8 Scary and Uncomfortable Reasons for the Growth of Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Technology as the Solution In some cases, the learning and development professionals of the organization don't want to take a hard look at the effectiveness of their programs. Terrorism One event that curbed travel and helped spur a wider adoption of virtual classroom technology was the vicious attacks at the World Trade Center on 9/11. Virtual Classrooms are Really Boring We've all multi-tasked while attending a WebEx, Centra Session or an Adobe Connect presentation.

Profile of a learning architect: Tiina Paju-Pomfret

Clive on Learning

This was accomplished using Bupa’s Saba Centra virtual classroom platform. The team still delivers some one day, face-to-face courses, but with a shift in emphasis away from simply teaching software applications towards focusing on how those applications can be used to help you work more effectively. Agile course development Tiina has adopted agile frameworks for her own team’s development projects. Production values play second fiddle to simplicity and effectiveness.

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LMSs that kick ass: Saba

Janet Clarey

Saba’s native & long-standing social learning toolset includes Wikis, Communities of Practice, User-generated content capture and exchange, Discussion Forums, Q&A, Expert location, RSS, Search-based learning and — significantly — Saba Centra, a real-time collaborative capability for Web-conferencing, e-Meetings & Virtual Classes. The sixth LMS in the LMSs that kick ass Friday series is Saba.

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Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Person-to-person instruction is no longer cost-effective. Remember Digital Think, SmartForce, Pensare, NETg, KnowledgeNet, UNext, Docent, One Touch, Centra, InterWise, and their brethren? Many of the corporations that adopted eLearning fell under the same mistaken spell that beguiled investors. Studies) Most corporate training is an example of the “Streetlight Effect.”. Besides, learning on the job is more effective than learning outside of the job.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

If we give people access to broadband, and they learn how to effectively use the new digital tools, how can we be sure they become digitally literate? A Deliberate and Effective PLE - Learnadoodledastic , September 17, 2010 Thinking about my own PLE in relation to the reading led me to developing my own PLE Model. Conversation was a more effective teacher than school. Centra (4). Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010.

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

This was the first time I presented on this topic and the first time I led a session using Saba’s Centra platform. The “younger” generation does not have a high level of use of collaborative knowledge creation tools (“2.0”) and don’t adopt radically different patterns of knowledge creation and sharing. Research Initiative for Teaching Effectiveness, University of Central Florida.