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. Strategy eLearning 3.0

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.

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LMS: Strategy or Tool?

Upside Learning

LMS is a fairly common and used (or over-used) phrase in eLearning parlance and means, primarily a software system that allows customers to do a few or many things when it comes to adopting eLearning as a part of the overall Learning strategy. Is it strategy or is it just a tool?

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.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

Upside Learning

When implementing mobile learning in workplace, following 6 steps will help create an effective mlearning strategy. Are they willing to spend time and money on creating a worthwhile strategy / plan for mobile learning in the organization?

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Open Source LMS Other Open Source LMS Solutions - eLearning 24-7 , April 14, 2010 Open Source life, LMSs beyond Moodle - Learning Rocks , December 18, 2008 Open Source LMS - eLearning Technology , December 10, 2009 The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS! Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools.

A Brief History of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

The field of instructional design (ID) incorporates a rapidly growing and changing array of learning strategies, tools, and approaches into training experiences that appeal to today’s workers while meeting their complex learning needs.”. 2010 and beyond.

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. LMS: Strategy or Tool? Creating Successful m-Learning Strategy.

Out and About: Past and Upcoming Events

Kapp Notes

Upcoming Events March Tuesday, March 23, 2010: Presenting at an AdvaMed event called Employee Training Under FDA Scrutiny: Creating and Maintaining Robust Training Programs. Wednesday, March 24, 2010: Presenting a webinar to the members of the MI AECT chapter from 7:30pm - 9:00pm (1hr presentation, 30 mins discussion) titled "Learning in 3D." Tuesday, March 30, 2010: Presenting a PowerPoint webinar to the PA Coalition Against Rape.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

This is where a strategy that includes mobile fits in very well. When you have apps to support almost everything your workforce does, you need to take a serious relook at your whole training strategy.

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22 Books For Beginner Instructional Designers

Upside Learning

Instructional Design Strategies and Tactics by Cynthia B. A couple of month back I had shared a list of top 30 online resources for instructional designers to keep up with. That post seems to have got good circulation. Recently I came across this discussion on LinkedIn – best book for beginning instructional designers. The discussion has thrown up a great list of books for instructional designers worth sharing with our readers too.

How not to do social media

E-Learning Provocateur

The two marketing cases outlined above teach us that when we implement a social media strategy, there is a right way and a wrong way. Whose social media strategy will you adopt? As my friends can attest, I’m a big Socceroos fan.

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA. link] January 3-6, 2010 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDC), Kolkata, India. link] February 22-23, 2010.

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.

Mobile Workforce Is Growing – Is Your Training Strategy Evolving?

Upside Learning

billion, up from 1 billion in 2010, which is a staggering 37.2% 75% of North America’s workforce will be mobile by 2010. The training strategy will also need to evolve to accommodate these changes. IDC projects the mobile workforce to reach 1.3

We Teach as We are Taught

Kapp Notes

But simply adding computers to a traditional classroom without a corresponding change in instructional delivery or strategy doesn’t work. As schools adapt to new technologies and hardware and software, curriculum changes need to reflect more than just the inclusion of technology; changes needs to impact methodology, approach and instructional activities.

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Q&A With Student from King's College

Kapp Notes

The problem is that too many people see technology as the answer and miss the need to intelligently apply instructional strategies with the technology. First, never forget the instructional part what makes instructional technology effective is the proper application of instructional strategies to aid and assist the learning. From time to time, I get questions from students who have an assignment to speak to someone in the field.

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

Kapp Notes

In terms of supporting local entrepreneurial and small business development, the department and institute has supported Bloomsburg University alumni in the start up and creation of Pennsylvania located companies ( viaAcademies , PinPoint Strategies ). A while back I wrote an entry called Why an Instructional Design Degree from Bloomsburg University ROCKS!

E-Learning Award Winners 2010

Clive on Learning

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

A Fresh Look At Levels of Custom eLearning Solutions

Upside Learning

In my opinion, these levels are more about multimedia development rather than the learning design/strategy. Multimedia development is a secondary aspect of learning strategy, not the strategy itself. How much does one hour of Level 2 elearning cost? and what about Level 3?

How To Create Successful M-Learning Strategy: mLearnCon – Part I

Upside Learning

Last week I attended a day-long certificate workshop at the inaugural mLearnCon in San Diego titled Creating a successful m-learning strategy: From Planning to Implementation conducted by Judy Brown , Rovy Branon , Jason Haag , and Chris Raasch.

Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners

The eLearning Coach

Here are some strategies you can use to motivate adult learners, based on their characteristics. Related to the strategy above, try to concentrate on workplace (or real life) performance, rather than on extraneous facts and theories.

Why yesterday’s skills and development strategies aren’t enough to survive today’s digital transformation

Learning Wire

Designing a strategy. When designing a corporate development strategy to achieve digital literacy, five key characteristics can be highlighted, beginning with the letter “C”. Learning strategies must focus on “how subjects are interconnected” [9]. 2010). 2010).

Is this instructional design?

The eLearning Coach

As social media technologies for learning become increasingly important to organizations and to individuals, instructional designers will need to focus on broad learning events and strategies that incorporate many approaches rather than on individual courses.

Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Information Overload

Tony Karrer

The other part of this thought process is that the feedback on my Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010 was that I should have Information Overload and Information Filtering as my user chosen prediction number 10. Great post by Tim Kastelle - Filtering, Crowdsourcing and Innovation.

Moving To eLearning

Upside Learning

Business Strategy. A readiness evaluation is extremely critical since the decisions taken at this point make a significant impact on the success of any strategy. Business Strategy/Goals. Our customers account for a number of factors before taking the plunge into e-Learning. I was trying to put together some of the key change factors leading organizations to adopt e-learning stand-alone and as a part of the training blend. I arrived at these factors driving the change: 1.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Dashe & Thomson

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Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

Before I get into predicting what the future holds let’s look at what we have witnessed in the last 5 years: Acceptance of LMS systems (rightly or wrongly) to be the central piece in Workplace Learning strategy.

Web 2.0 Strategy

Janet Clarey

I suspect one of the greatest needs now is to come up with an actual strategy for implementation. If your goal is to create an environment for collaborative learning using technology, you’ll have to discuss a specific strategy for technology. strategy

Collaboration: A mantra that makes work play!

ID Reflections

An example is a six-member team working together to develop a new marketing strategy in a month, with a de?ned

What is DITA and Why Should You Care? by Chris Benz

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Update 11/24/2010: suggested by alearning ) Tagoras Blog (Tagoblog) by Jeff Cobb & Celisa Steele The blog focuses on an ongoing stream of resources related to learning strategy, marketing, and technology. Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development by Brent Schlenker Brent explores the crossroads of Technology and Learning. November 21, 2010 12:19 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 21, 2010 12:22 PM Connie Malamed said.

On the Road with Internet Time Alliance, December 2010

Jay Cross

Over the course of 18 days in December 2010, I took part in learning events in seven countries. Clark Quinn described strategies for mobile learning. Here are some of the things I learned. Brussels, Belgium.

Count Down to 24 Camtasia Screencasts in 24 Hours.

Visual Lounge

Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer by Roy Peter Clark. Our 24 hour marathon for Camtasia is just around the corner. I'm wrapping up all the last minute details and rounding up all items we'll need. Microphones? Check! Webcams and cameras? Check! Midnight snacks? Check!

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

June 2010. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss.