KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT KEVIN THORN: Kevin Thorn is an award-winning e-learning designer & developer, consultant, and owner of NuggetHead Studioz, LLC. , a boutique custom design and development studio specializing in online learning experiences. This is why so much online learning fails."

Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects) by Jim on February 15, 2011 in Informal Learning , performance support , social learning One thing that has always struck me as particularly fascinating about social learning is how it is often at its most effective when its direction is provided by the learners themselves.

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Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

Most of us have Facebook accounts and collaborate with friends, family and colleagues through this media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. However, how many of us have considered using these types of tools for collaboration in a training environment ? As a learning professional, I have been pondering this question a lot. 2-- Share “real world” learnings with each other after the training is complete.

Updated eLearning Trends In 2018—Featuring 4 Parameters To Help You Select The Right One!

Adobe Captivate

In June 2018, I re-looked at the eLearning Trends for 2018 that I had created in January 2018. eLearning Trends In 2018: Which One Suits Your Needs Best? During my review of eLearning Trends for 2018, I relooked at the trends by validating their adoption from the following perspectives: Data from our customers on the adoption of these trends. Overview Of My Mid-Year Review (CY 2018) On eLearning Trends For 2018. Social Learning. Mobile Apps or Apps for Learning.

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Rapid Intake: Unison. Collaborative feature, multiple people besides the author can view the course and provide feedback/comments regarding the course, rather than the author or authors having to send the course to respective stakeholders and await a response. Social Learning Content Authoring Tool.

10 eLearning buzzwords you need to know!

eFront

In this post we’ve put together short descriptions of the top 10 buzzwords in eLearning at the moment: Tin Can, Social Learning, Gamification, mLearning, Tablet learning, Rapid eLearning, Microlearning, Personalization, Blended learning, and Lifelong learning. The Tin Can API is a brand new learning technology specification that opens up an entire world of experiences (online and offline). Social Learning. Tablet or T-learning.

Where Have All the LMSs Gone? Growth in the Purchase of LMSs, Hybrids and Learning 2.0

Vignettes Learning

Performance-metrics driven e-learning design - captures critical performance areas and provides small e-learning topics to support learning 2. Social and collaborative learning - Web 2.0 and e-Learning 2.0 Coaching tool allows managers and participants to follow up goals and plans for applying learning 6.

What Happens in Co-creation of Knowledge? Micro-Interactions in Social Learning

Vignettes Learning

Many social learning or collaborative learning approaches focus on the "tools: software, web-service, gadgets, etc." that facilitate socialization and learning. It is in the living present that knowledge and people converge or diverge -- it is where collaboration leads to innovations. This paper made me think about the process of "creation of knowledge" in social learning. Do we simply socialize for socialization's sake?

e-Learning 2.0: Surveying Learner Participant TechnoProfile

Vignettes Learning

Social Networking: Surveying Learner Participant TechnoProfile I have been fine-tuning a survey tool to gauge the T echnoProfile of the target learning audience in social learning, networking, collaboration and Learning 2.0 The survey design is based on my discoveries from social learning sessions , ( ASTD handout ) client projects and my research "in helping learners apply their learning" or Micro-Learning Impacts in social networking context.

Micro-Elements (Things) in Social Learning - From the ASTD International Conference

Vignettes Learning

for Learning.""Top Top management directed me to see how we can launch Social Networking and Learning to 45,000 of our employees."These and Learning 2.0. Many learning leaders tend to focus on the "big stuff" and "big results" and rolling out big initiatives. This reminds me of the days when companies would say, we will require 30,000 employees to finish this e-learning course using the LMS. to Learning and Performance 1.

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How to keep your sanity in the “Learning Vortex”?

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis The learning industry is in turmoil - like in a twister. The “Learning Vortex” is an effective way of maintaining focus and keeping one's “sanity” in the midst of the “ twister” in learning. In many respects, our learning world appears to be caught up in a twister. As a learning professional, I most often find myself in the center of a twister. There is so much to learn. Design – we see more micro-learning programs , courses and delivery.

Quality vs. Speed

The Learning Circuits

Well your first chance to redeem yourself comes in the form of January's The Big Question: What are the trade offs between quality learning programs and rapid e-learning and how do you decide? Points to consider: Quality learning experiences involve having fun, better interactivity in e-Learning or interacting with fellow learners, possible use of games or simulations, richer blends, but designing and developing higher quality programs cost more and take longer.

What is the Tin Can API & What Does it Mean for e-Learning?

Trivantis

e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Online Course Review and Collaboration. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Mobile Learning. Mobile eLearning Platform for All mLearning. -->. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. -->.

LEARNNOVATORS GAZES INTO THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING WITH SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading e-learning company in India, has Sahana Chattopadhyay, Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger, as the guest in the latest edition of “Crystal Balling with Learnnovators” – their thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of learning. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere. Chennai (India).

Best of eLearning Learning - First Half of December 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

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. eLearning Templates – 20 Resources - eLearning Technology , December 7, 2009. Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009 - eLearning Learning Posts , December 2, 2009. Collaborative learning using Captivate and Twitter - Adobe Captivate Blog , December 11, 2009.

FREE eBook: eLearning 101 – concepts, trends, applications

eFront

The team at eFront and TalentLMS have got together to create a FREE elearning eBook to download on everything anyone needed to know about elearning! This ‘ eLearning 101’ book covers all important and relevant concepts, trends and applications of elearning. Those more familiar with the basic concepts will find a wealth of information on current elearning trends which shape and define eLearning now, and in the near and distant future.

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Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

The first couple of responses to this month's LCBQ Addressing I Want it Now #LCBQ have come in and Kasper Spiro's caught my eye: On demand: agile e-Learning development #LCBQ. I was not as familiar with it in terms of eLearning development. So, I wanted to pull together some reading and resources around Agile eLearning , Agile ADDIE , etc. If Agile turns into rapid elearning , then we are back to Rapid eLearning Tools Debate.

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MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT MARGIE MEACHAM: Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham first became interested in helping people learn when she was a little girl struggling with first grade. It’s an honor to have you here today to discuss the past, present, and future of workplace learning.

10 Best eLearning Authoring Tools

ProProfs

Corporate eLearning has grown by an impressive 900% in the last 16 years. The global eLearning market is projected to reach $325 billion by 2025. These numbers indicate only one thing – the eLearning industry is only gaining ground with time. Discussion & Collaboration.

Storyboard Templates iPhone - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Luckily eLearning Learning was able to point me at the top 63 posts for the month! 35 More Qualities Of The Ideal Instructional Designer - The eLearning Coach , December 13, 2009. eLearning Templates – 20 Resources - eLearning Technology , December 7, 2009. Top 20 E-Learning Blogs for 2009 + Some Reflections on 2009 - The E-Learning Curve , December 14, 2009.

Choosing The Best Online Training Approach For Your Organization

eFront

In this article, we’ll explore the basics and benefits of the rapid, blended, and mobile online training approaches , and help you choose the one that best fits the needs of your organization. Rapid eLearning. Rapid eLearning involves quick turnaround times and easily digestible online training courses. Here are just a few of the most notable benefits associated with rapid eLearning: a. Rapid eLearning allows you to create online training in-house.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Ive recently been more interested in measures around social learning. And, I just saw a post Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning that discusses how we could go about measuring social learning. most popular learning needs by job, level, business unit, etc. To improve learning. Is Social Learning Fun?

Best Practices to Create Custom E-learning Courses

CommLab India

Custom e-learning courses are superior to off the shelf courses in almost every aspect. They not only convey your learning objectives effectively, but also maintain your brand’s tonality. Below are some of the elements that can be tweaked to suit your company’s requirements: Font sizes, colors, backgrounds, themes and the learning environment. All of the learning content: Audio, video, texts, graphics, etc., Promote Collaborative Learning.

Top 40 eLearning Articles and 5 Hot Topics for Early March

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Constructivism in Workplace Learning and Development - The E-Learning Curve , March 10, 2010 Constructivist-based workplace learning and development addresses the demands of the real world. Collaboration’s Engine & Heart - Engaged Learning , March 12, 2010 SHARING is the engine behind collaboration. Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning? Why do we label learning?

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology.

Updated eLearning Trends In 2018—Featuring 4 Parameters To Help You Select The Right One!

EI Design

In June 2018, I relooked at the eLearning Trends for 2018 that I had created in January 2018. eLearning Trends In 2018: Which One Suits Your Needs Best? During my review of eLearning Trends for 2018, I relooked at the trends by validating their adoption from the following perspectives: Data from our customers on the adoption of these trends. Overview Of My Mid-Year Review (CY 2018) On eLearning Trends For 2018. Social Learning. Mobile Apps or Apps for Learning.

ELearning is Dead, Dormant or in Denial

Wonderful Brain

It’s no secret that coming from leadership positions in public and corporate education I am very critical of substandard learning; ‘e’ or otherwise. So I ask, where have the learning leaders in major corporations gone? mlearning) most companies have neither the will nor the belief that any of these technologies and approaches to reinventing learning have much value. Explain away the dormancy of e-learning.

Elearning applications

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/02/2011 Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch for 2011 2011 is the e-Learning year! However, nowadays small and medium size organizations struggle to adopt an expensive e-Learning solution. elearning tecnología-educativa software

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0? 6,890 16 152 Rapid eLearning Tools 4,337 11 35 First Time Visitor Guide 2,345 17 67 LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers 1,988 6 40 eLearning Trends 1,820 9 24 Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) 1,724 2 11 Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0

Future Platforms for eLearning

Tony Karrer

as the next application platform got me thinking again about what corporate eLearning development will be like in five years. To a lesser extent people are using Rapid eLearning Development tools but this is expected to grow significantly. We also are seeing a Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids. eLearning Trends, eLearning 2.0, The recent article by Dion Hinchcliffe - Blogs, wikis, and Web 2.0

First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Update 2/6/2008 based on recent Top eLearning Posts It can be daunting to visit a blog for the first time. Blog Description This blog covers trends in eLearning and more broadly the use of technology that aims to improve human performance. Interaction I write this blog because it helps me think through and learn about the topics I write about. Topics eLearning 2.0 Starting Point: What is eLearning 2.0? Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them. The slow adoption of social learning is not localized to Minnesota and North Carolina.

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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. will increasingly have a role in all facets of modern business, and particularly modern business learning.

Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Not Everyone is a Social Customer by Paul on February 11, 2011 in Development Tools , customer service , social learning A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog about the need to train your clients on the various methods of…training.

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The $2 Whiteboard Shows Power of Peer-to-Peer Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The $2 Whiteboard Shows Power of Peer-to-Peer Learning by Jon on December 30, 2010 in Classroom Learning , social learning If you ask most people how they learn things at work –new software, processes, or policies – the vast majority will give you some variation of this theme: “I ask the person next to me.” Social Learning Blog - January 7, 2011 [.]

My Learning Resolution For The Year (Hint: It's not “to be.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS My Learning Resolution For The Year (Hint: It’s not “to be original&# ) by Jim on January 5, 2011 in eLearning , social learning With the New Year comes new resolutions, and I’ve made an effort (you might even call it a resolution) to have at least one of mine be training related (the others were booked solid). Collaborative learning?

The Dos and Don’ts of Developing Self-paced Training Modules

CommLab India

The premise of any self-paced e-learning course is that learners will learn at their pace. It provides learners the options of what, where, when, and how to learn. They are in total control of their learning. Using interactivities such as drag and drop, drop down, hotspots, and rollovers and click and learn can help avoid this. For instance, a course on customer relations can incorporate scenarios where learners learn how to handle angry customers.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. - Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Applications in Learning Rethinking Learning Styles Understanding E-Learning 2.0 Try Before You Buy Tools Used Better Conferences - Response Needed Roles in CoP's The science of learning Learning 2.0

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Early indications of this same paradigm shift can be seen in the learning and education arenas. We are moving, albeit in fits and starts, from traditional learning environments, where curriculum are essentially assigned to learners, to more collaborative and innovative environments where learners can self-direct their learning and participate in communities of passion. Suddenly, the manager must learn to trust his people on another level.

eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena by Jim on October 15, 2010 in Reviews , eLearning Most of the eLearning modules we design here at Dashe & Thomson are aimed at the corporate audience. 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.

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