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  • ABSORB LMS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
    [Providers] Try This `Winning Strategy’ to Increase Learner Engagement
    Absorb LMS: Providing Learner Rankings as a Resource. There are two ways to get a young child to school on time in the morning: Method 1: Every minute or so, repeat the words `HURRY UP!’ ’ at increasing levels of volume. After about ten minutes, and upon reaching a decibel level similar to a low flying jet, your goal will be achieved. Mind you, you and the child will be a little stressed, and regrettably, some life-long resentment generated but these are worth the price of having this child succeed in school. Cadel Evans, wearing the yellow jersey, 2011 Tour de France Winner.
  • INQUISIQ LMS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013
    [Providers] The Inquisiq LMS API
    The Inquisiq API is provided as a value-add to enable customers to integrate third-party applications with the LMS. Currently, the Side note: be sure to use an appropriate encoding method as provided by your chosen programming language. Of course, ICS will certainly clarify what the API offers access to, as well as verbal examples of how people use the API but, if at this stage, if you want to take the advanced steps to integrate your web application with the Inquisiq API, it is incumbent upon your group to develop to the API per the provided manual.
  • INQUISIQ LMS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013
    [Providers] The Inquisiq LMS API
    The Inquisiq API is provided as a value-add to enable customers to integrate third-party applications with the LMS. Currently, the Side note: be sure to use an appropriate encoding method as provided by your chosen programming language. Of course, ICS will certainly clarify what the API offers access to, as well as verbal examples of how people use the API but, if at this stage, if you want to take the advanced steps to integrate your web application with the Inquisiq API, it is incumbent upon your group to develop to the API per the provided manual.
  • INQUISIQ LMS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013
    [Providers] The Inquisiq LMS API
    The Inquisiq API is provided as a value-add to enable customers to integrate third-party applications with the LMS. Currently, the Side note: be sure to use an appropriate encoding method as provided by your chosen programming language. Of course, ICS will certainly clarify what the API offers access to, as well as verbal examples of how people use the API but, if at this stage, if you want to take the advanced steps to integrate your web application with the Inquisiq API, it is incumbent upon your group to develop to the API per the provided manual.
  • WONDERFUL BRAIN  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2011
    [Providers] Getting Closer to Bond, James Bond « Wonderful Brain
    Heres an opportunity to get a top-ranked, well regarded, disciplined expert in your organization on an as add needed basis, providing a fresh and objective look at your learning operation, keeping the ship on on course. About RSS Subscribe: RSS feed Wonderful Brain All Things Considered Important in Learning and Design Getting Closer to Bond, James Bond Posted on v, April, 2011 by Rich 0 I don’t believe it’s a secret that information design is gaining traction in the learning world. The latest Bond films depict a glance at this next next iteration. Theme: Inuit Types by BizzArtic
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
    [Providers] How to Train Your Customers
    And that goes for training, too,” said Rich Radi, chief executive officer of Drivefleet, which provides training for commercial fleet vehicle drivers and managers. Offering external customers development options is an inexpensive way to boost company loyalty, reduce dependence on help desks and generate revenue. The learning and development industry has its hands full educating various levels of the workforce, but customers are often an employer’s largest audience. Take Apple, for example. To engage customers, some companies build learning that plays out like a game.
  • ELEARNING WEEKLY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009
    [Providers] Introducing the SCORM Cloud
    It was easy to see Mike was pretty excited about this, and after hearing some of the details, I think it definitely provides us with some interesting new ways to deliver and track learning content. I had the pleasure of meeting Mike Rustici this year at DevLearn. Mike runs Rustici Software and he’s a total SCORM ninja. In our conversation, Mike mentioned a new service that is offered by his company – the service is called the SCORM Cloud. How to describe the SCORM Cloud… If you didn’t have to use an LMS to offer learning content, where would you want to do it?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013
    [Providers] Travel Tech
    When I do have to drive, CheapGas helps you find the prices of petrol near you and find a provider with the best deal. Yesterday I wrote about some products, and I thought I should also own up to the mobile apps I use while traveling (at least domestically, international is still a bloody headache).  It’s something I do a fair bit, and is a natural opportunity for mobile to make your life easier and more effective. keep track of the confirmation number that way and don’t have to carry around an extra piece of paper. Easier than entering into the calendar!
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013
    [Providers] Products
    They’re very minimalist: two ear pieces and a cable that joins them that goes behind your head.  As you might expect, they’re oriented towards Windows, with no information for a Mac user provided, but their website shows how to load music on them.  I don’t listen to music via headphones much, but for working out these seemed like a great solution, better than figuring out where to carry an iPhone and having the cord dangling. I don’t usually talk about products, particularly ones I’ve received as opposed to have chosen. Caveat emptor. Ahem, Sol Free.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2009
    [Providers] Twitter: The #1 Tool for Learning
    personally believe that Twitter is a great tool to get access to knowledge and information—provided you follow the right people. There’s been quite a bit written about how Twitter can be used for learning. A few interesting reads are listed at the end of this post. It’s also a great place to get answers—better than Google searches sometimes—if the right people are following you. Now learning professionals have voted Twitter the #1 learning tool. responses in its favor compared to 42.5% in favor of the #2 tool, Delicious. good article by ASTD: Twitter As a Learning Tool.
  • ATD LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Providers] Curation: A Core Competency for Learning Professionals
    This week we're going to explore filtering further, and explain how learning professionals will provide filtering. In my first two posts for Learning Circuits, I explored how I use Twitter as a professional development tool, and last week we looked at Filtering: A Challenge and Responsibility for Learning Professionals. Click here to read full version
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014
    [Providers] 4 Things You Need To Remember Before Launching a B- School Mentoring Program
    mentoring program is a systematic framework which provides for career counseling of individuals. What is a mentoring program? Though traditionally, mentors were necessarily older, more senior people; now mentoring has become more of a two-way process where mentors and mentees can benefit mutually. In this case, mentees are mostly freshers and have little or no experience. How to design a good B-school mentoring program? Outline your SMART goals. mentoring program should have Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-bound goals. Mentoring isn’t just about casual counseling.
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Providers] The Benefits and Potential of NFC
    Similarly, in offices it can be used to provide information about complex equipment or software (that are fitted with NFC chips or antennae) or to authorize entry when an NFC enabled smartphone or device is waved around them. NFC stands for Near Field Communication and as the name suggests, it is used for transmitting information to nearby devices by putting them in physical contact with each other. The technology though developed around the early-mid 2000s, is still a long way to go, predominantly because its commercialization has not taken place. Transactions. Controlling Systems.
  • ADVENTURES IN CORPORATE EDUCATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2010
    [Providers] The web has been around for #20years (and I’ve been around for 14 of them)
    also hooked into a learning disabilities community called LDonline who helped me use the legal words necessary to trigger the schools in Florida to test and provide accomodations for my daughter (we found out 6 years later that she has autism – something we would have never found out without the internet!). EMC has an online magazine called On. In this month’s issue, it talks about the Web being 20 years old. Len Devanna tagged myself and Barry Burke to answer the following questions (which were also asked in the magazine): How has the Web changed your life? learned html.
  • LEARNING JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012
    [Providers] Blogging 101
    Readers have been generous enough to send me links to additional materials and to provide comments that have pushed my thinking in new directions. This is my 101 st post to the Learning Journal blog. milestone of sorts. started blogging as an experiment in web 2.0 technology, and now see my blog posts as something of a professional calling card. But above all, blogging has been a tremendous learning activity for me. One exciting aspect about posting some of my ruminations online is that I have received feedback and responses from all over the world. Thank you for commenting! Forster.
  • LEARNING JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012
    [Providers] Blogging 101
    Readers have been generous enough to send me links to additional materials and to provide comments that have pushed my thinking in new directions. This is my 101 st post to the Learning Journal blog. milestone of sorts. started blogging as an experiment in web 2.0 technology, and now see my blog posts as something of a professional calling card. But above all, blogging has been a tremendous learning activity for me. One exciting aspect about posting some of my ruminations online is that I have received feedback and responses from all over the world. Thank you for commenting! Forster.
  • LEARNING JOURNAL  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 2011
    [Providers] The path forward
    Most importantly, I am indebted to Michele Martin, consultant and author of The Bamboo Project Blog , whose recent series of posts and &# day camps&# on positive professional development  provided a profound list of questions to ponder on the journey. I do know Michele, and I appreciate how she has shared her own career jouney and the ideas that brought her clarity and inspiration. “Our key career management strategies are knowing our strengths, following our passions and seeing the opportunities in ongoing change. These are the topics I want to focus on here. Thank you all!).
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009
    [Providers] Digital Native/Immigrant … or Resident/Visitor?
    I.e. This distinction does not help guide the implementation of technologies it simply provides the excuse that “some people ‘just don’t get it’.". It means we need to understand the distinction between them, this is "useful when considering which technologies to provide for online learners". I've written in the past about Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants , and I like the concept. But something wasn't right, I wasn't happy with the concept, but didn't know what it was. Now I think I've found it. In it the post, and JISC paper, outlines that: ".
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010
    [Providers] Bob Mosher on Informal Learning and Performance Support
    Not JIT (just in time), but JET (just enough training) "We’ve confused accessibility with relevance.” A working definition: “Performance support is providing intuitive, tailored aid to a person at his or her moment of need to ensure the most effective performance.” Need to provide structure. Let the learner drill down into the task – provide links to resources (other assets, including elearning that sits on an LMS) podcasts “in our own words” – so you can hear the voice of the expert. Informal Learning: Are We Missing a HUGE Opportunity? What does the learner want?
  • JAY CROSS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2010
    [Providers] Is this intentional, Ning? Is it ethical?
    However, to ensure that we provide responsive, helpful support for Network Creators with Ning Mini, Plus or Pro plans, we are closing all other tickets submitted by Ning Networks that haven’t subscribed to one of the three plans. So instead, I will state my intentions on this post: I refuse to pay your $24.95/month fee for a service you are not providing. When a company sends me an invoice with no return address or way to reply, I consider it invalid. And unprofessional. For example, I just received an invoice from no-reply@ning.com for $24.95.
  • THE PEFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
    [Providers] Leadership and Health Care Reform
    the federal government should no longer purchase health care services on a fee-for-service (or a la carte) basis because it gives health care providers an incentive to order more tests and perform more procedures in order to make more money. They will need to respect and listen to the input of other health care providing organizations and integrate diet and life-style experts into the team. This kind of approach is what the legislation refers to as ACO (accountable care organization). the health of the United States population is too low.
  • THE PEFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT  |  FRIDAY, JULY 23, 2010
    [Providers] How to Use Feedback From Employee Surveys to Change Organizations
      Secondly, the findings from the survey would benefit from validation by key stakeholders – namely those who have provided the survey responses. The first few times that they fill out a survey they might be sincere in their feedback, but if they begin to believe that management is not paying attention and not listening, they will provide inauthentic responses to questions   or cease participating altogether. Guest blogger for this post is James D. Stilwell. An important reason for this is that organizations frequently miss critical steps in the learning process.
  • IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CURVE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2006
    [Providers] Gearing Up for the Big Project
    We are fortunate that the vendor wants us to be successful and is providing 3 trainers. Arlene the Medicine trainer, Gesine, and me) to continue building training materials, provide support, and finish configuring the system (the trainers also do some system administration). have already opened up a course with vendor-provided information to the rest of the organization. Each department (with some browbeating) gave us 2 people who will be the first line support for the upgrade and will provide training for any stragglers. No change management time. hours. Moodle.
  • DESIGNED FOR LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2009
    [Providers] Asking the right questions
    How are we ensuring that in our training, learners are asked questions, given an opportunity to reflect and respond to the questions, and then provided feedback/coaching based on the response? A Zen saying goes like this - "Only the crystal-clear question yields a transparent answer". The importance and value of asking the right question has been established by many. What is a right question one may ask? Well, I believe that the right question has an answer that opens our eyes to better understanding and greater knowledge. right question is also one that is asked at the right time.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2008
    [Providers] Epistemology
    As we talk more about creating communities where learners work together, we should not take learning skills nor epistemologies about learning for granted.  I think that, in this time of increasing change, growing information overload, shorter half-life of knowledge, etc, that the most useful information we can provide is how to be a better learner. So, don’t just look at the tools you provide, and your culture for learning, but also consider your learners and how they learn.  This is a really interesting issue, because it crosses several different areas.
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013
    [Providers] The Power of Metaphors in eLearning
    While the film uncovers the many facets of the 16th President of the United States both as a man and as an emancipator, it provides a glimpse into how other Americans stood by or stood against Lincoln. Synthesis: In the film, Lincoln , President Lincoln and Thaddeus Stevens used the power of metaphors to solve two crucial historical stand-offs during the American civil war. The centerpiece of the film is the last four months of President Lincoln’s life, dedicated to push for the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution by the House of Representatives.
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012
    [Providers] Compliance eLearning from Real-Life Government Penalties
    You can start your compliance eLearning by: (a) selecting the appropriate publicly available court rulings. (b) provide a brief summary. (c) provide a link for detailed reading and ask your learners to discuss (in a discussion room) the implications of the ruling in your organization. (e) provide them optional and simple scenarios of related violations and ask them to make a judgment. Oftentimes, the stories of non-compliance are right in front of us. You will learn more of this from the workshop. Clicke here to learn more about this case. Ray Jimenez, PhD.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013
    [Providers] Jobs and work
    We are doing nothing to provide them with the structures and resources and emotional supports that would help them go through that renewal process. Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared  via social media  during the past two weeks.  Note: It seems that if you look in enough places, certain patterns begin to emerge.]. “ If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about answers. Thomas Pynchon.” ” via @johnsonwhitney. They are often obstacles to much better solutions.” still believe this is true. Netflix).
  • MOODLE JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2005
    [Providers] Moodle Object posts made easy
    I had an email the other day asking what I thought of the Moodle Object module, no idea, but I quickly got to the posting, click here to see, basically its provides an easy means of incorporating nln type materials into the vle, great. emailed Clive our Moodle system administrator to ask what he thought and he must have been impressed because soon enough it was up and running, though not without the discovery, that it was not happy with our 1.4.2 live version of Moodle, though it runs fine with our 1.5.2 test system; to go live in January, anyway top marks for Clive.
  • MOODLE JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2006
    [Providers] Using Moodle to deliver self financing courses
    The course can now run at the pace of the students, they will provide me feedback via the Journal, have access to resources using Block Folders, submit completed exercises as Assignments and keep in touch using Forums and Chat. I am hopeful that Moodle here at bromley College will begin to fulfil a commercial role following an enquiry the other day from company who required a course in Website Design for one of their employees. This timescale was however too long, and I was asked if it could be run as a distance learning package, well maybe if I ran it through Moodle.
  • LEARNING JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
    [Providers] Bon Appetit!
    And Julia also had a collaborator, providing the example that pooling ideas with other L&D professionals might be a way to get to the right answers more quickly. I’ve recently been reading a biography of Julia Child, the irrepressible cook, cookbook author, and public television star. Although I certainly knew of the celebrity and a bit of her legacy, I really knew nothing about her life. And I never thought reading a biography would get me thinking about learning and teaching. Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.  ~ Julia Child.
  • MINDMARKER  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2015
    [Providers] Best Practices to Increase the Effectiveness of Your Training Reinforcement
    Dedicated tools and resources – To create the most effective reinforcement program, organizations should provide processes, structures, and tools that are accessible across the organization. 2. So you’re ready to start your first reinforcement program but you would like a little guidance. Where do you start? What do other companies do to make their programs more effective? At Mindmarker, we coach clients and partners on the best practices to make their reinforcement programs more effective. Our goal is to help clients get reinforcement engagement scores well over 90%.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013
    [Providers] Yourmembership.com AMS Integration Bridge Now Available
    The off-the-shelf integration with Yourmembership.com will provide users of both systems with single sign-on, secure data transfer, eCommerce and enhanced member self-services. Digitec has completed an integration bridge with the Yourmembership.com association management system (AMS) in its Knowledge Direct learning management system. Now that the bridge is in place, users will log in through the Yourmembership.com AMS and be automatically granted access to the Knowledge Direct LMS. Curious about whether we’ve integrated with your association management system? Tweet This!
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011
    [Providers] The quality of educational administrators
    Today’s news provides a lucid example of what I am trying to say. I think this is a key challenge, not only in India, but across the world. It is every bit as important as the quality of educational technology and content in our classrooms. I am, so far, largely untouched by what I see in India (and maybe I have limited experience).  The first problem, and the most important one that I see, is the lack of open dialogue. Yes, we have conferences, retreats and closed door discussions where people sit together and make policy or strategy. We need a system that encourages dialogue.
  • VOICE OF CLARITY  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2013
    [Providers] Book Review: Content Strategy for Mobile
    Whereas some content strategists believe providing less content on mobile platforms is the recipe for success, McGrane is adamant that designing for mobile doesn’t mean that you serve up less content. Did you know that by 2015, more Americans will access the Internet through mobile devices than through desktop computers? This prediction by the International Data Corporation underscores the importance of getting content right for mobile devices. If you’ve been tasked by management to make your documentation compatible with mobile, first of all, don’t panic. Industry News
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 2010
    [Providers] Identifying a collaboration platform
    According to Jane, Step One in this transition is: There are, of course, a number of steps on the transition path to a post-LMS future, and one of the first inevitably involves taking a good hard look at how your LMS is performing.  It may be that you want to retain it in some cut-down form, or it may be that it is providing no real value at all, and it is a barrier to “learning&#.  I’m not suggesting that in every case, you should junk your LMS completely – in fact that would probably involve throwing the baby out with the bathwater! Does your LMS do this?
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2012
    [Providers] Brandon’s App of the Week – AppStart for iPad
    ” elements that a new user might be interested in, and then give a list of the top apps that provide that type of functionality. With AppStart for iPad, you can just tap on the “Newsstand To Go” button and you’re provided with a list of options that the AppAdvice editors have ranked. Each week Brandon Penticuff , Bottom-Line Performance’s Director of Technology and admitted app-obsessed iOS user will share an app that he is using that week. The app’s approach is to break down the various “How do I do this?” Got an app you want featured?
  • ELEARNING WEEKLY  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2009
    [Providers] Enterprise 2.0
    It provides business managers with access to the right information at the right time through a web of inter-connected applications, services and devices. Enterprise 2.0, the use of social media and social networking tools in a business setting, is having a major impact on how employees learn and share information. As learning professionals, it’s becoming increasingly important that we stay aware of these changes and understand how and why they’re happening. We need to play a bigger role in understanding and selecting Enterprise 2.0 and learn more about why it matters to us.
  • TAYLORING IT  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2010
    [Providers] Video ‘enhanced’ the Radio Star…
    walk-through - talk-through of Skype was provided for those attendees who were not Skype users demonstrating. After a short break we had a look at ‘Interactive Training & Online Assessment’, with Nicola Harper from KAPLAN Financial providing us with an overview as to how they had used WebEx to facilitate synchronous online learning events to a widely dispersed audience. to assess vehicle maintenance apprentices undertaking an assessment whilst providing evidence. Video calls. Recording Skype calls. Pamela, Call graph, etc). Exchanging files. Sharing desktop.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010
    [Providers] Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap
    Dylan shared some key points to consider while working out a solution. -    Is your provider BB Enterprise Server Ready. -    Best way to activate users. -    Where will the firewall be. -    Hosting arrangements. -    How would you manage enrollments. -    Would you allow self enrollments. 3.    Knowledge Transfer on the Move by Bob Sharpe. After having a great first day at the Learning Technologies 2010 I was looking forward to an exciting second day. Apart from the sessions at the conference that I recap below, there was an opportunity to interact with practitioners from the domain.
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2010
    [Providers] Introducing Totara! Webinars in December.
    The new Totara distribution of Moodle is open source and available on a subscription basis which provides ongoing support and enhancements. We had fun at DevLearn last month giving some sneak peeks of the new Totara LMS. If you missed us on the stand, now’s your chance! If you haven’t heard yet about Totara, it’s a new corporate distribution of Moodle. Totara officially launches in January 2011. The nine webinars will take place on 15th, 16th and 21st December. There will be three webinars each day to cover Pacific, European and US time zones.
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2009
    [Providers] When the Content is Really Boring.
    Michael Allen urges designers to provide "meaningful and memorable learning experiences." In Michael Allen's Guide to e-Learning he reminds us to motivate the learner by giving them the WIIFM (what's in it for me). So you've got some great ideas on how to make your content more engaging , how to get the learner into the flow. But what do you do when the content itself is just plain boring? You can't just send in the clowns. You can't put lipstick on that pig. Sometimes you have to get in and out as quickly as you can, minimizing everyone's pain. Set the expectation. Stick to the meat.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  SUNDAY, MAY 16, 2010
    [Providers] A Review: Suddenly Smart SmartBuilder for Case-based Scenarios by Joe Ganci
    Case-based scenarios provide the e-Learning designer and developer with far more instructional power than the boring linear lessons that are all too common in e-Learning. But you can’t create these with PowerPoint, and many designers don’t have the skills to create them in ActionScript or Flash. Here’s a review of SmartBuilder, a tool more powerful than PowerPoint and easier to use than Flash.
  • GRAM CONSULTING  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2009
    [Providers] New Skills for the Learning Pro? The Big Question…
    Learning department leaders need to provide the resources to develop their team in line with the above.  More than providing web 2.0 Since their team (like most knowledge workers) will know more than they do about learning and performance, they need to learn how to manage the “system&# and provide vision and direction more than the manage the “people&#.  Vendors, suppliers and consultants need new skills in recognizing market opportunities and provide solutions that push the envelop.  In a Learning 2.0 ASTD Learning Circuits big question for July. world.
  • KZO INNOVATIONS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2015
    [Providers] Why Video In Healthcare is Vital in 2015
      If you’re aiming to grow your health care practice and bring on new patients, it’s imperative that you provide remarkable content. So, you know you need to provide educational content – but how should you be presenting that material? Patients want great content that teaches them how to live healthier lives, and it’s your job to offer them that. Content is what can set you apart from your competitors and also help brand you and your company as an authority in healthcare. Including explainer, or how-to, videos on your practice’s website proves very effective.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010
    [Providers] Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?
    If you are so paranoid – you add a moderator but they are only to provide feedback if people inquire about things they are not their to be a watchdog or police the site. You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. It is a big topic and everyone wants to pull your insight and tell you what they have found. Data here, data there. It is overload at a mega level.  But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media.  Because without it, you cannot have social learning. They have no clue. Yes 64%.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 4, 2009
    [Providers] People, Events and Ideas
    Social media provide a way for this new “Yeoman&# class to act individually and collectively for change and self-determination. The ideas of others, events that we watch or are involved with, and the people we meet and interact with; all provide the context for our own ideas. “ Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.&# - Eleanor Roosevelt. I don’t completely agree with this statement but it puts into perspective where our greatest effort should be. believe that Ms.
  • IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CURVE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016
    [Providers] Brainstorming What to Do
    Another subcommittee was working on defining what good communication and collaboration looks like within our division - so we took the information that subcommittee provided from a survey they distributed and worked from there. For the next phase of our training subcommittee, we decided to tackle Collaboration. Collaboration is a term that means a lot of things to a lot of people. We did the same analysis for this topic that we did for Communication. These shots are from our Trello board. Step 2 - I went to Boardthing and laid out the board. How much effort do you think it will take?
  • LEARN AND LEAD  |  FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2008
    [Providers] New Look at eCube
    Do drop by and provide your feedback. eCube now has a new look and feel. wanted something bright and refreshing. used the WP-Polaroid for Blogger template that I downloaded from eblog templates. It took more time than I expected but in the process I created a blog template upgrade checklist. realized that there is too much code (analytics, tracking, label customization etc.) that is embedded that needs to be ported to the new template code. And the widgets got all messed up in the new template so I had to create many widgets all over again. Do post your comments on the new interface.
  • LEARN AND LEAD  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2007
    [Providers] Unofficial salary survey for elearning/content development jobs
    Feel free to provide inputs about salaries for other functions too. There's an interesting debate raging in various forums about salaries in elearning/content development jobs in India. So here's starting an unofficial survey about salaries in this field. Nothing official about this survey -- all inputs available here are completely anecdotal and open to interperations by the readers. I do not make any claims about accuracy of these figures. Add your comments in this blog about the salaries you have seen for various roles in various companies in India.
  • LEARN AND LEAD  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008
    [Providers] What is your Web 2.0 Quotient?
    Do provide your suggestions to improve this. While Kevin Kelly talks about Internet of things as he predicts the next 5000 days, the question is are we even ready for the present? We are still struggling with Web 2.0 and Learning 2.0, trying to bridge the gap between digital natives and digital immigrants. So are we really ready for the future? How well do you use the web in the present? Are you familiar with the Web 2.0 mumbo-jumbo? Do you utilize the web to connect, learn and grow? What is your Web 2.0 Quotient? Here’s a simple form I created to check your Web 2.0 Quotient.
  • ONLIGNMENT  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2009
    [Providers] Web meetings, webinars and virtual classrooms compared
    To provide updates. Unless I’ve missed something important, there seem to be three distinct uses for real-time online commmunications. The following table represents a first attempt at clarifying the discriminating characteristics of these three:  . Web meetings. Webinars. Virtual classrooms. Primary purpose. To solve problems and make decisions. To share ideas and experiences. To facilitate learning. Secondary purposes. To promote the speaker or organiser. Face-to-face equivalent. short business meeting. session at a seminar or conference. classroom session. Who’s in charge?
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
    [Providers] Gamification Blog Book Tour, Week Three Stops and Week Two Recap
    He provided a balanced and well described critique of the book. Next Karl Grieb of the ASTD Philadelphia eLearning SIG provides a description of the content of the book. The panel included myself, Jason Brozena of Caronet which is a hosting company that provides data center services to organizations, including numerous game companies. TODAY”S BLOG STOP: May 4: UL EduNeering Online Compliance Training Blog. The blog book tour has been a lot of fun, with interesting comments and exciting dialogues and some in-person stops. May 1: Jeanette Brooks Word of Mouth blog.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009
    [Providers] Recent Second Life Happenings: Going Corporate
    Rumor has it that pricing for the behind the firewall Second Life Enterprise starts at $55,000 and that it will be handled by a value-added network of service providers (see more below.) Looks like Second Life is on the move toward enterprise integration, further expansion into academic and corporate organizations and an effort to make virtual worlds more mainstream through a network of what they call Gold Solution Providers (currently there are 35 of these providers.) Second Life is going corporate. First, they are sponsoring a contest called The 2010 Linden Prize.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2008
    [Providers] Help, I have an Instructional Design Master's Degree and I Can't Create E-Learning
    This month's ASTD Big Question relates to a person who graduated from a theory-only program in Instructional Design and was not provided with the experience of actually creating instruction using any of the latest tools. Have a specific course in mind that you want to build that will provide you with the motivation and focus needed to learn the software. You can always get a book about the software.while it is not exactly the same as having the actual software, it can provide some help. Where do you start? Particular tools you should explore? Resources you should read?
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2009
    [Providers] CreateDebate does what it says on the tin
    More importantly, the debate page provides the opportunity in the long-term for anyone interested in the issue to explore the different arguments and perhaps to add their own. I was impressed with the outcome and very grateful to those who contributed. Earlier this week I tested out a site called CreateDebate. which allows you to set out a proposition and some opposing arguments and then invite others to join the debate. also tweeted that the debate was on and this brought along other visitors. I was impressed with how quickly the debate took shape.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2009
    [Providers] Visual language for designers
    The book seeks to establish six main principles: Organise for perception Direct the eyes Reduce realism Make the abstract concrete Clarify complexity Charge it up I'm not going to attempt to describe each of these, as they require the rich visual support that the book provides (isn't that the point?). I've spent a couple of happy hours poring over Connie Malamed 's luxuriant new tome Visual language for designers , (Rockport, 2009). Like slide:ology , which I reviewed last month, this book is a work of art in its own right - a real visual extravaganza.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2005
    [Providers] Kicking up a skinker: why trainers need to be more pushy
    If you're anxious about whether your students will resent them, then provide an easy opt-out facility. newsletters can inform learners about new training events and services, they can celebrate successes, they can provide case histories, they can exhort learners to keep using their new skills, and they can present new tips and hints. Rather than sit in your inbox, hoping you'll get round to them, these pop-up to provide you with important news the moment it is available. You may never have thought of it this way, but most training is essentially a 'pull' experience.
  • RAPID ELEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2009
    [Providers] 3 Brainstorm Ideas for Your Next E-Learning Course
    Besides there are enough boring elearning courses to provide balance to the occasional dumb idea. One of my favorite parts of designing elearning courses is coming up with some treatments or ideas that we can present to the client. I’m always playing around with ideas. Most of them are kind of goofy and not always appropriate for the client’s project. However, it’s okay to come up with dumb ideas. The process of playing around and thinking about different ways to approach the course will ultimately help you come up with some pretty cool ideas. There’s a lot of value in this. Find a Cure.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2012
    [Providers] LaunchCycle Simplifies Project Management: See It at DevLearn 2012 by News Editor
    LaunchCycle provides a simple way for teams to manage projects and tasks via an easy-to-use interface. Sealworks, Inc. will introduce the all-new LaunchCycle.com at The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, NV. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Management Project Management
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2014
    [Providers] Using NuGet Part 3 – Creating Native NuGet Packages
    We’ve gone through a lot of different topics surrounding creating and consuming NuGet packages, but we’ll finish with a summary of just a small list of the improvements that NuGet can provide. The Package Manager provides a single place to manage all of your referenced libraries. There is increased discoverability of useful libraries because of how easy it is to search for packages that provide some functionality that you need. Looking for a better way to reference external libraries? NuGet may be just what you’re looking for. This is Part 3 of 3 blog posts about NuGet.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2013
    [Providers] Survey: Workers Can Expect Holiday Cheer in the Office This Year
    Forty percent plan to provide the same size or larger bonus this year. Holiday bonuses and parties are poised to stay in line with last year’s generous numbers, according to a new survey. Also, about a third of employers plan to give co-workers gifts. Chicago — Dec. Workers have reason for holiday cheer this season as employers continue to give back to their employees with holiday perks like bonuses, parties and gifts, according to a new survey. The survey by CareerBuilder was conducted online by Harris Interactive from Aug. 13 to Sept. 6.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 2009
    [Providers] Monday Broken ID Series: Perfect Practice
    This is one in a series of thoughts on some broken areas of ID that I’m posting for Mondays.  I intend to provide insight into many ways much of instructional design fails, and some pointers to avoid the problems. Of course, we may need to have some intermediate tasks to develop their skills at an appropriate pace, providing scaffolding to simplify the task until it’s mastered. We can provide support tools such as checklists or flowcharts to assist, and gradually remove them until the learner is capable. Previous Series Post. Really, the key to learning is the practice.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
    [Providers] #Training2014 Resources, Slides & Other Related Information Session M16
    Employing the approach of providing spaced quizzes for learners over time taps into two powerful and empirically supported instructional strategies—Retrieval Practice and Spaced Retrieval. Retrieval Practice alone can provide improved recall performance by as much as 10-20%.[2] When combined with Spaced Retrieval the effect is multiplied. Here are the slides and some links related to my presentation at the conference. Five Things Game Designers Can Teach eLearning Designers from Karl Kapp. Here are the five elements of thinking like a game designer. 2013). In H. L. Pashler (Ed.),Encyclopedia
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
    [Providers] Adult Education vs. Corporate eLearning
    Many educational designers have concluded that the contextualization provided by simulations and animations result in more efficient and lasting knowledge transfer. Most adult educational programs might provide a deeper explanation and development of a courses material; however, the retention of the material and application of the skills are often inconsistent. To me, training programs do not provide learning; instead, these programs provide a structured training environment to assist in the learning. performance improvement). Much of it is information (e.g.,
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2009
    [Providers] Connecting ideas with communities
    Then in 2009 we see it being discussed as the core idea of the ASTD opening keynote, and moving into the mainstream by several salespeople (vendors, service providers) looking for business opportunities. I use the chasm model to explain my professional work of 1) seeing what is ready to cross the chasm by 2) staying connected to the innovators & being an early adopter so that 3) I can help mainstream organizations. It’s a good graphic summary of my consulting practice. It wasn’t tested, it was just an idea. Mavens are the senders and receivers of information. 
  • THERE IS NO CHALK  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2009
    [Providers] Devloping Solutions and Empowering Clients
    The writer describes a project he was once a consultant on, where his unconscious interjection of his concept of the "perfect" solution and its related characteristics colored what he provided the customer. I must send another thanks to Tony Karrer, for Tweeting me this article this morning. In the end he says, his solution did not function as fully as expected because he didn't initially realize.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2009
    [Providers] Social Software Adoption
    Where tools should IT be providing and organizations be facilitating and support? You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited Social Media - The Challenge of Adoption - Rob’s Dummies Guide The secret sauce to successful Enterprise 2.0 adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014
    [Providers] Photowall from Chromecast App
    Send the code you’re provided when you create your Photowall to others you want to participate and they can send their own photos to the ‘wall – use the g.co/photowall Photowall for Chromecast (iPhone/iPad) : I recently wrote about the Chromecast I bought and have been trying out. This App, Photowall, is probably the best app currently available for schools and classroom activities. Photowall enables students in (and outside) the classroom to ‘send’ images to the TV screen. Once the Photowall has been created anyone can connect to the website on g.co/photowall
  • LEARNFOREVER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2012
    [Providers] Education and training spend in the UK
    This got me interested in identifying the comparable stats for the UK, and this useful Parliamentary Briefing provides them. In the foreword to Brinkerhoff and Apking’s High Impact Training (2001), Professor Dale M Brethower identified the total US spend on education, “from kindergarten through graduate school” at $230 billion, and estimated that employers pass on to consumers at least $300 billion in spend on training and development. Current UK public expenditure on education is around the £90 billion mark.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2010
    [Providers] HCCS Announces Low-Cost LMS for Healthcare by Learning Solutions Staff
    developed and vendor-provided online training, distance learning, and e-Learning content. SimPL is a low-cost hosted Learning Management System (LMS) for delivering internally.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2010
    [Providers] IDC India – Games Vs Simulations
    The presentation is meant for beginners, and will help them draw lines between simulations and games from a learning and learner experience perspective.  I’ll also attempt to provide some guidance on which performance-content context (a’la Merrill) would work well for games and simulations. I’ll be making an online presentation about the fundamental differences between games and simulation at 11:00 AM IST on 24th April, 2010. The event is being hosted by IDC India which is a community of practice for instructional design professionals in India. See you on Saturday.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010
    [Providers] eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #16
    – It’s finally ready and the launch imminent, Moodle provides a iPhone app to access moodle resources. Social media & workplace performance matrix – Harold Jarche takes Jane Hart’s case study resources and puts them in a matrix, made accessible to all through Google docs spreadsheet. Definitely worth a look to see who’s trying social learning in the workplace and the results they’re seeing. 2. mobile moodle for iPhone. Open source, the code will be released shortly. Keep an eye out for this one. 3. The latest version is OpenGL 4.0 and its just been announced at GDC.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2015
    [Providers] gatekeepers of truth
    This is a new social ecosystem that fuels innovation and activism on the edges, providing new ways to fund projects and aspirations that have traditionally been rejected by a monolithic vision of the world conceived by the few and dictated from above. Every fortnight I collate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. “Zen pretty much comes down to 3 things – everything changes; everything is connected; pay attention.” ” – Jane Hirshfield – via @jhagel. Whether Google will exist or not.
  • KZO INNOVATIONS  |  MONDAY, MAY 11, 2015
    [Providers] KZO Innovations Named a Leader in 2015 Aragon Video Content Management Globe
    KZO Innovations , a provider of video solutions to corporations and government agencies, was recently named a ‘Leader’ by Aragon Research, a leading technology-focused research and advisory firm, in the 2015 Aragon Video Content Management Globe. The research criteria looks beyond size and market share which often dominate these types of analyses, and instead uses each as comparative factors in evaluating provider capabilities. Read the full release here. . News Press Releases
  • ELEARNING LEARNING POSTS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2009
    [Providers] Google Wave - Social Media Resources - Best of eLearning Learning
    Top 8 Reasons Why Training Providers Are Adopting eLearning - Upside Learning Blog , October 29, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. October 30, 2009 to November 6, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Online Seminars. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Tuesday, November 10, 2009. From Blah to Aha! Ten Best Practices for the Virtual Classroom. Wednesday, November 11, 2009. Selecting a Learning Management System: Using a KnowledgeBase to Find the Right Product. Wednesday, November 11, 2009. The 5 Non-Negotiables of an LMS - What Life Science Companies Can’t Afford to Ignore.
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
    [Providers] How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (4)
    Among the potential benefits of providing a world-class learning function to workers and throughout the extended enterprise are: Better, more knowledgable customer service. Fourth post in a series. In case you missed them, here are  the first ,  second , and third posts. Is your organization ready? How ready are you to tackle Big L Learning? Where does your organization fit on the progression from Hierarchical Organization to Collaborative Organization? You can  take this survey  online. We’ll report the aggregate results in a couple of weeks. yes  ? yes  ? yes  ? yes  ? yes  ?
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2016
    [Providers] eLearning for the Retail Industry with eFrontPro
    eFrontPro also provides a comprehensive reporting system that gives you quantifiable information and statistics for your employees’ attendance, progress and understanding of the training material. Whether a small business or a large chain, and regardless of the rise of e-Shopping, the retail sector remains the front face of the economy. Retail employees, more so than most other fields, have to deal with customers in person, and while good people skills are essential, they are not enough by themselves. At least that’s the ideal retail employee. Employee orientation. Training.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2010
    [Providers] The future is the Web
    Haptic - pertaining to the sense of touch - describes the manner by which some new technologies are providing tactile feedback to users through handheld controllers. I'm putting together my invited presentation for Learning Technologies 2010 later this month. have been asked to talk about the new smart technologies that we will be using in the next year or two. These include touch screen technologies (iPhone, Touchtables, etc), augmented reality (AR) devices (6th Sense, Layar etc) and other emerging technologies such as QR tagging, GPS and wearable computers. iPhone GPS TL10UK Web 2.0
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2012
    [Providers] Docnito Launches New State-of-the-Art Learning Management System by News Editor
    From simple testing to a full-blown campus-style environment, Docnito provides a customizable solution. Docnito Learning Management System Inc. announces the release of its new, state-of-the-art learning management system. Design & Development Tools Learning Systems Management Training Strategies
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2014
    [Providers] Adobe Captivate: Adding Videos to eLearning
    There are several pay-as-you-go companies/websites that provide media servers including  Adobe Media Streaming Service ,  Wowza ,  Subsonic , and  Plex. I'd love to get feedback from you about this topic. I've created a quick poll that asks how you're using video in eLearning and, just as important, where you're storing the videos. by Kevin Siegel      You can add several types of video into a Captivate project, including AVI, MOV, and Flash Video (FLV or F4V). You can take the poll  here.
  • DESIGNING DIGITALLY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2015
    [Providers] Serious Games or Simulations: What’s the Better Training Approach for Your Organization
    Serious Games have gotten a lot of attention recently as an effective way of providing training to our modern and tech-savvy workforce. Perhaps that’s because game-based training is an engaging, flexible and entertaining method of delivering the information workers need in order to perform their jobs. Serious Games allow participants to practice decision-making skills, learn new techniques, understand the results of an action, and to receive immediate feedback on their performance. But there’s another type of individualized learning that’s also gaining in popularity
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Providers] Learning Liberation Continues - Hurray!
    Coursera https://www.coursera.org/ has partnered with Stanford, Princeton, Michigan U, and University of Pennsylvia to provide for free thousands of online learning.  Today, I am a proud practitioner of eLearning. And many of you should. Ray Jimenez, PhD. Vignettes Learning Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2015
    [Providers] Reporting eLearning Results
    Do you need to provide reports to your boss that show how learners have performed on a quiz? Talk to your LMS provider for information on which one to use. by Kevin Siegel      When developing eLearning, you can elect to use Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Lectora, Camtasia Studio--there's no shortage of awesome tools. Once the eLearning content is finished, do you need to track learner access to the content? How about letting the boss know how many people have accessed specific lessons, and how many people have completed the course?
  • LEARNING CAFE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012
    [Providers] Do you need a fix?
    The fix I am of course referring to is the good old prefix, more specifically the prefix used to identify types of learning delivery methods. The most notorious being the ‘e’ in e-learning and more recently the ‘m’ in m-learning. There has been debate for some time as to whether the prefix should be dropped as the blog from @donaldhtayor demonstrates. The blog It’s time to drop e-learning was first published in TrainingZone in 2007 and debate still rages within the learning community. So does the same apply if you’re a learning professional? learning.
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2015
    [Providers] The de-amplication of Amplify
    Unlikely that this innovation in EdTech, even under new owners, are going to be able to compete with mass user platforms provided by Google and Apple (and perhaps Microsoft, if things go well with them next year in the mobile space). By focus on existing workflows (including procedurally flipped ones), one succumbs to various imperatives – how to decrease load, how to make teachers’ lives easy, how to provide helpful analytics quickly, how to provision a bank of standardized materials or baked content, and so on. They launched Amplify in 2012. million and $59.5
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2014
    [Providers] Analytics takes Center Stage at Workday Rising
    They see three progressive phases in analytics of increasing sophistication and benefit to end users: the first, more common today, is data that describes the organization as it stands; the second is predictive: a theme common to many software providers in the HR community today; and the third, demonstrated in this keynote, adds the ability to recommend actions based on those predictions. With its unique perspective among standalone HR and talent providers with support for a complete financial suite, Workday also provides analytics on financials. User Experience. June 201
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [Providers] Agility through collaboration
    What we will need to do, instead, is ensure that a full suite of tools are available, and provide individuals with the ability to work together to create worthwhile working/learning environments. Instead of factory-style production teams, agile programming uses far fewer, but better, programmers. The principles of communicating, focusi ng on simplicity, releasing often and testing often are also applicable to developing good instructional programs. Does instructional systems design (ISD) need more agility ? The root of the problem is that ISD views instruction as separate from work.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2010
    [Providers] What’s Happening with OLIVE? Find Out.
    OLIVE commercial sales are focused on providing enterprise-wide solutions for financial services, pharmaceutical, insurance, healthcare and life sciences, energy, technology, and consulting markets. OLIVE is one of the only enterprise-grade, virtual world technology solutions available today that is capable of providing private, secure, persistent three-dimensional (3-D) environments behind or in front of firewalls. SAIC’s focus is to provide faster, easier access to OLIVE worlds, tools, content, and customization for users from anywhere in the world. Definitely.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
    [Providers] Christmas in July: Our gift to you…Screencasting tips!
    Back in December 2010 we posted a series, The 12 Days of Screencasting, where each day we asked a guest blogger to provide a valuable tip on screencasting. As we looked back, we realized that the information included in that series is still quite relevant and we should share it with you again! Enjoy! On the First Day…. Demo Girl Molly McDonald talks about timing in screencasts, and we give away the “Jing Love” song. On the Second Day…. Ian Ozsvald talks about just getting out there and giving it a shot! On the Third Day…. On the Fourth Day…. On the Fifth Day….
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
    [Providers] Screenchump to Screenchamp Review 5: Know Your Audience
    We are hopefully providing advice that will allow everyone, especially the owner of the video, to go back and make better videos. One of the challenges of creating video is that it’s hard to judge your own work. You make something, fall in love with it, and then changing it becomes difficult at best. In order to help everyone make better videos, we set out on this idea: what if we loaned our expertise and reviewed our customers’ videos in the same way we would review our own videos and gave them some screencasting tips? Possibly even ScreenChamp Award-winning videos! We like real people.
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013
    [Providers] This Week on #TalkTech: Making Your Own Games, Versal, and Blackberry’s ‘Secure Work Space’
    Interactivity is added using preset “learning gadgets,” so the types of interactivity may be limited at first, but they plan to add more gadgets often, and provide a gadget platform API for JavaScript developers to create their own. So many in corporate America either carry a work and personal phone, or stick with just the job-provided Blackberry and miss out on access to useful apps, mobile training, and more. We discuss three topics a week and the chat lasts around 30 minutes. We’re shaking things up in 2013 here at #TalkTech! BLP News talktech
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2008
    [Providers] Learners as customers
    Every lesson, workshop, and pointer would provide a way for users to leave review. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art serves as my office when I’m in the City, and I used it for contemplation and sustenance between sessions of the World Online Marketing Conference today. Online commerce has lessons for learning professionals putting together learning platforms. For example, the people today were really hot about live help as a sales tool. Text chat comes in many varieties. It’s a no-brainer if you’re selling from your website. So much for another day at the office
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013
    [Providers] GP Strategies Acquires Prospero Learning Solutions
    — June 5 Global performance improvement services provider GP Strategies Corp. announced today it has acquired Prospero Learning Solutions, a provider of custom learning and content development. Prospero will operate as a part of GP Strategies'' Learning Solutions group and continue under the leadership of Lorne Novolker and Alan Ray. Elkridge, Md. Prospero highlights: • Founded in 1998 with offices in Toronto, Ontario, and Montreal, Quebec. • Generated about $7 million in revenue for 2012. • Clients include Fortune 500 and Financial Post 500 companies.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013
    [Providers] TIS to Present New Mobile Learning Service at Industry Event
    The seminar will address the current challenge of providing learning interventions, or performance support, which can be accessed from multiple operating systems and devices. The seminar will address the current challenge of providing learning interventions, or performance support, which can be accessed from multiple operating systems and devices. London — Jan. 23 Tata Interactive Systems (TIS), a developer of learning services, will present its learning products at the Learning Technologies conference on Jan. 29 in Olympia, London. ” at the exhibition. Source: TIS
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
    [Providers] AMA Enterprise to Host Government Conference
    The briefing will aim to provide government professionals with the tools to develop the critical thinking skills necessary to tackle the challenges facing government. This briefing, designed for government professionals, will aim to provide attendees with the tools to develop the critical thinking skills necessary to tackle the challenges facing government. Arlington, Va. — Oct. 16 The American Management Association (AMA) Enterprise Government Solutions announced that Haywood Spangler will be speaking at its Nov. Source: AMA Enterprise
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2012
    [Providers] Ancile Hires New Chief Technology Officer
    Alan Young will be responsible for defining the technology roadmap, overseeing current product portfolio deliverables, initiating research, and providing technology vision to the analyst, partner and customer communities. Elkridge, Md. — Oct. Ancile Solutions Inc., a developer of learning and performance software, has announced the appointment of Alan Young as its chief technology officer (CTO). Young has also held executive positions at BEA Systems in San Jose, Calif., as well as at CA Technologies in Islandia, N.Y. Source: Ancile Solutions Inc
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012
    [Providers] LearningMate Expands With Office in Kolkata
    The provider of online learning now has a total of four development centers, with three in Mumbai and one in Kolkata. LearningMate, a provider of online learning to the education sector, announced the opening of its Kolkata office at Ecospace, Rajarhat. Mumbai — Oct. With this expansion, LearningMate adds to its development centers based in Mumbai. LearningMate recently won the Red Herring's Top 100 Asia at Hong Kong, which is the list that has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs across Asia.
  • SPARK YOUR INTEREST  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2011
    [Providers] C-L-A-S-S-I-C
    Image via Wikipedia. In just under a week, I’m heading on a trip to France for nearly a month, and I feel very privileged to be able to do so. Being a new-world girl, I am a bit of a Europhile and think castles are very cool (our accommodations will be in a converted castle), the history is interesting, but what I’ll most be savoring is the food (and the wine). Aged cheese, wine and fresh bread baked in centuries old tradition are definitely on the top of my list. These things are classic, timeless and also crafted not processed. Things I aspire to in my work. Salut!
  • SPARK YOUR INTEREST  |  TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
    [Providers] BQ on the Brain
    Use surprise.  If you aren’t able to do that through the e-learning itself – figure out if you can blend in some kind of face-to-face or alternative element – podcasts or videos to introduce which provide the element of surprise, humour or mystery.  I also wrote about this in a previous post. Brain-based learning.  It certainly does seem to be a hot topic.  I ain’t no neuroscientist, cognitive psychologist, or MRI technician, so obviously anything I write will be purely opinion! The one that says: we feel before we think.  . repeat: we feel before we think.  .
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