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  • 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
  • RAPID ELEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2009
    [Providers] Here’s How You Can Save Your Training Job in this Economy
    However, when organizations do make tough decisions they always lean on those things that provide the most value. So if I were to offer any advice, it would be to provide the most value that you can. Provide additional resources to the learners. In this case, I created an attachments section where I provided a link to a web site and owner’s manual for more information. Last week was great. I was in Atlanta at the Training 2009 and got to meet many blog readers who presented me with some interesting elearning challenges. love it. Rapid elearning fits that bill.
  • 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?
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2013
    [Providers] Chief Learning Officer Magazine Announces 2013 LearningElite Finalists
    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. The finalists are recognized as innovators in enterprise education, delivering measurable business value by utilizing the best workforce development practices. Chicago, Feb. 19, 2013 — Chief Learning Officer magazine (CLO) has announced the 2013 LearningElite organizations.
  • GOOD TO GREAT  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011
    [Providers] Secrets of an organised person
    At first it was tempting to use the different colour labels Outlook provides. Most people have a Christmas shopping list, but I have a Christmas shopping spreadsheet. This doesn’t paint me in a particularly carefree, spontaneous light, I know (although it does keep me within budget) – but when I recently confessed this on Twitter, I wasn’t met with much surprise, especially from those who’ve worked with me. Over the years, I’ve looked at how I work and tried to identify some of the things I do that help keep me organised and on track.
  • ADOBE CAPTIVATE BLOG  |  SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
    [Providers] Record simulations from Flash CS5
    ‘ Record Application with Adobe Captivate ‘ is a new feature in Flash CS5, which provides the functionality of capturing the screen with the capabilities of Adobe Captivate and getting all the content in Flash CS5, without leaving Flash CS5 at all. To capture from Flash, go to Commands Menu and choose ‘Record Application’ If Adobe Captivate is already running, it will immediately show the recording dialog. If Adobe Captivate is not running, then it will be launched in head-less mode (This is a light weight mode, to make the application launch quicker).
  • SOCIAL LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
    [Providers] The Learner’s Journey: A Process For Helping People Learn To Change
    The goal of this article is to explain that connection and in the process provide a way to better understand how people learn as well as change. This model can help provide a clearer example of how change happens in the real world. The organization prepares to launch the change initiative and provides any necessary training and guidance. Whether the employee is right or wrong, it’s important to provide them a better story to for them to tell, one where they can be the hero instead of the victim. The point of learning anything is to cause a change of behavior. Mentor.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2007
    [Providers] How Wiki Software is Changing Communication - Newsweek: International Editions - MSNBC.com
    In Germany, the governments Renewable Resources Agency (known by its German acronym, FNR) is using Wikipedia to update German-language entries on renewable resources, part of a three-year program aimed at providing accurate information to citizens, many of whom already use the site as an authoritative source. As part of its official mission, the FNR generates plenty of this material already, but it has become interested in Wikipedia as an important distribution channel for providing information to the public. the wikiâ??in Wiki softwareâ??easy-to-use sort of business MySpace.
  • EDYNCO  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015
    [Providers] The evolution of Edynco in 2014
    The improved Assignment module facilitates managing assignments, provides better tracking options and gives the teacher a full control over student’s work. It’s always great to see a progress of something or someone. This inspires us or just informs us that a progress is in the center of our lives. Edynco – a Learning map tool is evolving each day. When our team sees how useful Edynco is for teachers and students we are proud on our work and on how well the idea of Learning maps is being accepted. During the last year we put a lot of effort to meet our users’ expectations.
  • SHAREPOINT AND ASSESSMENT  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
    [Providers] How to get someone to edit a SharePoint page for the very first.
    Here is what I did: I was presenting to people outside our organization, so I set up an inexpensive hosting site with a third party provider to act as a practice area. for Learning, Training and Compliance  Skip to content Home About ← Using SharePoint for long term retention of assessment results Pushing results into SharePoint from an Assessment System using Email → How to get someone to edit a SharePoint page for the very first time? Here is what I did at  the Questionmark user conference , in case it helps others with similar needs. Bookmark the permalink.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
    [Providers] Fall 2012 Chief Learning Officer Symposium Wraps up in Colorado Springs
    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. Colorado Springs, Colo., 21 — Everest mountaineer Paul Deegan closes meeting on a high note Mountaineer, author, motivational speaker and leadership expert Paul Deegan presented a rousing closing keynote today at the Fall 2012 Chief Learning Officer Symposium. The keynote fittingly wrapped up a high-level, three-day agenda focused on "Learning That Lasts: Reaching New Levels of Performance.".
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008
    [Providers] Collaborative Thinking: Social Networking (?) With Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
    find that in external situations, people are a lot more open-minded to specialized vendors given the potential benefits from a brand, customer/partner relationship, and revenue perspective - organizations looking at these solutions as part of a corporate social responsibility effort are also more apt to leverage best-of-breed providers. By providing a framework for the establishment of user profiles and the ability to understand the organizational hierarchy between these profiles, Office SharePoint Server can easily connect information workers and organization members together.
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012
    [Providers] 16 Months of Social Learning Platform Insanity: A Recap
    Let’s take a stroll down memory lane to recap and provide some analysis on a few of the notable moves. My, how times have changed. Two Two years ago, people were scoffing at the term social learning. Three years ago, social learning was solely for the nerds like me, whereas four years ago it was a term used solely in  academic circles. But But during the past year and a half or so, social learning has become cotton candy at the fair. Everybody Everybody wants some. SuccessFactors (SF) buys Jambok, SAP buys SuccessFactors. Taleo buys Learn.com, Oracle buys Taleo. Hello Salesforce?
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2009
    [Providers] Reflections on a great event
    The venue was appreciated by just about everyone - the Roland Levinsky building is a masterpiece of engineering and design, and with its contemporary art gallery attached and open to all, provided some welcome distractions just when they were needed. For me, it's time to start reflecting on this year's Plymouth e-Learning Conference. I'm incredibly tired and slept like a brick last night, but I awakened very satisfied at the level of success we achieved with this year's conference. The conference theme worked well I think. The choice of keynote speakers was also spot on.
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012
    [Providers] Developing an Online Training Course
    Paper handouts that provide additional illustrative examples of lessons, or practice problems in which pupils must apply the material from the textbook and lectures. With powerful new tools like learning management systems, building online training courses is easy. In sounds contradictory, but the first step to developing an online course — whether it’s for general education or specific training — is to forget that it’s an online course. Technology may dictate the medium by which educational content is delivered, but it can’t help with the fundamentals. It Starts with Questions.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2009
    [Providers] Social tools for networks
    Just providing access to knowledge creation and capture tools is a relatively easy first step in moving the organization to Enterprise 2.0 ; an essential step in working in complex networks versus complicated markets. Effective knowledge sharing is what many organizations do not do well, or as Lew Platt past-CEO of Hewlett-Packard said, “if only HP knew what HP knows, we would be three times more productive&#. But HP will never know what the employees of HP know, so wouldn’t it be better to let the workers share what they know in the best way possible? Many Web 2.0
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
    [Providers] What is ‘Cloud Computing’, and what can it do for Education?
    Well; "Cloud computing is a style of computing in which dynamically scalable and often virtualized resources are provided as a service over the Internet." ( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing ). I keep hearing people talk about the 'cloud' and 'cloud computing'. So, what is it? Does that help? No, then how about. The concept, quite simply, is that vast computing resources will reside somewhere out there in the ether (rather than in your computer room) and we'll connect to them and use them as needed." ( Times Online, May 2008 ). Cloud computing makes it easy for them to do so.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012
    [Providers] Introduction and Summary Scripts for Virtual Instruction Safety in the Manufacturing Industry
    Sample Scripts The previous blog entries provided examples from the Financial Services industry. Endings and beginnings are more important than middles. This is particularly true in virtual instruction where you are not physically present to excite your audience. Beginning on a high note and ending with a “bang” will not happen by accident! You need to plan for it. After years of successfully developing and presenting virtual instruction, I have found that the foundations of a firecracker virtual training class are lighting rod introduction and summary scripts. They are rare.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011
    [Providers] The Canary in the Coal Mine: Goal Setting
    Goals create discontent with the current situation and provide direction for future action. The feeling of relief is almost palpable. For many of you, performance appraisals are done (or you’re so close you can almost taste it). Congratulations! Now it’s on to goal setting. If my recent conversations are any indicator, many of you are dissatisfied with your organization’s goal setting process. FIGHT THIS THOUGHT. Goal setting is the canary in the coal mine of performance management. What constitutes good goal setting? Source: Bersin & Associates, 2011. Stacia
  • LEARNING CONVERSATIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009
    [Providers] Top 10 Tools
    My toolkit will always include some means of providing visual representations of complex ideas. The following is an update to my top 10 tools, as listed at: [link]. Caveat: My role changes rapidly depending very much on the project(s) I'm working on. This set of tools reflects the one I'm using most at the moment. Still Firefox , but Chrome is a close second. My browser, as well as being a research tool is where I run applications, and troubleshoot designs. It needs to be standards compliant (ie. not IE) and have tools within it that help with the design process. The browser wins again!
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
    [Providers] eLearn: Best Practices - Discussion Management Tips for Online Educators
    Draw on the information they provide to ask your students about their experiences and ideas. Provide a scenario and ask for feedback. Provide questions to students before the meeting. require all students to provide relevant input verbally. Illustrate theories with information from the textbook, citing pages and such, but provide additional insight and examples with your postings, lectures, and comments. Discussion Management Tips for Online Educators By Jo Macek September 25, 2009 I started teaching online classes more than 10 years ago. Probably not.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010
    [Providers] “What happens in interaction between the parts is more important than the parts”
    Social networks provide problem-solving capability that results directly from the amount of communication and level of diversity in communication. Here are some of the things I learned via twitter this past week: Think Tweets are simple, 140 character messages? Think again via @TammyGreen [interesting annotated map]. With annotations, Twitter could become a platform for sharing anything, not just 140 characters of text. What will developers do with that data? We can only imagine. Perhaps new apps will allow users to share media like photos, videos and music? Will you tag your tweets?
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2013
    [Providers] Checking Our Facts at the Door
    For next month’s Spring 2013 CLO Symposium in Austin, Texas, we’ve assembled an impressive roster of speakers and presenters, practitioners and thought leaders all uniquely qualified to provide big-picture insights on the present and future of enterprise education and development. With such a glut of information, who you listen to is almost as important as what they say. I’m sure those of you who prefer plain truth over political posturing share my sense of relief. But I suspect the professional spin doctors behind campaign advertising are on to something. confidently.
  • WIRED@HEART  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
    [Providers] Catch up With the ?Digital Natives?: Distance Education from Your.
    Current exams are focused on basic computer subjects, but in the near future WEBner Solutions will be able to provide certification on other subjects like English, Economics, and General Aptitude, etc. 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. Testimonials. Contact. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → Catch up With the “Digital Natives”: Distance Education from Your Home… and for FREE! Sound interesting? Email *.
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2010
    [Providers] Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans
    Epignosis is committed to providing the highest level of Customer support and to continuously evolve the eFront platform for meeting the most demanding standards of the human capital management and the e-learning industry. News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 4/13/2010 Exclusive offers for eFront facebook fans In a step towards an integrated social media strategy, Epignosis has announced that will proceed to 26 successive biweekly exclusive offers just for the fans of the eFront page on facebook.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
    [Providers] Bersin & Associates becomes Bersin by Deloitte
    Our strategic services team will continue to provide strategy, technology selection and procurement, and benchmarking services. We will continue to serve as a leading industry analyst, studying the providers of HR and talent management technology, tools, services, and data – and sharing our insights with our members. Our research team will continue to provide our well-known High-Impact® industry studies, including our reports on the LMS market, Talent Management Systems market, HRMS market, and Talent Acquisition market. What will remain the same.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010
    [Providers] CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities
    It would enable you to upload your courses and then launch them from within the “cloud&# , anywhere – thus you wouldn’t need to have the courses on your server and yes, SCORM Cloud provides some reporting capabilities.  ECMS provides the methods, tools used to manage, store, capture, preserve and deliver documents/content tied to a company and its processes.  Well, the list I will provide below includes some components (in some cases, not all the products) of a ECMS, but still have the core functionality as the CMS. So, what do you do? Yes and No.  Plone.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2010
    [Providers] Section 127: L&D's Stake in the Politics of Tax Cuts
    Of course, employers are not required to provide this assistance to their employees; but it is a good idea. In order for Section 127 to apply to an education benefit plan, the following conditions must be met: it must be established as a separate plan; it must be provided for the "exclusive benefit of employees"; it must not discriminate in favor of the highly compensated (in other words – this is not meant to be a special option just for certain segments of the population); and. Coalition to Preserve Employer Provided Education Assistance. And Sen. link].
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2014
    [Providers] Please Vote for our SXSW 2015 Panels
    What does it mean to provide bottom-up leadership? Hey Bloomfire fans! The SXSW 2015 PanelPicker is open, and we would truly appreciate a “thumbs up” vote for our panel submissions, “ Using Social to Build Community Around a Cause ,” and “ How to Embrace Anarchy as a Business Advantage.” ” To vote, simply click on the links to the panels, fill out the easy registration, and give the panel a thumbs up. You can vote one time for each panel. Our panel submissions include: Using Social to Build Community Around a Cause. Questions Answered.
  • ADOBE CAPTIVATE BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
    [Providers] Balancing image quality and SWF output size in CP 5 – 2
    In the previous post we looked at the different options that CP5 provides at the slide level to control the image quality and size. In this post we will look at the major changes in the way we publish images from CP4 to CP5. Captivate 4 publishes images that contain alpha as high quality images even if the slide quality setting was JPEG or low. In CP 5, the algorithm used for color selection when publishing with low quality has been enhanced to work reasonably well for alpha-based images. Therefore, your preferences for image quality are honored better in CP 5. Fig 2 - CP4 JPEG 82%.
  • TAYLORING IT  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015
    [Providers] #ContentStrategy #MOOC Week 3
    It could be a trade newspaper, a magazine, a blog, a mobile app, or a website – anything that provides you with engaging, useful content, relevant to your work. If you’ve not read my Week 1 post from this series, you may want to read it prior to reading this post… I plan to blog my way through, initially this MOOC, and in time through t he whole specialisation. In order to stop these weekly posts from becoming a ramble I am going to try and stick to the following headings. This weeks theme. Key takeaway(s). Coursera/MOOC design observation. Synergies with L&D.
  • SPICY LEARNING  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
    [Providers] MOOCs: disruptive, revolutionary or false dawn?
    The best MOOCs allow real discussion of ideas, theories and concepts and provide a place for peer review and assessment. There’s a new kid on the block, and he’s getting too big to ignore. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are collections of online courses created for mass participation, accessed through the web.  Anyone, anywhere in the world can enrol with no more than an internet connection.  First, let’s look at the positives. MOOCs claim to offer equality.  These are all really attractive propositions. Yes, the magic ingredient – engagement. grows to be.
  • SPICY LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
    [Providers] Moodle tips of the week
    This week, Saffron provide two tips about using language to ensure your enterprise Moodle isn’t left scratching itself in some forgotten part of the jungle. I hear that, day by day, the popularity of Moodle is spreading further. In Paraguay, doodling schoolchildren are building custom analogue model Moodles (think pulleys, index cards and paperclips) and there are rumours that in Poland the first Moodle-for-monks is being developed (on a completely silent server). For enterprise Moodlers, the challenge remains to avoid being outshone by the creations of ordinary Joe Public-Sector.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2008
    [Providers] Elearning ROI: Can we lead the way? " Making Change
    Or is it enough to just provide a “return on expectations&# and forget about measurable change? Skip to content. Skip to search - Accesskey = s. -->. In this blog, youll find practical ideas that will help you create lively, powerful elearning for adults in the business world. Its written by Cathy Moore. Subscribe. Sign up to get the latest ideas and tips. Subscribe through email. Articles RSS. Comments RSS. -->. Pages. About Cathy Moore. Elearning samples. Recommended posts. --> Search this site. Resources. Elearning samples. Recommended posts. Browse by category. Audio. Comics.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2009
    [Providers] eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #2
    The Platform enables content providers to create new interactive layer on top of video content. Google Dumps Gears for HTML5. Google will end Gears, an open-source plug-in project it launched two years ago to allow Web applications to function even when a computer isn’t connected to the Internet. Applications that used Gears include Google’s Docs and Reader. However, new incompatibilities with Gears have cropped up. Although it works with Microsoft’s Windows, Linux and some Apple Mac OS X versions, it doesn’t work with Mac OS X 10.6, also known as Snow Leopard. Interactive Video.
  • MINDFLASH  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
    [Providers] 4 Tips for Reaching Training Introverts
    Rather than ask, “How effective were the solutions provided in the training module?&# try wording the question a little more provocatively, like: “How does your solution to the scenario differ from the recommended solution provided in the training?” I stumbled upon a great article in this month’s Psychology Today magazine that really got me thinking about my training audience. Most of us are primarily introverts or extroverts. If you’re primarily an extrovert you’re outgoing, gregarious, friendly, and talkative – but you tend to bore easily.
  • 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.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012
    [Providers] MediaTec Publishing and Chief Learning Officer Magazine Ranked No. 1 in Leadership Development Programs
    and Chief Learning Officer magazine (CLO) ranked No. 1 on Leadership Excellence magazine's annual list of the "Best in Leadership Development" for delivering exceptional p "It is especially gratifying to be recognized for providing leadership development that is relevant, resonates with industry practitioners and provides real value," said Norm Kamikow, MediaTec president and editor in chief. "We serve the organizational leaders who are responsible for assuring that their enterprises create and sustain innovative, competent and skilled workforces able to compete in the global economy.
  • ONLIGNMENT  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2010
    [Providers] White Boardom Part 4 – Icebreakers and statistics
    Facts and figures can be very dull, but if you can strike the right note and surprise, intrigue, amaze or confound your audience, they can provide the spark which fires the torch of enquiry and so lights the flame of learning. Statistics can be a great way to capture attention during a virtual classroom, as long as they are credible and reliable. Here are some examples of how I have been using them. The first example is a simple reveal. As facilitator I would make some kind of comment to set the scene. They would answer by typing a number into the chat panel. Wherever possible. Pence).
  • DAWN OF LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2013
    [Providers] Bersin and Caterpillar Webinar on High Impact Learning Organizations Now Available On-Demand!
    Mallon commented that, "We have this big sea of content, but the good news is that there are technologies and platforms out there that can provide this sort of value chain so that wherever content is, it can be brought into one place." According to David Mallon at Bersin, high impact learning organizations “can affect their organizations in positive and measurable ways to a degree that distances themselves from everyone else, namely their competitors.” Is your organization high impact? For your convenience, I have compiled many of the great points and key findings in the below blog post.
  • ADOBE CAPTIVATE BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2009
    [Providers] Captivate Widgets Tutorial: Create your first Widget
    Hmm, now you see Flash (provided you have Flash installed on your machine) is launched and an untitled page is opened in it. 1. Greetings, widget enthusiasts!! In this post I am going to help you create your first Captivate Widget in just a few steps. And by the end of this post you will be able to actually see your widget in Action inside Captivate. Today I’ll demonstrate how you can create a simple ‘Print Slide’ widget. So, shall we get started? Launch Captivate and do a File->New->Widget in Flash. The document size might differ according to the requirements. 3.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2009
    [Providers] Work 2.0
    and the resulting network effects have already changed in our workplaces: The job search has become fluid; no longer a discrete event, with social communities like LinkedIn providing a platform for ongoing conversations between those offering to work and those looking for workers. A job seeker one day may become a hiring agent the next day and vice versa. I have little doubt that industrial management and all that it has created (chain of command, human resources, line & staff, production, etc.) are the wrong models for the emerging, networked workplace. Look at what Web 2.0
  • 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.
  • RAPID ELEARNING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2008
    [Providers] Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog
    have a side assignment to help a group of technical support people certified in an internationally recognized process of providing support. 4-8 of the questions require the student to know what organization created the material, what organization provides the certification testing, and what organization maintains the information. Thus, it’s important that managers/organizations not only assign the courses, but continue to provide the coaching and performance support that is required to maintain a “good driving record.&#. The Rapid Elearning Blog. 30 comments.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2009
    [Providers] Lost in translation
    The answer is obvious - we name it and the name enters our shared consciousness, our spoken and written culture, providing us with a visual and conceptual representation of that animal. We provide it with definition and enable it to become a shared concept. There has been a bit of discussion on Twitter, and at our recent ALT-C VLE symposium, on the importance of naming things. Web 2.0 is a case in point. A lot of people don't like the name 'Web 2.0', because of its connotations, and some have tried to rename it. But is it really so bad to give a 'name' to some new thing? you know.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 13, 2014
    [Providers] Is Saba Coming Back?
    They work with nearly every content provider. Saba Software, the pioneer of the enterprise LMS business (yes, they really did define this market), seems to be coming back. I had the opportunity to attend the 2014 user conference and things feel different. I've been following Saba for more than 14 years now (I used client/server version - Saba 3.0), and the company has been through a lot. Saba pioneered the enterprise, multi-domain learning management system. They have some of the most complex and difficult large global customers. As with all pioneers, Saba had many challenges.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
    [Providers] The Social Recruiting Tool HotList
    For more details, members can consult our Solution Provider library. Over the last year we have been flooded with calls, emails, and carrier pigeons telling us about hot new startups in the social recruiting space. And this is no surprise: the combination of cloud technology and smart ideas, fueled by venture funding, has created some amazing new companies. In this blog (which I will update regularly), I will keep you up to date on some of the hottest new companies. Candidate Tools: Path.to and Bright : These companies try to mine your social graph and "find jobs" for you.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011
    [Providers] Executive Engagement in Leadership Development – What’s The Big Deal About The “Big Cheese”?
    During our annual IMPACT conference last week, I shared highlights of this year’s research results on high-impact leadership development and the 21st century leadership trends. As we discussed in our intimate group of 100+ global senior HR/LD/OD/Talent/Business executives, our leadership talent is becoming scarcer and developing global leaders from within is becoming increasingly important. Maintain strong executive engagement; 2. Define tailored leadership competencies; 3. Align with business strategy; 4. Target all levels of leadership; 5. Integrate with talent management; and, 6.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013
    [Providers] Spring 2013 Chief Learning Officer Symposium Opens Today
    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. Austin, Texas, March 18, 2013 — Yum! Brands CEO David Novak Discusses Developing Global Leaders During Opening Keynote The Spring 2013 Chief Learning Officer Symposium kicked off today, with a clear message about the strategic advantages of a strong leadership development program. Brands Inc.,
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2007
    [Providers] Proving 900 Percent ROI
    Internally, through a system developed by DigitalThink, a San Francisco-based provider of custom e-learning solutions, employees who’ve used a course within 30 days receive e-mail requests to complete a short Web-based survey. Training & Development. Member Only. Member Only. Feature: Measuring the ROI of E-Learning. Feature Contents. Top of Feature. 1. More Training for Less Money. The State of Oregon is seeing people in training that it hasnt seen in a long time, because for the first time, attending training is convenient. 2. Learning Builds Customer Loyalty. Similar Documents.
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2009
    [Providers] Sreenr For eLearning
    Use screencasts to provide on-demand support from a technical team, for internal and external clients. Screenr has a lot of potential for online learning. It’s Articulate’s new Software As A Service for screencasting, tagged as instant screencasts for Twitter. Screenr is trendy—it screams Web 2.0. It helps users quickly create content for Twitter or embedding into a web page, it promotes sharing and it’s entirely in the cloud. How It Works. To use screenr, sign in with your Twitter account. Clicking a checkbox sends it through Twitter. Applications for Online Learning.
  • 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 ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
    [Providers] Microsoft Goes SaaSy and Social With Next Office Release
    Office 365 is an online subscription service that provides email, shared calendars, the ability to create and edit documents online, instant messaging, web conferencing, a public website for your business, and internal team sites—all accessible anywhere from nearly any device. I was going to put a screen shot here—but the easiest way to get a glance at Office 356 is this short video, which illustrates the “lightness” of the new interface – while retaining much of the “feel” users are accustomed to. know I do. Today in San Francisco,Mr.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2007
    [Providers] Internet Time Blog: ROI is toast. Use EVA instead.
    It provides a standard of comparison to other demands on the company’s resources. Internet Time Blog. About Us. Contact Us. Archives |. ROI is toast. Use EVA instead. Last year it became common knowledge among eLearning professionals that ROI (Return on Investment) is more than a number. It’s a metric that requires you to state projected costs and benefits explicitly. It forces you to evaluate whether you’re proposing a sound investment or a loser. It makes you think like a business decision-maker. Too bad it’s obsolete. And free. Ask your CFO. Or use 10%. Blogs.
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2009
    [Providers] Social Net-Work-Life Balance
    Seeing as it’s been almost 3 years since I’ve been with the likes of Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter (at various entry dates) I thought it would be interesting to analyze my own personal / professional network to understand if any trends might be occurring. Secondly, I’m using this analysis as a basis to personally reflect on the importance of such tools being made available inside an organization to facilitate a ‘culture of collaboration’ First, to the data. Duplicate or triplicate entries have been reflected, and thus used to collapse the N value.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2013
    [Providers] Fall 2013 Chief Learning Officer Symposium Concludes in Palm Springs
    HCM partners with recognized industry experts to provide thought-provoking feature articles, news, opinions and insights through its award-winning publications, events and e-media and give human capital professionals the business intelligence and knowledge they need to succeed in new and changing markets Rancho Mirage, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 — Corporate learning leaders close meeting with keynote address from psychologist and researcher Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson Rancho Mirage, Calif., 4-7 on Human Capital Media Television (HCM-TV). About Human Capital Media Group.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2010
    [Providers] Wise crowds and stupid mobs
    If anyone has read both books and cares to provide a valued judgement on them, the comments box below is ready for you. I'm reading James Surowiecki's excellent book 'The Wisdom of Crowds' at the moment. I was particularly taken by his introduction in which he relates the story of Sir Francis Galton , and his discovery, against his own assumptions, that collective intelligence not only exists, it is generally correct in its judgements. Galton's experiment was based on a 'guess the weight of an ox' competition in which 800 people participated.
  • ECONTENT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2012
    [Providers] Google Analytics on your iPad
    Upon login, I discovered that Google had provided me a gift while I was away skiing through the northern forests. At the end of my vacation ( Nordic Ski Week ), I decided to take a quick look via my iPad at my Google Analytics data. I was curious to learn how many folks had viewed my American Birkebeiner photos , Winter Wonderland Video (ABR Trails), and the Wabos Loppet musical slideshow posts. More importantly, and much to my surprise, the problems of using Google Analytics via my iPad disappeared while I was on vacation! Those purchases would be a waste of money. paid). Charts!
  • LEARNING CONVERSATIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009
    [Providers] Review: Testlink - an open source test management system
    provides reports on the whole test process. Testing is one of those tasks, like writing documentation, that most of us tend to avoid until abolutely necessary. good test process, however, should help to ensure that you deliver exactly what the client ordered, and allow you to prioritise fixing problems in the your system. Depending on the size of your project, and the number of interlinked systems, you may have a number of different stages of testing activity, such as: Unit testing - looking at each component part of one system. Systems testing - looking at the whole of one system.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2009
    [Providers] Serious Games
    game could provide models through which we could better understand how people search for information. Home ACRL Recent Posts Five Tips For A Better ALA Conference Experience Gone Camping Faculty Blog Round Up: The Mark Taylor Op-Ed Being A Good Research Partner Explaining Authority (Part 2) Recent Comments: Rhonda : Beware the Tuesday no-shows at the Exhibits. Although there are supposed to be rules prohibiting exhibitors. Rob : Leiter Reports also generated a substantial thread of interesting responses to the Taylor piece: Maura Smale : Great post, Olivia. Games can be serious.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2012
    [Providers] Skillsoft acquires Mindleaders: E-Learning Market Undergoing Major Change
    This acquisition comes after Skillsoft's acquisition of ElementK and 50 Lessons in 2011, and a string of other acquisitions including the acquisition of Books24x7, NetG, and other smaller content providers during the years. Making this all easier, startups like OpenSesame are providing corporate "bookshelves" of these courses, making them easy for business managers to find. Skillsoft, maintaining its position as the "biggest" provider, will have to continue to expand its titles and integrate them all into its platform. What is a MOOC?
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2012
    [Providers] Skillsoft acquires Mindleaders: E-Learning Market Undergoing Major Change
    This acquisition comes after Skillsoft's acquisition of ElementK and 50 Lessons in 2011, and a string of other acquisitions including the acquisition of Books24x7, NetG, and other smaller content providers during the years. Making this all easier, startups like OpenSesame are providing corporate "bookshelves" of these courses, making them easy for business managers to find. Skillsoft, maintaining its position as the "biggest" provider, will have to continue to expand its titles and integrate them all into its platform. What is a MOOC?
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010
    [Providers] Teaching and Controlling
    The treaty would provide legal protection for digital locks and security protection on material, provisions that draw upon the U.S. Some of the interesting things I found on Twitter this past week. How we teach: “Any teacher who can be replaced by a computer …. should be!&# — Arthur C. Clarke. via @charlesjennings. moehlert: “My son, the not-so-excited about math, won’t quit playing carrotsticks.com &#. Video : “Most schooling is training for stupidity & conformity&# ~ Noam Chomsky. via @courosa. via @josiefraser. Copyright Consultation via @mgifford.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2011
    [Providers] mLearnCon 2011
    We also talked about m-learning approaches and various solution providers of content, “apps,” development tools, tracking & distribution, and collaboration. I have several blog posts backed up like planes in the queue on the tarmac at O’Hare International. The first, while it is relatively fresh in my mind, is a review of mLearnCon, the eLearning Guild’s Mobile Learning Conference which took place a few weeks ago in San Jose. I was grateful for the opportunity to speak at the conference on the topic of mLearning readiness. learning through Bees. Thanks David
  • WIRED@HEART  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
    [Providers] Magnetic Images and Time Wasters: What Does and Doesn't Get.
    then you must join my “LINKEDIN DOMINATION” Webinar on Thursday, February 23 at 6:30 pm CST (note: if you cannot attend you will be provided with a recording). 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. Testimonials. Contact. Post navigation. ← Previous. Next → Magnetic Images and Time Wasters: What Does and Doesn’t Get Attention Online? Posted on February 15, 2012 by Marina Kostina.  . Got your attention, huh?
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2008
    [Providers] Customer Learning
    Web-based analytics are easily baked into online communities such as this, and Google now provides a service that enables a Web site to compare itself to its peers. Customer Learning , CLO magazine, December 2008. Learning is woven into the fabric of every modern business. It’s the way we adapt to change. We’ve got to rid ourselves of the notion that learning is just the chief learning officer’s business. Learning is so much more than that. Learning is the lifeblood of commerce, and it’s every corporate citizen’s job to make it better. It’s time to invite customers to join the party.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011
    [Providers] SHRM 2011 Impression #1: Most Organizations Unclear on How To Manage Technology Implications
    Over the next few blog entries, I will deviate from my standard approach of providing new data and thoughts on performance management. Very few organizations provide training on how to communicate effectively, work productively in a remote environment, and remain engaged with their work. One of the key messages from SHRM at this year’s conference is the importance of creating workplace flexibility. After attending the conference, I’m convinced that this is just one part of the picture. Impression #1: Lack of Clarity on How to Manage Technology Implications. Stacia
  • BIG DOG, LITTLE DOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2009
    [Providers] Selection in Agile Learning Design
    However, the selection of the learning objects in Agile Learning Design is not really about SCORM or AICC standards, but rather about providing the best learning environment that supports the Agile ethos — "Solutions that promote and speed the development of learning processes over comprehensive documentation.". This means chunking the contents into the most logical units that promote and speeds the learners' ability to learn and then packaging it into various media that provide the best delivery methods. Post 2 - Planning in Agile Learning Design. Reading Material. Doing.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2013
    [Providers] Learning After Law School
    ” Knower attended the Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation, a nonprofit scientific research and educational organization, shortly after law school graduation and completed tests designed to study human abilities and provide people with knowledge of their aptitudes to help them make decisions about school and work. Voices of Sidley is an audiovisual resource that provides virtual mentoring to Sidley Austin LLP’s 1,700 lawyers by sharing wisdom, personal stories and career advice through an album-themed format. Knower craved more collaboration.
  • LEARNING JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2011
    [Providers] Recharging
    Unlike our electronic devices, which seem to thrive quietly in the dark just taking in the energy needed to be powered up for the day ahead, we need people to provide that electric spark that allows us to kick it into high gear. Every night, I plug in all of my electronic contraptions so that they can be freshly charged and ready to go for the undoubtedly busy day ahead. only wish charging my own batteries was that simple. Not so. More than one speaker over the course of the conference emphasized the need to put our electronic devices aside and engage more deeply with one another.
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
    [Providers] Bloomfire Introduces Send to Bloomfire; Extends Integration with Box
    The company will be providing demos of the software, as well as its Box integration in booth 23. “Send to Bloomfire” allows customers to add and keep a file in sync from Box to Bloomfire without leaving Box. AUSTIN, TX – August 28, 2014 – Bloomfire, a leading enterprise knowledge and collaboration platform , today announced a deeper integration with Box through its new “ Send to Bloomfire ” feature. In April, the company announced an initial integration, allowing customers to upload content directly to Bloomfire from Box. Related. Bloomfire Announces Okta Integration. About Bloomfire.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2006
    [Providers] eLearning Information Sources
    Companies providing online human capital solutions have the potential. billion opportunity for companies providing B2B e*Learning. Internet Time. Blogs. Daily. Zines. Newsletters. Metasites. Magazines. Mail lists. Conferences. Analysts. White Papers. Books. Groups. Editorial Page. Glossary. Implementation. Sources of eLearning. News & Information. Whats. eLearning? -- White papers, articles, opinions. Daily. elearningpost. free , daily Links to corporate learning, community building, instructional. design, knowledge management, personalization and more. Tomalaks. stories.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014
    [Providers] Gamification: Seperating Fact From Fiction
    Game-based learning is often used as a one-time instructional event to provide formal learning either online or within a classroom. Combined, these techniques provide a strong foundation to increase learning and retention. Spaced retrieval provides learners with content spaced over time rather than all at once. Clearly describe the challenge before them, provide transparency into how they can be successful and provide an explanation of gamification. Gamification can provide an edge in learning delivery when it is designed, developed and deployed properly.
  • MINDFLASH  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010
    [Providers] “This Training Sucks!” The Why and How of Asking for Feedback
    Constructive feedback is factual, impersonal and timely.  In your evaluation instructions, explicitly state what you’re looking for and, since not everyone knows what constructive feedback looks like, define it for them and provide examples of both positive feedback and a constructive critique to help them see how it’s worded. Personally, I rely on my marketing peeps for input since their understanding of communication often provides me with the most actionable feedback.  Training teams are somewhat notorious for their focus on feedback. Step 1: Ask for Meaningful Feedback.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2009
    [Providers] Working Together
    As I thought about what Tom has written I saw one more column that could be added to his comparison, provided by Shawn at Anecdote , and that is how we can best work together at different levels of complexity. Collaboration. I’m putting this table up because it provides a quick view of why we have to change how we teach, train and work. Tom Haskins has presented an excellent series of posts on complexity, work and collaboration, comparing aspects of the Cynefin and TIMN frameworks. Working Together. Complexity (Cynefin). Social (TIMN). Practices. Group Work. Chaotic. Tribal.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2013
    [Providers] Chief Learning Officer Symposium Homes in on Delivering Development in the New World of Work
    That means creating a learning environment that feels like 'home' no matter where the actual learners may be and providing equal opportunities for everyone to grow and advance their skills.". 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. Chicago, Jan. which publishes Chief Learning Officer magazine. 312-676-9900 Norm@mediatecpub.com
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013
    [Providers] Chief Learning Officer Magazine Owner Acquires Workforce Management Magazine
    “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 said. “We are proud to be part of its future, as it continues to inform, inspire and influence HR practitioners, providers, vendors and suppliers,” he said. With the acquisition, combined readership will exceed 150,000 readers and reach 1.5 million website visitors. MediaTec Publishing, Inc., &rdquo
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2012
    [Providers] Credo of the Collaboration Canoe
    You are the provider of medicine, open-minded & tolerant. I am not intermittent nor ephemeral for I travel on ubiquitous source. ‘Hope springs eternal’ you say? Aye, this rivulet does meander with hope but ’tis crowded by dangling bystanders. Low hanging fruit, I say, but there they remain perched and private. Why so rigid Oak? Don’t you perennially flower? Is it my canoe that frightens your existence? You need not be fearful for we are aided by the youthful, the old, the mature and the rejuvenated. Was it Marc who scared you off? Simply soften your stance.
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
    [Providers] An Updated Business Model for Training Vendors
    and provide your expertise in the form of informal and social coaching, mentoring, counsel, teaching, exchange, etc. First of all, I hate the word training. Each and every time I type those eight letters I cringe, harking back to seemingly endless drills during my soccer (football) ‘training’ sessions as a youth. Repetitive tasks that enhance or augment a skill – that’s training – although Google brings back over 1.4 million hits on “ definition of training &# so what do I know. Which brings me to my point. partner. There is more to this Learning 2.0
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
    [Providers] Workforce Planning, More than a Systems Discussion
    The outcomes are equally focused on both providing insights into the future possibilities and taking action upon those insights. When the topic of workforce planning comes up in any discussion these days – It almost always leads to a discussion on systems. “What is the role of systems?” ” “Do they have the right features and functions today?” ” “How are the systems supporting this work?” ” “If my systems aren’t integrated, is workforce planning even possible?” Internally, they started with a series of pilots.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2008
    [Providers] The Virtual Gathering Experience - 2008 - ASTD
    It also provides an opportunity to role model the qualities of collaboration you want to instill in others. Site Map My ASTD Membership Store Home > Learning Circuits > 2008 > The Virtual Gathering Experience The Virtual Gathering Experience By Debbe Kennedy A learning solution for putting our differences to work. Social media continues to transform the way we communicate with one another, and I admit that I’m hooked. Are you? What is exciting about this Web 2.0 Definitions are only words until we breathe life into them by our actions and example. Let me paint a more vivid picture.
  • OPENSESAME  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2015
    [Providers] Going Global: 5 Things to Keep in Mind Before Working Abroad
    Read through rules and customs that these countries may have. A lot of eLearning sites provide courses about etiquette in foreign countries, which can possibly save you from offending someone. As the world economy continues to expand, individuals in the workplace will see many more opportunities to work abroad. You might be thinking: Oh great, a relocation that will take me from the comforts of my stable life and people I love. However, as an ex-expat’s daughter, I can tell you this is not the case. Sure, the transition is hard, but the cultural experience you gain from it is priceless.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2009
    [Providers] Beyond Control?
    They will do it because they enjoy it, and because it also provides something that the institutional LMS can never do: Social networks provide a place where students can relax, have fun and chat with friends who are inside and outside of the university they are studying in. A recent ALT Conference ran under the banner of 'Beyond Control', and I remember writing the editorial for the research proceedings along the lines that the net generation (whoever they are) has been operating largely outside the boundaries of instutional technology provision for some time. My conclusion?
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2008
    [Providers] Real Blended Learning Stands Up - 2008 - ASTD
    In a survey we conducted of more than 1,500 organizations, one participant stated, “We provided on-demand, traditional, and live web training programs for all our product offerings, which allowed our customers to choose which method worked for them.&# Site Map My ASTD Membership Store Home > Learning Circuits > 2008 > Real Blended Learning Stands Up Real Blended Learning Stands Up By Jennifer Hofmann and Nanette Miner Moving beyond mixed offerings and building the best blended learning. In select cases this might be a blend. different training solution was required. Send feedback!
  • THE E-LEARNING CURVE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2009
    [Providers] Exploring Podcasting for E-Learning (and new podcast episode released)
    That's OK - the point of e-learning is to provide training professionals with a means of creating and distributing content that enables people to acquire information, knowledge, skills, and expertise on a diverse range of subjects: as e-learning practitioners, it's our job to facilitate this process. I'm exploring the medium of podcasting at the moment. I've previously discussed podcasting in general here , but in my view there can (and should) be more to the medium than the well-trodden 'single voice-over discusses topic' - what I call the 'fireside chat' - podcast format. 1984). 2005).
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010
    [Providers] Gary Wise of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital on Formal vs. Informal Learning and More
    Who provides critical patient care when the nurses are sitting in training? Gary Wise is a learning and performance improvement professional with a rich background in learning strategy development—integrator of holistic learning design methodology—and a passionate yet prudent advocate in application of Web & Learning 2.0 learning technology. He survived several Learning Management and Web collaboration implementations as an innovative corporate consumer, a helpless victim of circumstance, and as a consultant. The 5% slice is traditionally the domain of the T&D function. We don’t.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2009
    [Providers] Effective knowledge sharing
    The practitioners I talked to about PPI [Personal Productivity Improvement] said they would love to participate in PPI coaching, provided it was focused on the content on their own desktops and hard drives, and not the stuff in the central repositories. The mainstream application of knowledge management, and I would include learning management, over the past few decades has got it all wrong. We have over-managed information because it’s easy and we’re still enamoured with information technology. However, the ubiquitous information surround may put a stop to this.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013
    [Providers] Learning Guaranteed: Aflac’s Greg Miller
    During a client visit with loyalty and marketing services provider Alliance Data, Miller said he made a passing comment about his hectic travel schedule, which amounted to roughly 20 days a month. Aflac Vice President and Chief Learning Officer Greg Miller hopes to instill a culture of experiential development at the insurance company. Most learning and development professionals will admit they are passionate about their craft inside and outside of the office. He enrolled in flight school and became a pilot. He said he is now close to doing competitions. “This travel is killing me.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
    [Providers] Social Media — A New Sales Imperative
    But let’s think about social media in the selling process – how it relates to the sales of whatever goods and services your company provides. Our recent report on Social Sourcing reviewed how companies today are using social media in locating and engaging candidates. Current research we are conducting on employment branding reviews how social media is used in the branding process. recent article in the Harvard Business Review (Tweet Me, Friend Me, Make Me Buy – July-August 2012) discusses the key roles social media can play in prospecting. It well might.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011
    [Providers] Do you remember when it was called personnel?
    Along the way, I invite you to provide feedback, suggestions and ideas on other areas you want us to talk about, research and investigate. No other statement I made at our Impact 2011 conference in April seemed to have touched as many people as that one. have spent more than a decade in HR and Recruitment. My first three months at Bersin & Associates, only confirmed that there isn’t another industry I’d rather be focused on researching, learning and understanding. I’ve also realized that there is more to talk about than I could even imagine!
  • UPSIDE LEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2009
    [Providers] Multi-touch – Is it the Future of Human Computer Interaction?
    Several of these devices support multi-touch, letting the users use not one but multiple fingers to provide inputs that go beyond just a point and click to gestural inputs. We constantly come across interesting user interface technologies; Microsoft’s Natal was one I’ve written about before. There have been others pushing the limits of human computer interaction. However these technologies are a long way from maturing and being available to average developers and users. Also, they demand a completely new way of thinking about user interfaces. 10/GUI from C. Miller on Vimeo.
  • MINDFLASH  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2010
    [Providers] 5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget
    His ideas for demonstrating value speak directly to this topic and provide a great framework for strategic training evaluation. One of the biggest problems training teams have is that we aren’t very good at providing training responses that are proportional to the business risk and that are designed to address real problems. Bonus: Many service providers have great blogs that offers tons of free tips, tools & ideas you can use. Here are a few ideas to consider: 1. Add More Online Training to the Mix. Some people think you can’t teach soft-skills online.
  • BAMBOO PROJECT  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2009
    [Providers] It's Not the Tool That's Boring. It's You.
    How many of you provide anything more than your lecture notes? Great post from Sarah Horrigan on a training she did with University staff on using virtual learning environments (VLE's).  Apparently there were complaints prior to the session about VLEs being "boring," that Sarah decided to face head on, pointing out that it's not the VLE that's boring. It's what instructors do with it. asked, 'How many of you put your lecture PowerPoints in the VLE?'. Lots of hands. Anyone put any additional activities in there?'. no hands. asked them what that might feel like for their students. The pen?
  • TALENTLMS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015
    [Providers] Defining Assessment Items from Learning Goals
    The online learning environment provides a plethora of interaction building opportunities to create “intelligent assessments”. Use the tips provided in this article to create a satisfying learning experience in your next elearning course. Assessments are truly the end-result of the course. Without assessments both the course and the learning promise are incomplete. Assessments are evidence that learning did take place, that learners have achieved the learning goals and are now ready to perform it in the work-context. Would you ever visit a doctor who has questionable credentials?
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012
    [Providers] Johnson Health and Mindflash
    Jocelyn spent a considerable amount of time searching for online training providers to fit JHT’s needs – a tool to train outside sales reps, employees and in-store personnel in Asia, Europe, South America and North America. About the Company: Johnson Health (JHT) is a Taiwan-based manufacturer of commercial and residential fitness equipment. The company consists of a network of roughly 180 sales representatives for seven brands such as Matrix, Vision and LIVESTRONG in more than 18 countries, with employees speaking several languages worldwide. Jocelyn Vande Vende. Case Studies
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2009
    [Providers] Hard cell
    My solution was to set up some controlled pilot trials in a few schools to demonstrate how mobile phones can provide added value to the learning experience if used responsibly and equitably. It's an engaging read and provides both perspectives in the discussion. Readers of this blog will know that most schools throughout the UK and in many other countries have a long standing ban on the use of cell/mobile phones within school grounds. There are also concerns over distraction, disruption and other intrusive effects of mobile phones in the classroom.
  • ADVENTURES IN CORPORATE EDUCATION  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2008
    [Providers] Blogging as Reflective Practice
    while providing observational materials for novices. I’ve been mulling this post over for a few days now. But after reading some of Harold Jarche’s posts, I have decided now is not the time to be scared to speak up. know everyone does not understand the big deal about blogging. I’ve even heard it said that if people have time to write a blog, they obviously have too much time on their hands. Well, since my blog is all about corporate education, I want to talk about how blogging is actually an educational tool. Blogging can be used as reflective practice.
  • JANE HART  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 2011
    [Providers] Top 20 viral videos
    About the C4LPT Blog Jane Hart provides news, resources, ideas and new thinking about social media for working and learning, from the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT). Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Walk the Net Alternatives for Dimdim Top 20 viral videos On January 8, 2011, in Uncategorized , YouTube , by Jane Hart I was alerted to a list of top viral videos by a recent article in the Guardian. Which is your favourite? If you enjoyed this article, please consider sharing it! Subscribe by email Adverts.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2009
    [Providers] Learning with 'e's: Mashing it up
    Interest is growing about how social software tools can provide added value to the learning process, and this is reflected in the growing literature on the topic. Earlier today I was invited by my good friend Maged Kamel Boulos to write a paper on educational mashups for inclusion in a special issue of Future Internet - an online open access journal, which he is guest editing. So I have put together a title and an abstract which I hope fits the bill. also had a paper planned for the EDEN Conference in Gdansk, Poland last week, but health issues intervened and I never got to give it.
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