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The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

I’m sure you know the feeling. You’re sitting in a classroom watching a presentation – which started late to allow the “stragglers” to show up – when about 10 minutes in it dawns on you… What am I doing here? But whether it be due to politeness, shyness, peer pressure, or a sense of obligation, you remained bolted to your seat until the bitter end.

Emerging new roles for learning and performance professionals

Jane Hart

Over the last week or so I have been posting about how (I think) the workplace learning landscape is changing. For me, the biggest shift is not going to be about moving from creating instructional, formal courses to producing informational (or performance support) resources. That’s obviously a very useful first step, but it’s going to require more than that.

The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

I’m sure you know the feeling. You’re sitting in a classroom watching a presentation – which started late to allow the “stragglers” to show up – when about 10 minutes in it dawns on you… What am I doing here? But whether it be due to politeness, shyness, peer pressure, or a sense of obligation, you remained bolted to your seat until the bitter end.

The Promise of True mLearning is a Tough Sell

mLearning Revolution

For the last few weeks, I have been busy delivering webinars and workshops on the topic of mobile learning, and throughout, the one question I hear constantly has to do with people asking me for mLearning examples. This got me thinking about the true meaning of that very popular question. In other words, I was thinking about what most people really expect to see as mLearning examples?

Steps to make your Flash courses mobile compatible

Stuck with a bunch of Flash-based courses that cannot be viewed on mobile devices? This eBook will take you through the steps to convert existing courses into HTML 5 format and make it compatible with the latest devices and browsers.

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Become your own upstart

Learning and Working on the Web

Upstarts & Incumbents. In Clayton Christensen’s book,  Seeing What’s Next  the authors discuss how new business entrants (upstarts) can target non-core customers of industry incumbents. These Once the entrants have grown “under the radar”, they can grow to directly confront the incumbents. Overshot – find current offering more than adequate. Where are new business models emerging?

Personify eLearning

Integrated Learnings

By Shelley A. Gable. As technology. continues to command an increasingly prevalent role in our lives, it seems that our brains. still respond better to a human touch. We can use this knowledge to help improve recall. from eLearning lessons. The research…. I’m in the midst of reading e-Learning and the Science of Instruction by Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer (it’s really a must-read for anyone who designs instruction). One chapter describes studies that suggest that including coach-like characters in eLearning and similar on-screen agents benefits learning. Consider these approaches….

How to subtract when things aren't adding up

Designed for Learning

"To attain knowledge, add things every day; to attain wisdom, subtract things every day." Lao Tzu It is ironic that all our life we focus on addition - adding more figures to our salary, adding more stuff to our homes, adding more of everything that we can. But most of our happiest moments happen when we 'have things' that money cannot buy for example being with people we love, exploring. less is more Design

Snagit Help My Capture: How can I add a frame to my image?

Visual Lounge

We have been asked how one might add frames to their images within Snagit Editor. While Snagit doesn’t have an option for adding frames, you can make your own and save them as stamps to be used over and over to enhance your images – like these vintage Thanksgiving postcards.      . This video tutorial shows you how to easily turn images of frames into Frame stamps. Watch it on Screencast.com!

New Brandon Hall Group report forecasts major shift in 2016 online learning trends

Companies are increasingly dissatisfied with online learning tools, prompting many to reinvest in technology that supports a modern training approach. Download the report from Brandon Hall Group to see how new investments are bringing real business results.