2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Social Learning – must have social learning functionality beyond just the standards FB like page, microblog, RSS feed, upload video, follow me thing, these are systems that either advertise themselves as SLMSs or have a significant strong set of SL features. That said, across the board for all Big Dog systems, their social learning functionality was weak. Social Learning is limited.

5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

They are similar to what you see in your standard LMS, course content, learning paths, reporting – but it is not as robust (which is fine for some end users). If you are an e-learning vendor exploring the SBM do not take them lightly, a few are slowly entering my 2nd trend. Marketplaces & Exchanges by LMS/Learning Portal Vendors. Social Learning and M-Learning. M-Learning follows suit. M-Learning is not going away. E-Learning 24/7.

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Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading. Talent Management Systems. Let’s meet the teams: 100% Pure Talent Management Systems – this is what they do, they may offer a tiny bit of L&D, but it is tiny.some do not offer it. Craig Weiss, Analyst and Author of E-Learning 24/7 blog (me). David Wilson, Founder and Managing Director, Elearnity. E-Learning 24/7.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones. Talent Management Systems. Let’s meet the teams: 100% Pure Talent Management Systems – this is what they do, they may offer a tiny bit of L&D, but it is tiny.some do not offer it. Craig Weiss, Analyst and Author of E-Learning 24/7 blog (me). David Wilson, Founder and Managing Director, Elearnity.

Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies

TalentLMS

In this article, we share with you some innovative ways to use your company’s online portal to change the way employees are brought into a company. The employee onboarding process is another application of new-hire related knowledge management. Up next, we explain how your learning management system or learning portal can be employed to manage new knowledge for new hires so that it is available when needed.

My life…in elearning

Learning Visions

I learned my first ID model: instruct, demo, practice, assess. We flirted with creating early knowledge management systems and went out of business the next year. We also created our own proprietary Learning Portal. Today I am the VP of Learning Design at Kineo, a global elearning company. 20 years ago I was a struggling recent college graduate who had moved to Boston in the middle of a recession.

How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support

Dashe & Thomson

Given that the goal of instructional designers and training developers is to improve employee performance, it’s surprising that many continue to create blended learning programs with little or no reliance on performance support tools or systems. Fortunately, performance support systems have received more attention in recent years, thanks to a broader trend toward informal learning strategies. Build performance support into every blended learning effort.

A Conversation with Stephanie Nadda

Kapp Notes

Her niche is learning technologies and she has recently partnered with a company called Exult, based in Pune, India. Here is our conversation about learning technologies and her new partnership with Exult. Kapp: You’ve been in the Learning and Development space for a long time, especially in the area of learning technologies, what is the industry doing correctly and where are some areas for improvement in terms of learning technologies?

The Social Learning Revolution in eLearning

TalentLMS

Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals. Leveraging social learning with the eLearning content is the new norm of eLearning courses. Let’s examine some top benefits of social learning in organizations. What is Social Learning?

Summarizing Learn for Yourself

Jay Cross

I just copied a rough draft of my new book, Learn For Yourself , into a free summarizer. It’s all a matter of learning, but it’s not the sort of learning that is the province of training departments, workshops, and classrooms. You are learning to learn how to become the person you wrote the obit for. It’s learning to know versus learning to be. Most of what we learn, we learn by interacting with others.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow is back! It’s my one-stop-shop for keeping up with things that influence informal learning — and generally don’t show up on traditional learning sites. The Two-Day Total Twitter Immersion - You Learn Something New Every Day , December 6, 2009. and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives - Informal Learning , December 13, 2009. Wall of Knowledge - The Long Now Blog , December 8, 2009.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010.

5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

They are similar to what you see in your standard LMS, course content, learning paths, reporting – but it is not as robust (which is fine for some end users). If you are an e-learning vendor exploring the SBM do not take them lightly, a few are slowly entering my 2nd trend. Marketplaces & Exchanges by LMS/Learning Portal Vendors. Social Learning and M-Learning. M-Learning follows suit. M-Learning is not going away.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Learning Analytics 6. Of course, you can’t look at learning in 2011 without mentioning mobile learning.