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How to Use PowerPoint

The Peformance Improvement

Having viewed many TED presentations, I had the mistaken belief that leaders were finally learning how to use PowerPoint (and other presentation tools) effectively. Because I want to hear what they have to say, I don’t read the slides. Their slides become a distraction rather than a tool in helping me draw meaning from what they are saying. Use very little text.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

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Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon  an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. Tool #2: Wordle for Text-Heavy Slides. The art of Twitter , October 11, 2010 Learning how to use Twitter as a tool to develop your personal learning network is not always simple, and as with any other social networking tools, there is an unwritten protocol. Specifically, m-learning? Network Learning.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

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Best of eLearning Learning. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. learning is a mix of formal and informal , not one or the other. Answer: Learn Genetics Not sure if that was correct, but the two (2) links or resources above are certainly worth exploring.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

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Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Must-See PowerPoint Tutorials for Creating Better Training - Mindflash , September 29, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010.

Publishing Your Way to Content Success

Dawn of Learning

It’s the same with developing learning content. What are the hard things in developing learning content? Ask them to go change the words “sales person” to “marketing professional” in all of the materials for an instructor-led course (instructor guide, student guide, handouts, PowerPoint slides, etc.) Learning Pulse Single-Source Learning Content Development… RSS feed Google Youdao Xian Guo Zhua Xia My Yahoo! She is Xylemes VP of Marketing, writes a lot about XML, learns a tremendous amount from the training community and hopes she’s adding some insight.

LearnTrends 2009: Balance, web 2.0, Internet Time Alliance, DAU

Jay Cross

preach collaboration — but found myself working in isolation. I was already turning to others for help: Jane Hart for social learning and tools, Jon Husband for KM and competencies, Harold Jarche for open source and design, Charles Jennings for the major CLO’s view, and Clark Quinn for learning theory, m-learning, and serious games. We started Internet Time Alliance in order to learn from one another. We had the requisite PowerPoints at the ready but we ended up showing them in random order as questions arose. Which supplier would we trust?

single-source learning content development…

Dawn of Learning

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > Single-Source Learning Content Development… Single-Source Learning Content Development… March 13th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment If the number of people in my recent conference sessions are any indication more and more organizations are seeing the promise of single-source learning content development. Ah… now I get why there’s so much interest in Single-Source Learning Content Development. Learn more about Dawn here. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. What happens every time something has to change?

single-source learning content development…

Dawn of Learning

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > Single-Source Learning Content Development… Single-Source Learning Content Development… March 13th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment If the number of people in my recent conference sessions are any indication more and more organizations are seeing the promise of single-source learning content development. Ah… now I get why there’s so much interest in Single-Source Learning Content Development. Learn more about Dawn here. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. What happens every time something has to change?

$1 million e-learning no more…

Dawn of Learning

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > $1 Million e-Learning no more… $1 Million e-Learning no more… April 15th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’ve been in the training and development business for nearly 20 years now. The idea is to start with your instructor-led materials… be they Word, FrameMaker or PowerPoint, and get them into a single-source content model. This will allow you to “publish” all of the classroom materials (Instructor Guide, Student Guide, Slide Deck, Wall Chart, Handouts, Classroom Setup, etc.) Learn more about Dawn here.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

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Best of eLearning Learning. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010 Back when I wrote my instructional design careers series in 2007, I was only aware of a few blogs by instructional designers. Since then, I’ve discovered a wealth of blogs by instructional designers, e-learning developers, and workplace learning specialists.