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The Future Role of Learning & Development

mLevel

The summit is THE event for Education Technology companies, practitioners, and investors. Michael Moe, Deborah Quazzo and the whole ASU GSV team put on an amazing event. I had the privilege of participating in a panel discussion titled “ Workforce Development That Works. ” The panel was hosted by Nathan Blaine, Executive Director at Corporate Executive Board, and included David Blake, CEO of Degreed, Stephen Bailey, CEO of ExecOnline, Sang Yoon, Head of Learning Strategy & Curriculum at Google, and myself as panelists.

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Educate everyone

E-Learning Provocateur

It heralded a new dawn in educational technology. golden age in which learning & performance would be transformed. Hyundai’s app prompted me to consider the relationship between e-learning and marketing in the corporate domain. How about combining e-learning with marketing to engage customers? So don’t just educate your staff. Educate everyone.

The learnification of education

E-Learning Provocateur

I start this post by thanking Angela Towndrow , a fellow Aussie whom I met virtually via a mooc, and from whom I continue to draw insights on things related to education. Angela pointed me to the journal article Giving Teaching Back to Education: Responding to the Disappearance of the Teacher by Gert Biesta. On the contrary, I see facilitation as a means of education.

3 uses of Virtual Reality in workplace education

E-Learning Provocateur

I’m always surprised when someone makes a sweeping declaration such as “No one’s using virtual reality in the workplace” I heard this very statement recently at an e-learning conference. Yep, an e-learning conference. We corporate folks can learn from our peers in other sectors who are pursuing these uses, and translate their ideas in our own workplaces.

Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy

GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. Aligning Gamification with Corporate Goals and Learning Strategies.5 5 Step Gamification Work-plan.5 on how it can fit within your learning strategy, or how it can support your business goals. learning modules. Conclusion.16

Infographic – The education of tomorrow

Dont Waste Your Time

This is one of the better ones -  The Education of Tomorrow. Here are some of the headline details from the infographic: 90% of college students and high school seniors (yes, another US centric dataset) see tablets as valuable educational tools. 63% of college students and high school seniors believe tablets will transform the way college students learn in the future.

Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Way back when I was just a marketing minion working in development at a nonprofit, I used to attend workshops and classes that would help me learn more about my industry. Yet, how much more could I have learned if I didn’t have to drive across town to take the course? Maybe it’s time to get started with online member education. Do they need continuing education credits?

Future educators

Learning with e's

What will educators do in the future? Certainly, people''s perceptions of education seem to be changing. They suggest that the future of education will see learning located in any place, with technology mediating all forms of communication. Others argue that schools will always be needed, especially to maintain the social context of education. Unported License.

Online Versus Traditional Education

LearnDash

If you were to look at the educational landscape only 15 to 20 years ago then it would look a lot different than it does today. It isn’t uncommon to see school learning management systems, flipped classrooms , online testing, mandatory online forum participation, badges & gamification, online assignments, and other digital components. elearning online learning

Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

Learning Retention for Bottom Line Results W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. Introducing the Axonify Continuous Learning Model.8 Over the past decade, most organizations have invested in Learning Management Systems. Employees aren’t learning more. effectively applying what they’ve learned to their jobs. Learning is still an “event.” learning process.

Education Programs Prepared With Purpose

Association eLearning

So, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there are different ways to teach and assess these various types of learning. It’s usually easier to create learning offerings for the lower levels of learning, like memorizing a definition. Creating learning objectives is a good place to start. Either way, if you don’t address your eLearning’s purpose it’s likely to fall flat.

Tool For Creating Educational Games

LearnDash

In recent years games have started to play a bigger role in not only learning but also elearning. There has been quite a bit written on the topic of games, gamification, and gaming elements in training & education. Gaming is proving to be a successful way to help learners grasp new concepts, but how do you actually create games with an intent to learning? Enter Gamefroot.

Remix culture and education

Learning with e's

Since then, several have asked me what I mean by remix culture, and how it applies to education. However, in formal education settings, remixing is sometimes seen as undesirable. There are many educational applications for remix. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. creativity Digital education Garageband learning Photoshop remix schools Technology

3 Trends of Digital Education

LearnDash

Digital content delivery is opening new possibilities in education. But how do you define digital education? suppose there could be a variety of defining figures, but there are three trends in particular that the digital education trend brings to the traditional teaching methodology – all improve learning outcomes. 1. distance learning elearning

Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

corporate Learning & Development inside out. employee learning challenge is ensuring that what is taught is actually understood and. In the next 12 to 24 months, many businesses plan to increase their spending on learning. the most educated decisions; leading. corporate Learning & Development. Learning is incorporated into each workday without job disruption.

The battle for education

Learning with e's

Education is underpinned by several philosophies, some of which are incompatible. As a result, there are many educational approaches, a myriad of theories and a bewildering number of perspectives. In the idealist perspective , reality is personally constructed by the individual, learning is also believed to be constructed, and all meaning is therefore negotiable.

6 Emerging Technologies in Education

LearnDash

It certainly is an exciting time to be involved with learning and technology. Because of the great advances we are making in educational technology, new doors of opportunity are opening in classrooms. Cloud Computing - If you are using some form of we-based tools, then you are enabling further student-educator collaboration. Resources: Saint Xavier University.

Mobile Learning in Education [STUDY]

LearnDash

Many companies today are getting into mobile learning, but so are grade schools. Grunwald Associates LLC recently conducted a survey on mobile learning in the K-12 space. Below are the indicated learning benefits that participants believe mobile learning helps promote: Curiosity towards learning. Makes learning fun. More Mobile Learning Opportunities. Participants indicated that they want mobile technology used for learning, but feel that teachers should provide more recommendations on apps for students to use. Perceived Benefits.

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The Future of Higher Education in a Digital Age

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If the student voice has so much power, as I keep reading that it does (when it comes to module feedback, learning resource development, pricing, etc.) then it stands to reason that the voice of students yet to reach Higher Education also have a voice that should be heard? ” YouTube: The Future of Higher Education in a Digital Age. The Future of Education.

The Importance of Implementing a Marcom Strategy for Continuing Education

Association eLearning

So, if your association is marketing continuing education (CE) to members and nonmembers, it’s going to need a marcom strategy based on detailed market research and a solid marketing plan. Marcom or marketing communications, is the branch of marketing that decides what messaging you’ll use, directed at whom, and on what channels you’ll place those messages. Step 1: Define the message.

Fabulous ideas: economics, innovation, #education

Ignatia Webs

The past 50 minutes I have been blown out of my mind with this 74 pages slide deck "Personal learning in a Networked world " symbolizing the synopsis of a keynote Stephen Downes gave at the London School of Economics yesterday. Beyond institutions - personal learning in a networked world from Stephen Downes Okay, back to my writing work. Really.

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Learning Myths: Debunked

Association eLearning

Perhaps the most pervasive myth about education is the ubiquitous “learning styles” myth. Many of those hits are, tellingly, for websites trying to sell you their “learning styles” program. But these are not “learning styles” as such and should be treated with more respect. Daniel Willingham  Learning Styles FAQ. Tweet This!

EDUCATE EVERYONE

Learnnovators

The post EDUCATE EVERYONE appeared first on Learnnovators. Augmented Reality E-Learning Learning Consulting AR e-learning L&D Learnnovators MOOC Ryan Tracey

Facebook Guide for Educators

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This guide, written in collaboration with many organisations including Apps For Good and the Gates Foundation, is “aimed at educators working with young people within schools, colleges, universities, work based learning, formal and informal learning settings.” Facebook Guide for Educators: A tool for teaching and learning.

Education Industry Experts build interactivity into eLearning - Their Experience

Raptivity

Recently, four leading experts from education industry came together to share their experience of working with Raptivity for creating learning interactions. The industry veterans spoke at length how they have leveraged Raptivity in their learning environment to create compelling, enriching courseware. Raptivity enabled Dr. Karina Kasztelnik to create online quizzes quickly.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs). Diigo K-12 Education Groups. Groups.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs). Diigo K-12 Education Groups. Groups.

Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide

JPL Learning

Video Interview with Select Medical’s Director of Education and Development,  Lynn Wonsick. As Select’s education leader, Lynn Wonsick aligns, coordinates, creates and distributes educational programs for more than 40,000 geographically- dispersed clinical and administrative employees. To learn more about Select Medical education and training, visit [link].

Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education

Association eLearning

Here are a few important things to keep in mind when valuing membership education. The first consideration you should make when pricing your association’s online learning is how much value it offers your members. To improve the perceived value of your learning, focus on creating quality courses that help your members solve a problem. Should you charge at all? Perceived value.

Video: Education Technology is the Future of Education?

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I came across this great video over the weekend, posted by Brian Kotts ( @ iEducator ). I was not aware  that the Norwegian and Swedish education systems were as good as is reported on this post : “When policy makers support and cooperate with practitioners, schools prosper and do well. Let us take an example of educational research. Future of Technology in Education #fote12.

#OEB14 session initiating Unified Learning Theory brainstorm #education

Ignatia Webs

The general idea was: all of us eLearning experts coming together to find a solution for an existing challenge (I know, I still need to work on shortening the format description :-) Format of session: peer-to-peer experience sharing The process was based on talking among ourselves as peers, and at the same time experts, after haven given an eLearning or learning challenge.

INFOGRAPHIC: If Learning Was Water

Learnnovators

Learning 101 with a quick, slightly soggy, metaphor. x—–x—–x—–x—–x. Arun Pradhan  has over 17 years’ experience in digital and blended learning. In his spare time Arun blogs about learning, performance and 70:20:10 solutions at  Design4Performance. x—–x—–x—–x—–x.

Disrupting Education

Clark Quinn

The following was prompted by a discussion on how education has the potential to be disrupted. Some thoughts I lobbed in another forum (lightly edited): Mark Warschauer, in his great book Learning in the Cloud (which has nothing to do with ‘the cloud’), pointed out that there are only 3 things wrong with public education: the curricula, the pedagogy, and the way they use tech; other than that they’re fine. Those bodies don’t understand why SMEs aren’t a good source of objectives, so the learning goals are not useful to the workplace.

Education learning management system trends

eLearning 24-7

Many in the education market are still in love with open source systems, such as Moodle. That is why there is an uptick in the number of commercial systems available in the education sector. Mobile Learning. This is one of the most shocking trends in the space – the significant lack of mobile learning in these systems. Social Learning. Learning 24/7.

3 USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN WORKPLACE EDUCATION

Learnnovators

The post 3 USES OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN WORKPLACE EDUCATION appeared first on Learnnovators. Gamification Gamified Learning Virtual Reality VR 360° Photos 360° Videos Activity Based Working e-learning eLearning Fear of the Sky Game-based Learnig Google Expeditions L&D Learning & Development Learnnovators Ryan Tracey The Body VR VR Headset VR Mars

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

Learning today happens everywhere, not just in the classroom. The result: helping people of all ages gain and display 21st century skills and unlock new career and educational opportunities. If you’re an association education or technology director, you might be intrigued by the possibility of bringing badges to your members. Is Your Organization Ready? social media). Summary.

Online Education Isn’t Always Glamorous

LearnDash

Despite its advantages there are still many people who are skeptical of online education. It is hard to imagine that the same learning experience can occur from a 100% online (or virtual) course. This all sounds so great what could possibly be the down-side to an online education? My intent of pointing out these factors is not to come down on online education.

Is education broken?

Learning with e's

Formerly a university academic and now a freelance writer, Audrey has courted her fair share of controversy and opposition, not least due to her forthright views on education, technology and a host of related topics. This interview was recorded for the EDEN YouTube channel, featuring questions such as: Is education broken beyond repair? Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Reading: Education and the Internet

Dont Waste Your Time

the internet, within the correct context, is a valuable educational tool and that specific skills are facilitated by access to the internet. concerns over plagiarism and originality limit the current impact of the internet for pupils’ learning. ” “online learning platforms should be widely and freely available to all pupils across the globe.”