Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning.

JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development

Upside Learning

I mentioned before in one of my posts about the growing use of smart phones application as a form of Just-in-Time performance support; as mentioned before ; I feel eventually technology will enable individuals and not just companies/departments to deliver applications.

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. Masie commented that today's top performers in an organization are both seekers of learning and avid networkers.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I like to imagine performance support as an Exobrain … (and, of course, that I am one of the smart people in learning … guess I will have to ask Simon about that.) As instructional designers, we can help create environments that grow better Exobrains.

Improving Communication in High Performance Organizations

The Peformance Improvement

We have created scenarios (short, fictional case studies) from a composite of our own experiences that reflect many of the assumptions stated above. Building Support for Organizational Change. To make a change of this size, Bill and his team would need company-wide support.

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

Upside Learning

We recently concluded a great show at mLearnCon 2011. Further, with the relatively less number of mLearning tools available and the myriad number of different devices and platforms, creating content for the mobile devices is no mean task.

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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.

Our Takeaways from DevLearn 2011

E-learning Uncovered

The first of those sessions was Aaron Silvers ’ and Mike Rustici ’s Beyond SCORM: Supporting Future Learning Experiences. It’s much more granular and much more based on the activities the learner performs than the broad strokes we can measure with SCORM today.

mLearning DevCon 2011

E-learning Uncovered

While I believe she would be the first to tell you to design for mobile rather than convert existing courses as a best practice, it was certainly interesting to see the different takes – from full-on course development to conversion to performance support – that the different groups came up with. Some of the work we’ve been doing for clients over the past year has involved not designing for mobile specifically, but creating designs that work on tablet devices (particularly iPads).

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Creating Quizzes that Support Learning

Yardstick

As an educator, I have talked with students who are confused after they spend hours studying and still didn’t perform well on the test. You may want to track data on these questions to see how well a question is performing. 2011).

Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The Learning Circuits Big Question for May is: How do we need to change in what we do in order to address learning/performance needs that are on-demand? In my opinion, it’s not that providing on-demand learning and performance solutions is a new idea.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from My Presentations

E-learning Uncovered

Tracy Bissette of WeeJeeLearning created and moderated this panel of three instructional designers. This completes the realism of the scenario and gets them familiar with their actual performance support.

e-Learning Programs' Support Services to Learners

eFront

However, how do we support our learners before, during, and after an e-Learning course, program, and (or) certificate? By focusing on the support services before the the e-Learning course begin you will attract and prepare the learners. By focusing on the support services during the e-Learning course you will enhance learning. By focusing on the support services after the e-Learning course you will have an online learning community of professionals with same interests.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011 – A Follow-Up

eLearning Weekly

Following up on last week’s post titled, “Top 5 Skills for eLearning in 2011,” I’d like to explore this at a different angle. The eLearning skills you need for 2011 may be directly influenced by the industry in which you work, and therefore some are more prevalent than others.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. link] December 5-7, 2011 International Digital Curation Conference: Public?

Four Phases of Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Performance: Applying the New Knowledge and Skills. Barriers are created when learners lack interest, don’t see the benefit of learning, or have negative feelings about either the learning or the content. Create a positive social environment incorporating collaborative activities.

May’s #LCBQ – We all want it now

Spark Your Interest

Yes, operational support should be searchable. Change e-learning Performance Support Howard Rheingold Instructional design LCBQThis month’s question is a flip of last month’s question , both centring on the immediacy aspect of quest for learning.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

In my opinion, giving a learner a self-study eLearning program as their only form of training or support is not much different than handing them a manual to read with some exercises. While this is only one way to create a social anchor, it does begin to build a bridge.

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Most awesome revelations in Working Smarter Daily for June 2011

Jay Cross

June 1, 2011 to June 30, 2011. 7 objections to social media in learning (and answers) - Donald Clark Plan B , June 11, 2011. Ten ways to create a knowledge ecology - Euen Semple , June 27, 2011. Connecting with Communities of Practice - Harold Jarche , June 2, 2011. Resolving the Trust Paradox - John Hagel , June 27, 2011. Making the most of Informal Learning - Jane Hart , June 16, 2011. PKM Updated - Harold Jarche , June 7, 2011.

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Strengthening Social Learning In the Workplace

Dashe & Thomson

Dashe & Thomson has found a niche creating custom training for large software deployments. In these cases, why not leverage trainers to create a “head-start”?

The Storytelling Element of Instructional Games

Kapp Notes

Often just the name of the game and some crude graphics were enough to create a compelling story in the player’s mind. Even player driven games like Eve Online have hundreds of underlying stories which have been created by the players themselves.

Mobile learning – Push or pull?

E-Learning Provocateur

So I propose we turn the prevailing notion of m-learning on its head… Let’s think less in terms of “training” and more in terms of “performance supportCreate the content once in a central repository (such as a wiki or an intranet) where it can be searched, explored and discovered on-the-job, and just-in-time if need be. The universal advice for m-learning is to keep it short.

Mobile learning – Push or pull?

E-Learning Provocateur

So I propose we turn the prevailing notion of m-learning on its head… Let’s think less in terms of “training” and more in terms of “performance supportCreate the content once in a central repository (such as a wiki or an intranet) where it can be searched, explored and discovered on-the-job, and just-in-time if need be. The universal advice for m-learning is to keep it short.

Breaking Down Communication Silos: One Approach

The Peformance Improvement

In my September 20, 2011 blog post , I presented a scenario about communication silos from my new book, Communication in High Performance Organizations: Principles and Best Practices , and invited readers to submit possible solutions.

mLearning devices and platforms: What you need to know

Bottom-Line Performance

(We have created an 8-part comprehensive report containing a series of two-to-three page “briefs.” Our answer is that companies need to be prepared to support multiple devices and that the issue REALLY needs to be tablet versus smartphone.

Emphasizing Noteworthy Content in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

We know that we should limit training to “must know” information, eliminating the “nice to know” stuff that does not directly impact learners’ ability to perform the objectives. Below are some ideas for providing this type of support in eLearning. You could also create a standard icon or label to associate with these occasional critical points, so learners know to pull out the notepad when they encounter those symbols. The intent is to support, not limit. By Shelley A.

Serena Williams and Stepping Back from Your Training Plan

Dashe & Thomson

Dashe & Thomson responded to the RFP but provided an alternative solution: an electronic performance support system (EPSS). The start date was delayed while a new assessment was performed. I am a big tennis fan.

Notes from Adobe Learning Summit 2011

Learning Developments

When possible, load audio/video into the library and create instances of it in your learning to save duplications and file size. Creating Mobile Content with Adobe Captivate 5 for Android Devices. Mobile lends itself best as a performance support device. Captivate Widgets 101: How to Create Your First Widget. Yves Riel, owner of Flash Factor, gave an informative presentation on creating Captivate widgets and lessons from his experience.

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Instructional Design Questions? There’s an App for that! …You need to check it out.

Kapp Notes

Why did you decide to create this application? We need more performance support tools to lighten our load. It seemed appropriate for performance support and it keeps the file size small, as this is a native app.

The Smart Worker : needs immediate access to solutions to performance problems

Jane Hart

Tweet In the second of a series of blog posts on helping L&D move forward, I look at how we need to help workers gain immediate access to “learning&# that solves their performance problems.

eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

I'm going to be moderating a CalTech MIT Enterprise Forum that looks at Entrepreneurial Opportunities in eLearning - basically where do we mutually see a good opportunity to create a successful eLearning Startup.

How to create a memorable mini-scenario

Making Change

Elearning examples Instructional design Scenario design activity design performance supportOften we’re told, “Put this information into a course.”

How to create a memorable mini-scenario

Making Change

Elearning examples Instructional design Scenario design activity design performance supportOften we’re told, “Put this information into a course.”

Beyond Corporate Training: How Social Learning is Changing Travel

Dashe & Thomson

and can share their own content created during their trip. Experts have created content for you to learn about some new features within your corporate ERP system, just like tour guides and writers do within guide books.

Retaining High-Impact Employees

The Peformance Improvement

As we crawl out of the recession, high performing employees will be in greater demand than ever (See blog post: The Coming Turnover Storm.). They understand it and strive to create an environment that supports it.

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

E-learning Uncovered

Tracy Bissette of WeeJeeLearning created and moderated this panel of three instructional designers. This completes the realism of the scenario and gets them familiar with their actual performance support.

Diving into mLearning: How to get started

Bottom-Line Performance

(We have created an 8-part comprehensive report containing a series of two-to-three page “briefs.” Create a policy. They created a different solution for each pilot group and extrapolated enough information to expand their efforts to affect many more countries and many more employees.