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Issue 15  |  July 2012 Subscribe Now  |  Send to a friend
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Unified Learning System
Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning
Upside Learning In A Flash
Spotlight
Towards Maturity 2012 Benchmark Study Closes Soon!
View To Learn

Webcast: Mobile Learning - Delivering Learning In A Connected World
Webinar: A Unified Approach To Learning Management
Industry Sightings
Microsoft Releases Office 365 For Education
Adobe Launches eLearning Suite 6‚ Presenter 8
eLogic Learning Becomes An Early Adopter Of ‘Tin Can API’
E-Learning Going Mobile In Asia
 
From The Director’s Desk
 
Too many thoughts run through my mind as I wonder about the nature of learning in about a decade. Most of these are direct evolutions of technology that we are seeing today. There will possibly be technologies that we don’t foresee that are also bound to have an impact. But the two key themes that we believe will (continue to) emerge in the future are Mobile and Unified Learning. You can read our thoughts - in the form of blog posts and webinars - on these themes in this issue.

Finally‚ a quick reminder for participating in Towards Maturity’s 2012 Benchmark Study; the study closes on 30th July.
 
 
Warm regards‚


Amit Gautam
Director - Technology Solutions


 
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Unified Learning System

Current organizational challenges in managing learning demand a system that understands that different technology options (web/ mobile) and different channels of learning (classroom/social/informal/self-paced) are a part of the whole learning experience a learner needs and‚ in these times‚ almost demands. We believe that the time is right to adapt a unified approach to learning management and transform learning management as we know it.

Read our 3 posts series on unified learning systems as we debate if the time is right to move onto a unified learning system‚ discuss how a Learning Management System is now slowly evolving into a unified learning system‚ and state the 7 key reasons why you need to adopt a Unified Learning System if you haven’t already.

Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning

When it comes to mobile learning‚ myths and misconceptions abound. The mLearning domain is still new to many‚ so this confusion is to be expected. But these myths are actually holding back the widespread adoption of mobile learning in the workplace.

We share 7 of the most common myths we have all come across at some point in time. If mobile learning is on your mind‚ I suggest you give this a good read. It will clear all the doubts you may be harboring and provide answers to questions you may have been lugging along.
 
  Spotlight

Towards Maturity 2012 Benchmark Study Closes Soon!

We had spoken about this great study that Towards Maturity is carrying out in our last issue. To all of you who have participated‚ we extend our gratitude. To those of you who haven’t yet‚ we urge you to participate now. The survey closes on 30th July.

As a result of taking part in this confidential study‚ you will receive your own personalized company benchmark report (valued at £300) to help you compare your strategies with your peers and with the industry’s top performers. You will also receive a complimentary paper - 101 Tips for Success - sharing practical ideas from last year’s participants.

Have more questions about benchmarking? Read 10 Questions about the Towards Maturity Benchmark.

 
View To Learn

Webcast: Mobile Learning - Delivering Learning In A Connected World

Today‚ delivering learning in this flat‚ connected world has brought Mobile Learning into mainstream education and training. It allows for a spectrum of possibilities that were not present before‚ and some that continue to evolve. But the question still remains - How can you deliver learning in this connected world?

Watch this on demand video recording of a webinar based on ASTD’s and i4cp’s recently published‚ Upside Learning sponsored report - ‘Mobile Learning: Delivering Learning in a Connected World’. You can learn how the ubiquity of mobile devices have created a perfect environment for delivering learning solutions to the workforce‚ where or when they need it. It also provides insights from a survey on implementing Mobile Learning in the workplace‚ gathered from interviews conducted with representatives of several organizations.View now.

Webinar: A Unified Approach To Learning Management

Just bolting on different systems with a view to creating a unified approach to learning management creates a disjoint experience; not only for the learners but also for the training administrators.

A unified learning system understands and incorporates diverse technology options (web/mobile) and different channels of learning (classroom / self-paced / social / informal) to create a unified learning experience for both the learners and the administrators. Watch this on demand video recording of our webinar with the folks at Brandon Hall‚ titled ‘A Unified Approach to Learning Management’‚ to learn more about the need and advantages of a unified learning system. View now.
  Industry Sightings

Microsoft Releases Office 365 For Education

Microsoft has recently launched a version of its Office 365 cloud collaboration suite specifically aimed at K-12 schools and universities. Learn more.

Adobe Launches eLearning Suite 6‚
Presenter 8


Industry-leading authoring suite‚ Adobe‚ introduces HTML5-based mLearning support‚ presenter compatible with Microsoft PowerPoint. Learn more.
 
 
  eLogic Learning Becomes An Early Adopter Of ‘Tin Can API’

eLogic Learning has partnered with Rustici Software to be an early adopter of the next generation of SCORM standards known as the ‘Tin Can API’. Learn more.

E-Learning Going Mobile In Asia

Proliferation of mobile devices in Asia is driving businesses in region to customize more flexible ways of distributing e-learning content to users‚ say market players. Learn more.
 
 
  Upside Learning In A Flash

A recognized leader in training outsourcing‚ we are one of the leading names in Custom eLearning‚ Learning Management System (LMS) and Mobile Learning Solutions the world over. For over 8 years‚ our award-winning solutions and services have enabled 150+ clients from a diverse set of industries and countries manage their learning easily and effectively.

Our solutions and services portfolio includes:
  1. UpsideLMS - A best value Learning Management System
  2. Upside2Go - A revolutionary Mobile Learning platform (available on iOS‚ BlackBerry and Android)
  3. Custom eLearning & Mobile Learning Solutions
  4. Catalog Courses (over 3500 courses in IT‚ Finance‚ Office Skills‚ Soft Skills etc.)
  5. Technical Support & UpsideLMS Administrative Services
Get a detailed overview of our solutions and services.

Bell‚ Tyco Learning‚ Ensco‚ Kraft Asia‚ L’Oreal‚ Australian Aerospace‚ L&T‚ HDFC are few of our prestigious clients managing their learning with our solutions and services. Read some of our client testimonials or read some case studies.

Last but not the least - Awards. We have been consistently picking up awards and other recognition every year‚ including the most recent 2011 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards. See all our awards and recognitions.

PS: If video is your kind of thing‚ here’s a short AV that will give you a sneak peek into our company in just 60 seconds.
 
   
 
 
 
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