Fri.Mar 18, 2011

iPad for eLearning


I have read several articles about iPad for eLearning and I believe that we are missing the point. Why iPad was created?

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Imagined worlds

Learning with e's

One of the new skills that teachers will need to master in the future will be the ability to manage virtual learning spaces. Learning always takes place in the mind of the learner, but the formalised activities of learning have never been confined to the classroom.

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Meet Us At CIPD HRD 2011, Olympia, London

Upside Learning

2011 seems to be really big on events for us. After a huge success at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011, April will see us participating in CIPD HRD 2011 , an HRD conference and exhibition. Scheduled to take place on the 6th and 7th of April 2011 in Olympia, London , this event will see leading learning and organization development suppliers in a range of disciplines including training, L&D, OD, leadership, coaching and more, come together under one roof.

Practicing Social Media Skills for Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

This post was inspired by Kevin Thorn's ( LearnNuggets ) guest post at eLearning Weekly titled Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011 and the Follow up post. Kevin's take on eLearning skills has sparked a little debate and started a healthy conversation around several topics including social media. Here is Kevin's take on SoMe as a top skill for 2011: Social Media – As we all know social media is no longer a trend and is becoming the main stream of communicating.

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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Two Broken Things in Education (Part 1)


At SXSW and at TED , researchers, game designers and teachers (and a former hedge fund analyst) shared diverse visions for the future of education. They got started by explaining what''s broken in our current vision for education systems.

The Impact of Social Media in the Workplace

CLO Magazine

Social media continues to grow, as do the discussions regarding its application within the realm of business and learning. There are various interpretations of social media, whether it is specific to networking and web 2.0 technologies or spans the use of any existing technology that enhances social relationships. Social media, however, has many benefits to business, especially the evident advancements in collaboration and communication.

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A Working Smarter Workshop with the Internet Time Alliance

Jane Hart

In December 2010 Reed Learning, in partnership with the Internet Time Alliance, sponsored a workshop event for managers and senior learning and development leaders on utilising new media to increase productivity in organisations. Here’s a short clip of the event produced by Reed Learning. Let us know if you would like to host a similar [.]. Events

Cartoon: ‘I thought I told you to hire the trainer from eWorld.’


My family and I go to the zoo often. We have two small children and it’s a great family trip every couple of weeks. We went recently and visited most of the indoor exhibits as it’s still good and cold here in Chicago. One of our favorites is the dolphin show.

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.

Why Aren't Online Training Supports the Norm?

Breakthrough eLearning

A little while ago I was interested in a rapid eLearning authoring tool, and a sales rep did a web presentation for me, showing how it worked. He then encouraged me to download this software for a trial period. His demo was 20 - 30 minutes long, and only provided a very quick overview.

Learning Solutions conference: cool Ipad app! #LS2011

Challenge to Learn

I will be attending the eLearning Guild learning Solutions conference in Orlando next week. I will have a lot of appointments around the conference and look forward to the conference itself. The conference is already of to a great start, thanks to their Ipad app (LSCon 2011).

Holi Celebrations in G-Cube


Holi, the great Indian festival of colors, is a unique celebration of high spirits, when the new season is courted with a riot of rich colors. It is like a grand kaleidoscope that glorifies all the hues that tinge and renew the lives on earth. It falls on the full moon day of the March, the month when the nippy north wind bows out to the refreshing and rejuvenating breeze from the south, heralding the onset of the ensuing summer in this part of the world. It is thus a festival of spring.

Heading to Learning Solutions?

Usable Learning

I’m off to Learning Solutions next week! Anybody else who is going wanna connect for drinks and super nerdy conversations about educational gaming or instructional design? Let me know

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.

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There Is No Chalk

CNBC puts a body on the annual March Madness vs. worker productivity "study": [link