Archive for Blended & Learning Tech

xAPI/TinCan@work – A collaborative exploration by Asiapac organisations facilitated by Learning Cafe

TinCan/xAPI the new learning standards that make 70:20:10/ Performance Support/ Personal Learning Records feasible. It is the successor of SCORM 2004/1.2 but promises so much more. TinCan or more correctly xAPI (Experience API) has been announced [...]

Apple Watch – Real Possibilities for Employee Performance Support and Learning

The much rumoured and much awaited Apple watch is out today. While other companies (e.g. Samsung, Motorola) have already released smartwatches, Apple has once again redefined this category by fusing the hardware and software to create [...]

The Social Collaboration Party – Should Learning Gatecrash ?

  Thu, Sep 11, 2014 12-1 PM Sydney , Register In February this year Facebook was 10 years old with 1.4 billion Facebook users. Twitter signs up 135,000 new users every day. 2.9 billion hours of [...]

The discussion – The Mechanics of MOOCs for Employee Learning

The online discussion on the Mechanics of MOOCs for Employee Learning was attended by over 50 Learning professionals. One of the interesting components of webinar was discussion this scenario: Lauren, the head of a business unit, [...]

Blending MOOC on Public Speaking at JLT Group

JLT Group is one of the world’s largest providers of insurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services including an office of over 850 employees in Mumbai, India Massive open online course (MOOC) is [...]

MOOCs for Organisational Learning – Conversation with Kevin Werbach – Wharton School

I recently participated in a MOOC (Massively Open Online Course) on Gamification along with 66,000 fellow learners run by Kevin Werbach. Associate Professor, The Wharton School. I thoroughly enjoyed the MOOC and learnt a lot from [...]

M-Learning’s dirty little secrets

I have a confession to make. At my workplace a little while ago, I created a smartphone-friendly version of our online induction course. Ownership of smartphones is relatively common in this corner of the world, and [...]

Usability and e-Learning – The Critical Connection

An interface is the medium via which the human (user) interacts with the product or application. The design of an interface whether it is a hand-held device, a cockpit, a console or a website, impacts human [...]

When Social means Business …

Last week news was abounding that Microsoft are about to announce their acquisition of social media company Yammer for $1.2B. Although not yet confirmed, it comes hot on the heels of other social media buy outs [...]

Open source in corporate learning – The need to take it seriously.

The world of learning has been buffeted by the GFC and its after effects. Almost all forms of learning have been impacted. In Australia, as in other parts of the world, corporate training budgets have been [...]