Reinventing learning spaces

Learning with 'e's

Phone charging station at Stratford Shopping Centre, London I have written extensively about education spaces, architectures for learning , and personal learning environments. I elaborated on these ideas in my recent book Learning with ''e''s like this: If the design of a space is wrong, learning can be constrained or even stifled. Teachers should be the architects of learning spaces (Wheeler, 2015, p 102).

Creative learning spaces

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For me, one of the highlights of the Estonian Elearning Conference in Tallinn was listening to Stephen Harris , principal of the Sydney Centre for Innovations in Learning. SCIL is an Australian secondary school that practices teaching and learning within open spaces, where student autonomy and personalisation of learning are top priorities. The Cave: This is a personal learning space where students can be on their own.

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More fabulous learning spaces

Learning with 'e's

The space in which a child learns is important. If a school gets it wrong, learning can be constrained or even completely stifled. It didn't lead to very good learning outcomes. It's often the simple things that improve the learning environment, and as Stephen Heppell says, better school toilets = better results. Last year I wrote about some fabulous learning spaces I had seen while visiting schools in New Zealand.

LEARNNOVATORS WINS ‘INNOVATION IN LEARNING SERVICES’ AWARD FROM GLOBAL T&D CONGRESS

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Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, has won the ‘Training & Development Leadership Awards’ under the ‘Innovation in Learning Services’ category from Global T&D Congress. MPSS is a mobile app-based performance support system that uses micro-learning videos and searchable text. At the same time, it made use of new, novel technologies to draw learners in and keep them engaged. Chennai (India).

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

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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’.

The Innovation Award

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For learning executives who have marshaled resources and applied innovative practices, processes and/or technologies in a new and groundbreaking way to address a significant business or organizational opportunity. As global IT service leader Tata Consultancy Services continues to grow around the world, its leaders recognized that global scale highlights the importance of moving away from physical learning spaces to digital learning.

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. Not many organizations truly have a learning strategy.

Innovation in eLearning | Upside Learning

Upside Learning

Workplace Learning is changing! A couple of months back I shared my thoughts on an interesting question relating to the ‘future of workplace learning’ at Learning Circuits Blog. The learning domain is undergoing change like never before; Social Media, Informal Learning , Communities, Virtual Worlds, Mobile Learning, Learning Games , Augmented Reality , and much else. Sensing patterns and helping to develop emergent work and learning practices.

Innovation in eLearning | Upside Learning

Upside Learning

Workplace Learning is changing! A couple of months back I shared my thoughts on an interesting question relating to the ‘future of workplace learning’ at Learning Circuits Blog. The learning domain is undergoing change like never before; Social Media, Informal Learning , Communities, Virtual Worlds, Mobile Learning, Learning Games , Augmented Reality , and much else. Sensing patterns and helping to develop emergent work and learning practices.

A Pragmatist’s Guide to Innovation, Part 1

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Innovation is good, right? Innovation is good. So if innovation is so good, why are there so few really good practical examples of innovation? An innovation that’s been getting a lot of attention lately is Amazon’s first Amazon Go store in Seattle, where customers can take what they want and walk out of the store, and the Amazon app will automatically charge them. It’s a pretty interesting innovation, but it also has years of research of piles of cash behind it.

How do schools innovate?

Learning with 'e's

A recent list of 13 innovative schools is interesting because it is so diverse. Clearly innovation and creativity is not one dimensional. Some of the schools on the list are considered innovative because of the way they use their learning spaces, whilst others are vaunted because of their progressive pedagogical approaches. What makes an innovative school? Finally, the design of the learning spaces is creative.

LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WEBINAR SERIES ON “GAMIFICATION”

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, recently conducted a webinar series on “Gamification” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. Learnnovators , headquartered in Chennai (India), is a multiple-award winning organization that specializes in the design and development of innovative and effective learning solutions for the workplace. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere.

LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WORKSHOP ON “GAMIFICATION”

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, conducted a workshop on “Gamification” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. Learnnovators , headquartered in Chennai (India), is a multiple-award winning organization that specializes in the design and development of innovative and effective learning solutions for the workplace. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere. Chennai (India).

LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS SUCCESS STORY AT FOCUSON LEARNING 2016

Learnnovators

Srividya Kumar, Co-founder of Learnnovators, took the stage at FocusOn Learning 2016, and presented a case study session to attendees. About FocusOn Learning 2016. FocusOn Learning is a leading event in North America focused on three key areas of the learning business – mobile, video, and performance support. We have also crafted several just-in-time, micro-learning modules and performance-support solutions for our clients. Chennai (India).

LEARNNOVATORS PARTNERS CII TO CONDUCT WORKSHOP ON “E-LEARNING STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATION”

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative e-learning solutions, conducted a workshop on “E-Learning Strategy and Implementation” in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. The workshop, conducted on 29th January 2016, sought to inculcate the right way of thinking and approaching a learning project, starting from setting goals, right up to evaluating the results of the learning program. Chennai (India).

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

“Disruptors are innovators, but not all innovators are disruptors — in the same way that a square is a rectangle but not all rectangles are squares. 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. RESPONSIVE E-LEARNING DESIGN.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger. 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.” A cheaper technology is not the same as a business revolution.”

Is Technology Good or Bad for Learning

Your Training Edge

Technology in education is one of the much-debated topics of modern times. Be it devices enhancing learning outcomes or the cons of increased screen times for children, it seems like everyone has got something to say on the matter. Education and technology: the upsides.

Sponge UK introduces Axonify to Learning Technologies 2017

Sponge UK

NEWS: Sponge UK will be demonstrating Axonify, the world’s first Employee Knowledge Platform for the first time at Europe’s largest L&D event, Learning Technologies 2017 at London Olympia from February 1 to 2. The platform uses a combination of proven memory-building techniques, bite-sized learning sessions, adaptive training algorithms, gamified elements, and knowledge-on-demand to provide employees with all the information they need to be successful.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

In the webinar, I brought up how LMS vendors were themselves perpetuating the myth of the bad things of social media (which is a necessary component of social learning), so, rather than identify the facts and data to potential clients who are concerned about social media and thus social learning, they instead do not include it in their system. Majority of employees access a LMS or Learning Portal out of the workplace. Social Learning. Mobile Learning.

TOP 11 DISRUPTIVE E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES FOR 2013

Learnnovators

Disruptors are innovators, but not all innovators are disruptors — in the same way that a square is a rectangle but not all rectangles are squares. ” ~ Forbes Magazine. 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. RESPONSIVE E-LEARNING DESIGN.

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

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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).

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

And below the fold, the long version, broken into the five stages popularized by Gartner: Innovation Trigger. 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.” A cheaper technology is not the same as a business revolution.”

Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

eLearning 24-7

Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. The Big Dogs – which in this case, deals more with market share, for the most part continued to push forward, yet from an innovation standpoint, uh, solid, but not outstanding. 2010 E-Learning 24/7 Awards (No official icon logo handed out to winners, rather just a “WHOO-HOO&# – uh, you can make that sound to yourself.thank you). Innovators of the Year.

How can we overcome tech paralysis?

CLO Magazine

Coined by Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, the concept refers to how technologies such as artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles and the “internet of things” are merging with the physical lives of humans, “blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres.”. With so much technological transformation happening around us, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed — both as individuals and within organizations.

What the Most Successful CLOs Know About Technology

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Technology is transforming almost every aspect of our lives, from how we get groceries, to how we get around our cities, to how we get answers to everyday questions. According to 2016 Degreed research , almost 85% of workers said they learn weekly by searching online, and nearly 70% learn from peers or by reading articles and blogs. When this mindset is applied to the learning functions in our companies, it stunts the growth of both employees and the organization.

Learning precincts

Learning with 'e's

The notion of learning spaces is gaining traction across all sectors of education. Learning spaces are not only used to describe places we can learn, but can also be representative of the human mind. The only difference other than scale, is that physical learning spaces have their limits, whilst no-one has yet been able to define the boundaries of the human mind and its capabilities. There have been many other metaphors used to depict learning.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

In the webinar, I brought up how LMS vendors were themselves perpetuating the myth of the bad things of social media (which is a necessary component of social learning), so, rather than identify the facts and data to potential clients who are concerned about social media and thus social learning, they instead do not include it in their system. Majority of employees access a LMS or Learning Portal out of the workplace. Social Learning. Mobile Learning.

Will Learning Adopt the Linux Model for Development in the Future?

Upside Learning

It was very interesting to draw parallels between some of what he says and learning. Will Moodle evolve into this system or will another ecosystem similar to the Linux model emerge in the learning space? I look to it positively, either way it’ll make learning easier and better focused. Related posts: Boomers Adopt Consumer Technology 20x Faster! The Future of Workplace Learning Future of Learning Business – Focus of Our Innovation Team.

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!

Teacher voices

Learning with 'e's

To me, my former students - now qualified teachers - are extraordinary, because they have entered the volatile and ever changing teaching profession as visionaries - people who want to make a significant difference in children's lives, inspiring them to learn and reach further. They achieve this through innovative pedagogies, creating great learning spaces and with a liberal dose of technology. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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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.

eXSpace exploration

Learning with 'e's

In this follow-on from one of my previous posts entitled Going to the wall , I'm going to highlight some of the features we plan to incorporate into our new experimental learning space (eXSpace) at Plymouth Institute of Education. I mentioned that among the many 'sand box' tools and technologies in the space will be a number of touch surfaces. Simply being exposed to the use of new technologies may promote some innovative thinking about alternative pedagogies.

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Trucking — a Future Domain for Learning

CLO Magazine

Few industries are expected to suffer as large a drop in employment opportunity as American over-the-road truckers, as self-driving technology is forecast to displace tens of thousands. But let’s look at the challenge from a truly innovative perspective. Given this future, what if we thought of the truck cab not only as a driver space, but as a learning space? The definition of innovation is “a new idea or method.”

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The survival of higher education (1): Changing roles

Learning with 'e's

A Tale of Two Keynotes We live in tumultuous times where change is constant and disruptive and where technologies are increasingly pervasive throughout society. Such change and disruption has been in the background of my thinking about learning technology for the past decade. In May 2000, I was invited to present two keynote speeches about the role technology would play in the future of higher education. Online Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

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Evolving from Social Learning to Workforce-Centric Learning

CLO Magazine

Do you ever find yourself not only explaining what social learning is but also justifying why it needs to be part of your larger learning strategy? Do you find yourself interchangeably using the terms “social learning,” “learning 2.0” and “informal learning” — knowing that they are not all the same? Does the term “social learning” need to be evolved to move beyond the perception that it is a license for employees to play rather than a genuine way of learning?

MOOCs Are Too Uncontrollable – People Could Do Anything!

Your Training Edge

Read the previous article: MOOCs Aren’t Interactive, So There’s No Real Learning Taking Place. I understand the benefits of digital learning environments, but the problem remains that MOOCs are not very well controlled. They are usually run on password-protected intranets or closed learning management systems, so they are open only to approved learners and discussions take place within the system, not on public platforms. Integrating learning into everyday activities.

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