Influence, Innovation, Inspiration
AUGUST 7, 2015
This is a tribute post that is aimed at recognizing the need to follow the paths they have both tread, to kindle and nurture the spirit to pursue ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking and innovation – two key elements of these inspirational figures! Who can deny that he was the man at the forefront of disruptive innovation! …and the power of great minds! Remember October 5, 2011?
E-Learning = Innovation = Science
JUNE 10, 2014
In other words, e-learning is innovation. For all of us then, viewing e-learning through the lens of innovation offers us a crucial advantage: it reframes failure. You see, innovators don’t think of failure as most people do. Beyond innovation, e-learning is science. Scientists frame failure in much the same way as innovators do. know you have. It just is.
How do schools innovate?
Learning with e's
JANUARY 6, 2016
A recent list of 13 innovative schools is interesting because it is so diverse. Clearly innovation and creativity is not one dimensional. Some of the schools on the list are considered innovative because of the way they use their learning spaces, whilst others are vaunted because of their progressive pedagogical approaches. What makes an innovative school?
Dont Waste Your Time
OCTOBER 21, 2013
Tagged as a report “exploring new forms of teaching, learning and assessment, to guide educators and policy makers” the Innovating Pedagogy 2013 from the Open University is intended for teachers, policy makers, academics and anyone interested in how education may change over the next ten years. MOOCs. badge. crowd learning. gamification. Impact: Medium/High . analytics.
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
more open to other changes and innovative practices. and the attitude of the organisation to accepting innovation and new ideas - aspects of. change, innovate and grow, it was clear that the bank faced the need to change its. In-Focus. Report. February 2016 Authored by Charles Jennings, Laura Overton & Dr Genny Dixon. Supported by. www.towardsmaturity.org/in-focus/2016/702010.
Learning and Working on the Web
FEBRUARY 16, 2014
More Catalysts in the enterprise may also significantly improve innovation because innovation is inextricably linked to both networks and learning. Innovation PKM Domino’s Pizza, a global quick-service restaurant company, understands that workers must be active and engaged in their own learning and development. Two identifiable groups are Connectors and Experts.
Innovation In Induction Training: A Case Study
FEBRUARY 28, 2016
Cube created an innovative technology-aided training program for them which aimed at reaching out to learners in an interactive manner. Induction programs are an integral part of the corporate world. Background: A Client of G-Cube – a leading Finance company with 7 lines of businesses and 5.5 million customers has a talent pool of about 15,000 committed employees. Benefits.
Passionate about Learning Innovation? Join the Learning Innovation Circle (LIC)!
MAY 12, 2015
LEARNING INNOVATION CIRCLE (LIC) A passionate group of (top) educators from Malaysia and beyond, rethinking and transforming educational practices. The most notable contribution to be materialized up until today from LIC, is the ‘ Learning Innovation Talks ’ (LIT) series. CLICK HERE TO JOIN US! Now that is a challenge worth pursuing :).
Learning with e's
MARCH 14, 2014
I love to visit innovative schools to talk to children and teachers about how they use technology, and Taupaki School fits that description. All photos by Steve Wheeler Innovative practice by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 He had worked on this for many hours, rendering the scenes and creating the buildings and backgrounds.
Six Ways to Foster Innovation in the Learning Field
DECEMBER 4, 2014
The other day we considered elements in the learning and development field that stifle innovation in the post Six Ways Innovation is Stifled in the Learning Field. Today let’s consider six ways that we can foster innovation in the learning field. When two seemingly different things are placed together, innovation can occur. new, innovative ideas. Vendors.
MAY 13, 2014
While there are resources about learning design, performance support design, social networking, and more, there’s less guidance about facilitating innovation. So, first, what are the elements of innovation? Well, whether you listen to Stephen Berlin Johnson on the story of innovation , or Keith Sawyer on ways to foster innovation , you’ll see that innovation isn’t individual. In previous work, I looked at models of innovation, and found that either you mutated an existing design, or meld two designs together. The barriers are several.
Webinar - Innovative Applications of Raptivity in Education
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
To answer these and many more such questions on interactivity-based learning, Raptivity brings to you an exclusive session on ‘ Innovative Applications of Raptivity in Education ’. Delivering engaging learning content is a real-time challenge for any educator. The key to tackling this issue is by adding interactivity to the online course and simplifying the content based on the audience.
7 Secrets for Measuring Training Program ROI with People Analytics
innovate People Analytics Benefit Every Stage of Management Recruitment Recruitment is problematic because hiring managers can. innovation, work-life balance, and career development. 7 Secrets for. Measuring. Training Program. ROI with People. Analytics 23 5 7 8 11 13 14 18 20 Introduction The Time Is Right To Implement People Analytics. companies believe that. segment of business.
Six Ways Innovation is Stifled in the Learning Field
DECEMBER 2, 2014
To have break through innovation in the field of learning and development, we must first think about how innovation is stifled in the field. They will never drive innovation. To innovate we need to take what is effective from presentations that we see at conferences and adapt from those presentations into our own presentations–and do it even better. It won’t.
Fabulous ideas: economics, innovation, #education
JULY 10, 2014
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. from these slides I got so much information I am only capable of saying: read it! Great points such as: "New versions of old models don''t produce new results" (cfr.
Learn, Adapt, Innovate
The Peformance Improvement
SEPTEMBER 6, 2014
The culture of traditional, hierarchical organizations does not allow for the scope and speed of learning, adaptation, and innovation that is needed to compete and be successful in today’s environment. It often requires genuinely innovative thrusts: new missions, new goals, new products and services, new ways of getting things done, and even new values and assumptions.
Help Bring Innovation to the Classroom
JANUARY 28, 2015
Recently, I’ve undertaken a venture to help bring educational innovation to the classroom. have been working on a project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create an innovative curriculum to provide a way to get kids interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through a story-based curriculum. invite you to lend a hand in this effort.
How INNOVATION Is Driving Today’s Workplaces
JULY 7, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ Survival requires continual innovation, and at the core is learning faster than everyone else. ” – Clark Quinn (Learning Technology Strategist). THE JOURNEY: Innovation is driving today’s businesses and workplaces around the world. And, ‘learning at the speed of need’ is the most significant factor that helps power up innovation. What are the results? Videos.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
The following innovators have been using microlearning to augment eLearning or. Microlearning: Small Bites, Big Impact. must-haves every organization needs to be. successful with microlearning W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. The times they are a-changin’.3 When done properly, Microlearning works.10 Microlearning in action.11 About Axonify.14 3The times they are a-changin’. knowledge.
Free report on #innovative #pedagogy, practices and use
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
The Open University of the UK has just published a new report on innovative pedagogy (37 pages). In this report they look at ten innovations in teaching, learning and assessment that are gaining influence. This is a yearly report (compare it to NMC Horizon report, but with a pure pedagogical focus). So an old idea is now grounded, and I must say I like this idea of social learning.
An innovative use of Mind mapping in Education
JULY 21, 2014
It is no secret that a Learning map is based on a mind mapping technique. There are numerous studies available providing evidence of why mind mapping is so effective for all sorts of activities. Majority of them could be applied also on a Learning map. Learning map is actually a version of a mind map used as a teaching aid for designing an online interactive learning content. Include activities.
Innovation is a network activity
Learning and Working on the Web
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
In business, attention is paid to innovative individuals, especially those who go on to become captains of industry. But of more importance is the ability of the network (society, organization, company) to stay connected to its collective knowledge in order to keep innovating. Innovation is not brilliant flashes of individual insight but collective learning through social networks.
innovation means learning at work
Learning and Working on the Web
MARCH 3, 2015
“So it is important to understand that there is no one-size-fits-all philosophy in terms of successful innovation. Innovation is continuous. Successful innovators and entrepreneurs all embrace change and the risks that they pose. In fact, innovation is the poster child of the mantra that there are no rules. Innovation and Learning. Innovation at Work.
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
So with all of this innovation, our. change and innovation, executives see huge gaps. 1 kineo.com firstname.lastname@example.org 312-846-6656 Hard to believe that it’s been almost 20 years since the term “eLearning” entered the corpo- rate learning lexicon. And just in the last five years, the velocity at which new solutions have entered. the market has gone through the roof. We now. Right?
Innovative Work Environments
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
There are a number of innovative workspaces across the globe that showcase playful office decor. This article highlights a few of these innovative workspaces. Though the idea of a corporate office is not the most pleasant, there are a few companies opposing the norm. Left Productivity Posts
Drive an Innovative Culture
JUNE 4, 2013
To foster innovation, learning leaders should examine how their organizational culture can be used to build creative capacity. Culture drives innovation. Despite these and many other cases, managers and leaders often focus on organizational structure, job characteristics, management processes and capital as the main drivers of innovation. • Let outsiders bring new ideas.
MOOCs: Forging Diversity and Innovation
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
And as we have been seeing time and again, diversity is the cornerstone of innovation. Here’s an illuminating article by Scott Page called Diversity Powers Innovation. Yet the key to innovation, in economic terms, resides inside the heads of people, the more diverse the better.” Can MOOCs then lay the ground for innovation? It’s now a given that MOOCs are here to stay.
Two innovations that have changed learning forever
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
Earlier today in an interview for Sponge UK , I was asked the question: During your career in educational technology, what single innovation do you consider the most important? During that time I have seen a great number of innovations. said that there are in fact two innovations that I believe have made the most impact on learning - social media and mobile phones.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
customer service and innovation. 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. employees have the knowledge and skills. they need to succeed. Our experience. and research led us to identify that one. audience organizations consistently. managers. Many of the organizations we.
Learning Innovation Talks 03 (#LIT03)! WOW!
APRIL 24, 2013
LEARNING INNOVATION TALKS 03 LEARNING HISTORY is coming to you on the 22nd May ! Join us for this really exciting upcoming Learning Innovation Talks 3 (LIT 03) , which will be FULLY ONLINE. 5 BIG REASONS to attend LIT 03: FIRST 1-Day Online Seminar held by a University in Malaysia. And this is totally inline with IMU''s 3I''s, which are Insight , Imagination and Innovation.
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
Optimal execution is only the cost of entry; continual innovation is the necessary competitive differentiator. In a time when competitors can copy your innovation in a matter of months (or less), you can’t just plan, prepare, and execute optimally any longer. You now have to continually innovate in products and services, problem-solve faster, avoid repeating mistakes, and in general learn ( big ‘L’ learning ) faster than your competitors. The learning doesn’t come from more hierarchy, bigger incentives, or more systems. Need I say more?
Free #OER trend report with #MOOC and innovative learning foci
MARCH 28, 2013
The renowned SURF group that are situated in the Netherlands just published a wonderful, insightful and all over great read on the trend of Open Educational Resources (OER). The English report can be found and downloaded here and consists of 112 pages of great up to date OER information. There is also the Wikiwijs programme, which aims to adopt a specific approach for higher education.
Creativity and Innovation in Training
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
Our recent Lectora® Unscripted session on Ideas and Innovation in Training was so popular that we decided to delve a little deeper into some of the resources that Simon Birt and Lee Kitchen shared. The Toybox workshop is an internal Disney Parks interactive and immersive two-day training experience that focuses on Creative Problem Solving for Innovation and Creativity. What If!’s
Innovative Customers in Action
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
JANUARY 17, 2013
According to Tom Kelley, the innovation guru, one of the ten faces of an innovator is that of an anthropologist - someone who really understands what people want, and why. Well, when it comes to software tools, who knows what users want better than the users themselves? We recently discovered this quite serendipitously. user on Raptivity community, InteractivityHub , suggested we build a learning interaction that involves characters and speech bubbles. The Raptivity team liked this idea, and the 'Character Dialog' interaction was born. We will built it.
4 Learning Innovation Programs 4 You!
JUNE 25, 2016
Assalamu Alaikum wrt wbt, Dear All, Just want to inform that I will be leaving IMU, and from July 2016, I will become a self-employed Learning Innovation Specialist , Insya-Allah. So, if you need an adviser, partner or innovation workshop facilitator in such projects, I am all ears. Warm regards & Salams, Zaid Ali Alsagoff Learning Innovation Specialist.
Social networks drive Innovation
Learning and Working on the Web
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Tweet I’m always looking for simple ways to explain how networks change business and how social media help to increase openness, driving transparency and increasing innovation. Does this graphic stand on its own, or is there more explanation required? complexity Wirearchy
Learning Innovation Talks 05 (#LIT05) is Coming to YOU! Register NOW! Fully Online & Free!
MAY 19, 2015
LIT The idea behind Learning Innovation Talks (LIT) is to organize 1-2 events per year (Insya-Allah many more, once it kicks off for real!), whereby educators can get together to share their learning and teaching innovations with one another in a more informal, relaxed, learning enriched, and innovative manner compared to traditional conferences and seminars. Please join us :).
OCTOBER 1, 2011
It occured to me, that we should together with our Marketing department, assemble in addition to any visitors pack that may already be in existence, include a folder, pad, pen and coloured flyers. The flyers being my suggestion would naturally be my job, OK with that. Producing e-Content with Wimba Create. Mahara , our fully featured open source electronic portfolio.
White House: Innovation in Higher Education
AUGUST 3, 2015
The invitation was somewhat cryptic, but basically stated that the focus on the meeting was on quality and innovation. This invite was then followed a week later with a link to a post by Ted Mitchell, Undersecretary of Education, on Innovation and Quality in Higher Education , to help prepare for the conversation. This is the main space to watch in identifying which innovations will have legs and which ones will fail to get traction. 6. Universities are exceptional at innovating and changing. A few weeks ago, I received an invitation to the White House. Expect it.
Disruptive Innovation and Organizational Learning
The Peformance Improvement
JUNE 26, 2014
Disruptive innovation has become a very popular notion about competition and organizational change. Since Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen’s 1997 book The Innovator’s Dilemma , business leaders (and, more recently, educators) have been trying to anticipate disruptive innovation in their industries and encourage disruptive innovation in their companies. .
Returning to the didactical roots: innovation in eLearning?
Challenge to Learn
NOVEMBER 22, 2012
But the funny thing is that this ‘old school’ approach is the foundation of innovation at easygenerator. Innovation. We have applied this principle in the authoring platform of easygenerator and it has become the foundation underneath the innovations we have created and will create in the future. Most people create content, create an assessment and that is it. will explain.
Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 21, 2011
We are moving, albeit in fits and starts, from traditional learning environments, where curriculum are essentially assigned to learners, to more collaborative and innovative environments where learners can self-direct their learning and participate in communities of passion. Now let’s say your company opens up the training and learning environments to innovation and collaboration.
How Innovative Business Consultants Stand Out from the Competition
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
Fortunately, with today’s technology, you have the tools for innovation at your fingertips. With the right app, you stand out as the value leader. recent survey of management consulting firms found that 81% rated attracting and developing new business as a top challenge. Thought leadership through technology. Here’s where technology can help. An unaddressed opportunity to add value.
#MOOC report from UK dep of business, innovation and skills
SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
A more business oriented report on MOOC has been disseminated for all of us to read. It is free and can be downloaded or read here. The headlines of the 122 page report : Conflicting perspectives on MOOCs divide education communities Learning Practitioners disagree about the value of MOOCs. Sloan Consortium. Austrade. Sub-conclusion: Formal analysis of MOOCs commissioned by authorities.
Innovation in open online courses
OCTOBER 7, 2014
This is a short overview of the innovations that we want to explore during the course. The innovations build heavily on community and network approaches that I and others (Stephen Downes, David Wiley, Alan Levine, Jim Groom, Dave Cormier) have used in previous open courses. In a few weeks, our edX course Data, Analytics, and Learning (#DALMOOC https://www.edx.org/course/utarlingtonx/utarlingtonx-link5-10x-data-analytics-2186 ) will start. We (Carolyn Rose, Dragan Gasevic, Ryan Baker, and I) have spent the last several months thinking through the course structure and format.