Fri.Nov 25, 2011

Reactions to the non-training approach to workplace learning

Jane Hart

Following my recent post on the case for a non-training approach (NTA) to workplace learning and the launch of my NTA website, I’ve received quite a bit feedback and read a number of blog posts and comments about it. So I thought I would plot all these reactions on the learning technology adoption curve that my Internet Time Alliance (ITA) colleague, Harold Jarche and I produced last year (which is… Read the rest. Social learning

Let Them Make Mistakes… And Learn!

Adobe Captivate

Consider this! You have completed a training course and now you need to take a test. You give it a shot and unfortunately you fail in the test and are denied of the course completion certificate. You end up feeling bad! You are playing a game. It has a lot of levels and it’s pretty [.]. eLearning this week Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Assessment Engaging Learning Instructional Design rapid elearning authoring tools Trial and Error

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To tweet or not to tweet? Part 2

Saffron Interactive

In my last blog I discussed the increasing conflict between the long established listen and learn styles of presenting and the ever increasing use of mobile devices by participants during talks. In the first part of my blog I looked at how listeners can ensure these devices don’t disrupt their learning experience. This week we come to the bit everybody has been waiting for.

eFront the 1st open source eLearning solution that join OW2

eFront

eFront , the award winning, open source , and SCORM certified learning system, join the OW2 consortium - The open source community for infrastructure software. Some of the organizations that also joined the OW2 consortium include SugarCRM , France Telecom Group , XWiki SAS , in a total of 58 corporate members. It is true to say that OW2 if it isn't the only one, it is the only substantial open-source foundation based in Europe. What is OW2?

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What Happens When You Neglect to Create a Mobile Strategy?

The Learning Circuits

So now that you have the building blocks of your strategy in your sights, it important to maintain focus. Now is not the time to get caught up in discussions about building your first app or what type of devices the IT department is going to be buying. You need to stay in the driver’s seat and craft the strategy to match the technology landscape of the community at large and also find a healthy mix of progress and protection to meet your business goals.

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Shepherd accused of sensationalist claptrap

Clive on Learning

Jay Cross , someone who I respect immensely professionally and like as a person, has accused me, with some justification, of 'sensationalist claptrap'. At a time when, in the UK, we are in the middle of the Leveson enquiry , which is looking at the 'culture, practice and ethics of the press', Jay's comment hit home. No-one has been more angry than me as, every day, more evidence is revealed of the disgraceful practices of the UK tabloids, yet perhaps, in my own small way, I am as guilty as any.

Automagically discover best content every day

Jay Cross

In a buzz session at DevLearn this year, I described how Working Smarter Daily uses social signals to choose and display a fresh selection of relevant articles every morning. It’s also a dynamite research tool; you can search articles by topic, author, and/or timeframe. What’s Under the Hood. Internet Time Alliance selects the sources from which the articles for Working Smarter Daily will be chosen. Currently, it’s tracking these blogs: Adaptive Path. Andy McAfee.

(re)Designing learning in a digital world

Learning with 'e's

(re)Designing Learning Spaces for a Digital World View more presentations from Steve Wheeler My keynote speeches to academic staff at Massey University on the Palmerston North and Wellington campuses this week were accompanied by the slides above. I deliberately inserted a (re) in front of the Designing theme, because I wanted to make it clear that we need to redesign and re-engineer many of our current practices in higher education, including course design, assessment and student support.

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Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

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A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.