There are dozens, if not hundreds, of Learning Management Systems on the market. Most, if not all, come from the position that learning interventions are to be managed in a top-down manner; employees will learn when the management direct them to do so.… more »
Chris Anderson discusses how learning is changing through the use of web video.
The size of the crowd watching has a direct impact on the level of innovation exhibited
By giving away what you think, you fuel the ability to improve… more »
In a recent advert for a forthcoming tradeshow, I read:"... the most cost-effective way to keep yourself up-to-speed with the rapidly changing world of organisational learning and learning technology." Well, apart from the fact that most of what… more »
What follows is an update of a post I wrote back in 2005 about what to consider when designing learning programmes.As "Learning Designers", once we've asked the right questions at the outset of the project, we need to get down to the iterative proces… more »
We spend days and weeks analysing audience needs & business requirements. We carefully craft our materials so they're engaging and follow best practice in materials design. Our developers create code that is standards compliant and accessible.
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In my experience, and those of others I talk to, a lot of training projects and programmes flounder simply because the right questions were not asked at the beginning.The list of questions below is not exhaustive, but covers the main areas that you w… more »
There are two types of IT training: What can I do with this software? How do I get this software to do what I want?Now, if the software is well-designed, has context-sensitive help embedded within it, and a good, user-focussed, reference gu… more »
Sugata Mitra, on typically inspiring form, demonstrates what can be achieved by providing motivated children access to content and people.Some of the results appear almost miraculous. They are discussed in detail in his recent BJET paper: Limits to s… more »
Some more thinking on the place of learning management systems within a corporate learning ecosystem.The slides below start from the point of view of the learner, and their motivations for learning. We must understand what will drive learners to our… more »