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The Future Role of Learning & Development


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.

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

Maybe your mind jumps to webinars or interactive courses in a Learning Management System (LMS). If you sign up for an in-person workshop but need to watch an online video that explains the basics before you attend, that’s an example of blended learning. The use of different delivery methods and learning strategies helps maintain engagement. Asynchronous/ Self-Paced. Advantages.

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

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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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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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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.



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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.

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!

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.

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.

Online Versus Traditional Education


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

Education Industry Experts build interactivity into eLearning - Their Experience


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.

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].

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.

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.

#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


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.

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.

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.

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.

Tool For Creating Educational Games


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.

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

You can help your members over the skills gap with competency based learning, career focused training, and micro-credentialing. Where colleges and for profit organizations put learners deeply in debt to earn a degree as a credential to get the job, you could give them skills-based education, focused on their career path, from their first day on the job to their rise through the ranks.

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.



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3 Trends of Digital Education


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