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Conflicting personas: social media as an ‘AND’ role (initially titled ‘AND’ job which is entirely inappropriate, even for this blog)

Janet Clarey

Researcher/Analyst AND “all the social media stuff.&# At Brandon Hall Research, we’re all responsible in some way for social media but I guess you could say I “own&# that. And, it’s a transparency thing for Brandon Hall. I’ve got information to share about both roles. I’m still learning. Out of context stuff. Poor partygirl99. Wha???

Upcoming Webinar: The Future of eLearning Content

Kapp Notes

The Webinar is called " Future of eLearning Content " and is scheduled for December 17, 2009, at 2 p.m. The panelist include: John Ambrose Senior Vice President, Strategy, Corporate Development and Emerging Business, SkillSoft Janet Clarey Senior Researcher and blogger for several Brandon Hall Research blogs James Moss Vivid Learning Systems __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content GuideThis Thursday I am on a great panel doing a webinar for Meridian Knowledge Solutions. Register today at: URL HERE.

Webinars: Past, Present and Future

Kapp Notes

The webinar begins on December 17, 2009, at 2 p.m. Researcher, Brandon Hall Research blogger, and author of research reports ranging from Web-based collaboration and learning in the workplace to blended learning and e-learning 2.0 Here are links to webinars past, present and future.not quite a Christmas Carol but. It was a lively discussion with good input from the attendees.

Have You Gone Social With Your Learning – Broadcast


Jodi Harrison, Vice President of Business Development at Interactyx, was a guest on the popular radio broadcast from the Brandon Hall Group, called HCMx Radio. She joined hosts Rachel Cooke, COO and Michael Rochelle, Chief Strategy Officer & HCM Principal Analyst at Brandon Hall Group for the 20th installment of their radio show / podcast. Jeffrey A.

Googley design

Janet Clarey

Tags: Brandon Hall Instructional Design

LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub

Janet Clarey

Tags: Social Media LMS Brandon Hall kick-ass

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Brandon Hall Research. Brandon Hall Research Online Database. Brandon Hall Research. Brandon Hall Research. Brandon Hall Research. Brandon Hall Research. Brandon Hall Research. Tags: Brandon Hall Presentations SMB social learning Social Media Here are slides from the presentation I did yesterday. The session was hosted by SumTotal Systems. SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). View more presentations from Janet Clarey. Nearly everyone dispersed. Provide a way to filter information.

Personality type and a learner’s success with social media

Janet Clarey

Tags: Brandon Hall introvert personality Social Media

Role Models in Educational Technology on Ada Lovelace Day

Janet Clarey

Tags: Brandon Hall

Brandon Hall Free Webinars Added

Tony Karrer

Just a quick note to announce that the crew at Brandon Hall have joined up as eLearning Calendar Curators. Janet Clarey just announced it today on Workplace Learning Today. The bottom line to this is that we will all be working together to create a calendar of Free Online eLearning Events. If you want to subscribe to be notified of upcoming events , go subscribe to the Best of from eLearning Learning. If you want to help by becoming a calendar curator , please Leave A Comment. If you see events that we are missing, please Leave A Comment. eLearning Technology.

LMSs that kick ass - OutStart

Janet Clarey

Tags: Social Media LMS Brandon Hall kick-ass

Top Learning Resources of 2009

Learn and Lead

2009 was a continuation of my journey of online self-learning. share with you the top learning resources from my PLE (personal learning environment) for the year 2009. Here are my top learning resources for the year 2009 (in no particular order): Twitter has been one of the most valuable learning tool for me this year. have found these valuable in my learning during the year. This is definitely not a comprehensive list. You can find the learning professionals I follow here and here. If you thought PowerPoint was boring, you’d be dead wrong. Great writing on leadership.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ► September (7) ► August (4) ► July (5) ► June (6) ▼ May (10) Join Me at ASTD ICE June 1&2 iPhone and the End of All Boundaries eLearning on Alltop eLearning Brand Name Recognition? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

LMSs that kick ass: Mzinga

Janet Clarey

Disclosure: Mzinga was a sponsor of Brandon Hall Research’s IiL08 conference.). Tags: LMS Brandon Hall kick-ass It’s Friday yay! That means it’s time to feature another LMS that kicks ass! This is the seventh featured system in my Friday series highlighting LMSs that are doing innovative, kick-ass things with social media. Mzinga is the result of a merger between KnowledgePlanet and Shared Insights at the end of 2007. Case in point was my husband’s trip last week to Minnesota via Toronto and Winnipeg.) Kudos Jen (if you’re out there).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Better Learning Games

Learning Visions

Thursday, April 09, 2009 Building Better Learning Games Interested in building casual games for your learners? Read on for notes from a webinar today, April 9, 2009: Building Better Learning Games: Leveraging Game Design and User Testing for Results Our hosts today: Enspire Learning (Ben Katz) Doorways to Dreams D2D -- financial entertainment. Focus on casual video games. Assessment.

eLearning Research - Brandon Hall

Courseware Development

So far, I've looked at the eLearning 101 and Learning Technology Products 2009 reports, and found those to be very interesting and informative. Tags: Facebook eLearning Tools Brandon Hall eLearning This company is an excellent source of eLearning information. You can subscribe to their free newsletter, which gives you free access to some of their reports. There is also a Facebook Group for those of you on Facebook who are interested in this subject.

A peak at “Learning in 3D”

Janet Clarey

On that point, the authors note that the virtual learning marketplace is just now beginning an accelerated growth path. I don’t have to look much further than our (Brandon Hall Research’s) Excellence in Learning Awards to see that. For the most recent awards program, in 2009, we had 6 entries. Tags: Brandon Hall 3D Books Virtual Worlds

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Friday, June 26, 2009 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Richard Nantel of Brandon Hall recently posted about average LMS prices. A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ► September (7) ► August (4) ► July (5) ▼ June (6) The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. That’s the low price. Wrong. Support. But, alas.

Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

Tony Karrer

Brandon Hall reports it is a 2:1 ratio. Brandon Hall, editor and publisher of the Multimedia & Internet Training Newsletter, cites an overall 50 percent reduction in seat time required for a student to learn the same content using online training as compared to in a classroom ( Puget Sound Business Journal )." Of course, a lot of this has to with the type of content. I received an inquiry from a reader and I'm hoping that people can chime in on their thoughts. We are planning to prepare an e-learning course based on this classroom course. Is it feasible to do so?

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What is being a curator of digital microcontent? Or, the one with the big stuffed animals at Wal-Mart.

Janet Clarey

It started coming together for me in early 2009 in the land of the bizarre thing we know as the Internet. The People of Wal-Mart site started in August 2009 by “three friends and roommates after an inspirational trip to Wal-Mart.&# (Dude, we should start a website… dude, holy shit,  CapitalOne and BlackBerry want to advertise here. Lucky you! To Wal-Mart. Not vehicles.

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CellCast Solution Wins Gold Brandon Hall Award!

mLearning Trends

We were pleased to learn yesterday that OnPoint's CellCast Solution won the Gold Award from Brandon Hall for 2009 in the "Best Advance in Technology for Mobile Learning Authoring " category. Click HERE to see the entire of winners and awarded prizes

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

JANUARY 2009 January 3-4, 2009 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, Florida, USA. January 4-7, 2009 Presidents Institute : Investing in the Future – Students, Institutions, and the Public Good sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Hyatt Regency Cocomut Point, Bonita Springs, Florida, USA. link] conferences_events/presidents/ 2009.asp January 4-7, 2009 Hawaii International Conference on Education , 7 th annual, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. link] index.php January 18-22, 2009.

Outright silliness

Janet Clarey

Share and Enjoy: Tags: Brandon Hall Robert Bacal thinks the terms ‘informal learning’ and ‘e-learning 2.0′ ′ are “silly terms to take things we’ve been talking about (or discarded) years ago, and repackage them with fancier terms.&# “We&# , if I understand Robert correctly, are people (like Robert) who are not ignorant and not intellectually impoverished. “Long term experts on learning.&# So if you’ve ever uttered ‘e-learning 2.0′ It’s not that hard really. Yes, he gets paid $1.50 for the paper.

LMSs that kick ass:

Janet Clarey

Many vendors are currently partnering to provides these suites but as mergers and acquisitions continue to clutter the industry, integration partnerships with Performance Management and Learning Content Management vendors may become a liability rather than a new revenue stream. Q: What difficulties are you seeing in the incorporation of social media among your current customers/potential customers? A: None since it is included in the base product and we are launching Webpad in Q1 2009. Tags: LMS Brandon Hall kick-ass Generation21. GeoLearning. Meridian KSI.

Moodle is an Airport, Not a Total Solution!


EduTools is a pretty good free course management system comparison and selection tool to use, compared to the commercial alternatives that Brandon Hall and Bersin provide (last resort, if EduTools fails!). No, it is not an Airport! It is more like a space station ! Whatever Moodle is, in this post Moodle is an 'Airport' (figurative speech that is!). Let's begin! MOODLE IS NOT. Web 2.0

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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. Started with Brandon Hall in November. If youre at the beginning of e-Learning -- Brandon Hall has an e-Learning 101 publication. 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.) Lives in Ontario, Canada. Hmmmm.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points Jane Bozarth : Better than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging eLearning with PowerPoint. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Session hosted by Training Magazine. Effective design using PPT as a tool. Not PPT 101. But will talk about how to make instruction more engaging, interactive and interesting. Why PowerPoint? We have it. It’s cheap. It’s idiot proof. Pretty universal. Easy to deal with. Can do an awful lot with PPT. Info dumps are not instruction!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 My Top Ten Tools for 2009 Cammys Top 10 Tools of 2009 These are my favorite tools in support of my own learning adventures. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ► September (7) ► August (4) ► July (5) ► June (6) ► May (10) ▼ April (6) Games for the Six and Under Crowd (iPod Touch/iPho. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Now I stop first at Twitter. Have a question?

Free Session on Learner Centric Methodology Used in E-learning on September 19, 2009 at 11:30 AM IST

The Writers Gateway

The Instructional Designers Community of India  is hosting yet another free  learning session on September 19, 2009. In these 5 years Kern has worked in diverse domain from neuroscience to rural retail and has also won the Brandon Hall Award for best blended learning. This time the session is about Learner Centric Methodology used in E-learning. What is LCM? 2. PLEASE NOTE.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild 2009 Salary Report

Learning Visions

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 eLearning Guild 2009 Salary Report Check out the 2009 salary report from the eLearning Guild. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Brent Schlenker asks, " Are you making over $78k as an elearning professional?" Want more? Heres an older post of mine on salaries for instructional designers.

Curator Editor Research Opportunities on eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

I've announced a couple of the people who are contributing this way: Second Calendar Curator Joins to Help with List of Free Webinars , and Brandon Hall Free Webinars Added. eLearning Learning continues to improve, but I'm hoping to find people who want to work with me to make it even better. I've pulled together the following diagram to hopefully help explain it a bit better.

Innovation in Indian Learning Industry

Learn and Lead

Some examples: NIIT and TIS win Brandon Hall and CLO Magazine awards regularly. Some awards by these companies: Wipro: 2009 ASTD BEST Award Satyam: 2008 ASTD Training Management Infosys BPO: 2007 ASTD Training Management Reliance Industries Limited: 2007 ASTD Organizational Learning Of course, Indian companies aren’t innovating as much as they can or should. Will Thalheimer wonders what is the state of innovation in the Indian learning and performance industry in his recent blog post. guess it depends on what we call innovation. These may not always be visible to the world.

2009 Edublog Award Nominations

Janet Clarey

Here are my nominations, by category, for the 2009 Edublog Awards : Best individual blog: elearnspace (George Siemens). Most influential blog post(s): There are two on the same topic. #1: The Great Keynote Meltdown of 2009 and #2 Spectacle at Web 2.0 Share and Enjoy: Tags: Brandon Hall An Edublog is a blog written by someone with a stake in education (teacher, instructor, policy maker, corporate educator, etc.). Now in it’s sixth year, the Edublog Awards “seek to recognize excellence in the use of blogs and social media to facilitate education.&#. La la.

The 12 Days of eLearning

eLearning Brothers

We have the Brandon Hall Award from this year to prove it. Although we were recognized for our work on a single project by Brandon Hall, we’ve wrapped up dozens of high-end projects. The very first templates sold in 2009 were sold on our website, but the company news, blog, about us, and contact us details were housed on

Learning Technology Products 2009 Report out now

The E-Learning Curve

Tags: Brandon Hall Research Learning Management System knowledgebase LMS knowledge base Learning Technology Products LCMS elearning Report

Web 2.0 Strategy

Janet Clarey

I’m finally getting around to reading the ASTD State of the Industry Report for 2009 which was released in November. hope you find the excerpts from it helpful.). I’m finally getting around to reading the ASTD State of the Industry Report for 2009 which was released in November. Tags: Brandon Hall e-learning 2.0 found this graphic quite interesting. 1992).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Audio Interview with Ellen Wagner "The Evolution of the LMS"

Learning Visions

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 Kineo Audio Interview with Ellen Wagner "The Evolution of the LMS" I love my job. I get to talk to really interesting people in the eLearning community and then share it with all of you. Last week I got the chance to chat with Ellen Wagner about the eLearning Guilds LMS 2009 Report: The Evolution of the LMS: From Management to Learning. Is it work if its fun?