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Corona, CA Jan. 13, 2015 - Elearning! Media Group, producers of the Enterprise Learning! Conference 2015 (ELC15), is pleased to announce its groundbreaking lineup of Keynote Speakers for the conference. Dr. Jennifer Golbeck, director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland and author of “Analyzing the Social...
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3 Questions… For John Ambrose, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, Skillsoft Recent research has indicated that L&D departments have been changing their focus in recent times. What changes are you seeing? We’ve seen the ratio of learning professionals to learners diminish to the point that is less than...
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By David Price, Author of ‘Open’ and Keynote at Enterprise Learning! Conference 2014 www.ELCEShow.com As I researched my new book, OPEN: How We’ll Work, Live and Learn In The Future, a recurring question loomed large over the evidence I was gathering: why is formal learning so unsuccessful in  engaging its...
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In David Price's revealing book called OPEN - How We'll Work, Live and Learn in the Future, he contrasted the difference between "Learning Socially," and "Learning in School, College & Work."  He came up with a comparative table that contrasted the two, and I thought that it would serve as...
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This was the question that we put to Jeanne Meister, co-author of The 2020 Workplace, and the Founding Partner of Future Workplace, a firm that provides executive education to HR leaders and high-potential managers to build the skills and capabilities needed for success in the workplace of the future.  Not...
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We'd like you to add to the list! In the spirit of the holidays, we asked Elearning! and Government Elearning! staff members what kind of learning-related gifts they would like.  After the lists were narrowed down to remove Ferrari's, tropical winter vacations and gold bullion (re: podcast player, learning environment, and...
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When I spotted this YouTube video, I thought that this would be a great video to watch for both content, as well as to see a demonstration of how Google+ Hangouts works in a discussion format.  So with that as a preamble, join Khan Academy founder Sal Khan and Stanford...
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In 2009, mobile devices began outselling PCs.  On January 27th, 2010, the iPad was announced at an Apple press conference by Steve Jobs.  The iPad has now become the fastest-selling consumer product of all times. These mobile devices have an enormous penetration in the world’s population.  In fact, 90% of...
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(See video at end of blog post.)When I was running education for one of the big software companies, one of my managers asked me this question at an off-site meeting: If you could describe the perfect "learning agent" or "personal tutor" of the future, what would that look like?  Inspired by...
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Taking Social Learning to the Next Level submitted & written by guest blogger and Enterprise Learning! Summit speaker Marcello Hunter Today, the technology industry is challenged with delivering talent development, training and certifications to evolve the current workforce to meet the demands of tomorrow and to shrink the global technology skills...
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Graphic Credit: Mobile Learning Handbook from ADLNet.gov One of the upcoming panelists at our Enterprise Learning! Summit - Tom Archibald - pointed me to this great guide for mobile learning that Advanced Distance Learning published.   It's entitled the Mobile Learning Handbook.   This is a free government publication that I'll...
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The Enterprise Learning! Summit DC focuses on how executives can build smarter organizations. Over the 2 day conference, executive can access 66 experts, across 16 sessions and 20 sponsors. Executives should attend the Summit to share, network and learn from top learning leaders, analysts and experts. The Enterprise Learning! Summit will...
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This is an early review of the new Google "Terminator" Sunglasses that are under development in Google's X laboratory.
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Come join us on March 20th-21st at the Old Town Hilton in Alexandria, VA and expand your horizons.  Take home new ideas, new perspectives, and re-ignite the learning passion in your enterprise.  In addition to Leland Melvin, Dave Carey, Karie Willyerd, Nick van Dam, and Jay Cross mentioned above, you’ll...
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In elementary school I remember when books were passed out. First a slightly weighty math book, then what felt like a two ton history book followed. When the teacher said, "Take one and pass them back," that was, for my generation, a calorie burning workout, especially if you sat at the...
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Learning Professionals at all levels are constantly looking at how they can impact their students.  Constantly leading the instruction and making sure that when participants leave a session, whether virtual or onsite, they are able to take the skills from that learning event and place them neatly in their toolbox for...
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Being a top learning organization is one of the key differentiators for companies that wish to retain and attract top talent. Merely having a training and development team in your organization does not automatically indicate that an employer is on the cutting edge of learning innovation and strategy. There are key...
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This is an Encore presentation of some of the best sessions from the conference. You'll be able to interact with the panelists virtually, and find out what some of the best solutions were at ELCE.
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Thought you might like to comment on the views expressed by the Founders of the LMS sector:  Bobby Yazdani, CEO and Founder of Saba Software; Alan Todd, Former CEO and Founder of KnowledgePlanet (now Mzinga); and Frank Russell, Former CEO and Founder of GeoLearning.   Here is their response to a...
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Arnold Palmer, one of the original kings of golf, had a saying, “Your worst putt is better than your best chip.” In other words, if you are off the green, you are better off putting from the fringe or light rough than chipping. So it is with any new initiative or...
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