LCB's Big Question - Should All Learning Professionals be Blogging?

Tony Karrer

Over on LCB , The Big Question for October has been posted: Should All Learning Professionals be Blogging? This is an interesting question and it's quite timely given recent occurrences. Learn Me Happy - Example post - A really worrying trend. Okay, so to me this is a timely question, but I want to avoid the "Should all do it?" question. Writing is probably the single best way to codify personal knowledge.

The LCB Big Question Reframed: Should More Learning Professionals Be Blogging?

Tony Karrer

Out of the original October 2006: Should All Learning Professionals Be Blogging? As Peter posted ( The Learning Circuits Blog: Community Net Worth ): Now that the first wave of bloggers and blog-readers have read the initial results both in the form of serious utterances, straw polls and comic reformulations (thanks, Tony for that refreshing exercise), whither go we? Personally, I feel great about how this discussion so far. It was a fantastic exercise for my own learning.

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Keys to Hacking Virtual Networking

Learning Rebels

This is a big question. Everything from personal interest items such as crocheting to grilling to professional interest items like Project Managers to Accountants. I know it’s scary, it’s like being the first person to talk at a cocktail party.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”

Learnnovators

The digital disruptors in the shape of Robots, Big Data and Sensors are here. The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning. The key question we (as L&D/HR) need to think of is how are we going to support workplace learning to build such skills in the workforce? The future will be driven by learning agility, effectiveness, and process innovation.

Is training personalization feasible in corporate learning?

eFront

We live in a world where everything personalized sells. It seems that almost all facets of human life are getting more and more personalized. Even education is being revolutionized through personalized learning! Personalized learning has been trending quite lately in learning circles. It is also slowly but surely making its way into basic education and corporate learning. What is personalized learning? On A Personal Note.

2017 eLearning Learning MVP Awards - Call for Nominations

Tony Karrer

The 2017 eLearning Learning MVP Awards have just put out their call for nominations. It's personally gratifying to see this happening. Of course, neither was LCB's Big Question - Should All Learning Professionals be Blogging? Although many bloggers will tell you it's one of the top personal learning tools. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Foucault, Control and the LMS

Mark Oehlert

This is something I have been thinking about since Boston and the e-Learning Guild conference where I described instructional design as being a schema for control. " Normalizing judgment : "A distinctive feature of modern power (disciplinary control) is itsconcern with what people have not done (nonobservence), with, that is,a persons failure to reach required standards.

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What I Learned This Year

Experiencing eLearning

I’m going to squeak in at the last minute and answer the Learning Circuits Big Question for December 2008. This month’s Big Question asks us to reflect on our learning about learning in the last year. It was a tough couple of days, but I learned so much more by pushing myself to take notes. Metaphors and the Language of Learning. Posted in Blogging, Lifelong Learning.

6 Top Selling Points for Online Courses

LearnDash

In thinking about your own top selling points, you should first take time to learn about your audience so that your message will resonate with them. Online courses can be more flexible than in-person classes in more ways than one. They aren’t committed to specific class times, and in many cases, the learning goals are more open-ended. Learners can set goals direct their learning. One of the big questions many people ask about online learning is: does it work?

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Why hybrid working works and how L&D can help

Learning Wire

Luckily, many of these challenges can be mitigated through learning and development (L&D) programs, particularly those focused on managers who are key to driving these new working practices. It also gives them more flexibility over personal responsibilities such as childcare.

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What did I learn about learning in 2008?

Clark Quinn

The Learning Circuit’s Blog Big Question for December is “What did you learn about learning in 2008?&# It’s good to reflect, and using the end of the calendar year is a traditional time. I saw several recurrent threads, but the strongest one is on learning to learn. Which segues nicely into my second learning, which was about social learning. But that’s another month’s big question

Blogging - I'm Pushing Harder Now

Tony Karrer

For people reading my blog for a while, if you had been at my recent ASTD presentation on eLearning 2.0 - you would have heard a much stronger appeal for learning professionals to blog as compared to a gentler push that I was giving last fall. When I asked The Big Question for October: Should All Learning Professionals Be Blogging? and then posted some of my thoughts in Should All Learning Professionals be Blogging? The difference is in the learning experience.

Action on Informal Learning - Leads to Great Questions

Tony Karrer

Great post by Ray Sims - What To Do On Behalf of Informal Learning? He provides a list of things he can do to help informal learning in his organization. A few that jump out at me: Help employees discover and refine their own personal learning environment Improve content findability. Considering what a "learning coach” might look like. in front, so for example: How can I help employees discover and refine their own personal learning environment?

My Goal: Better E-Learning Interactivity

Experiencing eLearning

The Learning Circuits Big Question for April is. What would you like to do better as a Learning Professional? Learning Flash : I’ve been veeery slowly trying to learn Flash for months. Reading : All the blog reading I do is certainly part of my personal learning, and I do look for information on effective interactivity. What do you want to do better as a learning professional?

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read. I share the two graphs just to emphasize that the pace of change will only increase and all our predictions about evolution of Learning Technology could come true sooner than later.

Online Training vs eLearning

Tony Karrer

I don't remember what I was reading, but the post/article differentiated learning as what the learner does and training as what we do to the person - and hopefully they learn. What's interesting is that eLearning has become pretty much synonymous with Online Training as opposed to use of technology for various kinds of learning. This really relates to the questions being discussed in this month's Big Question ( Instructional Design - If?

Can Find You

Tony Karrer

I realized that in all my posts talking about blogging and Pushing People to Blog as a learning tool, I had never specifically blogged about how you find readers - or more appropriately - what should you do so that potential readers can find you. Participate in the Learning Circuit's Big Question. Ask Questions and Make Openings Clear in your posts in order to get responses. Participate in Blog Carnivals is the Work Learning carnival still going?

Collaboration - Storyboard - Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Learning Hot List. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. Learning Visions , June 26, 2009. New Skills for Learning Professionals - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2009. Informal learning patterns - Informal Learning , June 26, 2009. HTML 5 and eLearning Development - Upside Learning Blog , July 2, 2009. Free Storyboarding templates - Take an e-Learning Break , July 1, 2009.

Knowledge Skills Mentoring Tips - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Learning Hot List. You can subscribe to get the Best Of eLearning Learning by visiting the site and subscribing via email or RSS to the Best Of. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. Designing a Virtual Immersive Environment for Learning? Rapid E-Learning Production - Supporting Applications - The E-Learning Curve , July 7, 2009. Where is Your E-Learning Environment Going?

Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation"

ID Reflections

The digital disruptors in the shape of Robots, Big Data and Sensors are here. The remaining tasks will require individuals who fundamentally think differently about work and learning. The key question we (as L&D/HR) need to think of is how are we going to support workplace learning to build such skills in the workforce? The future will be driven by learning agility, effectiveness, and process innovation.

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Monitoring informal learning with a Learning Record Store

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Experience API, XAPI, Learning Record Stores, TinCan API do you know what this is about? Last year I participated in a fringe event during the Learning and Technologies conference and it was funny to be emerged into a topic I didn't have a clue what is was. Nevertheless I think this is interesting for all learning professionals working with 70-20-10. These e-learning efforts have taken all kind of shapes, blended learning, tutorials, games and apps.

eLearning Trends in 2020

EI Design

Assess how they align to what we see as the workplace learning in the future. I believe all of these will be an integral part of workplace learning for the near future. Mobile Learning. Mobile Apps for Learning. Personalized Learning. Informal Learning.

Coaching & Learning

Learning Cafe

Over the past several years, coaching has emerged as behavioural change and personal learning intervention. However coaching currently is delivered as a an intervention separate from other learning and training interventions. Should coaching be part of the current learning framework or should should it exist outside it. Big Questions. Learning & Performance Session 4Session Overview.

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

QuoDeck

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. I have grouped them as follows: Section 1: I list the trends that help learners learn and, more significantly, apply this learning to show better performance or the required behavioral change.

Top Ten eLearning Blogs

Tony Karrer

I debated for a while, because I have quite a few blogs that I subscribe to and my personal style is to quickly scan a lot of blogs, selectively reading posts that I think are going to be interesting, comment on some, and post my thoughts about others. A Top Ten list is not all that relevant to my style, but I came to understand the request (from a very persistent person). The Learning Circuits Blog ASTD's blog associated with the Learning Circuits publication.

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. Section 2: I list trends featuring learning strategies with a proven track record of delivering a better engagement quotient and higher training impact. Mobile Learning.

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

EI Design

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. Section 2: I list trends featuring learning strategies with a proven track record of delivering a better engagement quotient and higher training impact. Mobile Learning.

Better Questions for Learning Professionals

Tony Karrer

If you've been reading my blog, you know that I often discuss Personal Learning: Improving Personal Learning - A Continuing Challenge for Learning Professionals Tools and Strategies for Personal Learning More Effective Conferences for Learning Professionals A big part of what I've come to realize that the barrier to us moving beyond being The Worst Learners are: We (like many people today) lack the intrinsic motivation to systematically improve our personal learning capabilities.

Network Feedback

The Learning Circuits

This month's question comes out of part of the dialog that occur during the recent Work Literacy course. While discussing social networking for personal learning, the question came up around being able to reach out and get help from people or find expertise in the form of a person / conversation. Thus, for November we are exploring: Network Feedback In Getting Help , I discussed some aspects of the central question being raised.

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

The Big Question this month are Predictions for Learning in 2008. tools by learning professionals ( More eLearning Bloggers). It will also cause us to look more closely at Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 Prediction #5 => Mobile Learning - Continued Scattered Examples and Disappointment This is going to be another somewhat disappointing year for mobile learning.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. The discussion forms part of the agenda for the World of Learning Conference, an event that I have enjoyed participating in for something like ten years now.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Learning Analytics 6. Investment in mobile learning will significantly increase.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. There’s been a lot of discussion around cognitive theory and “how the brain learns.&#

195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management. E-Learning Generations. version française ) In recent years I have been working on two major concepts:first, the connectivist theory of online learning, which views learning as anetwork process; and second, the massive open online course, or MOOC , which isan instantiation of that process. The future belongs to those who take charge of their own learning. we learn. Learning 2.0.

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. MinuteBio , June 12, 2010 Yesterday I attended a SCORM webinar provided by Advance Distributed Learning (ADL). What I learned this week at the Enterprise 2.0

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Microlearning, Engagement, Gamification, and the Elearning Success Summit with Stephen Ladek from LMSPulse

LifterLMS

Then they asked their community in late 2020 what they’d like to see in the next summit, and they had an overwhelming response for a summit focused on learning. Stephen’s audience is really growing with K-12 audiences tapping more into what possibilities there are with online learning.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. Interactions should be basic form-based questions created within the development application. His question is whether this price is reasonable, high or worth raising a stink. Tony - good question to pose.

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Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

In this webcast, you’ll explore those questions, and uncover ideas you can use to enhance your culture and, ultimately, the patient experience. You will learn: The risks presented by compliance programs based on a checkbox mentality. One reason lies in the hands of missing learning connectivity before, during and after programs. Augmenting single-event courses and classrooms by creating links that help to scaffold learning will ultimately create stronger learning connections.

ELEARNING TRENDS IN 2019: HOW TO USE THEM TO ENHANCE YOUR LEARNING STRATEGY

QuoDeck

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. I have grouped them as follows: Section 1: I list the trends that help learners learn and, more significantly, apply this learning to show better performance or the required behavioral change.