Escape to the sun

Good To Great

Good To Great In pursuit of excellence: my view on the world of learning and training Skip to content Home A bit about me ← Good e-learning: engaging, relevant and effective Learning about learning → Escape to the sun Posted on August 20, 2010 by Stephanie Dedhar | Leave a comment I’m off on my holidays for a week to enjoy some sunshine (hopefully), French food and the company of my lovely littlest sister in Salies-de-Béarn near Biarritz.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 06, 2007 eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems The eLearning Guild hosted a webinar this afternoon featuring the winners of The eLearning DemoFest which took place at the DevLearn Conference & Expo on November 7, 2007. Project Sun Microsytems Brandon Carson, instructional designer Project: New Hire Experience “Join the Network&# Sun has put a real focus on telecommuting -- many employees dont work in an office.

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Sun, Elite, and the future

Jay Cross

At the CLO Symposium, Karie Willyerd showed samples of how Sun Microsystems is preparing to greet the workforce of 2020. Sun is constructing a platform that makes the nuggets available; you can mine for them however you choose. Performance is what matters, not how you learned to perform. Sun and ILA are developing what I call learnscapes. Learnscapes are where and how modern work is performed – including workplace learning.

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The paradox of augmented reality

E-Learning Provocateur

In contrast, Sun Seeker lays the sun’s trajectory over the real background. Scott’s examples attest to the power of the medium in terms of visualisation, gamification and performance support – which are factors that make education in the workplace engaging and effective. Sydneysider Scott O’Brien is back in town after an extended stint in San Francisco.

Introducing Ed Performance Team: Chris Wallace, Ironman

Ed App

Triathlete Chris Wallace represents the epitome of high performance. At Ed App, we’re extremely proud to have him as our first Ed Performance Team Ambassador – someone who represents our ‘Driven to high performance in business’ ethos. Finally, there’s a marathon in the Hawaiian sun. Chris Wallace is part of Ed Performance Team. Performance Ironman

EdApp Performance Team: Ironman 70.3 Championships, Nice, France

Ed App

EdApp performance team athlete Chris Wallace shares his experience from the Ironman 70.3 No longer was I focussed on time, position, or performance or potential time losses, penalties or mechanicals. The ascent was breathtaking with incredible views of the French Riviera, but was very exposed to the sun, so I made sure to maintain a controlled effort and heart rate. At EdApp, we believe that better learning means better performance.

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Some people are expected to meet higher performance standards or sophisticated outcomes. You can appreciate where it’s coming from, but you really can’t blindly follow it and indiscriminately simplify everything under the sun.

Are You Ready for the Great Eclipse?


A wonderful accident has placed our moon at just the right distance from the Earth so that when it gets between the Sun and the Earth we perceive the moon as completely blocking out the Sun. In 1919, Sir Arthur Thomas Eddington performed an experiment during a total eclipse that provided the first test of Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. (It

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Today’s New Learning Strategy. Are You Ready?


With the evolving changes in the learning and performance marketplace, it is more challenging than ever to understand how all of the critical components align to ensure stability and meet the increasing demand for performance-driven results. . Bridging the learning gap between generations will ensure successful and obtainable performance outcomes. . Sun, 06/01/2014 - 22:19. Corporate Learning & Performance. Today’s New Learning Strategy. Are You Ready?

Why Video is a Must-Have for Your Mobile Learning Strategy

SHIFT eLearning

Artistic performances. These sites house videos on almost any topic under the sun and attract people with varied interests. YouTube videos are viewed 4 billion times every day. Vimeo videos are viewed a staggering 715 million times every month. And people do not throng these video-sharing sites just to gorge on funny cat videos. Biology and astronomy lessons. Recipes. DIY carpentry hacks. Movies. Political spoofs. Breaking news.

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Interested in Creating an Alternative Reality Games (ARG) for learning?

eLearning Cyclops

The elearning Guild's Learning Solutions e-magazine recently published an article by Brandon Carson, Dolly Joseph, and Enzo Silva tilted " ARGs Leverage Intelligence: Improving Performance through Collaborative Play. " It includes some great examples of ARGs and a case study of an ARG implemented by Sun Learning Services (Sun Microsystems).

19 Insider Secrets About Selecting An LMS

Spark Your Interest

Automated administration tasks such as course registration, Tracking learner progress and analyzing user data, Tracking certification and compliance, Create individual learning plans for users, Performance-based tasks, e.g. skill gap analysis, Course administration including a course catalog, and.

LearnTrends: Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations

Experiencing eLearning

technologies including a ‘Learning Exchange’ based on Sun technology, a virtual Technology Institute and other global immersive eLearning solutions including a virtual world collaboration environment. Performance support–business process guidance & JIT learning. Working with Sun for Thomson Reuters Social Learning Exchange (SLX). Public version from Sun: , site about the product here: SLX.

7 Tips To Create a Killer Onboarding Training Programs

Your Training Edge

This is because having a robust onboarding training program ensures that the new candidate is productive and has improved on-the-job performance. . You can enhance the candidate’s performance by simply asking the new employee what motivates them to work and what doesn’t.

How to be a learning mythbuster

Making Change

I like to use a flowchart to analyze performance problems. Expose myths to the sun. If there’s a performance problem, training must be the solution. “Wait, we can’t design the training that way, because Zeus will rain down fire as punishment!” ” You might not hear that particular myth, but I’ll bet you’ve heard many others. Here are the most popular myths I’ve heard from learning designers and their clients.

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Classical and Rigorous

Clark Quinn

We used to believe that the sun circled the earth, and that the world was flat. We continue to see practices like yearly reviews, micromanagement, incentives for limited performance metrics, and curtailed communication. A recent twitter spat led me to some reflections, and I thought I’d share.

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5 Sleep Habits of Highly Successful Leaders

Your Training Edge

So, by getting more light exposure in the morning, successful people help their brain switch into the alert mode, which improves focus and performance. This might seem difficult at the start, but you will thank yourself later when you see the improvements in your sleep and work performance. #5

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Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support. Learning Performance Business Talent Focus - eLearning Technology , July 15, 2009 Performance – Responsible for ensuring that behavior change occurs in a way that improves performance. Build a performance support system.

Ending the Vicious Cycle – Tips for Improving Focus in the Workplace


Experts agree that attempting to do more than one task at a time reduces the performance of each task. Taking a walk outside to soak up some sun rays and breathe fresh air can help improve focus. Staying focused at work is something most employees struggle with from time to time.

10 Free Safety Training Videos and Elearning Courses

Ed App

They can then perform their job functions safely and efficiently. Safety Training Elearning Course # 10 – Sun Safety – EdApp. Sun safety is something that doesn’t usually cross our minds on a daily basis unless we’re going on a beach trip.

Tips to Make Professional Training Videos at Home


They can teach the audience how to achieve a goal, provide tips on how to do something new, or instruct how to perform a specific task. It would be best to record it in the daylight, so choose the place where your face can be bright and enlightened by the sun.

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Course of the Week Highlight: It's Getting Hot in Here!


Rather, have you ever had a job that required you to perform labor in the sun, work directly with heat or fire, or be hands-on with temperature devices? Fortunately, if you answered “no” to any of these questions, OpenSesame has great courses that deal directly with sun and heat protection and practices to help increase your knowledge! This 45 minute course is fun and interactive with simulations and “experiments” for you to perform with just the click of your mouse.

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Time Is Money

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

This makes time-to-performance, the amount of time required to begin performing at target levels, a vital metric. At the end of the last century, Sun Microsystems was a high-flier in the workstation business. Sun was bringing 120 new salespeople a month to a one-week immersion course in Santa Clara. The new hires went through briefings on equipment, applications, competition, Sun, and more. Couldn’t Sun provide at least one more week of sales training?

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G-Cube Celebrates “Summer Fest”


Big smiling suns were pasted on walls to bring the summer indoors. Hidden talents came forward and we had some outstanding line up of performances which filled the day with roars of laughter and applause. With summer sneaking in on us & the mercury soaring outside, G-Cube was abuzz with colors and a splash of imagination on Friday, May 20th. Men and women walked around in printed summer clothes with flowers pinned in their hair, beach shirts, bermudas and hats.

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No Ugly Content Please: iPhone's Modality Learning Is Great, but It Will Not Work with "Ugly Looking" e-Learning Content

Vignettes Learning

Related post: Micro-Mobile Learning Using iPod Touch - Sun Mobile Learning Ray Jimenez, PhD [link] [link] "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" "Helping Learners Apply Learning" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.comI stumbled upon eQuixotic Blog and was impressed with Chris' quality and mission. Chris talks about Apple's July 11, 2008 release of Modality Learning View Steve Jobs' Keynote Address at WWDC 2008.

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3 reasons why your competitors are outshining you

Your Training Edge

While you don’t need to on every social media platform under the sun, you should definitely set up Facebook and Twitter. Just take a good hard look at how your company is performing, observe what the competition is doing right (see what they’re doing wrong), and you’ll definitely find success. In order to keep your business afloat, you need to fight tooth and nail.

Tips to Make Professional Training Videos at Home


They can teach the audience how to achieve a goal, provide tips on how to do something new, or instruct how to perform a specific task. It would be best to record it in the daylight, so choose the place where your face can be bright and enlightened by the sun.

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The Best of e-Learning in January 2015


Four Actions That Will Enhance Your Learning and Performance Ecosystem in 2015. Bill Brandon of Learning Solutions Magazine writes about developing and improving your organization’s learning and performance ecosystem. Cathy Moore explains how to stand up to clients and “expose myths to the sun” when they affect your ability to design training. Happy 2015… Let’s celebrate with our favorite 10 articles from January of this new year.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Leaves, tree, red ” by Peng Sun is licensed by Pixabay. There’s never been a better time to be an improviser — thinking on your feet, embracing change and staying positive — all characteristics shared with high performing teams as well.

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Contact Center: Talented Managers are Force-Multipliers


The sun does not have to shine on them every game. Ed Holinski is Senior Director, Solution Strategy and Development for Performance Development Group. Contact centers are trending toward super-agents who can engineer superior customer experiences. What kind of managers will be needed to support these agents? Modern contact centers require materially different managers with new and more important skills.

Technology Shifts Shine a Light on the Future of Learning


There are the industrial robots that perform specific tasks. Performance Support for All Activities. And referring to it as "performance support" seems to get a chuckle out of most people. But in this case the learning value comes in the form of data allowing you to make informed decisions about your activities or performance. As Tim Ferriss would say, "optimal performance". In business, think of the sun data as a business metric.

Game Implications

Clark Quinn

Gaming is an optimized performance environment, with all that entails. Sun’s games to introduce their business units), and what the job is like (e.g. It can also serve as a filter or aptitude test, where the better the individual performs, the better a candidate they’re likely to be. Eileen Clegg asked me some questions as part of a report she’s doing for the Future of Talent Institute.

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Importance of Mobile Learning for Training – Explained by Ryan Tracey


If we try to fly too close to the sun, our colleagues will be disappointed when our wings inevitably melt. From a pedagogical point of view, think less “training” and more “performance support” by putting content in a central location that can be accessed by any device in the moment of need. As part of our Mobile Learning for Corporate Training Series, we asked a number of key industry influencers to share their insights on the future of mobile.

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CAC Teams: Think e-Design

Kapp Notes

This student team consisted of Mary Beyer, Spring Taylor, Hong Sun, and Heather Gee. To reinforce security awareness and the performance-based objectives introduced in the Phase One online modules, the security personnel will enter Second Life for Phase Two. The modules will consist of performance-based objectives with a full assessment of the learner's change in behavior. __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide

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Gamification of Learning and Training

Kapp Notes

Sun Microsystems has conjured up two, Dawn of the Shadow Specters and Rise of the Shadow Specters, which take place in an alternate universe called Solaris, colonized by a race of people who happen to reflect the company’s values. Lots of interesting potential in gamification, could it be the next level of electronic performance support or a motivational ploy to pull learners into boring training or a way to modify and alter behaviors based on rewards.

Revolution in Workplace Learning

Clark Quinn

A expert on using technology to improve human performance, he is a sought-after presenter on eLearning 2.0 Clients include: Credit Suisse, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun, Symbol Technologies and many others Just wanted to announce that I'll be doing a full-day workshop in Cincinnati (actually in nearby Kentucky) for the Greater Cincinnati ASTD on July 15. I think this is going to be an interesting and fun workshop.

Sparks: Meet the Data-Driven Automation App for Learning Locker®

HT2 Labs

Communicating with people as they are actually engaging with your ‘stuff’ in a way that recognizes how they are engaging and performing and tailors the feedback and communication to that specific person? Providing performance support as and where people may need it? Communicating with people as they are actually engaging in your ‘something or other’ in a way that recognizes how they are engaging and performing and tailors the feedback and communication to that specific person.

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