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. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. Gary has worked on three "Emerging e-Learning" reports Emerging E-Learning Technologies: Have looked at 52 emerging technologies.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Tools

Learning Visions

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. Christy has been writing about how to get started in instructional design and what technology tools you might need. I think Im somewhat of an anomaly in the field. Maybe Im not an instructional designer at all.

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The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

Consider the internet; developments on top of the TCP/IP protocol like SMTP and HTML allowed a variety of tools to work together to bring us email and the world wide web. Initially, when you developed eLearning, you were pretty much dependent on the tool you developed it in. You could use any of the many authoring tools, such as Authorware, but you needed an appropriate player. A concern with what people do , not just what they learn, was also emerging.

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

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World Tony Karrer asked in the comments on my PLE post yesterday , Im curious if you distinguish your learning environment (tools, skills, etc.) from your work environment (tools, skills) in any significant way (especially in the context of tacit work)? At first glance, Id say that most of my "personal" learning does not happen with technology tools at all. Im a Google Girl.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Using FaceBook

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 Using FaceBook Im trying to expand my horizons a bit these days and have been taking a closer look at a whole bunch of tools out there, including SecondLife and FaceBook. So Ive got this client Im working with to help define an e-Learning strategy , and Im thinking about what role FaceBook should/could play in their plan. Im interested in how one would mix communities.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Those future trends include Spontaneous Learning Systems (SLS), Intelligent Mentoring Systems (IMS), and highly personalized learning services. It may involve empowering others so they have the tools and abilities to learn on their own. Connie, known online as the “eLearning Coach,” is the author of Visual Design Solutions , a top rated eLearning design book. Julie is a well known eLearning author and speaker. He’s also a frequent speaker and author.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Gin System

Learning Visions

It seems to me that FaceBook is a great networking tool. Then again, perhaps Im missing something. In the case of an emergency, they can text message every parent at the same time. 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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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. Often contrasted with the ADDIE process, the Agile design method emerged in the 1970s and became widely adopted in the 1990s. Authoring Tool. Often paired with an LMS, this software is used to develop content for online learning and training programs. Developed by software writer Steve Wilhite in 1987. Open Source Software.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Pysched for FaceBook

Learning Visions

Monday, June 25, 2007 Getting Pysched for FaceBook Im definitely feeling out-of-my element in this whole FaceBook thing. Im trying to get into it and discover its potential professional uses. Im just scratching the surface, I suppose. Im feeling lonely and really nerdy. Id like to push this somehow, but Im not sure. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personal Hard Drive

Learning Visions

I said a similar thing in a comment on Tony Karrers blog the other day: Isnt the main tool of the PLE our very own little brains? Its the best software around and completely portable. Tony came back talking about all the tools he uses as an extension of his brain. Then I realized Im a constant notetaker, in the pen-and-paper sense. Thats one way for me to process the information Im seeing/hearing, and the same may be true for at least some live bloggers.

The Learning Polemic [Guest Post]

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

However, you can feel free to comment here to engage with the author. We're seeing a polemic emerge pitting proprietary systems and exclusive content against open systems and open content. Typically, they are closed systems that offer a limited choice of tools to draw from in designing your learning experiences. The IMS Global Consortium is defining the next generation of standards that make this market transformation possible.

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. Tools?

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''m only going to say this about 1,000 more times.

Mark Oehlert

Im tired people, so Im only going to say this about 1,000 more times. Hey authoring tool person - you ever make "a learning"? Sell hardware or software but dont tell me you sell learning - because I swear, the next person/vendor/guru tells me something about learning that implies a lack of understanding regarding the conditions above.Im Authority? Cool Tools. Emerging Tech. e-Clippings (Learning As Art).

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The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

elearningcoach Karyn Romeis Independent L&D consultancy at Learning Anorak @learninganorak Sathish Narayanan Instructional Designer and Budding e-Learning Specialist @elearningtyro Brent Schlenker New Media and Emerging Technology Analyst. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking

Learning Visions

Im not saying to leave the info a mystery; Im saying that Ive seen a lot of elearning that seems to underestimate the intelligence of the learner and makes every little thing painfully explicit. Im not sure what to make of it, honestly. Im way out of practice. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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

Learning Visions

Im going to quote heavily from the article here, inserting my own thoughts along the way. Subject matter experts are embracing the more sophisticated rapid e-learning tools which allow server side development with international collaboration and “instant&# course deployment. Is it really the SMEs using the tools? Why should companies go with e-Learning vendors when rapid e-Learning tools are available? Next, the author provides a short case-study.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: ADDIE: Its a Process

Learning Visions

Friday, June 15, 2007 ADDIE: Its a Process This is probably an argument made in any Instructional Design 101 class; I dont think Im saying anything new here. You could apply the ADDIE model to software development, right? Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Mark Oehlert points to Tom Werners post Design Shouldnt Always Mean Instructional Design and agrees with Tom that instructional design is different from design.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Top Posts in 2007

Learning Visions

Emerging Technologies in eLearning : Notes from a live blogged session with Gary Woodill of Brandon Hall Research. Photo credit: IM Birchall from stock.xchng Posted by Cammy Bean at 3:15 PM Labels: Blogging , instructional design , me 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Cammy Bean Greater Boston, MA, United States View my complete profile About This Blog Subscribe in a reader Subscribe via email Are you an Instructional Designer?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Facebook for the Enterprise

Learning Visions

Wednesday, June 27, 2007 Facebook for the Enterprise Im still mucking around in Facebook, trying to get it. 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 Beans Learning Visions: Charlie Goes to Digital Mountain

Learning Visions

Im always happy to spread the good word. 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 Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

By doing so, you will: Keep yourself up-to- date with the new software, technologies, and trends relative to corporate e-learning and e-learning in general. Update 11/23/2010: suggested by Ellen ) eLearning Pulse is an independent online community focused on serving learning and technology professionals, from instructional designers to software developers to project managers. The edublog emphasizes real-world e-learning issues and appropriate uses of emerging technologies.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Be the Node

Learning Visions

So all the talk about tools and maps has struck me as odd. Im a practical person at heart; not a theory-based one). All the many cool tools and widgets and features that really smart people are creating -- thats all we need. The reason Im so keen on the idea of PLEs (not as a system, but as a set of tools and skills) is that I think it puts power back into peoples hands, rather than leaving them at the mercy of organizations who dont really have their best interests in mind.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Metaphors of Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Of course, you need the right tools -- accurate measuring spoons and cups, and the right ingredients. And it works best when you know your tools and your ingredients. Sometimes you just follow the recipe -- perhaps using a rapid eLearning Template tool and a solid ISD model. Now Im not saying that SMEs are rats, or instructional designers are rats. Both the latter require thought about wholl do what and why, and the what and why may only emerge on the job.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personalization does not equal Personal

Learning Visions

Im curious if you distinguish your learning environment (tools, skills, etc.) from your work environment (tools, skills) in any significant way (especially in the context of tacit work)? 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 Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

As Michael Allen says in Michael Allens Guide to e-Learning : "Learners think, Im supposed to do my best to learn whatever is here, so I might as well spend all my time learning it rather than reading about learning it." (p. I see them as more of a tool for the designer to get clear about what theyre designing, rather than as a tool for the learner. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Come to Dinner -- Spreading the Word

Learning Visions

So Im spreading the word and saying: go take the survey and add your own little self into the mix. 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 Beans Learning Visions: Google Docs

Learning Visions

Now I see that you can publish a Google Doc right to my blog, so Im going to try that now. 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 Beans Learning Visions: Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kickoff

Learning Visions

Im cammybean on deli.ci.ous -- try adding me to your network and make a for: cammybean list. Technical Infrastructure -- servers, software, etc. The agenda went a little something like this: Welcome Introductions (Have everyone introduce herself and discuss role/stake in the project) What is e-Learning (I talked a little bit about what e-Learning is and isnt, some of the tools available).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Soapbox for the Day: Academic Journals like Field Methods, that dont support things like access to their content

Mark Oehlert

previous rants on this topic ) Until I get some explanations though, Im pretty well amazed at the academics involved in this scheme. Do the writers/authors get paid? Im feeling stupid here because I just dont freaking get it! e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Get Social, Get Game and Get Learning!

Learning Styles and Visualization

Mark Oehlert

From Mashable comes this post on " 16 Awesome Data Visualization Tools " TouchGraph offers a search/data visualization product that reminds me of Search Crystal. Ive been tinkering with Many Eyes over the last couple of weeks as a way of exploring potential visual navigation tools/interfaces for Open University courses and qualifications, and OpenLearn OERs/course units: [link] and search for "many eyes". information management software. Authority?

's UX

Mark Oehlert

« The Tool Kit Edition | Main. Right now Im sitting in the audience listening Deborah Adler, the designer whos Masters Thesis became the redesigned Target pharmacy bottles - Clear RX. An authoring tool? Authority? Cool Tools. Emerging Tech. e-Clippings (Learning As Art). Subscribe to e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert). Facebook Profile. flickr. flick r.com. This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from UX Week 2007.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ohhh.the new iPhone is a wee sexy lass isnt she?

Mark Oehlert

Im not even about to begin linking to all the stories on the new iPhone ( this is a fairly thick link farm for you). " Enterprises authorize iPhones, andthen create and distribute apps on their intranet that can only run onthose phones. Yes, iTunesis apparently the new enterprise tool. " ;-) Mark Posted by: mark oehlert | June 10, 2008 at 05:51 PM elearning software creator dominknow Inc.,

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Lets go ahead and solve the future of publishing right now.

Mark Oehlert

Im surprised this hasnt happened sooner and isnt bigger. Im struck also by the announcement that the new version of the Kindle from Amazon.com is coming soon. That is also an important facet here - I trust textbooks to be highly authoritative sources of info and want them to be peer-reviewed and professionally edited but we need to keep haing that discussion about the authority of certain texts over others.

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eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] January 18-19, 2013 International Conference on Advances in Computing and Emerging E-Learning Technologies (ICAC2ET), 2 nd , Singapore. link] January 24-25, 2013 eLearning Software : Productivity Tips and Secrets, organized by the eLearning Guild, offered online. link] January 28-31, 2013 Emerging Media Conference (EmMeCon), San Francisco, California, USA. link] February 23-24, 2013 International Conference on Emerging Technologies – Micro to Nano (ETMN), Goa, India.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

Mark Oehlert

Im also usually working on two or three books at a time, not because Im that smart but just because I usually have one staked out in a couple of different locations. " Books like Flow , Emergence and How Computer Games Help Children Learn are on my list that I have read and that I think are generally valuable for anyone to read. Gilbert is a wry and fine author. I haven't read a tech book of the caliber of Emergence or Flow in quite a while.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zuda: A great way to discover great comic talent or more death by amateur Mr Keen?

Mark Oehlert

Main | Cool Tool Alert: Online FLV Converter » July 22, 2007 Zuda: A great way to discover great comic talent or more death by amateur Mr Keen? I suppose however, that the patron saint of experts, Andrew Keen , would just see this as another double-plus un-good attack on the the "Authorities." " Too bad Mr Keen, Im looking forward to some great new comics.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Heading Home from I/ITSEC 2007

Mark Oehlert

But thats OK because Im sure you all (all conferences that do this) share some of these revenues with the authors right? Belly laughs, guffaws and chuckles Blogging Books Catch Up Collaboration Conference News Cool Tools Copyright and Patent Gold & BS Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks Culture Current Affairs design e-Learning Resources e-Learning/e-Teaching eco EduPatents eLearning Guild Emerging Tech Errata Ethno/Anthro Film Firefox From the land of "I wonder."

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): All Hail the Cult of the Amateur!! Sign me up for a lifetime membership!

Mark Oehlert

Im sorry to bring up this bad piece of flawed logic and sloppy writing but just as surely as I was one of the ones named by Time as Person of the Year, then I am just as surely one of the ones Keen feels is destroying our culture and I feel some small obligation to join my fellow amateurs in railing against this bad, bad book and by doing so, Im sure, confirm some of Keens worst fears and probably but some poor critic out of a job somewhere.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two

Mark Oehlert

Main | Im tired people, so Im only going to say this about 1,000 more times. Karls book Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning is a great read and I can say that with some authority. He/she needs to think about the negative reaction that could come about if the enterprise has something like IM deployed but the boss won’t let the Gamer see if he is online or available.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Better Conferences (cross posting from Tony Karrer)

Mark Oehlert

Anyway this is a great discussion and Im more than happy to jump in. one of the co-authors of the pre-con idea let me just say that here is the issue - Ive been to a lot of conferences and have done a good numer of presentations and while I do get energized by doing those parts, Id really love some time when I can be around and learn from the other folks like Tony and Clark who I really only get to connect with in a f-2-f mode at conferences.