Unshrouding the Mystery of Blended Learning
AUGUST 3, 2015
Instructional strategies such as lecturing, guided learning, exploratory discussions, debates and role-playing must be amalgamated with online learning tools such as podcasts, e-books, webcasts and digital video libraries, massive multiplayer online games, wikis, etc. For many, blended learning is still a muddled concept. Sorry to burst the bubble, but that is NOT blended learning.
T+D Webcast - Social Networking and Learning
OCTOBER 23, 2007
Tony O'Driscoll, Paula Ketter and I did a webcast for T+D - ASTD's publication today. It's a question of what happens as production moves from being owned by the training organization to one where SMEs and learners are more responsible. Tony's examples were brief, but interesting: Wikis Product updates/news Project management Podcasts Communications Sales / Field Force Collective Intelligence Predictive markets Social Networking New Hires Communities of Practice One of the questions we got was: How do you start as a Learning Professional? and Learning 1.0 to Learning 2.0.
Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning
APRIL 25, 2014
We’ll start with a few interesting use cases of QR Codes that we are able to think of in the context of e-learning and m-learning (with a few thoughts for Instructor-Led Training as well): Add QR Codes to the business cards and workstations of the employees in your organization. Place QR Codes on e-learning course screens for viewing additional information (such as history, timeline, podcasts, webinars, detailed instructions) with rich media (that help enhance the information) for those who are interested. What is the process of creating QR Codes? What are the options available?
2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
Corporate LMSs were invented almost 30 years ago to manage and report on the training and compliance of their employees and contractors. Associations are selling content to their members and continuing education training providers are selling content to anyone. Trained customers buy more over time and are more satisfied and customer LMSs make it happen. Quick LMS History.
Welcome to Synchronous E-Learning Month
JULY 6, 2009
The blog posts and the podcast will all provide a depth of discussion on a topic rather than just a few sentences. We’ll explore: The business and training case for using this facilitation method, How to design and write courses to work best in this format, and. Our podcast this month focuses on facilitation tips once you’re actually teaching the course. live webcasting. The Business and Training Case. It is often difficult to have short 1-2 hour face-to-face training sessions; however, that is very doable using synchronous e-learning technologies.
Reflecting on Xyleme Voices: The Industry Luminaries We've Talked To
DECEMBER 14, 2009
Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. This year, our educational podcast library Xyleme Voices was nominated and shortlisted in the category of Best Educational Use of Audio. While I am the host of this library, there are a number of people in the background who put tremendous time, effort, and pride into researching, recruiting, and producing these terrific podcasts. And of course, what would our podcast series be without our outstanding participants who take the time not only to be interviewed, but always come incredibly prepared. Hope to work together again.
Why we're all "blogging ourselves out of a job"
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
AUGUST 15, 2006
I couldn't find it when I googled "online learning news" so I googled DO NETWORKS TRUMP TRAINING? Finally, someone else blogging my thoughts: Where do we add value if our potential students can look up almost anything in Wikipedia, watch a webcast from Webtorials, or gather free information from myriad other online sources? Formal training approaches (including online learning) are still helpful -- but often, they don't go far enough. I was just forwarded an article from the Online Learning News. YEP, SOMETIMES and there it was, by Patti Shank. EXACTLY!
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning
SEPTEMBER 12, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Corporate training departments are set up for the old-school boomer approach to training. And, hey, many e-Learning vendors are vested in the "old boomer" model of training. Your summaries of books, webcasts and webinars are always so thorough. Messy Training Not OK.
Best LMS? 2016 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards
DECEMBER 7, 2016
Now, more than 700 solutions claim at least some piece of the LMS pie — and for most of them, employee training is not a mainstay. These “all purpose” LMS platforms are used to deliver, support and measure online and classroom training programs for any combination of employees, channel partners, dealers, franchisees, customers, business prospects and others. Docebo.