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. 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.

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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."

Talented Learning: Greatest Hits of 2015

Talented Learning

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. We don’t aim to find holes or gaps based on arbitrary standards. When you experience a good one, you know it.

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? What else can you do really?

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: 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.

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.” Teach him.

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: 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. Kept thinking of Dorothy Parker: "The book fills a well-needed gap."

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.

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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. 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.

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. Do you have a public blog at this point?

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?

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: 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 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. In a way, accreditation becomes a career enhancement tool that offers your students the right equipment to do great in their professional lives.

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.

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.

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?

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?

Conflict resolution

Learning with e's

The theory American psychologist Leon Festinger was interested in the conflict that we experience when our beliefs or values do not coincide with other values and beliefs. Unported License. This is number 11 in my series of short posts on learning theories.

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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.

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. Do you know how well you’re doing? But how do you scale role play?

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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. You know.

Where is the road map?

Learning with e's

No matter how much successive governments pontificate on 'the way ahead' and no matter how much (or how little) money they throw at the problem, the fact is - we are standing still, because no one really knows where we are going. Unported License. Warning - this is a rant.

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.

How to Design Programs Around Outcomes, Unlock Flipped Classrooms, and More with Course Launcher Ellen Martin

LifterLMS

It is rare to find someone who can do all five of the jobs above. So, I started looking at it a little closer, and I think about my own experience with taking courses, and as an adult learner, we have different ways of approaching how we do courses and all that kind of thing.

When Opportunity Knocks

CLO Magazine

Little did she know it would change her life. In her role now, Simmons does little teaching herself but manages her team of 320 who develop learning strategies for their business partners. Simmons said that’s what she tries to do in her role now.

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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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Are You Qualified to Build E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

It empowers people to do more and it creates opportunity for the ones using the tools. But it does mean that I am able to do something I couldn’t do before. They’re fun metaphors and do illustrate some truth; but they fall apart quickly. He can do that all on his own.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: A Deserted Second Life

Learning Visions

Well, I do know that some educators are experimenting thoughtfully with Second Life ( Karl Kapp , for one). And I also know that theres a lot of hype and a lot of people who havent bought into the whole notion of even having a second life. Do you have a Second Life?

Online training practices destined to increase employee productivity

eFront

So, talk to them, do “test drives” and try out early drafts of your content, have them take some assessment tests, and, in general, experiment and listen. You don’t have to go too far with this, just a basic, medium and advanced course will do just fine.