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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. 

Workplace Learning and Me - 10 years from now.

Designed for Learning

But based on what the trends are, here is what I would like 2019 to be! Through the articulation of my thoughts, I am also trying to understand and etch my role as a performance consultant in the coming years. These consultants will understand the business and also the development method/process and continuously strive to optimize the people and process for a profitable business.

Fear of Virtual High Schools

Experiencing eLearning

A reader sent this question to me today: I was wondering if you read Clayton Christensen’s prediction that by 2019, nearly 50 percent of high school courses will be taught online. Are we looking at a future where the role of teachers changes, and many more people will teach online? For instructional designers and others who develop e-learning, I think the online K-12 market is definitely something to watch. Whether the prediction of 50% by 2019 is right or not, this is an area that’s going to grow. This is a scary world we are living in.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

ut I think it's fair to say that most every response expects the role of training to either diminish or to change significantly in the next 10 years. Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement. Sensing patterns and helping to develop emergent work and learning practices. What are they doing?

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 ….