Acrobat 9: Office 2010 and Acrobat

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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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May 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Web 3.0 – The Semantic Web Video. Provides a succinct way to understand what Web 3.0 30 Top Online Resources For Instructional Designers To Keep Up With.

Top 100 Tools For Learning 2010 – C4LPT Survey

Upside Learning

The final list of top 100 tools for learning for 2010 is now out on Jane Hart’s website. GoogleDocs – online collaboration tool. Top100 Tools for Learning 2010.

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Writing & Grammar Workshop: Is It Website or Web Site?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  To the great joy of my colleague AJ at IconLogic, who tipped me off about this change, and to the relief of writers and editors everywhere who use the Associated Press Stylebook , the 2010 edition has declared website to be one word and lowercase, instead of the official spelling listed in Websters: Web site. Although Webster recently added website as an alternate spelling of Web site, many editors have chafed under the need to use what appears to be an outdated spelling.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house. These days, however, everyone seems to be creating their own online courses and distributing them via an LMS. Exploit Web 2.0.

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Open Source Web Conferencing Solutions – FREE

eLearning 24-7

I have a real issue with vendors who charge extra – via a license with their “partner&# or otherwise for a web conferencing – and thus ability to offer webinars, in their solution. Mikogo - online meetings, web conferencing, webinars, etc. Ekiga – VOIP and Web Conferencing, HD Quality – nice! Communiclique – right now for free, video and web con. however it is easy to dl and free, will work with a web cam.

Who writes web content?

Clive on Learning

In the past ten years I have spent a great deal of time looking at the skills and competencies required to create good quality web content, including four years participating in European projects and defining role profiles, competency frameworks and curricula for a mysterious new profession that we called 'web content specialist'. The answer, of course, is that come 2010 almost everyone is a web content creator, even if their contribution is no more than status updates on Facebook.

Web Conferencing: Voices from the Underground

eLearning 24-7

Three of the sites will be able to attend, but one site who has 39 employees will only have 50% of them viewing from their cubicles, and the other site has only overnight staff, so I have to figure out how I can have them view the seminar… This is learning in 2010. Where web conferencing – training seminars online, better known as webinars – enables you to save costs – travel, food, etc., For web conferencing, I will be using the abbreviation (WC).

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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

Clayton publishes this as a Word document but does not publish it as a web page and so we’ve somewhat established a pattern of published in here. link] December 10-11, 2009 Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for Streamlining Your e-Learning Development , eLearning Guild Online Forum.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. 30 Top Online Resources For Instructional Designers To Keep Up With.

Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. I primarily used the eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks sites and used Conference , Online Facilitation of Conferences , Online Interaction in Conferences , Moderating Online Interaction , and others. When developing PowerPoint slides to use in web conference training follow these guidelines: Simplify content.

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Tips and Tricks for Web 2.0

Bottom-Line Performance

This quote is appropriate for so many things – including implementing Web 2.0 (or As easy as many Web 2.0 The good news is that Web 2.0 You’ll see some of our experiments coming online in the next week or so, with a couple of podcast formats hitting this blog for your enjoyment. emerging trends and technologies implementation Tips Web 2.0“For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.” - H.L. Mencken.

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


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. ConnectNow operates inside a web browser.

Featured Online Class: Adobe RoboHelp Server 8

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Administering the RoboHelp Server remotely from any web browser. Help Authors have long wanted to know: "Am I being helpful?" " Adobe RoboHelp Server 8 helps answer that question. Adobe RoboHelp Server is a powerful option used with the RoboHelp authoring tool. In this live class you will receive practical tips on how to configure and publish RoboHelp projects to the RoboHelp Server and to generate user feedback reports. What is covered in this Course?

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Web 2.0 for Learning – CIASTD presentation

Bottom-Line Performance

I presented a webinar over lunch today for CIASTD on Web 2.0. You can find the slides online. There is so much to know about Web 2.0, Here are some of my favorite resources: Go2Web2 is a list of thousands of web 2.0 Browsing around and skimming through some of the tools available is a good way to get a sense of all the creative things that are being done with Web 2.0 Jane Hart does a wonderful job of listing and categorizing tools for Web 2.0.

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Web 3.0: The Way Forward?

Learning with e's

Dan Roberts (@ChickenSaltash) reported on how his School, Saltash.Net in Cornwall is using a number of Web 2.0 Web 3.0: My own presentation was entitled Web 3.0: Web 3.0: elgg Vital Meet Web 3.0 Moodle Mahara Web 2.0

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Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session. Because it was their first ever public session and my first ever online session neither of us knew what we were doing. It definitely takes additional thinking/preparation to be good online.

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Training Trends 2010: What’s happening and so what?

Bottom-Line Performance

The shift from F2F to online classroom. Mobile and web delivery. I just finished giving a talk on training trends - what they are and the “so what’s&# associated with them. Here’s a link to the slides associated with this presentation. We had a nice group of folks participating, and we generated lots of discussion.

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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. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010? Posted by Christoforos Online at 12:08 PM Email This BlogThis!

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

There are so many cool ways to learn online now. It’s a visual search engine that draws content from all over the Web, particularly social media sites. Your collage might show a book from Amazon, a YouTube video and a page from a blog or web site. online learning

Web Conferencing: Features U must Have and Nice Options

eLearning 24-7

Must have features for your webinar web conferencing solution. Really it comes down to what else does your vendor provide, what type of agreement you are seeking, features, what do you want to do with your webinar – web conferencing solution. After all, it is a seminar but online. Some terms they use for this includes: video, web cam. How many instructor web cam/video visual windows does your vendor allow on the screen at the same time?

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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?

eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning, Part III

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Image Source: [link] ) Another good resource when designing for someone who is colorblind is to either post your learning content online or find a website with a similar color scheme. Copy the lesson's URL into this Colorblind Web Page Filter. by AJ George.

Acrobat X: Help. Anywhere!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

From a computer with Acrobat X installed (and internet access), press F1 from within Acrobat to open the online Help file in your web browser. Since Acrobat X's help file is online, you only need a url to see it: [link]. by David R. Mankin    Help.

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Acrobat: CreatePDF Service in the Cloud

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

This is not Adobe's first online-PDF creation utility, but it certainly is the most flexible and capable. Remember, you can log in to the service from any machine with web access and a browser! by David R. Mankin    There are many ways to create PDFs.

Acrobat: SendNow is Live!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The SendNow service is multi-tiered, and pricing is very reasonable, considering that it offers a method of sending files (up to 2 Gigabytes in the Plus pricing, and 20 Gigabytes of online storage) from any machine TO any machine. Sign up for one of my live, online Acrobat classes.

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.

Online Tools for Evaluating Informal Learning

The Peformance Improvement

Learning occurs in "informal" (another term that I don’t like but is gaining traction) settings and online, as well as in the classroom. Some of the methods being used in informal science education could be applied more broadly to informal and online learning in business, nonprofit, and government settings. For example, in a youth program that has a focus on interactive media, the projects produced by youth are posted to online environment.

eLearning & mLearning: Using Color in Learning, Part IV

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Try entering the RGB or Hexadecimal value into the online color schemer where a set of 16 coordinating colors are automatically produced based on the color you have entered. Import any photo from the web or your flickr account and this tool will design a color palette inspired by the photo.

Web 2.0 based e-learning

Learning with e's

The book is entitled: Web 2.0 Based E-Learning , is about various Web 2.0 Those who responded to the online questionnaire reported on their perceptions of the wiki as a learning environment. 5 Stage Wiki Activities Model e-learning wiki Web 2.0

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?)

Acrobat 9: Shared Workspaces

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

From a browser on any computer in any office, train station or coffee shop, I can log in and access my online-hosted documents as well as any files that a friend or colleague has specifically shared with me. by David R. Mankin.

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Adobe Captivate: Analyze and Chart Quiz Data Without an LMS, Part II

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Believe it or not, you can also post quiz data to your own Web server and completely bypass both and the need for an LMS. Configure a Web Server, Set Up a Reporting Script and Post Quiz Data. we still offer two online classes for Captivate 4, Beginner and Advanced.

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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. Then try out some of these online apps.

How The Web Is Reinventing Employee Training


In recent years the Web has spawned a vast new platform for learning — a wealth of new tools that organizations can use better train, engage, and share knowledge with (and among) employees. Tags: Online Training e-learning web based training

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Acrobat: Destinations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Sign up for my next online Acrobat class (I've got one coming up soon) where you'll learn a whole bunch more. Mankin is a Certified Technical Trainer, desktop publisher, computer graphic artist, and Web page developer. by David R.

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Web feats 3: Blogging

Learning with e's

It's probably one of the simplest 'free' tools you will find anywhere on the web for creating your own blog. Tags: blog online publishing critical reflection blogging