Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary


Here is summary of topics that were discussed and key points that I took away from the discussion –. Another interesting barrier discussed was a need for learner literacy – do we need to train learner to use mobile devices properly to get the best out of them?

Solving Your Development Issues in the Adobe Captivate Community

eLearning Brothers

Did you know each major eLearning authoring tool has a thriving community of eLearning developers constantly asking and answering questions about your burning development issues? In this post, you’ll learn how to solve your development issues using the Adobe Captivate Community.

Trending Sources

8 Steps for Managers to Confront Performance Issues

CLO Magazine

In the real business workplace, in addition to gossip and even resentment, there’s a bottom-line impact when these important confrontational discussions aren’t handled well — or at all. Some employees will say they understood it and are making plans to address the issue.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

Grabbing information off the web does pose an issue for all of us of whether the content is authoritative and accurate. The post Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech appeared first on Web Courseworks.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Let’s say Sue determines that her key issue is that she simply doesn’t know what a good set of expectations looks like. She decides that when she sets expectations, she should also discuss with her team members how she will manage progress going forward. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE.

Blog Discussion

Tony Karrer

Dave Ferguson just raised the issue of blog discussion that has come up before when I talk about Learning and Networking with a Blog. The issue he raises in Mandatory Blogging is: Here at your own blog, you often have extended discussions. I talked about different Types of Blog Discussions before. Comments are Not the Only Blog Discussion Cross linking and discussion on other blogs is discussion.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn.

6 Time Management Issues And Fixes For Trainers


eLearning time management is a critical issue that needs proactive action. In this article, we discuss a few time management techniques that are essential for trainers. Discussion forums, chats, emails cannot be easily limited with time.

10 hot tips for moocers

E-Learning Provocateur

This was certainly the case for some in the EDCMOOC , and I fear I was too dismissive of the issue in my previous blog post. Participate actively in the discussion forum. I found it helpful to use the discussion forum to post preliminary drafts of my ideas, refine them, then blog them.

Tips 123

This Week on #TalkTech: Going All Digital, Privacy Issues, and Automatic Content Recognition

Bottom-Line Performance

We publish all the topics a few hours before the chat so you can show up at 3 pm EST / 12 pm PST on Thursdays ready to discuss. We discuss three topics a week and the chat lasts around 30 minutes. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

When your LMS BFF is no longer

eLearning 24-7

Hate is a strong word, and many consumers (clients) rarely say it out loud, but if your system isn’t doing what you were promised and the calls from your learners are coming in OR worse they aren’t using it because of these issues – you are mad. I have run into the same issue – salespeople who say their product does A but in reality it does not. . Or they send the RFP after a discussion, but before seeing the product. I’ve been there.

Making Learning Evaluation Work – Lessons from Marketing. 1st Panel Discussion Webinar -Sept 29

Learning Cafe

We have a new addition to the Learning Cafe- a panel discussion webinar ! I am quite excited about this addition as it allows an opportunity for learning professionals to hear and discuss learning issues, challenges and trends. Pure discussion focussed on developing learning capability. The need to evaluate learning (outcomes, effectiveness, ROI) is not disputed and highly desirable. The reality is that evaluation costs money, takes time and requires specific skills.

ROI 10

The Employee Engagement Crisis. Can L&D Provide Solutions? – Online Forum

Learning Cafe

Bersin Deloitte 2015 Human Capital Trends Report has identified employee engagement and culture as the #1 issue worldwide. Designing Learning that are seen as development opportunities by employees provides L&D to contribute one the pressing HR issues. Questions for Discussion.

Forum 30

Discussing design

Clive on Learning

You may be interested in a podcast produced a few months ago by IT Training magazine in which Paul Stevens of Assima UK and myself discuss a variety of issues relating to the design of e-learning content. You can download it from the IT Training podcast page - it's episode 9

The Ethics of Instructional Design

Allen Interactions

we forget to discuss the sticky, ambiguous issues at the core of our world, topics that don’t have easy answers or a body of research for us to invoke. By Edm ond Manning , Senior Instructional Strategist. With so many fascinating topics in our world of learning design (mobile learning!

What to Do When Discussion Goes Pear-Shaped: Or What I Learned From Reading “Crucial Conversations”

But according to the authors, “Twenty years of research involving more than 100,000 people reveals that the key skill of effective leaders, teammates, parents, and loved ones is the capacity to skillfully address emotionally and politically risky issues.

CAC-Panel Discussion-Consulting/Contracting

Kapp Notes

Next, we had a panel discussion called Working Collaboratively and Independently Simultaneously:Independent and Contractor and Small Business Forum. The discussion focused on non-compete agreements, intellectual property and other issues related to creating content and ideas for clients.

70:20:10 Learning Framework – Where did those numbers come from ?

Learning Cafe

Our webinar discussion on 29 March, Thurs is also proving popular with over 50 participants registered. Register for our webinar discussion on this topic on Thursday, 29th March 2012, 12 noon Sydney time. The issue here is the same thing we do all the time in our profession.

Types of Blog Discussions

Tony Karrer

I've been involved with several different groups of people who are having different kinds of discussions that happen among bloggers. The most common models of blog discussions seem to have turned into a few patterns: Organic Blog Discussions - someone posts something interesting, lots of bloggers post on the topic, distributed discussion ensues. It's hard to follow the discussion as it spreads through the web of blogs.

Gen Y Wants its Employers to Go Green, Mostly


“This is shown even more strongly when discussing overall career goals. “The good news is that Generation Y is showing clear concern for environmental issues,” said Jon Z Bentley, a partner in energy and environment at IBM Global Business Services.

Let’s Talk Learning – National VET E-Learning Webinars by Learning Cafe

Learning Cafe

This series is targeted at business and industry, and will discuss current and future workplace learning. discuss how learning professions are critical in interpreting the capabilities required to meet business objectives and how they can contribute to the workforce planning process for the business. Led by Julie Sloan, Founder and Director of Strategy of Workforce Planning Australia , this webinar will: explore the complex issue of workforce planning.

Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank

Tony Karrer

I recently had a great conversation with Becky Barch, a performance consultant at the Bank, about her smart application of discussion forum software from ElementK. Becky turned around and used a discussion forum to make the situation better. She didn’t see it as that much of an issue.

Making Intranet Discussion Groups Effective

Tony Karrer

An interesting article - 6 Steps to Effective Discussion Forums on your Intranet , but I don't necessarily agree with all of his ideas. Let me start with the first one, to have an effective discussion, you need critical mass. Second, he suggests attaching discussion to every page (much like how a blog works). Discussion becomes too difuse and you don't reach critical mass. PROVIDE AN AGGREGATED, PRIORITIZED VIEW OF DISCUSSIONS.

Better Discussion / Debate in Learning

Tony Karrer

In particular, he laments that as he was reading a discussion in a different domain and "working on the team picking out sessions for the 2007 ASTD conference " he found himself wanting to have better discussion and debate in our world of learning. Mark seemed to come to a similar conclusion as he provides examples of questions that he would find really interesting: I want a thoughtful discussion of what we do. Not about your 'issues.' actually, "your real issues".

More on Blogging and Community Issues

Tony Karrer

This relates closely to the discussion going on around blogs, discussion forums, communities, etc.: eLearning Discussions - An Attempt at Better Discussions in the Blogosphere Move from Discussion Groups to World of Blogs? Blogs vs. Discussion Groups or Mis-Understanding Blog Reading and. So, it's even more complicated of an issue I just saw that TechCrunch added a forum to their blog.

EdTechTalk Episode #5: Promoting Learning Through Asynch Discussions

Learning Visions

This week on EdTechTalk Instructional Design Live we talked about moderating online discussions and how to promote learning through asynch discussions. Today’s conversation will focus on some key ways to promote learning through asynch discussions: 1. Discussion is where participants interact with each other and instructor. Setting expectations and structure for discussions. Assessing online discussions. Have a discussion Rubrik.

More Discussion on Personal Work Learning Environments

Tony Karrer

There's some great discussion happening around the issues of control and resulting ownership of work product as we create personal work learning environments. Enterprises that love PLE's Cross battles Downes: is corporate learning corrupt?

Clash of the titans

E-Learning Provocateur

From a learning practitioner’s point of view, it raises issues of pedagogy, instructional design, and perhaps even epistemology. Or assigned to participation in a district-wide online discussion forum?

Does the discussion/debate do any good?

Tony Karrer

In the comment he says relative to discussing Informal Learning: P.S. Can I just say that I love this debate and think that it is serving our industry well and that we need more of this and we need it at conferences, up on stage in front of thousands of people. This comment really struck me, because one of the questions that I struggle with all the time is whether spending time speaking/writing/talking about these issues does any good?

Improving Discussion In Distance Education

There Is No Chalk

In it Farrow is asked about important books that tackle the issues in training at the corporate level. Farrow's offering is Discussion as a Way of Teaching, by Brookfield & Preskill. I was reading a short interview that the folks at Bloomfire did with Loventrice Farrow, a communications specialist at Boeing. The answer Farrow gives to the last question is the one that caught my attention: ".I.

What we've been reading?


Her research focuses on the very issues we've been discussing on this blog, including "desirable difficulty," and more precise measurements about appropriate scheduling for interleaving and variability in learning projects.

Doc 73

L&D Talk: Gartners Emerging Tech Hype Curve, LMS Platforms, The Changing L&D Industry

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

L&D Talk is presented by - Get your FREE trial at - Today our panel discussion centered around the new Gartner Hype Cycle For Emerging Technologies report. We also discuss LMS markets, trends, and issues.

Clash of the titans

E-Learning Provocateur

From a learning practitioner’s point of view, it raises issues of pedagogy, instructional design, and perhaps even epistemology. Or assigned to participation in a district-wide online discussion forum? instructional design cognitivism constructivism conversation discussion education expert instructivism K-12 knowledge Larry Sanger learning novice participatory learning pedagogy Steve Wheeler teaching

PLE - PWLE Discussion Contiunes - Corporate vs Personal and IP Rights

Tony Karrer

This continues the discussion being had around PLE/PWLEs - see More Discussion on Personal Work Learning Environments for a bit of recap. Second - while I would expect Stephen to argue about the issue of control (see below for why corporations likely will want access, ownership, control), I'm surprised to see him argue that the same tools provide by the corporation or access completely independent of the corporation changes it from a PLE to not being a PLE.

Out and About: Discussion on Educational Schools of Thought

Kapp Notes

The great thing about blogs is that even though it seems like two people are having a discussion, others can join in. As Stephen Downes and I have been exchanging talking points about the various schools of educational thought, Bill Kerr has added a number of ideas and insights to the discussion as well and then took it one step further and created a summary on the discussion called _isms as filter, not blinker.

Mapping Organisational Structures in LearnFlex LMS

B Online Learning

I’ve discussed the importance of data in past articles but it’s tended to gear more towards importing legacy achievement or user data and the issues that can arise when these aren’t correct.