Mon.May 07, 2012

Instructional Design and Rapid Prototyping: Rising from the Ashes of ADDIE

Social Learning

Tom Gram, one of my favorite bloggers, a few years ago responded to the hue and cry about ADDIE’s demise in the field of instructional design. In ADDIE is DEAD! Long Live ADDIE! , he talked about the love/hate relationship that many instructional designers and eLearning developers have had with ADDIE as they tried to keep up with business demands for speed and quality and as they observe process innovations such as rapid application development and iterative prototyping.

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More fabulous learning spaces

Learning with e's

The space in which a child learns is important. If a school gets it wrong, learning can be constrained or even completely stifled. I remember the dire environment that was provided for me as a kid in one particular school.

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INFOGRAPHIC – Transforming Cubicleville, USA: How Office Design Effects Productivity and Happiness

Mindflash

It’s been found that full-time employees spend 33 percent of their waking hours at their workplace – that a third of your life spent at the office! It’s no wonder, then, that your working environment can have such a big impact on your happiness and productivity.

How regularly are you “learning” in the workplace?

Jane Hart

Learning in the workplace is not just about taking courses or other training workshops to acquire new skills and knowledge, but is also about. keeping up to date with what is happening outside the organisation – in your industry or profession.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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Allison Rosset Guest Post: Evaluation—Words Into Action?

The Learning Circuits

This is one of those topics that never goes away. It reigns supreme in just about every needs study for workplace learning professionals. We say we want to do more and know more. We are eager to check out more tools, and get a better handle on the situation. The topic—evaluation. We speak fluent Kirkpatrick.

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Marc My Words: The End of Books by Marc J. Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

As we find new and better ways to create, store, manage, and, especially, share knowledge, what else changes? Perhaps it is that our key role moves from production to decision-making and advice on content and learning quality. Marc reflects on keeping our eyes on what really matters.

OpenSesame Now Features International Business Courses from Cegos

OpenSesame

Social business takes social learning

Jay Cross

Join Jane Hart and me for an online conversation on Wednesday 23 May 18.30-19.30 pm GMT, 13.30-14.30 pm ET, 10.30-11.30 am PT. We will talk about whatever you want to talk about. Leave your questions below. Better still, become a member of the Social Learning Centre ( free ) and leave your questions in the In Conversation with Jay Cross group there. Just Jay

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.

TITHING FOR TEACHERS: FOR A LEGACY OF EXCELLENCE, A LIFETIME OF TANGIBLE THANKS

Wonderful Brain

This is National Teacher Appreciation Week, an opportunity to celebrate great teachers. While attention is focused let me float an outrageous idea. Though I don’t have the workings of this proposal completely flushed out I hope to instigate a dialogue and let you continue the conversation. I believe teachers are underpaid. And underappreciated. Let me back up a sec: What brought this top of mind are commercials currently airing (and somewhat self-aggrandizing) for the energy industry.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Mike Raines & Damian Liska

Trivantis

Learn about Lectora e-Learning software at the 2012 User Conference in an expert session presented by Mike Raines and Damian Liska