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The Red Hot LMS Market – data says it’s for real, but is it?

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I’ve just caught up with an interesting and excellent article that Josh Bersin wrote in forbes.com last week. In it he provides some exciting data showing how LMSs are far from dying out, they are getting bigger and better. Click here to read Josh’s article. Some of the data is more impressive than even he presents, for example, he talks in terms of 500+ LMSs out there worldwide, if you… Read More »The Red Hot LMS Market – data says it’s for real, but is it?

Engage Your Learners and Boost Return on Investment

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Last week Juliette Denny posted an interesting piece on elearningindustry.com in which she justified why engagement is at the centre of return on investment when it comes to learning and development. Engagement is something that has challenged everyone in the industry since way back when and Juliette suggests that we now have a new tool in the form of online gameification. It is an interesting read and also has some… Read More »Engage Your Learners and Boost Return on Investment

Maximizing the Return on Investment (ROI) from eLearning

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I have rarely in the past posted information of an upcoming webinar – but I have attended many of Steve’s webinars over the years and I think the time is probably right for many people to be thinking about or revisiting ROI from learning – judging by the times it seems to have come up in communications lately. Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014 – 2:00PM – 3:00PM Eastern Time (that’s… Read More »Maximizing the Return on Investment (ROI) from eLearning

Are Informal and Mobile Learning Merging?

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We are probably all aware that, if we think about it, we all learn something just about every day. We don’t go out of our way to learn things and we don’t go on prescribed courses of learning, we just pick things up. We probably do this more and more now that the internet is part of most people’s everyday lives. How often have you ‘Googled’ something only to find,… Read More »Are Informal and Mobile Learning Merging?

What is e-Learning?

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Besides giving you a basic definition of e-learning and explaining all of the components that might contribute to an e-learning course, this well presented 4 minute animated video might give some already working in the learning industry some new ideas and options they might apply to the work they have already done. Produced by GIZ eAcademy in September 2013.

Online (e) Learning Revolution

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This three minute video was put together by http://e-learningcentre.com.ng (Online Educational Portal) and Internet Business Academy in October 2013. It gives you many bullet point facts and figures (mainly relating to the US, it seems). Nevertheless, it is a useful information resource.

Mobile Learning – do we have a Revolution?

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Ashley Sinclair takes a look back over the past year and comes up with four possible reasons why we are starting to see such a widespread adoption of multi-device in the world of learning. She states that research shows that the percentage of organisations using mobile devices has grown from 36{5f90343551c95c1cd8d815abe76582cd7f3b06a4d52ee69a52e5ef37d2cdd564} in 2010, through 47{5f90343551c95c1cd8d815abe76582cd7f3b06a4d52ee69a52e5ef37d2cdd564} in 2012 and has now reached 71{5f90343551c95c1cd8d815abe76582cd7f3b06a4d52ee69a52e5ef37d2cdd564}. The reasons identified and further explained are: It… Read More »Mobile Learning – do we have a Revolution?

Tell Me a Story… Resources!

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We all know that telling a story is often a very effective means of communication. In online learning, we are often under such time and budget constraints that storytelling becomes very difficult to justify – unfortunately. But we should not give up! Allison Nederveld has recently put together a really great list of links covering just about everything to do with the use of storytelling. Click here to go to… Read More »Tell Me a Story… Resources!

How to Create a Mobile Learning Strategy

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A few months ago the Chief Learning Officer website published a short article on this subject. In it, they quoted that according to an Ambient Insight report, by 2015 the mobile learning market is expected to reach $9.1 billion.  If you have not seriously thought how you might be using mobiles as a vehicle for learning, then this is more than important to read! Click here to go to the… Read More »How to Create a Mobile Learning Strategy

Free eLearning ROI Calculators

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Can I start with an apology? I was looking around to see if anything had been done recently, maybe someone has some new and alternative ideas on this, I was thinking. Perhaps I did not look hard enough. Nevertheless, probably still the best list of some is that produced by Christopher Pappas at elearningindustry.com almost two years ago. I have been through Christopher’s article and, as you would expect, there… Read More »Free eLearning ROI Calculators