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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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. The post Meet the Brothers at ASTD TechKnowledge Conference 2014 appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Meet the brothers!

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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.

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. Try it free for 30 days… then take advantage of the ASTD ICE special rate.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

Our industry is notorious for chasing after trends. Most folks want to know: which trends are worth pursuing and which ones are going to fizzle? At any point in time, there are trends that sizzle, others that simmer, and ones that fizzle out.

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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. She forecasted where she sees the trends going… while also revealing six “truths” about what the current state of training and development really is.

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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.

ASTD TechKnowledge

Tony Karrer

ASTD TechKnowledge 2009 is coming to Las Vegas in January. We will look at adoption trends and examples of eLearning 2.0. Learning Trends 2008 - Online - Free [link I'm doing two sessions including a keynote / general session - descriptions below. If you are planning to go to the conference and read this, please drop me a comment because Get Together at Conferences - F2F Still Matters.

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.” of the 2012 ASTD State of the Industry report said mobile was a current distribution method for learning?

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

Origin Learning

The focus of this year’s ICE Expo is “Content, Community, Global Perspectives” and attendees will get a chance to know about upcoming trends in Training & Development, as well as network with like-minded peers from around the world.

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. Anyway, at ASTD International there were quite a few gamification products out there with many having base similar features: Accumulate points. Trends Day Two.

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

Bottom-Line Performance

When the L&D community talks about the “mLearning” trend, we’re talking about a trend that is just… not. Only 1.39% of the 2013 ASTD State of the Industry report respondents indicate they used mobile as a distribution method.

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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-- The article emphasizes the need for us to develop business acumen and follow business trends, so that we can ensure learning strategy aligns with organizational strategy. By Shelley A.

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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, an online Q&A Session for the Virtual Conference and a session on using Web 2.0 Tools for eLearning. You can find the handouts for the last session via TK09 Handouts. I thought I'd capture some links and thoughts around these sessions. Learning from Our Kids In my keynote, I mentioned a Fourth Grade Wikipedia Update.

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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. 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. When people lie, they make his job harder). Who is Richard Hilleman? Worked for EA for 25 years. Since 1983.

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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. . EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it.

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

Learning Rebels

Last year after ASTD ICE (International Conference and Expo) I had quite a few people participate in reflecting on the conference, sharing thoughts and experiences (Interested in reading those reflections? These seem like the themes or trends we’ve been dabbling in for the past few years.

3 Critical Insights from the 2013 ASTD State of the Industry Report

OpenSesame

Looking at trends will help you decide where to focus your efforts in 2013 in order to have the greatest impact on your business. Here are OpenSesame’s top three takeaways from ASTD’s survey overview: eLearning Solutions Enterprise

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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

Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0 I'm trying Slideshare for the first time. I've embedded the presentation from last week that I mentioned before. 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? eLearning 1.0, and 2.0 Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0

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

Learning Visions

come to ASTD New England Area’s Regional 2011 Conference: Learning 2.0 – Don’t get left behind. To help you keep up with these many changes, your ASTD New England Area local chapters have joined forces to bring you a very special event designed to share our resources, emerging experience and best thinking in a highly engaging, eye-opening conference. Chances are, if you’re reading this blog, then you’re not so far behind as all that.

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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.

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. ASTD International Conference & Exposition. The ASTD 2014 International Conference & Exposition brings the training and development industry to life.

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. Trends. ASTD e-learning Trends & Forecasts ASTD International trade show and exhibition LMS

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MOOCs – What Are They? Why Should You Care?

Your Training Edge

Trends and Future directions. Featured Posts MOOC Training ASTD ATD MOOCs Strategic Training Join me for my presentation to the New York Chapter of ATD on Wednesday January 14th, 2015. It seems like everyone is talking about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) these days.

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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. In 2008, I published some numbers from the eLearningGuild in Training Method Trends which shows a snapshot at that time. The recent ASTD numbers provide some additional insight. Anyone with different thoughts on the trends around simulations, games and social learning?

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? Will this trend continue? Finally: Will this trend continue?

Talking eLearning ROI

Web Courseworks

and external opportunities and threats (industry trends, economic factors, changes in customer demographics, competition, relevant regulation/ legislation, etc.). Are you an eLearning expert with an excellent idea for a new initiative or online education program?

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2014 – The Year In Review

Learnnovators

Hosted a Stop for Karl Kapp’s Blog Book Tour: We were delighted to host one of the stops for Karl Kapp’s blog book tour (organized for his ASTD co-published book ‘The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Theory into Practice’). The group has participants actively exchanging thoughts, ideas, experiences, news, tools, tips, trends, case studies, strategies, processes, best practices, etc. Engage in constant research on the latest trends in learning and development.

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. However, out of disruption comes innovation, and if we can set these two trends on a collision course, we might find a perfect solution for the skills gap problem, which is predicted to take a heavy toll on U.S. Featured Posts Learning & Development MOOC Training ASTD marginal cost mooc skill gaps workplace skills

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

Learnnovators

That said, there are rich skill statements out of places like ASTD and LPI.” – Clark Quinn (in our interview with him). “ OUR LEARNINGS: As we came to end of our search, we had the following learnings as ‘take-aways’ from our little journey: The trend points to increased acceptance of informal and social ways of learning.

4 Universal Trends That Mean It’s Time for You to Add the Power of Elearning to Your Training

Enyota Learning

The ASTD or the American Society for Training and Development surveyed 2500 firms. These two trends in demography have produced a workforce with a wide spread of ages and experiences.