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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All Work And No Learning.

Learning Visions

No conscious time to stop and smell the roses; to reflect on whats been going on and why; to incorporate any lessons learned. Theres barely any time to even think if Ive learned any lessons. Sometimes I just want to punch in the proverbial time card and go home and do the rest of my life. Of continuing to do the same crappy job, because you know how to crank out that kind of crap in the necessary time frame? Lessons learned meetings (do people still do this?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Plenty to do, but not in a frantic way. Many lessons learned. More just-in-time performance support tools; "hey, how do I do that?" " Most Awesome Project Ever This project kicks ass, if I do say so myself. Game-like program.

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Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. In Brandon Hall’s research, haven’t talked to a single LMS vendor who is NOT adding these tools. Doing more real time certification and performance support for dealer personnel.

Free L&D webinars for December 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, December 3, 2018, 10AM –1AM PT: Taking charge of your professional development (Free to ATD members) As a learning professional, do you spend so much time developing others that you don't make time to develop yourself? Doing so, however, is often easier said than done.

Free L&D webinars for December 2017

Limestone Learning

If you still have work to do, and you need a little inspiration, look no further than this month’s list of free webinars. Blended learning campaigns support learner experiences through time-released lessons supported by cohesive content and live events. But what will you do?

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Buy or Build: What’s Right for Your Training Program?

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

First, the platform: mLevel’s purpose is to measurably increase the engagement, effectiveness and retention of our client’s workforce learning programs, while reducing the time to create and deploy those programs – often by as much as 80%. Recap from: Kapp Notes.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

First, the platform: mLevel’s purpose is to measurably increase the engagement, effectiveness and retention of our client’s workforce learning programs, while reducing the time to create and deploy those programs – often by as much as 80%.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Lisa has more than 25 years of progressive experience building effective people programs in high profile companies across industries, including Consumer Goods, Publishing, High-Tech, and Healthcare. Learn how to capture lessons learned about building organizational change expertise.

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Free learning & development webinars for September 2017

Limestone Learning

It’s a great time to take stock, assess knowledge gaps, and focus on new learning. Once you make the investment, how do you know that it’s paying off so you can continue your excellent work? What do we do with them? Do you understand your learning culture?

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. And you'll learn how to do it all using nothing but standard PowerPoint and a good story.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

Limestone Learning

Investments in programs have generated mixed results. On the one hand the volume of programs is increasing; on the other hand, the business impact is less evident. Did you know that knowing if the learner is right- or left-handed can impact on the user experience?

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

Join David Wentworth, Principal Analyst with Brandon Hall Group, and Matt Bingham, VP of Product with Bridge, as they look at the challenges with retention and strategies for mitigating those challenges. How do you move the discussion forward? Isolate the effects of your program.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

So, how do you set up and manage your recruiting function accordingly? How do you know if your recruiting function is operating on all cylinders? Optimize your brand, technology and employee referral program. Describe how to make a program effective.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

In addition to van Merrianboer and Norman, dont miss Writing Training Materials That Work: How to train anyone to do anything by Foshay and Silber. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

First, there is the content which consists of your lessons, courseware, quizzes etc. The system that provides this infrastructure is generically called a Learning Management System (LMS) and is a software program or web application that you will either develop or purchase. Doing so will allow you to obtain better quality for a substantially lower cost than that of developing it yourself. So, how do you find the best system for you?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Better Learning Games

Learning Visions

Poll: Do you play any of these? Creating a library of casual games to teach simple lessons (credit cards, personal budgeting, saving, loans, etc.) Do they want to keep playing? What do players know about the teaching topics. Then do a post-test.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Informal/DIY Learning: Montessori School for Adults?

Learning Visions

Now, I dont know all the theory and Ive only read a bit about Maria Montessori (the founder of this approach) and the Montessori Method. Heres what I see: Kids get to choose what they want to do for their "work" each day. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Video Games, Tire Swings and Learning

Learning Visions

He didnt know exactly which ones to pick, but it got Son thinking. AND we both think its important that the kids do sports, and have a creative outlet. I know my kids very well. Sure, I do call him a mushbrain when he gets too wrapped up in Wii or his Nintendo DS.

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Free learning & development webinars for June 2017

Limestone Learning

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 11AM – 12M PT: Leveraging LinkedIn for Business Development LinkedIn is the most powerful sales tool for today's sales professional if you know how to use it effectively. Governments and nonprofits are on the front lines of efforts to close this gap.

Free learning & development webinars for July 2017

Limestone Learning

Game-based learning offers an opportunity to keep learners engaged in your L&D program, and a 2017 study found that a growing number of employers (35 per cent of those surveyed) are incorporating games and gamification into their learning strategies.

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. Do you have any good stories?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Continuing in Second Life

Learning Visions

As with any new learning experience, I find I need to dive in and learn what I dont know. You click on the Tsunami sign and get the first "page" of the lesson -- how tsunamis are formed underwater. Im ashamed to admit I havent given it a try yet, although it is on my To-Do list.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

Personally, I dont like to hide things from learners and play guessing games, so I am an advocate of letting the learner know, up front, what they will be expected to do at the conclusion of the course, lesson, or whatever. How do you try to think like a learner?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

I come from an old-school approach: I sort of understand the technology, but I leave the graphics and programming expertise to others. The programming skills should be left to the programmers. Do you think instructional designers should be able to use the tools? Who knows?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Day 25 (Go Shopping)

Learning Visions

I like to go to stores where I know the layout. I like to know how long this blog has been around. Darren did a great summary of his lessons learned while shopping as did Michele Martin. Do you have any great shopping tips that can be applied to blogging?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking

Learning Visions

Mixed visual-auditory stimuli have an underadditive effect, so that if you have to do both at the same time, total brain activation goes down. I dont know if this has been supported by research. I do think its all about building connections for our learners, not creating passive experiences in which no actual thinking is required. Ill do some more sleuthing and see what I come up with. Lesson learned here. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

If all we do is write training material, then perhaps yes. The ID survey on this blog now has over 200 responses: 62% do not have advanced degrees. How much of the pedagogy used by IDs is less to do with learning and more to do with design? What do you mean by value?

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

Learning Visions

Most of what Im doing outside of work these days involves the care and feeding of two small people, ages 2 and 4. Those of you whove done the small child thing know theres not a lot of time for extras, especially if you work full-time. There are plenty of opportunities for learning: usually its at least one lesson a day in patience and deep-breathing. But the truth is, I do use some "tools" to manage my personal learning: iGoogle kind of changed my life.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

I have learned everything I "know" about instructional design and teaching by doing. Got accepted to a Masters program for secondary ed, but deferred. Bought a bike and took scuba lessons. I started my professional life in operations -- behind the scenes helping people do their jobs better. If youd like to learn more about what Im doing these days, check out my current job description. I learned Toolbook and Authorware on my own while in the program.

What Tools Should We Learn?

NuggetHead

If you think about it, our lives are scattered with multiple tools that do one thing. So why do we think one tool is going to be our one-all eLearning development tool? Honestly, I think the undergraduate Instructional Design programs in universities today should be tossed in the river!