Products

Clark Quinn

I don’t usually talk about products, particularly ones I’ve received as opposed to have chosen. Of course, there was only a 90 day warranty, and I didn’t really expect to get it replaced, but I am dismayed that it could fail after such a short period of time. However, there are a couple of mentions worth making: GOOD. I won a copy of Navigon. I’d always wanted a GPS, but didn’t want to buy one, figuring they’d get outdated.

E-Learning 3.0 Course Synopsis

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There isn’t a single classroom or learning management system; instead the course itself is design to create connections between individual websites or blogs and to create a flow of conversation and cooperation across that network.

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On the Creative Commons Certificate Course

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A week ago, by way of a post in the Creative Commons Open Education Platform discussion list, I became aware of the Creative Commons Certificate course, "an in-depth course about CC licenses, open practices and the ethos of the Commons." they may not need the course.

Course 195

The 'Course' in MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Given the opportunity, these learners have a burning desire to 'complete' the course. In this sense, the concept of course completion doesn't really make sense - what is it to 'complete' joining a community? Perhaps the "C" in MOOC should be changed to mean "Community" in that case, because the concept of "course" does imply a sense of completion, i.e., something > with a beginning and an end which is determined by an entity besides the learner. (Or

Course 195

udemy Course with Marissa Mayer

Jay Cross

During her 13 years at Google, she oversaw the company’s Search, Maps, and Local Products in addition to User Experience. At Google, product ideas came from users, strategic planning, acquisitions, and engineers solving problems for themselves. Take This FREE Course.

Course 169

Solow Paradox 2.0: The Lagging Impact of Technology Advances on Productivity Growth

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Our aging economies are thus dependent on productivity gains to drive long-term economic growth , future prosperity and higher standards of living. Their average productivity growth in the 5 years between 2000 and 2004 was 2.4%. The waning of the mid-1990s productivity boom.

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Luis Suarez

That’s why I thought I would spend a few minutes today talking about this particular topic and perhaps add some additional ways of how it’s worked for me as well over the course of those 9 years. Of course, I’m talking about sleep , or getting *enough* good sleep!

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

Yes, I know, another article on the topic of Productivity , although this time around with a slightly different flavour: how can we improve the way we deliver messages through presentations? Shouldn’t we be aiming at addressing that productivity overkill and do something about it?

Czech Course Followup Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked the following questions after my presentation to CZ Course RVP_VT21 yesterday: (Elements of Coop.) I see it’s not contra-productive from the educational point of view but once a teacher wants their students to work um some comprehensive topic, I have my doubts about the result. How to ensure any educational outcomes in accordance with short-time curricular aims? Students having autonomy do not usually feel about the aim the same way as teachers.

Course 140

Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?

Luis Suarez

decided to kill my own productivity? And I am not just referring to the things we can do ourselves to avoid those productivity killers, since I am sure we all know how we could get rid of each and everyone of those!, That, right there, is already 8 hours of lost productivity!

Education and, of course, the Net

Harold Jarche

Not on ages’ old traditions of learning, but on a system of reducing human qualities to measurable, standardized productivity designed for the assembly line. Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via Twitter this past week. .

Course 207

Musing on Google’s Power Searching Course and marketing

Jay Cross

Today I completed Google’s Power Searching Course. After the course, I treat search more as an iterative process. I spent three or four hours taking the course. Course design. ” I complete the course with even more respect for Google.

Search 172

How Effective are Video-Based Training Courses?

TOPYX LMS

3 Benefits of Video-Based Training Courses. Video-based training courses pack an impressive punch in the area of benefits. For example, a video-based training course is…. Self-paced – A learner can choose his or her own rate at which to advance in the course.

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – Mophie, Gum Max and Logitech

Luis Suarez

As I have mentioned on my last blog post , here’s a follow-up entry for today where I’m going to pick things up from where I left them around some additional Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker.

Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products

Tony Karrer

The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , and Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course. In the next post we'll discuss the requirements of voice modulation and pronunciation for these products.

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – TweetBot, Pocket, Evernote

Luis Suarez

And since lately I keep traveling quite a bit and spend more time on the road than at my home office, I thought it would be a good time exploring how I can improve my overall knowledge Web worker experience using various social networking / productivity tools while on the road.

Reflections on Innovation, Productivity and Job Creation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I am getting ready to teach a graduate course on the subject at MIT this Fall, where we will explore technology’s impact on industries ranging from finance to healthcare. Such a dramatic shift in jobs is largely due to the massive productivity improvements in the agriculture and industrial sectors as a result of the technological advances and innovations of the Industrial Revolution.

Three Models of Knowledge Production

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It should be contrasted with some alternatives: knowledge production as mining - on this view, data is like a raw material that is searched for and retrieved. knowledge production as growth - on this view, data is like a raw material that serves as a nutrient or growth medium.

Beyond the Course

Nigel Paine

What intrigued me, initially, was the title: Beyond the Course. Particularly as Brightwave is at the epi-centre of e-learning course development. My ten thoughts on getting beyond the course: Learning in organisations is all about impact not consumption.

3 Questions to Ask Before Launching a Corporate Online Learning Course

TOPYX LMS

Corporate online learning is prized for its ability to save companies money, benefit the environment, provide on-demand training, boost employee productivity, and increase workers’ ability to retain training information by up to 60 percent.

Take this free, brief, online course on Learning to Learn

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Enroll in the course here. SpacedEd co-founder and CEO Duncan Lennox says that is precisely what his product is doing for physicians. Users are also given performance data (their course progress and performance relative to peers) which feeds their addiction to the courses.

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How divergence in labor productivity is shaping the future of work

Ross Dawson

One of the most important issues is divergence in labor productivity, mentioned as the fourth point under Labor Productivity in the Economic Structure section. There are many broader issues in shifts in labor productivity that I’ll come back to another time.

Great Products Don’t Need Customer Service – “La Bicha”

Luis Suarez

I tell you, if I were the owner of “La Bicha”, I would be extremely worried, at best, at having such incredibly negative feedback about my place and my products. Yes, of course, I am talking about Apple and its wonderful products.

Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help

Ross Dawson

billion of worker productivity is lost to playing Angry Birds. today that workers already do a number of things that are not considered productive – like going to the bathroom or talking to colleagues without any actual loss in productivity. The fact someone is spending time playing a game or browsing doesn’t mean a productivity loss,” Mr Dawson said. “It’s The fallacy that humans can be consistently productive at knowledge work for 8 hours is not helpful.

3 Questions to Ask Before Launching a Corporate Online Learning Course

TOPYX LMS

Corporate online learning is prized for its ability to save companies money, benefit the environment, provide on-demand training, boost employee productivity, and increase workers’ ability to retain training information by up to 60 percent.

Travelling for work: 7 principles for productivity and value

Ross Dawson

While all of this is of course essential to a futurist, I believe we all need to take every opportunity available to learn what is happening across the glorious global diversity of business, society, and humanity. During a long flight or over the course of a shorter more intense trip you can easily develop big-frame ideas just in the gaps between your scheduled activities.

eLearning Course Development

Tony Karrer

BJ Schone asks a good question in his post - How do you build eLearning courses? I have built our courses using a custom template created using HTML and JavaScript. They couldn't believe I wasn't using Lectora or another similar authoring product. They stressed that my courses would be difficult to maintain over time (in case I leave the company). So, here's my question: How do you build your eLearning courses?

Course 101

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: The product-to-service.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Saturday, 21 August 2010 The product-to-service financial ratio Yesterday I saw a tweet by Frank Scavo : Chatting with a vendor about implementation cost to software license cost ratios. Because the product is more expensive. " Business or Pleasure? -

A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills

Beth Kanter

For the rest of the morning, we learned about design thinking by doing it through “ A Crash Course in Design Thinking.” We voted on what thought might be the most productive to prototype and test related to “letting go and allowing for emergence.”

Course 105

Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course

Tony Karrer

In this post we will begin to address the practical side of the subject: How can e-learning developers use Text-to-Speech (TTS) voices to narrate their courses? Stand-alone TTS tools are used to create sound files just as you would if you had a human recording audio for the course.

Course 150

Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry from a reader at a large company that is continuously working on large projects with lots of course content running around. They have Articulate courses, classroom courses, SharePoint sites, etc. Of course, it’s still a bit of a mess. Along the way, a lot of the LCMS products on the market have become more about a kind of authoring approached with content stored in a database that is transformed into courseware.

Course 131

Three vendors and/or products to love: Computer parts, music, electric toothbrush

David Weinberger

Yo, Humbles, I already bought the product. but of course it is just one data point I wanted to replace the smashed screen of a white MacBook, and found what seemed like a very good price from Wegener. The new screen arrived very quickly, and was exactly as described. But when I started to strip down the MacBook, I discovered I had ordered the wrong screen. It’s surprisingly easy to do. So, I sent an email to Wegener and quickly got a reply, followed by a phone call.

One Simple Tip To Increase Your Productivity at Your Nonprofit Job

Beth Kanter

The header to this cartoon in the article is “ Be Realistic About Your Productivity Goals.” And, of course, we have all experienced attempting to get a task down and not allocating enough time. Sarah Cooper – 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings.

From workplace courses to global conversations

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Aug 27 2008 From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White Published by Nancy White at 6:42 am under communities of practice , learning This is an article that Josien Kapma and I wrote for the Dutch journal, “Leren in Organisaties&#. A great potential for more job-related, productive uses is waiting to be exploited.

Course 100

Laughter in the workplace

Steve Denning

Of course, I also saw periods of intense concentration and moments of dismay and alarm.

Course 227

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Luis Suarez

Needless to say it’s been a bit of a challenge as well to try to summarise my own Top Tools List for Learning down to just 10, more than anything else, because of how varied and mixed my very own learning needs and wants have become over the course of the last few years.

Tools 259

From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Aug 27 2008 From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White Published by Nancy White at 6:42 am under communities of practice , learning This is an article that Josien Kapma and I wrote for the Dutch journal, “Leren in Organisaties&#. A great potential for more job-related, productive uses is waiting to be exploited.

Course 100

10th Year Blogiversary – The Unfinished Journey of Blogging and Why It Matters

Luis Suarez

A place, over the course of the years, I can always return to and be just my self : . ‘[ …] a place for the sound of the individual’s own flawed voice in open conversation with others, building something bigger than itself.’.

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

Over the course of the years, if you have been a long time reader, you may remember how there were a number of themes I kept coming back to from Knowledge Management, to Collaboration, (Social) Learning, Online Communities and, specially, Social / Open Business.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

So when you know it is no longer working out for you there are a few things you can do: Let inertia run its course and stick around just because everyone else is still in there anyway and continue on the path to get bored to death over time. .

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today? Reeder : Of course, I still use RSS feeds.

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My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #3

Luis Suarez

Now, that doesn’t mean I wasn’t using my iPhone, nor my iPad Pro, of course, I was still using them more often than not, as I still needed to go out and about, get round different places, get together with real life friends and what not. Of course!

Tools 208

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From

Luis Suarez

People I Learn From : While both Collaborators and Cooperators make my primary network of contacts and business relationships (and, of course, friendships!), Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools