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Risk-return spectrum. The risk–return spectrum (also called the risk–return tradeoff) is the relationship between the amount of return gained on an investment and the amount of risk undertaken in that investment.

Risk-return spectrum

[citation needed] The more return sought, the more risk that must be undertaken. The progression[edit] There are various classes of possible investments, each with their own positions on the overall risk-return spectrum. The general progression is: short-term debt; long-term debt; property; high-yield debt; equity. There is considerable overlap of the ranges for each investment class. All this can be visualised by plotting expected return on the vertical axis against risk (represented by standard deviation upon that expected return) on the horizontal axis.


E-learning. Handbook. Distancelearning. Cpe. Performance and ADDIE Models. Clark Quinn has an informative post where he discusses the need for Performance Analysis, Learner Experience Design, and ADDIE.

Performance and ADDIE Models

I think I have it somewhat summed up in this chart I created for my web site (note that clicking the chart will bring up a larger image that has clickable links): Performance Design Concept Map Click chart for a larger image & a clickable map that will take you to the various parts Performance ADDIE and other ISD and ID models were never designed to to discover performance problems, thus when confronted with such problems you need to discover the actual cause. The Performance Analysis Quadrant (PAQ) is a tool to help in the identification. Performance Analysis Quadrant (PAQ) Quadrant A (Motivation): If the employee has sufficient job knowledge but has an improper attitude, this may be classed as motivational problem. Learner Experience Design. EDU 2.0 for school: the free, easy way to teach and learn online. Creating Engaging, Interactive e-Learning – Even With Your Hands.

”The most positive result is that the Northern Ireland Civil Service and NIO now see e-Learning as a viable training option, whereas before, it was only considered to be a last resort.”

Creating Engaging, Interactive e-Learning – Even With Your Hands

With all of the new technology available today, it’s easier than ever to create e-Learning that is exciting, engaging, effective, and easy to use. We can easily incorporate games, quizzes, interactive animations, glowing hot-spots, callouts, and dynamic highlights on the features on each screen. We can also use audio and video narration, or use 3-D avatars as virtual trainers or for role-play action, to make the training come alive. Well, what happens when you’re told that you aren’t allowed to use any of this technology, but you still need to create engaging, interactive e-Learning? Follow me to Northern Ireland to learn more ... The Brief Facilitate a significant change in the ways of working, and teach 28,000 employees how to use a new, centralized HR Service. The Project Summary Table 1: Project Summary. How to Teach Online: Teaching Online using WiZiQ. Easy-to-use for any number of attendees without the hassle of downloading software.

How to Teach Online: Teaching Online using WiZiQ

WizIQ works using Flash technology with a familiar browser-like tabbed interface and standard keyboard shortcuts. This means that if you can view a web page, you can present or attend a live class. Live audio and video chat equal the best results for students and teachers. WizIQ's online tutoring software allows live video streams for up to 6 people via VoIP, seamless audio chat for multiple people simultaneously, full screen video, and the ability to control audio/video for all attendees. Share most commonly used file types PDF, Word/PowerPoint/Excel documents, video and audio files; also share whiteboards, desktop and more from inside the online teaching software. With WizIQ's online tutoring software, record everything while transforming learning. Uk e-learning information. About ICTforSME. The E-Learning Curve Blog at Michael Hanley Consulting. Winter Solstice at Newgrange, Ireland 5,000 years ago, an extraordinary people lived in Ireland.

The E-Learning Curve Blog at Michael Hanley Consulting

They were farmers, hunters and builders. Without the benefit of the wheel, and with tools made only of flint, they carved their culture into history. Along the banks of the River Boyne, they built houses to their dead, repositories to their spirit – monuments to immortality.Brú na Boinne: Monument to Immortality Newgrange – exterior (image courtesy I don’t spend all my time involved in learning and development.

No, no, no. Among my more arcane, but nevertheless very satisfying interests is in the culture of the Neolithic (New Stone Age), and particularly the culture of the Beaker People of Western Europe. At ten minutes to nine on the morning of the shortest day of the year, a pale and weak sun slowly rises above a ridge in the Boyne River valley in County Meath, Ireland. Newgrange is best known for the illumination of its passage and chamber by the winter solstice sun. Notes: