A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

A 2015 research by ATD , titled ‘Instructional Design Now’, which is based on a survey of 1,120 instructional designers provides a current snapshot of ID in organizations and the challenges that they typically face. 2010 and beyond. Instructional Design has come a long way.

The Mobile Learning Landscape 2015

ATD Learning Technologies

To understand the growing importance of mobile technologies in learning, ATD and the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) recently released the report, The Mobile Landscape 2015: Building Toward Anytime, Anywhere Learning.

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2015 Reflections

Clark Quinn

Games seem to be reemerging : while the interest in games became mainstream circa 2010 or so, there hasn’t been a real sea change in their use. In the meantime, I hope you had a great 2015, and that your 2016 is your best year yet. It’s the end of the year, and given that I’m an advocate for the benefits of reflection, I suppose I better practice what I preach. So what am I thinking I learned as a consequence of this past year?

Towards Maturity 2015 benchmark shows just how much we've got stuck

Clive on Learning

Since TM became independent of government in 2010, they have broadened their focus considerably to offer a truly international service across 50 countries worldwide and to move beyond the confines of learning technology to promote a whole new approach to workplace learning.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Starting around 2010, the market began changing again. The LMS industry in 2015 now has hundreds and hundreds of viable vendor solutions. All of this experience and research was factored into our Talented Learning 2015 LMS Vendor Award rankings and market categorization.

1 Million Views. Thank You!

Experiencing eLearning

Until 2010, I posted bookmarks via Diigo every day I saved a link. Today, I reached a milestone in my blog: 1 million total views. Thank you to everyone who is reading this, from the long term readers who have been there since the beginning to the ones who just found me today.

A Simple Tip to Add a Personalized Touch to Your Online Courses


Research suggests that students want specific and detailed feedback from their instructors (Balaji & Chakrabarti, 2010). Great! Good job! Incorrect! Can do better! Not quite right! Do these words sound familiar?

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning


“In July 2010, Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched an open-source cloud-software initiative known as OpenStack. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.

Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.

Performance Learning Productivity

Full explanations of how the 70:20:10 approach can be used to help overcome the ‘training bubble’ Descriptions of five new performance-focused roles to support the use of 70:2010 The detailed tasks that need to be executed in each of these roles. 2015).

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People that inspire me: my 5 eLearning heroes

Challenge to Learn

In 2010 I became CEO of easygenerator, one of the first things I did was writing a mission and vision statement to give clarity to our direction. Recently I was doing a presentation on eLearning trends.

Bottom-Line Performance, Roche Diagnostics Receive LTEN “Partnership” Award

Bottom-Line Performance

In 2010, Roche had over 80,000 employees worldwide and invested over 9 billion Swiss francs in R&D. Bottom-Line Performance, Inc. BLP) and Roche Diagnostics received the LTEN “Partnership Award” in the first annual LTEN Excellence Awards competition.

Laura Overton – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


In February 2010, she was the first woman to be awarded the LPI’s prestigious Colin Corder Award for services to training and was the recipient of the inaugural elearning age Special Achievement award at the 2012 elearning awards. ABOUT LAURA OVERTON (MD, Towards Maturity).

Games To Gamification


The term ‘gamify’ or ‘gamification’ was first used in the digital media industry in the year 2008, but it gained popularity only in the second half of 2010. Imagine yourself living some two million years ago. Your survival would have been mainly through hunting and food gathering.

xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

In early 2010 we pitched BAQON architecture to Bob Kahn at the Center for National Research Initiatives. Today’s post is quite unique since it takes a different path than previous posts.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. LMS Resources - aLearning , May 8, 2010 I know, I know.

Maximize Workforce Performance with an LMS


In fact, a 2010 study revealed that about three-quarters of Wal Mart employees preferred online learning to other types of training. In your opinion, what is a social learning management system (LMS) good for? Employee training? Business organization? Professional communication?

5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited Again)

Jane Hart

In May 2010 I posted a diagram I had created that showed what I considered to be the 5 stages of Workplace Learning. In this post I take a look at how workplace learning has been changing over the last 5 years.

7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

According to the US Department of Education’s studies on online education published in 2009 and revised in 2010, “on average, students in online learning conditions performed modestly better than those receiving face-to-face instruction.”.

Bottom-Line Performance Wins Two Horizon Interactive Awards in Partnership with Roche Diagnostics

Bottom-Line Performance

In 2010, Roche had over 80,000 employees worldwide and invested over 9 billion Swiss francs in R&D. Bottom-Line Performance (BLP) is the proud recipient of two “Silver” awards in the 2014 Horizon Interactive Awards competition.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Learning Light has noted a revival in the learning management system (LMS) market since 2010 – largely due to a fall in the perceived cost of LMS ownership as well as technological advances in today’s LMSs. From being a term used exclusively in academic circles (around 2010), ‘social learning’ has made steady progress. ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR).

JAY CROSS – Pushing the Envelope to the End

Performance Learning Productivity

11 th November 2015 #itashare“It all boils down to learning, but not the sort of learning you experienced at school. No, this is learning as a life skill. You’re learning all the time, taking in new information and making sense of it.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. Future of Learning Technology – 2015.

A Decade of Experience at Kineo Pacific


Kineo Pacific was originally called 'The Flexible Learning Network' and was established by Nolen Smith back in January 2006, prior to becoming Kineo Pacific in 2010. Needless to say, the team has gained a wealth of experience in that time, and now with the acqusition of Nine Lanterns (who would've been 15 years old in January 2016), the proficiency, talent and knowledge of the team is second to none. .

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Live Camtasia Training with the Customer Success Team

Visual Lounge

Tue, Aug 18, 2015 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT. Thu, Aug 20, 2015 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT. She’s been with TechSmith since 2010, and her previous roles have included Customer Service Specialist, Inside Sales Specialist, and Inside Sales Manager.

Worldwide Mobile Learning Market To Reach $9.1 Billion By 2015

Upside Learning

billion (2010) to about USD 9.1 billion by 2015. By 2015, the top buying countries will be the US, China and India. The latest report from Ambient Insight about mobile learning is out, and it comes up with some pretty surprising figures.

Closed Captions in Online Videos

Visual Lounge

In 2010, Netflix was presented with a class action lawsuit for failing to providing captions for their entire library of videos.

Flash Is Dead! Long Live Flash for E-Learning!

ATD Learning Technologies

Since then, I’ve programmed and built using Flash 3,4, 5, MX, MX 2004, 8, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, CC, CC 2014 and now CC 2015. However, in 2010, an executive (from a company that shall remain nameless) beat up on my Flash.

10 Songs to Get You Ready for Nashville and the LUC 2015


I used to love making mix CDs and wanted to share some LUC 2015 inspired songs. Since everything is digital now, I made you a playlist to help you get ready for the 2015 Lectora® User Conference in Nashville, Tennessee this April 29 – 30.

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eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter


In 2010, the ADL began research into a new eLearning standard that would allow much more flexibility, and it was given the codename Tin Can API.

Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

Visual Lounge

One major use of video is to motivate students to want to discover and explore information on a topic (Mitra, Lewin-Jones, Barrett, & Williamson, 2010). 2010). Today’s guest blogger is Michael F. Ruffini, Ed.D.!

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5. I really think that 2010 marks the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.

The future of eLearning: part 1


Remember going from 1980 to 1990, 1990 to 2000, 2000 to 2010? The best way to look like a fool is to attempt to predict the future. Like those well respected analysts back in the fifties, who said that by 2000 we will all have personal robot assistants and flying cars.

The future of eLearning: part 1


Remember going from 1980 to 1990, 1990 to 2000, 2000 to 2010? The best way to look like a fool is to attempt to predict the future. Like those well respected analysts back in the fifties, who said that by 2000 we will all have personal robot assistants and flying cars.

Brandflash: Giving Mindflash a brand-new logo


When Mindflash launched the current iteration of our LMS in 2010, the new product was designed to be an easy to use, simple to set up online training tool for small to medium sized businesses.

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Captivate 8: Working with Text-to-Speech and Voices

eLearning Brothers

Although from 2010, it’s still a great resource if you’re debating the pros and cons of TTS vs. live narration. Guest blog post by Erik Lord. An earlier post on this blog offers Adobe Captivate Example Courses for download.

Mindflash Launches a New Manage Users Page


When Mindflash launched this product in 2010 the average number of Trainees in the system was around 500. Mindflash has recently released an exciting makeover of the the Manage Users page due to the growing needs of our customer base.

Just disinfect

Learning with e's

first appeared on Learning with ''e''s on 13 December, 2010. I need to disinfect. Recently I''ve been receiving a lot of requests to publish blog posts from freelance writers.

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