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Gearing up for #ALTC 2015

Dont Waste Your Time

Big question. CMALT Conferences ALT ALTC Conference Google Learner Analytics Learning Analytics Learning Technologist Learning Technology LinkedIn Sketchnote Social Learning Social Media Social Network TwitterSo, after a first pass at the ALTC programme  here are my plans, subject to change once I spend more time reading more of the abstracts and changing my mind. Comments?

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read. I can only wonder at the pace of change of technology that the world has seen in last decade.

Corporate Training Trends – Sharing experiences, Shared Learning


Learning occurs through social interactions across conference tables, in cubicles, over coffee breaks and at the water cooler.   The power and reach of social interactions for learning cannot be overlooked, but the big question is: Is there a way to structure it better to enhance the learning experience? There is no doubt that Corporate Learning has a strong social element to it.

Workplace Learning in a World “Beyond Automation”


With automation, AI and robots looming over the job scene, there seems to be a constant fear of humans losing out to computers and technology. The digital disruptors in the shape of Robots, Big Data and Sensors are here. And another telling line from the post emphasizes this point: “ In the 21st century, creating meaning and innovating will be democratized through technology.”

The Big Question: What will workplace learning technology look like in 2015?

Clive on Learning

The May Big Question in the Learning Circuits Blog is What will workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ? Managers have started to question the money spent on traditional training, the time this absorbs, and to some extent the environmental impact. In terms of technology platforms, it is important to be realistic. Just maybe.

How Fortune 1000 Companies Succeed With Video

KZO Innovations

Congratulations to the big players that’ve made the 2015 Fortune 1000 list! The big question is: How’d they do it? What factors helped catapult these leading companies to success in 2015 ? In a side-by-side comparison of Disney’s technology and a video editor’s work, it’s hard to tell the difference. The technology is still a prototype, but Disney researchers think it could be used one day to shorten editing time and, of course, help enhance magical memories.  . Find out how extremely successful organizations used video this year! Dish Network.

May Big Q: Workplace Learning Technology 2015

Clark Quinn

The Learning Circuits Blog Big Question of the Month for May is “What will workplace learning technology look like in 2015?&#   This is a tough question for me, because I tend to see what could be the workplace tech if we really took advantage of the opportunities. Tags: games mobile social technology virtual worlds This is all possible. 

Learning Technology 2015

The Learning Circuits

I was struggling this month to feel inspired about a Big Question. probably need some help soon to keep the questions going and interesting. Luckily Stephen Downes came to my rescue by pointing me to a fantastic piece Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015? So the May Question is: What will workplace learning technology look like in 2015?

User generated content; The next trend!

Challenge to Learn

The big question is: is content created by subject matter experts (User generated content) a solution for this problem?  I believe it is or at least will be. Nielsen, a global consumer research and insight company with over 140,000 employees in more than 130 countries worldwide, started a pilot for user-generated eLearning content in Q4 2015. We want it to be a success.”.

Performance Support in 2015

Tony Karrer

The Big Question for May is Learning Technology 2015 – it asks what we expect workplace learning technologies to look like in 2015. Please add your predictions to the big question. Other posts (via eLearning Learning ) on Performance Support : Performance Support - eLearning Technology , August 26, 2008 About Declarative and Procedural Knowledge and the Expert-Novice Divide - ID Reflections , October 17, 2009 Are Web 2.0 definitely want to include Performance Support as part of the discussion. But these will be getting better.

Do I really Need a Business Simulation? The Basics Explained.


Are they too technological? But, the big question is, “Do I really need to use a business simulation?” ” Like any question this broad, the answer is: It depends. To help you get started, let’s look at the top questions to answer first: 1. In general (and this is a large in general), if you answered yes to any or all of these questions, you should begin to research ways to incorporate a business simulation into your training and development programs. The big question is: “How do I get started?”

In case you missed it – a year in posts

Clive on Learning

January Learning in 3D: a stop on the world blog book tour (review) Is it time for Learning Technologies to use learning technologies? The big question: predictions for 2010 The World in Figures 2010 1000 tweets but still not sure why February Homo Competens – learning, doing, sharing (review) How professionals learn The one-sided battle Confessions of a public speaker (review) The secrets of success (review) Just why do Aussies, Brits and Italians network so much online? The Big Question: What questions are you no longer asking?

GE TV: Elliott Masie on the Future of Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Learning technology innovations to look out for. We thank you very much Juliette, it’s an honour to be here, and hello to everybody who’s looking from out there! (1:10) So without further ado, let’s kick off with the first questions. You invited our mutual friend Karl Kapp to talk about gamification at your Learning conference in 2015. We should use the technology to do it.

In 2015 augmented learning in a ubiquitous learning environment will be fact

Ignatia Webs

In the Big Question launched by Tony Karrer this month , he wonders what workplace learning will look like in 2015? This is a very nice challenge, it is short and this question allows you to focus on the gut-feeling you get when looking at all the new emerging technologies. This learning layer might be delivered above the existing real world we observe (e.g.

Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

Earlier this year I questioned why there was Still No Flash on the iPhone and iPad. Today the big news is Scribd Switches to HTML5; Adobe To Make Tools for HTML5. The only question is my mind is how long/slow it will be. eLearning Technology. It’s become quite clear that Apple (Steve Jobs) is going to block putting Flash on these platforms.

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Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. A lot of it is thinking through where my thinking has changed over the course of the year. Instead, Joel would write it up. I’d ask questions and edit it. And a big part of the problem is just how many there are and how fast they change. 5. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5. This, of course, means some really big changes for authoring tools in the industry. Performance Support in 2015 What Makes an LMS Easy to Use?

Do We Learn Differently Now?

Upside Learning

Just before I went on holiday recently I was asked how human learning has changed with the advent, penetration and increasing ubiquity of computing technology. While you hold that thought, it’s good to think that the technology is on the cusp of providing an ‘infinite’ amount of information. My answer was simple – it hasn’t. But learning itself ?

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality - eLearning Technology , June 8, 2010 This post is a new kind of thing for me. Tony’s question is fairly specific, but anchored in the “what did I learn that I’m glad I did&# vein.  mean, you just hit the big red button and start recording. What was his speech about: mobile phones are the most prevalent technology, ever. technologies. Ask yourself these questions - eLearning Roadtrip , June 24, 2010 I recently had the opportunity to write a short article for ELearning! The big bad wolf. June 2010.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

While still important, a more critical role to support the convergence of learning assets and workflows requires consideration of robust EPSS technology to play a pivotal role in the very near future. Trainers won’t be replaced by technology. They will be replaced by trainers who are willing to use technology.” So am I really a trainer? Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash - eLearning Technology , May 6, 2010 Earlier this year I questioned why there was Still No Flash on the iPhone and iPad. eLearning Technology. Questions to. May 2010.

Future of Virtual 3D Environments for Learning

Tony Karrer

Based on the recent Big Question - Learning Technology 2015 – I received an interesting question: "Tony, what do you think of environments like Second Life? federal government — including the Departments of State, Homeland Security, NOAA, NASA, Army, Navy and Air Force — now exploit Second Life technology to connect with stakeholders around the world, communicate complex ideas, train and collaborate. What about by 2015 to go along with the big question? eLearning Technology. You really feel like you are more there.

What tools should we learn?

Learning and Working on the Web

The LCB question this month is, What Tools Should we Learn , or: The question is really about the specific tools that would make sense to learn today in order to be a valuable eLearning professional in 2015? I’m going to start with a broad definition of tools, in the spirit of  The Educated Mind: How cognitive tools shape our understanding , an excellent read and highly recommended.

Goals Accountability and Social Support for Big Impact

Tony Karrer

This month’s big question is Examples of Big Impact from Technology and I’ve taken it as an opportunity to go back and look at the elements of different projects that I’ve worked on over the years that have had a big impact. We always present why this is important and ask some questions around it. In other cases, having a very simple daily/weekly check in with a standard question or two can be effective. So the question is whether it’s worth the effort. In fact, we’ve also used it as a means of some fairly generic goal setting processes.