6 Mobile Learning Trends That Grew in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

All of these trends saw significant uptake in 2012… and look to continue. Many companies and schools are adopting this policy as it is more cost effective and encourages people to keep working even after they go home for the day…or at least, that’s what the buzz is about. It’s launching at DevLearn 2012. Mobile learning is exciting, the trends are important, but effective learning experiences still down to rock-solid instructional design.

#DevLearn 2012: Kapp Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors. The Proteus Effect: Implications of transformed digital self-representation on online and offline behavior. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games. 2011) A meta-analytic examination of the instructional effectiveness of computer-based simulation games.

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TechKnowledge 2012 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are my slides from the TechKnowledge 2012 presentation “What Research Tells us about 3D Avatars, Storytelling and Serious games for Learning and Changing Behavior” plus videos and other links that go into more detail based on the topics I discussed. Kapp's ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 Presentation. Virtual self-modeling: the effects of vicarious reinforcement and identification on exercise behaviors.

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. So in this post, I wanted to take a look at the Top 10 Tools on the 2012 list, and briefly suggest what corporates can learn from them in order to appreciate how workplace learning is a much wider concept than just creating content or running webinars. I’ll take a look at some of the other tools on the 2012 list in further postings. Top Tools 2012

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

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. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every.

Campaign For Effective Elearning (#c4ee)

Upside Learning

Earlier this year Rob Hubbard chair of the eLearning Network launched a campaign for effective elearning at the Learning Technology 2012. Upside Learning Campaign For Effective Elearning Effective Elearning Effective Elearning Campaign Elearning CampaignWith so much of mindless elearning being created around us everyday this is a welcome initiative. Here’s a video by Rob Hubbard explaining the campaign.

Doing Good Effectively

The Performance Improvement Blog

And whether you donate to charities or you are a philanthropist that gives grants to nonprofits, you should care about organizational effectiveness and efficiency. One commonly used indicator of effective management in organizations that do-good is the percentage of their budgets that goes to administrative costs. Overhead matters, but effectiveness matters more. Employ cost-effective strategies (trachoma surgeries, rather than training guide dogs, to help the blind).

Pick of the Month: July 2012

Jane Hart

Suddenly we had the ability to do a lot of things better, faster, more efficiently and more effectively – and often with higher levels of engagement and enjoyment. Studies) Most corporate training is an example of the “Streetlight Effect.”. “In 2012, the only thing left standing between you and knowledge is your will to learn.” ” If you’d like to see all of the articles I bookmarked in July, you can find them in my 2012 Reading List.

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Pick of the Month: August 2012

Jane Hart

“We need to step back from the standard knee-jerk response that compliance training is a necessary and effective way (and often the only way) of improving levels of compliance, and that there is no alternative open to us. ” Of course, Charles has some suggestions for how effective compliance training should take place, so do read the whole article for more on that. August is typically a quiet month, but there have been plenty of good blog posts and articles around.

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Effective Storyboarding

Integrated Learnings

Storyboarding for an eLearning course can be a very effective way to lay out the overall look and feel of your course, as evidenced by this post by Donna Bryant. I recently attended a webinar presented by Trivantis, the company that owns the eLearning development software Lectora , on effective storyboarding. By Dean Hawkinson.

#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. With its m-learning capability including on/off synch and rather solid UI, the product continues to be an effective solution.

Adobe Captivate 5/5.5: Save and Share Effects

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    I've written about Captivate's Effects feature in the  past. If used appropriately, effects can greatly enhance your eLearning lesson. Essentials online classes, a participant asked if it was possible to share a group of effects with other members on her team. She had added several effects to an object that everyone on her team liked.   The effects will be saved as an XML file.

Measuring Training Effectiveness Through Gaming

Dashe & Thomson

The post Measuring Training Effectiveness Through Gaming appeared first on Social Learning Blog. A very common question that Instructional Designers field from clients goes something like this: “The training plan looks great; now how will I be able to tell if it has an impact?” While this is a perfectly natural question – after all, why else would one buy training – it can be a particularly difficult [.]

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Measuring Training Effectiveness Through Gaming

Dashe & Thomson

So what does this mean for the lowly Instructional Designer (or his still-lowlier Project Manager) when faced with that scary question about “measuring training effectiveness?” Because when a game is well-designed (as yours surely will be), the learner is effectively assessing himself by his very progress. . So the next time you’re faced with a need to demonstrate training effectiveness, consider attacking the problem head on with a training game.

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2012 in retrospective: top 10 posts

Challenge to Learn

In this post I will have a look at 2012 based on the top 10 post of this blog. We need to find more effective ways to present our learning content to our learners and that means we have to move away from the current ‘book’ and ‘slide show’ metaphors. e-Learning 2012 in retrospective elearning top10It is the time of the year to look back and to make plans for the new year. The top 10 is: A new metaphor for e-Learning.

Executive Coaches Talk About Coaching Effectiveness

The Performance Improvement Blog

I participated in a presentation on coaching at Zingerman’s Roadhouse in Ann Arbor, Michigan on September 21, 2012. My co-presentors were Rob Pasick and Barb Allushuski. We talked about the growth of executive coaching, the range of styles of coaching, the ups and downs of coaching, and how to evaluate coaching. See below: . Coaching Evaluation Leadership Development Barbara Allushuski coaching leadership Rob Pasick

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

Bottom-Line Performance

I just finished reading Malcom Gladwell’s latest book, Outliers. In one of its chapters, he explains the 10,000-hour rule. This rule states that people don’t become “masters” at complex things (programming, music, painting, free throws) until they have accrued 10,000-hours of practice. And…he dos a great job of illustrating that people who are commonly regarding as “masters” are really just people who hit the 10,000 hour mark very early in their lifetimes.

LearnNow Morning Session July 25 2012 #ASTDLN

Learning Visions

We power effective performance at every changing moment.” We have to power effective performance at every changing moment. Or my blog notes from our LearnNow session in April 2012: [link]. These are my notes from the morning session of ASTD LearnNow Conference, happening July 25 & 26 on the lovely shores of the Charles River in Cambridge, MA. I’m co-facilitating this event with Bob Mosher (Ontuitive), Conrad Gottfredson (Ontuitive) and Chad Udell (Float Learning).

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5 Tips For Managing Effective Blended Learning Through An LMS

Upside Learning

However, after having seen a number of LMS implementations across various industries, I am of the opinion that an LMS can be smartly used to deliver effective blended learning that focuses primarily on the process of learning. When used in a structured way, blended learning can allow organizations to mix different teaching materials and tools into an effective, integrated learning experience, giving learners an opportunity to move from passive learning to active learning.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] November 30-December 2, 2011 Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture: The Effects of Global Learning – Teaching the World about the World, Rome, Italy. link] December 4-7, 2011 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS): East Meets West – Connectivity and Collaboration through Effective Information, Shanghai, China. link] December 9-10, 2011 Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Clayton R.

10 Effective LMS RFP Guidelines

Upside Learning

Here are 10 guidelines to draft an effective LMS RFP. We received a Request For Proposal (RFP) from a leading Banking and Financial organization last week to deploy an enterprise wide Learning Management System. Like every other Bid Manager, I too was excited as it was a good opportunity; but my excitement soon turned into disappointment when I opened the Bid Document.

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The State of E-Learning in Australia in 2012

Connect Thinking

This question led me to think about a much larger question – the state of e-learning in Australian organisations in 2012. Those who are just beginning are looking for agile, cost effective models. It is up to the e-learning industry to provide agile options to this client group, through cost-effective LMS, quality rapid authoring and providing clients with more than typical e-learning courseware options.

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The State of E-Learning in Australia in 2012

Connect Thinking

This question led me to think about a much larger question – the state of e-learning in Australian organisations in 2012. Those who are just beginning are looking for agile, cost effective models. It is up to the e-learning industry to provide agile options to this client group, through cost-effective LMS, quality rapid authoring and providing clients with more than typical e-learning courseware options.

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eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

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.

#SLCONF 2012–Social Learning in action

Lars is Learning

It largely practiced what it preached – in that it proved to be a highly social discussion and effective forum for sharing ideas and experiences with an experienced group of professionals and practitioners. Last Thursday I attended the #SLCONF Social Learning Conference in London. Good use was made of alternative formats and seeding conversation between groups. I think the fact that this was a. social networking social media social learning mobile learning #SLCONF motivation

Effective Video Training – Breaking it down

Dashe & Thomson

Brandon Hall, the research firm based out of Delray Beach, FL, polled over 300 training professionals back in 2011 and found the top 2 reasons for using video in training – effectiveness and high engagement. Training videos are an incredibly effective method of training people quickly and thoroughly. More than perhaps other training techniques, there is a fair amount of art that goes into making video training as effective as it can be.

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Myopic Vision Limits Training Effectiveness

Living in Learning

I fear the L&D function.or Training.if you choose by another name, are locked into a paralysis of tradition. Tradition yields comfort and familiarity. Comfort and familiarity yield resistance to change…and in some cases even recognition that there could actually be a “change” that offers a viable alternative. There is no denying that some form of knowledge transfer is a requirement.no

ISTE Conference 2012

TechSmith Camtasia

The 2012 ISTE conference will be taking place June 24-27 in San Diego, CA. In the end I’ve realized that the traditional way of teaching may have been effective ten years ago but not anymore. We are thrilled to have our customers present their Flipped stories in order to help other educators make the initiative to flip their classrooms. So what exactly will be presented and who will be presenting?

Fourth Summer 2012 Learning in 3D Class

Kapp Notes

How effective for learning was building the model in 3D? We had a wonderful learning experience in this week’s class. We built models of the 3D learning process in the virtual world of Second Life under the careful watch of our host, Stylianos Mystakidis, it was great to have him help conduct the class and provide the students with an interactive exercise that included all four Macrostructures. Students working on recreating the model.

Ruth Clark Claims “Games Don’t Teach”

Experiencing eLearning

A more accurate title would be “Some Games Aren’t Effective at Making People Remember Content,” but that’s a lot less likely to grab attention. Let’s look at her summary of the research: The goal of the research was to compare learning efficiency and effectiveness from a narrative game to a slide presentation of the content. 2012). Ruth Clark posted at ASTD an article titled “ Why Games Don’t Teach.”

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50 Best eLearning Posts Of 2012

Upside Learning

We have compiled the 50 best eLearning posts of 2012 from our blog. Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions. 5 Tips For Managing Effective Blended Learning Through An LMS. 10 Effective LMS RFP Guidelines. Tin Can: My First Impressions From mLearnCon 2012. We hope you have had a good start to 2013. We are going to make it even better! It’s a chance for you to catch up on some interesting stuff you might have missed the last year.

Is Your eLearning Effective for Dummies?

Integrated Learnings

By Shelley A. Gable. I recently started teaching myself how to play harmonica with the help of a book from the For Dummies series. And I'm impressed. These guys are good instructional designers. That said, I realize that the point of these books is to instruct. But that's the point of a lot of books, and not all of them do it well. So kudos to them. And that got me thinking. What, exactly, are they doing right? Am I doing those things right when I design an eLearning lesson?

#1 Killer of Effective Learning Development

LearnDash

When creating and delivering any type of learning, there is one thing that will surely kill your productivity 100% of the time. Many people, even outside of our community, suffer from this all-but-too-common trap which sucks the life out of your training and out of you. The sad part: this can be avoided by taking a few simple steps. The #1 killer in learning development productivity? Rework. The word alone makes me shiver.

Tin Can: My First impressions from mLearnCon 2012

Upside Learning

In effect, Tin Can has been designed with a grand vision of creating a world where no learning is ever lost and a record of the learning persists throughout. Mobile Learning mLearnCon mLearnCon 2012 mLearning Tin CanI attended a session by Aaron Silvers, Community Manager at Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL). The session interestingly was titled ‘Design of the Possible: Powered by the Tin Can API’.

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Research in Gamification of Learning and Instruction

Experiencing eLearning

” In that post, I shared several links to research about the effectiveness of games for learning. If you are interested in a more in-depth review of research, Karl Kapp’s new book The Gamification of Learning and Instruction has an entire chapter titled “Research Says…Games are Effective for Learning.” “An instructional game will only be effective if it is designed to meet specific instructional objectives and used as it was intended.”

The Snowball Effect: Documentation and Training for Global ERP Systems

Dashe & Thomson

My client and I are fully encased in the Snowball Effect. Here are a few we have made with the project to mitigate the snowball effect and continue forward progress: Instead of delivering thousands of pages of printed materials for the testers, we are delivering the documents electronically on a local print server via a simple web page. Once upon a time, a major manufacturing company implemented SAP to handle all of their North American operations.

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Top 10 Training Metrics

Your Training Edge

Is it time for you to measure the effectiveness of your training programs? Measuring the effectiveness of training is a very difficult task, for stakeholders, training departments and end users. If you are a training manager or company stakeholder looking for ways to measure the effectiveness of your programs, these ten metrics are a great place to start. Training outsourcers tend to use client-defined criteria to determine training effectiveness.