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  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009
    [Providers] Cell phones used to deliver course content
    " ) The 2,000-student university that offers 100 online classes lured students by offering the first course via cell phone free of charge if the student switched providers and bought the SmartBank smart phone. Search all the news inside eSchool News Visit our higher education technology website eCampus News Home Current Issue Resources Conferences Funding Partners Center Video SAFE Center More Top News Special Reports Best Practices Site of the Week eClassroom News Superintendents Center eSN.TV Also of Interest Open-source tool to boost STEM graduates High-tech cheating?
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009
    [Providers] Past the “No Significant Difference” | Virtual Canuck
    Home About Terry Anderson Virtual Canuck Teaching and Learning in a Net-Centric World Feed on Posts comments Past the “No Significant Difference&# July 6, 2009 by Terry Anderson The release last month by the US Dept of Education’s  Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies provides another salvo in the simplistic showdown between online and face to face learning. With that variable removed, I think the technological world provides learners with more experiences, tools, and opportunities to learn.
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2009
    [Providers] The Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age
    This “reframing&# of research builds on the intellectual work of others but fails to provide appropriate recognition as the message is shaped for a traditional audience I encourage you to read this report from the MacArthur foundation, published by MIT Press The Future of Learning Institutions in a Digital Age (.pdf). If you’ve followed this blog - and many others with a similar educational technology focus over the last seven years - you won’t find much new in it. And that’s the problem. like the report. could offer many other similar statements.
  • SPICY LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2009
    [Providers] Where does Santa Claus come from?
    NHS Walk-in centres provide treatment for minor injuries and illnesses seven days a week. I was relieved to finally be presented with some relevant questions based on useful topics and facts that are useful and which any newcomer can apply to life in the UK. Taking a step closer to British citizenship is an important event in my life. The process of applying for indefinite leave to remain involves taking the Life in the UK test which, if I pass, will supposedly show that I have the necessary grasp of the English language and understanding of UK life that one requires for citizenship.
  • RAPID ELEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2009
    [Providers] Engage Your Learners By Mimicking the Real World
    You could even bury links in the body of the emails to provide additional resources and information. People already use their computers for things like checking email, surfing the web, and sharing the latest news on Facebook. Since that’s the case, why not design a course structure that mimics how they already use their computers? I see a lot of elearning courses and I’d say that most of them are linear and almost exclusively focused on sharing information. Because sometimes it’s all you need, or all the customer wants. Or explore a fake Facebook page to collect information.
  • CLARK ALDRICH  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014
    [Providers] 10 More Simple But Effective Branching Story Techniques
    Clark Aldrich Designs works with both eLearning providers and end-clients. One technique is to ask short questions of the player that provide some insight into the subject matter, and where there is no judging of the answer as right or wrong. One light, fun technique is to then have the coach provide a bit of meta-commentary on the sim itself. Here''s the first one. " Or have a coach provide some context, such as starting the session with, "It''s great to talk to you, and thank you for your interest. We have uncovered best practices along the way. Got it. Go deeper.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 2014
    [Providers] High-Tech in Higher Ed
    These technological advances to online learning provide: Almost anytime, anywhere access to content. The overlap between corporate learning and higher education could get messy. Now that colleges have finally embraced online learning, there’s an interesting overlap happening between higher education and corporate learning. There are challenges, benefits and potential consequences to consider as the two partners compete. There are also questions to be answered: Do certain subjects lend themselves to classroom? Can you really teach soft skills online? Constant connectivity to others.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013
    [Providers] Spring 2013 Chief Learning Officer Symposium Wraps Up in Austin
    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. Jennings’ remarks concluded the three-day meeting hosted by Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas. Registration for this free virtual event is now open. Click here for more information. # # #. ABOUT MEDIATEC MediaTec Publishing Inc.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2009
    [Providers] Game-Based Learning Attracts Corporate Trainers - 2007 - ASTD
    Other corporate training organizations that provide game-based learning include Alcoa, which has developed a game to promote safety on loading docks. Site Map My ASTD Membership Store Home > Learning Circuits > 2007 > Game-Based Learning Attracts Corporate Trainers Game-Based Learning Attracts Corporate Trainers By Paul Harris Problem: Gaming technologies are capturing the imagination of training managers just as they always have the "Nintendo generation" now entering the workforce. Solution: Start with a basic understanding of how games are designed, and at what cost. He should know.
  • BAMBOO PROJECT  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2015
    [Providers] The Robot Takeover is Already Here. You Need These Skills to Survive
    The principles of effectual thinking provide a way for you have better control over a future that is inherently unpredictable. In career development, we talk a lot about "transferable skills." These are skills that are not occupation-specific, but that can be used in a variety of jobs--skills like writing, planning, managing your time, etc. The nature and quality of your transferable skills are key to creating a thriving career because they help you bridge occupations and industries, allowing you to move more easily into new opportunities or to create opportunities for yourself.
  • BUSINESS CASUAL  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2008
    [Providers] Anaheim Hills, Yorba Linda, Fires. Close for comfort.
    Provided that trend continues, I think firefighters will continue to make headway. I have to apologize in advance.    Yesterday I posted the first of a series about thirteen things to get you started on Twitter.    In yesterday's post I promised to follow up with Part 2 today.    Unfortunately, given the high winds and some fires around my area in North Orange County, California, I'm going to be a bit preoccupied with what's going on within 1 to 4 miles of where I live. In the meantime, I started to map the hotspots below.  Fairmont.) 
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013
    [Providers] Business+MOOCs: Tweetstream
    KathiEdwards RT @brandonwcarson : Dream: Siemens, Downes, Griffith provide a job aid on how to design a MOOC. Tweetstream for #QMOOC during February 27 Hangout on Business+MOOCs. JeffMerrell thanks all! great session #qmooc -10:36 AM Feb 27th, 2013. loistweet Thanks to the rockstars of MOOCdom #QMOOC -10:35 AM Feb 27th, 2013. easnipes_sci Science via MOOC? qMOOC -10:35 AM Feb 27th, 2013. ViplavBaxi #qmooc – thanks Jay! -10:35 AM Feb 27th, 2013. kwheeler Would love to hear more on types of MOOCs, e.g. Stephen’s last remarks posed more questions that need answers. billymeinke.
  • OPENSESAME  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
    [Providers] Back to School: Alcohol Education in College
    Cronce (2002), the most effective way to deal with the epidemic of college drinking includes multiple components, such as providing alcohol information, training in safe drinking habits, and giving feedback. Labor Day weekend is upon us, and that means school''s back in session for most colleges. While this may not be true for all new college freshman, going away to school is typically the first time teens get to experience a new level of freedom. Having recently finished my freshman year of college and therefore able to speak from experience, I know this freedom can be great.
  • ZAIDLEARN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009
    [Providers] Go Online! Go Mobile! Lost in Space!
    Interestingly, one of their mobile learning projects utilizes SMS to share content nuggets, start forum questions, and provide tips, motivation quotes, and exam/assignment submission schedules. THINKING! So, when you prepare your curriculum, learning environment, or course content, do you develop everything yourself (Me, Myself and I)? Or are you good at using whatever you can find ? Or perhaps you combine the best of both worlds to mash-up amazing learning experiences for your students. So, what is your secret recipe to constructing effective learning content and activities? Go Mobile!
  • G-CUBE BLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Providers] G-Cube Wins Deloitte Tech Fast 50 India Award Third Year in a Row
    For G-Cube in particular, with our focus on providing innovative solutions at cost-effective rates yielding great returns, our growth forecast continues to remain aggressive (40%+ year on year growth) for the current fiscal year. It gives me great pride to announce that G-Cube has won Deloitte’s Tech Fast 50 India award third year in a row. This award recognizes 50 fastest growing companies in revenue terms in a region. remember that same time last year; the general mood was that of caution as many economies were just emerging out of recession. Powered By DT Author Box. Blogger).
  • CORPORATE ELEARNING STRATEGIES AND DEVELOPMENT  |  MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2009
    [Providers] We don't NEED more teachers. We need more people TEACHING!
    Basically, I need access to their years of experience doing what I will hopefully be doing in the future. 5) Access to resources - I need books, magazines, professional organizations, research documents, and anything else published on my chosen topic of study. 6) Prove my competence - Others need to feel confident in my abilities and I need to provide them with something that proves my ability (my writings, recommendations from professors, projects, etc). I've been giving a lot of presentations lately and even have a couple keynotes lined up for this year.  Study groups are nothing new. 
  • 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.
  • DAVE'S WHITEBOARD  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
    [Providers] 21st-century skills: Downes’s OS for the mind
    By “core knowledge,&# he’s talking about a body or collection of things that provide the basics in a given field (e.g., Stephen Downes recently posted a detailed essay on “21st century skills,&# An Operating System for the Mind. He’s asking whether and why a common core of knowledge is necessary, and whether students ought to be tested on that core. Downes is thorough–copied into Word, the post comes to eight single-spaced pages. wanted to read it and follow what he’s saying, which explains this post. If things aren’t clear here, blame me. 
  • THE LEARNING GENERALIST  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2009
    [Providers] Career Growth in "Flat" Organisations
    In my opinion, flatness means the following things: Small teams/ units of upto 15 people each; Leaders that are obligated to spend at least 30 minutes (one-on-one) with each of their team mates; Leaders that are invested in growing their people - having a fair idea of each team mate's career plan is advisable; Shared leadership for large teams -- if you aren't able to spend time 1-o-1 with all your team mates, then find a group of people that can provide leadership and divide the responsibility amongst them. Many months back, I wrote an article about hierarchy. Goodbye Career Bands.
  • THE LEARNING GENERALIST  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2009
    [Providers] Empowering learners in an Induction Program
    So what I was trying to say in this blogpost was this -- how about an induction program that is colocated only to the extent of providing an orientation and setting context about the organisation? One of my latest challenges is to redesign our induction program for experienced hires across the globe. While I'm working on this problem, I've had a few thoughts that I'd like to share on this blog. So here are some of my thoughts about designing induction programs. The components of an induction program To me induction programs are about "making new hires comfortable" in an organisation.
  • THE LEARNING GENERALIST  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2009
    [Providers] Empowering learners in an Induction Program
    So what I was trying to say in this blogpost was this -- how about an induction program that is colocated only to the extent of providing an orientation and setting context about the organisation? One of my latest challenges is to redesign our induction program for experienced hires across the globe. While I'm working on this problem, I've had a few thoughts that I'd like to share on this blog. So here are some of my thoughts about designing induction programs. The components of an induction program To me induction programs are about "making new hires comfortable" in an organisation.
  • THE LEARNING GENERALIST  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2009
    [Providers] Career Growth in "Flat" Organisations
    In my opinion, flatness means the following things: Small teams/ units of upto 15 people each; Leaders that are obligated to spend at least 30 minutes (one-on-one) with each of their team mates; Leaders that are invested in growing their people - having a fair idea of each team mate's career plan is advisable; Shared leadership for large teams -- if you aren't able to spend time 1-o-1 with all your team mates, then find a group of people that can provide leadership and divide the responsibility amongst them. Many months back, I wrote an article about hierarchy. Goodbye Career Bands.
  • THE LEARNING GENERALIST  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2009
    [Providers] Free as in Freedom: The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Think Small (Iterations, Action Maps, Storyboards, and Mini-Modules)
    As a consequence, they're empowered to make a trade-off if they see that a certain screen is difficult to build or not feasible or just doesn't provide enough value. We explored the waterfall approach towards elearning development in a prior post of this series. As you will notice in the above representation of the model, the issues are: Too much time gets spent in upfront design and planning when all of this is quite likely to change. Customers get to see working elearning pretty late in the process - as a consequence we run the risk of an endless cycle of amendments. Rapid Elearning?
  • BLOOMFIRE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
    [Providers] Hospital Trainer Offers Killer Tips for Preventing Brain Drain (Interview)
    She provides IT training and clinical application support for the physicians at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, Mountain View Hospital, and Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center, focusing on meeting the needs of physicians and their support staff in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Molly McCauley Kelly is the Physician Support Coordinator for Hospital Corporation of America in Las Vegas, Nevada. She can be contacted via LinkedIn. Q. Some hospitals suffer from high turnover. How do you handle “brain drain?&#. We should start with generational. by Sharon L.
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2010
    [Providers] Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture
    Providing information that is timely, be it formal, informal or in fact social / community driven. Inside the organization, a dilemma now exists and is rapidly taking shape. Employees want to connect with one another. Reasons are plentiful, including but not limited to the following: Increasing job demands > less time to get it all done. Global workforce redistribution > 24 hour clock syndrome. Cross functional – cross pollination projects > less formal/hierarchical teams. Formal information overload > email & intranets are being ignored. Are there any risks?
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2009
    [Providers] Textra Games
    Participants mark a numbered space on their Bingo cards after providing correct answers to review questions related to a reading assignment. Ask the team to review the summary statements and add one more statement to provide more comprehensive coverage. Award a point for contestants who provided the correct answer. subject-matter expert provides answers to these questions. | Search thiagi.com Freebies Textra Games Textra Games Summaries of 30 Formats 1. Abstracts Basic idea. For three rounds, different teams read and analyze a research report and prepare an abstract.
  • BRAVE NEW ORG  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 2010
    [Providers] No Predictions, Just Some ‘Hopes’ for Learnerprise in 2010
    But only if they step up and a) understand the learnerprise concept and b) acknowledge that they can actually supplement the vision and thus the goals of the company by providing value that addresses the formal, informal and social needs. Previously I wrote about how Learning 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 thinking should align. then defined Learnerprise as: the use of emergent social software platforms as well as formal and informal competence exchange processes, between companies, partners and employees, to improve both productivity and business results. Federate the LMS.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2009
    [Providers] Informal, Social, Wirearchical Business
    These assets don’t appear on the balance sheet [yet], but more and more often they provide a corporation’s competitive edge. Our motto is that “six heads are better than one&# at the Internet Time Alliance , and I have the pleasure of working with and learning from a great collaborative team, spread across eight time zones. 1. Jon Husband’s working definition of Wirearchy is “ a dynamic two-way flow of power and authority, based on knowledge, trust, credibility and a focus on results, enabled by interconnected people and technology”. have called this Work 2.0 In Summary.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2010
    [Providers] High-Impact Learning Culture in Europe
    At one of my meetings I sat down with the head of talent acquisition for Danfoss , a $10Billion+ provider of air conditioning and other industrial products. I spent this week in Europe (nice Siberian snowstorm here), attending a client meeting in the UK and the Online Educa Berlin (OEB), the largest e-learning conference in the world. This conference, which has more than 1,000 attendees, brings together learning and academic professionals from businesses, educational institutions, and governments throughout Europe. By 2022 this average age will be 51.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2010
    [Providers] The consultant’s dilemma
    would ask my readers and past clients  for recommendations on any of these 5 points and also ask that if you think I’m providing a good service, please pass it on. The major downside of consulting is that when you are working you aren’t finding new work, and vice versa. As a consultant, you are only making money when you’re working. That means that all your vacations are unpaid. You may also have difficulty getting extended health benefits or a pension plan, but there are more options available today. Make sure you get some money up front. Sales drive everything.
  • 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.
  • CLARK ALDRICH  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2009
    [Providers] Using Serious Games and Simulations: A Quick and Dirty Guide
    Coaching: The individual attention helping each student overcome their individual weaknesses, answers specific questions, and leverage their individual strengths, as well as provide motivation. Certification: Proof and documentation that a level of competency has been reached (which also provides motivation). Further, a sim designer may also have to surface the activities that are done around the target actions in order to provide an accurate context. In This Post: Learn what simulations are and aren’t. Understanding where they fit in an organizations’ flow of skills.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2008
    [Providers] White Label Social Networking Solutions Chart, Part II
    The information in the chart below was compiled from information provided directly from companies in early August 2007. Can run to 20,000-400,000 members (custom programming is provided for larger sites, i.e. 1 million members and above). web site, or submitted design specifications, to provide a seamless look a. Provides ability to mirror brand. We will begin providing tailoring when we add more developers to our team over the next several weeks. Fully white label solution Dolphin provides 100% control over sites. Full instructions are provided.
  • CLARK ALDRICH  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010
    [Providers] Simulations, Distance Learning, and Social Networking will enable the One Thousand Dollar MBA
    But the continued rapid spread of technology, as well as the necessary value provided by the technology, makes this a necessary trade-off today that will increasingly be mitigated in the long run. Further, it will provide a new role model for all education. China and India and so many other countries are fully engaging the global economy from both the supply and demand side. As a result, innovative companies are breaking price barriers that were once thought impermeable. We have already seen the sub-1000 dollar computer. Then the sub-500. And now the sub-200. Why the 1K MBA?
  • GEORGE SIEMENS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2010
    [Providers] Education and the social web
    The latter point comes in the conclusion – usually not the best place to provide a new argument – when he states: Despite the current prominence of social–psychological and connectivist theories, it is easy to make the case that learning is just as much about division as it is about connection. Norm Friesen has a new article in First Monday on E ducation and the Social Web. The article addresses concerns about the growing reliance on “web 2.0″ ″ tools – driven by advertising – on education. He is equating learning in networks with advertising.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2009
    [Providers] Design Techniques and Ideals - The Art of Computer Game Design
    The computer is provided with immense resources that it usesstupidly. Providing artificialintelligence for the computer’s players can be difficult, but repeatinga process for many computer players takes little more than a simpleloop. Limited information provides a bonus: it can tickle theimagination of the player by suggesting without actually confirming.This only happens when the limitations on the information are artfullychosen. Nevertheless, such highly indirectplayer-to-player architectures provide many fascinating opportunitiesfor game design. REV.5.27.97
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013
    [Providers] What’s on the bookshelf at Internet Time Lab
    It provides a protective frame for my inquires. Last month I loaded books I refer to in my work into the shelves at Internet Time Lab (below). Books on art, cooking, travel, history, and esoteric subjects remain on the shelves in the Marrakech Room on the floor above. It’s easier to see the titles with the shelves turned on their side. Click for a larger image. Books? Printed books? So twentieth century. Every evening I was passing by a shelf of early instructional design books: Tom Gilbert, Bob Mager, and so on. Was this reinforcing behaviorist ideas I would rather forget?
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013
    [Providers] Signature HealthCare: Changing Long-Term Care
    provider of long-term care services in the Eastern and Southeastern United States, Signature’s organizational culture is founded on three pillars: learning, spirituality and intrapreneurship, or behaving like an entrepreneur while working in a large organization. We’d like to track them along their career path and provide opportunities for them to grow and develop when the timing is right for them.” Signature HealthCare worked with employees to develop their emotional and spiritual intelligence in order to improve quality of life for its residents.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2012
    [Providers] Housing a Love for Learning: Coldwell Banker’s David Birnbaum
    This scenario provided Birnbaum and his learning team with the perfect medium to add just-in-time training. The ultimate goal will be to provide performance support in the moment of need. David Birnbaum, Coldwell Banker’s vice president of learning, rediscovered his interest in education after years in research and development and has since transformed the company’s learning arm into a sales tool. Academically, something clicked when David J. Birnbaum went to high school. “I just decided that I had to study really, really hard,” he said. &rdquo
  • JAY CROSS'S INFORMAL LEARNING  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, 2009
    [Providers] Ten years after
    It’s not as if the monolithic TimeWarnerMicrosoftCisco Consortium is going to provide all the entertainment, training, phone calls, and news you’ll ever need. Furniture.com began providing operator assistance to customers buying by phone. Why should financiers have such power and talk the language of ownership just because they provided the money? The Information Era has arrived. The Machine Age is over. The rules have changed. The sky has fallen in. Human resources are more important than natural resources, brains more important than brawn. Clocks run faster.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2007
    [Providers] Buzz words for 2007
    iPod) e-Thugs: Online cyber bullies Lifecasting: Webcasting all your life's activities 24/7 iSlavery: Apple's attempts to lock iPhone users into one network provider Macolyte: Someone who worships at the altar of all things Apple Network promiscuity: Tendency by social networkers to spread their membership across FaceBook, MySpace, Bebo, etc. Running under the title of Schott's Alamanac , the Times newspaper today carries an article about all of the new buzz words that have supposedly been introduced in 2007 and suggests that these are the words that will define the year. shall we?
  • RAPID ELEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2009
    [Providers] Try These Tips for Great-Looking Charts
    When you add a chart to your course it’s possible that the chart provides way too much information and makes it confusing for the learner to know what to focus on. It seems that the last few weeks I’ve previewed a lot of courses that had charts or graphs. Most of the slides kind of looked like the chart below. You end up with a lot of information and not quite sure what to do with it. Today, we’ll look at three sure-fire ways to make your charts and data more memorable. The chart below tells me to look at the growth, but what growth am I to look at? Some more than others. Keep It Simple.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
    [Providers] Back to School: CLOs can learn a lot from academic institutions’ traditions
    Further, the informal learning component of this educational experience from my fellow 80 or so alumni and students from around the globe provides an added perspective that I bring back to my day job as a CLO. Becoming practitioner-students sets the tone for the work we do with our business clients and learning colleagues. “The test of first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed views in the mind at the same time and still maintain the ability to function.” ” Over the past couple of years I have often been reminded of author F.
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012
    [Providers] Blowout Quarter at LinkedIn: Now the Talent Acquisition Machine (+Slideshare)
    Other companies that have gone down this path include SHL , the global assessment provider. Another amazing quarter from LinkedIn: revenues of $188.5 Million, up 101%, with the "hiring solutions" business now driving $102.6 Million or 54% of company revenue. LinkedIn's revenues in the corporate recruiting market are now larger than Taleo, SuccessFactors, Kenexa, and nearly every other software company which sells recruiting solutions. Let me highlight some of the major changes taking place in LinkedIn's corporate recruiting business. BigData.
  • 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.
  • JANE HART  |  SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
    [Providers] My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-24
    RT @ TechCrunch : Blackboard Buyer Providence Equity Acquires Personalized Online Learning Platform From PrepMe [link] #. Tweet. RT @ sparkandco : Some interesting ideas for # RealWPLearn here: [link] #. RT @ fdomon : 19 Interesting Ways* to (possibly) use Google … – “Google Docs&# [link] #. Workshop: Insights into working smarter Wed 20 July 8.45 pm BST/3.45 pm Eastern [link] Tweet que… (cont) [link] #. G.Co: Google Has a New URL Shortener [link] @ mashable <only for Google products #. Big bonuses coming for Google Apps users, says InfoWorld [link] #. link] #.
  • 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?
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012
    [Providers] 5 Ways to Tell If Your Training Organization Needs More Training
    These quick 60-minute sessions are a great way to keep your pulse on what is going on within the training industry, and often provide some tips that can be used right away.  If nothing else, they are a great way to expose yourself to something you may not have exposure to within the organization. Are you someone who has ‘fallen into’ your role? In most fields, professionals have gone to school and been ‘prepared’ in some way for their role in the workplace.  An accountant, for instance, generally has some sort of degree or certification that relates to finance. ADD YOUR BIO TEXT HERE.
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2011
    [Providers] Why Many Sales ‘Gurus’ Aren’t Qualified to Train
    has provided guidance, expertise and coaching to companies such as Bayer, HP, Microsoft and Oracle. > More on e-learning on the Mindflash blog. > Sign up for a free 30-day trial of Mindflash. Without the right experience and methods, many sales trainers these days are more flash than substance. Before dropping obscene amounts of money (and wasting your sales reps’) time, pay attention to what’s behind a sales guru’s marketing tactics to make sure he or she isn’t just the latest flavor of the month. Republished with permission from Dave Stein.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2008
    [Providers] Learning technology teacher development blog: Online Video: For Language Development
    These websites dont just provide us with video content, but also the tools to help us make authentic video accessible to learners. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Learning technology teacher development blog. Tips, resources and teaching materials for EFL and ESL teachers. Tuesday, 16 December 2008. Online Video: For Language Development. There are now a number of online video sharing communities that are specifically designed to support the development of language and communication skills. Dotsub is a website that enables users to upload and add subtitles to their videos. at 01:02.
  • LEARNING AND WORKING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2010
    [Providers] Corporate Learning’s focus
    Q4) What training programs do we need to provide, at minimum,  for legal compliance purposes? Tweet Inspired by Jay Cross,  Amanda Fenton asks how her Corporate Learning department could better meet the needs of employees. think these are excellent questions and the answers form the basis of addressing how to integrate work and learning in the enterprise. Q1) Close to 80% of learning happens informally and 20% formally, yet we spend most of our time and money on the 20%. How could we better support this and shift our time and money? There are a few ways to address this imbalance.
  • MARK OEHLERT  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2009
    [Providers] To understand "e-books", maybe we need to think more about "books" and not "e"
    Darnton also lays out how an e-book could be architected to provide the reader with a variety of layers of writing and knowledge that could be drilled down into at will.  So I saw an exchange on Twitter between  @hybridkris  and  mrch0mp3rs   concerning closed versus open formats for eBooks. Robert Darnton ( 1 , 2 )was always one of my favorite historians, so I read with interest his 1999 piece in the NY Times Review of Books , " The New Age of the Book." In that essay, Darnton makes a case for what I think is still one of the most compelling uses for e-books; academic publishing.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013
    [Providers] New Release: Camtasia Relay 4.3 Adds Visual Graphs for Administrators
    Because of that, much of the development effort for our current release, Camtasia Relay 4.3, is aimed at  providing Camtasia Relay administrators tools to see what is happening on their Relay server. This  provides the ability to graphically see peak usage times and if recordings are queued up on the server.  In addition to server usage, the updated dashboard includes graphs showing average file sizes for each encoding type produced, as well as average encoding times for each profile on the system.  Can’t see the embedded video? Watch it on YouTube. Want more details?
  • LEARNING ON THE LEADING EDGE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2012
    [Providers] Have Traditional Human Resources Practices Become Out of Date?
    They are 100% customer focused, and the customers themselves provide the input on what to build, how to sell it, how to market it, and how to support it. In preparation for our IMPACT Annual Research Conference in April, I have been actively studying our research over the last year. What we have discovered (and I will be discussing this in detail in my keynote), is that today's business environment requires a complete rethink of many of the traditional practices of HR. Let me briefly explain. The Invention of Professional Management. Think about the term "Human Resources."
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
    [Providers] Turn and face the strain
    WEL provides a flexibility of pace and space that was previously unattainable. Below is an extract from a forthcoming chapter I'm publishing soon in a book edited by Manuela Repetto and Guglielmo Trentin, on Web Enhanced Learning. My chapter is all about change that is brought about by the introduction of new technologies in formal learning settings, and how it affects learning and teaching. It has the optimistic title of: Teacher resistance to new technologies: How barriers to Web Enhanced Learning can be overcome. tools and services will be presented. This is human nature.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
    [Providers] When worlds collide
    Two papers reporting on research into the implementation of personal learning environments using social media provide a little controversy for the special issue. In yesterday's post I gave the first part of a review of the latest issue of the journal Interactive Learning Environments , which is a special issue entitled: 'Towards eLearning 2.0 University'. There are 7 papers in the issue, each of which focus on social media that are being used to support and enhance learning in higher education. promised I would continue the review today, right here on this blog, so here goes.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2010
    [Providers] Open all OERs
    Jenny Glennie (South African Institute for Distance Education) presented a paper entitled 'Understanding OER in Higher Education' in which she outlined the basics of Openness and provided essential input into what OERs are for those who were new to the concept. Time to reflect on the Commonwealth of Learning (CoL) workshop on Open Educational Resources, which was held in Windhoek, Namibia this week. Many were representing the Quality Assurance Agencies of their home countries. It is all a matter of granularity, with Open Courseware the most contextualised.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 2009
    [Providers] Slugs and snails and 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.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2009
    [Providers] Subverting the system
    The Iranian situation shows that social media provide the world with an immediacy of news coverage that is unprecedented. The deepening crisis in Iran surrounding the violence and protests over recent election results has raised the profile of a number of social media tools, including blogs and Twitter. Foreign press photography and reporting inside the country has been banned, but still the images emerge, courtesy of brave souls with mobile phones and other devices capturing and then webcasting their footage for the world to see. If we don't, they will use them anyway.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2010
    [Providers] Very basic school
    mentioned to the deputy head teacher that we could provide them with some more trees, and even do a planting and watering ceremony for them complete with dancing and drums. This is a continuation of the story of my recent visit to the Gambia. The previous blog post was entitled Gambia Maybe Time. On day 3 we took our students to visit the Mandinari Lower Basic (primary) School , which is located out in the countryside along the banks of the river Gambia. The school was founded in 1964, a year before Gambia's independence. There was also no provision for those with special needs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ELEARNING 24-7  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
    [Providers] Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Mindflash.com Version – Product Review
    Part of course creation is to provide your course a name and a description. It provides the link which you can copy and send out.   I tested it, worked as shown. I love Halloween. It is one of my favorite times of the year. deck out the house with special effects, ghostly lights, the whole works. Signs that say, “warning&# , “stay back&# “not for the faint of heart&#.  Classic. However, I wouldn’t want that for my product. Scene: Jekyll’s Lab. Super. Can create a course in less than 30 minutes. Home page layout clearly defined and easy navigation.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014
    [Providers] February 2014: Creation Spaces
    Facebook provides more this-like-that instead of this-oh-that! (Or relevancy, interestingingness, and serendipity)   DAVID WEINBERGER   |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014. John Hagel tells us that “ Answers can be helpful but they only have a fixed value. And answers, no matter how good they are, tend to become obsolete at an accelerating rate.   As conditions evolve, those answers that only a little while ago seemed so compelling and helpful now begin to seem stale and worn.” These are prerequisites for Hagel’s creation spaces (and my own workscapes.). JOHN HAGEL.
  • JANE HART  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2010
    [Providers] Happy Christmas! Happy Holidays!
    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 2010 in Review Part 2: My 10 favourite resources in 2010 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging Happy Christmas! Happy Holidays! On December 24, 2010, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart Happy Christmas to those of you who celebrate it. Happy Holidays to others.  Receive updates from the North Pole here.
  • MINDFLASH  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
    [Providers] Bright Corporate Outlook for Employee Development Doesn’t Mean You Need a Bigger Budget
    Provide this list, and encourage people to use their local public libraries to get started. Chief Learning Officer magazine recently reported that its Business Intelligence Board (BIB) of learning leaders is more optimistic about the outlook for 2011 than they were in 2010. Sixty percent of learning executives report feeling more optimistic about employee development in 2011. This might not seem like a large number, but the data is showing that the trend is up. Be optimistic, but bootstrap. This is often true, but not always. Here are a few ideas about how you can do that: 1.
  • MINDFLASH  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Providers] How Training Can Help Overcome the Manufacturing Skills Gap
    One such partnership is the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ collaboration with  Tooling U — an online training program that provides curricula for everything from CNC machining to welding. The following article was written by Derek Singleton of SoftwareAdvice.com. The original can be seen here. Article republished with permission. Three Ways to Overcome the Manufacturing Skills Gap. recent Deloitte report estimated that as many as  600,000 jobs U.S. manufacturing jobs are unfilled. There’s a  skills mismatch in the manufacturing industry. With unemployment sitting at  8.3
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013
    [Providers] Screenchump to ScreenChamp Review 1: The CAD Zone
    We are hopefully providing advice that will allow everyone, especially the owner of the video, to go back and make better videos. One of the challenges of creating video is that it’s hard to judge your own work. You make something, fall in love with it, and then changing it becomes at best difficult. In order to help everyone make better videos, we set out on this idea: what if we loaned our expertise and reviewed our customers videos in the same way we would review our own videos? So here’s our first crack at doing this. Click here. Can’t see the video? Click here.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2009
    [Providers] Case Study: Converting an Existing Course to E-Learning - 2009 - ASTD
    Nevertheless, there are two benefits for which our experience can provide hard data or an anecdote: reduced training time and improved documentation. This should be helpful in providing similar estimates in your organization. Site Map My ASTD Membership Store Home > Learning Circuits > 2009 > Case Study: Converting an Existing Course to E-Learning Case Study: Converting an Existing Course to E-Learning By Bill Qualls Here’s a look at lessons learned from Caliber Data Training’s first endeavor in converting an existing ILT course to e-learning. hours to instruction, 3.25
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2008
    [Providers] Social Media & Learning: Pt 2 Microblogging services
    if you feel comfortable providing personal details, your followers. Providing a daily stream of. Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. Knowledge, Skills and Tools for the Learning 2.0 C4LPT Jane Hart keeps track of tools and technologies for. learning and performance support. JANE HART. WRITING & SPEAKING. CONSULTANCY. CONTACT INFO. GUEST MAP. C4LPT RE VIEWS. ADVERTISE. JANES PICK OF THE. LEARN TECH NEWS. TOOLS. TOOLS DIRECTORY. TOP 10 TOOLS LISTS. 100 TOOLS. TOOLSET 2009. 25 TOOLS. SOCIAL MEDIA & LEARNING. SOCIAL LEARNING. TWITTER DIRECTORY. LEARNING. There?s
  • 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.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2009
    [Providers] LMS Selection
    We provide tips, resources and products for designers and instructors working in online teaching and learning, with expertise in online course design, implementation, training, workshops and materials. One size does not fit all, and it really does take a lot of homework and even more trust to make the decision. Its a little like hiring a new employee. You know the responsibilities and tasks, youve listed the essential and desirable criteria, and youve had the interview to see if you really can work with this person. If one stands out from the pack then your choice is easy. we support.
  • 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
  • RAPID ELEARNING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009
    [Providers] These PowerPoint Experts Can Make You a Star
    Today, I’d like to share a little of what I learned from the PowerPoint community and provide some great resources and tools that will help you do a better job building your elearning courses. Sometimes we get so busy that we lose sight of the great resources available to us. It’s not until you pull your head up from your desk and look around that you realize what’s available. That’s why it’s important to be connected to other people who have similar interests or do similar work. You’ll learn from them and have access to all sorts of information. The Community Inspires New Ideas.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014
    [Providers] Personalizing Customer Support
    As a company that emphasizes customer care, PipelineDeals wanted to be sure they provided their customers with a fantastic level of support. Our top priority is providing customers with excellent service,” said David Baars, customer ambassador. “We do everything we can to make our customers as successful as possible, which includes using tools like Camtasia to create a library of support videos and personalized responses to customer questions.”. Providing personalized support. The response from customers has been extremely positive. About David. About PipelineDeals.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2009
    [Providers] Defining the ‘e’ in e-learning
    The learner is being asked to be part of collaborative and distributed social learning activities – requiring them to locate peers, embedded subject matter experts and others – to provide content and context. An e-Journal of Learning Innovation ISSN 1448-2673 Think piece: Defining the ‘e’ in e-learning In this think piece, Elliott Masie, who co-invented the term ‘e-learning’, argues the need to change the ‘e’s definition from ‘electronic’ to ‘excellent’. In doing so, he explores how both teachers and learners require new skill sets, roles and adaptations.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2009
    [Providers] Digital tribal identity
    Several authors have argued that digital technologies and electronic networks provide perhaps the best environment for the transmission of memes (Blackmore 1999; Adar, Zhang, Adamic & Lukose, 2004). Earlier this year I published an edited volume entitled 'Connected Minds, Emerging Cultures' which was a compendium of papers written by leading theorists and practitioners in the field of learning technology. Over the next few days I will present an abridged, bite size series of exerpts from one of my chapters which was entitled: 'Digital Tribes, Virtual Clans'. Zhang, L., Adamic, L.
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2009
    [Providers] Gamasutra - Features - "Natural Funativity"
    For dogs that are social creatures like us, this also provides a chance to establish dominance and to learn to live with their peers. | | | | By Noah Falstein [Authors Bio] Gamasutra November 10, 2004 Introduction The Natural Funativity Theory Applying Natural Funativity Printer Friendly Version Change Login/Pwd Post A Job Post A Project Post Resume Post An Event Post A Contractor Post A Product Write An Article Get In Art Gallery Submit News [Submit Letter] [View All.] Upcoming Events: Develop Conference Brighton, United Kingdom 07.14.09 CGAMES USA 09 Lousiville , United States 07.29.09
  • TONY KARRER DELICIOUS LINKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2009
    [Providers] The Eight Classic e-Learning publications? | Tony Bates
    provides a continuous stream of excellent, pragmatic publications on e-learning. The Eight Classic e-Learning publications? May 7, 2009 · Print This Article In another post I reported on a list of eight ‘classic’ publications on distance education, chosen by Shanghai TV University. This has prompted me to think about what might be eight ‘classic’ publications on e-learning, acknowledging that there is some overlap between at least online distance eduication and e-learning. Furthermore, the Internet allows us to open the process to everyone. and Turoff, M.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
    [Providers] Boring Internship? Not a chance at TechSmith!
    TechSmith is shaping the professional rockstars of the future by investing in students and providing opportunities for them to gain experience and exposure to great projects. Mistakes do happen, and often provide great learning experiences. TechSmith does not believe in making interns responsible for fetching coffee and copying documents–the company trusts interns with real tasks and asks them to participate in company meetings, tasks and projects, knowing the potential of the candidates they have discovered. Olga Hollingsworth. Where do you go to school? Ty Jones.
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2009
    [Providers] 10 Book Recommendations From Varied Fields
    This book is an excellent introduction to online user interface design, providing the background, thought processes and uses for just about every type of user interface element you can imagine. Apply this knowledge to your eLearning courses to provide a richer user experience. He seamlessly hopscotches back and forth between art forms to provide an extravagantly rich reading experience. She’s your home tutor, providing little self-check quizzes at the end of the chapters. Enjoy! 18 Rules of Community Engagement by Angela Connor. Sound familiar?
  • THE ELEARNING COACH  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2009
    [Providers] Writing Learning Objectives—Part 2
    Measurable learning objectives are very specific and provide a way for designers to determine if audience members can demonstrate what they have learned. Measurable Learning Objectives. Part 1 of this series covered how to write three-part learning objectives. Part 2 focuses on making your learning objectives measurable. Thus, the clever tape measure graphic to your left. What Is Measurable? Measurable learning objectives describe observable skills. They are quantifiable. You can write a test question or watch someone perform a measurable learning objective. Action Verbs Are Good.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
    [Providers] Meet the TechSmith German Sales Team
    recently caught up with our DACH team and asked them a few questions about the support they provide and also asked them to provide a personal bio. ?What definitely use Snagit the most, and I often publish to Screencast.com. I use Snagit most often to help explain to a customer where they can locate something on our website or to provide assistance with ordering our products. Did you know? The Inside Sales Department at TechSmith has a special team dedicated to the German speaking DACH (Deutschland, Austria & Switzerland) region. German and English. ?When Meet the team.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013
    [Providers] 10 Tech Events Worth Attending
    Provides best-in-class solutions to the largest and most complex problems in science, engineering, enterprise computing, and business analytics.  . Once a year, TechSmith hosts our very own *free* tech-focused summer conference called ScreencastCamp. Our tech event is taking place this weekend on August 2nd – 4th and welcomes screencasters and visual communication professionals wanting to network, learn, and collaborate on the art of screencasting. If you missed your chance to sign up for ScreencastCamp this year, or if you haven’t heard of it before, no worries. VidCon.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013
    [Providers] TCEA Convention and Digital Learning Day
    you must provide your.edu email address to be eligible). Next week several TechSmithies will be traveling to Austin, Texas where TechSmith is exhibiting at TCEA 2013 , a convention for tech-loving and tech-learning educators. The The convention brings together campus and district-level educators for a networking and learning experience that stimulates growth and innovation. Passionate teachers, campus and district leaders gather at this annual event to share the latest trends and best practices for creating engaging classrooms that excite today’s active and inspired learners. The Prize!
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012
    [Providers] TechSmith’s Design Outreach Program
    TechSmith would like to provide students with an opportunity to expand their design skills by participating in real-world brainstorming and design activities helping to solve the problems users face with TechSmith products. This post was co-written by Christina Melton and Chris Larson, User Experience Designers at TechSmith. What is it? Such skills are vital to any designer, regardless of their chosen career path. Also, the connections established during these activities will allow them to network with professional designers in the field. How it got started. The Design Studio activity.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2014
    [Providers] Using NuGet Part 2 – Creating.NET NuGet Packages
    Note: Depending on which NuGet server you are publishing to, you may need to provide more information to authenticate yourself with that server. Looking for a better way to reference external libraries? NuGet may be just what you’re looking for. This is Part 2 of 3 blog posts about NuGet. This series of blog posts will cover some basic information on what NuGet is as well as how you can create and consume your own.NET and native C++ NuGet packages. Part 1 – NuGet Basics. Part 2 – Creating.NET NuGet Packages (You’re already here!). Creating a.NET NuGet Package. It’s that easy.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013
    [Providers] ISTE 2013 Presenter Profile: Graham Johnson
    also use the Samson Go microphone which provides crisp audio and is nice and small if I need to take it on the road. We’re SO excited for ISTE 2013 ! The TechSmith Education team will be heading down to San Antonio this year for the Annual Conference and Exposition, and we’re eager to hang out with all of our presenter pals at our booth. The four day conference begins on June 23rd and ends on June 26th, focusing on advancing and improving education through the use of technology. Not surprisingly, the whole concept is something that we’re thrilled to be involved in.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013
    [Providers] ISTE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Rob Zdrojewski
    One of my favorite quotes is “to remain relevant, teachers need to provide kids with what Google cannot.” I think that really sums it up best! We’re SO excited for ISTE 2013 ! The TechSmith Academic Solutions team will be heading down to San Antonio this year for the Annual Conference and Exposition, and we’re eager to hang out with all of our presenter pals at our booth. The four day conference begins on June 23rd and ends on June 26th, focusing on advancing and improving education through the use of technology. Will we be seeing you there? Journal and the Hechinger Report.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
    [Providers] Why Support is Important at TechSmith
    We have always provided rich tutorial content and technical support free of cost to our customers. In the end, providing great support isn’t just good business practice. Alex Olthoff (Tech Support), Marissa Blaski (Customer Service), and Logan Schultz (TechSupport). recent customer blog post about the way we support our customers prompted this post about our motivation for helping customers at TechSmith. TechSmith has a culture of being customer focused. We take this seriously and it shows in the way we support our customers. Customer Contact Means Everything. Making a Difference.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
    [Providers] DevCorner: HighCharts – Effectively Visualizing Data
    Highcharts is loaded with functionality, providing charts of all types. Understandably so, the sample code provided by charting tools (not just Highcharts) highlights how to use the charting tool’s features, but often leave the task of getting your data into the right format for the developer. The graph service provides a contract of the data format it expects and is responsible for transforming that data into the collection of properties appropriate for Highcharts. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a well-designed chart or graph can speak volumes.
  • JANE HART  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011
    [Providers] Walk the Net
    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 The Shorty Awards Top 20 viral videos Walk the Net On January 7, 2011, in Tools , by Jane Hart A web walk takes you step by step towards understanding and mastery of a topic. There are three kinds of steps: exploration steps reflection steps and action steps. You can set a step as complete. Subscribe by email Adverts.
  • 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.
  • VISUAL LOUNGE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2012
    [Providers] Meet the TechSmith Academic Solutions Team!
    Kelly travels the globe to train and provide academic resources to our US and international education partners and their customers. Here at TechSmith we believe in the importance of listening to our customers and doing whatever we can to meet their needs.  One shining example of this is the recent addition of an Academic Solutions Team. The team is comprised of people from various departments who are focused on the education community and how we can help solve some of the challenges that educators face at all levels and in all types of institutions. Haley Carwile. Sam Curcuruto. Capri.
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