The paradox of augmented reality
MAY 26, 2013
I caught up with Scott in the harbour city and asked him the following questions… What are your favourite examples of augmented reality? (0:08). I was impressed with the examples of augmented reality cited by Scott.
Sun, Elite, and the future
SEPTEMBER 27, 2008
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.
The sun sets on Becta
Learning with e's
MAY 24, 2010
Since its inception, Becta has been responsible for advising schools and colleges throughout the UK on how best to maximise the potential of ICT - information and communication technologies - in teaching and learning.
How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)
JANUARY 26, 2010
For example, if you build rapid elearning courses with Articulate products there are all sorts of resources available to you: Articulate’s Facebook page keeps you up-to-date on news and information. But she felt overwhelmed by all of the information and has started tuning out.
Technology Shifts Shine a Light on the Future of Learning
JANUARY 28, 2017
One fun example was a robot arm that grabbed a long paper cone-shaped stick and whirled it around in a tub of pink fluffy sugar. But in this case the learning value comes in the form of data allowing you to make informed decisions about your activities or performance.
Our digital future 4: Pervasive computing
Learning with e's
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Now, for those who are unfamiliar with the Reform Symposium, let me explain: It's a 72 hour live web based symposium that follows the sun. There are endless examples of pervasive computing online, and a quick search will unearth some great ideas that have already been put into practice.
21 Business Phrases that Should Never Be Used in eLearning (or in Business)
OCTOBER 14, 2014
Use this instead – Completely Transparent, Revealing Information. An informal phrase to say something is done or produced hastily, or in a makeshift manner. For example, I heard this the other day, “That was literally the craziest thing I have ever done.
Letting Go of the Need to Know Everything: Use Context Setting Learning Objectives
AUGUST 19, 2015
How do we make sense of the huge barrage of information that we encounter on a daily basis? Information overload is a growing concern and it has been discovered that the human mind can only take so much information at a given time. Preview the two examples below.
How to be a learning mythbuster
JANUARY 7, 2015
For example, let’s say we have a client who believes in learning styles. For example, the extensive PDF report Learning to Think, Learning to Learn organizes research into specific, plain-English recommendations that are easy to read in short bursts. Expose myths to the sun.
The Prehistoric Learning Metric Still Roaming the Earth Today
JUNE 6, 2016
Spared the typical hours of tracking an injured beast under the hot sun, the hunters enjoyed a rare easy day, expending few calories yet consuming many. Gorg replies: –“From rising of sun to setting of sun, until the rains come.”
The solution for happier, more loyal employees? Self-directed learning
APRIL 20, 2017
The modern employee grew up with constant and unrestricted access to information and this gradually lead to the creation of a culture of self-directed learning through content such as forum posts, specialized Facebook groups and YouTube how-to videos.
The Golden Keys to Personal Productivity
JANUARY 10, 2017
Take the example of Mark Zuckerberg. Notifications from corporate social media, emails and texts, combine to generate a never-ending flow of information that can ultimately kill your productivity.
On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
Allows learners to take courses on a tablet and other mobile devices and then when back online, re-synch with the SaaS system and transfer data and other information – i.e. course data. Healthcare, Pharmaceutical are just an example of two verticals that usage is high with tablets.
Recap ATD China Summit 2015
DECEMBER 10, 2015
Wei provided good information about logistics and helped to distribute prizes in various categories to outstanding examples of learning excellence such as the Internet-based Operational Technical Training System by China Post Group and the Mobile Learning-Drive Blended Learning by China Mobile.
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Kindly retain the contact information when you re-distribute the list or mount it on the web as that is how I receive updates. link] November 30-December 1, 2011 AfriHealth : Using IT to Establish Health Care Information Systems, Nairobi, Kenya. Clayton R.
The Coherent Organization
NOVEMBER 14, 2012
The article describes The Coherent Organization , the Internet Time Alliance ‘s shorthand for a company where individuals are aligned with the organizational mission and information flows from outside in and back again in ways that accelerate work. The underlying concept is that organizations and their people are members of many different types of networks, for example, communities of practice, the company social network, and close-knit collaborative work teams.
Neuromarketing: The Light Side of Neuroscience
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Think about the last commercial you watched for a drug: An antidepressant, for example. The picture often changes, blurs, or becomes routine, signaling your brain that the included information isn’t important.
Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality
OCTOBER 20, 2010
Here’s a very quick summary of some of the responses regarding the added learning value of a voice-over as opposed to plain screen text: Audio provides an additional channel of information which the brain can process in parallel with the visual information [Kapp]. Some examples: 1.
Not Your Father’s ROI
JUNE 28, 2009
At the same time, we are shifting into an era in which knowledge work and learning occur where re-engineered business processes collide with a participative and interactive ecology of information flows. But like Pontiacs and Oldsmobiles, old-school ROI’s day in the sun is waning.
The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market
JANUARY 18, 2012
Data shows that people tend to “read others posts” and information and not post themselves. If you are going to offer HD output and even push it – then you have to offer tablet capability – since the iPad for example offers the ability to have it seen in HD. Even if you have never read Sun Tzu, the “ Art of War “, you should know how to strategize and how to win. The data is in, the results are interesting and the competition is growing.
The Effectiveness of Learning – deleting “instruction”
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
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)”. In the case of the stone axe there may have been a previous objective like “Select a flint (performance) with the right properties (standard) from a sample group of six stones (condition)”.
Storyboarding The Visuals
The eLearning Coach
AUGUST 19, 2009
For example, use a graphic to show the internals of a machine the learner will need to repair in the real world. Here’s an example of working at the granular level. While designing a course about protected health information, I needed to explain what types of information are protected under US law. Each ray linked to a health information type, which was was represented by a labeled image.
Re-imagining the Book
JUNE 20, 2011
Most managers don’t read books; they gather information on the web. information nuggets. Background. For the past two years, I have been writing and publishing an unbook entitled Working Smarter.
Knowledge Guru and BLP head to Training 2013 for Speaking and Expo
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
A little bit of professional development and fun in the sun in February never hurt anyone. We created Knowledge Guru as a solution to a problem we’ve seen over and over with our clients: Job related information is not always fun to learn… and it’s even tougher to remember.
Thriving in the Net-Work Era
MARCH 19, 2012
Clocks measure working hours instead of the sun. For example, Google’s ubiquitous GMail service is still in Beta. Here are some practical examples for learning professionals: PROBE: Prototype; Field test; Accept Life in Beta; Welcome small failures.
Time Is Money
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
MARCH 27, 2010
Here’s an example. At the end of the last century, Sun Microsystems was a high-flier in the workstation business. Sun was bringing 120 new salespeople a month to a one-week immersion course in Santa Clara. Couldn’t Sun provide at least one more week of sales training?
Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources
AUGUST 25, 2010
Creating scenarios for learning - a four-step guide - Bottom-Line Performance , May 27, 2009 If you are creating a sales training course, for example, your challenge might be the need to increase sales in a territory. Here are some examples of social learning in organisations. Social Learning at Sun - Learning in a Sandbox , June 5, 2009 As a result of that they couldn’t provide the training hours needed to meet the training needs of the sales people. informal learning??).
How Mobile Devices Will Continue To Shape HR Departments in the Future?
Your Training Edge
MARCH 13, 2015
If there’s one apparent example of virtual reality for training, then it will be the military VR training for army, navy, and air force in the United States.
Down But Not Quite Out: what can we learn from the plights of Learning Tree International and Readers Digest?
Performance Learning Productivity
AUGUST 22, 2009
It seems that Reader's Digest hasn't come to terms with the way that people get their information, and their laughs, these days. Here's an example of what I mean by 'more savvy in their expectations'.
DECEMBER 18, 2009
To be a good corporate citizen, the firm must use that policy to inform action. For example, today we screened The Burning Season in-house, which we followed up with a talk by the protagonist, Dorjee Sun – CEO of Carbon Conservation. COP15 was a fiasco.
Speaking and Workshop Services
JUNE 2, 2009
Dr. Karrer’s experience is diverse including founding CTO of eHarmony, associate professor of Computer Science, and consultant to Credit Suisse, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun, Symbol Technologies and many others.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives
DECEMBER 20, 2007
Michael showed us an example of the "drama" approach you cited, Cammy, and it was extremely effective. VERY engaging and it certainly salted the oats for the learners to really WANT to know the information. Do you have an example of the "challenge" idea you could post?
Lectora User Conference Showcase: But Does It Work?
MAY 2, 2012
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Spotlight on Lectora User Conference Opener Jeremy Gutsche
JANUARY 26, 2012
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