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Learning Technologies 2014 Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources #LT14UK

Learning Technologies 2014 Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources #LT14UK | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
This post collects the resources shared via the backchannel of the 2014 Learning Technologies Conference and Exposition, being held January 28-29 in London, England. I am a huge proponent of backchannel learning. There are many conferences I would love to be able to attend, but most people can... http://elearningfeeds.com/learning-technologies-2014-conference-backchannel-curated-resources-lt14uk/
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#GoogleGlass: The Experience, Reaction, and Possibilities – Resources Shared at #LT14UK

#GoogleGlass: The Experience, Reaction, and Possibilities – Resources Shared at #LT14UK | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
At the 2014 Learning Technologies Conference and Exposition, I led a discussion titled Google Glass: The Experience, The Reaction, and the Possibilities. Here’s a description of the session: The internet and smart mobile devices have fundamentally changed how we look at learning and ... http://elearningfeeds.com/googleglass-the-experience-reaction-and-possibilities-resources-shared-at-lt14uk/
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LEADERS ARE TOO FAR UPSTREAM TO EFFECT CHANGE—TALENT MANAGEMENT MUST BE FOCUSED DOWNSTREAM ON MANAGERS

Who hasn’t been the recipient of the exhortations of motivation? It seems everywhere; used to suggest, cajole and inspire workers. Indeed exhort all of us to get out in front of a task and get going. I remember, I think, a professor or mentor of mine in the education business who consistently s... http://elearningfeeds.com/leaders-are-too-far-upstream-to-effect-change-talent-management-must-be-focused-downstream-on-managers/
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HEDLINE: Apollo Education launches Course Aggregation Platform Balloon

HEDLINE: Apollo Education launches Course Aggregation Platform Balloon | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Abstract Apollo Education, the parent company of the University of Phoenix, announced the launch of a course aggregation platform called Balloon. Through Balloon job seekers can get an overview about the skills needed for job openings in the technology space and related courses offered by... http://elearningfeeds.com/hedline-apollo-education-launches-course-aggregation-platform-balloon/
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BIG DATA, GOOD INFORMATION & A WAY FOR YOU TO USE IT

In this article I want to explore 3 connected ideas. The first is about big data, the phenomenon that now makes available enormous, staggering, volumes of information almost instantaneously. The second is a condition that says information already known to us can limit how big data can be used... http://elearningfeeds.com/big-data-good-information-a-way-for-you-to-use-it/
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What influenced the influencers?

What influenced the influencers? | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Follow @whatyouneedto // <![CDATA[ !function(d,s,id){var... http://elearningfeeds.com/what-influenced-the-influencers/
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Video: #GoogleGlass – The Experience, the Reaction, the Possibilities

Video: #GoogleGlass – The Experience, the Reaction, the Possibilities | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Last month I had the pleasure of speaking at the Learning Technologies Conference and Expo in London. The topic of my session was Google Glass, specifically exploring what the experience of wearing Glass is like, how others react to Glass, and most importantly, what the potential use cases are... http://elearningfeeds.com/video-googleglass-the-experience-the-reaction-the-possibilities/
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Overview: The Seven Edtech Startups in co.lab’s Second Cohort

Overview: The Seven Edtech Startups in co.lab’s Second Cohort | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Today let’s take a look at the seven edtech startups that form co.lab’s second cohort. They were chosen out of 60 applications total and will go through a four month program. Co.lab itself is an education technology accelerator program founded by Zynga.org, the independent not-for-profit branch ... http://elearningfeeds.com/overview-the-seven-edtech-startups-in-co-labs-second-cohort/
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Overcoming Generation Differences When Building Learning: Part 2

When we last visited this topic about a week back I promised to create a visual—a chart of sorts—to encourage learning and instructional designers to consider how generational bias in training delivery. Just looking to start a conversation. A Quick Review You might want to pop back to the ori... http://elearningfeeds.com/overcoming-generation-differences-when-building-learning-part-2/
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Growth of K12 Online Education Infographic

Growth of K12 Online Education Infographic | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
More than 275,000 students in grades K-12 in the U.S. are getting a high-quality online education – often through a full-time online public school – without boarding a bus, entering a physical classroom, or even leaving their homes. What types of students are going to public school... http://elearningfeeds.com/growth-of-k12-online-education-infographic/
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Enhance The Quality of Teaching Through A Project Management System

Enhance The Quality of Teaching Through A Project Management System | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Educationists who want to work together for improving the quality of education and to make it more interactive and enjoyable, can easily communicate and collaborate through these web-based project management systems. Despite being based in different countries around the globe, they can... http://elearningfeeds.com/enhance-the-quality-of-teaching-through-a-project-management-system/
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Why Analytics Annotations Are Important For Online Course Sellers

Why Analytics Annotations Are Important For Online Course Sellers | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
If you’re selling courses online your week may look something like this: You’re in the office Monday morning focusing on refining search terms for your Google AdWords campaign. Tuesday you’re publishing an interview that you conducted last week for your blog. Wednesday... http://elearningfeeds.com/why-analytics-annotations-are-important-for-online-course-sellers/
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Rebuilding America’s Schools Infographic

Rebuilding America’s Schools Infographic | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
According to a report by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the U.S. school infrastructure system would receive a grade of D+. Factors such as older facilities, a lack of funding, and overcrowding have contributed to this sore state of America’s schools. Although the present state of s... http://elearningfeeds.com/rebuilding-americas-schools-infographic/
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WHEN YOUR LEARNERS ARE ENGINEERS… BETTER KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE

It can’t be a secret that stereotypes are often well proven by personal experience. And in my many years building learning, whether facilitated instruction or elearning it’s a cardinal rule that instructional designers need to know many aspects of their target learner’s personality traits. One, a... http://elearningfeeds.com/when-your-learners-are-engineers-better-know-your-audience/
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Process is priceless

Process is priceless | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Most elearning projects I’ve worked on have a pretty fixed budget. There might be a little wriggle room, but not much. So if projects are to be delivered on time and in budget, the slicker the process is, the more time there is to spend on the quality of the product. I’ve seen... http://elearningfeeds.com/process-is-priceless/
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Training 2014 Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources #trg14

Training 2014 Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources #trg14 | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
This post collects the resources shared via the backchannel of the Training 2014 Conference and Exposition, being held February 3-5 in San Diego, California. I am a huge proponent of backchannel learning. There are many conferences I would love to be able to attend, but most people can only... http://elearningfeeds.com/training-2014-conference-backchannel-curated-resources-trg14/
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Think before you click

Think before you click | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
About this time of year we usually see television ad campaigns to deter people from drink driving. Some of them are really powerful and designed to shock, and sometimes scare. If we look at these as learning interventions, then for me, what they often do is to try and change people’s attitudes b... http://elearningfeeds.com/think-before-you-click/
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Quality Learning is about Culture First, then Design

Quality Learning is about Culture First, then Design | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
I had a conversation with an instructional designer last week, and it’s a conversation that echoes many other conversations I’ve had in recent years. She was expressing frustration about elearning quality. She has strong design skills, but doesn’t get to use them to the degree... http://elearningfeeds.com/quality-learning-is-about-culture-first-then-design/
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NOW EVERYONE WINS: OVERCOMING GENERATION DIFFERENCES WHEN BUILDING LEARNING

During an interview about a week back I asked the project manager about the audience for which the training courseware would be designed. The strongest criteria, emphatically made, was the consultants ability to work out a curriculum for 24 to 70 year olds. She added, by the way, some of them... http://elearningfeeds.com/now-everyone-wins-overcoming-generation-differences-when-building-learning/
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This Week on #BLPLearn: User Experience Design and User Stories

This Week on #BLPLearn: User Experience Design and User Stories | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
#BLPLearn is our way of saving all of the great content our team curates… and sharing it with the wider community. We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. We’... http://elearningfeeds.com/this-week-on-blplearn-user-experience-design-and-user-stories/
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Objectives – chasing the tail of the next big thing

Objectives – chasing the tail of the next big thing | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
One of the fundamentals of designing any training, in my view, has to be objectives. This blog is about the way I use them and why I think they are so important, especially in an environment where technology, rather than how it is used, often seems to take priority. One of my teachers once said,... http://elearningfeeds.com/objectives-chasing-the-tail-of-the-next-big-thing/
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Robot Turtles: Game-Based Learning at it’s Finest

Robot Turtles: Game-Based Learning at it’s Finest | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
There’s a lot of buzz in the learning industry around Gamification. Some would argue (myself included) that the term gamification is watered-down by applying it to poor applications of gaming. I think that’s why there’s a lot of discussion around “Game-Based... http://elearningfeeds.com/robot-turtles-game-based-learning-at-its-finest/
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8 Types of Learning Events Every eLearning Course Must Have Infographic

8 Types of Learning Events Every eLearning Course Must Have Infographic | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
A good eLearning course requires the right combination of learning events. But what are these exactly? A learning event is a simplified description of the student’s learning activity. There’s an infinite number of learning strategies, but only eight learning events. It isn’t n... http://elearningfeeds.com/8-types-of-learning-events-every-elearning-course-must-have-infographic/
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LinkedIn Members See Lifelong Learning as the Path to Success Infographic

LinkedIn Members See Lifelong Learning as the Path to Success Infographic | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
For LinkedIn members, education is far more than an early entry on their profile page. New insights shows that professionals at all levels see continued learning as fundamental to their success. And the appetite to keep developing academically doesn’t diminish, no matter how many degrees they h... http://elearningfeeds.com/linkedin-members-see-lifelong-learning-as-the-path-to-success-infographic/
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The Secret to Effective e-Learning Games

The Secret to Effective e-Learning Games | eLearning Industry | Scoop.it
Serious games do more than just offer a few badges for finishing a quiz here and there. An effective serious game creates a learning environment where learning objectives are translated into important behaviors, where the context is meaningful to the learner and decisions are consequential. http://elearningfeeds.com/the-secret-to-effective-e-learning-games/
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