Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

I primarily focus on the content, the writing, and the schmoozing with the client. (My My experience is mainly in development of self-paced eLearning for the corporate market.) Reuben on the value of the instructional designer: The skill that an instructional designer possesses, that writers, teachers, programmers, technical writers, and so on don’t, is the ability to systematically break down content so that it is applicable to learners and their learning styles.

Five Myths of Social Learning

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Social learning is all about providing more flexible and responsive ways for delivering this knowledge through user generated content, engagement, and feedback. The 5 Myths of Social Learning: Myth #1: User-generated content in social media platforms will replace formal content development processes. The obvious point here is that due to assessment, certification, and regulatory issues, training content will still require formal development processes.

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Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?

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As we approach the end of our SCORM series, in many ways it’s just the beginning for eLearning content standards. While SCORM has dominated the field since it was developed, there are now new kids on the block. This final post provides a perfect opportunity to look to the future of eLearning content development and consider the road ahead. While many eLearning vendors still support AICC, the standard is usually a legacy of older platforms and businesses.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

Monday, March 23, 2009 Market Differences in eLearning Im a fan of the number 42. Large MNC companies like IBM Deloitte (in India), sometimes just hire IDs and outsource the graphics/development work to elearning companies who have specialized graphics and development teams. A lot of this is true and frustrating sometimes when you want to focus on your ID work and leave the development to someone else. Do watch out, Im very keen to know what people would say.

My Moodle Test

Xyleme

In her article, she makes the following assertions: Open source software has grown to include […] an adherence to established standards, which is a high priority for open source software development. Proprietary software has closed standards that hinder further development. once people get past their initial fears and the stigma, the Open Source learning development community will grow exponentially.” Content can check in, but it can never leave.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

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Accessibility means course content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities. eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to complete. This approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize course content. ADDIE (Analysis Design Development Implementation). CDN (Content Delivery Network). CMS (Content Management System).