Fri.Nov 30, 2012

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Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

mLearning Revolution

After delivering my 6Hr Mobile Learning Workshop for companies for a few months, today I’m opening it up for Learning Professionals. Why Register for this Training? This workshop is a result of months of research on mobile; mobile app design testing for best practices ; countless hours of consulting and lots of learning about design from trial and error. Touch Targets guidelines.

Book Review: Mastering Adobe Captivate 6 by Damien Bruyndonckx

Adobe Captivate

A few days back, I started reading Damien’s Mastering Adobe Captivate 6 book. I would say that it’s a great resource for people who wish to learn and master Adobe Captivate 6. It’s a comprehensive guide to help you create your eLearning course from start to end, and covers everything from pre-production to publishing stage. [.]. How do I.

Ask3 for iPad: Put an end to homework confusion!

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The second students walk out of a classroom they often leave behind their ability to collaborate and problem-solve. Many are unable to get help at home and have to wait to ask questions until the next time they’re in class. Ask3 , our new iPad app, aims to solve this problem. Watch Ask3 in action ». Other Education Enhancers from TechSmith. Ask3 is the newest solution for educators from TechSmith.

Reflections on the eLearning Expo in Lyon 20-21 November


The eLearning Expo was the perfect reason I needed to schedule a trip to Lyon and kill two birds with one stone: to meet Jean-Claude Michel and Michel Lollichon of Distrisoft , our new Partner in France, and to attend the eLearning expo taking place in the city of Lyon ( eFront and TalentLMS were presented at the Distrisoft booth). Booth traffic at Lyon's eLearning Expo 2012. A bientot!

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Clouds Above Fog Below

Training Industry

When an organizational change initiative requires new technology, it is easy to focus on the technology at the expense of supporting the employees who will actually be using it. Fairly narrow initiatives are especially vulnerable to this. For example, a small firm switched their email program. This should have been a very straightforward change. However, they ran into problems. These problems stemmed directly from their focus on installing the new software at the expense of preparing employees who where expected to use it. or “How secure will my emails be during the transition?”

What's on Your Social Wish List?

CLO Magazine

Use networks to create services and share collective intelligence. Imagine a senior executive in your company returns from Thanksgiving weekend having read white papers from IBM that say social business is the next step in the overall evolution of business. Harvard Business Review, Forbes and Fast Company already told him brainpower has become the engine of innovation. He knows it’s inevitable that businesses will construct networks that connect everyone in their ecosystems to co-create and deliver services that delight customers and share collective intelligence. and learning networks.

Pitfalls in mobile learning #5:

From the Coleface

Although this is my fifth pitfall it’s probably the most fundamental – it’s just that I was hoping that this time round the e-learning industry had got its heads round the idea that emerging technologies are not solutions that we need to find problems for. Ask the right questions and your business has several problems that L&D can solve and a few of those solutions will involve mobile learning.

The Hidden Benefits of Online Training with OpenSesame


There is not just one reason why enterprises make the elearning leap. Some companies are looking for a way to train remote employees, others need a way to accommodate scheduling conflicts. Others still are just fed up with the old way of doing things and are looking for a more efficient, transparent way to share information. Knowing change is necessary doesn’t make it any easier! Enterprise

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.

Easily grade essay type questions


Creating a quiz with ProProfs is a simple and easy process. You can add various question types, such as fill in the blanks, matching questions etc, to the quizzes you create with ProProfs. All of the questions are automatically graded, which saves you time, effort and money. Recently, we added the grading feature to the essay type questions too. Benefits of essay questions. Step 1. Step 2. Step 3.

Competency Mapping and the Power of the eLearning List


How do you get your team from point A to point B? Give them too much information and they’ll become overwhelmed. Give them too little and they won’t be sufficiently prepared to do their job. In a world where “content is king”, curation is a necessity for teams to stay on track and avoid being bogged down by irrelevant details. eLearning programs are no different. Enterprise

The Risks & Rewards of Tech-Based Learning

CLO Magazine

Engagement and culture change are two areas where tech-based learning falls short, says Children's Medical Center of Dallas' Justin Lombardo

New Twist on Holiday Tradition: Family Letters with Camtasia

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Having trouble viewing this video? Click here to watch on YouTube. With the end of 2012 rapidly approaching, many people are tackling the daunting-yet-rewarding project of holiday cards. And if you’re like me, you will procrastinate until sending cards out to be delivered on time is nothing short of a miracle. Which is why I was inspired by Jeanette Holtman of Minneapolis, Minn. Meet the Holtmans.

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The Week That Was

CLO Magazine

The top five stories from for the week of Nov. Also, what were the best business books of 2012

New Book Explains Human Capital Analytics

CLO Magazine

Authors discuss how to harness the potential of your organization's greatest asset