Silicon Valley Parents Question Value of Technology in Learning. Should We?

Dashe & Thomson

According to the recent New York Times series Grading the Digital School , parents in some of the most tech savvy places in America are questioning whether the investment in classroom technology is paying off. we are motivated by a blind faith in technology.

Designing eLearning, Reading, Instructional Design, mLearning, Yahoo!, & Google

Big Dog, Little Dog

Gilly Salmon, Professor of E-Learning & Learning Technologies at the University of Leicester, talks about designing elearning in a short video. Stop Reading - Skim Dive Skim - eLearning Technology Books are dead (long live books!) At Yahoo, a need to hit refresh - c/net. By many accounts, the Semel era transformed the company from a free-wheeling and innovative dot-com to a buttoned-down outfit where new products were subject to review by committee.

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Does Your Company Enable Innovation?

CLO Magazine

Innovation is a key growth driver in today’s marketplace, but building innovation skills has become an issue for the learning community. It’s not enough to train and nurture these skills at the employee level; companies must build the code for innovation at the organizational level as well. Two ideas shed light on how companies can build innovation capabilities among their employees. “Innovation is part and parcel with going down blind alleys.

How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)

Coffee and Design

But what I believe sets them apart from the Yahoos and Microsofts that they have surpassed with leaps and bounds is that they are risking being innovative to add new value to what they offer. Look at the likes of Yahoo and Microsoft. eLearning Creativity Google innovation

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Gary has worked on three "Emerging e-Learning" reports Emerging E-Learning Technologies: Have looked at 52 emerging technologies. Now were into web 2.0 -- new technologies that werent there 10 years ago. Its a descending technology.

E-Learning in 2014: The Four “M” #trends

Web Courseworks

To increase the MOOC-like experience for these courses, associations would focus on utilizing technology (such as a corporate Learning Management System ) to promote synchronous collaboration. Yahoo! Innovation in Learning Managing eLearning

CME in the 21st Century – Webinar Digest

Web Courseworks

They focus on innovation in education, technology healthcare, and develop technological standards for healthcare quality improvement and education. Technology standards provide many benefits for organizations to collect and share data.

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It’s (almost) out!

Clark Quinn

My latest tome, Revolutionize Learning & Development: Performance and Innovation Strategy for the Information Age is out. Google groups, Yahoo groups, LinkedIn…the list goes on. design meta-learning mobile social strategy technology Uncategorized

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How to Deliver on the Promise of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)


Mobile technology is not only increasingly integrated with how we work, but also becoming more reliant for everyday tasks. Companies need to provide employees with compelling digital content via their mobile devices—and it starts with ditching that legacy technology, aka “files.”

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10 resources I enjoyed in February 2013

Jane Hart

One of the hot topics on the Web over the last week or so has been Marissa Meyer’s decision to terminate working at home for Yahoo employees. Thanks to an internal memo leaked to Kara Swisher by a Yahoo employee, we have insight into a recent decision by their C-Suite.

The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

But luckily, I learned from enough to realize that mistakes and learning are part of an active, innovative culture. According to Jenny Dearborn, the chief learning officer at SAP, companies that invest in creating strong learning cultures are more productive, innovative, and profitable.

How MOOCs Are Used in Workplace Training

Your Training Edge

For now, these are mostly in the technology fields, but the scope is rapidly expanding. Aquent, a staffing agency for the marketing and creative industries, recently launched Aquent Gymnasium , a MOOC provider that offers technology courses for creative professionals. Yahoo!

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Humannet at Cisco

Jay Cross

All-in-all, I give Cisco high marks for innovation and consider the company’s structure an exemplar for others to follow. Last week, Google, Facebook, Nokia, Yahoo!, Smith refines the role of technology steward, an essential supporting role in digital communities.

Using MOOCs: Self-Directed Development and Workforce Training

Your Training Edge

Companies including Yahoo!, Jardine Lloyd Thompson, and Deloitte now encourage their employees to enroll in MOOCs, and Yahoo! But these represent only two of the seven ways companies have found to capitalize on what is not only a new educational technology, but an entirely new approach to organizational education and communication. This series is exploring the seven main ways companies are using MOOCs as identified by Bersin by Deloitte.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing


Companies like Nokia, AOL, and Yahoo are known to encourage work-life balance. In order to adopt a policy of knowledge sharing and maintain that level of innovation, companies will have to create atmospheres in which sharing knowledge is ‘safe’.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing


Companies like Nokia, AOL, and Yahoo are known to encourage work-life balance. In order to adopt a policy of knowledge sharing and maintain that level of innovation, companies will have to create atmospheres in which sharing knowledge is ‘safe’.

Social play can be Social Learning


At work we do use social tools such as Skype, Yahoo Messenger and YouTube for learning purposes. Segregate information bits into various silos for easy access and learning – for: management, technologies, trends, legislations – make your own groups.

Opening Keynote with David Pogue #DevLearn

Learning Visions

David Pogue with Yahoo Tech. "My Driverless cars DARPA Robotics Challenge Drones It's not just the technology, but how it affects us. You've got to keep innovating and putting stuff out there to find the 20%.

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LMS 3.0?

eLearning 24-7

Billion to Yahoo. Yahoo bought did nothing really with it, by 06 it was gone. Today, yes it is a learning platform with their content tossed in, but it has limitations and some of their new “innovative items” are not even close to being innovative.

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Are You Building Skills and Knowledge for the Future?

CLO Magazine

For example, when I worked at Yahoo, we put together a corporate learning program on mobile development for software developers, but it took months to design and develop. By the time it was released, versions of the technology had evolved, and the offering was out of date quickly.

Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Overcoming Top 10 Objections to Social Learning - Social Enterprise Blog , April 24, 2009 Ten commandments of e-learning (content design) - Clive on Learning , April 30, 2009 Twitter Learning - eLearning Technology , April 30, 2009 Learning Goals - eLearning Technology , April 29, 2009 An eight-step process using Post-it notes to gain meeting consensus. 4) Social Networks (23) Adoption (8) eLearning Technology. Here is the best stuff from last week via eLearning Learning.

Web2.0 explained - images and music only - BEAUTIFUL

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Great tutorials using ComicLife here , here , here ) How many of you could walk into your boss/client/manager and say, "I'd to teach a basic overview of web technologies just using video and Yahoo buys you for 10 million. This is also how creative innovation works. Truly innovative ideas normally are very difficult to "sell".many elearnspace points to this wonderful video. 5 mins that will, once and for all, help you understand what's going on with the web.

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The New Capitalist Manifesto

Jay Cross

Incumbents are strugglers like GM, Sony, Yahoo!, Hague thinks Google’s secret wasn’t more powerful technology; it’s more powerful evolution.

The Tale of a Job Hunt

Allison Rossett

After all, the job description for company B seemed ideal; work for an innovative start-up company, influence learners worldwide, and maintain work-life balance. in educational technology from San Diego State University and B.S. Tweet Meet guest blogger, Marci Paino.

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Interview with Misha McPherson, Director of Worldwide Sales Enablement, Marketing Software company


Prior to this, McPherson was director of global learning and development at Yammer, and also held senior sales training management positions at Monster and Yahoo! Mindflash: How does your company fit into the space of marketing technology?

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

and Yahoo MyWeb to save bookmarks - locally saved favorites seem rather limited now. and unless you innovate ( Innovators' Dilemma in Learning/eLearning ) you are going to fall prey to alternatives be it do-it-yourself learning or start-ups. The Big Question is back.

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Edublog Award Nominations


Best resource sharing blog – Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies by Jane Hart. Best teacher blog – The Innovative Educator by Lisa Nielsen. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

The New-School Virtual Leader

CLO Magazine

Today’s leaders have to be savvy in virtual technology to meet the needs of dispersed, global workforces. Technology also has been a catalyst to further change perceptions about work while bringing new challenges and opportunities to the workplace. Also, because of more fluid ideas about work and enabling advances in technology, today people expect to be able to strike a greater work-life balance. It’s not all about technology.

Listen: Upwork’s Zoe Harte makes the case for freelancers as core part of talent development strategy

CLO Magazine

“There’s no gold watch for anybody anymore,” says Zoe Harte , senior vice president of HR and talent innovation for Upwork, a Silicon Valley-based technology company that matches companies and freelance workers. Zoe is the senior vice president of HR and talent innovation at Upwork. Before you joined Upwork, you spent some time in HR at Yahoo! Having technology that supports connection and collaboration is critical.

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Both Jason Snell of Six Colors and David Pogue of Yahoo spend time exploring the accessibility features offered by iOS and MacOS. What’s the next stage in technology-based training? Sometimes, it’s not about the technology—it’s about the material.

Here Come the MOOCs

CLO Magazine

MOOCs also have a potential role in corporate learning and development — an industry reliant on technology and always in search of greater quality and efficiencies. “There’s always been disconnect between the recruiting process and the education process,” said Chris Davia, chief technology officer at ConnectEDU, an educational technology firm. Yahoo Inc. Massive open online courses have been labeled a potential disrupter to higher education.

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Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?


Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? My conversation with George was no exception as we spoke at length about Connectivism , social learning networks, and the future of current learning technologies (LMS, LCMS, etc.)

Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative.


It’s a real barrier and an interesting one because at this moment in time there is a real pressure to innovate. You can’t innovate without doing things differently, so there is a real paradox here. April 16th, 2010 at 04:29 | #1 Nomadic Blog | Just another WordPress weblog Five Myths of Social Learning Learning Pulse RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo! Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Kindle.The Universal Textbook?

Mark Oehlert

Geez, the popular novel is the least of my concerns when this kind of technology comes onto the scene. Imagine not being screwed at the library because some yahoo has the only copy of that paper you need and they've had it for 3 years!

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