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May 0
May 0

Market, Assets & Bankruptcy

Once there was a little island country. The land of this country was the tiny island itself. The total money in circulation was 2 dollars as there were only two pieces of 1 dollar coins circulating around. There were 3 citizens living on this island country. A owned the land. B and C each owned […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Scope/ Needs Analysis (e-learning)

Here are a few questions which can help you to do a scope analysis. What is expected of the online course? Are there remote students for the course? Will it replace or supplement existing training? What will the project cost? Is an online course the best choice? Who will continue maintenance? Will there be regular […]

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May 1
May 1

Types of Knowledge

Knowing about – news events, basics of a field, introductory concepts i n a discipline Knowing to do – drive a car, solve a math problem, code a program, conduct research, manage a project Knowing to be – to embody knowledge with humanity (doing blended with consistency and daily existence), to be a doctor or […]

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May 0
May 0

Top 10 Blunders in developing e-Learning

Skipping Steps Starting It All Wrong Underestimating the Work Choosing the Wrong Team Members Choosing the Wrong Tools Choosing the Wrong Media Elements Designing Incorrectly Allowing Later Scope Changes Not Evaluating the Coursework Not Expecting the Unexpected Reference: The Top 10 Blunders in Developing E-Learning by Joseph Ganci

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Differences between Mentoring and Coaching

Here are some of the key difference Area Mentor Coach Focus On Individual Performance Role Facilitator with no agenda Specific agenda Relationship Self selecting Comes with the job Source of influence Perceived value Position Personal returns Affirmation/learning Teamwork/performance Arena Life Task related

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Jun 0
Jun 0

What goes wrong in a meeting?

• Off track discussions • Dominating members • Not understanding reason / purposes for meeting • People don’t read agenda and come prepared • Not serious about starting time • Not honest in expressing opinion / Insecure • Fixed perception of people (therefore they may or may not hear to others) • Highjack meeting • […]

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Oct 0
Oct 0

Top 10 Qualities of a Project Manager

Inspires a Shared Vision Good Communicator Ability to Delegate Tasks Problem Solving Skills Integrity Enthusiasm Empathy Competence Team-Building Skills Cool Under Pressure

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Feb 0
Feb 0

How long does it take to create learning?

How long does it take to create different kinds of learning? Here are the answers extracted from several Brandon Hall Research reports. I have reconstructed them into an easy-to-read view; because so many people ask for this information. Ratio for each Type of learning 34:1 Instructor-Led Training (ILT), including design, lesson plans, handouts, PowerPoint slides, […]

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Dec 0
Dec 0

Powerpoint – best practice

Guy Kawasaki’ n addition to being a good author/blogger, was one of the very early Apple employees and more recently has been a venture investor. At Garage, probably he has seen countless Powerpoint presentations. Presumably because he is tired of seeing poor Powerpoint presentations, he spends many pages in his book, Art of The Start […]

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Aug 0
Aug 0

e-learning development Phase / Steps

Analysis Design Course Design Look & Feel Proof of Concept (PoC) Development PoC Review PoC Update PoC Validation PoC Sign off Development Content Map Detailed Content Outline (DCO) Scripting Storyboarding Beta Development Media Creation XML Publishing Machine Audio Recording Template Development Product Integration Internal Review Product Update Validation QA Cycle Beta Release Beta Review Cycle […]

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