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Thinking About Learning

  • Is your opinion valid?
    One of the things I’ve been struggling with in the post-truth world we now live in, is that its become legitimate to claim whatever you want, with seemingly little more than your own thinking, and an apparent lack of need for evidence your thinking…
    - 16 days ago, 30 Mar 18, 5:01pm -
  • Cognitive bias in L&D
    One of the harder topics to address through L&D solutions is the topic of cognitive bias. It’s a hard topic to address because as more research has been done in the area, we’ve uncovered many forms that bias can be manifest, and we’re also lear…
    - 24 days ago, 22 Mar 18, 8:27am -
  • Deeper, Learning
    Last year I attended the facilitation shindig run by Julie Drybrough. The shindig is designed to provide a space to explore different aspects of facilitation, for facilitators to practice their craft, to learn some new things, and go deeper in thinki…
    - 38 days ago, 8 Mar 18, 8:27am -

OpenSesame Blog

  • Why consider 508 compliance courses for your learning program
    The ADA requires employers to make ‘reasonable accommodations’ for people with disabilities. Some employers are still mislead to think that hiring a person with a disability will result in increased time and money spent on accommodations and cons…
    - 24 Oct 17, 12:00am -
  • Investing in cyber security prevention
    According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, as of July 2017, over 700 companies were breached, nearly matching the total of all breaches in 2016. Cybercrimes are happening more often than ever. A data breach has occurred when an individual’s n…
    - 24 Oct 17, 12:00am -
  • Benefits of PMP Training Online
    Each industry has a number of beneficial courses and certificates that can help managers hone existing skill sets, but many courses tend to have a high, long-lasting impact on their careers. Of the certifications out there, few  can be applied into…
    - 12 Oct 17, 8:51pm -


  • Tools and Design
    I’ve often complained about how the tools we have make it easy to do bad design. They make it easy to put PPTs and PDFs on the screen and add a quiz. And not that that’s not so, but I decided to look at it from the other direction, and I found th…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Apr 18, 3:02pm -
  • New and improved evaluation
    A few years ago, I had a ‘debate’ with Will Thalheimer about the Kirkpatrick model (you can read it here).  In short, he didn’t like it, and I did, for different reasons.  However, the situation has changed, and it’s worth revisiting the is…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Apr 18, 3:06pm -
  • P&D Strategies
    In an article, Jared Spool talks about the strategies he sees UX leaders using.  He lists 3 examples, and talks about how your strategies need to change depending on where you are in relation to the organization.  It made me think about what P&D st…
    - 11 days ago, 4 Apr 18, 3:07pm -

Charles Jennings Workplace Performance

  • 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 Wick Cal is deeply experienced and knowledgeable in the area…
    - 10 Jul 17, 10:20am -
  • Jay Cross Memorial Award - 2017
    The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Real Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work. Recipients champion workplace an…
    - 5 Jul 17, 5:01pm -

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development Blog

  • Game Design and UX Design are about Learning
    I'm really looking forward to today's #TLDCast because I'll be hosting a book review of one of my favorite books: A Theory of Fun by Raph Koster.Whenever anyone asks me to recommend a book for newbies in the world of training and/or L&D, this is my #…
    - 89 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 3:37pm -
  • TLDCast Tuesday Topic is eLearning Projects
    How Do You Manage eLearning Projects?How many eLearning development projects are you currently working on? One? One hundred?Many training departments are overwhelmed with eLearning projects that need to be delivered. The demand for content is growin…
    - 96 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 2:10pm -
  • Congratulations TLDCast! Today is the 200th Episode for Training Learning and Development Professionals
    THANK YOU TLDCommunity!Thanks to everyone who joined us today! Luis and I appreciate all of you. If you'd like to continue the TLDCast conversations, please join us in the slack group. #TLDChat will continue in slack making the connection between li…
    - 20 Dec 17, 10:09pm -

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