Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs
APRIL 15, 2010
have seen a significant increase in attention towards LMS both in terms of technology and also in terms of the end value being delivered by it to an organization, its end users (learners, instructors, and administrators). list below a list of top 13 blogs (in alphabetical order) that we follow for LMS (and learning technology): ALearning. Educause – Learning Technologies.
Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013
AUGUST 14, 2013
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.
Learning Technology Trends in 2016
AUGUST 3, 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. This leaves 60% for content, social technology, mobile technology, and new developments.
How companies are rethinking their approach to learning technology
DECEMBER 3, 2015
Each year, the Brandon Hall Research Group publishes its findings from a survey of organizations that use LMS. 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.
10 hot topic talks at Learning Technologies 2016
JANUARY 26, 2016
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!
Wearable Computing Technology In Learning
APRIL 23, 2013
We’ve been tracking the growth of wearable computing devices and associated technology as they are likely to have interesting implications for learning technology. In addition to seeing technology companies attempting to make a market of these technologies, there is also significant research emerging from academia around this area, couple of interesting papers -.
10 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 28
OCTOBER 5, 2011
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?
Hiring a Technology Consultant
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
CIOs, CTOs, and other technology executives are often saddled with problems that their staff hasn’t demonstrated an ability to solve, either due to a lack of knowledge, resources, or drive. These problems usually have a direct and measurable effect on the business value being delivered by the technology group, and certainly can cause angst amongst the rest of the business leadership.
The Ecosystem of Learning Technologies: 8 Points For Immersive Training
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
The abundant use of technology in all contexts of life, work, education, entertainment or any other you can imagine and we haven’t, has led to the development of an vast ecosystem of tech. The study of the interactions and interrelations between these technologies in different contexts constitutes the ecology of learning technologies. Let’s find out in this article.
Does a Slow Down in Self-Paced E-Learning Signal Growth for Other Learning Technologies?
ATD Learning Technologies
JANUARY 10, 2016
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. According to Ambient research, U.S. But is this good news for other learning tech options that have been positioned for growth? revenues will drop from the $21.3 reached in 2015 to $18.6
17 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 15
MARCH 1, 2011
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.
New Learning Technology Research – Be A Part Of It
JUNE 25, 2012
We have always believed in helping organisations perform better by effective use of learning technologies. Towards Maturity’s independent industry benchmark reports effectively help organisations to identify and adopt effective practices in workplace learning. record 600 organisations participated in the 2011 research. The reason? Quite simple. Same vision.
12 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 26
AUGUST 3, 2011
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.
Preliminary Research Validates MindMeld SME Collaboration Model
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
The book was the result of my seven years of doctorate research at the University of Wisconsin into best practices for developing online interactive learning objects (ILOs). Learn more at www.mindmeldbook.com. The contents of a design journal, design documents, and interviews were analyzed and focus-coded around the research questions. Works cited: 1. Madison: Atwood. 2.
What is Learning in the Age of Technology?
DECEMBER 20, 2016
While the definition of learning has been debated for centuries, for the purposes of this article we will define learning as a process for acquiring new information that when internalized results in change or transformation. What happens when information production and dissemination outpace learning? appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.
Technology makes a difference
Learning with e's
DECEMBER 7, 2015
Interactive tools engage learners I have often heard the argument that there is no evidence that technology improves learning. This is a vacuous claim that is either a) based on ignorance of the available research literature, or b) possibly the result of a deep seated fear, mistrust or dislike of technology in general. Technology does make a difference.
The Race between Learning and Technology
Your Training Edge
APRIL 5, 2016
Well, this post is going to be quite significant since it discusses an ever popular buzz comparing the learning with technology. Well, to be honest, I would first be starting with technology as a compliment for learning, since being a trainer I witnessed a number of technologies since last decades that just transformed the training and development industry.
18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
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.
ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research
JULY 24, 2012
Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. ASTD conducted a free webinar on that research report this week. Manager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm). Kevin believes it’s the tablets that have really got mobile learning started.
18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 11
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Talks how games are not just fun and engaging, but bring about effective learning as well. 4. In a new report, market research firm Gartner forecasts that global mobile app store revenues will triple from $5.2 Seems like, the war between social networking sites is far from over.
Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?
Your Training Edge
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
You must have seen in many of the previous posts by yourtrainingedge.com  the revolutions taking place in corporate learning and development brought about advancement in technology. And the great thing is that most of the newer technologies being launched in this regard are increasingly cost effective as well. Let’s explore this debate here. population. All Rights Reserved.
9 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –22
MAY 13, 2011
Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Read on to learn some specific re-design tips that work. 2. Globalizing E-learning For International Audiences. Research shows that learners learn best in their native language and familiar cultural context, by respecting local languages and cultures at every level.
The influence of social media for learning - technology is more than just a means to a goal
Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning
OCTOBER 14, 2015
I often hear: "technology is just a tool and should be the starting point, let's start with the goal and the technology will follow". The tech does not matter if we achieve our goal." In this blog post, I argue that technology is much more than a means. Social technology is a driving force behind social learning. Technology is means or a goal?
LMS RFP Tips: How to Find Your Best Learning Technology Fit
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Request for Proposal (RFP) is one of the most widely used yet controversial tools for learning management systems buyers. Want a handy guide to learning tech terms? There are nearly 700 vendors specializing in learning solutions for corporate, academic, association and continuing education needs. Current State of Learning. Or Something More? Some people hate them.
New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better
Your Training Edge
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
Largely, these changes have been due to more investment and research into the development of digital learning environments. As more institutions have experimented with them, and more research has been done about how to improve online learning, new pedagogical approaches and technologies have come on the scene. They can: Provide engaging learning challenges.
Reputation in Social Learning Technologies
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
Reputation in social learning technologies is what people use as an indicator of trust, value and usefulness. When a person is in search of an answer to a question, it is reasonable for them to ask who created the answer or the content, yet many learning technologies fail to quickly answer this basic question. During the past five years, a number of researchers have studied reputation systems and explained why they are important to have online and embedded within systems where peers share information. Exposing
Corporate Training’s $70+ Billion Dirty Secret
JULY 16, 2015
Art Kohn Bersin Brain Continuous Learning Corporate Learning corporate training Education elearning Future of education future of learning instructional design L&D Learning and Development Learning Blogs learning technologies Learning Technology MOOC Training & Development Bersin research cognitive psychology Corporate Training online learning retention rates statistics on training training retention
SMBs and Social Learning Technologies
APRIL 2, 2009
Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. Benefits to SMBs: faster response, resilient, lower costs without sacrificing learning, increased productivity, supplements other training. As part of a learning plan. Action Plan.
Trends in Technology-aided Learning: 2015 and Beyond
JANUARY 4, 2015
Today, the effectiveness as well as cost-effectiveness of technology-aided learning is an established fact – both within and outside the corporate world. Technology-aided learning is now a huge and booming industry, with an estimated market value of $107 billion in 2015 (Source: Forbes.com). Learning too is evolving, along with other evolving technologies.
Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 8
JANUARY 11, 2011
Collaboration tools let you create, edit, share, discuss, engage, communicate and collaborate with others in a meaningful way that helps us learn from each other. From e-Learning to iPad: How to Adjust the User Interface. How can e-Learning, or computer based training, be more effective? Seven Technologies That Will Rock 2011. Will’s Learning Landscape Model.
Proactive, Not Reactive: Strategic with Technology
JANUARY 10, 2014
A Research Review. “…we abandoned the term e-learning entirely.” Bold words grace the second paragraph of the latest research done by Tagoras founders Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele. In their freshly published (and free to download!) Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, founders of Tagoras and authors of Association Learning + Technology. ” Wow! Bold
When It Comes to Technology, All That Glitters Is Not Gold
AUGUST 24, 2016
These are heady days for learning leaders. Executives rely on them to rapidly build employee’s skills, and vendors offer an array of dazzling new learning technologies that promise to make employees better, faster and more engaged at work. That is a mistake. “It doesn’t matter how great the technology is, if learners won’t use it, it does no one any good,” Johnson said.
Choosing the Best Social Learning Technology for Your Enterprise
FEBRUARY 10, 2014
You’re a business owner or HR professional who wants to encourage your employees to learn from one another. You’re stuck on the big question: Which social enterprise learning technology is the best fit? Before you do anything else, you need to identify exactly what it is you’re trying to accomplish with your social learning technology. apps and websites skyrocket.
LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing
OCTOBER 13, 2016
I have now formally reviewed 125 of the potential 700 learning management solutions available in the world. As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors. In the learning technology market, focus creates business value and winning vendors have it! Absolutely.