• eLA Discussion & Networking Meeting - 23 August 2017


    The Opportunities of Mobile & Micro Learning

    23rd August 2017

    The Melting Pot - Edinburgh

    1 - 4 p.m.


    Mobile technology provides us an opportunity to offer universal access to learning experiences, but what do we need to be doing differently to make it work for society at large?
    eLearning has for many years offered the tantalising prospect of opening up the world of learning & development to the population at large.  Whether you have a job or not, have the funds available or not, or come from a background where learning is not encouraged, technology give us the chance to offer learning opportunities to a wide population.
    But does recent experience match the rhetoric? Much of what we see as eLearning is being used primarily in a corporate environment (industry or education), so what of those who are excluded (for whatever reasons) from these opportunities?  

    Our next discussion group will focus on the opportunities that “mobile” present us, and ask what we need to be doing differently to make the most of what’s on offer.

    The Meeting will take place at The Melting Pot in Edinburgh between 1 & 4pm on Wednesday 23rd August.

    To book your place, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


    Pre-Meeting Reading:

    Defining Microlearning - Clark Quinn

    What Is Microlearning And What Are The Most Important Microlearning Features? - eLearning Industry

    The 6 Big Benefits of Microlearning - Leo Learning

    Mobile Learning: More than just design standards - eCom Scotland

    10 Killer Examples Of Mobile Learning To Boost Employee Engagement And Performance - Asha Pandey

    The Attention Span Crisis - Ashleigh Hull

    Best Practices for e-learning and m-learning course building - Craig Weiss

  • Learning Technologies 2015 Summer Forum seminar programme announced

    The seminar programme for the upcoming Learning Technologies Summer Forum is now available; learning industry experts to present and debate the hottest topics in L&D.

    The Learning Technologies Summer Forum seminar programme contains a packed agenda of free seminars during the unique one-day follow-up event to Learning Technologies 2015. There are over 30 seminars in the programme across four theatres in the exhibition hall. It takes place in London and Olympia on June 16.

    The full Learning Technologies Summer Forum seminar programme is available online: over 30 seminars including:

        Agile video - learning lessons from TV journalism (12.00 - 12.30 Theatre 4)
        All devices, all the time…responsive and adaptive design in reality (14.15 - 14.45 Theatre 3)
        Benefits of e-learning meets corporate video approach (12.00 - 12.30 Theatre 2)
        Case study: e-learning for behaviour change and service transformation within Transport for London (13.30 - 14.00 Theatre 2)
        Delivering tomorrow’s learning today (12.45 - 13.15 Theatre 1)
        Digital learning: the revolution still waiting to happen (10.30 - 11.00 Theatre 4)
        Engagement and motivation: improving learning outcomes (14.15 - 14.45 Theatre 4)
        Getting started with learning and talent analytics (14.15 - 14.45 Theatre 2)
        Hallmarks of successful training organisations (12.45 - 13.15 Theatre 4)
        How to create networked knowledge and performance platforms (11.15 - 11.45 Theatre 3)
        Is traditional training delivery dead? Are you on board with the new training revolution? (13.30 - 14.00 Theatre 3)
        Love the way you learn – a mobile, social future (11.15 - 11.45 Theatre 1)
        Make your learning a retail experience  (12.45 - 13.15 Theatre 3)
        Press play: how to integrate games into your e-learning (11.15 - 11.45 Theatre 2)
        Simulations: what they are and when to use them (10.30 - 11.00 Theatre 2)
        Smart ways to do multi-device learning (12.00 - 12.30 Theatre 3)
        Supporting informal learning with the right technology (15.00 - 15.30 Theatre 4)
        The role of technology in enabling a values based culture (12.45 - 13.15 Theatre 2)
        Total learning for the future - personal…dynamic…now (13.30 - 14.00 Theatre 1)
        Trade engagement through an extended enterprise LMS (15.00 - 15.30 Theatre 3)
        Using data to personalize online training (10.30 - 11.00 Theatre 3)
        ”We get more feedback on Ebay!” Coaching and feedback in a millennial era (15.00 - 15.30 Theatre 1)

    Entry to the event is free and registration for the exhibition and free seminar programme is available online: Learning Technologies Summer Forum.

    Read more at Training Press Releases

  • Registration for the Scottish Learning Festival 2015 now open

    SLF is the key education event in Scotland welcoming thousands of educational professionals.

    SLF 2015 takes place on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 September in the SECC, Glasgow. SLF 2015 is free for everyone to attend and gives you access to inspirational keynotes, over 100 professional development seminars where you can engage in activities and learn from practitioners and young people, over 100 exhibitors showcasing educational resources, lively debate at the professional discussions focusing on 'How good is our school?', closing the gap and developing the young workforce and opportunities for discussion and professional networking with peers and colleagues from across Scotland.

    A number of new features have been added to the SLF line-up, including a Food for Thought Showcase, the Healthier Scotland Cooking Bus and the Developing the Young Workforce showcase.

    To guarantee your place at SLF 2015 book your place today.

  • World of Learning Conference Programme Published

    A two-day conference from Venture Marketing Group, World of Learning is aimed at senior L&D professionals.  The Conference this year will take place at NEC Birmingham on 17th & 18th October.

    World of Learning presents L&D professionals with an opportunity to share experiences and learn from others how to best overcome the hurdles and ensure you're delivering the solutions the business needs to stay ahead.