The Atlantic | April 2002 | The Medals of His Defeats

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Books The Medals of His Defeats Our author takes the Great Man down a peg or two—and still finds that Churchill was a great man by Christopher Hitchens Find out more about the history of Atlantic Charter, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on

The Learning Circuits - Untitled Article

The Learning Circuits

(originally posted by Peter Isackson) Curiously, Clark and I don't seem to know for certain whether we "furiously" agree or not. This seems rather typical of the whole learning business. I tend to agree with Clark that we do agree! The problem is that at different times we are probably referring to different phenomena. My suggestions were very general, pointing towards the overall strategy for handling a variety of content, which I see as process (transforming input into output).


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The Learning Circuits - Untitled Article

The Learning Circuits

(originally posted by Clark Quinn) Well, I really want to reply to Peter, but right now I've got a bee up my bonnet, and I want to vent (how's that for mixing my metaphors?). I'll get to Peter's comments in a moment. In recent work, I've reliably been coming up against a requirement for a pre-test. And I can't for the life of me figure out why, they're not using the data to do anything but compare it to the post-test!

10 Ways Moodle is Used for Business

Lambda Solutions

When Moodle learning management system launched in 2002 for K-12 and Higher Education institutions, many did not foresee the popularity it would gain in the corporate world. Designed to help people learn in a private and collaborative environments online, organizations around the globe quickly came to realize the business applications of this open source learning management system. Moodle

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Agile Microlearning Explained

Bruning, 2001; Narciss & Huth, 2004; Shute, 2006), 7 Mayer & Moreno, 2002; Phye & Bender, 1989 8 Anderson et al., COGNITIVE SCIENCE BEHIND OTTOLEARN v1.1

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Success in Manufacturing

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 31, 2006 e-Learning Success in Manufacturing This article is kind of old (from 2002), but provides insight into the successes achieved by one manufacturing organization. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. It made me think of a proposed project we have with a major auto manufacturing firm.

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E-learning Uncovered

Stable – Since 2002, The Trend Letter has constantly been a reliable, go-to resourceSix intelligent reasons to subscribe to The Trend Letter Investment Newsletter.

Flash EOL is Coming in 2020 - BlueVolt Can Help


Flash was the predominant format used for developing online content for roughly the years between 2002 and 2012. What is Flash and why is it going away? Flash is a web technology owned by Adobe. It’s known for its capability to deliver highly interactive and richly visual content. Technology Training Adobe Flash EOL content

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Informal Learning Blog » A Dutch 80/20

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Benefits of Scenario-Based Learning

Experiencing eLearning

What are the benefits of scenario-based learning? Accelerated expertise, increased motivation, realistic decision-making and more. Here’s a selection of quotes on why scenarios are effective. Accelerated expertise.

Adobe Captivate: System Date Variables

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

    For this example, let's say that today's date is Sunday, November 17, 2002. For my computer, it displays November 17, 2002. But for my friend's computer, the same lesson displays Sunday November 17, 2002. My settings looked like this:   I changed my Long date to this:   and my Captivate lesson displayed the date as Sunday, November 17, 2002. by Lori Smith    Adobe Captivate has provided System Variables for years.

5 Bold But Practical, Elearning Trends For 2022

Spark Your Interest

One resource instructors’ could use to get ahead of the second of the elearning trends for 2002 is How To Use Proven Virtual Learning Activities To Boost Your Training. . #3 What are the elearning trends emerging for 2022?

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10 Ways To Use Moodle In Business

eLearning Industry

When Moodle launched in 2002 for K12 and Higher Education institutions, many did not foresee the popularity it would gain in the corporate world. Designed to help people learn in private and collaborative environments online, organizations around the globe quickly came to realize the business applications of this open source tool. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Animation as an Aid to Learning

Kapp Notes

Here is a quick summary of seven principles for animation indicated in a 2002 article by Richard E. March 2002) Animation as an aid to multimedia learning. Mayer and Roxana Moreno. In general, the two conclude that “animation can promote learner understanding when used in ways that are consistent with the cognitive theory of multimedia learning.”

Time flies – just like that we turned 20

Rustici Software

Sure, the fact that the things we decided to build back in 2002 are still relevant today is pretty amazing, but how we tackle 20 year old problems has changed over the years. A look back at where we were then and where we are now.

The Digital Workplace – are you ready?


By Emily Wiese As I sat with my kids recently watching Dreamworks 2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, I was reminded of the many complexities that juggernauts of change bring. In the movie, the transcontinental railway was an unstoppable force, revolutionizing a way of life; in our time, the digitalization of the workplace is a more understated change, yet with no less profound of an impact on

Daily Bookmarks 04/24/2009

Experiencing eLearning

According to a 2002 study , the “appeal of the overall visual design of a site, including layout, typography, font size, and color schemes,” is the number one factor we use to evaluate a website’s credibility. A List Apart: Articles: In Defense of Eye Candy. Why aesthetics are important to web design (and by extension, online learning)–we shouldn’t approach visual design as an add on, but a core part of the design. tags : usability , webdesign.

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Writing & Grammar: To Be or Not to Be?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Yale Grammatical Diversity Project gives us the boundaries:  Murray and Simon (2002) describe the rough boundaries as Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, Northern West Virginia, and Central Indiana. by Jennie Ruby  I received a really interesting question from a reader this week (I've made it anonymous): Question: I work for a company with multiple locations across the country.

4 aspects of the brain revealed by neuroimaging


Olivier Houdé, Bernard Mazoyer et Nathalie Tzourio-Mazoyer, Cerveau et psychologie , Puf, 2002. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) or neuroimaging is a technology that allows live and safe visualization of brain structure and activity. Its advent in the 1990s has led to significant advances in our knowledge of the brain, confirming or refuting certain hypotheses while opening up new avenues of research.

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7 Types of Training Programs That Should Now Be Converted to eLearning

SHIFT eLearning

According to IOMA (2002) companies save between 50% and 70% when they replace instructor-based training with e-learning. With the world going digital, you can no longer stick to traditional training programs that have to be delivered in classrooms and whose efficacy is dependent on the skills and personalities of the trainers. Your learners who may be scattered physically want more freedom to choose the training they want to take and the time and place where they want to take it.

From elementary school to university, learners don’t cheat for the same reasons


2002 ), having an adversarial relationship with one’s parents, and fearing unfavourable comparison with other students ( Bong, 2008 ). Most students have cheated at least once during their school career, a constant trend over time and happening worldwide.

Keeping It In The Family – Pam Easen Podcast Interview


Pam: In 2002, I was a self-employed nurse in Aberdeenshire. That was the 6th of February 2002. And then one morning in July 2002, after a night shift, I went straight to our new office in Banchory, Aberdeenshire. In the first of series of blogs about going into business with your nearest and dearest, Sophie Atkinson chats to Pamela Easen, Founder of H1 Healthcare, about the birth of her family organisation, and how her son Sam became her co-CEO.

3 Trends of Digital Education


million people (2002) to 6 million (2009). Digital content delivery is opening new possibilities in education. Traditional teaching was delivered in a “one size fits all” manner, which made it easy to leave learners behind. Today though, the technology-enabled solutions help create a custom experience. But how do you define digital education?

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Definition: Metacognition

Kapp Notes

Al (1988) and is a fundamental tool that enables learners to control their thinking and has been revealed as an important skill in the fields of Engineering (Case, Gunstone, &Lewis, 2001) and technology (Phelps, Ellis, &Hase, 2002) as well as instructional design and training (Clark, 1988, 202; Reingold, Rimor, & Kalay, 2008) Rarely do students become self-aware of metacognition, instead an instructor needs to point it out to the students as an important element in problem-solving.

12 Helpful Resources for Instructional Design


With the first edition published in 2002, this book from Ruth Colvin Clark and Richard E. 12 Helpful Resources for Instructional Design. Top books, blogs, videos, and more to excel as an instructional designer.

New Bloomberg Courses to Improve Leadership and Development


The well-known founder was the mayor of New York City from 2002 to 2013, and was a candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president of the United States.

Tottus joins the EduMe family


Starting life in Peru in 2002, the company was later acquired by one of South America’s largest retailers, Falabella, in 2005.

What Is A Learning Management System (LMS)? Less Than 100 Words

Roundtable Learning

Year Founded: 2002. Ready to learn more about learning management systems? Let’s dive into the capabilities of a typical learning management system. We will also review popular learning management systems on the market. Learning Management System Capabilities.

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5 Ways to Take Advantage of the 80/20 Rule for Education

Your Training Edge

Microsoft reported in 2002 that 80 percent of the crashes and errors in MS Office and Windows resulted from 20 percent of the bugs. Most of us are unaware of the universal rule that works silently behind our lives and governs it. Anyone who understands its wonders lives a happier life, accomplishing more in lesser time. It is seen at work in our daily lives, and known by various names; the 80/20 rule, the Pareto Principle, and the Pareto’s Law.

How to Use Pedagogical Agents in Your eLearning

Infopro Learning

In another study (Atkinson, 2002), a group of students learned to solve proportionality word problems with the help of an on-screen agent who spoke to them, giving a step-by-step explanation for the solution. Here are Two Sample Course Screens. Which sample do you find more effective? For most of us, it is easier to relate to the second example.

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Daily Bookmarks 07/01/2008

Experiencing eLearning

2002 summary of research on how diversity affects online learning, focusing especially on Hispanics. Online Tutoring e-Book 6 - Culture and Ethics - Facilitating Online Learning. Although this is written specifically for online tutors, much of the information and advice applies to online facilitators as well.

Are we taking into account the culture surrounding our students?

Kapp Notes

We know from a variety of research (Delpit, 1995; Gay, 2000; Nieto, 2004: Villegas & Lucas, 2002) that successful schools place their students' cultures at the center of their missions and curriculum. 2002). Historical periods are often named for the influence of technology on the period.

Learning Pool Scoop Gold for Exemplar Customer Service at the 2020 Stevie® Awards

Learning Pool

Since its inception in 2002, the Stevie Awards has existed as the world’s premier awards recognizing the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. .

Humour and Learning in 3 Questions


The latter, however, would be preferable to a teacher who uses humour in an exaggerated ( Ziv, 1988 ; Escallier, 2009 ) or negative ways, such as using sarcasm ( Ziv, 1988 ; Kassner, 2002: Humour in the Classroom), mockery, irony, or so-called malignant humour. What is humour?

About the e-coach Alison

e-Learning Academy

I first began my e-learning development in 2002 at a Pharma company, where we purchased a Learning Management System, Content Development Server and began creating e-learning courseware for Induction and product training. For visitors who don’t know me, I live in Sydney and have been consulting to organisations around Australia since April 2007.

20 eLearning Blogs You Simply Have to Bookmark

eLearning Brothers

The eLearning Guild’s publication, boasting over 1000 articles since 2002. In our own, considered, humble opinion, we have an awesome blog that every eLearning professional should read. But sometimes we like to see what our colleagues are doing, which means taking a look at the multitude of eLearning knowledge that exists all over the web. Here are a few blogs that you simply must bookmark and read on a consistent basis: 1. Cath Moore. link].

Top 3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing eLearning for Your Association

Association eLearning

In fact, according to a Department of Labor study focused on adult learners, “enrollment in courses delivered entirely online increased by nearly 250 percent in the three years from 2002 to 2005.” A major issue in the news lately is the “skills-gap” problem. A recent U.S. News article by Joyce Russell reported that despite a relatively high unemployment rate in the U.S., 80% of manufacturers are unable to find the right talent to fill open positions.

Serendipitous revisiting

Clark Quinn

I talked about learning games from about 2002 on, and finally it went from ‘emerging technologies’ to mainstream in the program track around 2008. In many ways, it can seem like we revisit the same old ideas again and again. I’ve ranged over design, social, games, mobile, strategy and more in many different ways. I try to write when there are new ideas, but many times the same themes are reviewed, albeit extended.

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Supporting CEU Institute clients in advancing their eLearning goals


When Michael Benner founded CEU Institute in 2002, he couldn’t have imagined the demand his specialized continuing education company would meet as it grew organically. “We

Snagit speaks German! Do you?

TechSmith Camtasia

This is the first release of the German Snagit 12, which follows the long tradition of having a translated windows version all the way back to 2002 when we released Snagit 6.1. Today is an exciting day for our German speaking customers. We are releasing Snagit 12 and Snagit for Mac 3 in German! How do you say screen-capture in German? Bildschirmaufnahme! And what about recording area? Aufnahmebereich! That’s pretty easy, am I right?