Brain Drain: The "Perfect Storm" of Unfilled IT Jobs

Kapp Notes

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%.

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eLearning Weekly » Converting from SCORM 1.2 to SCORM 2004

eLearning Weekly

Trending Sources

How to speed up Knowledge Transfer  

Learning Wire

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).

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Beneath the facade.

Learning with e's

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

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

Tony Karrer

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

Kapp Notes

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?

Learning Visions

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

Kapp Notes

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

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

Obsidian Learning

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).

Dashe Named to Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

Social Learning

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

Will at Work Learning

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., &

eLearning Weekly » Learning Is Like Spaghetti Sauce

eLearning Weekly

A Conversation with Yury Uskov of iSpring

Kapp Notes

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.

Mark Oehlert

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

Integrated Learnings

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.

The Encyclopedia of Life - Wiki

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

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.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Flash: Embedding Video in the Experience

Learning Visions

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

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).

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Bloom's Revised Taxonomy: Cognitive processes and levels of knowledge matrix

Big Dog, Little Dog

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

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

eFront

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

Learning Wire

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

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).

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People versus Systems: Let’s acknowledge the difference

Connect Thinking

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.

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An Overview of HTML5

Integrated Learnings

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.

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CEO's Do NOT Successfully Transfer Their Skills to Other Companies!

Will at Work Learning

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

Learning Cafe

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

Spicy Learning

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

eLearning 24-7

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.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

Founded: 2007. 2004, AICC, xAPI. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. The Litmos LMS is a modern, pure cloud-based LMS designed for small and medium organizations with straightforward learning management technology needs.

Thank You for 25 Great Years!

Visual Lounge

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?