Annoying Journalism

There Is No Chalk

I read this story on Business Insider, and it proceeded to do nothing more than annoy me. Not because I feel some amount of trepidation over the problems the United States faces with cheaper competition in labor markets abroad, but because this story is just restating what we already know, while apparently seeking to send readers in the U.S. into a tailspin of doubt.Is the transplant of. workforce human performance china united states

The Metaverse Journal's 2010 Virtual World Predictions

Kapp Notes

Here are ten predictions about virtual worlds in Australia and beyond made by The Metaverse Journal in an article simply titled Virtual worlds predictions for 2010. Education will be the focus, but the foresight of the proposal’s facilitators is likely to ensure it involves business, education and government in a collaborative partnership. Also, another interesting article in The Metaverse Journal is a review of how they did on their predictions for 2009.

Inspecting the STM journal market

Aptara

Inspecting the STM journal market. Publishers in the science, technology and medical (STM) journal market have a lot to think about. The STM journal market today is a field in flux, with publishers experimenting with new formats and release strategies.

We’ve been shortlisted for three Training Journal Awards, along with House of Fraser, Steinhoff and GAME

Growth Engineering

The Training Journal Awards shortlist has just been announced, and our retail clients have had a whopper of a start to the contest! Their robust training programme is structured around role-based learning paths, personal development, and just-in-time business-focused resources.

Deep diving into strange worlds

E-Learning Provocateur

Not the most exciting topic, I know, but in my opinion a driver of business performance. Somehow I also stole enough time to share my thoughts on virtual reality, journals, games, conferences, and the employee lifecycle. 10 journals every e-learning professional should read.

5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning

G-Cube

Developments in information technology affect every nook and corner of the business world – creating leading trends that dictate business discourse and atmosphere. These IT-enabled business trends also affect learner preferences for ways to access and consume workplace learning.

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The Business Case for Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

In recent years, CLOs have faced growing headwinds when it comes to making a business case for leadership development. The Wall Street Journal ran an article a few years ago titled “So Much Training, So Little to Show for It.” Leadership Development Supports Business Goals .

STM journals cited as example of publishing progress

Aptara

STM journals cited as example of publishing progress. E-journals can serve as highly effective showcases for research today, especially as they move away from simply replicating the physical magazines that were once the lifeblood of the industry.

3 Ways to Grow Your Online Course Business

LearnDash

Starting a business selling online courses takes time and energy but is only half of the battle. The skills needed to launch a business and grow a business aren’t always the same. After an initial launch period every business needs to find ways to increase their exposure and to grow. If your course is on physical fitness, maybe you up-sell a physical workout journal. business

Impact, a new journal on workplace eLearning

Jay Cross

The inaugural issue of Impact, the Journal of Applied Research in Workplace E-learning just appeared on the web. The first looks primarily at academic journals. Tags: The Learning Business You can read this first issue on the web for free. Disclosure: I am on Impact’s Editorial Board.). I’ve read a little over half of the 14 articles. Richard Straub writes cogently about the lay of the eLearning land.

'Corporate journalism' and the future of rich promotional content

Aptara

Corporate journalism' and the future of rich promotional content. Businesses wondering whether making a move into rich interactive content is worth it all want the same thing: an undeniable use case.

2018 eLearning AWARD for LMS presented to WBT Systems Ltd. and Miele & Cie. KG by eLearning Journal

WBT Systems

KG), Frank Siepmann (eLearning Journal) and Linda Bowers (WBT Systems). The enterprise LMS solution provides standardized training and automation of learning administration, which facilitates the country-specific business models of Miele & Cie.

Da Vinci Minds recognized by San Antonio Bus Journal

eLearning Evangelist

The San Antonio Business Journal has recognized Da Vinci Minds in the 2011 Going Green awards for leadership in education. The recognition is connected to the WhyPower/WhyCareers project that helps students learn about green energy careers

Building Your Business Credibility

Training Industry

What’s the difference between a strong training leader and a strong business leader who happens to lead a training organization? It struck me that she has an incredible handle on the day-to-day challenges of workers and managers within the business. She has business cred, and uses this to direct a highly successful training organization. I had just left a management role in the heart of the business, so there was little to learn. What is Business Cred?

How to Create an eLearning Organization Business Model

eFront

If you are one of those innovators, who favor lifelong learning and want to promote a business based on this value, then an eLearning Organization might be the answer for you. Without the right eLearning business model, your eLearning venture may sink before it launches!

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

While increasing amount of concept work and the pace of change puts a premium on learning, the business of learning faces an incredibly difficult time. In the past few weeks, I've had some really eye-opening conversations about the state of Learning as a Business. Journal Register Co.,

30 Day Brainstorm Challenge: In Sickness and in Health!

Learning Rebels

Anyway, I let the negative thoughts roll down and off my back and looked forward to bright future, with a new business, new friends, and pretty much a new life. Click on the gloves to learn more about how Learning Rebels can provide learning solutions to help you achieve your business goals.

Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

Adobe Captivate

The skill of critical thinking in modern business is often described as desirable when asking employers what it is that they are looking for in new hires (Hart Research Associates, 2013). Journal of Consumer Research, 40: 42-46. British Journal of Health Psychology, 825-840.

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Serendipity

Learning with e's

It was quite exciting to appear on the front cover of Training Journal this month. I was approached by the editor of the journal after my presentation in London at the Learning Technologies annual conference.

Learning in the Flow of Work

CLO Magazine

People are busy. Josh Bersin is founder of Bersin by Deloitte, and a principal with Deloitte Consulting. For years we have been talking about the need to integrate learning into the flow of work.

The ROI of Reducing Business Risk Through Sales Training

Allego

This particular word comes to mind because sales training teams often overlook entire categories of real business value they deliver when conducting payback analyses of their programs. And regulatory compliance is just one facet of business risk.

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Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming

Dashe & Thomson

Striving to make everyday business tasks more engaging, a growing number of firms, including International Business Machines Corp. This “gamification” of the workplace, or “enterprise gamification” in tech-industry parlance, is a fast-growing business.

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Hello from Our New Senior Business Developer

OpenSesame

Apparently, my investment in a bachelor''s degree in journalism at the University of Oregon paid off well. People used to tell me all the time that I had one of the most exciting jobs on the planet and I most certainly did—until now! I am a veteran journalist of 14 years.

Can Doodling Actually Enhance Training? Apparently, Yes

Mindflash

An April 24 Wall Street Journal article pointed out that several high-tech companies like Facebook are responding to a growing body of evidence that suggests that doodling — sketching ideas out graphically, even if crudely — can simplify communication, fuel collaboration, and help generate new ideas.

How to Win with Video for Small Businesses

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts can be fantastic marketing content for small businesses—they’re cheap, easy to do and can provide a great return on investment. A brilliant example of this is the WordPress Guide to Small Businesses.

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What if they threw a party and none of us came?

Learning with e's

Before anyone points out the fact that paper based journal cost money to produce, edit, review, print and distribute, I want to make the following points: Most academic journals are run by academics on a voluntary basis - those who review for my journal don't get paid a penny.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Games trainers play" (Washington Business Journal)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Of General Interest to Edupatents | Main | Spyware Alert - Thx to DArcy Norman » April 18, 2007 "Games trainers play" (Washington Business Journal) Question: How self-referential can one get in blogging before you cross into the Dark Side? We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content

Mark Oehlert

eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series | Main | Off Topic: Lets look at this at this as a chance to learn about oil » June 19, 2008 Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content Honest to goodness, someone please respond to me so we can have an open conversation about this. There is a journal, Field Methods , with an editor - H. Have you researched Open Access Journals and found that model to be wanting?

Sponge UK and Southern Health NHS shortlisted for top training award

Sponge UK

The project has been shortlisted for a Training Journal (TJ) Award in the category of Best Public Sector Programme. News award compliance elearning health service Southern Health NHS Trust Sponge UK Training Journal Awards

Higher Ed’s Commitment to Freedom of Inquiry Benefits Business

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year a study in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience suggested that some of us are hardwired to be more agreeable than others. Increasingly, talent is the difference-maker between businesses that thrive and those that founder.

5 Tips for Creating a More Enjoyable Workplace

KnowledgeCity

In addition to boosting productivity and keeping business skills sharp, a workplace that encourages humor and lighthearted activities also helps build more trust within the organization. Maintain a Journal. Many employers offer workplace journals that can be shared among employees.

Access all areas

Learning with e's

Back in 2006 I moaned about how difficult it is to get quick turn around for review and publication of articles in paper based peer reviewed journals. The old model for conventional journals is that readers pay for subscription to read the articles they are interested in.

Support for business mobile tech notably high

Aptara

Support for business mobile tech notably high. Mobile technology has completely altered the way business users and customers alike consume content, and there is strong overlap between these trends. A recent survey circulated by Sage sought to uncover business use of mobile devices.

Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that don't support things like access to their content

Mark Oehlert

There is a journal, Field Methods , with an editor - H. Now someone from the journal PLEASE explain to me, what benefits you and/or your customers derives from you having this relationship with this publisher?! Understand this - I am not against the publisher, I understand their business model and I understand their motivations - they are not evil, they're just capitalists and NO the two are not the same.

Women in L&D Leadership: How Can We Close the Gender Gap For Good?

Clarity Consultants

In the recently released Training Journal survey, it's clear that while improvements are being made, there is still a lot of ground to cover to fully close that gap. business training

Tips for Creating a More Enjoyable Workplace

KnowledgeCity

Even if you work from home, a drab day can drag down your overall productivity and drastically affect your business skills and your career in the long run. Maintain a Journal. Many employers offer workplace journals that can be shared among employees.

Training Manager Frustrations: The Customer Service Solution

Gyrus

Customer service excellence isn’t related to the type of business you are in or even who your typical employee is. Business Customer Service eLLTraining Manager Frustrations: The Customer Service Solution. A post written by Debbie Weltmer.