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Enter to Win 1 of 25 Signed Copies of LEAD. CARE. WIN.

Dan Pontefract

Want to win a free, super awesome leadership book? The post Enter to Win 1 of 25 Signed Copies of LEAD. appeared first on Pontefract Group. leadership Lead.

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Tips to Avoid Millennials Marketing Hype

Clark Quinn

I received, in my email, a solicitation for a webinar titled 5 Tips to Engage Gen Z and Millennial eLearners in 2020 and Beyond. And, as you might imagine, it tweaked my sensibilities for the worse. My initial reaction is to provide, as a palliative, tips to avoid millennials marketing hype. The content starts off with this scintillating line: “if you’re searching for current, new ways to engage people online and keep your business thriving, look to your youngest learners.”

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Are We Becoming a Decadent, Stagnating Society?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year I read a very interesting essay, “ The Age of Decadence ”, by NY Times columnist Ross Douthat. The essay is adapted from his recently published book The Decadent Society - How We Became the Victims of Our Own Success. This long essay covers a lot of ground, from technology and innovation to politics and religion. The essay was published in early February, before Covid-19 spread across the US.

top tools 2020

Harold Jarche

Every year, Jane Hart asks, “What are the most popular, useful, valuable, digital tools for learning?” ” and this year has added, “How has lockdown affected the tools used for learning and development in 2020?” ” Everyone can add their voice, and voting ends 21 August. In my case, the tools I use for learning have not changed much since I posted top tools for 2019. One change I have made is to use Pinboard for my social bookmarks.

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Dan Reads! Lesson #2: Play for Meaning – LEAD. CARE. WIN. Excerpt

Dan Pontefract

Dan reads from Chapter 2 of LEAD. his 4th book. The post Dan Reads! Lesson #2: Play for Meaning – LEAD. Excerpt appeared first on Pontefract Group. leadership Lead.

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Thinking Transformation

Clark Quinn

This pandemic has led to everyone scrambling to work digitally. And it’s not really a transformation (which shouldn’t be ‘digital first’), but rather just ‘move what we do online’. And that’s understandable. Over time, however, I think we want to shift our mindset. And, I think a previous exercise in thinking transformation is valuable here. I’m talking mobile. When I originally was talking about mobile, I was doing so from a perspective of augmenting our brains.

My Top Personal Learning Tools 2020

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Jane Hart has issued her annual call for our top ten e-learning tools, and here's mine. I've named my list 'personal learning tools' because I think of learning as an activity that blends my own activities as a 'student' with those as a 'teacher'. It's a practice that thinks of learning as immersive and ongoing; I work, teach and learn all in the same sweep of the quill. It's helpful to refer to my diagram from my previous post , describing the process.

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Misadventures in Content Production: Copying & Pasting is Not Reuse

Xyleme

The term “reuse” gets thrown around a lot in regard to content management and maintenance, particularly when dealing with content at scale. But did you know that most content authoring and management tools that tout reuse are essentially just copying and pasting? Let’s be clear — copying and pasting is NOT reuse. True reuse allows organizations to utilize existing content in a variety of deliverables and output types (HTML5, Word, PowerPoint, SCORM packages, chat bots, etc.,)

Jane’s Personal Top 10 Tools for Learning in 2020

Jane Hart

The Top Tools for Learning 2020 (14th Annual) survey will close on Friday 21 August. Have you voted for your favourites yet? If not, you can do so by completing an online form here or else send a tweet to me, @C4LPT with your top 10 tools. I will reveal the Top 200 Tools for Learning […]. Modern Workplace Learning

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Why Employee Engagement is at an All-Time High (and How to Keep it Up)

TOPYX LMS

High levels of employee engagement are critical to organizational success. Adequate employee engagement promotes staff retention and productivity, as well as fewer safety incidents. In the past, only an average of 33 percent of employees reported feeling engaged at work.

we need better learners

Harold Jarche

The global pandemic is a wake up call and an opportunity. It has shocked our triform (Tribes +Institutions +Markets) economy and society. Over the past two decades we have seen many experiments and movements toward a more equitable, sustainable way of living on this planet (+Networks). We have made the rules for how we are governed and how the economy works. We can change them. We cannot change how the planet’s environment works. We cannot change the laws of physics.

How to Accurately Measure the Effectiveness of Remote Training

TOPYX LMS

Due to COVID-19, working from home has become the new normal for many employees. The Hartford Courant reported that a variety of major employers in Connecticut plan to keep employees working from home through 2020 during the coronavirus crisis. 1 Other companies like Facebook are extending the work-from-home policy well into 2021. Since employees are working from home, they are also training from home.