Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

This meant only three or four respondents were citing these trends as tools or tactics in their talent development toolkits: Computer-based training (CD-ROMs). At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends.

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Two innovations that have changed learning forever

Learning with e's

I witnessed the development of video cassette tapes, CD-ROMs, personal computers in the 70s and 80s but this was just the start. In the 90s we saw the rapid evolution of the Internet and video conferencing , followed closely by the emergence of mobile phones and the social web.

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The Evolution of the “Common eLearning Man”

eLearning Brothers

Some content was converted/repurposed from textbooks to PDFs or interactive CD-Roms. Social networks and open source content were introduced and wildly accepted. Social media networks. Social online learning.

My life…in elearning

Learning Visions

15 years ago I got a job as an instructional designer/multimedia producer at a company that created training programs delivered on CD ROMS. I regularly use Facebook and Twitter and now Google +.

At the bleeding edge

Learning with e's

Here's a top quote from the blog: 'While slower, less progressive educators may still be comfortably exploring e-learning on learning management systems or off CD-ROMs (or, indeed, still doing chalk-and-talk), educators investigating mobile learning are very much at the cutting edge of educational innovation, along with other educators investigating other areas such as the use of social web tools for education, and the use of virtual worlds as learning environments.'

Doctors versus internet: who is better at diagnosing?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Many participants in the MOOC remembered the CD-ROM with the Encarta encyclopedia, the documentation centres with microfiches, the subscription to a magazine, the Yellow Pages. Especially in social networks, but also in search engines algorithms determine what you finally get to see.

Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know


e-Learning: e-Learning is a broad term used to describe learning that occurs through the use of electronic means, which can include web-conferencing, CD-ROM, and web-based training. There are concepts and terms that are part of the every day life of the professionals within an industry.

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

Challenge to Learn

We published them on CD-ROM’s as Computer Based training (CBT). Social constructivism principles are at the fundamentals of Moodle. We published them on CD-ROM’s as Computer Based training (CBT).&# – highly interactive learning programs, in which video was used interactively (remember cd-interactive?).

The Story Arc Model: Combining Simulation and Story to Create Memorable Learning

Association eLearning

When I began my career 20 years ago, I was designing some of the earliest CD-ROM based simulations for the US Navy. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning

Learning Visions

raise your hand while interacting with a CD ROM). Technology Advancements: Here’s what’s changed… Computers Internet Gaming & Interactive Social or Informal Use these tools/strategies/realities – differently. microblogging and text messaging “social media” (see: [link] ) 2. Social networking and communities 11. These are my live blogged notes from a webinar today with Float Learning: Instructional Design for Mobile #id4mlearning.

Technology Advancement and Learning – Help or Hindrance?

Integrated Learnings

Strategize for social media use – Understand your instructional goals first and then think about how social media can fit those goals, not the other way around. Look at how informal learning takes place today in your organization, and think about how social media can extend that. Have a written strategy in place and get buy-in from management or your client BEFORE planning any social media with your learning. There are a lot of great suggestions for Social Media use.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

It is tough to stay on top of all the great stuff being offered out there, but the blogs and social media certainly help. Cloud Blogging Social Media Twitter Google e-Learning Cloud ComputingApril's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning


CourseLab CourseLab is a powerful, yet easy-to-use, e-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating high-quality interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), CD-ROMS and other devices.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

This simple tool also allowed them to automatically create SCORM and 508-compliant modules that could be delivered on CD-ROM, web or iPod (yes, iPod – the audio automatically extracted into a download into iTunes). Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. With the growth of tablet devices, authoring tools are having to re-invent themselves, yet again.

Corporate Training Choices Explained

Your Training Edge

The student takes the delivered CD-ROM disks and can participate in the training in geographically dispersed staff. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: There are many types of corporate training. People often ask what type of training is best. While on the surface, it may seem that there is a reasonable response, the program is more problematic. Each type of training has inherent strengths and weaknesses.

E-learning ain't what it used to be

Clive on Learning

For close to forty years we have witnessed little change in the way these modules are designed, developed and displayed, even though the delivery channel has shifted from floppy disk to videodisc, from CD-ROM to the web browser.

Preference of E-Learning – Structured or not?

eLearning 24-7

Social Learning? The previous term that was widely used was CBT, Computer-Based-Training, which was taking a course on your computer via a CD-Rom, and later by some with a DVD-ROM. I noted this on a post on Linkedin, and shortly read comments that were to be polite anything as a whole, of positive. Trends are funny.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

CertPoint VLS Portals – but only to a laptop or CD Rom – so not a mobile device. Social Learning. Standalone platforms that were designed for their system but could be used either as a pure social learning standalone or via an API part of your own LMS.

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Flipboard - Informal iPadLearning - 5ables

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Flipboard is one of those new apps that helps aggregate your social world of digital content into a beautiful iPad interface. Its the idea of your own custom magazine/newspaper built specifically for you based on your what your social network is sharing. But my collective network as a whole working in a cooardinated effort with my own personal profile has a pretty decent idea of what might interest me at any given time.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

1980s CD ROMS. Global Networking (finding any info at any time from all over the world) Artificial Intelligence (affective computing, computer can personalize based on who you are) Peer to Peer Technologies (instead of teacher being in charge -- people are learning from each other. AT&T gave back computer networking after a 6 month trial. Browserless web" -- ala Google Earth -- full networked application -- like CD ROMs days -- direct application.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. Here’s a mid-2003 article from an internal newsletter from Deloitte: Social Software: Get Affiliated. Social Software: Get Affiliated.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

The example they cite sounds like actually hacking – but I believe that we are going to see more and more employees taking initiative to end run the barriers in order to leverage networks, communities, and tools that extend beyond the boundaries of the organization.

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

eLearning 24-7

CD-ROM and in some cases, DVD built courses. . Note: No blog next week, due to travel to WOLC (Word of Learning Conference) , but catch me on Twitter and in Linkedin for live reports from WOLC, 30th and 1st of October. As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon. In turn it is this jargon that can create confusion and misunderstanding not only for newbies into the space but also for hardened veterans.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Managing the Complexity of Forming an Online Networking Community: 14. re a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. Learning Networks and Connective Knowledge 25. Social software: E-learning beyond learning management systems 94.

My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010

Sticky Learning

Throughout the book and the included CD-ROM there are piles of practical examples and case studies. The New Social Learning - Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham. I read this book and said to myself The New Social Learning is the best book I've read for ages, and it is!

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Ten years on

Clive on Learning

These used to be the exclusive province of specialist designers who produced CD-ROMs and the such like, using expensive software like Director. Much more promising is the concept of connectivism , which recognises the role of technology in helping individuals to build networks of trusted nodes and information sources. Rich media disappeared when we moved from CD-ROM to dial-up connections, but has since made a come back with broadband.

30 years of personal computing

Clive on Learning

Big fuss about multimedia, as CD-ROM becomes mainstream. Facebook. The latest edition of Personal Computer World (PCW) magazine includes an interesting review of the key events and changes that have occurred in the thirty years since its first publication. Here's a quick summary of what PCW has reported over this period (bear in mind that PCW is a UK magazine and its focus is heavily PC): 1978: Launch of Commodore Pet, with 9" monitor and 16K RAM.

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