Lowe’s Introduces Track to the Trades Program

CLO Magazine

The Track to the Trades initiative is designed to present career alternatives to Lowe’s employees and ensure they get the support they need to pursue those careers. Apprenticeships are presented as a solution, but many do not have the basic skills to begin these programs.

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Presenting in a networked age

Clark Quinn

The Learning Circuit’s Big Question this month has to do with the increasing prevalence of internet access during presentations. The context is that during presentations it’s certainly possible that your audience is multi-tasking, and the question is; what are the implications? The audience can be doing things related to the presentation, like live-blogging it, tweeting it, or taking notes (I’ve been known to mindmap a keynote a time or two).

Between the Happy Sheets

Your Training Edge

Was there balance with the presentation? Was the use of multi-media effective in providing alternative knowledge retention paths for the students? Featured Posts Learning & Development feedback happy sheets learning path measuring stakeholders tracking

ISTE 2013 Presenter Profiles: Rob Zdrojewski

Visual Lounge

The TechSmith Academic Solutions team will be heading down to San Antonio this year for the Annual Conference and Exposition, and we’re eager to hang out with all of our presenter pals at our booth. Presenter Profile Number 2: Rob Zdrojewski. Watch this presentation.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

presentations are behind us. How it’s Viewed7 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Pages Interactive8 The Sky’s the Limit with the Cloud9 Translate Your Learning into Hundreds of Languages10 Track and Analyze Exactly how. are switching between devices, alternating between.

The Importance of Storytelling in Elearning

Origin Learning

One way is to define it like this: A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of e-learning education courses or training programs.

Are You Riding the Waves or the Ripples? Tracking Learning Trends

Vignettes Learning

The alternative approach: “Thought and Action are One” (learn and apply, learning by doing) gained popularity. Without presenting an alternative way of writing content, SMEs will cling to these traditonal methods.

Google Slides: The ULTIMATE guide


As presentation enthusiasts (to say the least), we at BrightCarbon have had plenty of opportunity to get to know the ins and outs of Google’s browser-based presentation tool. Whether you’re an experienced presentation creator or a total beginner, this is the ultimate guide for you!

100 things to watch in 2011

Jane Hart

JWT: 100 Things to Watch in 2011 View more presentations from JWTIntelligence.

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How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

In Harry Potter movies, Severus Snape’s classroom has a perfect mix of very traditional teacher-pupil relationship, coupled with experiential learning, where Snape is in complete control of the student’s behaviour, presenting an opportunity for the young wizards to mix ingredients and create potions.

4 Must-haves for a m-Learning Tool

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Templates Ready-to-use templates for all supported devices go a long way in ensuring professional presentation while saving time. Media support With an explosion of device types and browsers, it is important to keep track of media supported by each combination. Even better the tool could intelligently select an alternative media from multiple media provided. These days designing and delivering end-to-end e-learning on mobile devices is on everyone's mind.

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Align Employee and Corporate Goals in 2019

Absorb LMS

Left unaddressed, these present both financial and regulatory risks that could easily cripple your business. In-person training is one approach, though it can prove expensive, hard to track and lack the consistency you may be seeking.

How to Convert your eLearning PowerPoint to Video


Open your PowerPoint presentation. Alternatively, if you don’t want audio, just skip this step. Click this and you’ll be shown export options including ‘Presentation Quality’ and ‘Seconds spent on each slide’. An invaluable feature that your LMS should have is video tracking.

Off the rails?

Learning with e's

I'm not one to shy away from any challenge, so I hereby present a post that incorporates all three. But we comply with them, because there is no alternative. Now and then I deviate into some alternative practices, which have been documented on this blog and elsewhere.

Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner


A little off the beaten track, here are some innovative ways of building experience in e-learning –focused on instruction but aiming to make learning as enjoyable and intriguing as possible. Alternatively, an open text field may also be provided, where the learners can write their responses.

8 Myths about Online Education


When online learning was first proposed as a viable alternative to in-class learning, many people were skeptical. Accordingly, online courses have improved at a rapid rate, and are now fitting alternatives to classroom courses. From browser blocking functions during test sessions to keystroke tracking, many online courses have better cheat-proof functions than traditional classrooms. Some online education myths won’t disappear. Here’s what you need to know.

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

With a wider variety of ways we could deliver learning experiences, combined with the desire to support and track performance, things had to change. The first challenge that a mobile device presents is the smaller screen. That could lead to some SCORM tracking issues.

Articulate Rise, A Responsive Authoring Tool


Alternatively, you can start from scratch and use ‘blocks’ that allow you to build courses by selecting module types. Presentation. The course presentation is clean and stylish, and most importantly, can be displayed on any device. These course formats track learner progression in various ways. You can track using course completion, quiz result, or a Storyline block. Business tools used to require you to download and run an application on your machine.

How to choose the right type of LMS for your organization


Providers will go the extra mile to present numerous features and make their product sound like the obvious choice. The cloud-based alternative.

Can Captivate 9 Save Adobe?


During those years there weren’t many other alternatives. What makes me nervous is that they advertise importing PowerPoint presentations. I sincerely hope that Adobe’s efforts on this latest release will put them back on track as a major industry player.

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Dealing with the Challenges of Guided Informal Learning


Some companies have taken a Guided Informal Learning approach, which helps them focus employee’s on-the-job training, encourage collaboration and track everyone’s progress. But co-opting job experience into a learning program presents a few unusual challenges.

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4 Instructional Design Mistakes You Should Never Make


When there’s a certain structure to your content and its presentation, it helps learners find their place in the lesson and prepare for what’s next. 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?

Why Businesses Should Veto Traditional Training


If you’re still conducting in-person training, there’s a good chance your employees are not digesting the information being presented to them. What type of training model does your business use?

Top 5 e-learning trends for 2019


Both the deployment process and the results are a lot more facile to track so this type of brief and to the point learning is here to stay – and grow in this busy digitized world we live in.

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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.

8 Advantages of Using a Cloud-based Platform for Sales Training


When it comes to delivering training solutions, leveraging a cloud-based platform for training content delivery is an effective alternative to certain eLearning modules which have to be copied or downloaded. Track Real-time Performance Metrics: Tracking the performance metrics of each member of your sales team can be a time-consuming task. Sales professionals are increasingly using mobile-based devices to show product presentations and demo videos to the prospective clients.

Healthcare Compliance Training in the Cloud


Therefore, utilizing a Learning Management System (LMS) to train and track success is very important when implementing a strategy for becoming and remaining compliant. As for the training designers themselves, while the content is somewhat stringent, the presentation does not have to be.

What is a Learning Burst?

Allison Rossett

In the next few years, approximately 4,000 emerging leaders were going to begin their development track to place them into business management positions. In the final sessions, each team presents its 5-year simulation results in a Board of Directors’ type of presentation.

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Breathing life into Employee Development Trainings – An e-learning perspective


The ALT (Alternate Text) images were incorporated. In addition, the videos present in the course were supported by onscreen transcript to aid the learners to read the video transcript.

Magic EdTech Support for Universal Design for Learning

Magic EdTech

Software that provides guidance if an inappropriate selection is made helps learners get back on track faster. They also present information in ways that adapt to the learner, instead of the other way around. They give students alternate ways of showing what they have learned.

Royalty Free Music for eLearning


You can insert midi files (very small size) into PowerPoint presentations for great music effects. All tracks have full music clearance ready for instant buy out. Find a track you like and use it forever at no extra cost.

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Making Videos – Collaboratively!

Visual Lounge

Share docs/presentation in Google Hangout (GHO). ?You Both you and your partner will share your docs/presentations. Right-click on track. Drag both down one track so there aren’t any empty tracks below them. Right-click on next empty track above and paste.

Employee Engagement Solutions for Small Businesses

ePath Learning

An LMS provides small businesses with a central location to manage, distribute, and track learning and development opportunities with little effort.

Apps and Digital Tools to Improve College Life


Romaniuk presents in detail 25 of the most useful apps and tools that students can use to facilitate their life at college, without ranking them in any particular order. It allows students to dictate their papers or make notes for their presentations.

The 10 Must-Have LMS Software Features


there are fewer better alternatives to properly-designed assessments when it comes to gauging progress. With integrated asynchronous learning, LMSs take away the requirement for the learners to be physically present for the training session or to be able to talk directly with the trainer.