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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What is LTI?

CourseArc

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.

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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.

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Training vs. Learning and the Role of Mobile Devices

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.

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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.

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: 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.

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How Digital Badges are Driving a Positive Transformation in Corporate Learning  

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we will examine the role of digital badge in fostering a renewed vigor and interest in corporate learning. From January 1, 2017, IMS Global Learning Consortium is handling the progress and updates to the Open Badges Project.

LMS for the Next Generation of Corporate Learners: An Insight

G-Cube

Intuitive LMS Design and Interface: LMS design and interface plays a pivotal role in how it is accepted or not accepted among the instructors and learners alike. Here, the role of instructors is to implement a system that they perceive as best aligning to the needs of the learners.

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

TOPYX LMS

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Micro-Learning as a Workplace Learning Strategy

Learnnovators

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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: Connectivism: Week 1

Learning Visions

I havent signed up anywhere, I havent taken part in any of the sessions, but Im like a moth drawn to the flame: as I peer in on all the conversation beginning to happen, I cant help but join in. Cammy, Im glad youre doing the auditing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

Monday, March 23, 2009 Market Differences in eLearning Im a fan of the number 42. I think Tonys Big Question of this month on being stuck, speaks about how people feel in such setups :) Im waiting to get more traffic in my blog before I throw questions on IDs into tech writing.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Using FaceBook

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 Using FaceBook Im trying to expand my horizons a bit these days and have been taking a closer look at a whole bunch of tools out there, including SecondLife and FaceBook. So Ive got this client Im working with to help define an e-Learning strategy , and Im thinking about what role FaceBook should/could play in their plan. Im interested in how one would mix communities.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Blogs Personality Type

Learning Visions

An individual can (and normally DO) make use of different personas, i.e. social roles in different situations. Okay, Im stunned there are so many INTJs here since as a general rule, INTJs are only about 5% of population (Im guessing here).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

The students suggest that role playing, taking on someone elses role (experience schizophrenia at UC Davis Hallucinations site), and guided tours of historical sites are great uses of SL. [In And Ill be sure to look you up next time Im in-world. (Im Im Bliss Yue).

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?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

Im concerned that women will be excluded if such a focus is put on gaming skills -- or at least the gamer label. Furthermore, women are often in roles that hold communities of players together, Wolfcale said, acting as socialite players and leaders of player groups, or guilds.

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: Instructional Design and Market Sector Differences

Learning Visions

But even within the corporate market, I know the roles of the instructional designer vary widely. Im guessing youre designing online distance learning courses. Im in the weird place of for-profit education, which really has characteristics of both market sectors. Having just a bachelors degree seems to be fine as long as you arent working directly for the universities (Im not sure about K-12 online).

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Five Project Management Maxims We All Know (But Often Forget)

Dashe & Thomson

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.

Five Project Management Maxims We All Know (But Often Forget.

Dashe & Thomson

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.

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Strategies?

Learning Visions

Im not just thinking about the gadgets and the gizmos that you use or the instructional design "method" behind the process (e.g., Im excellent at creating ridiculous rhymes and ditties for my kids; I think I could come up with something interesting for a course.

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. We want people to tell us what they do so we get a view of their roles and responsibilities.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Learning Visions

Im a linear reader in recovery and have been actively learning how to skim books and not feel guilty about it. Although Im not in active instructional design mode for any projects right now, I did jot a bunch of ideas. Im a Gen Xer and a Gamer 1.0er.

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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.

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