Are Innovation and Education a Perfect Couple or a Dangerous Match?

mLevel

The question: “Is all this innovation a good fit for educators and learning professionals alike… or a dangerous dance partner? ”. For many years this has not been a problem as the technology community has generally ignored the learning space. At first I wasn’t ready to budge, but as I spent more time thinking about it I realized I was focusing on the little picture vs the big one which enabled me to find happiness in the outcome and led to an apology on my behalf.

The Disruptive Approach to the Learning Industry

Gyrus

The Disruptive Approach to the Learning Industry. From an outside perspective, it would appear that the Learning Market is ripe for such an opportunity. The Learning marketplace, in particular, has been very adaptive throughout its entire existence. New features such as mobile learning, gamification, and microlearning, all serve a need that was not immediately identified within the context of a training environment. What is next for the learning industry?

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Authoring Tools for E-Learning: The Definitive Guide

Docebo

Don’t get me wrong, powerpoints and word docs have the capacity to be moving, entertaining, and effective, but it’s unrealistic to think your learners can maximize their experience and retention with the limited interactivity that they have to offer. Benefits and Challenges of E-Learning Authoring Tools. This keeps your learners engaged and gives you more ways to elevate your learning experience. Related: See Learning Content From a New Perspective.

Why should you consider mobile-first for your corporate training?

Gnowbe

Few doubt that mobile is the future and will fundamentally impact our way of life across many areas – but what does it mean for you as a business leader, what does it mean for the future of corporate learning and what exactly are the options? “Mobile-responsive” versus “mobile-first” Mobile-responsive and mobile-first are buzz words in the software, e-learning and many other industries. Top 3 watch outs when selecting a mobile-first learning solution.

L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

Masie, CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity, and a columnist for this publication, said the coincidence was funny but also sad. Here we are in Taiwan, in Asia, where they were doing training and learning way before the U.S., In fact, Chief Learning Officer data from its Talent Tracker service finds that 89 percent of learning and training managers are white. The Big Picture.

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3 Areas To Combine Employee Training And Micro Learning

KnowledgeAnywhere

Micro-learning is a buzzword in the elearning industry, and for good reason. The way people learn at work, and in general, has shifted and training formats have needed to adapt. Many training professionals have heard of micro-learning and understand the value of breaking learning material down into concise, organized, easily accessible packets of knowledge for their employees. What is the difference between micro-learning and macro-learning?

Can you teach soft skills with microlearning?

Ed App

Microlearning is one of the new phenomena disrupting conventional training and learning spheres. It can even be combined with gamification , spaced repetition , and mobile learning to further increase engagement and retention rates. Microlearning focuses on the key elements of any subject area which makes both educational learning and technical company training much more effective. Microlearning is effective because it is simple, specific, and to the point.

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Can you teach soft skills with microlearning?

Ed App

Microlearning is one of the new phenomena disrupting conventional training and learning spheres. It can even be combined with gamification , spaced repetition , and mobile learning to further increase engagement and retention rates. Microlearning focuses on the key elements of any subject area which makes both educational learning and technical company training much more effective. Microlearning is effective because it is simple, specific, and to the point.

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Tips for Conducting Successful Virtual ILT Sessions

G-Cube

By definition, a virtual classroom is a platform which enables the instructors and learners carry out a learning process over Web, in lieu of a traditional classroom. This definition is sometimes misconstrued to suggest that a virtual classroom should mimic an actual classroom in all features and characteristics, to attain effectiveness of learning. Graphics and animation can be used extensively and are very effective – from a design as well as delivery perspective.

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What Is Spaced Repetition for Staff Learning?

Ed App

The term spaced repetition is popping up frequently in workplace learning these days. So what is spaced repetition in the context of staff learning? Spaced repetition is a learning technique that is being used by a number of companies to significantly improve the retention of information by staff. It evades our brains’ ‘use it or lose it’ policy by implementing repeated and varied learning into employee training plans.

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How to adapt your learning platform to suit microlearning

Ed App

Microlearning is the not-so-new, but increasingly popular learning technique taking educators and employers by storm. With the increasingly remote nature of education and work, academic institutions and employers have increasingly turned to online learning platforms to help train employees and teach students. And according to a market analysis by Global Industry Analysts, Inc, 77 per cent of American companies have already used online learning to train their workforce.

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How to adapt your learning platform to suit microlearning

Ed App

Microlearning is the not-so-new, but increasingly popular learning technique taking educators and employers by storm. With the increasingly remote nature of education and work, academic institutions and employers have increasingly turned to online learning platforms to help train employees and teach students. And according to a market analysis by Global Industry Analysts, Inc, 77 per cent of American companies have already used online learning to train their workforce.

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A Pragmatist’s Guide to Innovation, Part 1

PDG

The Big Picture. So a useful innovation: Allows me to do something I already do more effectively or efficiently. So that’s the big picture; in Part 2 we’ll talk about how all of this applies to the Learning Space—and how some of the biggest “innovations” of the last few years aren’t really innovative at all. Business Issues in Learning Emerging Technologies Innovation Strategy Organizational Change Innovation Learning Design

Teach less, learn more

Learning with e's

I have now had some time to reflect on this week's Plymouth e-Learning Conference. Northern Grid for Learning's Simon Finch identified this as one of PeLC's unique features: "Where Pelc differs from other conferences is in the behaviour conventions of the audience.

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How to Choose the Right Blended Learning Model for your Corporate Training

Obsidian Learning

Blended learning combines traditional face-to-face classroom teaching with online instruction. In many cases, blended learning may be the ideal choice because of the type of content. What Do Studies Say About Blended Learning? Online learning is the foundation of this model.

#LearningIs creative

Learning with 'e's

Learning can certainly be creative, if the conditions are right. Firstly, creative learning requires active engagement. Teaching can be more effective when questions are posed or challenges are presented, than when content is delivered or knowledge imparted. There is a place for the latter, but if teachers wish their students to go the extra mile, they need to directly involve them in learning. Creative learning in the classroom is almost always 'small c' creativity.

Putting People First

CLO Magazine

When it comes to learning, Jon Kaplan truly understands the importance of emotional engagement. I was able to pay attention to social cues, and I learned how to cheat on multiple-choice tests.”. It is this focus on emotional engagement, paired with a genuine humility and openness to feedback fostered by his early childhood experiences, that define Kaplan and his approach to learning today. “He It allows people to collaborate much more effectively,” he said.

GEOFF STEAD – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT GEOFF STEAD (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm): Geoff Stead and his team at Qualcomm use emerging mobile technologies to explore, innovate and champion how they should be used to enhance learning, and working. He uses these tools to support, and enhance the working lives of all Qualcomm employees, as well as sharing successes with the wider mobile learning community. We’ve also moved beyond the traditional definition of learning. Learn from them.

Geoff Stead – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT GEOFF STEAD (Head of Mobile Learning, Qualcomm): Geoff Stead and his team at Qualcomm use emerging mobile technologies to explore, innovate and champion how they should be used to enhance learning, and working. He uses these tools to support, and enhance the working lives of all Qualcomm employees, as well as sharing successes with the wider mobile learning community. We’ve also moved beyond the traditional definition of learning. Learn from them.

The Most PROVOCATIVE Shout-Outs From Today’s Learning Innovators

Learnnovators

INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation. Understandably, it has a natural impact on corporate e-learning as well. In today’s scenario, with our renewed understanding of how people ‘learn’ (mostly informal, social, and less formal), this gains considerable significance. Like many of you out there, we too believe that, in today’s learning landscape we need ‘learning rebels’ and ‘learning provocateurs’, and not ‘learning conformists’.

Practical instructional design tips for microlearning

Ed App

In the United States, 77 per cent of companies have already used online learning to train their workforce. Here are some practical instructional design tips to help you plan the most effective course possible. . The strength of the microlearning platform lies with its method: taking big-picture theories and subjects, then breaking them into bite-sized chunks for ease of comprehension. Learning is not a one-size-fits-all activity. So make learning fun!

Custom Tech Trends in 2018

AbaraLMS

In 2017, we saw various learning technologies evolve, which have paved way for better, effective, and valuable L&D technology applications in 2018. While many technology trends of 2017 such as microlearning, social learning, personalized learning, video-based learning, etc., emerged as catalysts in delivering effective learning experiences across organizations, they are expected to stand out this year as well with other emerging trends.

Learning in round spaces

Learning with 'e's

Situating learning in rectangular spaces naturally promotes some forms of pedagogy at the expense of others. It is of course possible in traditional classrooms to create opportunities for learning to be driven by learners, where collaborative and cooperative learning can be facilitated, and where students can move around the room as they investigate and experiment, create and discuss. So what happens when we change the shape of the learning space?

10 Free Authoring Tools

Ed App

Learning has never been easier. As smartphone technologies have become more available, mobile learning and eLearning are gaining in popularity. More people displaying an interest in learning means there’s an increased appetite to build courses. An eLearning authoring tool is a type of software that allows you to create digital training content, convert it into an eLearning format, and distribute it among learners via a learning management system.

Podcast 19: Customer Education 101 – With Dave Derington of Azuqua

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 19 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. And what does effective customer education actually look like? Well, we fit into the extended enterprise learning space by focusing on the customer education segment. Regardless, they need to learn and learn fast. What does your learning tech ecosystem look like?

Best Practices for Moving Instructor-Led Training to Webinars and Virtual Classrooms (Live Online Learning)

Convergence Training

Our friend Michelle Ockers has called in an impressive team of learning experts to discuss issues like this in her Learning Uncut Disruption series of podcasts. In this article, we’re focusing on a discussion Michelle had with Shannon Tipton , owner of Learning Rebels , and Jo Cook , owner of Lightbulb Moment , on live online training, which includes both webinars and virtual classrooms. Read on to learn more about live online learning.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. MOBILE LEARNING.

Mobile Learning in India

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The increasing ubiquity of the mobile phone begs for it to be used as a learning tool. Like all communication and computing devices, mobile phones can be used to learn. All of these learning processes can be supported through mobile phones.

THE MOST PROVOCATIVE SHOUT-OUTS FROM TODAY’S LEARNING INNOVATORS

Learnnovators

but also the wisdom to channel the forces that actually bring about genuine change. ” — Gene Levinson INTRODUCTION: We are in the age of learning revolution or innovation. Understandably, it has a natural impact on corporate e-learning as well. In today’s scenario, with our renewed understanding of how people ‘learn’ (mostly informal, social, and less formal), this gains considerable significance. Being a Learning Rebel is about passionately wanting to drive change. ” ?

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

mLearning Trends

It is time once again to ponder the research, extrapolate on recent experience, and attempt to read the tea leaves so we can predict the future of enterprise mobile learning in 2011. After such an exciting and rewarding 2010, my predictions for the coming year seem broader and more varied given the fast changing dynamics of the marketplace and accelerated adoption of mobile learning by organizations of all sizes.

Implement An Online Learning Content Strategy

eLearning 24-7

But as we change – evolve in our space, content (the term) has too. We place content onto our learning systems. . We assume that following a learner-centric model, heavily seen in any learning engagement platform, that this will work miracles, and thus increase someone’s knowledge – because hey, it is content they are interested in. Analyze your content – What do you believe will be effective? TEXT only with a couple of static pictures.

The Ultimate Guide to Engaging Your Employees in Onboarding and Training

Impart!

The evidence is in: learning and development is more important than ever before. You guessed it: 46% of employees cite a lack of new learning opportunities and professional growth as a reason for their disengagement. Encourage a culture of learning. You’ve seen all the signs.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. In fact, this guide is like the learning systems landscape, itself – deep, broad and multi-faceted. Our trends lists reflect how learning systems buyers are actually driving innovation with their dollars! Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21

Christopher Pappas – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Currently, the eLearning Industry has a network of more than 75,000 learning professionals and runs many eLearning related sites (including The eLearning Industry , eLearning Infographics , eLearning Weekly , eLearning Tags , and eLearning Feeds ). He is also the Founder and Owner of the Instructional Design and E-Learning Professionals’ Group , which, with over 62,000 members, is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning Industry on LinkedIn.

CHRISTOPHER PAPPAS – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Currently, the eLearning Industry has a network of more than 75,000 learning professionals and runs many eLearning related sites (including The eLearning Industry , eLearning Infographics , eLearning Weekly , eLearning Tags , and eLearning Feeds ). He is also the Founder and Owner of the Instructional Design and E-Learning Professionals’ Group , which, with over 62,000 members, is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning Industry on LinkedIn.

Content as curriculum?

Learning with 'e's

Content is still very much king in schools, because 'content as curriculum' is easy and cost effective to deliver, and that is what most governments require and impose. and was it really worth all those hours learning how to conjugate amo, amas, amat simply to be able to one day identify a strange fish, when all you need to do in the digital mobile age is Google it? How much do children now need to learn in school that is knowledge based?

TOP 11 DISRUPTIVE E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES FOR 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. Big Data analytics can help us make well-informed decisions about the learning programs that we develop.