VR and 3D Learning Worlds

Augmented Reality: Making Interactions Tangible

Dominic FehlingWuppertal, November 2016 - Digital media make new forms of teaching and learning in vocational education possible. In the context of the project entitled "Social Augmented Learning" (SAL) funded by Germany’s Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), augmented reality has established itself as a valuable tool for the expansion of digital educational offerings. At the LEARNTEC congress, Dominic Fehling of Wuppertal’s Bergische University will present an analysis of his experience.

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Venlo City

Successful Implementation of Digital Decision Making

Heidelberg (GER), November 2016 - The Venlo (Netherlands) city council is a modern, ambitious organization in full development and intent on improving its services to its residents. This development focuses on improving executive and civil management, operating more customer focused, working more integrally, and giving more space and responsibilities to its staff.

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Towards Maturity

Evidence-Based Tactics that Will Accelerate Change

London (UK), November 2016 - Towards Maturity’s new Learning Benchmark Report shows a record 93% of L&D professionals want to integrate learning and work – however, only 15% are delivering on this. At a time when businesses need to respond faster than ever before, this is a challenge that people professionals clearly need to address.

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Big Data

Learning Analytics in Informal Scenarios

Dr. Stefan DietzeHannover (GER), Dezember 2016 - Learning is increasingly taking place in informal contexts and is a central component of everyday online activities. For example, the exchange and interaction in social networks and the use of search engines often reveal an implicit learning process. This produces large amounts of data on a daily basis whose interpretation in relation to factors of relevance to learning, such as the user’s competence or learning behavior, requires efficient evaluation. Dr. Stefan Dietze of Hannover’s Leibniz University will provide details in his lecture at LEARNTEC.

 

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Game on!

How a Virtual Game Helps New Hires Get onboard at SAP

Walldorf (GER), November 2016 – (by Celine Burgle, Patrick Robinson, and Corinna Machmeier) Caipei Song started at SAP in August 2016 as associate developer. It’s his first job after graduating from university, and he enjoys it. However, joining the world of SAP can be quite a culture shock. "At the beginning, it was not easy for me to get to know the company because I was not sure where to start," remembers Caipei.

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Mobile Learning

Wearables: an integral Aspect of Everyday Life?

Prof. Daniel GilgenTrier (GER), Dezember 2016 - "In the future, we will be supported in our real-world activities by information, analyses, and instructions from computers without perceiving them as such," explains Prof. Daniel Gilgen of the Trier University of Applied Sciences’ Intermedia Design Institute. At LEARNTEC, he will explain the wearable-supported mobile-learning scenarios he envisions in the future.

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DevOps Handbook

AXELOS and IT Revolution Pioneer Online Training Program

London (UK), November 2016 - Millions of practitioners in the global DevOps and IT service management (ITSM) communities are to gain access to a new DevOps awareness-training program. This high-quality program is based on IT Revolution’s DevOps Handbook and draws on the combined expertise of IT Revolution and AXELOS in the fields of DevOps, lean, agile, and ITSM.

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Modern Workplace Learning

The Problem of Learning habits - Change Requires Time

Hedwig SeipelBensheim (GER), Dezember 2016 - With the advances in digitalization, modern workplace learning is increasingly becoming a focus of theories on the transformation of learning processes in companies. To make the successful leap from theory to practice, though, our beloved learning and teaching habits have to be reexamined and changed. Digital learning designer Hedwig Seipel will give her views on how this can be done constructively at the LEARNTEC congress.

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Future Working Place

Informal Learning in the Age of Digitalization

Dr. Helko LehmannSaarbruecken (GER), Dezember 2016 - In the future, smart devices linked to IT systems - telephones, watches, cars, heating systems, machines, and industrial systems - will continuously produce and exchange a wide range of data related to usage, control, consumption, etc. This "digital transformation" will lead to the continuous adaptation of value chains in all industries to modified data. Companies’ ability to effectively analyze data and flexibly adapt to changing situations will become a decisive competitive factor. Accordingly, requirements for the employees will also be in a permanent state of change.

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Video Advertising

Adobe to Acquire TubeMogul

San Jose, CA (USA), November 2016 - Adobe has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TubeMogul for approximately $540 million net in debt and cash. Under the terms of the agreement, Adobe will commence a cash tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of TubeMogul for $14 per share. TubeMogul is a leader in video advertizing, with a single platform that enables brands and agencies to plan and buy video advertizing across desktops, mobile, streaming devices, and TVs. 

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Cooperation

World’s First Employee Knowledge Platform for the UK

Louise PasterfieldPlymouth (UK), November 2016 - Sponge UK, a leading provider of custom-made workplace eLearning solutions, has announced that it is complementing its corporate-learning services with the Axonify Employee Knowledge Platform. The platform uses advanced technologies to help improve business performance by ensuring employees build and retain their knowledge over time.

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Global Blended Learning

IMPACT and the Uniform Global Compliance Standard

Dr. Alexander von RedenMunich (GER), Dezember 2016 – Dr. Alexander von Reden has been responsible for Compliance Management at BSH Home Appliances Ltd since 2015. It is his task to ensure that all the employees in both the company’s numerous factories in Germany and abroad and its global sales and service network are trained in compliance issues in accordance with their responsibilities. In the process, a uniform global standard for compliance training is to be adhered to. Dr. von Reden will speak about his approach to the solution: "IMPACT - International Management Program for Compliance Trainings" at the LEARNTEC congress.

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"Exporting Is Great"

Digital Learning Consultancy Takes Its Expertise to Hong Kong

Richard LoweBristol (UK), November 2016 - Training and digital learning consultancy Hewlett Rand is making its mark in Hong Kong, having secured a contract with the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB). The Bristol-based consultancy has developed a new eLearning strategy for the organisation that is now being rolled out to all its members. 

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Worlddidac Association

Speexx Wins Worlddidac for Its "Perfect Blend"

Munich (GER), November 2016 - Speexx, a leading online language-training provider, has been honoured by the Worlddidac Association for the sixth consecutive time for innovative solutions in the Blended Learning category. The award ceremony, sponsored by telecommunications provider Swisscom, took place in Bern, Switzerland. 

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HEAd'17

Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances

ValenciaValencia (E), November 2016 - After the great success of the previous HEAd conferences, which received submissions from 54 countries, the organizers are pleased to announce the Third International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'17), 21-23 June 2017 in Valencia, Spain. 

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To Be a Digital Citizen

Media & Learning Conference and Symposium

Brussels (BE), November 2016 - This year, the annual Media & Learning get-together in Brussels will be structured around two separate events: the Media & Learning Conference entitled Learning Media for Digital Citizenship and the Media & Learning Symposium called Video in Higher Education. This highly interactive gathering will include lots of inspiring talks, demos, best-practice showcases, and workshop sessions. 

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Call for Papers

Fifteenth Conference on Education and Information Systems

Winter Garden, FL (USA), November 2016 - Please consider contributing by submitting an article to the fifteenth International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications: EISTA 2017, to be held 08-11 July 2017 in Orlando, Florida, USA, jointly with the eleventh International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics, and Informatics: IMSCI 2017; the twenty-first World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2017 and the tenth International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation: IMETI 2017.

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