Remove Flash Remove IMS Remove Knowing Doing Gap Remove Program

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? Me: Im an instructional designer. Im sort of distracted by the naked boy who just ran by (not mine). How do you explain yourself?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Are You A Gamer?

Learning Visions

Cousin, I do consider myself to be a gamer and while my interests used to fall into the "Grand Theft Auto" category, over the past couple of years I have moved more to PC games and since I have limited time with two kids.online flash games (some with an educational tilt).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

And Im not implying that Im a Second Life naysayer. As you may know, Ive only been there once. Christopher Simpson also comments: As for doing business, holding meetings and such in SL, its really a matter of what works and what doesnt. But they do like to use it to visit new places or do group activities." Ive been exploring the use of Second Life for a client for whom Im developing an e-Learning strategy. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design and Market Sector Differences

Learning Visions

In the survey Ive been running, Instructional Designers: Do You Have an Advanced Degree? I primarily design self-paced eLearning programs. But even within the corporate market, I know the roles of the instructional designer vary widely. What kinds of programs do you design? Do you have a graduate degree in ID? What do you do? What do you design? Im guessing youre designing online distance learning courses.

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? He goes on to say that current ISD programs are more like history programs. Do you agree with Brent?

Survey 130

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

For interactivity, we originally used Flash, and now have HTML 5 as a more secure and reliable replacement. The ability to track learning, critical to a Learning Management System (which really is a Course Management System), requires knowing who has done what, and how well.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for Jane Hart

Learning Visions

Im not a techie -- far from it. Im an instructional designer with an emphasis on writing and schmoozing. Google Reader All the news I need to know about e-Learning in one place. Im #34 on the list. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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. API (Application Programming Interface). API provides an interface that allows developers to interact with programs and applications, including learning management systems. Flash.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Inspiration

Learning Visions

Monday, November 05, 2007 Instructional Design Inspiration As I mentioned last week , Im in the midst of designing my first custom eLearning course in quite awhile. Now that Ive been actually doing some writing, Im having to put it all to work. Here are some of specific ideas Ive taken from a few sources that (Im hoping) will help me design a kick-ass course: Chapter 2 of Gadgets, Games & Gizmos for Learning by Karl Kapp. Theres more, Im sure.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Tweetdeck Im officially hooked to Twitter and use Tweetdeck to organize and group those I follow. So easy to clip from articles online, jot down to do lists, and tag and organize it all. But Gcal helps me keep myself organized, and now that Ive discovered CalenGoo for the iPod Im all synched up. My iPod Touch I know that this is a piece of hardware, but it makes learning and recording information on the fly a breeze, at least when theres wireless around.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Tools

Learning Visions

I think Im somewhat of an anomaly in the field. 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. Maybe Im not an instructional designer at all. I think my dinosaur status as an instructional designer stems from the fact that Ive always worked for e-Learning vendors where the programming, graphics, and ID are distinct, separate job roles.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: E-Learning Project Reality: Guerrilla Instructional Design

Learning Visions

You never know. Instructional Design: When the Schedule Dictates What You Can Actually Do So how much time do you think we have here for real creative instructional design? Oh, except Im the developer and audio engineer too. Why do you think this is the case?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

Our tools still require the user to work in the Flash environment, but you really dont need to know Flash. The project management stuff from the session was really basic, but the main point I took away was embedded into the program about 40 minutes in.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Learning Visions

Do They? ) Im a linear reader in recovery and have been actively learning how to skim books and not feel guilty about it. Although Im not in active instructional design mode for any projects right now, I did jot a bunch of ideas. Im a Gen Xer and a Gamer 1.0er.

Games 130

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

My current business card says Im a "Manager of Instructional Design". I have learned everything I "know" about instructional design and teaching by doing. Got accepted to a Masters program for secondary ed, but deferred. I started my professional life in operations -- behind the scenes helping people do their jobs better. And now Im here -- "Manager of Instructional Design." But at this point, Im here to stay. I would not do it any other way.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Where do you even start? Those future trends include Spontaneous Learning Systems (SLS), Intelligent Mentoring Systems (IMS), and highly personalized learning services. We all know that trends don’t happen anew on January 1st. Frequently, this means doing more with less.

Expert 110

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

One oh-so-hopeful prediction: Instructional design programs will begin teaching instructional designers to write. There seems to be a mix between contract and full time positions, and Im not sure how to read into that. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Content & Version Control

Learning Visions

This is definitely a gap and I intend to start having this conversation going forward. After reading Janets post, I talked with our CTO about some ways that we could build a little bit of "version control" into our Flash Course Development Templates. If they dont do anything, find out why. At my company, we use SVN for version control (at a basic level I know that its a tool that allows you to check files in and out and keeps track of versions, etc.).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Who Gets to Be Called an Instructional Designer?

Learning Visions

When do you cross the line and enter the hallowed world of Instructional Design? Do I claim the title of Instructional Designer? Whether these people are really sure of what they are doing, is a big question mark. In my opinion, the one who knows instructional designing reasonably well can be called an Instructional Designer. I am working towards a degree in ID now, and heck, its easy since I had been doing much of it for over 8 years in the classroom.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Clark Quinn : Has been doing this for 30 years. And if you havent completed the survey, you can do it right now. Adoption within organization: 33% say they have no plans to do m-learning in their organization (international said 24%, u.s. Business Drivers -- Why Do This?

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] December 5-6, 2011 Academic Medical and Health Science Centers : Integrated Plans for Integrated Programs, 5 th annual, San Diego, California, USA. link] January 30-February 3, 2012 EDUCAUSE Management Program , Miami, Florida, USA. Clayton R.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

link] January23-25, 2012 Digital Book World Conference and Expo: When Change Is the Only Constant, It’s Time to Get withthe Program, New York City, New York, USA. link] February27-28, 2012 FITC Design and Technology Conference (focuses on Flash, graphic and digital design), Amsterdam, the Netherlands. link] or [link] March 2-4, 2012 National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP): Leading the Way, 10 th annual, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,USA.