Skillsoft Acquires Element K for $110 Million

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The business of eLearning in corporate training continues to shift. The Learning Solutions Conference and Expo had a 50% growth or vendors in the expo which tells me our business is alive and well. You may have already heard this news, so I won't bother you with the details.

Social Learning Trends from Elliott Masie

Bottom-Line Performance

He’s a skeptic, (and, at heart, something of a luddite) and fails to see how twittering or facebook can really drive business results. Elliott Masie’s recent study suggests that more and more people are seeing the business value of social media (which is just one piece of web 2.0)

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TOP eLearning and Workplace Learning Blogs

eFront

During the last 5 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from an eLearning community of practice that exists in the blogosphere. I did my research and I listed 134 eLearning and workplace Learning Blogs.

Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List - May 29, 2009 to June 5, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

Top 99 Workplace eLearning Blogs

Tony Karrer

eContent Jane Hart - Pick of the Day Internet Time Experiencing eLearning Learning Next Learning Design and Performance Improvement Adobe Captivate Blog Learning and Technology Learning Circuits eQuixotic Mobile Learning Learning Visions Will at Work Learning Business Casual Bamboo Project ThirdForce Blog eLearning Learning Posts Social Learning and Communities of Practice Jonathan's ID eLearning 3.0 I just saw a post by Amit Garg Top 47 eLearning & Workplace Learning Blogs.

What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

eLearning 24-7

Element K? The best Microsoft Office courses that looked like the product, with a show me, tell me, let me do it approach – came right from Element K. Then – Client contacts their new LMS vendor or current one, says they need courses in Business, Safety, Software. Some may be free (TED) or some MOOCs, others are fee-based (Skillsoft, Skill Pill, Harvard Business, etc.). . There may come a time, when you need content.

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eLearning Tour - May 21 - Free

Tony Karrer

More on our tour guides: Karl Kapp Karl is a consultant, speaker, scholar, and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. Before, Bob was the Executive Director of Education for Element K where he directed and influenced their learning model and products. On May 21, LearnTrends will be hosting an eLearning Tour Event. This is designed to take you on a quick tour of different examples of what's happening out there.

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

relates closely to the concepts Learning 2.0 , eLearning Tools , Corporate eLearning , Personal Learning , and Enterprise 2.0 ; the Tools Odeo , CollectiveX , Bea Pages , Apache Roller , and Dogear ; and the Companies NexLearn , Awareness Networks , Element K , and Mzinga. We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. You can see the first feature by visiting the site and clicking around on terms.

CLO Symposium

Jay Cross

The buzz on Friday was Skillsoft’s acquisition of Element K. This is a framework for reporting the business results of learning in a rigorous, structured manner. It replaces the inward-looking mumbo-jumbo of Kirkpatrick and the Phillips with business measures.

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Best of eLearning Learning - First Half of December 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Business Casual , December 9, 2009. New Roles for Instructors, Instructional Designers, and Subject Matter Experts - Element K Blog , December 3, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. I’ve fallen a bit behind on my reading in December, so I was glad to be able to use eLearning Learning to catch me up on the good stuff for the month. A couple of real gems in here. December 1, 2009 to December 15, 2009.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

A Learning Portal is Not an LMS - Getting Down to Business , May 18, 2010. The Great LMS Debate - Element K Blog , June 11, 2010. Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more). So, really, you’ve been voting on this all year long just based on your activity. Congrats to all for making the list!

M-Learning: Where’s the app for that?

eLearning 24-7

Element K? Business? If you are a LMS vendor – business, unless your target market is education/academia – then education. As I write on my iPad, thoughts swirl abound. With all these vendors talking about their solution and its capabilities on mobile devices, it should be easy to find an app for that. Regardless if the vendor is m-learning specific, content authoring tool, LMS, web conferencing or a hybrid. It shouldn’t matter.

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LearnTrends Audacity and More - Best of eLearning Learning September 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Business applications of Twitter - E-learning in the Corporate Sector , September 3, 2009. The Fallacy of Open/Closed Culture in Social Business Design - Skilful Minds , September 22, 2009. Business Casual , September 7, 2009. Everyone is Talking About Social Media - Element K Blog , September 2, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. September 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. Metrics for the Modern CLO: How to Measure Formal and Informal Learning.

eLearning Learning - Best of June 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Business of Learning - eLearning Technology , June 15, 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning - Informal Learning , June 12, 2009. E-learning in the Mobile World and the Right Business Model to Deliver It - Electronic Papyrus , June 9, 2009. Business Casual , June 14, 2009. The When and What of M-Learning - Element K Blog , June 2, 2009. Chief Learning Officer magazine - Get Out of the Training Business , June 9, 2009.

DevLearn - Google Wave - Organizational Learning - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Developing Talent: Today’s Most Critical Business Imperative. The Modalities of Blended Learning - Element K Blog , November 8, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. November 6, 2009 to November 13, 2009. Upcoming Online eLearning Events. LearnTrends 2009. November 17-19, 2009. Social Learning for Management Development: Introducing CoachingOurselves. Tuesday, November 17, 2009. Innovative Online Communications and Training Strategies. Tuesday, November 17, 2009.

Storyboard Templates iPhone - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Aligning Training with the Business: A Simple Model - Getting Down to Business , December 16, 2009. oeb2009: Relate to business goals for learning to have impact - Learning in a Sandbox , December 14, 2009. New Roles for Instructors, Instructional Designers, and Subject Matter Experts - Element K Blog , December 3, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. I fell a bit behind on my reading in December.

First Top 25 eLearning Posts of 2010 - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Information Filtering - eLearning Technology , January 8, 2010 Harold Jarche posted Business models looking back and forward where he looks at various trends and implications on business opportunities. On Finding a Job in the Learning and Development Industry - Element K Blog , January 8, 2010 As 2010 gets going, many in the L&D industry continue to face the job-search struggle. Best of eLearning Learning. January 1, 2010 to January 15, 2010.

Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Online Games for Teaching Business Concepts and Ideas - Kapp Notes , October 16, 2009. Business Casual , December 14, 2008. There’s nothing rapid about Rapid eLearning - Getting Down to Business , October 5, 2009. The Modalities of Blended Learning - Element K Blog , November 8, 2009. pcLearning4U is Open for Business - Courseware Development , October 23, 2009.

LearnTrends - Google Wave - DevLearn - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Business Casual , November 17, 2009. The Modalities of Blended Learning - Element K Blog , November 8, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. November 2009. Upcoming Online eLearning Events. Online Learning Technologies–Past, Present, and Future. Wednesday, December 02, 2009. Implementing Social Media: Beyond The Hype. Wednesday, December 02, 2009. Why The Death Of The Newspaper Industry Should Scare The Hell Out Of The Learning Industry. Thursday, December 03, 2009.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

by Robert Morris, Dallas Business Commentary Examiner. His calling is to help business people improve their performance on the job and satisfaction in life. 15) - Element K Blog , July 6, 2010 It's time for another edition of the Learning and Development Roundup!

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E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

It’s a business marketplace for buyers and sellers. Not, some 3rd party aggregator like Skillsoft or Element K, where you can purchase courses from. For instructional designers and developers who want to create content with multiple elements. Create – Either via a pre-built model or custom – provides a significant library of elements to choose from and add. I love innovation. It is what makes any product or service, aspire to new heights.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

Unicorn Training

It’s a business marketplace for buyers and sellers.Therefore, you can use your newly purchased courses in your current LMS, whatever that happens to be. Not, some 3rd party aggregator like Skillsoft or Element K, where you can purchase courses from.It Truly its a masterpiece in the making.Pricing is not listed online.thinkingcap lab - LiveFor instructional designers and developers who want to create content with multiple elements.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

If you’re like me, you’ve probably been busy, as well. JSB on the roots of informal learning - Internet Time , September 5, 2010 Informal Learning begins with these words: “THIS IS A BOOK about knowledge workers, twenty-first-century business, and informal learning. Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Even in organisations where L&D priorities are closely aligned with business priorities there’s plenty of head-room for improvement. Jane Hart’s Social Learning Academy and the 2010 Tools Survey - Element K Blog , April 5, 2010 I’ve been meaning to once again update readers on some of the latest work from industry expert and fountainhead Jane Hart. Confused enough to wonder if there is any point turning my business towards this genre.