Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis

Tony Karrer

Adler's recent article - Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0 talks about the implications of the Long Tail on Education. You can also look at getAbstract 's - Abstract on Anderson's The Long Tail. John Seely Brown and Richard P.

Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

He worked his way up from aspiring academic to public school teacher to corporate instructional designer and eventually into the top learning job at Discover Financial Services, a Chicago-area firm with 17,000 employees. Jon: I have a long history of trying things out that I don’t like.

Social media: Prevention is better than cure

E-Learning Provocateur

Traditionally this is called marketing, customer service or public relations. The best service providers around the world make it really easy for customers to lodge complaints. Service their needs. social media customer service participatory culture united breaks guitars web 2.

2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

To create this list, I’m using eLearning Learning as described in Using Special Parameters to Create Year End Post for details on how I’ve come up with this list. Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool Tool Set 2009 Knowledge Work Types LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers SharePoint Using SharePoint SharePoint Examples SharePoint Fear and Loathing by Learning Professionals 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 Long Tail Long Tail Blogging is Dying?

Learning Power Laws

Tony Karrer

Balmer talks about how a reset of economic expectations during the downturn has created an environment that is putting pressure on business to do more with less. This is a common theme in my posts: Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape and Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Seeded with content, the cMOOC empowers – read “expects” – the learner to discuss, debate, discover, share and co-create new knowledge with his or her fellow learners. Universities will finally accept they are service providers. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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Social Learning Objects - Flash Cards

Tony Karrer

FlashCard Friends does a lot of what you'd expect in terms of creating Flash Cards for students. They have automated definitions and translation to make it easy to create language flash cards. For spelling, you can enter the word and the system has text-to-speech to create a sound that is the prompt that you then have to spell. You can create tests (and the student can have practice tests) based on the flash card content. You can see a video demo of the service here.

Tools and Tips for Transcribing Videos Faster and Easier

TechSmith Camtasia

Here are just a few of them: Transcripts are easily indexable by search engines, increasing your opportunities to rank for long-tail keywords. I hope you find them useful when it comes to transcribing videos, so you have more time to focus on creating good stuff.

Artificial Intelligence Comes to Learning

CLO Magazine

On-demand personalized service is the new norm. The concept of the long tail most saliently reflected at Amazon means that any content, however niche, can find its ideal audience as long as the engine cataloging it and powering its discovery is up to the task.

eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

I'm going to be moderating a CalTech MIT Enterprise Forum that looks at Entrepreneurial Opportunities in eLearning - basically where do we mutually see a good opportunity to create a successful eLearning Startup. It also wires into an online community and tutoring services.

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

Elucidat

I ended up opening a charter school with Author-Anderson executives—they came into my school district and they put in a bunch of money to create the school of the future. 15:05 ] Then, you can track things like how long it takes them to complete a task on that particular system.

The tail is not yet wagging the dog

Clive on Learning

In The Long Tail , Chris Anderson (formerly a reporter for the Economist) argued that the easy availability to media content afforded by the internet would shift purchasing power away from mass media and towards the previously hard-to-serve niches. Similarly, it's easier than ever to see the top movies through on-demand services, DVDs and online video streaming, while hundreds of cable channels serve minority needs.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Organizations will need you to shift a it towards Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis and Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape. If you want to optimize total learner hours, then you make long courses aimed at lots of employees.

How Course Creators Can Improve Their Affiliate Marketing Programs with Dustin Howes

LifterLMS

Creating a resource center for your affiliates with banners, images, and copy they can use on their site to promote your business is key to a successful program. We’ve seen some of our users create affiliate programs with varying levels of success.

The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Performance Learning Productivity

Even before the current economic turmoil, publishers were seeing their customers and advertising revenues bleed away to the multitude of new communication channels that has arrived as part of the tidal wave of Internet services.

Some Questions and Answers

Kapp Notes

Since learning is a process, many people are beginning to understand the value of creating communities to foster the exchange of information and to use tools like blogs for capturing expert knowledge, wikis for collaboration and RSS feeds to help manage the overwhelming flow of data inundating employees in organizations and students in classes. New technologies are creating new ways of doing business and are shaping the world of work.

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

LifterLMS

One strength course creators tend to have that most businesses don’t is the ability to create a lot of rich content. Once piece of content Daniel created was his guide about paid ads where he goes over everything you need to know about creating paid ads for platforms like Facebook.

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

LifterLMS

After finding that he loved answering people’s SEO questions in Slack, Brendan ended up creating an online course where he put together everything he could to help people get off the ground with their SEO and start ranking well on search engines. You then created 100 Days of SEO.

Marketing Technology Landscape Supergraphic (2017)

Your Training Edge

The above long tail spreading is motivating because it shows a design that we commonly see in open digital platforms: some huge hits and a vast stretch of niche contributions. Also we all seen that platformization will gradually reform the “long tail” approach to the market technology.