Technical Communication: Don't Wordpass on Passwords
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
DECEMBER 16, 2014
from accessing Facebook to logging into their online banking account). If you'd like to create your own avatar, check out AJ's article. If you like Megan's articles, you'll love her live, online classes such as Train the EMR Trainer.
Why do learners want to learn on the mobile?
JUNE 9, 2014
Facebook 1 Twitter 9 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 5 Pinterest 1 mLearning is on the rise and will be. The reason?
Thinking out loud
DECEMBER 9, 2014
Well 2014 was another big year of thinking out loud for me, as evidenced by the range of articles that I blogged. I can’t use Facebook. Some of them were real doozies, and I’m pleased that they attracted excellent comments to extend the conversation.
Learning is Everybody’s Business
MAY 23, 2014
Facebook 1 Twitter 3 Google+ 2 LinkedIn 5 Pinterest 0 In our previous blog , we articulated how a judicious mix of instructor-led and online learning strategies will make your organization conducive for learning.
4 Tips to Writing eLearning Scripts That Sing
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
In a recent article in T+D magazine, author Cammy Bean provides several tips on scriptwriting that really resonate with me. Interesting side note: A recent Atlantic magazine article by Julie Beck cites research showing the fewer words you use, the more intelligent you appear.
Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014
DECEMBER 18, 2013
As there are few repeats, we encourage you to take advantage of ALL the tools we’ve mentioned in your personal and professional pursuits for 2014. The narrowed search options include "Articles, including patents" and "Case law". Have popular articles read to you by trained voice actors.
10 Tips to Earn Money as an eLearning Professional
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
LinkedIn and Facebook, as well as other social media sites, are great places to network online. Publishing eLearning articles and other eLearning content online gives you the opportunity to attract new clients and build a reputable online presence.
Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning
AUGUST 7, 2014
Whether it’s tweets from the Twitter feed, blog posts and articles, or the latest You Tube video and TED Talk, these essentially comprise nuggets and bytes of content in various forms that we pull from the environment and then string together to make sense and build a cohesive picture. Wikipedia Related articles Enterprise Microlearning (learnativity.com) Microlearning 4 Steps to Micro-Learning Mastery What is micro-learning? When and where does it work well?
10 Graphic Design tips for e-learning educators
JULY 29, 2014
In this article, we’ll explain why the design of an e-learning course is an important factor of its success and give a few basic guidelines that every e-learning educator should be familiar with. If you were to only take away a key insight from this article, it should be this.
Learning Styles Challenge -- Year Eight -- Now at $5,000
Will at Work Learning
AUGUST 4, 2014
Blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook! Two years later, two of the authors reiterated their findings in a separate--and nicely written--article for the Association for the Study of Medical Education. You can access that article at: [link] Here''s the research citation: . .
The Courageous Learning Rebel
JULY 14, 2014
You can challenge “under the radar”, those of you active on twitter or Facebook know this to be true. I emailed research, displayed case studies, and pointed to blogs and other reference articles to support the case. Displaying courage takes guts. Bear with me.
Megatrends in MOOCs: #6 More Social, More Collaborative
Your Training Edge
APRIL 30, 2014
To say that social media has flipped the business world on its head isn’t an understatement—from product development to marketing to customer relations and beyond, tools like Facebook and Twitter have completely changed how companies function. Copyright 2014 Bryant Nielson.
9 Must-Read Materials About Social Learning
OCTOBER 9, 2014
Those short but substantial 28 tips on using facebook, twitter and social media generally will teach you how to create and implement a plan for social learning that will engage your learners and use everything that social media offers to give the best results.
3 Use Cases For Integrating e-Learning In Your Business In 2015
DECEMBER 29, 2014
If you know how to post a message on Facebook, you have all the skills it takes. Happy Holidays, everyone, and keep checking this spot for more e-learning articles, tips and industry opinion. The holiday season.
Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2015
DECEMBER 9, 2014
Be sure to check out our 2013 and 2014 lists to see even more suggestions! Feedly tracks what you''ve read, enables you to star articles to save for later, and easily share your favorites across your social media networks.
Web vs Apps: The Battle Rages On
NOVEMBER 27, 2014
A year earlier, Joel Spolsky, who had helped create Visual Basic and was a project manager for Excel, had written an article saying that Microsoft had lost the API war, and that the Web makes the operating system irrelevant. In 2005 things seemed clear.
MOOCs in the Workplace and Heutagogy
MARCH 11, 2014
In 2014, Udacity will offer an online-only computer science master degree in partnership with Georgia Tech and AT&T Inc., Related articles I Failed My Online Course - But Learned A Lot About Internet Education Georgia Tech Offers MOOC Master?s Related articles
8 Advantages of a Learning Management System
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
To conceptualise this, think of Facebook or Twitter as a learning platform, where your employees share updates about blogs, pictures, infographics, videos etc that are related to their work and your business; and participate in online discussions by commenting on one anothers’ posts.
Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
APRIL 18, 2014
After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. Use Twitter, Facebook, Skype, Plus, and LinkedIn. Clark: First, the larger community, people like those you mention and the rest of the community, connect at events such as conferences, as well as by reading each other’s blogs, tweets, articles, and books.
Taking up residence
Learning with e's
MARCH 16, 2014
Along with Alison Le Cornu, White published an article in 2011 that countered the Digital Natives and Immigrants ideas of Marc Prensky. They may not be such regular users of Facebook , so are more likely to be visitors rather than residents within that particular social media environment.
Mobile Learning: A Designer’s Guide to Fighting Learner Distraction
JULY 24, 2014
The average mobile user also has a short attention span — most people skim headlines and prefer bite-size content to long articles. If modules do not meet this criterion, learners will move on to more interesting things or use their devices for other purposes like games and Facebook.
Top 10 Tools for Learning
JULY 22, 2014
Word: I write most of my articles and books in Word. Facebook: also a source of insight. Jane Hart compiles, every year, a list of the top 10 tools for learning. And, of course, it’s that time again, so here we go. I like what Harold Jarche did about tagging his list with the steps of his Seek-Sense-Share model for Personal Knowledge Mastery , so I’m adding that as well. In no particular order: 1.
Learning with e's
NOVEMBER 3, 2014
A journal article by Kirk and Pitches (2013) is a useful starting point, because they identify three specific categories of technology that have a place in contemporary learning. My last post was about integrating technologies into education.
Megatrends in MOOCs: #13 MOOCs as Relationship Builders
Your Training Edge
JUNE 18, 2014
In an age when customers can sink a business by posting negative reviews, and employees can take to Facebook and Twitter to broadcast their frustrations, relationships are paramount to business success. Copyright 2014 Bryant Nielson. We have finally come to the end of a long road.
Learning: Playing the Blame Game
AUGUST 20, 2014
I’ve been sitting on this article for a long time now, hoping my observations of meanness was just me. Reflection about how we are treating fellow L&D professionals: Read your tweets, your Facebook posts, and your blog (or blog comments) what are your words really saying?
Gamification in ACTION
JANUARY 8, 2014
By 2014, more than 70% of global 2000 organizations will have at least one ‘gamified’ application.” – Gartner. By 2014, 80 percent of current gamified applications will fail to meet business objectives primarily due to poor design.” – Gartner. Articles.
When to Bring Your Association’s Continuing Education Online
FEBRUARY 13, 2014
You repurpose content in ways that get the most bang for the buck whether that is by recording webinars and making them available on demand, granting online access to conference materials, or using educational articles from your magazine as online learning resources. Share this on Facebook. The following is a guest post from Moira Edwards, President and Consultant at Ellipsis Partners.
Learning Resolutions: Get Better as the Boss and the Wild and Crazy Guy
JANUARY 10, 2014
It’s really not a New Year’s Resolution per se, because I think it’s the kind of thing we have to keep reminding ourselves over and over again, but we’ll stick with it for this article anyway.
Is Virtual Reality Training in Your Future?
JUNE 5, 2014
Facebook® recently announced that it is purchasing Oculus VR® in a deal worth $2 billion. Check out this recent Wall Street Journal video article that features Mark Bolas, one of ICT’s directors, talking about future uses of virtual reality beyond gaming and the military.
Easygenerator is looking for an Online Marketing Intern!
OCTOBER 8, 2014
You will coordinate the creation of new articles, write new blog articles or press releases, and manage the social media accounts (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook). The internship is six months and can start as of 1st of November 2014. Intern requirements: Knowledge of online marketing and social media, Experience writing (web) articles, Excellent command of the English language, orally and written. Online Marketing Internship.
The Next Big Learning App! - not really
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
JANUARY 30, 2014
The kids are leaving (have left) Facebook for Snapchat. I guess most MOOCs are still so academic that it''s mostly about sitting and watching a lecture, reading a book or article as a group and discussing. C''mon people! Where is it?
Ask The Experts: Scott Oser
JULY 14, 2014
Scott Oser: Well, what I was really talking about in the article that I wrote was how marketers now need to have a lot more skills than just direct mail or just e-mail or just one thing. Share this on Facebook. Jack McGrath: Hi and welcome to another in our series Ask the Experts.
Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education
OCTOBER 28, 2014
Earlier this year, Associations Now wrote an article asking whether “binge learning” will become the new “binge watching.” Share this on Facebook.
The Value of Social Media in eLearning
MARCH 13, 2014
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Google+ have become our go-to tools to catch up on the news, gossip, and the lives of our friends and family. Sites like Twitter have news updated every second; you can discover new articles as soon as they’re posted.