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ASTD Second Life Webinar

Kapp Notes

Yesterday, Tony O'Driscoll , Matthew Monahan and I gave an ASTD Webinar on the topic of Second Life. Tom has written a great deal on Second Life and innovative learning content and methods. We had most of the 400 plus people attending via application sharing through WebEx (not ideal but it worked) and about 15 or so people attending within Second Life.

Problem-Based Learning in 3D Environment

Kapp Notes

More impotantly, here is the MSIT Second Life Wiki which ontains the paper for the conference and a ton of useful resources. Here are some resources I mentioned concerning other Second Life presentations I've done. Here are the slides from an ASTD TechKnowledge Presentation. Here are a couple of books used for Second Life. Today I am presenting on the topic of Designing Problem-Based Learning Environments in a 3D On Line Virtual World at the 19th International Conference on Teaching and Learning.

Second Life Books: ASTD

Kapp Notes

Here are the slides for the ASTD TechKnowledge Presentation. It was an all day workshop and we spent most of the time in Second Life but you may find the slides helpful. For the ASTD Conference, we talked about a couple of books used for Second Life. Here are the links: Other resources: SL Portal LSL Wiki Here is a post to additional links: Second Life Resourses: Supporting NCTT Opening Address __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide

Think Virtual Worlds: Not Second Life

Kapp Notes

Here is this Month's ASTD Big Question: Second Life Training? More specifically: In what situations, do you believe it makes sense to develop a learning experience that will be delivered within Second Life? If you were to develop a training island in Second Life, what kind of environment and artifacts would you consider essential for teaching?

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. And Karl Kapp talks about the inevitable hype curve in which Second Life is now in the midst. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr.

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. 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. thoughtful post on one educators experience in Second Life (and a nice historical perspective). IT Security Risks 2. 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. Last week, I visited Renaissance Island and wrote about it in My Second Second Life Experience. Informal learning at its best.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blog-o- the-Month at ISTE Island in Second Life

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 11, 2008 Blog-o- the-Month at ISTE Island in Second Life Imagine my surprise when Scott Merrick contacted me, letting me know that Learning Visions had been nominated as Blog-o-the-month on ISTE Island in Second Life. link] Im Bliss Yue (get it?) in Second Life, but I have to admit that its been ages since Ive been in-world. Nice blog.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blogger's Hut in Second Life

Learning Visions

Thursday, November 06, 2008 Blogger's Hut in Second Life Scott Merrick (also check out Scotts SecondLife Blog ) runs the ISTEs Bloggers Hut in Second Life. Reflecting on #ASTD10 Recommended: "In Defense of the LMS" Chicago Bound: Kineo at ASTD ICE #astd10 One Year on at Kineo #yam Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle f. How kind!

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: More Second Life

Kapp Notes

Basically Second Life is the Matrix , as in, “Wake Up Neo, the Matrix has you.” You can learn a little more by checking out my previous entry on the subject, Get a "Second Life." Second Life is a virtual world in which people can act, react and function as if they were in the actual physical world. Check it out.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life and Gender

Learning Visions

Friday, July 13, 2007 Second Life and Gender Theres been a great conversation about Second Life and gender and the bleeding edge in the comments on my recent post. Reflecting on #ASTD10 Recommended: "In Defense of the LMS" Chicago Bound: Kineo at ASTD ICE #astd10 One Year on at Kineo #yam Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle f. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Talk amongst yourselves. Im going to Maine.

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. Theres a real emotional level to Second Life. If youd like to read more about my adventures in Second Life, check out my first and second visits. Cammie, There has been so much talk about designing learning for Second Life. To answer your second question: Maybe. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr. Karl showed me around his student sandbox.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life and Gaming Poll Results

Learning Visions

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Second Life and Gaming Poll Results I dont claim to be a researcher, nor can I claim that the results of polls conducted on this site are in the least bit statistically significant. Last week, I asked "Have you ever been in Second Life?" Unfortunately, the Second Life poll is closed. Its funny you should mention Second Life.

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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. starting talking with another newbie for about 2 seconds when we were accosted. Reflecting on #ASTD10 Recommended: "In Defense of the LMS" Chicago Bound: Kineo at ASTD ICE #astd10 One Year on at Kineo #yam Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle f. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Its sort of me-ish. Coage Boucher. Avoid him.

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2009 Top Posts and Topics: Kapp Notes

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is an annual question: What did you learn about learning in 2009? So, I teamed with alumni Robyn Defelice at Dishing Design and updated the article for ASTD. Alternatives to Second Life (continued, again). The Metro DC ASTD chapter asked me to do an interview about audio in e-learning and I linked to the interview and shared some of my notes. Tags: ASTD Big Question So one of the tasks I will do to answer this question is to see what posts were the Best of 2009 from several different sources. Random Web 2.0 Bored?-Try

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Thoughts on ASTD

Learning Visions

Sunday, June 07, 2009 Thoughts on ASTD This past week, I spent Monday and Tuesday at the ASTD International Conference & Expo in DC. My first impressions of ASTD: ‘wow, what a huge conference’ and ‘wow, these are traditional training people for whom most of this eLearning stuff is kind of exotic and/or quite overwhelming and threatening.’ Jealous?

Experiencing E-Learning » Daily Bookmarks 12/12/2009

Experiencing eLearning

ASTD TechKnowledge Learning in 3D Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are the resources for the Learning in 3D presentation at ASTD TechKnowledge 2010. Here are the slides. Learning in 3D View more presentations from kkapp. Web site for the book Learning in 3D. If you would like to purchase the book, you can receive a 20% discount directly from the publisher. You can read Chapter One of the book to get a sense of what the book is about.

Philadelphia ASTD Meeting Lot of Fun

Kapp Notes

Last night I presented at the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of ASTD and ran into a bunch of old friends and made some new ones. Greater Philadelphia ASTD members learn about 3D collaboration and learning in virtual worlds. I was presenting with my co-author Tony O’Driscoll , CEO of ProtonMedia , Ron Burns, and President of WTRI, Lia DiBello. One such meeting is shown below.

ASTD's Big Question for December: New Learning

Kapp Notes

The ASTD Big question this month is What did you learn about learning in 2007? First, I learned how far a digital asset can travel if people find it has value.One of my student's YouTube videos Educational Uses of Second Life has over 5,500 hits and has been favorited 67 times. And a piece I created called Avoiding Death by PowerPoint has taken on a life of its own.

Summer 2008: Learning in 3D Class

Kapp Notes

Preston providing instruction and answering questions in Second Life. So the second week of the summer Learning in 3D class was exciting. Matt and I have teamed up at several conferences as co-presenters (see ASTD TechKnowledge 2008, Lots of Fun and Second Life Training Presentation for more details on our presentations) so it was great to team up with him again.

Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d

Learning Visions

My Experience in Virtual Worlds A few years ago, when Second Life was first coming onto the scene as the next big thing, I sat in my office and scratched my head. dabbled in SL a bit after that, chronicled my Second Life experiences on my blog, but I haven’t been “in world” in probably two years. Authentic, realistic and immersive, like Second Life”.

ASTD TechKnowledge 2008, Lots of Fun

Kapp Notes

Arrived back from the ASTD TechKnowledge 2008 conference late the other night (3:00am) but the conference was worth it. I got to see a lot of people and make some really good connections. We had a lively group of about 10 participants some of who had never even logged into Second Life before and some who were practically pros. Matthew Monahan and I put them through the paces.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Join Me at ASTD ICE June 1&2

Learning Visions

Friday, May 29, 2009 Join Me at ASTD ICE June 1&2 Are you going to ASTD this coming week? Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:54 AM Labels: astd , beer , kineo 1 comments: Dave Ferguson said. Reflecting on #ASTD10 Recommended: "In Defense of the LMS" Chicago Bound: Kineo at ASTD ICE #astd10 One Year on at Kineo #yam Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle f.

Article: Online Communities Go Corporate

Kapp Notes

The article also references an article by Susan Kish titled Virtual Worlds:Second Life and the Enterprise where she defines some terms and provides a great graphic showing the inter-relationships between MMORPGs, Metaverses and MMOLEs. A few weeks ago, I was interviewed along with a number of other folks for an online article about the corporate implications of virtual worlds.

Understanding Virtual Worlds Articles and Links

Kapp Notes

Here is a link to an article I wrote called Defining and Understanding Virtual Worlds for ASTD's Learning Circuits. And here is a good companion piece if you haven't read it already, check out Another Life: Virtual Worlds as Tools for Learning at eLearn Magazine. Tony has a great concept called "The Seven Sensibilities of 3D Spaces." Read his post Virtual Worlds Going Mainstream.

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eLearning Trends That Will Fizzle, Sizzle, or Simmer in 2014

Bottom-Line Performance

The  2013 ASTD State of the Industry Report  tells us that only 1.39% of respondents are actually distributing content via mobile even though we’re very close to reaching market saturation with SmartPhones ( predictions vary from August of this year to early next year ). Our industry is notorious for chasing after trends. Is gamification going to go the way of Myspace and Foursquare?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Survey -- Whats Your Demographic?

Learning Visions

Some of you have been in Second Life. Thanks ~ Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:37 AM Labels: games , gaming , second life , survey 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Cammy Bean Greater Boston, MA, United States View my complete profile About This Blog Subscribe in a reader Subscribe via email Are you an Instructional Designer? Reflecting on #ASTD10 Recommended: "In Defense of the LMS" Chicago Bound: Kineo at ASTD ICE #astd10 One Year on at Kineo #yam Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle f.

Show Me the Examples! ASTD Big Question for June

Kapp Notes

Here is a quick tutorial on How to Build Tiny Prims in Second Life. view this as e-learning since the person watching the video is getting instruction on how to build in the world of Second Life. This can be used for many different training applications using the world of Second Life as a platform for creation of the learning. Learning Tutorial for PA DEP.

Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

Learning Circuits – ASTD’s Online Magazine Covering E-Learning. TCC09: Digital Learning Environments: Context Sensitive and Imaginative Classes in Second Life, April 14, 2009. When writing the whitepaper about Casual games , I did a fair bit of research and looked at several hundred web links. So here they are – a Top 100 Learning Game Resource list. Educause.

Clarity needed around Web 3.0

Clark Quinn

I like ASTD; they offer a valuable service to the industry in education, including reports, webinars, very good conferences (despite occasional hiccups, *cough* learning styles *cough*) that I happily speak at and even have served on a program committee for.   The second: the Mobile Web, which will allow users to experience the web seamlessly as they move from one device to another, and most interaction will take place on mobile devices. I don’t see how this follows from the definition. They may not be progressive enough for me, but I’m not their target market. 

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Reflecting on #ASTD10 Recommended: "In Defense of the LMS" Chicago Bound: Kineo at ASTD ICE #astd10 One Year on at Kineo #yam Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle f. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. rating is 100% reliable. and.70.

Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It Is – Not Yet #tk10

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes…ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. Recap of her recent article for ASTD: e-Learning – What’s Old is New Again When you say you’re doing elearning what are you doing? Authentic, realistic and immersive, like Second Life Include access to e-coaches Include expectations that employees will participate in online discussions as follow up to a class. [ The problem is that we focus on the event - ‘the event’s the thing.’ Second Life – figures debating the benefits of first life: [link] Very fresh! 953 respondents to survey.

Answering the Question: How Do We Keep Up

Kapp Notes

This Month's ASTD Big Question is simple and comple x--"How do we keep up?" And I learned of Second Life and Twitter through my interactions within the blogsophere. Instructional strategies come first and technology second. 5) Take it all in with a grain of salt. Tags: ASTD Big Question Being in the field of instructional technology and teaching it to others--my students, consulting clients and others--it can be a real struggle to make sure I am on the cutting edge of what is happening. Listen to what is going on with technology. If it is really useful or big.it

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Let me second "Dont Make Me Think." Reflecting on #ASTD10 Recommended: "In Defense of the LMS" Chicago Bound: Kineo at ASTD ICE #astd10 One Year on at Kineo #yam Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle f. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr. Friday, February 15, 2008 Essential Reading for Instructional Design? What would you add?

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

Learning Visions

Second, even where there are instructional technologists/designers employed, they are often not in significant leadership positions. Reflecting on #ASTD10 Recommended: "In Defense of the LMS" Chicago Bound: Kineo at ASTD ICE #astd10 One Year on at Kineo #yam Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle f. ASTD Keynote: “People Lie&# Richard Hilleman Electr. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? create eLearning. We move on.

Top 100 Learning Game Resources

Upside Learning

Learning Circuits - ASTD’s Online Magazine Covering E-Learning. TCC09: Digital Learning Environments: Context Sensitive and Imaginative Classes in Second Life, April 14, 2009. When writing the whitepaper about Casual games , I did a fair bit of research and looked at several hundred web links. So here they are - a Top 100 Learning Game Resource list. Serious Games Blog.