Doing and knowing

Learning with e's

This is a follow on post from my recent Knowing and Doing blog post. Today, I was doing some personal research related to a book I have been reading. I found Saipan in seconds, releasing me to do other research on the island, using the links Google supplied.

Everything You Should Know About Agile eLearning Before Investing

Your Training Edge

In agile eLearning , the content of a given course is created by use of short and iterative cycles that are usually referred to as sprint. This post presents everything you should know about agile eLearning before investing.

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How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. Our members are state-licensed doctors with board certifications they must maintain. It is specialty content that must be accredited by the ACCME. However, because our portfolio has grown organically, we know there are gaps.

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

Talented Learning

If you offer continuing education programs , should you invest in a modern learning platform to sell, deliver and manage CEU content? And if you don’t yet offer CEUs, what should you know before you take the plunge? Sources of continuing education content are vast and varied.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: When the Content is Really Boring.

Learning Visions

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 When the Content is Really Boring. So youve got some great ideas on how to make your content more engaging , how to get the learner into the flow. But what do you do when the content itself is just plain boring? United States License.

10 Questions to Consider When Selecting A Custom eLearning Content Provider

Obsidian Learning

An excellent content provider will be able to make recommendations about delivery modality that you haven’t even considered yet. How do you typically engage subject matter experts (SMEs)? Our content isn’t 100% complete. Once development starts, gaps are often identified.

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

Talented Learning

Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Content they find most useful. I often see associations with complementary programs teaming up to offer a broader selection of content through ecommerce sites. Deep content reserves. I see many creative content strategies.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

Develop a content strategy that honors the difference. How have you made all that content available in digital form? How did you do that? So by the time design and development started, we were ready to roll instructional design methodologies into our courses and other content.

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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! Were looking for someone with a focus on the content creation side; we dont expect or even want you to build these things. United States License.

Talented Learning: Greatest Hits of 2015

Talented Learning

Our Content Starts with Conversations. So, before highlighting some of our most popular content, I want to say thank you for your interest in Talented Learning. We don’t aim to find holes or gaps based on arbitrary standards. When you experience a good one, you know it.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 e-Learning Content & Version Control Earlier this week, Janet Clarey wrote about the " Preservation of e-Learning Content." She raised the question about e-Learning content and how well companies keep track of content updates. Can you prove when and how your e-Learning content has changed? This is definitely a gap and I intend to start having this conversation going forward. If they dont do anything, find out why.

Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

Association LMS projects generally focus on solutions that generate income and profit by leveraging useful learning content, certifications and test prep to attract and engage both new and existing members. Next, clarify what your AMS can do to help you accomplish this objective.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Conversations do matter

Learning Visions

Saturday, April 14, 2007 Conversations do matter I am still quite brain dead from the the eLearning Guild event. But what I did learn is how much other people still dont know about this stuff. It confirmed what I have been thinking: that most of the e-Learning and training world out there is still doing the same old same old. Some folks dont know that they will have to change. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Stress

Learning Visions

If youve read my current job description , you know that I do a lot of other things for this small company. Over the past year, Ive been focused on sales and marketing activities, project management, and content conversions -- "No ID needed, thank you." I havent worked with a SME and thought about appropriate learning activities and chunked out the content. And now Ive actually got to do some better eLearning myself. You can do this.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools

Learning Visions

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools If you dont already subscribe to Kineos occasional newsletter , please do. Not only are they really smart guys, but theyre also funny -- AND they like to share what they know with the rest us -- for the greater good of the e-Learning community. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

Learning Visions

Friday, January 30, 2009 Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"? Is the degreed-ID the department manager and not doing any actual design work? You need to know how to work with other groups and meet their needs." And lord knows that the battalions of MBAs in the financial industry havent heaped up laurels lately.) Six Sigma) could in theory do well, and perhaps nudge a too-comfortable, old-school training department out of its comfort zone.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Strategies?

Learning Visions

What instructional strategies do you use to make your content more memorable and engaging? Strategies that help learners connect with and remember the content. Do you ever develop a mnemonic for a custom course? I dont know if Ive ever done that. Let me know.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

Friday, November 02, 2007 Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID? If youre working as an instructional designer, do you have an advanced degree? What do you think counts more? Clive says, "I must confess I dont really care how someone has acquired their knowledge of the subject, but I do care whether they are constantly striving to do a better job." Besides, he told me, I didnt have a degree in ID, so obviously I didnt know anything.

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Adobe Flash technology has helped support the delivery of online multimedia content for nearly two decades. Many of us will continue to depend on some combination of SCORM, Tin Can and video content when developing courses until flash is truly dead. Do you still have a license for it?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21

Learning Visions

Monday, August 20, 2007 31 Days: Days 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21 If youve been following along with the 31 Day Challenge, you may know that its starting to wear thin. Day 19: Respond to Comments on Your Blog I think I do a pretty good job of engaging with those who comment here.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Objectives -- How Some of them Work

Learning Visions

Help organizations to bridge the gap between research on learning and reality.) Instructional Objectives for Learner: Table of contents objectives (these are the things were going to teach you) Performance Objectives (this is what youll do.) Do you use focusing objectives? Research shows prequestions do work. We all know that people mostly just click through a learning objective page of text bullets (theyve been overused). They do.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island

Learning Visions

Friday, August 24, 2007 Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island As you know, Ive been trying to walk-the-talk and experiment a bit with Second Life, role my virtual sleeves up and see what all the fuss is about. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Started in Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Ill share with you what I know and point you in the direction of some great resources where you can learn even more. Ive also had a few gigs as a classroom teacher, which has mostly been about implementing content and curriculum that was designed by others. Many instructional designers are also responsible for building and developing content into working courses. Ive always had the good fortune to have a team of graphic designers and programmers who do that heavy lifting.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

As you may know, Ive only been there once. Christopher Simpson also comments: As for doing business, holding meetings and such in SL, its really a matter of what works and what doesnt. But they do like to use it to visit new places or do group activities." But perhaps we can do some of the key things (e.g., create a virtual recreation of their museum) theyd like to do using other tools like Flash. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8

Learning Visions

But I do think some good is coming out of it. Michele Martin is doing a fabulous job of keeping this little sub-group connected. I have a bit of catching up to do. Ive been doing this off and on throughout the day and find it tedious. I have been known to do that in the past in order to fix egregious spelling and grammar errors. Ive sort of done that already today, but I think Ill do it again. Ive got too much of my real work to do to be that organized.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? Weve taken this up before and many of us IDs know the strategies for using audio most effectively by now. We know to avoid narrating text word for word, for instance.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". He quotes an article by Dion Hinchcliffe in ZD Net in which Dion states, The idea of DIY (Do It Yourself) is to get developers and IT departments out of the demand loop and letting users self-service themselves. What do you think?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

Friday, October 30, 2009 Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? Yes, it’s so easy, even I can do it!) Let me know what you think. So if I use Articulate and graphics from eLearning Art, then I can just copy and paste the content from my manuals, right? :-) 4:11 PM reoblog said. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The 60-Minute Masters

Learning Visions

I urge you to do the same. Do you know if this was all built in Articulate or is there added Flash integration? You can repurpose the content as long as you correctly attribute it (check out the wiki for details). The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 22, 23 & 24

Learning Visions

The tasks are relentless -- every single day theres something new to do. The idea behind this task is make sure your new readers know what youre all about. I found a number of blogs that had linked to mine without my ever knowing! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: 8, 9 & 10

Learning Visions

Obviously, thats not my focus so I took Micheles advice and tried to do something from Darens Get Your Blogging Groove Back series. I know, from having looked at my stats at the time and the comments that came in, that these posts seemed to generate some interest. What do you think?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Wheres Your Center? Whos Your Master?

Learning Visions

Are you being content centric or learner centric ? Content Centric Solutions These are those courses that have the entire book of knowledge in em. Youve covered the content to death. The right content, in the right format. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Who will survive?

Learning with e's

In the last century, education (in all its forms) was based on the assumption that knowledge content was scarce, and that formal education (university, college, school) was the only place it could be accessed. In the age of social media, content is no longer scarce. Unported License.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design and Market Sector Differences

Learning Visions

In the survey Ive been running, Instructional Designers: Do You Have an Advanced Degree? But even within the corporate market, I know the roles of the instructional designer vary widely. What kinds of programs do you design? Do you have a graduate degree in ID? What do you do? What do you design? Do you have a graduate degree in ID? If "distance learning" means instructor-led online courses to you though, then yes, thats what Im doing.