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- [Product] Upside Learning and Others Showcasing Mobile Learning Products at mLearnCon
That's only a week away and I'm excited by all the new mobile learning products. If you're not registered for the event you can still stop by the Fairmont for an expo pass and check out all the GREAT products/services as well as benefit from mini-stages delivering hallway sessions on all sorts of topics. I did my usual search for press releases today and noticed one from Upside Learning. They are one of the exhibitors participating at mLearnCon in San Jose, CA June 21-23. Upside Learning will be showcasing Upside2Go and it sounds interesting. It's exciting to see.
MLEARNING REVOLUTION [Product] Product Design is about Emotional Experiences [Video]
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2013
'One of the greatest outcomes from the constant use of mobile devices, apps and everything else in our lives that is slowly being connected to the internet is that for the first time, regular everyday users care about the ‘emotional experience’ of using products, apps, and everything else we come into contact throughout our days. “The design of a product isn’t really about aesthetics, it’s about the experience created from the product” via 5 designers pick their 5 favorite product experiences, hear more at Roadmap — Tech News and Analysis.
ELEARNING WEEKLY [Product] Micro-blogging at Work
| SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2009
Tags: eLearning Tools SocialNetworks Learning ProfessionalDevelopment Training technology software productivity Twitter microblogging Yammer micro-blogging
MINDFLASH [Product] How In-House Training Saves Money, Increases Productivity, and Boosts Morale
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2012
The company had once had a great reputation and solid products, but by the time I got there, it badly needed a boost. We found that customer service skills, product understanding, and mastery of the company’s computer systems were the most conspicuous skill shortages. One of my former jobs was as a CFO for a struggling wholesale distribution business. Employee performance was way down. The company wasn’t hiring the best people, nor was it investing in training programs to develop them. Spending on tools was limited. So my solution was to take our training in-house. And they did.
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] 40+ super secret iPad features and shortcuts [Bankhead]
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012
iPad productivity / tips and tricks tips and tricks40+ super secret iPad features and shortcuts — from ipad.appstorm.net by Joel Bankhead.
BLOOMFIRE [Product] The Entire World Has Become Our Conference Room: Ways Technology Has Improved Performance and Productivity
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2011
In what ways have 21st technologies help to improve performance and boost productivity? Paul Smith has worked in the fields of Education and Workplace Learning & Performance for over 18 years. He has designed, implemented, evaluated, and delivered instruction to almost every age group, career level, and learning style. He has achieved professional success in the fields of sales, journalism, and education. In addition, he has lead change initiatives in civic, corporate, and political arenas. Additional information, including how to contact him, may be found on LinkedIn.
THE E-LEARNING CURVE [Product] Role of Standards in Learning: Xyleme Voices Podcast Interview
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2010
Tags: e-learning Audacity interview learnign standards podcast production workflow xyleme voices
ELEARNING 24-7 [Product] Product Review: SoftChalk 6 – Rapid Content Authoring Tool
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2010
While I had some exciting expectations when I jumped into the product, by the end of it all, I felt drained. The approach and logical behind the lesson, stylebuilder and ecoursebuilder fail and while the lesson – approach may be useful to academia, its downside is that you do not start as a course (common), but as a lesson (in their product). Tags: Product Review SCORM SoftChalk 6 Uncategorized Widgets content authoring tool e-learning e-learning vendors elearning rapid content authoring tool product review SoftChalk But sadly, this is not to be. Library.
DESIGNING IMPACT [Product] Learning Strategy Buy-In: 5 Key To Do’s…That’s It!
| TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
eLearning instructional design learning design innovation learning strategy marketing mobile learning rapid design rapid production buy-in design as strategy design managementRecently, I was speaking with a Designer venting about the lack of reaction she received when she presented a comprehensive learning design plan to her clients. “They said they’d think about and get back to me. That’s it! worked on this for weeks! I asked what she did to get buy-in. She said that during [.].
ELEARNING 24-7 [Product] Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial
| SATURDAY, JULY 3, 2010
Because it offers the capability to start out using it either as the robust social learning product and ignore the LMS part (inc. the content authoring) OR use it as a LMS with the social learning functionality OR pick a piece here or there and then as you grow and expand, you can choose to turn it into your social learning solution or as the social learning management product. One of the biggest problems I always saw in the products was the back end, i.e. what the administrator sees and has to use. With some products it could be downright nasty. What is it?
E-LEARNING PROVOCATEUR [Product] The hardworking woodcutter
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2012
training challenges hardworking woodcutter investment learning long term measures Nupur Jaiswal parable performance productivity ROI sustainability timeLate last year, I stumbled upon the story of the hardworking woodcutter. It was shared by Dr Nupur Jaiswal in her article Engaging your. audience: Tips to try in Training & Development in Australia , 38(4). The story goes like this… There was a woodcutter. He used to work incredibly hard to ensure a good livelihood, but he always felt that his work was not giving him enough output. And you know what? It will.
ELEARNING BROTHERS [Product] New CutOut People Videos
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012
Cutout Video People eLearning Featured Products/ReviewsDo you want to add a little more action to your eLearning courses? We just released CutOut People Videos. These video people can be used as: content experts, course presenters, clients, managers, and much more. Each set of videos includes: flv and.mp4 files. 12+ different video poses and emotions. transparent background (.flv) flv) or white background (.mp4). full set (150+) cutout people images with matching clothing. These videos are great for both desktop (.flv) flv) and mobile (.mp4) mp4) learning.
BRIAN DUSABLON [Product] Merlin Throws it On The Ground
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011
Life Lessons Simplify distraction merlin mann productivity RantsAnd, yeah, sometimes, you’re going to have to just work unbelievably hard at whatever you claim to care about before anyone can begin to help you get any better—or less “distracted”—at it. Try, make, and do until you quit noticing the tools, and if you still think you need new tools, go try, make, and do more. 43 Folders – Distraction.
BRIAN DUSABLON [Product] Are You Busy or Just Distracted?
| THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011
Be Good Quotes Simplify busy distraction focus productivityIt is extremely easy to be extremely busy at being extremely distracted. James Shelley. Exactly. don’t want to hear how busy you are (note to self: stop telling people how busy I am). If it is important to you, you’ll sacrifice other things to make it happen. But you must focus to do so.
ELEARNING 24-7 [Product] E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?
| MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
for end users to see in the final product. The ability to record audio in real time or post time makes a lot of sense and eliminates the need for using Audacity (albeit it is a wonderful and free product). There is something wrong when a free and open source product like Audacity can do it, yet a product that costs hundreds of dollars cannot. Again, this makes the most sense, and again there are products out there that do it (not in the e-learning space). SCORM within the product takes out that issue. Audio conversion within the product. Video.
DONT WASTE YOUR TIME [Product] ‘DropBox’ App
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012
Apps App Download Dropbox iPad iPhone ProductivityDropbox (iPhone/iPad): This is one of the best apps I’ve been using for the past few years. used to take a USB stick around with me, from office to home, to conferences, to presentations, and everywhere in between. Now I don’t need to. “Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your iPhone and iPad and even the Dropbox website! Folder list. File list.
MINDFLASH [Product] Drowning in E-Mail? A Few Tips for Staying Afloat
| MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
But for all its benefits, it may actually be hurting your overall productivity. Companies that have tried cutting down on e-mail clutter say productivity has gone up, along with office cooperation, and general problem-resolution. Online Training e-mail efficiency worker productivityYou’re sitting down to type up your big report, which is due by the end of the day. An e-mail pops up. Another one. Neither are particularly important. But somehow it’s just impossible to start working without checking them first. Back to the report. Another e-mail.
SANA EASY BLOGGERS [Product] What if e-Learning becomes REALLY pluggable?
| MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
Tags: Product Development e-Learning 2.0
BRIAN DUSABLON [Product] Focus is Important. So is Living.
| THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011
Tina’s article is full of wonderful tips on focus, productivity, de-cluttering, etc. Be Good Life Lessons Simplify focus gtd living productivity simplifyI learned how easy it was to hone-in my energy and just focus on one thing. Do that one thing with all my attention, and then it’ll be done! Simple. It’s all a matter of intention, decision, and discipline to follow through. Focus – How to Get It Done. Recently, I’ve been trying to focus on accomplishing smaller tasks to achieve larger goals. “Enjoy this moment. This moment is all that we have.
VISUAL LOUNGE [Product] Be the Camtasia for Mac Product Manager for a Day.
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2009
If you could take "Troy Stein":[link] job as the "Camtasia for Mac":[link] Product Manager for one day. what would you do with the product? As the Product Manager, part of Troy's job is to set the roadmap for Camtasia for Mac, select new features and functionality, see trends and steer the product. So, if you were the Camtasia for Mac Product Manager job for a day, what would you do? Camtasia for Mac was released a little over 2 months ago. And, as you know, we're always looking for feedback and ways to improve. What features and functionality would you add?
ELEARNING WEEKLY [Product] Beware of Social Learning Backlash
| SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2009
eLearning Design Development productivity social sociallearning SocialNetworks software technology Tools Training Web 2.0I’m finding out that the old adage, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink has some major significance when it comes to introducing social learning (specifically, social learning tools) at an organization. In fact, even worse things can happen if you don’t market your offerings correctly… When introducing social learning tools and concepts, it’s easy to get excited and anxious to share our findings.
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] Reflections on “10 ways the role of web designer is changing” [Kelly]
| THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
career development pace of change web design and production web design web development10 ways the role of web designer is changing — from creativebloq.comby Sush Kelly. Constantly keep learning about new things — as the pace of change on the web is staggering. Design for an ever increasing amount of devices — though responsive design is changing this situation up quite a bit. Give up control at times (i.e. not like the print world).
BLOOMFIRE [Product] Today: The Bloomfire iPhone App. Free.
| MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011
Product News app iphone mobile mobile learningJust a few weeks ago, I was showing off the app to a customer who does diversity consulting for Fortune 500 companies. He does a lot of keynotes and workshops, so he has uploaded live recordings to his Bloomfire. Although he can’t clone himself and do multiple keynotes at once, he can do the next best thing and invite clients to watch his presentations on his Bloomfire. Besides using Bloomfire to deliver presentations, he also uses Bloomfire to reinforce learning for bootcamp participants. Mobile learning in one click—how cool is that?
EJ4 [Product] SlideShare – Top Office Etiquette Mistakes
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
Maybe because it negatively impacts your productivity? Compliance Training ej4 Employee Engagement Employee Motivation Employee Productivity Office Etiquette Office Productivity online learning online training Performance Improvement Training & Development Workplace Productivity employee engagement employee productivity knowledge sharing platform office etiquette office etiquette mistakes slideshare Thinkzoom 'Of all the office etiquette gaffes out there, which one upsets you the most? Why does it affect you so much? And so on.
BAMBOO PROJECT [Product] The One Thing Productive People Should NOT Be Doing
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2013
' . This morning my LinkedIn feed served up this "gem" on Why Productive People Work on Sundays. was pleasantly surprised to see that most people disagreed with the author, arguing that Sundays at least should be reserved for family, friends, hobbies, outdoor activities and the rest and rejuvenation we all need if we''re truly going to be productive. . clicked through to see what sage advice was being offered (a long list of things I could be doing with my Sunday to get a "jumpstart" on my week) and then scrolled down to the comments. This feels like progress to me.
VISUAL LOUNGE [Product] Regular Expressions for Improved Productivity
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011
If you're a developer, the term "regular expression" should at least sound familiar. But, if you've never had to write any code that made use of them (i.e. code in a scripting language), you may not know how to write/use regular expressions. And, if you're like I was, that doesn't bother you. After all, regular expressions can get confusing and complicated very quickly. So, it's probably better to just leave them alone until you need them for some code, right? Sure, maybe. Were you aware that Visual Studio supports regular expressions in Find/Replace operations ? n@.+). The period (.)
EJ4 [Product] Download Our New eBook on Workplace Distractions Today!
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
'Did you know multitasking actually cuts down our productivity by nearly 40 percent? What about all the other interruptions that do nothing but mentally drain us and decrease our productivity? According to researchers from Kings College of London, constant exposure to email and/or other forms of multitasking lowers your IQ by 10 points or more! And that’s just one workplace distraction. Learn more about distractions and how to beat them today by downloading our free (yes, free) eBook, How to Manage Workplace Distractions !
VISUAL LOUNGE [Product] Meet Dirk Frazier - Jing and Screencast.com Product Manager
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2010
Dirk is the Product Manager of Jing and Screencast.com. Dirk fills me on his background, different roles he has had at TechSmith, what a typical day is like for him as a Product Manager, the exotic place he was born and. The Jing Team and Dirk need all the feedback they can get to improve the product. With your help, we can make better products! Dirk is the Product Manager of Jing and Screencast.com. Up next in our behind the scenes interviews at TechSmith is Dirk Frazier. The video runs just over 8 minutes. Chime in on the comments below.
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] InDesign FX: How to create a puzzle with InDesign
| FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013
Adobe attention creativity design love of learning productivity / tips and tricks professional development opportunities visual design web design and production best practices/tips productivity professional development tips and tricks tools web designInDesign FX : How to create a puzzle with InDesign — from blog.lynda.com by Mike Rankin. Also see: How to hook your reader from the very first page — from blog.lynda.com by Lisa Cron. Excerpt: Think stories are just for entertainment? They’re not. Story was more crucial to our evolution than opposable thumbs.
MARCIA CONNER [Product] Could you make your job a dream job?
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2013
business culture change collaboration leadership productivity strategy transformation 'Kris Dunn , on the HR Capali$t blog, wrote recently about Dream Jobs. What’s What’s at the intersection of stuff you love to do, stuff you’re good at, and stuff someone will pay you to do? He had engaged in a conversation about, “ What would your dream job be?” ” at a group function and it was now on his mind. It’s now on my mind, too. Photo credit: We are only as strong as we are united by Juliana Coutinho.
VISUAL LOUNGE [Product] What’s Happening Behind the Scenes at TechSmith?
| FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013
It’s true: Not only do we promote great products – we also promote great people! Here in the office, there’s a new Product Manager in town. As Shane Lovellette explores other responsibilities in the company, he passes his cherished role as Camtasia Product Manager on to Camtasia guru, Jason Valade. Back in 2003, TechSmith’s hiring managers found themselves very impressed with Shane’s 8 years of management and product experience in video and television – so they snagged him. Product Manager TechSmith The Veteran: Shane Lovellette.
RAPTIVITY [Product] Learn from Raptivity Valued Professionals
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2012
Community eLearning tools interactive learning raptivity authoring tools creation of elearning and mlearning courses InteractivityHub online community product usability expert Raptivity Valued ProfessionalsThis summer has been an outstanding one for Team Raptivity and its huge customer base. Raptivity has skillfully handled customer requests for new age features and introduced some new cracking interactions. And to top it, Team Raptivity is happy to [.].
JANET CLAREY [Product] Time tracking with Toggl
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
Anyway, I’ve been using a new tool, Toggl , for over a month now and it’s really helping me with productivity. I’m able to focus on production without feeling the loss of freedom from other methods of measuring work. Tags: Uncategorized control freaks free tools procrastination productivity Toggl unproductive “Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task. ~William James. It’s pretty damn easy to procrastinate when you work from home (or even if you don’t). Or, it’s a way to avoid being unproductive.
SANA EASY BLOGGERS [Product] Let your work flow! (Part II)
| MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
In most implementations I have seen this works contra productive and irritating, causing the features to remain unused. You publish the product to SCORM, upload it to your LMS, create account(s) for the reviewer(s) and assign them the course. Tags: Product Development e-Learning concepts In this second and final part of our quest we try to answer the question What makes an authoring tool an LCMS. In this post we look more closely at the concept of workflow and collaboration. . Workflow is a slippery slope. More specific, facilitating and handling content reviews.
ELEARNING BROTHERS [Product] Say “Hello” to Your New Line of Stock Images
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2013
eLearning Featured Products/Reviews Stock Images stock images vector graphics 'Today is “especially delicious,” as Nacho Libre would say. This week we added a new line of Stock Images to help you create Awesome eLearning. These files come in.png or vector graphics. Come see the new line of stock images.
ELEARNING WEEKLY [Product] The gLearning Challenge
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 2009
It’s called The gLearning Challenge and the concept is to create a learning solution using ONLY Google products. Tags: eLearningGuild Tools productivity software AG09 YouTube gLearning technology InstructionalDesign Google Learning eLearning ProfessionalDevelopment Development Design The eLearning Guild has announced an interesting challenge for their upcoming Annual Gathering conference in Orlando. Your entry must use any, or many, of these free Google tools to create a course, a module, or even some informal learning. Get Creative! Win Prizes! gMail. YouTube. Google Talk.
EJ4 [Product] How To Diagnose And Treat a Project Manager’s Biggest Fear
| FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013
Then nobody is being productive. ej4 eLearning Employee Engagement Employee Productivity Learning Strategy Management Training Project Management Training & Development increasing project management productivity productivity project management fears project management tips project managers scheduling tips at workPM Panic. If you’re a project manager, surely you’ve experienced this. It’s a very real diagnosis (I should know, I watched ER for years). Causes may vary, but if left untreated, you may experience missed deadlines, budget issues and unhappy clients.
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] Lynda.com continues to grow – a solid resource for your learning ecosystem [Christian]
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013
Christian design digital audio digital learning digital photography digital storytelling digital textbooks digital video learning ecosystem online learning online media productivity / tips and tricks professional development opportunities tools vendors productivity professional development tips and tricksFrom DSC: First of, when I saw the article: Lynda.com acquires online video training rival Video2brain to boost its international expansion – from thenextweb.com. She relayed a lot of very valuable information in a short time. Daniel S.
SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS [Product] Listening is not Hearing: The Production of Social Media Requires a Dedicated Cast
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010
The Production of Social Media Requires a Dedicated Cast. I went to the film Inception a few days ago and was mesmerized by the complex plot and the ideas that gurgled and sometimes exploded into my awareness. liked the movie but I experienced some confusion as I felt the ideas about dreams and dreaming where very relevant, however I couldn’t quite understand what did the movie have to do with my world. Two days later I began reading a series of posts by Brian Solis because I was searching for his ideas on the concept of “pay it forward.
MOBILE LEARNING [Product] The iPad and its impact on m-learning.
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2010
Tags: Mobile Products alan kay apple ipad jef raskin olpc prediction tablet
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] AdobeForAcademics.com
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
Adobe multimedia productivity / tips and tricks professional development opportunities tools professional development tips and tricks
DESIGNING IMPACT [Product] Learning (and Design) That’s Changing the World. Really.
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011
consulting design management design thinking eLearning instructional design learning design innovation learning strategy rapid design rapid production Web 2.0 Let’s talk learning design impact. No I mean out-of-this-world impact. Sal Kahn and his team are on a mission to deliver a world-class education to anyone anywhere in the world. Kahn Academy shares 12-minute lessons on a wide variety of topics using a screen video recorder and pen-writer. Beyond the talk about social learning, LMS’s, and [.].
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] Introducing Oyster — A vast library at your fingertips
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
books e-publishing related items (EPUB and more) Mobile learning Mobile technologies productivity / tips and tricks reading storytelling vendors 'Also see: With Oyster, keep 100,000 books in your pocket for $10 a month — from fastcompany.com by Christina Chaey. Oyster is trying to bring the magic of books to your smartphone through an iPhone app that connects readers to 100,000 titles for a flat, monthly fee. Oyster releases the first true Netflix-for-e-books app – from Mashable.com by Seth Fiegerman. a month. An iPad version will be released later this fall.
VISUAL LOUNGE [Product] Meet Tiffany Wood, Snagit Product Manager Extraordinaire
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
Meet Tiffany Wood - She's the new Snagit Product Manager! He's recently been promoted from Snagit Product Manager to our Director of Web and Enterprise Services and he's still wearing the hat of the Jing Product Manager. Meet Tiffany Wood - She's the new Snagit Product Manager! He's recently been promoted from Snagit Product Manager to. I've got someone new for you to meet. know you'll like her! Don't worry, Tony Dunckel, is still with TechSmith. So he's still got at least one foot in the fun stuff ;-) I grabbed a quick video with Tiffany last week.
EJ4 [Product] [Video] The Telecommuting Situation
| MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
'Plenty of studies find that working from home boosts productivity by 22%, at least. Off-the-shelf Bundle Pricing Office Productivity Performance Improvement Training & Development Video video learning What''s Your Problem is telecommuting bad? telecommuting telecommuting and productivity work at home rules work from home policy workplace productivity issues Others are under the impression telecommuting disrupts the culture, or makes it harder to spot unproductive employees. But with careful planning, telecommuting can be a great fit for your company.
EJ4 [Product] Simple Actions to Help You Be More Successful at Work
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
Some quick word of encouragement to lift their spirits and production ever so slightly. Around the Office corporate training ej4 Employee Engagement Employee Motivation Employee Productivity Employee Retention employee training Management Training Office Productivity Training & Development be more successful at work be productive at work employee productivity tips success at work success in the workplace 'Not every employees moves at the same tempo. One person might type 85 words per minute, while another types at 70. Not necessarily. Laugh More.
EJ4 [Product] HR Management: Who’s In Your Sweet Sixteen?
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013
That would make us all more productive, don’t you think? Careers ej4 eLearning Employee Engagement Employee Productivity HR & Compliance Human Resources Office Productivity Performance Improvement Training & Development employee productivity employee statistics human resources human resources training office productivity work habitsIt’s March Madness, BABY! I wish I could bring Dick Vitale to my office and have him provide color commentary of the work day. But this year, I’m defending a title! Can I say it one more time? I won! It’s everywhere.
SOCIAL LEARNING BLOG [Product] Most Revolutionary Google Product Launch of the Past Month (Hint: It’s Not Google+)
| MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2011
Amidst all the hoopla (great word) and fanfare surrounding Google’s “Facebook-killer” the company also quietly released another new product that has flown almost completely under the radar (my radar at the very least), yet in concept could prove even more revolutionary within the social learning sphere. Here’s how it works: After users sign in with either their Facebook or Twitter accounts (no option for a Google account, which is a bit odd given that it’s a Google product), they are presented with a list of competitions, each with a set time limit, and a presenter-determined cash prize.
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] Ten things you should know about WebRTC [McCafferty]
| TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2013
As a result, CIOs can lead their organizations to greater levels of employee productivity and customer engagement. computer science IT in HE MOOCs -- Massive Open Online Courses online learning programming telecommunications web design and production web-based collaboration IT MOOCs 'Ten things you should know about WebRTC — from cioinsight.com by Dennis McCafferty. Excerpt: Don’t you think it would be great if you could engage with customers, employees, and partners accessing voice, video and data-sharing apps on a Web browser without any plug-ins? In it, author E.
EJ4 [Product] Leadership Skills: Manage Your Time Better Through Effective Meetings
| TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013
If it’s a meeting to address new products, then yes, gather the heads of every department and divulge strategies. corporate training ej4 eLearning Meetings Office Productivity Performance Improvement Thinkzoom Training & Development employee engagement leadership skills leadership training management training office productivity planning meetings unproductive meetingsMeetings about meetings. Meetings that start with one theme, but slowly shift somewhere else within a matter of minutes. These are the most commonly searched themes with just those two words: Management.
EJ4 [Product] Want to Get More Done? Check out this Book Summary.
| MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013
We’ve been talking a lot about being productive at work the last couple of weeks – working to reduce distraction and increase focus. You’ll also find video content on productivity and helping employees to use their time wisely in the featured content section. Sign-up to start being more productive today. Book Summaries Business Books Employee Motivation Employee Productivity Management Training Performance Improvement Workplace Productivity 18 Minutes be more productive ej4 book summaries Peter Bregman reduce distrations try ej4
ELEARNING BROTHERS [Product] Templates for iSpring Presenter
| TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011
eLearning Products/Reviews Templates iSpring PresenterI recently discovered a great authoring tool called iSpring Presenter. It runs as a PowerPoint add-on and is simple to use. Whenever I run across eLearning authoring tools I like to plug-in our eLearning templates and see how they work. iSpring Presenter worked great with our PowerPoint and Flash templates. built a demo course and inserted various flash games/quizzes. Check out the iSpring templates page for a demo and tutorial video. If you’re looking for iSpring Presenter templates you’re in luck!
DESIGNING IMPACT [Product] Learning Strategy Buy-In: 5 Key To Do’s…That’s It!
| TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
She said that during the meeting she explained the design and asked if there were any questions and adjustments that needed to be made before detailed design and production could ensue. eLearning instructional design learning design innovation learning strategy marketing mobile learning rapid design rapid production buy-in design as strategy design managementRecently, I was speaking with a Designer venting about the lack of reaction she received when she presented a comprehensive learning design plan to her clients. “They said they’d think about and get back to me.
VISUAL LOUNGE [Product] Top 5 List of Products for Screencasters from CES
| MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011
few products I saw on the show floor stood out that looked useful for screencasters. Here's my top 5 list of products for screencasters from CES! What gadgets and products have you seen lately that would be useful for a screencaster? I was recently at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Besides meeting one of Bob Marley's sons, Rohan Marley , the highlights for me were the miles of gadgets and equipment. Cinemin Slice from WowWee - This handy little pico projector turns your iPad into a 60 inch projection screen. Added bonus - it has stereo sound.
VISUAL LOUNGE [Product] Camtasia for Mac - Sneak Peek, Production & Sharing
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2009
Welcome to Day 5 of our sneak peeks of Camtasia for Mac. heard my fellow TechSmithies celebrated the upcoming release back at our home office with a cake! hope someone saved me a piece! :-). After you've created your screencast in Camtasia for Mac, chances are that you want to share your masterpiece. With just a few clicks of the mouse, you can share your screencasts on the web, Screencast.com, on YouTube or on an iPod or iPhone. Want to share your screencasts on YouTube? Tired of reading about it? Let's see it in action! Check out this screencast! It runs 45 seconds long.
THE E-LEARNING CURVE [Product] Podcasting for E-Learning: Benefits of Digital Audio
| MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2009
Clearly, for pristine back-up want to use multiple copies of material during production, digital has the advantage. Today's digital audio multi-tracks not only out-perform analog machines, costs less to manufacture, and is quite easily integrated into a multimedia production environment. Tags: digital audio file format Audio content development cognition content production process educational media technology in education podcast authoring podcast The first principle of digital audio is: Digital audio is the study of discrete values. Better audio quality for a lower cost.
ADOBE CAPTIVATE BLOG [Product] Training: Increase Productivity with Master Slides, Object Styles and Object Effects
| MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012
When: Thursday, April 05, 2012 8:00am – 9:00 am US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaising to learn how to create great looking courses using the power of Master Slides, Object Styles and Object Effects. During the session, we will discuss the best practices of using these features in Adobe Captivate to do the tasks [.]. Conferences and events eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Adobe Captivate webinar Adobe eLearning Suite Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5
EJ4 [Product] How to Manage Workplace Interruptions
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013
Use that time to do some of the more mundane tasks–things that still lead to overall productivity, but maybe they don’t require as much brain power. Then the following week, we all reviewed areas that needed improvement and devised our own productivity strategies. Soon after, we set the limits we needed to set, put aside all the non-work related materials that caught our eye too often and shed new light to how productive we all can be. 'It’s no secret we get distracted at work. It happens to everyone. m going to focus on the self-inflicted interruptions.
THE E-LEARNING CURVE [Product] Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2009
So far in this series of posts about Podcasting for E-Learning from the E-Learning Curve Blog , I've covered a lot of material, including: A Brief History of Audio in Education The Four 'P's' of narration Introduction to Audio Production Digital Audio Basics Now, it's time to look in some depth at editing and producing podcast content. Tags: digital audio file format Audio content development cognition Audacity content production process educational media technology in education podcast authoring podcast You don’t have to edit audio in a beginning-middle-end sequence. installer (.exe
BRIAN DUSABLON [Product] Manage Torrents Automatically with Dropbox and Automator
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2010
Apple & Mac Simplify automator dropbox hazel mac productivity simplify torrentI never mess with Automator. should. It’s so awesome and powerful, yet I often forget about it. Tutorials ). This is not limited to torrent files. It’s anything. will be setting up additional workflows for movie and image files. And music from old backups…Unfortunately, now I’ll be tempted to mess with Automator for hours this weekend. Don’t want to mess with Automator (not sure why you wouldn’t, it’s pretty simple)? Take a gander at Hazel. Ben Brooks loves it.
EJ4 [Product] Two Mindsets That Could Be Limiting Your Success at Work
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
Around the Office corporate training ej4 Employee Engagement Employee Motivation Employee Productivity employee training Leadership Learning Strategy Training & Development Workplace Productivity be more successful at work develop new skills at work elearning project execution project management success at work workplace productivity 'The fear of success is prevalent in some of us. It might start out with an idea you come up with. Because if that idea has any merit, you’ll have contributed something great to your company. And it makes perfect sense.
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] The appification of everything will transform the world’s 360 million web sites [Kosner]
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
cloud-based computing / apps / other cloud-related computer science HTML 5 programming web design and production web design web developmentThe appification of everything will transform the world’s 360 million web sites — from forbes.com by Anthony Wing Kosner.
ELEARNING BROTHERS [Product] Branding Illustrated Characters For Your Company
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
eLearning Graphic Design Tips People Cutouts Products/Reviews Tips and Tricks Tutorials adobe illustrator branding graphic designOne reason I love to use illustrated characters in my eLearning development is because I can manipulate their colors to meet my needs. In the example above, I have created my very own eLearning Brothers team. It was super easy to do also. could easily use these characters as my team throughout an entire eLearning program. Here are a few tutorials to show you how I did it. Illustrated Character Sets.
EJ4 [Product] The 5 Biggest Causes of Stress at Work
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
ej4 Employee Motivation Employee Productivity Knowledge Sharing Platform Office Productivity Performance Improvement Training & Development Uncategorized Workplace Productivity Workplace Stress biggest cause of stress at work stress at work stress management at work workplace stress 'Even the happiest employee can experience times of stress every now and again. It’s a normal part of the work environment, big projects roll in, co-workers are out of the office, and sometimes employees have to cope with doing more with less resources. Being Kept In The Dark. ” 2.
TRAINING INDUSTRY BLOG [Product] Developing and Measuring Training the Agile Way Creating a Product Backlog
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2012
The first task that must be accomplished in the Agile methodology is to come up with a list of product features that must be delivered to customers. In Agile, this list is called a product backlog, thus, once the DTCC Learning staff completed Agile training, each of the three DTCC Learning domains set out to accomplish this task. Creating a product backlog is typically accomplished by meeting with the product owner or customers, having them articulate their vision for the product, translating that vision into features and then prioritizing the features.
MARCIA CONNER [Product] Latest in Learning Fast: edu-Twittering
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
collaboration learning productivity elearning information sharing social business social learning social media TwitterA decade ago the hot app on everyone’s desktop was PointCast , a personalized headline service of content emblazoned across your screensaver through a pre- RSS feed. No typing required, no link to click through. While on the phone or talking with a colleague at your desk you could glean the day’s hot news or gather learning-bites you subscribed to receive. Downtime be damned. little push, a little pull. ” with “What Are You Learning?”
EJ4 [Product] It’s Called Work for a Reason! [Book Summary]
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
” Looking for the latest productivity tips and tricks are great. Your Success is Your Own Damn Fault , author Larry Winget stresses how productivity starts and ends with your will to want it more. Around the Office Book Summaries ej4 Employee Engagement Employee Motivation Employee Productivity Performance Improvement Workplace Productivity business book summaries ej4 book summaries 'Maya Angelou once wrote, “Nothing will work unless you do.” Every little bit helps. Inside It’s Called Work for a Reason!: Want more book summaries?
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] How to convert VHS to DVD [Widder]
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013
V -- audio/visual digital audio digital video Media/film new media literacies productivity / tips and tricks 'Excerpt: Here’s our guide on how to convert VHS to DVD using a combo player, an analog-to-digital adapter, two separate boxes or a conversion service so you can save that 20-year-old footage of you faceplanting on your first bicycle. If not for you, do it for posterity’s sake.
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] Video Conferencing Guidelines for Faculty and Students in Graduate Online Courses [Gautreau, Glaeser, Renold, Ahmed, Lee, Carter-Wells, Worden, Boynton, Schools]
| THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013
productivity / tips and tricks teaching online videoconferencing web-based collaboration best practices/tips online learning productivity tips and tricksVideo Conferencing Guidelines for Faculty and Students in Graduate Online Courses – from jolt.merlot.org and California State University, Fullerton; by Gautreau, Glaeser, Renold, Ahmed, Lee, Carter-Wells, Worden, Boynton, & Schools. Excerpts: Abstract. review of the literature revealed that established guidelines were not available to assist faculty who use video conferencing in their online graduate courses.
ADOBE CAPTIVATE BLOG [Product] Save Time and Increase Productivity through Advanced Interactions Panel!
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2011
When I work with large projects, one of the challenges I face is to debug the project when something is not working correctly. The things that can go wrong are incorrect navigation, incorrect association of actions, number of attempts in question slides, etc. In such cases, one thing that I wish for is a dialog [.]. eLearning Suite eLearning this week How do I. Rapid Authoring Technical Support "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe Captivate 5 training Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5
EJ4 [Product] 3 Sound Ways to Build Better Sales Habits
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
As a performance improvement coach, I’m often asked for “best practices” around increasing sales productivity. Thankfully, there are many ways for a salesperson to reach that mountaintop and, along the way, establish productive habits for the betterment of their sales figures. In the meantime, just know that everyone wants to be more productive and, as a salesperson, productivity is everything! Is there ever enough time in a week to solve every problem, take advantage of every opportunity, act on every hunch, or follow up on every issue? Use it wisely.
ELEARNING BROTHERS [Product] Free Holiday Flash Game Template
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012
eLearning Featured Flash Flash Games Freebies Products/Reviews flash games freebiesWe hope you enjoy this years free holiday game template. This game, though similar to last years, is packed full of great features and enhancements. Enjoy this game for free. Demo the template. Download this template for free! Note: You will be asked to create a Free Account in our Template Library to gain access to all of our free templates.).
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] 10 developer tips to build a responsive website [infographic] — Rowinski
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2013
HTML 5 Mobile learning Mobile technologies publishing web design and production CSS html mobile technology web design '10 developer tips to build a responsive website [infographic] — from readwrite.com by Dan Rowinski. Excerpt: Responsive design is a concept where you build your website once and then format it so it can adapt to any screen size that accesses it. Also see: 65 percent of Buzzfeed’s traffic now comes from mobile devices – from paidcontent.com by Janko Roettgers. 10 Developer Tips To Build A Responsive Website [Infographic]. Dan Rowinski.
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] #DevLearn 2012 Conference Backchannel – Curated Resources [David Kelly]
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012
elearning innovation web design and production e-learning web development#DevLearn 2012 Conference Backchannel – Curated Resources — from/by David Kelly. Excerpt: This post collects the resources shared via the backchannel of The eLearning Guild’s 2012 DevLearn Conference, being held October 31 – November 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada. am a huge proponent of backchannel learning. There are many conferences I would love to be able to attend, but my budget can only accommodate one or two each year. Some examples: HTML5: Beyond the Hype slides by Nick Floro.
ELEARNING BROTHERS [Product] Custom Captivate Player Skins
| MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013
eLearning Featured Products/Reviews Skins captivate skin captivate widget . Have you ever wanted to re-skin an Adobe Captiave 6 project? great way of doing this is creating a custom Captivate player skin. Player skins consist of the all the navigation buttons, the surrounding border and the html page. We find that many of our Adobe Captivate clients like having a skin that is branded with their company colors and logo. We have a nice collection of Captivate player skins that can be downloaded from our template library (subscription needed).
BLOOMFIRE [Product] Update: New ‘Series’ Feature, Ease of Use & More
| FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012
Product News browse home learn menu new feature series user interfaceHistorically, we’ve made incremental improvements in Bloomfire and released them as they were complete. Recently, we’ve saved up a few important improvements that all sort of work together. Here’s a first peek at the latest Bloomfire updates. It’s coming to computer screens around the world today*. What’s new? New feature! Series. Enhanced user experience : Streamlined navigation. Improved top menu bar. Expanded home page. Advanced browsing. Updated look. You have options. New Feature! Series. No more guessing.
ALEARNING [Product] Help Selecting an LMS
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
Tags: LMS Social Learning aLearning Strategies aLearning Trends eLearning Resources Brandon Hall online learning product comparison reports Webinars
EJ4 [Product] Sales Training Tips: Time is Money
| MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013
Around the Office corporate training ej4 eLearning Employee Productivity Sales eLearning sales team training Sales Training Selling Skills Training & Development Workplace Productivity sales call tips sales training tips time management issues time management tips 'Time is always too short for a salesperson. Everything we do is based on time and is dependent on us making the best use of it, hopefully more often than not. When you look at your goals at the beginning of a new year, you feel so confident and excited about the time you have to make things happen. 30 days? 60 days?
ELEARNING BROTHERS [Product] 5 Awesome Game Templates for Articulate Storyline
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013
eLearning Featured Products/Reviews Storyline Templates games storylineWe’ve recently launched 5 new game templates that are natively built in Articulate Storyline. Each template is available to demo and download from our eLearning Template library. As with all our templates, we’ve packed these Storyline game templates with lots of features. Easily change colors, change the number of questions, change timer amounts, modify the scoring totals, and many other things. GameShow. Demo game. ShootOut. Learners score a goal for each correct answer. Demo game. Millionaire. Pyramid.
LEARNING AND TECHNOLOGY [Product] The writings of Lee Kraus: Collaboration at Cisco via John Chambers
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2009
It is very clear that Cisco applies a very sophisticated management style to production and operations. The writings of Lee Kraus Welcome! try to focus on creativity, innovation, collaboration, technology, and elearning. Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media February 20, 2009 Collaboration at Cisco via John Chambers tags: Cisco , collaboration , web2.0 Here is an interesting video of John Chambers , fellow WVU grad, discussing command and control versus collaboration style management. Lee Kraus, 2010. Template by Tina Chen. Powered by Blogger
ELEARNING WEEKLY [Product] eLearning Weekly » Tutorial: Build SCORM-Compatible Lesson Templates for Your LMS
| THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2007
THE E-LEARNING CURVE [Product] Open Source E-Learning Development 6: NeoOffice for Mac OS X
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2009
open source NeoOffice productivity NeoOffice is a full-featured set of office applications (including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation programs) for Mac OS X.
EJ4 [Product] The Black Friday Checklist For Retailers
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
Ensure Employees Know Their Products. If employees can’t effectively lay out the best points of your products, then it becomes even harder to upsell customers on accessories and warranties. Make sure employees know exactly where the hot-ticket displays are located, whether or not a voucher is needed to secure certain items, and most important of all, what the products do. Set Up Product Displays to Pop! Bringing in a catered meal, letting them show up to their next shift a little later than usual, or any other special treat might boost overall employee productivity.
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] Check out what “The Air Force Collaboratory” is doing.
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
Crowdsourcing future of higher education innovation learner profiles more choice more control new business models online learning platforms productivity / tips and tricks project-based learning real-world assignments social learning / networks STEAM-related United States web-based collaboration crowdsourcing 'Per Candace Opstvedt from Digital BrinQ: The Air Force Collaboratory is “an interactive online platform that invites STEM inclined students, educators and innovators to solve some of the Air Force’s toughest challenges. Create a web-based profile. Choose project. progress).
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] Watch a replay of today’s Adobe MAX 2013 keynote.
| MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013
Adobe cloud-based computing / apps / other cloud-related creativity digital audio digital citizenship digital photography digital video education technology IT in HE tools user interface design Using teams web design and production 'Watch a replay of today’s Adobe MAX 2013 keynote. Even if you can’t join us in person, you can still connect with the Adobe community. Watch the Adobe MAX 2013 keynotes live from Nokia Theatre L.A. Creative Evolution. Monday, May 6, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Join us tomorrow at 10 a.m.
EJ4 [Product] Project Management: Exlpore The Idea of Doing Nothing Sometimes
| FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013
ej4 employee training Performance Improvement Project Management Project Managers Training & Development increasing project management productivity meeting behaviors office productivity project management productivity project management tips 'In a recent article published on The Project Management Hut site , John Simko suggested that project managers should consider doing nothing. Unfortunately he’s not suggesting that I sit around pinning crochet projects or baked goods on Pinterest. Instead, he’s talking about “making a conscious decision to not act.”.
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] HTML 5 cheat sheet [[link]
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012
HTML 5 web design and production web designHTML 5 cheat sheet — from theultralinx.com.
EJ4 [Product] How to Squash Negativity at Work
| FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013
The hardest part about handling negativity is to confront someone whose negativity is hindering productivity. Otherwise it’s like a virus that continues to spread throughout the entire organization, cripples the company culture and damages productivity. Around the Office corporate training ej4 Employee Engagement Employee Productivity Office Etiquette Performance Improvement Project Management Project Managers Training & Development negative employees negativity in the workplace workplace negativity workplace productivity It’s exhausting!
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] Wow! A 250 page/min, high-speed scanner from the Ishikawa Oku Laboratory
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012
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EJ4 [Product] Motivational Quotes for Project Managers
| FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013
We’ll feature the best one in our next installment and hand out an ej4 prize pack for your troubles… corporate training ej4 Employee Motivation Management Training Office Productivity Performance Improvement Project Management Project Managers Training & Development Workplace Productivity inspirational quotes motivational quotes project management motivation project management tips project management tools project managersSadly, our week of motivational quotes is coming to an end. It’s best to get right to the point. Just do it!” – Nike. A lot. I know it’s sad.
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] Another great example of convergence –> “60 beautiful examples of websites with full-blown video backgrounds” [Young]
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
convergence digital video Smart/Connected TV Technologies for your home television web design and production technologies for the home TV web design '60 beautiful examples of websites with full-blown video backgrounds – from hongkiat.com by Nancy Young. From DSC: Yes, you read that right. Video-based backgrounds — motion pictures. Another great example of the convergence that’s been happening with the TV, the telephone, and the computer.
DESIGNING IMPACT [Product] Designing Impact: Top Most Viewed Posts of 2010
| SUNDAY, JANUARY 2, 2011
augmented reality Compliance training consulting design management design thinking eLearning industrial design instructional design learning design innovation learning management system learning strategy marketing mobile learning rapid design rapid production social learning social media thank you Web 2.0 Happy New Year! Woo-hoo! Thanks so much to all who visited last year! Here are the top most viewed 2010 posts: 1 Shift Happened. Got Social Learning? 2 Augmented Reality, Future for eLearning? Use a [.].
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] Major update to Adobe Creative Cloud now available [Adobe]
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013
Adobe digital audio digital photography digital video Graphics tools web design and production 'Major update to Adobe Creative Cloud now available — from Adobe. Also see: What’s new in Creative Cloud. Adobe Creative Cloud: everything you need to know – from creativebloq.com. .
EJ4 [Product] Five Project Managements Tools I Can’t Live Without
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013
corporate training ej4 eLearning Employee Engagement Employee Productivity Management Training Performance Improvement Project Management Training & Development Uncategorized Workplace Productivity Basecamp Excel GoToMeeting increase productivity at work management productivity Microsoft Training project management tips project managersAs a project manager, there are endless tools designed to help me track a project from beginning to end. There are even certifications to prove I know how to use those tools, and that I’m fit to manage projects. I love Basecamp!
MOBILE LEARNING [Product] Google Goggles will rock m-learning.
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2009
The official Google site for the project (which is still in development) provides a number of ways Goggles can be used to accomplish a “visual search , including landmarks, books, contact information, artwork, places, logos, and even wine labels (which I anticipate could go much further, to cover product packaging more broadly). Tags: Applications Interactive Mobile Mobile Phone Photo Products Technical Web 2.0 Want to know more information on that bridge over there? No worries! So why is this a significant development for m-learning? Just watch this space.
ELEARNING BROTHERS [Product] Custom Articulate Skins
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
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ALEARNING [Product] Helpful — Free — Resources for Finding LMS and LCMS Vendors
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2009
Before you do that, here’s what’s available (to save you some time): Learning Technology Products 2009: Learning Management Systems includes descriptions of more than 100 LMSs. They’re ordered alphabetically by company name and include products from all over the world, so be prepared to filter the options in some way to make the listing more accessible (for example, perhaps you’d prefer to work only with a company based in the US). So I offer this recommendation to those of you who: have already planned your elearning strategy. Not you?
LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS [Product] Google Alerts essentials: Complete guide to using Google Alerts to monitor almost anything! [Rooney]
| MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013
education technology emerging technologies Google information overload innovation productivity / tips and tricks research tools vendors 'Google Alerts essentials: Complete guide to using Google Alerts to monitor almost anything! — from digital.cjrooney.com by Chris Rooney. From DSC: Google Alerts is a great tool that folks can use to pulse-check a topic — to keep something on your radar. It’s a nice example of a tool that can help you tap into the streams of content that are always flowing by.
CLO MAGAZINE [Product] Video Game Production Hiring on the Rise
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013
A new study shows that jobs for video game and “gamification” production are experiencing new demand as employers aim to bolster use of the technology. New York — Jan. 30 During the past 90 days, more than 3,200 job ads were posted online for video gaming talent, according to Wanted Analytics, a business intelligence firm. As gaming platforms grow among consumers and companies increase their use of “gamification” strategies, professionals are needed to develop, market and sell video games. IT related jobs accounted for 46 percent of all hiring for video gaming talent.
THE WRITERS GATEWAY [Product] My First Impressions of Articulate Storyline
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2012
Articulate Instructional Design Product Demos DesignI downloaded the trial version of Articulate Storyline and have been playing with it. The best thing about Storyline is that Try Me Simulations are automated. You just need to open any web application and perform the tasks as you record your screen and then insert the slides as Try mode steps. Your job is done. All your mouse clicks/text entries are captured and when you preview, the same actions are available for the learner/user to try out. Isn’t that cool? But there are still some things, I am trying to figure. More later.
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