The Benefits of Strategic Agility and Systematic Innovation


This can be a challenge which is why so many business websites, journals, blogs, etc. Business leaders, including Steve Denning, study and write on strategic agility and innovation frequently because these methods have proved useful time and time again.

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Clark Quinn

Following on my thoughts on writing yesterday, this was a topic that didn’t fit (the post got too long ;). If not the reading, they can interfere with the flow of my writing! One problem, of course, is that I don’t know what others know (and don’t).

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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. Which means you’re probably following other eLearning blogs, too.

The Importance of Implementing a Marcom Strategy for Continuing Education

Association eLearning

But, they can go elsewhere to obtain those credits, so based on who your members are and what they need, you have to come up with messaging that resonates with them giving them not just reasons to come to you, but solutions to their problems. What about your blog?

What I Learned from Dyslexia


I often got simple math problems wrong and was a terrible speller. At an early age, dad started challenging me and my five siblings with logic and math problems that were used to hire engineers for his telephony consulting firm. LearningToGo Blog

Blogging as a strategy to improve workplace performance?

Janet Clarey

Interesting article in Scientific American about research suggesting potential benefits of blogging for those coping with serious illness. Journaling as therapy isn’t new. And, it isn’t surprising that connecting with others and being part of a community (an added value of blogging) is healthful. blogging may prove a sound instructional strategy. I know I would rather write than take a one-time course about managing stress.

Summer Reading 2016


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. How To Write Your Memoirs-revised. 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. LearningToGo Blog authors book brain neuroscience reading vacation

The Burden to Have an Informed Opinion

Tom Spiglanin

Each referenced valid research but were, themselves, blog posts. Anybody can write their opinion. He was dismissing the act of blogging as simply a sharing of opinions that had no merit. Even journal articles aren’t necessarily credible sources of information today.

Design Considerations for Case Based Learning Opportunities

Adobe Captivate

Learners would then use instructional units as needed to help develop solutions to the problems presented in the case study. A decision maker who is wrestling with some question or problem that needs to be solved. A description of the problem’s context. Overview.

Is Your Training On the Trivial?

Allison Rossett

The research has shown that expertise derives from four types of knowledge: ill-structured problem solving , which is based on a rich understanding of how things work , and a mastery of problem-solving strategies which work within a specific context. What makes your MVP special is the ability to solve ill-structured problems. These are the problems which have something unique about them, whether it’s designing a new solution strategy, or envisioning a new skyscraper.

Is Your Training On the Trivial?

Allison Rossett

The research has shown that expertise derives from four types of knowledge: ill-structured problem solving , which is based on a rich understanding of how things work , and a mastery of problem-solving strategies which work within a specific context. What makes your MVP special is the ability to solve ill-structured problems. These are the problems which have something unique about them, whether it’s designing a new solution strategy, or envisioning a new skyscraper.

How Learning Technology Can Improve Performance Appraisals

Growth Engineering

The problem with annual performance appraisals is the ‘annual’ part! Why not introduce a journaling feature where employees can jot down notes about their own progress, struggles and achievements? Juliette's Blog Unleashing Superheroes Culture performance management

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.

Reflections on Two Decades and Three Degrees

Allison Rossett

Jolene writes: Summer 1989: Queens College, City University of New York. I struggle with those pesky word problems. Check out the class website, download the syllabus, access the online readings, post an introduction, and contribute to the blog.

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eLearning Development: It’s Easier When Slides Have Jobs


It’s a great feeling when all the needs-assessing, info-gathering, SME-wrangling, script-writing and other just-getting-ready details of a workplace learning program finally fall into place. Problem is, that equates to many decisions ahead. Uncategorized blog

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

This is a continuation from yesterday''s blog post on changing times and the survival of higher education. Around 2007 we started using blogs to support several of our student teacher groups that were geographically dispersed across the South of England.

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100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart : @aboutdotcom We help people answer questions, solve problems, learn something new and get inspired. Brain Pickings : @brainpickings This is the Brain Pickings bot – daily blog posts, automated. A philomath is a lover of learning.

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 Learning Curve and The Pivot Point

The Performance Improvement Blog

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. Keeping a learning journal.

Executive coaching: How do we know it works?

The Performance Improvement Blog

However, we don’t know any more about the impact of coaching then we did in 2008 when I wrote the blog post, “Coaching for Results.” Researchers Erik de Haan and Christiane Niess write in Training Journal : Coaching is an organisational intervention.

Why Reflect? The Role of Reflection in the Learning Process

Vignettes Learning

The Importance of Journal Keeping Journaling is key to my reflection. I write my thoughts in all sorts of places and sometimes, I forget where I wrote them. So, I begin to suspect that journaling may have very little to do with writing and going back to your notes.

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How to Make a Tutorial Video Step-by-Step ?? [With Examples]


Step 2: Write your script and practice it. The best way to do this is to research what problems people in your community face. 2 Write your script and practice it. In the first case, you will need to record your voice over before writing down the script.

Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

However, I think Clark didn’t do a very careful review of the literature before writing her post, and I don’t think that one study is enough for her to make such a broad claim dismissing games for learning. Journal of Educational Psychology, 104, 235-249. Think of help desk agents who are evaluated both on the quality of their service and how quickly they can solve problems; timed practice matches the learning outcomes.

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Gender in the Workplace Study

eLearning 24-7

Writing Style. The study is focused and written in a write to the point approach. Similar to the way I write my blog, sans the witty banter. The style is what is referred to as new journalism and is the way I always write (for those wondering). . I leveraged my background in Journalism, and followed that approach, including in the interviewing process.

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Online Course in 2018


A successful course always: – Solves problems for others. A good idea is to reuse your blog’s content. Monetizing your blog as an online course. Writing. Writing Goals and Objectives. – Have you solved a problem that you think others are struggling for?

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How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)


How to write a course? There is no one way to write a course. The good idea is to reuse your blog’s content. If people see that you are solving a significant problem for them and that they will learn new skills, they will want to buy your course. – Writing.

9 Ways to Increase Online Student Engagement

WBT Systems

A good introductory video could also serve as a promotional trailer, like this one from another Coursera MOOC, Modern & Contemporary American Poetry —a course we’ve discussed before on this blog because of its creative and effective instructional design. #2 Solving a problem. Writing a short essay or opinion piece. Reviewing what they’ve learned in notes or journaling. If you’ve taken a continuing education class, you’ve seen how students fade away over time.

That’s not my style: Learning preferences and instructional design

Obsidian Learning

In a recent blog post published by the New York Times , Anna North noted that the concept of “learning styles” is still prevalent among educators, even though there is little empirical research to support it. Journal of Education for Business, 85 (3), 145-152.

10 Success Factors for Online Learners


Learners should be able to communicate effectively through writing. They need to try to “show” with writing, instead of “telling”. Learners should be willing to speak up when problems arise or when conflicts are sensed in a discussion.

Learning Resolutions: Something Bold, Someone New, Something Borrowed, Someone True


That way, when you’re struggling to solve a problem or meet a challenge, you can go back to that swipe file and perhaps find seeds of ideas that you can build on and adapt to your situation. She holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University. My 2015 learning resolution?

TMI worries? Chill.

Janet Clarey

Ever had a stranger ask you about something you wrote about on your blog? Don’t YOU worry though, I’m not losing sleep over it and inevitably, I just say screw it and write on. I don’t seem to have a problem writing about anything that comes to mind - my kids, my husband, my own embarrassing moments, past jobs, friends, school, my extended family, moving house… you get the point. (In I probably couldn’t write like this at many other jobs.

10 Super Powers of the World’s Greatest Instructional Designer

SHIFT eLearning

They make time for reading—from studying the latest research in scholarly journals to checking out eLearning blogs and technology websites. Ability to Write Well. The ability to write well, they say, reflects the ability to think well. Great IDs, not surprisingly, are able to think and write way better than the others. That’s why people should seriously consider their writing abilities before they begin a career as an instructional designer.

Top 3 Collaboration Activities for your eLearning Course


Blogs or online journals that allow learners to reflect and comment on each other’s reflection. WebQuests, where teams are sent out for online scavenger hunts to find the solution to a problem.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

The Social Web is comprised of software that enables people to both read from, and write onto web spaces. The problem with this is that students may not always be as accurate or fastidious in their content generation as they could be, and may need guidance on the pathway they choose to take.

"Everyone remember where we parked."

Learning with e's

These are problems that would not have occurred without mobiles. Of course, what I write on my blog is not formally checked, a departure from publications in scientific journal which will normally be subject to two or more peer reviews.

In Defense of the Term “Gamification” as used by Learning Professionals

Kapp Notes

Recently, on one of my blog postings Design e-Learning Like a Game Developer: Provide Incentives for Good Work , I received a response related to the fact that “gamification” is the easy-way-out and that we need to be careful about extrinsic motivation, that I was not correct in my posting about the use of extrinsic motivation. I wanted to respond to the comment and, since I am not sure how many people read the comments on the blog, I’ve posted my response here.

Innovative practice

Learning with e's

They were writing up their project in their online journals when I spoke to them, reflecting on what they had learnt about ratios, distances and dimensions. They were also busy writing up their experiences and what they had learnt, to share with their teachers, friends and parents.