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A Year’s Worth of Free E-Learning Assets

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January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro It’s hard to believe but another year’s come and gone. The good thing is that it looks like 2012 will be a good year. Although sometime in June, you may want to break out the DVD player and watch 2012. Free E-Learning Templates. Free fonts.

5 Free Desktop Image Editors for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro I’m always asked what skills a rapid elearning designer should have. One of the most important skills is basic image editing. You don’t need to be a professional graphics designer. However, you should be able to do some basic editing. Picasa.

Are You Asking These Questions to Build Effective E-Learning?

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January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro How we view effective elearning is somewhat subjective. For some it requires that all elearning center on performance. If it’s not, then how can it be effective? However, many elearning courses are less “learning” and more marketing. 2012….coming

Want a Great Looking E-Learning Course? Here’s a Simple Way to Get It.

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January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro There are three core questions that help guide the development of an elearning course. discussed this a bit in the post on building a roadmap for elearning. What is the look and feel of the course? What information needs to be in the course?

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Here’s a Way to Make Your E-Learning Course Objectives Interesting

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January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro I’ve been working on a few demos for some upcoming blog posts and conference presentations. One demo is a module on having an emergency preparedness kit in case of a disaster. Understanding Objectives. Today that still seems to be standard.

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3 E-Learning Lessons Learned on the Road

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January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro I’m coming off of back-to-back-to-back conference sessions and elearning workshops. While the travel gets old, I really enjoy getting to connect with so many of the blog readers. It’s important to connect with people. And it stood out. 2012….coming

Here’s an Inexpensive Way to Build a Library of E-Learning Assets

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January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro Over the years elearning software has become easier to use. But with that comes some challenges. In the past you had an instructional designer who designed the course. Then there was a programmer who did the programming of the course. AppSumo.

Need to Combine E-Learning with Mentoring? Here’s a Simple Solution.

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January 25-27: Las Vegas ( ASTD TechKnowledge 2012 ). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro Recently someone asked how to combine their mentoring program with elearning courses. This is something I’ve worked on a few times over the years. It usually involved a production environment where peer coaches were tasked with training new employees on the floor. But the ideas in this post could work in any type of training program that includes some sort of mentoring or peer coaching. Common Case. Inconsistent training process.

Here’s How to Help Your Subject Matter Experts Build Better E-Learning Courses

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ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose on February 2-4. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro Subject matter experts know their subject matter. That’s why they’re called experts. But they don’t always know how best to teach what they know, especially when it comes to elearning. This can be critical in your course design. Focus on action.

Here’s a Free PowerPoint Template & Font

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January 25-27: Las Vegas (ASTD TechKnowledge 2012). Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro The other day I ran across the website of How It Works Media. They produce those clever marketing videos. What caught my eye was the way they used their vector character with the projection screen especially since I had just done a couple of posts on display graphics which included some some projection screens. The general layout of their site would make a great elearning template. Here’s why: Simple, but rich background. Bold title colors.

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How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

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Tidbits: I’m at ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose all this week. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning. Their organization needs to take existing content (usually a bunch of PowerPoint files) and get it online as soon as possible. Voila! This isn’t about eye-candy. Rapid Assets.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Engaging Interactions for e-Learning

Learning Visions

Schone has just graced the e-Learning community with another great -- and free! -- resource: Engaging Interactions for e-Learning. I was honored to have been among those asked to review this eBook before it went "to press". Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, September 07, 2007 Engaging Interactions for e-Learning B.J. Be sure to stay tuned to B.J.s other blog where hell be posting about each of the 25 interactions in the book, hoping to continue the conversation. Take the Survey! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Help Your Client See E-Learning from a Different Perspective

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Tidbits: Here are a few upcoming events where I’ll be speaking: ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose on February 2-4. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro Most people only see linear, click-and-read elearning courses. So when it comes time to build their own courses, they tend to build what they’ve seen before.

How to Design An Elearning Course on a Budget

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The past few days I’ve been pulling some content together for a couple of workshops I’m doing at the ASTD TechKnowledge conference in San Jose. ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose on February 2-4. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro The workshops are for those who are just getting started with the Articulate tools. Bonus tip!

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

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ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose on February 2-4. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro With as many PowerPoint questions that I get, it’s a good thing that over the past year or so the elearning community has created about 300 PowerPoint tutorials. Click to download the free PowerPoint template. 100+ PowerPoint Tutorials. Wordle site.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

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That leads to 1:1 laptop programs in K-12 schools in which faculty have said the computers are basically ebook readers because software and access to the internet isnt addressed well enough from an instructional perspective to make the computers more useful. ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 #tk10 ▼ 2009 (87) ► December (6) ► November (11) ► October (10) ► September (7) ► August (4) ► July (5) ► June (6) ▼ May (10) Join Me at ASTD ICE June 1&2 iPhone and the End of All Boundaries eLearning on Alltop eLearning Brand Name Recognition?

Here’s a Quick Way to Create Your Next E-Learning Template in PowerPoint

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Upcoming Conferences: Community Manager, David Anderson , will be at TechKnowledge on January 27-29. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro In a previous post, I showed you how to design your own PowerPoint templates. These are all intended to help you become more proficient with PowerPoint and your graphic design skills.

Hot List - Second Half of January

Tony Karrer

Alternatives to Kirkpatrick Wiki as repository for a virtual community Wikipedia - tightening editing Remote Collaboration the Horizon report 2009 from Educause Items HP Learning Center - free online software, business, marketing and IT classes for small and medium business Keywords Social Media Work Skills Twitter Photoshop Captivate Adobe Google Articulate eBook Tools Demo ASTD TechKnowledge Notes on the list. As I was at ASTD last week, I missed doing my Hot List for the week. You can find out more about this in Hot List and Hot Last Week. Other items come from other sources.

Good to ‘go’

Clark Quinn

There will be an ebook, or so I’ve been promised (you have to admit that anything else would be, well, just crazy!). It’s time for me to formally announce that the site for my forthcoming mobile learning book, Designing mLearning , is now live and ready to visit. More info as it comes, but you can already pre-order the book through Amazon!  So, get going! hope to see you at one of the upcoming events, and if you get the book, I welcome your feedback.  I will have the first chapter available for download as soon as I can get it from the publisher. And I do keep track. mobile

Your Favorite Rapid E-Learning Posts of 2010

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ASTD TechKnowledge in San Jose on February 2-4. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro 2010 flashed by me so fast I was worried that if I stuck my arm out it would become fossilized. Despite that it was a great year of traveling around and getting to meet many of you at conferences and informal jam sessions. Top Ten Posts. Tidbits.

How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

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He’ll be at TechKnowledge this week doing two sessions, Dump the Templates! Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro There’s a lot of conversation about social media. And for good reason. The tools let you connect with peers who share common interests. It’s also a great way to build a personal learning network. The Value of Community.

How Fonts Take a Starring Role in Your E-Learning Courses

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Tidbits: Community Manager, Dave Anderson , will be at TechKnowledge on January 27-29. Download your free 46-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro The video below shows how graphic designer, Brian Hoff , selected the right font for one of his projects. There are many points in the video where he probably could have stopped, but didn’t.