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.

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

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I used this rule on a daily basis (though I did not realize it at the time) when I made a point to figure out what motivated my actors and the characters they were playing in order to more effectively direct and teach them.

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Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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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.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

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Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal.

The Radicalization of Sales Training Starts @ the Edges

Living in Learning

Sales Training LinkedIn Sales Effectiveness Training ImpactReflecting on this choice of title, I can imagine some rather extreme images springing forth in the minds of long-time sales training purists. I say this with confidence because the topic of facilitating learning at the edges of the ecosystem has freaked out both platform trainers and instructional design professionals before. Yeah, and yours truly was that source of disruption – and more than once.

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The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

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These people hold the secret to effective networking – it’s not all about you ; it’s about all of you.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

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By their nature as an easy to update discussion forum/document repository/collective know-how workspace, wikis provide a natural outlet for the sort of informal learning that is so central to any truly effective learning initiative. If you’re not using Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, wikis, etc.,

Instructional Systems Designer Tells Us His Solutions for Retaining Employee Knowledge

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He can be reached through his LinkedIn profile or email at vflango@yahoo.com. This series explores the difficulties of being a trainer and how to overcome them, along with tips and advice to make your training more effective and even more engaging. The authority in the field of Cooperative Learning, an effective method that can be used for both traditional and non-traditional media.

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

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This same effect is seen in ant colonies and bee hives, as noted in another fascinating article I found in a post by Gisela Jonsson, titled “ Ants are stupid, ant colonies are smart.”

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

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The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. After reading this, I started thinking about this new LinkedIn utility I recently installed.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

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They may by very knowledgeable about the technology behind a tool but can’t bridge the gap to explaining its usage to the people who will be using it, or they don’t know of the most effective learning solutions (e.g.

The Radicalization of Sales Training Starts @ the Edges

Living in Learning

Sales Training LinkedIn Sales Effectiveness Training ImpactReflecting on this choice of title, I can imagine some rather extreme images springing forth in the minds of long-time sales training purists. I say this with confidence because the topic of facilitating learning at the edges of the ecosystem has freaked out both platform trainers and instructional design professionals before. Yeah, and yours truly was that source of disruption – and more than once.

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Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

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According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1).

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The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

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by Andrea on February 23, 2011 in social learning The other night I attended a lecture at the University of Minnesota Medical School. First to prove they are safe and then to prove they are effective.

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The Smart Worker : learns best with and from others

Jane Hart

David Pollard, in a recent posting, has also pointed out that there are limitations to what you can learn online or alone , and in fact came up with a list of things that included: the social skills and capacities of getting along well and effectively with others (e.g.

Learning @ the Point of Work

Living in Learning

Obviously, there are other external factors like the state of the economy, cost and availability of money, and other environmental drivers and restrainers, but even including them, the pressures and demands on the business to survive, much less flourish, still is largely dependent on the effectiveness of the workforce. Continuous Learning Learning @ the Point of Work PDR Learning Continuum Performer Support Rants & Ramblings learning continuum LinkedIn work context

T&D and the Relentless ROI Dilemma

Living in Learning

What the C-suite needs to see…and will respond to…are a workforce that has the capacity to be agile and effective at the point of work…AND…produces sustainable business outcomes. Continuous Learning Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems convergence learning ecosystem LinkedIn performance consulting Training ROI work contextC-suite's addiction leads to relentless pursuit of ROI. There's a headline for you!

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The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

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That’s all fair, and we should seek to accommodate as many people as possible in our pursuit of effective training. And yet that’s effectively what is happening when we present text visually and then have someone say it at the same time.

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Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

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Tom Gram, in the February 17, 2011 post on his Performance X Design blog, says that our training programs are working when we can point to evidence and linkages in performance terms.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

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Military by Jim on May 19, 2011 in Gaming Theory Think game-based training doesn’t have anything to offer your organization in the way of savings?

Governance: Who Should Come to the Party?

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I fell into a discussion on the Chief Learning Officer network early this morning that asked, “What is the most effective governance model?” Change Leadership change Governance LinkedIn LMS ImplementationThe second part of the question was, “How do you ensure the governance meets your performance objectives?” Having been up to my hocks in forming and storming through the birthing pains of several governance efforts, I had to shake off the tremors before I could offer a suggestion.

The Renewed Importance of EHR Training – Meaningful Use Incentives.

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Up until now the effects of these failed implementations have amounted to little more than lost opportunities.

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

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To start answering these questions, we have to acknowledge that formal learning, as we know it today, will not be effective in the future.

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Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

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by Michael on March 7, 2011 in blended learning If you still believe that “classroom learning is the best learning” for your training and learning programs, I have some news for you.

The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets.

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The cause and effect is easy to understand. This effects workers in northern states more often than in the south so we have made that point abundantly clear throughout the program.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

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This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. Weber also points out how effectively additional techniques demonstrated in the movie – like music, movement, and humor – open the mind to learning.

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Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

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But why is video so much more effective at accelerating innovation than, say, print – or even eLearning? Mark Durgee April 5, 2011 at 4:32 pm # Jon- I, too, am interested in learning how video can be incorporated into informal learning programs as part of a Web 2.0

Learning @ the Point of Work

Living in Learning

Obviously, there are other external factors like the state of the economy, cost and availability of money, and other environmental drivers and restrainers, but even including them, the pressures and demands on the business to survive, much less flourish, still is largely dependent on the effectiveness of the workforce. Continuous Learning Learning @ the Point of Work PDR Learning Continuum Performer Support Rants & Ramblings learning continuum LinkedIn work context

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

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What happens in class is interactive problem solving – which means, in effect, that the “teachers have used technology to humanize the classroom,” he says.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

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Allow your learners to actively share their experiences and effectively leverage the knowledge and experience of your learners to help them teach each other. March 17, 2011 at 12:14 am # I am adult learner educator.

T&D and the Relentless ROI Dilemma

Living in Learning

What the C-suite needs to see…and will respond to…are a workforce that has the capacity to be agile and effective at the point of work…AND…produces sustainable business outcomes. Continuous Learning Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems convergence learning ecosystem LinkedIn performance consulting Training ROI work contextC-suite's addiction leads to relentless pursuit of ROI. There's a headline for you!

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Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

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by Jolene on March 11, 2011 in Gaming Theory , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning Over the last year or so, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to incorporate games into eLearning instructional design projects. To be effective the game must make work seem like play.

Who's Building the Social Learning Roads? | Social Learning Blog

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by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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My Learning Resolution For The Year (Hint: It's not “to be.

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Nothing new, really, but it reinforced the idea that effective training can only be accomplished by doing , not being told. In effect, he was driving; I was just executing the commands.

Who's Going to Build the Social Learning Roads?

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by Paul on April 20, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , social learning Over the last few months I’ve discussed with my brother, a professor at Bethel University here in Minneapolis, how to incorporate social media into his classes.

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