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Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Here are some emerging events happening in the corporate virtual immersive environment (VIE) space. Aggressive and Targeted Integration with enterprisewide applications: Teleplace just announced that it is now fully integrated with MS SharePoint and now joins ProtoSphere as players looking to meld enterprise applications with virtual immersive environments. Market Research Media in its recent research report “Virtual Conference & Trade Show Market Forecast 2010-2015“.

Experience is the New Learning

Origin Learning

Butter-knife, scissors, and sticky tape are all you need to join the conversation around virtual reality (VR) – is Kellogg’s take. With the world now digital, social, visual, and viral, heavy-duty, power-guzzling, and aesthetically unappealing technology products are a thing of the past.

How Virtual Reality Became 2015’s Comeback Kid

eLearningMind

Before you pack your bags to become a sim character yourself, you should know that the city will be unpopulated and heavily wired for data collection, creating what will be the world’s biggest technology testing facility. Virtual Heyday. Virtual reality isn’t just for games anymore.

Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Where the military is at the forefront, and where it is seeing the most value, is in realms such as virtual training.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? The game randomly presented the players – the public – with the questionable receipts.

Gamification – Badges, Levels, or Leaderboards?

Gyrus

Badging is an online representation of an earned skill, allowing you to share your skills and interests with the world in a visual manner. In the gamified world, there are games just like World of Warcraft and Diablo. GyrusAIM eLL employee training virtual learning

CRZY APOCALYPSE — 4.1 WORKPLACE ELEMENTS TO HELP YOU SURVIVE.

Wonderful Brain

Businesses can only thrive when they eradicate CRZY and encourage risk safely—in thought, action and deed. The executive is very smart but in specific sectors of business – a typical CMI – and believes he has excellent people skills. Yes, they are all around you.

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)

Unboxed

There’s plenty of industry chatter about augmented and virtual reality, predictive analytics and machine learning. You totally thought the focus of this article would be augmented and virtual reality, didn’t you?). 1 : Convert classroom learning to virtual. Save the Date.

Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

Ashley: I’ve definitely learned that CLOs are a very educated group of people which shouldn’t be surprising since they’re in the business of learning and development. It amazed me how tied it was to everything within a business.

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

His current company is LearnBrite which has virtual characters, adaptive learning and all other types of really interesting learning elements including some great work with avatars and text-to-speech. The other day I had a great conversation with Danny Stefanic.

4 Simple Ways to Cut Your Software Learning Budget in 2020

Cloudshare

Modern tech businesses know all too well how important software training is for their employees, customers, and partners. But what about other line items such as instructional design, knowledge base, video, audio, virtual labs , and other training-related software?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "U.S. Spies Use Custom Videogames to Learn How to Think" (WIRED)

Mark Oehlert

Spies Use Custom Videogames to Learn How to Think" (WIRED) ( WIRED link ) excerpt: "In the wake of the intelligence bungles that propelled the United States into the Iraq war, its no secret that the nations spies have been working to improve the quality of their analysis. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

Technology-Enabled Learning: What Will 2015 Bring?

Your Training Edge

Some great new technology-enabled learning tools came on the scene in 2014, including the enhanced video player LectureScape , technologies that create immersive online learning environments (such as simulations), and tools that foster better communication and collaboration.

Simulation and skills development

Clive on Learning

Fidelity comes at a cost (many millions of dollars if you're talking flight simulators or similar, many hundreds of thousands if you're looking to enact a critical incident with multiple players in a virtual world) but cost has, of course, to be balanced against risk.

Leadership and online multiplayer games

Clive on Learning

When I sat down on the train tp read Leadership in a Distributed World - Lessons from Online Gaming, a paper from IBM Global Business Services, I thought I knew right up front what the conclusion would be. After all, the paper starts by making the point that, "as technological innovation enables companies to disaggregate and send increasing amounts of work to employees and external partners around the world.

Back to Basics – What is eLearning?

Rob Hubbard

Workers of the world unite – it must be time for another Luddite revolution!’. He has kept his definition deliberately broad to take in everything from self-study lessons on a PC to social learning on mobile devices, use of video and virtual classrooms which deliver live group workshops.

Key eLearning Trends for 2019

Origin Learning

When we published our list of ‘Workplace Learning Trends in 2018’ in January this year; we listed the following: Augmented and Virtual Reality. businesses fostered a SaaS exclusive workplace in 2017. $76 SaaS and the ‘cloud’ are impacting businesses across industries.

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Technical Communications: Writer Challenges in Agile and Traditional Development Teams

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A number of factors can influence how these challenges manifest during product development, including organizational culture and various business needs, and the agile development approach can help. Regardless of the type of development environment you are in, to be an equal player, the onus is on you. That means speaking up to get access and then maintaining whatever virtual machines or environments you need so you can quickly and easily access the product. by Alyssa Fox.

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Learning Game Design Series, Part 1: Play and Evaluate Games

Knowledge Guru

Goals are everywhere in business: reducing percentage of scrap, reducing number of safety incidents, increasing sales by X, adding X customers. We have feelings of triumph in the workplace as well: vanquishing a difficult project, prevailing against difficult business odds or challenges, etc.

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Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better? Players ultimately developed, and their stats reflected that.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

In other words, I’m most interested in learning solutions designed for business customers and channel partners, association members, continuing education participants and the public-at-large. Needless to say, business is brisk.

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The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

I know this sounds obvious, but too often I hear learning impact measured in business KPIs. Trends: Virtual Classrooms will get a new dawn, as humans are needed to prop the rise in digital. The digital world can be a place where inclusion is the default.

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Immersive Learning, VR, AR, MR

eLearning 24-7

VR – Virtual Reality. VR – Virtual Reality. Virtual Reality -Your field of vision is entirely replaced by an immersive experience (visual and sound). From the consumer marketplace world, immersive quality is higher with PC tethered headsets.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Commercial players need these tools because associations are a formidable presence in the professional development space. Having business, content or reseller partners is a great way to expand reach but it does come with some administrative and managerial overhead.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

For an excellent illustration of this problem, check out this great example provided by the always-interesting Cathy Moore (click the image to launch the Flash player): Courtesy of [link] So, why does narration in eLearning frequently do nothing more than parrot back what’s written on the screen?

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What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? After a game is complete, the coach will break down the film, showing players what they did right and wrong.

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Classroom vs LMS: the battle for the future of education

eFront

E-learning is taking the world of education by storm, with the industry growing stronger every year. It grew from its humble beginnings in the eighties and the nineties to a multi-billion dollar business.

CLO Competencies: The Path for Future Learning Leaders

CLO Magazine

That very question was asked in a recent survey by Chief Learning Officer magazine of executives who are members of its Business Intelligence Board. Whether as a high-performance team leader or the head of a department, the future CLO must have the qualities of a leader. Two Worlds.

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A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

Austin: Corporate learning functions are often stretched too thin by the business’ increasing demand for learning programs coupled with the increasing pace of change. That’s how we partner with our clients to increase the business results they achieve through their learning programs.

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game

TalentLMS

Courses in business and management (7). So, you feel ready to launch your own business. He runs Working Not Working, a platform which connects companies with the world’s best creatives. Business and Management Courses for Freelancers. Start a Profitable Online Business.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

Austin: Corporate learning functions are often stretched too thin by the business’ increasing demand for learning programs coupled with the increasing pace of change. That’s how we partner with our clients to increase the business results they achieve through their learning programs.

eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read. Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

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eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena.

Dashe & Thomson

When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read. Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

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Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

Coaching may seem like a hot new professional development method, but it is actually steeped in proven techniques and provides a solid return on investment, increasing engagement and producing business results. This in turn can diminish the value of learning in the eyes of the business.

Free L&D webinars for December 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Autobots are Here: Using Automation to Streamline L&D A recent Gartner study revealed that by 2020 automation will reduce employee requirements in business shared-service centres by 65 per cent.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2017

eLearning 24-7

Web conferencing tools (aka virtual learning classrooms, webinars). As a whole, business is being generated in all areas, how much is a different story – since it varies by market and by the vendor themselves. You can have a slowdown market as a whole, but be the player of said market and be doing quite well for yourselves. Analyticals and reporting (quality and quantity). They are not cheap, but quality is outstanding. It’s that time of the year.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), While Instagram might seem like a lost cause, it does have a couple of redeeming qualities.