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Put That In Your Pipe Graphic and Present It!

eLearning Brothers

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!

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Learning Professionals – Do you need to tweak your pipes?

Learning Cafe

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).

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Pipe’s Categories of Performance Aids


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)


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

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Culture before Content: 3 Steps for Warming Up Your Organization to the Idea of Microlearning


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.

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Curated Insights: Why knowledge sharing at work is a good thing


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.

Adobe FrameMaker: GREP to Replace Hyphens with En Dashes

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

little voice piped up and said, "Barb! by Barb Binder    Adobe FrameMaker 12  supports GREP Find/Change (General Regular Expression Print), but I tend to forget about it because it's not prominently featured in the Find/Change dialog box. Without the aid of GREP, I run 10 replacements, 1- to 1-. 2- to 2-, etc. Until today. ", the lightbulb finally illuminated.

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Fighting the River–Saving the Middle School

Kapp Notes

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

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Trending in Workplace Learning 2015….

Allison Rossett

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.

Reactivating Learning

Clark Quinn

(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

TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: What Happened to PIP?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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

E-Learning Provocateur

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

eLearning Brothers

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.

Gamification in E-Learning – Are you really learning?

eLearning 24-7

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.

The Promise Of 3D Learning

Upside Learning

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.

Using Analogies and Metaphors to Enhance Learning

Social Learning

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.

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This is not (fill in the blank)

eLearning 24-7

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?

6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom

Learning Rebels

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.

Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace


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

Mark Oehlert

» 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 books futures Web 2.0

21C Monopoly

Learning and Working on the Web

Amazon is choking the book publishing industry, Google is dominating advertising, and telecommunications companies are using their control of the pipes to directly compete with service providers. The robber barons of the 21st century are the platform owners. They have combined the power of network effects with a 20th century corporate capitalist, winner takes all approach. Technology

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Jay Cross

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. 

A new way to work

Learning and Working on the Web

Amazon is choking the book publishing industry, Google and Facebook are dominating advertising, and telecommunications companies are using their control of the pipes to directly compete with service providers. Corporations were created to give limited liability to organizations that were taking on large, capital-intensive projects, like building railways. There are alternatives. Wirearchy.

LMS and Gamification


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.

What We Can Learn From The Blue Man Group

Kapp Notes

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.

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Altered perceptions

Learning with e's

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.

the democratic advantage

Learning and Working on the Web

Amazon is choking the book publishing industry, Google is dominating advertising, and telecommunications companies are using their control of the pipes to directly compete with service providers. Three billion people around the world are now connected with ubiquitous digital technologies that keep improving. They also keep getting cheaper. Distributed communications subvert gatekeepers.

Set up shop with the new Shopify – TalentLMS integration


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.

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Compliance, LMS and Content – Boring You Bet, Then again.

eLearning 24-7

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. .

Distinguishing Connectivism


thanks in advance Making sense of Connectivism Connectivism would not exist without the technological development of modern communication infrastructures (physical pipes) and the advent of social software (facilitating pipes). It would appear that over time that individuals in different fields, individuals with different perspectives, individuals with different goals have recognised value in the new facilitating pipes, to indeed lay the foundations for the claim that connectivism is a learning theory for the digital age. How does learning occur? What is the role of memory?

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Working Title: Inspiration

Dont Waste Your Time

They were shunned and ridiculed by their peers for being different (yes, I’ve had that in the past), they were mocked for trying new tricks or different materials or ‘playgrounds’ for ramps, pipes, jumps, etc. ” Initially. alsohave admiration for the things skaters could do, and for the things they’ve broken to try and master a trick or move. ” IMDB  .

Mise-en-scène in eLearning

Focus Learning Solutions

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.

Screencast of the Week - Jay Bailey and RapidFire Video

Visual Lounge

This week's Screencast of the Week has it all - mountains, roads, half-pipes and road rash! This week's Screencast of the Week has it all - mountains, roads, half-pipes and road rash! heard from Jay Bailey of RapidFire Video recently about some of his recent screencasts. Jay's "philosophy" is that you have less than a minute and a half to tell your story. Congrats, Jay!

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Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant?

Dawn of Learning

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.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Two mashup platforms are Pipes and Scrapplet. Pipes is an aggregator tool for manipulating and remixing content and data from around the web. There are so many cool ways to learn online now. The whole world is a school. This list is meant for continuous learners and for procrastinators looking for distractions in the coming year. 1. Learn through Visual Search Engines. Ask a Question.

10 Tips for Successful Webinars

360 Training

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.

e-Learning Best Practice: How to Make Sure Your System Works


The size of your course is going to affect everything downstream because it tells you just how much “water” you are trying to pipe down the hose! e-Learning Best Practices, and why they can fail from the very start. There are a lot of things that need to go right for your web based content to be successful. Some of them are easy to see. Like when a learner launches a course and the video refuses to play. Others are harder to see. Like when the internet connection that learner is using gets bogged down and the course never shows up. frustrated learner. No water.