eLearning: Determining the Best Size for Today's Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      When developing eLearning lessons using any of the top development tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio), you need to take the size of your learner's device into account. If you make your eLearning lesson too large (I'm talking width and height, not how many megabytes the lesson might be), learners with small displays may have to scroll to see your content.

Lesson 189

ATDTK Presentation Resources from Friday Morning Presentation

Kapp Notes

Here are slides, links notes and other items of interest related to my presentation at ATD TK. I have also included instructions, in a slide deck that show how to write on a PowerPoint Slide as you are presenting. Articles. Here are a few articles about gamification in action.

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Online Conference Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are my slides from the presentation. Articles. Here are a few articles about gamification in action. July 2012 T&D Article: Games, Gamification and the Quest for Interactive Learning. Talking about Life Lessons from Video Games.

eLearning: Add Some Character to Your Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Similar to Storyline, Captivate's Characters dialog box presents you with several Categories, Characters, and Poses. (In You'll find many of the same Characters in Presenter.

Lesson 199

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week


Read on for this week’s best articles from human resources and employee training experts. Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. At the bottom of the article is a link to another article with a training exercise.

How To Create Custom Lesson Layouts for Your LearnDash Courses


Simply put, if you want to create a professional layout for your lessons, then Visual Composer is the way to go. On this page is where you can select to apply Visual Composer to LearnDash custom post types (Courses, Lessons, Topics, Quizzes, etc.).

Lesson 197

Micro lesson plan: How to make the best in 4 Steps

Ed App

In this article, Ed Microlearning’s Instructional Design team – which has created an inordinate amount of micro lessons and courses – give their advice on creating the best micro lesson plan. The 4 Steps to creating the best micro lesson plan.

ATDTK Presentation Notes, Slides and Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are slides, links notes and other items of interest related to my presentation at ATD TK. Articles. Here are a few articles about gamification in action. July 2012 T&D Article: Games, Gamification and the Quest for Interactive Learning.

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L&D lessons from learning games research

Sponge UK

Hays set out to find evidence of the effectiveness of learning games by analysing articles on the practice. In 2005 he looked at 105 articles on learning games on behalf of the Naval Air Warfare Center Trainings Systems Division.

Resources from ATD Presentation in Wisconsin

Kapp Notes

Here are the resources from my presentation. Articles. Here are a few articles about gamification in action. July 2012 T&D Article: Games, Gamification and the Quest for Interactive Learning. Talking about Life Lessons from Video Games.

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite


Training Lesson: Do the Opposite! Check out this month’s issue of Learning Solutions magazine, specifically the Nuts & Bolts article by Jane Bozarth in which she discusses using social media tools, like Twitter, to build a personal learning network (PLN).

mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017


According to an article in the Neuroscience Leadership Journal, “Information and skills from events that only cover concepts one time have been shown to yield little long-term retention, even when quality and satisfaction ratings for the learning event are high.”. Then, we presented our findings to our presenter and baseball coach and all was done. The post mLevel’s Top 3 Learning and Development Lessons Of 2017 appeared first on mLevel.

Lesson 109

7 key points for a noteworthy presentation


When creating a presentation, your main objective is that your audience remembers and thinks back on key concepts. If you don’t know how to do it, follow these 7 tips and then your presentations will be noteworthy! The content of your presentation is key, but how you present it is too.

Visual Storytelling: Lessons from Slide:ology

Integrated Learnings

When an article offers a graphic to illustrate a concept, I'll glance at the graphic but focus on the text. I should probably clarify that this book is about presentations (not eLearning specifically), and it assumes that they'll be delivered by a person. This makes perfect sense if your slide is a backdrop for an in-person presentation. By Shelley A. Gable. In a recent post on this blog, I provided A Formula for Storytelling in eLearning.

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Games lessons

Clive on Learning

This week's Economist carried an interesting article about the use of video games at school. " And while we're bashing chalk and talk, take a look at eLearning Sucks , a brilliant presentation on SlideShare from Brighton-based company Red Magma , which makes much the same argument.

Essentials for Your Business Presentation Toolbox

Clarity Consultants

Similarly, every presenter needs to have their own "toolbox" of skills and strategies for presenting in a variety of situations. This article will help you identify some of those skills for your own "toolbox," and describes when they might be useful to you. Lessons Learned.

New Orleans Presentation Resources for AICPA #INTCHG14 on #Gamification

Kapp Notes

Articles. July 2012 T&D Article: Games, Gamification and the Quest for Interactive Learning. Talking about Life Lessons from Video Games. I recently had the opportunity to speak to a group of representatives from the American Institute of CPA s in jazzy New Orleans.

Kern Kelley & Michael Ruffini: ISTE 2015 Presenter Profiles

TechSmith Camtasia

Both of these educators will also be presenting in our booth, 2500, at ISTE 2015 this year. Presenter Bio: Kern Kelley. ISTE 2015 Presentation: Let Students do the Tech Support. Watch this presentation: Monday, June 29th: 12:00PM and 3:30PM.

Comic Books and eLearning: Lessons from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art”

Convergence Training

And in that article, we promised to follow up with a second article that focuses on the classic book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud. This, my friend, is that second article. Because that’s the whole point of this article.

5 Lessons for Designing Engaging E-Learning Interactions…From Project Runway

ATD Learning Technologies

Too often, though, design is abandoned and instructional development becomes simply the functional presentation of information. You shouldn’t prototype presentation screens or spend precious creative time proofreading copy at the expense of designing the interactions.

Going global? Check out pre-recorded webinar and articles

Take an e-Learning Break

link] Developing e-Learning Modules Across Languages and Cultures: Lessons Learned [link] Learning Beyond Borders by Deanna Hartley - Chief Learning Officer magazine presents an article on going global. I found some great research on developing e-Learning in a global environment and wanted to share it with you.

7 Leadership Lessons You Can From a Great CEO


Here are seven of his best leadership lessons, drawn from our conversation: 1. “And the only way to do that is to learn from other great leaders and make those lessons your own.” ” Regardless of how you feel about SAP or Bill McDermott on a personal level, ask yourself: How many of these lessons are you implementing on an ongoing basis? If you identify some gaps, there is no better time to start filling them than the present.

Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

On my way to giving a presentation, I recently had the chance to visit the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao, Spain. The audio guide was structured in the sense that the content was organized into segments that created a meaningful presentation.

eLearning: Become a Pedagogical Agent

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby  If you've taken any of our  Adobe Captivate, Adobe Presenter, or Articulate Storyline classes , you are probably aware that these programs provide a selection of screen characters--cut-out pictures of professional actors in business, medical, or business-casual clothing posed as if they are talking to you.   Put Your Picture into the Lesson.  Here is one article to get you started:  Using Bitstrips Characters.

Case Study- Reducing eLearning Cost to 50% by Using Must-Learn Lessons and Micro-Learning

Vignettes Learning

This case study presents a series of strategies and tactics which help you answer these questions: How do I respond to rapid business needs for e-Learning? Here are some excerpts from the article: Rapid e-Learning as a term is an oxymoron.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Learning with e’s , July 13, 2010 There were some interesting presentations at the Vital Meet seminar tonight, held at St James’ School in Exeter. View more presentations from Steve Wheeler. Web 3.0 - elearnspace , July 15, 2010 Steve Wheeler shares a presentation Web 3.0:

iPad 101

Lessons from Leonsis - Not the Tech but the Culture

Mark Oehlert

He talks a lot about what he thinks you should be doing if you're in a position to need to control your image in the media and while that's helpful - I really like the article for what its not explicitly talking about. The fact that it is Leonsis presents us with a nice comparison. Ted Leonsis, for those who don't know, is a guy who made big bucks at AOL and is now owner of the Washington Capitals hockey team (CAPS Let's Go CAPS!)

Do humour and learning mix well?


That said, the quest for well-being is now present in almost every environment, and rigid hierarchical relationships are no longer appropriate. ” In his article Humour and Communication. Articles Catherine MeilleurLearning requires effort, and this is a serious activity.

3 Myths That Prevent You from Learning


Learning is not always a pleasure since it involves questioning what you thought you knew, coming up against your limits, making efforts to overcome them, repeating lessons or actions to master them, not necessarily understanding or succeeding the first time, etc. Articles Catherine Meilleur

xAPI Community

Torrance Learning

However, as is often the case, the most potent lesson didn’t come from any of the fabulous presenters’ direct instruction. Articles elearning Instructional Design News xAPI

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The Art of Taking Notes


Good note-taking starts with being prepared, whether by doing your preliminary reading, checking the lesson plan or familiarizing yourself with the jargon of the subject matter. As we saw in the article Note-taking: Keyboard or Pen? Let your presentation breathe.


7 Leadership Lessons You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way


” People see through it, they know it’s ever-present, and either adjust their behavior to either take advantage of their leader’s ego or disengage and just do what they are told. ” A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com. Everybody loves to focus on the things you must do to be a great leader.

Learner Marketing: How Storytelling Can Boost Learner Engagement

Learning Wire

In our previous article about learner marketing, we explained how you can create a 360° communications strategy that puts learners at the heart of the learning process. Storytelling is a way of anchoring lessons learned through training. Article L&D Best Practices

Are you going digital?

Clear Lessons

For example, you can get digital tools that support classroom learning, digital presentation tools, interactive digital games, and interactive technology such as voting systems. Clear Lessons Vine House, Selsley Road, Stroud, GL5 5NN. Clear Lessons Foundation.

Teaching Empathy In An Online Class

eLearning Industry

This article presents empathy as a learnable skill that is the foundation of strong communication, collaboration, leadership, and relationship-building. Learn why designers and educators should embed lessons in empathy in their courses, and how to teach empathy effectively online.