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Nancy White

From Eyebeam OpenLab comes and open source idea for making a cover for those glare-y compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) we are all installing to save energy. Hopefully the open source values continue past their participation in Eyebeam work.

LMS Solution for Simple Partner Compliance Training

Tony Karrer

But it’s almost like my background with and knowledge of all the different LMS products (see LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers , Low Cost Learning Management Systems , Rapid Learning Management Systems and Open Source Learning Management Systems ) feels like it’s hurting me in this task.

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). high cost; or campus access in central lab - open couyrses, MOOCs, highly distributed hardware - LabVIEW crosses these two envirnments Centralized lab: eg.,

Martin Dougiamas, e_learning Africa

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I'm just going to focus on open ed-tech. Our mission at Moodle is to improve the world, and we're doing this by making an open source platform. Education, openness, integrity, respect and innovation are these values. Open EdTech. What, then, is open edtech?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Great List of Presentation Resources | Main | iQuiz Maker - Make Custom Quizzes for the iPod - oh yeah, its free » June 23, 2007 "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova) ( link to post on Terra Nova by Robert Bloomfield ) Here is a little excerpt (thats redundant and repetitive isnt it?).and

The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Everyone was using the same standards, including open source implementations of key protocols. These collaborations have led to the creation of standards, open source software and governance processes embraced by all participants.

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

Charles Jennings

It also means reducing spend by using open source technology, exploiting tools that are already being used in other parts of the organisation, and looking for new, faster and better ways to deliver value.

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The new artisans of the network era

Harold Jarche

Small groups of highly productive knowledge artisans are capable of producing goods and services that used to take much larger teams and resources. They tolerate few, if any, silos between the product, the work, and the customer.

How a Hosted LMS Promotes Online Corporate Learning

TOPYX LMS

An LMS is a computer program that helps employers to train learners or employees. It provides the tools employers need to write training content. A hosted LMS also makes it possible to distribute training content and to track learners’ progress.

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

Whether it’s an investment in oneself, a business, another person, or a product, a quality return is always desired. These benefits include but are not limited to effective training, employee retention and satisfaction, and cost effectiveness. eLearning promotes effective training.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Liveblogging Sid Meier 2.

Mark Oehlert

Funny Future of e-Learning Research Cross Posting Futures Games Gaming & Learning Government Hardware Industry informal learning Innovation Insanely Cool Content Job Leads Latest News Learning Learning 2005 Learning As Art Learning/Training Learning/Web 2.0

Not all innovation is disruptive

Harold Jarche

Non-consumers – lack ability or the wealth for current service / products. Usually, the products/services for the Non-consumer market are relatively simple and affordable and make it easier for the customers to do something that they could not do before, or was much too difficult or costly.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Your integrity for a.t-shirt?

Mark Oehlert

A little while back, I looked at a new search product named PowerSet. And I'm a product manager, not a PR hack. Well, maybe the line is a bit fuzzy =) {mark} powerset product manager Posted by: Mark Johnson | June 11, 2008 at 01:37 PM The comments to this entry are closed.

Once more, across that chasm

Harold Jarche

For marketing, this is the real challenge – can the new product get widespread acceptance? Workflow Learning (including wider acceptance of performance support instead of training). Open Source. …

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Huh? Uranium Ore on eBay.

Mark Oehlert

" Product Description: Radioactive sample of uranium ore. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Generational Change in the U.S. Military (strategy+business) | Main | 2007 edublog winners announced! » December 07, 2007 Huh?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): iQuiz Maker - Make Custom Quizzes for the iPod - oh yeah, its free

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Learning objectives are best achieved when tied to real-world (not inworld) factors of production" (TerraNova) | Main | Create your own cartoon strips and another Wii Mii Editor.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Small Basket of MindMapping Items

Mark Oehlert

I think that Mind Manager is a terrific product but since I really started using about 3 different computers on a regular basis with at least one of them being very locked down, Ive also been using MINDOMO and have been very impressed.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Brenda Brathwaite, the Media and the Seduction of the Innocent

Mark Oehlert

She wasnt actually there and honestly I didnt know her name for a long time but the products that she helped develop taught me a great deal. Sound like good products right? e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Hey!

The aging workforce (part 3)

Dave Snowden

At the moment we are training tight specialists in past practice rather than creating adaptive capability. All bar the final one are open source material.

Tetrads

Harold Jarche

For example, I looked at the emerging practice of commons-based peer production , such as open source software projects, with this perspective and saw that this democratization of work: Extends each individual’s reach worldwide.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Virtual Currency for Your Email

Mark Oehlert

Funny Future of e-Learning Research Cross Posting Futures Games Gaming & Learning Government Hardware Industry informal learning Innovation Insanely Cool Content Job Leads Latest News Learning Learning 2005 Learning As Art Learning/Training Learning/Web 2.0

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Instructional and Performance Strategies for Sales eLearning Learning Theory 101 for Sales and Marketing Professionals (Part 1) - Business Casual , October 13, 2008 When consulting with sales and marketing professionals who work for companies that create training products and programs, I try not to be a "training purist" when discussion goes to "positioning" their product for the market. I was asked about approaches for eLearning for Sales People.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Good for introNetworks!

Mark Oehlert

Million in Series A Funding I know the folks at introNetworks, Mark Sylvester and Guy Nadivi in particular, Ive used their product a couple of times now (for a conference and as a skills database) and Ive always been impressed with the product and important their willingness to work with folks on customizing it to your needs.

cities and the future of work

Harold Jarche

The market form, the third form of organization to take hold, enables people to excel at openly competitive, free, and fair economic exchanges. Athens: simplicity, civic engagement, open competition not for personal glory. Set up training & support for weavers & facilitators.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zepheira and Semantic Web Resources

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Presence and Learning (Ray Sims) | Main | Virtual Currency for Your Email » July 03, 2007 Zepheira and Semantic Web Resources Cant say much about the product (just havent had the opp to try it out) but they do have a great page of links and resources on the Semantic Web.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zone Alarm Listen UP!! This is NOT Customer Service!

Mark Oehlert

Normally I run Zone Alarms security suite of products and I generally think they are the best out there - they are certainly better than Norton in terms of being Norton being such a resource hog. My problem, beyond the obvious, is that the response from Zone Alarm acts as if this is just something that happens all the time (probably does) but worse than that - that it is somehow acceptable to create a product that routinely kills multiple hours of customers time fixing the problem!

Plans

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Online: I'm generally happy to give talks online, especially if the conferences are free or inexpensive and open, and especially if they're organized by students or non-profit groups. For example, I am participating in a committee to explore how NRC could move toward open science (yay) and as always I review funding proposals on a regular basis for IRAP and (sometimes) other funding agencies. Nor do I have any plan to use any Facebook product, such as Instagram or WhatsApp.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Where Do You Begin (Part II)

Mark Oehlert

military has created some very interesting and useful gamesfocused on medical training and cultural education. market forreal-time collaboration-based learning products and services is nowover $2.6

Learning in times of economic meltdown

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The challenge for organizations is to use smart delivery, to replace classes with technology, to embrace open source, and perhaps to adopt a software-as-a-service model. Tough times will force the training function to focus on value.

Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

That led me to an article Harold and I had written on the demise of the training department. The Future of the Training Department. The latter 20th Century was the golden era of the training department. Now the training department may be at the end of its life cycle.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. Technological systems based on these designs were first developed by the aviation industry, in the form of the AICC specification (Aviation Industry Computer Based Training (CBT) Committee). These standards were adapted by the Instructional Management Systems (IMS) consortium, a collection of academic and corporate training providers.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Open Educational Resources Matures 4. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. 10 Predictions for 2011: Trends that Will Reshape the Training Industry Total spending for training services will increase by an estimated 7-9%.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

We rely on colleagues and social networks to separate the signal from the noise; their advice makes our experiential learning productive. McKinsey & Company reports that implementing social business creates: Improved business performance (profit, productivity, margins, etc).

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

In the past few weeks, I've had some really eye-opening conversations about the state of Learning as a Business. Publishing happens to be a pretty close parallel to training. Anecdotally times are incredibly tough right now for training vendors. Training is a known product.

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[aspen][2b2k] Ideo’s Tim Brown

David Weinberger

Tim Brown of Ideo is opening his Aspen Ideas Festival talk with a slide presentation called “From Newton to Design” He says he’s early in thinking it through. He points to a problem in how we’ve thought about design, trained designers, and have practiced design.

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Rejected: On being disappointed, sorta

George Siemens

Eventually, for a variety of reasons, I left the industry and started working in training and development and returned to University of Manitoba as a student. I find conference presentations, blogging, open courses, and interactions online much more satisfying. MIT’s OpenCourseWare initiative in 2002 increased attention to open and free sharing of educational course materials (see MIT, 2011). Funding Sources. Cited Sources. Open CourseWare.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Here’s the series: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products , Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning , and Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality. For example my search for an LMS Solution for Simple Partner Compliance Training didn’t really arrive at just the right solution.

A day with Dave Snowden

Jay Cross

Dave dislikes Open Space because the law of two feet ostracizes dissenters. Dave has set up system where shoppers in 250 stores try the product and tell their stories. People aboard ship are trained in roles. More productive that way.

Global Science Excellence in Canada

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This overall model of 'unfettered funds' works well for training flexible and innovative thinkers, and should continue, at a much higher funding rate," it argues. An innovative private sector is critical to translate Canada’s high-quality knowledge production into marketable products that bring productivity gains and deliver commercial solutions to various industries." Consider openness, for example. In other words, the data should be Open."

Identifying a collaboration platform

Harold Jarche

The options then become: Open the LMS so it can be used in the daily workflow. I’ve noted before that the main objective of the modern training department should be to enable knowledge to flow in the organization. I recently described one such platform – Elgg: it’s a community effort : Another platform that I have used since its early days is Elgg , an open source social networking platform that attracted me because of its unique underlying model.

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

” The velocity is the support of the President who deeply believes in open data and technology. They’re so open, so eager for disruption. That means that the products of the teams being described are a new form of information that in the hands of entrepreneurs and innovators can be transformative. Lynn: At Commerce we’re trying to do Open Data 2.0. Rather, open it up in machine readable form. With 4-6 weeks of training, these people crush it.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

It was the time when we delivered multimedia training on CD-ROMs (sometimes called CBTs)? For a lot of training offerings they will look to keep costs very low – build it fast and inexpensively. Productive debate is going to be good.

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

Come explore the latest examples of mobile gaming, like Google’s Foundations of Leadership Training game, and others. Twelve national Toyota training entities were trying to offer relevant and timely product information to roughly 17,000 sales professionals and managers.