Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

These kinds of participation entail affiliation with the online platforms like Facebook, or games; the activities where participants are able to develop new kinds of expression through fan-fiction writing, zines, mash-ups, collaboration, where learners are able to work with one another to complete tasks or develop skills and knowledge, like when using gaming, Wikipedia and other activities and where users shape the flow or distribution of media via forms like blogging and podcasting [1].

You’ve Been Learning All Wrong or What I learned from “Make It Stick: the Science of Successful Learning”

Pract.us

The book also includes effective tips for students, teachers, managers, employees, mentors, and anyone involved in the acquisition of new information or skills. Make a mash-up of practice. You might have to look it up. Just as spacing out recall adds challenge to study, mixing up different topics or “interleaving,” stresses the brain and improves learning results. For example, motor skills are best mastered by doing.

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Performance Support

Clark Quinn

Great post by Jay Cross that uses the history of performance support to set up the need for what Jay calls Learnscapes. Jay does speak to this in his post, but I'm not sure that the adoption of Enterprise 2.0 Jay tells us the early definition of Performance Support was: Performance Support empowered novice employees to get up to speed rapidly, to perform with a minimum of outside coaching or training, and to do the job as well or even better than experienced workers.

Content as a Service

Xyleme

As instructional designers, we create our learning products, package them up with all the content and media, wish them well, and ship them off to the LMS’s – never to be seen again. And the possibilities for highly specialized apps for learning, performance support, and content mash-ups is nearly unlimited. Mash-ups and on-demand publishing. For better or worse, the development of learning content has been a one-way push process.

Top 5 Talking Points from 2013 #LSCon

Unicorn Training

Security is a big issue in the corporate world and I picked up some useful pointers, although no definitive answers. Well, if I’ve got this right, the primary advantages over SCORM are that the standard is expected to be adopted for a wide range of activities in learning and beyond. As XAPI is taken up and evolves, so more verbs will be added. They claim that this approach makes content updating much easier, is “mobile ready”, and requires only easily learnable coding skills.

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Workforce learning in 2019: Finding patterns in a Clouded Crystall Ball

Adobe Captivate

GenY have grown up with rich-media and have a significant difference in attitude from the Gen X. People will want to create and communicate and do this quickly and without “due process” Authoring tools will need to support mashups, but I suspect that tools themselves need to be created as a mash-up of tools. Each constituent tool in the final mash-up relate to a specific media (text, audio, video etc.) and addressed a specific skill level.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

Despite this trend, most corporations have been slow to deploy mobile learning, and even fewer consider adopting learning apps. According to a 2011 Forrester Research report, “Informal Learning Garners Acceptance as a Legitimate Learning Approach,” 76 million millennials will make up 47 percent of the 2014 workforce and will soon become middle managers.

How Education Entrepreneurs Can Transcend a Crazy Busy Lifestyle with Executive Career and Mindset Coach Elizabeth Pearson

LifterLMS

She ended up leaving her six-figure income so she could better serve her coaching clients, and she achieved that six-figure income working for herself and her clients in her first year of running her business full-time. This is something that will run you into the ground and you’ll end up being a master of none if you become so busy and distracted in your life that you can’t focus on what the true priorities are. I’m never going to catch up to these people.”