Emerging Learning Technologies: Promise vs. Hype

Bottom-Line Performance

For almost a decade now, we’ve been hearing that these “emergingtechnologies will become viable solutions to add to the L&D practitioner’s toolbox. I’m a bit of a geek when it comes to emerging technologies of any kind so I follow these discussions and explore where I can. After watching and waiting for numerous years, I felt like this year is the year where all three technologies reached a tipping point, of sorts.

Association Learning Technology

Web Courseworks

Web Courseworks is a learning technologies and consulting company. We recently launched a new brand that better represents its approach to doing business and emergent focus in learning IT. The new brand came to a head for Web Courseworks as we prepared for the roll-out of the new version of our LMS, CourseStage, and progression as industry leaders in the learning technologies and association managed services markets. Association Learning Technology

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Designing a learning technology ecosystem

Elucidat

The global pandemic has seen people rapidly adopting new technologies. Hear how Tracie Cantu, Director of Learning Technology at Wholefoods, is adapting her approach in light of these developments. Top tips for successful learning in the face of change.

Learning Technologies 2010 – Day 2 Recap

Upside Learning

After having a great first day at the Learning Technologies 2010 I was looking forward to an exciting second day. Discussing their current concerns around learning and development gives us a glimpse into their world and that’s valuable. They focus on the learning & training market and Josh sure knows more about the trends in the industry than most others. Bersin used the slide shown here in which types of tools/medium can be used in Informal Learning.

Change, Learning Technologies, and the future

Learning with 'e's

Attending Learning Technologies in a completely new, yet strangely familiar venue was quite an experience. London ExCel has long been the home of the BETT Show, which I have attended on many occasions, but in the last few days it has also been the home of Learning Technologies, which for umpteen years has been hosted at Olympia, on the other side of the city. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Self-Hosting Your LMS? Why Expert Support is Crucial Since COVID

eThink Education

billion students worldwide have shifted to online learning. Why is Self-Hosting your LMS Riskier than Ever Before? Below are a few challenges that organizations who are self-hosting may face, especially as we continue to confront the challenges posted by COVID-19.

Boost your eLearning content strategy to engage modern learners

Docebo

Join this webinar and learn why your old eLearning content is not working with modern learners. Many Learning and Development professionals are struggling today because the eLearning content they developed for their legacy workforce is no longer effective, especially with the younger, emerging demographic of learners today. In this session, you will learn: Why your legacy content could be failing your new and existing learners.

Is Microlearning the Future of Education?

mLevel

In today’s technology driven world, information is available at the touch of a button, or even a voice command. This problem exists as much in the formal learning system as it does in professional or workplace training. Microlearning, is an emergent learning process in which information is provided in small, very specific bursts to a learner. The concept is based on research on how the human brain retains information and how it is wired to learn.

Using Webinars to Remotely Train Your Staff for as Little as Zero Cost

Capytech

The coronavirus emergency has dramatically, albeit temporarily, changed the way we live and work. We provide e-learning solutions at Capytech but there are many businesses not in a position to deploy an e-learning strategy in the current circumstances. e-learning technology

Back to ‘what’ Normal? #AulaCon

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

AulaCon 2021 , from Aula, a fully online event hosted on Hopin (check it out, it worked really well!) Lockdown restrictions are easing, universities have weathered the emergency response, and it looks like semester start in the new academic year might finally bear some resemblance to normal.

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How Off-The-Shelf Learning Providers Can Take Advantage of Technology Disruptions [2021 Updated]

Harbinger Interactive Learning

Technology disruptions can be a big sink for any business, if not handled well. Off-the-shelf learning providers have witnessed multiple such disruptions in the last few years. As the CEO or senior leader of an off-the-shelf learning provider, how do you handle such challenges?

How Off-The-Shelf Learning Providers Can Take Advantage of Technology Disruptions [2021 Updated]

Harbinger Interactive Learning

Technology disruptions can be a big sink for any business, if not handled well. Off-the-shelf learning providers have witnessed multiple such disruptions in the last few years. As the CEO or senior leader of an off-the-shelf learning provider, how do you handle such challenges?

Is Microlearning the Future of Education?

mLevel

In today’s technology driven world, information is available at the touch of a button, or even a voice command. This problem exists as much in the formal learning system as it does in professional or workplace training. Microlearning, is an emergent learning process in which information is provided in small, very specific bursts to a learner. The concept is based on research on how the human brain retains information and how it is wired to learn.

Digital Interaction Design to Tangible Interaction Design

Upside Learning

When I write about interaction, most people reading it view it in the context of software or some form of digital technology. Interaction” isn’t only about technology or software. Tangible interaction designers work on the integration of technology and its effects on human experience. Over the time one major factor that’s emerged to influence tangible design is the growing physical embodiment of computing. This would change the way we design and deliver learning.

The Real Cost of a Free (Open Source) LMS!

Upside Learning

Moodle is a good LMS with which has grown over the years and offers a host of functionality and features that are very useful to have in an LMS. Moodle has been able to sustain itself and keep evolving through its community, resulting in its emergence as a good option for anyone wanting to use an LMS. Go to a vendor who offers managed hosting services on the open source LMS without a rebranding. Happy learning!

Creator-Centric Video: The New Normal for Corporate Learning?

Instilled

Read on to discover the how and why of harnessing the power of video via a creator-centric focus and the right learning experience platform (LXP). Thanks to today’s myriad of technologies and tools to help them tell compelling stories, just about anyone can create video content.

360-degree interactive video for learning explored at DevLearn

Sponge UK

NEWS: Using 360-degree interactive video to enhance workplace learning will be explored at a special session at DevLearn, North America’s leading learning technologies event. Award-winning elearning company, Sponge UK will be presenting an emerging tech workshop at the conference and exhibition in Las Vegas on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Sponge UK’s Head of Learning Innovation, Kate Nicholls, is hosting the workshop.

Innovation in the Six: Toronto’s Tech Hub is Home to DoceboInspire 2018

Docebo

Toronto has emerged as a star among the world’s technology scene – a rise that’s poised to continue upward. Canadians are well known around the world for being a humble folk, but when it comes to Toronto and the city’s incredible technology hub, coupled with its unprecedented cultural diversity and lively food scene, it’s hard not to boast. Technology companies that call Toronto home alongside Docebo include: WealthSimple (fintech). RubiKloud (retail technology).

Everything You Wanted to Know About LXPs (But Were Too Afraid to Ask)

Instilled

We answer all these questions and more to help you better understand the current learning experience platform market, and why (and whether) you would ever need one. What Is a Learning Experience Platform (LXP)? Learning experience platforms create personalized learning experiences by pulling together both formal and informal learning materials from across an organization—and beyond—for the purpose of self-paced learning. Learning Technology

What’s a Learning Experience Platform [Overview]

Instilled

Learning experience platforms (LXPs) are quickly becoming a popular learning technology within the L&D industry. But what exactly is a learning experience platform? Let’s cover the basics—including how an LXP differs from a learning management system (LMS). _. For years, the L&D industry has considered learning management systems (LMSs) to be the foundation of the learning ecosystem. Who Needs a Learning Experience Platform?

Becoming Tech Wise in 2018

CLO Magazine

Elliott Masie is the chairman and CLO of The Masie Center’s Learning Consortium and CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity. Chief learning officers and learning leaders must rapidly increase their technology wisdom to handle the significant shifts in technology innovation and deployment in our workplaces. Example time: Learning leaders need concrete workplace examples of each technology.

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SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems. Some notes: Polls: Most attending work in L&D with some HR, IT, and learning services providers. Current learning delivery channels primarily ILT classroom and ILT online as well as a fair amount of self-paced e-learning. Goals pretty evenly spread among rapid e-learning (consumption and development), reduce costs, support informal learning, improve productivity. As part of a learning plan.

Docebo: The hottest learning tech company in years

Docebo

The Learning Technology market is big. In fact, the entire learning tech market is now over $4 Billion in size and it continues to be one of the most dynamic technology markets in the world. And the emergence of Creator Platforms for Learning is explosive.

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Desktop and Cloud-Based Authoring Tools: A Clash of the Titans

CommLab India

As training managers and SMEs, we are often involved in discussions with e-learning developers to choose the right authoring tool for our online training programs. Based on the way they are hosted, authoring tools can be classified into two categories. Cloud-Based Authoring Tools (Hosted on an external server and accessed via the internet). Cloud-based authoring tools emerge as the clear winner on the cost factor. Complexity of e-Learning Program.

2020 E-Learning & Training Conferences

LearnDash

For professionals in the learning industry (and that includes entrepreneurs, educators, faculty, academic administrators, librarians, and the web developers who work with these professionals), attending an industry conference or expo is a common objective. I’d like to think that e-learning conferences are so popular because those of us in the education industry are naturally drawn toward educating ourselves, and industry events are a great way to make that happen.

Upcoming webinar: Driving business results with learner-centric programs

Docebo

Your people are busy, but they need relevant, timely learning experiences that enable their work, not interrupt it. EST for a webinar hosted by Brandon Hall Group ’s Principal Analyst David Wentworth as we explore these and more questions about the current state of sales training and learning technology. His focus has always been on emerging technologies, with a current concentration on social and mobile learning.

The Technology Award

CLO Magazine

The Technology Award is for learning executives who have delivered new and unique applications of emerging technology to employee learning and development. It focuses on the training and development of MetLife and partner sales associates through learning and performance solutions. These meetings are used for sales managers to review the progress the sales associate has made and whether or not they’ve grasped the key learning points in the online modules.

Learning & Development Conferences in 2022

Limestone Learning

February 7–9, 2022: Digital Learning Annual Conference , Atlanta, GA and online Registration is currently available for DLAC Online and DLAC All Access! February 7–10, 2022: ATD TechKnowledge Conference , online The intersection of technology and L&D has never been more critical.

Worldpay’s rapid shift to blended digital learning

Elucidat

Hear how Patrick Bowl, Learning and Development Director, pivoted to a blended digital learning approach to support the sales team. Find out why developing a learning culture is the key to scaling L&D in a large organization. Keep learning alive with a blend.

8 Top Learning and Development Podcasts

Elucidat

Here’s our list of some of the best learning and development podcasts available now. User experience, evidence-based practice, responsive elearning and advances in tech are the type of areas you might find the hosts diving into if you tune in. Learn more. The Future of Learning Podcast. What will learning look like in the future? Lloyd Dean , Head of Digital and Innovative Learning at EDF Energy, grapples with this question from all angles. Learn more.

HT2 Labs Achieve Triple Win at the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards 2018

HT2 Labs

Florida, USA: HT2 Labs are in celebration after achieving a triple win at the Excellence in Technology Awards 2018 hosted by the Brandon Hall Group, including Gold for Best in Social Learning. The Excellence Awards 2018 hosted by the Brandon Hall Group celebrates the very best among Learning & Development, Talent Management, Leadership, Talent Acquisition, Workforce Management, Sales Performance and Technology.

xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry

MakingBetter

What it could mean is a tighter relationship between learning activity and its outcomes. Meanwhile different needs among xAPI adopters in the learning technology business are becoming clearer. What’s emerging are learning activities that look a lot more like work or straight up computing. The University of Central Florida’s Institute of Simulation & Training will host the event on March 24, 2015.

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Free learning & development webinars for May 2021

Limestone Learning

There’s a good selection this month to get you thinking about the business of learning and development. It’s time to make your job training online easier, and there’s no better or more effective way than putting people in charge of their learning with interactive techniques.

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Silver Win for Learning Pool’s Marketing Team at the 2019 Business Brilliance Awards

Learning Pool

Learning Pool is delighted to announce that its in-house marketing team, based across offices in Derry, Nottingham, and Oxford, were awarded Silver for ‘Innovative Team of the Year’ at the Business Brilliance Awards 2019. . Consistently, simplicity emerged as a key theme in the 2019 winning entries; clear objectives and disciplined execution were the hallmarks of the submissions that caught the judge’s eyes. About Learning Pool . Learning Pool News

Silver Win for Learning Pool’s Marketing Team at the 2019 Business Brilliance Awards

HT2 Labs

Learning Pool is delighted to announce that its in-house marketing team, based across offices in Derry, Nottingham, and Oxford, were awarded Silver for ‘Innovative Team of the Year’ at the Business Brilliance Awards 2019. Consistently, simplicity emerged as a key theme in the 2019 winning entries; clear objectives and disciplined execution were the hallmarks of the submissions that caught the judge’s eyes. About Learning Pool .

This Week in MakingBetter: Teamwork and Tough Questions

MakingBetter

Last week, our friends across the pond hosted a literal “bar” camp for xAPI — over forty people talking xAPI at a pub in London after the Learning Technologies UK conference. Meanwhile, a couple of great questions have emerged over the past week. We travel a bit and we love meeting people, geeking out about learning and making new friends. Our clients believe learning and organizational development are levers for growth.

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HT2 Labs and eThink Education Partner to Bring Next-Generation Learning Software to the Workplace

HT2 Labs

Combining eThink’s high-touch and robust open-source learning platform solutions and HT2 Labs’ innovative, next-generation learning software, this collaboration equips learners with an exceptional professional learning experience. eThink Education provides fully-managed solutions for open-source Moodle and Totara Learning Management Systems (LMS) including cloud hosting, implementation, integration, consultation, and management services.

Our Top 10 Picks to Keep You On Top

Degreed

Harvard Business Review’s, “ Great Businesses Scale Their Learning, Not Just Their Operations ,” by Deloitte’s John Hagel and John Seely-Brown. Most learning strategies are built to share existing knowledge. LeapGen’s “ Digital Learning on the Road to 2020 ” report. LeapGen is a new, forward-thinking HR technology consulting firm who has put together a series of interviews digging into what the world’s most innovative companies are doing when it comes to digital learning.

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Global Insights: The Future of Technology in the Workplace

Leo Learning

LEO Learning recently held a ‘Future of Technology in the Workplace’ event at The Hospital Club, London. The talks centered around one main theme: how learning technology has shaped the workplace as we know it—and how it will continue to evolve.

5 Things To Consider When Shifting To Remote Workplace Learning

eThink Education

The Shift To Remote Workplace Learning. The initial frantic rush to remote work and learning due to COVID-19 may be past us, but the current situation should have your team evaluating how to implement remote workplace experiences in the long term. Your Current Learning Ecosystem.