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Thinking About Learning

  • What solutions can L&D provide if courses aren’t the answer?
    A couple of weeks ago, Myles Runham wrote this really interesting piece on whether or not L&D can work without courses. His main provocation is this: In L&D… we seek problems for which the course, a programme, an event and some content are the answ…
    - 15 days ago, 22 Oct 19, 6:56am -
  • If not Learning Styles, then what?
    Last week I wrote this blog post about why Learning Styles should be consigned to the bin. Not just my opinion on it, but because there is no research of any kind that supports the use of Learning Styles in the design or delivery of training/learning…
    - 24 days ago, 14 Oct 19, 6:09am -
  • Why does it matter if Learning Styles is still used?
    In the world of training and learning and development, there are certain practices that just do not go away. A lot of us in our early days of becoming trainers were taught about some variation of learning styles. How we have to design learning for pe…
    - 26 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 7:00am -

OpenSesame Blog

  • What is ransomware?
    Well, if some recent, devastating cyber attacks are any indication, it may be today’s phishing vector of choice. Just a few weeks ago, the city of Baltimore was hit by a massive ransomware attack from a virus called “Robbinhood.” The hackers de…
    - 20 days ago, 17 Oct 19, 10:11pm -
  • Leadership Development – Bridging the Gap from Strategy to Execution
    Leadership is about inspiring people to do things they never thought they could – Steve Jobs In this era of digital disruption, businesses need to make plans to match their mission and vision. Leadership plays a vital role in making significant imp…
    - 28 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 7:46pm -
  • Highlights from 2019 OpenSesame User Conference
    OpenSesame hosted more than 200 customers, course publishers and LMS companies at its annual user conference 11-12 September in Portland, Oregon.  This year’s conference centered on themes surrounding future skilling and developing leaders for a 2…
    - 29 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 10:16pm -

Learnlets

  • newBuilding Trust
    Some months ago, I talked about I was working virtually in a couple of instances. Using distributed tools, we’re able to coordinate and collaborate.  One team got together physically last week to get work done. And the outcome was intriguing about…
    - 2 hours ago, 6 Nov 19, 4:06pm -
  • Templates for good
    In terms of the various ways in which we can support the gaps in our cognition, one of the terms is ‘templates’. And it’s worth discussing what a template is, and considering them at a variety of levels. I want to suggest we should have templat…
    - 8 days ago, 29 Oct 19, 3:07pm -
  • Kate O’Neill #DevLearn Keynote Mindmap
    Kate O’Neill closed the DevLearn conference with a keynote on tech humanism. With a humorous but insightful presentation, she inspired us to strive for good.The post Kate O’Neill #DevLearn Keynote Mindmap appeared first on Learnlets.
    - 12 days ago, 25 Oct 19, 7:22pm -

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…
    - 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

  • Your Digital Content Needs to be 5-able
    The 5-ables of Digital Training ContentJoin me on crowdcast this morning for a conversation about content. All content in the 21st century is 5-able. Come hear about what that means.powered by Crowdcast
    - 27 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 2:39pm -
  • 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 -

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