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eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 2-5, 2012 Big Ideas Fest: Design, Innovate, Activate, 4 th , conference focused on innovation in education , Half Moon Bay, California, USA. link] December 5-6, 2012 EDUCAUSE Campus IT Policy Workshop, San Diego, California, USA. link] January 27-28, 2013 Health 2.0

Friday News Roundup: California teen digital law, Bill Gates mistake, and more

OpenSesame

Check out our stories on California’s newest digital law, Bill Gates’ “mistake,” work weight gain, and more. Each week we take the most interesting news from the human resources and training fields… and this week there were plenty of exciting stories.

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Top 10 Posts From 2013

OpenSesame

Whether you’re a long time reader or just getting started on our blog, check out our top ten blog posts from 2013. Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2013. Do you have a favorite post from 2013?

MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

MOOCs gained credibility when the American Council on Education recommended some for credit, and the California and Texas higher education systems started to look for ways to use MOOCs, especially for over-enrolled and remedial classes. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson.

Online Training: What's Up With MOOCs?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

And maybe that time is already here, as some places are already offering pared down versions of their courses, marketing them as similar to MOOCs, and charging money (but also giving credit) for them:  "MOOCs" for Credit Come to California. by AJ George  A few weeks ago I talked about online training and posed the question: How big is too big? This week I want to focus on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

Jay works from the Internet Time Lab in Berkeley, California, high in the hills a dozen miles east of the Golden Gate Bridge and a mile and a half from UC Berkeley. 50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10. part 1 of 5. People learn their jobs by doing their jobs.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Source: Institute for Research on Learning (now defunct), Menlo Park, California, 1999. . He lives with his wife Uta and two miniature longhaired dachshunds in the hills of Berkeley, California.

Meridian LMS to Educate Californians About Affordable Care Act by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Meridian Knowledge Solutions is implementing its software-as-a-service LMS and social platform to support Covered California in the education of nearly nine million Californians about the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

Several prestigious US universities, Stanford, U of Michigan, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, U of Pennsylvania, U of California, Berkeley, have started a large scale experiment in MOOCs. DAVID WEINBERGER | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013. MOOC on complexity JAY CROSS | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013.

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CA Workshop Resources

Kapp Notes

In Silicon Valley California having a great time conducting a workshop. Great interactions and insights. Here are some resources from the workshop. Introduction. Slides on Game Elements. Game Elements from Karl Kapp. Slides on Motivation I. Motivation slides from Workshop from Karl Kapp.

Flipped Physical Education Helps Students and Families Get Fit and Have Fun

Visual Lounge

I’m a sixth grade PE teacher at the Cupertino Middle School in California. Guest post by PE teacher Judson Sickler. Follow Judson on Twitter at @SickJud. The flipped classroom is a buzzword that has been aggressively circulating throughout the education community over the past couple years.

U.S. News & World Report: 2013 Best Online Education Programs

CLO Magazine

Best Online Education Program Rankings 2013 For the full list of rankings, click here. University of Southern California (Viterbi) 2. University of Southern California (Viterbi) 2. Online bachelor's degree programs as well as graduate online degree programs in business, engineering, nursing, education and computer information technology (IT) were ranked. Washington — Jan. 15 U.S.

The Dream of Personalization – Far fetch but Possible

Vignettes Learning

California legislators this year introduced a “Right to Know” bill that would require companies to reveal to individuals the “personal information” they store—in other words, a digital copy of every location trace and sighting of their IP address.

Corporate Classrooms: Adapting to change

CLO Magazine

” As 2013 draws to a close, much of that has proven to be true. The company’s most recent addition came in January when Morton Hanson, a University of California at Berkeley School of Information professor — and co-author of Jim Collins’ best-selling book, “Great By Choice” — joined the company. Despite expectations for its demise, the classroom has experienced a revitalization of sorts.

Training Grants for Businesses By State

OpenSesame

California. California Employment Training Pane l. Upon entering the professional world, everyone learns the same lesson—education doesn’t stop after school. Learning is a life-long pursuit and often so much of our professional skills are shaped on the job, as opposed to in a classroom.

If Not ADDIE, Then What with Michael Allen #astdtk13

Learning Visions

I'm at the ASTD Tech Knowledge 2013 Conference kicking off today January 29, 2013 in San Jose, California. Kineo. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. These are my liveblogged notes from a concurrent session with Dr. Michael Allen.

Learning Café Call – L&D should include MOOCs in employee learning strategies.

Learning Cafe

MOOCs had exploded into the academic consciousness in summer 2011, when a free artificial-intelligence course offered by Stanford University in California attracted 160,000 students from around the world — 23,000 of whom finished it. After some discussion amongst the Learning Café community, today we ready to put make a prediction and make this call. MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) can be a mainstream employee learning option.

The Masterclass on Informal Learning

Jay Cross

Two or three managers spend two days at the Internet Time Lab in Berkeley, California, in a heavily personalized experience. Your organization has decided to tilt in the direction of informal learning. Colleagues tell you that it can be faster, better, and cheaper than traditional approaches.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)

Jay Cross

Here’s my informal take on what’s going on: The 70:20:10 Forum will launch in March 2013! Jay works from the Internet Time Lab in Berkeley, California, high in the hills a dozen miles east of the Golden Gate Bridge and a mile and a half from UC Berkeley.

MOOCs: From the Classroom to the Conference Room

Your Training Edge

A February 2013 survey, conducted by the Chronicle of Higher Education, found that of 103 professors who had taught a MOOC, a full 79% believed MOOCs were worth the hype. As of now, there is no formal credit system, but in February 2013 the American Council on Education recommended five MOOCs for credit and the California State Senate is currently considering a bill that would allow students to receive credit for taking MOOCs. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson.

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Passport to Performance

CLO Magazine

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a California-based journalist. Learn how Expedia Inc. ditched ratings and reinvented its performance management program with a focus on ongoing feedback. SNAPSHOT: Expedia Inc. ditched ratings and reinvented its performance management program with a focus on ongoing feedback. Through brainstorming and role-play, managers learned how to give productive feedback to enhance employee performance. The performance management system at Expedia Inc.,

Apple’s Secret Training Ground

CLO Magazine

Hansen, a noted academic and co-author of the best-selling Jim Collins book Great By Choice , joined its staff from the University of California at Berkeley. Apple keeps a tight lid on what goes on in its learning organization, Apple University. Apple Inc.’s ’s learning organization, Apple University, grabbed headlines last month when Morten T.

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danah boyd ASTD Tech Knowledge Key Note #astdtk13

Learning Visions

These are my liveblogged notes from ASTD Tech Knowledge 2013 Opening Keynote kicking off today January 29, 2013 in San Jose, California. Kineo. 10206. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE.

Learning Café Call – L&D/HR should include MOOCs in employee learning strategies.

Learning Cafe

MOOCs had exploded into the academic consciousness in summer 2011, when a free artificial-intelligence course offered by Stanford University in California attracted 160,000 students from around the world — 23,000 of whom finished it.

Nick Bilton Day Two Keynote “I live in the future” #astdtk13

Learning Visions

I'm at the ASTD Tech Knowledge 2013 Conference kicking off today January 29, 2013 in San Jose, California. Kineo. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. These are my liveblogged notes from the day two keynote with @nickbolton. Apologies for typos and incoherence. New York Times, columnist. link]. nickbolton. Author of: I live in the future and here’s how it works. All our devices are increasingly becoming connected. 3 SCREENS: phone, computer, tv screens.

#DevLearn 2013 Bloomsburg Instructional Technology Alumni Well Represented!

Kapp Notes

It was especially fun to have lunch with Debby as she is a current online student of ours living in California. Once again, DevLearn was a fun and exciting event. Always a good time meeting old friends and making new friends.

Brain and Memory with Arthur Kohn #astdtk13

Learning Visions

I'm at the ASTD Tech Knowledge 2013 Conference kicking off today January 29, 2013 in San Jose, California. These are my liveblogged notes from a concurrent session with Arthur Kohn. Apologies for typos and incoherence. Brain and Memory: Seven Tips that Improve E-Learning. Arthur Kohn, PhD. Fulbright Professor of Cognitive Science. He starts us off with a memory test.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-7, 2011 National Staff Development Council (NSDC): Capture the Magic, Anaheim, California, USA. link] December 4-7, 2011 Big Ideas Fest , 3 rd , conference focused on innovation in education, Half Moon Bay, California, USA. Clayton R.

Learning Café Call – L&D/HR should include MOOCs in employee learning strategies.

Learning Cafe

MOOCs had exploded into the academic consciousness in summer 2011, when a free artificial-intelligence course offered by Stanford University in California attracted 160,000 students from around the world — 23,000 of whom finished it.

Can Music Make for Better Learners?

CLO Magazine

“A U2 album is designed to have you driving up the California [interstate] 1 with the top down on your convertible singing your heart out,” Henshall said. Many people enjoy listening to music as they work. But does it make them more productive and better learners? Will Henshall has touched just about every nook and cranny of the music business. In the early 1990s, he played guitar in the U.K.-based

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (2)

Jay Cross

Jay works from the Internet Time Lab in Berkeley, California, high in the hills a dozen miles east of the Golden Gate Bridge and a mile and a half from UC Berkeley. 50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10. Part 2 (Here’s Part 1 ). The 70 percent: learning from experience.

Estimating E-Learning Course Length

E-learning Uncovered

For example, the state of California requires that all supervisors take a course in harassment prevention that is two hours long. Knowing how long a course is going to be is important for many reasons. In an ideal world, a course should be exactly as long as it needs to be to meet its goals—not a minute less, not a minute more. But there are some real-world reasons why you might need to contain the length.

Study Reveals Plight of Middle-Wage Jobs

CLO Magazine

Texas (25 percent) and California (23 percent) have created the largest total number of new middle-wage jobs in the nation, but they''re in the middle of the pack in terms of the share of all new jobs. Just 25 percent of all new jobs added in the U.S. since 2010 fall in the middle-wage range, trailing the share of both high-wage jobs and low-wage jobs. Chicago — Oct. 10 Research from the Federal Reserve shows that the share of middle-skill or middle-wage jobs in the U.S.

How screencasting has helped one student feel more prepared for college

Visual Lounge

Tiana Kadkhoda is a senior at Santa Monica High School in Santa Monica, California. Guest post by Tiana Kadkhoda. Milo of Croton, the early Olympian, was renowned for his legendary strength. Every day Milo would carry a calf on his back up a large mountain.

Study: Physical Environment Influences Likelihood of Dishonest Behavior

CLO Magazine

It is co-authored by Andy Yap, a former doctoral student at Columbia Business School and currently a visiting professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management; Abbie Wazlawek, a doctoral student at Columbia Business School; Brian Lucas, a doctoral student at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University; Amy Cuddy, a professor at Harvard Business School; and Dana Carney, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (5)

Jay Cross

Jay works from the Internet Time Lab in Berkeley, California, high in the hills a dozen miles east of the Golden Gate Bridge and a mile and a half from UC Berkeley. 50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10. Here are Part 1 and Part 2 and Part 3 and Part 4 ).

Fall 2013 Chief Learning Officer Symposium Concludes in Palm Springs

CLO Magazine

2, 2013 — Corporate learning leaders close meeting with keynote address from psychologist and researcher Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson Rancho Mirage, Calif., 2, 2013 — The associate director of the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia Business School, Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson, delivered the closing keynote today at the Fall 2013 Chief Learning Officer Symposium. Rancho Mirage, Calif.,