Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? But as an independent analyst, I spend my days investigating which companies excel at driving learning technology forward. Instead, they want to add value by helping you stay ahead of the technology curve. A must-read for learning technology decision makers. Customer Learning.

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. Lifelong Learning: Two Views. Are strategically committed to providing lifelong learning. Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. Rely heavily on an LMS as a foundation for their learning technology stack.

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Minding the gap

Learning with 'e's

The slogan 'Mind the gap between educational technology and technology in education' can be translated as: technology should be used with pedagogical purpose and should never be used just for the sake of it. Many teachers would agree that technology works best when it is embedded into the learning experience, where it can be used to extend, enrich or enliven learning. Unported License. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? How do you explain yourself? I create learning material.

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

Thanks to a surge in learning technology innovation and greater demand for a workforce with proven professional skills , the business of selling continuing education units ( CEUs ) is growing bigger each day. If you offer continuing education programs , should you invest in a modern learning platform to sell, deliver and manage CEU content? And if you don’t yet offer CEUs, what should you know before you take the plunge? 3) Functional Gap.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences. 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. Learnings systems that correlate practice with improvement have a huge upside to attract PD decision makers.

Talented Learning: Greatest Hits of 2015

Talented Learning

It’s especially appropriate for our team at Talented Learning, because the New Year also marks our second anniversary and a chance to reflect on how far we have come and how far we have to go. . We founded Talented Learning to be a fresh, independent, accurate and practical voice in the learning technology industry. Now, we blog about what we learn from conversations. We don’t aim to find holes or gaps based on arbitrary standards.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

I have now formally reviewed 125 of the potential 700 learning management solutions available in the world. As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors. I started writing this post, had a sense of déjà vu and remembered an interview I did last year on the learning technology market for the Expertus blog. I see demos, do my own exploration and speak to clients.

The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

Here’s one of them to give you an idea of what it really means: Why is Adobe really doing this? One very significant partner in this list is ARM, the chipmaker that licenses its IP cores to handheld device makers. For RIAs, the target HTML5 specifications do have the potential to deliver a comparable experience. Or they all know HTML 5 will – ultimately. For eLearning (& mobile learning) I think Flash will remain the obvious tool till for some time.

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Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. In fact, this guide is like the learning systems landscape, itself – deep, broad and multi-faceted. Our trends lists reflect how learning systems buyers are actually driving innovation with their dollars! Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? Weve taken this up before and many of us IDs know the strategies for using audio most effectively by now. We know to avoid narrating text word for word, for instance. You do know that, right?) Do Americans just like to talk way too much? Do I hear India?

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How to Build a Simple Digital Learning Strategy that Works

Litmos

Getting started with digital learning can be deceptively simple. You have a digital learning strategy. Or do you? The truth is that executing in such an overly simple way will not be the most impactful thing to do. Just as converting your old face-to-face courses directly to virtual classroom courses isn’t the best use of learning technology. So, what does it take to build a digital learning strategy that works? Learning powers change.

Free L&D webinars for October 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Brussels sprouts before roasting ” by John Sullivan is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Lead Elearning Evangelist, to learn about 20 of her favourite tips and tricks to create elearning courses using Adobe Captivate. Nevins, D.O.,

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Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Throw out your learning technology playbook. How Will the Coronavirus Shape Virtual Learning and Work? Below are tips and action items from three different viewpoints: 1) Tips for Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. 2) Tips for Learning Practitioners. 1) Tips For Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. Are you in the learning technology or content business ? How can learning technology help them resolve immediate issues?

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. So before we move on, I invite you to join me in revisiting this year’s most popular topics in extended enterprise learning. What Topics Were Most Popular in Extended Enterprise Learning? But I’m more interested in top takeaways from business-minded learning professionals. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

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Myths about Government LMS Procurement Debunked

Meridian

While some LMS vendors claim to be cheaper up front in the cost for user licenses, there are also other fees such as the cost of implementation and other integrations. This can force agencies to acquire other products to fill the gaps the current LMS can’t provide. Government agencies doesn’t know who is out there in the industry unless companies market themselves to the government.

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

When we founded Talented Learning nearly four years ago, we set out on a mission to map the world of learning management technology. Our goal was to help learning technology buyers and sellers understand what this dynamic landscape means for their purchasing decisions and the future of organizational learning, itself. We started this journey with a theory about the next wave of learning technology.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Chestnut, tree, nature ” by Holger Schué is licensed by Pixabay. Join Paul Wilson, CTDP, owner of CaptivateTeacher.com, to learn about the ways to combine your video with various assessment options using Adobe Captivate (2019 release). How do we build a resilient training department?

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Sahana Chattopadhyay is a performance consultant and an L&D professional with 15 years of experience in the field of academia and organizational learning. Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning. Technology is merely an amplifier and enabler.

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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. 4) Virtual Learning How-To Resources. Also, if you hear about other offers that learning professionals would appreciate, please let us know. 1) LEARNING TECHNOLOGY OFFERS.

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Leaf, clover, green ” by Jeon Sang-O is licensed by Pixabay. 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? But how do you scale role play?

Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

I genuinely love helping associations select learning management systems (LMS). Lifelong learning and collaboration are at the heart of their organizational decisions. Once the only place to go for continuing education , associations now face serious competition from for-profit learning providers. The purchasing process and online learning environment should mirror popular digital experiences (e.g. Association Learning eCommerce: Why So Complex?

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Rubber Boots, Rain, Autumn ” by Peter Sitte is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Address the Skills Gap Challenge with Micro-Credentialing Micro-credentialing is a great way to track upskilling and certification for learners within organizations. This session will cover how micro-credentialing supports ongoing professional development and personalized learning pathways as it pertains to progress, accomplishments and skills.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

" Queen Victoria's Oak Tree, Sandringham " by Andrew Hugget is LICENSED under CC BY-SA 2.0. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results. L&D can’t prove ROI using the same methods other parts of the business do. Learn how a major U.S.

Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Egg, socket, full ” by Jerzy Górecki is licensed by Pixabay. It can be tough to find downtime or even work time for all the projects we have on the go, but sparing an hour for some learning can be a good way to work smarter—not harder. This interactive learning tool and strategy focuses on not only personal, but also group learning objectives. You’ll learn the practical skills needed to run role plays effectively.

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Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

" Mushroom and fern " by Manuel Barroso Parejo is licensed by Unsplash. 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. While working with video has traditionally been complex and time-consuming, recent technology advances have dramatically simplified the process of capturing, managing, and sharing it. Why and What Should You Do?

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

And once you’ve defined it, how do you cultivate a strong, positive culture? You will learn: The risks presented by compliance programs based on a checkbox mentality. Today's participants know their time is valuable and resources are plenty. How do we manage this new set of expectations? One reason lies in the hands of missing learning connectivity before, during and after programs. In the absence of more details, what should we do? Technology’s role.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. These skills are learned over time, not overnight. Learn how to design an enterprise-wide strategy that supports the growth of employees’ social acumen to build the organization’s social capital and fuel future growth. In this webcast, you’ll learn: The eight networking competencies.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => Dunlap Learning 2.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Brand Name Recognition?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Clearly says something about the state of the fragmented eLearning market -- mostly small shops providing services or companies doing it in-house using all of the aforementioned tools. Posted by Cammy Bean at 6:15 PM Labels: brands , e-learning industry 12comments: Sreya Dutta said. With that behind us, I think I know the reason for the lack of mention of service companies.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Mousify Your Organization’s Performance: Five Keys to Disney-Inspired Success Examine the five Walt Disney–inspired strategies for peak organizational performance—Purpose, Priorities, People, Platform, Process—and learn how Walt Disney applied each of them to his theme park business. Learn the method and you can make your own magic. Learning and development professionals use Xyleme to manage the entire content lifecycle in one place.

Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

" Office Hours " by Tanel Teemusk is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. It’s a great time to take stock, assess knowledge gaps, and focus on new learning. These interactions also need to be relevant to the learning goals as well as help make the learning experience interesting. You’ll also learn about the best practices to quickly convert drab and boring content to vibrant interactive eLearning. Learn the winners of the prestigious Excellence in HCM awards.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Developed over 60 e-learning programs. In the 90s there were one or two ways to do e-Learning: CDRoms and then the web.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning. Presenters include: Steve Wexler : e-Learning Guilds research guru Brent Schlenker : e-Learning Guild Evangelist. Has been in the Educational Technology field for 10+ years (mostly at Intel).

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists. There’s been a lot of discussion around cognitive theory and “how the brain learns.&#

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s jam-packed full of helpful terms, bookmark it so that you are always in the know. Learners who suffer from sensory, intellectual or technological difficulties will need assistive technology to successfully access and complete their training courses. Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). Agile Learning. Asynchronous Learning.