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Learning Visions

“Every time a Google +1 button is clicked, an angel gets its wings.” Because Brent Schlenker did it, I decided I needed a Google +1 button as well. What is it? Well, we think it’s sort of like the Facebook Like button. You can now see it on the bottom of every post here on my blog. And you click on it. And then the numbers start to add up. What do we do with this information? I’m not really sure. But Brent says it means we’re playing with the cool kids now

App Fusion: Five Predictions About The Direction of Social Learning Culture by Terrence Wing

Learning Solutions Magazine

Humans have long tapped into each other’s experience and knowledge in order to learn and to solve problems. Today, social technologies greatly expand the range of our networks and our ability to collect and consider what other people know.

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Peter Thiel, College and The Modern Knowledge Worker

OpenSesame

Billionaire investor and venture capitalist Peter Thiel has stirred up a controversy in the tech and education sectors with a very simple argument: the formal education market is a bubble , both overvalued and overpriced.

Leadership Qualities of a Millennial Leader

CLO Magazine

Although the prospect of baby boomers retiring has been delayed by the recession, it is coming. Each day 10,540 baby boomers turn 60, according to Larry and Meagan Johnson, authors of Generations, Inc. , and are thinking of doing something with their lives other than leading your organizations.

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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Articulate Presenter Skins: A Review

The eLearning Coach

It's easy to change the look and feel of Articulate courses using player skins. See my results. Post from: The eLearning Coach Articulate Presenter Skins: A Review. REVIEWS SOFTWARE REVIEWS

Brainshark Templates

eLearning Brothers

Brainshark is a quick way to get your PowerPoint presentations online and share them with others. We’ve tested our templates in Brainshark and they work great! Here are some samples of what we created. Demo Course.

It always boils down to the evidence…

Coffee and Design

What good is research if the results are not valid? OK, “valid” is used rather ambiguous here.

Evaluating Training Through Stories

The Peformance Improvement

Participants rated the management training program 4.3 on a five-point scale. Sixty percent said that they have applied the training to their work. What do we know about effectiveness of the program? Not much.

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.

Great Onboarding Idea for New Hires

KnowledgeStar

Onboarding is a dilemma. Your new hire has spent an incredible amount of time and energy moving from nervous candidate to excited employee. Onboarding seems to reverse the process and move the employee from excited back to nervous. New hires are naturally full of questions. What are the details of my compensation plan? What happens

BIBA welcomes FSA comparison website guidance

Unicorn Training

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has today ( Jun. 9, 2011 ) welcomed the FSA’s guidance consultation for insurance comparison websites.The FSA has stated that it has found failures to comply with its rules which could result in the consumer not being treated fairly.BIBA first highlighted the issue of consumer detriment from comparison websites in 2008 and said it is “delighted that the points raised have been recognised in this consultation.”The

Twitter Digest for 2011-06-08

Jane Hart

Tweet. Another great article from @ janebozarth – she makes it so simple. So why is so much e-learning so "controlling"? #. London still the top Twitter city in the world [link] #. 1st # realwplearn chat is today at 8 pm BST Topic From Learning Design to Performance Design. Pre-reading at [link] #. Facebook changes privacy settings for millions of users – facial recognition is enabled | Naked Security [link] #. Automatic link shortening now on twitter.com [link] #.