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#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012

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BizX modules that come with the system: Compensation, Employee Central, Learning, Collaboration/Social, Performance and Goals, Recruiting, Succession/Development, Workforce Analytics, Workforce Planning. Here are #25 to #11 for 2012. Well here it is, the final countdown. Every television show on New Year’s eve, heck anyone in public on New Year’s eve. Unlimited portals.

#DevLearn 2012: Kapp Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Improve Training: Thinking Like a Game Developer. Fall 2011 Training Industry Quarterly Article: Improving Training: Thinking Like a Game Developer. July 2012 T&D Article: Games, Gamification and the Quest for Interactive Learning. Fall 2012 Training Industry Quarterly Article 5 Gaming Elements for elearning. Here are my slides from my presentation. 2006). 2005).

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

All of these trends saw significant uptake in 2012… and look to continue. 1. We are big believers in Tin Can at BLP, so much so that we have developed the first Tin Can API compliant learning game engine – The Knowledge Guru. It’s launching at DevLearn 2012. Here is a quick breakdown of the mobile learning trends you need to be watching. The best part? Tin Can API.

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eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 2, 2011 Getting Research to Researchers in Developing Countries : Examples from East and Southern Africa, sponsored by Publishers for Development, Charles Darwin House, London, The United Kingdom. link] December 3-7, 2011 National Staff Development Council (NSDC): Capture the Magic, Anaheim, California, USA. link] March 20-21, 2012 Enterprise Learning !

Raptivity Presenting on M-Learning at eLearning Africa 2012 in Benin

Raptivity

Manager – Business Development of Harbinger Knowledge Products will be presenting on the topic “Interactivity Paradigm shifts to Mobile Learning” [.]. Raptivity, the award-winning software for creating rapid e-Learning interactivities is speaking at eLearning Africa conference in Benin. Vinod Ganjoo, Sr.

E-Learning events in the Asia-Pacific region 2012

E-Learning Provocateur

With 2012 gathering steam, it’s time to plan the next round of professional development events to attend. • When: 16 February 2012. • When: 21 March 2012. • When: 21-23 March 2012. • When: 27-30 March 2012. • When: 18-19 April 2012. • When: 22-24 May 2012. • When: 29-30 May 2012. • When: 12-14 June 2012. • When: 21-22 June 2012. • When: 29-30 August 2012. • When: 10-12 October 2012. • When: 25-28 November 2012. ULearn12.

TechKnowledge 2012 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are my slides from the TechKnowledge 2012 presentation “What Research Tells us about 3D Avatars, Storytelling and Serious games for Learning and Changing Behavior” plus videos and other links that go into more detail based on the topics I discussed. Kapp's ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 Presentation. Improve Training: Thinking Like a Game Developer. View more presentations from Karl Kapp. Here is a video explaining how the video game America’s Army taught Paxton Galvanek enough medical skills to save a life. Here is a video talking about Zombies, Run!

Students and Information Technology 2012 #edtech #eLearning #educause

Dont Waste Your Time

The Educause Centre for Applied Research (ECAR) has recently published their “ ECAR Study of UNdergarduates and Information Technology, 2012 ” report. Technology training and skill development for students is more important than new, more, or “better” technology. The report summary has the following key points and recommendations: Key Findings. ECAR Recommends.

Transforming learning and development

Clive on Learning

Over on the Onlignment blog, I have, throughout 2012, been setting out a model for a transformation in workplace learning and development. started the series by arguing the case for transformation. Establishing a learning architecture and infrastructure that recognises these unique characteristics. have now brought all these posts together in a free e-book in PDF format.

Transforming learning and development

Clive on Learning

In a series of posts on the Onlignment blog that has run throughout 2012, I have endeavoured to explain how transformation can take place in workplace learning and development. started the series by setting out the need for transformation. Establishing a learning architecture and infrastructure that recognises these unique characteristics. Putting in place processes for improved performance needs analysis and blended solution design. Building capability in areas such as the design of digital learning content, learning live and online, and connected online learning. Enjoy

mLearnCon 2012

Upside Learning

Now that I’m back at work in India with some breathing space, thought I’d be good to make a note of some of the more interesting observations I had about mLearnCon 2012. Lots of sessions at mLearnCon 2012 revolved around these themes. Chad Udell ‘Thoughts on mLearnCon 2012′ [link]. The curated back-channel is here with on-going updates. Gamification.

6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

Since it’s still January and people are blogging about trends or predictions for the new year, I thought I’d share some areas I believe Rapid eLearning Vendors should focus on in 2012 in order to stay ahead of the curve or worse, have a small startup eat their lunch. 1. used to work with a developer who used to say “it’s just code ” every time I asked if something was possible.

#MobiMOOC free, online course on #mLearning runs 8 – 30 September 2012 choose your favorite topics

Ignatia Webs

The second MobiMOOC will run from 8 – 30 September 2012. Course start: Saturday 8 September 2012. When will the 6 other topics be known: by June 2012 the topics will be known, but depending on the quest for guides on the side, the facilitator names might be known a bit later. In 2011 the first MobiMOOC ran from April - May 2011. You can choose your preference(s) here.

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State of the LMS 2012

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Personal and Professional Development – 51.4%. Leadership Development/Performance Management – 40%. On another front, the number one reason people leave their company is lack of personal and professional development (according to research collected from various orgs. book publishing and development – 60%. Survey. Lasted for one month. 69% said yes.

2012: A time for highly connected learning specialists

Clive on Learning

So, this post acts as a way for me to re-focus on the issues that need addressing in 2012. believe that there are serious implications in what Lynda has to say for those working in learning and development: You will not be sufficiently marketable if you do a bit of everything in much the same way as everyone else. I'm finding it hard to regain my focus after the holidays. It only takes a couple of weeks for me to shift my attention almost entirely to matters other than learning technology, so I shouldn't have much trouble retiring when the time comes. The new year is under way.

Transforming learning and development

Clive on Learning

It describes how corporate learning and development appears to be at a crossroads. In this presentation, I look at the most common problems being faced by l&d, I develop a vision for the future, explore six strategies likely to help in achieving that vision, and sets out the steps that need to be taken to get started

2012 UCISA Technology Enhanced Learning Report

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This may include a formal VLE, an institutional intranet that has a learning and teaching component, a system that has been developed in house or a particular suite of specific individual tools.” Students and Information Technology 2012 #edtech #eLearning #educause. Related posts: HEFCE: Technology-enhanced learning.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

know its in the buzz phase, but every day new apps are being developed and launched in the commercial space. XTR3D is developing gesture recognition software for televisions using 2D cameras such as a computer webcam or the one in your smartphone – to extract 3D out of a 2D image. GestureTek develops motion control for tablets, e-readers, smartphones and televisions. These vendors, I believe will consist of: Vendors who offer an authoring tool or game sim and will develop additional product lines tied to Augmented Reality. This is my major hot trend for 2012.

Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

mLearning Revolution

Granted, the iPad accounts for 91% of all tablet web traffic and that statistic alone is compelling enough to make you want to focus your entire learning development efforts on just this tablet, however as you think about your own mLearning strategy, I strongly encourage you to think instead about the multiscreen world we live in and develop for it. Send to Kindle.

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Raptivity Bags an Award in Mauritius

Raptivity

We are pleased to share with you the news of Raptivity being conferred the award of ‘Best Rapid eLearning Tool’ under the Best in Class Technologies group by the Africa Learning & Development Leadership Awards 2012. Award raptivity 2012 accomplishments and recognitions Africa Learning & Development Leadership Awards Best Rapid eLearning Tool Kalleo People Group

Technology Options for Developing and Leveraging Staff Knowledge and Skills

Connect Thinking

Question from a client: Our staff need to be agile in knowledge and skill development to thrive in an environment of ever faster change. For each ‘state’ of the learning continuum there is a technology option that is ‘fit for purpose’ Novice: Prescribed learning – This is the opportunity to develop foundation knowledge or skills.

The End of the Road for me at Adobe. 2012 and Beyond.

mLearning Revolution

feel very blessed about the important relationships I have developed and I would like to express a very especial thanks to everyone who has encouraged me in the past three weeks. 2012 and Beyond? I can’t remember being as excited as I am these days with the new opportunities that lie ahead in 2012. So that’s it, that’s my plan for 2012. Was I surprised by the news?

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Free Mobile Learning Course – MobiMOOC2012

Upside Learning

For MobiMOOC 2012 she’s lined up a very impressive faculty to conduct weekly sessions on mobile learning and related topics. quick overview of MobiMOOC 2012. MobiMOOC2012 will be a forum of various learning activities intended for interactive exchange of information, knowledge, latest technical developments in mobile learning. Week 1: 8 – 14 September 2012. TOPIC.

In case you missed it – 2012 according to Clive on Learning

Clive on Learning

Before I take a break for Christmas, I thought I'd provide you with this summary of all my posts on Clive on Learning in 2012. 2012: A time for highly connected learning specialists I've marked with asterisks a few posts that were particularly signifiant from my point of view. What specifically is e-learning good for? Life beyond the course What is e-learning good for? June Is e-learning effective? When compliance is not enough * M-learning: What's the big deal? learning and L&D salary data for the UK How much is an authoring tool worth?

Second Summer 2012 Learning in 3D Class

Kapp Notes

This environment was designed to educate healthcare professionals on what is being developed by companies to make the operating room “green” and more sustainable. This environment showcased research that is being done in nursing through the development of a Virtual Poster Presentation Hall. Last night we visited several exciting venues in the virtual 3D world of  VirtualU. Summary.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Only listings until June 30, 2012 are complete as dates, locations, or Internet addresses (URLs) were not available for a number of events held after this date. => Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! January 2012 January2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando,California, USA. link] January10-13, 2012 Higher Ed Tech Summit,Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Top Ten eLearning and Training Topics for 2012

OpenSesame

As elearning continues to comprise a growing portion of the overall mix of corporate training and learning initiatives, elearning developers are eager to position themselves ahead of the curve. Based on data from our own marketplace and industry-leading analysts, here’s our Top Ten eLearning Topics for 2012.  . What courses are in demand? Where can they differentiate their services?

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers. Authoring Tools for developers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. documentary maker and iPhone/iPad/iPod touch developer kit. One will be named – Newcomer of the Year 2012.

7 Tips for developing an E-Learning Strategy

Connect Thinking

Top line tips for developing an e-learning strategy. 1. Learning technologies and informal learning in a strategy has removed the role demarcation between learning and development, knowledge management, information management and information technology. Your earlier focus group outcomes will help you to develop this. Useful resources for e-learning strategy development.

How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century—A Revision

Social Learning

ADDIE Four Levels of Evaluation Instructional Design Kirkpatrick Training Development Training Evaluation Donald Kirkpatrick evaluation instructional design James Kirkpatrick Return on Expectations ROE training program Wendy KirkpatrickThis revised post includes a step-by-step table as a replacement for that diagram. think the table actually makes the process easier to understand.

eLearning & Gamification: The Octalysis Framework

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Judging by the feedback I received on my article  How to Incorporate Gamification Elements , I think the question eLearning developers are facing is not whether to add gamification elements at all, but how to determine which gaming elements will be most helpful to encourage motivation, keep learners interested, and achieve the desired learning outcomes. What is the Octalysis Framework?

How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century—A Revision

Social Learning

Even though many Learning and Development organizations find it a challenge to prove training’s effect beyond how learners react to the training and whether they have learned the training content, senior management and business stakeholders are more and more interested in metrics that show the bottom line. This revised post includes a step-by-step table as a replacement for that diagram.

eLearning: How to Incorporate Gamification Elements

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

One option is to think like a video game developer. by AJ George  If you happened to catch my earlier article on the  gamification of learning , then you know that I have been dubious about its effectiveness. To be clear, it's not the premise of having fun in learning that I feel we should be wary of. It's the tendency to turn everything into a competition based more on winning than on learning. guess you could say I don't mind using a few tricks from gamers; it's the actual games that have me worried. Stories, Yes. Bullets, No! Make your learning contextual.

#ict4d challenges to deliver sustainable #mLearning in developing regions

Ignatia Webs

All through his talk he links to the philosophical undertow of technological beliefs that have and are coloring our contemporary development in mobile learning, and as such risk being at the core of what is and is not working with target populations that are not fully understood. and so on. Well, not sure if my brief transcript is clear, but the presentation surely works inspirational.