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Mobile Enables Informal Learning

Upside Learning

Last week I was at the eLearning Network’s 25th Birthday Bash in London. It was a fantastic event with some great speakers and an opportunity to learn drumming. I spoke (for 5 min) on how mobile enables informal learning. Here’s a summary of my talk. Informal Learning. One of the challenge L&D staff has had is to understand Informal Learning and what can they do something about it.

Adobe Captivate 6: A Production Tip That'll Save You Time

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    After inserting an object onto a Captivate slide, you have multiple ways that you can control when the object appears on the slide. For instance, you can change the  Appear After  timing for the selected object on the  Properties  panel,  Timing  group.       You can also drag the left edge of the object left or right on the Timeline to change the Appear After time.  At the top of the Timeline, click at the exact time where you want an object to first appear. Looking to learn Captivate quickly?

5 Ways to Demonstrate Your E-Learning Success

Rapid eLearning

At a recent workshop someone asked how to demonstrate that they were successful and that the courses they built made a difference to the organization. That’s a good question, especially in this economy because the training group is usually one of the first groups targeted when an organization needs to make some cuts to the budget. So we want to make sure that we’re providing real value. That’s OK.

Insight: Learner journeys need to become seamless

Clive on Learning

This post continues my commentary to the Learning Insights 2012 Report produced by Kineo for e.learning age magazine. The ninth of ten 'insights' is that ‘Learner journeys need to become seamless'. Although you should really read what the report has to say on this topic, the gist is that employees want easy access to information that is relevant to their job responsibilities. I'm not convinced this is anything to do with 'learner journeys', more a continuation of the experiences they have come to expect in their everyday interactions with Google, YouTube, Wikipedia and the like. features.

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eTraining: Advanced Quizzing in Adobe Captivate 6

Adobe Captivate

Thursday, January 31, 2013, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Assessment and Tracking is an integral part of any eLearning content, Adobe Captivate 6 has improved Quizzing capabilities to do decision-based branching to Branch-aware quizzing. Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaising to learn various techniques used in creating smart branching with the course [.].

Allow learners to self register to your courses or quizzes


We have recently introduced the self registration feature, which allows learners to log in and self-register to your online classroom. The feature allows instructors to automate a learner’s registry to a particular quiz, course or group. . Benefits of self registration. Save time by automating registration. Learners provide accurate & up to date information. Step 1. Step 4. Step 5.

eTraining: Interactivity using Actions: Basics and Advanced – Part 1

Adobe Captivate

Thursday, January 10, 2013, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Adding interactivity in an eLearning course improves the engagement level with the learners. Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaising in Multi-Part series to learn the basics of Actions and Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate 6. In these sessions, we will learn using various [.]. eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

Send an online report card with comments to your learners


With ProProfs , you can send online report cards to learners informing them about their overall performance in a particular quiz. Further, you can also add bonus points, to the total marks obtained by a learner. How to email an online report card with comments . Step 1. Go to My Quizzes and click on “Reports & Attempts” under Analyze. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. Step 5. Step 6.

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Learning Technologies: Looking Back On 2012

ATD Learning Technologies

The end of the year is fast approaching, which means it’s a good time to take a step back and review where we’ve been and speculate on where we’re going. I think we can all agree that 2012 continued to be a huge year for mobile. Click here to read full version

Camtasia for Mac 2.3 Release – Sketch motion callouts, keystroke callouts, and more

Visual Lounge

Upgrade to Camtasia for Mac 2.3 today to enjoy more options for editing and enhancing your videos! WHAT’S NEW IN CAMTASIA FOR MAC 2.3. Sketch Motion Callouts: Draw attention to specific areas with a professional, animated look. Keystroke Callouts: Automatically capture any keyboard shortcuts used during recording and show them off as a graphic in your video. Plus, more! Want more details?