AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

If you don’t know what I mean, you must be living under a rock. Yet many people still remain confused about the realities of artificial intelligence and its lesser-known subset, machine learning. As our lead analyst, John Leh, noted in a recent learning technology trends analysis, “It’s important to keep in mind that AI is hard to demonstrate and easy to exaggerate.” What kind of role should AI play in extended enterprise learning ?

Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

I know, because I’ve been on both sides of the evaluation table. You know your product is a contender and you deserve a shot at closing the deal. ” Having participated in more than 200 learning systems evaluations , I’ve seen some monster misses. Below are some of the most common issues I encounter, along with ideas to improve your odds of success: 1) Do you respond to every requirement? 2) Do you insist on client discovery sessions?

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How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

But when it comes to supporting lifelong learning , they’re definitely not created equal. Over the past few years, I’ve helped more than 50 organizations choose a learning platform as a backbone for continuing education programs. However, the way they combine strategies and systems is as unique as the organizations, themselves. Lifelong Learning: Two Views. Are strategically committed to providing lifelong learning. 3) Learning Paths Help (Or Not).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, July 10, 2007 e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems e-Learning Guild presentation on Synchronous Learning Systems hosted by Steve Wexler, Karen Hyder, and Karl Kapp. Steve Wexler waxed poetic about his job and the opp to work with such great people at the e-Learning Guild. What do you want to explore today?

Beyond the hype: What you really need to know about digital learning this year

Learning Pool

David Wilson, CEO of Fosway Group, Europe’s #1 HR industry analyst, joins us to share his thoughts on digital learning in 2019 and beyond…. As we enter a new decade, there is the traditional flurry of predictions about what the hot new trends will be in digital learning.

It’s 2020 and You Need an LMS Yesterday: 5 Things You Need to Know

Schoox

Conventional Learning is a Thing of the Past. Delivering top-quality, consistent training courses and programs to diverse populations of employees via conventional learning methods can be especially difficult for a variety of reasons. Interactive learning experiences.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

1) What can associations learn about member education from other sources of professional development? Talk with consultants who’ve helped other organizations retool their learning programs. Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Associations are equipped to bridge this skills gap, but they’re somewhat late to the game. But associations are uniquely compelling because community-driven social learning is part of the association experience.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

The need for a dedicated learning solution in changing times. In his masterpiece Future Shock, Alvin Toffler has noted how the most literate persons of 21st century will not be those who can read or write, but those who can “learn, unlearn and relearn.”. Learning is getting experiential. Organizations are smart enough to see through this shift — traditional course-based learning is on its way out, skill-based learning is creeping in! What can we do for them?

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 3) Learning and Business Services.

Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

The need for a dedicated learning solution in changing times. In his masterpiece Future Shock, Alvin Toffler has noted how the most literate persons of 21st century will not be those who can read or write, but those who can “learn, unlearn and relearn.”. Learning is getting experiential. Organizations are smart enough to see through this shift — traditional course-based learning is on its way out, skill-based learning is creeping in! What can we do for them?

Welcome to the City of Lifelong Learning

CLO Magazine

One of the projects, Opportunity@Work , hopes to expand its current system and serve the underserved with a hiring channel focused on skills. And the Drucker Institute is working with the city of South Bend, Indiana, to design a system dedicated to continuous learning for every citizen. This “city of lifelong learning,” officially titled the South Bend Lifelong Learning System, is the first of its kind in the U.S. The Next Learning City.

Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 14 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: As many people know, I live on a farm, so conservation and natural resources are a big part of my life. But I didn’t know about land trusts until I met you four years ago, Mary. How do you do that? What other types of interests do you serve?

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JULIE DIRKSEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Her focus has been on utilizing the disciplines of educational psychology, instructional design, and behavioral science to promote and support the improvement of peoples’ lives through sustainable long-term learning and behavioral change. Instead we should ask: “how would I do that online?”

Managing Skills in The Face of Continual Change

Docebo

Managing skills in the digital age means harnessing technology to enable a data-driven approach to lifelong learning and smarter upskilling. In fact, nearly 90% of HR and learning leaders feel skills gaps continue to grow. Employers Know There’s a Problem to Fix. More than two-thirds of employers (67%) in a recent CareerBuilder survey are concerned about growing skills gaps. Lower quality work: 37%.

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The ABCs of Choosing the Right LMS

Overnite Software

A Google search for a Learning Management System (LMS) that fits your company’s needs will furnish you with a mind-blowing number of options to consider. The truth is that a quality LMS can enhance the productivity of your employee’s daily functions, encourage retention, and promote overall engagement, all of which make a favorable impact on your bottom line. Know the upfront and long-term costs, and be sure to ask about any potential hidden costs.

Your Ideal LMS. Have Your Cake And Eat It Too.

Gyrus

Want to deploy and maintain the e-learning that you have spent so much time and effort to develop? Do you want to be able to create quality actionable e-learnings? Then you’re in the market for a Learning Management System (LMS). LMS’s are an essential tool for all e-learning professionals. Choosing a Learning Management System is no easy task. To accomplish this all you need to do is perform a little internal research.

The ABCs of Choosing the Right LMS

Overnite Software

A Google search for a Learning Management System (LMS) that fits your company’s needs will furnish you with a mind-blowing number of options to consider. The truth is that a quality LMS can enhance the productivity of your employee’s daily functions, encourage retention, and promote overall engagement, all of which make a favorable impact on your bottom line. Know the upfront and long-term costs, and be sure to ask about any potential hidden costs.

Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “). The resulting podcast is titled “ The Strategic Use of Learning Management Systems ” but speaks to a more basic question: Does your organization even need an LMS? For instance: How are modern learning management systems different?

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

Additionally, we foresee that investment in micro-learning and MOOCs will increase the demand for meaningful micro-credentials and continue to reshape the economics of professional development. Two years ago, we projected growth for HTML5 in mobile learning and responsive template design and more MOOC development from universities and traditional institutions of higher learning. The arrival of a new year means we have new eLearning predictions to reveal!

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

Download The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data and keep it as your eLearning secret weapon! This article is designed to be your A-to-Z guide to learning analytics. You’ll discover: The basic concepts of learning analytics. Level 2: Learning.

What is an LMS, and how can it help your business?

Overnite Software

SUV, DBA, BRB, IRS… In a culture that is teeming with abbreviations and acronyms for just about everything, “LMS” is one acronym every business should make a point to learn and become comfortable with. An LMS, or Learning Management System, is a vital tool for educating and training employees that does exactly what most of those handy abbreviations do – it makes things easier and more efficient for you. LMS crosses generational learning styles.

What is an LMS, and how can it help your business?

Overnite Software

SUV, DBA, BRB, IRS… In a culture that is teeming with abbreviations and acronyms for just about everything, “LMS” is one acronym every business should make a point to learn and become comfortable with. An LMS, or Learning Management System, is a vital tool for educating and training employees that does exactly what most of those handy abbreviations do – it makes things easier and more efficient for you. LMS crosses generational learning styles.

Corporate LMS Forecasts 2018

eLearning 24-7

What I do see though is a big boom in KRTs. Skill based assessments – Anything related to skills and skill gaps will be strong. What some folks will do, vendor wise, is tie-in the skills driven angle with their system itself or within the KRT. The challenge here is that LMSs as a whole have been about training gap analysis, which wait for it… involves skills – as the learner to gain, increase, expand. Then I ask how do they do VBAs?

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 22 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. If you don’t fully understand your audience’s learning needs, preferences and behaviors, your program is at risk. How did you do that? WANT TO LEARN MORE?

Podcast 33: Training ROI in Action – With Ajay Pangarkar

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 33 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW. To find out more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. It’s not necessary for learning specialists to be experts in corporate finance.

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Looking for an LMS at #ATD2018

eLearning 24-7

My topic for those curious, deals with the after – you buy your LMS/Learning System. Anyway, if you are attending #ATD2018 and planning on hitting the expo floor looking for your next learning system (including LMS), it seems appropriate to offer some tips, to help you on your journey. This is due to “the never do this”, that folks end up doing. Do NOT. It may not have the functionality you need in a system. More Do NOT.

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4 Ways to Leverage Translation in eLearning Videos

Instilled

Providing video-based learning and auto-captioning in multiple languages isn’t the challenge it once was for businesses with a global footprint. Google and YouTube’s engineers wanted to do more to improve auto-captioning software. Here are four things to know about video translation and why it can be a vital tool for L&D. Part of the reason for this is the ability for learning platforms to support what are known as secure external API interactions.

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Many leaders are simply too busy to focus on their development or don’t know where to start. This webcast will help you navigate the crowded landscape, focus on the leadership development activities that will have the greatest impact, and learn how to incorporate them into your regular routine. Do you know how well you’re doing? Join us with Core 4 presenter Cynthia Clay, who’ll provide strategies for designing your e-learning with optimal engagement.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

The big digital learning trends for 2019, according to the experts

Elucidat

What does 2019 have in store for digital learning trends? What’s the future for elearning, digital learning and L&D professionals? We reached out to 15 industry experts ranging from experienced in-house learning managers, established solutions providers and consultants, presenters, authors and thought-leaders, with two key questions: What digital learning trends do you think we’ll see rise in 2019? So please do so, L&D! Let’s take learning there.”

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?

4 reasons why ‘experience’ is the focus in learning now

Learning Pool

There’s been a shift in learning technology over the last two decades – from systems that help companies run their training more efficiently, to technology that puts the emphasis on the individual learner. But there’s another ‘e’-word you’ll find pretty impossible to avoid now if you’re the sort of person who attends learning industry events and reads learning blogs. Learning designers are now learning experience designers. . Learning Theory.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CATHY MOORE (International e-Learning Thought Leader, Blogger): Cathy Moore is an internationally recognized speaker and writer dedicated to saving the world from boring instruction. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘ Crystal Balling with Learnnovators ’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape.

Personalization for Knowledge Workers

Xyleme

Personalized learning has different applications for different audiences. Personalization in the K12 context is used to enable each student to learn at his or her own pace, and the curriculum is tailored on-the-fly to the meet the unfolding needs. The subject of this post is a vision of personalized learning in the 2013 workplace. Almost everyone I know has changed jobs several times in the past ten years. Corporate Learning Use Cases. So how do we get there?

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

100% free but with limitations (and you cannot upgrade – some ATs actually do this – with the goal of you buying another of their products). In the 100% free with no limitations, I have personally found quality to be all over the place – sometimes excellent other times “ahh, I see why it is free” Yet, we as “humans”, (can’t speak for ancient aliens) like free. To be considered in these rankings each system must. E-Learning 24/7.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

eLearning 24-7

I’ll just say it right now, the industry as a whole isn’t doing much. Yes there are vendors doing some new stuff, okay many, but a few items are not new, rather they have been around for a long time. Themes and customized templates- Many have it including the ability to do a custom skin of your own colors and branding. Multilingual – A huge increase for the ability to do so, now you can have courses in other languages. Every product can do it.

CLARK QUINN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLARK QUINN (Learning Technology Strategist): Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations align technology with how we think, work, and learn. He integrates creativity, cognitive science, and technology to lead development of strategic solutions including award-winning online content, educational computer games, and websites, as well as adaptive, mobile, and performance support systems. How do we ensure learning faster than everyone else?