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4 Disturbing Results From the LinkedIn 2017 Workplace Learning Report

February 22nd, 2017|Learning general|

Author: Karen Moloney This week I (finally) got time to sit down, grab some chocolate and have a read of the LinkedIn 2017 Workplace Learning Report. The report was based on survey results of “500 L&D professionals across the U.S. and Canada and industry leaders” and its focus was to uncover the top trends and [...]

3 Reasons Why You Need to Belong to a Tribe

February 10th, 2017|Learning general|

Author: Karen Moloney Late Wednesday afternoon I left the air-conditioned comfort of my little office and drove into the city for my first networking event of this year – Sydney Instructional Design and eLearning Meetup, organised by the incomparable David Swaddle and the very accommodating Jorn Are Lundin from LinkedIn. I was going to write [...]

Which learning trends will you be adopting in 2017?

February 2nd, 2017|Learning general|

The end of one year and the start of another has us thinking on what’s past and what lies ahead. Personally, I love that time of year when I can take stock, reflect, learn, declutter, re-think, plan, re-energise and dive in. (My husband on the other hand is not so keen as he knows that [...]

Looking for New Ways to Engage Learners? Try Kahooting.

August 31st, 2016|eLearning, eLearning resources, Gamification, Instructional design, Learning general, Microlearning, mLearning, Social learning|

Author: Karen Moloney Yes, it’s true. According to the New York Times, Kahooting is actually a word! But what does it mean? I found out a few weeks ago when I attended a presentation on BYODD (Bring Your Own Designated Device) at my son’s school. Part of the session involved teachers showing how they were using kids [...]

The 10 Biggest Problems With eLearning and How to Solve Them

August 25th, 2016|eLearning, Instructional design, Learning general|

Author: Karen Moloney We all know that in the world at large, eLearning gets a bad rap. And that’s not really fair because there are some fantastic online programs out there that not only win awards, but actually get real results for both learners and their organisations. But let’s keep it real – they are the [...]

How to Use Email Autoresponders for Microlearning

August 11th, 2016|eLearning, eLearning resources, Instructional design, Learning general, Microlearning|

Author: Karen Moloney I’m finding it more and more interesting how much the disciplines of marketing and learning are starting to intersect. This is especially so now that we are working more with digital media and social platforms for learning, so it makes sense to explore more about how marketers engage their target audiences and [...]

11 Ways to Use Curation as Part of a Learning Strategy

August 3rd, 2016|Curation, Instructional design, Learning strategy|

Copyright: annaleni / 123RF Stock Photo Author: Karen Moloney As part of my preparation for the latest Immersion virtual summit, I have been researching content curation. While my experience with curation in the last 18 months or so has been from a digital marketing perspective, I’ve now been looking at how to adapt [...]

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The Risky Relationship Between Curation and Copyright

July 26th, 2016|Curation, Instructional design, Learning general|

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the Australian Copyright Council's Executive Director, Fiona Phillips, for our next Immersion virtual summit: Curation Debunked. With the sea of content freely available online, just waiting to be curated, copyright is something that needs to be taken into account to ensure we as curators are not putting our [...]

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Social Collaboration & Learning: An Interview with Clark Quinn

May 30th, 2016|eLearning, Learning general, Social learning|

For this month's Immersion event I had the pleasure of interviewing Clark Quinn Ph.D. of Quinnovation. Last week we released a snippet of Clark's interview and have now decided to release the full video to share his insights and tips on the topic of social collaboration and learning. Here's the questions I asked Clark: Why [...]

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5 Secrets of Persuasion

April 25th, 2016|eLearning, Stakeholder management|

GUEST POST BY PAMELA THORNE Successful people know that the being able to harness the talent and energy of others is a key to personal power. They have mastered the art of getting other people to work with them to achieve a goal. They know that this one skill will help them [...]

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