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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.

Infographic: LinkedIn Bootcamp: Basic Training For The Personal Marketer

Mindflash

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.

How LinkedIn works

Dont Waste Your Time

2011:  4.2 billion searches on the LinkedIn platform. LinkedIn now has over 2,116 employees (up from 500 in 2010). Revenues for 2011 reached $522 million. Social Network Facebook Google Instagram LinkedIn PELeCON Pinterest Presentation Social Media Twitter youtClick to view full Infographic]. What do you think?

Can Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin GET YOU A JOB?

ZaidLearn

Though, social media tools like Facebook , Twitter and Linkedin can make yourself (resume) more visible and attractive to job hunters out there, and increasingly they are using such tools to discover the real (virtual) you. Yes, tools like Linkedin are also great places to search and discover potential jobs, get an awesome referral from someone, and even interact with potential bosses. THINK TWICE before Facebooking, Tweeting and Linkedining anything that you would not want your parents to know. infographic Facebook Linkedin TwitterCreated by: MBA Online A BIG NO!

LinkedIn reaches 100 million members worldwide

Jane Hart

LinkedIn have just announced they have reached 100 million members worldwide. LinkedIn– and also shared this infographic with key statistics.

Update from TaleoWorld 2011: Talent Intelligence, Mobile, and LinkedIn Partnership

Learning on the Leading Edge

As part of the event Taleo introduced two new product enhancements - one called Taleo Radar and the other a major announcement with LinkedIn. In this blog I will discuss Taleo's strategy and talent intelligence story, and overview the Radar and LinkedIn announcements. Introduction of Radar and LinkedIn Partnership. Taleo's LinkedIn partnership is far more powerful.

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.

Linkedin Inmaps, where are the Outmaps?

Challenge to Learn

I’m a big LinkedIn fan, I take part in groups and discussions, use it as my homepage on the web, network through it, have a premium account et cetera. LinkedIn recently added a new feature: the Inmaps. It’s a graphical representation of your LinkedIn network. InMaps linkedinYou can edit the descriptions in the legend. So it works fine.

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. 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

E-Learning Provocateur

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!

Update from TaleoWorld 2011: Talent Intelligence, Mobile, and LinkedIn Partnership

Learning on the Leading Edge

As part of the event Taleo introduced two new product enhancements - one called Taleo Radar and the other a major announcement with LinkedIn. In this blog I will discuss Taleo's strategy and talent intelligence story, and overview the Radar and LinkedIn announcements. Introduction of Radar and LinkedIn Partnership. Taleo's LinkedIn partnership is far more powerful.

The War Between LinkedIn, Monster’s BeKnown, and BranchOut

Learning on the Leading Edge

This week LinkedIn shut off it's API (programming interface) to the hot new Facebook-enabled professional networks BranchOut and Monster's BeKnown. Here is what's happening: LinkedIn has now clearly validated the tremendous value of professional social networking - both to recruiters and to job seekers. The LinkedIn Connection. LinkedIn is too smart for this.

The War Between LinkedIn, Monster’s BeKnown, and BranchOut

Learning on the Leading Edge

This week LinkedIn shut off it's API (programming interface) to the hot new Facebook-enabled professional networks BranchOut and Monster's BeKnown. Here is what's happening: LinkedIn has now clearly validated the tremendous value of professional social networking - both to recruiters and to job seekers. The LinkedIn Connection. LinkedIn is too smart for this.

eFront Best Open Source Solution Announced as Honoree for Best of ELearning! 2011

eFront

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.

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?

Do students understand their ‘digital footprint’ and how it can affect their employability?

Dont Waste Your Time

” So, a note to us all: let us be sensible when we use any online service (Facebook, Twitter, eBay, LinkedIn, etc), think about how we want to be viewed by whoever may find the content (whenever they find it) as it may just come back to bite you. Presentations Facebook Foursquare Handset Inst LinkedIn Presentation Safety Social Media Social Network TurningPoint Twitter Web 2.0

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!

LinkedIn IPO - A Radical Transformation in Corporate Recruiting Begins

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today LinkedIn announced its long-awaited IPO. What it is: LinkedIn positions itself as a social network for professionals ("professionals are defined as individuals with a career, built on distinctive qualifications") - which means they focus on those of us who work for a living. (As opposed to housewives, househusbands, college students, children, retirees, etc).

LinkedIn IPO - A Radical Transformation in Corporate Recruiting Begins

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today LinkedIn announced its long-awaited IPO. What it is: LinkedIn positions itself as a social network for professionals ("professionals are defined as individuals with a career, built on distinctive qualifications") - which means they focus on those of us who work for a living. (As opposed to housewives, househusbands, college students, children, retirees, etc).

LinkedIn IPO: Witness The Recruiting Machine

Learning on the Leading Edge

Today LinkedIn went public with a huge (somewhat controversial) valuation of 46 times 2011 earnings and and around 10-12X 2011 expected revenue. The company's total revenues hit $243M in 2010 and are likely to be around $400m in 2011. Most of us think of LinkedIn as a professional social networking service. This makes the company worth around $4.3 billion.

Fortune + App + LinkedIn = Bust

eContent

As many of my long time readers know, I've been high on LinkedIn for a long time. However, the latest partnership between Fortune and LinkedIn to develop a "marketing app" is a bust. The idea of an integrated database that combined the Fortune 1000 data plus LinkedIn sounded cool, but in the end delivered very little of value. Geo Search / 2. ATK Contacts.  4.

Crash Course - Social Media & Web 2.0 for Learning

ZaidLearn

will first be facilitating this workshop online (1/2 day) to a group in Saudi Arabia next week (20th February, one of the pre-workshops for the 2nd International Conference - E-Learning & Distance Learning, Riyadh ), and then again I will be facilitating a similar workshop (face-to-face) in March at the AMEA 2011 Conference (another pre-workshop), and after that who knows where (if anywhere!).

Presentations in the cloud

Clive on Learning

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.

LinkedIn Connections and Generic Invites

Experiencing eLearning

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?

Call to Action: 3 Big Reasons You Need a Portfolio

Trina Rimmer

Connect with others via LinkedIn , Twitter , Facebook , etc. Dear Reader, I hate to be a nag (even though I'm awfully good at it.) but now that DevLearn is done and the year is coming to a close, you really need to get your act together! Where's your portfolio? Why aren't you sharing your work with the world yet? With all of these changes, it's time to started asking ourselves: 1. Think.

Creating Passionate Learners 2005 = same in 2011

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

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.

It’s Been a Rather Quiet 2011 Here

Learn and Lead

It’s been a rather quiet 2011 on this blog. Here’s a summary of blog posts of 2011: Iexplored the question of whether an organization/business unit should be delivery led or sales led. I am still struggling to findthe right balance. Acall from a recruiter who had not checked my LinkedIn public profile made mewonder why recruiters aren’t using social networking to hire. Lists Posts of 2011 Reflection ReduxThanks to acouple of guest posts, there were 12 real posts in the whole year. But in reality, I think I just make enough effort.

My E-learning predictions and plans for 2011 #LCBQ

Challenge to Learn

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.

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.  Can you say future book deal?

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

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

A Nerd's LinkedIn News

eContent

In short, welcome to the Northstar Nerd's test of targeting LinkedIn advertising. Back in March I posted about how enthused I with the prospects of targeted LinkedIn ads ( see post ). This morning a free offer from LinkedIn arrived which granted me a $100 coupon to try their advertisement service. Welcome to. News from the North. One Nerd & Android. Northstar Nerd News.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

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

Experiencing eLearning

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.

Close to the Edge: The Radicalization of Training

Living in Learning

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.