eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Some Fonts Increase Trust A 2008 study by Sharath Sasidharan and Ganga Dhanesh for the Association of Information Systems found that typography can affect trust in eCommerce. by AJ George There is no denying that the most important thing about eLearning is solid content.

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Are You Breaking Learners’ Trust? - Tip #133

Vignettes Learning

Trust is a basic instinct. Even 18-month-old children know who they can or can’t trust. When we trust someone, we are willing to take risks. Even if we aren’t good swimmers, we’re willing to dive from a cliff into the sea with someone we trust. Why is Trust Important?

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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.

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.

Command-and-Control Leadership vs. People-Centered Leadership

The Peformance Improvement

However, switching to a people-centered approach means relinquishing control to others and trusting that employees will not abuse that responsibility. line item for travel) before they have earned the trust of their employees. A leader has to earn   the trust and respect of followers. Command-and-control leadership remains pervasive throughout business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

Collaboration: A mantra that makes work play!

ID Reflections

Regular social activities to build trust among team members. “Collaboration is a process through which people who see different aspects of a problem can constructively explore their differences and search for solutions that go beyond their own limited vision of what is possible.”

Trust--The Cornerstone of Collaboration

ID Reflections

The post is an attempt to begin an analysis of what is required to build and maintain trust and thus facilitate collaboration. What is the recipe for success when you need people to implicitly trust each other? lrnchat #edchat #collaboration #trust Me : This really is a difficult qs.

On the Road with Internet Time Alliance, December 2010

Jay Cross

Over the course of 18 days in December 2010, I took part in learning events in seven countries. Leaders do not trust employees with social media. Here are some of the things I learned. Brussels, Belgium.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Market Trends Update 2010. Offer an option for people who do not want to be contacted by your company/sales person, trust me, people like this, and if they like your product they still will buy it.

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Build Trust, Not Control

The Peformance Improvement

As we come out of the recession and companies prepare for hiring and growth, the level of trust in a company’s culture will have a lot to say about whether that organization will be successful or not. Without trust, employees become what Judy Bardwick, in her article titled "The High Cost of Mistrust," calls actively disengaged. She writes:  The absence of trust is not simply passive—that something is missing. In fact, employees don’t want blind trust.

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?

What is being a curator of digital microcontent? Or, the one with the big stuffed animals at Wal-Mart.

Janet Clarey

The Digital Curation Center began the work of defining the concepts, goals, tasks and research needs associated with a challenging area (“maintaining and adding value to a trusted body of digital information for current and future use.&# ).

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eLearning Outsourcing: 5 Keys To Make It Work

Upside Learning

It is important to setup proper communication channels and keep them open to create an environment of confidence & trust between your own team and the vendor’s development team.

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?)

How to Harness Informal Learning

Rob Hubbard

Organisations have to trust their employees, which is not an easy thing to do and, in many cases, change the way that they perceive learning altogether. Picture the scene… an increasingly frustrated Bob is trying to work out where a particular field is on a database.

Employer-Employee Loyalty

The Peformance Improvement

The new social contract between employer and employee that Moravec describes is based on trust with a heavy dose of reality. Employer and employee must be able to trust that each is making the best decisions given actual market and financial conditions. To get the most from these workers, an employer must create mutual trust quickly and sustain it until the temporary employee leaves. The social contract between employer and employee has changed dramatically in recent years.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

It’s a good thing I can trust her. PowerPoint Color Swatch : quickly create custom color themes in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses.

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.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

It’s a good thing I can trust her. 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. Why Games Make Great Learning Solutions - Bottom-Line Performance , November 4, 2010Finally – I have time to write a blog post about some of the wonderful stuff I’m immersed in at DevLearn 2010.

Here Are More Than 200 Free Rapid E-Learning Tutorials

Rapid eLearning

Trust me, there are more people getting started looking for simple tips than there are experts looking for advanced help. A few weeks ago I offered some advice on how to become an elearning pro without spending a dime.

Here’s How to Be an E-Learning Superstar in 2010

Rapid eLearning

If you’re in the same boat, here are some tips to help make 2010 a good year for you. So if you want 2010 to be the year you really kicked your elearning skills into gear, here are some tips on how to join the rapid elearning community. Trust me.

A day with Dave Snowden

Jay Cross

15 is the number of trust, the size of the traditional family. Establishes trust. Dave Snowden is a compelling storyteller, mad genius, and irascible Welshman who has pioneered the mash-up of complexity theory and management practice.

Game Based Learning 2010 – Recap: Day 1

Upside Learning

However, elections are round the corner so my trust would only go so far. Daniel Glaser talked of the various kinds of projects Wellcome Trust is involved with. I attended the two day conference on Game Based Learning held earlier this week in London.

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

He chairs the Internet Time Alliance, a brain trust of six thought leaders who help companies boost their collective intelligence and profitability through networks. What organizations must do is trust and inspire their people to take responsibility and make decisions. Interview.

Do we really need narration?

Making Change

So it seems even more likely that we can confidently display silent text on the screen and trust our learners to read at the pace that’s best for them. When should elearning be narrated?

Do we really need narration?

Making Change

So it seems even more likely that we can confidently display silent text on the screen and trust our learners to read at the pace that’s best for them. When should elearning be narrated?

Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? Or should they be separated? Or ????

Automation is out; Innovation is in! How will L&D address this?

ID Reflections

Preamble Dan Pink, Harold Jarche, Dave Snowden, Jay Cross, Jane Hart, Shawn Callahan, Howard Gardner, et al. have been talking about it, writing about it, warning folks to take heed. Giving organizations the wake up call!

3 Training Myths You Need to Bust

Mindflash

By re-examining the needs and goals and applying metrics that dig deeper than course completions you can start to bust this myth and build understanding, mutual respect, and trust with your training audience. Perpetuating certain myths about training can be an easy way to side-step larger problems. For example, when training fails to take root with the audience, we fall back on the myth of the “bad trainee.”

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Quotes and excerpts on the need for Learning 2.0 from the Best of T+D: 2007-2009

ID Reflections

Gartner , a research institute, estimates that the frequency of nonroutine situations that require tacit knowledge will double between 2006 and 2010. The peer-to-peer environment of CoPs fosters employees’ natural trust in advice from someone in their situation. Excerpts from the Best of T+D | 2007 - 2009 Harold Jarche in Skills 2.0 : As knowledge workers, we are like actors--only as good as our last performance.

Trust me on this.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Lessons from fifty years ago! Some will come and some will go. We shall surely pass. When the one that left us here. Returns for us at last. We are but a moment’s sunlight. Fading in the grass. C’mon people now, Smile on your brother. Ev’rybody get together.

Style counsel

E-Learning Provocateur

I just don’t trust the echo chamber. Sometimes I am a contrarian thinker. Not because I enjoy antagonism – I don’t. And the echo chamber has been giving learning styles a beating. So I ask you: is that beating warranted? The theory.

The end of publishing as we know it

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous article , I pondered how we are – finally! entering the age of the e-book. Already we are seeing an acceleration in the sales of e-books, which I expect will correlate with a resurgence of reading as an informal learning activity.