Aha Moments in 2007

Tony Karrer

I wanted to go back and figure out what things really struck me during 2007. Vision of Future of Application and eLearning Development ) I found myself no longer recommending the use of RoboInfo or other similar programs for reference materials. The Big Question is back.

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My Big Learning in 2007

G-Cube

The December Big Question on Learning Circuit asks what did you learn about learning in 2007′ . But, my learning curve in 2007 has shown a visible shift towards a more comprehensive understanding of graphic interface and how it enhances the learning experience.

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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. This continues to be a challenge, but I'm way ahead of where I was starting 2007.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Top Posts in 2007

Learning Visions

Monday, December 03, 2007 Top Posts in 2007 Snow is falling general over Massachusetts. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Its the kind of day here in New England when you turn inward and take stock of the past year.

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

BusinessWire (2007) writes, “…nearly 60% of front-line. not have a formal leadership development program in. programs. AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS 7 8“Developing first line. activities as part of the very fabric of the program. into our programs. A program.

CAC: Fall 2007 Corporate Advisory Council Event ReCap

Kapp Notes

Twice a year corporate professionals from the fields of instructional technology, e-learning, and instructional design arrive in tiny Bloomsburg Pennsylvania to evaluate students in a our instructional technology graduate program.

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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. Publicly available training program.

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2006 and 2007 - Dump Microsoft Now and Best Posts of 2006

Tony Karrer

Included were: Wesley Fryer article that says that in 5-years, school district says - "not a single desktop in this 52,000-student school system in metropolitan Dallas will carry the image of a proprietary school software program." Stephen Downes provided a list of year-end wrap-ups that had several interesting posts.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question

Learning Visions

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 The Big Question This months big question from the Learning Circuits Blog: What did you learn about learning in 2007? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Master's Education Technology or Instructional Design - Which Programs? Why?

Tony Karrer

I've read the an older blog post on Online Master's program's , but I am still quite lost. I would like to take a two year Master's program in education, education technology, or instructional design. Right now I'm leaning towards the University of Colorado Denver or the San Diego program. I am a corporate trainer wanting to expand my skills and knowledge to creating interactive training programs (eLearning).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues. Program control gave better results during initial learning, while learner control was more effective at alter stages." (p.

The Cost of an Ineffective Training Program

ej4 eLearning

Instructional Design is defined as “a systematic process that is employed to develop education and training programs in a consistent and reliable fashion” (Reiser, Dempsey, 2007). After a program, the learner will apply what they learned.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

I called this one out as one of the top things I learned about learning in 2007. If they fail, theyll know what they are going to be able to do when they finish your program (hopefully, complete the task).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Informal/DIY Learning: Montessori School for Adults?

Learning Visions

Tuesday, March 06, 2007 Informal/DIY Learning: Montessori School for Adults? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Weve been exploring the notion of sending our son to a local Montessori school come this fall. Hell be 4.

Flash Quiz Tools

Tony Karrer

Without any programming or multimedia skills, users can automatically record onscreen actions, including editable mouse movements, text captions, and scored click boxes. StudyMate provides an authoring environment that requires no experience with Flash programming, game design, or HTML. Update June 2008 - added one free flash quiz tool based on a question I received. This tool is listed at the bottom. A client wanted to create online quizzes that would live inside of a larger site.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Central

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 06, 2007 Instructional Design Central Travis Jordan, a recent graduate from Utah States Instructional Technology program, has created Instructional Design Central , a collaborative website for professionals in the fields of instructional design, and E-Learning, and performance improvement. Id suggest including information on which degree programs offer a distance learning option.

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Extract Audio & Images from a Presentation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

As an eLearning developer, sometimes you're given a completed PowerPoint project and told to "fix it" or you need to use it in another program (such as Captivate). Note: In this scenario, your working file must have a PowerPoint 2007 or 2010 file extension (.pptx,ppsx,pptm,ppsm

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CAC-Greg Sapnar and Steven Just

Kapp Notes

The talk provided a good overview of certification programs for training and the various elements that an organization would need to consider prior to undertaking a certification process. And Greg Sapnar of BMS was named outstanding SPBT Member of the year for 2007.

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Thank You, I'm Honored

Kapp Notes

as one of 2007's Top 20 Most Influential Training Professionals. I really think the award belongs to the alumni and students of Bloomsburg University's Instructional Technology program where I teach. Yesterday, I learned that I have been voted by TrainingIndustry, Inc.

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. Developed over 60 e-learning programs. It came from software objects -- works for programming code, but doesnt work for people. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Happy Holidays from Enspire Learning

Learning Visions

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 Happy Holidays from Enspire Learning Brought to you by those creative cooks at Enspire Learning in Austin, Texas: How the Finch Stole E-Learning. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Things That Light Up My Life

Learning Visions

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 Things That Light Up My Life This is a geeky instructional designer moment. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Smell of Books

Learning Visions

Tuesday, December 04, 2007 The Smell of Books I cant see myself getting an Amazon Kindle. FUTURE READING: Digitization and its discontents; Anthony Grafton; November 5, 2007; The New Yorker.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Ken Carroll on Learning

Learning Visions

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 Ken Carroll on Learning Ken Carroll of the-eLearning-takes-on-language-sensation ChinesePod is now blogging live from Shanghai on topics as diverse as RSS and Finnegans Wake.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Poll Results: Learning Visions Readers

Learning Visions

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 Poll Results: Learning Visions Readers The poll results are in. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thanks to the 34 of you who responded.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with ID Degrees = 25%

Learning Visions

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 Instructional Designers with ID Degrees = 25% Instructional Designers are still responding to the survey I recently posted, asking instructional designers to tell us about their educational background and ID training.

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

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: There is an eLearningPulse!

Learning Visions

Thursday, September 13, 2007 There is an eLearningPulse! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. The e-Learning industry is alive and well.

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: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit

Learning Visions

Tuesday, May 01, 2007 Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit I want to incorporate a reading list for the next level of the 30-minute masters (taking a crash course in Instructional Design). Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. This would be for those who want to take their own learning to the next level. A list of important books, key terminology, basic theory.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Testing

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 Testing My blog doesnt seem to be updating and yet I am posting. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Is something going on with blogger?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community

Learning Visions

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 Building Community The office park in which I work is right next to a big slab of conservation land. 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: 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.

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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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Off Blog

Learning Visions

Friday, July 13, 2007 Off Blog Ill be off the blogging grid for the next week. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Ill enjoy the silence of Maine and you all can enjoy some silence from me.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for Jane Hart

Learning Visions

Thursday, July 26, 2007 My Top Ten Tools for Jane Hart Jane Hart asked me to add my own top ten list to the mix. I cant program to save my life, but I can create a course flow mockup using PowerPoint that gets my ideas across to those who can make it look really good.