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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 23, 2007 Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter If youve been following my blog for awhile, then you already know how I feel about the folks at Kineo. This months newsletter is no exception. You can read old Kineo newsletters (check out the June newsletter and listen to an interview with me!) and subscribe at the Kineo Newsletter page.

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. And then I teleported myself over to Brandon Halls Education Island. My original intention had been to visit the Brandon Hall island. Just to be clear, Brandon Hall Research does not own Education Island. Janet -- thanks for clarifying Brandon Halls relationship with Education Island. I did not know that -- and just assumed from all the branding that it was "yours". spent about 25 minutes trying to make my avatar look sort of like me. Coage Boucher.

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Optimizing eLearning Strategy (Bryan Chapman)

ZaidLearn

Bryan was formerly the Director of Research and Strategy for independent research and consulting firm Brandon Hall Research , where he served as the primary author and researcher on high profile projects such as the LMS Knowledgebase, LCMS Comparative Analysis Report, Comparison of Simulation Products and Services, and a comprehensive study of custom content developers in the industry.more " WHAT?

Optimizing eLearning Strategy (Bryan Chapman)

ZaidLearn

Bryan was formerly the Director of Research and Strategy for independent research and consulting firm Brandon Hall Research , where he served as the primary author and researcher on high profile projects such as the LMS Knowledgebase, LCMS Comparative Analysis Report, Comparison of Simulation Products and Services, and a comprehensive study of custom content developers in the industry.more " WHAT?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools

Learning Visions

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools If you dont already subscribe to Kineos occasional newsletter , please do. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Not only are they really smart guys, but theyre also funny -- AND they like to share what they know with the rest us -- for the greater good of the e-Learning community. The latest edition is chock full o good stuff, including some thoughtful summaries of the eLearning Guild Annual Gathering and the future of rapid e-Learning tools. eLearnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. He quotes an article by Dion Hinchcliffe in ZD Net in which Dion states, The idea of DIY (Do It Yourself) is to get developers and IT departments out of the demand loop and letting users self-service themselves. It has to be DIY, user-driven and uncontrolled. Tests.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Welcome to Tom Kuhlman

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 Welcome to Tom Kuhlman Welcome to Tom Kuhlmann from Articulate, who adds The Rapid e-Learning Blog into the mix. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tom is the author of 5 Myths About Rapid e-Learning which made the rounds a while back. Sounds good enough to eat. Take the Survey! eLearnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 22, 23 & 24

Learning Visions

Friday, August 31, 2007 31 Days: Days 22, 23 & 24 Ive been seriously lagging in this 31 Day Blog Challenge. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. For me, the Challenge has worn thin. The tasks are relentless -- every single day theres something new to do. For my sanity as well as yours. How is it designed to be used? eLearnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island

Learning Visions

Friday, August 24, 2007 Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island As you know, Ive been trying to walk-the-talk and experiment a bit with Second Life, role my virtual sleeves up and see what all the fuss is about. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. asked Diogenes Kuhr to talk about how she (or is it a he?) eLearnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21

Learning Visions

Monday, August 20, 2007 31 Days: Days 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21 If youve been following along with the 31 Day Challenge, you may know that its starting to wear thin. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Nevertheless, Im trying to keep up. Day 17: Run a Stumble Upon Advertising Campaign Not my thing. Its at least half the fun. eLearnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 16, 2007 31 Days: Days 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 The 31 Days of this challenge is definitely dragging on. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Im losing my steam, but trying to stay somewhat on target. This reminds me of a post I saw today at the Internet Time Community from Andy Jones: Give me a Lobster. No competition.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: 8, 9 & 10

Learning Visions

Friday, August 10, 2007 31 Days: 8, 9 & 10 Day 8: Run an Advertising Audit on Your Blog. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Obviously, thats not my focus so I took Micheles advice and tried to do something from Darens Get Your Blogging Groove Back series. attempted to write a linking post. What do you think? My info is limited.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: With Community Comes Great Responsibility

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 09, 2007 With Community Comes Great Responsibility In reflecting over the benefits of the first week or so of the 31 Days to Better Blogging Challenge , the biggest thing for me has been the overall boost in community. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Its awesome. Christines going to set up a netvibes page.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 Online Portfolios Jennifer Madrell shows us a great example of an online portofolio , which she calls a "svelte and sparkly version of this blog - that is a requirement and capstone project at Indiana University." Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Of course, I have nothing like this for myself.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Visions

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 Learning Visions Im Cammy Bean and this is my little corner of the world where I talk about instructional design and topics somewhat related to eLearning. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. talk about some of the tools I use. Ive been working in the corporate training field since the early- to mid-90s.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 My Second Second Life Experience Yesterday I posted about the Second Life Backlash and Controversy , with corporations supposedly abandoning SL and moving on. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. really wish we could get away from this argument for a while. So I stuck with my normal outfit. Select edit 3.

Directory Blogging

Learn and Lead

Brandon Hall research site – needs no introduction. CLO Media – Must subscribe to their email newsletter. Directory Blogging I discovered SlideShare and liked it very much. It is the slideshow version of YouTube. Currently takes PPT, PPS, PDF and OpenOffice files only. Slideshare allows you to embed presentations on your site just like YouTube. Figured that the site is already about a year old. Will this be the next YouTube or Facebook? Time will tell but I would put some money on it. Read about Rashmi Sinha , the co-founder and CEO of SlideShare. very much.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Presenters include: Steve Wexler : e-Learning Guilds research guru Brent Schlenker : e-Learning Guild Evangelist. Blogger. Works for me.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 3D & Serious Games

Learning Visions

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 3D & Serious Games My company has some experience doing 3D modeling and simulations for government clients, so I found this recent acquisition of this 3D learning company by Lockheed Martin quite interesting. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The equation of 3D graphics with "serious games" is something to note. Personally, I wouldnt want to be acquired by such a behemoth, nor would I want to focus solely on government contracts. cant stand all the paperwork. Take the Survey! eLearnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Keeping Your Fingers on the eLearningPulse

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 16, 2007 Keeping Your Fingers on the eLearningPulse Thanks to Google Alerts, I stumbled across another everything-eLearning feed aggregator: eLearningPulse. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. eLearningPulse is "Your daily source for all things eLearning ". This site provides free resources to the eLearning development community, including news, discussion forums, job postings, and more. The site was created by Ben Edwards of Redbird Software and B.J. Schone of eLearning Weekly fame. Check it out. Schone said.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Welcoming Cathy Moore to the Blogosphere

Learning Visions

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 Welcoming Cathy Moore to the Blogosphere Many of you may already be familiar with Cathy Moore. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Shes the author of that fabulous presentation Dump the Drone , which we all got so excited about a few months ago. And shes been a great contributer here at Learning Visions. See the intense comment thread on The Real World, Second Life and Facebook/MySpace where Cathy provides some interesting commentary on women in Second Life. And feel free to suggest something else!]

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Yet More Buzz on Buzzword

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 Yet More Buzz on Buzzword I posted about Buzzword a month or so again and since then, Ive had a lot of traffic to my site. I got listed on their "press" page. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wired has now done a great review of the app: Buzzword: Web-Based Office Docs Never Looked So Good. ".the the web apps status quo is set to change with the arrival of Buzzword , an office-caliber document editor with a visually rich user interface. like that Virtual Ubiquity is a Massachusetts company.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. But what information is it that is actually being "leaked" through Facebook by these irresponsible employees ? The article gives no specifics, making me wonder if the threat is real or just imagined by the corporate control freaks. Thanks to Jane Hart for pointing this one out.)

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. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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. In some cases I am sympathetic, in other cases it’s just professional complainers at work. eLearnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Friday, August 10, 2007 More on Learning Styles Today Mark Oehlert points to Stephen Downes post Professor Pans Learning Style Teaching Method (in particular, the comments thread which I had missed as I typically just read Downes post right through the feed reader). Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The whole Learning Styles controversy just wont go away; its an entrenched theory at all levels in the education and e-learning field. The Telegraph article that Downes refers to shows how much attention the topic still garners.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to A Better Blog

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 31 Days to A Better Blog I mentioned to Michele Martin that I was interested in participating in the 31 Days to a Better Blog Exercise being led by problogger Daren Rowse. I was initially intrigued by Darens ideas and by Micheles enthusiasm. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Im not blogging for the money or the fame, but I am in it for the community, networking and learning opportunities. So I guess it doesnt hurt to try and get better. Shes an inspirational task master, really. Im already behind.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." In response to a lawsuit, Janet had to scrounge to find old training materials and binders. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. She raised the question about e-Learning content and how well companies keep track of content updates. Can you prove when and how your e-Learning content has changed? But Ive never once had a conversation with a client about this subject. eLearnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Started in Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Monday, August 20, 2007 Getting Started in Instructional Design Many readers find their way to this blog because they are interested in learning more about instructional design. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Ill share with you what I know and point you in the direction of some great resources where you can learn even more. Ive been working as an instructional designer in the corporate training and e-learning field since the mid-1990s. My learning has all been completely informal. Im a writer and a schmoozer. You rock!

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. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday afternoon, I was fortunate enough to have been given a guided tour by non other than Abbott Bundy (aka Karl Kapp ). Karl showed me around his student sandbox. He gave me a firefighters uniform, which I figured out how to put on after a few false starts. Showed me the site of the chemical spill where the students had done a group exercise. He wasnt.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8

Learning Visions

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8 This whole 31 Days to a Better Blog exercise is proving harder to stay on top of than I had even imagined. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. But I do think some good is coming out of it. Michele Martin is doing a fabulous job of keeping this little sub-group connected. See the list of folks whove signed up with her. And Ive met some wonderful new bloggers along the way. have a bit of catching up to do. In summary: Day 4: Interlink Your Posts. Be warned.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 8 Random Facts About Me

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 8 Random Facts About Me Michele Martin of The Bamboo Project has tagged me for the 8 Random Facts About me meme. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. My very first meme participation -- does this mean Ive arrived as a blogger? Navy. 2) My family moved to Hawaii when I was nine. My oldest brother was a class behind him and has observed that he was a "big man on campus." 4) I speak German. used to speak it fluently; these days Im pretty rusty. Ive now been in Massachusetts for 17 years. Danke sehr.

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ZaidLearn: A Free Learning Tool for Every Learning Problem?

ZaidLearn

StumbleUpon Daily newsletter that keeps me updated with the latest news on online learning? December 2007 (21). November 2007 (23). October 2007 (30). September 2007 (24). August 2007 (31). July 2007 (118). newsletter. (10). World Lecture Hall. Brandon-Hall. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Wednesday, April 2. del.icio.us

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

Thursday, April 26, 2007 Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer" I dont have a masters degree in instructional design or education. wrote a monthly user-newsletter -- tips and tricks for maximizing the application. I had expertise. I had a knack for communication. I was an SME. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. In fact, I dont have any kind of masters degree at all. have never taken a class in pedagogy. have never taken a course in adult learning theory. And yet here I am. How did that happen? Lots of video. Or am I?

ZaidLearn: 8 Free Screencasting Tools For Tony!

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December 2007 (21). November 2007 (23). October 2007 (30). September 2007 (24). August 2007 (31). July 2007 (118). newsletter. (10). World Lecture Hall. Brandon-Hall. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Friday, October 31. Free Screencasting Tools For Tony! Free Screencasting Tools List (Updated) Tony Karrers blog "Toast! And then.

How I spend my time as an analyst and researcher and how that’s changed in four years

Janet Clarey

I’m working on obtaining information for our members on the topic of blended learning – who’s doing what, why, how they’re doing it, what kind of measurable results they’re seeing, type of training, tools & technologies, etc. I’m also looking for the most current research on blended learning (it’s an update to an e-book published in 2007). Web site stuff (weekly newsletter, update pages, etc.). Manage social media – Brandon Hall groups, member community, calendars, Twitter accounts, news blog, live  chat, alerts, etc.

ZaidLearn: 75 Free EduGames to Spice Up Your Course!

ZaidLearn

Games Links OpenCourseWare and Open Educational Resources Free Learning Tools Printer-Friendly Version " Engage Me or Enrage Me " - Marc Prensky (2005) " Never play a video game thats trying to teach you something. " - Justin Peters (2007) Terms like educational games , game-based gaming , and social impact games dont sound too bad. December 2007 (21). November 2007 (23).

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ZaidLearn: Free Books about E-Learning (Jane Knight)

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24 August 2007 03:06. 28 August 2007 13:50. 28 August 2007 14:38. December 2007 (21). November 2007 (23). October 2007 (30). September 2007 (24). August 2007 (31). July 2007 (118). newsletter. (10). World Lecture Hall. Brandon-Hall. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, August 23. at 17:54. Newer Post.

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ZaidLearn: Amazing Free e-Learning eBooks Collection

ZaidLearn

First, you can upload PowerPoint 2007 files (. pptx ), meaning you dont need to convert to PDF or.ppt before uploading (if you are using Microsoft Office 2007). December 2007 (21). November 2007 (23). October 2007 (30). September 2007 (24). August 2007 (31). July 2007 (118). newsletter. (10). World Lecture Hall. Brandon-Hall.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: What’s the Difference: Learning Designer vs. Instructional Designer?

Learning Visions

Interesting question, especially posted the same day I received a newsletter from my alma mater including a section soliciting feedback on what to rename the program that currently teaches "instructional design," as we know it. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, September 28, 2009 What’s the Difference: Learning Designer vs. Instructional Designer? Someone got to my blog the other day by searching on “what’s the difference between learning designers and instructional designers?&# Agree.