The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?”

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Engaging Participants 4: Virtual Engagement

Your Training Edge

Most organizations have turned to various forms of online and virtual training because it is cost effective, it reaches a wide audience, and it serves many generations of learners. Be sure that online instructors don’t sound as if they are reading content.

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Why You Can’t Deliver Virtual Training With Legacy Tactics


Yet sales enablement professionals must get new hires up to speed and keep teams on track in a world where face-to-face meetings are impossible. But building a virtual training program when you’ve relied on in-person sessions can feel like an overwhelming task. Virtual Training

Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Here are some emerging events happening in the corporate virtual immersive environment (VIE) space. Aggressive and Targeted Integration with enterprisewide applications: Teleplace just announced that it is now fully integrated with MS SharePoint and now joins ProtoSphere as players looking to meld enterprise applications with virtual immersive environments. Market Research Media in its recent research report “Virtual Conference & Trade Show Market Forecast 2010-2015“.

Podcast Episode 6: Franchise Training Adoption – With Trista Kimber

Talented Learning

And how does training adoption help ensure a consistent customer experience? So how can franchisors encourage training adoption? We’re over 30 years old as a brand, and the brand experience – Hooters hospitality – is world-famous. Training adoption matters.

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Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

How Will the Coronavirus Shape Virtual Learning and Work? As a result, we should be ready to help organizations adopt virtual learning solutions and integrate them into their workflows. Every LMS customer operates at a different point along the learning content journey, from live instructor-led-training to virtual classroom delivery to self-paced online content. To ensure proper use of this equipment, 3M will also need to provide immediate access to virtual learning.

5 Reasons Virtual Reality Learning is Worth Considering


This year everybody’s talking about Virtual Reality, another trend that will eventually burn itself out, right? Virtual Reality is definitely getting a lot of attention, but unlike a lot of learning trends, VR has some solid research behind it and some interesting proof points.

5 Reasons Why Virtual Training Software Is So Successful


It would’ve sounded like a sci-fi fantasy only a few decades ago. Fast forward to today, and 86% of all organizations now have online virtual training as a staple of office work. But what caused such a tremendous rise in the adoption of virtual training labs ?

Bringing the Future Forward

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality for learning is no longer an abstract concept — it’s here. Virtual reality has the potential to fundamentally change how learning happens. How do you simulate that in a virtual reality world?”.

LearnTrends - Sound - Best of eLearning Learning

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Virtual Worlds, Innovation and Adoption , September 24, 2009. Sound (27). Best of eLearning Learning. September 18, 2009 to September 25, 2009. Upcoming Free Online Webinars. Metrics for the Modern CLO: How to Measure Formal and Informal Learning. Thursday, October 08, 2009. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Tuesday, October 13, 2009. Formalizing Informal Learning …What? Thursday, October 15, 2009. Featured Sources.

The Eyes Have It – How the Brain Uses Our Eyes to See the World


Compare that to about 8% for sound and you get a sense of the importance of our eyes – and the neural network behind them. It makes perfect sense to me that we recognize our eyes as windows by which we let the outside world into our mind.

Technology and Training: Using Artificial Intelligence for Learning and Development


For these reasons and more, it’s only a matter of time before AI and related technologies such as Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality transform the field of Learning & Development (L&D). Virtual Reality (VR). <

When worlds collide

Learning with e's

They argue that learners are in varying stages of readiness to create and adopt their own personal learning environments and that a deeper understanding of this is required to ensure future success. Sounds like two worlds are about to collide.

6 Ways to Use Virtual Reality Training to Empower Your Workforce


Traditionally, much of that knowledge is theoretic, words or images on a screen that can be applied to a real-world situation after the fact. In other words, virtual reality is far more than a concept embraced by gamers and technology geeks.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM.

Mark Oehlert

Main | "A Vision of Students Today" from the Creators of "The Machine is Us/ing Us" » October 19, 2007 Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM. Here is the Virtual Worlds Weekly coverage and a clarifying post from Christian Renaud.

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The 5 habits of master virtual trainers


Virtual training is a wonderful career option for digital nomads, who prefer to work while traveling and getting to know what the world has to offer. Master virtual trainers adopt five habits that might be useful to you too.

5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Software Training Platform


Almost half of employees in an Oracle survey said that insufficient training was a barrier to adopting new workplace technologies. Am I spending a chunk of my training budget flying instructors across the world to deliver training to employees or customers? Accelerate product adoption.

Mirror Neurons, Virtual training, Crowds, Misunderstanding, Long Tail, & Copyright

Big Dog, Little Dog

Virtual training at Fort Benning. This suggests that the brain is constantly creating hypotheses about the world and checking them against reality. Those that pass muster are adopted. Cognisco, the world's leading intelligent employee assessment specialist.

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read


Virtual instructor-led training books (3). If we were to summarize training into a sound bite, it would be close to something like, “ It’s about mastery, stupid ”. Sounds amazing, right? Virtual instructor-led training books. The world of work is changing.

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)


There’s plenty of industry chatter about augmented and virtual reality, predictive analytics and machine learning. You totally thought the focus of this article would be augmented and virtual reality, didn’t you?). 1 : Convert classroom learning to virtual. Mobile Adoption.

Future of Learning – 3 top technologies that will deliver better learning

Ed App

Much of this sounds like common sense and not so futuristic at all, however, eLearning companies that embrace this agile methodology are still very new and represent the current bleeding edge of L&D. Augmented Reality and Virtual reality.

Future of Learning – 3 top technologies that will deliver better learning

Ed App

Much of this sounds like common sense and not so futuristic at all, however, eLearning companies that embrace this agile methodology are still very new and represent the current bleeding edge of L&D. Augmented Reality and Virtual reality.

Are Learning Experience Platforms the Next LMS?


What people describe when they talk about an LXP sounds great. In this narrative, savvy educators should adopt early to stay ahead of the curve. Many LMS platforms offer functionality to create micro learning courses, and those that don’t can hardly be long for this world. LXPs really pick up when they enter the realm of truly advanced technologies, including artificial intelligence, virtual reality , and augmented reality.

Three Ways Technology is Changing the Learning Space (Plus One)


Whenever a new tool is available, we’re ready to give it a try, eager to adopt the latest way to help people learn. A funny thing happens on the way to our “real world.” Virtual Reality is Already Changing the Way We Learn About the World. We love our tech.

How to Bring the Best Lessons from COVID-19 Back to Work


Though this might sound counterintuitive at first, it likely rings true when you think about it. . Making a difference in the world is important to employees. But some of these adaptations may have a legitimate place in the work world for the foreseeable future. .

Reimagining workplace learning during COVID-19

CLO Magazine

With imposed limitations on both in-person business activities and travel, working professionals may be kept at home for weeks or even months, forcing millions of business meetings, transactions and negotiations to take place virtually.

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Future vision

Learning with e's

Wearing your computer on your face as a heads-up device in the form of spectacles sounds like a very good solution for untethered activities of all kinds. It was a first attempt, a tentative stumble into a rich augmented world of information, entertainment and communication.

Is Augmented Reality in Training the Future of Corporate L&D?


While most remember it as the highly addictive, location based game that took the entire world by storm, and had its fair share of ups and downs, there is something else it brought to notice. . These features are why augmented reality in training is gaining traction in the L&D world.

LearnTrends: Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations

Experiencing eLearning

Official description: Thomson Reuters meets the challenge of supporting the learning and development of its employees across the world through the innovative use of technology and a strategy based on the 70:20:10 model. technologies including a ‘Learning Exchange’ based on Sun technology, a virtual Technology Institute and other global immersive eLearning solutions including a virtual world collaboration environment. Virtual World: Teleplace.

Free L&D webinars for May 2020

Limestone Learning

But with the COVID-19 pandemic running its course, this is a year like no other — a year in which we’ve rapidly adapted to working from home, meeting virtually, and finding new ways to be productive and manage our deliverables.

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A technology angle to Christmas and the way we greet!

Origin Learning

Like learning which has broken the confines of classrooms and blackboards and coming to terms with virtual realities , Christmas is an ‘indulgence’ that everyone voluntarily gives into to bask in the yuletide spirit that has become the hallmark of this world-wide popular festival.

How to Accelerate Sales Productivity for Financial Services


We were unable to achieve ‘surround sound’ in our messaging. Individually and collectively, we created a ‘surround sound’ that allowed our client to join in the chorus. In a world where resources are constrained, business leaders must be deliberate when prioritizing expenditures.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

It sounds like Weejee is growing quickly with Ian and Tracy at the helm, but they too are frustrated with the slow adoption of informal learning. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.

7 Tips To Use Serious Games To Resolve Workplace Conflicts And Facilitate Team Building

EI Design

The word “game” when paired with “serious” sounds like an oxymoron, like “friendly fire”. A world where a version of yourself can roleplay, practice skills or take a risk is a liberating prospect. As virtual teams become the norm, members can “meet” in serious games.

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Augmented Reality – A New Dawn of Possibilities in Online Training / eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Augmented Reality – sounds like high-tech si-fi phenomenon. The concept of augmenting the real world by virtual data has started in late 1970s. Since then, Augmented Reality has been adopted by few large corporations for visualization and training purposes.