Cammy Beans Learning Visions: A Deserted Second Life

Learning Visions

Monday, July 30, 2007 A Deserted Second Life An interesting read from Wired.com on Second Life and Corporate America. How Madison Avenue is Wasting Millions on a Deserted Second Life (Wired 7-24-07) Whats behind this stampede is not that hard to divine. "A

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Continuing in Second Life

Learning Visions

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 Continuing in Second Life Im still at it. Slogging away in Second Life. link] -- if youre in Second Life you can also try searching for Meteora or NOAA Virtual Island ). My second Second Life experience was much better.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 My Second Second Life Experience Yesterday I posted about the Second Life Backlash and Controversy , with corporations supposedly abandoning SL and moving on. And Ill be sure to look you up next time Im in-world. (Im Im Bliss Yue).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

Monday, August 13, 2007 Second Life Backlash and Controversy The Second Life naysayers seems to be gaining ground lately. And Im not implying that Im a Second Life naysayer. 1) Donald Taylor provides a little summary of some of the recent talk in Second Life Backlash: After all the hype Second Life has had, there is bound to be some push back.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island

Learning Visions

Friday, August 24, 2007 Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island As you know, Ive been trying to walk-the-talk and experiment a bit with Second Life, role my virtual sleeves up and see what all the fuss is about. Im trying to remain open to both sides.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blog-o- the-Month at ISTE Island in Second Life

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 11, 2008 Blog-o- the-Month at ISTE Island in Second Life Imagine my surprise when Scott Merrick contacted me, letting me know that Learning Visions had been nominated as Blog-o-the-month on ISTE Island in Second Life. link] Im Bliss Yue (get it?)

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life and Gender

Learning Visions

Friday, July 13, 2007 Second Life and Gender Theres been a great conversation about Second Life and gender and the bleeding edge in the comments on my recent post. Im going to Maine. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Be sure to read and ponder and offer in your own two cents.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life and Gaming Poll Results

Learning Visions

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Second Life and Gaming Poll Results I dont claim to be a researcher, nor can I claim that the results of polls conducted on this site are in the least bit statistically significant. Last week, I asked "Have you ever been in Second Life?"

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My First Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

Friday, August 03, 2007 My First Second Life Experience Not so good, I must say. I starting talking with another newbie for about 2 seconds when we were accosted. Sorry you had that experience, but Im glad to know Im not the only one. They were coming at me in the chat, then IM, and when they started coming into my email I quit the program. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DevLearn09 - Im Speaking!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 08, 2009 DevLearn09 - Im Speaking! Did I tell you that Im looking forward to the schmoozing part?) Hi Cammy- I'm a longtime reader and first (or second) time commenter.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im Mrs. Dalloway

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 24, 2007 Im Mrs. Dalloway Im just back from vacation and still trying to make the transition back into work mode. I feel a bit miffed that my life might seem utterly "bland and normal" to an outside observer, but thats probably true.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a (K)nitwit!

Learning Visions

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 Im a (K)nitwit! Im looking forward to your post on blended quilting! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Its winter here in New England. A time when this womans thoughts turn to knitting.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im getting emotional about e-Learning!

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Im getting emotional about e-Learning! He explores why its imoportant to factor emotion into the design of an e-Learning program. 3) [Clark, Im interested to hear more of your thoughts on learning styles as you alluded to them here].

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a Gamer 3.0!

Learning Visions

Friday, December 14, 2007 Im a Gamer 3.0! Im so pleased. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. If youve been reading my blog for awhile, you know that Ive been really into the whole topics of gamers -- who is, who isnt, and should we even use that term? I had a poll a while back, Are You A Gamer? that sparked a good conversation.

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2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

” Following David’s lead, we define artificial intelligence and machine learning as computer-generated algorithms, or “procedural generation”: the idea that the computer derives its own rules rather than relying on a human to program its rules.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Name That Tool

Learning Visions

Friday, May 01, 2009 Name That Tool I just got a FaceBook query from someone and I thought you all could help: Im looking for a tool you might have come across, but I dont even know what product/programming group it belongs to. Im sure I could do a better job describing this, so let me know if Ive been clear. In turn, we can correlate that with competencies (or in our case program learning objectives) which in turn point to learning tracks. "If

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

” Following David’s lead, we define artificial intelligence and machine learning as computer-generated algorithms, or “procedural generation”: the idea that the computer derives its own rules rather than relying on a human to program its rules.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Schooling for the K-12 Set

Learning Visions

This hasnt gotten onto my radar before -- Im not sure if there are any state-funded online programs in Massachusetts. Within higher ed, Im sure well continue to see growth in online, but it is starting to plateau a bit. Im with Stephen that we need different kinds of learning options for different kids and different needs. I just hadnt realized that this had moved into the realm of full curriculum programs for K-12.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform

Mark Oehlert

I havent gone very far but I like the sound of this: " OpenLaszlo programs are written in XML and JavaScript and transparently compiled to Flash and, with OpenLaszlo 4, DHTML.The OpenLaszlo APIs provide animation, layout, data binding, servercommunication, and declarative UI.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16

Learning Visions

Im losing my steam, but trying to stay somewhat on target. So go ahead and "Email or IM another blogger in your niche to introduce yourself and your blog". Day 13: Search for an Affiliate Program My blog is not about making money. Im not sure Ill bother with that.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Scrambled Egg Mind of a Beginner

Learning Visions

Im in that beginner-mind zone. Although Ive been doing this work for 15ish years, the ground beneath me is shaky and I feel like Im in new waters, navigating new people, new processes, new tools. Im suddenly racking up lots of frequent flyer points. Im @cammybean.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Are You A Gamer?

Learning Visions

It took about 2 seconds. Im literally not a gamer. I find games as addictive as programming so I avoid both like the plague. Im not sure how I got into games.but I think it had something to do with PONG. I am really into Second Life and that is really a Gamer 4.0

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21

Learning Visions

Nevertheless, Im trying to keep up. Then again, Im not trying to stay on top of hundreds of comments a day. Im not going to bother with a full-blown survey. Most bloggers have much more interesting things to say than I do, and Im always happy to point that out.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Were creating an orientation program for a national sorority. Game-like program. Im a convert. Yes, Im an English major who writes mostly text bullets instead of novels. So Im curious: what drove you to revisit theory? Cammy, Im glad to hear you so revved up.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: With Community Comes Great Responsibility

Learning Visions

Im a touchy-feely-people-kind-of-person. Making the time to engage in conversations online does seem to move towards greater abundancy thinking and Im really enjoying the opportunities it is presenting.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Im no Facebook super-user and I havent experienced a huge time suck from it, but I suppose its possible. Cammy, Im just a "lite" Facebook user, but I have seen profile pages that list their workplaces with commentary about how horrible their company is, or how much they hate their job. So Im not sure the issue is people leaking secret information, but maybe just companies afraid of being bad-mouthed. And Im in complete agreement.

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 Alerts A nice adjunct to Google Reader; Im always discovering something new via my "instructional design" alert. Im #34 on the list.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Looking for Good Examples

Learning Visions

Im looking for some input: good examples of software product training. Im working on a pitch to a software company -- technical audience (think database guys). Ive done about 8 gazillion software training programs in my time. Im not looking to work with another vendor, Im just looking to see good examples of software training to make sure Im not behind the times!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Google Desktop, Sidebar and Dual Monitors

Learning Visions

Back to the Google Desktop -- Im playing around a bit with the searching capabilities and am seeing the light. Im struggling a bit with figuring out how to set the preferences so that it searches where I need it to search (I save most of my files to a shared network drive; not locally).

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Visions

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 01, 2007 Learning Visions Im Cammy Bean and this is my little corner of the world where I talk about instructional design and topics somewhat related to eLearning. Im @cammybean. When are we going to hook up in Second life?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jott This Blog

Learning Visions

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 Jott This Blog I havent had so much time lately to blog, as this project Im working on has been quite grueling. I find my best time for thinking up excellent blog entries is late at night when Im lying in bed. Things Im learning: I have to talk much more slowly.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Welcome to Tom Kuhlman

Learning Visions

Just this week -- for once Im in the know. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, August 08, 2007 Welcome to Tom Kuhlman Welcome to Tom Kuhlmann from Articulate, who adds The Rapid e-Learning Blog into the mix.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blogging the Personal

Learning Visions

In fact, Ive had very little of interest to add to any conversation of late, mostly because Im much more focused on my personal life and the many transitions Im handling there. But I have limited, and Im generally conscious of them.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Anybody Out There Attend AERA?

Mark Oehlert

Ive always wanted to attend the American Education Research Associations annual meeting but have always either missed it timing wise or just been a little over-awed - have you seen the program ? To me, I think that Im more comfortable talking about the bunker mentality of some folks in our industry versus the ivory tower. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days to A Better Blog

Learning Visions

Im not blogging for the money or the fame, but I am in it for the community, networking and learning opportunities. Im already behind. So Im thinking Ill finally join Jay Crosss Internet Time Community. Dont worry--Im sure Ill be falling behind soon, as I have a grant due at the end of the month. Im with certain forums relating to software I use rather than my topics of my blog, but youve nspired me to investigate futher.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions

Learning Visions

Tuesday, April 03, 2007 eLearning Guild Event -- My Sessions As Ive mentioned here before, Im extremely excited about attending the upcoming eLearning Guild event here in Boston. Im excited to go to as many sessions as I can. Im excited to pick peoples brains. Im excited to get feedback on our products and services (yes, my company will have a booth). Im interested in personalities -- hearing from some of the notables in our little blogging community.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Welcoming Cathy Moore to the Blogosphere

Learning Visions

See the intense comment thread on The Real World, Second Life and Facebook/MySpace where Cathy provides some interesting commentary on women in Second Life. As someone who develops corporate elearning, Im simply thrilled! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, August 07, 2007 Welcoming Cathy Moore to the Blogosphere Many of you may already be familiar with Cathy Moore.