Wed.Jun 08, 2011

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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.

[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.

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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.

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.

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

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] #.