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A Conversation with Louise Pasterfield, Managing Director/CEO of Sponge UK

Kapp Notes

When I was at Learning2015 , I met some wonderful people and one of the people I had the privilege of spending some time with was Louise Pasterfield of the UK company Sponge, UK.

7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs. But wait…How will you explain eLearning to your Executive Director? Now get out there and give that CEO/Executive Director some knowledge!

Lights, Camera, eLearning: What Project Managers and Hollywood Directors Have in Common

Association eLearning

In a movie production, that person would be the director; in an eLearning project, it’s the project manager. When filming a movie, the movie director knows the goal of each scene before the cameras ever start rolling. I recently watched a sci-fi movie with tons of special effects.

2015's Top 10 Trends in HR, Talent and Learning Strategies—Part 1

Lambda Solutions

cloud based talent management corporate training Performance Management Talent Management Learning Management System LMS Talent Management System HR Director HR trends human resources talent aquisition

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

from the project management office director. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital.

Interview with Misha McPherson, Director of Worldwide Sales Enablement, Marketing Software company


Misha McPherson is director of worldwide sales enablement with a San Francisco-based provider of cloud-based digital marketing software. She is responsible for creating and managing the onboarding and ongoing sales training for 250 field sales personnel worldwide.

Anticipating Risk in Online Learning

Association eLearning

For example, development directors and fund raisers often desire additional information and best practices for putting on fundraisers and seeking endowments for their nonprofits. So, you’ve decided to embrace online learning at your association.

Getting Your Association’s Board Behind Online Learning

Association eLearning

For many associations and nonprofits, a new eLearning initiative requires approval from their board. Understandably, some association executives have anxiety about the type of resistance they may face when presenting online learning to their board for the first time.

Survey: Boards Seek Industry Experience in New Directors

CLO Magazine

9 A new report issued by the Deloitte Center for Corporate Governance and the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals indicates the top attribute sought in new directors is industry experience, as board subject matter knowledge comes to the fore. At 55 percent of large-cap companies, at least one director met with a shareholder. At small-cap companies, 58 percent had at least one director meeting with a shareholder.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Matt Johnson Global Managing Director Kineo 5Learning Insights 2017 Learning Insights 2017 6 Introduction Some things will never change. Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND.

10 Opportunities for Learning Leaders to Drive Change in the Industry


Developing Leaders Learning and Development Learning Trends Neurolearning The Millennial Workforce elearning solutions head of learning leadership Learning and development learning director learning leadersIn some ways, the learning industry evolves quickly and trends change all of the time ( like these 3 trends we found earlier in the yea r). But in other ways, it’s not changing fast enough.

Tips for Working Successfully with an eLearning Partner

Association eLearning

Three of the most common roles in any eLearning production are Project Manager (PM), Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Education Director. Working with the Education Director. The Education Director is the bridge between the learners and the educational offerings.

Learning the ‘Dinosaur’ way!

Origin Learning

Who can forget the world-wide ‘wow’ phenomenon of this Director’s 1993-film Jurassic Park! We can do that for the first time with online learning , and that’s the reason we’re doing online [courses],” says Sanjay Sarma, director of MIT’s Office of Digital Learning.

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Learning Conversation with Liz Griffin, Director, Global People Team, Ernst & Young – Part 1

Learning Cafe

We had an opportunity to talk to Liz Griffin about learning and the challenges it faces in a leading professional services company – Ernst & Young. With a career in organisational development, learning and development, HR, line management and operations spanning 27 years, Liz’s experiences have encompassed the education, hospitality, airline and professional services sectors.

Professional Support at an Open Source LMS: Interview with Athanasios Papagelis Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd


Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: One of the reasons that eFront is an extremely successful eLearning solution especially for medium organizations is the fact that is well supported. Athanasios Papagelis - Co-founder & Technical Director at Epignosis Ltd: We use an advance enterprise software to support our worldwide clients that use eFront. What is one of the reasons that SMEs choose eFront as an eLearning solution?

Kineo Insights Webinar: The Truth About Open Source – a conversation with Sakai’s Executive Director

Learning Visions

The following are my notes from Part 1 of the webinar: The Truth About Open Source: A conversation with Michael Korcuska, Executive Director of Sakai. Michael is the Executive Director of the Sakai Foundation – open source Course/Learning Management System focused in education space (a “competitor” to Moodle). Director Worldwide eLearning Adobe Systems Click here to register. Today as part of the Kineo Insights webinar series – a conversation on open source.

Exploring the capabilities of xAPI


Haitham Gasim, the Kineo US Director of Technology has been on a quest to dig deeper into xAPI and thinking about how Kineo can implement xAPI in order to better serve our clients.

Why I’m Waging a War Against “Sorry”


How Skillsoft’s Director, Consulting Services EMEA and India is waging a war against “sorry” & encouraging the women on her team to speak with confidence.

Introduction to Blended Learning [Interview with Ben Rimes]


To make sure about that we talked to an eLearning expert and Director of Curriculum and Instructional Technology at Mattawan Consolidated School - Ben Rimes. Blended learning approach has been here for a while and it is likely to have been applied by thousands of teachers worldwide.

2016 Learning In Practice Award Finalists Announced

CLO Magazine

Blaire Bhojwani, Director, Learning Technologies, Hilton. Jessica Melo, Director of Sales Training, Paycom. Lori West-Worland, Director, Global Education Services, Interactive Intelligence. Chris Bartlett, Director of Learning Resources, FMC Technologies.

2016 Learning In Practice Award Winners

CLO Magazine

Silver: Lori West-Worland, Director, Global Education Services, Interactive Intelligence. Bronze: Jessica Melo, Director of Sales Training, Paycom. Silver: Patricia Winchester, Director, Learning and Development, USA Today Network. Thomas Brady, Director, Department of Defense.

2016 Training Trends: Connecting Training to Customers

JPL Learning

Mike Baker, VFIS, Director, Risk Control. Cynthia Cornug, Director of Training Resources, Chick-fil-A. Adam Kucera, Director of Sales Training, DISH Network.

#INDIETECH: It’s not about being a woman, it’s about being talented.

Wisetail LMS

Ali Knapp, Sales Director at Wisetail LMS, talks about finding qualified hardworking people helped to close the gender gap in the tech industry. The post #INDIETECH: It’s not about being a woman, it’s about being talented. appeared first on Wisetail. All Founder Perspective & #INDIETECH

The Popularity of Personalized Learning

Content Raven

As far back as seven years ago, Gene Willhoit, executive director of the U.S. Council of Chief State School Officers, predicted that the children of tomorrow would no longer be served well by what he termed assembly-line education that became popular in the industrial age.

Brent Schlenker Says Good Bye to Litmos!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

And seeing them exhibit for the first time while I was Program Director for DevLearn was aThe Big Idea Today Litmos is announcing that I am no longer working as their Chief Learning Strategist. We still plan to work together in the future, but currently have no specific plans to announce. A Quick Look Back. I remember meeting the Litmos founders via twitter back when they launched.

Workforce Development That Works


MODERATOR: Nathan Blain , Executive Director, Corporate Executive Board. mLevel’s CEO, Dave Cutler, will be participating in a panel discussion at the ASU GSV Summit at 10am PDT on Tuesday, April 19th in the “Cortez Hill” room located at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA.

How to Overcome Information Overload – Interview with Steven W. Anderson


To get to the bottom of information overload problem, we interviewed an educator, speaker, director of Instructional Technology, #edchat contributor and author of the “Content curation.

In the Hot Seat. Matt Guyan talks to Ruth McElhone

B Online Learning

In this post I caught up with our Learning Director, Ruth McElhone. In this series of blog posts I’ll be chatting to the folks here at B Online Learning to find out more about how they work and I’ll be looking for some tips so that we can learn from the experience of others. You’ve […]. Adult Learning Principles eLearning Development eLearning News design elearning eLearning course design instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools

7 Top Writing Tips for Instructional Designers Infographic


Here Ruby Spencer, Director, Global Curriculum Development, has put together this quick infographic of our recommended top 7 Writing […]. Over the years our Instructional Designers have shared many tips and tricks for writing engaging online training courseware.

Michael Allen: Hitchiker’s Guide to the e-Learning Galaxy

Allen Interactions

Zsolt Olah , Director of Innovation and Learning Solutions at Performance Development Group.

Podcast: Bob Mosher Speaks with Mark Oehlert about Mobile Performance Support


Mark Oehlert is the Customer Success Director at Socialtext. Listen as Bob Mosher and Mark Oehlert talk Mobile Performance Support in this month''s podcast (length 15:14).

A Welch Way Lesson in the Game of Business


Skillsoft’s UK Inside Sales Director shares how he puts learnings from Welch Way in action in his daily work and how the programme shaped him as a leader.

Case Study: Community of Developing Practice


” Heh, no sooner did I write that than ATD published an article I wrote with Sarah Gilbert , the Director of the Informatics Academy at the Public Health Informatics Institute — an initiative of the Task Force for Global Health. In our last post , I mentioned that “we have a few things that are finally getting ready to come off the grill.”

Designing Virtual Training - A Planning Tool

InSync Training

If you''re using a stage director to manage the live event, that person needs to know the big picture and have "stage directions" that are clear and concise.

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Gearing Up For xAPI Camp – Amazon


As well as Russell Duhon (CTO, Saltbox), Bill McDonald (CMI5 Working Group), Duncan Welder (Director of Client Services, RISC). Nick Washburn (Director, Riptide Software – Learning Division) See Nick’s presentation from the last xAPI camp here. I’m really excited about this xAPI Camp, only partially because I grew up on a farm in the-middle-of-nowhere, WA and there’s a bit of home state pride. The line-up of speakers and discussion leaders at this event is stellar!

7 Benefits of Corporate eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Over the last 15 years in my professional career I’ve seen the benefits of eLearning in my roles as Director of Human Resources, Operations Director, and Training Manager.