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Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

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Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. Today, when we are half way through the year, we have many exciting things on our list of disruptive e-learning technologies. INTRODUCTION.

2013 Corporate Learning Trends: Where Are We Now? (White Paper)

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The white paper focused on 7 trends we expect to see grow in 2013 and beyond. Based on what we’ve seen through industry conferences (ASTD ICE 2013, Training 2013 anyone?), recent client work and the latest eLearning Guild research reports, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities remains on track with most of its predictions. Read more. 2. Read more.

Technology Evaluation Checklist for Learning Professionals (Free Download)

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We hear about a new smartphone, new app, new technology every single day. With so many new technologies on the market, how do you sort through the irrelevant and the junk? There are some amazing things out there you could be missing… but other “technologies” just turn out to be a waste of time. Technology Evaluation Process. Why do we have a checklist?

If Only I Could Live Tweet Faster: My ASAE 2013 Session Standouts

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wanted to share with you some of the things I overheard in the sessions that really stood out to me that I couldn’t live tweet fast enough.  In the comments, let me know your favorite quotes or tweets from ASAE Annual Conference & Expo 2013! Here were a few of their responses: “Empower us!”. “We have a technical skill set, and can make a process better [with technology].

The best elearning reads of 2013

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Learning technology: are we using it right? Research in the digital age, it’s more than finding information , Scientific American. How Technology Changes The Skills We Need To Learn , Forbes. Enterprise technology through the years (graphic) , Forbes. The Top 10 Workplace Trends Of 2013, Dan Schawbel , Forbes. Technology and change , Euan Semple.

Technology won't replace teachers, but.

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"Technology won't replace teachers, but teachers who use technology will probably replace teachers who don't" This was just one of the contentious and thought provoking statements made at Learning Through Technology this week in Glasgow. Most teachers use some technology in the classroom, but how many use it beyond the walls of the classroom? who would you appoint?

5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

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When was the last time you called a theater to get movie times, or visit a travel agency to research your next vacation, or brought a physical map with you on a trip? When you think about how many times we reach for our smartphones every single day, it only makes sense that wearable technology, such as Google Glass, will be something we will embrace next. There are now 2.4 With 1.5

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

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thesis on Applied Linguistics, I focused my research on a field called Computer Assisted Language Learning. My research findings on how to develop effective educational applications led me to complete an internship at the United Nations Headquarters in 2010. These are ideas I am particularly interested in and I am planning to research in the near future. What’s your take?

Brain Based Learning and Neuroscience – What the Research Says!

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What We Believe. I’ve started doing a session in conferences and in local trade-association meetings I call The Learning Research Quiz Show. After each question, I briefly state the correct answer and cite research from top-tiered scientific journals. Researchers Pedro De Bruyckere, Paul A. Portraying standard learning research as neuroscience. Research Citations.

5 technologies to promote creative learning

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Technology can provide some of those creative solutions. Here are just five ideas for using technology to support learning, while promoting creative thinking, and I''m sure that with a little thought you will be able to adapt them to your own subject area. 1) Senses: In this picture the five traditional human senses are depicted. What kind of questions should they ask?

How Infographics can be used in e-Learning

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Technology-enabled learning has made information easily available and accessible, but this has also raised another concern – are we heading towards an information overload? Learning New Ideas Research Blended Learning e-Learning News e-Learning Outsourcing Graphic Design Graphics Infographics is a solution for presenting information through palatable visual nuggets. link]. link].

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A Counterpoint to Ruth Clark’s “Why Games Don’t Teach”

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also think people may simply accept her statements about research without questioning them or digging deeper on their own. Clark’s argument for the lack of research focuses on one meta-study of numerous other studies on the efficacy of games in learning. He has an entire chapter devoted to research and he offers a detailed explanation of what the meta-analysis says.

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Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

You must have seen in many of the previous posts by yourtrainingedge.com [1] the revolutions taking place in corporate learning and development brought about advancement in technology. And the great thing is that most of the newer technologies being launched in this regard are increasingly cost effective as well. Let’s explore this debate here. Firstly, it is affecting the jobs.

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The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce

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This is one of the most critical qualities that can help organizations succeed in rapidly changing business scenarios driven by disruptive technological advancements. More and more research findings in recent years clearly establish the need for a major shift in our outlook towards how employees ‘learn’ at today’s workplaces. ” ~ Marc Prensky. INTRODUCTION. THE 70:20:10 MODELS.

The future of learning management

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On the contrary, I think a Learning Management System is a valuable piece of educational technology – particularly in large organisations. The Consortium for the Barcode of Life – based at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, no less – is currently researching DNA barcoding. think of informal learning. Relevant stuff. Sucker.

The future of learning management

E-Learning Provocateur

On the contrary, I think a Learning Management System is a valuable piece of educational technology – particularly in large organisations. The Consortium for the Barcode of Life – based at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, no less – is currently researching DNA barcoding. think of informal learning. Relevant stuff. Sucker.

Indian e-Learning Industry Size – 2013

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So did little research, and all the findings are given below. But before presenting the data, some definitions – we are defining e-learning companies as organizations who are in business of providing learning technology solutions (LMS, assessment solutions etc), and content solutions. Research I had last done estimation on I ndian e-learning industry in 2009 at our blog.

The Profile of an e-Learner: It pays to know your learner better

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Technology-aided learning has found a strong foothold in corporate learning in the past decade or so. Their efforts could be categorized into two focus areas – technological and educative. In technology, the focus is on harnessing newer technologies to not only create better content but also improve the delivery of content. Sources and suggested reading: [link]. link].

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

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It also means reducing spend by using open source technology, exploiting tools that are already being used in other parts of the organisation, and looking for new, faster and better ways to deliver value. SOCIAL MEDIA CAPABILITIES A good starting point for social media capability requirements is presented by Roland Deiser and Sylvain Newton in their Feb 2013 McKinsey Quarterly article.

Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology

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Over the past three years or so, screencasting and lecture capture technology have become a hot topic in education. While the technology itself isn’t new, the discussion about how these technologies can improve teaching and learning has taken on a new urgency. The intersection between teaching, learning and technology. Guest post by Steve Salik, Ph.D. Is it too long?

Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

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Our goal is to educate and inform, and to that end we invest considerable time creating and researching content that the learning and development community will find useful. That’s because we started a second blog in 2013 on TheKnowledgeGuru.com , solely dedicated to using games for learning. Why do we all love ‘best of’ posts so much at the end of the year? 

7 Steps to 508 Compliance: Why It’s Important and Where You Can Start

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This led me on an obsessive research quest to find out more about EIT (Electronic and Information Technology) accessibility and hopefully make things more clear for instructional designers— as well as a few new insights. Read his story here ) This inspired a lot of people, including Samantha Warren, who realized how Zeldman’s story echoed the same issues in technology. Warren

Minimally invasive education

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It was conducted in the run up to the EDEN Annual Conference which will take place in Oslo, Norway on 12-15 June, 2013. His later research also encompassed biological science and energy storage systems. He is now Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University, in the North East of England. Steve: Can you talk a little about your latest research interests?

Interview With Karl Kapp on Games and Learning

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recently had the opportunity to interview Karl and Sharon about their backgrounds in learning game design, the reasons behind their passion for games and the research and evidence they find most essential to proving why games link to learning. Kapp, Ed.D. , is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. Karl M. It was the best move.

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Trade Show Circuit 2013

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HR Technology Conference & Expo. HR technology is coming into play more than before on the e-learning side. 2013). Training 2013, Learning & Expo. It takes research, analysis and assessment. In just one month, the e-learning trade show season will be upon us.  While at one time there was little reason to be concerned, those days are way over. Too many e-learning shows. I’m not just talking about here in the states, but on earth (not sure about Mars, though). As a result, many of us (including myself) need to assess and weigh our options.

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Creating Games for Learning: Strategies for Learning in a ‘Different’ Way

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Learning Graphic Design Research Blended Learning e-Learning technology Game Based Learning Instructional Design Learnin ROI Performance Support Tool Game-based Learning (GBL) has been making a strong foray into the world of corporate training in the past few years. Games are exciting and create a lasting impact. Is it all about fun? Too simple is too boring. Competition is healthy.

ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events

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The location is awesome and the workshop will be as well if the workshop at ASTD ICE 2013 is any indication. Another pleasure was watching my colleague from Mexico’s Grupo Salinas speak on the topic of “Transforming Ordinary People into Extraordinary People Through Technology.” Ramzi Daneri talking about learning and technology. Play to Learn Workshop.

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50 Best eLearning Posts Of 2012

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We hope you have had a good start to 2013. The posts are broadly divided into 3 categories – Mobile Learning, Learning Management System and Learning Technology. New Mobile Learning Research. Learning Technology. Happy 2013 everyone! We are going to make it even better! We have compiled the 50 best eLearning posts of 2012 from our blog. Mobile Learning.

Saying more through Infographics: an e-Learning perspective

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Technology-enabled learning has made information easily available and accessible, but this has also raised another concern – are we heading towards an information overload? Learning New Ideas Research Blended Learning e-Learning News e-Learning Outsourcing Graphic Design Graphics Infographics is a solution for presenting information through palatable visual nuggets. link]. link].

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What Can You Expect in 2013?

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Several trends will drive performance and development in 2013, and learning leaders will need to strategize for mobility. Chris Hardy, director of the Global Learning and Technology Center for Defense Acquisition University (DAU), said tablets can seamlessly merge learning, play and work. Embracing apps: According to ABI Research, 36 billion apps were downloaded in 2012, and 136 billion will be downloaded by 2017. Forrester Research reports that millennials like to learn from each other, contribute to employee networks and search for answers from their colleagues.

Absorb LMS Named One of the 99 Top Tools for Online Teaching

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Top5OnlineColleges.org , a research and advisory services site focused on learning and development in the online higher education world, has just named Absorb LMS one of the 99 Top Tools for Online Teaching. This list includes resources in the following three categories: Teaching Tools & Technologies. Learning Management Systems. Journals & Blogs.

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When It Comes to Technology, All That Glitters Is Not Gold

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Executives rely on them to rapidly build employee’s skills, and vendors offer an array of dazzling new learning technologies that promise to make employees better, faster and more engaged at work. That is a mistake. “It doesn’t matter how great the technology is, if learners won’t use it, it does no one any good,” Johnson said. billion in 2013. In 2015 alone, more than $6.54

Human enough #edcmooc

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Similarly, digital technology is an extension of our notion of humanity. In fact, it becomes expected because, just as a bicycle enhances our capability for travel, digital technology enhances our capability for learning. instruction Joseph Gliddon learning machine modern artifice online pedagogy posthumanism reason research robot Steve FullerAnd who can blame them?

Peer Learning and MOOCs: Using Technology to Maximize Employee Learning

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One method that many companies have embraced is mentorship, and research has shown that employees who have mentors feel more supported by the organization, show stronger organizational commitment, and are more likely to stay. We have previously explored the technology-enabled learning tools that facilitate social interaction in MOOCs. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson.