Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014

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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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Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014

Learnnovators

Programming Languages (HTML 5). We believe that 2014 will see more powerful changes, owing to the maturing and convergence of some of these technologies. If 2013 was a year of ‘contemplations’, 2014 will be a year of ‘decisions’! e-Learning Forecasts for 2014.

2014: The Year of the Corporate MOOC?

Your Training Edge

But many companies remained skeptical about MOOCs, perhaps waiting to see their results in higher education before overhauling their own training programs. Companies are using digital learning environments to expand the reach of their training programs. Copyright 2014 Bryant Nielson.

eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

We are having LOTS of conversations with folks who want either a learning game developed or would like support in creating a gamification strategy related to a large endeavor or program. I think this one could go from simmer to sizzle at some point in 2014.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Google AI Blog (2014), ‘A picture is worth a thousand (coherent) words: building a natural description of images’ 4 Give Your Video. Where learning and development programs used to be seen as. report on the effectiveness of its learning programs. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Knowledge Guru Platform Wins Three 2014 Brandon Hall Awards

Knowledge Guru

BLP and ExactTarget also won a bronze award for Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning in the Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning awards earlier this year, bringing our total to three Brandon Hall Awards for the 2014.

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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DevLearn Student Docent Program

Kapp Notes

If you are a student in an instructional technology or design program, consider heading to DevLearn this month. The program is basically a guided tour of the entire conference lead by myself with special surprise appearances by several folks in the industry.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

BLP and ExactTarget also won a bronze award for Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning in the Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning awards earlier this year, bringing our total to three Brandon Hall Awards for the 2014.

Donald L. Kirkpatrick, 1924 - 2014

The Performance Improvement Blog

I have been critical of the model in the past, primarily because I think it gives trainers permission to evaluate programs by collecting “reaction” data from participants when, in fact, that data doesn’t tell us anything about the value of the program to the organization.

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

And a 2014 McKinsey survey amplified this. programs as “somewhat effective” or better. training programs that take outcomes into. As you read, think about your own blended programs. program that will get the outcomes you’re after? costly programs.

Origin Learning Wins the 2014 Chief Learning Officer Gold Award for Excellence in Social Learning

Origin Learning

Origin Learning , a leading providers of eLearning , Mobile Learning and Social Learning Solutions , has won GOLD at the prestigious 2014 edition of the Chief Learning Officer award ceremony held at Carlsbad, California.

4 Things You Need To Remember Before Launching a B- School Mentoring Program

Origin Learning

What is a mentoring program? A mentoring program is a systematic framework which provides for career counseling of individuals. A B-school mentoring program is one which aims to facilitate such a setup for fresh B-school graduates. How to design a good B-school mentoring program?

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

Learning Rebels

We hop from one learning event to the next, from one learning development program to another, and from one elearning storyboard to the next in line, without pause to reflect on the work we have created or have participated in.

Our 10 Best Corporate Learning Articles of 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

As 2014 comes to a close, your head just might be swimming with plans, mandates and ideas for the coming year. Some of our most popular articles in 2014 were really case studies of successful eLearning projects. eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014 .

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

And a 2014 McKinsey survey amplified this. programs as “somewhat effective” or better. training programs that take outcomes into. As you read, think about your own blended programs. program that will get the outcomes you’re after? costly programs.

Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!

Origin Learning

In another example, a Colorado restaurant implemented a gamification-based employee program to motivate waiters and waitresses to increase sales of specific menu items. A 2013 Accenture survey on Skills and Employment Trends revealed that a large skills gap exists in most businesses.

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Knowledge Guru Platform Wins 2014 Brandon Hall Award

Knowledge Guru

BLP and ExactTarget’s win was announced on September 10th, 2014. Analysts and Executive Leadership based upon the following criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation, and overall measureable benefits.

Dev Team Highlights from 2014

OpenSesame

Before we take a sneak peek at what’s to come in 2015, let’s take a quick look back at some of the OpenSesame Dev Team’s noteworthy items from 2014.

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E-Learning = Innovation = Science

E-Learning Provocateur

Consider the teacher who allows her students to bring their mobile devices into class; or the trainer who delivers part of her program online; or the manager who sets up a team site on SharePoint; or the L&D consultant who supports a group of employees through a MOOC.

Choosing The Right LMS For Your Blended Learning Program

Upside Learning

There are a number of ways and strategies for implementing Blended Learning programs depending on the specific training needs of the organization, and each of these can be […]. Blended Learning strategies are great for holding trainee interest and and keeping them engaged in the process. These strategies also provide trainers with unprecedented resources and support.

Borrow this University Business Model to Sell Certification Programs

Absorb LMS

If you provide a certification program that is highly respected and desired by learners, you may want to consider adopting a business model similar to the academic one discussed above: Make courses available for free.

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.

Borrow this University Business Model to Sell Certification Programs

Absorb LMS

If you provide a certification program that is highly respected and desired by learners, you may want to consider adopting a business model similar to the academic one discussed above: Make courses available for free.

Top 5 ELearning Development Programs

LearnDash

5 Popular Rapid ELearning Software Programs. In the end though, the best program for elearning development really comes down to personal preference as well as the type of content you are training to.

Assess Blended Learning Programs to Improve Business Performance

Upside Learning

Did you ever imagine the day would come where you could use: A game of World of Warcraft to build leadership skills? Augmented reality to deliver dental training? Train online avatars to transform offline? It’s just like it is in the movies, right? Well, the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) at a leading management consulting, technology […]. Blended Learning

10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

Association eLearning

Need a reason to convert your existing instructor-led credentialing and certification programs to eLearning? 10 years ago, the idea of offering online certification and credentialing programs at your association would have been crazy.

September 30, 2014 - How to Create an Effective eLearning Course Without Extra Effort?

JoomlaLMS

More and more companies realize the need of investing money, time and effort into staff training, however, the number of businesses that can allocate a considerable part of their budgets to employee training programs is extremely small. How to Create an Effective eLearning Course Without Extra Effort?

A tribute to Dr Donald Kirkpatrick, pioneer and veteran of Instructional Design

Origin Learning

A professor emeritus at University of Wisconsin and the creator of the Kirkpatrick Four-level Evaluation Model , Dr. Kirkpatrick passed away on May 9, 2014 at the age of 90. Facebook 1 Twitter 5 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 1 Pinterest 1 Origin Learning mourns the loss of a great innovator.

Essentials to Any ELearning Program

LearnDash

Regardless of your budget and overall elearning program size, you will want to be sure that you have an answer to at least the following questions. There are many rapid elearning development programs out there, and each one has its own strength. How will you measure program success?

The Top 4 Constraints of Corporate Learning and Ways to overcome them

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For instance, when a stakeholder within the organization brings in the need to create a training program for a group of learners, it can be assumed that the training need is indeed pertinent and need not be assessed. The corporate world today is in a state of constant change and evolution.

The Role of e-Learning in Building and Managing Organizational Talent: A Case Study

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Here are some of the strategies we implemented to create an impactful training program for effective talent management: Owing to the vastness of the information to be shared, the course was broken down into two distinct modules. For any organization, its ‘people’ are its greatest asset.

Welcome OpenSesame's Intern Class of 2014!

OpenSesame

We''re so excited to welcome our 2014 marketing interns! I spent the spring of 2014 studying in Italy and exploring some of what Southern Europe and Northern Africa had to teach me. Last summer I worked as an affiliate marketer through the Amazon Associates program.

TechX Revenue Accelerator Honors Top Ten Companies for Doubling Sales in 2014

eLearning Brothers

Thanksgiving Point, Utah – November 20, 2014 – The Utah TechX Revenue Accelerator honored its Top Ten Companies, who more than doubled sales this year, at its annual Awards and Graduation Gala.Sales for these companies were 214% of their 2013 results, totaling more than $35 million.

Tech Headlines for March 2014

ATD Learning Technologies

Tech headlines for March 2014 include: Skillsoft and IBM Leverage Big Data in Enterprise Learning, USDA Invests in Distance Learning, The Global E-Learning Market, Twitter Announces Grant Program, Over 7.1

A Primer for 2014 ASTD International Conference and Expo eLearning Attendees

Web Courseworks

Tips for the 2014 ASTD-ICE and a Peek at WCW’s Design Manifesto Session. Now that spring has finally sprung, my excitement for the 2014 American Society of Training and Development International Conference and Exposition (ASTD-ICE) on May 4–7 in Washington D.C

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Mark your calendars: ScreencastCamp 2014

TechSmith Camtasia

The program is not set beforehand. Join us on August 8 – 10, 2014 for our 4th Annual ScreencastCamp at TechSmith’s home offices in Okemos, Michigan. Registration opens at 2:00 pm EST on May 01, 2014.