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The Daily BSchlenker - Guest Michael Sheyahshe Shows us Unreal

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Surprise! eLearnDev is back. sort of. Does anyone even blogger any more? Well, for a good laugh I'm going to click the publish button and see how many RSS readers are still connected. But I'm also posting this here to promote my new (almost) daily live streaming conversations for corporate training professionals. Tomorrow at 3pm PST I'll be talking with Michael Sheyahshe about using the Unreal gaming engine to create eLearning experiences.

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Your Digital Content Needs to be 5-able

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The 5-ables of Digital Training Content Join me on crowdcast this morning for a conversation about content. All content in the 21st century is 5-able. Come hear about what that means. powered by Crowdcast. 5-able 5able eLearning2.0 halfTilT Learning2.0 TheLearnTrain Web2.0

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Brent Schlenker Says Good Bye to Litmos!

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The Big Idea Today Litmos is announcing that I am no longer working as their Chief Learning Strategist. We still plan to work together in the future, but currently have no specific plans to announce. A Quick Look Back. I remember meeting the Litmos founders via twitter back when they launched. And seeing them exhibit for the first time while I was Program Director for DevLearn was a

TLDCast - Stella Lee Talks About Aging Workforce

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Special Guest Stella Lee Talks About Issues Facing Learning and Development Professionals I'm really looking forward to today's #TLDCast with Stella Lee. She is going to help us answer these big questions: How do we support the aging workforce? How do they prefer to learn? How can we leverage data to improve learning and performance support? Is big data the answer? What is the role of the L&D department for employees in preparing the future of learning (e.g.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

My Advice for New Bloggers - Don't do it!

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Nick Leffler shared a tweet of mine in his blog post Community Advice for New Bloggers. It's a great post. And I say that because it got me thinking. Not many posts that I read, or write for that matter, do that any more. In fact I reflected so deeply on the post that I felt moved to blog here again. I haven't posted here in a while and the few posts that I have done have been few and far

HangChat: Google Hangout on Air During a Twitter Chat

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Twitter chats have become very popular. But popularity comes at a price. Besides the large number of tweets streaming by, you end up with spammers spamming the hashtag and other unnecessary noise. In the early days, with fewer participants it was easier to engage in quick multi-tweet conversations to dig deeper, or gain clarity, around someone''s point being made. In my experience lately the. lrnchat social media twitter twitterchat

Remembering Jay Cross and Informal Learning

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We lost an great leader in the Learning and Development community this weekend. His presence will be missed. But his impact will forever be felt by an industry struggling to see the future that appeared so clearly to him. I will miss Jay's casual, yet driven, approach to spreading the word about informal learning.and that smile. Oh, and those shirts. They were the perfect informal

Mobile Learning - No Pedagogy Required!

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I''ve published a few blog posts at over the last 3 months. Most of the conversations around those posts occur in other places other than the blog, like Twitter, or Google+, or LinkedIn, etc. I started responding to someone in the comments today and realized it was getting very long and it would be better to share this thought as a blog post. The following is in response to my blog post The Two Paths to Mobile Learning : I love academic times.

Year Ends On A High – Air Freights Stay High, Ocean Rates Rise: Freight Rate Update W51

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Year Ends On A High – Air Freights Stay High, Ocean Rates Rise: Freight Rate Update Wk 51. By John Edmonds, Research & Marketing, Freightos. Against a background of IATA’s estimated 9.3% growth in world cargo volumes for 2017, air freight rates have been dramatically up this peak season. While some rates have eased recently, others are heating up.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

How Twitter Changed the eLearning Community with Conversations

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During the last #lrnchat session someone mentioned that was back. In the early days of #lrnchat I used tweetchat heavily to follow hashtag conversations. As I was thinking about it I began to remember other Twitter tools like the open source TwitterCamp we used at live events to display the twitter stream. And of course that led me to the very beginning. In the beginning You can find out more about the start of twitter by just Googling it.

Is Classic Storytelling a Good Model for Corporate Training?

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We''ve all seen the many blog posts on the benefits of storytelling and learning. But I wonder if it''s beneficial in a corporate business setting where workers just want the information they need, fast, so they can get back to work. Are today''s employees capable of sitting through a storytelling session? Should they be? The above thoughts were sparked by the following info graphic below.

Future thoughts: Grades, Degrees, Certifications, Certificates Become Meaningless

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The future of Higher Ed is in jeopardy for many reasons. But the single biggest reason is the declining value of their value proposition: The Degree. The future of Grading scales in all of education are in jeopardy. because they just don''t accurately measure true competency in a subject. How many adults do you know that took 2 to 4 years of a foreign language in school but can''t

Corporate Trainer as Knowledge Broker

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I've often referred to the corporate training professional as a Knowledge Broker. And not in the academic sense (Google it and you'll see what I mean), but in the framework of the corporate training profession. In all honesty, in the corporate setting that just seemed more closely aligned with what training professionals did on the job, and the value they provide to the business. corporate training instructional designer knowledge broker

Don't Pick Your Next LMS Until You Read This Guide!

With so many factors and people to consider, how do you make sure you pick the right LMS? It’s simple: This guide covers crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights, so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

21st Century Learning - Let's Leave 20th Century Education Behind!

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I''d like to restate something I''ve learned over the years living through and participating in the latest significant historical, world-changing event: The Internet. And you may find this to be obvious but here it goes. THE INTERNET CHANGES EVERYTHING! And if that statement seems a little vague then let me attempt to clarify it a little.

Weekly Review - August 25-29 - Blogs, Conference Season, and Tools

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2 Weeks of Blog Posts This week was interesting. I read another post about the death of the LMS and it inspired me to write "The LMS is Evolving.Not Dying!". And a conversation with a friend inspired Thursday''s post "To "e", or not to "e", that is the eLearning Question." And since I forgot to do a Weekly Review last week, I''ll mention that this blog celebrated 9 Years of posts on the 23rd

BS Talks About eLearning - Episode3 - Microlearning with Tom Spiglanin

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This is episode 3 of The Brent Schlenker Podcast. In this episode I chat with Tom Spiglanin, engineer turned training professional. Tom and I have been connected online for a long time, but only recently met face-to-face at DevLearn2014. We talked about microvideos, and microlearning, as well as answering a question about keeping up with rapidly changing content. After you listen to the. corporate eLearning microlearning podcast video

BS Talks About eLearning - Episode 2 - Job Hunting Tips

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This is episode 2 of The Brent Schlenker Podcast. In this episode I talk with Chiara Hughes of HeadFarmer recruiting. We covered a few topics: What is Head Farmer? How Chiara got into recruiting Your LinkedIn Profile Your Resume - Do you still need one? Mistakes to avoid on your resume and LinkedIn Profile -- In the spirit of learning out loud I''m posting this episode of the podcast. podcast

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

TLDCast - Open Forum - Host Brent Schlenker

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#TLDCast is going to be FANTASTIC this week! Get it on your calendar. Monday through Friday 8am PT - 11am EST - 4pm UK Don't forget to get registered for Monday's open forum conversation. These are my favorite. The serendipitous nature of community conversations is always surprising me. We will likely review the video challenge that I presented the community on VideoFriday last week.

VideoFriday on TLDCast - Back to Basics

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Today is #VideoFriday on #TLDCast. Brent Schlenker and Sam Rogers will be helping you get started with video production for eLearning. UPDATE: What a great show today. Thanks to everyone who joined us for sharing your questions, ideas, and expertise. powered by crowdcast

EdCast Presents the Future Learning 2020 Summit - Silicon Valley - August 23rd and 24th

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I'd like to personally invite you to attend EdCast's 3rd Annual Future Learning 2020 Summit taking place August 23-24 in Silicon Valley. Many of the most well-respected names in the corporate training, learning, and development will be there to discuss critical topics, including how machine learning, artificial intelligence, and augmented/virtual reality are transforming learning today.

Career Reflections: How Tom Peters Helped Me Re-Imagine My Career

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As I re-imagine my online presence for 2014 I''d like to reflect on my past and those who have influenced my career. My plan is to highlight at least one person each month that has influenced me in some way throughout my career journey. You may already know may not. I''ll kick off this little exercise with someone who isn''t in the eLearning industry, but who is a big fan of life long learning: Tom Peters. It was a keynote at first big learning event.

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

Serendipity and Reflection on Games and Learning

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Cruising the twitter streams this morning I noticed this tweet retweeted by +Koreen Pagano. All I can think to say is thank you, thank you, thank you. link] — Brenda Romero (@br) January 27, 2015 A quick click on the link brought me to an article in the webzine Gamasutra. Brenda is the winner of the Ambassadors Award as part of this years Game Developers Choice Awards.

My Weekly Review - eLearning Tools, Iterative Development, Pedagogy, and more

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I started the Week in Review posts on July 11th.yea.I''ve ve missed a few weeks.Sorry. Here is my review for this week August 4-8. eLearning Content Creation tools Okay, so they aren''t specifically tools just for eLearning. They are general content creation tools, but WOW! They are pretty darn cool! I suppose we have HTML5 to thank for giving browsers the ability to do this kind of content editing.

Affective Context and Adding Emotions to Learning

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This video covers a lot of ground in 10mins. The importance of context can never be over emphasized. I dare you to watch this and not agree.yet I''ll be you will go right back to creating training exactly the way you NOW know will fail your learners (apologies to Jay Cross for using that L-word ). Thanks to +Mark Oehlert for finding this on G+. Okay, so what did you think? Some of it you''ve heard before. Some, or all, of it may be completely new too you.

VIDEO: Bschlenker - Streaming with Periscope and Meerkat

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Live streaming apps on your phone have finally landed. And they are officially cool! Check out Meerkat and Periscope. And here''s my vlog on the topic

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Old School is History! Thanks to Hardcore History

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I FINALLY enjoyed the experience of my son understanding the powers of new media. After all the years of blogging and knowing that what the internet has become will change EVERYTHING about education, I finally had a real world experience that, while you might think insignificant, I thoroughly enjoyed. Sure I''ve fixed my cars by simply watching YouTube videos, and I''ve watched my kids attempt to find answers to homework using Google. And don''t get me started on Wolfram Alpha.

Twitter Conversation Types and Learning

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I''ve often wondered how much learning really occurs via twitter conversations and can the learning be measured. Twitter is fabulous for supporting your loosely joined networks. And many in the eLearning community list Twitter as one of their favorite "Learning Tools". But can we really say its Twitter that''s truly responsible for the learning, or is it the ongoing conversations and connections to content that matter more?

Weekly Review - Sept 15-19 - Apple, TED-Ed, LitmosAuthor, TwitterChats

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Apple, Apple, Joy, Joy. continues The big news this week is still the new Apple product announcements. I wrote a followup blog post about the impressive focus Apple puts on it''s events and perhaps we should put the same amount of effort into our training events. While event-based learning is still belittled by some, I am firm believer in the important of training events.even classroom. lrnchat calliduscloud corporate training elearning HRtech litmos

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If School was Like a Jam Session

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If only enterprising entrepreneurs would build an authoring tool that enabled the creation of real world work simulations. I started down that path in the mid ''90''s and got close with some pretty cool simulations for manufacturing and logistics activities, but my coding skills could only get me so far. What I ended up creating was the interactive 3D version of "click next learning". Don''t get me wrong, it was awesome! and effective!

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

Game Design and UX Design are about Learning

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I'm really looking forward to today's #TLDCast because I'll be hosting a book review of one of my favorite books: A Theory of Fun by Raph Koster. Whenever anyone asks me to recommend a book for newbies in the world of training and/or L&D, this is my #1 recommendation. Because Raph takes very complex neuroscience, cognitive psych, and other complex studies and applies them in a narrative of discovery. A journey into why some activities are fun and others are not.