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Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. Nowadays, I have been observing that various new online learning solutions are popping every month and conventional classroom settings are getting even keener than ever to integrate new technologies into their content and strategies.

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Top 5 Ways Companies Are Using Mobile Learning Technology

Upside Learning

If engaged in the learning industry long enough, you gain a keen understanding and appreciation for the direction that learning is headed. Mobile Learning Developing Mobile Learning eLearning on mobile And occasionally you have the opportunity to witness a genuine ‘tipping point’ in the industry – the adoption of a new approach that delivers meaningful value for those who must perform at the […].

Learning Technologies UK 2015 Review

eLearning 24-7

As with any e-learning conference and event, the show wasn’t 100% awesome, that is to say, it had some areas for improvement, but overall I give it was quite strong. Purple – learning technologies.  Orange – Learning Skills. . That said, it appeared to me that more folks were in learning tech than in learning skills.  One vendor put it so eloquently when describing the two (learning tech area, learning skill area): “The decision makers (CLOs, Training Directors, etc.) Learning 24/7. I’m back.  Lands. 

Hospitality Industry and E-Learning Technologies – Some Experiences and Insights

G-Cube

Adoption of e-learning technologies provides a definite competitive advantage for businesses today in all the leading industries of the world. So the only effective way to implement impactful learning is to reduce the costs and increase the quality of training. Mobile Strategy: We understood that the learners have active work lives and are frequently on the move.

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Research Summary 2016 Learning Technology Study: Summary of Top Findings The technology employed to deliver Learning and Development has grown increasingly varied and complex. The cloud, social tools, mobile technologies, and other advances have created a host of opportunities for. mobile delivery (41%). informal learning, more than half of.

Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap

Obsidian Learning

New post Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap on Obsidian Learning. I had the pleasure of being in London last week attending the annual Learning and Technologies 2016 conference ( [link] ) there.  The technology has to work. What struck me the most as a learning professional was the role of the curator/s.  Blended learning at its best.

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read. I can only wonder at the pace of change of technology that the world has seen in last decade.

Learning Technologies 2016 | What we Learned!

PulseLearning

Top Topics and Trends from Learning Technologies 2016! LT16 A long foot soak was required after a very busy two days at Learning Technologies 2016. Conference Tagline: Mobile First! The post Learning Technologies 2016 | What we Learned! eLearning Blog Learning Conferences Learning Technologies 2016

Learning Technology at the core of The Connected Age? #LTHE

Dont Waste Your Time

hope you can see where I am coming from and why I’ve added this video to the #LTHE project as I see the Learning Technologist as an enabler, facilitator, manager, specialist, and even student in these ‘connected age’ Education settings: “Higher Education is a connected community, and connections can do transformative things. Enjoy this video from Educause.

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Find a problem with learning or performance first , think about learning next, and mobile learning last. Look for a learning/performance problem and analyze carefully if mobile learning is a possible solution and not the other way round. Also factor in their use of and comfort with mobile devices. Mobile demands quick, simple and easy-to-use.

Three Ways Mobile Learning Stands Out From Other Learning Technologies

ATD Learning Technologies

In this excerpt from Mastering Mobile Learning: Tips and Techniques for Success , Dr. Gary Woodill outlines three features of mobile learning that make it stand out from other learning technologies: clocks, input/out peripherals, and messaging. Click here to read full version

Canada’s learning technologies are HOT!

Spark Your Interest

Most of what I see around learning and technology (especially as it relates to Canada) is focused on MOOCs (for lots of news and commentary, Stephen Downes is a must read). But, there seems to be less coverage on learning technologies or products/services focused on the corporate markets. Coolhunting e-learning Learning Technologies Canada Gamification

Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact

corporate Learning & Development inside out. employee learning challenge is ensuring that what is taught is actually understood and. In the next 12 to 24 months, many businesses plan to increase their spending on learning. been huge strides made in both brain science and technology, resulting in a wealth of. corporate Learning & Development. work and learn.

How companies are rethinking their approach to learning technology

Docebo

This year, the group compiled data from previous studies and provided four critical calls to action for LMS-fueled companies that want to rethink their approach to learning technology. In short, the legacy systems have not managed to stay up to date with changing technology, so learners are left in the dust. The report outlines four critical calls to action that can help organizations rethink their approach to learning technologies : 1. Use technology to support the learning strategy, not dictate it. DOWNLOAD THE WHITEPAPER. Docebo Blog ELEL

The Power & Potential of Mobile Learning

LearnDash

Chances are that by now you have at least heard of mobile learning, though you may still be confused as to what that actually means. In the early years of mlearning there was some confusion but now this is an industry all its own with clear technology and instructional design methodology. In other words: ignore mobile learning at your own peril!

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Upside Learning

The mLearning flavor spills over into this week too as we scour the web for the best in mobile everything. It’s no secret that effective learning cannot be achieved without a robust strategy. Further, with the relatively less number of mLearning tools available and the myriad number of different devices and platforms, creating content for the mobile devices is no mean task.

Learning Technology 2014 impressions

Edynco

At the end of January we attended 15 th Learning Technology conference and exhibition in London. Apart from being able to present Edynco to the vast group of visitors, our attention was focused on the trends in technology based learning area. Micro / bite-sized learning. In this post we put focus on the trends on workplace (e)learning.

Tablet Learning – Neither Mobile Learning Nor eLearning

Upside Learning

There’s a definite movement towards delivering learning on tablets and mobile phones. It is quite common these days to get client requests for delivering elearning (meant for traditional desktops) or mobile learning (meant for mobile phones) solutions on tablets too. Tablets are very different from the PCs or mobile phones. Is that a good idea?

New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model

in learning and development and 1,600 learners. new approach to learning that aligns with the. reality of how their people learn and develop. many years: that people learn and retain more. that’s powered by social and informal learning. Moreover, accessibility to digital learning and. 70:20:10 learning model. Learning in the workflow 19.

Improving Learning with Mobile Technology

Dont Waste Your Time

A couple of months ago I was asked to contribute to an eBook about mobile learning and changes in attitudes and technology …   “what are the most effective uses of technology in online and mobile education?” Give them a reason to use the technology, give them a reason to engage with each other—and you—and the results will be amazing.

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources

Upside Learning

I’ve spent an inordinately long time writing a whitepaper on mobile learning trying to expound our thoughts about it and how it might be used in the workplace. I’ve been doing some research around it and I’ve documented some of the better links I’ve come across. If you’re considering mobile learning in any shape or form, I’d suggest you give these a browse. Mobile Learning Transforming the Delivery of Education and Training. Learning Org. Mobile Learning thinking: Get on your skateboard to keep up! Will at Work Learning.

Canada’s learning technologies are HOT!

Spark Your Interest

Most of what I see around learning and technology (especially as it relates to Canada) is focused on MOOCs (for lots of news and commentary, Stephen Downes is a must read). But, there seems to be less coverage on learning technologies or products/services focused on the corporate markets. Coolhunting e-learning Learning Technologies Canada Gamification

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Upside Learning

This time around we focus on the basics – learning and its right mix. We talk about the changes in the key drivers for blended learning, some fundamental characteristics of training to be followed, and the pros and cons of eLearning. And while we are on this, how can social learning and game-based learning be left behind? Finding the Right Learning Mix.

Does a Slow Down in Self-Paced E-Learning Signal Growth for Other Learning Technologies?

ATD Learning Technologies

The growth rate for self-paced e-learning in the United States is now negative at -2.7 percent, according to the recent Ambient Insight report, The 2015-2020 Self-Paced E-Learning Market. But is this good news for other learning tech options that have been positioned for growth? According to Ambient research, U.S. revenues will drop from the $21.3 reached in 2015 to $18.6

MOOCs and Adaptive Learning Technologies

Your Training Edge

Two of the biggest promises of CBT have been universal access to education (especially with the growth of online and mobile technologies) and adaptive learning—the ability to personalize learning experiences for individuals. MOOCs and adaptive learning have not quite gelled yet, but there are trends that suggest they will soon. What is adaptive learning?

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY.

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Upside Learning

Learning as we knew it has undergone (and continues to undergo) a sea change. Today, we have new forms of learning like – blended, informal, social, mobile etc. Learn about some of these new approaches here. Besides this, we also have some tools that will help you in mobile app development. Top 10 Challenges Of Blended Learning. Learning is no exception.

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Upside Learning

These devices, with their immense potential to enhance learning, are on the cusp of something profound; be it in the classrooms or the boardrooms. Also, learn about some interesting tidbits on blended learning and content authoring. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? More on this below. Know more.

10 hot topic talks at Learning Technologies 2016

Sponge UK

Learning Technologies 2016 is just around the corner, and Europe’s leading L&D exhibition and conference is bigger than ever. Multi-device learning One of the topics discussed at length in the. was mobile and multi-device learning. Brush up on mobile learning with our multi-device picks for Learning Technologies 2016: Talk 1: Love to learn!

2020 learning technologies

Learning with e's

It's difficult to see much beyond the end of the year, so trying to predict what technologies we might see in schools by 2020 is like staring into a very strong spotlight. We don't know what informal personal technologies will look like in 2020. But teachers and education leaders are beginning to realise that there is a huge untapped potential in today's personal technologies.

Top 10 Learning Technologies and Talks at DevLearn 2015

WalkMe Training Station

DevLearn is like being a kid in a candy store…for training and learning techies like us. Education and learning has gone through some radical changes and the fascinating world of e-learning is booming. There are scores of new technologies that are giving new life and direction to thousands of students across the world. The Top 5 Technologies You Shouldn’t Miss. 1. 

Top 10 Ways People Are Using Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

Clearly there is plenty of buzz out there around mobile learning. Yet the question I’m asked most frequently is – how are your clients leveraging mobile learning technology? […]. Mobile Learning In my role, I field multiple inquiries on a weekly basis. Many companies know that there are efficiencies to be achieved through an effectively deployed mLearning strategy.

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Upside Learning

As technology continues to infiltrate every corner of the K-12 educational space, mobile learning is slowly but clearly emerging as the ‘future’ of learning. Furthermore, you can learn some tips, techniques and best practices for developing mobile web apps. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?

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Upside Learning

As people increasingly embrace social media and new technologies with open arms, social learning, informal learning and blended learning continue to gain a strong foothold in an organization’s learning palette. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? How Blended Learning Will Change the World.

The Ever Changing State of the Learning Technology Industry

Learning on the Leading Edge

Over the last ten years the learning technology industry has undergone radical change. With a flurry of acquisitions and many new technologies now available for learning, it is increasingly difficult for a corporate training manager to develop an integrated learning platform. Evolution of the Learning Management System (LMS) Market. billion. The $1.8

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Upside Learning

This time around we decided to go all out on training and learning. And true to our commitment, we have covered the whole spectrum – from calculating the effectiveness of your training to delivering training to multi-taskers, from methods to engage learners with emerging and connective technologies to the future of learning. The Future Of Learning. Read it all here.

Learning Technologies UK wrap-up

Clark Quinn

I had the pleasure of speaking at the Learning Technologies ’11 conference, talking on the topic of games.  I’ve already covered Roger Schank ‘s keynote , but I want to pick up on a couple of other things. In addition to Roger’s great talk on what makes learning work, there were other stellar sessions. The afore-mentioned Steve did a advanced presentation on the future of technologies that kept me engaged despite a severe bout of jetlag, talking about things you’ve also heard here: semantics, social, and more.  He has a web x.0

5 Mobile Learning Trends: How M-LearningIs Changing the Workplace

Origin Learning

Mobile Learning Technology has opened up a whole gamut of options to extend the learning blend. No longer do employees have to rely solely on the usual means of training – be it ILT or e-learning. Suddenly, there is a growing urgency both among adopters and non-adopters to board the mobile learning train before it’s too late. Performance support.

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Upside Learning

iPad takes centre stage once again as it gains increasing foothold in education, with educators touting it as one of the must-have technologies and students preferring it over hardcover books. Learn how you can stay on top of current events, eLearning market stats, the future of education, the evolving role of an Instructional Designer and more. Learning occurs in many contexts.

Call for gender, mobile and learning research cases ideas

Ignatia Webs

If you work on a project, or idea which involves gender and mobile or online learning, make sure you get an article in to Ronda Zelezny-Green. She is the founder and organizer of the Gender & Mobile/Learning Newsletter , packed with news and now running up for its first year edition. And you can easily subscribe to the newsletter here. You can submit a proposal here.

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The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology

Upside Learning

As a facilitator for social interaction and for mobile learning, these networks are unsurpassed in mankind’s history. veritable third of humanity now carries a mobile communication device with some amount of computing power and sophisticated input and output features – that’s 4 billion people! One of the areas we see with the largest potential is learning.

Mobile Learning: 3 Security Threats & 7 Ways to Beat Them

CommLab India

Anywhere, anytime, on-the-go learning has become a reality due to mobile learning. It’s constantly evolving, as the technology focus has shifted to Smartphones from computers. However, security and privacy issues in mobile learning may play spoil sport. Technology experts say most third party mobile apps do not use secure connections for data access.

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Upside Learning

Another technology that has found its feet not just in marketing but more so in just-in-time, self-based learning is Augmented Reality (AR). Besides this, our technology-tuned ears have also caught some scoop on iPhone and Flash; finally, the marriage seems to be on the cards. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

In an earlier blog post, I had written about how Microlearning is changing the face of learning at the workplace. This post specifically talks about how a Mobile Learning Platform can be used as an effective Performance Support System. Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms. We unveiled our mobile learning solution – Upside2Go – at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011.

Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications. Tools to develop Native applications: SDK provided for mobile device. It requires MIDP/JVM on mobile device. Each mobile device has some variation in implementing MIDP profile.

QR Codes: Learning Technology

Dont Waste Your Time

It is a must-read for anyone looking for background or uses of this growing technology – while it may be a ‘fad’ at the moment, it has the potential to be so much more. QR codes as a learning technology. Another excellent presentation on the use of QR Codes in education and learning is from Australian, John Sandler. What can QR Codes do for education?