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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

These are just some excerpts from Cisco’s Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update for 2014 to 2019, but they clearly prove a point. Because of increased usage on smartphones, smartphones will reach three-quarters of mobile data traffic by 2019. Responsive web development for multi device consistency. The shift from Flash to HTML5. Multi-screen usage.

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Learning through Games – From Warcraft to Workcraft?

Learning Cafe

The event involved a number of presentations, discussions and also an opportunity to try out some of the games that had been designed and developed by PIXELearning. Personally I like role playing games (RPGs) such as Fallout 3 where game mechanics and reward schedules mean that completing quests provide more experience points to level up and receive new skills or items.

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The Purpose Effect – Book Review & Interview With Dan Pontefract


Generously littered with examples of organizations and individuals that have found their purpose, the book takes you on a journey to help you find the sweet spot, the harmonious intersection of high purpose at three levels: organization, individual, and role. Role purpose (which is about why a role exists in an organization). hope our children (the goats) look up to both of us as role models of purpose. 2. What is your advice for those who, like Janice, have found their personal purpose, but are not able to find their role purpose due to unavoidable circumstances?

A personal learning journey

Learning and Working on the Web

However, it was only part of the solution in creating better workplaces and encouraging critical thinking: Developing practical methods, like PKM and Skills 2.0 (PDF) can help, but at the same time we need to work on creating and supporting new models of work that are more democratic and human. forecast ( 2009 ) that PKM would be an essential part of workplace learning by 2019, but it now seems that will happen much earlier in many sectors with the cheap abundance of social learning tools. Technology plays a role in this but changing attitudes is the key. 

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

Although it sounds exciting at first, and certainly appeals to the emotions, several practical issues—all of which are ignored by the contributors to the ASTD 2019 discussion—limit the likelihood that organizations would primarily rely on informal learning. In her qualitative study of people who keep blogs on training and development topics, Kristina Schneider found that few of the bloggers differentiated between fact and opinion; nor did they verify the information they published; nor did the bloggers provide disclaimers about the nature of the content they published [3]. Hmmm ….