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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

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

Kapp Notes

Search Engine Optimization: Improving Your Company’s Online Visibility. 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. 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.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them.  Blog this! Properly d.

12 Most Popular eLearning Posts: January 2011 Monthly Roundup

Upside Learning

LMS for Training Companies – Then & Now: Get The Free eBook. 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. Two guys with immense potential, I promise you. This LMS Has No Traps!

Impressions of the Masie Learning 2011 Conference

Social Learning

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. And although the smartphone is becoming ubiquitous, few companies supply them to the majority of their staff members. Uncategorized mobile learning Elliott Masie Learning 2011

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Social Screening: How Companies Are Using Social Media To Hire & Fire Employees

Mindflash

Ever wonder how companies are using your social media profile to screen their employees? Read on to learn just how companies are finding out everything they need to know about you through social media, and how you can ensure that you never get hired. We’ve found the answers. click image to enlarge). Uncategorized employee profile Hiring screening social media

13 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 25

Upside Learning

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.

How one pharmaceutical company fixed its outdated training program

Docebo

How one company leveraged its online training platform to build a pharmaceutical compliance training program. Some interesting challenges arose in 2011, and not a moment too soon. Continue reading to learn about Purdue’s solution to a growing need for a flexible LMS that could seamlessly grow with the company’s people, through all stages of employment. CONTACT US.

Flash Dead for eLearning

Tony Karrer

In February of 2011, Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash , I pointed to the smart moves by Rapid Intake to work around this problem. Authoring Tool Companies => you must immediately talk to your product roadmap and how you will be able to deliver HTML 5 content. And said, The death of Flash is continuing. What does all of this mean? No More Fence Sitting!

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Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011

eLearning Weekly

focus here on what I think are the top skills for elearning now, in 2011. More companies will have one or two elearning people handling all the elearning duties for their team. 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? Social Media.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

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.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Sure, companies may still provided workers with an old BlackBerry (on a 2-year contract), but increasingly more people will opt to use their own iPhones/iPads or Android handsets or tablets once their devices can be secured and supported within their organizations. 3. mLearning Engagements Expand. Buyer, beware! 9.

What does 2011 look like for consultants?

Spark Your Interest

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. Plus, while most organizations give their managers company owned smartphones, the HR perspective around policy/fairness makes it more challenging.  I thought the concept of using Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) for training at a large hotel  chain was quite a smart idea.  It identified the challenge of multi-platform devices that make it more daunting to create mLearning and while it is electronic it is not online/social. Tony Bates.

eLearning Hot Topics from 2011

Integrated Learnings

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!

2 of the Funniest Instructional Design Related Videos

Kapp Notes

love the women who announces that “Fire Engine” Red is owned by the fire company…a stakeholder arises out of nowhere and changes the scope…oh I’ve so been there. Number 2: Death Star Help Desk Interview. Here is my original post on the Death Star Help Desk post. Why is it in the Semi-Training Related series? Here is my original post on Building a Stop Sign.

Company News: December 2011

E-learning Uncovered

E-Learning Uncovered: Captivate 5.5 Coming Soon! This eagerly-awaited addition to our popular E-Learning Uncovered book series is almost here! Look for an announcement in January for the release of the book and new free resources on the website. The book covers beginning, intermediate, and advanced capabilities of Adobe Captivate 5.5 for both PC and Mac. Upcoming Conferences. If you’ll be in Las Vegas for ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2012 , be sure to check out some of our sessions. Blog Posts and Other Fun Stuff. Best wishes for a warm and safe holiday season for you and your loved ones!

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

It can act as an instant messaging service a bit like Yammer, HipChat for companies and other groups, but the layout is designed to make these discussions easier to see, archive, and work asynchronously. Particularly we focused on the implications of TalkWheel, Quora and Namesake. Below I've captured aspects of our conversation (interestingly enough done via email - how old school).

How Sleep Affects Performance?—?And What Companies Can Do

CLO Magazine

Companies nowadays are increasingly committed to helping employees quit smoking, lose weight, become more fit, and improve sleep and rest. Among all the wellness-related efforts companies are taking on, sleep is arguably the most important. Lack of sleep and fatigue contribute to both performance deficits and bottom-line costs for companies. Implications for Companies.

LMS for Training Companies – Then & Now: Get The Free eBook

Upside Learning

Now, more than ever, Training Companies are accepting eLearning with open arms. From the days when Classroom/ Human Mediated Training was the norm for Training Companies, to today when different modes of training delivery are, slowly but surely, making their presence felt, the Learning Management System has evolved (and continues to evolve) with each step in time. So download now.

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Future of elearning industry looks Bright!

Kapp Notes

This coupled with a report from McKinsey & Company indicating a dramatic increase in the intensity with which people use digital devices and platforms is leading to growth in the elearning delivery market. This, in part, has led to ASTD reporting in their 2011 Learning Executive’s Confidence Index that 42% of learning executives surveyed indicated that they plan on increased expenditures on outsourced or external services to aid in the learning function and 81% anticipate resource availability to remain the same or improve in the next six months. Source. billion in 2010.

Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Jay Cross

May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011. List of the top 100 Twitter influencers in Australia -  Ross Dawson , May 31, 2011. CERT and performance support -  Clark Quinn , May 31, 2011. Monday Video – Doodling -  Nancy White , May 31, 2011. MoveOn Co-Founder Talks Social Networking -  Jay Cross , May 31, 2011. Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload -  Luis Suarez , May 4, 2011. A big question -  David Weinberger , May 1, 2011. This will be fun: Mother of all MOOCs -  George Siemens , May 19, 2011. Just Jay

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MT2 Announces 2011 Top Simulations & Training Companies

The Learning Circuits

With Ben’s expertise in simulations and games, I thought it might be worth mentioning that Military Training Technology (MT2) magazine recently announced its listing of the 2011 Top Simulation & Training Companies. The companies’ products and services enable U.S. Companies were selected based on various criteria, which included innovation and program effectiveness.

The College Tour Right of Passage–Done Virtually

Kapp Notes

company named,  Designing Digitally, Inc. , has created a product known as  “ 3D Virtual Campus Tours.”. has developed a number of interactive virtual world, simulation and e-learning solutions for companies and agencies around the country and the globe. Company Website: [link]. remember tour colleges myself trying to find that perfect fit. Designing Digitally, Inc.

In Defense of the Term “Gamification” as used by Learning Professionals

Kapp Notes

Only at the company, the winning individual not only gets to feel good about him or herself, they also received a trophy (he left that part out). Recently, on one of my blog postings Design e-Learning Like a Game Developer: Provide Incentives for Good Work , I received a response related to the fact that “gamification” is the easy-way-out and that we need to be careful about extrinsic motivation, that I was not correct in my posting about the use of extrinsic motivation. First thanks for stopping by and making a comment, very much appreciated. Gamification. 72, 652-663.

Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become Extinct by Jon on April 26, 2011 in Development Tools , Training Development , Video , budgeting , eLearning For some, the idea that a major corporation could do without it’s training department is unthinkable. Blog this!

8 interesting things at CeBIT

E-Learning Provocateur

Well suppose you work for a financial services company that’s introducing a retirement income product for UK expatriates. conference 2011 Australian Defence Force CeBIT CeBIT Australia Chargebar DrapeBrowser Emotiv eWAY Getac Getac Rugged m-learning mlearning NuMaps Promethean whiteboardHowever I still like to go to the expo. And this year was no exception. Not very exciting?

20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

Learning Trends 2011. Learning Tools Directory 2011. This post gives a walk through nine clusters of education tech companies. 9. 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. We have scouted the Internet to help you know how. wonder. Know how. 6.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

by Andrea on April 15, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , Training Development , blended learning , eLearning , social learning Recently, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote speech by Dr. John Medina on his book Brain Rules at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference.  We All Did. The rules really come down to common sense. What did you do?

eLearning Learning Launches New Features

Tony Karrer

In case you don't know about eLearning Learning, it brings together content from leading experts and companies like the Adobe Captivate Blog , Clark Quinn , Clive Shepherd , Jay Cross , Karl Kapp , and really too many to list. Over on eLearning Learning , we've just launched a new version with some great new features. You can find a long list of the Featured sources on the right side.

Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

Those people derive a lot of value from that community interaction and so does your company since they do not clog up your customer call center. Lurking and its role in communities has been on the forefront of my mind for the past few days. have recently taken on enterprise community facilitation and was curious to see how people are interacting on our enterprise collaboration platform.

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning

Learning Visions

Analyst at Float @gwoodill Jeff Tillet mLearning Strategist and Evangelist at Float (formerly ID at T-mobile) @mojotillett Chad Udell at Float @visualrinse www.floatlearning.com 18 month old company with focus on mobile. www.floatlearning.com/blog Basic research and strategies Analysis on what’s going on within your companies Prototyping and building solutions. These are my live blogged notes from a webinar today with Float Learning: Instructional Design for Mobile #id4mlearning. floatlearning Agenda: conversation points Where we came from Where we are at? Where’s it going?

A Conversation with Reuben Tozman

Kapp Notes

Tozman: I have a Masters Degree in Educational Technology and began my career as an instructional designer for a web development company that just got their first CBT gig. One of the great things about my travels is that I get to speak with all kinds of interesting folks who are thinking about learning is new and innovative ways. Here is a summary of a great conversation I had with Reuben Tozman who I met one night at a conference (actually, we weren’t at the conference venue we were out getting a bite to eat and something to drink). industry

Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

pointed to Scribd switching from Flash to HTML, and pointed to their CTO Jared Friedman saying: "We are scrapping three years of Flash development and betting the company on HTML5 because we believe HTML5 is a dramatically better reading experience than Flash. About a year ago, I wrote about the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash. Now any document can become a Web page."

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Cool Site by Bloomsburg University Instructional Design Department CAC Member

Kapp Notes

One of the companies that has consistently presented to students over the years has been The Phoenix Group which does outstanding design and instructional work and they have a really cool facility that students and faculty got to visit about a year ago. Here is a link to one of the CAC presentation s Cliff and Rhonda (owners the The Phoenix Group did at CAC. You should check it out.

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