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TechSmith Camtasia: Exporting Frames

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel        While developing a recent Camtasia project, I needed to split a large video into multiple segments. The video I was given included mouse movement and plenty of screen clicks. Between all of those clicks, I needed to freeze the screen background for 5-10 seconds so I could explain a concept via callouts.     Looking for Camtasia training?

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Is technology eliminating the Learning & Development role in corporations?

Your Training Edge

You must have seen in many of the previous posts by yourtrainingedge.com [1] the revolutions taking place in corporate learning and development brought about advancement in technology. And the great thing is that most of the newer technologies being launched in this regard are increasingly cost effective as well. Let’s explore this debate here. Firstly, it is affecting the jobs. population.

Training Simulations: An Effective Corporate Training Tool

Designing Digitally

The face of corporate training is changing rapidly to keep up with the latest advances in technology. New ways of doing things are streamlining the training process and studies show the results are favorable. . Virtual learning and simulations are now effectively bridging that gap. . Title: What is it? Description: Simulated training is a virtual environment with a game-like atmosphere. Contact u

LMS Industry Snapshot

LearnDash

Learning management systems have been around for quite some time now, constantly morphing to fit the current demands and trends of today. At one time it was just a “tracking engine” (more or less) and now the market demands that the LMS has to be sleek and feature packed. The The growth in online education is growing the demand for a capable LMS. billion. learning management system lm

How to Choose Between On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training

Not sure whether to offer on-demand or instructor-led training, or both? Each has its pros and cons and your decision will depend on your organization’s needs and goals. Download this eBook to learn which option is better at scale, as well as the resources needed to implement each training type.

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Microlearning: Is it for you?

OpenSesame

Microlearning is the wider approach to improving skills in an informal way. It’s often available on multiple devices such as mobile phones and tablets, allowing employees to learn on-the-go. Along with keeping the learner engaged, microlearning allows for wiggle room. The learner can decide what they want to learn, when they want to learn it, and how they will learn it.  . These courses are short, focused nuggets that last between 3 to 5 minutes. They are designated to specific learning outcomes, rather than four or five objectives. Quick to Develop. Formal and Informal Learning.

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program

Gyrus

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program. Undoubtedly, you have heard it before. Statements like, “how do we make our learning program work for us?” ” or “let’s get social with our learning plan.” ” But, how do you get your learning program up to speed? Just how many mediums are actually needed for our employees to interact with one another?

Microlearning and Adult Learning Go Hand In Hand

CommLab India

When was the last time you learned something that lingered on your senses for long? What was the foremost thing on your mind when you woke up this morning? What makes you revisit the lakeside petite restaurant? know what’s running in your mind. ‘How can I take so many at a time? Shoot one at a time!’ That’s what microlearning does. Wonder what microlearning is? Freedom to learn.

3 Tips for Truly Effective Workplace Learning

CLO Magazine

In a world where almost half of the companies on the Fortune 500 today will likely disappear in 10 years, learning is key. Only companies that have a dynamic workforce can hope to keep up, which means chief learning officers today have a profound part to play in helping their organizations survive and thrive. Learning helps to attract, engage and retain the best people.

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Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough

In this whitepaper, you will discover the main reasons why the LMS alone is no longer meeting the needs of the modern learner. More importantly, you will learn what you can do to enhance its value.

Are Your Video Transitions Helping or Hurting?

Visual Lounge

Have you ever seen a video with cheesy transitions? You know what I’m talking about. Usually spotted in used car commercials and overlong vacation videos, the cheesy transition is truly the mark of an amateur. mean, have you checked out the star wipe lately? Only a fool uses the star wipe, right? Wrong! Today I’m going to go forth boldly and reclaim the star wipe. And the checker wipe! Tweet this).

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Instructional Design Strategies for Collaborative Learning: 4 Approaches For Effective Collaboration

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Collaboration in learning is a good way to invite ideas and brainstorm but does not always meet learning objectives set out by the training team. One way to increase effectiveness and productivity of collaborative learning is by engaging learners in well- defined scripts. Types of ID based Collaborative Approaches. Learners read this chapter and write the continuing second chapter of the story.

What’s the biggest myth about gamification in elearning?

Sponge UK

Karl Kapp is a gamification analyst, elearning consultant and professor at Bloomsberg university. We collected some common assumptions about games and gamification and asked Karl whether the myths stood up to the research in the field. This interview was originally recorded as part of the Big Sponge Hangout in July 2016. 02:35 – Myth: Games are just about adding fun to learning.

Creating an Interesting E-learning GUI Design in Articulate Storyline – Part 5

CommLab India

This is the fifth part in the multi-post blog on creating an interesting GUI using Articulate Storyline. In the last blog, we looked at customizing the Help button in the GUI 1. In this blog post, we will see the steps to add page numbers to a course in Articulate Storyline. The questions don’t appear in sequence and therefore the numbering tends to be incorrect. Let’s see how. Do share.

Storyboarding for eLearning

Storyboarding is a very important step for creating eLearning courses. But don’t you feel it’s a waste of time to start creating the courses from scratch and copy-paste text and other objects from the storyboard to the eLearning tool for course development.

Take the ‘M’ out of LMS

CLO Magazine

In a September shrm.org blog post , James Cross, director of learning product strategy for Workday, challenged learning leaders to think outside their company’s LMS because it’s stifling workers’ curiosity. The systems are transactional, back-end, compliance-driven platforms, Cross wrote. Learning isn’t something to be “managed,” Cross wrote. It should be enabled.

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Best PowerPoint Tutorials for E-learning

Rapid eLearning

When we started this blog in 2007, PowerPoint-based elearning was all the rage, and for good reason. It was a great entry point for people just getting started, especially when the alternative was custom Flash programming that required programming skills and resources. Today, the elearning market is different and PowerPoint elearning isn’t as important (or relevant) as it was ten years ago.

5 Employee Training Podcasts for your Drive to Work

WalkMe Training Station

Get a new outlook on employee training by checking out some podcasts from my list of favorites. found them rather helpful and interesting to listen to, especially on my drive to work. If you get invested in the conversation, it can feel like the people are sitting in the car with you. Podcasts were a nice addition to my list of learning methods, and I think they’ll benefit you as well.

What is eLearning?

Growth Engineering

Whether you spell it eLearning, Elearning or e-Learning, there’s no denying that this is a term that you’re going to come across this term daily basis! As with email , the ‘e’ stands for ‘electronic’. So when you talk about eLearning, you’re actually talking about ‘electronic learning’. It sounds simple enough, but in fact there’s a fair deal of debate around what exactly the term should mean!

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

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Learning and Working on the Web

Clark Quinn , in collaboration with Learnnovators , has created a free and open course on the workplace of the future. The course is dedicated to our late colleague, Jay Cross, founder of the Internet Time Alliance. Each of us provided input and references for the course. Image: Workplace of the Future. would recommend taking the course and pausing to reflect on how this applies to your workplace.

eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Megan Torrance      In my  previous xAPI article  I pointed to the emergence of "geek-free tools and platforms" as the hallmark that xAPI is beginning to achieve main-stream status. It's a progression of the industry toward more, toward faster, and toward better.  Here's a slide I presented at the 2016 ATD ICE conference in Denver. 

7 Must Have LMS Features: #3 - Engaging Content

Lambda Solutions

The LMS landscape enhances training effectiveness for organizations in various markets, if you know which features to look for — but with over 600 options in the LMS market, shopping for a new platform is no easy task. This is the third of seven blogs in our series, Must Have LMS Features. Check out the last post here. Learning Management System LMS

#BersinChat!

Learning on the Leading Edge

#BersinChat. wanted to let you all know about #bersinchat, a new monthly live chat that takes place on Twitter. The first chat takes place next Tuesday at 4pm ET. We’ll be hosting a different chat topic every 3 rd Tuesday of each month at the same time. If you can help promote this first one on your own twitter account, it would be greatly appreciated. You could just retweet this https://twitter.com/jclarey/status/776037617771085824. or copy/paste any of the following: • Announcing #BersinChat from @bersin. to 5p.m. ET [link]. link].

Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success

Is your organization thinking about moving towards a performance development culture? What are the elements to succeeding and keeping managers and employees engaged? Download “A Road Map for Change” to find out and gain insight into making the transition as smooth as possible on your journey into this brave new world.

The Many Benefits Of Tapping Into Organizational Knowledge

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With the advent of globalization, the world is becoming a smaller place and this phenomenon heralds with itself a tremendous shift in the Workplace. Along with a number of other ramifications, this shift brings with itself the need for ‘lifetime learning’. In this scenario, Technology-aided learning builds a successful organization. Organization Knowledge: What is it? Individual Learning.

What Happens When Your Employees Don’t Know?

Axonify

It’s a Saturday. You’ve had a heck of a week. After experiencing the luxury of sleeping in a little, you decide to get started on the day by tackling the usual things … shower, make breakfast, feed the children. When checking your phone (which you do about 100 times a day), you see a promotion come through for an item you’ve been wanting for a while. Exciting!

The Landscape of Learning Technologies in 2016

Lambda Solutions

The Brandon Hall Group issued a study on the Learning Technology landscape of 2016. The report revealed that technology is becoming the top learning and development priority this year, with 48% of survey respondents naming it as #1 on their list. What’s more remarkable, is looking at new emerging learning technologies has taken precedence over learning strategy this year.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

eLearning is continuously evolving, and so is the content we share on our social learning blog. Below are highlights featured in our September 2016 newsletter. We appreciate your interest in TOPYX and look forward to meeting all of your LMS needs. The High Value of Learning Paths. We are all on some type of path. Some of us are moving forward, and some are moving backward. Did you Know? Read More.

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Best Practices for Launching an LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process – and be able to measure success – is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook. Click to download.

Facilitating Online Courses

B Online Learning

For the past year I’ve been facilitating our Master eLearning Course while my colleague Ruth McElhone has been on maternity leave (she’s back now). I’ve found that facilitating in the online environment is quite different from classroom facilitation and as such has a number of unique characteristics and limitations. I’ve learnt (and continue to learn) […]. Facilitating eLearning

The Internet of Things and Launching Learning Ideas

InSync Training

2016 Online Learning Conference Recap. Greetings from Chicago! Members of the InSync Training team, including Jennifer Hofmann, have had the privilege of attending Training Magazine’s 2016 Online Learning Conference (OLC). With learning legends and rising stars on the presentation agenda, the lessons learned were innumerable. Conferences Trends Modern Learning

Open Badges – What you need to know

Gyrus

Open Badges – What you need to know. With gamification being such a buzzworthy topic and so many successful manners in which to implement into your program, it is hard to decide what the best manner is. Ideally, the solution that offers the greatest intrinsic motivation for your learners would be the ideal provision of your learning management system. But, which one is that? Open Standard.