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5 Reasons Facilitators Keep Virtual Training Class Size Small

InSync Training

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

How to Flip Class When you Teach Business Concepts Online. The BITSPEC Case


Flipped Learning along with such eLearning terms as mobile learning, gamification and storytelling is a buzz word today. To adjust to the rapidly changing learning environment and engage a modern learner who is independent, mobile, impatient and easily distracted, teachers have to abandon habitual instructional methods in favor of new and experimental methods of teaching. Blog articles

Class Blog Versus Class LMS


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

How Administrate Helps Boston Whaler Deliver World Class Training


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

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 2012 Learning in 3D Class

Kapp Notes

In the fourth “Learning in 3D Class” we had the opportunity to visit within the virtual world of ProtoSphere. It was a great tour led by Domenick Naccarato of ProtonMedia , the creator of ProtoSphere. Here are some videos of what we were able to experience. Here are some images from our exploration. Gathering in ProtoSphere for our tour. 3D worlds virtual immersive environment

The Flipped Corporate Class?


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

What Managers Worry About Between Training Classes

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.

Fourth Summer 2011 Learning in 3D class

Kapp Notes

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.

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.

New Research: Best-in-class corporate learning approaches that drive business results


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).

Three Tips for Teaching Successful Software Training Classes

E-learning Uncovered

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.

@hjarche master class on #pkm Personal Knowledge Management

Ignatia Webs

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.

Class Meeting in 3D World of VirtualU

Kapp Notes

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.

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world-class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is focused on devel- oping research that drives performance in emerging and large organizations, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible. © 2016 Brandon Hall Group. Licensed for Distribution by Docebo. Exploring new and. points.

Welcome OpenSesame's Intern Class of 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.

The next middle class

Learning and Working on the Web

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?

Class Meeting in 3D World of Second Life

Kapp Notes

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.

Recovering from a Virtual Class Fail

ATD Learning Technologies

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

How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy

track of both instructor-led classes, both virtual and in person. How to create and drive success. with sales enablement ENABLING. SALES AT SCALE Copyright © 2016 Docebo - All rights reserved. To contact Docebo, please visit: Copyright © 2016 Docebo - All rights reserved. To contact Docebo, please visit: 1 Challenges Business velocity. No easy access to experts.

Welcome OpenSesame's Intern Class of 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.

Learning in 3D: Class Five

Kapp Notes

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.

Common Myths about e-Learning

Origin Learning

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 -

Start Doodling in Class: The Value of Lo Fi Graphics in eLearning


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.

Learning in 3D: First Class Summer 2011

Kapp Notes

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.

The Art of Facilitating Online Training Classes

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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  

Don’t use Facebook for teaching your class – use Edmodo!

eLearning Acupuncture

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.

Second Summer 2012 Learning in 3D Class

Kapp Notes

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.

Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes

Visual Lounge

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.

Celebrating 5 years of Raptivity : Form is Temporary, Class is Timeless

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

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.

Third Summer 2012 Learning in 3D Class

Kapp Notes

In the third “Learning in 3D” class, we spent a great deal of time discussing how to develop instruction for use in a 3D environment. Additionally, within the class, we discussed the different learning archetypes and how they could be used to design a 3D learning environment. The slide show below gives examples of the different archetypes.


Today's World-Class Chief Learning Officer

Learning on the Leading Edge

CLOs today are more important than ever.Our research and membership program will teach you everything you need to know to become a world-class CLO. Talk with us about how we can help you and your organization become world-class The role of the Chief Learning Officer has changed dramatically over the last few years. With skills and talent in short supply (despite the high unemployment rate), the need to globalize organizations, and rapid changes in learning and HR technology, the modern CLO must take on a bigger and more important role. 1. Chief Capability Officer. " 2.

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Like Adding a 2nd Teacher to the Class

Visual Lounge

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.

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Class is over; now what? Informal learning in the workplace

Obsidian Learning

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.

Where is everyone in your virtual class? Teaching to mixed audiences

InSync Training

We''ve all experienced it. Our vitual classroom participants often seem to have gotten together and planned to drive us crazy! Three people are logged on independently, another five are sitting in a room together watching your session projected onto a big screen, and two people are sitting in the same room as you because they wanted a face-to-face experience. What''s a virtual trainer to do? Troy Perry has some advice. Virtual Classroom - Facilitation InSync BYTE Recording

The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

Two Captivate Classes to be Held in Portland for ASTD Cascadia

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

I'm excited to announce that I'll be teaching two full-day classes on Adobe Captivate 6 later this year for ASTD Cascadia in Portland, OR. I'll be introducing Captivate 6 on the first day and following that up on day 2 with Captivate 6 advanced concepts. You can learn more about the introduction session here and the advanced session here. You can sign up for either session (or both). And you don't have to be an ASTD Cascadia member to sign up and attend (although members do get some nice discounts on the event prices). ASTD Captivate eLearning HTML5 mLearning

Insight Into Your Classes: Reporting in eFrontPro


Both examples are the kind of actionable information that will help you improve your classes. In the first case for example, you could consider investing more on this suddenly popular class and perhaps offer similar ones. The post Insight Into Your Classes: Reporting in eFrontPro appeared first on eFront Blog. The science part is, of course, all about measuring. News efrontpr

Introducing Intern Class of Summer 2013 (Part II)


This week the last group of the Intern Class of Summer 2013 began here at OpenSesame. These fresh faced, bright eyed students join our current group, bringing the grand total to nine interns. Many have already had posts featured on our blog, so be on the lookout for more to come! Right