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.

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

Award winners for 2011. The 2011 Open Source Commercial System of the Year goes to . Course subscription/catalog which can be viewed by group, job role, etc. 2011 Commercial System of the Year. Awards LMS m-learning mobile learning Open Source 2011 award winners Absorb LMS Docebo elearninfo itslearning Learning Maestro 5 learning management systems Taleo Talent Management

Devlearn conference 2011: retrospective

Challenge to Learn

I do believe that it is not a threat for e-Learning authors but a great change to get a greater and even more meaningful role. I’m back home after a great DevLearn conference. Looking (and reading) back at the conference there are several things that stick out for me. Atmosphere. This was my second Guild conference (been to Learning Solutions in March) and one thing that really struck me at both conferences is the atmosphere.

Reflections 2011

Clark Quinn

I’m really grateful to all those who’ve had a role in the past year (and in my past, period) in co-developing new understandings, and I look forward to more opportunities in the coming year. 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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May 2011 Review

Jane Hart

But first a review of May 2011. Mapping informal and formal learning strategies to real work , Tom Gram, Performance X Design, 4 May 2011. Roles in communities of practice , Joitske Hulsebosc, Lasagna and chips, 9 May 2011. Tweet.

In case you missed it – 2011 in posts

Clive on Learning

Before I take my leave for Christmas, I thought I'd provide you with this summary of all my posts on Clive on Learning in 2011. I've marked with asterisks a few posts that were particularly significant from my point of view. December Where is the model for e-learning? Massively scalable training * Face-to-face is for special occasions * Can we dispense with email?

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Dev Corner - Roles and Authorization

Visual Lounge

Camtasia Relay has always had a notion of role-based access control (RBAC) but depending on how RBAC is implemented in your application you can run into problems extending your security-related business logic in the future. Sidebar: ASP.NET Roles.

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The Big Question: Does Gamification have a role in Workplace Learning?

Clive on Learning

October's Big Question at the Learning Circuits Blog addresses the application of games to workplace learning and in the process uses the word that everyone loves to hate - gamification.

Kick Starting 2011 With A Brandon Hall Research Webinar

Upside Learning

After a successful 2010, we are all geared up for 2011 with more events and more plans. Scheduled on January 19 th , 2011, this would be the first of many webinars that we have planned for 2011. The FREE 60 minute webinar will be held on January 19, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.

Content Curation: One More Role for an Enterprise Community Manager

ID Reflections

How does this tie in with the role of a community manager, you may ask! What role can an enterprise community manager play? In this case, the community manager's role would be akin to that of a museum curator. Faced with the tsunami of information, we are all floundering to find our way to content that actually matters. From setting up filters--both of the automated and human variety--to trying to make sense of what we find, we are in a fix, so to speak.

The Emerging Role of the Community Manager #astdl20

Learning Visions

The Emerging Role of the Community Manager with Jim Storer (@jimstorer) of The Community Roundtable Community = shared purpose, common needs Even if you think you’re doing something in private, it is discoverable and you could be outed. Understand the role and value of CM Social business becomes a strategic imperative. State of Community Management 2011 [link] (last year put the report up and had to register - 30,000 hits over the year.

Gamification in Workplace Learning: The Role of Play

Dashe & Thomson

Mr. Betts is the Managing Director for HT2 and his big question for this month is “Does Gamification Have a Role in Workplace Learning?” Gamification definitely has a role in workplace learning.

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L&D’s Role In A Purpose Driven Workplace


L&D’s Role in the VUCA World. Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today. Assuming we have such Purpose Driven Workplaces (PDW) what would be L&D’s role?

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DevLearn 2011 – Notes from My Presentations

E-learning Uncovered

To help learners see themselves in this role, I assembled a cast of characters to be the learner’s “classmates” in the course. I was thrilled to be accepted to speak and asked to serve on a panel at my first DevLearn experience!

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011 – A Follow-Up

eLearning Weekly

Following up on last week’s post titled, “Top 5 Skills for eLearning in 2011,” I’d like to explore this at a different angle. The eLearning skills you need for 2011 may be directly influenced by the industry in which you work, and therefore some are more prevalent than others.

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?

Who owns the photocopiers?

E-Learning Provocateur

If using a photocopier is integral to your role, then use one. customer service marketing social media analysis paralysis challenges innovation leadership purpose rolesDebra Ellis asked recently: Does social media belong in Marketing or Customer Service?

Learning vs Development

E-Learning Provocateur

The role of the L&D professional is to facilitate it: • Communities of practice. When we refine our views of the corporate system and our roles in it, we think more strategically, work more efficiently, and collaborate with one another more effectively.

Learning Solutions conference: the day after. #LS2011

Challenge to Learn

The role of e-Learning and e-Learning professionals will change from creator to moderator and editor. I’ll be back and I will play a more active role in the community. ls2011 e-Learning Learning Solution conference 2011What did I learn the last few days at the guild conference? Learning is about people and not about tools. Sometimes we forget this, especially someone like me who works with a tool vendor. But of course it’s true, tools are the means and not the goal.

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content. Social Learning Blog - January 7, 2011 [.]

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content. Social Learning Blog - January 7, 2011 [.]

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MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Role in Corporate Universities


They will expect and demand to learn differently — social, mobile and cloud will play a big role. This post, as the title says, is about Corporate Universities (CU) and the role of MOOCs therein. I will highlight a few shifts and trends that will likely have an impact on the role of a CU in today’s world: Capability development and continuous learning will be critical to business success. MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 4: Their Role in Corporate Universities.

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ELearning Project Managers – Misunderstood Heroes

Upside Learning

I then gave my friend an overview of the project lifecycle and the Project Manager’s role at each stage. A Project Manager’s role is similar to that of a Conductor in an orchestra. I would love to know what you think of the role of a Project Manager.

Tune in Live: The Role of Sketching in Interaction Design

Visual Lounge

The topic tonight is "The Role of Sketching in Interaction Design" led by guest speaker Peter Tascarella. Tonight the IXDA Lansing (Interaction Design Association's global professional network) group is hosting a meeting at TechSmith.

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Trickle Down Education: Taking Graduate Level Work to Sixth Graders

Kapp Notes

My role was to provide information about how to write a proposal (a persuasive essay). Yesterday, I spent the entire day with 6th graders. It was wonderful.

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference 2011

Jane Hart

Leading researchers present their current work, while special sessions focus on the role of [.]. “The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is a series of conferences designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. Presenters are leaders in their respective fields, representing industrial, academic and government communities. Conferences

DevLearn 2011 – Notes from One ID Challenge and HTML5 Authoring Tool Review

E-learning Uncovered

To help learners see themselves in this role, I assembled a cast of characters to be the learner’s “classmates” in the course. I was thrilled to be accepted to speak and asked to serve on a panel at my first DevLearn experience!

Power vs Ease of Use: Do We Need to Choose One?

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

That said, the role of template designer is to support a wide range between the minimum and the maximum number of such elements. Industry gurus have long maintained that authoring tools can be either powerful or easy to use. They say: choose one. I say: I want both. Is that possible?

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I often have conversations about the role of social media in learning processes. Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning. How can you learn from 140 characters?!

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14 reasons why your multiple-choice quiz sucks

E-Learning Provocateur

You try to trick me rather than confirm my understanding of the central concepts, so remind me: what’s the purpose of your role in this organisation? Unlike some of my peers, I’m not an opponent of the multiple-choice quiz.

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Leader's Simple Guide to Building and Retaining Trust

The Peformance Improvement

Admit your role in causing the breach of trust. Trust seems to be in short supply these days. Democrats don’t trust Republicans. Israelis don’t trust Palestinians. Christians don’t trust Muslims. CEO’s don’t trust employees and vice versa.

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Year in Review: The Worst Employee Training Mistakes of 2011


rolling out a generic training program is a significant waste of money, as each employee has different roles and tasks and thus varying training needs.” The end of the year is a good time to look ahead and make plans and resolutions to improve in the year to come.

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. In my role as Vice President of Client and Staffing Services, I know that training may not always be the answer.

The Big Question: how to assess informal learning

Clive on Learning

L&D does have a role in encouraging and supporting informal learning – making sure the infrastructure and the culture is as supportive as it can be.

Why you should go to Learning Technologies 2011

Good To Great

Looking back over the past three years, it’s clear that Learning Technologies is a really valuable experience for anyone in the industry: whatever your role or career stage, you’ll get something from it. So what am I hoping to get from Learning Technologies 2011? This will be my fourth Learning Technologies show and each year I’ve taken something different from the experience. In 2008 I’d been working in the industry for just over six months.

mLearning Tech A’plenty Released at CES 2011

mLearning Trends

To me, the more significant advances introduced at CES 2011 were the formal introductions from the leading carriers of their much anticipated “4G”, high-speed networks. In summary, this year’s show seems bigger and more impressive than many in recent years and I believe many of the products and services introduced this week will play a critical role in the adoption and proliferation of enterprise mobile learning here and abroad.

Big Cat Trail: Amazing Gir

ID Reflections

The trackers play a unique role in the Gir ecosystem. Sumeet and I headed toward Gir in Junagadh after our Kanha trip. The contrast between the two forests couldn't have been more shocking, and I am not referring to the fauna here. Let me explain a bit.

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