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  • PARADISO  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017
    [Providers] Thank You For Attending Our Webinar on How to Use AR/VR in Corporate Training
    We hope we were able to provide you with more clarity on the amazing, up and coming technologies Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality and their applications in corporate training. While originally developed for entertainment purposes, these groundbreaking new technologies are now being actively used in corporate training, with more and more organizations accepting the benefits that they provide. >>Get
  • PARADISO  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Providers] Thank You For Attending Our Webinar on How to Use AR/VR in Corporate Training
    We hope we were able to provide you with more clarity on the amazing, up and coming technologies Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality and their applications in corporate training. While originally developed for entertainment purposes, these groundbreaking new technologies are now being actively used in corporate training, with more and more organizations accepting the benefits that they provide. >>Get
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
    [Providers] Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 2
    Basically, Amazon sells your e-book and provides you with a slice of the pie. In Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 1 I shared with you my insights into old school publishers and literary agents. Assuming you have received your rejections – or more likely, no replies at all – you will now be ready to stick it up their proverbials and self publish.
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
    [Providers] Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 2
    Basically, Amazon sells your e-book and provides you with a slice of the pie. In Tips & tricks for self publishers – Part 1 I shared with you my insights into old school publishers and literary agents. Assuming you have received your rejections – or more likely, no replies at all – you will now be ready to stick it up their proverbials and self publish.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013
    [Providers] What do Teleworkers Need as Learners?
    Many organizations are migrating to hotel cubicles for employees on days they are at the office rather than provide a desk space for every staff member. • Engagement and collaboration: What are the best ways to engage our teleworkers and provide real-time and ongoing collaboration processes with a distributed workforce? How do organizations provide agile, flexible, low-cost and secure connections for teleworkers while protecting intellectual property and corporate security?
  • WILL AT WORK LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2010
    [Providers] Learning Styles Reviewed by Association for Psychological Science AND FOUND WANTING.
    As the authors of the review say themselves: Although we have argued that the extant data do not provide support for the learning-styles hypothesis, it should be emphasized that we do not claim that the same kind of instruction is most useful in all contexts and with all learners. Both provide wisdom about how to think about research and how to avoid being fooled.
  • E-LEARNING UNCOVERED  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016
    [Providers] Four Tips for Winning a DemoFest Award + 2016 Learning Solutions Recap
    You have to pick the slides that are going to the most inspiring to others and provide the best wow-factor. With both of my award-winning courses, I let the attendees explore my examples on their own on an iPad, while I provided the explanation on the sidelines. March is always and exciting and busy month for us here at Artisan E-Learning and E-Learning Uncovered.
  • SHIFT ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
    [Providers] The Mobile Workforce – Everything You Need To Know in 5 Infographics
    The following infographics provide some guidance to help you understand thoroughly the needs, demands and attitudes of this evolving workforce, and put your own strategy into perspective. It''s no secret that our portable devices have changed the way we work, live and learn. They still are changing things, whether we like it or not. Mobile isn''t a trend, it''s a new reality, and those that plan for it will reap the rewards.
  • JANE HART  |  SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2011
    [Providers] The future of L&D department debate continues
    Recognising that traditional training, whether face to face or enhanced by the wonderful range of new tools, is only a constituent part of the learning spectrum – albeit one that enhances what can be done purely by social interaction for certain aspects – provides a way back for L&D to where it should be – at the centre of business strategy and performance improvement. Tweet. The EPIC Social Learning debate (which I spoke about yesterday ) continues.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017
    [Providers] 3 Best Features of iSpring Suite that Help Put Theory to Practice
    Often, firms provide good training to their people, and the learners understand the subjects taught effectively. The answer – organizations primarily provide theoretical inputs to staff members, but seldom enable them to use this information at work. A nuclear safety technician attends a workshop where he is provided a list of steps to be followed in case of a reactor meltdown. Jim is the training manager of a large manufacturing company.
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017
    [Providers] 8 Live Event Ideas To Boost Learner Participation In Online Training
    You should also provide them the general topic and guidelines. Are your corporate learners actively engaging with your online training course or are they watching from the sidelines? In this article, we’ll share 8 Live event ideas that can help you boost learner participation in online training. . 8 Live Event Ideas That Can Help You Boost Learner Participation In Online Training.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017
    [Providers] How to Increase Employee Retention With E-Learning
    If your company keeps providing the platform to learn and apply new skills, then it maintains the excitement of working among employees. Joining a new company can be a daunting task for many. There are new things to learn, new people to meet and new business processes to grasp. It takes approximately 6 months for a new hire to be groomed into the ways of the new company and actually start being productive.
  • PULSELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017
    [Providers] Build a Learning and Development Strategy
    Pulse Learning is an award-winning global learning provider experienced in learning consultancy and developing engaging and innovative custom eLearning and blended learning solutions. In this article, Pulse Learning discusses five tips for building your 2017 Learning and Development strategy.
  • EXPERIENCING ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016
    [Providers] 35+ ID & Elearning Blogs
    They also provide curated content each week, a great way to find some new articles or authors you might otherwise have missed. One way I stay connected with the community and what’s happening in the field is by reading blogs by instructional designers, elearning professionals, and educators. I use Feedly for my RSS reader, but you can use other readers or subscribe via email. If you don’t want to subscribe to all these blogs individually, check out eLearning Learning.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 2017
    [Providers] Tsunami of Choices
    We all become overwhelmed with these choices and often then gravitate to the best known brand or make some other criteria that will provide the consumer with a method to make their purchase. But our presentation of our products can provide the differentiation that will allow for us to stand out. Trader Joe’s, a grocery store, long ago determined that they could provide high quality private label products to their consumers. I recently was in the grocery store.
  • YOUR TRAINING EDGE  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 2017
    [Providers] Tsunami of Choices
    We all become overwhelmed with these choices and often then gravitate to the best known brand or make some other criteria that will provide the consumer with a method to make their purchase. But our presentation of our products can provide the differentiation that will allow for us to stand out. Trader Joe’s, a grocery store, long ago determined that they could provide high quality private label products to their consumers. I recently was in the grocery store.
  • OPENSESAME  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017
    [Providers] The Microlearning Trend: Why it is Time to Invest
    OpenSesame strives to sell courses that are engaging and interactive in order to ensure that the buyers have been provided with real value. This strategy provides the learner the opportunity to apply the new knowledge in a more personal way, which will increase retention of the information. A phone call, an incoming email, a trending new video, a work emergency. Today, our attention spans are dwindling as we are pulled in various directions.
  • INSYNC TRAINING  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017
    [Providers] Getting Started with Scenario-Based Learning
    Thanks to technology, the virtual classroom provides a viable option for effective, impactful learning. Training Magazine Network Session Recap. Instructional designers, facilitators, and learners have a huge number of instructional techniques and strategies available to them. For example, the traditional face-to-face classroom no longer serves as the go-to learning environment for effective training.
  • ATD LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
    [Providers] Technology Helps Put the Power of Learning in the Employees' Hands
    The L&D design team was working on the company’s learning strategy and had found six trends affecting our approach to learning: The employee base was already at 51 percent Millennials, and creeping upward steadily, bringing new expectations to company-provided development opportunities. Fuse Interactive to provide Hilti specific collaboration and knowledge sharing from internal experts as well as participants.
  • MATRIX  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2017
    [Providers] How the use of mobile devices in training saves the trees
    In a time when corporate social responsibility is as important to an organization’s image as the quality of the products and services it provides, it is unwise and counter intuitive to stick to a paper-based information transfer. You know that wonderful feeling you get when you feel the crisp smell of a new book while turning the pages, all tucked in a comfortable armchair with a big cup of hot cocoa while the rain keeps pouring outside?
  • ADOBE CAPTIVATE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [Providers] Why Adopt Microlearning – 15 Questions Answered
    This way, you can ensure that the reinforcement provided in the form of Microlearning helps learners retain the learning you offered them through the formal training. They can be used to provide both formal training as well as Performance Support or informal training. Besides, microlearning empowers learners in the following ways: It provides them with the flexibility to learn on any device, whenever they want to.
  • ADOBE CAPTIVATE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Providers] Background Music in eLearning & Copyright
    I’m not a copyright lawyer (and I don’t play one on TV), however, I have had more than one copyright lawyer in my Captivate, Storyline, and Camtasia classes over the years who have agreed that it is “perfectly fine to use copyrighted music in your projects, provided the lesson you create is meant for educational purposes and that you do not use more than 10% of the copyrighted works or 30 seconds, whichever comes first.” by Kevin Siegel, COTP.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014
    [Providers] LMS for Real Estate Associations and Schools
    State associations and education providers around the country are scrambling to coordinate seminars and workshops to educate real estate professionals on everything from fair housing laws to real estate taxation. The Knowledge Direct LMS for Real Estate… • Provides a fast, simple system for creating and promoting continuing education credits and certifications.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014
    [Providers] LMS for Real Estate Associations and Schools
    State associations and education providers around the country are scrambling to coordinate seminars and workshops to educate real estate professionals on everything from fair housing laws to real estate taxation. The Knowledge Direct LMS for Real Estate… • Provides a fast, simple system for creating and promoting continuing education credits and certifications.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2009
    [Providers] The Power of X – Experiential Learning in Today’s World
    Smart organisations look to exploit the fact that most learning comes through these four channels (experience, practice, conversation and reflection) by ensuring that managers create the right environments and provide learning opportunities for their team members on an ongoing basis in the workplace. Ensure Projects Provide Learning : Ensure each currently assigned project or assignment is a learning experience for employees.
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2009
    [Providers] Analyse This
    Big Dog & Little Dog provide an excellent Instructional System Design Manual that covers analysis quite comprehensively. The data provides the evidence to support what you’re going to do next. From the instructional designer’s point of view, the term “Analysis&# fulfils the “A&# in the ADDIE Model, which in turn forms the backbone of the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) process. What is analysis?
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017
    [Providers] 5 Recommended Rapid E-learning Authoring Tools for Amazing Animations
    At a research intensive university in Hong Kong , teachers were provided animations on university assessment policies, such as rubrics and grade descriptors. The Resources library provides you with clipart, symbols, and other shapes. Experiment with animated text that flies-in or fades-in to provide an eye-catching effect.
  • LEARNING VISIONS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2009
    [Providers] Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?
    I've seen some demos of the reporting customizations our team is doing on Moodle and it does provide a lot of what is needed. They comfort managers who think they are in control but don't provide any guidance on making improvements. They comfort managers who think they are in control but don't provide any guidance on making improvements.' Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
    [Providers] The Powerful Amazon Feature You Should be Adopting in Your Learning Management System
    Here’s a typical course completion e-mail: Here’s a variation that contains a couple of recommendations: Adding recommendations to your communications with learners can provide measurable benefits: Increased enrolment, course completion, and certifications obtained. For commercial learning content providers, increased sales. It seems like just yesterday that business analysts were wondering whether this newfangled e-commerce fad would catch on.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
    [Providers] The Powerful Amazon Feature You Should be Adopting in Your Learning Management System
    Here’s a typical course completion e-mail: Here’s a variation that contains a couple of recommendations: Adding recommendations to your communications with learners can provide measurable benefits: Increased enrolment, course completion, and certifications obtained. For commercial learning content providers, increased sales. It seems like just yesterday that business analysts were wondering whether this newfangled e-commerce fad would catch on.
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Providers] Take your client through a planning process…
    Do you want to provide information, promote a service, sell a product… to the user? Perhaps provide evidence after a predetermined time to show that these were accomplished. If you do some searching on the web, you will find out that there are numerous iterations of what could be described as a web site development process that I presented previously (see Process & Developing Your “Eye” For Design… ).
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
    [Providers] Does it matter if you are late to class in a MOOC? Thousands a week still register for MOOCs even after they are completed…
    I put abundance in quotes because I love how Dave Cormier describes what makes a MOOC a MOOC which I mentioned earlier in another post (see MOOCs should afford the use of abundance provided by The Internet! ). Speaking to this notion of “abundance provided by The Internet,” I read an article recently from Wired that discussed how “The Internet has muddled the line between past and present” (see Netflix and Google Books Are Blurring the Line Between Past and Present ).
  • THE E-LEARNING CURVE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2009
    [Providers] E-Learning, the Cathedral and the Bazaar: Courseware Development Approaches
    Note that some users have advanced programming skills, and furthermore, each user's machine provides an additional testing environment. The users can then act as co-developers, reporting bugs and providing bug fixes. or Top-down versus Bottom-up approaches to content design. In his 1997 essay The Cathedral and the Bazaar , open source evangelist Eric S.
  • LEARNLOFT  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017
    [Providers] The Critical Problem Revenue Doesn’t Solve
    If you aren’t providing a strong culture you aren’t taking care of your team. When Robert first said it, I didn’t think much of it. But then he said it again, “Revenue Solves All Organizational Problems.”. I couldn’t bear the thought of not saying anything because it would mean I agreed with Robert. Finally, I spoke up and said, “While I get where you are coming from, the truth is, revenue doesn’t solve any problem other than payroll.”.
  • LEARNLOFT  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2016
    [Providers] Types of People Who NEVER Succeed in Leadership
    They are continuously working for a short-term view that provides short-term ups and downs. It didn’t take long to figure out I didn’t want to follow this guy. From the outside he looked like the posterboy for leadership. He dressed well, he had built a solid business, he had a great family, and other people in the office respected him. But once I began to peel back the onion and see him interact with others when things weren’t going his way, I saw a person I didn’t want to follow.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
    [Providers] Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’
    Examples of the difference between ‘training’ and ‘development’ Myatt provides include: 4. Determinism is the philosophical idea that every event, including every human decision and action, is the inevitable result of preceding actions and that, given certain conditions, there is only one outcome. Nothing else can happen. Deterministic views of the world assume everything is a jigsaw puzzle rather then a chess game and that for every problem there is a single solution.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016
    [Providers] Helping Your Best Sales Reps Coach Others
    Provide an opportunity to discuss their problems with mentors. The inability of reps to meet sales quotas is a major cause of worry for sales managers. Many managers hire external sales consultants or sales coaches to train their under performing staff. They often fail to capitalize on a vital internal asset for this purpose – their high performing sales staffers. Today, let us see how you can enable your best sales reps to mentor low achievers.
  • GROWTH ENGINEERING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2016
    [Providers] What is eCommerce?
    But when using an eCommerce-enabled LMS, the likelihood is that they’ll be using a third-party provider such as PayPal or Stripe. One of the key advantages of this is that this provider will store all of the data for you, so you don’t need to worry about misplacing any important files several years down the line! eCommerce is something which almost everyone is extremely familiar with, even if not all of us know the term.
  • GROWTH ENGINEERING  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016
    [Providers] Our Academy LMS is the world’s #2 Social LMS
    Craig Mills, Learning Manager at GAME, has some nice things to say: “With the astounding LMS provided by Growth Engineering I was able to realise my gamified learning goals and provide an experience for our learners that is as rewarding as it is addictive. “I’m The celebrations just keep going here at GE HQ! Not only is our beloved Academy LMS the world’s #1 Next Generation LMS , and the world’s #1 LMS for Retail clients , it’s also the world’s #2 Social LMS!
  • SPONGE UK  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016
    [Providers] Sponge UK and Southern Health NHS shortlisted for top training award
    Southern Health covers much of Hampshire and beyond and is one of the largest NHS Trusts providing community, mental health, learning disability and children’s services in England. NEWS: An NHS elearning programme that makes compliance training fun and convenient, while saving £200,000 in three months, has been shortlisted for a leading award.
  • LEARNING CAFE  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013
    [Providers] Blending MOOC on Public Speaking at JLT Group
    JLT Group is one of the world’s largest providers of insurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services including an office of over 850 employees in Mumbai, India. Massive open online course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at large-scale interactive participation and open access via the web. It has caught on with web learners across the globe and convenience is the highest rated aspect of the MOOC experience.
  • PRACT.US  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016
    [Providers] Consultants: Increase Your Margin on Each Engagement with Change Management
    According to the article management consultant Tom Spencer , “In general terms, management consulting involves providing advice to organisations with the aim of helping to improve organisational performance or solve specific business problems.” Provide a structure so managers and team members have step-by-step instructions for how to incorporate deliberate practice into daily experience. Provide immediate feedback as people work to adopt new behaviors.
  • E-LEARNING UNCOVERED  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012
    [Providers] Vote for…Better Courses!
    That comment might have elicited a smirk, but I mean they have the ability to tell a story to provide context so that we can more easily understand their platform and views. But regardless of how you voted, remember that each candidate provides something we can learn from. I’m sitting in my office right now, working on an e-learning course with Election Day coverage on the TV. This got me thinking about how great our country is.
  • B ONLINE LEARNING  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2015
    [Providers] Anything is Possible with Articulate Storyline
    The design for each module was provided to […]. B Online Learning was recently engaged by the Association of Independent Schools of NSW (AIS) to assist in building four modules as part of the online component of the Early Literacy Project. This project aims to promote the explicit teaching of early literacy skills in independent schools.
  • WEB COURSEWORKS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2016
    [Providers] Medical Educators Improving Physician Education with PI-CME
    Coming up this weekend on Jan 13 th -16 th is the ACEHP 2016 Annual Conference , providing valuable tools and best practices to bring back to your organization. Their session will provide the opportunity to learn new ways to design performance improvement so that practitioners can more easily connect data about their practice to educational interventions.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010
    [Providers] Smartphones, Batman and Virtual Mentors
    A virtual mentor is a live person who provides assistance to one or more individuals who are “on the ground” at a customer site working on a problem. Bruce is in constant contact with Terry providing advice, insight and directions. The mentor provides guidance and direction so the tasks are successfully accomplished by each team he or she coaches. Question: What can we do with mobile learning and smartphones? Terry McGinnis as The Batman.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010
    [Providers] Encourage Avatar Customization in a Virtual World Class
    Provide the learners with instruction on avatar customization. Allow learners to customize their avatars (provide tips, hints and ideas, even clothes). Provide learners uninterrupted time to customize their avatar. C ustomizing Abbott Bundy. When first introducing learners to a virtual immersive environment (VIE), it might seem like a waste of time to allow learners to customize their avatar.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2009
    [Providers] Postcards from the 3D Edge
    You'll need to download the WebEx installer as requested when you click on link) Session One Session Two Now we have teamed to provide a 4 week course on the topic to provide even more indepth information. In the workshop, learn about Critical Incident Training. Recently I did a recording for InSync and my friend Jennifer Hofmann titled Postcards from the 3D Edge: Learning in Second Life.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, JULY 6, 2009
    [Providers] Preventing Violence
    On these trips, they provide education and awareness to health care workers, law enforcement personnel, welfare caseworkers and others about domestic violence and how to recognize and prevent it. They are beginning to place some of the instruction and information online and that is where I was able to provide some insights. Poster highlighting domestic violence conference.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2009
    [Providers] More Advantages of 3D Learning Worlds
    When this happens, it allows the learner to more effectively encode the learning for future recall and provides the cues needed to apply the experience from the 3D world to actual on-the-job performance. Fourth is that virtual worlds provide the opportunities for learners to be online in the same place at the same time looking and interacting with one another.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2008
    [Providers] Award Press Release
    “It also provides a venue for them to share those ideas with their colleagues at other institutions—improving higher education teaching and learning opportunities for all of us.” A complete list of this year's award recipients can be found at the conference Website. Thank you to my Dean who provided the nomination and to Karen who worked on the application. In April, I was honored with an award for innovative excellence in teaching, learning and technology.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
    [Providers] Upside Learning is Featured in Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List
    Released a couple of days back, this is the first year for the Top 20 Learning Portal Companies List, and it joins Training Industry’s current roster of top provider lists, designed to help assist buy?side Companies can count on the capabilities of these providers when looking to implement their own Learning Portal.”. More than fame, these recognitions have bestowed an added responsibility on us to constantly strive for excellence and provide customers the best value.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Providers] Interviewed on mobile
    Here’s the (largely unedited) transcript she provided for me: What is your definition of mobile learning? When I was designing solutions, though, a cell phone technology provider approached us to supplement a face to face training course on negotiation to be delivered via the phone. A student from Florida Gulf Coast University interviewed me on mobile. Using a mobile device to make us more effective, either in the moment or developing us over time.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2006
    [Providers] Implementation: Create a Learning Council
    Get all of the training related folks together and provide them with an opportunity to get to know each other and to understand all of the training requirements of the organization. Ideally, the SLC should meet monthly to discuss issues related to the learning services provided, to share best practices and to remain focused on becoming a world class learning organization.
  • AVILAR  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017
    [Providers] (Part 2) Integrating a Competency Management Method: Why It Results in Success
    If you haven’t be sure to read my last post, Integrating a Competency Management Method in 5 Steps , where I’ve provided a high level overview of an actionable plan. In a continuous cycle of success, the organization operates smoothly and successfully reaches its goals, which provides support to each department, team, and individual to effectively complete their responsibilities.
  • TONY KARRER  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2008
    [Providers] Kids Search
    So, for my kids search has become the starting point for a lot and they know that define: and Wikipedia provide starting points. Along the way, he also found this great video that he provide to his teacher showing people running on oobleck and that they sink if they stop. It's surprising how much I learn by watching my kids (now 13, 11 and 8) go through school today. I've mentioned before the experience of the Ten Year Old Wikipedia Update and also my questioning of Cursive Writing.
  • COFFEE AND DESIGN  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011
    [Providers] Good, Fast, Cheep… pick only two & Rapid Prototyping
    The following information is provided from WikiBooks > Instructional Design > Rapid Prototyping : [As a designer I am often confronted with the above constraints (mostly time) and there for implement the use of] rapid prototyping methodologies because: using working models of the final product early in a project tends to eliminate time-consuming revisions later on, and. I come across discussions frequently about the question, “Is ADDIE dead?”
  • EFRONT  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2016
    [Providers] 5 ways eLearning can help with employee retention
    Imagine how much more attractive it is to stay with a company that can provide a comprehensive range of eLearning courses , and how the prospect of a great Learning and Talent Development Platform looks to new employees. It’s been said before, and it’ll be said again: it’s a brutally competitive market out there when it comes to getting the best talent onboard and, more importantly, keeping hold of them.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2013
    [Providers] Timing is Everything
    That explains why I get upset with Past thinkers who slam me for not providing footnotes and with Present thinkers who want to hold up the show for something I consider inconsequential. Your perspective on time is vital to the way you make decisions and lead your life. Right now your mind is looking to the past for viable solutions or monitoring present resources or scanning the future for new opportunities.
  • JAY CROSS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Providers] What About the Future?
    Rather, they provide alternative views of the future. Fixating on the short term is foolish in the long run. The future’s all we’ve got. Most CLOs I talk with are so busy taking care of today’s business that they spend little time preparing for the future. We all know in our hearts that fixating on the short term is foolish in the long run.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2009
    [Providers] Informal Learning 2.0
    The pull approach provides more bang for the buck, enabling corporations to get more results while simultaneously cutting costs. Effectiveness – Jay Cross. Published in Chief Learning Officer, August 2009. Informal Learning 2.0. Jay Cross. In the world of business, the era of networks is crowding out the Industrial Age.
  • LEARNING REBELS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016
    [Providers] 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 17: Trainers Helping Trainers
    This where leadership needs to provide coaching and mentoring to team members, encouraging people on their team to build knowledge blocks. Click on the gloves to learn more about how Learning Rebels can provide learning solutions to help you achieve your business goals. It’s day 17 of our 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Trainers Helping Trainers. I just wrapped up the Design and Delivery Bootcamp, and my biggest take-away? We need to work more on reaching out for help.
  • E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 2009
    [Providers] LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 2
    Connecting Many Voices to Make a Difference: Anne Walsh and Brendan Revell from Fraynework Multimedia provided an overview of the e-learning support they are providing to The Sisters of Mercy. Each Sister has the power to set up a web conference via their organisational CMS platform, which also provides access to their email, e-newletters etc.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2012
    [Providers] Giving my computers a break
    Stanford professors Reeves and Nass provide plenty of cocktail-party ammunition with findings from 35 laboratory experiments demonstrating how even technologically sophisticated people treat boxes of circuitry as if they were other human beings. Ten years ago next month, Clifford Nass and Byron Reeves published The Media Equation : How People Treat Computers, Television, and New Media Like Real People and Places.
  • JAY CROSS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2011
    [Providers] Hot topics in Working Smarter for the past 12 months
    It will provide pointers to what’s proved important over longer periods of time. Working Smarter Daily can point to more than today’s hot topics. Push the CHANGE EDITION button to select a range of dates. Here are the hot topics on Working Smarter for the past 12 months: Launch of Newspaper Extinction Timeline for every country in the world - Ross Dawson , October 31, 2010. How to use Twitter for Social Learning - Social Media for Working & Learning , March 20, 2010.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
    [Providers] Who’s Leading Innovation?
    A look at the five behaviors leaders perform less frequently (Figure 3) provides a glimpse into what is really happening. Leaders are critical to create and sustain an innovation culture, but new research suggests they also might be the weakest link.
  • PERFORMANCE LEARNING PRODUCTIVITY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Providers] EVER TRIED TO HIT A MOVING TARGET AT TWENTY PACES WITH A COLT 45?
    Sometimes L&D departments may also need to leave colleagues behind if they can’t, or won’t, join them on their journey to adapt and adopt the changes that are clear and necessary if they are to remain relevant and provide strategic value to their organisations. How Do We Know When L&D is Providing Strategic Value? Many learning leaders and providers still think that evolution from old to new is the answer.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
    [Providers] Take Your E-learning to the Next Level Using Game-based Content
    Game-based custom e-learning can play a pivotal role in striking a balance with your audience, to get the real value from the course, by providing the right amount of motivation and inspiration. Game-based custom e-learning can offer you a variety of benefits. But, what does it exactly mean? Game-based e-learning integrates online games into the learning process to help teach a specific skill or achieve a learning objective in an engaging way.
  • ELEARNING BROTHERS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015
    [Providers] How to Keep the Personal Touch in eLearning
    Giving a quiz is not enough though, managers need to review the results to see where employees are struggling or provide personal help or both. When providing eLearning, it does not mean trainers can step out of the picture completely. For example, if you provide a lesson on customer service, role-play a scenario where you are the upset customer and see what they’ve learned. Guest blog post by Max Yoder.
  • JAY CROSS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013
    [Providers] Only read this if you don’t like banks
    You wrote that I should be assured that HSBC stands ready to provide me with “the assistance needed throughout this process.” (You Letter to HSBC. No reply received. September 26, 2103. Mark Luppi. Executive Vice President. Business Banking. HSBC Bank USA. 452 5th Avenue. New York, NY 10018. Dear Mark, We share a few connections. I’ve written for American Banker, partnered with the Consumer Bankers Association and trained regulators at the Fed and the OCC.
  • JAY CROSS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
    [Providers] Automagically discover best content every day
    It’s a worry-free way to provide targeted content on whatever subjects you deem important. In a buzz session at DevLearn this year, I described how Working Smarter Daily uses social signals to choose and display a fresh selection of relevant articles every morning. It’s also a dynamite research tool; you can search articles by topic, author, and/or timeframe. What’s Under the Hood.
  • UNICORN TRAINING  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016
    [Providers] 3 Smart Tips for Evidencing Competency
    Don't view training as a one-off event; give your employees a variety of easily-digestible learning activities all year round to provide reinforcement and continual improvement2. Use diagnostic assessments to identify individual knowledge gaps and provide tailored learning pathways to maximise employee engagement and minimise wasted time.3.
  • COMMLAB INDIA  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016
    [Providers] 5 Quick Tips to Assess an E-learning Vendor in Just 15 minutes
    Yes, if you go by the claims of the official websites of e-learning solutions providers, all companies boast the same, and use jargon such as decades of experience, serving Fortune 500 customers, excellent instructional design strategies, and what not. Successful e-learning development and deployment needs multiple skill sets such as instructional design, visual design, multimedia, ICT, and project management.
  • DIGITALCHALK ELEARNING  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2015
    [Providers] Engage Your Online Classroom With These 10 eLearning Tools
    This forum provides you great eLearning tools, but unfortunately it cannot be accessed through mobile devices. The vocabulary-memorizing platform is patterned in a way that every student can memorize the spelling by ease because it provides a series of games and satisfactory dictionary. They have a panel of great writing contributors in a variety of fields and any expert can be paired with you to provide assistance in making the textbooks and online courses.
  • EFRONT  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017
    [Providers] Overcome These 6 Common Business Challenges with Workplace Learning
    Rather, Millennials want to be provided with opportunities to learn, grow and develop themselves so that they can make an impact and progress in their careers. As many as 87% of Millennials say that professional development or career growth opportunities are very important to them, and yet only 12% feel that their employers actually provide them with any. Getting out of bed on a cold Monday morning is hard.
  • LIVING IN LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2010
    [Providers] Discovery Methodology for a Learning Continuum
    The purpose of this document is to provide a guide for accomplishing discovery that defines attributes of a learning environment, in particular, the work context – when and where learning moments of need are manifest. It is essential that these attributes are identified in early planning stages in any project where learning assets are created to ensure design decisions are not negatively impacted by variables within the learner’s work environment.
  • TOPYX LMS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2016
    [Providers] Inc.: 6 Learning Platforms to Get You Ahead in Business
    But unless your company provides training opportunities, you may be at a loss as to how to get the learning you need. At the enterprise level, a Learning Management System (LMS) is the best way to provide learning across an entire organization. TOPYX is featured in the Inc. article, 6 Learning Platforms to Get You Ahead in Business. Excerpt below: To be truly successful in business, you should never stop learning and growing.
  • TRAINING INDUSTRY  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
    [Providers] Soft Leadership Training for Improved Negotiation Skills
    Successful leadership is about enabling, removing roadblocks and providing resources to achieve organizational goals and objectives. “Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love” (Mahatma Gandhi). When managed effectively, conflicts can be constructive by shaking up systems and structures. However, they can also be destructive by causing misunderstanding, distrust and violence, leading to legal and ethical issues.
  • ABSORB LMS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016
    [Providers] How Flexible is Your LMS at User Management?
    Most LMS platforms provide a way to organize users into Departments – think ‘nested folders’ as displayed on a typical Org. This is usually a perfectly acceptable way to organize your learners, provided you have a very formal user hierarchy. Groups provide a way to organize users based on common properties such as Job Title, Location, Product Line, etc. One of the most import questions you will face when deploying an LMS is, “how do I organize my users?”
  • ABSORB LMS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016
    [Providers] What You Can Expect When Asking a Vendor for Client References
    Similarly, vendors provide prospective customers with the contact information of happy clients. Knowing that the reference organizations may use the software differently, some prospective clients ask the vendor to provide them with references that closely match what they are planning to do. To provide technical support. It’s pretty common for prospective clients to ask software vendors for references prior to signing a contract.
  • KNOWLEDGECITY  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 2018
    [Providers] Rise of the Gig Economy
    Tough as being an independent contractor can be, many prefer the lifestyle, especially millennials because it provides the opportunity for variety and better work-life balance. Getting a full-time job with great benefits and job security is a thing of the past for many workers.
  • ATD LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Providers] Why Learning Tech Professionals Should Participate in the 2014 State of the Industry Report
    The survey collects 13 key efficiency and expenditure data points, as well as data on content distribution and delivery methods that will provide the industry with valuable benchmarking data. Data collection for the 2014 State of the Industry has begun. Click here to read full version
  • LEARNING REBELS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016
    [Providers] 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 19: Just Stuff
    Click on the gloves to learn more about how Learning Rebels can provide learning solutions to help you achieve your business goals. It’s day 19 of our 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Just Stuff. Here I am in another hotel this week, this time in downtown Chicago and just like any city, it has its stuff… Good stuff and bad stuff. It’s cold here in the winter, but beautiful in the spring, hopping with activity in the summer, and glorious in its color during the fall.
  • TALENTLMS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017
    [Providers] Award-Winning Blunder: eLearning insights from the Oscars debacle
    If you continuously coordinate between your content providers, instructors, and administrators, mistakes are more likely to be avoided along the way. If there is one thing that we can take from the catastrophic blunder in this year’s Academy Awards, which were broadcast live to over 200 countries, as the show hosts constantly reminded us, it is that you should not rely solely on process when doing anything. Mistakes are sometimes made with technology as the cause.
  • UPSIDE LEARNING  |  MONDAY, MAY 10, 2010
    [Providers] US eLearning Market Stats: 2009
    eLearning Network today released the below graphic providing some stats about the US eLearning market in 2009. Click To Enlarge The Image. Earlier this year I had mentioned about Ambient Insight’s report on global self based eLearning market forecast. That report put the world market in 2009 at $27.1 billion making US the biggest market with a huge 60% share of world market.
  • ASSOCIATION ELEARNING  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2012
    [Providers] Tips for Developing an LMS RFP
    On the other hand, if you provide little to no detail about what you’re looking for, LMS vendors are left to interpret your requirements for you and may totally miss the mark. Don’t worry that you’ll be providing too much information. One thing to keep in mind regarding the length of an RFP is that the more requirements you list, the more information LMS companies will provide and your reviewers will need to review. You should also provide length criterion to your vendor.
  • MINDFLASH  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2015
    [Providers] Take Control of Your Personal Learning Journey
    Clearly, if you happen to work for a company which does not provide adequate learning opportunities for you, you’re responsible for charting the course for your own learning journey. But, even when learning opportunities are provided for you, it’s wise to take an active part in planning your personal learning journey. A consistently-used criterion in the annual “best companies to work for” lists is the level of corporate investment in employee training.
  • MINDFLASH  |  THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011
    [Providers] Got a List of Company Values? Be Like Zappos — Make Them ‘Committable’
    Key to Zappos’ success is its commitment to providing consistently extraordinary service (even if it only sells shoes and fashions). Its commitment is to its customers and to the service “experience” – and to provide this requires a culture and employees that believe service excellence is the only standard. I spoke at and attended the Society of Human Resources Management’s (SHRM) annual conference last week in Las Vegas.
  • MINDFLASH  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011
    [Providers] How the Smart Small Business Keeps Its Best People
    They create opportunities to provide recurring feedback about current performance; positive performance is applauded; poor performance is coached and corrected. As president of Humanetrics, LLC, Forte provides talent-based hiring and management training to create high-productivity workplaces.
  • CLO MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013
    [Providers] Close the Coaching Gap
    It provides the shock absorbers on the often bumpy road of organizational change. Just like anything else, there are effective and ineffective executive coaches. Link individual effectiveness to organizational performance. There is nowhere to hide. Not even the executive suite is safe from the changes sweeping business today. In fact, the impact of those changes is felt most keenly at the executive level.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2009
    [Providers] What are the Technology Goals of Higher Education?
    Within the last few years many higher education institutions and systems have invested heavily in technology and have raised the bar in student expectations for online student services and online learning opportunities.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2008
    [Providers] Training Magazine's Fave Reads of 2007
    Recently, the book reviewers of Training Magazine provided a list of all their favorite reads of 2007. I am happy to say that Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning made the list as one of Jane Bozarth's top 5. Here are some of her other picks: Here are the picks of the other two reviewers, Skip Corsini and Melissa Thompson.
  • KAPP NOTES  |  SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2007
    [Providers] My New Training Magazine Online Column
    It is part of Training Magazine's efforts to provide more web-only content. Over at the ManageSmarter site, I've started writing a column called Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning. The first installment is titled Defining (or Redefining) a Gamer. Let me know what you think. Running an online background check on a babysitter is one way in which doing a background check is legitmate not just for a business but for personal use as well.
  • KMI LEARNING  |  MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017
    [Providers] White Label e-Learning Platform
    Have you ever stayed at a Marriott or Hilton hotel and wondered how they could provide such great service and make soap, shampoo, conditioner and lotion, too? Likewise, a White Label e-Learning Platform is a Learning Management System (LMS) created and maintained by a LMS provider that is branded for another company. And, you want your customers to know that they’re getting these courses from you – not your provider. Choosing a White Label e-Learning Platform Provider.
  • LEARNING WITH E'S  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2011
    [Providers] Play the ball, not the man
    They are valued only for the results they provide'. (p I read Wikipedia founder Larry Sanger's blog with interest this week. In response to my post Content as Curriculum? he had written a protracted and elaborate response.
  • WONDERFUL BRAIN  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2017
    [Providers] RETHINKING THE RAZOR “ILT HAS THE SHELF LIFE OF MILK” or an INTRODUCTION TO Instructor Led Interactive Learning (ILIL or Live Action Learning)
    Even good references and notes made and organized, or I had provided, became relics of the event. In the midst of a project where I’m conducting quality control on both online and ILT courseware I came across this video: [link].
  • ORIGIN LEARNING  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015
    [Providers] Origin Learning at mLearnCon 2015
    The ever-present availability of information, combined with the contextual awareness these devices provide, enable us to learn and receive support whenever we need it, wherever we are. This is an exciting time for mobile learning. New trends are already taking shape, the need for smartphones and tablets is fast becoming a necessity rather than a luxury, and instructional designers and content developers are busying themselves in exploring new ways to use the mobile device for learning.
  • KNOWLEDGE GURU  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015
    [Providers] How to Mass Upload Players into a Guru Game
    CSV template we provide. Do you want to spare your players the task of self-registering to play a Guru game? Some organizations do. If email verification is not needed, you can opt to pre-register players for a Guru game. Perhaps you are unveiling a Guru game as part of a conference experience or as part of a live workshop event. In these instances, your goal is to get everyone playing as quickly as possible with as little effort as possible.
  • CD2 LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2017
    [Providers] CD2 Learning Hires Ryan Graham
    He has a diverse background in both start up and corporate settings, with extensive experience in providing SaaS Learning Platform solutions. He helped Peach grow from a small niche online learning services vendor, to a dominant provider of SaaS Learning Platform solutions. This, coupled with the strong leadership and culture of CD2, provide for a very exciting future.”.
  • PARADISO  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016
    [Providers] Paradiso’s Teeming Mahara Alliance
    We have years of experience in providing advanced Mahara Services such as customizations, plugins, theme design and hosting for customers as diverse as independent training institutes, schools and universities or multi-national corporations. This ensures the best Mahara Performance, with the use of advanced mirroring and backup procedures that provide the clients with a worry free 24/7 service. We provide custom Mahara theming to promote your company’s brand.
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