Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap

Upside Learning

After having a great first day at the Learning Technologies 2010 I was looking forward to an exciting second day. Source: Predictions for Corporate Learning & Training 2010 by Bersin. Dylan Stokes is the Compliance Director at Barclays Capital.

eLearning Innovation 2010 – Top 30

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation the other day about whether there’s that much new going on in eLearning here in 2010. That said – I’m still under the impression that my central eLearning Predictions for 2010 is going to come true. At the end of the year, we will be saying: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” But I also thought I’d cheat and use what eLearning Learning is telling me the hotter topics are for the first 3 months of 2010.

A Few 2010 Training Industry Statistics

Kapp Notes

Here are a few highlights: Average training expenditures per learner in 2010=$1,041. 32% of training budgets decreased in 2010. 61% of Mandatory or Compliance Training is delivered online. The average expenditure for training outsourcing was $257,871 in 2010. Every year Training puts out a “state of the industry report&# well worth the read. Average hours of training per employee=40.1 (up up 9 from 2009).

E-Learning Award Winners 2010

Clive on Learning

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. October 25, 2010 Open for use?

Interview with CEO of ProtonMedia and President of Kaplan-EduNeering on 3D in Compliance Training and Collaboration

Kapp Notes

The other week, I had the privilege of being able to interview two very interesting people about the future of 3D Virtual worlds for collaboration and training in the compliance space.

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Three steps to compliance greatness | Good To Great

Good To Great

Here are my three tips for making them care: Create a fresh, surprising, eye-catching design or concept to make users sit up and take notice; use the visual design to help overcome any compliance preconceptions they might have.

Compliance Training: Tips for Training


More than Compliance Training: Tips for Personal Growth When Your Company Won’t Help. Making professional learning and development a priority requires a commitment of time, staff resources and financial investment.

How I used Wordle as a basic TNA tool | Good To Great

Good To Great

In preparation for my session, I asked Good To Great readers, the Twitter community and eLN event attendees to sum up their last compliance e-learning experience in three words. I then asked people to describe the compliance e-learning they want to see more of.

The role of standards compliance in the elearning marketplace


I recently joined a discussion in the ELearning Guild’s LinkedIn group with this subject line: “How important is SCORM compliance today? Briefly, the party line in the group appears to be that the advantages of SCORM compliance are: SCORM Getting Started Selling eLearning Courses


Compliance Training: A Vital Part of the Modern Workplace


With the economy becoming more volatile and competition ever-fiercer, no company can afford to let profits shrink because of mistakes in judgment or actions taken out of compliance with existing law.

How The Business Goal of A Training Project Affects The Content You Should Include

Bottom-Line Performance

Even compliance training – the perpetual “they just need to be aware” category – ultimately exists because the business needs its people to act in accordance with the regulation – not just to be aware that there is one.

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. For example my search for an LMS Solution for Simple Partner Compliance Training didn’t really arrive at just the right solution.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. I went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. I've really been striking out.

Summits, Conferences and Some Relaxation

Kapp Notes

As the press release indicates: Kaplan EduNeering, a leading provider of compliance and knowledge management technology solutions, and ProtonMedia, the developer of the ProtoSphere virtual collaboration environment for the high-performance workplace, today announced a new multi-year partnership.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

Learning professionals spend a significant amount of their time (maybe even the majority) designing and delivering content and then evaluating completions and short-term memory outputs from structured mandatory and compliance training modules and courses.

BlackBerry Assure™ will launch at LT 2010

Spicy Learning

We’re excited to announce the launch of our innovative Assure product at Learning Technologies 2010. Many organisations need to train their people in key compliance topics like data protection and competition law every year or two, but finding the time to do this can be difficult. Saffron Assure is a range of compliance assessments that can be accessed any time, any where.

Avatars, Video and Simulations

Kapp Notes

Advantages of immersive learning Creating questions for compliance training. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

The most obvious example is compliance, eg privacy, trade practices and OH&S. In my articles Online courses must die!

Are You Playing e-Learning/LMS Help-desk?

eLearning Cyclops

My organization is just finishing up its compliance period and I have gotten my share of calls and e-mails from staff regarding their courses.

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Brainstorming for eLearning: Rules of Brainstorming

Integrated Learnings

For example, are you looking for ways to make your audience care about compliance regulations? By Shelley A. Gable. We know that some of the most effective training follows a problem-centered approach , engages learners , is abundant with practice and coaching, and simulates the work environment as closely as possible. Easier said than done, right? Let’s be honest – it’s challenging to create training like that (especially with the time constraints most of us work within!).

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Are eLearning Standards Necessary?

Integrated Learnings

By standard I mean a common template and/or a compliance specification such as SCORM or AICC. By Jay Lambert. This question pops up now and again, particularly with those just starting to offer eLearning courses to their associates. As with most anything, arguments can potentially be made either way. But I typically argue that eLearning standards are necessary. Even the most cutting edge eLearning out there follows a standard, even if it's a totally new one.

The five moments of need: designing with the learners in mind.

Good To Great


Kapp Notes

Kaplan-EduNeering has been doing some great work in the area of e-learning related to compliance training and is constantly pushing in new directions like social networking, game-based learning and some other innovative ideas.

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Knowledge Summit--Talking about Social Media But, Will it Blend?

Kapp Notes

This year I will be speaking on the topic of Social Media and its use in organizations with tight compliance regulations and what lessons those organizations can take from others. Today and tomorrow I will be at the 7th annual Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Webinar: Compliance Training Case Study

Learning Visions

Sunday, August 23, 2009 Kineo Webinar: Compliance Training Case Study Kineo will be holding a free webinar on developing cost-effective compliance training on Thursday, August 27, 2009. In an increasingly regulated world organizations need to both train staff in relevant regulations and demonstrate compliance. Rapid E-learning provides an alternative to develop compliance training cost-effectively and quickly.

How to Make Corporate Training Rock


He was asked to redesign the company’s ethics-and-compliance training program. By: Dan Heath & Chip Heath How one team transformed a training binder into must-see TV. WORLD’S SLEAZIEST BOSS BearingPoint’s ethics videos deftly mimic The Office’s mockumentary style, even starring a Michael Scott-esque leader. Russ Berland’s first assignment at BearingPoint was a doozy. If simply [.]. Education Learning

What's the Future of Diversity Training?

The Peformance Improvement

Then, after federal legislation was passed protecting women and minorities, it became primarily about compliance with federal laws and avoiding law suits. I fear that diversity training is losing favor among senior executives and HR departments.

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Holiday Giveaway from E-Learning 24/7

eLearning 24-7

Bancroft-Tech - Ten (10) free Office 2010 Training Licenses (Complete Beginner-to-Advanced training for the Office 2010 bundle for 365-Days includes keyword search for just-in-time training and personalized Certificate of Completion.) available to anyone who enters the drawing); Three (3) free 90-Day Office 2010 Training Accounts for any enterprise environment over 100 users. 3rd, 2010 and runs until Dec. 14th, 2010.

Top five tips for writing an effective, engaging compliance course

Spicy Learning

Compliance training has a bad reputation for being little more than a box-ticking exercise. But here at Saffron we believe it’s absolutely possible to create effective, engaging training that achieves both competence and compliance. Read on for our top five tips for breaking the mould and delivering gold standard compliance training every time. When it comes to compliance, what you do is more important than what you know.

Information, Press Releases and Industry Happenings

Kapp Notes

Source Microsoft Lync: A New Name for a New Generation of Unified Communications Solutions ) 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Space In relation to the announcement of Microsoft Lync, ProtonMedia announced that its ProtoSphere virtual immersive environment for the high-performance workplace will support the new Microsoft Lync Server 2010. Microsoft Lync Server 2010 support will be introduced in a future release of ProtoSphere.

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Top five tips for writing an effective, engaging compliance course

Spicy Learning

Compliance training has a bad reputation for being little more than a box-ticking exercise. But here are Saffron we believe it’s absolutely possible to create effective, engaging training that achieves both competence and compliance. Read on for our top five tips for breaking the mould and delivering gold standard compliance training every time. When it comes to compliance, what you do is more important than what you know. Tags: Blog Compliance Top tip

Instructional Design as a practice in corporate vs. academia

Learning Visions

or safety/compliance. Episode #8 of Instructional Design Live on EdTechTalk. A conversation with Professor Karl Kapp on instructional design – with a focus on the differences in ID as a practice in the academic and corporate worlds. Apparently, it’s Karl Kapp month here on Learning Visions! See my interview with him last week on his new book.) These are my live blogged notes – apologize if they’re a bit all over the map.

Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Forecasted that the worldwide virtual conference market is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 56% between the period of 2010 and 2015 and to generate $18.6 Billion revenues over the period 2010 – 2015 The Healthcare Industry Embraces Virtual Worlds In May of this year, the Duke University School of Medicine and Virtual Heroes announced an agreement on a partnership to leverage interactive game technologies for medical education and training.

Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at the Moment of Need #ls2010

Learning Visions

Training is often held accountable for things it shouldn’t… Fair measurements of mastery: knowledge gain demonstrable skills certification compliance Competency (Performance Support) tied to: productivity gain transferred skills – completion of job tasks time to proficiency lower support costs increased user adoption optimized business processes customer/loyalty/morale/retention That whole list is a holistic performance ecosystem.

A panel podcast on compliance training

Good To Great

At various points in the podcast, Craig refers to the eLearning Network’s event on innovation in compliance training that took place last November – there’s a great summary of the event on Craig’s blog.

New Whitepaper Released: Collaboration in Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

VIEs can prepare doctors and patients for new medical trials, introduce patients and doctors to KOLs and provide intense training that changes behavior in an environment that can be recorded and monitored for compliance. Virtual immersive environments provide an opportunity for collaboration across the globe, social networking between MSLs and KOLs and a method to promote compliance and adherence to regulations through practice in a realistic but safe environment.