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

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 14, 2007 Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kickoff In the spirit of building a Community of Practice -- sharing ideas and processes -- I thought Id try and share what I can of a current project. Ive done a lot of e-Learning projects, created a lot of courses, but this is the first time that Ive been a part of the strategy itself. I did a lot of research in preparing our proposal and making our sales call.

Social Learning: August Pick of the Posts

Jane Hart

The focus of my August Pick of the Posts is social learning, and these posts all include some great graphics too. Maybe it won’t be on the scale of Pokémon Go —few things ever will be—but this is what “ social learning ” is. Communities emerge. It’s not about forcing people to participate and trying to control every bit of conversation. audio clips?), You know you are in a real community of practice when it changes your practice.


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Second Last Class – Seeing Early Results

Web Tools for Learners

I’ve been teaching a course called Oral Rhetoric , a course where I work with students on their public speaking, both in face-to-face situations and in creating online audio recordings. Yesterday was the second last class and we spent most of the class time listening to their second last assignment, a commercial/pitch to advertise their final assignment – a story of theirs that they create a recording of and post online.

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2021 and Done!

Yukon Learning

In 2021, we teamed up with oodles of remarkable friends (both new and old), comprising so many awe-inspiring organizations. Alongside you all, our e-Learning development and Articulate 360 training teams were able to soar to some of our highest heights yet. Why is My Audio Overlapping?

27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

There are many more that can be added to the list but I will keep that for another post…You can see some of them in the picture of my bookshelf above. Some of the might seem out of place in a list for L&D folks, but I think it is important to read around a subject to understand the context, and the emerging patterns. 6 Knowledge Management Cultivating Communities of Practice Etienne Wegner, et al.

Starting from scratch

Clark Quinn

From a conversation with my ITA colleagues, talking about the (self-imposed) death of L&D that Charles wrote about, Jane wondered what we might do if we were starting from scratch. I decided to take this on, thinking about an org that was already in operation, with it’s goals, processes, and practices, and what I might do if I were to come in and get it going (with the support of the executive team to do what I thought was right).

Making compliance easier: Ten steps to invigorate your compliance training

Learning Pool

To establish a culture of compliance, training is vital. But compliance learning often falls short, failing to sufficiently engage and motivate employees- leaving your organization at risk of non-compliance. Breaking training down into small chunks has a number of advantages.

2.0 is a philosophy, not a technology

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Internet Time Alliance spent a couple of days last week putting the 2.0 Informal Audio/ podcasts. Informal Communities of practice. Informal Community e-news. into a tedious proposal for a large, forward-facing multinational corporation. Among our recommendations were: Informal Live webcasts. Informal Recorded webinars. Informal Video conferencing. Informal Workshops.

LXD Roles

Clark Quinn

Interacting with SMEs is a component; digesting down into the critical decisions, and then embedding practice in contexts. It’s creative, and while drawing on the strengths of the team, it’s the source of engagement strategy as well as learning outcomes. All of them! So we’re talking a variety of roles here. This may overlap with… Audio : this is similar to video, but works with it. And, of course, oversight.

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Best Practices for Blended Learning Design

Web Courseworks

A Case Study of the UW Professional Life Coaching Certificate Program. This is the story of a university extension certificate program that is doing both. My wife recently enrolled in an eight-month program called Professional Life Coaching Certificate (PLCC) Program offered by the Continuing Studies branch of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. I witnessed second hand what I believe to be an example of best practice for blended learning design.

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

The price of oil has been down for the past year or so, and economists can’t predict when it will come back up. While everybody likes a low price at the pump, those of us in oil and gas know only too well how important robust oil prices are to the health of our industry. If you work in oil and gas, you’ve probably seen the effects of low oil prices in your own workplace. But when downsizing occurs, training is often one of the first line items to cut.

Collaboration - Knowledge Management - Expert - Hot List

Tony Karrer

Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Capture Examples - eLearning Technology , May 29, 2009 Mistakes made in Academic Blogs - Don't Waste Your Time , June 3, 2009 Time Spent - The Learning Circuits Blog , June 1, 2009 Presentation: Camtasia in eLearning - Don't Waste Your Time , June 4, 2009 Does Deliberative Practice Lead to Quick Proficiency? 4 Simple Tips for Recording High-Quality Audio , June 2, 2009 Does Google Wave Mean the End of the LMS?

Are you going digital?

Clear Lessons

Online learning often relates to things such as eLearning, webinars and online communities. But there’s a whole lot of technology that supports the offline environment. The report also found that 50% of employers have a digital skills gap. Nesta warns against funding training in those digital skills that are soon going to be on the wane – such as data input and preparation of payroll, tax reports and invoice processing. Are you going digital?

What Does Social Learning Look Like? Pokémon GO


There isn’t much user support, so understanding more about specifics of the product proves to be a collaborative proposition. The company hasn’t provided any collaboration tools, so the trainers across locations begin talking in places like Facebook groups, Google communities, and Reddit. They share tips via text posts as well as screenshots, audio commentary, and video clips. Trainers are assigned to “communities”—separate discussion areas—based on their geographic location.

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10 online icebreakers

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

This will loosen them up and cause a few to chuckle before embarking on a whole new way of thinking…using technology instead of paper and pen Source: Using online icebreakers to promote student/teacher interaction 4. At the end of the exercise you can summarize the whole story of even read it and post it as an audio file or a video. Six degrees of separation. In finding the answers, participants have to interact and ask a lot of questions to each other.

What’s my motivation? Building learner interest

Obsidian Learning

To boost motivation in your learners, John Keller’s (1999a, 1999b, 2008) classic ARCS model of motivation is a great little tool. This model consists of four elements: A ttention: getting learners’ attention (obviously), but also sparking curiosity and building engagement. C onfidence: giving learners a sense of self-control and the expectation that they will succeed in the course. Handbook of Human Performance Technology (2nd ed.,

Don’t Create, When You Can Curate

Harbinger Interactive Learning

The role of L&D (Learning and Development) has clearly expanded, pivoting around the new paradigm of ‘Learning’. In the post-pandemic world, the L&D teams will have to do things differently in order to meet expectations of the business.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

June 4, 2009 From E-Learning to Social Learning , June 10, 2009 Investigating the Application of Social Software to Support Networked Learning , June 4, 2009 Top Keywords Social Learning (34) Social Network Analysis (4) Collaboration (43) Mobile Learning (18) Performance (46) Learning Management System (11) eLearning Technology. eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Meet the CLO Advisory Board: David Vance

CLO Magazine

Vance is the founding and former president of Caterpillar University and the author of “The Business of Learning.” In 2006, he was awarded CLO of the Year. I grew up in South Bend, Indiana, not far from the campus of Notre Dame.

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Content creation

Learning with e's

One of the most important digital literacies students require today is the ability to create appropriate content. Content creation is an important feature in many personal learning environment (PLE) models, and together with organising and sharing, makes up the cardinal triumvirate of skills that provides learners with a clear advantage. If you subscribe to constructivist theories of learning, you will understand why the creation of content is important in any context.

Design - Knowing Doing Gap - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Seeing The Invisible: How To Identify Early Indicators Of Gaps In Instructional Design And Training Effectiveness. Too Dot Oh: Making Sense of the Terrible 2’s - trainingwreck , September 15, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning: Recording Audio - The E-Learning Curve , September 14, 2009. 10 Tips for Recording Audio on Screencasts , September 15, 2009. How to build an online community | Community Building , September 16, 2009.

Back to ‘what’ Normal? #AulaCon

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

This was a big thing for me, not least was how much effort it took to not only keep my diary free of meetings but also to keep the distractions and messages/calls/chat to a minimum so I could concentrate. had the rather huge title of ‘back to what normal?’

Back to Basics: Different Types of eLearning Delivery

Obsidian Learning

New post Back to Basics: Different Types of eLearning Delivery on Obsidian Learning. Here’s a breakdown of the three most frequent approaches we use: Instructor-Led Training (ILT) , Web Based Training (WBT). Instructor-Led Training, Classroom Training, Virtual Instructor-led Training (VILT), or Face-to-Face training is what a lot of us think of when we think of corporate training. Unfortunately, there are some drawbacks to this method of training.

Four Essential Tips for the Rapid E-Learning Pro

Rapid eLearning

If you can step away from the “bullet point” mindset and all of the complaints, you’ll see that PowerPoint’s got a lot to offer those who build elearning courses. PowerPoint offers a pretty good selection of animations that let you mimic a lot of what you see in Flash. Record and sync audio to animations. Also insert an assortment of video and multimedia files. With a little practice, you can quickly build your own illustrations.

18 Key Trends to Realign Remote Workforce Training Strategy in the Post Pandemic World

EI Design

So, I re-examined my original list against these pressing needs of today. Even though the overall impact of the crisis is still unfolding, it has clearly redefined the workplace in the future. Trends that help you assess the impact of remote training and aid you in maximizing the ROI.

What is to Come in 2008

The Learning Circuits

The solutions organizations are looking for include blogs, wikis, and communities of practice. We just surveyed 800+ worldwide training directors and CLOs and found that 83% feel they have a significant or urgent need to change their learning programs to deal with the learning styles of younger workers. What we expect to happen in 2008 is an explosion in the use of "self-published content"- that is solutions which enable learners to reach out and support each other.

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

The Truth About Twitter - Social Enterprise Blog , May 11, 2009 Twitter Tips: for Teachers & Educators - Don't Waste Your Time , May 9, 2009 Twitter and Webinars - eLearning Technology , May 14, 2009 Presentation: Twitter in Education - Don't Waste Your Time , May 12, 2009 The Challenge of Training the PlayStation Generation - The E-Learning Curve , May 15, 2009 Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it? Business Casual , May 16, 2009 Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Is e-learning something I can do?

Clive on Learning

In what will probably be the final post in my series of questions most frequently asked by learning professionals, I tackle the question ‘Is e-learning something I can do?’ There are differences, of course, not least the lack of feedback in terms of body language from participants, but you do get used to this. On the other hand, most of the e-learning content that is needed in an organisation does not need to be high-end - it just needs to be good enough to do the job.

Five tools for global educators

Learning with 'e's

Recently I have been considering the changing role of teachers who are adopting technology to extend the walls of the classroom. These are a new breed of teachers who do not necessarily accept that the classroom is contained within four walls. In effect, through the use of social media and telecommunication technologies, these teachers are becoming global educators. Blog: Blogging is arguably one of the most powerful tools for global education.

New offerings provide a gateway to Learning 2.0

Clive on Learning

Although the use of Web 2.0 The first is from one of the major corporate LMS providers, Saba. According to the announcement , Saba Social will incorporate "comprehensive social networking tools - blogs, communities of practice, wikis, discussion boards and social connection capabilities will enable people to conduct informal knowledge exchange, build connected communities and extend blended learning."

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Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s method in my madness… The myth of rapid authoring. The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house. In tandem with this trend, though, has been the increasingly familiar cry of “It’s not interactive!&#. Increasing the number of clicks required to view the content does not make it more interactive.

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More Than a Dozen Ways to Navigate an E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

In today’s post we’ll take a look at some real examples of how people have dealt with the course instructions. Examples of E-Learning Course Instructions. This is probably one of the more common approaches to course navigation. In this case, they used a screen capture of the course and annotations to highlight the main components of the player. This type of approach works well for those who aren’t familiar with elearning courses.

Top 25 Posts and 4 Hot Topics in January - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. See First Top 25 eLearning Posts of 2010 - Best of eLearning Learning for the first Best of Post for the year. And subscribe to the best of to receive these in an ongoing basis. This post covers the Best of from January 15, 2010 to January 31, 2010. The Secret to Podcasting Like a Pro - Learning Putty , January 25, 2010 The word “podcasting” strikes a certain fear and awe into the hearts of many trainers.

Slugs and snails and social enzymes

Learning with e's

I can count on the fingers of one hand the times I have learnt something significant without the help or influence of others (and counting on my fingers wasn't learnt without help, believe me). Conversation is of course often technologically mediated in this digital age. We can use text, audio or video in a number of modes and through a mind dazzling range of technologies. And there is a record - an archive - of our conversation if we want one.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

August was a little quiet in terms of traffic numbers and vacations, but there were some really great posts you may have missed during vacation. My e-Learning Don’ts - MinuteBio , August 8, 2010 Here is a list I compiled of things I think should NOT be done when designing e-learning courses. Don’t: Turn off navigation until a screen’s audio is done. Instead of moving around a computer interface as a mouse, one moves around as an anthropomorphic figure. Community.

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

One of the really cool things about eLearning Learning and Browse My Stuff is the ability of the system to determine hot topics or trends based on the content that is being brought together in topic hubs. Twitter has been the talk of the town during 2009. Social media, social networks, communities for learning both formal and informal is bigger than I think we can even imagine at this point. Five Myths of Mobile Learning , August 24, 2009. Community (1202).

What Is Microlearning? A Complete Guide for Beginners [2021]


Instructors now need to scale and manage the quality of learning to different people from different places, backgrounds, and motivations. How does someone do all of this simultaneously? Save up to and get an additional value of $939 in premium training. Table of contents.