Doing and knowing

Learning with 'e's

This is a follow on post from my recent Knowing and Doing blog post. Tara Brabazon , for example, has written entire volumes (see for example Digital Hemlock, or the University of Google) on what she perceives as the dangers of digital technology and its role in ''dumbing down'' learning; toxic educational practices; and that the ease of use of Google for example, causes superficial learning. 2010) The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains.

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. Our members are state-licensed doctors with board certifications they must maintain. For example, our Contemporary Issues in Community Association Management series explores hot topics, and its focus changes every year. However, because our portfolio has grown organically, we know there are gaps. What are their peers doing? However, we do charge for select premium activities.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

Minding the gap

Learning with 'e's

It's a great example taken from a large array of thought provoking graffiti art that appeared on the walls of the BETT Arena during the show. The slogan 'Mind the gap between educational technology and technology in education' can be translated as: technology should be used with pedagogical purpose and should never be used just for the sake of it. They should ask the question: what can this idea/technology add to my students' learning that I can't do right now?

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

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? Thats a great description, but it still doesnt help me tell the woman on the playground what it is that I do. How do you explain yourself? United States License.

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

And if you don’t yet offer CEUs, what should you know before you take the plunge? People often seek continuing education to earn or maintain a professional license. On the other hand, those seeking professional licenses expect to pay for continuing education. Ultimately, professionals are responsible for maintaining their own license or certification. Why do CE content providers have such a hard time finding an appropriate LMS out of the box?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Stress

Learning Visions

If youve read my current job description , you know that I do a lot of other things for this small company. Ive spent a lot of time in the past year thinking about ID, connecting with other training and eLearning professionals, reading books, learning about better ways of doing eLearning. And now Ive actually got to do some better eLearning myself. I was delighted to see Cathy Moores post with examples of good eLearning -- much needed inspiration.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8

Learning Visions

But I do think some good is coming out of it. Michele Martin is doing a fabulous job of keeping this little sub-group connected. I have a bit of catching up to do. Ive been doing this off and on throughout the day and find it tedious. I have been known to do that in the past in order to fix egregious spelling and grammar errors. Ive sort of done that already today, but I think Ill do it again. Ive got too much of my real work to do to be that organized.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. There are generally many ah-ha moments as people understand the why of the rationale folks do things so differently from the way they do. A great example: I will not learn as well if you give me page after page of text with zillions of details. United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios

Learning Visions

Friday, October 30, 2009 Finding Good Photos for Your eLearning Scenarios Do you struggle with finding good stock photos to use in your eLearning scenarios? So then do you go do a custom photo shoot? Yes, it’s so easy, even I can do it!) Check out the eLearning Art website and view this one minute youtube video to see an example. (I Let me know what you think. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

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

Learning Visions

Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? Weve taken this up before and many of us IDs know the strategies for using audio most effectively by now. We know to avoid narrating text word for word, for instance. You do know that, right?) Do Americans just like to talk way too much? Do I hear India? and what can we do now that we have digital voices that we couldnt do so well before?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Strategies?

Learning Visions

What instructional strategies do you use to make your content more memorable and engaging? Do you ever develop a mnemonic for a custom course? I dont know if Ive ever done that. How could you do that in an e-learning experience? How do you get your learners to get snap happy? For example, when I design a course that is trying to teach a far-transfer skill such as a 4-step sales process, I might show the process as a series of simple illustrations or icons.

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

Learning Visions

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. This past year we started doing more video interviews with SMEs using Flip cameras over the XL1. For example I like Tom Kulhmann's demos because the audio is very natural and demonstrated expertise :) 12:01 AM Sumeet Moghe said.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with Degrees: Survey Update

Learning Visions

Thursday, January 03, 2008 Instructional Designers with Degrees: Survey Update Over 50 instructional designers have now responded to the survey: Do You Have a Degree in ID? If you do have an advanced degree in instructional design, what difference has it made to you? Do you agree with Brent? Do you know more? Do you make more money? My graduate program had ONE class that formed my thinking and understanding of actually DOING an eLearning project.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

A basic premise of the book is that gamers are on their way into the workplace and will be changing how we do business. I think there may be a difference in whether girls identify themselves as gamers or not, even if they do play games. I would expect that we will find people who dont actively participate in social media to hit a ceiling before non-gamers do though. There was the article a few months back about retirees playing with the Wii -- bowling leagues, for example.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

However, although students have been scrambling to get their degrees, employers are experiencing an unprecedented gap between the skills they need and the skills their employees have. senior executives reported a workforce skills gap. The major areas of weakness were soft skills, technical skills, leadership, and computer skills, and these gaps are negatively impacting U.S. But with the widening skills gap, more companies are embracing alternative training models.

Perspective Matters

Tom Spiglanin

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Only through scientific observation and analysis do we know otherwise. While different training departments serve a variety of customers, they all share common attributes: they have a population of workers who use their products and services, a smaller population of managers who look to training to address performance and knowledge gaps, and sponsors who fund the training departments. International License.

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. To sample our webinars, try three of this year’s most popular sessions: #3 How to Spark High-Impact Skills Development. But what do innovative technologies mean for continuing education providers operating in the real world? 1 Bridging the Learning Analytics Gap. How can you bridge this critical gap?

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Open Source LMS: The Free LMS that isn’t Free!

Paradiso

We don’t want to scare you (we know you already are by now!) Let’s look at the set up and recurring costs (for example) total user-base of 3,000 users in a year with basic level of customization required. The good news: You don’t have to pay the licensing fee. You could hire an experienced freelancer, he might do it a little cheaper. You might need a design agency or at least a designer and a developer to do this for you. You might try doing this in house.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Above image is a very simplified example spreadsheet for your analysis. At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Now it is time to find the answer to those gaps so you have a full understanding of how each of the potential solutions will match your needs. Identify the gaps in each of the systems and assess them against your requirements. Licensing costs for additional systems acquired related to the project.

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eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences. Manual data entry stifles the true potential of this model, however, When it comes to identifying knowledge gaps or potential performance improvement recommendations, automation is the stepping stone to broader application. Seat license models even change without a captive audience.

Free L&D webinars for October 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Brussels sprouts before roasting ” by John Sullivan is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. PT: Six Simple Elearning Success Strategies As instructional designers, we know the difference between presenting information and providing learning experiences. Nevins, D.O.,

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Free L&D webinars for December 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Ladybug, lucky charm, deco, New Year’s Eve ” by annca is licensed by Pixabay. While you can perform these tricks inside of Photoshop, it’s actually faster and easier to do inside of PowerPoint. Real world examples. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Leaves, tree, red ” by Peng Sun is licensed by Pixabay. This is always a great time of year to stay inside, and we’ve had plenty of encouragement this year to do just that. What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development.

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How to Make Online Learning Easy for First-Time eLearners

CourseArc

To help bridge these gaps — especially for older learners — you should balance the delivery of your material across multiple media types. For example, don’t list vital information ONLY in a video; make sure that information is also searchable in a text format. Do not dive directly into core learning modules, or you may scare off your least-experienced eLearners. YouTube caption example by Jil Wright via Flickr’s Creative Commons License.

Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Do your customers focus exclusively on employee training? Use this opportunity to fill gaps in your solution, so you’ll be prepared to pursue this high-growth market successfully. • Leave Your Trade Show Marketing Mindset Behind. Here’s just one example directly from the COVID-19 front lines. What can your organization do navigate this crisis effectively? Do you know why? Or do you need to address some hands-on portions? Who knows?

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. For example, early-stage professionals often want to develop knowledge and skills through certification programs. Associations are equipped to bridge this skills gap, but they’re somewhat late to the game. Here are some notable examples: • LEVERAGE LIVE EVENTS. For example, if your organization is just starting to offer member education, you may need to bootstrap your launch and early growth. Licensing structure.

10 Questions to Consider When Selecting A Custom eLearning Content Provider

Obsidian Learning

For example, an instructor-led course may be supported by an introductory learning video or an advanced online program for those learners needing more information. How do you typically engage subject matter experts (SMEs)? Once development starts, gaps are often identified. What authoring tool do you use? How do we know that whatever you create will work in our infrastructure? Photo by Mike Enerio on Unsplash.

Why effective training simulations matter more than ever

Limestone Learning

“ Agriculture, caucasian, people, grain ” by Sasin Tipchai is licensed by Pixabay. An effective workplace simulation can provide an adaptive experience for learners, bridge the gap between theory and practical behaviour (“ learning by doing ”), allow for real-time feedback, and increase learners’ confidence in their performance. For example, a surgical simulation may not fully represent the realities in an actual operating room.

6 Steps To Forming Teams For eLearning

TalentLMS

Because of the lack of in-person contact, team members do not have enough time to get to know each other. Let’s looks at the 6 steps in successful team formation: To become a team, a group of eLearners must: 1) Get to know each other well enough to understand their strengths and weaknesses. Explicitly reveal the expertise of each individual: their credentials like degrees, certificates and licenses. Do they need a new member with the needed knowledge?

Things You Must Consider Before Selecting an eLearning Company

Hurix Digital

Studying past training outcomes can help in identifying and bridging the gaps in skills or knowledge and make learning more relevant. Your needs analysis should help you address the following questions: What problems, challenges or skill/knowledge gaps does your eLearning seek to overcome? What outcomes do you expect from eLearning? For example, writing a course in a foreign language to teach the language to a group of beginners may not be the best way to teach.

How To Start an Online School in 5 Simple Steps

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Now that you know what an LMS means, let’s quickly understand how an LMS will benefit your school. This data will help your Instructors to identify the gaps and hence, improve the learning experience for your students. Docebo LMS is a popular example of a Cloud based LMS.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close. I see demos, do my own exploration and speak to clients. I’ve found that LMS value varies, based on a vendor’s experience, services, regional focus, industries served, functional capabilities, technical sturdiness, licensing approach, ongoing support and more. Is the LMS finally closing the gap between what it promises and what it delivers? .

When or When Not to Use Open Source LMS?

G-Cube

For example, we use Microsoft platform for Wizdom Web, but use Linux based servers for our network management. If I am getting the open source system customized, will it still be able to support enhancements that will be made to the system in future (remember with open source systems the development community would not know how you have customized your system, and hence won’t make future enhancements that may fit the customized LMS)? You love Microsoft!

PODCAST 130: Turning Junior-level Talent into Top Sales Professionals with Eddie Baez

Sales Hacker

We have events and do all kinds of different, interesting things. He’s an account executive on one hand, closing deals and building pipelines and doing all of the things that we talk about all the time. Tell us about IBISWorld and what you do there. What are you doing?

How to Offer CPE & Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

While they are sometimes used for similar educational programs, CPE refers to professional education for professionals who are required to keep up with current knowledge in their fields and re-certify their licenses; while CPD refers to changing professional standards, knowledge and increasing one’s professional capabilities. CPE/CPD credits can be used for renewing a professional license or achieving a new professional certification and count towards promotions in certain organisations.

How to Offer CPE Credits & Compliance Training Online (2020 Guide)

learnWorlds

Professionals all across the globe are constantly trying to keep up with an ever-expanding skill set required to be able to do their job effectively. Within a corporate setting, apart from having a specific set of skills to do the job, employees need to adhere to certain internal standards and policies of an organization or government, hence additional Compliance Training is required. Example of an Accountancy Accreditation. An example of a certificate.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

For example, they can be defense companies involved with building jets, rockets or military equipment. How did you do that? The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps. But our reputation is on the line, so won’t do it unless it’s right. How do you manage that content quality aspect? For example, we use Storyline to create courses in SCORM format for our learning management system.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Smartphone, park bench, Pokemon ” by MonikaP is licensed by Pixabay. Organizations are rapidly exploring new ways to get these frontline employees the support they need to do their best work, but traditional training isn’t an option. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Lead Elearning Evangelist at Adobe Digital Learning Solutions, to take a look at different examples of click-based interactions and build some of them from scratch. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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How To Build A Platform Like VIPKID / SAYABC In 2020

Pinlearn

This causes significant performance gaps between China’s urban and rural Youth. The entire lesson plan will be provided by the platform prior so that teachers can do a little pre-class preparation. . Teachers need a Bachelor’s degree and a teaching license. If you do not have a teaching license, you most likely will have to complete a TESOL program (VIPKID offers it for free). How Do Affiliate And Referral Programs In VIPKID Work?