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.

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.

Trending Sources

Leveraging Mobile Learning Platforms As Performance Support Systems

Upside Learning

This post specifically talks about how a Mobile Learning Platform can be used as an effective Performance Support System. What is a ‘Performance Support System’? It seamlessly integrates all the components of the performance support system.

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.

Your Brain: The Ultimate Electronic Performance Support System

Social Learning

We at Dashe & Thomson have for years been at the forefront of the development of Electronic Performance Support Systems (EPSSs), which are designed to allow employees to quickly and easily access role-based, bite-sized information at the exact point in time when they need it.

12 Most Popular eLearning Posts: January 2011 Monthly Roundup

Upside Learning

Performance Support In Our Daily Lives. Discusses about two performance support tools that would enable us to do everyday tasks more effectively and with less effort – probably with better results. January was a month of varied topics.

2011 Predictions

Clark Quinn

I also think we’ll see the further demise of “courses über alles” and the ‘all-singing all-dancing’ solution, and movement towards performance support and learning facilitation driven via federated capabilities. Taking the steps now have some immediate payoffs in terms of optimizing content development streams and looking anew at what are important interactions, but the big returns come in creating optimized learning and performance interactions.

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.

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?

Strengthening Social Learning In the Workplace

Social Learning

Like most areas of enterprise learning, IT user adoption is moving away from the classical “push” approach towards more effective “pull&# learning styles, including performance support and social learning.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting take a journey down our blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2011. So without much ado, here are Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2011 from our blog as determined by you, our readers. JIT Performance Support Mobile App Development.

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.

Four Phases of Learning

Social Learning

Performance: Applying the New Knowledge and Skills. Performance: Applying the New Knowledge and Skills. With immediate application—and the proper coaching and support—learners typically retain 90% of the new knowledge and skills. Performance evaluation and feedback.

The Storytelling Element of Instructional Games

Kapp Notes

Well designed educational games blend a task-related story with interactive game elements to help the player learn the desired behaviors, actions and thinking patterns that support the desired outcome within a particular context.

Performance Support In Our Daily Lives

Upside Learning

Chances are you’ve noticed performance support has entered our daily lives. It’s also quite possible it has missed your attention even if you are using performance support tools to do everyday tasks more effectively and with less effort – probably with better results.

Questioning Gagné and Bloom’s Relevance

Experiencing eLearning

I made this comment as part of the interview: It’s easy to get caught up in theories without really looking at whether the research support is there. If a client asks for an information dump, this research should help support you in arguing for something including practice.

Bloom 125

In Defense of the Term “Gamification” as used by Learning Professionals

Kapp Notes

Games overcome the “sting of failure” specifically by doing things like giving multiple opportunities to perform a task until mastery and through the introduction of chance or randomness (two elements schools and corporations work hard to eliminate). 1984) it was found that performance contingent rewards (found in many games) produced greater intrinsic motivation than the same performance objective and favorable performance feedback without reward.

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.

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. Best of Working Smarter Daily.

PENS 18

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. The intent is to support, not limit. Instructional Design Performance Support Writing Tips eLearning Training Transfer AttentionBy Shelley A. Gable.

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.

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 support” Create 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 support” Create 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.

Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Social Learning

I should acknowledge here that there will continue to be some corporate function responsible for performance improvement, but traditional training departments will – at minimum – continue to be downsized and further decentralized.

Do You Walk To Work or Carry Your Lunch? Putting Content Into Context. Part II.

Social Learning

When verbally describing performance support I have referred to it as a Microsoft-Help- that-actually-works. Performance support is such a beautiful and powerful solution for so many reasons. Also, very interestingly, performance support is pretty flat.

Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

One of the most relevant tools (currently) for performance support. Myriad number of operating platforms, device types and variations in supported technologies make it difficult (and at times impractical) to create a unified solution which works well across the board.

Why does learning content seem so much more exciting on an iPad?

Clive on Learning

Not so much performance support, because you need that to hand every minute of the day and a smart phone is the obvious vehicle. I'm convinced that the future of e-learning will be on tablet devices. But for learning, a tablet seems such a perfect fit. Since DevLearn last week, when it seemed every other person was carrying an iPad, I've been trying to figure out just what it is that tablets offer as a delivery medium for learning which a laptop can't do equally as well.

iPad 97

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips

Upside Learning

Find a problem with learning or performance first , think about learning next, and mobile learning last. Look for a learning/performance problem and analyze carefully if mobile learning is a possible solution and not the other way round.

Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

A lurker might very well be giving back by performing better at their jobs, by sharing insights with others in the context of their daily work by using the learning gleaned from lurking. Lurking and its role in communities has been on the forefront of my mind for the past few days.

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. Diane and I are gearing up for DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas in a few weeks, so if you want to get in touch, please do at @dpelkins or @jkunrein.

ADL 13

The Big Question: how to assess informal learning

Clive on Learning

The Big Question on the ASTD Learning Circuits Blog is long enough to fill a post all by itself: How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results?

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning

Learning Visions

Or add images/objects onto the environment… [link] [link] Is it performance support? mobile focused vendors like Float) Four Conventional Learning Applications for Mobile Devices Instructional support uses (elearning on a small screen – lectures, video, audio clips, notes) Personal Organizers Learning Management Systems on a mobile Assessments New Learning Application Categories 1. performance support and coaching 10.

Walking to Work or Carrying Your Lunch? Putting Content Into Context. Part I.

Social Learning

What performance support asks us to do is to put ourselves inside the learners’ experience. Einstein was clearly an early adopter of performance support. One of the most useful guides regarding performance support comes from Conrad Gottfredson, Ph.D.,