Adobe Captivate: Set a Master Movie

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you've never used Captivate's Overlay feature, check out the TOC overlay article I wrote earlier this year. Create an overlay TOC in at least one of the lessons you plan to add to the aggregated course. Publish all of the Captivate lessons as SWFs. From the top left of the Aggregator application window, select Set as Master Movie. by Kevin Siegel. Last week I showed you how to remove the TOC from an Aggregated Captivate course.

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Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This movie should be required viewing for anyone in the learning industry – it demonstrates all the ingredients for effective learning. In her article* 10 Brainpowered Wonders in the King’s Speech , Dr. Ellen Weber nicely summarizes a few of the lessons this movie teaches us about learning.

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Using Lessons from Video Games in E-Learning

Learning Developments

There are lessons that can be learned on how to use games in learning. I wrote a blog article last year about what the 80's movie WarGames teaches us about learning games. Some of these lessons are: Games can be used to simulate real work situations. Recently I wrote a blog article called Learning Lessons from Black Ops. You don't need 3-D graphics to implement the most important lessons! I'm a child of the 80's.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

All these articles talk about the importance of usability testing, learnability testing for e-learning courses. 20 video sites - Moodle Journal , July 19, 2010 One media that I am increasing making use of these days is movies. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010.

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Using video as an alternative to create learning content


In this article we'll look at ways to use video to deliver meaningful digital learning content. If you're interested in learning how to create your own screencasts, check out this article for some great tips. Articles Course Content Course Design Video video content video learning

How to stay off the front page: Create a culture of learning


These are the crash and burn stories made into movies. These lessons can be delivered as continuous bite-sized learning opportunities that reinforce the importance of individual and team contributions to strategic goals. Articles Enterprise Learning Learning

Developing an Online Training Course


Paper handouts that provide additional illustrative examples of lessons, or practice problems in which pupils must apply the material from the textbook and lectures. The technology that’s now easily available transforms every one of those steps, giving educators and trainers far more power and flexibility to get their lessons across. Articles Course Development design instructional design online learning Online Training training

eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby    How can you use your voiceover script to keep the learner's attention within an eLearning lesson?   The learners we address with our eLearning projects are bombarded with information, often in the form of movies, videos, and television. Scenes change in modern movies approximately every minute and a half. But in a movie, even during that short time, something is continually moving on the screen.

The Power of Surprise in Story-Based Design

Vignettes Learning

In the movie Sixth Sense, the audience was blindsided when Bruce Willis - who everyone thought was a regular character – was later revealed to be a dead person. We attempt to bring the unexpected into our learning scenarios to make lessons more authentic.

Comic Books and eLearning: Examples and Resources

Convergence Training

Comic books, the movies that they spawned, and graphic novels are a massive part of the American cultural scene these days. At the cinema, it’s sometimes difficult to see a movie that’s not based on a comic book character.

Learning While Online, Instead of Wasting Time

Training Industry

How much time do you spend each week reading blog posts, scanning articles, and rushing through e-books to get the highlights? If you read an article about how people behave in another country, see yourself traveling there and trying out their customs for yourself. The movies you create in your brain will be easier to recall than words on a page. Think of a time in your life where a lesson you learned, or should have learned, relates to the points you want to remember.

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7 e-Learning Trends You Should Follow in 2018

Your Training Edge

Virtual reality and augmented reality: Virtual and augmented reality are traditionally used for sophisticated gaming and movie-watching experiences. There was a time when e-learning was limited to the education sector only, that too in its basic form.

What are your 3 career criteria?

CLO Magazine

So, what gives with the Greek mythology lesson combined with a historical walk down memory lane and a review of one of the more memorable action film characters of the twentieth century?

Why Engaging eLearning and a Fancy LMS is Not Enough

eLearning Architect

This article will explore some important concepts that will help you understand the relationship between these technologies. Quite often I will watch three or four episodes of a box set, which is the same duration of TV as watching a movie.

A Simple Guide to Creating Your First eLearning Storyboard

SHIFT eLearning

The term "storyboard" comes from movie production, where creators sketch out a film in a series of still images. Start reading these helpful articles: Storytelling Basics for eLearning by Jane Bozarth.

Take the Humdrum Out of Homework

CLO Magazine

If we imagine homework as a reading assignment or a lesson, our learners generally will not respond well. If I am one of those participants, I will probably skim the articles on the plane ride to the leadership retreat.

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4 Key Benefits of Custom eLearning Solutions

Obsidian Learning

Each lesson was gamified and designed as a highly interactive experience. I saw it once in a movie and spent hours searching the internet for such a simple, yet to me, a very cool and unexpected fashion note. I just finished ironing my shirt.

Will Gamification Work for Everyone?

Adobe Captivate

Much has been written on the impact of competitive and cooperative goals on outcomes, and I’ve included some of the foundational articles I’ve read below. For example, Gamification could be used as a course or module ice breaker, instead of being used to track all lessons.

The Power of Surprise in Story-based design

Vignettes Learning

In the movie Sixth Sense, the audience was blindsided when Bruce Willis – whom everyone thought was a regular character – was actually a dead person. Since eLearning follows the dynamic or hypertext method instead of the linear one, the lessons are unexpected with open-ended outcomes.

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How to Learn a Language

Ed App

You could write and record songs, write and enact a movie script, or whatever else you can come up with! For your next Friday night movie, opt for a movie in a foreign language!

Flipping Corporate Learning

Jay Cross

Instructors, freed of the need to mouth the words of lessons, focus on helping learners understand things and coaching individuals. What if instead, educators spent class time doing and homework time for the watching of lessons/lectures. Flipping learning is big in education.

Year in Review: The Worst Employee Training Mistakes of 2011


From worst CEO mistakes to worst movies , at this time of year the Internet is peppered not only with happy memories but also with recollections of incredible, head-slapping stupidity.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014


The narrowed search options include "Articles, including patents" and "Case law". Have popular articles read to you by trained voice actors. Flipboard - Beautiful tile layout makes browsing articles a visually-stunning experience.

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Background Music in eLearning & Copyright

Adobe Captivate

So there you have it… it’s okay to use copyrighted music in your lessons; it’s not okay to use copyrighted music in your lessons. Note: The following article was originally published at , a leading Royalty Free Music Library.

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3 Methods of Reflective Practice in an eLearning Environment


In this article, we’ll share with you 3 common reflective practice strategies you can easily introduce between the chapters of your eLearning courses to provoke performance and engagement improvements. We often experience deeper and richer feelings about the writer in such movies.

Background Music in eLearning & Copyright

Adobe Captivate

So there you have it… it’s okay to use copyrighted music in your lessons; it’s not okay to use copyrighted music in your lessons. Note: The following article was originally published at , a leading Royalty Free Music Library.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


With Magisto , you can transform your ordinary videos to amazing and memorable movies that you want to watch again and again using an easy and automated tool. Once you create your movie, you can share it with others online. It is important to note that the free version of this tool allows up to 1 minute and 30 seconds of movie creation. Finally, you have the ability to enfuse your video lessons to websites and icons accompanied with links.

Got Video Scripts or Storyboards?

TechSmith Camtasia

Write a blog article, marketing email, tweet, Facebook post, etc. Scripts aren’t just for movies, and storyboards aren’t just for animations. Allie Proof is a Content Strategist in Knowledge Management at Boeing, with a passion for teaching.

What Airline Safety Videos Can Teach eLearning


Additionally, according to this article by Faculty Focus, humor improves a sense of cohesion in the classroom, and while elearning courses don’t take place in a traditional classroom, a sense of cohesion can be created between the student and the online course or instructor. Relevance: Most corporate training lessons and all airline safety videos are mandatory.

Instructional Video Styles: Choose Your Own


Choosing your instructional video style is essential, as this will inform your lesson plan, dialogue and editing of your video. In this article, we are using those terms to characterize several lecture styles we met on YouTube.

9 Great Uses for Mobile Training at Work

Convergence Training

But on the other hand, you don’t want to just rush into it, believing that this new technology is the silver bullet that will make training magical in the same way that people made the same claims about radio, TV, movies, filmstrips, video tapes, DVDs, the Internet, and more. So in this article, we’re going to list out for you some productive ways to use mobile training at work.

New thoughts on getting started in e-learning

Clive on Learning

It's a much more realistic starting point than a major effort to develop a library of stand-alone, interactive lessons As you can see, I'm really having to rough it at the ITU Regional Human Capacity Development Forum for Africa here in Kampala.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. Tool vendors that allow for social collaboration to be built into eLearning lessons, thereby giving learners the ability to converse with each other, build teams, and collaborate on projects, help to establish a lifelong pattern of continuous learning. We are no longer satisfied with being able to see a movie just in a theater. ABOUT JOE GANCI (President, eLearningJoe, LLC).

Your Association Members & Customers Have an Ear for Podcasts

WBT Systems

15 percent listen to podcasts weekly, whereas only 3 percent of Americans go to the movies weekly. When you listen to a podcast every week, it inevitably becomes a real presence in your mind, in the way that reading a writer’s articles does not,” said Slate Plus editorial director Gabriel Roth. Podcast episodes can serve as weekly lectures, supplementary content, lesson reviews, and role-playing scenarios. Publicists are telling their clients, “Get a podcast.”

Writing Learning Objectives—Part 1

The eLearning Coach

Organize the content into chunks, topics, lessons, units, modules, etc. In the next article of this series, I’ll discuss ways to make sure your learning objectives are measurable. Why, this is becoming a three-part sequel, just like a bad movie. There are really TWO categories of learning objectives based on their purpose. One type of learning objective is for internal use—the design team, client and subject matter expert. The other type is for the audience members.