Building Your Professional Portfolio & Online Presence

Mike Taylor

If you’re not sure where to start, here are a collection of professional presence and networking articles I’ve gleaned from my Friday 5 newsletter that can help and inspire you as you start down this path. Tips and Tools for Creating a Professional Portfolio. You never know when you might need to show a professional portfolio. I recently talked with Connie Malamed ( @elearningcoach ) about options for creating your online portfolio.

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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The 5 Investments Your Company Should Prioritize

KnowledgeAnywhere

By diversifying your portfolio, your business will not only be able to reduce the consequences of a wrong forecast but also increase your investment success odds. ?There is no one-size-fits-all strategy when it comes to business investing.

How I Created This Interactive E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

There is one custom piece in lesson 6 where I inserted a Storyline interaction. You’ll also notice animated.gifs in some of the other lessons. Lesson 1: The Mission. For this lesson, I opted for a full-width image. Lesson 2: Learn More… I wanted to show a way to create an easy branching structure to direct people to specific lessons. Lessons 1 and 2 are the pre-content. Lesson 3: The Trip to Mars. Lesson 5: Did You Know?

Using Custom Artwork to Build Beautiful eLearning Without Breaking the Budget

eLearning Architect

In this article we'll explore an alternative that won't blow your budget. Freelancers will bid on the project - and then you can read each applicant's proposal, view portfolios and start a conversation with those freelancers that look like the closest match. 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.

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The Language of Business

CLO Magazine

Group may be best known for its signature aperitif, but the 158-year-old company has more than 50 brands in its portfolio, including Grand Marnier, Skyy Vodka and Wild Turkey bourbon. Unlike a lot of language training programs that use formal scripts and tiered vocabulary lessons, Voxy is built around the idea of using authentic conversations to teach language, said Katie Nielson, Voxy’s chief education officer in New York. “We Katie Nielson, chief education officer at Voxy.

Financial Services: How to Keep Business Flowing When You Can’t Meet In Person

Allego

As an example of creatively ‘playing in traffic,’ one senior leader is coaching his team to share articles related to personal as well as professional issues, so the client knows they’re thinking about them all the time.

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. How to make a website for your creative work : Do you have a portfolio of your elearning projects? Jason Huff has a great discussion of how to create a website portfolio at Fast Company.

How to Simplify E-Learning Templates

Rapid eLearning

The challenges are also a great way to add content to your e-learning portfolio. In Rise, you can build lessons and save them as templates. And they don’t need to be big lessons, you may just want to customize some blocks for easy re-use.

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know

Pinlearn

And guess what, I worked on creating my portfolio of courses, designed a website, crafted a marketing and brand strategy, and made money. I’m writing this article to tell you that it’s a good business proposition to sell online courses from your own website. Each module should be broken down into lessons. Duration of each video lesson should be anywhere between 2 and 10 minutes. Shorter video lessons tend to create longer student engagement.

Blogging to Build Your Business

Experiencing eLearning

If you stop updating later, you can call your blog posts “articles” and hide the dates so it doesn’t look like an abandoned blog. This could be your whole business website and portfolio with an integrated blog, all at one URL. There are also limitations to the types of files you can share, so you may have to host portfolio samples elsewhere and link to them. What lessons have you learned?

The Year in Learning: 2019 Edition

The Learning Dispatch

Learning and development is a constantly evolving field, and every month Microassist’s Senior Learning Architect, Kevin Gumienny , highlights a few articles that provide insight into the field. Might lessons from scrollytelling apply? Do you have a portfolio of your elearning projects?

5 Modern Learning Principles To Drive Higher Sales Performance

Allego

Whether it’s Brexit, new tariffs, large market fluctuations, everyone from their chief economist to product specialists and portfolio managers can use easy-to-create video that describes how to manage anxious financial advisors and their clients.

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Rebooting your Training for 2016

Your Training Edge

Just as a glimpse, I can tell you that we are going to introduce certain preparatory requirements, training for new instructors and mini-lessons that can help people in organizing and conducting workshops. articles/developing-effective-training-strategy. [3] Training has been a key factor for my organization, but it seemed evident by the time our last MOOC ended that it shouldn’t be the way like this anymore.

Kern Kelley & Michael Ruffini: ISTE 2015 Presenter Profiles

TechSmith Camtasia

Most schools or districts who have been managing portfolios or student work know that the bulk of the workflow falls upon the teacher. If you ask a student in this situation about their portfolio they might respond, “I think my teacher has a folder in a closet somewhere,” which shows how little ownership the students have on their own work. ISTE 2015 Presentation: From PowerPoint to Powerful—Create Dynamic Video Lessons with Camtasia.

7 Tech Tools & Skills Trainers Must Have

TalentLMS

In this article, we’ll share with you a list composed by leading educational technology journals. Create an online portfolio using HTML5 development tools like wix.com or WordPress. You can create a complete website-style portfolio that includes an “ About Me ” page to introduce you through text, visuals and videos (more about those later). The next step is to keep your learning portfolio updated.

Why Are Time Management Books So Important?

WalkMe Training Station

Well fortunately you’re in luck, as this article is a collection of top motivations for embracing the time management philosophy. These 4 principles will help you give your investment portfolio the boost it needs. This is a lesson applicable in many aspects of life. Books are a tangible source of knowledge unlike anything you’ll find in the online world. Though eBooks and other online materials have gained prevalence, there’s nothing quite like learning from a great book.

4 Key Benefits of Custom eLearning Solutions

Obsidian Learning

Each lesson was gamified and designed as a highly interactive experience. They like the first custom piece so much that they let us create whole blended learning programs , eLearning portfolios, and full-blown curriculums. And remember; this article kickstarts a series which will provide an in-depth look at custom eLearning vs. off-the-shelf products I just finished ironing my shirt. It’s a simple white dress shirt with some unique details.

Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I will share my “cheat sheet” that you can use to evaluate and select the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development. You can refer to my article Is Outsourcing eLearning Content Development Right For You to review the triggers that typically initiate the outsourcing process. The article also outlines the advantages of outsourcing your eLearning content development.

6 Surprising Things I've Learnt as a Freelance eLearning Designer

eLearning Architect

Well maybe I thought that one day a week I may have to go out and speak to some potential clients, update my portfolio and check that my bills and invoices had been paid. The important lesson here is that you may not win business from a conversation immediately, and it may be tempting to view that as wasted time. If you enjoyed reading this article, you're going to love my free 5-day email crash course - 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an eLearning Project

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.

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

In this article, we will define knowledge and how using your LMS, you can share tacit and explicit knowledge using some knowledge management strategies. In this article, we dig into the science behind the knowledge-sharing tools and reveal how they can be implemented using the features of your learning management system. What makes knowledge so hard to capture?

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Evaluate The Right Partner To Outsource Your eLearning Content Development: Ultimate Cheat Sheet

EI Design

In this article, I will share my “cheat sheet” that you can use to evaluate and select the right partner to outsource your eLearning content development. You can refer to my article Is Outsourcing eLearning Content Development Right For You to review the triggers that typically initiate the outsourcing process. The article also outlines the advantages of outsourcing your eLearning content development.

Why is an eLearning Content Delivery Platform Valuable for Your Company?

Kitaboo

You can also use tools to plan the lessons, personalize learning and assess learning outcomes. Most eLearning content delivery platforms support multiple types of content, such as audio/video files, presentations, articles, eBooks, assessments, tests, infographics, practice portals, etc.

Communities of Practice in your LMS: A hidden KM tool

TalentLMS

In this article, we will define knowledge and how using your LMS, you can share tacit and explicit knowledge using some knowledge management strategies. In this article, we dig into the science behind the knowledge-sharing tools and reveal how they can be implemented using the features of your learning management system. What makes knowledge so hard to capture?

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Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game

TalentLMS

Learn how to create a portfolio that converts, how to market your freelance business, pitch media, network, and much (trust us, much!) Material: 14 video lessons, plus exclusive bonus material. Material: 37 hours of video and 22 articles. hours of video plus 19 articles.

Your WordPress LMS Freelance Business Transformation with Matt Inglot

LifterLMS

For example, the most complicated thing we ever built was this whole financial portfolio analyzer tool that lets you actually input your investment portfolio and track it. I even have an article on my website talking about what I call, Strategy Calls.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Tomi Ahonen: Mobile in Learning: lessons from around the world - Ignatia Webs , June 15, 2010 First key speaker at mLearncon Tuesday 15 june 2010. You’re tasked with outlining an eLearning lesson.

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Listen: Discover Financial Services’ Jon Kaplan on tuition assistance programs and the importance of building trust among your learning team

CLO Magazine

That’s a lot of what I took away from both hearing him speak in Chicago as well as working on his profile article. It was a really good lesson about contextual authority and about how I was perceived as having enormous authority just by the fact that I was coming from a company that through a variety of flukes had purchased this other company. Like many bosses, Jon Kaplan thought he was a good leader. The results seemed to prove it.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

You’ll discover best practices and lessons learned, gaining insights into how Adventist: Integrated its LMS platform with both a legacy and future-state HRIS. Through this webcast, you’ll add the following branding essentials to your portfolio: Tools to assess the learning function’s current brand in your organization. Every time we read an article, click a link, or complete a task, we are learning something new or practicing/reinforcing a skill.

The ULTIMATE Guide to PowerPoint Alternatives

BrightCarbon

For the sake of this article, a PowerPoint alternative is software you can access from your computer or tablet that allows you to create presentations from beginning to end.