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4 reasons your brain loves to learn online

4 reasons your brain loves to learn online | DPG Online | Scoop.it

Are we offloading our brains onto the web? Are programs better than teachers at knowing what we know? Do virtual badges motivate more than grades?  What is it about cartoon foxes that helps us learn to code?   As you can read in our piece “How the Internet Revolutionized Education”, we’ve been tracking on-line education closely for some time now– talking to experts and keeping tabs on an industry that’s exploding as predicted. Over here at the science desk, recent developments on the learning brain are meshing with what we already know of the web’s power to teach. 

We’ve analyzed here four different special powers of online teaching that make brains very happy.  Read on to see why curing code-o-phobia is just the beginning…

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10 Strategies for Integrating Learning and Work

10 Strategies for Integrating Learning and Work | DPG Online | Scoop.it

1. Understand the Job/Role as a System

2. Link learning to Business Process 

3. Build a Performance Support System

4. Build a Community of Practice

5. Use Social Media to facilitate informal learning

6. Implement a Continious Improvement Framework

7. Use Action Learning

8. Use Organisational Learning Practices

9. Design Jobs for Natural  Learning

10. Bring the Job to the Learning

 

 

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Are You a Leader who Inspires Others Like This? | C-Level Strategies - Visionary Leadership

Are You a Leader who Inspires Others Like This? | C-Level Strategies - Visionary Leadership | DPG Online | Scoop.it

This is Steve’s story. Steve is my friend, a man with an inordinate zest for life and infectious energy that simply compelled me to share his story with you. We met because we have a life-changing experience in common – an organ transplant. Steve is breathing today because he has healthy lungs from a beautiful young girl named Kari, who left our world far too soon....

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Facts Few Know About: Time Management When Working At Home

Facts Few Know About: Time Management When Working At Home | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Get Smart About: Time Management When Working From Home One of the biggest shifts over the last few years is in the world of technology and what that means to the way many of us work.
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Misadventures in Learning: Please Stop the Formal Vs Informal Learning Debate

Misadventures in Learning: Please Stop the Formal Vs Informal Learning Debate | DPG Online | Scoop.it

Over the last few years, I have seen a great number of articles, books, and blog around the concept of Informal Learning. For many professionals, the concept of informal learning is new, and the idea of incorporating it into an organizational learning strategy is daunting. After all, many learning departments use the we-do-what-we-do-because-it’s-what-we’ve-always-done approach to strategy.

 

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8 Embarrassingly Simple Ways to Use Twitter to Enhance Your Career in HR…

8 Embarrassingly Simple Ways to Use Twitter to Enhance Your Career in HR… | DPG Online | Scoop.it

If you want to enhance your HR career, and you’re not using Twitter, then it’s time for you to get with the program.

Twitter can be a terrific career tool…BUT only if you use it the right way.  If you use it improperly, it can be a huge time waster.

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How ‘Failure Resumes’ Can Boost Leadership Development - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity

How ‘Failure Resumes’ Can Boost Leadership Development - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity | DPG Online | Scoop.it
How ‘Failure Resumes’ Can Boost #Leadership Development http://t.co/Xb2vn6If...
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The building blocks of emotional connection

The building blocks of emotional connection | DPG Online | Scoop.it
In this interview with Tanith Dodge, Natalie Cooper finds out why creating meaning for the people at M&S is central to business.
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HR Magazine - Money more important than job satisfaction, CIPD research shows

HR Magazine - Money more important than job satisfaction, CIPD research shows | DPG Online | Scoop.it
RT @David_Shindler: HR Magazine - Money more important than job satisfaction, CIPD research shows http://t.co/eVwE0GJO -different from recent graduates?
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Can a 'Bring Your Own' Device policy make sense for your company?

Can a 'Bring Your Own' Device policy make sense for your company? | DPG Online | Scoop.it

Seven questions to ask to see if your firm is ready to let its employees use their own laptops and smartphones at work.

 

Before the Industrial Revolution, European and American workers were commonly expected to bring their own tools to work. Now, corporations are starting to implement 'Bring Your Own' policies for employees' laptops and smartphones.

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Top ten Executive Leadership Abilities

Executive management programs or leadership exercising are useful in numerous aspects. The abilities you learned from the leadership training program can affect your job, for your own personel self improvement, as well as your very own family living. Do not look down upon these management skills and features, many people still find it helpful and extremely influential on the personality once they had the courses.

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Learning Through the Windshield | Learnstreaming

Learning Through the Windshield | Learnstreaming | DPG Online | Scoop.it
How often do you live your life or base your learning by trying to move forward by focusing only on the past? The windshield is where the fun and learning takes place!
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Collaboration by Design

Collaboration by Design | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Collaborating is one of those things we all do every day.  We don’t think about every interaction we have and then wonder, “hey, did I just collaborate?
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4 Ways HR Can Prepare for Business Growth

4 Ways HR Can Prepare for Business Growth | DPG Online | Scoop.it

When you work for a smallish company, you need to be ready for growth. And I'm not talking the 2-3% increases over the course of time. I’m talking about the decisions that lead to explosive growth, seemingly overnight. Don’t be “that HR guy/gal” who finds out after the fact that big changes are coming. Have some forethought. Plan ahead. Develop a strategy. You’ll be looked at as a stronger partner within the organization, and it will mean less stress for you and your team when the inevitable changes do

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When Does a Business Need a Coach?

When Does a Business Need a Coach? | DPG Online | Scoop.it
The obvious answer is when it recognises it is struggling to meet its targets and can't see a way forward. WRONG! The majority of SMEs need a business Coach right at their inception and periodically throughout their life cycle ...
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Ah-Ha-Moments.Net: Mastering Motivation

Ah-Ha-Moments.Net: Mastering Motivation | DPG Online | Scoop.it

Did you know that a better pay could lead to a poorer performance? Oh you already did?... And did you know why that happens and when a better pay could lead to a poorer performance? Really? Well... sorry, this post isn't for you then. Otherwise please keep on reading.

 

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How does your Garden Grow?

How does your Garden Grow? | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Fortitude development deliver Executive Coaching, Consultancy, expertise and facilitation in the areas of Change Management, Organisation Development, Strategic Management and Performance Management.
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Social Media Access and Device Flexibility Growing as HR Tools « Social Learning Weekly

Social Media Access and Device Flexibility Growing as HR Tools « Social Learning Weekly | DPG Online | Scoop.it
We’ve been teaching companies to advance their human resources and IT policies to leverage the benefits of social tools employees are accustomed to using at home―in the workplace.
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You can’t continue to develop professionally when unemployed – or can you?

You can’t continue to develop professionally when unemployed – or can you? | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Somebody recently told me that CPD is only possible in employment, via workplace experience and training. The implication was that as I am currently unemployed I can't any longer be developing prof...
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HR Magazine - First quarter of 2012 will be most difficult for jobs market since recession began, says CIPD

HR Magazine - First quarter of 2012 will be most difficult for jobs market since recession began, says CIPD | DPG Online | Scoop.it
From HR Magazine: First quarter of 2012 will be most difficult for jobs market since recession, says CIPD: hr ...
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Efficiency then effectiveness | Evaluation Focus

Efficiency then effectiveness | Evaluation Focus | DPG Online | Scoop.it
T&D needs to provide the highest VALUE to its organisation, and the easiest way to do that is to focus on training that has the highest organisational efficiency.
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The best way to prevent a crisis?

The best way to prevent a crisis? | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Listening to and involving employees in company issues could save your company from a disaster.
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Infographic: Reining in the information deluge

Infographic: Reining in the information deluge | DPG Online | Scoop.it

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Information and Learning Skills from MindTools.com

Information and Learning Skills from MindTools.com | DPG Online | Scoop.it
This page explains a wide range of techniques which can help you assimilate information more effectively.
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The lessons of Virgin Media's flexible working initiative

The lessons of Virgin Media's flexible working initiative | DPG Online | Scoop.it
Virgin Media announced today that it's rolling out a suite of Cisco collaboration tools after a successful pilot. How did they ensure a widespread adoption of these tools and a smooth transition to new ways of working?
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