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So…How Do You Build eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Now that we have thought about what we can do with our existing courseware let’s think about building some new eLearning and what’s all the fuss about HTML5. Not surprisingly, there is a plethora of rapid authoring tools available today that do this. Naturally, Apple have their own – the iBook Author, an eBook authoring application. and later. Surprised? So what’s the fuss about HTML5?

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How to Buy a LMS

eLearning 24-7

Before you jump into purchasing a LMS it makes sense to cover the basics, understand the jargon, decide if you want to go it alone or hire a consultant and last but not least realize you are not alone in the process. Jargon. The industry uses a lot of jargon and it is easy to become confused.  Let’s break down the most common terms and two new terms hitting the space. LMS – Learning Management System – most commonly sought out by folks. Can include talent management/performance management features or add-on modules (which are often built into the system, but turned off).

Mobile Performance Support (PS): There's an App for That!

Ontuitive

These days it seems we don't go anywhere without a mobile connection of some kind. Smartphones and now tablets are just part of our daily existence, allowing us to stay connected wherever we are. No one who’s seriously gone mobile should be surprised to hear that the mobile workforce is growing. It’s huge! recent IDC report says that this year, the number of mobile workers will total 1.3 billion around the world-- an impressive 37.2% of the workforce. This is just the beginning

Adobe RoboHelp 10: Ping the LNG

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    I received the following email from a RoboHelp developer: "Hi Kevin, I've been developing user assistance in RoboHelp for many years and that means converting the sites every time I get the latest version of RoboHelp.  When I export an older site to Word, the Table of Contents heading exports as "Table Of Contents."

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Old -> New

Clark Quinn

My ITA Colleague Jay Cross had a hangout over the weekend and the conversation rolled around to the role of L&D in the new era (related to yesterday’s post ). I’ve previously  addressed  how we can now be using tech for more of the full suite of performance, but it occurred to me that there are some ways we could and should be thinking differently about the ways in which performance can be supported. And And while these old:new lists are fun and sometimes overdone, and these may have been covered elsewhere by others, it seemed reasonable to go through a few that occurred to me.

A Secret Weapon for Learning Professionals: The Power of Habit

Social Learning

On my way home from a friend’s house recently, I became engrossed in a news story on the radio.  Suddenly, I realized, I was actually driving away from my house.  I had missed my freeway exit and was speeding in exactly the wrong direction. Where was I going?  How did [.] The post A Secret Weapon for Learning Professionals: The Power of Habit appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

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Update available for Presenter Mobile App!

Adobe Captivate

Packed with multiple quizzing enhancements, an update for Presenter Mobile App is now available in the App Store. We’ve also revamped the user interface for the application and added a couple of new icons to improve your experience with the app. Here are the details about the features supported for Presenter Mobile App: Quizzing Enhancements: Multiple [.].

Work environment design for learning

Learning and Working on the Web

Catherine Lombardozzi writes, in Time for an Evolution : To those of you who feel like you just stepped into the middle of a conversation, a learning environment (to my mind) is a collect of resources and activities for learning. The resources may be inanimate or human; the activities may be formal or informal. A  well designed  learning environment is  curated  with a specific need in mind.

Transform Your Video Strategy for Enterprise Learning & Communication

We sat down with Tom Clancy, former CLO of EMC, to discuss the role of video in the future of enterprise learning and communication.

Assumptions about attentiveness: is eye contact engagement?

Good To Great

At BP’s Future of Learning event in November, we were lucky enough to have the fabulous  Crystal Washington as our guest speaker at dinner (follow her on Twitter @CrysWashington ). Crystal delivered one of the most dynamic, engaging and passionate presentations I’ve seen for some time. Keeping the attention of a room full of people when you’ve got the after-dinner slot and everyone’s been at a conference all day isn’t easy! But But that’s not the only reason why Crystal’s presence had us all talking throughout the next day. Twitter adds all three.’

Are You Thinking About Learner Anxiety?

Kapp Notes

Looking through my old (1987) “Instructional Technology: Foundations” book I came across an interesting paragraph about anxiety in learning. In some instances, it is displayed as a kind of in-class arrogance and other times as apathy. It occurs both within classroom environments as well as in e-learning. Games are another way. This can be through testimonials or other techniques.

Assumptions about attentiveness: is eye contact engagement?

Good To Great

At BP’s Future of Learning event in November, we were lucky enough to have the fabulous  Crystal Washington as our guest speaker at dinner (follow her on Twitter @CrysWashington ). Crystal delivered one of the most dynamic, engaging and passionate presentations I’ve seen for some time. Keeping the attention of a room full of people when you’ve got the after-dinner slot and everyone’s been at a conference all day isn’t easy! But But that’s not the only reason why Crystal’s presence had us all talking throughout the next day. Twitter adds all three.’

Help! My YouTube Video is Blurry

Visual Lounge

So, you just finished rendering your video and have uploaded it to YouTube. You then go to check your work and… what?! The video appears to be blurry and unreadable! Don’t worry, we can help. My YouTube Video is Blurry [Infographic] by TechSmith. Also, if you have wondered how zooming can affect the quality of your videos, check out  Conan’s recent post. The post Help!

Customer Training Completion Rates

Curious to learn how different factors in your training courses may affect completion rates? We crunched the numbers to help you set goals for course completion and build your content strategy. Download the study to learn what kind of content keeps learners engaged, how long courses should be, and more.

Greater Good Science Center

Jay Cross

I just got back from the first local member meeting of the Greater Good Science Center  here in Berkeley. Started by a grant a dozen years ago, Greater Good was a print magazine. The founders imagined ”an organization that would identify the roots of healthy relationships and flourishing individuals, exploring qualities such as compassion, altruism, respect, trust, tolerance, and wisdom.”

13. Four strategies for learning II

Onlignment

Guided discovery is also a carefully structured process, but the emphasis here is on setting up activities from which the learner can gain their own insights and come to their own conclusions. Within formal interventions, examples might include the use of scenarios, simulations, case studies and leadership tasks, but the strategy can also be employed on the job, using techniques such as coaching, action learning, job enrichment and job rotation. The driver for this strategy is the facilitator or, in the case of self-study materials, the designer. The driver for the exploration is the learner.

What is Smart Help in Raptivity?

Raptivity

Selection of the right interaction model is a herculean task when you have an extensive list of more than 180 interaction models in Raptivity. So, how do we tackle this? Keeping in this mind, Team Raptivity has introduced smart help [.]. rapid learning raptivity Videos e-learning software rapid interactivity builder smart help

The Roanoke Times news quiz for Jan. 25

ProProfs

Q.2), Photo by Kyle Green | The Roanoke Times On Monday, the Roanoke chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference started its annual march to honor Martin Luther King Jr. at the statue of King in downtown

Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture.

Uploading Your Own Page Templates

Developer on Duty

 . Because it is standardized on XML and Adobe Flash, you can create your own page templates to help decrease development time and to adapt to requirements that change from project to project. For example, lets say that every course you create comes with an objectives page that looks very similar. The only difference is the content. Below is how to add your custom page template Rapid Intake.

Must-read information in the run-up to Learning Technologies

Good To Great

Whether you’re attending Learning Technologies next week or following what’s going on from afar, make sure you take a few minutes to read this invaluable blog post from Kate Graham. In it, she’s shared a heap of useful information about the backchannel to help everyone get the most out of it – including some blog and website links you might need beforehand and a heads-up about the right people to follow on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss out. Quick links and inspiration conference LT13UK social media

Ch. 18 Sec. 3 Quiz

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Must-read information in the run-up to Learning Technologies

Good To Great

Whether you’re attending Learning Technologies next week or following what’s going on from afar, make sure you take a few minutes to read this invaluable blog post from Kate Graham. In it, she’s shared a heap of useful information about the backchannel to help everyone get the most out of it – including some blog and website links you might need beforehand and a heads-up about the right people to follow on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss out. Quick links and inspiration conference LT13UK social media

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Top five tips to enhance your LMS

Spicy Learning

This short post is an edited excerpt from the updated Spicy Learning Guide, an essential compendium of 101 tips to improve your learning strategy. We’ll be releasing the new Spicy Learning Guide at Learning Technologies 2013 , so visit us at Stand 33 to collect your free copy! learning management system isn’t just a place to host e-learning courses. It’s an essential part of the way learners experience your content. So here are our top five ideas to improve your learning management system. 1. Make it a go-to destination. Allow users to upload content. This isn’t ideal. Make it a game.