Library Overview: Medical Images
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
Now you can get in on the action because we have a treasure trove of medical stock assets in our library to add to your collection. To that end, we have high definition images of most of the major human organs, each from various different angles. The post Library Overview: Medical Images appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Someone needs to train all those newbies, right?
The Definition of Great Lectora Templates
MARCH 10, 2016
Become a member today and find these and other handy tools for streamlined eLearning in our Lectora template library , which is built directly into the Lectora Inspire interface. The post The Definition of Great Lectora Templates appeared first on eLearning Brothers. eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured Lectora Resources Products/Services ResourcesFlash Cards.
4 Captivate Templates to Improve Your Orientation Course
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Click on the image to view the template in the library. Click on the image to view the template in the library. It’s definitely good for new employees to know who they can go to for questions and who are the founders and/or executives they might see walking around the building. Click on the image to view the template in the library. Company History.
With Animal Cutouts, Your “aLearning” Will Never Be The Same
APRIL 1, 2016
When you need to indicate correctness, it is definitely better to show Fynn’s first picture (shown above). In the meantime, you can download this preview of our Animal Cutout Library here. Company Culture Cutout People Library eLearning Featured Products/ServicesOnce in a while, an idea so revolutionary comes along that it dwarfs all other ideas. Behold: Animal Cutouts! Frank.
Feel the Power Behind These Executive Storyline Templates
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
An executive, by definition, has the power or authority to put a plan into action. Meet the new Executive style and layout templates available in our eLearning Template Library. Click the image to view the template in the library! Click on the image to view this template in the library! Click on the image to view this template in the library!
4 Revealing Articulate Storyline Templates
JANUARY 18, 2016
The click-and-reveal interaction is a tool used frequently throughout eLearning courses and is a very common Articulate Storyline template found in our library. Click to view this template in the library! This simple, but useful, template is a great way to sort and store terms and definitions that you need a learner to understand prior to completion of a course.
5 Popular Categories of PowerPoint Graphics
JANUARY 11, 2016
These slides are definitely meant to wow. Infographics are, by definition, a way to visually represent data. While these are our most popular categories, our PowerPoint Graphics Library is expansive. eLearning Featured PowerPoint Graphic Library Powerpoint Resouces Products/Services ResourcesThese are the five categories of graphics that see the most downloads. Animated.
Bringing the Great Outdoors into Your eLearning
MARCH 1, 2016
If you want to experience a warrior-like feeling akin to scaling El Capitan without a safety line (not recommended), but want to do so in style, try one of our many eLearning templates (definitely recommended). eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured Instructional Design Resources Products/Services ResourcesBut I digress. Tent stakes. Glamping. TWO TWIN BEDS! Preparedness.
3 New Captivate Knowledge Checks to Put Into Action
JUNE 13, 2016
Simply drop each word tile to its corresponding definition and voilà! Adobe Captivate Resources eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured Products/Services ResourcesOne handy utility of Adobe Captivate is the option to include shared actions. Simply Drag and Drop. blue and teal beauty! This is a simple drag and drop interaction to test your learners’ vocabularies.
Fill in the Gap with PowerPoint Graphics
MARCH 8, 2016
Click on the image to see this template in the library! Click on the image to see this template in the library! Click on the image to see this template in the library! Well this is definitely the graphic for that. Take a look and see how our PowerPoint Graphic Library can help you fill in the gap in your eLearning needs! But what about what’s in the middle?
Incorporate Lectora Course Starters into Your eLearning
APRIL 21, 2016
The old adage “time is money” definitely still rings true in this day and age. Click on the image to view this template in the library! Click on the image to view this template in the library! Click on the image to view this template in the library! eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured Lectora Resources Products/Services Resourcesright away.
The Responsive Course Design Storyboard Kit
DECEMBER 7, 2015
eLearning eLearning Template Library Featured Lectora Resources Products/Services ResourcesAs you may or may not know, Lectora Online has recently released with a new Responsive Course Design feature built in. This feature will be coming to the next release of Lectora Inspire, as well. That’s where this free Responsive Course Design Storyboard Kit from Trivantis comes into play.
Social Networking – Library or Coffee Shop? Part I
JULY 27, 2009
There are numerous other reasons, but this issue of time, cost and complexity constraint is definitely a primary motivator. tools generally requires a much more “hands off” approach when it comes to crafting participant’s online learning environments and I often use the analogy of the library versus the coffee shop to explain it to other faculty. So, what does Web 2.0 Have Web 2.0
QR Codes: The nuts and bolts #QRCode #edtech #ukedchat
Dont Waste Your Time
JANUARY 17, 2011
In my first post about the codes - – I quoted this definition of a QR Code: “A QR Code is a matrix code (or two-dimensional bar code) created by Japanese corporation Denso-Wave in 1994.” QR Codes Android eBook iPhone Lecture Library Marketing Presentation QR Code Smart Phone TechnologyWhen I got over the initial “huh? What is a QR Code? Source: Wikipedia.
Learning Objects: A Practical Definition (By Rory McGreal)
JULY 23, 2007
Metadata makes it possible to select and integrate relevant learning experiences from a relatively small library of learning objects. Rory McGreal provides a rationale to relate variations in terminology into a single practical definition of Learning Objects. Link to article "Learning objects make it unnecessary to have thousands of iterations of the same teaching point. Reusable learning objects permit lessons to be generated and customized for specific groups or even for individuals. instructional design
Learning Objects: A Practical Definition (By Rory McGreal)
JULY 23, 2007
Metadata makes it possible to select and integrate relevant learning experiences from a relatively small library of learning objects. Rory McGreal provides a rationale to relate variations in terminology into a single practical definition of Learning Objects. Link to article "Learning objects make it unnecessary to have thousands of iterations of the same teaching point. Reusable learning objects permit lessons to be generated and customized for specific groups or even for individuals.
Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016
APRIL 12, 2016
Yes, I check out books from the library and read them. I also acquire and read them on my iPad, such as Jane’s great Modern Workplace Learning. In my queue is Jane Bozarth’s Show Your Work. . Omnigraffle is as always my diagramming tool, and it’s definitely a way I express and refine my thinking. It’s that time again: Jane Hart is running her 2016 (and 10th!) Top 100 Tools for Learning poll. She’s now asking that you categorize them as Education, Training & Performance Support, and/or Personal Learning & Productivity.
Microlearning: Fab or Fad?
MARCH 18, 2015
The term hasn’t yet made its way into dictionaries, so a crowd-sourced definition seems appropriate, and Wikipedia’s has apparently been copied to a number of other places: Microlearning deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities. Microlearning is definitely fab, and not a fad. Microlearning fits modern work styles. Thanks for reading!
3 ways of creating video-based online learning: An e-learning perspective
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
This client’s chosen training medium had always been the classroom environment, which is definitely a strong platform to impart communication skills because it provides opportunities for close social and inter-personal interactions. However, it also has some definite shortcomings – primarily low retention rates and lesser reach. Short video-based learning nuggets. Animated videos.
Current state of Gamification in the LMS Market
JUNE 29, 2015
86% wanted badges – within that, nearly 45% wanted a built-in badge library. They want more than the usual three – a built-in badge library to start with (at least 25 badges min.). 202 vendors have three gamification features – definitely an improvement from 2014. third factor is consumer knowledge – they ask for gamification, and clearly know what it is – at least in basic form of a leaderboard, badges, points, not necessarily the actual definition of it. . Built-in badge library (no-brainier). But you continue to try. Uh, oh.
Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace
MARCH 10, 2014
Off-the-Shelf Content Libraries. The Off-the-Shelf Content Libraries offer organizations ready access to high-quality, vetted and verified content, which is available in a variety of flexible formats to suit the learner. The training budget should take into account the cost of buying courses from the libraries from time to time – as per the needs of the learners.
The 5 Tech Developments Changing The LMS
JANUARY 20, 2016
LMSes have traditionally done a poor job of making a curated library of content available at the point of need. Few answers, but definitely a lot of talk.) No one’s positive how peer-to-peer learning will eventually work best, but one thing is certain: it is jarring for digital natives to go from a radically open arena of Likes and upvotes to an LMS that keeps them in solitary confinement.
Seven Ways to Use the iPad for Workplace Learning
FEBRUARY 9, 2010
High Def Video Libraries – High definition video is already a big part of our lives – YouTube, Vimeo and others support HD, having a handheld device the size of an iPad that’s capable of rendering HD video is special indeed. Workplaces can create their own HD video libraries. Video is effective for learning; customized high definition, anytime video will have a greater idea. 6. The ability to draw directly with your fingers versus a stylus or mouse is a definite plus for the iPad. 7. The iPad is here. How do you save and transfer documents to the iPad?
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)
MARCH 26, 2008
e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments. It examines the use of blogging softwareas an interface to digital library content stored in a separaterepository. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us
Smart Companies Support Informal Learning
OCTOBER 29, 2012
According to The eLearning Guild Research Library , studies show informal learning as a proportion of all workplace learning at more than 50% to 80%, and research shows that many workers say that informal workplace learning is far more important to them than workplace training programs. If they do they are likely to kill it. How can we define informal learning? Source: [link].
Top 7 Internet Tools to Brainstorm Ideas for Your MOOC
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 7, 2015
Definitely worth checking out, based on the impressive list of names alone. Also partners with the British Library and the British Museum. 2. MindMeister. MOOCs are definitely the future. But, for the time being, let’s focus on why MOOCs are so effective and how you can use them to your advantage. Easier said than done, because great ideas don’t exactly grow on trees.
Tin Can API, the evolution of SCORM
MAY 27, 2015
If you have a whole library of courses that are not optimized for Tin Can API, then an LRS may not be the right solution for you. If you have a need to regularly schedule courses or need to provide certifications, than you will definitely need an LMS. Tin Can API means there is less reliance on an LMS as these experiences are stored in a Learning Record Store, or LRS. Certification.
The Promise Of 3D Learning
AUGUST 10, 2011
Off-the-cuff, I think there are some definite reasons this is happening: System cost/cost of development – It isn’t budget friendly to implement a ‘behind the firewall’ system that allows for collaborative 3D. First, because the hardware till just a few years ago wasn’t very good at rendering 3D without the use of specialized hardware and drivers (graphic accelerator + GL library).
A Recipe for Explaining eLearning During Thanksgiving
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
Well, it’s definitely a New Digital World. I’m pulled in so many directions, I’d SNAP like a wishbone if it weren’t for a cornucopia of new tools eLearning tools that speed up my design and development process, and make my final products more engaging.”. Take the opportunity this holiday to use this recipe for explaining eLearning during thanksgiving. Good luck! YOU: “I don’t know.
Closed Captions in Online Videos
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
The ADA does not definitively say whether or not captions are needed for videos hosted online, but really: how could it? In 2010, Netflix was presented with a class action lawsuit for failing to providing captions for their entire library of videos. Closed Captioning, in terms of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) , has become a hot topic. Give it a try today!
Interactivity in e-Learning – Do you need to go up a level?
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
But games or experiential learning, will definitely cost you a more than a bit! These interactivities are simple, not difficult to develop and definitely take up the interest level of the learner by several notches. readymade template library of interesting mini games is best suited for clients who have limited budgets but want the e-content to be engaging.
E-learning Tools: A Developer’s Review of Adobe Captivate 7
MARCH 19, 2014
Developers can also take advantage of an extensive library of pre-made interactions and templates. library of customizable interactivities, currently including 26 different types, which are all editable using the built-in Visual Editor. Captivate 7 includes a library of customizable interactivities. library of photo characters with a variety of poses is included. 3.
"Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)
MARCH 26, 2008
This article investigates the use of social software applications in digital library environments. It examines the use of blogging software as an interface to digital library content stored in a separate repository. ( LINK ). The article concludes with a review of positive and negative outcomes from this approach and makes recommendations for further research
What is in store for the LMS Space: My Forecasts for 2016
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
And for those folks wondering on the whole video in general, definitely expect to see a tie to social. Expect to see reward stores, built-in badge libraries to appear in 2016. Lately there have been quite a few articles relating to where the LMS is heading, what is the future of the LMS market and so forth. All interesting reads, but do they really get to the heart of the matter, which is how will it affect you the buyer and what advantages are available for the supplier (i.e. vendor)? Forecast #1. Curating Content. Not just capturing links and content on the internet.
How programmers compare to everybody else?
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
But he’s also using a restricted definition of what painting evolves, based on his experience with the more structured 15th century painting techniques he was taught at Florence’s art school. Is that really the case though, or are there commonalities with other fields and valuable lessons that other professions can teach us? Programmers and artists. Maciej Ceg?owski, Maciej Ceg?owski,
What Is Microlearning And Why You Should Care
MAY 11, 2016
Empowering them within their convenience is definitely the way to go! Create a Taxonomy of Training Modules in the Corporate eLearning Library. Also, try to create complete and independent modules, and have them arranged in the library in alphabetical order. Besides, far from a fad, microlearning is not even a new concept in the first place. Glad that you asked. Click To Tweet.
Do We All Learn the Same Way?
DECEMBER 22, 2014
While some need to isolate themselves in the deepest, darkest corner of the library or office to concentrate, others need to talk through new material with a partner or a group. We definitely all share some degree of preference for how we are introduced new concepts and how we deal with retaining them. We Learn Best in Different Ways. The 7 Basic Styles of Learning. Final Thoughts.
Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple
Clive on Learning
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
What I saw was still in beta and with no definite launch date, but it looked in good shape to me and so it's probably only a few months away. Storyline is a desktop authoring tool which Articulate would probably position alongside their current Studio suite of Presenter, QuizMaker and Engage, but for me this is definitely a replacement. The tool includes a library of cartoon characters which you can manipulate using different expressions and gestures for use in scenarios. This demonstrates really well, although this style will definitely not suit all audiences.
Top Ten Learning Management Systems – July Rankings
JULY 16, 2013
Seriously, beyond me and honestly it hurts them. #5 Biz Library Company College – Another previous top ten ranking platform that “gets it” The user interface is quite nice – on the end user side, and I love the video blocks capability on the front end (they were the first to do this from a LMS side – to my knowledge). So, why aren’t they higher?
Guest Post: 5 Effective Ways of Maximizing Mobile Tech In Learning Pursuits
NOVEMBER 17, 2013
They practically use it for eLearning by conducting online searches, visiting virtual libraries, streaming media contents, and purchasing ebooks. For a definitive list of apps to make you smarter, you can refer to this post. This will will start off with a guest post form Jenni Birch who writes about apps, computer art, music and the latest developments in technology. Attending MOOCs.
Building Online Instructor Presence with Camtasia
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
As you will see in this video, I set the tone with a peppy tune (“Coast to Coast” from the pre-loaded library in Camtasia Studio) and an animated title slide. I use this video to congratulate students on surviving the first week of a new semester, highlight (literally!) When asked if those videos helped them “learn course concepts and improve skills,” 95% said “definitely.”
10 Tips to Earn Money as an eLearning Professional
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
In fact, you could build an extensive eLearning course library that has the potential to bring a stream of income. 8. While eLearning freelancing and many other instructional design careers may not offer benefits or paid vacations, there are definitely perks of being an eLearning professional. Discover your niche and get to know it inside and out. . Figure out how to stand out. .
Gamification in Workplace Learning: The Role of Play
OCTOBER 19, 2011
Gamification definitely has a role in workplace learning. Too Here’s what’s behind each door: The Library – This door houses all the course content in whatever form it may be, including documents, video, audio, photos, info-graphics, and other media. All the knowledge they need to pass an evaluation is contained in the Library. Yes, it does.
The Best of eLearning in June 2015
JUNE 24, 2015
It’s been one hot month here at the Trivantis Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. I am definitely envying our partners over at ITC Learning in Australia for the cool weather they are experiencing right now. The eLearning Brothers just added Camtasia templates to their library! But as hot as it’s been in Cincinnati, the eLearning articles on the web have been even hotter. Enjoy! 1.
Call for #papers and #chapters
AUGUST 8, 2013
This publication is a landmark in the field of IS&T and has become one of the established reference publications in most predominant academic libraries around the world. The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology (3rd Edition) , will provide comprehensive coverage and up-to-date definitions of the most important issues, concepts, trends and technologies in IS and IT.