Sampling error’s more dangerous friend
MAY 8, 2015
Polls rely on sampling – the basic idea being that you don’t have to ask everyone to get a rough idea of how things are going to go.
Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples
JANUARY 29, 2008
Based on my post LMS RFP , I've been asked several times if I knew where you could find samples of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for custom eLearning development, performance support tools, learning content management systems (LCMS), elearning authoring tools , etc. Today the question was for Microsoft Project.
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JANUARY 13, 2008
Shakespeare I like Shakespeare. :).
Is Wikipedia getting too hard? A random sampling
FEBRUARY 23, 2009
Please note that this is an entirely unscientific, non-significant sampling. A couple of weeks ago, I happened to come across a few Wikipedia articles that struck me as too hard. So, I checked in on a handful of articles, looking particularly at the introductory paragraphs Here are the examples, minus the many hyperlinks. (My 2]. cents.
Evidence that "Retail Therapy" is Effective - Bob Sutton
JUNE 2, 2011
BPS Research reports a recent article containing a series of small studies that shows "retail therapy" does work -- at least in a sample of young American consumers. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search. 17 Things I Believe.
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
A neo-generalist is somewhere between a polymath and a hyperspecialist. If you just read all the books they mention, you would be much the wiser.
Power analysis of a typical psychology experiment
JUNE 19, 2015
the required sample size increases drammatically as power drops. The results should worry you. Things to note: even for a large (0.8) Theory
Jon Kabat Zinn
MARCH 1, 2015
You may want to sample. I bailed out of the Wisdom 2.0 I revere him. He moves mountains. It’s enchanting. Mindfulness Psychology
Enterprise Learning & Digital Transformation
MARCH 3, 2015
Enterprise Learning takes learning beyond the training department into the overall extended enterprise, the “Workscape.” What do you think?
New Book from Jay. Almost.
MAY 5, 2015
website for more information, sample graphics, and a substantial excerpt. The draft of my new book, Aha!, I have Lean Fever. DIY learning.
Big Data Takes Center Stage
JULY 3, 2013
The way people handled the problem of capturing information in the past was through sampling. How can you tell which it is going to be? .
Are online experiment participants paying attention?
JULY 23, 2015
One concern, however, is that online samples may be less motivated to pay attention to the tasks they are participating in. Theory
Flip your meetings
MARCH 21, 2015
Here’s a sample invitation. American business people attend 11,000,000 business meetings every day and half of it’s a waste of time.
SXSW: What Social Media Analytics and Data Can’t Tell You
MARCH 10, 2014
Our sample was combined US and Canada populations). Please Retweet! Look at the friendly, smart and sexy people at #smdata panel!
Neoliberalism and MOOCs: Amplifying nonsense
JULY 8, 2013
In recent presentations, I’ve been positioning MOOCs in terms of the complexification of higher education (see below for sample presentation). I’ve said this many times over the past six months: If 2012 was the year of the MOOC, 2013 will be the year of the anti-MOOC. Things are unfolding nicely according to plan.
eLearning Learning Launches New Features
AUGUST 15, 2011
Over on eLearning Learning , we've just launched a new version with some great new features. You can change the Edition at any time.
70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose
AUGUST 13, 2016
These include samples in China, India and Singapore and for female leaders, since the original samples of executives in the early 80s were mostly male.
Examples of eLearning–Ten Great Resources
JANUARY 11, 2011
Elearning samples eLearning Examples Examples of E-Learning Where are Examples of eLearning? I was just asked for some examples of eLearning. I had collected up eLearning Examples a couple years ago, but thought it was worth going back to look for more. The following are some very good lists of widely varying examples of eLearning.
Pick my brain?
OCTOBER 26, 2016
So for the first one, they wanted some feedback on their design, and we arranged that I’d investigate a representative sample and provide feedback. There were also some places where they’d managed to have some errors that had passed editorial (and this was only a small sample of a replicated model across a broad curriculum).
Free Download of Chapter 1 – The Purpose Effect
APRIL 3, 2016
And feel free to share these sample chapters with your colleagues or anyone who would find this helpful. Or so I thought. So, I started over.
Using Computers to Cure Medicine’s Pathologies
DECEMBER 8, 2011
The researchers then used the training set of 248 samples to teach C-Path which of these features were associated with cancer.
Do you have 4 minutes to help me learn what people do all day at work?
APRIL 26, 2012
The survey begins with some demographic questions to ensure we have valid sample. And, seriously, it takes just four minutes. Research
Good Stuff While I was Gone | Full Circle Associates
AUGUST 26, 2008
Here is a sampling of stuff that has caught my eye, and why. Howard Rheingold talks (via multiple modes) about participatory learning. Hehe.
Greenwashing Your Way To Employee Disengagement
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
The researchers used three samples of data, and aggregated more than 1000 working adults. in damages claims. But Volkswagen is not alone.
Online Newspaper Software
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 4, 2011
Here's a sample story. Some samples here and here 's another. Drupal & Hosted Drupal Newspapers Running on Drupal This is a demo site showcasing newspapers running on Drupal, a popular open source content management system. These are sites set up using Drupal and then expanded with various modules. You can adjust layouts, etc.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
We sampled local beverages and had dinner together. Yesterday I flew from San Francisco to Atlanta. Aspen trees in Colorado. Just Jay
Finding the time for networked learning
MARCH 7, 2011
SMB Knowledge Workers spend an estimated 36 percent of their time trying to. Contact customers, partners or colleagues. Find information.
Fact Retrieval vs. Problem Solving in the Brain
AUGUST 13, 2012
If you haven't read this 'oldie-but-goodie' paper, check out Transforming Physics Education. The study's conclusions? "To purdue.edu/jps/vol3/iss1/2/.
Only 14% think that company training is an essential way for them to learn in the workplace
APRIL 16, 2012
That was one of the findings of my recent anonymous survey on how people learn best in the workplace, and even I was surprised by the results. Ranking.
art and monopolies
MARCH 3, 2017
Image: Sample of Simon Heath’s work shared on Twitter. I call these Friday’s Finds. ” —Nina Simone, via @PENamerican.
Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Pre-Order Your Copy Now!
APRIL 13, 2015
In mid-May 2015, the book “ Volunteer Engagement 2.0 ” will launch and I’m proud to be among 35 chapter contributors! Books
Gord Downie May Be The Best High School Teacher I Never Had
AUGUST 17, 2016
Here is a small sample of words found in Tragically Hip songs: Aesthetes. Those were awkward days. And I mean ever. What subjects you ask?
List of the 242 most influential publications in the world
MARCH 28, 2011
Nate Silver , the political statistician extraordinaire, has turned his attention to publishing. The full list of the top 242 is below.
Bollocks to it
MARCH 21, 2011
However, the small sample size of the American data means it may not be the most reliable guide to the true population ranking. Says who?
Cluetrain at fifteen
AUGUST 26, 2014
Take this sample from the interview: Markets are conversations. Doc Searls has shared an interview done in 2000 about The Cluetrain Manifesto. Most of its theses are as as fresh and relevant now as they were fifteen years ago. Markets consist of human beings, not demographic sectors. Conversations among human beings sound human.
The Herriot effect
DECEMBER 27, 2011
I know about the harsh reality by the way; the lot of a vets son is to help out with blood samples, sheath washings and the like during the holidays.
Research and Evidence
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 2, 2015
This is only a sampling of the rich body of research surrounding MOOCs, research conducted by careful and credible scientists. Why would it?
Training Evaluation: a mug’s game
FEBRUARY 13, 2011
Interview a statistically significant sample of the workforce to see if the hypothesis holds up. Efficiency is doing things right.
Ranking and comparing the world’s top 20 startup hubs
NOVEMBER 22, 2012
As I noted at the time, it was based on skewed data from the sample used, but was probably the best available. It makes for interesting reading.
The Big Question: How to assess learning initiatives…
MARCH 2, 2011
However, you can find out a lot by interviewing a sample of people. Why single out informal, social, and continuous learning? Just Jay