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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

But Im not sure I can get people to hold their answers back. Sorry Tony, but Im going to jump into the conversation now. Dont worry though; Im sure Ill still have more to say if you do this for the Big Question for February. Im gonna go strap some pillows around my head now.

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10 Tips for Successful Webinars

360 Training

Do a system check prior to the event. Make sure your computer, webinar software, and network connections are up-to-date and working well together. Prior to the event, work with a friend or colleague and try out equipment to see which of your options sounds best, from a land line telephone to computer software with voice over IP (VoIP). Turn off email, IM, and social alerts.

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Collaboration Tools

Tony Karrer

As I mentioned in Real-Time Collaborative Editing , I had a fantastic experience participating in group editing of a Mind Map of collaborative tools during a session at Learn Trends. You can see the result below. But it was interesting to see the results exported which I've embedded below.

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Everyone loves free, especially with software. Free software should be in a class by itself, because it often rumbles into three areas: 100% free with no watermarks, limited features/capabilities. Features include social with profiles, inbox, e-mail notification, file storage aka file repository, SCORM, course authoring tool, supports IMS, QTI, assessment tool, announcements, backup manager, blogs, polls, analytics and I could go on. . #4

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

eFront

How To Design Custom PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning (Plus 8 Free Templates) DigiTale s by Bernajean Porter Storyboard Templates and Resources by MinuteBio Really Fast Storyboarding for E-Learning Projects by Dr. Thomas Welsh ( MSWORD document containing storyboard ) Open Source Software for Storyboarding Celtx is an open source software that you can download and use it for free.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

You have many important decisions that need to be made ranging from issues related to the use of technology to required facilities to instructional design to software development and media production. IT professionals including network engineers, software developers, database engineers and technical support staff. Phase 4: Software Development. Environmental (hardware, software, bandwidth, etc.) Durable –upwardly compatible with new versions of system software.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

Im not sure I buy how much real impact any of this will have on bottom line measures. Out of both of these comments - Im coming to realize that we have to shift our mindset about measurement. Im not trying to be flip. Im pretty sure the exec team didnt need any more "proof" of value than that one sentence. He is a frequent speaker at industry and academic events. eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Messy Learning OK. Messy Training Not OK.

Learning Visions

Things go wrong (software fails, power goes out). (A But Im learning. Im just back from two this week, and presented yesterday at USQs Pedagogies and Learning Conference in Brisbane. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

As Michael Allen says in Michael Allens Guide to e-Learning : "Learners think, Im supposed to do my best to learn whatever is here, so I might as well spend all my time learning it rather than reading about learning it." (p.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: ADDIE: Its a Process

Learning Visions

Friday, June 15, 2007 ADDIE: Its a Process This is probably an argument made in any Instructional Design 101 class; I dont think Im saying anything new here. You could apply the ADDIE model to software development, right? I consider Gagnes Nine Events of Instruction a model. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Is Attention Important in Learning?

The Learning Circuits

A recent CNET article noted that the typical office worker is interrupted every three minutes by an e-mail, IM, phone call, etc. Other organizations, like Veritas Software have implemented "no e-mail Fridays." IBM also is looking at solutions to manage scheduling for the next version of Lotus Workplace, part of IBM's collection of software that rivals Office. That is to augment a person's ability to "attend" to content and events.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. The suggestion by one audience member about requiring blogging (or similar forms) of sharing prior to a formal learning event was great.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date. 11, 2010, information for the 2011 versions of the 2010 events below was not available.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

This year, he has cut down the list slightly to cover "selected events." As always, please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. Clayton R.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

The latter is slowly gaining speed, which is an advantage to LMS vendors who have a CAT in their own product – which is SCORM,PENS/IMS compliant. There is a reason Dragon software is hot. E-Learning 24/7 (please note: due to TK12, there will be no blog next week – however I will be tweeting live from the event and posting frequently in the E-Learning 24/7 Linkedin group. The data is in, the results are interesting and the competition is growing.

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

Learning Visions

Im cammybean on deli.ci.ous -- try adding me to your network and make a for: cammybean list. So I solicited some advice from the noble Clive Shepherd , who I had the pleasure to meet at the e-Learning Guild event in April here in Boston.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

It covers events from four continents. Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011. Clayton R.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Often paired with an LMS, this software is used to develop content for online learning and training programs. An eLearning content authoring tool is a software package which content developers use to create and package eLearning course content using SCORM or xAPI standards.

eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, check the specific conference website. Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date. link] conferences_events/presidents/ 2009.asp. link] conferences_events/presidents/ 2009.asp January 4-7, 2009 Hawaii International Conference on Education , 7 th annual, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. event=42 March 23-25, 2009 EDUCAUSE Midwest Regional Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. Only listings until June 30, 2012 are complete as dates, locations, or Internet addresses (URLs) were not available for a number of events held after this date. => Note also that some events will be cancelled at a later date, such as those in Tunisia and Egypt in early 2011.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] January 29-30, 2010 Educa : Inspiration and Ideas from the Education Sector’s Professional Event, Helsinki Fair Centre, Helsinki, Finland. The event may not be held in 2010. Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences.