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Instructional Design and Rapid Prototyping: Rising from the Ashes of ADDIE

Social Learning

Tom Gram, one of my favorite bloggers, a few years ago responded to the hue and cry about ADDIE’s demise in the field of instructional design. In ADDIE is DEAD! Long Live ADDIE! , he talked about the love/hate relationship that many instructional designers and eLearning developers have had with ADDIE as they tried to keep up with business demands for speed and quality and as they observe process innovations such as rapid application development and iterative prototyping. For many years the five ADDIE phases were the foundation for the design of most systems. ADDIE vs. Rapid Prototyping. 2007).

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Amit Garg on #mLearning in the #workplace

Ignatia Webs

As mLearning is still growing in interest from a variety of stakeholders (government, corporate, education), it is always great to read a short presentation that brings everything together. mLearning eLearning

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More fabulous learning spaces

Learning with e's

The space in which a child learns is important. If a school gets it wrong, learning can be constrained or even completely stifled. remember the dire environment that was provided for me as a kid in one particular school. The rooms had bare floorboards, and the desks were fixed to the floor in one school. The classroom echoed with every footstep, and there was no central heating. Unported License.

INFOGRAPHIC – Transforming Cubicleville, USA: How Office Design Effects Productivity and Happiness

Mindflash

It’s been found that full-time employees spend 33 percent of their waking hours at their workplace – that a third of your life spent at the office! It’s no wonder, then, that your working environment can have such a big impact on your happiness and productivity. Many startups have realized this and created gorgeous, open offices for their employees. click image to enlarge).

How to Choose Between On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training

Not sure whether to offer on-demand or instructor-led training, or both? Each has its pros and cons and your decision will depend on your organization’s needs and goals. Download this eBook to learn which option is better at scale, as well as the resources needed to implement each training type.

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A Glimpse of Your Future Workforce – Now in Middle School

Janet Clarey

Six months ago Thomas Suarez , a 6th grader from Los Angeles, spoke at a TEDS event about the making and sale of an “app”  he created on his own – “ Bustin Jieber ” (a whack-a-mole type anti-Justin-Bieber game.)  ( There’s nearly 2 million views of the video on YouTube so you may have seen it.) Anyway, he’s quite eloquent and now owns his own company.

The college in transition

Learning and Working on the Web

I really enjoyed my visit to Algonquin College in Ottawa today. I met many motivated educational change agents who are looking at how they can improve their learning environment, with and without technology. The campus is home to a wide range of students, though I was surprised that most are under 24 years of age. I had expected more mid-career students. It’s perpetual Beta. Learning PKM

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Allison Rosset Guest Post: Evaluation—Words Into Action?

The Learning Circuits

This is one of those topics that never goes away. It reigns supreme in just about every needs study for workplace learning professionals. We say we want to do more and know more. We are eager to check out more tools, and get a better handle on the situation. The topic—evaluation. We speak fluent Kirkpatrick. When workplace learning and performance (WLP) professionals are asked about the four levels of evaluation, in the USA and beyond, they respond in unison: “Level 1 is reaction, 2 is knowledge; 3 is behavior in the workplace; and Level 4 is results.” But knowing is not doing, not even close.

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Marc My Words: The End of Books by Marc J. Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

As we find new and better ways to create, store, manage, and, especially, share knowledge, what else changes? Perhaps it is that our key role moves from production to decision-making and advice on content and learning quality. Marc reflects on keeping our eyes on what really matters. Design Strategies Future Trends Management Techniques Professional Development

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

In this whitepaper, you will discover the main reasons why the LMS alone is no longer meeting the needs of the modern learner. More importantly, you will learn what you can do to enhance its value.

OpenSesame Now Features International Business Courses from Cegos

OpenSesame

We are proud to announce a great new addition to the OpenSesame training marketplace: eLearning courses from Cegos,  the leading global provider of management, finance, marketing, sales and operations content localized into 13 languages, including French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Chinese and Arabic.  Right Press Releases

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Social business takes social learning

Jay Cross

Join Jane Hart and me for an online conversation on Wednesday 23 May 18.30-19.30 pm GMT, 13.30-14.30 pm ET, 10.30-11.30 am PT. We will talk about whatever you want to talk about. Leave your questions below. Better still, become a member of the Social Learning Centre ( free ) and leave your questions in the  In Conversation with Jay Cross group  there. Just Jay

TITHING FOR TEACHERS: FOR A LEGACY OF EXCELLENCE, A LIFETIME OF TANGIBLE THANKS

Wonderful Brain

This is National Teacher Appreciation Week, an opportunity to celebrate great teachers. While attention is focused let me float an outrageous idea. Though I don’t have the workings of this proposal completely flushed out I hope to instigate a dialogue and let you continue the conversation. believe teachers are underpaid. And underappreciated. Let me back up a sec: What brought this top of mind are commercials currently airing (and somewhat self-aggrandizing) for the energy industry. Not to the school or district—but directly. Henry Adams) would be a paradigm for the nation. That’s the plan.

A Glimpse of Your Future Workforce – Now in Middle School

Learning on the Leading Edge

Six months ago Thomas Suarez , a 6th grader from Los Angeles, spoke at a TEDS event about the making and sale of an "app" he created on his own - " Bustin Jieber " (a whack-a-mole type anti-Justin-Bieber game.) ( There's nearly 2 million views of the video on YouTube so you may have seen it.) Anyway, he's quite eloquent and now owns his own company. " Amen.

Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Mike Raines & Damian Liska

Everything E-Learning

Learn about Lectora e-Learning software at the 2012 User Conference in an expert session presented by Mike Raines and Damian Liska

A Glimpse of Your Future Workforce – Now in Middle School

Learning on the Leading Edge

Six months ago Thomas Suarez , a 6th grader from Los Angeles, spoke at a TEDS event about the making and sale of an "app" he created on his own - " Bustin Jieber " (a whack-a-mole type anti-Justin-Bieber game.) ( There's nearly 2 million views of the video on YouTube so you may have seen it.) Anyway, he's quite eloquent and now owns his own company. " Amen.

Why the Buzz around Employee Recognition?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Across the last 18 months or so, we have received an increasing number of questions about the role of employee recognition in today’s organizations. To answer those questions better, we embarked on a new research initiative focused on understanding the world of recognition and its role within talent management. We are now beginning to publish the outcomes of that research. In June, we will publish our first-ever benchmarking report on employee recognition. Further, many of those same organizations reduced portions of their workforce. Most of these changes are here to stay. Stacia.

Why the Buzz around Employee Recognition?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Across the last 18 months or so, we have received an increasing number of questions about the role of employee recognition in today’s organizations. To answer those questions better, we embarked on a new research initiative focused on understanding the world of recognition and its role within talent management. We are now beginning to publish the outcomes of that research. In June, we will publish our first-ever benchmarking report on employee recognition. Further, many of those same organizations reduced portions of their workforce. Most of these changes are here to stay. Stacia.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Why the Buzz around Employee Recognition?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Across the last 18 months or so, we have received an increasing number of questions about the role of employee recognition in today’s organizations. To answer those questions better, we embarked on a new research initiative focused on understanding the world of recognition and its role within talent management. We are now beginning to publish the outcomes of that research. In June, we will publish our first-ever benchmarking report on employee recognition. Further, many of those same organizations reduced portions of their workforce. Most of these changes are here to stay. Stacia.

A Glimpse of Your Future Workforce – Now in Middle School

Learning on the Leading Edge

Six months ago Thomas Suarez , a 6th grader from Los Angeles, spoke at a TEDS event about the making and sale of an "app" he created on his own - " Bustin Jieber " (a whack-a-mole type anti-Justin-Bieber game.) ( There's nearly 2 million views of the video on YouTube so you may have seen it.) Anyway, he's quite eloquent and now owns his own company. While he's clearly much further ahead than the majority of 6th graders I know, his actions offer a glimpse of our future workforce. " Amen. My son is a gamer. His current game of choice is Call of Duty (COD).