Choosing a Style Guide for Your eLearning
JULY 28, 2015
What is a style guide? style guide is a set of standards to follow when it comes to matters of style and usage. That’s because they follow different style guides. How do I choose a style guide? In order to pick a style guide, you need to know your audience. ” Some Popular Style Guides. Wall Street Journal Guide to Business Style and Usage.
Guide to Good Online Learning
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Good online learning is deceptively simple but very engaging with a depth of knowledge that is delivered almost without the learner realising they are absorbing it. It takes time and skill to build and embed the level of knowledge and feedback required behind any interactivity, an infographic, a cartoon or other seemingly light-hearted devices. They want to do something, to try something.
Facebook Guide for Educators
Dont Waste Your Time
AUGUST 14, 2013
This guide, written in collaboration with many organisations including Apps For Good and the Gates Foundation, is “aimed at educators working with young people within schools, colleges, universities, work based learning, formal and informal learning settings.” ” “The guide aims to be practical and hands on, but is not exhaustive. Social Media and the Classroom.
LMS Selection Guide for SMBs (eBook)
MAY 25, 2016
Are you a small- or medium-sized business looking at investing in a Learning Management System to manage your learning/training activities? If your answer is positive, you know just too well how buying one, with your limited budget and resources, is a big deal. To be able to leverage the LMS to the fullest and justify […]. Learning Management Upside Learning
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
in the form of training, guides, and instruction. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. achieve their goals by making sure their. employees have the knowledge and skills. they need to succeed. Our experience. and research led us to identify that one. audience organizations consistently. managers. What’s. skills.
Guide to Online Course Design [INFOGRAPHIC]
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Enter the “Guide to Online Course Design” infographic by MindFlash. Today there are a countless number of tips and tricks when it comes to effective online course design, that it can become confusing where to start. These theories can range from actionable steps to philosophical diatribes, both of which provide their use, but equally are confusing as to where to begin. Wikis.
LMS Switching Guide – A Free eBook!
DECEMBER 3, 2012
Titled ‘LMS Switching Guide’ , this free eBook is a start to end guide on LMS switching. Learning Management LMS eBook LMS Switch LMS Switching Process GuideThere are things that are easy to do, and then there are a few that are easier said than done. Switching to a new LMS, for most organizations, belongs to the latter. Selecting the next LMS. Maximizing the ROI of LMS switch.
A Guide to Superior eLearning Graphics
AUGUST 10, 2013
So if our eyes guide us through so much of our eLearning, then why would you skimp out on the graphics? Creating a style guide beforehand can make all the difference in your eLearning course, making it look more professional and more engaging. This is especially true for eLearning. It could be that it takes time or money that one or more parties can’t justify spending.
Piloting your e-Learning Course – A Beginner’s Guide
JUNE 21, 2016
By Hannah Hunter , Instructional Writer. Did you know that the pilot episode of Star Trek included only one member of the Enterprise crew: Mr. Spock? And in that version, Spock had dark red skin and absorbed food through a plate in his stomach? Viewers of the pilot were not shy in their opinion that the show was boring and Spock was creepy. Thank you, pilot testing!
Everyday Workplace Learning: A Quick Guide (Slideset)
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Last week, I was the Opening Keynote speaker at the Elearning Guild’s Online Forum: Collaborative, Social and Informal Learning: Where do Learning Professionals Fit In. started by paying a tribute to Jay Cross, who many of you know died in early November. Jay was a close colleague and friend, but he is probably best remembered […]. Social learning
Using Color as an eLearning Guide
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
APRIL 4, 2016
Simply picking a handful of colors doesn't mean they will complement each other and guide the learner through your course. You didn't know that color can be an eLearning guide? by Sally Cox You've selected a palette of colors for your eLearning project, so your concerns about color are over, right? Not exactly. What's that you say? within my course.
5 Reasons For Having A Language Style Guide
MAY 7, 2014
What exactly is a language style guide and why is it relevant to an eLearning business? language style guide is a document customized to establish language standards to be followed when working with internal and external clients. eLearning Language Style Guide It acts as a reference that employees will refer to in case they are uncertain about the […].
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
The purpose of this guide is to provide you with the information and tools you need to. 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 Making a Case For Gamification.12 Requirements “Selection Tables”.14
LMS Administrator How To Guide
JUNE 18, 2014
Hence this guide. It won’t make you an elite expert in the field, but it will provide you with some insight to hit the LMS hard and deliver results. Don’t just have them give you a guide, no one reads it, least of all them. This guide provided only four tips. If you are a LMS administrator, I want to personally thank you. I know that it is a job that rarely gets the recognition it deserves. I know that it is the first place someone goes when something goes wrong and yet, rarely appreciated when something goes right. feel your pain, I really do. Tip #1. Tip 2.
Microlearning - A Practitioner’s Guide: An Overview
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
The topics covered in this practitioner’s guide are: Methods and technologies associated with Microlearning Benefits, risks and challenges in delivering Microlearning Tips for Microlearning success Creating a Microlearning Lesson – A Practical Approach Future Prospects of Microlearning These features contribute in simplifying long-guided courses into short blasts of learning.
Mobile Learning – A Quick Start Guide: Get The Free eBook
APRIL 25, 2012
This eBook called ‘Mobile Learning – A Quick Start Guide’ can help you understand when to use, how to design, develop and implement mLearning in a way that works for your organization. We have been saying it over and over again – mobile learning is here to stay! It’s only a matter of time before you will need to be invovled in it. sneak peek into the eBook.
Field Guide for the Flipped Classroom
Dont Waste Your Time
AUGUST 29, 2013
“A diagram by Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching director Derek Bruff, published in Coursera’s “Flipped Classroom Field Guide.” Netiquette: a handy guide for online students. Facebook Guide for Educators. For first-timers who want to understand the flipped classroom approach, this is an ideal introduction: . Derek Bruff/Coursera).”
Jay Cross and the passion which guides us
NOVEMBER 8, 2015
When passion guides us, we radiate and inspire. Yesterday Jay Cross passed away. When Clark Quinn sent out the message, I felt hurt in my heart. Real pain, which struck me as being unexpected as Jay was an online colleague at first, but we engaged in many conversations and thus – apparently – my heart embraced him, just like Jay embraced people warmheartedly all the time.
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
guides to learn a practical and. guide participants through activities that go. We provide practice guides to help Sue. We provide tools and guides. 1 kineo.com firstname.lastname@example.org 312-846-6656 Hard to believe that it’s been almost 20 years since the term “eLearning” entered the corpo- rate learning lexicon. the market has gone through the roof. We now. rate content.
How to Work With Grids and Guides in Lectora
OCTOBER 3, 2014
One of the most helpful, underutilized, and misunderstood tools in the Lectora developer’s arsenal is the layout and design guide. If you click on the View tab in the menu ribbon, in the middle of the view tools you’ll see the Grids and Guides group. Grid and Guides section of the View tab; a few guides on the stage. Using Guides in Lectora. Now we come to guides.
EL247?s Vendors 2 View Guide @ #ASTD2014
APRIL 28, 2014
Your Guide to #ASTD2014. couple of notes before I present my guide to ASTD exhibitors. The vendors that I list below in my guide, are across the board. To save time, I have them linked directly to where they are with the ASTD online guide. This guide is 100% independent. No one is paying me NOR would I ever accept payment, to be listed below. I am not a pay for play guy. Vendors to Visit Guide – My Top Picks and some you may wish to check out. . Hence this guide. . when I attend these shows. Never have been, never will. LMS Vendors.
PowerPoint 2010: Working With Guides
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 25, 2011
For some PowerPoint projects you may find that you would like to line up elements in a certain way and that having guides on the slide would be useful. In the steps that follow I will show you how to make guides visible, and (because there is only one horizontal and one vertical guide that intersect in the center by default) how to add extra guide lines. by AJ George.
Your Employee Training Manual Template Guide
WalkMe Training Station
APRIL 6, 2016
The post Your Employee Training Manual Template Guide appeared first on Training Station. Many business owners are planning to have employee training manual template for their businesses. If you want to improve your business performance, you have to give some training sessions to your employees. You should create this training manual template for all of your employees. DocStoc.com.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
overarching principles that guide the company’s direction. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. of learners. situations, or present individualized content. busy trainers?
A step-by-step guide to weaving online feedback
The eLearning Nomad
JANUARY 19, 2015
The post A step-by-step guide to weaving online feedback appeared first on DynaMind eLearning. Weaving online feedback is one of the most important things e-facilitators do. Weaving feedback means: summarizing a discussion by finding threads of unity in the comments of participants and weaving them together into one piece of feedback to the group so that learner responses are connected.
Famous Leadership Quotes to Guide Your Day
APRIL 20, 2015
The post Famous Leadership Quotes to Guide Your Day appeared first on. Here are some inspirational quotes that address many of the traits your managers will pick up as they train and practice. . eLearning Leadership Training & Education
The how to guide on the principles of the #elearningmanifesto: 1 Do Not Assume that Learning is the Solution
Challenge to Learn
MARCH 30, 2014
List of related posts: Post 0: Help me build a how to guide for the elearningmanifesto principles. Post 1: The how to guide on #elearningmanifesto: 1 Do Not Assume that Learning is the Solution. elearningmanifesto e-Learning elearning manifeste how to guide Of course I do not have the knowledge nor the experience to cover this completely by myself. have an example.
New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model
assignments, with Charles guiding us through both.”. “A highlight for me was the virtual networking with a good sized group of like-minded. In-Focus. Report. February 2016 Authored by Charles Jennings, Laura Overton & Dr Genny Dixon. Supported by. www.towardsmaturity.org/in-focus/2016/702010. 70+20+10=100. The Evidence Behind. the Numbers In-Focus: 70+20+10=100. Towards Maturity CIC Ltd.
Practical guides rolling off the press
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 8, 2011
Over on the Onlignment blog , I've been posting up a series of practical guides for digital learning content designers. These guides are not really meant for those who design content full-time, but for the increasing numbers of learning professionals who are occasional designers. Anyway, so far I have completed the following guides: Creating learning podcasts. In the pipeline are guides to creating quizzes and reference documentation. All of these guide are also available as PDFs to download. Creating learning slide shows. Creating learning screencasts.
A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 5 Provide realistic practice
Challenge to Learn
JULY 1, 2014
Learning Provide realistic practice serious eLearning manifesto The how to guide on the serious principles This is Principle 5 of the manifesto: “We will provide learners sufficient levels of realistic practice; for example, simulations, scenario-based decision making, case-based evaluations, and authentic exercises.” ” My response to this is, of course we do this. The
Custom eLearning: Online Tutorials vs. Printable Reference Guides
MARCH 25, 2014
Should we include a link to online tutorials or should we create printable reference guides? Here are some examples of when you might choose to use an online tutorial over a printed reference guide: Some material, like how to use a new system or customize a template, might best be delivered via a short online tutorial. This is a good reason to have printable reference guides.
Guided Social Learning (Online Workshop)
MARCH 3, 2015
Next public online workshop runs 9 March – 10 April 2014 This 5-week online workshop looks at how to scaffold a framework for social learning to take place – either in the classroom or online. It focuses on creating performance-oriented activities rather than linear content supporting the activities with relevant content encouraging participants to become […]. Social learning
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
questions and guide them through the buying process, Toyota wanted to provide reps with. Microlearning: Small Bites, Big Impact. must-haves every organization needs to be. successful with microlearning W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. The times they are a-changin’.3 When done properly, Microlearning works.10 Microlearning in action.11 About Axonify.14 3The times they are a-changin’.
Need Training, No Money? A Beginner’s Guide to Executive Buy-In
MARCH 24, 2016
Beginner’s Guide to Executive Buy-In appeared first on Dashe & Thomson. It isn’t always easy asking for time, resources, or money. I know this first-hand. I asked my wife for permission to subscribe to NFL Sunday Ticket. I knew this particular request would stir the waters, so I came to the table with a well-prepared list of points and potential rebuttals (for the curious minds, it came down to how much I would spend on beer and nachos watching games at Buffalo… The post Need Training, No Money? Learning Performance Improvement
Utilizing Better eLearning Design with Guides and Grids in Lectora
APRIL 7, 2015
That’s where Grids and Guides come in. The first step in utilizing Grids and Guides is to turn them on. From Here you’ll see the section Grid and Guide where you can show grids, show guides, show ruler, turn on the snap to grid feature, and turn on the snap to guide feature. With They also promote improved guide handling which I would have to agree on.
Your Ultimate Guide to Sales Search on Social Media
MAY 4, 2016
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Guided Social Learning (Online Workshop)
MARCH 3, 2015
It focuses on creating performance-oriented activities rather than linear content supporting the activities with relevant content encouraging participants to become self-governing guiding individuals’ learning journeys […]. More information at Modern Workplace Learning This 5-week online workshop looks at how to scaffold a framework for social learning to take place – either in the classroom or online. Social learning
6-Step Guide for Delivering Professional Web Conferences
DECEMBER 4, 2014
The post 6-Step Guide for Delivering Professional Web Conferences appeared first on. With so much of our daily work lives taking place online nowadays, it comes as no surprise to see a growing trend of professionals, including eLearning instructors, taking their meetings into the cloud and hosting web conferences. The benefits are clear: it takes you and your attendees from anywhere in the world and puts you on the same page where you can view the same screen content in real-time. Web conferences save time, increase productivity, enhance communication and reduce travel costs. Write Up.
An Employer’s Guide to Employee CPD
OCTOBER 12, 2015
Aiding employees in their continual professional development (CPD) is not always a primary concern to senior management when battling with other, more pressing, complex and critical issues. Positively impacts motivation, establishing goals of a more desirable (and thus achievable) nature. Enables your company to attract greater talent. Adapted from source: CIPD ). Well, yes and no.
Adobe Captivate: Grids 'n Guides
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
AUGUST 13, 2013
However, if you prefer to control an object's slide placement without using the Transform panel, Adobe Captivate comes with a few other handy features that are often overlooked: Grids and Guides. If you select the View menu you'll see four options of note: Show Grid, Snap to Grid, Snap to Object, and Show Drawing/Smart Guides. by Kevin Siegel.
A beginners guide to a ‘tweet’
Dont Waste Your Time
JUNE 26, 2013
For those who are new to Twitter (and those not) a ‘tweet’ can be a confusing thing. So, reproduced from EdTEchSandyK ‘s website is the ‘anatomy of a tweet’: EdTechSandyK: How to Decode a Tweet. Does that explain it? No, then how about this? When you say something on Twitter … that’s a Tweet. You can follow people, and they can follow you. metatweet.
Moodle Installation Guide Pt 2 | Moodle Course Creation & Management
AUGUST 6, 2015
Course Creation in Moodle. There are a few best practices to follow when it comes to creating Moodle courses. Here are some things to consider. Keep students engaged by having activity based courses (with assignments, and quizzes), or socially based (with forums, chats, and wiki’s). Moodle How to Moodle
Using a Facilitator Guide to Manage the Virtual Training Session
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
critical part of any virtual training or blended learning course design is the facilitator guide. The facilitator guide is a master reference document designed to help the facilitator and the producer to prepare for and deliver the program. What really goes on behind the scenes when you go live in a virtual classroom? You may call it running notes or a master.)
Field guide to action-mapped materials
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
What does an action mapped course look like? Action mapping has grown in recent years to apply to all types of training design and performance support, not just elearning. It’s a process, rather than a style of product. It should rarely result in just slide-based elearning, because the method focuses on solving performance problems, and one lonely online course rarely solves any problem.
Essential Guide to Visual Thinking for E-Learning
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
He shows how all drawings start with five simple shapes and also provides a grammar structure that guides what to draw. Sketchnote Handbook : Illustrated Guide to Visual Note Taking. Beyond Words : A Guide to Drawing Out Ideas. The post Essential Guide to Visual Thinking for E-Learning appeared first on The Rapid eLearning Blog What is Visual Thinking? Dan Roam Presents.