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Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

This YouTube-based learning environment was founded in 2004 by former Boston hedge-fund manager Salman Khan, and today contains more than 2,200 lectures on more than 100 topics (mostly math related). Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

4 Ways to Build Your E-learning Skills This Summer

Rapid eLearning

Here’s what we have coming up: Boston: July 18 & 19. So you don’t get to play around with ideas or practice building something new. Some people build polished demos and some build simple ones where they just show prototype idea. Read a blog post.

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A Three-Step Process to Build Your Skills the Right Way

Rapid eLearning

Keep an ideas folder or bookmarks for later reference. Here are some places I like to look for ideas: Design sites like Dribbble where you can see what people are doing. This gives me ideas for course design. Especially when I want some novel ideas on how to navigate a course.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jott This Blog

Learning Visions

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 Jott This Blog I havent had so much time lately to blog, as this project Im working on has been quite grueling. I find my best time for thinking up excellent blog entries is late at night when Im lying in bed. Practice safe blogging while driving!

7 Ways to Create Characters for Your Online Training Courses

Rapid eLearning

Teaches the basics of his sketching ideas. In a recent post I needed some characters that matched the characters David used in his blog post on a weekly challenge. Community Blog Posts & Tutorials. October 21 & 22 : Boston, MA.

Why You Need to Connect with Your Peers in the E-Learning Community

Rapid eLearning

The E-Learning Community Shares Out-of-the-Box Ideas. She shared a little about her trajectory in the industry, some of her ideas, and what she hoped to accomplish. Again, the submissions were pretty creative and introduced some neat ideas. July 26 & 27 (Boston, MA).

Here’s How an E-Learning Portfolio Builds Your Skills

Rapid eLearning

Most likely you’re reading blog posts, articles, and books. I recommend adding a blog to your portfolio and then doing a quick write up of your learning experiences. Same thing when you read an article or blog post. Boston: July 18 & 19.

Peer Instruction Inventor Eric Mazur wins $500,000 Minerva Prize!

Will at Work Learning

Read about the Minerva Prize on the Boston Globe. Read Peer Instruction Blog by Julie Schell. . Ideas Worth Considering Industry News Learning from Outside Our Field Thoughts on Learning Practice mazur minerva peer instruction Eric Mazur, who I had the pleasure of meeting several years ago in his on-campus office, won the Minerva Prize, which is dedicated to rewarding "extraordinary innovation" in teaching.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 4-5, 2011 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Symposium on Computer Human Interaction for Management of Information Technology , Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 1-5, 2012 Learning Forward Conference, (Learning Forward is the new name for the National Staff Development Council, NSDC), Boston, Massachusetts, USA. link] January 3-6, 2013 Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, 128 th , Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blog of the Week

Learning Visions

Monday, December 10, 2007 Blog of the Week Ego boost alert for this Bean: Donald Taylor has cited Learning Visions as Blog of the Week 13. I always appreciate your perspectives and willingness to put forward your ideas as they are forming. Your blog is awesome and you know I love your sense of humor and willingness to just say things. Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blogging & Boundaries in the Professional Sphere

Learning Visions

Thursday, March 29, 2007 Blogging & Boundaries in the Professional Sphere Karyn Romeis recent post echoed stuff thats been rolling around in my mind about blogging, professionalism, sharing, confidentiality, roles, boundaries, etc. So first -- why have I started blogging about e-Learning with, not a vengence, but at least with some passion? Why am I blogging about e-Learning, and not about my kids or gardening? I am blogging as an individual.

3 Ways to Make Your E-Learning Course Look Like a Comic Book

Rapid eLearning

To keep it simple we’ll use PowerPoint, but the ideas should work regardless of the tool you use. If you’re looking for layout ideas, the first place to look is at comic books. Here’s an example I shared in this blog post on using Clip Art to create your elearning template.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Buzzing Blogging Hive

Learning Visions

Friday, June 22, 2007 The Buzzing Blogging Hive This morning I had the pleasure to chat live with Brent Schlenker and Allison Anderson in one of Brents occasional " talk casts ". Early in the conversation Brent asked us about our blogging experiences. And I started reading more blogs.

9 Time Saving Tips When Building Courses

Rapid eLearning

Feel free to share your ideas by clicking on the comments link. Community Blog Posts & Tutorials. October 21 & 22 : Boston, MA. At a recent workshop I was chatting with someone about simple ways to speed up course design.

Client Review for Translations: Setting Expectations

E-learning Uncovered

It’s a good idea to make sure those are being conveyed correctly. For more information on handling your translation projects, check out Nick’s blog post, Tips for E-Learning Translation. Oct 21 – 22 | E-Learning Heroes Roadshow | Boston, MA.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8

Learning Visions

Tuesday, August 07, 2007 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8 This whole 31 Days to a Better Blog exercise is proving harder to stay on top of than I had even imagined. Well, I didnt even have an About This Blog Page. One of you -- my two old timers -- will be getting an email from me thanking you for sticking with me and adding value to my blog content. Day 7: Plan a Weeks Worth of Blog Posts. Im not trying to make money off this blog.

How to Create Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Tips: Talk to your potential audience and let them share ideas on how they’d use the content. Their ideas are a good resource for scenarios. Often we fail, but the process of reflecting on an idea and then testing it is how we learn, whether we’re right or not.

One more time: what's the difference between a blog and a wiki?

Clive on Learning

Here in Boston I attended Brent Schenkler's excellent talk on blogs v wikis. She said she wasn't at allclear about the difference between a blog and a wiki. Here's how I tried to explain it: A blog is a personal space for expressing subjective opinion. It could be regarded as analogous to working memory , where you toss ideas around and, if you're lucky, test them against your peers through a process of dialogue.

How Google’s Designers Can Help You Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’ve worked on projects where after a few meetings we ended up with three or four decent ideas instead of one good one. The team would split into different camps and support different ideas. In Google’s example, they were able to coordinate some of their design ideas.


How Can Infographics Produce Better E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

They may even inspire some template and layout ideas. Let infographics inspire some ideas. That’ll give you some practice playing with layout ideas and colors. I’m doing a full-day elearning workshop and looking forward to meeting the blog readers in the UK.


Accidents Do Happen

The Learning Circuits

When I was first getting my ID passion on, it was all about the blogging community and man-oh-man did I connect to a lot of great people through blogging. For blogs of interest, be sure to check out the eLearning Learning blog feed aggregator ( [link] ). Do you have a mentor you can bounce ideas off of or who can gently steer you into new areas of learning? Would love to hear your ideas and inspirations in the comments here—and/or find me on Twitter!

One Learning Designer's Look Back at 2012

Learning Visions

While I still work out of my home office in the Boston area, our office in downtown Chicago now boasts a full host of project managers, instructional designers, ace graphic artists, top notch developers, our Totara LMS support team, as well as marketing and support personnel.

Tom Crawford: Design for Mobile The Ups and Downs of the Small Screen #devlearn @vizchef

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes from Tom Crawford, @vizchef, @viznetwork session at DevLearn November 3, 2011 in Las Vegas. Go to The Boston Globe website – the website resizes; images resizes or disappear depending on the device used.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 26, 27, 28

Learning Visions

Monday, September 17, 2007 31 Days: Days 26, 27, 28 Im cleaning house and trying to to finish up with the 31 Days to Building a Better Blog Challenge. Although the challenge officially ended in August, the community is alive and well and coming up with new challenges and ideas.

Quinn-Thalheimer: Tools, ADDIE, and Limitations on Design

Clark Quinn

A few months back, the esteemed Dr. Will Thalheimer encouraged me to join him in a blog dialog, and we posted the first one on who L&D had responsibility to. First, just to be precise—because that’s what us research pedants do—if this fear and loathing stayed in Vegas, it might be okay, but as we’ve commiserated before, it’s also in Orlando, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, San Antonio, Alexandria, and Saratoga Springs. Or, here’s another idea.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] December 5-8, 2010 Big Ideas Fest , 2 nd conference focused on innovation in education, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Half Moon Bay, California, USA. sponsored by the Forum on Education Abroad, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Are You Qualified to Build E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

You get the idea. I’m doing a full-day elearning workshop and looking forward to meeting the blog readers in the UK. September 27: Boston, MA ( ADAPT ).


5 PowerPoint E-Learning Tips & A Free Template

Rapid eLearning

I like to do these templates because they help bring out a few ideas. Ideas to Inspire Your Creativity. As a habit, I like to review website designs for ideas. I’ve shared many templates and illustration ideas over the past few years. September 27: Boston, MA ( ADAPT ).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: When the Content is Really Boring.

Learning Visions

So youve got some great ideas on how to make your content more engaging , how to get the learner into the flow. Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It.

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Feedly — Collect all your favorite blogs, newsites and more in a central location. Plus, drag images from the web into Marqueed to create image boards and generate ideas. It''s a great way to speed up your creative process, while still allowing everyone their input and ideas.

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.

FAQ: How Do You Manage the Graphics in Your E-Learning Course?

Rapid eLearning

Here are a few ideas: Be Consistent in How You Manage Course Files & Assets. You can get more detail in this blog post on organizing your elearning project files. You can learn more in this blog post on unleashing your elearning graphics in PowerPoint 2007.

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5 Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

And if you’re challenged for ideas or graphic design skills they also help bring a consistent and clean look to your rapid elearning courses so that you avoid the Frankencourse. September 27: Boston, MA ( ADAPT ). Who doesn’t want free PowerPoint templates?


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

eLearning Learning Posts

Conference in Boston - Adventures in Corporate Education , June 17, 2010 This week I attended the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. 10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning - Rapid eLearning Blog , June 1, 2010 I’m no audio engineer. Fraught Decisions - Usable Learning , June 22, 2010 The last post (on the pay gap in e-Learning ) was a bit of a digression in terms of topics for this blog, but it kind of wasn’t at the same time. think that’s a great idea.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: TIPP Learning Styles

Learning Visions

The idea is that as learners, all of us have elements of these styles when we learn, although some will be stronger than others. The difficulty with taking any of these types of tests, is that if you have any idea where its going, it can be very easy to skew the results. Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Want E-Learning Success? Make Sure Your Learners Are Dressed For It!

Rapid eLearning

We immediately began to prototype some ideas that we think will push our industry forward. I’m doing a full-day elearning workshop and looking forward to meeting the blog readers in the UK. September 27: Boston, MA ( ADAPT ).