5 Creative Ways to Solve Big Problems

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Even as businesses grow, the leaders are rewarded for their ability to solve big problems smartly and maintain grace under troublesome situations and pressure. This is because the problems don’t end, even if a business has the product that earns millions of dollars a month.

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Reducing risk of retracted irreproducible research in STM journals


Reducing risk of retracted irreproducible research in STM journals. One topic that has become increasingly controversial is open access journals. Open access journal controversy. Open access journals have different publishing qualifications that need to be considered.".

Illusions of Competence in Learning | How to Fix Your United Airlines Problem


Instead, he referred to the forcible removal of David Dao and others as being “re-accommodated!”. According to the NeuroLeadership Journal : “….all The post Illusions of Competence in Learning | How to Fix Your United Airlines Problem appeared first on mLevel.

The Benefits of Strategic Agility and Systematic Innovation


This can be a challenge which is why so many business websites, journals, blogs, etc. In this article, we will discuss what strategic agility and systematic innovation refer to and how they can help improve the function of your business.

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eLearning Content Development: 6 Steps to Create a Learning Problem Statement


Before plunging into an eLearning course development process with your team, spend some time developing a formal problem statement. Let’s determine the research-worthiness of a problem and the steps to create a clear learning problem statement.

How to Solve 10 Common Training Problems With Video

TechSmith Camtasia

The problem with that is, well, problems. Problem #1: Face-to-face training is time-consuming and expensive. Problem #2: Schedules can be a nightmare to coordinate. Problem #3: Training across the globe is difficult. Problem #5: The brain drain is real.

Scaffolding or no scaffolding?

Learning with e's

I'm co-editor of the Routledge journal Interactive Learning Environments , which this year went to 4 issues a year and in 2011 will extend its reach to 5 issues a year. We have a large amount of submissions each year and are kept very busy as a team managing, reviewing and editing the journal.

Learner Engagement: Behavioral, Cognitive, & Affective

Experiencing eLearning

The version in Baker et al (2010) refers to a specific educational software program for students; I made this more general to elearning. Baker et al (2010) found that boredom is correlated with lower engagement and poor outcomes, but frustration didn’t consistently lead to problems.

Down to a 't'

Learning with e's

Social Software and was published in Health Information and Libraries Journal. Simply paste this reference into Google and you will see what I mean: Boulos, K. Well, there is a deeper problem here, I retort.

Why multiple-choice questions are (too often) problematic

Patti Shank

These and other problems (such as the problems in the list above) lead to invalid questions and assessments. Validity refers to whether the test measures what it claims to measure. References Chiavaroli, N.

"Hey ya'll": Informal Language is the way to go in E-Learning

Kapp Notes

In the study students who learned with text that was more informal and personal (for example, used the word "you" or "I") produced 20% to 46% more solutions to a transfer problem (similar problem as presented in the instruction) than the group who only had formal language in their module.

What are you reading for eLearning insight?

Integrated Learnings

For instance, when I was in the Instructional and Performance Technology master’s program at Boise State University, the books required for my classes included The Performance Consultant’s Fieldbook by Judith Hale (included a CD with several consulting templates), Systems Thinking Basics by Virginia Anderson and Lauren Johnson (an easy-to-read workbook), and Analyzing Performance Problems by Robert Mager and Peter Pipe. Note references to books or articles within the blog posts themselves.

What do we mean by learner-centred e-learning?

The eLearning Nomad

According to Jonassen there are four distinct attributes of learner-centred effective e-learning courses: Context refers to the ‘real world’ scenario in which learners can carry out learning tasks as close to the real world as possible. The American Journal of Distance Education, 9 (2), 7-26.

Questions of the Week

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

My problem is I'm not sure how to get the lesson to stop playing while the student checks out the site. " eLearning Development: Can You Cite Research References? Could you provide the references for her research? Journal of Educational Psychology, 94, 428-434. Journal of Educational Psychology , 93, 187-198. Journal of Educational Psychology , 94, 156-163. Adobe Captivate: Can I Stop The Presentation From Continuing After a Web Link?

3 Steps to Graphic Record Your Next Vacation


The Problem: Growing up as a kid going on annual vacations I would always get those disposable cameras to capture the adventure. This Hawaiian visit I had a new idea where my plan was to record the trip in a journal, sketch out a plan and then draw the entire vacation into one graphic image.

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The evolution of personal learning environments

Origin Learning

A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. We look for solutions on YouTube, Wikipedia, blogs and such online resources when we encounter a problem. that a person uses at the individual level to build on his knowledge base.

Benefits of STEM Education and Publishing


To put it simply, STEM publishing refers to delivering STEM education through published textbooks, papers, and journals in an imaginative and educative manner. Ignite curiosity and maintain it – Critical thinking and Problem Solving.

The Next Big Thing: Big Data

The Performance Improvement Blog

Having data is not the problem; the problem is using it effectively and responsibly. Michael Hickins writes in CIO Journal that Aetna is using Big Data to predict which of its members is likely to develop cardiovascular disease. Everybody’s talking about “ Big Data ” these days.

Microlearning Tip: "Let Your Fingers Do the Talking" - Workshop Tip #216

Vignettes Learning

A big, fat reference for when you need to contact a plumber, salon, bank, and almost every service provider under the sun (with a landline number, of course). Answers and solutions to work issues and problems are just an SMS or a search bar away. References Ray Jimenez, PhD.

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Positive work environment and how it influences your work results

Your Training Edge

Instead of solving irrelevant problems, you can concentrate on major tasks and reach the highest level of personal performance. Author: Isabell Gaylord who writes at Boom Essays review and EssayHave review is good at journalism sphere and a lot of people find her articles helpful.

Change and inertia

Learning with e's

Indeed, the very first peer reviewed journal article I published, was entitled 'Managing technological change in nurse education'. It appeared in a British Computer Society journal in 1992. Innovation requires new actions and creative solutions to existing problems if it is to succeed.

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Head, hand and heart

Learning with e's

I recently read a thought provoking article in the RSA journal about how one English school is harnessing the power of dialogue to enhance learning. Reference Hyman, P. Royal Society of Arts Journal , 3: 26-31.

Show The Learner Visible Signs of Their Learning

Kapp Notes

The Zone of Proximal Development is the distance between the actual developmental level as determined by independent problem solving and the level of potential development as determined through problem solving under adult guidance, or in collaboration with more capable peers (Vygotsky, 1978).

Summer Reading 2016


The Accidental Trainer: A Reference Manual for the Small, Part-Time, or One-Person Training Department. 101 Prompts for a Writer’s Journal – Reflecting on the Identity of the Writer. The 27 Challenges Managers Face: Step-by-Step Solutions to (Nearly) All of Your Management Problems. Each year, I write the same basic post about why your brain needs a vacation and each year I fail to really take one myself.

7 Tech Tools & Skills Trainers Must Have


Educational technology research journals are now rife with the mandatory technology skills trainers should have. In this article, we’ll share with you a list composed by leading educational technology journals. Look around you and into any education journal you may find.

The Forgotten Learners: 7 Tips for Engaging Generation X Through L&D


They’re referred to as Latchkey Kids, Baby Busters, and the Slacker Generation. And with a couple decades’ experience under their belts now, they have the tools to tackle some meaty problems for your business. Generation Xers are great learners.

#3quotes from Bruner

Learning with e's

He says of the child who is learning: "Although from the earliest months of life, he is a natural problem solver in his own right, it is often the case that his efforts are assisted and fostered others who are more skilful than he is. 1990, p 34) References Bruner, J.

Taking your training online—will it affect learning?


Based on the learner’s response, the scenario might be resolved, or another problem could arise. References. British Journal of Educational Technology , 47(2), 248-256.

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

Google Search: ‘Professor’ Google is still the person I call on whenever I need a quick answer to a question or problem. Its easy and seamless interface makes jumping between news, blogs, journals, magazines and applications such as Flickr simple and straightforward.

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Spaced Retrieval, Retrieval Practice, and Knowledge Guru: What Research Tells Us

Knowledge Guru

Spaced Retrieval avoids two inherent problems with mass practice (learning all the information at once); the problems of learner fatigue and the likelihood of interference with preceding and succeeding learning. It’s a significant problem.” References cited. [1]

Exploring the Concept of “Self-Explanation Questions”

Kapp Notes

References. 2003) Transitioning from studying examples to solving problems: Effects of self-explanation prompts and fading worked out steps. Journal of Educational Psychology, 95(4), 774-783. One way to help ensure deeper understanding of content by learners is to drill into their thinking behind their multiple choice answers. This technique is called “self-explanation.”. In this technique, the learner is required to review a worked out step.

Definition: Metacognition

Kapp Notes

The ISPI's latest journal " Performance Improvement Quarterly" had an article titled "Students' Metacognition During an Engineering Design Project" which was a very interesting read and had a nice section on metacognition. References: Bourne,L.

How Medical Professionals Really Feel about the MOC Process


However, your problem is that hospitals and health plans that require the MOC for your credentialing, admitting privileges, and contracts have made dealing with it a necessary evil for you and many of your peers. Clinical references, as used in their practice.

Why Reflect? The Role of Reflection in the Learning Process

Vignettes Learning

The Importance of Journal Keeping Journaling is key to my reflection. So, I begin to suspect that journaling may have very little to do with writing and going back to your notes. Here are some advantages that I discovered about journaling. •

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SME-Dependent Content Is Broken - Tip #195

Vignettes Learning

The Problem with SME-Dependent Content Most formal learning is limited because of their very nature - that is, being produced by SMEs or the designers themselves. References The Library of Economics and Liberty/Al Ehrbar.

Deeper learning

Learning with e's

Other explanations of memory have focused on the functions of various types of memory, and such approaches are often referred to as multi-store theories. Instead of referring to different stores of memory, Craik and Lockhart proposed that there are different levels of information processing.

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