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Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011

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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. iPad Applications In Bloom’s Taxonomy. Billion By 2015. Is the iPad Driving eLearning Towards HTML5? Read them. Reflect on them.

Influence, Innovation, Inspiration

Origin Learning

Remember October 5, 2011? The non-conformist and the creator of products like the iPad and iPod that are an integral part of our lives. Jobs quote: The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we’ve always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts. …and the power of great minds! Kalam mostly formal wear.

14 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 18

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Yes, we have covered it all from QR codes in education to replacing smartboards with iPads. Can Your iPad Replace Your SmartBoard? Then, can an iPad replace the smartboard and help cut down on cost? Quick List Of iPad Resources For The Classroom. Here’s a quick list of iPad resources specially meant for classroom study. You can dig into our previous lists here.

Will the iPad continue its tablet domination? A look at the market landscape


Today, the iPad is the undisputed leader both for massive corporate deployments and usage in schools. Since Apple launched the iPad in April 2010, the first in the new generation of media tablets to hit the market, it has sold more than 30 million units. According to a study by Gartner published in April, 70 million tablets will be sold in 2011, 300% more than in 2010.

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The State of Learning Delivery on Mobile Devices in 2011

CLO Magazine

Global financial services firm Morgan Stanley estimates that by 2015, more users will connect to the Internet via mobile devices than by desktop PC. This year is no different, with mobile learning showing up on trend reports including Learning Solutions Magazine’s “ Looking Back, Looking Forward ,&# ASTD’s Training and Development (T&D) Magazine’s “ Six Trends That Will Change Workplace Learning Forever ” and eLearn Magazine’s “ Predictions For e-Learning in 2011.”. For this reason, many predict a continued rise in the use of mobile devices for learning.

3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

According to Bersin by Deloitte, corporate training spending increased 10% in 2011, 12% in 2012, and 15% in 2013. However, she also notes that “if those are the only folks you think of as managerial material, you’ve got deeper problems than an iPad can solve.”. Copyright 2015 Bryant Nielson. Spending on corporate training is rising rapidly. It’s boring! And the future is now.

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 1


The release of the iPhone in 2007, followed by the iPad three years later and a whole variety of other devices since then, has led to a rapid rethink of the ways in which content should be presented online – clearly, models designed for a standard desktop computer aren’t always going to work on devices with a much smaller screen. eLearning instructional design

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

billion dollars (USD) by 2015 and an increase in competition in the space, it is time for vendors to act. Of those 40%, iPad and iPad2 represent 51% of the total market. Interestingly, a large portion of LMS vendors have not optimized their products for the iPad/ iPad2 and with the exception of two content authoring tools, HTML5 capabilities, specifically the ability to output a course in HTML5 does not yet exist. With an increase in e-learning sales a, projections of 7.1 The days of sitting back and waiting to see what others do, no longer exists. Tablets. 48% Dropbox .

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry. 7 Ways to Use the iPad for Workplace Learning. Future of Learning Technology – 2015. Here’s wishing you a joyous and prosperous 2011. What’s better than starting a new year looking back upon the year gone by? To see what we have achieved and lost; to retrospect and to analyze. January. February. March. April.

8 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 20

Upside Learning

That iPads and smartphones have made their presence felt inside the classroom is a given now. Their new FREE iPhone/iPad app called BINARY is a game that teaches players everything they need to know about the binary language without the boring techie bits. What The Smartphone Market Will Look Like In 2015 [STUDY]. How Educators Use iPads. Know how. And Its A GAME!

Predictions are what likely will happen…not what *should* happen

Janet Clarey

The annual predictions for e-learning in 2011 are in at eLearn Magazine. Adapting to iPad and tablets. Some progress… I’m of the opinion that we won’t see sustainable changes (loss of the course mentality) until 2015. Some will say this much of this is already happening – and it is for some – but corporate e-learning is still heavy into creating e-learning courses using rapid e-learning tools and web conferencing tools for live online training. The social/collaborative solution is still a line item on a planning sheet. Gamification of learning.

Less Desktop; More Mobile… but Not That Fast

Bottom-Line Performance

After attending mLearn 2011, we shared data that showed the explosion of devices and uptake. A few updated stats shared in a Forbes Tech blog from May 2, 2012: Apple shipped 15 million iPads in Q1 2012. They’ve sold 67 million iPads in just 24 months’ time. (It By 2015, there will be 7.4 Also by 2015, mobile app projects will outnumber native PC projects 4:1.


Social Learning

A few examples: South Korea has a plan to convert all of its elementary education materials from print to digital by 2015. Note that the iPad and other tablet devices may change the playing field, but for now, these devices are still not widely available enough to count on to deliver corporate information. Access may not constitute ownership or subscription. Return on Investment.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

iPad (and iPhone) are Much More Useful Than I Expected I didn’t actually think that I would care about the iPad except as a tool for training and performance support in environments like retail and restaurants where it’s always been an issue having access to machines. However, now that I have an iPad myself, I’ve found myself sitting on the couch with it a LOT. 6) iPad (5) SkillSoft (2) Social Learning (15) Virtual Classroom (5) ASTD (8) eLearningGuild (2) And here were my top posts based on social signals. Performance Support in 2015 What Makes an LMS Easy to Use?

Encourage mobile learning with smartphone and tablet compatible quizzes


With ProProfs Quiz Maker’s responsive web design, you can create quizzes, tests and exams which are inherently responsive and automatically adjust to all screen sizes be it laptops, iPads, iPhones or Android smartphones. By 2015, 80% of people accessing the Internet will be doing so from mobile devices. 2011 Horizon Report. Tablets such as iPad and Google Nexus. Update

Firms Make Strides: Putting Mobile to Work

CLO Magazine

By the end of 2013, more than 30 percent of company content was user-generated video; the goal is to reach 70 percent by 2015. Farmers Insurance Group began adopting a mobile learning strategy in 2011, partly because the delivery method appeals to its growing Gen Y workforce. After a six-month pilot in 2011, Farmers now supplies more than 8,000 smartphones to its claims representatives. In 2012 Xerox Corp. began deploying a mobile learning strategy, and now roughly half of its e-learning content is tablet-friendly. In 2012 Xerox Corp. Yum Brands Inc. Lake Forest (Ill.)

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

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. Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] link].