landing on water" in an article that goes on to charge, "So the life jackets. What does it take to be wise? It has to be more than knowledge, it has to be more than just experience, it is more than just training, but all those things are required as a foundation for wisdom. Then you need to add insight, creativity, looking at things through the right lense and a certain type of focus. think all of these traits define two recent heros.
Benefits of Scenario-Based Learning
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
best acquired and more fully understood when situated within its context (Kindley, 2002). Why are scenarios effective for learning? They provide realistic context and emotional engagement. They can increase motivation and accelerate expertise. Here’s a selection of quotes explaining the benefits. What is Scenario-Based e-Learning? The learning environment is preplanned. Tasks.
Top 60 Jobs That Will Rock the Future
AUGUST 19, 2009
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act was introduced in 2002, to better regulate financial practices within the corporate sector. Republished With Permission from GetDegrees.com. We know where the jobs are now… but where will they be ten years from now? Twenty? Some job descriptions will always be in need, but many others are evolving to fit the ever-changing course of technology and science. When the future of employment comes, will you be ready? Read on for some ideas of what to expect: HEALTH CARE. 1. Medical Roboticist. Genetic Counselor. Respiratory Therapist. Bioinformatician. Massage Therapist.
The digital tribe and the network nation
Learning with e's
NOVEMBER 8, 2009
Rheingold (2002) applies this ‘theory of being’ to the use of short message service (SMS) texting by young people – who they send texts to, and receive them from, defines an element of their social identity, as constructed by themselves in relation to the others in their SMS circle of communication. 2002) Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution. and Passeron, J-C. Cooley, C. H.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar
JULY 13, 2009
Monday, July 13, 2009 Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar Kineo will be holding a free webinar on creating effective product knowledge e-learning on July 16th, 2009. For example there have been over 60 new versions of the Blackberry since its launch in 2002, that’s one every 5 weeks. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ► September (7) ► August (4) ▼ July (5) Will the Real eLearning Industry Please Stand Up? The learning has got to get to the point, quickly.
The Birth of Gamification (History of Gamification Pt.2)
MARCH 22, 2016
2002 – ‘Gamification’ is born. 2009 – Gamification: here, there and everywhere. 2009 saw the launch of Foursquare , an app allowing users to search for and discover new places. Last week we took you back to a strange time. It was a time when games were games, and work was work and we were just starting to see the potential of combining the two. Gamification history
Concerned about Retention? The Potential for a Resume Tsunami
Learning on the Leading Edge
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
In February of 2002, in the middle of the recession that followed 9/11, I wrote a paper for grad school where I predicted that there would be a “resume tsunami” after the recession ended—where downsizing survivors would leave their employers as soon as they could because they had been treated so poorly. Voluntary Turnover (Quits) vs. Unemployment Rate 2001-2016.
Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar
JULY 13, 2009
Kineo will be holding a free webinar on creating effective product knowledge e-learning on July 16th, 2009. For example there have been over 60 new versions of the Blackberry since its launch in 2002, that’s one every 5 weeks. Product knowledge training creates major challenge for organizations, including: Keeping content up to date: products change rapidly. Keeping it short and focused: sales people who need product knowledge information work in challenging, fast paced and often noisy retail environments. The learning has got to get to the point, quickly.
The Real Truth about ROI – the Learning Performance Model
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Berings, Poell, & Simons, 2008; Eraut, 2007; Van der Heijden, Boon, Van der Klink & Meijs, 2009). L&D plays an essential role in increasing employees’ competences. 2002; Saks, 2006). 2009) found a positive relationship between learning in organizations and job satisfaction. 2002) and thereby improving its financial performance. 2014). 2012). 2001).
Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?
MAY 12, 2009
Is there some historical background here that I'm missing, like computers in the UK didn't have speakers until 2002 so they never bothered? What's your take on using audio in eLearning? For or against? Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think it's broken if you don't? This has happened to me!) We know to avoid narrating text word for word, for instance.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?
MAY 12, 2009
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences? Is there some historical background here that Im missing, like computers in the UK didnt have speakers until 2002 so they never bothered? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Whats your take on using audio in eLearning? For or against? This has happened to me!)
LMS/CMS as Personal Learning environment?
In the Middle of the Curve
OCTOBER 22, 2009
Doug Holton, in a recent post, pointed to a 2002 Educause article on this exact topic. Less focus on information dissemination,knowledge management and more focus on facilitating personal learning environment development for students. - Sue Hixon (aka @EvilSue - thanks for IDing yourself!!!!!) Ah yes, an issue that has dogged the instructional technology community for years. First, we would want to list every tool that should be in that environment. Then - find ways to make it easy to share stuff created using other tools outside the environment (something my LMS does not have).
Can the #MOOC format respond to the educational challenges #altc2013?
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
Theory focusing on some of the contemporary tensions in contemporary education Local versus global : termed by Wellman (2002) as glocalization in relation to the overlapping spheres of society, technology , and the World Wide Web. If you want to you can join us at 11.45 on Tuesday 10 September 2013 in session 342, right after the keynotes. For a full time schedule, look here. 87-88). 2011).
NOVEMBER 19, 2009
Current context since 2002. “…occurring at the most minute of levels…minutes or seconds of time. Hug & Friesen, 2009. These are my live blogged notes from Janet Clarey’s LearnTrends session on Microlearning. My side comments are in italics. Official description: Microlearning: Beyond Learning Objects and Just-in-time Performance Support. The need and pressure to learn continually, coupled with limited time available to learn, make new digital media viable for professional development. What is microlearning? No single definition. Learning objects are.
Creds to the Classroom Trainers
MARCH 12, 2009
So, I have returned to the classroom to teach online professional networking, which has a focus on using LinkedIn. I am not new to teaching face-to-face classes, but I have not done it on a consistent basis since 2002. Since the announcement of my bank's acquisition my e-learning projects have been cancelled. Here are some of the great things about being in the classroom that either we do not have the advantage of in asynchronous e-learning or are at least a challenge for the e-learning designer. Meeting and knowing your audience (I mean literally meeting them).
JULY 20, 2009
Topics by Year By selecting 2009 , I've selected a subset of the content, but in this case it's basically content associated with this year. Year by Topic You can also go the other way to see things like selecting Twitter and you can see that the associated years are: 2009 2020 2008 2020? 2001 2002 2000 2003 2004 are associated years) virtual classroom – still current strategy – old flash – still current performance – old – not sure why – shouldn't this be a perennial topic? I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training.
The ripple effect
Learning with e's
OCTOBER 11, 2011
Those involved in this dissemination can be producers as well as consumers of the content, but as James Slevin (2002) suggests, the basis is almost always dialogical in nature. 2002) The Internet and Society. 2009) The Wisdom of Crowds. However, we are also speaking to a vast, unknown audience and it is easy to get lost in the crowd. Adhikari is right of course. Rheingold, H.
#IeL09 The Social Web and Learning
In the Middle of the Curve
JUNE 5, 2009
Presentation: The Social Web and Learning - A Case Study Presenter: Robert Jordan, Penn State U ASTD State of the Industry - learner control Learner controlling own learning key Social Web - how people socialize, interact with each other through the Web - Shared interest 2 types of social web - People focus (Facebook, myspace) - Hobby focus (Flikr, photobucket for photography) How do I harness this to promote learning? Social Web aps (social networks, blogs, wikis, rss feeds, social bookmarking, multimedia and file sharing, podcasts, mashup networks. the ususal suspects.) Web 2.0
MARCH 6, 2009
Search for: March 2009. M. T. W. T. F. S. S. December 2009. November 2009. September 2009. July 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. December 2002. November 2002. October 2002. About. Steve Howard’s eLearning ++ Blog. Thoughts, news, observations from a guy working in eLearning and obsessed by tech. 30 31.
JANUARY 25, 2009
Search for: January 2009. M. T. W. T. F. S. S. December 2009. November 2009. September 2009. July 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. December 2002. November 2002. October 2002. About. Steve Howard’s eLearning ++ Blog. Thoughts, news, observations from a guy working in eLearning and obsessed by tech.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Success in Manufacturing
MAY 31, 2006
Wednesday, May 31, 2006 e-Learning Success in Manufacturing This article is kind of old (from 2002), but provides insight into the successes achieved by one manufacturing organization. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. It made me think of a proposed project we have with a major auto manufacturing firm. Take the Survey! Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Can I, um, have your attention, please? eLearnin.
Another Example of the Bogus Percentages. Now by Qube Learning.
Will at Work Learning
JANUARY 15, 2009
Below is another example of the misuse of the now-infamous bogus percentages by a speaker at a prominent international conference in the workplace learning field, this time in an online session in January 2009. have documented this problem starting in 2002. The following posts illustrate this problem. Original Post (Read this First): People remember 10%, 20%.Oh Really? It's okay.
14 Articles on MOOCs
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
Complexity, Resilience, and the Need for Agility in Learning<br />Barnett (2002) highlighted that we now live in a world characterized by “super-complexity,” uncertainty, and change: “Work, communication, identity, self, knowing, and even life: the meaning of fundamental concepts are no longer clear in a world of change” (p. 9). That undoubtedly will raise numerous hackles. Educause.
Learning with e's
NOVEMBER 8, 2009
It was Howard Rheingold (2002) who coined the term ‘smart mobs’ (a play on the word 'mobile' or mobile phone) to describe individuals who work collectively and intelligently toward a mutual goal without necessarily having met. 2002) Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution. This is a continuation of yesterday's post entitled: The digital tribe and the network nation. their vocabulary.
How to hide the playbar in Captivate 4 using Actions « Steve Howard’s eLearning Blog
SEPTEMBER 27, 2009
Home About Steve Howard’s eLearning ++ Blog Thoughts, news, observations from a guy working in eLearning and obsessed by tech Feeds: Posts Comments How to hide the playbar in Captivate 4 using Actions January 25, 2009 by stevehoward999 Information about using the new actions and variables features in Captivate 4 is a little sparse right now. Posted in Captivate , eLearning | 1 Comment One Response on May 21, 2009 at 03:30 | Reply Tim Watson Thank you! The question was asked on one of the Adobe forums, “How would you use Actions to turn off the paylbar in Captivate 4?”
Create Autonomy in Gamification and Other Learning Environments
JANUARY 28, 2014
large body of research has indicated that absolute learner control in open instructional environment is both inefficient and ineffective (Merrill, 2009; Clark & Mayer, 2011). 2002) E-learning and the science of instruction: Proven guidelines for consumers and designers of multimedia learning. 2009) First principles of instruction. Clark & Mayer, 2011; Reeve et al.,
Interview with Karl Kapp on Games, Gamification, and LEARNING!
Will at Work Learning
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
Ke (2009) found that the learning outcomes achieved through computer games depend largely on how educators align learning (i.e., In games without instructional support such as elaborative feedback, pedagogical agents, and multimodal information presentations (Hays, 2005; Ke, 2009; Wouters et al., 2002; Tennyson & Jorczak, 2008; Wilson et al., 2009). Karl Kapp is one of the learning field's best research-to-practice gurus! His books on games and gamification are wonderful. What the heck are you talking about? It’s the wrong approach to learning and motivation.
Networked noughties 2000-2002
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 19, 2009
In 2002 there was failure and success for digital TV. The last 10 years will be known as the networked decade. At the risk of sounding Churchillian : "Never before have people been able to communicate so quickly, and never before has so much information been available to so many people". We didn't need to wait too long. This series continues tomorrow with a review of the years 2003-2005.
Saluting a hero
Learning with e's
AUGUST 9, 2009
He was rewarded for his service to sport and his single-minded support for cancer charities with a knighthood in 2002. I was overawed when I walked out onto the terrace at St James Park that day. I took time out a few days ago while up in the North East to visit St James Park stadium, the home of Newcastle United, to pay my respects to Sir Bobby Robson. Well, mostly we don’t. In the U.S.
CCK08: Socialization as information object
MAY 21, 2009
I finally got around to capturing a few thoughts on CCK08. I’ve posted an overview of the course (as well as an earlier rudimentary attempt from 2002) on my connectivism blog: Socialization as information objects. Now, to get ready for CCK09…
Adding Audio to Adobe Captivate
Take an e-Learning Break
MARCH 20, 2009
According to Colvin Clark & Mayer (2002) there are six different "broadly applicable" media element guidelines to follow when undertaking e-learning instruction. There's a 3-part series in this blog along with a reminder of why we need to add audio in our elearning platforms. These guidelines are: The Multimedia Principle: Use words and graphics rather than words alone. The Contiguity Principle: Place corresponding words and graphics near each other The Modality Principle: Present words as audio narration rather than onscreen text. Check it out: [link
Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners
JANUARY 10, 2011
Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Pfeiffer; 1 edition (October 28, 2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0787960519 The E-Learning Handbook : Past Promises, Present Challenges by Saul Carliner and Patti Shank. Hardcover: 208 pages Publisher: Kogan Page; 1 edition (May 28, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0749453974 by Christopher Pappas M.B.A., Mayer. wibiya widget Simple template.
eLearning - Audio & Captivate, Blogging, Twitter, & the Brain
Big Dog, Little Dog
MARCH 13, 2009
According to Colvin Clark & Mayer (2002) there are six different "broadly applicable" media element guidelines to follow when undertaking e-learning instruction. Adding Audio to Adobe Captivate - Michael Hanley in E-Learning Curve Blog. These guidelines are: The Multimedia Principle: Use words and graphics rather than words alone. Blogging Your Way Into A Job - Forbes. They Google you.