Learning Technologies

Start Thinking Like a Game Designer

Karl KappLondon (UK), December 2018 - At Learning Technologies 2019, a recognised expert on games and learning, Karl Kapp, will help learning professionals to think like game designers and transform stale training into exciting and interesting experiences. The term gamification is thrown around liberally in L&D these days, with the benefits of using game theory in learning now an established principle. But designing engaging and compelling games is an art in its own right, and adding points or leaderboards into learning design simply doesn't do it justice.

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MERIT Summit

Academic and Business Intelligence in Learning Organisations

Vienna (A), December 2018 - What is the value of academic knowledge and executive education for learning and development in the corporate world? How can L&D leaders bridge academic knowledge and business in practice and build a routine of learning in their organisations? MERIT Summit in Vienna, 16-17 January 2019, will bring together corporate and executive education professionals for debates and collaborative exploration on this topic, among many others.

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Learning Technologies Germany

2,500 Participants from over 70 Countries Took Part in OEB

OEB 2018
by Dominik_Tryba

Berlin (GER), December 2018 - Astrid Jaeger, the Director of OEB Global - which now includes Learning Technologies Germany - said, "We’ve had three days of gazing into the future. It’s been really fascinating. We had a great opening session with Geoff Mulgan, Bryan Caplan, and Anita Scholl Brede. We’ve brought people from all over the world to Berlin to look at how education and training are being changed by technology and at how technology is changing the world. These changes are already having an enormous effect, and the pace of change is going to continue to quicken."

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Call for Contributions

EDEN 2019: Connecting through Educational Technology

EDENBruges (BE), December 2018 - EDEN is pleased to announce its 28th Annual Conference hosted by the VIVES University of Applied Sciences in Bruges, 16-19 June 2019. The title is "Connecting through Educational Technology in Search of Contemporary Learning Environments".

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ELIG Conference

Brave New Learning 2019 in Amsterdam

Brussels (BE), December 2018 - The next ELIG event, 11-12 February 2019, is a special partnership with OBA, Amsterdam's Open Public Library. It marks the OBA’s 100th anniversary, which will be celebrated over a period of weeks, with many new learning activities in the city. It presents a perfect opportunity to pose the question: "What makes our cities learning friendly?"

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HEAd'19 Call for Papers

International Conference on Higher Education Advances

Valencia (E), December 2018 - After the great success of the previous HEAd conferences, which received submissions from more than 50 countries, the organizers are pleased to announce the Fifth International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'19), which will be held 26-28 June 2019 at the Faculty of Business Administration and Management of the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (UPV).

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Non-Tamperable Databases

Blockchain Strengthens Confidence in Certifications

St. Augustin (GER), December 2018 - Blockchain is considered the technology of the future when it comes to data transparency and security. One year after the original hype, however, there are still only a few use cases in Germany. Blockchain is the technology that makes, e.g., Bitcoin possible. The cryptocurrency made headlines in 2018 with its rapid development as a digital currency.

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Workshop

A First Assessment of the EU GDPR’s Effects in the Learning Field

Thomas TrierStuttgart (GER), December 2018 - What changes has the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation brought about for networked learning, and what effects does it, in conjunction with the ePrivacy Regulation, have on the design of learning media? Thomas Trier's workshop (in German) in Conference Room 1 on 29 January 2019 at 11:30 will examine these questions. Thomas Trier studied economics and has been a certified data protection specialist since 2013. Today he is a senior consultant and data protection officer at vitero GmbH.

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Charity Learning Consortium

Announcing the Stars of Charity Learning 2018

Stars of Charity Learning 2018London (UK), November 2018 - The Charity Learning Consortium has announced the winners of the annual Charity Learning Awards, revealing stories of amazing dedication, innovation, and collaboration on the road to eLearning success. The following awards were presented to them at the annual Charity Learning conference in London.

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EISTA 2019

Seventeenth International Conference on Education

Winter Garden, FL (USA), November 2018 - The Organizing Committee of the seventeenth International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications wishes to inform potential contributors that the submission deadline has been extended to 12 December 2018. EISTA 2019 will be held in Orlando, Florida, USA, 6-9 July 2019.

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Call for Papers

Fifth International Conference on Higher Education Advances

ValenciaValencia (E), November 2018 - After the great success of the previous HEAd conferences, which received submissions from more than fifty countries, the organizers are pleased to announce the Fifth International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'19), in Valencia, Spain, 26-28 June 2019.

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Learning Changes

Elliott Masie is to host free pre-conference session

Berlin (GER), November 2018 - Elliott Masie, Editor of Learning Trends, Author and Head of the Masie Center, is to host a free-to-attend session on the pre-conference day, 5 December, at this year’s OEB Global in Berlin. In this very first open-to-all Spotlight Stage session, Learning Changes!, Elliott Masie will provide an edgy, humorous and global challenge to learning and development colleagues. Learners, content formats, learning technologies, business expectations and more are changing. From leveraging a learning blockchain to the end of memorisation - we have challenges and opportunities.

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70:20:10

Fuse Universal to Host Networking Soirée

Charles JenningsLondon (UK), November 2018 - Next-generation learning pioneer Fuse Universal (Fuse) have invited Charles Jennings and Hilti to present how business performance is the new 70:20:10 at the upcoming Networking Soirée, 15 November. 

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