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Through the 70:20:10 Looking Glass

Performance Learning Productivity

This is the second of three posts adapted from articles written for Inside Learning Technologies & Skills magazine. The original has been published here. The third article will be posted here a little while after it has been published in the magazine for the Learning Technologies Conference and Exhibition in London 26-27 January 2012. In the first

Profile of a learning architect: Dick Moore

Clive on Learning

Throughout my book The New Learning Architect I take time out to look at real-life examples of learning architects in action. In this final profile, w e look at the work of a learning architect who has worked within what is very much a top-down learning environment and on a very large scale. Dick’s work at learndirect helped to ensure 2.8 Since 2000 it has used technology to enable more than 2.8

50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011

ID Reflections

Inspired by JaneHart’s Top100 Articles of 2011 , I thought I should put down at least the top 50 thathas made me reflect and ponder in the past one year, has changed the way I dothings and shaped quite a bit of my work-life decisions. Not all the posts havebeen written in 2011, but since I either stumbled across them in 2011 or readthem with greater appreciation this year, I thought it fair to include these inthe list. have divided them across five categories for easy reference. From the categories, you willbe able to see what has influenced me the most in the past one year. approaches?

Contexts and Choices: Learning Strategies in 2012 by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

In 2012, without a learning strategy (whether for their organizations or for themselves) and without. development strategy, professionals in the learning business (training, education, or what-have- you) will be seriously challenged by the most fundamental decisions. The key to strategy is context. Design Strategies Development Strategies Learning 2.0 Management Strategies

Steps to make your Flash courses mobile compatible

Stuck with a bunch of Flash-based courses that cannot be viewed on mobile devices? This eBook will take you through the steps to convert existing courses into HTML 5 format and make it compatible with the latest devices and browsers.

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2011: My year in blog posts, presentations and other resources

Jane Hart

This is my second blog post reviewing 2011. Today, I take a look at some the key moments of my own year in terms of resources, blog posts and presentations I have produced. January. In January I published my Social Learning Handbook (both as a paperback and a PDF). This book aggregated a lot of my thinking and activities from 2010. Social learning

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A Year of “The Performance Improvement Blog” in Review

The Peformance Improvement

It’s that time of year again. It seems like everyone has their top this or top that from 2011. Not to be left out, I thought I would do a little year-end reflecting of my own. Throughout 2011, I used this blog to shed some light on critical leadership and management issues. The topics ranged from “the vision thing”, to shaping organizational culture, to improving the effectiveness of employee training programs, to building trust, to breaking down communication silos, to doing better presentations, to seeing organizational blind spots, to increasing employee engagement, and more.

Create, Collaborate

Learning and Working on the Web

Tweet This cartoon, by Hugh Macleod of  GapingVoid , pretty well sums up my last few years. The Internet has allowed me to self-publish at will and get connected to a growing network of people, several of whom I have had opportunities to collaborate with. There are no more hierarchies between creation and collaboration. We live in a most interesting time in history. Communities InternetTime

Learning Registry Plugfest 2

Aaron Silvers

A few weeks ago, the second Learning Registry Plugfest took place at the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) headquarters in Boulder, Colorado. Over the course of two days the community gathered together, worked across organizations (and technologies) and surfaced some critically important questions and ideas the will drive the next wave of development for the Learning Registry  (@learningreg).

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.

Does Slide Count Matter?

eLearning Brothers

I recently read a great blog post by Articulates Tom Kuhlmann, titled Here’s Why Slide Count is Irrelevant to Your E-Learning Course. In the post he mentions the following key points: Screen count does not matter to the elearner…what matters, is the interaction built into the course. Do not auto-advance the slides in your course. Some people are fast readers, some are not, and some want to review the slide information before progressing through the course. Give the control to the learner! Finally, three tips for creating productive eLearning: Break the content into bite-size chunks.