Mirror Neurons, Virtual training, Crowds, Misunderstanding, Long Tail, & Copyright

Big Dog, Little Dog

While much of a recruit's introduction to the Army is the same as it has always been--firing ranges, long marches, obstacle courses, and the like--the Army is increasingly utilizing new technologies to help soldiers learn their jobs. This suggests that the brain is constantly creating hypotheses about the world and checking them against reality. Long-tail economics favors the blockbuster, Harvard study finds - c/net. Remember the long tail?

Camtasia for Mac, Education, Blogging, and Brain Cells

Big Dog, Little Dog

The long tail of blogging is dying - Guardian. Star-shaped Cells In Brain Help With Learning - Science Daily. Review: Camtasia for Mac - eQuixotic. Ultimately Camtasia for Mac is a beautiful piece of software that is intuitive and enjoyable to use - and bargain-priced at one third the cost of its admittedly more features-rich (but ugly and clunky) Windows comrade. Does it suffer from the typical version 1.0 rough edges? Yes, but not as many as I expected.

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9 Critical Elements of Performance Improvement: Devlearn Session Recap

bozarthzone

Session Recap: “9 Critical Elements of Performance Improvement” Devlearn 2015 Session 111: Jane Bozarth & Jeannette Campos In January 2014 my husband, Kent, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The long tail of performance improvement We expected that Kent would return to work in about 6 weeks. Discussion: The long tail of performance improvement. Performance Matters, or, Guy Walks Into A Brain Tumor Clinic.

knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/26/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Fireside Chat: The Long Tail - Signal vs. Noise. The theory of the Long Tail is that our culture and economy is increasingly shifting away from a focus on a relatively small number of "hits" at the head of the demand curve and toward a huge number of niches in the tail. In this chat, the participants discuss the impact of the tail, mass amateurization, the role of reviews/recommendations, and how, in the future, everyone will be famous for 15 people.

Social media: Prevention is better than cure

E-Learning Provocateur

It’s also the long tail of boring, low profile gripes that fester unanswered. So why not use some brain power and leverage it to your advantage? My previous article, Social media: It’s not about the technology! focused on the internal use of social media by employees to import and share knowledge inside the organisation. This article shifts its focus to the external use of social media by employees to export knowledge outside of the organisation.

Metalearning

Tony Karrer

The only way to handle long tail learning is to focus on providing the tool set and personal learning and working skills ( work literacy ) that are central to concept work. In Learning, Extended Brain and Topic Hubs , the focus is really on a new process for learning. I just got through reading Jay's post and article (with Clark Quinn) around Become a chief meta-learning officer – one of the hot list items from two weeks ago. It's a great article, definitely worth a read.

Strength of weak knowledge sources

Jay Cross

Tune into conversations about business strategy, brain science, futurists, computer games, conceptual art, and advertising. Chris Anderson - The Long Tail. The strength of weak ties explains that you never find your new job through your friends; you find it through their friends. Your pool of contacts overlaps that of your friends; there’s nothing new there. But their friends are members of many different communities. In diversity, there are job leads.

Thinking, Instructional Design, PWLE, Manufacturing, & Google

Big Dog, Little Dog

Another web idea dismantled by Keen is the concept of the "long tail" - the slow but gradual accumulation of sales by niche products such as books that could never have commanded shelf space in shops but can wait for buyers to find them on Amazon. Once the brain recognizes the pattern in the rhythm it can relax and understand the whole design. Thinking is so over - Times Online.

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Knowledge Skills Mentoring Tips - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Long Tail Blogging is Dying? Tools and our brain , July 10, 2009. eLearning Learning Hot List. July 1, 2009 to July 10, 2009. You can subscribe to get the Best Of eLearning Learning by visiting the site and subscribing via email or RSS to the Best Of. Top Posts. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers - eLearning Technology , July 6, 2009.

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.

How Course Creators Get Leads Through Content and Scale Revenue Through Smart Promotions with Marketing Professional Daniel Daines-Hutt

LifterLMS

In this episode Daniel shares his strategies for creating his long form content, and some best practices you may want to try out to improve your production strategies. I’m joined by a special guest who I have known for quite a long time, Daniel Daines-Hutt from down under. It’s been too long. They can make videos and write all day long, they’re just not sure how to do it. 10% of those people then signing up for a year long, $2,000 thing.

How to Grow Your Email List with an Email Challenge and SEO Course Case Study with Brendan Hufford

LifterLMS

The best content ranks for thousands of long tail keywords. Like we talked about with the way my brain works. Brendan Hufford: I had been following Peter for a long time. He hit me with a long form sales page and on that sales page, there was a little section that said two things.

Ep9: Up-skilling your workforce to future-proof your organization

Elucidat

8:47 ] [It’s] harder to measure the performance on things like leadership and executive development, you have to have proxies for it, you can’t have that data—or it’s difficult to find that data, and there’s a really long tail with that data. 15:05 ] Then, you can track things like how long it takes them to complete a task on that particular system. That process actually helps hardwire your brain. Your brain just gets stronger from constantly having to think. . [