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A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Mobile Learning. Sadly though many still are in the dark on true mobile learning – i.e. not accessing their platform via a mobile web browser. Despite overall consumer demand (not just within e-learning) for tablets, and numbers showing that tablets are outselling notebooks, e-learning vendors as whole are sitting back and waiting. eLogic Learning. On Fire.

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6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have heard by now that mobile learning is no longer the next big thing – it IS the big thing. Here is a quick breakdown of the mobile learning trends you need to be watching. All of these trends saw significant uptake in 2012… and look to continue. 1. Snack learning”. It’s launching at DevLearn 2012.

#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

Your friends days before your big 30-40-50-60, heck even your wedding – again, is this really necessary? #10 eLogic Learning - Essential LMS. TinCan support with mobile learning, however no on/off synch. Mobile learning support, but no TinCan nor on/off synch. Jam – which is their social learning and collaboration tool. Learning, but no on/off synch.

#DevLearn 2012: Kapp Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

DevLearn presentation on Future of Learning from Karl Kapp. Understanding Games and Gamification for Serious Learning. Understanding Games and Gamification for Learning from Karl Kapp. One page design for a learning game created during the workshop. Pedagogical Agents as Learning Companions: The Role of Agent Competency and Type. 2006). 2005). of Interaction. 3.

Highlights of the ASTD International Conference and Expo 2012

Raptivity

Recently, I had the opportunity to be part of the Harbinger Team that exhibited at the ASTD International Conference and Expo in Denver, Colorado from May 6-9, 2012. The expo hall was brightly lit and abuzz with nearly 400 vendors [.].

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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: 7-9 February 2012. Learning Cafe Unconference. • When: 16 February 2012. • Theme: Near future of learning in Australia. • More info: Learning Cafe. • When: 21 March 2012. Blended Learning Conference.

Fourth Summer 2012 Learning in 3D Class

Kapp Notes

In the fourth “Learning in 3D Class” we had the opportunity to visit within the virtual world of ProtoSphere. It was a great tour led by Domenick Naccarato of ProtonMedia , the creator of ProtoSphere. Here are some videos of what we were able to experience. Here are some images from our exploration. Gathering in ProtoSphere for our tour. 3D worlds virtual immersive environment

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

This year’s Top 100 Tools for Learning list (the 6th Annual Survey) has been compiled from the votes of 582 learning professionals worldwide – 55% working in education, 45% working in non-educational organizations. But now for the complete 2012 Top 100 Tools list. Top Tools for Learning 2012 from Jane Hart. Top Tools 2012Enjoy!

Raptivity Honored with 2012 Readers’ Choice Award

Raptivity

Recently, the 2012 Ed-Tech Readers’ Choice Award winners were announced and Raptivity has been recognized as the most sought after education technology under the K-12 category. Raptivity is scaling new heights with every applause and acknowledgement from industry professionals. It [.].

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

Raptivity

Raptivity, the award-winning software for creating rapid e-Learning interactivities is speaking at eLearning Africa conference in Benin. Manager – Business Development of Harbinger Knowledge Products will be presenting on the topic “Interactivity Paradigm shifts to Mobile Learning” [.]. 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. If you’ll be in my corner of the globe over the next 12 months, may I draw your attention to the following… Learning Cafe Unconference. • When: 16 February 2012. • Theme: Near future of learning in Australia. • More info: Learning Cafe. • When: 21 March 2012. • Theme: Designing instructionally sound and engaging learning. Blended Learning Conference. • When: 21-23 March 2012.

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. It is better to have one “expert” avatar and another “motivational” avatar in a learning environment rather than having one combined “mentor” avatar. In games and learning interfaces, strive for an interactive conversation interface. 2006). 2005).

Tin Can: My First impressions from mLearnCon 2012

Upside Learning

I attended a session by Aaron Silvers, Community Manager at Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). Summary: Tin Can is designed to provide a common data storage for learning experiences across a number of devices/platforms/media/information systems. Tin Can aims to ‘record’ a learner’s learning experiences (wherever and in whatever form they happen). How will Tin Can help?

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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. happen to think this is the future of how we will learn about new software and acquire it from here on out.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. Back in the early 2000′s, LMSs often had content mgt features built within their system, but called themselves learning management systems. Peer Review, Chat, Collaborative Learning – 68.5%.

2012: A time for highly connected learning specialists

Clive on Learning

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. 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.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. For the mobile learning space – it is a necessity. If you are still a huge fan of ILT or believe a blended learning approach is necessary, why stick only to PowerPoint, handouts and long talks? Social Learning. Mobile Learning.

Learning Technology Trends To Watch In 2012

The eLearning Coach

Fascinating learning technology trends for the coming year. Post from: The eLearning Coach Learning Technology Trends To Watch In 2012. eLearning 2.0

12 Ways To Learn In 2012

The eLearning Coach

Learning explorations for the year. Post from: The eLearning Coach 12 Ways To Learn In 2012. eLearning 2.0

E-learning is dead, long live learning

Clive on Learning

I produced this short video to accompany the Learning Insights 2012 Report produced by Kineo for e.learning age magazine and due to be launched today. I'll be posting about it over the next few weeks

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Game Based Learning – Why Does it Work?

Bottom-Line Performance

He will be appearing in person at DevLearn to hand out scrolls and spread the word that game-based learning works. Learning Brief by Sharon Boller. Forty years of research [i] says yes, games are effective learning tools. Now, let’s identify essential elements [iii]   needed for learning to happen.  To learn, we need: 1)   Motivation. Let’s start with the fun.

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Top 50 Articles of 2012

Jane Hart

However, this year,  I’ve decided to keep the list to just 50 – that is the 50 articles I enjoyed most from my  2012 Reading List. Social learningFor the last 4 years I have produced a Top 100 articles of the year list. Once again I’ve created a Wordle to visualize the key themes emerging from the titles of the 50 articles.

#25 to #11 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

Next week, 12-12-12, will be #10 to #1 learning management systems for 2012. New features include m-learning on the iPad with native app (no on/off synch), integrates with Yammer, themes, custom URL, assessment tool, the authoring tool is the key component, help and feedback tab. While I disagree on some fronts about their e-learning approach to WBT – can we say linear – they still possess all that is edgy with e-learning and especially with the new genres and sub-genres. . #24 Litmos. Video learning platforms. Learning 24/7.

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. Learning Management. Chad Udell ‘Thoughts on mLearnCon 2012′ [link]. Mobile LearningGamification.

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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. What specifically is e-learning good for? Life beyond the course What is e-learning good for? June Is e-learning effective? goalgetter - assisting the transfer of learning European survey shows growth in coaching and blended learning Will e-learning put me out of a job? * Why is e-learning so unpopular? * May What's the point in competency frameworks? 2012: A time for highly connected learning specialists

Second Summer 2012 Learning in 3D Class

Kapp Notes

It didn’t replace training but augmented what they received on site and greatly reduced employee learning curves. Jim indicated that the teacher told them it was one of his most successful learning modules he had ever used. Students looking at the Native Americans sitting around the camp fire and learning about their culture. It is the virtual world of Digitell, Inc. Summary.

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

mLearning Revolution

2012 and Beyond? I can’t remember being as excited as I am these days with the new opportunities that lie ahead in 2012. In addition to covering Rapid eLearning Tools, I will also blog about mobile technologies, with emphasis on how these help advance Mobile Learning, for example HTML5, Tablets, the Cloud and Mobile Apps. So that’s it, that’s my plan for 2012.

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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. feel absolutely honored to be included amongst them and I look forward to interacting and learning from the participants of these sessions. quick overview of MobiMOOC 2012. Learn More. Week 1: 8 – 14 September 2012. TOPIC.

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Three Videos Related to the Future of Learning

Kapp Notes

Here are three videos, all from a slightly different perspective that, I think, are related in one way or another to the future of learning both within organizations and within academic institutions. We need to learn from the expert teachers, from what is happening online and, of course, from games. this clear back from 2012). What makes a teacher great? Design Education

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. 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! link] January5-8, 2012 Hawaii InternationalConference on Education , 10 th , Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

#SLCONF 2012–Social Learning in action

Lars is Learning

Last Thursday I attended the #SLCONF Social Learning Conference in London. social networking social media social learning mobile learning #SLCONF motivationIt largely practiced what it preached – in that it proved to be a highly social discussion and effective forum for sharing ideas and experiences with an experienced group of professionals and practitioners. Good use was made of alternative formats and seeding conversation between groups. think the fact that this was a.

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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?

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

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?