Learning, Long Tail, Needs Analysis, Web 2.0, & Creative Thinking

Big Dog, Little Dog

This is not some relativistic world where training is fine as long as the manager says it's good (what David Wilson of Elearnity terms the 'conspiracy of convenience'). No, there are particular types of measure that are of value to stakeholders, and as long as the learning function can show its effect on these, and be seen to be operating effectively, then it is doing its job. Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape - eLearning Technology. February 25, 2008.

Day 4 - Man.I'm just getting warmed up! (and a shocker!)

Mark Oehlert

found via an article in the Wall Street Journal) turns out that a Harvard professor has found out that the arguments put forward by WIRED editor Chris Anderson in The Long Tail, might not be exactly spot on. Anderson does post a response and Elberse responds to that but be warned, this gets quickly into such exciting territory as defining what is the "head" versus the "tail." That must change how we view the head versus the tail. **I

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How to MOOC: Designing Effective MOOC Training Programs

Your Training Edge

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a bit of a chimera – they have the head of instructor-led training, the body of traditional e-learning, and the long tail of social media. For example, hard skills like typing, using spreadsheets, and data analysis may call for a course with extensive video tutorials, exercises, and quantitative practical assessments. data analysis, business writing), and getting feedback from fellow learners (e.g.,

Learning 2.0 Strategy

Clark Quinn

You need to be able to spot new kinds of opportunities that you might not have been involved in before (see Long Tail Learning ). The good news is that instructional designers and performance consultants have good analysis and delivery skills that are an important part of identifying and making tactical implementations happen. Over the past two years, I've worked with start-ups and corporations around the world who are grappling a bit with the impact of Web 2.0 on learning.

Collaboration - Storyboard - Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

Long Tail Blogging is Dying? Analysis (11). eLearning Learning Hot List. June 26, 2009 to July 3, 2009. Top Posts. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. eLearning Technology , July 2, 2009. The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Learning Visions , June 26, 2009. New Skills for Learning Professionals - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2009. Streams, not blogs?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Day 4 - Man.Im just getting warmed up! (and a shocker!)

Mark Oehlert

found via an article in the Wall Street Journal) turns out that a Harvard professor has found out that the arguments put forward by WIRED editor Chris Anderson in The Long Tail, might not be exactly spot on. Anderson does post a response and Elberse responds to that but be warned, this gets quickly into such exciting territory as defining what is the "head" versus the "tail." That must change how we view the head versus the tail. **I

How Course Creators Can Improve Their Affiliate Marketing Programs with Dustin Howes

LifterLMS

Dustin Howes: Make this super dumb and easy because not everybody is going to be a veteran affiliate that is going to promote your program, but they may have a lot of long tail value, which means they might just bring in one sale a month or maybe one sale a year. There’s this giant long tail that you’re talking about. I just spread it all out over a long period of time.

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

Just got through reading - Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - by Saul Carliner, who is a person I know, like and respect. He had me scratching my head about Long Live what? Long Live – is actually an important issue being raised through this discussion that I'll get to below… Let me start with the fact that Saul and his article made no attempt to directly engage with any of the "bloggers" who he so quickly lumps together and dismisses. Long Live? Long Live what?

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The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Charles Jennings

I analysed the training supplier base in considerable detail – spreadsheets and spreadsheets of analysis. Following the vendor rationalisation process there were a small number of strategic suppliers, more preferred suppliers, a longtail’ of approved suppliers and an even longer one of non-approved suppliers who were excluded from bidding for further work with the company.

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Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

Jon: I have a long history of trying things out that I don’t like. Mike: And there’s a whole lot underlying what you both have just said as far the long term relationships you have built as an executive with other executives who will honestly and candidly share with you all of that information, so that you can tell that story. Like many bosses, Jon Kaplan thought he was a good leader. The results seemed to prove it.