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When Remembering Really Matters: The Power of Serious Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

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Sharon Boller , President and Chief Product Officer, and Steven Boller , Marketing Director, are delivering a jam-packed session through Training Magazine Network where they demonstrate research-based strategies for retention—and how they relate to games. webinar training magazine Research has shown time and time again that remembering is hard and forgetting is easy. Register anyway.

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Trade Show Wars

eLearning 24-7

ASTD TechKnowledge – if you are an e-learning vendor this is a must show for you. have heard from vendors who tell me it is a waste of money and others who tell me they scored some sales. A mix of “tire kickers” and “decision makers” Training magazine’s show – A number of vendors who attended told me it was awful and that they were disappointed at the traffic and lack of real leads. Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning TechKnowledge trade shows ASTD craig weiss e-learning sales education elearninfo expos online learning

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

Learning Visions

Session hosted by Training Magazine. 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. Not PPT 101. But will talk about how to make instruction more engaging, interactive and interesting. Why PowerPoint? We have it. It’s cheap. It’s idiot proof. Pretty universal. Easy to deal with. Can do an awful lot with PPT. Info dumps are not instruction!

Free Webinar: Extend the Shelf Life of Your Training

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TechSmith has partnered with Training Magazine to bring you an opportunity to learn about the flipped classroom for business. This is hosted through Training Magazine Network. Matt is a regular contributor to Training magazine, and has published articles in various training publications in the U.S. Sign up here! This is a good thing. What benefits can really be realized?

A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar): Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). February 13-14: Atlanta (Training Magazine). I’ll be doing a session on PowerPoint and we’ll have two Build-A-Course sessions. It’s hard to believe but another year’s come and gone. Free E-Learning Templates. Free fonts.

One Learning Designer's Look Back at 2012

Learning Visions

The year started off with me wrapping up my stint as the planning committee chairperson for ASTD TechKnowledge 12. I was this close to doing onstage karaoke in front of the entire TK crowd -- it's hard not to let Vegas get into your soul. appeared in actual paper print this year for my first time with an article published in ASTD's T&D Magazine. It was a big year. Conferences.

5 Free Desktop Image Editors for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). February 13-14: Atlanta (Training Magazine). I’ll be doing a session on PowerPoint and we’ll have two Build-A-Course sessions. I’m always asked what skills a rapid elearning designer should have. One of the most important skills is basic image editing. You don’t need to be a professional graphics designer. Picasa. PhotoScape.

Are These the Three E-Learning Books You Would Recommend?

Rapid eLearning

Back in the ‘80s there was a music magazine that published a list of desert island discs. January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar)— Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. I’ll share some ways to get more out of PowerPoint. January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). So for today’s post I’d like to do something similar to the desert island discs.

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Want a Great Looking E-Learning Course? Here’s a Simple Way to Get It.

Rapid eLearning

January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar): Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). February 13-14: Atlanta (Training Magazine). I’ll be doing a session on PowerPoint and we’ll have two Build-A-Course sessions. There are three core questions that help guide the development of an elearning course.

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

Rapid eLearning

January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar)— Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. I’ll share some ways to get more out of PowerPoint. January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). February 13-14: Atlanta (Training Magazine). How we view effective elearning is somewhat subjective. For some it requires that all elearning center on performance. 2012….coming

Check Out This Free PowerPoint Template & Tutorial

Rapid eLearning

January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar): Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). February 13-14: Atlanta (Training Magazine). I’ll be doing a session on PowerPoint and we’ll have two Build-A-Course sessions. It’s inspired by a Christmas tree with the green background and colored bulbs. Louis (ASTD).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interview with Brent Schlenker

Learning Visions

hosted by Training Magazine Network. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ▼ October (10) Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios Kineo Audio Interview with Ellen Wagner "The Evol. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Have you ever had one of those?

Here’s a Way to Make Your E-Learning Course Objectives Interesting

Rapid eLearning

January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar)— Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. I’ll share some ways to get more out of PowerPoint. January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). February 13-14: Atlanta (Training Magazine). I’ll be doing a session on PowerPoint and we’ll have two Build-A-Course sessions. Understanding Objectives. Know what?

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Catching Up

Aaron Silvers

There are also two articles currently in the works for Training Magazine and T+D Magazine. ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 (8 hours) – January 29, 2013 – San Jose, CA. You need to be a registered participant or speaker or vendor to participate in the Junto, but an Expo Pass is free and is all you need to check out and play in Tin Can Alley. I’ll be at I/ITSEC in Orlando, FL December 3-6, working in the ADL booth, talking up some Experience API. I’m concluding my tenure on the Planning Committee for ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose, CA. iFest happened.

Catching Up

Aaron Silvers

There are also two articles currently in the works for Training Magazine and T+D Magazine. ASTD TechKnowledge 2013 (8 hours) – January 29, 2013 – San Jose, CA. You need to be a registered participant or speaker or vendor to participate in the Junto, but an Expo Pass is free and is all you need to check out and play in Tin Can Alley. I’ll be at I/ITSEC in Orlando, FL December 3-6, working in the ADL booth, talking up some Experience API. I’m concluding my tenure on the Planning Committee for ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose, CA. iFest happened.

3 E-Learning Lessons Learned on the Road

Rapid eLearning

January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar)— Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. I’ll share some ways to get more out of PowerPoint. January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). February 13-14: Atlanta (Training Magazine). I’m coming off of back-to-back-to-back conference sessions and elearning workshops. It’s important to connect with people.

How to Create a Learning Journal to Go with Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

It’ll be a great time! I’ll also be in Vegas this week at TechKnowledge. February 13-14: Atlanta (Training Magazine). I’ll be doing a session on PowerPoint and we’ll have two Build-A-Course sessions. In an earlier post we looked at how to combine elearning with an on-the-job mentoring program. received a lot of questions about the learning journal. The Value of a Learning Journal.

Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Font

Rapid eLearning

January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar)— Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. I’ll share some ways to get more out of PowerPoint. January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). Feb 13-14: Atlanta (Training Magazine). The other day I ran across the website of How It Works Media. They produce those clever marketing videos. What caught my eye was the way they used their vector character with the projection screen especially since I had just done a couple of posts on display graphics which included some some projection screens. 2012….coming

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Here’s an Inexpensive Way to Build a Library of E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar)— Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. I’ll share some ways to get more out of PowerPoint. January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). February 13-14: Atlanta (Training Magazine). I’ll be doing a session on PowerPoint and we’ll have two Build-A-Course sessions. But with that comes some challenges. Fonts.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning on Alltop

Learning Visions

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. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ► September (7) ► August (4) ► July (5) ► June (6) ▼ May (10) Join Me at ASTD ICE June 1&2 iPhone and the End of All Boundaries eLearning on Alltop eLearning Brand Name Recognition? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Need to Combine E-Learning with Mentoring? Here’s a Simple Solution.

Rapid eLearning

January 11: Training Magazine (free webinar): Learn to Use PowerPoint for More Than Boring Presentations. January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). February 13-14: Atlanta (Training Magazine). I’ll be doing a session on PowerPoint and we’ll have two Build-A-Course sessions. Recently someone asked how to combine their mentoring program with elearning courses. This is something I’ve worked on a few times over the years. It usually involved a production environment where peer coaches were tasked with training new employees on the floor. Common Case. The Peer Coach.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Lance Dublin: Formalizing Informal Learning

Learning Visions

Presented by Training Magazine Network Diagram of the learning process: Input: you can get input in lots of ways Organize Apply Evaluate (in a wheel – each of these is a subprocess) Looking first at learning. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ▼ September (7) What’s the Difference: Learning Designer vs. Inst. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Missed the first 20 minutes…sorry!] In a disconnected learning system: Need.

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. Be on the lookout for Judy’s guest blogging in ASTD’s Learning Circuits in December, as well as contributions to Learning Solutions Magazine next year. E-Learning Uncovered: Captivate 5.5 Coming Soon! This eagerly-awaited addition to our popular E-Learning Uncovered book series is almost here! Look for an announcement in January for the release of the book and new free resources on the website. for both PC and Mac. Upcoming Conferences. Blog Posts and Other Fun Stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

hosted by Training Magazine Network. ** Disclaimers: “I am not a marketer or a game developer.&# (Although he plays a LOT of games). ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ▼ September (7) What’s the Difference: Learning Designer vs. Inst. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Everything IS about learning. 30-90 seconds.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] January 25-27, 2012 American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) TechKnowledge , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. link] February 13-14, 2012 Training 2012 Conference and Expo, sponsored by Training Magazine , 35 th annual, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. link] March 21-22, 2012 The E-Learning Foundations Intensive sponsored by the Learning Solutions Magazine, Orlando, California, USA.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Make images look like they’re magazine cutouts. ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose on February 2-4. With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. For this post, I decided to pull a bunch of them together so that you have them in one easy list. 100+ PowerPoint Tutorials.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] January 30-February 1, 2013 American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) TechKnowledge , San Jose, California, USA. link] February 18-20, 2013 Training 2013 Conference and Expo, sponsored by Training Magazine , 36 th annual, Orlando, Florida, USA. Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Mlýn , Czech Republic. link].

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] February 2-4, 2011 American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) TechKnowledge , San Jose, California, USA. link] February 7-9, 2011 Training 2011 Conference and Expo, sponsored by Training Magazine , San Diego, California, USA. Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com.

How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

discovered the bands through a magazine that had a reader section titled, Desert Island Discs. He’ll be at TechKnowledge this week doing two sessions, Dump the Templates! There’s a lot of conversation about social media. And for good reason. The tools let you connect with peers who share common interests. It’s also a great way to build a personal learning network. Filtering the Noise.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

link] January25-27, 2012 American Societyfor Training and Development (ASTD) TechKnowledge ,Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. link] February13-14, 2012 Training 2012 Conferenceand Expo, sponsored by Training Magazine , 35 th annual, Atlanta,Georgia, USA. link] March21-22, 2012 The E-Learning FoundationsIntensive sponsored by the Learning Solutions Magazine, Orlando,California, USA. link] March23-25, 2012 Learning Solutions Conference and Expo: Find the Spectrum of Solutions, sponsored by LearningSolutions Magazine, Orlando, Florida, USA. Petersburg Beach, Florida, USA. link].

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Better Learning Games

Learning Visions

Electronic Software Association -- trade org for game developers in the US Gama Sutra Game Developer Magazine Timeline/Team to Develop? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, April 09, 2009 Building Better Learning Games Interested in building casual games for your learners? Focus on casual video games. Income is collected.

How Fonts Take a Starring Role in Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Smashing Magazine has a good review of 25 Font Management tools. Tidbits: Community Manager, Dave Anderson , will be at TechKnowledge on January 27-29. The video below shows how graphic designer, Brian Hoff , selected the right font for one of his projects. There are many points in the video where he probably could have stopped, but didn’t. No one would have known the difference.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

primarily focus on the content, the writing, and the schmoozing with the client. (My experience is mainly in development of self-paced eLearning for the corporate market.) In the December 10, 2007 edition of The eLearning Guilds Learning Solutions magazine, Reuben Tozman (President and founder of edCetra Training ) gets into this topic in The Next Generation of Instructional Designers.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 27-29, 2010 American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) TechKnowledge , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. link] February 1-3, 2010 Training 2010 Conference and Expo, sponsored by Training Magazine , San Diego, California, USA. Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Hiring Women in 1943. You Go, Girl!

Learning Visions

reprint from the July 1943 issue of Transportation Magazine (as reproduced in the September/October 2007 issue of Savvy & Sage Magazine: Getting the Most of Midlife and Beyond ). Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 02, 2008 Hiring Women in 1943. You Go, Girl! Pick young married women. Take the Survey!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

See part one: Instructional Design as a Spectrum ) In eLearning Magazines predictions for 2008 , Patti Shank said this: Learning content, activity, and assessment authoring tools continue to improve. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? Clive Shepherd thinks so.