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. Don’t defend a perceived product gap. Admit the gap, say what you do and move on.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Best Practices for Software Training?

Learning Visions

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). Weve inserted pictures of these characters to give a course more life and interest. United States License.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Online Visual Identity

Learning Visions

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 My Online Visual Identity When Michele Martin changed her profile picture the other day, I realized I was a bit disoriented. Ive had the same profile picture up for months -- on my blog, in Facebook, MyBlogLog, and now here. Hi Cammy - I know the feeling!

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: No News

Learning Visions

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. Will you post some pictures for us? Cammy, Thanks for letting us know how you are doing. United States License.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

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. There are generally many ah-ha moments as people understand the why of the rationale folks do things so differently from the way they do. I prefer to get the big picture view first, and often a diagram or metaphor will do that for me. United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: 8, 9 & 10

Learning Visions

Obviously, thats not my focus so I took Micheles advice and tried to do something from Darens Get Your Blogging Groove Back series. I know, from having looked at my stats at the time and the comments that came in, that these posts seemed to generate some interest. What do you think?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design and Market Sector Differences

Learning Visions

In the survey Ive been running, Instructional Designers: Do You Have an Advanced Degree? But even within the corporate market, I know the roles of the instructional designer vary widely. What kinds of programs do you design? Do you have a graduate degree in ID? What do you do? What do you design? Do you have a graduate degree in ID? If "distance learning" means instructor-led online courses to you though, then yes, thats what Im doing.

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

Paradiso

We don’t want to scare you (we know you already are by now!) The good news: You don’t have to pay the licensing fee. You could hire an experienced freelancer, he might do it a little cheaper. You might try doing this in house.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

Each tool clearly has the core features required to create great elearning content (as do Articulate Rise, GomoLearning and others that we’ve reviewed here ). Storyline’s code is customizable, opening up full flexibility… if you have the skill to do so.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

Can do an awful lot with PPT. Use scenarios – apply what you know to make a decision.Ask the learner to take info that’s not clearcut and apply it using a question (in PPT – picture of a farmer and 3 images of “experts&# to ask for advice. Whose advice do you follow?) SMES get married to the content and often lose sight of the bigger picture. Decide who wins the case When you see something you like, try to do it in PowerPoint.

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Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

That’s because each category involves distinctive use cases, technical requirements, professional services and licensing models. Plus, they scale on-demand with usage-based licensing at a predictable cost. 11 The Gap Narrows Between Formal Education and Work Readiness.

How to Find Free PowerPoint E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

A good template can fill in the gaps for the novice elearning developer. In that case, it’s good to know what to look for and where to find templates that you can use. I’m not sure about you, but I don’t do too many family PowerPoint presentations.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

Encompassing a decent range of interactions and control over content output, alongside a vast picture library, production of simple content is achievable. Storyline’s code is customizable, opening up full flexibility… if you have the skill to do so. Overcoming the authoring skills gap. We had hired some amazing people who, it turned out, couldn’t fully perform the job they were hired to do using those tools. ”.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Meeting Face to Face

Learning Visions

When you dont meet someone in person, you still paint a picture of them in your mind. I had to keep staring at each of them hard as I replaced my old pictures. The bonus of so many of the social media tools we use is that our pictures are attached. United States License.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Market Differences in eLearning

Learning Visions

But I know of few variable cases too: 1. I know of companies who only hire instructional designers and buy Rapid elearning tools and expect the ID to do it all themselves to reduce the cost and over head of hiring graphic designers as well. Always do.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? This post stands out because it underscores Bill’s ability to blend big-picture thinking with practical “how-to” details. Licensing and Pricing Guide.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Thoughts on ASTD

Learning Visions

More on that later, but I do see us at a Tipping Point with the Corporate Moodle. I know you are. Too bad I didn’t get a picture. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

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Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

" Queen Victoria's Oak Tree, Sandringham " by Andrew Hugget is LICENSED under CC BY-SA 2.0. L&D can’t prove ROI using the same methods other parts of the business do. You feel stuck and don’t know what to do. How do you measure training ROI?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Reuben on the downside of rapid e-Learning tools: The emergence of "easy-to-use" authoring tools, however, has tempted us to believe that the instructional designer can do it all! Do you think instructional designers should be able to use the tools? Mark.your favorite topic, I know.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Of course, no company can do so, but many of them still try. Theyll understand that cultivating loyal users and employees by treating them right so that when they do talk about the company (which they will) theyll have nice things to say. And if a company is getting bad-mouthed, then perhaps they should know it and address the underlying issue. People -- you gotta know who your friends are and watch what you say! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Day 25 (Go Shopping)

Learning Visions

I like to go to stores where I know the layout. I like to know how long this blog has been around. Do you have any great shopping tips that can be applied to blogging? Do you notice similar patterns in your blogging? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Will the Real eLearning Industry Please Stand Up?

Learning Visions

– the names we know and associate with eLearning – Jay Cross , Ellen Wagner , Tony Karrer , Brent Schlenker , [insert your name here]. The point is – and I don’t really know what the point is – the point is, that’s a whole heck of a lot of perspectives.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) Emerging technologies like the Tin Can/Experience API and software like Lectora® Express LMS – the Easy LMS allow us to paint a more authentic picture of how and when learning is happening through greater tracking of learning, including social and informal learning. Where do you think the industry is moving?

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Unconnected employees hurt your business when they fail to see the big picture, don’t know how to uncork bureaucratic bottlenecks, and don’t contribute to enterprise-wide results. You just need to know what to look for and how to turn that into meaningful conclusions.

Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Activity Providers always need to know who a learner is in order to send the LRS data about that learner, which can either be done by having the learner log into the activity provider, or some kind of launch/single-sign-on process. Questions: Do you need a LMS and a LRS? How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Some do include simple reports. How do you remind learners to click the bookmarklet to say they ‘did this’?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: E-Learning Project Reality: Guerrilla Instructional Design

Learning Visions

You never know. Instructional Design: When the Schedule Dictates What You Can Actually Do So how much time do you think we have here for real creative instructional design? Just out of curiosity, what do you use to storyboard your stuff? Why do you think this is the case?

Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

" Mushroom and fern " by Manuel Barroso Parejo is licensed by Unsplash. Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. Why and What Should You Do?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

In the 90s there were one or two ways to do e-Learning: CDRoms and then the web. Pages and pictures and some sound and we turned the pages and took a test. Anytime a new thing comes out its described as "revolutionary" - its going to change the way we do things. Just like a vending machine, you do it by yourself. Disruptive: What can we do with this new tech that we couldnt do before? Disruptive technologies radically change how we do things.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design: Whats in a name?

Learning Visions

If all we do is write training material, then perhaps yes. The ID survey on this blog now has over 200 responses: 62% do not have advanced degrees. How much of the pedagogy used by IDs is less to do with learning and more to do with design? What do you mean by value?

Top 10 NextGen LMSs for 2015-2016

eLearning 24-7

Lots to get do, so little time or space for that matter. What about vendors who are “nextgen” but still a work in progress – in the sense that they need a tweak here, or a tweak there or what are they doing with that – but otherwise this is very next gen? Then where do you place vendors who have been around but offer the capabilities including more robust statistics? How do I define NextGen? Skill gap?

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

So, how do you set up and manage your recruiting function accordingly? How do you know if your recruiting function is operating on all cylinders? You probably know a thing or two about gamification by now. Topics: Why is there is gap between learning and applying?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Theories do not help us to expand our awareness and understanding of learning; they serve to reduce and confine it. I can see how theorists might argue that reading text aloud to the learner addresses multiple "learning styles," but the real-world experience is one of frustration: you want to read ahead but you cant because the narrator reads more slowly than you do. Its also a bad idea if you believe (as I do) that learners should be in control as much as possible.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World

Learning Visions

Most of what Im doing outside of work these days involves the care and feeding of two small people, ages 2 and 4. Those of you whove done the small child thing know theres not a lot of time for extras, especially if you work full-time. Through watching my kids play with technology tools, I KNOW that things are changing; that e-Learning will be a fact of life for them. But the truth is, I do use some "tools" to manage my personal learning: iGoogle kind of changed my life.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Mobile Learning Report

Learning Visions

Clark Quinn : Has been doing this for 30 years. And if you havent completed the survey, you can do it right now. Adoption within organization: 33% say they have no plans to do m-learning in their organization (international said 24%, u.s. Business Drivers -- Why Do This?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

This session will provide big picture of trends in the industry. Can take a lot of resources, but even small companies can do this with right expertise. Saba and Centra) WebEx is partnering with an LMS provider as will Adobe [link] Rapid Development Trend How do you expect the % of informal usage to change over 2 years?" To create good e-learning: 1) Know your audience. 3) Dont let the technology get in the way of what youre trying to do. United States License.