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Jane Bozarth on career development for L&D

I just posted about Jane Bozarth’s wonderful Nuts and Bolt blog.  Here’s a vimeo gem from seven years ago where Jane provides insights around career development for learning and development practitioners. A good quote from the video: “I think that folks in the field are really going to need to learn community building skills, interaction skills. They […]

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Jane Bozarth is awesome!

We love author, eLearning guru, and director of research for The eLearning Guild, Jane Bozarth. It’s hard to choose just one item from her Nuts and Bolts blog, so we’re linking you to all of them and letting you decide. You won’t be disappointed.

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What’s in a business case?

A solid business case is essential to showing why your proposed solution is a good investment to decision-makers. A business case should include: An executive summary An introduction and context around why you are proposing the solution—what is opportunity? The overall goal and SMART objectives (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-bound) How the solution will benefit […]

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Cognitive bias and faulty judgement

Wikipedia defines cognitive bias as “a systematic pattern of deviation from norm or rationality in judgment. Individuals create their own ‘subjective social reality’ from their perception of the input.” Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins writes about cognitive bias and how an individual can make faulty judgements because of: Information processing shortcuts The limited processing ability of […]

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The age of immersive learning

We’re all being pulled in a multiplicity of directions with endless social media updates, email notifications, web pop-ups and advertisements. A constant stream of information means that learning needs to be able to capture our attention, and keep it. We’re in an age of immersive engagement ― an age of immersive learning. An immersive environment […]

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Seven things to look for in an LMS

As Redwood’s Learning and Technology Manager, I work closely with our LMS clients. Here are my top seven things to look for in a learning management system: Ease of use; intuitive for both learner and administrator Modern, fully-responsive, mobile-first interface Seamless integration with existing or planned systems Flexibility to customize to brand as well as […]

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Virtual Reality and Learning Development

A new film announced at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival is offering viewers the chance to see life through the eyes of a 12-year-old Syrian refugee and what’s it like to live life inside one of the world’s largest refugee camps. This is one on of four films available through the new United Nations […]

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Six eLearning Trends for 2016

Christopher Pappas has listed his six top eLearning Trends for 2016. They include: Serious games Automated course authoring Wearable tech training Big data Responsive learning management systems Cloud-based systems Go to eLearning Industry to read the full article.

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