mobile learning

The Rise and Rise of Video, and why it works……

I was taken by a recent newsletter from Elliot Masie discussing the phenomenal rise in the use of video for learning in many organisations. Masie reported rises of over 1000% in some organisations. Video for learning really has blindsided many of the industries...

Don’t forget video in the rush to mobile learning and BYOD.

Mobile learning is still proving a challenge to many organisations, with a series of complex and costly solutions emerging on the market, when in our view mobile learning is really about additionality of learning opportunities, flexibility of learning opportunities,...

BETT 2013: What we saw and what was missing….

As we have written to in our previous Blogs comparing BETT with its rival (?) exhibition Learning Technologies, BETT was an exhibition of size and significance, indicating that the market in education for e-learning and technology is hugely important for UK PLC, and...

What we will see at Learning Technologies 2013

As my inbox fills up with invites to visit stands at Learning Technologies, and Training Press releases gets busier and busier with announcements of launches and seminars, we know Learning Technologies is fully upon us. As well as our usual review based on visiting...

When will the tipping point come for mobile learning?

There is an ever growing conviction, and no shortage of investment in mobile learning technologies by the e-learning industry at present, indicating a firm belief that this is the "now" or "next" big thing! In an industry given over to a little too much hype and...

Next Learning Unwrapped – Nick van Dam

I have always been a fan of Nick van Dams e-learning Fieldbook, and often refer enquirers to answer the questions posed by Nick to understand what e-learning works best for. I have now completed Nick’s 2011 book, Next Learning Unwrapped, that comes with an...

Has e-learning progressed in the last 6 years?

It is very informative to read the excellent publication from UfI Charitable trust:  Scaling Up – Achieving a Breakthrough in Adult Learning with Technology where a team of researchers have interviewed a great number of influential individuals in this world of...

FLATMAGS the new world of learning

The FLATMAGS: that’s Facebook, Linked-in, Apple, Twitter, Microsoft, Amazon (and) Google, who are changing the way the world learns. Does this term work for you….it does for us as a shorthand for the companies that are in some way coming to dominate how and where we...

So…You want to set up your own e-learning business.

With a difficult economic background and many individuals looking at working for themselves by setting up their own businesses, is it wise to consider setting up an e-learning business? With students leaving university finding it difficult to get work, but full of...

Is e-learning becoming more popular in the UK?

The e-learning market has long been predicted to grow, indeed it is over a decade since Andy Grove of  Intel fame predicted that  e-learning will be the next big thing….and somehow the promise, in the eyes of many, has never quite materialised. Yet quietly and perhaps...

Themes from Learning Technologies 2012

So what were the themes we saw at Learning Technologies 2012: Content still key, but of an ever widening genre…… Content developers were still very much in demand by delegates, with Kineo, Brightwave and LINE – with its Learning Architecture and PTK’s excellent game...

Learning Technologies 2012 – review

Another busy, well attended show with lots of delegates provided with a wide range of exhibitors all combining to offer a real buzz. The 2012 Learning Technologies show was interesting for a variety of reasons, and one particularly interesting reason was that this...

Learning Technologies – wisdom of the crowds downloads

….what presentations are being viewed from Learning Technologies Conference in January 2012? We thought we would do some totally unscientific download crowd analysis. If you visit http://dpcloud.co/v3/enterprise/learningtech/ you can see the many excellent...