How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning
MARCH 16, 2015
Technology acts funny at times. It works to make the real virtual, and uses virtual to simulate reality. On the other hand, cutting edge graphics and 3D technology make it possible to create life like, real environments! That being said for the humor, let’s explore how augmented reality can be used for technology based learning, such as e-learning and m-learning.
Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 23, 2015
New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. Nowadays, I have been observing that various new online learning solutions are popping every month and conventional classroom settings are getting even keener than ever to integrate new technologies into their content and strategies.
Augmented reality in e-learning – just virtual reality?
MAY 9, 2011
The manner of the defeat is not relevant to augmented reality technology in any sense, but I’d like to think that it provides anecdotal evidence that I’d been planning this blog well before this article appeared on the BBC website. Augmented reality for mobile devices isn’t anything new. The success of augmented reality will be fundamentally linked to growth and investment in mobile learning. Blog Mobile learning TechnologySee for yourself. No QR codes or redirection, just immediate delivery. I’d certainly like to think so.
Future of Learning Technology – 2015
MAY 7, 2010
The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read. I can only wonder at the pace of change of technology that the world has seen in last decade.
2020 learning technologies
Learning with e's
MARCH 16, 2011
It's difficult to see much beyond the end of the year, so trying to predict what technologies we might see in schools by 2020 is like staring into a very strong spotlight. It is highly likely that more informal tools and technologies, such as handheld devices, mobile phones and games consoles will take an increasing role in formal education. We can merely speculate. Unported License.
Learning with e's
JANUARY 28, 2014
That''s one of the benefits of having dinner with David Kelly, Learning and Development Consultant, and owner of one of the infamous Google beta testing devices. He had to purchase it from the megalithic company, and now explores its potential use in learning contexts. Google Glass has huge potential in the learning and development arena. A quick tap, and it''s gone.
10 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 28
OCTOBER 5, 2011
Another technology that has found its feet not just in marketing but more so in just-in-time, self-based learning is Augmented Reality (AR). Besides this, our technology-tuned ears have also caught some scoop on iPhone and Flash; finally, the marriage seems to be on the cards. Augmented Reality: 5 Ways it Can Change Your World.
What’s Next for Learning, Technology, and Our Profession – Resources Shared at #ATDTK
JANUARY 10, 2017
On January 11, I had the pleasure of delivering a session at the ATD TechKnowledge Conference exploring the evolving world of the learning professional. The title of my session was What’s Next for Learning, Technology, and Our Profession. This blog post is being set up primarily as a follow-up resource for those that attended the session, and it may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about the technology trends that are shaping the future of learning. Learning on Multiple Devices. Where is Mobile Learning Headed?
New technology and the future of learning
Learning with e's
JUNE 14, 2011
I spent most of it at the Learning Skills Group Conference in Olympia, London. My own session, entitled 'New Technology and the Future of Learning' attempted to gaze (tentatively) into the near future, and to ask questions such as 'what will be the new roles of trainers and developers in the next few years?' Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.
Augmented Reality in Learning
APRIL 15, 2009
There’s been some buzz around Augmented Reality applications that are starting to show up on the web. BMW, GE and Toyota already have this technology at work on their websites. There are varied ways this type of technology could be used for learning; one immediate application is being able to embed sophisticated training content into the objects and environment.
Learning with e's
JANUARY 24, 2014
I have spent my entire career specialising in educational technology, firstly in teacher education, then a spell of 15 years working in the NHS in nurse education. In 1998 I returned to teacher education, and I''m now working at Plymouth University where I am an Associate Professor specialising in learning technology. Technology has changed how I work. It''s impossible.
10 key points I got from the Learning Technologies event in London (part 2)
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
Learning Technologies is Europe’s leading Learning and Development exhibition and conference, taking place in London around this time every year. Gamification provides you with the tools and techniques to disguise a learning activity not as a game, but as an interesting and challenging mission. Social learning is the next big thing. Click here for Part 1. It is.
Pokemon Go – 3 Important Lessons for the M-learning Designer [Infographic]
SEPTEMBER 17, 2016
This augmented reality app has caught the imagination of people of all ages and from all walks of life. M-learning designers can learn 3 valuable lessons from the creators of this highly successful game. Here is an infographic which lists the 3 important lessons m-learning designers can learn from Pokémon Go. Learning Technology mobile learning
9 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –22
MAY 13, 2011
Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Read on to learn some specific re-design tips that work. Globalizing E-learning For International Audiences. Research shows that learners learn best in their native language and familiar cultural context, by respecting local languages and cultures at every level.
How Technology Solutions Made Learning Process Easy
MAY 5, 2016
What you think and what you learn matters! To make learning ‘sticky’, the use of these mediums seem to lure learners by choice not force! It is as if the technology wave that we are witnessing is what is determining the learning path. Technology is used to convey reality through the virtual medium and simulated environments. Sounds simple? Face time is in!
18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 11
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Talks how games are not just fun and engaging, but bring about effective learning as well. In its annual mobile technology report, Forrester Research has outlined the trends it expects to see in the coming year. Seems like, the war between social networking sites is far from over.
Pokémon Go – Lessons for the M-learning Designer
AUGUST 24, 2016
This augmented reality app has caught the imagination of people of all ages and from all walks of life. As an online learning professional, I believe m-learning designers can learn 3 valuable lessons from the creators of this highly successful game. Lesson 2: Make the best use of augmented reality. What did you learn from Pokémon Go?
The Potential for Augmented and Virtual Reality
ATD Learning Technologies
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
In this podcast, Learning Technologies Community Manager Justin Brusino speaks with design and development expert Chad Udell about virtual reality and augmented reality. Listen to the podcast to learn how these two technologies can be harnessed in the learning and development field. In the podcast, Chad answers questions such as: What is the difference between augmented reality and virtual reality? How are people in the learning and development (L&D) field using these technologies?
New and emerging technologies
Learning with e's
JUNE 22, 2015
The video below is the result of that interview, in which I answer questions such as: what emerging technology trends have the greatest potential for learning? What tips you you have for people wanting to invest in emerging technology? and should we be waiting until our learners adopt new technology or should we be leading the way as learning providers?
eLearning & mLearning: It's All Happening--And Faster Than You Think
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
McGraw Hill, commonly known for textbook publishing, is making the move toward mobile with a new mobile learning platform. The Horizon Report also predicts augmented reality and game-based learning will take two to three years for adoption and gesture based computing and learning analytics will take four to five years. Game Based Learning.
Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 1)
DECEMBER 19, 2013
ABOUT KARL KAPP (Professor of Instructional Technology, Bloomsburg University): Karl M. CFPIM, CIRM, is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. He is a full professor of instructional technology at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA, and serves as the Assistant Director of Bloomsburg’s Institute for Interactive Technologies. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. What will future learning look like?
#BCTECH Summit – an instructional designer’s perspective
Spark Your Interest
JANUARY 30, 2016
Last week I attended the #BCTECHSummit and one of the things I was interested in finding out was how companies were innovating around technology and training. There were many tools that could deliver training in new ways: Virtual Reality – yes it was there and it was cool – Cloudhead Game s was there showcasing their product on an HTC VR set. Augmented Reality – Microsoft did a presentation on their HoloLens and it did feature instructional uses. Hard to categorize, but some potential application for training/learning. Healthtech. Biotech.
A Look Ahead: The Now and Next of Learning and Technology – Resources Shared at #LT16UK
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
On February 3, I had the pleasure of delivering a session at the Learning Technologies Conference and Exposition exploring the evolving world of the learning professional. The title of my session was A Look Ahead: The Now and Next of Learning and Technology. This blog post is being set up primarily as a follow-up resource for those that attended the session, and it may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about the technology trends that are shaping the future of learning. Learning on Multiple Devices.
What’s Next for Learning, Technology, and Our Profession – Resources Shared at #ICELW
JUNE 14, 2016
On June 15, I had the pleasure of delivering an invited talk at the International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace exploring the evolving world of the learning professional. The title of my session was What’s Next for Learning, Technology, and Our Profession. This blog post is being set up primarily as a follow-up resource for those that attended the session, and it may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about the technology trends that are shaping the future of learning. Learning on Multiple Devices.
Top Learning and Development Trends in 2017
Your Training Edge
JANUARY 16, 2017
Rapid change in technology, a significant surge in the number of smartphone users, and constantly evolving social media have changed the way people learn new things. Learning and development strategies of companies must change with time to address the emerging challenges. Here are top five learning and development trends that will dominate 2017. Mobile Learning.
6 E-learning and Development Trends to Watch Out for in 2017
JANUARY 4, 2017
To develop an effective training development strategy, you need to be aware of the trends in learning and development for this year. In case you use e-learning for your training, you definitely need to know the trends to watch out for. This blog will talk about 6 trends specific to e-learning that will dominate 2017. Mobile Learning. Personalized Learning.
Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources
NOVEMBER 2, 2009
I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training. M-Learning Org. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! Will at Work Learning. Futures of Learning. Cell Phones in Learning. The Mobile Learning Engine (MLE) for Moodle. Upside Learning Blog.
Let’s Now Shift the Focus to Learning
JUNE 3, 2016
You will agree that smart and emerging technologies such as augmented reality, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence are opening up new vistas for learning. Look at the array of device-driven technologies – desktops, laptops, palmtops, tablets, iPads, iPhones, phablets and wearables…the list is growing. Can learners get involved or immersed?
Tired of Trends? Five 2017 Training Realities
JANUARY 24, 2017
I’ve read some thoughtful articles on learning trends over the last couple of weeks, but I’m obviously partial to Sharon’s article here on the Lessons on Learning blog. Sharon’s use of the 1998 ATD State of the Industry report provided some much needed perspective on the speed with which we can expect today’s ‘hot’ learning trends to reach widespread adoption. The reason?
The Time Has Come – Digital Learning
JULY 19, 2016
I’m referring to e-learning. . As I have stated before in numerous past posts, e-learning is an umbrella term (and always was designed to be that way) for anything online, including LMSs and their subsets, authoring tools, web conferencing, online learning tools often stated as e-learning tools and so forth. The problem though is that too many LMS (including subsets) vendors for whatever reason (some times I think they just don’t know or care to know) list within their system the term “e-learning” when referring to an online course.
What’s Next for Learning, Technology, and our Profession – Resources Shared at #DigiNow
APRIL 21, 2016
On April 21, I had the pleasure of delivering a session at the DigitalNow Conference exploring the evolving world of the learning professional. The title of my session was What’s Next for Learning, Technology, and our Profession. This blog post is being set up primarily as a follow-up resource for those that attended the session, and it may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about the technology trends that are shaping the future of learning. Learning on Multiple Devices. Where is Mobile Learning Headed?
Hangout connects global learning community
JULY 22, 2016
News: A four-day online event on how to use learning technologies to innovate, integrate and inspire in the workplace has brought together over 250 delegates and 25 learning experts. Learning professionals from across the world joined industry experts to share their experiences and tips on achieving success.
Apple iPad Disappoints eLearning Industry
JANUARY 29, 2010
I was looking forward to the Apple iPad even more so as we have been doing good stuff on mobile learning and putting up applications and tools on iPhone as pilots and on a trial basis. While demonstrating our Innovation and new projects team’s work on Augmented Reality the iPad is useless without the electronic eye. Tags: Future Technology Innovation Learning Technology Mobile Learning apple ipad augmented reality eLearning elearning industry ipad Whoops!). However now I feel that’s not going to happen. Some reasons: 1.
Donald Clark – To ignore AR and VR in learning would be madness
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Donald Clark has over 30 years of experience in learning technologies, we spoke to him about the latest emerging tech and how it will impact the workplace learning industry. We cover a range of topics including artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality and more and get insights into how learning professionals can prepare for the future of training.