What Buying a Bicycle Would Look Like if We Applied a Typical LMS Selection Strategy

Absorb LMS

Consider a fixed-gear track bike without brakes. When making any significant purchase it’s normal to go through a thoughtful consideration of your options. For example, there’s more to choosing the bicycle that’s right for you than having two wheels that spin.

Future of Education 2020 Summit

Jay Cross

Most people probably missed this because next up was a hip-hop singer who claimed to be a customer of the LMS (he lists his tracks there).

The Disconnect As I See It – #LT10UK

Upside Learning

His argument is primarily against the LMS systems which help us feel in control of providing & measuring access, completions, reporting, tracking, but not learning. Learning Technologies 2010 was a great learning experience.

Podium 184

7 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Digital Era

CLO Magazine

While conventional team meetings can’t be avoided for important and time-sensitive topics, they can still be creative and productive: Share the podium so it’s not a one-way conversation. Digital transformation is an urgent imperative.

Keeping Video Learners Engaged

ATD Learning Technologies

While the person behind the podium speaks, the camera will cut after about five seconds to a journalist writing in her notebook for five seconds and then cut back to the speaker.

How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

Visual Lounge

Instead of recording hour-long lectures at the podium, encourage faculty to create shorter video lessons (around 10 minutes each, or less, according to a study from MIT and University of Rochester ) for quality online courses.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

When I do find interesting tools I will keep track of them using my Delicious account. April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter.

My elements of style

Jay Cross

They didn’t have a curtain but that better conveys what was going on than my telling you I was whisked up to a veneer portable podium. I have a good track record at describing the future. Caveat lector.

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: You say, “Things have to change…too much e-learning is on the wrong track.” I can’t thank these organizations enough for their encouragement and for giving me the privilege to stand at the podium. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W. ALLEN (CEO and Chairman, Allen Interactions Inc.).