Doing and knowing

Learning with e's

This is a follow on post from my recent Knowing and Doing blog post. 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.

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. Minding the gap was one of my key messages in the interview. My view is that there is also a gap - a perceptual gulf - between what teachers intend and what students expect.

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Mind the gap!

Learning with e's

Instead, let me say that the ''listening but not hearing'' problem is just one of the ''gaps'' teachers and students experience just about every day in education - chasms and transactional distances that can open up between intentions of one person and misrepresentations of another.

Minding the gap

Learning with e's

The slogan 'Mind the gap between educational technology and technology in education' can be translated as: technology should be used with pedagogical purpose and should never be used just for the sake of it. Unported License.

Everything You Should Know About Agile eLearning Before Investing

Your Training Edge

Agile eLearning is a critical attribute in today’s learning that has been greatly enhanced through technology. This post presents everything you should know about agile eLearning before investing.

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How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. Rely heavily on an LMS as a foundation for their learning technology stack. Our members are state-licensed doctors with board certifications they must maintain. What are their peers doing?

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.

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.

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

Talented Learning

Thanks to a surge in learning technology innovation and greater demand for a workforce with proven professional skills , the business of selling continuing education units ( CEUs ) is growing bigger each day. People often seek continuing education to earn or maintain a professional 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. Don’t defend a perceived product gap. Admit the gap, say what you do and move on.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? Instead, they want to add value by helping you stay ahead of the technology curve. Licensing and Pricing Guide.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interview with Brent Schlenker

Learning Visions

First, I sat in on a Brent webinar: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! A nice follow-on to the webinar, we talked a bit more about learning campaigns, emerging technologies and, of course, the upcoming DevLearn 09. United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. In the 90s there were one or two ways to do e-Learning: CDRoms and then the web. Gary has worked on three "Emerging e-Learning" reports Emerging E-Learning Technologies: Have looked at 52 emerging technologies. 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 founded Talented Learning to be a fresh, independent, accurate and practical voice in the learning technology industry. 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: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

Learning Visions

Friday, January 30, 2009 Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"? My (educational) background is in Management of technology (MBA/IT). 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.) The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

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. I didnt learn anything new about the technologies or even how they are being used. 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.

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 Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Associations are equipped to bridge this skills gap, but they’re somewhat late to the game. 9) Let’s talk about technology. Associations of every size want to make the most of their investment in learning technology.

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: Personal Hard Drive

Learning Visions

Mark writes, "You wanna know what a PLE is? We use technology for storage. Late, we go back to our various storage facilities for all the hard-core processing we do with our brains. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

Here’s one of them to give you an idea of what it really means: Why is Adobe really doing this? One very significant partner in this list is ARM, the chipmaker that licenses its IP cores to handheld device makers. Or they all know HTML 5 will – ultimately.

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When or When Not to Use Open Source LMS?

G-Cube

– this is what a client’s IT Manager commented after looking at technology requirements sheet of our Wizdom LMS in a presentation last week (It’s built on.Net, and uses Windows Server, IIS, & MS SQL/Oracle as back-end platform). You love Microsoft!

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: 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. Now these are just two people, but they are real people who are in the workforce who are making use of technology tools. Heres their technology stories: "Jane" graduated from college in 1979. She self-reports to be "pretty savvy" when it comes to technology. If I have time to do that I’d rather be working in my yard. She doesnt know what SecondLife is.

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: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

As you may know, Ive only been there once. Christopher Simpson also comments: As for doing business, holding meetings and such in SL, its really a matter of what works and what doesnt. It takes brains and a bit of technological savvy to figure out what route to follow for any individual situation — something many corporations seem to lack when it comes to new media. But they do like to use it to visit new places or do group activities."

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?

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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Women, Gaming & the Guild Master Ceiling

Learning Visions

A basic premise of the book is that gamers are on their way into the workplace and will be changing how we do business. I think there may be a difference in whether girls identify themselves as gamers or not, even if they do play games. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

The State of Instructional Design

Tom Spiglanin

Because technology and the ways that workers learn continue to evolve, what works well today may not work at all in five years’ time. 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.

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: 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.

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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