Worker Training Trends in the Gig Economy

Pract.us

Margery Weinstein writes for Training Magazine , “The training challenge for temporary employees is different from the challenge of training long-term, permanent employees. With more freelancers in the workforce, businesses can use training to help them become productive team members quickly.

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

I thought too about other sources of information, such as television news. Would the person dismissing blog articles because they were opinion-based then believe television news stories, especially when some have been found to contain a low percentage of facts ?

Trending Sources

Maximize Your Professional Development with Industry Memberships

eLearning Brothers

TD Magazine and Archives: Access to the current issue of the leading learning and development magazine, as well as decades of digitally archived issues. ATD Online Library: 24/7 access to articles from more than 3,000+ leading journals, periodicals, and newspapers.

Nine Information Alternatives to the Now Defunct Training Magazine

Kapp Notes

Unfortunately, Training Magazine is folding up shop on its web site, print magazine and conferences. Here are some magazine type places you can visit. Magazine Provides articles, news and resources about elearning design, development and the industry. Stephen Downes publishes OLDaily ( Register for the daily news briefs here.) Learning Solutions Magazine This is published by the eLearning Guild.

The evolution of personal learning environments

Origin Learning

He reads books, accesses the Britannica Encyclopedia CD on his PC, participates in group discussions at his university, reads journals, magazines and newspapers in the library, logs on to the (slowly working) internet once in a while, watches TV, listens to the radio, and so on.

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Astronomy News : @astronomy The latest astronomy news, curated by the [Inside] team. Mental floss : @mental_floss Amazing facts from the people at Mental Floss magazine. The British Library : @britishlibrary Keep up to date with all the news from the British Library.

The Forge - Karl Gude and the Importance of Visual Communication

Visual Lounge

In our second episode ever, Michigan State University's School of Journalism Professor Karl Gude came for a wonderful conversation. Karl has been creating infographics for the news since the 70s. Last year on The Forge , we had a lot of wonderful guests visit.

Join us LIVE on The Forge - Thursday at 2pm ET

Visual Lounge

Karl Gude ( @karlgude ) has been creating news graphics since the late 70s and is one of the few visual journalists who has worked for newspapers, news magazines and wire services. Pull back the curtains and roll out the red carpet.we're

3 Ways Your LMS Facilitates Reflective Learning

WBT Systems

Where once we may have used a bus journey or flight to muse over something we learned, nowadays we are more than likely interrupted by a message, newsflash, or notification, if we are not already using the smartphone to access online courses, news, or other information. Regular Journaling.

Cultural hegemony and disruption

Learning with e's

Blogging and open access journals are becoming the first choice of publishing for many academics and scholars. Newspapers too are struggling to survive as they cope with competition from the online journals and magazines that are gradually usurping their readership.

No-Nonsense Employee Training – The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

Research published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology suggests that drawing pictures helps people remember what they’ve learned. Fi Haywood casts this process in the context of the workplace in her article in People Development Magazine.

Learning Resolutions: Inject More Humor

OpenSesame

He has been a regular guest on Fox Business News and featured in CNBC, BusinessWeek, the Wall Street Journal, Training Magazine, and Bloomberg News. Hello, and welcome to the end of the year! If you’re like me, then you’re already sick of New Year’s resolutions because they never seem to work out the way you want them to. For example, every year I hope to lose weight with the ultimate goal of becoming invisible, but it just hasn’t happened yet.

How to Help Your Team Become Continuous Learners

Pract.us

Training Journal cites research by ATD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity which concluded that “having a culture of learning is a hallmark of high-performance organizations.” Lead your team to continuous learning.

Last chance to vote for a ScreenChamp!

Visual Lounge

Karl Gude ( @karlgude ) has been creating news graphics since the late 70s and is one of the few visual journalists who has worked for newspapers, news magazines and wire services.

How Social Media Has Changed Learning: A Few Answers Via Tweet Chat

Mindflash

Something as simple as reading newspapers, magazines, journal articles, and even full length books is still a powerful way to learn. Each week, a group of learning professionals gathers for at Tweet chat called #lrnchat to discuss issues and ideas in the workplace learning space.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] February 18-20, 2013 Training 2013 Conference and Expo, sponsored by Training Magazine , 36 th annual, Orlando, Florida, USA. link] February 24-25, 2013 Journal Conference on e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (JC4E), Rome, Italy. Clayton R.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 2/16/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

20 Technology Skills Every Educator Should Have - The Journal. Linkology - New York Magazine. Wired News has a report on research that suggests the tone, and often the intent, of half of all e-mail is misconstrued by readers. Information Overload: Blogs As Content Navigators, Information Filters, Trusted Niche Guides - Robin Good. In the book by P. Evans and T.S.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/30/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Re-appraising Emotional Intelligence - Training Journal. This article is deliberately going to take the opposite tack to the vast majority of bloggers who are, predictably, jumping to the defense of the blogosphere after Forbes Magazine published a feature by Daniel Lyons entitled Attack of the Blogs. Free Mind Mapping Software. Open Source mind mapping tool. About mind maps. Tag: mindmap. Review: Everything Bad is Good for You - Slashdot.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Ten Myths about Video in e-Learning: Part 1 by Stephen Haskin - Learning Solutions Magazine , May 3, 2010 Video has been called the original rapid e-Learning method, and there is no doubt that it is now an important medium in our work. Today the big news is Scribd Switches to HTML5; Adobe To Make Tools for HTML5. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010. Some great stuff again this month in the world of eLearning.

The Virtual Reality

CLO Magazine

In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, an online business journal for the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, General Electric Co.’s The good news is this insight can accelerate social learning efforts.

Friday Cartoon: “The tech repair video said to first unplug the computer…”

Mindflash

“Bad news: The new guy got the VP training by mistake. One of my favorite kinds of cartoons to do is one where it circles back on itself. For example, I once did a cartoon where an angry person is yelling at another: “I’m being redundant?! I’m be redundant?!&#

E-Learning challenges in vocational education

E-Learning Provocateur

We can’t spend our entire days reading endless news feeds and subscribing to a multitude of professional journals and magazines. Yesterday I participated in an enterprise discussion panel at the eLearning08 conference in Sydney.

Cartoon: “I’m leaning toymaking to bring in some extra money for the holidays.”

Mindflash

“Bad news: The new guy got the VP training by mistake. Holiday cartoons are kind of an oddity.

Thursday on The Forge: Karl Gude and Visual Communication

Visual Lounge

Karl has been creating infographics for the news since the 70s. He's worked for newspapers, magazines and wire services like Newsweek, the New York Daily News and at The Associated Press. What makes a great visual? How can visuals help you explain complex topics?

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Wikis in eLearning 2.0 - Learning with e’s , September 12, 2010 The latest issue of the journal Interactive Learning Environments is a special issue entitled: Towards eLearning 2.0 Nuts and Bolts: Too Many Tools by Jane Bozarth - Learning Solutions Magazine , September 7, 2010 Cognitive overload – too much information – is one type of problem for learners. The good news is that the new report, “Decision to Learn,&# seems to clarify things.

Free Speech, Social Media and Your Job

CLO Magazine

News & World Report has found plenty of data that proves that the notion of online privacy is an illusion. She has contributed content to Social Media Today, Search Engine Watch, Search Engine Journal and other industry websites.

Standing on the edge of some crazy cliff and protecting what?

Janet Clarey

He described the decision as a “rational economic decision&# (based on journalism today). The good news is that we live in a world that features both “hard news” and informed commentary, to a degree we have never had before.

Information Radar

Tony Karrer

Which newspapers, magazines, journals, news sources, blogs should you look at, how often, how high a priority is this? For many of the roles and projects you will be involved in, part of what you need to be able to do is to put yourself in a continuous learning mode.

Collecting Knowledge and Learning - 3/15/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

On Design - Eyetracking points the way to effective news article design - AUSC Annenberg Online Journalism Review. On Mind - Scientific Method: Relationships Among Scientific Paradigms - Seed Magazine. What if you could engage users in a story for about half the time, yet have them remember about 34 percent more of the content? That's exactly what one test showed. A map constructed by sorting roughly 800,000 published papers into 776 different scientific paradigms.

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The Cult of the Amateur

Clive on Learning

And what's more: What Wikipedia has done to reference books, bloggers do to traditional news media. Papers and magazines close down while broadcasters sell off radio and TV stations, as more people turn to podcasts and streamed videos. I've just been reading a review by John-Paul Flintoff in June 3rd's Sunday Times of Andrew Keen's new book, The Cult of the Amateur. Here's how the review begins: Thinking is so over.

Web 2.0, Models, ISD, Trends, Hiring, LinkedIn, & Media

Big Dog, Little Dog

At the recent American Magazine Conference, one of the speakers worried that if the great brands of journalism - the trusted news sources readers have relied on - were to vanish, then the Web itself would quickly become a "cesspool" of useless information. Web 2.0

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Michael Sheyahshe

Trivantis

Monthly eLearning News. -->. Formerly a college faculty instructor and professional instructor, Michael has been published in many scholarly magazines, journals and a book. Lectora eLearning News. Industry News. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

All the information below was obtained from Internet sources and announcements in educational journals. &no_cache=1&tx_ttnews[ tt_news]=907&tx_ttnews[ backPid]=51&cHash=a January 28-30, 2009 International Conference on Open and Distance Education , 5th, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. link] February 9-11, 2009 Training 2009 Conference and Exposition, 32nd, sponsored by Training Magazine , Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

The intersection between work and learning

Janet Clarey

I wish I would’ve read that before I responded (and apologized) for my prior rant (directed at Saul Carliner) in response to an article he wrote for eLearn Magazine. And… just so you know, the reason I copy/paste a long response on that particular magazine is that their comment box is teeny tiny and I can’t see what I’m writing. Lesson learned, I won’t be writing anything long over there which is good news for anyone reading their great articles.