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PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Turn an Image Into An Animated Puzzle

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  A recent  question in the Microsoft Office forums  inquired about the process of animating a picture in PowerPoint so that it came onto the slide piece by piece--like a puzzle. The question was answered, but the answer was not exactly what the original poster had wanted. That is what I will cover today. Make an Image Look Like a Puzzle. Unzip the file.

Instructional Design Basics: Designing A Timeline

Upside Learning

I spent a lot of time over the past few months reading about the design of timelines and trying to understand what makes a well designed timeline. soon realized that I had only discovered the tip of the iceberg, and that there is a lot of thought that needs to go into designing an interactive timeline. This blog-post is an attempt to put together what I learnt about the design of timelines.

Classroom without walls

Learning with e's

I've written before about the idea of the classroom without walls. Today, with the sun shining down on the UK's warmest March in recorded history, my students and I sat in a classroom without walls - literally. We went outside and held our final teaching session of the term in the warm sun. The students enjoyed it, and frankly, so did I. But today was the real deal. Unported License.

HTML5 for Multimedia Experiences: Judy Unrein at Learning Solutions


Interactivity is not just built in Flash anymore, Toto! With tools like HTML5 and Javascript, developers can create rich interactive experiences that load quickly, work on any device and provide full accessibility for readers of any kind (whether human or robot!) - all big challenges elearning developers face when developing and delivering interactive experiences.

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[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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4 Training Resources You Better Know Of By Now


If you make a living creating e-Learning and Instructor-led courses, then you need to know about these four tricks and tools that will bolster any learning development initiative. Resource #1: Royalty Free Pictures at [link]. Okay, the URL for this website is pretty strange (I’m not even sure what country “.hu” But rest assured, it is legit. Stop using the same old images in your training.

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My Experience with Creating a Scenario-based Course: Part 2

Adobe Captivate

In my last blog post, I shared my experience with gathering content for creating a scenario-based course. It was an interesting exercise, where I was able to chalk out the procedure followed to resolve customer issues and the critical steps one needs to follow during the call. I had all the content I needed to [.]. eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 rapid elearning SBL Scenario-based Learning

Another Stake in Ground for Blackboard: Two New Investments in the Open-source E-learning Market

Janet Clarey

Blackboard’s statement of principles about open source says it is. committed to supporting the growth, development and use of open source technologies in education worldwide.”. Blackboard also says it. expects to make significant contributions to the community to help ensure that open source options remain strong, reliable and sustainable for all.” . To that end, Blackboard has launched a new business called Blackboard Education Open Source Services – a good thing, right? Read on…. Can you taste the irony? Perhaps the strategy here is if you can’t beat them, join them.). So a global move too.

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Notes on: Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge : Edward Osborne

Mark Oehlert

Working through this book again and I thought I'd use this as a space to capture what I think are some of the most salient points from this really important book. Please feel free to chime in with you thoughts, comments, suggestions. . Science is."driven And the strangeness will all prove to be connected and make sense." p12.  .  .  . Consilience

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Infographic: How to Prevent Social Loafing at the Office


Social loafing occurs when individuals exert less effort in a group than they would by themselves. Scientific inquiry into this phenomenon has found that the mere presence of other people is enough to hinder efforts in tasks of great mental difficulty. Since Since many work goals require group efforts, social loafing should be a real concern for organizations. click image to enlarge).

Digitec Publishes Association LMS Selection White Paper

Association eLearning

Selecting an LMS is a big decision for any organization. To help make sense of it all, Digitec has released its new industry white paper, 8 Steps to Selecting an Association LMS. Whether you’re just getting started, or have narrowed down your list to a select few, the white paper offers a few practical suggestions on how to simplify the process of selecting your new LMS. Bio Latest Posts.

How to Win Over the Training Skeptics In Your Organization


As a chief performance officer, my job is to transform my company’s human capital into financial capital. need to get employees to act on what they hear and learn during company educational programs. We do some great work supporting employees, helping them build emotional and personal connections to the workplace. Check out David Kelly’s smart take on the reasons why.)

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Why You Need to Implement a HIPAA Training Program ASAP!


What Is HIPAA? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued the Privacy Rule to implement the requirement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA�). click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!]. Text Posts compliance training hipaa training