Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning

Learning Visions

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 The Rise of Rapid e-Learning Mike Alcock, MD of Atlantic Link Ltd has written an article over at The Rise of Rapid e-Learning. They have become adept at incorporating flash animations, pdfs, PowerPoint presentations, audio-visual material and any number of other techniques for getting training messages across to users in effective and imaginative ways. Does anyone actually have any real statistics on this?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace Over the past few weeks Ive conducted about 17 interviews with current college students and recent graduates. If SL has this effect on other women, then it wont be the most effective place to send female employees as part of an elearning experience. However, ideas taken from Second Life, minus the cultural trappings, could be effective. It was the source of the statistics in the stories I quoted.

Effective Learning – Musings from the UnConference

Learning Cafe

This blog post is a summary of the “ Effective Learning ” stream of the Learning Cafe UnConference which was led by Bob Spence. Bob argued that the accountability for learning effectiveness does not rest with the learning and development function solely. Frith, C (2007).

Made to stick

Clive on Learning

On a recommendation from Donald Clark , I have been reading Chip Heath and Dan Heath's Made to Stick (Random House, 2007), and an excellent read it was too. Statistics are rarely an end in themselves - they should only be used to illustrate a relationship. If you use statistics, contextualise them in terms that are more everyday and human.

5 Ways to Engage Users in a MOOC course

Your Training Edge

I have come across a number of organizations, both academic and corporate, employing the most expensive MOOCs till today, yet they came as a shock to me when I examined the statistics. 2007).

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace


In 2007, there were about 365 million. Should these individuals make it to the finish line and become English teachers, they will come to rely on certain technologies to help them effectively teach English to speakers of other languages.

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How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace


In 2007, there were about 365 million. Should these individuals make it to the finish line and become English teachers, they will come to rely on certain technologies to help them effectively teach English to speakers of other languages.

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Microsoft Word: Customize the Status Bar

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In Word 2007 or 2010, the Track Changes shortcut appears at first to be absent, but if you right-click the status bar, you get a menu in which you can choose to add the Track Changes shortcut. If you click it, it produces full statistics about the number of pages, words, characters, paragraphs, and lines.   Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? by Jennie Ruby.

Is Your Lesson Like the Sinking Titanic? - Tip #131

Vignettes Learning

How can we help learners cut through blocks of statistical information in intellectually and emotionally engaging ways? Ideas to Try Start with a short conclusion Give learners what they need to learn or start with shocking statistics. May 2, 2007 Rob Chimsky.

Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks


According to NBC’s review of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, textbook prices have risen over 3 times the rate of inflation from January 1977 to June 2015, a whopping 1,041% increase. The State appropriations per full-time student have fallen from an inflation-adjusted $8,489 in 2007 to $7,642 in 2017. Related: Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum. And it is cost-effective as it’s an all-in-one repository.

20,000 US Hackers Wanted.Creating the Computer Elite (or Failing at it)

Kapp Notes

Back in 2007, I attended a keynote address by Dr. Peter Joyce of Cisco Systems who predicted a shortage of Information Technology workers. He provided statistics like an "estimated 1.5 One from a blog entry I wrote in 2007 called Hire That Kid!

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Four Ways to Rethink Employee On-Boarding


First, let me show you some statistics : 25 percent of Fortune 500 managers change jobs each year. months is the break-even point for new managers, (from a 2007 survey).

Writing & Grammar: Do I Italicize the Comma After an Italic Word?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  The difference is statistically significant ( p < 05).     Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending Jennie's  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby. "And do not underline the colon at the end of a heading." " I found myself saying to a classroom full of document preparation specialists at a large government agency.

10 mLearning Lessons I Learned from reading Mobile First by Luke Wroblewski [Book Review]

mLearning Revolution

The Mobile Effect. When you read Luke’s book you will find lots of statistics that prove this fact. I love Mobile and everything that it represents.

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Skills Series: A Beginner's Guide to Python

General Assembly

File-sharing applications: When the file-storage platform Dropbox was created in 2007, it used Python to build the desktop applications and server infrastructure responsible for actually sharing the files. Hollywood special effects: Remember that summer blockbuster with the huge explosions?

Mobile Learning: Definition, Examples, Advantages and Disadvantages


The iPhone debuted in 2007, and ever since, companies, universities, app developers, and people themselves have been developing programs, books, games, and tools that can be used on mobile devices. 6 Best Practices to Effectively Deliver Mobile Learning Content. What is Mobile Learning?

New buying trends change smartphone ownership stats


The way in which users purchase devices has changed quite a bit since the iPhone jump-started the current smartphone age in 2007. CNET, citing Gartner statistics, noted the space will be worth $14 billion within two years. New buying trends change smartphone ownership stats.

How to Validate Your Online Course and Master The Marketing Fundamentals with Justin Wise of Think Digital


Chris and Justin discuss what makes effective marketing for online courses, and how you can incorporate these best practices into your strategy. Justin has been involved with digital marketing since 2007, so he has seen a lot of changes in the industry over time.

Visualization (Sensemaking) in Rapid Agile Learning Design

Big Dog, Little Dog

The steps within the visualization or sensemaking framework include (Leedom, McElroy, Shadrick, Lickteig, Pokorny, Haynes, Bell, 2007): 1. Release Iteration (statistical) — the iteration is released as a product to the business unit or customer. 2007).

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Five Reasons You Can’t Ignore Gamification

CLO Magazine

The challenge now is in understanding why gamification is so effective and how to introduce it seamlessly into an organization. Gaming offers an immediate cause and effect. ” For example, in 2007, IBM created a business process management (BPM) simulation game called Innov8.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Measurement into Our Training-Development Process

Learning Visions

Hit Us Hard 31% Hurt A Little 33% Not Much Effect 33% Helped Us 3% (Is "it hasnt hurt us yet, but Im nervous" an answer?) You could go all out and separate the effects of training by using control groups. What are the simplest, most effective tool to measure learning?

Textbooks are dead. Or Should Be.


billion in 2007 and the average lifespan of a K-12 textbook is 2-3 years. Now let’s examine this statistic. College students are the most effected by cost of any student group, averaging around $900 a year on textbooks, according to a 2010 study by Nicole Allen. I know it’s a bold statement but just for a minute here, humor me and think about a world without physical textbooks, where teachers assign, distribute, receive assignments and grade on a tablet computer.

2008 - MMVIII eLearning Year in Review

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Authorware officially dies (actually this post is from 2007) while Director11 is (re)born. TWITTER For the alpha geek community Twitter was the big story for 2007. Dan wow-ed us with the simplisity of imagery for effective learning.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations - Performance Learning Productivity , April 7, 2010 Very few of us would argue with the proposition that a lot of organisational learning and development activity is sub-optimal to the extent that it provides little value to participants and their organisations. Statistics - Kapp Notes , April 12, 2010 Here are some more random Web 2.0 Statistics I’ve been gathering for some presentations. Best of eLearning Learning.