The e-learning world as a whole is turning into faux perception, with the assumption that what we are seeing is actually the case. It isn’t.
E-Learning vendors, specifically content authoring tools and LMSs have failed to listen to end users when it comes time for emerging technology and its incorporation within their products. A survey conducted by E-Learning 24/7, is speaking loud and clear, so will e-learning vendors finally listen?
Several trends are emerging in the early part of 2011. While these trends vary – with most being positive, there is a trend that is negative from the consumer’s perspective. These trends cover the entire e-learning landscape.
Technological advancements such as the Kinect device, touch free gesturing will enable the next evolution of mobile learning to happen. But it won’t be happening with smart phones. It will be with tablets.
LMSs will survive for years to come, but they must change, they must invigorate and innovate. With the number of vendors in the market, those that stand like stone or run in a wheel like a mouse, will watch their competitors race past them to garner a larger share of the market – the global market.
What is going on down there in the LMS market? Mobile learning? Crossing into Talent Management? Acquisition? Tablet confusion? Browser Agnostic? Something is definitely going on down there..
GeoLearning GeoMaestro is a good LMS with lots of great features with ease of use being a key. The solution takes learning to the next level, but its choice to have a minimal social learning platform is baffling.