You think you have a great idea! But what would your mom think?

Most innovative ideas start with a spark, an idea that will transform learners, performance and the business. In many cases, friends (your Mom!) and potential customers are asked if they think it is a great idea? Next, with positive feedback,…

LT17 – Learning to Learn, How to Get Better

By Mirjam Neelen As always, this year’s Learning Technologies conference covered a wide range of topics, such as emerging technologies, learning models and strategies, engagement, social learning, the science of learning, and of course aligning…

EARLI Conference Report

Author: Mirjam Neelen I went to the EARLI special interest group (SIG) 27 conference to present a poster on the DEVELOP project. SIG 27 deals with online and more objective measures of learning processes. The idea is that learning processes…

Digital Learning Research Symposium

By Peter Gillis I spent a valuable day yesterday at the Digital Learning Research Symposium, a joint collaboration between, NIDL/DCU, ESAI and ILTA. It was great to catch up with some familiar faces and make acquaintance with some new ones.…

Putting a smile on performance measurement

Thalheimer’s Performance Focused Smile Sheets Freakin’ revolutionary ideas for learning and performance professionals   By Mirjam Neelen My decision to read Will Thalheimer’s book Performance-Focused Smile Sheets was one out of…