Wed.Feb 20, 2013

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


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 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 [.].

Slow Learning and payback

Jay Cross

Ten years ago I devoured this book and passed it along to Clark Quinn , who coined the term “ Slow Learning ” as a result. Here is his brilliant piece on Slow Learning. The analogy is apt.

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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What Ferris Bueller Teaches Us About Developing ERP System Training

Dashe & Thomson

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.

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.

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)!

Mac 1 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, 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.

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!

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.


State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.