In my research for my latest book, AI in Talent Development, I discovered that chatbots are an underused alternative. It still treats the learner as an empty and largely unquestioning vessel into which you can pour the required knowledge, skills and attitudes.”

Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Jay Cross

Abandon lectures: increase attendance, attitudes and attainment - Donald Clark Plan B , May 15, 2011. Alternate Pedagogies and Experiences - Clark Quinn , May 18, 2011. 7 reasons to BAN pens and pencils from the classroom - Donald Clark Plan B , May 17, 2011. Best of Working Smarter Daily. May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.


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13 eLearning Scenario Tips that 60 Experts Agree On


Before you dive in to all-out scenario development, put the scenario to pen and paper and flesh it out there. Then introduce some challenges and alternative actions learners can take (solving a problem, helping someone, making a difference). Give them hidden agendas, attitudes, and relationship histories. Make sure the alternatives to the right answer are plausible and common ways learners go wrong. Scenarios are one the most effective types of eLearning.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] This year, he has cut down the list slightly to cover "selected events." " But its still a massive list.