Failing to communicate.

ID Reflections

“ The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. ” How important do you think continuous communication is for a team working on a project? Communication failure!!! Developers and users must communicate.

The Anatomy of Bad Communication

ID Reflections

"It's the communication, stupid!" 997-Quit thinking you are a great communicator. The anatomy of bad communication. There are 4 reasons we unknowingly communicate poorly. Effective communication is the key to successful decisions.

ASAE 2010 Annual: Leaders of Communities of Practice

Web Courseworks

This is a learning lab focused on new technologies that are changing the format of communication, and how to utilize them in your current publications. Tags: ASAE 2010 Associations are the hub of activity for "communities of practice.” Communities of practice are voluntary.

Adobe RoboHelp: Word 2010 Support

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The following was recently announced by Ankur Jain , Product Manager, RoboHelp on the Technical Communication blog : "Many of you must be wondering about Adobe's plans to support Microsoft Word 2010 in RoboHelp. Some of you have submitted requests for RoboHelp to support Word 2010, and many others have asked me about it in various forums. Please note that we haven't made any announcements about updating RoboHelp 8 for Microsoft Word 2010."

Acrobat 9: Office 2010 and Acrobat

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Mankin Microsoft released Office 2010 not long ago and I couldn't wait to see the upgraded suite in action. After playing with the new software for a while, I really liked the way Word 2010 looked and felt. I needed to convert a Word 2010 document into a PDF. I poked around Word 2010, menu by menu but found no hint of an Acrobat Ribbon or its coveted PDFMaker. or later will not see the Acrobat 9 ribbon in Office 2010 applications. by David R.

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Similarities – and Differences – Between Training and Communication

Bottom-Line Performance

It’s communication. Training and communication share a lot of elements, but they have some distinct differences, as well. Communication. Communication is very effective for most business goals. Really, the biggest difference is that in a straight communication piece, you aren’t trying to help the recipient APPLY the information. That’s where an instructional design focus can be helpful even for communication projects. “I need training.”.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. Assessment tools, audit trails, communication, learner and admin functionality exists in this system. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year. A lot of great products out there this year, new updates and latest versions; new companies, new services and just some real innovation. These standout to me. I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Categories. Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com).

The elements of online communication

Clive on Learning

All online communication, whether that’s published content, live online events or social media, make use of the same key media elements. I’ve been examining each of these in turn on the Onlignment blog: Text Audio Images Animation Video And I’ve now supplemented this series of postings with an online media history

Sharepoint for Learning and Communication: How can corporate learning and development staff use it more effectively?

Bottom-Line Performance

Also, the communication can be more robust than what would be provided in an email. Embrace two-way communication. The point of a collaboration site is to collaborate - which implies two-way communication.

Media Chemistry – exploring the elements of online communication

Clive on Learning

All online communication, whether that’s published content, live online events or social media, make use of the same key media elements: text, audio, images, animation and video.

AICC – Communicating with your LMS

eLearning Brothers

Everyone was trying to figure out how to easily make their courses AICC compliant so that they could communicate with the Learning Management System (LMS). When I first got into eLearning is was all about AICC.

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

December 14-16, 2009 International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies (ICICT): Human Capital Development for Progress, 7 th , in cooperation with IEEE, Smart Village, Cairo, Egypt. link] January 8, 2010 Higher Ed Tech Summit, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Horizon Report 2010 - Mobile Computing

Upside Learning

The Horizon 2010 report has been published and is available for download. 2010 promises to change the way we look at electronic learning , a move from the personal computer/browser environment to the mobile computing environment. Related posts: The Social Media and Mobile Computing Explosion A Great Start to 2010 The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology. It’s definitely worth a read; lots of interesting trends that will affect the way we live and learn.

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Training vs. Learning: When all you really need to do is communicate

Bottom-Line Performance

I’ve been doing a bit of work with clients lately where their “training request&# is really a request for communication design. Often, organizations REALLY just want to communicate stuff to people – they don’t really expect them to learn to DO anything.

Social Media’s Impact on Workplace Communication & Learning

G-Cube

As Herojit Sharing feels, ‘My personal experience proved that whenever I interact with my client on Facebook its a completely different way of communicating and sharing ideas freely as compared to our official discussion board and Skype etc. LinkedIn can facilitate direct communication with top-level management. Social Media is here to stay. No point debating that. It’s utilization in the workplace – now that’s debatable.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

October 2010 did not disappoint! 4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great , October 21, 2010 Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. Open Source eLearning Tools , October 13, 2010 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. October 25, 2010 Open for use?

My Top 10 'Learning' books from 2010

Sticky Learning

The book mixes things up with a series of illuminating examples of great speeches and great communicators - not all of them expected, they range from Steve Jobs and Martin Luther King Jr to Mozart and Alfred Hitchcock.

Reflections on WES 2010

mLearning Trends

Our team just returned from a full week down in Orlando, Florida participating in Research in Motion’s 2010 Worldwide Enterprise Summit (“ WES ”) Conference which proved once again to be a spectacular event and learning experience for all in attendance. platform coming sometime in Q3 2010.

Why I entered the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards | LearnNuggets

NuggetHead

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , eLearning Why I entered the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards by Kevin on August 16th, 2010 Entering the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards this year was not in my sights initially.

PowerPoint 2010: Animation Painter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Communicator and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George. Have you ever used PowerPoint's Animation Painter? If not, you aren't alone. it's one of those useful tools that often goes overlooked. Say you want to add three animation effects to one object on your slide.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning in September 2010. Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents - Kapp Notes , September 15, 2010 Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. 10 Unusual Sources Of Inspiration for eLearning - The eLearning Coach , September 29, 2010 We all need inspiration at times. Presentation: “Twitter in Education, what next?” - Dont Waste Your Time , September 10, 2010 As a follow-up to my (successful?)

Thursday on The Forge: Karl Gude and Visual Communication

Visual Lounge

What makes a great visual? How can visuals help you explain complex topics? Would you like to know how to make more effective graphics and visuals? I think we all would! I thought you would want to know more about our guest tomorrow on The Forge.

How to Best Approach Business Communication Training

OpenSesame

In the world of business communication training, one thing is certain: communication skills should not be limited to just writing, presentation, or public speaking, and other forms of conventional communications.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. LMS Resources - aLearning , May 8, 2010 I know, I know.

How to Improve Your Communication Skills

OpenSesame

. Communication sets us apart from the other animals on this planet. Oh, other animals communicate all right, but not the way we do—most of the time. Right

The Basic Types of Communication Training

OpenSesame

If so, online communication training might be what you need to make your experience a lot smoother. Does your work entail interacting with people all the time? Do you do a lot of writing, such as memos, press releases, and statements on behalf of your organization?

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

July 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break. Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M.

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A Closer Look at Communication Training

OpenSesame

We all know that being effective at communicating with other people is a skill that not too many people have. However, did you know that being able to communicate effectively isn’t something you’re born with, but rather something that you can develop and hone on a day-to-day basis?

CellCast Takes Top Honors at DemoFest 2010

mLearning Trends

We're pleased to officially announce two awards for OnPoint's CellCast Solution gained from our recent participation in DemoFest 2010 held in conjunction with The eLearning Guild's annual DevLearn 2010 Conference in San Francisco.

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Practical Conference on Communication

Take an e-Learning Break

I'm particpating in the Practical Conference on Commincations - October 7 - 9 in Nashville, Tennessee. This is a jammed-packed conference that includes a pre-conference workshop on Adobe Captivate 5. Train SMEs in the Design of Rapid e-Learning Materials Instructional designer Debbie Richards defines the roles of the subject matter expert (SME) in developing new training systems.

Stuck with Business Communication Issues? Try This

OpenSesame

Business communication is an extremely broad subject. . The lifeblood of any organization is information and the flow of that information between the various parts of the enterprise.

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PowerPoint 2010: Perfecting the Motion Path

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Communicator and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George. Using motion paths in PowerPoint is fun, but also kind of complicated.

PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Communicator and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George.

PowerPoint 2010: Changing the Default Theme

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Communicator and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George.

NuggetHead Summary of Learning Solutions 2010

NuggetHead

Learning Solutions Conference & Expo 2010 held in Orlando, FL the week of Mar 24-26 was by far the BEST yet! Leave a Reply Feed Recent Why I entered the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player What Tools Should We Learn?

PowerPoint 2010: Animating a Venn Diagram

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

About the author: AJ George is IconLogic's lead Technical Communicator and author of both " PowerPoint 2007: The Essentials " and " PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials." by AJ George. A typical Venn diagram has two or more related topics.