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Note 3 The total Spanish force in Santiago under General Linares was 6,000: 4,000 regulars, 1,000 volunteers, and 1,000 marines and sailors from the ships

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Virtual Teams Are Here To Stay (No Matter What Yahoo Says)

InSync Training

How InSync Training Enables Its Virtual Workforce. If you are a regular follower of this blog, you probably know that our company, InSync Training , specializes in live online training. We work with clients all over the world to develop their live online training content, produce/facilitate their sessions and train their trainers to ensure their trainers are confident and prepared to handle the complete delivery of their synchronous training.

Culture vs. Control

The Peformance Improvement

The dust has settled a bit on the working-from-home issue which was stirred up about a month ago when Yahoo's 11,500 employees received an email from the HR department putting an end to “work-from-home arrangements” throughout the company.

Culture Change is More Than Skin Deep

The Peformance Improvement

Marissa Mayer , new CEO of Yahoo, received notoriety recently when she instituted a new policy that ended employees working from home. Leadership Organization Culture change culture dynergy pope principles values yahoo

How Companies Are Using MOOCs

LearnDash

In fact, some of the biggest corporate names (including Google, SAP, and Yahoo) are having their employees take courses via MOOC platforms. When most people think of massive open online courses (or MOOCs), they tend to think about them in the context of the educational space.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research

eFront

1994: Development of first popular search engines (Alta Vista, Lycos, Excite and Yahoo). Paid placement ranking: Goto morphed into Overture and Yahoo. 2003: Yahoo acquires Overture (for paid placement) and Inktomi (search).

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Designing eLearning, Reading, Instructional Design, mLearning, Yahoo!, & Google

Big Dog, Little Dog

At Yahoo, a need to hit refresh - c/net. At the time, the approach made sense and Yahoo saw dramatic financial improvements. But those "big company" controls had a downside: they caused people to think about how to protect their own turf and put themselves--instead of the company--first, according to people familiar with Yahoo. Designing E-Learning - University of Leicester.

Why a Learning Culture Helps You Improve Your Company’s Bottom Line

SHIFT eLearning

Why do you think search engine companies have come and gone (okay, some like Yahoo and Bing are still hanging around in the shadows) but Google stayed on and is prospering by the day? Have you ever wondered why Nokia lost the game to Apple ?

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How to Engage Your Learners Using Viral Videos

OpenSesame

Other timely opportunities: Another hot news topic, security hacks are becoming more and more common, such as very high profile leaks from Yahoo! Why did people assume an Asian woman in the BBC news video was the nanny? .

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MOOCs for Corporate E-learning

Origin Learning

Similarly, Yahoo! Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs are relatively new yet already a rage, so much so that the New York Times named 2012 as the ‘Year of the MOOC’.

Failing to See Money Hiding in Plain Sight

Skilful Minds

Tags: Collaboration Digital Ethnography Experience Design Ubiquitous Computing user experience social media marketing Location-based service Video Yahoo Group Viral video Money Amy Krouse Rosenthal Business and Economy

What’s a learning culture anyway? 4 essential attributes for bringing it to life

Axonify

Just look at what happened to Blockbuster , Polaroid , and (most recently) Yahoo. Last month, I shared a blog post about the need to understand your organization’s learning culture before attempting to introduce a new approach, such as microlearning.

5 Insights into Workplace Social Learning Technologies

Lambda Solutions

The evolution of social technologies from Yahoo in 1995 to Facebook in 2004 has greatly impacted the way we communicate and hence the way we learn in our professional lives.

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Microlearning Should Be Mobile-first

CLO Magazine

Don’t restrict yourself to a mobile optimized site when Yahoo Flurry analytics report 90 percent of mobile media time is spent in apps. Imagine learning a new leadership skill while waiting to board a plane. You watch a reenactment of a common managerial dilemma.

How to Turn Your Employees into Perpetual and Willing Learners

SHIFT eLearning

Companies like Yahoo , HMV , Blackberry , Kodak , Polaroid , and Blockbuster failed to keep up with the times. A fat paycheck? Yes, but not always. The corner office within the next five years? Yes sure, but what about now? 401(k) plan. Health and dental insurance. Paid vacation.

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Subscribe to This Blog

Kapp Notes

Here's how: (first you need a Yahoo account, you can get that by clicking here ) 1. Once you have a Yahoo account, go to [link] 2. It might look like this or some other variation as shown with the Yahoo feed button below or even just an orange button with the letters XML. Subscribing to a blog is easy. Do you want a handy way to consolidate all your blog reading in one place? Do you read a lot of blogs? Do you forget the URLs of all your favorite blogs?

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Trump to Pay Former Students $25 Million

CLO Magazine

Lawyers for the plaintiffs suggested some could receive close to $30,000,” according to a Yahoo article. Yahoo reported the first of the three lawsuits was scheduled to begin in U.S.

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The Evolution of the “Common eLearning Man”

eLearning Brothers

There was an increase of wireless access and search technologies like Yahoo and Google. Isn’t it amazing to think how far eLearning has come since the early 1990′s? It is truly remarkable how things have evolved so rapidly.

udemy Course with Marissa Mayer

Jay Cross

In this week’s ExtraCurricular, you’ll learn how to cultivate great ideas from new Yahoo! New Yahoo! Her job at the helm of Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, win $1,000 for your best design, and learn how a student just like you is succeeding with what she learned on Udemy.

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How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)

Coffee and Design

But what I believe sets them apart from the Yahoos and Microsofts that they have surpassed with leaps and bounds is that they are risking being innovative to add new value to what they offer. Look at the likes of Yahoo and Microsoft. Really enjoyed your post @derekbrown.

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The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Torrey Trust is my guest blogger. Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo! Torrey Trust is my guest blogger. Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs.

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

Workplace training – Yahoo! MOOCs – you can love them or hate them but you can definitely not ignore them. Despite countless stats on MOOC dropout rates, MOOCs are appearing everywhere. And IMHO, we will continue to see this phenomenon rise.

How To Use E-Learning For Compliance Training

eFront

Tech giant Yahoo hired Marissa Mayer as CEO in 2012. Although her changes were met with both praise and criticism, numbers don’t lie—Yahoo’s stock price skyrocketed, going from a mere $15.92

5 Things To Look Out For While Choosing An LMS

Origin Learning

Be it in-house ERP systems or external applications from Google, Yahoo and Microsoft, if your LMS does not merge its functionalities with the applications your employees use most commonly, it will not be able to deliver the full utility that it must.

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How to Deliver on the Promise of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

Inkling

From a personal experience, users are accustomed to visiting any number of modern consumer websites—be it CNN, Apple, Yahoo, and the like—and encounter a robust and engaging experience. Did you miss our recent webinar, Delivering on the Promise of BYOD , hosted by Ahmed Datoo? No sweat!

Jane McGonigal is Looking More like a Prophet: Gamers Map Aids Enzyme in under Three Weeks

Adobe Captivate

She guided me to this fascinating news story from Yahoo! I was pleased to hear from an old friend Cynthia Calongne, who is Chair of Emerging Media at Colorado Tech. LINK: [link] You might also recall that a few months ago I blogged about Jane McGonigal who has become well known for the radical proposition [.]. Whats new

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4 Reasons You Should Invest in Flash to HTML5 Conversion

CommLab India

According to the Yahoo-owned mobile analytics firm Flurry , 90% of the online content delivered on mobile devices is accessed through mobile apps. Have you invested heavily in Flash-based e-learning?

8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning

mLearning Revolution

In 2012 tech giants like Google, Yahoo, Adobe, Microsoft, Intel and HP posted disappointing earning results. 2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! This year we have seen technology companies introduce a myriad of mobile devices of all sizes, prices and operating systems.

Guide to copyright-free images and other resources

easygenerator

You do need a Yahoo account for this one, but it offers the option to filter on creative common resources. Images are expensive, and you do not want to violate copyrights. Finding good images that you are allowed to use can be a challenge.

Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace

G-Cube

Tools like Google Alerts or Yahoo Pipes are automatic content filters that can be very useful to direct relevant content for review through customizable criteria. Learning at the workplace is a continuous process.

Manage Remotely With Coordination, Not Control

CLO Magazine

News earlier this year that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer would require all of the company’s remote workers to return to the office quickly escalated into a national talking point, with critics categorizing the policy as antiquated and others lauding the decision as a step in the right direction in straightening out the embattled company’s culture. Working remotely requires a change in leadership and management styles. Here’s what leaders need to know.

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Our Many Hats

eLearning Cyclops

Copyright Expert - For that yahoo who grabs whatever images, music and videos they find on the web and use them in their presentations, web pages, docs, etc. eLearning Designers wear many hats – some by choice, some placed upon us. Here are the hats I wear because I need these skills as an eLearning one-person shop. Those on the second list are ones placed upon me either because they are skills I can adapt my elearning skills to or because assumptions are made (e.g.,

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider

ID Reflections

They can serve different purposes: Some of the uses of MOOCs are listed here: Build talent pipelines - Onboard new employees – McAfee and Intel Provide self-directed development – Pitney Bowes Workplace training – Yahoo!