The foundations of innovation in L&D

E-Learning Provocateur

There are two sides of the innovation coin in corporate learning & development: technology and pedagogy. The former is rather obvious and is often conflated with the term innovation. Not to introduce innovative ideas, but to make them happen.

E-Learning = Innovation = Science

E-Learning Provocateur

Of course the question might not revolve around mobile learning, but rather gamification, or enterprise social networking, or flipped classrooms, or whatever the hot topic may be. In other words, e-learning is innovation. Beyond innovation, e-learning is science.

The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice

Matrix

The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. Communication and interaction are on an ongoing basis and innovation is in high demand. As I have mentioned before, they mainly seek to innovate.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

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. But the fact is that technology is here to stay.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

Surface solution constraints Uncover any technological constraints, requirements for your solution like certification or. XYZ Fire Association is a network of. Through their network, they identified a. Technology they access on. What existing technologies or.

Learning to Innovate

CLO Magazine

This then expanded] to see if we can help organizations evolve and renew themselves and innovate and create the conditions for people to bring their best selves to work.” “We can really, truly contribute to innovating — and the future of the company.”

Thoughtful Blockchain Regulation without Stifling Innovation

Your Training Edge

In this post I would be discussing the hot debate going on regarding blockchain regulations and the way it can be balanced with innovation. In view of the polarizing debate regarding bitcoin, the regulators must think whether blockchain technology is equivalent to Internet of 25 years ago.

Usability and Networks

Clark Quinn

As I mentioned in an earlier post , I have been using Safari and Google to traverse the networks. My point is that I’ve been leveraging the benefits of networks for a bloody long time. Innovation flourishes when there are open standards. Network effects are true for people and for data. The alternative, where providers will be able to throttle or even bar certain types of data will stifle innovation. design technology

MOOC Network

Moodle Journal

? Following on from my experience of Mooc''s that I blogged on recently, I was more than pleased to discover that the college had been approach to join the QAA MOOC Network and even better that I was invited to be our representative, needless to say an offer that I agreed to with enthusiasm. Policy Brief Published by the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education The Maturing of the MOOC.

Innovation Showcase

Moodle Journal

Our Technology School are exhibiting at the Excel Conference Center WorldSkills London 2011 05 from Oct 2011 to 08 Oct 2011, so for that alone, I would certainly recommend getting along for a visit in this coming week, I should be there myself on Friday, and really looking forward to it.

Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events

Jane Hart

This workshop looks at how to organise 4 different types of learning and networking events that use experiential, participative, collaborative and technology-supported approaches. Week 2: Innovation Workshops and Ideation Challenges. Week 3: Networking Events.

Networks in Rural India

Upside Learning

Another factor that’s accelerating development is better communication networks - third generation wireless networks that provide unfettered broadband internet access and wire-line broadband DSL access through local exchanges. On the other, telecom companies are finding increasing volumes both in terms of subscriber numbers and network usage in rural India and they are quite wisely shifting their attention to this huge and growing market.

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.

A Network of Experts: From Content Curation to Insight Curation

CLO Magazine

In most organizations, performance measurement still focuses on celebrating the “lone wolf” individuals who they count on to find just the right data to inform great innovation and accomplishment. A shift in organization structure to a network of experts is only part of the equation.

Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events

Jane Hart

This workshop looks at how to organise 4 different types of learning and networking events that use experiential, participative, collaborative and technology-supported approaches. Week 2: Innovation Workshops and Ideation Challenges. Week 3: Networking Events.

Learning’s Role in Innovation

CLO Magazine

Organizations are facing increasing disruptions, more information is available, and new technologies are making it easier and faster to compete. Going forward, optimal execution is only the cost of entry and continual innovation will be the only sustainable differentiator.

Responsive Learning: An Innovative Approach To Organizational Success

G-Cube

Most of the organizations adapt technology-oriented learning, allowing learners to design, store and impart effective ideas. Innovative content design. Employees who travel a lot for business purposes leverage the benefits of mobile technology and learn at their own pace.

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

One major change that MOOCs have greatly contributed to is the gaining recognition of learning as a primarily social activity, where the networks created are just as important (if not more important) as the content learned. Because of this, education is moving from a model of knowledge transfer to a model of learning network development. A personal learning network (PLN) is a network of resources including people (subject matter experts, coworkers, friends, mentors, etc.)

Educational Reform, Flipping the Classroom and Innovation

Kapp Notes

Because we want innovative thinkers who can develop new ideas and new concepts. We want innovation. But given the problems with the educational system and even some solutions, how do we put things together to create innovation?

The Innovation Award

CLO Magazine

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. Its touch-enabled products are vital to today’s technological devices.

The Innovation Award

CLO Magazine

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. Chris Bartlett, Director of Learning Resources, FMC Technologies .

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

The latter talks about the impact that the changing nature of technology is having on us. As technological capability increases, the cloud becomes pervasive, and the power of social and mobile become progressively evident, these will transform the way we function.

Social networking & the workplace

eFront

What most do not realize is that “some 70% of the extra profit to be made through social technologies has nothing to do with marketing. It’s in areas of the company such as knowledge management, innovation, communication, and better integration with the supply chain.”

Presidential Thoughts on Innovation and Technology

Kapp Notes

Gordon Synder of Gordon's Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Blog has a great post titled Obama on Technology and Innovation where Gordon summarizes Obama's policy. Develop a skilled work force - America Must Educate Its Workforce For The Innovation Age.

Two innovations that have changed learning forever

Learning with e's

Earlier today in an interview for Sponge UK , I was asked the question: During your career in educational technology, what single innovation do you consider the most important? During that time I have seen a great number of innovations.

This Week on #TalkTech: Apple Slows Innovation, PKM Not a Technology, and Digital Natives

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 1: The iPhone boasts improved specs and a larger screen size — but is it still an innovative product? The new smartphone (finally) has access to 4G LTE networks and has a thinner, taller screen. The best technology for enabling PKM is the Internet.

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Technology-Enabled Learning: What Will 2015 Bring?

Your Training Edge

So, what will 2015 look like for corporate training and technology-enabled learning? This is going to be a big year for technology-enabled learning. Here are my seven predictions for workforce education and learning technologies in 2015. Training will become more networked.

Why Technology Is Critical To Innovation In the Workplace

Everwise

Thanks to the speed and innovation of the startup economy, new ideas are coming to life in product form literally every single day. On a macro level, large shifts in technology will dramatically change the way we work and forever alter how we approach the completion of everyday tasks.

The Role of Technology in the Workplace

Kitaboo

As we continue into the 21st century, it seems like there are new technological advances on a daily basis, and those advances are beginning to embed themselves into the workplace. Technology in the Workplace is truly changing the way we work — we are no longer chained to our desks, but rather always have a laptop, a tablet or a smartphone in hand. In addition, when new technology is brought in, there is a learning process that can lead to a loss in productivity.

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New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

As more institutions have experimented with them, and more research has been done about how to improve online learning, new pedagogical approaches and technologies have come on the scene. For a review of basic technology-enabled learning tools used in MOOCs, see here and here.).

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 4

Upside Learning

Social Networking: The Future. Where is social networking headed next? Find ten of the most innovative ideas to have sprung up around the subject of education recently. 50 Best Education Technology Blogs You Aren’t Reading Yet.

Technology Adoption by Instructors to Impart Learning: Factors and Utilizations

G-Cube

As we move rapidly into the technology age, awareness is growing that many of the developing technologies may benefit teaching and learning – including mobile devices, internet and social media.

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Leveraging Technology To Reshape The Face Of Learning

G-Cube

The use of latest technology is exponentially increasing with time. With digitization, most of the organizations from different industry domains bring about a disruption of current business models through advanced technology. When an innovative culture is missing.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

We are moving, albeit in fits and starts, from traditional learning environments, where curriculum are essentially assigned to learners, to more collaborative and innovative environments where learners can self-direct their learning and participate in communities of passion.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Networking comes naturally for some people, but not-so-much for others. Why is networking so important anyway? From a personal perspective, networking builds new relationships through which you can share information, answer questions, and make new connections.