Fri.Nov 02, 2012

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#Devlearn TinCan panel: #Tincan is rocking our world

Challenge to Learn

I attended the panel discussion on TinCan this morning; great session. have tried to capture the session in a mind map. It is clear that TinCan is a major change. It is not only a shift from tracking and tracing to enabling learning experiences, it opens op a whole new world of possibilities. We have to redefine what (e)Learning is or could be. And this is big! These are revolutionary times!

Experience API: Will it sweep the eLearning nation?

Web Courseworks

AKA Tin Can While at the Learning 3.0 conference I had the opportunity to speak with Michael Rochelle of Brandon Hall and Aaron Silvers of ADL on the new emerging Experience API (also known as Tin Can) and have been given great insight.  Experience API is coding that tracks a person’s learning activity even if that [.]. eLearning Aaron Silvers ADL Brandon Hall elearning Experience API Jon Aleckson LAMP environment Learning 3.0 Learning Record Store LMS LRS Michael Rochelle SCORM Tin Can API

Jay Cross - Untitled Article

Jay Cross

October 26, 2012, 12:26 p.m. THE JOURNAL REPORT: LEADERSHIP IN HUMAN RESOURCES. So Much Training, So Little to Show for It. An expert on corporate programs reveals why they often are a waste of time and money. In this lopsided Wall Street Journal article , a professor slams training for all the wrong reasons. For one thing, he disregards experiential learning on the job and seems to think that training always takes place away from the job. He touts the need for a thorough needs analysis which defines who will take what topic and be tested on it. He’s looking in the wrong place.

Into The Age of the Smart Things

KnowledgeStar

It’s almost a New Year – 2013 – and already the Next Big Thing is upon us. Actually that’s ironic since the Next Big Thing is all about things, Smart Things. Refrigerators that scan bar codes and tell us what we have, which items we need, send shopping lists to our networked printers and suggest

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.

Friday Spotlight > Halloween at Enspire HQ

Enspire Learning

It got pretty spooky in the Austin office on Wednesday! Enspirees snacked on treats and got up to their old tricks in some great costumes! Check out the crew getting into the holiday spirit. Blog Company News

EDUCAUSE 2012 Presenter Profiles: Eric Hamilton

Visual Lounge

Meet Eric Hamilton. Eric Hamilton is a professor at Pepperdine University , where he carries out research in learning technology innovation and learning environments of the future, primarily under support from the National Science Foundation. He also leads what is called a Science Across Virtual Institutes collaboration (SAVI) involving about three dozen researchers in the US and Finland.

Zapoint Partners with IU’s Kelley School Of Business

CLO Magazine

The two organizations will collaborate to deliver enterprise services for large corporations starting in 2013. Cambridge, Mass. — Oct. 31 Social career management software firm Zapoint Inc. has entered in a partnership with the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. The two organizations will collaborate to deliver enterprise services for large corporations starting in 2013. Zapoint aims to offer firms an efficient and strategic approach to talent management. Source: Zapoint

Dayna Steele #DevLearn Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Dayna used stories from her experience as a radio host to illuminate her points about how to be a rock star in life. meta-learning

Things are changing

Learning and Working on the Web

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared  via social media  during the past week. MeriWalker – “ Higher education is like a corpse propped up in the corner of a building that’s rotting out from under it. ” ?@flowchainsensei flowchainsensei – “ How long will you tolerate domination, coercion and manipulation in the workplace? For as long as they pay you? ” You don’t need a banker – by @robpatrob. This idea was truly “disruptive” The actual tools were inferior to the opposition. Their context was superior.

#DevLearn-607: Methods for Designing Serious Games

Sudden Insight

Summary: Dexter and Geoff discussed a variety of methods for developing serious games, and introduced the audience to their now-free game engine. This session was presented by Dexter Chow, Chief Creative Officer, and Geoff Beckstrom, Lead Technical Writer; both are from GarageGames. There is market demand for serious games in the consumer and educational markets. Real-world game design methods.

How to Become a Cisco Certified Network Professional

OpenSesame

There is no better time for you to become a certified network professional. Most businesses are expanding to offer their services online, increasing their reliance on the internal network to keep things running smoothly. Cisco, the largest networking equipment manufacturer in the world, has developed a valuable and respected certification program. This guide will give you a quick overview of what it means to be a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) and how to obtain a professional certification with Cisco. IT Certification

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.

#DevLearn-704: Designing eLearning that Gains and Keeps Learner Attention

Sudden Insight

Summary: Dan provided a variety of techniques and examples to show how we can gain and keep our learner’s attention. This session was presented by Dan Myers, Manager of Instructional Design, The Cheesecake Factory. Today’s learners are faced with distractions – text messages, status updates, phone calls, tweets, and e-mail. These distractions are constant and are not going away.

ASTD's Coaching Certificate

T+D

Help others develop, take action, and make better decisions. Improve your clients' ability to set goals and achieve satisfying results by helping them identify and take advantage of their natural strengths. Participants will learn a model that outlines a coaching process they can use with individuals, teams, or an entire organization, and will practice foundational coaching competencies through role plays, group exercises, and case studies. In addition, the program was structured to help ensure that we understood how to apply the principles we learned in actual circumstances.

#DevLearn-GS5: Dayna Steele – 101 Ways to Rock for Success

Sudden Insight

Summary: Dayna provided a number of techniques to make us more successful in life. In the music industry, the term “going platinum” is synonymous with success. Are you creating platinum eLearning? If not, maybe some rock n’ roll inspiration will help. Her latest book is 101 Ways to Rock Your World. But you must also know the passions of your audience. Homework : Do your homework. But keep it brief.

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