If You Force Them, They Won't Learn

bozarthzone

A link on Twitter caught my eye this morning: "5 Hallmarks of Good Homework" , Much of the content is applicable to L& D (make assignments relevant, have a purpose, that kind of thing). If you're interested in workplace learning I encourage you to take a look. What parents are discovering (surprise) is that those kids who used to sit down and read for pleasure … are now setting the timer, choosing the easiest books, and stopping when the timer dings.

Sexual Harassment Training is Vital in Business

OpenSesame

Sexual harassment is a form of bullying. This is why most, if not all, major companies include this subject as an integral part of their corporate training. You may be surprised and even shocked to learn how many people do not. Right Sexual Harassment Training

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Train Employees to Prevent Sexual Harassment

OpenSesame

Sexual harassment is about selfishness. Because of sexual harassment, training is needed to help employees recognize it for what it is and to help those who are victimized handle their situation properly and swiftly. Key Training Concerns to Keep In Mind

How to Deal with ?Sexual Harassment at Work

OpenSesame

Sexual harassment is bad for business. Not only can it become a major distraction from work, it can also prove very costly for the business if not handled quickly, thoroughly and appropriately. There should already be sexual harassment policies and procedures in place.

A Simple Checklist to Follow While Implementing Gamification

CommLab India

“Gamification, in layman terms, is the use of game-design elements and game principles in non-game contexts.”. According to Google Trends , Gamification as a trend started back in 2010 and it didn’t take long for the corporate world to try its hand at it.

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Holiday Giveaway from E-Learning 24/7

eLearning 24-7

As part of the holidays, these vendors have joined together with E-Learning 24/7 and present (no pun intended) a holiday giveaway. The drawing is free, the chance to win is free. The Vendors (alphabetical order, followed by giveaway). Link to web site is located within the vendor’s name. available to anyone who enters the drawing); Three (3) free 90-Day Office 2010 Training Accounts for any enterprise environment over 100 users.

Building learning organizations require a paradigm shift!

ID Reflections

We are in the performance business , not the knowledge -gain business. The learning leaders who understand the difference are the ones who succeed. Lead with a performance strategy , not a learning strategy. For far too long we have designed learning approaches to every problem. The above is an excerpt from the article Selling Up, Selling Down by Bob Mosher. He also stresses the importance of: 1.

A Few Quotes in Praise of Video Games

Kapp Notes

When asked about the value of video games Daphne Bavelier, an assistant professor in the department of brain and cognitive science at the University of Rochester said "People that play these fast-paced games have better vision, better attention and better cognition." Bavelier also said games could be developed that would harness the positive effects of the first-person shooter games without the violence.

Holiday Giveaway from E-Learning 24/7

eLearning 24-7

Many e-learning vendors put $$$ ahead of their customers. When the global economy is still struggling and all of us are feeling its impact. The Vendors (alphabetical order, followed by giveaway). Link to web site is located within the vendor’s name. emTrain LMS - 100 Preventing Harassment Course Seats (valued at $2600). Plus, along with this virtual gift basket, the recipient will receive a Starbucks card. 3rd, 2010 and runs until Dec.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. One cannot live without the other. Here is the latest data on social media (as of Oct.

WBT – What is Happening?

eLearning 24-7

The real value of e-learning and specifically WBT has somehow become entangled into this morphed methodology of creating asynchronous courses (WBT that is fully self-contained – everything is in it), following an ILT (instructor led training) approach. Premise of E-Learning – WBT (Web Based Training) Courses. Why E-Learning over ILT (Instructor Led Training). Learning styles can be achieved – all learning styles.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. One cannot live without the other. Here is the latest data on social media (as of Oct.

True or False? Using True-False Quiz Questions is a Total Cop Out

Mindflash

Writing solid, results-oriented quizzes is, in my opinion, one of the biggest challenges of training design. And of all the quiz question types we commonly use, perhaps the most abused and disrespected is the “True or False” (T/F) question. Write the Quiz First.

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From EDUPUNK to ds106. 10Q: Jim Groom

Learning with e's

Recently on this blog I featured an interview with Martin Weller , one of the keynote speakers for EDEN 2015. bavatuesdays (the b is lowercase!) The actual name comes from the maestro of Italian horror films Mario Bava. The rest is the underground history of the web.

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Here’s Why You Should Enter the Articulate Guru Awards

Rapid eLearning

I get emails all the time from freelancers or elearning vendors asking how to get more work or exposure. I also have quite a few managers ask for ways to get their staff up-to-speed building better elearning courses. So why not take advantage of the opportunities that exist?

Giving up control

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

In an article titled Taking the Social Media Plunge: Learning to Let Go , Andy McAfee explores the reluctance of traditional organizations to embrace social media (and informal learning). So I think the real reluctance comes from someplace else.

What's Your Objective?

bozarthzone

[Note: This originally ran on Training Magazine’s former “Training Day” blog on 2/12/2010] Discussion of objectives in training could be a topic for a book all by itself, but lately I’ve run across 2 excellent examples of problems with learning/performance objectives. Example 1 : One summer afternoon my friend Jo left her son, 5-year-old Max, in the care of his grandmother. At the end of Grandma’s lesson she said, “So, Max, do you understand about snakes?”

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! hosted by Training Magazine Network. ** Disclaimers: “I am not a marketer or a game developer.&# (Although he plays a LOT of games).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My First Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The short story is within my first 5 minutes of exploring an island I was called a "bitch" and this guy was claiming to own "this world" and wanted me to pay him to get off the island. Sorry you had that experience, but Im glad to know Im not the only one. I didnt even get out of the newbie area before I was accosted by a cyber-creep.

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