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Thinking About Learning

  • newDyslexia and L&D
    As I grow more aware of the human condition, and how this plays out in L&D, one of the things I become more aware of is the stance from which we operate. As an L&Der, I think we presume to know what the right solution must be – after all, that’s…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jun 18, 10:27am -
  • 360 feedback and coaching
    Over the years, I’ve been through and administered many 360 feedback surveys. The key thing about the feedback has always been about the quality of the coaching discussion that takes place with it and how you help someone think about the feedback i…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 6:48am -
  • An exploration of what L&D is for
    “See Sukh, I don’t think we do ourselves justice by talking about ourselves as learning professionals. I think we do more than that. That’s why I think we need to talk about being performance consultants.” “I get you. And I’m not sure we…
    - 14 days ago, 6 Jun 18, 6:45am -

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

  • newA solid education platform
    In the past couple of days, I’ve come across two different initiatives to improve education. And certainly our education system can stand improvement. However, each one had the same major flaw, and leaves open an opportunity for improvement not to…
    - 7 hours ago, 19 Jun 18, 3:05pm -
  • Game Results
    The game we designed (as I talked about yesterday), Quest for Independence, was actually a fair bit of a hit. While we couldn’t talk to kids still, anecdotally we heard that the kids were playing it. And, as the design intended, it led them to tal…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jun 18, 3:09pm -
  • Designing a game
    When I was a young academic in Australia, a colleague asked me if I would talk to some folks about a game. He knew that I had designed games before returning to grad school, and had subsequently done one on my thesis research. This group, the Austral…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jun 18, 3:05pm -

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 WickCal is deeply experienced and knowledgeable in the area o…
    - 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

  • 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…
    - 16 days ago, 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.…
    - 18 days ago, 1 Jun 18, 2:47pm -
  • 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 #…
    - 16 Jan 18, 3:37pm -

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