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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


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? With the help of technology, it is now possible to facilitate social interactions and derive meaningful learning across geographical boundaries and diverse audiences. The answer is ‘Yes’! e-Learning

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.”

Workplace Learning in a World "Beyond Automation"

ID Reflections

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."

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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 Maybe I’ll answer both.

Learning Technology 2015

The Learning Circuits

I was struggling this month to feel inspired about a Big Question. I 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? 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. I believe it is or at least will be. We want it to be a success.”.

Bloomingdale’s Showcases Gamification Success in Retail at NRF Protect Conference


While recent advancements in retail technology have helped make retailers more efficient, productive and accessible, this technology has also opened up new concerns and challenges, including sophisticated retail fraud, privacy issues, highly competitive store experiences, and of course the challenge of innovating faster than the competition and leveraging modern technology advancements.

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 I definitely want to include Performance Support as part of the discussion. But these will be getting better.

How to Successfully Innovate Today

Learning Wire

Executives are well aware that times are changing, and that they need to adapt fast or disappear: 80% of them believe that their business models are at risk ( McKinsey, 2015). Large organizations are have to deal with big questions: how can they stay relevant and competitive when everything is changing, all the time? McKinsey, 2015). Accenture, 2015, U.S Achieve

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. 1:10) So without further ado, let’s kick off with the first questions. 3:06) Fantastic, I feel like I have loads of questions that I’d like to dig deeper in, but I need to move on and ask you about gamification. You invited our mutual friend Karl Kapp to talk about gamification at your Learning conference in 2015.

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. 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. 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? I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. Instead, Joel would write it up. for more on this.

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. 2008).

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.” Learnlets , May 10, 2010 In response to a query about why someone would question the concept of the LMS, I penned the (slightly altered, for clarity) response that follows: What seems to me to be the need is to have a unified performer-facing environment.

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 ?

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. I’m pretty skeptical about basing it on these technologies. What about by 2015 to go along with the big question?

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.