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.
5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2011
In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated. Kinect technology and gesture free will equally make an appearance in 2012. I am projecting that the number of vendors who enter this space to start slow, but gain steam – at least with some aspect, by the end of 2012. If you had to decide which of the following: AR or Kinect technology will be more widely used in 2012, I’m betting on Kinect technology. For the larger size vendors, I expect that by the end of 2012, to see a few systems drop their core learning features to 10% of their entire product.
#DevLearn 2012: Kapp Presentation Resources
OCTOBER 31, 2012
2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. So the slides to the Gamification workshop can be found here.
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. On behalf of the entire Upside Learning team, I wish you a joyous and prosperous 2012. Read them. Reflect on them. Debate them. Enjoy them!
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
Microlearning at Bloomingdale’s Retail giant Bloomingdale’s made the shift to microlearning in 2012 as a way to reduce. 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 knowledge.
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.
mLearnCon 2011 Recap
JUNE 14, 2012
We’ll be attending and exhibiting at mLearnCon 2012 in San Jose, California next week. It’s a great time to quickly recap those: First Impressions: mLearnCon 2011 Exposition. 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.
The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed
OCTOBER 1, 2012
But now for the complete 2012 Top 100 Tools list. Top Tools for Learning 2012 from Jane Hart. Top Tools 2012This year’s Top 100 Tools for Learning list (the 6th Annual Survey) has been compiled from the votes of 582 learning professionals worldwide – 55% working in education, 45% working in non-educational organizations. Enjoy!
eLearning Conferences 2012
DECEMBER 23, 2011
Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Only listings until June 30, 2012 are complete as dates, locations, or Internet addresses (URLs) were not available for a number of events held after this date. => Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. link] January4-7, 2012 Presidents Institute ,sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA.
Top 10 Free and Open Source eLearning Projects to Watch for 2012
DECEMBER 24, 2011
This is why I created the following list with the Top 10 Free and Open Source eLearning projects for 2012 that will help you implement a low cost eLearning solutions => Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another Free or Open Source eLearning project that needs to be mentioned! 2011 with the Award of Excellence in the following two categories: 1. Enjoy!
2012 eLearning Predictions and How to Cope
DECEMBER 28, 2011
With 2011 nearly behind us, I’d like to look ahead to the New Year and share my predictions for the eLearning industry and how to cope with the changes. As is constant in the technology field, I believe eLearning will continue to evolve and change to better meet the needs of upcoming tech-savvy generations. I’ve divided [.]. eLearning 2012 Predictions distance learning elearning eLearning Design eLearning Management Jon Aleckson Patti Shank predictions social media Technology Web Courseworks
#MobiMOOC free, online course on #mLearning runs 8 – 30 September 2012 choose your favorite topics
APRIL 17, 2012
In 2011 the first MobiMOOC ran from April - May 2011. The second MobiMOOC will run from 8 – 30 September 2012. Course start: Saturday 8 September 2012. When will the 6 other topics be known: by June 2012 the topics will be known, but depending on the quest for guides on the side, the facilitator names might be known a bit later. What is a MOOC? Via this form.
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.
Recapping a Smashing 2012!
DECEMBER 26, 2012
Alhamdulillah, 2012 was an exciting year with many inspiring learning adventures and memories ! For those of you who missed some of them, or are new to ZaidLearn, here is a compilation of the learning adventures and ideas explored in 2012. IMU WEBINAR SERIES The IMU Webinar Learning Series was conceptualized late 2011 and launched early 2012. But then early 2012, Prof.
ASTD Techknowledge 2012
MAY 16, 2011
ASTD Techknowledge 2012 January 22-27 Las Vegas, Baby! Welcome to conference proposal season! I am thrilled and honored to be this year’s TK12 planning committee chair, following in the noble footsteps of the wonderful Ellen Wagner. Although the conference may feel like it’s years away, proposals are now being accepted! Come join the fun and submit your session ideas by June 13. link]. astdtk12
The Internet In India 2011
MAY 31, 2012
In the course of routine trawling, found this interesting report – Internet in India 2011 , published by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). There are some bits about internet usage in India that I hadn’t imagined would be so. Worth a read. Future Technology Internet And Mobile Internet In India
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.
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.
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?
Michael Allen's e-Learning Annual 2012
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 8, 2011
The postman has just delivered my copy of Michael Allen's e-Learning Annual 2012 (when I was originally asked to contribute to this book it was going to be a 2011 annual, but that's traditional book publishing for you!). I'm a fan of Michael Allen. So I was delighted to accept his offer to add a chapter to this work. There are 27 chapters covering all aspects of e-learning. Hardly!
Vote Now For Best of Elearning! Awards 2012
MAY 15, 2012
2012 Awards. Readers and users of elearning solutions can nominate and vote for solutions across 26 different categories from May 15 th to August 1 st , 2012, and The Best of Elearning Awards 2012 will be honored at the Enterprise Learning! Day early November, 2012. If you’re interested in seeing 2011 winners (& we were amongst them ) – please click here.
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.
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
Contexts and Choices: Learning Strategies in 2012 by Bill Brandon
Learning Solutions Magazine
DECEMBER 29, 2011
In 2012, without a learning strategy (whether for their organizations or for themselves) and without. development strategy, professionals in the learning business (training, education, or what-have- you) will be seriously challenged by the most fundamental decisions. The key to strategy is context. Design Strategies Development Strategies Learning 2.0 Management Strategies
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. One vendor who really intrigued me was eCampus, a LMS vendor from Australia. I have them on my watch list for 2012, and I hope they change their name – after all they are targeting businesses not education. Next year, I will be writing a blog listing the top 50 vendors to watch for in 2012. Speaking of which, I believe 2012 is going to be an exciting year. I’m actually quite stoked about it. Mobile Learning. Reality.
A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links
MAY 28, 2012
2011 Horizon Report. 2012 Horizon Report. Future Mobile Learning (29 August 2011) by Judy Brown. Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. Here are some interesting links I’ve come across recently, mostly about mobile learning and some about learning in general that I found interesting.
Nomination(s) for the 2012 Edublog Awards #eddies12
Dont Waste Your Time
NOVEMBER 14, 2012
Nominations are open for the 2012 Edublog Awards, and here are mine: Best Individual Blog: Steve Wheeler – Learning with ‘e’s. OK folks, let’s see what & who you like this year … click here for the Edublog 2012 nomination hashtag: #eddies12 and make you own nominationnoon the following link: [link]. Related posts: Nomination(s) for the 2011 Edublog Awards #eddies11.
Reflections on 2012
DECEMBER 31, 2012
So we get it out-of-the-way, here is the executive summary of things I did instead of just talk about doing these things in 2012: I helped lead the charge on moving “ Project Tin Can ” into a full-on specification called Experience API with a whole bunch of people. Related Posts: Reflecting on 2011 – Making Awesome Happen July Fourth (#JFDid) Gold Stars Reflecting on 2010, Causes and Effects The Turn. We organized a second retreat for the Overlap community, paying forward the incredible amount of experience I had at Overlap ’11. wrote magazine articles. dropped 50 pounds.
Give the Ultimate Gift in 2012: Coaching
Learning on the Leading Edge
DECEMBER 23, 2011
Have you thought about what gift you want to give your colleagues and your organization in 2012? What is the one thing – no, the one experience – you want to help them have in 2012 that will add the most value possible? Source: Bersin & Associates, 2011. Source: Bersin & Associates, 2011. Consider giving the gift of coaching. Happy holidays! Stacia
eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , 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. link] December 3-5, 2012 mHealth Summit: Technology, Business, Research and Policy , Gaylord National Resort, Washington, DC, USA.
Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement
APRIL 30, 2012
In its Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions 2012 , Deloitte predicts that by the end of the year 2012, 500 million smartphones with a retail price of $100 or less will likely be in use worldwide. As per a survey conducted by Good Technology in October 2011, 72 percent of its customers were already formally supporting BYOD programs. What makes BYOD popular?
eLearning & mLearning: It's All Happening--And Faster Than You Think
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
It's that time of year again so the 2011 Horizon Report has been released with some interesting insights on just how far we've come in a year. Last March Gartner predicted that smartphones would outsell PCs in 2012. But, just two months into 2011, it looks like smartphones are already outselling PCs. Smartphones by AJ George. This is not a rare report.
Four Articles & Papers Defining this thing called #Gamification
OCTOBER 12, 2012
Finally, there are those who define gamification as C) a broad cultural phenomenon that can criticize consumerism by promoting it (McGonigal, 2011). Here are four papers, articles, and/or chapters that discuss various aspects of gamification and what it means to education, learning and the public in general. The first article is from an online journal called GAME. and was written by Joey J.
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!
A Conversation with Michael Allen–ADDIE, SAM & the Future of ID
OCTOBER 1, 2012
He is the author of seven book including a best-seller on creating effective e-learning and in has received ASTD’s Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance Award in 2011. Michael Allen and I sit down and discuss the Zebra program at ASTD conference way back in 2011. For those of you who may not know, Michael W. felt I was sharing the best process. MA: Sure.
8 Things we MUST do in 2013 to seize the potential of mLearning
DECEMBER 13, 2012
2012 has been an amazing year for mobile! In 2012 Apple announced the iPhone 5, two new iPads and the new iPad mini; Google unveiled their first tablet, the nexus 7 and later the 10″ version; Amazon gave us three Kindle Fire HD tablets. Here’s another statistic that bodes well for mobile, Apple sold more iPads in Q4 2011 than any individual PC manufacturer sold PCs.
Voting for the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 is now open
MARCH 11, 2012
With nearly 100,000 page views on this website of the 2011 list and over 330,000 views of the slideset via Slideshare , there is huge interest in how these tools can be used for teaching and learning. Top Tools 2012This is the 6th annual Top 100 Tools for Learning list I will be compiling based on the contributions of learning professionals worldwide. What is a “learning tool”?
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012
AUGUST 31, 2012
It’s that time of year again so just in case you haven’t heard: Voting for the Top 100 Tools for Learning closes on 12 noon GMT Sunday 30 Sept 2012. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 will be revealed on Monday 1 Oct 2012. The 2011 list has had over 160,000 views on this website and over 560,000 views on Slideshare, which shows there is huge interest in how these tools can be used for teaching and learning. Please share your Top 10 Tools for Learning to help [Jane Hart & C4LPT] build the 2012 Top 100 Tools list. What is a “learning tool”? How to vote.
6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace
MAY 23, 2012
Gartner predicted earlier this year that IT will be expected to do more with less in 2012. Smartphones showed a massive 63% growth in 2011, to overtake PC sales for the first time in history – Canalys. report by Morgan Keegan estimates, the mobile computing ecosystem will become bigger than PC market in about 5 years (from 2011). Doing More With Less.
4 Key Emerging Trends in LMS
SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
billion in 2011. More than 2 years back, I had carried out a SWOT analysis of the LMS to get some understanding on the LMS scenario. Today, after the rapid evolution of the LMS – hastened by several factors, right from the inclusion of social learning tools, to an ever increasing need for usability – many things have changed, and still continue to change, in the LMS. 1.Cloud Based LMS.
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012: 6th Annual Survey
JULY 9, 2012
The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list has now had over 100,000 views on the C4LPT website and over 500,000 views on Slideshare. I am currently compiling the 6th Annual, Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list based on the contributions of learning professionals worldwide – and invite you to share your own Top 10 Tools for Learning. Voting closes Sunday 30 September and the Top 100 Tools List 2012 will be revealed on 1 October 2012. Top Tools 2012What is a “learning tool”? . How to vote.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. a.k.a.
Year End Musings, Reflections, Predictions and Thoughts: Part One
JANUARY 3, 2012
I have been meaning to do a comprehensive posting about 2011 and what happened during the year and then follow up with thoughts on 2012 with some predictions thrown in and have decided to combine both and create a series of postings combining both. Well done in 2011. Here is the first one. Lack of Engagement. We tend to decontextualize learning. Gamification .
Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?
JANUARY 4, 2012
On the 15th of December 2011, the Android Developer Relations team at Google launched the beta version of Android Training — a collection of classes to help developers build better Android apps using best practices in a variety of framework topics. This is a move in the right direction by Google, especially since many Smartphone users perceive Android apps to be inferior to Apple’s iOS.
Mobile Enables Informal Learning
DECEMBER 11, 2012
Source: Bersin & Associates | Copyright®2011 Bersin & Associates. Last week I was at the eLearning Network’s 25th Birthday Bash in London. It was a fantastic event with some great speakers and an opportunity to learn drumming. spoke (for 5 min) on how mobile enables informal learning. Here’s a summary of my talk. Informal Learning. Source: [link]. So, Informal is important.