Exploring the impact of the Internet on Accelerated Learning methods and techniques. 1: Introduction: Of all the ten articles we chose to present for our website in this series, this article, viz, the final one posed the greatest challenge not because of paucity of research contents but because of the appropriateness. In fact, keying in the search words Web and Accelerated Learning (or "Internet and Accelerated Learning") within quotes did not produce any results and without quotes threw a … [Read more...] about The Impact of the Web on Accelerated Learning
Are all requests for free help appropriate? This morning I received the following request: Hi Mike, I am working on designing an e-learning course ware for the managers, to help them understand the company’s rating scale which we use for performance evaluation. we have five scales for performance and appraisal. the problem is most of the managers can’t differentiate between the 1st scale and the second for example, Significantly exceeds targets and exceeds targets. these to scales are … [Read more...] about Fair request for free help
So what can Learning & Development learn from children's education and the use of virtual reality? Recently I attended one of Europe largest exhibitions for technology in education. The show is called BETT and took place in London's ExCel Centre. In my last blog I wrote about the robots I saw in the education space and explored how they could be used in the business world within the future of work. VR was everywhere And before as a reader you start thinking these things cost … [Read more...] about What can Learning & Development learn from childrens education part 2 #VR #hrblog #edtech #learningtechnologies
Using Technology based platforms to support learning - does it work? Increasingly the use of technology to support or in some cases to deliver learning is on the increase. While reading a post on one of the forums this morning I came across a debate about the willingness for "trainers" to adopt technology to support or deliver learning. The author of the piece (Martin Addison from VideoArts) cited the following: Trainers don’t have the stomach for more preparation Here, the allegation is that … [Read more...] about Technology based learning – does it work (e-learning)?
Recently on some of the forums I follow there has been a debate on how long it takes to develop a training courses. Or what is the number of development hours per delivery hour. Before the debate is even started we need to understand that design for a one off one day event will be very different from a one day event which will be run several or 100s of times, and this will be different again depending on who will lead these events. If the event is to be "led" via e-learning or some other … [Read more...] about What is the ratio of development to delivery time?
While continuing to develop a series of programmes for trainers and developers CPD I have increased my interest in the world of social media. I consider myself no so much an early adopter, but late in the early adopter camp – the reason for this… lessons I learnt in my early career in the world of engineering. While working for a defence based company I could not understand why we rarely use modern components, indeed most components had to have been in the market for 2+ years – the reason.. … [Read more...] about Social media for learning development and education