The Atlantic | April 2002 | The Medals of His Defeats

E-learning Uncovered

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.

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 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.

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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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Readings - History Of The Death Penalty | The Execution

E-learning Uncovered

In his 2002 book “The Death Penalty,” Stuart Banner observes, “TheSuch a case has become a kind of grisly Holy Grail among opponents of capital punishment.

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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.

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.

The Digital Workplace – are you ready?

Skillsoft

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.

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Informal Learning Blog » A Dutch 80/20

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

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.

3 Trends of Digital Education

LearnDash

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.

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Back to the future

E-Learning Provocateur

2, 1985-2002 – in the 1980’s, the museum began building Chuck’s 138-year-old design for a mechanical calculating machine, finally completing it in 2002. I’m both a science nerd and a history buff, so naturally I’m fascinated by the history of science.

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Definition: Metacognition

Kapp Notes

2002) Aplying cognitive strategies to instructional design. 2002, December). The short definition of Metacognition is "Thinking about Thinking." Here are some more definitions from a variety of sources.

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.

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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.

7 Deadly Myths of Microlearning

Learning Rebels

A 2002 study by the BBC indicated that 94% of people prefer learning modules that are under 10 minutes. Why are these particular microlearning myths deadly? As you all know, I’ve been around this microlearning block a time or two.

CFOs Say L&D is Critical to Career Success

CLO Magazine

The 2002 results from a similar Accountemps poll show a transformation in perspective likely driven by a number of factors including market changes, globalization and rapid technological innovation.

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Book Review: Love is the Killer App

Learning Visions

So Tim Sanders’ 2002 treasure, “ Love is the Killer App : How to Win Business and Influence Friends”, resonates with me in a big way. I like love and I bet you do too. In fact, I love love. It makes the world go ‘round and makes me feel good. Both the giving and the receiving parts.

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Six PowerPoint Add-Ins to Help Educators Create Sleek Slideshows

Raptivity

HTML5Point runs on any PowerPoint version for Windows later than 2002. As an educator, don’t you strive to create slideshows that can excite, engage, and educate your students in one go? But how many times has it happened that you built a presentation and thought that it needed to be improved?

Back to Basics: What is Instructional Design?

Obsidian Learning

While there are many models of instructional design, the most common stages of the process are described in the ADDIE model (see, for example, Gustafson & Branch, 2002). 2002). How many of these statements or questions have you heard?

Webinar Recap: Talent Generation: An Important and Unexpected Role for Associations

Blue Sky eLearn

We’ve had a fluctuating, uncertain economy since 2002. Did you miss the live webinar? Read the recap here! We are at the end of an era. This has influenced consumerism and membership. Rapidly changing technology. We have had more technology developed in the past 5-10 years than the 50 years before that. We are currently experiencing the largest shift in human capital in history. In comes the workforce crisis. It is global. It is the most prominent and ignored crisis of our time.

5 Tips How to Motivate Your Employees

Your Training Edge

billion USD in 2002 to 109 billion USD in 2017. A group of motivated employees will be the reason for success while the demotivated will take a company down. Of course, as an employee, it is difficult to stay motivated, focused and determined the kind of pressure which is built upon them.

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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.

Reflections for Labor Day, Inspired by Long-Time Efforts Channeling Brilliant Researchers

Work Learning

Today, as I’m preparing a conference proposal for next year’s ISPI conference , I found an early proposal I put together for the Great Valley chapter of ISPI to speak at one of their monthly meetings back in 2002.

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Is It (now) Ok To Be a ‘Spiky’ Leader?

Babblewire

Employee performance up 36% (Corporate Leadership Council, 2002). 2002). Productivity up by 38% (Harter and Schmidt, 2002). I have been in the Leadership and Culture game for many years now and unseen, over time, without realising it, I drifted away from the whole ‘well-rounded’ leadership development approach to one where a ‘play-to-your-strengths-and-recruit-for-the-rest’ approach has pretty much become the foundation of my playbook.

Benefits of Scenario-Based Learning

Experiencing eLearning

best acquired and more fully understood when situated within its context (Kindley, 2002). Why are scenarios effective for learning? They provide realistic context and emotional engagement. They can increase motivation and accelerate expertise.

Generation Mobile

Nick Leffler

I want to do everything on my phone that I’d otherwise have to do on a computer had this been 2002. I’ve been sitting on this idea for a while. First it sat in my idea pad for several months and now I’ve been writing random thoughts down for at least a month.

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Interview with an Expert: Beth Hayson, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Blue Sky eLearn

Since I began working at AAOMS in 2002. Beth Hayson has been working in education at associations for the past 20 years, with 14 of them being with AAOMS. Beth is the Associate Executive Director of Continuing Education, Meetings and Exhibitions at the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. She’s been working with AAOMS for the past 14 years and has spent 20 years working in education in some capacity at associations. How long have you been involved with eLearning?

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Snagit speaks German! Do you?

Visual Lounge

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.

More on Visual Learning

Marcia Conner

Dec 1, 2002 By Jay Cross In the 20th century, we confused reading words with Somehow I missed this fabulous article from Jay Cross when it was originally published several years ago in eLearning Magazine. See what I mean? The author makes a plea for visual aids to accompany the usual columns of text.

Measurement vs. Completion Achievements in Gamification

Kapp Notes

2002). This is an excerpt written by Lucas Blair from the book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction. Let’s contrast Measurement and Completion achievements, which describe two distinct conditions under which we reward players for their actions.

Gamification is Increasing Learner Engagement

Your Training Edge

Though, the term gamification was first coined in 2002, it has actually been there for around 40 years, with a number of organizations already applying the features in their work, taken from video games.

Implications for Online Learning - 2012 Canada Copyright Reform

E-Learning Acupuncture

Hot off the presses! Contact North , Ontario's Distance Education and Training Network, has published a very useful summary of the profound copyright changes in Canada that have occurred in 2012 (to date!)

Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Is there some historical background here that I'm missing, like computers in the UK didn't have speakers until 2002 so they never bothered? What's your take on using audio in eLearning? For or against?

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ADL xAPI Conformance Test Launches, SCORM Cloud and SCORM Engine are Conformant LRSs

Experience API

Personally, we have been involved in the learning standards community since 2002 and in that time have come to understand the true value eLearning specifications provide in ensuring interoperability. Recently, ADL (the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative) launched the xAPI Adopter Registry , which lists xAPI Adopters and Conformant LRSs.

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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.

U.S. on Track to Meet High School Grad Rate Goal

CLO Magazine

The number of dropout factories totaled 1,424 in 2011, down from 1,550 in 2010 and a high of 2,007 in 2002, the study found. The number declined by 583, or 29 percent, between 2002 and 2011. million fewer students attended dropout factories in 2011 than in 2002, according to the study. In 2011, 25 percent of African-American students attended a dropout factory compared to 46 percent in 2002 and 17 percent of Hispanic students down from a high of 39 percent in 2002.

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Kineo Product Knowledge E-Learning Webinar

Learning Visions

For example there have been over 60 new versions of the Blackberry since its launch in 2002, that’s one every 5 weeks. Kineo will be holding a free webinar on creating effective product knowledge e-learning on July 16th, 2009. Product knowledge training creates major challenge for organizations, including: Keeping content up to date: products change rapidly.

First Look and Opinion of Moodle 3.0

LearnDash

In case you were wondering, yes Moodle is still employing the 2002 block-style functionality. If you haven’t seen, Moodle recently pushed out a new version (3.0) in November 2015. According to the official release page: Moodle 3.0

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