About

Gender

Female


Location

Northamptonshire


Job role

Director


Organisation

Learning Anorak Ltd


About me:

More than 20 years as a learning professional, in a range of capacities. Passionate about learning and learners. Fascinated by the learning opportunities presented by social media. South African, married to a Swede, living in the UK. Two teenage sons who tell me I'm a 'legend' then roll their eyes when I jump up on my learning soapbox.


Twitter account

learninganorak


Size of organisation (employees)

<20


Areas of professional interest

Blended learning, Content authoring and design, Instructor-led training, Organisational learning, Performance support technologies and methods, Skills assessment and competency mapping, Workflow and process-embedded learning, My personal professional development, Social Media and learning


Sector

Other


Karyn Romeis replied to Philip Richards's discussion Capturing CPD/CPE in Share & Learn Good Practice
"Hi Phil
 
UK-based South African, here. In the UK, there is the same requirement in some professions. And, generally speaking, just about anything can apply. Reading a new white paper, a professional journal, mentoring a colleague, attending a…"
Mar 9, 2011
Karyn Romeis left a comment for Mattias Kareld
"Welcome aboard. I look forward to meeting you in person in January!"
Dec 21, 2010
Karyn Romeis replied to juliette sibson's discussion Reluctant SME's in Blended Learning
"Hi Juliette

I don't see that this has to be a conflict. How about if the elearning option provided the SMEs with a space to continue sharing their expertise? Why reinvent the wheel with a topped and tailed 'elearning course', if the potential…"
May 11, 2010
Karyn Romeis replied to Mike Collins's discussion Back to reality!! in Share & Learn Good Practice
"Hey, hey! Great to hear that you're having some success! As you know, I have some insight into your target audience, and I know this is no small achievement. Well done, you!"
Feb 12, 2010
Karyn Romeis replied to Mike Collins's discussion Back to reality!! in Share & Learn Good Practice
"Stick with us... there are a lot of us 'twos' in this space!"
Feb 11, 2010
Karyn Romeis replied to Mike Collins's discussion Back to reality!! in Share & Learn Good Practice
"Hi Mike

I think this is the cry of many an innovator's heart! Several people have remarked that the conference and the exhibition seem to belong to different worlds. Upstairs, it's all about innovation and collaboration and social learning and…"
Feb 11, 2010
Karyn Romeis left a comment on Making an impact!
"@Nige I look forward to learning more about those. Almost every plan I have come up with has been stonewalled by a command-and-control management structure too terrified to empower their staff. Subversion anyone? ;)"
Oct 1, 2009
Karyn Romeis left a comment on Making an impact!
"Here's a paper by Eric Davidove and Peter Butler published by Accenture in April this year that might be useful."
Sep 30, 2009
Karyn Romeis left a comment for Soulla Pitrakkou
"Ugh! I've been busy with it for more than 3 years now and I've had enough. Can't wait for it to be over!"
Sep 29, 2009
Karyn Romeis left a comment for lynn wernham
"I hope so, too. But I still have that last module to do :o("
Sep 29, 2009
Karyn Romeis left a comment for lynn wernham
"I'm exhausted, thanks. D-day for my major project on Thursday, so I've been burning the candle at both ends. But I'm looking forward to putting it behind me. The I will have just one module to go and the whole Masters' will be behind me! Woohoo!"
Sep 29, 2009
Karyn Romeis left a comment for Soulla Pitrakkou
"Well said!"
Sep 29, 2009
Karyn Romeis left a comment for Soulla Pitrakkou
"Welcome! About time you joined us here! ;)"
Sep 25, 2009
Karyn Romeis replied to Stephanie Dedhar's discussion How do we move from 'good' to 'great'? in Share & Learn Good Practice
"Hi Stephanie

Looking at the question in your title and then contrasting that with the question in your opening sentence, I find a disconnect. In order for a learning resource to be great, I would say that the emphasis should be less on the content…"
Jun 23, 2009
Karyn Romeis replied to Sue Carey's discussion Writing a Learning Strategy in Share & Learn Good Practice
"In a past life, I had to develop an IT learning strategy for the whole organisation which came about due to the frustrations of the IT department at the ineptitude of the users. I don't suppose this experience would be of much help (I don't have the…"
Jun 19, 2009
Karyn Romeis replied to Joanna Higginson's discussion E-learning Manager job descriptions in Share & Learn Good Practice
"Sounds like a nice job... where is it based? I might just apply myself, if it's a fixed term thing! ;o)"
May 5, 2009
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