The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

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I like to imagine performance support as an Exobrain … (and, of course, that I am one of the smart people in learning … guess I will have to ask Simon about that.)

12 Most Popular eLearning Posts: January 2011 Monthly Roundup

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Performance Support In Our Daily Lives. Discusses about two performance support tools that would enable us to do everyday tasks more effectively and with less effort – probably with better results. LMS for Training Companies – Then & Now: Get The Free eBook.

Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

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The Learning Circuits Big Question for May is: How do we need to change in what we do in order to address learning/performance needs that are on-demand? In my opinion, it’s not that providing on-demand learning and performance solutions is a new idea.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from My Presentations

E-learning Uncovered

This completes the realism of the scenario and gets them familiar with their actual performance support. All of these tools have free trials, so give them a spin and be sure to test your output on your target browsers and devices.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

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This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. So, let see the list of the free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. => Free text to speech.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. link] December 5-7, 2011 International Digital Curation Conference: Public?

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project. Brendan January 20, 2011 at 3:29 pm # Thanks for listing us!

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project. Brendan January 20, 2011 at 3:29 pm # Thanks for listing us!

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? In my free time, I enjoy reading, medical lectures, belly dancing and regular visits to my massage therapist.

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What does an mLearning participant look like?

Integrated Learnings

Just because there is a device available that can support this method of training delivery, does that mean that the learner is a good candidate for this type of learning? You can read more about this in my post on how technology supports learning. Feel free to share your experiences! Refresher Training Instructional Design Training Audience Video mLearning Performance Support Sales Training Mobile Learningby Dean Hawkinson.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

E-learning Uncovered

This completes the realism of the scenario and gets them familiar with their actual performance support. All of these tools have free trials, so give them a spin and be sure to test your output on your target browsers and devices.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

My thinking about training evaluation was turned on its head by a presentation at the February 2011 MNISPI meeting by Beth McGoldrick of Ameriprise’s RiverSource University. I am an avid film goer, music lover, bridge walker, and supporter of the Dashe & Thomson running team.

Trust Me

The Peformance Improvement

Employers are saying, “I can’t promise long-term employment, but if you are trustworthy and you trust me, I will support you and compensate you.” According to RealTime Performance , if you want to build trust in an organization, you need to: Be accountable for your actions.

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Mobile Learning: A couple examples of the promise it offers

Bottom-Line Performance

I support this trend; I see huge opportunities to engage learners in more appealing, motivating, and RELEVANT ways. NxStage offers home hemodialysis equipment – freeing many people in renal failure from being tied to a dialysis center multiple times a week.

3 Reasons Why Employee Performance Reviews are a Farce

Mindflash

Annual performance reviews should be buried without a eulogy. Here are my three reasons why employee performance reviews are a farce: 1. They are too rigid in form and content to be meaningful to each employee’s particular performance situation.

Profile of a learning architect: Julie Wedgwood

Clive on Learning

In January 2008, Julie Wedgwood commenced working with the Cheshire ICT Service, which provides support for 10,500 National Health Service employees across the county of Cheshire in the UK. With no budget, Julie took out a free 30-day trial of Adobe Connect and cheekily kept extending it.

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

Today, mLearnCon 2011 opens it doors to hundreds of visitors from in and around the US. We would be delivering a Master Class session based on this new platform titled ‘ Mobile Learning and Performance Support with Upside2Go ’, scheduled at 12.45

Instructional Systems Designer Tells Us His Solutions for Retaining Employee Knowledge

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In addition, job aids, continuity books, and even performance support solutions for critical tasks ensure production will not be interrupted if someone leaves. For five years I was in charge of the electronic performance support solutions for government clients at our office. Van Tiem’s “Fundamental of Performance Technology&# [ [link] ].

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Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

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They must perform on the spot. Rx for SMEs → Download Free Whitepaper The Top 10 Pitfalls of End User Training – and How to Avoid Them Given the current state of the economy, businesses large and small are looking for ways to improve productivity while maintaining quality.

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Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Dashe & Thomson

I should acknowledge here that there will continue to be some corporate function responsible for performance improvement, but traditional training departments will – at minimum – continue to be downsized and further decentralized.

Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

They are the free riders. A lurker might very well be giving back by performing better at their jobs, by sharing insights with others in the context of their daily work by using the learning gleaned from lurking.

Instructional Design for Beginners – What Motivates People To Learn?

Upside Learning

Help learners estimate the probability of success by presenting performance requirements and evaluation criteria. Ensure the learners are aware of performance requirements and evaluative criteria. ? Provide feedback and support internal attributions for success. ?

Impact of informal learning: output learning #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

The question of the month #LCBQ is: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or if they achieve the desired results?

What Can Charlie Sheen Teach Us About Internal Marketing? | Social.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS What Can Charlie Sheen Teach Us About Internal Marketing? by Jim on March 8, 2011 in social learning I’ll be honest.

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15 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –10

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Many analysts are predicting 2011 will be the year of the tablet. The new app is called simply Reader’s Digest and is a free app with one free sample / preview issue that offers a sample table of contents and select story previews. eLearning Outlook For 2011.

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Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

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View all posts by Michael → ← The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? March 17, 2011 at 12:14 am # I am adult learner educator.

Free e-Learning books

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> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. The self-directed learner has become the student of the 21 st century – one who needs more support and encouragement rather than direction.

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? The best aspects of the observed performances are emulated, and new ideas and innovations added.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

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Here’s how a typical LinkedIn network might look: Your weak ties are smaller circles, not at the center of a cluster I heard more support for the Weak Ties theory while attending a Knowledge Management conference in 2005.

Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background?

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

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This should come in the form of blended learning: using ILT, eLearning, performance support and user-generated content to teach the end users how to properly wield their powerful new tool.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

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Tweets Follow @dashethomson on Twitter Download Free Whitepaper The Top 10 Pitfalls of End User Training – and How to Avoid Them Given the current state of the economy, businesses large and small are looking for ways to improve productivity while maintaining quality.

Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better? by Guest on April 2, 2011 in performance support Lynn Cases is a Senior Training Consultant for Dashe & Thomson.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

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Jim May 11, 2011 at 3:33 pm # Glad you enjoyed the post, Liam! Trackbacks/Pingbacks Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social Learning Blog - May 5, 2011 [.]

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Fresh thoughts on competence and consciousness

Clive on Learning

They don't have any of the elaborate schema built up by expert performers over time and they flounder. Repeated practice with supportive feedback will bring those that persevere to a state of conscious competence.

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Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

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So, here’s my leap from that “over-the-partition” informal learning scenario to how social media can support social learning: YouTube (in other words, video learning).