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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.

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.

Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement

Upside Learning

In its Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions 2012 , Deloitte predicts that by the end of the year 2012, 500 million smartphones with a retail price of $100 or less will likely be in use worldwide. You can read more about the survey findings here.

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.

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.

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.

On the brink with mobile– what learning executives say

Allison Rossett

When San Diego State University (SDSU) colleague Jim Marshall and I surveyed more than a thousand educators in companies, agencies and universities about their eLearning practices, they reported reliance on traditional eLearning approaches, like scenarios, virtual classrooms, and online assessments. ” Rob Lauber also advanced that theme: “It is another delivery channel, so I expect them to understand how it can be used most effectively and where it wouldn’t be.

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New Mobile Report Out

Clark Quinn

Combining my summary of the ‘state of the industry’ with the results of surveys of the Guild’s membership, it’s a snapshot of the state of mobile learning. 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.

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Social Business by the Numbers

Marcia Conner

IBM’s 2012 CEO Survey of 1700 CEOs across the globe [released May 2012] tells many interesting things. 2% increase in customer retention has the same effect on profits as cutting costs by 10%. Constant Contact’s Fall 2011 Attitudes and Outlooks Survey.

The Rise of Social Everything

Marcia Conner

He says, “A big benefit for us is that SabreTown is effectively creating a massive knowledge base that employees willingly populate with their own information.” ” The Nielsen Global Online Consumer Survey points to that same trend.

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Employee engagement – the Australian dilemma: The role of coaching and and leadership styles

Learning Cafe

Higher engagement levels are associated with lower employee turnover, less sick leave, higher productivity and higher return on investment ( Bauruk, 2006 ; CIPD Annual Survey Report, 2006 ). 2012 ). CIPD Annual Survey Report. 2012).

A Look at Learning’s Future

CLO Magazine

Firm spending on learning and development has been volatile since 2008, declining and recovering in reaction to the global financial crisis and its abatement. But in 2012, the economic recovery combined with a rebound in learning spending appeared to drive learning investments.

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Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Person-to-person instruction is no longer cost-effective. Fewer than one in four Chief Learning Officers surveyed by Internet Time Alliance said their employees were learning fast enough to keep up with the needs of the business. retrieved from the Web June 14, 2012.

What to Do With a Broken LMS

CLO Magazine

In addition to poor usability, unreliable performance and limited scalability, these legacy systems predate the cloud computing revolution and lack basic social and informal learning tools and global connectivity.

ROI is More Than Justification

CLO Magazine

In the ESI study, each of these steps was quantified by surveying students and their managers. Although it is important to understand if an instructor is not performing adequately or if the content is missing the mark, quality measures do not go nearly far enough to determine effectiveness.

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Why Training Needs to go Agile (Part 1 – The Basics)


A frequent iteration cycle also keeps IT developers and business users in sync on requirements and priorities. […] Since this approach is most effective when business needs are shifting, it is gaining favor among many IT departments.”

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Security Threats, Productivity Top Reasons for Social Media Bans

CLO Magazine

19 A new survey released by software provider MySammy LLC explores the sentiments of human resource professionals on the topic of social media. Results show interesting concerns regarding threats from social media, corporate policies and impact on recruitment and effects on productivity. Still, 86 percent do not have limits spelled out on the time employees can spend on social media, according to the survey, likely leading to confusion or soft enforcing of policies.

People-Centered Learning: An Interview With Judee Humburg

Marcia Conner

The Internet’s global nature can rather effortlessly incorporate the diversity of human perspective and information from everywhere. At the heart of my work is the deep belief software should work for people, not the other way around. This leads to the door of my dear friend Judee Humburg.

First Data Corp.’s David Kuhl: Crowdsourcing Development

CLO Magazine

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade When Kuhl took over as CLO at First Data, it had been nearly a decade since the company had conducted an all-employee survey. “I knew the survey would highlight a couple of things,” Boucher said.

Begin Leadership Development on Day One

CLO Magazine

A recent survey by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) found that 40 percent of global business leaders think formalized leadership development should start between ages 11 and 17. Mastery of technical skills — say, in finance, human resources or engineering — is not as important today in leadership development as it was 20 years ago, according to the CCL survey. Survey participants were asked to rank the top skills needed for leadership development.

Survey: Most HR Professionals Overwhelmed with Big Data

CLO Magazine

Most HR professionals struggle to elicit meaningful insight with the deluge of data on tap, according to a survey. 26 A new survey by SHL, a talent measurement firm, found that 77 percent of HR professionals are unsure how its workforce potential is affecting their company's bottom line. Moreover, less than half of organizations surveyed use objective talent data to drive business decisions. The findings were revealed in SHL's annual "Global Assessment Trends Report 2013."

Unlock the Next Wave of Productivity

CLO Magazine

According to PwC’s 15th annual Global CEO Survey, published in 2012, one in four CEOs said they were unable to pursue a market opportunity or have had to cancel or delay a strategic initiative because of talent challenges. And one in three are concerned that skill shortages will impact their company’s ability to innovate effectively. • More effective and efficient employee networks.

How Do You Get Leaders to Change?

CLO Magazine

“We are often reluctant to provide support to senior leaders during times of change because they are such extraordinary people,” said Tracey Grimshaw, vice president of global learning and organizational development at Newell Rubbermaid. Stefan Stenzel, a senior HR expert and manager of learning programs for global leadership development at SAP, said “each of them has her/his own immunity to change, which has to be analyzed.

A Life of Learning

CLO Magazine

He really lives learning,” said Kayvan Kian, a junior partner at global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., That hard work is paying off: On average, the entire suite of learning programs that van Dam and his team delivered at McKinsey globally in 2017 received a score of 6.4

How Effective are Your Training Dollars?

CLO Magazine

Organizations invest millions of dollars each year in learning initiatives, but few actually calculate the return on investment or effectiveness of their investments. In all cases, the effective use of learning investments can be calculated by tracking how employees take advantage of the learning assets and events and what information they seek to do their jobs well. Then, it is all about how effectively the team works together to solve problems. What Is Effective?

How technology is impacting Learning & Development teams

Your Training Edge

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Community) gained popularity in 2012 as a great learning mode, playing a vital part in strengthening online learning community and giving access to a broad range of quality courses to the learners [3].

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The Knowledge and Learning Transfer Problem

Performance Learning Productivity

If we package up the acquired data, information and practices in one organisation it’s extremely unlikely that they can be simply unpacked and used as-is with the same effect in another, no matter how closely aligned the organisations might be.

Technology-Enabled Learning: What Will 2015 Bring?

Your Training Edge

However, in nearly every survey I’ve seen, while only a small percentage of companies are currently using MOOCs, many are interested in them. New technologies will emerge that will significantly boost the effectiveness of online learning.

The Power of E-Learning: Facts and Figures  


According to their results, the global revenues for 2016 reached $46.6 Source: The 2016-2021 Worldwide Self-paced eLearning Market: The Global eLearning Market is in Steep Decline, Ambient Insight . Game-Based Learning Market with Great Performance Globally .

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MOOCs to Bridge the Workplace Skills Gap

Your Training Edge

and global businesses over the next several years. According to Bridging the Skills Gap , a 2012 report of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), a recent survey found that 84 percent of ASTD members saw a skills gap in their company. According to the ASTD member survey, the largest skills gaps are for leadership and executive skills, managerial and supervisory skills, and professional- or industry-specific skills.

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Thinking Beyond a Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

Chief Learning Officer ’s “2015 CLO Measurement and Metrics Survey” indicated that 36 percent of CLOs are using business impact to show the value of learning to the broader enterprise. Talent is important, and its importance is increasing in the global business environment.

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Virtual (Learning) Reality

CLO Magazine

Not only must learning leaders grapple with the need to educate and develop employees in a frenetic and global business environment, they must do so with easy-to-use, engaging and evolving learning-content streams that maximizes the use of the latest technology. Similarly, a separate ON24 survey found that 74 percent of learning professionals are considering virtual learning environments in the next six to 12 months, and 72 percent are considering learning webinars.

Key Takeaways from ATD's 2014 State of the Industry Report


ATD’s 2014 State of the Industry Report (SOIR), released last week, surveyed a diverse group of 340 organizations of various sizes, industries, and locations regarding their training and development expenditures.

Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’

Performance Learning Productivity

The key point for HR, Talent and L&D professionals is that training is only appropriate in Simple and Complicated systems where cause and effect relationships exist, are discoverable, predictable and repeatable. Training focuses on efficiency – Development focuses on effectiveness 14.

When the Boss Needs People Skills

CLO Magazine

By shifting an organization’s hiring and promotion to focus on candidates with higher emotional intelligence, organizations can increase staff morale and become more effective, innovative and profitable. ’s 2013 State of the Global Workplace survey, nationwide, only 30 percent of U.S. ’s 2013 Work Stress Survey showed that 83 percent of Americans polled were stressed at work, a marked increase from 73 percent in 2012.