Enspire Learning: Creating eLearning Courses that Engage & Inform

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Enspire Learning is the newest addition to the community of course sellers, and they have some of the coolest courses I’ve seen in awhile. Enspire’s staff is made up of folks with unconventional backgrounds bringing a rock’n’roll, Austin, Texas-inspired approach to elearning design.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Happy Holidays from Enspire Learning

Learning Visions

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 Happy Holidays from Enspire Learning Brought to you by those creative cooks at Enspire Learning in Austin, Texas: How the Finch Stole E-Learning. Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:53 AM Labels: enspire learning 1 comments: Karl Kapp said.

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ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events

Kapp Notes

What a great opportunity to catch up with old friends, make new friends and to stay informed of all the happenings in the world of learning. Here is some information on The Settlers of Catan. I also caught up with my friends from Enspire Learning.

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ASTD DC Metro 2013 Presentation Resources:Gamification of Learning

Kapp Notes

Enspire Learning. This can be explained by the fact that it is easier for students to figuratively ‘compartmentalize’ the information from the avatar when it was delivered by two distinct sources.

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ASTD DC Metro 2013 Presentation Resources:Gamification of Learning

Kapp Notes

Enspire Learning. This can be explained by the fact that it is easier for students to figuratively ‘compartmentalize’ the information from the avatar when it was delivered by two distinct sources.

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Serious Play Conference

Kapp Notes

Jon Twing, PhD, EVP and Chief Measurement Officer, Assessment & Information Group, Pearson. Robert Bell , Multimedia Coursewriter, Enspire Learning. The Serious Play Conference, taking place August 23-25 at DigiPen Institute of Technology, has announced the International Serious Play Awards , a program to recognize and certify exemplary products for training or learning in the education, corporate, government/military, healthcare and consumer markets.

Resources from Training 2013 Conference and Expo #trg13

Kapp Notes

Enspire Learning. This can be explained by the fact that it is easier for students to figuratively ‘compartmentalize’ the information from the avatar when it was delivered by two distinct sources. In a meta-analysis of studies, the research indicated that trainees learned the same amount of information in simulation games whether the games were ranked high in entertainment value or low in entertainment value. The presentation was a great deal of fun.

Resources: Keynote Address to #SPBT Medical Device Summit

Kapp Notes

Enspire Learning. This can be explained by the fact that it is easier for students to figuratively ‘compartmentalize’ the information from the avatar when it was delivered by two distinct sources. In a meta-analysis of studies, the research indicated that trainees learned the same amount of information in simulation games whether the games were ranked high in entertainment value or low in entertainment value.

ASTD Mid NJ 2013 Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Enspire Learning. This can be explained by the fact that it is easier for students to figuratively ‘compartmentalize’ the information from the avatar when it was delivered by two distinct sources. In a meta-analysis of studies, the research indicated that trainees learned the same amount of information in simulation games whether the games were ranked high in entertainment value or low in entertainment value.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Better Learning Games

Learning Visions

Read on for notes from a webinar today, April 9, 2009: Building Better Learning Games: Leveraging Game Design and User Testing for Results Our hosts today: Enspire Learning (Ben Katz) Doorways to Dreams D2D -- financial entertainment.

Learning In Practice Awards 2012

CLO Magazine

million hours of formal and informal learning; 6.8 Excellence in Content: Gold: Enspire Learning. Cisco Systems partnered with Enspire Learning to create an e-learning course on organizational learning. Bronze: Enspire Learning. The ninth annual Chief Learning Officer Learning In Practice Awards recognized learning leaders, vendors and organizations that have made a substantive and measurable change in business, vision, strategic alignment or leadership.

Learning In Practice Award Winners Announced

CLO Magazine

Bronze Origin Learning Excellence in Community Service Award Gold Cornerstone OnDemand Silver Bellevue University Bronze University of Phoenix Excellence in Content Award Gold Enspire Studios Silver AchieveGlobal Bronze EBSCO Information Services Excellence in E-learning Award Gold Ivy Planning Group Silver Saba Software Bronze WeejeeLearning Excellence in Gaming and Simulations Award Gold Carney Inc. Silver Enspire Studios Bronze C Technologies Inc.

7 Tips for Better E-Learning Scenarios

Rapid eLearning

A scenario can put the course content into a context that is relevant to the learners because they can use the information in a real world setting. Many times it’s just a lot easier to build an information-based course than it is to build a scenario. Why do they need this information?

2013 Excellence in Content

CLO Magazine

GOLD: Enspire Studios. Dell partnered with Enspire Studios, the custom development unit of Austin, Texas-based Enspire Learning, to create an online learning experience that would satisfy this need. Enspire thought the combination of linear and non-linear course navigation gave learners the right amount of control. Enspire also included game mechanics throughout the course to help employees retain the material. BRONZE: EBSCO Information Services.

Learning In Practice Awards 2013

CLO Magazine

GOLD: Enspire Studios. Dell partnered with Enspire Studios, the custom development unit of Austin, Texas-based Enspire Learning, to create an online learning experience that would satisfy this need. ” SILVER: AchieveGlobal BRONZE: EBSCO Information Services. Defense Department, information security is serious business. Silver: Enspire Studios Bronze: C2 Technologies Inc.

Blog Book Tour-- First Update

Kapp Notes

The blog book tour is going well, great contributions on the tour "stops" Be sure to check out the stops below. Also, we've had Rupa from Writer's Gateway join the tour with her posting Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning-My Thoughts on Chapter 1. Check out all the stops below and add your own comments and insights. Join in the conversation! Week One Day One: 09/10/07 - A podcast interview with Brent Schlenker. Please stop by and have a listen.

Top Nine Posts of 2009

Learning Visions

Building Better Learning Games My live blogged notes from an April 2009 webinar with Enspire learning. Lots of great information here! Why not ten? I don’t know. Essential Reading for Instructional Design? This post from February 2008 is still at the top, lists and links to books and articles, including Dr. John Curry’s post How to Get an Instructional Design Education Without Paying Tuition. Getting Started in Instructional Design Another oldie, from 2007.

Blog Book Tour Begins

Kapp Notes

Today is the beginning of a 14 stop blog book tour. Below are the tour dates and "stop" locations. During the Blog Book tour, I will be not be posting on Kapp Notes , instead, I will be posting on the the blogs which are listed below. The tour will last three weeks and promises to be a lot of fun.

2013 Excellence in Gaming And Simulations

CLO Magazine

Defense Department, information security is serious business. To secure the sensitive and classified information contained in government systems, all employees and contractors are required to go through annual information assurance compliance training to ensure they know and can perform the agency’s security requirements. Silver: Enspire Studios Omaha, Neb.-based Gold: Carney Inc. At the U.S. So is gaming.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems

Learning Visions

Lots of widgets on the site View other users who are logged in and talk to them Watch videos of CEO, corporate commercials If logged in behind Sun Firewall, see Tag Cloud and more links to internal information.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

VERY engaging and it certainly salted the oats for the learners to really WANT to know the information. Does it share an organizational norm or information about the culture that would be of interest to people?

Blog Book Tour: Week One Recap

Kapp Notes

You can see the tour next week at the following locations: Week Two Day Six: 09/17/07 - Enspire Learning's Corporate Blog Day Seven: 09/18/07 -Mark Oehlert's e-clippings(Learning as Art) Day Eight: 09/19/07 - Mike Qaissaunee's Frequently Asked Q Day Nine: 09/20/07 - Jane Bozarath's Bozarathzone Day Ten: 09/21/07 - Brent Schlenker's Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development Then you can see the tour at these other locations the next week.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Top Posts in 2007

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, December 03, 2007 Top Posts in 2007 Snow is falling general over Massachusetts. Its the kind of day here in New England when you turn inward and take stock of the past year.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Central

Learning Visions

This site links you to the following information and resources: Job openings in instructional design College degrees in instructional design * Instructional design conferences History of instructional technology timeline Instructional design sites and communities Travis posted a link in a Zoho Forum, which I stumbled upon thanks to a Google Alert on instructional design. Id suggest including information on which degree programs offer a distance learning option.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Things That Light Up My Life

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, December 18, 2007 Things That Light Up My Life This is a geeky instructional designer moment. But here it is.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blog of the Week

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, December 10, 2007 Blog of the Week Ego boost alert for this Bean: Donald Taylor has cited Learning Visions as Blog of the Week 13. Im blushing. Thanks! Posted by Cammy Bean at 11:44 AM Labels: me 4comments: Christine Martell said. Cammy, You deserve it. I always appreciate your perspectives and willingness to put forward your ideas as they are forming. Glad I have company in noticing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Smell of Books

Learning Visions

John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid have written of the so-called “social life of information&# —the form in which you encounter a text can have a huge impact on how you use it. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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

Learning Visions

The group included Andy Snider ( Snider Associates ), Bjorn Billhardt ( Enspire Learning ), Pete LeDoux ( GeoLearning ), Doug Foster ( D Foster Associates ), Adam Girard (Bank of America) and myself. My guys just want the information. Informal. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Final ReCap of Blog Book Tour for Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Kapp Notes

If you are interested in learning more about the book, you can gather great information and insights from these posts to see if the book is right for you. During the Second Week on day six, Enspire Learning's Corporate Blog featured the book and a brief discussion of the material they contributed to the book. Well the Blog Book Tour is finally over and what a great experience. Here is a recap of all the stops.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a Gamer 3.0!

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, December 14, 2007 Im a Gamer 3.0! If youve been reading my blog for awhile, you know that Ive been really into the whole topics of gamers -- who is, who isnt, and should we even use that term? I had a poll a while back, Are You A Gamer? that sparked a good conversation.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, December 11, 2007 The Big Question This months big question from the Learning Circuits Blog: What did you learn about learning in 2007?

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Read on for notes from a webinar today, April 9, 2009: Building Better Learning Games: Leveraging Game Design and User Testing for Results Our hosts today: Enspire Learning (Ben Katz) Doorways to Dreams D2D -- financial entertainment. Informal Workplace Learning: paradigm changes - more - The E-Learning Curve , April 2, 2009 I'm looking at some influences which are contributing to the emergence of informal and non-formal learning in the workplace.