Minecraft, Preparing Your Workforce, and Style Tiles:This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

#BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community. Now that introductions are out of the way, let’s dive in to this week’s articles: The Secret of Minecraft.

Sims as CTA

Clark Quinn

I had several great conversations over the course of last week’s #mLearnCon that triggered some interesting thoughts. We were talking about both the value of sims to support deep practice, and the difficulty in getting the necessary knowledge out of the subject matter expert (SME). First, the best method to get the knowledge out of the heads of SMEs is Cognitive Task Analysis (CTA). CTA is highly effective, but also very complex.

Amazing ROI with eLearning

TalentLMS

From the palm of our hand to the tip of our fingers, accessibility to information has been re-defined using eLearning technologies. The Pareto Principle Did you know that the 20% of the workforce in your organization generates 80% of your business?

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Five tools for global educators

Learning with e's

Recently I have been considering the changing role of teachers who are adopting technology to extend the walls of the classroom. These are a new breed of teachers who do not necessarily accept that the classroom is contained within four walls.

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Five Must-Have Skills for Learning Professionals: An Update

Mindflash

Fueled by a personal quest to avoid professional stagnation and a desire to see our profession thrive, I’ve tried to write about useful, practical, and value-added ideas that learning professionals can put to use in their work today. Software developers think in versions.

The Working Smarter Fieldbook: A Glimpse and Some Thoughts

ID Reflections

Image via Wikipedia "Collaboration is a process through which people who see different aspects of a problem can constructively explore their differences and search for the solution that go beyond their own limited vision of what is possible." ~ Anecdote And informal learning is hinged on collaboration. The book is a synthesis of years of collective experience, know-how, knowledge and deep passion for improving and enabling human performance.

Top 5 tips to gain buy in for learning with social media

Saffron Interactive

We’ve all have heard stories or witnessed some of the powers of social media, so why not apply some of these success stories by embracing these technologies and embedding them to your learning strategy. So try to stick to more familiar terms, for instance, instead of ‘social networking’, consider replacing it with ‘online forum’. Explain your plans to create a community of practice and develop members’ capabilities through sharing knowledge.

Deeper eLearning Design: Part 6 – Putting It All Together

Learnnovators

This is the sixth and final post in a series of six that covers Deeper eLearning. The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. It is particularly focused on eLearning, but much of what has been mentioned also applies to face-to-face or virtual instruction. We’ve covered objectives, practice, concepts, examples, and the emotional component.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

If you are just getting started yourself, you might be curious about many of the same issues. In the first installment of this two-part series, we will look at some basic e-learning terminology and concepts questions that were asked during the session.

The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro | Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

Skip to content Homepage Kasper Spiro Change to learn “ On a mission to make EasyGenerator the best and most successful e-Learning authoring tool in the world ” ‹ Ukrainian visit The mission of EasyGenerator according to Kasper Spiro › November 24, 2010 The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro Two weeks ago, I wrote a blog about starting up my work as CEO for EasyGenerator. Social constructivism principles are at the fundamentals of Moodle.

Internet memes - chains you can believe in

Learning with e's

It's a little like a chain letter or a series of links between friends, but it usually happens without any effort. How can we harness the power of the social web to exploit this information transmission for the benefit of students? So what's all the hype about internet memes?

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix three decades ago. I’m the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. Interview.

The future is not here yet

Learning with e's

I seem to be spending a lot of time lately travelling around talking about 'the future'. Does this make me a futurologist or some kind of prophet? If we did, most of us probably wouldn't dare stepping outside our homes. Does the evolution of learning still hold surprises for you?

Re-imagining the Book

Jay Cross

Six versions have been published in that time, the latest being The Working Smarter Fieldbook 2011. I thought I’d be able to do this by changing the voice of the Fieldbook. A friend of mine who has published numerous books sent the Fieldbook to his editor, a PhD English grad in India.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Some great stuff again this month in the world of eLearning. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. Many of whom I really respoect. I see it in blog posts, comments, posts, LrnChat discussions, and all sorts of places. quick demo of action mapping.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

The note of interest is that it is occurring with all size of vendors, albeit the charge is being led by mid size vendors. Not all of the big dog vendors have entered this space, despite it being a huge revenue opportunity. Euros and the pound) and multiple flavors (one size fits all, will not work for a sizable chunk of the wholesaler/reseller/affiliate industry). Even if your vendor is outside of the U.S./Canada, Ease of use is the common denominator.

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Decisions, decisions. Business decisions.

Jay Cross

Jay Cross examines decision making on learning at work, and gives the lie to some myths about the use of business metrics. To “earn a seat at the table” where the business managers sit, you must: Speak the language of business. Behave like an officer of the corporation.

2018 Turkey Awards for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

I have the most important shirt of the past four decades. The shirt that announced on that terrible day, the turkey drop of WKRP in Cincinnati. Who can forget the live feed of Les describing the ill-fated promotion. at their Lite version – recording is not included).

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Notes from DevLearn and the Adobe Learning Summit

Steve Howard

Following is a largely unedited version of conference notes that I have just distributed internally where I work. As a blog post it’s probably pretty crap – too long, too much scrolling, but as a record of the event, and a method for me to retain my learning, it is just dandy, thank you. Hopefully you, my brave reader, can get similar value from my scribblings, but I make no apology for the size or the content of this blog post. huge growth in the use of 2.0

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

I’ve learned a whale of a lot from these events over the last twenty years. Nonetheless, the patience of those of us who have paid our dues in Orlando, Las Vegas, Anaheim, Chicago, and L.A. of the network era. There’s lots of room for improvement.