How Technology Can Make Corporate Training Programs More Effective

Your Training Edge

Similarly, installed ring bells, Wi-Fi powered cameras with integrated speakers ‘system, and even a bit old headphones connected with Skype, Slack, Bitrix24, and whatever digital software you use make it un-problematic for boss and employees to stay connected at all times.

The 6 Hottest Training Technologies That You Can’t Overlook

Gyrus

Technology has impacted almost every aspect of our lives and training & development is no exception. This widespread adoption of mobile phones as well as other mobile devices such as tablets, e-reader, etc.

A technology angle to Christmas and the way we greet!

Origin Learning

Of course, there is an effort required to learn how to use and leverage technology! So, in a constantly changing technology-driven world, the immediacy factor comes to the fore as everything, including connectedness, is instant and borderless in a globalized world.

The Average Joe imperative

E-Learning Provocateur

I was so impressed with the technology – and amazed at its availability for free! I predict a similar fate for other emerging technologies, be it Tin Can, augmented reality, responsive e-learning, or whatever else lay on the horizon.

New Challenge, New Approach

Vitalyst

Throughout August, we are turning our focus toward workplace technology adoption—why it’s important, how it’s achieved, and how companies and employees can benefit from it. Use this series as a guide as your organization formulates its own digital adoption strategy.

Set Yourself up for Productivity

Vitalyst

USE SKYPE TO COLLABORATE PURPOSEFULLY Communications platforms like Skype are now central to workplace productivity. But, like most technology, you need to put in a bit of effort to get the most out of Skype.

Making the Modern Workplace

Vitalyst

Throughout August, we turned our focus toward workplace technology adoption—why it’s important, how it’s achieved, and how companies and employees can benefit from it. Use this series as a guide as your organization formulates its own digital adoption strategy.

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5 Tips to Design a Tech Workplace

Your Training Edge

With the dawn of the digital age, technology is transforming conventional workplaces into digital hubs. The evolution of technology has made workplaces more productive and efficient. There are innumerable choices to make when deciding which technology suits your business best.

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Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

These new reality technologies have been sitting on the horizon for years. Technology has finally gotten to the point where the opportunity is catching up to the promise. It is not about technology. In that time, some “trends” will morph into completely different technologies.

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What Can the E-Learning Industry Learn from Omnichannel?

LearnDash

Omnichannel takes this approach to the next level by applying it not just to online and offline learning, but to any learning channel a learner might adopt. Needing more instruction, they use the app on their phone to request a private tutoring session, which they schedule over Skype. I joined on their desktop app, scheduled regular Skype lessons with my tutor, and used my phone to message other learners using their app interface.

Intelligent Content

Clark Quinn

You have to understand that folks who do content as if their business depended on it, e.g. web marketers, have a level of sophistication that elearning (and all elearning: performance support, social, etc) would do well to adopt. As I state in my boilerplate response: “I deliberately ignore what comes unsolicited, and instead am triggered by what comes through my network: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Skype, etc.” design strategy technology

Checking In

Tom Spiglanin

I’m her webmaster, graphic designer, and Chief Technology Officer. When we adopted Arianna in 2009, we met her older brother Erik and have remained in contact with their family via Skype. Changing Workplace Community Conferences Tools and Technology Video Production

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Checking In

Tom Spiglanin

I’m her webmaster, graphic designer, and Chief Technology Officer. When we adopted Arianna in 2009, we met her older brother Erik and have remained in contact with their family via Skype. Changing Workplace Community Conferences Tools and Technology Video Production

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Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

After the crash of the dot com era in 2001, entrepreneurs were worried about the next big thing that would be basically the breakthrough technology to support business operations and decision making.

ET and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Well, if you thought that was what I was referring to, then you have the wrong blog – I think the movies section is somewhere over there — ET in this case refers to emerging technology. Emerging technology that has I believe the potential to do wonders in the e-learning space.

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Building a knowledge-sharing organizational culture

Matrix

Younger employees — from Generation X again to Millennials and Generation Z — are generally considered more tech-savvy and technology is known to improve processes and develop new solutions to old problems in business. Oftentimes, technology is the base of this support.

No Escaping Mobile Learning – Webinar Recording & Audience Queries Answered

Upside Learning

In this webinar, Abhijit and I discussed about the six key drivers that are forcing organizations to adopt mobile learning. We believe each of them is powerful enough to drive your organization to mobile learning, but put together they create the perfect storm for adoption.

Microlearning for The Manufacturing Industry

Ed App

It is often said that it is the people who make the organization; however, manufacturing companies are continuing to adopt the trend of automation in the advancement of our technological age. The industry calls for trained specialists who understand the newest, state-of-the-art technologies, processes and policies. A German manufacturing goods company hires advanced digital technology to enhance the productivity and skills of its employees.

How to Create a Successful Community of Practice

Learning Wire

Linked by email, video conferencing, webinar, and Skype, multinational companies are able to pull together teams of managers drawn from many different countries to work on a single project. Communities of practice often lack the extra resources to invest in training or technology.

Will chat replace email? Slack thinks so.

Obsidian Learning

Here at Obsidian, we use both email and messaging ( Skype ) for inter-office communication, a combination that works just fine for us as a small, woman-owned business. We’ve written before about using collaborative technology to build a learning culture and foster employee engagement.

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

Strategically planned use of technology can result in higher productivity in the classroom by deriving favorable learning outcomes. Ability to discuss questions over Facetime or Skype makes the learning process more exciting and fun.

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How to Create a Successful Community of Practice

Learning Wire

Linked by email, video conferencing, webinar, and Skype, multinational companies are able to pull together teams of managers drawn from many different countries to work on a single project. Communities of practice often lack the extra resources to invest in training or technology.

Would Robots Run the Classroom in the Future?

MagicBox

Technology is improving at an unimaginable pace. Human’s dependency on technology has led to the advent of AI that helps finish tasks at a speed we cannot imagine. With our dependency on technology, there is no doubt that it has the capability to take over the roles played by us.

Key Factors in MOOC Success, Part 2

Your Training Edge

The first article took a global approach, focusing on technology, support, and other aspects of the digital learning environment. Technologies can do a better job of conveying information and developing understanding than can lectures.”. MOOCs should not just be regular courses videotaped and put online—this method is not only inefficient in terms of learning, but also it doesn’t put the technology to its best possible use.

Create Flexibility of Learning and Teaching with Online Publishing

MagicBox

Strategically planned use of technology can result in higher productivity in the classroom by deriving favorable learning outcomes. Adopting a responsive, intuitive and intelligent digital platform that easily integrates with your LMS can further strengthen your position in the e-Learning ecosystem. Ability to discuss questions over Facetime or Skype makes the learning process more exciting and fun.

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Why blended learning paves the way to business success

Matrix

In fact, if we go with the saying "Don't put all your eggs in one basket", the best strategy is to adopt a mixture of training solutions. Modern employees embrace technology, value on-the-job experiences, interact with each other in the workplace, and they want relevant training and flexible schedules. For those who need to use both their hands while learning - for example, how to manipulate some hardware equipment without compromising it - AR technology can come in handy.

Goodbye

Learning with e's

Video and podcasts are ways that I considered adopting to replace blogging, but these carry just as heavy time a commitment and I would still be vulnerable to abuse from trolls. Personal appearances at workshops, seminars and conferences, either in person or using Skype are another option.

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The importance of synchronicity

Clive on Learning

Over the past couple of months, I have twice been fortunate enough to hear Professor Stephen Heppell speak, once at the 25th birthday party of the eLearning Network and again last week when I chaired his session at Learning Technologies. These could be face-to-face (not just in classrooms but on the job - in fact just about anywhere), online (using tools like Skype or web conferencing) or even on the phone.

Five tools for global educators

Learning with e's

Recently I have been considering the changing role of teachers who are adopting technology to extend the walls of the classroom. In effect, through the use of social media and telecommunication technologies, these teachers are becoming global educators.

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Three things all teachers need

Learning with e's

Last night I took part in a 3-way Skype podcast recording for TeacherCast.ne And how can technology help teachers to create such environments? t , which was hosted by Jeff Bradbury, who is based in Philadelphia, USA.

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Flip your classroom: The benefits & challenges of the flipped classroom approach in enterprise learning

eFront

Embracing the flipped classroom approach isn’t just about adopting a new fad or jumping on a bandwagon. The use of asynchronous technologies to make training content available on-demand is another advantage of the flipped classroom model. Here are some thoughts to consider in enhancing the effectiveness of flipped classroom training: 1) Leverage technology. The technologically-induced “digital divide” challenge outlined above is very real.

Multiple identities

Learning with e's

Technology mediated communication and pervasive computing affect everyone in the Western industrialised world. Without knowing it, when we interact with these technologies, our behaviour changes. Whether or not this causes us to adopt different identities has yet to be established.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Let us address the technology aspect. Social Learning : the video - Jane Hart begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting - Pick of the Day , September 10, 2010 Thanks to LAB SSJ for sharing this video with me - and thanks for the mention. Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning - eLearning Technology , September 14, 2010 Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

And, if you'd like to have a quick Skype about this, I'd be happy to. If you want we can talk via skype.

AITD 2010 – spreading good intentions

Janet Clarey

I even had an impromptu Skype visit first with Gary Woodill and then later, with Jay Cross. (It Skype message. There continues to be little adoption of new methods. in·ten·tion, n. Pronunciation: in-?ten(t)-sh?n. ten(t)-sh?n.

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Brent Schlenker Joins EdCast!

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

These technologies changed me. This early adoption of Web2.0, Sadly, as we rolled into the second half of the 2000s, I realized the L&D market was a LAGGING indicator, not a leading indicator of technology. The Big Story! I am officially part of team EdCast.

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5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

If emerging technology has taught us anything, it is only a matter of time until it bounces into our space. When people think Kinect technology, they think X-Box 360. Kinect technology was not created at a Microsoft lab, rather it was created by a group of folks in Cambridge, England. The technology is revolutionizing every day life. Those that enter this space will truly be cutting edge and thus adoption will be slow.