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Why Millennials Love Microlearning

Grovo

They expect information to arrive not in big bundles, but in a torrent of small morsels. Across the business landscape, a new generation of worker is taking over. Over 75% of the labor force will be millennials by 2019.

Infographic: The Content Discovery Problem Solved

EdCast

In that 1% of time, employees have to wade through a torrent of materials to hopefully […]. Employees are drowning in content but starving for knowledge that can improve their performance today. For the average work week, employees have only 1% of time available to focus on development and training, according to research conducted by Bersin by Deloitte. The post Infographic: The Content Discovery Problem Solved appeared first on EdCast.

Pokémon whoa!

E-Learning Provocateur

Predictably, Pokémon Go has provoked a torrent of criticism from non-players, and I say some of it is warranted. When I was a teenager I was addicted to video games. Not stay-awake-for-three-days-and-die-of-starvation kind of addicted, but I would spend every conceivable moment playing.

Thesis Statements - Indiana University

E-learning Uncovered

With Ana Torrent, Fele Martínez, Eduardo Noriega, Xabier Elorriaga. Directed by Alejandro Amenábar. While doing a thesis about violence, Ángela finds a snuff video

Why Online Employee Orientation is important?

eFront

If you wouldn’t want employees to send personal emails from their work account, or turn their office PC into a torrent server, don’t just let it to their common sense: put it in writing. Online Employee orientation ?

Writing & Grammar: Answers to Last Week's Comma Challenge on Compound Sentences Versus Compound Predicates

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

We could see the branches of all the trees in the woods surrounding the house whipping horizontally although the tree trunks were nearly invisible for the torrents of rain. by Jennie Ruby    Correct answers to  last week's challenge  came in from nine readers (including a number of first responders--thanks for joining us!) 

Disorienting Dilemmas, Eye-Opening Openings, and Inspirational Closings: Online Training 101

Mindflash

“All children, except one, grow up.” Barrie, Peter Pan (1911). Okay, now I don’t want to alarm anybody in this room, but it’s just come to my attention that the person to your right is a liar. Laughter] Also, the person to your left is a liar. Also the person sitting in your very seats is a liar.

How to replace top-down training with collaborative learning (1)

Jay Cross

They have to keep up with a torrent of new products and services, not just their own but also their competitors’. The Twenty-First Century Corporation.

BIG DATA, GOOD INFORMATION & A WAY FOR YOU TO USE IT

Wonderful Brain

How do we pluck just the right information we need from this torrent of bits? In this article I want to explore 3 connected ideas. The first is about big data, the phenomenon that now makes available enormous, staggering, volumes of information almost instantaneously.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lets go ahead and solve the future of publishing right now.

Mark Oehlert

Turns out that there is this site, Textbook Torrents, that is using BitTorrent to distribute free copies of expensive textbooks. Posted by: boete hypotheek | March 16, 2009 at 01:50 AM I predict an outcome similar to Napster for sites like Textbook Torrent. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs | Main | SCORM and the Whole 2.0 Thing Again.

Weapon of mass detraction

Learning with e's

Very quickly the harsh comments began to pop up on the Twitter stream, and very soon they became a torrent of abuse, disparaging remarks that took on a more and more personal hue, turning the event into a 'car crash keynote'. It became a phenomenon in 2009. No, not Twitter.

Why I don't like Twitter

Learning Rocks

It's a shame because I really only follow people who use it wisely - I stick to the "tell-me-about-your-coffee-and-you're-unfollowed" credo - but occasionally I find myself flirting with the unfollow button because the torrent of decontextualised sound bites. Let me start by making one thing really clear. I like Twitter very much. I find it very useful and it has probably become my number one personal learning tool over the last year*.

Sun, Elite, and the future

Jay Cross

They’re adept at keeping up with torrents of information, volatile situations, extreme flexibility, and real-time responsiveness. College kids are different these days. Awash in multiple distractions, most have the attention spans of gnats.

A cure for the page/slide hangover?

Learning Rocks

Thanks to Jane Hart for the Prezi link, lost in the torrent of good stuff on her PotD. One of the example demos for online presentation tool Prezi makes a very valid point: slides are a side effect of an old unused technology, slide projectors. Still, all presentation software today relies on slides. Likewise, most e-learning (asynchronous courseware) still exhibits features of its flat/linear predecessors.

The silos start to tumble.

Learning with e's

I have visions of midnight raids on unsuspecting farms and torrents of grain falling down from monstrously huge (and protected) storage areas. There will be a special blog for the EDEN conference this week in Lisbon, and I will be contributing toward the content. I'm actually quite looking forward to the conference this year, as it promises to be memorable for all the right reasons.

70 years on and still relevant: The Sabre-Toothed Future

Performance Learning Productivity

It is something that endures through changing conditions like a solid rock, standing firmly in the middle of a raging torrent.” This first post is a long one. I certainly expect my regular jottings to be more succinct.

Keen as mustard?

Learning with e's

No, I am not making it up - but I thought, how very appropriate, given the wintry torrents of rain outside. I'm back safely on British soil again, courtesy of British Airways , who always get you there in the end. I'm worried about National Express though.

Let's go ahead and solve the future of publishing right now.

Mark Oehlert

Turns out that there is this site, Textbook Torrents, that is using BitTorrent to distribute free copies of expensive textbooks. So I was reading this post on Slashdot about a Chronicle of Higher Ed article on the growing piracy of textbooks.

A cure for the page/slide hangover?

Learning Rocks

Thanks to Jane Hart for the Prezi link, lost in the torrent of good stuff on her PotD. One of the example demos for online presentation tool Prezi makes a very valid point: slides are a side effect of an old unused technology, slide projectors.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Tool Kit Edition

Mark Oehlert

Design (via CSS Juice ) GoWare (personal mobile portal) Article on Bitlet (Bit Torrent extension for Firefox) via Webware Animoto looks very cool.

Re-orientation

Jay Cross

Now, the torrent of information generated by the ever increasing stream of new developments has rendered this impossible. Feeling lost? William James described infants’ earliest perceptions of the world as a “blooming, buzzing, confusion,” speculating that babies perceive the visual world as an unrelated, disorganized series of images rather than, as is the case for adults, a structured world composed of discrete objects and events.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Textbook torrents a-crashin’ - Abject Learning , September 11, 2009. Here are the top sites from Informal Learning Flow for September 2009. Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. The Awesomeness Manifesto - HarvardBusiness.org , September 16, 2009. An Operating System for the Mind - Half an Hour , September 19, 2009. RSS never blocks you or goes down: why social networks need to be decentralized - OReilly Radar , September 14, 2009.

My 10 Ten Tools for Learning

Learning Rocks

Google Search (Personal) Despite the never ending torrent of brilliantly useful stuff that the Big G churns out, it still is barely necessary to append "search" to their name to be clear what you mean when you say Google is a vital tool. I've been giving this some consideration lately as I've found myself populating and repopulating a couple of machines at home and work with all that I require to keep me happy. So, here they are: 1.

My 10 Ten Tools for Learning

Learning Rocks

Google Search (Personal) Despite the never ending torrent of brilliantly useful stuff that the Big G churns out, it still is barely necessary to append "search" to their name to be clear what you mean when you say Google is a vital tool. I've been giving this some consideration lately as I've found myself populating and repopulating a couple of machines at home and work with all that I require to keep me happy. So, here they are: 1.