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The Hardest Four Years

Living in Learning

<God Alert:>This piece is not my usual rant about some aspect about corporate learning. It still is about learning, but is tagged for the Learning About Living side of the Living in Learning blog. Some might ask, “Why combine something like this in a corporate learning blog?” I in turn would ask, “How can God [.]. Learning About Living Choices highschool years LinkedIn making tough choices Young Life

L&D Capability in Australia – Conversations from UnConference

Learning Cafe

Improving L&D capability lies at the heart of the Learning Café. This follows from the changing scope of L&D in our organisations and the need to review the underlying skills to realise the opportunities that we are constantly faced with. ” (Sloman, 2010, p8). In particular, L&D is no longer a “trainer-centric activity” that occurs in a classroom. Change agent.

Writing & Grammar: Avoid Using False Subjects

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby    The subject and the verb are two of the most important items in a sentence. The subject is typically the first unit of meaning in a sentence and the verb is the second. Together they form the core content of the sentence: The angry chickadee chased the marauding squirrel from the feeder. By starting with the unique subject and a specific action, you create a strong and interesting sentence. However, many of us don't write our training and business documents that way. And where are the true subject and the true action hidden? In this case "installed."

E-Learning? Ja!

E-Learning Provocateur

Last month I attended the Didacta education fair in Hannover, Germany. knew it was a big event, but I had underestimated just how big. It was MASSIVE. Five cavernous halls – each larger than several football fields – promoted the full gamut of the education sector: child care, primary school, high school, further education, workplace training and accreditation. • 3D animation.

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.

#LMS Confusion…

Tayloring it

… is probably the best way of describing how I felt after reading some preliminary findings from the ‘ LMSwishlist ‘ that Redtray have been conducting. If I’m honest I’m not a big fan of all the L&D online surveys that seem to be doing the rounds nowadays for 2 reasons. There seems to be about 1 survey a month (at the very least)! About RSS feeds?

Leveling the Software-procurement Playing Field by Richard Wyles

Learning Solutions Magazine

Procurement practices often tend to favor (not always intentionally) the proprietary software business model. This means that organizations may miss out on the benefits of looking at all the source options. In this article, the author presents the case for modifying the practices to consider the factors influencing the purchasing decision. Management Strategies Tools

LMS Confusion…

Tayloring it

… is probably the best way of describing how I felt after reading some preliminary findings from the ‘ LMSwishlist ‘ that Redtray have been conducting. Share/Bookmark

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Kindle Highlights Social Learning

Marcia Conner

When you look at the kindle edition of books on Amazon.com, you can now see what other people have highlighted in their editions of the ebook. This means you can now have a fabulous way to share what you’re learning and a socially-generated way to learn from others. It’s sort of like Cliff-notes for the digital era. Training often gives people solutions to problems already solved.

Ceridian Transforms: A New Phoenix Rises

Learning on the Leading Edge

The phoenix is a mythical bird that, after an exceedingly long life, ignites itself, and arises from the ashes to begin yet another long life. While the analogy rarely applies to the corporate world, it may be apt for Ceridian. Ceridian, long known as a services bureau that provides outsourced payroll and other services, has added a software product to its solution set. Dayforce is also supported on mobile devices that run Android and Apple iOS on iPhones, iPad, and iPod touch. Dayforce has 500 clients in the U.S. and Canada; more than 200 are live today. Background. In the U.S., Conclusion.

Ceridian Transforms: A New Phoenix Rises

Learning on the Leading Edge

The phoenix is a mythical bird that, after an exceedingly long life, ignites itself, and arises from the ashes to begin yet another long life. While the analogy rarely applies to the corporate world, it may be apt for Ceridian. Ceridian, long known as a services bureau that provides outsourced payroll and other services, has added a software product to its solution set. Dayforce is also supported on mobile devices that run Android and Apple iOS on iPhones, iPad, and iPod touch. Dayforce has 500 clients in the U.S. and Canada; more than 200 are live today. Background. In the U.S., Conclusion.

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