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TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

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I’ll be honest here, this has never been one of my super favorite products, because its whole premise is built on using PowerPoint. “ Him: “Only ours” Me: “Okay, you can create your courses with your SaaS tool, upload them into your system – and only your courses built with Brainshark, you have some reports and analytics.” Assessment tool vendors – Questionmark was there, can’t recall anyone else.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. I also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010!

6 Steps to a Mobile Mindset: Mobile Learning Basics

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If you attended ATD TechKnowledge this year, then you might have seen a session about this new thing called The Mobile Mindset. It means improving the design of even your desktop eLearning courses so you’re prepared for whatever device/browser/version comes our way.

A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

To ease your burden, I put together a list of all of the posts from 2011 where I shared free elearning assets. Here’s a Noteworthy PowerPoint Template (and It’s Free!). Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Font. 5 Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points Jane Bozarth : Better than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging eLearning with PowerPoint. Effective design using PPT as a tool. Why PowerPoint? Many tools out there that still have to start with ppt Use it as a storyboarding tool, prototyping. Not elearning, but ereading.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, April 05, 2007 More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design Continuing the PowerPoint conversation begun yesterday here and picked up by Clive on Learning: Dont blame PowerPoint.and Quintus Joubert PowerPoint vs. Interactive Learning. Ive always pooh-poohed PowerPoint as an e-Learning tool.but its all in how you look at, I suppose.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help!

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, September 21, 2009 eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help! I am working on a presentation in a few weeks about eLearning authoring tools. A high level overview for learning and development types who dont actually use the tools, but want to know whats out there, when you might use it, and some of the pros and cons.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 04, 2007 NewsFlash: PowerPoint Bad For Learning Found via SlashDot , an article in todays Sydney Morning Herald " Research points the finger at PowerPoint."

How to Design An Elearning Course on a Budget

Rapid eLearning

The past few days I’ve been pulling some content together for a couple of workshops I’m doing at the ASTD TechKnowledge conference in San Jose. The workshops are for those who are just getting started with the Articulate tools. I can easily use them in my elearning course.

5 Free Desktop Image Editors for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’m always asked what skills a rapid elearning designer should have. Because of this, an image editing application should be in your tool chest. But before we explore the free tools, a good budget-friendly option is Photoshop Elements. 23: PowerPoint Doesn’t Have to Be Boring.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 15, 2009 My Top Ten Tools for 2009 Cammys Top 10 Tools of 2009 These are my favorite tools in support of my own learning adventures. My best column: eLearning, of course! PowerPoint Yes, theres lots of groaning about PowerPoint. But I like to use it as a simple wireframe tool. What tools do you use? (I

Are You Asking These Questions to Build Effective E-Learning?

Rapid eLearning

How we view effective elearning is somewhat subjective. For some it requires that all elearning center on performance. However, many elearning courses are less “learning” and more marketing. They’re about sharing information using elearning tools.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: David Byrne and PowerPoint

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, April 06, 2007 David Byrne and PowerPoint Remember back in 2003, when David Byrne published a book (described by AP Technology Writer Rachel Konrad as a " coffee table book for nerds ") called E.E.E.I. Oh that David Byrne, hes so creative and alternative co-opting PowerPoint like that. The noted Edward Tufte blames PowerPoint. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Tools

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, June 08, 2007 Instructional Designers Tools Theres been a good conversation going on over at Christy Tuckers Experiencing E-Learning blog about instructional design. Christy has been writing about how to get started in instructional design and what technology tools you might need. I use Word, PowerPoint, Visio. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for Jane Hart

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, July 26, 2007 My Top Ten Tools for Jane Hart Jane Hart asked me to add my own top ten list to the mix. 6) Microsoft PowerPoint Yes, theres lots of groaning about PowerPoint.

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. Their organization needs to take existing content (usually a bunch of PowerPoint files) and get it online as soon as possible. So they buy an authoring tool and quickly convert the content.

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

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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. The latest edition is chock full o good stuff, including some thoughtful summaries of the eLearning Guild Annual Gathering and the future of rapid e-Learning tools. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences? Whats your take on using audio in eLearning? What about eLearning in the US has led to such an excessive use of audio?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Will the Real eLearning Industry Please Stand Up?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, July 31, 2009 Will the Real eLearning Industry Please Stand Up? What is the eLearning Industry? Is it the tools we use to create eLearning?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth Follow Up

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:50 AM Labels: instructional design , jane bozarth , PowerPoint 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Cammy Bean Greater Boston, MA, United States View my complete profile About This Blog Subscribe in a reader Subscribe via email Are you an Instructional Designer? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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

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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. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for.

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

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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. tools. "My Tools. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Another take on Cognitive Load Theory

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, April 18, 2007 Another take on Cognitive Load Theory The authors of the Eide Neurolearning Blog weigh in on recent research and articles on cognitive load (including the death of Powerpoint that have been talked about here ). The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I primarily used the eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks sites and used Conference , Online Facilitation of Conferences , Online Interaction in Conferences , Moderating Online Interaction , and others. When developing PowerPoint slides to use in web conference training follow these guidelines: Simplify content. Twitter Conference Ideas - eLearning Technology , January 30, 2009 Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Mass Chapter ISPI November Meeting

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. e-Learning Tools Crash Course: Deciding What Authoring Tools to Use and When So youve heard about PowerPoint, Articulate, Captivate and Flash.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. Heres what I recall: They created a set of powerpoint slides. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Hot List - Second Half of January

Tony Karrer

Hot List - 1/17/2009 - 1/31/2009 Posts Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool How to Convert Your PowerPoint Presentation into an Elearning Course Building a Learning Portal YouTube videos inside Slideshare Learning 2.0 Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.comAs I was at ASTD last week, I missed doing my Hot List for the week. You can find out more about this in Hot List and Hot Last Week.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The 60-Minute Masters

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, March 05, 2009 The 60-Minute Masters Because repetition is a key ingredient of learning, Ive just spent the last 30-60 minutes reviewing Clive Shepherds The 60-Minute Masters , a brief primer on creating good eLearning, rapidly. Clive has also posted a PowerPoint version of this on his 60-Minute Masters Wiki. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Many instructional designers ( Christy Tucker , Wendy Wickham ) build their own courses using tools like Captivate. Do you think instructional designers should be able to use the tools?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Conversations do matter

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Saturday, April 14, 2007 Conversations do matter I am still quite brain dead from the the eLearning Guild event. So now Im sold on the values of social networking tools and Web 2.0. I had so much to share with these women in just a few minutes and I think they walked away really seeing the potential in these tools for their organizations.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Making Six Sigma Training Fun

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Maybe its not possible to make Six Sigma eLearning fun. Youre absolutely right about trying to smear fun onto eLearning. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: E-Learning Project Reality: Guerrilla Instructional Design

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Since November, I have been working on a big project for a brand-name institution: 29 self-paced eLearning courses. Ive got the PowerPoints and Word docs to prove it.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rubric for Online Instruction Chico State

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Interesting idea - one I could see a lot of value in if I was purchasing/commissioning elearning. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning to Work, Working to Learn

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Heres what Ive been doing lately on the job: Tinkering Ive been tinkering around with new and old tools, expanding my skill set. PowerPoint : Tom Kuhlmans got some great demos and exercises on his Rapid eLearning Blog, like this one on building an eLearning Template in PowerPoint. I anticipate this tool quickly becoming a best friend.