Doing and knowing

Learning with 'e's

This is a follow on post from my recent Knowing and Doing blog post. The progressives see the use of technology as an inextricable part of modern education, regarding the use of search, aggregation, curation and creation tools as an essential component in the preparation of young people in a world of work that is dominated by technology. Today, I was doing some personal research related to a book I have been reading. Unported License.

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

Learning Visions

Friday, November 02, 2007 Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID? If youre working as an instructional designer, do you have an advanced degree? What do you think counts more? Clive says, "I must confess I dont really care how someone has acquired their knowledge of the subject, but I do care whether they are constantly striving to do a better job." Besides, he told me, I didnt have a degree in ID, so obviously I didnt know anything.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: What’s the Difference: Learning Designer vs. Instructional Designer?

Learning Visions

Someone got to my blog the other day by searching on “what’s the difference between learning designers and instructional designers?&# Are we – as in the collective we of the eLearning ‘industry’ – making a conscious shift away from Instructional Designer since no one on the outside knows what that means? What do you think?? What I do spans a broader scope. Learning is something that learners do. I know it's all semantics!

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

Learning Visions

I love schmoozing and getting to know people, so this is a perfect way for me to spend my work day. I hear about people’s postings on their blog, but to tell you the truth I’m so busy that I don’t have time to do that. If I have time to do that I’d rather be working in my yard. She doesnt know what SecondLife is. She uses the web every day and uses Yahoo for searching, sometimes Google. Most of the time I do it online.

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

Learning Visions

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. Ive been looking at which search terms come up as readers find their ways to this blog. Day 19: Respond to Comments on Your Blog I think I do a pretty good job of engaging with those who comment here. Day 21: Make a Reader Famous (or another blog writer) I do my best to share the blogging wealth.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Strategies?

Learning Visions

What instructional strategies do you use to make your content more memorable and engaging? Luckily, these days I can quickly search online for a refresher. Do you ever develop a mnemonic for a custom course? I dont know if Ive ever done that. How could you do that in an e-learning experience? How do you get your learners to get snap happy? Do you have a public blog at this point? Let me know. I should always search before I speak/blog.)

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. Day 9: Declutter Your Sidebar Ive been doing this off and on throughout this challenge, and even before, so no surprise when this assignment came up. What do you think? The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

Through all the legitimate buzz about learning with others through social media, the ubiquitous Internet search, and a wealth of educational opportunities outside the workplace, workers still need training, and unique knowledge still needs to be passed down from the experienced to the new. 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. What are we L&D professionals to do? Just do it.

10 Features that Make KITABOO Insight the Best Learning Platform for Remote Employees

Kitaboo

But unfortunately, it is amidst this chaos that many of them found out that they do not have the know-how to do so. This means, not only do you have control over its design and layout, but you can also get your custom theme, favicon, and logo. It also lets the user make notes, share with their colleagues/instructors, bookmark pages, search for information, highlight texts and more, providing an interactive and engaging learning experience. Licenses and Validity.

Free L&D webinars for December 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Ladybug, lucky charm, deco, New Year’s Eve ” by annca is licensed by Pixabay. Instead of wasting time searching for the perfect image, use these Photoshop magic tricks inside of PowerPoint to create it instead. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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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? What outcomes do you expect from eLearning? By knowing your audience, you can create better eLearning content and ensure better learning outcomes.

Myths about Government LMS Procurement Debunked

Meridian

While some LMS vendors claim to be cheaper up front in the cost for user licenses, there are also other fees such as the cost of implementation and other integrations. This can force agencies to acquire other products to fill the gaps the current LMS can’t provide. Government agencies doesn’t know who is out there in the industry unless companies market themselves to the government.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

Our industry is always searching for the next big feature destined to change everything. You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close. I see demos, do my own exploration and speak to clients. I’ve found that LMS value varies, based on a vendor’s experience, services, regional focus, industries served, functional capabilities, technical sturdiness, licensing approach, ongoing support and more.

How To Start an Online School in 5 Simple Steps

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

When taking your school online, there is a need to carefully search and select from various solutions available that will enable you to make this online transition smoothly. Now that you know what an LMS means, let’s quickly understand how an LMS will benefit your school.

Continuing Education and Learning Management Systems

Tony Karrer

One of our colleagues came to me with a particular challenge, and I'm not sure I have a good answer, nor do I know specifically how to go about finding an answer. I'm hoping that readers can weigh in on both aspects: (1) specific thoughts or suggestions on LMS products that might fit and (2) how do you get answers to questions like this? Typical Gap Found The biggest gap is in the number of credits most LMS products allow on a course.

On the Horizon

Experiencing eLearning

Main focus has been higher ed, but they now do some specific reports: one for Australia/NZ, one for K-12. Distributed with a CC-license. What technology do you see used in some places that most organizations will use less than a year from now? Gaps between how content is used in school and how it’s used in the real world. Scholarship and research: how can academic systems reward people doing research in these areas?

How to Set Up WooCommerce Dynamic Pricing: Detailed Guide

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Also, I understand using these dynamic pricing tactics will give you an edge over your competitors and bridge the gap with your customers. Make sure to enter the license key for the proper functioning of the plugin. In doing so, you can make your customers feel special and thereby, give them that push to hit the purchase button. Also, if you wish to edit the user or products chosen earlier, you can do so by using the ‘ Change customers or products selection ’ tab.

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How to Build a Recurring Revenue WaaS Business with Healer, Course Creator, and WordPress Power User Sally Crewe

LifterLMS

Others in the natural health space took interest in what Sally was doing for her websites, and she created a course that teaches them everything they need to know, from registering a domain name to which plugins they would need. That’s what I should be doing.”

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. For example, when you update a popular product, how can you be sure your most up-to-date training is immediately available to all sales, marketing and customer service staff – as well as customers, suppliers, distributors and others who need to know? Plus, they scale on-demand with usage-based licensing at a predictable cost.

Product Review – Percipio by Skillsoft

eLearning 24-7

It might be a surprise to some folks who only know of Degreed, EdCast and Learn Amp, that there are quite a few LEP/LXPs on the market, which offer quite a bang for your budget. I’d actually say great with the Chrome Extension of Percipio, where you can search by highlighting any word or words on the internet back into the platform. Ability to brand, add logo, do quite a bit on your own – Easy too – No developer skills needed. What I can do in My Playlist.

Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Flower, Yellow, Daffodil ” by Pixelia is licensed by Pixabay. Thursday, April 2, 2020, 11AM – 12PM PT: How to Leverage Competency-Based Learning to Upskill Employees for Skills of the Future (Free for ATD members) According to LinkedIn Learning’s Workplace Learning report, L&D leaders’ abilities to identify, assess and close skills gaps topped the learning and development priority list. Identify, assess and close skill gaps.

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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. But we are regularly approached by Learning Managers and Designers in search of a solution to the challenges they experience using an offline desktop-based tool. Overcoming the authoring skills gap.

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Leaf, clover, green ” by Jeon Sang-O is licensed by Pixabay. Many leaders are simply too busy to focus on their development or don’t know where to start. Monday, March 4, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Engaging E-Learning (Core 4 Webcast) (Free for ATD members) We all know that engaging e-learning requires very specific design and planning to maximize the engagement between the attendee and content. Do you know how well you’re doing?

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The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

Meanwhile, JVC’s VHS standard wasn’t quite as good, but they openly licensed it. The ability to track learning, critical to a Learning Management System (which really is a Course Management System), requires knowing who has done what, and how well. If we need to track compliance, we may need to know not only that the person completed, but the amount of time spent or the successful completion. And we want to know whether or how well someone did for critical business skills.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? For smart vendors, a blog is not another way to manipulate you with product marketing messages or achieve keyword dominance in search engines. Accessplanit Managing Director Dave Evans explains what learning professionals should know about the characteristics that set a CRM platform apart from an LMS, and the benefits of using a CRM to support marketing and sales. Licensing and Pricing Guide.

Creating an e-learning strategy that works

eLearning 24-7

I’m not really sure what it is, but I know it is popular, so we must have it” B: “Okay, what should I look for?” “I don’t know how to do it”, “Ugh, this will take a long time to write”, “Where do we go to find it?” ” Before you start to panic about an e-learning strategy, know this: You can build and design an e-learning strategy without writing the next James Joyce novel. The Conversation.

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

Storyline’s code is customizable, opening up full flexibility… if you have the skill to do so. But we are regularly approached by learning managers and designers in search of a solution to the challenges they experience using an offline desktop-based tool. 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. ”.

Free L&D webinars for February 2020

Limestone Learning

“ American Football ” by Keith Johnston is licensed by Pixabay. Such a short month and so much to do! A primary reason for the lack of development effectiveness is that those who design the programs do not fully understand the neuroscience behind how leaders operate. Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 9AM – 10AM PT: Super Simple PowerPoint Slide Design Learn how to make simple yet engaging and professional slides and do it fast.

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Creating Mastermind Retreats and Building WordPress Tools for Developers with Brad Touesnard the Founder and CEO at Delicious Brains

LifterLMS

In many large cities there are tech meetups, and Brad shares how the isolation in more rural areas can be a great motivator to cultivate a remote mastermind program, or as Brad would do, create a yearly retreat. I know of a couple of people that work from home that are in tech.

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? And it would be ideal for just-in-time learning, if only it could be effectively searched. Search inside the content of your learning videos for any word spoken by the presenter or shown on screen. You probably know a thing or two about gamification by now. What are the causes of the gaps?

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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 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. A concise job aid of best practices for UX, UI, ID, and game design Clear guidelines on what to do—and what not to do—in each quadrant of mobile game design Join the webinar and click here to download the 2018 LEARNING TRENDS REPORT by Sharon Boller. You feel stuck and don’t know what to do.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 31 Days: Days 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16

Learning Visions

I know it does to mine. Day 13: Search for an Affiliate Program My blog is not about making money. That said, I do think each of us finds his or her own niche. Beyond that, I think all I can do is provide my own take on things in a fairly transparent way. Ive tried to post on things that I havent been able to find much about when Ive been doing research, figuring others might have the same info gaps. I dont know. United States License.

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online? Whether you currently teach online or you are thinking about doing it in the future, we are here to help you sort through this process and we hope that this handbook might help you along the way.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

And once you’ve defined it, how do you cultivate a strong, positive culture? Today's participants know their time is valuable and resources are plenty. How do we manage this new set of expectations? The big question is—how do learning practitioners connect learning to the people? Does it create anxiety because you feel uncertain about what to do, or if what you are doing is correct? In the absence of more details, what should we do?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

As Michael Allen says in Michael Allens Guide to e-Learning : "Learners think, Im supposed to do my best to learn whatever is here, so I might as well spend all my time learning it rather than reading about learning it." (p. If they fail, theyll know what they are going to be able to do when they finish your program (hopefully, complete the task). Based on their performance, learners will see if they are beginners or advanced, and where their gaps in knowledge might lie.

Light the blue touch paper.

Learning with 'e's

We know what is coming next, we can control it, and it doesn't tax our minds that much. Yet we can do so much more by encouraging students to question for themselves. That way, they would be more likely to resolve their own cognitive dissonance by going off and doing some personal research to see if they could resolve their own confusion. Do we need anarchy in the school system? Unported License. Should teachers try to create order from chaos?

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. Experienced facilitators know that even the most beautifully designed, carefully planned sessions can go off the rails. Workplace engagement studies provide a keen insight to the organization and what's occurring, but equally important, what managers can do with the results to coach and drive top talent.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Online Visual Identity

Learning Visions

I do, indeed, often look like that. It has something to do with creating an online identity thats well-rounded. Hi Cammy - I know the feeling! You know I love this, Cammy. Oftentimes, when I find a new blog, I will fairly quickly search for a photo so I can map a face to a name, which is interesting since it seems like I should really only care about the ideas expressed in the writing, not how the person looks. Although Im professional, I do have many faces.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Continuing in Second Life

Learning Visions

As with any new learning experience, I find I need to dive in and learn what I dont know. link] -- if youre in Second Life you can also try searching for Meteora or NOAA Virtual Island ). If, like me, youve been reluctant to try Second Life, I can only say just do it and see for yourself. Im ashamed to admit I havent given it a try yet, although it is on my To-Do list. be happy to show you what little I know! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!