The Big Question: What questions are you no longer asking?

Clive on Learning

There’s a new Big Question on the Learning Circuits blog and it’s about questions. Questions I am no longer asking Questions I am still asking Whether face-to-face and live online communication are broadly equivalent for most purposes.

The big question: How do you make e-learning fun?

Clive on Learning

This month's Learning Circuits Big Question asks how you make e-learning fun. I can do no better than point you to my contribution to the eLearning Network 's 2010 Pecha Kucha competition entitled Enjoyable e-learning: is it an oxymoron?

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Learning 2010

The Learning Circuits

We are going to continue a tradition in the Big Question. The Big Question for December is: What did you learn about learning in 2010?


Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” It’s really big and moving really fast.

The big question: predictions for 2010

Clive on Learning

The Big Question for January in the Learning Circuits Blog is, rather predictably, what are your predictions for 2010? In 2010, the pressure will reduce in many areas of the private sector, as the economy starts to recover and fear ceases to drive decision making.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. I’d ask questions and edit it. And a big part of the problem is just how many there are and how fast they change.

The Big Question: Keeping up

Clive on Learning

The April Big Question in the Learning Circuits Blog is simply ‘how do we keep up?’ At one level this question can be answered very simply, because keeping up has never been easier. Perhaps the more important question, then, is ‘do I really need to?’

May's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

Learning Circuits' Big Question for May is "So what can, should, or will, we offer the digital generation by 2015?" Five years is not very far into future, but in terms of technology things can change immensely in that amount of time. Just think of how learning technology has changed in the past five years. Off the top of my head here are a few things I think we will be offering in 2015.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. Some of the key questions: Given the range of solutions for voice-over from text-to-speech, home-grown human voice-over, professional voice-over: how do you decide what's right for your course? We attacked these questions a little differently than the big question. There were a range of answers to the question: A.

My first foray into the Big Question

Spark Your Interest

Learning Circuits blog posts a question each month to generate discussion. February’s Big Question: Instruction in an Information Snacking Culture? Well, it’s a 3 part question, really.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use.

In case you missed it – a year in posts

Clive on Learning

In the unlikely event that you’re bored over the holidays, here’s a quick index to 104 posts and 35000+ words of Clive on Learning in 2010. The big question: predictions for 2010 The World in Figures 2010 1000 tweets but still not sure why February Homo Competens – learning, doing, sharing (review) How professionals learn The one-sided battle Confessions of a public speaker (review) The secrets of success (review) Just why do Aussies, Brits and Italians network so much online?

Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload

Tony Karrer

The other part of this thought process is that the feedback on my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 was that I should have Information Overload and Information Filtering as my user chosen prediction number 10. Great post by Tim Kastelle - Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Innovation.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question

Learning Visions

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 The Big Question This months big question from the Learning Circuits Blog: What did you learn about learning in 2007? Posted by Cammy Bean at 3:36 PM Labels: big question , instructional design 2comments: Michele said.

eLearning Cyclops: One More Thing to Add - Big Question #LCBQ

eLearning Cyclops

One More Thing to Add - Big Question #LCBQ. Before the month of May ends I want to add one more thing to my response to the May Big Question -#LCBQ. In fact, getting announcements in their meetings is big plus. Labels: Big Question , Big_Question , e-Learning , ISD. One More Thing to Add - Big Question #LCBQ. My Big Question Response - Predictions for My 2011. It's The Big Question #LCBQ.

eLearning Cyclops: My Big Question Response - Predictions for My.

eLearning Cyclops

My Big Question Response - Predictions for My 2011 #LCBQ. So, here is my response to the Learning Circuits Big Question , which asks to be more focused on our challenges, plans and predictions. Be sure to share them at the Learning Circuits Big Question and tweet them too at #LCBQ. Labels: Big Question , Big_Question , Blogging , Classroom Training , e-Learning , LMS , m-Learning , Social Media. It's The Big Question #LCBQ.

Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

Value and Concern Around Voice-Over Before we jump into this specific topic, let’s look back at some of the specifics from last month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning.

Does the Big Question Make Sense Anymore?

Tony Karrer

I’ve been facilitating the Big Question on ASTD’s Learning Circuit’s blog since sometime in 2006. Last month’s big question was Instruction in a Information Snacking Culture? The question was all about how we consume and work with information: People seem to be spending less time going through information in depth and less willing to spend time on information. We seem to be snacking on information, not consuming it in big chunks.

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read.

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The Big Question: What tools should we learn?

Clive on Learning

This month’s Big Question on the ASTD Learning Circuits Blog asks what software tools, as learning and development professionals, we should set out to learn.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

June 2010. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss.

March Big Question - Open Content in Workplace Learning

eLearning Cyclops

This month's Big Question is "how do we leverage open content in workplace learning?" To learn more about about some of opportunities available in open content, I visited the sites listed on the Big Question post. So, back to the Big Question. These were OER Commons and Open Courseware Consortium. For the first time, I perused these sites.

Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

Earlier this year I questioned why there was Still No Flash on the iPhone and iPad. Today the big news is Scribd Switches to HTML5; Adobe To Make Tools for HTML5. The only question is my mind is how long/slow it will be.

The big question: the impact of brain science on e-learning design

Clive on Learning

The Big Question for July on the ASTD Learning Circuits Blog is “Does the discussion of ‘how the brain learns’ impact your elearning design?” To emphasise the extent of this discussion, Tony Karrer lists 32 blog postings, including two of mine: Brain rules – where does that leave us?

The Big Question: What will workplace learning technology look like in 2015?

Clive on Learning

The May Big Question in the Learning Circuits Blog is What will workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ? My first instinct was to pass on this one, because it seems only a few months since we made our predictions for 2010.

The Big Question: how can we leverage open content in workplace learning?

Clive on Learning

The March Big Question on the Learning Circuits Blog asks why it is that open content initiatives such as the OER Commons and the Open Courseware Consortium haven't had a bigger impact.


The Big Question: the place for instruction in an information snacking culture

Clive on Learning

The February Big Question on the Learning Circuits Blog (I know, it’s March already and I’m late on this one) queries what the place is for instruction and deep reflection in a culture in which people increasingly just dip into things and move on.

LC Big Question: How Do We Keep Up?

Upside Learning

This month’s Big Question on Learning Circuits Blog seeks to understand how we are keeping up with the increasingly complex tools and technologies landscape. I reflect on this question from an organization perspective as opposed to an individual’s perspective.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum

Learning Visions

Monday, February 04, 2008 The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum The Learning Circuits Big Question this month: Instructional Design - If, When and How Much? The question (particularly in the realm of the medical example) has to do with scope.

Voice-Over in eLearning

The Learning Circuits

If you step back, there's a set of broader questions that I've often struggled with: When does it make sense to use voice-over in your eLearning course? The September Question is: Effective voice-over in eLearning? This is one of the bigger big questions.

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Development Tools I Would Learn If I Were You - June's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

June's Big Question over at the Learning Circuits blog is regarding tools one should ".learn So back to the big question, I would recommend the following types of tools, and examples where appropriate, that you should ".learn learn today in order to be a valuable eLearning professional in 2015." So you know my perspective, since my start in e-learning I have always been both a designer and developer.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Presentation: “Twitter in Education, what next?” - Dont Waste Your Time , September 10, 2010 As a follow-up to my (successful?)

The Fluidity of Learning in Today's Organizations

There Is No Chalk

The question is posed - as has been an annual tradition for several years now - in this month's Big Question: What have you learned about learning in the past year?For For me the answer to this question is easy: How people process information in the modern context, and how technology has enabled each person's inner individualist.A