Learning System Forecasts 2019

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Who would have guessed that VR would be on wobbly ground in the corporate learning space for the majority of verticals? Who would have thought that too many folks still think xAPI is open for debate, but CMI-5 seems to make sense? Who would have seen that Amazon is working on a commercial LMS, which based on the background of the person running Learning Products, doesn’t really point towards an LMS like you know the term actually means (I’ll get to that shortly)?

KEVIN THORN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

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ABOUT KEVIN THORN: Kevin Thorn is an award-winning e-learning designer & developer, consultant, and owner of NuggetHead Studioz, LLC. , a boutique custom design and development studio specializing in online learning experiences. This is why so much online learning fails."

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The What, How and Why of xAPI in Corporate Learning

WhatFix

Think of learning experiences as an ocean of puzzle pieces scattered everywhere. In the training context, this means knowing and tracking everything that the learner does, from reading an ebook to webinars and mobile-based lessons. who serves as the Director of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative, aptly put it ‘xAPI helps us put the puzzle together’. But What is xAPI Really? How Does xAPI Work? xAPI helps answer these questions and more.

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 17 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. EPISODE 17 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: This is the first time we’ve welcomed a repeat guest to The Talented Learning Show. Today we’re talking about the brave new world of learning analytics with Tamer Ali , Co-Founder and Director of Authentic Learning Labs.

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?

Understanding impact: Getting started with learning analytics

Learning Pool

Learning analytics today is about much more than tracking course completion rates. For the data-savvy learning professional, it has become a tool used to create and optimize learning experiences that have a tangible impact on business objectives. Blog Learn & Connect

Transitioning to a Data Driven Learning Department

CLO Magazine

So why do we let the group responsible for improving the value of our most important asset get by without any accountability for results? How do we let them get by without being able to demonstrate and quantify the impact of improving the knowledge and performance of our people? Corporate learning may be the last significant part of the organization that isn’t held accountable for using data to prove its effectiveness. Data and Corporate Learning.

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State of the E-Learning Industry 2019

eLearning 24-7

And thus, comes the State of the E-Learning industry as rumble forward with 2019. Higher number of L&D folks finally seeing the value of personal and professional development thru the use of e-learning, especially with LMSs and LEP/LXPs. As any training exec will tell you, they do not want to work for L&D, nor be a part of L&D (and vice versa, I should add). LRSs not being utilized by vendors who have it in their systems. Higher Education and E-Learning.

Trends in Learning - No LMS Left Behind [LSG Webinar Notes]

Learning Visions

These are my live-blogged notes from a Learning Skills Group webinar, hosted by Donald Taylor. TRENDS IN LEARNING - No LMS Left Behind Nag Chandrashekar, VP Products Learning Mobile and Assessment, Saba 1. Do it at the point of need. Don’t even call it learning anymore. That can be accomplished very well from today’s learning systems. The “ invisible LMS ” – the engine for learning stays, but the way it manifests to the user is key.

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Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 35 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. Tamer is a learning systems entrepreneur who is always ahead of the extended enterprise curve.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Where do you even start? Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. I hasten to say that there are other avenues we wish were getting attention, but we realize the following trends have practical priorities for the majority of our clients: Micro Learning — Short learning segments have multiple advantages, but what stands out is their facilitation of getting to specifically needed content very quickly.

5 ways that the learner experience impacts your employee value proposition (EVP)

Learning Pool

However, the skills gaps that provoked the talent war were always in highly specific areas and driven by large-scale technological shifts in the nature of business and society that are not going away any time soon. A new, experience-based approach to learning. Self-directed learning.

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?

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. It’s jam-packed full of helpful terms, bookmark it so that you are always in the know. Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning).

Getting Started With Learning Data and Analytics

CLO Magazine

You’re ready to get started with learning data and analytics, but where do you begin? Do you have a learning system that is already producing data? Do you already have tools in your ecosystem that are experience API, or xAPI conformant? Some of the greatest value in learning analytics comes from incorporating data into your daily routine. Deploying a new learning platform or tool can be another opportunity to introduce analytics.

Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Anyone who has hurt a rib, knows the thrill of agony from it. Rather than re-hash a variety of features and functionality, what I decided to do this year, is to base my rankings on the following (and yes, UI/UX is in there, along with functionality, but explaining functionality in deep dive in blog.). Every other e-learning tool today has higher SaaS than one sector – authoring tools. Functionality – What can the tool do? Gomo learning.

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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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 13: High-Stakes Compliance Training Trends – With Bill Mastin of NetDimensions

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 13 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. EPISODE 13 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Compliance seems to be one of the most underrated topics in professional learning circles. Bill is currently SVP at NetDimensions , a learning platform provider focused on serving companies in highly regulated industries. Do you do that?

LEP/LXP RFP Template

eLearning 24-7

It was here where I had a learning experience. Dozens of humans trying to get to the beach late in the day, and blocking traffic in doing so. This, the learning experience, is why I feel the term is the wrong term, as noted previously for learning engagement platforms, and why I prefer and will use the term LEP instead. I know what you are thinking – how does this relate to his above story? Learning Environment. xAPI as my top three. I know.

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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.

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. Mobile Friendly – It has taken a bit of time, but go anywhere and you will see “Responsive” and “HTML5″ xAPI – Another why wasn’t this done a year ago for many vendors? I mean do I get the ring to rule all?

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. Join Panopto to learn nine things you may be doing the old way, why they're no longer necessary, and how updating your approach to video learning will enable you to maximize its value. In this webcast, you’ll learn: Three best practices for creating new videos.

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.”

Product Review – Percipio by Skillsoft

eLearning 24-7

It might be a surprise to some folks who only know of Degreed, EdCast and Learn Amp, that there are quite a few LEP/LXPs on the market, which offer quite a bang for your budget. The platform is still in the “potential phase”, but that doesn’t mean you should hold off, if you are considering it, especially if you are debating between it and say, Linkedin Learning. You can’t say that, and then enable folks to be assigned items of learning or training.