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Theories for the digital age: The digital natives discourse

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Is learning in the 21 st Century significantly different to learning in previous years? One of the more controversial theories of the digital age is the claim that technology is changing (or rewiring) our brains (Greenfield, 2009) whilst some also claim that prolonged use of the Web is detrimental to human intellectual development (Carr, 2010). There is further yet dissent. References Bennett, S.,

Tin Can & Performer Support – “Just Enough – Just in Time – Just for Me”

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Have you ever explained something to someone who is either hearing it for the first time or is still trying to get their head wrapped around the concept? You know how they will nod slowly in seeming agreement while looking off into the ether and saying dreamily, “Yeah…” really, really slowly?” That far-off look is confirmation that they are indeed interested and yet remain clueless for the most part. The room was full of those folks in the Tin Can break out session where I heard this new sound bite.

ROI of Learning Games: Knowledge Guru and ExactTarget [Infographic]

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You’ve heard the hype. Learning games are hot… and they may just be the future of learning. We are certainly major advocates of game based learning : we are heading to DevLearn in just a few short days to launch our Knowledge Guru learning game engine as a product. What is the return on investment? The game had hundreds of players… and the results have been tangible.

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When potential comes to fruition

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This post is part of the L&D Connect HR Blog Carnival, which this year is going under the seasonal theme of “When potential comes to fruition.” When L&D people talk about “potential” it’s usually in conjunction with the idea of … Read more › blog HR Blog Carnival L&D Connect Sukh Pabial

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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Jay Cross - Untitled Article

Jay Cross

The forecast for Game 1 versus the Detroit Tigers is cloudy with a 15 to 20 percent chance of rain, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Austin Cross , who adds that he expects the skies to be relatively clear for the 5 p.m. game time. For Game 2 on Thursday, he says computer models predict a clear evening with little to no chance of rain. And there’s little chance those predictions are being overly optimistic. Cross has no horse in this race: He’s an Oakland A’s fan. That’s my son Austin. Just Jay