Mon.Dec 10, 2012

Mexico City Workshop Materials

Kapp Notes

Had a great time in Mexico City and really enjoyed meeting everyone, presenting on games and gamification. Here are the slides from the presentation. Introductory Slides. Introduction to Workshop for Grupo Salinas from Karl Kapp. Here are the slides about different game types. Game Type Slides.

The Twitter Top 100: Education Technology Must-Follows

OpenSesame

Getting “on Twitter” is just the first step. To make the most of Twitter for professional development and learning, you need to build a network of people with shared interests, unique experience and insights to network with and learn from.

Trending Sources

Non-verbal communication for online facilitators

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

At the University I did communication studies as one of my subjects and I always liked non-verbal communication. As someone who is really enormously mirroring others non-verbal behaviours - it made me notice how often I do this.

Advantages of WordPress over Moodle

LearnDash

Open-source software has ushered in a new era of possibilities in the learning space. For a while now, Moodle has been the world’s most popular open-source learning management system. It has enabled organizations of all sizes to deliver and track learning to (likely) millions of people across the globe. Lately, however, Moodle is becoming rather stale. Unless you are a skillful programmer, removing the clunkiness that Moodle has out-of-the-box can be quite the task.

[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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Those Who Manage, Teach

CLO Magazine

Bosses who teach skills and habits to employees drive higher individual productivity and elevate team performance. There’s an old saying that those who can, do and those who can’t, teach. But in business, as it turns out, those bosses who can, in terms of generating higher productivity, are in fact teachers.

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Compounding Intelligence

Clark Quinn

It is increasingly evident that as we unpack how we get the best results from thinking, we don’t do it alone. Moreover, the elements that contribute emphasize diversity. Two synergistic events highlight this. First, my colleague Harold Jarche has an interesting post riffing off of Stephen Johnson’s new book, Future Perfect. In looking at patterns that promote more effective decision making, an experiment is cited.

Quick links and resources from BP’s Future of Learning

Good To Great

Flipapalooza – When Education Moves @ Lightspeed

KnowledgeStar

The next two articles actually make me believe that change can come to Education sooner than later. It’s a case of ‘if it’s broken fix it’ It’s the model that was first talked about here by Daniel Pink two years ago, in September, 2010. Two years in the world of education is mere pedagogical blink [.]. Corporate Learning Education Flipped Classroom future of learning Learning

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.

Quick links and resources from BP’s Future of Learning

Good To Great

ScreenDraw: Whiteboarding with Camtasia Studio

Visual Lounge

At a conference I attended this summer, a few math teachers were discussing their options for recording hand-written lessons. I asked if they had tried using ScreenDraw, a live annotation tool built into the Camtasia Studio recorder.

Join our Learning Hangout Tuesday at 1:30 pm Pacific/4:30 Eastern/9:30 Greenwich

Jay Cross

Join Google+. (If If this is your first time, allow 15 minutes to get set up.). Join our Learning Community. At the appointed hour, I’ll open the Hangout. A Hangout accommodates ten people in a video conference. First come, first served. Have your video cam and audio ready to go.

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Study: Enhanced Employee Development Needed in 2013

CLO Magazine

The convergence of a sluggish economy, globalization and other challenges has fundamentally changed workplace dynamics and requires greater emphasis on development, a new study shows. Arlington, Va. — Dec. 10 CEB, a member-based advisory company, has released its annual “Executive Guidance” report, which indicates that the majority of executives are seeking performance gains of 20 percent from their employees to achieve business goals in 2013.

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.

Democratization of Organizational Learning

The Peformance Improvement

Organizational learning has, for too long, been owned by consultants and chief training and learning officers. Any effort to learn how to improve leadership, management, team building, communication, planning, or other organizational skills, has started with these external and internal gatekeepers.

200 Resources and Counting

Moodle Journal

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The Benefits of Creating a Leadership Legacy

CLO Magazine

Leaving something behind for those who come later has significant organizational and individual value. A classic conundrum asks, “If a tree falls in a forest and nobody is there to hear it, does it make a sound?” ” Now, consider this question in an organizational context: If a leader walks out of the office each night, each year, and at the end of a brilliant career has compiled a record of heroic successes, yet leaves no long-term impact on others, did leadership occur?

Learning Resolutions: Working Less to Accomplish More

OpenSesame

In 2013, it’s time for me to do less… much less. The Pareto rule (or power laws of distribution) shows that success in a company is driven by the critical few, not the trivial many.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Ugly Babies, Lipstick on Pigs, and Performance Support

Ontuitive

When our son, Ryan, was born it was somewhat of a difficult delivery. His head was misshapen and some of his features were swollen. Regardless, the first words from everyone who stopped by to see him were “What a beautiful baby.” Nothing could have been further from the truth. But if someone had said, “My that’s an ugly baby,” they most certainly would have been dropped from the “close friends” list

How to Address Learning Wants

Mindflash

Like many learning and development professionals, I have received numerous and continuous requests throughout my career for training on topics that, with just a little motivation and creativity, people could learn on their own.

What I was going to say to @zephoria at Hackers tonight.

Mark Oehlert

So went down to the awesome E Street Cinema with @sassysbgal and The Boy Who Is Not On Twitter to a showing of the classic cyber-film "Hackers" starring a young Angelina Jolie and Jonny Lee Miller (dude, that laptop is SCREAMING with a 28.8 BPS modem!!). .

Book Review: Leaving ADDIE for SAM

Mindflash

Many of my recent blog posts have been about learning experience (LX) design and how our designs can be improved through the proper application of action steps that keep the process as simple as possible. Some of my posts have even criticized existing, popular design models, like ADDIE.

[eBook] Training for a Millennial Audience

Want to keep your training relevant for modern learners? Download this guide and learn key strategies to engage with Millennials in your customer training program.

Be careful about bribery this Christmas

Spicy Learning

This year the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) tightened up its guidelines to prosecuting the Bribery Act 2010. This means that as Christmas gifts begin to arrive, so does the threat of unwelcome legal action. Saffron Interactive, a provider of premium Bribery Act training, is warning businesses not to be complacent. In guidelines originally published on its website the white collar crime agency had told companies that ‘reasonable and proportionate’ corporate hospitality would not be prosecuted.

In 2013 I resolve to…

Visual Lounge

As you look ahead to 2013…what resolutions do you have? Share them with us and we’ll make a video to ring in the new year! And we’ll even do a random drawing from among everyone who participates and give away some fun TechSmith swag! It’s easy!