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. You can download the white paper here.

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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.

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

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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!

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New Learning Game Design White Paper by Sharon Boller (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

BLP president Sharon Boller has written a new white paper titled Using Game Mechanics and Game Elements in Learning Games. Download the White Paper. The white paper is available as a free download on the Knowledge Guru website.

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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. 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. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters.

Less Focus on the LMS; More Focus on Tin Can API

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.

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Less Trainers; More Community Managers and Curators

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.

Less Formal Training; More Informal Social Learning

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.

Less Desktop; More Mobile… but Not That Fast

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.

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Less PPT Only; More Cool Interactive Tools Within Lectures

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.

Less Tell; More Games and Gamification

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.

How to Link Game Mechanics to the Learning Experience

Knowledge Guru

“The best mechanics link to the learning experience, or at a minimum, don’t distract from it,” says Sharon Boller in her new white paper on Learning Game Mechanics and Game Elements. Learn More in Our White Paper.

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Using Game Elements to Improve Learning Outcomes

Knowledge Guru

Sharon Boller, Knowledge Guru® creator and BLP prez, has written a new white paper on Game Mechanics and Game Elements. Sharon identifies 12 common ones in the white paper: Conflict. Learn More in Our White Paper.

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Top 7 Custom eLearning Articles on our Blog in 2013

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller’s white paper, which summarized seven of the emerging L&D trends for the year, was downloaded thousands of times because we increasingly need information that helps us sort through the trends and determine what’s really pressing for our organizations.

How to Select a Learning Management System [LMS] and other free white papers

Take an e-Learning Break

Came across a great group of free white papers today including: How to Select a Learning Management System [LMS] Human Capital Insights: E-Learning Navigating Strategy Execution: The Case for Custom Business Simulations Check it out: [link] You can also get a free subscription to Chief Learning Officer magazine (if you qualify).

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. IBM white paper by Rob Cross.

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.

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?

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.

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. MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals - July 23, 2013.

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A Solution to the College Crisis

Jay Cross

Assess learning through demonstrating the skill in lieu of paper and pencil testing. Just Jay MOOCs White PapersCorporate colleges. Higher education in the United States is broken. Costs are ouf of control. Students are dissatisfied. Graduates can’t get jobs.

#ASTD2013 day 4: Changes in the Learning Organization

Challenge to Learn

Today was the last day of ICE ASTD 2013, I selected some sessions that focus more on how the rapid changes in the digital world will affect the Learning organizations. You can download the full presentation and a white paper with all the models she used, I recommend it.

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

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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.

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Top 5 Game-Based Learning Posts on Our Blog in 2013

Knowledge Guru

We first launched the game engine in October 2012, added the Game Creation Wizard in 2013, and are now humming along with happy customers and a wide range of feature enhancements planned for the coming year. These five articles were the most-visited on our Knowledge Guru website in 2013.

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Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard Unveiled at ASTD ICE

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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. In addition, she’s authored numerous white papers on the topics of learning game design and learning trends.

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Why Don’t Trainers Worry About ROI?

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller’s 2013 Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities white paper points out that the average learner spends only 31 hours in formal training during a typical year. ROI has been a buzzword since the 90s.

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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.

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6 Steps to Printing Money at Your Association with eLearning

Association eLearning

We also invite you to download our free industry white paper, 8 Steps to Selecting your Association LMS.

Interview With Sharon Boller on Games and Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

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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When Instructor-Led Training is No Longer a Sustainable Model

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller’s Learning Trends white paper uses a variety of recent statistics to show that ILT is still a major part of the learning mix for most companies. Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions.

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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.

How to Select Your Association LMS

Association eLearning

We also invite you to download our free industry white paper, 8 Steps to Selecting your Association LMS. In this recorded webinar, Digitec Interactive’s President and Creative Director , Jack McGrath, and association eLearning experts, Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele from Tagoras discuss the proven process they have developed to help associations select the right learning management system (LMS) for their association.

Digitec to Produce Additional Courses for ISA

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. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

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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. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.