Applying Learning Technology to Strengthen Training Delivery

Infopro Learning

There are many L&D challenges that modern learning technology can solve. Using the right tools can help your organization increase operation efficiency, reduce costs, and improve the quality of learning experiences you provide for your workforce. Learning Management Systems.

Designing a learning technology ecosystem

Elucidat

The global pandemic has seen people rapidly adopting new technologies. Hear how Tracie Cantu, Director of Learning Technology at Wholefoods, is adapting her approach in light of these developments. Top tips for successful learning in the face of change.

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MOOCs and Adaptive Learning Technologies

Your Training Edge

Two of the biggest promises of CBT have been universal access to education (especially with the growth of online and mobile technologies) and adaptive learning—the ability to personalize learning experiences for individuals. Now, with massive open online courses (MOOCs) continuing to proliferate and new adaptive learning technologies popping up, it looks like 2014 might be the year these two promises are finally realized, together. What is adaptive learning?

Learning Technology Essentials

Learning Wire

What steps should you take when bringing your designs to life with Learning Technology? You start by identifying your learner personas and the skills they need to learn, then the teaching methods to use, and of course the content you will create or source.

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Upside Learning

It’s no secret that effective learning cannot be achieved without a robust strategy. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Why You Need a Mobile Learning Strategy. Not having a strategy for mobile learning is itself a strategy. This is just one of the many reasons why you need a mobile learning strategy. How To Make The Right Call With Mobile Learning. What Are Mobile Devices Teaching Your Kids?

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Teaching And Learning Should Be Accessible By Anyone, Anywhere

Dan Keckan

In this century, education and technology are inseparable and educators should adapt to being a part of this modern education field. Online learning has made the pattern effective and flexible for both students and teachers.

Jo Cook – The Future of Learning Technology

Learningtogo

TJ is the only independent, monthly print magazine in the UK for learning and development professionals and has 50 years’ experience with the best L&D thought leaders. Jo has a background in teaching, technology and journalism. You can learn more about the magazine at www.trainingjournal.com or follow them on Twitter @trainingjournal. Listen to Podcast: [link].

Ever heard of Machine Teaching?

Coorpacademy

This article is part of our new Learning research and innovation series, offered by Coorpacademy in association with the EPFL’s (Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne, Switzerland) LEARN Center. Pierre Dillenbourg , Professor at the EPFL , Head of the CHILI Lab (Computer-Human Interaction for Learning & Instruction) and Director of the Swiss EdTech Collider. The terms Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Artificial Intelligence are on everyone’s lips.

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Learning Thursday #10 – The Many Acronyms of Learning Technology

Adobe Captivate

Learning Thursday is a blog series that features a new L&D article every other week along with discussion points. Check out the last Learning Thursday here. Have you ever noticed how many acronyms there are in the learning and development industry? Every instructional design model, every teaching method, and every new flavor of learning technology has an acronym. Take learning technology vendors for example.

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Upside Learning

Lists and explains 5 trends that would be predominant in the LMS and mobile learning domain in the coming year. Children are motivated by learning through play and learn a lot through playing. And in order for us to take our companies from being just good to great, we need to learn how to unleash that power. 50 Best Education Technology Blogs You Aren’t Reading Yet. This article lists 50 of the best education technology blogs.

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Podcast: Jo Cook – The Future of Learning Technology

Learningtogo

TJ is the only independent, monthly print magazine in the UK for learning and development professionals and has 50 years’ experience with the best L&D thought leaders. Jo has a background in teaching, technology and journalism. You can learn more about the magazine at www.trainingjournal.com or follow them on Twitter @trainingjournal.

3 Types Of Technology You Need To Teach Effectively In 2021 And Beyond

Dan Keckan

Educational Technology Learning Solutions Learning Technologies LMS Online LearningEdTech is designed to release the burden that's been placed on remote and hybrid teachers. Make sure you're using the right tools. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Upside Learning

For all of you who have worn your ears out listening to all things iPad, the past week, there’s a something on eLearning skills, digital storytelling, TED videos, instructional design , game-based learning and more. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? The iPad 2’s new features facilitate remote learning, exploration, and stylish lectures. A New Source Of Great Talks On Learning.

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Upside Learning

And if you are still caught in the traditional school approach, know why integrating technology in classrooms is not just the need for the hour but how can it benefit you. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? 5 Reasons for Integrating Technology. Reasons for integrating technology in classrooms and schools far outweigh the reasons for not. Growing Up Digitally: The iPad As A Learning Device.

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Upside Learning

Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Talks how games are not just fun and engaging, but bring about effective learning as well. Be Efficient, Not Busy: Time Management Strategies for Online Teaching. Online teaching redefines the faculty member’s schedule. This article discusses some time and tried strategies for online teaching. Seems like, the war between social networking sites is far from over.

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Upside Learning

It’s a known fact that the best kind of learning comes as a result of well-designed experiences and as such games, with their high level of engagement and interaction, serve as the right mode for learning. Also get a sneak peak into the future of learning. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? 10 Surprising Truths About Video Games And Learning. BINARY – There’s An App To LEARN That!

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Upside Learning

As technology continues to infiltrate every corner of the K-12 educational space, mobile learning is slowly but clearly emerging as the ‘future’ of learning. Know how you can leverage this to teach effectively. Furthermore, you can learn some tips, techniques and best practices for developing mobile web apps. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? How To Teach Using Mobile Phones.

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Upside Learning

Taking Cues From Industry: Using Casual Games For Learning At DAU. This article talks about Defense Acquisition University (DAU) where games have grown from being closely aligned with both the learning objectives and the context of the acquisition workforce to the launch of the first Department of Defense casual gaming site. eLearning Conferences 2011 : eLearning Technology. Get Serious About Social Learning By Focusing On What Matters.

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5 Teaching Techniques That Increase The Worth Of Virtual Classrooms

G-Cube

It is undebatable that learners today differ in competence and motivation levels at all learning platforms, be it a classroom or an e-learning module. The exposure to newer learning technologies has led to a gaping gap between the levels of teaching or instruction that a learner expects and what the instructor is able to impart. Traditional course of teaching in a classroom requires a board, for the teacher to demonstrate. We never really stop learning.

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Upside Learning

Know how work would shape up in the future, major ideas that would change the world of training and how learning would soon turn mobile. For all you Tech savvy folks, get the scoop on how technology wires the learning brain and how HTML 5 aids cross platform development. While all you creative geniuses can learn some of the great iPad tools for graphic designers. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?

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Upside Learning

Learning Management System Acquisition Statistics. More organizations are looking to invest in Learning Management Systems as the economy slowly improves. This article on the Brandon Hall blog mentions new statistics on this new technology. What Makes Good Teaching? In its new Education White Paper, the government says the key to improving standards in England’s schools is ‘good teaching’. Ways Technology Is Improving Education.

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Rewarding Self-Directed Learners through Learning Technologies [How-To]

gomo learning

To help facilitate this process, you need to have the right learning tools in place. In this blog post, we’ll not only look at ways to encourage and reward motivated learners, but also the learning technologies to help ensure maximum engagement along the way. As an L&D professional, when was the last time you asked yourself: How do people really want to learn? What Does This Mean for Your Learning Technologies? Insights Learning Technologies

Learning Technologies: Simulation based learning with UCL

Unicorn Training

When Lynsie Chew, Senior Teaching Fellow - UCL School of Management, was asked if they would now use a simulation on another course her answer was unequivocal. At Learning Technologies, Lynsie and Alan provided an overview as to why they wanted a simulation, how the project was delivered and its impact. They’ve transferred the learning from the activity to the assessment and the pass rates reflect this. “If

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

While this number is only growing as babies are born and raised among English speakers, plenty of people have learned to speak and are currently learning to speak English. Many of these individuals are learning English in the corporate classroom, for professional purposes. Every day, more people wanting to teach English are signing up for various types of ELT courses and dreaming of making a difference in this all-important field.

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How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

While this number is only growing as babies are born and raised among English speakers, plenty of people have learned to speak and are currently learning to speak English. Many of these individuals are learning English in the corporate classroom, for professional purposes. Every day, more people wanting to teach English are signing up for various types of ELT courses and dreaming of making a difference in this all-important field.

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2020 learning technologies

Learning with e's

It's difficult to see much beyond the end of the year, so trying to predict what technologies we might see in schools by 2020 is like staring into a very strong spotlight. It is highly likely that more informal tools and technologies, such as handheld devices, mobile phones and games consoles will take an increasing role in formal education. We don't know what informal personal technologies will look like in 2020. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Top 10 Learning Technologies and Talks at DevLearn 2015

WalkMe Training Station

DevLearn is like being a kid in a candy store…for training and learning techies like us. Education and learning has gone through some radical changes and the fascinating world of e-learning is booming. There are scores of new technologies that are giving new life and direction to thousands of students across the world. The technologies include interactive guidance tools, training videos , animated tutorials, face-to-face software tutorials etc.

Trick or Teach? Assessments in Microlearning to Reinforce Learning

CommLab India

Learn about successful assessment methods that can be used in microlearning courses. Learning Technology microlearning

Conference Outlines Cutting-Edge Learning Technology

Mindflash

From how we communicate, to how we work, to how we shop, advances in technology have radically changed how we go about nearly all aspects of our lives — with at least one notable exception. What advances are being incubated out there and will soon make an impact on how we teach and learn? And perhaps most importantly for trainers, will these technologies cross over to change how we impart critical information and skills at work?

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Upside Learning

These devices, with their immense potential to enhance learning, are on the cusp of something profound; be it in the classrooms or the boardrooms. Also, learn about some interesting tidbits on blended learning and content authoring. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? Mobile Learning: Are We On the Cusp of Something Big? We’re at just that point now with mobile learning.

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Adaptive Learning: What it Means for Teaching & Learning?

ProProfs

The promise of a personalized approach to impact the practice of teaching & learning and offer more result-focused knowledge enhancement to students is a tall order which the present day instructors are facing. The educators in the K-20 space are facing the challenge to offer customized, one-on-one instruction that is key to creating an engaging learning experience in an era where every student has a unique learning style. Definition of Adaptive Learning.

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Innovation at the Intersection of Technology and Teaching

TechSmith Camtasia

Director of Learning Technology Solutions Leif Nelson shares models of innovation, practical experience with managing change, and thoughts about where innovative teaching and technology will converge in higher education. This focus on the people-side of adoption is similar to the technology acceptance model. The technology acceptance model (Davis, 1989) theorizes what leads people to accept new tech.

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The Ecosystem of Learning Technologies: 8 Points For Immersive Training

eFront

The abundant use of technology in all contexts of life, work, education, entertainment or any other you can imagine and we haven’t, has led to the development of an vast ecosystem of tech. The study of the interactions and interrelations between these technologies in different contexts constitutes the ecology of learning technologies. This study is necessary in order to understand how learning is contextualized in the current digital settings.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. The topic was roughly (surprise) New Technology for eLearning. If you are going to teach a course online or run an online learning event or an online conference, then there’s even more to being successful at that. As always I do this by looking through eLearning Learning and related sites like Communities and Networks Connection.

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Rewarding Self-Directed Learners through Learning Technologies [How-To]

Instilled

To help facilitate this process, you need to have the right learning tools in place. In this blog post, we’ll not only look at ways to encourage and reward motivated learners, but also the learning technologies to help ensure maximum engagement along the way. As an L&D professional, when was the last time you asked yourself: How do people really want to learn? What Does This Mean for Your Learning Technologies?

3 Tips to Align Your Learning Technology Ecosystem to Your Learning Strategy

Instilled

Continuing our deep dive on learning technology ecosystems, we consider three steps organizations should take to align their choices with their wider learning strategy. Learning ecosystems, just like those in the natural world, are diverse.

Frédérick Bénichou, co-founder of Coorpacademy, interviewed by Alexia Borg and Fanny Berthon at Learning Technologies Paris 2020

Coorpacademy

Frédérick Bénichou, co-founder of Coorpacademy, was interviewed by Alexia Borg, CEO of DLM News, and by Fanny Berthon, journalist at BFM Business, at Learning Technologies Paris 2020. We have a catalog of 1,200 courses teaching soft skills.

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Upside Learning

This time around we focus on the basics – learning and its right mix. We talk about the changes in the key drivers for blended learning, some fundamental characteristics of training to be followed, and the pros and cons of eLearning. And while we are on this, how can social learning and game-based learning be left behind? Read an exciting case study in social learning and learn about some games and game-related projects that are already making a difference.

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Special Report 2013: Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

Learning technology is proficient at technical skill development, but how are such tools used to teach often-elusive soft skills? Business and academic leaders are split on whether learning technology can develop employees’ soft skills. Technology in Action: Firms Make an Effort. Some company leaders say they’ve been successful using technology in soft skill development. Technology Can Bridge The Needs Gap Among Younger Workers.

ProProfs wins Gold in Brandon Hall Learning Technology Awards

ProProfs

We’re incredibly proud and happy to share that ProProfs Quiz Maker won gold in Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards 2014. ProProfs Quiz Maker was awarded in the Best Advance in Technology for Testing and Evaluation category by a panel of judges, which included a stellar list of top industry experts from the Brandon Hall group.