Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning. Some Mobile Learning Predictions for 2011 Mobile learning will get its own identity.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0 In the article she gives some scary statistics: Our recent study showed that 30 percent of US companies spent money on informal learning tools or services in 2010.

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Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

Saba Social is a very solid product, that despite a few hiccups and “huh&# moments, achieves what it sets out to do, provide a user friendly social experience. I admit that in general I have been underwhelmed in the past with Saba.

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13 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 25

Upside Learning

We recently concluded a great show at mLearnCon 2011. mLearnCon 2011 Backchannel – Collected Resources. This post collects the resources shared via the backchannel of the mLearnCon 2011, that was held between June 21 and 23 in San Jose, California.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. a.k.a.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, then 2011 will be the year of the deployment. Flash will still not be supported on iOS devices in 2011 but this fact will matter far less over time.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

In 2011, I saw quite a few items that resonated. One company even went so far as inviting me to speak on the topic to their L&D group. Product training becomes real – they interact, engage and see it in real time, rather than a static experience. These vendors, I believe will consist of: Vendors who offer an authoring tool or game sim and will develop additional product lines tied to Augmented Reality.

Future of elearning industry looks Bright!

Kapp Notes

According to a report by Ambient Insight, called “The Worldwide Market for Self-paced eLearning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis,&# the worldwide market for Self-paced eLearning products and services reached $32.1 This coupled with a report from McKinsey & Company indicating a dramatic increase in the intensity with which people use digital devices and platforms is leading to growth in the elearning delivery market.

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

It can act as an instant messaging service a bit like Yammer, HipChat for companies and other groups, but the layout is designed to make these discussions easier to see, archive, and work asynchronously.

The College Tour Right of Passage–Done Virtually

Kapp Notes

A company named, Designing Digitally, Inc. , has created a product known as “ 3D Virtual Campus Tours.”. Franklin, OH April 04, 2011 – Designing Digitally, Inc. , Company Website: [link]. Product Website: [link].

Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011

Jay Cross

May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011. List of the top 100 Twitter influencers in Australia - Ross Dawson , May 31, 2011. CERT and performance support - Clark Quinn , May 31, 2011. Monday Video – Doodling - Nancy White , May 31, 2011. MoveOn Co-Founder Talks Social Networking - Jay Cross , May 31, 2011. 5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload - Luis Suarez , May 4, 2011. A big question - David Weinberger , May 1, 2011.

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Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Dashe & Thomson

Want to create something with a little higher production values? Tools like Mindflash and Brainshark are quickly gaining traction in the marketplace, as ways to turn everything a company has “laying around,” like Powerpoints and videos, and turn them into training.

8 interesting things at CeBIT

E-Learning Provocateur

Well suppose you work for a financial services company that’s introducing a retirement income product for UK expatriates. I don’t find CeBIT very interesting. I’m not really an IT geek, so for me it’s a bit of a yawn fest. However I still like to go to the expo.

MT2 Announces 2011 Top Simulations & Training Companies

The Learning Circuits

With Ben’s expertise in simulations and games, I thought it might be worth mentioning that Military Training Technology (MT2) magazine recently announced its listing of the 2011 Top Simulation & Training Companies. The companiesproducts and services enable U.S.

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Upside Learning

Read this article to know how blended learning will empower hundreds of millions of youth to lead healthy and more productive lives. E-Learning Trends 2011. Learning Tools Directory 2011. This post gives a walk through nine clusters of education tech companies.

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning

Learning Visions

Analyst at Float @gwoodill Jeff Tillet mLearning Strategist and Evangelist at Float (formerly ID at T-mobile) @mojotillett Chad Udell at Float @visualrinse www.floatlearning.com 18 month old company with focus on mobile. user controlled media/production/playback (use your personal devices for your own productions - “looking from the bottom up”) 9. These are my live blogged notes from a webinar today with Float Learning: Instructional Design for Mobile #id4mlearning.

A Conversation with Reuben Tozman

Kapp Notes

Tozman: I have a Masters Degree in Educational Technology and began my career as an instructional designer for a web development company that just got their first CBT gig. From my first days as an ISD, I immediately saw the impact an ISD person has on production cycles with a technical team when left to their own devices without supervision.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Kirkpatrick Revisited → Download Free Whitepaper The Top 10 Pitfalls of End User Training – and How to Avoid Them Given the current state of the economy, businesses large and small are looking for ways to improve productivity while maintaining quality.

eLearning: Tips for Better Data Representation

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

He gave the example that tobacco companies are forced to add Surgeon General warnings to their products. by AJ George. I recently attended an Edward Tufte course on "Presenting Data and Information." " If you are unsure of who Edward Tufte is, I would suggest checking out his Wikipedia page.

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Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

I mean it is not like something is going to change in just a few weeks for any such product. Innovation – if the product doesn’t offer some innovative features, then they are stale. One product reminded me of bad shareware. When you see many of these awards from organizations – the general mass of them (but not all of them) require the vendor/company to submit an application for whatever category or categories. FT - Really intriguing product.

Mobile Learning Revolution – Round-Up Of Our Best mLearning Posts

Upside Learning

Today, mLearnCon 2011 opens it doors to hundreds of visitors from in and around the US. A ‘Performance Support System’ or PSS refers to any system that improves worker productivity by providing on-the-job access to integrated information, advice and learning experiences.

Our Takeaways from DevLearn 2011

E-learning Uncovered

Even better, he showed us some far simpler, scaled-down versions of those techniques that could be used in pretty much any company, such as Google Analytics and Adobe Captivate’s still-in-beta-but-coming-soon backend analytics engine.

To Tweet or Not To Tweet: Are Companies Allowing Employees to Use Social Media in the Workplace?

Mindflash

Today, companies are implementing social media policies of all shapes and sizes – and it’s no wonder why: every month we hear of another PR disaster because of a single tweet gone awry.

Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

Like so many other Google products, this one is in beta and is gradually opening up to more users. While designers always consider the user of a product/service, the scope/scale of interaction with users possible now was unheard of just a decade ago.

Growth In Formal Learning

Upside Learning

With service industries ending up as major consumers of learning, the focus on knowledge is more pronounced, I sometimes feel it is the one key influence affecting the level of service a company can offer and profit from.

SumTotal Acquires GeoLearning

Kapp Notes

The combined company represents the largest and most complete talent management provider in the industry supporting every industry and every market segment. Founded in 1997, GeoLearning has a recognized history of innovation with comprehensive software products to address the needs across both employee development and extended enterprise. Companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations rely on GeoLearning’s deep domain expertise to drive organizational performance.

Product Review: Mindflash.com

eLearning 24-7

The product continues to add new features that overall are surprisingly solid. However, they continue to incorporate some instructor led training components, which is a disservice to an otherwise nice product. This is really a very nice and easy to use feature with the Mindflash product. authoring tools e-learning vendors elearning Mindflash Product Review craig weiss e-learning learn learning mindflash mindflash.com product review

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

It is what makes any product or service, aspire to new heights. Product updates, some new features – but boring town. Sure, there are plenty of failures when you are in the “Innovators & Risk Takers&# camp, but I’d rather take a spin on that product that stay along the course (no pun intended) with what everyone else is doing. Innovative Products. The product is still in beta, but the premise and possibilities are really there.

How to Motivate Learners without Rewards: Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Motivation

Dashe & Thomson

Our highest paid colleagues were often the least productive. This also reminds me of a recent story on National Public Radio, about the shoe company Zappos.

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

A ‘Performance Support System’ or PSS refers to any system that improves worker productivity by providing on-the-job access to integrated information, advice and learning experiences. We unveiled our mobile learning solution – Upside2Go – at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This reminds me of a session I attended on emotional intelligence at the eLearning Guild ‘s Learning Solutions 2011 conference last month. During that 4 hour hangover period, our decision making abilities, concentration, productivity and attention to detail are pretty much kaput.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

You can draw on the “before-and-after” business and human resource metrics that are readily available in any company.

Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Webconferences : You work in a multinational company and you want to organize something on the subject of projectmanagement. This is a blogpost written for a half-day workshop for facilitators with Sibrenne Wagenaar.

Make Learning Supportive and Available Everywhere

Integrated Learnings

This year's 2011 Lectora user conference provided my first opportunity to hear learning futurist Elliot Masie ( of The Masie Center ) speak live; he didn't disappoint. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company.

Using a Skills Hierarchy to Organize eLearning Content

Integrated Learnings

Before teaching them HOW to sell, they would need to learn the basics of the products that they are selling in order to use this sales process. This eLearning blog is brought to you by Integrated Learning Services , an eLearning design & development company. By Dean Hawkinson.

LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

Here are some resources that I found that may help: LMS eCommerce Solution Product Review: Litmos LMS LMS For SMBs And Training Companies – A Year On, Is It Still The Same? What’s hurting the LMS market 2010 LMS Products of the Year LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers Low Cost LMS - Help Needed Why it’s hard to find an LMS LMS Spotlight: Topyx LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

E-Learning: An Impossible Dream?

eLearning 24-7

While the increase of pages dedicated to e-learning is growing (and the best it has ever been in publications), on average more pages are dedicated to ILT – especially with sales, product and technical. . “We only have IE 6 at our company&#. I have been at companies that removed audio cards from the employees workstations and we were still able to launch a very successful e-learning program. It is 2011.