Mon.Jul 25, 2011

Three things all teachers need

Learning with e's

Last night I took part in a 3-way Skype podcast recording for 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.

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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.

Creating Menus and Showing the Visited Links using Advanced Actions

Adobe Captivate

Scenario: You are creating an eLearning course, which spans into multiple modules. You want to tie it all together and have a Menu page from where you would like to access these modules. You also want to enable bookmarking so that a tick mark appears next to the module name, after the learner has viewed the module. Here’s an example: Let’s see [.]. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

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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.

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.

Capturator: Making Self-Directed Language Learning Possible


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


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.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

What is Your Training Plan B?

Dashe & Thomson

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.