Lynda.com vs. Atomic Learning

Coffee and Design

I have recently been asked to represent my department on a committee to decide with the instructional video offerings of Atomic Learning are meeting the needs of our university students, faculty, and staff. Atomic Learning’s offerings are 99% tool based.

Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming

Dashe & Thomson

Last Friday, my colleague Andrea May responded to a very timely “big question” from Tony Karrer’s Learning Circuits Blog. This month’s big question, posted by Ben Betts of HT2 (Karrer is on blog-sabatical), is “Does Gamification Have a Role in Workplace Learning?”.

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The Learning Curve and The Pivot Point

The Peformance Improvement

When Stephen Gill and I were researching and writing our latest book, Only Smart Companies Win, about what it means to create and work in a “Learning Culture”, we tried to imagine what it would mean to develop training programs in that culture. That would be just-in-time learning.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Learning is social. Sometimes we even learn from teachers.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Most learning professionals view social media as valuable to learners, and usage is growing.

Our Favorite Things About Mobile Learning

TOPYX LMS

Mobile learning is a multi-beneficial delivery of learning that is utilized by nearly every mid- to large-size company. This is not the first time we’ve mentioned the benefits of mobile learning, and it probably won’t be the last since more and more of mLearning’s benefits are being discovered as it is further developed. We think the benefits of mobile learning are so rich and vital to any organization that they are worth revisiting on occasion. .

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. MinuteBio , June 12, 2010 Yesterday I attended a SCORM webinar provided by Advance Distributed Learning (ADL). What I learned this week at the Enterprise 2.0

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Applications in Learning. Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others.

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eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 1-5, 2012 Learning Forward Conference, (Learning Forward is the new name for the National Staff Development Council, NSDC), Boston, Massachusetts, USA. link] December 4-6, 2012 International Symposium on Open, Distance, and e-Learning (ISODEL), Bali, Indonesia.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. link] December 5-6, 2011 Learning Space Design Summit, 2 nd , Melbourne, Australia. link] March 20-21, 2012 Enterprise Learning !

Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

An IBM Global CEO Study conducted in 2010 concluded that complexity was the primary challenge emerging out of its conversations with 1,500 CEOs and senior government officials. Flipping Corporate Learning . Flipping learning is big in education. How do you flip learning?

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2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily points to ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed.

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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. January 12-14, 2010 Learning and Technology World Forum 2010, London, United Kingdom.

Awesome insights into working smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Reddit and community journalism - David Weinberger , August 13, 2011.

A Post-Competency World

CLO Magazine

A recent IBM study found the No. Resulting concerns for learning professionals become how to assess managers to identify those who can rise to the challenges of this new reality and then provide the resources necessary for them to continue learning and growing into flexible leaders. Based on our research literature summarized in 2010 in the Consulting Psychology Journal, we have concluded that two major pairs of opposites cover the lion’s share of leadership.

Role Models in Educational Technology on Ada Lovelace Day

Janet Clarey

I think our little corner of the blogosphere – the edusphere – has a fair amount of women who understand that “learning technology” encompasses a much broader definition of both learning and technology. I’ve blogged about women edubloggers a total of six times (list below) each time finding new and interesting voices to follow and learn from. Glenda Morgan , Director of Technology and Learning Initiative, George Mason University.

Don’t you see it?

Jay Cross

Classrooms discourage learning. For schools this means that in addition to the three Rs of reading, writing and arithmetic, kids should be learning critical thinking, innovation, creativity, and problem solving, all of the skills one can build upon and mesh with the skills of others.”

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How to Find Best Practices

CLO Magazine

So, how does one go about finding what’s best in enterprise learning? I spoke with three learning leaders who described their best practices for finding best practices. Work your network: Dick Richardson, leadership adviser and consultant, was director of leadership development at ITT and IBM. He has encyclopedic knowledge of leadership and learning and says this is the way to maintain access to best practices. Look to IBM, Exxon, GE, others on the Fortune 50.”

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Corporate Play-Day: How The Big Boys Are Gaming

Dashe & Thomson

Last Friday, my colleague Andrea May responded to a very timely “big question” from Tony Karrer’s Learning Circuits Blog. This month’s big question, posted by Ben Betts of HT2 (Karrer is on blog-sabatical), is “Does Gamification Have a Role in Workplace Learning?” .

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eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. January 2012 January2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando,California, USA. link] January5-7, 2012 International Conference on e-Education,e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (IC4E), 3 rd , Hong Kong, China. link] March 20-21, 2012 Enterprise Learning !

knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/1/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Places to Go: The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning - Stephen Downes in Innovate. At first glance this online publication looks like any academic journal, but when readers explore The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning ( IRRODL ), they are in for a surprise: They can read the articles! The journal is a member of the Directory of Open Access Journals. August 1, 2006.

Who Are the Smartest People in the World?

Mindflash

Look on, and maybe you can learn how to be a genius, too: (from Left to Right: Stephen Hawking, Garry Kasparav and Noam Chomsky). Kasparov currently contributes articles to leading publications like the Wall Street Journal , and has written a number of chess-related books.

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. into Your e-Learning Mix , eLearning Guild Online Seminar.

Give Back to the Profession

CLO Magazine

Capture learning professionals’ knowledge and keep up with new leaders. After 30 years in enterprise learning and 10 as a columnist for this magazine, I am on the “back nine” of my career. But we need to shrink the world — make the truly best practices more widely known and accessible by all,” said Nancy Lewis, former vice president of learning at IBM and former CLO at ITT.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. All the information below was obtained from Internet sources and announcements in educational journals. link] cfp_edu.htm January 5-8, 2009 College Teaching and Learning Conference and Applied Business Research Conference sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Oahu, Hawaii, USA.

Seeing the future

Learning with e's

Watson (then the head of IBM) who in 1943 was alleged to have said that he saw a world market for about 5 computers. I was intrigued to read an article that was written back in 1900 in a magazine called 'Ladies Home Journal'. Image source Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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