Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. In her article* 10 Brainpowered Wonders in the King’s Speech , Dr. Ellen Weber nicely summarizes a few of the lessons this movie teaches us about learning.

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What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?

eLearning Brothers

Ever wondered why movies are so expensive? Ever sit through the credits at the end of a movie? We probably all have, now that every superhero movie puts a teaser at the end. Why do they need so many people doing so many “strange” jobs to make a movie?

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3 New Ways Docebo Supports Personalized Learning With Artificial Intelligence

Docebo

And ultimately, boost training ROI because less training time + greater personalization = better profit margins. In our personal lives, personalization is overtaking nearly every facet, from how we watch movies and TV shows, to listening to music or podcasts, to the way we shop.

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Game-Based eLearning: Making GBL Effective Through Avatars And Immersive Stories

Adobe Captivate

Avatars In The Movies And Games. In the movie Avatar, directed by James Cameron, you may remember that the protagonist, Jake Sully, is excited to be in a new environment and with his new-found legs.

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Illusions of Competence in Learning | How to Fix Your United Airlines Problem

mLevel

He highlighted an experiment where movie goers were given 14-day old stale popcorn, yet still ate 33.6% more than movie goers who were given medium sized buckets. What if your business unit could achieve those kinds of results in a short period of time?

The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

No business has a crystal ball that they can use to predict the future or some gifted psychic people locked in the basement of their headquarters giving them instructions on what to do. You know what I mean, those “precogs” in the Tom Cruise movie, Minority Report.

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

E-Learning Provocateur

Field Of Dreams was just a movie. To achieve the critical mass of users and ongoing participation rate required for ROI, you need to adopt a complementary top-down approach. As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes&# into social media.

The 6 Dos and Don'ts of Reddit Marketing

OpenSesame

These can range from extremely popular, wide reaching subreddits such as movies and Today I Learned (focused on posting new, interesting facts) to more niche topics such as Build A PC or Ask Historians. Perhaps the most famous example of this is Woody Harrelson , who only answered questions pertaining to his new movie, and would answer unrelated questions with information about the movie. Business Skills Posts It’s 2014.

How I failed miserably at doing things that don’t scale.

Yarno

But this isn’t the movie Field of Dreams and I’m not Kevin Costner. Andrew’s (amazing) business has a core customer of a C-level executive or board members. It currently has a proposal awaiting sign off so I hold out hope that there will be some ROI!

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8 Dirty Words

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

His words were dirty; mine are bad for business. However, MIT’s Andy McAfee warns that executives who hear social flash on scenes of Woodstock and other non-business activities. It’s better to talk about cost/benefit analysis or meeting specific goals than to speak of ROI.

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EVER TRIED TO HIT A MOVING TARGET AT TWENTY PACES WITH A COLT 45?

Performance Learning Productivity

In the movies, the marshal steps out from behind the big rock, draws his Colt.45 They must focus on whether (and how) they can partner with their business colleagues to help them solve their business challenges with innovative business-led solutions.

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Will eLearning Make Your Training Team Redundant?

eLearning Architect

Not only is it a challenge to convince the training team that you are implementing something that will make their position within the business stronger, but it is crucial to the success of e-learning that the training team are acting as champions for the programme.

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ASTD Keynote: “People Lie” Richard Hilleman Electronic Arts #tk10

Learning Visions

In the business of making video games. EA University Knowledge Changes Everything Producers and designers – at EA – the business is so unique. Creative Directors Accelerator creative director is like the director of a movie – they only have about 20 creative directors at EA. This year women took over the video game business! This are my liveblogged notes from Thursday, January 28 Keynote at ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 in Las Vegas, NV.

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Free L&D webinars for December 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Autobots are Here: Using Automation to Streamline L&D A recent Gartner study revealed that by 2020 automation will reduce employee requirements in business shared-service centres by 65 per cent.

Procurement and the LMS – Friend or Foe?

eLearning 24-7

Speaking of which, I know some of you feel the same way, uh the meal err recipient when certain players get involved with the LMS decision making – I’m looking at you Greg (oh, wrong movie reference), I meant I am looking at you Procurement. It shouldn’t be about the appropriate business process or in alignment with some other this or that. Hence, impact of learning which can tie directly to the values, goals and objectives of the business – real ROI.

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The Client’s Critical Role in Custom Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

Much like a movie or video production, our design team will create a storyboard. It must meet your needs, fit within your culture, advance your business, and focus on learning goals you have for your organization. Training ROI: Use of Return on Investment for Training Programs.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

He mentions that he loves movies and often uses movie quotes in songs. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning?

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

He mentions that he loves movies and often uses movie quotes in songs. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning?

Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning.

Dashe & Thomson

It conjures memories of terrible 90s thriller movies featuring Sandra Bullock in the prime of her career. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning?

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

Learning Cafe

Field Of Dreams was just a movie. too busy. To achieve the critical mass of users and ongoing participation rate required for ROI, you need to adopt a complementary top-down approach. As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes” into social media. It might be said it’s adopting a cautious, almost experimental approach to the concept.

Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Sure, it heralds tax time—and often an attendant business crunch—but it’s also a great time for new resolutions and practices. It will also examine trends driving the use of video, and how you can tap them within your business. Create a business plan and structure.

Pronoia

Jay Cross

We talked of informal learning, ROI pressures, credentialism, information overload, democratization of the work force, bottom-up management, and dozens more of the same issues in workforce development we talk about in the US, UK, and Canada.

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Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

Articles: Get Out of the Training Business. Any remaining training staff will become mentors, coaches and facilitators who work on improving core business processes, strengthening relationships with customers and cutting costs. Learning is woven into the fabric of every modern business. We’ve got to rid ourselves of the notion that learning is just the chief learning officer’s business. Now paying more attention to editing and sequencing on television and movies.