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Thinking About Learning

  • You don’t think – except that you do
    In a post this week, Nick Shackleton-Jones expressed a set of insights where he suggests humans don’t think – certainly not as we have been made to believe. The affective context model claims, in essence, that we don’t ‘remember’ anything.…
    - 12 days ago, 29 Nov 17, 4:54pm -
  • Things to be aware of in L&D’s future
      Virtual Reality. It’s a fascinating technology. There’s so much potential for what it can do. In the main? It’ll remain quite niche, and only the cash rich organisations will be able to afford the investment of making it work. The hook for L…
    - 21 days ago, 20 Nov 17, 6:08pm -
  • Kindness isn’t a commodity
    Some while ago I remember starting to hear a thing. It was an odd thing. People would tell me, Oh I do like to say thank you or give praise, but it has to be for a special thing. Right, so you have the ability to help someone feel better about themse…
    - 42 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 7:52am -

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…
    - 49 days ago, 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…
    - 49 days ago, 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…
    - 60 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 8:51pm -


  • Conceptual Clarity
    Ok, so I can be a bit of a pedant.  Blame it on my academic background, but I believe conceptual clarity is important! If we play fast and loose with terminology, we can be be convinced of something without truly understanding it.  Ultimately, we c…
    - 5 days ago, 6 Dec 17, 4:07pm -
  • Usability and Networks
    As I mentioned in an earlier post, I have been using Safari and Google to traverse the networks. And in a comment, I mentioned that the recent launch of the new Firefox browser was prompting me to switch.  And that’s now been put through a test, a…
    - 6 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 4:04pm -
  • Before the Course
    It appears that, too often, people are building courses when they don’t need to (or, more importantly, shouldn’t).  I realize that there are pressures to make a course when one is requested, including expectations and familiarity, but really, yo…
    - 12 days ago, 29 Nov 17, 4:04pm -

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

  • EdCast Presents the Future Learning 2020 Summit - Silicon Valley - August 23rd and 24th
    I'd like to personally invite you to attend EdCast's 3rd Annual Future Learning 2020 Summit taking place August 23-24 in Silicon Valley.Many of the most well-respected names in the corporate training, learning, and development will be there to di…
    - 26 Jun 17, 4:29am -
  • Brent Schlenker Joins EdCast!
    The Big Story!I am officially part of team EdCast. If you missed it, I left Litmos a couple months ago. After a few weeks of soul searching and many many conversations with mentors, colleagues, and friends, I decided a new adventure on the cutting ed…
    - 10 May 17, 10:50pm -
  • TLDChat - Video Friday - Guest Brian Fanzo talks Live Streaming
    Welcome to #TLDChat!Today we are talking with the amazing Brian Fanzo, aka @iSocialFanz !You can view it here or click the video screen below and login at for the event. Be sure to get updates on future #TLDChat guest by signing up for…
    - 6 Apr 17, 11:57pm -

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…
    - 49 days ago, 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…
    - 56 days ago, 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