The Best of e-Learning in February 2015


We find ourselves in a convergence of technological, cultural and workplace transformations—a perfect storm,” says Connie Malamed in this article. Nashville Notes: LUC 2015 at the Music City Center. The post The Best of e-Learning in February 2015 appeared first on.

3 Ways to Get Your Creative Mojo Going (When You Aren’t Feeling it)

Learning Rebels

As any marketer knows, music is a powerful motivator. Just take a moment and listen to the music in the different stores you frequent. Music connects the brain to emotions. Scientists have discovered that upbeat music affects the mood and a happy mood affects overall behavior.

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Welcome OpenSesame's Intern Class of 2015


Help us welcome our 2015 Summer Interns! For fun, I spend my free time skateboarding, playing and observing strategic games, reading, listening to music, and learning music theory. I love the creative energy of Portland, and I’m excited to experience more of that culture this summer at OpenSesame! Initially my interest in technology and education drew me to OpenSesame, but the awesome people and great company culture had me coming back for more.

Soundscapes for elearning

Sponge UK

Sound is critical in many visual mediums; modern cinema uses sound effects to create a sense of reality and music to illicit an emotional response. Appropriate Sound or music must match the tone of the learning; get it right and it will complement the experience.

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eLearning Lessons from the 80s

eLearning Brothers

Twenty feet away, my coworker, Brother Todd, is blasting a nonstop playlist of ’80s music from his computer. In many ways, it was a renaissance of media, culture, and technology that we owe in part for our technological abundance today.

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Awesome Quotes On The Evolving Nature Of Learning


Instant Messenger was flashing continuously, his cell phone was constantly ringing, and he was downloading music and watching the TV over his shoulder. QUOTE. “ I heard a great story recently… of a little girl who was in a drawing lesson.

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What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?

eLearning Brothers

As consumer savvy continues to change, corporate culture becomes the major source of brand equity. Enhance your animations and slides with music that supports the content. Don’t settle for bad music. On your music track you want to lower the volume in that range.

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Opening Keynote with David Pogue #DevLearn

Learning Visions

Disruptive Tech: The unrecognizable New Landscape of Tech and Culture. Ocarina is an app that turns the phone into a musical instrument. Books, music, learning, movies.

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The Polymath Proposition

Clark Quinn

It’s led me further, too, exploring org change and culture, myth and ritual, engagement and fun, aesthetics and media, and other things I can’t even recall right now. research was related to the power of models as a basis for solving new problems in uncertain domains, and so I continue to collect them like others collect autographs or music. At the recent DevLearn conference, one of the keynotes was Adam Savage.

Punk learning

Learning with 'e's

By 1977, punk music had emerged as a creative force to be reckoned with. It was a form of music that was furiously loud, aggressively energetic and full of discordant anger. To release a record you didn't have to bow and scrape to the multi-national music publishers and labels.

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Instant Messenger was flashing continuously, his cell phone was constantly ringing, and he was downloading music and watching the TV over his shoulder. QUOTE. “ I heard a great story recently… of a little girl who was in a drawing lesson.

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6 reasons to use video in your induction elearning

Sponge UK

Culture provides new employees with an overview of the organisation including its history, values and ethics. Culture. Music can add emotion to help inspire people about their new employer. Video is a popular choice for induction elearning, and with good reason.

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3 Ways Learner Mood Affects Your Entire Organization


It can improve communication between colleagues, increase capacity for learning, and permeate nearly every aspect of your company’s culture. He cites a 2010 study where participants’ moods were manipulated using music and videos.

Engaging the Passive Learner


Use visuals, music, dramatic sound effects, use avatars, storylines – in fact, use any technique that creates uniqueness in this learning experience. Develop an eLearning culture Recognition and reward systems are pivotal in developing learning cultures. Learners who feel they are contributing to the learning culture will experience the responsibility to utilize the knowledge as an example and to improve performance at work.

That’s not my style: Learning preferences and instructional design

Obsidian Learning

MI theory groups abilities into eight categories or “intelligences”: Linguistic, Logical-Mathematical, Spatial, Bodily-Kinesthetic, Musical, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal, and Naturalistic. A cross-cultural study of Taiwanese and Kuwaiti EFL students’ learning styles and multiple intelligences.

Share trading

Learning with 'e's

The Internet is challenging this culture. Later, you were able to share your photographs, and other content such as music or video with your friends and family, and see the content they shared with you. The educational implications of social media culture are clear.

Better Communication with Internal Video

KZO Innovations

These kind of videos are great for experimentation, but they can also scale communication, improve onboarding processes, and document company culture and history. . A common production process includes writing the script and editing the email campaign, shooting the video using anything as easy as PhotoBooth or your smartphone, giving it a quick edit in iMovie (or a similar program), doing a few more takes and chopping it all up and combining it, and even adding music.

Letting Go of the Need to Know Everything: Use Context Setting Learning Objectives

Vignettes Learning

According to Dr. Daniel Levitin, PhD , author of the bestselling book This is Your Brain On Music, we process 34 gigabytes of information during our leisure time alone and we would have created a world with 300 exabytes of human made information.

Danger illustrated

Learning with 'e's

Then there was Maria von Trapp (played by Julie Andrews in the movie musical The Sound of Music. They may have discussed the history of bottle water, its cultural impact, or even debated the plastic bottle in terms of how easy it would be to recycle its component parts.

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Good morning Barcelona!! Jim Groom at #EDEN15

Learning with 'e's

He is nicknamed the 'Reverend' (oh the irony), and is a purveyor of American pop culture, experimental educational technology and out-of-left-field philosophy. His keynote speech at EDEN 2015 started in anarchic, Robin Williams style 'Good morning Barcelona!!'

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Resistance is futile

Learning with 'e's

It took a great deal of effort to introduce the new computers into such a conservative learning culture. Another area that has been disrupted is music. Culturally Wikipedia has thoroughly disrupted the idea that you need to consult a printed encyclopaedia to get expert information.

Think for yourselves, plagiarists

Jay Cross

“ Organizations and Cultures by dcarmona.”Informal ” A Study: Informal Learning & Formal Learning in a General Music Classroom by Joon Hwang WONG Raffles Institution, Singapore. In 2006, Jossey-Bass published a book of mine on Informal Learning.

From basketball courts to Nintendo rooms, here are 9 of Chicago’s hottest tech offices


How the space informs company culture: Our space was designed to help us celebrate our industry, promote gratifying relationships with colleagues, and simply provide for a highly supportive and rewarding work environment. We created a space to fit and further enable that culture.

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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. It''s a mishmash of edtech, 80s pop culture, animated GIFs, retro toys, ds106 art, and all things cinema.

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Will the ‘Sound of Silence’ create new paths in learning?

Origin Learning

Think of Simon Garfunkel and the enchanting music of ‘Sound of Silence’ compel you to break into a song. The availability of digital bandwidth makes a historical dive possible as it throws light on the ‘culturally, historically, or aesthetically important’ song album.

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Improvising our way beyond emergency remote teaching


Since 2015 the quest for Kadenze, Inc. Whether teaching established foundational material in graphic design, for example, or cutting edge tools for music composition, the challenge is the same. Image by Nathan Dumlao / Unsplash.

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13 Awesome Time Management Apps That Will Make 2018 Your Most Productive Year

WalkMe Training Station

Bought by Microsoft in 2015, Wunderlist keeps your whole team in the loop by letting you share, comment, and collaborate on any task or to-do list. Developed by three neuroscientists, Focus@Will offers you music that has been mixed and edited to serve a specific neurological purpose. This is music that’s specifically designed to help you concentrate and get in the zone. “There just aren’t enough hours in the day.”. How many times have you heard, said, or thought that phrase?

Why Understanding the Employee Lifecycle is Essential for Business Growth


” It is no wonder, therefore, that 63 per cent of employers list employee retention as a “Top Priority “ (data from the Payscale compensation Best Practice Report 2015). Back when I was in high school I used to study piano and music theory.

A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training


It was a time of flannel shirts, grunge music, OJ Simpson, The Rachel hair style, Sony Playstation, Linux, the World Wide Web, and CBT transitioning to WBT. The Music and Newspaper industries most notably began to die, as self-publishing grew on the internet.

17 ways you can develop your creativity and improve your design performance

Unicorn Training

MusicListening to music whilst you work, walk or unwind can help you relax and give your brain the capacity to think clearly and calmly.13. Is creativity a natural born talent or a nurtured skill?

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Sprinting Toward the Finish Line

CLO Magazine

Over the past three years Nationwide also has focused on bolstering its organizational culture with talent development being a key component. That learning culture is still evolving with innovation playing a vital role.


Jay Cross

SAP understood the mechanics but was oblivious to cultural issues. Vladimir Tepliakov: Rusnano Corporation has a 300 million Euro grant to develop nano tech by 2015. Music, food, Christmas decorations, gluhwein, and tens of thousands of boisterous people.

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Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Coach After the Engagement Study Organizations continue to use engagement studies to measure workplace cultures. Learn from stories of others so you can use your training powers to lead your company through the rough cultural transition.

GE TV: Elliott Masie on the Future of Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

How stories and music can be used in learning. You invited our mutual friend Karl Kapp to talk about gamification at your Learning conference in 2015. In all of those shows, what we find about music is that there’s an emotional/biological reaction to it.

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In case you missed it – a year in posts

Clive on Learning

There's more to learning than a quiz September Life in the Shallows (review) Four roles for social media in workplace learning Courses and resources Music and learning: do they mix? In the unlikely event that you’re bored over the holidays, here’s a quick index to 104 posts and 35000+ words of Clive on Learning in 2010. I’m going to enjoy a little break. January Learning in 3D: a stop on the world blog book tour (review) Is it time for Learning Technologies to use learning technologies?

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] January 9-12, 2013 Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) International Conference: Science Education through a Historical Cultural Lens, Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Clayton R.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

Up 200 percent from 2015, Facebook serves 8 billion views per day and people watch 100 million hours of video per day. We include soft music, which neither adds nor detracts from the content, whether you view with or without audio turned on. Video is HOT right now! Like, on fire.