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TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

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“ Him: “Only ours” Me: “Okay, you can create your courses with your SaaS tool, upload them into your system – and only your courses built with Brainshark, you have some reports and analytics.” Content authoring tool vendors equally not over abundent (Rapid Intake, Allen Communications, Articulate, Adobe were there among a few others). Assessment tool vendors – Questionmark was there, can’t recall anyone else. Last week, I attended TK 2012 in Las Vegas. Nice selection of vendors – in general. Average. Product Time.

ASTD TechKnowledge Wrap Up in Pictures #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Back home now after another exciting week in Las Vegas for ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2012 conference and expo. (I took a redeye home Friday night and then went camping with my son’s cub scout pack Saturday night. This year’s TK Chat sessions ran the gamut, with particularly hot topics around Social Learning, Gamification and tools. Crazy, I know.). know my brain was full but invigorated!

Staying Relevant in E-Learning in 2014

E-learning Uncovered

Conferences: * ASTD TechKnowledge : January 22-24, 2014, Las Vegas, NV. Authoring Tools Training: E-Learning Uncovered offers tools training on the major rapid e-learning development authoring tools. 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. There are groups for Lectora , Captivate , and Articulate Storyline and Studio. Happy learning!

eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Megan Torrance      In my  previous xAPI article  I pointed to the emergence of "geek-free tools and platforms" as the hallmark that xAPI is beginning to achieve main-stream status.   In the early Forming and Storming days of xAPI, there were no off-the-shelf tools that supported it. eLearning xAPIThe bar was set high. Examples?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Designing for Articulate: A Newbie’s View

Learning Visions

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. At Kineo , we often work with our clients’ tools of choice. This is true for any tool. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Thanks especially to Matt !).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Free Articulate & Moodle Seminars in Boston and Chicago

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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?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Reminder: Boston & Chicago Articulate/Moodle Seminars This Week

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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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, September 21, 2009 eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help! I am working on a presentation in a few weeks about eLearning authoring tools. high level overview for learning and development types who dont actually use the tools, but want to know whats out there, when you might use it, and some of the pros and cons. Now, Im not much of a tool user myself. Ive got some understanding of tools. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

To ease your burden, I put together a list of all of the posts from 2011 where I shared free elearning assets. Miscellaneous Free Tools. Free Tool & Free Graphics to Simplify Your E-Learning Course Design. You May Already Own the Tools to Create Simple E-Learning Avatars. January 17 : eLearning Guild (webinar): The Secrets to Rapid eLearning Success.

How to Design An Elearning Course on a Budget

Rapid eLearning

The past few days I’ve been pulling some content together for a couple of workshops I’m doing at the ASTD TechKnowledge conference in San Jose. The workshops are for those who are just getting started with the Articulate tools. An added bonus is that the documentation includes some really high quality images. I can easily use them in my elearning course. Bonus tip!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

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 ? Also, "Efficiency in Learning" covers some of the same territory as "Elearning and the Science of Instruction" but is more recent. These are my current faves.

5 Free Desktop Image Editors for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’m always asked what skills a rapid elearning designer should have. Because of this, an image editing application should be in your tool chest. But before we explore the free tools, a good budget-friendly option is Photoshop Elements. It’s relatively inexpensive and should be able to do what most people need for elearning. May 24 : Articulate Conference hosted by Leeds.

Are You Asking These Questions to Build Effective E-Learning?

Rapid eLearning

How we view effective elearning is somewhat subjective. For some it requires that all elearning center on performance. However, many elearning courses are less “learning” and more marketing. They’re about sharing information using elearning tools. I see those more as multimedia marketing campaigns than traditional training programs. At least not immediately.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid Authoring Tools Speed Dating

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 16, 2007 Rapid Authoring Tools Speed Dating Check out the Engage presentation done by the folks over at Kineo: Rapid Authoring Tools Speed Dating. 5-minute interviews with Articulate , Atlantic Link , Composica , Experience Builders , Mohive , Outstart , Raptivity , ReadyGo. thought the Experience Builders simulation tool somewhat intriguing. Posted by Cammy Bean at 3:47 PM Labels: authoring tools , kineo , rapid e-learning 2comments: Betsysaid.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Name That Tool

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 01, 2009 Name That Tool I just got a FaceBook query from someone and I thought you all could help: Im looking for a tool you might have come across, but I dont even know what product/programming group it belongs to. So if you say, yes I have signoff authority for travel vouchers, I could tell this tool to mark four courses. What tool do you think hes looking for? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! But thats not really my expertise. Thanks.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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. My best column: eLearning, of course! But I like to use it as a simple wireframe tool. Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:57 PM Labels: jane hart , tools 8comments: Sue Taylor said. What tools do you use? (I suspect Captivate is high on your list?) 10:36 AM Mark Britz said. Now I stop first at Twitter.

Company News: Happy 2014!

E-learning Uncovered

We are so very excited to welcome two new team members, Tanya Seidel (our new VP of Strategic Development) and Tim Slade (our new Authoring Tools Trainer).  She enjoys helping others in finding the right solutions for their eLearning development and deployment, but also enjoys learning new tools, new systems, and new skills herself, and is currently enrolled in an innovation and entrepreneurship program at the Stanford Center for Professional Development. Learning Uncovered: Articulate Studio ’13 Coming Soon! See You at TechKnowledge. Happy New Year!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Tools

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, June 08, 2007 Instructional Designers Tools Theres been a good conversation going on over at Christy Tuckers Experiencing E-Learning blog about instructional design. Christy has been writing about how to get started in instructional design and what technology tools you might need. Rapid e-Learning tools, like Articulate , change the amount of actual technical skill an ID would need within such a group. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! eLearnin.

When Did You First Realize You Were a Designer?

Aaron Silvers

There’s adherence to a model that has the word design  in it… but I will argue that if you can only brandish one tool, leverage only one way of solving a problem, you’re not really designing: you’re filling in blanks. different "TK Chat" at ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 with myself, @opensesame, @JaneBozarth and @LnDDave. Sketch by @saminerenberg. Share them.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic Another new rapid e-Learning tool, this from Epic (UK). From the press release: Its important to remember, however, that as with any tool, you only get out what you put in. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. So they buy an authoring tool and quickly convert the content. call this the rapid elearning story because it’s a story many people relate to. shared more detail in the post on building a roadmap to better rapid elearning. There’s not a right or wrong tool set. Voila! This isn’t about eye-candy.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for Jane Hart

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, July 26, 2007 My Top Ten Tools for Jane Hart Jane Hart asked me to add my own top ten list to the mix. For the most part, I like tools that are easy to use, easy to learn, look good, and create good-looking output. But I like to use it as a simple wireframe tool.

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

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points Jane Bozarth : Better than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging eLearning with PowerPoint. Effective design using PPT as a tool. Many tools out there that still have to start with ppt Use it as a storyboarding tool, prototyping. Frustration with eLearning: Becomes dumping ground for slides, text, content All the fun stuff kept for the classroom. Not elearning, but ereading. Not PPT 101.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Design Lively Elearning with Action Mapping

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, March 04, 2009 Design Lively Elearning with Action Mapping Cathy Moore has just announced the release of her eLearning Blueprint. Looks like a really useful tool for helping map out an eLearning project. This slideshow gives you a peek into the approach: Design Lively Elearning with Action Mapping View more presentations from Cathy Moore. Cathy, You are my eLearning Action Hero! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Here is my post.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Best Online Collaboration Tools with Robin Good

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, November 17, 2008 Best Online Collaboration Tools with Robin Good Live blogging this session from the Corporate Learning Trends & Innovation Conference with Robin Good. Everyones adding tools to the different categories on the MindMap -- whoa. Very cool. eLearnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Bloggers New Polling Tool

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Bloggers New Polling Tool As you may know, Ive been playing around with Polls on this blog. Today I just noticed that Blogger has added a polling tool. 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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. More details on the Articulate/Moodle seminar. Sure the quality isn't as good but for internal clips embedded in Articulate courses, they're "good enough" for us. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning About eLearning: Browse My Stuff

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, November 06, 2008 Learning About eLearning: Browse My Stuff Tony Karrer has just rebranded and launched eLearning Learning. Its kind of like Technorati, but community focused around the singular topic of eLearning. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning on Alltop

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Saturday, May 23, 2009 eLearning on Alltop Alltop, a venture of Guy Kawasaki, is an "online magazine rack" that aggregates RSS feeds about popular topics. Theyve now got an eLearning page, which includes this blog along with a whole bunch of other great eLearning blogs. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for. Free Articulate & Moodle Seminars in Boston and Ch. Take the Survey!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: As eLearning Ripens on The Vine

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, September 18, 2009 As eLearning Ripens on The Vine As eLearning matures (let’s just agree that this is the case), are you finding any differences in the complexity of the types of eLearning you are creating? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Yes, me.

Company News: December 2011

E-learning Uncovered

If you’ll be in Las Vegas for ASTD’s TechKnowledge 2012 , be sure to check out some of our sessions. Judy Unrein will be hosting the Articulate Storyline Creation Stations , and Diane Elkins will be presenting a breakout session evaluating the accessibility (Section 508) features of popular e-learning authoring tools — specifically Captivate, Lectora, and Storyline. E-Learning Uncovered: Captivate 5.5 Coming Soon! This eagerly-awaited addition to our popular E-Learning Uncovered book series is almost here! for both PC and Mac. Upcoming Conferences.

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

Last year I laid out in January my Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008. Instead, we will call this "self-directed learning" and will do our best to support the workforce to learn it on their own with minimal guidance and support. #2 - eLearning 2.0 Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 tools. As such, eLearning 2.0 At the same time, organizations who try to create big eLearning 2.0 Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools. Articulate has a great tool set.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Technology: What is eLearning 2.0?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 16, 2007 eLearning Technology: What is eLearning 2.0? Thanks to Tony Karrer for a great overview article on eLearning Technology: What is eLearning 2.0? 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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: On Games and eLearning

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, January 05, 2009 On Games and eLearning As eLearning designers, your goal is (hopefully) to make the learning experience engaging. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for. Right? Maybe.

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

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools If you dont already subscribe to Kineos occasional newsletter , please do. 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. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for. Take the Survey! eLearnin.

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

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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. Wiki Platform Using Web 2.0