Mobile Learning – Is it Finally Viable?

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Mobile Learning – Is it Finally Viable? Mobile Learning has been a cool shining beacon in the learning industry for quite a while now. But with new technologies, sometimes you have to stop and ask yourself, is it just being used for the sake of the media itself, or is it actually adding to my blended learning portfolio? Why Mobile learning is actually worth its grain of salt. Why should I want to participate in this learning exercise?

Mobile learning solutions platform for Employees on the move

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Mobile learning solutions platform - employees don’t always have time to access their eLearning on a desktop and that is why Gyrus Systems created MobileAim

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The Future of eLearning and Immersive Learning Environments

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Elearning continues to rapidly evolve as technologies such as gamification, immersive learning environments ( ILEs ), MOOCS, mobile learning and other modern training delivery methods penetrate the marketplace. What are immersive learning environments? The NASA learning environment is indeed immersive, but it’s real, not virtual. Incorporating ILE’s into eLearning and using it to train the workforce is truly a disruptive technology.

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

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Predictions for the next big trends in eLearning solutions started appearing before 2017 had even begun. With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? We know from over 20 years of partnering with associations to develop learning solutions, that associations have unique and specific needs regarding the creation and delivery of education programs.

The Concept of Microlearning

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Today, we will evaluate microlearning and the potential it carries in reference to bolstering a learning program. Microlearning is a brief (less than 5 minute) learning component with a focus on a very particular learning object (specifically a skill, behavior, or compliance piece). However, with the migration of learnings to more accessible on the go mobile learning (mLearning) platforms such as phones and tablets, their need becomes a bit more noticeable.

The Future of the LMS

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The future is bright and full of potential technical advancement, included somewhere within that progression is a small segment for Learning Management Systems and how they are already trending towards something completely different. In the Learning and Development world training has migrated from solely instructional and self-taught. To completely accessible without time requirement, electronic, as well as mobile learning platforms. E-Learnings. Mobile Content.

What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry

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What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry. It has already surpassed Candy Crush as the biggest mobile game in US History (Mac Rumors). So, how can this apply to the corporate learning environment? Pokémon Go is great as it is, however, the possibilities of new and more enthralling mLearnings are a real game changer for the learning industry. Also, please join me as I continue to look at new technologies or possibilities in the learning realm.

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

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With just a couple of weeks to the end of the year and a huge variety of association learning solutions being showcased this week at ASAE Technology Conference 2016 , it’s a good time to look back at the association learning trends that were predicted for 2016 and see which of these are still relevant. Which trends will be relevant to the associations attending ASAE Tech 16, looking to enhance or revise their learning technologies? Social Learning and Digital Badges.

10 Secrets of Online Course Design from Award-Winning MOOCs

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Social media participation is not required, but it helps students feel like they’re learning together as part of a poetry community, not just an online course. Coursera’s 2017 Innovation Award was given to the instructors of Learning to Teach Online , Dr. Simon McIntyre and Dr. Negin Mirriahi of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia. The eight-week curriculum is flexible enough that students can choose their own learning pathway based on individual goals. #3

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore

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Rapid advances in technology and modern workforce needs are transforming the way, workforce learning & training is delivered and training courses are created. Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook. Mobile learning. Creative and Digestible Learning Modules.

WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

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For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. This award honors the learning solution vendor which best caters for the unique and varied requirements of associations that provide education and certification programs for their members.

The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

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The future looks bright for association e-learning. The growing lifelong learning market provides plenty of opportunity. One weakness is holding associations back from reaching their market potential and becoming lifelong learning powerhouses. I learned about this vulnerability while reading the fifth edition of Association Learning + Technology from Tagoras. Start with an association e-learning strategy. Use of mobile learning.

Five Tips for Motivating Physician Learners

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As consultants and providers of learning technology to organizations that do CME (continuing medical education) and GME (graduate medical education), we’re often faced with this question: why is it so hard to get physicians to pay attention to (a given client’s) learning? With a lot of competition for their information needs and with very little time to invest in it, physicians need to believe in the value of your learning experience before they will engage with it.

The 6 Hottest Training Technologies That You Can’t Overlook

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Editor's Note: This blog was originally published in eLearning Industry in May 2016, and has been reproduced here with permission. It is redefining workforce learning methods and tools, allowing organizations to nurture their talent in the most effective way. This widespread adoption of mobile phones as well as other mobile devices such as tablets, e-reader, etc. is encouraging organizations to leverage mobile learning technologies for their workforce training.