The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

5 Employee Training Lessons I Learned From Google News

WalkMe Training Station

Google’s maze-like game platform, used for experimenting and training artificial intelligence technologies, has been released for public use. Just be sure to subscribe to the Training Station newsletter before you go to receive more insightful and productive training information.

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100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction.

Lifelong learning, AI replacing consultants, teaching the Google Generation – all in the MWL Newsletter No 24

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 23-29 July 2017. Social learning

Micro Learning and Mobile

eLearning 24-7

Finally, I’m going to push some opportunities you can do, right now, well, today, this week, next week or when you say to yourself, “Why isn’t this working, like the said it would at that seminar/webinar or another article?”

ELC 026: Looking Into The Future Of Instructional Technology

The eLearning Coach

He is the author of numerous articles and books, as well as a presenter, on the integration of educational technology, instructional design, and online distance education (see Resources below). Ideas-articles-freebies-resources.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Be it for monitoring health, finding directions on the Google Glass or connecting with people with over Apple Watch or Android Wear, there is a lot of activity in the wearable technology segment. Subscribe to our newsletter for best learning solutions & practices.

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Immersive Learning, VR, AR, MR

eLearning 24-7

Google Daydream, a smartphone powered is $79 (USD). . On the smartphone-powered side, plenty of apps are available in Google Play. I have tested an app ideal for an Android phone on the iPhone 6 and it worked fine (using Google Cardboard). .

Podcast: Build your Social Media Presence with Barb Smith


Her services include helping clients navigate the daunting task of web content management, WordPress web development, newsletter publishing, company branding, and social media. A blog is a series of articles that are written over a period of time.

25 eLearning tools you need to have


Tool: Google Drive. What it does: Google Drive is our favorite form of cloud storage at LearnUpon. With teams working in diverse locations across the world, Google Drive provides a safe and central location where all team members can access the files they need at any time.

Everyone’s a natural at social learning

Sponge UK

If you don’t ask Google, you ask your friends, family or colleagues when you need to learn to do something new. To find that solution you’ll explore real life situations, most likely from someone, be it face-to-face, a blog or an article on the net. “How do I…?”

Top Five Ways to Use Screencasting in the Classroom

Visual Lounge

This article was written by guest author Ron Kotlik for our quarterly education newsletter, the Learning Lounge. This article will focus on five easy ways educators can use the power of screencasting. This article is a not a “how to” of screencasting.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins

Mark Oehlert

» June 03, 2007 Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins Sam Adkins at Ambient Insight passed along a link to a post on the Social Strategist that I just reading through now but which does a compare and contrast between some of the emerging tools for creating mash-ups. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Google and MSFT to Clash Over Copyrights

Mark Oehlert

» March 08, 2007 Google and MSFT to Clash Over Copyrights I know that this may not be dead-on the edupatents topic - i.e. it doesnt talk about how evil bb is - but, anytime that Google and Microsoft go at each other, our communities will be affected. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Voice Coming to Second Life | Main | Sony and Its Own 3D World.Second Life Competitor?

Goin’ Mobile

Clark Quinn

This is a copy of an article I’ve written for a Wiley newsletter to promote my mlearning book. . And when a small company like Google says that they’re designing for mobile first and the desktop is an afterthought, it is safe to say mobile is on the move. The indicators are clear: the world is going mobile. Mobile subscriptions in the developed world are flattening out, not from lack of interest, but from saturation.

Localising elearning for China

Sponge UK

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has a good article which compares the size of text for the same words in various languages and highlights English as often having the shortest form.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

For even more tips on using gamification to increase your sales, check out this article published just last month. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on expensive web banners and ads in industry newsletters, spend an hour each day sharing the word about your new eLearning offering on social networks. Include screencaps of your course; links to relevant articles on the topic, infographics, photos, etc. A mention in their newsletter or journal.

Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology

Visual Lounge

Khan didn’t invent the idea of the flipped classroom, it was initially proposed by Lage, Platt and Treglia in their article “ Inverting the Classroom: A Gateway to Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment.” Guest post by Steve Salik, Ph.D.

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Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March - eLearning Learning Posts , April 6, 2010 Best of eLearning Learning Once again, I found myself falling behind in getting through all the great eLearning content that gets brought together by eLearning Learning. A Learning Paradigm Shift: Cybergogy - Janet Clarey , April 9, 2010 I was doing some research for an article and ran across a new (to me) term: cybergogy. Is Google Analytics the new LMS?! Google Buzz (5).

Find the Best Educational Technology Tools for Your Teaching Style


As a teacher who’s in pace with the contemporary teaching methods, you have to prepare presentations, articles, and learning resources on a daily basis. The weekly newsletter that suggests tips for your students’ development is also very useful.

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Learning by Creating: Turning Bloom’s on Its Head

Visual Lounge

Robert Freeman’s article explains the evolution of the idea: for the factory worker of the 1880′s the model was moderately successful. This content was written for our quarterly education newsletter, the Learning Lounge , written by educators, for educators.

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50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (3)

Jay Cross

What worked at Google. When Google sought to find out what makes managers successful , far and away the most important factor was being a good coach 7. Google says a good coach “provides specific, constructive feedback, balancing the negative and the positive.”

Most popular posts about Working Smarter for July 2012

Jay Cross

This is the lead article in the new issue of my free and highly intermittent newsletter, JOHO. Importing HTML into Google Docs spreadsheets . 50 best articles on Working Smarter for the first half of 2012 JAY CROSS | MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012. July, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Did You Know: knol = a unit of knowledge?

Mark Oehlert

Tell them that Google has now defined a knol as a "unit of knowledge." Actually it sounds like Google is starting up some author-focused/centric competitor to Wikipedia.

Barb Smith – Build your Social Media Presence


Her services include helping clients navigate the daunting task of web content management, WordPress web development, newsletter publishing, company branding, and social media. A blog is a series of articles that are written over a period of time. Listen to Podcast: [link].

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Where Do You Begin (Part II)

Mark Oehlert

» March 26, 2007 Where Do You Begin (Part II) Google Desktop 5 is out. " Virtual World Shake-Up (BBC article) found at PacRimX Data File: Real-Time Collaboration By Sam S. The articles author is Kellye Whitney - listed as a Senior Editor and a Sr.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Two Huge Losses: Gary Gygax and Arthur C. Clarke

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5) | Main | "Sync Google Calendar with Outlook and more with WideLens" (Alex Barnett) » March 19, 2008 Two Huge Losses: Gary Gygax and Arthur C.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Massive Catch-Up Issue #1413 (Games, Virtual Worlds, banking concepts and more)

Mark Oehlert

» June 11, 2008 Massive Catch-Up Issue #1413 (Games, Virtual Worlds, banking concepts and more) Custom Laser-engraved Moleskines : me want Google announces OpenSocial 0.8 : more data portability Scientists to Build Concept Bank : "Information scientists announced an agreement last month on a “conceptbank” programmers could use to build thinking machines that reasonabout complex problems at the frontiers of knowledge—from advancedmanufacturing to biomedicine."

Top 3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing eLearning for Your Association

Association eLearning

News article by Joyce Russell reported that despite a relatively high unemployment rate in the U.S., During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. Share this on Google+. Add this to Google Bookmarks.

Your Association Members & Customers Have an Ear for Podcasts

WBT Systems

With the increasing sales of ‘connected’ cars and in-home voice assistants, like Amazon Alexa and Google Home, podcast consumption is expected to rise even more rapidly in the future. When you listen to a podcast every week, it inevitably becomes a real presence in your mind, in the way that reading a writer’s articles does not,” said Slate Plus editorial director Gabriel Roth. Publicists are telling their clients, “Get a podcast.”

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

You’re best article yet. As usual, excellent article. Hi Tom, I look forward to reading your newsletter every week. Tom, I too look forward to receiving your newsletter, GREAT JOB! mousumi : Hey, this is quite an informative article. Cathy Moore : Deneena, if you Google “elearning development costs&# and similar phrases, you’ll get. Google Bookmarks. The Rapid Elearning Blog.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Here are the current breakouts: Google Chrome 8 and future editions, Microsoft IE9 and Apple Safari 5 supports h.264, a proprietary format. Chrome 8 plus future editions support VP8 – proprietary only to Google. If you want to use a freebie, my blog contains an article on free course authoring tools – the most widely used one is courselab. You cannot use the entries to auto enter them into your e-mail newsletter or e-mail whatever if you have one.

GE TV: Craig Weiss on the Future of the LMS and Authoring Tools Markets

Growth Engineering

I remember reading an article in the New York Times and they said that this was the same thing they said about Gen X. Google Glass was another big loser. You don’t have to be a guru in marketing to do some basic things like emails, newsletters or contests.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Social Graph.shaping up to be the hot summer song of 08

Mark Oehlert

There is already a conference, Graphing Social Patterns , Google has an API for it, Brad Fitzpatrick wrote a long article about his thoughts on the topic, even the great mind of Will Thalheimer has turned his attention toward things social and measurable.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Microsoft preps StartKey: A ‘Windows companion’ on a USB stick" (ZDNet)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Sony and Its Own 3D World.Second Life Competitor?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Google and MSFT to Clash Over Copyrights | Main | A New CAPTCHA Approach ( » March 08, 2007 Sony and Its Own 3D World.Second Life Competitor?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Two Very Different Views of Publishing (heres a hint.I think one is WAY wrong!)

Mark Oehlert

Yeah.access to the articles costs.$30US whole book for free or two articles for $60US? " How about "If you write an article and only the people who review it for publication read it, does it make any difference?" Anybody seen Google lately?