The 8-second attention span; or, I'm fine if goldfish are more patient than millennials

Ontuitive

The report warned us that the average attention span has dropped from 12 to 8 seconds since about the year 2000, and is likely caused by the exponential increase in use of digital media.

Are simulations changing the role for Learning & Development

Your Training Edge

Business simulations change the learning and development in the following ways: It impacts employees in a more dynamic, effective and engaging way than conventional methods such as lecturing or reading. 2000). Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

LMS for School Executives Associations

Association eLearning

State associations around the country are scrambling to coordinate seminars and workshops to educate school executives on everything from leadership development to educator effectiveness. Share this on LinkedIn.

Interview with an Expert Series: Tracy King

Blue Sky eLearn

Paul liberal arts university back in 2000. An effective user experience is effortless – the navigation doesn’t get in the way of the learning. LinkedIn. Education is a lifelong passion for Tracy. Throughout her early career she was repeatedly asked to develop and deliver training – so she decided to pursue her masters and become an instructor. Fresh out of graduate school, she realized she was a subject expert but had a lot to learn about learning.

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MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

The paying students at the university received credit for the course, and about 2000 additional students participated for free but not for credit. For these programs, MOOCs have the potential to deliver the necessary training effectively and at huge cost savings.

Video Training for Learning & Solving Problems

Your Training Edge

I can say that it is the fastest moving trends and intends to give a configurable infrastructure that collaborates learning tools, materials, training and services into a single solution in order to develop and deliver educational or training content fast, effectively and also economically.

LMS for Marketing Associations

Association eLearning

Marketing professionals understand that they must continue to develop their skills and maintain competencies in several key areas to remain effective and competitive. Digitec Interactive, the developers of the powerful Knowledge Direct suite of software for rapid e-Learning, has been involved in association e-Learning since 2000, developing learning for organizations including The Direct Marketing Association , The Australian Direct Marketing Association , and others.

Starbucks Founder Says This is the Most Undervalued Characteristic of Leadership

Learnloft

Schultz ran the company from 1987 to 2000, navigating global expansion and growth while maintaining the core values and culture that made Starbucks such a special place to get a cup of coffee. Free Welder Leader Profile Assessment Through our work and research around what effective managers do differently, we have uncovered the best managers simultaneously use high levels of love and discipline. You can follow him on LinkedIn and Instagram.

Teaching Leadership to Gen Y

OpenSesame

28% of managerial positions in the United States are already held by Gen Ys, those born between 1980s – 2000, also known as Millennials (Bersin). They have had the tools—games, texting, email, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn—from an early age and for them, it’s second nature to connect across an entire organization. In my experience, Gen Y are not afraid to step up and take on responsibility. They possess a ‘can do attitude’ and are great team players.

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21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. If we're to believe the experts rather than the man-in the-street, the 21stCentury started on 1st January 2001 rather than on 1st January 2000.

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eLearning in Australia

eFront

I have been in the elearning and VET sector training world since 2000 when I was engaged by Southbank Institute of TAFE in their Engineering faculty. Content that is interactive, cost effective and future proofed.

Talented Learning: Greatest Hits of 2015

Talented Learning

8 LinkedIn Outfoxes Many with Lynda.com Acquisition. LinkedIn now sells learning content and certifications to 400 million captured users, generating tens of millions in revenue and it is disrupting the markets for workforce development, MOOCs and LMS software.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. We are able to more truly capture the learning experience, which gives e-Learning developers and L&D experts the feedback they need to know what works and what doesn’t, and to continue to upgrade and enhance online training content to be as effective as possible.

Questioning social media

Clive on Learning

After recreating my online social network ( largely based on blogs from early 2000) in Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Quora, G+ was a chore. It's hard enough as it is to keep up with Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Through their academic salaries, regular bloggers such as George Siemens and Stephen Downes are effectively paid to blog.

3 Reasons Why You Need To Get On Board With Video

KZO Innovations

From introductions to transitions, supplementing with video increases effects of all your communication efforts. Before starting OneMob, he spent 8 years at salesforce.com, where you built and grew the AppExchange from an idea to 2000 apps. Companies like Cisco, LinkedIn, ReMAX, Sacramento Kings and more use OneMob to engage with their customers in a more personal and effective way. We just loved this Salesforce.com blog post!

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How do you educate your clients about the most effective approaches to learning? The remedy is to look to how we use devices to make ourselves more effective. Learnnovators: You were involved in the design and development of an intelligently adaptive learning system as early as the year 2000. Use Twitter, Facebook, Skype, Plus, and LinkedIn. ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D.,

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Equally horrible, is that some companies are still using old versions of IE or an outdated computer system with Windows 2000 on it. That said, some big dogs have focused and thus created products geared towards the plus 1,000 or 5,000 employees that their solution does not offer the necessary features and capabilities to penetrate effectively into the market. Linkedin tied into Twitter is an example of APIs. Linkedin averages a new user per second.

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What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

” Foster collaborative learning: Thanks to Facebook (800 million users), LinkedIn (130 million) and Twitter (150 million), people can communicate with each other in real-time, all the time. Eyewear manufacturer and retailer Luxottica has an on-boarding portal to facilitate transparency and functionality to not only attract top talent, but to immerse them once hired, said Matt Austin, the company’s vice president of talent and organizational effectiveness.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

in Technology, Innovation and Education, where she studied how new media and emerging technologies can be used to effectively educate children. In a discussion with a LinkedIn connection, the topic of a quicker way to complete an effective performance analysis came up. Everybody knows about network effects: the value of a network increases exponentially with the addition of each new node.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

In the case of a well known LMS vendor for example, their system came up on Avant, but when I went to play a course, their course player screen failed to work effectively and the course window did not look as it should, in comparison to some of the other better known browsers. SCORM 2000 will work. These sites include Del.icio.us, StumbleUpon, Twitter, Facebook, various Linkedin Groups, Linkedin.