2011 Predictions

Clark Quinn

Deeper uses of technology are going to surface: more data-driven interactions, complemented by both more structured content and more semantics. I’ve talked before about looking at the bigger picture of learning, because I’m convinced that the coming differentiator will not be optimal execution but continuing innovation. mobile social strategy technology

Reflections 2011

Clark Quinn

The chance to really accelerate innovation and more is hard to ignore. Finally, it does appear more organizations are getting the message about moving to a strategic position in terms of learning technology. On this, the shortest day of the year here in the northern hemisphere, it seems like a good time to reflect on the past year and look forward to the coming one. It’s certainly been an interesting year, and a good one personally.

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Innovation Showcase

Moodle Journal

Our Technology School are exhibiting at the Excel Conference Center WorldSkills London 2011 05 from Oct 2011 to 08 Oct 2011, so for that alone, I would certainly recommend getting along for a visit in this coming week, I should be there myself on Friday, and really looking forward to it.

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Upside Learning

As people increasingly embrace social media and new technologies with open arms, social learning, informal learning and blended learning continue to gain a strong foothold in an organization’s learning palette. E-Learning Trends 2011. Learning Tools Directory 2011.

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Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

We are moving, albeit in fits and starts, from traditional learning environments, where curriculum are essentially assigned to learners, to more collaborative and innovative environments where learners can self-direct their learning and participate in communities of passion.

Silicon Valley Parents Question Value of Technology in Learning. Should We?

Dashe & Thomson

According to the recent New York Times series Grading the Digital School , parents in some of the most tech savvy places in America are questioning whether the investment in classroom technology is paying off. we are motivated by a blind faith in technology.

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.

Persuasive Technology Could Be Key to Gaining User Adoption

Dashe & Thomson

There are dozens of case studies and reports that illustrate how it’s not enough to get the technology working. Now, a new discipline – Persuasive Technology – has come along to help both the training people and the change people.

Improving the world through innovations in e-Learning?

Challenge to Learn

He says that if you want to innovate and really convince and capture people you have to go inside out: Start with the why. Maybe my why is more that I feel that we don’t really benefit from the possibilities our technology offers us. Clearly I need to work on my why, for the time being I will stick with: “Improving the world through innovations in e-Learning?&#. e-Learning EasyGenerator Golden circle Innovation Simon Sinek TED

Lots of Fun at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011

Kapp Notes

You can find my slides and resources at the link Kapp’s TechKnowledge 2011 Resources and a great recap of the presentation at Cammy Bean’s live blog notes of my session (no one I know live blogs better than Cammy.). Yeah technology!

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Upside Learning

Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? 10 Must Have iPad Apps for 2011. Learning as we knew it has undergone (and continues to undergo) a sea change. Today, we have new forms of learning like – blended, informal, social, mobile etc.

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Influence, Innovation, Inspiration

Origin Learning

This is a tribute post that is aimed at recognizing the need to follow the paths they have both tread, to kindle and nurture the spirit to pursue ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking and innovation – two key elements of these inspirational figures! Remember October 5, 2011?

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Upside Learning

Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? CISCO has an amazingly innovative culture that allows them to experiment with new technologies and ideas around learning. This week we get serious about serious games.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011. link] December 1-3, 2010 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 16 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany. link] March 28-31, 2011 Web 2.0

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Upside Learning

For all you Tech savvy folks, get the scoop on how technology wires the learning brain and how HTML 5 aids cross platform development. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? technologies. How Technology Wires The Learning Brain.

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Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

Century-old consumer brand organization, Newell Brands, underwent a major transformation when Michael Polk became CEO in 2011. Cochlear, a global company that produces hearing-implant technology, needed to strengthen its leadership team. LEARNING IN PRACTICE AWARDS 2016. .

eFront Best Open Source Solution Announced as Honoree for Best of ELearning! 2011


2011 Awards. Because the awards are completely user nominated and committed to recognizing innovation and user satisfaction the honorees reflect direct successful experiences with eFront Open Source Solution. ? 2011 winners will be announced at the Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo on September 28th, 2011. best open source solution eFront LMS efront the best alternative to moodle eFront Best Open Source Solution Features Honoree for Best of ELearning 2011

UpsideLMS Sweeps 5 Brandon Hall Excellence In Technology Awards (2010)

Upside Learning

Earlier today, we received emails from Brandon-Hall Group letting us know that our best value LMS – UpsideLMS – has won 5 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards (2010) awards. Learning Management Technology for Blended or Informal Learning. Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training. Learning Management Technology for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses. Social Learning Technology. Learning Management Technology for External Training.

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.

Disruptive innovation

Learning with e's

Disruptive innovations are essential for forward movement he suggested, but the opposite is actually happening when we look at current government policies. We need to discuss who we can embrace the technology that is already embedded in the lives of the pupils in our schools.

The New Face of Blended Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Here’s the gist: Disruptive innovation (termed as such by Harvard Business School Professor Clayton M. Disruptive innovation fundamentally transforms the landscape rather than merely sustain the conventional structure. Segue to innovation …). And, technology IS a cornerstone.”.

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

Dashe & Thomson

What if we could customize training programs for each learner using adaptive software technology? I believe that same kind of technology will be utilized down the road to help us efficiently customize learning programs for individuals.

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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.

Excellence in Technology Innovation

CLO Magazine

Recognizes vendors that have rolled out an innovative learning technology for a client such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, apps, video, social collaboration toolsor games and simulations. Learning in Practice Awards 2016.

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

We unveiled our mobile learning solution – Upside2Go – at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011. Its right mix of traditional and innovative features work towards giving you an experience that truly surpasses place and time boundaries.

IBM Watson And The Future Of Learning

Upside Learning

I’ve banged on about intelligent personal learning agents based on semantic technologies in the past , and Watson – a ‘natural language processing’ ‘pattern recognizing’ ‘world aware’ engine – is a huge step towards making that happen.

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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.

Best of working smarter for September 2011

Jay Cross

Best of Working Smarter Daily , September 1 – 30, 2011. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 7 surprising facts about recorded lectures - Donald Clark Plan B , September 17, 2011. 3 simple tips for setting up online communities - Jane Hart , September 30, 2011.

Upside2Go – Changing The Game

Upside Learning

Upside2Go – our mobile learning solution, is the culmination of our innovation process. Upside2Go will be formally unveiled at ASTD TechKnowledge 2011, on 3rd February at 1.00 PM (local time) by Amit Gautam, Director of Technology Solutions at Upside Learning.

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

Dashe & Thomson

A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

It’s clear that getting a solid and rapid ROI on software projects has more to do with people and change than it does with technology. The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology.

5 Benefits of Continuing Education Innovation


Innovation in your programs can highlight the benefits of continuing education in your organization, both for individual learners and for your enterprise as a whole. The ACCME is mandating innovation , but what benefits will your organization experience from the process?

Everything connects at Amplify

E-Learning Provocateur

Last week I attended AMP’s biannual innovation and thought leadership festival, Amplify. For the sake of convenience I have organised them under three broad categories: Innovation, Social Media and Mobile. Innovation.

Innovation and butterfly moments: evolution, not revolution

Good To Great

Last week I attended an LSG webinar given by James Cory-Wright from Brightwave on the topic of continuous design innovation. James set out 10 ways to improve the learner experience in e-learning, which I’ll recap in another post, but what really tickled me was James’ description of ‘butterfly moments’ Everyone has a slightly different understanding of what innovation is. But innovation doesn’t have to be big bang stuff.

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Upside Learning

Ten Top Technology Tools for Teachers. Lists 10 top technology tools that are all free, easy-to-use, easy-to-access and can be used in any subject, at any age to enhance the learning experience. Predictions and Hopes for Elearning in 2011. Predictions for e-Learning in 2011.

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