Tag Archives: learning

Why the words we use matter

I will tell you right now, I’m aggravated. This morning, I read stuff like this: “As more learning occurs online….” “What features of an online learning environment lead to better learning?” I also read some BS article on “Performance Support” … Continue reading

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Meaningfulness

I may have invented the word, but I’m not that literate to know whether I did or didn’t. Doesn’t matter really…does it? In any case, I have been researching brain physiology as of late because as far as I can … Continue reading

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Applying robotics engineering into instructional design

At DevLearn this year, I gave a session on Advances in Robotics and How They Apply to Learning. I reviewed the participant feedback on the session and although mostly positive there was one main piece of feedback that I got … Continue reading

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Opening Address at DevLearn

For all those who are interested, here is what I said at the opening general session at DevLearn. Glad the ‘Challenge Speakers’ caught on. At a recent conference, a fellow attendee referred to me as unprofessional and insulting when I … Continue reading

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Changing business models to match buying patterns of consumers

So in March of this year (2013) I began a new venture with my brother Mike called SlideJar. SlideJar is an offshoot of technology my previous company edCetra Training built, called Anancloud. The technology was initially conceived while working with … Continue reading

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You can’t measure subjective experiences objectively

In his book ‘The Singularity is Near‘, Ray Kurzweil has this excellent discussion about ‘consciousness’ as a subjective experience, of which we can only assert knowledge of our own. There are signs and indications of other people’s and other animal’s … Continue reading

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