Escape to the sun

Good To Great

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 06, 2007 eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems The eLearning Guild hosted a webinar this afternoon featuring the winners of The eLearning DemoFest which took place at the DevLearn Conference & Expo on November 7, 2007. Sun added a lot of page-level restrictions.

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The sun sets on Becta

Learning with e's

And how effective were they given the constraints imposed upon them by their political masters? So the British Educational Communication and Technology Agency (Becta) is no more, euthanised by the new UK coalition Government's first round of cuts.

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Sun, Elite, and the future

Jay Cross

At the CLO Symposium, Karie Willyerd showed samples of how Sun Microsystems is preparing to greet the workforce of 2020. Sun is constructing a platform that makes the nuggets available; you can mine for them however you choose. Sun and ILA are developing what I call learnscapes.

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The paradox of augmented reality

E-Learning Provocateur

In contrast, Sun Seeker lays the sun’s trajectory over the real background. Sydneysider Scott O’Brien is back in town after an extended stint in San Francisco.

How to Build Effective Mentoring Relationships

But you’re working together on a long-term goal and if the mentoring relationship is going to be effective, you need to move a little bit toward that goal between every meeting. A study by Sun Microsystem in 2006 found that mentors were 20% more likely to get a raise than non-mentors.

Video-Based Learning Within Available Budget: 5 Tips For Creating Effective Videos


Video-based learning is very effective for corporate training as educative videos make it possible to overcome practical real-world constraints and explore far greater possibilities provided by digital spaces. But there are effective ways of utilizing text within learning videos.

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The Effectiveness of Learning – deleting “instruction”

Learning Cafe

This post follows on from “The Effectiveness of Learning – Design by Respect” and discusses some basic issues associated with design not always given the attention they deserve. For example, “Provided with a wooden hammer and a flint stone (condition), the learner will demonstrate making two axes between one sun-up and one sun-down (performance) to the sharpness and weight tolerances set by Cave Industries (standard)”. Effective Learning

Good e-learning: engaging, relevant and effective

Good To Great

I think good e-learning is: Engaging Relevant Effective Truth be told, most workplace learners are unlikely to jump at the chance to take yet another e-learning course. Escape to the sun → Like Be the first to like this post.

Effective B2B content is constantly evolving


Effective B2B content is constantly evolving. Sun, 11/30/2014 - 10:26. Capturing eyes in the B2B space is somewhat similar to doing so for consumers. However, the purchase funnel tends to be longer.

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Individual Motivational Profile – For all to use and needing your help

Learning Cafe

The sun was shining, the view of the harbour was stunning, I was excited about the material I was about to deliver, and by the first morning break of a two-day project-management course it had already become a fiasco. Effective Learning

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The #Blimage Challenge

Performance Learning Productivity

My first thoughts were ‘am I looking at a tunnel or the sun? Is the tree heading down a rabbit-hole with its branches reaching into the long bright tunnel (or even along a yellow brick road) or are its branches holding the sun in its yellow sky?

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Always Be Consistent Most of the Time

Association eLearning

Would you notice if the sun didn’t come up tomorrow? Of course you would, because the sun comes up every day. The key takeaway is that effective pattern breaking is something that should be done intentionally for a specific purpose, not “just because.”


Moodle Journal

While effectively we are at that time of academic year when everything is winding up and results being agreed and closed off, it is also the time before everyone begins heading for the sun, distant parts or something else, for staff development sessions.

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Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.

Performance Learning Productivity

Data from CLC Learning and Development High Performance Survey: CLC Training Effectiveness Dashboard. Measuring Time by Observation For millennia people measured time based on the position of the sun. When the sun was directly overhead it was noon. A Revolution or a Slow Demise?

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State of the Studio – June 2019 Update


Here comes the sun, ummm … I think? Finally, the forecast shows some sun and warmer therms, and, well, I’m more than ready to do the spring–or, OK, summer–thing! Snow on Memorial Day weekend? What the …???

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Eclipsed – How the Great Eclipse of 2017 May Have Changed Our Brains Forever


The Earth, Sun and Moon combine in a complex dance to produce a total eclipse that is visible somewhere on the Earth approximately every 18 months, but the Earth is a big place. The most spectacular effect was the “diamond ring,” which occurs right before and right after totality.

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Utilizing The Graphical Element In e-Learning Development: 5 Options To Choose From


More than just providing relief from the tediousness of text, graphics can increase the effectiveness of learning as a whole. With transition effects like fade-away, click to reveal and roll-overs, the graphical content can be made fluid.

This Week in Learning - November 10, 2015

The Learning Dispatch

John McIntyre, editor at the Baltimore Sun (to whom I’ve linked before), gives us a short and moving piece on his shift from prescriptivism to a less strict application of traditional rules of grammar. Meaningless Edits When we develop learning, we often write. In short, he realized how much of his professional life “has been wasted making meaningless edits.” link] The Point of a Teacher Betsy Barre asks us to consider “what is the point of a teacher?”

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Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

We've taken this up before and many of us IDs know the strategies for using audio most effectively by now. As I'm ramping up in my new job, I'm talking with my new Kineo colleagues about everything under the sun. What's your take on using audio in eLearning? For or against?

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How to be a learning mythbuster

Making Change

Expose myths to the sun. ” For example, here are some beliefs that affect our ability to design effective training. Have you been able to fight them effectively? “Wait, we can’t design the training that way, because Zeus will rain down fire as punishment!”

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2017 – The Year of Progress and Purpose

Learning Rebels

However, progress doesn’t suddenly raise up like the morning sun it takes awareness, work and purpose. The habit you’re looking for, is to find a way to communicate in a more effective and transparent way. Oh progress…oh purpose, wherefore art thou?

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Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

In effect, their capabilities are in recession. Case studies of corporate (social) learning - March 12, 2010 The Business Case for Social Learning , Accenture, Point of View, April 2009 Sun Learning eXchange " When the companys sales division reduced training hours and budget, Sun Learning Services (SLS) needed to get strategic. I was asked about approaches for eLearning for Sales People.

Innovation In Induction Training: A Case Study


A variety of design strategies are utilized to make the videos interesting, relevant and effective. Animated characters with life-like faces: Another approach was to place actual photographs of people on animated characters that gives a life-like effect to the videos.

Guide to Building the Perfect Workday


Have Your Moment in the Sun. Exposure to the sun triggers the production of serotonin. While it may be tempting to perk up before even starting the day, early morning caffeine intake diminishes its energy-boosting effects. Planning out your workday can be stressful.

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The Most Desired Qualities of an Instructional Designer

Adobe Captivate

They understand the problem, develop corresponding solution and devise a plan for its effective implementation. As a professional courseware developer, Instructional Designers are ought to develop learning solutions on any concept under the sun.

Schools turn to eBooks for low cost, convenience and engagement


The advancement of eBook technology offers school systems exciting opportunities to engage their students in a convenient, cost-effective way. In the United States, middle school students in Medina, Ohio, are also enjoying modern educational materials , according to the Sun News.

Experiencing a Realistic Simulation at Training2014

Kapp Notes

Yes we do talk about geeky training stuff as well as everything else under the sun. The goal is to simulate, as closely as possible the injuries, explosions and situations using Hollywood special effects, actors and set creation. The hyper-realistic training is effective.

Gamification of Learning and Training

Kapp Notes

Sun Microsystems has conjured up two, Dawn of the Shadow Specters and Rise of the Shadow Specters, which take place in an alternate universe called Solaris, colonized by a race of people who happen to reflect the company’s values.

Think xAPI is Next-Generation SCORM? Think Again

Talented Learning

Rewind briefly to a day in 2010, when the dew was still fresh and early morning sun filled the meeting room at Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). And although that difference may seem like subtle semantics, it can have a huge effect on reporting.

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Happy 5th birthday, TalentLMS


Most importantly, it has helped thousands of businesses to train their people in a smarter, faster, and more effective way. What a ride it has been! Five years have passed since TalentLMS was first released and for all of us here at Epignosis, it has been a busy period but loads of fun!

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Classical and Rigorous

Clark Quinn

We used to believe that the sun circled the earth, and that the world was flat. the Revolution book), are more effective. A recent twitter spat led me to some reflections, and I thought I’d share.

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Cat and My Room: Influences that Shaped Me.

ID Reflections

The spots where the sun’s rays fell incessantly throughout the day were bleached almost white giving the walls an interesting, patchwork appearance. I would wake up to blue and red rays casting their kaleidoscopic effects on the walls around me.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 16, 2018

Mike Taylor

My son is making his last trip around the sun before entering his teens and I’m turning….well, Learning through worked examples is a very effective, but underutilized way to learn.

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This Week in Learning – November 10, 2015

The Learning Dispatch

John McIntyre, editor at the Baltimore Sun (to whom I’ve linked before), gives us a short and moving piece on his shift from prescriptivism to a less strict application of traditional rules of grammar. Meaningless Edits. When we develop learning, we often write. In short, he realized how much of his professional life “has been wasted making meaningless edits.”. The Point of a Teacher. Betsy Barre asks us to consider “what is the point of a teacher?”

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#DevLearn 2012: Kapp Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Posing for a picture with former student Xiaomei (Ivy) Sun who is creating a lot of elearning in China. Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors.

A Leader’s Lifestyle Part 2

Training Industry

The first success factor to effective leadership is personal well being — creating and balancing the healthy behavioral habits of movement (exercise), fuel (diet) and recovery (rest).

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