The importance of a Knowledge Sharing Culture

Growth Engineering

We’ll also see how the learning and development community is innovating to combat this trend and pave the way for a more collaborative culture. Because of this, a culture of performance where everyone understands the expectations and is held accountable for performing to them is key.”

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. LMS Resources - aLearning , May 8, 2010 I know, I know.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

From ‘training’, which was merely considered a passive function in an organization, the emphasis has now shifted towards making learning and talent development an integral part of corporate culture. 2010 and beyond. Instructional Design has come a long way.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-4, 2009 Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture , Rome, Italy. link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA. link] February 22-23, 2010.

We Teach as We are Taught

Kapp Notes

Yet, even today, instructional methodologies are heavily influenced by the instructional models and cultural influences of teachers and administrators, not the students. Much of the culture surrounding schools is based on the ideas, culture and influences of teachers and administrators during their formative years. Affordable hand held calculators didn’t become widely available until the late 1970’s and in many cultures and countries not until much later than the 1970’s.

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Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

I will caution you that some of the responses suggest that Voice-Over roughly equates to slower learning with no improved effect; and limits your cultural appeal. 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?

eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Over the next few weeks I'm going to discuss how you can use color in eLearning to affect mood, encourage learning, resonate in different cultures and be accessible to those with color sight deficiencies as well as provide some color resources to make your design process a bit easier.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

Our Favorite Game Design Blogs

Upside Learning

I’ve started to take a different view – what’s more important for me as a designer is to deliver an ‘experience’ Today one aspect of offering a contemporary experience means leveraging media and metaphors from popular culture.

Use Culture to Pave the Way for Change

CLO Magazine

A culture-led approach to learning may be just what employees need to adapt to change and sustain change-motivated business results long term. has a pronounced focus on customer service, and five values — safety, caring, integrity, fun and passion — form the backbone of its culture. JetBlue lives this culture by empowering its staff to independently make decisions that demonstrate its core values and consider the customer in all business decisions.

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.

Moving To eLearning

Upside Learning

Organizational Culture/Demographics. Change in the Culture/Demographics. Corporate culture can help or hinder an e-learning initiative, sometimes pushing and pulling in both ways. E-learning can also be a tool to support cultural change. A culture of instructor-led training will need to be dealt. Our customers account for a number of factors before taking the plunge into e-Learning.

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

Overall the culture of gaming is becoming pervasive and the cost of game development is decreasing. The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”.

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?

Bridging the divide

Learning with e's

The divide between the 'haves' and the 'have nots' may be economic, but it has far reaching social, cultural and political consequences. education digital divide Culture home computers informal learning

Collaboration: A mantra that makes work play!

ID Reflections

The Role of Leadership Leadership is a keystone for establishing supportive collaboration cultures, especially in teams and communities. There are six main behaviours that leaders display that mould the organisation’s culture.[3]

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E-Learning Queen by Susan Smith Nash E-Learning Queen focuses on distance training and education, from instructional design to e-learning and mobile solutions, and pays attention to psychological, social, and cultural factors. November 21, 2010 12:19 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 21, 2010 12:22 PM Connie Malamed said. Best, Connie November 21, 2010 12:28 PM Christoforos Online said. November 22, 2010 3:26 PM Jeff said.

In response to: Why “Talk” Culture Ruins Everything

ID Reflections

I was reading Why “Talk” Culture Ruins Everything by Hugh McGuire this morning. And the scary part of "cherry picking" ideas and creating mash-ups from these were driven home once again. We do it all the casual conversations, on social networking sites, during water cooler gossips, in one-on-one conversations with friends.We

Elearning example: Branching scenario

Making Change

Can you help a young lieutenant overcome cultural differences and make a good impression on a Pashtun leader? The online scenario is the homework part of a lesson plan that includes in-class discussion about how to build rapport across cultures.

How to Harness Informal Learning

Rob Hubbard

Developing a supportive learning culture gives employees the space and confidence to help informal learning flourish and to produce the best results for the bottom-line. How do you create a learning culture?

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What Agile Means to Me

ID Reflections

Coming from a culture where minutes of meetings were more important than the meeting participants, I can truly appreciate the need for collaboration. I complete exactly 3 months at ThoughtWorks today. While this has been a momentous career shift for me, I may not have written a blog post on it except for the learning. Needless to say, an understanding (albeit very rudimentary) of the Agile philosophy supersedes all other learning (and that has been plentiful too).

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21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

It got me thinking about a piece I’d written for TrainingZone a few months ago titled “What does your ideal L&D team look like in 2010?”. L&D Capabilities for 2010 and beyond So, how does all this impact what the L&D department of 2010 and beyond looks like?

eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning, Part III

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

But is it possible the eLearning course could be seen internationally and convey something completely different to someone in another culture? Cross-Cultural Color Design Some color meanings are relatively universal. by AJ George.

2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books

ID Reflections

2010 Shift Index - Passion and Performance by John Hagel 6. 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging by Jane Hart 21. How to Build a Social Learning Culture by Lars Hyland 24. Blogs Reading 2010 Books ReflectionThis post should have made its appearance a few days back—at least a day back—but procrastination sometimes overtakes me.

Social Learning, Collaboration, and Team Identity

Skilful Minds

Organizational analysts refer to the challenge as a boundary definition problem for teams, when members are spread across large distances whether geographic or cultural in nature. One of my earlier posts asked the question, Who's on Your Team? Its focus was on the importance of social software applications in the Enterprise to the ability of distributed project team members to recognize who is on their team at any point in time, and who isn't.

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eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning, Part IV

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

We've covered how color affects mood , enforces learning , and how to use color to design for special needs like colorblindness, dyslexia, the elderly and other cultures. by AJ George Over the last few weeks we've delved deep into color.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

2) Develop a plan for solving the problem, based on company culture, existing materials, resources, budget, stakeholder and SME involvement, vendor solutions and a host of other variables. I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays.

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?)

eLearning Outsourcing: 5 Keys To Make It Work

Upside Learning

Every time you work with a new vendor it’s a learning experience for both the teams as they come to understand each other and their unique working culture and style.

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DaisyGrisolia (Update 11/30/2010: suggested by Gisele Brugger ) Jose Erigleidson Curious about knowledge & technology in the digital culture. November 28, 2010 6:40 AM Ed said. concepts in eLearning November 28, 2010 6:56 AM Christoforos Online said. November 28, 2010 7:12 AM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 28, 2010 7:13 AM Paulo Simões said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 28, 2010 8:36 AM Karyn Romeis said.

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

E-Learning Provocateur

Organisational culture. It’s about culture. If this doesn’t sound like your culture, your competitors won’t mind at all. informal learning participatory culture web 2.0As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes&# into social media.

Does Your Organization Suffer From ADD?

The Peformance Improvement

Second, the company creates a culture in which employees don’t want to commit themselves to new initiatives because they assume management will move on to something else within a short time. Organizations, as well as children, can have ADD (attention deficit disorder)?

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. 5 Must-See PowerPoint Tutorials for Creating Better Training - Mindflash , September 29, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010.

Cultural management

Challenge to Learn

Culture is an interesting aspect of learning, managing and changing. We did this together with a company who specializes in culture; Ideas4. We decided that they would do a culture survey at Stoas and in return Stoas would help them step into the world of digital learning. They use several dimensions (created by Hofstede) to measure culture and to map it. I reread the book and found much more cultural differences. Change management Culture management

A new vision for IT customer training

Clive on Learning

Ironic as it may seem, IT companies could do with a dose of their own medicine and start to embrace 21st century culture. A month back I had the fortune of being asked to present to CEdMA, an association of senior training managers in large IT companies who have the responsibility for training up their organisations’ customers in their various products. It was clear from their discussion that the market was changing: Customers are demanding shorter courses.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Mark’s focus is to look at social media tools, their impact on an organisation’s culture. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. e-Clippings (blogoehlert) , November 8, 2010**Please use W-A-S-D keys to move through this post, mouse to look around, space bar to jump and left-click to fire. PowerPoint 2010: Inserting YouTubeVideos - I Came, I Saw, I Learned , November 19, 2010by AJ George. It’s about the culture.