2012: That was the year that was

Jane Hart

In the first of two reviews of 2012, here are the 10 most popular posts on my own blog this year – based on viewing stats, tweets and FB likes. 1 - The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed.

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Tin Can: My First impressions from mLearnCon 2012

Upside Learning

From a business perspective – how will companies create a standard environment around this? Mobile Learning mLearnCon mLearnCon 2012 mLearning Tin CanI attended a session by Aaron Silvers, Community Manager at Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL).

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What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

On 1 October I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list , and in my introductory analysis I said. Anyone can join up for free using their business email address and if a network for their company already exists, they will join it, if it doesn’t it will automatically be set up.

Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

1 - Defining social learning – Marcia Conner, 4 October 2012. ” 2 - Can Learnist hold the key to enterprise learning - Paul, 5 October 2012. ” 3 - Everything you know will eventually be wrong – Daniel Engber, Truth Decay, 5 October 2012.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. The Guardian (2012), ‘Talking feedback’ 2 User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-generated content has been on many organizations’ authoring. learning on business outcomes.

6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

All of these trends saw significant uptake in 2012… and look to continue. It’s launching at DevLearn 2012. With smart phone use on the rise, businesses would be absurd not to use this to their advantage.

Pick of the Month: August 2012

Jane Hart

The month started with a survey, reported in Social Business News, that showed that Professionals spend 40% of their time in online peer communities. August is typically a quiet month, but there have been plenty of good blog posts and articles around.

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Knowledge Guru™ Learning Game to Launch at @DevLearn 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

And we’re flying from our hometown of Indianapolis to sunny Las Vegas to do it at DevLearn 2012. Bottom-Line Performance has been in business since 1995, providing eLearning, instructor-led training, and curriculum design solutions to clients of all sizes.

Raptivity Presenting on M-Learning at eLearning Africa 2012 in Benin


Manager – Business Development of Harbinger Knowledge Products will be presenting on the topic “Interactivity Paradigm shifts to Mobile Learning” [.].

Pick of the Month: July 2012

Jane Hart

Chronicle article explains the business model , reviewed the Coursera approach: “I am certainly not a business person and the people starting this all seem like smart cookies to me. asked Daniel Little in the Huffington Post on 23 July: “Colleges face the revolution that has already hit music and book publishers — the Internet swamps traditional methods of transmission and publication, and whole new consumer experiences and business models are created.

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A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

The number of vendors who went mobile with tablets at the start of the year was extremely small compared to where it stands at the end of 2012. Avatars, Image characters, backgrounds that are business or work oriented. My Forecasts for 2012. I love the end of the year.

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What’s REALLY Going On? 6 Truths About Training in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ve set all the hype aside to look at what was really happening in the training world in 2012. The 2012 mLearning Report, published in May 2012, by eLearning Guild , the world’s oldest and largest “community of practice” for eLearning professionals.

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E-Learning events in the Asia-Pacific region 2012

E-Learning Provocateur

With 2012 gathering steam, it’s time to plan the next round of professional development events to attend. • When: 7-9 February 2012. • Theme: eLearning business case studies. • When: 16 February 2012. • When: 21 March 2012.

First week of 2012

Moodle Journal

Written as a companion to the SharePoint Server 2010 Evaluation Guide for Technical and Business Decision Makers, I found it very readable.

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Conference Report: The Training and Development Show ME – 2012


Harbinger Knowledge Products was glad to be a part of The Training and Development Show ME – 2012 Conference held at World Trade Centre, Dubai (UAE) from the 4th to 5th December 2012. Manager – Business Development [.]. Community Conference eLearning tools raptivity 2012 Conference Report Social Learning Environment Speaker Session The Training and Development Show

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EDGEX 2012: About Disruptive Education

ID Reflections

At a time when organizations were investing in formal, top downtraining programs, a vestige of the Industrial Era and Taylorist ideas of productivityimprovement, Cross, Marcia Conner and a few others were busy advocatinginformal learning, workscaping, the power of social tools and the importance ofbuilding one’s personal learning network.

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

Although the advent of e-technology in the late 1990s changed businesses into e-businesses, this was essentially about automating existing business thinking and practices. So whilst e-business is about automation, social business is about innovation. 2012).

2012: The Year of Learning in a Social Business

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Pick of the Month: November 2012

Jane Hart

1 - Visualize real learning – Mark Britz, 5 November 2012. ” 3 - What does L&D need to do to survive in the 21st century – Helen Blundon, 16 November 2012. Or, the business may not see the relevance of L&D’s involvement.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] January 2012 January 2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando, California, USA. link] January 4-7, 2012 Presidents Institute , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA.

Pick of the Month: April 2012

Jane Hart

Note, for easy reference, all the resources in my daily Picks are collated monthly on my 2012 Reading List. Here is my pick of the resources that I shared on Twitter and in my Pick of the Day in April.

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Sports and Business Are Not Analogous

The Performance Improvement Blog

As the 2012 London Olympics goes into its final weekend, I feel compelled to write about sports and leadership. For the past few weeks it seems like all we’ve heard from the news media are analogies between sports and business.

Valve handbook: an unique way to organize talent and business

Challenge to Learn

achieving your business goals Change management Hans de Zwart management ValveThis week I was having dinner with Hans the Zwart who is a former colleague of mine. He is one of the most well-read people I know and when he gives me a reading tip, I will read it.

#25 to #11 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

Next week, 12-12-12, will be #10 to #1 learning management systems for 2012. While their UI is very user friendly, they really haven’t done much in terms of new cool features in 2012. Now in 2012, they overhauled that UI, added some very forward thinking features including digital signatures and are now on the rise. The system was created specifically for business, which in of itself makes it unique.

Connect learning to the business: Learning objectives and action mapping

Challenge to Learn

I will present about: Supporting business objectives with better learning objectives. In order to keep eLearning relevant we need to create better courses, we need to connect these courses to the business goals and we need to prove our added value to the business.

Creating “Mind-Blowing” Learning Games for Social Impact and Business Results

Bottom-Line Performance

You cannot assume that creating a game or gamifying a learning experience will translate into business results …which is the intended purpose of most learning solutions requested by corporate clients. We are closing business faster than on any launch in the last 2-3 years.

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Pick of the Month: May 2012

Jane Hart

Note, for easy reference, ALL the links in my daily Picks are collated monthly on my 2012 Reading List. Training professionals need to recognize that by being business-focused in every aspect of their work.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

On the total number of employees, over 44% were from businesses 500 or less employees. For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . The data shows that what many vendors assume end users want is far from accurate.

LearnNow Morning Session July 25 2012 #ASTDLN

Learning Visions

WE didn’t do it because back then, the business environment didn’t demand that. But today…businesses are starting to demand it. “We Disruptive technologies reshape things and trigger new business models. ·. Political instability and the correlation with business confidence. Or my blog notes from our LearnNow session in April 2012: [link].

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The End of the Road for me at Adobe. 2012 and Beyond.

mLearning Revolution

2012 and Beyond? I can’t remember being as excited as I am these days with the new opportunities that lie ahead in 2012. My mission as she said is to apply everything I’ve learned about Social Media to grow the business and drive traffic the store and web site.

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Ban Those Words!

The Performance Improvement Blog

In my last blog post , I wrote about the Harvard Business Review blogger Dan Pallotta and his post titled, “I Don't Understand What Anyone Is Saying Anymore.” He writes about business buzz words and how they get in the way of clear communication. The words for 2012 are: Amazing.

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eLearning Conferences 2012


Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Only listings until June 30, 2012 are complete as dates, locations, or Internet addresses (URLs) were not available for a number of events held after this date. => January 2012 January2-4, 2012 College Teaching and Learning Conference, sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research, Orlando,California, USA. link] February23-24, 2012 MoodleMoot Austria ,Linz, Austria.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. There will be more types of devices and ways to connect with our mobile learning world in 2012.

The Return Of Video To eLearning

Upside Learning

eLearning eLearning Business eLearning Video Return of Video to eLearning Video Based LearningJosh Bersin cites YouTube Videos as one of the best learning tools available in his session at the HR Technology Conference last week. I agree and see a bigger role for videos in the learning mix.

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Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

Enter social business! Even as organizations invest in social platforms to conducttheir day to day to business, online communities are taking over real worldteams. social_business tacit Knowledge Management Tacit knowledge Knowledge Flow John Hagel

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