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Harnessing the Power of Mobile eLearning: A White Paper from the eLearning Guild

eLearning Brothers

The good people at the eLearning Guild have been hard at work on a 27-page report regarding the state of mobile eLearning and where it’s headed. years, and—as eLearning Guild points out—the “Draw Something” smartphone game which took only 50 days to gain widespread adoption. Mobile eLearning allows for a very similar experience on the job.

free eBook with 61 tips for #mLearning from eLearning Guild

Ignatia Webs

The eLearning Guild has published a free eBook, sharing 61 tips on mLearning from a wide variety of mobile learning experts. mobile mLearning eLearning guild mobile learning ebookThe report focuses on: Do you know how and when people use mobile devices? Are you targeting the specific times your learners have access to online content and learning?

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Shades of Instructional Design [Slides from eLearning Guild #OLF]

Learning Visions

Today I got to kick off the eLearning Guild's latest online forum, Instructional Design Approaches for Project and Learner Success. talked about one of my favorite subjects: the many shades of instructional design and shared some tips and ideas for designing better eLearning along the way. Enjoy! Shades of Instructional design from Cammy Bean

Lessons from eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference

Web Courseworks

eLearning Guild a True Community of Practice The Learning Solutions Conference serves as the largest of the eLearning Guild’s yearly conferences and brings together professionals seeking to identify, deploy and manage technology-based learning solutions. I was unable to attend the event last week, but I caught up with Jean Marrapodi, eLearning Guild and Learning Solutions Conference veteran, [.].

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

She finds some great articles and even some free elearning to help her gain a deeper understanding of SMART and get exposure to a number of cases and examples. DIAGNOSE Go through learning activities, classroom, elearning, etc. www.oxford-group.com Kineo and The Oxford Group are part of The City & Guilds Group, a leader in global skills development. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE.

The City & Guilds Group Acquires Nine Lanterns

Kineo

The City & Guilds Group has agreed the acquisition of award-winning elearning provider, Nine Lanterns. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Nine Lanterns partners with businesses to create custom-built elearning content and platform solutions.

Saying Good-bye to The eLearning Guild (but not leaving the Guild family)

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

On August 27th I begin the next chapter of my eLearning career. I am leaving the Training and Development industry's most important professional association, The eLearning Guild , to be part of a startup in the data center industry. But before I go into more about the new gig I want to use this blog post as opportunity to reflect on my time with The eLearning Guild, and why DevLearn 2012 is going to be AWESOME! And in 2006 I was speaking at another eLearning Guild event, between sessions, when I took the call that finalized my leaving Intel.

City & Guilds Kineo Introduces EssentialsPlus

Kineo

  "This new style of elearning is some of the very best we have evaluated.  It is an exemplary example of learning materials.making mobile learning a reality." David Patterson, Learning Light.

The eLearning Guild Releases 2015 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild has released the 2015 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report. 5,000 Guild members, the average base salary of an eLearning employee is $78,310. report to start your own research, access the Guild’s salary calculator, and develop an action plan to prepare for—and. Based on data from more. Make the most of new resources in. succeed in—future negotiations. Learning Research Professional Development

Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working (eLearning Guild Webinar) #inttime

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from today’s eLearning Guild Webinars with members of the Internet Time Alliance (ITA): Harold Jarche, Charles Jennings, Clark Quinn, Jane Hart, Jay Cross Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working The questions for the session were sourced from the crowd. Dirty Words: Training, Learner, eLearning, Informal, Social, School, Learning What is the role of L&D specialists in working smarter? The people asked and ITA answers… Working Smarter – all the things it takes to get things done in organizations. Make work more fun! Enterprise 2.0

eLearning Guild Research: Got Game? by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

To be successful, eLearning must be interactive and engaging. The future of eLearning must therefore include both games and gamification to ensure that the engagement is built in. The latest research report from The eLearning Guild contains many case studies and plenty of research about games and gamification. Read about it here, and then go and download the report!

eLearning Guild Research: Making mLearning Usable by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild has completed an important study of how people interact with mobile devices. If you design mobile apps for eLearning, this study will help you design better: minimum sizes of text for various mobile devices, preferences for touching different devices, designing for keyboards, design differences for phones, phablets, small tablets, and large tablets, and much more. Learning Research Mobile Learning

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The eLearning Guild Releases 2016 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild announces the publication of its annual salary report, the 2016 US eLearning Salary & Compensation Report. The report examines data from more than 3,500 members of the Guild to analyze US salary and compensation trends, taking variables such as state, company size, and job focus into account. Learning Research Professional Development

eLearning Guild Research: Reconsidering Bloom's Taxonomy (Old AND New) by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

Read about it in the latest eLearning Guild research report! Bloom’s Taxonomy—the classification system used by countless instructional designers since the. 1950s for creating learning objectives—has an updated version that brings it into the 21st century. The new taxonomy supports new methods of instruction and a new understanding of what learning.

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Have a cracking Christmas from City & Guilds Kineo

Kineo

Christmas is the season for giving and this year we’re spreading some off the shelf elearning cheer. Five EssentialsPlus subscriptions will be jingling their way to five festive winners courtesy of the City & Guilds Kineo Elves.

eLearning Guild Research: Mad About Your LMS? by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

Most organizations use learning management systems (LMSs), but many eLearning practitioners have mixed feelings about them. The latest research report from The eLearning Guild looks at who is using what kinds of systems and at the one factor that seems to have the most effect on the level of satisfaction! Learning Research Learning Systems

eLearning Guild Research: Why Failing (While Learning) Is Good by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild’s latest research report. “Freedom to fail” is a critical gaming feature that players leverage in order to improve their achievement. the various goals within a game. The “do-over” provides motivation and rewards engagement, and that. one more reason why game learning can be so powerful. discusses this and many other facets of gaming. Here’s an introduction.

eLearning (Too Often) Sucks… and What You Need to Do About It

eLearning TV

The dirty little secret about our business…the eLearning business… is that most eLearning courses suck!  To help us fix this problem moving forward, I interview Patti Shank, Director of. eLearningTV Episodes custom elearning elearning elearning guild hospitality training hotel training patti shank elearning guild restaurant training

eLearning Guild Research: How Should We Measure Training's Value? Not ROI. by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

Is ROI (return on investment) an appropriate measure to demonstrate whether eLearning was effective? non-financial, perhaps intangible, evidence that eLearning worked? A new eLearning Guild research. Do executives and decision-makers actually care about ROI measures of learning, or do they look for. other. report. offers some stunning new ideas about the right answers to these questions. Learning Research Management Professional Development

eLearning Guild Research: Karl Kapp on Using Stories by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

described in the Guild’s new Big Answers report, Using Stories for Learning: Answers to Five Key. Research shows that stories are extremely powerful tools for learning. That’s because our brain has a. natural ability to remember facts told in a story. The implications of using stories to support learning are. Questions, by Karl Kapp. This article explains why you need to read the report.

eLearning Guild Gathering Significant Event

Web Courseworks

For those of you who may not be familiar with the Learning Solutions Conference, it is a considerably significant event hosted by the eLearning Guild which offers a gathering space for thousands of individuals who are dedicated to education using the internet. From my experience and opinion, the eLearning Guild is a true community of practice and brings together some of the best minds in the eLearning industry. Learn more about these sessions by clicking here. hope to see you all there!

eLearning Guild Research: Mobile Learning for Supporting Workers' Performance by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

2013 research report from The eLearning Guild can show you some great examples of how organizations are implementing this kind of augmentation. What is the best way to position learning on mobile devices? It makes sense to use these devices to provide support for learning since we carry them with us all the time. Learning Research Mobile Learning Performance Support

eLearning Guild Research: How Important is Informal Learning? by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

Here’s some food for thought from the Guild’s August 2012 research report, Smart Companies Support Informal Learning. How critical is informal learning to workplace learning and performance? Emerging Topics Learning Research Training Strategies

The eLearning Guild Releases 2014 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild announces the publication of its annual salary report, the 2014 Global eLearning. Guild to analyze global salary and compensation trends, taking variables such as region, employer size, and. Salary & Compensation Report. The report examines data from more than 5,900 members of the. education into account. Learning Research Professional Development

The eLearning Guild Announces Games and Gamification eBook by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

For the first time, Guild content from multiple areas—Learning Solutions Magazine, Guild Research, and the Conference. Archive—are gathered in one publication to create the ultimate resource for learning about games and gamification. Whether. you’re just getting started or want a new viewpoint, The Art and Science of Gamification will help change the way you think. about this hot topic. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Games & Learning Training Strategies

eLearning Guild Research: Informal or “Less Formal” Learning? by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

When experts use the term “informal learning,” they don’t mean exactly the same thing eLearning and. The latest eLearning Guild research report “Informal Learning Takes Off,” written. learning practitioners do. by Jane Hart, highlights the differences as well as some innovative approaches you may want to try. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Research Training Strategies

2015 Global ELearning Salary Report

LearnDash

Every year, the ELearning Guild releases an elearning industry salary report. While there is a respectable variety in the report, it’s important to remember that the sample-size is limited to the ELearning Guild members and doesn’t include other associations and non-associated professionals. elearning

Free #eLearning magazines to follow with interest

Ignatia Webs

This week the Learning Solutions magazine published an article I wrote on MOOCs as a new eLearning frontier. As I was writing the article, I suddenly noticed I had not mentioned my two favorite free and inspiring accessible, online eLearning magazines: Learning Solutions magazine , eLearn magazine. They will keep you up to speed on various eLearning topics.

eLearning Guild Mobile Learning Research Report now available

Clark Quinn

I’ve had my head down on a couple of projects, but I can now announce one of them: the eLearning Guild’s Mobile Learning Research Report is now available. In it, I review the latest trends in the mobile market, and then synthesize the results of the Guild’s member surveys. Here’s the marketing blurb: Mobile learning is not just a fad. Check it out.

Tips! Get your elearning tips!

Learning Visions

The eLearning Guild has just published a new ebook available to Guild Members: 68 Tips for eLearning Engagement and Interactivity. It''s a compilation of practical ideas and tips from 11 individuals, myself included, who will be presenting in an eLearning Guild Online Forum this July. I love tips. They''re short, sharp and stuff you can use.

eLearning Guild Research: What Authoring Tool Do You Want to Buy? by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

When The eLearning Guild asked practitioners about the authoring tools they use for asynchronous. eLearning development, we learned which tools they use most, which they deem most important, and. Whatever your role in eLearning, you will want to read this. which are most likely to be their next purchase. summary!

20 eLearning Blogs You Simply Have to Bookmark

eLearning Brothers

In our own, considered, humble opinion, we have an awesome blog that every eLearning professional should read. But sometimes we like to see what our colleagues are doing, which means taking a look at the multitude of eLearning knowledge that exists all over the web. Cathy Moore is an impassioned advocate for interesting and stimulating eLearning. Rapid eLearning Blog.

eLearning Guild Research: Is Your LMS Social Enough? by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

For members of The eLearning Guild, social learning seems to be close to the tipping point in importance. Here are some insights from Guild Research about the level of importance, the future role of the LMS as it relates to informal and social learning, and the ways in which the Experience API (Tin Can) will be changing that role.

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Free eLearning solutions at the Learning Exchange platform @eLearningGuild

Ignatia Webs

The eLearning Guild has launched an interesting content creating and sharing program, called the Learning Exchange. The nice thing is that we all get to know each other better, and it provides us a stage to share eLearning content that we make anyway. At this point in time, you just need to provide the eLearning Guild with your contact details and eLearning profile.

eLearning Guild Research: Come On In, the Tools Are Grrrrrreat! by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

What are members of The eLearning Guild saying about the tools they use in their work? Recent Guild research reports offer the comments of members about eLearning software, and here are a few of those responses. Design & Development Tools Learning Research

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY to The eLearning Guild!!!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The eLearning Guild turned 10 years old today. Help me wish everyone at The eLearning Guild a Happy Anniversary!!! 2012 is sure to be a banner year, so renew your membership and stay connected with your colleagues in eLearning from around the world. You can tweet to @elearningguild or blog about your experiences. Cheers

City & Guilds Kineo’s new Safeguarding training makes quality compliance easy

Kineo

City & Guilds Kineo has launched new training in 'Safeguarding young people from harm, abuse and exploitation’.  City & Guilds Kineo has responded with a high quality curriculum and complementary elearning that trainers can trust. All government funded training centres, including those in private companies, are now required by Ofsted to have proven safeguarding training. 

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

eLearning Guild Online Forum. I’ll be co-presenting a case study on our use of #TalkTech and social learning for the eLearning Guild’s Online Forum in August. Social Learning Social Media case study elearning guild social learning talktech Informal learning is an everyday thing. We call it #TalkTech. Swaying the Skeptics. Results of #TalkTEch.

Recap of The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Learning Solutions Conference

E-learning Uncovered

Concurrent Session: Implementing Project Management Software for eLearning Production. Concurrent Session: Ten Lessons Learned: My First Year in eLearning. Morning Buzz: Managing eLearning Translation Projects. Morning Buzz: Starting a Freelance Career in eLearning. Attendees can walk around, look at the courses, talk to the people who developed them, get lots of inspiration, and then vote for their favorites.   If you weren’t able to attend, you can catch the E-Learning Guild’s free webinar showcasing all of the winners.  It’s on Wednesday, April 2nd at 10:00 a.m.