2013 Corporate Learning Trends: Where Are We Now? (White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

In January, BLP President Sharon Boller published a white paper exploring the trends in the corporate learning landscape. The white paper focused on 7 trends we expect to see grow in 2013 and beyond. Based on what we’ve seen through industry conferences (ASTD ICE 2013, Training 2013 anyone?), You can download the white paper here. Click the image to download the white paper!

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Learning Trends, Technologies, and Opportunities – New White Paper by Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller , President of Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper: “Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities.” Click the image to download the white paper! In section two, “Emerging Trends and Technologies,” Sharon shares the 7 learning trends that will grow in 2013 and beyond: 1. In short, the white paper is literally packed with relevant research and information.

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New Association LMS Selection White Paper Available

Association eLearning

As a follow up to our recent webinar with association eLearning experts, Celisa Steele and Jeff Cobb with Tagoras , we’ve published a new white paper for associations beginning or in the midst of selecting a new learning management system (LMS) for their online membership education programs.

Using Game Mechanics and Game Elements in Learning Games – New White Paper by Sharon Boller

Knowledge Guru

Sharon Boller , creator of Knowledge Guru® and President of Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper on using game mechanics and game elements in learning games. Through a variety of case studies and real-life examples, the white paper demonstrates how learning game designers can design game mechanics and game elements that support real learning outcomes. Click the image to download the white paper! Download the White Paper.

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Digitec Publishes Association LMS Selection White Paper

Association eLearning

To help make sense of it all, Digitec has released its new industry white paper, 8 Steps to Selecting an Association LMS. Whether you’re just getting started, or have narrowed down your list to a select few, the white paper offers a few practical suggestions on how to simplify the process of selecting your new LMS. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

Yes, I write white papers.

Jay Cross

A friend of ten years asked, “You write white papers? I didn’t know you wrote white papers.” “This paper offers a vision of how management — with the help of learning and development (L&D) professionals — can make learning from experience and conversation more effective, complementing formal learning to make the whole program more powerful. White papers from Jay Cross. Just Jay White Papers

Knowledge Guru and BLP head to Training 2013 for Speaking and Expo

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re heading to Orlando next week for the Training 2013 Conference and Expo in Orlando. If you stop by the booth, we’ll have some great items for you: Copy of our recent white paper – “ Game Based Learning Why Does it Work? Invitation to attend a post-Training 2013 webinar on how to use games for learning. We are hosting two sessions at Training 2013 to discuss various aspects of custom eLearning and training development.

Digitec to Exhibit at Learning Solutions 2013

Association eLearning

During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

Fewer Full-Sized Courses. More learning snacks, ePubs, Videos, and Reference Tools

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. The white paper describes today’s learning landscape… then predicts 7 trends for the next 12 – 18 months. One of the top 10 hits on our blog site in 2012 was a blog about converting an Articulate course to an ePub using iBooks Author. Click the image to download the white paper.

The Power of Play: How to Use Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

She has authored multiple white papers on learning game design and speaks at national conferences such as DevLearn and ASTD International on the power of games for learning. The question wizard is coming in May 2013. Click here to register. The webinar will be held at two times on Thursday, February 28th: 8 am EST/5 am PST and 11 am EST/ 8 am PST.

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Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard Unveiled at ASTD ICE

Bottom-Line Performance

If you cannot make it to ASTD ICE and would still like to attend this workshop, we are hosting it again on August 28th, 2013 in Indianapolis. She authored one of the chapters in Karl Kapp’s forthcoming book, The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Field Book. In addition, she’s authored numerous white papers on the topics of learning game design and learning trends.

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Top 5 Reasons You Will Leave your LMS – and How to Switch Successfully

Association eLearning

A use-case can be as simple as a white board exercise, walking through the steps a learner, administrator and content creator would perform to complete various tasks in the LMS. For more information on those steps and other tips, check out our white paper: “8 Steps to Selecting your Association LMS.” During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

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Agile Learner; Agile Leader

The Performance Improvement Blog

In Learning About Learning Agility , a white paper from researchers at Teachers College, Columbia University and the Center for Creative Leadership, the authors argue that agile learners are effective leaders because they are life-long learners about leadership. The authors make the point that we usually judge people based on what they have done and what they already know when another, maybe better indicator of leadership success is how well they learn.

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Interview With Sharon Boller on Games and Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

She authored one of the chapters in Karl Kapp’s forthcoming book, The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Field Book. In addition, she’s authored numerous white papers on the topics of learning game design and learning trends. We recently shared an interview with Dr. Karl Kapp, Ed.D, on games and learning. The same questions were posed to Sharon Boller, President of BLP.

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Digitec to Present on Mobile Learning Strategies

Association eLearning

To help answer that question, the Society for Applied Learning Technology (SALT) has asked Digitec’s Jack McGrath to lead a session on demystifying mobile learning in a post-Flash era during the New Learning Technologies Conference & Expo, March 6-8, 2013 in Orlando, FL. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

Digitec to Produce Additional Courses for ISA

Association eLearning

Developed in Digitec’s Direct-to-WEB content authoring tool, the courses will feature scenario-based questions and examples, and be mobile-compatible. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

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MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals

Association eLearning

During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

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Digitec Blog Post Named to Association Universe’s Daily Best

Association eLearning

As a guest author on the yourmembership.com blog, Jack McGrath, President and Creative Director at. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

The objective of this white paper is to provide guidance related to the planning of e-learning solutions as well as to present a survey of the many instructional and technological building blocks that should be considered as part of your solution. For a more detailed treatment on this topic, please also see the ICS Learning Group’s white paper titled “Is e-Learning Worth It.”. Learning Content Management and Authoring Systems.

Gamification of CME: Is Your Organization in the “Game”?

Association eLearning

If you were in attendance at the 2013 Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACHEP) conference last week there is no doubt you heard the term “gamification” more than once. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013.

10 eLearning buzzwords you need to know!

eFront

Karl Kapp, author of The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-Based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education , defines it as the use of game-based mechanics, aesthetics and game thinking to engage people, motivate action, promote learning and solve problems. Learning for Life: White Paper on Adult Education.

The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal

Association eLearning

During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10

Jay Cross

He is the world authority on 70:20:10 and this paper draws heavily on his work.). This paper draws heavily on the work of Charles Jennings, a leading thinker and practitioner in human development, change management, performance improvement and learning. Please visit CitrixOnline to see the original paper in its entirety. About the author. His educational white papers, articles and research reports persuade people to take action.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

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Getting Started in Mobile Learning

Mindflash

” The first three things you should do to get started in mobile learning is to education yourself, learn your authoring tool well, and experiment with mobile learning designs. ” Look for blog posts, white papers, and other resources that could get you thinking about what’s out there in mobile learning. Learn Your Authoring Tool. The next step to getting started in mobile learning design is to learn your authoring tool well.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (2)

Jay Cross

Increase decision-making authority. This paper draws heavily on the work of Charles Jennings, a leading thinker and practitioner in human development, change management, performance improvement and learning. Please visit CitrixOnline to see the original paper in its entirety. About the author. Jay Cross is an author, advocate and raconteur who writes about workplace learning, leadership, organizational change, innovation, technology and the future.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)

Jay Cross

Several years ago, the local paper in Ottawa carried a story about voter betrayal. Here’s my informal take on what’s going on: The 70:20:10 Forum will launch in March 2013! Member benefits will include the latest research, papers and case studies; thought-leader webinar events; selected publications and an insight-rich newsletter, making it the most useful and up-to-date 70:20:10 information source available. About the author.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (4)

Jay Cross

So why do we address it in a paper on managers? Please visit CitrixOnline to see the original paper in its entirety. About the author. Jay Cross is an author, advocate and raconteur who writes about workplace learning, leadership, organizational change, innovation, technology and the future. His educational white papers, articles and research reports persuade people to take action. Does your company need substantive white papers and webinars like this?

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (5)

Jay Cross

This paper draws heavily on the work of Charles Jennings, a leading thinker and practitioner in human development, change management, performance improvement and learning. Please visit CitrixOnline to see the original paper in its entirety. About the author. Jay Cross is an author, advocate and raconteur who writes about workplace learning, leadership, organizational change, innovation, technology and the future. 50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10.

How Authentic Is Your Leadership Development?

CLO Magazine

Authentic Development Is Everyone’s Business In a 2009 white paper, “Developing a Leadership Strategy: A Critical Ingredient for Organizational Success,” William Pasmore of the Center for Creative Leadership said that developing leadership strategy is an iterative process that is a creative mix of logic and art.

Teaching Moments

CLO Magazine

Authors Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, best known for developing the open-source computer-programming framework Ruby on Rails and Basecamp project management software, compiled 88 succinct lessons aimed primarily at Internet-based startups and budding entrepreneurs. Visit the HumanCapitalMedia.com Newsstand for white papers and research. To differentiate, out teach the competition. The other day, I found myself falling down the rabbit hole that is YouTube.

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Top 3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing eLearning for Your Association

Association eLearning

During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013. A major issue in the news lately is the “skills-gap” problem. A recent U.S.

Digitec Announces Knowledge Direct Enhancements

Association eLearning

Rapid eLearning tool upgrade — Direct-to-WEB is provided FREE with Knowledge Direct and allows content authors to transform a simple PowerPoint file into a game-based learning module for web or mobile delivery. The new enhancement now allows authors to save Direct-to-WEB activities and games to reinsert into updated modules. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

Digitec’s Jack McGrath Interviewed by Industry Expert Craig Weiss

Association eLearning

Craig Weiss, author of the popular E-Learning 24/7 blog, recently featured Digitec company president Jack McGrath during a half hour long interview for the blog’s podcast series. Content Authoring Tools – desktop application vs. cloud-based. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013.

Florida Association of Realtors Joins Digitec’s LMS Family

Association eLearning

The association switched to Knowledge Direct from an in-house Moodle-based solution to take advantage of Knowledge Direct’s ease-of-use, built-in authoring tool, robust reporting and seamless integration with iMIS. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013.

ROI Calculator for Association eLearning Now Available

Association eLearning

During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

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Digitec Offers iMIS AMS Bridge for LMS Integration

Association eLearning

During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.