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Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

Upside Learning

Trawling through my feeds across various social media, I’ve been noticing a spurt in the number of discussions around the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) movement. Some organizations have embraced it with open arms while many are still apprehensive about security risks that BYOD poses. What makes BYOD popular? You can read more about the survey findings here. Why are organizations apprehensive?

Deloitte University— What were they thinking?

Allison Rossett

Tweet When I heard that Deloitte had purchased more than one hundred acres to construct a leader development facility in Dallas, I was stunned. What were they thinking? Then I heard that, in the midst of the great recession, they intended to spend as much as three hundred million dollars in constructing their center. What were they thinking? GTE came to mind. Why, I asked. That rug. Many did.

When Designing Mobile Learning, Think Less is More [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Over the weekend I came across this fascinating article that really got me thinking about how we should approach the design of mobile learning (mLearning). strongly believe mobile played a big role in Facebook’s decision to acquire Intagram so I agree with McKenzie. also believe that each new era in computing brings challenges and mobile is no different. Send to Kindle.

Deloitte University— What were they thinking?

Allison Rossett

When I heard that Deloitte had purchased more than one hundred acres to construct a leader development facility in Dallas, I was stunned. What were they thinking? Then I heard that, in the midst of the great recession, they intended to spend as much as three hundred million dollars in constructing their center. What were they thinking? harkened back to stays at other facilities devoted to the development of leaders. GTE came to mind. worked there three or four times, soon after they built a wondrous center in Connecticut. Chefs in tall white hats carved roast beef. Why, I asked. That rug.

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Nuts and Bolts: Selling It by Jane Bozarth

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How blogging changed my life for the better

Learning and Working on the Web

I guess I could be described as a hardcore blogger, as I’ve been writing here for over eight years. So I’m going to respond to Hugh MacLeod’s question about the importance of blogging to me. Like I said many times before, for those of us crazy enough to take it seriously, blogging matters, so does freedom, that’s why I wrote the book. My blog keeps me connected.

Can Doodling Actually Enhance Training? Apparently, Yes

Mindflash

We usually think of doodling on your legal pad during a long presentation as a way to stay sane. But it may be even more beneficial than that. Not only that, it turns out that keeping your hands busy during a presentation (like a speech, a conference call, or *hint, hint* a training seminar) actually helps people retain information. Image used under Creative Commons by INPIVIC.

MIT OpenCourseWare Publishes New Resource for Entrepreneurship Education by News Editor

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(Press Release) MIT OpenCourseWare has released a new cross-disciplinary course list presenting the. core academic materials, including lecture notes and videos, from 66 MIT entrepreneurship courses. Asynchronous Blended Future Trends Management Strategies Professional Development

Transform Your Video Strategy for Enterprise Learning & Communication

We sat down with Tom Clancy, former CLO of EMC, to discuss the role of video in the future of enterprise learning and communication.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – Video in #mLearning [Episode 4]

mLearning Revolution

Welcome episode #4 of our new podcast entitled “ This Week in mLearning. ” In this episode, Robert and I talk Adobe CS6, Google Drive and the impact of Video in mLearning, as well as SceneChat, the Khan Academy, the Flipped Classroom and more. Below is a summary of topics we discussed this week. Great news, our Podcast is now live on iTunes and you can subscribe HERE. a.Adobe Creative Suite (CS6).

How blog­ging chan­ged my life for the bet­ter

Learning and Working on the Web

I guess I could be described as a hardcore blogger, as I’ve been writing here for over eight years. So I’m going to respond to Hugh MacLeod’s question about the importance of blogging to me. Like I said many times before, for those of us crazy enough to take it seriously,  blog­ging mat­ters, so does free­dom, that’s why I wrote the book.  My blog  keeps me connected.

Free Webinar: Storytelling Delivers Effective Learning with Cisco and Enspire

Enspire Learning

Matt Lisle , Instructional Designer at Enspire Learning, and Dawn Adams Miller, from Cisco’s Learning & Development Solutions Group, teamed up in this Brandon Hall webinar to explore storytelling as a technique for presenting learning content. Matt and Dawn explain how the graphic novel approach was used to engage learners in a corporate-wide initiative at Cisco. You’ll learn how the project progressed from selling the concept to the stakeholders, through design, development, implementation and deployment. Click here to watch the recorded webinar!

Snagit on Mac Gets Microsoft Office Outputs

Visual Lounge

A couple months back, we introduced buttons for sharing directly to social media channels. Today we bring you Microsoft Office® outputs for Snagit on Mac! You can now send your images directly from Snagit to Microsoft Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint® on Mac. These outputs work with both Snagit versions 1 and 2. To use the outputs: Download the Office outputs here.

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Free Webinar: Storytelling Delivers Effective E-Learning with Cisco and Enspire

Enspire Learning

Matt Lisle , Instructional Designer at Enspire Learning, and Dawn Adams Miller, from Cisco’s Learning & Development Solutions Group, teamed up in this Brandon Hall webinar to explore storytelling as a technique for presenting learning content. Matt and Dawn explain how the graphic novel approach was used to engage learners in a corporate-wide initiative at Cisco. You’ll learn how the project progressed from selling the concept to the stakeholders, through design, development, implementation and deployment. Click here to watch the recorded webinar!

Gamification Blog Book Tour, Week Three Stops and Week Two Recap

The Learning Circuits

TODAY"S BLOG STOP: April 30: Enid Crystal New York ASTD Chapter Blog. The blog book tour has been a lot of fun, with interesting comments and exciting dialogues and some in-person stops. Here are the stops for week three (with a few changes) and a recap of week two. May 1: Jeanette Brooks Word of Mouth blog. Complete with book signing. He provided a balanced and well described critique of the book.

SkillSoft Announces Release of SkillPort 8 by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Leveraging a decade of SaaS experience with platform architecture expertise, and incorporating customer. needs and requests, SkillSoft embarked on a journey to create the next generation learning platform. result is SkillPort 8 – a platform that is highly configurable, offers improved access to relevant content, and results in a better user experience.

Gamification Blog Book Tour, Week Three Stops and Week Two Recap

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Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Sample Chapter

ATD Learning Technologies

Download a free chapter of Karl Kapp's new book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction. Click here to read full version

Snagit on Mac Gets Microsoft Office Outputs

Visual Lounge

A couple months back, we introduced buttons for sharing directly to social media channels. Today we bring you Microsoft Office® outputs for Snagit on Mac! You can now send your images directly from Snagit to Microsoft Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint® on Mac. These outputs work with both Snagit versions 1 and 2. To use the outputs: Download the Office outputs here. Be sure to click the Mac Outputs tab (see screenshot below). Once downloaded, double-click each output to install it. Relaunch Continue reading. Tips & How To's news Snagit on Mac SnagIt Output