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PowerPoint Converter: FAQs and Tutorial

DigitalChalk eLearning

Stay tuned in the coming weeks for additional information on how to import your presentation. For example, MP4/H.264 encoded video works in Chrome, IE, and Safari, and Firefox on Windows, but it does NOT work on Firefox on Mac. The post PowerPoint Converter: FAQs and Tutorial appeared first on. Our newest element is a game changer. It does work for timed slides, but not others.


Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. think it’s held up rather well. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Because organizations are oblivious to informal learning, they fail to invest in it. “Informal Learning.”

Utilizing Social Learning for Workplace Learning: What Can Learners and Managers Do?


It is an informal platform, which is a huge plus for most learners as they find it easier to speak out and share in an online forum than in an actual classroom. Managers need to inform the learners why they created the community or group. Build in Knowledge: Managers should give examples of topics to share or things to post. Social media is here to stay. Learning

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Free PowerPoint Template: Conversation Interaction

Rapid eLearning

In this example it’s a simple back and forth conversation. This free template could be used as a way to share manager/employee information or perhaps as an FAQ interaction. Below is an example of the template in action. mocked up a FAQ interaction on copyright laws. Lots of cool elearning examples to check out and find inspiration. Want to learn more?

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. The great news is that social and informal learning don’t require new systems because learning can take place on the same “platform” as the existing social network, if a company already has one. Third post in a series. Need to share.

Make Your Software Training Handy with These 10 Job-aids

CommLab India

For example, employees can be given a worksheet listing the steps to place an order or generate an invoice in an ERP system. 2. Want to keep job critical information at the fingertips of your employees? Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), as the name suggests, is a list of questions and their answers, asked quite often on a particular topic. What is a Job-aid? Flowcharts.

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Training in the Reality of Work

This approach gets training closer in space and time to work, but the videos only share concepts and examples. Learning doesn’t take root until someone actually uses that information as part of the job. It lets people access information from their workstations, but still doesn’t support that final learning step. Learning your job where you have to do you job. Learn more.

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How to pair social learning with your LMS for a more engaged workforce


Learning by example. Basically, Bandura’s theory is that human beings can learn by example. You’ve probably seen the forgetting curve infographic that states most people only recall 10% of information learned within just 72 hours in typical training environments. Remember, social learning is not learning in groups but rather learning through the example of others. Here are a few ways to build a culture of constant learning at your organization: FAQs and Forums. Experts can edit Wiki content as necessary to ensure the information is always relevant.

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Support Seasonal Hires with M-Learning this Festive Season

CommLab India

Developing m-learning in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) will work well. For example, a wide range of products will be on display at malls, and seasonal sales staff may not know all the details about each of them. You can place product features, benefits, and competitor products’ information at your seasonal sales force’s fingertips, using mobiles. Mobile Apps.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

To achieve a representative sample of global demand, we limited each LMS vendor to a single survey response. Here For example, when finalizing this post I became aware of the new SAP Jam collaboration learning platform. “Friending” and “following” – users must become “friends” to share deeper information. Proof of Change? Billboards and news.

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Using Blended Learning to Address the Five Moments of Need

Origin Learning

For example, a cloud based IT services provider imparting training about its products to new hires. In the example above, let’s say the new hires now must be trained to understand each IT product and its usage, how one product differs from the other and what are the advantages and limitations of each. For example, “Troubleshooting issues with downloads” or “E-mail not accessible”.

Have You Thought of Video-based Training for Your Customers?

CommLab India

Phoenix Contact is an Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation company and uses their YouTube channel to share product information through engaging videos. Here is an example of one of their videos. Having a list of troubleshooting videos, over and above the typical FAQs would certainly be a good idea. large, independent house like this one? Here are some ideas.

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Flash to HTML5: Do it like a Pro with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

The second category has fully functional interactivities such as click on tabs, numbers, sticky notes, folders, drag-and-drop, FAQs, and more. Have a look at these samples games developed in Articulate Storyline. Google’s decision to block Flash in its browser has made it necessary for organizations to convert their existing Flash-based e-learning courses to HTML5. Templates.

How To Build a Serious Game: Part 1


Instruction Design principles, for example like the ADDIE model (analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation) provide valuable inputs to a serious game. Compare this with a regular, information based e-Learning course, where it is challenging to determine if learners are applying the information that is tied with the performance. Time Pressure is a dynamic.


eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

You have to support electronic offerings with mentors, guides, help desks, FAQs, reinforcement, and organizational support. For example regulations specify push learning for compliance training. Nonetheless, most corporate learning is informal; improving the channels for pull learning makes it more effective. Business learning ROI Informal Learning Web 2.0What happened?

Managers: How To Know When You Need to Add Training


It’s amazing what a simple FAQ job aid can do to help employees provide better customer service. Online Training business goals e-learning elearning Employment informal learning Job Skills learning & development small business tipAnd sure enough, within a few minutes a woman tapped me on the shoulder seeking my professional advice. Recognize what training CAN’T do.

Informal learning from the horse’s mouth

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Every morning, my email is littered with very basic questions about informal learning. I’ve been ranting about informal and computer-supported learning in organizations for twelve years now. I’m the Johnny Appleseed of networked, social learning. In fact, the buzz about informal learning seems to grow every day. Connie: What is your definition of informal learning?

Examples of eLearning 2.0

Clark Quinn

approaches used in corporate learning settings: Alongside Formal Learning Blog as writing tool Wiki as a collaborative learning tool Editable reference materials (Wiki) Internal / External Product information Process information Sales scenarios Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) / support information Online reference / glossary Experience Capture New-hire blog Maintaining a “lab or project notebook” RSS Reader, Podcasts - Steady Drip Then I ask the group for examples of how they are using eLearning 2.0 approaches. These make sense.

Avoid Learner Overload: Five Rules for eLearning Course Design

SHIFT eLearning

Imagine sitting down at a computer to complete an eLearning course and instantly becoming confused, overwhelmed, and frustrated with the amount of information that is being dumped on you at once. Too often, they are inundated with information, data, and related content and the course quickly feels much more like a lecture and less like an interactive learning environment. Use cues.

7 Tips To Create A Self-Paced eLearning Course


There are so many distractions to contend with, and so much information flowing in at a constant rate. For example, they’re able to contact them via email and can expect a reply within 24 hours. For example, include a step-by-step walkthrough for turning in online assignments. Avoid lengthy paragraphs and highlight key information with bulleted lists.

Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

It can save millions, reduce frustration, and boost the velocity of information in your organization. Curating these items — selecting, organizing, evaluating, and sharing them widely — multiplies an organization’s return on information many times over. An example: How Jay Cross Curates Content. Here’s an example of a no-cost, one-person curation project. articles.

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Tips To Convert Your PPT into an Effective Online Learning Course

CommLab India

For example, to describe the activities of each of the 5 roles in a process, show an illustration that represents those 5 roles. Here are some examples of interactivities that can be used: Hotspots & rollovers. FAQs. 4. Games challenge your learners to not just breeze through the course, but instead, take the information and apply it in work-related situations.

How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy

WBT Systems

By completing a sample strategy template as outlined above (even for a fictional badge or a badge awarded by another organisation), you will have the information required to make an informed decision on your LMS/LCMS badging requirements and policies. Open Badges FAQs via Mozilla OpenBadges. What Does Designing a Digital Badge Strategy Look Like? Figure 1. Figure 2.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms


For more information why not download our eBook on the subject. An example of this is the reduction of support tickets by providing training to your customers on your product via your LMS. eLearning can be a needlessly complicated subject. As mentioned in a previous post , buzzwords and acronyms are frequently used. Here is our list of eLearning acronyms from A to Z. ADDIE   . HTML5.

5 Amazing Features That Make UpsideLMS 5.0 So Desirable

Upside Learning

Well defined menus reduce the information-searching time, while the logically defined structure ensures a smooth flow. The new menu style has been adopted to enable users to navigate to the desired section quickly in least number of clicks. A key example is the new design of the Events Calendar where the users can view the calendar and events without leaving the page. 3. UpsideLMS 5.0

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

Social L&D optimizes learning by making it easy for workers, novices and old hands alike, to find the information they need from FAQs and knowledge bases or from coaches, experts and peers. Instead of tracking butts in seats, they monitor the fow on information in social networks and its impact on key business metrics. Continuous improvement. This is a game changer. water.

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LMS State of Affairs

eLearning 24-7

Built-in authoring tool – If you are expecting something like Storyline, forget it – not there yet; unless vendor has a partnership with an authoring tool vendor – example: Claro. App store and/or integrations across the board – example MailChimp. Training communities – not actually part of the system, but provides a wealth of information including how to videos for administrators. Training often comes in the form of webinars whereas there could be many clients on it, rather than just you; videos, guides, FAQ, Knowledge bases. Not close.

6 Insights on Onboarding from the US Presidential Transition

CommLab India

Earlier, the transition process was informal and done orally. Orientation happens informally in the US presidential administration transition. Share examples pertaining to your organization wherever possible so that they can relate to the orientation concepts. 3. So here, you need to understand one thing- Don’t overwhelm new employees with loads of information.


Microlearning under the Microscope: How to Incorporate Microlearning into Online Training


Blog posts and articles:   Encourage learners to create articles that teach how to do something, answer FAQs, or tell stories about lessons learned. YouTube, TED, and Khan Academy are often touted as successful examples of microlearning. Coaches (tutors, teachers, and parents) are informed of student progress. Why Use Microlearning Techniques? Microlearning is hands on.

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Discover the Best Way to Incorportate Livestreaming into Your Training


Take livestreaming, for example. Hearing the information from someone who is really passionate about the material can help create an emotional connection between learner, instructor, and content. Here’s the thing: No survey, FAQ, or email in the world will ever provide you with the information and feedback that you can get by simply talking to a real, live person.

Life As a Startup Marketing Manager


For example, I need to be aware of the product roadmap and new features so I can schedule webinars to address questions and create new FAQ pages on the website. Ernie: What brand do you think is an example of good marketing? For example, they allow customers to create new cards, which gets people excited about their product. think Old Spice is a great example of using alternative media to get your message out. Katie: I think I’m most proud of our blog and the wealth of information it has to offer. love to learn; I’m a lifelong learner.

How Respect Helps Adult Learners to Succeed


For example, if you made a mistake with a grade or feedback, immediately admit that you were wrong, apologize, and re-assess the work. Ensuring all assessment information is self-explanatory. Setting up an FAQ page that answers learner questions on demand. Adult learners bring a diverse range of backgrounds, challenges and expectations to an eLearning course. Be approachable.


The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Social Learning

Here’s an example: A company is rolling out a new expense reporting and approval system and needs to train over 1000 users. On the flip side of that, knowing you got something right that many others did not can motivate you to cement that piece of information in your long term memory. agree with Clive’s observations on this topic. you have system access when it goes live.

5 Quick Tips to Assess an E-learning Vendor in Just 15 minutes

CommLab India

Such information will help you identify whether the e-learning vendor is ideal to shake hands with. 4. Seek for a Sample Project. If you cannot assess all other points mentioned in this post due to time constraints, the ONE thing you can do is – seek for the ‘no cure-no pay’ sample project. Don’t be Misled by Their Website. Check their Experience. Take their References.