Lectora Games with Class
AUGUST 11, 2016
One of the best ways an instructor can get a large group of learners engaged and interested in the material is to offer an activity that the entire class can participate in. Today, we wanted to give a little taste of some of our best Lectora game templates that are fun for the whole class. Have a little class and check out these Lectora games and more in our Lectora Template Library
What Employees Worry About Between Training Classes.
MAY 24, 2016
Employees need support and guidance after class to help apply new skills. hours of the year, they’re doing their jobs and presumably applying what they learned in class. For example, if new managers take a class on how to coach employees. Who can they talk to if their forays into employee coaching don’t go as illustrated in class? So people still need help after class.
What Managers Worry About Between Training Classes
MAY 31, 2016
How are employees improving their skills between training classes? The first article discussed the concerns employees have once class ends. However, managers don’t always have the skills or understanding to help employees transfer knowledge from training classes to work tasks. Depending on who makes training decisions, managers might not even know what happened in class.
5 Reasons Facilitators Keep Virtual Training Class Size Small
NOVEMBER 24, 2014
I recently posted a blog concerning the optimal class size for virtual training. wanted to share more than my personal opinion, so I asked members of our Facebook Virtual Classroom Community of Practice what they thought. Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Best Practices
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
You can combine OTS courses with other training, such as a live class, video, or book, to. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. of learners. busy trainers? You’re. goals.
Fourth Summer 2011 Learning in 3D class
AUGUST 4, 2011
For this class, we were privileged to have Andrew Hughes, the president of Designing Digitally visit with us. And he gave us a tour of their browser-based 3D campus tour software. You can check out this video to an idea of what the student’s experienced on their tour. The graphics were excellent and the 3D environment felt like an actual campus.
Class Blog Versus Class LMS
MAY 20, 2015
If you’re a teacher then chances are you have some form of online learning integrated with your class. Given the ease-of-use of WordPress, there was a time when teachers all over the world would start a class blog. Over the years we have seen an evolution occur in the WordPress ecosystem. It has been a pretty remarkable transformation. elearning wordpress lms
20 World-Class Experts Share Their Top Presentation Tips
AUGUST 18, 2014
The post 20 World-Class Experts Share Their Top Presentation Tips appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Original Article published on Forbes.com. Written by Mark Fidelman. All rights researved by Mark Fidelman and Forbes.com. Click on the Forbes.com to see the article. . Have you ever sat through a presentation that seemed to slog on and on? So what can we do to change the situation?
How Administrate Helps Boston Whaler Deliver World Class Training
JANUARY 28, 2016
Boston Whaler is one of the most recognisable names in the boating world. Once Once based in Massachusetts as their name suggests, Boston Whaler is now based in Edgewater, Florida – a state which leads the United States in the sale of boats and boating accessories. For nearly 60 years the innovative designs of their unsinkable boats remain extremely popular, which is why Boston Whaler Read More. All Customer Stories CORE customer story customer success training management system workplace training
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
Smart organizations understand this: Aberdeen Group’s Best-in-Class companies are 60% more likely to consider microlearning. This also has the benefit of enhancing the value of in-class or eLearning sessions by ensuring employees don’t forget what they learn. • It helps reduce cognitive overload by delivering information in short, easy-to-understand chunks. Best in Class.
New Research: Best-in-class corporate learning approaches that drive business results
APRIL 8, 2016
recent report by Aberdeen Group , entitled “From Learning to Knowledge: Best-in-Class Methods for Enabling Employees to Propel the Business Forward,” provides research to confirm modern thinking about corporate learning. What Best-in-Class companies are doing to cater to a mulit-generational workforce. These results include: 15% increase in revenue per full-time equivalent (FTE).
The Flipped Corporate Class?
APRIL 9, 2013
Flipping the classroom has been a topic since Daniel Pink wrote about it in 2010. In Cyberspace & Internet Time that’s far away and long ago. Seems to be happening only in Grades K-12 and Higher Education. The very places that tend to be the slowest to change. If you’ve been off the planet for [.]. Flipped Classroom
From Three Days in a Class to 30 Seconds on a Smartphone
AUGUST 17, 2016
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Class Meeting in 3D World of VirtualU
JULY 20, 2010
Last night the class ventured into VirtualU for a tour hosted by Jim and Steve Parker who have created a virtual platform build on Active Worlds. Gathering in the lobby before class starts. Virtual immersive environments come in all shapes and sizes even though many people tend to only think of Second Life when they think of virtual worlds. Then we began our tour of the virtual world.
Are your managers ready for a world without formal performance reviews?
solution that combines best-in-class learning design, content and technology to. SETTING. EXPECTATIONS: My team members are clear on. their roles & responsibilities. 2. DELEGATING: I eﬀectively identify tasks that. others can take on to develop their. capabilities and free my time for. more strategic activities. 3. COACHING: I support my team members by. challenging and encouraging them.
Three Tips for Teaching Successful Software Training Classes
SEPTEMBER 27, 2015
Although I learn something new each time I teach a class, here are the three main tips I’ve learned for teaching a successful software training class. 1. When I’m facilitating a software training class, both online and in-person, I specifically ask my learners to set their mice down and watch my screen. In all of my software training classes, I have a few ground rules.
Learning in 3D: Class Five
AUGUST 5, 2008
The fifth class of Learning in 3D covered corporate uses of 3D worlds. But the highlight of the class was viewing the shelters created by the Graduate Students and summer Freshman. But I think it was an interesting "cross" classes interaction. In the meantime, I had a great group of students and really enjoyed the class. It is a great medium in which a visitor from another country can just "drop in" on a class. Here we are listening to a student explain how she worked with her Freshmen to create a house. Specifically we discussed ProtoSphere.
@hjarche master class on #pkm Personal Knowledge Management
APRIL 1, 2014
Just at that point a mail came in: master class given by Harold Jarche on Personal Knowledge Management. It is a sweet, short course (40 days) and for half of the money (149 $ as the master class has just been revamped and Harold wants to gather some word-of-mouth - and I guess feedback). And yes, I would love to be a central part of a Hive of Excellence on online, mobile learning.
The Art of Facilitating Online Training Classes
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 20, 2011
During this live, 3-hour online training event you will learn how to facilitate online (synchronous) training classes. You will be introduced to the best practices for leading an online training class and the hardware, software and venture capital you will need to get started. Instructor: Kevin Siegel. Click here to learn more or to sign up
Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough
With World-Class Customers Our customers are companies like yours, on the lookout for ways to improve the ROI of their. When the LMS isn’t Enough How to Turbocharge Your LMS and Improve. Learning Retention for Bottom Line Results W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. The LMS is running out of gas.3 The LMS doesn’t have enough horse power.4 Turbocharge your LMS.6 Start your engines.7 level.
The next middle class
Learning and Working on the Web
JANUARY 7, 2013
Jaron Lanier in You Are Not a Gadget , wrote: The people who are perhaps the most screwed by open culture are the middle classes of intellectual and cultural creation. They used to live off the trickle down effects of the old system, and like the middle class at large, they are precious. Will there be a middle class in the networked economy, or only heads & tails?
Welcome OpenSesame's Intern Class of 2014!
JUNE 5, 2014
We''re so excited to welcome our 2014 marketing interns! These seven will be assisting the marketing team and working on projects company-wide. Keep an eye on the blog—you''ll start seeing posts by our interns as early as next week! . Hannah Huston. I am currently a freshman at Scripps College in southern California majoring in Science and Management with a Biotech focus. Anna Taylor. Katie Barrer.
Class Meeting in 3D World of Second Life
JULY 13, 2010
Learning in 3D Class sitting around conference room table. Any other "learning insights" from last night's class? The class accomplished its goal of pointing out some difficulties in virtual worlds. Jumping into a virtual world can be a fun but scary and daunting place for first timers. To that end, last night, I threw students into the 3D virtual world of Second Life.
Learning in 3D: First Class Summer 2011
JULY 12, 2011
The first class we once again ran into some technical difficulties. The class had a chance to visit a virtual “green house and saw how instruction can be embedded into an environment. The class also learned about navigating in Second Life and building in Second Life and how to use the camera controls, talk to other. Class Meeting in Second Life.
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
With World-Class Customers Our customers are companies like yours, on the lookout for ways to improve the ROI of. GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. Introduction.3 What is Gamification? Gaming vs. Gamification.4 Key Elements of Gamification.4 Making a Case For Gamification.12 engaging.
Second Summer 2012 Learning in 3D Class
JULY 10, 2012
Students in class explored the environment and checked out how it was set up. The class was then able to explore a show room and see how vendors could set up virtual exhibits. Last night we visited several exciting venues in the virtual 3D world of VirtualU. It is the virtual world of Digitell, Inc. It was a great venue to see 3D virtual immersive environments in action. Summary.
Don’t use Facebook for teaching your class – use Edmodo!
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
Its safe and easy Facebook-like interface allows the class to collaborate, connect, share content, access homework, etc. Afterwards, check out the Edmodo in Action page that showcases several examples on how Edmodo can be useful in Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Math classes. social networking class facebookIf you are like me, you probably had not heard about Edmodo until right now. I had never heard of it until it flew across my twitter stream in a posting from a colleague. So what is it? It’s a web-based social network space for teachers and students.
Start Doodling in Class: The Value of Lo Fi Graphics in eLearning
JUNE 8, 2015
Going to class and taking notes go hand in hand. Ask your online training class participants to create sketchnotes of your course. Why not ask the learner to create a sketchnote synthesizing the information they learned during the pre-work exercise or visit, including open questions for later class discussion? It turns out that there’s value in those doodles. Rapid Prototyping.
Welcome OpenSesame's Intern Class of 2015
JULY 5, 2015
just finished up my junior year at Montana State University and have come back to Portland for my final summer vacation. I was a part of OpenSesame's intern class last summer, and have been working remotely for the company since January of this year. Every year OpenSesame is lucky to host talented interns from colleges around the United States, and this year is no different. Help us welcome our 2015 Summer Interns! Jillian Briglia. I was born and raised in Portland, OR and am excited to spend the summer there as a Marketing Intern for Open Sesame! Alex Kanevsky. Gunnar Holwerda. At St.
Recovering from a Virtual Class Fail
ATD Learning Technologies
MARCH 9, 2015
The virtual classroom can be easy and work flawlessly, but at some point you will experience problems. Using this “4-Step Disaster Recovery Plan” will help you tackle almost any technology issue that might come up during your next webinar. Click here to read full version
Common Myths about e-Learning
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
Gone are the days when class room training was the only way to learn. Learning is replacing class room training. Learning is made available for those who may not be able to attend class-room training due to various reasons. It, by no means, tries to replace class-room training. Learning is not as helpful as class-room training. Image Credit - en.wikipedia.org.
Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Danielle has been a Camtasia user for years, using it in her in-person classes. But, she truly put it to the test when she began teaching an online class for New York University (NYU). When teaching online courses, we — that is, faculty — have an obligation to provide the best possible content we can to students enrolled in our classes. Watch it here on YouTube.
Like Adding a 2nd Teacher to the Class
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
The post Like Adding a 2nd Teacher to the Class appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. When I was a kid, my job was to tape cardboard boxes. Rather than spend 60 minutes taping up boxes, I would spend 45 minutes figuring out a better way to tape them and then 30 minutes taping them. Even as a kid, I remember feeling awesome about learning a new way to work smarter.
Sixth Learning in 3D Class Summer 2012
AUGUST 7, 2012
We had a great visit last night with Daniel Wilson of AvayaLive Engage. He showed us some great environments and we had a great tour. Here are some images. Checking out the area for “get-togethers.” ” A space for people to get to know one another. The professor’s office in the 3D world of AvayaLive Engage. Not a bad office for me:). Here is a sample of what we saw.
Celebrating 5 years of Raptivity : Form is Temporary, Class is Timeless
Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning
FEBRUARY 13, 2011
In the game of cricket, they say a player's form is temporary, but the class is timeless. Likewise, when a product stands the test of time, it deepens your belief in the innovation and quality underlying it. Five years is a long time in the software industry. At the same time, Raptivity's growing customer base and growing sales charts imbue us with a sense of expectancy towards the future.
The classroom option you should not ignore
NOVEMBER 18, 2012
virtual class also allows people to attend to other tasks if need be, and to slip away on the sly if it becomes clear the session isn’t adding any value. It’s so simple: record your class on video. I’m sure you know the feeling. It’s such a waste of time – both for you and for the presenter. As a novice, you don’t know what you don’t know.
Class is over; now what? Informal learning in the workplace
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
The post Class is over; now what? When you’re designing learning, don’t overlook the importance of informal learning. This is learning that takes place outside of the classroom or the eLearning activity. It could be knowledge gained from reading, Web searching, or from colleagues and friends. In fact, we typically learn more from informal learning than from formal learning experiences.
Final 2011 Learning in 3D Class
AUGUST 10, 2011
The last class we took a tour of some well known Second Life locations and discussed the educational implications while sitting around a camp fire. It was a great but quick summer semester for Learning in 3D. So the final questions are: What is the potential of 3D virtual immersive environments for learning? 3D worlds 3D worlds lrn3d Avatar virtual immersive environment
How Many Videos Do You Need To Effectively Flip Your Class? An Interview with Ashlie Smith
MARCH 26, 2014
Since flipping her class a year-and-a-half ago, Smith has amassed over seventy videos in her repertoire! wanted to be able to tell them upfront that ‘this is how the class is going to be structured, so you train yourself to work with the videos.’” Interested in flipping your class or school? The post How Many Videos Do You Need To Effectively Flip Your Class?