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? With the rise of rapid eLearning tools and the ease with which virtually anyone can now create a course, whats changing for the instructional designer? — Patti Shank , President, Learning Peaks LLC, USA Instructional Designer as Consultant Are we seeing this happen? SMEs using rapid eLearning tools)?

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. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts. Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. Dr. Partridge is an eLearning Evangelist for Adobe Systems.

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Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I was asked about approaches for eLearning for Sales People. I’ve had quite a bit of experience with this and actually one of my very first projects was creating a pretty incredible eLearning solutions for Lexus sales people. Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, March 23, 2009 Market Differences in eLearning Im a fan of the number 42. Sreya Dutta (Instructional Design: On the road to learning ) responded to a thread in the comments about the eLearning market in India: Cammy, thanks for this interesting post. I agree with Rupa and Poonam on the elearning industry in India but there are variations too.

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning

eFront

eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software. Resources authored in eXe can be exported in IMS Content Package, SCORM 1.2, or IMS Common Cartridge formats or as simple self-contained web pages. Tags: elearning education opensource software tools

Q&A - eLearning Standards Especially SCORM

Tony Karrer

SCORM is as close as you get to Mandatory in the world of eLearning. There are a bunch of other standards by ADL (who is responsible for SCORM ), IMS , IEEE LTSC including CORDRAâ„¢ , LOM , Meta-data , etc. in the eLearning world. Note: ARIADNE, AICC, IEEE LTSC, and IMS all participate in ADL's work on SCORM). So, when I've been consulting with vendors who are working on any kind of authoring system, that was a particularly interesting standard.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, February 21, 2008 My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning Cathy Moore had a post a few months ago ( Addicted to Audio? that inspired me to change my approach to using audio in eLearning. Now, maybe Im just jaded and want to get to an approved storyboard. Maybe its the fact that Im recovering from pneumonia and just dont have the energy to fight the fight.

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

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Me: Im an instructional designer. I create eLearning. Im sort of distracted by the naked boy who just ran by (not mine). I have even had the light bulb go on once I let them know that I developed eLearning. So I simply say I develop eLearning or training. billbrandon had this comment on Twitter: I usually just tell em Im a writer.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Im a convert. Yes, Im an English major who writes mostly text bullets instead of novels. So Im curious: what drove you to revisit theory? Cammy, Im glad to hear you so revved up. I liked Peter Blocks Flawless Consulting , except for the title. Jane -- In theory, Im not against theory. Im still of that mindset. Now Im reading Cold Spring Harbor.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. My experience is mainly in development of self-paced eLearning for the corporate market.) In the December 10, 2007 edition of The eLearning Guilds Learning Solutions magazine, Reuben Tozman (President and founder of edCetra Training ) gets into this topic in The Next Generation of Instructional Designers. But Im not sure I can get people to hold their answers back.

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

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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. All the vendors and consultants say pretty much the same thing and follow the same process. Im cammybean on deli.ci.ous -- try adding me to your network and make a for: cammybean list.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? Im not looking for the obtuse theory books. Im already feeling a bit overwhelmed. Im about halfway through Michael Allens new book, Designing Successful E-Learning. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Instructional Designer as Consultant?

27 Best Online Learning Platforms (updated 2022)

learnWorlds

Those, are leading a fast-growing elearning industry, especially after Covid-19. Online course platforms are the backbone of the elearning economy, used by entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes to create their own educational academies, marketplaces, and training grounds.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

As a eLearning consultant I would prefer to use a human narration professional. However, you should consider the following factors: It is more expensive It needs more time It is difficult to maintain the training Few professional have the necessary skills It is difficult to update the eLearning course The pace is not steady It is difficult to maintain your organizations identity 2) If I use text why I need to use voice?

The Temporary Staffing Revolution | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Because of the vast range of services we provide as a management consulting firm, we’re something different to every client. Some see us as instructional designers, some as technical writers, others as change management consultants, and still others as a supplemental staffing agency. Many consulting firms in our industry become too niche and lose out on work they can easily provide but do a poor job of marketing.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Among industries, a greater number of technology companies and business services/consulting firms spent money on these tools. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them.

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Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Thierry de Baillon , cofounder of Socialearning Consulting, takes this stance in a recent blog post. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Not Everyone is a Social Customer by Paul on February 11, 2011 in Development Tools , customer service , social learning A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog about the need to train your clients on the various methods of…training.

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Design Tutorial, Part 1: How to Make Your Own iPad-Inspired Icons (and a Free Template!)

Mindflash

While she doesn’t text, IM, tweet, or blog, her iPad is her go-to tool for web surfing, reading books, playing games, shopping, watching movies, and writing email. Check back next week for part 2: How to Make Your Own iPad eLearning UI – and another FREE PowerPoint template. – Trina Rimmer is a learning and communications consultant with thirteen years experience designing, developing, and delivering smart, engaging training.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interviews on Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Im curious, have you had a chance to listen to yours or any of the others? Im happy with how they turned out. Hey Cammy, I heard your interview and I thought we seem to have a lot in common : 12 years in multimedia/elearning, e-learning for the corporate market, Project Management in e-learning. Im new to blogging and had done a RSS feed on your blogs last year.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Job Description

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. So, what do I do if Im not doing that? Im not such an anal person, so this isnt my favorite thing in the world. e-Learning Strategy Consulting: This is a new area for me. And Im really excited about the project Im working on. Im sure its not an insult, but I just dont think Id be so comfortable having that on my business card :) 9:03 AM ahsigmon said.

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Latest in Learning Fast: edu-Twittering

Marcia Conner

” I enjoyed seeing what Howard’s reads, and the article itself reframed my thinking about IM. ” —– Marcia Conner consults with the world’s largest organizations on getting better at getting better. collaboration learning productivity elearning information sharing social business social learning social media Twitter

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Im wondering if we should be talking about tiers of instructional design. Some instructional designers: Design self-paced eLearning. Today Im feeling more like a hazy purple. Im wondering if in the carpentry example if a master carpenter would agree with you? But Im sure there are plenty of self-educated carpenters who could do fine work.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

It's my experience that what's standing in our way as trainers, coaches, and consultants using these tools isn't the tool skills. Have a wonderful day, Christopher Pappas January 16, 2011 3:17 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Get the eLearning News first!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Youre So Immature: e-Learning in Some Organizations

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Im just about to kickoff a new project with a manufacturing organization to produce some custom courses. Im gonna call them an "immature e-Learning organization." Later, when it was time to pay the bills, I wondered if Id made the right decision because Im sure that my actions didnt change their minds--they just went and found someone who would play ball with them.

The 19 Best Learning Management System (for 2021)

learnWorlds

During the last decade, there has been a major increase in the adoption of elearning technology. An LMS is used widely in the elearning industry and acts as a distribution and management vehicle for online courses, training programs, or learning and development programs.

5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base

Dashe & Thomson

Selecting consultants with the appropriate skills, experience and personality goes a long way to make a client happy. Some companies treat their customers as partners, especially in the B2B markets – soliciting their help in the design of a new eLearning module or getting ideas for better customer service.

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Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

Tweet chats, telephone conversations, IMs, coffee time discussions – any and all of these can be micro-learning. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Selecting consultants with the appropriate skills, experience and personality goes a long way to make a client happy. Some companies treat their customers as partners, especially in the B2B markets – soliciting their help in the design of a new eLearning module or getting ideas for better customer service.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Theory vs. Application in Instructional Design: One Academics View

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Im still a really hands-on person. Or maybe Im just too lazy and poor. Now, Im not linking to John just because he is full of praise of me (which is nice and somewhat embarrassing, I must admit.), The only time I had an issue as a consultant was when I ran into a couple of organizations that highly regarded and mostly hired IDs who had masters. Im with you, Maria!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. This hasnt gotten onto my radar before -- Im not sure if there are any state-funded online programs in Massachusetts. Within higher ed, Im sure well continue to see growth in online, but it is starting to plateau a bit. 10 years ago I cut my elearning teeth in the K12 market, working on projects for two big US providers. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

joaomattar (Update 11/30/2010: suggested by Gisele Brugger ) David Anderson e-Learning designer and Community Manager @Articulate.com @elearning Judith Christian Carter Judith specializes mainly in instructional design & e-Learning. tomkuhlmann Connie Malamed Consultant, writer and speaker in the field of e-Learning. cammybean Jane Hart CEO at the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies @C4LPT Sahana Chattopadhyay Learning & development consultant and ID.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with Formal Training: Survey Update

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Im flying on intuition and experience and informal learning." Im still curious about the breakdown in degrees between the corporate and academic sectors. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for. Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Visions

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 01, 2007 Learning Visions Im Cammy Bean and this is my little corner of the world where I talk about instructional design and topics somewhat related to eLearning. Most of that time, Ive worked for eLearning vendors: companies that design and develop eLearning programs for a wide variety of corporate clients. Im @cammybean.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Im a linear reader in recovery and have been actively learning how to skim books and not feel guilty about it. Although Im not in active instructional design mode for any projects right now, I did jot a bunch of ideas. those born between 1991-2000), Im a bit of an ape (no offense to apes, mind you). Im a Gen Xer and a Gamer 1.0er.

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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. Im going to quote heavily from the article here, inserting my own thoughts along the way. Ive seen this trend with my company as well: Laurence Wilson, who runs an independent e-learning consultancy, recently employed this approach on a project for recruitment giant Vedior. Granted, Im not commenting on the design nor the quality of the material.

MICRO-LEARNING AS A WORKPLACE LEARNING STRATEGY

Learnnovators

Tweet chats, telephone conversations, IMs, coffee time discussions – any and all of these can be micro-learning. Sahana Chattopadhyay is an L&D Consultant, OD Specialist, Blended Learning Architect, Social Learning Evangelist, and Blogger. Sahana’s work cuts across performance consulting, workplace learning strategies from formal to informal and social learning, knowledge management methodologies and adult learning principles.

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

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. eLearning vendors (those that design custom courseware) are often handed the course to be built. The sponsor says "we want this eLearning course." How do you ensure your consulting expertise gets communicated in a development project? Im interested to see what responses you might get. Im interested to see what responses Ill get as well.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Hiring Women in 1943. You Go, Girl!

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. This has very little to do with eLearning - although Im sure those of you with a creative mindset could think of something! Todays challenge: apply one of the eleven helpful tips mentioned in this article to eLearning/instructional design. Another argument in favor of chunking your eLearning into 10-20 experiences. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Who Gets to Be Called an Instructional Designer?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. A SME builds a course with the latest rapid eLearning tool. Yet here we are, designing eLearning. And odds are its better than much of the eLearning being created by those with the fancy I.D. I moved on to eLearning development and can say - I aint no techie.but most techies I know (those designing webpages, using Flash) dont really understand education.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I write and design self-paced eLearning for the corporate market. And by asking this, Im not suggesting that design isnt important, for it is - its seen by some as part of the pedagogy. When I make (for want of a better word) an elearning resource, there is no doubt in my mind that instructional design is an integral part of my teaching.