Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014
AUGUST 26, 2014
You can vote for your top tools until September 19, 2014. I haven’t done my list in a few years, but you can see my past lists from 2011 , 2009 , 2008 , and 2007. Jane Hart is collecting her eighth annual list of top tools for learning.
2014 E-Learning Awards
DECEMBER 29, 2014
With that in mind, I’d like to present my e-learning awards for 2014. Top three nominees for E-Learning Conference of 2014. Top three nominees for Web Conferencing Tool of 2014. Top three nominees for Authoring Tool of 2014. Top three nominees for Free Digital Tool of 2014. Top three nominees for Learning Management System of 2014. ExpertusOne - 2011, 2012, 2013-14 LMS of the year. Everyone loves to win awards.
E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
What were some of the interesting predictions for the global e-learning market for 2014? Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014: To start with, here is our post that carries our predictions for the e-learning industry for the year 2014. eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014 : This post by Sharon Boller (of BottomLine Performance) lists her interesting e-learning predictions for 2014. In 2011, it was estimated that about $35.6
Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!
JULY 22, 2014
By comparison, a previous Accenture survey found that only 21 percent of US workers said they received company-provided formal training between 2006 and 2011. A 2013 Accenture survey on Skills and Employment Trends revealed that a large skills gap exists in most businesses.
I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network
DECEMBER 29, 2014
Before joining Twitter in 2009 (and really starting to use it in 2011), my PLN was limited to those I had worked with or perhaps saw once a month at a SIG meeting.
The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
Siri , the quirky and intelligent personal assistant has been an integral part of the Apple iOS since October, 2011. I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future.
Engagement: A Critical Element in Learning and Gamification
JANUARY 27, 2014
Sitzmann (2011) found individuals learned more, relative to a comparison group, when simulation games actively, rather than passively, conveyed course material. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games.
14 Interesting ELearning Facts
JANUARY 22, 2014
As we forge ahead into 2014, the elearning industry is certainly carrying some momentum. It is reasonable to expect an increased growth (and interest) in elearning for 2014. In 2011, it was estimated that 35.6
Abstracts of Three Meta-Analysis Studies of Serious Games
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
2011) A Meta-Analytic Examination of the Instructional Effectiveness of Computer-based Simulation Games. A meta-analysis is a study of studies. It is a way of aggregating research data to make informed conclusions rather than relying on the data of one study.
A Recipe for Explaining eLearning During Thanksgiving
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
billion in 2011, despite negligible growth or possibly contraction in overall learning expenditures from year to year.  eLearning Brothers: We’ve been in this industry since the 90’s (some of us before that), and we know it’s sometimes hard to explain your job to your family.
Digital Badges for Educational Achievement
DECEMBER 12, 2014
The Mozilla Foundation launched its Open Badges project in September 2011. Is Your Organization Ready? Learning today happens everywhere, not just in the classroom. But it’s often difficult to get recognition for skills and achievements that happen outside of school.
How are you going to “add new value” to your eLearning?
Coffee and Design
APRIL 24, 2014
In 2011 alone, for example, Microsoft reported more than $50 billion in cash reserves. In 2011, the company purchased the Internet communications company Skype, creating an entire new business division. Think for a moment about the tech companies that we know and perhaps love.
Preliminary Research Validates MindMeld SME Collaboration Model
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
In 2011, Penny Ralston-Berg and I published our book, MindMeld: Micro-Collaboration Between eLearning Designers and Instructor Experts.
Nothing Has Changed. Everything Has Changed.
Performance Learning Productivity
JULY 7, 2014
2014 Charles Jennings A Revolution or a Slow Demise? I’ve recently read Clark Quinn’s excellent new ‘Revolutionize Learning & Development’ book. Clark always provides a thoughtful and enlightening perspective.
When is Mobile Learning Being Used?
JANUARY 14, 2014
2011). Mobile learning is a regular occurrence today, used by both educational and corporate sectors. The ability to easily deliver an elearning course from a tablet or smartphone makes sense on many levels.
Best of the Best – Top 5 Gamification LMSs
JULY 2, 2014
It has an extensive feature set, updates monthly with new components and capabilities and exemplifies what is possible in 2014. EA NCAA Football 2011 for Xbox-360. Let’s play a game. I want each of you right now to think of the best games you have ever played, regardless if it was on a board, on a device, in your head, on your tv, sitting at your computer or looking at your bedroom as a kid and wondering if the pick up your clothes game, is really a game after all. Anyway.
ELearning Shows No Signs of Stopping
AUGUST 18, 2014
In 2011, roughly $35.6 People sometimes think that elearning is more of a new phenomenon, made possible by the glitzy tech tools of today.
MOOCs at the 5 Moments of Learning Need
Your Training Edge
OCTOBER 8, 2014
In 2011, Bob Mosher and Conrad Gottfredson fundamentally changed many firms’ approach to training when they introduced the idea of five moments of learning need. Copyright 2014 Bryant Nielson. When does your organization provide training to employees, when it’s a good time for you or when it’s a good time for them? If you are stuck too firmly in the first category, it’s time to start inching over, and massive open online courses (MOOCs) are excellent tools to help you get there.
#ASTDTK14 Slides and Resources
JANUARY 22, 2014
2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games.
Freedom, democracy and education
Learning with e's
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
2011) Out of Our Minds: Learning to be creative. What is freedom? Many have asked, and there are many answers. Some would define freedom as a human right - to speak, to act or to think as you wish - and see this exemplified in a truly democratic society.
The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond
FEBRUARY 16, 2014
Some of the most interesting survey data supporting this was published in the Corporate Leadership Council’s 2011 L&D Team Capabilities Survey. ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning.
Mobile Learning: A Designer’s Guide to Fighting Learner Distraction
JULY 24, 2014
in late 2011 confirmed that users engage in short activity burts. Structure information so it can be easily accessed” (Malamed, 2011). 2011). One of the biggest issues in eLearning is distractions.
Learning with e's
MAY 26, 2014
2011) Democracy and Education. This is number 7 in my blog series on major learning theories. My plan is to work through the alphabet of psychologists and provide a brief overview of their theories, and how each can be applied in education.
Taking up residence
Learning with e's
MARCH 16, 2014
Along with Alison Le Cornu, White published an article in 2011 that countered the Digital Natives and Immigrants ideas of Marc Prensky. David White , who is at Oxford University, is probably best known for his theory of Digital Residents and Visitors.
eLearning Trends to Follow in 2015 (Part 1)
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
Mobile continues to grow ( A ccording to 2011 Horizon Report , by 2015 80% of people accessing the Internet will be doing so from mobile devices ) and disruptive mobile learning tools keep coming.
Battling Fraud in Distance Learning
AUGUST 21, 2014
In 2011, there were at least 100 fraud-ring investigations involving distance learning, compared to just 16 in 2005. Elearning is great because it affords people an opportunity to take courses that they may otherwise not be able to take due to financial or geographic constraints.
ELearning Critical to Lifelong Learning
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
In 2011, two professors at Stanford University start Coursera. In 2014, over 24 million people have taken a Codecademy course. Learning takes place well after the classroom.
Why we’re betting Chromebooks aren’t just another interactive whiteboard
MARCH 4, 2014
In fact, K-12 schools in 2011 spent an estimated 55-60% of their education technology budgets on hardware, with only 18-22% going toward software.¹.
Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research
FEBRUARY 9, 2014
2011: Number of internet users estimated as 2 billion world wide.
22 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 14
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
Mobile Trends: The Future Guide To The Best Predictions For 2011. Find the most interesting and relevant trends, anticipations and predictions about the mobile world and how these will affect any web site publisher work in 2011. HTML5 Will Be Done in 2014, What Comes Next?
ASTD #TK11 Opening Keynote Tony Bingham
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Here we are in sunny San Jose, kicking off ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011. Gartner study – by 2013 80% of orgs will support working use of tablets by 2014 90% will support corp apps on personal devices More buzz about “the cloud” We’re becoming “device agnostic” – can start a learning program on one device, then continue it on another. These are my live-blogged notes from the opening session.
Tools for conviviality? Illich and social media
Learning with e's
MARCH 1, 2014
I wrote a post about the contrast between educational funnels and webs in 2011. He was known as an anarchist philosopher and an intellectual maverick.
Would you recommend your L&D department?
MARCH 25, 2014
Statistics from 2011 Corporate Leadership Council, L&D Team Capabilities Survey). This column appears in the April 2014 issue of Chief Learning Officer. Capturing L&D metrics too often entails asking the wrong people the wrong questions at the wrong time. Line leaders are a CLO’s most important customers. They judge the trade-offs in spending that determine L&D’s fate in the budget process.
Disorienting Dilemmas, Eye-Opening Openings, and Inspirational Closings: Online Training 101
OCTOBER 6, 2014
Pamela Meyer, How to Spot a Liar, TED.com (2011). “All children, except one, grow up.” Barrie, Peter Pan (1911). Okay, now I don’t want to alarm anybody in this room, but it’s just come to my attention that the person to your right is a liar. Laughter] Also, the person to your left is a liar.