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UL Acquires EduNeering from Kaplan

Kapp Notes

– April 9, 2012 – UL, a world leader in advancing safety , has acquired EduNeering , the leading provider of compliance and training solutions for the life and health sciences sector, from Kaplan Inc., a leading international provider of educational and career services. EduNeering was acquired by Kaplan, Inc. industry Kaplan EduNeeringLooks like it is going to be a perfect fit. Keep your dial right here for more updates and any potential impact on Kapp Notes. Here is the press release. NORTHBROOK, Ill. PRINCETON, NJ. ” Ms. About EduNeering. in early 2007.

UL Acquires EduNeering from Kaplan

Kapp Notes

– April 9, 2012 – UL, a world leader in advancing safety , has acquired EduNeering , the leading provider of compliance and training solutions for the life and health sciences sector, from Kaplan Inc., a leading international provider of educational and career services. EduNeering was acquired by Kaplan, Inc. industry Kaplan EduNeeringLooks like it is going to be a perfect fit. Keep your dial right here for more updates and any potential impact on Kapp Notes. Here is the press release. NORTHBROOK, Ill. PRINCETON, NJ. ” Ms. About EduNeering. in early 2007.

#ecocon #lscon session @JD_Dillon: How Kaplan build a smarter learning ecosystem

Challenge to Learn

A great presentation on the 5 year journey Kaplan took from old school training to an integrated ecosystem. Inspiring story with great lessons to be learned and practical tips as well. Here is the mindmap. Learning

ProtoMedia/Kaplan EduNeering Big Virtual World Announcement

Kapp Notes

Million in Series B Financing Led by Kaplan Ventures. Kaplan EduNeering concurrently forms strategic reseller partnership with ProtonMedia. million Series B venture financing led by Kaplan Ventures. ProtonMedia will use the funds to extend its leadership position within life sciences by further integrating its ProtoSphere virtual collaboration environment with ComplianceWire®, Kaplan EduNeering’s validated cloud-based learning management system. Kaplan EduNeering is one of the leading providers of technology-enabled compliance training in the market today.

Soren Kaplan #LSCon Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

Soren Kaplan gave a keynote on innovation that nicely pulled together a number of strands around how to break through some of our cognitive traps

Interview with CEO of ProtonMedia and President of Kaplan-EduNeering on 3D in Compliance Training and Collaboration

Kapp Notes

Here is a link to the interview of ProtonMedia's blog: What the ProtonMedia-Kaplan EduNeering partnership means for life sciences companies Ron Burns, CEO of Proton Media, Lisa Clune, President of Kaplan EduNeering and Karl Kapp (just some guy). It was an exciting interview with some really interesting answers to my questions.

SAT Prep--Just Like Playing a Video Game

Kapp Notes

Back in March, Kaplan , the huge learning company, announced that it was teaming with videogame developer and publisher Aspyr Media* to create Kaplan-branded interactive entertainment products and bring them to market. While most people think of Kaplan as a test prep company, the truth is, they are into all type of educational content and delivery.

#DevLearn session. J.D.Dillon: Transform users into contributors

Challenge to Learn

Live examples from his Kaplan experience. Great presentation about filling the gap between the real world and our instructional design world. Very inspiring. Enable your users to create content instead doing it all yourself. Learning DevLearn User generated content

User generated content; The next trend!

Challenge to Learn

Use Case: Kaplan, a global education provider in more than 30 countries with 19,000 employees, and an early pioneer of user-enabled eLearning. The world of training and development in the enterprise continues to change rapidly. Learning departments can no longer keep up with the demand for ad hoc knowledge sharing and training requests. 1000 courses created by subject matter experts.

Knowledge Summit--Talking about Social Media But, Will it Blend?

Kapp Notes

Today and tomorrow I will be at the 7th annual Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit. I'll be doing a book signing, facilitating a video interview about the strategic relationship between ProtonMedia and Kaplan-EduNeering with Lisa Clune and Ron Burns and generally mixing with a great group of folks. have been to many EduNeering Knowledge Summits and always have a great time. Web 2.0

Leave Learning to Employees, sort of

Jay Cross

This article describes the CLO of Kaplan as he adapts to a world where employees can route around learning to find their own content. Kaplan set up a wiki that has proved very successful. (I’d call this working smarter, not learning, but that’s not a big issue). Leave Learning to Employees. By Kate Everson. CLO magazine November 2015. They don’t need him any more. What nonsense.

Assima Announces the Acquisition of Kaplan Learning Technologies by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Assima is extending its product portfolio into the mid-level market with authoring tools STT and Atlantic-Link. Development Strategies Management Strategies Tools

Developing your own Personal Learning Network (PLN) #edtech

Dont Waste Your Time

and Kaplan, P., One of the best examples I’ve come across, when looking at how you can utilise social media to form and develop a personal learning network is from my friends Sue Beckingham ( @suebecks ) and David Walker ( @drdjwalker ). Time to put that right – here it is: Using social media to develop your own personal learning network from Sue Beckingham. References. Suter, V.,

3D Slideshows and Interviews

Kapp Notes

Presentation given at Penn State) Interviews RWD Speaks about Using 3D Virtual Environments for Learning and Collaboration Interview with CEO of ProtonMedia and President of Kaplan-EduNeering on 3D in Compliance Training and Collaboration Interview of Tony and Karl at Metanomics (Done in world of Second Life) Karl Kapp on Learning in 3D (audio interview) Video Visit with Learning in 3D co-author, Karl Kapp (at the ProtonMedia blog) __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. all in one place).

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Bloomsburg University Instructional Technology Students Win Awards

Kapp Notes

Both Jessica and Anthony (as well as most of our students this semester) already have jobs working at Kaplan-EduNeering and BMS. Last night I had the pleasure of attending the Bloomsburg University College of Science and Technology Spring Honors Symposium and students from a number of departments were honored. Left to right, BU President David L. Even if it seems silly at the time.

Yes, Ok, I Admit, I've Stayed at the Mayflower Hotel, but.

Kapp Notes

Last year I was a speaker at the Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit. No, I am not "Client Number 10" from the infamous Eliot Spitzer scandal. My stay was perfectly above board. spoke on the topic of Games and the Gamer Generation to over 100 people and had a chance to do a book signing. Unfortunately, she lost the patient. Performing virtual surgery with the Wii. technologies.

Create a Collaborative Company Culture with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

In the article Strategies for Collaborative Learning , Soren Kaplan says that the buddy system is basically “a support structure…that keeps people engaged,” where learners are responsible for “joint participation and contribution (co-development of a case study, alternating postings in the discussion area, etc.).”. In 1915, Edward C. Register said, “None of us is as smart as all of us.”

I'm no Superman

Learning with e's

22 September am: Keynote speech (online) for the Kaplan University Village Conference , USA 22 September pm: Invited seminar at University of Queensland, Australia. Tags: Waikato University UQ e-learning Auckland University of Technology WCE Brisbane ulearn10 NZABE Kaplan Hey - you'll believe a man can fly! Mind you, but once I'm there, I'm sure I will have a great time.

Curated Insights: Why knowledge sharing at work is a good thing

Axonify

applied a very similar (and successful) approach to enterprise knowledge sharing while with Kaplan. Knowledge sharing has always been an important part of the workplace. Historically, organizations have relied heavily on tenured employees and legally required documentation to help people do their jobs. Shameless self promotion! The six key skills of learning curation from Carole Bower.

In Defense of Surprise

In the Middle of the Curve

Soren Kaplan''s keynote this morning made me start re-thinking my position on surprise. It''s a bit of a running joke among my colleagues. Wendy hates surprises. Yes.I am the screamer guy. I''m currently at Ecosystem 2014 (a branch of the eLearning Guild''s Learning Solutions conference - or what I fondly call the "eLearning Guild Spring Meet."). How valuable surprise is. How positive it is.

Curated Insights – It’s ‘game on’ for Gamification in the workplace

Axonify

For example, during my L&D work with Disney and Kaplan, we were able to realize improved motivation by applying concepts VERY similar to the cluster motivations Nick discussed, including social, mastery, achievement, and immersion. I’m CONSTANTLY curating online content about learning and performance. As a learning geek, It’s my thing—well—one of my things. Warning! Psychology ahead!

CLOs, Forget Executive Education: You Need to Invest in the Frontline

Inkling

When asked about how global organizations measure the ROI from efforts to train and retain frontline workers, John Kaplan, vice president of training and development at Discover Financial Services, said “not well enough.” ” “There are so many areas [where] these upscaling programs provide benefits, but the challenge is finding one to three metrics … instead of measuring everything at once,” Kaplan said. When it comes to planning a learning and development program, it’s easy to focus on the leaders that make the big decisions. Make it meaningful.

Crowd source your corporate knowledge

Challenge to Learn

started this process by talking to three companies (Nielsen, Akzo Nobel and Kaplan) who have already implemented crowd sourcing. I’m investigating crowd sourcing of corporate knowledge. You can also call it the use of user generated content if you want. Over the past few weeks I have spoken to dozens of training managers all over the world. Here are my findings. Use cases. My findings.

DevLearn evaluation: The gap is widening: We are in a crisis!

Challenge to Learn

Dillon on how Kaplan switched from 700 courses and PDF’s to a 70.000 page user generated wiki in two years time. DevLearn 2014 is over. I’m sitting in the pool area of the Bellaggio hotel writing this evaluation. Beautiful wheater, the temperature is in the eighties (29 Celsius). In an hour I will leave for Indianapolis to visit a partner of easygenerator. Let me explain.

The Biggest Myths in Learning and Development

Absorb LMS

In the early 1960s, philosopher Abraham Kaplan and psychologist Abraham Maslow independently described the idea that being in possession of  an instrument affects our perception. The idea, now commonly called the Law of the Instrument, is illustrated in the phrase  ”if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” . ” . False. False. You’re not alone.

Industry Consolidation Continues; Kaplan IT Learning Acquires Atlantic Link by Anne Derryberry

Learning Solutions Magazine

In the third major consolidation in the e-Learning market in 2010, solutions provider Kaplan IT. Learning has acquired rapid e-Learning tool provider Atlantic Link, Inc.

Kaplan IT Learning Showcases Atlantic Link e-Learning Solutions as SaaS at DevLearn|10 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

Kaplan IT Learning will showcase a new Software as a Service (SaaS) offering at DevLearn 2010, November 3 – 5 in San Francisco. This new offering greatly simplifies the purchase and use of Kaplan’s Atlantic Link software, the award-winning rapid e-Learning development solution.

Kaplan IT Learning Showcases Atlantic Link e-Learning Solutions as SaaS at DevLearn 2010 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

Kaplan IT Learning will showcase a new Software as a Service (SaaS) offering at DevLearn 2010, November 3 – 5 in San Francisco. This new offering greatly simplifies the purchase and use of Kaplan’s Atlantic Link software, the award-winning rapid e-Learning development solution.

Getting ready for #LSCON

Challenge to Learn

As keynotes we have: Soren Kaplan – Redefining innovation. Next week is the Learning Solution Conference in Orlando. will go there for the fourth year in a row. It is probably my most favorite conference (at my least favorite place). But it is interesting to see what is there, I’m always looking for trends. Douglas Merrill - Redefining Data. Cathy Davidson - Redefining the Mind.

Tell Me a Story

Kapp Notes

Last week I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the 5th Annual Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit (more about my speaking with Nadira Hira in another post.) I really enjoy these knowledge summits. meet some wonderful speakers and great Kaplan-EduNeering clients. Karl asks Stephen Denning about the power of storytelling. He makes a compelling argument. What a great idea.

New Whitepaper Released: Collaboration in Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

3D worlds 3D worlds lrn3d Avatar Kaplan EduNeering virtual immersive environmentCheck out my newest whitepaper titled Compliant Collaboration & Learning in Virtual Immersive Environments. The whitepaper describes how life science companies are effectively leveraging virtual worlds to successfully facilitate collaboration and training. The ability to fully immerse life science professionals in a safe and controlled environment for meetings, collaboration and training as is tremendous. They also allow for KOL to meet with people from all over the globe without requiring travel.

MOVING to a NEW LOCATION

Kapp Notes

have been asked by Kaplan-EduNeering to blog on their site. In fact, Kaplan-EduNeering moved all four years of my blog posts to the new site so all the information is in a single location and created category titles on the top of the page for easy and quick searching.we'll be refining as we go along. But.as of Monday, October 4th, I will be moving to a new location.

Kaplan IT Learning to demo Version 2.0 of Atlantic Link rapid e-Learning authoring software at DevLearn|10 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

At DevLearn 2010 in San Francisco, November 3-4, Kaplan will demonstrate a new version of Atlantic Link Content Point, Capture Point, and Knowledge Point products. These include a range of new features and functionalities that deliver powerful media-suite editing capabilities.

Kaplan IT Learning to demo Version 2.0 of Atlantic Link rapid e-Learning authoring software at DevLearn 2010 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

At DevLearn 2010 in San Francisco, November 3-4, Kaplan will demonstrate a new version of Atlantic Link Content Point, Capture Point, and Knowledge Point products. These include a range of new features and functionalities that deliver powerful media-suite editing capabilities.

Kaplan IT Learning to demo Version 2.0 of Atlantic Link collaborative rapid e-Learning authoring software at DevLearn 2010 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

At DevLearn 2010 in San Francisco, November 3-4, Kaplan will demonstrate a new version of Atlantic Link Content Point, Capture Point, and Knowledge Point products. These include a range of new features and functionalities that deliver powerful media-suite editing capabilities.

Session Notes: Breaking Down Silos @JD_Dillon #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

He supports the guys who work for Kaplan. JD was at Disney for awhile, AMC entertainment, and 5 years at Kaplan. How Kaplan applied social and how that has changed the way work gets done. So he said, wouldn''t it be amazing if we had Wikipedia for Kaplan? How is the work being done at Kaplan? These are my live blogged notes from the Training 2015 Conference and Expo happening this week in Atlanta. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. JD works in the higher-ed space, but is a corporate training guy. JD''s slides for this session if you want to follow along.

Virtual Worlds and Compliance

Kapp Notes

ProtonMedia and  Kaplan EduNeering recently integrated their respective technologies to create a new way for life sciences organizations to meet regulatory and compliance regulations. The companies have combined ProtonMedia’s  ProtoSphere virtual immersive environment (VIE) with Kaplan EduNeering’s  ComplianceWire learning management system. Here is an interesting move in the virtual world space. With this integration,  a company can now schedule, launch, and track ProtoSphere virtual meetings, conferences, and other learning sessions from ComplianceWire. Here’s how.