Visions

Development Makes Strides, Both Technically and Exponential

Christian BöhlerIngolstadt / Essen (GER), December 2018 - "Corporate Learning 2025 - Are we making ourselves superfluous as trainers?" With this provocative question, Christian Böhler from innogy Se and Tobias Pickl from Audi will take the stage at LEARNTEC on 29 January 2019 at 16:30. This year, 2018, several representatives of large companies got together to reflect on how their situation as trainers in large corporations might look in 2025. They came up with several hypotheses that would appear to have predictive authority for corporate learning in 2025.

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Enormous Potential

Positive Hands-on Experience Boosts the Use of AR

Jens HofmannDresden (GER), December 2018 - Jens Hofmann is a trainer and project manager at SBG Dresden, one of eastern Germany’s largest corporate training providers for the chemistry and pharmaceutical industries. Jens is responsible for the design and testing of new teaching and learning methods in basic and advanced vocational training. He will talk about his experience with augmented reality at the LEARNTEC Congress on 30 January 2019 at 16:15 in the session "Ready for ARBT? - Teaching and Learning Scenarios for Augmented Reality Based Training in the Field of Vocational Education".

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Building Relationships

Learning through Reflection upon Experience

Torsten HardießKönigswinter (GER), December 2018 - Torsten Hardieß has investigated the issue of how "Alexa, chatbots, and similar tools individualize learning and improve transfer". The psychologist and his team are undertaking research into how human-machine interactions can be used successfully in the development of personnel and their individual personalities. He will speak at the LEARNTEC Congress, 31 January 2019 at 10:45.

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Future Skills

The Amdocs Lifelong Learning MOOC

Michal MaromTel Aviv (IL) / Chesterfield, Missouri (USA), November 2018 - How can we design learning materials for the way people actually learn? In this session, "Tricks for Better Learning Design", on  Thursday, 06 December from 16:30 to 17:30, you can hear from practitioners who have done exactly that. They have demonstrated that there are practical approaches that can make a huge difference to the uptake of learning opportunities, the way people engage with them, and the ongoing impact they have in the organisation. Michal Marom will speak about "Amdoc’s Lifelong Learning Corporate MOOC: Why, What and How".

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GDPR

A Simple Principle: Privacy is Key

Rens van der VorstEindhoven (NL), November 2018 – "Balancing Data Collection and Data Protection" is the topic of the session on Thursday, 06 December from 12:15 to 13:30. Speakers on this panel will discuss their journeys so far into data protection and privacy. They have built GDPR compliance into their systems and tools for higher education and invite you to learn from their tests and triumphs. Legal insights will be offered, too, including a review of the past six months since the new data protection regulation has been enforced, as well as advice on what to expect and how to prepare for 2019. Rens van der Vorst will speak about "The Quantified Student Project".

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Deeper Learning

What Works to Get the Best Results

Patti ShankSanta Rosa, CA (USA), November 2018 - As a learning designer, analyst, author, and president of Learning Peaks, USA, Patti Shank is internationally recognized. She works with organizations to analyze and find solutions for organizational performance needs and is regularly asked to speak at conferences and to train trainers, instructors, designers, and experts. At OEB Global 2019, you can hear her in two sessions: in the Debate Plenary on Thursday evening and in "Managing Memory for Deeper Learning" on Friday, 07 December from 11:45 to 13:00.

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Curating Content

The Right Choice Is Half the Battle

Uwe Hofschröer
(c) IMC AG

Saarbrücken (GER), October 2018 - Training staff in large organisations often question why they should develop learning content for employees themselves. This is a valid question; there is a lot of external training content available either free or under license that is not only current, but also well presented and researched. When it comes to imparting knowledge on basic skills quickly and easily, curated content may seem a sensible alternative to more complex and expensive in-house production. However, it is important to be careful when selecting, compiling, and recommending learning content, as it requires a certain level of practice and instinct.

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Digital Learning Strategy

New Skills Wanted!

Kirsten WessendorfSaarbrücken (GER), May 2018 - Nothing is as constant as change in the context of today's learning and working environments. The necessity of being better, more forward thinking, and quicker is ever present. And in achieving this, continuous learning nearly always has a role to play. Many companies have already understood how important it is to rethink or restructure learning architectures within their businesses.

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On LNTV

Digital Transformation at Fashion Retailer River Island

London (UK), April 2018 - April's Learning Now tv includes interviews with River Island's Head of Talent, Nebel Crowhurst, and UX designer, Mike Collins, on the high street retailer's digital transformation journey; Eon's Teresa Rose outlines the huge benefits the energy giant has found by using data in L&D; and Martin Couzins reviews Deloitte's Global Human Capital Trends Report.

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Virtual Learning

Digital Education Solutions for Healthcare Professionals

Nick SpielkampSaarbruecken (GER), April 2018 - In this interview, Nick Spielkamp, digital learning expert at IMC, explores the special requirements that exist for digital learning solutions in the highly regulated medical and pharmaceutical sector and how virtual reality applications are finding their way into operating theatres.

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Minds at Work

"Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy"

David GrebowSan Francisco, (USA), January 2018 – David Grebow’s presentation, based on his latest bestselling book "Minds at Work: Managing for Success in the Knowledge Economy," will be featured at the iLearning Forum conference January 23,2018.  David Grebow has more 25 years of experience in management consulting and corporate education. His current focus is on what companies must do to adapt to and succeed in the knowledge economy. His groundbreaking research examines companies that are succeeding by replacing old management and learning practices, developed during the previous industrial economy, with a new, more effective approach better suited for today’s global business environment.

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Informal Learning

Learning and Reflecting on Your Own

Thorsten HölzerBonn (GER), December 2017 - Thorsten Hölzer is a psychologist who specializes in media and organizational psychology, and is a lifelong learner in the fields of pedagogy and learning technology. As a technical-concept specialist at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), a German-government-owned company that oversees the country’s international cooperation efforts, he has been working at the organization’s in-house academy for over a decade in the qualification of administrators and technical specialists being sent abroad. His subject area at the LEARNTEC Convention is formal and informal learning.

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Business EDUCA

Combatting the Lack of Interactivity and Fun

Önder ErolIstanbul (TR), November 2017 - Önder Erol’s presentation on "Methods and Tools for Motivation, Engagement, and Productivity" will be a feature of the discussion at Business EDUCA’s Session BUS21, 07 December from 14.15 to 15:45. Önder Erol is a committed learning-and-development professional with over ten years’ experience in banking. His focus is innovative and engaging digital learning solutions, and he is responsible for the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of online courses at İşbank (Türkiye İş Bankası), Turkey’s largest bank. 

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Professional Development

The Effective Use of Quality Assessments

Karima Mariama-ArthurWashington, DC (USA), November 2017 - Karima Mariama-Arthur is founder and CEO of Wordsmith Rapport™, an international consulting firm specializing in professional development and strategic corporate advisory services. An internationally recognized expert in cutting-edge adult education and complex consulting, she brings more than two decades of comprehensive, blue-chip experience in law, business, and academia to the field of professional development. In Session DAT 08, 07 December from 12.00 to 13.15, she will explain her concept of "Mastering Emotional Intelligence and Boosting Leadership Success".

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eLa 2017

ELearning Contributes to Growth in Africa

Rebecca StromeyerPort Louis (Mauritius), October 2017 - Each year, eLearning Africa brings together the Continent’s leading ICT-in-education community. Experts, high-level decision makers, practitioners, researchers, entrepreneurs, and stakeholders from over 70 countries, and from across the education, business, and public sectors, come together to discuss, debate, inform, share experiences, and plan action. In conjunction with this year’s hosts, the government of Mauritius, eLearning Africa is supporting the 2017 UNESCO International Day of Universal Access to Information (IDUAI).  Rebecca Stromeyer, owner and founder of eLearning Africa, spoke with CHECK.point eLearning about the event.

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