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. Mobile learning development for tablets will become one of these sub-disciplines. Rovy F.
Flash for Instructional Game Development
DECEMBER 1, 2011
This book basically has a game to develop in each chapter. In addition, each game in the book introduces a range of essential skills that all Flash game developers should know. Here is a well written book on the topic of Flash game development. Or, you can take a course or two at Lynda.com to get up to speed on Flash and how to develop a Flash game. Games
Small Business Marketing Tips From SMX East 2011
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
The first part of developing a Web presence is taking the time to claim and optimize your listing. 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. Why should small business owners even care? You’ve heard this before.
eLearning Development: Haste Makes Waste
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
While elearning itself helps the instant gratification needs of learners by being available whenever and wherever, elearning development needs little more time to be created well and can’t really be instant. More often than not, we try and convince our clients that rushing through design and development isn’t a good option for either of us. Make haste slowly.
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
Top Ten Tools for Learning 2011
OCTOBER 23, 2011
As in 2009, I’m going to divide my list into personal learning and course development. Course Development. 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. 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.
Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011
DECEMBER 17, 2011
January 1, 2011 to December 17, 2011. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Network thinking - Harold Jarche , December 15, 2011. The connected company - Dave Gray , February 8, 2011.
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. Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are You Targeting? JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development. Read them. Reflect on them.
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 vs Development
JUNE 27, 2011
Is there a difference between learning and development? ruminated over this question for a number of years as a Learning & Development professional, but without much progress. Cook-Greuter distinguishes between two directions of human development: horizontal growth and vertical transformation. Complementing that, I see the ROI in developing people vertically.
JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development
AUGUST 2, 2011
When developing applications for just-in-time performance support, here are some items I keep on my checklist. They are good to consider when taking on that app development assignment. Unlike other software applications, companies cannot spend months on development and deployment, speed is of the essence. This can easily accomplished with a simple interface to the system.
DECEMBER 21, 2011
While an initial initiative or two is ok, you have to recognize that mobile is a platform upon which solutions are created, and consequently the approach should go beyond just individual development efforts. Of course, such an effort will not only result in better outcomes for the organization but also more credibility for the L&D group. I’m really grateful to all those who’ve had a role in the past year (and in my past, period) in co-developing new understandings, and I look forward to more opportunities in the coming year. The opportunities are big.
The Biggest Myths in Learning and Development
DECEMBER 22, 2011
So what does all this have to do with learning and development? This led to a lifelong career in learning technology as a content developer, entrepreneur, consultant, analyst, and now technology provider. These are the learning and development myths to which I’ve subscribed that are currently being debunked from speaking with organizations daily. ” . False. False.
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?
Learning in 3D: First Class Summer 2011
JULY 12, 2011
One interesting thing we are doing this semester is to visit a number of different 3D virtual worlds so that students get a survey of a wide variety of these types of environments since more are being developed all the time. 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.
Develop HTML5 interactions with enhanced Raptivity 6.6
OCTOBER 13, 2011
It’s been an exciting time for Raptivity users so far. But then, Raptivity has flexibility and this is certainly not the end. There is always room for improvement and innovation. And so…the new enhanced Raptivity 6.6, has all this and [.].
Resources for Finding Out How Long it Takes to Develop eLearning
SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
A question I am constantly asked is “How long does it take to develop… you can fill in the rest with Instructor-led training, elearning, simulations, etc. Several people have attempted to answer that question in 2003 I gathered data and information about the times it takes to develop instruction and then my colleague Robyn Defelice and I explored the idea in 2009. These two sources should give you lots of solid information to answer the question “how long to development one hour of …. Design developHow Long Does it Take to Create Learning?
JANUARY 1, 2011
Taking the steps now have some immediate payoffs in terms of optimizing content development streams and looking anew at what are important interactions, but the big returns come in creating optimized learning and performance interactions. 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:
Cases in custom content development - 1
Clive on Learning
OCTOBER 6, 2011
I have been developing a set of cases to use at a workshop I am running next Thursday in Munich. They are designed to bring out a wide range of issues related to the development of custom e-learning content. Case 1 You have been the manager of a project to develop a new equal opportunities e-learning programme for use by all employees in your organisation. Development had already commenced and some re-work had to be undertaken. So here goes. The SME claimed that they had no idea how long this would take. Feedback from early users was negative. cases
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.
April 2011 Monthly Roundup: 7 Most Popular Posts
MAY 9, 2011
It encourages the development of the ability to create or generate ideas, having implications on how you structure your thoughts and activities that involve work and play. 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.
eLearning Predictions for 2011 and Beyond
DECEMBER 23, 2010
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. 2011 distance education eLearning future mobile learning predictionsOpen universities in Asia, for example, have over a ½ million students enrolled.
Kapp’s TechKnowledge 2011 Resources
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
What do practitioners need to know right now to develop effective instruction? Here are my slides and a brief description of my session and a couple of links of interest. The session was titled Instructional Design Today: What We Really Need to Know as Practitioners, Researchers, and Designers #tk11. View more presentations from Karl Kapp. Session Description. Links. Definition: Mnemonic.
Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011
FEBRUARY 27, 2011
Designing or developing elearning requires experience in training and project management as much as audio and video production. 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. Rapid Development. Graphic Design.
Two Software Tools for Creating Simulations
DECEMBER 5, 2011
What started as a tool for internal simulation development is now a patented authoring tool available to license and use for your own e-learning simulation development. develop simulation simulationsHere are two tools that can be used for creating effective and engaging simulations. Let me know of other tools. SimWriter. It is now on version 3.0 Here is a demo you can checkout.
Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?
APRIL 14, 2011
Fragmented market and no real common development platform make this a serious hindrance to mobile learning adoption. Source: Gartner April 2011. Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning mLearning Mobile Learning Technology Mobile OS SalesWhen you are getting started with mobile learning one of the decision you’ll have to make is which device(s) to target. In a SWOT Analysis of Mobile Learning we posted earlier this week, we listed this as one of the weaknesses of mobile learning as it stands today. Swallow this with a pinch of salt!
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. mobile web developer? by AJ George The push for mobile learning (mLearning) has been a surprisingly long one. Almost a year later we noted that the Horizon Report slated adoption of mLearning for one year or less. Do you have.
Special Report: Leadership Development 2011
MARCH 23, 2011
As learning professionals know, leadership development is an essential competency for any organization hoping to persevere, both in the short and long term. But as much as leadership development is acknowledged as essential, it’s often neglected. According to a 2010 study by consultancy i4cp , while 75 percent of organizations responding to the study cited leadership development as important, only 23 percent said they were effective at developing leaders internally – an incredible disparity between companies’ priorities and capabilities.
DevLearn 2011: Clicky Clicky Bling Bling and The Aria Hotel
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
Last week I traveled to Las Vegas with several of my colleagues for the eLearning Guild’s DevLearn 2011 - a meeting for learning and development designers and professionals to share ideas, skills and best practices. Right Events
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.
Cases in custom content development - 4
Clive on Learning
OCTOBER 11, 2011
For some background to these cases, see my initial post. Case 4 You are the project manager for an e-learning programme that has recently been completed. The purpose of the e-learning programme was to brief managers and senior professionals about a major policy change. You have just conducted a project review with your client and the following points were made: The policy change was being made in response to an urgent need, yet the quickest that you were able to deliver was three months. This delayed the implementation of the new policy by some eight weeks. What would you recommend? cases
My 1-liners from ElNet 2011
MARCH 15, 2011
Erin McCuskey recommends treating your training video like a mini Hollywood production – with character development, a storyline and emotional connection – which makes it so much more engaging. Last week I attended ElNet’s Workplace E-learning Congress in Sydney. As per my tradition, I will share my 1-line takeaways with you here, and I am more than happy to discuss them further.
Rapid Instructional Design for Accelerated Learning
OCTOBER 6, 2011
These are the seven principles of RID you can use to accelerate the design process and develop more effective learning programs: 1. RID reduces the development time from months to hours, resulting in reduced training time, a higher level of learner involvement, and better learning. These are some reasons why he believes it should be “scrapped”: It is too time-consuming. Basing the.
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. This post makes a case for storyboards as a useful tool for ensuring your eLearning design meets business and learner demands before starting development. It also suggests some additional uses and benefits of creating a storyboard prior to eLearning development. The post introduces Snap!