5 training articles we’re falling hard for this autumn season


The smell of pumpkin spiced lattes (#PSLs) are filling up the office conference rooms faster than the leaf toss photos hitting your Instagram feed. This article from Patti Shank, workplace e-learning expert, explores why valuable training outcomes may take more time than simple content.

Stock Photo Image and Other Media Sources

Tony Karrer

EveryStockPhoto is a search engine for creative commons photos, located in Vancouver, BC. This is a single integrated search, allowing users to bookmark their photos with private and public tags, and increasingly we will be offering advanced searching options , rating systems and other tools. You can search for photos, see which photos are the most popular, and which ones have the highest ratings or the most downloads. Lesson plans also included.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

Why Story Lessons Are the Most Engaging Learning for Millennials - Tip #174

Vignettes Learning

You’ve probably shared a cool pic or an interesting article recently. posts and image captions) Photos and albums Videos (livestream, GIFs, etc.) As a child, you probably had a grandmother who told you stories. How did she captivate you with her tales?

There’s a Lesson Learned in a Fire Chief’s Incendiary Posts

CLO Magazine

Additionally, Buker “liked” a photo, posted by a co-worker, of an elderly woman with her middle finger raised, captioned: “THIS PAGE, YEAH THE ONE YOU’RE LOOKING AT IT’S MINE[.] This article originally appeared on Workforce. When I’m not lawyering, I’m speaking in public.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field.Did you have a favorite L&D post from 2017? Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets


I’m not new to Flash or HTML, but Dave’s article along with supporting Screenr screencasts inspired me to give it a try. Leave a Reply Feed Recent Why I entered the 2010 Articulate Guru Awards Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player What Tools Should We Learn?

Customer training your clients will love


If you've ever been to the Apple store, you know that it's kind of an experience: you can buy products there; you can get your devices fixed there; and there are scheduled Today at Apple programs — like a music lab, a photo walk, or kids' programs. . And that's where this article comes in.

Three Reasons Why Education Is VR’s Future


Take a look at the video above and you’ll see how we’ve integrated early sketches and photos within the 360-degree views of the building’s exterior and interior to create a field trip-style look at one of Illinois’ Seven Wonders. Learning from experience.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer


To create a push for learning, this assignment can be infused with the spirit of competition – the best article gets published. Scholarly articles can be built together on the wiki, where the Trainer can guide the learners from time to time. Photo-sharing.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

In terms of promoting learning, employees could use blogs to write first-hand accounts of case studies, lessons learned, project debriefings, travel tips and cultural customs. A small photo or drawing of the participant is then displayed around the media. RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0

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

Artificial Intelligence And How It’s Changing E-Learning

Your Training Edge

From social media to speech recognition, warfare to writing articles, coding to customer service – machine learning and artificial intelligence have become part and parcel of our urban lives. are joining hands to use machine learning to automate the process and serve up the next best lesson.

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eLearning: Putting it Into Context

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In his session Using Photographic Techniques in Your eLearning Courses , Trond Kristiansen touched on some interesting uses of photos (to create stop-motion video, time-lapse photos and 360 degree tours of places and objects) which really got me thinking about all the practical uses of these techniques, if put in the right context. The lesson then needs to be presented in a manner that will help the learner retrieve the information at a later date. by AJ George.

eLearning & mLearning: Everything You Need to Know About Graphics, Part IV

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In a previous article I referenced studies that state more realistic images are distracting to learners. The image at the right would also be a good way to downplay less than up-to-date technology in a stock photo, keeping the eLearning lesson feeling more fresh. by AJ George.

What can you learn from a chatbot?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

If I type 'discrimination' I get 3 articles (see image) The brain bot op Twitter. Instead of conversation lessons, chatting for an hour with your chatbot. It will ask you to upload your photo and get your feedback based on your photo.

Helpful Tools, Ideas and Templates for the Busy eLearning Designer

SHIFT eLearning

When you find a useful article but don''t have time to read it right away, you can save it to Pocket instead. Get better stock photos with Death To The Stock Photo and PlaceIt. Finding good stock photos for eLearning design can be a pain, but these sites make it easier.

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The Driving Test: the canary in the mine for formal training?

Performance Learning Productivity

I read an article in the 19-20 March 2016 edition of China Daily while in that country. The China Daily article reported (on the basis of data obtained from the Ministry for Public Scrutiny) that China now has more than 300 million drivers, the highest in the world.

So long, #TalkTech. Hello, #BLPLearn.

Bottom-Line Performance

Regular readers of the Lessons on Learning blog have become familiar with our #TalkTech chat over the last 2 years. It was our way of coming together once a week, curating the best learning technology articles from around the web, and holding a thirty minute discussion on Twitter.

3 Big Takeaways from Last Year’s Learning Development Projects

The Learning Dispatch

We recently did a retrospective of our 2018 projects, which got me thinking about the lessons that I’d like to carry into 2019 (and beyond). You have to dig in the article a bit, but John Colapinto at the New Yorker provides some insight. Header photo by Helloquence on Unsplash.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | December 21, 2018

Mike Taylor

In his most recent article, talks about how the knowledge economy and the need for teamwork have increased the need for effective collaboration and psychological safety in learning organizations. Top 10 Behavioral Scientist Articles of 2018.

MIS en place

Learning with e's

Photo by Helloquence on unsplash This is the first post in a new series about School Management Information Systems. This article focuses on the latter. Have you ever wondered how information and communication technology (ICT) can be effectively deployed in schools?

SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?


Various e-learning platforms allow tutors to post lessons and courses in various formats; videos are one the bests. You know that lessons taught through explainer videos have better retention rate than the mere textual explanations. What are you really good at?

Online education puts new skills at your fingertips


“You can stop the lesson whenever you want, try out what the teacher has just explained for yourself, perhaps listen to a passage once again, if it’s not clear,” she said.

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The Ultimate Facebook Guide for eLearning Professionals: 16 Golden Tips to Follow


In this article, I’ll share a Facebook guide for eLearning professionals explaining why Facebook is such a powerful eLearning tool. These photos are better shared with only your real life friends. Facebook may be perceived as a distraction for online learning audiences.

Friday Finds | March 16, 2018

Mike Taylor

I’ve really been enjoying the Farnam Street newsletter by Shane Parrish ( @farnamstreet ) lately and this article is a great example why. A Training Design Lesson My Daughter’s Basketball Team. It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.

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The gradebook module


The gradebook module uses a formula to convert scores for activities to an aggregated lesson score at a range from 1 and 100 - and subsequently to a grade (e.g, As a professor now we have to activate the gradebook module for lessons.

Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

We've all spent hours in front of eLearning or PowerPoint presentations filled with dodgy clipart or stock photos. In this article we'll explore an alternative that won't blow your budget. One of the biggest challenges when creating a course is finding relevant, high quality graphics.

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eLearning Lies or Truths? How do you find authentic stories?

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis: The use of a powerful storyline is one of the elements that makes eLearning lessons effective. According to a Businessweek.com article written by Bernhard Warner, InformaCam is “an app that collects and analyzes the metadata stored in digital photos and video.

Teacher voice 1: Neil Jarrett

Learning with e's

He has written three books and several articles for magazines such as the Times Educational Supplement. Knowing how to pitch a lesson and thinking of exciting ways to teach it.

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Cues that You Need an Image Instead of Text

Integrated Learnings

As a text-oriented person myself -- someone who finishes reading an article's text and then goes back to view the tables and charts -- translating text into images does not come naturally for me. After drafting a lesson, I've developed the habit of scrolling back through it in search of opportunities to replace text with something more visually appealing (e.g., Basic icons, images of people, and photos of everyday objects can be easily found in any stock image library.

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12 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 26

Upside Learning

Listed here are some key points that make a good app great, what differentiates one photo app from another photo app, to become a top seller on a mobile app store. There I Was”: Lessons Learned Converting Instructor-based Pilot Training to Blended Learning.

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Two personal development resolutions for 2012

Good To Great

I’ve got a few other goals for the year – related to my Greek lessons, house-buying and the usual health and fitness things – but these two resolutions require daily or weekly commitment and lend themselves to online tracking of my progress. Firstly, I’m going to post a daily photo on Project 365. This resolution was inspired by Karyn Romeis , who joined Project 365 last year and whose photos I looked forward to every day.

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. Finally, you have the ability to enfuse your video lessons to websites and icons accompanied with links.

How to Build Compliance Training in 5 Easy Steps


Like I said in the Importance of Compliance Training article , when it comes to compliance training, we can produce learning that’s among the most important we will ever deliver. Photos, charts, diagrams, and other items that can be used directly or employed as creative idea generators.).