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Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

” Perhaps this is a natural aspect of human nature to take the safe path rather than to explore uncharted territory to find better, more effective paths. Haven’t we all abandoned proven and effective work styles for ineffective patterns of behavior when under stress?

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

” Perhaps this is a natural aspect of human nature to take the safe path rather than to explore uncharted territory to find better, more effective paths. Haven’t we all abandoned proven and effective work styles for ineffective patterns of behavior when under stress?

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The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

Through all the legitimate buzz about learning with others through social media, the ubiquitous Internet search, and a wealth of educational opportunities outside the workplace, workers still need training, and unique knowledge still needs to be passed down from the experienced to the new.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Mate Demo

Learning Visions

Thursday, March 15, 2007 Learning Mate Demo Im in search of good examples of cheap but effective e-Learning in the vein of the 21st century designer (web 2.0, Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0

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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.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

Some LMSs offer advanced features that support performance management and social learning opportunities. Common MOOC platforms include: Coursera. Augmented reality takes a view of a real environment and augments it with additional information or effects. What is Creative Commons?

It’s Happening…

Tom Spiglanin

More recently, however, individuals have become empowered to self-learn whenever they have the need and wherever they are, thanks to an ever-expanding array of options, from the ubiquitous Google search to YouTube videos to social networks.

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.

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

Your Training Edge

Before you read this article, try an experiment: Go to Google (or your favorite search engine) and type in “why employees love training.” Instead, find ways to more effectively engage your audience by delivering the right training to the right employees at the right time.

It’s Happening…

Tom Spiglanin

More recently, however, individuals have become empowered to self-learn whenever they have the need and wherever they are, thanks to an ever-expanding array of options, from the ubiquitous Google search to YouTube videos to social networks.

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. LMS and Learning Tracking Still Struggling While LMS solutions continue to get better, more powerful, more diverse, I continue to find myself searching for just the right solution for particular needs.

All just a click away?

Learning with e's

As long as you are able to ask the right question and enter it into an appropriate search engine query box, you will find what you are looking for. Some commentators hold the belief that searching for content online is ''dumbing down'' education. Everything is just one click away.

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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.

Why Blended Learning Is Really Just Blended Training

Mindflash

But that has nothing to do with learning and performance effectiveness, only money. It’s learning by actually performing. And doing it — performing it — is how people really learn. Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user Sarah M Stewart.

Four Ways to Rethink Employee On-Boarding

Mindflash

So ultimately, L&D pros are in a unique position to make a direct and measurable impact on employee retention and performance by rethinking the on-boarding process. Just do a Google search for on-boarding , and you’ll find plenty of ideas.

Let Employees Choose Their Own Training Materials

Mindflash

The employee has the ability to customize their learning — to assess specifically what they need to improve their performance — rather than be forced to participate in education that is defined by the organization. Image by Casie Yoder used under Creative Commons via Flickr user aflcio.

Our digital future 4: Pervasive computing

Learning with e's

Because of the growing power of networks and telecommunication systems, and the ever decreasing size of digital technology, we can now embed small (micro) computers into just about any object in common use, and they will communicate with each other, and with your personal technology.

All together now

Learning with e's

I have scoured my personal book library in search of a dozen books that have influenced my own thinking, and share a synopsis of their contents with you. Photo by Steve Wheeler All together now by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Creative Commons Audio. Sometimes we need background music or sound effects. If you have some money you can always buy background music and sound effects on CD. Here are a few sites that offer sound effects and free music. Do a search for “elearning.”.

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Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

Mindflash

collaboration to help people work together more easily and improve performance through learning. to describe the components involved: Search, Links, Authorship, Tags, Extensions, Signaling. Effective learning designs make use of activities in which learners create their own learning.

Freinet and social media

Learning with e's

When I wrote Blogging with Freire , I was speculating on what that great Brazilian educator and theorist might have made of educational blogging - a concept he never knew, because he died before the Internet and social media came in to common use.

Five tools for global educators

Learning with e's

In effect, through the use of social media and telecommunication technologies, these teachers are becoming global educators. The comments boxes below each post support dialogue, and the tagging feature on most blogs enables easier search for content.

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The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 2

TalentLMS

In smaller organizations, where fewer people are responsible for all aspects of the training program, including budgeting, Excel can help you track down training-related expenses, course effectiveness (e.g.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Webinosh with Dr. Will Thalheimer: Smile Sheets

Learning Visions

Dr. Thalheimer talked about ways hes been trying to make smile sheets more effective so that they can be used to tell us something valuable about the learning experience. Look for a sample smile sheet on Dr. Thalheimers site (type smile sheet in the search field).

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Strategies?

Learning Visions

Luckily, these days I can quickly search online for a refresher. Things might get a bit silly with all that snapping, but I bet its effective. My bet is many eLearning designers dont often have the time to develop creative instructional strategies.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

performance strategies that deliver a single purpose-focused outcome. Identify environmental and performance staging elements that align the experience into an emotive, engaging whole. Determine how a relentless plussing process improves performance for maximum results.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Auditory Advantage

Learning Visions

But Im always in search of practical advice. Whos really used music in e-Learning to good effect? We might use the same clip as the course faded out to great dramatic effect. Of course, we also used sound effects -- ping if the user answered correctly, a deep "egggh" if the user answered incorrectly. but you never wanted to overuse sound effects for fear of it being labeled as "gratuitous use". Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Vicki states as the first benefit of learning objectives: "Learners can focus more easily on what is important to their actual workplace performance." Based on their performance, learners will see if they are beginners or advanced, and where their gaps in knowledge might lie.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

However, it does require the ability to think both logically and creatively, and it requires some knowledge of what research has shown works (as opposed to what our personal tastes tell us should work). We can talk about the training-wheel versus guard-rail effect.)

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Content that helps people perform their tasks better. Knowledge Acquisition -- searches Coaching or Mentoring -- reaching out to other people and connecting to other people (not just repositories of inf.knowing who to talk to). Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World

Learning Visions

Blogging has a positive effect on my work-life expertise -- countless client conversations have gone all the better because of something I read just yesterday or wrote about the day before. Its really easy to search for anything at a moments notice. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

Now that I have ID experience on my resume, I found job searches to be much easier than when I was first making the transition and had more to prove. I would have thought it was easier to search out as a student. In many cases great instructional designers follow the instructional design process instinctively and the degree simply adds a common language to what they are already doing. Together, we could be a very interesting and effective team.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Learning Visions

I circled Chapter 6 (moving from creating rigid course structures to small, easily searched nuggets) and Chapter 8 (gamers expectations of bosses/teachers). Thinking creatively is good. Thats way more creativity than I may have in me.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

If SL has this effect on other women, then it wont be the most effective place to send female employees as part of an elearning experience. However, ideas taken from Second Life, minus the cultural trappings, could be effective. If its true that the percentage of women has decreased, maybe it has something to do with the other results from my search term. For comparison, if you search on "Chicago women," you get a completely different set of results.