Learning from Our Mothers: 8 Lessons from the World's Greatest Trainers


But let us be the first to admit: many of life’s most important lessons, knowledge, and skills are learned off the job (and maybe even before we ever had one). She finds happiness in every small moment of life and is always ready to give poses in a family photo shoot.”. The post Learning from Our Mothers: 8 Lessons from the World's Greatest Trainers appeared first on SAP Litmos. Articles

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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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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. To help, we’re at it again with our monthly listicle — a curated list of our favorite insightful articles that training, as well as learning and development pros need to read, now. This article from Patti Shank, workplace e-learning expert, explores why valuable training outcomes may take more time than simple content.

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. In it, Microassist Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny briefly introduces a list of diverse, informative, and recently published articles related to learning and development. I wrote an article for TD Magazine that can help.

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. Article Categories. In a recent article in Learning Solutions , she maps the intersection of artificial intelligence, learning, and accessibility.

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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[.] It is our job as employers to educate our employees about living in this new online world, because it is clear that not all employees have yet learned this lesson. This article originally appeared on Workforce. When I’m not lawyering, I’m speaking in public.

My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player | LearnNuggets


Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , tutorial My first stab at a custom Articulate Community Player by Kevin on May 17th, 2010 Updated: May 21, 2010 – Lesson I: Making Your Own Custom Articulate Player Actually, I started out with hopes of developing my own Articulate Engage Interaction. I’m not new to Flash or HTML, but Dave’s article along with supporting Screenr screencasts inspired me to give it a try.

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. In both cases, there's a sense of immediate gratification because after a short lesson, the customer will be able to do something they couldn't before they took the module. .

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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. While 360-degree video doesn’t offer students a fully immersive experience, this video format still has the special power to transport and draw students deeper into a lesson. Learning from experience.

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.) These study results tell us that the lessons we share in training and development must not only align with company vision but also with the millennials’ personal values. As a child, you probably had a grandmother who told you stories. How did she captivate you with her tales? Now, think about your social media habits.

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. Trainers can also create videos themselves and share as a ‘lesson’ for the learners. Like photos and videos they can also be archived and utilized for multiple learner groups.

Bring Your Own Device For Learning (pt.2) #BYOD4L

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

Yes, I read books and articles and blog posts on my phone, so I am learning from those sources. My eldest is sat at the table on the laptop in live lessons and between 6-8hrs of classwork per day. Photo by Kyle Glenn on Unsplash. Seven years ago (!)

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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. To listen to comments, click the photos or the Play button. RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy?

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: 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.

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. In the pursuit to make life smoother and more comfortable, man has tapped into the potential of AI and invented auto-driven cars, smart sensors to capture spectacular photos, and home assistant devices.

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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. Leaving the backgrounds photo quality and adding a cartoon effect to the subject of the picture (or vice versa) can give otherwise dissimilar pictures a look of cohesiveness while simultaneously drawing the eye to the important parts of the image. Do you have any tips for sprucing up less-than-stellar stock photos or clipart? by AJ George.

SCORM Compliance and LMS: What Does It Mean to be ‘SCORM-Compliant’?


With SCORM, instructors and designers can see how learners are interacting with the course by tracking students’ scores, quiz results, time spent on each module, lessons completed, videos watched, games played—giving them vast amounts of data they can use to improve the course.


SCORM Compliance and LMS: What Does It Mean to be ‘SCORM-Compliant’?


With SCORM, instructors and designers can see how learners are interacting with the course by tracking students’ scores, quiz results, time spent on each module, lessons completed, videos watched, games played—giving them vast amounts of data they can use to improve the course.


A Guide to Using Training Videos in eLearning

Academy of Mine

In the world of eLearning, having a high-quality video teaching session or even just a lesson overview in video form shows not only technological competence, but also a higher degree of professionalism.

Learning Experience Design (LXD): An Overview and Best Practices

Hurix Digital

Here, in this article, we discuss LXD best practices to create amazing experiences across multiple touchpoints including websites, apps and games. Make a note of the knowledge and the skills that are required to be incorporated in the lessons.

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. If you define learning broadly as "the process that leads to improvement in the capacity of people '(see Illeris ) with a cognitive, emotional and social component you could say chatbots help you find the right information, and hence the cognitive component (think of the CNN bot helping you find articles). Instead of conversation lessons, chatting for an hour with your chatbot.

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. Death To The Stock Photo will email you free stock photos monthly, while PlaceIt allows you to make your own. Either way, you can say goodbye to those low-res amateur photos.

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. The key to a successful project Going through the process of outsourcing these small projects has taught me an excellent lesson in using a website like Upwork and managing projects in general. One of the biggest challenges when creating a course is finding relevant, high quality graphics.

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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. We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog.

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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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.

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. This article was originally published in the February 2019 issue of our Learning Dispatch newsletter. Header photo by Helloquence on Unsplash.

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. She admits she’s “far from a pro” but has found homes for some of her photos alongside of magazine articles. In this day and age, thanks to our increasingly wired and connected world, you can learn something any time you like.

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. In this article, I’ll share a Facebook guide for eLearning professionals, so that you can be sure of how to use the most powerful social network of all time for the benefit of your learners. These photos are better shared with only your real life friends. Facebook may be perceived as a distraction for online learning audiences.

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. From practical tips to disconnect, or ways to refocus your attention to advice on optimizing your life, hiring processes at work (and more) these 10 Behavioral Scientist articles have something for everyone.

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. Just go to the administration page of a lesson and make sure that the gradebook module is active. For all the columns that refer to an online activity we can fetch directly the data from the lesson.

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. Recently added design resources: New Old Stock – a collection of vintage photos from public archives. It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. – John Wooden. It is March Madness time here in the U.S.

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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. Too much hyperbole and metaphors could turn a narrative into a hoax. __ Image source: urbanlegends.about.com To stop the global proliferation of hoax stories, photos and web content, Witness.org and the Guardian Project have built InformaCam. Once installed, InformaCam can identify where and when a photo was taken and even the weather at the time.”

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. You have to fill the online form by providing your credentials like bio information, photos, tutoring preferences, ID proof, etc. We’ve explained the parameters about how to start your own tutoring service in this article.

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.

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. This article will help you get the most value out of Twitter, should you decide to include it in your personal learning strategy or that of your organization. Digital devices are reshaping our lives and how.

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An article in Inc. A key lesson of growing up (if you’re not a privileged person) is learning that most people don’t care what you think. For example: “Jennifer, I appreciate you letting me know that you think your time would best be spent looking for photos of golden retriever puppies online, but I need you to help me organize our archive of existing photos. Maybe after you finish that assignment, we can talk about new photo opportunities.”.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  In last week's article , I pitted dynamic images and static images against each other and made the generalization that images work best when there is a blend of both static and dynamic. Since budget and time constraints may not allow for a large usage of video and audio in your lesson, this week I'm going to focus on static images and how best to utilize them to promote learning. Pare down more realistic photo-like images to their basic elements. by AJ George.

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20 free teacher tools

Ed App

However, even then, the radiant future of the EdTech revolution was upon us; within a few years, teaching an entire lesson without drawing on at least one tech tool was near inconceivable. Free ed tech for teachers massively levelled up my lessons, boosted performance outcomes, raised engagement levels, and ultimately saved my sanity as a teacher. . Seesaw is an amazing digital portfolio app that captures student work through the use of photos, videos, and audio.