Fri.Feb 24, 2012

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Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning

Social Learning

Mobile learning seems to be creating a lot of excitement in the learning community these days. quick Google search turns up lots of interesting information about the topic. For example, according to a report published by Ambient Insight Research, the US market for mobile learning products and services reached $958.7 million in 2010. They project that revenues will reach $1.82 billion by 2015.

Gestando la Revolución del Aprendizaje Móvil [en Español]

mLearning Revolution

Bienvenidos a una nueva sección de mi Blog donde encontrarán información en Español. Después de un poco más de dos meses de mi salida de Adobe , donde trabajé como Evangelista Técnico por más de 6 años para la línea de productos de aprendizaje electrónico (eLearning), mucha gente me pregunta qué haré ahora y me gustaría compartir un poquito acerca de eso en este artículo. Conforme publico información en este Blog, uno de los temas que más me apasiona es esta revolución increíble de la que todos somos testigos: la “ tecnología móvil. Bueno, eso es todo por ahora. Hasta la próxima. Gracias!

Sights, Sounds, Thoughts and Criticisms – Sydney Learning Cafe UnConference 2012

Learning Cafe

Register here for the Melbourne Learning Cafe UnConference to be held later this year. To receive a copy of the position paper “Near Future of Learning in Australia” register for the Learning Cafe Blog weekly newsletter on our home page (right had top corner). After welcoming he participants.,each Some possible solutions were discussed. Value for money and the venue was rated highly.

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Why Harry Redknapp is the best instructional designer this industry never had

Spicy Learning

As the approver-in-chief of our blog is an Arsenal fan, I’m unsure that this entry will ever make it on to our website, but here it goes anyway. This Sunday (26 th February), Spurs will make the short journey to face neighbours Arsenal, in a fixture commonly referred to as the North London derby. An example of some more elaborate football tactics. Blended learning Blog Development e-Learnin

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Step 1: Define the population


Over the past year we have been publishing extracts from The New Learning Architect. We continue with the second part of chapter 11: It’s possible to apply the model very generally across a large population, say an organisation’s entire workforce, and this may help in making very general policy decisions; but the model will be most useful when applied to a relatively heterogeneous group, whether that’s a vertical slice of the organisation (by department, by division, by region) or horizontal (by management level, by level of experience and so on). What devices are provided?

When to build a job aid, part 2: ask the task

Dave's Whiteboard

The previous post in this series covered the initial go/no-go decisions: are you required to build a job aid? Does a need for rate or speed make a job aid impractical? If the answer in both cases is no, then you don’t have  to build a job aid, yet there’s no reason not to (so far).  A good way forward at this point is to consider the characteristics of the real-world performance you have in mind. You can go about this in many ways, but the following questions quickly cover a lot of the territory. ? ? ?. How often does someone perform the task? Asking “how frequent is frequent?”

How Training Toughens Up Employees and Improves Your Brand


After several years on life support, the American economy is starting to show stirrings of life. But it’s clear that even if unemployment numbers are dropping, we aren’t soon likely to return to our parents’ economy (or our grandparents’, for that matter). Between fierce competition and lightening-fast technology improvements, we’re now in an age of perpetual job uncertainty. And that poses a three-pronged challenge to workers, employers, and training professionals: How should these they handle the reality that stable, decades-long jobs are a thing of the past?

Humans are ‘naturally nice’

Learning and Working on the Web

Tweet Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via Twitter this past week. milouness – “ As technology & knowledge allow people to handle more complexity, old categories of simplification become less useful. ” – via @sandymaxey. “ In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. Mark Twain” via Roger Schank. Institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution.  ~ Clay Shirky” – via @surreallyno @flowchainsensei. Friday's Finds

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.

Adobe eLearning Evangelist Allen Partridge on #eLearnChat: Captivate to HTML5, iPad, iOS, Mobile, facebook, Community & Secret Behind the Scenes Sneaks

Adobe Captivate

In case you missed it, below is the video of my eLearnChat interview with Rick Zanotti and Jean Franzblau. Watch it for a number off great surprises, including ‘what I do in my spare time,’ a sneak of the amazing performance and Advanced Action support in the next generation of Captivate to HTML5 output, thoughts [.]. Whats new

Reflections from the Sydney Learning Café UnConference

Learning Cafe

The format of every UnConference that I’ve been to has been different. The design of the event that was a great balance between structured and unstructured discussions that the audience of 50 learning and development professionals engaged with quickly. Each of the streams had a corner of the large room where fast paced quality conversations happen.  Maybe some of the discussions were a bit too fastpaced and more time would always be great to explore the ideas in more depth. Some stages of the day were spent as a whole group in more classic UnConference open space sessions. 

SAP's Bold Move with SuccessFactors: Lots of Work to Do

Learning on the Leading Edge

This week SuccessFactors and SAP announced their integration plans. Simply stated, the combined companies plan to move all their strategic talent management investments from SAP HCM and Business ByDesign into SuccessFactors, and build Employee Central (SuccessFactors' central directory product) into its core cloud-based HRMS offering. This is a bold and somewhat risky strategy.