The Growing Role of Microlearning

CLO Magazine

But the biggest change we’re dealing with is the disintegration of learning content, what one might call the “growing role of microlearning.”. In 2007, Apple introduced the iPhone and essentially killed flash technology with its implementation of iOS.

Ideal Job Roles for Digitals – The Person-Technology Fit

Your Training Edge

The increased usage of tablets (IPad & Samsung Galaxy), smart phones (IPhone, Blackberry) and laptops on the go with the addition of wireless internet everywhere … literally, everywhere, and even the air now has made work easier for the digitals. A recent survey by CareerBuilder informs us that 45% employers now search for candidates on social media websites, compared to 28% in 2008.

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Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

You Tube abounds with short videos on everything from how to use an iPhone app to how to tie your shoelace. Thus, micro-learning can play a crucial role in both formally designed performance support as well as in informal learning, with the latter focusing on user-generated content. What is micro-learning? When and where does it work well? What characteristics define micro-learning?

10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Has Some Learning To Do


It’s unlikely to have escaped your attention over the last week that it’s 10 years since the iPhone was first unveiled. Fast Company: How The iPhone Helped Convince Us We Need The Web All The Time, Every Day . The Link Between The iPhone and Learning Technologies.

Seven 2017 Learning Trends: Novel or Norm?

Bottom-Line Performance

The newest iPhone, for example, has a very worthy video camera. At the start of a new year – or the end of an old one – we love to read about trends. Articles on trends can be fun reads, but do they really help us see the future? Do trends really matter? I’ll let you decide.

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Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

First it was the iPhone, then the iPod touch and finally we have the iPad. After the crash of the dot com era in 2001, entrepreneurs were worried about the next big thing that would be basically the breakthrough technology to support business operations and decision making.

The Rise of the Digitals

Your Training Edge

They are people using GPS technologies like iPads, iPhones, Tablets, Blackberrys, and other smart phones. We are living in an age of technology where electronic devices have become an integral part of anyone’s life.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

You can watch this interactive video (link below) on your desktop PC, iPad and iPhone (may be prompted to install the Smart Player app) and all the interactivity should work just fine. Watch this video and if you have an iPad or an iPhone watch it there too.

Learning Solutions conference day 2 #LS2011

Challenge to Learn

In her presentation she showed two: Steve Jobs presentation on the Iphone launch and Martin Luther Kings ‘I have a dream’ speech. Role of e-Learning professionals will change from creator of content to moderator of content. OK, day 2 of the conference.

Steve Jobs steps down: a homage

Challenge to Learn

And not just in his role as CEO. And he changed my world with his Mac’s, IPod’s, IPhones and IPads. This week Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO of Apple. Due to his illness he is no longer capable to stay on. I don’t have many heroes but he is one.

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Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

It wasn't all that long ago that eLearning content and Help Systems served different roles and different audiences. When the topic is displayed in a web browser, mobile device (iPad, iPhone, etc) or HTML Help, the lesson will play (and remain interactive). by Kevin Siegel.

Where is L&D heading?

E-Learning Provocateur

Whether or not we agree the role of the university is to prepare students for the workplace, I think it’s going that way due to market forces. Having said that, I believe the managers in the organisation have a critical role to play in leading by example.

Using Chatbots in E-learning – Why & How

CommLab India

Famous examples of this application are “Siri”, the virtual assistant in iPhones, and Microsoft’s Cortana. Simulations Here you can use a robust version of a simulation bot where the bot plays a role of a character or guide. Do you know what a chatbot is?

Brandon's App of the Week – Art Authority for iPad

Bottom-Line Performance

This week’s app is “ Art Authority for iPad ”, an amazing virtual museum that will put over 50,000 of the worlds best artistic works at your fingertips on your iPad (a separate app is available for iPhone).

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‘Alexa, How Did I Do Today on Sales Calls?’

CLO Magazine

Big learning data models that would allow for experimentation in the optimized mix of content, context, advice, support and feedback by person, role, location or even worker preference and profiles. And what are the roles for learning and development in this space?

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Soren Kaplan, Leapfrogging to Learning Breakthroughs and Innovation, Opening Keynote at #LSCon

Learning Visions

Rethink your role. The iPhone was 3 years in development (an eternity in technology These are my live blogged notes for the opening keynote at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2014 , happening this week in Orlando, Florida. Forgive me any typos or incoherence. Soren Kaplan, Redefining Innovation: Harness the power of surprise for business breakthroughs. So how do we create breakthrough innovations?

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Top 5 Performance Support Apps for Learning Designers


for both iPhones and Android phones. This app supports only iPhones and iPads and is available on the App Store for $4.99. THE QUOTE: “ Instructional Design is complex and overlaps with many fields.

The Agile Software Vendor (Part 2 – Writing Good User Stories)


A good way to think of (and start writing) a user story is using the below phrase as a template: As a <role/persona>, I want to <action to perform>, so that I can <obtain a benefit> This simple sentence is the basis of any good User Story, and while a statement of this type often seems overly simple – that’s the point! I have an idea for an earth-shaking iPhone app: “Time Shaker.” I have specified: My platform: an iPhone. iPhone screen clears.

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30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Day 20: Plan B

Learning Rebels

She was just hired into her training role, so basically had nothing to work on, nor had any experiences from which to draw. It’s day 20 of our 30 Day Brainstorm Challenge – Plan B. Ever have one of those days? A Murphy’s Law kinda day? Time for Plan B.

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Brandon’s App of the Week – Art Authority for iPad

Bottom-Line Performance

This week’s app is “ Art Authority for iPad ”, an amazing virtual museum that will put over 50,000 of the worlds best artistic works at your fingertips on your iPad (a separate app is available for iPhone). In addition to increasing your personal cultural awareness and art appreciation, the arts have role to play in sparking our creativity and informing our designs.

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Designing the killer experience

Clark Quinn

An article on how Apple’s iPhone was designed caused me to reflect. In the article, he apparently told his iPhone team to start from a premise “to create the first phone that people would fall in love with” I like to think that I was working towards that, but I clearly hadn’t taken ownership of such a comprehensive vision, though we were working towards one in our team.

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Are You Building Skills and Knowledge for the Future?

CLO Magazine

Today, my iPhone is indispensable, but a little over a decade ago, it didn’t exist. One way to stay relevant in your role and to be aware of what skills may be needed in the future is to make sure you stay up to date on all the current ideas and trends.

3D Virtual Worlds are NOT Dead, Dying or Disappearing

Kapp Notes

"Quiet on the set" Role-Playing the experience of being on a talk show. A Spanish company called Virtway which released a virtual world platform for the iPhone and ipad. There are many reasons by I believe that virtual worlds are not dead, dying or disappearing.

Think Multiscreen (vs. iPad-only) when developing an mLearning Strategy

mLearning Revolution

This is where I believe Responsive Web Design will play a big role moving forward. One thing I stress in my mLearning workshops is the fact that having an iPad-only strategy for Learning is not a thorough mLearning Strategy.

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(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Video changes the role of the teacher or trainer/facilitator. January was our #videoleren theme on Twitter with the Ennuonline twitter tips. In this blogpost I do a wrap up of this theme.

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5 Benefits of Implementing a Template Strategy

Learning Dojo

Do you think Apple throws out the design from the last iPhone? You could also get in a better position more management roles. This has been on my mind lately so wanted to articulate my thoughts on how templates benefit any type of production.

Using a Learning Management System Checklist In Classroom-Based Training


The role a Learning Management System should play in managing classroom-based training can be less clear. If you are using a modern responsive Learning Management System, learners can easily access online components from their own devices – an iPad, iPhone, or another mobile device.

18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12

Upside Learning

Learn how you can stay on top of current events, eLearning market stats, the future of education, the evolving role of an Instructional Designer and more. Incorporating what we understand about the role of surprise can help us overcome several common challenges in e-Learning design.

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Course of the Week Highlight: Learn to Lead, Prep for PMP Certification and More!


This 12 hour bundle from VLC Global will ensure you''re confident when taking on a leadership role. The iPad/iPhone friendly video courses demonstrate proper technique for facials, manicures, retouching and more to help you on the path to achieving your cosmetology license.

Economic Times - Impact on Distance Learning

eLearning Cyclops

We're seeing activity in for-profit education companies, and companies geared to distance learning and corporate learning," A new role at many companies is a social media expert, who can help the company communicate with customers and prospects using new channels like Twitter, Facebook, and blogs. If a company is trying to build an app for the iPhone, there aren't a lot of people who have that experience," he says.

Personalization: The Secret Ingredient of eLearning Success


For instance, if you want to train your sales team about the company policies, making your eLearning training content compatible with varied devices (Android, iPhone etc) and OS will ensure easy information access and sharing from a location and device of their choice.

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Weekly

Mobile , Mobile Learning and iPhone. Changes in Design and Instructional Design and our Roles. Tony Karrer posted a list of the trending hot topics in eLearning for 2009, based on stats from his site. Nothing is too surprising, but it’s very helpful how Tony linked to some of the more popular articles and blog posts related to each topic.

3 Ways to Use Adobe Connect

Integrated Learnings

There are two roles Adobe Connect provides for teaming up on lectures and webinars. Learners can participate in webinars from their Android or iPhone device. by Jonathan Shoaf. Adobe Connect is one of the leading virtual classroom products on the market. It has this reputation because it is user friendly, feature rich, reliable, and provides an identical experience for all users on all systems that support Adobe Flash.

Are apps the future of e-learning?

Clive on Learning

By comparison, I find that I hardly ever use the browser on my iPhone, mainly because most sites are unreadable or unusable. Performance support : We've already talked about the delivery of content and the use of tools such as forums, but there's another area where I see apps playing a role, and that's as decision aids.

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How Blended Learning Today Is Different In A Hyperconnected World


The whole thing has been flipped and our role, as L&D and the purveyors of formal learning, has become supplementary. What you’re doing with this approach isn’t ‘new and novel’ and not technology-driven it’s what your people need to achieve better results today and prepare them for future roles. 10 Years Of The iPhone And L&D Still Has Some Learning To Do.

Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14

eLearning 24-7

My only concern with them is what role SAP will play in their future. #11 Also like the ability to capture video via an iPhone or iPad – app is available in iTunes. In an earlier post, I presented the top ten LMSs of 2013-14, but held back on announcing the top 20. Not anymore. Below are my top 20 rankings for 2013-14. Before the Top 20, here are the. Top Three Open Source LMSs of 2013-14. One of these vendors is listed in my top 50.

Why Micro Learning Is the Future of Corporate Training


Regardless of a no-device policy, employees are going to bring their iPhones and tablets to work and use them on breaks and probably on-the-clock as well. What does “micro learning” mean to you? Don’t be intimidated by the term.