Thu.Apr 19, 2012

Why face-to-face should be for special occasions

Clive on Learning

Like most people, I listen to quite a bit of music, but only very occasionally do I go to a live gig or concert; I watch a considerable amount of drama (most of it mysteries and thrillers I’m afraid), but this is on TV, only very rarely at the theatre; and I watch my fair share of sport, mostly on TV but (here’s where I break the pattern), also quite regularly at the Amex stadium in Brighton.

E-Learning 101

eLearning 24-7

This post is dedicated to my father, Frank J. Weiss, who passed away on 4-7-12. He often found it difficult to explain to others what I did and more importantly, what is e-learning. Isn’t wasn’t because he wasn’t smart – he was. Part of the reason was, he wasn’t tech savvy although he was willing to take it for a drive. I think a lot of people in our space are like my Dad.

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153 FREE e-Learning Character Graphics

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Reading the tea Leaves in my tabs: Our ecosystem is Commodified

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I read my browser tabs like tea leaves I think. I look across the top row there and I try to discern what the tabs are telling me. Is there something bubbling up? What's gaining heat or buzz?

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AIMS and Mindflash

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About the Organization: AIMS 360 (AIMS) designs and develops a one-stop apparel software solution and cutting-edge iPad apps for manufacturers, wholesalers, and importers. From inventory management, order processing, and production, through sales, accounting, , and distribution, the Apparel Information Management System helps organizations to easily streamline, automate, and accelerate all facets of their mission-critical operations.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Jeremy Boles

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

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Measurement Program Implementation Tips and Technology Tools

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Creating a Measurement Model

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As you work through the learning initiative design process, the key challenge is to balance strategy with tactics: Connecting specific actions that accomplish high level goals. The Theory of Change model, which starts with broad goals and asks you to work backwards to specific actions, forces you to make the connections between each step clear. The narrative step also challenges you to explain the connections: An excellent exercise for testing assumptions and discovering gaps.