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Thinking About Learning

  • The deep bias facing L&D
    As we continue our understanding of bias, prejudice and privilege in society, we also start to develop the capability of interrogating our own spheres. I have written before many times how there is a problem of diversity of people of colour in L&D. T…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Aug 19, 9:00pm -
  • The fine line of not being a psychologist
    In L&D we have a long list of trainers and consultants helping to deliver services and solutions to clients in many ways. That can range anything from MBTI to leadership development to coaching to unconscious bias training to NLP. Some of these have…
    - 35 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 6:43am -
  • Professionalism vs Personal touch on social media?
    A couple of weeks back, I posted this statement on Twitter > In the L&D space, I notice a number of consultants who don’t share personal stuff. You just get no sense of who they are as a person or what their value set is. They say the right things…
    - 38 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 9:30am -

OpenSesame Blog

Learnlets

  • newThe roots of LXD
    Instructional design, as is well documented, has it roots in meeting the needs for training in WWII. User experience (UX) came from the Human Computer Interaction (HCI) revolution towards User Centered Design. With a vibrant cross-fertilization of id…
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 3:06pm -
  • Sub-symbolic and Situated
    At the time that the connectionist folks were working on neural nets, another similar approach was genetic algorithms. Both were working in a different way than the previous formal approaches to AI. The distinction between the two became known as sym…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 3:01pm -
  • Lucky on Foundations
    I was thinking about my next directions, and it led to me to think a bit about my foundations. And I realized I’ve been very lucky (and I’m grateful). I’ve had good parents, mentors, colleagues, and friends. But I’ve also had some fortunate t…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Aug 19, 3:08pm -

Charles Jennings Workplace Performance

  • Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award 2019
    This post first appeared in Internet Time Alliance News on July 5, 2019The 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 Informal Learning…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Jul 19, 7:50am -
  • 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 -

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development Blog

  • The Daily BSchlenker - Guest Michael Sheyahshe Shows us Unreal
    Surprise! eLearnDev is back... sort of...Does anyone even blogger any more? LOL!Well, for a good laugh I'm going to click the publish button and see how many RSS readers are still connected.But I'm also posting this here to promote my new (almost) da…
    - 7 May 19, 7:55pm -
  • 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 -

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 -

Will at Work Learning