A Conversation with Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director/CEO of Sponge UK
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
When I was at Learning2015 , I met some wonderful people and one of the people I had the privilege of spending some time with was Louise Pasterfield of the UK company Sponge, UK. Louise showed me some wonderful elearning solutions they’ve developed, shared with me her secrets for hiring good talent and provide great insights into the design and development of engaging instruction.
7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs. But wait…How will you explain eLearning to your Executive Director? Here are 7 things about eLearning your CEO/Executive Director will want to know. 1: How much will it cost? Membership numbers seem stagnant and renewals are decreasing.
Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common
AUGUST 27, 2013
In a movie production, that person would be the director; in an eLearning project, it’s the project manager. When filming a movie, the movie director knows the goal of each scene before the cameras ever start rolling. While watching the film, it occurred to me that there are a lot of similarities between producing a movie and producing an eLearning project. Organization. Budget.
2015's Top 10 Trends in HR, Talent and Learning Strategies—Part 1
JANUARY 19, 2015
cloud based talent management corporate training Performance Management Talent Management Learning Management System LMS Talent Management System HR Director HR trends human resources talent aquisition If you share our enthusiasm for the quickly changing work world, you will be keen to learn the trends this year in corporate HR, talent management and learning.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
from the project management office director. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. of learners. And OTS courseware won’t refer to company policies, address unique. You’re.
Interview with Misha McPherson, Director of Worldwide Sales Enablement, Marketing Software company
APRIL 7, 2014
Misha McPherson is director of worldwide sales enablement with a San Francisco-based provider of cloud-based digital marketing software. Prior to this, McPherson was director of global learning and development at Yammer, and also held senior sales training management positions at Monster and Yahoo! You can follow Misha on Twitter at: @MishaMcP. APAC and EMEA.
Getting Your Association’s Board Behind Online Learning
APRIL 17, 2014
For many associations and nonprofits, a new eLearning initiative requires approval from their board. Understandably, some association executives have anxiety about the type of resistance they may face when presenting online learning to their board for the first time. eLearning may not be a term your “old school” board is even familiar with. Make it about the members (need/want). Tweet This!
Survey: Boards Seek Industry Experience in New Directors
JANUARY 11, 2013
New York — Jan. 9 A new report issued by the Deloitte Center for Corporate Governance and the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals indicates the top attribute sought in new directors is industry experience, as board subject matter knowledge comes to the fore. At 55 percent of large-cap companies, at least one director met with a shareholder. At small-cap companies, 58 percent had at least one director meeting with a shareholder. Only 27 percent of mid-cap companies had at least one director-shareholder meeting. Source: Deloitte
10 Opportunities for Learning Leaders to Drive Change in the Industry
JUNE 15, 2016
Developing Leaders Learning and Development Learning Trends Neurolearning The Millennial Workforce elearning solutions head of learning leadership Learning and development learning director learning leadersIn some ways, the learning industry evolves quickly and trends change all of the time ( like these 3 trends we found earlier in the yea r). But in other ways, it’s not changing fast enough. Here are some opportunities for true visionaries to disrupt the learning industry. 1. Targeting The Most Reluctant Leaners with Soft Skills Training. Thinking Beyond the Learning Environment.
Tips for Working Successfully with an eLearning Partner
JULY 2, 2014
Three of the most common roles in any eLearning production are Project Manager (PM), Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Education Director. Working with the Education Director. The Education Director is the bridge between the learners and the educational offerings. According to the old saying, “it takes a village to raise a child.” Start Everyone on the Same Page. Tweet This!
Learning the ‘Dinosaur’ way!
JUNE 30, 2015
Who can forget the world-wide ‘wow’ phenomenon of this Director’s 1993-film Jurassic Park! We can do that for the first time with online learning , and that’s the reason we’re doing online [courses],” says Sanjay Sarma, director of MIT’s Office of Digital Learning. From a kid to an adult, the impact was beyond the scope of imagination. Statistics say it! Got you curious?
Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 1
OCTOBER 6, 2011
We had an opportunity to talk to Liz Griffin about learning and the challenges it faces in a leading professional services company – Ernst & Young. With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors. Since 2003, she has worked closely with Ernst & Young practices in 20 countries across Asia Pacific and was based in Hong Kong working across Asia from 2006 – 2010. Liz: Thank you.
Professional Support at an Open Source LMS: Interview with Athanasios Papagelis Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: One of the reasons that eFront is an extremely successful eLearning solution especially for medium organizations is the fact that is well supported. Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: We use an advance enterprise software to support our worldwide clients that use eFront. Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: Support requests can be grouped to different types based on their context and needed communication to reach a solution.
#INDIETECH: It’s not about being a woman, it’s about being talented.
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Ali Knapp, Sales Director at Wisetail LMS, talks about finding qualified hardworking people helped to close the gender gap in the tech industry. The post #INDIETECH: It’s not about being a woman, it’s about being talented. appeared first on Wisetail. All Founder Perspective & #INDIETECH
Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Source – a conversation with Sakai’s Executive Director
FEBRUARY 25, 2010
The following are my notes from Part 1 of the webinar: The Truth About Open Source: A conversation with Michael Korcuska, Executive Director of Sakai. Michael is the Executive Director of the Sakai Foundation – open source Course/Learning Management System focused in education space (a “competitor” to Moodle). Director Worldwide eLearning Adobe Systems Click here to register. Today as part of the Kineo Insights webinar series – a conversation on open source. The Truth About Open Source Who writes the code? How safe is it? Is it really free? Used by some companies. Support?
Exploring the capabilities of xAPI
JUNE 22, 2016
Haitham Gasim, the Kineo US Director of Technology has been on a quest to dig deeper into xAPI and thinking about how Kineo can implement xAPI in order to better serve our clients.
Why I’m Waging a War Against “Sorry”
NOVEMBER 24, 2016
How Skillsoft’s Director, Consulting Services EMEA and India is waging a war against “sorry” & encouraging the women on her team to speak with confidence. leadership development
2016 Learning In Practice Award Finalists Announced
AUGUST 11, 2016
Blaire Bhojwani, Director, Learning Technologies, Hilton. Jessica Melo, Director of Sales Training, Paycom. Lori West-Worland, Director, Global Education Services, Interactive Intelligence. Chris Bartlett, Director of Learning Resources, FMC Technologies. Thomas Brady, Director, Department of Defense. David Sylvester, Director/Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton.
2016 Learning In Practice Award Winners
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Silver: Lori West-Worland, Director, Global Education Services, Interactive Intelligence. Bronze: Jessica Melo, Director of Sales Training, Paycom. Silver: Patricia Winchester, Director, Learning and Development, USA Today Network. Bronze: Blaire Bhojwani, Director, Learning Technologies, Hilton. Bronze: Chris Bartlett, Director of Learning Resources, FMC Technologies.
2016 Training Trends: Connecting Training to Customers
DECEMBER 14, 2016
Mike Baker, VFIS, Director, Risk Control. Cynthia Cornug, Director of Training Resources, Chick-fil-A. Adam Kucera, Director of Sales Training, DISH Network. In 2016, I’ve had the opportunity to interview learning leaders in prestigious companies in a variety of industries for our learning solutions video blog. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdpCCGsWb-8 T1M56S [link].
Introduction to Blended Learning [Interview with Ben Rimes]
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
To make sure about that we talked to an eLearning expert and Director of Curriculum and Instructional Technology at Mattawan Consolidated School - Ben Rimes. Blended learning approach has been here for a while and it is likely to have been applied by thousands of teachers worldwide. Blog articles
The Popularity of Personalized Learning
JANUARY 5, 2017
As far back as seven years ago, Gene Willhoit, executive director of the U.S. Council of Chief State School Officers, predicted that the children of tomorrow would no longer be served well by what he termed assembly-line education that became popular in the industrial age. learning and development personalized training elearning adaptive learning learning paths mobile learning microlearnin
In the Hot Seat. Matt Guyan talks to Ruth McElhone
B Online Learning
MAY 5, 2016
In this post I caught up with our Learning Director, Ruth McElhone. In this series of blog posts I’ll be chatting to the folks here at B Online Learning to find out more about how they work and I’ll be looking for some tips so that we can learn from the experience of others. You’ve […]. Adult Learning Principles eLearning Development eLearning News design elearning eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools
Workforce Development That Works
APRIL 11, 2016
MODERATOR: Nathan Blain , Executive Director, Corporate Executive Board. mLevel’s CEO, Dave Cutler, will be participating in a panel discussion at the ASU GSV Summit at 10am PDT on Tuesday, April 19th in the “Cortez Hill” room located at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA. Additional details are below. PANELISTS: David Blake , CEO, Degreed. Dave Cutler , CEO, mLevel.
How to Overcome Information Overload – Interview with Steven W. Anderson
JANUARY 26, 2016
To get to the bottom of information overload problem, we interviewed an educator, speaker, director of Instructional Technology, #edchat contributor and author of the “Content curation. Information overload, also known as "information glut" and "data smog", is a widely known phenomenon caused by an abundance of information that our brain cannot cope with. Anderson. Blog articles
7 Top Writing Tips for Instructional Designers Infographic
JANUARY 28, 2015
Here Ruby Spencer, Director, Global Curriculum Development, has put together this quick infographic of our recommended top 7 Writing […]. Over the years our Instructional Designers have shared many tips and tricks for writing engaging online training courseware. We can all fall into bad habits and work hard to avoid the common pitfalls when writing storyboards. Blog News
Michael Allen: Hitchiker’s Guide to the e-Learning Galaxy
DECEMBER 13, 2016
Zsolt Olah , Director of Innovation and Learning Solutions at Performance Development Group. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is a story about a race of hyper-intelligent pan-dimensional beings who built a computer named Deep Thought to calculate the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything. And the answer is: 42.”.
A Welch Way Lesson in the Game of Business
DECEMBER 8, 2016
Skillsoft’s UK Inside Sales Director shares how he puts learnings from Welch Way in action in his daily work and how the programme shaped him as a leader. EMEA leadership development
Podcast: Bob Mosher Speaks with Mark Oehlert about Mobile Performance Support
MAY 8, 2013
Mark Oehlert is the Customer Success Director at Socialtext. Listen as Bob Mosher and Mark Oehlert talk Mobile Performance Support in this month''s podcast (length 15:14).
Case Study: Community of Developing Practice
JANUARY 5, 2015
” Heh, no sooner did I write that than ATD published an article I wrote with Sarah Gilbert , the Director of the Informatics Academy at the Public Health Informatics Institute — an initiative of the Task Force for Global Health. In our last post , I mentioned that “we have a few things that are finally getting ready to come off the grill.” Sarah engaged MakingBetter, starting in summer of 2014, in what’s become an amazing collaboration. We’ll go into it more later. Case Study
Tips From A L&D Pro: Mona Vogele From Fairfield Residential
JULY 12, 2016
Director of Organizational Engagement at Fairfield Residential. We asked some of the best L&D professionals in the industry for their online learning tips and tricks. Mona Vogele is the Sr. The post Tips From A L&D Pro: Mona Vogele From Fairfield Residential appeared first on Wisetail.
Designing Virtual Training - A Planning Tool
OCTOBER 13, 2014
If you''re using a stage director to manage the live event, that person needs to know the big picture and have "stage directions" that are clear and concise. When creating a design plan for a live online learning session, the instructional designer must keep the needs of many different individuals in mind. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Design
Introduction to elearning – Whiteboard Wednesday
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
This month, our Marketing Director Mike McGrail walks us through a quick and informative introduction to elearning! Whiteboard Wednesday is our chance to pull back the curtain, and share our expertise with our clients and readers. Download Your Free Intro to Elearning eBook Key Points To be successful, we need Read More. Published on November 16, 2016. The post Introduction to elearning – Whiteboard Wednesday appeared first on Administrate. All Whiteboard Wednesday
Gearing Up For xAPI Camp – Amazon
JULY 7, 2015
As well as Russell Duhon (CTO, Saltbox), Bill McDonald (CMI5 Working Group), Duncan Welder (Director of Client Services, RISC). Nick Washburn (Director, Riptide Software – Learning Division) See Nick’s presentation from the last xAPI camp here. M ike Hruska (CEO, Problem Solutions) See Mike’s presentation from the last xAPI camp here. I’m really excited about this xAPI Camp, only partially because I grew up on a farm in the-middle-of-nowhere, WA and there’s a bit of home state pride. The line-up of speakers and discussion leaders at this event is stellar!
7 Benefits of Corporate eLearning
AUGUST 8, 2013
Over the last 15 years in my professional career I’ve seen the benefits of eLearning in my roles as Director of Human Resources, Operations Director, and Training Manager. Companies recognize the value of eLearning but since the economic down turn, resulting in less staff to design or develop training, they simply don’t have enough resources. Speed up content delivery.
Agile Learning Design for Beginners (Free White Paper)
JULY 21, 2014
Jennifer Bertram , Director of Instructional Design here at Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper on Agile Learning Design. In Agile Learning Design for Beginners , Jennifer gives a comprehensive introduction to one of her areas of expertise as a Director of Instructional Design: Agile. The We tell our clients or stakeholders, “Don’t look at what we’re doing.