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 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. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. First iPad University Course - The eLearning Coach , May 16, 2010 These students will be getting an iPad loaded with course content.

Trending Sources

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

The SME is empowered to produce content, which frees you up to apply your own expertise: instructional design. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me. There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring.

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What Agile Means to Me

ID Reflections

Unpacking each claim Adaptive over predictive Ruth Clark describes adaptive in relation to expertise in her book Building Expertise: Cognitive Methods for Training and Performance Improvement , and I think it reflects my understanding of Agile philosophy very well. Adaptive expertise brings open-ended inquiry to the problem and not a pre-defined solution. In contrast, crystallized intelligence is predicated on learned skills…and is the basis for routine expertise.

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Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS our Community!

Kapp Notes

As well as active participation in grants to fund Technology Transfer efforts and providing interns and expertise as needed. A while back I wrote an entry called Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS! where I discussed all the neat things our students do in the program for the Department of Instructional Technology while earning a Master of Science in Instructional Technology in our program.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.


The issue isn't really which TOOLS we choose, though, it's the challenge of translating our expertise into everyday work processes of "fluid collaboration" with others. More here - [link] November 1, 2010 11:33 AM Meri said. November 2, 2010 11:52 AM Meri said.

Teacher to Instructional Designer: Interview Questions

Experiencing eLearning

Unless your content expertise is specifically part of this job, that isn’t what they want to hear about. I received a question from a current classroom teacher who is hoping to make the career move to instructional design.

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

It got me thinking about a piece I’d written for TrainingZone a few months ago titled “What does your ideal L&D team look like in 2010?”. You may have joined the training/learning profession because you were a subject expert and wanted to (or were recruited to) share your expertise.

Augmented Reality for Learning

Tony Karrer

I’m not and I gave him the standard advice about looking through LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers , LinkedIn for Finding Expertise , and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers. Designing Impact , June 8, 2010 Augmented Reality: does it have a place/future in education? A colleague just asked me if I knew anyone who was using Augmented Reality for learning.

The 12 Days of Screencasting - On the Sixth Day.

Visual Lounge

He helps individuals and businesses "productize their knowledge" by creating digital products around their expertise. We're half way through our "12 days of Screencasting. Have you found the tips useful? Today you're in for a tasty treat. Forget the Six Geese-a-Laying - who wants that?!

2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books

ID Reflections

2010 Shift Index - Passion and Performance by John Hagel 6. 2010 in Review Part 3: My year in reflective blogging by Jane Hart 21. Blogs Reading 2010 Books ReflectionThis post should have made its appearance a few days back—at least a day back—but procrastination sometimes overtakes me. This time, it was compounded by the lure of spending more time with my daughter (since I am in Mumbai after quite a few months) and the writing of the post just never got done.

21st Century Workplace Challenges

ID Reflections

Routine expertise , based on set skills and crystallized intelligence, is being superseded by a need for more adaptive expertise and fluid intelligence. The paragraph below taken from Harold Jarche’s post Success depends on who we work with reminded me of a post I had written some time back, the Molotov cocktail = Weak ties x complicated knowledge. I have pasted the quote below: 1.

Facebook for e-Learning


PeerPong Discover everyones expertise and connects you with the best person to answer any question. November 7, 2010 9:34 AM JasonOutThere said. November 7, 2010 11:18 AM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 7, 2010 12:50 PM Connie Malamed said.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Instructional Designers

Integrated Learnings

Information that's so obvious and intuitive for them because of their expertise, that they forget that it might not be as obvious to others. By Shelley A. Gable. Stephen Covey is a well-known organizational consultant, perhaps especially well known for his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. I was thinking about the book the other day, and I also started thinking about how those habits might translate for instructional design specifically. Here’s what I came up with….

eLearning Outsourcing: 5 Keys To Make It Work

Upside Learning

Don’t splurge but be ready to pay for experience and expertise. Some months back I wrote a couple of posts about elearning outsourcing focusing on why to outsource elearning and how to select a vendor. This post focuses on how to make outsourcing work for you.

ID - Instructional Design or Interactivity Design in an interconnected world?

Performance Learning Productivity

Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too.

Here’s How to Be an E-Learning Superstar in 2010

Rapid eLearning

If you’re in the same boat, here are some tips to help make 2010 a good year for you. So if you want 2010 to be the year you really kicked your elearning skills into gear, here are some tips on how to join the rapid elearning community. Why not share your expertise?

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The value of linking people to knowledge and expertise is immense. Interview. by Robert Morris, Dallas Business Commentary Examiner. Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, and systems thinking.

Automation is out; Innovation is in! How will L&D address this?

ID Reflections

Preamble Dan Pink, Harold Jarche, Dave Snowden, Jay Cross, Jane Hart, Shawn Callahan, Howard Gardner, et al. have been talking about it, writing about it, warning folks to take heed. Giving organizations the wake up call!

Novice Versus Expert Design Strategies

The eLearning Coach

Tags: DESIGN INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN expert learners expertise reversal effect novice learners novice to expert

Bouncy, bubbly or British? How To Choose Voice Over Talent

The eLearning Coach

The recording expertise found in a studio with an audio engineer will typically produce a higher-quality result. Integrating the perfect voice into an online course, video or slide show enhances the audience’s perception and enjoyment of the program.

Why some smart people are reluctant to share? | Life Beyond Code

ID Reflections

We have often experienced this phenomenon where someone we hold in regard for their knowledge, expertise in a particular area, skills, insight and analytical abilities, just does not seem to share the knowledge. And what is seen as selfish could just be a case of the expert taking his expertise for granted and not thinking of it as something worth sharing. A post from a blogger I admire, this one set me thinking this morning.

Freedom to Learn and Pursue One's Expertise

Vignettes Learning

We call it Path to Expertise or Path2X. This provides them a unique perspective of their pursuit of expertise. 4) Trending and Patterns of Insights are Predictors of Expertise Areas Articulate your expertise/digital tracker. John Wiley & Sons, 30 Jul 2010.

Selling Social Learning – Be a Jack

Tony Karrer

Instead, one of the things that I Learned about Learning in 2009 and was an important eLearning Predictions for 2010 was to “Be a Jack”. Here’s what Be a Jack sounds like: If I can bring together outside experts and/or people from across the organization with expertise and facilitate a conversation on the critical business issues you are facing and help you capture that so that it can get distributed in the organization – is that something you would want?

Quotes and excerpts on the need for Learning 2.0 from the Best of T+D: 2007-2009

ID Reflections

Professionals are anyone who does work that cannot be standardized easily and who continuously welcomes challenges at the cutting edge of his or her expertise. Gartner , a research institute, estimates that the frequency of nonroutine situations that require tacit knowledge will double between 2006 and 2010. Excerpts from the Best of T+D | 2007 - 2009 Harold Jarche in Skills 2.0 : As knowledge workers, we are like actors--only as good as our last performance.

Reaching the Reluctant Trainee, Part 2


By acknowledging their experience and expertise, you build buy-in for future training AND get your trainee to focus on the most essential content needed to realize your objectives. In part 1 of “Reaching the Reluctant Trainee”, I explored two basic types of reluctant trainees – the Skeptic and the Technophobe -and gave you some tips and techniques I use to get to know my training audience better.

The LMS and SNS – A Fine Balance

Upside Learning

The UpsideLMS now gives users the ability to create and participate in such communities, letting users share their knowledge and expertise with others in their community.

Social Media for Trainers - Its What Turns Clark Kent into Superman

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Here is my 2-step program for turning YOU, the average Clark Kent trainer/teacher into SUPERMAN, the amazingly global superstar of your area of expertise! Be sure to meet Jane at DevLearn 2010 this year and get your copy of the book signed.

In search of pioneering learning architects

Clive on Learning

As none of these is intuitive and obvious, the client cannot be expected to have this expertise. I need your help. I’m working on a book about architecture, but not in the conventional sense. I’m looking at learning architects, those who design environments for learning in the workplace.

ADDIE and the 5 Rules of Zen

Big Dog, Little Dog

This approach has been shown to build “Adaptive Expertise&# — becoming more adaptable in order to solve unstructured and ill-defined problems. A Kanso style choice of options is also critical as providing learner control has been shown to also build “Adaptive Expertise.&#.

9 Easy Ways to Deal With Corporate Branding in Your Elearning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Instead, they used their professional expertise to determine what is appropriate and what isn’t. Use your professional expertise to create the organization’s elearning style guide. Are your elearning courses starting to look like they belong to NASCAR?

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

Learning Cafe

This post was originally published on Ryan’s blog, E-Learning Provocateur on 4 May 2010. Blended & Learning Tech culture internal expertise social learning social media social networkingAs an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes” into social media. It might be said it’s adopting a cautious, almost experimental approach to the concept.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

July 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break. Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M.