Organizational Learning in the Age of Ideas
The Peformance Improvement
MAY 27, 2016
That “Steam Engine” mindset, as described by Jonathan Gifford and Mark Powell in their new book, My Steam Engine Is Broken: Taking the organization from the industrial era to the Age of Ideas , creates a command-and-control culture that has become a barrier to success in companies today. Most organizations are “locked in an industrial mindset.”
8 eLearning Design Ideas for Graphic Designers
JANUARY 23, 2015
For example, don’t use a light bulb or thinking bubble icon to represent an idea. Keep a sketchbook or online idea book to draw or jot down something when a new idea sparks. What eLearning design ideas do you have? invite you to share your design ideas below. The post 8 eLearning Design Ideas for Graphic Designers appeared first on eLearning Brothers.
Ideas for Sketchnotes
Dont Waste Your Time
NOVEMBER 12, 2015
But what i love is seeing what other people do and seeing if I can adapt and include in my own ‘repertoire’ So, where can you find ideas … try Google Image search ! I’ve not had many opportunities to sketchnote in the past few months, but I keep the practice up by trying different style, different fonts, different ‘thinking’ and concepts.
Ideas For ELearning Engagement
JANUARY 7, 2016
Instructional designers can easily add some engagement points in even the shortest of elearning courses to “spice it up” If you are creating an online course and are trying to figure out ways to create learner engagement, then check out the list of ideas below. Engagement Ideas For Your Courses. As great as elearning is, it still can be incredibly boring.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
They have a built-in support group to ask questions, share ideas, and evaluate. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. of learners. busy trainers? You’re. goals. groups.
10 eLearning Game Ideas for Instructional Designers
SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
Here are 10 simple eLearning game ideas that even non-programmer eLearning Designers can implement into their course design: Put Some Skin in the Game: Before the learner does anything, tell them what they’re about to do and ask them to “lock in” a guess as to how many they think they can identify, answer, pass, spot, etc. These ideas and many other gaming strategies are up for grabs.
ideas in perpetual beta
Learning and Working on the Web
JUNE 13, 2016
It made me think about how to present these core ideas in the simplest way. I was discussing my work with a friend and was asked what were the main themes I talked about when I was on the stage. It’s probably too complicated for a series of tweets, but let’s see if these can be encapsulated in a blog post. If not, a major paper will have to be developed. Nobody has the answers. Key Post
Where I Get Blog Post Ideas
DECEMBER 22, 2015
They ask how I come up with ideas, especially when I’ve been blogging so long. My ideas for posts come from several sources. It also helps to sit down sometimes and just brainstorm topic ideas or potential post titles. Image Credit: Idea! When I talk to people about starting a blog, they often state they don’t have anything to write about.
Good Ideas Are Not Enough
APRIL 30, 2013
The post Good Ideas Are Not Enough appeared first on Social Learning Blog. Ignaz Semmelweis was obsessed. Giving birth was a dangerous activity in the mid 1800′s. In Europe the mortality rate for new mothers averaged around 10%. At the time no one knew the exact cause of death. Some thought it was caused by particles in the air; others thought each of [.] user adoption
What Sharing Ideas At Work Does For Us
SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
There are many benefits from sharing ideas at work. thought it would be good to write this because I occasionally hear people talk about sharing creates stolen ideas and in return fighting over those stolen ideas. There are other thoughts on why sharing ideas at work shouldn’t be done but my focus on why it’s a good idea is based on this opposition. I don’t know about you, but I want to work better. Here are some of the reasons I like to share ideas at work and make what I know and learn public knowledge for others to benefit from.
Fabulous ideas: economics, innovation, #education
JULY 10, 2014
This work and idea came up as an addition to Stephen''s slide 52 on pattern recognition. The past 50 minutes I have been blown out of my mind with this 74 pages slide deck "Personal learning in a Networked world " symbolizing the synopsis of a keynote Stephen Downes gave at the London School of Economics yesterday. Really. really envy that - in a good way, and as such it lifts me up.
Active Learning in the Online Classroom: Examples and Ideas
MARCH 2, 2015
Someone recently told me that they heard of an approach where all the boring content delivery lecture material is put online so that more active learning can take place in the classroom. They then asked me if this was the best approach for online learning? What they were describing is blended learning or the “flipped” classroom approach. Do you have something to add? If so, leave a comment below.
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
and the attitude of the organisation to accepting innovation and new ideas - aspects of. ideas. In-Focus. Report. February 2016 Authored by Charles Jennings, Laura Overton & Dr Genny Dixon. Supported by. www.towardsmaturity.org/in-focus/2016/702010. 70+20+10=100. The Evidence Behind. the Numbers In-Focus: 70+20+10=100. Towards Maturity CIC Ltd. 2016 Page | 2. 702010 Institute. Docebo.
Engaging Ideas for Designing Learning Videos
MARCH 28, 2014
It is always a good idea to mix up techniques to keep presentation styles fresh and engaging. So next time you are thinking of creating a video for inclusion in your elearning, consider some of these ideas. Here are some video techniques for creating a learning piece that caught my eye in terms of creativity and delivering a learning message. Fun to watch. Unexpected but cool results.
8 Effective Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers
OCTOBER 16, 2013
Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers. Since you’ve read this far (or scanned this far) I’m going to give you an extra bonus scenario ideas! The post 8 Effective Scenario Ideas for Instructional Designers appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Scenarios are a great way to make online training more engaging. They help participants learn at a deeper level.
Ideas About Games and Learner Assessment
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
So here are some articles and ideas about using games for assessment of the application of skills and measuring a level of learning. The article outlines some good ideas for integrating assessments into games and why simply sticking a multiple choice question into an otherwise “cool” game doesn’t make it an educational game or even fun. How long did it take? Games
Future of #mLearning inspiring ideas @dave_parsons
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
And now read the challenges and ideas that David Parsons from New Zealand Massey University comes up while reflecting on that same topic. His paper swooped me from one train of thought to another, adding new insights, challenging old ideas and reshuffling current mobile learning ''facts''. Imagine a future world where mobile learning is intuitive. What a refreshing research document!
Learning, making and powerful ideas
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
My last post explored Donald Norman''s ideas around perception and the design of every day objects. 1980) Mindstorms: Children, Computers and Powerful Ideas. Norman The design of everyday things Photo by Steve Wheeler Learning, making and powerful ideas by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 questions. Reference Papert, S.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Diagnose: Sue has a general idea of what she needs to improve, but she knows she needs to get more information to better diagnose and understand her skill gaps. Would the ideas we propose here help you. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. achieve their goals by making sure their. they need to succeed.
Simulations in Application Training: Is it a Good Idea?
APRIL 22, 2015
Continued training efforts are required for companies to stay ahead of the competition and keep employees’ skills up-to-date or in compliance with the law. But with the pace that every industry is advancing, it is often difficult to provide opportunities to the employees to learn new skills, techniques or processes with traditional means. Level 1: Label. Level 2: Explain. contact-form-7]. Learnin
Culture before Content: 3 Steps for Warming Up Your Organization to the Idea of Microlearning
APRIL 15, 2016
So, in order to get your organization micro-ready, you’ll likely need to do some homework to help people warm up to the idea. After all, we’ve been conditioned to accept the traditional idea of institutional learning since we were 5 years old. Relate unfamiliar ideas like microlearning to the real-world learning and problem-solving activities we all engage in every day (e.g.
eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas
FEBRUARY 14, 2013
While exhibiting at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 and Learning Technologies 2013, we seem to have severely underestimated the interest and demand we would have for our little pocket ready-reckoner on “ eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas ”! Sorry! We are sure this will help you set out on your journey to “mEnable” your existing eLearning for iPads and when developing new content too!
How We Get Ideas for Serious Games
MAY 21, 2014
It’s more than just a fun pastime for me (although I definitely love to play!), but also part of my idea generation process for the games I design. I’ve said it many times: “you can’t design a great game unless you play lots of games.” want to incorporate that same idea into the learning game we are developing. What format should you use? Read on.
Ideas to Shake Up Your Training
JULY 17, 2015
I had the pleasure of facilitating the July Learning Event: Creative Thinking Cap – Ideas to Shake up Your Training, hosted by the Central PA Association for Talent Development at JPL. We focused the session on idea generation and the use of creativity and creative writing for learning. We are all looking for “new ideas” to engage the learner. Every attendee in our group shared experiences and left with new ideas to incorporate into their organization’s learning environment. The post Ideas to Shake Up Your Training appeared first on JPL Learning Solutions.
Quick Ideas about Problem Solving Games
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
Here are a few ideas about creating a game to teach problem solving and creating a game to actually solve a problem like FoldIt. To teach problem solving, design a game where the learner : Assumes a role. Partakes in meaningful in-game dialogue. Navigates a complex storyline. Feels challenged. Immediately is immersed in the environment. Manipulates variables within the game. Assumes a lifelike avatar with a 3 rd person perspective. Interacts with the environment of the game. Forced to synthesis knowledge. Enters an authentic environment. Replays the games with different outcomes. Games
PIAF - the ideas adventure
Clive on Learning
DECEMBER 19, 2013
Application: Providing opportunities for the learner to test out new ideas and skills in the work environment. Today, I will attempt to do the same for an intervention that explores ideas. First of all, what do I mean by exploring ideas? Knowledge may be a pre-requisite to the exploration of ideas, but it won''t take you all the way there. blended learning PIAF
Ideas on #bigdata and #education? Share your help
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
As a means of saying thank you, I will post the names (if you provide them) of all of you who sent me ideas, trains of thought, insights. And at the moment my central idea is: the philosophy behind education as it is lived at this moment in time is flawed, as such reproducing Big data algorithms to reach the current educational trends will be reinforcing flawed educational actions.
LUC 2016 Recap: Sharing Bright Ideas in Sunny Florida
MAY 26, 2016
We’re back from the 2016 Lectora® User Conference—and we brought a lot of bright ideas with us. Between sessions, attendees could stop by the exhibitor booths (BranchTrack, RELATE, and eLearning Brothers) and go to the Idea Center to write their bright ideas with chalkboard markers. The Trivantis Ask the Experts panel. One of my favorite bright ideas from LUC 2016.
Sharing some ideas
Learning and Working on the Web
DECEMBER 12, 2014
The truth of the matter, though, as Nathan Schneider writes on Al-Jazeera America, is that “the sharing sector of the conventional economy built on venture capital and exploited labor is a multibillion dollar business, while the idea of a real sharing economy based on cooperatives, worker solidarity and democratic governance remains too much of an afterthought. call these Friday’s Finds.
Top 7 Internet Tools to Brainstorm Ideas for Your MOOC
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 7, 2015
In order for an MOOC to work, it needs to be built around an intriguing idea that will capture the attention of every single participant, be it a student, or an employee of the company. Easier said than done, because great ideas don’t exactly grow on trees. But, for the time being, let’s focus on why MOOCs are so effective and how you can use them to your advantage.
Hey buddy, what’s the Big Idea?
JANUARY 28, 2013
That’s fine and dandy, but it … Read more › big idea events UncategorizedMost events we go to are about listening to other people talk about the great things they’ve done. Or, listening to industry gurus talk about the best way to do one thing or another.
Sharing Bright Ideas at the 2016 Lectora User Conference
MAY 17, 2016
Attendees from all over the world are gathering at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort for LUC 2016 to share bright ideas (the official conference theme, perfect for sunny Florida), network, and have a great time. The post Sharing Bright Ideas at the 2016 Lectora User Conference appeared first on. The 2016 Lectora® User Conference kicks off this week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida!
a half-baked idea
Learning and Working on the Web
MARCH 17, 2016
My early blog posts were pretty bad but they helped me see what ideas I could revisit and build upon. You will develop half-baked ideas that might turn into lines of business, like PKM did for me, which I originally wrote about in 2004. My advice was to start a blog: now. While he had no intention of freelancing for the near term, he needed to get his thoughts in order.
IDEA: Virtual ELearning Conference
AUGUST 19, 2015
No matter what profession you are in chances are you are aware of its various industry conferences. In fact these kind of events are becoming more and more popular today. By way of example, WordPress dedicated conferences (“WordCamps”) are popping up all over the country. Spin-off conferences have also emerged, such as: PressNomics. LoopConf. WooConf. WordCampus. YoastCon. mLearnCon.
Where to get Ideas for Learning Games, Gamification or Simulations
MAY 7, 2013
Even playing board games with the perspective of a game designer can provide ideas. Answering these questions and playing these games will provide you with an excellent foundation from which you can brainstorm ideas for your own learning games, gamification and simulations. Sneak peak from theupcoming The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook. The best place to start to design a game, gamificaiton experience or simulation is to play games, lots of games. In today’s modern online and video games, the elements of gamification and simulation abound. Allocating Resources.
Finding Good Ideas, Design Sprints and Designing Games
JUNE 25, 2013
The first video is about “finding” good ideas. “Where do good ideas come from?” Here are four interesting videos all related to design which I have been thinking about lately in terms of designing instructional experiences that are meaningful and encouraging to learners. It tackles the question. It is exhausting but energizing. Design Games Games video games
Join Me And Keep Ideas From Fading Away
OCTOBER 31, 2015
The idea came to me after hearing from others that they suffer from the same fate as I often do. Others also write down ideas in some form and they sit for a long time until the idea and possibly motivation have faded so much it’s beyond being able to decipher. keep a task list on my iPhone where each task is actually an idea that I write down in the heat of the idea springing to mind. rarely write any more than that and feel that it’s a great first step in writing about that idea. Revive Your Ideas. Looking Back. Losing Motivation.
ict4d #mobile and #elearning challenge for refugees send your ideas!
MAY 11, 2015
The challenge is simple in description, yet very complex in planning as refugees face multiple challenges at the same time, look at the ideas here. and follow the next steps You can submit ideas through the month of May 2015. Participating in the challenge: imagine life in a refugee camp, the contexts, the infrastructure, cultures, priorities, realities.
Call for gender, mobile and learning research cases ideas
NOVEMBER 27, 2013
If you work on a project, or idea which involves gender and mobile or online learning, make sure you get an article in to Ronda Zelezny-Green. She is the founder and organizer of the Gender & Mobile/Learning Newsletter , packed with news and now running up for its first year edition. And you can easily subscribe to the newsletter here. And become part of a growing network.
50 ideas to change L & D
MARCH 14, 2014
Yesterday I read a post on TeachThought called 50 crazy ideas to change education and I tweeted it. The smell of change is in the air! Andrew Jacobs was on Twitter and he responded and the following conversation ensued: @C4LPT @TeachThought Was just reading that…inspiring me to think of similar for L&D. Andrew Jacobs [.]. Social learning
How To Test Your Course Idea
JANUARY 4, 2016
There are two easy ways to test your course idea. Creating and selling an online course is an exciting prospect, but it is also a lot of work. Unfortunately many courses never see the light of day. People spend hours working on their website, course outline, and content but get burned out as they realize it takes a substantial time investment. Understand The Market. From Udemy.
Ideas, Experts and Data
Learning and Working on the Web
OCTOBER 17, 2014
Half-baked ideas – by @kmpinner #PKMastery. Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. call these Friday’s Finds. “ We don’t see something until we have the right metaphor to let us perceive it.” ” – Thomas Kuhn – via @tobiasmeyer. ” – Valdis Krebs @orgnet – via @voinonen.
How To Validate Your Course Idea
DECEMBER 8, 2014
While I always enjoy seeing how people are using LearnDash for their online course programs, it’s quite clear that some ideas will likely experience more success than others. Validating Your Idea. There are many ways to go about validating your course idea, and you should explore all of these options. Specifically, the size of it. My answer? Are there paid ads?