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eLATED is a not-for-profit affiliation of Canadian training professionals within the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.
Interests: elearning, online training, blended learning.
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When: Tuesday November 29th, 2016 Where: Ryerson University – specific location to be confirmed Times: Welcome & Register: 5:15 pm – 5:30 pm Presentation: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Networking Elixir: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm How do we describe... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2016 at The eLATED Blog
I'm far from the first to raise a warning flag about the possibility of e-learning becoming McDonaldized. Building on Ritzer’s classic work The McDonaldization of Society, there have been scholarly articles on related topics in the European Journal of Higher... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2016 at The eLATED Blog
McDonaldization: Fast food meets rapid eLearning tools With all the positives that have come from eLearning (e.g. greater accessibility, decreased development time, faster updates of materials, asynchronous delivery etc.) it's sometimes easy to forget that even eLearning has a potential... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2016 at The eLATED Blog
In our elated group, the topic of formal learning vs. informal learning invariably comes up. Formal learning, in the form of e-learning, certification courses and Internet classes, have helped to address this problem for quite some time. This type of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at The eLATED Blog
Often at eLated, we share tips and tricks related to eLearning and blended learning. In an effort to make our profession better, all of us are committed to our mutual successes. Here are some tips that we’ve discussed among st... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2016 at The eLATED Blog
We had another amazing, interactive session this November 19th, and thanks to all those community folks who joined us to learn about creativity in developing learner-centric workplace programs. In case you missed our session, here’s a highlight of the session,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2015 at The eLATED Blog
Thanks to the eLATED community for coming out in force to our amazing new location, the Mill Street Brewery in the Distillery District. It was a great session and we'd really like to thank our presenters, Sammy and Danielle for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2015 at The eLATED Blog
Another fantastic eLATED learning event took place at the all-new Amsterdam Brewery location on Esander Drive in Leaside. Our resident learning guru, Dr. Gary Woodill of i5 Research, presented a fascinating presentation on the present and future of mobile learning... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2015 at The eLATED Blog
The eLATED community congregated at our glorious new locale, the Amsterdam Brewery in Leaside for an inspiring and fascinating discussion about response technologies. Jeff Monger of Turning Technologies gave a great, interactive talk about this amazing technology and showed some... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2014 at The eLATED Blog
If you are curious about eLATED events but aren't sure what to expect, take a look at this video taken from our last event at the Boiler House in the Distillery District. It's a great locale, fascinating presentations, great discussions,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at The eLATED Blog
Here's some video from eLATED's February event held at the Distillery District. The Brigus Group sponsored and Dr. Gary Woodill from i5 Research presented to the eLATED community! Make sure you come out to the next eLATED event! Stand by... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at The eLATED Blog
Here are some sights and sounds from our last eLATED event! Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2014 at The eLATED Blog
Hello eLATED Community! Sure, the weather has been kind of brutal lately, but it’s well known that e-learning people are hardy folk, so time to get out to learn and network with your e-learning colleagues. If you haven’t had a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at The eLATED Blog
See the previous blog post for a special announcement from Dave Boire at DB Audio who is on the eLATED Steering Committee: Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at The eLATED Blog
Power of Babel: Translation, localization and recording of audio and video in any language You've almost crossed the finish line -- your latest eLearning project is complete. But now you have to deliver it in multiple languages. And sometimes the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at The eLATED Blog
There was a great turnout to hear the team from Metrix share how they have spent the past year redefining their performance consulting model and adapting ADDIE to a digital world where technology is an essential ingredient in any learning... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2012 at The eLATED Blog
Join eLATED on Thursday, November 22nd for a fascinating and relevant presentation by the Metrix Group. Click here to RSVP. 2012 has been a year of excitement and reinvention for Metrix Group. We transformed from a consulting firm focused on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2012 at The eLATED Blog
Thanks again to Dr. Gary Woodhill of i5 Research for a fascinating talk on what's to come in the learning and development field over the next few years. Gary's present is our future and we are very lucky to have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2012 at The eLATED Blog
Check out Gary Zavitz and Alan Lyons describing what eLATED is... Taken from our May event at the Boiler House. Kudos to Dave Boire for putting this together! Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2012 at The eLATED Blog
John Ambrose of SkillSoft gave an informative and engaging presentation about social learning to the eLATED community. Thanks again to SkillSoft for sponsoring the event! Here's a taste: Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at The eLATED Blog
The eLATED community is extremely excited to have John Ambrose, Senior Vice-President of Strategy, Corporate Development and Emerging Business at SkillSoft speak at our next event on March 8th! We will be at the Boiler House Restaurant in the Distillery... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2012 at The eLATED Blog
At our next event we will be learning all about the exciting, "bleeding edge" e-learning development that is happening right here in Ontario RIGHT NOW! Go to the eLATED website to learn more about this event and RSVP right now! Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2011 at The eLATED Blog
We were extremely lucky to have Narendra Patil from SABA fly in from California to give a fascinating presentation on training the extended enterprise and turning training into a profit center! Definitely a timely and interesting discussion. Margit Charbonneau, our... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2011 at The eLATED Blog
Hello, eLATED is pleased to have SABA on board to present at our next eLATED event at the Distillery. Naren Patil, Sr. Director of Product Marketing at Saba will be giving a talk about how to BOOST REVENUES BY TRANSFORMING... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2011 at The eLATED Blog
Using Next Generation Technology To Create Learning On Demand: edCentra Training - May 12, 4 pm This session will explore current trends in web technology and their influence on how people access content. Google(r) and similar search engines may very... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2011 at The eLATED Blog