Learning Technology - How Much Is Too Much?

Dan Keckan

Learning—does it depend on how much people learn? Or, how much technical prowess we showcase in facilitating learning? Should we use technology to support our strategies? Or, put the whole burden of the learning process on the apparently nascent technology's shoulders? Educational Technology Collaborative Learning Educational Technology Trends Micro Learning Social Learning

The Knowledge Arcade Wins Gold at the LearnX Impact Awards 2018!

Growth Engineering

There’s exciting award news circulating round the Growth Engineering HQ… …We have won Gold at the 2018 LearnX Impact Awards for ‘Best Mobile App Design!’ ’ The accolade was extended to our pioneering mobile learning app, the Knowledge Arcade. Categories for the 2018 awards included: Learning, Performance and Capability, Learning Models and E-Learning Design. Stop the press!

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We’ve Entered a New Generation of Enterprise Learning

Docebo

Technology continues to evolve and enhance enterprise learning activities – what’s next for L&D? In just the past few years, learning technology has evolved from a simple LMS, designed to house and manage learning content, to cloud-based systems that offered new functionalities designed to bring organizations closer together, no matter their location, and deliver stronger security functionalities. . 2: They want more control over their learning journey .

How Long is too Short? Determining the Ideal Duration for Bite-Sized Learning

Origin Learning

trademarked the term ‘Microlearning’ the L&D industry has been using different terms like ‘bite-sized learning’, ‘just-in-time learning’, and ‘learning nuggets’. In this blog post, we examine results of some popular surveys and insights from industry-leaders to determine the ideal length of bite-sized learning. Snackable Learning. Snackable Learning’ is one more term coined as a substitute for microlearning. Two Distinct Bite-Sized Learning Capsules.

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Five Interactive Learning Trends That Could Be the Game Changer This Year

Raptivity

The learning technology adoption rate has been growing steadily over the last few years. Better, newer technologies and devices have come to the limelight, and people have welcomed them with an open mind. All this is facilitated by new technologies and trends making their way into mainstream. Micro-Learning Micro-learning is already mainstream. With increased smart-phone usage, the demand for micro-learning will only increase in 2018.

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)

Unboxed

Join our very own Dave Romero and Nikki Shaw for a fun, interactive webinar with Training Magazine where they’ll go more in-depth with these hot 2018 training trends. As we turn the calendar into 2018, training leaders are looking for the next big things in learning and development. So, for the third year in a row, we’ve assembled our list of the top training trends to watch for in 2018. 1 : Convert classroom learning to virtual. Rewards-based learning?fostering

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

They’re a reminder that 2018 is rushing by. Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Great Customer Training Requires the Right Technology Fit Focusing on training throughout the customer lifecycle can have a significant impact on churn. We have moved from course catalogs and compliance to micro-learning and personalization.

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6 must have apps for every HR professional

QuoDeck

Corporate Learning Best Practices e-Learning Employee-Training L&D professionals Micro-learning Mobile Learning Press QuoDeck Social Learning Trends best practices HR learning technology LMS m-learning millennials Mobileapps trainingOne of the most crucial functions in any organization is the Human Resources.

Free L&D webinars for September 2018

Limestone Learning

New learning helps too, and September is full of free webinars that can add to your knowledge stores! Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Content Authoring Strategies That Save Enterprises Both Time and Money Without the ability for managers to personally check in with every single employee, global enterprises need compelling eLearning so that dispersed workforces can meet their training requirements. Paula will also share her favourite learning evaluation resources!

Top E-Learning Trends for 2018

ICDTranslation

Today’s technological advances have contributed greatly to one of the world’s dominating trends in recent years – e-learning. The “ E-learning Market – Global Outlook and Forecast 2018-2023” report released at the beginning of 2018 forecasted a $65.41 billion revenue generated by the e-learning market by 2023. Looking at the growth patterns of the global e-learning industry, it is expected to surge 11% by 2020, as seen in an article by Elucidat. .

Conversations

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

I was building an interest and understanding of my role (learning technologist), my work place, and the kind of ‘things’ I needed to understand. I would not have produced, managed, edited and published four books , nor would I have gained the peer-reviewed CMALT qualification, the invitation to be a trustee for the Learn Appeal charity , or the various accolades I’ve collected over the years. Conversations are powerful learning opportunities.

7 Tech-driven Learning Trends that will rule in 2018

KnowledgeAnywhere

Whether you are tech-savvy or an average consumer, this digital age in which we live always gives you a chance to learn new technologies. With the massive growth of technology such as learner analytics, micro-learning, and artificial intelligence, the future holds something great for us! These new learning opportunities seem exciting, but for some people, new technology can be daunting and seem too complex to implement. Learning Apps.

Our Top 4 Takeaways from DevLearn 2018

Artisan eLearning

Artisan at DevLearn 2018. DevLearn is the largest learning technologies conference in the Learning and Development industry, and this year’s event didn’t disappoint. While there was a noticeable focus on new technology—including augmented reality and virtual reality—it was clear that existing trends like micro-learning, video-based learning, and standards like SCORM-based LMS support are alive and well.

5 Impactful L&D Trends to Watch in 2019

Unboxed

As 2018 draws to a close, many L&D leaders are beginning to explore the top learning and development trends of 2019. Learning and development is transforming at a quicker clip in recent years as a crop of new technologies like virtual and augmented reality, automation, and artificial intelligence disrupt our expectations for engaging, action-oriented learning. Trend #1: Making Learning More Accessible. Trend #2: Exploring Immersive Technology.

Five Best Practices for Professional Certification Test Preparation

Web Courseworks

The following article is a bit of an advice column written to myself; however, I think it will be helpful to others as well in the learning technology space. Use an LMS, CMS, app, or other platform to host short learning experiences that your users can access any time, such as on the bus or at an airport. See our recent blog post on microlearning to learn more. Encourage spaced learning.

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How Visual Arts Inspire Microlearning Lessons - Tip #201

Vignettes Learning

According to Clark Quinn , an expert in learning technology strategy and Executive Director of independent consultancy firm Quinnovation, “We should be thinking about exaggeration in our learning design.” He suggests using exaggeration as a tool to mimic the stress of real life into our learning situations to “enhance engagement and effectiveness.” “If In microlearning, exaggeration can hone learning ideas. Learn more about story and experience-based eLearning.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Mousify Your Organization’s Performance: Five Keys to Disney-Inspired Success Examine the five Walt Disney–inspired strategies for peak organizational performance—Purpose, Priorities, People, Platform, Process—and learn how Walt Disney applied each of them to his theme park business. Learn the method and you can make your own magic. Learning and development professionals use Xyleme to manage the entire content lifecycle in one place.

Cultivate These Behaviors for Responsible Digital Learning - Tip #193

Vignettes Learning

May’s definition of freedom suggests that people need to have the ability to pause and reflect on how to interpret, learn, and act upon different stimuli that comes our way. That is, in essence, how we learn - or how we should learn. Technology-Enabled Reflection We inherently have the ability to pause, reflect, and learn, and just by pausing, we consequently learn and respond appropriately. Technology will only bring us so far.

The Relevance of Blended Learning in Modern Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

The past few years have seen the growth of self-paced learning programs. Organizations have invested significant sums of money in developing mobile-first learning solutions that allow learners to access learning content on their smartphones. Surveys also indicate that modern learners, especially millennials prefer to learn on their own. Despite all these findings there are some interesting stats that continue to foster the growth of blended learning.

Ten Advantages of Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

It was but inevitable that organizations would find a way to train their employees with mobile learning solutions. Foster Workplace Learning with Mobile Learning Solutions. Smartphones are also a great way to deploy learning at the workplace. In areas like IT, banking & finance, and higher education, the mobile phone can be used innovatively to foster learning. Between 30% to 50% of total costs can be saved when switching to mobile learning.

My takeaways from OEB18: communities, AI and 3D-smarts and some very practical stuff

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

For the first time in my life I went to the OEB learning technologies conference in Berlin. People from Denmark, Finland, the US and the Netherlands exchanged working on 360 degree and VR, e-learning, open academy, video in action, micro learning as support for deployed troops. However the topic of building communities of practice or social learning was not high on the agenda of the conference (neither was performance support).

Personalized Enterprise Learning – Why AI Holds the Key [WHITEPAPER]

Docebo

Artificial intelligence will improve the way your admins and learners interact with content in your learning platform. The lines between our personal and professional lives are becoming blurred thanks to smart technology, which is shifting expectations towards more personalized experience. In the enterprise learning space, this is a major topic of conversation and L&D leaders have a distinct appetite to make their learning activities increasingly automated and personalized. .

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

What does 2019 have in store for digital learning trends? What’s the future for elearning, digital learning and L&D professionals? We reached out to 15 industry experts ranging from experienced in-house learning managers, established solutions providers and consultants, presenters, authors and thought-leaders, with two key questions: What digital learning trends do you think we’ll see rise in 2019? “Digital learning campaigns.

Industry trends that make you cringe: 10 learning experts share their bugbears

Elucidat

What digital learning trends and buzzwords make you cringe? 10 trends in workplace learning that will help you make sound decisions . There’s no doubt that there are, and always have been, a lot of buzzwords in the workplace learning industry. I’m sure I’m not the only one who plays “buzzword bingo” at conferences like Learning Technologies. Here’s what the experts think: “The debate around macro vs. micro learning is taking people down a blind alley.”.

What Learning can Learn from the Olympics

Degreed

Sound like a situation we in Learning and Development know too well? So, what can learning learn from these exceptional Olympic athletes? Mikaela Shiffrin, a 22-year old alpine skier currently competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics, strapped her first pair of ski boots on at the age of 3. This recipe serves as an example of how employee learning should look: varied, available in multiple formats, and based on the individual. Technology Learning Ecosystem Tools

What is Microlearning?

Edume

We recently gave a talk at Learning Technologies 2018 on microlearning; what it is, why it's become a topic of conversation and, importantly, how you make it a success. We define microlearning as a way of teaching and delivering content to learners in bite-sized (3-5 minutes) bursts at the point of need and with a focused and specific learning outcome. The learner is in control of what and when (s)he's learning. Make it easy to get started.and to keep learning.

NexGen Tier2 Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

A year ago I wrote about NexGen functionality in any learning system. This is to say, that any learning system vendor who tells you they are NexGen, should have Tier 1 functionality (in its entirety or at least 60% of it). 2018 NexGen will appear next month. With the strong growth of Learning Engagement Platforms, LMS vendors (who make up the largest segment in the learning system space) are diving in head first and adding more LEP capabilities.

10 Ways Mobile Learning Influences Corporate Learning & Development

Hurix Digital

The proliferation of mobile devices has changed the way we interact, network, live and learn. Devices account for 75% of global internet usage which is expected to touch the 79% mark by 2018. Learning and Development initiatives of various corporations will move away from a structured and restricted method of training and development to a more learner-oriented approach for good. Wearable technology: Wearables, like Google glass, is already a popular technology in the market.

3 Essential Metrics to Improve Training Measurement

Watershed

As a solution architect, I help clients find the perfect match between the challenges they face, and the technologies available. Today, innovative learning programs include a suite of technologies, ranging from the learner experience to the administrative functions—often referred to as a learning technology stack. So, how do we track the business value of these learning investments, to justify spending? Watch Now: How to Build a Learning Tech Stack.

How to start with Microlearning

anewspring

4 October 2018. So when you think about microlearning, I prefer to put it into the category of performance support rather than learning because we don’t really micro learn anyone really. And some people say, well, microlearning is taking a longer learning journey, cutting it into pieces so that they are easy to digest. However, microlearning is not chunked learning and that is a very common misperception of the word. How to start with Microlearning.

Perfect Partners: Microlearning and Higher Education

MagicBox

They want affordable, purposeful learning that will prepare them for a lifetime of occupational leapfrog and they prefer technology over lecture halls and expensive, outdated print textbooks. It solves the problems of both the institution and the student by providing learning that fits into student lifestyles and allowing higher education to repurpose its content and rethink virtual versus physical accessibility. 2005) Microlearning in the Lifelong Learning Context.

Workplace Learning 2025 – Why workplace learning needs to change

Learning Pool

Six-Part Series: Workplace Learning 2025. Part 2: The ever-increasing demands on businesses mean learning and development has never been more stretched, so it’s time to do things differently, says Learning Pool’s Chief Product Officer Ben Betts. Blog Learn & Connect

Can You Build the ‘Perfect’ Learner Experience?

HT2 Labs

In the run up to this year’s Learning Technologies conference, we’ve been pondering the Learner Experience alongside our partners, Kineo. But entering the 21st Century, the Digital Transformation and the vast advancement for technology has seen the face of elearning change rapidly. From Social and Personalized Learning, to Virtual and Augmented Reality, the possibilities for L&D are endless. Learning Management to Learning Experience.

A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

I will go thru several areas for e-learning, not just learning systems, although by far, it will be the most, since a lot has happened in 2020. . I still wouldn’t use them, but if that is where you see your learning coming from, then go for it. Learning Systems .

Top 8 2019 e-Learning trends

SkyPrep

The year 2019 has just started and it is the right time to analyze the trends that will impact the learning industry all year long, especially the e-Learning landscape. Here’s a sneak peak at the top 8 trends that are going to change the e-Learning game this year: 1. Flexible Learning. The improvements in flexible and adaptive learning are extending the limits of what is realizable with learning. Social and Informal Learning. More) Mobile Learning.

10 Reasons Why You Need a Mobile Learning Management System 

Hurix Digital

This blog talks about 10 Reasons Why Enterprises Need a Mobile LMS (Learning Management System). That is the reason there is a growing demand for mobile learning management systems. This will allow your workforce to access learning anytime and from anywhere.

Free L&D webinars for May 2019

Limestone Learning

The pace is getting faster and companies are looking for employees who can think on their feet, learn as they go and absorb information flying at them from multiple directions. You'll learn: How VR enables effective training and the myriad of VR use cases. In this webinar, you’ll learn: Understanding the differences between training and learning and what happens in real work. How to create an effective learning environment using technology.

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