2008 - MMVIII eLearning Year in Review

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

MMVIII (2008) started off visual and mobile to be sure. Since the eLearning community tends to lag a little behind I would have to say that twitter hit the eLearning community strongest in 2008. Twitter wins the 2008 "Big Story" award in my world.

Instructional Design, Training, Statistics, Web, 2.0, & New CEOs

Big Dog, Little Dog

False advertising statistics effective, say 9 out of 10 cats Mind Hacks. What Is Instructional Design? View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: instruction design ). Instructional Design in a Connected World - Brainstorm in Progress. Much of what has been said characterizes instructional design as mechanistic, linear, and formulaic.

Real Time Video Game Updates

Kapp Notes

EA , the gaming juggernaut, has created a video game that updates, in real-time information and statistics that alter how the video game is played.everyday. NBA LIVE 365 takes the statistical data of Dynamic DNA and brings it to life.

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New Literacies

Tony Karrer

Network effects are key to their market dominance. instead it's really systems that harness network effects. Statistics. I'll try to do it at 1:30 at my presentation. :) Learning Trends 2008 - Online - Free [link At the Tim O'Reilly keynote at the DevLearn conference. His outline is very interesting in that he's promising to talk about the "new literacies." I'm hoping this is going to be similar to Work Literacy.

eLearning Research

Tony Karrer

Statistics from ASTD research - 86% - web 2.0 Question from audience: Can learners effectively handle control of their own learning? Learning Trends 2008 - Online - Free [link At a panel at DevLearn. We have: Will Thalheimer, Work Learning Research Kevin Oakes, I4CP Claire Schooley, Forrester Chris Howard, Bersin Kevin Martin, Aberdeen Biggest trend is Learning 2.0 trend. Allow people to work faster, better through informal learning. eLearning 2.0

Are urban myths good enough?

From the Coleface

However, one assertion that caught my eye was: “We all know the statistic that only 20 per cent of learning is applied back in the workplace”. The editor’s note in resonse was: “Tim was referring to the 80/20 rule, or Pareto principle, which states that, in many instances, 80 per cent of the effects come from 20 per cent of the causes. The value of Pareto is that it makes us challenge the assumption that causes and effects are distributed uniformly. If you read. ">TJ

Presentations, The Numerati, Searching Google, Planning, & Swype

Big Dog, Little Dog

Users Don't Search Google Effectively, Costing 40+ Hours of Productivity Each Year - BusinessWire. The online survey found that respondents perform about 12 searches per day and, statistically, 4.7 Presenting to Small Audiences - Change This.

Learning, KM vs. SM, Information, Web 2.0, and Second Life

Big Dog, Little Dog

Web 2.0 - More Effective for Formal Learning Than For Informal Learning - The Pursuing Performance Blog. In fact, Linden Lab's economic statistics from Second Life show that in-world user hours and the volume of virtual land rented by users are both growing. Korean Soon Du Bu.

Web 2.0, Models, ISD, Trends, Hiring, LinkedIn, & Media

Big Dog, Little Dog

This allows faculty to get to know each other socially in order to be more effective sharing and working together later. Web 2.0 Learning - eLearning Technology.

These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

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High time for ROI

Jay Cross

Baseball is easy to quantify but statistics don’t tell the entire story The Chicago Cubs hold the record for the most wins in a row… but that was in 1906 or so. You have to start by getting the manager holding the purse strings to agree on what measures satisfy her that the training intervention has been effective. Someone asked how she measured the on-going effectiveness of Crotonville; she doesn’t.

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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. _ · Utilizes reporting systems to run regular statistical management reports from the LMS.

Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks

Kitaboo

According to NBC’s review of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, textbook prices have risen over 3 times the rate of inflation from January 1977 to June 2015, a whopping 1,041% increase. Decrease in State Funding: The government has been scaling back on the funding on college education since the great recession of 2008. Post the recession, states cut inflation-adjusted spending on K–12 education by approximately 4% between 2008 and 2013.

How Your Business Can Help End Violence Against Women

Babblewire

Even today, one in three women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by someone known to them (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2013), and one in five women experience harassment in the workplace (Australian Human Rights Commission, 2008).

Can You Teach Ethics?

Bottom-Line Performance

You’ve probably heard the statistics that cheating is on the rise in high schools.[i] Training and Development magazine explains that at least part of the difficulty in developing effective ethics training is that the definition of leadership ethics is evolving. 2008). [ii] 2008). I have a lot of teachers in my family. Over the years they’ve noticed that students come to school needing to learn more than the core subjects.

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Janitors With PhDs?

Mindflash

Good Education writes that 17 million college graduates are “underemployed,&# meaning they work in jobs that don’t effectively utilize the skillsets they learned in college. The Bureau of Labor cites some incredible statistics: 11.5%

9 Things You Need to Know about Organizational Change

Everwise

Here are 9 helpful statistics to unpack the realities of organizational change: 2015 was a record year for M&A action, and 9 of 10 of executives agree that deal activity will stay strong or even increase. This is a steady trend, as in 2008 a McKinsey survey of 3,199 executives globally concluded that only 1 in 3 transformation efforts succeeds. Why the dismal statistics? Companies are not unaware of the need to train managers, and the statistics certainly support it.

What Organizations Can Do To Prevent Candidates From Ghosting

Bluewater Learning

Columbia University released a study that looked at the effects of culture on turnover. Statistics like this lead some to believe that recruiters and hiring professionals are the cause of the rise of candidates ghosting. Ghosting has become a hot topic in talent management.

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Storytellers Become The Story: Obama and Hilary

Vignettes Learning

eLearning developers must support storylines with the apt learning environment and communication tools. __ Image Source: [link] In 2008, the US Democratic Convention faced the dilemma of choosing between two great candidates who each have equally compelling storylines.

4 Reasons You Will Quit Your Job But Not Leave

Learnloft

Take for example the statistics from CompData around employee turnover from the years 2008-2016. Both voluntary and total turnover have either eclipsed or are similar to 2008 numbers (the beginning of to the housing meltdown). Free Welder Leader Profile Assessment Through our work and research around what effective managers do differently, we have uncovered the best managers simultaneously use high levels of love and discipline.

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What it means that MS LifeScience Award Goes to 3D Virtual Conference Design

Kapp Notes

Results measured after the poster session demonstrated that the virtual environment was effective for scientific meetings and was well accepted by the current generation of scientists, suggesting that these environments can be used to deliver immediate value. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Healthcare industry provided 14.3 million jobs for wage and salary workers in 2008, holds ten of the 20 fastest growing occupations and will generate 3.2

Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

In his review of the literature, Hays eliminated 169 of the documents due to structural flaws, the use of opinion instead of statistics, and other research related flaws. Yet, he still concluded, and I quote directly from his research paper: … games can provide effective learning for a variety of learners for several different tasks (e.g., Although research has shown that some games can provide effective learning for a variety of learners for several different tasks (e.g.,

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Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

In his review of the literature, Hays eliminated 169 of the documents due to structural flaws, the use of opinion instead of statistics, and other research related flaws. Yet, he still concluded, and I quote directly from his research paper: … games can provide effective learning for a variety of learners for several different tasks (e.g., Although research has shown that some games can provide effective learning for a variety of learners for several different tasks (e.g.,

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Dropping the Bomb: Using New Information to Zap Life into Learners

Vignettes Learning

Throwing a Learning Surprise Party The essence of an effective surprise is contrast. Adam Gopnik's 2008 article in the New Yorker stipulates that good stories are strange, startling and original. Ever been to a surprise party or having received one? How was the experience?

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Janitors With PhDs?

Mindflash

Good Education writes that 17 million college graduates are “underemployed,&# meaning they work in jobs that don’t effectively utilize the skillsets they learned in college. The Bureau of Labor cites some incredible statistics: 11.5%

ILT, eLearning Tools, Visual Learners, KM, monitter, & T&D Magizines

Big Dog, Little Dog

percent in 2008 (the most recent year for which statistics are available). percent in 2008. This effect was especially pronounced for very experienced teams. Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - Saul Carliner in eLearn Magazine.

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How we spend our time in the UK

Clive on Learning

The statistics suggest people in the UK spend seven hours a day – almost half their waking lives - "engaging in media and communications activities" The article goes on: “However, the average person actually squeezes in the equivalent of nearly nine hours of media and communications by multi-tasking on several devices. This has almost tripled since 2008, when the figure stood at 5.7m.”

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. You have been an ardent proponent of this approach, sharing your views along with wonderful examples and statistics all along.

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The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

From 2002 until the end of 2008, Charles was the Chief Learning Officer for Reuters and Thomson Reuters where he had responsibility for developing the global learning and performance strategy and leading the learning organisation for the firm’s 55,000 workforce. Charles has deep experience in both the business and learning practitioner sides of performance improvement and effective learning solutions. However, in many cases, an integrated approach will prove more effective.

Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

On paper, Google’s net worth was about $30 billion at the end of 2008. The more powerful the executive, the more likely he or she is involved in effectiveness — doing the right things rather than doing things right. Make a hypothesis of cause and effect.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process

Learning Visions

Hit Us Hard 31% Hurt A Little 33% Not Much Effect 33% Helped Us 3% (Is "it hasnt hurt us yet, but Im nervous" an answer?) You could go all out and separate the effects of training by using control groups. What are the simplest, most effective tool to measure learning?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning

Learning Visions

They have become adept at incorporating flash animations, pdfs, PowerPoint presentations, audio-visual material and any number of other techniques for getting training messages across to users in effective and imaginative ways. Does anyone actually have any real statistics on this? Now we can really only offer advice and access to really good graphics as they have developed the skills to use the tool effectively, and some sense of how to build simple elearning themselves.

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

percent in 2008 (the most recent year for which statistics are available). percent in 2008. I know from Data Driven performance improvement solutions that often informal learning can be very effective in driving results. Different people will find different styles of use that are effective. It helps share effective patterns. Just got through reading - Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - by Saul Carliner, who is a person I know, like and respect.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

If SL has this effect on other women, then it wont be the most effective place to send female employees as part of an elearning experience. However, ideas taken from Second Life, minus the cultural trappings, could be effective. It was the source of the statistics in the stories I quoted. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.