eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms
MAY 11, 2016
For many, their first experience with eLearning was educational computer games delivered via CD Rom. Thankfully, eLearning comes in many different forms from basic PowerPoint modules to learning games and simulations and beyond, giving users many options to support their unique learning objectives. SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?!
An eLearning revolution: From professional development to knowledge sharing
Challenge to Learn
DECEMBER 20, 2015
It has become so easy to publish information instead of just consuming it. Posting information on the web doesn’t require any technical knowledge anymore. We started in 1996 with a CD-rom version, that was followed in 2006 by a windows based edition. Support them in making more effective eLearning. Customer support. Now all of us can be creators. Sales.
What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?
The Peformance Improvement
MARCH 22, 2012
Feeding this appetite for online programs is research that seems to support the notion that online is better than face-to-face, classroom instruction. However, they qualify that finding by writing: Despite what appears to be strong support for blended learning applications, the studies in this meta-analysis do not demonstrate that online learning is superior as a medium.
Instructional Design for Mobile Learning #id4mlearning
OCTOBER 11, 2011
So often people treat ID as just organizing information on a page. Classrooms immobilized us…mobile devices now mobilizes us.” We can use devices in the classroom to mobilize us – get kids out from behind their desks and moving around, gathering information. Nowadays, there’s just way too much information. raise your hand while interacting with a CD ROM). Technology Advancements: Here’s what’s changed… Computers Internet Gaming & Interactive Social or Informal Use these tools/strategies/realities – differently. performance support and coaching 10.
The Demise of E-learning (the brand)
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Our first products, known simply as Computer Based Training, or CBT, had no inherent dissemination method, instead relying on distribution of diskettes or CD-ROMs. This time period was also the beginning of the Internet information age, and vendors in virtually all business areas began developing network-enabled products. ” The Erosion of the E-learning Brand.
The Future of the Training Department
Learning and Working on the Web
OCTOBER 21, 2009
Thousands upon thousands of trainers attended conferences to learn about new approaches like programmed instruction, behavior modification, roleplay, certification, CD-ROM, sensitivity training. RESPOND: Support the work; Connect people; Share experiences; Develop tools. This requires information, knowledge, trust and credibility. People had vocations, not jobs.
100 eLearning Articles and White Papers
APRIL 28, 2008
Keeping Up with the Pace of Change Informal learning will help employees survive in the future workplace 3. Each cell is supported with video examples. Storyboards & eLearning (Pt. 1) " EduTech gEEks.We're a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. collaboration 8.
What’s in Your Toolbox?
JULY 8, 2013
The decreased emphasis on classroom training and a large increase in other suggests enterprises are bypassing the now-traditional e-learning options and exploring other experiences such as performance support or peer-based training. Despite recent and continued emphasis on social media to support learning, the most significant types of informal learning aren’t technology-based.
A practical guide to creating learning screencasts: part 3 – using desktop tools
MAY 5, 2011
There are also much higher-end performance support tools as well as applications designed specifically to support screencasting for ERM systems such as SAP and Siebel. Share your output in a wide variety of ways including CD-ROM, a YouTube-ready format, or as an MP4 video for Apple mobile devices. Reference information is best kept short and sweet. Editing.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning
JUNE 28, 2007
1980s CD ROMS. Incremental: Some forms of online training support current ways of doing things Virtual classrooms, presentation software, authoring tools, assessment tools, LMS. Browserless web" -- ala Google Earth -- full networked application -- like CD ROMs days -- direct application. The CD ROM based training company I worked at did not successfully make the leap to the Internet. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.
Lessons from the past
MARCH 23, 2012
CD ROMs became easy to author, but they were soon supplanted by the ubiquity of the internet. Learning management systems made tracking learner performance easier, and now mobile platforms have made accessing learning opportunities almost effortless for the user. Very clunky, but very, very exciting! Probably not as much as we might think. Giving feedback. Learning Training
My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010
NOVEMBER 28, 2010
It is really an expansion of the design section from the original book, adding a good deal of extra information and ideas along the way. I do not think there can be any doubt that design has an impact upon how learners interact with learning materials, this book is a real help for those who would like to make sure that the learning tools that they design are engaging and effective for learners.
#iel12 Thursday Morning Keynote
In the Middle of the Curve
JUNE 7, 2012
Things are more mixed - eras of bright hopes (see 90s and CD-ROMS and computer-based instruction) Current wins are low tech - Lots of examples of schools (K-12 example) successfully educating high risk populations so that they can go to college - Many use little IT - Take kids seriously, high expectations, care (This seems to highlight the importance of the human element and design vs. the tools) Public Education systems (esp urban) - Resistant to change - Budget pressure (don't get me started here.) Unintentionally increasing the access/performance gap. Erm.yeah. iel12
Thriving in the Net-Work Era
MARCH 19, 2012
Thousands upon thousands of trainers attended conferences to learn about new approaches like programmed instruction, behavior modification, roleplay, certification, CD-ROM, sensitivity training. RESPOND: Support the work; Connect people; Share experiences; Develop tools. This requires information, knowledge, trust and credibility. 2020 is sooooo far away. The U.S.
Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators
JUNE 27, 2014
He works with a broad range of public and private sector organisations internationally, helping them to build capability in the application of new media to learning, and to transform workplace learning through the effective integration of formal, informal, on-demand and experiential learning. Learnnovators: What are the latest trends in organizational learning & development, and performance support? Unlike many others, you also carry clear thoughts on blending learning styles (formal with informal and social) and possibilities (such as spaced learning and gamification).
DECEMBER 9, 2008
Ten years later, life was good because we had another delivery model available, the CD-ROM allowing us to train individuals. Yes, we theoretically had this back in 1987 with paper-based materials, but we looked at the CD as a substitute for classroom instruction. When you support informal / self-directed / workgroup learning? Now the interesting part. Maybe it is?
Ten years on
Clive on Learning
FEBRUARY 27, 2007
As someone who has benefited greatly from, and hugely enjoyed, my experiences over the past couple of years in receiving tennis coaching, I'd have to say I'm a supporter. These used to be the exclusive province of specialist designers who produced CD-ROMs and the such like, using expensive software like Director. Performance support has disappointed in generally, but its time has probably yet to come, possibly under a different name and with a reduced emphasis on systems and technology. Of course my main work focus has been technology-assisted learning.
Three (or more) models of e-learning
JULY 30, 2007
This had its origins in computer-based training in the 1980s and has evolved from there, and from video-based learning resources that because interactive CD-ROMs then migrated to online versions. One possible candidate is Electronic Performance Support, or EPS. Or via corporate intranets or networks. Or knowledge management, as some would call it.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic
MAY 4, 2007
The key to understanding what’s going on
MARCH 26, 2010
The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. “Social software is based on supporting the desire of individuals to affiliate, their desire to be pulled into groups to achieve their personal goals, Stowe Boyd wrote in a recent article ( Darwin magazine, May 2003). formal | informal.
$1 million e-learning no more…
Dawn of Learning
APRIL 15, 2009
We were creating CD-ROM based training for service technicians. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > $1 Million e-Learning no more… $1 Million e-Learning no more… April 15th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’ve been in the training and development business for nearly 20 years now. Things certainly have changed a lot in that time. Each course cost over $1 million dollars! They were fantastic, cutting-edge, pushing the envelope in every way. So how do you get there? Regards!… Learn more about Dawn here. Theme by mg12.
e-Learning: In Search of a Better Definition
Big Dog, Little Dog
NOVEMBER 8, 2004
It includes the delivery of content via Internet, intranet/extranet (LAN/WAN), audio- and videotape, satellite broadcast, interactive TV, and CD-ROM. The utilities and capabilities for supporting informal learning, mentoring, communities of practice and other "non-training" interventions. However, there are two parts to learning, just as there are in performance.
Workflow learning vs. the "me-focus" culture
The Learning Circuits
JUNE 15, 2005
To a largely techno-skeptical audience numbed by the self-indulgent atrocities of CD-ROM courses, online learning was never going to fly. major prerequisite for workflow learning is a culture that fosters collaboration and sharing, that rewards (rather than punishes) individual support initiatives, that builds a fundamental responsibility for informal coaching and mentoring into every employee's job description, and that places as much value on time spent helping others perform as it does on time spent performing. They are blinded by their culture.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"
APRIL 26, 2007
After a few years, I got involved in an IT initiative (then it was called MIS) -- designing a new software application to support our call center business. We produced loads of CBTs -- delivered on CD ROM. This is how I support my family. So lets get the tools and information out there to support folks like me. Would it not be better for us to consider what the customer is asking for and then working with that information come up with a viable approach that in the end meets the needs of the learners? have never taken a class in pedagogy. Or am I?