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? Motivating Learners in Learning Designs As Ive been writing courses on fascinating subjects like Six Sigma and financial software training after financial software training, Ive been trying to keep that motivation carrot out in front.

eLearning Authoring Tool Must-Haves!

360 Training

Now that you have authored a draft of your online course content, have carefully crafted learning objectives and assessments, identified key audio and visual support, and planned out some engaging activities to get learners deeply involved in the subject matter, it’s time to build what you’ve designed. What course authoring software will you use? With so many elearning authoring tools available, choosing the right tool can be a daunting task.

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The Big Question: What tools should we learn?

Clive on Learning

This month’s Big Question on the ASTD Learning Circuits Blog asks what software tools, as learning and development professionals, we should set out to learn. The tools that most l&d professionals have to use on a daily basis are your bog standard Office applications and a web browser. On careful reflection, I’d have to say none. I’ve witnessed terrible examples of the training friends of mine have received when they decided to become more tech-savvy.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum

Learning Visions

Monday, February 04, 2008 The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum The Learning Circuits Big Question this month: Instructional Design - If, When and How Much? My response here is not so much an answer to this question, but rather, further musings on this endless topic that Ive been rambling on about of late. Different tools; different projects; different expertise. Work with 3D tools like Second Life.

Aligning eLearning Levels of Interactivity with Articulate 360

B Online Learning

Great question! How interactive your module needs to be, comes down to the definition questions you asked prior to entering into the development phase of your module. Questions such as: Who are your learners? If you haven’t asked those questions yet, go and do it now. Did you get answers to your definition questions? But first the big question…How interactive does your interactivity need to be?

Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products

Tony Karrer

If this topic is of interest, then also check out the Big Question this month: Voice Over in eLearning. In this post we’ll discuss some really useful stuff, text-to-speech tools that are integrated with an authoring solution. These products promise to automate the process of adding audio to eLearning thereby streamlining and accelerating the production of eLearning courses. The tool must make this very easy and intuitive.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

With the rise of rapid eLearning tools and the ease with which virtually anyone can now create a course, whats changing for the instructional designer? Consider this part two of my response to the Learning Circuits Big Question for February: Instructional Design - If, When and How Much? SMEs using rapid eLearning tools)? Are designers beginning to help others author content? Is this a standard part of the package now for most rapid eLearning tool companies?

Things to Consider When Adding Multimedia to E-Learning Projects

Rapid eLearning

Create Audio and Video Resources. There are similar considerations for other multimedia such audio and video. Recording audio is easy and straightforward in most of the authoring tools. For simple audio, recording from the authoring tool is fine.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Metaphors of Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Monday, March 03, 2008 Metaphors of Instructional Design In the exciting and sometimes heated recent debate on the role of instructional designers ( The Value of Instructional Designers , Karl Kapps We Need a Degree in Instructional Design , Learning Circuits Big Question for Feb ) Ive seen instructional design compared to: brain surgery interior design carpentry I certainly dont think its rocket science nor do I think its brain surgery.

eLearning Cyclops: Deconstructing My #DemoFest Course - Part 1

eLearning Cyclops

During this years DevLearn 2011 conference I won the DemoFest award for the Software Systems Training category. And a big congratulations to all the other winners of this years DemoFest. Staff required training on using the new application interfaces and learning how to complete Office tasks that have changed in the new and updated Office software. What authoring tools, systems, or technologies did you use to create this project? It's The Big Question #LCBQ.

Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read. Establishment of Flash as the de-facto development platform for custom eLearning creation allowing use of streaming audio/video over the web. With this we will see a big shift in the way we see assessments.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? This post has been removed by the author. Blimey Cammy, I just put in one big request to the boss for an Amazon order. This post has been removed by the author. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning Who Gets to Be Called an Instructional Designer?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Who Gets to Be Called an Instructional Designer?

Learning Visions

A SME builds a course with the latest rapid eLearning tool. Whether youre a good one or a bad one, of course, is another question entirely. Whether these people are really sure of what they are doing, is a big question mark. eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B.

Ten Predictions for eLearning 2008

Tony Karrer

The Big Question this month are Predictions for Learning in 2008. Here are my predictions, but realistically they are more about trends in eLearning and eLearning Software. tools by learning professionals ( More eLearning Bloggers). Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. Prediction #3 => Authoring Tools - Captivate and Articulate Will Dominate It rhymes and it's an easy prediction that these two tools will dominate authoring.

Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning - Mobile

For most organisations, adopting mobile learning raises the BIG question of “What do we do with our existing content (probably developed in Flash which doesn’t run on the iPad)? mEnabling (as we call it) your existing eLearning for iPads will soon become a question of ‘when’, rather than ‘if’. However, the software is another story. A number of Rapid Authoring tools, like Adobe Captivate 5.5

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Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products , and seeming the most popular of the series so far: Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning. Value and Concern Around Voice-Over Before we jump into this specific topic, let’s look back at some of the specifics from last month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. Some of the key questions: Given the range of solutions for voice-over from text-to-speech, home-grown human voice-over, professional voice-over: how do you decide what's right for your course? We attacked these questions a little differently than the big question. There were a range of answers to the question: A.

Lessons Learned from the Past Year

Breakthrough eLearning

The ASTD Learning Circuits Blog (moderated by Tony Karrer) poses a monthly "Big Question" and asks learning professionals to share their insights on key topics. The Big Question for this past December was "What did you learn about learning in 2010?" This is the deliberately provocative title of Ryan Tracey's submission to the Big Question conversation.

Elearning innovation: examples, tips and technology

Elucidat

Using audio to simulate a realistic work conversation is a great way to immerse learners in a life-like situation. Through active participation, this audio-driven, first-person scenario helps sales staff learn by practicing in a simulated environment. Demonstrating how “grown-up games” can be effective learning tools. What big challenges are they facing? Will your team need cloud-based software? Inspiration can be hard to find.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with Degrees: Latest Survey Results

Learning Visions

Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectr.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Happy Holidays from Enspire Learning

Learning Visions

Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blog of the Week

Learning Visions

Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

And probably will get some more ideas from the Big Question - Predictions and Plans for 2010. Prediction #1 => Hacking Work At this time last year, I did my series Tool Set 2009. When the personal tools in your mobile phone are more empowering than what your company provides or approves for your projects, how can you be saved from devastating market forces? The tools we use in life have leapfrogged over the ones we use at work.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

I know of companies who only hire instructional designers and buy Rapid elearning tools and expect the ID to do it all themselves to reduce the cost and over head of hiring graphic designers as well. rather, the question. I think Tonys Big Question of this month on being stuck, speaks about how people feel in such setups :) Im waiting to get more traffic in my blog before I throw questions on IDs into tech writing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Central

Learning Visions

Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Top Posts in 2007

Learning Visions

Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Pretesting: Why bother?

Learning Visions

So if pretests/prequestions are a way to focus your users attention on the important aspects of the content, then the big question here is, are you asking the right questions? Or are you just asking questions for the sake of asking a question -- because someone told you to include a pre-test? Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

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Teacher Appreciation Week – A Conversation with Chris Badgett on the World of Online and Offline Education Honoring Teachers

LifterLMS

Through teaching people how to work with sled dogs and later managing a company that trained new team members every year, Chris built out and engaged with his teaching skills by conveying information and coaching people on how to do all these things with equipment, procedures, and tools. I’m the co-founder of the most powerful tool for building, selling, and protecting engaging online courses called LifterLMS. I’m going to start with a big question here.

Psst. You wanna buy some features?

eLearning 24-7

Video and audio streaming. Assessment tool with plagiarism detection (education system). Tutoring, mentor tools. Custom domains (big increase in last few months). Branding – the only difference is some vendors still charge for this – my question: why? Assessment toolsbig question – how many don’t include them at no additional charge? Pre and Post assessment as part of their tool.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3 - eLearning 24-7 , September 14, 2010 While this market has always existed, it is clearly taking a whole new form in two areas: Strong emphasis to embed into a web site or blog. presentation ‘ Twitter in Education &# this one looks into the uses of Twitter, rather than the tool. If we give people access to broadband, and they learn how to effectively use the new digital tools, how can we be sure they become digitally literate?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: InVision Learning: Seeking an Instructional Designer

Learning Visions

Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectr.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Many instructional designers ( Christy Tucker , Wendy Wickham ) build their own courses using tools like Captivate. He says its important that instructional designers understand the tools and technology that are out there (as an architect understands building materials), but an instructional designer should be tool-independent and "technology-agnostic". Do you think instructional designers should be able to use the tools? Great questions Cammy.

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

Learning Visions

tools to create a new hire experience Built using the Confluence Enterprise Wiki platform Brandon said they were “corrupting the real idea of a wiki&#. Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training.

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Spark Your Interest , June 3, 2010 June’s BQ is… “what tools should we learn?&#. Tony’s question is fairly specific, but anchored in the “what did I learn that I’m glad I did&# vein. 10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning - Rapid eLearning Blog , June 1, 2010 I’m no audio engineer. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing. mean, you just hit the big red button and start recording. All software below is free.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a Gamer 3.0!

Learning Visions

Now a few of Karl Kapps students "(Nicole Clark, Heather Gee, Aaron Kennelly and David Robbins) have created a fun little assessment tool called Gamer Rater that helps you determine what level of gamer you are according to Games, Gadgets and Gizmos for Learning. eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Things That Light Up My Life

Learning Visions

Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Solar power for your small and big mobile devices! While it talks in terms of SharePoint, really the patterns described relate to all different types of tools. Big Question: get your innovative eLearning ideas out no matter what others think! Ignatia Webs , April 2, 2009 Big question of April launched by Tony Karrer via the Learning Circuits Blog is: stuck/unstuck or how to cope with old-school learning when your head buzzes with new eLearning methods and ideas.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Brain Learning and eLearning Design - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2010 David Grebow suggested this month’s Big Question (thanks David). As authors of Disrupting Class, a useful manifesto on how innovation will change “the way the world learns&#. This is a social resource as it also provides the opportunity for you to provide your own experiences of using social tools for learning. Early days yet, but a big success so far.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

10 years ago I cut my elearning teeth in the K12 market, working on projects for two big US providers. Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training. The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectr.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Smell of Books

Learning Visions

At the same time, in regard to annotating books and the insights they give you into the minds of individuals, I think that many of the tools we have now keep the same kinds of records. Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training.

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