Tue.Aug 30, 2011

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Why the Real Power of eLearning is Social

Performance Learning Productivity

This post was prompted by a webinar I gave on behalf of Citrix/GoToWebinar on 6th July 2011 and originally posted as a guest post on the Learning Pool blog. I’ve made a few changes to it here. Looking Back eLearning has been with us in one form or another for at least the past 50 years, maybe longer. Probably the first player on the enterprise eLearning block was the University of Illinois

Ingenuity, creativity and time

Learning with e's

Creativity is such an elusive thing. For some, waiting for inspiration is a familiar past-time. It's more than just staring at a blank page, or waiting for that tune to arrive out of thin air. If the muse has deserted you, it can be quite a time of anguish, particularly if your living depends upon being creative. At that moment there is simply nothing you can do. Creativity is almost never instant.

Comparing Online Learning & In-Person Learning is Apples & Oranges


The Pew Internet & American Life Project regularly releases fascinating reports on the prevalence and applications of technology in American life and culture. From the number of adults who use Twitter to the popularity of smart phones in different age and ethnic groups, Pew has a handle on how online experiences influence American life. Yesterday Pew released a report on online learning.

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Three Cognitive Benefits of Games

Kapp Notes

One: Challenge and Consolidation – Good games offer players a set of challenging problems and then let them solve these problems until they have virtually routinized or automated their solutions. Games then throw a new class of problem at the players requiring them to rethink their now, taken-for-granted mastery, learn something new, and integrate this new learning into their old mastery. James Paul Gee, University of Wisconsin-Madison. For example: In the 1970′s BP created a board game in which one of the scenarios was a catastrophic oil spill. Drill and practice becomes less tedious.

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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Do your business

Jay Cross

Don’t let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy. Blaming organizational problems on corporate culture is like saying something’s a communications problem: it doesn’t get you anywhere. The purpose of business is business. These days the goal is often to become a responsive, real-time business. The organization is what supports doing business better. Just Jay

Search Cube - An Alternate Search Method

Take an e-Learning Break

One of today's tips from the Smart Workers Guide to Social. Media online programme: [link]. search-cube is a visual search engine that presents web search results in a unique, three-dimensional cube interface. It shows previews of up to ninety-six websites, videos and images. Check it out: [link]. Other Search Engines: [link

Accounting and the Learning Professional

CLO Magazine

How much do I need to know about accounting and financial statements to run learning like a business? This is a recurring question and the answer is “Not that much.” The good news is that a little bit of knowledge about financial matters goes a long way. The bad news – for some anyway – is that some financial knowledge is essential for your success, and many have not been exposed to any in their formal education or on the job. You also will need to know how to read a monthly departmental expense (or income) report. That is basically it.

Seeking testers for a new learning game engine – Knowledge Guru™ A prize to the winner!

Bottom-Line Performance

Knowledge Guru is a game engine we at Bottom-Line Performance have been developing for the past year. We’re chomping at the bit to release the game engine to people so they can create their own learning games…but we also want to gather as much test feedback as we can before finalizing the first release. learn the facts and apply those facts to specific scenarios). 

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

eLearning Cyclops: A Few Things of Interest: #Storyboarding.

eLearning Cyclops

A Few Things of Interest: #Storyboarding & #LearningStyles. Several things of interest I recently wandered upon that I would like to share. Kevin Thorn, a.k.a. Nugget Head, recently published an article in eLearn Magazine

E-Learning authoring and the reuse of content


You don't want to duplicate any content if it is not necessary. The more copies you make the more complex your maintenance will be. In order to solve this, easygenerator offers you the 'page link' and the 'content link'. Page link. Sometimes you want to reuse a page as it is. For example you want to reuse a question (general pages are obviously also possible) from one course into another.

Create more effective e-Learning


In version 8 of easygenerator we have added some great functionality that will impact the effectiveness of your e-Learning. Today's learners expect e-learning to respond and adapt to their learning needs. With easygenerator, quiz questions and assessments can be tied to learning objectives and the course navigation will automatically change based on the outcome per assessment. How does it work?