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This Dummy is No Dummy

Kapp Notes

When most training and education developers think of simulations, they think of online simulations or if you talk to an airline pilot she might mention a flight simulator. Sounds like they need some practice. Enter medical mannequins also known as patient simulators. These gadgets are the medical equivalent of flight simulators. One such medical mannequin is named iStan.

Will at Work Learning: FREE Research Report on Feedback

Will at Work Learning

call me crazy, but i think it's important to invest in the research base for our field. i've spent a good chunk of the last year reviewing research from the world's preeminent refereed journals in regard to how to give learners feedback

Online collaboration

Jay Cross

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Making Six Sigma Training Fun

Learning Visions

So Many Ducks OK. Maybe it's not possible to make Six Sigma eLearning fun. But I've tried. And to be honest, it wasn't quite Six Sigma, but close. This manufacturing process training course was originally delivered as a four hour plus

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Internet Time Blog » Interesting sites

Jay Cross

the sextet shares a few non-learning sites that may interest you. jon husband's wirearchy blog provides an alternate point of view on corporations, technology and organizational development. jon's focus is on the “social architecture

I Report Bugs - Do You?

Tony Karrer

I received an email telling me that my blog was having problems (showing code all over the page). I quickly checked and didn't see a problem and sent an email back. The response I received was: Your blog looks fine now. Sorry for wasting your time. What a misconception. The person had taken the time to report a possible bug on my site. In my mind they are doing me a huge favor. Most of the time I report bugs. And this extends beyond the online world. If I'm at a restaurant, I will try to tell the manager about an issue - most of the time not to fix it, just to make them aware. is this the norm?

You ask for some online games.I give you the FBI.

Kapp Notes

Ok, so one of my favorite quotes in Die Hard is when Hans and Theo are trying to get into the vault and Theo is not sure how they are going to get past a certain lock and then, the FBI agents (Johnson and Johnson)cut the power circuits thus opening the vault and Hans says "The circuits which cannnot be cut locally are cut automatically in response to a terrorist attack.

Making Six Sigma Training Fun

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Experiencing E-Learning » Community Size & Connection Strength

Experiencing eLearning

britt watwood asked a thought-provoking question in a comment, and he graciously agreed to let me promote his comment to a post. a question i think for all of us - which ties in with shirky's latest book - is at what point does a

Twitter Status

Tony Karrer

My twitter status just changed. Sue Waters - who I met through the posts: Reframing Conference Social Tool Participatio and Social Conference Tools - Expect Poor Results yesterday walked me through what she had done at a couple of conferences. See her page: mlearn2007 by others and mlearn2007 my notes. Along the way, she convinced me that Twitter was something that I should stop resisting. She did this by sending a tweet out that asked how Twitter helped people with their personal learning. She quickly got back: dmcordell @dswaters Hi, Sue. I'm the only LMS in a rural district. Great for PD.


Online Presentation for ELearning! Magazine

Kapp Notes

Join me on Tuesday May 13, 2008 for an online presentation titled Increasing Learner performance Through Interactivity. The time is 10:00 AM PST which is 1:00 EST. The presentation description: Designing engaging interactive instruction can help learners increase knowledge and performance. Learn how to use instructional strategies to develop interactive exercises and activities that support on-the-job performance. Review five key design strategies that encourage interactivity. See examples of interactive exercises and explore the possibilities of adding similar activities to your instruction.

Learnlets » Social Nutworking

Clark Quinn

It's not the well-meaning people who are nuts, it's the proliferation of ways in which to network; it's completely nuts! In recent weeks I've received invitations to join Pulse, FriendFeed, Naymz, Twitter, and now Diigo (and I'm

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Experiencing E-Learning » Daily Bookmarks 05/04/2008

Experiencing eLearning

impress your friends and co-workers: obscure firefox keyword search » cogdogblog. set up a keyword search in firefox for any site that has a search box. handy little trick, with directions and a useful example

EDEN on the Tagus

Learning with e's

This year's EDEN ( European Distance and Elearning Network ) conference looks like being a real blast. It will be in Lisbon, Portugal, in the middle of June. Last week, I was informed that my paper had been accepted (I will be talking about blogs, would you believe?) and so this week I booked my hotel. Today the message below was sent from EDEN to all delegates, and it looks very appetising.

Wdigets Conference 2008

Vignettes Learning

Stay tuned for the Widget Summit [link] Check some of the sessions and speakers. Although this may seem too geeky for the average trainer and learning officer, this illustrates how organizations continue to make our lives better with improved widgets in social networking, mobile learning, etc.

Losing weight, in theory

Jay Cross

In my quest to lose weight. I've given up ports and a DVD drive. Steve Jobs is a mastermind. The Mac Air is just enough smaller and sleeker than its peers that it's in a different category than the MacBook it replaces. I cart this little slab around the house with me. Architecture can be jarring. This is just south of Market, San Francisco.

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Daily Bookmarks 05/03/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Dave's Whiteboard » Blog Archive » Think and do? Dave Ferguson explains at the end of this post his “three links out&# idea. You read a post on one of your regular blogs, then click a link (1). From there, click another link (2). From that place, click a third link (3). This brings you outside your regular circle of reading so you’re explosed to new people and ideas. Seems like a good lifelong learning technique. tags: blog , conversation , connection , lifelonglearning. The Heart of Innovation: The Top 100 Lamest Excuses for Not Innovating. tags: change , orgculture.


Learning with e's

The new free satellite service being offered across the UK probably won't cause any dramatic changes in pay-to-view TV in the coming months. But we could certainly see the demise of FreeView, which the new service could make completely redundant. So, no change there then. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Coming for your job.or at least the way you do it now.

Mark Oehlert

( photo credit ) I keep telling people that the whole "Web X.0 thing" (I thought I had that original idea this morning, Googled it and found like 520,000 results with the oldest one seeming to date from 2005 by Joi Ito - 2005 in Web Time being something akin to the Paleoproterozoic ) really reminds of the introduction of e-learning. The other similarity is inevitability. Web X.0 Change.

Legend of the Motorcycle

Jay Cross

Today Uta and I drove to Half Moon Bay for an impressive motorcycle c oncourse d’elegance. Slide show. When I was 14, I bought a Peugeot BB Sport cyclomoteur , a 50cc motorbike, the perfect ride for an American teenager living just outside Paris for a couple of years. Back in the States, I had no occasion to ride a two-wheeler until a college buddy dropped by my house on his BMW R50.

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Cognitive Age, Training, Memory, Instructional Technologies, & Captcha

Big Dog, Little Dog

The Cognitive Age - New York Times. We're moving into a more demanding cognitive age. In order to thrive, people are compelled to become better at absorbing, processing and combining information. The globalization paradigm emphasizes the fact that information can now travel 15,000 miles in an instant. These abstractions, called "the Chinese" or "the Indians," are doing this or that. Training Zone.

TMI worries? Chill.

Janet Clarey

Ever had a stranger ask you about something you wrote about on your blog? At first I’m a bit ‘huh?’ ’ but then I remember that um, hello…anyone can read this. My Mom. My next door neighbor. My boss. My former co-workers. My dog if he had thumbs (or if someone scrolled for him). Sometimes I worry that the personal information I share here will tick someone off. The worry is usually an afterthought (too bad for some) and something I get over soon enough. In a f2f situation, I’d need you to buy me at least one beer to get this type of information). dooce

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Oh well.had to get back to work anyway.

Mark Oehlert

I keep coming back to this intact cohort idea. Main | Coming for your job.or at least the way you do it now. » May 05, 2008. Oh well.had to get back to work anyway. Kon_down. May 05, 2008 in Games | Permalink. TrackBack

Internet Time Blog » From collaboratories to public space

Jay Cross

i'm going to this. anyone need a ride from berkeley? from collaboratories to public space: bringing the world to students and putting classrooms in the wild. from science to social studies, from math to music, students are finding new

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