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. The technology defined. This technology excited us the most.

Four Emerging Technologies that L&D Leaders Need to Consider

Bottom-Line Performance

I attended the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show two weeks ago with an eye to seeing what technologies have potential application within the L&D industry. Keep in mind as you review this list that I am fully aware of how L&D is is notoriously slow to adopt new technologies.

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New and emerging technologies

Learning with e's

The video below is the result of that interview, in which I answer questions such as: what emerging technology trends have the greatest potential for learning? What tips you you have for people wanting to invest in emerging technology?

6 Emerging Technologies in Education

LearnDash

It certainly is an exciting time to be involved with learning and technology. Because of the great advances we are making in educational technology, new doors of opportunity are opening in classrooms.

2017: The Year of Blended Learning, Emerging EdTech, & Modern Design

InSync Training

Learning technologies (EdTech), communities of practice, lifelong learning, and the myriad other great concepts we’ve been hearing about for the last two decades. Welcome to 2017, the year when it all comes together.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning in the Networked World

ID Reflections

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. But the fact is that technology is here to stay. This is my area of passion.

Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016

Your Training Edge

If there is something quite certain about the future, it’s the emerging eLearning. In eLearning, the learners would be able to have an access to augmented environments through QR codes or mobile technologies such as Google Glass or Apple Watch.

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Emerging Roles Of The Learning Designer

The eLearning Coach

We find ourselves in a convergence of technological, cultural and workplace transformations—a perfect storm. Speed and Quantity There are two very obvious changes […] Post from: The eLearning Coach Emerging Roles Of The Learning Designer.

What Digital eLearning Trends will Emerge at the Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase 2014?

Web Courseworks

If you are an eLearning manager seeking a great opportunity to network with industry professionals, discuss the latest eLearning trends and best practices, and learn new approaches and techniques from experts, I strongly encourage you to make plans to attend the 2014 Chicago eLearning & Technology Showcase. I’m excited to see what new tech trends might emerge from this process and rise to the top of the industry.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

ID Reflections

In this post, I am going to explore six key requirements necessary from an organizational and leadership standpoints to make collaborative and emergent learning work. But first, What is emergent learning? Emergent Learning is a condition and an outcome of organizational culture, strategy and purpose. When fully realized and supported, emergent learning provides autonomy, mastery and purpose to learners and agility, adaptability and resilience to organizations.

The Top Six Things Organizations Must Do to Enable Emergent Learning

Learnnovators

In this post, I am going to explore six key requirements necessary from an organizational and leadership standpoints to make collaborative and emergent learning work. But first, WHAT IS EMERGENT LEARNING? Emergent learning is a key outcome of employee engagement.

Technology Evaluation Checklist for Learning Professionals (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

We hear about a new smartphone, new app, new technology every single day. With so many new technologies on the market, how do you sort through the irrelevant and the junk? We needed away to objectively evaluate technologies and separate the good from the bad.

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

A lot of these changes were brought about by the evolution of technology, but there’s also been a substantial change in the nature of jobs and, more recently, the changing nature of work itself.

Is it time to replace SCORM? A Look at Emerging Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Is it finally time for SCORM, the specification superstar of the noughties, to move over for modern learning technology? SCORM solved this headache by providing a standard software specification that worked across all learning technology. Fails to Meet Modern Technological Expectations.

Future technologies: What lies ahead

Learning with e's

In January I presented a session on 'What's hot and what's not in learning and development' for Learning Technologies in London. LT17UK AI Brian Solis development education future Gerd Leonhard gestural interfaces learning mobile Ray Kurzweil Rudy de Waele Technology Trends

The Landscape of Learning Technologies in 2016

Lambda Solutions

The Brandon Hall Group issued a study on the Learning Technology landscape of 2016. The report revealed that technology is becoming the top learning and development priority this year, with 48% of survey respondents naming it as #1 on their list.

What we think about technology

Learning with e's

In conversations with my own student educators recently, something else emerged. I asked them whether this was a true representation of their perceptions of using technology. This is a revealing narrative about how teachers and students view their use technology.

Learning Trends, Technologies, and Opportunities – New White Paper by Sharon Boller

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller , President of Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper: “Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities.” In section two, “Emerging Trends and Technologies,” Sharon shares the 7 learning trends that will grow in 2013 and beyond: 1.

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Technology can get obsolete but learning cannot

Origin Learning

Sony, Samsung, Dell, and Intel are some leading global brands that are recognized as trend-setters when it comes to the world of technology and consumer electronics. Intel says it is technology that will act as a catalyst for new-age creativity. Use of smart and relevant technologies.

Emerging Technology for Learning

OpenSesame

This week, OpenSesame’s Josh Blank and ej4’s Dan Cooper gave a presentation at the Enterprise Learning Conference and Expo on the applications of exciting new technologies for learning: video, games, mobile, and social.

Wearable Technology For Learning

Origin Learning

If you are thinking that mobile devices are the most happening technological advancements that are bridging gaps and proliferating growth, think again. Wearable devices with their compact sizes and advanced learning capabilities are taking over the world of technology by a storm.

Future technologies now

Learning with e's

HTC Vive in action - Photo by Steve Wheeler At the JISC Connect More event held in Cheltenham recently, a number of futuristic technologies were on display for delegates to experience. The technology has plenty of potential to be used across the curriculum, and not solely in creative arts.

The first technology

Learning with e's

I have been working in the field of learning technologies for almost 40 years. In fact my specialism never ceases to amaze me, because there is always something new to learn, some new technology, app or software tool that is emerging, or some new theory or model that is being proposed.

L&D Talk: Gartners Emerging Tech Hype Curve, LMS Platforms, The Changing L&D Industry

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

L&D Talk is presented by Litmos.com - Get your FREE trial at litmos.com/trial - Today our panel discussion centered around the new Gartner Hype Cycle For Emerging Technologies report.

The Race between Learning and Technology

Your Training Edge

Well, this post is going to be quite significant since it discusses an ever popular buzz comparing the learning with technology. The effectiveness got increased after the introduction of mobile technology and smart devices.

Wearable Computing Technology In Learning

Upside Learning

We’ve been tracking the growth of wearable computing devices and associated technology as they are likely to have interesting implications for learning technology. I think there are three reasons we shouldn’t ignore wearable technology for learning-.

I Believe in the Many Emerging Roles for Learning and Development Professionals

Tom Spiglanin

That compelling reason is technology, specifically the Internet, facile access to it, and the pace at which it continues to grow. As employees became more adept with technology, training moved into the computer itself and elearning was born.

How Technology Solutions Made Learning Process Easy

Origin Learning

It is as if the technology wave that we are witnessing is what is determining the learning path. Technology is used to convey reality through the virtual medium and simulated environments. What you think and what you learn matters!

How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning

Origin Learning

Technology acts funny at times. On the other hand, cutting edge graphics and 3D technology make it possible to create life like, real environments! A few applications of AR emerge: Visual recognition of real life objects or print patterns.

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 disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY.

Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

The diagram below by Dion Hinchcliffe is a succinct illustration of how digital technology has been and will continue to play a key role in bringing about this change. With digital technology growing exponentially, the speed of change is going to be faster than any we have encountered before.

Creating Successful Online Courses with Emerging Technologies

DigitalChalk eLearning

The e-learning industry has been booming for the last 15 years and it continues to grow in popularity and with technological advances. I have been teaching in the online classroom for the last 15 years and have been able to see the very beginning of e-learning as well as the most current e-learning technologies. Virtual classroom technology is the new paradigm shift in education. Emerging technology is offering a shift in what we can do in e-learning.

Emergent & Semantic Learning

Clark Quinn

I was thinking about was how to distinguish between emergent opportunities for driving learning experiences, and semantic ones. This way we can advance our learning more quickly using our own hypotheses, while we look for emergent information as well.