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It’s Time to Plan your Corporate Holiday Event Now!

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Here are 5 Reasons Why: I was watching TV the other day and saw a clip on the national news about Christmas in July. Did you know it’s a thing? Me either! Maybe you can’t wait for the holidays, colder weather, and stuffing those stockings. Or maybe you dread the season…the gift buying, the in-laws.

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6 Discussion Points for Clients and Virtual Assistants During an Interview

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Before I began writing this I, of course, had to create the title. I decided to leave it as is, but my first thought was why are we calling this an interview? Shouldn’t it be considered a business meeting or discovery call? VA’s are contractors and/or self-employed business owners.

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Are Your Meetings Productive?

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How many people do you know that are constantly tied up in meetings? How many times have you heard (or said) “I’m stuck in a meeting.” “I I have meetings all day.” Sorry, gotta run. I have another meeting.” I would bet money that you hear it every single day or live it yourself. It struck. eLearnin

8 Easy Ideas for Your (not Boring) Virtual Holiday Event

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2020 has been a whirlwind for many of us, all over the world. And now, it’s the holiday season and you are faced with determining the best way to get your team together, promote moral, and recognizing the people who grow your business and keep things running smoothly.

WW2 to COVID-19: How Remote Tools Help Reinforce Development Post-Program eLearning

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development

In a world where virtual learning is here to stay, answering the question of “What now?” requires us to thoughtfully evaluate how we got here and how we can leverage the knowledge gained during the pandemic to address one of trainings greatest historical challenges – how we reinforce learning to move from knowledge to behavior change. Join Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development, LLC, for this illuminating discussion on how to keep the gears turning

Networking

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How to Become a Networking Rockstar (And How your VA can Help) It’s a no-brainer that networking can help you grow your business. But networking can be time-consuming and a little stressful, not to mention nerve-wracking. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

You Can (and Should) Include Gamification in Your Courses

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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.

Are You Enchanting Your Learners?

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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? How many people are truly connected to. The post Are You Enchanting Your Learners? appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC. eLearning

Microlearning for Knowledge Retention

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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. Microlearning focuses on something specific as opposed to a. The post Microlearning for Knowledge Retention appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC. Design eLearning Microlearning

Controlling Captivate – Change Cursor

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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

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Hottest Trends in Learning for 2018

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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? These are three common types of learning solutions that first come to mind when I think of the different methods of eLearning I’ve participated in. The post Hottest Trends in Learning for 2018 appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC. eLearning

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3 Ways to Use Custom Color Palettes in Captivate That YOU Have to Check Out

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If you’re like me, you’ve often found yourself creating a highlight box, a callout, a drop shadow, etc. in your Captivate file and you’ve forgotten the RGB or Hex code of the color you want to use. It’s frustrating to stop what you’re doing, look for that piece of paper, design document, etc. to locate. The post 3 Ways to Use Custom Color Palettes in Captivate That YOU Have to Check Out appeared first on TLC Media Design, LLC. Captivate Design Development Tools eLearning Uncategorized

Captivate, Prezi, and SlideShare…Oh My!

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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.), a lot of us are also struggling to learn how to develop the eLearning courses, videos, presentations, and. eLearning Software Reviews Uncategorized

Controlling Captivate – Pause IT!

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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

Increase Revenue with Faster Sales Onboarding

Quotas need to be hit. Revenue goals need to be met. This reality makes shortening sales onboarding time a top priority. This exclusive eBook, Increase Revenue with Faster Sales Onboarding, provides details on how to: • Achieve your sales organization's goals • Increase revenue • Avoid turnover • Give reps a path to success Download the eBook today!

Controlling Captivate – Countdown Timer

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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

Controlling Captivate – Bookmarking

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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

Why You Should Include Video in your Learning Curriculum

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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 – Media Queries

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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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The Blueprint for Better Sales Onboarding

Onboarding – every company does it, but a shockingly few do it really well. So the question is – how do you break the cycle and onboard salespeople in a way that actually works? This exclusive eBook provides 6 steps to better sales onboarding. Download the eBook today!

Controlling Captivate – ShowHide

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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

Controlling Captivate – Upgrading to Captivate 9

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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

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

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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. Audio can be an integral part of the work you do for various types of projects including podcasts, presentations, videos, and eLearning|blended learning. Audition Development Tools eLearning Software Reviews

Why eLearning ROCKS!

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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. While listing the benefits of eLearning would take hours, let’s highlight a few reasons why technology-based education is the. Design eLearning Uncategorized design

Buyer's Guide: Best-of-Breed Sales Enablement

The results are in—companies who have sales enablement consistently report higher win rates than companies who don’t. This guide will help you understand: • The subcategories of sales enablement. • The best-of-breed and single-vendor approaches. • How to set up your best-of-breed sales enablement ecosystem Download the guide today!

Controlling Captivate – Disable Scrubber

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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!)

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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

Capturing a Keypress in Captivate

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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? Let’s get started. Tip 1: Controlling Keypress Entries Have you ever needed to capture a keypress. Captivate eLearning JavaScript Widget

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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9 Tips to Increase Sales Enablement Productivity

This eBook shares 9 best practices to make life easier for sales enablement professionals, regardless of whether you are a solo practitioner or a team of ten, with actionable tips for: • Leveraging subject matter experts • Creating enablement champions • Scaling your efforts with technology

5 Things You Should Do Before Creating Your Next Captivate Project

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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? Or maybe you’ve had to change your recording settings for each video demo or simulation you. Captivate Development Tools eLearning Uncategorized design

Controlling Captivate – Media Queries

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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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Prepping for the New Year

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4 Things Small Businesses Should Review Now! Hello 2020! Time for us all to join the gym, go on a diet, and make all kinds of wonderful promises to ourselves that most of us will never keep. However, in business and life there are a few tasks we should perform every year or every few.

Corporate Gift Buying Made Easy

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It’s that time of year. Everyone is shopping for their family, friends and co-workers, boss or client/vendor. As if you didn’t have enough on your plate, every time you turn around there is another gift to buy. Don’t be a Grinch about it….

Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

Stay compliant with Paycor’s COVID-19 Action Plan FAQs and templates toolkit.

What Learners Want – Learning Preferences Infographic

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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. Design eLearning Uncategorized

L&D Trends, Time Estimates: ID and eLearning Links 3/2/2021

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As I read online, I bookmark resources I find interesting and useful. I share these links periodically here on my blog. In this post, I share links on L&D trends, training development time, spaced repetition, RSS feeds, and an overview of instructional design. L&D trends.

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Custom eLearning Solutions for a Post Covid19 Workforce

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The world of L&D was turned upside-down last year, with deep impact in every industry. The tried and trusted training delivery methods that were popular were no longer reliable. The rate of digital transformation accelerated.

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Custom eLearning Solutions for 2021: Mobile Enabled Learning

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The recent pandemic has changed the business world and how we work forever. At the start, many leaders felt that business would return to the way it once was in months. However, as the situation persisted, companies began to adapt, and a new normal emerged.

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Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.