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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. Sun added a lot of page-level restrictions.

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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. Sun and ILA are developing what I call learnscapes.

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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. 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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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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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).

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.

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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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.

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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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. Couldn’t Sun provide at least one more week of sales training?

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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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

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.

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"

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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.

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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Uncertainty is the key to unlocking opportunity

CLO Magazine

zooming down a sun-drenched Hawaii highway behind the wheel of a cherry red Ferrari 308 GTS after another successful caper with your best buds T.C. Long-lasting performance is driven by the laborious process of wrestling with a problem and not taking the easy way out.

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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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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.

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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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. . Sun, 06/01/2014 - 22:19.

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.

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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.

Learning Pool’s top hints and tips for making your face-to-face event virtual in a few weeks or less

Learning Pool

Not only is this a great opportunity to ensure everyone’s following the same agenda but, if you have people broadcasting remotely, you’ll get an idea of how well each presenter’s home broadband performs and whether their remote environment works (i.e.

You Can Do Anything

Marcia Conner

I said, “I couldn’t walk through the sun unassisted.” Walking through the sun, however, still eludes me. Image: CC image by ThomasHawk, Beach Performances ]. “How many of you were told when you were young that you could grow up to be anything you set your mind on?” ” A professor-friend recently opened his graduate management course with this question. Fewer than half the people in the room raised a hand.

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4 Unexpected Habits That Improve Memory


We all know that keeping a list is a great tool to help remember which groceries we need, but what about ways to permanently increase the brain’s performance? Twenty minutes of full-body sun exposure can provide an entire day’s worth of vitamin D.

Embodiment Online


We had been using Zoom for meetings for a far-flung Board and Staff, and the Global Water Dances program, a bi-annual global event, had been exploring a variety of live-streaming tools for the 2013-2015-2017-2019 performances. We have learned to be aware of back-lighting, clothing colors, and lighting, including where the sun might be. Image courtesy of The Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies.

5 Reasons It’s Time to Rethink Your Website Optimization Plan

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

AMP is an initiative by Google to improve the overall performance of the mobile web. It reduces the initial page weight, limits system resource usage, and reduces the initial page load time; all of which have a positive impact on the performance of your site. Secondly, your audience could be accessing your site using just about any device under the sun, so there’s no set pixel height that can be defined as ‘above the fold’. Performance optimization cannot be a quick-fix.

The #Blimage Challenge

Charles Jennings

My first thoughts were ‘am I looking at a tunnel or the sun? Is the tree heading down a rabbit-hole with its branches reaching into the long bright tunnel (or even along a yellow brick road) or are its branches holding the sun in its yellow sky? Having the full, unambiguous, context-critical picture is essential for effective the learning which will lead to high performance. For a bit of fun this afternoon my colleague Jane Hart set a few of us a #Blimage challenge.

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