Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

1 - Defining social learning – Marcia Conner, 4 October 2012. Social learning doesn’t effect you.” ” 2 - Can Learnist hold the key to enterprise learning - Paul, 5 October 2012. We were effecting change that people said wasn’t possible.

The Snowball Effect: Documentation and Training for Global ERP Systems

Dashe & Thomson

Finally, it was time to start bringing the wonder of SAP to the company’s global operations. The company was smart and planned a phased global implementation over several years. My client and I are fully encased in the Snowball Effect.

Global 196

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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. Overhead matters, but effectiveness matters more. It’s that giving time of year again.

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 9-10, 2011 Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

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.

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. We hope you have had a good start to 2013.

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.

Learning Tech 2012 Conference News

eLearning Weekly

This April, in Chicago, I will be speaking about mlearning design and strategy at Learning Tech 2012. Strategies for Effective Mobile Learning - Eric Matas Editor, eLearning Weekly Magazine. News & Events Chicago E-Learning 24/7 Learning Tech 2012 mLearning

News 48

TrainingIndustry.com Recognizes Digitec as Top LMS Company for 2012

Association eLearning

”We focus on innovation in learning technology, and it’s great to be recognized for that on the global scale.”

Gartner’s top tech 2012 predictions: Impact on learning at 3 levels

Learning Cafe

The highly respected information technology research and advisory company Gartner has made the top 10 enterprise technology predictions for 2012. By 2015, the prices for 80% of cloud services will include a global energy surcharge.

Adobe Captivate 5/5.5: Template-Like Settings Without the Template

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

On the  Global Preferences  screen, you'll find myriad options to explore. Alas, none of the pre-project settings I've discussed above will have any effect on existing projects.

3 Reasons To Switch Your LMS

Upside Learning

Are you expanding functionally to accommodate the business needs of your organization in a non cost-effective manner? Building a unified global learning infrastructure is becoming a requirement for the sustainable success of companies across all industries.

vendor 253

The Future of Work and Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Just-in-time learning – New technology is connecting more people globally and bringing more information to our fingertips (literally) whenever and wherever we need to know something.

What we are up to at Learning Technologies 2012!

Saffron Interactive

Saffron Interactive’s ground-breaking e-learning which aims to persuade over 50,000 learners globally, speaking a variety of languages and from a wide range of backgrounds, to commit to a more sustainable way of living and working.

Don’t attempt to convert e-Learning to m-Learning – they’re different.


it’s very unlikely that many will be able to create cost-effective m-Learning that uses these features. The LinkedIn discussion is still on, and group members will continue to add value to the global community that strives to take m-Learning to its next level and avenues.

New Learning Technology Research – Be A Part Of It

Upside Learning

We have always believed in helping organisations perform better by effective use of learning technologies. Towards Maturity’s independent industry benchmark reports effectively help organisations to identify and adopt effective practices in workplace learning.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 1-5, 2012 Learning Forward Conference, (Learning Forward is the new name for the National Staff Development Council, NSDC), Boston, Massachusetts, USA.


Dashe & Thomson

There are more effective ways of reaching people than by mobile phone. A technology firm would be wise to support initiatives in developing countries that would ultimately increase its market share in the global economy.

My tips for the DevLearn conference in Las Vegas

Challenge to Learn

Should be interesting, a presentation on how all the 21th century changes effects learning design and methodologies like ADDIE and Agile. He will address some important issues based on the experiences of the Global giveback competition.

Five tools for global educators

Learning with 'e's

In effect, through the use of social media and telecommunication technologies, these teachers are becoming global educators. I consider myself a global educator and have tried to articulate my ideas on why this is a different role to traditional teaching.

#LSCON day 3: Scenario based assesments and Choices

Challenge to Learn

She starts out with a global storyline and character description, than she defines a sequence of events that contain a number of action points. She calls this the ‘Choice overload’ The effect is reduced commitment, poorer quality of decisions and less satisfaction with the choice.

Score 205

Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID Reflections

It’s essential to understand the fundamentals of how to facilitate cross-cultural communication in order to be an effective community manager. It's taking me a while to get back on track with regular blogging after an almost 4 months hiatus. And I don't like it at all.

A Conversation with Michael Allen–ADDIE, SAM & the Future of ID

Kapp Notes

He is the author of seven book including a best-seller on creating effective e-learning and in has received ASTD’s Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance Award in 2011. Much simpler, more effective, and faster. For those of you who may not know, Michael W.


Changing the Focus of Training

Your Training Edge

As we hear rumors of the eventual upturn in the global economy, organizations are beginning to emerge after taking cover and taking drastic action during the downturn. On top of this, remember to evaluate the new program in order to clean it up and keep it as cost-effective as possible.<!–more–> Focus programs on how to manage effectively and efficiently. Copyright 2012 Bryant Nielson.

Change 118

A Conversation with Reuben Tozman about Learning on Demand: Part One

Kapp Notes

This book showcases examples of ‘solutions’ that are consistent with the web’s will and how they not only provide value to the global user base, but contribute back to the web’s evolution. I seem to be hanging out with a lot of writers these days.

What is the Impact of Culture on Learning?

Bottom-Line Performance

I would be willing to do a global tour and explore cultures to study it…I wonder if that’s in the budget?) There may be a need for some subtle changes in your approach from one area to the next, but the best learning solution will be effective regardless of cultural variations.

The Point-of-Need: where effective learning really matters

Saffron Interactive

The Point-of-Need: where effective learning really matters. Global Head of Learning, Reuters. Charles Jennings.

Video Training – why it’s here to stay

Dashe & Thomson

To put things in a more global context, video is big. LearnItFirst goes on to point out: While in-person training is still likely to be the most effective learning technique, it can also be incredibly time consuming and prohibitively expensive for many, if not most, organizations.

Video 195

Free Mobile Learning Course – MobiMOOC2012

Upside Learning

For MobiMOOC 2012 she’s lined up a very impressive faculty to conduct weekly sessions on mobile learning and related topics. A quick overview of MobiMOOC 2012. MobiMOOC 2012 will run from Saturday, 8 September – Sunday, 30 September 2012. Global issues on mLearning.

New Mobile Report Out

Clark Quinn

I suspect, therefore, that the global picture isn’t fully represented in the report. ” I believe mobile, as a platform, will have a transformative effect on the learning and performance workplace as it will elsewhere. I’m happy to report that the eLearning Guild has just released this year’s mobile learning research report I authored for them (after doing the same last year).

Report 166

The Rise and Fall of 3D Learning – Lessons from Real Implementations

Learning Cafe

Second Life in particular had caught the imaginations of several different groups within our large global organization. This was a ‘global’ offering, which different Geos could then adapt for onboarding their new hires.

Lesson 106

What does the 80's movie WarGames tell us about learning games?

Integrated Learnings

This computer, known as WOPR , plays the game Global Thermonuclear War continuously so that it can learn the best way to win (should the Russians attack). The game evoked emotions in the characters that effected their judgement. And these games built up in complexity all the way to the game Global Thermonuclear War. The game Global Thermonuclear War has an associated learning goal. by Jonathan Shoaf. I recently watched the 1980's movie WarGames with my son.

Movie 159

70:20:10 Learning Framework – Where did those numbers come from ?

Learning Cafe

“I have a question relating to this webinar, that I’d love answered, and that is really to substantiate the rigour behind the 70-20-10 model” This was one of the questions raised about the Learning Cafe theme for March 2012 – “ 70-20-10 – Approach Is it New?

Gamification of Learning and Instruction Blog Book Tour Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

Instead, they read reports from Gartner that indicate 70 percent of Global 2000 organizations will have at least one gamified application over the next five years. The negative, undermining effects all happen at a level of conscious processing for which Kathy’s poor readers lack the “security clearance” to access let alone override. Week One Recap.

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

If you want to read further articles you will find many more that I have saved in my 2012 Reading List. 1 - Through the 70-20-10 looking glass , Charles Jennings, ITA, 29 December 2012. ” 2 - A company of one in an architecture of cooperation , Stowe Boyd, 1 January 2012.

Exceptions are the new normal

ID Reflections

Exceptions are more effectively tackled when thatnetwork has diversity built into it. Sameer Patel in the post WhyException Handling Should be the Rule writes: “Each exception requires adifferent set of experts or problem owners ,some known but most unknown, and oftenspread across a global footprint at large organizations.” Yet thenet effect often shifts accountability to the wrong places.

Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

If we continue with practices that helped us to foster trust in anenvironment where we met each other face to face almost daily, those practicesare not going to be very effective in an environment driven by activitystreams, social tools and apps, and conference calls.

Trust 136