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Great Time Talking #Gamification at Masie’s Learning2015

Kapp Notes

Karl Kapp and Elliott Masie riffing on games and gamification for learning at Learning2015 in Orlando, FL. Last week I had the honor and privileged of being one of the keynote speakers at Elliott Masie’s Learning2015 Conference in Orlando, FL. Elliott Masie kicking off Learning2015. Sal Khan speaking with Elliott Masie at Learning2015. Gamification Out and About

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3 burning questions inspired by Masie’s Learning 2015

Sponge UK

“Leave this conference with questions not answers,” urged Elliott Masie , as the curtain fell on his 25th annual extravaganza, Learning 2015. Paine’s point is that we need to change traditional views on workplace learning by using neuroscientific research to inform and improve learning design. Three questions jumped out for me – none of them are answered easily.

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Elliott Masie on user experience, global learning and sharing our turf

Sponge UK

Elliott Masie is probably the world’s most influential learning expert, not to mention the most entertaining and inspiring. Video: Elliott Masie on the importance of data for L&D. One of the things you do at the Masie Learning Lab is to explore the usability of new technologies for learning.  You bet! The average learner has an over-abundance of content.

Impressions of the Masie Learning 2011 Conference

Social Learning

Last week I was fortunate to attend the Learning 2011 conference, organized every year by Elliott Masie.  So in this month’s blog I wanted to talk about some general impressions I had there. Masie himself had some interesting ideas about creating apps that dashboard content that can be individualized to a user’s learning needs. Mobile Technology: The Future of Learning?

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Make Learning Supportive and Available Everywhere

Integrated Learnings

Thoughts on Elliot Masie's Lectora User Conference Keynote. This year's 2011 Lectora user conference provided my first opportunity to hear learning futurist Elliot Masie ( of The Masie Center ) speak live; he didn't disappoint. As Masie said, we are at an age of incredible learning development opportunity. By Jay Lambert. Learning is changing. Otherwise, it's irrelevant.

How Microsoft themselves use SharePoint to help 45,000 employees learn better

SharePoint and Assessment

Lots of people I speak to want to use SharePoint for knowledge management and aggregating and making information easy to find. know there is a lot of interest (for example within the Masie Consortium ) in this area. Interview Academy Corporate training Federico LMS Masie Microsoft OfficeTalk Search SharePoint 15 SumTotal SystemsJim is a Sr. Jim, what is your background?

How Microsoft themselves use SharePoint to help 45,000 employees learn better

SharePoint and Assessment

Lots of people I speak to want to use SharePoint for knowledge management and aggregating and making information easy to find. know there is a lot of interest (for example within the Masie Consortium ) in this area. Interview Academy Corporate training Federico LMS Masie Microsoft OfficeTalk Search SharePoint 15 SumTotal SystemsJim is a Sr. Jim, what is your background?

GE TV: Elliott Masie on the Future of Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

The one and only Elliott Masie stopped by to share his wealth of expertise with all of your lucky viewers! He heads up The MASIE Center , a think tank focused on supporting learning and knowledge within the workforce. Watch this interview to find out: The most exciting areas of research at The MASIE Learning LAB. The fantastic Elliott Masie is joining us. It’s powerful.

Hangout on Implementing Informal Learning this Saturday

Jay Cross

Why isn’t L&D supporting informal learning? Informal learning is important. In the current issue of Chief Learning Officer , IDG’s Cushing Anderson reports that these CLOs think “informal learning deserves more attention because it reflects the real world outside the classroom and knowledge that is more applicable to tasks.” (It’s number one on the list.) On Air.

Inspiring E-Learning Quotes from the Great Masters


This changes with mobile. ” – Geoff Stead (From our interview with him). “ You can see an evident shift from formal curriculum-based learning to informal just-in-time learning, and this is just the beginning! ” – Pooja Jaisingh (From our interview with her). “ The future of e-Learning is wide open! Allen, CEO, Allen Interactions. THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? Spark a ‘debate’.

Information or… Information?


“It’s not the information, but our ability to use or apply the information, that truly counts,” writes Elliott Masie, internationally-recognized training and elearning futurist and analyst. When I read this, it made me think of something an association education consultant recently told me about a misconception about the distinction between “information” and what I’ll call “informational content.” It’s just more information. After all, it isn’t just information, right? Example Scenario.

Free eBook on Learning Strategies


At over 100 pages, with eight strong case studies, the Masie Center has compiled an excellent overview of how learning leaders at major companies developed their learning strategies. This is based around identifying innovative processes, structure and governance, information systems, people and culture.&# Each of these areas is divided into informal and formal learning.&# For more about how Eaton accomplishes this, see the chapter, “Making a Strategic Learning Portfolio the Heart of any Learning Strategy,&# by Terry M. learning strategy is about innovation.

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Free Podcast Featuring e-Learning Expert Elliott Masie Released

Everything E-Learning

Helpful Information. -->. Free Podcast Featuring e-Learning Expert Elliott Masie Released. Lectora® e-Learning software releases a free podcast featuring renowned futurist, analyst and researcher in the e-Learning industry, Elliott Masie. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA. Lectora Online - EU. ReviewLink. CourseMill LMS. Community Forum. Products. Authoring Tools. ReviewLink.

The Transformative Journey of Corporate MOOCs


Learning 2014 : Elliot Masie is hosting a MOOCs & Corporate Learning Symposium at Learning 2014 – to be held in Orlando, Florida from Oct 26 to 29. The key speakers of this event include Sir Ken Robinson who will also be interviewed by Elliott Masie on the topic ‘The Learning Revolution’. How are the MOOC designs evolving? How will MOOCs evolve further? Predictions/Surveys.

MASIE Center Delivers a Daisy of a Deal


In keeping up with our trend this week of offering newly available and FREE resources to help keep you informed and up-to-date on learning and elearning, we offer you this link to the Masie Center’s open source e-book, “Learning Perspectives,&# with contributions by “40 Global Learning Leaders.&#. Many thanks to the MASIE Center for providing this great book! If you’re curious about the four key elements of training within the Central Intelligence Agency, for example, this is your resource.

Walking to Work or Carrying Your Lunch? Putting Content Into Context. Part I.

Social Learning

They want what they want, when they want it, and how they want it.  We no longer live in a world of blind obedience.  We no longer need to memorize and just “know” pieces of information.  We need to understand the process, but we do not need to memorize what we know how to access. This is where informal learning and performer support absolutely shine.  Never.  Beautiful. Steps.

Future of Employee Learning

The Peformance Improvement

This is what Elliott Masie, Founder & President of The MASIE Center, said this week at the beginning of his Keynote session at the Human Capital Media Symposium for Chief Learning Officer. Masie went on to talk about trends that have the potential for changing the field dramatically. We have the technology now to individualize both the push and pull of information.

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Support Elliott Masie's War on Frivolous LMS Trademarks

Will at Work Learning

I urge you to support Elliott Masie''s war on frivolous LMS Trademarks. Learning Organization Information System (LOIS),” by KnowledgeSoft, Inc. Continuous Learning System (CLS),” by AT&T Global Information Solutions International, Inc. Here''s what Elliott wrote in his newsletter: Help! Defend Learning Field from Patent Suit! The learning "patent trolls" are at it again. And, their strategy, which has worked, is to sue a company - get the discovery and legal costs up and up, and finally settle for a fee and stock shares.  Etude,” by Gerald Hollingsworth and GPU, Inc.

Will at Work Learning: Elliott Masies LMS Wish List

Will at Work Learning

Main | What Work-Learning Audit Reveals » Friday, 15 February 2008 Elliott Masies LMS Wish List Elliott Masie came up with a great and very insightful wish list for LMSs. It should be a place for storing, tracking and updating information on people’s competencies. However, it should also include other ad hoc interventions, such as placements, informal mentoring, attending meetings and so on. " They missed the point that the LMS sets up obstacles to getting to the information that the learner needs to do his or her job. Click here to access it.

Update from Masie Learning Conference and HR Tech Europe

Learning on the Leading Edge

I just finished a marathon travel-week which included a few days at Elliot Masie's Learning 2012 conference and several days at the HR Tech Europe show in Amsterdam. " (Slightly long blog post, but filled with information I hope.). Masie Learning 2012 Conference : Energizing and Informative as Ever. and some comments on "the power of personas."

Agile Learner; Agile Leader

The Peformance Improvement

I have to admit that prior to hearing Elliott Masie talk about “learning agility” last week at the virtual Human Captial Media Symposium for CLOs , the concept was not on my radar. One has to do with openness to experience, another has to do with adaptability to change, and a third has to do with the range of methods one uses to acquire new information and abilities. Related articles.

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Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning

Social Learning

quick Google search turns up lots of interesting information about the topic. Elliott Masie’s Learning Consortium defines mobile learning quite broadly: “We define mobile learning… as all ‘knowledge in the hand.’ It includes the use of mobile/handheld devices to perform any of the following: Deliver education/learning. Informal. million in 2010. billion by 2015. Techno-centric!

Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs

Upside Learning

To keep up with the happenings, trends, innovations, and other information on LMS and to ensure our teams at Upside involved in core LMS development, client implementations, client support and Innovation team are in tune with the industry we follow a host of blogs that focus specifically on LMS, learning technology, and related topics. Elliott Masie’s Learning Trends. Cheers!

13 Best eLearning Quotes


Designing an experience “The most important principle for designing lively eLearning is to see eLearning design not as information design but as designing an experience.” – Cathy Moore 5. So, let’s drop the “e” – or at least give it a new and wider definition.” – Elliot Masie 9. ” – Elliot Masie 10. They are both effective and affective in nature.

My evolving learning journey

Jay Cross

Or leaks private information? attended ASTD, eLearning, Online Learning, Elliott Masie’s TechLearn, Training, ISPI (then NSPI), and many others. In the early 2000s, Elliott Masie’s TechLearn (he came up with the name; ASTD’s TechKnowledge shamelessly ripped it off) was a fertile field for networking and sampling new concepts. Informal Learning Meta-Learning

2015 Reflections on Games and Gamification for Learning

Kapp Notes

Additionally, my speaking at Masie’s Learning2015 also highlights the fact that gamification is reaching into the minds of Chief Learning Officers and other high level executives in the learning and development arena. Books: Visit for more information on gamification and learning. billion USD by 2018. billion in 2018. billion by 2018. Final Thoughts. Resources.

ATD International Conference and Expo 2015: Will you be there?

Obsidian Learning

From the Hole in the Wall experiment in Delhi, where he demonstrated how just by having access to a PC connected to the Internet, the children from the slums taught themselves how to use the computer and gather information, to the School in the Cloud and the Granny Cloud , Sugata Mitra has been very outspoken about the importance of the freedom to explore and self manage learning.

Top 25 websites for elearning tips

Sponge UK

Elliott Masie’s Learning TRENDS. Elliott Masie’s Learning TRENDS. This web version of Elliott Masie’s Learning Trends newsletter is published every week and features interesting learning-related news and updates. If you’re looking for reliable information on anything to do with games in learning then it’s one of the first places you should look. Bozarthzone. Cathy Moore.

Presenting Next Week – Why Your Brain Loves Video Games

Usable Learning

All the relevant information is here:  [link] and it’s FREE (who doesn’t love free?). And for MN PACT folks, I’ll be the May speaker there next month , in between Tom Kuhlman in April  and Elliot Masie in June, which is pretty heady company

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10 Awesome eLearning Quotes

KZO Innovations

The most important principle for designing lively eLearning is to see eLearning design not as information design but as designing an experience.” – Cathy Moore, speaker, writer, and creator of the action mapping process for designing training (Self-employed)  .       5. So, let’s drop the “e” – or at least give it a new and wider definition.” – Elliot Masie, producer, author, and e-learning expert (Masie Center and Masie Productions)  .       9. eLearning educators are blazing a trail in this digital age. Here are 10 powerful quotes about eLearning:  .         1.

Conferences can be better, a whole lot better

Jay Cross

As in the workplace, informal learning at conferences has more impact than formal learning. Attendance at the events I examined (eLearning Guild, Masie, Training, ATD, Learning & Technology, Educa) is rising. The conference business is booming yet every participant has some major gripe about the way conferences are run. We all think we know better. It goes with the territory.

Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. T o implement social/informal learning infrastructure projects, learning and development professionals need to shift their focus from learning to earning. Power of informal learning in developing managers. Tags: Informal Learning company.

Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

Reading up on a topic in a handbook article written by an expert can only better prepare you to hunt down (and properly digest) whatever granular information you ultimately need to find. Elaine Biech (EB): Every profession should have a body of knowledge—some go-to reference that its members can use as a starting point for tapping into content and information. Enjoy. Authoritative.

The principles of learning

Jay Cross

Yesterday I came upon a 13-year old cassette recording of Peter Henschel, executive director of the Institute for Research on Learning , speaking to a breakout session at Elliott Masie’s TechLearn conference. It’s always informal. Technology is a key support for informal communities. Design the environment to support informal learning. It holds up damn well today.