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The paradox of augmented reality

E-Learning Provocateur

caught up with Scott in the harbour city and asked him the following questions… What are your favourite examples of augmented reality? (0:08). What opportunities exist for workplace education? (6:14). I was impressed with the examples of augmented reality cited by Scott. In contrast, Sun Seeker lays the sun’s trajectory over the real background.

Sun, Elite, and the future

Jay Cross

At the CLO Symposium, Karie Willyerd showed samples of how Sun Microsystems is preparing to greet the workforce of 2020. Sun is constructing a platform that makes the nuggets available; you can mine for them however you choose. The magic of Sun’s approach is that it accelerates informal learning. Sun and ILA are developing what I call learnscapes.

The sun sets on Becta

Learning with e's

Since its inception, Becta has been responsible for advising schools and colleges throughout the UK on how best to maximise the potential of ICT - information and communication technologies - in teaching and learning. So the British Educational Communication and Technology Agency (Becta) is no more, euthanised by the new UK coalition Government's first round of cuts.

How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

For example, if you build rapid elearning courses with Articulate products there are all sorts of resources available to you: Articulate’s Facebook page keeps you up-to-date on news and information. As you can see from the example above, if you use Articulate products there’s an entire network of people and an active community for you to be part of. And for good reason.

Sun Microsystems Uses Open Source and Enterprise Social Software to Build YouTube-Like Portal for Social Learning

Learning on the Leading Edge

If you are looking for a real-world example of what's possible when a corporate learning function decides to make formalizing informal learning a centerpiece of its strategy, look no further than Sun Microsystems. At Sun, the sales training group does not have sufficient budget or hours to meet all the training needs of sales professionals. By thoughtfully implementing a social learning environment called Sun Learning eXchange (SLX), the training function found an effective way to "do more with less." " What Did They Do? Viral Rollout.

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Sun Microsystems Uses Open Source and Enterprise Social Software to Build YouTube-Like Portal for Social Learning

Learning on the Leading Edge

If you are looking for a real-world example of what's possible when a corporate learning function decides to make formalizing informal learning a centerpiece of its strategy, look no further than Sun Microsystems. At Sun, the sales training group does not have sufficient budget or hours to meet all the training needs of sales professionals. By thoughtfully implementing a social learning environment called Sun Learning eXchange (SLX), the training function found an effective way to "do more with less." " What Did They Do? Viral Rollout.

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Sun Microsystems Uses Open Source and Enterprise Social Software to Build YouTube-Like Portal for Social Learning

Learning on the Leading Edge

If you are looking for a real-world example of what's possible when a corporate learning function decides to make formalizing informal learning a centerpiece of its strategy, look no further than Sun Microsystems. At Sun, the sales training group does not have sufficient budget or hours to meet all the training needs of sales professionals. By thoughtfully implementing a social learning environment called Sun Learning eXchange (SLX), the training function found an effective way to "do more with less." " What Did They Do? Viral Rollout.

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Sun Microsystems Uses Open Source and Enterprise Social Software to Build YouTube-Like Portal for Social Learning

Learning on the Leading Edge

If you are looking for a real-world example of what's possible when a corporate learning function decides to make formalizing informal learning a centerpiece of its strategy, look no further than Sun Microsystems. At Sun, the sales training group does not have sufficient budget or hours to meet all the training needs of sales professionals. By thoughtfully implementing a social learning environment called Sun Learning eXchange (SLX), the training function found an effective way to "do more with less." " What Did They Do? Viral Rollout.

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4 Writing Tips for Better Learning Content

Trina Rimmer

When it comes to writing learning content, information and ideas need to connect at an individual level and it’s our job to transform that raw content in a way that speaks to and with  the individual. Provide examples through things like scenarios, case studies, or let them hear from their peers and reach their own conclusions about the adjectives and the adverbs. . 4. Words.

Our digital future 4: Pervasive computing

Learning with e's

Now, for those who are unfamiliar with the Reform Symposium, let me explain: It's a 72 hour live web based symposium that follows the sun. There are endless examples of pervasive computing online, and a quick search will unearth some great ideas that have already been put into practice. All of the museum exhibits have information embedded within them. So what next?

21 Business Phrases that Should Never Be Used in eLearning (or in Business)

eLearning Brothers

Use this instead – Completely Transparent, Revealing Information. 2. An informal phrase to say something is done or produced hastily, or in a makeshift manner. The author John Heyward coined the phrase, “make hay while the sun still shines” in the book Proverbs, Epigrams and Miscellanies of John Heywood. Here are a few to scratch off your list: 1. Open the Kimono.

How to be a learning mythbuster

Making Change

For example, let’s say we have a client who believes in learning styles. For example, the extensive PDF report Learning to Think, Learning to Learn organizes research into specific, plain-English recommendations that are easy to read in short bursts. Expose myths to the sun. ” For example, here are some beliefs that affect our ability to design effective training.

Reinventing Organizations – Review

Learning and Working on the Web

They include organizations of all types, such as AES , Buurtzorg , FAVI , Morning Star , RHD , Sun Hydraulics , and Patagonia. Here are some examples of self-management: Job Title: No job titles. Crisis Management: Transparent information sharing. The examples come from all sectors and all sizes of organizations. What is a “Teal Organization”?

A Mobile Learning Example on the iPod Touch

Gram Consulting

Here’s a useful visual demo of how Sun delivers technical and sales training in small, searchable units that can be viewed at the moment of need.   For example a technical troubleshooting process can be reviewed while the actual work is being done or a short sales training module can be visited just before an important sales call. Navigation design, information architecture and visual design will all need special attention to ensure a useful experience for users. It’s an interesting experiment in informal learning at Sun.

On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning

eLearning 24-7

Allows learners to take courses on a tablet and other mobile devices and then when back online, re-synch with the SaaS system and transfer data and other information – i.e. course data. Healthcare, Pharmaceutical are just an example of two verticals that usage is high with tablets. Yeah I know its not the end of the year, when such forecasts tend to show up in droves. HTML5.

Recap ATD China Summit 2015

Kapp Notes

Wei provided good information about logistics and helped to distribute prizes in various categories to outstanding examples of learning excellence such as the Internet-based Operational Technical Training System by China Post Group and the Mobile Learning-Drive Blended Learning by China Mobile. Here are some sample screen shots she created in her company. Pac Man Cafe.

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Letting Go of the Need to Know Everything: Use Context Setting Learning Objectives

Vignettes Learning

How do we make sense of the huge barrage of information that we encounter on a daily basis? According to Dr. Daniel Levitin, PhD , author of the bestselling book This is Your Brain On Music, we process 34 gigabytes of information during our leisure time alone and we would have created a world with 300 exabytes of human made information. Preview the two examples below.

How to choose a #mobile device for #mLearning purposes

Ignatia Webs

GPS: that is increasingly important for geo-located learning as well, in those cases the GPS will know where you are at and offer you nearby information (shopping malls, geek stores, museums. Screen reflection: if you want to use your phone outside regularly, it is a good thing to check readability of the screen when you are outside, standing in the sun. Or is it of interest to you?

SuccessFactors Acquires Jambok - Is this Corporate Learning 3.0?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Jambok was the brainchild of Karie Willyerd and a small technical team at Sun, where Karie was the Chief Learning Officer and pioneered knowledge and video-sharing with the Sun Learning Exchange (SLX). Come to the conference and you will learn more about how to drive informal learning into your organization's culture.) The opportunity to add value is everywhere.

SuccessFactors Acquires Jambok - Is this Corporate Learning 3.0?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Jambok was the brainchild of Karie Willyerd and a small technical team at Sun, where Karie was the Chief Learning Officer and pioneered knowledge and video-sharing with the Sun Learning Exchange (SLX). Come to the conference and you will learn more about how to drive informal learning into your organization's culture.) The opportunity to add value is everywhere.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Kindly retain the contact information when you re-distribute the list or mount it on the web as that is how I receive updates. link] November 30-December 1, 2011 AfriHealth : Using IT to Establish Health Care Information Systems, Nairobi, Kenya. link] December 10-13, 2011 Technology Information Education Services (TIES) Educational Technology Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

The Coherent Organization

Jay Cross

The article describes The Coherent Organization , the Internet Time Alliance ‘s shorthand for a company where individuals are aligned with the organizational mission and information flows from outside in and back again in ways that accelerate work. The underlying concept is that organizations and their people are members of many different types of networks, for example, communities of practice, the company social network, and close-knit collaborative work teams. There’s nothing new under the sun. Co·her·ent  (k -hîr nt, -h r -) means. 1.  ” Pity. itateam.

Questions on Informal Learning and the Future of Corporate Training

Learning on the Leading Edge

Looking at best practices cases in companies like SUN, Best Buy, British Telecom, Qualcomm, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, behaviors are encouraged both explicitly and implicitly. The most obvious encouragement comes by having high profile business leaders and community managers lead by example. In terms of talent management, what are the metrics that are being used to demonstrate the impact of informal learning? On its face, the goals of informal learning are the same as for formal. It is a companion piece to our High Impact Learning Organization study.

Questions on Informal Learning and the Future of Corporate Training

Learning on the Leading Edge

Looking at best practices cases in companies like SUN, Best Buy, British Telecom, Qualcomm, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, behaviors are encouraged both explicitly and implicitly. The most obvious encouragement comes by having high profile business leaders and community managers lead by example. In terms of talent management, what are the metrics that are being used to demonstrate the impact of informal learning? On its face, the goals of informal learning are the same as for formal. It is a companion piece to our High Impact Learning Organization study.

Neuromarketing: The Light Side of Neuroscience

eLearningMind

Think about the last commercial you watched for a drug: An antidepressant, for example. The picture often changes, blurs, or becomes routine, signaling your brain that the included information isn’t important. Maybe he’s playing a round of golf with friends or suddenly enjoying the sun on his face. The Science of Influence. First, it’s the set up. Don’t we all?)

Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

Here’s a very quick summary of some of the responses regarding the added learning value of a voice-over as opposed to plain screen text: Audio provides an additional channel of information which the brain can process in parallel with the visual information [Kapp]. great deal more information per slide can be transferred with voice than with plain text. Some examples: 1.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

At the same time, we are shifting into an era in which knowledge work and learning occur where re-engineered business processes collide with a participative and interactive ecology of information flows. But like Pontiacs and Oldsmobiles, old-school ROI’s day in the sun is waning. Interview a statistically significant sample of the workforce to see if the hypothesis holds up.

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The Real Succession Plan For Steve Jobs: Apple Thinks Different With Apple University

Learning on the Leading Edge

Part of Jobs' leadership strength comes from his experience with technology innovation: Mac vs. Windows, NeXT vs. Sun, iPhone vs. Blackberry, and iPad and iOS vs. everyone else. This is an example of Apple "thinking different." This week's announcement of Steve Jobs' succession to Chairman puts the topic of success management back on the front page.

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The Real Succession Plan For Steve Jobs: Apple Thinks Different With Apple University

Learning on the Leading Edge

Part of Jobs' leadership strength comes from his experience with technology innovation: Mac vs. Windows, NeXT vs. Sun, iPhone vs. Blackberry, and iPad and iOS vs. everyone else. This is an example of Apple "thinking different." This week's announcement of Steve Jobs' succession to Chairman puts the topic of success management back on the front page.

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How to understand “Auld Lang Syne”

Dave's Whiteboard

Like, for example, how to build job aids. One way to look at a job aid: It’s information external to you (rather than inside your head). Frae morning sun till dine; Now seas between us braid hae roar’d. In the few days since my last post, I’ve spent time thinking about how people get better at producing results on the job. …to achieve acceptable results.

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The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Data shows that people tend to “read others posts” and information and not post themselves. If you are going to offer HD output and even push it – then you have to offer tablet capability – since the iPad for example offers the ability to have it seen in HD.  Even if you have never read Sun Tzu, the “ Art of War “, you should know how to strategize and how to win. The data is in, the results are interesting and the competition is growing.  What does it all mean? Early Signs for 2012. Perhaps they are unaware of the RCAT space as well. 

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Learning and Working on the Web

Corporations that understand the value of knowledge sharing, teamwork, informal learning and joint problem solving are investing heavily in collaboration technology and are reaping the early rewards. ~ Jay Cross. For example, the role of online community manager, a fast-growing field today, barely existed five years ago. All this information is incredibly valuable. Attractors.

The Effectiveness of Learning – deleting “instruction”

Learning Cafe

For example, “Provided with a wooden hammer and a flint stone (condition), the learner will demonstrate making two axes between one sun-up and one sun-down (performance) to the sharpness and weight tolerances set by Cave Industries (standard)”. Into the future though, as the merging of learning and work becomes more apparent than it is now, facilitated by increased levels of un-structured (informal) learning, we are likely to be in the business of collaborative work design. Here’s my rationale. ID came about naturally and much earlier; centuries in fact. 

Storyboarding The Visuals

The eLearning Coach

For example, use a graphic to show the internals of a machine the learner will need to repair in the real world. Here’s an example of working at the granular level. While designing a course about protected health information, I needed to explain what types of information are protected under US law. Rather than present all the different types of protected health information in a text list, I created a radial diagram with the word “PHI&# in the center (Protected Health Information) and lines coming out from the center like rays of the sun.

Re-imagining the Book

Jay Cross

Most managers don’t read books; they gather information on the web. information nuggets. From there, the book can delve into ways to do that, for example Dare2Share, the SUN Learning Exchange, accessing just-in-time tips via Twitter, mobile podcasts, Cisco’s communities of practice, and so forth. Background. By definition, unbooks are in perpetual beta. It was too beta.

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Knowledge Guru and BLP head to Training 2013 for Speaking and Expo

Bottom-Line Performance

little bit of professional development and fun in the sun in February never hurt anyone. We created Knowledge Guru as a solution to a problem we’ve seen over and over with our clients: Job related information is not always fun to learn… and it’s even tougher to remember. Hopefully, our examples of past work and ideas will be helpful to you in your upcoming projects.

Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Clocks measure working hours instead of the sun. For example, Google’s ubiquitous GMail service is still in Beta. Here are some practical examples for learning professionals: PROBE: Prototype; Field test; Accept Life in Beta; Welcome small failures. It’s premised on the beliefs that management has access to the necessary strategic information and knowledge. The U.S.