eLearning 2.0 Adoption - Early Adopters

Tony Karrer

Interesting post Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited that discusses adoption of these techniques. This relates to several of my posts about eLearning 2.0: Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 One of the more interesting points in the post cited above: adoption will be driven by having a group of early adopters. Revisited Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. and eLearning 2.0

3 Tips for Helping Your Employees Adopt a New LMS

TOPYX LMS

eLearning systems are significant financial investments, and employers can protect their eLearning investment by helping employees adopt a new LMS. Eighty-five percent of companies use a learning management system, but not all these organizations are happy with their LMS.

Adoption Ideas

Tony Karrer

Embrace Chaos This reminds me a bit of the adoption trick of letting everyone know how chaotic things are going to be when the new system rolls out. Make it half a solution or a partial solution or a flexible solution so that it can be adopted in ways that work for the individuals who have to do it. Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.com.Great article from Harvard Business.org - (via Big Dog, Little Dog ).

4 Major Advances in the eLearning Industry in 2018

TOPYX LMS

The eLearning industry is booming. Online learning content and tools are becoming increasingly effective and sophisticated, and companies are adopting eLearning in droves. eLearning LMS LMS Trends LMS Industry

What is Elearning?

TOPYX LMS

Thank you to our Guest Blogger spearhead eLearning. Elearning is described as the delivery of training or education through digital or electronic methods. The History of Elearning. The Benefits of Elearning. Elearning can benefit both businesses and individuals.

Flash Dead for eLearning

Tony Karrer

You must adopt tools that do not rely on Flash as a delivery mechanism or at least delivery solutions to Flash and HTML 5. eLearning Technology. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

The Case for eLearning in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

eLearning is one that’s here to stay. Over the years, eLearning has become one of the most popular styles of learning in the workplace. eLearning helps adult learners keep and later use crucial training information. What do microlearning and eLearning have to do with one another?

eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

I'm going to be moderating a CalTech MIT Enterprise Forum that looks at Entrepreneurial Opportunities in eLearning - basically where do we mutually see a good opportunity to create a successful eLearning Startup. I'm working right now with two eLearning startups doing exactly that.

how not to adopt an lcms

Xyleme

Home > Executive Perspective > How not to adopt an LCMS How not to adopt an LCMS June 2nd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment As the economy has forced organizations to do more with less, we’re seeing more and more interest in LCMS systems. Some common mistakes organizations make when adopting and LCMS are: Trying to shoe-horn your existing process into your new system. One of the reasons you’re adopting an LCMS is to streamline your process.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Others are actually are fairly instructive about what the current trends are in eLearning.

Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools

Tony Karrer

Nancy White just posted Second Wave Adoption where she discusses various aspects of helping adoption of Web 2.0 This is definitely an interesting question and something I've written about before: eLearning Technology: Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Nancy's post has some ideas (slides) about how to facilitate adoption and she points to a few other posts: Focusing , Stimulate people's imagination , trigger inventiveness.

eLearning Defined

Tony Karrer

eLearning / E-Learning - Broad definition of the field of using technology to deliver learning and training programs. Took awhile for the right term to come about, circa 1995 it was all called "Internet based Training", then "Web-based Training" (to clarify that delivery could be on the Inter- or Intra-net), then "Online Learning" and finally e-learning, adopting the in vogue use of "e-" during the dot com boom. This only makes sense in an eLearning world. Is that eLearning

Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa

Nancy White

Nancy’s Note: In June I was lucky to help facilitate a couple of events for UN University at eLearning Africa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Adejare’s role was to illuminate how business can be part of innovating in eLearning in Africa.

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

So, when I'm thinking about eLearning Portal Integration, I'm now thinking about: Exposing links to learning content in the enterprise portal Searchable learning content integrated with enterprise search Integrating social tools with learning content Integration learning management with other day-to-day tools Links and Searching Content The first two items are a bit more common today and it really starts with the question: Is there content and knowledge in the LMS that would be useful day-to-day?

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

Last year I laid out in January my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008. 2 - eLearning 2.0 Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 As such, eLearning 2.0 At the same time, organizations who try to create big eLearning 2.0 Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools. The above trends around eLearning 2.0, Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.com.

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

Here are my predictions, but realistically they are more about trends in eLearning and eLearning Software. Prediction #1 => eLearning 2.0 - Increasing Pressure It's safe to predict that you'll be hearing more and more about eLearning 2.0 While large scale adoption will be slow, specific solutions aimed at particular audience needs will be more common. There will be increasing pressure on each of us to understand eLearning 2.0

eLearning 2.0 - An Immediate, Important Shift

Tony Karrer

I just finished reading a blog post on Read/Write Web - eLearning 2.0 - All You Need to Know. I'm a big believer in eLearning 2.0 and it's interesting to R/WW's take on eLearning 2.0. As you read through the post, you really don't get any sense for what eLearning 2.0 They talk about things like Nuuvo (more or less an LMS), Google Apps (online applications) as examples of eLearning 2.0 Without some explanation of how they might be used in an eLearning 2.0

SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

As we shift from ‘training is an event’ to ‘learning is continuous, collaborative and connected’ through formal, informal and social learning opportunities, there is less need for a stand-alone LMS and a greater need to connect the functions of an LMS (course registration, eLearning player, etc.)

Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Tony Karrer

Janet juxtaposes the recent inclusion of eLearning 2.0 Adoption. If you have a population of learners who have already adopted tools (such as blogging and social bookmarking) for themselves that are different than the corporate tool (the LMS) do you ask them to move? If your population has not adopted a tool yet, do you have a responsibility to the individual to show them tools that can live beyond their engagement at the company?

Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Clark Quinn

Janet juxtaposes the recent inclusion of eLearning 2.0 Adoption. If you have a population of learners who have already adopted tools (such as blogging and social bookmarking) for themselves that are different than the corporate tool (the LMS) do you ask them to move? If your population has not adopted a tool yet, do you have a responsibility to the individual to show them tools that can live beyond their engagement at the company?

What Employee Training Costs Your Business

TOPYX LMS

Better user adoption of new technologies. eLearning and Corporate Training Employee Training Employee OnboardingMost companies offer employees opportunities for training and development.

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Google Wave – Social Learning – Business – eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 12, 2009 to June 19, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Browse eLearning Content

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Why an LMS is a Safe Business Investment

TOPYX LMS

These individuals often assume that eLearning is too expensive, is a fad or is not the best option for facilitating corporate training. eLearning saves companies’ money, and we’re not talking about small amounts. You do the math – about how much money would eLearning save your company?

Will Blogs, Wikis, RSS, Mashups be Used in Corporate eLearning?

Tony Karrer

In this post, Dave unfortunately lumps together blogs, wikis, mashups, rss feed together (probably because eLearning 2.0 However, I think the answer about adoption rates is going to be quite different for these things with Wikis and Mashups being adopted at a very high rate. RSS and Blogs have much slower adoption. Thus, adoption Mashups and Addins is a natural extension of what we are already used to doing.

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3 Reasons Why Every LMS Needs Tin Can API Functionality

TOPYX LMS

The trouble is, most people don’t know what Tin Can API is or understand why it’s crucial to successful implementation of an LMS, also referred to as an eLearning system. Basically, SCORM ensures that any eLearning system can play any eLearning content. LMS & eLearning

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TOPYX a Top LMS Solution for Associations

TOPYX LMS

Their research helps organizations at every stage of the learning technology lifecycle, including business case development, requirements identification, technology vendor selection, deployment and adoption marketing. LMS & eLearning

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

TOPYX LMS

Over the course of the past decade, learning management systems (LMSs) have been adopted by companies in most industry sectors, including business, healthcare, nonprofit, association, multinational, and public sector. LMS & eLearning

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The Case for Self-Paced Learning in the Workplace

TOPYX LMS

The reasons for this are straightforward: self-paced learning helps adult learners retain and later use crucial training information, lowers training costs, and promotes a quick adoption of products. Self-Paced Learning Promotes a Quick Adoption of Products. LMS & eLearning

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

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Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

Telerobotics, gamified learning technology, simulation technology, and eLearning technology, for example, can augment the effects of experiential learning and further its cause. In fact, eLearning and experiential learning have a lot in common. eLearning has this same capability.

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

Telerobotics, gamified learning technology, simulation technology, and eLearning technology, for example, can augment the effects of experiential learning and further its cause. In fact, eLearning and experiential learning have a lot in common. eLearning has this same capability.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

In order to adopt a policy of knowledge sharing and maintain that level of innovation, companies will have to create atmospheres in which sharing knowledge is ‘safe’. How eLearning and LMS Technology Promote Knowledge Sharing in the Workplace. LMS & eLearning

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing

TOPYX LMS

In order to adopt a policy of knowledge sharing and maintain that level of innovation, companies will have to create atmospheres in which sharing knowledge is ‘safe’. How eLearning and LMS Technology Promote Knowledge Sharing in the Workplace. LMS & eLearning

Meet Your Employees’ Social Learning Needs with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

In addition to being social, we are also highly adaptable and have an impressive ability to quickly adopt new behaviors. LMS & eLearningHuman beings are social creatures.

Textbooks are dead. Or Should Be.

Xyleme

Adopting technology into the current culture of learning has many benefits. iPad mobile learning cloud learning eBooks elearning tablet textbooks XylemeI know it’s a bold statement but just for a minute here, humor me and think about a world without physical textbooks, where teachers assign, distribute, receive assignments and grade on a tablet computer. Where students can receive and complete assignments, and follow their grades on their tablet.

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How Learning Management Systems Increase ROI of L&D Programs

TOPYX LMS

It stated, “…Innovative companies are adopting new and expanded learning architectures. Also, an eLearning system helps connect users to external learning resources. LMS & eLearning

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Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

As employees and learning leaders become more comfortable with social learning and the value it can add to an organization, the challenges with adoption will ease, allowing for even more creative and productive use.” LMS & eLearning

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. " The Top 10 Free Educational Video Games (John Rice) Game programming tools (Tony Forster ) 21 days of Wiki Adoption (Stewart Mader) Wikis at Work: Benefits and Practices by Jeanne C. which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.

Are We Approaching Collaborative eLearning Wrong? - The Individual is the New Group

Tony Karrer

But, he also linked to a great post: The Individual is the New Group - where he points out that the classic notion of groupware has been falling out of favor and instead the concept of soloware with extension for collaboration (think blog vs. discussion group) is gaining adoption. I ran across a recent article by Stowe Boyd - Matthew Glotzbach on Consumer Collaboration that is an interesting look at how the workforce is changing and it has some implications for learning professionals.

The Link Between BYOD and Increased Productivity

TOPYX LMS

Accessing mission critical information, including eLearning and other online learning resources, with an employee’s own device whenever and wherever they may be reduces a barrier that limits adoption and engagement. LMS & eLearning

2011 Social Media for Learning Report

Jane Hart

Yesterday, the E-Learning Guild announced the release of this report, in which Jane Bozarth analyzes eLearning Guild research on the latest trends in adoption and usage of social media for learning. ” This report is free for all paid members of The eLearning Guild.

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Don’t drink the informal learning snake oil

Jay Cross

The Tragedy of eLearning. The 1999 Online Learning conference in Los Angeles was ground zero for eLearning. CBT Systems told the world it was being reincarnated as SmartForce, the eLearning Company. Soon thereafter, most eLearning morphed into deadly dull shovelware.