Sat.Nov 10, 2012

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eLearning: Is Repetition the Key?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Recently I was trying out  Knowledge Guru , which, according to its site, is "a game engine that uses the power of play to help learners learn facts fast." " I've been reading a lot lately about the  gamification of learning  but had never heard of Knowledge Guru before, so I thought I'd look into it and see what possible implications it could have for the eLearning field. Knowledge Guru's sample game revolves around football facts. My first thought was that this was a shortcoming. Are you utilizing repetition in your eLearning?

From organizing and managing learning to supporting self-organized and self-managed learning

Jane Hart

In Harold Jarche ‘s recent post  What is learning’s role? , he writes: “Learning is not something done to us, it is what we do together. Learning delivery in a constantly changing work environment is an outdated notion. For example, training courses are artifacts of a time when information was scarce and connections were few. mean integrated into the daily work flow.”

Unlock the Next Wave of Productivity

CLO Magazine

Only by enabling informal learning will organizations meet demands for greater flexibility and more learner-driven content. The majority of the time, resources and dollars spent by internal learning functions is spent on formal learning. Yet according to a 2011 article published by the Center for Creative Leadership, at least 70 percent of learning within an organization occurs outside of formal learning activities. That there is a disconnect between where learning investments are made and where enterprise learning occurs carries implications for organizational performance.

Games Based Learning in the E-Learning World


Okay, I have a story to tell.  It’s one I’m not particularly proud of, but it’s mine nonetheless and I’m going to own it. A few weeks ago my niece was begging me to play Monopoly with her.  You all know the game.  The seemingly never-end game made up of endless trips around the board and ill fated hopes that you can either hit it rich or go ahead and end the misery by landing on Boardwalk and handing everything you own to the player on your left. My niece had never played before.  Victorious she pulled out the board and we began setting things up. You cheat!

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