Rose & Smith Associates

eLearning Evangelist

We've started a formal consulting business, Rose & Smith Associates. We (my partner Alese Smith, and I) have been consulting with organizations on e-learning for a number of years. We thought it was time to formalize the pactice and formally take advantage of each others expertise. Alese helped pioneer the first national virtual high school, defining online community-building and national online standards.

Managing your RSS Feeds

Tony Karrer

2006" and "Trying Out - Nov. 2006". 2006". When I reach the end of the month (end of August in this case) associated with the folder, I delete all the blogs that haven't produced at least a couple Keep New articles over that time. Other suggestions There's an old adage among small business CEOs that you never hear - "I fired that person too early." Coming back from my vacation, I realized that I needed to go through a clean up exercise again on my RSS feeds.

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Why Wikis Are Conquering the Enterprise

Tony Karrer

Couple of thoughts from the article: adoption is coming mainly from project managers and department-level executives not senior management (and, of course, corporate learning was not mentioned) "In almost every big corporation, some group is already using a wiki," said Andrew McAfee, associate professor of technology and operations management at the Harvard Business School.

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Impact of a World of Loosely Connected Individual Relationships?

Tony Karrer

tools were forming a network of individual relationships, today I ran across a post by Dave Pollard - Social Networking in Business: An Update where he lists out a series of tools that create links between people much as I was discussing. As I stated yesterday, what's interesting about these links is that there is no community associated with them as there generally has been in the past for me. After posting yesterday eLearning Technology: Web 2.0

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Beyond iPoding

Kapp Notes

Drexel's University's LeBow College of Business has 150 online students all over the world enrolled in its MBA program. Erik Poole, associate director Online MBA Programs, explains. Could this be adaptive to the sounds of machinery or failing harddrives or any other sound that is important in a manufacturing or business process. Click on the link if you'd rather listen to the podcast of this post, Beyond iPoding , you can find it here.

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Intermediate Factors in Learning

Tony Karrer

are generally not that useful in telling what impact we are having on what matters to the business. The key to almost every engagement for me is understanding how human performance drives the business. Yes, the client hires me to improve business results which is always ultimately around Revenue or Cost. In home improvement retail, associates ability to tell customers where particular products are and getting them to the product is a big factor in customer satisfaction.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 12/05/06

Big Dog, Little Dog

Tom Wujec: Using images to think and innovate - Business Inovation Insider. Reading is more intimately associated with writing," he says. To demonstrate the power of using image visualization to convey ideas, Tom created visual representations of different sessions at the event. How The Internet Saved Literacy - Forbes.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/29/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

That's the upshot of a provocative study by Thomas Dee, an associate professor of economics at Swarthmore College and visiting scholar at Stanford University. The right way to view Writely and Google Spreadsheets, especially in the context of a larger business, isn't necessarily as a replacement for Word or Excel," says Matt Glotzbach, head of enterprise products at Google. Top 10 Best Presentations Ever - Know HR Blog.

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UofA teaches Web2.0 - GO CATS!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

in business. The Association for Computer Machinery has reported that the number of students choosing to study computer science has dropped by an average of 32 percent over the last 4 years. My alma mater, the University of Arizona to teach students to implement BitTorrent and Web2.0

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Breakthrough eLearning: The 70 / 30 Rule?

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Friday, May 26, 2006 The 70 / 30 Rule?

Breakthrough eLearning: The Three Rs: Rants, Raves, and Reflections

Breakthrough eLearning

The way you sell it is by understanding what the top business goals of the company are, what type of people are needed to get the job done, and how this translates to shareholder value.”

Breakthrough eLearning: Whats the Purpose of an LMS?

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Tuesday, February 07, 2006 Whats the Purpose of an LMS? The presenters were Josh Bersin of Bersin & Associates and Shelly Heiden of Plateau Systems. key performance improvements and business goals via online learning environments.

In praise of collaborative online assignments

Clive on Learning

Conventional online learning design focuses on self-study and self-pacing, with all the advantages and disadvantages with which these are associated. They can run into difficulties if a group member is sick, on holiday, too busy to contribute or just plain hard to get hold of.

Breakthrough eLearning: Getting Opt-in for Your eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Friday, August 25, 2006 Getting Opt-in for Your eLearning My colleagues Mike Grant and Jon-Anthony Lui led an interesting webinar session yesterday focused on improving adoption rates for participation in eLearning initiatives.

Recognition Separate from Rewards

CLO Magazine

Each year, WorldatWork [a global association for HR management professionals and business leaders] does a story on trends in employee recognition. Of those that have one, 95 percent of them have that recognition strategy aligned with their business strategy. Roy Saunderson.

How Learning Leaders Win Friends and Influence People

CLO Magazine

It’s one reason relationships are so important for business success. That’s politics, but relationships are no less important in business. You’re supporting and you’re working closely with the business. They’ve got to be in the business, know it, Hilton’s Kippen said.

Opioids and the American Workforce: Evidence Based Study

Your Training Edge

This is being done from the time frames 2006 through 2016. These aren’t just functions of the shocks in the business cycle either. Unfortunately, the United States has been affected by the opioid crisis in numerous ways.

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Serious Games Challenge Announces 2015 Winners

ATD Learning Technologies

The challenge prides itself on helping foster creativity and innovation in serious games since 2006 as part of NTSA's I/ITSEC Conference. SimTecT 2012 Serious Games Showcase was the inaugural international competition providing a business and student finalist to SGS&C 2012 at I/ITSEC.

Localization: Training and Development in Poland

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Business appointments start and end on time. A local Polish advocate will go far when establishing new business relationships. Try to identify a champion of your initiative within the company or someone closely associated and respected through corporate connections. Poles tend to be more soft-spoken than North Americans, and business attire is conservative professional. 2006). 

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Hiring Women in 1943. You Go, Girl!

Learning Visions

Its certainly good for a laugh on a busy morning. Given the female employee a definite day-long schedule of duties so that theyll keep busy without bothering the management for instructions every few minutes. Avoid "fun" animations and sounds associated with errors.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

A basic premise of the book is that gamers are on their way into the workplace and will be changing how we do business. There may also be some stigma associated with the stereotypes of gamers that scares girls off from playing as extensively.

Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Learning Algebra in a Game- Kapp Notes, November 19, 2006. World Bank: Serious Games and Urban Planning, October 30, 2006. Serious Games: Slideshow of examples from an event at Harvard Business School, December 13, 2007.

Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Learning Algebra in a Game- Kapp Notes, November 19, 2006. World Bank: Serious Games and Urban Planning, October 30, 2006. Serious Games: Slideshow of examples from an event at Harvard Business School, December 13, 2007.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Virtual Reality in eLearning: VR might evoke a bit of déjà vu in experienced eLearning observers, as we went very far down the simulation/avatar-y path a few years back: around 2006, Second Life was the talk of eLearning (it’s not now).

Meet Tom Crawford April 21 on The Forge

TechSmith Camtasia

Before starting the current business, he was CEO of VizThink, an organization dedicated to the creation of a sustainable, global community of people who use any form of the visual arts for learning and communication. You remember Tom Crawford , right?

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That’s not my style: Learning preferences and instructional design

Obsidian Learning

When we take a look at the research, we find that the term learning style has varying definitions (see, for example, Wang, Wang, Wang, & Huang, 2006; Franzoni & Assar, 2009; Kinshuk, Liu, & Graf, 2009; Wu & Alrabah, 2009). 2006). 2006).

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

I will attempt to contextualise these changes at the level of both organisation and individual, to provide a picture of how universities and teachers might manage their business in the coming decade. 2006). Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association 27, 65-67. 2006).

A Counterpoint to Ruth Clark’s “Why Games Don’t Teach”

Bottom-Line Performance

Dr. Richard Van Eck, an Associate Professor at the University of North Dakota and the graduate director of the Instructional Design and Technology graduate program , wrote a terrific article in 2006 titled “Digital Game-Based Learning.

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Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Dashe & Thomson

As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems.

How to Retain Your Top Talent (Who Might Be Looking for the Exit)? Training Initiatives Can Be Key

Mindflash

According to a recent Corporate Leadership Council survey , 25 percent of “high potential&# employees in 2010 reported they planned to leave their jobs within a year — compared to just 10 percent of the same group in 2006.

Measuring Success (ROI) of a Training MOOC, Part 1

Your Training Edge

According to a 2006 report by Bersin & Associates , organizations feel that the number one most important thing to measure is how training programs impact employees’ jobs and the business, but less than 10 percent of organizations actually measure these outcomes. In this article, we’ve examined some of the challenges associated with measuring the success of MOOCs and training programs in general.

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CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published on CLOmedia.com in July 2006. What work experiences and associated broad competencies will this next generation need? What they will need is a business vocabulary for speaking to their future peers.

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What’s the Difference Between Learning and Training?

CLO Magazine

This From the Vault article was originally published in January 2006. From the context of enterprise learning, training would be a series of specific programs that have specific objectives associated with them. There are no specific objectives or programs associated with that.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Virtual Reality in eLearning: VR might evoke a bit of déjà vu in experienced eLearning observers, as we went very far down the simulation/avatar-y path a few years back: around 2006, Second Life was the talk of eLearning (it’s not now).

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%. These levels of disengagement have been estimated to stifle business productivity to the tune of $33.5 2006). 2006).

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Learning on the Leading Edge , February 9, 2009 Harold Jarche » Open Source LMS - Learning and Working on the Web , June 25, 2006 Selecting an Open-Source Online Course Development and Delivery Platform - Tony Karrer delicious links , February 16, 2010 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark? eLearning Technology , July 28, 2006 Scuttle – an open source social bookmarking tool Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools - eLearning Technology , May 21, 2008 Web 2.0

Is Your Learning Organization Agility Fit?

CLO Magazine

For CLOs, it has become a business imperative to develop agility and capability to meet the talent needs of organizations that are rapidly changing in such a turbulent environment. In 2006, The U.S. The best talent mix will vary depending upon the business scenario.

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