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Drivers and modulators

Dave Snowden

different way of looking at this is the replace the word driver with modulator. The magnets in this case modulate the system.

A New Website, Part Six - Drupal Modules

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Modules A module is some additional programming that gives your site some additional functionality. number of optional modules come installed with the original Drupal download. In addition, you can get many more modules from the Drupal web site. So I select 'Site Building' -> 'Modules'. So I activate the module.

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

Overall, Jam deployed to the organization easier than some of the other SuccessFactors modules. (I can report back on that another day). Blogs.

Connections: Deconstruction and Connectivism

George Siemens

However, I’ll spend time revisiting Derrida and others (notably Latour, but he is a sociologist, so I have more tolerance), especially after a student in the MDDE622 course that Rory McGreal and I taught at Athabasca University, posted an interesting learning module on Deconstruction and Connectivism. great resource

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

After all, everyone can tweet, blog, share a status update, or perhaps a file and what not. Building community right from day one. 30 minutes. No-one.

Workplace Learning: Adding, Embedding & Extracting

Charles Jennings

An example might be the creation of some workplace activities as part of, or immediately following, a leadership development programme.

EPortfolios and Badges Workshop - #OEB14

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Each module has six sections: objectives, questions, investigate, activities, etc. Some comments in parentheses are my own. So: badges.

Why it pays to be an ambivert. (And why you probably are one.)

Dan Pink

As you can see from the chart, the folks who fared the best — by a wide margin — were the in the modulated middle. Intrigued?

Why it pays to be an ambivert. (And why you probably are one.)

Dan Pink

As you can see from the chart, the folks who fared the best — by a wide margin — were the in the modulated middle. Intrigued?

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

Most people get it. Classes, courses and curricula – structured learning events – don’t provide all the tools in the toolkit.

It’s Only 65% !

Charles Jennings

The results of yet another 70:20:10 survey were published recently. It also got me thinking about approaches to organisational learning in general.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Company-wide training modules by an IT Process & Quality Manager at a Large Global Communications Corporation. Company-wide training modules by a Lead Courseware Developer at a Security Products Corporation. The support provided by Speech-Over for modulation and pronunciation is good. B. Why not use human voice-over?

books in perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

For example, students in a US education doctoral program will be using these ebooks for one of their modules. PKM Tips.

eBook 101

The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to Survive

Dan Pontefract

When asked by the president what his role at NASA was, the janitor pointed at the lunar module and stated, “To help get that thing up to the moon.”.

The Standalone LMS is Dead

Dan Pontefract

This is the nuclear fault of the LMS itself and of anitquated thinking from our learning leaders; it encourages standalone learning by driving people to register for an event … be it an ILT class or an eLearning module. This cannot happen solely in an ILT class and it surely does not happen in an eLearning module. Dinosaur.

Five Steps to Making Your Content Mobile Ready

Xyleme

It seems that almost every day we are inundated with more stats about how mobile is becoming an even more integral part of our lives.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

Charles Jennings

believe the L&D profession can take some lessons from both of these Charles Dickens stories, A Tale of Two Cities and A Christmas Carol. n(d)s?t/

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A wave of neuroscience

Mind Hacks

The collection covers everything from neural interfaces to neuroethics and the articles are written by some of the leading lights in brain research.

From Courses to Campaigns : using the 70:20:10 approach

Charles Jennings

Virtually all of them are wrapped up in an ‘event’ concept – often called the course, workshop, programme (or program), module etc.

Course 100

Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.

Charles Jennings

10 solutions include training and development courses and programmes, eLearning modules and reading. The other 92 provide solutions. 2015).

Economic structural change is NOT industry compositional change

Ross Dawson

I am currently preparing a number of keynotes for senior business audiences over coming weeks. The first reason. The second reason. Enterprise 2.0

Martian Dougiamas on Moodle

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

progressive: communication based pedagogies, comment developed modules, drag and drop UIs, mobile platfors, innovative workflows, integration media, etc. The approach now is for Moodle HQ to focus on a platform, such that other people can build modules on top of it. PLEs: the many different models of PLEs. Noodle has a roadmap.

Learning by Osmosis

Dan Pontefract

Similarly, learning isn’t held hostage by the formal classroom event or eLearning module. I liken learning in an organization to osmosis.

The Secret Sauce for Productive Nonprofit Meetings that No One Talks About

Beth Kanter

The Healthy Meeting Mindset. Your mindset influences your behavior and participation at meetings.   The choice is yours. Meetings

International Perspective: The MOOC and Campus-Based Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Summary of a presentation by Phillip D. Australia’s Chief Scientist Robin Batterham. The impact of technology is one of diasaggregation.

What is the future of the Learning & Development department?

Ross Dawson

In learning there has been a long-standing shift to generating learning modules, which are content that can be delivered across a variety of platforms, and hopefully as close to the point of need as possible. The topic of my presentation was The Future of Learning , giving a big picture view to kick off their series. Enterprise 2.0

Healthy and Productive Nonprofit Meetings: What Does the Research Say?

Beth Kanter

Flickr Photo by Haldane Martin. How many meetings and conference calls did you have yesterday? But many meetings end up being a complete waste of time.

Managing Learning?

Charles Jennings

Donald Taylor recently published an article titled ‘ What does ‘LMS’ mean today ?’. In it Donald posited something I’ve been advocating for years.

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Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.

Charles Jennings

A Revolution or a Slow Demise? I’ve recently read Clark Quinn’s excellent new ‘Revolutionize Learning & Development’ book. Used with permission.

Hark! What light through yonder neuron breaks

Mind Hacks

An unintentionally funny first line from a new study on the neuroscience of love. The paper also has the oddly Shakespearean sounding line. Angels!

Systems Thinking, Safety and Risk Management

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I participated in a roundtable breakfast on Protecting Financial Markets in the Age of the Cloud.  Several participants cited the sharp rise in volume and speed of high-frequency trading over the past decade as an example of a current practice that is potentially increasing volatility and systemic risk in financial markets. 

A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills

Beth Kanter

The session was an introduction to design thinking methods and to generate ideas for instructional modules for networked leadership development.

Digital Learning Research Network Conference 2016

George Siemens

Online Readiness Modules and Student Success. 5. As part of the Digital Learning Research Network, we held our first conference at Stanford last year. The conference focused on making sense of higher education. The discussions and prsentations addressed many of the critical challenges faced by learners, educators, administrators, and others.

Ulric Neisser, psychology’s repentant revolutionary

Mind Hacks

The New York Times has an obituary for the founder of cognitive psychology, Ulric Neisser. As with most of his obituaries it glosses over the fact that Neisser later rejected cognitive psychology as a means to fully understand the human mind. Ulric Neisser is widely regarded as having founded the field with his 1967 book Cognitive Psychology.

Learning and Performance Support Systems

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What follows is a version of the case we presented to NRC senior executive in order to have this program approved.

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Charles Jennings

Attending a course or completing an eLearning module tells us little apart from the fact that some activity occurred. Apparently not. itashare

A ship without sails: Why single source is integral to blended learning

Xyleme

What''s your reaction when you hear about climate change? Is it a predictor of worldwide Armageddon? But, global ecology isn''t the focus here.

E-Mediat: Social Media Capacity Building for NGOs in the Arab World

Beth Kanter

Flickr Photo by SMEX Beirut. View more documents from E-Mediat. You can read more about it on the Tunisia Team’s blog.

STEM Literacy is for Everyone

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Among LINC’s key projects is  Blossoms  - Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies , which is developing a large free repository of video modules created by gifted volunteers from around the world to assist school teachers with math and science courses. She asks critical questions.  There is a serious skills gap in the country. 

The Big Shift: Challenge and Opportunity for Women

John Hagel

This knowledge is usually experienced holistically rather than reducible to abstract categories and isolated modules. How are women affected by the longer-term changes that are transforming our business environment? This issue is rarely explored.    My talk last week provided me with the forum to share some of these ideas.