The Changing Face of Corporate L&D
AUGUST 15, 2014
These survey results of the UK Learning Trends Index (produced by GoodPractice in partnership with The Corporate eLearning Consortium, The Charities Learning Consortium, Reed Learning and INL Consultancy Work) gives a fresh view on the current state of L&D in UK today. Click here to become a signatory and pledge to promote Serious eLearning. The result? What are the key trends?
The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support
OCTOBER 5, 2014
Moving Beyond eLearning to Performance Support : Here’s a (recorded) webinar from eLearning Guild in which Bob Masher (Chief Learning Evangelist, Ontuitive) shares his insights on moving beyond conventional e-learning to embedded performance support solutions using industry examples in a highly interactive way. You can’t teach people everything they need to know. Videos. Tools.
eLearning Guild Mobile Learning Research Report now available
MAY 19, 2011
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. And, yes, I’m speaking, running a pre-conference workshop, all the usual. :). In it, I review the latest trends in the mobile market, and then synthesize the results of the Guild’s member surveys.
Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JANUARY 8, 2015
He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. Learnnovators: You say, “We have been deeply concerned about the state of elearning. The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result.” The eLearning Guild’s Guild Master Award (2014). In our webinars, workshops, presentations, and publications, we quite publicly share what we do and how we do it. ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W. ALLEN (CEO and Chairman, Allen Interactions Inc.). THE INTERVIEW: 1. It’s not that difficult. How exciting is the scenario? Will we make them?
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
Typically, the training provider will run anything from an afternoon session to a several day workshop, focusing on topics like coaching or managing performance. 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. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. Our experience.
eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 5-6, 2012 EDUCAUSE Campus IT Policy Workshop, San Diego, California, USA. link] December 6-7, 2012 mLearning : Making Learning Mobile, offered by the eLearning Guild, online. Clayton R. v Mlýn , Czech Republic.
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. link] December 8-9, 2011 Lessons and Insights from Ten eLearning Masters , offered by the eLearning Guild, online.
The Accidental Instructional Designer: A Learning Solutions Workshop!
FEBRUARY 29, 2012
On March 19, I'll be leading a one day workshop in Orlando as part of the pre-conference program for the eLearning Guild's 2012 Learning Solutions conference. From the workshop description: Most of us working as instructional designers got here by accident, by showing an aptitude for training or expertise in a particular subject matter area. And now, here you are, responsible – in some way – for the design, development, and/or delivery of eLearning. This workshop will help answer some questions: What does eLearning look like today? So now what?
In Pursuit of The RIGHT Learning Management System (LMS) for Today’s Workplaces
JUNE 20, 2014
In this article, Patti Shank shares her insights based on the findings of The eLearning Guild’s research report ‘Evaluating and Selecting a Learning Management System’, prepared after the survey they conducted about respondents’ experiences of their learning management systems. THE JOURNEY: As you know, we are experiencing a major shift in the domain of ‘learning’. Surveys/Studies.
9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Dr. Partridge is an eLearning Evangelist for Adobe Systems.
52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning
DECEMBER 15, 2016
As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. Here are our amazing eLearning experts: Tom Kuhlmann | Karl Kapp | Ray Jimenez | Patti Shank | Bryan Jones. Ready?
E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014
SEPTEMBER 22, 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. Below is one of the highlights: Today, eLearning represents a $55 billion dollar industry worldwide, with that number set to double by 2015. Abernathy. Forecasts. Trends.
360-degree interactive video for learning explored at DevLearn
AUGUST 15, 2016
Award-winning elearning company, Sponge UK will be presenting an emerging tech workshop at the conference and exhibition in Las Vegas on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Sponge UK’s Head of Learning Innovation, Kate Nicholls, is hosting the workshop. News 360 video DevLearn Elearning Guild emerging technologies innovation wearablesNEWS: Using 360-degree interactive video to enhance workplace learning will be explored at a special session at DevLearn, North America’s leading learning technologies event.
eLearning Conferences 2011
NOVEMBER 11, 2010
Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. link] December 6, 2010 International Workshop on Smart Homes for Tele-Health , 3 rd , Miami, Florida. And send that to Clayton. link].
Mastering the Art of Storyboarding for Elearning
JANUARY 29, 2016
Storyboarding an elearning project comes in many forms and processes and is ultimately dictated by the project itself. Visually representing how an elearning project will flow and behave is difficult to convey in a storyboard written in MS Word or PowerPoint. Assuming all the front-end work has been accomplished and it was decided an elearning project is the solution. Me, too!
Are You Ready? Your ATD ICE Conference Bag!
MAY 14, 2015
Last year, David Kelly interviewed me for the (then) upcoming Dev Learn Conference sponsored by the Elearning Guild. You can see the rest of the Elearning Guild “What’s in Your Conference Bag” series here. Don’t forget the “Create Video Magic” workshop! There was a lot of good information captured from a variety of people. Google Docs. Twitter!
Balancing Personal and Organizational Blogging
FEBRUARY 14, 2016
In addition to my personal blog, I’ve also written for other magazines and periodicals over the years, including the eLearning Guild Blog, TWIST. Writing for TWIST has been an interesting experience, as the work that I do for the Guild exists in the same intersection of learning and technology that my personal blog supports. photo from Kristina B [link].
eLearning Conferences 2012
DECEMBER 23, 2011
> 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. link] February8-12, 2012 eLearning , organized bythe Instructional Technology Council (ITC), Long Beach California, USA. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. link].
The mobile agenda
Learning with e's
JANUARY 1, 2014
I also presented over a dozen live webinars, including keynotes for the excellent Reform Symposium on the future of education and the influential eLearning Guild. During the conference series, I worked closely with Denise Hudson-Lawson and Andrew Jacobs , two of the other invited speakers, in workshops on mobile learning. 2013 was quite a busy year for me. Unported License.
Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JANUARY 30, 2015
Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His tool reviews appear each month and he is the recipient of several awards for his work in eLearning, including a Lifetime Achievement Award way back in 1999. ABOUT JOE GANCI (President, eLearningJoe, LLC). THE INTERVIEW: 1.
Sharon Boller, Karl Kapp to Deliver Live Online Game Design Course
JULY 19, 2014
The course is part of the eLearning Guild’s highly regarded eLearning Guild Academy. Sharon and Karl have partnered several times before to deliver their popular “Play to Learn” game design workshop to sold out groups around the US. We also conducted a public session of the workshop at ExactTarget in Indianapolis. About Sharon Boller.
Play to Learn: Where Games and Learning Meet
MARCH 9, 2017
I spent a long time as a classroom trainer before elearning emerged. In my role at the eLearning Guild, I get to have a unique perspective on the industry. On a smaller scale, I’ve seen the growth of games for learning take shape via the Play to Learn workshops led by Sharon Boller and Karl Kapp at our events. The Play to Learn workshop was always intriguing to me.
Speaking and Workshop Services
JUNE 2, 2009
While I've been speaking and conducting workshops for quite a while, I've never really treated this aspect of my professional life … well professionally. He is author of the award-winning eLearning Technology blog, founder of Work Literacy , and creator of eLearning Learning. eLearning 2.0 Here are some examples of types of recent presentations and workshops.
Elearning Review of the Year 2015
DECEMBER 17, 2015
2015 has been a busy year for elearning with record numbers attending events, entering awards and joining in the debate about how to move the industry forward. Elearning games, video, blended learning and multi-device content were all among the hot topics. It was a bumper year in the exhibition space with more than 160 learning suppliers and more than 60 free learning workshops.
Where is Clark?
MARCH 22, 2017
Then, in June, I’ll be at the eLearning Guild’s FocusOn Learning event in San Diego. Of course, if you are needing a keynote or a workshop…let me know. I have to admit I’m thinking that workshops around the deeper cognitive aspects of learning would be a big boost to organizational L&D. So, where am I this spring? I was at ATD’s Techknowledge in January, and as this is published I’m on my way to Long Beach for their Core 4 event (sold out; if you’re one of the lucky ones there, say hi!). The post Where is Clark?
Attending Conferences a Must
JULY 22, 2016
The two main eLearning organizations I recommend are eLearning Guild’s DevLearn (we are presenting in November) and ATD’s TechKnowledge. Professional Development- Attending sessions and pre-conference workshops allow team members to hone their skills. I was inspired recently after reading Thom Singer’s blog post : “Five Reasons You Should Attend A Conference.”
eLearning Conferences 2010
NOVEMBER 19, 2009
Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 10-11, 2009 Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for Streamlining Your e-Learning Development , eLearning Guild Online Forum. link] December 17-18, 2009 International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society , 6 th , Bangkok, Thailand. Louis, Missouri, USA. ichov, Špindler?v
JANUARY 2, 2009
crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar. link] ResearchatAUC/conferences/ elearning/Pages/default.aspx January 11-14, 2009 Association for Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education (ACUTA) Winter Seminar – Unified IP Communications Applications Across the Enterprise and Preparing Communications Technologies for Emergencies and Disasters, Palm Springs, California, USA. link] com/ February 21-24, 2009 eLearning 2009, sponsored by the Instructional Technology Council (ITC), Portland, Oregon, USA.
The 2015 #mLearnCon Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources
JUNE 1, 2015
Pre-Conference Workshops. eLearning Guild mLearnCon Facebook Photo Album. Curated Backchannels elearning guild mlearncon mobile Mobile LearningThis post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2015 mLearnCon Conference and Expo being held June 10-12 in Austin, Texas. I am a huge proponent of backchannel learning. There are many conferences I would love to be able to attend, but most people can only accommodate one or two each year. Sharing these collections on this blog has shown that others find value in the collections as well. Keynotes. Docents.
Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy
OCTOBER 3, 2012
One thing I stress in my mLearning workshops is the fact that having an iPad-only strategy for Learning is not a thorough mLearning Strategy. In this post I want to share with you a great presentation I found on Slideshare, that inspired me for my workshops, and that helps me make a case for developing a multiscreen mLearning strategy vs. an iPad-only strategy. Send to Kindle.
How to learn and learn-to-learn
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
For example, the very first time I ran a workshop for the eLearning Guild, while most liked it two people asked for their money back. (I The Guild was somewhat reluctant to try me again, but I documented the exact two things that were wrong, and gave them my specific changes and why those change would address the problems. I naturally decided to answer in a blog post ;).
The Mobile Design Workshop!
MAY 4, 2010
That’s why I’m pleased that I have the chance to offer a mobile design workshop at the eLearning Guild’s mobile learning conference, mLearnCon. Mobile is coming at us hard and fast. Announcements of changes in the marketplace (HP acquiring Palm in just the past week), and new devices (Google passing on the Nexus One to tout the next gen system), are coming fast and furious. The devices are out there (mobile is outselling the desktop) and the workforce is increasingly mobile (72%, according to IDC!). I confess, I’m a design guy.
Join me at Learning Solutions for a Pre-Con Workshop! #LSCON
JANUARY 29, 2014
Well, actually TWO pre-con workshops! Join me in sunny Orlando this March 17-21 for the eLearning Guild''s annual Learning Solutions conference. On Monday, March 17th (I''ll be sure to wear green): The Accidental Instructional Designer A day long workshop where we aim to get more intentional in our practice as instructional designers who had no idea this is what we would be when we grew up! The rest of the conference looks to be a juicy one. I''m presenting two concurrent sessions on Wednesday and Thursday. Browse the whole conference here and register soon.
xAPI Camp – DevLearn 2015 is ONE DAY AWAY
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
The first xAPI Camp at DevLearn, the first of four events we’re putting on hosted by The eLearning Guild , is nigh upon us. The Guild helped us launch xAPI at mLearnCon back in 2012 and they have been a steadfast supporter of xAPI. The eLearning Guild is a terrific host and partner in making xAPI Camp available to attendees as a pre-conference event. With the Guild, we at MakingBetter have three other partners we’re super happy to work with. You’ll find Megan Torrance at her own workshop on Tuesday, sneaking in to speak with us.
Principles for Creating a Successful Virtual Reality Learning Experience
JANUARY 7, 2017
And, conducting a “Play to Learn” Workshop at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference. Karl provides evidence-based guidance, design and advice for creating engaging, meaningful learning (as well as some awesome gamified workshops and learning events.). Karl Kapp venturing into a VR learning experience. Introduction. Participant Centered.
Getting Started in eLearning
DECEMBER 8, 2013
I think like most people in our field, I am often asked how to get started in eLearning. Well, the eLearning Industry site has released " How to Become an eLearning Professional ," an ebook of tips for people interested in getting started. While we''re on the subject, I will add that anyone getting started in elearning need to be prepared to invest the time to acquire the competencies needed. It also involves becoming competent in elearning design. Following elearning designers on Twitter is another good way to expand your personal learning network (PLN).