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Thoughts about 2006 and Predictions for 2007

Kapp Notes

The questions this month are: What will you remember most about 2006? What are the biggest challenges for you/us as head into 2007? What are your predictions for 2007? taking my lead from Tony Karrer's post ) What will you remember most about 2006? started my blog in September 2006. What do you see as the biggest challenges for 2007?

The changing Web

Learning with e's

It truly is the ‘architecture of participation’ (Barsky and Purdon, 2006) and demands active engagement as a natural part of its character (Kamel Boulos and Wheeler, 2007). has spawned concepts such as folksonomy, ‘Darwikianism’ and the ‘wisdom of the crowds’ (Kamel Boulos et al, 2006). 2006) Introducing Web 2.0: and Wheeler, S (2007) The emerging Web 2.0 tools.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: A Deserted Second Life

Learning Visions

Monday, July 30, 2007 A Deserted Second Life An interesting read from Wired.com on Second Life and Corporate America. Well, I do know that some educators are experimenting thoughtfully with Second Life ( Karl Kapp , for one). Do you have a Second Life? How companies are spending millions and yet no one comes. What about you? eLearnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Continuing in Second Life

Learning Visions

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 Continuing in Second Life Im still at it. Slogging away in Second Life. link] -- if youre in Second Life you can also try searching for Meteora or NOAA Virtual Island ). If, like me, youve been reluctant to try Second Life, I can only say just do it and see for yourself. Department of Commerce). Very cool.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

Monday, August 13, 2007 Second Life Backlash and Controversy The Second Life naysayers seems to be gaining ground lately. And Im not implying that Im a Second Life naysayer. As you may know, Ive only been there once. 1) Donald Taylor provides a little summary of some of the recent talk in Second Life Backlash: After all the hype Second Life has had, there is bound to be some push back. thoughtful post on one educators experience in Second Life (and a nice historical perspective). IT Security Risks 2.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life and Gender

Learning Visions

Friday, July 13, 2007 Second Life and Gender Theres been a great conversation about Second Life and gender and the bleeding edge in the comments on my recent post. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Be sure to read and ponder and offer in your own two cents. As e-Learning strategists and practitioners pushing these cutting edge tools, weve got to make sure that the tools suit the audience. As Cathy Moore suggests, will SL alienate female participants? Talk amongst yourselves. Im going to Maine.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Plodding Along in Second Life

Learning Visions

Friday, August 17, 2007 Plodding Along in Second Life In the spirit of plodding along , I had another positive experience in Second Life. Theres a real emotional level to Second Life. If youd like to read more about my adventures in Second Life, check out my first and second visits. Cammie, There has been so much talk about designing learning for Second Life. To answer your second question: Maybe. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. He wasnt.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life and Gaming Poll Results

Learning Visions

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Second Life and Gaming Poll Results I dont claim to be a researcher, nor can I claim that the results of polls conducted on this site are in the least bit statistically significant. Last week, I asked "Have you ever been in Second Life?" Unfortunately, the Second Life poll is closed. There were 20 responses. Hi Cammy!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blog-o- the-Month at ISTE Island in Second Life

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 11, 2008 Blog-o- the-Month at ISTE Island in Second Life Imagine my surprise when Scott Merrick contacted me, letting me know that Learning Visions had been nominated as Blog-o-the-month on ISTE Island in Second Life. link] Im Bliss Yue (get it?) in Second Life, but I have to admit that its been ages since Ive been in-world. Nice blog.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blogger's Hut in Second Life

Learning Visions

Thursday, November 06, 2008 Blogger's Hut in Second Life Scott Merrick (also check out Scotts SecondLife Blog ) runs the ISTEs Bloggers Hut in Second Life. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Scotts Twitter bio describes him as a "teacher, learner,old hippy." Just the kind I like! How kind! How about you?

Second Life again

Learning with e's

Found an interesting article about Second Life and other MMORPGs and their use for learning today. It was published in 2006 in the journal Educational Technology and Society by Aaron Delwiche and is entitled: 'Massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) in the new media classroom'. Several scholars have suggested that massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) such as Everquest and Second Life have educational potential, but we have little data about what happens when such tools are introduced in the classroom. The author concludes.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My First Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

Friday, August 03, 2007 My First Second Life Experience Not so good, I must say. starting talking with another newbie for about 2 seconds when we were accosted. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. spent about 25 minutes trying to make my avatar look sort of like me. Its sort of me-ish. Then I wandered around Orientation Island, which gets boring fast. And then I teleported myself over to Brandon Halls Education Island. Coage Boucher. Avoid him. probably should have reported him, right? Well, I didnt.

LCB Question for December: 2006 - 2007

Simply Speaking

What will you remember most about 2006? Coincidentally (or may be consequently), started my personal-professional blog in September 2006. Will be a challenge for 2007 as well. What are the biggest challenges for you as you head into 2007? What are your predictions for 2007? And real tough ones, each of them. Anyway, here are my quick responses. Seriously.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Informal/DIY Learning: Montessori School for Adults?

Learning Visions

Tuesday, March 06, 2007 Informal/DIY Learning: Montessori School for Adults? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Weve been exploring the notion of sending our son to a local Montessori school come this fall. Hell be 4. My first response was, "I want to go to Montessori School." It looks awesome. Thats where he needs to be.

Second Life - The Saga Continues - NorthStarNerd.Org

eContent

NorthStarNerd.Org Dedicated to open access sharing of knowledge - Your host: Rich Hoeg Blog Engineering Learning Nerd TV Nerd Tweets Nordic Skiing Site Map Tutorials « Lego Autopilot | Main | The Dads Fought - The Sons Build » March 17, 2007 Second Life - The Saga Continues I'm continuing to do research within Second Life (SL). Thus, here is a Second Life tutorial / overview I created with screenshots and narrative from my travels through SL. Second Life Tutorial / Overview (the first slide has no audio. by design!)

Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

wanted to go back and figure out what things really struck me during 2007. So I first went back to what I wrote about last year: Some of the more specific memories from 2006: I started my blog in February 2006. But by far the most vivid memory of 2006 comes from a comment made during a panel that I was moderating on eLearning 2.0. The Big Question is back. Help Needed!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. cant imagine life without a pencil sharpener and would probably hurt myself severely if I tried to sharpen a pencil by hand. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. You can buy each of the three reports in this series for a mere $495.) About Gary: Classroom teacher in the early 70s. 1980s CD ROMS.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit

Learning Visions

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit I want to incorporate a reading list for the next level of the 30-minute masters (taking a crash course in Instructional Design). Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. This would be for those who want to take their own learning to the next level. list of important books, key terminology, basic theory. Because its true -- you can impress your clients and peers by working "cognitive load" into a sentence. Im much more into practical application. Amen, Cammy. eLearnin.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Top Posts in 2007

Learning Visions

Monday, December 03, 2007 Top Posts in 2007 Snow is falling general over Massachusetts. noticed some interesting trends in real-world usage of all these applications. #1: No one had even heard of Second Life. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Me, Id mostly like to take a nap. All female. Take the Survey!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Inspiration

Learning Visions

Monday, November 05, 2007 Instructional Design Inspiration As I mentioned last week , Im in the midst of designing my first custom eLearning course in quite awhile. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Ive gotten rusty in the practice of ID, although very adept in the research and learning part (and I can talk a pretty good game). Now that Ive been actually doing some writing, Im having to put it all to work. So, whats been working for me? What movers and shakers have inspired me to design differently? Theres more, Im sure.

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Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

The Learning Circuits Blog, October 13, 2007. Walk a Mile in My Shoes: Games Let You Do That- Kapp Notes, July 30, 2007. Yes You CAN Create E-learning Games- Bozarthzone , June 22, 2007. Theory of Fun- Clive on Learning, August 16, 2007. Where games, sims and 3D worlds meet- Clive on Learning, June 24, 2007. Training Games, June 12, 2007. Educause.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Paper still beats electronic in 2007!

eLearning Acupuncture

Monday, January 15, 2007 Paper still beats electronic in 2007! We selected one graduate course in the Masters of Arts in Defence Management and Policy programme and it had 7 people enrolled for the Fall 2006 semester. From World of Warcraft to Second Life – Teaching S. Hot Topic: Nursing Simulations in Second Life! Catchy title eh? Are educat.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 06, 2007 eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems The eLearning Guild hosted a webinar this afternoon featuring the winners of The eLearning DemoFest which took place at the DevLearn Conference & Expo on November 7, 2007. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Publicly available training program.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 20, 2007 My Objection to Learning Objectives After reading this post, you will be able to: Explain two of the reasons why Cammy Bean doesnt like learning objectives Explain your own view of learning objectives Develop an alternative approach to listing learning objectives in your next eLearning course Introduction I hate writing learning objectives. I see the value. I do.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Job Description

Learning Visions

Thursday, May 31, 2007 My Job Description I work at a small e-Learning company, which means I play lots of different roles. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. My job title is Manager of Instructional Design. And yet, on a day to day basis (at least lately) I do very little of that. Havent designed an interactive exercise in ages.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Survey -- Whats Your Demographic?

Learning Visions

Friday, October 12, 2007 New Survey -- Whats Your Demographic? Some of you have been in Second Life. Thanks ~ Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:37 AM Labels: games , gaming , second life , survey 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Cammy Bean Greater Boston, MA, United States View my complete profile About This Blog Subscribe in a reader Subscribe via email Are you an Instructional Designer? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. How old are all of you?

e-Learning Acupuncture: Plan to Learn: Case Studies in eLearning Project Management

eLearning Acupuncture

Thursday, November 30, 2006 Plan to Learn: Case Studies in eLearning Project Management Ive never heard of the Canadian eLearning Enterprise Alliance (CeLAE). From World of Warcraft to Second Life – Teaching S. Hot Topic: Nursing Simulations in Second Life! think Im embarassed by that first statement (*smile*), but Ill move on anyway. Tremblay, M.Ed.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Q: Does group collaboration online work?

eLearning Acupuncture

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 Q: Does group collaboration online work? A: YES! From World of Warcraft to Second Life – Teaching S. Hot Topic: Nursing Simulations in Second Life! skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Tremblay, M.Ed.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Interactive Biotechnique Tutorials

eLearning Acupuncture

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 Interactive Biotechnique Tutorials Ok, who’s the molecular biologist in the group? December 13, 2006 10:59 AM Eric said. Only a face-to-face real life run through the procedure can impart the necessary information. Eric December 13, 2006 11:40 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Wikipedia for the classroom

eLearning Acupuncture

Friday, September 22, 2006 Wikipedia for the classroom I hope its not a secret that I am a supporter of Wikipedia. There is one Canadian school on list (as of Sept 22nd, 2006), the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). From World of Warcraft to Second Life – Teaching S. Hot Topic: Nursing Simulations in Second Life! Tremblay, M.Ed.

e-Learning Acupuncture: iPod as a training aid in sports

eLearning Acupuncture

Wednesday, July 05, 2006 iPod as a training aid in sports A colleague of mine sat down in my cubicle this morning and told me about a recent story where Major League Baseball pitchers are using the iPod Video to review video of opposing batters from previous games. From World of Warcraft to Second Life – Teaching S. Hot Topic: Nursing Simulations in Second Life!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Flash: Embedding Video in the Experience

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 15, 2006 Flash: Embedding Video in the Experience I really like how they did this. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The acting is lame, but the interface is tres cool. Talk about "embedding video in the experience". link] Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:14 PM 1 comments: Dean Biele said. Take the Survey! eLearnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question

Learning Visions

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 The Big Question This months big question from the Learning Circuits Blog: What did you learn about learning in 2007? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. learned that connecting with the blogging community has helped me get more passionate about my work as an instructional designer. Sentences.

LCB Question for December - Past Year, Present Challenges, Predictions

Tony Karrer

The questions this month are: What will you remember most about 2006? What are the biggest challenges for you/us as head into 2007? What are your predictions for 2007? What will you remember most about 2006? believe that I will remember 2006 as one of the more important transition years for me. The revolution in 2006 is possibly even more profound. Some of the more specific memories from 2006: I started my blog in February 2006. We had discussed Wikis, Blogs and were embarking on Second Life. So it may take a few posts.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Remote Controlled African Webcam

eLearning Acupuncture

Tuesday, December 05, 2006 Remote Controlled African Webcam Q. From World of Warcraft to Second Life – Teaching S. Hot Topic: Nursing Simulations in Second Life! skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. What do remote control robotics, streaming webcam technology and Africa have in common? A. Nothing I think. However, when you mix the three together what you get is this very interesting webcam. Very nice! Thanks! Tremblay, M.Ed.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Podcast usage in post-secondary settings is growing!

eLearning Acupuncture

Friday, December 01, 2006 Podcast usage in post-secondary settings is growing! From World of Warcraft to Second Life – Teaching S. Hot Topic: Nursing Simulations in Second Life! skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. Do you work in post-secondary education? Are you an educator, teacher, instructor, teaching assistant, professor, subject matter expert, or instructional designer? Are you interested in Podcasts? Is everything ok.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Five things Meme - Ive beed tagged

eLearning Acupuncture

Thursday, February 08, 2007 Five things Meme - Ive beed tagged On the 20th of December, 2006, Alber Ip tagged me with 5 Things Meme. Damn you - I thought Id escaped this one :) February 8, 2007 9:57 PM Eric said. smile*) -Eric February 9, 2007 8:04 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. From World of Warcraft to Second Life – Teaching S. Hot Topic: Nursing Simulations in Second Life! never even knew about 5 Things Meme until yesterday when I noticed that Albert had tagged me. So close!