Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs Theres been a lot of good talk lately about rapid e-learning tools and templates and the roles of SMEs vs. instructional designers.

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. Wednesday, June 27, 2007 The Rise of Rapid e-Learning Mike Alcock, MD of Atlantic Link Ltd has written an article over at Trainingzone.co.uk: The Rise of Rapid e-Learning. Are they producing high-quality e-Learning? E-Learning development houses need to be able to demonstrate a clear value in their services.

What is Rapid eLearning?

Tony Karrer

Based on my recent posts about the Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids , I was asked if this isn't just "Rapid eLearning" - a term that simultaneously is good and bad. In it Rick Nigol talks about the same kinds of drivers and he discusses approaches to rapid eLearning in terms of tools, people and process. rapid development authoring tools have become synonymous with the very concept of rapid e-learning.

Features of an Ideal Rapid eLearning Authoring Tool – Part I [Infographic]

CommLab India

Selecting the right authoring tool plays a very important role in developing successful e-learning courses. Well, to address this issue, eLearning Guild has come up with a comprehensive list of the features and capabilities rapid e-learning courseware authoring software should possess.

Do You Know the Answers to These Rapid E-Learning Questions?

Rapid eLearning

Recently I participated in an interview-style webinar for the E-Learning Guild. Today we’ll look at the rapid elearning questions. What is Rapid E-Learning? So for them elearning was an all or nothing proposition.

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7 Secrets to Getting the Graphics You Need for Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

It’s always so much fun getting to meet the blog readers and learning more about what people do in the real world. Two things always stand out during these trips: There is no one way to do elearning. If you’re building rapid elearning courses, then most likely you’re using PowerPoint.

Are You Getting the Most Value Out of Your Rapid E-Learning Tools?

Rapid eLearning

While the application is versatile and great for elearning, many people still struggle to get past the PowerPoint look because the features are designed to encourage the use of the templates. The key is to learn to see the features from a different perspective.

eLearning Guild Research Reports

Tony Karrer

In my last post on Flash Quiz Tools , I mentioned how I had used the eLearning Guild Research to streamline my effort of find the right tools. Immersive Learning Simulations Learning Management Systems Synchronous Learning Systems Mobile Learning Measurement

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Eric: The future of e-Learning is wide open!

Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. For example, in 2007 PowerPoint to eLearning Shootout they compared: Articulate www.articulate.com Atlantic Link www.atlantic-link.co.uk I'm always somewhat skeptical of niche tools (see eLearning Course Development ). In June 2007, I added a few more rapid eLearning tools.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, May 04, 2007 New Rapid e-Learning Tool from Epic Another new rapid e-Learning tool, this from Epic (UK).

eLearning Guild Releases Report - Rapid eLearning Authoring: Top Tools

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The eLearning Guild just released another report today: Rapid eLearning Authoring: Top Tools. Joe Ganci authored this report and does a fabulous job of explaining the data collected by the Guild's survey of its members. What rapid authoring tools do you use?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 5 Myths About Rapid E-Learning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, May 15, 2007 5 Myths About Rapid E-Learning An excellent post on the Articulate blog by Tom Kuhlmann: 5 Myths About Rapid E-Learning. Clives 30-Minute Masters Wiki got a nice plug -- "Create a way to help your SME learn more about building effective e-learning courses. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Rapid e-learning is swimming in too small a pond

Clive on Learning

I attended the panel discussion on 'the future of rapid e-learning tools' at the eLearning Guild's Annual Gathering in Boston today with a misunderstanding. I thought I knew what 'rapid e-learning' meant. After all, LTI Magazine defined raid e-learning as "courseware (live or self-paced) developed in less than three weeks, where SMEs act as the primary development resource". And instant is about as rapid as you can get

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, August 23, 2007 Kineos August Rapid e-Learning Newsletter If youve been following my blog for awhile, then you already know how I feel about the folks at Kineo.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 23, 2007 Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson Another good podcast from the folks at Kineo : an interview with Stephen Walsh (Kineo) and Gabe Anderson ( Articulate ). Part 1 is a nice definition and description of rapid e-Learning. I thought it had more useful nuggets: Who should be developing rapid e-Learning?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 29, 2007 e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report The e-Learning Guild presentation of the most recent 360 Research Report on Mobile Learning.

Hey You Rapid e-Learning Peeps, Slooow Down and Take a Little Drive on the ISD Side of Town

eLearning Cyclops

When I read e-Learning Magazine's article by Bob Little, Rapid e-Learning Polarizes Opinion , I was very irked by it. I have never been a fan of the term rapid e-learning. SME ISD e-Learning

The eLearning Guild Academy announces live online courses for Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter!

Adobe Captivate

If you’ve been looking for a formal hands-on training course to learn how to use Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter, but can’t find a suitable classroom training for it, enroll for these live online courses organized by Guild Academy.

eLearning Guild Authoring & Development Tools Research Report (2008)

Learning Visions

I did dig up the eLearning Guild Authoring Tools Research Report (January 2008). Some highlights from the webinar follow: The results in this report were gathered from surveys of eLearning Guild members and ongoing tool surveys on the Guild’s website. # that includes PPT and Word – whether or not you consider these as rapid elearning tools, Guild members do). e-Learning Developers are similar: generalists and specialists.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, April 03, 2007 eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions As Ive mentioned here before, Im extremely excited about attending the upcoming eLearning Guild event here in Boston. And Im even excited to work my booth -- althought that wont be my primary responsibility -- as the resident instructional designer, my job isnt selling, its learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 18, 2007 eLearning Guild Event Take Home Point #1 Last Thursday night after the eLearning Guild event, I was fortunate to have dinner with a small group of eLearning professionals -- a diverse group coming at the industry from lots of different angles. Andy asked, "So, whats the next big thing in e-Learning?"

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

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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!

Integrating Audio into E-Learning Courseware: eLearning Guild Online Forum

The E-Learning Curve

The eLearning Guild's next Online Forum taking place on June 4th & 5th is called Lights, Camera, Action: Using Media to Engage the Learner. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals. Here's what the Forum will cover: It wasn’t. Find out more.

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New eLearning Guild Industry Survey

The E-Learning Curve

The eLearning Guild are producing a new Guild Research Report on the subject of ‘e-Learning Authoring and Development Tools.’ In my view, the eLearning Guild is simply the best community of practice for learning professionals. To Complete the Surveys: Click here to navigate to the survey page on the eLearning Guild website.

Shooting Video for E-Learning Use – eLearning Guild

The E-Learning Curve

I recently posted on integrating audio with e-learning authoring tools, and in the near future, I’ll be covering some aspects of the visual aspects of creating e-learning content, focusing on. The E-learning Curve blog shares thought-provoking commentary and practical knowledge for e-learning professionals.

Managing SMEs for Rapid e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

Based on a study on Rapid e-Learning published by e-Learning Guild, one cause of delays in e-learning development is the difficulty in working with subject matter experts (SMEs). Your role therefore is to convert the content into useful learning tools. The process needs to cover: Agreement of principles on why the process meets the best learning results, reduces cost, and speeds up delivery of the program.

Breakthrough eLearning: Ideas for Rapid eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning

Cover what the end user needs to do the work, and skip the fluff" "Assign a project manager who can ensure everything stays on time" For the record, here are the 5 ways we advocate to reduce eLearning development cycle times: 1. How to Grow Your eLearning Business What is Real Interaction?

Informal Learning Blog » Rapid eLearning Panel

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

We have our very own Learning Stage at DevLearn this year! Being an eLearning Rockstar is more than just having flashy design with a whiz-bang quiz at the end. It’s about having a 360° understanding of the principles, ideas, and practicalities for successful eLearning.

Top 10 Cost-Saving Tips from the Latest eLearning Guild Report

Trivantis

The eLearning Guild recently released a great eBook full of helpful cost-saving tips for e-Learning development called <em>The eLearning Guild’s 75 Tips to Reduce eLearning Costs. </em>The </li> <li><strong>Let learners create learning content</strong> One respondent of the report explained how his sales team creates simple videos for other sales people, which they enjoy and find very effective.</li>

Webinar: The Secrets to Rapid eLearning Success, Jan. 17th

Take an e-Learning Break

eLearning Guild: Thought Leaders Webinars January 17 Tom Kuhlmann |VP, Community, Articulate Here’s a story that resonates with many: You were a good explainer, so you became a trainer. Then your company said, You’re now doing eLearning. How do you keep up with all of these demands and produce effective eLearning?

The Ultimate eLearning Resources Guide

LearnUpon

There’s a wealth of free eLearning knowledge online waiting for you right now. It’s a long list – almost 50 resources – but these websites will teach you practically everything you’d like to learn. The eLearning Coach. All About eLearning Authoring Tools.

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Breakthrough eLearning: Time = Money: The Driver for Rapid eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Wednesday, May 03, 2006 Time = Money: The Driver for Rapid eLearning There has been a lot of hype lately about "rapid eLearning." Or, in the case of a learning institution, after the new semester has started.

What is your rapid e-Learning mindset or religion?

Vignettes Learning

I am new to blogs - another learning. So this blog is to reach out, share and learn from you. Hopefully, I can also share my observations and learnings. Yes, I am an e-Learning observer and student, and will be for a long while. What is your rapid e-Learning mindset or religion? Rapid e-Learning does not mean poor quality. The typical definition of rapid is cramming all elements (media, content, etc.)

20 eLearning Blogs You Simply Have to Bookmark

eLearning Brothers

In our own, considered, humble opinion, we have an awesome blog that every eLearning professional should read. But sometimes we like to see what our colleagues are doing, which means taking a look at the multitude of eLearning knowledge that exists all over the web. Upside Learning.

Top 25 websites for elearning tips

Sponge UK

Keep up with the latest trends or focus on specifics with these 25 elearning websites. Cut down on the browsing and focus on really beneficial resources with our list of 25 websites for elearning tips. Clive on Learning. E-Learning 24/7. Elearning Industry.