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How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. ” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ The research isn’t heartening. We also have been “learning-out-loud” and “working-out-loud”, thereby trying our best to practice this form of learning.

Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

In the name of fellowship and bringing all of us around the world together, now more than ever before, the calling out of THE TOP PICKS of E-LEARNING 2016 is the first step (okay, maybe not the first step, but for this post.). bring you my top picks for a wide swath of products on the online learning space. Ability to use, re-use assets i.e. resuable learning objects.

Redefining learning spaces

Learning with e's

I have just posted up a FaceBook site to announce next year's Plymouth eLearning Conference (23-24 April, 2009). Next year we will be under the banner of 'Crossing Boundaries: Redefining Learning Space'. We will focus on new practices, new technologies, new environments and new learning. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. LMSs/LCMS/CMS/learning platforms in commercial and open space continued their presence. know its in the buzz phase, but every day new apps are being developed and launched in the commercial space. If emerging technology has taught us anything, it is only a matter of time until it bounces into our space. Social Learning.

What I am hearing and seeing in E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

What has always amazed me are number of e-learning vendor web sites whose design looks like it came from 1995 when Netscape ruled the land. You also can’t leave out m-learning platforms, assessment tool providers, web conferencing, audio conferencing and a couple social platforms. Upside Learning. Here are the ways vendors are doing it (which explains why it works): Vendors create their own apps – it maybe as simple as a new gadget such as learning game. This is an exciting time to be in the e-learning space. Learning 24/7. Coggno.

Learning in 3D Week 4 Stops for Blog Book Tour

Kapp Notes

And, join us on Facebook at the Learning in 3D page. Tour Stops Day Sixteen 02/01/10 Gordon Snyder's blog Information & Communications Technology Blog Day Seventeen 02/02/10 Koreen Olbrich's Learning in Tandem Day Eighteen 02/03/10 Bart Pursel at Virtual Learning Worlds. Day Nineteen 02/04/10 Clive Shepherd(already posted due to a vacation) Learning in 3D: a stop on the world blog book tour Day Twenty 02/05/10 Tom Werner who has a Brandon Hall Research blog. Here are the great stops for week 4 of the blog book tour. Blog Book Tour Recap Week One: Awesome!

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Learnnovators: You say that ‘survival requires continual innovation, and at the core is learning faster than everyone else’.

M-Learning Message Home

eLearning 24-7

He faced a similar challenge we in the e-learning world suffer from today – not enough information on the mobile frontier. Except our space isn’t the universe, rather learning. Mobile to Me is not necessarily M-Learning to you (from the vendors’ perspective). Mobile is still on the rise, with more vendors (LMS, authoring tools, assessment, e-learning tools, etc.) Those who know subscribe to my Linkedin group (E-Learning 24/7) will know that I recommend they just use the term TinCan and move on, but that is for another day. Yippee!

Instructivism, constructivism or connectivism?

E-Learning Provocateur

In turn, teachers enthusiastically transformed themselves into facilitators , guiding and coaching the participants to inquire, explore, discover and even generate new learnings. Yes, workplace learning has thankfully become more constructivist and even connectivist over time, but we all know that instructivism is still alive and well. Even in the e‑learning space, online courses are typically linear, virtual classes frequently replicate their bricks-and-mortar antecedents, while podcasts, of course, are quintessentially instructivist. Instructivism is dead.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries. a.k.a. Prediction #2. Bullseye!

False frontiers

Learning with e's

In education, the common objective is usually to learn specific content, skills or competencies within defined areas. Ostensibly, learning is an individual goal, and each student does tend to learn in their own way, using their own favoured approaches and tools. We refer to this as personalised learning ( a video explains ). There are other spaces to use.

The Future Of Learning Design

The eLearning Coach

If you are intrigued by the future of learning design, you won’t want to miss the second half of this interview with Karl Kapp. Karl: The biggest problem is that in the learning field we sometimes get seduced by the technology and forget the underlying learning need and, even more importantly, the underlying business need. It means mini-games that reinforce learning.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

There are so many cool ways to learn online now. Learn through Visual Search Engines. Learn from Word Clouds. Though Word Clouds aren’t new, have you used them as a learning tool? One of the best ways to learn is to look at things from a new perspective. OpenLearn has a Learning Space with lecture notes and discussion forums. online learning

Libraries without walls

Learning with e's

Libraries are shaking off this image, and embracing new technologies and approaches to support learning in the 21st Century. The answer was four-fold - libraries provide content, services, spaces and skills. Spaces Users of libraries need to be aware that the model of management of the physical space is changing. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

A Conversation with Andrew Hughes

Kapp Notes

Working in the space of 3D virtual immersive environments (VIE) is a small, but dedicated group of people who are creating some really wonderful and powerful learning. Andrew is very passionate about creating engaging, educational, and entertaining learning experience through web-based training and simulations. and an instructor at the University of Cincinnati.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

Less vendors are offering the HTML5 output, which seems to be strange, especially as more e-learning vendors as a whole are jumping right in. Again, this makes the most sense, and again there are products out there that do it (not in the e-learning space).  Ability to add your company’s logo to the video – at the bottom left of the screen – rather than just in the opening – a big win for those folks in sales or firms who provide online learning to clients. Learning 24/7. and then add text boxes, lines, etc. Audio Recording and Editing.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Learning Analytics 6. Video galore. Rovy F.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss. What I learned this week at the Enterprise 2.0

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012. As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!”

One step beyond

Learning with e's

To achieve its optimum effect, the use of any social media - whether it be blogging, wikis or any other form of sharing of content - must breach the walls of the traditional learning space. Social media are time and space independent. They do not operate within, or rely upon, traditional ways of learning. Facebook isn't just about friends and family anymore.

The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Most systems in the education space are still strongly focused on synchronous based learning. Other cool components that are part of this system, Community Content Commons – repository of learning objects, resources – created, vetted and assessed by the Epsilen community, external content providers including CSIS and PBS. Facebook and Twitter integration.

A Quick Look at Two 3D Learning Worlds

Kapp Notes

It is interesting that with all the attention on the Facebook purchase of Oculus Rift , the virtual reality goggles that immerse the learner in a 3D world, people have forgotten about the continued work on building and creating 3D virtual world platforms for learning, collaboration and teamwork. Enjoyable and practical way to learn a new language. Check it out.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

The arena of online learning is continually reshaped by technological advances. Just as we must pay attention to the latest research on learning and pedagogy, it’s important to be aware of current technological trends. These have the potential to redefine what it means to learn online. Related Articles: 10 Social Media Tools For Learning. Share this on Facebook.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes. 1. As stated in our previous post , the mobile learning “app” has proved its superiority over less compelling mobile web-delivered training materials.

m-Learning Evolution – From Native to Web Apps

G-Cube

As we work more in mobile learning and content delivery space, my belief is strengthening that instead of current model of writing native apps, web apps are going to become favorite medium to deliver m-learning for mobile devices. parallel movement in the desktop space further strengthens this arguments. Learning Research Tools & Technologies

Going geographical

Learning with e's

On September 2, I will be keynoting the Innovative Learning Spaces session track for the Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference in London. They can easily connect into and maintain contact with multiple communities of interest, gaining access to experts using social networking tools such as Myspace and Facebook. The month of July saw more than 10,000 visits.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

In the webinar, I brought up how LMS vendors were themselves perpetuating the myth of the bad things of social media (which is a necessary component of social learning), so, rather than identify the facts and data to potential clients who are concerned about social media and thus social learning, they instead do not include it in their system. common argument I’m hearing from vendors on why they do not offer a social learning component in their system. &# “Companies are blocking social media access at their site and/or have social media governance policies&#.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). You can use either your own 3rd party content authoring tool and upload it into the “Cloud&# and then wherever you are, output either to your LMS, or onto Moodle or even WordPress (they have a plug in for that) OR place the course in Facebook or nearly any solution that accepts APIs.  OR you can create courses SCORM 2004 courses within their tool which is in the “cloud&# and do the same thing. 31st).

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Learning Outcomes

Tony Karrer

My post on learning goals has some great feedback via comments and a couple of blog posts. The focus of the post is really about the design of informal / social learning experiences and my belief that they need to have context for what I call Directed Learners. Particularly, there still needs to be Learning Outcomes defined. But please don't read Learning Outcomes to mean Learning Objectives. Business Outcomes and Learning Outcomes This relates to my recent post about Improved Learning or Business Benefits. We aren't sure what they will learn."

Engaging the digital generation

Learning with e's

will Transform Learning in Higher Education The Social Web is transforming the way students interact with others, and is challenging traditional pedagogies, values and practices. Facebook, Myspace) and video/photo sharing sites (e.g. Such new literary practices of communication rely heavily on shared spaces, shared symbolism and the viral nature of the social web.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. hate when people see it as only Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. For fun, they toss in YouTube and say – look we know what social learning is for the masses.  Learning Portal 16%. Learning 24/7. No 36%.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

You have probably been bombarded with lots of social learning surveys over the past few weeks. Because without it, you cannot have social learning. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. And, let us clear up another point: social learning is not just social networking. hate when people see it as only Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. For fun, they toss in YouTube and say – look we know what social learning is for the masses.  Learning Portal 16%. Learning 24/7. No 36%.

Social Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

Is it me or does it seem that most vendors in the LMS/LCMS market still believe that with some smoke and mirrors, you won’t realize that social media actually must be integrated into social learning for it to exist? Or do they just drop the word, “social media&# , and rather say, “social learning and web 2.0″? After all, many have a blog, wiki, rss feed, a Facebook like page, with profile, inc. See, it is social learning. Social Learning & Social Media. Learning 24/7. ″? Not!!! Brief Background. If Web 2.0 process.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them.  It is too bad, because what they can do far exceeds what is available today, and enables YOU the end user to have the power and control to unlock possibilities for your learners – regardless if they are your employees, customers, wholesalers, etc. Twitter has APIs, so does Facebook, even Linkedin. Facebook. Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level? Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist.