Page 106 of 154 Previous | Next 
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 2008
    [Providers] Advantages of Immersive Learning
    The learning to be embedded in the proper context by providing a simulation of the actual environment in which the employee or learner will be working. Why are simulations and virtual worlds so effective for learning? Here are some possible answers. These environments allow: Practice of real world skills with rich feedback in a safe environment that does not impact real processes or customers. Mastery of a technique, behavior or method through guided rehearsals again and again as many times as is needed.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2008
    [Providers] Google Announces "Chrome"
    Here are some articles on the topic: Google Chrome Answers the GreenBorder Mystery Google Chrome, Google's Browser Project (this article provides a great list of features of the Chrome.) On Labor Day, Google announced its widely rumored new browser to compete with Internet Explorer called Chrome. Interesting they used a comic book format to show off the features and functionality of the browser. looks like actual release/download date will be today at some point.) Another example of how different media are beginning to take on different content. Clearly the media is not the message.
  • IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CURVE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 2010
    [Providers] #IEL2010 Serious by Design
    Needs provide basis for conflict and social learning - Stereotypes quickly est. social and operational structure, but the stereotypes MUST be familiar Place – where am I? What conditions must be met to achieve goals - Physics - Interface - Likeness / Difference to real world - How fast characters can go, effects of weapons / resources, how much learners can actually see - Requirements for the underlying simulation that provides the game world environment. Can be limitation in simulation. Explanation for particular actions etc. Could be multiple times. Need ability to measure.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2007
    [Providers] Open Yale Courses!
    Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to seven introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. Though, each course does provide a feedback survey, so that is a good start. Hewlett Foundation President Paul Brest says "Making the talents of Yale's faculty available for free on the Internet is an important step toward the Hewlett Foundation's goal of providing access to knowledge and educational opportunities throughout the world. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2007
    [Providers] Open Yale Courses!
    Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to seven introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. Though, each course does provide a feedback survey, so that is a good start. Hewlett Foundation President Paul Brest says "Making the talents of Yale's faculty available for free on the Internet is an important step toward the Hewlett Foundation's goal of providing access to knowledge and educational opportunities throughout the world. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014
    [Providers] Top Ten Articles on Working Smarter
    The first keynote provided a big picture view of the changing world of business, while the second keynote focused on the future of retail. Ten important posts on working smarter. Our algorithms highlighted them as the most popular this year. Find the most important articles daily at [link]. DAWN OF LEARNING. MAY 16, 2014. What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets? ‘ . Is your company”s learning and development strategy wedged between a rock and hard place? And this is a high-stakes issue. Datasets. he asked. Reflections.
  • LEARNING AND TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2006
    [Providers] The writings of Lee Kraus: More Learning Design
    Tonys design for informal learning shows that there still might be some upfront work, but more of the content would be provided by the SME and the actually learner. The writings of Lee Kraus Welcome! I try to focus on creativity, innovation, collaboration, technology, and elearning. Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media September 22, 2006 More Learning Design tags: elearning After getting back in the office from a 5 4 day bike ride , I was pointed, by a friend, to the fact that Tony Karrer had addressed a question that I posted last week. Lee Kraus, 2010.
  • LEARNING AND TECHNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2009
    [Providers] Google In Discussions To Acquire Yelp For A Half Billion Dollars Or More
    CrunchBase Information Google Yelp Information provided by CrunchBase via feedproxy.google.com So, I don't use Yelp, but it is obvious that Google continues to integrate into local communities. Google and Yelp are in advanced acquisition negotiations, we’ve confirmed from multiple sources. And while the deal isn’t done, we’ve heard that it’s very likely to close. The price is supposedly at least $500 million. Yelp was founded in 2004 as a way to let users leave reviews on local businesses. They’ve raised a total of $31 million over four venture rounds.
  • INTEGRATED LEARNINGS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2009
    [Providers] Understanding Web 2.0
    Web mashups make sharing information easier by allowing web technologies to comunicate with each other through web services and other technologies. A web user may see one page of information but it can come from more than one web technology or provider. Many mashups are done to combine air, hotel, and other reservation technologies to provide travel services in a one shop location. technologies are "living" technologies that are constantly updated and can provide a quick way to get information updated. Do you know the reasoning behind why the world-wide web was created?
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
    [Providers] Upgraded LMS Directory- More Vendors, New Add-ons!
    My latest LMS/LCMS directory provides a wealth of new information on 242 vendors. New columns – Does the vendor offer a trial?   What social media platforms does the vendor use? If the vendor offers a trial, it will identify if known the length of the trial. If the vendor uses any social media, the name is listed (example: Twitter, Facebook, etc). All Links checked and verified – and updated when needed as of 9-29-10. Added over 25 new listings – from all over the world. List does not include Open Source – FREE LMS vendors which are posted elsewhere on the site.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
    [Providers] Rapid Content Authoring Tool Template Comparison- Oranges to Oranges
    There are numerous categories, and under each category, I have provided either questions to ask your potential vendor OR examples that can be entered.  If you scroll down the template, you will see where to enter the company info., Here is a template you can use when comparing rapid content authoring tools, and identifying which one will best serve your needs.  product and pricing (is it for one license? Subscription? Unlimited authors, etc.) – Remember what they quote you is a street price. Always negotiate for a better price, especially if they have a multiple license approach.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2010
    [Providers] Social enzymes
    Andy Clark provides a very evocative metaphor when he talks about snail trails in his book ' Natural Born Cyborgs '. Learning has rarely been a solo activity. I can count on the fingers of one hand the times I have learnt something significant without the help or influence of others (and counting on my fingers wasn't learnt without help, believe me). No, we are not isolated learners, but learn our most important lessons whilst in conversation with others. Conversation is of course often technologically mediated in this digital age. and to learn. We are aware of each other. Right.
  • VIGNETTES LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
    [Providers] TEDx Caltech Insights Jan. 14, 2011
    Practical use of TED.com - Another person I spoke with in the event, tells me that she includes TED.com and other video providers as part of her class. Highlights from my day at TEDxCaltech.com. Follow #TEDXCALTECH in Twitter.com It was a wow, belly blowing, mind-bending, brain cell twitching, eye-popping and heartfelt joy and amazing insight. Must see - This is a must see and listen event. The imagery presented at TEDxCaltech brings to life the archaic, distant, elitist, and abstract work of scientists closer to day to day understanding. Data should be empowering.
  • WILL AT WORK LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010
    [Providers] Learning Language on the Web
    The following provides a nice article of how people are learning language on the web. Because they provide a way for learners to overcome the fear of initially speaking to others in a foreign language, learners may be more willing to practice for real, which of course will aid their learning NYTimes Article From a learning standpoint, here are some research-based reasons that these interfaces might be good in helping people learn a language: Most of the learners are motivated to learn a language. Learners get feedback on their retrieval-practice efforts.
  • WALKME TRAINING STATION  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2015
    [Providers] How Training Station Helps Your Organization
    By that, Training Station provides you with the required introductory information. Ranging from the vital concepts to long-term objectives, the site provides your organization with information to allow you grasp some few critical issues. Besides explaining various ways of boosting personnel training, the blog’s content also provides insights of optimizing training programs. Training Station not only gives advice on employee training and development but also provides examples of exercises and strategies. Additionally, it renders advice on all manner of subjects.
  • JANE HART  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2012
    [Providers] Introduction to PKM Workshop & FREE Webinar
    He’s also going to be running a FREE webinar:   Introduction to PKM   on Wednesday 5 September which will provide an introduction to those participating in the workshop, but which is is FREE for anyone to join. “PKM: A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world & work more effectively.”. Supporting self-managed learners with their Personal Knowledge Management is going to be a key new skill for workplace learning professionals in a social business. Here are the details, if you’d like to reserve a place. System Requirements.
  • LEARNING CAFE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2011
    [Providers] Trust or Bust – attracting and growing performance professionals
    So, while “outside” recognition and reputation is important, L&D functions need to build these attributes within the organisation to ensure we provide compelling and meaningful work with professional growth opportunities while encouraging creativity and the sharing of know-how, listening to ideas and acting on them. In essence it’s an economic formula: when trust is high, speed increases and cost decreases, but when trust is at a low level, speed decreases and cost increases.  Simple, brilliant message! L&D Capability
  • FROM THE COLEFACE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
    [Providers] Learning Science Laundering
    Learners have a right to assume that learning material they are being provided with has been checked out so the “facts” spread. When I’m explaining to non L&D people what I do, one thing they commonly say is “Oh yes, e-learning. We had to do a module on Anti-Money Laundering” Much as I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been involved in making compliance e-learning more interesting, there’s clearly quite a lot of page-turners still in circulation. For more detail, here’s a nice infographic. link]. e.g. [link].
  • FROM THE COLEFACE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013
    [Providers] Chain of fools
    For those of you who are unfamiliar with her, Cathy’s genius is to take a situation that really annoys e-learning practitioners and turn it into something positive that provides a workable solution. I chose the title for this blogpost because I like the tune , not because I wanted to offend… Anyway, here’s a chain of events that’s been played out in hundreds of organisations. Often it has pretty depressing outcomes, but in case you get too despondent, let me assure you there is a happy ending, especially if you like flowcharts. The net result: losers all round.
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013
    [Providers] The year’s top posts on Working Smarter
    Group work advice for MOOC providers. 2013 is over for everything but the holidays so I’m posting this list of the top 50 blog posts on Working Smarter this year. Here’s how they were selected. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. JANE HART. SEPTEMBER 30, 2013. Here it is: The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2013.
  • ELLEN WAGNER  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2010
    [Providers] Roadtrip Service Announcement - 26TH Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning
    This year’s conference provides over 20 workshops and. Registration is now open for the 26th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning - August 4 - 6, 2010 in Madison, WIsconsin, home of the University of Wisconsin, my alma mater.
  • LEARNNOVATORS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013
    [Providers] Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 1)
    These elements, enabled by technology, provide the tools needed to think of learning as a process and not as a onetime event happening in the classroom. When systems start to provide the content I need differently from the content you need, we will have taken a giant step forward. 4. On a more practical level, technology now allows us to provide learning in smaller pieces through a concept called spaced rehearsal or distributed practice. The data side of gamification (tracking, monitoring and measuring) will provide a powerful tool. 6. Kapp, Ed.D.,
  • DESIGNED FOR LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2008
    [Providers] An Effective Design Walkthrough: A Step towards Delivering the Best Design
    Design walkthroughs provide designers with a way to identify and assess early on whether the proposed design meets the requirements and addresses the project’s goal. This process should help define the key purpose of the walkthrough and should provide systematic practices and rules of conduct that can help participants collaborate with one another and add value to the review. Design walkthroughs, if done correctly, provide immediate short-term benefits, like early defect detection and correction within the current project and offer important long-term returns.
  • JANET CLAREY  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2010
    [Providers] E-learning design for social emotions
    Learners don’t just pull out a mobile device and watch a video or YouTube clip of a suffering patient  and then go into the room to provide care (and there’s a process to that care). After spending so much time investigating the positive aspects of learning through social media, I wanted to start looking at the possible negative aspects. Here’s one that’s possibly problematic: Our ability to show admiration and compassion may be declining due to our fast-paced digital culture. There is greater cognitive processing involved in feeling compassion.
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2009
    [Providers] Brain rules #3
    Develop adaptive software that provides an individsualised learning experience that is well suited to the particular learner. To compensate for this, the trainer needs to work hard to establish a climate of open communication, in which students can freely articulate their needs and provide feedback. Rule 3: Every brain is wired differently In this chapter, John Medina explains how every brain is different from every other: "When you learn something, the wiring in your brain changes." Learning results in physical changes to the brain and these changes are unique to each individual."
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2007
    [Providers] Apples and Pears
    The VLE (Moodle, Blackboard, WebCT), on the other hand, is a tool for colleges, training providers and others who want to deliver (or at least support the delivery) of learning interventions online. Kineo , a UK-based e-learning provider, is providing this service for literally dozens of - yes, you guessed it - corporate clients. Yesterday eLearning Guild announced their Member's Choice Awards for Learning Management Systems (LMS). Award for market share - Education and Government Learning Management Systems - Gold award: Moodle (the Platinum went to Blackboard).
  • CLIVE ON LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2008
    [Providers] Bloggers and belly dancing
    Before our dinner (and it seems that whatever you order in a Persian restaurant you get a plate of kebabs and rice - were we just unlucky?) I was extremely optimistic that all we'd have to do is provide some forums and a wiki and then leave them to it. Fair enough, but you need a large community for the 1% to provide enough volume for the others to comment on or view. Provide alternative ways for networking to occur. One of my lasting memories of this week's Learning Technologies 2008 was a blogger's reunion dinner at a Persian restaurant just off Kensington High Street.
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2015
    [Providers] Gaming on Twitter, the Ctrl+Paint Library, and Persuasive eLearning: This Week on #BLPLearn
    We include commentary from the original BLPer who found the article to provide you with context on why we felt it is worth sharing out. #BLPLearn is for our fellow members of the L&D community. We take the best articles and resources shared between members of our teams and publish them in this weekly post. THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES. Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: Gaming on Twitter. Submitted by  Corey Callahan, Senior Multimedia Developer  . Games can be anywhere. Leon by Leon. Ctrl+Paint Library . Ctrl+Paint Library. BLPLearn blplearn
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
    [Providers] A Branching Text-Based Adventure, Video in 2015, and Game-Based Learning: This Week on #BLPLearn
    We include commentary from the original BLPer who found the article to provide you with context on why we felt it is worth sharing out. #BLPLearn is for our fellow members of the L&D community. We take the best articles and resources shared between members of our teams and publish them in this weekly post. THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES. Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: A Branching Text-Based Adventure: Escape from the Man-Sized Cabinet. Submitted by  Corey Callahan, Senior Multimedia Developer  . Humor is used to get players into the game.
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015
    [Providers] Hex Invaders, Expanding Your Thinking, and Avoiding Creativity’s Rabbit Holes: This Week on #BLPLearn
    We include commentary from the original BLPer who found the article to provide you with context on why we felt it is worth sharing out. #BLPLearn is for our fellow members of the L&D community. We take the best articles and resources shared between members of our teams and publish them in this weekly post. THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES. Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: Hex Invaders. Submitted by  Brandon Penticuff, Technology Director  . love to find little gem games that combine classic arcade styles with very specific learning objectives.
  • BOTTOM-LINE PERFORMANCE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2015
    [Providers] Learning Maps, Say Something Nice, and Call Center Support in eLearning: This Week on #BLPLearn
    We include commentary from the original BLPer who found the article to provide you with context on why we felt it is worth sharing out. #BLPLearn is for our fellow members of the L&D community. We take the best articles and resources shared between members of our teams and publish them in this weekly post. THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES. Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: Using Learning Maps. Submitted by  Jackie Crofts, Multimedia Developer . learning map is hand drawn and customized to fit the needs of what they are trying to teach. Enjoy! OH…and
  • WONDERFUL BRAIN  |  SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2011
    [Providers] PLAY ME or TRADE ME
    The player cannot improve his skills by playing every day, nor can he provide a resume of accomplishments trying to make the roster of the next team. I’m writing this preamble dockside on a lake in Maine, early morning sunshine firing diamonds of light off the water. The temperature is mild and the bugs have yet to arrive for their fleshy feast. I’m in a good frame of mind–no curmugeonly thoughts or clever bon mots at the ready. All is tranquil. And listen, I don’t have much cushioning up there so this is a dangerous behavior! Astounding, but true. So, a double loss.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 2009
    [Providers] A Growing List of Free Learning Tutorial Sites!
    An Introduction to Social Learning (Jane Hart) Provides you with a practical approach to getting started with using social media for both formal and informal learning - either in the form of best-of-breed stand-alone tools or in an integrated suite of social media tools. On this site you will find his favourite links to free on-line services that allow you to provide your students with enhanced learning opportunities which you can then embed into, or link from, your school/college/university's website, course blog or VLE/MLE. Click here , if you want to add using the wiki-version.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • VIPLAV BAXI MEANDERINGS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2007
    [Providers] Collaborative Learning Styles
    research the best practices in collaborative learning techniques and provide templates for each technique. design tools that provide a structured collaboration experience that can be shared with others. As we move from traditional learning to what it means to collaborate and share, we need to focus on what would make this an effective way to learn, and how can technology help make this possible in a structured form. We need to be able to: identify the pre-conditions for collaboration to occur effectively . identify and list collaborative styles that different learners exemplify.
  • THE LEARNING GENERALIST  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2008
    [Providers] Using Visual Aids in Training - Flipcharts vs Powerpoint
    When we as trainers build a flip chart based on discussions in class, it provides a strong visual anchor for the shared learning that the group arrives at. On the other hand if as a facilitator you've been able to build a flipchart with the class and you can place that summary on one of the walls, it provides a strong visual anchor for students to rock back into the previous experience and recollect the shared understanding you've arrived at. Your students will not be able to see this and you can also provide the dynamic experience you're trying to create.
  • THE LEARNING GENERALIST  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2008
    [Providers] Using Visual Aids in Training - Flipcharts vs Powerpoint
    When we as trainers build a flip chart based on discussions in class, it provides a strong visual anchor for the shared learning that the group arrives at. On the other hand if as a facilitator you've been able to build a flipchart with the class and you can place that summary on one of the walls, it provides a strong visual anchor for students to rock back into the previous experience and recollect the shared understanding you've arrived at. Your students will not be able to see this and you can also provide the dynamic experience you're trying to create.
  • LEARNFOREVER  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2007
    [Providers] Reflections
    It's been a busy year! In the spirit of "what I did in my summer holidays", I thought I'd share a summary of my activities during 2007. I've concentrated mainly on consultancy work, although I've also carried out some writing assignments, and got involved in some public training workshops. It's been a good year. hope 2008 is as productive, and as rewarding
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010
    [Providers] Social Formal – it’s the processing!
    In thinking about the benefits of adding social to formal learning for a presentation I’ll be giving, I realized that the main reason to extend social activities into formal learning is for the additional processing it provides.  While there is processing individually, social interaction provides more opportunities. Diana Laurillard, in her book Rethinking University Teaching had a conversational model where the learner articulated their understanding after performing and then the instructor could provide feedback. All of this can be done individually.
  • TONY O'DRISCOLL  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2010
    [Providers] Learning in 3D Nugget #20
    Twitter Quote: Done right, 3DLEs provide the opportunity for instructional design- ers to overcome their captivation with the classroom and move in a direc- tion that is more congruent with the needs of the increasingly digitized and virtualized enterprise. Book Paragraph: Done right, 3DLEs provide the opportunity for instructional designers to overcome their captivation with the classroom and move in a direction that is more congruent with the needs of the increasingly digitized and virtualized enterprise.
  • ELEARNINGPOST  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2009
    [Providers] 3 types of page headings
    This is a good article on how to write the 3 types of page headings: Question heading: A heading in the form of a question Statement heading: A heading that uses a noun and a verb Topic heading: A heading that is a word or short phrase Here is another article on headings by Ginny Redish where she provides many more examples
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010
    [Providers] Reach out and connect
    If used properly, social media can provide rich social and intellectual rewards. One of the digital literacies I identified in yesterday's blogpost was effective social networking. So what's the big deal about this? We all do it these days don't we? Most of us have a Facebook account, and maybe a LinkedIn account too. Lots of us use Twitter, and some of those out on the periphery may still be using Myspace or Bebo. What else do we need to learn about social networking that can help us or our students to learn better? In his blogpost What's so social about social media? Unported License.
  • 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.
  • TAYLORING IT  |  SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
    [Providers] I’m not alone… help is at hand
    Whilst technically being outside the criteria for formal RSC support as I work for neither a HE, FE or workbased learning provider, I do work for an organisation that delivers an INCREDIBLE amount of training. So RSC NW have kindly agreed to provide me with some guidance and advice as to how I might approach a wider integration of learning technologies within my organisation. I’m meeting up with them next week, so I’ll keep you updated as to how I get on… Picture source. Blog Social Media elearningstuff james clay JISC RSC
  • T+D  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012
    [Providers] Blended Learning Certificate by ASTD
    This ASTD program provides the roadmap for creating high-impact solutions that address these needs by combining various learning platforms, methods, and formats to motivate learners, produce real results, and increase productivity. After this workshop, participants will be able to take immediate steps to design blended learning solutions using the tools and action plan provided. Go beyond traditional classroom learning.
  • TAYLORING IT  |  SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
    [Providers] I'm not alone… help is at hand
    Whilst technically being outside the criteria for formal RSC support as I work for neither a HE, FE or workbased learning provider, I do work for an organisation that delivers an INCREDIBLE amount of training. So RSC NW have kindly agreed to provide me with some guidance and advice as to how I might approach a wider integration of learning technologies within my organisation. I’m meeting up with them next week, so I’ll keep you updated as to how I get on… Picture source. Share/Bookmark. Uncategorized elearningstuff FE HE james clay JISC North West podcast RSC
  • T+D  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2004
    [Providers] T+D - Untitled Article
    The Daily News states, "This pledge includes providing the necessary leadership and vision, investing in technology in our schools, offering educators the essential training and support, and ensuring that regulations and policies are modernized to support 21st century education.". The organization plans policy briefings, conducts seminars, writes background papers, recognizes leadership, provides networking opportunities, and hosts celebratory events National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training. NCTET wants U.S.
  • T+D  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2005
    [Providers] T+D - Untitled Article
    Bad bossology revisited In April of last year I wrote about the Bad Bossology site , which provides a wealth of resources on how to handle or minimize the impact of bad bosses. The site may sound like a joke, but the helpful resources it provides are no laughing matter Now the site has launched an anonymous "email this link" feature, which enables people to "safely email resources to their bosses and senior management to address difficult boss behaviors and promote useful discussion." Also known as the "people leave people, not companies" theory.)
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [Providers] The role of the university?
    Naturally, some domain-specific learning skills would emerge, but this would provide a more flexible system to match how specializations are changing so dynamically, serve as a model for life, and put the responsibility of faculty members more to mentorship and less to lecture. Unhappy in many ways with the current status of education, particularly here in the US, I’ve been thinking a lot about what would make sense. What’s the role of K12, and then what’s the role of a university?  The issue, to me, covers several things.  It was a customized solution. 
  • DONT WASTE YOUR TIME  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2009
    [Providers] Effective Practice in a Digital Age (JISC)
    The Effective Practice Resource Exchange supports users of  Effective Practice in a Digital Age by providing a supplementary suite of online resources that can be updated and added to over time. I enjoy looking through the JISC website, and each time I visit it I always find something I missed before. This time I found this "Effective Practice in a Digital Age" and the associated video files. These resources explore through different themes and viewpoints the elements that underpin effective designing for learning. eLearning Academia 2.0 Web 2.0
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2012
    [Providers] Digitec Welcomes New Knowledge Direct LMS Partners
    Visioning Healthcare, the leading provider of consulting and education for safe patient handling, has selected the Digitec Knowledge Direct learning management system for its continuing education and recertification programs. Visioning Healthcare hopes the new technology will make it easier and more convenient for healthcare providers to earn continuing education credits and apply for certification. With the addition of the company’s new online learning portal, Visioning Healthcare will make the transition from instructor-led, classroom-based training to eLearning. Tweet This!
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012
    [Providers] Digitec Hits the Road for AMA CME Conference in Baltimore
    The 23rd Annual Conference of the National Task Force on CME Provider/Industry Collaboration is focusing on forces shaping the future of the CME Provider and Industry. Digitec will demonstrate Knowledge Direct® MED and its Continuing Medical Education (CME) eLearning services at this year’s American Medical Association (AMA) conference in Baltimore, Maryland, October 10-12. Continuing Medical Education is a big issue today in the medical profession. Many physicians are now taking their CME online through the Digitec Knowledge Direct MED Learning Management System (LMS).
  • MINDFLASH  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
    [Providers] How to Stay on Top of Training Demand? Know the Alternatives
    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. As a learning and development professional, I have often struggled with the question, “how can we keep up with the constant and increasing need for learning and demand for training?&# New learning is once again needed. Learning professionals scamper to come up with a way to train people on the new thing. That’s life in the L&D trenches. It is to be accepted and embraced.
  • ELEARNINGPOST  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2009
    [Providers] Gov 2.0: It’s All About The Platform
    government agencies shouldn’t just provide web sites, they should provide web services. Tim O’Reilly writes a short but direct piece on what Gov 2.0 should really focus on. “A lot of people equate the term with government use of social media, either to solicit public participation or to get out its message in new ways. Some people think it means making government more transparent. Some people think it means adding AJAX to government websites, or replacing those websites with government APIs, or building new cloud platforms for shared government services…” “.
  • ELEARNINGPOST  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2009
    [Providers] Laddering: A Research Interview Technique for Uncovering Core Values
    However, the Means End Chain theory and the laddering method provide a focus and a direction for the Why? My hope is that using the essential concepts of the laddering technique will help me uncover people’s root consequences and values, providing insights that I can leverage in my design projects Got this link from ColumnTwo on yet another research technique called laddering. Asking Why? during research interviews seems rather obvious and straightforward. have always tried to make it a point to structure my research interview scripts to ask Why? questions. to be helpful.
  • ELEARNINGPOST  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2009
    [Providers] The ‘Least Assistance’ Principle
    But there are times when we need to provide new information and skills to self-directed learners. We can just provide support to a SME so that their talk presents the relevant bits in a streamlined and effective way, and let them loose. Clark Quinn writes about ' minimalist instruction '. And I subscribe to it. We're living in a day and age where the information to 'fill in the gaps' can be assembled easily. We have to focus on the essentials of the learning. "We develop full courses to incorporate motivation, practice, all the things non-self-directed learners need.
  • THE LEARNED MAN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2007
    [Providers] Brainvisa Technologies acquired by Indecomm Global Services
    This is the second acquisition done by Indecomm Global Services this year after it recently acquired US Recordings, a US-based leading provider of mortgage recording solutions. Pune based eLearning company, Brainvisa has been acquired. The consolidation juggernaut continues. Looks like Sequoia has attempted to give Brainvisa the platform it needs to unlock its potential and Indecomm gets to round out its service offering. Click here to read the press release
  • THE LEARNED MAN  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2007
    [Providers] Through Their Eyes: India Based Training Suppliers Are Leading The Global Sourcing Charge
    In Paul's words: "And while Indian firms are clearly not the only offshore providers of such knowledge-based services, their prominence is unmatched You can count on us to bring you the latest insights and moves from within the Indian content development industry. From time to time though, its always a good idea, to see how this industry is being perceived by western media. Check out this story by Paul Harris for a Training & Development newsletter on the Indian eLearning Industry. Pages 16-18).
  • THE LEARNED MAN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2007
    [Providers] Brainvisa Technologies acquired by Indecomm Global Services
    This is the second acquisition done by Indecomm Global Services this year after it recently acquired US Recordings, a US-based leading provider of mortgage recording solutions. Pune based eLearning company, Brainvisa has been acquired. The consolidation juggernaut continues. Looks like Sequoia has attempted to give Brainvisa the platform it needs to unlock its potential and Indecomm gets to round out its service offering. Click here to read the press release
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014
    [Providers] IAR Professional Development Portal
    By utilizing Digitec’s Knowledge Direct LMS, IAR is able to: • Provide its membership with convenient 24/7 access to their pre-licensing course, eliminating the need for travel and increasing efficiencies. Provide learners dynamically generated eTranscripts for tracking their progress. Download the IAR Association Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF. When the Indiana Association of REALTORS decided to move into the “education business” in 2010, they knew they would have their work cut out for them. Bright minds converged, and a new business model was born. THE SOLUTION.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
    [Providers] Knowledge Direct LMS Receives Top Honors
    Established in 1988, Digitec Interactive is an award-winning eLearning production company and learning management system provider, developing educational products for corporate, association, academic, medical and non-profit clients. Digitec Interactive is best known for the popular learning management system, Knowledge Direct® and has grown to be the leading provider of easy-to-use learning portals and engaging e-Learning programs and courseware. Social learning integration with the web’s most popular networking sites including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. December 6-8, 2011.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014
    [Providers] Creating Good Topic Objectives
    It will help you think about the cognitive skill you want learners to do and provide verb choices that match. There are three keys to a successful Knowledge Guru game: Relevant topics. Strong, specific objectives that relate to the game topics. Well-written, relevant questions that link to the objectives. This post focuses on the objectives you create for a game, and gives you tips on creating good ones…and avoiding bad ones. well-written objective links tightly to the topic it is associated with. Check out the image below. The ones on the right are much better. ”).
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014
    [Providers] Knowledge Guru Platform Wins 2014 Brandon Hall Award
    The game reinforced other rollout efforts and provided a “just before launch” reinforcement. “We are continually looking at ways to innovate on our learning initiatives,” said Scott Thomas, Director of Product Enablement at ExactTarget. Bottom-Line Performance and the ExactTarget Marketing Cloud won a coveted Brandon Hall Group bronze award for excellence in the Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning category. BLP BLP and ExactTarget’s win was announced on September 10th, 2014. The winners are listed at [link]. ABOUT THE EXACTTARGET MARKETING CLOUD. ABOUT KNOWLEDGE GURU.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2013
    [Providers] GBL Picks, Part 4: Curated Game Based Learning Resources
    As with previous GBL Picks, this article may be about students, but the data it provides is essential for making games a part of the learning culture even at the corporate level. The Knowledge Guru team is obviously very interested in the future of game based learning, and right now that future is bright. But not everyone is as informed about the industry. We are setting out to change that. We’re on a mission to educate the Instructional Design community and the decision makers in Training and Development about game based learning and its true potential. hours, 92.9% achieved mastery.
  • LEARN AND LEAD  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2008
    [Providers] eCube – An Experiment to Create a Collaborative Learning Environment
    Provided a link to the blog on our employee portal. Issues I am still pondering over: While blogs provide an informal forum for the team to write about their project and issues they are facing, I am uncomfortable about the “outside the firewall” bit in this particular case. Ray Sims recent blog post about motivation for technology adoption by end-users came in at an opportune time for me. Having blogged on my own for a while, I am now embarking on the journey of experiments. tools to bring in some convergence. And I need suggestions to make this succeed. We’ve had a Web 2.0
  • LEARN AND LEAD  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2008
    [Providers] My Experiences with Social Networking
    always try to provide a brief intro/background/intent of my connecting with them. I am petrified of connecting with an old acquaintance with no introduction or an introduction like “Hi, remember me?” So I play it safe and provide some introduction. I am relatively new to social networking and social media. remember my first encounter with social media was on a new Indian social networking site about 17-18 months ago. The social networking site’s interface was a combination of Orkut and Facebook-style networking (which I figured later after I started using Orkut and Facebook).
  • ELEARNING LEARNING POSTS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2009
    [Providers] Introduction to eLearning Learning
    The goals of eLearning Learning are: Collect High Quality Content - The goal of a content community is to provide a high quality destination that highlights the most recent and best content as defined by the community. Provide an Easy to Navigate Site - End users most often are people who are not regular readers of the blogs and other sources.  eLearning Learning  is a collection of blog posts and articles all around eLearning.  It uses the Browse My Stuff technology to create this topic hub.  This links them across to the sources themselves.
  • INQUISIQ LMS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2013
    [Providers] Tin Can API – What you need to know
    With mobile becoming an increasingly larger part of the online learning experience, it’s no surprise that we need to adapt our methodology to provide a consistent experience across all devices. This is where the Tin Can API comes into play, giving us the ability to track and evaluate different types of learning experiences through one […] The post Tin Can API – What you need to know appeared first on Inquisiq R4. LMS Industry Mashup
  • LEARNING SOLUTIONS MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
    [Providers] Zenler Online Schools Launches Beta by News Editor
    Zenler (www.zenler.com), an eLearning authoring tool company and LMS provider, has launched a public beta of its Zenler. Online Schools (ZOS). Anyone can start an online school using ZOS, creating, selling, and tracking eLearning courses, and. building their own business. Design & Development Tools Learning Systems Training Strategies
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2009
    [Providers] The future of the business of learning
    It’s clear to thrive they need to focus on business critical issues for the organization, provide solutions provide real value, differentiate their offerings, and look at ways to provide value beyond being a publisher of courses and courseware. Tony Karrer, Jay Cross, and I host a (fairly) regular online events relating to corporate learning on our LearnTrends site. Tony has put together an upcoming event on the future of the business of learning. From the site: Corporate training departments and training companies are facing challenging times. and in Ning.
  • THE E-LEARNING CURVE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
    [Providers] Flash on the iPhone in 2010? An E-Learning Perspective
    Once the iPhone is available as a 'proper' e-learning platform, content developers will queue up to provide iPhone-specific materials for learners. Flash on the iPhone in 2010? An E-Learning Perspective is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2009
    [Providers] CIPD Learning and Development Survey 2009
    That is, in addition to fulfilling operational needs, they can also provide some additional learning and performance related benefits to the organization. Organizations now understand it also provides less tangible but important benefits related to the ‘human’ aspects of the enterprise. CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) recently published their annual Learning and Development report and is now available for download. Some data that’s emerged is quite interesting. In all probability it’s a combination of these and more.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2009
    [Providers] New White Paper: Why Employee Development Matters
    She finds herself having to provide negative feedback to one of her team members; this review doesn’t go well, and the employee shows no signs of improvement. If you’re planning to implement employee development programs in your organization, or are looking to improve your existing programs, this white paper could provide you with some useful insights. Competitive advantage used to be about who had the best product. Gradually, it shifted to who was using the most innovative technologies, and how. Now, neither is sufficient in itself to give organizations an edge.
  • VOICE OF CLARITY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013
    [Providers] Continuous Learning for L&D Professionals
    It provides a great opportunity to network with colleagues, learn about trends, and expand your knowledge base. We’re all doing more with less nowadays, and sometimes we forget to take care of our own professional development. smarter strategy is to weave our professional development into our daily routines as much as possible. Here are some ideas on how to make personal learning a habit. Join Professional Associations. Becoming an active member in a professional organization offers many advantages. Obtain Professional Certification. Attend Conferences. 30-Oct. 2. 23-25.
  • VOICE OF CLARITY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013
    [Providers] Continuous Learning for L&D Professionals
    It provides a great opportunity to network with colleagues, learn about trends, and expand your knowledge base. We’re all doing more with less nowadays, and sometimes we forget to take care of our own professional development. smarter strategy is to weave our professional development into our daily routines as much as possible. Here are some ideas on how to make personal learning a habit. Join Professional Associations. Becoming an active member in a professional organization offers many advantages. Obtain Professional Certification. Attend Conferences. 30-Oct. 2. 23-25.
  • MOODLE JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2010
    [Providers] Moodle Journal - Untitled Article
    Having received the assignment, as a teacher you can then provide scoring and feedback. Are you trying to Twitter with students, I like to, but network filtering has started to become more than a problem of late. So how about a microblogging system that has been designed specifically for teachers and students? If you have not seen it yet, then take a look at Edmodo. In essence similar to Twitter, but with some functionality to support classroom activities. Students on the other hand can belong to multiple groups.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013
    [Providers] Simulation Training Solutions and Learning Approaches to Combat Acute Skills Gap
    It also provides an overview of the market for simulation-based training, including learning approaches, assessments of effectiveness, and operating and financial benefits to companies. is a world leader in real-time high-fidelity simulation, providing a wide range of simulation, training and engineering solutions to the energy and process industries. SYKESVILLE, Md., Mar 01, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — GSE Systems, Inc. “Statistics show that U.S. They also need to make sure that they retain those recruits over the long term. About GSE Systems, Inc. GSE Systems, Inc.
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Providers] Designing a Management Dev Program to Get Results [@Kineo Webinar Th May 19]
    They start from a position of strength: they know what skills to develop and are able to provide compelling training content but once the training is complete new managers revert to old habits, like the training never happened. Join me and Chip Cleary for another fabulous Kineo webinar! Designing a Management Development Program to Get Results [Webinar] Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016 @ 10a.m. If so, count yourself among the few. Most organizations are not. In fact, KnowledgeAdvisors (2015) reports that “41% of training on Frontline Leader Development is not applied back on the job.”
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
    [Providers] The Future Workplace Embraces Freelancers
    From the organization’s perspective, freelancers provide a ready source of talent to supplement the existing workforce. Kaggle, for example, provides a competition platform for top analytics talent. From the organization’s perspective, freelancers provide a ready source of talent to supplement the existing workforce. Kaggle, for example, provides a competition platform for top analytics talent. UCLA’s annual HR Roundtable Retreat featured an interesting discussion of future workforce trends. Some of the top freelancing roles include: Writing.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2011
    [Providers] A New Rypple in the HCM Market
    With one small step, a major player in the SaaS market announces that it will become a new entrant in the HCM market: Salesforce.com acquires Rypple, a young social performance management provider built in the Force.com environment. As a new. contender, Marc Benioff has the ability and financial force to become a major player in human capital or in fact, should he decide to, create an entire ERP, competing with the likes of Workday. This acquisition will cause others who developed solutions via Force.com to wonder if they may be next for acquisition.
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011
    [Providers] A Must-Do Before Training Begins: Assessing Readiness
    Remember: Review work history, check vocabulary, interview an employee, demonstrate outcomes and provide a glossary before training schedules are filled. > More on e-learning on the Mindflash blog. > Sign up for a free 30-day trial of Mindflash. Trainers will often identify whether an individual has completed level one of a technical program before moving to level two — but just as often they fail to go back to basics of cataloging employee knowledge before training begins. Big mistake — here’s a personal tale that explains why. Words Around the World.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2007
    [Providers] New Zealand Open Educational Resources (OER) Project
    Each course has been built using a modular approach so they can be customised to suit different organisations, whether they are providing a distance learning course or blended learning for on or off-campus students. If you need any extra help, I will be willing to provide my humble advice and support :). NZ OER Repository OER Showcase Courses About NZ OER Project WHAT? Funded by the Tertiary Education Commission, the objective of this OER project is to develop courseware that will be freely available ( Creative Commons SA 2.5 Read and Learn! I am!). Isn't that wonderful! Bingo!
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2007
    [Providers] Incremental Innovations: Changing the Culture of T&L (Ernst Mohr)
    courses, workshops, presentations) Design quality development with learning in mind : measures that monitor, secure, and develop quality support for the acquisition of competence within the scope of certifications or accreditations Offer advisory support : support centers that provide help to the faculty in the planning, development, and implementation of e-learning, so that competencies and experiences are developed Encourage exchange : all measures that support communication among faculty about new forms of using instructional media (e.g., URL: [link] Extracted Juice: ".Based
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2009
    [Providers] Academic Earth Gives you Learning Goose Bumps!
    Also, many lectures are grouped into courses, providing us added convenience to access. Besides the normal embed and share feature, we are also provided with a 'Citation Info' feature, which makes it extremely easy for us to reference our lecture discoveries (replicate!). Link to Academic Earth FAQs WHAT? Academic Earth is an educational video website with the goal of e nhancing the usability and expanding the awareness of OER, focusing first on video lectures. MISSION? Giving everyone on earth access to a world class education. OBJECTIVES? Wouldn't that be a cool school?
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2007
    [Providers] New Zealand Open Educational Resources (OER) Project
    Each course has been built using a modular approach so they can be customised to suit different organisations, whether they are providing a distance learning course or blended learning for on or off-campus students. If you need any extra help, I will be willing to provide my humble advice and support :). NZ OER Repository OER Showcase Courses About NZ OER Project WHAT? Funded by the Tertiary Education Commission, the objective of this OER project is to develop courseware that will be freely available ( Creative Commons SA 2.5 Read and Learn! I am!). Isn't that wonderful! Bingo!
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2007
    [Providers] Incremental Innovations: Changing the Culture of T&L (Ernst Mohr)
    courses, workshops, presentations) Design quality development with learning in mind : measures that monitor, secure, and develop quality support for the acquisition of competence within the scope of certifications or accreditations Offer advisory support : support centers that provide help to the faculty in the planning, development, and implementation of e-learning, so that competencies and experiences are developed Encourage exchange : all measures that support communication among faculty about new forms of using instructional media (e.g., URL: [link] Extracted Juice: ".Based
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2009
    [Providers] Academic Earth Gives you Learning Goose Bumps!
    Also, many lectures are grouped into courses, providing us added convenience to access. Besides the normal embed and share feature, we are also provided with a 'Citation Info' feature, which makes it extremely easy for us to reference our lecture discoveries (replicate!). Link to Academic Earth FAQs WHAT? Academic Earth is an educational video website with the goal of e nhancing the usability and expanding the awareness of OER, focusing first on video lectures. MISSION? Giving everyone on earth access to a world class education. OBJECTIVES? Wouldn't that be a cool school?
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2009
    [Providers] Your Top 10 Videos (That Inspire Us To Rethink The Way We Learn)?
    Equally important, it serves to motivate district level leaders to provide teachers with the tools and training to do so. Starting point - 80+ Videos for Tech. & Media Literacy My Top 10 List (Vote or rearrange according to.) THINKING I was last night exploring Dr. Alec Couros amazing list of videos for Tech. & Media Literacy , and then an idea popped in my wondering mind. Ironically and sadly, many of us are still trying to persuade our dear fellow educators to rethink the way we educate and learn (even until today! Let's face it, not all of us can inspire like Obama. Thank you!
  • SUDDEN INSIGHT  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
    [Providers] #astdTK12: Immersive Learning Simulations – Cutting Through the Hype
    This also means we need to provide a representative number of problems to allow learners appropriate time for mastery of the content. The training should provide real consequences for learner actions in a safe environment. Provide scaffolding for domain-specific problem solving. The ILS could also coach the learner by providing 1) articulation and reflection, 2) error detection and correction, and 3) immediate or delayed feedback. Also, the developer needs to provide integrated support for transfer. Keep the simulation authentic.
  • MARCIA CONNER  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2008
    [Providers] Children Prefer Sound to Visuals
    Infants, Children Prefer Sounds Over Pictures And Only Slowly Become Visually Oriented, Studies Find COLUMBUS, Ohio -- New research provides the strongest evidence to date that infants and young children -- unlike adults -- are more drawn to sounds than they are to visuals in their environment. In fact, when 4-year-olds are
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2009
    [Providers] Using Technology to Improve Collaboration
    Using technology to improve collaboration (via Harold Jarche ) provides an introduction to improving productivity through web technologies Simple, single functionality tools are great for collaboration. I’ve been involved in several implementations of larger-scale systems for collaboration (like Sharepoint). Adoption is generally slow, unless the tool is marketed heavily in the organization and integrated into workflow. The same can be said of learning management systems. It’s much easier to learn a single tool that to learn an entire system.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2012
    [Providers] HyperCard reflections #hypercard25th
    HyperCard’s buttons, fields, and backgrounds provided this, up until the next step to HyperTalk (which also had that capability once you got into the programming notion). It’s coming up to the 25th anniversary of HyperCard, and I’m reminded of how much that application played a role in my thinking and working at the time. colleague of mine who was working at Claris suggested how cool this new tool was going to be, and I taught myself HyperCard while doing a postdoc at the University of Pittsburgh’s Learning Research and Development Center. Another paper resulted.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
    [Providers] The Social Media Cigarette Break
    know many of my cutting-edge colleagues are talking about life beyond email these days, but it’s still a mainstream tool, for better or worse.  We wouldn’t think of not allowing it, in fact we’re expected to provide it for employees.  In the course of my interviews for the mobile learning book, Robert Gadd ( OnPoint Digital ) made a comment that’s stuck with me.  He opined that the new ‘cigarette’ break was the social media break where employees will stand outside with their mobile phone and check in on their social networks. 
  • JANE HART  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
    [Providers] Key social learning resources: Part 4
    social , I provided some examples of how I think L&D can learn from what their people are already learning socially (with social media) and how they might encourage and engage  others to do so too. This article first appeared on TrainingZone on 25th September 2011. This is the fourth and final instalment of my weekly articles curating key social learning resources for TrainingZone’s social learning month. 1. This week we start with a posting by Mark Britz, Nature finds a way. “A simple truth revealed – people will connect, people will share, people will collaborate.
  • LEARNADOODLEDASTIC  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2007
    [Providers] Making Sense of Learning
    Terry Mayes and Sara de Freitas (2004) offer the following definition “ Theories of learning provide empirically-based accounts of the variables which influence the learning process, and provide explanations of the ways in which that influence occurs ” What is apparent from reading the literature is that people can learn in a variety of different ways and are influenced by a number of factors. Theories of Learning Precisely because learning is not a universally fixed or agreed concept, learning has been defined in many different ways. So what are you doing when you are learning?
  • LEARNADOODLEDASTIC  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2008
    [Providers] Higher Education, Work based learning and Web 2.0
    For higher education (in consultation with employer organizations and the employee) the newer understanding 3 brings with it the role of providing academic rigor by way of i) defining appropriate learning outcomes, ii) effective teaching and learning strategies and iii) valid and reliable assessment. After reading David Gray’s (2001) [i] “A Briefing on Work Based Learning” this document picks up on the main points that characterize work based learning (WBL) and briefly explores their relationship with higher education and web 2.0 technology. Gray (2001) 1 WBL and Web 2.0 Web 2.0
  • GRAM CONSULTING  |  MONDAY, MAY 31, 2010
    [Providers] Leadership Development in a Learning 2.0 World
    are a natural fit for the learning needs of managers and leaders and provide the learning function with an opportunity for real innovation in leadership development practices. This session will provide an overview of the key concepts, strategies and tools to help transform leadership development practices for the emerging learning 2.0 Last week  I presented a session titled Leadership Development in a Learning 2.0 World at the CSTD 2010 National Symposium. Here is the description of the session from the conference program: Leadership Development in a Learning 2.0 World. world.
  • EXPERIENCING ELEARNING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2009
    [Providers] Filtered RSS Feed
    Partly due to a request from Tony Karrer for eLearning Learning and partly because others have asked in the past, I did a little research on how to filter an RSS feed so I can provide a feed without the daily bookmarks posts. If you’re interested in that, here’s the RSS feed without bookmarks and the link for subscribing via email. In the past, I’ve tried using PostRank for a similar purpose, but that didn’t quite do what I wanted. There’s value in what PostRank does, but it wasn’t quite the right tool for this. It was quick and easy (and free).
<< 1 2 ... 104 105 106 107 108 ... 153 154 >>