Seven Ways to Use the iPad for Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Lotus or MS Exchange? Can I run more than one program? The iPad is here. After all the hype, which it didn’t quite live up to, there was a lot of commentary web-wide on whether it’s suitable for elearning, or a specific type of learning. Here at Upside our camp is divided, there are iPad lovers and there are iPad baiters.

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How to Identify Truly Exceptional Talent

CLO Magazine

Unfortunately, most succession planning tools such as the nine box fail to differentiate the “A+” from the “A” or “B” player, and our learning programs assume wrongly that the truly brilliant should be singularly educated on leadership techniques versus technical, market or entrepreneurial skills.

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Uma Gopaldass Clears the Way for Intelligent Decision Making

Everwise

Gopaldass’s company, Leading Lotus , guides clients through their choices — picking apart their biases, fears, and interpretations of data to clear the way for intelligent and unbiased decision making. My first came when I was in an internship program in offshore oil drilling.

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What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

eLearning 24-7

Then: The usual content included Business Skills (I include Sales here – some folks have it as a separate category), Compliance, Software – usually Microsoft related, and some technical programming stuff depending on who you went to, Leadership Development, Health and Safety. So, if 10 pals take Lotus 1-2-3, you are in luck, it probably is still available for you. There may come a time, when you need content.

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True Pioneer: William C Norris

Learning Cafe

This was the birth of the PLATO (Programmed Logic for Automated Teaching Operations) system. PLATO Notes was among the world’s first online message boards, and years later became the direct progenitor of the well known early email system Lotus Notes.

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Is Attention Important in Learning?

The Learning Circuits

IBM also is looking at solutions to manage scheduling for the next version of Lotus Workplace, part of IBM's collection of software that rivals Office. But I don't think the scheduling tools that Microsoft and Lotus are building are it. A recent CNET article noted that the typical office worker is interrupted every three minutes by an e-mail, IM, phone call, etc. If you are working on something creative, it takes about 8 minutes for our brains to get into that state.

Online Learning in Education

eLearning 24-7

Popular ones included Lotus Notes, Blackboard and WebCT. 75% of institutions report that the economic downturn has increased the demand of online programs/courses (Sloan Consortium – survey based on 2,500 institutions). By 2015, Marketdata predicts that 37% of all post-secondary enrollments will be in online programs. Especially, when we are talking about online programs and courses. In 1993, Jones International made its debut on the internet.

30 years of personal computing

Clive on Learning

Launch of Visicalc, the first spreadsheet program. 1995: IBM buys Lotus. The latest edition of Personal Computer World (PCW) magazine includes an interesting review of the key events and changes that have occurred in the thirty years since its first publication. Here's a quick summary of what PCW has reported over this period (bear in mind that PCW is a UK magazine and its focus is heavily PC): 1978: Launch of Commodore Pet, with 9" monitor and 16K RAM.

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Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

By contrast, instructional designers are accustomed to building new programs from the ground up, like architects who begin by chopping down trees and leveling contours so they can plan from a blank sheet of paper. IBM’s Social Media Program 343.

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Out with the old LMS in with the new: Part I

eLearning 24-7

In Lotus Notes and Outlook you can track the email, to verify they opened it and it got there. Better yet, there are programs out there that will hide the tracking, so the moment someone opens it you know. The plug-ins are available in every type of email program out there, including Outlook.

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