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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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6 things I learned from the #OzLearn Twitter chat

March 29th, 2016|eLearning, Instructional design, Learning general, Social learning, Stakeholder management|

Early in March I was lucky enough to be a guest on OzLearn Twitter Chat (#OzLearn, @OzLearn). While I have been Tweeting for a few years now and have lurked on some chat sessions, this was my first time being a guest Tweeter. There were several things I learned about the chat experience itself and also [...]

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Ozlearn Tweet Chat March 2016: Why it’s good to lose control – revisited

March 4th, 2016|Instructional design, Learning general|

On 12th February 2013 I published a blog post - the first on this blog in fact - about Why It's Good To Lose Control . The main message in the post is that the way people learn is changing and we need to change the way we design learning experiences in order to ensure that they engage [...]

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How to write assessment questions that don’t suck

March 3rd, 2016|Assessment & evaluation, eLearning, Instructional design, Learning general|

GUEST POST BY NATASHA REDDROP Everyone knows that writing interactive eLearning questions, and especially assessment questions, can be a bit of a strain. It’s difficult to come up with questions that can easily be answered in an eLearning format, i.e. that are simply and objectively right or wrong, with no need for an instructor to [...]

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More L&D trends for 2016!

February 25th, 2016|eLearning, Gamification, Instructional design, Learning general, MOOCs, Social learning, Webinars|

We are always looking to the future. What’s next? What’s going to be hot this year? How can we do things better? When researching for this post I found articles predicting learning trends for 2016 going back as early as April 2015 - now that’s what I call forward thinking! In my never-ending quest to [...]

Is it time to stop polishing?

February 18th, 2016|eLearning, Instructional design, Podcasts, Social learning|

Ahhhh, the internet. With the abundance of free information provided online, social learning opportunities are becoming far more prevalent and I find myself in a quandary over the content I am now producing for my “new look” business. You see, I live in two worlds with regard to my work. The first world is where [...]

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How to write like a human, not like a robot

February 9th, 2016|eLearning, Instructional design, Learning general|

Guest post by Natasha Reddrop One of the big challenges in writing any kind of learning material is taking ‘official’, corporate-sounding language and turning it into language that people actually want to read that will help them to learn. Maybe you are given a policy document, or a bunch of PowerPoint slides put together by the [...]

Rapid eLearning development in the real world

February 1st, 2016|eLearning, Instructional design|

Guest post by Kyle Young “I’ve never been a fan of the whole “rapid eLearning” movement because I just feel that the minute you start speeding up this process you lose something in the value of what you are doing.” Karen’s recent quote got me wondering if this view might be a shared view amongst [...]

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