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Thinking About Learning

  • L&D, Research and Evidence
    Last week, I wrote about how L&D get research so very wrong at nearly every turn. So let’s clarify some things we often mistake for being in the same bucket as research that isn’t. Anecdotes are not research. Anecdotes are just that. Stories. Pow…
    - 14 days ago, 25 Nov 19, 9:51am -
  • What L&D get wrong about research
    We’re living in a period of time where it’s more and more acceptable that we can hammer experts for their subject matter knowledge in preference for someone’s personal opinion. It is genuinely a troubling attitude when someone feels so entitled…
    - 18 days ago, 21 Nov 19, 11:08am -
  • What solutions can L&D provide if courses aren’t the answer?
    A couple of weeks ago, Myles Runham wrote this really interesting piece on whether or not L&D can work without courses. His main provocation is this: In L&D… we seek problems for which the course, a programme, an event and some content are the answ…
    - 48 days ago, 22 Oct 19, 6:56am -

OpenSesame Blog

Learnlets

  • Unpacking some nuances
    In my book Engaging Learning, I had a suite of elements for both effective education practice and engaging experiences. Of course, the point was that they perfectly aligned. However, I’m unpacking a couple of them, and I thought it’d be helpful…
    - 6 days ago, 3 Dec 19, 4:08pm -
  • Passion and Learning
    My better half recently got a sample of special butter. A gift from a co-worker (an interesting story), and led me to reflect on the link between passion and learning. M’lady’s co-worker is a fan of good butter. I was able to view a picture of he…
    - 13 days ago, 26 Nov 19, 4:02pm -
  • Cultural Comment Shift
    I’ve been blogging now for over a decade, and one thing has changed. The phenomena is that we’re seeing a cultural comment shift; comments are now coming from shared platforms, not directly on the site. And while I try not to care, I’m finding…
    - 20 days ago, 19 Nov 19, 4:05pm -

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
    - 60 days ago, 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