Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
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 & mLearning: 2011 Consumer Electronics Show Takeaways
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JANUARY 18, 2011
Tablets Many have coined 2011 "the year of the tablet" and I believe it. Even though Apple doesn't show at CES, their presence was certainly felt as the competition scrambled to churn out products that would be able to compete with the ever-popular iPad. by AJ George. Another year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has come and gone. What did this year's CES bring to the table for the eLearning industry?
Better Productivity with Raptivity: A Story of Customer Centricity
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
OCTOBER 3, 2011
It is no different with product design. You design products in a flash of inspiration, and keep making them better by listening to your customers. release is full of productivity features that are based on ideas that come straight from the trenches. Raptivity's productivity enhancements span across the entire product usage experience. Likewise, while deactivating the product, the license key is detected automatically.
Product Review: Saba Social
AUGUST 12, 2011
Saba Social is a very solid product, that despite a few hiccups and “huh moments, achieves what it sets out to do, provide a user friendly social experience. I admit that in general I have been underwhelmed in the past with Saba.
Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011
FEBRUARY 27, 2011
Designing or developing elearning requires experience in training and project management as much as audio and video production. I focus here on what I think are the top skills for elearning now, in 2011. Video Production. What are the skills you need to land an elearning job?
Does The Food We Eat Affect Our Productivity?
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
According to the flagship study released on the subject by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in 2005, our nutrition habits have a direct impact on our productivity.
Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review
DECEMBER 28, 2011
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.
Vote for The Best of ELearning 2011 Awards
JUNE 29, 2011
Are you going to vote for The Best of Elearning 2011 Awards? Each year the Elearning Magazine allows professionals involved in the eLearning industry to nominate eLearning products and services.
Product or process?
Learning with e's
AUGUST 7, 2011
But what you don't see is all the learning, thinking and the skills development that went into the mix leading up to Sophie's production of such a wonderful piece of art. We are not running a production line, and we don't need quality control. Picture the scene.
Gamification vs. Serious Games–What’s the Difference?”
MAY 26, 2011
For example, creating a game to encourage people to buy a particular product or behave in a particular manner such as taking the steps verses and escalator (as shown below).
Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011
JANUARY 2, 2011
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.
My 1-liners from ElNet 2011
MARCH 15, 2011
Erin McCuskey recommends treating your training video like a mini Hollywood production – with character development, a storyline and emotional connection – which makes it so much more engaging. Last week I attended ElNet’s Workplace E-learning Congress in Sydney.
Two Software Tools for Creating Simulations
DECEMBER 5, 2011
Add motions and gestures to the production timeline for more engaging eLearning content. Here are two tools that can be used for creating effective and engaging simulations. Let me know of other tools. SimWriter. Screen Capture from SimWriter simulation creation software.
Product Review: EasyGenerator Rapid Content Authoring Tool
APRIL 26, 2011
Preview window can be seen in Chrome, IE, Firefox and Safari browsers, and when choosing preview will do so – based on your set criteria of what browser to do so (within the product). Which any product never wants to be. EasyGenerator.
Product Review: Cornerstone OnDemand
DECEMBER 12, 2011
The hype on the product was huge, after all, the company’s revenue has increased significantly over the past two years. Search Connect – their search capability within the product. Product in general. In 1982 a film called Tron appeared on the silver screen.
Future of elearning industry looks Bright!
JULY 28, 2011
According to a report by Ambient Insight, called “The Worldwide Market for Self-paced eLearning Products and Services: 2010-2015 Forecast and Analysis, the worldwide market for Self-paced eLearning products and services reached $32.1 If, as reported in the Harvard Business Review , employee costs are five times assets (not uncommon in an employee intense businesses), then it only takes a 5% increase in employee productivity to increase profits by 25% of assets.
Match Content to be Learning with Right Game Type
AUGUST 25, 2011
For example to learn declarative knowledge, critical information such as the names of products, ingredients and machinery simple matching games or drag and drop will address the needs of the learners.
Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models
JUNE 22, 2011
In addition to e-learning, Talkwheel helps enterprises improve productivity and communication both internally and externally and allows users to organize their social and professional networks in an effective manner.
Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter for May 2011
MAY 31, 2011
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. A big question - David Weinberger , May 1, 2011.
Product Review: Liquid Authoring Content Authoring Tool
MAY 24, 2011
Product: Liquid Authoring. In test version, product did not work in FireFox, had problems in Safari, but worked well in Internet Explorer. It is as though, the product itself wants to be two things to two groups of end users.
The College Tour Right of Passage–Done Virtually
APRIL 4, 2011
has created a product known as “ 3D Virtual Campus Tours.”. Franklin, OH April 04, 2011 – Designing Digitally, Inc. , Product Website: [link]. Well, its the time in my life where things have gone full circle. I am now touring colleges with my oldest son.
PowerPoint 2010: Animating a Venn Diagram
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
AUGUST 8, 2011
It would be difficult to add such an animation to a Venn diagram created with shapes and text boxes as outlined above because each section is not an actual shape; rather the sections are products of overlapping shapes. by AJ George. A typical Venn diagram has two or more related topics.
Preview of Articulate Storyline at LS 2011
MARCH 29, 2011
I was really impressed with the demo of Articulate Storyline at the Learning Solutions 2011 conference this month. Tom Kuhlmann gave a nice personalized walk through of what the product can do. The product is also introducing variables which will make it more competitive with Lectora or Captivate. This product will not be replacing the Articulate Studio.
8 interesting things at CeBIT
JUNE 1, 2011
Well suppose you work for a financial services company that’s introducing a retirement income product for UK expatriates. I don’t find CeBIT very interesting. I’m not really an IT geek, so for me it’s a bit of a yawn fest. However I still like to go to the expo.
Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.
APRIL 26, 2011
Want to create something with a little higher production values? Every day, thousands of videos are uploaded, most shot on home video gear, with production quality that is – by broadcast video standards – absolutely dismal.
20 Signs of Employee Disengagement
The Peformance Improvement
DECEMBER 7, 2011
Poor product and service quality – employees are not doing their best work, are not paying attention to customer needs, and are not showing a high level of concern for quality. Employee engagement seems to be the current hot topic of survey organizations.
20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
Read this article to know how blended learning will empower hundreds of millions of youth to lead healthy and more productive lives. E-Learning Trends 2011. Learning Tools Directory 2011. TechKnowledge 2011: Why Learning Professionals Still Have a Lot to Learn.
Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog
APRIL 14, 2011
Kirkpatrick Revisited → Download Free Whitepaper The Top 10 Pitfalls of End User Training – and How to Avoid Them Given the current state of the economy, businesses large and small are looking for ways to improve productivity while maintaining quality.
Second Summer 2011?Learning in 3D” class explores another virtual world
JULY 19, 2011
So that is why collaboration in a traditional 2D product is so hard, no one knows who has everyone’s focus and so people talk over each other, hesitate to speak and just get frustrated because they can’t tell who has the focus of the group.
Product Review: Melon LMS
MARCH 4, 2011
For example, if Susan is having difficulty with a certain product or learning a skill, you can see if they are going to those areas in the course, how often and how long. Product: Melon LMS. E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning Lite LMS LMS Melon LMS Product Review craig weiss E-Learning 24/7 lite lmsWhile the Melon Lite LMS has some clever ideas, these get los t in interfaces that create more confusion then watching another Charlie Sheen meltdown. Front End.
A Conversation with Reuben Tozman
MAY 9, 2011
From my first days as an ISD, I immediately saw the impact an ISD person has on production cycles with a technical team when left to their own devices without supervision. And so edCetra was formed based on the notion that ‘custom’ eLearning production can use better models that allow for creative instructional design while reigning in production costs.
Product Review Raptivity
JUNE 27, 2011
Product: Raptivity. Don’t get me wrong, this is a product that offers some really great features, but it constant pitching within the product to upsell, becomes irritating, so much so, I can easily see someone blasting the product into recycle bin space.
Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning
OCTOBER 11, 2011
user controlled media/production/playback (use your personal devices for your own productions - “looking from the bottom up”) 9. These are my live blogged notes from a webinar today with Float Learning: Instructional Design for Mobile #id4mlearning. Advance apologies for typos or incoherence… Brought to us today by: Adam Bockler, Float Gary Woodill, Sr.
2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning
DECEMBER 5, 2011
Award winners for 2011. The 2011 Open Source Commercial System of the Year goes to . To see the modules, select “products” Ideal for higher education and academia, it packs a whallop. The product offers a nice set of modules, but alas, only the two above are free. From a feature standpoint the product is slick. The product though has come a long way, and with some clever additions, it was just by a narrow margin, I selected Absorb LMS.