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The equation for change

E-Learning Provocateur

Guns don’t kill people. People do. It’s a well-worn saying that Americans in particular know only too well. And of course it’s technically correct. I don’t fear a gun on the table, but I do fear someone might pick it up and pull the trigger. That’s why I don’t want a gun on the table. Like most extremism, however, it’s an absurd construct. branding? profit?

Quiz Design: Recognizing Types of Learning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby  Many of us start writing a quiz when we are sitting in front of our quiz-making software, and the software asks us whether we want a multiple-choice question or a true/false. We then go on instinct to make up a question that we feel relates to the topic just covered in the training. But this method, although it will arrive at a functional quiz that our learner can click through, may not be accurately doing what a quiz should do. And what should a quiz do? Well, measure the learning, of course. What's that you say? You didn't write objectives? that is a skill.

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The equation for change

E-Learning Provocateur

Guns don’t kill people. People do. It’s a well-worn saying that Americans in particular know only too well. And of course it’s technically correct. I don’t fear a gun on the table, but I do fear someone might pick it up and pull the trigger. That’s why I don’t want a gun on the table. Like most extremism, however, it’s an absurd construct. branding? profit?

Enhancing WordPress as a Viable LMS

LearnDash

The journey to make WordPress an official, viable learning management system is well on its way. Last Monday, we released version 1.0 of the LearnDash plugin with the goal to enable organizations and developers alike the ability to turn their WordPress sites into a bona fide LMS. As always, feel free to submit your ideas on features you would like to see us integrate into LearnDash.

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[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

Want to create the perfect training course? The experts from Skilljar analyzed content creation trends within the training space. Their findings can serve as a benchmark as you build out your own strategy. Click to download.

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Live Sketchnotes of Super Bowl 47

NuggetHead

Posted in SKETCHNOTES Planning a drawing by sketching it out in pencil first and finishing it in ink later is quite different than live sketching with a pen. I had been planning on sketching noting the Super Bowl, but my original plan was to take traditional notes first. After taking notes I was then going to grab highlight [.]. SKETCHNOTES sketch sketching sketchnote

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Six topics for the price of one

Jay Cross

I’m spending the first quarter of the year learning experientially by walking around and trying new things. This blog is turning conversational. It’s me to you. Informal. When I’ll post things ready for prime time to jaycross.com , my official blog. Here at internettime.com, you’ll find thought fragments, tips, speculation, and experiments. Hacked?  HTML5, why should I care?

BETT Show 2013

Moodle Journal

Made my way to the BETT show and first time at Excel center for me anyway, even bumped into a couple of people I knew there, had a catch-up, always good. great deal to see in a day, and I was impressed by the turn out of resources particularly for robotics and science, very impressive, very encouraging. Bye for now and please feel free to comment on the show

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danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

danah boyd opened ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 with a keynote on teenagers, networks, and work in the 21st century. danah has been studying teenagers for a decade. She reminds me of Temple Grandin, the autistic horse whisperer who looks at the world from the animals’ perspective. boyd is an anthropologist who knows teenagers better than they know themselves. Organizations. Computers were slow. agree.

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