The paradox of augmented reality
MAY 26, 2013
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
SEPTEMBER 27, 2008
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 Sunâ€™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
MAY 24, 2010
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)
JANUARY 26, 2010
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.
Our digital future 4: Pervasive computing
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
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)
OCTOBER 14, 2014
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
JANUARY 7, 2015
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.
Letting Go of the Need to Know Everything: Use Context Setting Learning Objectives
AUGUST 19, 2015
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.
On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
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
DECEMBER 10, 2015
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.
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
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
NOVEMBER 14, 2012
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.
Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality
OCTOBER 20, 2010
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.
Neuromarketing: The Light Side of Neuroscience
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
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?)
Not Your Father’s ROI
JUNE 28, 2009
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.
The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market
JANUARY 18, 2012
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.
The Golden Keys to Personal Productivity
JANUARY 10, 2017
Take the example of Mark Zuckerberg. Notifications from corporate social media, emails and texts, combine to generate a never-ending flow of information that can ultimately kill your productivity. If you feel overwhelmed by the amount of information you must deal with on an everyday basis, combine it all into one list of tasks. How, you ask? Let’s have a closer look. Apply
The Effectiveness of Learning – deleting “instruction”
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
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
AUGUST 19, 2009
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.
The Prehistoric Learning Metric Still Roaming the Earth Today
JUNE 6, 2016
Spared the typical hours of tracking an injured beast under the hot sun, the hunters enjoyed a rare easy day, expending few calories yet consuming many. Gorg replies: –“From rising of sun to setting of sun, until the rains come.” Jane is understanding and retaining the information more than Jim. Parg no want to just carry dead antelope.” When Parg throw spear?”
Re-imagining the Book
JUNE 20, 2011
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.
Knowledge Guru and BLP head to Training 2013 for Speaking and Expo
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
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
MARCH 19, 2012
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.
Virtual Worlds Conference at UT Austin
APRIL 3, 2009
On Thursday, the winning papers submitted to Management Information Services Quarterly ( MISQ ) special edition on Virtual Worlds. David’s talk was truly inspiring and a GREAT example of how they are able to leverage the virtual world for a very noble cause. I had the good fortune of keynoting the Virtual Worlds conference at UT Austin. You can see the agenda here.
Time Is Money
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
MARCH 27, 2010
Here’s an example. At the end of the last century, Sun Microsystems was a high-flier in the workstation business. Sun was bringing 120 new salespeople a month to a one-week immersion course in Santa Clara. The new hires went through briefings on equipment, applications, competition, Sun, and more. Couldn’t Sun provide at least one more week of sales training?
How Mobile Devices Will Continue To Shape HR Departments in the Future?
Your Training Edge
MARCH 13, 2015
If there’s one apparent example of virtual reality for training, then it will be the military VR training for army, navy, and air force in the United States. Jennifer has been featured on various websites for her continuous efforts to produce quality content and informative insights to readers worldwide. More HR applications and solutions. NetSuite TribeHR. 2. SumTotal. 3. NaturalHR.
Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources
AUGUST 25, 2010
Creating scenarios for learning - a four-step guide - Bottom-Line Performance , May 27, 2009 If you are creating a sales training course, for example, your challenge might be the need to increase sales in a territory. Case studies of corporate (social) learning - March 12, 2010 The Business Case for Social Learning , Accenture, Point of View, April 2009 Sun Learning eXchange " When the companys sales division reduced training hours and budget, Sun Learning Services (SLS) needed to get strategic. Here are some examples of social learning in organisations. Gable.
Down But Not Quite Out: what can we learn from the plights of Learning Tree International and Readers Digest?
Performance Learning Productivity
AUGUST 22, 2009
It seems that Reader's Digest hasn't come to terms with the way that people get their information, and their laughs, these days. Our Changing Expectations Firstly, many CLOs in large corporations around the world now subscribe to the view that most organisational learning is informal and even where formal learning is used they expect more than a one-off event from their suppliers.
Speaking and Workshop Services
JUNE 2, 2009
Dr. Karrer’s experience is diverse including founding CTO of eHarmony, associate professor of Computer Science, and consultant to Credit Suisse, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun, Symbol Technologies and many others. Email Tony for his speaking fee information ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). Enjoyed being able to see live examples. and Ph.D.
DECEMBER 18, 2009
To be a good corporate citizen, the firm must use that policy to inform action. For example, today we screened The Burning Season in-house, which we followed up with a talk by the protagonist, Dorjee Sun – CEO of Carbon Conservation. COP15 was a fiasco. Why bother? The fact is: Governments can’t govern very well. All they really can do is tax. Corporate citizenship.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives
DECEMBER 20, 2007
Michael showed us an example of the "drama" approach you cited, Cammy, and it was extremely effective. VERY engaging and it certainly salted the oats for the learners to really WANT to know the information. Does it share an organizational norm or information about the culture that would be of interest to people? 4. But I find them painfully boring to read and to write. Really?
Lectora User Conference Showcase: But Does It Work?
MAY 2, 2012
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Spotlight on Lectora User Conference Opener Jeremy Gutsche
JANUARY 26, 2012
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JANUARY 7, 2007
For example in World of WarCraft one of the quests is to battle Ragnorosâ€”a type of fire god. In the Metaverse, status is a function of two things: access to restricted environments (such as the Black Sun, an exclusive Metaverse club) and technical acumen (often demonstrated by the sophistication of one's avatar). the US Dollar or the Euro.)