Fri.Nov 09, 2012

E-learning is dead, long live learning

Clive on Learning

I produced this short video to accompany the Learning Insights 2012 Report produced by Kineo for e.learning age magazine and due to be launched today. I'll be posting about it over the next few weeks

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Technology sinner

Allison Rossett

That technology sinner is me. I sinned this morning. I awoke at 5:30 AM to address an elearning conference in Europe via Adobe Connect. By 5:50 AM, with colorful earrings in my ears, and virtually suitable clothing on top, I was ready for the webinar. This isn’t about technology failure.

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Creating Engaging Technical eLearning - Move: Learners to Tears

Vignettes Learning

A few months ago, there was a movie, "Jiro Dreams of Sushi". It is a story on how to keep our skills and craft. It is moving and motivational. All those who train people should watch this. Watch the Mercedes Benz stories, too. It will bring tears to your eyes. Jiro Dreams of Sushi."

Education, Not Guns and Bombs, Creates The Future


Other people around the world pray for what we take for granted. From the article: “As the recent Taliban assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani champion of girls’ education, shows: The Taliban are most scared of books, not bombs. Establishing an educational infrastructure in Afghanistan is the most cost effective long-term strategy for grassroots [.]. Learning

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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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Philanthropy, Learning, and Change-Making

The Peformance Improvement

The recent U.S. election reminded us on a daily basis of all the serious problems we face as a nation.

eTraing: Trackable Quizzes with Adobe Presenter 8

Adobe Captivate

Thursday, December 13, 2012, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to create quizzes, add various types of questions and question groups, enable the quiz for reporting and publish the course with Adobe Presenter 8. Register at: [link]. Adobe Presenter Conferences and events eLearning Suite eLearning this week How do I.

Hone Your Technical Skills with the MCTS Microsoft Certifications


Did you know that more than 80% of the world’s computers run a Microsoft operating system? This means that almost everyone from small businesses owners to Fortune 500 companies are using Microsoft software in their daily operations.

Running The Survey

Moodle Journal

Following the trial of our eILT skillset questionnaire for staff, where I ran it past a sample of nearly twenty, this week I applied the finishing touches and launched the survey for real.


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.

The Pyramid Is the Tipping Point


Imagine you walk into a classroom to take a course and find the desks scattered all over the place, student manuals strewn all over the room, the instructor making no effort to facilitate the course effectively, the LCD projector pointing at the wall not the whiteboard, your fellow students wandering in and out sporadically throughout the period, and the course beginning randomly in chapter 5 for no apparent reason. How well do you think this experience is going to go