Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe As you may know, I struggle with describing what I do. My personal elevator speech when people ask me what I do for a living. "I teach people to do stuff using technology."

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

Friday, November 02, 2007 Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID? If youre working as an instructional designer, do you have an advanced degree? What do you think counts more? Clive says, "I must confess I dont really care how someone has acquired their knowledge of the subject, but I do care whether they are constantly striving to do a better job." Besides, he told me, I didnt have a degree in ID, so obviously I didnt know anything.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Name That Tool

Learning Visions

Friday, May 01, 2009 Name That Tool I just got a FaceBook query from someone and I thought you all could help: Im looking for a tool you might have come across, but I dont even know what product/programming group it belongs to. Id want to be able to do a couple things with the data before giving the user feedback. Im sure I could do a better job describing this, so let me know if Ive been clear. But thats not really my expertise. United States License.

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.

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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?

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. Go out and get your SME to say it like it is into a microphone and share their expertise. This past year we started doing more video interviews with SMEs using Flip cameras over the XL1. Lose sight of those things and everything you do is poo.

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

Talented Learning

Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Associations are equipped to bridge this skills gap, but they’re somewhat late to the game. Subject matter expertise. Some systems offer a licensing structure that lets you start small at a very reasonable cost.

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. Seat license models even change without a captive audience.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

That’s why we just launched DE Academy , a learning portal that provides digital access to our expertise, on-demand. How did you do that? The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps.

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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. In a way, accreditation becomes a career enhancement tool that offers your students the right equipment to do great in their professional lives.

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. Explicitly reveal the expertise of each individual: their credentials like degrees, certificates and licenses. Do they need a new member with the needed knowledge?

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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. Is the LMS finally closing the gap between what it promises and what it delivers? . Do you see signs of this now?

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.

Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

I know, because I’ve been on both sides of the evaluation table. You know your product is a contender and you deserve a shot at closing the deal. 2) Do you insist on client discovery sessions? Factors like industry expertise, professionalism and culture fit also matter.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

This includes areas of her expertise from the effectiveness of MOOCs in corporate learning to informal learning, collaboration, community management and organizational culture. I do think that for any organization to progress and learn, a transformation of culture is essential.

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Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: How do you define learning analytics? What challenges do you see with learning analytics? Because of our license flexibility, they’re not restricted. There are multiple related questions: Where do we put all this data?

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 Find Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

A good template can fill in the gaps for the novice elearning developer. At some point your expertise should kick in and override your reliance on templates. In that case, it’s good to know what to look for and where to find templates that you can use.

Who will survive?

Learning with e's

Do you want to know how to make Baked Alaska ? Need to know how to build a computer ? Fortunately, new models of education are now emerging, many of which avoid content and instruction, and instead focus on expertise, tutoring, mentoring, guidance and specialism.

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

Learning Visions

Can do an awful lot with PPT. Use scenarios – apply what you know to make a decision.Ask the learner to take info that’s not clearcut and apply it using a question (in PPT – picture of a farmer and 3 images of “experts&# to ask for advice. Whose advice do you follow?) Decide who wins the case When you see something you like, try to do it in PowerPoint. Taking information and applying it to a real problem How do we keep from overloading learners?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Free Articulate & Moodle Seminars in Boston and Chicago

Learning Visions

Ill let you know when we head to SoCal. If possible, as you gain expertise, would you mind updating your blog with more information? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s jam-packed full of helpful terms, bookmark it so that you are always in the know. Usually, the completion of a certain number of units allows individuals to remain licensed in their profession. HTML5 technology provides many tools to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

" Mushroom and fern " by Manuel Barroso Parejo is licensed by Unsplash. Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. Why and What Should You Do?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

Are "instructional designers" of the experienced/trained in ID sort, providing more consulting expertise to the lower-tier of instructional designers (a.k.a. Tom Kuhlman is certainly providing this expertise to the Articulate user community and beyond with his Rapid E-Learning Blog.

How to Design Programs Around Outcomes, Unlock Flipped Classrooms, and More with Course Launcher Ellen Martin

LifterLMS

It is rare to find someone who can do all five of the jobs above. So, I started looking at it a little closer, and I think about my own experience with taking courses, and as an adult learner, we have different ways of approaching how we do courses and all that kind of thing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum

Learning Visions

Different tools; different projects; different expertise. But one could argue that some SMEs may and do have a natural flair for the art of instructional design ( Rupas post on ID as art ; Donald Clarks post ). Is what I do as an ID the equivalent of what you do?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Wheres Your Center? Whos Your Master?

Learning Visions

What strategies do you use to ensure a project stays learner centric vs. sponsor centric? How do you ensure your consulting expertise gets communicated in a development project? I think this helps reconcile learner goals ("What am I supposed to do, and how am I supposed to do it?")

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

And once you’ve defined it, how do you cultivate a strong, positive culture? Today's participants know their time is valuable and resources are plenty. How do we manage this new set of expectations? The big question is—how do learning practitioners connect learning to the people?

Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Egg, socket, full ” by Jerzy Górecki is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Avoid Buyer’s Remorse: A Guide to Procuring Learning Technology (Free for ATD members) Why do so many learning technology projects fail to deliver sustained value to their organization? There’s power in devoting time to internally solving the skills gap. Examples of what facilitators can do before, during and after learning events.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Tools

Learning Visions

I dont do any programming. I dont do any graphic design. If you want to know what I do on a daily basis, read my job description. I have my expertise, you have yours. Course developers (who may or may not be instructional designers) use Flash to create courses, but they dont need to know how to use Flash at all. Let us know what you decide to do and how the journey goes. I have no formal IT training but have learned alot by doing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Metaphors of Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Hey, Ive got small kids and I know my audience. I dont have cable, so I dont know from Rachel Ray). Generally, I know what works. I know how to carmelize a mean onion and have a good sense of my herb cabinet. Do you know whos going to be eating this particular meal?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

I come from an old-school approach: I sort of understand the technology, but I leave the graphics and programming expertise to others. I was expecting more of a vision of the future; more on what instructional designers need to do to stay relevant in todays changing world. Who knows?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning from Observation

Learning Visions

Not surprisingly, a lot more activity was seen if test subjects were watching to learn (anticipating that they were to do the task later) vs. watching only. The very active area here was the cerebellum, which apparently has a big role in "motor learning and expertise". It goes to show, weve got to make sure that were putting the right content into our courses -- so that the learner knows that he or she is actually going to be using this information later.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

If all we do is write training material, then perhaps yes. The ID survey on this blog now has over 200 responses: 62% do not have advanced degrees. How much of the pedagogy used by IDs is less to do with learning and more to do with design? What do you mean by value?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Theory vs. Application in Instructional Design: One Academics View

Learning Visions

John asks, "So does it matter if Cammy knows (and I have no idea if she does) what the Dick/Carey , Smith/Ragan, or Morrison/Ross/Kemp models are? Does she need to know those?" Do you think it matters? I had never seen such an excited group of people as the day I introduced ADDIE to the Project Management group and related that process to how they do business. Do I use ADDIE? Do I need my MS in Instructional Technology to practice? United States License.

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