Create value for others by curating information with ZEEF

While it has gained a lot of attention in recent years, curation has always been an important part of an effective learning and development practitioners toolkit. If you think about it, aren’t courses just another form of searching, organizing, and sharing information? Good instructional designers, trainers, teachers, facilitators, and public speakers are curators by nature.Continue reading “Create value for others by curating information with ZEEF”

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Friday Finds | September 22, 2017

Enhancing Learning Through Graphics and Emotional Design I’m a big advocate of instructional designers or anyone creating content for learning, understanding the design principles that enable them to create multimedia learning elements that can promote and facilitate learning. Too often, many people tasked with this job are unknowingly creating things that do more harm thanContinue reading “Friday Finds | September 22, 2017”

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My 2017 Top 10 Learning Tools

It’s my favorite time of year again. School is back in session, the summer heat is giving way to comfortably cool evenings and it’s time to make my annual contribution to Jane Hart’s Annual Learning Tools survey. 1. Feedly [ Personal, Workplace ] Simply the best way to keep up with the things you’re interestedContinue reading “My 2017 Top 10 Learning Tools”

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Friday Finds | August 25, 2017

What a wonderful week! We got to see the eclipse and get into a bunch of fun cool stuff. Here are a few of the good things that passed across my radar.  Cheers! The Difference Between Amateurs and Professionals Why is it that some people seem to be hugely successful and do so much, whileContinue reading “Friday Finds | August 25, 2017”

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Friday Finds | June 16

More great stuff this week to share with you. Don’t want to wait until Friday for a peek at what I’m finding? Subscribe to my daily newsletter.  Biteable The democratization of multimedia creation tools is steaming full speed ahead. Biteable is one of the latest examples of free, online tools that lets anyone create “pro”Continue reading “Friday Finds | June 16”

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My PKM Process

Shannon Tipton, recently asked if I could share my process for keeping up with the topics I’m interested in and how I curate the best thing that I find along the way. Here is a video walking through my personal set up for keeping up, organizing and sharing — and doing it efficiently with aContinue reading “My PKM Process”

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Social Bookmarking

Harold Jarche has said that using social bookmarking could be  “…the simplest way to start sharing organisational knowledge.” and I totally agree. It’s also an easy way to get started with the concept of “Working Out Loud” and curation. It is super easy to get started with social bookmarks and it’s only slightly different from whatContinue reading “Social Bookmarking”

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Read It Later Apps

It happens every day—you’re in the middle of working, but something catches your attention. You definitely want to read or watch it, but just not right now. What should do you do?Try a ‘Read It Later’ app to save all of the interesting articles, videos, cooking recipes, song lyrics, or whatever else you discover. TryContinue reading “Read It Later Apps”

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TAKE AWAY: Creating Your Own Personalized Information Feed

In my previous post, I talked about using a Feed Reader as a better way to do the work of keeping up and engaging with the best and latest advances in your field. I’m also sharing this within our org and have put together this one page handout to accompany it. You can grab a copy of “KeepingContinue reading “TAKE AWAY: Creating Your Own Personalized Information Feed”

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