How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

As you might expect, many of these organizations operate in similar ways. Over the past few years, I’ve helped more than 50 organizations choose a learning platform as a backbone for continuing education programs. Both organizations: Primarily serve a U.S.

What is SaaS LMS? Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

This blog post sheds light on everything you need to know about this platform. SaaS LMS is defined as a method of software delivery and licensing in which software is accessed online via a subscription, rather than bought and installed on individual computers.

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

Learning Visions

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! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. That’s where most creative talent in organizations go.

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

Learning Visions

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? Thats a great description, but it still doesnt help me tell the woman on the playground what it is that I do. How do you explain yourself? United States License.

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

I thought I’d share some of the best “do’s and don’ts” from the recent sessions. The average five-year vendor bid for all licenses and services was $725K. LMS Demo Do’s. Although those terms may accurately describe your organization – yawn. How do you measure that?

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

And if you don’t yet offer CEUs, what should you know before you take the plunge? People often seek continuing education to earn or maintain a professional license. On the other hand, those seeking professional licenses expect to pay for continuing education.

Talented Learning: Greatest Hits of 2015

Talented Learning

With each conversation, I learn something new and I use this blog to organize my thoughts and share them openly with the world. We’ll do our best to continue honoring that trust by providing information and advice that helps you make better business decisions about learning technology.

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

Learning Visions

Help organizations to bridge the gap between research on learning and reality.) Instructional Objectives The Learning Landscape (how the learning experience goes): Learning Intervention (Learner Learns) Performance Situation (Learner Retrieves, Learner Applies) Learning Outcome (Learner Fulfillment, Organization gets Learning Results) Question : ID creates course on threshing and grinding, but only presents objections on threshing. Do you use focusing objectives?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Conversations do matter

Learning Visions

Saturday, April 14, 2007 Conversations do matter I am still quite brain dead from the the eLearning Guild event. But what I did learn is how much other people still dont know about this stuff. It confirmed what I have been thinking: that most of the e-Learning and training world out there is still doing the same old same old. Some folks dont know that they will have to change. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

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

Learning Visions

Friday, January 30, 2009 Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"? How does this comment compare to your own organization? Is the degreed-ID the department manager and not doing any actual design work? You need to know how to work with other groups and meet their needs." And lord knows that the battalions of MBAs in the financial industry havent heaped up laurels lately.) On the flip side a degree in ID doesnt guarantee that you know what you are doing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. One of the participants talked about a focus group/research project his organization did. This past year we started doing more video interviews with SMEs using Flip cameras over the XL1. Lose sight of those things and everything you do is poo.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Corporate Crush, Realized

Learning Visions

A company or organization that youve admired from afar? Just seemed to happen in the most organic of ways. I totally know what you mean by "corporate crush". Nice to know that these dreams are sometimes realized! Dreams do come true, and Im very happy for you, Cammy.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Plenty to do, but not in a frantic way. More just-in-time performance support tools; "hey, how do I do that?" " Most Awesome Project Ever This project kicks ass, if I do say so myself. You take a tour of the house to learn about the organization.

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

Learning Visions

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. Ive sort of done that already today, but I think Ill do it again. Ive got too much of my real work to do to be that organized.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

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". He quotes an article by Dion Hinchcliffe in ZD Net in which Dion states, The idea of DIY (Do It Yourself) is to get developers and IT departments out of the demand loop and letting users self-service themselves. What do you think?

Megatrends in MOOCs: #1 Adoption at Corporate Universities

Your Training Edge

Pepperdine University professor Mark Allen has defined a corporate university as “an educational entity that is a strategic tool designed to assist its parent organization in achieving its mission by conducting activities that cultivate individual and organizational learning, knowledge, and wisdom.”

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Perspective Matters

Tom Spiglanin

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Only through scientific observation and analysis do we know otherwise. Why perspective matters to training organizations. Charles Jennings seems to agree in What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

However, although students have been scrambling to get their degrees, employers are experiencing an unprecedented gap between the skills they need and the skills their employees have. senior executives reported a workforce skills gap.

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The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

The challenge now is how best to do this when, at the same time, employees are also nearly always working as work and life become fused. This will mean finding ways to reach beyond the confines of what each of us know or what we’ve done. What are we L&D professionals to do?

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

Learning Visions

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 biggest question I have is how do organizations ensure that the right content is in all the right places? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

Things You Must Consider Before Selecting an eLearning Company

Hurix Digital

Studying past training outcomes can help in identifying and bridging the gaps in skills or knowledge and make learning more relevant. Your needs analysis should help you address the following questions: What problems, challenges or skill/knowledge gaps does your eLearning seek to overcome?

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. If you follow Talented Learning , you know we share information and advice through multiple channels. He also looks at key trends revealed by this research and discusses the implications for learning organizations around the world. #2

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How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

But successful organizations will tell you that the payoff is more than worth the effort. Talk with consultants who’ve helped other organizations retool their learning programs. Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Licensing structure.

How to Offer CPE Credits & Compliance Training Online (2020 Guide)

learnWorlds

Professionals all across the globe are constantly trying to keep up with an ever-expanding skill set required to be able to do their job effectively. Similarly, businesses and organizations are training and re-training their staff in order to remain competitive and productive.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

Depending on the type of organization (e.g. At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Now it is time to find the answer to those gaps so you have a full understanding of how each of the potential solutions will match your needs.

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eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences. Seat license models even change without a captive audience.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Early on, I discovered that organizations invest much more heavily in learning programs for customers, partners and community members. You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close. Do you see signs of this now?

Open Source LMS: The Free LMS that isn’t Free!

Paradiso

So, you’ve identified the need for an LMS in your organization and are on the lookout for one. Some smart techies in your organization might have suggested going for an Open Source LMS. We don’t want to scare you (we know you already are by now!)

6 Steps To Forming Teams For eLearning

TalentLMS

Team formation activities are vital to eLearning training for organizations. Almost all organizations require team formation within their eLearning programs. Teams are a linchpin of any organization. Do they need a new member with the needed knowledge?

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How to Make Online Learning Easy for First-Time eLearners

CourseArc

To help bridge these gaps — especially for older learners — you should balance the delivery of your material across multiple media types. Do not dive directly into core learning modules, or you may scare off your least-experienced eLearners.

Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

is licensed by Pixabay. However, the features alone do not engage the participants. It's what you choose to do with those features that’ll make the difference in your next virtual training, webinar, or meeting. How to be a change champion in your organization.

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Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

EPISODE 22 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUESTS: How can membership organizations strengthen their market position and drive additional revenue streams by offering professional education ? Or organizations that touch agencies like Homeland Security, Cybersecurity or the NSA. How did you do that?

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LinkedIn Becomes A Serious Open Learning Experience Platform

CLO Magazine

Last month, the company announced Skills Insights, a set of tools that let you examine your company’s skills and promote courses based on known skills gaps. This content will not be sold by LinkedIn, as these are integration partnerships, not licensing partnerships.

How to Offer CPE & Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

While they are sometimes used for similar educational programs, CPE refers to professional education for professionals who are required to keep up with current knowledge in their fields and re-certify their licenses; while CPD refers to changing professional standards, knowledge and increasing one’s professional capabilities. CPE/CPD credits can be used for renewing a professional license or achieving a new professional certification and count towards promotions in certain organisations.

When or When Not to Use Open Source LMS?

G-Cube

Is my organization practically ever going to setup an IT team to manage or customize the system? Now, the million dollar question – How do Open Source & Proprietary LMS’s compare on Cost Front? You love Microsoft!