Acrobat 9: Scanning into a PDF Portfolio

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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.

PowerPoint 2010: Could An Update Be Your Simple Fix?

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  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?

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The 4 lessons Kid Fury teaches us

E-Learning Provocateur

Scan the web for mentions of your brand. if you don’t scan Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Foursquare and other forums for mentions of your brand, you don’t know what your customers (and prospective customers, and employees, and ex-employees) are saying about you.

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November 21, 2010 12:19 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 21, 2010 12:22 PM Connie Malamed said. Best, Connie November 21, 2010 12:28 PM Christoforos Online said. Have a wonderful day, @cpappas November 22, 2010 12:02 AM Vics said. November 22, 2010 3:26 PM Jeff said. November 22, 2010 11:28 PM Ellen said. November 23, 2010 1:32 AM Christoforos Online said. Ellen November 24, 2010 7:54 AM Christoforos Online said.

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

It got me thinking about a piece I’d written for TrainingZone a few months ago titled “What does your ideal L&D team look like in 2010?”. L&D Capabilities for 2010 and beyond So, how does all this impact what the L&D department of 2010 and beyond looks like?

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

I also included a free PowerPoint elearning template to celebrate the holidays and a great 2010! I loosely organized the tutorials by topic so they’re a little easier to scan.

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?)

Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

The eLearning Coach

Some of the cognitive advantages of low-fidelity graphics include the following: Quick Visual Scanning: When we read an image, we scan it to extract significant information.

Here’s a Boatload of Free Hand-Drawn Graphics

Rapid eLearning

At that point you can take the scanned image into a graphics editor and convert it to a usable image. Tidbits: Here’s a chance to vote for your favorite elearning blog in the 2010 Edublog Awards. I like to use hand-drawn elements in some of my conference presentations.

Audio in eLearning.What Is Your Vote?

Integrated Learnings

I know there are other perspectives to consider beyond learning styles, so I also opted to scan the blogosphere to see where others stood on the issue of audio narration. By Shelley A. Gable. Do you include audio narration in the eLearning lessons you develop? Or why not? I was working on a project several weeks ago where the team debated whether to include audio narration in a series of eLearning lessons. The team was split in their personal opinions.

Here’s Why Contrast is an Essential Part of E-Learning Design

Rapid eLearning

This lets you quickly scan the titles and make an assumption about how the information is organized and what it contains. Contrast is a key part of your course design. In fact, it’s one of the foundational principles in visual design.

These 12 Tutorials Teach You How to Build an Interactive E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

It also makes it easy to work with groups when you’re building scenarios because you can quickly scan the slides in outline mode. It’s a fact that you CAN build effective elearning with rapid elearning tools. You’re not locked into linear, click and read content.

Social media: Prevention is better than cure

E-Learning Provocateur

Scan the social media space and respond to gripes against your company. My previous article, Social media: It’s not about the technology! focused on the internal use of social media by employees to import and share knowledge inside the organisation.

Experiencing E-Learning » Weekly Bookmarks (3/7/2010)

Experiencing eLearning

Adobe RoboHelp 8: Creating Multiple Topics From One Word Document

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    After clicking the Edit button, your Word document will be scanned and the Conversion Settings dialog box will appear. by Kevin Siegel. One of the most common ways to add new content to a RoboHelp project is by importing a Word document via File > Import > Word Document. If

Acrobat: SendNow is Live!

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Your file will be uploaded into and scanned for viruses. by David R. Mankin     I have written articles about Adobe's ever-growing Cloud which started with an application called Buzzword. Adobe then added Presentations and then Tables.

Adobe FrameMaker: Defining Bookmarks

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Scan the Don't include list and double-click only the paragraphs you want to include in the bookmark list. by Barbara Binder Bookmarks are navigational links listed in the Bookmarks pane in Adobe Acrobat (and Adobe Reader) that display page content in the Document pane.


Acrobat: Metadata!

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A thorough scan of the document is initiated and metadata is one of the features that is inspected. by David R. Mankin Metadata is information about a document and its contents (including the author's name, keywords and copyright information).


More Social Media Marketing Tips

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StickyBits allows you to scan any barcode (those pre-existing on products, or your own that you can create online). Anyone who downloads the free app could then use an iPhone or Android phone to scan your barcode and view whatever you've attached. What's more is that anyone who scans the barcode can then add to the content. by AJ George A couple of weeks ago I wrote about an excellent online Social Media Marketing course I took.

10 Reasons Why You Should Pay For Stock Photos

The eLearning Coach

Free stock photos are great when you need images of scenic mountains or scanned photos of someones great grandmother. Stock photos and illustrations won’t solve all your graphic needs but there are a lot of uses for them in online learning.

Acrobat: X-citing News!

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There will be improved scanning results, better OCR, integration with SharePoint technology, a better in-browser PDF experience and an Action Wizard that will blow you away with its power and flexibility. by David R. Mankin     There's something exciting in the Adobe world, and it's about to hit the shelves of your favorite software store. Adobe recently announced the pending release of the Acrobat X family of software.

SME web comic

Bottom-Line Performance

Sorry about the quality, I scanned in my copy! . . I can take absolutely no credit for this. I have a printed copy taped up near my desk, and I think clearly shows the number one conflict between SMEs and IDs.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Hiring Women in 1943. You Go, Girl!

Learning Visions

A client sent this scanned page to me this morning. eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B.

Writing & Grammar Workshop: Acronyms Happen

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Even advanced RTW can forget quickly how to understand the UOA by memorizing what the A's meant, and try to refresh their memory by scanning the document to locate the first UOA. by Jennie Ruby Nearly every piece of technical writing has acronyms. Yet they can be a barrier to a reader who is trying to absorb technical information or to a learner who is encountering new terms for the first time.

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 – 2011 – and already the Next Big Thing is upon us. Actually that’s ironic since the Next Big Thing is all about things, Smart Things.

eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part II

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Malamed lists several reasons why low-fidelity images are easier for the brain to process , including fewer distractions and quicker visual scanning. by AJ George.   In last week's article , I pitted dynamic images and static images against each other and made the generalization that images work best when there is a blend of both static and dynamic.

Looking for a computer help?

Bottom-Line Performance

A quick scan of the videos available shows everything from creating a fish-eye look on photos in PhotoShop to drawing equilateral polygons in Windows (if I wanted to, I know now how).

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

ID Reflections

In July 2010, Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched an open-source cloud-software initiative known as OpenStack. The CLO today has to be able to scan the emerging landscape and build her/his team in a way that will enable them to meet the future.

Finding Tools

Bottom-Line Performance

Is it best to start by scanning the horizon for new technologies, so that you could find ways to integrate them into your corporate learning? Jennifer’s last blog post makes the excellent point that it’s important to resist getting overwhelmed by the cool factor with Web 2.0 tools.

BLP to speak at ISPI

Bottom-Line Performance

She’ll walk through BLP’s scan and focus evaluation process. Headed to the ISPI conference in a few weeks? Be sure to check out “Learning Technologies: Finding the Right Fit.” Nancy Harkness, BLP’s Learning Services Director, is conducting a 40-minute session on evaluating technology for use in learning. She’ll also discuss some of the most common Web 2.0 tools and their potential use in learning.

Web 2

My favorite new learning tool is Tweetdeck

Spark Your Interest

Also, I favorite things to look at later and then discover that I’ve got a zillion favorites and no real time to scan. Image via CrunchBase. This is kind of a shock for me. I was late to the Twitter party and one of those skeptics at first.

The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning


“In July 2010, Rackspace Hosting and NASA jointly launched an open-source cloud-software initiative known as OpenStack. The CLO today has to be able to scan the emerging landscape and build her/his team in a way that will enable them to meet the future.

eLearning Must Look Good

eLearning Brothers

When we create eLearning we should remember that people don’t read…they scan! We quickly scan a page to see if there is any information that interests us. We are shallow people!

Gamification of Learning and Training

Kapp Notes

Search engines have a difficult time with image searches, and while facial-recognition software has made strides over the past decade, a new computer can’t scan a photo of, say, Robert Pattinson and tell you who it is.

How to keep up? Follow what sparks your interest…

Spark Your Interest

I take time to scan and/or read various blog posts on the e-learning learning community, follow a select few power-tweeters on twitter, who are updating things much more frequently than I ever could. This month’s Big Question is simple: How do we keep up?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Web Usability

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 01, 2006 Web Usability A recent study by usability expert Jakob Nielsen about how people read (or rather scan) websites: [link] Posted by Cammy Bean at 1:49 PM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Cammy Bean Greater Boston, MA, United States View my complete profile About This Blog Subscribe in a reader Subscribe via email Are you an Instructional Designer? Moodle in 2010 Kineo Insights Webinar: Challenges and Best Practi.

Watch Your Text!

eLearning Brothers

Here’s the secret that nobody wants to admit…online learners don’t read, they scan! Let’s admit it, most of our users are scanning our pages and seeing what stands out. This allows users to quickly scan the story. Learners can easily scan a list.