Karen Moloney

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3 08, 2016

11 Ways to Use Curation as Part of a Learning Strategy

2017-09-11T12:19:56+00:00

Copyright: annaleni / 123RF Stock Photo Author: Karen Moloney As part of my preparation for the latest Immersion virtual summit, I have been researching content curation. While my experience with curation in the last 18 months or so has been from a digital marketing perspective, I’ve now been looking at how to [...]

11 Ways to Use Curation as Part of a Learning Strategy2017-09-11T12:19:56+00:00
26 07, 2016

The Risky Relationship Between Curation and Copyright

2017-08-18T23:26:05+00:00

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the Australian Copyright Council's Executive Director, Fiona Phillips, for our next Immersion virtual summit: Curation Debunked. With the sea of content freely available online, just waiting to be curated, copyright is something that needs to be taken into account to ensure we as curators are not putting our [...]

The Risky Relationship Between Curation and Copyright2017-08-18T23:26:05+00:00
30 05, 2016

Social Collaboration & Learning: An Interview with Clark Quinn

2017-09-11T12:25:27+00:00

For this month's Immersion event I had the pleasure of interviewing Clark Quinn Ph.D. of Quinnovation. Last week we released a snippet of Clark's interview and have now decided to release the full video to share his insights and tips on the topic of social collaboration and learning. Here's the questions I asked Clark: Why [...]

Social Collaboration & Learning: An Interview with Clark Quinn2017-09-11T12:25:27+00:00
25 04, 2016

5 Secrets of Persuasion

2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00

GUEST POST BY PAMELA THORNE Successful people know that the being able to harness the talent and energy of others is a key to personal power. They have mastered the art of getting other people to work with them to achieve a goal. They know that this one skill will help them get [...]

5 Secrets of Persuasion2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00
29 03, 2016

6 things I learned from the #OzLearn Twitter chat

2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00

Early in March I was lucky enough to be a guest on OzLearn Twitter Chat (#OzLearn, @OzLearn). While I have been Tweeting for a few years now and have lurked on some chat sessions, this was my first time being a guest Tweeter. There were several things I learned about the chat experience itself and also [...]

6 things I learned from the #OzLearn Twitter chat2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00
4 03, 2016

Ozlearn Tweet Chat March 2016: Why it’s good to lose control – revisited

2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00

On 12th February 2013 I published a blog post - the first on this blog in fact - about Why It's Good To Lose Control . The main message in the post is that the way people learn is changing and we need to change the way we design learning experiences in order to ensure that they engage [...]

Ozlearn Tweet Chat March 2016: Why it’s good to lose control – revisited2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00
3 03, 2016

How to write assessment questions that don’t suck

2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00

GUEST POST BY NATASHA REDDROP Everyone knows that writing interactive eLearning questions, and especially assessment questions, can be a bit of a strain. It’s difficult to come up with questions that can easily be answered in an eLearning format, i.e. that are simply and objectively right or wrong, with no need for an instructor to [...]

How to write assessment questions that don’t suck2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00
25 02, 2016

More L&D trends for 2016!

2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00

We are always looking to the future. What’s next? What’s going to be hot this year? How can we do things better? When researching for this post I found articles predicting learning trends for 2016 going back as early as April 2015 - now that’s what I call forward thinking! In my never-ending quest to [...]

More L&D trends for 2016!2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00
18 02, 2016

Is it time to stop polishing?

2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00

Ahhhh, the internet. With the abundance of free information provided online, social learning opportunities are becoming far more prevalent and I find myself in a quandary over the content I am now producing for my “new look” business. You see, I live in two worlds with regard to my work. The first world is where [...]

Is it time to stop polishing?2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00
9 02, 2016

How to write like a human, not like a robot

2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00

Guest post by Natasha Reddrop One of the big challenges in writing any kind of learning material is taking ‘official’, corporate-sounding language and turning it into language that people actually want to read that will help them to learn. Maybe you are given a policy document, or a bunch of PowerPoint slides put together by the [...]

How to write like a human, not like a robot2017-08-18T23:26:06+00:00