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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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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?

How to Make eLearning Your Hero: The Growth and Future of eLearning


However, here at Learning Heroes we believe that e-learning is much more than that.  It’s a way to engage employees, support their development needs and to promote key change (be that in terms of organisational behaviour or cultural change).  Furthermore, in 2015, 46% of students took at least one course online and by 2019 it is predicted that 50% of all university courses will be online.  Their subscribers also get access to a whole world of blended learning, which makes the job of an L&D specialist a lot easier and the role of the learner a lot more satisfying. .  .  .  .

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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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 ….