Tue.Feb 05, 2013

How to Use a Learning Management System to Solve the I-Didn’t-Get-the-Memo Problem

Absorb LMS

Somewhere among the hundreds or perhaps thousands of e-mails in your inbox, somewhere in the skyscraper-high piles of paper on the corner of your desk, is something really really important. This might be an urgent policy or procedural change.

ROI: The Most Difficult Metric!

Ontuitive

Do you know what the impact of your training efforts are on the organization? Are you measuring them? "Of Of course!" you say. "We We have all kinds of data supporting what we do!"

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Instructional design in 140 characters #140id

Jane Hart

When I talk about the power of the simplicity of Twitter, people often tell me you can’t say much in 140 characters.

LEARNTEC 2013 – Partner wins award for eFront!

eFront

Once again eFront and partner CLICK&LEARN were at LEARNTEC 29-31 Jan, one of Europe’s leading International Trade Fairs for Vocational Education, Learning and IT.

[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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Friday Hangout, Feb 8

Jay Cross

The Learning Community now has 345 members. Invite your friends. Tell the staff. The broader our Community, the more likely it will shower us with great collective intelligence and fun camaraderie. Only connect.

Meet the Winner of Our Latest Knowledge Guru Game

Bottom-Line Performance

Our latest gamification experiment is in the books. We never give learning games and gamification a rest, do we? We reopened Gridiron Guru a few weeks ago, encouraging people to log on, compete for the high score, and beef up on their football knowledge while enjoying the NFL playoffs. The prize?

#EDCMOOC: utopias & dystopias – looking to the past (part 2)

Good To Great

As well as the videos covered in my last post , the resources for the first week of Edinburgh University’s E-learning and Digital Cultures MOOC included a paper by Daniel Chandler about technological determinism. Ultimately the paper is a rejection of technological determinism, with the author describing the theory as ‘reductive’ and technocentric. I haven’t done enough supplementary reading to feel well-informed about the theory and criticisms of it.

Oracle Buys Acme Packet

CLO Magazine

The combination of Oracle and Acme Packet is expected to accelerate the migration to all-IP networks by enabling secure and reliable communications from any device, across any network. Redwood Shores, Calif. — Feb. 4 Oracle announced it has acquired Acme Packet, a provider of session border control technology, for $29.25 per share, or roughly $1.7 billion. Acme Packet enables next-generation voice, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks.

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.

#EDCMOOC: utopias & dystopias – looking to the past (part 2)

Good To Great

As well as the videos covered in my last post , the resources for the first week of Edinburgh University’s E-learning and Digital Cultures MOOC included a paper by Daniel Chandler about technological determinism. Ultimately the paper is a rejection of technological determinism, with the author describing the theory as ‘reductive’ and technocentric. I haven’t done enough supplementary reading to feel well-informed about the theory and criticisms of it.