Brain Drain: The "Perfect Storm" of Unfilled IT Jobs
JANUARY 16, 2007
from 2005 (an all time high) 79 percent of IT workers work in IT-reliant companies (health care and financial services, industries enabled by IT but not focused on IT) From 2000 to 2004, the number of incoming US undergraduates planning to major in Computer Science dropped by 60%.
eLearning Weekly » Converting from SCORM 1.2 to SCORM 2004
MAY 3, 2007
How to speed up Knowledge Transfer
MARCH 29, 2017
billion a year by failing to share knowledge” ( Babcock , 2004). Due to the current pace of change, Knowledge Management (KM) and Knowledge Transfer (KT) have become essential for business organizations (Tyler et al 2007). 2004). 2007).
Beneath the facade.
Learning with e's
MAY 27, 2013
Evidence from a number of sources has indicated that our conceptions of knowledge are indeed changing and that new and emerging technologies have a key role in the process (Guy, 2004; Lankshear and Knobel, 2006; Kop, 2007; Kress, 2009). 2004) Guess who''s coming to dinner?
The e-learning fieldbook
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 13, 2007
My postman was only too pleased to offload Nick van Dam's The e-Learning Fieldbook (McGraw-Hill, 2004) from his bag, because in hardback format and at 330 pages, it weighs a ton. This book is far too heavy to take with me on my travels, so I skimmed through it sitting on the sofa, looking only occasionally to check the score in the England v India cricket match.
Hard Finding Good Developers / Designers
JANUARY 17, 2007
from 2005 (an all time high) 79 percent of IT workers work in IT-reliant companies (health care and financial services, industries enabled by IT but not focused on IT) From 2000 to 2004, the number of incoming US undergraduates planning to major in Computer Science dropped by 60%. I just saw a post by Karl Kapp that discusses the fact that there's a shortage of IT professionals. Some facts he cites: In September 2006, IT employment stood at 3,667,100 up 4.2%
Resources for the LMS Selection Process
OCTOBER 21, 2007
In late 2004 and early 2005, I did a series of articles for eLearn Magazine on the vendor selection process covering vendor selection writing the RFP and other elements of the process. Tony Karrer over at eLearning Technology has a great idea, he is gathering resources for a presention he giving by asking readers to contribute resources. The presentation is on Learning Management Systems and Tony feels the topic is a little boring so he wants inputs from readers.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?
NOVEMBER 2, 2007
Friday, November 02, 2007 Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID? in instructional design in 2004. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Clive Shepherd posted today about a dinner conversation he had with Cathy Moore.
Accidental Learning and the Power of Stories
MAY 23, 2007
In another study, students who pictured themselves voting for president in the 2004 election, from a third-person perspective, were more likely to actually go to the polls than those imagining themselves casting votes in the first person. So today I am all ready to write a blog entry based on an article," Why is Work Looking More Like a Video Game?" in the online version of the NY Times but then a link over on the side catches my attention. I click and am highly interested.
Six disciplines of breakthrough learning
Clive on Learning
MARCH 27, 2007
We are in the business of facilitating improved business results" (Fred Harburg, 2004). Now I don't know if the train journeys to London are getting slower or I'm reading faster, but I managed to get through The Six Disciplines of Breakthrough Learning by Wick, Pollock, Jefferson and Flanagan (Pfeiffer, 2006) in the time it took to travel 60 miles.
That’s not my style: Learning preferences and instructional design
MARCH 5, 2015
In a similar vein, Slack and Norwich (2007) state that a learning style describes how someone usually approaches learning. Some researchers have used Howard Gardner’s (1993, 2004) theory of multiple intelligences as a complement to the idea of “learning styles.” 2004).
Learners' Often Use Poor Learning Strategies -- From a Research Review
Will at Work Learning
JANUARY 29, 2014
2: Despite the importance of planning for learning, few students engage spontaneously in planning activities (Manlove & Lazonder, 2004). . 2004). 2007). If students do recognize deficits in their understanding, they have difficulty in expressing explicitly what they do not understand (Manlove & Lazonder, 2004). I just read the following research article, and found a great mini-review of some essential research. Hagemans, M. van der Meij, H., &
Dashe Named to Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies
SEPTEMBER 3, 2008
eLearning Weekly » Learning Is Like Spaghetti Sauce
JULY 27, 2007
A Conversation with Yury Uskov of iSpring
JANUARY 25, 2017
We released our first product in 2004. We kept upgrading the product, and by 2007 it had become the world’s best PowerPoint-to-Flash converter. The other day I had an opportunity to ask Yury Uskov of iSpring a few questions about his company and the future of eLearning.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.
JUNE 3, 2007
e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist | Main | Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins » June 03, 2007 Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.
Let Learners Sleep on It
APRIL 25, 2012
For example, researchers from the University of Haifa published a study in Nature Neuroscience in 2007 in which study participants who took a 90-minute nap after learning a task improved their ability to perform the task again later that day. Another example, published in Nature in 2004, suggests that sleep can enhance performance in creative problem solving. By Shelley A. Gable. As kids, many of us resisted bedtime. As adults, many of us wish we could get more sleep.
SMBs and Social Learning Technologies
APRIL 2, 2009
2007). 2007). Journal of Nursing Education 46 no12 562-7 D 2007. 2007). 2007). 2004). 2007). 2007). September 27, 2004). “ Retrieved April 24, 2007. 2007). 2007). 2007). 2007). British Journal of Educational Technology 38 no6 1027-55 N 2007. 2007). Summer 2007. 2007). Here are slides from the presentation I did yesterday. The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems.
The Encyclopedia of Life - Wiki
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
MAY 14, 2007
From the press release: WASHINGTON (May 9, 2007) - Many of the world's leading scientific institutions today announced the launch of the Encyclopedia of Life, an unprecedented global effort to document all 1.8 2004). The Encyclopedia of Life just crossed my desk and reminds me of how incredibly powerful the web has become as an information resource. The Press Release page has some great media elements and information on the project.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Flash: Embedding Video in the Experience
JUNE 15, 2006
The more robust codec (compared with mx 2004) has been used extensively in sites like ABC, NBC, and The New York Time to name a few. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.
The survival of higher education (1): Changing roles
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 7, 2014
I urged universities to develop new strategies that were based upon digital technologies to widen access, increase quality and generally subscribe to the idea that students need no longer attend traditional lectures to achieve quality learning outcomes (Wheeler, 2004). 2007). 2004).
Bloom's Revised Taxonomy: Cognitive processes and levels of knowledge matrix
Big Dog, Little Dog
JUNE 25, 2014
However, others have identified five contents or artifacts (Clark, Chopeta, 2004; Clark, Mayer, 2007): Facts - Specific and unique data or instance. Bloom''s Revised Taxonomy (Remember - Understand - Apply - Analyze - Evaluate - Create) not only improved the usability of it (using action words), but perhaps also made it more accurate. However, probably the best feature — the matrix — is often left unnoticed.
The survival of higher education (2): Changing times
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 8, 2014
It is literally the ‘ architecture of participation ’ (O''Reilly, 2004; Barsky and Purdon, 2006) and demands active engagement as a natural facet of its character (Kamel Boulos and Wheeler, 2007). 2004).
Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners
JANUARY 10, 2011
Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Pfeiffer; 1 edition (May 25, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 0787982997 eLearning by Design by William Horton.
The Real Truth about ROI – the Learning Performance Model
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Berings, Poell, & Simons, 2008; Eraut, 2007; Van der Heijden, Boon, Van der Klink & Meijs, 2009). Wilson and Frimpong (2004) found a strong correlation between employees’ job satisfaction and provided service quality to the customers.
A tale of two keynotes
Learning with e's
AUGUST 22, 2012
I urged universities to develop new strategies that were based upon digital technologies to widen access, increase quality of provision and generally subscribe to the idea that students need no longer attend traditional lectures to achieve quality learning outcomes (Wheeler, 2004).
People versus Systems: Let’s acknowledge the difference
JANUARY 14, 2012
A number of years ago I was impressed by the writing of Stephen Kemmis , in particular his 2004 article Five traditions in the study of practice. Kemmis was synthesising work by Jürgen Habermas (1987) Lifeworld and System. What I got from the article are the following concepts.
An Overview of HTML5
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
Between 2000 and 2004, growth of high bandwidth connections resulted in increased user demand for applications driven by technologies like Flash and AJAX. first started to emerge in 2004 and later it was labeled HTML5 in 2007. by Jonathan Shoaf. Apple's recent refusal to support Flash is the latest of many headaches web developers have had to endure as the web has matured but standards have been slow to respond.
CEO's Do NOT Successfully Transfer Their Skills to Other Companies!
Will at Work Learning
SEPTEMBER 30, 2012
Hardin III, The Transferability of CEO Skills, (Working Paper, 2007). 237, 237 (2004) (finding that “the appointment of outside successors [is] not significantly related to post-turnover performance changes in [their] regression analysis.”). In a recent, NY Time Article , GRETCHEN MORGENSON cited a paper (Executive Superstars, Peer Groups and Over-?Compensation Compensation –Cause, Effect and Solution) by Charles M. Elson and Craig K.
Employee engagement – the Australian dilemma: The role of coaching and and leadership styles
FEBRUARY 4, 2012
This poll is taken every two years and the previous bi-annual results were 2006, 82% disengaged and 2004, 80%. year compared to those with lower levels of engagement ( Towers-Perrin, 2007 ). 2007).
Do values matter? Saffron’s report card from Investors in People
MARCH 12, 2014
Messrs Shepherd and Taylor appeared to debate the oft-used, albeit over-used, statements back in 2007. Since 2004, Saffron’s accrediation by Investors in People has sought to evaluate, cross reference, and check that Hanif before, and now Noorie, really do value their people.
The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market
JANUARY 18, 2012
If it is the latter, and your system accepts SCORM 2004 only (which thus accepts 1.2 Heck, they are lucky if they have audio cards connected to their computers or even are using Windows 2007. . The data is in, the results are interesting and the competition is growing. What does it all mean? The RCAT (rapid content authoring tool) market continues to be healthy with nothing to slow it down – uh, except maybe one thing (more on that later). Early Signs for 2012.
Thank You for 25 Great Years!
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
The first release of Snagit came in 1991, Camtasia was released in 1999, Morae in 2004, Jing in 2007, Camtasia Relay and Camtasia for Mac in 2009, Snagit on Mac in 2010, and Coach’s Eye in 2011. Think back 25 years ago. It was 1987. What were you doing?
Your character strengths
JANUARY 26, 2013
2007). In general, the “Big 5 Happiness Strengths” those life satisfaction character strengths most correlated with well-being, in repeated studies are hope, zest, gratitude, curiosity, and love (Park, Peterson, & Seligman, 2004; Peterson et al., 2007; Shimai et al.,