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An Inescapably Awesome Storyline Game Template

eLearning Brothers

Wink, wink. At one point or another, we all love to play the rebel. There’s something invigorating about throwing caution to the wind and playing by your own rules. It’s the reason we love characters like Robin Hood, Tom Sawyer, and Han Solo. It’s the pinnacle of individuality. Click on the image to view the template! Be careful, though.

Free-to-use e-learning development 15: Wink Screen Capture Tool

The E-Learning Curve

Wink is a screen capture and presentation creation program that enabled you to create screen-based demos and tutorials. Free-to-use e-learning development 15: Wink Screen Capture Tool is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning content authoring flash open source software rapid elearning screencasting wink

Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of

eLearning Brothers

Wink is a freeware for creating tutorials and presentations aimed at instructing how to use software. Guest post by Robert Morris. The upswing of the eLearning industry is showing no signs of slowing down. If you are trying to design an eLearning course, you need to keep the entire process as organized as possible. Xerte. Audacity. You can even edit out annoying background noise. VIDIZMO.

Adobe Character Animator and eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Wink, nod, smile, raise your eyebrows. Adobe’s Character Animator software has us excited for the future of eLearning. Many a time we have showcased our world-famous cutout characters and a host of illustrated characters that can put a human face on your course. The tricky part about doing so however, lies in the animation process. Do you have a voice and a face?

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10 Top Tools to Develop First-Rate Product Demonstration Videos

CommLab India

Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software. Using Wink , you can capture screenshots, insert explanation boxes, buttons, titles, etc. Your potential Business To Business (B2B) customers are empowered with the whole gamut of information available on the Web. In this context, product demonstration videos can powerfully evangelize your high quality products in no time.

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Quip: innovation

Clark Quinn

Hint hint, nudge nudge, wink wink. Optimal execution is only the cost of entry; continual innovation is the necessary competitive differentiator. When I talk strategy, I channel my colleagues in the Internet Time Alliance about the changes being seen in the workplace. The rate of change is increasing, and the patterns we imagined we saw (and explained away when violated) are more clearly representing the chaos seen in a fractal world. As a consequence, organizational nimbleness is a necessity. Neglect either, and you’ll fail. Need I say more? social strategy

Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning


Wink Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software (like a tutor for MS-Word/Excel etc). Using Wink you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles etc and generate a highly effective tutorial for your users. The answer is simple. The list that it follows is not in particular order.

Social Learning Demonstration: How to Be a Backup Singer

Social Learning

We talk a lot about social learning on this site. And we link to lots of others who talk – and talk, and talk. Sure, it’s all very smart and worthwhile, but sometimes you have to go out on a limb and do a really cool demonstration. That’s why, today, I’m going to demonstrate the power of social learning in two simple steps: Step One: First I’m going to describe how to do something. Ready?

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Captivate Patch Now Available via Automatic Update Manager

Adobe Captivate

You may well wake up today to one of those cool little Adobe Automatic Update Messages with an update for Captivate smiling and winking patiently for you. We’re very pleased to announce that the patch for Adobe Captivate 5 is ready for prime time and coming now via Adobe Automatic Update Manager to your already [.]. Whats new

A Christmas story


With a wink of his eye and a goody merry cheer, A flurry of white snowflakes and warm lights did appear. Twas the night before Christmas, in the office (quite late). All the other employees had left at seven (or eight). Only one soul was left, with her head in a binder: Mary, an online instructional course designer. Her screen bathed her face in a pale blue glow. But jolly old St. Such joy!

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Learning not in excess but in nexus!

Origin Learning

But in an era where technology advancements are happening at the wink of an eye, there is a twist in the age-old tale that one should not miss! Remember the famous ‘Hare and Turtle’ story? The moral ‘slow and steady wins the race’ of this story has stood the test of time. Lest one wants to be left behind in the rat race! Image Credit – rdfteam. Today is the age of collaboration.

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Where AR we now?

Learning with e's

Eventually, natural gesture control (such as a head tilt, wink of an eye) or voice control will be developed to enable even more natural and unobtrusive AR use. This is part 6 in a series of posts on the future of learning and technology. Technology is great for many things, but perhaps its most useful application is enabling us to do things better, faster, smarter. Unported License.

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8 eLearning Quiz Design Tips


Correct poses: thumbs-up, aok, winking, clapping, cheering, jumping, and proud. What do you picture when I say the words “eLearning Quiz?”. Are you seeing a question with multiple choice answers? Was there anything on the screen besides text? Let’s dissect this quiz and see if there’s anything we can learn from it to apply to our own designs. Push beyond “form” to “free form” design.

Writing & Grammar: Periods with Abbreviations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

You won't have to stop and wonder and Google these and accidentally be drawn into those endlessly intriguing "This five-year-old walked out, winked at the audience, and you will never believe what happened next!" by Jennie Ruby    Should I use periods in the abbreviation U.S.? What about USA? What about Mr. and Ms.? What about m, s, ft, in? Wait, what were those? They were meter(s), second(s), feet, and inches.   The issue of periods with abbreviations is largely a style matter--a matter of convention. " videos. Don't bother to look. and UN/U.N.

How to select the right authoring tool

eLearning 24-7

I can either go with Option A) Buy an authoring tool whereaby I pay a yearly (and on-going) fee for all three, B) by an authoring tool where I buy three licenses (one for each person) OR Option C) Buy one license (wink, wink) and everyone shares the license. Over the weekend, I did one of the most stressing things there is to do in live. Yep, house hunting. There is nearly nothing out there that make you get excited and depressed in just a few hours, than look for a new house. Where do you live? What amenities do you want or need? Beach? Center of town? What can you afford?

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source. Here’s some of what I pulled out. Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

LMS Nightmares

eLearning 24-7

One of my favorite ghost stories is the one with the guy who has a hook and the teenagers are chilling in their car (you know – wink, wink) and then a screeching sound and it is not hook guy opening a can of tuna. If you have ever seen Poltergeist you will know what why people are terrified of clowns. Creepy clowns, especially ones under your bed. They may come in doll form, but trust me, those things have large teeth and like to take over your television with a nice level of scariness. Turn off the lights if you dare – unless you are at work, then don’t. SCORM.

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Interview with Karl Kapp on Games, Gamification, and LEARNING!

Will at Work Learning

Everybody knows that gamification is all about leaderboards, or so the marketplace would make us believe… [WINK, WINK] What are you getting at in your repeated warning that gamification is more complex than we might think? Karl Kapp is one of the learning field's best research-to-practice gurus! Legendary for his generosity and indefatigable energy, it is my pleasure to interview him for his wisdom on games, gamification, and their intersection. His books on games and gamification are wonderful. You can click on the images below to view them on . It was a parody.

Elearning applications


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/02/2011 Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch for 2011 2011 is the e-Learning year! Traditional instructor led training is expensive and, in some cases, difficult to track its effectiveness. Enjoy! You can create a quiz app to assess your employees knowledge.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

The price of criminalizing access to the net is lower morale, the message that it’s okay to break rules (wink, wink), and to give up on hiring the best and the brightest (who will work somewhere they are trusted to act like responsible citizens). Third post in a series. In case you missed it, here are the first and second. INFRASTRUCTURE. People come first. Social computing.

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners


The truth is that there are a lot of books for e-Learning professionals. The most of them are for professionals with experience in the e-Learning field but some of them are for beginners. The following list contains my Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners. Enjoy! => > I would very much appreciate if you share your TOP e-Learning book(s)! Mayer. Hi Tanya, I very much appreciate your comment!

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. Come on guys are you serious! As of version 4.3, YAKiToMe !

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/12/2010 Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning What I really like about the e-Learning community is that the most e-Learning professionals have a great passion of sharing their knowledge. The least that I can do is to share with you a list of Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning ! Feel free to use these storyboard templates for your projects. All the credit goes to donators! => Your storyboard template format could be either Word or PowerPoint. Thanks!

Internet Time Blog » Perseverance

Jay Cross

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects. I am sure that the most of us work with tight budgets and limited resources. Morgue File An easy to use free photo site.

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Free e-Learning books


> If you have read any of the following books I will highly appreciate if you share your opinion with the e-Learning community. => Have you thought about teaching online but for some reason haven’t done it yet? Here at CU Online, we believe in the power of online learning. The boundaries between traditional face-to-face courses and completely online courses are beginning to blur.

e-Learning Glossaries


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/05/2010 e-Learning Glossaries Think about e-Learning. e-Learning applications and processes are constantly changing and evolving, and the e-Learning community has members all over the world. These two facts make communication and common understanding of e-Learning issues hard to follow. It is important that e-Learning professionals, researchers, experts, and learners have a common basis in order to communicate effectively. to version 3.6.6 Powered by Blogger

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.


Guys the most of you find these posts a valuable resource for the e-Learning community. As a result, the following post is Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning. The following list contains free and open source Web Conferencing tools that are nt in particular order. BigBluebutton * is built for Higher Education. The project is hosted at Google Code.

ASTD International Conference Day 1 Wrap-Up

eLearning 24-7

Apparently there must be a huge demand for scalping ASTD badges or hood winking ASTD for access into their show. Welcome one and all to the wrap up of the ASTD international conference and expo. It was an exciting first day, with lots of vendors hitting the entire training spectrum. Please note that the text might be squished since I am writing from the WordPress app. First day cool product of the show. Leapfactor. Ideal for sales training and point of sales. It’s a mobile app, that comes as a shell. You add your content, drag and drop, add video, images, etc. Frustration Factor.

Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. The following list is in chronological order. Enjoy! => > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Please share it with us by leaving a comment! by Cathy on 09/21/2010 Do we really need narration? Thank you for your comment.

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/28/2010 The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter On Twitter exists a resourceful community of e-Learning professionals. During the last 2 years I was able to exchange ideas, share thoughts, and learn from this community of practice. As a result, I have created the following list of the most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter. Jeff Goldman e-Learning Designer and Developer. social learning - experimentação. Thx Chris. As SR.

Drugs in the Workplace? No. But LSD Does Have Creative Effects on Language

CLO Magazine

It’s beyond me what caused the trouble — wink, wink. While doing research for this blog, I looked up famous people who did a little bit of drugs during their creative process before my computer suspiciously started to act up. But be assured, it was all in the name of sharing some quirky, brainy news — particularly around the impact of LSD on language. Not so much. And quiet.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/21/2010 The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs After a long research, I have created a list of the most updated and popular e-learning blogs regarding e-learning. I encourage you to click on the links below and read the posts you find that match your interests and needs. By doing so, you will: Keep yourself up-to- date with the new software, technologies, and trends relative to corporate e-learning and e-learning in general. Learn from the experts! Enjoy! =>

Facebook for e-Learning


News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ". 50% of Facebooks active users log on to Facebook in any given day. Average user is connected to 80 community pages, groups and events. Thanks.