Monthly Archives: May 2012

LDS Youth Safety Training

Title: LDS Youth Safety Training Audience: All LDS Young Men Leaders with a secondary audience of LDS youth, ages 12-18. Objective: Make leaders aware of leading causes of injury and death during youth activities.  Expose them to consequences of risky decisions.

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Learner Readiness

Harvard Professor and best-selling author, Clayton Christensen speaks to Forbes’ Bruce Upbin about his upcoming book “How Will You Measure Your Life?“ Children and corporations will learn when they are ready to learn; not when we are ready to teach … Continue reading

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Getting To YES — Book Review

Full PDF version Outline of principles Summary The main message of this article, written by two Harvard professors in 1981, is that you will more likely get what you want if you can help the other party to get what they … Continue reading

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Google Drive

  When Google popped up their announcement a few weeks ago that Google Docs was becoming Google Drive, I decided to let some of my tech friends try it out before I adopted it. I’ve already subscribed to a number … Continue reading

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10 Keys to Convincing Arguements

Prepare.  Practice portraying yourself as the underdog.  Fundamentally, everyone wants to fight for the underdog. Open the other to receive your argument. Give the argument in the form of a story.  Everyone is conditioned to listen to stories. Tell the … Continue reading

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The Tin Can API — SCORM could do more

Project Tin Can Is Tin Can truly sanctioned by ADL (Keepers of SCORM)? Is this the future of SCORM? Do you know if the Tin Can API will work with my LMS? How difficult will it be for activity creators … Continue reading

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ID Tips I Don’t Want to Forget

Instructional design tips from web media experts Elisabeth and Eric Freeman: Make it visual Put the words within or near the graphics Use a conversational and personalized communication style Get the learner to think more deeply Get and keep the … Continue reading

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Mager & Pipe Performance Analysis Flow Diagram

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Business Acumen of the Day — Avoiding Unintended Misperceptions

When Elder Bednar, an LDS apostle, makes invitations, they are universally unoffensive because he lovingly validates the efforts currently being made, and he also takes the time to clarify his message, thereby eliminating any perceived subtext. My Bad Experience: I … Continue reading

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