Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DevLearn09 - Im Speaking!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 DevLearn09 - Im Speaking! Did I tell you that Im looking forward to the schmoozing part?) Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Come November, Ill be heading to San Jose for DevLearn 09. Looking forward to the schmoozing, the DemoFest, the ID Zone, the Social Media Camp, the learning!, and -- oh yes! -- the speaking.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im Mrs. Dalloway

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 24, 2007 Im Mrs. Dalloway Im just back from vacation and still trying to make the transition back into work mode. Im disturbed to report that Im The Poisonwood Bible. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Not quite there yet. But I did learn that I am like Mrs. Dalloway. I feel a bit miffed that my life might seem utterly "bland and normal" to an outside observer, but thats probably true.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a Gamer 3.0!

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Friday, December 14, 2007 Im a Gamer 3.0! Im so pleased. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. If youve been reading my blog for awhile, you know that Ive been really into the whole topics of gamers -- who is, who isnt, and should we even use that term? I had a poll a while back, Are You A Gamer? that sparked a good conversation.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a (K)nitwit!

Learning Visions

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 Im a (K)nitwit! Im looking forward to your post on blended quilting! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Its winter here in New England. A time when this womans thoughts turn to knitting. Or, rather, the desire to be a knitter. Cold nights coupled with a growing maternal nesting instinct, have forced me to buy some yarn, pull out the needles, and learn how to knit. Yet again.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im getting emotional about e-Learning!

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Im getting emotional about e-Learning! 3) [Clark, Im interested to hear more of your thoughts on learning styles as you alluded to them here]. Given that the emotional element is relevant then Im with Clark Quinn here. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Are you emotional about your e-Learning? Do you understand what tapping into that emotional component means?

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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. Started with Brandon Hall in November. Marshall McLuhan) -- Im not trying to be a smarty-pants here, but I looked this up and Gary was close: "We look at the present through a rear-view mirror. If youre at the beginning of e-Learning -- Brandon Hall has an e-Learning 101 publication.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My First Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

And then I teleported myself over to Brandon Halls Education Island. Sorry you had that experience, but Im glad to know Im not the only one. They were coming at me in the chat, then IM, and when they started coming into my email I quit the program. My original intention had been to visit the Brandon Hall island. Just to be clear, Brandon Hall Research does not own Education Island.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Multi Generational Learning in the Workplace

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Brandon Hall: Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace webinar with Janet Clarey. Worked at Brandon Hall. The Connected Worker 21st century knowledge worker/learner "Im only as good as my network." Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, February 25, 2009 Multi Generational Learning in the Workplace My notes may be spotty here.eating and twittering.

eFront Wins Learning Technology Award

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 5/03/2010 eFront Wins Learning Technology Award We are thrilled to announce that eFront won a coveted Brandon Hall bronze award for technology excellence in the Learning Management Technology for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses category. “These outstanding tools and systems propel the learning profession forward,&# said Brandon Hall, Ph.D.,

Joining the Twitterverse

Janet Clarey

The time was right at Brandon Hall Research, so I sent instructions out to my co-workers interested in using Twitter. You can see what apps people are using by looking at their tweets (it will say ‘via twitterfeed’, ‘via twhirl’, ‘via web’, ‘via IM’, etc.). Interested in seeing how microblogging can work for you? Since we’re all analysts, I added #3.

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TWIMC: It has come to our attention that your casual communication in the workplace…

Janet Clarey

And, even if you do know IM speak like TWIMC , you might be interested in this article about the use of casual conversation by younger workers seeking employment. I kid you not, my 9-year old son texted me this yesterday: “come on.&# This followed a phone call ten minutes earlier requesting I make some macaroni and cheese. He was downstairs. I was upstairs. This is now acceptable in our house.

What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

Research by Brandon Hall Group shows that 54% of organizations who have invested in learning technology have seen improvements in productivity and engagement. LMS LTI: Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) was introduced by the IMS Global Learning Consortium, specializing in apps hosted remotely, as well as web-based e-learning content. Today’s enterprise learning strategies require smart solutions that go beyond the capabilities of traditional tools.

4 Steps to Measure the ROI of Informal Learning

Allego

The phone calls, text messages, IMs, and emails they send each other when they’re stuck and need help. As a manager, you may be missing out on one of the most valuable training tools: the interactions your salespeople are having.

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Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

Resources authored in eXe can be exported in IMS Content Package, SCORM 1.2, or IMS Common Cartridge formats or as simple self-contained web pages. eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. The answer is simple.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Scrambled Egg Mind of a Beginner

Learning Visions

Im in that beginner-mind zone. Although Ive been doing this work for 15ish years, the ground beneath me is shaky and I feel like Im in new waters, navigating new people, new processes, new tools. Im suddenly racking up lots of frequent flyer points. When Im actually in town, I work from the shed. Im in scrambled egg mind mode most of the time. Im @cammybean. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Biases that eLearning 2.0 Faces (or What We Are Up Against)

Tony Karrer

approaches: Before you "optimize eLearning" through the use of Wikis, Blogs, PodCasts, video feeds, IMs, XML, SOAP, AJAX, and other "new"/"improved" methods, it is really important to understand: 1. If you go to the Brandon-Hall network, you'll be amazed how many postings are of this character. Saw a post in the eLearningAll group that expresses a lot of the biases that exist in the world of eLearning around eLearning 2.0

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. That is, of course, if Im even awake after the kids have finally fallen asleep. Now Im trying to maximize my time on the drive to work. Things Im learning: I have to talk much more slowly. Otherwise Jott doesnt get what Im saying.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions

Learning Visions

Tuesday, April 03, 2007 eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions As Ive mentioned here before, Im extremely excited about attending the upcoming eLearning Guild event here in Boston. Im excited to go to as many sessions as I can. Im excited to pick peoples brains. Im excited to get feedback on our products and services (yes, my company will have a booth). Im interested in personalities -- hearing from some of the notables in our little blogging community.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All The Worlds A-Twitter

Learning Visions

Like Tracy Hamilton , Im enjoying the endless thought streams. Im having fun hearing the stream of peoples activities and thoughts ("ambient intimacy"), but is that all there is to it? I know people consolidate and slim down ( Brent , for instance), but Im not sure Im ready for that challenge. Im cammybean on Twitter. Im aware that SOMEONE is fighing a cold, but cant always remember who that was. Im still not sure how it fits me.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Im a convert. Yes, Im an English major who writes mostly text bullets instead of novels. So Im curious: what drove you to revisit theory? Cammy, Im glad to hear you so revved up. Jane -- In theory, Im not against theory. Im still of that mindset. Unfortunately, life has been getting in the way of my informal degree intentions, but my brain has started to resurface of late and Im back on board. Now Im reading Cold Spring Harbor.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit

Learning Visions

Im not a big theory person. Im much more into practical application. Im not saying that these theories are right or wrong -- but they get tossed about and referred to with great relish by some in the industry. Im not a big theory person. Im much more into practical application." Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Me: Im an instructional designer. Im sort of distracted by the naked boy who just ran by (not mine). billbrandon had this comment on Twitter: I usually just tell em Im a writer. I usually start out by saying "Im an E-Learning author" – if whoever Im talking to then has little question marks in his/her eyes, I add that I develop computer learning programs for companies. And then they think Im a flippin genius!!!!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 7 More Things You Dont Need to Know About Me.

Learning Visions

I think Im an inherently lazy person. Im supposed to tag seven other people, which Im feeling really lazy about. So Im just doing six. can you tell that Im re-reading Lord of the Rings? Cammy--Im preferring to think of it as not "lazy" but "balanced." And even if it is, I think Im with you on that one. :-) 9:45 AM Cammy Bean said. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Facebook has Tipped

Learning Visions

Im not talking about the quantity of my friends, but rather the breadth and depth. Im not sure if there was a specific tipping point for me, but I was certainly amused when one of my friends informed me that Im personally responsible for making her waste more time on Facebook than she ever thought possible. Christy -- Im all for games increasing brain power. Im with Christy - not sure when the "tipping" point occurred.

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/12/2010 Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning What I really like about the e-Learning community is that the most e-Learning professionals have a great passion of sharing their knowledge. The least that I can do is to share with you a list of Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning ! Feel free to use these storyboard templates for your projects.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting to Good Enough

Learning Visions

" This adage works for me most of the time as Im designing eLearning courses. Right now, Im feeling like just getting to good would be an achievement. Right now, Im proofing a storyboard thats full of endless text bullets and boring software demos with no interactivity -- and theres really nothing I can do about it. Im into next time right now with this same client -- unrealistic scheduling needs on their part mean compromised quality.

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

Learning Visions

To work out my thoughts and ideas (hey, Im an extrovert -- I need to talk about whats going on in my head in order to process it and take it to the next level). Im a new blogger -- not fully evolved). At least, I would hope thats what Im doing. Im trembling with excitement (perhaps naively so), having never had the opportunity to attend an industry-related trade show. Im excited to meet people whose blogs I have been reading.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

But Im not sure I can get people to hold their answers back. Sorry Tony, but Im going to jump into the conversation now. Dont worry though; Im sure Ill still have more to say if you do this for the Big Question for February. Im on a smaller team though, so we are basically the "one-stop shop." If Im giving someone job advice on how to get into the field of instructional design, Im still going to tell them that additional technology skills will help.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Inspiration

Learning Visions

Monday, November 05, 2007 Instructional Design Inspiration As I mentioned last week , Im in the midst of designing my first custom eLearning course in quite awhile. Now that Ive been actually doing some writing, Im having to put it all to work. Here are some of specific ideas Ive taken from a few sources that (Im hoping) will help me design a kick-ass course: Chapter 2 of Gadgets, Games & Gizmos for Learning by Karl Kapp. Theres more, Im sure.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Looking for Good Examples

Learning Visions

Im looking for some input: good examples of software product training. Im working on a pitch to a software company -- technical audience (think database guys). Im not looking to work with another vendor, Im just looking to see good examples of software training to make sure Im not behind the times! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, July 30, 2007 Looking for Good Examples Help!

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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: 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 we could leverage that existing community for better communication, learning opportunities, networking, etc.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blogging the Personal

Learning Visions

In fact, Ive had very little of interest to add to any conversation of late, mostly because Im much more focused on my personal life and the many transitions Im handling there. Hey Cammy--you know me, I think you can always apply the personal to the professional, so Im with Karl that you should blog about the Wii. So Im pretty open to talking about things that interest me, stuff Ive learned, even if it has origins in personal parts of my life.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting an Informal M.Ed

Learning Visions

For various reasons, Im not going to go back to school to get a Masters Degree in instructional design. But I firmly believe that this journey Im on is giving me the experience and educational equivalent (if not better) than a formal M.Ed. Even though Ive been doing this ("instructional design") for over ten years, Im starting over. Im putting my beginners mind back on; Ive realized how much I dont know about this stuff.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Im not looking for the obtuse theory books. Im already feeling a bit overwhelmed. Im about halfway through Michael Allens new book, Designing Successful E-Learning. Between you and John Im going to need to ask for a visit to Ikea for a new bookshelf too! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 15, 2008 Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16

Learning Visions

Im losing my steam, but trying to stay somewhat on target. So go ahead and "Email or IM another blogger in your niche to introduce yourself and your blog". I want to share as much as I can about projects Im working on. Im not sure Ill bother with that. Another application I tried through another site I had problems with too, so it could be because Im at work trying stuff out. Im not sure if it does much for a site with minimal traffic.

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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?