Productive Disruption: Kadenze’s Silver Lining in the Cloud

Kadenze

Many academics see sharing credit as an efficient use of resources, an opportunity for student choice and an effective way to connect students to global networks. By Brad Haseman , Executive Vice President of Kadenze, Inc.

Moving Microlearning to the Cloud

Ed App

Microlearning through open educational resources (OERs) is one of the facets of learning that is fast gaining traction among people. The focus of this system is to deliver customized OERs as microlearning nuggets to satisfy the real-time needs of learners. The OER, on the other hand, refers to the course material that the learner is permitted to edit, reuse, revise and redistribute without having to pay a royalty fee to the author.

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Beyond Cost-Savings: Advantages of MOOCs for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Many MOOCs are built using open educational resources (OER) or a combination of OER and proprietary content. Learning analytics can also help companies predict employee performance and identify potential problems. The format provides an effective, cost-efficient, highly flexible, and engaging way for organizations to provide training.

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Role of L&D in the 21C Workplace

ID Reflections

The impact of technology, globalization, ubiquitous connectivity, remote work and distributed work teams, and economy of individuals to name a few drivers have changed the face of workplace learning and performance dramatically. The more of the same task they performed, the more efficient they became. Repeatable tasks are performed more rapidly, with greater accuracy and more cost effectively by machines.

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What Makes a MOOC a MOOC?

ID Reflections

The OER movement was the trigger for the MOOCs then. Most organizations (hopefully) have accepted that learning is crucial to their strategy for growth and performance, and if done right, has a direct impact on the bottom line. While MOOCs have the capability to make learning more effective at a reduced cost, the approach requires a fundamental shift in how we typically think of learning. Rather than tracking course completion, it’s time to track performance output.

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Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

Curate from existing sources – Tap into MOOCs, and other existing OERs. This mutual rating system ensures that the standard is maintained more effectively than any policing or management could do. Designing courses is passé!

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

It puts forward lots of suggestions for how knowledge workers can leverage technology to make themselves more effective. Time to performance and other metrics will be far more important as a result. She learned how to be an effective participant and this helped propel her to become a designer. Thus, the large vendors coming out of the talent management side (recruiting, performance reviews) will naturally look to combine with large traditional learning management vendors.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

If we give people access to broadband, and they learn how to effectively use the new digital tools, how can we be sure they become digitally literate? Strategies for learning and performance support: a summary - Onlignment , September 6, 2010 To wrap up this series of posts on strategies for learning and performance support, here’s a summary of the characteristics of each. Reusing eLearning material (OER) from other sources or not, asks UNESCO. concerning OER.

Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning?

Tony Karrer

All CC licenses start with: Attribution (CC-BY) – Allows others to copy, distribute, display and perform a copyrighted work – and derivative works based upon it – but only if they give credit. Licenses may have one or more of the following permissions or restrictions: Non-Commercial (NC) - Allows copy, distribute, display and perform a work – and derivative works based upon it – but for non-commercial purposes only.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 1, 2010 UNESCO-Commonwealth of Learning Policy Form on Open Educational Resources (OER): Taking OER beyond the OER Community – Policy and Capacity, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. link] December 10-11, 2010 Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , hosted by the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

Virtual Team Management - ID Reflections , March 8, 2010 I recommend this simulation to all those who either are handling a globally distributed team or a project, and to all managers who feel that effective communication is one of the keys to business success. However Amplify seems to be a much more effective tool for collaborative learning than any other freely available learning tools today. OER (9). Best of eLearning Learning. March 1, 2010 to March 14, 2010.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. link] December 7-8, 2012 Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , 3 rd , organized by the Centre for Teaching and Learning and the IT-Academic Core Processes and Systems, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. link] February 4-7, 2013 e-Learning and Distance Learning : From Practice to Performance, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Clayton R.