A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Web Conferencing – You would think that all these services would have a native app for tablets. 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. My Forecasts for 2012.

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Workforce Development Services: A new framework of training and learning support

Jane Hart

” This is a great question – as it allows me now to write a post, about how not only do I think Workforce Collaboration Services are going to be vital in the emerging social business, but how that there are other key services that will be required too.

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2012 LUC Exhibitor Showcase: LinguaLinx Translation Services


Content Creation Services. Custom Development Services. March 15, 2012. 2012 LUC Exhibitor Showcase: LinguaLinx Translation Services. The 2012 Lectora® User Conference is proud to welcome LinguaLinx, Inc., Create iPad e-Learning Content. Forum. Logins.

Now Hiring: Summer Intern for BLP’s Learning Services Team

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance (BLP), a learning solutions company in New Palestine, IN (25 minutes from downtown Indianapolis) is looking for an intern to help create innovative learning solutions for us and for our clients. Can You Tell a Good Story?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. tool should give you the versatility to create.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] November 30-December 2, 2011, Online Educa Berlin 2011: International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training for Corporate, Education and Public Service Sectors , 17 th , Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Berlin, Germany. link] March 11-13, 2012 BrainStorm 13.0:

#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. Sales service – in my experience awful. . #22 The system was created specifically for business, which in of itself makes it unique.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

Podcasting – creating your own – 57.1%. Yes, you get the card or however it is built-in, but you still need a service to use it – and 4G costs are high, especially when it comes to data plans.

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.

Learning In Practice Awards 2012

CLO Magazine

Awards were presented to the top three entrants — gold, silver and bronze — in more than a dozen categories, with several new ones added this year, including Strategy, Technology, Trailblazer and Collaboration for practitioners and Vendor Partnership, Blended Technology and Community Service for vendors. Learning providers were recognized for their service in eight categories, including e-learning, academic partnerships and social learning.

Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

2012). Think of help desk agents who are evaluated both on the quality of their service and how quickly they can solve problems; timed practice matches the learning outcomes. Clark Aldrich has created a number of successful games and simulations, such as Virtual Leader. Ruth Clark posted at ASTD an article titled “ Why Games Don’t Teach.” ” It’s a deliberately provocative title, meant to draw attention and cause controversy.

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Get Skilled to Create Engaging e-Learning

Integrated Learnings

Sally created some great videos on changes to the old process. Creating something more engaging takes just too much time. Further, many people charged with creating e-learning come from instructional design backgrounds and have never been formally trained on creating robust web content. To create the most engaging training you need to be an instructional designer, a graphic designer, a web developer, and an LMS expert. Integrated Learning Services, Inc.

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Using a Learning Management System to Gather Good Ideas

Absorb LMS

19, 2012. Generate better products and services. You could even create a course specifically designed to improve a process. There’s a winding, two-lane highway in Quebec that has a telephone/electrical pole standing in the middle. This isn’t a joke.

Get the 2012 Lectora User Conference Mobile App


Content Creation Services. Custom Development Services. May 16, 2012. Get the 2012 Lectora User Conference Mobile App. Get access to valuable 2012 Lectora® User Conference resources right in the palm of your hands. Create iPad e-Learning Content. Forum.

My commencement address for the workforce learning class of 2012

The Learning Circuits

That happened a lot in Denver, at ASTD 2012. Thank you for inviting me to share this wonderful occasion with the workforce learning graduates of 2012. Pressure for growth, technology, and a competitive landscape create abundance and opportunity for workplace learning people. In the opening keynote at ASTD 2012, Jim Collins reminded us of the importance of humility. I admit it. I love when people seek my opinion. I am soon entering or have recently entered the field.

A Paycheck Away, Our Learning Game For Change, Was a Game Changer

Bottom-Line Performance

We did this by creating a “Game Master” role. Quality early childhood education and daycare services are not available in poor communities. Suggested Solutions to Homelessness: Create a program where the elderly watch young children during the day.

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A new framework for supporting learning and performance in the social workplace

Jane Hart

In the new connected workplace, current training, e-learning or blended learning services, which take a top-down, ”command and control” approach to organising and managing “learning” will not be appropriate to support these new ways of working and learning. SERVICES & ACTIVITIES.

Algorithmically Generated Content In Learning

Upside Learning

It doesn’t take much of a stretch of imagination to put algorithms, user-generated content and the hundreds of millions of social connections that exist to use together to actually ‘create’ content. Here is an entire list of such services.

The Future of E-Learning in 2013


Instructional designers have made their living creating training that is effective, engaging, and enjoyable. Better yet, take some proactive steps to position yourself as a service provider to MOOCs. Picture from insidehighered.com.

10 most popular posts of 2012

Jay Cross

Google Analytics tells me these are 2012′s greatest hits on jaycross.com. The science is still evolving, but we believe that sitting is harmful in itself ,” says Dr. Toni Yancey, a professor of health services at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Seeded with content, the cMOOC empowers – read “expects” – the learner to discuss, debate, discover, share and co-create new knowledge with his or her fellow learners. Universities will finally accept they are service providers. MOOCs get a bad rap.

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How to Use a Learning Management System to Support Your Workplace Culture

Absorb LMS

Please hold the line until the next available customer service representative.” Nilofer Merchant wrote a blog post for Harvard Business Review last year titled “ Culture Trumps Strategy, Every Time.”

Course-of-the-Month Club: Using a Learning Management System to Sell Subscriptions to Learning Content

Absorb LMS

Understandably, the company providing this course-of-the-month subscription service doesn’t want the headache of managing all this manually. They also want to spend their time and energy on creating great content rather than managing course access.

What Do You Mean?

The Performance Improvement Blog

One of these comments is a perfect way to begin 2012. The truth is we have to step up, work smarter, not harder, and create a Web 2.0 Let's hope communication improves in all of our organizations in 2012. .

Hands On Guide: How We Used iBooks Author to Replace PC-Based eLearning

Bottom-Line Performance

January’s announcement of iBooks Author , Apple’s free tool for creating multi-touch books for the iPad, was big news for educators. We created a webpage with a link users can click to download the iBook right to their iPad.

“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?”

Jane Hart

The tasks range from updating their Facebook to reflect the new Timeline feature, creating three circles in Google+, creating a blog, creating a playlist on one of the music services, Pandora or Spotify and more.

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10,000 Hours to Mastery: The Gladwell Effect on Learning Design

Bottom-Line Performance

by creating and delivering a 60-minute e-course or 1/2-day classroom session for them to take, then we’re just plain silly. I just finished reading Malcom Gladwell’s latest book, Outliers. In one of its chapters, he explains the 10,000-hour rule.

New skills for the learning professional in changing times #chat2lrn

Jane Hart

C4LPT : RT @stipton L&D gets stuck in measurement without cause, order-taking without reason this is not a value add service for anyone. chat2lrn: Q7) We know that L&D has to change, how do we create a sense of urgency in others?

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Self-service learning and the role of manager as coach

Connect Thinking

Last week I blogged about what’s required organisationally for self-service learning to become part of a deliberate learning strategy. Now, from the onset Id like to say that a learning strategy should include both the promotion of learning self-service and manager as coach.

Games For Change Part 2: How We Ran Our Learning Game Design Workshop

Bottom-Line Performance

We are designing the game and playing it as an exhibition at the 2012 Spirit and Place Festival in Indianapolis on November 9th. Kristen Hewett, one of our team members, has an uncle who works in social services, but the rest of our BLP team is admittedly insulated from many of the issues.

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Games For Change Part 2: How We Ran Our Learning Game Design Workshop

Bottom-Line Performance

We are designing the game and playing it as an exhibition at the 2012 Spirit and Place Festival in Indianapolis on November 9th. Kristen Hewett, one of our team members, has an uncle who works in social services, but the rest of our BLP team is admittedly insulated from many of the issues.

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Embedded Ubiquitous Learning

Upside Learning

These digital agents can be looked at simply as computer programs that are connected to the information resources of the inter-webs, they could reside on your mobile phone as an application or accessed as one might a ‘cloud service’.

The Simplest Way to Create e-Learning Content for the iPad


Content Creation Services. Custom Development Services. September 18, 2012. The Simplest Way to Create e-Learning Content for the iPad. Using Lectora and CourseMill to Create an Easy Access iPad Course. mLearning on the Rise in 2012. Forum. Logins.

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This week on #TalkTech: Virtual Browsers, Free Wi-Fi and mLearning in Traditional Industries

Bottom-Line Performance

Users can also create their own auras by downloading the Aurasma app and share them through the channel feature. As a part of this project, the city is also talking about extending this service to underserved populations in the city for a small fee.