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Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

Tony Karrer

And, since Open Content comes in under the Creative Commons license structure. Actually, I’m curious if Open Content ever is not Creative Commons? In any case, to understand the use of Open Content, it’s important to understand Creative Commons licensing. Creative Commons Licensing Terms Creative Commons licensing terms. Most of the OCW content appears to come under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

Instructional designers aim to provide the necessary content to accomplish these goals, but sometimes the delivery of a course or training isn’t very effective. organizational culture, structured performance reviews, etc.) How to Implement Effectiveness Measurement Plans.

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A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

Here is an updated version (V3) of the WSD Framework with more charts and descriptions, and now available as a PDF to download under a Creative Commons Licence. 2 – Performance Support Services. 4 – Performance Consulting Services.

The ripple effect

Learning with e's

Anyone who is interested in the social media phenomenon would be very interested to read this from Abday Adhikari, writing in the Guardian : Every time we publish information on the internet, we are effectively starting a conversation, because people can respond or react to it.

The hidden audience effect

Learning with e's

It must have been a very long day for the kids, but they performed very well, and were very entertaining and raised a few laughs too. In effect, S'cool Radio is taking a similar approach to Dave Mitchell's Quadblogging concept but developing it in another direction.

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

Perhaps it’s tempting to blame the design process for failing to produce effective solutions, but I would disagree. This in no way suggests we give up responsibility for developing effective formal workplace training.

What students need

Learning with e's

Although grades matter, more important still is the feedback students receive on their work and performance, and the interventions that teachers can make to support those they see struggling.

The games we play

Learning with e's

For a start, there are an impressive array of transferrable skills to be acquired, especially if the games played are designed effectively. Many scholars have researched the effects of games on learning, but perhaps one of the most prolific and profound games theorists is James Paul Gee.

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The labelling game

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An interesting psychological study by Rosenthal and Jacobson back in the 1960s showed the problems and benefits that can occur in education when we label children. The Pygmalion effect , as it''s known can be beneficial. The reverse (or the Golem effect ) can also occur.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

Learning Visions

ID student commented: My problem with the industry is that the degree in instructional design is required of management. As such, Ive seen the manager able to champion ideas and standards much more effectively than if there was a lack of degree or experience. In the most basic view, when youre in a training group, your job is to help resolve problems related to lack of skill or knowledge insofar as they detract from the organizations ability to achieve its results.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Effective design using PPT as a tool. It’s very easy to load content on slides – but it takes more creativity to move learner to actual understanding! “Select, organize and integrate&# Select important information Organize it into meaningul wholes Integrate it with real world problems Select: Help the learner understand what they’re going to do. Taking information and applying it to a real problem How do we keep from overloading learners?

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Individual Motivational Profile – For all to use and needing your help

Learning Cafe

Leaving that aside, however, the underlying problem was well summed up by a participant whom I overheard at the break: “John is trying to get us to work in a particular way; but that’s not the way we want to work”. Effective Learning

I Believe that Learning is Inherently Social

Tom Spiglanin

We may follow a manual to effect a repair we’ve never attempted before. Learning by experience can be quite effective. ” But while effective, it isn’t terribly efficient on its own. Learning alone may be effective, but very inefficient.

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I Believe in the Value of Connectedness

Tom Spiglanin

While every organization in the world is unique, most have characteristics in common. All employees are ultimately connected to one another through a common purpose to succeed and fulfill the mission of the organization.

I Believe in the Erosion of Hierarchies

Tom Spiglanin

In the last several articles , we focused on aspects of the changing workplace and also discussed behaviors that those of us in the learning and development (L&D) role can adopt to help improve our effectiveness.

Makeshift reality

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It gets us ready to respond and interact with environments, problems and challenges we have yet to encounter. Makeshift reality by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

How to Maximize Collaboration in Instructional Design

CourseArc

As instructional designers create eLearning courses, they must perform a variety of jobs to deliver the final product, including (but not limited to): Project Management. You can add users to the project based on the roles they will perform: Graphic Artists, Developers, Authors, Editors, etc.

I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

1 “ This encompasses several key aspects of a PLN from my perspective: The real purpose of my PLN is not learning; it’s to improve work and performance. Recognizing this learning and making good use of it requires effective personal knowledge management practices.

The Demise of E-learning (the brand)

Tom Spiglanin

Then, when they do, they use every ploy imaginable to minimize their discomfort, which often includes performing a variety of other tasks at the same time, paying only minimal attention to the required program.

I Believe in the Value of Sharing

Tom Spiglanin

I’m not talking about the monetary value of a social share (which business people are keen on doing ), but rather the less tangible value that comes from sharing knowledge, making an individual more productive, effective, and efficient.

Connected pedagogy: Social networks

Learning with e's

Connected students can become the nodes of their own production, and are creating more content than ever before as they perform their learning for global audiences."

What is authentic assessment?

Learning with e's

These have their uses, but there is much more available in the assessment repertoire of effective teachers. The nurse lecturers asked me to solve a problem in which student nurses seemed disengaged with the assessment tasks.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking

Learning Visions

Monday, June 18, 2007 Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking From the Eide Neurolearning Blog: Voluntary Control of Attention - Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking There is a yin and yang effect between visual and auditory attention. Mixed visual-auditory stimuli have an underadditive effect, so that if you have to do both at the same time, total brain activation goes down. Maybe the "underadditive effect" occurs when a multimedia presentation does all the thinking for you.

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Standard deviation

Learning with e's

Distractions in the workplace are common. First there is the social impact: Communication technology may create a psychological distance between people; it can have detrimental effects on our concentration. How can organisations address these issues and problems?

Passion for education

Learning with e's

We all need inspiration, and many would argue that we perform better as educators when we have passion. Effective pedagogy not only has impact, it's contagious. But while teachers are attempting to be the very best they can be, there are many problems to be faced.

Is the Training You’re Providing the Training Your Employees Want?

Your Training Edge

Instead, find ways to more effectively engage your audience by delivering the right training to the right employees at the right time. For example, provide performance support resources online so that people can access the resources they need at the moment they need them.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

iPad (and iPhone) are Much More Useful Than I Expected I didn’t actually think that I would care about the iPad except as a tool for training and performance support in environments like retail and restaurants where it’s always been an issue having access to machines. And a big part of the problem is just how many there are and how fast they change. See Failure of Creative Commons Licenses and Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Performance Learning Productivity

Effective Metrics for Learning and Development I wonder what Shaw would think if he saw the way learning and development is predominantly measured in organisations today. " The study reported that mandatory training sometimes has a positive effect, but overall has a negative effect.

Fade away

Learning with e's

Technology in itself is not enough to solve all of the problems inherent in education, but in concert with new pedagogies, visionary educators, and strong leadership, change can, and does happen. Technology, just like any other set of tools, is there to help the user perform.

What's love got to do with it?

Learning with e's

To start off, he played Tina Turner''s pop anthem , got everyone clapping along, and he even performed a bit of a dance too. Here''s the problem: Teachers can get away with saying they love their subject. Photo by Hu Totya on Wikimedia Commons What''s love got to do with it?

It’s Time for E-Learning to Embrace ‘BYOL’

Mindflash

She writes: “An increasing number of the workforce –— smart, social, autonomous workers — are already doing their own thing and solving their own learning and performance problems much more quickly and more easily by using their own tools and devices. (An

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How to make Rapid eLearning work for your organization

eFront

We have some interesting facts that reinforce the notion of eLearning solutions as effective knowledge management tools. . The top reason is that the rapid eLearning development process bypasses the many nuances and scientific methods performed by instructional designers.

Should We Change The Language of Training?

Mindflash

When I speak with my peers in the field of organizational learning and performance, either in person or virtually, I’m always amazed at the amount of time we spend discussing, debating, and examining the language of our profession. ” That’s where the problem starts.

Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

Mindflash

collaboration to help people work together more easily and improve performance through learning. Effective learning designs make use of activities in which learners create their own learning. The point is to get people working together to solve problems.

Gold mines

Learning with e's

Active learning is encouraged when students need to do something, solve a problem or produce something related to the content they are studying. A similar effect is seen in the 100 Word Challenge , and in other similar school related blog projects.