Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Informal Learning -- Getting Learners to Ask the Right Questions

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thursday, February 22, 2007 Informal Learning -- Getting Learners to Ask the Right Questions In a post on informal learning by Ray Sims (thanks to Tony ), he lists out a whole bunch o good things "to do on behalf of increasing informal learning aligned with company strategy and goals." The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! When he listens to game developers talk, feels like they’re in the learning prof. Everything IS about learning.

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

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? How do you explain yourself? I create learning material.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

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ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). Her passion is to help organizations become learning organizations through social and collaborative learning.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 7 More Things You Dont Need to Know About Me.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, December 29, 2008 7 More Things You Dont Need to Know About Me. Does this cover me for the 7 Things You Dont Need to Know About Me Meme that Sue Hickton just tagged me to do? I could also say that its exhaustion -- a by-product of motherhood -- three kids ages 5 1/2 - 7 months will do that to a person. So Im just doing six. And of doing it better.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interview with Brent Schlenker

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. First, I sat in on a Brent webinar: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Best Practices for Software Training?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Ive been involved in I dont know how many training modules, ranging from the overly long to the shorter chunked variety. Remember, all I do is online, self-paced eLearning).

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

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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. But how will we know if they are learning? Im mean -- do they really use all that data? United States License.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Conversations do matter

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Saturday, April 14, 2007 Conversations do matter I am still quite brain dead from the the eLearning Guild event. I didnt learn anything new about the technologies or even how they are being used. But what I did learn is how much other people still dont know about this stuff. Some folks dont know that they will have to change. United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: InVision Learning: Seeking an Instructional Designer

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, February 26, 2008 InVision Learning: Seeking an Instructional Designer Were seeking a full-time Instructional Designer to join our growing company here in Westborough, Massachusetts.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Stress

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. If youve read my current job description , you know that I do a lot of other things for this small company. I havent worked with a SME and thought about appropriate learning activities and chunked out the content. Ive blogged about much of what Ive learned , right here. And now Ive actually got to do some better eLearning myself. You can do this.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools If you dont already subscribe to Kineos occasional newsletter , please do. Not only are they really smart guys, but theyre also funny -- AND they like to share what they know with the rest us -- for the greater good of the e-Learning community. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, January 30, 2009 Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"? Is the degreed-ID the department manager and not doing any actual design work? In Dr. John Currys recent interview series with practicing instructional designers , he asked Dr. Andrew Teasdale what advice he would give to ID students and what he himself did not learn at school that he couldve used.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 18, 2009 eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter You probably already know that Twitter is the 140-character microblogging platform. Karmic learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Authoring Tools Review -- Help!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. A high level overview for learning and development types who dont actually use the tools, but want to know whats out there, when you might use it, and some of the pros and cons. I added SmartBuilder in the hopes someone will fill me in a little; I've been wanting to learn more about this tool! I love that I'm learning about tools I've never even heard of.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Network Instructional Designers Survey

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Not only do we do instructional design, but we also do a whole lot of other stuff. use authoring tools (55%) do graphic design (41%) do testing (55%) [me too!] Now, granted there had only been 30 respondents at the time of the post, but the results do show the breadth of talents and skills that are required of IDs these days. United States License.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: When the Content is Really Boring.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. But what do you do when the content itself is just plain boring? And then remind them why they still have to learn this stuff. Dont teach the learner what they already know.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, November 02, 2007 Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID? My ID education has been completely on the job and informal. If youre working as an instructional designer, do you have an advanced degree? What do you think counts more? Besides, he told me, I didnt have a degree in ID, so obviously I didnt know anything. United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Name That Tool

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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. Id want to be able to do a couple things with the data before giving the user feedback. What tool do you think hes looking for?

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

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. We had a blast, and learned a lot in the process (who would have guessed that a Tudor era ships christening was real different from the version we are familiar with today?)

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personal Hard Drive

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Mark writes, "You wanna know what a PLE is? But as Mark points out, thats different from "learning." Its a storage place for all that information. United States License.

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

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, August 20, 2007 31 Days: Days 17, 18, 19, 20, & 21 If youve been following along with the 31 Day Challenge, you may know that its starting to wear thin. United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Objectives -- How Some of them Work

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, January 09, 2009 Instructional Objectives -- How Some of them Work Lunchtime webinosh with Will Thalheimer, PhD (president of Work-Learning Research, Inc. Help organizations to bridge the gap between research on learning and reality.) Jan 23rd on Myths Question of the Week How has the economy affected your Learning Unit? Do you use focusing objectives?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Poll: Market Sector and Advanced Degrees

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I want to know if theres a difference in the ratio of working instructional designers with advanced degrees in the corporate and academic sectors. However, I do work for a for-profit company, which means Im sort of in-between. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Bloggers New Polling Tool

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Bloggers New Polling Tool As you may know, Ive been playing around with Polls on this blog. If you havent responded to those polls, please click on the links here and do so!) Come visit Learning Visions and enter your response. Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Started in Instructional Design

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, August 20, 2007 Getting Started in Instructional Design Many readers find their way to this blog because they are interested in learning more about instructional design. Ill share with you what I know and point you in the direction of some great resources where you can learn even more. My learning has all been completely informal.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im a Gamer 3.0!

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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? If you go to the gym, do you listen to the radio or an mp3 player? When I do have the time, Id rather walk in the woods and listen to the wind. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, June 22, 2007 Profiles of a Twentysomething and a Fiftysomething Learner In the fact-gathering phase for an e-Learning strategy project I am working on, I have the fun task of interviewing a whole bunch of potential end-users. I love schmoozing and getting to know people, so this is a perfect way for me to spend my work day. She doesnt know what SecondLife is.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". Harold Jarche says, The future of learning is DIY : This is the power of informal learning, if organisations decide to enable it.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Plenty to do, but not in a frantic way. Many lessons learned. More just-in-time performance support tools; "hey, how do I do that?" United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. As you may know, Ive only been there once. Christopher Simpson also comments: As for doing business, holding meetings and such in SL, its really a matter of what works and what doesnt. But they do like to use it to visit new places or do group activities." Ive been exploring the use of Second Life for a client for whom Im developing an e-Learning strategy.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? We know to avoid narrating text word for word, for instance. Do I hear India?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: No News

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. My official "due date" is not until May 21, but Ive been hoping (as all expectant mothers do), that this is one project that would be delivered a bit early. United States License.

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

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. 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. And I still do.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. Came across this post on Guy Wallaces Pursing Performance Blog, Debunking the Myth -- There Is No Such Thing as "Learning Styles". Getting an Informal M.Ed