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?

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?

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 1 (A-L)

LearnUpon

Here are the eLearning terms you really need to know, from A-L. API (Application Program Interface) : Provides an interface that allows developers to interact with programs and applications, including learning management systems.

What You Need to Know About Delivering SCORM on Mobile

CommLab India

A common question I see doing the rounds is whether the reporting is affected when SCORM courses are viewed on a mobile device. This means that you must ensure that mobile learning is an important part of your training program.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

The SCORM package itself is a zip file that contains all of the media contents a course is made from, including things like SCOs, HTML and Flash files. Objectives: Course or learning objectives define the knowledge or skills learners are expected to gain from a training program.

Know All about The Players in the E-learning Outsourcing Process

CommLab India

Working together becomes smooth when both parties know their individual roles and responsibilities better. Once they clearly know what they are supposed to do and expect from each other, the process becomes streamlined. Do share your views.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: InVision Learning: Seeking an Instructional Designer

Learning Visions

Our company specializes in Custom Courses, Flash Templates, and Learning Portals. If you, or someone you know, is an experienced instructional designer looking for work in the greater Boston area, please let me know! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Mobile Learning Moves the Evolution of Authoring Tools

Association eLearning

In the early 1990s, the industry was largely dominated by PC-based applications that required programming to “author” computer-based training (CBT). While powerful for their time, these tools were not easy to use, requiring complex programming skills. Using Authorware , learning professionals could create learning programs with hyper-simplistic designs, primarily through dragging and dropping icons.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

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." But perhaps we can do some of the key things (e.g., create a virtual recreation of their museum) theyd like to do using other tools like Flash. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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?

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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? They’ve also got cartoon assets and some animated flash characters. Yes, it’s so easy, even I can do it!) Let me know what you think. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The 60-Minute Masters

Learning Visions

I urge you to do the same. Do you know if this was all built in Articulate or is there added Flash integration? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Community of Practice and the TorranceLearning Download

The Performance Improvement Blog

This is a term coined by Etienne Wenger to describe “…groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.” One type of Download discussion is called “Flash Project”.

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).

What is Design Thinking and Why Should You Care?

Pract.us

I’ve seen a lot of people writing lately about the need for design thinking in employee learning and development programs. Going through what customers do to experience what they do. The design principles also acknowledge that innovation doesn’t happen in one brilliant flash.

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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? Do you have a graduate degree in ID? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

What do Bobby Flay and Bob Ross have in common? Flash vs. HTML5: You can publish to Flash, HTML5, or both (and prioritize either over the other). Does your company want to decrease Flash use and focus on future browsers with HTML5?

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

At that point in the conversation, I flashed back to a single anonymous comment made in response to a presentation I delivered at a conference a few years ago about a formal/social learning experiment I’d run: “I thought you were going to present a whole system of social learning.”

4 Key Benefits of Custom eLearning Solutions

Obsidian Learning

I like that flash of red to show when the sleeves are rolled up. So what does my laundry have to do with custom eLearning? The decision comes down to: What do I REALLY want? What do I want to achieve? And we are back at the big question: What do you really want?

7 Tips to Eliminating Gender Bias in the Workplace

Chronus

But there are things organizations can do to help combat the problem. Make sure your organization knows what gender bias looks like (the outright and the subtle) and how to avoid it in the workplace. We’ve all heard about the gender pay gap. Establish Mentoring Programs.

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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.

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

While everybody likes a low price at the pump, those of us in oil and gas know only too well how important robust oil prices are to the health of our industry. How do you keep your A-Team up to speed? ” There is a lot we can do to address these concerns.

How to choose an external e-learning vendor ?

Ideaon

There is comfort in knowing that a vendor can work on a particular skillset, but can also work with aligned skill sets? Do they offer more fluff than substance? We know of vendors, that will charge a minimum base-rate for a piece of code-change regardless of the size.

Boosting Course Design: 5 Easy-to-Follow Course Facilitation Techniques

TalentLMS

Contrary to popular belief, instructional designers do not teach the courses they create. Course facilitators are increasing in number to meet the needs of hybrid and online training programs. The traditional environment uses various teaching aids like charts, graphs, or flash cards.

Moodle LMS: Hot Potatoes is Now Free!

The E-Learning Curve

The exercises use HTML and JavaScript to implement their interactivity, but you do NOT need to know anything about these languages in order to use the programs. All you need to do is enter the data for your exercises (questions, answers, responses etc.),

The two main obstacles against m-learning in the workplace

Matrix

The reasons for this are various, but they all seem to spring from the same two big sources: budgetary constraints, and a gap between what training programs offer and what employees really need in terms of workplace learning. Some companies do manage to overcome them.

Making The Jump Into eLearning

ICS Learning

The system that provides this infrastructure is generically called a Learning Management System (LMS) and is a software program or web application that you will either develop or purchase. Doing so will allow you to obtain better quality for a substantially lower cost than that of developing it yourself. If you have available in-house resources with the proper skill set, then you are in a good position to do it internally. So, how do you find the best system for you?

Enrich Online Training with Six Types of Animations

CommLab India

Using animations instead of static graphics fills the gap and plays a vital role in getting the attention of learners. 2D animation videos are compatible on most platforms, such as analog computer animation, Flash animation, and PowerPoint animation and offer more flexibility.

Podcast 25: Extended Channel Training – With Doug Gastich of BlueVolt

Talented Learning

EPISODE 25 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: If you’re familiar with our organization, you know that extended enterprise learning is at the heart of everything we do. Incentives can be a highly effective way to engage voluntary learners in educational programs.

10 Building Blocks of Great Custom Learning

Ed App

Most of you from the learning and development field must already be familiar with them, if not, you will know now. Identify if it’s for the wrong reasons like – everyone’s doing it, effortless learning, it’s easy to design, not a learning need. Identify the learning gap. What are the learners not doing now that they should be doing, in terms of the identified real problem? This is the gap between the desired behaviour and the current behaviour of the learners.

The DevLearn eLearning Rockstar Stage Reveal

eLearning Brothers

Dreams do come true, kids. We know that with great power comes great responsibility. Games deliver lots of actionable data to measure effectiveness, both individually and through group learning, showing gaps and areas to optimize for a continuous cycle of improvement.

What Is Microlearning And Why You Should Care

TalentLMS

You know, those who already possess plenty of knowledge and should now get their training on a need-to-learn basis. So what does this do for a learner hunt ing for a “refresher” or a “quick revision”?

Listen: Interface’s Reece Roberson explains why taking risks is part of professional growth

CLO Magazine

That means trying new things, failing and sometimes saying no to executives who have a pet program or initiative they’d like you to build. “If He knows that firsthand. The bottom line: sometimes you need to go from getting stuff done to doing big things. You know what?

Wisdom 2.0: Mindfulness and business

Jay Cross

How do we bridge the gap between mindfulness and business? Flashing lights and booming noises didn’t help me meditate. With that vision in mind, Meng connected with Daniel Goleman and Jon Kabat Zinn to develop a unique program for Google. Wisdom 2.0

Elearning Thought Leaders: Tom Kuhlmann

eLearning Weekly

Anyone who has read his blog ( Rapid eLearning Blog ) knows that it is a wealth of tutorials and practical tips for elearning designers and developers. We try our best to help them do that. If I plant a garden, all I need to do is poke a small hole with my finger.