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Jamba Juice Case Study

Wisetail LMS

Learn how Jamba Juice - a rapidly growing, award-winning franchise known for its freshness and fun - has created learning and development programs that infuse these values into new team members and improved franchise communication with their Wisetail LMS during a major growth period. The post Jamba Juice Case Study appeared first on Wisetail. All LMS Best Practices

In Support of the Watercooler

CLO Magazine

Want to get your employees creative juices flowing? You can start by thanking their inspiring coworkers

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Learn to create infographics like a boss!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  Bring with you: examples, ideas, and some creative juice! Infographics with Piktochart: Quick Start. An effective infographic has the power to inform, impress, and influence. As learning tools, infographics can support learning transfer and retention. On top of all that, they are FUN to concoct! During this class you will explore visual communication basics and design principles as well as traditional infographic categories and when to use each. You will be introduced to some infographics that work well--and some that do not. Who Should Attend?  Learn more.

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eLearning and Design: Another Typography Game and Perhaps Some Inspiration

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Have I gotten your creative juices flowing too? by AJ Walther. Tantalized by typography? Gaga for good design? Head over heels for history? Gung-ho for a bit of gamification in your free time? Then you must try Type:Rider , available for iOS and Android. for Android--sorry folks!). The content you're working to unlock is visually appealing, relevant, and interesting. Design eLearning

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Overview: PowerPoint Graphics Library

eLearning Brothers

Each individual shape down to the tiniest details (such as a window on a skyscraper graphic) can be manipulated by simply ungrouping it from its surrounding and letting your creative juices flow. As you may be aware, we at eLearning Brothers have a boatload of PowerPoint graphics docked in our template library. How many is a boatload? Change colors, shapes, fonts–you name it.

7 Fun Ways to Get Participation and Collaboration Going in Classrooms

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Brainstorm Invite ideas, and get your learners' creative juices flowing. Yes, I hear you. Preparing to teach a class is hard enough. Who has the time to add fun activities? Well, you do - given these no-frills group activities that only take minutes to build, whether you use a board, a flip chart or an interactive software like YawnBuster. or 'Who wants to.' and watch the hands go up.

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Learning Activities that Matter

Learning Rebels

This exercise gets the creative storytelling juices flowing. It is time to move away from just movement…to learning activities that matter. We have all been there, done that…a well-intentioned trainer has you up playing musical chairs for apparently no other reason than to create movement. Sure, we want people to stay awake and remain focused. Why does this matter? Cha, cha, cha.

The Puzzler

Jay Cross

The batteries only had 18% juice left, so I replaced them. Help me figure out what’s gone haywire with my Macs. My keyboard has gone wacko. Last night I cleaned the Bluetooth keyboard I use with my iMac. When I rebooted the iMac, I found I was missing the Space Bar, Delete key, and several individual letters. I figured I’d shorted something out with the cleaner. No problem.

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5 Ways to Use New Generation Learning Tools

CLO Magazine

Many businesses have tried to combat this by juicing up their culture with foosball tables and all-you-can-eat sushi lunches. In the 1990s, technology helped chief learning officers streamline and scale learning, moving time-consuming and costly in-house programs from physical classrooms online. Learning leaders have gotten hip to the potential of technology. and U.K. Open your ears and act.

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Writing & Grammar: Can a Sentence End With a Preposition?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

orange juice maker. While celebrating Holi in Mumbai ( [link] ) we bought drinks from the orange juice-maker. orange-juice maker. by Jennie Ruby    Can I end a sentence with a preposition? Well, yes and no. The old school rule that you cannot end a sentence with a preposition has some validity, but it has also been mocked by personages high and low. Allegedly, for example, Winston Churchill said, "That is something up with which I will not put." " The practical solution is to try removing the preposition from the end of the sentence.

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How to Think Outside the Box at Work

Bottom-Line Performance

Even if your office has progressive, trendy furnishings (like ours), there are still plenty of times when a change of perspective would help get those creative juices flowing. If we are really supposed to think outside the box at work, why do so many of us sit inside of cubicles? But times have changed. The world is smaller, or at least people are more connected.

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7 Statistics That Prove mLearning is Essential!

Growth Engineering

Before your employee falls prey to mixing orange juice with toothpaste, they are in bed filling their minds with glorious mLearning knowledge. Without statistics, how would we know that 0.3% of accidents in Canada involve a moose? Would we just assume that it’s a good idea to let a ‘moose loose about this hoose’? Look Canada, as the statistics have proven, it’s not. Appy Days! Is it a bird?

The Key to Adoption of Collaboration Tools: Process Integration

Social Learning

For example, in a Klint Finley interview called Five Principles for Improving Social Enterprise Adoption , Yakabod CEO Scott Ryser cites the importance of “political juice.” Plenty has been written about why employees are slow to adopt enterprise collaboration tools. While executive sponsorship may be important, it’s not enough. However, there’s something more fundamental missing.

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The Power of Surprise in Story-based design

Vignettes Learning

Scientists at Emory and Baylor used MRIs to measure changes in human brain activity in response to a sequence of pleasurable stimuli, using fruit juice and water. The patterns of juice and water squirts were either predictable or completely unpredictable. Our belief : At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive. Synthesis.

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Trends in Learning: What’s Latest!

Origin Learning

Participating staff were awarded chances to play online “random-point-yielding games when they sold a fresh-squeezed orange juice or a 4-pack of cinnamon rolls.” A 2013 Accenture survey on Skills and Employment Trends revealed that a large skills gap exists in most businesses. Make your training content succinct, entertaining, mobile and self-directed.” 2. Elearning and smarter LMSs.

How to Get Started with E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

You’re not constrained by the pressures of a real course and can think about something new and stretch your creative juices a bit. “How do I get started with elearning” is one of the most frequent questions I’m asked. It makes sense since the industry is still hot and growing and every day someone new joins it and needs help. What’s better than free?

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How the Brain Learns—A Super Simple Explanation for eLearning Professionals

SHIFT eLearning

While it may seem somewhat mysterious, there is something concrete going on inside your brain while your creative juices start to flow. In his book, The Art of Changing the Brain , Dr. James Zull , notably suggested how David Kolb''s famous four-phase model of the learning cycle can be mapped into four major brain processes. Reflective Observation: Learners reflect on the experience.

What is blended learning and why it matters?


P.S. No inquiries about juice blenders please. If you read the technical press you might have chanced upon an all too frequent meme that “software is eating the world”, in the sense that it takes out traditional industries: websites versus newspapers, music stores vs record sales, Netflix vs Blockbuster, the list goes on. Will it blend? Six of one, half a dozen of the other.

How to Think Outside the Box at Work

Bottom-Line Performance

Even if your office has progressive, trendy furnishings (like ours), there are still plenty of times when a change of perspective would help get those creative juices flowing. If we are really supposed to think outside the box at work, why do so many of us sit inside of cubicles? But times have changed. The world is smaller, or at least people are more connected.

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How to Embed YouTube Videos in PowerPoint to Gamify Your Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

By following one of the methods described above, you can really juice up your course! Gamification means using the principles of game design in another context; for example, a training program or an e-Learning course. An e-Learning course that has been gamified will include elements such as challenges, rewards, and repeated attempts. There are many benefits to gamification, but one of the greatest is the way a gamified course can engage and motivate learners. How can a video help gamify my e-Learning course? Videos are an important tool in your toolbox. To give a hint. About the Author.

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I’ve been depressed. You?

Jay Cross

It was physical (the juices in my head) and mental (the belief-set that controls my interpretation of the world). I’ve been depressed. Telling you this will blow my chances of running for president, but what the hell: I have been clinically depressed for the last two years. It’s a form of going crazy. I lost interest in my work, stopped blogging and taking photos. I became a near-hermit. .

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The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

Wisetail is the hipster LMS with clients such as the Cheesecake Factory, Smash Burger, Zoe’s Kitchen, Soul Cycle, Jamba Juice and the Shake Shack. Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists. Not long ago, everyone who developed learning management systems wanted to be all things to all buyers of every size, location, industry, and training challenge. Not anymore. LMS Specialists: Why Now? link].

How to Choose the Right Course-Authoring Tool


It has your creative juices on a free flow! So, you have the content ready with learning objectives. You have also planned out the assessment items and completed the storyboard. The best part is, you are enjoying this instructional design process. You have come up with a storyline to embed in your new course. Well done! What have you planned about the eLearning development? Are they teens?

E-Learning Design Part 5: Learning through Creating (Blooms 21)


As Wright asserts, “the more churn a brain experiences, the more likely it’s going to retain information,” and so asking a learner to begin with creating is a really effective way of getting those cerebral juices flowing. At CDSM, we draw on a range of theories – from the past and the present – to form the method and practice behind our award-winning e-learning. What is Blooms 21?

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Voice Over Tips for eLearning – During Recording (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

Also avoid fruit juices, ice-cold soda, and coffee. For voice over tips there are several things you can do before , during, and after recording to make your voice overs sound more professional in your courses. Here are some simple voice over tips to think about as you begin and while you are recording your next project. . Soundcheck! To Use or Not to Use Headphones? Hydration.

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How to Create Learning Game Ideas

Bottom-Line Performance

These examples seem silly, but they will get the juices flowing. How to Create Learning Game Ideas. The growing body of research is pretty compelling. I don’t know about you, but the folks at BLP are sold on the value of games in learning. Unfortunately, this does not include jeopardy and trivial pursuit knock-offs. Games have to trigger real emotions and be compelling and immersive.

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Tune in to The Forge - Live Today at 2pm EST

Visual Lounge

And, Kevin McAuliffe from Digital Juice will share some music tips with us. Today is the day! You're in the right spot to tune in live for our December episode of The Forge. To watch the show live, just visit this blog post on the Visual Lounge at 2pm EST to join us! Note: you may need to refresh your browser at 2pm. What will we be talking about on The Forge today? Mostly music! You'll learn where you can find music that you can use for free and legally in your screencast. Snagit Product Manager, Tiffany Wood, will show you how to build a digital card. Welcome to "The Forge" Chat!

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Learning Resolutions: Read, Write, Draw


Drawing Plan: My creative juices are firing on all cylinders late at night rather than first thing in the morning when it comes to sketching and drawing. At the end of every year we list a few things we resolve to resolute. The most common are lose weight, exercise more, quit something or start something else. Whether we actually list them or not, we all have them in some degree. What?

Build Awesome Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

Here are some examples that we created to “get your creative juices flowing&#. Scenarios are a great way to make courses more engaging, effective, and fun. We’ve recently launched some new products that can be combined to make some sweet scenarios. To build these examples we used: Thought Call-outs and Bubbles. Cutout People Pictures. Notes and Paper. PowerPoint Template.

Meet the team #2: Periklis Venakis the Software Architect


If I were to use a metaphor for our roadmap, that would probably be orange juice: Delicious, adapts to any container and it’s good for your health — but it has to be consumed fresh. You’ve enjoyed the platform, you’ve dug the features, you’ve appreciated the support and you loved the end product. It’s time to meet the people behind it all. Please introduce yourself to our readers.

How to Go From Smartphone Video to Animated GIF

Visual Lounge

Let your creative juices flow! In June of 1987, the animated GIF was born. While the file format is just slightly older than the majority of millennials, it is widely used by people of all ages. The use of the GIF has peaked in popularity in recent years…the reason? Brands are seeking better social-media engagement. Source: A QR Code will pop up.

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Writing & Grammar: More and More Confusing Words

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

eager-- agog, antsy, anxious, ardent, athirst, avid, crazy, desirous, enthused, enthusiastic, excited, geeked [slang], great, greedy, gung ho, hepped up, hopped-up, hot, hungry, impatient, juiced, keen, nuts, pumped, raring, solicitous, stoked [slang], thirsty, voracious, wild, champing at the bit, chomping at the bit. by Jennie Ruby    Several respondents called these word-choice challenges fun, so let's do this one more time. I thought the books had  already/all ready  been shipped. When I left on Friday, the books were  already/all ready  to go.

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Writing & Grammar: Hyphenating Adjectives (And Answers to Last Week's Challenge)

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

orange juice maker. by Jennie Ruby    Answers to last week's  comma challenge , as presented by Jing Ping Fan  (Correct answers were also sent in by  Susan Benson ): The tall and hollow trunk (or The tall, hollow trunk). The upper right corner. A quick, easy lesson (or "and"). My blue suede shoes. The small down arrow. A loud and overcrowded stadium (or comma). A small yellow icon. A large, cracked hubcap (or "and"). The large gray button. A wordy and uninteresting paragraph (or comma). Are you surprised by some of these answers?

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ET and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

What makes it exciting is not just the technology but where it can still go – and that is what really gets the juices flowing – just like a nice NY strip steak (I digress). When you think of that word what comes to mind? A little creature who has cravings for Reese’s Pieces? Who likes to “phone home”? . Great (Past) Emerging Technology. E-Mail. Fax machines.

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