Global eLearning: When One Size Does Not Fit All

Bottom-Line Performance

Try deploying eLearning to a global audience. We’ve been deploying global eLearning curriculums with our clients for years, and that experience has taught us that, well, every project is truly unique. …But would that last sentence have worked in a global course? I’m not entirely sure, but if I was a learning designer developing eLearning for a global audience, I would need to check on that one. More tips for global elearning.

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Top 10 eLearning Industry Trends For 2013

Upside Learning

As per the market predictions by GSV advisors, the global eLearning market is estimated to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 23% over 2012-2017. In dollars, this translates into $90 bn to $166.5 bn in 2012 and $255 bn in 2017. That’s a very healthy growth rate. As the eLearning market continues [.]. eLearning elearning industry eLearning trends

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ITA Predictions 2013

Clark Quinn

An increasing number of organisations, independent of size, nature or location, will acknowledge that their traditional training and development models and processes are failing to live up to the expectations of their leaders and workforce in a dynamic and global marketplace. 2013 will be a great year. The Principals of the Internet Time Alliance decided to take a collective look ahead to the new year, and share our predictions.

Best reads from November 2013

Jane Hart

These are the links to articles and posts I shared in my tweets during November 2013, listed in reverse chronological order. eLearning: From the enclosure to the global learning commons, David Price, elearn Magazine, November 2013 MUST [.]. If you haven’t got time to read them all, then take a look at the 12 I’ve highlighted. Social learning

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

The Guardian (2013), ‘How is cloud computing enhancing our ability to work anywhere?’ for organizations working globally, but. becoming the established choice for global organizations seeking collaborative, future-proof and responsive HTML5 multi-device eLearning.

Enabling Global eLearning Across Cultures and Languages

Bottom-Line Performance

But what do you do when your audience is global? Most of our clients are global companies who deliver eLearning to learners around the globe. This will help many of your global learners relate to stories and situations they see in the course. Creating a diverse collection of characters for the eLearning is one of the most important steps when developing global eLearning. The image below is from a Character Profile Document we used with a global customer.

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Indian e-Learning Industry Size – 2013

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That’s a fairly decent growth rate given the Indian and global economic situation had been very fluid in this period. I had last done estimation on I ndian e-learning industry in 2009 at our blog. It’s almost 4 years since I did that exercise, and I was wondering what the Indian e-learning industry landscape would look like these days. So did little research, and all the findings are given below.

BLP Named a Finalist in 2013 Serious Games Showcase and Challenge

Bottom-Line Performance

That dedication paid off last week, as Formulation Type Matters , a game we developed for Dow AgroSciences , was named a finalist in the 2013 Serious Game Showcase and Challenge in the “Business” category. “We were intrigued by the possibility of an interactive game format as a learning tool,” said Marc Fisher, Global Technology Transfer leader at Dow AgroSciences. Bottom-Line Performance Inc.

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10 resources that I found valuable in January 2013

Jane Hart

So here is my selection from January 2013. 1 - The dark side of the connected enterprise , Forbes, 9 January 2013. It’s also a result of globalization, capability sourcing and partnerships that extend beyond a company’s walls. 3 - Perpetual connectivity will change how we experience the world , Forrester, 8 January 2013. ” 4 - Productivity revolutions and the most misunderstood man in history – Esko Kilpi, 13 January 2013. 14 January 2013.

MSTP for E-Learning: Language Globalization

Learnnovators

The language too has gone global – in the true sense of the term. These are just a few samples of MSTP’s recommendations on language globalization. The post MSTP for E-Learning: Language Globalization appeared first on Learnnovators. I get on to designing an e-induction program for an organization that has branches across the globe. The agenda is to inculcate new employees with its philosophy and principles.

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Internet Time Alliance Predictions for 2013

Jane Hart

An increasing number of organisations, independent of size, nature or location, will acknowledge that their traditional training and development models and processes are failing to live up to the expectations of their leaders and workforce in a dynamic and global marketplace. 2013 will be a great year. The Principals of the Internet Time Alliance decided to take a collective look ahead to the new year, and share our predictions.

Need to apply some common settings? Use the ‘Global Settings’ feature of Raptivity

Raptivity

raptivity Videos Global Settings Raptivity SettingsAt times, you need to apply some common settings for font, design and background across various interactions. It could be to comply with your brand identity guidelines or for running a campaign. Whatever the purpose be, you can easily do [.].

#Mlearncon: MLearning at Blackberry: A global case study

Challenge to Learn

This is the first one: MLearning at Blackberry: A global case study. I’m really interested to see what companies are actually doing with mobile learning, so I will attend quit a few case studies this week. They go for the app, learning nuggets and gamification. e-Learning

The best elearning reads of 2013

eFront

The Top 10 Workplace Trends Of 2013, Dan Schawbel , Forbes. eLearning: From the enclosure to the global learning commons , David Price, elearn Magazine. Every month we put together a list of our favorite articles for our monthly newsletter – we’ve put those lists together to create this list of best reads in elearning and learning for the year! YouTube another MOOP (Massive Open Online Pedagogy) Learning will not be televised, it will be digitised , Donald Clark.

5 Key Mobile Learning Takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends Report [Slides]

mLearning Revolution

Billion global Internet users, which is a 8% year over year growth. I leave you with all 100 slides from Mary Meeker’s presentation: KPCB Internet Trends 2013 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. If you are a Learning Professional, who needs to convince stakeholders about the importance of mobile learning, one way is to bombard them with mobile statistics, and there’s no better source than the annual Internet Trends Report presented by Mary Meeker.

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#MlearnCon Recap: Where are we now with mLearning?

Challenge to Learn

Mlearncon: MLearning at Blackberry: A global case study. e-Learning mlearncon 2013 mLearning mobile learning The sun is setting over San José at the evening of the last day of MLearncon. Time to review 2,5 days of mLearning. It is my believe that the technical possibilities are not the limitation for mLearning anymore. Of course better, faster and cheaper would be nice. The technique is there, the users have the devices and there is enough bandwidth.

OpenSesame eLearning Marketplace

eLearning Brothers

OpenSesame can help you deliver your courses to a global audience. We would like to introduce you to our friends at OpenSesame eLearning Marketplace. Check out the awesomse services that they provide in the post below by Max DuBowy. How the OpenSesame eLearning Marketplace Can Help You. If you’re an elearning seller, you’ve probably struggled with the typical questions. What’s the best way to package and deliver courses? How can I attract new customers?

MSTP FOR E-LEARNING: LANGUAGE GLOBALIZATION

Learnnovators

The language too has gone global – in the true sense of the term. These are just a few samples of MSTP’s recommendations on language globalization. The post MSTP FOR E-LEARNING: LANGUAGE GLOBALIZATION appeared first on Learnnovators. I get on to designing an e-induction program for an organization that has branches across the globe. The agenda is to inculcate new employees with its philosophy and principles.

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eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 11-14, 2012 Global Symposium on ICT and Education , organized by the World Bank, Seoul, Korea. link] December 30-31, 2012 International Conference in Humanities, Social Sciences and Global Business Management (ISSGBM), Singapore. link] January 6, 2013 Search Marketing SMX , Jerusalem, Israel. Clayton R.

L & D Global Events' Interviews

eLearning Cyclops

Over at L & D Global Events they have been posting a series of interviews of learning and development professionals. A great big thank you to @LisaAGoldstein and all the folks at L & D Global Events. I have been reading them over the last several months and it has been a real pleasure to learn more about others in the field, including their perspectives on the L&D business, where they've been, where they're going and more.

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WEN 2013 Biennial Conference

Take an e-Learning Break

I attended the WEN 2013 Biennial Conference, April 3 - 5, 2013 at the Westin Memorial City Hotel in Houston Texas. Keynote Speaker for Friday was Lynn Elsenhans - Former CEO & Chairperson – Sunoco and EVP Global Manufacturing, President Shell Oil Company, President Shell Oil Products. Overall, it was one of the best conferences I have attended in years – lots of good information and sharing of ideas.

TrainingIndustry.com Recognizes Digitec Interactive as Top LMS Company for 2013

Association eLearning

”We are continuing to grow and innovate with learning technology, and it’s great to be recognized for that on the global scale.” Digitec Interactive has been named on Training Industry.com’s Top 15 Learning Portal Companies Watch List for its Learning Management System (LMS), Knowledge Direct.

Global Tablet Shipments on Track to Surpass Total PC Shipments by 2015 [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

“What started as a sign of tough economic times has quickly shifted to a change in the global computing paradigm with mobile being the primary benefactor,” said Ryan Reith, Program Manager for IDC’s Mobility Trackers. “Tablets surpassing portables in 2013, and total PCs in 2015, marks a significant change in consumer attitudes about compute devices and the applications and ecosystems that power them.

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The eLearning Guild Publishes 2013 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report by Jennifer Neibert

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild has released the 2013 Global eLearning Salary & Compensation Report. this past year, with an average global salary of $77,682. Based on data obtained from more than 4,700 Guild members, worldwide eLearning salaries increased slightly by 1.7% In the US, salaries increased by 0.06% to $78,984. Learning Research Professional Development

Hello 2013

Janet Clarey

As 2013 begins, it seems an ideal time to reflect back on 2012, share some observations and predictions, and get blogging again. Over the course of four months in late summer and early fall, I gathered data from nearly 100 systems and had demo’s with over 40 vendors for Bersin’s 2013 LMS Industry Study. Global learning will remain a big challenge for organizations. For me, 2012 will go down as a year I basically went dark publicly.

2013 Global Learning — Division 2

CLO Magazine

To compete in an expanding marketplace, Copenhagen-based LEO Pharma sought to create a strategic approach to its international markets while developing a new breed of leadership to act as global leaders. Global participants were challenged to communicate in a common language with a common vision and strategy. LEO Powerhouse, as Ellersgaard’s program is known, provides a comprehensive vision to globally energize the company.

There's Still Time for Learning in 2013!

OpenSesame

There’s still time for learning in 2013. Use up the rest of 2013’s learning budget to ensure your 2014 budget is secure. The deadline for compliance with the new Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals is December 1! This course is intended to to meet employers’ obligations to train workers by December 1, 2013 on the new GHS-aligned label elements and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) format. Microsoft Office 2013 - What’s New Training.

Global conversations

Learning with 'e's

It''s amazing to me how much we already take for granted, but probably the thing we take for granted the most, is our ability to have multiple, instantaneous and synchronous global conversations. For me, the most important aspect of any global communication capability is the conversations we can have, sometimes at the drop of a hat. Now these are the kind of global conversations we simply cannot do without. Do you remember the days before the Web? I do.

Going-global-the-importance-of-language-and-cultural-context-in-the-development-of-e-learning

ICS Learning

Going Global? Cultural, psychological, and linguistic nuances are no longer a superfluous “add-on” of e-learning design, rather a necessity in a rapidly globalizing world. The post Going-global-the-importance-of-language-and-cultural-context-in-the-development-of-e-learning appeared first on ICS Learning Group. The Importance of Language and Cultural Context in the Development of e-Learning. By James Gipple. Download PDF (207KB). Introduction.

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Thank you! eFront LMS is a finalist at Best of Elearning! 2013 Awards

eFront

Epignosis, the global vendor of Enterprise, Cloud and Open Source learning management systems, has been shortlisted at this year’s Best of Elearning! 2013 Awards in the category ‘Best Open Source Solutions.’. Awards. For a third consecutive year, Epignosis has been named a finalist for the eFront LMS at the Best of Elearning! Now in its ninth year, Elearning! Media Group hosts the only Readers’ Choice Awards in the enterprise learning and workforce technology market.

7 Fascinating Distance Learning Facts

LearnDash

If you ever had any doubts about online learning programs, below are some facts that support its increasing popularity: In 2013, more than 6 million students took at least one online course. and Europe account for over 70% of the entire global education industry. It is becoming pretty common place these days for people to take the majority of their courses online (or at least some portion of them).

2013 Global Learning — Division 1

CLO Magazine

based pharmaceutical company examined its global strategy, leaders realized they had to refine their companywide plan to penetrate and maintain solid growth in a number of emerging markets. SILVER: Hariraj Vijayakumar, Global Head of Cognizant Academy, Cognizant Technology Solutions. Diverse employees require training to build on their local insights and expand a global mindset and organizational culture. GOLD: Sharon Moshayof and Nancy Singer, Merck.

Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum – Looking back at 2013. What is coming in 2014

Learning Cafe

Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM AEDT. Our final online panel discussion for 2013 and it is not be missed. Business drivers for Learning in 2013. Corporate L&D trends in 2013. Libby Bell - Global Talent & Learning Manager - Sinclair Knight Merz Seasoned Learning and Organisation Development specialist with over 25 years experience.Worked with organisations including Arnott’s Biscuits, Lion Nathan and Ernst & Young.

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50 Best eLearning Posts Of 2012

Upside Learning

We hope you have had a good start to 2013. Learner Driven Learning Management System in a Global Environment. Happy 2013 everyone! We are going to make it even better! We have compiled the 50 best eLearning posts of 2012 from our blog. It’s a chance for you to catch up on some interesting stuff you might have missed the last year. And for us, it’s a time to relook at the posts that trended on twitter and other social channels, and were loved by our readers.

Collaboration, Empathy, and Language in Global Teams

Skilful Minds

Pressure from other global players such as suppliers, customers, partners, and competitors who increasingly use English is one. A third reason relates to making mergers and acquisitions among global companies smoother in organizational terms. The following discussion looks at some recent research into the way ELF actually affects distributed team members of global companies. The trade-offs in deciding whether to implement a lingua franca policy are pretty well known.

Internet Time Alliance Predictions for 2013

Jay Cross

Here is what the Principals of the Internet Time Alliance see ahead in 2013: Harold Jarche. An increasing number of organisations, independent of size, nature or location, will acknowledge that their traditional training and development models and processes are failing to live up to the expectations of their leaders and workforce in a dynamic and global marketplace. 2013 will be a great year.

Gamification 101 – The Basics

LearnDash

The very next year in 2011, over 70% of Forbes Global 2000 companies planned to use gamification for marketing and consumer retention. Gamification is all the rage these days, but not everyone is up-to-speed on what gamification is and how it can be used to supplement elearning. Before reading about gamification methodology, or even how to implement your own form of gamification , it’s a good idea to get the basics covered first. Which is the purpose of this post. What is it?