Gamification in E-Learning – Are you really learning?

eLearning 24-7

If you have been calculating the points while viewing the stats you would have seen: Gamification market will reach 2.8 53% believe that by 2020, gamification will be wide spread (Pew Research Center, based on those surveyed). You also have probably read (not sure if you received any points) that gamification is the next big thing in e-learning. . Gamification – What some say it is – isn’t what others claim it is. Incentive Points = Learning.

Top 10 LMS websites

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A learning management system (LMS) is a software application that handles all aspects of the learning process, including the housing, delivery, and tracking of company training content. Lessonly is an LMS website designed to help teams learn, practice, and work better.

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Microlearning, Engagement, Gamification, and the Elearning Success Summit with Stephen Ladek from LMSPulse

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In this LMScast we dive into microlearning, engagement, gamification, and the eLearning success summit with Stephen Ladek from LMSPulse. Stephen’s audience is really growing with K-12 audiences tapping more into what possibilities there are with online learning. This is learning.

LMS Potluck

eLearning 24-7

The blog will remain E-Learning 24/7 as will my Linkedin group. . Best Gamification Systems (The Top Two as we speak, err as I write – July 27). I read a report a few weeks back which forecast high sales in Gamification in the next few years. What many people failed to realize is that they were referring to companies, such as Badgeville, which are outside of the e-learning space. Could you tie a gamification platform such as Badgeville to your LMS?

State of the Authoring Tool Industry

eLearning 24-7

When looking at the state of the authoring tool space, two words come to mind. Bewildered on what is happening, why what is needed isn’t appearing as it should, and how is it possible that something so obvious based on where e-learning is heading, mobile is pushing and future tech is inspiring is lost among so many vendors? For those who are e-learning developers, instructional designers (with the background to back it) or instructional technologists, I feel your pain.

ET and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Emerging technology that has I believe the potential to do wonders in the e-learning space. E-Learning and Emerging Technology. While you can easily put a lot of things in here, I am going to talk about four emerging technologies I see as real powerhouses in the possibilities and capabilities in e-learning. But – you say – what about learning/education and training? Kinect + Kinect = Immersion E-Learning. Benefit for E-Learning.

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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 also worked with vendors to license and list their apps for all our staff. Learn from them.

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. ” ?

Year End Musings, Reflections, Predictions and Thoughts: Part One

Kapp Notes

Not sure if its the general state of the economy or the state of most e-learning courses or even the state of too-fast, too-much-to-do organizations but I’ve heard from many people that employees just don’t seem engaged or enthusiastic about work. I find this in the e-learning I review, it tends to be page turning boring stuff which is dis-engaged from the learning process. We tend to decontextualize learning. Gamification .

Peeling Back the Layers

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. Imagine adding “layers” of new learning content, context and interaction to your LMS — without a major upgrade or expensive integration. Elliott Masie is chair of The MASIE Center’s Learning CONSORTIUM, CEO of The MASIE Center, and host of Learning 2018.

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

mLevel

In fact, Forbes cited 2015 as the year gamification went mainstream. 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. Recently, I expressed disappointment in one of my vendors with a fellow board member. The board member asked me to walk in the shoes of the vendor.

Cloud-Based vs. Open Source Training Management System – Pros and Cons

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

The Evolution of Learning Management Systems. Learning Management Systems (LMS) have been around for nearly a century and have evolved greatly. Nowadays Learning Management Systems are much more advanced. It should also allow for unlimited amounts of engaging and fun learning.

The LMS implementation checklist that works (& how to do it yourself)

Docebo

Identify and define your learning objectives and goals. Ensure you have quality e-learning content. Identify and define your learning objectives and goals. If you don’t have stakeholder buy-in, it can cost you the ROI of your learning platform and result in low adoption.

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The LMS implementation checklist that works (& how to do it yourself)

Docebo

Identify and define your learning objectives and goals. Ensure you have quality e-learning content. Identify and define your learning objectives and goals. If you don’t have stakeholder buy-in, it can cost you the ROI of your learning platform and result in low adoption.

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Today’s enterprise learning strategies require smart solutions that go beyond the capabilities of traditional tools. A Learning Platform empowers L&D departments to drive business growth through their efforts, and a key pillar of this solution is the Learning Management System (LMS). To understand how a Learning Platform will help improve enterprise learning objectives, you must first grasp what an LMS is, why it’s an essential tool, and how to get the most out of it.

Reader Mail (Support, Rankings, etc.)

eLearning 24-7

Before diving into our semi-annual, readers question and answer, I’d like to talk about a subject near and dear to me – acquisitions. In the past few months, many of you probably have noticed a slight uptick in to the number of vendors who have been acquired either by another vendor in the market, or outside of the e-learning space or even a Private Equity firm. From my experience, vendors do have some options. Learn Amp. E-Learning 24/7.

Executive Roundtable – Learning Systems Execs Q/A

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Featuring top executives from a variety of learning systems. Example: Phil: T he Learning System Executives Roundtable. Or is it the responsibility of the client to buy a 3 rd party solution/tool to integrate into a learning system? I think it can be learned over time.

Trials – Learning Systems

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The e-Learning industry as a whole are fans of trials, well, uh, most of the industry that is. Other e-learning tools? But the behemoth, the big elephant in the room, learning systems are not fans of trials. In the early 2000’s right up to about 2012, trials were common in the learning system market. Not every vendor offered them, but more than enough did and consumers liked that. The vendor then followed up with you, because they had your e-mail address.

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?

Four LMS Trends whose hype isn’t meeting reality

eLearning 24-7

Gamification points. What LMS vendors are not doing is incorporating products that people can win with all those wonderful points. . I give a huge Kudos to Blue Volt, who was the first vendor to have the points called $BlueBucks tied to this gift card company – that the customers could buy to give to their top leaders. . For most vendors it is going through the web browser. A couple of vendors pitch on/offline players which can only be used with a laptop.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is not because people in online learning are not interested in new technologies; it’s because we’re not a high-revenue industry compared to giant industries like consumer goods.” This kind of machine learning is used in applications like Google’s speech recognition and translation software. They might even apply what they learn from them in their practice.

Who really wins?

eLearning 24-7

We learn it whenever we play or involved with athletics. We learn it in business, especially sales. We learn it with today’s gamification – I mean there is only one person at the top, the rest are beneath them. . I mention this, because in the e-learning world, there are winners and losers, albeit we do not call the vendors who lose out to a deal with a customer or an opportunity, losers. Vendor is in the house. As the vendor.

Safety and Compliance Training: Should it Be a Game?

Knowledge Guru

This is when learning and development has a mission beyond merely doing the bare minimum and satisfying requirements. A learning solution that teaches proper safety procedures can save lives. Gamified learning solutions such as “Avoid the BBPs” (Roche Diagnostics) and “Slips, Trips and Falls” (Regis Corporation) have won industry awards for their innovative approaches. Working with a vendor to create pieces like this is not always the right solution.

Latest Positive Trends In E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

LMS Space is exploding – in a good way. Over 1,300 vendors in the industry (inc. all subsets of the LMS space). Significant increase in the number of VCs and Private Equity firms seeking out LMS vendors to invest in and/or acquire. Seeing a plus rate of folks switching from one vendor to another (plus means above average – beyond normal). Vendors boosting in total sales as a whole. Deep Learning is on a roll. . Video, Micro-Learning.

What Is Learning Management System, Its Features, And Advantages Of Using LMS

Pinlearn

Learning management systems are an important part of the eLearning platform and the development process, especially if you have a large audience base and plenty of courses to deliver. . Learning Management System Benefits. Centralized Learning. Gamification Features.

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Finally! No MORE LMS Secrets

eLearning 24-7

Nope, there will always be secrets to this space, not because if it an industry built on the likes of secret societies or the Illuminati or created by individuals who were X-Spy this or that. If you have been in the e-learning space for at least three months, you will probably have realized that it is an industry whereas what one word or term means in X, means something different in Y. E-Learning – It is an umbrella term. Vendors get it. Finally.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As I wrote last year, “Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. This is not because people in online learning are not interested in new technologies; it’s because we’re not a high-revenue industry compared to giant industries like consumer goods.” This kind of machine learning is used in applications like Google’s speech recognition and translation software. They might even apply what they learn from them in their practice.

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

NEWS: eLearning Will Be The Industry For Learning By 2020 Says Weiss

Unicorn Training

Meanwhile most major authoring tool vendors will keep moving towards Apps.He There are 580+ systems in the LMS space but only.0025% consolidation in the past year.Gaming and gamification are also two different concepts, he argued, and while gamification exploded in 2013, it is actually the principles of gaming, with tangible reward and incentive, that need to be aligned more closely to learning experiences.Craig said: “Face to face learning methodology has been the same for 400 years.

Five LMS Lists

eLearning 24-7

Whether it is a list of the top food that make you ill or the top 1o of worst flops in learning history, people love to read them. This is especially true when it comes to e-learning. Let’s put together a series of e-learning lists that will surpass any other list out there. Five buzz words in the space – Read them now, before they sting you later (get it. Five Misnomers in the e-learning space. Learning Platforms. E-Learning 24/7.

Types of Learning Systems

eLearning 24-7

There is no better place to see this then our fine world of e-learning, which was devised to be an umbrella term for everything that is well, online learning. An LMS thus is under e-learning. e-learning. e-learning. Nowadays though, vendors have changed the message to mean e-learning as in e-learning courses and not an umbrella term. . On the learning system side, I see it all too well. Micro-learning platforms? Learn Amp.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

mLearning Trends

Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012. As in the past, this year’s list includes predictions across a gamut of new technologies, consumer/buyer trends plus a few anticipated seismic shifts in the world of business that should collectively reshape the landscape for the adoption and accelerated growth of mobile learning for businesses. Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream.

LIVE BLOG - Craig Weiss 'eLearning 2020' Seminar

Unicorn Training

Breakout discussions Round Up: LMS Personalisation of learning experience - ties in with chunking nicely. Relevance of gamification for adults Offline access LMS has meant eLearning management system traditionally - now to manage all learning across organisation. For more information see notes from Breakout 1 below Mobile learning : Myths and Reality People are still dabbling. Learning towards cross-platform app - all about Android / Apple and some IE8.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Learning Analytics 6. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

As 2012 draws to a close, its time to evaluate how in focus my lens on the future of enterprise mobile learning proved to be this past year and how many of my year ago predictions hit their targets. Prediction #1 - Mobile Learning Goes Mainstream. and will simply state “we need to offer learning to our workers via their omnipresent mobiles!” There will be more types of devices and ways to connect with our mobile learning world in 2012. And learning vendors (e.g.,

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. One year ago today, I offered nine predictions running the gamut of hardware, software, industry players and general market movements based on trends we were experiencing in the commercial mobile learning marketplace; here’s my analysis of where these predictions landed twelve months later. a.k.a. How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions?

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’.

Findanlms.com and Trend Lines

eLearning 24-7

As noted you can schedule demos, send RFPs/use cases to vendors in the system (those who have prem accounts). You can contact vendors directly thru FindAnLMS – watch videos, download/read case studies, whitepapers and much more. We will be constantly adding vendors. Okay, so you are starting to explore looking for a learning system. Talent LMS (Top 50), LMS365 (Top50), Tesello (Top20), GeoTalent, Roundtable Learning, webanywhere (sells Totara Learn).

#29 to #11 Learning Systems for 2019

eLearning 24-7

As a survivor of the dot.com days, I have noted that we in the e-learning space are for all the sense of the approach back in the dot.com days from a mentality perspective. On the e-learning front, who can forget the darling Grovo and its 73M plus of funds from equity firms and alike? I know of vendors whose burn rates are well, bad, but who are seen by folks as darlings. 26 Kalllidus Learn – LMS, strong in the supermarket space. #25

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Understanding the Tools of the Social Learning Landscape - Free as in Freedom , November 2, 2010I am with Mark Oelhert this morning in his all day workshop about the tools of the Social Learning Landscape. Are apps the future of e-learning? Principles for Effectively Designing a 3D Learning Environment. few concepts have longevity such as “how effective is technology enhanced learning when contrasted with traditional classrooms?&#. Mobile Learning.