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Acrobat 9: Scanning into a PDF Portfolio

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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. The topic was Scanning and OCR in Acrobat 9. by David R. The report arrives just in time.

Next generation learning

Learning with e's

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?

Integrated Learnings

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

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

the ground to stay in touch with learners, and scans the horizon to see what’s new in. Learning Insights 2017 1 Learning Insights 2017 Progress with purpose Learning Insights 2017 2 “WE’RE LOOKING TO CLOSE THE. GAP BETWEEN LEARNING AND. PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. KNOWING AND DOING. IT’S ABOUT. THE TOOLS THAT’LL HELP PEOPLE. DO REAL WORK REALLY WELL” I like my. learning to. be thought. and not.

Digital (Learning) Readiness: A Call for L&D Action

Learning Wire

Digital Learning Readiness scan. We ‘collected’ lessons learned and best practices in order to scope and design a DLR-scan concept in parallel with desk research; among others we gained insights from Nike, Bayer, ING, Gazprom and DSM. We used international workshops, roundtables and conferences to gather expert input on this DLR-scan concept and adapted based on the feedback.

My blogging year in the rear-view mirror

E-Learning Provocateur

I 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. I stuck to them fairly well, actually. My Top 10 movers and shakers – Some of my influencers in the Asia-Pacific region.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

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.

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Technology Evaluation Checklist for Learning Professionals (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

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

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.

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eLearning: The Role of Images

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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?

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Using Infographics in eLearning (Infographic)

Bottom-Line Performance

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

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

E-Learning Provocateur

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. #UX — Jonathan Shariat (@DesignUXUI) March 13, 2015. And fail I did. It worked for me!

5 Ways to KISS Your eLearning

eLearning Brothers

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. S imple.

Effective Corporate Training: Microlearning Is the Key

Designing Digitally

Title: Tip 2: Favor a custom design based on ‘scan path’. Description: Scan path refers to the way our eyes ingest information on a printed piece of paper or computer screen. Then, sequence the sections of text along the scan path. Successful elearning courses do not simply “share information”. Here are six tips on how to design custom elearning that keeps learners engaged.

6 Custom elearning Design Essentials

Designing Digitally

Title: Tip 2: Favor a custom design based on ‘scan path’. Description: Scan path refers to the way our eyes ingest information on a printed piece of paper or computer screen. Then, sequence the sections of text along the scan path. Successful elearning courses do not simply “share information”. Here are six tips on how to design custom elearning that keeps learners engaged.

The power of Digital Storytelling: A corporate learning perspective


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


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.

What is Gamification?

DigitalChalk eLearning

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

Integrated Learnings

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. 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. What does it mean for an online support document to be usable online? Usability, in practice, answers a very basic design question—does it work? When things go wrong.

The Role of eLearning Images in Visual Learning

eLearning Brothers

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. A 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

E-Learning Provocateur

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)

eLearning Brothers

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


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.

Collateral damage

E-Learning Provocateur

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


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

eLearning Brothers

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.

PowerPoint 2010: Could An Update Be Your Simple Fix?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  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? I 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.

Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

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.

What Happens in a Story…Happens in Your Brain

Kapp Notes

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. A team of researchers from Washington University in St. The research found that different brain regions track different aspects of a story. Citation.

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Speak Up with Lectora Conversational Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

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.” Today, we’re featuring a few conversational scenario templates for Lectora that are sure to give voice to your training topics. Copy Room. Computer Library 02.

5 Tips for Creating Infographics

DigitalChalk eLearning

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

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

Ten Online Training Do’s and Don’ts

eLearning Brothers

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.

Swiping or Matching?

Association eLearning

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. A bad hire is a big problem.