How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. Our members are state-licensed doctors with board certifications they must maintain. KEVIN SAYS: We offer two formats, live and digital, with over 200 online courses. However, because our portfolio has grown organically, we know there are gaps. But many members prefer to complete courses at their own pace, so we offer the flexibility to do that in the classroom or online. What are their peers doing?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to a Better Blog: Days 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8

Learning Visions

But I do think some good is coming out of it. Michele Martin is doing a fabulous job of keeping this little sub-group connected. I have a bit of catching up to do. Ive been doing this off and on throughout the day and find it tedious. I have been known to do that in the past in order to fix egregious spelling and grammar errors. Ive sort of done that already today, but I think Ill do it again. Ive got too much of my real work to do to be that organized.

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6 Steps To Forming Teams For eLearning

TalentLMS

Team formation activities are vital to eLearning training for organizations. Almost all organizations require team formation within their eLearning programs. Instead of offering a course in team building, a great way to offer eLearning courses is to feature team formation as an added bonus. Because of the lack of in-person contact, team members do not have enough time to get to know each other. Do they need a new member with the needed knowledge?

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. You may see some hits and some misses in those posts, but the general trends toward HTML5, multi-platform learning, micro-credentialing, and MOOC-style formats are tough to ignore. Seat license models even change without a captive audience. so we have a laboratory to experiment with the format.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Leaves, tree, red ” by Peng Sun is licensed by Pixabay. This is always a great time of year to stay inside, and we’ve had plenty of encouragement this year to do just that. What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development.

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Free L&D webinars for December 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Ladybug, lucky charm, deco, New Year’s Eve ” by annca is licensed by Pixabay. While you can perform these tricks inside of Photoshop, it’s actually faster and easier to do inside of PowerPoint. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars? Contact us here to let us know!

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Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

How did you do that? The instructional designer in me is doing backflips… JEN: Yes! Then we identified gaps. But our reputation is on the line, so won’t do it unless it’s right. How do you manage that content quality aspect? JEN: We offer courses, lessons and ebooks in a variety of formats. For example, we use Storyline to create courses in SCORM format for our learning management system.

How To Start an Online School in 5 Simple Steps

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Now that you know what an LMS means, let’s quickly understand how an LMS will benefit your school. Engage in a flexible manner – You can teach or provide information to your students in different formats that are more engaging and meaningful.

7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. Serious gaps in its security came to light every now and then. Unlike Flash, HTML5 is not proprietary software, which means it is accessible to developers all over the world without licensing restrictions. Therefore, converting Flash games to the HTML5 format becomes more of a necessity than an option.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Smartphone, park bench, Pokemon ” by MonikaP is licensed by Pixabay. Organizations are rapidly exploring new ways to get these frontline employees the support they need to do their best work, but traditional training isn’t an option. companies spend more than $90 billion dollars on training and development, yet training managers continually feel pressure to do more with less. Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 10:30AM – 11:30AM PT: Virtual Facilitation - What to Do and How?

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Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Chestnut, tree, nature ” by Holger Schué is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12PM – 1PM PT: Successful Implementation of Virtual Management Training How do you ensure installation of learning for your front-line leaders and management team?

Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

Three popular eLearning formats are also largely dependent on Flash technology for their delivery medium: SCORM, Tin Can (xAPI), and video. The good news is that HTML5 technology provides many tools urgently needed to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash. I can’t overlook the bugbear that video content in HTML5 format is handled differently in every browser. Browser and HTML5 technologies should continue to mature to close the gap in these areas.

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. ” “You didn’t follow our format, so we couldn’t score your proposal as highly as others.” Below are some of the most common issues I encounter, along with ideas to improve your odds of success: 1) Do you respond to every requirement? 2) Do you insist on client discovery sessions?

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Product Review – Percipio by Skillsoft

eLearning 24-7

It might be a surprise to some folks who only know of Degreed, EdCast and Learn Amp, that there are quite a few LEP/LXPs on the market, which offer quite a bang for your budget. Ability to brand, add logo, do quite a bit on your own – Easy too – No developer skills needed. Share Link – I debated about listing this in poor, because I still see zero value in this – other vendors do it too, and I see zero value in that as well. Licenses.

Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Flower, Yellow, Daffodil ” by Pixelia is licensed by Pixabay. Thursday, April 2, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: How to Leverage Competency-Based Learning to Upskill Employees for Skills of the Future (Free for ATD members) According to LinkedIn Learning’s Workplace Learning report, L&D leaders’ abilities to identify, assess and close skills gaps topped the learning and development priority list. Identify, assess and close skill gaps.

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Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? In the past, L&D‘s focus had been to design training programs based on defined learning needs, skill gaps and business goals. The practice of “working out loud” can eliminate this gap by encouraging sharing, capturing tacit knowledge and creating a collective organizational hive-mind. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”

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Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

is licensed by Pixabay. However, the features alone do not engage the participants. It's what you choose to do with those features that’ll make the difference in your next virtual training, webinar, or meeting. During this session, you’ll learn what you can do to be successful in the virtual environment and avoid having everyone ask for a recording or a copy of the slides five minutes into your next virtual event. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Leaf, clover, green ” by Jeon Sang-O is licensed by Pixabay. Many leaders are simply too busy to focus on their development or don’t know where to start. Monday, March 4, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Engaging E-Learning (Core 4 Webcast) (Free for ATD members) We all know that engaging e-learning requires very specific design and planning to maximize the engagement between the attendee and content. Do you know how well you’re doing?

Free L&D webinars for February 2020

Limestone Learning

“ American Football ” by Keith Johnston is licensed by Pixabay. Such a short month and so much to do! A primary reason for the lack of development effectiveness is that those who design the programs do not fully understand the neuroscience behind how leaders operate. Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 9AM – 10AM PT: Super Simple PowerPoint Slide Design Learn how to make simple yet engaging and professional slides and do it fast.

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Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

How much do your employees know about protection in this time of cyber threats and hackers? Often, those in the field know quite a lot about a situation. No matter how much your salespeople know, if they don’t close, it doesn’t matter. Others do better outside in nature.

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Creating Mastermind Retreats and Building WordPress Tools for Developers with Brad Touesnard the Founder and CEO at Delicious Brains

LifterLMS

In many large cities there are tech meetups, and Brad shares how the isolation in more rural areas can be a great motivator to cultivate a remote mastermind program, or as Brad would do, create a yearly retreat. I know of a couple of people that work from home that are in tech.

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

Learning Visions

We also do a lot of custom Flash, Mohive, etc.) Formative questions break the content up with momentary pauses for reflection and to reinforce the learning process. 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! Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

But I know of few variable cases too: 1. I know of companies who only hire instructional designers and buy Rapid elearning tools and expect the ID to do it all themselves to reduce the cost and over head of hiring graphic designers as well. Always do. Do watch out, Im very keen to know what people would say. So it doesnt have to matter when you show up, as long as you do. Sometimes you want to do more than theres time for.

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? You may even deliver the same course content in multiple delivery formats, so learners can choose how they want to learn. There’s power in devoting time to internally solving the skills gap.

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

Learning Visions

The right content, in the right format. If they like the colors and the interactivity and the general format, then they consider the project a success. 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? If the organization hinders your access as a developer to the people who do the relevant work, the qualitys bound to suffer.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. Experienced facilitators know that even the most beautifully designed, carefully planned sessions can go off the rails. Workplace engagement studies provide a keen insight to the organization and what's occurring, but equally important, what managers can do with the results to coach and drive top talent.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Continuing in Second Life

Learning Visions

As with any new learning experience, I find I need to dive in and learn what I dont know. At the glacier station you can "animate" the glacier and see how the formation changes as the glacier melts. If, like me, youve been reluctant to try Second Life, I can only say just do it and see for yourself. Im ashamed to admit I havent given it a try yet, although it is on my To-Do list. be happy to show you what little I know! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designer as Consultant?

Learning Visions

This is from the numerous job posts (mostly medium size organizations) where they are asking for instructional designers who can assess the learning needs of the company and deliver the right training solutions in a blended format. I dont know how to interpret this, nor are my findings indicative of any official status in IDs. Youve gotten me to start thinking about what I do in a different way. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

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. Join Panopto to learn nine things you may be doing the old way, why they're no longer necessary, and how updating your approach to video learning will enable you to maximize its value. Why and What Should You Do?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking

Learning Visions

Mixed visual-auditory stimuli have an underadditive effect, so that if you have to do both at the same time, total brain activation goes down. I dont know if this has been supported by research. I do think its all about building connections for our learners, not creating passive experiences in which no actual thinking is required. To Christys point, I think its important to note the format of the study. Ill do some more sleuthing and see what I come up with.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Visions

Learning Visions

I love what I do because I get to learn about some new nook of the world every day. Just working through the 31 day challenge and didnt quite know how to do a sneeze page so have followed your format. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Reuben on the downside of rapid e-Learning tools: The emergence of "easy-to-use" authoring tools, however, has tempted us to believe that the instructional designer can do it all! In reducing the value of an instructional designer by handing them tools to be lone gunmen, we have created the problem of believing we can replace or eliminate the instructional designer, since our in-house resident experts can do the very same job. Do you think you actually add any value these days? [I

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

In the 90s there were one or two ways to do e-Learning: CDRoms and then the web. Emerging e-Learning Content: 45 different content formats Emerging e-Learning Services: 24 different services e-Learning Timeline: 1920s teaching machines, radio, filmstrips. Anytime a new thing comes out its described as "revolutionary" - its going to change the way we do things. Just like a vending machine, you do it by yourself. Disruptive technologies radically change how we do things.

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? I had an interesting discussion with someone about doing the macro of ID (big picture, planning) versus the micro (building as well). Just out of curiosity, what do you use to storyboard your stuff? Depending on what it is, I might do mockups in Word or even build mini prototypes.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Messy Learning OK. Messy Training Not OK.

Learning Visions

Or maybe you actually want to learn how to do your job better. As Janet wrote in the comments to her own post, attendees were saying of the un-conference format that "structure" and "objectives" were needed. The instructor doesnt really know the topic and is just completely winging it. Hi Cammy I went to my first unconference this year and really enjoyed that format. But I see plenty of organizations that do think this way. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Studio is Xyleme’s content development platform, with authoring tools and publishing outputs that help organizations create blended learning content in any format—mobile, web, print and more. So, how do you set up and manage your recruiting function accordingly? How do you know if your recruiting function is operating on all cylinders? You probably know a thing or two about gamification by now. Topics: Why is there is gap between learning and applying?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

Can take a lot of resources, but even small companies can do this with right expertise. Example: On-Demand architecture create content in smaller chunks leverage it across delivery formats chats, PDF, etc. Saba and Centra) WebEx is partnering with an LMS provider as will Adobe [link] Rapid Development Trend How do you expect the % of informal usage to change over 2 years?" To create good e-learning: 1) Know your audience. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Activity Providers always need to know who a learner is in order to send the LRS data about that learner, which can either be done by having the learner log into the activity provider, or some kind of launch/single-sign-on process. Questions: Do you need a LMS and a LRS? How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Some do include simple reports. How do you remind learners to click the bookmarklet to say they ‘did this’?

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

Learning Visions

I have learned everything I "know" about instructional design and teaching by doing. I started my professional life in operations -- behind the scenes helping people do their jobs better. If youd like to learn more about what Im doing these days, check out my current job description. I believe that with the rise of rapid e-Learning tools, well see more and more non-instructional designers doing instructional design. I would not do it any other way.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Corn, Maze, Crop ” by Andrew Martin is licensed by Pixabay. It’s an addiction where one has the need to do everything more quickly, with fewer moving parts and less manual repetition. Let PowerPoint do the heavy lifting for you! Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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