Huddles and 3D Snowflakes

I run a biweekly huddle at the office. The goal is get energized with a quick 5-15 minute presentation, learn something new, share knowledge. We use a variety of delivery mechanisms to showcase our huddles from face-to-face presentations and video conference calls to webinar formats to video on demand. An example of our latest . . . → Read More: Huddles and 3D Snowflakes

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

The eLearning Learning Blog just came out with this year’s Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009. My paper on Leveraging Social Learning Technologies with Joost Robben, who posted a blog entry about our paper made it to the list! Check out #112. There are quite a bit of interesting blog posts that you can . . . → Read More: Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

Leveraging social learning technologies

A colleague of mine, Joost Robben, from Netherlands and I recently developed a model for leveraging social learning technologies as a response to strategy discussions when implementing social web technologies to engage, build relationships, and enhance the learning of employees in corporate environments.

From the literature review, we noticed the importance of trust for . . . → Read More: Leveraging social learning technologies

Educational Technology Terminologies

A colleague of mine, Dr. Marcie Bober-Michel, from ibstpi, chairs the Educational Technology Department at San Diego State University and their team developed this Encyclopedia of Educational Technology that I think is very useful for learning professionals. In scanning the list of terminologies, think of these questions and post your thoughts here:

* What . . . → Read More: Educational Technology Terminologies

Using Comic Strips as part of your design

Have you seen learning materials where there are commonly known comic strips like Dilbert, Peanuts included in it? If not paid properly, one wonders the amount of potential copyright issues these ‘internal’ classes have. One solution is to instead create comic strips from scratch that are copyright-free. Why borrow when you could build one . . . → Read More: Using Comic Strips as part of your design

Using online tools to build scenario-based training

GoAnimate.com: Robin's Management Team: Avatar Introduction and Team Meeting by Robin Yap

We’re always looking for new and FREE online tools to use for work as budgets are stagnant thus preventing us from investing in more pricey options. I found GoAnimate and created this funny video above to show my team how easy it . . . → Read More: Using online tools to build scenario-based training

Are you a new coach? 25 Questions to ask your client

My coach/facilitator Edie Pereira Hulbert came up with 21 Questions to ask your client that is especially useful for new coaches. I’ve added my questions along the way to round this off to 25 questions.

TOP 25 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR CLIENT 1. Where do you get your energy from? 2. Where are you . . . → Read More: Are you a new coach? 25 Questions to ask your client

TOP 10 TIPS for your Business Ready FACEBOOK presence

Did you see my Facebook status? This seems to be of late an almost daily question that is as common as how are you doing?. The closer that individual is to you, the more the question becomes relevant. Saves on phone call costs or face-to-face revelations, I guess.

For B2B or C2B relationships, wouldn’t we . . . → Read More: TOP 10 TIPS for your Business Ready FACEBOOK presence

Zero budget team building activity – family board games!

Just because you don’t have a budget for team building activities does not mean that you shouldn’t have one (or two bi-annually). For the zero-budget conscious manager, just be creative about it. One example for an (almost) free team building activity is to play board games during lunch time. Almost everyone I know have . . . → Read More: Zero budget team building activity – family board games!

Budapest’s Funzine Advertisement Idea

Being on the lookout for new or revisited old school ideas from various sources that can be incorporated into training materials, I found this advertisement from a Budapest magazine intriguing. What do you think of this add-on? And can this be incorporated into a training material? If you said yes to the latter, what . . . → Read More: Budapest’s Funzine Advertisement Idea