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Thinking About Learning

  • Higher expectations of L&D vendors
    In a LinkedIn post yesterday, Sheridan Webb wrote an article about her perceptions of how “L&D” have unhelpful attitudes towards “trainers”. It’s a good thinking piece. I value good writing about what we do as a profession and oftentimes we…
    - 21 days ago, 24 Oct 18, 6:46am -
  • What is selflessness?
    My 11yo son asked me this last night. It was late so I had to give him the short answer – doing things for others without thinking about how it might affect you, and not expecting gratitude or thanks for doing it. It’s a concept I think about oft…
    - 29 days ago, 16 Oct 18, 6:59am -
  • The truth of personality profiling
    …is that most of the time, the proper psychometric and personality tools that are out there produce accurate profiles as much as people may not want them to. I meet people regularly enough who ‘hate’ them because they don’t want to be profile…
    - 36 days ago, 9 Oct 18, 11:16am -

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 -

Learnlets

  • newContent Confusion
    I read, again and again, about the importance of ‘content’ in learning. And I don’t disagree, but…I think there’s still a problem about it. And where I get concerned is about what is meant by the term.  Just what do mean by ‘content’?…
    - 1 hour ago, 14 Nov 18, 4:05pm -
  • newDeveloping learning to learn skills
    I’m an advocate of meta-learning, that is: learning to learn. Not just because it’s personally empowering, but because it can and should be organizationally empowering. The problem is, little is talked about how to develop it. And I have to say…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Nov 18, 4:06pm -
  • Making Multiple Choice work
    For sins in my past, I’ve been thinking about assessments a bit lately. And one of the biggest problems comes from trying to find solutions that are meaningful yet easy to implement. You can ask learners to develop meaningful artifacts, but getti…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Nov 18, 4:02pm -

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 -

Will at Work Learning