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Talent vs Labour

Learning and Working on the Web

Are you talent or labour? The difference may be very important. According to a recent article in the  New York Times , talent is getting into a position to be able to push capitalism around, but not labour. Talent is extracting more of the pie and getting richer. The gulf grows between talent — the high-earning, differentiated workers — and labor, those widget makers who support them. itashare.

A Juicy Collection of Bloom's Digital Taxonomies!

ZaidLearn

CHALLENGE ! Today, educators are overwhelmed (literally drowning!) by thousands of web 2.0/social media/apps that they can use for learning and teaching. But, where/how to start? How do we choose the right solution for a particular learning context or activity? The LMS can certainly not solve all our learning and teaching needs and requirements. Any awesome one to suggest? :). Social_Media web2.0

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Designing Content for Multiple Mobile Devices by Michelle Lentz and Brandon Carson

Learning Solutions Magazine

In the BYOD (bring your own device) world, users expect mobile learning to work—all the time, every time—on whatever device they are holding. To meet this challenge, it is more important to focus on the user first and then on the technology. Here are some key requirements and best practices that mobile learning designers must understand in order to be successful.

Social Learning: Answers to 8 Crucial Questions

Stoatly Different

I’ve got an odd relationship with the notion of social learning. Whilst I’m often at pains to remind people that social learning is nothing new, I’m acutely aware that the term is today a much broader one than it has been in years gone by. But ’social’ is something of a pariah in the corporate learning world, at least increasingly so it would seem.

How to Choose Between On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training

Not sure whether to offer on-demand or instructor-led training, or both? Each has its pros and cons and your decision will depend on your organization’s needs and goals. Download this eBook to learn which option is better at scale, as well as the resources needed to implement each training type.

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CEO's Do NOT Successfully Transfer Their Skills to Other Companies!

Will at Work Learning

In a recent, NY Time Article , GRETCHEN MORGENSON cited a paper (Executive Superstars, Peer Groups and Over-­?Compensation Compensation –Cause, Effect and Solution) by Charles M. Elson and Craig K. Ferrere who compile research from others (see citations below) that basically shows that CEO's do NOT successfully transfer their skills from one company to another. CEO's who are hired from within tend to do a much better job than CEO's brought in from the outside. We in the learning-and-performance field should take note. This we should all know. Thorndike anyone? Expertise matters! Gregory L.

How to Use CSS in Your Lectora e-Learning Courses

Everything E-Learning

Learn how to use CSS to enhance and customize your e-Learning courses using Lectora e-Learning software

Imperfect Simulations

Twitterpated with Learning

I just killed humanity. In Pandemic 2 , your goal is to evolve and spread your disease to wipe out humanity. Even without a background in pathology or microbiology, I can assert with confidence that the game isn’t an exceptionally precise simulation of a global pandemic. The key to using this game for educational purposes might just be an effective debrief.