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It's better than Technorati and more accurate than guesswork. Why it's the Twitter Grader and it informs you of the power and effectiveness of your microblogging activities. Tags: microblogging Twitter Grader Twitter Technorati

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co)

Mark Oehlert

and a Learning Organization Survey - both from Harvard » July 15, 2008 "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) Do you work for the " Overmanaged Organization "? July 15, 2008 in Research | Permalink Technorati Tags : Booz , simulator TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "Organization Effectiveness Simulator" (Booz&Co) : Comments The comments to this entry are closed.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Dissertation: The Effective Integration of Digital Games and Learning Content by M.P.J. Habgood

Mark Oehlert

» November 20, 2007 Dissertation: The Effective Integration of Digital Games and Learning Content by M.P.J. However, this thesis proposes an alternative viewpoint that identifies gameplay mechanisms or game mechanics as more critical to effective integration than fantasy.

Webinosh with Dr. Will Thalheimer: Smile Sheets

Learning Visions

Dr. Thalheimer talked about ways he's been trying to make smile sheets more effective so that they can be used to tell us something valuable about the learning experience. Technorati Tags: smile_sheetsI sat in on a great lunchtime webinosh with Dr. Will Thalheimer on smile sheets.

Learning in 3D Blog Book Tour: Success

Kapp Notes

Tom Haskins of the Growing, Changing, Learning, Creating blog wrote a great entry Assessing blog book tours where he explains why blog book tours are so effective. By all accounts, the Learning in 3D Blog Book Tour was a resounding success.

Social Media in Plain English

Experiencing eLearning

I wonder if an explanation with more of a story, like this video, would be more effective. Technorati Tags: Common+Craft , social+media , web20 , changemanagement The folks at Common Craft have another great video, this time about social media. What I especially like about this one is that it doesn’t talk about technology until near the end.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer?

Mark Oehlert

June 21, 2007 in Cool Tools , e-Learning/e-Teaching | Permalink Technorati Tags : video tutorials TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Invention of Good Games:Understanding Learning Design in Commercial Video Games (Katrin Becker thesis)

Mark Oehlert

"In order to design educational games that remain effective as bothgames and as learning objects, it is necessary to understand howsuccessful games teach. However, the best games are designed for entertainment and noteducation, and while they teach effectively, their designs are notexpressed in educational terms that could be used by designers ofinstructional games.

Connectivism: Week 1

Learning Visions

As I sift through this week's reading assignments, I'm trying to pick out how this learning theory effects my work as a creator (an instructional designer) of self-paced eLearning experiences for the corporate market. Technorati Tags: connectivisim , CCK08With little time these days, I'll be auditing the auditor's version of the 12 week Connectivism course happening now.

When the Game's Up

Performance Learning Productivity

Well, for a start, only 7% of the L&D Survey respondents thought that eLearning was one of the most effective practices, and only 27% viewed on-the-job training as the most effective L&D practice. Technorati Tags: L&D , performance , eLearning , ILT , value of learning

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My Goal: Better E-Learning Interactivity

Experiencing eLearning

Reading : All the blog reading I do is certainly part of my personal learning, and I do look for information on effective interactivity. Technorati Tags: interactivity , goal , Learning+Circuits , LCBQ , Captivate , Flash The Learning Circuits Big Question for April is. What would you like to do better as a Learning Professional? My overarching professional development goal right now is to improve the interactivity in the courses I develop.

What Does a 21st Century L&D Department Look Like?

Performance Learning Productivity

Starting on the US West Coast and ending somewhere east of New Zealand, these virtual conversations opened up a whole Pandora’s Box of issues around the challenges and opportunities that learning & development faces if it is to really have an impact of organisational effectiveness.

Liveblogging an Online Conference

Experiencing eLearning

It's effectively a virtual KWM switch. With more experience liveblogging I might be able to juggle both more effectively. Technorati Tags: liveblog , tcc08 , Wendy+Wickham , Natalie+Kilkenny , synergy Wendy Wickham asked a good question in the comments on TCC08: Second Life: Teaching Tips from the Virtual Frontier: Christy - are you using 2 computers (one for blogging, one for the conference), or just one?

TCC08: Making Distance Learning Courses Accessible

Experiencing eLearning

Issue isn’t just whether students have access, but whether the communication is actually as effective as that provided to others. Technorati Tags: tcc08 , tcc2008 , accessibility , online+learning , universal+design Making Distance Learning Courses Accessible to Students with Disabilities. Presenters: Adam Tanners, Doctoral Student in Exceptionalities, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Webinosh with Dr. Will Thalheimer: Smile Sheets

Learning Visions

Dr. Thalheimer talked about ways hes been trying to make smile sheets more effective so that they can be used to tell us something valuable about the learning experience. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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One Keyboard and Mouse, Two Computers

Experiencing eLearning

Other websites sometimes have the same effect, so I probably wouldn’t use this if I was on a slow connection. Technorati Tags: opensource , synergy , productivity In response to my post about liveblogging an online conference , Stephen Downes asked about my workflow using Synergy. In this post, I explain some of the technical information about how Synergy works and the few minor issues I’ve had; in my next post, I’ll explain my workflow with Synergy.

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The Power of X – Experiential Learning in Today’s World

Performance Learning Productivity

But to use experiential learning approaches effectively, learning leaders need to step away from exclusive focus on knowledge and skills. Technorati Tags: learning , experiential learning , workplace learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Connectivism: Week 1

Learning Visions

As I sift through this weeks reading assignments, Im trying to pick out how this learning theory effects my work as a creator (an instructional designer) of self-paced eLearning experiences for the corporate market.

Blogs, Community and Discussion Tracking - What's Really Needed

Tony Karrer

For example, you can certainly use Technorati to search for "Five Things Meme" to find a list of blog posts. Basically it's hard to create an effective search against a particular topic. Even assuming that we had a good way to find all the blog posts related to a particular thread of discussion, we would still have the problem of not having an effective way to track comments.

Wikis for Improving Productivity

Experiencing eLearning

We use the wiki for our team, but I wonder what we can do to be more effective with it, as well as how we can help other departments in the company. Technorati Tags: PBwiki , productivity , changemanagement I’m liveblogging the webinar Growing in a Down Market with PBwiki. My comments are in italics. Presenter: Teo Mayes, CTO RMC Vanguard. They used UStream for the audio, in addition to the typical phone line.

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learning pulse

Xyleme

In complex environments, only emergent practices are effective, as backward-looking “good practices” are inadequate”. Harold suggests that an effective strategy to deal with complexity would be first going in “Beta” (meaning testing training through some action) and then tapping the feedback gained and revising either with radical or small changes. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.

Xyleme

It’s been 15 years since the introduction of computer-based training and our industry still struggles with delivering engaging eLearning, developing it in a cost effective way and achieving positive learner outcomes. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Bob Mosher, in his PERFORMER Support: Learning @ the Moment of Need blog, provides his view of why single-source matters: “Single-source publishing seems to be the tie that binds when it comes to effectively designing and integrating PS into an already vibrant learning strategy.

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Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools

Tony Karrer

Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. Each person on the team creates a Blogger blog account Each person registers their blog on Technorati. However, the net effect is much better support for this process. In my previous post, I examined Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 That post focused primarily on how Social Bookmarking tools such as del.icio.us or Yahoo My Web can be used as part of Personal Learning.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

By doing this, George argues that vendors (LMS in particular), and the organizations they sell to, will begin to see their product no longer as simply an event-based tool for learning, but rather as a process-based tool for capacity planning and workplace effectiveness.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs?

Mark Oehlert

Actually there are two, one by Tony Hirst and one from Effective Meetings (there are probably others and Id love to see them). July 14, 2008 in From the land of "I wonder." | Permalink Technorati Tags : meeting cost TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs?

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Notes from Intelligent Content 2010

Xyleme

So, Mark Hellinger, President and CEO of Xyleme, took the opportunity during the event’s panel discussion to provide his view on why this was the case, and how to effectively make the move from documentation to Learning & Development. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Day 2: Welcome to Day 2 of Marks "Clear the Tabs" Blog-a-thon"

Mark Oehlert

July 15, 2008 in Blogging | Permalink Technorati Tags : blog-a-thon TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Day 2: Welcome to Day 2 of Marks "Clear the Tabs" Blog-a-thon" : Comments The comments to this entry are closed.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): SHOCKER: Most Kids Think That Learning from Games Would Be a Good Idea

Mark Oehlert

are not crafted in stone and can and should change and that BY ALL THATS GOOD AND PURE the classrooms and instructor-led training were probably NEVER studied RE their effectiveness as learning environments but rather as production environments.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Virtual Currency for Your Email

Mark Oehlert

What I find even more intriguing is the secondary effect of being able to track the flow of value within your organizations communication structure. I like both the game element here and the effect of focusing the senders attention on how badly they really need an answer.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor

Mark Oehlert

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): If there are Digital Natives does that mean there is no Digital Ellis Island?

Mark Oehlert

Well then, we need to maybe pay attention to this kind of research and the kind done by John Beck and Mitchell Wade in Got Game and The Kids Are Alright (among others) so that we can begin the process of turning this battleship around in time to maintain a degree of relevance or effectiveness.

Pay Attention!! | Xyleme Insider

Xyleme

Clive argues that despite the fact that web conferencing has been around for over 10 years, companies are still in the early stages of effectively utilizing this medium – essentially trying to copy what is done in the real classroom and make it as similar as possible in the virtual classroom. Home About Xyleme Insider Podcasts Xyleme Inc. Home > Executive Perspective , Learning Technologies > Pay Attention!! Pay Attention!!

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations)

Mark Oehlert

" They actually have a poll up online asking the following: Is audio an effective way for you to learn?

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Xyleme

In 2010, the Olympus project won the award for the most effective Business Transformation within Informa. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Finders keepers, losers weepers

Clive on Learning

In fact Peter wrote what was probably the definitive book on the subject, Information Architecture for the World Wide Web , which I vaguely recall reading some time back (I find that now I blog a review of any book I read, I remember much more, which for me is an invaluable side effect of blogging). A while back, someone (I think it was Jay Cross ) posted about Ambient Findability by Peter Morville.

Investing in your Single-Source Nightmare

Xyleme

I recently had the opportunity to chat with some project leaders across industries that are in various stages of their single-source learning initiatives: I was interested in the change management issues they faced and what steps they took to effectively manage and overcome these potential obstacles. Educate your stakeholders: Each stakeholder needs to understand how these changes will affect them directly so they can effectively plan for addressing and controlling that change.