Learning at the Great Oasis

Innovative Learning Group

A Learning Oasis. To the extent possible, time spent learning should be an oasis for employees to immerse themselves in an environment that reduces stress and helps focus their energy. The post Learning at the Great Oasis first appeared on ILG. Relevant, Meaningful Content Creates Great Learning Experiences.

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Webinar: 2 eLearning Features in Camtasia You Didn’t Know About

eLearning Brothers

Like a hidden oasis in a desert landscape, Camtasia Studio from TechSmith is a gem of a tool for the eLearning world. Not only is it an amazing video tool that allows for quick screen capture and easy timeline editing, but it also has hotspots to jump to specific points (allowing for things like branched progression) in the video timeline and a quizzing tool. In this webinar, Ryan from Techsmith goes over these features in detail.

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The Top 5 Sights and Sounds at ATD International 2016


While the conference itself provided an oasis for all things learning, the Inkling booth was truly a #knowledgeparadise. The annual ATD International Conference boasts one of the largest gatherings for folks in learning and development, human resources, talent acquisition, and the like. This year, held in the Mile-High City, did not disappoint. Attendees from all over the world were able to choose from numerous speaking sessions, visit exhibitor booths, and network with partners and peers.

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User Assistance: Standard Gauge

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The  Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards , OASIS, approved the DITA standard in 2005, and although its adoption is growing, it is still nowhere near widespread in technical communication. by Tony Self    It doesn't quite sound believable, but it's true. In 21st Century Australia, there isn't a standard national rail gauge. Gauge is the gap between railway tracks.)

E-Learning is Becoming More Social: Here’s How it’s Happening


In Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel “Ready Player One”, he describes entire virtual schools rendered in a virtual environment, the Oasis. In “Ready Player One”, the users of the Oasis are galvanized to compete in a competition to find keys and unlock doors. In March of 1999, the movie “The Matrix” was released. In addition to revolutionizing the way cinema was made, as with most sci-fi movies, it introduced new concepts of where technology could eventually take us.

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12 movies to see at least once in a lifetime


The virtual reality of OASIS is the only refuge for its inhabitants, and one day its creator James Halliday dies and announces a contest within OASIS: whoever wins it will receive his inheritance. Ranking the best movies is stimulating but often difficult.

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Open access STM publishing can work for both sides


This is the most sustainable method for funding open access OASIS reported. According to OASIS, the method that has worked best, especially in the medical field, has been ad supported access. Medical journals like MedKnow and the British Medical Journal support open access in their online form via the sales of hard copies of the journal itself to libraries and other public institutions, OASIS reported. Open access STM publishing can work for both sides.

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6 Common Challenges Faced By Small and Medium Publishers


In an era where continuous information bombardment has become the order of the day, books serve as a tiny oasis of knowledge, enigma, and depth.

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Advice from the Donnellys: People might like us

Rustici Software

It makes our day when we hear that “talking to you folks at Rustici about SCORM is like reaching an oasis in the desert” and “you guys definitely set a good example for what support should be.” While we are not one to toot our own horn, we do support pretty well here. We’re humbled by the kind words our customers share with us on a surprisingly regular basis.

How to Appear Both Dazzling and Creative Even If Youre Not

Training Industry

It’s also an oasis of intellectual calm in the sea of modern disruptive lifestyles. I once found myself spending a long, slow, lazy afternoon eating tortilla chips and salsa and talking with Cormac McCarthy. If you are a movie watcher or reader, you may know the name; Cormac is the man behind movie classics such as “No Country for Old Men,” and he is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Road.”

Reflections on Two Decades and Three Degrees

Allison Rossett

I found an oasis and I drink up. Jolie Kennedy is my guest blogger. I think you will enjoy her take on her learning experiences. Jolene writes: Summer 1989: Queens College, City University of New York. Madonna’s Like a Prayer blares on my headphones. It’s my first semester and I’m low man on the totem pole. I get classes no one wants… statistics and ethics. College sucks! Stats class is a bust. I struggle with those pesky word problems. I don’t get them and the teacher doesn’t care.

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The Top 7 Gifts For An eLearning Professional: Our Christmas Wish List


Try the BÖHM Wireless Bluetooth Headphones to totally block out any background noise, creating a pleasant oasis for any eLearner to immerse themselves in the world of learning. “What gift can you get for the eLearning professional who has everything?”. This is a valid question, right? Well, fret no more, we are here to assist you with your every whim and take the hassle out of eLearning Christmas shopping for good. From the experienced eLearner to the content uploader, we have you sorted.

Informal learning hot list for February 2009

Jay Cross

The myth of the concentration oasis. Wouldn’t it be cool to let the wisdom of your crowd suggest things on the net that merit your attention? It beats threshing a barrage of chaff to locate the kernels of information you want. It’s a time-saver, time is money, and most of us could use more of it. Enter smart aggregation. The Informal Learning Flow aggregator is beginning to take social signals into account.

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Chief Learning Officer Names Best Companies for Workforce Development

CLO Magazine

Oasis Outsourcing Inc. AT&T tops the list of companies recognized as the 2013 LearningElite at a gala dinner at the Spring Chief Learning Officer Symposium in Austin, Texas. AT&T walked away with the honor as the best company for employee learning and development at Sunday night’s LearningElite Gala, Chief Learning Officer magazine’s annual recognition of leading companies for learning and development.

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Learning Experience : the best workplace environment you need

Learning Wire

It is indeed not a space for working, but rather a place for recharging your batteries during the day – an oasis of peace. From the age of 25 until 65 (for the lucky ones), this is the place where we will traditionally spend around 80% of our awake time. This is where we will learn, accomplish and mature the most, this is where who we are will be formed. And yet, this is probably the place that feels the least like home, the least like we belong in it. Take a good look at your office.

ATD17 Post Review: Rants & Raves Edition

eLearning 24-7

In that case, my Kindle Oasis is mobile-first too. Atlanta. Home of Coca-Cola. The Braves (wait they moved to Cobb County). Excellent cuisine. Humidity. An amazing airport. Did I mention the humidity? Oh, and of the course, this year’s ATD 2017 Conference. We are changing some things up this year, for the post-review. A wonderful new name – Rants and Raves Edition (h/t Pam). How different you may inquire? Glad you asked. Here’s how. Mini Takeaways on several products.

Chief Learning Officer Unveils Top Companies for Workforce Development

CLO Magazine

Oasis Outsourcing Inc. Austin, Texas, March 18, 2013 — Chief Learning Officer magazine (CLO) recognized 52 organizations as learning and development leaders Sunday night at the 2013 LearningElite Gala hosted by the magazine at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas. During the special event sponsored by Bellevue University, getAbstract and Procter & Gamble, six organizations also were singled out for their achievements with Editor’s Choice Awards.

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So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

The myth of the concentration oasis - Mind Hacks , February 11, 2009. The top posts from sources selected for Informal Learning Flow in the first six months of 2009: Work on Stuff that Matters: First Principles - OReilly Radar , January 11, 2009. 50 Essential Strategies For Creating A Successful Web 2.0 Product - Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 Blog , January 26, 2009. How to Revise an Email So That People Will Read It - HarvardBusiness.org , April 14, 2009.

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48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read


Other readers have called it “an oasis of engagement ideas and tools”, “a must-have reference guide for new virtual trainers”, and “like a cookbook for the online trainer”. I might be biased, but being part of the learning and development community is not only fascinating but rewarding. As a multidisciplinary field that spans the entire employee lifecycle (from recruitment to retirement), it often feels like you’re wearing more hats than you even own.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

This sort of work is already happening with groups like the DITA for Learning sub-committe out of the OASIS group. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, January 07, 2008 The Value of Instructional Designers Ive been having on ongoing conversation with other instructional designers as to whether or not we need to have the technical skill sets to actually build the courses we design.

Virtual Reality and Micro Learning: Ready. Set. Engage. - Tip #145

Vignettes Learning

In this story, people escape the harsh reality of the real world by entering into a virtual reality (VR) platform called OASIS. Steven Spielberg just released the trailer for the highly anticipated movie “ Ready Player One.” This movie is an adaptation of the same titled Ernest Cline’s virtual reality thriller novel and is set in the year 2044.