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Are You Enchanting Your Learners?

TLC Media Design

The next time you’re at dinner, in a meeting, or at a store take a second and look around for distractions. How many people are on their phones? How many are actively engaged in a conversation? Is anyone watching TV instead of talking to the people they’re with?

Microlearning for Knowledge Retention

TLC Media Design

Do you consider yourself an instructional designer, developer, teacher, curriculum writer, coach? Whatever your title preference we all have the same goal, not to just write training material, but to have our learners be able to pull out and retain the information that we put in.

Hottest Trends in Learning for 2018

TLC Media Design

What’s your favorite method of eLearning? Do you prefer to read an eBook, participate in an interactive learning module, or maybe a good old-fashioned webinar is more up your alley?

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You Can (and Should) Include Gamification in Your Courses

TLC Media Design

Who doesn’t enjoy playing a game or two? Using games for education and training can provide many benefits to employers and their employees. And with Generation Y growing up playing games on their tablets in their strollers it’s only going to get bigger. They not only are tech savvy, they want to work for businesses. The post You Can (and Should) Include Gamification in Your Courses appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Controlling Captivate – Change Cursor

TLC Media Design

Welcome to another installment of Controlling Captivate! In this post we are going to show you, with the help of a FREE TLC add-in, how to change the cursor style of elements without using any advanced actions or any actions at all! This blog and add-in pertains only to CP8, CP9, and HTML5 output only. The post Controlling Captivate – Change Cursor appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC. Captivate HTML5 JavaScript

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Captivate, Prezi, and SlideShare…Oh My!

TLC Media Design

Ah…the woes of an instructional designer can be many in this day and age. Not only do we need to keep up with the latest changes in our field (different ISD models, new trends in learning, etc.),

Audition, Audacity, and More…Oh My! – Part Two of Tools Review Blog Series

TLC Media Design

In part one of this blog series, we evaluated various presentation tools you can add to your toolbox. Now we’re going to take a look at some audio tools you can use.

Capturing a Keypress in Captivate

TLC Media Design

Sometimes you need to control Captivate funtionality and you struggle finding ways to accomplish your task. In this blog series, we’ll be addressing different issues we’ve encountered personally and popular questions and problems discussed on forums regarding Captivate. Ready?

Why eLearning ROCKS!

TLC Media Design

There is no doubt that the educational landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade. The web provides all of the resources necessary to teach, to learn, to assess, and to reach an extremely wide audience.

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.

What Learners Want – Learning Preferences Infographic

TLC Media Design

We recently conducted a survey to determine what learners find beneficial in the courses they attend….the the results are in and we’ve created the infographic below to share the results with you. These results can help you ensure the courses you’re creating are meeting the needs of your users.

Controlling Captivate – Countdown Timer

TLC Media Design

Welcome to another installment of Controlling Captivate – Countdown Timer. We’ve read many complaints over the years about the limits of the Timer Widget supplied in Captivate. These range from: “the visual style cannot be changed”, “you cannot have an action triggered when time is up”, and even “it’s very annoying”. We decided to alleviate. Captivate Design Development Tools eLearning JavaScript Uncategorized Widget

5 Things You Should Do Before Creating Your Next Captivate Project

TLC Media Design

Have you ever created a Captivate file only to find out later that you’re forced to make the same revisions on every slide, such as changing objects to display for the rest of slide vs. the 3 second default?

Controlling Captivate – Pause IT!

TLC Media Design

Welcome to another installment of Controlling Captivate. In this short post we’re going to show you a simple widget that will pause the last slide or all of your slides automatically. Why do you need this widget? Let’s go over a couple of examples: Recently on the Adobe and LinkedIn Captivate forums, questions have been. Captivate eLearning Uncategorized Widget

Agile Microlearning Explained

Learner engagement and retention doesn’t have to be a mystery. Cognitive science theories already supply the answers. Learn how OttoLearn packages them into a single platform you can use to deliver microlearning based reinforcement training, and go beyond completions to focus on outcomes.

Controlling Captivate – Bookmarking

TLC Media Design

We’ve read numerous posts on the internet concerning the way Captivate bookmarks a learner’s location in a course. Since you don’t have the option the change CP’s behavior out of the box, we’ll show you how to override the default SCORM bookmarking behavior in Captivate 6, 7 and 8. Captivate uses the SCORM value cmi.suspend_data. The post Controlling Captivate – Bookmarking appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC. Captivate eLearning JavaScript Uncategorized

Controlling Captivate – Media Queries

TLC Media Design

Welcome to another installment of TLC Media Design’s Controlling Captivate series. Today we’ll show you how to use one of the best features of CSS3, the Media Query. In this simple demonstration we’ll show you how to hide the CC close button in a CP8 responsive project. Captivate does not always respond the way we. The post Controlling Captivate – Media Queries appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC. Captivate CSS eLearning HTML5 media querie media queries

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Why You Should Include Video in your Learning Curriculum

TLC Media Design

If you need proof why video should be an important element in your learning program, there is no need to look any further….we’ve we’ve got the proof for you right here! With the use of platforms like YouTube and Vimeo on the rise, it goes without saying that people are turning to video more and more. Design eLearning Video Vimeo YouTube

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Controlling Captivate – ShowHide

TLC Media Design

Welcome to another installment of Controlling Captivate! In this post we are going to show you, with the help of a FREE TLC add-in, how to show and hide elements without using any advanced actions. This blog and add-in pertain only to CP8, CP9, and HTML5 output. In a recent project we needed to show. The post Controlling Captivate – ShowHide appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC. Captivate eLearning HTML5 JavaScript Uncategorized

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

Controlling Captivate – Upgrading to Captivate 9

TLC Media Design

When designing and/or developing courses do you ever find yourself wondering how to create a fresh approach to interactivity? Do you find yourself falling back on your set of “old faithful’s” or the question templates you have available? Do you feel pressured to hurry up and get it done instead of having the freedom to. The post Controlling Captivate – Upgrading to Captivate 9 appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC. Audition Captivate CSS Design eLearning

Controlling Captivate – Disable Scrubber

TLC Media Design

Welcome to another installment of Controlling Captivate. In this post we’re going to show you how to disable the scrubber in Captivates default playbar. For those of you that want to restrict the learner from using the scrubber to advance to the end of project, we’re going to show you how. You’ll need Flash or. Captivate eLearning JavaScript Uncategorized

Learning Solutions: Why We Love Design (And You Should Too!)

TLC Media Design

We love design because, well, it’s everywhere! It’s in logos that companies use to brand themselves; it’s in websites we use every single day; it’s in TV commercials we watch repeatedly; it’s in restaurant menus and packaging of products that we look at every time we pick up a new product or visit a new. Design eLearning Uncategorized

It’s in the Details: eLearning Timesaving Tips

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Your objectives are approved and you’ve inserted them in your lesson. Awesome! You continue developing your content, building your interactions, and eventually … your course is finished! Testing begins and you’re feeling pretty good about things. Then you notice that your email box is filling up with comments from testers and a feeling of dread. The post It’s in the Details: eLearning Timesaving Tips appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC. Design eLearning Uncategorized design

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Best Practices for Launching an External LMS

When launching a new platform to deliver customer and partner training, there are a few key items to keep in mind. The best and simplest way to stay organized during this process is to follow the tried-and-true practices outlined in this eBook.

Controlling Captivate – Media Queries

TLC Media Design

Welcome to another installment of TLC Media Design’s Controlling Captivate series. Today we’ll show you how to use one of the best features of CSS3, the Media Query. In this simple demonstration we’ll show you how to hide the CC close button in a CP8 responsive project. Captivate does not always respond the way we. The post Controlling Captivate – Media Queries appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC. Captivate CSS eLearning HTML5 media querie media queries

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Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released

Learning Solutions Magazine

Guild eBook on Classroom to eLearning Part 2 Has Been Released. cori-miller. Fri, 08/23/2019 - 10:30

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Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D

Learning Solutions Magazine

Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in L&D. cori-miller. Fri, 08/16/2019 - 01:00

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How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI

HT2 Labs

Already using xAPI for more than just reporting? Then you may be wondering how it can be used to launch elearning content. The post How to Launch Elearning Content Using xAPI appeared first on HT2 Labs. Learning Locker xAPI

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State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

MWL Newsletter No 95

Jane Hart

Articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 9-15 Dec 2018 AI and the future of humans, L&D pain points, difference between training & coaching, Learning Experience systems, balancing autonomy and control, the role of Modern Learning Advisor, & more.

5 Discoveries About Self-Paced Learning

InSync Training

When we think of self-paced training content, eLearning modules often come to mind. Even with the development of “choose-your-own-adventure” content and the inclusion of bells-and-whistles, eLearning can fail to resonate with modern learners.

Gift Ideas for Instructional Designers and eLearning Developers: Books!

Experiencing eLearning

Are you doing holiday shopping for any instructional designers or eLearning developers? Maybe you received some gift cards and are looking for something for yourself. Here are some of the books I recommend for the learning and development professionals on your gift list.

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Is Your Cloud-based LMS the Ideal Platform to Train Employees?

Your Training Edge

When it comes to employee productivity, offering training programs, courses and learning opportunities becomes essential for organizations. The best way to provide this opportunity is through integrating a Learning Management System (LMS) within the organization.

A Guide to Marketing Customer Training

Most customers are not required to take training. As such, it’s crucial to create a marketing campaign that engages your training audience and demonstrates the value of your courses.

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile

LearnDash

How can mobile learning make blended classrooms more effective? It seems like, with every passing year, technology and daily life become increasingly wound together.

When Training Is NOT The Answer

Tim Slade

Whether you’re an instructional designer, an eLearning designer, or just an everyday learning professional, a crucial part of your job is understanding when training is not the answer.

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E-Learning Provocateur

Is it just me or is every year a “big year”…? Well 2018 marked a decade of blogging by yours truly, and that alone is something that I’m proud of.

MWL Newsletter No 94

Jane Hart

Posts and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 2-8 December 2018 [who’s responsible for reskilling future workers? guide employees to own their own learning. MWL 2019] . Modern Workplace Learning

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.