Mind the gap

Learning with 'e's

I was invited to do a Google Hangout video interview ahead of the Reform Symposium online event last week. I was interviewed by Shelly Terrell about my work, my teaching philosophy, and yes. Minding the gap was one of my key messages in the interview. The sign stencilled onto the platforms in London''s underground stations warns of the gap between the edge and the train. Secondly, they need to be aware of the dangers of the gap. Unported License.

Doing and knowing

Learning with 'e's

This is a follow on post from my recent Knowing and Doing blog post. Those who read it will recall that I discussed the tensions between traditional and progressive teaching philosophies. Today, I was doing some personal research related to a book I have been reading. I found Saipan in seconds, releasing me to do other research on the island, using the links Google supplied. 2002) Digital Hemlock: Internet Education and the Poisoning of Teaching.

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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. What are they doing that’s different?

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe As you may know, I struggle with describing what I do. My personal elevator speech when people ask me what I do for a living. "I teach people to do stuff using technology." I've been describing what I do as translating subject-matter expertise into a form most suited to the specified audience, and then applying the appropriate technology to deliver it.

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). What have you been doing in the software training world of late? Cammy, thanks for doing this! Help learners see the model, show some examples of how the model explains the steps, then have them perform some tasks by predicting, from the model, how to do things. United States 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.

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

Learning Visions

But what do you do when the content itself is just plain boring? Dont teach the learner what they already know. What do you do when youre handed a pile of content that makes you want to roll over and die of boredom? With any luck, the client has a reason why the learner needs to know the boring stuff. As in, the learner will actually DO something, preferably something useful, once they know the info. What else can you do really?

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 for Learner: Table of contents objectives (these are the things were going to teach you) Performance Objectives (this is what youll do.) Do you use focusing objectives? Research shows prequestions do work. We all know that people mostly just click through a learning objective page of text bullets (theyve been overused). They do.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Getting Started in Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Ill share with you what I know and point you in the direction of some great resources where you can learn even more. Ive always had the good fortune to have a team of graphic designers and programmers who do that heavy lifting. In Confessions of an Instructional Designer I share an aha learning moment when I realized just how much I dont know about instructional design. Oh and I saw your post about telling other moms what you do. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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. Tobias states: Some adaptations to learning styles may lead instructional developers to teach concepts using multiple illustrations. I think the problem here is not with learning styles, but with the attempt to match the teaching to a particular style. United States License.

Why is Training Important?

Your Training Edge

Is success really about who you know? Or is what you know more important in today’s marketplace? “It is more about who you know than what you know.” “It’s not what you know, but who you know that counts.” When someone pays you to do something, does that make you a professional? Someone may be thinking, “I have a license. He who does not know and knows that he does not know, is a child.

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. Sidebar: This, Tony Karrer , is why schools still need to teach good writing. Kept thinking of Dorothy Parker: "The book fills a well-needed gap." I think good IDs should know the theories. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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

Learning Visions

Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? Weve taken this up before and many of us IDs know the strategies for using audio most effectively by now. We know to avoid narrating text word for word, for instance. You do know that, right?) Do Americans just like to talk way too much? Do I hear India? and what can we do now that we have digital voices that we couldnt do so well before?

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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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Strategies?

Learning Visions

What instructional strategies do you use to make your content more memorable and engaging? ADDIE), but rather the teaching tools themselves. 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. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

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. This past year we started doing more video interviews with SMEs using Flip cameras over the XL1. I have also had SMEs, and myself, do the audio piece and the authenticity does help. Lose sight of those things and everything you do is poo.

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How To Build A Platform Like VIPKID / SAYABC In 2020

Pinlearn

This causes significant performance gaps between China’s urban and rural Youth. So how does VIPKID teaching work ? It is a real-time one-one online teaching platform in China that connects students aged 3-14 years with the world’s best (North American) teachers to English immersion learning. . VIPKID offers live one-one 25-minute classes with online tutors teaching remotely from the comforts of their home. One-one Teaching Model.

Free L&D webinars for November 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Leaves, tree, red ” by Peng Sun is licensed by Pixabay. This is always a great time of year to stay inside, and we’ve had plenty of encouragement this year to do just that. What a great time to catch up on work and even do a bit of professional development.

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Free L&D webinars for December 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Ladybug, lucky charm, deco, New Year’s Eve ” by annca is licensed by Pixabay. While you can perform these tricks inside of Photoshop, it’s actually faster and easier to do inside of PowerPoint. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars? Contact us here to let us know!

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Free L&D webinars for October 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Brussels sprouts before roasting ” by John Sullivan is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. PT: Six Simple Elearning Success Strategies As instructional designers, we know the difference between presenting information and providing learning experiences. Nevins, D.O.,

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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. Manual data entry stifles the true potential of this model, however, When it comes to identifying knowledge gaps or potential performance improvement recommendations, automation is the stepping stone to broader application. Seat license models even change without a captive audience.

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? For example, writing a course in a foreign language to teach the language to a group of beginners may not be the best way to teach.

PODCAST 130: Turning Junior-level Talent into Top Sales Professionals with Eddie Baez

Sales Hacker

We have events and do all kinds of different, interesting things. He’s an account executive on one hand, closing deals and building pipelines and doing all of the things that we talk about all the time. Tell us about IBISWorld and what you do there. What are you doing?

How To Start an Online School in 5 Simple Steps

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

Now that you know what an LMS means, let’s quickly understand how an LMS will benefit your school. Engage in a flexible manner – You can teach or provide information to your students in different formats that are more engaging and meaningful.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Corn, Maze, Crop ” by Andrew Martin is licensed by Pixabay. It’s an addiction where one has the need to do everything more quickly, with fewer moving parts and less manual repetition. Let PowerPoint do the heavy lifting for you! Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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

LifterLMS

Sally is from ThePractitionerPlatform.com where she helps natural health practitioners start and grow their online businesses by teaching them how to build their sites and offering services that will help get them off the ground and to the next level in their businesses. Where do we go?

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. Within a corporate setting, apart from having a specific set of skills to do the job, employees need to adhere to certain internal standards and policies of an organization or government, hence additional Compliance Training is required.

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.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Smartphone, park bench, Pokemon ” by MonikaP is licensed by Pixabay. Organizations are rapidly exploring new ways to get these frontline employees the support they need to do their best work, but traditional training isn’t an option. companies spend more than $90 billion dollars on training and development, yet training managers continually feel pressure to do more with less. Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 10:30AM – 11:30AM PT: Virtual Facilitation - What to Do and How?

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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.

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

How much do your employees know about protection in this time of cyber threats and hackers? Teach your workers to more easily spot phishing attempts and email scams. Include some mobile-friendly games to reinforce your teaching. Others do better outside in nature.

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Free learning & development webinars for September 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Chestnut, tree, nature ” by Holger Schué is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 12PM – 1PM PT: Successful Implementation of Virtual Management Training How do you ensure installation of learning for your front-line leaders and management team?

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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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Q&A with Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive Services

Teach people in a way that facilitates learning and contributes to their success. What communications strategy do you use to help launch mandatory training efforts? On average, how much time every year do you think staff spend on mandatory training and should that time be protected? I don’t know that I can say with confidence that anyone’s training time is necessarily “protected,” but we place a big emphasis on learning in general here.

Q&A with client CCO or Famous L&D person – Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive Services

Teach people in a way that facilitates learning and contributes to their success. What communications strategy do you use to help launch mandatory training efforts? On average, how much time every year do you think staff spend on mandatory training and should that time be protected? I don’t know that I can say with confidence that anyone’s training time is necessarily “protected,” but we place a big emphasis on learning in general here.

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasting is also referred to as video screen capture , and is a great way to teach or share ideas. We make both screen recording and video editing software because we know that being able to capture your computer screen at work increases productivity. How many times a day do you have to answer the same question? How do I reconnect to the printer?”. How do I access those Q4 files again?”. You know. What could screencasting do for your bids?

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

Learning Visions

Can do an awful lot with PPT. Better than Bullet Points Develop a treatment Apply Richard Mayer’s SOI model Choose graphics with soul, interactions with meaning, and animations that teach Taking an existing classroom course – think about TRANSFORMING it, not converting it. Whose advice do you follow?) Decide who wins the case When you see something you like, try to do it in PowerPoint. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

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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.

Free L&D webinars for April 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Egg, socket, full ” by Jerzy Górecki is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 8AM – 9AM PT: Avoid Buyer’s Remorse: A Guide to Procuring Learning Technology (Free for ATD members) Why do so many learning technology projects fail to deliver sustained value to their organization? There’s power in devoting time to internally solving the skills gap. Examples of what facilitators can do before, during and after learning events.

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