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. The technology has to work. What struck me the most as a learning professional was the role of the curator/s. Blended learning at its best.
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. must-read for learning technology decision makers.
Blended Learning: Different combinations that work
MARCH 13, 2014
Blended Learning is in itself self-explanatory, its all in the name. blended learning program is one that utilizes more than one mode of learning delivery –for a personalized and impactful learning experience. successful blend is one which captures the learning objectives and is delivered within the available infrastructure.
Virtually There: Managing a Blended Learning Implementation
MARCH 19, 2015
So you’ve built a virtual blended learning program, but will they come? Most training organizations don’t realize that the management of a blended training solution can be the most difficult hurdle to jump. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Blended learning Virtual Classroom - Best Practices And once they are there, how are you going to keep track of them?
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.
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.
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 […].
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”?
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
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. There should be a micro-site up and running sometime in March and I''m going to try and get my presentation from last week up on SlideShare in a form that makes sense without me being there. >BL blended learning
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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 ’.
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. 1. Facilitate effective social 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
3 Ideas to Blend Mobile Learning With Classroom Training
DECEMBER 9, 2016
The flexibility of mobile devices helps you fit mobile learning anywhere in the learning cycle – before, during, and after a training program. Here’s how mobile learning can be blended with classroom sessions. 1. Mobile learning nuggets before a classroom session to create awareness about the topic. Learning Technology mobile learning
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. 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. GET THE COMPLETE REPORT.
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
Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 8
JANUARY 11, 2011
Collaboration tools let you create, edit, share, discuss, engage, communicate and collaborate with others in a meaningful way that helps us learn from each other. From e-Learning to iPad: How to Adjust the User Interface. How can e-Learning, or computer based training, be more effective? Seven Technologies That Will Rock 2011. Will’s Learning Landscape Model.
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.
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
The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology
JANUARY 7, 2010
As a facilitator for social interaction and for mobile learning, these networks are unsurpassed in mankind’s history. This will radically change the way we live and learn, mobile learning is here now and real. Of the varied ways that these can be leveraged, performance support and learning will be one area where huge benefits will be obtained. Do you think differently?
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. Because I do think that people have much more influence on their own learning environment. Is that typical Dutch?