Fri.May 11, 2012

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Time to tame the HiPPO

Clive on Learning

In the latest edition of Wired magazine I came across the term 'HiPPO' - the highest paid person's opinion. The term is widely used in web design and usability circles to refer to those people who have the final word on any design issue on the basis that they're the highest paid person in the room. I'm not surprised. I've worked with some pretty outrageous HiPPOS in my time, usually clients.

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The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]

mLearning Revolution

Mayra Aixa Villar: As Instructional Designers, every day, we look for that spark of inspiration that can help us design our next eLearning project. We strongly believe in simple but still engaging designs, and for that reason, we’re always trying to find creative ideas to present learning content in order to get our message across. via A new methaphor for e-Learning – Challenge to learn.

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The Democratic Workplace

eFront

When we hear the word “democracy” we usually think “politics.” ” So how is organizational politics different? Worldblu.com (a global network of organizations committed to practicing freedom and democracy in the workplace) explains the difference perfectly: “Organizational democracy is a system of organization that is based on freedom, instead of fear and control.

Review of ASTD International Trade Expo

eLearning 24-7

With great anticipation I entered the huge expo at ASTD International show earlier this week. Lots of vendors, lots of potential. However with hope comes disappointment, and that disappointment appeared numerous times. There were vendors that had nice LMSs and cool features. There were some very slick products. Yet, overall the show was Lame. It just wasn’t me thinking this, I heard it from attendees and even other vendors who were trolling the floor. Time to hit the floor. The Show Angle. In the past this show has been heavily geared to instructor led training in the corporate space.

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#TrainChat Wrap-Up: The Skills Learning Pros Need Now

Mindflash

On Friday, the Daily Mindflash hosted yet another #TrainChat on Twitter, in which we posed the question: What skills do learning and development pros need now? Mindflash contributor and L&D pro Bill Cushard helped guide our discussion. Here’s a recap of the discussion that followed (please excuse the Twitter-ese grammar). Employee Training employee training L&D learning and development Online Training training

Making the Job Search Work for You - The Science of Fit

Learning on the Leading Edge

Looking for a job is like playing the dating game: you're like a lover looking for the best mate, and the employer is playing the same game in reverse. ( The Dating Game , a TV show in the 1970s, let women select from three "eligible bachelors." " It was among the most popular shows of its time. call this the paradox of today's labor market. " What??

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Making the Job Search Work for You - The Science of Fit

Learning on the Leading Edge

Looking for a job is like playing the dating game: you're like a lover looking for the best mate, and the employer is playing the same game in reverse. ( The Dating Game , a TV show in the 1970s, let women select from three "eligible bachelors." " It was among the most popular shows of its time. call this the paradox of today's labor market. " What?? " 2.

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Making the Job Search Work for You - The Science of Fit

Learning on the Leading Edge

Looking for a job is like playing the dating game: you're like a lover looking for the best mate, and the employer is playing the same game in reverse. ( The Dating Game , a TV show in the 1970s, let women select from three "eligible bachelors." " It was among the most popular shows of its time. call this the paradox of today's labor market. " What?? " 2.

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