Put That In Your Pipe Graphic and Present It!
JANUARY 29, 2016
Pipes! Pipes are an elegantly simple solution for transporting water and other fluids for just about any purpose, from irrigation and waste removal, to heating and cooling. It’s got all the pieces, joints, and junctions you need to create a realistic pipe system that doubles as a flow chart infographic. The post Put That In Your Pipe Graphic and Present It!
Learning Professionals – Do you need to tweak your pipes?
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
The amount of pipe tweaking that Doug did in this time was something to behold but he put it like this: “it might take a bit of time but getting the pipework right is the key to success”. So what has this lesson got to do with the Learning and Performance Institute or even Learning and Development and why on earth do you need to think about tweaking pipes? Or as Doug would put it: “Do you need to tweak your pipes”? Learning Cuppa from the UK. In my last post I talked about the Institute of IT Training (IITT) becoming the Learning & Performance Institute (LPI).
Pipe’s Categories of Performance Aids
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
To whet your appetite I’d like to mention the great work of Peter Pipe whose very broadest definition of Performance aids is, “Whatever help it takes to get the job done right by the people who have to do the job”. I’ve not found much reference to Peter’s work online, which is a surprise since it seems to me to be as fresh today as it has ever been, and it has had a very strong influence on my work since the 1970s. Pipe segments his “whatever help it takes” into 5 common classes of performance aid as follows: Pipe’s Types. Supplant. Enhance. Prompt. Boost. Inhibit.
Thesign Drinking (design thinking in the pub)
APRIL 6, 2013
What do you get if you take 9 people, a box of lego, 6 pots of play dough, some pipe cleaners, a load of post its and then add beer? Er – this… As I said in the video we … Read more › blog Event write-ups events wee Bristol conferences design thinking
Fighting the River–Saving the Middle School
SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
As the water started to come into our side of the bridge through drainage pipes (draining the wrong way because of water pressure). Well, I spent most of the morning this morning fighting the Susquehanna River —actually fighting a creek that feeds the river, the creek was rising quickly and threatened to flood the local middle school. The green area indicates rain. Out and About
Going Beyond MCQs – Gamifying Assessments to Evaluate Online Learners
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
Water Pipe. The pipe fills with water if the learner selects the right answer. If the learner gets the answer wrong, the pipe remains empty. 3. Are you planning to evaluate your learners online? Do you wish to create interesting e-learning assessments? Well, go in for gamification. What is gamification? What are the benefits of gamifying e-learning assessments? Find Your Way .
Curated Insights: Why knowledge sharing at work is a good thing
MAY 13, 2016
often use a similar example about broken kitchen pipes when I discuss the value of shared knowledge. Knowledge sharing has always been an important part of the workplace. Historically, organizations have relied heavily on tenured employees and legally required documentation to help people do their jobs. Shameless self promotion! The six key skills of learning curation from Carole Bower.
Culture before Content: 3 Steps for Warming Up Your Organization to the Idea of Microlearning
APRIL 15, 2016
using a YouTube video to help fix a broken pipe). Microlearning is a hot topic right now—and for good reason. Providing solutions that align to the science of learning and fit into employees’ regular workflow should get people plenty excited. But, But, the reality is, not everyone may share your enthusiasm. After all, microlearning isn’t just about making shorter videos. Here’s how: 1.
JANUARY 27, 2016
(I looked because I’m sure I’ve talked about this before, but apparently not a full post, so here we go.). If we want our learning to stick, it needs to be spaced out over time. But what sorts of things will accomplish this? I like to think of three types, all different forms of reactivating learning. Reactivating learning is important. At a neural level, we’re generating patterns of activation in conjunction, which strengthens the relationships between these patterns, increasing the likelihood that they’ll get activated when relevant. design mobile
Trending in Workplace Learning 2015….
JANUARY 13, 2015
Robert Mager and Peter Pipe, in the last century, and Marc Rosenberg and Steve Foreman, in this one, urge us to look at each request (better performance appraisals, safer equipment operation, introduction of a new software package) in order to c ustomize systems based on data. Many colleagues have asked what I think will emerge in workplace learning in 2015, “What’s important for 2015, in your view?” ” Or they put it this way, “Have you read anything worthwhile that summarizes trends for 2015?” It’s an opportunity. Not yet. But soon. Customized.
TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: What Happened to PIP?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MARCH 20, 2013
you're PIPing! by Kevin Siegel. received an email from a Camtasia developer inquiring about the apparent demise of Camtasia's Picture-in-Picture (PIP) feature. Using the PIP feature, developers could add a corporate logo to a video as a watermark. They could also include videos on top of the video (i.e.: a video of someone using sign language that augmented a video demonstration).
The dawn of a new generation
JULY 22, 2014
Or is it just a pipe dream? User-generated content (UGC) is not a novel concept, but most of us in the corporate sector have barely scratched its surface. And yet… the world is changing. Notwithstanding either the validity or the importance of our concerns with UGC, the traditional training model is becoming increasingly unsustainable in the modern workplace. What should Ron do?
Effective Instructional Graphics in eLearning
MAY 22, 2015
Another graphic is a pipe graphic. We’ve all heard the phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” ” However, just because you have some open space on a page, that doesn’t mean you can get lazy and plop some meaningless image down. We always recommend finding a way to create an image that engages learners and effectively communicates a message.
This is not (fill in the blank)
JUNE 11, 2012
When you view the painting “Ceci n’est pas une pipe” – “this is not a pipe”, you would think to yourself – “how could this be”? After all, you are looking at a pipe, therefore a contradiction has taken place. If you are seeing a pipe, it therefore must be a pipe? But it isn’t. HTML5 or is it?
The Promise Of 3D Learning
AUGUST 10, 2011
Second, the amount of data a decent rendering of a 3D environment requires is very large. A few years ago, we didn’t have the pipes to deliver that sort of data fast enough to offer a decent user experience. Every now and again I wonder about the multi-user 3D environments, or virtual worlds that were all the rage just a couple of years ago, the finest example being Second Life.
Gamification in E-Learning – Are you really learning?
APRIL 25, 2013
Take a look at the following: It says, “This is not a pipe” You say, “wait it is a pipe” But it isn’t (if you know what it is, place it in the comments section). I’m an addict. An addict for games. By the Numbers. If you have been calculating the points while viewing the stats you would have seen: Gamification market will reach 2.8 Not at all.
Using Analogies and Metaphors to Enhance Learning
APRIL 29, 2014
And electricity is often compared to water flowing through pipes. My mom was a junior high and high school home-economics teacher when I was a kid. She made sure that my sister and I knew our way around the kitchen and a sewing machine, whether we wanted to or not. Cooking is an art, and baking is a science,” she told me. light bulb went off in my head. The base is the thing you know about.
Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace
MARCH 10, 2014
Tools like Google Alerts or Yahoo Pipes are automatic content filters that can be very useful to direct relevant content for review through customizable criteria. Learning at the workplace is a continuous process. While formal training also has a place, more and more organizations are aligning towards informal ways of organizational learning. Content collated from the Internet.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins
JUNE 3, 2007
» June 03, 2007 Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins Sam Adkins at Ambient Insight passed along a link to a post on the Social Strategist that I just reading through now but which does a compare and contrast between some of the emerging tools for creating mash-ups. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer. Main | When did McDs stop giving a crap? Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us books futures Web 2.0
6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom
JANUARY 30, 2015
Classrooms today are less about pipe-cleaners and candy (although I love both) and more about how to build an ongoing community of curious learners, keeping the brain engaged and helping people access knowledge when it’s important to do so. What was really exciting about the conversation was the lack of defensiveness. Remember, this is the year of Kaizen. Kaizen! . Sure you have.
The Corporate Training Predictions You Need to Know for 2017
DECEMBER 16, 2016
This one is just a pipe dream of mine. Ah yes. The annual December tradition of crystal-balling the coming year is alive and well. And who am I to be the Grinch and sit this one out. I'm all in on 2017! 2017 is going to be fantastic for training, learning and development. And no, I don't believe that I just jinxed it. But that's just the beginning. But I don't want to jump that far out.
What We Can Learn From The Blue Man Group
OCTOBER 15, 2008
They play PVC piping, drums which emit a colored liquid and provide a variety of information through a large screen with words and images along with rhythmic drum beating and audience participation. As the Blue Man Group's web site describes; Blue Man Group is a creative organization dedicated to creating exciting and innovative work in a wide variety of media. It was a "blended" show.
JANUARY 16, 2013
Intro: If you want to learn how to fix a pipe, solve a partial differential equation, write software, you are seconds away from know-how via YouTube, Wikipedia and search engines. The Peeragogy Handbook. How to Use this Handbook. Working together is how things get done. Access to technology and access to knowledge, however, isn’t enough. Learning is a social, active, and ongoing process.
LMS and Gamification
APRIL 14, 2015
The good news is, with just a little tweaking, you can have things hot and piping in your learning management system. Do you have a learning management system in place but cannot figure out how to use gamification? Let’s rephrase: do you have a learning management system that is hardly churning out the desired number of learners per quarter? Let’s face it. Thanks to B. F.
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 2, 2014
By adjusting the headphone pipes, he fooled Don into thinking he was hearing noises from one direction, when in fact the reverse was true. It''s not every day you see the witty and urbane Donald H Taylor, chair of the Learning and Skills Group, looking like a member of Daft Punk. But that''s exactly where the Day 2 keynote session of Learning Technologies ended up. on Don. Unported License.
Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant?
MARCH 28, 2014
For those L&D organizations that rely on PowerPoint and rapid authoring tools for content development, personalization is nothing more than a pipe dream. Once you have read it, it will become clear that "PowerPointless" applies to any learning environment, not just higher education. The problem is that expectations, both from learners and business stakeholders, have changed dramatically.
The practical use of simulations in training
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Specialized technicians need to check natural gas pipes for leakages, and any error they make could lead to a serious explosion. Gamification , virtual reality, augmented learning — these are e-learning hot topics that generated a lot of discussions lately. That’s every instructional designer supreme goal. In fact, simulations are decades old learning tools. Flight simulations.
Mise-en-scène in eLearning
Focus Learning Solutions
JULY 5, 2016
Holmes is doing his Holmes thing, but it's the scenery that does the heavy lifting—the iconic pipe, the timepiece dangling from his vest, the books and paper stuffed in the cabinet behind him, the London smog coating the world outside. I did not appreciate Sherlock Holmes until the Benedict Cumberbatch version appeared. It was not only his performance that won me over. Okay, okay.
Compliance, LMS and Content – Boring You Bet, Then again.
APRIL 7, 2015
but again, I’ll refrain – because I see quite a bit coming down the pipe. I’m going on a limb here, but I suspect that either at some point this year or latter of last year, many of you had to complete some compliance training. But before I dive into why it is usually horrible, the first place to focus on is the Learning Management System. Facts are more relevant than. In the past two weeks, I have talked to folks who when asked upon or discuss a LMS, let me know that it was created for compliance and regulatory. I’m sorry to disappoint, but it wasn’t. .
Google Wave - Learning Environments - Best of eLearning Learning
eLearning Learning Posts
OCTOBER 20, 2009
Learning to teach through video | In the Library with the Lead Pipe , October 14, 2009. Learning to teach through video | In the Library with the Lead Pipe , October 14, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. October 9, 2009 to October 16, 2009. Upcoming Free Online Events. New Possibilities with Mobile Learning 2.0. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Mobile Learning Gains Momentum. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Tips for Teaching Synchronous Virtual Classes. Saturday, October 24, 2009. Online Interviews In Real Time: Webinar And Book Release Party. Monday, October 26, 2009. Featured Sources.
Set up shop with the new Shopify – TalentLMS integration
JULY 30, 2015
To hook Shopify and TalentLMS up so that new Shopify accounts are copied as new TalentLMS users, you can pipe the results from “New Customer” trigger from the Zapier Shopify service to the “New User” Zapier TalentLMS action. Well, the time is now! In this post we’ll have a look at how our new integration with Shopify works, how you configure it, and what it enables you to do.
PPT courses to the iPAD - Which way to go?
Take an e-Learning Break
APRIL 12, 2011
It executes the Flash content in its own data center and then sends video down the pipe to the user’s iPAD, which has to be connected to a Wi-Fi connection. I recently experimented with various methods of getting aPPT course developed with Articulate Presenter to the iPAD. HTML Articulate player from eLearning Enhanced: Works great. Just wish they had a quiz component (it's in the works). link] Flash on iPAD from iSwifter– works ok. link] PPT2Video from Wondershare – strip out all the Articulate elements and insert audio on the page.
10 Tips for Successful Webinars
MAY 13, 2015
In addition, use of a headset means that the return audio is piped into the earphones, rather than the computer speakers, keeping that audio from getting picked up by the microphone. Instructors, lecturers, and subject matter experts: Get your next webinar off to a great start by following these quick rules—and by using 360training’s free webinar tools ! 1. Do a system check prior to the event. Make sure your computer, webinar software, and network connections are up-to-date and working well together. Do your initial test run about a week in advance. Check audio quality.
The Big Question: How to assess learning initiatives…
MARCH 2, 2011
That’s a pipe dream. How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? Why single out informal, social, and continuous learning? We need better approaches for assessing all learning initiatives. The purpose of learning is behavior change. Just Jay