US eLearning Market Stats: 2009

Upside Learning

eLearning Network today released the below graphic providing some stats about the US eLearning market in 2009. That report put the world market in 2009 at $27.1 Click To Enlarge The Image.

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2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 , was most popular post for 2009 (see 2009 Top Posts and Topics ) and it came up pretty high in the recent Top 125 eLearning Posts of 2009. Certainly the Hottest Topics in eLearning for 2009 were social and informal learning.

Predications for 2009

Kapp Notes

Lisa Neal Gualtieri of eLearn Magazine has issued her annual list of predications from elearning folks in academia, business and not-for-profit organizations. Take a look and let me know what your predictions are for 2009. It is that time of year again.

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2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

It’s interesting at the end of the year to go back through blog posts to see what my Best of 2009 is. I’ll also do a post similar to my post last year 2008 2009 that will look at my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009. But for now, let me just focus on my Best of 2009. Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank eLearning Portal Integration Data Driven Notable Topics for 2009 Work Skills and Knowledge Work Work Skills Keeping Up?

A Year in Books (2009)

Learning Visions

2009 was a big year for me. Designing World Class e-Learning: How IBM, GE, Harvard Business School, And Columbia University Are Succeeding At E-Learning , Roger Schank. Working with and designing for Moodle was new for me in 2009. New job. New company.

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Gaining "Momentum" 2009 PDG Conference

Kapp Notes

Opening my talk at the PDG Momentum 2009 Conference in Philadelphia. I also had the chance to hear Nigel Downer, VP of Business Development at ProtonMedia and Rich Mesch, Co-Director, Solution Design and Development at PDG and who blogs at Learning Simulations.

Innovation Awards 2009

Tony Karrer

We’ve just announced the innovation awards associated with LearnTrends 2009. CUDA Business Brain CUDA technologies is a small software firm within the Hi Performance Learning and IQ Business Group in South Africa, the United Stated and Australia. In 2007, they launched the CUDA Business Brain as an integrated Workplace Performance Support Solution.

ASTD ICE 2009 -Impressions

Web Courseworks

I’ll admit that I learned many consulting skills from her book: The Business of Consulting: The Basics and Beyond. I’ll confess that I may not have been at the ASTD conference every day this past week, but I do have some impressions of the event I’d like to share.

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Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

And as part of this, I’ve been taking advantage of: 2009 Predictions How Did I Do? 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. 2009 has continued that effort. And many of my 2009 Top Posts and Topics are related to exactly this. However, during 2009, I had a bit of an aha moment. was considered a hot term in 2007 and 2008, but not in 2009.

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eLearning Development India: Results of Salary Survey 2009

Upside Learning

I’d been waiting for the results of the Unofficial Salary Survey 2009 after we wrote about it about 6 weeks back. I am all ears if someone from the eLearning industry can give advice on how (if any) a variable pay component for individuals has helped achieving their overall business goals. Related posts: eLearning Development India - The Unofficial Salary Survey 2009 eLearning Development: How long does it Really take?

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2009 Predictions, Remembrance and Challenges

Kapp Notes

This year has been a busy year as my consulting has been more active than any previous year. Tough to be busy and balance family life but it must be a priority. ASTD's Big Question for January is, again, a series of questions. What are your biggest challenges for this upcoming year?

CIPD Learning and Development Survey 2009

Upside Learning

“More than a third agrees that ‘Learning and development in my organization is seen as an important part of business improvement.’”. Organizations are rapidly realizing that learning and development is critical to business success.

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Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

I had the privilege of facilitating one of the breakout sessions, which focused on the business applications of Twitter. In a nutshell, I see the business applications of Twitter falling into three main categories: 1.

Contest - Win a Free Copy of Digital Habitats via LearnTrends 2009

Tony Karrer

Nancy White and John Smith will be doing a session at LearnTrends 2009 (a free online conference – you should definitely go register). Session Descriptions Below are the descriptions of the sessions that Nancy and John will be involved with at LearnTrends 2009.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 2

E-Learning Provocateur

Fusing eLearning and eMarketing Best Practices to Achieve Your Business Objectives: By applying principles of e-marketing, Faith Legendre , Senior Global Consultant at Cisco WebEx , explains how you can optimise the success of your online training.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Building Better Learning Games - Learning Visions , April 9, 2009 Interested in building casual games for your learners? Don't Waste Your Time , April 1, 2009 This has been brewing for some time now.

Learning in 3D Summer 2009: Class One

Kapp Notes

Disney's Hot Shot Business Club Penguin America's Army River City Project We then discussed some Second Life statistics to see how big that world has become. Getting the class together in SL.

McAfee Keynote at DevLearn 2009

Clark Quinn

as “&# use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals&# , and characterized it more simply as ‘bringing web energy into organizations’ Along the way, he emphasized points about emergent behavior, inherent altruism, emergent process, developing innovation, the intelligence of crowds, and real business benefits. Andy McAfee gave us a lively and informative presentation on his view of Enterprise 2.0.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

Learning without boundaries: Ben Saunders , Business Analyst Consultant at HCS , provided us with a comprehensive overview of m‑learning. I attended the annual LearnX Asia Pacific conference this week at Sydney’s Darling Harbour.

2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is an annual question: What did you learn about learning in 2009? So one of the tasks I will do to answer this question is to see what posts were the Best of 2009 from several different sources. Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas. How Long Does It Take to Develop One Hour of E-Learning-Updated for 2009. Here are my top posts via Google Analytics for 2009.(I'll So there are my most popular posts for 2009.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

It's always interesting to look back at the past year - 2008, think about what has changed for me during the year, and think about what that means for the next year - 2009. We won't hear much this year, but in 2009, this will be something you'll hear in a big way. Maybe 2009?

Business of Learning

Tony Karrer

While increasing amount of concept work and the pace of change puts a premium on learning, the business of learning faces an incredibly difficult time. In the past few weeks, I've had some really eye-opening conversations about the state of Learning as a Business.

UpsideLMS wins THREE Awards at 2009 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Awards

Upside Learning

It was an exciting moment when Tom Werner of Brandon Hall started announcing the names of the winners for various categories in the online ceremony for the 2009 Excellence in Learning Technology Awards. Learning Management Technology for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses.

Accountability for Business Results

Performance Learning Productivity

In some organisations they are moved from being embedded in HR to reporting into the business line and back again on a regular basis. In fact, there’s no right answer – some L&D departments sit in HR and deliver a great service to the business lines, some don’t.

Learning Performance Business Talent Focus

Tony Karrer

Business – Responsible for ensuring that business objectives are met. In this case, I've had a bunch of conversations around the Business of Learning and this model is somewhat falling out from the discussions. Separation of Performance and Business Focus?

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

This also contributed to the Hot Topics and eLearning Trends for 2009. Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009. Actually from December 1, 2008 to November 30, 2009. Google Wave in education - Dont Waste Your Time , November 16, 2009. 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 - eLearning Technology , January 26, 2009. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , Social Media in Learning , August 12, 2009. Learning Putty , November 20, 2009.

2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning

The eLearning Coach

What technology trends of 2009 have impacted online learning and will continue to do so in the coming year? Post from: The eLearning Coach 2009 Technology Trends That Impact Online Learning. Tags: BUSINESS RECENT ARTICLES

Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

Building Better Learning Games- Learning Visions, April 9, 2009. Marc Prensky – Twitch Speed, June 17, 2009. Using computer games in education- ThirdForce Blog, January 30, 2009. Digital games and learning gains (PDF), June 17, 2009. By Kurt Squire, June 17, 2009.

Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

Building Better Learning Games- Learning Visions, April 9, 2009. Marc Prensky - Twitch Speed, June 17, 2009. Using computer games in education- ThirdForce Blog, January 30, 2009. Digital games and learning gains (PDF), June 17, 2009. Games e-Learners Play, April 29, 2009.

The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Performance Learning Productivity

Last month Tony Karrer wrote an very insightful piece on his eLearning Technology blog about the Business of Learning. The business models that sustained publishers from the 18th to the early 21st century are no longer valid.

Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas

Kapp Notes

Here is a list of online games and related items that I presented at the Fall 2009 Business Teacher Seminar in Grantville, PA. JA Titan is a business simulation for high school students. During game play, students must run a manufacturing company and master six key business decisions: price of product, production levels, marketing expenses, research and development costs, capital investment level, and charitable giving.

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April 2009 - Getting Unstuck

The Learning Circuits

She is in a graduate school program and is a great self-directed learner: I’m learning about things like instructional theories, learning theories, how to tie learning to performance, how to tie learning to business requirements, and ways to measure all these things.

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Your Favorite Rapid E-Learning Posts of 2009

Rapid eLearning

2009 zipped by so fast, that I’m still writing 2008 on my checks. It was a busy year. At 7:00 AM there aren’t too many places to find business socks in San Jose. Business socks? And Now for the Top 10 Posts for 2009. It’s hard to believe that it’s almost 2010.

Google Wave – Social Learning – Business – eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 12, 2009 to June 19, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Business Casual , June 14, 2009 Brain rule #12 - Clive on Learning , June 12, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Better Learning Games

Learning Visions

Thursday, April 09, 2009 Building Better Learning Games Interested in building casual games for your learners? Casual games is very big business and actually drives more traffic than other forms of games, while serious games can be fun!

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eLearning On The Rise

Upside Learning

Recently I came across this June 2009 dated survey analysis report from AchieveGlobal , called Learning in Difficult Times. This survey was conducted in early 2009 and concludes – amongst other trends – that eLearning is on the rise.

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Using the system, I found that the top hot topics in eLearning for 2009. Twitter has been the talk of the town during 2009. Twitter in the classroom: 10 useful resources , August 12, 2009. Free PowerPoint Twitter Tools , October 6, 2009. All things Twitter , October 14, 2009. How to use Twitter on Campus , September 18, 2009. 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team , October 22, 2009. August 25, 2009. February 25, 2009.