Selling Social Media for Learning: ASTD Big Question

Kapp Notes

This month's ASTD Learning Circuit's Blog Big Question is "How do I communicate the value of social media as a learning tool to my organization?" Position Social Media Differently Than It's Intended Use For example, the Twitter question is "What are you doing?"

LC Big Question: How Do We Keep Up?

Upside Learning

This month’s Big Question on Learning Circuits Blog seeks to understand how we are keeping up with the increasingly complex tools and technologies landscape. I reflect on this question from an organization perspective as opposed to an individual’s perspective.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. When I do find interesting tools I will keep track of them using my Delicious account. This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum

Learning Visions

Monday, February 04, 2008 The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum The Learning Circuits Big Question this month: Instructional Design - If, When and How Much? The question (particularly in the realm of the medical example) has to do with scope.

April Big Question - Content Vendor Value

Tony Karrer

Since I'm likely not going to be blogging for about a week starting Friday, I thought I'd get an early jump on this month's Big Question from LCB - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do? There's really a lot at stake in this question in that it goes far beyond the question. One of the most important questions is: What's the added value provided by content providers over alternative information sources?

Design Day and the ASTD Big Question for July

Kapp Notes

Around the same time, the ASTD Learning Circuits Blog had the July "Big Question" which was "Choosing Tools" which is actually a series of questions: How does the eLearning design process need to change to accommodate such a wide variety of tools? So now that I established that point, the next question is "Can certain attributes of different media be leverage for learning?"

List to Learn, Learn to List

Kapp Notes

This month's ASTD Big Question is, again, a series of questions. Apparently one BIG question is not enough for the learning and development community. One place to track and organize my thoughts.

Do we really need to design differently for the so called "Digital Natives"?

Kapp Notes

This month, I worked with Tony Karrer to help create the ASTD Big Question (which always seems to be multiple questions under one big theme.) The main question is Learning design differences for Digital Natives?

2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is an annual question: What did you learn about learning in 2009? So one of the tasks I will do to answer this question is to see what posts were the Best of 2009 from several different sources. With my new book about Learning in 3D about to be released, I am always looking for new virtual 3D environments and worlds and wanted to keep track of ones that I have found with more a business focus.

Blogs, Community and Discussion Tracking - What's Really Needed

Tony Karrer

I received some great questions from Christy Tucker in reference to my recent post Types of Blog Discussions I have started using CoComment based on your mention of it a while back. Having the comment threads in Google Reader with everything else makes it much easier for me to keep track of. And you know I love good questions ( Continuing Thoughts on Questions , What Questions Should We be Asking? Better Questions for Learning Professionals ).

What Tools Should We Learn?


by Kevin on June 7th, 2010 The Big Question at the Learning Circuit’s Blog for June is “What Tools Should We Learn?” SCORM In the early days or eLearning you couldn’t publish a course with any basic amount of tracking unless you “wrapped” your course with the SCORM standards.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase | Main | Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" » September 06, 2007 Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform Way back in July, I posted a brief note about OpenLaszlo. is actually investigating using it and today I see that Open Laszlo has its own track at AjaxWorld West 2007.

Different Ways to Assess Learners Online

B Online Learning

Most of us have included quizzes or other tests in our online modules as this is a convenient way to track knowledge especially via an LMS. Before I decide on an assessment strategy, I always ask myself the ‘bigquestions during the […].

7 Things to Know About Your Learners Before Launch


There’s just one question you’ve forgotten to ask, and if you don’t think about it now, it may come back to haunt you: Who is your course for? It may seem like an obvious question to ask, but many instructors get all the way to launch without clearly defining their audience. The trick is to know what information you need so that you can ask the right questions. This one is probably the most important question you can ask.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Geek Alert! Positively Giddy that Firefox 3 RC1

Mark Oehlert

That means that a release date for the final FF3 of June seems on track. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The New iPhone May Feel You Back | Main | Mobility Means Your Desktop.even in Linux » May 14, 2008 Geek Alert!

Learning Data: The real definition and how you can prove business impact


If you’re like most learning organizations, you’re currently tracking metrics such as: Online course completions. Now the big question is…How? Yes, you should still track course completions, seat times and survey results—but only when necessary. Rather than tracking just for the sake of tracking, you can design an experience built to provide relevant data that will improve your impact and increase the value of learning in your organization.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Audiko - Create Free Ringtones - even for the iPhone

Mark Oehlert

Audiko simply layers the entire track on one timeline, while giving you amagnified area for each minute of the song to manipulate up to a40-second ringtone from the segment of your choice. Owning a dating site I get asked a lot of questions, even about ringtones if you can believe it. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Single-Site Browsers: Interesting Design Development or Battle for the Desktop?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

served this year as one of the co-chairs for the e-learning track at ASTD. know this is also a question of revenue so lets apply some creative thought to this and do a little planet saving along the way. Why are we still asking the question– which is better f2f or e-learning?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Mindmapping Mindmaps by Using a Mindmap (and additional aliterations)

Mark Oehlert

I am trying to create kind a "radar" for me to track some the various tech pieces that I am working on. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Clay Shirky, Andrew Keen and the Luddites | Main | The Tool Kit Edition » August 12, 2007 Mindmapping Mindmaps by Using a Mindmap (and additional aliterations) So here is a little experiment.

What is an LRS?


The main difference between these two systems is the LRS is primarily in place to track and store xAPI statements whereas the LMS, in addition to managing all your learning needs, tracks and reports the statements through its own native reporting. It’s big data for eLearning.

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Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

For most organisations, adopting mobile learning raises the BIG question of “What do we do with our existing content (probably developed in Flash which doesn’t run on the iPad)? And do they communicate with the LMS for scores and other tracking data?

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Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

The Big Question. The big challenge is answering the question, “ Does learning occur if no one recorded it? With a wider variety of ways we could deliver learning experiences, combined with the desire to support and track performance, things had to change.

Will Crypto-Currencies replace Cash?

Your Training Edge

In view of such cases, now occurring frequently, the question whether the crypto currency is going to replace cash, has become a big questions. What would be the impacts and how it is going to affect the financial sector in particular, are other after-questions.

102 Questions

The Learning Circuits

Just to be sure, it's [link] m/bigquestions and the list is now 112 questions long. Since I'm not tracking comments this month for The Big Question, I thought I'd do something that I hope will be valuable.

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Close the Sale With Quality Content


Your salespeople can spend months learning the ins and outs of your products and services, and still be stumped by a well-placed question. The right content should be an all-purpose resource for your sales team, allowing them to prepare before the dialogue begins, as well as use the resource to answer questions that come up during the conversation. This makes it easier for your team to track down specific answers when they need them the most.

eLearning Cyclops: New eBook from the eLearning Guild - "58 Tips.

eLearning Cyclops

However, I am making it a point to get back on track with writing new posts. One More Thing to Add - Big Question #LCBQ. My Big Question Response - Predictions for My 2011. It's The Big Question #LCBQ. Questions I No Longer Ask. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. Monday, April 9, 2012.

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.

Is training personalization feasible in corporate learning?


Algorithms track every post that you ‘like’ or comment and fill your feed with posts (or ads) that you would most likely engage in. However, the big question in today’s corporate learning circles would be: “Is it even feasible in a corporate setting?”.

Infographic: The Top 25 Learning Management Systems

eLearning Brothers

We recently came across a great infographic from the folks over at GetApp, a site that helps businesses find the right learning management systems for their needs, that answers one of the big questions we get all the time from members and clients: What is the best LMS to use?

SCORM Implementation For Blackberry

Upside Learning

We used Google Gears API to store the tracking information of the user. Google Gears API provides ability to create database/tables which greatly simplify storing of tracking data. To sync tracking data back to online LMS, you can use normal browser based method or you can use JavaScript extension built in Java. Related posts: SCORM Implementation For Mobile Devices Eight Tips for LMS Implementation The Big Question – What I Learned About Learning in 2009.


Is who more important than what?

Spark Your Interest

We can’t possibly track all the information that we’d like (remember the Big Question at Learning Circuits – How do you keep up ). I was struck today by the thought that in many organizations, the emphasis is on collecting, codifying and disseminating information. Yet, we are also all overwhelmed by information.

Leadership Development Has Failed. But There’s a Better Model

CLO Magazine

A revolution is forming, presenting you, the learning leader with a big question. No one knows for sure because it’s too small to track. We are swamped by leadership advice from countless gurus. In the U.S.,

Showing the value of social media

Jay Cross

This month’s Big Question is one that I’m asked all the time. Used by 20,000 employees, it saves $20 million a year previously wasted tracking things down. How do you cost-justify social learning initiatives?

Mobile LMS: The Facts

Talented Learning

At Talented Learning, an independent learning tech market research and consulting firm, we recently compiled an obnoxious 85 question survey detailing over 450 points of LMS business, market and functional data. Switch devices without disrupting content, bookmarks or progress tracking.

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

EI Design

Section 2: I list trends featuring learning strategies with a proven track record of delivering a better engagement quotient and higher training impact. Big Data-Reporting and Analytics. eLearning Trends In 2019 – Trend #15: Big Data-Reporting And Analytics.