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Flash Dead for eLearning

Tony Karrer

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eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. The list focuses primarily on the use of eLearning, technology in educational settings and on teaching, learning, and educational administration. Clayton R.

Technology or preparation?

Clark Quinn

In listening to a recent presentation on the trends affecting the workplace and HR, there was mention about how organizations were using more cognitive technology, AI, etc. But one of the things I wondered was whether all the new, smart technology really would help as much as was intended or needed. And that’s what I started wondering: are we using smart technology to enhance an optimized workforce, or to make up for a lack of adequate preparation?

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 3-5, 2012 mHealth Summit: Technology, Business, Research and Policy , Gaylord National Resort, Washington, DC, USA.

Q&A on the Future of Social, Mobile and eLearning

Dan Pontefract

I was asked to comment on a few questions related to eLearning, social learning, etc. The ‘new’ social learning — where the utilization of collaborative technologies aid and abet the exchange — is a new must. What does the future of eLearning look like?

Agile eLearning - 27 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

I was not as familiar with it in terms of eLearning development. So, I wanted to pull together some reading and resources around Agile eLearning , Agile ADDIE , etc. Integrated Learnings The Agile Elearning Design Manual: Problems with existing approaches - The Learning Generalist The Agile Elearning Design Manual - Iterations huh? - If Agile turns into rapid elearning , then we are back to Rapid eLearning Tools Debate. eLearning Technology.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 1-3, 2010 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 16 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany.

eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I spend a fair amount of my consulting time working with large organizations to help define how they will apply technology to particular business / performance / learning needs. For the purpose of this post, I'll call it the L&D Technology Group. eLearning Technology.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools. Of course, I’d recommend skimming through eLearning Learning to find the latest and greatest. Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark?

What's Wrong with Traditional Stock Photography Sources for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Back in 2007, I provided a long list of sources of stock photography for eLearning. And there are lots of other posts available on eLearning Learning Stock Photography. But I really missed something important: traditional stock photo sources are often a pain for eLearning.

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. Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. eLearning Technology.

mLearning more than mobile elearning?

Clark Quinn

Someone tweeted about their mobile learning credo, and mentioned the typical ‘mlearning is elearning, extended’ view. Which I rejected, as I believe mlearning is much more (and so should elearning be). Mobile, paper, computers, voodoo, whatever technology works. Note I’m not making the case for schools as they are, a curriculum rethink definitely needs to accompany using technology in schools in many ways.

Examples of eLearning–Ten Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I was just asked for some examples of eLearning. I had collected up eLearning Examples a couple years ago, but thought it was worth going back to look for more. The following are some very good lists of widely varying examples of eLearning. Elearning samples eLearning Examples Examples of E-Learning Where are Examples of eLearning? Instead, most examples of eLearning actually fall outside of that realm. eLearning Technology.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic. I went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. Strategy eLearning 3.0

The Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual

Jane Hart

Technology has revolutionised every aspect of our lives and how we learn is no exception. I’m very pleased to announce the publication of this new book edited by Rob Hubbard, which includes a chapter I have written on informal and social learning. Here’s a description of the book published by Wiley. The trouble is; the [.]. Social learning

So you (still) want to be an elearning consultant?

Harold Jarche

With the Web, we went from training to e-learning course delivery, with an emphasis on technology, especially learning management systems (LMS) and rapid authoring. Note how business and technology-oriented work pay much more than pure pedagogical work.

Workshopping what’s needed: going deep on elearning

Clark Quinn

It’s past time, both at the level of our elearning design, and at the level of elearning strategy. In different places with different goals, but each is a way to proceed on going deep on elearning. If getting serious about elearning design is your thing, you should join us on Wednesday, Nov 30 at Online Educa in Berlin. It’s past time to stop producing elearning that’s ineffective. Here, my workshop is focused on going deep on elearning.

Crowdsourcing the Future of eLearning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And we need to remember how new and unfamiliar the online environment still is to many people Technology - mobile learning will become the medium of choice with projected screens and keyboards. will all be on the same system - eLearning will make no sense in the future, it will be standard learning with content, etc., Based on points submitted beforehand, and the discussion at the final plenary. Paul Stacey created a slide show based on the contributions.

ROI and Metrics in eLearning

Tony Karrer

I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. BPM and workflow technologies have been able to achieve significant gains in productivity Metrics Recently, functional managers have begun using eLearning to meet business objectives. Managers look beyond employees to customers, suppliers, and distribution channels -- everyone benefits from seeding eLearning throughout the value chain.

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Learning Technologies UK wrap-up

Clark Quinn

I had the pleasure of speaking at the Learning Technologies ’11 conference, talking on the topic of games. The conference was held on the 3rd floor of the conference hall, while floors 1 and ground hosted the exposition: the ground floor hosted the learning and skills (think: training) exhibits while the 1st floor held learning technology (read: elearning) vendors. design games meta-learning mobile social technology

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me. The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , and Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products. eLearning Technology.

Training Magazine Network Now Bringing You eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

We get to finally announce that eLearning Learning has partnered with Training Magazine Network. These two industry leaders in online learning and training bring together their extensive content and community offerings to form the largest eLearning offering on the Web.

eLearning Templates – 20 Resources

Tony Karrer

Recently, I’ve been seeing a lot of posts come through eLearning Learning that provide eLearning templates or toolkits or other kinds of interesting resources. And the list would be even better with help - see Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning. eLearning Technology. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

But when I do these predictions, I focus on the stuff that’s part of the bigger trends and the potential that these trends have for impacting workplace learning professionals especially around the impact that technology will have. eLearning Technology.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Once again, Clayton Wright has been nice enough to compile an incredible list of conferences focused on use of technology in learning. crw Another source of major eLearning conferences is: Tom King's eLearning Google Calendar. docnum=446 January 12-14, 2009 Learning and Technology World Forum 2009, London, United Kingdom. link] aspx January 14-17, 2009 British Educational Technology Show , London, United Kingdom.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. link] December 2-4, 2009 Online Educa Berlin International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training, 15 th , Hotel InterContinental, Berlin, Germany.

What do elearning users say?

Clark Quinn

Towards Maturity is a UK-based but global initiative looking at organizations use of technology for learning. The report, a survey of 2000 folks in a variety of positions in organizations, asks what they think about elearning, in a variety of ways. The report covers a variety of aspects of how people learn: when, where, how, and their opinion of elearning.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 Technology Integration Matrix Together, the five levels of technology integration and the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments create a matrix of 25 cells as illustrated below. eLearn: Case Studies - The Reluctant Online Professor 12.

eLearning Guild Mobile Learning Research Report now available

Clark Quinn

I’ve had my head down on a couple of projects, but I can now announce one of them: the eLearning Guild’s Mobile Learning Research Report is now available. The report is free for all paid members of the eLearning Guild, with plenty of other benefits.

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?

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Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

Tony Karrer

It relates to my post about eLearning Costs , which bases cost estimates on seat time of the eLearning course. What are the important criteria in estimating eLearning duration when its based on a classroom course? For many types of content, elearning clearly offers an advantage. The research generally shows that there is at least a 50% reduction in seat time when a course is converted from classroom learning to elearning. eLearning Technology.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Origins of “eLearning&# by Jay Cross on November 30, 2008 On April Fool’s Day of this year, I wrote the following page in the Learnscaping un-book.

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Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Origins of “eLearning&# by Jay Cross on November 30, 2008 On April Fool’s Day of this year, I wrote the following page in the Learnscaping un-book.

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eLearning Defined

Tony Karrer

eLearning / E-Learning - Broad definition of the field of using technology to deliver learning and training programs. eLearning / E-learning (electronic learning): Term covering a wide set of applications and processes, such as Web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classrooms, and digital collaboration. eLearning / e-Learning - Any learning that utilizes a network (LAN, WAN or Internet) for delivery, interaction, or facilitation. Is that eLearning

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. It needs to be repurposed for eLearning. I've read several posts on how much should an hour of elearning cost.

elearning versus mlearning

Clark Quinn

pointed to this post saying “mLearning is starting to diverge from eLearning not only in specific meaning, but in approach and design as well”, and I want to politely disagree. Depends, of course, on what you mean by elearning, to start with. The clear implication is that elearning is about courses on the desktop. The full spectrum of how digital technology, even desktop, can be supporting performance.

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.

The Educational T

Dan Pontefract

Moreover, it is continuously relegated to formal instructor-led or eLearning formats. Conversely, with the introduction of social and informal learning, many are worried formal learning opportunities such as eLearning and classroom instructor-led, will disappear.

Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning continues to improve, but I'm hoping to find people who want to work with me to make it even better. How eLearning Learning Works I've described all the elements of eLearning Learning before, but never in that much detail. eLearning Technology.

eLearning Tools - Wikis, Blogs and More

Tony Karrer

Many thousands of Geeks are using a growing suite of collaboration technologies to brainstorm new products and services, manage projects, swap service tips, and socialize with their peers. At Xerox, Chief Technology Officer Sophie VanDebroek turned the process inside out by setting up a wiki that would allow researchers in the R&D group to define collaboratively the company's technology strategy.

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