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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A View from Down Under

International Standards in IT for Learning Technology

Dr Jon MasonSydney (AU), July 2017 – (by Ingunn Ytterhus, IMC Australia) Dr Jon Mason, one of the most respected thought-leaders in the field of standardisation in information technology for learning, education, and training shared his knowledge and experience at the recent ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC36 Conference hosted by Standards Australia, in Melbourne. Dr Mason leads Digital Education Futures research at Charles Darwin University. He is also the regional editor of the International Journal of Smart Technology and Learning, a member of numerous boards, as well as being an active researcher.

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Smartphone, Tablet & Co

How much Security does Mobile Learning need?

Stefan StrobelHeilbronn (GER), Dezember 2016 - Stefan Strobel is Managing Director of cirosec GmbH. He has twenty years of experience in consulting large companies with very high security requirements and in the formulation of concepts and policies. At LEARNTEC, Stefan Strobel will address the question of how security vulnerabilities that may result from the use of mobile devices and applications can be avoided or resolved.

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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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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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Discussion

So You Bought an LMS … Now What?

Sally-Ann MooreParis (F), October 2016 – (by Sally-Ann Moore, iLearning Forum) We have been talking to users who bought an LMS: few were very happy with their purchase once deployed; many shared useful experience with us. This article summarizes our findings. 

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Content Is Not Dead

High-Quality Content Will Prevail over Time

Christian Wachter, CEO of IMC AGSven R. Becker, Sales Professional at IMCSaarbrücken (GER), May 2016 - Some experts involved in digital training say that producing costly eLearning content is a thing of the past: creating hours of training in movie quality is simply too expensive. Target audiences consisting of young learners need little bites of training that present content in a concise and easy-to-grasp manner. But will these bites, which are known as learning nuggets, be sufficient to reflect complex learning needs? And what concept will future learning content be based on in order to engage and motivate learners, while meeting the increasingly complex requirements of organizations in terms of on-the-job training at the same time? Christian Wachter, CEO of IMC AG in Saarbrücken, Germany, and Sven R. Becker, Sales Professional at IMC, talk about learning contents of the future and stand up for high-quality eLearning content. 

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Mobile Learning

"Communication and learning are merging"

Sören BezzeghSchwalbach, December 2015 - In Korean, the name Samsung means "three stars", referring to the three elements that the conglomerate defines as standing for its corporate values: size, strength, and quality. Sören Bezzegh has worked as a trainer for products and sales at the German subsidiary's Samsung Learning Academy since 2011, where he champion's mobile learning. At the LEARNTEC 2016 Congress, Bezzegh will report on the development and deployment of a new mobile platform that smoothes the Samsung employees' pathways to learning. » MORE

Industry 4.0

"Learning will be simplified further"

Thomas JeneweinWalldorf, December 2015 - For SAP, the topic of "digitization" has been an inherent part of daily business for years. Early on, the company identified five key factors that accompany digitization and are also reflected in learning and training. Thomas Jenewein, a longtime education and training specialist at SAP will outline these future scenarios at LEARNTEC 2016. » MORE

Digital Learning Culture

"A Change in the Minds"

Ingo SchneiderFrankfurt, December 2015 - Over the years, further technical training for the approximately 700 employees of the fund-services company Union Investment has predominantly been offered as face-to-face events. At the beginning of 2015, however, a decision was made and implemented to increase the use eLearning. This approach was completely new to many participants, and they had to be convinced of its usefulness. At LEARNTEC 2016, Ingo Schneider, Group Leader Business Performance in the Segment Control and Development of Fund Services Department, will report on the initial situation, the challenges, and the experience gathered during this change project. » MORE

Global Learning

"Maturity and Quality for the Chinese Market"

Jürgen WilkeStuttgart, December 2015 - German training providers are to export their services to China on a commercial basis. Under the name DRAGON, six organizations have joined forces in a project funded by Germany's Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to establish a training system for production management and production technology in the world's most populous land. At LEARNTEC 2016, Jürgen Wilke, project coordinator at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO), which is a participant, will report on the project. » MORE

Video Educa Tech Lab

Transforming Passive Watchers into Active Learners

Sónia HetznerErlangen/Nürnberg (GER), December 2015 - The Video EDUCA Tech Lab will introduce two distinct concepts related to interactive videos: best practices and working with available tools. Sónia Hetzner - senior researcher, project manager, social scientist, and pedagogy expert - will demonstrate the added value of the interaction between the two in the learning process. The session, VID20 takes place Thursday, 03 December from 14:15-15:45 and will be repeated on Friday, 04 December. » MORE