Great Time Talking #Gamification at Masie’s Learning2015
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
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
‘iPadisms’ from Elliott Masie
JULY 1, 2011
Last month Xyleme had the pleasure of presenting a webinar with none other than elearning luminary Elliott Masie on “iPad, a Game Changer for Blended Learning”. During this webinar event Elliott Masie shared valuable insights on how the iPad is transforming learning within organizations, and why organizations need to offer training on the iPad. They [the USDOD] want to be more agile.
Elliott Masie's MOOC Symposium Recap
APRIL 11, 2014
It is no surprise then that the Masie Center , a leading think tank exploring the intersection of learning and technology, decided to host a conference around such possibilities—bringing together 70 participants (including myself) at the recent MOOC Symposium in Saratoga Springs, New York. What does MOOC really stand for? For many, it was a matter of size—thousands and thousands of students.
Impressions of the Masie Learning 2011 Conference
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
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. For example: How do you provide a mobile learning experience without ensuring that your employees have access to the devices? Uncategorized mobile learning Elliott Masie Learning 2011
Free Podcast Featuring e-Learning Expert Elliott Masie Released
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
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. Lectora Inspire. Lectora Publisher. Empower.
Elliott Masie and the Emperor's New Slide Show
Clive on Learning
DECEMBER 1, 2005
Exacerbating the situation, The Emperor ordered all his officials to develop presentations of their own to provide him with daily updates on matters of state. However, I wonder whether PowerPoint is really the guilty party here. Surely, all this software sets out to do is to help us support our presentations with visual aids. Visual aids, you will remember, are a good thing. so consistent."
Will at Work Learning: Elliott Masies LMS Wish List
Will at Work Learning
FEBRUARY 15, 2008
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. While the tracking element can provide an essential tool to units outside of the L&D function, whether it is desirable to lock away all the knowledge for the benefit of a certain subset is a different matter. Will at Work Learning Will Thalheimers research-based commentary on learning, performance, and the industry thereof. « Starbucks to Shutdown for Training. Click here to access it.
ELearning People You Should Know
MARCH 26, 2015
The infographic below (created by MatrixLMS ) provides a brief biography for thought-leaders in the elearning industry, as well as their twitter handle. Elliott Masie – [link]. In any industry it’s good to be connected. Thought leaders help you learn about new technology, trends, and strategies so that you too can improve your craft. Craig Weiss – [link]. elearning
Stop Taking Employees Back to School
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
They are often easier and less challenging, and many do not yield a final result that provides upward mobility for employees. It assumes that a teacher is in charge, often providing content from the front of the room. We’re tracking a trend in the learning and development field — a shift away from modeling our efforts after the images from school. And I mean that quite literally.
Mobile Learning: More than just Mobile + Learning
FEBRUARY 24, 2012
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. Provide Access to performance support/knowledge”. Mobile learning seems to be creating a lot of excitement in the learning community these days.
Learning Intensity: Are We Setting the Bar Too Low?
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
What I like most over the many years I’ve followed Elliott Masie is how he thinks. I’m hard-pressed to think of anyone in our industry who spends more time thinking, speaking and writing about how to make organizational training more effective. The ability of the game’s mechanics to evaluate each learner’s interaction during each scenario allows the course to provide more precise feedback to the learner on their performance than other training experiences. 4. Games provide a more positive and memorable learning experience if they are challenging enough. Let us know!
Principles for Creating a Successful Virtual Reality Learning Experience
JANUARY 7, 2017
The book provides a model called 3DLE which builds from 3D sensibilities in VR (like sense of self and sense of space) to design principles (discussed here) with several instructional strategies and overall macrostructures sandwiched in the middle. To add to the growing body of ideas around VR, this article provide what Tony O’Driscoll and I call Fundamental Principles. Introduction.
2016 Reflections on Games and Gamification for Learning
DECEMBER 20, 2016
At the Masie 2016 conference my sessions on “game design” and “thinking like a game designer” were two of the top 10 most well attended sessions and my book bundle (my two gamification books and an ATD games and gamification report) was in the top 5 of books sold. the entire concept is discussed and several example software solutions are provided. Game-based.
Where Have All the Learning Portals Gone?
JULY 13, 2016
While almost every learning management system provides a central entry page for each learner, these systems tend to be fairly nondynamic and only lightly personalized. The learner might value perspectives from fellow employees who could provide knowledge on key topics mapped to the learner’s scorecard — and to be linked to them through internal social networks. Assessing, secretly.
The Best of eLearning in November 2015
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
This article provides good explanations and resources. 2. As John Blackmon, Chief Technology Officer at Trivantis said, “Lectora’s Responsive Course Design provides the solution that eLearning developers need for quick, effective mobile course development.” (The eLearning Brothers even added over 30 new responsive templates to their Template Library.). 3. Which one is your favorite?
Top 25 websites for elearning tips
JULY 21, 2016
Elliott Masie’s Learning TRENDS. Cathy Moore doesn’t post too often on this blog but each one generates a lot of lively debate from learning designers as they take on board the advice or use the tools that are provided. You can also find out about elearning events, press releases and access their directory of elearning providers. Elliott Masie’s Learning TRENDS.
Inspiring E-Learning Quotes from the Great Masters
NOVEMBER 9, 2014
OUR FINDINGS: Quotes. “ We need to stop being order takers and instead analyze the performance problem and identify all the ways to solve that problem, many of which likely include providing just-in-time support, often online.” – Cathy Moore (From our interview with her). “ Yes, we are pushed into non-blended solutions but hey, we’re supposed to be the experts. Where is our industry headed?
Conferences can be better, a whole lot better
JULY 29, 2015
Provide a generic ROI proposal for attending to send to the boss, saving people the time of working out the value to be extracted from the event. 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. Desig
Here Come the MOOCs
JANUARY 24, 2014
The three most visible MOOC providers — Coursera, Udacity and edX — have partnered with colleges and universities. “That’s an important topic for every CLO to look at,” said Elliott Masie, CEO and founder of The Masie Center, a learning and development advisory. Masie said MOOCs’ first O, for open, is another core principle, and could mean a few different things to learning executives. Perhaps a video course for employees at Allstate Insurance is also available for those at Farmers Insurance, Masie said. and Google Inc.
Learning 2013 Recap: Hillary Clinton, Broadway Stars and Trekkies, Oh My!
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
Earlier this week, I had the privilege of attending Elliott Masie’s Learning 2013 conference in Orlando, Florida. The Masie Center has a reputation for quality events with a bit of a dramatic flair, and Learning 2013 did not disappoint. Many attendees expressed frustration at the lack of features or lengthy set-up time of their current providers. Session Highlights. Events
Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech
AUGUST 4, 2014
The content between the two covers, in 55 insightful chapters and 9 luminary perspectives, written by 96 expert authors provides an update, but more importantly, takes a deeper dive into each subject area than the first edition. That is, it provided enough information to be useful to either solve a problem or be referenced in another work. Or at least that’s how I see it. Enjoy.
Evidence Is Essential in Leadership Development
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
Provide proof that leadership development programs have an impact. Elliott Masie is the chairman and CLO of The Masie Center’s Learning Consortium. Move from agendas that are comfortable and familiar — and don’t be afraid of change. Good news, Sarah. You have been selected for our leadership development track. We will be promoting you to a more senior position in the organization, and in six weeks you will be attending our Next Leaders Development Program. Is it good news? So why am I questioning whether this is good news? But why? Video access to coaches?
The Transformative Journey of Corporate MOOCs
OCTOBER 18, 2014
When systems start to provide the content I need differently from the content you need, we will have taken a giant step forward.” – Karl Kapp (in our interview with him). 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. How are the MOOC designs evolving? Predictions/Surveys.
2016: 12 months of learning
DECEMBER 16, 2016
March – Julie Dirksen Podcast The Sponge UK podcast got off to a great start in 2016 with Elliott Masie talking us through his vision for the future of learning; March saw it continue to attract big name guests. May – CIPD Show The CIPD Learning and Development Show provided a platform for many learning professionals to talk about how they’re developing talent within their organisations.
The principles of learning
JULY 7, 2013
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. From extensive fieldwork, the Institute for Research on Learning developed seven Principles of Learning that provide important guideposts for organizations. It’s richer.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning
FEBRUARY 27, 2007
Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". Maybe its managers or mentors who have to provide guidance -- on-the-fly instructional design. (I do think DIY Learning is a better term than Informal Learning -- if were gonna use labels at all.) Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. It has to be DIY, user-driven and uncontrolled. Tests. Grades. Maybe.
Walking to Work or Carrying Your Lunch? Putting Content Into Context. Part I.
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
How was it that he was able to react in exactly the right way? He had a manual underneath his seat that provided a checklist that walked him through what to do in the event a bird hit the engine. A Sidekick: what to do during the task. Elliott Masie defines performance support as GPS for learners. When you learn something – what is most important to you? Is it content or context?
Staying Relevant in E-Learning in 2014
JANUARY 20, 2014
Elliot Masie’s Learning 2014 : October 26-29, 2014, Orlando, FL. ASTD.org/Communities-of-Practice/Learning-Technologies : Provides current and archived Learning Technologies articles, webcasts, books, and blog posts. TrainingMag.com : Provides publications and resources for developments in training and online learning tools and techniques. As you dive into the new year, keep your sights on what is possible for e-learning. If you’re like me, you’re always looking for ways to grow and new things to learn. Conferences: * ASTD TechKnowledge : January 22-24, 2014, Las Vegas, NV.
Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
Elliott Masie Learners as designers. The explosion in the world of mobile learning (mLearning) is fueled by the numbers, but also by the need to provide new kinds of learning and support that can be used at the point of need. When everyone has a mobile device with web access, clearly there are opportunities to provide content in new ways. We would welcome lots of discussion.
AUGUST 3, 2012
Once the content is in an XML format, then applications can be built on top which pull the chunks out in a variety of different ways, and provide a range of interfaces for users to navigate or search them. Similarly, many data providers (such as the UK National Rail Enquiries service) give access to their data in XML format (see: Rail Live Departure Boards web service ).
Free e-Learning books
NOVEMBER 14, 2010
Have you thought about teaching online but for some reason haven’t done it yet? Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Whether you currently teach online or you are thinking about doing it in the future, we are here to help you sort through this process and we hope that this handbook might help you along the way. Dunlap Protocols for Online Discussions Joanna C.
My evolving learning journey
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
Needless to say, the “capital of Silicon Valley has a different take on providing wifi. Google provides a lot of the infrastructure social learning rides on; they own Blogger, YouTube, GoogleDocs, GoogleAnalytics, and so forth. attended ASTD, eLearning, Online Learning, Elliott Masie’s TechLearn, Training, ISPI (then NSPI), and many others. grumbled. Thanks, gang.
Breakthrough eLearning: Compliance Training: Going Through the Motions
FEBRUARY 26, 2006
This not only creates tremendous savings in administrative costs, it provides documented evidence that training was completed. There is a raft of health and safety, environmental, human rights, privacy, and financial reporting guidelines that must be adhered to, and training is seen (and often legislated) as a key component to remain "in compliance." call this the "cover-your-ass" syndrome.
The Future of Mobile Learning
JANUARY 2, 2013
Here are The Masie Center’s predictions for adaption and development pathways that major organizations will take in the next 36 months as experimentation with mobile learning expands: Device readiness: The first step will be to make current and new content device-ready. For example, a video can be posted to a cloud server that will provide a format appropriate to the browser and device requesting it. • Proximity connections : The device could sense and provide collaboration and content handling with other learners in the same location. This isn’t true.