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Thinking About Learning

  • Myths of Learning laid bare

    - 7 days ago, 28 Mar 20, 11:37am -
  • Don’t fight the Overwhelm
    Some thoughts on how to deal with the current Overwhelm due to COVID-19 global pandemic. First, don’t fight the Overwhelm. This shit is overwhelming. It has been sudden and dramatic and most of us haven’t had to deal with anything of this scale i…
    - 17 days ago, 18 Mar 20, 5:14pm -
  • New Voices in L&D – Luke Bevan
    There is something about the fresh eyes of those new to the workforce which is really infectious and enjoyable to listen to. Here, Luke Bevan shares his enthusiasm and thoughts on how to make an impact in the world of training. It’s really good to…
    - 36 days ago, 28 Feb 20, 7:00am -

OpenSesame Blog

  • new6 tips for establishing a learning culture in your organization
    1. Get leadership buy-in Establishing and nurturing a learning culture is an ongoing process that requires long term support (and work) from the leaders in your business. These are the people who will be implementing and reinforcing training initiati…
    - 13 hours ago, 3 Apr 20, 5:20pm -
  • Why author elearning content to industry standards?
    At OpenSesame, we receive inquiries from subject matter experts and content authors who have developed training programs but are unsure about how to monetize them in today’s online world. They have valuable content (a training video, a PowerPoint p…
    - 4 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 4:00pm -
  • Managing your remote team
    Coronavirus presents unprecedented challenges to business. At OpenSesame, we are a fully distributed team with the option for employees to work from home. As a precaution, effective 13 March 2020 though, all employees are working from home and practi…
    - 9 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 9:02pm -

Learnlets

  • Shallow or Deep
    I wrote about how I was frustrated with the lack of any decent learning expertise in too many vendors. And, lately I’ve been seeing more orgs making learning claims. Unrelated, of course, because it’s too soon. Still, are things improving? My exp…
    - 4 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 3:06pm -
  • How I work
    So, I work from home. A lot. And lots of folks are providing advice for those who have to make the shift in these interesting times. Rather than talk about what you should do, however, I thought I’d share what I do. So this is how I work. This is m…
    - 11 days ago, 24 Mar 20, 3:07pm -
  • Interesting times
    It was when I was living in Australia that I first heard the apocryphal Chinese curse “may you live in interesting times.” And, I have to say, the going’s gotten weird. A few reflections on the situation, all of course related to COVID-19. I wr…
    - 18 days ago, 17 Mar 20, 3:04pm -

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
    - 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