Mon.Nov 12, 2012

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Facebook as an “interactive learning resource”?

Dont Waste Your Time

For those interested in using Facebook with students the following links may be of use: Stephen Heppell: Using Facebook in the Classroom. Here Stephen writes with his daughter Juliette Heppell, herself a teacher at Lampton Academy in London, and this short page outlines the main events on using Facebook with students, and the do/ don’t mentality we all ought to consider. link]. Ball, L.,

The future of #HigherEd and #apps & #web two free report by Pew

Ignatia Webs

The American Pew research center publishes a wide variety of human research topics. On many occasions these reports are linked to educational technology or trends, which is great when you are interested in training/education with innovative technologies. But they disagree about how these whirlwind forces will influence education, for the better or the worse". more hybrid world is likely.

The future of gaming

Learning with e's

Games based learning is one of the most important strategies for 21st Century education. We have enjoyed playing games since time immemorial, and video arcade games such as Asteroids and Space Invaders of the 1970's were just the start of the emergence of digital games. These match some of the key skills required to succeed in the world of work where digital technology is prevalent. Ellison, J.

The training world is changing

Learning and Working on the Web

From the Citrix GoTo Blog : Open online courses, talent management, social collaboration: The training world is changing. Traditional training structures, based on institutions, programs, courses and classes, are under pressure. One of the biggest changes we are seeing in online training is that the content-delivery model is being replaced by social and collaborative frameworks.

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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How to have a Happy Ending to Your ERP System Implementation Story

Social Learning

Implementing an ERP system – whether it’s SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX – is a big, hairy deal. Ensuring that end users learn the new system, embrace it as part of their daily work routine, and use it effectively is a daunting task. Really? That’s a lot to ask people to remember…. think I know why they loved it. It’s an amazing adventure with a safe, happy ending. Oh-oh! Grass!

The Diminishing Shelf Life of Learning

CLO Magazine

Redesign offerings to match the realities of today’s pace of business.The classroom needs to be less about information dissemination and more about information aggregation. I’m coming up on my 30th anniversary of being in the learning profession. Oh, how the world has changed. remember teaching my first Lotus 1-2-3 class on IBM portables to a group of accountants in the early ’80s. It was a three-day course from beginner through advanced. On the last day, one of my students asked me if we were considering writing a fourth day of instruction. answered, “Why? Change is constant.

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Interesting Infographic on University Entrepreneurship

Kapp Notes

In addition to several other hats that I wear, I am current serving as the Assistant Director of Bloomsburg University’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Center where I am coaching and mentor students who want to form for-profit and not-for profit entrepreneurial ventures. So when I saw this graphic, I though it was very interesting. Brought to you by: AccountingDegree.com. Technology

The Forge Episode 23: “Education here, Education there, Education Everywhere”

Visual Lounge

Another month has come and gone, and we’ve finished another episode of the Forge. Check out James Gill (@jagill) , Coach’s Eye , and how TechSmith tools are helping educators solve some of their problems in and out of the classroom. Here’s what happened on the Forge. He and other teacher technical coordinator support 1900 teachers, and 30,000 students. Catch up or Stay Current.

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.

You Can Do Anything

Marcia Conner

“How many of you were told when you were young that you could grow up to be anything you set your mind on?” ” A professor-friend recently opened his graduate management course with this question. One colleague said his parents regularly told him his options and potential were limitless, but also only set the bar knee high. ” Pronouncements alone fall flat.

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CornerstoneOnDemand Strong Quarter: Growing Share in LMS Market

Learning on the Leading Edge

CornerstoneOnDemand just announced strong Q3 numbers: 78% increase in year-to-year bookings and 54% increase in year-to-year revenue, bringing the company to near $120 Million in revenue by the end of this year. There are a few dynamics taking place here. 1. CornerstoneOnDemand is currently the fastest-growing LMS vendor, reinforcing its business as a talent management systems vendor.

Autodesk 123D - Simple 3D creation has arrived FINALLY!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I just downloaded Autodesk 123D. I had high hopes and so far Autodesk has not let me down. Sketchup was a great start in the area of simple 3D development, but 123D really steps up to the next level. It's actually 4 little apps: Design, Catch, Sculpt, and Make Check it out and tell me what you think.

CornerstoneOnDemand Strong Quarter: Growing Share in LMS Market

Learning on the Leading Edge

CornerstoneOnDemand just announced their Q3 numbers and they were very strong. 78% increase in year-to-year bookings and 54% increase in year-to-year revenue, bringing the company to near $120 Million in revenue by the end of this year. There are a few things going on here. 1. The market remains highly fragmented. Other LMS vendors have not been keeping up with Cornerstone.

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

In this whitepaper, you will discover the main reasons why the LMS alone is no longer meeting the needs of the modern learner. More importantly, you will learn what you can do to enhance its value.

What happens is not as important as how you feel about what happens

Jay Cross

This afternoon I bought an iPhone5. I was forced into it. Our new iPhone app goes into testing this evening, and it won’t play on my aging iPhone2. Parting with my money was not as easy as expected. Over and over, I heard the Apple Store greeter tell people that four or five others were ahead of them and that they would have to wait 20 or 30 minutes to talk with a sales person. “Uh oh.

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EEA Learning Day

Learning and Working on the Web

I will travelling and speaking for most of this week but will share what I have learned when I get back. This will be my first time addressing the European Environment Agency in Copenhagen and I look forward to meeting many new people. Here is what I will be talking about: Keynote: Working Smarter in the Learning Organisation. As complexity increases in the networked economy, we need to integrate learning into the workflow. Communities of practice bridge the gap between getting work done and serendipitously connecting to looser social networks. Communities Informal Learning

CornerstoneOnDemand Strong Quarter: Growing Share in LMS Market

Learning on the Leading Edge

CornerstoneOnDemand just announced strong Q3 numbers: 78% increase in year-to-year bookings and 54% increase in year-to-year revenue, bringing the company to near $120 Million in revenue by the end of this year. There are a few dynamics taking place here. 1. CornerstoneOnDemand is currently the fastest-growing LMS vendor, reinforcing its business as a talent management systems vendor.

Learning 2012: the 30 Under Thirty experience

Good To Great

When I attended Learning 2012 last month, I was lucky enough to be there as part of 30 Under Thirty : a group of 30 ‘future leaders’ in learning and development. Although 30 is a fairly arbitrary cut-off age, I think the concept is a good one. thought I’d share some of the 30 Under Thirty experience, as well as what I got from it. What was the 30 Under Thirty experience?

Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development.

Time Management Training by ASTD

T+D

Time management training defines the elements of effective time management and provides a blueprint for improving organizational skills and increasing productivity. Time Management Training reveals how to help others develop strategies for increased productivity and effectiveness. read more. time management training

Listen to the Geniuses Who Created Our Worlds

Vignettes Learning

What would be your world if you have conversations with Carl Sagan (astrophysicist), Seymour Papert (cognitive scientist), Gordon Moore (founder of Intel) or Steve Jobs ? It would be a phenomenal experience and absolutely breathtaking. Preview the great minds featured in these personal interviews. Get transported into their world. Doing so, will hopefully create a " genius' curiosity" in you.

Learning 2012: the 30 Under Thirty experience

Good To Great

When I attended Learning 2012 last month, I was lucky enough to be there as part of 30 Under Thirty : a group of 30 ‘future leaders’ in learning and development. Although 30 is a fairly arbitrary cut-off age, I think the concept is a good one. thought I’d share some of the 30 Under Thirty experience, as well as what I got from it. What was the 30 Under Thirty experience?

E&Y Higher Education in India 2012-17 Report

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

I had a chance to review E&Y’s latest report – EY FICCI Higher Education Report Nov12 released at the FICCI Higher Education Summit 2012. have reviewed their past reports here. The report leverages the UGC report, HE At a Glance Feb 2012. Broadly, the report shows a picture of growth as a result of the capacity building in the Eleventh Five Year Plan. We now have 659 universities (152 Central, 316 State and 191 Private), 33,023 colleges (669 Central, 13,024 State, 19,930 Private) together serving 18.5 mn students. Our GER is now 17.9%, a big jump from the 12.3%

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.