2013 Corporate Learning Trends: Where Are We Now? (White Paper)

Bottom-Line Performance

In January, BLP President Sharon Boller published a white paper exploring the trends in the corporate learning landscape. The white paper focused on 7 trends we expect to see grow in 2013 and beyond. recent client work and the latest eLearning Guild research reports, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities remains on track with most of its predictions. You can download the white paper here. Click the image to download the white paper!

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Less Tell; More Games and Gamification

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. The white paper describes today’s learning landscape… then predicts 7 trends for the next 12 – 18 months. We consider Text and Next eLearning to be the electronic equivalent of lecture-based approach.) Games and gamification are finally getting the recognition they deserve as powerful learning tools.

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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. This paper addresses how organizations, particularly business organizations, can get more done. People became abstractions, recognized only as hits, clicks and eyeballs that propped up the preposterous market values of e-commerce plays.”.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

While following these stories of digital transformation, we’ve discovered many valuable tools and services that are available at no cost in response to Covid-19. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Does anyone else see "Student Records" in "Data Portability"?

Mark Oehlert

White Paper Solicitation and I came to this section of items that would be valuable to have addressed by submitted white papers: "Collaboration and Community. We arent working in a vacuum or some isolated market vertical. We are running full tilt into other efforts in exploding market spaces that may well be already trying to solve problems that have thought were unique to us. That white paper would be a prize itself.

4 Tips to Growing a Healthy Email Marketing List

LearnDash

How to grow your email marketing list into one of your top sales tools. Email marketing lists remain one of the top sales tools for many businesses—online educators included. However, marketing successfully requires access to email addresses of potential leads, and these ca be hard to obtain. It’s far better to go the long way about it and grow an email marketing list the old-fashioned way. sell elearning sell online courses

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. ” This is still as true as ever, and it explains why there’s a four-to-eight-year lag between technology trends as a whole and their application in eLearning. We were surprised to find Amazon recruiting aggressively at the eLearning Guild’s DevLearn conference. Read our other white papers to learn more on Performance Improvement and mLearning.

Top 3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing eLearning for Your Association

Association eLearning

Since education is a major component of their charter, many associations are turning to eLearning to address these problems. If you’ve decided to provide eLearning for your members, the next step is to choose a course to offer as a pilot. As with other types of instruction, developing an eLearning course comes with a price tag, so you’ll want to make sure your investment pays off. For eLearning, ask yourself: • How many potential learners would take this course?

AAP Deploys Digitec-Developed CME LMS MOC Part IV Tool

Association eLearning

Digitec recently completed design and development of a unique tool that helps physicians demonstrate practice improvement. The tool has been deployed by the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP). Jodie Bargeron, Medical Home Initiatives Director at ICAAP, recently relayed encouraging news regarding the tool and its impact on the association’s ability to offer board certified CME courses. Amy Bassett Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Here is the short, graphical version: Our 2017 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. ” This is still as true as ever, and it explains why there’s a four-to-eight-year lag between technology trends as a whole and their application in eLearning. We were surprised to find Amazon recruiting aggressively at the eLearning Guild’s DevLearn conference. Read our other white papers to learn more on Performance Improvement and mLearning.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

And today’s learning systems market definitely gives us plenty to consider. Ever since cloud technology burst onto the scene a decade ago, hundreds of new learning solutions have entered the market. 7) Training and Marketing Lines Blur Further. New year. New decade.

Will Social Marketing Kill Social Learning?

eLearning Development

Twitter may be the hottest thing online right now, and is probably the fastest growing social networking tool around. A couple of days ago ZDNet posted an article about a commercial Twitter spamming tool. The article got me thinking about the negative impact social marketing has on social learning. Twitter seems to be changing from a fun way to connect and share into a promotional tool. From that perspective, Twitter is a great social learning tool.

What Is a Product Launch Curriculum?

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Nancy Harkness’ new white paper, Learning Solutions and Your Product Launch: The Secret to Success. Let’s break this apart: Learning solutions are traditionally instructor-led training or eLearning courses. Curricula can reach beyond these traditional solutions to include job aids, reference materials (paper, electronic, or app-based), flash cards, reminder emails, staff meeting reinforcement tools, and many other options.

The Best eLearning Websites to Bookmark

LearnUpon

From webinars and eBooks to design tips and podcasts, there’s an immense amount of eLearning websites and resources available online. For every training challenge, there are hundreds of eLearning experts online who have been there, done that, and have a wealth of advice to offer. Here’s our A to Z of the best eLearning resources out there. Resource Type: eLearning Vlogger. Resource Type: eLearning Community. Resource Type: eLearning Community.

Prepare your company for the future of Learning & Development

Docebo

Your corporate eLearning strategy is up to speed. Social and collaborative tools are the highest priorities for companies looking to deliver effective training to their employees, customers, and partners. Interestingly enough, the market leaders are the companies which are moving towards a new, more effective approach by focusing on innovation. How is your company preparing for this new shift in the eLearning technology landscape?

Digitec Announces Knowledge Direct Enhancements

Association eLearning

Course surveys — Knowledge Direct already provides a very robust, flexible survey creation tool and reporting. Rapid eLearning tool upgrade — Direct-to-WEB is provided FREE with Knowledge Direct and allows content authors to transform a simple PowerPoint file into a game-based learning module for web or mobile delivery. Amy Bassett Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive. from Valencia College, where she studied marketing and economics.

Start an Online Academy ? A Step-by-Step Guide

learnWorlds

Nowadays it is rather easy to build your own online academy by using a state-of-the-art elearning platform like LearnWorlds. Bonus: How to choose the right eLearning platform. The value of your personal or company’s branding and the work you put on creating, marketing and selling your online courses can affect the course value-offering. Among a host of elearning features and capabilities you might get lost. Elearning Video. How to Market your Online Courses.

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Digitec’s Jack McGrath Interviewed by Industry Expert Craig Weiss

Association eLearning

Mr. Weiss posed interesting questions regarding trends and challenges facing eLearning and learning management technologies. Content Authoring Tools – desktop application vs. cloud-based. Amy Bassett Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. from Valencia College, where she studied marketing and economics.

Genie Claims Training Industry Title for a Second Year

Growth Engineering

Less than two weeks into the new year and we’d found out that Genie, our game-based authoring tool had landed on Training Industry’s 2017 Top Authoring Tool Companies List! Genie’s not like those beige and boring authoring tools that you’ve come to know and loathe. Instead of simply churning out dull and uninspiring eLearning units, it lets you create learning games from built-in templates. What happens when you create an awesome piece of learning magic?

Digitec to Produce Additional Courses for ISA

Association eLearning

The International Sign Association (ISA) has retained Digitec for the production of 10 additional eLearning courses. Developed in Digitec’s Direct-to-WEB content authoring tool, the courses will feature scenario-based questions and examples, and be mobile-compatible. New to eLearning or just want some ideas for effective online learning? Check out our eLearning course production samples. Amy Bassett Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive.

Florida Association of Realtors Joins Digitec’s LMS Family

Association eLearning

The association switched to Knowledge Direct from an in-house Moodle-based solution to take advantage of Knowledge Direct’s ease-of-use, built-in authoring tool, robust reporting and seamless integration with iMIS. Amy Bassett Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. from Valencia College, where she studied marketing and economics.

How Important is the Design Phase?

Design2Train

How important is the Design Phase in producing a high quality online training (eLearning, wbt, cbt) program? it really is a decision on the SME, but they would typically want to review can include: white papers, manufacturing specifications, product marketing and sales information and even previous training programs. The four documents are Timeline & Milestones (your daily project management tool).

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. As always, great stuff found in the eLearning world in September. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3 - eLearning 24-7 , September 14, 2010 While this market has always existed, it is clearly taking a whole new form in two areas: Strong emphasis to embed into a web site or blog.

Digitec Named Top Learning Management System Company of 2011 for Knowledge Direct MED LMS

Association eLearning

Built-in e-Learning Content Creation Tools. Amy Bassett Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. from Valencia College, where she studied marketing and economics.

Don’t be Complacent and Content

Clark Quinn

This has been mostly used for material like product descriptions, such as technical writers produce, but it can be used for white papers, marketing communications, and any other information. Like eLearning. However, the elearning use is still idiosyncratic; one of the top DITA strategy consultants told me that the Learning and Training committee’s contribution has not yet been sufficient. Yesterday I attend SDL’s DITAFest.

Knowledge Direct Version 6.0 Learning Managment System (LMS) Now Available

Association eLearning

“Knowledge Direct users will benefit from an even more intuitive, user-friendly and aesthetically pleasing interface in Version 6.0,” said Amy Bassett, Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive. Enhanced Module Player – Direct-to-WEB, Knowledge Direct’s built-in content authoring tool, features an updated player for enhanced mobile capability. Amy Bassett Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive.

"Don't Touch/Wet Paint!" - "E"-Learning Vendors Try to Go "M"

mLearning Trends

I had a good chuckle today after receiving my latest emailed copy of the eLearning Guild 's eLearningInsider update. A linked feature story in the update that immediately caught my eye was titled " Best Practices for Creating Mobile Learning Content " and clicking that link shuttled me over to SumTotal's corporate web site where I registered to download their latest mobile-related white paper.

Have We Forgotten What Microlearning Means?

Axonify

Picture a verdant garden, where technological innovation has ploughed over a massive acreage of ineffective tools, like the LMS, to completely renew the landscape. After all, the market is in the billions of dollars by some estimates , and growing , so is it any surprise that so many tools have sprouted up to capitalize on the opportunity? As one of the early innovations in the corporate eLearning space, microlearning was one of the first victims of gross mishandling.

Come Write for Us!

eLearning Brothers

You’ve seen that we discuss many topics including but not limited to eLearning, instructional design, graphic design, and best practices for using all of the major authoring tools and software programs in our industry. If you are interested in contributing to our blog, we’d love to leverage your expertise to spread eLearning greatness to all. We love original content that features infographics, visualized data, interviews, white papers, studies and how-to videos.

How Does a Digital Learning Ecosystem Foster Business Growth

Hurix Digital

A report by the IBM’s Institute for Business Value shows that about 60% of executives worldwide confirm that they are struggling to keep their employees updated and relevant to the new market realities. White paper: Impact of the Digital Ecosystem on Educational Institutions.

News: SkillServe Is World's Top LMS for Financial Services Again - Report

Unicorn Training

Unicorn Training’s SkillsServe learning and performance platform has been ranked as the World’s top LMS for financial services for the second year running.The news was revealed on Twitter today (Wednesday 27 January) by leading global eLearning analyst and consultant, Craig Weiss, ahead of the scheduled release of his prestigious, annual Top 50 LMSs Report 2016 next week (due 4 February).SkillsServe

Knowledge Direct LMS Receives Top Honors

Association eLearning

Feature-sets unique to the platform include: • An integrated course catalog with built-in marketing components. • These excellent tools and systems are the cutting edge of learning technology,” said Tom Werner, chief research officer and director of the Awards program. Amy Bassett Marketing Director at Digitec Interactive. When she is not counting down to "cake time", Amy is busy meeting with folks at national conferences and sharing her love for eLearning.

Have We Forgotten What Microlearning Means?

Axonify

Picture a verdant garden, where technological innovation has ploughed over a massive acreage of ineffective tools, like the LMS, to completely renew the landscape. After all, the market is in the billions of dollars by some estimates , and growing , so is it any surprise that so many tools have sprouted up to capitalize on the opportunity? As one of the early innovations in the corporate eLearning space, microlearning was one of the first victims of gross mishandling.

Critical consumption of content

Litmos

The formats differ; one was a white paper, one was a blog post, one was a magazine article. I’ve seen it tossed in casually in claims about a tool or platform, something like “can meet different learner styles”. Some are just marketers more focused on sizzle than substance. That’s just marketing. Similarly with authoring tools. Articles Corporate Training eLearning trainingOf late, I find a number of my posts are about taking down silly articles.

This LMS Has No Traps!

Upside Learning

Integration with 3 rd party or ERP tools: At best we commit that all kinds of integration is technically possible provided these four things can happen: i. UpsideLMS team will need access to the 3 rd party tool technical team to understand data schema and APIs (if any). It’s an important marketing tool and more so it’s a great way of building confidence in your system even before the prospect would talk to you. White Papers, Case Studies in eLearning.

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What’s Next for Learning, Technology, and Our Profession – Resources Shared at #ATDTK

David Kelly

Responsive eLearning Design – Why It Matters by James Rasmussen. Why Gamification Works: How Brands are Marketing With Fun by Kristen Matthews. Augmented Reality in eLearning by Nicholas Filler. Learning and Performance Ecosystems: Strategy, Technology, Impact, and Challenges white paper by Marc J. elearning feeds. The Top 100 Tools for Learning by Jane Hart.

Customer Complaints, How to Avoid the Traps

eLearning 24-7

When it comes to the e-learning market, specifically the LMS space (and you can toss in LCMS, CMS, Learning Portals as well), there are a lot of traps that customers fall into and can’t get out. OR “We work well with every system out on the market, every one of them.&# Integration with 3rd party tools – “Yeah, typically we haven’t had a problem. I’m out of your home country market – who do you have in my country or region?

CUNA Experience Learning Live – Resources Shared at #CUNAELL

David Kelly

The title of my keynote was eLearning’s Role in Today’s Training Strategy and the title of my invited talk was Developing a Personal Learning Network. eLearning’s Role in Today’s Training Strategy. Responsive eLearning Design – Why It Matters by James Rasmussen. Why Gamification Works: How Brands are Marketing With Fun by Kristen Matthews. Augmented Reality in eLearning by Nicholas Filler. elearning feeds.

How To Sell Online Courses From Your Own Website

Pinlearn

Without any doubt, eLearning is a booming global market with the global value of eLearning projected to reach $325 billion by 2020. . The annual growth rate of the eLearning market also shows a rising demand in digitalization of education and demand for online courses.

8 Ways to Enhance Sales Enablement Strategy with a Mobile-First Approach

Kitaboo

And in order to help them achieve their sales targets, the L&D and marketing teams strive hard to provide them with all the necessary resources to make their job slightly easier. If the marketing team creates informational content and makes it available on the cloud, sales reps can easily access that content on their smartphones and educate the customer about the product specifications. White paper: Accelerate Employee Engagement with Mobile-based Corporate Training Program.