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Online Community Training Case Study

Raptivity

Training conducted through online communities is an arduous task but worth mentioning the efforts taken by an organization with the use of Raptivity. Generally, organizations have discussions and announcements made on online communities but going a step further with training [.].

PowerPoint 2010: Use Video Bookmarks to Trigger Animations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  During a previous article on  Perfecting Motion Paths , I made a short PowerPoint video illustrating the final motion path animation. Let's say I'm going to teach a class on how to use Motion Paths. In the class, I'm going to give a presentation that shows this video. Here's how: Add a Bookmark to a Video. Play the video. We will fix that next. PowerPoint

Join us for The Forge - Beyond Bullet Points & How to Record the Screen of a Mobile Device

Visual Lounge

Guest post today from Matt Pierce, host of The Forge. It's almost time for the next episode of the TechSmith's webshow The Forge (episode 18)! We'll be live tomorrow April 19th at 2 PM ET right here on the Visual Lounge blog and we've got two great segments. ( Add to your calendar ) Can't watch the show? don't worry, we've got your back, we record every episode and will post the recording here too.

Three (More) Keys to Better Performance Support

Social Learning

Handle your support with care. It appears that more Learning & Development professionals are starting to value performance support as a critical component of any blended learning program. In my last post, I mentioned three things to keep in mind when considering performance support (PS). Use the right kind of PS. Make sure learners know how to use the PS. Focus on task structuring. In Summary.

Attract, Engage, and Develop Talent using Open Badges: An IBM case study

Companies have an incredible opportunity to use badges to help attract, engage, recognize and develop talent. There have been significant developments around digital credentials and particularly the fast rise of badges and micro-credentials. Learning Professionals need to be aware of what's happening and innovators should be taking a leading role. In this session, David will go through the well-known IBM Open Badge Program to help explain badge programs.

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Adapting elearning programs cross-culturally

eFront

Culture determines not only how one learns and what one learns but also what one perceives as important to learn – and the effects of culture on learners’ experiences in elearning can be profound. Culture affects social behavior, communication, cognitive processes, and how one interacts with learning technologies – all central components to elearning design (Vatrapi, 2008). 2008).

Learning is not something to get

Learning and Working on the Web

When times were tough, training departments slashed budgets by replacing face-to-face instruction with online reading. They failed to follow through with the discussions, practice, social processing, and reinforcement that makes lessons stick. It didn’t work. Most eLearning is ineffective drudgery. ~ Jay Cross. In too many cases we view learning as something that is done to people. Tweet.

RenRen.com: The Facebook of China’s Younger Generation

OpenSesame

Social networks are transforming the ways people communicate, from meeting new friends and staying in touch with family to building professional networks and creating learning communities. While Chinese social networkers don’t have access to Facebook and Twitter, they use a variety of Chinese applications to make the most of the opportunities provided by online social networks.

Development Tips: Audio and Video with HTML5 by Mark Lassoff

Learning Solutions Magazine

The promise of HTML5 has been well-documented. Often called a Flash-killer, many find the current. reality of HTML5 less than awe inspiring. Mark discusses two of the most talked-about features of. HTML5 – audio and video. Learn about the mark-up required to use these features, the JavaScript. API available for enhancing them, and some current drawbacks of the new technology.

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

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.

PKM Workshop: learning out loud

Learning and Working on the Web

Sometimes it helps to learn out loud – LOL. That’s why we commit to formalized activities. They can help us try something new. The Personal Knowledge Management workshop , starting this Monday, 23 April, provides a loose framework to try out some new ways of learning for yourself, but with a small group of people to help and support you. Registration Link. Tweet.

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5-Star Virtual Classroom Strategy [VIDEO]

LearnDash

Virtual classrooms via webmeetings and video can be a drag, especially if the content is strictly done in PowerPoint while the facilitator drones on and on, reading the slides.   Stop doing the same old thing and spice up your virtual learning - consider using a well thought out strategy for your next virtual classroom event to boost interaction, learning, and overall user satisfaction. . Tweet.

New Course + Quiz Template using the Power of Adobe Photoshop!

Adobe Captivate

When I had shared Quiz + Course templates a few months back, some Adobe Captivate users asked me for an Architecture-based theme. And I thought why not! So here’s a new template which you can use right away for creating your eLearning content. Download the Template file (.cptx) cptx) from here. Let me take few minutes [.]. eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe Captivate 5 training Adobe Captivate 5.5

Mapping Pedagogies For Performance

Big Dog, Little Dog

Clark Quinn wrote an extremely interesting post, X-based learning: sorting out pedagogies and design , on activity based learning. Wanting to see how these different models would interconnect on a mindmap, I started playing with them. This seemed to give the mindmap a real purpose, rather than just be formal vs. informal, social vs. self, or active vs. passive.

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.

Brandon’s App of the Week – Make My Own Puzzles

Bottom-Line Performance

Each week Brandon Penticuff , Bottom-Line Performance’s Director of Technology and admitted app-obsessed iOS user will share an app that he is using that week. Whether it is an app to make you more productive, teach you something, or simply entertain you, we hope that you’ll enjoy learning about them! This week’s app is “ Make My Own Puzzles “, a handy puzzle creation tool from Jeff Lowry. This very easy to use app will let you quickly build simple or complex word search or crossword style puzzles that feature content that you provide! Got an app you want featured?

Is Your Leadership Training on Track? - Part 3

Kirkpatricks

Kirkpatrick Quick Tip Vol. 2 #9. Critical behaviors are the actions that if systematically performed, will have the greatest impact on desired organizational results. Interestingly, many major training initiatives are launched with little or no thought to exactly what people are supposed to do when they return to the job

Involve your experts (sequel)

easygenerator

E-learning development usually is a team process. Most of you will come across the situation that, besides you, different subject matter experts within a company are involved. Subject matter experts play a very important part in the development process. However, most subject matter experts don't have instructional design skills. This fact makes the process a bit complicated.

Brandon's App of the Week – Make My Own Puzzles

Bottom-Line Performance

Each week Brandon Penticuff , Bottom-Line Performance’s Director of Technology and admitted app-obsessed iOS user will share an app that he is using that week. Whether it is an app to make you more productive, teach you something, or simply entertain you, we hope that you’ll enjoy learning about them! Care to try your hand at my technology-influenced crossword (hints provided!) ?

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.

Positive Deviance and Prospiracies

Spark Your Interest

A few weeks ago, someonetweeted this link on reducing infections in hospitals. I’m not in the healthcare industry and perhaps there are some downsides to this approach, but for someone who has fully experienced the Knowing-Doing gap , it really caught my attention. The video (a CBC news story) is about 8 minutes long, but I think it’s worth the time. The simple things in that stand out to me in this video: Encourage people to solve the problem themselves. Use of a code word: “Nurse Jackson” for all to hold each other accountable. Front line teams are the change agents.

UPDATED: The Forge – Beyond Bullet Points & How to Record the Screen of a Mobile Device

Visual Lounge

UPDATE: Recording of this episode is below and posted to YouTube. The Twitter hashtag is #tscforge. Guest post today from Matt Pierce, host of The Forge. It's almost time for the next episode of the TechSmith's webshow The Forge (episode 18)! We'll be live at 2 PM ET (April 19) right here on the Visual Lounge blog and we've got two great segments. Can't watch the show? don't worry, we've got your back, we record every episode and will post the recording here too. You can always subscribe Continue reading. The Forge iPad Mobile PowerPoint Tips and Tricks

Positive Deviance and Prospiracies

Spark Your Interest

A few weeks ago, someonetweeted this link on reducing infections in hospitals. I’m not in the healthcare industry and perhaps there are some downsides to this approach, but for someone who has fully experienced the Knowing-Doing gap , it really caught my attention. The video (a CBC news story) is about 8 minutes long, but I think it’s worth the time. The simple things in that stand out to me in this video: Encourage people to solve the problem themselves. Use of a code word: “Nurse Jackson” for all to hold each other accountable. Front line teams are the change agents.