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Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

How Will the Coronavirus Shape Virtual Learning and Work? Below are tips and action items from three different viewpoints: 1) Tips for Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. 2) Tips for Learning Practitioners. 3) Tips for Everyone Working From Home. 1) Tips For Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. As a result, we should be ready to help organizations adopt virtual learning solutions and integrate them into their workflows. Do you know why?

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

This year, however, our nation and the rest of the world remain frozen in place by Covid-19. For example, think about what’s happening in the world of work. As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. 4) Virtual Learning How-To Resources. Also, if you hear about other offers that learning professionals would appreciate, please let us know. Virtual Learning Environment.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All The Worlds A-Twitter

Learning Visions

Friday, October 03, 2008 All The Worlds A-Twitter Ive succumbed to Twitter. That sort of freaked me out and I momentarily panicked -- how do I reply back and just how did they find me so fast? (oh, Not a bad start-up time, if I do say so myself. I know that Karyn Romeis has a cold. I know people consolidate and slim down ( Brent , for instance), but Im not sure Im ready for that challenge. Ill let you know what I decide. Do you Twitter?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

Tuesday, July 10, 2007 The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace Over the past few weeks Ive conducted about 17 interviews with current college students and recent graduates. This was a little wake up call to me as I sit in my little e-Learning world, trying to immerse myself in all that is new. The rest of the world is not in this technology bubble yet. How many of the World of Warcraft Guild Masters who are getting hired for their special guild skills women?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island

Learning Visions

Friday, August 24, 2007 Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island As you know, Ive been trying to walk-the-talk and experiment a bit with Second Life, role my virtual sleeves up and see what all the fuss is about. had become involved in Ren Island: I became involved in Ren Island like most people did.they happened to find out about (I did through a good friend who did a lot of the build) some time hanging around and enjoying it, and then volunteered to do stuff.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Employers are increasingly concerned that graduates lack skills that are critical for success in today’s world of work. Associations are equipped to bridge this skills gap, but they’re somewhat late to the game. By offering live and virtual community-driven learning forums , associations can add value in meaningful ways that lower-priced standalone continuing education can’t touch. Licensing structure.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning

Learning Visions

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning Welcome to stop #3 of The Karl Kapp Games, Gadgets, and Gizmos Virtual World Book Tour. Do They? ) 14) Its not whether or not you played games or still do, its simply the fact that you were shaped by a popular culture that was shaped by video games. I feel like Im floating in this liquid generational gap between the boomers and the gamers. Do we actually have a lot more time to figure this out?

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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. But they do like to use it to visit new places or do group activities." Thoughtfully experiment with 3D worlds and keep our eyes out for other environments that may be more appropriate. But perhaps we can do some of the key things (e.g., United States License.

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?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Continuing in Second Life

Learning Visions

Since I last posted, Ive been back "in-world" a couple of times. 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 ). Its a virtual click-to-learn exercise. If, like me, youve been reluctant to try Second Life, I can only say just do it and see for yourself. be happy to show you what little I know! United States License.

Free L&D webinars for October 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Brussels sprouts before roasting ” by John Sullivan is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. October’s crop of events is full of information and tips to stay productive, even in uncertain times. Nevins, D.O., You know exactly what you want, but get slowed down by the technology.

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Free L&D webinars for February 2021

Limestone Learning

“ Heart, leaves, foliage ” by Bianca Mentil is licensed by Pixabay. Tips to align fellow leaders across the organization around reskilling. Learn tips, tricks and techniques to make the impossible. How do you reach contacts now working for home?

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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. Real world examples. Know of any upcoming free L&D webinars?

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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?

Free learning & development webinars for June 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Smartphone, park bench, Pokemon ” by MonikaP is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 12PM – 1PM PT: Hidden Gems in PowerPoint That Could Rock Your World The problem with PowerPoint is that it’s too easy. 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. You’ll learn to: Control who enters your virtual training room and who drives it.

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Free L&D webinars for April 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Flower, Yellow, Daffodil ” by Pixelia is licensed by Pixabay. Many of us are getting a crash course in remote work as we quickly get up to speed on teleconferencing, videoconferencing and the vast array of tools and hacks for virtual teams. Already 50% of today’s employees work virtually as of 2020 and many more would like to. Thursday, April 2, 2020, 10AM – 11AM PT: From In-Person to Virtual Learning – The Time Is Now! Identify, assess and close skill gaps.

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Free L&D webinars for August 2019

Limestone Learning

is licensed by Pixabay. However, the features alone do not engage the participants. It's what you choose to do with those features that’ll make the difference in your next virtual training, webinar, or meeting. During this session, you’ll learn what you can do to be successful in the virtual environment and avoid having everyone ask for a recording or a copy of the slides five minutes into your next virtual event.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? In the past, L&D‘s focus had been to design training programs based on defined learning needs, skill gaps and business goals. The practice of “working out loud” can eliminate this gap by encouraging sharing, capturing tacit knowledge and creating a collective organizational hive-mind. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”

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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 February 2020

Limestone Learning

“ American Football ” by Keith Johnston is licensed by Pixabay. Such a short month and so much to do! Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 10AM – 11AM PT: Bolstering Continuing Education: How to Increase Lifelong Learning in the Modern World Technology continues to radically change how we consume information, yet when it comes to learning programs, many have stayed strikingly static. Quick tips for managing successful training projects.

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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. 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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Scrambled Egg Mind of a Beginner

Learning Visions

Thought Id check-in and give you all a quick status update on what Ive been up to: As you may know, I recently started with Kineo as the VP of Learning Design. Although Ive been doing this work for 15ish years, the ground beneath me is shaky and I feel like Im in new waters, navigating new people, new processes, new tools. Next week Ill be heading to Kineo World Headquarters in the UK for 5 days. Adjusting to life as a virtual office worker. United States License.

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. Gain specific tips and habits to adapt to whatever happens in the room, including keeping things on track and steering them back there when they threaten to go off 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. 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?

Free L&D webinars for November 2019

Limestone Learning

“ Rubber Boots, Rain, Autumn ” by Peter Sitte is licensed by Pixabay. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Address the Skills Gap Challenge with Micro-Credentialing Micro-credentialing is a great way to track upskilling and certification for learners within organizations. Join Jeff Salin, senior instructional designer in the Learning and Creative Services department at D2L, to learn how other organizations are leveraging open badges to address the skills gap challenge.

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? Blended learning courses often include classroom or virtual classroom training experiences, but other content is used to augment and enhance the classroom.

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

LifterLMS

Ellen shares some tips and strategies she uses with her clients to create effective online courses that get students the results they signed up for. 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. Do you need some help? Do you have courses?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Meeting Face to Face

Learning Visions

Its nice to know who youre really talking to. ha Do we undervalue non-verbal communication? For several online classes I’ve had to take, we have a professor who requires us to post a information page with an picture to let everyone know what we all look like and we present them during the class. I dont do any online teaching at the moment, but I do a lot of online collaboration on projects -- reviewing content with SMEs, going over storyboards, etc.

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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. Anytime a new thing comes out its described as "revolutionary" - its going to change the way we do things. Then the world wide web. Just like a vending machine, you do it by yourself. Incremental: Some forms of online training support current ways of doing things Virtual classrooms, presentation software, authoring tools, assessment tools, LMS. United States License.

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.

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. Join Panopto to learn nine things you may be doing the old way, why they're no longer necessary, and how updating your approach to video learning will enable you to maximize its value. Why and What Should You Do?

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?

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

In this insightful and engaging presentation, 25-year Walt Disney World veteran Lenn Millbower shares the ways in which the following five strategies were, and are, trained, coached, rewarded and enhanced at every level within the Disney parks organization. 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.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Surveys -- Steve had four different survey questions to kick things off in an interactive way: What will you be doing during this webinar? What do you want to explore today? Its going to change drastically -- integration with virtual social worlds Karl: Interesting to note the # (27%) of organizations that are using more than one tool. Which tools do you primarily use? Ya know, the ol, "dang, I wish someone could tell me __". United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Memoirs of an "Instructional Designer"

Learning Visions

I have learned everything I "know" about instructional design and teaching by doing. I started my professional life in operations -- behind the scenes helping people do their jobs better. I wrote a monthly user-newsletter -- tips and tricks for maximizing the application. If youd like to learn more about what Im doing these days, check out my current job description. One of my peers who had TONS more technical skills than I had left the program to DO stuff.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2020

Limestone Learning

“ Corn, Maze, Crop ” by Andrew Martin is licensed by Pixabay. And when it all gets too confusing in the outdoor world, we have the great indoors and a packed menu of free webinars to keep us busy. Let PowerPoint do the heavy lifting for you! Contact us here to let us know!

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