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3 Ways to Exercise Your Graphic Design Muscle

ATD Learning Technologies

Here are three ways you can exercise your graphic design muscle. Whether you’re designing an e-learning course, a presentation, or some other type of media, you want it to look good. For some of us, though, that can be a bit of a challenge. Becoming a stronger graphic designer takes determination, time, and practice. Click here to read full version

Tip of the Week: Create stimulating classification exercises for your learners

Raptivity

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Combining Zombies and Running…Gamification of Exercise

Kapp Notes

All this exercises is great but motivation is still an issue for me that’s why I sign up for the races so that I am motivated to practice so I don’t fall over in the race but…I’d like more motivation, something to really get me running. Still this year I managed to run 3 sprint-length triathalons, a couple of 5Ks and one half-marathon (it wasn’t pretty). Games

How to Exercise More Influence

CLO Magazine

Even the best managers can fall into the trap of defining influence as something they do to someone else to get what they want. More than ever before, people in today’s organizations know when self-serving tactics and techniques are being used to influence them. Even the best managers can fall into the trap of defining influence as something they do to someone else to get what they want. The alternative is to use real influence to inspire buy-in and commitment. One of the key lessons we learned is this: Do more than others expect before and after your interactions with them. Chance?

Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI

The exercise is fairly simple as long as we stick to formulas, but in order to determine the ROI of a. Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI. Training evaluation is necessary and, in many ways, critical to the success of a business. But because. short term priorities always seem to take precedence, it is typically something we plan to do better in. obvious choice.

4 Exercises to Improve Your eLearning Design Skills in 30 Days

SHIFT eLearning

In this blog post, we will show you some handy exercises to keep your eLearning course design skills sharp as a jungle cat’s reflexes. With these easy exercises, you will begin to see your eLearning courses begin to improve quickly and continuously. The best eLearning designers are the ones that consistently hone their style and look to make their skills even tighter.

Learning Resolutions: Sticking with the Classics—Diet and Exercise

OpenSesame

Performance demands regular exercise and practice at spaced intervals. Exercise and practice doesn’t only apply to the solutions we provide; we need to challenge ourselves to actively practice our craft to keep ourselves more fit to perform our work. Many learning solutions are bloated and overdue for a diet. However, the key to a truly successful diet isn’t just about reducing input.

Tip of the Week: Test your learners’ knowledge with sequencing exercises

Raptivity

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The Art Of Voice Overs – Part 2

Edmego Learning

Breathing Exercises. This is where breathing exercises come. Breathing exercises are very important for both of those disciplines. Opening your mouth and performing facial exercises also enables you to use proper emphasis when needed. Course Authoring breathing exercises E-learning posture voice oversThe Art Of Voice Overs – Part 2. Posture. into play.

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Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. found I disagreed with Kate’s view on a number of points, and stand on the other side of the fence from her argument for a number of reasons. I don’t want anyone to get me wrong. like Kate a lot. We’ve known each other for a number of years.

Designing Learning is a Probabilistic Exercise

Clark Quinn

At the Guild’s recent mLearnCon, I was having a conversation in which I was reminded that designing performance interventions is a probabilistic exercise, and it occurred to me that we’re often not up front enough about it. And we need to be. When we start our design process with a performance vision , we have an idea of what ideal performance would be. But there are other mitigating factors. In the tragic plane crash in the Tenerife’s – and pilots train as much as anybody – miscommunication (and status) got in the way. And we need to be up front about it.

Create Compare & Contrast Exercises in Articulate Quizmaker

Trina Rimmer

Here's a step-by-step demo on how to use Quizmaker to create compare & contrast exercises in your next eLearning course. . Several years ago I worked for a company that used their LMS vendor's proprietary course authoring tool for all their in-house development.  This presented a few problems: The tool wasn't a big seller for the LMS vendor (more of a "free gift with purchase"). This

How the right tech tools for your team can power your sales enablement strategy

and interactive exercises. How to create and drive success. with sales enablement ENABLING. SALES AT SCALE Copyright © 2016 Docebo - All rights reserved. To contact Docebo, please visit: www.docebo.com Copyright © 2016 Docebo - All rights reserved. To contact Docebo, please visit: www.docebo.com 1 Challenges Business velocity. Event-based training alone does not work. What is the right LMS?

Tip of the Week: Want to include interesting exercises in your course?

Raptivity

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How to Encourage Physical Activity as Part of a Learning Strategy

Absorb LMS

Studies published in the journal  Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise   found that people who sit for the majority of the day are 54 percent more likely to die of a heart attack. The bad news is that exercise has little impact if it does not replace time sitting. The year 2012 will likely be remembered as the “ Get Off Your Butt ” year. Don’t order in.

Get yourself trained by Experts for Live Online Training

Raptivity

Community eLearning Software Free webinar Gaming interactive learning PowerPoint raptivity free webinar Live Online Training spice up your online curriculum typical web platform interaction options Unique interactive exercisesEvery content creator’s goal is to engage their audience with the most compelling and edutaining content.

How to Encourage Physical Activity as Part of a Learning Strategy

Absorb LMS

Studies published in the journal  Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise   found that people who sit for the majority of the day are 54 percent more likely to die of a heart attack. The bad news is that exercise has little impact if it does not replace time sitting. The year 2012 will likely be remembered as the “ Get Off Your Butt ” year. Don’t order in.

SharePoint can validate and process learner exercises and assignments

SharePoint and Assessment

I’m grateful to Patrick Stalljohann and colleagues from RWTH Aachen University in Germany for the idea that SharePoint can be used to validate and correct learner exercises / assignments in their poster at the 2011 International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference. Commentary Aachen assignments Exercises grading practice SharePoint Learning Kit workflowTo a peer reviewer (e.g.

Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy

The results of this exercise will help you. GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. Introduction.3 What is Gamification? Gaming vs. Gamification.4 Key Elements of Gamification.4 Aligning Gamification with Corporate Goals and Learning Strategies.5 5 Step Gamification Work-plan.5 Conclusion.16

Free Webinar: Creating eLearning Stories and Exercises with Articulate Storyline®

Take an e-Learning Break

Interested in the new product from Articulate? Attend this free webinar! Speaker: Ray Jimenez, Ph.D., Chief Learning Architect of Vignettes for Training, Inc. Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011. Time: 10:00AM Pacific / 1:00PM Eastern (60 Minute Session). REGISTER: [link

Go Outside! 5 Benefits of Exercise in the Workplace

OpenSesame

Healthy individuals are supposed to be getting at least 150 minutes of aerobic exercise in a week, and sometimes that’s often hard to do for full-time employees. So why not make some time during the workday to get some physical exercise in? Here are 5 benefits of exercise in the workplace! When people exercise, it increases their sustainability, level of energy and mood.

Cartoon: ‘OK, we’re going to lay off the trust building exercises for a while…’

Mindflash

I’ve been to my share of corporate retreats, inspirational events, team building weekends… But as many as I’ve attended, I’ve never actually been part of that sitcom staple, falling backward and having someone catch you. Online Training cartoon Human Resources

Workshop Exercise Design - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

I've just posted Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercise which describes a workshop exercise that I'm considering using in several different workshops. giving me thoughts on the exercise itself. The last time I posted something like this it was a HUGE help and I significantly redesigned the exercise which probably saved me a lot of grief. Please help: Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercisefeel like it makes a lot of the discussion more concrete. I'm really hoping that folks will help me out by: a. but I digress.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

to structure the practice exercises and the. 1 kineo.com info@mplus.kineo.com 312-846-6656 Hard to believe that it’s been almost 20 years since the term “eLearning” entered the corpo- rate learning lexicon. And just in the last five years, the velocity at which new solutions have entered. the market has gone through the roof. We now. have the ability deploy video, virtual role-plays, and.

Workshop Exercise Design - Help Needed

Clark Quinn

I've just posted Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercise which describes a workshop exercise that I'm considering using in several different workshops. giving me thoughts on the exercise itself. The last time I posted something like this it was a HUGE help and I significantly redesigned the exercise which probably saved me a lot of grief. Please help: Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercise feel like it makes a lot of the discussion more concrete. I'm really hoping that folks will help me out by: a. but I digress.

Creating Board Games: An Upside Exercise

Upside Learning

Several options were considered before we decided we needed an exercise that would challenge our fellow team-members. We’ve been trying to inculcate a culture that’ll inculcate innovation in our creations, and in line with the buzz around learning games, we zeroed in on a game design exercise. Traditionally at Upside, we’ve always used one Saturday every month for training. But How?

Creating Board Games: An Upside Exercise

Upside Learning

Several options were considered before we decided we needed an exercise that would challenge our fellow team-members. We’ve been trying to inculcate a culture that’ll inculcate innovation in our creations, and in line with the buzz around learning games, we zeroed in on a game design exercise. Traditionally at Upside, we’ve always used one Saturday every month for training. But How?

Upside Board Game Exercise - Download the Winning Game

Upside Learning

While we spoke about putting the board games created during Upside’s board game creation exercise up for download, it’s taken us a couple of weeks to get here. There were a few realizations during this exercise that challenged my notions. Designing, prototyping, developing and play-testing a board game is one thing, packaging it for everyone to play is another.

Remaining Positive In A Non-Positive Environment

Edmego Learning

Have a solid exercise routine. Exercise produces positive endorphins. The challenge…exercising.  I am as guilty as the next person when it comes to making this a habit. Remaining Positive In A Non-Positive Environment. Here are just a few quick reminders on how to make sure we have a better day. While writing this post I came across that in my research.

Brain Boogie @ATD2015

Origin Learning

Highlights of the session include “10 Brain Fitness Exercises to Rock Your Brain”. These exercises ranged from simple neurological relaxation workouts to physical brain fitness exercises such as brain gymnastics. Dr. Vermeulen suggested the following mental brain exercises to get oneself to alpha state and set one’s brain up for success. While doing hook ups, one must.

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Learning Exercise Quiz

ProProfs

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Learning Exercise Quiz. 20 Questions. Powered by ProProfs Quiz Maker

How Exercise Induces Calm

Will at Work Learning

Scientists may have found how exercise induces calm--and how it may help people in stressful situations perform better. enabling people to exercise might give them a competitive advantage. Check out this article from the NY Times. Given that lots of us are stressed these days--and even the relaxed folks have to occasionally make a big stressful presentation, etc.--enabling

Force - field exercise

The Learning Generalist

Today I tried a forcefield exercise in the retrospective. Sometimes retrospectives could lose their effectiveness when they become too repetitive. generally like to mix things up and enjoy keeping distinct themes around the retro; such as gauging mood, generating insights, setting goals and closures. Timebox the activity. Sumeet Moghe, 2009. activities retrospectives

Force - field exercise

The Learning Generalist

Today I tried a forcefield exercise in the retrospective. Sometimes retrospectives could lose their effectiveness when they become too repetitive. generally like to mix things up and enjoy keeping distinct themes around the retro; such as gauging mood, generating insights, setting goals and closures. Timebox the activity. Sumeet Moghe, 2009.

More brain exercise ideas

Take an e-Learning Break

These are great - and they may spark some ideas for your own interactive exercises. link] [link] [link] Lunar Tunes is an exercise that will test your auditory and visual-spatial memory. link] Hoop Nut is an exercise that will test your auditory processing speed and ability to focus your attention. Radica Brain Games - low tech game for those not ready for a Nintendo DS The iBrain book also suggests some low tech ideas like learning how to play chess, taking up the tuba and volunteering at a local hospital. Maybe 2009 is the year to learn a foreign language, as well?

Upside Board Game Exercise - Download the Winning Game

Upside Learning

While we spoke about putting the board games created during Upside’s board game creation exercise up for download, it’s taken us a couple of weeks to get here. There were a few realizations during this exercise that challenged my notions. Designing, prototyping, developing and play-testing a board game is one thing, packaging it for everyone to play is another. The individual who was lucky enough to convert it from physical prototype to a printable version learned much about game design while creating the PDF. We wanted to keep the packaging simple and easy to use.

Exercises that help reflect on gray areas

Speak Out

The exercise shows a form in which the user wants to change his password. The exercises makes the learners reflect on their own brand preferences and their reasons for it. The exercise requires them to respond to particular situations. Can these kind of exercises have one correct answer? These exercises are extremely powerful. How may times have you been told by a SME or a client that all exercises must have the right and wrong answer? thoughts: @rnarchana Exercises without correct answers can be an activity; perhaps not an assessment.

When Is Audio Narration Helpful?

Experiencing eLearning

Directions: Directions for practice exercises. “Use onscreen text without narration to present information that needs to be referenced over time, such as directions to complete a practice exercise.” generally have the narrator say something short to introduce the practice exercise, but leave the directions as on-screen text. Of course not.

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White Boardom Part 6 – An exercise in avoiding stereotyping

Onlignment

The title of this online exercise is “You’ve Been Framed.&#. Before I take the group into the serious subject matter of the day, I offer them a simple exercise to help them to manage the process. have conducted this exercise on more than one occasion now, not only with police officers, but also with others for whom stereotyping may be an occupational hazard.

Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

mLearning Revolution

NOTE : Participants will be provided with a 100+ page PDF , which includes Slides, Hands-on Exercises, Best Practices and Resources. Hands-on workshop exercises. *  mLearning Opportunities and Challenges. Hands-on workshop exercises. *  The Current State of mLearning Design Tools. Hands-on workshop exercises. *  mLearning Design Principles. Hands-on workshop exercises.

Enabling Virtual Learners By Design: Creating Collaboration

InSync Training

Unfortunately, building collaborative exercises remains a major stumbling block for instructional designers when creating virtual or blended programs. This is the third post in a series of six which examines how to enable virtual learners. The first post introduces the series. A key to enabling virtual learners is to design opportunities for learners to interact and collaborate.

LMS History and Current Trends

LearnDash

Nonetheless, glancing into the past (no matter how far back) can be an entertaining exercise. The elearning industry is constantly evolving, and at a quick pace too. Everything from the software we use to create elearning to the systems in place to deliver online training programs is shaped by emerging technologies. One of the cornerstones in elearning is the learning management system.

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11 Invaluable Tips To Design Blended Learning Courses for Corporate Training

Docebo

When you create your blended learning courses, every exercise and learning activity should cater to these objectives. Think carefully before integrating online exercises. So, before you integrate an online exercise into your blended learning strategy you need to make sure it is not only interactive and entertaining, but that it meets the learning goals and objectives.

Exercising the body also exercises the brain - Treadmills in Classrooms?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Just kidding! My friend and colleague Rachel kicked up her blogging again.nice job, Rachel. love this article she posted thanks to her friend. So, the collective genius of the educational powers cancelling sports and extracurricular activities in favor of the 3Rs might have done more harm then good? Gee, I'm shocked! encourage the 3As: Athletics, Arts, and Academics. don't care what my kids choose to do, but they will choose at least 1 activity from each category. So far, so good

Comparing 2D and 3D Learning Affordances

Kapp Notes

Exercises. Exercises. The table below compares the affordances of 2D Synchronous Learning with 3D Synchronous Learning. Sensibility. 2D Synchronous. Learning. 3D Synchronous. Learning. Sense of Self. Emoticon. Avatar. Death of Distance. Same Time. Same Website. Same Time. Same Place. Power of Presence. Disembodied. Embodied. Pervasiveness of Practice. Role Plays. Walk Throughs. Sense of Space. Limited to. Sharing a screen. Virtually Unlimited Space and Scale. Collaboration. Document. Presentation. Working Side-by-Side. Prototyping. Enrichment of Experience. Activities. Immersion.

LUC 2016 Recap: Interactions in the Intrinsic World

Everything E-Learning

At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Kristi Lozano, an instructional designer at Baptist Health South Florida, talked about the bright idea of using intrinsic exercises and games to prompt learning. What is intrinsic motivation? Kristi outlined the different types of motivation in her LUC 2016 presentation. Naming and groups are important while developing. Blog LUC