Posts tagged eLearning

Leadership in Corporate Training

Corporate Training
Ever sit back and analyze how leadership plays a role in your organizations training? More and more often I am finding a trend in the past 10 years at my current position of designing training programs for corporations that a single way to improve your organizations training is to have a leadership role “Cxx” involved, even if it [...]

ISTE Phila

ISTE Philadelphia
Recently attended the ISTE international show in Philadelphia.  The venue was quite overwhelming in size but the enthusiasm for learning was very intriguing.   The show focused on learning and training (what I do for corporations and government agencies) but leaned towards K-12.  My takeaway from the show on “trends” are two:  Fli [...]

Microlearning – Using “Mi...

Microlearning – Using “Microlayers” in our Learning Ecosystem
In this information-rich age we are constantly taking in pieces of information through a variety of means and media and applying it instantly. A recent statistic shows we now have a slightly shorter attention span than goldfish (8 seconds). Some experts say it represents an inability to pay attention (or maybe that’s the extent of our toleran [...]

Implications of Behavior on Learning

Implications of Behavior on Learning
Here in lies the common issues with developing eLearning programs: a subconscious bias to our comfort levels and the way we think. I have found it is a real injustice to my learning and how I train others. Behavior modification should be on the list of things to do for a better eLearning solution developer. There have been many learning psych [...]

eLearning Solutions, Theory, and Poin...

eLearning Solutions, Theory, and Points to Ponder
For years I have tried to get to the root of learning at a level that provokes deeper thought.  eLearning’s critical issues starts with and is fueled by the individual disagreement of precise nature of learning and the definition there of.  From there we move into different areas of views, processes, and definitions that get the crisis ball r [...]

The eLearning Industry is rapidly cha...

The eLearning Industry is rapidly changing. Here are my top trends for 2014 & 2015. Part 1: 1-6 out of 10:
Soon, corporate training evolution will take on a progressive journey through new automation, inventions, and systems, following the ongoing quest to be leading in innovation. In a world of training that continuously changes, trainer and learners won’t have any other choice but to move out of their learning comfort zone to the next generation [...]

How Intriguing Is Your Training To Yo...

How Intriguing Is Your Training To Your Learners?
How intriguing is your training to your learners?   Is your training of the viewpoint of the future of learning – that includes social learning, gaming and advanced technology?  For years,  I scoffed at the notion of a “half-life” of knowledge theory or that we underplay thinkers and tinkers and xbox gamers and Facebook-ers.   Then – I [...]

Thoughts on Social Media and Collabor...

Social media thoughts
At Brookwood, we design, develop, and deploy all types of learning solutions. Training today is not that same training this day a year ago, or 6 months ago for that matter.  Every day, the training demands of an organization increase, shift, or change.  How do you manage, and inform your trainees in keeping them current and in the know?  Food [...]

eLearning Sharpens Skills, Provides P...

eLearning skills
eLearning, be it higher education or a training module for a business, definitely has its advantages. One advantage is that it is self-paced, allowing the learner to go as fast or as slow as they desire throughout the training. This allows for better comprehension as opposed to a classroom setting where the pace may be too fast for some. eLea [...]

Learning Through Social Media

Social Media Learning
Learning through social media is becoming more prevalent in both school and businesses alike; however, the manner in which the information is being presented depends on the social media site. One of the newer social media sites, Elgg, allows for logical organization of a social network. For example, it offers blogging and micro-blogging capab [...]