Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I went back and found a 1998 ATD (then ASTD) State of the Industry report.

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ASTD Webcast On New Mobile Learning Research

Upside Learning

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that we recently supported ASTD research on Mobile Learning , a report around that was released in May 2012. ASTD conducted a free webinar on that research report this week. Manager, Learning Technology at Qualcomm).

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Meet the Brothers at ASTD TechKnowledge Conference 2014

eLearning Brothers

Shawn and Andrew will be live and in person at ASTD TechKnowledge Conference in Las Vegas January 22-24, 2014! More About the ASTD TechKnowledge Conference. Join us for the chance to collaborate and learn from the people who are focused on the intersection of technology and training.

30 Days To Go Until ATD International Conference & Exposition 2015 Comes Alive!

Origin Learning

Association for Talent Development, ATD’s International Conference and Exposition (ICE) is a much awaited event for learning professionals across the globe. Visit us in Booth #102 and let us show you how we can help you make learning fun, engaging and effective.

2013 Corporate Learning Trends: Where Are We Now? (White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

In January, BLP President Sharon Boller published a white paper exploring the trends in the corporate learning landscape. The white paper focused on 7 trends we expect to see grow in 2013 and beyond. Revisiting Sharon’s 2013 Learning Trends.

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Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard Unveiled at ASTD ICE

Bottom-Line Performance

We are taking our show on the road to ASTD ICE, May 20 – 22 in Dallas, Texas to unveil the Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard. It takes the guesswork out of game based learning with a proven game design you can use for your instructional games. Learn more. Learn More.

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Review of ASTD International Trade Expo

eLearning 24-7

With great anticipation I entered the huge expo at ASTD International show earlier this week. E-Learning has been minimal. Trends on the Expo Floor. Mobile Learning. Some angle to game based learning – either an app or actual product. Social Learning. If you think they used the ASTD app and wrote down some notes, I think you would be surprised. Blackboard Learn for Sales – Let’s talk about these guys in particular.

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#astd2014 Conference recap and trends

Challenge to Learn

Here is my recap of the Washington ASTD ICE 2014 conference. I’m always looking for trends and found four major ones: Big-Data, Speed of Change, Leadership Development and Retention. The trends where workplace learning and informal learning. e-Learning

Learning Trends, Technologies, and Opportunities – New White Paper by Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller , President of Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper: “Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities.” Truth be told, the real learning revolution is just beginning. More learning snacks, ePubs, videos, and reference tools.

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ASTD TechKnowledge

Tony Karrer

ASTD TechKnowledge 2009 is coming to Las Vegas in January. Better yet, go take a look at: Be an Insanely Great Professional Conference Attendee Better Questions for Learning Professionals Continuing Thoughts on Questions What Questions Should We be Asking? Session Hopping a Practical Guide General Session - New Work Literacies and E-Learning 2.0 The results are in, and most knowledge workers are struggling to adapt to new forms of work and learning. Learning 2.0

ASTD International trade show wrap up day 2

eLearning 24-7

Back for another installment of the ASTD international trade show. In this amazing episode we find out that not all mobile devices are really mobile (according to a vendor), the new six letter word is Tin Can, mobile only products still exist, my game is your game and ASTD did not offer a breakfast for us. While they are portable, they are mobile and the primary reason why mobile learning has taken off in the marketplace. Trends Day Two. E-Learning 24/7.

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

Learning Rebels

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! Thoughts about the state of learning today and expressing the need to share with each other more.

Workplace Trends from 2004…Still Trending

Integrated Learnings

One dusty cover that caught my eye was the January 2004 issue of Training + Development Magazine from ASTD, with this headline: 8 Trends You Need to Know NOW. I immediately thought, “I wonder if those trends are still relevant.”. Here’s a peek at the eight trends from 2004. --1-- Technology is advancing, which affects where and how work is done, as well as “how, when, and where learning occurs.”. --8-- Do you see any new trends that aren’t addressed at all here?

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ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Last week at ASTD TechKnowledge , I did a keynote on Work Literacy and eLearning 2.0, Learning from Our Kids In my keynote, I mentioned a Fourth Grade Wikipedia Update. Part of the beauty of this example is that I believe that through watching what's different with my kids, I can learn a lot about what's different. There are so many to keep up with.from What are the top 5 things as a learning professional we need to learn immediately. or Learning 3.0

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ASTD Keynote: “People Lie” Richard Hilleman Electronic Arts #tk10

Learning Visions

This are my liveblogged notes from Thursday, January 28 Keynote at ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. This is the most important trend in video game design. Built an exercise around Lego Mindstorms objectives metrics rules In his classes – need to learn about leadership and teamwork. Tags: gam astd gaming Richard Hilleman, the man behind the EA sports brand (Madden football) -- currently focused on EA’s internal university. People Lie… …but their actions don’t.

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mLearning – the trend that’s NOT? mSupport the trend that might be?

Bottom-Line Performance

Clark Quinn is a long-time advocate of the use of mobile technologies to support learning efforts. When the L&D community talks about the “mLearning” trend, we’re talking about a trend that is just… not. ASTD’s reports run a year behind (e.g.

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Analysis of ASTD International Conference and Expo 2013

eLearning 24-7

It’s the yearly review of the ASTD International Conference and Expo. First off, this part is going to sound like I’m bashing ASTD, and perhaps to a degree I am. If you were a volunteer to ASTD, this is not about you – it is solely about ASTD. ASTD bags – always nice. Each year this is always a few products that wow me and this year’s show continued the trend. . Vendors who do not see their learning platform as a LMS.

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Big News Out of ASTD International Conference & Expo 2014

OpenSesame

This past week I had the privilege of attending my first ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) conference in Washington D.C. Brand new colors and signage trumpeted ASTD’s rebranding as “ATD”—the Association for Talent Development.

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Thursday’s Trending e-Learning Topic: Conferences

Trivantis

You can network with your peers, brush up on best practices and new trends, plus get inspiration from others in the community. This Thursday, we’ve pulled together all the resources you need to learn more about the biggest conferences in the e-Learning industry.

Fri April 29: ASTD Conference “Learning 2.0 – Don’t get left behind” #ASTDL20

Learning Visions

But if you’d like to hear from some industry notables on the topic of Learning 2.0, come to ASTD New England Area’s Regional 2011 Conference: Learning 2.0 – Don’t get left behind. Conference Description: The world of learning & development is changing fast. Tony will share his insights into future training industry trends, including highlights from his latest groundbreaking book: The New Social Learning – A Guide to Transforming Organizations Through Social Media.

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E-Learning Musings

eLearning 24-7

As an honored tradition for the ASTD International Trade Show and whatever else they call it, I present my latest news and notes in the world of e-learning. I’m referring to trials and demos for a learning management system/talent mgt. Trends. E-Learning 24/7.

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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. I’m excited to see what new tech trends might emerge from this process and rise to the top of the industry.

Find Speaker for Local ASTD Chapter

Tony Karrer

I've been approached quite a bit recently to do presentations at local ASTD chapters or to help find a speaker. So, I'm hoping that folks can recommend what I should do with a request such as a request I just received (and they've allowed me to post it publicly) for help: I need a speaker in the Birmingham, Alabama area for a local ASTD on eLearning 2.0 Learning Trends 2008 - Online - Free [link

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eLearning 2.0 Presentation - ASTD OC

Tony Karrer

SlideShare Link A few posts that go along with the content: Delicious Upgrade Have Work and Learning Changed or the Way We Do Work and Learning? Learning and Networking with a Blog (Deleted Scenes) What is eLearning 2.0? Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 I'm trying Slideshare for the first time. I've embedded the presentation from last week that I mentioned before.

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21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Instructional designers need to run, not walk, away from classroom-thinking and get to the point of providing short, quick business focused learning points that are easily accessible when and where our learners need them. THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas.

ASTD National 2011 State of the Industry Report

Take an e-Learning Break

The findings of ASTD’s 2011 State of the Industry Report showthat organizations are just as committed as ever to learning and development(L&D). This report, ASTD'sdefinitive review of workplace learning and development trends, includes datafrom ASTD BEST Awards Winners, ASTD Forum members, and other organizations from2002 to date. The 2011 State of the Industry Report is freefor ASTD national members.

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2014 – The Year In Review

Learnnovators

2014 has been a wonderful year for us, because it was replete with LEARNNOVATIONS (learning innovations). This series reflected our die-hard commitment to promote ‘good learning’ amongst the members of the learning community. Some of the questions we wanted to explore through this initiative were: What does future learning look like? How would people learn in future? to help the learning community create amazing learning experiences.

MOOCs – What Are They? Why Should You Care?

Your Training Edge

Trends and Future directions. Being a big believer in “Technology Enabled Learning”, Bryant seeks to create awareness, motivate adoption and engage organizations and people in the changing business of education. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts.

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Simulations Games Social and Trends

Tony Karrer

I received some interesting questions (and you know I love questions) from someone doing eLearning industry market research around trends in simulations, games, social learning. This is a case where I look back at what I’ve written: Course and Courseware Fading - The Future of eLearning Shift in Blended Learning - Example of Melding of Training and Support and now I find that I probably should back step a little. See also When Do Learning Games Make Business Sense?

Michael Allen – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Michael Allen, the CEO of Allen Interactions, is known for pioneering multimedia learning technologies, interactive instructional paradigms, and rapid-prototyping processes—bringing each forward into leading corporate enterprises. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. How has been your journey (to save the world from boring e-learning) so far?

Design Day and the ASTD Big Question for July

Kapp Notes

Around the same time, the ASTD Learning Circuits Blog had the July "Big Question" which was "Choosing Tools" which is actually a series of questions: How does the eLearning design process need to change to accommodate such a wide variety of tools? What should learning professionals do to stay up-to-speed? Do they need to learn new tools constantly? Will this trend continue? What should learning professionals do to stay up-to-speed?

Talking eLearning ROI

Web Courseworks

and external opportunities and threats (industry trends, economic factors, changes in customer demographics, competition, relevant regulation/ legislation, etc.). Take stock of the competition to get an idea of how rival associations deliver learning and training to members.

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Why Blended Learning Is Really Just Blended Training

Mindflash

Blended learning is a hot phrase in the training world, and it usually refers to a mixing of traditional face-to-face classroom facilitation with computer-based modules — usually self-paced online training. Proponents of blended learning point to several benefits of the approach, including: 1.

MOOCs to Bridge the Workplace Skills Gap

Your Training Edge

There are two trends occurring right now – one in business and one in education – that are majorly threatening their respective industries. In education massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are disrupting the traditional models and how people think about learning, delivery, and credentialing. According to the ASTD member survey, the largest skills gaps are for leadership and executive skills, managerial and supervisory skills, and professional- or industry-specific skills.

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