Neuroscience and it's impact to Learning |Chat with Britt Andreatta, PhD, Director, Lynda.com/LinkedIn

To start us off on the Yap with Dr. Yap show is my chat with Britt Andreatta, Director, Learning and Development, Lynda.com / LinkedIn. The quote below is central to her discussion on the intersection of neuroscience and how we approach learning.

Medical Renaissance driving new information and shifting everything about how we understand humans.. and certainly in our field . . . → Read More: Neuroscience and it’s impact to Learning |Chat with Britt Andreatta, PhD, Director, Lynda.com/LinkedIn

BTS of the Yap with Dr. Yap show

Behind-the-Scenes (BTS)…

In thinking about how I can contribute to pushing the boundaries of our learning field further by providing a platform for thinking differently as well as determining innovative and new ways of learning, I’ve initially thought of having a panel of senior leaders discussing about their world views on their big challenges and how they . . . → Read More: BTS of the Yap with Dr. Yap show

My 5 Important 2014 Learnings

During this holiday season allow me to share with you my reflections and learnings of the past year.  I learned…

1. The reality of the difference between real friends (who you can trust with your personal and career ebb and flow) and social network friends (especially those who just click “like” your posts on . . . → Read More: My 5 Important 2014 Learnings

Book Review: Learning and Talent Development by Stewart & Rigg, 2011

I just submitted to the Journal of European Industrial Training my review on the latest book by Jim Stewart and Clare Rigg entitled Learning and Talent Development (2001) published by the CIPD House.

My Book Synopsis: This is a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) book so the focus is CIPD certification related. . . . → Read More: Book Review: Learning and Talent Development by Stewart & Rigg, 2011

How can you get most out of this program?

How can you get most out of this program?

This is always in the minds of presenters, instructional designers, and any L&D (Learning and Development) person when they provide any type of knowledge transfer activity.

Here’s an idea: At the start of each class, one of the simplest instructions we give to our learners are . . . → Read More: How can you get most out of this program?

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

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.

. . . → Read More: Facebook, much?

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

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