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

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, June 27, 2007 The Rise of Rapid e-Learning Mike Alcock, MD of Atlantic Link Ltd has written an article over at Trainingzone.co.uk: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning. Are they producing high-quality e-Learning? E-Learning development houses need to be able to demonstrate a clear value in their services.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs Theres been a lot of good talk lately about rapid e-learning tools and templates and the roles of SMEs vs. instructional designers. One of our main products is creating customized templates for our clients; "empowering non-programmers to build e-learning."

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Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

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The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses. I shared some of the tools that I use for color schemes in previous posts like this one on creating your own rapid elearning PowerPoint template. Also, here’s a link to the 200 free rapid elearning tutorials I posted a while back. Voice123 and Voices.com : find narrators for your elearning courses. Community & Social Media Resources.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 5 Myths About Rapid E-Learning

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, May 15, 2007 5 Myths About Rapid E-Learning An excellent post on the Articulate blog by Tom Kuhlmann: 5 Myths About Rapid E-Learning. Clives 30-Minute Masters Wiki got a nice plug -- "Create a way to help your SME learn more about building effective e-learning courses. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic Another new rapid e-Learning tool, this from Epic (UK). Posted by Cammy Bean at 8:42 AM Labels: epic , rapid e-learning 4comments: Dan said. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 23, 2007 Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson Another good podcast from the folks at Kineo : an interview with Stephen Walsh (Kineo) and Gabe Anderson ( Articulate ). Part 1 is a nice definition and description of rapid e-Learning. I thought it had more useful nuggets: Who should be developing rapid e-Learning?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools If you dont already subscribe to Kineos occasional newsletter , please do. Not only are they really smart guys, but theyre also funny -- AND they like to share what they know with the rest us -- for the greater good of the e-Learning community.

References: eLearning Guild Online Session: How to Integrate Social Networking to Impact Learning and Performance Dec. 13, 2007

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The following are the references for the December 13, 2007 Session. Basic 2-3 minutes video on " What is Social Networking " - By CommonCraft What is Social Networking? What is Social Bookmarking?What The Technical Side of Social Networking 2-3 minute video Outsourced Brain P.L.E. Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Welcome to Tom Kuhlman

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 08, 2007 Welcome to Tom Kuhlman Welcome to Tom Kuhlmann from Articulate, who adds The Rapid e-Learning Blog into the mix. Tom is the author of 5 Myths About Rapid e-Learning which made the rounds a while back. Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:53 AM Labels: rapid e-learning 2comments: Clive Shepherd said.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues. I was pointed in the direction of a good article on learning styles from Harold Stolovich via Guy Wallace. A Critique of Learning Styles American Educator (Fall 1999) American Federation of Teachers.

How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. How Do You Communicate with Your E-Learners? September 16th, 2007. Through that process, I learned that it’s not enough to just put information together and assume that somehow the viewer would understand what I meant. The same principle holds true for elearning. Clear communication is critical when you design your elearning course because what you present isn’t always received by the learner the way you intend it.

Your Favorite Rapid E-Learning Posts of 2009

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I especially love to learn what people are doing and the challenges they face building elearning courses. Speaking of going to conferences, here are some things I learned this past year: Johnny Cash says “ don’t take your guns to town , leave them at home.” 9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning. Here’s What You Need to Know About Mobile Learning. Now You Can Design E-Learning Courses Like a Pro.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Developed over 60 e-learning programs. This was "e-Learning 1.0". People dont learn in chunks.

The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. The Secret to Creating Your Own PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning. December 17th, 2007. They’re not really designed for elearning courses. This means that you’ll have to create your own templates that work better with the rapid elearning software. Take a look at the image that inspired it and then click the demo link to see my template applied to an elearning course. December 18th, 2007.

5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

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The Rapid Elearning Blog. 5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development. December 11th, 2007. Almost daily I get emails asking how to get started with developing elearning. Here are five tips that will help you gain experience and develop the skills to build elearning courses that you can be proud of. Microsoft has some really nice starter templates to help you organize your learning project. Learn from the Experts.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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). This would be for those who want to take their own learning to the next level. And I have learned a lot by looking into each of them. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Started in Instructional Design

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, August 20, 2007 Getting Started in Instructional Design Many readers find their way to this blog because they are interested in learning more about instructional design. Ill share with you what I know and point you in the direction of some great resources where you can learn even more. My learning has all been completely informal.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Inspiration

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, November 05, 2007 Instructional Design Inspiration As I mentioned last week , Im in the midst of designing my first custom eLearning course in quite awhile. Ive gotten rusty in the practice of ID, although very adept in the research and learning part (and I can talk a pretty good game). Michael Allens Guide to e-Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Dont Be a Tyrant!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, May 22, 2007 Dont Be a Tyrant! Thinking styles -- learning styles -- the point is, we all approach content differently. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Job Description

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 31, 2007 My Job Description I work at a small e-Learning company, which means I play lots of different roles. The focus here the last few months has been less on creating custom courses for clients and more on building Templates and Learning Portals (think LMS-lite). How does their Learning Portal need to work?

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Some Web 2.0-Like Tools in LMSs Extend e-Learning into Social Networking and Community Sharing

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Bookmarking - allows learners to bookmark specific pages as references; keeping a bookmark list Send a URL - allows learners to send email of a specific page in e-Learning content Note-taking - allows learners to make notes for every page as they wish and download or print the notes. Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Please PLEs Me

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, May 01, 2007 Please PLEs Me Ive just been dying to use that title. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID. ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brain Plasticity & Cognitive Abilities

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, May 24, 2007 Brain Plasticity & Cognitive Abilities Ive just read Richard Nantels post The Ultimate Pretest in which he talks about his interest in brain plasticity. People who are socially clumsy can be given exercises that improve their brain’s ability to read nonverbal clues. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Tools

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, June 08, 2007 Instructional Designers Tools Theres been a good conversation going on over at Christy Tuckers Experiencing E-Learning blog about instructional design. Rapid e-Learning tools, like Articulate , change the amount of actual technical skill an ID would need within such a group. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blogging is the new Graduate School

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 30, 2007 Blogging is the new Graduate School Im not the only one getting an informal masters degree out here. If you have a focused blog, then you can jump from job to job and learn many skills, but the constant will be that you are an expert in whatever area you choose to research and write about. Informal personal learning at its best.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 3D & Serious Games

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, August 28, 2007 3D & Serious Games My company has some experience doing 3D modeling and simulations for government clients, so I found this recent acquisition of this 3D learning company by Lockheed Martin quite interesting. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Whee! We got Wii!

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 23, 2007 Whee! You learn how to use your slingshot, ride a horse, wield your sword, go fishing. I was learning and I hardly even noticed. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Interview with Yours Truly

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, June 29, 2007 Kineo Interview with Yours Truly Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of talking with Stephen Walsh of Kineo. I met the Kineo guys back at the April e-Learning Guild Event here in Boston and weve stayed in touch since. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." She raised the question about e-Learning content and how well companies keep track of content updates. Can you prove when and how your e-Learning content has changed?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting an Informal M.Ed

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 09, 2007 Getting an Informal M.Ed I get to learn what I want to learn! Posted by Cammy Bean at 2:33 PM Labels: informal learning , instructional design 1 comments: Cathy Moore said. I think its a great idea to learn ID informally, while you apply it to the real world. To your list of books Id add Michael Allens Guide to Elearning.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Facebook for the Enterprise

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Facebook for the Enterprise Im still mucking around in Facebook, trying to get it. 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. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 18, 2007 eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1 Last Thursday night after the eLearning Guild event, I was fortunate to have dinner with a small group of eLearning professionals -- a diverse group coming at the industry from lots of different angles. Andy asked, "So, whats the next big thing in e-Learning?" social networks.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Keeping Your Fingers on the eLearningPulse

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 16, 2007 Keeping Your Fingers on the eLearningPulse Thanks to Google Alerts, I stumbled across another everything-eLearning feed aggregator: eLearningPulse. eLearningPulse is "Your daily source for all things eLearning ". Schone of eLearning Weekly fame. Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:46 AM Labels: e-learning 2comments: B.J.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Charlie Goes to Digital Mountain

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, June 19, 2007 Charlie Goes to Digital Mountain Check out this great slideshow created by Scott Gavin posted over at RandomMind. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Welcoming Cathy Moore to the Blogosphere

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, August 07, 2007 Welcoming Cathy Moore to the Blogosphere Many of you may already be familiar with Cathy Moore. And shes been a great contributer here at Learning Visions. Now Cathy is joining the exciting e-learning blogosphere, offering practical ideas for people who develop corporate elearning. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Yet More Buzz on Buzzword

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 02, 2007 Yet More Buzz on Buzzword I posted about Buzzword a month or so again and since then, Ive had a lot of traffic to my site. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Creating Social Presence in Online Classroom (ID.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im getting emotional about e-Learning!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Im getting emotional about e-Learning! Are you emotional about your e-Learning? When thinking about training SMEs to create decent e-Learning, we need be clear about what getting emotional means. I came across another good article by Clark Quinn , Making It Matter to the Learner: e-Motional e-Learning from 2006.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Can we throw away e-Learning?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, May 15, 2007 Can we throw away e-Learning? Check out this guest post by Ryan Healy just in at the Brazen Careerists blog: " Twentysomething: Throw away e-Learning ". Heres one end-users take on e-Learning as a boring waste of time; a choice made by companies who really dont value their employees. Can we throw away e-Learning?