August, 2011

Questioning Gagné and Bloom’s Relevance

Experiencing eLearning

Several weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Lauren Hirsh. Lauren needed to do an informational interview for her masters program, and I needed some new profile pictures. The pictures turned out terrific; I’m sure I got the better end of the bargain.).

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iPad Applications In Bloom’s Taxonomy

Upside Learning

This has bubbled up in my feeds not once, but several times now. It’s an interesting graphic that actually places example iPad applications into Bloom’s levels of performance in the cognitive domain. Focussed around students, and not really workplace learning, but interesting nonetheless.

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mLearning devices and platforms: What you need to know

Bottom-Line Performance

(We have created an 8-part comprehensive report containing a series of two-to-three page “briefs.” This is part 4: mLearning devices and platforms: What you need to know. If you would like to see the collection in its entirety, click here.).

PowerPoint 2010: Animating a Venn Diagram

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George. A typical Venn diagram has two or more related topics. To depict the similarities and differences of these topics, you might create a diagram like the example below. 

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

How to Motivate Learners without Rewards: Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Motivation

Dashe & Thomson

After college, I jumped on an airplane and flew to Switzerland to look for work in the international organizations and “keep the party going” with several other friends that had also moved overseas. Many of us were idealistic with big ideas of “changing the world.”.

More Trending

‘Mobile learning, just for the sake of it, is definitely not a good idea!’ – Some insights on Mobile Learning

G-Cube

In these times of ‘just-in-time’ learning, mobile learning is fast gaining popularity as a medium for learning across all learner groups.

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The Promise Of 3D Learning

Upside Learning

Every now and again I wonder about the multi-user 3D environments, or virtual worlds that were all the rage just a couple of years ago, the finest example being Second Life. Second Life itself was a promising collaborative 3D learning platform.

What IS mLearning?

Bottom-Line Performance

(We have created a 7-part comprehensive report containing a series of two-to-three page “briefs.” This is part 1: What is mLearning? If you would like to see the collection in its entirety, click here.).

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PowerPoint 2010: Changing the Default Theme

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George. I have an update to last week's article on creating new color palettes. I had been asked if there was a way to change the default color palette and I had reported back that there was not. Well, I nerded out a bit and realized that there actually is a way to do this.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Weekly Bookmarks (8/21/11)

Experiencing eLearning

The Human Factor: How Gender Differences Matter in Software Training by Mary Arnold : Learning Solutions Magazine. If your software training includes time to explore or “tinker,&# men and women will have different rates of success. A strategic approach may be better than going through individual features.

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Instructional Design Lessons from the World of Theatre

Dashe & Thomson

For more than a decade in the late part of the last century (I get a kick out of saying that) my life was theatre. During that period, I completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Acting and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Directing for the stage.

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Book review: REWORK. 12 quotes and comments

Challenge to Learn

A book straight from my heart: Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hanson. They are the two of the people behind the company 37signals. They build products like Basecamp, Highrise, Backpack, Ruby on Rails and more. And they have done that with just 12 people!

Gaming In Ten Years

Upside Learning

Stumbled on this cool article from IGN earlier today that lists ten trends in gaming ten years from now. It attempts to describe briefly what games we’ll be playing in ten years time.

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Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Blending social and mobile

Bottom-Line Performance

(We have created a 7-part comprehensive report containing a series of two-to-three page “briefs.” This is part 2: Blending social and mobile. If you would like to see the collection in its entirety, click here.).

Adobe Captivate 5 & 5.5: Add Some Status to Your TOC

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel. When you add a Table of Contents to a Captivate project ( Project > Table of Contents > Show TOC ), the default settings include Show Duration. With this option selected, the duration of each slide in the lesson will be shown to your learners.

Weekly Bookmarks (8/7/2011)

Experiencing eLearning

Intel Education: Designing Effective Projects: Thinking Frameworks. Review of Bloom’s Taxonomy, including problems and the revised version, with information about the differences between factual, conceptual, procedural, and metacognitive knowledge. tags: bloom learning education.

Social Learning Has Its Place…And Informal Learning Does Too.

Dashe & Thomson

Two weeks ago Jane Hart wrote an article titled, Social Learning: to be or not to be? , in which Jane expresses her dislike of the term Social Learning (big S, big L). Jane claims that “Social Learning has come to refer exclusively to the use of social media in top-down, formal learning.”

[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

Tweet. This is the 4th in a series of posts about how L&D departments can move forward from their traditional role of creating, delivering and managing formal learning. The three previous posts in this series were: The Smart Worker : learns continuously with social media.

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view. We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore. But we must ask, are the ‘social media/networking systems’ out there promoting this learning?

Using Captivate to Create Cool Text Animations

Integrated Learnings

by Jonathan Shoaf. Adobe Captivate 5.5 is a well suited e-learning development tool for simulations and the tool I turn to first for Flash-based e-learning development.

Adobe Captivate 5 & 5.5: Change the Mouse Pointer Project-Wide

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel. A seasoned Captivate developer contacted me with a small dilemma. It seems that he was new to Captivate 5.5 (but but had been using Captivate for nearly 4 years). He needed to change the appearance of his mouse pointer throughout the project.

Just launched! 2020 Customer Education Benchmarks and Trends Report

Based on a survey of more than 250+ external education teams, Skilljar has compiled this report on current trends including budgets, integrations, team structure, and more. In this report, see how companies across a variety of industries are building, optimizing, and measuring their training programs.

The landscape that’s driving mLearning

Bottom-Line Performance

(We have created an 8-part comprehensive report containing a series of two-to-three page “briefs.” This is part 3: The landscape that’s driving mLearning. If you would like to see the collection in its entirety, click here.).

Your Brain: The Ultimate Electronic Performance Support System

Dashe & Thomson

Lately, I’ve been giving greater thought to how the influence of the internet has changed who I am, and how I operate.

The Smart Worker : recognises she learns to do her job as she does her job

Jane Hart

This is the 6th post in a series of postings on how L&D departments can move forward from their traditional role of creating, delivering and managing formal learning – to one that supports the wider needs of Smart Workers in the organisation.

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JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

Upside Learning

I mentioned before in one of my posts about the growing use of smart phones application as a form of Just-in-Time performance support; as mentioned before ; I feel eventually technology will enable individuals and not just companies/departments to deliver applications.

9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

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