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Experience is the New Learning

Origin Learning

Experience is the new medium of connecting and learning! Exposure to concerts has two outcomes: people are encouraged to listen and the learning quotient is aroused! Origin Learning Solutions has taken the next leap. Are you interested in exploring the VR dimension in learning?

The Learning Side of Sears

CLO Magazine

Nguyen is the vice president of learning and performance at Sears Holdings Corp. – Over the years, he’s learned that when companies are in a state of transition, that’s often the most opportune time to do innovative work. The platform honors all of these learning experiences.

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Podcast: Chad Bellin – Getting Started in Augmented and Virtual Reality


Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Chad has had the opportunity to work for some amazing startups as well as with larger companies like Mitel, Rockwell Automation, and IBM. You can learn more about Chad and his company at these links:

Your Brain on Learning

CLO Magazine

When the brain learns, it acquires information through a person’s various senses, and this information travels along the synapses to the short-term memory. But only in roughly the past decade have conversations on how the brain learns appeared in talent management circles.

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Corporate Online Courses and NanoDegrees: Pluses & Minuses

The Peformance Improvement

Starbuck’s is providing its employees with the opportunity to earn a degree (at considerable expense to the company) by taking online courses from Arizona State University. Organizational Learning Post-Secondary Education Teamwork Training AT&T Cloudera Google Starbucks Udacity

Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology

Visual Lounge

While the technology itself isn’t new, the discussion about how these technologies can improve teaching and learning has taken on a new urgency. The intersection between teaching, learning and technology. Steve Salik is the Director of Learning Technology for the W.

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How to Cultivate Accidental Genius

CLO Magazine

He will be speaking at the fall CLO Symposium+ in Scottsdale, Arizona, on Monday, Sept. Homepage Top Story - Right Column Strategy discoveries learning moments serendipityCompanies looking for the secrets to innovation may want to time-travel to London of 1928.

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When Opportunity Knocks

CLO Magazine

One day when she was living in Yuma, Arizona, Carra Simmons heard a knock at her door. But the more she learned about that proposition — an offer to become a State Farm agent — she was intrigued. As she stepped into management roles, she was able to see learning more broadly.

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Future of Education 2020 Summit

Jay Cross

Big data can help Arizona State University refine their algebra course to near perfection, but unless they go off campus to look at the world of work, no data will tell them whether algebra is worth studying at all. (I Arizona State has put an entire first year curriculum on line.

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] November 28-December 1, 2011 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Multimedia Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Clayton R.

Learn by Doing: Get Faster Every Lap

Marcia Conner

What brings people out, time and again, is the simple demonstration that “he who learns fastest wins, but winning once does not guarantee winning again.” They exemplify the difference between learning by watching, learning by miming, and learning by doing.

Wal-Mart Jumps Firmly Onto the Employee Education Investment Bandwagon

CLO Magazine

Wal-Mart associates can now earn their high school diploma and a career certificate at no personal cost with the help of a new partnership between the company and Cengage Learning, an educational content, technology and services company.

Dispelling the LMS Myth

eLearning 24-7

He was recognized throughout the e-learning and learning communities. I live it, perhaps too much, yet the other day I came across a learning blog informing its readers that in order for the LMS to survive: Must become modular. Social learning – in many cases it is a more robust than your standard chat, discussion, etc. Advertising and Politics are leaders of perpetuating myths to their audiences (and no, I’m not talking about e-learning or learning).

Arizona News Media discovers New frontiers of web in classrooms

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

There may actually be something to this whole blogging, wiki, podcasting thing ;-) UPDATE: 2/14 Oh and looky here.apparently, according to this newspaper article iPods have become a big part of distance learning. This always cracks me up. Way to stay on top of the new trends guys. Wow, thanks Star-Telegram. You've certainly scooped your peers on this one

Why Humble CEOs do Better (and How You Can Train for Humility at Work)


According to a 2014 study by Arizona State University, humble CEOs kept satisfied managers who reported feeling more engaged, more confident, and more motivated to collaborate than those who worked for less humble CEOs. A humble person can see the strengths in others and learn how to harness them for the greater good. Developing Leaders Learning and Development The Millennial Workforce ceo humble humility leadership leadership development

Observe the Supreme Court, Become President, Negotiate Peace with Online Games

Kapp Notes

Backed by the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and Georgetown University, the Our Courts project is designed to teach middle students. with many mini-games that students can play to learn more about the law.

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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.

Live from C3 - Day 1 Wrap Up


After all, it was time to rally for the afternoon of Litmos and learning thought leaders! They both shared research on where we are as a learning industry that was both comforting and shocking. What a day! And, it's really not even over yet, as I write this at 6:30PM.

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Training Grants for Businesses By State


Upon entering the professional world, everyone learns the same lesson—education doesn’t stop after school. Learning is a life-long pursuit and often so much of our professional skills are shaped on the job, as opposed to in a classroom. Arizona. Arizona Commerce Authority.

The Ceiling Effect: How the Height of Your Ceiling Affects Brain Performance


I’ve written previously about the influence of other disciplines on the science of learning, such as looking at desire paths , an architectural concept, to help design effective informal learning experiences. Applying the Ceiling Effect to Learning.

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How to Give Gen Y the Learning They Want

CLO Magazine

Susan Cantrell, a research fellow at the Accenture Institute for High Performance, said the study underscores a potential discrepancy between the expectations of both new graduates and employers in terms of learning and development. We give them meaningful projects where they are continuously learning. We feel that Gen Y employees will learn faster and be more productive quicker if they do more on-the-job training.”

CLO Symposium Plus: Are You Ready for the Talent Economy?

CLO Magazine

At the fall 2016 CLO Symposium Plus, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine and held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, learning as an influential partner in talent management wasn’t just an idea, we saw it on the ground. Eric Weiner.

Persistance of Memory – A Veteran’s Day Remembrance


I was teaching a virtual class early in the morning from my home in Rio Verde, Arizona. When I learned that a plane had crashed into the buildings, my first thought was that “some idiot” had made a terrible, tragic mistake. Salvador Dali, The Persistence of Memory.

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The Most Popular Blog Posts for 2016


The act of reflection is a major learning theme for me this year and reviewing the year's blog posts is a great reflection exercise. How to Improve Learning Retention by Over 300% - Hint: Don't Bore Me!

Brittany's Summer Learning Playlist


I’m an Arizona girl who made the move the the Pacific Northwest, so I’ve been counting down the days until I can put away my jackets and raincoats and pull out the sandals and sunscreen.I I’ve also been looking forward to Summer because it’s a great time to break away from routine and learn something new. I have been bookmarking interesting new courses from OpenSesame and made my own “Summer Learning Playlist”. Got any summer plans or learning goals of your own?

How eLearning works in the medical industry


Such laws can vary by country and specialty (with Arizona, for example, requiring an average of 40 hours of CME every two years, while some countries demand frequent re-certification for doctors and nurses to maintain their licenses). Interested in learning more?

3 Brilliant Leadership Lessons from the Best Coach in College Football


Cain’s participation in the game was crucial; however, Dabo did not let that affect the decision to do what was right. “Deon Cain is supposed to be back tomorrow when classes start, but he won’t be with us, in Arizona for the title game, he’s got to grow up,” Swinney said. Learn from Dabo; as a coach, a leader and a man of character and conviction. It was 2008, and Clemson football was in a precarious position.

The Back Channel and the Rule of Threes

Jay Cross

Says Dave… I am a huge proponent of backchannel learning. The backchannel is an excellent resource for learning from a conference or event that you are unable to attend in-person. The return visit rekindled my enthusiasm for what we’d learned and done in Sedona.

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My Twitter hero

E-Learning Provocateur

The article stated: One customer, Jennifer Hellum, sought customer service after the glass top on her Pottery Barn table shattered in the extreme Arizona heat last summer. I could draw a parallel to e-learning and bang on about maintaining consistency over multiple modes of delivery, but I figure that’s a no brainer so I won’t waste your time. Several weeks ago, I deposited a cheque for £122 into my local bank account, but it was paid in as $122.

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.

The Persistence of Memory


I was teaching a virtual class early in the morning from my home in Rio Verde, Arizona. When I learned that a plane had crashed into the buildings, my first thought was that “some idiot” had made a terrible, tragic mistake. Salvador Dali, The Persistence of Memory.

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The Designer’s Toolbox

Jay Cross

Most of the three dozen people convened by the irrepressible Aaron Silvers for a recent retreat in Sedona, Arizona, would say they’re designers, but not instructional designers.

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Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist at Google, Inc., as the guest in their latest edition of “Crystal Balling with Learnnovators” – a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of learning. In this exclusive interview with Learnnovators, Jaime Casap shares his insights on the role of technology in today’s learning and education. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere.

eLearning Conferences 2012


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 !

Neuroscience In Corporate Training: All Hype Or Practical Applications?


I recently had the chance to talk with Katelijn Nijsmans, co-founder of The Tipping Point, a learning consulting firm based in Belgium. More specifically, one specialty of neuroscience, educational neuroscience, provides us with a goldmine of insights in how our brain learns at work.

3 Topics for Medical Society Execs to Watch

Web Courseworks

We turn to the American Association of Medical Society Executives to learn from leaders in this space and hear their experiences adopting to change. The medical society and association landscape is ever-changing.

Excellence in Content

CLO Magazine

Learning in Practice Awards 2016. Recognizes vendors that have created superior customized and/or off-the-shelf learning content. Learning Delivery LIP 2016 Providers Learning In Practice Awards