eLearning Trends 2017

This report amalgamates findings from various research reports to paint a picture of the elearning market. You will need to give quite a lot of information before you can download it!

Fosway 20

Editor’s note: I’m a big believer in looking backwards and sideways to move forwards. This archive of research from learning analyst Fosway Group shows how much, or little, has changed in learning in the last 20 years.

On Our Love-Hate Relationship with the Next Button – curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our edited Twitter highlights from the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on the click next button. [View the story “On Our Love-Hate Relationship with the Next Button – curated chat2lrn tweets” on Storify]

Elearning. L&D’s hard to kick habit?

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Editor’s note: A simple, powerful point from Dan Roddy about thinking differently as an L&D professional.

Top tips on finding an LMS vendor

Craig Weiss

LearnPatch is interviewing some of the speakers at the forthcoming World of Learning Conference and Exhibition. Here, Roisin Woolnough talks to e-learning analyst Craig Weiss. When buying a new house, people put in a lot of time, effort and research to getting the right place. Same with buying a car. What about buying a new […]

Seven things elearning professionals must do now

Editor’s note: A provocative list from Bill Brandon – from big data to understanding learning as an ecosystem, this is a useful list against which to measure your activities.

The Serious Elearning Manifesto: a vision for elearning that’s not about courses

Elearning is no longer about courses, according the Serious Elearning Manifesto published by a group of leading elearning practitioners. The manifesto was written by Michael Allen, CEO, Allen Interactions, Julie Dirksen, consultant and instructional designer and author of Design For How People Learn, author and consultant Clark Quinn and consultant Will Thalheimer. When you read […]

The difference between online learning, e-learning and blended learning

Editor’s note: This is why L&D professionals should blog. A great discussion here amongst Clive Shepherd, Nick Shackleton-Jones and others on formal/informal, online and elearning.

38 E-learning traps and how to avoid them

Editor’s note: Mining the collective wisdom of 70 delegates at Online Educa Berlin, this list makes for compelling reading if you are interested in how to make elearning work.

eLearning is virtually the Same

Editor’s note: A short, and clear, explanation of why virtual classrooms can be effective for learning. Thanks to @lightbulbjo for sharing.

The Really Useful eLearning Instruction Manual

Editor’s note: Jane Hart has written a chapter of this useful looking book, produced by the Elearning Network’s Rob Hubbard.

Toyota e-learning upgrade aims to cut mechanics’ training time by up to a year

Editor’s note: Toyota aims to reduce training times for technical teams by a year by adopting a new elearning programme.

City & Guilds Kineo to launch Elearning Apprenticeship Academy

City & Guilds Kineo have announced plans to launch an elearning academy and apprenticeship programme. The aim is to create a new set of learning and qualifications for new entrants to the elearning industry. City & Guilds Kineo said the continued adoption of elearning had led to a skills shortage in the e-learning industry, particularly […]

20 resources for new elearning professionals

Editor’s note: Useful list of blogs, books and Twitter profiles covering elearning.

How playing video games can make you a more effective employee

Editor’s note: A look at how elearning company Axonify combines video games with cutting edge brain science.