How to Choose the Best Images for Your e-Learning


We’ve all seen e-Learning that features endless stock photos of people in business environments, sitting at desks but not actually doing anything related to the job your learners are training for. For free stock photo resources and more, read this Friday Finds blog. Stop filling space!

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This Is What I Believe About Learning in Organizations

The Performance Improvement Blog

Unfortunately, companies continue to spend most of their employee development budget and most of their time and effort on training programs and systems tracking training activities. Photo by Brxxto on Unsplash. Work is No Longer Work . The nature of work is changing.

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What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Alternatively, add the app “ Haystack ” to your phone. Google Photos! This year I’ll use the Learning Rebels Facebook account to organize the photos and share. Plus, you can organize the photos into albums for sharing. Expensify to track expenses.

Stunning Presentation Design Using PowerPoint Morph


Likewise, hidden away underneath the architectural photo on slide 2 is the building sketch, which moves down, out of its ‘shadow’ on the third slide, producing both a reveal and movement effect during the morph transition. Welcome to the playground of my imagination!

ID and eLearning Links (3/5/19)

Experiencing eLearning

Want to track how many people use the curated resources or do other actions in Storyline. Moose – Photo Creator Create photos by layering backgrounds, models, and objects. As I read various sources online, I bookmark what I find useful.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

(photo by Kitty Terwolbeck ) There are lots of online tools that you can use for free or for very little money. The bad news is that for every tool also is another alternative. Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious. You can also export a padlet wall as pdf or photo (.jpg). One alternative is

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Royalty Free Music for eLearning


All tracks have full music clearance ready for instant buy out. Find a track you like and use it forever at no extra cost. The iStockphoto offers stock music in the same way that hey offer stock photos!

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Answers to Challenge ‘Sequence in advanced action’

Adobe Captivate

Why is using a shared action not considered to be an alternative. Remember: the user variable v_click is tracking the number of clicks, there are 4 images to show in sequence and a loop has to be created. Shared action not an alternative. One week ago I posted this challenge.

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Branching Scenario in Storyline

Experiencing eLearning

Keeping Track of Alternate Paths. What was left was filling in the branches for the alternate paths. As you can see in the image below, my method of keeping track of what I’ve built so far isn’t very high tech.

Gamification of Learning and Training

Kapp Notes

Sun Microsystems has conjured up two, Dawn of the Shadow Specters and Rise of the Shadow Specters, which take place in an alternate universe called Solaris, colonized by a race of people who happen to reflect the company’s values. A leaderboard keeps track of the best scores.

Leaders: Take Comfort in What You Don’t Know (Yet)

CLO Magazine

Winfrey and Godin shared stories from their own lives as leaders and advised the 13,500 attendees to begin thinking alternatively about leadership roles. Photos courtesy of Association for Talent Development. What does it mean to be a good leader?

Top 5 Training Delivery Techniques for Modern-Day Learners


YouTube has 300 hours of video uploaded every minute, whereas 95 million photos and videos are shared on Instagram each day. In simulation training , employees are encouraged to experiment and take risks by trying out alternative courses of action.

The 15+7 Best Webinar Platforms: Comparison Guide for 2020


This has proven to be especially true as we saw COVID-19 forcing things to change, encouraging businesses to consider alternative ways of exchanging information. 7 Alternative Ways to Host a Webinar. The budget-friendly alternative. It allows ad tracking.

Learning Styles in Training Development: Truth or Myth?


The perceptual category is based on the five senses and includes the following learning modalities: Visual (viewing photos, film, etc.).

Testing times

Learning with e's

I wrote some time ago about some of the alternative ways we can track pupil progress without testing. Photo by Wecometolearn on Flickr Testing times by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging


3: Create a video effect with still-photos. As she explains, “using static images is a great alternative for these customers…they still get the ‘look’ of video, with the ability to easily make updates, and at a lower cost and quicker turnaround time.”.

4 Instructional Design Mistakes You Should Never Make


Online courses often suffer from a lack of imagery, and to compensate, many instructors begin adding stock photos simply to have something on the page. Instead of tracking their progress through the lesson, learners begin to zone out. Within your lessons, you could include a short quiz at the halfway point, and alternate the conclusion between a video and a class-based assignment. Looking for ways to improve your course?

8 Small Changes That’ll Make a Big Difference To Your eLearning Videos


A night to remember when you had fun and all those photos you took. We aren’t suggesting that you compose a new track for each course–after all, this is a post on how to make your eLearning videos better. But, again, pick a track with your objectives in mind.

Digital assignments: How shall we grade them?

Learning with e's

Many of the modules I teach at my university deal with alternative methods of learning and teaching, and focus a great deal on new and emerging technologies. Over the next few academic years I predict that submitting assignments in alternative digital formats will become the norm.

The Best of Disaster Management: 4 Lessons from Kilauea


Since the floor beneath the lava lake at the summit of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano collapsed on April 30 , we’ve been immersed in headlines, photos and videos of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Earthquakes. Carbon dioxide. Sulfur dioxide.

Transferring from Ning to

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

We’ve experimented with features, swapped ideas, kept track of one another, and so forth. They don’t know how to set up alternatives. 59 of 67 photos transferred. The Internet Time Community has been hosted on Ning for a little over three years.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


More specifically, it allows you to share photos and videos that are accompanied with cool special movement effects and music accompaniment. Animoto’s photo presentation tool is synced with the rhythm of the music you have chosen while at the same time it informs you about the steps of the video editing process all the way to its completion. Also, this tool has a private gallery where you can save all your photos and images. Steve Jobs once said, ‘Technology is nothing.

Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

Alternatively, each person can contribute to an ongoing thread as it fits their schedule. You can add files, photos, videos, and of course threaded discussions. Any content you post on Facebook, including images and photos, become the property of Facebook.

Guide to online training Best practice integrity measures


Valid Photo Identification. An alternate approach that regulators could consider would be to provide elements such as videos or interactive content that must be included as part of a course. In order to achieve integrity, a Learning Management System (LMS) must be used by training providers that has the sophistication to be able to collect data for integrity and track student activity and progress through the learning material and assessments.

eLearning Course Design: 10+1 Steps To Success


Visuals , like graphs, diagrams, charts, and photos, assist with explaining content, whereas videos allow for auditory learning. An equally effective alternative is to ask learners to carry out a task that demonstrates their understanding of the material.

Offline Publishing and Viewing Options with Articulate Storyline®


A LMS is typically a remotely-hosted system that requires an Internet connection to launch and track the content. Player customizations, such as background color, color schemes, or alternative fonts will be reverted to default.

8 Responsive Design Techniques to Optimize Mobile Learning

Obsidian Learning

Alternating between a colored block background for a section break and a white background can result in a redundant and uninspired aesthetic. Contrast is great for catching attention and getting the learner back on track. It’s time to build a web tool for your online training.

A quiet invasion

Learning with e's

Alternatively they can celebrate that learners are adept enough at using their personal technologies to make learning easier and more productive for themselves. Photo by Lori Cullen A quiet invasion by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

#40years of educational technology: Social media

Learning with e's

Previous posts in this series tracked the development of educational technology over 40 years. I then began also to experiment with wikis as alternatives to Learning Management Systems in teacher education around 2006-2008.

Your Audience Wants to See Video Marketing from Your Company

3Play Media

Alternatively, people with motor and sensory disabilities know whether content is accessible or not. 43% say branded videos, 36% say branded photo content, 18% say branded written content, and 3% say branded audio content. You can always provide alternatives for video accessibility.

10 Songs to Get You Ready for Nashville and the LUC 2015


Alternative duo The Black Keys relocated from their hometown of Akron, Ohio, to Nashville in 2010, and the band recorded its 2011 album, El Camino , there. Now she lives in Nashville and works on tracks for her band The Kills and does vocals for The Dead Weather.

Developing Online Instructional Modules for ERP Training

CommLab India

There are both illustrated characters and photos of people in different poses, expressions, and costumes. An LMS, a software application, can be used to document, deliver, track, and report self-paced online learning courses.

More Than 100 PowerPoint Tutorials & a Free Template

Rapid eLearning

Hide and reveal background fill and an alternative example using T agxedo. Easily extend a photo’s background. Easy photo corners to hold images. Create a torn image effect and an alternative approach. Combine animations in PowerPoint with an alternative version.

eLearning at scale: 8 LMS features for large enterprises


Bee photo hanging on clothesline on wood background. This means that it’s imperative that any potential online training platform has the ability to track any certificates awarded and handle their eventual expiration and periodic re-training needs. Big businesses have big demands.

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 2


In smaller organizations, where fewer people are responsible for all aspects of the training program, including budgeting, Excel can help you track down training-related expenses, course effectiveness (e.g.