Tue.Dec 04, 2012

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Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Working with Screen Readers

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    Last week I wrote about some  Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning. I'd like to follow up that article with information about screen readers. Screen readers are programs designed to allow visually impaired learners to navigate through a website or eLearning lesson by reading the content out loud. Two popular screen readers are  JAWS  (Job Access With Speech) and  Window-Eyes. " If you'd like to see a review of some of the top screen readers,  Top 10 Reviews  has some great information.

Insights: Line managers and coaches have a critical role

Clive on Learning

This post continues my commentary to the Learning Insights 2012 Report produced by Kineo for e.learning age magazine. The seventh of ten 'insights' is that ‘Line managers and coaches have a critical role'. It is, of course, hardly a new insight that managers and coaches play an important part in workplace learning, because it has ever been thus. Having said that, it is encouraging that this report picks up an increasing emphasis in this area. Psychologically, very few people work for a local authority, a bank, a charity or a retail chain. They work for their direct line manager. insights

The Smart eXtended Web

Learning with e's

Will the Web recurse infinitely? Many of us are obsessed with the future, and are constantly wondering what new technologies, trends or events will change our lives forever. People spend huge amounts of money each year gambling on the future. The average person bets on horse races or the lottery, whilst the high powered executives buy and sell stocks and shares. We have seen the trends. Ten years?

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Microsoft Surface Reviewed: Is it Right For Mobile Learning?

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I have to admit I was looking forward to Surface for a long time.  As a long term Windows user on the PC, the idea of this Windows 8 environment that would transcend devices was exciting. used three Android tablets for a long time without really falling for them before finally going with the Apple crowd and getting an iPad 2 about a year ago. My first impressions were mixed.  Then I turned it on.

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

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Meet the judges for the Screencast Awards

Visual Lounge

Next week on the Forge we’re going to be diving into the ScreenChamp awards and revealing the winners! The show goes live at 2PM EST here. If you can’t make it, don’t worry, we’ll be posting the recording on our blog  and on our YouTube Channel. Don’t forget that voting for ‘Best in Show’ closes at 4:00 PM EST on Wednesday, December 5th. ScreenChamp Judges.

Will you be accepting bribes this Christmas?

Spicy Learning

Do your people understand the difference between an acceptable gift and an illegal bribe? Does your senior management understand the consequences of the corporate offence of failing to prevent bribery? Saffron’s Bribery Act 2010 e-learning course: Complies with Ministry of Justice guidelines. Requires quick-decision making and uses realistic scenarios. Explains exactly how the Bribery Act 2010 is relevant to you. Short enough to fit into a single lunch break. Detailed reporting for compliance requirements. Customised with your logo and branding. contact-form-7]. html-email

13 New Year's Learning Resolutions for 2013

OpenSesame

We’re helping you get ready for 2013 with a series of Learning New Year’s Resolutions from leading experts and thinkers in the online learning community. We asked our cast of experts one key question: What do you resolve to change or improve about your work in 2013? We''ll be sharing insights and resolutions from industry leaders including Elliott Masie, Cammy Bean, Judy Unrein, Connie Malamed, Mark Britz, Lisa Chamberlin, Melissa Venable, Julie Dirksen, Mike Taylor, David Glow, Mark Sheppard, Clive Lewis, Holly MacDonald, Bruce Graham, and Dawn Mahoney. Content Revolution Learning Resolution

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Billboard Chart Toppers to Keynote the 2013 Lectora User.

Trivantis

Internet phenomenon, THE PIANO GUYS will kick off day two of the 2013 Lectora® User Conference with ?A Creative Moment with THE PIANO GUYS

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Quick tips on tracking learners by sharing group reports

ProProfs

With ProProfs Training Maker, you can easily track the progress of large batches of learners by accessing different kinds of reports. One of them is group reports, which shows you consolidated reports of different groups of learners. The group report  gives you detailed information of your learners group’s activity across different courses. How to share group reports. Step 1. Step 4.  Step 5.

Internet Sensation THE PIANO GUYS Announced as Keynote

Trivantis

Innovative musical group, THE PIANO GUYS, shares vision and inspiration with e-Learning Conference attendees on Day 2 of the 2013 Lectora User Conference