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eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. > Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! link] April10-13, 2012 CiTE, The Pearson eCollegeUsers Conference, J.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. At the conference, a representative from Raytheon Corporation spoke about a study they had conducted among their vast employee population.

5 great speakers from the AITD conference - a summary of ideas

Sticky Learning

A couple of weeks ago I flew up to Sydney for a few days to attend the Australian Institute of Training and Development's 2010 conference. I write a blog, use Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc but what did I know about Social Media really? I found the conference well worth my time.

Tips for Training Remote Employees and Turning Them into a Team

Your Training Edge

You can also use it as an effective tool for employee training and development. The channel can be used for sharing all kinds of educational content as well as videos your team members make, which can also be one method of supervising remote employees. Follow her on Facebook: [link].

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Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

As support, Anderson provides examples in which exceptional performers (elite dancers, TED Conference speakers), learn from their counterparts around the world by watching them online.

Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

You might wonder why Dr. Medina was speaking at a conference for eLearning professionals until you see this last credit…He is also the director for the Brain Center for Applied Learning Research at Seattle Pacific University.

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MOODLE vs CANVAS : FEATURE COMPARISON

Paradiso

Canvas – This is another open source LMS that is dependable, and had brought about a revolutionary change in the method of education. Moodle hosts conferences called MoodleMoots that allows the user to network with Moodle developers and partners and learn new things about Moodle.

WARNING, social netWORK AHEAD

Learning Cafe

My own experiences, which began in 2008 after attending the Learning Technologies Conference, have shown me that it is HARD work, even painful at times but the journey is a deeply rewarding one. Are you looking to provide more effective ways for people to work together? Are you looking to improve methods of communication? Blended & Learning Tech Effective Learning L&D Capability Learning Trends collaboration community social networks

How Corporate Identity Influences Employee Motivation

Your Training Edge

However, it’s equally important for brands to establish strong emotional connections with their employees, as they’re the best and most effective brand ambassadors. Building a strong corporate identity is one of the key ingredients for success.

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“We’ve Always Done It This Way” and Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

Here’s a sentiment commonly heard in training departments and conference rooms: We’ve always done instructor-led training. It’s time to learn the what, why, how, and where of new methods….Companies Facebook was in its very early stages, and Twitter wasn’t even on the radar.

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network. Communicate with a peer or supervisor via email, video conference, or realtime chat. Mobile learning is informal to the core, yet highly effective.

50 Ways to Lever Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

In a learning culture , formal training is just one of many methods used to facilitate employee learning. This is a list of 50 of those methods. Social media – using computer-mediated platforms for sharing information, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and blogs.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand. It is an excellent method for bridging those very gaps and silos – the white spaces – between the defined boxes of the org chart.

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Creative: You Asked For It, But Now It’s Terrifying

Association eLearning

The alternate course could be incredibly effective and engaging, but if you’re not expecting it it’ll probably come as quite a shock. To the reviewer’s horror, an emergency conference call revealed that everyone else was willing to give it a try this one time. Share this on Facebook.

Five Tips From Stacey Harmon for Integrating Snagit into the Getting Things Done Framework

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s a tried and true method, but it isn’t the most efficient way to manage things. Losing files is easy, and accomplishing any sort of meaningful or successful archiving method is more work than it’s worth.

Blogging: Five of the best

Learning with e's

That is one of the key reasons I believe blogging is a powerful method of professional engagement, and as Lawrence Lessig argues: "Blogging, a bit like forums, are spaces where people can congregate to share ideas, engage in dialogue over particular issues, and learn a great deal.

Top 7 Internet Tools to Brainstorm Ideas for Your MOOC

Your Training Edge

But, for the time being, let’s focus on why MOOCs are so effective and how you can use them to your advantage. Fortunately, there are 7 fantastic online tools and resources that can help you develop ideas and methods which will connect with the participants and teach them new skills.

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The Best eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

Whether you want to learn more about awesome eLearning authoring tools, communicate more effectively with your learners, or organize your time better, our list of useful eLearning tools is sure to help. is a great eLearning tool because it helps you make your content effective.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

Learnnovators

Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. I am a huge believer of the practice because I have experienced the effect first hand.

LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

Microlearning – the learning that results from “micro” content published in short form and limited by the software and devices used to view it – offers alternatives to traditional development methods for workers who deal with web-based information as part of their job. Missed the beginning due to a phone call, but glad to actually hear Janet’s voice after all this time interacting through blogs, Facebook, etc. Basic goal: make learning more effective through new media.

What is microlearning?

Limestone Learning

Managing partner Paula Yunker recently attended Training Magazine’s Training Conference and Expo in San Diego and attended three different microlearning sessions herself—and that was just scratching the surface! Let us know in the Comments section below, on LinkedIn , Facebook , or Twitter

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

A few of the tools and methods I use to tap into the social grid. Tools and Methods for Networks and Communities - Discusses specific tools and methods for using Networks and Communities as part of Knowledge Work. Facebook. Facebook. Facebook is far more social.

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ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

an online Q&A Session for the Virtual Conference and a session on using Web 2.0 Knowledge Work Framework Tilde Effect Concept Worker Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning Tool Set 2009 Search Better Memory Network Learning Information Radar Remote Collaboration Common eLearning 2.0 Can a highly regulated and slow to change Insurance Industry adapt these new methods of learning? Could you please discuss methods for encouraging users to use collaborative methods?

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Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

Adobe Captivate

In their article “Eight Habits of Effective Critical Thinkers”, Guinn & Williamson identify several qualities that clearly identify why critical thinking skills are so desirable (Guinn & Williamson, 2017). I recently attended a conference on behavior and learning.

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We’re Blazing a Trail to Portland for ACLEA’s Annual Meeting

Abila

The theme for this year’s Association for Continuing Legal Education’s conference is, “Blaze the CLE Trail,” and with the informative slate of sessions on the schedule, the CLE professionals in attendance are sure to leave with inspiring ideas to put into practice back home. Digging deep into your members’ learning preferences and using that information effectively to target communication and personalize content will keep your members engaged.

Tracking sentiments

Learning with e's

Last year I flew via Amsterdam into Cologne, Germany to give a keynote speech at a large international conference. This is known as sentiment tracking, a method that may well come in useful in education in the future.

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25 eLearning Tools You Need Now

LearnUpon

Trello’s method is based on the Kanban technique, which uses a clear visual order to manage the production processes. It makes connections between apps, like Gmail , Facebook , Instagram , and Reddit.

7 ways to support learner-teacher interaction

Learning with e's

At the recent ALT-C Conference in Nottingham (which I couldn''t attend) a very good question was asked by Renee Filius on Twitter: How can we enable true two-way interaction between lecturers and students that is not too time consuming?

Live Training vs. eLearning: Which is Better? The Results Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, as I reviewed the responses from readers over the past two weeks, I found that far more readers favored a combination of classroom or instructor-led methods and eLearning. One reader tells us that surveys show that classroom training is preferred by learners: "As a global organization, we have encountered the e-Learning vs. classroom battle as well.results from internal surveys have shown that the preferred method of learning is via classroom training."

Make Learning Learning Viral-Worthy to Make It Last

CLO Magazine

According to Facebook, in the phenomenon’s first three months, more than 17 million videos related to the Ice Bucket Challenge where uploaded to the social media platform and viewed more than 10 billion times by more than 440 million people.

#Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Blog Book Tour Recap

Kapp Notes

Kapp: The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education - If you are in the training and education space, you cannot not have this book. 5 Gaming Elements for Effective E-Learning. Comment on Facebook (it’s Free!).

How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

You can design training courses that are highly effective at developing skills and competencies. Post regular visual webinar calls to action on social channels such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, G+, Pinterest and Instagram. 13) Cross-Promote at Industry Conferences.

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Open access STM publishing can work for both sides

Aptara

Times Higher Education reported on a study out of the University of Turku in Finland, that said that open access research was much more likely to be shared on Twitter and Facebook , greatly increasing the potential audience for the work. Open access STM publishing can work for both sides.

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10 Informal Learning Activities to Boost Employee Engagement

KnowledgeAnywhere

An exam (or another method) assesses what the student has learned. However, it is not always the most effective way to learn. LinkedIn, Facebook, and other social media outlets are full of industry information (sometimes hidden behind the photos of a friend’s lunch). Bringing someone to the office to give a talk or a presentation is generally less time-consuming and expensive than sending all the employees to a conference, but there are similar benefits to be enjoyed.

How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof

WBT Systems

Influencer social proof takes advantage of what marketers call the “halo effect.” A complimentary conference registration? A conference hotel upgrade? ASAE features their conference speakers in Associations Now articles. You first need a method to request and receive testimonials at scale, for example, automatically emailed evaluations. Use a portion of the testimonial in Facebook and LinkedIn ads.