Games Article Published in Online Training Magazine
DECEMBER 7, 2011
Here is a link to an article by Margery Weinstein with an interview from me and great additional pieces and interviews with James Sharpe, senior vice president, Strategic Solutions, PDI Ninth House and Chris Musselwhite, Sue Kennedy, and Sue Probst of Discovery Learning Inc. In the article, Get Your Head in the Game, I discuss how there are two expectations of games for learning these days. Here is a piece from the article: Kapp says two different consumer-based game products are setting learners’ expectations these days. Check out the entire article here. Games
Top down implementation of social learning doesn’t work! (New article in the MWL Magazine)
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
Now that social learning is a hot topic, many organizations are beginning to consider how they can implement or operationalize it. However, “social learning” is a very different type of learning from traditional training, because it is natural phenomenon (that takes place when people share and collaborate with one another) … Social learning
What does it mean to transform workplace learning? (New article in the MWL Magazine)
MARCH 9, 2017
“Modern Workplace Learning therefore doesn’t just mean adding in new technology to old training practices, nor implementing a new learning platform but rather adopting a new, modern understanding of what it means to learn at work. Modern Workplace Learning means: doing things differently and doing different things” Read the full … Social learning
eLearning Learning in Partnership with Training Magazine Network
SEPTEMBER 13, 2012
eLearning Learning and Training Magazine Network have partnered to bring together the extensive content from eLearning Learning and the community offerings from Training Magazine Network to form the largest eLearning site on the Web. You can now see eLearning Learning content featured on the Training Magazine Network site and through its newsletters. head over there now. Web 2.0
Company training/e-learning is the least valued way of learning at work: what does this mean for L&D? (New article in the MWL Magazine)
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: Company training/e-learning is the least valued way of learning at work: what does this mean for L&D? In today’s article I look at the results of my 5-year Learning in the Workplace survey and consider what this means for L&D departments. I … Social learning
Some Ideas To Inspire Your Business to Consider Learning in the Workplace (New article in the MWL Magazine)
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine, by Helen Blunden, Activate Learning Solutions. Read the full article here: Some Ideas To Inspire Your Business to Consider Learning in the Workplace. “I don’t know about you but it’s rare that any mandated traditional training inspires me anymore. Social learning
The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit (New article in the MWL Magazine)
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
My new article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit. ” See the diagram full size in my article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine: The Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit. In doing so the Modern Professional Learner makes use of a wide variety of tools.” Social learning
14 Articles on MOOCs
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
The End of the University as We Know It – Nathan Harden – The American Interest Magazine. great article collection. Article: [link]. Public Purpose Magazine (from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities) Available: [link]. Wired UK raises the possibility that the university may have to restructure itself. MOOC Madness. Australia. 2010).
Gamification, Sales Training in Learning Solutions Magazine
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
Image © Learning Solutions Magazine. has written a two part series on games and gamification for Learning Solutions Magazine. I suggest you read the full article , as it provides a comprehensive overview of how gamification principles can be applied to support a product launch and help people learn facts fast. Click the image below to read the full article.
Article Review: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs
JUNE 20, 2016
David James, chief learning strategist for Looop, explores this idea in his article for Learning Solutions Magazine , “Next Action: Refocus, Re-skill L&D to Support Modern Business Needs.”. What I learned from this article. L&D teams can meet business goals better by getting learning resources out into the workflow. What does a disruptive approach to L&D look like?
Is Your Learning Anti-Social [Article]
OCTOBER 6, 2015
An article I wrote for Training Industry Magazine's fall edition: When you’re motivated to learn something new in your life, what does that process look like for you? Do you read a book or an article, and then clap your hands and say, “I got this?” Read the full article on Training Industry Magazine Hot off the presses. Do you go online and take a self-paced eLearning course and consider yourself a master? Do you attend a two-day classroom workshop and emerge feeling “done” with the learning process? Maybe. But not likely.
Article Review: “How the Best Onboarding Works: Does Your Process Measure Up?”
JUNE 27, 2016
In Stacy Lindenberg’s article for Learning Solutions Magazine, she cites research that 90% of new hires decide whether they’ll stay with a company in the first six months. What I learned from this article. Thanks to Stacy Lindenberg for a terrific article with practical and useful onboarding tips. But then what happens when they start work? Start onboarding before day 1.
Gamification is like Marmite. Love it or hate it. (New article in the MWL Magazine)
MARCH 6, 2017
Take a look at my article, Gamification is like Marmite. “Gamification is another HR buzzword; in fact nowadays everything is being gamified. It is big business; gamification vendors abound, and there are plenty of gamification conferences too. But does it actually work? Love it or hate it. Social learning
Advanced Technologies Needed to Foster Online Learning - Interview with Ryan Tracey
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Today we are delighted to welcome to the JoomlaLMS blog an eLearning expert, author of E-Learning Provocateur blog and a former ELearning magazine editorial board member - Ryan Tracey. Blog articlesProvocative, right? Let’s check what Ryan had in mind….
Experimentation and Reflection (new article in the Modern Workplace Learning magazine)
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
New article by Clark Quinn “in my mind learning is action and reflection, with two nuances. The first notion is that the action/reflection cycle is the process, not the outcome. The outcome, technically, is a new response to the same stimuli. In short, we act and reflect to develop our ability to do something different […]. Social learning
Best Articles of the Week
WalkMe Training Station
JULY 16, 2015
This week I would like to introduce you to diverse articles about employee training. Training Magazine has opened its application for the Training top 125 2016- the annual rankings of international business with the most effective, successful training programs. A well known subject among every person in the HR business, this article gives some new insights and angles on the topic. The post Best Articles of the Week appeared first on Training Station. L&D ArticlesAll are must reads. Best Practices for Employee Training Onboarding.
Wrote about Storytelling for eLearn Magazine
OCTOBER 23, 2011
And since it seems that many of you share that interest, I wanted to let you know that I was recently invited to write an article on the topic for eLearn Magazine. Click here to view the article, Storytelling in eLearning: The why and how. By Shelley A. Gable. Although teaching through telling stories is as old as the human race, storytelling as a learning technique is receiving renewed attention in the training industry. As an instructional designer, I’m among those who have zoomed in on storytelling. Interested in revisiting the posts on this blog on the topic? Cheers!
4 myths of social learning (new article in the MWL Magazine)
JANUARY 26, 2017
New article by Helen Blunden, Activate Learning Solutions. ” Read the full article here: Four myths of social learning. That is, “ social learning’ During these conversations, I noticed that there were some myths about social learning that I would like to dispel.” Social learning
100 eLearning Articles and White Papers
APRIL 28, 2008
My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 2007 Training Industry Report Summary This report covers stats on the industry's trends and growth over the last year and will appear in the upcoming Training magazine edition. eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. eLearn: Feature Article E-learning 2.0 just reached 100. Thought I'd share. Web 2.0:
Moving Beyond Event-based Learning—a Managed Journey to Demonstrated Proficiency [Article]
JUNE 10, 2015
Chip Cleary and I just published and article in Learning Solutions Magazine, Moving Beyond Event-based Learning—a Managed Journey to Demonstrated Proficiency. We’re going to open with a bold and brash statement—eLearning has really dumbed down the training world. We know that’s blasphemy from two people who have both been immersed in the eLearning world for over 20 years. Ooh -- them's fightin' words. So where should we be going? Read on for more
Article Summary: Leadership and Employee Engagement: the Essential Guide
MAY 23, 2016
About this article. Published in Raconteur Magazine on May 16, 2016, Leadership and Employee Engagement: the Essential Guide is one of a series of “Raconteur Guides for Business.” The article cites CBI research that 80% of companies with higher levels of employee engagement see better productivity and 65% see improved customer satisfaction. The key take-away.
How Performance Support Apps Are Faring In Today’s Workplaces
JUNE 28, 2014
This brilliant article (by Charles McLellan of ZDNet) discusses in detail the opportunities and the challenges that today’s CIOs and IT managers are currently facing with respect to the big trends happening in the enterprise mobile application space. Articles/Posts. The above quote is from our interview with Charles Jennings. THE JOURNEY: We all know… this is the age of mobile apps!
Continuous, Curated Learning: The Business Case (New article in the MWL Magazine)
JANUARY 30, 2017
New article by Stephen Walsh of Anders Pink: “we need curated content to help us stay sharp and continuously learn. ” Read the full article here: Continuous, Curated Learning: The Business Case. But who’s going to find and filter this content? Most people don’t have the time to do it for themselves every day. Social learning
The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support
OCTOBER 5, 2014
Articles/Posts. This Learning Solutions Magazine article by Conrad Gottfredson discusses the significance of ensuring the right kind of performance support in the workplace, and how you could go about figuring out where you are in the performance support spectrum. You can’t teach people everything they need to know. What are the techniques to achieve the same? Videos. Tools.
Excerpt from my article on ID Strategies Published in July Issue of T&D
JULY 5, 2011
Check out this month’s ASTD magazine, T&D. I wrote an article on instructional strategies that I think will be helpful to anyone designing e-learning or stand up instruction. The article covers different levels of learning but here is a sneak preview of some of the article. The article is titled Matching the Right Design Strategy to the Right Content.
How Entrepreneurs Differ and are the Same (Article Review)
Will at Work Learning
JANUARY 21, 2011
I came across this article by Cardiff Garcia in The Observer (the magazine of the Association for Psychological Science). You can read the article (best method), or just read my synopsis (okay method): How Entrepreneurs are the Same (as most other people): They don't care any more about financial success than most people. The Article's Bottom Line. As an entrepreneur, I'm always curious about entrepreneurship. It highlights similarities and differences between entrepreneurs and most people. They don't care more about money. They do not crave more risk.
The Democratization of Learning
JUNE 12, 2011
Terrence Wing of Learning Solutions Magazine writes about this idea in an article entitled App Fusion: Learner Analysis 2.0. Learning Solutions Magazine marketing Reddit social analytics social learning social media Terrence WingThe underlying principle behind social or informal learning is that we do most of our learning during spur-of-the-moment, collaborative activities.
Interview with eLearn Magazine
JANUARY 10, 2012
Tweet eLearn magazine interviews Allison Rossett: [link]. Articles Publications Profile
Which came first: Agile or Culture?
AUGUST 5, 2015
Check out Megan’s article in Learning Solutions Magazine , Adopting Agile Project Management: Corporate Culture Must Match. Articles elearning Instructional Design LLAMA News Project ManagementWe get asked the proverbial chicken and egg question a lot: which came first our LLAMA (Lot Like Agile Management Approach) project management or our communicative, accommodating culture?
Turning Words Into Swords
JUNE 13, 2013
He wrote, “Reading a copy of GOOD provokes both inspiration and inferiority… While I like to think of myself as doing good, when I am confronted by a cadre of folks doing magazine-layout-worthy good, I am at once motivated and paralyzed.” Reading succinct articles leave me inspired and envious. ” I couldn’t have said it better myself. Drop me a line.
Mastery takes time and effort (new article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine)
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
New article in the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine by Harold Jarche: Mastery takes time and effort. Her’s a quote “Is reflection solely the realm of sitting and thinking on one’s own? Or is it the ebb and flow of conversations and making meaning through discourse? Time for silent reflection is … Social learning
A Look Behind The Training Magazine Top 125
MARCH 2, 2012
Training magazine recently released its annual list of the top 125 companies that embrace employee training, and by glancing over some statistics about those organizations, a few trends start to emerge. The companies singled out by Training magazine, on average, employed almost three times as many trainers than normal. For more articles on corporate training, click here.].
The best elearning reads of 2013
DECEMBER 31, 2013
Every month we put together a list of our favorite articles for our monthly newsletter – we’ve put those lists together to create this list of best reads in elearning and learning for the year! Dear C-Suite, we don’t do training, Dan Pontefract , CLO Magazine. eLearning: From the enclosure to the global learning commons , David Price, elearn Magazine. Really? Clark Quinn.
When Remembering Really Matters: The Power of Serious Games for Learning (Free Webinar)
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
Sharon Boller , President and Chief Product Officer, and Steven Boller , Marketing Director, are delivering a jam-packed session through Training Magazine Network where they demonstrate research-based strategies for retention—and how they relate to games. webinar training magazine Research has shown time and time again that remembering is hard and forgetting is easy. Register anyway.