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Scary Presentation Mistakes Video

Kapp Notes

Thanks to @arossett. For pointing to this wonderful and scary video. And here is another along the same track, equally as scary because this one also sums up many presentations and educational sessions I’ve attended. presentations

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6 Trends in Rapid eLearning Tools to watch in 2012

mLearning Revolution

I absolutely love software, apps, applications, extensions, plug-ins, add-ons, whatever you want to call it. started in computers when DOS (Disk Operating System) was at its peak, I still remember knowing all the commands and I thought it was the coolest thing ever invented. still go to Church of course. Probably why I still love keyboard shortcuts. Fun times. So why do I share this?

Top 20 Tools 2007-2011

Jane Hart

As you will know I finalised the 5th Annual survey of  Top 100 Tools for Learning in the middle of November 2011, and at that time placed the presentation on Slideshare. I’ve just noticed that in the subsequent two months it has been viewed over 200,000 times! Social learning

Adobe Captivate: FMRs With all the Trimmings

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    Last week  I showed you how to use Captivate to create a seamless video using the Full Motion Recording (FMR) mode. One of the problems with FMRs is limited editing ability. If you use Captivate's Automatic mode, every time you click your mouse a screen capture will be created. However, if you use the FMR mode, a single video will be created. When it comes to post-recording editing, the difference between the Automatic and FMR modes is very stark. Edit an FMR To begin the FMR editing process, select the FMR on the Timeline. 

How to Create a Customer Training Strategy

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Social Media in Small Business: Therapist, Cheering Squad and Taskmaster


Social media can support productivity for people in many different situations. Are you a small business owner or freelancer? Is difficult to get input and support on your ideas and projects? Tap into bigger networks than just your office. Find people in your job function on Twitter, in LinkedIn forums or on specialized professional networks. Right eLearning Solutions

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Training vs Learning - Which do You Create?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

[ UPDATE - Just wanted to give credit to the Social Learning Community on Yammer for inspiring this blog post. think this topic is important to the eLearning community as a whole and so I'm happy to extend the conversation to the readers of this blog.] As a member of the eLearning/learning/training/education community it feels like the alphabet soup of terms has become muddled again. suppose all industries go through this to some degree, and while it's mildly frustrating, going through the exercise can reveal some insights and help us focus our work. So let's take a look at what happened.

The Art of the 30-Minute Meeting


I thought we all agreed that most of the meetings we attend are a waste of time. thought for sure we’d all agreed. But yet we keep doing it: scheduling one-hour meetings that could easily be completed in 20 minutes or less. You know, all the boss really had to say when it was his turn was, “We’re right on track this week.”. How many times have you attended an overlong company meeting?

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Development Tips: HTML by Hand by Mark Lassoff

Learning Solutions Magazine

We welcome Mark Lassoff to our family of Learning Solutions Magazine columnists. Each month, Mark will provide tutorial content on basic production skills that will help you master the tools you use everyday as you develop eLearning. He begins this month with the most basic tool: Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). Development Techniques Media Tools

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Yikes. Training spending up 9.5%, highest increase in 3+ years! A renaissance.

Learning on the Leading Edge

After more than three years of decline in spending, corporate training budgets just jumped up 9.5% last year. Just released, 2012 Bersin & Associates Corporate Learning Factbook® ). Good news for corporate HR teams and business leaders in general. This is a huge increase, bringing the average spending per employee to over $800, or $1021 in the High-Impact Learning organizations.

Why Training Needs to go Agile (Part 1 – The Basics)


Today, the expectations of learners are much different than they were only a few years ago. Much of what is currently rolled up monolithic, one-size-fits-all courses must give way to small but relevant content updated and delivered continuously to learners based on their individual profiles or needs. In other words, learning needs to go Agile. What does this mean for us? training organizations).