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Excerpts from the latest articles by our members. Click the title to read the entire article.

  • Visit to Knowledge Market
    Today I organised a co-working day at Knowledge Market which is a community space situated in the Docklands in Melbourne.  It was another event as part of the social networking group that I created called Third Place. Co-working with #3PlaceMelb at the #knowledgeMarket in #Docklands https://t.co/rBdJqTxqT9. Great space check it ... read more
    Source: Helen BlundenPublished on 2017-02-20By activatelearning
  • Create Love in the Classroom
    (Originally created for Litmos blog 8/2016) Have you ever been in front of a group of training “captives”? They just aren’t feeling the love in the classroom? Either people were told to be there by the boss, or perhaps the training is part of some punitive action (You turned left ... read more
    Source: Shannon TiptonPublished on 2017-02-17By Shannon Tipton
  • 10 journals every e-learning professional should read
    I was delighted when Matt Guyan blogged 5 Books Every eLearning Professional Should Read in response to my 5 papers every learning professional should read. I feel the urge to lob the ball back over the net, so I shall do so now with a list of 10 journals I ... read more
    Source: Ryan TraceyPublished on 2017-02-06By Ryan Tracey
  • FocusOn Learning Day 3, my Summary, and Leaving Austin
    This is my fifth and final post about the FocusOn Learning conference that wrapped in Austin, Texas. This video log discusses day 3 of the conference, my brief summary, and leaving Austin. In this video, David Kelly, Bianca Woods, Joe Ganci, and Nancy Reyes. This also includes a brief clip of my ... read more
    Source: Tom SpiglaninPublished on 2016-06-14By Tom Spiglanin
  • Downsizing Casualties – A form of Professional PTSD?
    HR Planning and Strategy courses eventually come around to the distasteful topic of “downsizing”. They talk about “survivors” and politely organic methods of reducing headcounts, like attrition, and smart moves like work redesign and evolution, but there are many times when an organization – rightly or wrongly – just chooses ... read more
    Source: Mark SheppardPublished on 2016-03-21By Mark L. Sheppard
  • Leveraging the Pharma Cycle Meetings
    Cycle meetings or POA (plan of action) meetings are common staple a few times  a year within the pharmaceutical business. These meetings usually bring together the sales colleagues and present an opportunity to calibrate the team on action plans, build reinforcement around key strategies, provide an update on the market ... read more
    Source: Sunder RamachandranPublished on 2016-02-24

Recently a friend of mine asked me for advice on online assessment platforms. Unfortunately I wasn't much help. I have spent the vast majority of...

In my latest blog post, I outlined 5 attributes of the dark side of gamification. My point wasn't that gamification is necessarily bad; on the...