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Four Emerging Technologies that L&D Leaders Need to Consider

Bottom-Line Performance

It’s been “emerging” since 2008… and still only a handful of organizations are using it in a meaningful way. Consequently, I think it makes sense for learning leaders to be asking themselves how they can integrate video, interactivity, and mobile together to produce just-in-time solutions and practice activities. Mobile in Cars… Really. BIG DATA.

Activities for Integrating Learning

Clark Quinn

I’ve been working on a learning design that integrates developing social media skills with developing specific competencies, aligned with real work.  It’s an interesting integration, and I drafted a pedagogy that I believe accomplishes the task.  It draws heavily on the notion of activity -based learning. The learning process is broken up into a series of activities.

4 Key Emerging Trends in LMS

Upside Learning

Cloud computing is emerging as an inexpensive, quick and efficient way of delivering training through LMS. More than 2 years back, I had carried out a SWOT analysis of the LMS to get some understanding on the LMS scenario. The question then is, how will the LMS of the future look like?  1.Cloud Based LMS. 2.Personal Learning Environment (PLE). 3.Gamification. billion in 2011.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World


recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. The post Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World appeared first on Learnnovators. This is my area of passion. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper.

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

in the emergence of. activities for program managers, sponsors, and executives 13 Who is it for? the program including live group activities (which we. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. management systems (organized as.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

ID Reflections

In this post, I am going to explore six key requirements necessary from an organizational and leadership standpoints to make collaborative and emergent learning work. But first, What is emergent learning? Emergent Learning is a condition and an outcome of organizational culture, strategy and purpose. When fully realized and supported, emergent learning provides autonomy, mastery and purpose to learners and agility, adaptability and resilience to organizations. IMHO, these are the six key changes organizations need to make to enable emergent learning.

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

New tools emerged, social platforms exploded onto the scene, and mobile technologies changed where, when, and how workplace learning occurs. They understand that learning is an inherently social activity and enthusiastically explore ways to leverage workplace technology to span time, place, and distance to stimulate social learning. Of course that was only the beginning.

Fundamental Design of Learning Activities

Aaron Silvers

Design Thinking offers a set of tools to make sense of “wicked problems” and mysteries, and in this post I attempt to narrate my ideational journey in making sense of learning by digital means, the concept that I call learning experiences, and a notional (but far from complete) model for learning activities designed for individuals to experience. What Are Activities? Combat-Readiness.

Types and proportions of learning activities?

Clark Quinn

There are some things that need to be known cold, e.g. emergency procedures, hence the tremendous emphasis on drills in aviation and the military. I’ve been on quite the roll of late, calling out some bad practices and calling for learning science. And it occurs to me that there could be some pushback.  So let me be clear, I strongly suggest that the types of learning that are needed are not info dump and knowledge test,  by and large. What does that mean? Let’s break it down. There are times when fact remembering is needed, such as medical vocabulary (my go-to example).

The Performance Management Storm: Four Macro-Trends Driving the Change

in the emergence of. the program including live group activities (which we. 1Why Your Company Will Need to. Rethink Performance Management eGuide Part 1: The Argument. for Change 2 3About this Guide Organizations are increasingly. moving from traditional performance. management systems (organized as. an annual review process) to newer. performance development systems. happening now.

Drill and Practice Activities for Your eLearning Courses


If there is one single factor that can be blamed in this otherwise blemish-free eLearning course, it is the reinforcement activities. What are Reinforcement Activities? Reinforcement activities are practice activities that give learners the chance to apply the information, knowledge, and skills they have learned from the course. Drill and Practice Activity Types.

Activate your knowledge

Learning and Working on the Web

It is a framework that helps move from an awareness of knowledge to activation of its use in the context of getting work done. Activation of knowledge happens in the context of tasks and so the cycle continues. Knowledge only emerges through the work, it is not predetermined. PKM is much more than processing information. Passion at Work, page 11]. PKM is completely contextual.

Emerging new roles for learning and performance professionals

Jane Hart

And as more and more organisations do this, it means we are seeing the emergence of some new “learning and performance professional” roles in the workplace. I’ve highlighted some of them on my diagram below. What other new roles do you think will emerge? Over the last week or so I have been posting about how (I think) the workplace learning landscape is changing.

I Believe in the Many Emerging Roles for Learning and Development Professionals

Tom Spiglanin

One of the more practical and immediately applicable articles I’ve read on the the topic is Jane Hart ‘s, “ Emerging new roles for learning and performance professionals.” The 70:20:10 framework helps to put the work of learning and development (L&D) organizations into perspective within the whole of employee learning ( previous article ). Donald H. tomspiglanin.

Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success

capabilities and free my time for more strategic activities. 3. activity with the specific goal of improving. Extend the Learning Activities within each module provide. now fully integrated in all parts of the business, with active cohorts in every region. 19 [link] [link] Disruptions-On-The-Horizon.aspx market-emerges-josh-bersin. the program including live group activities (which we. From Performance Management. to Performance Development eGuide 2Part 2: A Roadmap. This all sounds.

Experience (Tin Can) API: What to Expect from Your LMS Provider

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As stable as the API is, it has a number of limitations: Activities must be launched from the LMS. Activities must have a constant internet connection to be recorded. limited number and type of activities can be tracked. It can track learner activity from a variety of informal activities. Tin Can. Experience. TIN CAN! Experience! SCORM, You’re Looking Weary.

3 uses of Virtual Reality in workplace education

E-Learning Provocateur

Sure, VR is an emerging technology, but as 20 real-world examples of Virtual Reality can attest, early adopters are indeed putting it to use in the workplace. In my case, my employer is progressively remodelling our office building into an Activity Based Working environment. Yep, an e-learning conference. All it takes is a bit of imagination. 1. Virtual reality can foster empathy.

They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

problem arises, however, when active participation is expected. Value-add activity can not be undertaken when the face time is spent on the non-value add activity which should have (but hasn’t) already been done. Again, when the expectation of active participation is not met, everyone’s learning experience suffers. You see, we love learning.

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Is Wearable Tech a 2014 eLearning Trend to Watch?

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In 2013, 96% of the connected wearable tech market was in the form of “activity trackers” ( source ).This This includes popular products like FitBit and Nike Fuel that track your physical activity and provide apps for monitoring your own performance. Emerging Technology emerging trends and technologies elearning trends emerging technologies wearable tech

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The future of learning management

E-Learning Provocateur

In this way, the purpose of learning shifts from activity to outcome. – but more concerningly, its philosophy reverts back to activity over outcome. Despite the Big Brother message pushed by the film, it prompted me to recognise an emerging opportunity for Tin Can if it were to re-align its focus on assessment and exploit the Internet of Things. Relevant stuff. Sucker.

The future of learning management

E-Learning Provocateur

In this way, the purpose of learning shifts from activity to outcome. – but more concerningly, it’s philosophy reverts back to activity over outcome. Despite the Big Brother message pushed by the film, it prompted me to recognise an emerging opportunity for Tin Can if it were to re-align its focus on assessment and exploit the Internet of Things. Relevant stuff.

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

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All these factors heavily influence on the activities and goals that learners seek to accomplish though mobile devices and therefore, they will determine the relevance and usefulness of mobile learning solutions. In words of Megan Bowe , now with xAPI, we can focus on different activities and track different interactions between the technology and the user. What’s your take?

2013 Corporate Learning Trends: Where Are We Now? (White Paper)

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For example, one of our largest active projects includes a flashcard app and other mobile performance support component to help sales reps practice what they’ve learned. In January, BLP President Sharon Boller published a white paper exploring the trends in the corporate learning landscape. The contrast is fascinating. You can download the white paper here. Read more. 2. Read more. 3.

Facebook as an “interactive learning resource”?

Dont Waste Your Time

The diversity in the form and pattern of use posses less of a challenge for not all Facebook activities promote communication and it would be possible to focus on those that do.” eLearning Social Network Active Learner Education Technology eJournal Facebook Learning Technology mLearning Netiquette Policy Social Learning Social Media Stephen Heppell VLElink]. Ball, L., 2012).

eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014

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Spaced Learning and Repetition: The research is compelling in these two areas, and I am getting phone calls from folks who are telling me they are actively researching these topics – and trying to figure out what they need to be doing differently within their L&D functions to help people really remember what they supposedly “learn” in training courses. What Will Fizzle?

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Six Obstacles To Building Communities In Organizations


have written before about the fallibility of trying to have social learning as a bolt-on strategy , on the role of social technology as an avenue for building communities in organizations , and the importance of building communities to facilitate emergent learning. IMHO, digital skills go beyond the common activities that almost everyone with a smart phone can indulge in today.

Emerging Technologies for Online Learning 2015 Presenter Profile – Dr. Ulanda Forbess

Visual Lounge

TechSmith is proud to be part of the 8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium 2015 , where educators share ideas and best practices for using the latest technology to transform teaching and learning. Session Burn the Box: Emerging Technologies That Educate, Engage, and Empower. Meet Dr. Ulanda Forbess. Catch the virtual session. – 12:00 noon.

Latest Trends In Human Resource Management

Origin Learning

The two-way communication that social media facilitates, is making it possible for organisations to quantify the results of their branding activities in a much better manner. Human Resource Management is one of the crucial areas of overall business management. Here, we have compiled 4 trends that are shaping the way HRM is evolving: Big Data. Big data is being used in two ways.

Is all learning social?

Learning with e's

One theory that has emerged from the social constructivist school, Activity Theory , suggests that all learning is shaped and motivated by social influences (Engeström et al , 1999). The manipulation of tools, a very specific human activity, carries with them an accumulation of cultural and social knowledge. and Punamäki, R-L (1999) Perspectives on Activity Theory.

#Feminism and Technology a distributed credited #MOOC

Ignatia Webs

The idea emerged from the people behind the FemBot collective and the DOCC on Feminism and Technology is part of what they call nodal course. activism connectivism docc education feminism future of education gender mooc In the past months MOOCs have been debated on various levels. and of course all delivered in a seamless learning format (will post a bit more on that subject in a couple of days). And suddenly I came across an online course called "Feminism and Technology", in a format self-described by the organizing universities as DOCC (Distributed Open Collaborative Course.

If You Think Training Should Make Learning Easy, You Are Doing It Wrong by Veronica X. Yan and Morris Davis

Learning Solutions Magazine

Certain “desirably difficult” conditions of learning that more actively and effortfully engage learners lead to better long-term learning. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Research Training StrategiesIn other words, training that makes learning difficult is more effective. Does that seem shocking to you? Read this article to find out why the common wisdom that says you should make eLearning easy is wrong, and to learn what “desirably difficult” entails.

ET and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Well, if you thought that was what I was referring to, then you have the wrong blog – I think the movies section is somewhere over there — ET in this case refers to emerging technology.  Emerging technology that has I believe the potential to do wonders in the e-learning space.  We have all been witnesses to emerging technology in just the past couple of years.

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Tan Le, Measuring Brain Activity: Second Day Keynote at #ATDTK

Learning Visions

Doing studies at ASU -- looking at emerging software to see how they can engage in meaningful ways. You will be able to use the device and get data on your engagement and attention level while doing certain activities. These are my live blogged notes from the second day''s keynote at ATD TechKnowledge, happening this week in Las Vegas. Forgive any typos or incoherencies.

Join the facilitators of the free course on #mLearning MobiMOOC

Ignatia Webs

Mobile activism/learning: Sean (Abajian) from sunny California is a mobile activist believer. He knows that long-term activism coincides with quick learning. Mobile gaming : David (Parsons) from Australia is an old school new school mobile programmer, now completely emerged in mobile gaming. augmented learning mobile games mLearning education activism mooc mobimooc ICT4DMobiMOOC is a free, open, online course on mobile learning (mLearning) which will be running between 8 and 30 September 2012. The course wiki ( [link] ) is gradually taking shape. Interested?

Sweeping away the #occupy movement, is like sweeping away #critical #education

Ignatia Webs

And to be able (financially, socially) to engage in education that will allow ideas to emerge to better the world around us – all of us. social network education activism open educationThe Occupy movement has gotten yet another blow yesterday, simply because they have a critical, minority opinion which is in favor of most of us. For it is simply a sound policy action. Where do we go?

The xAPI and the LMS: What Does the Future Hold? (Part 4 of 4) by Steve Foreman

Learning Solutions Magazine

during workplace activity, such as coaching and work assignments. Design & Development Tools Design Strategies Emerging Topics Management Measurement Traditional learning management systems (LMSs) have not been useful in managing learning that. happens. The Experience API (also called. Can” or “xAPI”) integrates learning and working. This final part of Steve’s series on LMSs explores.

Nuts and Bolts: Content Becomes its Own Context by Jane Bozarth

Learning Solutions Magazine

Concepts sometimes map over from one field of human activity to another, and the result of the. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Getting Started Training Strategiesjuxtaposition can be a better understanding of both fields. In this month’s column, Jane offers her. review of a new book about the music business in which she found many parallels to the learning and.

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Google+ Hangouts in Online Education: A Capable, Low-Cost Solution by Rebecca Bodrero

Learning Solutions Magazine

This service is deal for small group activities when group members are. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Virtual Classroom & EventsGoogle+ Hangouts is an accessible, capable, and low-cost alternative to other more established. Web- conferencing solutions. geographically disparate. Learn how Hangouts worked effectively in one online graduate.

Less PPT Only; More Cool Interactive Tools Within Lectures

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plethora of tools have emerged courtesy of mobile devices. Numerous other apps exist that can be used as part of classroom activities. Emerging Technology emerging trends and technologies instructor led training Training emerging technologies instructor-led training interactive lectures white paperto enhance the experience and keep learners engaged. Very cool!).

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