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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

When the Learner is the Teacher, Do We Need Instructional Designers?

Xyleme

How do you create learning experiences that meet the audience where they are? Skeptics need look no further than Flash! The days of all knowing instructional designer that drives a process of extracting and interpreting information from the SME seems way too mediated. This means knowing the demographics of the audience, and then creating something close to a story for the course that will appeal and engage. It’s a new world out there for the Instructional Designer.

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.

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: 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!

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”.

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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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?

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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

Learning Visions

Google Reader All the news I need to know about e-Learning in one place. 4) Adobe Flash I dont actually develop a thing with Flash myself, but our designers and programmers do some fabulous stuff with it! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Designing for Articulate: A Newbie’s View

Learning Visions

My canvas for the past four years has been custom Flash. We also do a lot of custom Flash, Mohive, etc.) I’m lucky to have some graphic artists on my team who know how to turn a page into something quite lovely! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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 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. Christy uses HTML, Dreamweaver, and sess Flash in her future. Let us know what you decide to do and how the journey goes.

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.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

So easy to clip from articles online, jot down to do lists, and tag and organize it all. 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. Flash I dont actually develop a thing with Flash myself, but our designers and programmers do some fabulous stuff with it! What tools do you use? (I I would add Captivate and Jing.man do I use Jing!