Fitness Training Supports Improved Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults

Will at Work Learning

A 2003 meta-analysis found that fitness training was likely to improve cognitive functioning in older adults. I'm reprising this because it is one of Psychological Science's most cited articles as recently as September 1, 2016. 2003).

Resources for Finding Out How Long it Takes to Develop eLearning

Kapp Notes

Several people have attempted to answer that question in 2003 I gathered data and information about the times it takes to develop instruction and then my colleague Robyn Defelice and I explored the idea in 2009. so we wrote a follow up article, Reducing the Time to Develop One Hour of Instruction where Robyn and I looked at several reasons why it take so long and suggested some ideas to reduce that time.

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Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

I would like to thank Andrea May and Laura Payette for discussions while writing this article. There’s a new buzzword in town, and it’s name is microlearning.

An Introduction to Population Health: Part 1

Web Courseworks

Population health first came to being in 2003, however, it was more of a medical term rather than an emerging trend in the medical field. HealthIT has an article that discusses the implementation of Population Health analytics in more detail.

Writing & Grammar: Comparisons and Pronouns. The Results

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Hint: a past article on our blog might give some insight.]. About the Author: Jennie Ruby is a veteran IconLogic trainer and author with titles such as "Editing with Word 2003 and Acrobat 7" and " Editing with MS Word 2007 " to her credit. by Jennie Ruby. Results are in for last week's question about the meaning of this sentence: My boyfriend loves soccer more than me. The choices were A and B: My boyfriend loves soccer more than I do.

Training: The Value of Assessments

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I have read a couple of articles--and one book--saying that we will need to start proving that our training is effective by providing after-the-class assessment. About the Author: Jennie Ruby is a veteran IconLogic trainer and author with titles such as "Editing with Word 2003 and Acrobat 7" and " Editing with MS Word 2007 " to her credit. by Jennie Ruby. Very few readers commented on my recent question about course assessments.

Research Reviews of the Spacing Effect.

Will at Work Learning

Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, Article ID 203. 2003). I've been following the spacing effect for over a decade, writing a research-to-practice report in 2006 , and recommending the spacing effects to my clients and in the guise of subscription learning (threaded microlearning). One of the fascinating things is that researchers continue to be fascinated with the spacing effect producing about 10 new studies every year and many research reviews.

Mentor, Coach, Advocate: Why Leaders Spending Time with Their Employees Pays Off


In a 2016 article, Kobe Bryant is quoted as saying: “Even though he has a pretty large business to run, he still finds time to mentor me…” Bryant left Adidas in 2003 to sign with Nike and has stayed with the brand ever since.

Writing and Grammar: List Lovers Unite!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby    After reading AJ's  Tips for Better Data Representation article , fellow Skills and Drills reader  Nancy Elliott  sent the following question/comment: " Edward Tufte  may think that the correct number of items that belong in a list is  zero , but does Jennie Ruby agree? Here is the same email message recast as a list: I enjoyed your article, which I reviewed for publication.

A new recipe for learner engagement (and how to bake it)

Learning Wire

This article offers a new learner engagement recipe to boost learner engagement in your corporate learning environment. The authors of this article are Jan Rijken (director of the CLI) and Anja Emonds (business learning consultant). 2003).

Writing & Grammar: Make a List. And Check It Twice

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I incorrectly used an apostrophe in the word expression's in the first sentence of my article about apostrophes! About the Author: Jennie Ruby is a veteran IconLogic trainer and author with titles such as "Editing with Word 2003 and Acrobat 7" and " Editing with MS Word 2007 " to her credit. This week I am reading The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande. It confirms an important part of what I teach in my proofreading and editing classes: Use a checklist.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: David Byrne and PowerPoint

Learning Visions

Friday, April 06, 2007 David Byrne and PowerPoint Remember back in 2003, when David Byrne published a book (described by AP Technology Writer Rachel Konrad as a " coffee table book for nerds ") called E.E.E.I. In a March 13, 2005 article in The Toronto Star The Art of PowerPoint: David Byrne (Yes, that David Byrne) Defends a Reviled Software , "Byrne suggests that the medium itself is not the sole factor behind ill-fated attempts at over-simplifying complex information."

Learners' Often Use Poor Learning Strategies -- From a Research Review

Will at Work Learning

I just read the following research article, and found a great mini-review of some essential research. Experiment-Specific Findings: The article shows that simulations—the kind that ask learners to navigate through the simulation on their own—are more beneficial when learners are supported in their simulation playing. The research article is available by clicking here. Hagemans, M. van der Meij, H., & & de Jong, T. 2013).

Learning Benefits of Questions -- Research-to-Practice Report Reissued

Will at Work Learning

First published back in 2003, and partially funded by Questionmark (to whom I am still grateful), the Learning Benefits of Questions was inspired by fundamental learning research, provided a practical perspective, and even provided a diagnostic to help readers determine how well they understood questions for learning. You can also see our other papers, articles, and job aids at the Work-Learning Research catalog.

Writing & Grammar Workshop: Converting Empty Phrases to Gold

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Strangely, these wordy phrases tend to pop up in the first sentence of an article or training document, right where you need to be grabbing the reader's attention and holding it.   I think this occurs because as writers, we are just warming up to our topic and have not figured out, as of yet, why our topic is important , how it relates to the reader's needs, or exactly what our article is concerning. by Jennie Ruby.

Relationships, IBM’s Secret to Building Strong Female Leaders

CLO Magazine

Since its inception in 2003, BRI’s overall objective is to encourage women to reflect on their personal and professional goals and to take tangible action to drive their careers forward. It’s also an informal space to share photos, interesting articles, links to videos, etc.

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SMEs Are Not Instructional Designers

Association eLearning

As Jane Bozarth points out in her article , your SME already has a full-time job. Pam also served her time on the other end of the classroom, having taught K-12 and at the university level prior to joining Digitec in 2003.

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Since then she has authored over 35 independent reports and hundreds of articles sharing benchmarks and effective practices to drive L&D performance which are referenced around the globe. ABOUT LAURA OVERTON (MD, Towards Maturity).

Learning is an emotional process

Learning Wire

In other words, Feeling > Thought > Action (Darling-Hammond 2003). This article is written by Sophie Legrandois, Lawrence Myers & Yannick Cordemy. Cet article Learning is an emotional process est apparu en premier sur Learning Wire.

Nailed! How managers develop proficiency

Jay Cross

Too bad the article appeared ten years ago and didn’t make waves. 4, Winter 2003) . Informal Learning and the Transfer of Learning: How Managers Develop Proficiency.

Writing & Grammar: More on Checklists

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Last week I wrote an article about checklists. About the Author: Jennie Ruby is a veteran IconLogic trainer and author with titles such as "Editing with Word 2003 and Acrobat 7" and " Editing with MS Word 2007 " to her credit. by Jennie Ruby. As I finish reading The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande , I have learned that in fields where the individual expert is seen as the key to success, resistance to the idea of using a checklist is rampant.

Writing & Grammar: Should I Put a Comma after But?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  Here is a challenge: Find all the sentences in this article that have a conjunction followed by a complete sentence but no comma after the conjunction.      About the Author:   Jennie Ruby is a veteran IconLogic trainer and author with titles such as "Editing with Word 2003 and Acrobat 7" and " Editing with MS Word 2007 " to her credit.

What will be the biggest L&D Extinction Event of 2014?

Spicy Learning

We’ve received plenty of responses so far, and we’ll be publishing a full article in Inside Learning Technologies and Skills magazine for the Learning Technologies Show on 29th – 30th January. Because of a Support Lifecycle policy introduced in 2002 (and also because they desperately want to push people onto Windows 7 and 8), Microsoft are ending support for Windows XP and Office 2003, including Internet Explorer 8, after April 8, 2014.

Hidden costs of an LMS: What to expect


The point of this article is to shed some light over a few extra expenses that can come along that official price. It’s hard these days to work with Internet Explorer 8 or even with the 2003 Microsoft package.

3 Must-Read Neuroscience Books


So it’s no wonder that at the offices of eLearning Mind, you’ll find the members of our team reading articles, discussing neuroscience theory, and of course, with our noses stuck in the best books of our time.

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Writing & Grammar: Nauseated by Nauseous

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I followed that view until today, when I did the research for this article! In 2003, The Chicago Manual of Style (15 th edition) said that even though the use of nauseous to mean you feel sick may no longer be an error, it is still bad usage. by Jennie Ruby. Just as software experts have to keep up to date with the latest versions of software, professional writers and editors have to keep up with the latest versions of English.


This CEO Teaches Leadership by Using an Uncommon Word


In 2003, as Casey Crawford put on his Super Bowl championship ring, deep down he knew he had suited up for the last time. A version of this article originally appeared on During his three-year NFL stint, he’d been hard at work during his offseasons learning everything he could about real estate. So the decision to “retire” from the NFL wasn’t a hard one. Fast forward to 2017–Crawford is now the CEO of Movement Mortgage, which ranks at No.

2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

I had done some work in this area in 2003 and wanted to see if any information had changed. So, I teamed with alumni Robyn Defelice at Dishing Design and updated the article for ASTD. The ASTD Big question this month is an annual question: What did you learn about learning in 2009? So one of the tasks I will do to answer this question is to see what posts were the Best of 2009 from several different sources. First from eLearning Learning , Here are my top posts.

A Learning Paradigm Shift: Cybergogy

Janet Clarey

I was doing some research for an article and ran across a new (to me) term: cybergogy. The cybergogy literature references date back to 2003 and it seems most of the conversation has been in the higher ed area vs. corporate ed.

Why Blended Learning Is Really Just Blended Training


In 2003, the American Society for Training and Development identified blended learning as one of its Top 10 trends to emerge in the knowledge-delivery industry. For more Daily Mindflash articles on Learning and Development, click here.

An Amplification of the power of Game-Based Learning in the Corporate World

Mark Oehlert

I read Julie Brink's recent article on Game-based Learning for the Corporate World , and I just wanted to add to what I think Julie was trying to do - which is promote game0based learning as a viable and powerful option. I'm perfectly in line with what I think the goal of this article The article however falls into some predictable traps that even supporters trigger and that actually end up weakening the very case they seek to make. .

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Yet dot-com mania’s article of faith was that the technologies of the Internet essentially made human beings irrelevant. So the worker checks Google or SlashDot or other resources on the web to see who’s got books or articles or blogs or case studies on her topic.

How Long Does It Take to Develop One Hour of E-Learning-Updated for 2009

Kapp Notes

Here are survey results from The eLearning Guild The e-learning Development Time Ratio Survey And here is my attempt at a measurement from 2003. And now, I have partnered with Robyn DeFelice of DishingDesign and we have updated the article for 2009.