Transferring Knowledge: Making Technology Work for Your Library Presentation Materials

Kapp Notes

Here are the materials for my presentation related to making technology work for your library. Here are the slides: Bridging the Boomer/Gamer Knowledge Gap in the Library View more presentations from kkapp.

Library 2.0

Learning with e's

What does the future hold for our university libraries? The library has long been seen by many as a very traditional, conservative institution, and is often portrayed as a place where rows upon rows of antiquated book shelves slowly gather dust. 2009) Library 2.0:

Social Media Libraries for Flash

Upside Learning

There are many Flash/ActionScript libraries available for this purpose, some of which are listed below. Twitter – There are many libraries available for Twitter integration. Below are two of the commonly used ActionScript libraries –. libraries.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning


The stock.xhng operates as a hybrid of a picture library site and a social networking site; registered users may set up a personal profile, upload their photographic works to share with other users, write a blog and participate in online forums to discuss and critique each others work.

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Seven Ways to Use the iPad for Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

High Def Video Libraries – High definition video is already a big part of our lives – YouTube, Vimeo and others support HD, having a handheld device the size of an iPad that’s capable of rendering HD video is special indeed. Workplaces can create their own HD video libraries. The iPad is here. After all the hype, which it didn’t quite live up to, there was a lot of commentary web-wide on whether it’s suitable for elearning, or a specific type of learning.

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Are apps the future of e-learning?

Clive on Learning

The point is, would you want the content to be packaged up in individual apps or accessed from a gateway app (like iTunes, iBooks or YouTube or a full-scale LMS) that provides a library of content? I came fairly late to the multi-touch iOS/Android/W7 Mobile world, having been stuck on a 2-year contract with a Nokia smart phone that was great compared to the phones I'd had before, but which I now realise was hopelessly behind the game.

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Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

It’s pretty amazing that it has 1 million users, over 100,000 quizzes in its public library, and over a million quiz takers. I’ve recently been working with Sameer Bhatia the CEO of ProProfs as I was going through an evaluation of various online tools that support easy, fast, low-cost testing and quiz tools. He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo.

24 Screencasts About Camtasia in 24 Hours. Starts Now!

Visual Lounge

3:00 pm: All About the Library - Kelly Mullins, Information Developer. Here we go! It's time to kick off our marathon of 24 Screencasts about Camtasia in 24 hours! Tune in live here. We will also have a chat room going in there as well.

Meet David Frazier, State of Alabama technology trainer

Visual Lounge

Yes, the one thing I like particularly is the Library where you have intro and exit graphics. Our newsletter Editor, Daniel Foster , caught up with a Camtasia Studio user, David Frazier. David was kind enough to share his story and screencasting insights with us. Enjoy!

Adobe Captivate 5: Make Quick Work Out of Adding Audio to a Project

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  Show the Library (via the Window menu).   On the Library, click the Import tool. On the import project has completed, you'll notice that all of the audio clips appear in the Audio folder on the Library. by Kevin Siegel.

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24 Screencasts About Snagit in 24 Hours. Starts Now!

Visual Lounge

Timed Captures - Amanda Pardo, Inside Sales Manager * 6:00 pm: Snagit Editor - Open Capture Tray, Library, and more - Chris McQueen, Instructional Designer * 7:00 pm: Text Capture - Adam Marks, Lead Snagit Developer * 8:00 pm: A fire side chat with Tiffany Wood, Snagit Product Manager, and Adam Marks, Lead Snagit Developer * 9:00 pm: Viewer's Choice (We need your input - suggestions?) * 10:00 pm: Cutting and Trimming your screen captures. * Here we go!

Facebook for e-Learning


WorldCat You can do research, catalog your librarys collection and of course share it with your learners. November 7, 2010 9:34 AM JasonOutThere said. November 7, 2010 11:18 AM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 7, 2010 12:50 PM Connie Malamed said.

Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

Carter McNamara Developer and Director at Free Management Library Regarding what a learning consultant does, I recommend reading the Chief Learning Officer magazines articles about various organizational roles around learning. I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays.

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?)

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Myna : easy-to-use online audio editor that includes a library of assets. PowerPoint Color Swatch : quickly create custom color themes in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses.

Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player.


This will now create a symbol in the library where you can edit it at any time without interfering with other elements on the stage. 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?

And a Clicky-Clicky Bling-Bling to You!

Learning Visions

Read on for more on clicky-clicky bling-bling and other tidbits in this month’s addition to the eLearning Top Tips library: Tip #47: Three Holiday Wishes Photo credit: Christmas lights by George Deputee on Flickr

How to Design An Elearning Course on a Budget

Rapid eLearning

Library (some organizations have them). Tidbits: Thanks to all who voted for the blog in the 2010 Edublogs Awards. The past few days I’ve been pulling some content together for a couple of workshops I’m doing at the ASTD TechKnowledge conference in San Jose.

Finding Your Muse in Lectora 16

eLearning Brothers

This limited aesthetic probably inspired the dark, neon-laced world of the 1982 movie Tron, and by extension, its 2010 sequel Tron: Legacy. To find these and many other Lectora layouts , interactions, and scenarios, check out our Template library and become an eLearning Brothers member today!

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Ted Nelson’s Unbook

Jay Cross

Xanadu was meant to be a universal library, a worldwide hypertext publishing tool, a system to resolve copyright disputes, and a meritocratic forum for discussion and debate. A new unbook.

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

What I like about Myna is the library of assets available to you. They have a good library and the prices are decent. I’m no audio engineer. And odds are that neither are you. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing.

Finally! The Hogwart’s Library is Real


From the very first time I used hypertext (over 30 years ago) I fell in love with it. I declared to everyone I knew that this was The Future of writing and reading. I have been studying the history of writing from the invention of the printing press and the incunabula, through the point&click functionality [.]. Education Hypermedia Hypertext Learning

Issue with PowerPoint 2010 Recorded Narration while Importing PPTX into Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Some of you might have noticed that when you record narration in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 via SlideShow > Record SlideShow > Start Recording from Beginning and import this PPTX in Adobe Captivate, the slide narration is not available in project’s library. This was happening due to a small bug in PowerPoint 2010 which affected the [.].

22 Great Free ActionScript 3.0 Learning Resources

Upside Learning

Social Media Libraries for Flash eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons. About a year back we realized using AS 3.0 in the custom eLearning development would be essential. A few weeks back I wrote about the reasons for using ActionScript 3.0 [AS AS 3.0]

Professional library for sale

Jay Cross

FOR SALE: Professional Library of Jay Cross. Acquire an instant library! Classic marketing and sales library. Buy them all. I will throw in an afternoon on my back deck in Berkeley going over what I thought were the major messages of as many volumes as you wish.


Advanced Captivate 5 Users Learn to Create Widgets

Adobe Captivate

We walked through associating the custom library with Flash Professional CS5, and learned how to reference the library using AS3 script in Flash. We had an amazing eSeminar last week as Tristan Ward (with a little back up from Rod Ward) taught me how to create Adobe Captivate 5 Widgets using the Widget Factory. A group of nearly 80 Advanced Adobe Captivate users looked on for vicarious instruction as Tristan taught me one step at a time how to download and install Widget Factory.

Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

No support for loading videos in case if the template library doesn’t have a video based template. An eLearning player is a building block for more conventional [one with back and next for navigation buttons] eLearning courses. What’s an eLearning player?

Hidden shortcuts of Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Find current slide’s audio in library. Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to boost productivity. While most of the keyboard shortcuts are listed besides the menu items in Cp5, there are few which are hidden underneath. Here is a list of some of those shortcuts. Editing shortcuts. Shortcut key. Action. Ctrl + I (Win), Command + I (Mac). Left indent selected items. Shift + Ctrl + I (Win), Shift + Command + I (Mac). Right indent selected items. Ctrl + – (Win), Command + – (Mac).

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Get More Life Out of Your Clip Art with This Simple Trick

Rapid eLearning

The truth for a lot of people is that if it weren’t for Microsoft’s clip art library, you wouldn’t have any graphics to work with. In the example below I used PowerPoint 2010’s pencil drawing filter.

Why Use ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Based eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

comes from using open source libraries/classes which help developers not reinvent the wheel. Some of these libraries/classes are even backed by Adobe. Using the libraries like Papervision and Tweener we can create complex 3D interactions which are not possible in AS 2.0. There are also a few Social media libraries/classes. libraries available to achieve all this. Social Media Libraries for Flash eLearning Development: Useful Firefox add-ons.

Advanced Adobe Captivate Widget Creation: Another experience in vicarious eLearning

Adobe Captivate

Last week Tristan Ward (creator of the Widget Factory) treated me to another lesson in development of Widgets for Adobe Captivate using the development library he created. It was a great opportunity to learn more about widgets and how they work in Captivate and it was incredible to be able to build a widget from

How to Navigate Social Media (and Avoid Information Overload)

Rapid eLearning

No one goes to a library and complains that there are too many books. You want as many books as possible in the library. I’ll be in San Diego at the Training 2010 Training & Expo on February 1-2. There’s a lot of conversation about social media. And for good reason.

Adobe Captivate: Don't Throw The Closed Captions Away with the Audio

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Select the waveform via the Edit tab and replace it by either clicking the Import button or the Library button. by Kevin Siegel.   Closed captioning allows you to provide descriptive information that explains the audio recording in written text.

Adobe Captivate 5: External PowerPoint Changes? Avoid the Guesswork

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

At regular intervals, take a glance at your Library (Window menu). by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe Captivate 4 Audio Editing: Shhhhhh! I Mean Speak Up!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Right-click any audio file on the Library, choose Edit with Adobe Captivate and you'll open the Edit Audio dialog box. by Kevin Siegel When working with audio in Adobe Captivate, one issue you are likely to face is audio levels that are all over the map.

Flash Export in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

We have restructured the library based on the items. Export to Flash is an old feature modeled in a new way. In previous versions of Captivate, for this feature to work, Flash needs to be installed on the same machine from where you want to export. But, taking the advantage of the XML-based FLA file format introduced in Flash CS5, we have removed the dependency of Flash for this feature to work. Yes, for export, now there is no need for Flash to be installed at all.