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? From Trend to Reality. Three 2017 Emerging Trends.

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Raising the bar in eLearning

Logicearth

I’ve been in this industry since the early 1990s and I’ve seen eLearning evolve from dusty CD-ROMs to apps that can transform your learning and your life! Digital content wizards Learning and development Trends in digital learning

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4 LMS Features That Were Hot and Now Are Not

Absorb LMS

Apart from a two-year stint selling tropical fish at a local pet shop when I was 16, my entire career has been in learning technology. As an analyst a decade later, I wrote industry reports about learning management systems, authoring tools, and other technologies.

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Video Training for Learning & Solving Problems

Your Training Edge

Learning facilitated by information technologies and problem solving skill enhanced by digital tools, is gaining momentum since last decade. I have previously talked about MOOCs and distance learning systems for both academic and corporate training scenarios.

Part III : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our third part of our 4 part blog series on the different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could begin strategizing or implementing these blended learning strategies into your training plans. How has this trend affected your training strategy?

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Mobile Learning. Sadly though many still are in the dark on true mobile learning – i.e. not accessing their platform via a mobile web browser. CertPoint VLS Portals – but only to a laptop or CD Rom – so not a mobile device. eLogic Learning.

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Technology Advancement and Learning – Help or Hindrance?

Integrated Learnings

I have worked in a learning environment for just over 10 years – not a very long time when you think about the grand scheme of things. There have been many leaps forward in technology for learning in the past 10 years. What does all of this mean to learning? Good ole’ Instructional Design principles and Adult Learning theories have not changed. Adults still learn in the same ways they did before all of this came about. Integrated Learning Services, Inc.

Subscription Learning & Tools: 30 minute guide

eLearningArt

Subscription tools & learning is the #9 eLearning trend for 2018. So what does the trend for subscription tools and learning mean for you? And to celebrate subscriptions as a trend, I’m giving away a membership to each of the 3 industry trade associations I recommend.

Preference of E-Learning – Structured or not?

eLearning 24-7

Trends are funny. People readily assume that a trend must be interpreted as a positive or that the person presenting what will become a trend as the gatekeeper to that trend, and thus, either the person who created whatever that trend is, or must have some level of scientific data to support it. Micro-learning started as a buzz word and noted as such, in this blog and in a variety of other sites too. Mobile Learning? Social Learning?

An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing

Challenge to Learn

This trend is revolutionizing the eLearning industry. These eLearning solution would run in an enclosed LMS owned by HR or L&D, which was focused on Management instead of Learning. We started in 1996 with a CD-rom version, that was followed in 2006 by a windows based edition.

The Evolution of the “Common eLearning Man”

eLearning Brothers

Between 1990-1999 is where the trend of virtual training started to emerge. With the development of personal home computers on the rise, it made it easier to learn about subjects and develop skills online. More people began using PowerPoint and Learning Management Systems (LMS).

AICC and SCORM Compliance: The Benefits for Your e-Learning

Trivantis

The Benefits of Making Your e-Learning AICC and SCORM Compliant . That’s a bit like what was happening in the e-Learning community before SCORM was established. In the late 1990s, each learning management system had its own proprietary content format, which encouraged vendor lock-in.

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Corporate Learning Laggards?

Tony Karrer

There were lots of interesting things to be taken from the presentations that relate directly to what's happening in corporate learning, but one of the high level trends that made me think came from Matt Glotzbach, Head of Products at Google Enterprise. It was truly a ground breaking project that was ahead of what you would find in consumer multimedia learning. Is Corporate Learning going to continue to be a Laggard

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from a webinar today with Float Learning: Instructional Design for Mobile #id4mlearning. Resources: Gary Woodill’s The Mobile Learning Edge Clark Quinn, Designing mLearning Barbara Ballard, Designing the Mobile User Experience (We can tell a field is about to take off because there’s a big rash of books!) Mobile learning starts to encourage diversity in learning (as opposed to traditional classroom which encourages conformity.)

The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro | Change to learn

Challenge to Learn

Skip to content Homepage Kasper Spiro Change to learn “ On a mission to make EasyGenerator the best and most successful e-Learning authoring tool in the world ” ‹ Ukrainian visit The mission of EasyGenerator according to Kasper Spiro › November 24, 2010 The future of e-Learning, according to Kasper Spiro Two weeks ago, I wrote a blog about starting up my work as CEO for EasyGenerator. We published them on CD-ROM’s as Computer Based training (CBT).

BLOG: Shelf Life - Inside the World of OTS

Unicorn Training

Technology trends also create costs. The move from CD-ROM to online was one such step and the rise of mobile learning is the latest.

eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter

Trivantis

Just like humans need a common language to communicate with each other, eLearning courses and learning management systems (LMS) need a common language so that courses can send information back to the LMS from students taking those courses. Blog Learning Management

Usability and e-Learning – The Critical Connection

Learning Cafe

The trend for organizations to focus on user needs and experience, and not just functionality, has been no accident but a learned lesson. E-learning is education via different technologies. Examples are, web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classrooms, and digital collaboration. It can include the delivery of content via Internet, intranet/extranet (LAN/WAN), audio- and videotape, satellite broadcast, interactive TV, CD-ROM, and more.

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon. While it would be so much simpler if everyone used the same terminology – consumer world equal to e-learning world, that would be to easy and as anyone who has even put their toes into the online learning world, easy is a word that is rarely afforded. The E-Learning World. In the e-learning world, gaming elements are directly tied to games. but in the e-learning world.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Learning Technologist, Director – Onlignment Ltd. & Clive is a consultant learning technologist. He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. All on-job learning’ is not enough.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Developed over 60 e-learning programs. Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings.

The Evolution of L&D Tracking

Everwise

We stand at a technological turning point when it comes to learning and development (L&D). According to the 2017 Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report , the issue of improving employee careers and transforming corporate learning was rated “important” by 83% of executives, and “urgent” by 45%. They cite “the ability to learn and progress” as a top driver of their employer brand perception. So how do we keep our workforce continually learning and engaged?

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8 Things That Modern Learners Look for in an Online Training Course

PulseLearning

Modern learne rs have unique training expectations that would have been unimaginable in the past. Furthermore, your online training library must have a broad range of online training tools that accommodate diverse learning preferences. Focus on a single learning objective or outcome for each bite-sized online training resource to avoid cognitive overload. Online training used to involve dedicated computer terminals that featured the downloaded software or CD-ROMs.

If by a miracle of mechanical ingenuity.

Learning Cafe

Have you ever thought where did all this computer enabled learning come from? From there, progress was made during the 1930s and 1940s in the development of teaching machines and the theory of automated self-paced learning and assessment, but an efficient means of developing and delivering the concepts was lacking. This was recognised, and researchers began to turn to automating self-paced learning through some form of mechanical means. Programmed learning inaugurated.

What’s in Your Toolbox?

CLO Magazine

While many learning leaders choose their offerings based on cost and convenience, others are staying true to costlier traditional methods. Content, audience, environment and available technology each play a role in how learning is delivered, and all of those continue to evolve.

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If by a miracle of mechanical ingenuity.

Learning Cafe

Have you ever thought where did all this computer enabled learning come from? From there, progress was made during the 1930s and 1940s in the development of teaching machines and the theory of automated self-paced learning and assessment, but an efficient means of developing and delivering the concepts was lacking. This was recognised, and researchers began to turn to automating self-paced learning through some form of mechanical means. Programmed learning inaugurated.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

When I say that, keep in mind that 90% of what workplace learning is all about will be basically unchanged this year. They say its about: 5 Trends Converging (3G + Social Networking + Video + VoIP + Impressive Mobile Devices) The growth of mobile devices has been amazing.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2. Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. Understanding E-Learning 2.0 There are some very interesting changes going on in the world of e-learning that seem to have crept up on practitioners. Things You Can Do in Ten Minutes to Be a More Successful E-learning Professional By Stephen Downes, National Research Council Canada 5.

Ten years on

Clive on Learning

What a great opportunity to take a moment and reflect on the changes that I have witnessed in the field of corporate learning and development - my main focus over these ten years - from a largely UK perspective. Some changes in the field of learning and development generally: The term 'learning and development' has replaced 'training'. Compliance training has become a primary focus for many learning and development departments.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I have never taken a course in adult learning theory. I have learned everything I "know" about instructional design and teaching by doing. We produced loads of CBTs -- delivered on CD ROM. I was never told about Gagnes 9 Events or the Kilpatrick Levels or ADDIE or the ARCS model or even much about adult learning styles, except that people all learned differently.

LCB Question for December - Past Year, Present Challenges, Predictions

Tony Karrer

The Learning Circuits Blog Question for December has been posted. would grow to dominate in what was then a desktop/CD-ROM world. I could answer this as the biggest challenges for Learning Professionals generally, and maybe I'll come back and do that, but for now, let me just write what I see as some of my bigger challenges in 2007. The last couple conferences have been interesting again, but I'm not sure if that trend will continue.