Wikis for Improving Productivity

Experiencing eLearning

We use the wiki for our team, but I wonder what we can do to be more effective with it, as well as how we can help other departments in the company. Security: They have passwords visible on the wiki, but that’s OK b/c the security of the wiki is OK–must log in to view the confidential content. Security levels of PBwiki are sufficient for the financial industry. Folder structure helps for security; different departments have different access.

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Not to Cause Trouble But.

Kapp Notes

I believe the alumni (let's call her J) is refering to the following post in her rant: We Need a Degree in Instructional Design I recently stumbled upon an exchange on your blog where you were rebutting someone's suggestion that formal or professional credentials aren't necessary in order to be an effective ISDer. An alumni of our program in Instructional Technology recently sent me this rant and I just had to post it.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co)

Mark Oehlert

and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard » July 15, 2008 "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) Do you work for the " Overmanaged Organization "? July 15, 2008 in Research | Permalink Technorati Tags : Booz , simulator TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) : Comments The comments to this entry are closed.

Escape from Compliance Training Jail - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. So while your points are spot on, in the interest of my job security, I’m not going to show your post to my management or business sponsors! January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. [.] January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008. January 29th, 2008.

Bottom-up Learning, Design, & Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Bottom-up learning occurs because employees want to be able to perform effectively in their jobs. The Voice of the Learner: How Employees Learn in 2008 - The MASIE Cente. Click picture for Flickr view. Bottom-up learning - e.learning age.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

by Robert Bloomfield) | Main | Small Basket of MindMapping Items » February 27, 2008 The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis) Katrins important thesis is now available both as a Wiki and a PDF download. "In order to design educational games that remain effective as bothgames and as learning objects, it is necessary to understand howsuccessful games teach.

Social Networking, Informal Learning, Twitter, & Gaming

Big Dog, Little Dog

Traditional senior and middle managers, who have been taught to assure operational predictability by securing tight control over workforce behaviour and events, must be prepared to manage in a different and more subtle way.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): SHOCKER: Most Kids Think That Learning from Games Would Be a Good Idea

Mark Oehlert

are not crafted in stone and can and should change and that BY ALL THATS GOOD AND PURE the classrooms and instructor-led training were probably NEVER studied RE their effectiveness as learning environments but rather as production environments.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): What if "This is your brain on drugs".was a good thing?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Web-based Replacements for MSFT Project | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 25, 2008 What if "This is your brain on drugs".was

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor

Mark Oehlert

Posted by: lkraus | February 06, 2008 at 09:39 AM The comments to this entry are closed.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): How Well Does Your Company Learn? and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) | Main | Flash and Silverlight Content becoming Searchable - Kinda. » July 15, 2008 How Well Does Your Company Learn? Some of my recent finds include: An interactive tool and video to accompany the March 2008 article, " Is Yours a Learning Organization?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Definitive iPhone eCard | Main | Day 2: Welcome to Day 2 of Marks "Clear the Tabs" Blog-a-thon" » July 14, 2008 Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs? Actually there are two, one by Tony Hirst and one from Effective Meetings (there are probably others and Id love to see them).

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Anybody Out There Attend AERA?

Mark Oehlert

» March 31, 2008 Anybody Out There Attend AERA? Look at this little selection I got when I searched the online program for games (I hope these links work): A Constructionist Approach to Learning Through Designing Games: What Videogame Making Can Teach Us About Literacy and Learning What Do We Know About the Effectiveness of Instructional Strategies in Computer Games? Posted by: Lisa Neal | April 02, 2008 at 02:40 PM Marc, I was totally bummed to see you are shutting down man.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff Tetris Effect ) Special Reports 10 Emerging Technologies 2008 (Technology Review): includes Offline Web applications , Connectomics , and reality mining.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

» March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D Pardon this hodge podge but I have waaayyy too many items to get through them individually and quite frankly the number of tabs I have open is getting a little scary. Make3D turns your vacation photos into 3D worlds: "Ever wish you could recreate the effect of those neat multilens 3D cameras without having to buy the hardware?

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A Speedbump for Social Learning

eLearning Weekly

or Social Learning, there’s a relatively new wave of tools and technologies that allow people to communicate and collaborate in a surprisingly easy and effective way. Some examples are Twitter , Flickr , and Facebook ; to my knowledge, these applications don’t have a separate, secure, option for private business use. These may be open-source options, behind-the-firewall installations, or even protected/secure options for internet-based applications.

mLearning Lessons Learned

eLearning Weekly

The hardest part has to do with politics, logistics, and security. There are podcasting solutions that allow for delivery via phone call, and there are SMS text-based learning solutions that can be quite effective, too. I’m in an interesting position right now: I get to work on designing our organization’s mobile learning (mLearning) strategy and I get to develop mLearning applications, but things aren’t working 100% as I would’ve imagined.

List of e-Learning Job Descriptions

Vignettes Learning

Good organization skills, time management, and the ability to juggle multiple tasks are all prerequisites of an effective project manager. In addition to managing the daily chores of the group, an effective (and successful) project manager needs to create a collaborative culture that's free from hidden agendas, dominance in one area of expertise, and infighting. _ Systems Administrator- Administers LMS server, user accounts, and network security.

Free mLearning White Paper

eLearning Weekly

He says, "We learn to accomplish something: to get better at things we need to do, to better perform those things we want to do, to be more effective, more efficient, smarter, even wiser." Mobile devices aren’t secure. If you’re interested in Mobile Learning (mLearning), check out Clark Quinn ’s free white paper titled, "mLearning Devices: Peformance To Go." " ( Get the PDF or read his blog post.)

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Learning Cafe

My own experiences, which began in 2008 after attending the Learning Technologies Conference, have shown me that it is HARD work, even painful at times but the journey is a deeply rewarding one. Yes I know I said focus on the value and not the tools but you can’t bring any sort of platform or system in to the enterprise without it meeting security requirements or satisfying information security policy.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Dissertation: The Effective Integration of Digital Games and Learning Content by M.P.J. Habgood

Mark Oehlert

» November 20, 2007 Dissertation: The Effective Integration of Digital Games and Learning Content by M.P.J. However, this thesis proposes an alternative viewpoint that identifies gameplay mechanisms or game mechanics as more critical to effective integration than fantasy.

Leveraging the Capabilities of AGILE Instructional Design Strategies

eLearning Brothers

Simply put, when it comes to designing effective eLearning experiences, it is essential that the right instructional design model(s) be chosen that align with the eLearning strategy. 2008). For many learning organizations, the term “AGILE” has become a hot topic.

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Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. I wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions.

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Protecting whistleblowers isn’t just a compliance exercise, it’s good for business

GRC Solutions

In Australia, Jeff Morris was a former financial planner at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia who in 2008 reported his experiences of corruption to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). Multiple studies across private and public sectors internationally have shown that whistleblowing is the most effective way of identifying wrongdoing in organisations.

Thinking About Social Media

Kapp Notes

To help determine if a new technology qualifies as Social Media or not, Li and Benoff (2008) in their book Groundswell created a list of questions to consider when determining if technology should be included as Knowledge Media. Ask these questions when evaluating how effective a new piece of software will be in terms of enhancing the exchange of knowledge within an organization: Does it enable people to connect with each other in new ways?

Are You Compliance Ready?


Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to build adequate compliance systems, after the firm acquired Lehman Brothers' advisory business in 2008. Communication and Training: Compliance policies and regulations must be effectively communicated to employees along with the right training and technology.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer?

Mark Oehlert

Posted by: Sam | July 24, 2008 at 01:32 PM The comments to this entry are closed. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « All Hail the Cult of the Amateur!! Sign me up for a lifetime membership!

Meet 50 Northwestern alumni behind some of Chicago’s top startups


She studied Journalism, International Studies, and Business at Northwestern, from which she graduated in 2008. from the Northwestern University School of Law and an MBA from Kellogg, both of which he received in 2008. Brad Morehead: LiveWatch Security.

How elearning games tap into the Minecraft factor

Sponge UK

In response to this challenge, the UK government is turning to the popular computer game Minecraft to find and recruit talent to work in the cyber security industry. It’s part of the Cyber Security Challenge UK , which aims to find potential employees through the use of games.

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Better Learning Through Videos: A New Feature in WiZDOM LMS


Videos have long been an effective way of grabbing the learner’s attention and rendering effective learning. Demonstrative videos can also be very effective. A popular concern is that of security – for the content in most courses is sensitive and should not be shared outside of the learner group. The root of the concern: The main reason for security concerns regarding videos is that most videos typically run outside of the LMS.

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Changing the Tides on Performance Management


So, the thinking goes, if one cog of a machine is slower or less effective than others, it should be removed or replaced – in this thought model, the same applies to employees of an organization. Reading time: 4 min 30 sec.

Dev Corner - Cheevos

TechSmith Camtasia

1] We were also hoping to learn a lot of about what kinds of achievements are effective and the best ways to implement a system to support achievements. Within a few hours our security expert Dan had hacked it, earning all of the achievements and reminding us that security is important.

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What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

Of course, no vendor can innovate effectively in all areas at once, so each chooses matters most in its niche. That means they need secure, reliable, robust ecommerce functionality. You can even monitor attention levels to measure effectiveness and continuously improve content quality.

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The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Performance Learning Productivity

Effective Metrics for Learning and Development I wonder what Shaw would think if he saw the way learning and development is predominantly measured in organisations today. " The study reported that mandatory training sometimes has a positive effect, but overall has a negative effect.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

link] conf2009 February 4-6, 2009 Campus Architecture and Middleware Planning (CAMP) Workshop: Delivering, Sourcing, and Securing Services Throughout the Student Identity Life Cycle , sponsored by EDUCAUSE, Internet2, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), and the National Science Foundation, Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, Arizona, USA. 2009 First Canadian Blackboard Users’ Group Online Conference was held February 29, 2008.