Fri.May 27, 2011

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The New Face of Blended Learning

Social Learning

I’ve been creating blended training solutions for years that look something like this: My model needs a face lift. came across a couple of resources that have me thinking about it. Here’s the gist: Disruptive innovation (termed as such by Harvard Business School Professor Clayton M. My point here is that the pieces are valid; it’s just that blended learning is not linear or boxed up.

Dev Corner - Interview with Tony Lambert

Visual Lounge

It's time for another Dev Corner from Randall Brown and Jared Wein. Take a sneak peek into our development department with an interview of Tony Lambert, the lead developer on Camtasia Relay. It's a short video that runs just over 8 minutes. What questions do you have for our developers? I'd love some ideas for future Dev Corner blog posts! Dev Corner 617

Avatars and Social Learning Theory

Kapp Notes

Recently, I posted about Bandura’s Social learning theory , this posting continues the discussion and relates it specifically to instruction involving avatars. Social Learning Theory. Robert Bandura in the late 1970’s articulated the concept of social learning theory as a method in which individuals learn from one another in the context of a social situation through observation. Social learning theory is based on the premise that observation and imitation by an individual leads to learned behavior. And there are several advantages to implementing avatars as social models.

Reinforce Learning Through Storytelling


“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin. Trainers bring a full tool box to reinforce content: small group work, role plays and a myriad of experiential learning techniques. It’s really hard to monitor a role play across the range of formats for delivering training today. Your Own Reality. Not every topic is represented in my range of work.

Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study

Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials. Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role. In this session, David will go through the well-known IBM Open Badge Program to help explain badge programs.

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Podcast #11. Take Two!!

Tayloring it

Damian Farrell chats with Craig about how he has enhanced some of his face-to-face training by using some simple, intuitive *FREE* tools. Download podcast in mp3 format: Take Two. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Shownotes. Blog Post: QR Codes? Sounds like something out of a Bond film! Google Breadcrumbs. Toonlet. Music  Source. Share/Bookmark

So what do we mean by assessments anyway?

SharePoint and Assessment

When one person talks about assessments, they might mean something different to someone else. The best definition I’ve seen of assessment is from my colleague Eric Shepherd: “any systematic method of obtaining evidence by posing questions to draw inferences about the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and other characteristics of people for a specific purpose.”. Commentary Assessment White paper

The need for non-formal learning


Throughout 2011 we will be publishing extracts from The New Learning Architect. We move on to the fourth part of chapter 4: More proactive approaches are needed because, however good our performance support environment, there are certain fundamental things we need to know and skills we need to have before we can make any serious attempt to function in our present jobs, or take on new responsibilities. We are, of course, recruited as much as anything, for the skills and knowledge we already possess – for our years of experience with other employers and for our qualifications.

Psychopaths and others

Learning and Working on the Web

Tweet Here are some of the things I found via Twitter this past week. QUOTES. RalphMercer – “would (LMS) learning management systems exist if we weren’t trying to make someone pay?&#. PembaTrees – “Was asked for an easy way to start a NGO … Spend 5 years writing proposals, give talks, start a social enterprise & get a line of credit.&#. B4HOttawa – “Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it – African Proverb&#. Without Workflow, Social Business Is Doomed – via @bduperrin. But is it? Friday's Finds

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.

There Is No Chalk - Untitled Article

There Is No Chalk

What does your organization spend on PM training?:

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-27

Jane Hart

Tweet. The Atlantic Launches Twitter-Based Book Club [link] via @ mashable #. "The need for an alternative to Facebook" [link] #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitter