Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

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Friday, January 30, 2009 Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"? Is the degreed-ID the department manager and not doing any actual design work? You need to know how to work with other groups and meet their needs." And lord knows that the battalions of MBAs in the financial industry havent heaped up laurels lately.) Six Sigma) could in theory do well, and perhaps nudge a too-comfortable, old-school training department out of its comfort zone.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personal Hard Drive

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Mark writes, "You wanna know what a PLE is? Late, we go back to our various storage facilities for all the hard-core processing we do with our brains. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner

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I love schmoozing and getting to know people, so this is a perfect way for me to spend my work day. I hear about people’s postings on their blog, but to tell you the truth I’m so busy that I don’t have time to do that. If I have time to do that I’d rather be working in my yard. She doesnt know what SecondLife is. Shes taken online continuing education classes to maintain her various professional licenses. Most of the time I do it online.

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

The challenge now is how best to do this when, at the same time, employees are also nearly always working as work and life become fused. This will mean finding ways to reach beyond the confines of what each of us know or what we’ve done. What are we L&D professionals to do?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Strategies?

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What instructional strategies do you use to make your content more memorable and engaging? ADDIE), but rather the teaching tools themselves. Do you ever develop a mnemonic for a custom course? I dont know if Ive ever done that. Do you have a public blog at this point?

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

How did you do that? The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps. But our reputation is on the line, so won’t do it unless it’s right. How do you manage that content quality aspect?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Blogging Dinner Table

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Carolyn commented in my interview post, I try to do an informal survey of students when I go to campuses to deliver orientations to our online courses. Blogging fills a gap I didnt even know I had. Do let me know if you are interested. United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit

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These are terms that I have learned (some relatively recently) and thought, why didnt I know this ten years ago if its so important? Perhaps we just include this in the wiki and the informal learners can go off and do their own research (because we learn best by doing, right?). About Kilpatrick Levels : do you mean Kirkpatrick levels ? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Tools

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I dont do any programming. I dont do any graphic design. If you want to know what I do on a daily basis, read my job description. Course developers (who may or may not be instructional designers) use Flash to create courses, but they dont need to know how to use Flash at all. Let us know what you decide to do and how the journey goes. I have no formal IT training but have learned alot by doing. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Theory vs. Application in Instructional Design: One Academics View

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John asks, "So does it matter if Cammy knows (and I have no idea if she does) what the Dick/Carey , Smith/Ragan, or Morrison/Ross/Kemp models are? What about Component Display Theory , Elaboration Theory , the Conditions of Learning , Learning Hierarchies , the ARCS model, 4C/ID , ADDIE , ASSURE , Schema theory , Cognitive apprenticeship , Social Learning theory , or Cognitive flexibility ? Does she need to know those?" Do you think it matters? Do I use ADDIE?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kickoff

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You know how thats done. Ill do the same for you!) I wanted to discover and understand: Overall project goals Their organization and structure (Org chart, training org structure, staffing skills, cultural issues) Current training and communication initiatives -- what are they doing now?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking

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Mixed visual-auditory stimuli have an underadditive effect, so that if you have to do both at the same time, total brain activation goes down. I dont know if this has been supported by research. I do think its all about building connections for our learners, not creating passive experiences in which no actual thinking is required. Ill do some more sleuthing and see what I come up with. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

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In the 90s there were one or two ways to do e-Learning: CDRoms and then the web. Anytime a new thing comes out its described as "revolutionary" - its going to change the way we do things. Just like a vending machine, you do it by yourself. Incremental: Some forms of online training support current ways of doing things Virtual classrooms, presentation software, authoring tools, assessment tools, LMS. Disruptive technologies radically change how we do things.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World

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Most of what Im doing outside of work these days involves the care and feeding of two small people, ages 2 and 4. Those of you whove done the small child thing know theres not a lot of time for extras, especially if you work full-time. Through watching my kids play with technology tools, I KNOW that things are changing; that e-Learning will be a fact of life for them. But the truth is, I do use some "tools" to manage my personal learning: iGoogle kind of changed my life.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

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Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M. Think Beer - Rapid eLearning Blog , July 13, 2010 Did you know that Portland, Oregon has more than 30 breweries? might not like every beer that I taste, but I do enjoy the diversity in flavor.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

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I have learned everything I "know" about instructional design and teaching by doing. I started my professional life in operations -- behind the scenes helping people do their jobs better. I was never told about Gagnes 9 Events or the Kilpatrick Levels or ADDIE or the ARCS model or even much about adult learning styles, except that people all learned differently. If youd like to learn more about what Im doing these days, check out my current job description.