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Five tools for global educators

Learning with e's

Recently I have been considering the changing role of teachers who are adopting technology to extend the walls of the classroom. These are a new breed of teachers who do not necessarily accept that the classroom is contained within four walls. In effect, through the use of social media and telecommunication technologies, these teachers are becoming global educators. Unported License.

eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course

OpenSesame

For all of you subject matter experts, trainers and performance consultants of every background, this one’s for you. Here’s eLearning 101: a guide to the tools of the trade to get you started building courses. Right eLearning Solutions

Bringing Gamification to the workplace

Spicy Learning

In the last few weeks at Saffron Interactive there has been a lot of talk about gamification. For those that attended the recent Learning Technologies Exhibition you may have have seen one of our seminars debating the pro’s and cons of looking to videogames to provide an example for increasing engagement in Learning and development. Achievement Badges. Rate of variable reward.

The argument for experiential learning

Onlignment

Over the past year we have been publishing extracts from The New Learning Architect. We continue with the second part of chapter 10: Experiential learning occurs whether we want it to or not, but there are good reasons why we should be actively supporting and encouraging it: Because everyday work experience is rich with opportunities for learning : However hard you try to create authentic learning scenarios in the classroom, you will never match the real thing. But as adults we aren’t always so keen to learn from our misfortunes; we often just hope things will work out better next time.

How to Create a Customer Training Strategy

Want to develop an effective customer training strategy for your organization? Download this guide to learn some simple steps you can follow to set your team up for success. Click to download.

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Obama’s Going to Close the Skills Gap. But Does It Even Exist?

Mindflash

Americans are stomping mad about the economy in general and unemployment in particular, and it appears the President has gotten the message. In his latest State of the Union address, President Obama laid out a raft of economic proposals designed to ferry the unemployed back into work, including training programs for those who need to update their skills. Simple, say some, it doesn’t exist.

February Welcomes Connie Malamed

The Learning Circuits

Much thanks to Karl for guest blogging in January. He not only offered some insightful posts about how “gamification” is affecting the world of learning, he kept us abreast of happenings at ASTD TechKnowledge 2012. In February, the LC Blog invites Connie Malamed to take the helm. Connie is a frequent contributor to Learning Circuits, and has spoken at several ASTD events about the fields of online learning, information design, and visual communication. She is also the author of Visual Language for Designers , which presents visual design principles that are based on cognitive science.

Ridiculously Smart Stuff on Behavior Change

Usable Learning

So I’ve probably mentioned in the past that Sebastian Deterding is one of my professional crushes.  I’ll try not to gush excessively, but he’s really smart. Here’s his latest slideshare on research for behavioral change, and it’s fantastic stuff: The … Continue reading → Uncategorized behavior change jonathan haidt

Archetypes – worth looking into? (Find 15: 30 January – 3 February)

Good To Great

This week I was drawn to a webinar hosted by James McLuckie (of Eden Tree and the Learning and Development Group on LinkedIn) and presented by Patrick Bray (Pad) of Team Me. It was titled ‘transforming personal and professional performance with archetypes’ and this is what Pad does everyday. Of course, everything so far suggests that archetypes are fairly one-dimensional.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Ridiculously Smart Stuff on Behavior Change

Usable Learning

So I’ve probably mentioned in the past that Sebastian Deterding is one of my professional crushes.  I’ll try not to gush excessively, but he’s really smart. Here’s his latest slideshare on research for behavioral change, and it’s fantastic stuff: The … Continue reading →

February Welcomes Connie Malamed

ATD Learning Technologies

Much thanks to Karl for guest blogging in January. He not only offered some insightful posts about how "gamification" is affecting the world of learning, he kept us abreast of happenings at ASTD TechKnowledge 2012. In February, the LC Blog invites Connie Malamed to take the helm. Connie is a frequent contributor to Learning Circuits, and has sp. Click here to read full version

Archetypes – worth looking into? (Find 15: 30 January – 3 February)

Good To Great

This week I was drawn to a webinar hosted by James McLuckie (of Eden Tree and the Learning and Development Group on LinkedIn) and presented by Patrick Bray (Pad) of Team Me. It was titled ‘transforming personal and professional performance with archetypes’ and this is what Pad does everyday. The idea of archetypes stretches back as far as Plato, with teachers and thinkers defining different numbers and names of archetypes over the millennia. The Lover is a trusting, open and nurturing individual who values relationships, harmony and personal connections between people most highly.

Dev Corner - Decltype Keyword

Visual Lounge

So with the example if the member variable m_n changes type from an int to anything else the variable n in the main function will be of the same type.  Using a typedef we could have supplied both m_n and n to be a type from the typedef.  large use of this keyword by professionals has to do with return types!  What do you think?  Do you see a use for the decltype keyword?  Andrew "A.J." Dev Corner

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.