Recap of The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Learning Solutions Conference
MARCH 31, 2014
Concurrent Session: Implementing Project Management Software for eLearning Production. Concurrent Session: Ten Lessons Learned: My First Year in eLearning. Morning Buzz: Managing eLearning Translation Projects. Morning Buzz: Starting a Freelance Career in eLearning. Attendees can walk around, look at the courses, talk to the people who developed them, get lots of inspiration, and then vote for their favorites. If you weren’t able to attend, you can catch the E-Learning Guild’s free webinar showcasing all of the winners. It’s on Wednesday, April 2nd at 10:00 a.m.
eLearning Guild Mobile Learning Research Report now available
MAY 19, 2011
I’ve had my head down on a couple of projects, but I can now announce one of them: the eLearning Guild’s Mobile Learning Research Report is now available. In it, I review the latest trends in the mobile market, and then synthesize the results of the Guild’s member surveys. Here’s the marketing blurb: Mobile learning is not just a fad. Check it out.
Thoughts about the first eLearning Guild Academy offering and my sad life ; )
AUGUST 2, 2013
At the eLearning Guild Academy , our goal is to help build mastery so an on-demand video library would only be part of any solution we offered. So, the first Guild Academy offering was a 30-day software training course on Articulate Storyline held last month. Uncategorized articulate elearning elearning guild guild academy storyline
This Week in mLearning Podcast – A Review of Articulate Storyline [Episode 5]
MAY 14, 2012
Pebble is a customizable e-paper watch, promoted by Kickstarter , a funding platform. 2- Articulate Storyline: killer features and performance limitations. 3- Articulate Community. 4- Articulate Storyline´s mobile story and challenges for the future (SCORM support, security, etc). 5- Articulate Storyline compared with Adobe Captivate. 6- Apps of the week: Wolfenstein 3D (free game) and Zite (personalized magazine). eLearning Mobile Learning Podcast Great news, our Podcast is now live on iTunes and you can subscribe HERE. Send to Kindle.
Explore eLearning at the Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning
AUGUST 6, 2014
The summer is always a busy season for industry conferences and eLearning networking opportunities, and one event near and dear to my heart is the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning held in Madison, Wisconsin. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the event, and leaders in the distance learning field will be there to speak and present on eLearning-related topics such as MOOC models for education, mobile learning, blended learning, social media for learning, learning analytics, and much more.
Using Rapid Authoring Tools to Design eLearning Courses for Multiple Devices
APRIL 9, 2013
Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions. Let’s face it: the primary delivery tool for eLearning is still usually a desktop or laptop computer. This was our approach: Use Articulate (a rapid authoring tool) to decrease development time and cost. eLearning Design Considerations for iPad.
Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 2)
AUGUST 26, 2015
The discussions and resources on LinkedIn provide the eLearning community with resources, a network, and encouragement. There are numerous eLearning groups on LinkedIn. Based on your individual situation, find groups that inspire you to develop your own abilities as an eLearning designer. The eLearning Guild. The eLearning Global Network. Articulate.
Top 10 eLearning Bloggers For 2015 [Infographic]
MAY 27, 2015
good blog can be a window to a whole industry, and the eLearning industry is no exception. This is where we come in, to hand you our definitive list of the top 10 eLearning bloggers for 2015. Embed this infographic on your site by copy-pasting the code below: <div style=”clear:both”><a href=””><img src=”[link] border=”0″ /></a></div><div>Courtesy of: <a href=”[link] TRANSCRIPT: When was the last time you visited an influential eLearning blog? Happy reading!
Staying Relevant in E-Learning in 2014
JANUARY 20, 2014
And we’re now offering free webinars, starting with a comparison of e-learning authoring tools on January 31 from 12pm to 1pm EST. The Articulate , Adobe , and Lectora websites are also good resources when looking for training on authoring tools. highly recommend the Articulate community forum: E-Learning Heroes. I’ve solved many of my development issues by searching or posting on this forum. There are groups for Lectora , Captivate , and Articulate Storyline and Studio. Christopher Pappas’ eLearning Industry. eLearning Guild gives several free e-books.
eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course (Updated!)
AUGUST 4, 2014
Before you get started building elearning courses, you need to learn some key vocabulary. Since the late ‘90s, SCORM has been the software standard of choice to ensure that any elearning course will play on any learning management system. eLearning Authoring Tools. Video in eLearning. Interested in creating video-based elearning courses? What’s an authoring tool?
Which Degree Helps You Get Ahead in eLearning?
Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development
MARCH 14, 2012
The eLearning Guild 's latest research report title Degrees for eLearning Professionals answers this question.and many more. Tom Kuhlmann, community leader at Articulate and writer of the well-known Rapid E-Learning Blog provided various ways to get degree-related knowledge withoutgetting a degree." And many people, including Karl Kapp, Brent Wilson, J.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems
DECEMBER 6, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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. eLearnin.
eLearning Podcasts (and a few others)
The eLearning Coach
AUGUST 18, 2011
Although there are many education-related podcasts, there are surprisingly few devoted to eLearning in the workplace. eLearning Stuff is produced by James Clay, a learning Resources Manager at Gloucestershire College. The Toolbar features Brian Dusablon and Judy Unrein as they drink beer and discuss the authoring tool and development side of eLearning. eLearning 2.0
E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014 : This post by Sharon Boller (of BottomLine Performance) lists her interesting e-learning predictions for 2014. Business of eLearning – Trends for 2014 : In this post, Manish Gupta (of G-Cube Solutions) presents his views on how the e-learning business will pan out in 2014. billion was spent on self-paced eLearning across the globe. Learning by the Numbers: Trends, Growth, and News for 2014 : This post by Simon Casuto (of eLearning Mind) takes a look at e-learning by numbers and sees the impact it generates.
5 Ways Managers Can Encourage Staff To Do Professional Development Online
APRIL 9, 2014
Of course, if the impetus for this eLearning trend is based on employer demand for cutting-edge skills, managers in content development and instructional design departments must play a role in facilitating the pursuit of good online learning by staff members. There are simple things you can do as an eLearning manager to promote professional development efforts within your company.
12 Must-Know Learning Industry Sites
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
If you have an interest in elearning or instructional design, undoubtedly you have your list of favorite sites that you visit for coming up to speed with new trends and happenings. Elearning Learning – This site is designed to pull in the best content on the web related to the elearning industry. Elearning! elearning instructional design training tools
Recap of The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
Lectora has always been mobile-friendly because of its HTML output. ) If you aren’t familiar with HTML5 and what it means for e-learning, check out Judy Unrein’s great research report for the E-Learning Guild. You must be a Guild member to access it.). Articulate Studio 13 Coming Next Year. Find out more on the Articulate website. So be sure to keep an eye out for the E-Learning Guild’s webinar early next year showcasing all the award-winning courses. Rod and I had the chance to go to Las Vegas last week for DevLearn 12. Tin Can API.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report
AUGUST 29, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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. Presenters include: Steve Wexler : e-Learning Guilds research guru Brent Schlenker : e-Learning Guild Evangelist.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems
JULY 10, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, July 10, 2007 e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems e-Learning Guild presentation on Synchronous Learning Systems hosted by Steve Wexler, Karen Hyder, and Karl Kapp. Karen Hyder: works for the e-Learning Guild -- wrote survey questions among other things.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild 2009 Salary Report
JANUARY 7, 2009
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, January 07, 2009 eLearning Guild 2009 Salary Report Check out the 2009 salary report from the eLearning Guild. Brent Schlenker asks, " Are you making over $78k as an elearning professional?" The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Want more?
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions
APRIL 3, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, April 03, 2007 eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions As Ive mentioned here before, Im extremely excited about attending the upcoming eLearning Guild event here in Boston. Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training.
eLearning Guild Authoring & Development Tools Research Report (2008)
NOVEMBER 6, 2009
Then I went on to show about 12 tools in more detail – some of which would probably make it onto a top ten list (Flash, Captivate, Articulate, and Lectora) – the remaining tools trying to hit at some of the other options out there (Smart Builder, eXe, Udutu, Thinking Worlds, Raptivity, Flypaper, Mohive, and Atlantic Link). I’ve been digging around to see if I can find an actual top ten list. And of course, the tool needs to fit the purpose, so one tool won’t fit all. I did dig up the eLearning Guild Authoring Tools Research Report (January 2008). Which market? too light?:
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Designing for Articulate: A Newbie’s View
JULY 7, 2009
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, July 07, 2009 Designing for Articulate: A Newbie’s View I’m new to Articulate. That is, if a client uses Articulate in-house, they may ask us to build a few courses for them in Articulate. (We also do a lot of custom Flash, Mohive, etc.) Holy cow.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Free Articulate & Moodle Seminars in Boston and Chicago
MAY 11, 2009
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 11, 2009 Free Articulate & Moodle Seminars in Boston and Chicago Are you in Boston or Chicago? Want to learn more about Articulate and Moodle? Posted by Cammy Bean at 11:18 AM Labels: articulate , kineo , moodle 4comments: Jenise Cook said. Want to meet me?
Rapid eLearning Tools
SEPTEMBER 19, 2006
Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. For example, in 2007 PowerPoint to eLearning Shootout they compared: Articulate www.articulate.com Atlantic Link www.atlantic-link.co.uk I'm always somewhat skeptical of niche tools (see eLearning Course Development ). In June 2007, I added a few more rapid eLearning tools. & Rapid eLearning - More Definition ), I was asked for recommendations on Rapid eLearning Tools.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1
APRIL 18, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 18, 2007 eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1 Last Thursday night after the eLearning Guild event, I was fortunate to have dinner with a small group of eLearning professionals -- a diverse group coming at the industry from lots of different angles. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for. Andy asked, "So, whats the next big thing in e-Learning?" Lightbulb.
Reflections on DevLearn’s xAPI Hyperdrive
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
Megan & I spent the bulk of our time helping the eLearning Guild with the xAPI Hyperdrive and the xAPI in Practice track. In this case, xAPI is used with Articulate products to create job aids that track interactions while relief workers — in this case, research interviewers — are out in the field. My former coworker, Mira Mendlovitz of W.W.
E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions—Part 2
ATD Learning Technologies
MARCH 1, 2016
What are the key differences between Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Articulate Studio? In October 2013, an eLearning Guild report showed the most common authoring tools were Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio, and Trivantis Lectora, and those tools are still leaders in this market. Learning Authoring Tools.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Reminder: Boston & Chicago Articulate/Moodle Seminars This Week
JUNE 7, 2009
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Sunday, June 07, 2009 Reminder: Boston & Chicago Articulate/Moodle Seminars This Week Just a reminder that our Boston and Chicago free seminars on Articulate and Moodle are this week. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Hope to see you there! Take the Survey! eLearnin.
Top Tools for Online Teaching
JUNE 28, 2013
Articulate Studio. Articulate Studio is a tool for authoring eLearning course materials, and the company keeps a blog that updates on happenings concerning education and how it ties into technology. SmartBuilder is a suite of point-and-click authoring tools for elearning courses. Teaching With Technology eLearning Wikispaces. eLearning Guild. Prezi.
Getting a job as an Instructional Designer
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
Volunteer for an organization like Lingos ( eLearning Global Giveback Competition) and create something for their clients. Do something whackadoodle and crazy – to show that you know how to think outside of the box of an elearning course and are thinking creatively about solutions that provide experiences all along the user spectrum. This post is my response to those emails. Oh wait….)
Orlando Guild Articulate - Session on Stories and SBL
MARCH 8, 2009
March 9-10, 2009, I will present on Stories and SBL - how to engage eLearners. My presentation starts with the story of "Pursuit of Happines" as a stage to show the elements of stories and how they engage learners. Then I share how to build scenarios by "embedding learning goals and themes in stories." " I then debunk the myth that "says learners must get direct feedback in SBLs so they don't miss leaarning points." " This myth is so unnatural in stories and SBLs and kills the story and SBL. This will fun!
I need new pencils for Sketchnoting DevLearn
AUGUST 25, 2015
The Elearning Guild’s annual DevLearn Conference & Expo is by far the industry’s leading event. This year I’m teaching a preconference workshop titled Storyboard to Storyline , which is more about how the elearning authoring tool, Articulate Storyline , fits in the workflow of a project rather than the tool itself. ElearningSketchnoting.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling
SEPTEMBER 12, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling This post is an addendum to my first review of Karl Kapps book, Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning. The traditional Glass Ceiling will be replaced with a new, but invisible and invincible Guild Master Ceiling.
25 More Free Display Graphics for Your E-Learning Courses
OCTOBER 11, 2011
In a previous post, I share 15 free display graphics that are commonly seen in elearning courses. One of the things I love about the elearning community is the willingness to share. Tidbits: October 16-19: Las Vegas, NV (CUNA)— Experience Learning Live! I’ll be presenting on building communities and how to build elearning courses with limited resources. The steps are simple.
Tim’s Top 5 BIGGEST (little) Features in Articulate Storyline 2
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
If you haven’t already heard the big news, Articulate released their first major update to their award-winning rapid e-learning authoring tool, bringing us to Articulate Storyline 2. With all of the new and exciting updates Articulate has brought to Storyline 2, it’s easy to miss the little features that make this tool so easy (and fun) to use. Let us know by commenting below.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: E-Learning Guild Content Authoring Research Report
MAY 31, 2006
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 31, 2006 E-Learning Guild Content Authoring Research Report Research report by the e-Learning Guild. Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Take the Survey!
Embracing Elearning: CIASTD Keynote
NOVEMBER 4, 2009
It was a fabulous event, and we were lucky to have David Anderson, Community Manager of Articulate, as the keynote. While Second Life is impressive and new, the reality is, many elearning developers still need more help creating master slides and reduced bullets than 3D worlds. According to a recent eLearning Guild report, 22.8% and 18.6% of learning professionals have felt some or moderate pressure to use new technologies in their learning. Agility: Agile elearning needs to be reusable, editable, searchable, accessible, and shareable.
Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JANUARY 30, 2015
Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Joe is also a frequent teacher and presenter at industry conferences and at client sites, especially on the subject of eLearning development tools. His tool reviews appear each month and he is the recipient of several awards for his work in eLearning, including a Lifetime Achievement Award way back in 1999. ABOUT JOE GANCI (President, eLearningJoe, LLC). THE INTERVIEW: 1.
How to Create an Animated GIF From Video in Photoshop
AUGUST 21, 2014
August 26 – 27 | Articulate Storyline Training. September 18 – 19 | Articulate Studio ’13 Training. September 24 | Free eLearning Guild Webinar: Streamlining Your eLearning Production Process for Efficiency. We’ve all seen them before. Upcoming Events & Webinars. September 10 – 11 | E-Learning Heroes Roadshow | Denver, CO.
Will the Real eLearning Industry Please Stand Up?
JULY 31, 2009
What is the eLearning Industry? Is it the tools we use to create eLearning? Adobe, Articulate, Microsoft, etc. Is it the pundits and bloggers? – the names we know and associate with eLearning – Jay Cross , Ellen Wagner , Tony Karrer , Brent Schlenker , [insert your name here]. Is it the associations? -- the eLearning Guild and ASTD. The Industry. dare you.
M-learning: What's the big deal?
Clive on Learning
MAY 17, 2012
Just released is the eLearning Guild’s new report, Mobile Learning: The Time Is Now , put together by Clark Quinn, who really knows his stuff on this topic. These are not trivial issues but they are being solved very rapidly. I’ve purchased Articulate Storyline because it provides the facility to export to HTML 5/IOS (although I’d probably have bought it anyway because it’s a very flexible tool) and plenty of other tools, including Captivate and Lectora, are mobile friendly. If Clark says the time is now, it probably is. Their jobs are inherently mobile. Now you can.
A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets
JANUARY 3, 2012
To ease your burden, I put together a list of all of the posts from 2011 where I shared free elearning assets. Don’t forget to take advantage of all of the free downloads available in the elearning community and next time you’re stuck on a course, feel free to post a question. January 17 : eLearning Guild (webinar): The Secrets to Rapid eLearning Success.
9 Ways to Encourage the Adult E-Learners
OCTOBER 4, 2011
Real learning isn’t a one-time event (like many elearning courses) where it’s just a matter of getting new information. But in an elearning course, I have a room and equipment that is always available. That’s one of the good things about elearning. Elearning presents a great opportunity to let people fail (or practice becoming successful) in private and in a safe environment.
How can Social Learning scale massively? Lesson from World of Warcraft…
APRIL 15, 2011
Social Media is a tool which sits at the confluence of these two ideas; articulate your ideas using Social Media and they have the power to not only influence your close followers, but also the wider world. Of course, the real answer here is that there is no single number to succinctly articulate how big a social network will be; the number will be slightly different according to our behaviours and situation. Small groups of players, banded together autonomously as “Guilds”, get together to take on the bigger challenges. Guilds are often fairly tight-knit groups.