Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning. Some Mobile Learning Predictions for 2011 Mobile learning will get its own identity. Here are my top 10 eLearning predictions for 2011. We would welcome lots of discussion.
Fall 2011 CAC
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Our Corporate Advisory Council kicked off yesterday with some great presentation by our Corporate Advisory Council members, we had a great day of presentations and learning. Here are recordings of the great presentations. Red Card Cancer: Uniting the Global Game of Soccer. Search Engine Optimization: Improving Your Company’s Online Visibility. Building Best Practices for Online Education. Design, Art and Learning. Today students are presenting. The first group is Technos Learning Design, LLC. More on this presentation and the others to come.
Fourth Summer 2011 Learning in 3D class
AUGUST 4, 2011
For this class, we were privileged to have Andrew Hughes, the president of Designing Digitally visit with us. And he gave us a tour of their browser-based 3D campus tour software. You can check out this video to an idea of what the student’s experienced on their tour. The graphics were excellent and the 3D environment felt like an actual campus. What other applications can you think about?
Small Business Marketing Tips From SMX East 2011
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
From Small Business Trends Small Business Marketing Tips From SMX East 2011. While I was at SMX East last week I had the opportunity to sit in on the SoLoMo Landscape session (my liveblog ) that was taking place there. The goal of the session was to look at the convergence happening among social media, local search and mobile, and discuss how small business owners could take advantage of it.
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
Science 20 January 2011 8. Microlearning: Small Bites, Big Impact. must-haves every organization needs to be. successful with microlearning W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. The times they are a-changin’.3 When done properly, Microlearning works.10 Microlearning in action.11 About Axonify.14 3The times they are a-changin’. corporate Learning & Development inside out. knowledge. Blunt.
12 Most Popular eLearning Posts: January 2011 Monthly Roundup
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Monthly Roundup Beginner Instructional Designers eLearning Game Based Learning January 2011 Monthly Roundup Learning Games LMS LMS Wiki Microlearning Monthly eLearning Roundup Training Companies WikiJanuary was a month of varied topics. From Games to Instruction Design, to eLearning and Microlearning, it squeezed out every bit of knowledge from our best bloggers. This LMS Has No Traps!
eLearning Conferences 2011
NOVEMBER 11, 2010
This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. link] January 2011 January 2-5, 2011 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN), 12 th , Bangalore, India. link] January 3-5, 2011 International College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Maui, Hawaii, USA.
eLearning & mLearning: 2011 Consumer Electronics Show Takeaways
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JANUARY 18, 2011
Tablets Many have coined 2011 "the year of the tablet" and I believe it. by AJ George. Another year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has come and gone. What did this year's CES bring to the table for the eLearning industry? The iPad has been well received among educational institutions. think this trend in tablet computing will continue, moving beyond fad and into what could potentially make tablets an essential educational tool, and perhaps even a major money-saver for college students who would otherwise dump a large amount of money into hard-copy textbooks.
DECEMBER 21, 2011
On this, the shortest day of the year here in the northern hemisphere, it seems like a good time to reflect on the past year and look forward to the coming one. It’s certainly been an interesting year, and a good one personally. I feel there are lots of reasons to hope for good things to be coming too. The opportunities are big. think more should be thinking about mobile from a strategy perspective as well. Still, the benefits of supporting workers wherever and whenever they are can make some big impacts on organizational outcomes. meta-learning
JANUARY 1, 2011
For the annual eLearn Mag predictions, this year I wrote: I think we’ll see some important, but subtle, trends. Deeper uses of technology are going to surface: more data-driven interactions, complemented by both more structured content and more semantics. These trends are precursors to some very interesting nascent capabilities, essentially web 3.0: think it’s worth elaborating on what I mean (I was limited to 75 words). I’ve talked before about web 3.0, and what it takes is fine granularity and deep tagging of content, and some rules about what to present when.
The Horizon Report 2011
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
The areas of emerging technology cited for 2011 are: Time to adoption: One Year or Less. The Horizon Report 2011 (PDF Each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to five years. Electronic Books. Mobiles. Time to adoption: Two to Three Years. Augmented Reality.
Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011
JANUARY 11, 2012
So we thought it would be interesting take a journey down our blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2011. So without much ado, here are Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2011 from our blog as determined by you, our readers. One week into the New Year it’s the right time to look back on the year gone by. Read them. Reflect on them. Debate them. Enjoy them! January. 1.
Meet Us At CIPD HRD 2011, Olympia, London
MARCH 18, 2011
2011 seems to be really big on events for us. After a huge success at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011, April will see us participating in CIPD HRD 2011 , an HRD conference and exhibition. Scheduled to take place on the 6th and 7th of April 2011 in Olympia, London , this event will see leading learning and organization development suppliers in a range of disciplines including training, L&D, OD, leadership, coaching and more, come together under one roof. Upside Learning CIPD - HRD 2011 Learning & Development Conference CIPD HRD 2011 upsidelearning
13 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 25
JULY 5, 2011
We recently concluded a great show at mLearnCon 2011. mLearnCon 2011 Backchannel – Collected Resources. This post collects the resources shared via the backchannel of the mLearnCon 2011, that was held between June 21 and 23 in San Jose, California. 2. The mLearning flavor spills over into this week too as we scour the web for the best in mobile everything.
Top 100 articles of 2011
DECEMBER 28, 2011
With only a few more days left of 2011, this is the first of a series of posts reviewing the past year and look forward to 2012. From nearly 500 links to articles, blog posts, slideshows, reports and (this year also) infographics that I saved in my 2011 Reading List, I have produced a list of the 100 articles that I enjoyed or that impressed me most in 2011. Social learning
Top 100 Tools used by Learning Professionals in 2011!
NOVEMBER 22, 2011
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 TOP 100 LEARNING TOOLS The list is compiled (by Jane Hart ) from the Top 10 Tools lists of 531 learning professionals worldwide (from education, training and workplace learning). Jane has also created a Best of Breed 2011 list, which categorizes the tools under a number of headings. What else can I say! shall write NO more.
CEGOS 2011 survey provides many new insights
Clive on Learning
MAY 18, 2011
Cegos 2011 learning trends survey draft, final may 11 When I received this presentation from CEGOS, which describes the results of their latest survey of L&D practices across Europe, I couldn't understand why they wouldn't want to share every aspect of the results as widely as possible. It provides some interesting insights but also raises many questions. research
2011 Top 100 Tools List and Presentation finalised
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
Yesterday, I finalised the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list. In the last few days of voting there was a surge of contributions (both online and by email) that brought the number of contributions to 531. Many thanks to everyone who took the time to share their Top 10 Tools and help me compile this, the 5th annual survey of learning tools. The final list and presentation is available… Read the rest. Social learning
Top Ten Tools for Learning 2011
OCTOBER 23, 2011
This is the fifth year that Jane Hart has been collecting lists of top tools for learning. The list will be finalized on November 13, but you can see the ongoing results in this list. have contributed my lists in 2007 , 2008 , and 2009. You can contribute your top tools too. As in 2009, I’m going to divide my list into personal learning and course development. Personal Learning. Google Reader is still my main tool for personal learning. WordPress.com is my blogging platform of choice and a great tool for personal reflection. Diigo is my social bookmarking option. Course Development.
mLearnCon 2011 Recap
JUNE 14, 2012
It’s a great time to quickly recap those: First Impressions: mLearnCon 2011 Exposition. We’ll be attending and exhibiting at mLearnCon 2012 in San Jose, California next week. It promises three days of huge learning – intense ideation, discussion and information exchange for those interested in mLearning. Interesting Mobile Statistics By Tomi Ahonen: mLearnCon.
Top Ten Learning Resources of 2011
DECEMBER 30, 2011
In honor of the approaching year-end, here are my top resources of 2011: Sites, articles or resources I visited over and over again, sent to colleagues, memorized or otherwise relied upon, in no particular order. Right eLearning Solutions
My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
Polldaddy is now owned by WordPress so I see it now as just another WordPress plugin. 6 – In 2007 Skype was a key tool to keep in touch with my colleagues and clients, and in 2011 it still is very important to me, so it is another of my Top 10 tools. So what does my Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011 look like? Well I’ve already mentioned four of them: Google Reader. Skype.
50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011
DECEMBER 29, 2011
Inspired by JaneHart’s Top100 Articles of 2011 , I thought I should put down at least the top 50 thathas made me reflect and ponder in the past one year, has changed the way I dothings and shaped quite a bit of my work-life decisions. Not all the posts havebeen written in 2011, but since I either stumbled across them in 2011 or readthem with greater appreciation this year, I thought it fair to include these inthe list. have divided them across five categories for easy reference. approaches?
Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011
DECEMBER 17, 2011
January 1, 2011 to December 17, 2011. Network thinking - Harold Jarche , December 15, 2011. Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited) - Jane Hart , December 6, 2011. 12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead - Ross Dawson , December 4, 2011. Open Learning Analytics: A proposal - George Siemens , December 10, 2011. March 29, 2011.
Learning Tools Directory 2011
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Take a look at the 2011 Learning Tools Directory here … and if you want to recommend any tool/s, just add them in the Comments of the relevant page/s and I’ll add them in. I’ve just spent the last few days overhauling the Learning Tools Directory. Over the last year there has been quite a lot of change one way or another in terms of tools. Tools
In case you missed it – 2011 in posts
Clive on Learning
DECEMBER 21, 2011
Before I take my leave for Christmas, I thought I'd provide you with this summary of all my posts on Clive on Learning in 2011. I've marked with asterisks a few posts that were particularly significant from my point of view. December Where is the model for e-learning? Massively scalable training * Face-to-face is for special occasions * Can we dispense with email? November Profile of a learning architect: Darren Owen Shepherd accused of sensationalist claptrap Beware who's selling informal learning * Blending is a continuum Want to write? Back in business If in doubt, do it yourself
Learning in 3D: First Class Summer 2011
JULY 12, 2011
The first class we once again ran into some technical difficulties. Second Life is being strange on our one island, it keeps throwing visitors into a perpetual teleport. This is really getting frustrating. Getting to know each other in the virtual world. So we moved to a new location which worked well. Building under way in Second Life. Class Meeting in Second Life.
Social Media Revolution 2011 Video
JUNE 20, 2011
The 2011 revision of the well known video by Erik Qualmann. This is a shorter version that includes new social media statistics for 2011. Tweet. I’ve been waiting for this! “Part of the world’s most watched Social Media video series; “Social Media Revolution by Erik Qualman. Based on #1 International Best Selling Book Socialnomics by Erik Qualman. “
DevLearn 2011: I’m Speaking
OCTOBER 4, 2011
One of my favorite conferences of the year quickly approaches: the eLearning Guild’s fantastic DevLearn 2011. This year, we converge on Las Vegas for some high tech wonderment and education. Come join my session! Thursday @ 1:00-2:00 pm. Avoiding Clicky-Clicky Bling-Bling: Top Tips for Making Your eLearning Designs Shine from the Inside. Hope to see you there
DevLearn 2011 Takeaways & Reflection
NOVEMBER 4, 2011
Harold, Jane, Charles, Clark, and I led a session this morning that recapped people’s DevLearn experience. We used a minute of silence to clear our heads of the noise of overstimulation. Then we focused on how what we’d learned in the last few days would change our behavior. People enthusiastically shared what they planned to do differently. It’s a key component of learning.
2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning
DECEMBER 5, 2011
Award winners for 2011. The 2011 Open Source Commercial System of the Year goes to . 2011 Commercial System of the Year. Awards LMS m-learning mobile learning Open Source 2011 award winners Absorb LMS Docebo elearninfo itslearning Learning Maestro 5 learning management systems Taleo Talent ManagementInitially I was going to provide a list of all my award winners including web conferening, stand alone mobile learning, etc., but after much consideration, decided this week to focus only on the LMS sector. Mobile Learning. Here are the spins. Reality. Their response?
Impressions of the Masie Learning 2011 Conference
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Last week I was fortunate to attend the Learning 2011 conference, organized every year by Elliott Masie. So in this month’s blog I wanted to talk about some general impressions I had there. Bill Clinton at Learning 2011 — at least, I think it was Bill Clinton. Uncategorized mobile learning Elliott Masie Learning 2011Mobile Technology: The Future of Learning?
Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011
FEBRUARY 27, 2011
focus here on what I think are the top skills for elearning now, in 2011. Instead, when looking to hire, I think managers are going to care more about these job skills, my top skills for elearning in 2011. 1. What are the skills you need to land an elearning job? Working in elearning taps into many skill sets. Graphic Design. Graphic design requires good online research skills.
ASTD Salary & Compensation Survey 2011
JULY 22, 2011
ASTD has just released their 2011 Salary & Compensation Report for the L&D field. Let's discuss: Median salary for men is $80,000-$90,000; for women it is $70,000-$80,000 The proportion of men earning $120,000 or more is twice that of women Women are not as well represented in higher paying categories of L&D. There is a dearth of women in executive ranks and higher compensated specialties, possessing advanced degrees, or having 20 or more years of experience. astd salaries
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. December 2011 November 27-December 1, 2011 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE): Reaching Across Boundaries, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Online.
Horizon Report 2011 – Electronic Books And Mobiles
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
The Horizon report for 2011 has been published and is available for download. I’d referred to last year’s report in one of my posts at the time. This year, the predict mainstream adoption of electronic books and mobiles. This in their opinion will be followed by game-based learning and augmented reality within two to three years.
Vote for The Best of ELearning 2011 Awards
JUNE 29, 2011
Are you going to vote for The Best of Elearning 2011 Awards? The end of the nomination period is in August 1st and The Best of Elearning Awards 2011 will be honored at the Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo on September 27-29, 2011 at the Hilton Anaheim at the Convention Center. Are you ready to help your favorite Learning Management System ? Lets make it happen!
What does 2011 look like for consultants?
Spark Your Interest
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
2011 is 1/12th over and thanks to my exalted status as thought leader (!!) for the BQ, I am compelled to write my predictions for 2011. Others have put together a ton of great predictions already. Such as: Horizons report. Actual thought leaders – elearn magazine’s list. Tony Bates. When the economy tanked, so did my consulting work, but since late fall 2010, things have picked up considerably. For those of you who are independents, here are my predictions for you (us). tweet from @jmarrapodi ). think the reality is that many organizations won’t jump this year.
eLearning Hot Topics from 2011
DECEMBER 28, 2011
So, it seems fitting that we’d look back at our 2011 posts and create one for this blog. How do these compare with your own eLearning hot topics from 2011? --1-- Storyboarding. The post with the most views in 2011 was Practical Storyboarding – Not Just for Developers. From Making Scenarios Realistic to 5 Ways to Tell Stories in eLearning , several 2011 posts talked about how to design eLearning with scenarios and stories as well as the benefits of doing so. What topics did you talk about most in 2011? I enjoy “year in review” type articles. Happy New Year!
eLearning Predictions for 2011 and Beyond
DECEMBER 23, 2010
2011 distance education eLearning future mobile learning predictionsThis summer I attended the 2010 Distance Teaching and Learning Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Some very interesting topics came up in the facilitated Think Tanks, and I wanted to share some of the predictions that were developed from these active group discussions regarding where eLearning will go in the next ten years.
mLearning: The Time is Now
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JULY 6, 2011
Before jumping in, consider these points from Jason Bickle's eLearning Devcon 2011 session, Design Approaches for Adapting Content for mLearning. by AJ George The push for mobile learning (mLearning) has been a surprisingly long one. Last year we talked about how mLearning wasn't quite ready , but we threw out some technical tips in case you were ready to dive in.
April 2011 Monthly Roundup: 7 Most Popular Posts
MAY 9, 2011
If the results of Learning & Skills 2011 survey by the Centre for Performance Development are anything to go by, technology assisted learning accounts for the larger piece in the learning and development pie. 3. Mobile Learning seemed to be the flavor of the past month at our blogging stable. Amongst others were articles on digital natives, Lego and creativity, multitasking etc.
20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
Learning Trends 2011. Learning Tools Directory 2011. TechKnowledge 2011: Why Learning Professionals Still Have a Lot to Learn. It’s 2011 and mobile devices are flying off the shelves faster than ever before. Weekly Digest Blended Learning E-Learning Trends 2011 Informal Learning ipad learning tools list mLearning Mobile Learning Social Learningwonder. Know how. 6.
DevLearn 2011 Recap: Expanding the Possibilities for Learning by Bill Brandon
Learning Solutions Magazine
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
DevLearn 2011 broke new ground in many ways: A new venue (Las Vegas), new themes, and on-site curation. Read about it here! Design Strategies Development Strategies Development Techniques Future Trends Management Strategies Professional Development