Wed.Feb 20, 2013

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Interesting Information about MOOCs—An Infographic

Kapp Notes

This was sent to me by Muhammad Saleem. The infographic takes a closer look at reasons why some professors and academics remain unconvinced. I’ve taken a MOOC and found it interesting but I was not motivated enough to complete the activities or finish the course, but that’s only a sample size of one. I think the hype is a little over the top in terms of impact on education.

Improving ROI Begins with Improving Worker Performance

Ontuitive

We've now talked about the value of demonstrating ROI for your training efforts, and we've talked about making sure we measure all the right things. It's no longer enough (not sure it was ever enough) to just measure training efforts. We must trace the results of our efforts all the way through to the business and financial impact to our organization. And, there should be an impact--otherwise, we're wasting our company resources and our employee's time

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Drag-Drop-Sort – A Simple Concept Turned Creative

Raptivity

Raptivity is ready with its next Evolve Interaction – Drag-Drop-Sort. Well, all of us generally look forward to everything that comes from the Raptivity Evolve Team. I am no different. I am always very excited to check out what comes [.].

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In Learning, Size Matters

CLO Magazine

Microlearning has not only stood the test of time, it is uniquely suited to facilitate business in today’s largely informal, development-driven work environment. When customers call a bank, they are pleased to receive perfect, courteous service.

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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What Ferris Bueller Teaches Us About Developing ERP System Training

Social Learning

Remember the Art Institute of Chicago scene from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off where Cameron is staring blankly at Seurat’s A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte? To jog your memory (or to experience it for the first time for those of you way younger than me), check [.]

Programming Your Brain

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Building Informal Learning Habits

CLO Magazine

Short but disciplined upfront planning can help employees identify opportunities for informal skill development throughout their normal work day. “There’s no substitute for experience” is a common adage for those who have learned by doing during a long career.

Is Lectora Still Relevant?

E-learning Uncovered

Lectora celebrated the release of version 11 last week. This version marks a drastic interface redesign that uses a tab/ribbon approach instead of a menu/dialog box approach, making it a little easier to move around and, I think, a little less intimidating for some.

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.

Simplilearn.com Accredited by CFA Institute

CLO Magazine

The online education and training provider for professional certification courses will now conduct Chartered Financial Analyst Institute Level I training. Bangalore — Feb. 19 Simplilearn.com, an online education and training provider for professional certification courses, announced it has received accreditation from CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute to conduct CFA Level I training. Simplilearn provides both online and classroom training for CFA Level I certification.

How to Make a Harlem Shake Video with Camtasia for Mac

Visual Lounge

Guest post by Ben Rhodes and Christina Melton of TechSmith. Have you been keeping up with the recent internet meme sensation, Harlem Shake videos ? We have been. And not only that, we created our own (scroll down to see them)!

Be Ambitious

CLO Magazine

It is difficult to imagine the achievement of any significant goal without the motivation, drive and desire to push farther, try harder and do more. As one of the nation’s leading multiplatform media companies serving the human capital management industry for more than a decade, it has always been our ambition to deliver the most comprehensive perspective on human capital strategy and management.

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Enhancing ESL Programs with Online Lectures

Visual Lounge

Guest post by Nathan Davidson. Think back to the time you spent in elementary school. Remember your favorite teachers, the books you read, subjects that you loved and everything you learned? Now imagine trying to experience all of that in a language that you barely understood!

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.