ProtoMedia/Kaplan EduNeering Big Virtual World Announcement

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Million in Series B Financing Led by Kaplan Ventures. Kaplan EduNeering concurrently forms strategic reseller partnership with ProtonMedia. million Series B venture financing led by Kaplan Ventures. ProtonMedia will use the funds to extend its leadership position within life sciences by further integrating its ProtoSphere virtual collaboration environment with ComplianceWire®, Kaplan EduNeering’s validated cloud-based learning management system.

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UL Acquires EduNeering from Kaplan

Kapp Notes

– April 9, 2012 – UL, a world leader in advancing safety , has acquired EduNeering , the leading provider of compliance and training solutions for the life and health sciences sector, from Kaplan Inc., Since 1999, EduNeering has maintained a unique partnership with the FDA, under which it develops and maintains the agency’s online training, documentation and validation technology system for ORA-U, the agency’s virtual university.

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UL Acquires EduNeering from Kaplan

Kapp Notes

– April 9, 2012 – UL, a world leader in advancing safety , has acquired EduNeering , the leading provider of compliance and training solutions for the life and health sciences sector, from Kaplan Inc., Since 1999, EduNeering has maintained a unique partnership with the FDA, under which it develops and maintains the agency’s online training, documentation and validation technology system for ORA-U, the agency’s virtual university.

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New Whitepaper Released: Collaboration in Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Check out my newest whitepaper titled Compliant Collaboration & Learning in Virtual Immersive Environments. The whitepaper describes how life science companies are effectively leveraging virtual worlds to successfully facilitate collaboration and training. Just as flight simulator technology helps pilots avoid errors, retrace incorrect reactions and prepare for worst case scenarios, 3D virtual immersive environments serve a similar role in the life science industry.

Virtual Worlds and Compliance

Kapp Notes

Here is an interesting move in the virtual world space. ProtonMedia and Kaplan EduNeering recently integrated their respective technologies to create a new way for life sciences organizations to meet regulatory and compliance regulations. The companies have combined ProtonMedia’s ProtoSphere virtual immersive environment (VIE) with Kaplan EduNeering’s ComplianceWire learning management system. 3D worlds virtual immersive environment

Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit Kicks off Today!

Kapp Notes

They also spoke more about explaining what they are doing with the 3D virtual world vendor ProtonMedia which provides a highly interactive 3D environment focused on solving business needs in the lifescience industries. Lisa Clune, President of Kaplan EduNeering speaking about future directions. Every year I look forward to the Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit both as a presenter and as an attendee, I always learn great stuff from the wonderful speakers they bring together.

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Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Here are some emerging events happening in the corporate virtual immersive environment (VIE) space. Aggressive and Targeted Integration with enterprisewide applications: Teleplace just announced that it is now fully integrated with MS SharePoint and now joins ProtoSphere as players looking to meld enterprise applications with virtual immersive environments. Market Research Media in its recent research report “Virtual Conference & Trade Show Market Forecast 2010-2015“.

Interview with CEO of ProtonMedia and President of Kaplan-EduNeering on 3D in Compliance Training and Collaboration

Kapp Notes

The other week, I had the privilege of being able to interview two very interesting people about the future of 3D Virtual worlds for collaboration and training in the compliance space. Here is a link to the interview of ProtonMedia's blog: What the ProtonMedia-Kaplan EduNeering partnership means for life sciences companies Ron Burns, CEO of Proton Media, Lisa Clune, President of Kaplan EduNeering and Karl Kapp (just some guy).

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What it means that MS LifeScience Award Goes to 3D Virtual Conference Design

Kapp Notes

Event By now you've probably already heard that the Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Award 2010 has gone to a project that uses a 3-D virtual environment to hold a virtual scientific poster session. Results measured after the poster session demonstrated that the virtual environment was effective for scientific meetings and was well accepted by the current generation of scientists, suggesting that these environments can be used to deliver immediate value.

3D Slideshows and Interviews

Kapp Notes

Slideshows Learning in 3D Learning in 3D: Examples, Samples and Models Learning in 3D: Postcards from Learning in 3D (Presentation to Best Practices in Virtual Worlds) 3D Learning Archetypes Why 3D? Tags: virtual immersive environment 3D worlds Here is a list of the 3D Slides I've posted on Slideshare and some interviews about 3D. all in one place).

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Philadelphia ASTD Meeting Lot of Fun

Kapp Notes

The planning for the meeting started some time ago and the innovative learning in 3D folks practiced what we preached and had our planning meetings in 3D virtual spaces. The meeting was well attended by a large number of ASTD members, some wanted see what the hype was about, some had plans to work with clients in 3D virtual worlds and some were just curious. Greater Philadelphia ASTD members learn about 3D collaboration and learning in virtual worlds.

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A Lot Happening in the 3D Space

Kapp Notes

Digitell is company that owns VirtualU a 3D virtual immersive environment that has been used for everything from meetings to rock concerts. As announced first on this blog, ProtonMedia announced a strategic partnership with RWD on heals of another announcement of a strategic partnership with Kaplan-EduNeering. I think these two activities signal a real "serious" look at moving 3D virtual immersive environments into organizations at the enterprise level.

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Smashing Good Time

Kapp Notes

Presented on the ADDIE model and instructional strategies to a great group yesterday in the UK for the Kaplan-EduNeering Knowledge Summit. I even managed to work in a discussion of 3D virtual worlds. Summarizing the ADDIE Model. We had audience members from all over Europe. We visited a hospital in Second Life which is modeled from the 4th floor of St. Mary's hospital in London.

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Exclusive: RWD and ProtonMedia Form Partnership

Kapp Notes

RWD and their focus on human and operational performance improvement solutions is partnering with the 3D virtual learning and collaboration company, Protonmedia, to create an engaging and exciting solution that will provide their clients with a rich, 3D environment to encourage collaboration, innovation and foster learning. Here at the ASTD international conference , you can learning a lot just by listening and talking to folks.

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Information, Press Releases and Industry Happenings

Kapp Notes

Serious Games Space Serious Games Design and Technology Company, Caspian Learning--the company behind Thinking Worlds , has shown their support for the Iowa State University’s Game Development Competitio n by announcing that they will supply ISU students with extended trial licences to their Serious Games Engine and Authoring Tool, Thinking Worlds, for the duration of the competition.

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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. Unfortunately, that study was written in 1996, and is getting a little dated (ok, very dated), which is why a recent post by Nancy Kaplan proved so timely.

The Top Trending Course Topic Ideas in 2020

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People from all over the world are hoping to improve their skills, learn more about or excel in a particular subject area, and they are choosing to invest in online courses. WordTips has created an infographic that features the top 100 most spoken languages in the world.

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Out and About: Past and Upcoming Events

Kapp Notes

My presentation with Tony O'Driscoll at the Virtual Worlds's Best Practices in Education conference is available on Treet.tv May Thursday and Friday, May 6-7, 2010: Kaplan EduNeering Knowledge Summit. June Tuesday-Thursday, June 1-3, 2010: Presenting a workshop with Dan Daniel Bliton at the 6th Annual Innovations in E-Learning Symposium titled Strategies for Enterprise Learning in Virtual Worlds.

Physical, Face-to-Face, In Person Book Tour

Kapp Notes

I'm speaking in Paris, France next week at the Kaplan-EduNeering European Knowledge Summit--invitation only (sorry). I'll be discussing learning trends like, Games, the use of wikis and blogs for Personal Learning Environments, Increased Focus on Assessments, Scenario-based Learning and other exciting happenings in the world of learning as they relate to Gadgets, Games and Gizmos. And yes, I'll be glad to sign a book or two.which is one downside of the virtual book tour.I

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

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Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. We have just as many success stories where mLevel has been integrated into classroom or virtual classroom programs as we do with purely online and mobile e-learning programs. In other words, we go beyond simple fact memorization and into actual application of knowledge through real-world scenarios. Recap from: Kapp Notes.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

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Purdue acquired Kaplan University. 12 Virtual and Augmented Reality Get Real. While virtual reality (VR) envelops individuals in a virtual environment, augmented reality (AR) enhances their existing environment. The LMS – long the ugly duckling of the corporate software world – has transformed into a beautiful solution by modern standards. Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! What is a trend, anyway?

E-Learning Trade Shows + Product Reviews 4 #TK11

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I was planning on writing about emerging technology and virtual worlds. However, with ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2011, starting next week, I’m going to hold off until after TK11, to write on virtual worlds. Kaplan Learning Technologies – Atlantic Link & STT Trainer products. RISC – Virtual Training Assistant LMS. 10th – Virtual Worlds, Mashups & M-Learning - Add a splash of GeoLocation.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

Bryan has had a distinguished career in corporate Learning & Development, including leadership roles with Skillsoft, Kaplan, AchieveGlobal and NETg. We have just as many success stories where mLevel has been integrated into classroom or virtual classroom programs as we do with purely online and mobile e-learning programs. In other words, we go beyond simple fact memorization and into actual application of knowledge through real-world scenarios.

Top Chief Learning Officer Conferences of 2019

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John, Human Capital Media; Jon Kaplan, Discover Financial Services, Mike Prokopeak, Chief Learning Officer Magazine; Nicole Hajdrowski, US Foods, and Skip Marshall, DXC Technologies. The agenda for this Chief Learning Officer conference consists of thought-leaders from around the world at top corporations who will explain how you and your teams can support and develop your organization’s learning culture in the ever-evolving digital age.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Kaplan acquired i-Human Patients. These paths can include all kinds of activities and experiences, including self-paced learning, virtual events, cohort projects and mentoring activities. Association LMS vendors continue to broaden their capabilities to include traditional AMS features (such as event management, event-specific mobile apps, video capture, virtual events, CRM, marketing automation, membership purchases). Welcome to our 5th annual trends post!

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

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Alan Levine’s comment triggered the presentation below, which is a reply to the question he posed : is augmented reality really going to revolutionize the world. Presence Pedagogy: Needs Some More Dimensions , October 27, 2010 The other day, I discovered an interesting article, Presence Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning in a 3D Virtual Immersive World , which describes an educational approach for conducting a learning event in a virtual immersive environment.