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30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

Whether you’re working freelance or looking for a full-time job, you need a portfolio. What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements? For example, the Instructional Designer or eLearning Developer demo in my portfolio is based on an activity I originally created for a health care client. Resume writing.

4 Steps to Creating a Portfolio of your eLearning Projects


This post provides four quick steps on how to create a winning eLearning portfolio. If you already have a portfolio, use these steps to update it. Your next eLearning opportunity may hinge on an updated winning portfolio! 1. Authoring Tool eLearning tools training eLearning projects eLearning samples online samples training projects Locate all [.].

Creating an eLearning Portfolio Using Your Community Content


If you are creating content that you’d love to get out into the world, there’s no better way than to place all your shared titles in one place on the Community, then link them to your portfolio. Here are 4 ways of placing your Trivantis Community content onto your portfolio or online profiles. Community Portfolio. Presto! LinkedIn. Be sure to select save to keep your changes.

The Surge of Corporate Training Videos: 6 Styles to Engage Your Learners

Dashe & Thomson

During our annual development team retrospective, we realized that video has begun to comprise an increasingly larger share of our project portfolio. The following six corporate training video samples come from recent projects, each a bit unique in format or style. And, when it comes to engaging the Head and Heart, video is one of the best learning tools at our disposal.

How to Write Good Assessment Questions

Association eLearning

In other cases, a project or piece of sample work can be submitted. For instance, graphic designers rely heavily on portfolios to showcase what they’re capable of. Keep in mind that assessments don’t have to be “cookie-cutter” and some skills can be assessed best in person or through sample work. “Can someone explain this question to me? I don’t know what it’s asking.”. Don’t.

Portfolio: Web and Graphic Design

eLearning Brothers

Here are some samples. When working with companies we are often asked to do graphic design and website development. Multimedia

5 Tips for Promoting and Pitching Yourself as an eLearning Freelancer


It’s all about that portfolio. This particular tip echoed across the internet: “Portfolios should be considered the cornerstone for every e-learning professional,” says instructional designer and consultant Ashley Chiasson. For e-learning professionals, and for many folks working in other visual industries, a visual portfolio is  essential. “Freelancer.” Independent contractor.”

Job Hunting and the Power of a Personal Website


Most importantly, if you have any work samples such as case studies, writing samples, or references, it can be extremely beneficial to showcase these on your website. Also, providing an online portfolio allows prospective employers to physically view and learn more about your work. Getting Started. These resources provide website templates and options to add multiple pages.

Show Your Work!

E-learning Uncovered

It’s a common complaint among e-learning designers that they don’t get to see each other’s work often enough, because their companies (or their clients) won’t allow their courses to be posted online or included in portfolios. When we teach our e-learning development courses, our students ALWAYS ask where they can go to see additional samples of a certain technique or authoring tool. But having a wide variety of online samples from a number of sources can be another — sometimes easier — way to get on the same page about what you want. Uncategorized samples

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

This could be your whole business website and portfolio with an integrated blog, all at one URL. There are also limitations to the types of files you can share, so you may have to host portfolio samples elsewhere and link to them. I recently gave a presentation to the Online Network of Independent Learning Professionals about blogging to build your business. Mistakes I Made.

Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

Portfolio. Q: I will obviously need to create a portfolio, and I know that it will need to begin with volunteer opportunities.  What is the depth and/or scope of a typical person’s portfolio?  Your graduate program should help you build a portfolio, including giving you an opportunity to create realistic examples. CC-By. small company can feel like everyone’s family.

Excellence in Customer Training: A Roche Case Study

Bottom-Line Performance

They are a global leader in healthcare: “As a global leader in healthcare, Roche Diagnostics offers a broad portfolio of tools that help healthcare providers in the prevention, diagnosis and management of diseases like HPV, HIV, hepatitis and diabetes as well as other medical conditions, such as fertility and blood coagulation. Is your training a cost center or a competitive advantage?

These Are NOT Serious Games!

Upside Learning

Most clients have done their research online about serious games, and find the whole gamut of samples, demos, etc. Just one look at their collated ‘portfolio’ was enough to tell me that none of the content in the portfolio was really a serious game. Recently I’ve been consulting with a customer on the design of a series of digital learning games for sales training. Clients typically have some thoughts about what they feel are serious games and whose game-play and mechanics they intended to emulate. Are they? Games that do not provide user immersion.

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Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

EI Design

In many situations, eLearning services may be a small component of their portfolio. Ask them more questions to determine their focus, the frequency of their portfolio update, and if they are in sync with the changing industry dynamics. Samples. Checkpoints: Ask for a wide range of samples (cutting across various authoring tools). Deep-dive. Success factors. 1. Basics.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #11 Alternative Credentials

Your Training Edge

Digital portfolios. Digital portfolios, or e-portfolios, provide flexible ways for learners to showcase their learning. Digital portfolios are powerful because they can combine credentials like degrees and badges with work samples, such as design work or marketing copy. New forms of education require new types of credentials. Only 11%! Verified certificates.

Now Hiring: Summer Intern for BLP’s Learning Services Team

Bottom-Line Performance

Would you like to build your portfolio? Send a resume – along with two writing samples – to Can You Tell a Good Story? Have you ever looked at a mobile app or game and said, “I could write that!”? ”? Can you really answer  no  to this one?). If so, BLP would like to talk to you. throughout BLP. So, what do you need to succeed?

Idea Management and Design – You Mean PKM?

Nick Leffler

It started in a big room with everybody displaying boards and samples of what their project is all about. appeared first on Nick Leffler's Portfolio & Learning Insights. Yesterday I started the first of my four-part series covering my thoughts and impressions on the four topics presented in week 3 of the MSLOC430 cMOOC. started with crowdsourcing , the message I came away with there are so many problems that can be solved and tasks that can be completed, but it’s not as easy as it sounds. Today is a new term for me, but it sounds familiar. sense). Problems.

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Where’s Your Electronic Learning Record?

Jay Cross

Medical records and learning portfolios should be ours to take with us. While we’re at it, let’s transform LMS-style records of training into portfolios of our learning, work samples, capabilities, and endorsements that can help firms hire us when we’re a good fit with their needs and share our expertise once we’re hired. He makes house calls. waste?

TCC09: Digital Storytelling in a Web 2.0 World

Experiencing eLearning

relevance sample of 100 digital stories was obtained from YouTube. Personal portfolios (a portfolio is a story of a student’s learning) love this image of portfolios. Samples. Hard to get a truly random sample. Got a relevance sample instead. The Storyteller Tree. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My comments in italics. Agenda.

Survey: One-Third of Americans Are Not Familiar with Retirement Plan Options

CLO Magazine

Generational differences also are apparent, with 43 percent of Gen Y respondents stating they are not familiar with their plan options, according to the survey, conducted by an independent research firm that polled a random sample of more than 1,000 adults nationwide on their retirement plans. These age-appropriate, professionally managed mutual funds shift their asset allocations within the fund automatically over time to become more conservative as retirement nears, yet provide the equity exposure necessary to portfolios as people live longer. New York — Feb.

ASAE Tech Conference 2014: A Recap

Web Courseworks

Since it was my first time at the event, I decided to sample all of the pathways to get a taste for each. Middleware systems are becoming vital to integrating disparate systems in associations’ portfolios, and automatic updates are key to minimizing TCO. Last month, I attended ASAE’s Technology Conference and Expo 2014 , held outside of Washington. Suite. Leadership + Management.

Now Hiring – Join Tom’s Team

Rapid eLearning

Here’s what you need to do: Put together a portfolio of what elearning work you’ve done and some writing examples. Include a link to your portfolio. You have until Monday, April 6th to get your portfolio and writing samples to me. As mentioned last week, I’m looking for someone to join the team. I’m posting today since I heard that some almost missed the last week’s announcement because it was at the end of the post. Here’s how I’d describe the person who can do this job: Loves the community of elearning developers and learners. Great visual design skills.

Will at Work Learning: Personality Instruments and Workplace Performance

Will at Work Learning

For the total sample, significant effects were found for elevation in agreeableness (p = 0.24) and conscientiousness (p = 0.20), and for variability in agreeableness (p = -0.12) and conscientiousness (p = -0.24). Moderation results for agreeableness and conscientiousness were in line with the total sample results. Using the model as an organizing framework, 334 correlations from 163 independent samples were classified according to the model. How does Big Five typology fit in the portfolio of personality typologies? « Are Work-Learning Professionals Vilified?

eLearning Outsourcing: Training Companies Turn to eLearning for Survival & Growth

Upside Learning

We’d recommend Training Companies take a hard look at how the training market is re-shaping itself and how eLearning is beginning to take centre stage in the training portfolio of many organizations. Conduct some basic website review, sample reviews, reference checks, cost analysis, and even a small pilot. Last week I met several new prospective customers - training companies. The common theme emerging from these meetings is that their clients have started asking for eLearning solutions or blended solutions. It helps make our offerings more competitive in the marketplace.

Changing Cultures in Higher Education

Jay Cross

The message is cool: More and more educational scenarios and learning landscapes are developed using blogs, wikis, podcasts and e-portfolios. Christian Stracke gave a great talk about accreditation European style, but my favorite part was when he told us he was from the home of gummi bears AND PASSED OUT FREE SAMPLES. Springer. Congratulations, guys. 610 pages for a mere $126. Web 2.0

Grabbing Your Trainees with the Right Picture


Colorpix is a free, downloadable app that samples color pixels. Check out the inspiring portfolio from Ethos3. It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand bullet points, and this is particularly true of training. Training designs are at their most engaging when words AND pictures work together to drive home the message. But when one element is missing or in conflict with the other (see above) you end up with a design disconnect, where message and media compete for the learner’s attention. Step 1: Let Your Message Dictate the Tone. This is your message.). Close-ups.

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Reflecting* on the second half of 2009

Jay Cross

Here’s a sample: I continued to experiment with learning video. This year’s motley bunch included an assorted portfolio of designers; businesspeople, investors and MBA graduates; a tech systems architect who was also a former Navy Seal; and a tai chi master. * If you are not reflecting, you are not learning. Here are some things I learned from in the past six months. Articles.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Animation Tools Avatars Blogs Clickers Gaming Tools E-Portfolios Mobil Learning Personal Learning Environments Personalization Rapid e-Learning Semantic Web Simulation Tools Social Bookmarking Social Networking Tools VoIP and Telephony Wikis Wearable Peer to Peer Authoring Tools Haptics (the ability to touch things and get a sense of force feedback. Learning Objects and Repositories Location-based Technologies Mashups (came from hiphop -- artists would take samples and pieces and put them together into one creative work. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Hug shirt?

Adobe shows off Captivate 4 and the Adobe eLearning Suite

Steve Howard

Over the next few weeks I intend to flesh out details of each of the following features with screen shots and samples. Adobe will deploy a number of sample widgets with the final product, and will include the source code for these widgets too, to make it easier for developers to learn how to make their own. Acrobat’s new Portfolio feature can then be used to create a visually attractive, animated menu to a collection of interactive and static content that adds new life and interest to educational and marketing content. Adobe Captivate 4 addresses this in a wonderful way.