Reaction to IMS Learning Impact 2012 Conference


We may have all been drinking the same cool-aid, but at the IMS Global Learning Consortium Learning Impact Conference in Toronto, there was a meeting of the minds. The IMS is at the cutting edge of web 2.0 A major track at the conference was Individualized Learning in K12. The seriousness of the problem in our educational system is being matched with forward thinking leadership – and that was on full display at the IMS confence.

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Tracking Social Media for Possible Confidentiality Violations

Tony Karrer

I personally don't think this is different than email or IM. Found via FastFoward blog - Attention Business Bloggers: Big Brother is Watching - Techrigy is a new start-up that focuses on: Real-time social media management for enterprises with SM2. As blogs and wikis spread throughout enterprises, organizations must deal with compliance and risk-management issues that are created from communications through these media.

Suggestions for max audio file size in a project for html streaming?

Adobe Captivate

I have a lot of audio in my project and Im not sure if I will have loading issues. Audio Media Question Adobe Captivate audio tracks question Tips and TricksHi, Are there any standard suggestions for max file sizes for html5 projects? My end user will be streaming on a moderately high speed connection (colleges across the US). I have around 40 mp3 files totaling around 40 MB. Does all assets load before the project will begin to play or is it some sort of progressive streaming?

Hike: How Free Offline Messaging Works

Origin Learning

With the coming of affordable 2G and 3G networks for mobiles , it is like we have been hardwired to Instant Messaging (IM) on our phones. In fact, IM applications have evolved to provide much more than simple text-and-emoticon messaging.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Free the Learners -- Free the LMS

Learning Visions

Monday, March 12, 2007 Free the Learners -- Free the LMS Jay Cross in Free the learners talks about his afternoon omelette and anarchy and then goes on: People ask how to track informal learning in their LMS; my response is don’t. Im wondering if people actually use all that data that does get tracked now for formal learning. Im mean -- do they really use all that data? What if we got really crazy and didnt track much of formal learning either?

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Breakthrough eLearning: Be Nice to Your SME!

Breakthrough eLearning

We had a lively webinar session on Thursday on Using Subject Matter Experts Wisely: Keeping Your eLearning Development Projects on Track. Hey, Im not against a little bribery here and there.whatever works!

Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

Till that time, I wouldn’t be relying on them for much more than connecting and communicating, another tool like IM, video chat, VoIP etc. Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view.

Real (e)Learning Heroes

Clark Quinn

Several other initiatives include IEEE (which is pretty much the US based effort on electric and electronic technology standards to the international stage), and the IMS efforts from academia. This standard enables tracking and analytics beyond the course.

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LMS for the Next Generation of Corporate Learners: An Insight


Most users utilize the devices to shop, bank, look up information, chat through IM as well as do Video chat and of course, use it to make audio calls. As the technology around us evolves, the way we learn also evolves along with it.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

served this year as one of the co-chairs for the e-learning track at ASTD. So after reading these comments, I guess in large measure Im not disagreeing with her but rather asking if these are the interesting questions we should be looking at right now.

SCORM vs. LTI: what’s the difference?

Rustici Software

To put it simply, the main difference between LTI and SCORM is that LTI is focused on connecting learning systems, whereas SCORM is focused on launching training content and tracking interactions. It stands for Learning Tools Interoperability and it is a standard created by the IMS Global Learning Consortium. SCORM is focused on launching training content and tracking interactions. Governance: LTI is created and maintained by IMS; SCORM by ADL.


Adobe’s LMS Amps up Engagement & Compliance in New Release

Adobe Captivate

They share these learning assets with one another using various social media apps, emails, IM’s and casual conversations. Unfortunately, there is virtually no way to track those asset shares, and no way to vet them to discover their value and veracity.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

But Im not sure I can get people to hold their answers back. Sorry Tony, but Im going to jump into the conversation now. Dont worry though; Im sure Ill still have more to say if you do this for the Big Question for February. Im gonna go strap some pillows around my head now.

Day 5: xAPI and more – what next for SCORM?


On day one of our series, we learned that AICC (Aviation Industry Computer-Based-Training Committee) can be considered the first eLearning standard, used to track how learners progress through course content. Moving beyond those limitations, xAPI can track learning in almost any context.


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.

The ongoing work of learning standards


And then the IMS (an initiative of Educause before being spun out as an independent effort) started creating standards, as did the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), the major body in the US responsible for computing standards.

How to Boost eLearning Productivity with 10 EdTech Online Tools

eLearning Brothers

You can access your email, SMS, and IM reminders from one place. It’s hard to keep track of all assignment due dates, webinars, and online lectures you have to attend. Julie Petersen is a tutor and a blogger who features the latest career and educational trends in her articles.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

ID Reflections

T weet chats, telephone conversations, IMs, coffee time discussions – any and all of these can be micro-learning Micro-learning can be formally designed and built into learning programs in various forms or it can occur as informal exchanges of knowledge and information either online or face-to-face.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Are You A Gamer?

Learning Visions

Im literally not a gamer. Im not sure how I got into games.but I think it had something to do with PONG. But Im so lost at sea for the most part in these environments. But Im no gamer. I dont do the online social games, so Im not a Gamer 4.0,

What Your Onboarding Kit Should Include (And Why You Should Offer One)


So, make sure to include this information in your onboarding kit for new employees: A directory of employee profiles including names, contact details, and usernames on company messaging applications like Slack or IM. It’s Day 1 at your new job.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy


Tweet chats, telephone conversations, IMs, coffee time discussions – any and all of these can be micro-learning. These kinds of conversations will not only enable the employee to keep on track but also provide them with a tool to reflect upon and extract their learning.

Flash Quiz Tools

Tony Karrer

They didn't really need tracking of user responses, instead they wanted them to be fun. And, Quizmaker allows you to track your results with your standards based Learning Management System as Quizmaker output is SCORM and AICC compliant. Questions and items can also be imported from MS Word, IMS QTI, Respondus, rich-text, and other formats. Update June 2008 - added one free flash quiz tool based on a question I received. This tool is listed at the bottom.

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.

Digital Efficiency & Your Workforce


Coordination and collaboration using video conferencing, file sharing and project tracking. Communication through an understanding of email, SMS, social media, IM and voicemail. The word “digital” has been thrown around as the emerging core of how businesses will operate in the future.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Job Description

Learning Visions

So, what do I do if Im not doing that? Im not such an anal person, so this isnt my favorite thing in the world. I learn what books I need to read, what research I need to track down. And Im really excited about the project Im working on.

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AICC and SCORM Compliance: The Benefits for Your e-Learning


The lab combined the work of existing standards organizations like the AICC , IMS and the IEEE LTSC into a cohesive reference model. Designing learning content that tracks learner performance. The Benefits of Making Your e-Learning AICC and SCORM Compliant .


The Art of the 30-Minute Meeting


You know, all the boss really had to say when it was his turn was, “We’re right on track this week.”. I thought we all agreed that most of the meetings we attend are a waste of time.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: With Community Comes Great Responsibility

Learning Visions

Im a touchy-feely-people-kind-of-person. Suddenly, you need a new level of organization and ways to keep track of it all. 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.

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

The file sharing is more than ample (1 GB per person at the “Manager” price level), projects are unlimited, and there are a number of nifty features like Gantt charts, time tracking, CSV, email integration, etc.

Q&A - eLearning Standards Especially SCORM

Tony Karrer

You want to implement your courseware to the SCORM standard if you plan to have it launched and/or tracked under an LMS. One case is building a one-off course that needs simple tracking/reporting and will never run under an LMS. If you won't ever need to run it under an LMS, then SCORM is overhead you don't need (see Tracking Without an LMS ). In these cases, I'm not tracking and likely it's not under the LMS.

Learning Developments: I'm not yet Captivated by Lectora

Learning Developments

Jan 13, 2009 Im not yet Captivated by Lectora Im putting together a self-paced web-based training course for how to order textbooks using a PeopleSoft application. Im using Lectora to develop a SCORM package that will eventually be imported and used in the LMS. For now, Im focusing on the Captivate integration. This may be a better route but Im still trying to get this to work.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum

Learning Visions

Im wondering if we should be talking about tiers of instructional design. Today Im feeling more like a hazy purple. Im wondering if in the carpentry example if a master carpenter would agree with you? a track record of experience. (Hi

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

The file sharing is more than ample (1 GB per person at the “Manager” price level), projects are unlimited, and there are a number of nifty features like Gantt charts, time tracking, CSV, email integration, etc.

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. Ive been using MyBlogLog to track visits, etc. What tools do you use to track readership/subscribers for your blog? Dont worry--Im sure Ill be falling behind soon, as I have a grant due at the end of the month.

The Ecosystem of Learning Technologies: 8 Points For Immersive Training


Here are some examples of merging technology boundaries: · Secret spaces (SMS, IM). But, to get back on track with the topic at hand, think about how eLearning solutions can be disseminated using any of the above technologies.