Excellence in Content
DECEMBER 5, 2016
But University of the Pacific wanted to provide its staff with a foundation to grow on, so it partnered with Invati Consulting, which prides itself on being “Inspired by Millennials, built for generations to come.” Learning Delivery LIP 2016 Providers Learning In Practice Awards
And the Winner Is…
DECEMBER 6, 2016
27th at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn in Scottsdale, Arizona, the setting for the 2016 Learning In Practice Awards dinner was grand. Kellye Whitney. Too often the learning leader’s good work goes unrecognized. A peer may say, “well done.”
Microlearning Should Be Mobile-first
MARCH 30, 2017
Only eight more trophies to win that Arizona vacation. These fitness apps change behavior by tracking performance, providing step-by-step instructions and providing fun-filled competition. Imagine learning a new leadership skill while waiting to board a plane.
Corporate Online Courses and NanoDegrees: Pluses & Minuses
The Peformance Improvement
JUNE 18, 2014
Starbuck’s is providing its employees with the opportunity to earn a degree (at considerable expense to the company) by taking online courses from Arizona State University. I applaud Starbucks , AT&T, Google, and Cloudera for providing courses and credentials to their employees.
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
link] November 28-December 1, 2011 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Multimedia Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. link] December 4-9, 2011 Executive Leadership Institute , sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Clayton R.
Training Grants for Businesses By State
DECEMBER 9, 2013
On the employer side, many small to medium-sized businesses simply can’t afford to provide relevant training resources their employees. Arizona. Arizona Commerce Authority. Upon entering the professional world, everyone learns the same lesson—education doesn’t stop after school.
Your Brain on Learning
APRIL 6, 2017
In the University of Arizona’s Eller Executive Education program, the initiatives and programs designed to help corporate leaders address pressing business problems are created with an eye toward how the brain works, said Joe Carella, the program’s assistant dean.
eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
link] December 2-7, 2012 Executive Leadership Institute , sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College, Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. link] February 6-8, 2013 Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration , Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Clayton R.
Hi from Our New Lead Development Rep!
OCTOBER 9, 2014
I’m excited to get to know everyone here at OpenSesame, and I hope to make everyone’s job a little easier by providing great leads. I went to college at the University of Arizona for 3 years, then transferred to the University of Portland to finish my degree in Psychology. Hello! I’m Whitney Ashe and I’m OpenSesame’s new Lead Development Rep. I’m excited to join the OpenSesame team and get the chance to work with some of you that I’ve met through BlueVolt.
How eLearning works in the medical industry
APRIL 21, 2015
Such laws can vary by country and specialty (with Arizona, for example, requiring an average of 40 hours of CME every two years, while some countries demand frequent re-certification for doctors and nurses to maintain their licenses).
My Twitter hero
MARCH 1, 2011
The article stated: One customer, Jennifer Hellum, sought customer service after the glass top on her Pottery Barn table shattered in the extreme Arizona heat last summer. I just hope our service providers figure it out. Several weeks ago, I deposited a cheque for £122 into my local bank account, but it was paid in as $122. Anyone familiar with the foreign exchange rate will know this left me out of pocket.
Navigating the Credential Maze
JANUARY 30, 2017
With so many potential options and, often, little information on the competencies that they represent, how can consumers identify the credential that will provide the most benefit? In partnership with Georgetown, George Mason, Vassar, and the Universities of Arizona and Virginia, among others, they are working to create micro-credentials for skills identified by employers as lacking in recent college graduates (e.g.,
eLearning Conferences 2011
NOVEMBER 11, 2010
Often conference organizers forget to provide the full name of the organization and an e-mail contact address. link] December 5-10, 2010 Executive Leadership Institute, sponsored by the League of Innovation in the Community Colleges, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
How to Give Gen Y the Learning They Want
JULY 18, 2013
Millennials expect their first employer to provide formal training from the get-go. More than 77 percent of pending 2013 graduates expect their first employer to provide formal training, but only 48 percent of 2011 and 2012 graduates report having received it in their first job, according to the April “Accenture 2013 College Graduate Employment Survey.”
The Building Blocks of Service Level Agreements
JULY 30, 2015
For example, asking if the seller provided good customer service is not a measurable result. Tom has an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Arizona and a Masters in Information Systems from Stevens Institute of Technology Best practices dictates that a good agreement between a buyer and seller should include a service level agreement (SLA) as part of that agreement. First let’s define what a SLA is.
Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology
JANUARY 22, 2013
John Medina’s best selling book, Brain Rules , provides an example of how some researchers who examine the biological basis of learning can discuss it in accessible terms that we can apply. Newer services like Wistia however, provide “heatmaps” that detail the behavior of each viewer.
eLearning Conferences 2012
DECEMBER 23, 2011
link] February12, 2012 One Voice Phoenix InternationalConference and Forum for Educators: Educators United for Positive Change in Education,Phoenix, Arizona, USA. link] March1-3, 2012 American Association ofColleges Master’s Education Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. link] March10-14, 2012 Student AffairsAdministrators in Higher Education (NASPA) Annual Conference: IgniteLeadership – Influence Change, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
“Labels Do Matter” A brief look at IBSTPI Competencies for Instructional Designers
Coffee and Design
APRIL 17, 2014
They provided me a copyright release, information about becoming a registered user, and about how to purchase a $15 booklet that contains the performance statement for each competency. Essential - Solicit, accept, and provide constructive feedback.
Dispelling the LMS Myth
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
He was online quite a bit and provided a wealth of information to his clients. When a vendor offers the ability to add APIs, offer personalization, increases multilingual capabilities and provides. you would be surprised at the number of people who believe it was created at an Arizona movie stage). Last week I came across an interesting obit: A Mr. L.M. System had passed away. He was recognized throughout the e-learning and learning communities.
Breaking Bad Sourcing Habits
JUNE 30, 2015
Procurement, as a service support organization, is established in order to assist in the sourcing, selection and negotiations of services from third party companies that provide for the greatest “value” for the purchasing companies. Tom has an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Arizona and a Masters in Information Systems from Stevens Institute of Technology
Learn by Doing: Get Faster Every Lap
JANUARY 26, 2012
The variety, excitement, and suspense of automobile racing is why Dennis Buede of the Stevens Institute of Technology and Bill Mackey of the University of Maryland believe that it provides the ideal learning environment for their graduate students in systems engineering.
What do Teleworkers Need as Learners?
MAY 7, 2013
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? And, if the teleworker is in Maine, the employer is in Arizona and the customer is in Florida, where does the transaction legally take place?
Jaime Casap – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
APRIL 17, 2015
In addition to his role at Google, Jaime serves on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Science Foundation, New Global Citizens, Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, and serves as an advisor to dozens of organizations focused on education and access, including South by Southwest EDU (SXSWedu,) the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and is on the GSV Advisors Advisory Board. So, we are in the business of providing Google Fiber.
How Changes Are Shaking Up Higher Ed
OCTOBER 19, 2012
News & World Report, which provides widely cited annual university rankings. Here are some of the premier, world-renowned universities now offering online degrees: The Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona is consistently ranked No. The idea is to provide millions of students with access to top universities. Innovation and technology are mixing up traditional practices. Hiring companies are taking online degrees more seriously.
Complete to Compete: Community College Student Success (Part Two)
The Peformance Improvement
APRIL 14, 2011
For example, Pima College (Arizona) spends $22 million each year providing developmental courses and has only a 4% success rate. This post continues my comments and observations from attending the 2011 Annual Convention of the American Association of Community Colleges.
JANUARY 2, 2009
link] conf2009 February 4-6, 2009 Campus Architecture and Middleware Planning (CAMP) Workshop: Delivering, Sourcing, and Securing Services Throughout the Student Identity Life Cycle , sponsored by EDUCAUSE, Internet2, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), and the National Science Foundation, Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, Arizona, USA. jsp February 9-11, 2009 BbWorld Commerce ’09 , Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
3 Brilliant Leadership Lessons from the Best Coach in College Football
JUNE 30, 2016
Cain’s participation in the game was crucial; however, Dabo did not let that affect the decision to do what was right. “Deon Cain is supposed to be back tomorrow when classes start, but he won’t be with us, in Arizona for the title game, he’s got to grow up,” Swinney said. Their brand new program ‘High Performance Leadership’ teaches the core principles of performance leadership and provides tools and techniques to drive accountability in teams.
Vote for Your Strategic Training Supplier
MARCH 22, 2016
The selection of a key outsourced partner depends upon the “votes” for a single or selected few providers to perform the requested project requirements. You want to vote for a partner that will provide the most value for your organization. Value in this context means the partner that will provide the best blend of quality, capabilities and cost to meet your program/project needs. Has the provider handled similar projects in the past?
A Taxing Time for Supplier Relationships
APRIL 25, 2016
Another important data point to review is your company’s performance compared to other companies, especially if your training supplier also provides services to your competitors. Tom has an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Arizona and a Masters in Information Systems from Stevens Institute of Technology. With tax season behind us, it’s a good reminder to review our key training supplier relationships.
OT: Proud father moment - 9 yr old Daughter Swimming Alcatraz
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
MARCH 23, 2007
Every year Arizona has far too many drawnings that could have been prevented. Coach Zemaitis has created FAST in an effort to help raise awareness and provide safety equipment, CPR lessons, and more, to families in need. My wife will be in the water with her, and I will be providing "shore support". My daughter is swimming Alcatraz with her team, Swim Neptune. They are working hard to raise money for a nonprofit: FAST - Foundation for Aquatic Safety Training.
Social Media, Brain vs. Eyes, & Sales Training
Big Dog, Little Dog
JUNE 12, 2009
At Fort Huachuca both are accessible, however there are a large number of people making noises about it being inappropriate," an e-mail from Arizona reads. Point-of-need information: Provide up-to-date product knowledge at at the point of need, during or before a sales interaction.
63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010
eLearning Learning Posts
DECEMBER 1, 2010
Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy - eLearning Technology , November 1, 2010I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. These Albertson’s deals are based off the prices in Arizona and apply to the Southwest Region: Arizona, New Mexico, and El Paso. Great content again this month.
EVER TRIED TO HIT A MOVING TARGET AT TWENTY PACES WITH A COLT 45?
Performance Learning Productivity
JULY 15, 2010
About 40 years ago I read a tremendous book by Earl Forrest about a feud that took place in Navajo County, Arizona in the 1880s. 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.
knowledge and Learning In The News - 7/01/2006
Big Dog, Little Dog
JULY 1, 2006
In fact, among those who rated these functions among the top three, just one-quarter (25 percent) assigned the highest rating to the performance of their sales function, and under a third provided the same rating to their customer service, finance and strategic planning functions (25 percent, 19 percent and 33 percent, respectively). Lack of Necessary Workforce Skills Hinders Corporate Ability to Succeed - Accenture.
A job like mine
AUGUST 16, 2008
When the Institute moved to Arizona, becoming the University of Phoenix, for regulatory reasons, Cross chose to stay in San Francisco. There weren’t many takers until CBT Systems, the largest and oldest provider of IT training CDs, became interested in online delivery. A job like mine. E.learning Age , Â Mar 2008 by Carruth, Jenny. Each month e.learning age talks to people who are carving out a career in the industry.
Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010
eLearning Learning Posts
AUGUST 3, 2010
This is a social resource as it also provides the opportunity for you to provide your own experiences of using social tools for learning. About 40 years ago I read a tremendous book by Earl Forrest about a feud that took place in Navajo County, Arizona in the 1880s.