Acrobat 9: Scanning into a PDF Portfolio
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MARCH 23, 2010
Select Custom Scan. Click the Scan button and Acrobat will ask you for a file name (if you are appending a PDF Portfolio). The scanning process progresses and, when complete, the target portfolio will be opened automatically with the newly-scanned document included. I was the guest presenter an AcrobatUsers.com eSeminar this past week. by David R. via mail.
Next generation learning
Learning with e's
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
Here we begin to think not only of voice activated, gestural controlled interfaces, but we also need to start considering biometric recognition systems such as retinal scanning, facial recognition and even directly implanted devices that allow us to control our devices merely by thinking (see the table below). retinal scan learning biometrics 3D non-touch interface Web 2.0 Learning 3.0
QR Codes – Short-Lived Fad or Long Term Solution?
MARCH 25, 2013
Below is a QR code that you can scan to jump directly to the Integrated Learnings website. eLearning – In a web-based course, QR codes can be presented on your pages for easy scanning to access websites via a smartphone or tablet, or to obtain documents stored on a server. Once you download the image, it is simply a matter of adding the image to your documents for scanning.
10 journals every e-learning professional should read
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
By “read”, I mean scan the abstracts occasionally as time permits, while deep-diving into a particular paper if it arouses sufficient interest. I was delighted when Matt Guyan blogged 5 Books Every eLearning Professional Should Read in response to my 5 papers every learning professional should read. Here are the journals in alphabetical order. Each one is freely accessible.
My blogging year in the rear-view mirror
DECEMBER 8, 2015
invite you to scan the list below and catch up on any that you may have missed. As the year draws to a close, I like to reflect on my blog posts. It’s never to late to comment! Taking out the trash – My new year’s resolutions. stuck to them fairly well, actually. The 2016 list is currently under construction. The joy of UX – My second dabble with augmented reality.
Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond
MARCH 30, 2015
Many schools have toyed with the idea of using AR applications to support learning, such as when a student scans a page of his homework, a video of his teacher explaining a related concept pops up, or book reviews in the form of videoattached to scan-able book barcodes. When the worker scans the object in front of him, the app uses the device’s camera to ‘understand’ it.
Technology Evaluation Checklist for Learning Professionals (Free Download)
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
The process starts with scanning for technologies that are even relevant. We are living in the digital revolution and, much like the industrial revolution, progress is truly exponential. We hear about a new smartphone, new app, new technology every single day. With so many new technologies on the market, how do you sort through the irrelevant and the junk? Why do we have a checklist? Focus.
Top 5 Learning Technology Trends for 2016
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 23, 2015
The coursework components like quizzes, tests and assignments would all be generated through tools that are able to effectively scan the course content and determine its most critical aspects that must be tested. New Year is coming and we all are at the edge of planning and redefining a lot of things, so do the businesses and their learning departments. Trend # 1 Automation. Trend # 4 Cloud.
eLearning: The Role of Images
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
MAY 27, 2015
When you read, your eyes scan a wall of words trying to squeeze out each nugget of information. by Sean Stoker Are the slides that make up your eLearning lessons text-heavy? Images are an often overlooked component of a good eLearning course. You've probably heard the saying that a picture is worth 1,000 words. " Mental. Emotional. Instantly, right?
Using Infographics in eLearning (Infographic)
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
Readers like them because they can quickly scan data and research to gain a broad understanding of the content. Infographics (of varying levels of usefulness) are a common sight on the web these days. Designers love how they can communicate a complex set of ideas in simple, visual terms. Have you considered incorporating infographics into your eLearning? If not, you should. Tips in Review.
eLearning & Presentations: More Free Images. A MILLION more!
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
APRIL 11, 2014
In December of last year, the British Library released into the public domain a huge collection of scanned images from more than 65,000 books spanning the 16th to 19th centuries. by AJ Walther Want more free images for your eLearning or PowerPoint presentations? How about over a MILLION more? Yes, that's right, I said public domain. Think again. for free!
The joy of UX
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
In their excitement to scan the image, they did so immediately after installing the app – but of course without the link, the app had nothing to connect the image to my augmentation. Upon scanning the trigger image, he wanted a video to play. — Jonathan Shariat (@DesignUXUI) March 13, 2015. This wasn’t just a gimmick; it was a proof of concept. And fail I did.
5 Ways to KISS Your eLearning
FEBRUARY 13, 2014
People scan courses. We tend to scan everything that we see first before actually digging in and reading the content. So you might be wondering, how do you give your eLearning a big smooch? That’s not the type of “kiss” I’m talking about. I’m referring to an old acronym coined by Kelly Johnson and has been around since the 1960′s. K eep. I t. imple.
The power of Digital Storytelling: A corporate learning perspective
JANUARY 23, 2015
For more personalized stories, real images or photographs can also be scanned and inserted. Stories are a powerful way of communication. They can relate deeply personal experiences and share them with audiences of varying profiles – with equal impact. They are also a powerful tool in learning. In the corporate space too, stories can inspire as well as teach with a resounding impact.
Into The Age of the Smart Things
NOVEMBER 2, 2012
Refrigerators that scan bar codes and tell us what we have, which items we need, send shopping lists to our networked printers and suggest It’s almost a New Year – 2013 – and already the Next Big Thing is upon us. Actually that’s ironic since the Next Big Thing is all about things, Smart Things.
Swiping or Matching?
MARCH 2, 2016
You scan the details, without much time to really focus. How do you meet your next employee… swipe or match? Your department is way behind deadlines, and your staff is screaming for help. You absolutely have to get that new hire onboard, right away. You’re extremely busy, so you pull the standard job description, pulling any resume that remotely fits the bill. Swipe right. She looks good.
What is Gamification?
MAY 28, 2015
Think about working in the grocery store and having to scan a whole lot of bar codes (brings me back to my high school days). You might be a lot more engaged seeing a progress to completion bar showing you how much closer you are to leveling up each time you scan a barcode. In today’s classroom, educators are constantly required to mold their teaching methods to give students the best opportunity to succeed. Therefore, teachers must become more and more creative when motivating students to learn. It can get students interested in topics they would otherwise be apathetic toward.
Applying Usability Techniques to eLearning Documents
JUNE 21, 2011
Scan pages? The answers to these questions will help you to determine visual cues to use to guide learners to scan for information, such as: o Meaningful link labeling. If your document doesn’t come up, or if it’s several search pages in, you know you need to adjust your tagging. • Is the document easy to scan to find needed information or do learners have to scroll through much information to find it? Instructional Design Usability scan online document link labeling eLearning call centerBy Donna Bryant. Can users find and use information quickly and easily?
The Role of eLearning Images in Visual Learning
MAY 8, 2015
When you read, your eyes scan a wall of words trying to squeeze out each nugget of information. eLearning images are an oft overlooked component of a good course. great deal of the information we process comes to us through our visual cortex. Its estimated that 93% of information we communicate is obtained through nonverbal queues. ” Mental. Emotional. Instantly, right? Enjoy!
5 papers every learning professional should read
JULY 1, 2015
Given the challenges and pressures of professional life, combined with everything else that’s been going on privately, I’ve fallen out of the habit of scanning the latest abstracts and deep diving into particular studies. I don’t read as many journal articles as I’d like. This in turn got me thinking about good papers – the ones that stand out from the rest.
eLearning Art and Design Tips for the Non-Designer (Part 2)
OCTOBER 9, 2014
The typographic treatment should help readers scan the text and know what is important as fast as possible. So you want to develop an eLearning course huh? But you are not a graphic designer, and need some tips on eLearning Art and Design to get you started? Here is the second post of my three-part series on eLearning Art and Design tips for the non-designer. Font Size REALLY Does Matter.
Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning
APRIL 25, 2014
You can make your users scan the code using their smartphones and then direct them to a specific piece of information. Place QR Codes on e-learning course screens for scanning and downloading additional supplementary learning or references materials such as the glossary, Job Aid, References, etc. This code, when scanned by a smartphone, reproduces the message with a synthesized voice. THE JOURNEY: We at Learnnovators have always been excited about Quick Response (QR) Codes. Below are the questions we had in mind when we embarked on our journey: What are QR Codes? Use Cases.
AUGUST 4, 2015
Instead, I prefer to scan the step-by-step instructions at my own speed and get on with it. The L&D community may be divided into two camps: (1) Those for whom the mere mention of learning styles makes their blood boil; and (2) Those who are inexplicably unaware of the hullabaloo and are thus oblivious to the aforementioned boiling of blood. This is sound advice. Would you read it?
Turning Offline Content into ELearning
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
The natural temptation is to simply scan the offline materials and then make them available as a downloadable PDF. Finding content for your elearning can sometimes be the most challenging aspect of course creation. Generating learning material from scratch can seem nearly impossible. But what if the only material available is in the form of offline content? elearning instructional design
5 Ways to Get Rid of Designer’s Block
MAY 18, 2016
Check out the templates from eLearning Brothers, scan stock assets , or try out a new interaction to get inspiration about what’s possible in your eLearning design. . Anyone who works in a creative capacity understands the issue of [fill in the blank] block. It’s an irritating occurrence that silently creeps into your creative process and brings it to a grinding halt. Take a walk.
Speak Up with Lectora Conversational Scenarios
OCTOBER 26, 2016
The copy room is a very utilitarian environment. A lot of the less glamorous office work takes place here, from scanning and copying to stapling and collating. As acclaimed journalist and science fiction writer Cory Doctorow once said, “Conversation is king.” Copy Room. Computer Library 02. Call Center. Want to get started with these eLearning templates right now?
Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses
JANUARY 6, 2016
It requires a constant scanning of the ecosystem – within as well as without, and gauging how external changes can impact the organization ranging from the need to re-skill existing workforce to recruiting scarce talent. Designing courses is passé! We have to think agile, instant, accessible, contextual, micro-sized, real time… We need to uberize organizational learning. But it’s not.
PowerPoint 2010: Could An Update Be Your Simple Fix?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
FEBRUARY 23, 2011
You will be redirected to a Microsoft website that will scan your computer and recommend updates as necessary. by AJ George Do you often find yourself chugging away at a presentation, only to have PowerPoint crash and give you some variation of the "MS Office has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience," message? find that the majority of software users do not regularly check for system updates, and many times the solution is just this easy. From PowerPoint's File tab, choose Help > Check for Updates.
What Happens in a Story…Happens in Your Brain
JANUARY 8, 2015
The process consisted of the participants reading a story phrase by phrase and the researchers scanning areas of the brain with a 3-T Siemens Vision MRI scanner to observe whether or not corresponding brain activities occurred. Research Study. team of researchers from Washington University in St. The research found that different brain regions track different aspects of a story. Citation.
5 Tips for Creating Infographics
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
And for readers, they can quickly scan data and research to gain a broad understanding of the material. Infographics are everywhere these days, especially in the eLearning industry – there is even an entire website dedicated to them! What is an infographic? Well, it is a visual image such as a chart or diagram used to represent information or data. Choose one goal. Use graphics.
A way with the fairies
APRIL 20, 2015
The app allows you to upload an image or a video, which appears or plays when you scan a real-world trigger with your device’s camera, hence augmenting reality. When I scanned my iPad’s camera over the rose… Voila! One of the greatest hoaxes to be perpetrated last century was that of the Cottingley Fairies. In fact, most probably weren’t. Start the trail.
Writing Effective eLearning Narration: Making It Easy to Read, Say, and Comprehend
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
Commas allow the narrator to catch a breath, give the learner a visual checkpoint while they’re scanning the CC text, and keep the ideas small enough so that the learner can keep up with and understand the concepts as they’re being presented. Many courses rely upon voiceover to help connect with their learners. Reading straight from a book, of course, is not conversational. Keep it simple!
Surfing the Future Pedagogies: Augmented Learning
OCTOBER 20, 2014
You have “robot-vision” that allows you to scan an object and watch its stats (or vital stats, if its alive!!) You have immediate acknowledgement of the object you scanned. Using the screen of their smartphones, your students can scan the garden. Once the app scans the right equipment it displays the pertaining information. Try Metaio as a beginner. But wait a minute.
Ten Online Training Do’s and Don’ts
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
They scan! So, the challenge becomes, how do we make them scan the information that we want them to learn?? Everyone will scan bullets. There are many things to think about when creating an eLearning team and creating online training. This posts list 10 DOs and DON’Ts to consider when building your next team and course. You can also checkout the animated presentation.