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.
Infographic: LinkedIn Bootcamp: Basic Training For The Personal Marketer
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
LinkedIn is the proverbial dark horse of social media: we all know it’s there, but few of us use it to its full potential. With help from the LinkedIn guru himself, Lewis Howes , we have enrolled you in our basic LinkedIn boot camp training to give you the fundamental tools necessary to use the site for all your business and personal marketing needs.
Top Ten Tools for Learning 2011
OCTOBER 23, 2011
LinkedIn is increasingly a place I find useful conversations and resources, especially in the groups. 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. Diigo is my social bookmarking option.
LinkedIn reaches 100 million members worldwide
MARCH 22, 2011
LinkedIn have just announced they have reached 100 million members worldwide. LinkedIn– and also shared this infographic with key statistics.
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011
JANUARY 2, 2011
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. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time. mLearning Engagements Expand. examples the industry has waited for over the past many years. Case studies featuring accelerated ROI with tens of thousands of learners (or more!) Pad/Tablet Use Explodes !
Top 5 things I hope not to hear in 2011
JANUARY 11, 2011
poor tradesman blames his tools. 2. I’d like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn. LinkedIn even tells you “Invitations should only be sent to people you know personally. netiquette 2011 Facebook learning styles LinkedIn PowerPoint TwitterThe title of this article is self explanatory, so here goes… 1. Death by PowerPoint. If you mean “death by bullet point then say that instead. PowerPoint is just a tool. …if we’ve never met. Take the hint. 3. Dear Twitter. Twitter isn’t the Batcomputer. We get it. Sheesh!
eFront Best Open Source Solution Announced as Honoree for Best of ELearning! 2011
SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
2011 Awards. 2011 winners will be announced at the Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo on September 28th, 2011. Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook Connect with us on LinkedIn Visit our Blog. best open source solution eFront LMS efront the best alternative to moodle eFront Best Open Source Solution Features Honoree for Best of ELearning 2011ELearning! Media Group announces eFront as a finalist for the Best of ELearning! As the only reader’s choice awards in the eLearning industry, The Best of ELearning! If you are satisfied with you current LMS.
Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.
APRIL 26, 2011
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!
Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 14, 2011
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?
LinkedIn Connections and Generic Invites
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
I know many bloggers have an open connection policy, and that’s great for them, but I am generally more restrictive in who I connect with on LinkedIn. When I get an invite from someone I don’t know, I sometimes reply with a message similar to the one below. I’m borrowing heavily from Scott Allen’s example in How to Politely Decline a LinkedIn Invitation , so give him all the credit for the idea and most of the actual text: Thanks for inviting me to connect on LinkedIn. Feel free to send me a message here through LinkedIn. What about you?
Presentations in the cloud
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 22, 2011
This example shows Roger Schank speaking at Learning Technologies 2011. More interestingly, dpcloud's Facebook and LinkedIn versions can also incorporate all of those platforms' social media features, allowing the presentation to act as catalyst for an on-going discussion. The system allows you to deliver the presentation in three formats: A video of the presentation alone.
Creating Passionate Learners 2005 = same in 2011
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
DECEMBER 22, 2011
That last one, number 5, really has me thinking and pondering this question, "If I just changed a few dated words, and re-posted that post with a new 2011 title, would anyone know the difference?" We've seen new iPhones, iPads, and iOS, Android, tablets, twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, HTML5, apps, apps, and more apps, and on and on and on. My favorite moment in blogging.
Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.
MAY 4, 2011
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. Can you say future book deal?
My E-learning predictions and plans for 2011 #LCBQ
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 20, 2011
On that community he runs a series of post regarding ‘The big question’ The question of the month is: What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? My predictions. I see some important changes developing in the world of e-Learning. I don’t think that 2011 will be a year of great transformations but these changes will slowly gain importance. 2011 Moving from the LMS to the workplace. 2011 will be a crucial year for easygenerator. Kasper Spiro: My E-learning predictions and plans for 2011 #LCBQ. believe that focus will shift. Plans.
Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 17, 2011
Tom Gram, in the February 17, 2011 post on his Performance X Design blog, says that our training programs are working when we can point to evidence and linkages in performance terms. So I went to the workshop. I wanted to get a more in-depth knowledge of the four levels and where the next generation, Kirkpatrick’s son James, was taking them. Level 1: Reaction. Level 2: Learning. training?to
Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 21, 2011
This reminds me of a session I attended on emotional intelligence at the eLearning Guild ‘s Learning Solutions 2011 conference last month. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.
Tips for Starting to Freelance
NOVEMBER 22, 2011
In a single two-week period in October, 10 different people contacted me about potential instructional design contracts, and 6 of those found me through either my blog or LinkedIn. In August, I quit my job as a long-term contractor at Cisco to officially make the leap to freelancing. I did some side projects earlier in the year, but not enough to replace my full-time income. want to share my experiences and tips from these first three months as an independent contractor for anyone else thinking about making this change. Get a Project First. Put Money in Savings. Multiple Income Streams.
Top 10 Free and Open Source eLearning Projects to Watch for 2012
DECEMBER 24, 2011
Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook Connect with us on LinkedIn Free eLearning Resources Visit our channel on YouTube Top 10 open source eLearning project to watch for 2012 View more presentations from Christopher Pappas. 2011 with the Award of Excellence in the following two categories: 1. Enjoy! It helps you manage student, teacher databases and all other activities online.
Close to the Edge: The Radicalization of Training
Living in Learning
MARCH 8, 2011
Continuous Learning PDR Learning Continuum Performer Support Technology BPG business process guidance EPSS learning continuum LinkedIn performance supportAs I reflect on this title, I can imagine some rather extreme images springing forth in the minds of long-time training purists. I say this with confidence because the topic of facilitating learning at the edges of the ecosystem has freaked out both platform trainers and instructional design professionals before. Yeah, and yours truly was that source of disruption.
Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
MAY 11, 2011
Ning or LinkedIn group) to start exchanging online related to the topics of the trajectory. (3) Collaboration model: sociaal learning and collaboration are at the basis of the design of the trajectory. This is a blogpost written for a half-day workshop for facilitators with Sibrenne Wagenaar. There are many different ways in which you can do so. How central will social media be?
The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet. Networking comes naturally for some people, but not-so-much for others. So big deal, you say. Why is networking so important anyway? Blog this!
Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog
MAY 2, 2011
will increasingly have a role in all facets of modern business, and particularly modern business learning. If you’re not using Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, wikis, etc., Jim May 11, 2011 at 3:33 pm # Glad you enjoyed the post, Liam! Trackbacks/Pingbacks Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social Learning Blog - May 5, 2011 [.] Blog this! And [.] Properly d.
Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia
APRIL 27, 2011
These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I joined about 10 minutes late, so missed a bit!) edmodo (originally developed for teachers and schools – includes grading features social go – sharing features, including video, blogging and works with Wordpress allow microblogging, profiles, groups, messaging, questions, polls, tagging, search Public social networks: Facebook LinkedIn Ning Yahoo Groups Google groups Some of these have member control and private groups Facebook the most accessed site in 2010! Jane Bozarth!
Do We Train, or Do We Guide?
Living in Learning
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
I've just returned from several days at Training 2011, and I am impressed by an urgency of things to come that are going to test the limits of traditional training. businesses are going to start hiring later in 2011. Continuous Learning Performer Support Sustained Capability Technology BPG business process guidance GPS learning LinkedIn performance support performer supportWith almost two trillion dollars in cash reserves, U.S. They are also going to start buying new technologies to work smarter not harder.
Instructional Systems Designer Tells Us His Solutions for Retaining Employee Knowledge
JUNE 30, 2011
He can be reached through his LinkedIn profile or email at email@example.com. performance support continuity books EPSS gaming Gena Taylor General Dynamics Information Technology job aids LinkedIn Maestro eLearning Trainer Talks Vincent FlangoVincent Flango is a PMI-certified government contracts manager for General Dynamics Information Technology and a senior Instructional Systems Designer. He is a recurring speaker at educational technology conferences. What ways can organizations fight against this dilemma? The problem itself is easily solved.
The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.
MARCH 8, 2011
Train Your Client On Training January 31, 2011 Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace February 21, 2011 Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training May 3, 2011 Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career November 15, 2010 eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena October 15, 2010 Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.
Questioning social media
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 2, 2011
It's hard enough as it is to keep up with Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. The recent arrival of a new social network in the form of Google+ has given cause for reflection from some long-serving social media users and advocates. Cammy Bean describes how she has been Taking a TechFast to relieve her symptoms of SoMeFat (social media fatigue), which has been "heightened now with the additional disorder of Multiple Social Network Disorder (Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+ to keep up with!)." must admit to having felt similarly fatigued at the prospect of engaging with Google+.
Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.
MARCH 13, 2011
Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange of Information by Paul on March 14, 2011 in social learning Most of us in the adult learning industry have already found and incorporated Twitter into our everyday lives. Twitter gets a bad rap. Blog this! Properly d.
Social media for trainers – a review
Clive on Learning
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Somewhat riskily, given the rate of change in this field and the inherent slowness of conventional book publishing, Jane deals at length with the opportunities provided by specific tools such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. As I have been travelling east and west across the UK this week, I’ve been taking a look at Jane Bozarth’s Social Media for Trainers on my Kindle. wasn’t wrong.
Blending social and mobile
AUGUST 16, 2011
Twitter), LinkedIn, etc. At mLearn 2011, the keynoter who spoke on social learning came from advertising/public relations. (We have created a 7-part comprehensive report containing a series of two-to-three page “briefs.” This is part 2: Blending social and mobile. If you would like to see the collection in its entirety, click here.). as well as tools such as wikis. Think Wikipedia.).
Freelance Instructional Design: More Tips from the Trenches
DECEMBER 6, 2011
also use social network sites like LinkedIn to let my network know that I’m looking. Several people here in comments and in LinkedIn groups mentioned the importance of a portfolio, including Judith Christian-Carter : [U]se your portfolio because most discerning clients are looking for people with a good track record and ‘put yourself around a bit’. If it doesn’t, either search for the group name or look for the group at the bottom of my LinkedIn profile.) love having so many brilliant and generous people in my network who freely share the wealth of their knowledge.
JANUARY 5, 2011
News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/02/2011 Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch for 2011 2011 is the e-Learning year! This is why I created the following list with the Top 10 open source e-Learning projects for 2011 that will help you implement a low cost e-Learning solution.
How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?
OCTOBER 18, 2011
Follow us on Tw itter Join us on Facebook Connect with us on LinkedIn Free eLearning Resources Visit our channel on YouTube. Joan T. Cook raised an interesting question at the Instructional Design and eLearning Professionals' Group " How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?" However, several of them do the same mistake again and again. WRONG!
Continuing Education and Learning Management Systems
MARCH 31, 2011
Use Case: The Assessing and Coding Wounds course was approved for HSC-D credits on April 22, 2010 with an approval code of BMSC-LHC1234 and an expiration date of April 22, 2011. In my LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers , I point out several ways that you can search for experts who might help you. One of our colleagues came to me with a particular challenge, and I'm not sure I have a good answer, nor do I know specifically how to go about finding an answer. Use Case: Becky Bonds is an RN with the responsibility for coding the plan of care in her office. Solutions?