What's your learning asset maintenance strategy?

A colleague of mine, Marcello Bigotti, and I recently spoke at the 2010 Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Training and Development on the topic of Learning Assets and the strategy in managing them. Most of you, instructional designers, are probably already using avatars as learning assets. Avatar has a specific meaning in current . . . → Read More: What’s your learning asset maintenance strategy?

Which English do you use? American or Canadian English?

When writing for a North American audience, which type of English do you use? Canadian or American? My experience with American audiences for the 15 years I’ve worked in large (more than 50k employees) organization is that for the most part it has to be American English. Canadian Anglophone audiences seem to consider either American . . . → Read More: Which English do you use? American or Canadian English?

How to run a Successful Virtual Group Mentoring session: My 10 quick tips!

As organizations face knowledge and expertise of long time employees retiring, one method of capturing quickly that information is through group mentoring efforts. If affords the organization the opportunity to mentor many people when qualification to do so is not sufficient to make one-to-one mentoring matches. What do you do when you want to mentor . . . → Read More: How to run a Successful Virtual Group Mentoring session: My 10 quick tips!

3 Very Easy Twitter or Instant Messaging Games to Energize your Virtual Team

I was asked recently if I knew of Twitter or Instant Messaging Games as a team that just became virtual needed to determine how to be more comfortable using instant messaging. Below are three instant messaging games that I suggested. You may find them useful for your virtual team activities as well.

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Live mindmapping the Networked Learning Conference 2010 (#NLC2010)

You’ve read about my live blogging postings from years back and even presented a paper about it. Live blogging sessions have become de riguer in these conferences although at the Networked Learning Conference 2010 (#NLC2010) it only seems like about 5% of the attendees are using a device. Is this cultural or economic or just . . . → Read More: Live mindmapping the Networked Learning Conference 2010 (#NLC2010)

Fishbowl keynote dialogue at the Networked Learning Conference 2010 Aalborg, Denmark

At the Networked Learning Conference,  keynote speakers Dr. Etienne Wegner and Dr. Yrjö Engeström along with Dr. Chris Jones and Dr. Lone Dirckinck-Holmfeld were setup in a fish bowl discussion format discussing about Expansive Learning and Knowedgeability in landscapes of practice (activity theories, networks, and communities of practice) and how their concepts impact Networked . . . → Read More: Fishbowl keynote dialogue at the Networked Learning Conference 2010 Aalborg, Denmark

How to host a guest speaker at your corporate learning event | My social learning presentation experience at Blackberry..er I mean.. Research in Motion [RIM]

I was at the offices of the good people of Blackberry (Research in Motion) last week to present and facilitate a level setting session on Social Learning at their quarterly Internal Learning Forum [ILF]. Like at my presentation at the Canadian Society for Training and Development, I engaged my colleague, Joost Robben, to . . . → Read More: How to host a guest speaker at your corporate learning event | My social learning presentation experience at Blackberry..er I mean.. Research in Motion [RIM]

Facebook, much?

Last week I presented a workshop on Social Media, Networks, and Learning, as well as the Yap-Robben Model of Leveraging Social Learning Technologies in Corporate Environments for the Canadian Society for Training and Development [London Chapter]. The participants had the opportunity to dialogue on the pros/cons of social media, social networks, and social learning.

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Developing an Effective Online Media Strategy

Edward Perry talks about Developing an Effective Online Media Strategy in the Hotel industry

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