Learning 2.0: Everyone is trying to figure it out…and someone boldly proclaims Twitter to be dead

I’ve been reading tons of posts lately on “Learning 2.0.” Folks have been talking about “Web 2.0” since 2004 – it’s taken the learning community until 2009 to get onto the band wagon. The big question everyone is asking is, “How can we use Learning 2.0/Web 2.0 to facilitate informal learning in our organization and […]

BLP to speak at ISPI

Headed to the ISPI conference in a few weeks? Be sure to check out “Learning Technologies: Finding the Right Fit.” Nancy Harkness, BLP’s Learning Services Director, is conducting a 40-minute session on evaluating technology for use in learning. She’ll walk through BLP’s scan and focus evaluation process. She’ll also discuss some of the most common […]

Sharepoint for Learning and Communication: How can corporate learning and development staff use it more effectively?

Confession time: I like reality shows, especially those that show personal transformations. One of the shows I catch occasionally is Hoarders on A&E. It’s a fascinating look at people who can’t get rid of the stuff in their house…and has the side benefit of motivating me to pick up the house! What does Hoarders have […]

Mobile Learning: No iPhone required

As Lisa previously posted, several of us went to the annual SALT conference at the beginning of March. Some of the sessions I was most interested in were the ones on mobile learning. I haven’t ever used my cell to actually learn anything and was interested to see what others in the field were doing […]

A New Idea in Preventing E-Learning Dropouts

We’ve all been there at some point- trying to painfully complete some online course that is really, just plain awful. I can’t tell you how many times I had to just leave an e-learning course on Sarbanes -Oxley. Alas, I managed to read just enough to answer the knowledge checks and get on with life […]

Outstart’s ForceTen: Tips on using the e-learning authoring tool

What is “Outstart’s ForceTen?” Outstart is a company who bought out Eedo the company who originally owned ForceTen which is an LCMS (Learning Content Management System) authoring tool. Got it? We have been using ForceTen for a little over a year now for a client, and have gone through some “ForceTen growing pains” and thought […]