Recap of The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Learning Solutions Conference
MARCH 31, 2014
Two weeks ago, the entire Artisan team had the opportunity to attend the Learning Solutions conference in Orlando. Concurrent Session: Implementing Project Management Software for eLearning Production. By the way, you can follow Artisan E-Learning on SlideShare by clicking here , and then clicking Follow. Concurrent Session: Ten Lessons Learned: My First Year in eLearning. Tim hosted a fast-paced session where he shared ten things he learned in his first year in e-learning. Morning Buzz: Managing eLearning Translation Projects. Pacific.
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.
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.
Thoughts about the first eLearning Guild Academy offering and my sad life ; )
AUGUST 2, 2013
Some folks would suggest that you don’t need to schedule anything anymore and that you can train yourself to do anything – like learn new software or critical thinking – simply by firing up a browser and viewing a series of short videos (or maybe entering code and having it auto graded). Uncategorized articulate elearning elearning guild guild academy storyline
This Week in mLearning Podcast – A Review of Articulate Storyline [Episode 5]
MAY 14, 2012
Please let us know your comments by leaving a comment here and thank you in advance for listening and for helping us spread the word about this Podcast on Mobile Learning. 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).
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. To get today’s content, I interviewed Alicia Ostermeier , a senior learning designer for this project. Let’s face it: the primary delivery tool for eLearning is still usually a desktop or laptop computer. Tracking mobile Learning in an LMS.
Staying Relevant in E-Learning in 2014
JANUARY 20, 2014
As you dive into the new year, keep your sights on what is possible for e-learning. As with any technology-based industry, it is important for e-learning professionals to stay current with the e-learning technology, hone current skills, and add new ones. If you’re like me, you’re always looking for ways to grow and new things to learn. The e-learning industry has so many outlets for information and growth opportunity. Learning Solutions 2014 and Ecosystem 2014 : March 19-21, 2014, Orlando, FL. Learning DevCamp : June 10-12, 2014, Salt Lake City, UT.
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!
Social Media for eLearning Professional Development (Part 2)
AUGUST 26, 2015
As I said in my last post , earlier this summer I attended the Society of Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) annual conference where 15,000 HR professionals gathered to share best practices, learn new skills, and improve the HR profession. In this post, I’ll share the opportunities to learn and develop your skills by using LinkedIn. There are numerous eLearning groups on LinkedIn.
E-Learning Forecasts & Trends for 2014
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
THE QUOTE: “ Online learning is not the next big thing, it is now big thing.” – Donna J. THE JOURNEY: Where is e-learning heading? As we know, the e-learning market is evolving dynamically, witnessing newer horizons day after day. It’s almost a year since we published our last forecasts on the e-learning trends. What were some of the interesting predictions for the global e-learning market for 2014? What are the key global e-learning market trends today? The key findings of the report are: 90% of L&D leaders currently use e-learning courses.
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. Perhaps you know of them already, but chances are there is one or two that will be something new, and maybe you will learn something! Elearning! elearning instructional design training tools
eLearning 101: How to Make an eLearning Course (Updated!)
AUGUST 4, 2014
From the workplace to the schoolroom, more and more learning is taking place online. But if you’re new to the online learning world, even the terminology can be daunting! We’re here to unlock the language and techniques of online learning for beginners. The Vocabulary: Learning Management Systems, SCORM, Tin Can and the Experience API. eLearning Authoring Tools.
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." CPT, at next weeks Learning Solutions Conference & Expo.
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.
E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions—Part 2
ATD Learning Technologies
MARCH 1, 2016
At the 2016 ATD TechKnowledge Conference, I hosted a session designed for people just getting started with e-learning. In the first installment of this two-part series , we reviewed some basic e-learning terminology and concepts questions that were asked during the session. Now, let’s take a closer look at authoring tools, LMSs, and e-learning course design. It depends!
eLearning Podcasts (and a few others)
The eLearning Coach
AUGUST 18, 2011
learn with mine. I’m addicted to podcasts because they’ve changed my life. Although there are many education-related podcasts, there are surprisingly few devoted to eLearning in the workplace. Xyleme Voices is an excellent podcast hosted by Dawn Poulos of Xyleme Learning. Clay is passionate about learning technologies. eLearning 2.0
e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less
JUNE 19, 2013
Most corporations perceive learning to be an essential and ongoing process. Therefore, despite fluctuations of the economy and limited training budgets, companies are always on the lookout for sustainable learning solutions that can be created and delivered within limited means – of time as well as money. This can also reduce time and effort in e-Learning development. Learnin
5 Ways Managers Can Encourage Staff To Do Professional Development Online
APRIL 9, 2014
In my previous blog post, I wrote about how workers and job seekers likely undervalue the benefits of free online learning and professional development opportunities. There are simple things you can do as an eLearning manager to promote professional development efforts within your company. Assign team members to follow key websites and eLearning blogs (like this one!). Great!
Free e-Learning books
NOVEMBER 14, 2010
Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0 for Associations by Jeff Cobb (Update 11/30/2010: suggested by Christopher Pappas ) “In Learning 2.0 for Associations Jeff delivers an easy-to-read primer on how to leverage social media tools to expand the learning value that associations deliver. Learning Practices - Editor: Prof.
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. Before that, the very idea of mobile learning was a bit bizarre. In some respects m-learning is no big deal, because mobile devices are already ubiquitous and essential performance aids. The end result of all this won’t always be learning, but it will be enhanced performance and surely that’s what really matters. If Clark says the time is now, it probably is. Their jobs are inherently mobile.
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. Wrote a book on mobile learning ( M-Learning: Mobile E-Learning ).
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. Which Guild Research Surveys have you taken? 81% said no!
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling
MAY 21, 2007
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues. Critique of Learning Styles American Educator (Fall 1999) American Federation of Teachers. rating is 100% reliable.
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. Free E-Learning Templates. Use This Free E-Learning Template to Inspire Your Next M-Learning Course. Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates. Over 150 Free Fonts to Use in Your E-Learning Courses. Time-saving Tips from the E-learning Community.
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. The cool thing is that all of these are created in PowerPoint; so you can learn to build your own. One of the things I love about the elearning community is the willingness to share. October 25: Houston – Elearning Symposium. In today’s post, I’m adding a few more.
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!
Recap of The eLearning Guild’s DevLearn Conference
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
And we learned at the conference that it may become the next generation of AICC as well.) I t’s a new way to track learning experiences that extend beyond completing courses. Using a subject/verb/object model, Tin Can can track learning experiences such as “ I read a book “ or “ I taught a course. 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.
There is no one ‘right’ online platform to support learning
JULY 3, 2014
If you’re in the profession of learning & development you would no doubt select “TRUE” to the following statement if it was presented as a test question: We know that instruction, when spaced over time, produces substantial learning benefits (i.e., Yet many still have a desire to find the holy grail of learning platforms. One course. One class. link].
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. And Im even excited to work my booth -- althought that wont be my primary responsibility -- as the resident instructional designer, my job isnt selling, its learning. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.
How can Social Learning scale massively? Lesson from World of Warcraft…
APRIL 15, 2011
Much fuss is made of class-size effects in schools, but I often get blank stares when I talk about the dangers of putting 10,000 people together in an online learning environment. This might be OK in an environment with no social interaction, but what about where we are trying to foster Social Learning? Increasingly, the call is going out for some sort form of Social Learning to be a part of our online learning initiatives. We’re well aware of evidence linking Social Context and long-term learning retention. Guilds are often fairly tight-knit groups.
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.)
Three Ways That These 70 Rapid E-Learning Tips Will Help You Build Better Courses
AUGUST 2, 2011
They’ll get filled as you apply what you’re learning and gain more experience. General Thoughts on Rapid E-Learning. Things You Can Only Learn from a Real E-Learning Expert : Learn to work with subject matter experts and the tech-savvy millennials; and get a definitive explanation of how to finally spell e-learning eLearning elearning leearning.
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. topic.
Are These the Three E-Learning Books You Would Recommend?
NOVEMBER 29, 2011
That’s how found a lot of new bands like Mill Vanilli. I get a lot of questions about book recommendations from people just getting started with elearning. Let’s suppose you were on a desert island and in between catching fish and talking to volley balls you had a deep desire to learn more about elearning. Elearning 101. Design for How People Learn. Louis (ASTD).
Here’s Why Slide Count is Irrelevant to Your E-Learning Course
NOVEMBER 1, 2011
First, to the elearner screen count means nothing. People typically ask the question because they are tasked to build an hour of learning and want a better sense of how much content creation that means. Instead of asking about screen count (which is driven more by dumping information) focus on how to create meaningful elearning that will make the hour more productive for the learner.
Updated Comparison of E-Learning Authoring Tools
NOVEMBER 12, 2013
If you’d like a more scientific approach to authoring tools, check out the eLearning Guild’s recent authoring tools survey report (you must be a member to view) or register for their free webinar about the report (where I will be a panelist). In this post, I’ll focus on how Articulate Studio’s comparison has changed. Here’s the overview—details below. Mobile. Accessibility.
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: 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. Andy asked, "So, whats the next big thing in e-Learning?" Some ideas were tossed about: integration, personal learning, 3D, web 2.0, So is e-Learning the solution?
Thinking through social learning
MARCH 24, 2011
In preparation for our webinar with Citrix and the eLearning Guild, I’ve been thinking through the benefits of learning socially, specifically for formal learning. I’ve articulated before that I think it’s about processing, but I like to try to capture my thinking in a graphic, and hadn’t done so before. I did so now, and thought I’d share it.
15 Free Display Graphics to Use with Your E-Learning Courses
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
A lot of rapid elearning content finds its roots in repurposed classroom slides. You can download many of these templates (and more) from the E-Learning Heroes community. And many elearning courses use characters in front of projection screens. November 1: Las Vegas, NV (Elearning Guild)— Devlearn. November 12: Los Angeles, CA (ISPI)—Articulate Workshop.
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. Marty Rosenheck has made great strides with his learning experience manager, Trek, since he first started the concept work for the software at Up to All of Us in 2012. My former coworker, Mira Mendlovitz of W.W. Yes, that’s a tease… stay tuned.
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!
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: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?
FEBRUARY 15, 2008
Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? Im about halfway through Michael Allens new book, Designing Successful E-Learning. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! These are my current faves.
Why You Need PowerPoint 2010 for Rapid E-Learning
JULY 12, 2011
Starting with PowerPoint 2007, there are many features that make the rapid elearning process much more efficient. detailed some of those features in this post on why PowerPoint 2007 helps you build better elearning. find that there are any features that I use quite a bit, and mostly when I’m building elearning courses. November 1: Las Vegas, NV (Elearning Guild)— Devlearn.