Trending Sources

21 top elearning communities

Sponge UK

Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from each other in these elearning communities. Elearning network. The eLearning Guild. LinkedIn. eLearning Global Network. LinkedIn. Elearning edge. LinkedIn. Elearning heroes. eLearning Industry. Elearning. Innovation in Elearning. LinkedIn.

eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

Almost every recipient of the “Best” awards at the 2013 eLearning Guild DemoFest featured the use of stories within the learning solution. Visuals and graphics:  Along with the use of storytelling, the winners at eLearning Guild’s DemoFest featured heavy use of visuals. Our industry is notorious for chasing after trends. First, the sizzle.

Trends 155

Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

You can contact her via LinkedIn or Twitter. In this post, I’ll share the opportunities to learn and develop your skills by using LinkedIn. The discussions and resources on LinkedIn provide the eLearning community with resources, a network, and encouragement. There are numerous eLearning groups on LinkedIn. The eLearning Guild. Groups to join.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


After an academic career, Dr. Quinn served as an executive in online and elearning initiatives and has an international reputation as a speaker and scholar, with four books and numerous articles and chapters to his credit. The US Department of Education study that found eLearning superior to face-to-face had a thoughtful caveat, where it proposed that the improvement was not owing to the medium, but to the chance to step back and rethink the opportunity. Use Twitter, Facebook, Skype, Plus, and LinkedIn. ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D.,

3 Reasons Why You Should Join an eLearning Community


However, are you a part of an elearning community? Of course no one knows everything about elearning, but the information you do know could help someone in need - and that’s where joining a community comes into play. The relationships you are building with other elearning enthusiast should be considered a “you scratch my back I’ll scratch yours type of thing.” No need to charge for that.  . 2. But thankfully, there are guidelines when entering an elearning community and they promote positive online discussions. Joining an elearning community would be great for you!

eLearning Conferences 2012


Only listings until June 30, 2012 are complete as dates, locations, or Internet addresses (URLs) were not available for a number of events held after this date. => Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! An explanation for the format of the list can be found HERE Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook Connect with us on LinkedIn Free eLearning Resources Visit our channel on YouTube Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change ; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. Petersburg Beach, Florida, USA.

How to Reduce eLearning Costs?


Would you like to reduce eLearning costs? In this complimentary eBook, eLearning Guild members reveal imaginative ways to cut eLearning costs , and share insights on how to optimize your resources to get the job done more efficiently and effectively, without sacrificing quality.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

by Andrea on April 15, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , Training Development , blended learning , eLearning , social learning Recently, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote speech by Dr. John Medina on his book Brain Rules at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference.  We All Did. The rules really come down to common sense. Blog this!

3 Signs Your Training Department is Instructional Design Deficient

eLearning Brothers

Have you ever worked on an eLearning program only to discover your hard work was in vain? Being the proactive eLearning developer that you are, you dove into the deep end with the bloodthirsty sharks, head first. Instructional designers and eLearning developers know the importance of learning objectives. You can contact her via  LinkedIn. Buzzword Driven Complex (BDC).

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. Linkedin is an important application for me (although I don’t like their mobile app at all), I use it a lot to network and connect to people. Easygenerator also has a Linkedin group and I take part in a few other groups. Especially the eLearning guild does a great Job.

Attending Conferences a Must

Web Courseworks

The two main eLearning organizations I recommend are eLearning Guild’s DevLearn (we are presenting in November) and ATD’s TechKnowledge. Resume Building—LinkedIn accounts are enhanced with references to association membership and conference attendance. I was inspired recently after reading Thom Singer’s blog post :  “Five Reasons You Should Attend A Conference.”

What are They Talking About? (LinkedIn e-Learning Groups)

eLearning Cyclops

I belong to numerous groups on LinkedIn, some I am active in, some less so. Here are the LinkedIn e-learning/ISD groups in which I belong. The number of members are in parentheses.        e-Learning Guild (5,611) eLearn (3,416) e-Learning Network (3,178) ISD & e-Learning Professionals' Group (2,870) Instructional Design and e-Learning (310) Here are the topics that generated the most discussion in my groups. LinkedIn Social Media ISD e-LearningThis is with the intent of gauging how people are using these groups and perhaps what information is being shared.

E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014


eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014 : This post by Sharon Boller (of BottomLine Performance) lists her interesting e-learning predictions for 2014. Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014 : In this post, Manish Gupta (of G-Cube Solutions) presents his views on how the e-learning business will pan out in 2014. billion was spent on self-paced eLearning across the globe. Learning by the Numbers: Trends, Growth, and News for 2014 : This post by Simon Casuto (of eLearning Mind) takes a look at e-learning by numbers and sees the impact it generates.

The role of standards compliance in the elearning marketplace


I recently joined a discussion in the ELearning Guild’s LinkedIn group with this subject line: “How important is SCORM compliance today? Briefly, the party line in the group appears to be that the advantages of SCORM compliance are: SCORM Getting Started Selling eLearning Courses Has anyone decided not to use SCORM when developing content?”

I'll be at eLearning Guild Annual Gathering '08!

In the Middle of the Curve

I'll be at the eLearning Guild Annual Gathering '08 in Orlando next week and will be Live Blogging the sessions I attend. And, just to cover their bases (Good GOD, Brent - I hope you are not the only person there keeping track of all of this!!!!) - both LinkedIn and Facebook groups. The new job lets me out of the office more often (YAY!). Previous conferences, I've done an end-of-day summary. If you go to their PageFlake portal - you can see many of the goings-on at the session. Leave a comment - let me know if you are going. would love to meet you.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – A Review of Articulate Storyline [Episode 5]

mLearning Revolution

eLearning Mobile Learning Podcast Welcome episode #5 of our new podcast entitled “ This Week in mLearning. ” In case you missed previous episodes, you can find them HERE. Great news, our Podcast is now live on  iTunes and you can subscribe HERE. Please let us know your comments by leaving a comment here and thank you in advance for listening and for helping us spread the word about this Podcast on Mobile Learning. Below is a summary of topics we discussed this week. 1- Highlights of the week. a- Adobe Creative Suite (CS6) went live. Send to Kindle.

Establishing Connections on LinkedIn

eLearning Blender

Everybody talks about how great LinkedIn is so a while back I set up an account to see what everybody was talking about. So that raises the question; how do you establish connections on LinkedIn? After initially setting up the account, I did not revisit LinkedIn until recently reading a couple of articles praising linkedIn on Tony Karrer's blog. started off by joining the ASTD, and CLO groups and I think I'll look into the eLearning Guilds group next. And that's about as far as I went, I set up an account then didn't really know what to do with it.

4 Themes from #ATD2016


While sessions on an array of topics were well-attended, much of the chatter centered on formal training concepts, including eLearning authoring software, PowerPoint, leadership development and instructional design. We have tools like Twitter, Slack, Blab, Google and LinkedIn. We have professional organizations like ATD and the eLearning Guild. Vulnerability .

Embed 93

Weekly Bookmarks (1/30/2011)

Experiencing eLearning

Collected tools from a LinkedIn eLearning Guild discussion on must-have tools for freelancing. Tools for Freelance Instructional Designers « Design Doc. tags: instructionaldesign tools freelance. Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here. Filed under: Bookmarks. Bookmarks

Top 10 Cost-Saving Tips from the Latest eLearning Guild Report

Everything E-Learning

The eLearning Guild recently released a great eBook full of helpful cost-saving tips for e-Learning development called <em>The eLearning Guild’s 75 Tips to Reduce eLearning Costs. </em>The Snap! Learning developers and industry professionals are eager to share their tips, tools and ideas on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Click <a href=”[link] to view a company’s rapid development story with Snap! Don’t forget to check out the Snap!

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

LinkedIn is another social media connection tool that connects colleagues and allows them to join interest-based and professional development groups to grow their networks. Educators reach out to their contacts and groups on LinkedIn to get professional advice and support. Torrey Trust is my guest blogger. Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Groups. 1968).

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

LinkedIn is another social media connection tool that connects colleagues and allows them to join interest-based and professional development groups to grow their networks. Educators reach out to their contacts and groups on LinkedIn to get professional advice and support. Torrey Trust is my guest blogger. Her topic– personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Groups. 1968).

Trade Show Circuit 2013

eLearning 24-7

will be attending this year’s expo and reporting in real time via Twitter and my Linkedin group. will be attending this year’s expo and reporting in real time via Twitter and my Linkedin group. Again mixed on the seminars but overall very good, even for non HR folks.  I will be attending this year’s expo and reporting in real time via Twitter and my Linkedin group. Another show presented by eLearning Guild. Yeah, I know the folks at eLearning Guild will disagree, but it is an accurate assessment. eLearning DevCon. 2013).

Ratio 60

Staying Relevant in E-Learning in 2014

E-learning Uncovered

Another great place for discussion is in LinkedIn Groups. Christopher Pappas’ eLearning Industry. eLearning Guild gives several free e-books. Uncategorized Adobe Captivate articulate Articulate Storyline Articulate Studio authoring tools captivate e-learning e-learning conferences e-learning design eLearning elearning conferences lectora storyline studio As you dive into the new year, keep your sights on what is possible for e-learning. If you’re like me, you’re always looking for ways to grow and new things to learn. Find these programs here.


Free e-Learning books


Members of the higher education academic and research communities K-12 educators and technologists Workplace technology integrators Synchronous e-Learning - eLearning Guild (Update 11/16/2010: suggested by Miriam Ramos-Warth ) The eLearning Guild’s Handbook on Synchronous e-Learning is intended for anyone who wants to produce, lead, or promote live, interactive learning events on the Web.

Digitec to Exhibit at Learning Solutions 2013

Association eLearning

Each spring, nearly 2,000 members of the eLearning community converge on sunny Florida to learn, share, and connect around one common goal: to create more engaging and effective learning experiences at the annual Learning Solutions Conference & Expo. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. Share this on LinkedIn. Bio Latest Posts. Amy Bassett Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive. Tweet This!

Top 5 Reasons You Will Leave your LMS – and How to Switch Successfully

Association eLearning

According to a 2010 eLearning Guild survey, only 62% of respondents said their LMS lived up to vendor promises. Here are the top five reasons people are unhappy with their LMS, as cited by various resource sites, including Bersin & Associates survey (2009), The Elearning Guild – Evolution of the LMS (2009) and Wainhouse Research (2012): Why are people so unhappy with their LMS? 1.

There is no one ‘right’ online platform to support learning

Janet Clarey

At the eLearning Guild Academy , I work with experienced, professional instructors so when they’re developing courses I find they naturally support their live sessions with activities and enriching resources spaced over the duration- ideally using a students actual work projects. better retention) than instruction delivered at one-time. (follow One course. One class. One time.

Don’t attempt to convert e-Learning to m-Learning – they’re different.


Recently I participated in a LinkedIn discussion started by one of the Learning and Development Managers in my LinkedIn Group – The eLearning Guild. The LinkedIn discussion is still on, and group members will continue to add value to the global community that strives to take m-Learning to its next level and avenues. Mobile Learning can expand your reach.

Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

Before I continue, I want to say that I enjoyed her book, eLearning and the Science of Instruction , and I have found some of the research there valuable. In the discussion on this post in the eLearning Guild’s LinkedIn group,  Cathy Moore made this observation: I don’t have access to the full study cited in Ruth’s article, but based on the description of the games in the abstract, (1) they don’t simulate a realistic situation that’s relevant to the learners and (2) they teach academic info that learners aren’t expected to apply in real life.

Teach 97

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less


Most popular social sites like LinkedIn and Twitter are free for access. References: [link] , [link] , The eLearning Guild’s 65 Tips for Getting the Most out of your ELearning Budget. Most corporations perceive learning to be an essential and ongoing process. There are many ways to achieve this: Get the most out of SMEs. Use audio and video to create impactful learning.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Social Learning

This reminds me of a session I attended on emotional intelligence at the eLearning Guild ‘s Learning Solutions 2011 conference last month. This shift in leadership style can be characterized as moving from the “Do as I say&# leader to the “Let’s work together to find the best solution&# leader.  Leaders Yeah, right. Terrifying! How could that be a bad thing?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « At the e-Learning Guilds Annual Gathering | Main | Late.but Jon Stewart reports on Second Life » April 15, 2008 e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering - Day 1 So the general conference is starting today. I did a WAY early "Breakfast Byte" session this morning on managing emerging technologies - good turnout and amazingly consistent focus on FEAR as the leading problem in implementing new technologies for learning. Clay Shirky My latest additions to

Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

The eLearning Guild is celebrating it’s 10th year, and is using the opportunity to reflect on what learning will look like 10 years from now. reckon the learner has seen a significant move to more elearning instead of an almost complete dependence on face-to-face events. And I reckon most learners have begun to use technology in their own ways to get answers, whether via the Google, or social networks like FaceBook and LinkedIn. How has learning changed in the last 10 years (from the perspective of the learner)? For which we should apologize! 2. What