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  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
    [Providers] Results-only
    neuro-science provides new metaphor for organizational reform via @bduperrin. Tweet Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. “Education is a self-organizing system, where learning is an emergent phenomenon&# Sugata Mitra’s TED Talk via @Willrich45. openworld “When peer learning meets “results-only work environments&# ( #ROWE ), a breakaway era will begin&#. What Girl Scouts have to say about going ROWE. via @caliandjody. You can’t motivate students, but you can kill what motivation they have. via @bhsprincipal. via @captic.
  • OPENSESAME  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2015
    [Providers] Welcome To Our New Senior Account Manager
    appreciate Erin, Josh and Don taking me through the gauntlet and providing an exciting opportunity with a growing company. I''m thrilled to be joining such a great group of individuals. I''ve worked in high tech sales forever and saw a great opportunity to join a fast moving startup like OpenSesame. I''m most excited to make sales calls that don''t need to include a Solutions Engineer, an integration expert, a Deployment Engineer and the Product Mgr on every call! Hi! I''m Todd Burns, new Sr. Account Manager with OpenSesame. years. We live in Cedar Mill, not far from St. OpenSesame
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Providers] Lessons From The Best: 2012 Bersin & Associates Learning Leaders
    And of course innovation and technology has moved faster than ever: the winners Dextro, Vangent, Capital Analytics, KnowledgeAdvisors, Bloomfire, GlobalEnglish, Triple Creek, Allen Communication, Korn/Ferry, and Work4 Labs are all providing groundbreaking new tools and solutions which enable HR and L&D to transform itself. Back in 2006 we had a dream of building a new type of industry recognition program that would use the rigor of our research to recognize leading L&D, HR, and talent management programs around the world. About the Learning Leaders Program.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2011
    [Providers] Pushing the Acceleration Pedal on Business Results: Have you had an alignment recently.you know, between your business and leadership development strategies?
    To connect these dots, develop a leadership competency model that provides a coherent, unifying framework for the leadership behaviors that support your organization’s values and business strategy. ?. 2. In the wake of a worldwide financial meltdown and subsequent reductions to leadership ranks in many organizations across the globe, companies’ top leaders are more concerned than ever about keeping and growing their remaining best talent. 4-Step Roadmap to an Effective Leadership Development Strategy. Align leadership development to company values and business goals.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2008
    [Providers] The art of changing the brain
    " However, these images do not have to be specially constructed by a teacher: "The experience itself provides by far the richest images. I've been dipping into The art of changing the brain by James E Zull (Stylus, 2002) for some time now. The subtitle of the book, 'Enriching the practice of teaching by exploring the biology of learning,' pretty well sums it up - this is neuroscience for teachers, written by a Professor of Biology and Director of the University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education at Case Western Reserve University. We risk trivialising learning."
  • LEARNDASH  |  FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012
    [Providers] WordPress LMS Latest Update
    Before getting into the update, I want to thank those of you who have written and expressed an opinion regarding the project, features, and general desires.  We want to make one thing is clear: WPLMS is committed to providing a product/service of great value… and we are committed to doing it right. First, I want to apologize for the lack of updates recently. There have been a lot of conversations happening in the past couple of weeks in regards to the project’s direction. Which brings me to the biggest news of this update. Hope you all have a great weekend. Justin. Tweet.
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2010
    [Providers] Panel 4: Online Examinations (HE 2010)
    With that comes a responsibility to make sure that we not only provide the rights systems and processes, but also the right methodologies. Madan Padaki, Co-Founder and CeO, Meritrac Services, said he distinctly gets the sense that online examinations will become commonplace a few years from now. In a survey they conducted with heads of institutions, 77% of the heads wanted to implement technology in assessments. He thinks the process is one of 12-18 months and needs to be meticuluously planned. It could be used for internal assessment as well. Filed under: 3.0 , elearning 2.0
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2007
    [Providers] Social Learning
    The ZPD is formally defined as the difference between “ actual developmental level as determined by independent problem solving and the level of potential development as determined through problem solving under adult guidance or in collaboration with more capable peers “ The belief is that scaffolding when the learner is in the ZPD can provide the learner with the confidence and skill required to complete tasks. Theories such as cognitive apprenticeship, activity theory, situated learning and distributed cognition have been reportedly influenced by Vygotsky’s thinking.
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2009
    [Providers] The Expert’s Brain
    In this way, an inter-connected network of knowledge provides multiple opportunities for retrieving knowledge from long-term memory. Remember those Your Brain On Drugs commercials? They always used the analogy of an egg. That same analogy works well to represent the brain of an expert. The expert’s brain is like a hard-boiled egg. We often have to turn a runny egg into a hard-boiled one. An expert has knowledge structures that differ from those of a novice. It’s important to understand these differences when designing for experts and when designing for novices. Conclusion.
  • TAYLORING IT  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2013
    [Providers] What Learners Want – Part 4 – The ‘results’
    In order to maximise the ‘keenness’ demonstrated by the Focus Group participants we decided to provide them with immediate access to the online survey as opposed to making them wait for the ‘official’ launch date some 2-3 weeks later. It also provided us with a wonderful opportunity to speak to people face-to-face about the initiative and answer any questions that they may have. If you haven’t read  this series to date,  it may be worthwhile doing so in order to set some context. Blog intranet
  • LEARNING CONVERSATIONS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2009
    [Providers] Taking responsibility for learning
    Take more of a coaching attitude to management , rather than providing all the answers. Provide access to resources and networks, and help people see how they can get the most out of them. Post no. 2 in my further reflections on the Learning & Skills group conference. Many organisations find that motivating their employees to take responsibility for their own learning is a limiting factor. Motivation is the internal condition that activates behavior and gives it direction; energizes and directs goal-oriented behavior. Wikipedia 30/07/09 ). I'm sorry. That's not enough.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2008
    [Providers] No Stupid Questions! I am Serious! (Part 4)
    It provides some interesting things to ponder regarding globalization and fast evolving changes we need to consider as we plan and prepare students for the future. Critical Thinking Web Provides over 100 free online tutorials on critical thinking, logic, scientific reasoning, creativity, and other aspects of thinking skills. Critical Evaluation Tookit Griffith University provides tips on helping students to develop critical evaluation skills. This site provides you with a lot of valuable resources and ideas on how to deal with it. Part 3 - Is PowerPoint Evil?
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
    [Providers] Trainers: Is Gladwell's 10,000 Hour Rule a Hoax?
    The training that you then provide will serve as a starting point and guide for their learning , but learners are still going to have to take responsibility for their own skill-building.   Well, no…but some trainers seem to think so. In the age of “awareness level training” and “click next to continue” courses designed to check a box or meet regulatory requirements, we risk missing out on opportunities to really let learning happen. Awareness may be necessary, but it’s just the beginning. If your training program begins and ends with “awareness,” you’re missing the boat.
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2015
    [Providers] The Real Beauty In Leadership Happens By Going Above And Beyond
    Coaching is an ongoing informal conversation with the employee that focuses on providing the following: counsel on current objectives and actions to categorically improve the result; feedback concerning their progress or improvements on Flat Army habits; and. And the truly connected leader will take interest and provide counsel on personal endeavours as well as we discussed in the coaching attribute. “Compassion leaves an indelible blueprint of the recognition that life so sorely needs between one individual and another; one nation and another; one culture and another. Measuring.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2010
    [Providers] Around the globe
    It's difficult to sleep at night unless you have some heavy curtains, because there is no night - only twilight for a few hours. I was invited to Helsinki to serve on a two day panel of experts as we assessed over 4 dozen applications for educational research grants provided by the Academy of Finland. During the event, it snowed heavily, providing a magical backdrop for many meetings and much fun. 2010 has been another busy year for me, with a lot of travel and I estimate that I have more than 54,000 air miles to my name - more than twice around the globe. Related blog post.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013
    [Providers] Jiffy Lube: Running Full Speed
    But the learning team at Jiffy Lube International, the automotive maintenance chain owned by global energy provider Shell, has developed a blended approach to training that has the company running along just fine. Jiffy Lube’s Web-based in-store training, Jiffy Lube University (JLU), not only is effective at engaging the company’s younger demographic — thanks to its use of technology and game-like mechanisms — it provides evolving service technicians with a clear visual map for continued development, encouraging them to stay longer.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013
    [Providers] Chief Learning Officer Unveils Top Companies for Workforce Development
    “Through a variety of different metrics and methods, they have provided rigorous evidence of the impact of training on the business.” MediaTec partners with recognized industry experts and provides thought-provoking feature articles, news, opinions and insights through its award-winning publications, events and e-media and gives readers the business intelligence and knowledge they need to succeed in new and changing markets. ” Again this year, the top five finalists had to complete a capstone evaluation. McDonald’s USA LLC 3. UPS 4. IBM 7. Accenture PLC 9.
  • BAMBOO PROJECT  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2009
    [Providers] Bamboo Project Readers' Guide to Blogging for Personal Branding
    Provide you with a valuable way to network with others who are online , expanding your connections and exposing you to new people and ideas. . Provide you with a way to show your ongoing engagement with topics in your industry and profession and help you stay up-to-date on what's happening. Networking 2.0: Blogging Your Way Out of a Job. and Into a Career View more presentations from Sacha Chua. tags: blogging web2.0 ). Last week, I asked my readers to share their best advice for using a blog for personal branding and job searching. I've also added some links and other resources.
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009
    [Providers] White Space
    It refers to the space instructional designers can give learners during instruction; the mental pause; the purposeful omission; the resting place that provides the time and space to use natural cognitive strategies to absorb things. This can be difficult to provide in an eLearning environment. Regardless of whether the content is presented or discovered, the pace should provide time to assimilate new information into existing knowledge structures, which constitutes what we call learning. It refers to the blank areas between the pictures and type on the screen or page.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
    [Providers] Back to School: CLOs can learn a lot from academic institutions’ traditions
    Further, the informal learning component of this educational experience from my fellow 80 or so alumni and students from around the globe provides an added perspective that I bring back to my day job as a CLO. Becoming practitioner-students sets the tone for the work we do with our business clients and learning colleagues. “The test of first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed views in the mind at the same time and still maintain the ability to function.” ” Over the past couple of years I have often been reminded of author F.
  • OPENSESAME  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 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. eLearning Solutions
  • 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!
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
    [Providers] Thinking Ahead and Sales Effectiveness
    Perhaps somewhere in between?  If your goal is to keep clients for a very long time, this will influence your customer service as well as your advertising.  If your goal is to provide quality service, then wish the customer a nice life and move on to their friends and family, it makes sense to allocate your resources a little differently. My ninety-four-year-old neighbor jokes that for her, thinking ahead means buying green bananas, assuming she’ll be around to eat them when they ripen.  What steps did you have to take to get there?  Think long-term for your employees. 
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2010
    [Providers] How to Get Up to Speed (Fast!) on Rapid E-Learning
    In his leadership role at Knowland University, Bill focuses on helping clients get the most out of the products and services provided through a combination of guided and self-paced learning opportunities. Everything you know about rapid instructional design or rapid e-learning development is likely wrong. Vendors will have you believe it’s only about the tools. Consultants will have you believe it’s about streamlining existing processes, even skipping unnecessary steps. Which begs the question: If they are unnecessary steps, why are they there in the first place? We can.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011
    [Providers] LinkedIn IPO - A Radical Transformation in Corporate Recruiting Begins
    This huge industry includes many categories, including: Employer Services: job boards, executive search firms, contingent and retained search firms, recruitment process outsourcers, small and mid-sized recruiters, applicant tracking systems, referral services and systems, background checking services and systems, pre-hire assessment systems and content, recruitment data and information providers, and thousands of consulting firms. Today LinkedIn announced its long-awaited IPO. The numbers tell a story: this company is going to radically transform corporate recruiting.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2009
    [Providers] Informal, Social, Wirearchical Business
    These assets don’t appear on the balance sheet [yet], but more and more often they provide a corporation’s competitive edge. Our motto is that “six heads are better than one&# at the Internet Time Alliance , and I have the pleasure of working with and learning from a great collaborative team, spread across eight time zones. 1. Jon Husband’s working definition of Wirearchy is “ a dynamic two-way flow of power and authority, based on knowledge, trust, credibility and a focus on results, enabled by interconnected people and technology”. have called this Work 2.0 In Summary.
  • 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.
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2009
    [Providers] NBT – Networked Based Training Solutions
    Course Managers – the role changes to a facilitator, someone in-charge of providing and ensuring network characteristics such as diversity and autonomy, as well as facilitating inclusion and access. Just like SCORM was build to standardize the runtime interactions, maybe we can come up with a way to integrate the network (and thereby, collaborative learning) into an existing WBT or VC so that it genuinely provides a meaningful way forward. NBTs, the natural evolution (in my opinion) from WBTs, are a solution worth evaluating. New developments need periodic updates.
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2009
    [Providers] Networked Learning Environments
    The weaver’s job will be to acclimatise the learner to the changing landscape, provide an understanding of the environment through initial idea networks and through an empowerment in terms of tools, technologies, processes and social conduct perhaps. For the weaver, technology should provide a way to negotiate the changing nature of interaction/collaboration, of the explosive network of ideas that she set the seed for, of the mechanisms for maximum impact of these ideas on learners. So are LMSs now part of a technology trend that is headed south? Will incorporation of Web 2.0
  • OPENSESAME  |  MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014
    [Providers] Meet Community Coordinator Alex!
    In my current position at OpenSesame, I head the Customer Support Team, providing round-the-clock support via social media channels, phone, live chat, email, and case management tools. Hi, I''m Alex! I am the Community Coordinator at OpenSesame. Most customers know me on a first-name basis, and I strive to give care and attention-to-detail to every person on our site. Day-to-day I wear many hats! My Before OpenSesame, I worked at NBC Digital and prior to that, an online video startup called Revver. Before moving to Portland, I went to USC for grad school. OpenSesame
  • 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."
  • ALEARNING  |  MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
    [Providers] Exit Interviews for NonRenewing Members
    It was an opportunity to bring closure to my tenure at the company, to make suggestions for things I saw that could have been improved, and to thank those who provided me the opportunities that had helped me grow. With thanks to the good people at ASAE and The Center who posted several entries covering sessions at their Great Ideas Conference, I’m getting a feel for what I’m missing. This is good. Engagement from afar and all that. Should we just let them go and focus on those we still have instead? Pah-lease. What’s the angle for alearning professionals? Who knows?
  • ALEARNING  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2009
    [Providers] Are Your Business Needs Being Met?
    It’s simple, really: provide easy access to a brief tutorial on what the process is, why it must be followed, and who to call for more information. Yes, non-profits/not-for-profits have business needs. Making sure you bring in enough revenue to cover your costs/expenses is the ultimate need, but what drives those revenues? Membership dues, you say. Registration fees to the conference and other events. Conference booth revenues. Sponsorships. Maybe some advertising. Do they understand your membership application process? Renewal process? Timeline? How about registrations? Help them.
  • DAVE'S WHITEBOARD  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2009
    [Providers] Place-based learning: med students in a nursing home
    The two-week length of the “condition&# provides time for a variety of experiences–the daily routine of eating, bathing, using the toilet.  How fully do you immerse yourself in new skills? The University of New England’s program in geriatric medicine gives students a “diagnosis&# and places them in nursing homes.  The students spend two weeks living as they would with the symptoms and limitations of their condition. Here’s 38-year-old Kristin Murphy, who said, “I said I want the full gamut [of treatment].  How do they process what doesn’t happen?
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009
    [Providers] How To Add Realism To eLearning
    Provide a scenario that is modified to fulfill a particular objective and give learners two choices. Provide situations where the outcomes are in shades of gray (as life usually is). Adding realism to eLearning should improve learning transfer, which will prepare learners for situations they might really encounter. Realism also adds credibility to a training course, which is quite important to the busy, cynical, or tired employee. These are often part of the analysis phase, prior to design. All of this is fodder for your creative brain. Here are some strategies for doing so.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2008
    [Providers] Ten quick wins in e-learning
    Provide a gateway to learning 8. What often comes out are solutions that are easy to deliver but do not necessarily provide a great deal of value to the business. Laura Overton agreed, but felt we should not ignore the learner as a stakeholder: "As well as business results, we must look at providing a positive experience for the learner. 7.Provide a gateway to learning One way of providing a positive benefit for staff and making an early impact with e-learning is to provide free access to an external portal containing a wide variety of learning resources.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2008
    [Providers] Learning Conversations - The King is Dead – Long Live the King
    And its rare to find a content delivery system that enables learners to search for packages (even if metadata has been provided as part of the SCORM manifest). We do need an alternative model for learning management systems ( as proposed by Tony Karrer a while back ) Ive long argued for a model based on that of the successful ecommerce providers such as Amazon, where the learning content is the product. The reviews and ratings would provide critical metadata for the learners. It would provide a combined performance support and knowledge provision system.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2009
    [Providers] Different social networks
    Most conference attendees have by now seen the conference social map - a map that draws attention to how attendees are connected…but provides very limited value. danah boyd tackles a much needed discussion - different types of social networks. Network language has been integrated into society. This is partly due to the experience many people have now had with linking, connected, and sharing information through social media. Simple network terms long tales, power laws, strong/weak ties, etc. are thrown around rather casually. Or, they are used to bluntly.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009
    [Providers] Tools and our brain
    Norman Doidge, in his text The Brain that Changes Itself , provides many compelling examples of how technology, tools, and experiences can substantially rewire the human brain in a short period of time. We often hear about how technology doesn’t change the brain. Or, at least that technology doesn’t impact how we think in the short term. Evolution, we are told, takes much, much longer. pdf) on the subject). While we may disagree about the impact of technology on humanity, it is difficult to argue that technology does not alter mental functioning.
  • BAMBOO PROJECT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
    [Providers] Virtual Career Fair Lessons Learned: Implementation
    Next time we'll be sure to test before we assume, even when it's a platform we've used before. (I should add that Go-to-Webinar provided me with some great 140-character customer service through Twitter, so I was really pleased with their response, even though we had some issues with the recordings). In a previous post , I shared some lessons learned in planning for the virtual career fair we piloted in the spring with several Pennsylvania counties. Today I'm going to share some lessons we learned during implementation. Free can work --This project was grant-funded and money was tight.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
    [Providers] Shifting From the Schoolyard to the Workplace
    The alliance suggests that the federal research and development agenda should be studying and researching successful strategies that work when it comes to off-track students, while identifying a “pool of potential partners” for helping schools and districts provide non-academic student support. Some companies are implementing initiatives to see that the underprivileged or underskilled are served and not forgotten. The Alliance for Excellent Education wants to make sure these same groups will be served under federal law as well. percent. percent in 2009. You can read the full report here.
  • ECONTENT  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
    [Providers] Google + Suomi = Duluth!
    Our region has a history where the local power company ( Allete ) partners with the taconite industry to provide cost effective power. This mathematical equation makes sense if one studies the data behind the variables! After all Google has just revealed via today's Wall Street Journal that their newest European data center with be created in a former paper mill located in Finland (Suomi). If one considers that one of the most expensive costs in operating a data center is cooling the servers, and that Finland has: Cold ambient air temperature. Cold water (Gulf of Finland). Economy 2.0
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015
    [Providers] Managing Employee Performance: Users and Their Software
    41 percent of respondents reported that their performance management solutions are self-developed; 38 percent are provided by a vendor (often a suite vendor, although the module may be stand-alone) and 21 percent use modules that are within their core HR systems. These programs provide a just-in-time approach to coaching assistance, dependent on the area on which the manager is coaching. 52 percent provide workflows to track coaching and mentoring conversations and activities, an important feature in coaching management. ” [1]. Coaching In, Ranking Out. Op.Cit.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2011
    [Providers] Taleo Firmly Establishes itself in the Learning Management Systems Market
    Last year, Taleo , the largest provider of recruiting software, spent $100 million acquiring mid-market LMS vendor Learn.com. The ever-changing market for Learning Management Systems (LMS) continues to evolve. The company's strategy, which we supported in earlier blog posts, is to expand across all elements of the talent management domain and develop an offering which gives customers a "one stop shopping" solution. Read our LMS 2011 industry study for all the details.) We had a briefing with Taleo this week and it appears that progress is excellent. It is not to be missed
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012
    [Providers] 5 Ways to Tell If Your Training Organization Needs More Training
    These quick 60-minute sessions are a great way to keep your pulse on what is going on within the training industry, and often provide some tips that can be used right away.  If nothing else, they are a great way to expose yourself to something you may not have exposure to within the organization. Are you someone who has ‘fallen into’ your role? In most fields, professionals have gone to school and been ‘prepared’ in some way for their role in the workplace.  An accountant, for instance, generally has some sort of degree or certification that relates to finance. ADD YOUR BIO TEXT HERE.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011
    [Providers] The Future of Employee Self-Service
    In the 1990’s, when leading HRMS vendors were a bit slow in offering extensive ESS, niche providers like Edify (later acquired by Workscape) stepped in with ESS Toolkits which extended the core HR system’s capabilities in this area. More recently, core HR / HRMS solution providers have added the ability for employees to update their career interests, hobbies and other involvements outside work. The result was the introduction of Employee Self Service or ESS. This was in fact the core offering of Enwisen, now part of Lawson. Steve Goldberg.
  • ONLIGNMENT  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2009
    [Providers] Less red tape and more trading across Europe
    The Directive is about reducing barriers and red-tape that make it more difficult for service providers to trade competitively outside their home country. The Directive requires EU Member States to establish ‘web portals’ so that service providers have a single point of contact to find out what legal requirements they must fulfil to operate in various countries. This one-stop-shop must then allow service providers to apply electronically for any licence or permit they need. The government has issued a press release to encourage companies to do more business across Europe.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010
    [Providers] Learning at the edge of chaos
    This kind of thinking heads us in a different direction — away from the transactional, social service model that provides the foundation for our current systems. Some of things I learned via Twitter this past week. Breakthroughs Happen At The Edge of Chaos via @VenessaMiemis [which links to an image showing that between stability & chaos is where we find creativity and the closer we are to chaos, the more potential there is for breakthroughs]. To which I responded, “For individuals, that would be the zone of proximal development ( Vygotsky )&#. via @fdomon.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2012
    [Providers] Housing a Love for Learning: Coldwell Banker’s David Birnbaum
    This scenario provided Birnbaum and his learning team with the perfect medium to add just-in-time training. The ultimate goal will be to provide performance support in the moment of need. David Birnbaum, Coldwell Banker’s vice president of learning, rediscovered his interest in education after years in research and development and has since transformed the company’s learning arm into a sales tool. Academically, something clicked when David J. Birnbaum went to high school. “I just decided that I had to study really, really hard,” he said. &rdquo
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2006
    [Providers] pbwiki :: onewisdom | FreeOnlineEducationalSites
    MIT Open Course Ware >> : Video and Audio Index - A key MIT OCW audience is educators, and for them, we are hoping that by providing the syllabus, reading lists and lecture notes, we are offering a chance for them to jumpstart their own pedagogy and improve the way they teach their chosen discipline. Their mission is to provide teachers, students, researchers and the general public with as broad and outstanding a collection of audio documentaries, speeches, debates, oral histories, conference sessions, commentaries, archival audio sources, and other aural history resources.
  • I CAME, I SAW, I LEARNED  |  MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014
    [Providers] User Assistance: Standard Gauge
      ISO/IEC 26514  provides requirements for the design and development of software user documentation. Both by Tony Self    It doesn't quite sound believable, but it's true. In 21st Century Australia, there isn't a standard national rail gauge. Gauge is the gap between railway tracks.) In some states, narrow gauge is used, in others broad gauge, and ironically in just one state, standard gauge. This means that rail cars and locomotives can't travel between states. Broad gauge became the new standard in 1854.
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, 2009
    [Providers] Ten years after
    It’s not as if the monolithic TimeWarnerMicrosoftCisco Consortium is going to provide all the entertainment, training, phone calls, and news you’ll ever need. Furniture.com began providing operator assistance to customers buying by phone. Why should financiers have such power and talk the language of ownership just because they provided the money? The Information Era has arrived. The Machine Age is over. The rules have changed. The sky has fallen in. Human resources are more important than natural resources, brains more important than brawn. Clocks run faster.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010
    [Providers] Blind Monks 2.0
    It provides a framework to inspire employees to work collaboratively according to their interests and abilities. David Guillocheau at Talent[Power]Management describes what I would call human resources in a wired world [enough of this 2.0 appendage]. He discusses (in French)  the various aspects of networked-enabled HR. Recruiting: social networks; online events; serious games. Integrating new workers: online mentoring; internal blogs. Evaluation: online employee profiles; internal markets or currency. Training: communities of practice; learning communities. Enterprise 2.0,
  • CLARK ALDRICH  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 2010
    [Providers] Assessment + MMORPG + Real World Challenges: How The MESH will Change Education
    Institutions and other service providers would pop up or evolve to help people learn critical skills they need to be successful in The MESH. Formal education institutions exist in their current form only because tests and other forms of assessment are so poor. If there was a perfect assessment system, someone could just prove what they know, regardless of how they gained the knowledge. This would render the concepts of four year college and graduate school with their archaic diplomas and transcripts instantly obsolete. As well, it should by adaptive and current. The MESH is self-funding.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011
    [Providers] Regular Expressions for Improved Productivity
    Also, the + operator is "maximal", meaning it will try to match as many characters as it can, provided the rest of the regular expression will still match. If you're a developer, the term "regular expression" should at least sound familiar. But, if you've never had to write any code that made use of them (i.e. code in a scripting language), you may not know how to write/use regular expressions. And, if you're like I was, that doesn't bother you. Sure, maybe. Well, that's a simple find/replace. Simply replace "virtual " and " = 0" with "". The period (.) I'll leave that as an exercise.
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
    [Providers] Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 2
    Basically, Amazon sells your e-book and provides you with a slice of the pie. In Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 1 I shared with you my insights into old school publishers and literary agents. Assuming you have received your rejections – or more likely, no replies at all – you will now be ready to stick it up their proverbials and self publish. So please find below Part 2 of my series which explains how to get started with an e-book… If you can use Microsoft Word, you can publish an e-book. • My commission percentage is healthy, and.
  • EVERYTHING E-LEARNING  |  MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012
    [Providers] How to Create Great Quizzes for Rapid e-Learning
    Break away from the standard “Correct” and “Incorrect” feedback messages of quizzes and provide unique feedback to each quiz question. The quizzes in your rapid e-Learning courses don’t have to be the same old question and answer style –you can design them as a means to help and engage your learners. Use these ideas for a fresh way to approach the typical e-Learning quiz: Variety. Mix up the style and type of quizzes you include in your courses. by Lectora and Snap! Empower offer a variety of quiz and survey options including question types and designs including: True or false. Fill in.
  • LEARNING ROCKS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014
    [Providers] When social is a taxing problem
    In this respect we''re quite lucky; with our current performance and learning management suite provider we have access to an advanced, mature enterprise social network (ESN) platform that is integrated with current user profiles. One of the projects I''ve been keen to push on with my current employer is extending our elearning provision beyond the isolated horrors of the self-study elearning "course" to more collaborative social opportunities. Extending access to new users is simply a process of adding that permission to their profile and they are in. So far, so good. social learning
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012
    [Providers] The Affordable Care Act is Upheld: What It Might Mean For Your Health Care Benefits Costs
    The legislation is designed to drive down insurance costs through market competition driven by their “Affordable Insurance Exchange” This buyer’s market of health care benefit providers will be organized by each State – work supported by Federal grants. Providers in the Exchange are vetted, namely by keeping premiums low. For employers making contributions to their employees’ health care premiums, they would no longer have these costs if employees’ signed up for an Exchange provider. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2010
    [Providers] A Dozen Things the HR Technology Market Needs in 2011
    The recognition that only when end-customers focus sufficiently on change management, and solution providers deliver less complex/more intuitive/more engaging / "what’s in it for me?" So, what’s left to be done - PLENTY! Here’s a list of a dozen things that would continue advancing the HR technology market in material ways, many of these ideas will be further explored in subsequent blog posts: 1. Yes, Naomi Bloom, you had me sold on the importance of HR data models long ago! How easy and accessible are they to use? 5.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 2013
    [Providers] MediaTec Publishing and INXPO Launch Human Capital Media Television
    MediaTec partners with recognized industry experts and provides thought-provoking feature articles, news, opinions and insights through its award-winning publications, events and e-media. CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2013 — MediaTec Publishing Inc., one of the nation’s foremost media companies serving the human capital management industry, announced today the acquisition of Workforce Management from Crain Communications Inc. Human capital professionals who tune in to HCM-TV can interact, explore and share ideas, without ever leaving their desks or spending money on travel,” Kamikow continued.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
    [Providers] Flipping the Classroom: In Germany!
    All videos use a uniform, easy-to-follow structure, and provide “Introduction,” “General Information,” and “Assignments” sections for the students. Each video provides a commenting feature so that students can ask additional questions. Both want to provide their students with a modern and motivating approach to mathematics. Learning models like the “Flipped Classroom“ and “Inverted Classroom“ have been popular concepts in the English-speaking world. However, only a few universities in Germany are currently implementing this form of blended learning. Our Basic Concept.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2008
    [Providers] Thinking & Learning
    The study provided obscure information (true but unusual), with an initial study, subsequent re-study, and then a test, with varying intervals between the study periods, and between the second study and the test (up to a year).  Today I stumbled across two interesting articles.  Both talk about some relevant research on learning, and coincidentally, both are by folks I know. Will Thalheimer has done a great job publicizing how we need to space learning out, and this research was interesting for the the length of time recommended. The latter is to be preferred.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2008
    [Providers] Facebook Apprenticeship
    Blogs provide some insight, tweets another.  So do del.ico.us Jay Cross has an interesting post about using Facebook in the organization, and makes a connection I hadn’t seen (and wish I had :).    He’s citing another post on FaceBook and the Enterprise, where JP Rangaswami posits that Facebook can be used to allow individuals to track what their bosses are doing, as role models.  Jay connects this to Cognitive Apprenticeship (my favorite model of learning), where the boss is modeling his thinking processes, and the employee can use that model as a guide to performance. 
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2009
    [Providers] The Disciplines of Modern Enterprise Learning - The ASTD BIG QUESTION for July'09
    British Telecom , one of the world’s leading providers of communications solutions and services, has recently implemented the “ Dare2Share ” program. If you are not already a follower of the ASTD Big Question each month on the Learning Circuits blog, I highly recommend it. Every month, a general question is posted on a “priority topic facing learning professionals.” ” Anyone is open to respond. Starting this month, I will be doing my best to chime in each month. You will be able to find my responses on this blog. knowledge management. David.
  • SOCIAL LEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2011
    [Providers] Rx for SMEs
    Find out which meetings your SMEs are attending and get invited those that will likely provide valuable content. Provide SMEs with opportunities to report their readiness. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Rx for SMEs by Jolene on January 14, 2011 in subject matter experts , system implementation training Subject Matter Experts are some of the hardest working people on the planet — especially when it comes to system implementation projects. Here are some ideas for taking care of your SMEs. Blog this!
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2012
    [Providers] HR Tech 2012: With a Peek at Payroll
    Dayforce’s support of paycards is not surprising, given that its parent Ceridian is one of the larger provider of support for the “bank-less” workforce. Ceridian offers paycards for its own employee -- and many put part of their salary on paycards to provide cash (and track spending) of their college-attending children. It currently provides human capital and payroll management solutions for 130,000 customers in 52 countries (supporting a total of 25 million employees.) But let’s not forget Core HR. While glitz sells (and yes, there is some here!),
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  SATURDAY, JULY 3, 2010
    [Providers] Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial
    Don’t get me wrong, the LMS provides enough features and abilities, including the most common features, that if you want a LMS, it will work.  I’m on my way to get a car that enables me to launch a robust social learning system.  Of course, my biggest challenge is to find something that can really meet my needs now and then in the years to come, especially in today’s economy.  I get to the lot, avoid the salespeople who come out of nowhere to chase me down and spot a shiny ultra hip vehicle. What is it? I say to myself. Confusing, right? Car Key. Under the Hood. Layout.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2010
    [Providers] LMS Contracts – What U Must Have, Need 2 Know
    would love to tell you that 100% of all vendors provide training for free for you and your administrator, but then I will have to tell you that my dog Diego is helping me write this. (uh, he isn’t).   Ahh, you have found your vendor, everything in the world is at peace. You love the company, it is perfect, they have pitched you a price – you have verbally accepted – and now it is time for them to finalize the deal, put together the contract, sign and move on… But Wait! Important info below (before we get to the contract info. You Want everything itemized. Why? a.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
    [Providers] Survey: Nearly Half of Workers Don’t Negotiate Job Offers
    If unable to meet the job candidate''s salary requirements, a majority of employers are willing to provide alternative benefits. • Thirty-eight percent said they would not be able to provide anything. For both new hires and current employees, information technology hiring managers were nearly twice as likely as the national average to provide salary increases of 5 percent or more. Moreover, age and gender are also factors in a person’s likelihood to negotiate a job offer, according to a new survey. Chicago — Aug. Who is most likely to negotiate?
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2013
    [Providers] Futurestep Names New VP of Talent Solutions in North America
    Law joins Futurestep from Cognizant Technology Solutions, a provider of information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing services. The new role will focus on the convergence of recruitment execution and technology as part of Futurestep's strategy to offer its customers services in end-to-end talent management. Los Angeles — Jan. 14 Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry company specializing in high impact talent services, has appointed Dennis Law as its vice president of talent solutions in North America. Source: Futurestep
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011
    [Providers] Building the Borderless Workplace: IMPACT 2011 Research Conference
    The Solution Providers. As a premier analyst firm, we talk with hundreds of HR, L&D, and talent management solution providers each year. This year is our fourth annual Learning and Talent Management Research Conference, IMPACT: The Business of Talent® (April 26-29 at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida) and it is going to be the best conference ever! This theme is very appropriate, given the changes in the middle east. All these changes dramatically change the way we manage people, how we develop people, and how we build and assess leadership.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
    [Providers] Interns: Percolating Performance or Coffee Stains?
    Within the various departments, interns work on projects that build skills and provide value to the company. Employers can better leverage their college internship programs to fill talent pipelines if they give students meaningful assignments rather than just make them get coffee and file invoices. Many organizations need to retool their internships to equip participants with the right types of experiences to make them more valuable to the organization should they stay, and leave them with a lasting favorable impression that enhances the employer’s brand in the marketplace.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2010
    [Providers] Context and Community
    Taking Wayne’s advice could be the first step in creating a successful online learning business model, by providing “ just the right information for just the right person(s) at just the right time in just the right context on just the right medium/device&#. Wayne Hodgins raises the issue that information can be both a product and a service. Information is a noun/product when it is in the form of a report or document created on spec or in advance of a specific use or client. would posit that information in and of itself has little to no value. radio, speeches, e-mail, blogs).
  • ONLIGNMENT  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2009
    [Providers] Could the star system apply to live online events?
    Webinars provide an opportunity for experts to share their thoughts and experiences with a wide audience. They can also do this through face-to-face conferences, but are limited in their reach by geography. The cost of flying an expert over and then putting them up while they recover from the jet lag and do a little sightseeing is often prohibitive. The result is lots of second devision experts, who live more locally, filling in to deliver similar expertise. Online, of course, the situation is quite different. The limitations on using the first divison expert are much reduced.
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
    [Providers] The Human Factor: Mixing & Matching with Rapid Development Tools by Mary Arnold
    Rapid e-Learning tools provide some benefits, but at the cost of tight, clean, easily maintained code. Here are some great tinkering tips for optimizing your work by using a combination of tools.
  • GAME ON LEARNING  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Providers] Innovation: Playing to Win
    Your organization’s employees and customers are out there waiting for something really cool to energize their perception of the training provided by their organization, and to ignite their performance. ASTD Research just published a white paper titled: Playing to Win: Gamification and Serious Games in Organizational Learning. It’s got some great information in it, and you can obtain it by clicking here. It’s free if you are an ASTD member, $20 if you aren’t. The white paper summarizes survey data that ASTD Research teamed with i4cp to collect. Budget? Resources?
  • ADVENTURES IN CORPORATE EDUCATION  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2009
    [Providers] Systems approach of designing instruction
    It provides a framework for systematically looking at a performance problem, and designing instruction so that the performance gap can be closed. I’ve posted before about the Dick & Carey method of instructional design - while I was taking a class based on the Dick & Carey method. This method of instructional design is very popular because it represents a systems method of designing instruction. Click on the image below to see a diagram of how this method works: But what does a systems method of designing instruction actually mean? from thefreedictionary.com. Learning?
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
    [Providers] Wise and interesting words
    RCA provides some serious strategic visibility enabling B2B marketers to prove the value their marketing programs drive for their organizations. Yesterday afternoon I caught up with Jon Miller and Maria Pergolino to get an inside view of their new Revenue Cycle Analytics (RCA) as well as what's coming up. have to say that I'm really impressed. One of the often heard arguments for short-term focus vs. long-term focus of marketing programs is the nature of corporate budgets and achievement reviews. Quarterly is the construct that dictates the focus of most organizations.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2013
    [Providers] Creating Your First Association eLearning Course
    For example, to support the “Identify…” objective, the content would describe the statement areas and what these items mean, and the assessment might provide a sample Profit and Loss statement that would require the learner to identify where a specific overage is. After selecting a learning management system (LMS), the next logical step for an association is to begin creating your course catalog. But for many associations, creating online learning courses is uncharted territory, especially if this is a brand new course. What is the Skills Gap? So how do you do a skills gap analysis?
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2009
    [Providers] Defining the ‘e’ in e-learning
    The learner is being asked to be part of collaborative and distributed social learning activities – requiring them to locate peers, embedded subject matter experts and others – to provide content and context. An e-Journal of Learning Innovation ISSN 1448-2673 Think piece: Defining the ‘e’ in e-learning In this think piece, Elliott Masie, who co-invented the term ‘e-learning’, argues the need to change the ‘e’s definition from ‘electronic’ to ‘excellent’. In doing so, he explores how both teachers and learners require new skill sets, roles and adaptations.
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009
    [Providers] White Space
    It refers to the space instructional designers can give learners during instruction; the mental pause; the purposeful omission; the resting place that provides the time and space to use natural cognitive strategies to absorb things. This can be difficult to provide in an eLearning environment. Regardless of whether the content is presented or discovered, the pace should provide time to assimilate new information into existing knowledge structures, which constitutes what we call learning. It refers to the blank areas between the pictures and type on the screen or page.
  • ONLIGNMENT  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2010
    [Providers] We can’t go on meeting like this – Part 9 Record Meetings
    However, for those who did take part, it is necessary to provide some more concise record of key decisions and actions. Keep a record of the meeting and its outputs. It is uncommon for an audio recording to be made of a face-to-face meeting (unless you have to make such a record for legal compliance as in a police interview). Online, however, it is very common to make a complete recording of everything including audio, video, presentation materials and contemporaneous text chat. as a conspicuous building of shared information that lets people validate and verify what is noted. What next?
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2010
    [Providers] The consultant’s dilemma
    would ask my readers and past clients  for recommendations on any of these 5 points and also ask that if you think I’m providing a good service, please pass it on. The major downside of consulting is that when you are working you aren’t finding new work, and vice versa. As a consultant, you are only making money when you’re working. That means that all your vacations are unpaid. You may also have difficulty getting extended health benefits or a pension plan, but there are more options available today. Make sure you get some money up front. Sales drive everything.
  • TALENTLMS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2015
    [Providers] The Effective Blended Learning Strategy
    Establish Communication Guidelines  Provide contact information for all mentors and facilitators involved in the course. Provide Resources and References One of the wonderful things about blended learning is the use of online resources and tools available to supplement course materials. Provide soft-skills improvement tips through relevant websites that teach about self-organization and time management. In short, provide every opportunity possible for success in the course. In any assessment scenario, provide a rubric for performance. What is the difference?
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2012
    [Providers] Cornerstone Acquires Sonar6: Talent Management for SMB
    Today CornerstoneOnDemand announced the acquisition of Sonar6 , an innovative small provider of highly graphical performance review and succession management tools for small businesses. And let's not forget Halogen Software , the most successful mid-market talent management software company in the market and SilkRoad , a very fast growing integrated talent management provider who is also laser focused on the mid-market. An SMB Play. As Cornerstone described the acquisition to us today, this is all about SMB (Small and Mid-sized Business). They simply want something that works.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [Providers] It’s Not Too Late for Some Spring Cleaning: Time to Dust Off Your Online Brand
    Social media now provides candidates and recruiters with that all-important first impression. Now that spring has finally arrived for most of us, the grass is growing and the flowers are finally blooming. With spring in the air and the promise of summer, companies and jobseekers alike are busy planning their vacations and planning for their futures. For some industries, summer hiring is accelerating based on seasonal business needs. Some organizations are onboarding new talent before the lazy days of summer set in and employees are taking time off.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2011
    [Providers] Designing Development to Impact Business Results
    When developing others, executive engagement (the first best practice) is critical in crafting the leadership strategy and leadership development strategy, in promoting learning across the organization, in defining the content ensuring its alignment with critical business goals, in imparting critical messages to the leader participants, in ensuring that the organization has the resources necessary to support the development activities, and in embracing an organizational culture that values individual leader growth and organizational capability by providing targeted development opportunities.
  • WIRED@HEART  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2012
    [Providers] Visual Design Principles for Capturing Attention Online - Wired@Heart
    Knowledge of these techniques is crucial, since even famous companies like T-Mobile can fail without them , even with the help of such stars as Catherine Zeta-Jones!  To learn more about these principles click below: WHAT to DO NOW: In the comments below please provide several strategies that work for YOUR visual design or you can share which techniques from the video you found most fascinating. Wired@Heart. Transcending Distances in Online Learning. Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. About. Services. Small Business Owners. Teachers. Organizations.
  • LEARNING CONVERSATIONS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2009
    [Providers] Wisetail Learning Ecosystem
    Wisetail works by providing a software tool (the Learning Ecosystem) that combines the engagement qualities of Facebook with the top-down management and reporting abilities of an LMS. For Wisetail to crack these markets, they would need to provide some level of SCORM capability. Etienne Wenger , in his thought-provoking book on Communities of Practice , states: Learning is inherent in human nature. Learning cannot be designed. Learning happens, design or no design. There are few more urgent tasks than to design social infrastructures that foster learning. Via Bryan Polivka ).
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2009
    [Providers] Designer eLearning: Screencast tutorials
    As a starting point, my earlier post " Mayers Principles for the Design of Multimedia Learning " provides a summary of the essentials. Designer eLearning Multimedia design for digital and web-based learning environments 30 March 2007 Screencast tutorials Since bandwidth availability has improved, the last few years have seen more videos and screencam/screencast tutorials on websites, for both marketing and training purposes. Theyre getting easier to make and deliver, with more sophisticated purpose built software, some of which is cheap or even free. overlaying the video itself.
  • RAPID ELEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2009
    [Providers] Does President Obama Support Locking Your E-Learning Course Navigation?
    The HR contact is a way to provide policy information specific to the current question. I’ve used the Engage FAQ interactions for this type of link. Even if they skipped all of the help links, you can still provide additional content in the feedback. A while back we looked at unlocking the player navigation to make better elearning courses. It’s worth revisiting because it’s still one of the questions I’m most frequently asked. There are various reasons that we give for locking navigation. We see it in almost every learning environment. That’s fine.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2013
    [Providers] MediaTec Publishing Acquires Workforce Management from Crain Communications Inc.
    With this addition to its Human Capital Media Group portfolio, MediaTec becomes the premier multiplatform media company providing thought leadership, news and analysis across the entire hire-to-retire spectrum. ” “Its timely and news-driven coverage of key business stories from an HR perspective provides the tactics, trends and tools organizations of all sizes need to maximize and manage human capital assets,” he added. “We are proud to be part of its future as it continues to inform, inspire and influence HR practitioners, providers, vendors and suppliers.”
  • UPSIDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2009
    [Providers] Networks in Rural India
    Another factor that’s accelerating development is better communication networks - third generation wireless networks that provide unfettered broadband internet access and wire-line broadband DSL access through local exchanges. On one hand, in a concerted policy push by the Government of India, telecom companies are required to provide services in rural areas; failing which they may be subject to various punitive measures. This combination of policy and profit is providing the rural Indian with unimagined network access. Summer time in India is family vacation time.
  • THE KNOWLEDGE SUPPLY CHAIN  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2009
    [Providers] eLearning Design Patterns
    Consider the following example from a book submission that the authors provide on their website : SHOT GUN SEMINAR *. The concept of a design patterns was originally recognized and popularized by Christopher Alexander to make sense of the manner in which architects (of buildings) could so easily generate their designs. He identified a design pattern as a construct that: “describes a problem which occurs over and over again in our environment, and. then describes the core of the solution to that problem, in such a way that you can. Alexander, C. et al. eLearning Design Patterns.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2008
    [Providers] [from lmalita] eLearn: Opinions
    Permission to make digital or hard copies of part of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the first page or initial screen of the document. " /> The e-Learning Rules of Engagement. By Mark Notess, Indiana University. The word "engagement" is often used in connection with e-learning—so often, in fact, that it has come to represent a general, warm fuzziness that everyone wants but which proves elusive. Interaction.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2013
    [Providers] Engineering Professionals Lack Confidence in Future Job Opportunities
    • Only 37 percent agree that employers are willing to provide the time and training to support a job. • Only 27 percent agree that employers are willing to provide higher compensation than 12 months ago. While mostly satisfied in their current roles, more than half of engineering professionals say the job market is saturated, according to a new survey. Maynard, Mass. — Aug. 15 Those in the engineering field are both most satisfied in their current job while also not confident in their job prospects, according to a new survey from Monster.com. Civil Engineers 5.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013
    [Providers] GE Hosts Leadership Workshop for At-Risk Chicago Hispanic Students
    The hands-on leadership event sought to provide students with practical tools they can use in preparation for future careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The hands-on leadership event sought to provide students with practical tools they can use in preparation for future careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Chicago — July 1 GE''s Hispanic Affinity Group, the GE Hispanic Forum, hosted on Monday a leadership workshop for Hispanic students from communities in need in Chicago. Source: GE
  • OPENSESAME  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014
    [Providers] Eliot Masie's MOOC Symposium Recap
    The goal of this first MOOC Symposium was not to provide a “how-to” guide to using MOOCs in a corporate environment. The MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) phenomenon that has been shaking up higher education for the past few years is slowly beginning to find its way into corporate conversations. Many companies are seeking to better understand the MOOC model and the possibilities for application in their own training programs. The 3-day event was packed with fantastic discussion and some great takeaways, some of which I will try to summarize for you. What does MOOC really stand for?
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