The results of Blue Eskimo’s latest work and salary survey are out – and suggest that the learning sector is poised for a resurgence.
Read more: Latest work and salary survey indicates resurgent learning sector
The top headline for January must surely go to Capita announcing their purchase of Brightwave (though LTGs deal with Ruistici is not far behind). Corporate activity and consolidation within the e-learning market is not new, but if we take the Capita announcement along with other recent news items, then we should perhaps pause for a second, and look at what might be coming our way.
Read more: Pause for a Second, and Look at What Might Be Coming Our Way
A recent poll by Brightwave found that more than two-thirds of Learning Technologies delegates felt that greater employee engagement was the most significant improvement that personalised learning could bring to the workplace.
Read more: 77% of L&D professionals feel that personalised learning is vital to employee engagement
Open digital badges are changing how individuals’ credentials are recognized as publicly viewable artifacts that not only contain claims to learning, but also provide evidence of that learning.
Read more: Six Steps to Building High-Quality Open Digital Badges
The flat, the sharp & 7 things I would like to have seen.
Read more: Learning Technologies 16 - A Review from Donald Clark
Learning Technologies Group has agreed to buy Rustici Software LLC (the co-creator of the learning interoperability standards, Tin Can API, or xAPI) for a sum of USD26 million from its founders, Mike Rustici and Tim Martin.