Wed.Mar 09, 2011

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Adobe Captivate: Pre-Edit Your Text Captions

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel. When you record a Captivate demonstration or simulation, one of the coolest things that Captivate can do for you is automatically create the text captions. All you need to do to enjoy this feature is select Add Text Captions for any of the recording modes prior to recording. By default, Captivate does not add the end of sentence punctuation to the text captions. Exit Captivate.  

2020 Curriculum

Learning with e's

When I talk to teachers about the school curriculum, whether primary or secondary, guess what they want to discuss the most? Correct - assessment. When I crowdsourced for material for this series of blog posts on #learning2020 , a lot of the comments I received back were about assessment. Just about the only people who love assessment are the government and the organisations who. questions.

“I’m not an idiot!” – A Letter from an Agonized Adult Learner


I’m an adult, literate, and a professional. manage my finances, my investments, wealth and health with equal ease. manage my family, team, career, and social needs effortlessly. I see no reason why I cannot manage my learning and training sessions. But my training managers tend to think otherwise. Here’s what my training managers think of my ability to learn: I cannot spot Next and Back buttons.

Infographic: How To Recruit Top Talent Through Social Media


Social media may not be the be-all, end-all when it comes to finding the ideal employees to work for your business. But when used properly, it can save time and money when you’re on the hunt. So, if your company hasn’t tapped into this valuable resource yet, it’s time to get moving. Click Image To Enlarge). Online Training Hiring recruiting social media

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.

But I’d Never Say That! Choices for Conversation-Based Decisions in Scenarios

Twitterpated with Learning

I’m currently working on a course designed to support sales representatives during the launch of a new product by allowing them to practice pitching, demonstrating, and fielding questions. feel like this is particularly true in sales, where each salesperson tends to have his or her own ‘flair’ and might avoid selecting a piece of dialog just because it just doesn’t sound like something they’d say.

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e-Learning Programs' Support Services to Learners


The most e-Learning developers focuses on instructional design, curriculum design, project management, etc. However, how do we support our learners before, during, and after an e-Learning course, program, and (or) certificate? Some of you might think what is the purpose of not focusing only in the creation and development of an e-Learning course. The answer is simple. By focusing on the support services before the the e-Learning course begin you will attract and prepare the learners. By focusing on the support services during the e-Learning course you will enhance learning. We Said It.)

Emergent Value

Learning and Working on the Web

Tweet A certain amount of hierarchy is necessary to get work done. Networks route around hierarchy. Networks enable work to be done collaboratively, especially when that work is complex and there are no simple answers, best practices or case studies to fall back on. This is where real business value lies – complex work. As simple work gets automated , it still needs to be controlled.

Tech Quick Look: Video Mirroring

Bottom-Line Performance

You’ve no doubt heard by now that the folks at Apple are releasing the iPad 2 this month. Given its success in the past year , it’s not surprising that the updates are more subtle, iterating on the initial design. While the addition of cameras has got the lion’s share of the attention, one feature that is worth being aware of is the new Video Mirroring.

Three Technology Trends for eLearning


The Horizon Report is an annual report describing emerging technologies and their potential applications in learning and education, produced in collaboration between The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative. This report is infinitely useful for prodding thought about what we need to be working on today to ensure elearning continues to evolve to meet future challenges.

Training on Adobe Captivate: Enhancing PowerPoint Courses with Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

We have successfully delivered two sessions of Captivate training program where we discussed about the Application Capture Workflow and received overwhelming feedback from the attendees. We are ready for the next session on Thursday, March 10, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Pacific Time. This week’s session will be based on the PowerPoint workflow in [.]. Conferences and events eLearning Suite eLearning this week How do I. Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials Adobe Captivate 5 training Adobe Captivate webinar Adobe eLearning Suite 2 eSeminar Events PowerPoint

Beginning Instructional Authoring: Get Clipped by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

Is clip art always a terrible thing to use in e-Learning? Not if you use it the right way. It all depends on selection, style, placement, and scale. Here are pointers on each of these factors. Design Strategies Graphics Media

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.

Working Smarter Top 20 Hot List

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily has been aggregating articles from my favorite sources for a month now. These are the top twenty articles from our sources, selected by social signals: Why Are Easy Decisions So Hard? Jonah Lehrer , March 2, 2011. It is the structure of social networks that shapes influence… and the structure is changing - Ross Dawson , February 5, 2011. Ross Dawson , February 21, 2011.

New eLearning Projects Approved

Moodle Journal

Well I am pleased to say that the eLearning project proposals have all been approved. We are currently in the process of generating an instance of Open Simulator for one and the iPad’s will be arriving soon for the other. One late request was from myself for the acquisition by the college of a licence for Wimba Create. For those of you out there who remember courseGenie, Create is the new incarnation. This is in fact all part of our phased Moodle rollout, detail below. So a busy time ahead and of course some more frequent postings to this blog and of course to our blog for Open Sim

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A Lack of Learning

CLO Magazine

At a time when nearly every entry-level job requires a bachelor’s degree, hardly anyone disputes the importance of a college education. Despite skyrocketing tuition prices, attending a four-year college is still a cornerstone to a middle-class standard of living. As mentioned in an article in The Economist last fall, college fees have for decades risen faster than Americans’ ability to pay them. Meanwhile, according to the U.S. Labor Department, 70.1 percent of the 2.9 between a B and a B-plus. So what happens as millennials graduate and enter the workforce? Ask A Gen Y

Podcast #6: Tick, tick, tick, tick in the box

Tayloring it

Craig chats with Stephanie Dedhar , Col Hawksworth and Sam Burrough on the subject of compliance training, their best and worse experiences of it and what we in the Learning Technologies field can do to enhance its reputation. Download podcast in mp3 format: Tick, tick, tick, tick in the box. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Shownotes. Innovation in compliance training (blog post ). Training is about telling people what they should and should not do… (blog post). steps to compliance greatness (Stephanie’s blog post). How I used Wordle as a basic TNA tool (Stephanie’s blog post).

Tech Quick Look: Video Mirroring

Bottom-Line Performance

You’ve no doubt heard by now that the folks at Apple are releasing the iPad 2 this month. Given its success in the past year , it’s not surprising that the updates are more subtle, iterating on the initial design. While the addition of cameras has got the lion’s share of the attention, one feature that is worth being aware of is the new Video Mirroring.

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.