• LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014
    [2009] Pre-university online learning experience positively influences higher education study skills says new research (IOE)
    It has been delivering online IBDP subject learning to students around the world since 2009. 'Pre-university online learning experience positively influences higher education study skills says new research – from Anne Keeling, Media Relations for Pamoja Education. New research says online learning prepares 16-19 year olds well for university. London – A research study by the Institute of Education University of London (IOE), England has explored the impact of online learning on 16-19 year olds and its influence on their learning experience at university.
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
    [2009] 2014 EduBlogs Awards #eddies14
    Edublog Awards, 2009 (Nominations). 'Yes, thanks to Chris Rowell  (and for the nomination), I’ve realised it’s that time of year again … Edublog Awards. “The Edublog Awards started in 2004 in response to community concerns relating to how schools, districts and educational intitutions were blocking access of learner and teacher blog sites for educational purposes.  The purpose of the Edublog awards is  promote and demonstrate the educational values of these social media.” ” A thoroughly good event to get involved in, and be nominated for too.
  • ELEARNING BROTHERS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
    [2009] eLearning Brothers Breaks into the Stock Photo, Video and Audio World
    eLearning Brothers was founded in 2009 by two brothers who recognized the need to enable Awesome eLearning development with great-looking eLearning templates. 'AMERICAN FORK, Utah — November 17, 2014 — eLearning Brothers today announced that it will offer over 500,000 stock photos, graphics, vectors, videos and audio files to the training and development community. This is the first offering of its kind for eLearning professionals. “Everyone in the training and development world uses stock photography. Once it is part of their course, they keep the asset forever.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2014
    [2009] Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges
    The Research A 2009 study by the Learning & Development Roundtable, a division of the Corporate Executive Board, reported that on-the-job learning had three times the impact on performance improvement over formal training programs. '(a version of this article was originally written as background for an #OzLearn chat held on Twitter, 11th November 2014) The Power of Embedded Learning A common finding that has emerged from study after study over the past few years is that learning which is embedded in work seems to be more effective than learning away from work. itashare
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2014
    [2009] Myth of the "Relevant Experience"
    As Gary Hamel pointed out in 2009, the Knowledge Economy requires Creativity, Initiative and Passion. 'During my daily twitter stream reading, I came across this snippet from Stowe Boyd: "A formal hierarchy overweights experience and underweights new thinking , and in doing so perpetuates the past. It misallocates power, since promotions often go to the most politically astute rather than to the most prescient or productive."~ By Gary Hamel, Bureaucracy Must Die ( The bold highlights are mine.) The impact of formal hierarchy on organizational culture can be far-reaching. It does.
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014
    [2009] EMR Training: Are You HiTech?
    EMRs and  E lectronic  H ealth  R ecords (EHRs) are part of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health ( HITECH ) Act, enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. 'by Megan Pitkin    I have a quick story to tell, but first I need to introduce the following acronyms: EMR, EHR, and HITECH. Each acronym deals with the healthcare industry.    EMR  stands for  E lectronic  M edical R ecord--a digital version of a patient's paper chart. That's where my story begins. and soon).
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2014
    [2009] What are you doing with your 70%?
    Gary Wise extrapolated Josh Bersin’s data from 2009 and found that as much as 95% of workplace learning is informal. 'The 70:20:10 (Experience, Exposure, Education) Framework is focused on learning at work, not in a classroom, and not in a lab. Charles Jennings has described workplace learning as based on four key activities: Exposure to new and rich experiences. The opportunity to practice. Engaging in conversation and exchanges with each other. Making time to reflect on new observations, information, experiences, etc. PKM is a framework to make sense of the 70%.
  • ELEARNING BROTHERS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014
    [2009] eLearning Brothers Acquisition of eLearningImages.com Expands the Planet’s Largest eLearning Image Library
    When we launched eLearning Brothers in 2009, we committed that we would provide our members with the deepest and broadest eLearning library on the planet. eLearning Brothers was founded in 2009 by two brothers who recognized the need to enable Awesome eLearning development with great-looking eLearning templates. 'AMERICAN FORK, Utah–eLearning Brothers today announced that it has acquired privately held  eLearningImages.com , an online library of eLearning images that focuses on people-images in the eLearning space. www.websitetalkingheads.com ). About eLearning Brothers.
  • THE PEFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT BLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014
    [2009] Temps Need Training and Development
    2009 article in BusinessWeek makes this point: Workers hired for temporary or contract work face a higher risk of developing mental health problems like depression, according to research presented in 2009 by Amélie Quesnel-Vallée of McGill University. 'As I wrote in my last blog post titled, Temps Are People, Too , temporary and contract workers have become an essential segment of our economy, relied on heavily by business, government, and nonprofits to do work on an as-needed basis. One type of risk can be emotional. Could it be that they don’t become strong team members?
  • LEARNDASH  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [2009] The Explosive Growth of ELearning
    Analysts have estimated that elearning accounted for over $27 billion in 2009, and has risen to over $50 billion in 2014. 'ELearning has been enjoying unprecedented growth in the last decade, and that growth is expected to accelerate for the foreseeable future. These figures include money spent on self-paced online learning, which includes both packaged and custom content services. Not Just For Education. The growth of elearning is not just concentrated in the adult population, although the biggest names in elearning offer college-level courses and vocational training for adults.
  • ID REFLECTIONS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
    [2009] Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media
    It was the March of 2009, and I have completed 5 years of blogging this year. 'On my way to office today, I was pondering about my evolving use of social media. Six years have passed since I joined Twitter in 2008, when twitter was in its infancy, and I was clueless about its use. In hindsight I realize how immensely lucky I was to have stumbled onto the learning network I did. As I see colleagues and friends and peers still struggling to comprehend how to use social media for “learning” and often expressing skepticism, I thought I’d share my journey in brief. lurked and waited.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
    [2009] Create space for sense-making
    Even more rare is time for sense-making, and sense-making takes a LOT of time, for example: 2009 sense-making-with-pkm. 'Listening to a story about exploitation in the ivory tower on CBC Sunday Edition this morning made me realize how much we are prisoners of our current reality. The poorly paid contract teaching staff saw no way out of their plight and the professor-turned-administrator went from questioning the current system to promoting its inequalities as the only viable way to keep universities afloat. Everyone sounded so powerless. But the system is the problem. 2010 sense-making.
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
    [2009] How B Corps Just Might Eliminate the Foolishness of Maximizing Shareholder Return
    ” Over the course of an interview with the Financial Times in 2009, former General Electric CEO, Jack Welch even said , “On the face of it, shareholder value is the dumbest idea in the world. 'I absolutely love reading (and throw in writing, for that matter) non-fiction leadership books. Unless there are multiple editions, a book unfortunately runs the risk of potentially missing out on new developments or changes in the landscape since its original publication. It’s still a good book, in my eyes at least, but there are many elements I’d now change. percent.
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
    [2009] How to innovate and educate ahead of the wave, Pt.1 #altc
    From lunchtime to coffee breaks, to break-out activities to keynote speakers, this first day has been energetic and had a buzz around ‘being together’ I’ve not experienced since my first FOTE conference in 2009. '‘Riding Giants: How to innovate and educate ahead of the wave’ is the title & theme for the 2014 ALT Conference – my first ALT conference. as there are so many overlaps between session presentations. Once again I’m Sketchnoting my way through the Keynote presentations (and more, when I can). Is there life after MOOCs?
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014
    [2009] DevCorner: Outside the Eye – Where App Innovation and Creativity Meet
    started developing Short List as a small portfolio piece in 2009 so I could move this process off paper and into iOS. 'At TechSmith, we are passionate about creating great software and keeping up with the latest technology. That passion does not stop when we leave the office. Many of us have side projects that help us hone our skills and expand our horizons. Side projects allow you to play roles you otherwise won’t. You get to be the project manager, designer, QA, developer, marketer, and customer support. It also makes it easy to review or share your session. It is a big hit at parties.
  • SPICY LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014
    [2009] Saffron is accredited by the LPI for the sixth year
    Saffron was the first company to achieve Learning Technologies Accreditation in 2009. 'This month Saffron Interactive, leading innovator in the digital learning sector, has been re-accredited by the Learning and Performance Institute (formerly the Institute of IT Training) for the sixth year running. The rigorous accreditation process requires that vendors demonstrate consistently excellent performance and give evidence of strategic transformation and innovation. Saffron is one of the few bespoke providers to currently hold an Accreditation.
  • EXPERIENCING ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
    [2009] Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014
    haven’t done my list in a few years, but you can see my past lists from 2011 ,  2009 , 2008 , and 2007. 'Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning. You can vote for your top tools until September 19, 2014. My list is divided into personal learning and course design/development. Personal Learning. Feedly is my RSS reader of choice since the demise of Google Reader. read on my smartphone much more in the past, and Feedly’s mobile app fits in my workflow. Diigo is my social bookmarking option. WordPress is my blog host. Course Design/Development.
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014
    [2009] Two Very Incredible & Courageous Women
    Fast-forward to 2009 and wouldn’t you know it, I’m in a meeting with those radiantly beaming eyes. 'I wouldn’t call the two incredible and courageous women in this story ‘good friends’ with me nor are we ‘best friends’, but we’re certainly not ‘bad friends’ or ‘former friends’, so let’s just go with the fact we’re ‘connections’ and leave it at that. The purpose of this story is to share, to enlighten and to articulate incredible courage … as best I can. In one corner, we have E.T. Rocky.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014
    [2009] Humans Need Not Apply: Skynet Pieces Coming Together?
    No, he is not the only scientist concerned Scientists Worry Machines May Outsmart Man (older article from 2009). 'Recently Elon Musk indicated that he thought Artificial Intelligence (AI) was “potentially more dangerous than nukes” and it’s easy to dismiss such statements as hyperbole or over generalization but…can we? Should we? Are we really aware of what we are doing? Elon Musk is no “conspiracy nut.” ” He is founder of such technology companies at Tesla and SpaceX. Are we listening to what he is saying? Is he the only one with this concern?
  • MINDFLASH  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [2009] Go Global by Thinking Local: Delivering Online Training Courses in Multiple Languages
    In 2009 HSBC bank was forced to launch a $10 million rebranding campaign to address the damage done when it’s slogan “Assume Nothing” was mistranslated as “Do Nothing” in various countries. 'Online training is a powerful learning vehicle—it allows people to learn on their own schedule (asynchronously), at the own pace (on-demand), and on their device of choice (flexibly). And developing online training via a LMS is scalable, as you can train thousands in a short time. But the trick to growing globally is thinking locally. Don’t Lose the Learner in the Translation. Go Local.
  • ELEARNING BROTHERS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [2009] eLearning Brothers and Infuse Medical Launch Medical Stock Image Library
    eLearning Brothers was founded in 2009 by two brothers who recognized the need to enable Awesome eLearning development with great-looking eLearning templates. '(American Fork, UT July 8, 2014) eLearning Brothers and Infuse Medical announce the first library subscription of its kind of Medical Stock Images. This library subscription is the first eLearning-specific library consisting of high resolution, 3D medical imagery. eLearning Brothers has the largest eLearning Template Library on the planet, with the highest quality assets. About Infuse Media Group. www.infusemed.com. Contacts.
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014
    [2009] #ICELW Opening Keynote with Steve Wheeler @timbuckteeth "The Future is Mobile…Social…Personal"
    In 2009, we said the future is smart mobile. 'These are my live blogged notes from the International Conference on eLearning in the Workplace (ICELW) , happing this week in NYC. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Opening keynote with Steve Wheeler @timbuckteeth, The Future is Mobile…Social…Personal Plymouth University UK “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” ~ Arthur C. Clark We need to make the technology invisible –so we can concentrate on the learning. Remember that technology is just a tool. In 1989, we thought the future was multi-media. Clark
  • ELEARNING BROTHERS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014
    [2009] The Only Place for Captivate 8 Templates and Learning
    eLearning Brothers was founded in 2009 by two brothers who recognized a need to enable Awesome eLearning development with great looking eLearning templates. '(Salt Lake City, UT June 11, 2014) eLearning Brothers, Lodestone and Artisan E-Learning announce a combined offering of Captivate 8 templates , instructor led training , and the only Captivate 8 book available. This is the only source on the planet for mobile responsive Captivate 8 templates, Captivate 8 training, and the first Captivate 8 book. said Curtis Morley, President of eLearning Brothers. The Captivate 8 Templates.
  • LEARNDASH  |  MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014
    [2009] ELearning Evolution The Past 10 Years
    One of the most significant developments over the past 10 years to elearning was the influence of mobile technology around 2009. 'It is hard to believe that 2004 was a decade ago. ELearning was really starting to take-off at this point, especially given the overhaul of the former SCORM protocol that used to dominate elearning. As we all know, a lot can happen in a span of 10 years, especially in regards to technology. New trends have come and gone during this time, while others are just starting to pick-up some momentum (Tin Can API in particular). ed tech elearning
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014
    [2009] Freelancing means freedom
    Entrepreneurial activity in 2009 was at its highest level in 14 years, online freelance job postings skyrocketed in 2010, and companies are increasingly outsourcing work. 'What happens when freelancers outnumber salaried employees? In the USA, more than 30% of the population are freelancers. The assumptions of employers and employees are being turned on their heads, but politicians are still focused on creating jobs. Good luck with that. This transition is nothing less than a revolution. As of 2005, one-third of our workforce participated in this “freelance economy.”
  • LEARNING JOURNAL  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [2009] Starting a conversation on emerging technologies
    MIT Press, 2009. 'This summer, I am privileged to be “teaching” a graduate course on emerging technologies for Penn State Harrisburg’s Training and Development master’s program. hesitate to say I am teaching it because I’ve designed it more like a graduate seminar / MOOC (with only 14 people). In that vein, I am providing a list of readings on specific trends as a starting point, and we go wherever the conversation goes. These have been a real treat to read and ponder – I’ve learned a lot already, and have enjoyed engaging in the conversations.
  • LEARNDASH  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [2009] Microsoft Launches ELearning Add-On
    In 2009, Articulate Studio took-off as a Microsoft PowerPoint add-on for this very purpose. 'The global success of Articulate is well known in the elearning field, and it appears that Microsoft would like to steal a bit of market share as well! Recently, Microsoft revealed their plans for a new product called Mix  with the purpose of simplifying online course creation within PowerPoint. Sound familiar? Their success led them to follow-up with a new version in 2013, as well as a proprietary offering in Articulate Storyline (originally launched in 2012). Mix is interesting in theory.
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
    [2009] Reading: Viewing mobile learning from a pedagogical perspective
    Related posts: Reading: “Pupil perspectives on using mobile devices for learning” Reading: "Global Mobile Learning Research Report 2009" Pedagogical Foundations For Personal Learning. 'Mobile learning is a relatively new phenomenon and the theoretical basis is currently under development. The paper presents a pedagogical perspective of mobile learning which highlights three central features of mobile learning: authenticity, collaboration and personalisation, embedded in the unique timespace contexts of mobile learning. Kearney , M., Schuck , S., Burden , K.,
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014
    [2009] What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?
    Data provided by the US membership organisation Training Industry suggests annual growth around 6% per year since 2009. 'The global training industry is large and in growth again post-2008. Training Industry estimates the 2012 figures for the training market at $131billion in the USA and $160billion for the rest of the world – a global total of $291billion. ASTD data suggests US companies spent $164billion on employee learning and development in 2012 saying that ‘ despite a continuously changing economic environment, organizations remain committed to training and development’.
  • LEARNDASH  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014
    [2009] 3 Trends of Digital Education
    million people (2002) to 6 million (2009). 'Digital content delivery is opening new possibilities in education. Traditional teaching was delivered in a “one size fits all” manner, which made it easy to leave learners behind. Today though, the technology-enabled solutions help create a custom experience. But how do you define digital education? suppose there could be a variety of defining figures, but there are three trends in particular that the digital education trend brings to the traditional teaching methodology – all improve learning outcomes. of textbook sales.
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014
    [2009] Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014
    It has had millions of views both  on the website  and on Slideshare ( 2013 , 2012 , 2011 , 2010, 2009 , 2008 ). 'Originally posted by Jane Heart’s Jane’s Pick of the Day: Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014.  Thank you so much Jane for curating this list every year. Looking forward to it. The 8th annual survey is now open to find the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014. learning tool is defined as any software or online tool or service that you use either for your own personal or professional learning, for teaching or training, or for creating e-learning solutions.
  • JANE HART'S PICK OF THE DAY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014
    [2009] Vote for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014
    It has had millions of views both  on the website  and on Slideshare ( 2013 , 2012 , 2011 , 2010, 2009 , 2008 ). 'The 8th annual survey is now open to find the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014. learning tool is defined as any software or online tool or service that you use either for your own personal or professional learning, for teaching or training, or for creating e-learning solutions. This annual list of learning tools has become very popular as it has been compiled from the contributions of learning professionals worldwide. Please share your own favourite tools for learning.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [2009] Five LMS Lists
    Social Learning Management Systems -While I coined the term in 2009 to represent systems whose core features were geared towards social, some of the newer SLMSs, seem to have just enough to place them under this umbrella. . 'Everyone loves a good list.  Whether it is a list of the top food that make you ill or the top 1o of worst flops in learning history, people love to read them.  This is especially true when it comes to e-learning. Okay, maybe not true, but just go with it). So, I figured, let’s do it. The Lists. buzz.bee, oh never mind). Five Misnomers in the e-learning space.
  • CHALLENGE TO LEARN  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 13, 2014
    [2009] A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: 3. Tie Learning to Performance Goals
    They have published ‘ The working Smarter fieldbook’  in 2009 It covers Working smarter, Informal learning, social learning, a whole bunch of consequences for instructional design and examples. '“We will couple the skills we are developing to the goals of organizations, individuals, or both.”. This principle is an important requirement when building eLearning courses. If learning doesn’t support  the goals of the organization, what is its value  from a business perspective? Now the question is how to do it? Get integrated into the business. Identify what people really (really?)
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
    [2009] The Five Elements Of A 'Simply Irresistible' Organization
    The Great Place to Work Institute has published studies which show that the “100 best places to work” outperformed the S&P 500 by over four-fold from 1990–2009 and there’s no reason to believe this won’t continue. 'New Deloitte Global Human Capital Research shows that organizations today must work hard to create a meaningful, humanistic work environment to drive engagement, performance, and a magnetic attraction in the market. And this is good business. “ The Great Workplace ,” by Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin.). But there’s more.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
    [2009] The Five Elements Of A 'Simply Irresistible' Organization
    The Great Place to Work Institute has published studies which show that the “100 best places to work” outperformed the S&P 500 by over four-fold from 1990–2009 and there’s no reason to believe this won’t continue. 'New Deloitte Global Human Capital Research shows that organizations today must work hard to create a meaningful, humanistic work environment to drive engagement, performance, and a magnetic attraction in the market. And this is good business. “ The Great Workplace ,” by Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin.). But there’s more.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
    [2009] The Five Elements Of A 'Simply Irresistible' Organization
    The Great Place to Work Institute has published studies which show that the “100 best places to work” outperformed the S&P 500 by over four-fold from 1990–2009 and there’s no reason to believe this won’t continue. 'New Deloitte Global Human Capital Research shows that organizations today must work hard to create a meaningful, humanistic work environment to drive engagement, performance, and a magnetic attraction in the market. And this is good business. “ The Great Workplace ,” by Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin.). But there’s more.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
    [2009] The Five Elements Of A 'Simply Irresistible' Organization
    The Great Place to Work Institute has published studies which show that the “100 best places to work” outperformed the S&P 500 by over four-fold from 1990–2009 and there’s no reason to believe this won’t continue. 'New Deloitte Global Human Capital Research shows that organizations today must work hard to create a meaningful, humanistic work environment to drive engagement, performance, and a magnetic attraction in the market. And this is good business. “ The Great Workplace ,” by Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin.). But there’s more.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
    [2009] The Five Elements Of A 'Simply Irresistible' Organization
    The Great Place to Work Institute has published studies which show that the “100 best places to work” outperformed the S&P 500 by over four-fold from 1990–2009 and there’s no reason to believe this won’t continue. 'New Deloitte Global Human Capital Research shows that organizations today must work hard to create a meaningful, humanistic work environment to drive engagement, performance, and a magnetic attraction in the market. And this is good business. “ The Great Workplace ,” by Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin.). But there’s more.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
    [2009] The Five Elements Of A 'Simply Irresistible' Organization
    The Great Place to Work Institute has published studies which show that the “100 best places to work” outperformed the S&P 500 by over four-fold from 1990–2009 and there’s no reason to believe this won’t continue. 'New Deloitte Global Human Capital Research shows that organizations today must work hard to create a meaningful, humanistic work environment to drive engagement, performance, and a magnetic attraction in the market. And this is good business. “ The Great Workplace ,” by Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin.). But there’s more.
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014
    [2009] Free report durable Technology Enhanced Learning #Telearning
    The project began in 2009, taking inspiration from work done in Japan, using an existing mobile chat platform to release content and advertise, and publishing in local languages, including Afrikaans and isiXhosa, as well as English. iZone driver performance (corporate case) iZone was set up in 2009 to address a change in Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) regulations, which reduced racing teams’ testing time. The focus is also on design-based research. Plans for evaluation and field studies were incorporated from the start.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [2009] AlliedBarton’s Bill Whitmore: A Higher Calling for Security
    ” In 2009, the company launched the AlliedBarton EDGE — short for educate, develop, grow and engage — an online training program for all employees from security officers to managers to executives. More than 1 million courses have been completed since 2009, according to Brent O’Bryan, vice president of learning and development. 'Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton’s president and CEO, sees it as his duty to prepare the company’s security officers, most of whom have only a high school education, for lifelong careers. Labor Department. Whitmore was again made CEO.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014
    [2009] Spaced Retrieval, Retrieval Practice, and Knowledge Guru: What Research Tells Us
    Med Educ   43: 1174–1181, 2009. 'Knowledge Guru’s game engine is designed to tap into two powerful and empirically supported instructional strategies—Retrieval Practice and Spaced Retrieval. Retrieval Practice requires learners to recall information rather than simply re-read or re-listen to it. review of the pertinent scientific literature reveals that the benefits of retrieval practice have been known for at least 100 years and they have been demonstrated with many diverse groups [1]. Retrieval Practice alone can provide improved recall performance by as much as 10-20%. ”).
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014
    [2009] Personal Knowledge Mastery
    In 2009 I forecast that PKM would be common in the workplace by 2019. 'PKM for me was initially a way to keep my professional development costs as low as possible. wanted to use the open web in the best way to stay current in my field. In 2004 this was by following early bloggers and also by blogging myself. must say that my posts in the early years were not very good. These past few weeks I have been compiling, updating, and editing my best articles. The earliest post in that selection is from 2007. It took me three years to write a blog post that would stand the test of time.
  • LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014
    [2009] CIO’s need to take on far more *strategic* roles — in corp world & in higher ed
    In 2009, we reported that CIOs were rising up the management hierarchy and developing a new, more powerful voice. 'Moving from the back office to the front lines: CIO insights from the Global C-suite Study — from IBM Institute for Business Value. CIOs tell us that their place in the organizational pyramid has changed in the past five years. Many of them command more respect and possess more authority than before and they are working more closely with their C-suite colleagues. Excerpts (emphasis DSC): Introduction. Most CIOs were helping to expand or transform their organizations.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014
    [2009] How to Sponsor and Retain Managers in MBA Programs
    Some 41 percent of students funded the entire cost of their program, a number increased from 34 percent in 2009. 'It may cost some money upfront, but with the right support and retention efforts, sponsoring employee MBA programs could more than justify the investment. Imagine a scenario in which an employee wants to upgrade her skill set, so she enrolls in an executive MBA program. Her employer sees the value in bolstering her leadership abilities, reimburses her for courses taken, and provides formal and informal support as she juggles the job and her academic program.
  • SHIFT ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
    [2009] 4 Reasons Companies Should Adopt Mobile Learning…Are You Missing the Boat?
    Twenty-first century learning is not confined to a geographical location, or a particular space designated for learning purposes,” explained Colley & Stead, 2009. 'There is no question about it: now is the time to embrace mobile learning. Mobile learning, or mLearning , is a rapidly growing area for training and development departments in organizations of all industries. With the amount of mobile devices exceeding 7 billion (the world’s current population), mobile technology has provided companies with the opportunity to reach employees in new and striking ways. Increased motivation.
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
    [2009] FICCI School Conference – Teacher Education Session
    The NCF 2005, NCFTE 2009, the Justice Verma Committee, the Centrally Sponsored Scheme, the new Teacher Mission and the RTE Act provide the backdrop against which the discussions are happening. 'FICCI held its first school conference at New Delhi on March 10. was helping facilitate a session on Teacher Education, which has perhaps become one of the really important challenges of our education system. As per Dr. Amarjit Singh, AS, MHRD, lots of great things are happening: Focus has been on quality of teacher education, program and curricular revisions. NUEPA is building school standards.
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2014
    [2009] Where would I be without Twitter?
    In May 2009 I made a presentation to the Business School at Bournemouth University about ‘Twitter in Education’ (below) and also uploaded it to SlideShare, where it has since been viewed 80,000 times, embedded on 315 websites, and had over 100 downloads. '[Read this next bit as though it''s a well known Sinead O''Conner song]. It’s been 5 years, 30 days, and 53 minutes since my first tweet. Here is it: In that 5 years, 30 days, etc. I’ve made nearly 25,000 tweets. Some are re-tweets (RT), mentions, replies, etc. Been on Twitter longer than 99.5% to better myself.
  • SHIFT ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
    [2009] Four Ways Technology Is Changing How People Learn [Infographic]
    Multi-tasking with technologies is perceived to be “easy”, especially among younger adults who are likely to be engaged in educational studies (Carrier, Cheever, Rosen, Benitez, & Chang, 2009). 'Today, more than ever before, technology plays an important role in society. It is changing and will continue to change every aspect of how we live. It is changing the way we communicate, the way we do business, how we learn and teach, and even it’s changing the way our brains work. Because the arrival of technology, the learning environment is changing. The web is hypermedia, not linear.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2014
    [2009] Make Your Social Network A Learning Tool
    How SNA Facilitates Learning In 2009, the Defense Intelligence Agency implemented a merger across 10 global intelligence organizations. 'By understanding how informal networks communicate and collaborate, social network analysis can facilitate more effective learning program design and promote more innovative collaboration. Behind every official organization chart is a web of informal networks composed of individual relationships. Valuable resources and information flow through these networks in various ways, often outside any prescribed path or hierarchy. It can do the exact opposite.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
    [2009] Not Your Grandfather's Diversity Training
    In 2009, McCormick and his team began to roll out the program to all 850 department employees, but when the administration changed under Republican Gov. 'When the state of Michigan learned that the minorities who worked for the agency did not feel their opinions mattered, leaders created nontraditional diversity training programs to promote more effective ways to communicate. While roughly half of Michigan’s population is composed of minorities, just 14 percent of the employees in the state’s Department of Technology, Management and Budget in 2006 were from these groups.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
    [2009] How online education could mean a very few attain stardom
    It brought to mind a posting I made back in 2009, called How online media helps to create ever brighter stars. thought I''d bring it back to life here: September 22, 2009 Webinars, video recordings and podcasts provide the opportunity for experts to share their thoughts and experiences with a wide audience. 'I was fascinated to read an article in this week''s Economist on Massive Open Online Forces , looking at some of the economic effects of the rise of online education. In particular the following caught my eye: The market for instructors will also be transformed. Why live?
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2014
    [2009] Number of Self-Employed Workers in U.S. Down Since End of Recession
    Other key Findings: Self-employment jobs have declined 5 percent since 2009. By contrast, the number of jobs for salaried employees has risen 4 percent since 2009. have seen self-employment increases since 2009, and their gains have been minimal. 'About 6.6 percent of all reported jobs are classified as self-employed, down from a high of 7.2 percent in 2006, a new report shows. Chicago — Feb. The U.S. has an estimated 10 million self-employed jobs as of 2013 — 6.6 percent of all reported jobs, but down from a high of 7.2 percent in 2006. Source: CareerBuilder
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
    [2009] #Training2014 Resources, Slides & Other Related Information Session M16
    Med Educ 43: 1174–1181, 2009. 'Here are the slides and some links related to my presentation at the conference. Five Things Game Designers Can Teach eLearning Designers from Karl Kapp. Here are the five elements of thinking like a game designer. Begin with Activity:Add Action and Adventure. Put Your Learner at “Mock” Risk. Create Curiosity, Mystery, Intrigue. Give Learners Choices Also related is to Create Multiple Levels of Entry into Your Instruction. Create a Challenge for the Learner. Here is some information on Distributed Practice and Retrieval Practice. References.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014
    [2009] Use of Challenge in Gamification and Learning Design
    2009). The idea is that the instruction should use a progression of increasingly complex whole tasks (Merrill, 2009, pg. 2009) First principles of instruction. Relationships Between Game Attributes and Learning Outcomes: Review and Research Proposals Simulation & Gaming April 2009 40: 217-266, first published on August 26, 2008 doi:10.1177/1046878108321866. 'Challenge is a strong motivator in learning (Malone, 1981; Schlechty, 1997; Jones et al., 1994). challenge is a call to engage in a difficult, but achievable task. White, 1959). Structural Gamification.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014
    [2009] Any colour you like: Learner autonomy and choice
    Photo by Scribe Graphic by Steve Wheeler, adapted from Pink (2009) It''s your choice: Learner autonomy and choice by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 '''You can have any colour you like, as long as it''s black'' - Henry Ford Some of the best work American author Daniel Pink has done has been around intrinsic motivation. In his book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us , Pink argues that the strongest urges to do anything significant come from within. Autonomy figures strongly, as does our desire for mastery.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014
    [2009] Competition & Cooperation in Gamification
    Increasing the number of competitors can decrease student motivation (Garcia & Tor, 2009). 2009) The N-Effect more competitors, less competition. 'Some thoughts on competition and cooperation for learning within the context of gamification. For more information on content and structural gamification, click HERE. Competition. Competition is often associated with structural gamification. Competition is when students are “constrained from impeding each other and instead devote the entirety of their attentions to optimizing their own performance.” Crawford, 2003). Cooperation.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014
    [2009] Show The Learner Visible Signs of Their Learning
    This idea is embodied in Merrill’s application principle that “instruction should provide coaching, which should be gradually withdrawn to enhance application” (Merrill, 2009, pp. 2009) First principles of instruction. 'One of the strengths of gamification is that it provides visible milestones of the student’s mastery of content in real time (when it is well designed). Too often in an instructional setting, the learner doesn’t know whether or not he or she really understands or can apply the knowledge they are learning. References. Block, J. H., & Burns, R. Bloom, B.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014
    [2009] Create Autonomy in Gamification and Other Learning Environments
    large body of research has indicated that absolute learner control in open instructional environment is both inefficient and ineffective (Merrill, 2009; Clark & Mayer, 2011). 2009) First principles of instruction. 'When thinking about creating a gamification experience (or any learning experience), allow and encourage the learner to make meaningful and consequential choices. Meaningless choices lead to dis-engagement and a lack of motivation and interest in the experience. Fake choices = fake interest in the learning event. Seek to give the learner a feeling of autonomy.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
    [2009] Hospira’s Pamela Puryear: Taking Care of Culture
    In April 2009, Puryear was brought on to do a consulting project for Meyers, a Harvard classmate, at Hospira. She officially joined as Hospira’s vice president of organizational development in September 2009. 'Hospira’s vice president of organizational development and chief talent officer uses her business background to promote sustainable culture transformation at the health care firm. Had Pamela Puryear followed through on her original career plan, she might be poring over financial statements, placing puts and calls and trading as an investment banker on Wall Street.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
    [2009] Engagement: A Critical Element in Learning and Gamification
    Gibson, 2009). Merrill (2009. 2009). 2009) First principles of instruction. 'If you want to have effective learning engagement, in gamification or any type of learning, you need to consider carefully how to grab and hold the learner’s attention. You need to develop approaches to engage the student. learner needs to be engaged with the learning process through activities, decision making and responding to stimuli. While this seems straightforward, most students are used to playing passive roles in the classroom and not being engaged during the teaching process.
  • CORPORATE ELEARNING STRATEGIES AND DEVELOPMENT  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
    [2009] How Twitter Changed the eLearning Community with Conversations
    The following year, DevLearn 2009, we were ALL IN with social media. LRNCHAT By early 2009 we had made our point and everyone started.well."chatting". Then Crazy Happened DevLearn 2009 - #lrnchat LIVE Participants I''m not sure how it all started. 'During the last #lrnchat session someone mentioned that Tweetchat.com was back. In the early days of #lrnchat I used tweetchat heavily to follow hashtag conversations. As I was thinking about it I began to remember other Twitter tools like the open source TwitterCamp we used at live events to display the twitter stream. Go ahead.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014
    [2009] Top Five Chalkstar to Rockstar Podcast Moments
    mention in the episode show notes that I’ve followed John since I began networking in 2009 and I’ve learned a lot from him about what humble teaching looks like. 'Last August, we here at TechSmith Education announced a new TechSmith podcast called Chalkstar to Rockstar where we talk with teachers innovating with technology in their classes. We’ve had 20 episodes so far ranging from teachers taking an idea for a school to reality in six months to how Google Glass is changing the way people think about science in our day to day living. Three. What’s Next?
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014
    [2009] #ASTDTK14 Slides and Resources
    This as reported by Fox and Bailenson (2009). In similar study conducted by Yee, Bailenson & Ducheneaut, (2009), had three control group. 2009).Virtual 2009). 'Unfortunately, the weather here in Pennsylvania did not cooperate with my desire to head to Las Vegas to talk about game design. So, I am going to try to provide information and ideas here. So disappointed not to be at the conference. Here are the slides I would have presented. Articles. Here is some information on thinking like a game designer. Improve Training: Thinking Like a Game Designer. 2006).
  • ELEARNING BROTHERS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [2009] eLearning Brothers and Lodestone Create a New Concept in eLearning Training
    eLearning Brothers was founded in 2009 by two brothers that saw a need to enable eLearning developers and instructional designers with great looking eLearning templates. '(SLC, UT, January 21, 2014) eLearning Brothers and Lodestone have partnered to provide a new twist in eLearning training. For the first time, eLearning developers can receive software training and over 20,000 eLearning assets in one offering at the same price as training alone. The courses incorporate eLearning templates for hands-on learning and practice. eLearning Template Library. ” 9 City eLearning Road Tour.
  • THE PEFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014
    [2009] Vision and Values Shaping New Organizational Structures
    The idea for the ZCoB was laid out in Zingerman’s 2009 vision, written by Ari and Paul in 1994 and highlighted in Bo Burlingham’s 2003 article for Inc. 'It seems to me that we are witnessing a profound shift in thinking about how companies should be organized and managed. It would be easy to trivialize this movement by attributing the change to stereotypical Millenials who want work to be fun and want to have a voice in decisions from the moment they are hired. But that would not explain what seems to actually be happening. Magazine, “The Coolest Small Company in America.”.
  • SHIFT ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014
    [2009] Mobile Learning Stats that Will Make You Rethink Your Training Strategy
    The Pew Internet Report from 2013 says that 63% of adult cell owners now use their phones to go online, a figure that has doubled since 2009. 'There is no question that mobile devices are changing corporate learning forever. However, this doesn’t mean classroom-based training or formal eLearning courses are going away, it just means the mobile movement is demanding companies to rethink their training strategies and to create learning programs especially for mobile devices. a Hartland, Wis.-based based consulting firm. Mobile learning is a bigger deal than most organizations realize.
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014
    [2009] Free Book on Mobile Learning Research #mLearning
    Read it online here: ‘Global Mobile Learning Implementations and Trends’ Related posts: Reading: "Global Mobile Learning Research Report 2009" Reading: “Pupil perspectives on using mobile devices for learning” Mobile Learning. 'Thanks to Inge Ignatia de Waard for pointing this out, this free ebook (well, PDF edition that looks like a book) on global mobile learning has some interesting research. The highlights for me include subjects and research like: State of Mobile Learning Around the World. Mobile Learning in International Development .
  • IGNATIA WEBS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2014
    [2009] A tool for screening #gender and #ethnicity in #mobile courses
    2009). 'First of all a wonderful 2014 with lots of inspiring moments and growing wisdom! To start this new year, I gladly share a short paper that describes an instrument I made years ago to screen mobile courses for their gender and ethnicity depiction/narrative before roll out. It is a simple tool, with a simple clicking system and systematic, but nevertheless it has provided me with many insights into my own repetition of the norm embedded in me by culture and habit. The description of the tool can be read here via academia , in a short paper that was published in de Waard, I.,
  • LEARNDASH  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2013
    [2009] Biggest ELearning Happenings of 2013
    The last version from 2009 was littered with bugs and was built originally off of an older version of Microsoft PowerPoint. 'Today is the last day of 2013, and what a year it has been for elearning. Depending on your background, there could be a lot of different items to hit the “best of” list in our industry – as such, the items and events in this post are very much from my own personal viewpoint. Tools & Technology. This year brought us new tools, businesses, and technology. This new elearning protocol was long overdue. Version 1.0 Movers & Shakers. elearnin
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013
    [2009] The year’s top posts on Working Smarter
    ‘Since the publication of its first report in 2009, I’ve closely followed the Shift Index initiative of Deloitte’s Center for the Edge.  '2013 is over for everything but the holidays so I’m posting this list of the top 50 blog posts on Working Smarter this year. Here’s how they were selected. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 JANE HART. SEPTEMBER 30, 2013. MORE >> GEORGE SIEMENS.
  • MARCIA CONNER  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2013
    [2009] Give an Epic Minecraft Gift
    Yet the fanatical following Minecraft has gained since launching a public alpha in 2009  dismisses what’s expected, snickering at how software’s suppose to be done. 'Minecraft makes even less sense than Twitter to the uninitiated. Big pixel visuals get no love from gamers anticipating in 2013 realer-than-life graphics. Long login routines seem to imply the developers, lead by Markus “ @Notch ” Perrson, holed up in Sweden, don’t know simple is in. grew curious as my son became smitten, then fascinated, then enthralled. Notch was a boy like me. Enjoy.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013
    [2009] Karen Kocher: KISS and Tell at Cigna
    From 2009 to 2013, Cigna’s compound annual growth rate increased significantly along with its revenue and earnings. 'Capability development and encouraging employees to learn from one another is helping the health services company to put customers first. Sometimes the best thing you can have in business is a big, fat KISS, as in, keep it simple, stupid. popular phrase coined from a 1960 U.S. Karen Kocher, chief learning officer for global health services company Cigna Corp., has made it her mission to tone down learning jargon when making her case to executive stakeholders. &rdqu
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013
    [2009] Reading: “Pupil perspectives on using mobile devices for learning”
    Reading: "Global Mobile Learning Research Report 2009" "Students and mobile devices: choosing which dream" mLearning ALT eBook eBooks eJournal eLearning Mobile Learning Mobile Phone Research Ros Walker Smart Phone Social Learning Stephen Heppell Tablet 'The advance of mobile devices into our everyday lives continues, and doesn’t look to falter any time soon (if at all). As educators and facilitators we talk and plan and design and write about implementing and using these devices (phones, tablets, etc.) In your class? What What are you doing about it?”
  • LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013
    [2009] Reflections on “Is it too late to reinvent our universities?” [Maddock]
    From DSC: Back in February of 2009, I publicly asked whether there was a bubble in higher education ( see 2/16/09 entry ) — being pretty sure there was one developing even before 2009. 'Is it too late to reinvent our universities? – from forbes.com by Mike Maddock. Excerpt (most emphasis from DSC): A new survey by Moody’s Investor Service reports that more than 40% of U.S. colleges and universities face stagnant or falling tuition revenue and enrollment. That’s four in 10! It isn’t a misprint. Then for me, the question became…”Has it popped yet?” .
  • LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013
    [2009] Look back in anger? A review of online learning in 2013 [Bates]
    2009). 'Look back in anger? review of online learning in 2013 — from Tony Bates. Excerpt: No single solution to this issue seems to have been found, but many Canadian institutions now have established central units that report to the Provost and serve the faculties directly. As well as including support for online learning, these units now also cover general faculty development as well as distance learning. This has the advantage of facilitating the transfer of teaching innovations from one academic department throughout the institution. 13,190. 8,814. 5,800. 2008). 5,652. 2012).
  • WILL AT WORK LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
    [2009] Net Promoter Score -- Maybe Fine for Marketing, Stupid for Training
    Karpicke, Butler, & Roediger, 2009). 'More and more training departments are considering the use of the Net Promoter Score as a question--or the central question--on their smile sheets. This is one of the stupidest ideas yet for smile sheets, but I understand the impetus--traditional smile sheets provide poor information. In this blog post I am going to try and put a finely-honed dagger through the heart of this idea. What is the Net Promoter Score? By asking one simple question — How likely is it that you would recommend [your company] to a friend or colleague? Obviously not!
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
    [2009] Survey: Promising Signs for Global Hiring Heading into 2014
    Brazilian employers forecast their weakest hiring climate since the survey began in the fourth quarter of 2009, but still expect favorable hiring. 'Upticks in payrolls are anticipated by varying degrees across the globe, according to a new survey. Milwaukee — Dec. 10 Employers across the globe expect a cautious yet positive approach to hiring for the start of 2014, despite ongoing economic uncertainty and disruption. Upticks in payrolls are anticipated by varying degrees, according to the first-quarter Manpower Employment Outlook survey. Japan Outlook Strongest in Nearly Six Years.
  • LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
    [2009] You’ll never guess who’s disrupting online learning [Proulx]
    Certainly since the economic downturn in 2009, we have seen an accelerated focus on agile work practices and more rapid adjustments in company strategy. 'You’ll never guess who’s disrupting online learning — from forbes.com by Chris Proulx, President & CEO of eCornell. Excerpt: The reality behind the hype is that online education has been disruptive for over a decade, well before MOOCs. This change has created opportunities for employees to drive their career growth by becoming masters at acquiring and applying new skills in short bursts.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
    [2009] Thinking about Gamification in Learning and Instruction
    Relationships Between Game Attributes and Learning Outcomes: Review and Research Proposals Simulation & Gaming April 2009 40: 217-266, first published on August 26, 2008 doi:10.1177/1046878108321866. 'Here is a rough draft of the introduction of a chapter I am writing for a book. The first part of the chapter is an attempt to identify the key elements in the definition of gamification. Ironically, there is a good deal of consensus on the high level definition but, as they say, the devil is in the details. Origin of Term. 2011, Groh, 2012). Complication in Application. Wilson et.
  • QUICKTHOUGHTS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2013
    [2009] Going Global: Online Education Around the World
    2009: The federal government provides more than $500 million for online courses and materials. 'Guest post/ infographic  by Bella Campbell. She is working as a communication manager for the site Cheaponlinedegrees.org. The goal of Cheaponlinedegrees.org is to ensure that the people are well-informed about how and where to get the cheapest and best online degrees, what makes an online degree program a valuable one, what they can do after getting an online degree, and more. First, a timeline: The origins of online college education. 1969 The U.S. 1980: Usenet is established. URL: [link].
  • ENSPIRE LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013
    [2009] Enspire Launches Updated Buisness Acumen Simulation
    First launched in 2009, Business Challenge has been run more than 75 times in 20 countries. 'FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. AUSTIN, TX – Dec. 6, 2013 – Enspire Learning, a premier provider of simulation-based leadership development programs, has recently launched an updated version of Business Challenge , the company’s business acumen program. Business Challenge 4.0 includes improvements to both the technology and the program content. Technology improvements to Business Challenge include tablet compatibility. release. The 4.0 The technology behind Business Challenge 4.0
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2013
    [2009] Timing is Everything
    image Copyright 2009 MIndTime). 'Your perspective on time is vital to the way you make decisions and lead your life. Right now your mind is looking to the past for viable solutions or monitoring present resources or scanning the future for new opportunities. You’re shaped by your focus on what’s gone by, what’s here now, or what’s coming next. The MindTime Project  has devoted two decades to studying these three time perspectives. They’ve derived a simple diagnostic tool  that can pinpoint your time perspective in less than a minute. Try it. They refuse to take anything at face value.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2013
    [2009] 2013 Business Impact -- Division 2
    BRONZE: Kimberly Stewart, Senior Vice President of Corporate Learning and HR Technology, First Citizens Bank First Citizens Bank experienced a period of rapid growth from 2009 to 2012. 'GOLD: Jenny Dearborn, Chief Learning Officer, SuccessFactors When software company SAP acquired SuccessFactors in December 2011, it wanted to reach its 176,000 newly acquired customers. To do so, the cloud-based talent-management company needed to accelerate development of its management team through data-based training. Starting from the top down, SuccessFactors met regularly with sales team leads.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
    [2009] A Taste for Growth: CLO of the Year Rob Lauber
    From 2006 to 2009 he was on the national board of directors at the American Society for Training & Development, or ASTD, and was chairman in 2010. 'To solve Yum Brands’ challenges, CLO Rob Lauber has created a learning strategy that helps the business and employees grow, making him this year’s CLO of the Year. Rob Lauber never intended to be a learning leader. After graduating in 1985 from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania with a degree in communications and marketing, he began working at Dun & Bradstreet Information Services as a business analyst. ” he said.
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
    [2009] The TED of all Leadership Management Conferences – A Review of the Drucker Forum 2013
    gave Tammy a copy of Flat Army letting her know employee engagement at TELUS now sat at 83%, up considerably from the time we brought her in to speak to TELUS leaders in 2009. 'Once in a while, you get inspired by events in your life that seem to be a precursor to real societal change. hopeful change. needed change. An evolutionary change. The Drucker Forum 2013 edition that was recently held in Vienna, Austria –14 and 15, November — was one of those moments for me. It might have been coined “Inspiring a Sense of Purpose” We can thank Charles Handy for that.
  • LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
    [2009] Reflections on “Common Core Standards: Ten Colossal Errors” [Cody]
    When I first learned of the process to write new national standards underway in 2009, it was a challenge to figure out who was doing the writing. 'Common Core Standards: Ten Colossal Errors — a solid article from edweek.org by Anthony Cody. Excerpts (emphasis DSC): Error #1: The process by which the Common Core standards were developed and adopted was undemocratic.  . The Common Core had a very different origin. Here are the affiliations of those 27: ACT (6), the College Board (6), Achieve Inc. 8), Student Achievement Partners (2), America’s Choice (2). See [link]. ”).
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
    [2009] I’ve been certified! #CMALT
    In 2009 I wrote my first ‘What is a learning technologist?’ 'After an awfully long time I have written, submitted, re-written, re-submitted, and finally been awarded the status of Certified Member of the Association for Learning Technology (CMALT). When I say it took a long time, it’s not an understatement – here’s how and why. This is the twelfth part in my series of ‘What is a Learning Technologist?’ I have collected the series to date in a downloadable eBook – an update will be submitted to the online stores very shortly. ’ post. ”).
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2013
    [2009] Tweeteorologists Predict the Weather One Tweet at a Time
    In 2009, he began tracking weather systems using public tools and sophisticated radar software. 'David Drobny is a lawyer, husband, coach, and father of two. Similarly, Will Minkoff runs a dental practice, is a husband and also a father of two. However, when David and Will aren’t working, they moonlight as weather gurus. David and Will have built a huge following on Twitter and their blog. With the help of TechSmith, they are able to share important weather information with Nashville-area residents when they need it most. Problem. David has always been interested in meteorology.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2013
    [2009] Games for girls
    Games based learning is currently a hotly debated topic in education and is a fertile field of study (Holmes, 2011; Abrams, 2009). 'I''m a big advocate of student publications. Many have some great ideas to share, and we encourage student blogging very strongly in Plymouth. There is nothing to stop students going farther and publishing their work in mainstream journals - if their work is good enough it should be shared widely. It''s also very motivating for them. Some of my previous students have published in journals in the past few years. Congratulations Lucy! Unported License.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
    [2009] CLO Investments Focus on Relevance and Technology
    Investments in training and development continue to grow after notable declines in 2009. Budgets, which declined in 2008 and 2009 in reaction to the global financial crisis, have grown each year since. 'CLOs continue to be thoughtful with their use of training dollars, spending most on areas that offer fast, visible results. In 2012, a rebound in training spending was linked to the economic recovery in the United States. This year the focus remains on items that promote relevance, but with expanded focus on content development and technology enablement.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013
    [2009] #DevLearn 2013 Resources: Thinking Like a Game Designer
    Med Educ 43: 1174–1181, 2009. 'Had a great time at DevLearn, first doing a workshop with Sharon Boller and her crew from BLP. And then presenting on Five Things that Instructional Designers can Learn from Game Designers. Here are the slides and some resources from my presentation. Five Things Game Designers Can Teach eLearning Designers from Karl Kapp. Here are the five elements of thinking like a game designer. Begin with Activity:Add Action and Adventure. Put Your Learner at “Mock” Risk. Create Curiosity, Mystery, Intrigue. Create a Challenge for the Learner. References.
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013
    [2009] Learning Technologist collaboration research project #LTFE #LTHE
    Hopkins, 2009). 'I am pleased to be involved in a project with Geraldine Murphy and Rachel Challen from Loughborough College which looks to explore the identity of a Learning Technologist through the “analysis of language” Read the full project brief here: “Exploring the identity of a Learning Technologist through the analysis of language” Project outline. Learning Technologists are then “the people who are actively involved in managing, researching, supporting or enabling learning with the use of learning technology.” ALT 2010). can't fix computers though!:o)
  • QUICKTHOUGHTS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
    [2009] Metacognition And Learning: Strategies For Instructional Design
    Hacker, 2009). Handbook of Metacognition in Education , 2009. 'Guest post by Connie Malamed an eLearning, information and visual designer. Connie have a Masters Degree in Instructional Design & Technology and many years of experience in the trenches. The eLearning Coach is where Connie share actionable strategies, practical content, product reviews and resources to help you design, develop and understand online learning. Do you know how to learn? Many people don’t. Specifically, That’s where metacognitive strategies come in. But let’s start at the beginning. Ask Questions.
  • QUICKTHOUGHTS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
    [2009] Metacognition And Learning: Strategies For Instructional Design
    Hacker, 2009). Handbook of Metacognition in Education , 2009. 'Guest post by Connie Malamed an eLearning, information and visual designer. Connie have a Masters Degree in Instructional Design & Technology and many years of experience in the trenches. The eLearning Coach is where Connie share actionable strategies, practical content, product reviews and resources to help you design, develop and understand online learning. Do you know how to learn? Many people don’t. Specifically, That’s where metacognitive strategies come in. But let’s start at the beginning. Ask Questions.
  • MARCIA CONNER  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
    [2009] Stats on Workplace Learning
    companies spent on average 16 percent of their training budgets on external learning services, up from 12 percent in 2009.  'When I lead education at PeopleSoft a gazillion years ago, I shared with the head of all customer-facing services a copy of Training Magazine ‘s annual numbers issue, published each November (now their November/December issue ). His response wasn’t about the numbers rather, “There’s a magazine just about training?” ” Recently I’ve been asked for various stats about workplace learning and the training industry in particular. With
  • QUICKTHOUGHTS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2013
    [2009] Adventures in Online Learning (infographic & post)
    2009: More than 4.5 'Heidi Thompson is the content manager of Nonprofitcollegesonline.com , a team of researchers who are continuously investigating on how Online Learning are already having an big impact on today’s generation, business, workplace and other organizations. Adventures in Online Learning. Eduventures, the marketing research firm, predicts that hundreds of nonprofits will seek to move online more aggressively, as a way to compete with for-profit schools. 1895: Distance learning was legitimized as a term used by the U. of Wisconsin in their catalog. Origins of CALCampus.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
    [2009] Time to Focus on Middle Manager Development
    ” Like EY, companies are starting to see the importance of developing mid-career employees: Spending on midlevel leadership development increased to an average of $2,700 per employee in 2012, up from $1,000 per employee in 2009, according to Bersin by Deloitte. 'Midlevel managers play a significant role in an organization, yet they are among a company’s least-satisfied employees. Here are some ways companies can show their mid-career workers they are valued. Midlevel managers tend to have a litany of responsibilities. million midlevel positions in the U.S.
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
    [2009] Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar
    In 2009, as I was writing my M.A. 'Mayra Aixa Villar. had the opportunity to interview Mayra Aixa Villar , instructional designer and thought leader in the mobile learning space. Mayra has authored articles for ASTD and Learning Solutions Magazine and writes frequently on her personal blog. If you are interested in where mobile learning is headed, or in how mobile learning is different from “regular eLearning,” read on! How did you get started in instructional design, and what sparked your interest in mobile? What’s your take? agree. Every mobile solution is different.
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