Why Mobile Learning is a Slow March (#ATDTK Reflections)
JANUARY 19, 2016
While a huge number of organizations are still just getting their feet wet with mobile, this year’s ATD TechKnowledge conference sought to get learning professionals thinking beyond our current approaches to imagine how technology in 2020 and beyond will impact learning. Mobile learning as we know it today is reliant on the “glass slab” in our hand.
Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
In an earlier blog post, I had written about how Microlearning is changing the face of learning at the workplace. This post specifically talks about how a Mobile Learning Platform can be used as an effective Performance Support System. Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms. We unveiled our mobile learning solution – Upside2Go – at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011.
Mobile Learning Implementation: Need, Myths & Success Factors (ASTD TK 2013 – Slide Deck)
FEBRUARY 11, 2013
At all major learning/HR/training conferences and events since last 12 months and more, there is a clear change you can notice – more and more people, increasingly, talk and inquire about mobile learning. Even though there is a clear positive change in understanding about mobile learning and its benefits, there are still a few misconceptions around it.
This Week in MakingBetter: An Interview, ATD TechKnowledge & More
JANUARY 13, 2015
ATD TechKnowledge. We’re pretty happy about getting back together with some of the gang this week at ATD TechKnowledge. W304 – The Big Picture of Adaptive Learning (Wednesday, 2:45-3:45pm). There are a few other sessions we’d check out: TKU 1 – TechKnowledge Unplugged – Fail Jam: Lessons Learned (Wednesday, 10:30-11:30am). Read here.
Reflections on the final day of TechKnowledge 11
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Because of prior commitments, I only got to attend the last day of the TechKnowledge conference, to participate in two panels, one on mobile and one on instructional design, and then listen to the closing session. Some thoughts stuck with me: The Mobile Panel. It’s clear to me that many folks are still thinking of mobile as content delivery in a course mode. Again, you really want to think a little differently to take advantage of mobile. I also mentioned the other 3 C’s: Compute, Capture (images, videos, audio), and Communicate. design mobile
Upside2Go – Now On BlackBerry!
OCTOBER 3, 2011
And we changed the game ; changed the way people looked at mobile learning and the way they experienced learning on the go. Our revolutionary platform for mobile learning – Upside2Go – is now available on BlackBerry. It has also been recognized as ‘Best New Product Debut’ at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011 by an independent ex-Brandon Hall consultant. Features.
Upside2Go – Changing The Game
FEBRUARY 3, 2011
At Upside Learning, we believe that this is the right time to leverage mobile learning at the workplace. Upside2Go – our mobile learning solution, is the culmination of our innovation process. Upside2Go is a novel platform for mobile learning. Upside Learning’s representatives will be present at Booth No. Key Features Of Upside2Go.
eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas
FEBRUARY 14, 2013
While exhibiting at ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 and Learning Technologies 2013, we seem to have severely underestimated the interest and demand we would have for our little pocket ready-reckoner on “ eLearning on iPads – 10 Bright Ideas ”! Mobile Learning eLearning on ipads eLearning On Tablets Tablet LearningSorry!
ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 #ASTDTK12
JANUARY 23, 2012
Looking forward to a week of learning about learning with 1,200 of my peers at ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2012. Thursday: 11:00 Running a concurrent session on learning design “Yawn-Proofing Your E-Learning”. Friday: 10:15 Leading a TK Chat on Mobile Learning with Chad Udell and Kris Rockwell. Hope to see you there! astd2012
20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
As people increasingly embrace social media and new technologies with open arms, social learning, informal learning and blended learning continue to gain a strong foothold in an organization’s learning palette. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? How Blended Learning Will Change the World. wonder.
E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11
JANUARY 28, 2011
However, with ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011, starting next week, I’m going to hold off until after TK11, to write on virtual worlds. Learning Trade Shows. People in the booth that actually know the product inside and out – I’m surprised on how this continues to be a problem at a lot of e-learning shows; some companies stock their booths with people who are very nice, but really do not have any knowledge on the product, beyond what they read on the product sheet they are handing you. CERTPOINT VLS - including their mobile solution. Learning 24/7.
2016 ELearning & Training Conferences
JANUARY 6, 2016
Another great thing about these kinds of conferences is that you often have the opportunity to learn something new, even earn accreditation towards a certification. January 13-15, 2016 … TechKnowledge Conference. March 16-18, 2016 … Learning Solutions Conference & Expo. April 4-6, 2016 … Chief Learning Officer Symposium.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report
AUGUST 29, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning. Passionate about new technologies and how we use them in the learning and training space.
Celebrating 9 Glorious Years Of Learning!
APRIL 8, 2013
So this time around when we, the Marketing team, sat down to brainstorm on the possible ways to commemorate this beautiful journey, we knew exactly what we wanted to highlight – the values and qualities that personify Upside Learning. So here it is – Celebrating 9 Glorious Years Of Learning. We couldn’t agree more. Innovation. Building Relationships. Growth. Events.
ASTD #TK11 Opening Keynote Tony Bingham
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Here we are in sunny San Jose, kicking off ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011. Tony Bingham , President of ASTD on the future of learning… IBM Study (Capitalizing on Complexity) of senior leaders: complexity is the biggest challenge (can you help Most not equipped to cope with it Need creativity and innovation to handle that complexity (how do we teach organizations to adapt? Search will keep getting smarter: knowing, who you are, your place on org chart, your stage of career dev, your learning preferences. These are my live-blogged notes from the opening session.
Meet Us At CIPD HRD 2011, Olympia, London
MARCH 18, 2011
After a huge success at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011, April will see us participating in CIPD HRD 2011 , an HRD conference and exhibition. Scheduled to take place on the 6th and 7th of April 2011 in Olympia, London , this event will see leading learning and organization development suppliers in a range of disciplines including training, L&D, OD, leadership, coaching and more, come together under one roof. We’ll be happy to share how we are currently helping our customers maintain continuous learning and development within the constraints of the current economy.
Update: Designing mLearning
DECEMBER 31, 2010
Well, it’s been a bit of a saga, but there are some new developments about my forthcoming: Designing mLearning: Tapping Into the Mobile Revolution for Organizational Performance. The book, I’m now assured, will ship on 2 February. I’m glad to have a firm date, and the only real problem with 2 Feb is that it makes a dodgy proposition of having the book available for the very good TechKnowledge conference (where I’m presenting a mobile learning workshop on 1 February). mobileFirst, for the bad news.
Introducing GeoTalent Flex
JANUARY 26, 2016
This month at ASTD Techknowledge, we introduced our newest product: GeoTalent Flex. Flex is a completely customizable interface for our GeoTalent Learning and Talent Management System. Our TrainingPartner product line provided customers with a completely customizable learning management system. [Post by Karla Willems, Account Manager at GeoMetrix Data Systems Inc.].
Tech Knowledge: LMS – What were they Thinking? Notes on the Go
JANUARY 28, 2010
If you are attending TechKnowledge, you will surely figure out the vendor if you are walking around and talking to vendors. The vendor explained that their customers did not want to make the change, because it would be difficult or confusing to re-learn. Module Advertisement and Mobile Learning. Their mobile learning is cool, but it uses “proprietary based software — their software. So you cannot create content/courses in other mobile learning tools or open source mobile learning tools and not be able to use it with their solution.
Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Conferences
MARCH 19, 2014
This Thursday, we’ve pulled together all the resources you need to learn more about the biggest conferences in the e-Learning industry. At the 2014 Lectora® User Conference, you’ll get the opportunity to network and share e-Learning knowledge with other industry thought leaders, Lectora users and the Lectora team at the home of the Golden Globe Awards! ASTD TechKnowledge.
#astdTK12: Immersive Learning Simulations – Cutting Through the Hype
JANUARY 30, 2012
Summary: At ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2012, Steven Villachica and Deborah Stone defined immersive learning simulations, offered four tips for building them, and then discussed a simulation they had built together. Steven and Deborah defined an immersive learning simulation loosely, in my opinion. Context matters; people learn by doing. Keep the simulation authentic.
November Guest Blogger: Chad Udell
The Learning Circuits
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
Chad Udell is the managing director at Float Learning, a consultingfirm that combines strategy, mobile app development, and eLearning to guideorganizations by harnessing the power of mobile learning. Chad is currently running ASTD's Essentials of Mobile Learningcourse along with Jeff Tillett.Chad will be blogging here this month, focusing on mobile learning. Chad will be leading a fullday workshop on prototyping at the upcoming ASTD TechKnowledge Conferencein January. Chad has a B.S.
Trade Show Circuit 2013
DECEMBER 5, 2012
In just one month, the e-learning trade show season will be upon us. Too many e-learning shows. I’m not just talking about here in the states, but on earth (not sure about Mars, though). ASTD TechKnowledge. The show is solely focused on e-learning and the vendors come from all over the world. must for any e-learning vendor. As listed above, seminars are a mixed bag (just as they are with any e-learning or heck any trade show). still do not understand how a show that is tech and e-learning oriented can have such awful Wi-Fi on the expo floor?
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. link] November 30-December 2, 2011, Online Educa Berlin 2011: International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training for Corporate, Education and Public Service Sectors , 17 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
Designing Blended Learning Is Easier Than You Think
APRIL 1, 2013
Everyone is talking about blended learning, but that does not mean everyone is doing it. At the 2011 ASTD Techknowledge Conference , Allison Rossett presented results of a study that showed that most learning professionals say that the use of e-learning is important but that very few are actually implementing it. This is certainly the case with blended learning.
12 eLearning Predictions for 2009
JANUARY 26, 2009
So, let's try it again this year. #1 - "Self-Directed Learning" Increases Due to economic pressures, companies are going to reduce training budgets to a point where it doesn't make sense to create content on marginal topics. Instead, we will call this "self-directed learning" and will do our best to support the workforce to learn it on their own with minimal guidance and support. #2 - eLearning 2.0 Strategy" Fails One of the better, cheap support mechanisms for self-directed learning are web 2.0 Podcasts / Vidcasts targeting mobile professionals (ex. tools.
eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
link] December 1-5, 2012 Learning Forward Conference, (Learning Forward is the new name for the National Staff Development Council, NSDC), Boston, Massachusetts, USA. link] December 3-5, 2012 International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia (MoMM), 10th, Bali, Indonesia. link] January 24-25, 2013 Project-Based Learning Plugged In, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Event Recap: mLearnCon 2015
JULY 9, 2015
Here at Artisan E-Learning, we attend many different conferences throughout the year. This year alone, we attended ATD Techknowledge (recap here ), Learning Solutions (recap here ), the Lectora User Conference (recap here ), and the ATD International Conference & Expo. Mobile learning is still very much in its infancy. Did you attend mLearnCon this year?
eLearning Conferences 2011
NOVEMBER 11, 2010
link] or [link] December 1, 2010 UNESCO-Commonwealth of Learning Policy Form on Open Educational Resources (OER): Taking OER beyond the OER Community – Policy and Capacity, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. link] December 1-3, 2010 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 16 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany. link].
Good to ‘go’
DECEMBER 1, 2010
It’s time for me to formally announce that the site for my forthcoming mobile learning book, Designing mLearning , is now live and ready to visit. And just a reminder, I still haven’t found a better guide to designing learning games than my previous book: Engaging Learning: Designing e-Learning Simulation Games. mobileThere will be an ebook, or so I’ve been promised (you have to admit that anything else would be, well, just crazy!). More info as it comes, but you can already pre-order the book through Amazon! So, get going!
eLearning Conferences 2012
DECEMBER 23, 2011
The list focuses primarily on the use of technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. January 2012 January2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando,California, USA. link] January5-7, 2012 International Conference on e-Education,e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning (IC4E), 3 rd , Hong Kong, China. link] January15-18, 2012 PacificTelecommunications Council (PC’12):Harnessing Disruption – Global, Mobile, Social, Local, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
On the road, again
NOVEMBER 9, 2010
And there’s quite a bit of travel coming up. On Wed I depart to La Jolla to attend WCET’s conference , where I’ll be talking on mobile learning. This precedes the Online Educa in Berlin December 1-3, where I again talk mobile. On Dec 13-14, we’ll be running an ITA event in Maastricht, and then on the 16th, we’ll have one in London. If you’re interested in working smarter and the future of organizational learning, and you’re in Europe, you should try to hit one. Tags: mobile social strategy Exciting times ahead.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning
JUNE 28, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Developed over 60 e-learning programs. Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. A big explosion in the last 2 years. This was "e-Learning 1.0". People dont learn in chunks.
eLearning Conferences 2010
NOVEMBER 19, 2009
link] December 2, 2009 Security and Defence Learning : International Forum on Technology Assisted Learning and Training for Defence, Security and Emergency Services, 5 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany.
DECEMBER 3, 2008
for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0 Applications in Learning (24) Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals (20) Tools Used (18) Learning 2.0 for Learning Professionals.
2009 Predictions How Did I Do?
DECEMBER 9, 2009
So this post is my chance to go back to the predictions I made at the start of 2009 and see how I did. #1 - "Self-Directed Learning" Increases Due to economic pressures, companies are going to reduce training budgets to a point where it doesn't make sense to create content on marginal topics. Strategy" Fails One of the better, cheap support mechanisms for self-directed learning are web 2.0
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter
AUGUST 23, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 23, 2007 Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter If youve been following my blog for awhile, then you already know how I feel about the folks at Kineo. Although its geared towards "rapid e-Learning" efforts, these guidelines can be applied to any type of training.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Welcome to Tom Kuhlman
AUGUST 8, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 08, 2007 Welcome to Tom Kuhlman Welcome to Tom Kuhlmann from Articulate, who adds The Rapid e-Learning Blog into the mix. Tom is the author of 5 Myths About Rapid e-Learning which made the rounds a while back. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 3D & Serious Games
AUGUST 28, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, August 28, 2007 3D & Serious Games My company has some experience doing 3D modeling and simulations for government clients, so I found this recent acquisition of this 3D learning company by Lockheed Martin quite interesting. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. EdTechTalk Episode #5: Promoting Learning Through. Take the Survey!
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Keeping Your Fingers on the eLearningPulse
AUGUST 16, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:46 AM Labels: e-learning 2comments: B.J. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. EdTechTalk Episode #5: Promoting Learning Through. eLearningPulse is "Your daily source for all things eLearning ". Check it out. Schone said.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Welcoming Cathy Moore to the Blogosphere
AUGUST 7, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. And shes been a great contributer here at Learning Visions. Now Cathy is joining the exciting e-learning blogosphere, offering practical ideas for people who develop corporate elearning. Dump the Drone is part of my Instructional Design Resources list found on the Learning Visions sidebar. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Yet More Buzz on Buzzword
AUGUST 2, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. EdTechTalk Episode #5: Promoting Learning Through. What Is Instructional Design? #2 ► January (14) Learning Visions Has Moved What Is Instructional Design? like that its a purty application. For free.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 22, 23 & 24
AUGUST 31, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. recently did this in my About Learning Visions page, which is now displayed prominently at the top of my sidebar. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island
AUGUST 24, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. We had a blast, and learned a lot in the process (who would have guessed that a Tudor era ships christening was real different from the version we are familiar with today?) Informal learning at its best. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Thanks, Dio!
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21
AUGUST 20, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Particularly if youre a reader from the e-Learning field. When I come across a new resource or a new e-Learning blog, I spread the word. The more people who actively participate in the conversation, the more we can all learn from each other. Its at least half the fun.