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.

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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50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011

ID Reflections

Inspired by JaneHart’s Top100 Articles of 2011 , I thought I should put down at least the top 50 thathas made me reflect and ponder in the past one year, has changed the way I dothings and shaped quite a bit of my work-life decisions. Not all the posts havebeen written in 2011, but since I either stumbled across them in 2011 or readthem with greater appreciation this year, I thought it fair to include these inthe list.

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. LMS for Training Companies – Then & Now: Get The Free eBook.

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.

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’? Training Component - The training component of the PSS helps the user access training material on demand.

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?

Training: The Value of Assessments

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Although I do know of at least one training company that offers assessments and feedback after the class, I am deducing that conducting assessments is not the norm. I have read a couple of articles--and one book--saying that we will need to start proving that our training is effective by providing after-the-class assessment. Training on Trial , by Jim D. And finally, have those new behaviors resulted in the business results that were the ultimate goal of the training?

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.

Training for No Results

The Peformance Improvement

Why do companies continue to deliver corporate-wide employee training in a way that ensures minimal results? Recently, I heard about two examples of national corporate offices requiring that employees in local offices attend their training programs.

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Rapid Instructional Design for Accelerated Learning

Social Learning

It is still taught in universities and by most train-the-trainer firms. It needs to proceed from a new understanding of the learning process, be in tune with today’s rapid-fire environment, and provide better learning and performance for all types of learners.

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

In the training world, the optimum number seems to be “four.” Performance: Applying the New Knowledge and Skills. Performance: Applying the New Knowledge and Skills. This phase ensures integration of learning into the job as well as continuous performance improvement.

Strengthening Social Learning In the Workplace

Social Learning

The training industry has seen plenty of debate around whether or not organizations can and should take steps to strengthen social learning. Does a warning sign illuminate indicating training has become formalized, followed immediately by glazed eyes and nap time?

Online Trainer Training: Engaging the Virtual Learner

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Published reports say " the average student in online learning conditions perform better than those receiving face-to-face instruction." " That's encouraging news for trainers and training companies looking to offer classes online. Before jumping into the online training world with both feet, consider this: the world is littered with online courses that fail. training

CERT and performance support

Clark Quinn

I’ve just completed Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training (except a final live drill in a nearby neighborhood), and I’ve been impressed with the thought that’s gone into the task. The plan is that volunteer teams trained to take initial action as a mechanism to save lives. And even trained responders will be under considerable stress. In addition to the training, they’ve provided resources and very specific performance support tools.

Questioning Gagné and Bloom’s Relevance

Experiencing eLearning

At a previous job, we had regular quasi-formal professional development training for the instructional designers, provided by other members of the team. That article outlines how the taxonomy is invalid, unreliable, and impractical, as well as offering alternatives more focused on performance.

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The Non-Training Approach to Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

The Training Department (aka the L&D dept) has traditionally focused on designing, developing, delivering and managing instruction – in the form of courses, workshops, e-learning and other training events.

Training to Learning & Performance – It’s evolution baby!

Learning Cafe

Well there was a lot of interest from my network surrounding the press release from the Institute of IT Training (IITT) earlier this month. The press release stated that on the 14th September the IITT would complete a planned name change to become the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI). In my time in L&D I have been involved in a name change myself from being in a Training & Development team to becoming a Learning & Development team.

Your Brain: The Ultimate Electronic Performance Support System

Social Learning

From a training perspective, this article is especially interesting because it provides new evidence for the importance of “just-in-time” learning for the workplace. performance support

Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation: A Critique

The Peformance Improvement

At the end of Dan McCarthy’s blog post , “How to Evaluate a Training Program”, in which he explains his pre-post, survey approach to applying the Kirkpatrick four levels of training evaluation , he asks: Has anyone used a system like this, or something better?

Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training

Upside Learning

The Centre for Performance Development has released the results of their Learning & Skills 2011 survey – which was held both at the event and online. Less classroom training. As classroom training will diminish.

April 2011 Monthly Roundup: 7 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training. This is compounded by the fact that a large number of organizations and institutions are opting for mobile learning as part of their training and development.

Bottom-Line Performance Ranked #4049 on 2015 Inc. 5000 List

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance (BLP) #4049 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000 by growing revenue by 71% from 2011 to 2014. Bottom-Line Performance is an award-winning learning design firm serving a wide range of corporate clients. We don’t train people.

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. A tablet is portable enough to use on a train or a plane, or when you're hanging about waiting somewhere. I'm convinced that the future of e-learning will be on tablet devices. But for learning, a tablet seems such a perfect fit.

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Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

One of the most relevant tools (currently) for performance support. One of the best ways to offer quick, real-time on-demand performance support. More than pushing training on to a mobile device, designing mobile performance support solutions would be the greatest opportunity.

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning

Learning Visions

1940s Bloom’s Taxonomy 1956 Mager Learning Objectives 1962 Gagne 9 Events 1965 ADDIE…1975 ADDIE and the 5 Rules of Zen 2002 The affordances of mobile devices are many – need to think about training and ID in new ways. Growth of the Corporate University movement (represented a shift from hallway training and apprentice movement) – the increasing professionalization of training – and now we’re getting ready to move away from it. (We’ve performance support and coaching 10.

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

Social Learning

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? In that case, we had several thousand users to train at five different campuses across the state in about eight weeks.

Cathy Moore on Saving the World from Boring eLearning

Learning Visions

ID training is on the job and self taught through the wonders of the Internet – reading theory and research online. We need to redefine our roles in organizations from converting infomration in a course to becoming performance consultants.

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. The training exercise for this type information would be on how to find it when you need it.

Ethan Edwards: 5 Most Important Analysis Questions You’ll Ever Ask #devlearn

Learning Visions

so much elearning is like scrapbooking) We want to create experiences that will create lasting and beneficial change in the performance environment Where does analysis go awry? along the top list the performance outcomes. Most compliance training actually does have value to your org (don’t just do it cuz you have to) Because elearning is $ to create, there’s no reason to create it unless there’s an outcome. Training prepares people to answer MCQs.

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. However, even after filtering extraneous information from training, learners still should only have to make occasional notes for later. Even if you inform learners that job aids and other resources will be available after training, remind them periodically throughout training.

Front-End Analysis: Improving Performance

Social Learning

As I am straddling the line between performance improvement and instructional design, I have been mulling over the use of Front-End Analysis and thinking about whether it would apply to the performance problems that we so often see associated with implementing ERP systems.

Performance Management is Broken

The Peformance Improvement

What is intended to pass for performance management in too many organizations today is the annual compulsory performance review. To label this a “performance management system” is to give the process much more credit than it deserves.