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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? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen?

The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists. These days, the aim is to provide the best solution in a well-defined niche. Let’s explore and then I’ll introduce you to some illustrative examples of how this “specialist” movement is expanding traditional LMS boundaries.

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What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. And interestingly, now that volume-based SaaS licensing has energized the extended enterprise LMS market, employee training solutions are following suit.

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The Six Hats Of A Community Manager

Learnnovators

Since community managers have a bird’s eye view of their community, they are often best placed to spot a need and a corresponding solution — be it for a certain expertise, content or skillset. THE HAT OF A CONSULTANT.

CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: You, as a specialist in instructional design, are on an inspiring journey of saving the world from boring ‘instruction’. In many organizations, managers see ‘training’ as the solution for every performance problem and have courses created to address these.

EMERGENT WORKPLACES: LEARNING IN THE NETWORKED WORLD

Learnnovators

Today, people are seeking solutions to their challenges–both on the professional and personal front–in various ways: Asking their networks. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

INTEGRATING SOCIAL LEARNING IN THE WORKPLACE

Learnnovators

Don’t we WhatsApp or message our not co-located peers for the latest proposal, solution, client inputs? The truth of the matter is that a platform is not the solution.

MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. What would be your advice for them to upskill themselves for designing effective learning solutions for today’s situations? The Serious eLearning Manifesto is the result.” ABOUT Dr. MICHAEL W.

How To: Design, Develop and Deliver eLearning

B Online Learning

Perhaps the mystery and hyperbole that surrounds so many new technology based solutions is inevitable. A cynic might even argue that there are vested interests in the form of specialist consultants [.]. Adult Learning Principles Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy Informal Learning Learning Management System Webinars adult learning principles instructional design Master elearning Course rapid authoring tools

Double Your eLearning Return on Investment

eLearning Architect

My seminar was called ‘How to Double your eLearning Return on Investment’ - and following a lively seminar with lots of questions, I wanted to share some highlights. Running my own eLearning consultancy has certainly been an eye-opener and provided me with a steep learning curve.

Response from an eLearning Creator

Matthew Guyan

We don’t dig to deeply to find out more because it’s always a knowledge gap and creating courses full of information is always the most effective solution. eLearning Instructional Design content e-learning learning and development learning design Online learning workplace learning

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

Collaborative Learning Specialists - of all types! Resident expert - is accessible to networks of people, provides ideas as needed, shares expertise, has high visibility, initiates thinking ( SMEs , face-to-face trainers, consultants - as specialist SME bloggers who are sought after, followed by their networks in domain areas inside Enterprises). to communicate the strengths and weaknesses of social networks and provide solutions. Future jobs, now, today!

How to Choose Between an eLearning Agency, Freelancer or Full-time Employee

eLearning Architect

Starting an eLearning project is an intimidating task. The same can be said for resourcing an eLearning project - who is going to undertake the work? We need both the eLearning content and the platform in order to deliver online learning.

Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Below are tips and action items from three different viewpoints: 1) Tips for Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. 1) Tips For Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. As a result, we should be ready to help organizations adopt virtual learning solutions and integrate them into their workflows. Here are five ways you can make a difference now: • Emphasize Strategic, Short-Term Solutions. Could a near-term solution help set the stage for a more fundamental shift?

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

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.

The Game Agency Wins at DemoFest!

The Game Agency

Last week The Game Agency won “Best of Show” at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions DemoFest. This lively science fair-like event showcased over 40 custom eLearning solutions. In the initial consultation, students review the patient files for red flags.

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Does Your Business Really Need an LMS? Straight Talk with “The eLearning Coach”

Talented Learning

Earlier this year, I was fortunate to be interviewed by one of the learning community’s most talented instructional designers and thought leaders, Connie Malamed (aka “ The eLearning Coach “).

Instructional Design Isn’t Dying. It’s Evolving.

Experiencing eLearning

The eLearning Guild just published a report titled “ Is instructional design a dying art? I now call myself a “learning design consultant” rather than instructional designer. While instructional design and learning design have trended down, elearning is trending up.

Clive Shepherd – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT CLIVE SHEPHERD (Founding Director – The More Than Blended Learning Company): Clive Shepherd is a consultant learning technologist. He was recognised for his Outstanding Contribution to the Training Industry at the World of Learning Conference in 2004 and for four years was Chairman of the eLearning Network. Clive: There are so many things, but right now I feel that if we were to raise the professional status of learning specialists then that would be a major step forward.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

As learning technology analysts, we’ve been following the rise of cloud-based learning systems, and the hundreds of developers who have entered the market with highly specialized LMS solutions. Gone are the days when one learning solution was expected to “do it all.”

A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 2 Do Not Assume that eLearning is the Answer

Challenge to Learn

This is the second post in the series of 22, that will form a how to guide to the principles of the eLearning manifesto. This is about Principle #2: “Do not assume eLearning is the Answer”. Is e-Learning a formal course or is everything you learn digitally eLearning?

How to nail your next elearning project: Top advice from 10 experts

Elucidat

We asked 10 independent experts, researchers, psychologists, innovators and learning managers what they think is critical to elearning project success. We’ve distilled their insights and advice into 6 key areas to be mindful of as you set out on your next elearning project. Elearning

From Idea to LMS Implementation: Starting Out in eLearning

eFront

LMS implementation is the most tedious task when setting up your eLearning initiative. Setting the LMS as the foundation of your company’s eLearning program is the most critical part of integrating tech into your company’s learning processes.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

What does the future of eLearning hold? I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook.

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How to grow an elearning dream team: 8 things the best L&D leaders do

Elucidat

How do you set-up and nurture an elearning team that can efficiently create smart online learning, at the right quality and volume? We’ve pulled together our years of experience working across hundreds of elearning teams of every size and configuration – across the globe.

35+ ID & Elearning Blogs

Experiencing eLearning

One way I stay connected with the community and what’s happening in the field is by reading blogs by instructional designers, elearning professionals, and educators. If you don’t want to subscribe to all these blogs individually, check out eLearning Learning.

Breakthrough eLearning: The Three Rs: Rants, Raves, and Reflections

Breakthrough eLearning

This collection of articles by training and development specialists was edited by Elliott Masie of the Masie Center and published by Pfeiffer. There is a particular emphasis, as would be expected, on both the promise and shortcomings of eLearning as it is practiced today.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

17 Specialists Steal Even More Spotlight. Among the more than 700 vendors participating in today’s LMS marketplace, we continue to see a wave of learning solutions designed to solve “niche” business challenges. Do you even know if an LMS is the best solution?

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Learning Analytics: Big Demand, But Bigger Challenges?

Talented Learning

But in today’s tight talent market, finding specialists with the right skill set can be time-consuming and costly. It’s imperative for learning specialists to develop stronger data fluency, so they can effectively frame metrics, manage data measurement and help interpret results.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

Today, people are seeking solutions to their challenges–both on the professional and personal front–in various ways: Asking their networks. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger.

Start with the 70. Plan for the 100.

Performance Learning Productivity

The other 92 provide solutions. 70’ activities are centred on experiential learning and learning through support in the workplace; ‘20’ solutions are centred on social learning and learning through others; and ‘10’ solutions are centred on structured or formal learning.

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Social Technology, Community Management & Organizational Development

Learnnovators

I wanted to set the premise for what is to come in the months and years ahead…and where do we come in as learning and organizational development specialists. The solution is literally to begin from scratch.

User generated content; The next trend!

Challenge to Learn

The big question is: is content created by subject matter experts (User generated content) a solution for this problem? Jeff Kortenbosch, Senior e-Learning Specialist, AkzoNobel: “As an L&D department you need to realize that a lot of training is developed outside your area of control.

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

This difference between optional and compulsory learning is why organizations often set-up “rogue” solutions to serve external audiences. They want to either: Replace their LMS entirely with a solution that serves multiple audiences, or. Extended Enterprise Specialists Roll Into Town.

Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

If you’re familiar with Talented Learning, you know we’re fiercely independent consultants focused on one goal – to help you choose the best extended enterprise LMS for your needs. When faced with so much complexity, how can you choose a solution with confidence?