Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Friday, February 08, 2008 Instructional Designer as Consultant? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen? Laura from Canada sees an increasing call for IDs as "instructional consultants."

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

. In the last two weeks as an LMS selection consultant, I have been on the receiving end of 24 hours of live LMS demos from eight different vendors. I thought I’d share some of the best “do’s and don’ts” from the recent sessions. LMS Demo Do’s. How do you measure that?

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

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? Thats a great description, but it still doesnt help me tell the woman on the playground what it is that I do. How do you explain yourself? United States License.

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

And if you don’t yet offer CEUs, what should you know before you take the plunge? People often seek continuing education to earn or maintain a professional license. On the other hand, those seeking professional licenses expect to pay for continuing education.

Talented Learning: Greatest Hits of 2015

Talented Learning

Finally, we consult with LMS buyers to define what they really need and match them with the right vendor for their goals and requirements. We don’t aim to find holes or gaps based on arbitrary standards. When you experience a good one, you know it. 101 Acronyms You Should Know.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: InVision Learning: Seeking an Instructional Designer

Learning Visions

If you, or someone you know, is an experienced instructional designer looking for work in the greater Boston area, please let me know! Youll work closely with our Flash designers and programmers who will do that heavy lifting. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kickoff

Learning Visions

This is a big consulting project -- a first for me -- in which we have this amazing opportunity to work with a large organization to help them define their e-Learning strategy. You know how thats done. Ill do the same for you!) What would they like to do?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Plenty to do, but not in a frantic way. 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. Kept thinking of Dorothy Parker: "The book fills a well-needed gap."

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Now it is time to find the answer to those gaps so you have a full understanding of how each of the potential solutions will match your needs. Licensing costs for additional systems acquired related to the project.

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

However, although students have been scrambling to get their degrees, employers are experiencing an unprecedented gap between the skills they need and the skills their employees have. senior executives reported a workforce skills gap.

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Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. But what do innovative technologies mean for continuing education providers operating in the real world?

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How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Talk with consultants who’ve helped other organizations retool their learning programs. Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Associations are equipped to bridge this skills gap, but they’re somewhat late to the game. Licensing structure.

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences. Seat license models even change without a captive audience.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

How did you do that? JEN: That’s where our consultant Carla Downing came in. The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps. But our reputation is on the line, so won’t do it unless it’s right.

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LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

So I co-founded Talented Learning as the world’s only research and consulting firm focused primarily on advancing extended enterprise learning. You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close. Do you see signs of this now?

Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

I know, because I’ve been on both sides of the evaluation table. You know your product is a contender and you deserve a shot at closing the deal. 2) Do you insist on client discovery sessions? 4) Do you offer a smart pricing strategy? 8) Do you avoid “spin”?

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Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

We also considered business models, target customers, documented use cases and product differentiators in multiple categories: functionality, technology, system setup, ongoing support and pricing/license models. And business buyers want to know which LMS vendors are best at making it work.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations?

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Retail training: How to pick the right authoring tool

Elucidat

So, how do you weigh up which option is right for you? Before you have a demo… Spend a bit of time putting together your shopping list (pun absolutely intended) and doing a bit of research before you invest too much time in demos and free trials – we do love a list!

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

Next, clarify what your AMS can do to help you accomplish this objective. Once you know what’s missing in your current infrastructure, it will lead you to one of the four AMS-LMS integration scenarios above. Content licensing and sublicensing management.

Q&A with Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive Services

What communications strategy do you use to help launch mandatory training efforts? On average, how much time every year do you think staff spend on mandatory training and should that time be protected? How important is it customize your training and what sort of customization do you do?

Q&A with client CCO or Famous L&D person – Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive Services

What communications strategy do you use to help launch mandatory training efforts? On average, how much time every year do you think staff spend on mandatory training and should that time be protected? How important is it customize your training and what sort of customization do you do?

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: How do you define learning analytics? What challenges do you see with learning analytics? Because of our license flexibility, they’re not restricted. There are multiple related questions: Where do we put all this data?

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

That’s because each category involves distinctive use cases, technical requirements, professional services and licensing models. Plus, they scale on-demand with usage-based licensing at a predictable cost. 11 The Gap Narrows Between Formal Education and Work Readiness.

Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

is licensed by Pixabay. However, the features alone do not engage the participants. It's what you choose to do with those features that’ll make the difference in your next virtual training, webinar, or meeting. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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Are You Qualified to Build E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

It empowers people to do more and it creates opportunity for the ones using the tools. But it does mean that I am able to do something I couldn’t do before. They’re fun metaphors and do illustrate some truth; but they fall apart quickly. He can do that all on his own.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Leaf, clover, green ” by Jeon Sang-O is licensed by Pixabay. Many leaders are simply too busy to focus on their development or don’t know where to start. Do you know how well you’re doing? But how do you scale role play?

How to Design Programs Around Outcomes, Unlock Flipped Classrooms, and More with Course Launcher Ellen Martin

LifterLMS

It is rare to find someone who can do all five of the jobs above. So, I started looking at it a little closer, and I think about my own experience with taking courses, and as an adult learner, we have different ways of approaching how we do courses and all that kind of thing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

But I know of few variable cases too: 1. I know of companies who only hire instructional designers and buy Rapid elearning tools and expect the ID to do it all themselves to reduce the cost and over head of hiring graphic designers as well. Always do.

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Rubber Boots, Rain, Autumn ” by Peter Sitte is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Address the Skills Gap Challenge with Micro-Credentialing Micro-credentialing is a great way to track upskilling and certification for learners within organizations.

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! Instructional Designer as Consultant? United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with ID Degrees = 25%

Learning Visions

I asked Jon Matejcek of Dashe & Thompson what he looks for when hiring instructional designers, and he wrote: For instructional design, we hire based almost entirely on experience (our consultants average more than 10 years’ experience). The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

And once you’ve defined it, how do you cultivate a strong, positive culture? Today's participants know their time is valuable and resources are plenty. How do we manage this new set of expectations? The big question is—how do learning practitioners connect learning to the people?

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? As a learning technology selection consultant, I’ve seen how easy it is to get caught up in LMS features and functionality. Why On-Demand Economy Companies Know Service Provider Training is Mission-Critical.