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Instructional Design: Something Old, Something New

Allison Rossett

A few years ago, Jim Marshall and I surveyed workplace learning professionals about elearning. Although we set out to learn about the contours of the elearning terrain, our project revealed much about instructional design practice today. We pursued this question: when doing elearning, what are you doing? Were learning professionals relying on webinars, on podcasts, on mobile learning? What of scenario-based online programs, social networks and communities, discussion boards, or personalized programs? Practitioners inclined towards the familiar in mid 2009. ” Appealing? Realistic?

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

Week One Recap. The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. In some areas it doesn’t work or even make sense to add “Gamificaton” We need to be careful how we apply “Gamification.” ” It is not a universal cure-all. Summary.

Instructional Design: Something Old, Something New

Allison Rossett

Tweet A few years ago, Jim Marshall and I surveyed workplace learning professionals about elearning. Although we set out to learn about the contours of the elearning terrain, our project revealed much about instructional design practice today. We pursued this question: when doing elearning, what are you doing? Were learning professionals relying on webinars, on podcasts, on mobile learning? What of scenario-based online programs, social networks and communities, discussion boards, or personalized programs? Practitioners inclined towards the familiar in mid 2009. ” Appealing? Realistic?

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

Week One Recap. The first week of the blog book tour has ended and it has been a fantastic week with informative blog posts, information and opinions about gamification and even a bit of controversy. The week opened with a posting of the tour stops on the Learning Circuit’s Blog and the Kapp Notes blog and then introduced everyone to the Facebook page for the book and then the discussion really ramped up with Jane Bozarth talking about the how the book takes a common sense look at the subject. ” It is not a universal cure-all. Issues with Gamification and It’s Implications. Two Choices.

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Why E-learning Projects Fail

e-Learning Academy

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve written about processes around engaging and working with e-learning providers. Refer to: What to include in an e-learning Request for Quotation Milestones of a typical e-learning project Today I thought I’d share my observations about why some e-learning projects fail. I’ll use the themes of cost, quality and time. Learning [.]. Project Management

Educating Educators

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

One of my favorite rants is that “ you cannot educate teachers using the same methods you use to educate your students “ Teachers are going through no different a process than their students. The National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education document states (quoting the National Curriculum Framework 2005 document): Experiences in the practice of teacher education indicate that knowledge is treated as ‘given’, embedded in the curriculum and accepted without question; there is no engagement with the curriculum. Published here ). More than 1500 responses were received.”

Five ostriches

Learnforever

Why is learning evaluation so widely ignored? Too many people are sticking their heads in the sand, and I think there are five types. It’s too hard! Many people think it’s too difficult to measure the outcomes of learning and their contribution to business performance, but as Peter Drucker said “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it”. think this fear derives mainly from the unfamiliarity of HR and L&D professionals with research methods and statistical analysis – but this specialised help is readily available. Yet qualitative data is also measurable, with just a little more thought.

What Splunk IPO Says about BigData in HR

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BigData is Big News. Splunk , a company that uses BigData technology to analyze huge amounts of customer and transaction data, just went public with a valuation at 28X revenue ($ 3.2 billion ). This valuation trumps the hot companies in social networking: Jive trades at 20X revenue, Google trades at 5X revenue, and Facebook, well we'll see. Why the huge valuation? Let me give you an example.

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Learning on the Leading Edge

BigData is Big News. Splunk , a company that uses BigData technology to analyze huge amounts of customer and transaction data, just went public with a valuation at 28X revenue ($ 3.2 billion ). This valuation trumps the hot companies in social networking: Jive trades at 20X revenue, Google trades at 5X revenue, and Facebook, well we'll see. Why the huge valuation? Let me give you an example.