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

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, June 27, 2007 The Rise of Rapid e-Learning Mike Alcock, MD of Atlantic Link Ltd has written an article over at The Rise of Rapid e-Learning. Are they producing high-quality e-Learning? E-Learning development houses need to be able to demonstrate a clear value in their services.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014


2013 was an exciting year for e-Learning professionals with many discussions around learning paradigms and technologies. We started the year with our own forecasts through ‘ Top 11 Disruptive e-Learning Technologies ’, many of which, when we look back, turned out to be accurate.

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Consulting is a high-growth industry in India. This is especially true in the L&D (Learning & Development) industry, with new consulting firms emerging on a daily basis. In such a scenario, Consultants Review offers a one stop destination to guide CEOs and other business leaders who are looking for a consultant to take their business to the next level. About Consultants Review. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere.

How to Create Performance-based E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

E-learning courses generally fall into one of two buckets: tell people something or show them how to do something. The reality is that a lot of e-learning is information-based and mostly driven by compliance requirements. Performance-based E-Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? SMEs using rapid eLearning tools)? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

How to Get Up to Speed (Fast!) on Rapid E-Learning


Everything you know about rapid instructional design or rapid e-learning development is likely wrong. Consultants will have you believe it’s about streamlining existing processes, even skipping unnecessary steps. Real rapid instructional design requires a change in mindset. In fact, learning real rapid instructional design is one of the critical skills learning professionals need to learn now.

5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. 5 Simple Ways to Get Started with E-Learning Development. Almost daily I get emails asking how to get started with developing elearning. Here are five tips that will help you gain experience and develop the skills to build elearning courses that you can be proud of. Don’t Go Crazy Trying to Create an Award Winning Course. Microsoft has some really nice starter templates to help you organize your learning project.

These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. These 3 Tips Can Change Your Compliance E-Learning Forever. Last week we looked at some of the issues with compliance-based elearning and how taking a different approach to its design can save your organization time and money. While there are many ways to design your elearning courses, today’s post features three simple strategies that will help you meet your certification needs and get your people back to work.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

The Big Question this month is Workplace Learning in 10 Years : If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see? What will the mix of Push vs. Pull Learning; Formal vs. Informal supported by the organization? What new departments will be responsible for parts of workplace learning? Jay Cross in Ten Years After puts it: In a knowledge society, learning is the work.

4 Ways to Quickly Do a Needs Analysis for Your E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Create a Pilot Team to Help. If you can’t get out of your cubicle and go onsite, assemble a team from a pool of your learning audience. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro. Free E-Learning Resources.

How Do You Credit Your Sources in E-Learning?

Rapid eLearning

Many of us learned to cite our sources when writing reports for school work or research papers. But does it work the same way for an e-learning course? What are some best practices regarding how to cite sources for e-learning? Big Question: Citation for E-Learning.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Subject Matter Experts But Was Afraid to Ask

Rapid eLearning

Subject matter experts play a key role in the success of your e-learning courses. The challenge is learning to use their skills and knowledge in a way that works best. Essential Guide to Working with Subject Matter Experts (free e-book). Rapid E-Learning Blog Resources.

A Simple Way to Track Courses without an LMS

Rapid eLearning

Generally , delivering e-learning courses is a two-step process: 1) create the course in your favorite e-learning software and 2) host the course in a learning management system. Create a Form. Create a form using a hosted service.

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The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

In my opinion, giving a learner a self-study eLearning program as their only form of training or support is not much different than handing them a manual to read with some exercises. Some folks are uniquely suited to learn this way but, in my experience, most are not.

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52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning


As an instructional designer, I’m always trying to make my eLearning courses more interesting, effective, and engaging. That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning.

Here’s an Easy Way to Update an Old Course Without the Source Files

Rapid eLearning

The secret to all of this is screen capturing your old e-learning courses. Create a PowerPoint file at the same resolution as the course images. Create a Storyline file at the same resolution as the PowerPoint file. Upcoming E-Learning Events.

Here’s Another Free Way to Share Courses Online

Rapid eLearning

In previous posts, I shared t ips on managing an e-learning portfolio and I also shared a few ways to share courses online for free. How to Create a Google Storage Account. I created a tutorial on YouTube so you can see the steps, which may be easier. Want to learn more?

Build Effective Courses That Put the Learners in Charge

Rapid eLearning

It presented foundational ideas on how to build engaging e-learning courses and then focused on tips that help make the courses more learner-centric. In part one, we looked at how to create engaging training. Effective Courses Creating Relevant Context. Want to learn more?

10 Tips for Better Troubleshooting & Technical Support

Rapid eLearning

I’m really proud of the e -learning heroes community. Many e -learning developers are small teams of one or two people, so see the community as an extension of the team. Those are great to learn the basics. Free E-Learning Resources.

Three Ways to Make Your E-Learning Content Meaningful

Rapid eLearning

The reality is that many e-learning courses are irrelevant to the needs of the person who has to take them. Lawsuits and regulatory compliance dictates a lot of demand for e-learning courses. Create interactive scenarios where they can make real-world decisions.

How to be Successfull in the E-Learning Industry

Rapid eLearning

Successful e-learning is measured in many ways. If you’re just getting started, here are some things to keep in mind: Successful E-Learning Pleases the Customer. The obvious answer is the one who commissions the e-learning course. Want to learn more?

The Role of Today’s Trainer

Rapid eLearning

I learned enough to make an informed decision. As they have a learning need, they can access what they need when they need it because technology has changed the role of today’s trainer (or at least part of it). Free E-Learning Resources. Want to learn more?

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Here’s an Easy Way to Share Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

This is a tip I stumbled upon this week and thought I’d share it because one of the most frequent questions I get from people trying to manage a work portfolio is how to quickly share e-learning courses. Share Your E-Learning Courses with pCloud. Want to learn more?

Here’s an Easy Way to Manage E-Learning Projects

Rapid eLearning

Managing all of the to-do lists and activities for your e-learning projects can be really time time-consuming and a pain. Manage E-Learning Projects with Boards, Lists, and Cards. BOARDS : start by creating a project board for your course. Free E-Learning Resources.

Janhavi Padture – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Janhavi has spoken at various industry conferences (including AICC, ASTD, eLearning Guild) and local groups on topics pertaining to online learning. Her prior experience spans academia, consulting, Fortune 100 companies, and a leading advertising agency. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: As part of our tenth anniversary celebrations, we proudly present ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’, a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning.

Are You Qualified to Build E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

In a recent post I made this comment about rapid elearning tools: Rapid elearning played a role in the evolution of elearning mostly because it took course creation out of the hands of a few programmers and placed it into the hands of anyone who wanted to create a course.

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The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/21/2010 The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs After a long research, I have created a list of the most updated and popular e-learning blogs regarding e-learning. Find answers to difficulties you may have regarding the implementation of corporate e-learning.

New Territories and Innovations in Learning Solutions

Vignettes Learning

My team had an abundance of opportunities to explore new territories to develop and expand learning solutions. We are learning a lot on how to grow communities and consistently produce good quality events. This is fun to do and I share and learn from participants and clients.

Free e-Learning books


> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0 Rops, CAE / President, Mickie Rops Consulting Inc.

Learning Design: The Great, The Good and The Good Enough

Wonderful Brain

I have watched from the trenches and sidelines as classes of learning professionals are now being divided —again by technology into two camps; those who know how learning should be constructed and craft it and those who can manufacture, at time and cost savings, the actual product.

Tips & Tricks to Becoming an E-Learning Pro

Rapid eLearning

Now’s a good time to get started in the elearning industry. Knowing how to get started with elearning is one of the most common questions I get. What skills do I need to be an elearning pro? What will the elearning course look like? E-Learning 101.

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Proof of Direct Link between Learning and Performance

Vignettes Learning

He asked what is new in learning systems that can demonstrate learning impacts on the job. The first question is like searching for the Holy Grail in training and learning. Our key leaders in the branches abhor learning since it takes away income from performance bonuses. “

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/28/2010 The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter On Twitter exists a resourceful community of e-Learning professionals. During the last 2 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from this community of practice. social learning - experimentação.

What’s the Best Job Title for Those Who Build E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

Last year I facilitated a number of elearning workshops with about 1800 participants who are either considering elearning as a career or are active in the elearning industry. Most Common E-Learning Job Titles. E-Learning Developer or Designer.

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These Simple Tips Will Help You Build the Right E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

It’s really an issue with a lot of training and elearning programs. Recognize that elearning courses aren’t the objective. E-learning courses (and training programs for that matter) exist to meet objectives. They allow you to easily create solutions.

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