Fri.Jan 25, 2013

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Learning Trends, Technologies, and Opportunities – New White Paper by Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller , President of Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper: “Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities.” ” Using both quantitative research and anecdotal evidence from our work with Fortune 500 clients, Sharon uncovers both what the learning and development field currently looks like AND where is it headed in the next 12 – 18 months.

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Moving from Training to Performance Support

Ontuitive

Activities, resources and assessments - your flexible friends

Clive on Learning

I'm currently working with a client that is looking to assemble a curriculum of learning modules for thousands of NGO personnel working in developing countries across the world. These modules are just one element in a wider learning architecture that looks to develop a range of core competences through a variety of means - experiential, on-demand, non-formal and formal. Thankfully, the core educational philosophy and approach does not need to vary, just the mechanics. It would be easy to just miss out this element for self-directed learners, but this would be second best. instructional design

Learning at the Water Cooler and Everyplace Else

KnowledgeStar

I cannot believe how duped we've been to think of learning as an event. It is artifact of the Industrial Revolution and a terrible conceit on the part of the educational institutions we developed. Learning starts BEFORE we are born and (for all we actually know) continues AFTER we are dead. We are in a very real sense Continuous Learning Organisms. Continuous Learning Education Learning

How to Create a Customer Training Strategy

Want to develop an effective customer training strategy for your organization? Download this guide to learn some simple steps you can follow to set your team up for success. Click to download.

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Value of Investment (VOI) vs. Return on Investment

Kapp Notes

Perhaps the constant effort to find the ROI of higher education or even training programs is mis-placed, should we be asking ourselves if an alternative exists? As the competitive landscape of higher education shifts and the training industry changes, using a measurement like Return On Investment (ROI) as the only guide for evaluating information technology investments like an LMS or an audience response system is a mistake. ROI formulas provide a myopic and overly tactical view of IT initiatives. VOI is subjective and difficult to measure with the same precision as ROI. Out and About

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Free E-Learning Tutorial: Tips for producing video for organisational learning

Connect Thinking

Podcast 30 of the the Connect Thinking E-learning Academy free video and audio podcast series has recently been released. This is the second in a series of three podcasts exploring the role of video in organisational learning and training. In this video we explore video design for four kinds of video – conceptual, procedural, expertise and recordings. Or read the podcast 30 transcript.

Free E-Learning Video 31: Video Platforms for Organisations – Opportunities and Trends

e-Learning Academy

Video podcast 31 is the third of a series of three videos exploring the role of video in organisational learning and training. In this video we explore the important role of video platforms in the learning architecture of your organisation. We take a look at the benefits and challenges of a video strategy, and predict [.]. Design E-Learning strategy E-Learning tutorial Performance support tools Podcast Video

Interpersonal Skills Drive Customer Experience

CLO Magazine

The emotional aspect of customer service is most critical, according to a new survey, as one in three respondents preferred being treated well over having their issues immediately resolved. Tampa, Fla. — Jan. 24 According to a new study by AchieveGlobal, a workforce development firm, the emotional aspect of customer service is most critical, as one in three respondents preferred being treated well over having their issues immediately resolved. negative customer experience not only threatens that particular sale, but also the reputation of the brand. Source: AchieveGlobal

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Book Review: Adobe Captivate 6 Essentials and Beyond Essentials by Kevin Siegel

Adobe Captivate

By now you must have realized that I love reading books, especially if they are related to eLearning, Instructional Design, mLearning, or Captivate. This time I picked up books authored by Kevin Siegel, who is a fantastic trainer and a fabulous person with a great sense of humor. I’ve attended some of his face-to-face and [.].

Jay’s on walkabout

Jay Cross

Dating back 25,000 years, Australia’s Aborigines are the world’s longest-lived culture, despite the harsh conditions of the Australian Continent. By By dedicating more than half of their resources to intangibles such as learning, relationships, and the technology of eco-farming, the Aborigines created a society without war, crime, poverty, or taxes. And now he could finally marry.

Level 1 Module 3 Quiz

ProProfs

Tennis Ireland Level 1 Module 2 Quiz Participants need to score a minimum of 90% in order to pass

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Questions

Visual Lounge

I’ve been jealous of social studies teachers, like Andy Kastl and Chris Carpenter, who seem to go from 0 to 60 with their classroom discussions as they get students to dive in head-first. Today, as I read Diane Quirk’s review of Ask3 , it dawned on me how you might begin engaging iPad students in a discussion with a simple picture using Ask3. Physics. Foreign Language. Can a pumpkin.

Transform Your Video Strategy for Enterprise Learning & Communication

We sat down with Tom Clancy, former CLO of EMC, to discuss the role of video in the future of enterprise learning and communication.

Crystal Kirch, WSQ and Ask3

Visual Lounge

Last year, I met  Crystal Kirch , who helps her kids to think , write and talk  about math every day.  . As she says, (1) I want my students comfortable asking and answering questions of each other , especially when they are confused. (2) I just want my students asking questions, period! That is where discussion and deeper thought come from! She breaks it down to 3 steps… Watch. Questions.