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Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Conferences

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You can network with your peers, brush up on best practices and new trends, plus get inspiration from others in the community. The conference includes show-stopping keynote presentations, breakout sessions on topics like mobile learning, gamification, adding interactivity, Lectora development tips and more. ASTD TechKnowledge. 2014 Lectora User Conference. Registration.

20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

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Three Trends That Will Shape the Future of Curriculum. Here’s a look at current trends, their implications, and changes to watch for. 3. Learning Trends 2011. TechKnowledge 2011: Why Learning Professionals Still Have a Lot to Learn. Mobile Content & Collaboration: Let’s Face It, You Aren’t Ready. It’s time for the real mobile revolution!

2016 ELearning & Training Conferences


First, conferences are a great way to become familiar with the latest trends in the industry. January 13-15, 2016 … TechKnowledge Conference. June 8-10, 2016 … Mobile Learning Conference & Expo. With the new year comes new opportunities to network with others in the elearning industry. One of the best ways to do this is by attending a conference.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] November 30-December 3, 2011 Learning Resources Network (LERN) Annual Conference: Mobiles – The New Frontier, Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. link] December 5-7, 2011 International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia (MoMM2010), 9 th , Hue City, Vietnam. link] February 27- March 1, 2012 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain.

eLearning Conferences 2012


link] January15-18, 2012 PacificTelecommunications Council (PC’12):Harnessing Disruption – Global, Mobile, Social, Local, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. link] January 21-27, 2012 International Conferenceon Current Trends in Theory and Practiceof Computer Science , 38 th , Špindler?v link] January25-27, 2012 American Societyfor Training and Development (ASTD) TechKnowledge ,Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. link] February27- March 1, 2012 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain. link] April11-13, 2012 Mobile Learning Experience Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. What’sNext?,

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 13-16, 2009 Global Higher Education Forum (GHEF 2009): Current Trends, Future Perspectives, sponsored by the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration and organized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia and the Universiti Sains Malaysia , Penang, Malaysia. Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] March ?,

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. tried to capture things down as they were said, here are my notes: Firewalls IP Privacy / Confidentiality Security Control over Quality of Information Strict Control Over Policies – Accuracy Liability / Discoverability / Compliance Change Management – Ready for It / Culture Management Take it Seriously – Away from Work Education of Management Lack of Resources – Mobile Devices Push Back from Workforce - Adoption This is a pretty good list of commonly cited barriers.

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Upcoming events to be excited about

Clark Quinn

Next week is DevLearn , and as it’s run by the eLearning Guild, it’s always good.  I’ll be switching time between two pre-conference symposiums , one on games, and one on mobile.  The learnscaping will resurrect for the Corporate Learning Trends conference.  In February, there’s the Training 2009 conference in Atlanta, and I’ll be running a mobile certificate program beforehand (I’ve designed what I think are some really valuable activities), as well as talking on mobile and deeper ID. They throw great events.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

for Learning Professionals Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008 Test SCORM Courses with an LMS Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples Training Method Trends Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis SCORM Test Web 2.0 The fact that this is one of the general sessions at ASTD TechKnowledge is interesting way to start 2009. Specialized tools for mobile professionals. world.

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

The above trends around eLearning 2.0, The fact that this is one of the general sessions at ASTD TechKnowledge is interesting way to start 2009. Especially as employers move more towards self-directed learning. #10 - Mobile Learning Niche Growth Last year I said mobile learning would be well below where people were expecting. This will offer increased interesting opportunities such as: Real-time Polls - We are just beginning to see tools like Poll Everywhere that allow mobile polling. Podcasts / Vidcasts targeting mobile professionals (ex. tools.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

They point to an environment of: Decreased L&D budgets (see ) Faster pace Increased workforce mobility Shorter job tenure Increased job fragmentation - fewer numbers in any one role Constant increase in complexity Greater concept work Need for faster proficiency Changing expectations for learning which leads straight to the need to do more with less, respond more quickly, etc. tools.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

Collaborated with Adobe to identify trends in elearning industry re: content creation and trends in development. This session will provide big picture of trends in the industry. Podcasting, rapid e-learning, short videos, mobile delivery Content Maturity Model Started with Traditional Content -- modeled after instructor led. Virtual Classroom is the most popular application of ASP solutions Adobe looking at/is partnering with Verizon and Qualcomm Key Finding #3: Mobile Content starting to take off (still a niche) Ipods, blackberry, cell phone. My notes here.

Customer Complaints, How to Avoid the Traps

eLearning 24-7

Social Learning (if they do not offer it yet) – “It is on our table for X year or a future upgrade&# some angle with mobile learning if they do not offer it, – I would rather they say, “no, we have no plans at this time.&# , but why do that – if that is what you want in the product – after all – HOPE goes a long way. When I am attending TechKnowledge 2011 in San Jose, I will be posting in real time from the show floor in this Group. And yes, there are times it is both parties. Trap #1 Snake Oil Salesperson. Favorites include. hello?

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Trend-spotting. won't go into too much detail about TechKnowledge. But mobile learning, simulations, collaborative learning, electronic performance support, and other technologies we've been hearing about for a while are slowly improving in quality and increasing in use. Jay Cross has covered his three days there and what he came away with on his blog. Check that out if you're interested in more nitty-gritty. And thanks for the mention, Jay. It was nice to put the face to the name with you and others.). But I wanted to give you all a big-picture view from where I sit.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Some things have surprised me, most have not. A few trends: Not ONE person has even heard of Second Life. Can you confirm or deny any of these trends? You rightly point out that its mobile technology which is now ubiquitous, not virtual worlds. Your post is a valuable reminder that the current focus should be on utilising the mobile technologies which have become so widespread, such as laptops, cellphones and iPods rather than getting carried away with virtual environments (which only the highest-end computers with amazing graphics cards can even access!) eLearnin.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

Examples of handwritten fonts being used: Here are some free Handwritten Fonts: Ethnography and Ubiquitous Digital Research - Skilful Minds , February 4, 2010 I’ve discussed ethnography several times before, the first taking note of the trend toward virtual anthropology and the next talking about the significance of Tom Boellstorff’s ethnography of Second Life, followed by a couple of posts about ethnography in relation to empathy and globalization. will also name a few tools that help you leverage those trends. Best of eLearning Learning. No problem. HP Web 2.0 Web 2.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Animation Tools Avatars Blogs Clickers Gaming Tools E-Portfolios Mobil Learning Personal Learning Environments Personalization Rapid e-Learning Semantic Web Simulation Tools Social Bookmarking Social Networking Tools VoIP and Telephony Wikis Wearable Peer to Peer Authoring Tools Haptics (the ability to touch things and get a sense of force feedback. Simulation Tools General Trends: Move from client-server to service oriented architectures (mashups) -- changes power relations and info control and where things can come from. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Hug shirt?

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Hearing about the new trends set by Nancy Duarte, Guy Kawasaki, Garr Reynolds and others? Wondering if the new trend toward visuals and storytelling are really going to take you to the next level? Response 19 Getting way too hooked on the latest “buzzword&# or trend. Conference attendance have played a vital role in our professional development. of the network era.