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Five Drivers to Organisational Learning

Connect Thinking

There are so many contributing factors to successful organisational learning. I’ve been thinking through what might be the top 5. Importantly to note, two are intrinsic to the individual, two are extrinsic, and only one of the five requires a specific learning intervention. let’s take a look at these, and our role in promoting these drivers. 1. Curiosity (intrinsic). Time (extrinsic).

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Pyramids and spheres

Clive on Learning

Yesterday there was much fun to be had at the eLearning Network 25th Birthday Party. The term e-learning may not be 25 years old but the concept certainly is and the volunteers at the eLN (formerly TACT - the Association for Computer-Based Training) have done a brilliant job of providing a forum for e-learning designers and professionals to share best practice. Contrast this with Web 2.0, Web 2.0

Top 10 Courses to Help You Survive Your Company Holiday Party

OpenSesame

It’s December and that means it’s almost time for that dreaded annual event: the company holiday party. Prepare yourselves for a feast of mediocre food and awkward small talk, enlivened only by the one co-worker who has better-than-expected dance moves.  Good Times

The Future of Mobile?

Clark Quinn

In the webinar I did the day before yesterday, one of the questions I was asked was what I thought the future of mobile would be.  My first response was that mobile wasn’t going away, and that we’d see more converged devices.  I also opined that five years ago I couldn’t have predicted where we are now, and consequently it might be hard to think that far forward. There was also a question of whether I thought the laptop was dead, and I kind of did. Let me answer in greater depth, thinking through hardware, software, and context. The interfaces may well simplify. mobile

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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MicroAssist's Linda Warren and Jillian McCarthy presenting at E-Learning Symposium 2013

The Learning Dispatch

MicroAssist's Linda Warren is going to present on What makes Good Public Facing Training at Texas's premier E-Learning Conference. Learning can be designed for employees in your organization and it can also be designed for people who never step foot on your premises. In her session Linda will examine how does public facing training differ from internal/employee training? read more

Doing Good Effectively

The Peformance Improvement

It’s that giving time of year again. And whether you donate to charities or you are a philanthropist that gives grants to nonprofits, you should care about organizational effectiveness and efficiency. One commonly used indicator of effective management in organizations that do-good is the percentage of their budgets that goes to administrative costs. The rule of thumb is between 11% and 13%.

Will you be accepting bribes this Christmas?

Spicy Learning

It’s that time of year again. Good food, apocalyptic weather, spending time with the family and finally getting the tablet you’ve been dreaming about. But it can also be a risky time for many organisations. Putting the office party compliance ‘nightmare before Christmas’ to one side, there also is the issue of bribery. Corporate corruption and malpractice has never been so high up the political agenda, and the Bribery Act 2010 enforces strict distinctions between acceptable Christmas gifts and illegal bribes. As a result, it’s easier to breach than previous legislation. So what does this mean?

What should be in your next Certification RFP

Training Industry

What topics should be included in a Request for a Proposal (RFP) for certification program development? Do you have topics to include that make an added impact? Do you have topics that help you in your decision making criteria?   Here’s a list for your consideration, what would you add or delete? Certification Program RFP Topics:    .

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Hangover Joe - Chainsaw Safety eLearning

Vignettes Learning

Tip: Parody is a good method to use in content where it is both a reminder and refresher course. For example, we ask employees to go through annual compliance courses like safety, ethics and employment law. The parody might look like the example below. How can you effectively use parody in your storyline? To learn more, see the blog on parody.

MicroAssist's Linda Warren presenting at E-Learning Symposium 2013

The Learning Dispatch

icroAssist's Linda Warren is going to present on What makes Good Public Facing Training at Texas's premier E-Learning Conference. Learning can be designed for employees in your organization and it can also be designed for people who never step foot on your premises. In her session Linda will examine how does public facing training differ from internal/employee training? read more

Creating Custom Holiday Stamps Using Snagit on Mac

Visual Lounge

It’s fun to get creative with holiday decorations! You can decorate your captures in Snagit on Mac by creating your own custom holiday stamps. In this video I show you a couple of different stamps you can create and then add to your custom stamp folder. Using Snagit on Windows? Follow this link to learn how to add custom stamps to your stamps folders. Can’t see this video?