Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013


e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY.

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

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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?), Revisiting Sharon’s 2013 Learning Trends.

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Technology Evaluation Checklist for Learning Professionals (Free Download)

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We hear about a new smartphone, new app, new technology every single day. With so many new technologies on the market, how do you sort through the irrelevant and the junk? We needed away to objectively evaluate technologies and separate the good from the bad.

eLearning Conferences 2013

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link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 3-5, 2012 mHealth Summit: Technology, Business, Research and Policy , Gaylord National Resort, Washington, DC, USA.

The best elearning reads of 2013


Learning technology: are we using it right? Research in the digital age, it’s more than finding information , Scientific American. How Technology Changes The Skills We Need To Learn , Forbes. Enterprise technology through the years (graphic) , Forbes.

Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with e's

"Technology won't replace teachers, but teachers who use technology will probably replace teachers who don't" This was just one of the contentious and thought provoking statements made at Learning Through Technology this week in Glasgow.

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

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When was the last time you called a theater to get movie times, or visit a travel agency to research your next vacation, or brought a physical map with you on a trip?

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

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thesis on Applied Linguistics, I focused my research on a field called Computer Assisted Language Learning. My research findings on how to develop effective educational applications led me to complete an internship at the United Nations Headquarters in 2010. Mayra Aixa Villar.

5 technologies to promote creative learning

Learning with e's

Technology can provide some of those creative solutions. Here are just five ideas for using technology to support learning, while promoting creative thinking, and I''m sure that with a little thought you will be able to adapt them to your own subject area.

A Counterpoint to Ruth Clark’s “Why Games Don’t Teach”

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I also think people may simply accept her statements about research without questioning them or digging deeper on their own. Clark’s argument for the lack of research focuses on one meta-study of numerous other studies on the efficacy of games in learning.

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Brain Based Learning and Neuroscience – What the Research Says!

Will at Work Learning

I’ve started doing a session in conferences and in local trade-association meetings I call The Learning Research Quiz Show. After each question, I briefly state the correct answer and cite research from top-tiered scientific journals. Research on brain-based learning and neuroscience.”

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce


This is one of the most critical qualities that can help organizations succeed in rapidly changing business scenarios driven by disruptive technological advancements. Research on the best practices related to the implementation.

The future of learning management

E-Learning Provocateur

On the contrary, I think a Learning Management System is a valuable piece of educational technology – particularly in large organisations. People familiar with my blog will know that I’m not a member of the anti-LMS brigade.

The future of learning management

E-Learning Provocateur

On the contrary, I think a Learning Management System is a valuable piece of educational technology – particularly in large organisations. People familiar with my blog will know that I’m not a member of the anti-LMS brigade.

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: opportunities and challenges for the L&D profession

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It also means reducing spend by using open source technology, exploiting tools that are already being used in other parts of the organisation, and looking for new, faster and better ways to deliver value.

7 Steps to 508 Compliance: Why It’s Important and Where You Can Start

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This led me on an obsessive research quest to find out more about EIT (Electronic and Information Technology) accessibility and hopefully make things more clear for instructional designers— as well as a few new insights.

How Infographics can be used in e-Learning


Technology-enabled learning has made information easily available and accessible, but this has also raised another concern – are we heading towards an information overload? e-Learning New Ideas Research Blended Learning e-Learning News e-Learning Outsourcing Graphic Design Graphics


Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

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Our goal is to educate and inform, and to that end we invest considerable time creating and researching content that the learning and development community will find useful. Why do we all love ‘best of’ posts so much at the end of the year?

Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology

Visual Lounge

Over the past three years or so, screencasting and lecture capture technology have become a hot topic in education. While the technology itself isn’t new, the discussion about how these technologies can improve teaching and learning has taken on a new urgency.

Interview With Karl Kapp on Games and Learning

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I recently had the opportunity to interview Karl and Sharon about their backgrounds in learning game design, the reasons behind their passion for games and the research and evidence they find most essential to proving why games link to learning. I think that is a great line of research.

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Minimally invasive education

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It was conducted in the run up to the EDEN Annual Conference which will take place in Oslo, Norway on 12-15 June, 2013. His later research also encompassed biological science and energy storage systems. Steve: A lot of your recent work has been around the use of technology in education.

ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events

Kapp Notes

The location is awesome and the workshop will be as well if the workshop at ASTD ICE 2013 is any indication. Another pleasure was watching my colleague from Mexico’s Grupo Salinas speak on the topic of “Transforming Ordinary People into Extraordinary People Through Technology.”


Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

You must have seen in many of the previous posts by [1] the revolutions taking place in corporate learning and development brought about advancement in technology. Would technology eliminate the need of employee learning and development in corporation?

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Trade Show Circuit 2013

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HR Technology Conference & Expo. HR technology is coming into play more than before on the e-learning side. 2013). Training 2013, Learning & Expo. It takes research, analysis and assessment. In just one month, the e-learning trade show season will be upon us. While at one time there was little reason to be concerned, those days are way over. Too many e-learning shows.

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50 Best eLearning Posts Of 2012

Upside Learning

We hope you have had a good start to 2013. The posts are broadly divided into 3 categories – Mobile Learning, Learning Management System and Learning Technology. New Mobile Learning Research. Learning Technology. Happy 2013 everyone!

Indian e-Learning Industry Size – 2013


So did little research, and all the findings are given below. But before presenting the data, some definitions – we are defining e-learning companies as organizations who are in business of providing learning technology solutions (LMS, assessment solutions etc), and content solutions.

The Profile of an e-Learner: It pays to know your learner better


Technology-aided learning has found a strong foothold in corporate learning in the past decade or so. Their efforts could be categorized into two focus areas – technological and educative. They love to research and have a tendency to prove facts or figures through investigation.

Absorb LMS Named One of the 99 Top Tools for Online Teaching

Absorb LMS , a research and advisory services site focused on learning and development in the online higher education world, has just named Absorb LMS one of the 99 Top Tools for Online Teaching.

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Human enough #edcmooc

E-Learning Provocateur

Similarly, digital technology is an extension of our notion of humanity. In fact, it becomes expected because, just as a bicycle enhances our capability for travel, digital technology enhances our capability for learning.

5 Great Serious Games and Gamification Blogs to Follow

Knowledge Guru

Despite the website’s overall focus on K-12, this blog frequently posts great content and research that applies to games in every environment, not just the classroom. A great example of his writing is this post titled “ Beyond Design Thinking In Education And Research.”

Role of Video Conferencing in Education


The Ericsson Mobility Report (2013) states: As video conferencing evolves beyond fixed facilities in meeting rooms to being used on mobile devices it will also drive video traffic growth in mobile networks. Ericsson Mobility Report, 2013.

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Asynchronous social learning is newer than you think

Clive on Learning

Furthermore, because until recently there were no technologies to mediate this process, they'd also have been face-to-face. Bit by bit, new technologies enhanced these processes. Synchronous learning also benefited by technology; first the telephone and then online tools such as text chat, instant messaging, internet telephony and web conferencing. It allows for more in-depth research and sharing of perspectives.

Peer Learning and MOOCs: Using Technology to Maximize Employee Learning

Your Training Edge

One method that many companies have embraced is mentorship, and research has shown that employees who have mentors feel more supported by the organization, show stronger organizational commitment, and are more likely to stay. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson.