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] January 2011 January 2-5, 2011 International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN), 12 th , Bangalore, India. link] or [link] January 28-29, 2011 Educa , Helsinki, Finland.

What does 2011 look like for consultants?

Spark Your Interest

2011 is 1/12th over and thanks to my exalted status as thought leader (!!) for the BQ, I am compelled to write my predictions for 2011. How can organizations shed programs that are no longer high value? Others have put together a ton of great predictions already. Such as: Horizons report. Actual thought leaders – elearn magazine’s list. Tony Bates. More Canadian perspectives as described by Brandon Hall.

eLearning Predictions for 2011 and Beyond

Web Courseworks

This global influence will have an impact on the actions of eLearning leaders in the USA, i.e. globalization will impact all educational programs including professional development efforts. 2011 distance education eLearning future mobile learning predictions

Three Programs for Creating 3D Training Games

Kapp Notes

” While the book provides content related to the design of games, the development of games and integration of game elements into e-learning, it is not a programming book and neither is Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning. But if you want to program games, these are not the books. However, here are some recommendations to help start programming games.

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Upside Learning

E-Learning Trends 2011. Learning Tools Directory 2011. TechKnowledge 2011: Why Learning Professionals Still Have a Lot to Learn. It’s 2011 and mobile devices are flying off the shelves faster than ever before.

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Vote for The Best of ELearning 2011 Awards

eFront

Are you going to vote for The Best of Elearning 2011 Awards? The end of the nomination period is in August 1st and The Best of Elearning Awards 2011 will be honored at the Enterprise Learning! Conference & Expo on September 27-29, 2011 at the Hilton Anaheim at the Convention Center.

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.

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

Dashe & Thomson

Most corporate training, and for that matter most educational programs in general, are very ‘one size fits all’ And most of the time this is necessarily so given the subject, the time frame, the number of students to be trained, etc.

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MEPP Program Moodle & Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks

MEPP Program About four years ago, the UW Department of Engineering Professional Development (EPD) approached Web Courseworks about hosting a Learning Management System (LMS). As a private sector partner, we were chosen by UW Engineering because of our attention to the workforce learner as opposed to supporting technology for on-campus learners. Since 1949, the UW [.]. eLearning conferences distance learning elearning moodle The Wisconsin Idea Web Courseworks

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Questioning Gagné and Bloom’s Relevance

Experiencing eLearning

Lauren needed to do an informational interview for her masters program, and I needed some new profile pictures. Several weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Lauren Hirsh. The pictures turned out terrific; I’m sure I got the better end of the bargain.).

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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. As I stated in the previous post assessing my 2010 predictions, the size and complexity of mobile learning projects/programs will continue to expand across all geographical and line-of-business boundaries.

Dev Corner - Programming for Fun

TechSmith Camtasia

This week's Dev Corner is a presentation from DevKhan where Chris Bowron spoke about his personal homebrew project, "Chess Programming For Fun and Zero Profit". Last month, TechSmith Developers organized their own internal 2-day conference, DevKhan.

E-learning That Makes You Make Tough Choices

Experiencing eLearning

How many e-learning programs start with training on how to use the learning application itself? Have you ever been tasked with developing e-learning that needed to jolt people out entrenched viewpoints?

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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.

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?

Year in Review: The Worst Employee Training Mistakes of 2011

Mindflash

On British site HRmagazine.co.uk, Kevin Young, MD at SkillSoft, has also selected his top training mistake : generic training programs. The assumption that organizations haven’t already adopted a tailored training program is more than worrying.

Attract Students’ Attention in 30 Seconds or Less

Experiencing eLearning

Answer: Use any image program, draw in software like Adobe Connect. Better Beginnings: How to attract students’ attention in 30 seconds or less. Presented by Dr. Carmen Taran. Thanks to the eLearning Guild.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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.

Dashe & Thomson

This effects workers in northern states more often than in the south so we have made that point abundantly clear throughout the program. Most recently, Ive been working on training programs for the propane industry.

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

by Barbara on March 28, 2011 in Instructional Design , performance support Accelerated Learning Mind Map While I was taking classes in curriculum design, we discussed, at great length, different learning styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic.

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. Other measures to manage this situation are apparently to do more coaching by line managers and more in-house programs.

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mLearning in Africa

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Recently I had a chance to talk to a speaker at e-Learning Africa 2011 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. Mobile devices penetration in Africa is expected to pass 50% during 2011. Three, programming skills required to produce mobile learning are limited.

What I Learnt About Mobile Learning Design

Upside Learning

I recently came across a report on the Deloitte website , which estimates that global Smartphone market sales will touch 375 million by the end of 2011.

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Upside Learning

Learn the eight fundamental characteristics that will give you guaranteed improvement opportunities in your training program. This time around we focus on the basics – learning and its right mix.

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Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

My thinking about training evaluation was turned on its head by a presentation at the February 2011 MNISPI meeting by Beth McGoldrick of Ameriprise’s RiverSource University. Implementing his model does not include gathering data that would address program improvement efforts.

The Biggest Myths in Learning and Development

Absorb LMS

” I was immediately hooked and began creating simple computer programs to teach music theory. In the early 1960s, philosopher Abraham Kaplan and psychologist Abraham Maslow independently described the idea that being in possession of an instrument affects our perception.

Four Phases of Learning

Dashe & Thomson

Create a learning community by having everyone select and change learning partners throughout the program. Have learners define their main goals in attending the program and have them share them with other participants. How Many Accelerated Learning Phases Are There?

Mobile Learning Has A Promising Future In India

Upside Learning

The gradual shift to HTML5 will allow programs to run through a Web browser rather than a specific operating system or plug-in. It is a well-known fact that Mobile learning hasn’t yet picked up steam within India.

Bi-Annual CAC event is today

Kapp Notes

Click here to check out the live streaming event from our alumni and friends of the program. When you get to the front page, select “Spring 2011″ to see today’s presentations. Here is a link to the live Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) event. Enjoy! BUCAC CAC

In games and learning interfaces, strive for an interactive conversation interface

Kapp Notes

These principles need to be in any software program trying to create the illusion of conversation or interaction with the person sitting in front of the computer.

Practical Ways to Design Social Media Into Your Training Programs

Mindflash

Since spring of this year, I have designed several learning programs using Yammer with good results. There is a lot of talk about using social media in training or about social learning in the workplace, but frankly there is not a lot of action.

Growth In Formal Learning

Upside Learning

While documenting this knowledge and making it available over the network helps, having a top-down mandated training program to impart that knowledge becomes more important. There has been a lot of talk about informal and social learning vs. formal learning.

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Upside Learning

Mobile Trends: The Future Guide To The Best Predictions For 2011. Find the most interesting and relevant trends, anticipations and predictions about the mobile world and how these will affect any web site publisher work in 2011.

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Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

Upside Learning

As part of a blended program. Mobile learning is in the air. It’s the buzz word in training these days and you can’t escape all the noise surrounding it. At Upside Learning, we have been doing a fair bit of mobile learning for more than two years now.

Instructional Design Questions? There’s an App for that! …You need to check it out.

Kapp Notes

How long did it take you to design, develop and program the application?

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Upside Learning

What are the hidden challenges that can create a roadblock to success before we even roll out the program? 10 Must Have iPad Apps for 2011. Learning as we knew it has undergone (and continues to undergo) a sea change.

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