eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com. This year, he has cut down the list slightly to cover "selected events." " But its still a massive list. link].
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. You can contact him at: firstname.lastname@example.org. It covers events from four continents. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Private? Personal?
Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles
MARCH 24, 2010
Leveraging Learning , October 6, 2009 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team - Learning Putty , October 22, 2009 10 Tips to Get Started with Twitter - Learn and Lead , April 18, 2009 Coping with Twitter - Learning Conversations , February 26, 2010 Hashtags in Twitter and walls, fountains, ways to keep everyone's remarks in the picture - Ignatia Webs , May 15, 2009 I'm on Twitter. subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology. In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
I spend a fair amount of my consulting time working with large organizations to help define how they will apply technology to particular business / performance / learning needs. This is either in terms of specific needs, e.g., improve customer satisfaction, or as part of an overall eLearning strategy. I've really been striking out. I'm hoping that people will help out. This is very hard.
Open Source eLearning Tools
OCTOBER 13, 2010
Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Learning on the Leading Edge , February 9, 2009 Harold Jarche » Open Source LMS - Learning and Working on the Web , June 25, 2006 Selecting an Open-Source Online Course Development and Delivery Platform - Tony Karrer delicious links , February 16, 2010 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark? Here’s some of what I pulled out.
Tool Set 2009
JANUARY 5, 2009
But hopefully 2009 will be the year when that begins to change. If you care about being relevant and valuable in 2015, you had better be making moves in 2009. Recommendations The intent of this series is to capture my thinking at the start of 2009 about the tools and methods for work and learning. I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning. I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? So, here goes.
Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations
SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
However, because of the dramatically different characteristics of Online Conferences and In-Person Conferences and because of the narrowing gap between face-to-face and online presentations – we will see a shift towards more online conferences such as LearnTrends 2009. Are people noticing this? It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. Some aspects: Wireless access is becoming more common in places where presentations occur. If you are a conference organizer and you don't arrange for wireless, be prepared for some negative comments. and paying attention.
eLearning Conferences 2010
NOVEMBER 19, 2009
December 2009 December 1-4, 2009 New Zealand Association for Research in Education , Distinction Hotel, Rotorua, New Zealand. link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Louis, Missouri, USA. and Web 3.0
12 eLearning Predictions for 2009
JANUARY 26, 2009
In my post, 2008 2009 - written in December 2008, I looked at how well I did in those predictions, and my results were pretty good, not perfect. Some training will still be preferred face to face such as when team building or in-person soft skills are important, but 2009 will be the year when we realize that we should be justifying any in-person training. self-directed learning, quick wins and toolkits all suggest that more web pages - authored via wikis - will be the name of the game in 2009. 2009 is going to be a big year for this issue. tools.
Seven Things I Learned This Year
DECEMBER 14, 2010
Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. A lot of it is thinking through where my thinking has changed over the course of the year. So here are a few of the things that are a bit different for me. 1. It was definitely helpful to spend time going through Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles. 2.
Twitter Conference Ideas
JANUARY 30, 2009
Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. Here are a few of the things we've been doing Twitter as Social Chat At both DevLearn and TechKnowledge , we created a hashtag and created a specific Twitter account that was the hub. Using TweetLater and GroupTweet anyone who sent a direct message to the hub account then broadcast to everyone following that account.
LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers
JULY 6, 2009
I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? Generally 50-70%. How many of you actively use LinkedIn? Generally down to 10%. How many of you get really high value from LinkedIn? - Now down to 2-5% I am continually surprised by this result ( Getting Value from LinkedIn ). can't remember how I could get things done without LinkedIn. And I consider knowing how to effectively use LinkedIn to be a core Work Literacy.
Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010
JANUARY 18, 2010
Also, before you read these, you might want to go back and look at predictions in the past and how well I did on those predictions: Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 , 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009. Prediction #1 => Hacking Work At this time last year, I did my series Tool Set 2009. It’s mostly going to be the same – as it always is. So, viewer discretion is advised.
Too Much Information or a Skills Gap
JULY 9, 2009
Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ). Wesley points us to a post by Kevin Washburn “TMI! Information Overload and Learning.” where Kevin points out: TMI floods the brain with data, preventing comprehension and elaboration, and thus, preventing learning. Because the brain has a do-it-yourself attitude toward learning.
eLearning Templates – 20 Resources
DECEMBER 7, 2009
Recently, I’ve been seeing a lot of posts come through eLearning Learning that provide eLearning templates or toolkits or other kinds of interesting resources. And the list would be even better with help - see Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning. eLearning Technology. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs
Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
Certainly, I’m paying attention to this and I’m going to go through Tim’s post – Personal Aggregate, Filter and Connect Strategies to see how it might impact my Tool Set 2009 tools and methods, especially Information Radar , Networks and Learning Communities ). Great post by Tim Kastelle - Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Innovation. Anyone (hopefully everyone) could submit their script / movie.
FEBRUARY 24, 2009
Jay Cross - father of the Informal Learning Flow has been doing some great writing recently that look at the future of corporate training. His recent posts make me really think (that's good) but also make me wonder. How many people really have the opportunity to pursue the Future of Corporate Training? More on this below. But first some context. Great points Jay. It's a scary question to ask.
Business of Learning
JUNE 15, 2009
The challenges for publishers has been well documented: From Terrible to Terrifying : “The stats show that total newspaper ad sales dropped by an unprecedented 28.28% in the first quarter of 2009, a deep plunge that represents a loss of more than $2.6 This is a very strange time. In the past few weeks, I've had some really eye-opening conversations about the state of Learning as a Business.
LearnTrends 2009 – Free Online Conference
SEPTEMBER 21, 2009
George Siemens , Jay Cross and Tony Karrer are pleased to announce our third annual free online conference: LearnTrends 2009 The Corporate Learning Trends and Innovations Conference November 17-19, 2009 | Online | Free The theme/focus this year is on Convergence in Workplace Learning. I'll also be providing details shortly about the LearnTrends Innovation Awards 2009.
Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool
JANUARY 21, 2009
Other Posts in the Series Tool Set 2009 Work Skills Keeping Up Top-Down Strategy Better Memory Information Radar Networks and Learning Communities Collaborate Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool Search Browser Short Cuts Work Literacy Workshop Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.comThere is one exception to this.
Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources
JULY 13, 2010
Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki? Clive on Learning , April 13, 2007 Wikis: Ways to use them for a more Collaboration and Interaction - Dont Waste Your Time , August 28, 2009 Do wikis work for any topic? I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. wanted to collect a few resources around this topic for use in these discussions. Here’s some of what I found: Why a Wiki?
Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating
OCTOBER 14, 2009
I received an inquiry from a reader and I'm hoping that people can chime in on their thoughts. It relates to my post about eLearning Costs , which bases cost estimates on seat time of the eLearning course. So, the basic question is: We current provide a two day (16 hour) classroom training course for our employees. We are planning to prepare an e-learning course based on this classroom course. How should we estimate the e-learning course duration for this lesson? What are the important criteria in estimating eLearning duration when its based on a classroom course? Is it feasible to do so?
When Do Learning Games Make Business Sense?
JULY 1, 2009
T+D Blog - Serious Gaming in the Workplace asks the question: Is serious gaming being taken seriously in your workplace? It is time to change the perception of "gaming" among CEOs and other corporate executives. It is a valuable learning tool that is taking too long to become a mainstream part of everyday learning. But transfer does not equal ROI. And how do we know that going in?
How long does it take to select an LMS?
JANUARY 8, 2009
I saw a post by Bryan Chapman discussing how long it takes to select an LMS. I've known Bryan for quite a few years - more than 10. And he and I do a lot of LMS selection and implementation work. And I think we are both pretty good at it. I may even be the person he's talking about in his post as the other consultant, but I'm not quite sure. So, the real answer to how long it takes is, of course, it depends. But to give you some better answers than that the eLearningGuild has some great survey data on it. I put out some of that data in my post - LMS Team Size and Time - Wow 23 Months! months.
Social Media Revolution
AUGUST 17, 2009
2009 US Department of Education study revealed that on average, online students out performed those receiving face-to-face instruction 1 in 6 higher education students are enrolled in online curriculum 80% of Twitter usage is on mobile devices…people update anywhere, anytime…imagine what that means for bad customer experiences? Great video similar to Did You Know? Pretty amazing stuff.
Leave A Comment
SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
Blogs are all about conversation. just saw a post that explained to readers how to leave a comment, and I thought that might be a good idea to have that post as well and it would be a nice addition to the content in my First Time Visitor's Guide. Please, if you have thoughts or questions on one of my posts leave a comment. It shows me that you care. That it inspired a thought or a question.
JANUARY 2, 2009
JANUARY 2009 January 3-4, 2009 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, Florida, USA. January 4-7, 2009 Presidents Institute : Investing in the Future – Students, Institutions, and the Public Good sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Hyatt Regency Cocomut Point, Bonita Springs, Florida, USA. link] conferences_events/presidents/ 2009.asp January 4-7, 2009 Hawaii International Conference on Education , 7 th annual, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. link] index.php January 18-22, 2009.
Nothing More Important in my Life Than Blogging
SEPTEMBER 1, 2009
From Jay Cross' Informal Learning Flow Hot List for August , fantastic video with Seth Godin and Tom Peters discussing the value of blogging. They sound a lot like what I say about blogging and learning. This is going to be pretty good for an upcoming presentation to professional speakers about the use of social media. Seth Godin Doesn't matter if anyone reads it. It has changed my life.
OCTOBER 6, 2009
As way of background for this month's big question - , I went to eLearning Learning and looked up Multitasking. Found some great posts. But the basic gist is that Multitasking Generally is Bad for Work and Learning Clive Shepherd - A challenge to the multitask assumption tells us: According to work conducted at Stanford University and reported by Constance Holden in Science NOW Daily News under the heading Multitasking muddles the mind , "cognitive performance declines when people try to pay attention to many media channels at once." Multitasking actually takes longer.
eLearning Portal Integration
OCTOBER 13, 2009
I've had a similar discussion several times over the past few months. These discussions center on what requirements should go into an LMS RFP and more broadly how the LMS should really be integrated into the organization. Initially, the conversation was about having learning content appear on the enterprise portal. Many LMS vendors provide portlets, gadgets or widgets that allow for access of learning content (most often meaning courses and courseware) through the corporate portal. This has been a common requirement for a number of years. And it's definitely a nice thing to have done.
Video-Based eLearning Authoring Tools
FEBRUARY 16, 2009
I've been asked several times a similar question so I thought I would throw it out to see what readers here will recommend for doing basic video-based elearning authoring. The situation is that they have five, two-hour training videos (10 hours total). It's currently used as a watch and then answer these questions experience. The topic almost doesn't matter, but assume it's Safety Training. They would like to convert this to self-paced eLearning. Thus roughly: Video Segment -> Questions -> Video Segment -> Questions -> Exam They do not have an LMS, but they need some kind of reporting.
FEBRUARY 12, 2009
What is Good Writing? Rubrics and Good Writing One of my favorite conversation topics is always looking at how school has changed from when I went through. When I was going through school, I often felt that my writing assignments were judged arbitrarily. Teachers would give you a B with little or no explanation. still believe that content was relatively unimportant. Form was dominant. Lots of metaphors. Using a Thesaurus. Style over substance. And style was not well defined. He had various writing style requirements that slowly added up over the course of the semester. It was clear. They don't.
Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources
AUGUST 10, 2010
28 Web Conference Training Tips - eLearning Weekly , July 10, 2009 Learning to use web conferencing technology is pretty easy, but there is a lot more to training via web conference than just putting on a headset, dialing up an audio-conferencing bridge, and logging onto the application. How to plan and run a good web conference - Influence , May 7, 2009 While the technology is getting better and better ( here's a good list of options ), putting on a good web conference still requires some preparation and practice. Below are some helpful tips. It’s a guess why. Spot on, CogDog!
LMS and Social Learning
MARCH 31, 2009
As a follow on to the discussion of social learning and formal learning in Long Live … great post by BJ Schone - Have LMSs Jumped The Shark? constantly hear people (across many organizations) complain about their learning management system (LMS). They complain that their LMS has a terrible interface that is nearly unusable. Upgrades are difficult and cumbersome. Users hate the system. It’s ugly.
JANUARY 13, 2009
For many of the roles and projects you will be involved in, part of what you need to be able to do is to put yourself in a continuous learning mode. You need information radar that continuously scans for new, quality information that you should be aware of. And certainly, you have to be able to quickly commit it to your metamemory. Most of you reading this are infovores. Aggregator Blogs.
Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug
NOVEMBER 30, 2009
Jack Merklein from Xerox Global Services did a really great presentation at LearnTrends 2009 entitled - Common tools for Diverse Communities at Xerox Global Services. You can find the LearnTrends 2009 Recording including Jack’s presentation. A few follow-up thoughts. Jack is responsible for the development, care and tools for learning communities and knowledge sharing initiatives.
Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning
OCTOBER 1, 2009
This results in posts such as: LearnTrends - Sound - Best of eLearning Learning Design - Knowing Doing Gap - Best of eLearning Learning Camtasia - LMS - LCMS - Best of eLearning Learning August 2009 These posts are sent via email to people who have subscribed to the Best Of. I've pulled together the following diagram to hopefully help explain it a bit better. Human tagging? Automated?