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Thinking About Learning

  • Is there a right way to express appreciation?
    It’s an odd question isn’t it? It’s something that has occurred to me several times and it happens frequently enough. People trying to express appreciation for something and feeling they have to add in a bit of “constructive criticism” for…
    - 24 days ago, 22 Jan 19, 7:38am -
  • What’s the difference between using digital tech for learning and personal consumption?
    Leading on from yesterday’s blog post, Myles Runham asked the above question. My assertion was that …consuming digital for personal purposes is fundamentally different to consuming digital for learning purposes. It comes down to the way we use di…
    - 31 days ago, 15 Jan 19, 7:16am -
  • Just how important are digital skills for L&D?
    The skill set needed by L&D is ever-growing. The traditional skills of being able to design performance enhancing courses/workshops/programmes is still very much needed, as is the need for high quality delivery and facilitation in-person. Anyone who…
    - 32 days ago, 14 Jan 19, 9:50am -

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Learnlets

  • newFish & Chips Economics
    A colleague, after hearing my take on economics, suggested I should tell this story. It’s a bit light-hearted, but it does make a point. And I’ve expanded it here for the purposes of reading versus listening. You can use other services or product…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Feb 19, 4:02pm -
  • Getting brainstorming wrong
    There’s a time when someone takes a result, doesn’t put it into context, and leads you to bad information. And we have to call it out. In this case, someone opined about a common misconception in regards to brainstorming. This person cited a scie…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Feb 19, 4:05pm -
  • What’s the CEO want to see
    This issue came up recently, and it’s worth a think. What would a CEO hope to see from L&D?  And I think this is in two major areas. The first is for optimum execution, and the other is for continual innovation. It’s easier to talk about the fo…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Feb 19, 4:04pm -

Charles Jennings Workplace Performance

  • The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award for 2018 presented to Mark Britz
    (Original post on Internet Time Alliance colleague Harold Jarche’s site)The Internet Time Alliance Award, in memory of Jay Cross, is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Real Learning a…
    - 5 Jul 18, 11:35am -
  • Learning in the Collaboration Age
    (Repost and update from August 2014)Many may not have noticed it at the time, but the world of learning changed in 1990.In November of that year British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee together with his Belgian colleague Robert Cailliau proposed a…
    - 3 Aug 17, 10:54am -
  • 70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose
    This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. The original is on the 70-20 Blog site. There are a few observations from me at the bottom. (first published August 2016).Calhoun WickCal is deeply experienced and knowledgeable in the area o…
    - 10 Jul 17, 10:20am -

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development Blog

  • TLDCast - Stella Lee Talks About Aging Workforce
    Special Guest Stella Lee Talks About Issues Facing Learning and Development ProfessionalsI'm really looking forward to today's #TLDCast with Stella Lee.She is going to help us answer these big questions:How do we support the aging workforce? How do…
    - 19 Jul 18, 2:17pm -
  • TLDCast - Open Forum - Host Brent Schlenker
    #TLDCast is going to be FANTASTIC this week! Get it on your calendar.Monday through Friday 8am PT - 11am EST - 4pm UKDon't forget to get registered for Monday's open forum conversation. These are my favorite. The serendipitous nature of community c…
    - 3 Jun 18, 10:54pm -
  • VideoFriday on TLDCast - Back to Basics
    Today is #VideoFriday on #TLDCast. Brent Schlenker and Sam Rogers will be helping you get started with video production for eLearning.UPDATE: What a great show today. Thanks to everyone who joined us for sharing your questions, ideas, and expertise.…
    - 1 Jun 18, 2:47pm -

eLearning Technology

  • Learning Management Systems (LMS) - Never Ending Conversation
    Two articles are trending right next to each other on eLearning Learning this week:Over the past few years, I've been involved in many LMS Selection Processes.  It's good to see articles that are focusing more on getting more out of their LMS withou…
    - 23 Oct 17, 6:00pm -
  • 2017 eLearning Learning MVP Awards - Call for Nominations
    The 2017 eLearning Learning MVP Awards have just put out their call for nominations.   These awards will recognize the Most Valuable Posts (MVP) as judged by readers and the well respect judges.  You can find details on nominations by visiting the…
    - 16 Oct 17, 3:30pm -
  • Micro-Learning Myth or Must
    This week on eLearning Learning, the top two articles were funny to see side-by-side:You can find them on the Weekly Edition.  Both articles may be interesting to read, but it also highlights how hot Micro-Learning is right now.  Lot’s more conte…
    - 18 May 15, 11:40pm -

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