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Learning to Fly

Learning Visions

A few weeks ago, after an Easter candy sugar fueled meltdown, my six year old daughter learned how to ride a bike without training wheels. In about 20 minutes. Here’s how it went down: “Hey, let’s take off those training wheels and see what happens…” “Really, mom? OK…” I held onto the back of her back a couple of times and then just let go. It’s good to be a kid. And how did you learn it?

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The college in perpetual Beta

Learning and Working on the Web

I will be speaking at Algonquin College in Ottawa tomorrow and one of the main themes I will be discussing is how networks are changing our communications, work and education systems. It’s called The College in perpetual Beta : One of the biggest hurdles facing organizations, and people working in them, is to stop thinking of hierarchies and start thinking of networks.

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

Kapp Notes

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction 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 four and a recap of week three. Week Four: May 7: Mike Qaissaunee Frequently Asked Q. May 8: Larry Hiner drlarryhiner. May 9: Catherine Lombardozzi Learning Journal. May 10: Brent Schlenker Elearning Development. May 11: Zaid Ali Alsagoff Zaid Learn. Recap of Week Three. During the week, there was a review of the book published at Learning Solutions Magazine. You can read the review here. We then skipped a stop.

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Tracking is not Learning

eLearning Development

SCORM and the LMS are the Achilles Heel of training. Tracking data has become synonymous with measurement. This week I got an email from a vendor promoting the tracking capabilities of the product. It made realize how often tracking data is used to misrepresent training success. Many people think that metrics pulled out of an LMS indicate the success of training programs. They see tracking metrics as “performance measurement” Tracking is not measurement and is no indication that learning took place, or that learning will transfer to job performance. eLearning LMS Training

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Steps reunion

Learning with e's

How often do you see teachers giving up their precious weekends to spend time learning more about their work? Not often, because most teachers spend what little free time they have marking, preparing lesson plans and generally trying to catch their breath. Well, Dan Roberts has moved on to warmer climes, but the campaign to aspire to better pedagogy continues. Unported License.

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Bristol (and the West)’s Got Talent

weelearning

I’ve been thinking a lot about what weeLearning is and I’d like to tell you how I see it. weeLearning is an attempt to recreate our favourite bit about conferences and seminars. The bit where you head down the pub afterwards … Read more › events get involved history introductions

Ode to stress management

E-Learning Provocateur

Put your heart into many things, but your soul into few. wellbeing balance heart life mental-health ode soul stress stress management work work/life balance

What do we need to curate?

Learning Journal

In my last post , I commented on recent discussions on the topic of curation. observed that my Learning Environment Design  framework is in some ways a vision for curating learning resources in order to support complex learning needs in organizations. But But I had another motive for reading Steven Rosenbaum’s book, Curation Nation. need for curation. They find themselves overwhelmed with information and work demands, and just keeping up with email and project deadlines in the corporate world can be daunting. Curating learning for learning professionals. What do you think?

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.

eLearning Cyclops: The Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center

eLearning Cyclops

The Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center. Last week, I had the pleasure of touring the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center. This is a training center that uses numerous types of simulations - everything from live

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

Kapp Notes

TODAY’S BLOG BOOK TOUR STOP: May 11: Zaid Ali Alsagoff Zaid Learn. And if you missed a couple of recent stops, check out Mike Qaissaunee’s post Gamification of Learning and Instruction and Koreen Olbrish’s The Shamification of Gamification. And Larry Hiner at drlarryhiner as well as Catherine Lombardozzi at her Gamification Whistle Stop. May 8: Larry Hiner drlarryhiner. Games

Blowout Quarter at LinkedIn: Now the Talent Acquisition Machine (+Slideshare)

Learning on the Leading Edge

Another amazing quarter from LinkedIn: revenues of $188.5 Million, up 101%, with the "hiring solutions" business now driving $102.6 Million or 54% of company revenue. LinkedIn's revenues in the corporate recruiting market are now larger than Taleo, SuccessFactors, Kenexa, and nearly every other software company which sells recruiting solutions. BigData.

Blowout Quarter at LinkedIn: Now the Talent Acquisition Machine (+Slideshare)

Learning on the Leading Edge

Another amazing quarter from LinkedIn: revenues of $188.5 Million, up 101%, with the "hiring solutions" business now driving $102.6 Million or 54% of company revenue. LinkedIn's revenues in the corporate recruiting market are now larger than Taleo, SuccessFactors, Kenexa, and nearly every other software company which sells recruiting solutions. BigData.

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Blowout Quarter at LinkedIn: Now the Talent Acquisition Machine (+Slideshare)

Learning on the Leading Edge

Another amazing quarter from LinkedIn: revenues of $188.5 Million, up 101%, with the "hiring solutions" business now driving $106 Million or 54% of company revenue. LinkedIn's revenues in the corporate recruiting market are now larger than Taleo, SuccessFactors, Kenexa, and nearly every other software company who sells recruiting solutions. BigData. Why is skills information valuable?