E-Learning = Innovation = Science

E-Learning Provocateur

Regardless of the specific technology or pedagogy discussed by the panellists, the overarching advice provided by each one was to give it a go and see what happens. In other words, e-learning is innovation. You see, innovators don’t think of failure as most people do.

2014’s Top three Innovations in eLearning Pedagogy

Lambda Solutions

The Open University recently released a report on the new innovations in teaching, learning and assessments which are changing higher education at large.

Inspiration at DevLearn 2014: From Andrea May (Dashe & Thomson)

Learning Rebels

In this next segment of the DevLearn 2014 reflections – Learning Rebel, Andrea May of Dashe & Thomson, gives us a great peek inside her world of being a first time DevLearn attendee.

ASAE Annual 2014: An Interview with Kylee Coffman

Association eLearning

The following is a transcript from a recent interview with Kylee Coffman, of DelCor Technology Solutions. Kylee is an association leader who is passionate about building member communities, user experience, content strategy, mobile, and the impact of emerging technologies on business.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. Innovative content.

Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014

G-Cube

I’m sure by now you’ve seen all kinds of predictions on what elearning is going to look like in 2014. So I have tried to put together how the business of elearning might behave in 2014. Prediction: Localization of content will be a strong business driver for elearning companies in 2014.

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Learning Rebel Yell for DevLearn Technology: Tom Spiglanin

Learning Rebels

He is another Learning Rebel out there, doing some interesting stuff with video and other technologies. What were his thoughts about the technology side of DevLearn. The post Learning Rebel Yell for DevLearn Technology: Tom Spiglanin appeared first on Learning Rebels.

Learn, Adapt, Innovate

The Performance Improvement Blog

The culture of traditional, hierarchical organizations does not allow for the scope and speed of learning, adaptation, and innovation that is needed to compete and be successful in today’s environment.

Disruptive Innovation and Organizational Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

Disruptive innovation has become a very popular notion about competition and organizational change. Drake Bennett in an article for BusinessWeek titled “The Innovator''s New Clothes: Is Disruption a Failed Model?”

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

So with all of this innovation, our. change and innovation, executives see huge gaps. And a 2014 McKinsey survey amplified this. such as using technology to support structured. what we’re doing and share the technology. own programs using the technology you.

Six Ways Innovation is Stifled in the Learning Field

Kapp Notes

To have break through innovation in the field of learning and development, we must first think about how innovation is stifled in the field. They will never drive innovation. The big ideas lead to innovation, not the nit picky details. Too Much Faith in Newest Technology.

What Digital eLearning Trends will Emerge at the Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase 2014?

Web Courseworks

If you are an eLearning manager seeking a great opportunity to network with industry professionals, discuss the latest eLearning trends and best practices, and learn new approaches and techniques from experts, I strongly encourage you to make plans to attend the 2014 Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase. The all-day event will be held at the Northern Illinois University, Naperville Campus on August 5 th , 2014.

2014: The Year of the Corporate MOOC?

Your Training Edge

And second, with technology changing so quickly, even current employees were falling behind. Technology is changing how training is done. Collaboration and innovation. Copyright 2014 Bryant Nielson.

2014 – The Year In Review

Learnnovators

2014 has been a wonderful year for us, because it was replete with LEARNNOVATIONS (learning innovations). In addition to having 13 luminaries helping us with answers for the above questions throughout 2014, we eagerly look forward to having more of them joining us in our quest for next year. Though this blog book tour was held in the month of December 2013, much of the discussions around these stops happened in 2014.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

So with all of this innovation, our. change and innovation, executives see huge gaps. And a 2014 McKinsey survey amplified this. such as using technology to support structured. what we’re doing and share the technology. own programs using the technology you.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

As more institutions have experimented with them, and more research has been done about how to improve online learning, new pedagogical approaches and technologies have come on the scene. For a review of basic technology-enabled learning tools used in MOOCs, see here and here.).

Knowledge Guru Platform Wins Three 2014 Brandon Hall Awards

Knowledge Guru

Bottom-Line Performance won two Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology gold awards for its Knowledge Guru Game-Based Learning Platform. One gold award honored Knowledge Guru as Best Advance in Gaming or Simulation Technology.

Origin Learning Gets Shortlisted at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards

Origin Learning

And it gives us immense happiness to share with you all that we have been announced as one of the finalists for the “Providers” category at the 2014 Learning In Practice Awards by the CLO Magazine in Chicago. There’s no greater pleasure than to reap the fruits of your hard work.

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Innovative practice

Learning with e's

I love to visit innovative schools to talk to children and teachers about how they use technology, and Taupaki School fits that description. I was highly impressed by the diverse array of technology being used in innovative ways to promote good learning.

Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!

Origin Learning

The figures clearly show that formal training is quickly being replaced by innovative online methods of knowledge and skill building. A 2013 Accenture survey on Skills and Employment Trends revealed that a large skills gap exists in most businesses.

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Bottom-Line Performance Wins Three 2014 Brandon Hall Awards for its Knowledge Guru Platform

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance won two Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology gold awards for its Knowledge Guru Game-Based Learning Platform. One gold award honored Knowledge Guru as Best Advance in Gaming or Simulation Technology.

2014 Directions

Clark Quinn

The events already queued up include: ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2014 , January 22-24 in Las Vegas, where I’ll be talking on aligning L&D with organizational needs (hint hint). Training 2014 , in San Diego February 2 – 5, where I’ll be running a workshop on advanced instructional design, and talking on learning myths. meta-learning mobile social strategy technology In addition to time for reflection on the past, it’s also time to look forward.

Learning Reflections (part one) – The Ups and Downs of DevLearn: Holly MacDonald

Learning Rebels

There are a lot of Rebels out there, all “Fighting the Good Fight” to bring learning innovation into the workplace. Before we begin: One of the things I love about being a “Learning Rebel” is the network of other Learning Rebels which has been built up through this website!

MOOCs: Forging Diversity and Innovation

ID Reflections

And as we have been seeing time and again, diversity is the cornerstone of innovation. Here’s an illuminating article by Scott Page called Diversity Powers Innovation. Yet the key to innovation, in economic terms, resides inside the heads of people, the more diverse the better.”

E-Learning in 2014: The Four “M” #trends

Web Courseworks

This post is gonna party like it’s January 1, 2014. As such, we had a 31 day opportunity to really mull over what we think will make 2014 a great year for e-Learning. In 2014, we are predicting more efforts to mimic a MOOC-like experience in professional online learning opportunities.

Learning Solutions 2014 Conference Takeaways

dVinci Interactive

I recently had an exciting opportunity to attend the 2014 Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. Innovation was the theme of the three-day event. The speakers and exhibits challenged the training norm with new technology and training approaches. Gamification, storytelling, and subscription learning were just a few of the trends featured at the Learning Solutions 2014 Conference and Expo.

Sydney UnConference 2014 Feedback

Learning Cafe

90 experienced learning and development professions descended on the Australian Technology Park for the 3rd Learning Cafe UnConference to discuss and share thoughts on some of the big issues and trends in the L&D profession.

Tips for a technology-aided approach to induction trainings: An e-learning perspective

G-Cube

In this scenario, a technology-aided approach is often the chosen path for many organizations that have a continuous need to train new recruits. Induction programs are an integral part of the training calendar of any organization.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

If you’re an association education or technology director, you might be intrigued by the possibility of bringing badges to your members. The good news is that the technological barrier is much lower than it used to be, although a certain amount of savvy is still required.

Soren Kaplan, Leapfrogging to Learning Breakthroughs and Innovation, Opening Keynote at #LSCon

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes for the opening keynote at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2014 , happening this week in Orlando, Florida. Soren Kaplan, Redefining Innovation: Harness the power of surprise for business breakthroughs. So how do we create breakthrough innovations? InNOvation. We need an element of surprise and uncertainty in order to innovate. Cool things they’ve done at Inuit: The innovation wall of fame.

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Year in Review - 2014

The Performance Improvement Blog

Throughout 2014, I used this blog to illuminate important leadership and management issues. The topics ranged from the problems with performance reviews to managing temporary workers to innovation to developing a learning culture in organizations.

The Biggest Myth in Building a Learning Culture

Learning Rebels

” Question – Did we all go to sleep in 1990 and wake up in 2014 thinking only millennials require a learning culture? “The millennial generation requires belonging to an organization where a strong learning culture is present.” ” .

Gamification Basics

Web Courseworks

Innovation in Learning Learning Technology Strategy Managing eLearning association astd conferences development process elearning game based learning games Gamification Jon Aleckson MindMeld simulations social media Web Courseworks

Why Your Organization Needs a Learning Culture

The Performance Improvement Blog

Today, information is coming at us so fast, technology is changing so rapidly, the world is changing so dramatically, that the old methods of learning and performance improvement do not work any longer…if they ever did. Need for Innovation.

Training on the Edge:Trend 3 - Cognitive Educational Technologies

InSync Training

The "Right" Fit of Technology. Every time a new type of ''edtech'' gets introduced, there seems to be a desire for that technology to become a one-size fits all solution. There is no one ‘best fit’ technology, of course.