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  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013
    [Providers] Formal Versus Self-Education: Which Is Better?
    Stanford, MIT and Princeton, among others, offer online courses for free through Academic Earth, a provider of online education courses for a variety of subjects including business, humanities, science and engineering. Learning leaders must work to balance and seek out candidates with a dual approach to their development — degrees provide some skills, but self-education develops others. Forward-thinking companies are beginning to look past the undergraduate degree to those who are self-educated. Is this the right approach? The study considers these the “wise companies.”
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
    [Providers] God Particles and Learning
    Our goal for 2013 is to provide the quality information, bold ideas and challenging opportunities you need to knowledgeably rethink, revise and improve the kind of learning you deliver and how effectively you deliver it. Finally, we’ll provide a solid, evidence-based way for you to evaluate your current practices and compare them to the best of the best by participating in the LearningElite, our rigorous, peer-reviewed benchmarking program. As learning leaders, how consciously “ignorant” are you? Science isn’t about being right. I’m using it the same way.
  • TAYLORING IT  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Providers] Back in the ‘speaking saddle’…
    Whilst I understand that there are implications of using Social Media incorrectly and for that very reason it is important to provide a balanced view during an event such as this, I felt that this particular session involved a lot of scaremongering, which I actually tweeted and which attracted quite a few ReTweets. … that’s right folks, despite being a dreaded vendor , I have recently spoken at the UCISA Using Social Media For Training event at the kind invitation of the lovely Gillian Fielding. Thanks for the inspiration Sue! Some scaremongering taking place here.
  • TAYLORING IT  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Providers] Back in the ‘speaking saddle’…
    Whilst I understand that there are implications of using Social Media incorrectly and for that very reason it is important to provide a balanced view during an event such as this, I felt that this particular session involved a lot of scaremongering, which I actually tweeted and which attracted quite a few ReTweets. … that’s right folks, despite being a dreaded vendor , I have recently spoken at the UCISA Using Social Media For Training event at the kind invitation of the lovely Gillian Fielding. Thanks for the inspiration Sue! Some scaremongering taking place here.
  • TAYLORING IT  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011
    [Providers] A word of warning, be careful…
    After lunch was the point at which the eLN entered new ground by providing an afternoon of experiential learning by allowing attendees to practice making screencasts and recording/editing videos. From the 2 groups that I worked with this ‘hands on’ approach was warmly received and provided a fantastic opportunity to apply the theory in the real world (isn’t this what we keep saying our learners should be doing?). … as to what media you use if you are ever asked to produce a festive tip for the eLearning networks 24 tips advent calendar. Why a warning?
  • MLEVEL  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2016
    [Providers] mLevel Wins the Bronze Award for the 2015 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology
    The award is a validation of the value our platform provides to customers as well as the value of our partnership with Microsoft.”. We conduct research that drives performance, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results. Recap from:   PRWeb’s Press Release. mLevel Recognized as Industry Leader for work with Microsoft by Brandon Hall. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 07, 2016. mLevel Wins the Bronze Award for the 2015 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology. mLevel’s win was announced on December 3, 2015.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2013
    [Providers] Human Resources, Learning, and Leadership: Our Ten Predictions for 2014
    This means you, as an employer, need to provide internal talent mobility and career growth in your own organization. 2014 will be an exciting and challenging year for HR, learning, and talent professionals. Download our 66 page Predictions Report here.). Global economic growth will create a new level of competition for people. HR organizations will shift their focus from cost reduction to retention and engagement. Technology will continue to make the world a smaller place, forcing companies to improve their employment brand in every possible way. Data will become a new currency.
  • INSYNC TRAINING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016
    [Providers] Using Microlearning to Pull Learners to Your Content
    Traditional training focuses on the Push – formal scheduled programs that provide planned, siloed instruction. Training Magazine Network Session Recap. Several months ago, Jennifer Hofmann’s presentation “ How to Engage Modern Learners ,” explored the differences between Push training and Pull learning. Pull learning, on the other hand, uses a decentralized, learner-centric approach to make content readily available in a specific moment of learning need. Both Push and Pull play key roles in the modern learning culture. Blended learning Modern Learning Culture Microlearning pull learnin
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
    [Providers] Snagit speaks German! Do you?
    We wanted to provide a complete and authentic experience so we didn’t stop at simply translating the user interface. Today is an exciting day for our German speaking customers. We are releasing Snagit 12 and Snagit for Mac 3 in German! How do you say screen-capture in German? Bildschirmaufnahme! And what about recording area? Aufnahmebereich! That’s pretty easy, am I right? This is the first release of the German Snagit 12, which follows the long tradition of having a translated windows version all the way back to 2002 when we released Snagit 6.1. Can’t see the video? Do you?
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2013
    [Providers] Together Everyone Achieves More
    It provides real experiences and learning opportunities so participants understand how they operate and what they can do differently. These programs have been shown to provide great benefits. Similar to Children’s, leaders should focus on real organizational problems that cross division boundaries and provide experiential learning. When done right, it provides participants with real experiences and learning opportunities so they understand how they are operating and what they can do differently to achieve goals for themselves, the department and the organization.
  • GROWTH ENGINEERING  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
    [Providers] How to Become One of the Best Companies to Work for
    It also provides managers with an easy way to tell who is in line for a pay rise and the extra responsibilities that go along with it. Every year, The Sunday Times publishes a survey of the best companies to work for in the UK. This annual list ranks businesses small and large according to how satisfied their employees are. It takes several factors into account including employees’ opinions on their colleagues, their superiors and their working conditions. If you lose focus on employee satisfaction, all of the more practical concerns can suffer as a result. Leadership. Wellbeing.
  • IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CURVE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2006
    [Providers] Comprehension and Retention - participation
    In Paul Murphy's experiment he provides a document that might require some prior familiarity with the topic. Further instructions from Mr. Murphy: Please be aware that we want to end up with roughly equal numbers of people in all four categories, but that most people will find it easier to provide on-screen/immediate responses than on-paper/delayed ones. wish he provided feedback so I could see how far off I was with my answers. If you decide to do the experiment, please comment and let me know your impressions. It would be nice to see formal research on these differences.
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 4, 2012
    [Providers] Small Scale Education
    Imagine an ecosystem where the local community provides some of the necessary resources for implementation of NCF and NCFTE goals alongside the resources provided by the government through SSA/MSA (Sarva Shiksha and Madhyamic Shiksha Abhiyaan) and RTE (Right to Free and Compulsory Education, 2010). Education has always been considered by planners as being for the people. Consequently, a lot of effort by private and public entities have placed great effort and emphasis on just one aspect – how do we educate people? This is not entirely democratic. What does this imply?
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
    [Providers] The tyranny of content
    Provide interesting additional information & photographs about people, places and things; provide tables and figures illustrating and comparing facts. Provide external references that children can refer to. I have had the opportunity to interact with some school textbooks and instructional designers in my lifetime (and I am rediscovering some now). have also had occasion to browse through India’s National Curricular Framework, 2005. Case in point. Pose some questions; investigate with the help of more activities. Frame questions and discussions around it.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014
    [Providers] LMS for Real Estate Associations and Schools
    State associations and education providers around the country are scrambling to coordinate seminars and workshops to educate real estate professionals on everything from fair housing laws to real estate taxation. Knowledge Direct for Real Estate Associations and Schools also provides a built-in marketing feature that automatically promotes related courses to learners, based on their past purchases and profiles, helping you to increase course sales and ultimately drive your associations non-dues revenue. technology. Toll free 1-800-942-4537. Share this on Facebook. Tweet This!
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014
    [Providers] LMS for Real Estate Associations and Schools
    State associations and education providers around the country are scrambling to coordinate seminars and workshops to educate real estate professionals on everything from fair housing laws to real estate taxation. Knowledge Direct for Real Estate Associations and Schools also provides a built-in marketing feature that automatically promotes related courses to learners, based on their past purchases and profiles, helping you to increase course sales and ultimately drive your associations non-dues revenue. technology. Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn.
  • EVERYTHING E-LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2015
    [Providers] Version Control in Lectora Online
    Use the Comment field to provide brief descriptions of your changes. Each version of the title appears in chronological order in the Version History table, along with the creation date and time, the creator and any comments provided. 4. Version Control in Lectora® Online cloud authoring tool allows multiple members of a team to work on the same title at the same time—all without overwriting each other’s changes. Versioning is made possible through the Check Out and Check In process. Checking Out. To check out a title, or part of a title: 1. Checking In Changes. Restoring a Title.
  • TAKE AN E-LEARNING BREAK  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2010
    [Providers] iSpring 5.0 Product Family
    provides full support of Microsoft Office 2010, including new PowerPoint 2010 features, like new transition effects and control of inserted video playback. iSpring products provide PowerPoint to Flash conversion - along with e-Learning components like quizzes and LMS compliance. iSpring 5.0 The updated iSpring products are Windows 7 and both Office 2010 32-bit and 64-bit compatible. They also support embedded audio, video and Flash. You can customize the player and include YouTube videos. Check it out: [link
  • SPICY LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012
    [Providers] Is e-learning being flipped out?
    These new online resources are now taking their content a step further by providing a platform to deliver immersive classroom experiences using videoed lessons which can be further enhanced by a range of features including interactions and commentary. “In flip teaching, the student first studies the topic by himself, typically using video lessons created by the instructor or shared by another educator, such as those provided by the Khan Academy. Over the last few years there can be no argument that e-learning has come on an awful long way. Blog Development e-Learning
  • SPICY LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012
    [Providers] Is e-learning being flipped out?
    These new online resources are now taking their content a step further by providing a platform to deliver immersive classroom experiences using videoed lessons which can be further enhanced by a range of features including interactions and commentary. “In flip teaching, the student first studies the topic by himself, typically using video lessons created by the instructor or shared by another educator, such as those provided by the Khan Academy. Over the last few years there can be no argument that e-learning has come on an awful long way. Advance Development e-Learning
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
    [Providers] Anticipating Fall: And HRTech
    It’s HRTech, the yearly conference focusing on technology in the world of human capital management that provides that excitement for me and my colleagues interested in HCM. The onset of autumn used to mean all the excitement of a new year of school – new clothes, crayons, backpacks and lunchboxes. Later in my professional life, it was the time to welcome in new freshman classes, attempting to reassure parents that their offspring were going to survive the first term of their college experience. Part was the delight in seeing old friends and meeting friends for the future.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2013
    [Providers] The Datafication of HR: What Does it Mean to You?
    We've done some research in this area and a large healthcare provider recently saved almost 4% of their payroll simply by analyzing what we call "payroll leakage." major customer service provider analyzed 7,240 employees over seven locations around the world and found that "relevant job experience" in the area of customer service had no impact on tenure, performance, or long term employee engagement. HR data providers: A flurry of new companies are now offering people and workforce data like never before. Waze is "datafying" our driving.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2012
    [Providers] HR in the Cloud: Upping the Talent Management Ante
    Sapphire, the SAP annual event for its customers and partners, provided the debut of SuccessFactors as a SAP company. In a newly created division called Cloud Computing, Lars Dalgaard, founder and CEO of SuccessFactors, is now the king of the cloud, overseeing a team of 5000 employees devoted to executing SAP’s cloud strategy. Update from Lars on the SuccessFactors’ end of the business: there are3500 customers with 15.6 million unique users, making it 15 times the size in user count of other cloud companies. Developments announced? There were plenty.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011
    [Providers] Are you measuring transfer of learning?
    It sends updates to participants, reminding learners of objectives, prompting reflection and action, and providing specific content. Don’t be alarmed. David Mallon’s blog has *not* been hacked - it’s just taken on another writer. Now it’s a twofer. I’m Janet Clarey, a new senior analyst here at Bersin & Associates, and I’ll be conducting research in the learning practice along with David. Frequent readers will be happy to know that David will continue to write his informative and reflective blog posts here too. Two bloggers. One URL. Yes exactly!
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011
    [Providers] Are you measuring transfer of learning?
    It sends updates to participants, reminding learners of objectives, prompting reflection and action, and providing specific content. Don’t be alarmed. David Mallon’s blog has *not* been hacked - it’s just taken on another writer. Now it’s a twofer. I’m Janet Clarey, a new senior analyst here at Bersin & Associates, and I’ll be conducting research in the learning practice along with David. Frequent readers will be happy to know that David will continue to write his informative and reflective blog posts here too. Two bloggers. One URL. Yes exactly!
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012
    [Providers] A conversation on measurement and metrics (#ASTDLN)
    Business example – health insurance provider using a performance support. These are my notes from the final workshop session at ASTD Learn Now in. San Francisco. Bob Mosher and Conrad Gottfredson of Ontuitive are leading a. conversation on metrics and measurement. The things that we currently measure about learning are things that the learner doesn't really care about. (% of course completions, pass/fail rate, # student days, etc.). Bob Mosher -- there is value in smile sheets. Research shows that if people like you're training, they'll take more. link]. lower support costs. impact?
  • GROWTH ENGINEERING  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016
    [Providers] We’ve Reached the European Finals of the Talent Unleashed Awards, judged by Sir Richard Branson and Steve Wozniak!
    Jonathan Vardon (Chief Information Officer, CCD at Provident Financial). Steve Wozniak will be there in person to provide direct feedback on the night, making it a hugely exciting event! Can you hear that? It’s the sound of our office erupting with joy as this Talent Unleashed Awards news reached us, and it’s not going to stop any time soon! Jon Butterfield, EMEA CEO at event organisers Talent International , summed things up nicely: “ Talent Unleashed is unique, not only for its global outreach and stellar judges but for the quality and diversity of its entrants.
  • KIRKPATRICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012
    [Providers] "Pull Up a Chair" to Gain Qualitative Data
    Metrics provide evidence of program value, but they are not always the best way to discover the truth during training and follow up. Kirkpatrick Quick Tip Vol. 2 #14. During the training program, the trainer should occasionally close the facilitator’s guide, pull up a chair and simply ask participants how the material is being received
  • ECONTENT  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2013
    [Providers] Google Nexus 10 Review: Day 2
    in conjunction with Google Maps the embedded GPS chip provides me my location while I am offline. I have had my Nexus 10 for about 24 hours. Over the weekend I will post an in depth review and link it here, but so far I am very happy. This blog post is actually part of my test. Right now I am wondering whether I am able to enter text and use the Typepad visual editor. plus post images. On my iPad it was necessary to purchase a special app / browser named Blogsy. Right now I am using the native Google Chrome browser which comes with the tablet. Eureka! one reason I like the Nexus 10 is.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015
    [Providers] How to Mass Upload Players into a Guru Game
    CSV template we provide. Do you want to spare your players the task of self-registering to play a Guru game? Some organizations do. If email verification is not needed, you can opt to pre-register players for a Guru game. Perhaps you are unveiling a Guru game as part of a conference experience or as part of a live workshop event. In these instances, your goal is to get everyone playing as quickly as possible with as little effort as possible. Mass uploading your players ahead of time may be a perfect solution. You can do this mass import within the  MANAGE PLAYERS  tab.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2015
    [Providers] Avoiding Confusion During Reviews
    They also provide identifying numbers that are used to refer to each individual screen throughout the project. Use the punch list the course builder provides, if they provide one. If a punch list is not provided, ask the course builder if there’s a certain program or format they’d like you to use. Reviews are a key part of developing any eLearning. In my experience, they’re also one of the steps that cause the most confusion and delays. Reviews generally take place at two points, the storyboard and the actual course. Reviewing a Storyboard. Reviewing a Course.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016
    [Providers] Knowledge Is in the Cards
    The goal is to figure out which picture card another player is thinking of, based on a hint they provide. Think of it as the next step after providing examples. Examples generally provide context and let learners know “why,” personally significant information encourages further exploration. Provide links to additional resources so interested learners have a starting point for further research. I was recently introduced to a card game called Dixit. figured I’d have some fun playing with friends and then go about business as usual. The five picture cards were: 1.
  • LEARNDASH  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2016
    [Providers] Should Your Courses Have Affiliates?
    They form connections, create winning promotional materials, facilitate affiliate contests, and provide new ideas for promotion. If you have created an online course… And you’re selling that course… And you want to get the word out about your course… Then chances are you have considered implementing an affiliate program. In fact, a quick look at some of the more successful internet marketers would suggest that having an affiliate program is almost  essential for your course to make any sales. Sounds good doesn’t it? Offer large enough incentives. So we did.
  • TONY KARRER  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2009
    [Providers] Case Studies of Informal or Social Learning
    Can you provide me pointers? I'm looking to find lots of examples of where informal or social learning has been used successfully in the workplace and where it was led by the L&D organization. This can either be already written up, or it can be the name of a person and organization where it was done. If you would be more comfortable, feel free to send me information via an email: akarrer@techempower.com. eLearning Technology. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs
  • TONY KARRER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2007
    [Providers] 2006 and 2007 - Dump Microsoft Now and Best Posts of 2006
    Stephen Downes provided a list of year-end wrap-ups that had several interesting posts. Included were: Wesley Fryer article that says that in 5-years, school district says - "not a single desktop in this 52,000-student school system in metropolitan Dallas will carry the image of a proprietary school software program." Wow - dump your Microsoft stock now! Doug Belshaw post of his "20 top blog posts of 2006" Doug's perspective is a bit different than mine, but the list was interesting to see. I'm curious what people in eLearning felt were the top posts of 2006? What struck you?
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2007
    [Providers] Understanding eLearning 2.0
    For example, in the discussion on the blog post, " e-learning 1.0 vs. 2.0 - Help Needed ," you can see that Howard Cronin provided the analogy of AM/FM, CD, and iPod adaptor. My article - Understanding eLearning 2.0 - was just published on ASTD's Learning Circuits. would like to thank readers of this blog for helping with contributions. As I said in the article: Thanks This article would not have been possible without considerable discussion and input from many different people who have taken part in discussion around this topic via the blogosphere.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, JULY 30, 2007
    [Providers] Interesting Paradox - Choices
    Gladwell - TED Talk - Malcolm Gladwell talks about providing choices that people don't even know that they want. Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central belief of western societies: that freedom of choice leads to personal happiness. In Schwartz's estimation, all that choice is making us miserable. We set unreasonably high expectations, question our choices before we even make them, and blame our failures entirely on ourselves.
  • TONY KARRER  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2007
    [Providers] New Hire Onboarding Blog or Social Network
    or If they come into the company in waves, how about providing them a discussion group or better yet a social network tool that has good discussions as a means of communicating with each other and with coaches? Just wanted to through an idea at everyone that came up during several discussions today at DevLearn. How about asking select new hires to keep an inside the firewall blog as they begin their jobs at your company? Is this already being done all the time? If not, why not? This seems painfully obvious
  • TONY KARRER  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2007
    [Providers] Too many updates
    I use FeedBlitz to provide email subscriptions to my blog. surprising number of people actually use this option - roughly 150 of 3,000 subscriptions. I get a couple sign-ups for email every week and about every other week someone unsubscribes. Feedblitz allows the user to specify a reason. Most often it's either "no longer relevant" or "subscribed in another way." Today I got my first cancellation with the reason "Too many updates". It actually, made me smile. I've become part of the problem.
  • TONY KARRER  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2007
    [Providers] italki - Social Network for Language Learning
    They provide the ability to connect with other learners who are trying to learn a language. italki is an interesting website in the language learning space - which seems to be very busy these days. People find each other using the site and then connect via chat, IM, voice/Skype, etc. There are other resources, but the use of a social network to find people who can help each other learn the language is a great idea. Not sure if it can work in practice given the many other barriers that will come up. I'd be curious what people think about this as a learning mechanism
  • MOODLE JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
    [Providers] Training starts for 2013
    Activities in the session cover the following exercises Word document to learning package conversion Using Metadata Managing Course Settings Basic Styling Embedding Web and stored Media Embedding websites Questions and Feedback Publishing a Wimba SCORM Document Publishing to DSpace General speaking providing we have no technical glitches the 1.5 – 2 hour has proven to be realistic. Following my rounds of staff meetings before the end of summer term last, I have this week started to get the training for elearning underway. Having mentioned technical glitches we did experience one.
  • MOODLE JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2013
    [Providers] The mythologies of eLearning
    Well start of the new year here and time to commence some new work on e-Learning, a term that I must confess I am looking forward in many ways to replacing or at least redefining. None the less there is little doubt what so ever in my own mind and indeed from experience and evidence that technology can and should be used to extend our classrooms. Of course its not the technology at all that we need to make a case for really is it. Is it time I wonder to startup the compilation of such mythological objections that we so often hear, and perhaps use it as an e-Learning myth of the day campaign?
  • RAPID ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010
    [Providers] Do You Really Need Instructions on How to Use an E-Learning Course?
    Provide clear instructions if you do have unconventional navigation. But if you do violate some conventions, then be sure to provide clear instructions.  In the late ‘90s the company I worked for was installing a new network in anticipation of the Y2K bug.  I was responsible for training how to use the computers on the network. Back then most people didn’t have computers.  So before we could teach them how to use the computers, we had to teach simple things like using a mouse.  I recall a few people who actually waved the mouse in front of the monitor hoping to get it to work.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2010
    [Providers] Networks, networks, networks
    To conclude: a major reason why traditional intranets fail today’s knowledge workers is that all information they provide access to is produced with a push-based production model. Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. via @ captic – Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The traditional, industrial age hierarchic organization must evolve. via @ bbetts -Oscar Berg: Why traditional intranets fail today’s knowledge workers. To a first approximation, selection would seem to produce a single set of genes that are ‘best’ evolved for a particular environment.
  • TWITTERPATED WITH LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Providers] New eLearning Global Giveback Course: Isoniazid Preventive Therapy for the Prevention of Tuberculosis in People Living with HIV
    Throughout the design and development process, the team at FHI 360 provided excellent support and reviews, and I’m really excited about how the course turned out.  If you aren’t able to stop by the Global Giveback reception to demo the course, you can take a peek at the course in my online portfolio.  My son, Theo, was born two weeks ago, so I won’t be at the Learning Solutions Conference this week.  However, a course I developed with FHI 360 is going to be demoed there on Thursday evening as part of the third eLearning Global Giveback.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009
    [Providers] The Power of X – Experiential Learning in Today’s World
    Smart organisations look to exploit the fact that most learning comes through these four channels (experience, practice, conversation and reflection) by ensuring that managers create the right environments and provide learning opportunities for their team members on an ongoing basis in the workplace. Ensure Projects Provide Learning : Ensure each currently assigned project or assignment is a learning experience for employees. Provide Experiences that Develop: Help employees obtain the experience at work that will help them develop over time 19.1% It’s not rocket science.
  • IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CURVE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2007
    [Providers] My New Mission Statement
    At random, it came up with this: It is our mission to seamlessly provide access to quality infrastructured so that we may endeavor to globally foster multimedia based deliverables while promoting personal employee growth. Karyn Romeis was kind enough to point me to the Dilbert Mission Statement generator. If anyone asks my career goals - this is it in a jargonized nutshell. think I'll get cards made up.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011
    [Providers] Questions to Ask Ur Prospective LMS Vendor
    For people who are working on certification, does your system provide e-mail reminders to end users whose certification is near expiration and thus they need to go into the system and complete it?  You can use your own system – provider or locate one and use it with the systems. LMS vendor and content provider have a business relationship deal – so LMS vendor takes X percent and the remaining goes to the content vendor.  If you could get 100% rather than a split, wouldn’t you want to deal? Questions. SCORM. What SCORM compliance are you? 2004 3rd edition?
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
    [Providers] The 2013 Talent Management Systems Market: Explosive Growth and Change
    It does not include providers of content or data services. The recruiting software market has exploded with new players, despite the continued dominance of Taleo (Oracle), Kenexa (IBM), Lumesse, and LinkedIn (which is actually not a talent management software provider but actually replaces the need for many other tools). We see the emergence of many new critical tools here: companies that provide candidate searching, advertisement management, Facebook and LinkedIn integration, candidate relationship management, and what we call "Google of People."
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010
    [Providers] Media Chemistry – exploring the elements of online communication
    If you’d prefer the simple, plain text version, I’ve provided links to all the original blog postings here All online communication, whether that’s published content, live online events or social media, make use of the same key media elements: text, audio, images, animation and video. You can download it for free from Onlignment here.
  • WILL AT WORK LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Providers] Blood Glucose -- Probably NOT a determinant of Willpower.
    2000), then glucose supplements would provide a simple means to enhance willpower and ameliorate these problems (Baumeister & Tierny, 2011). New research just published (July 11, 2016) shows that the blood-glucose hypothesis about willpower is probably not true, at least not as evidenced by current scientific studies. The idea -- previously held -- was that blood glucose mediated the propensity of people to exert willpower, with decreased blood glucose making it less likely that someone would persevere in a task. Apparently, current research doesn't back up this claim. Miguel A.
  • PROPROFS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2015
    [Providers] Delight respondents with custom welcome and thank you pages
    Will the information I provide be confidential? Do you want to create surveys that have more than 90% completion rates? We help you build exactly such surveys with our custom welcome and thank you page feature. It not only improves the response rate of your surveys but also builds trust and encourages honest responses. This feature is especially useful when you are creating business surveys such as the Share Your ProProfs Experience survey we created. Read our help article to learn how to add welcome and thank you pages or keep reading to get some more insights into the feature. Update
  • GROWTH ENGINEERING  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016
    [Providers] Juliette Denny’s Interview on Learning Now TV
    This hard-hitting interview was conducted in the wake of our Learning Provider of the Year win at the 2016 Learning Awards. Recently our Managing Director Juliette Denny (or Ideologist in Chief as she’s known around here) was invited onto the fantastic Learning Now TV programme! The Learning Now TV team was keen to find out more about what the win meant for us, what makes Growth Engineering unique, and what 2016 holds in store for us. Juliette isn’t one to get shy in front of the camera , so she leapt at the opportunity to appear on the show! What makes Growth Engineering special.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2009
    [Providers] Ten ways to thrive in a downturn
    This video provides a record of a talk I gave on behalf of the eLearning Network (eLN) at Learning Technologies 09 last week in London. The presentation was aimed at a UK audience and is mildly promotional on behalf of the eLN, but I think the sentiments apply pretty well everywhere at the moment and a little promotion for a not-for-profit never does any harm. Note that the video is in two parts. If you prefer you can download a PDF version (300K).
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Providers] Interviewed on mobile
    Here’s the (largely unedited) transcript she provided for me: What is your definition of mobile learning? When I was designing solutions, though, a cell phone technology provider approached us to supplement a face to face training course on negotiation to be delivered via the phone. A student from Florida Gulf Coast University interviewed me on mobile. Using a mobile device to make us more effective, either in the moment or developing us over time. Would you consider a laptop a Mobile Device? to meet individual’s needs better. It’s much more than that. mobile
  • VIKAS JOSHI ON INTERACTIVE LEARNING   |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2008
    [Providers] Speaking Engagements in London and Paris
    For best learning outcomes social interactions must fulfill these conditions: Take place in the context of the presented course page Allow learners to contribute and voice opinions Provide educators the flexibility and control over interactions as well as content. Dr Isackson and I addressed these issues and provided an illustration of the new exciting social interaction pod technology as a solution. At the Olympia 2 Conference Center in London, the topic of my talk was “Unleash the Potential of Learning Interactions and Informal Learning.” Similar Web2.0 social informal learnin
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
    [Providers] The OER 101 Workshop at USM (Round 2)!
    It provides an introduction to the understanding of Open Educational Resources (OER), and how OER can be found, reused, remixed and created. OER 101 WORKSHOP This 2-day (or 1 1/2 day) workshop will be conducted at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) from 27th – 28th June , 2012. During the workshop, we will explore and discuss together the concept of OER, Creative Commons, business models, and variety of OpenCourseWare (OCW) case studies and content development tools. In the final session, we will discuss how to move forward with OER at USM. Virtual University of Pakistan Iran?
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2007
    [Providers] What Good Teachers Say About Teaching (Berkeley)
    Students' engagement with the subject is enhanced by knowing about the teacher's own research, and the interaction with students often provides new insights into the research. Article: [link] A-Z Index (short essays): [link] "At the University of California at Berkeley, the Distinguished Teaching Award was instituted in 1959 to recognize and reward excellence in teaching. On at least ten propositions, the contributors are in near or total agreement: The teacher's main task is to guide students through the learning process , not to dispense information. The mediocre teacher tells.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013
    [Providers] How to Boost Learning Through Philanthropy
    ” Odyssey Teams, a philanthropic team-building company, provided the training for Medix. Philanthropy programs are about more than corporate social responsibility — they also boost employee development and team building. Corporations are increasingly using philanthropic efforts to give back to the community, create a positive company image, encourage loyalty and teach team-building skills. “It’s one thing to say we want to affect lives and another to see the impact firsthand,” he said. After the training, the company decided to change its 10-year business plan.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011
    [Providers] Talent Development Reporting Principles Part 2: The Three Statements
    The statements provide information about the basic measures needed to manage the learning function. Last week I introduced the evolving reporting standards for L&D called Talent Development Reporting Principles (TDRP). This week I want to discuss the three recommended statements in more detail. Next week, we will look at the three recommended reports. The three statements are intended to organize and standardize all the important L&D measures just as the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement do for accounting measures. Recommended measures include levels 1-5.
  • THE LEARNED MAN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2007
    [Providers] Free Web Conferencing Tool By Elluminate
    E-learning technology provider Elluminate has rolled out the final release of its new, free Web conferencing system, vRoom. vRoom is essentially a virtual office, providing features like video and audio conferencing, instant messaging, application and desktop sharing, and interactive whiteboard capabilities. The company has also announced version 2.0 of its Blackboard Building Block extension for Elluminate Live!, a distance learning tool. Elluminate's vRoom is a collaboration tool supporting up to three simultaneous users, including the moderator. Journal, 3/21/2007
  • THE LEARNED MAN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2007
    [Providers] Free Web Conferencing Tool By Elluminate
    E-learning technology provider Elluminate has rolled out the final release of its new, free Web conferencing system, vRoom. vRoom is essentially a virtual office, providing features like video and audio conferencing, instant messaging, application and desktop sharing, and interactive whiteboard capabilities. The company has also announced version 2.0 of its Blackboard Building Block extension for Elluminate Live!, a distance learning tool. Elluminate's vRoom is a collaboration tool supporting up to three simultaneous users, including the moderator. Journal, 3/21/2007
  • TALENTLMS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2016
    [Providers] Benefits of moving your online learning platform to the Cloud
    Fortunately, we are in a good position to answer this, as we have helped thousands of companies and hundreds of thousands of learners make the transition to Cloud-based online learning, while at the same time we have had extended experience providing self-hosted learning solutions. Every half-decade in IT sees the rise of its own star technology. Some, like AI in the seventies or Grid computing in late nineties, proved to be either fads or prototypes rushed to market before their time. But are all business use cases fit to adopt a new popular technology? Jump to the future. Conclusion.
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009
    [Providers] What I Ask During a Course Review
    In the past I have provided a general list of what aspects of the course should be reviewed (e. g. Is the feedback provided helpful? Does the assessment provide correct scoring results? I just released the first draft of a new WBT course and as usual I have a slew of people reviewing the course. This includes Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) among others. grammar, accuracy of content, navigation, technology, etc.). This time around I compiled a far more detailed list of concerns reviewers should be attentive to during their review. Graphics Do you find the graphics helpful?
  • ELEARNING CYCLOPS  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2010
    [Providers] Needs Analysis - Help an eLearning Brother Out
    This provides me with a solid start to identifying the training needs. So, if you can provide any insight on the following, it will be greatly appreciated. Have you provided training on Windows 7 or Office 2010? My next big venture is training for an upgrade to Windows 7 and Office 2010. have good grasp of my audience, how they use their software, and access to the new OS and Office 2010. have also casually talked to a few people who use Windows 7 and Office 2010 and they shared valuable information about their transition and what they found easy and what was challenging.
  • PARADISO  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016
    [Providers] Paradiso LMS Review by Financesonline.com
    Speaking about Financesonline.com, they are a quick-growing platform that provides online reviews for B2B and SaaS products. Due to overwhelmingly positive feedback of users for Paradiso, Financesonline.com went ahead and awarded us with a prime payoff of providing ‘ Great User Experience ’. This LMS review has definitely motivated the team, and they are now striving towards achieving higher goalposts in terms of providing enriching ‘user experience’.     . Here’s another feather in the hat of Paradiso Software…! Besides, they also help the vendors find potential clients.
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016
    [Providers] How to make Rapid eLearning work for your organization
    Rapid eLearning development authoring tools provide predesigned templates and content organization ideas. Knowledge management is one of the biggest challenges in today’s corporate world. The general notion is that eLearning doesn’t any longer need to be a just a professionally authored solution. It’s not like there is no place for them, but in the corporate world, employee-prepared eLearning solutions are quickly taking center-stage. If you or your organization are interested in this trend, but do not know how to go about it or need a bit more motivation, read on! It Reduces Costs.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
    [Providers] A Call to Action: Performance Management in June
    Simpler things, such as providing managers with self-service tools on how to engage in effective coaching conversations or the addition of a small section on “manager as coach” into an existing manager training, are good first steps. Instead, identify if there are ways to provide managers and employees with more resources to enable better development planning. It is easy to forget about performance management in June. Appraisals are at long last done. Compensation adjustments have finally taken place. You deserve a rest. Source: Bersin & Associates, 2011. Stacia.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
    [Providers] A Call to Action: Performance Management in June
    Simpler things, such as providing managers with self-service tools on how to engage in effective coaching conversations or the addition of a small section on “manager as coach” into an existing manager training, are good first steps. Instead, identify if there are ways to provide managers and employees with more resources to enable better development planning. It is easy to forget about performance management in June. Appraisals are at long last done. Compensation adjustments have finally taken place. You deserve a rest. Source: Bersin & Associates, 2011. Stacia.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2012
    [Providers] Tips for Developing an LMS RFP
    On the other hand, if you provide little to no detail about what you’re looking for, LMS vendors are left to interpret your requirements for you and may totally miss the mark. Don’t worry that you’ll be providing too much information. The “8 Steps to Selecting Your Association LMS” white paper provides guidelines to help you decide which features should go in each category: • Critical –features or functions the LMS must have to integrate with your existing systems, your existing business model, or to ensure revenue. You should also provide length criterion to your vendor.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
    [Providers] Update from TaleoWorld 2011: Talent Intelligence, Mobile, and LinkedIn Partnership
    Taleo has made an amazing transition from a company that was primarily a recruiting software provider in 2008 to a full end-to-end SaaS-enabled talent management software company today. Taleo continues to be one of the top talent management software providers and its management team has a comprehensive understanding of the HR and business buyer needs. This week Taleo held their annual user conference and attracted more than 1,600 customers. As part of the event Taleo introduced two new product enhancements - one called Taleo Radar and the other a major announcement with LinkedIn.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Providers] EVER TRIED TO HIT A MOVING TARGET AT TWENTY PACES WITH A COLT 45?
    Sometimes L&D departments may also need to leave colleagues behind if they can’t, or won’t, join them on their journey to adapt and adopt the changes that are clear and necessary if they are to remain relevant and provide strategic value to their organisations. How Do We Know When L&D is Providing Strategic Value? Many learning leaders and providers still think that evolution from old to new is the answer. In real life it was not as simple as that. The feud was between two families. The cattle-herding Grahams and the sheep-grazing Tewksburys. And change now.
  • DIGITALCHALK ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016
    [Providers] Project Management Platforms eLearning Professionals Should Know About
    After assigning tasks to your co-workers and establishing goals, you can use cards to provide specific tasks to your teammates. The interface is primarily reminiscent of spreadsheet applications that provide features for resource management and other tasks. It provides effective Powerpoint and document-creating features, intertwined with Google’s famous email service, a chat function that incorporates video communication, and a storage service for file sharing and uploading essential documents and files. Trello – by Fog Creek Software. Podio – by Citrix.
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2016
    [Providers] How do IDs deepen Learner Engagement?
    Instructional Designers (IDs) provide a structural framework to learning thereby participating in the efforts to make the learner engagement efficient, effective and appealing. That is what this blog aims to showcase by recording the account and experience of an ID involved in a maiden project. The electrical engineer, who took up this specialized role at Origin , saw that the technical knowledge gained in the academic pursuit brings in a relevance that adds value to learner engagement. The linear-designed course had even the basic elements of what is fire all about!What
  • JANE HART  |  SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2011
    [Providers] The future of L&D department debate continues
    Recognising that traditional training, whether face to face or enhanced by the wonderful range of new tools, is only a constituent part of the learning spectrum – albeit one that enhances what can be done purely by social interaction for certain aspects – provides a way back for L&D to where it should be – at the centre of business strategy and performance improvement. Tweet. The EPIC Social Learning debate (which I spoke about yesterday ) continues. Today I am posting another contribution in favour of the motion. It is a fundamental part of our humanity.
  • THE LEARNING GENERALIST  |  TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2009
    [Providers] The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Why Synchronous Learning makes so much sense today
    As I wrote earlier, if you're a service provider, then people matter most in your business. At the very outset, let me apologise for being late on this post. My dog went through surgery this weekend, my wife's had exams and life's been incredibly hectic as a consequence. I've worked forever in the services industry and as an in-house consultant, I've realised that people like working with other people. Much as we may deny it, the experience of interacting with each other in a collaborative environment is special. That's the reason social media has taken off in this age.
  • EDYNCO  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2013
    [Providers] Edynco is presenting
    It provides simple learners management, communication tools and tracking options. We are very proud to announce that after several months of beta testing, Edynco has been officially launched today, May 29 th. Last 12 months were very busy, intensive, but most of all very creative. We were developing, refining and upgrading the beta version of Edynco (called SlideBlender – btw the name was also the subject of testing). We also built some new features requested by our beta testers, to whom we are very grateful for extremely valuable feedback and suggestions. So what is Edynco?
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014
    [Providers] How MOOCs Can Save Your Organization Time and Money
    Employees require much more training than companies were previously providing, and it is taking a toll. So while businesses may have increased their L&D budgets by 15%, they are expecting a much greater increase in both the amount and the quality of the training provided. Other logistical expenses MOOCs eliminate include costs associated with booking event space for seminars, providing transportation and meals for employees who attend training off-sites, and paying administrative staff to make all of the arrangements. Let’s get the obvious one out of the way first.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013
    [Providers] Can We Really Be That Bad at Knowledge Transfer?
    These practices were about ensuring that onboarding met the goals of the organization, stayed relevant and was consistent regardless of who it was delivered to, where it took place or when the course was provided. When looking at the fundamental underpinnings of two processes, onboarding and knowledge transfer, both basically involve some form of training or learning activities that pass on a select subset of the corporation’s knowledge to an individual or group of employees. The difference is that knowledge transfer also considers the collection and origin of the content.
  • ONLIGNMENT  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2013
    [Providers] 19. Why we shouldn’t write-off offline media
    As a learner, asynchronous communication provides you with the greatest flexibility – you can learn what you want, as fast or slow as you want, as often as you want and wherever you want. Offline media can be simply defined by the fact that you do not need to be online to consume the content. The first example of an offline medium was the printed page, which did, of course, revolutionise learning. In the twentieth century we also found ways to record and distribute sounds and moving pictures, using an assortment of tapes, films and discs. Blog blended
  • ONLIGNMENT  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2013
    [Providers] 12. Four strategies for learning I
    Instruction is ideally suited to the teaching of routine, rule-based tasks, as well as providing the relative novice with the structure and support that they require. Every learning solution, formal or informal, employs one or more of the following four basic strategies, whether or not this is a conscious decision: Exposition is the simple delivery of information from subject expert to learner, typically as part of a formal syllabus. Examples include lectures, presentations and prescribed reading. Next up :   Four strategies for learning II. Blog blending
  • ONLIGNMENT  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2010
    [Providers] Towards an alternative e-learning
    When you consider how rich a learning environment the Internet is capable of providing (and does do for many of us  outside work), this is a tragic waste of a wonderful opportunity for enlightened change. It provides inadequate opportunities for collaboration with peers. It fails to provide the learner with opportunities for personal support. Alt-e-learning provides an online experience that mirrors how we use technology outside work, which your typical traditional tutorial certainly does not. In many ways, e-learning is doing well. engaging quizzes. decision aids.
  • WILL AT WORK LEARNING  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2008
    [Providers] Will at Work Learning: Personality Instruments and Workplace Performance
    personality measures may provide very little additional information. Although meta-analysis can be used to provide definite estimates of effect sizes, the limitations of such an approach are also considered. Although results provided some support for the dispositional basis of transformational leadership--especially with respect to the charisma dimension--generally, weak associations suggested the importance of future research to focus on both narrower personality traits and nondispositional determinants of transformational and transactional leadership. 1991). 2001). 2006).
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2009
    [Providers] Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?
    As for the other points, I'll address as I have more time and insight (still working through much of this myself). I do know that reporting is crucial. I've seen some demos of the reporting customizations our team is doing on Moodle and it does provide a lot of what is needed. They comfort managers who think they are in control but don't provide any guidance on making improvements. Of course we had to provide and guarantee reporting, detailed tracking, integration, single sign-on and interoperability but we always managed to deliver what was needed. Wrong.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2010
    [Providers] Digital Interaction Design to Tangible Interaction Design
    Form visually communicates and physically represents a ‘thing’s functionality, it gives cues for understanding, and provides the basis for interaction. Sensors provide input. Effectors provide output. Motors are effectors as well – providing motion and other physical action. Hardware design environments such as Fritzing and a host of programming environments such as Pd and Funnel invite designers to play with and provide the ability to get your hands dirty with electronics and code. Interaction” isn’t only about technology or software.
  • ALEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2011
    [Providers] From FTF to Online
    It’s likely there are many ways for prices to be determined (regardless of the industry), so providing a general overview of the price-setting options is imperative. This could be provided in a short tutorial that provides simple opportunities for learners to see examples of the various price-setting options, practice each, and make some general applications to their own situations. They’re different teaching and learning modes, and need to be planned for accordingly. That’s what I’m saying. Basic accounting. Industry-specific accounting. Case study.
  • AXONIFY  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2016
    [Providers] Hey L&D — Want a seat at the table? Here’s what we’ve observed that works.
    Constantly analyze behaviors and provide corrective learning to ensure that performance objectives are continuously being achieved. In our line of business, we interact with L&D leaders every day. They’re smart; they’re passionate; and they’re committed to creating a knowledgeable workforce. But they often come up against the same roadblock—getting a seat at the executive table. And they’re frustrated, to say the least. So, they simply don’t see why L&D needs to be part of boardroom discussions. But, there is a way for L&D leaders to make their voices heard.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012
    [Providers] HR TechnologyConference 2012: Mobile, LMS, and Cloud Update
    With cloud systems this will become possible more easily because these systems will be easy to buy (no capital investment) and vendors can provide integration tools directly. We just completed another HR TechnologyConference and the attendance set records. While I didn't have a chance to see everything, I had a chance to meet with quite a few vendors and see many products and tools in the market. Let me share just a few findings and some hot topics of interest. Mobile Technology - Immature Market but White Hot. conducted an expert session on the uses of Mobile technology in HR.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2010
    [Providers] Customer Satisfaction with Talent Management Systems: The Leaders, The Story
    The biggest driver of "willingness to recommend" a vendor is not product features, but rather a vendor's ability to truly understand your business problem, provide consulting and advice, and deliver an ongoing relationship with support, communications, and bug fixes. This winter we launched our second annual Talent Management Systems Customer Satisfaction research. Now, after surveying more than 1,500 organizations over the last two years, we have a very deep understanding of how this market has evolved. Highlight of Market Leaders. Enterprise Leader: SuccessFactors.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2010
    [Providers] Customer Satisfaction with Talent Management Systems: The Leaders, The Story
    The biggest driver of "willingness to recommend" a vendor is not product features, but rather a vendor's ability to truly understand your business problem, provide consulting and advice, and deliver an ongoing relationship with support, communications, and bug fixes. This winter we launched our second annual Talent Management Systems Customer Satisfaction research. Now, after surveying more than 1,500 organizations over the last two years, we have a very deep understanding of how this market has evolved. Highlight of Market Leaders. Enterprise Leader: SuccessFactors.
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Providers] Take your client through a planning process…
    Do you want to provide information, promote a service, sell a product… to the user? Perhaps provide evidence after a predetermined time to show that these were accomplished. If you do some searching on the web, you will find out that there are numerous iterations of what could be described as a web site development process that I presented previously (see Process & Developing Your “Eye” For Design… ). Some have many more phases than what I will be discussing here and some are more simplified. So what should a designer do? What is the purpose of the site? Goals. Content.
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
    [Providers] Does it matter if you are late to class in a MOOC? Thousands a week still register for MOOCs even after they are completed…
    As we know, a MOOC is generally has a specific start and stop date for the students to openly access the “abundance” of free resources and collaborations. I put abundance in quotes because I love how Dave Cormier describes what makes a MOOC a MOOC which I mentioned earlier in another post (see MOOCs should afford the use of abundance provided by The Internet! ). Senior lecturer, Jennifer Campbell from the Department of Computer Science at University of Toronto was recently interviewed by Phil Hill from Stanford University at the 2013 MOOC Research Initiative Conference back in December.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015
    [Providers] The Changing Role of the CHRO
    Lisa provided data showing that turnover among CHROs in F100 companies is high: 39% over the past two years, in fact. To kick off the second day of Deloitte’s CHRO Academy event last week, Lisa Weber highlighted many of the challenges facing today's HR leaders. If you don’t know Lisa, she previously served as Chief Human Resources Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, and President of one of the largest operations at MetLife. We are lucky to have her as an advisor to Deloitte. A few of the key themes from Lisa’s presentation are as follows. Focus on What Matters.
  • PARADISO  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2015
    [Providers] SCORM Compliance and Tin Can Api
    Despite being introduced a couple of years ago in 2013 to little fanfare, learning providers have been slow to incorporate it into their LMS platforms. The information it collects is very different to what an LMS collects, and provides a much more rounded view of learner progress. Instead of providing simple pass/fail, taken/not taken data like a normal LMS, Tin Can Api instead collects “statements” from the learner, which are sent in the form of ‘noun-verb-object’ to a learning record store, or LRS. Intro to SCORM. Content can be used again and again and even sold on.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016
    [Providers] BETTing on the future
    would provide educators with access to all of the world’s knowledge in their local language. I'm flying out next month to a place I always wanted to visit - Abu Dhabi. Having already presented at the BETT Show in London's Excel earlier this year, I'm honoured to also be invited to keynote the BETT Middle East Show. lead a team of academics who are engaged in developing the next generation of teachers. Why did you choose the education sector? What do you think are the main challenges facing educators today in the Middle East? Who was your greatest teacher and why? By good pedagogy.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2013
    [Providers] “Going Social:” Not so Much?
    The HCM software providers are all over this concept: almost every software product on the market has a “Facebook”-like page, often added to a talent-related area in hopes of creating a socially-motivating workplace that encourages engagement, retention and informal learning. Few human capital management concepts today are getting more attention than that of “social.” But what do HR professionals actually think about social as they look at procuring new software over the 2013? 2013.).
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2011
    [Providers] Play the ball, not the man
    They are valued only for the results they provide'. (p 35). I read Wikipedia founder Larry Sanger's blog with interest this week. In response to my post Content as Curriculum? he had written a protracted and elaborate response. Although I was gratified that someone with such a standing in the academic community had taken the time to read my post and respond so comprehensively, I admit I was also a little disconcerted to find that not only had he misapprehended my original message, but had also apparently resorted to name-calling. It is the reason I continue to blog provocatively.
  • ALEARNING  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2009
    [Providers] Meta What?!?!!?
    Goel provides specifics for pre-training, training event, and post-training activities that will make your job much easier! Back in grad school, when discussion turned to “deconstructionism,&# I mentally closed down. Something about that term turned me off, maybe because it sounded pretentious when people uttered it. Here’s another one: metacognition. But the concept is simple, and — thanks to learning and development specialist Taruna Goel — easy to implement, all for the good of your association. Here’s an example. What are you waiting for
  • LEARNDASH  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
    [Providers] LearnDash Version 1.1.0 Release Includes Free Extensions!
    Should you choose to, you can require your users to take the lessons in your course(s) in sequential order, providing you more control over the learning experience. It has been about one month since we released version 1.0 of the LearnDash WordPress LMS plugin, and we’re excited to say that we have taken the next big step in our commitment to building, and supporting, the best modern learning management system available. We built this round of major enhancements based on your feedback, so thank you for all the thoughtful suggestions over the past four weeks!
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2007
    [Providers] OpenDOAR (The Directory of Open Access Repositories)
    The OpenDOAR service provides a quality-assured listing of Open Access Repositories (OAR) around the world. Each of the repositories has been visited by OpenDOAR staff to ensure a high degree of quality and consistency in the information provided: OpenDOAR is maintained by SHERPA. Provide a comprehensive & authoritative list for end users wishing to find particular types of, or specific repositories. By listing archives and their descriptions, OpenDOAR will support third party service providers - for example, search services - in developing new services for end-users.
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