Looking Back at 2007

Tony Karrer

In December 2006, I posted my challenges and predictions for 2007. Biggest challenges for 2007? I could answer this as the biggest challenges for Learning Professionals generally, and maybe I'll come back and do that, but for now, let me just write what I see as some of my bigger challenges in 2007. I found several very high quality developers at several levels in 2007. on all kinds of businesses. This is probably my biggest failure for 2007.

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CAC Digest: 2007 Event

Kapp Notes

The final day consists of a business/curriculum meeting between the staff of the department and the corporate professionals, a chance for students to interview with companies and always a great "trends in the industry" presentation by our own Helmut Doll. Here is a digest of the CAC links, both in the blog and on alumni blogs (a first), of the 2007 event. Twice every year our Department of Instructional Technology holds its capstone event. Our Corporate Advisory Council Event.

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Spring CAC 2007: ESP Systems

Kapp Notes

So they wanted to use e-learning to support their business. They view it as a "huge" driver of their business. ESP Systems create an innovative system to help servers and bus-people in a resturant know when customers want their check or want to clear the table.

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CAC: Fall 2007 Corporate Advisory Council Event ReCap

Kapp Notes

Once the exercise is complete, one team is awarded the "contract" but they are all winners because it prepares students to write and respond to RFPs and gives them insight into the business aspects of the e-learning field.

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4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. leader and business manager, they feel good about the quality. BusinessWire (2007) writes, “…nearly 60% of front-line. know the business impact of. business today. world’s leading businesses.

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

Learning Visions

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.

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Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Hot Shot Business “Simulation�

Kapp Notes

Want to run your own business? Need to learn business basics? In this game, you have to deal with the issues of financing (get a bank loan or bootstrap your business). The game, is over at the Disney site and is called Hot Shot Business.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 2007 edublog winners announced!

Mark Oehlert

» December 10, 2007 2007 edublog winners announced! Congrats to all the 2007 edublog award winners.you can find the whole list here. Posted by: Stephen Downes | December 12, 2007 at 06:14 PM The comments to this entry are closed.

Experiencing E-Learning » Daily Bookmarks 12/29/2007

Experiencing eLearning

eLearning Guild 2007 - PocketGuide

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

And if you bump into someone in the hall that you MUST remember (and they don't have a business card) then just make a quick note on the notes page. If you are heading off to Boston in April for the eLearningGuild2007 Conference then you might want to download this little PocketGuide.

eLearning Business Alternatives - Good Discussion

Tony Karrer

An interesting conversation is starting around this month's big question - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do? Tom Haskins is telling us that we had better: Leave a clean corpse Now that I have pictured ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors as obsolete, the question remains how long their customers will pretend the world has not already changed this dramatically. Valerie Bock counters with Formal Content: It's not dead yet!

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

17 2007 - when their satisfaction score is being reported so low. Update, Nov.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 2007 edublog awards are now open for voting.and Im torn

Mark Oehlert

» December 06, 2007 2007 edublog awards are now open for voting.and Im torn Hurry, hurry, step right up and cast your vote! The 2007 edublog Awards are now open for voting. Posted by: mark oehlert | December 07, 2007 at 10:23 PM hi mark -- i'm a huge fan of your work.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling This post is an addendum to my first review of Karl Kapps book, Gadgets, Games, and Gizmos for Learning. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. At the time, starting a business wasn’t even on my radar. Now I have my business in one place and my blog in another, which splits my online identity.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. Technology Innovation Cycles: Some books about technology innovation if you want more on this -- James Utterback, Mastering the Dynamics of Innovation Clayton Christensen, The Innovators Dilemma (If youre doing well now, be careful because a new tech is being developed to disrupt your business.)

T&D Reviews Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Kapp Notes

This morning I opened up the July 2007 issue of ASTD's Magazine, T&D and found that Paula Ketter has just reviewed Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Job Description

Learning Visions

Thursday, May 31, 2007 My Job Description I work at a small e-Learning company, which means I play lots of different roles. Im sure its not an insult, but I just dont think Id be so comfortable having that on my business card :) 9:03 AM ahsigmon said.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women Gamers on the Rise

Learning Visions

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Women Gamers on the Rise According to an article today in Times Online (Nintendos women gamers could transform market) , Japanese women gamers have overtaken men to become the biggest users of the Wii and DS. "If

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 23, 2007 Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter If youve been following my blog for awhile, then you already know how I feel about the folks at Kineo. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A foot in both worlds.working on a MacBook | Main | Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook) » August 25, 2007 Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007 I had a little time now to digest all that I heard at the user experience/design conference named UX Week 2007 and put on by Adaptive Path.

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.

CAC-Panel Discussion-Consulting/Contracting

Kapp Notes

Next, we had a panel discussion called Working Collaboratively and Independently Simultaneously:Independent and Contractor and Small Business Forum. A good discussion was occured concerning networking and finding business.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Day 25 (Go Shopping)

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 31 Days: Day 25 (Go Shopping) Day 25: Go Shopping For day 25 of the Blogging Challenge, the task at hand was to go shopping. Its too busy. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

CAC: Penn State-Bart Pursel

Kapp Notes

Bart mentioned that many people are doing prototyping and product development in Second Life, people are doing education and training, advertising, campaigning (politically) and, of course, many different types of business.

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

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Learning Visions

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning Welcome to stop #3 of The Karl Kapp Games, Gadgets, and Gizmos Virtual World Book Tour. Karl recounts a workshop he ran one summer to teach business concepts to middle school kids using the game Railroad Tycoon.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

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. iPod examples Business English in Japan Report includes examples and case studies. Business Drivers -- Why Do This?

Out and About: Need for Speed, Interview and Webcast

Kapp Notes

Title: Rapid Learning Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Time: 2:00 p.m. In this month's T&D Magazine published by ASTD , I have a number of quotes in the Need for Speed article by Michael Laff.

Roll the Tape!

Kapp Notes

Then when it's time to get down to business and turn off the game you can place orders to save money on textbooks online as well. __ Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide

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Paris Presentation

Kapp Notes

Yesterday, I presenting an e-learning (computer-based training) maturity model explaining how e-learning can move from cost savings to strategic advantage in the area of compliance to a European audience in La Defense which is a major business district in France.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

Friday, November 02, 2007 Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID? He told me that I had no business applying because my 5 years of education and training experience was totally irrelevant to instructional design. To decide which online business degree is right for you, it is best to decide what your career goals are or what your current job calls for. For instance, if you want to start your own small business, then a degree in marketing may be your best bet.

Blog Book Tour Begins

Kapp Notes

The first part of the podcast discusses Brent's impression of Apple's business model and the iPhone and then the interview begins. Today is the beginning of a 14 stop blog book tour. Below are the tour dates and "stop" locations.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Facebook for the Enterprise

Learning Visions

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Facebook for the Enterprise Im still mucking around in Facebook, trying to get it. Provides some real examples of how business-folk are using FB; compares Facebook (emotional attachment) to LinkedIn (static resume). But for the first time I can merge my social and business lives in ways that are not intrusive, that feel intuitive and which are both highly productive and deeply satisfying.

"Getting" The 3D Synchronous Learning Environment

Kapp Notes

Talk about a Personal Learning Environment.all the business courses in the world couldn't give him the experience he is gaining just "playing" on the teen grid. According to an interesting Business Week graphic called What are People Doing?

Learning Through Reality-based Video Games

Kapp Notes

Interestingly a multiplayer on-line game might just do that for people trying to learn business from a macro-level. You can borrow money, open additional businesses and try to climb to the top of your industry against others trying to do the same thing.

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Boston - Beer - Bloggers - Learn.com

Tony Karrer

In Boston, I was at the eLearningGuild event and had the wonderful opportunity to speak at Harvard Business School (more on these sometime soon). I'm just returning from my trip to Boston (and NYC and Cape Cod - with my wife and kids).