“SMACK THE LEARNER ON THE FACE” – Learning from failures – best learning ever

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Synthesis Allowing learners to fail or realize the possibility of failures enable them to earnestly pursue learning as they analyze, think through or contemplate on the circumstance and discover learning points that help them arrive at solutions and/or behavioral changes.…

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“Why Exaggeration Works in Learning”

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Synthesis Exaggeration is a potent method of bringing attention to an important or critical message. It’s humor and sarcasm underlies the objective of helping the learners discover the embedded learning content in the midst of a lighthearted approach. ______________________________________________________________ More…

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eLearning Design for Short Attention Span and Overloaded Learners

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Synthesis:With the barrage of distractions thrown at these already-overloaded learners, we are faced with the challenge to help them focus on what is necessary, must-learn, what is of immediate relevance and content that is rapidly applicable to their jobs and…

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Are you an Agnostic or Principled Learning Professional?

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Synthesis:As learning professionals, have we analyzed how our approaches affect our learners and their specific learning and performance environments? Why does one choose to adhere to his/her present method? Are you an AGNOSTIC or PRINCIPLED Learning Professional? A deeper understanding…

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Social Media Meeting at AMD Sponsored by BusinessWire

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I attended today’s session: Topic: Media Breakfast“Traditional Tactics and Digital Dimensions: Strategic Thinking on PR, IR and Media Relations in the Conversational Age”AMD, Sunnyvale, CAhttp://bit.ly/7Rwc9e Insights: Clear policies are always needed Conducta “conversation mapping” to gauge what your audience like.…

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DIYEL #11 Ask learners to tell their stories and also to listen to others’ stories.

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IntroductionTable of Posts We are used to people telling us stories. My grandmother used to scare my sister and me with her stories of vampires and gremlins. As I grew older, I learned there is another side of storytelling, and…

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