Mon.Jul 25, 2011

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Three things all teachers need

Learning with e's

Last night I took part in a 3-way Skype podcast recording for TeacherCast.ne t , which was hosted by Jeff Bradbury, who is based in Philadelphia, USA. My co-panellist was Mark Greentree , who was speaking from Sydney, Australia.

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The Smart Worker : learning continuously with social media

Jane Hart

Tweet. In the first of my blog posts on helping L&D department move forward, I want to focus on how we can help others learn continuously using social media.

Vague Stories Help Learners to Discover

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: Uncovering parallel tracks is essential in contextual learning – where the need is to help learners find applications of an idea in a story or feedback. Precision oftentimes kills the ability of the learner to discover multiple real-life applications.

Using Social Learning to Encourage Continued Employee Education

CLO Magazine

Continuing education programs appear to be a significant benefit to employees looking for organizations that invest in their talent. Consider this: Sixty percent of U.S. jobs will require postsecondary education by 2018 ( Aslanian , 2011).

Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.

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Start with the Organization’s Goals

CLO Magazine

When launching a new Learning and Development (L&D) group or transforming an existing one, people often ask, “Where should we start?” The answer is always the same. Start with the organization’s goals. Learning and development exists and is funded to support the organization’s goals. It should help the organization achieve those goals.

Cruella speaks …

Jane Hart

Tweet. The discussion around this summer’s Epic Debate hotted up over the weekend. As Clive Shepherd, who is speaking against the motion points out in his latest blog posting, Give Cruella a chance , the motion has been written in an obscure way in order to provoke such debate.

Capturator: Making Self-Directed Language Learning Possible

OpenSesame

As we build an international elearning marketplace, we’re always thrilled to feature some of the creative developers selling their elearning content on OpenSesame. The folks from Capturator are doing their best to make you more international, by creating effective and interactive elearning courses teaching Spanish , French , Italian and English.

Ram Charan to HR Managers: Build a ‘People Engine’ Geared for Results, Not Vision

Mindflash

Last week I had the great pleasure of hearing Ram Charan speak at the Bay Area Executive Development Network meeting. The theme of Charan’s talk was how the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) can add value and build a people engine that will help the business achieve its objectives.

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

What is Your Training Plan B?

Social Learning

In Minnesota we say that we have two seasons—winter and road construction. Added to that is the extreme congestion during morning and evening rush hours and the building of a light rail system between Minneapolis and St.