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Thinking About Learning

  • Things I’ve learned about being an ally
    My reality, and my lived experiences are only one part of living in this world. Yes, they are valuable to me. Yes, they may also have been from a position of privilege. Yes, I have also been a victim of and a supporter of systemic bias. Listening is…
    - 9 days ago, 24 Jun 20, 12:42pm -
  • Systemic racism in L&D
    I’ve been writing about the problem of the lack of diversity, the bias we face in L&D, and about racism for years. I’ve spoken about it in public forums, and on recorded media. It is not a bandwagon topic, it’s something which I recognise as be…
    - 23 days ago, 10 Jun 20, 9:22am -
  • Lessons in converting in-person training to virtual training
    Don’t assume they are the same Many people I know who are attempting to take their in-person training and convert to virtual format are making a lot of assumptions about virtual training and their capability to deliver highly effective virtual trai…
    - 31 days ago, 1 Jun 20, 3:40pm -

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Learnlets

  • newAn L&D Challenge?
    A colleague and friend posted about masks, and I weighed in. He suggested that it’s really a learning issue. I’m not sure I agree, but I thought it might be interesting to explore. So here’s an L&D challenge to consider. First, masks make sense…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Jul 20, 3:02pm -
  • newMyths, publishers, and confusion
    On twitter the other day, I was asked how I could on one hand rail against myths, and on the other work with orgs who either sell or promote DiSC and MBTI. The problem, it appears, was a perception that I’m deeply involved with orgs that perpetuate…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jun 20, 3:05pm -
  • More Marketing Myths
    The other day a tweet caught my eye that used a myth to get you to click a link. Worse, clicking the link led to another myth. These are folks I think are generally good, and it seems that their actual offering made sense, but the approach does not.…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Jun 20, 3:01pm -

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 -

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