2017: The Year of Blended Learning, Emerging EdTech, & Modern Design
JANUARY 2, 2017
Learning technologies (EdTech), communities of practice, lifelong learning, and the myriad other great concepts we’ve been hearing about for the last two decades. Blended learning Virtual Classroom Modern Learning 50 Modern Blended Learning BlogsWelcome to 2017, the year when it all comes together.
Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
New post Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap on Obsidian Learning. I had the pleasure of being in London last week attending the annual Learning and Technologies 2016 conference ( [link] ) there. I directly experienced a few themes that are applicable in learning regardless of the content. The technology has to work. Blended learning at its best.
Blended Learning: Different combinations that work
MARCH 13, 2014
Blended Learning is in itself self-explanatory, its all in the name. A blended learning program is one that utilizes more than one mode of learning delivery –for a personalized and impactful learning experience. A successful blend is one which captures the learning objectives and is delivered within the available infrastructure.
Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List
DECEMBER 28, 2016
When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? But as an independent analyst, I spend my days investigating which companies excel at driving learning technology forward. Instead, they want to add value by helping you stay ahead of the technology curve. A must-read for learning technology decision makers.
What is the xAPI Standard and Why is it the Future of Learning Technology?
OCTOBER 5, 2016
Get ahead of the learning technology curve by enabling xAPI in your LMS. The same logic applies to choosing a learning management system (LMS) with the right course content packaging tools. AICC was formed during the early days of computer-based training to ensure the compatibility between learning content and early training technologies. START A TRIAL.
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.
7 Easy Ways to Integrate Learning Technologies Into Training
APRIL 9, 2014
Blended learning BYOD EdTech Recently, a town-wide power outage resulted in my son’s school being ‘in the dark’ for about four hours. Most classes didn’t need to skip a beat – it was a sunny day and electricity is not required for the instruction of algebra. But what to do in “Computer Class”?
Blended Learning: What’s all the fuss about?
B Online Learning
JANUARY 29, 2015
There has been a bit of hype at the beginning of this year about blended learning and it seems to be a topic at this year’s Learning Technologies 2015 conference in the UK. I’ve always had a bit of a love/hate relationship with the term ‘blended learning’. The traditional idea of a blended learning environment […].
Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
Nowadays technologies are growing very fast and we see new technology launched very often. No doubt the enhanced technology will really improve the performance of existing system. However, you are flooded with a surfeit of technologies to choose from. It is important that you should make use of the latest technologies to build efficiencies and get better ROI.
2014 is The Year of the Blend
Clive on Learning
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
At Learning Technologies 2014 in London this week I provided a first taster of my More Than Blended Learning project, which will comprise a book, case study videos, tools, interactive scenarios and possibly some form of course. Nevertheless, I''m confident enough to call this my Year of the Blend. BL blended learning A great deal of this work has already been completed but to get the whole project off the ground will take until September or October.
Virtually There: Making Virtual & Blended Learning Work for Adult Learners
MAY 20, 2015
Blended and virtual learning make it easy for the learner to make decisions about when to engage or disengage. In the 1970s, Malcolm Knowles introduced the basis for modern adult learning theory, focusing on a collaborative approach to learning rather than the traditional schoolhouse lecture. Blended learning Virtual Classroom Engagement
Learning Technologies 2017: Keeping up with the world of L&D
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
And we also learn online. Most of the times, all this learning happens online. Learning Technologies 2017: Keeping up with the world of L&D. If you have any interest whatsoever in organizational learning and development and the technology used to support learning at work, you must have at least heard about Learning Technologies.
Organizational Blended Learning – Five Common Challenges and Solutions
JULY 16, 2015
Over the last decade, technology-aided learning is being adopted for corporate learning for different learning needs and varying audiences. Employees can now avail multiple learning modules every day to enhance their learning. Though online learning is certainly showing results, for many organizations Blended Learning is often a preferred route.
Designing Blended Learning with Bloom's Digital Taxonomy
APRIL 15, 2014
Can any ol’ content be taught using any ol’ technology? This seems to be the perception as the use of various learning technologies becomes commonplace in training departments. Can a four-hour sales training session that is usually held face-to-face be delivered in a dozen 20-minute self-paced e-learning chunks? Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Blended learning EdTech But, is it really true? For example: Do you believe that a two-day project management program can be delivered as a four-hour virtual training class? Me neither.
New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology
JANUARY 3, 2017
Whether your association is planning to launch new education or certification programs, or revitalize and restructure existing programs, our suggestion for your new year resolution is to invest in association learning technology. We have put together a few reasons to consider investing in association learning technology and some resources to help get you started with this process.
Blended Training: A Host of Delivery Methods to Choose From
JULY 31, 2016
Blending different training delivery methods gives your employees a chance to learn and work at the same time. Dziuban indicates that Blended Learning ranks high in terms of satisfaction among both instructors and learners. He also mentions that a blended model ‘ brings in innovative ways to both increase learning outcomes and reduce instruction delivery costs ’.
13 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 25
JULY 5, 2011
It’s no secret that effective learning cannot be achieved without a robust strategy. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Why You Need a Mobile Learning Strategy. Not having a strategy for mobile learning is itself a strategy. This is just one of the many reasons why you need a mobile learning strategy.
13 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 27
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
This time around we focus on the basics – learning and its right mix. We talk about the changes in the key drivers for blended learning, some fundamental characteristics of training to be followed, and the pros and cons of eLearning. And while we are on this, how can social learning and game-based learning be left behind? Finding the Right Learning Mix.
6 Useful Tips to Implement Blended Learning through an LMS
OCTOBER 5, 2016
Over the last few years, the LMS as we know it has changed from simply being an e-learning delivery platform to a much broader learning platform involving a blend of various learning formats and methodologies. This post explains the various ways an LMS can be used to deliver blended learning effectively. Facilitate effective social learning.
9 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 21
MAY 3, 2011
Learning as we knew it has undergone (and continues to undergo) a sea change. Today, we have new forms of learning like – blended, informal, social, mobile etc. Learn about some of these new approaches here. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Top 10 Challenges Of Blended Learning.
weeLearning – open source blended networking
JANUARY 27, 2013
If you’re lucky enough to be heading to this week’s Learning Technologies Conference or Exhibition, one thing is guaranteed, you’re going to meet a lot of cool, interesting people. You may even end up down the pub with one or … Read more › events free stuff get involved
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.
12 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 26
AUGUST 3, 2011
These devices, with their immense potential to enhance learning, are on the cusp of something profound; be it in the classrooms or the boardrooms. Also, learn about some interesting tidbits on blended learning and content authoring. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? More on this below. Know more.
22 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 14
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
This time around we decided to go all out on training and learning. And true to our commitment, we have covered the whole spectrum – from calculating the effectiveness of your training to delivering training to multi-taskers, from methods to engage learners with emerging and connective technologies to the future of learning. The Future Of Learning. Read it all here.
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. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?
3 Ideas to Blend Mobile Learning With Classroom Training
DECEMBER 9, 2016
use mobile technology for almost everything – to wake up early, track the calories burnt, find routes to places, jot down important information, order food, book tickets, read news – the list is endless.This addictive nature of mobile devices can be leveraged to engage your employees with mobile learning bites in a classroom training program. See this video here.
17 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 15
MARCH 1, 2011
Know how work would shape up in the future, major ideas that would change the world of training and how learning would soon turn mobile. For all you Tech savvy folks, get the scoop on how technology wires the learning brain and how HTML 5 aids cross platform development. While all you creative geniuses can learn some of the great iPad tools for graphic designers.
Breaking Free: Use Blended Learning to Transcend Both Classroom and Online Training
JULY 13, 2015
But a stronger case can be made for transcending this either/or choice in favor of blended learning. With the innovative digital learning technologies released every day, you can use an LMS to blend online and live training into a compelling, overarching program. Think about mobile learning, performance support and microlearning. Blending. Sold yet?
Elearning market trends 2016: Get the right tools for blended learning
JUNE 22, 2016
Learning technology can power business results, but only with the right tools for the job. A recent study by learning technology analyst Brandon Hall Group shows widespread dissatisfaction with learning management systems, despite proven positive business results. Organizations polled were frustrated with the lack of quality and variety of learning technology functionalities. Data revealed a lack of informal and experiential learning tools. Learning Technology Satisfaction Lags. GET THE COMPLETE REPORT.
SMBs and Social Learning Technologies
APRIL 2, 2009
Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Benefits to SMBs: faster response, resilient, lower costs without sacrificing learning, increased productivity, supplements other training. As part of a learning plan. Action Plan.
6 Ways An LMS Can be Used to Deliver Blended Learning Effectively [Infographic]
OCTOBER 24, 2016
Many companies are blending classroom and e-learning methods to deliver highly effective training. An effective blend of these training formats helps provide a high degree of flexibility to employees who can be supported through various types of instructional material. But, what does it take to implement blended learning efficiently? Learning Technology LMS
Intrepid Learning Solutions Launches Independent SaaS Learning Technology Company by News Editor
Learning Solutions Magazine
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
Intrepid Learning to focus exclusively on its award-winning cloud-based technology business built around its flagship. Learning Hub and Corporate MOOC solutions. Blended Learning Learning Systems Management Training Strategies
Sharing our inspiration from the Learning Technologies conference with links to all our liveblogs
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
Sibrenne and myself arrived last Friday at Rotterdam airport with a head full of inspiration from the Learning Technologies conference and fresh air from our walk along the Thames. 70-20-10 is the model for learning in the workplace by Charles Jennings. I was very much interested in their ideas about whether technology changes the work of instructional designers?
AVA: How learning technologies can change behaviour
JULY 28, 2014
The universal standards of good practice that elearning guarantees, along with the face to face aspects of classroom learning will ensure that the lessons from the course are embedded and put in to practise. Blended learning Blog Recently, Toby and I attended the launch of AVA’s Digital Prevention Platform. The AVA Project is an online initiative aiming to keep education and social care workers informed about maintaining good practice when reporting disclosures of Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). This is a project with real momentum. Last year there were 1.2