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7 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in the Digital Era

CLO Magazine

Digital transformation is an urgent imperative. Today’s talent are either shifting to, or have already become, digital natives. Companies that get digital leadership right perform better in the marketplace and have happier, more engaged employees. But, leadership is complex during a digital boom. These digital experiences help build knowledge and expertise. Don’t.

How to Become a Digital CLO

CLO Magazine

At the same time, new technologies have emerged to enable learning to happen at the point of need via mobile phones, wearables and cloud-based learning management systems. As companies tried to figure out how to use these technologies, the onus fell to the learning leaders to answer their questions.” None of this was possible without technology,” he said. Be a Change Agent.

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Digital capabilities and curiosity

Learning with e's

Our opening keynote Helen Beetham talked about digital capabilities, which is becoming a well trodden phrase in higher education. Helen said that digital capability is the capacity to thrive in digital environments. Now this might seem simplistic, but actually, it's a profound idea, because there are many different digital environments, and many different ways of using them.

Skills: The last frontier for digital learning

Clive on Learning

To most learners and most learning professionals, digital learning is a way to meet requirements for knowledge. And information is what just about everyone with access to technology now gets as and when they need it from computers, particularly those in their pockets. With digital courses, we have the potential to prolong the experience, but more often than not we don’t even try.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

digital age Page 23 5 Up-skill for. well for you – which projects have succeeded, and what new technology have you. a digital blizzard. We spoke to the Digital Learning Manager at a large. our respondents say technology adds. for one or both of these new technologies. taking a good look into the "digital blizzard" of new. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND.

Learning, storytelling and technology

Learning with e's

Narrative Pedagogies from Steve Wheeler Image source: Wikimedia Commons Learning, storytelling and technology by Steve Wheeler was written in Liberec, Czech Republic and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 ds106 digital narratives digital storytelling education Jerome Bruner learning pedagogy TechnologyUnported License.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

If you’re an association education or technology director, you might be intrigued by the possibility of bringing badges to your members. The good news is that the technological barrier is much lower than it used to be, although a certain amount of savvy is still required. With the right technology, you can make your idea for a badging program for your association a reality.

Digital literacies in the age of remix

Learning with e's

I presented this latest version of my digital literacies model at the 2016 Solstice Conference hosted by Edge Hill University. The components in the model are by no means exhaustive - I acknowledge there are many more literacies, some of which are emergent due to new technologies and services. This aligns neatly to White and Le Cornu's Digital Residents theory. White, D.

What Is Your Digital Learning Strategy?

CLO Magazine

To better engage modern workforces, meet their career development needs and achieve competitive business results, organizations must become digitally omnipresent for their learners. corporations to refocus their learning and development spend toward digital learning transformation. Current technology, backed by neuroscience and analytics, are key to achieve transformation.

Digital me, digital you

Learning with e's

All of these activities leave behind a trail, a digital footprint, a record of where we have been and what we have done. More significantly, in psychological terms, we are developing our personal digital presences, and modifying our digital profiles. Clearly, digital identity is a complex proposition to talk about. Unported License.

Digital reflections

Learning with e's

My last post was about integrating technologies into education. This post examines some of the categories of technology and the places they might occupy when they are integrated into the learning process. It''s important for teachers to consider that integrated technology can provide a doorway to deeper learning, characterised for example in critical analysis and personal reflection.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. Today, when we are half way through the year, we have many exciting things on our list of disruptive e-learning technologies. BIG DATA.

Does Your Company Drive Digital Transformation?

CLO Magazine

Companies that aren’t on the digital cutting edge — or at least moving toward it — shouldn’t expect employees to stick around too long, according to a July 2016 study by Sungard Availability Services. The report said 81 percent of employees consider access to digital tools as important. Performance Management digital transformation employee retention tools

Making sense of digital

Learning with e's

Some might be aware that I established a chat for the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN) a couple of years ago, which is dedicated to discussions around technology supported learning in all sectors. Our most recent #EDENchat focused on digital competencies and digital literacies, and the conversation was dynamic and fast moving. Unported License.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

The diagram below by Dion Hinchcliffe is a succinct illustration of how digital technology has been and will continue to play a key role in bringing about this change. The diagram traces the evolution of different social technology and their potential to enforce and enable a deep change in how organizations function and their structure. And this happened around 2000. Scary?

Future technologies now

Learning with e's

HTC Vive in action - Photo by Steve Wheeler At the JISC Connect More event held in Cheltenham recently, a number of futuristic technologies were on display for delegates to experience. The technology has plenty of potential to be used across the curriculum, and not solely in creative arts. Google Cardboard was on show, but so were other alternatives. Personally, I can't wait.

Digital classrooms

Learning with e's

This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology. A few years ago Peter John and I wrote a book entitled 'The Digital Classroom'. Everyone in the world of education it seems, has an interest in how technology is going to influence what we do in the classroom. It was published by Routledge in 2008 and is now also available as a Kindle reader version.

The Time Has Come – Digital Learning

eLearning 24-7

Heck it is still today, but that time… Digital Learning. Technological advances: Virtual Reality is coming, well in a sense for some places in higher education and even corporate (lucky folks who get to have it), it is either here or on its way in just a few months. Reading ebooks, digital interactive textbooks both of which can be used offline too. To me, though its potential is a few years away for a total impact into what I now see as the digital learning industry. Under digital learning. Digital learning. Digital learning. Robots.

Digital habitus

Learning with e's

So what of our habitual use of digital media? Do these constitute a digital habitus? When we observe our digital representations, our lives portrayed on screen, and our ideas played out in a virtual simulacrum of reality, what do we see? Does the digital trail we leave online represent any part of our real lives? As ever, your thoughts and comments are very welcome.

Our Digital Future 2: Smart clothing

Learning with e's

One recent disruptive innovation is mobile technology. It's astounding to think that only in recent years have we had the capability to create connected technology that can be carried with us, anywhere we go. Wearable connected technologies are now common place. In the not too distant future, wearable technology will extend beyond gadgets. A camera in your shirt button?

3 Trends of Digital Education

LearnDash

Digital content delivery is opening new possibilities in education. Today though, the technology-enabled solutions help create a custom experience. But how do you define digital education? Digital Content - Textbooks today are going digital, and the sale of digital textbooks is expected to rapidly grow over the next decade. of textbook sales.

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Although we see a strong push for incorporation of technology in educational and training settings, and availability in the hands of students and teachers, many fears regarding its implementation are still evident. Let’s start our discussion with one of the natural fears people might have for incorporating technology enabled learning. Digital Education is hard to understand.

Fears about Technology Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Although we see a strong push for incorporation of technology in educational and training settings, and availability in the hands of students and teachers, many fears regarding its implementation are still evident. Let’s start our discussion with one of the natural fears people might have for incorporating technology enabled learning. Digital Education is hard to understand.

"Digital Mindset": What is it All About?

ID Reflections

"Digital mindset" seems to have become another buzzword--rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise--whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general. This post is an attempt to distill some of the skills/attitude/knowledge that possibly make up the "digital mindset".

Designing Learning Environments for the Digital Age

InSync Training

Learning technologies and methodologies have evolved rapidly and dramatically over the past three decades. Recently, guest BYTE speaker Catherine Lombardozzi provided expert insight about talent development in this digital age. BYTE Session Recap. Instructional designers have had to align these new tools and trends with time-tested and proven theories and models.

Learning first, technology second

Learning with e's

Learning should always come before technology. Many teachers welcome the idea of bringing new technology into the classroom. Ideas range from games based learning , to the use of social media and networking, to simpler approaches such as the use of digital cameras in art or data logging in science. Sometimes, the technology does get in the way of learning and teaching.

Our digital future 4: Pervasive computing

Learning with e's

In my slides (which as I write have topped 110,000 views on SlideShare) I mention the four trends that have been recognised in educational technology in the last 30 years. Digital Learning Futures: 3 things about future learning from Steve Wheeler In the 1980s, we saw the rise in popularity of multi-media, which revolutionised content both inside the classroom and beyond it.

Constructing learning in the digital age

Learning with e's

Learners with digital technology can discover for themselves, and drive their own learning, but it will be less structured than formal educational processes. Photo by Till Krech on Wikimedia Commons Constructing learning in the digital age by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

The Digital Disruption of Corporate Learning

Your Training Edge

In 2014, the Association of Learning Technologies conducted its annual conference ALTC with title “Riding Giants: How to educate and innovate ahead of waves” [1]. This conference ended in the boosted momentum in the development or advancement of learning technologies. Clearly, it is pointing towards the digital wave disruption in the world of learning. 1] [link]. [2] 5] [link].

The power of Digital Storytelling: A corporate learning perspective

G-Cube

With the growing adoption of technology-aided learning, delivering stories too has taken a different form – the form of Digital Storytelling. A digital story is a short (typically 3-5 minutes long) audio-visual presentation, created with images (real or computer-generated), photographs, background music, some text and a distinctive narrative. Creating a Digital Story.

Can we teach digital literacies?

Learning with e's

In a blog post entitled '' Digital literacies and the bottom line '' Steve Philp questions whether digital literacies should be taught as a part of the school curriculum. The term ''digital literacies'' is a relatively recent addition to our vocabulary. It is essentially the skill set that enables us to become digital citizens. So what can schools do? But look out.

Technology can get obsolete but learning cannot

Origin Learning

Sony, Samsung, Dell, and Intel are some leading global brands that are recognized as trend-setters when it comes to the world of technology and consumer electronics. They realize that consumers are no longer isolated, thanks to the digital advancements and the Internet of Things (IoT). Home automation plus digital controls can work wonders. Constant innovation is core.

The Roadmap From ‘Digital Immigrants’ to ‘Digital Natives’

Administrate

Nearly 15 years ago, educational thought-leader Marc Prensky wrote, in a piece on ‘Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants‘: “Today’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach.” This statement was apt in 2001 and with technology’s rapid development, it’s perhaps even more valid for many of today’s ‘digital learners’ Read More Published on September 8, 2016. All Training Tips

Explaining Elearning to Non-Digital Natives

Learnkit

Me: Not really – it’s more creating interactive digital material, that gives you the hands-on experience that you need to gain new skills, and in a lot of cases can replace in-class instruction. In my last role working for a college, I taught in a blended learning atmosphere, which combined in-person facilitation with technology and elearning solutions. Me: ….yeah

Learning Technologies 2017: What’s your digital mix?

Sponge UK

NEWS: Multi award-winning learning provider, Sponge UK is ‘mixing it up’ at Europe’s largest learning technologies event to help businesses get the most out of workplace learning. Sponge will be urging visitors and delegates at Learning Technologies 2017 (London Olympia, February 1-2) to join the discussion about the most effective digital mix to support modern learners.

Gamification is about Design, Not Technology

Kapp Notes

Gamification is not bounded by technology or the need to be delivered online; it doesn’t have to be digital. Stories are not technology bound, feedback is not technology bound and neither is challenge, autonomy or even social interactions. Technology can enable, enhance and energize those activities (as well as stifle, detract and stagnate). Think about it.