I Reconstructed a Neuron!

Learningtogo

In a wonderful mash-up of gamification and crowdsourcing , the Mozak brainbuilder helps scientists at the University of Washington’s Center for Game Science by challenging gamers to connect the dots and identify the many dendrites coming from a single cell body. In the past, hard-working graduate students might toil away on this task, possibly making mistakes with tired eyes and wandering attention, but by pooling the consensus results from many people.

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

Pract.us

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. ” Mixing up practice is frustrating, and formal classes almost never use it despite proven results, but for those who are developing their skills in the real world, such as learning on the job, interleaving and variation come naturally.

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danah boyd on teens and 21st century work

Jay Cross

Instead of coding, programmers built apps by mashing up shared packages of code. To tell her friends about breaking up with her boyfriend, she references a song from Life of Brian, Always look on the bright side of life. Teens are hacking the Attention Economy. For example, Steve Denning’s Radical Management concept mashes up the zeitgeist of Scrum, Agile, and Kanban with business management: Delight customers.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training

Your Training Edge

This concept of fun is an important one to keep in mind, because it draws attention to the fact that gamification needs to be done carefully. In a post entitled “ MOOCs – Gamification – Mash-Up? Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and gamification hit the corporate training world at roughly the same time.

Learning with people, not technology

Jay Cross

People keep up to speed by attending short two-way sessions with a dozen or fewer colleagues on the job floor. I’m going to bring this to the attention of the Stoos Network ; we’re on the lookout for examples of enlightened next practices. If you share my interest in mashing up agile development and corporate learning, you may want to check out Unmanagement.net.

Strategies for Implementing Gamification in Your Training MOOCs

Your Training Edge

This concept of fun is an important one to keep in mind, because it draws attention to the fact that gamification needs to be done carefully. In a post entitled “ MOOCs – Gamification – Mash-Up? Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and gamification hit the corporate training world at roughly the same time.

Prepare the future of Learning for the Genz

Learning Wire

This is due to the social context in which they are growing up. They are growing up as more than passive consumers of media. For example, my daughter has set up a Finsta account. They are also growing up while the Internet of Things is changing how we live. Since they grew up with highly engaging games, their brains are wired for rich, stimulating learning experiences. Who are these people?

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. As XAPI is taken up and evolves, so more verbs will be added. It is central to the #LScon event that it gives delegates the opportunity to catch up with the latest in eLearning tools, compare the alternatives, and preview what’s coming next. What does the future hold for learning?

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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. While sharing with an audience, GenX will pay special attention to try and create a seminal document which will be appreciated by ALL in the audience. 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.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

This webcast will clear up some of the confusion and provide a window into how coaching can help, and explore how to build an effective coaching culture in your organization. Monday, July 9, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Manager Onboarding: 5 Ways to Set New Leaders Up for Success (Free for ATD members) The worst thing organizations can do is hire or promote the most technically competent person to management and not give them the tools for success. What about mash-ups?

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A day with Dave Snowden , October 26, 2010 Dave Snowden is a compelling storyteller, mad genius, and irascible Welshman who has pioneered the mash-up of complexity theory and management practice. Open up the Navigation. Please if you can, look this research up! Why The iPad Is a Learning Tool by Sesh Kumar , October 26, 2010 The iPad continues to draw attention and to drive change in mobile computing.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0 I put up a couple of screencasts that show how to use LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers. This lines up with what I predicted in 2008.

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Plug-and-Play eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning

Silly me; I thought I would bring up a blank page on my computer, write and format something, click a button, and be up and running. Even with the advent of user-friendly HTML editors, you still required some IT support and guidance to get something up on a web site that worked and looked half-decent. is set up for a leadership coach, who posts best practice leadership principles, stories and anecdotes, audio recordings, RRS feeds from top leadership sites, etc.;

Commonly Used Training Evaluations Models: A Discussion with Dr. Will Thalheimer

Convergence Training

Convergence Training: I’m sure people will be like sponging that up. And last year, I thought I would capture maybe 15 to 20 of these, but I came up with 54. They’re all mashed together. And then level two learning is mashed up. I’ll include some additional links for people who want to go down that rabbit hole, and maybe now can you turn your attention to the second model? Here’s a great chance to up your game for free.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jott This Blog

Learning Visions

I find my best time for thinking up excellent blog entries is late at night when Im lying in bed. I picked up the same tip from Michele, and while I havent used Jott to blog, its a terrific way to "write" a note to yourself without endangering too many other drives. Chris, your worries are justified -- even with a headset, talking on the phone takes up a lot of mental bandwidth. You can mash up audio, video, text from your phone and blast it straight to your blog (i.e.,

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. The concept of being too busy is something Elizabeth brings attention to and rejects in this episode. So there are absolutely opportunities out there to create a thriving business as long as your attention is around supporting others. That pops up a lot.