Making Mobile Learning Work – LearnX 2013 Panel Discussion Summary

G-Cube

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?

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

Recently, Lars Hyland , Chief Commercial Officer of Totara , asked me to discuss LMS trends as part of their ongoing, incredibly interesting “ Disruption Debate ” series for their blog. The post LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities appeared first on Talented Learning.

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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.

Hosted Services Exaggerate WordPress “Issues”

LearnDash

When discussing LearnDash with potential customers I always make a point to explain the pros and cons of using WordPress as a learning management system. I recently watched an interview where the founder of a well-respected hosted membership/teaching platform discussed online course creation in today’s world. The online course creation industry is a large one with players of all sizes. For many the decision is between using a hosted platform or one on WordPress.

“Post once, reply twice”: uninspiring online discussion boards and what to do about them

The eLearning Nomad

Remove the assessment requirement and the discussion boards are (almost) empty. Although the instruction says ‘discuss’, this isn’t a good start for a real discussion. So how then do you get a real and meaningful discussion going? To start, stop using the word “discuss”.

Discussion Groups in eLearning: Why it Matters?

ProProfs

In the world of online learning, discussion groups, discussion boards, discussion forums or threaded discussions are of vital importance. A discussion forum offers a place to instructor-to-learner and student-to-student interaction to take place.

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.

6 Time Management Issues And Fixes For Trainers

eFront

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

Adaptive Leadership

Your Training Edge

Typically the term is applied to leadership situations that involve neither technical nor operational issues. Issues that require a form of adaptive leadership are normally problems that do not have the clarity of an operational issue, as well as a lack of clear solutions.

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.

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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 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.

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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!

Issues with Captivate SCORM, browser compatibility in Litmos app

Adobe Captivate

I have tried to work with Litmos on the issue, being that it is their app … the they say it is an Adobe Captivate issue. ” Is this truly an Adobe Captivate issue, a Litmos app issue, a Samsung Galaxy issue? Discussion browser galaxy note 5 litmos SCORM smartphoneI am using Adobe Captivate 9 and uploading a SCORM into the Litmos LMS platform.

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.

Pause/play button and a custom drag and drop (issues)

Adobe Captivate

Custom drag and drop slide: Here I have a few small issues. – When pressing Submit, my submit button disappears (this is not a big issue. Discussion Captivate draganddrop pause play/pause toggle toggle buttons toggle switchHi Everybody, I’m working on a eLearning and ran into a few tiny hiccups that I think can be fixed easily. The problem is that I can’t seem to find a solution. Here are the problems i’m having.

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

Pract.us

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.

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

Mindflash

“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.

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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.

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?

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?

Adaptive Leadership

Your Training Edge

Typically the term is applied to leadership situations that involve neither technical nor operational issues. Issues that require a form of adaptive leadership are normally problems that do not have the clarity of an operational issue, as well as a lack of clear solutions.

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?

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.

NEWS: Handle Emotive Issues With Care Warns Financial Services Training Expert

Unicorn Training

He insists when staff lack the knowledge, empathy and ethics to deal with such issues effectively, the consequences go way beyond being purely financial.“It

What we've been reading?

Ontuitive

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.

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