The paradox of augmented reality

E-Learning Provocateur

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

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.

Trending Sources

The sun sets on Becta

Learning with e's

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.

Sun 1

How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

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.

Our digital future 4: Pervasive computing

Learning with e's

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)

eLearning Brothers

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

Vignettes Learning

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

Making Change

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.

Media 49

Getting Ready for the Next Disruptions in Training and Education

ATD Learning Technologies

Examples of Past Disruptions. a radical idea (Earth revolves around the Sun). For example, I can remember a time when many learning professionals predicted that Second Life would become the norm for immersive training delivery.

Train 24

The Prehistoric Learning Metric Still Roaming the Earth Today

Absorb LMS

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.”

Technology Shifts Shine a Light on the Future of Learning


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.

The solution for happier, more loyal employees? Self-directed learning


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

Learning Wire

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

eLearning 24-7

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.

Mobile 140

Recap ATD China Summit 2015

Kapp Notes

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.

Games 11

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

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

Jay Cross

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.

Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

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

Jay Cross

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.

ROI 24

Neuromarketing: The Light Side of Neuroscience


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.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

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”

Learning Cafe

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

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

Jay Cross

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.

Sun 19

Knowledge Guru and BLP head to Training 2013 for Speaking and Expo

Bottom-Line Performance

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

Jay Cross

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

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?

Sun 0

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

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

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

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'.


Speaking and Workshop Services

Tony Karrer

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.

Noise pollution

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

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?


Sample Courses. Examples of Lectora Titles. -->. Helpful Information. -->. Session information: But Does It Work? Experience: Laura is a Senior Learning & Development Consultant and e-Learning Specialist at Sun Life Financial. Sample Courses. Forum.