Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” For example, Harold Jarche tells us 2010: Year of the CM.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

October 2010 did not disappoint! 4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. Open Source eLearning Tools , October 13, 2010 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Open up the Navigation.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. Made specifically for business. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year. My runner-up is Operitel’s LearnFlex LSP. Runner-Up Social Learning Management System of the Year – Upside Learning. Topyx by Interactyx - once a small dog, and now a fast and up-comer who understands their space and their niche markets.

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

In 2010, the RCAT market continued its upswing and nothing indicates to me it will be changing anytime soon. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Mashups, Google charts. Market Trends Update 2010. Support for Office 2010.

Designing for an uncertain world

Clark Quinn

Businesses increasingly complexify things but that eventually fails, as Clay Shirky has noted , and adaptive approaches are likely to be more fruitful, as Harold Jarche has pointed out. Van Merrienboer’s 4 Component ID , for instance, breaks learning up into the knowledge we need, and the complex problems we need to apply that knowledge to. My problem with the formal models of instructional design (e.g. ADDIE for process), is that most are based upon a flawed premise.

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Keeping your head above water

Learning with e's

June is going to be an exceptionally busy month for me, and what a contrast it will be to last year, when I was forced to put my feet up after abominable (sorry, abdominal) surgery. This June, instead of putting my feet up, I'm going to be trying to keep my head above water.

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A day with Dave Snowden

Jay Cross

Dave Snowden is a compelling storyteller, mad genius, and irascible Welshman who has pioneered the mash-up of complexity theory and management practice. I mentioned my peeve that business people inevitably take short-term gain over long-term benefit. End up with agile framework.

What will change in 2010?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

I nnovations in computing used to trickle down from business and government to consumers. It requires more widgets and mashups to become useful. Mainframes evolved into personal computers. The space program put men on the moon and gave us Tang for breakfast.

HRExaminer

Jay Cross

He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. Cross mashes up his considerable experience in training, business consulting and web 2.0

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Jay Cross

My class at Harvard Business School has the distinction of being the last not allowed to bring portable calculators to exams. (A Innovation is often the result of a mash-up of ideas, for example a rule of thumb from one discipline being applied in a new context.

Product Review: Plateau TMS (Talent Management System)

eLearning 24-7

Plateau LMS is a Talent Management System, made up of four modules. After logging into the system a pop up window appears with four option, under the title “How to Get the Most out of the Plateau TMS. You can click a check box, if you do not want the pop-up to appear the next time you log into the system. However the system will show the pop up box if their is new content. Yeah, try that on a busy day, which to IS/IT staff is every day.

Understanding Web 2.0

Integrated Learnings

has opened many doors for new businesses, as well as, new e-Learning opportunities. Wikipedia has a write up on Web 2.0 The ideas that make up Web 2.0 are social networking, web mashups, and using the web to store and create content. A web mashup is the second concept in what makes up Web 2.0. Web mashups make sharing information easier by allowing web technologies to comunicate with each other through web services and other technologies.

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Managing Learning?

Performance Learning Productivity

My colleague Jane Hart has written about this challenge for some years (see here for an article by Jane from 2010). She sees the future of technologies supporting learning as a mash-up of social co-operation and collaboration tools aligned with the emerging social workplace.

Prepare the future of Learning for the Genz

Learning Wire

This generation, now reaching college age, was born between the mid 1990’s to roughly 2010 and is so new that there is not a clever, catch all phrase to describe them. This is due to the social context in which they are growing up. For example, my daughter has set up a Finsta account.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Here's what came up.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Contrary to what we’d like to believe, social learning doesn’t always start at the training department and work its way up, quite the opposite. The Icodeon Common Cartridge Platform has an interesting approach here – by providing an API so that Common Cartridge content hosted on the LMS can easily be “mashed-up&# with blogs, wikis, social networking sites and so on. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

For the majority, their busy lifestyles did not allow them to enjoy more than brief contact with their fellow students on more than a once weekly basis because travel into a teaching centre can be time consuming, expensive and tiring. 2010).

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Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

Especially, when vendors released their 2010 final numbers and saw big increases from the previous year. USD in 2010, 29.3M The reason Cornerstone suffered losses in 2010, was largely caused by a change in fair value of preferred stock warrant liabilities. This isn’t the case with a LMS product geared to small business or associations, for example, who land a large client or two, and then say to themselves – ah, we can compete, so lets focus on that.

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. I will definitely be coming out with my 2010 predictions. are all coming up as important.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. Self Serve Can also pick up packaged food -- self-service from a vending machine, etc. Sometimes its not even consciously done -- they might put up photos and tag them -- dont mean to generate content for others, but they do) Wearable computing (being a cyborg and having implants is the stuff of sci fi -- but its not that far away) "We look at the future through rear-view mirrors."

E-Learning Early Indicators

eLearning 24-7

A significant number of vendors, reported higher revenue and sales numbers in 2010, then in 2009. A calling to a large number of vendors (small, medium and big), are all reporting strong numbers in January, with many saying that January 2011, was their best month – numbers and business wise, in the last few years. Tablets were never even a consideration, and I’m talking in 2010. Peer to Peer Sharing of files or business spreadsheets, or product videos, etc.

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2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

A few systems pitch that they have full mobile learning capability, especially with the iPad including the angle that you can see it full screen rather than the standard universal look – which shows up similar to the smartphone look – i.e. small. It shows up in your browser. As I often say to folks, what is the point of having an app, if all it does is open up my browser. Accepts APIs and Mashups.

E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

eLearning 24-7

Vendors who hand you a product (trial) and their business card or they just have their items in a bowl and you grab one. The Swipe Rule – Vendors need to swipe your card to follow up with you; which is fine; but I cannot tell you the number of times when I was a Director of Training and told the vendor in the face to call me or email me, and never heard from them. It is a serious problem in our space, and goes across all products and business size.