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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 […].

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


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.

So, We Talked to a Vendor About Learning Technology…

CLO Magazine

Technology is absolutely everywhere, and like it or not, a great deal of the innovations that have evolved in the past few years are quite useful — for everyone. Learning leaders are no exception. Tried and true development methods like classroom instruction will never die, but for every class, there’s an e-learning or virtual course waiting in the wings.

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.

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. 

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.

3 Ways Mobility Elevates Your Training Programs


billion selfie-taking, snap-chatting, tweeting millennials spent a whopping hour and 28 minutes a day on their mobile devices in 2012. study done by AT&T and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council showed that solid mobility practice saved businesses a collective $67.5 billion a year in savings resulting from the direct usage of mobile apps alone.

What is the xAPI Standard and Why is it the Future of Learning Technology?


Get ahead of the learning technology curve by enabling xAPI in your LMS. The same logic applies to choosing a learning management system (LMS) with the right course content packaging tools. AICC was formed during the early days of computer-based training to ensure the compatibility between learning content and early training technologies. START A TRIAL.

Learning Technology Trends in 2016


Each year, the research firm Brandon Hall conducts a study across the Learning Technology industry to discover trends, desires, and new technology in the business. The top goal of organizations is to explore new technology. As the world becomes more connected through social media and online forums, almost half of the companies surveyed are looking for social and collaborative tools in their online learning. Current learning technology is second-rate. Out of all the businesses surveyed, no one gave their present learning options above a “C”.

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.

How companies are rethinking their approach to learning technology


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

Learning Technologies 2016 | What we Learned!


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

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

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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.

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

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

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?

Mobile Learning and Certification in your LMS

Web Courseworks

Mobile Learning, or mLearning for short, is not the newest trend to hit the LMS market: the “ fall of personal computing ” has been a topic of discussion on this blog for a long time. But mLearning continues to make the top industry trends as the expectation of mobile access to Learning Management System platforms becomes ever more engrained among learners.

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.

Learning Delivery: E-Learning and Mobile Gaining Ground

CLO Magazine

Two years ago, CLOs reported for the first time that self-paced and instructor-led e-learning courses were used more often than classroom-based instruction content and tools continue to evolve. However, e-learning has its advocates who describe scenarios or situations where e-learning – either instructor led or self-paced – is a more effective option. It’s About Consumption.

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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.

The Top 5 Things Organizations need for Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

My previous posts you must have gone through surely depicted the emergence and penetration of mobile learning in learning and development industry, as one of the means of achieving an advanced leaning experience. Like me, if you have also been engaged in this industry, you would always have immense understanding and recognition for the direction where the learning is led.

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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

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.

Learning Technology 2014 impressions


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.

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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.

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. 

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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.

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!

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Upside Learning

Know how work would shape up in the future, major ideas that would change the world of training and how learning would soon turn mobile. For all you Tech savvy folks, get the scoop on how technology wires the learning brain and how HTML 5 aids cross platform development. While all you creative geniuses can learn some of the great iPad tools for graphic designers.

5 Mobile Learning Trends In Vogue

CommLab India

Imagine you wake up one fine morning to realize your mobile has abandoned you. Such is the impact of mobiles on our lives. Humans, especially Millennials, have reached a phase where life without a mobile translates into the end of life. This sort of engagement with mobiles has lead to the rise of many mobile learning trends in the corporate sector.

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.

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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.

Time for Change: MOOCs and Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

Massive open online courses are transforming learning technology. These courses are now used by professionals and more senior people to learn new topics as well. The MOOC industry began with a strong focus on excellent content and the delivery of a complete and integrated learning environment. Today’s educational startups serve both video-based content with ease and have the benefit of nearly 10 years of learning in collaboration software, online assessment software and high bandwidth access behind them. Our learning environments are pretty far behind.