What is LTI?


Learning Tools Interoperability, or LTI, is a standard published by the IMS Global Learning Consortium that makes it possible to integrate platforms such as Learning Management Systems (LMS) like Blackboard or Canvas with third party tools and vendors such as CourseArc.

Ideal Job Roles for Digitals – The Person-Technology Fit

Your Training Edge

That is where they have spent most of their time, on their phones using IM’s and SMS and on their PC’s & laptops (browsing, blogging, YouTubing, Facebook, and Twitter etc.). A recent survey by CareerBuilder informs us that 45% employers now search for candidates on social media websites, compared to 28% in 2008. Apart from that, employers are using social media sites to background check and get references for employees.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles as Fortune Telling

Learning Visions

Monday, May 21, 2007 Learning Styles as Fortune Telling My research into understanding the role of learning styles in e-Learning continues. Im struck by why I find this topic so interesting. And on that note, I think Im pretty much done now with my learning styles assignment.

Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Through an interview with John Congemi, senior manager of retail learning and development, we learn that all training initiatives at Best Buy now center on the three pillars of ROLE: freedom, co-creation and a robust library of learning content.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

ID Reflections

In my earlier posts, I have written about the possible roles it can play in formal, informal and incidental learning.

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Features include social with profiles, inbox, e-mail notification, file storage aka file repository, SCORM, course authoring tool, supports IMS, QTI, assessment tool, announcements, backup manager, blogs, polls, analytics and I could go on. . #4 Everyone loves free, especially with software. Free software should be in a class by itself, because it often rumbles into three areas: 100% free with no watermarks, limited features/capabilities.

3 Revolutionary Developments Transforming the Pharmaceutical Landscape

CommLab India

According to a report released by IMS Health, by 2017, the US is likely to capture the highest share (31%) of the global market for medicines, which will reach between $1.135 trillion and $1.235 trillion. The pharmaceutical industry is one of the key components of the American economy.

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Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy


In my earlier posts, I have written about the possible roles it can play in formal, informal and incidental learning. Tweet chats, telephone conversations, IMs, coffee time discussions – any and all of these can be micro-learning.

Quip: conversations

Clark Quinn

IM chats provide an open channel to have a continuing presence. One of the coming roles for learning designers is facilitating the informal learning as well as the formal, I suggest. Conversations are the engine of business. Seriously. How many problems are solved by saying “go talk to <so-and-so>&# , or ideas sparked by conversations around the water cooler? How many times has a chance conversation ended up leading to a new product, service, acquisition, or more?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Me: Im an instructional designer. Im sort of distracted by the naked boy who just ran by (not mine). I find the role of IT trainer works best for me, as my actual role title Systems Learning and Development Designer is a bit of a problem, particularly on forms! billbrandon had this comment on Twitter: I usually just tell em Im a writer. Im comforted to know that Im not the only one who receives blank stares or gets tongue-twisted in trying to describe what I do.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

will increasingly have a role in all facets of modern business, and particularly modern business learning. When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Metaphors of Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Now Im not saying that SMEs are rats, or instructional designers are rats. Im thinking of Chestertons remark that theres a big difference between a man who wants to read a book and a man who wants a book to read.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs

Learning Visions

Friday, May 04, 2007 Rapid e-Learning, Templates, & SMEs Theres been a lot of good talk lately about rapid e-learning tools and templates and the roles of SMEs vs. instructional designers. If youre providing SMEs with the templates, Im not sure theyll be altering them.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blogging & Boundaries in the Professional Sphere

Learning Visions

Thursday, March 29, 2007 Blogging & Boundaries in the Professional Sphere Karyn Romeis recent post echoed stuff thats been rolling around in my mind about blogging, professionalism, sharing, confidentiality, roles, boundaries, etc. To work out my thoughts and ideas (hey, Im an extrovert -- I need to talk about whats going on in my head in order to process it and take it to the next level). Im a new blogger -- not fully evolved). At least, I would hope thats what Im doing.

How to Help Your Employees L-O-V-E Online Learning


In her article The Role of Emotions in Learning , she wrote, “When the limbic system interprets a situation as being ‘safe’, it facilitates learning by releasing another set of chemicals that open the higher cognitive centers of the brain, namely, the cortical region. Learning management systems (LMSs) associated with the IMS Learning Consortium have access to Voice Thread as well as other groundbreaking features that humanize eLearning.

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.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts


Those future trends include Spontaneous Learning Systems (SLS), Intelligent Mentoring Systems (IMS), and highly personalized learning services. He was well known as the Program Director of the eLearning Guild before taking senior leadership roles in the corporate sector.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Gin System

Learning Visions

Monday, July 02, 2007 The Gin System As Ive been trying to sort out the role of FaceBook lately, I cant help but wonder "wheres the content?" Then again, perhaps Im missing something. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. It seems to me that FaceBook is a great networking tool. You can point people to outside links, but I havent yet seen a great way to include content.

The Renewed Importance of EHR Training – Meaningful Use Incentives.

Dashe & Thomson

Instruction must, therefore, be on an “as-needed&# basis, with concise, easily-accessible, role-based lessons allowing employees to learn in a way that promotes retention without causing burn-out.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Do you work in or favor a design shop where each person has his or her own role (ID, graphics, programming, QA)? Atleast in India, as far as I know an elearning division has graphic designers, programmers and Instructional Designers where each of them have their own role to play.

The Reality of Multitasking

CLO Magazine

Our tendency to tend to each email, IM or Twitter notification as it pops up is merely a distraction from performing the task at hand; it is not a means to multitask. Last, age plays a role in the brain’s ability to manage tasks. Multitasking is a hot topic for researchers and practitioners alike. However, there are different perceptions of what multitasking actually entails.

Free e-Learning books


Learning Spaces focuses on how learner expectations influence such spaces, the principles and activities that facilitate learning, and the role of technology from the perspective of those who create learning environments: faculty, learning technologists, librarians, and administrators.

My Learning Resolution For The Year (Hint: It's not “to be.

Dashe & Thomson

Once he had gotten out of the car, I was completely unable to take over his role. When Im not busy helping to change the face of corporate learning, I like to train with the Dashe & Thomson company bike team, travel and read.

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

Administrator can put learners into various groups based on department, region, job role. SCORM/AICC/PENS/IMS. How many of you have posted questions regarding LMSs on Quora, Linkedin or the various other social media sites available on the net? How many of you have had hundreds of comments as a result of these questions, and than rather than solve it, create only more confusion? How many of you have seen vendors respond to your questions?

Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace.

Dashe & Thomson

Going back to Brown and Thomas’ A New Culture of Learning , “students themselves are taking an active role in helping to create and mold [learning].”

Seed, feed, & weed

Clark Quinn

They may self-organize around roles, or tasks, or projects, or all of the above. They may need discussion forums, blogs, wikis, and IM. People have to know what the goals are and their role. You may need to highlight what other people have said, elicit questions and answers, and take a role both within and outside the network to get it going. In my presentation yesterday, I was talking about how to get informal learning going.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] February 9-10, 2012 Academic Chairperson Conference: Transforming Higher Education – The Department Chair’s Role, 29 th , Orlando, Florida, USA. Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again.

Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The big story last week was how Facebook and Twitter played a lead role in the Egyptian protests against Mubarak, allowing people to bypass the Internet shutdown and post messages via telephone calls.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Retweeting also expands your role as a content curator.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 11-13, 2012 International Congress of Quality Management in Education and Training Systems : Role of Good Practices and Prospective Studies in Improving the Quality of Education Systems, 9 th , Rabat, Morocco. Clayton R.

2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

eLearning 24-7

Course subscription/catalog which can be viewed by group, job role, etc. AICC/SCORM/IMS. Initially I was going to provide a list of all my award winners including web conferening, stand alone mobile learning, etc., but after much consideration, decided this week to focus only on the LMS sector. Before announcing the winners, I have seen a trend regarding mobile learning, that can easily mislead folks. Mobile Learning.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com. This list is focused mostly on the first half of the year: January to June 2011.

6 Effective Ways To Increase Employee Productivity


The exact details will, of course, depend on your employees’ roles and responsibilities, but there are a few standard productivity metrics to keep an eye on.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All The Worlds A-Twitter

Learning Visions

Like Tracy Hamilton , Im enjoying the endless thought streams. Im having fun hearing the stream of peoples activities and thoughts ("ambient intimacy"), but is that all there is to it? I know people consolidate and slim down ( Brent , for instance), but Im not sure Im ready for that challenge. Im cammybean on Twitter. Im aware that SOMEONE is fighing a cold, but cant always remember who that was. Im still not sure how it fits me.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Online Visual Identity

Learning Visions

So Im going to try to mix it up a bit. Im still smiling. But Im wearing a different purple shirt. I should also show you pictures of me where Im not smiling. Clearly, your blogging is work-related and part of your professional role/persona/hat.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interviews on Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Im curious, have you had a chance to listen to yours or any of the others? Im happy with how they turned out. Currently Im playing the role of a learning consultant, taking care of solutions and operations for learning services.

Five Myths of Social Learning


Will this strategy enhance the role of an LMS within an organization, or will their role continue to diminish as new network tools continue to arise? For example, see the blog page here: [link] – in this page there is a link to an IMS Common Cartridge published by Pearson, as well as specific content from the cartridge “mashed-up&# into a blog (a QTI Assessment and a secure, Basic LTI launch of an eBook). Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.