Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. One real problem is corporate fear of social networking tools. Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

's How to Save Time & Money Building Your Next E-Learning Course - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

The Rapid Elearning Blog. Here’s How to Save Time & Money Building Your Next E-Learning Course. Unless you work for the Count of Monte Cristo, you most likely have limited resources to build your e-learning courses. Here are three techniques I’ve used that will make your e-learning development go faster and cost less. Don’t Create An E-Learning Course. Use Kuhlmann’s E-Learning Hierarchy.

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How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve. Learning and development professionals should remember the Weak Ties theory when designing social learning systems.

eLearning Cyclops: A Priest, A Rabbi and an Instructional Designer.

eLearning Cyclops

eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Free eLearning. The Learning Circuits Big Question is how do we address the "I want it now" demand from stakeholders. Of course stakeholders come to training departments all the time demanding training and we need to look at the problem first as Jay Cross was quick to point out. It is important to note that I am writing from the perspective of an e-learning designer in a corporate training department.

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

It’s nothing new —just another step in the continual evolution we’ve seen since the early 1990s, when authoring tools were first introduced to help eLearning professionals create and deliver learning. Over the years, these tools have had to balance ease-of-use with the ability to create a robust learning experience. Using Authorware , learning professionals could create learning programs with hyper-simplistic designs, primarily through dragging and dropping icons.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. They see through the hype and understand the potential as well as the limitations of these worlds for learning. I went to a church and learned how to kneel.

Rx for SMEs

Dashe & Thomson

Use the functional designs, to-be process diagrams, and test scripts to take a stab at learning objectives, an outline, and draft content before you meet with your SMEs. Start a page for each learning topic and add draft learning objectives and content.

Rx for SMEs | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Use the functional designs, to-be process diagrams, and test scripts to take a stab at learning objectives, an outline, and draft content before you meet with your SMEs. Start a page for each learning topic and add draft learning objectives and content.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Anatomy of a PLE - Learning with e’s , July 11, 2010.

Product Review: MyUdutu, Udutu Teach, Udutu Learn

eLearning 24-7

Company : Udutu Price : Free for MyUdutu, Udutu Learn, Udutu Teach. MyUdutu is the authoring tool that is free, with typical rapid e-learning authoring components but with a unique twist – after completing the course you can either publish live, publish to your LMS – zipped file via a SCORM wrapper or publish to Facebook. You heard right, Facebook. Considering it exists within the social network of Facebook, it shows the possibilities.

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Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

It’s clear that getting a solid and rapid ROI on software projects has more to do with people and change than it does with technology. The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology.

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Brainstorming for eLearning: Rules of Brainstorming

Integrated Learnings

We know that some of the most effective training follows a problem-centered approach , engages learners , is abundant with practice and coaching, and simulates the work environment as closely as possible. If it were easy, we wouldn’t have so much eLearning with the page-turner design. Or perhaps you’re trying to apply a problem-centered design to a lesson that’s currently a bullet point-driven lecture. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed.

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Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

I’ve often wondered what all this right-brained thinking means for the learning industry. To start answering these questions, we have to acknowledge that formal learning, as we know it today, will not be effective in the future. Workers have to solve problems on the fly.

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Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Military.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S. Navy’s new plan to crowd-source the Somali piracy problem may be even more revolutionary.

A New Year’s Resolution: Remove the Fluff from eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Think about the elements you included in your last eLearning project. If you had to offer business justification for each slide and activity in your eLearning lesson to your client, could you consistently make a compelling case? Word searches, crossword puzzles, hang man – I see these games in eLearning from time to time. A lesson might begin with a situation or problem that occurs on the job. Are there other elements of eLearning that you view as “fluff?”

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles. Oddly enough, however, it’s a rare day when you hear people say “I learn so much better when my brain is trying to do two things at once.”

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The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives.

Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning? Only recently has the training industry begun to tap into this realm of informal, social learning.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 70% of workplace knowledge is learned informally (a statistic that is frequently referenced in the learning industry). While I haven’t seen more recent data, my experience is that the informal learning trend holds true today.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I like to imagine performance support as an Exobrain … (and, of course, that I am one of the smart people in learning … guess I will have to ask Simon about that.) Im a problem-solver and thoroughly enjoy helping clients succeed and look good.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

A = Analysis (analyze the problem/opportunity and its causes). eLearning and an Aging Workforce looks at a specific angle of audience analysis. Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Nine Events of Instruction and Anatomy of an eLearning Lesson: Merrill’s First Principles each describe models that guide eLearning lesson design from start to finish. A Formula for Storytelling in eLearning Rapid Development the Agile Way. By Shelley A. Gable.

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Organizational Change Management Cited – Again – as Key.

Dashe & Thomson

To avoid this problem, companies must build significant financial and human resources into ERP project plans for communications, training, and other organizational change management activities.

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Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

The eLearning Guild is celebrating it’s 10th year, and is using the opportunity to reflect on what learning will look like 10 years from now. While I couldn’t participate in the twitter chat they held, I optimistically weighed in: “learning in 2024 will look like individualized personal mentoring via augmented reality, AI, and the network” However, I thought I would elaborate in line with a series of followup posts leveraging the #lrn2024 hashtag.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010 Premise : Learning communities or networks thrive because its members possess certain skills and capabilities. The road ahead : I am presently developing detailed role descriptions, community guidelines, role assessment tools, and the identification of appropriate learning products and offerings. Can You Learn from a Recording? Facebook Press Room.

Free e-Learning books

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> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. Dunlap Learning 2.0 e-Learning Practices - Editor: Prof.

6 Techniques that Stimulate Recall in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Why stimulate prior knowledge toward the beginning of an eLearning lesson? It helps learners retain newly learned information by building on existing knowledge. It can serve as a brief review of recently learned information that the subsequent content is intended to build upon. So what can we do to stimulate recall of prior knowledge in an eLearning lesson? --1-- 4-- Prompt learners to start solving a problem, applying existing knowledge. By Shelley A. Gable.

Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background? How critical technology is in helping us put the human at the center of the learning process.

Cues that You Need an Image Instead of Text

Integrated Learnings

We know that meaningful images provide a memorable and efficient way to learn information. Yet, in the tradition of building bulleted lists in PowerPoint, text dominates many eLearning courses. If I've written out a step-by-step process in an eLearning course, I try to replace it with a diagram. While there are many ways to include a story in eLearning , a slide full of text is probably the dullest option. Integrated Learning Services, Inc. By Shelley A. Gable.

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Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. Weber also points out how effectively additional techniques demonstrated in the movie – like music, movement, and humor – open the mind to learning.

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The Great Survey Completion Rate Dilemma Solved (Maybe) | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

But the problem that this survey fails to address is that the data set is already self-selected. It doesn’t take into account the number of people who just deleted the survey from their inbox without ever even starting, and that has always been the real problem.

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The Great Survey Completion Rate Dilemma Solved (Maybe)

Dashe & Thomson

But the problem that this survey fails to address is that the data set is already self-selected. It doesn’t take into account the number of people who just deleted the survey from their inbox without ever even starting, and that has always been the real problem.

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The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? | Social.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Impact of Social Learning: Will You Be The First? But what does that have to do with social learning? Social learning no longer has to take place in person.

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Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

This YouTube-based learning environment was founded in 2004 by former Boston hedge-fund manager Salman Khan, and today contains more than 2,200 lectures on more than 100 topics (mostly math related). And what used to be homework [solving problems] is now done in the classroom.”

Engage Your Learners By Mimicking the Real World

Rapid eLearning

People already use their computers for things like checking email, surfing the web, and sharing the latest news on Facebook. I see a lot of elearning courses and I’d say that most of them are linear and almost exclusively focused on sharing information.

The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets.

Dashe & Thomson

Rather, it has to be learned through experience. Now, experiential learning is great. I think it is safe to say that anyone who has touched a hot stove (no matter how many times your Mom said not to) learned after only one experience not to do it again.