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7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

mLearning Revolution

First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline. Undertaking a monumental job such as writing an application like Storyline from the ground up is no easy feat. However if there’s a company that can do it, that is certainly Articulate. I have been a fan of Articulate for a long time even as I worked for Adobe on the Captivate and eLearning Suite products. No wonder they have thousands of superfans, who rave about their products and who recommend them to their peers via Social Media Networks. The Articulate Community. But wait, there’s more.

Implementing mLearning In The Workplace

Upside Learning

Last week at the CIPD HRD show in London, I conducted a session on “Implementing Mobile Learning in the Workplace: Benefits, Strategies, and Success Factors” I think it went very well though we could have done with a little more time on hand discussing the points in more details. Here’s the slide deck of the same. Implementing mLearning In The Workplace. Download here.

From information to knowledge and the democratization of learning

eFront

A changing world! We live in a changing world. We live in the era of the ‘Information Revolution’. For the first time in history billions of people around the globe have access to tons of information digitally stored in what we already call “the cloud” One could reasonably expect unprecedented growth and prosperity for the global economy! So, what about the global financial crisis?

Technoliteracy

Learning with e's

In a speech I gave yesterday to the University of Chester's final year teacher trainees, I touched on the concept of multi-literacy. This was in response to a question from a student about the potential dumbing down of language through SMS texting. She was concerned that txting was encouraging bad spelling which might adversely affect students' academic work. I could of.' ILNY, it's a gr8 plc.

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[New eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development

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Scenarios: What are they good for?

Making Change

“Why do you want to use scenarios?” ” your client asks. “Why can’t we use the quizzes that we’ve always used?” ” Sometimes the best way to convince a client is to show them through examples. Present one of their quiz questions three ways, so the client can see for themselves the deeper thought required by a scenario-style question. Quiz question.

10 Ways to Occupy eLearning

The eLearning Coach

10 ways you can occupy eLearning and change the world. Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Ways to Occupy eLearning. eLearning Design Instructional Design

Scenarios: What are they good for?

Making Change

“Why do you want to use scenarios?” ” your client asks. “Why can’t we use the quizzes that we’ve always used?” ” Sometimes the best way to convince a client is to show them through examples. Present one of their quiz questions three ways, so the client can see for themselves the deeper thought required by a scenario-style question. Quiz question.

How to create a DIY green screen video effect (aka chroma key)

Visual Lounge

Achieving a good green screen effect used to be difficult and expensive. But no longer. In this post, I'll show you how to make your first green screen video on the cheap. We'll take a look at the various elements you need to consider: backdrop, software, camera, lighting.and how you can probably pull off your first green screen production for $30 or less. Before we get started on the how.let's talk about the why. Why would you ever want to use a green screen effect in your video? To what end? Continue reading. Tips & How To's Camtasia for Mac Screencasting Tips and Tricks

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Save Training for Employees Who Truly Need It

Mindflash

Too often, organizations settle for one-size-fits-all training. They simply don’t have the time or money to create unique, customized programs for each learner. But the consequence is that they always seem to have a few people in each training session who really don’t need to be there. So what usually happens? We ought to be able to exempt some people from certain training.

Articulate Launches Storyline by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Articulate announces the release of Articulate Storyline, the first eLearning authoring tool that’s simple enough for beginners and powerful enough for experts. The innovative features in Articulate Storyline revolutionize how eLearning authors create interactivity – there’s no programming required. Getting eLearning content to learners everywhere is easier than ever with Articulate Storyline.

Effective eLearning: How to Take Usage from 9% to 90%

OpenSesame

We’re proud to announce a great opportunity for the OpenSesame community: Dawn Kohler, CEO of the Inside Coach, will offer a webinar May 30th focused on increasing the utilization and usefulness of your online learning content. Right eLearning Solutions

Our Thoughts on Articulate Storyline

E-learning Uncovered

Many people have been asking about what Articulate Storyline can do for you and how it compares to Articulate Studio, Captivate, and Lectora. In this podcast , Diane Elkins and Desirée Pinder share their perspective on Storyline. They introduce you to the tool, discuss some of the features, and explain the differences between Storyline and some of the other authoring tools they use. Hear who they think is winning the authoring tool race between Storyline, Captivate, and Lectora for the following categories: Ease of Use. Power. Graphics. Mobile Publishing. Price. Listen now.

Get an Exclusive Articulate Storyline Game Show Template from eLearning Brothers

Download one of the most popular game templates from eLearning Brothers with a look and feel exclusively made for eLearning Learning subscribers! eLearning Brothers creates awesome templates and assets to help you look like an eLearning Rockstar!

Online Workshops in May and June at the Social Learning Centre

Jane Hart

In May and June, Harold Jarche and I will be running another series of our popular public online workshops at the Social Learning Centre. These take place over a 2-week period and involve 5-6 web-based assignments, some individual activities, as well as conversations and discussions with other participants. Your time commitment is about 1 hour per day. 14-25 May. Led by Jane Hart. ” .

How to create a DIY green screen video effect (aka chroma key)

Visual Lounge

Achieving a good green screen effect used to be difficult and expensive. But no longer. In this post, I'll show you how to make your first green screen video on the cheap. We'll take a look at the various elements you need to consider: backdrop, software, camera, lighting.and how you can probably pull off your first green screen production for $30 or less. To what end? Instant upgrade!

How To Easily Translate Your eLearning

LearnDash

At some point there will come a time when you will need to translate your learning to another language. Unless you are fluent in that language, then you really shouldn't attempt this on your own. This is because there are natural nuances in any language which limits the ability to do a direct one-for-one translation. Your training will go from professional to amateur pretty fast. Tweet.

Creating Learning Peaks with Scenarios

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: Creating thought-provoking scenarios stretch the learner’s imagination and help them journey through varied emotions until they reach their learning peaks. __ When and how are learning peaks achieved? When ideas become actual experiences for learners then it triggers a recall of a previous experience. This, in turn, creates a connection to a new experience. Learning also peaks when it spurs the learner to action beyond the process of thinking. Imagine what usually happens when wood drops to the floor after it has been sawed off. It is as Jim Whittaker, the first American to climb Mt.

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.

EMEA Reporter: Keri Facer and Rethinking Education for an Unpredictable World by Nic Laycock

Learning Solutions Magazine

Welcome to Nic Laycock, our newest columnist! Nic will be reporting each month on eLearning in EMEA – Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. In his first column, his focus is on the comments of Keri Facer, keynote speaker at PELeCON12 in the UK, about the nature of learning in an uncertain future. Future Trends Immersive Learning Instructional Design Professional Development Research

eLearning Cyclops: I Saw a Virtual Patient at MedBiquitous

eLearning Cyclops

I Saw a Virtual Patient at MedBiquitous. I am currently attending the MedBiquitous conference, which is hosted at Johns Hopkins (my employer) and focuses on how learning technologies can transform heath care education

3 Keys to increasing your organization’s productivity

Spark Your Interest

Recently I attended the BC HRMA conference and during a plenary session ( Linda Nazerath ), she identified productivity as a key economic driver, and suggesting focusing on that would help organizations navigate the still choppy waters of recovery (also known as the new norm, it would seem). Productivity drivers she identified are: training, technology and innovation. Lucky for me that’s right up my alley. These are my editorial comments on those three things (not a summary of Linda Nazareth’s book/talk). But, I think there is also a lot of bad training out there.

Towards a Smarter Nation

KnowledgeStar

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Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

3 Keys to increasing your organization’s productivity

Spark Your Interest

Recently I attended the BC HRMA conference and during a plenary session ( Linda Nazerath ), she identified productivity as a key economic driver, and suggesting focusing on that would help organizations navigate the still choppy waters of recovery (also known as the new norm, it would seem). Productivity drivers she identified are: training, technology and innovation. Lucky for me that’s right up my alley. These are my editorial comments on those three things (not a summary of Linda Nazareth’s book/talk). But, I think there is also a lot of bad training out there.

Lectora User Conference Showcase: But Does It Work?

Trivantis

Learn tips and tricks for Lectora e-Learning software at the 2012 Lectora User Conference in an in-depth session presented by Laura Gillenwater

Save time with e-Learning Images

eLearningArt

Hi there! My name is Art. E-Learning Art, to be specific. I’m here to provide short, fun lessons that will help you save time, reduce cost, and improve learning. By now, you should have had a chance to download your free E-Learning Art demo pack. If not, I have provided instructions at the bottom of this post on how to get the link re-sent to you. ” you ask. Exercise.

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Texas A&M-Commerce Launches New Master of Science in Global eLearning Degree by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

(Press Release) Texas A&M University-Commerce announces the launch of a new, totally online Master of Science degree for practitioners in eLearning. Design Strategies Design Techniques Development Strategies Development Techniques Professional Development

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

Want to create the perfect training course? The experts from Skilljar analyzed content creation trends within the training space. Their findings can serve as a benchmark as you build out your own strategy. Click to download.