ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In an earlier article, I described how I created an eLearning lesson that has GoAnimate characters discussing some spreadsheet problems. At a certain point, the lesson zooms in on a character’s computer screen, and suddenly a software simulation starts in Adobe Captivate. The voice of one of the screen characters becomes the voice who is guiding my learner through the spreadsheet lesson. by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

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How to Write a Lesson Plan for Corporate Training


This trend encourages teachers to adjust to new conditions; most of them start thinking about creating and selling online courses , practicing distance schooling, or earning extra money by planning online lessons for corporate trainers. But, the catch is that an effective lesson plan for online trainees is not the same as for traditional students. What is a Lesson Plan? The Components of Lesson Plans. ” It will allow you to specify clear lesson objectives.


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Teacher voice 1: Neil Jarrett

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In a recent post entitled Teacher Voices I promised I would celebrate by interviewing some of my past student teachers to see where they are now and what their professional responses are to ten questions. 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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Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things


Entertainment factor aside, there are many valuable lessons to be learned as the most anticipated tournament is underway. I guarantee you these four lessons directly contribute: 1. A version of this article just appeared on John was named one of LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Management & Workplace and was awarded the 2017 Readership Award by Training As you almost certainly know, the World Cup is currently taking place in Russia.

An Expert’s Voice on Remote L&D


But, most companies are looking for a rich learning experience, in which case, they need a scalable, flexible online platform that incorporates virtual instructor-led workshops, self-study sessions with articles and videos, peer feedback, group projects, and mentoring and coaching, all designed to generate powerful learning and to scale culture and performance change. The post An Expert’s Voice on Remote L&D appeared first on NovoEd.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In an earlier article, I described how I created an eLearning lesson that has GoAnimate characters discussing some spreadsheet problems. At a certain point, the lesson zooms in on a character’s computer screen, and suddenly a software simulation starts in Adobe Captivate. The voice of one of the screen characters becomes the voice who is guiding my learner through the spreadsheet lesson. by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

Roxanne raises her voice and says "Do you realize that each time you gave me a compliment, etc. According to Bridget Murray in her article "What Makes Mental Time Travel Possible?," "Memory allows us to mentally travel backward in time as well as into the future. From the start to the end of the lesson, this has to be the tie and glue that leads the learners to engagement. If you break this dynamics of opposing wants, you remove the essence of a good story lesson.

This Coach’s Uncommon Response Reminds Us of an Important Leadership Lesson


Here’s why it’s so important and Wiliams taught us all an important leadership lesson. As a leader, it’s a lesson that seems so simple on the surface but when we actually look at the sheer amount of decisions we make every day you start to see how important this lesson is. This article originally appeared on About the Author John Eades is one of LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Management & Workplace.

mLearning Lessons Learned

eLearning Weekly

Read case studies to see how other companies have overcome obstacles and seek out blogs , articles , etc. If your learners have a wide array of devices, aim for the lowest common denominator: Use voice and text-based solutions rather than fancy animations, web-based content, and downloadable applications.

6 Brilliant Leadership Lessons from World Champion Steve Kerr


One offseason he went to see Pete Carroll the Seattle Seahawks head coach and Carroll taught him an important lesson: “Your leadership approach has to reflect your identity.” Knowing your core values is a critical part in finding your authentic leadership voice. ” This article originally appeared on There are leaders, then there are great leaders. When you experience a great leader in everyday life, it’s a different experience.

How to be prepared for online teaching and how to overcome potential difficulties - Technology meets Education

This article will focus on how technical and pedagogical difficulties can be beaten, as management difficulties can be largely solved through the inclusion of students into an LMS (Learning Management System). Some of the most common technical difficulties that a teacher may encounter in synchronous learning are the following: Before the lesson: Microphone failure. In case you spot voice problems try to solve them before starting the lesson by providing help where needed.

Viral Chick-fil-A Video Points Out 1 Critical Lesson Every Organization Must Remember


” While she had me and I am sure you laughing, she then delivered a message that should make Dan Cathy and the leadership team at Chick-fil-A proud and is a lesson for all businesses restaurant or not. Take care of you people and your people will take care of you, that’s the lesson today. “Take care of you people and your people will take care of you, that’s the lesson today. A version of this article originally appeared on

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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With 1 Sentence John McCain Taught 3 Lessons For You to Remember About Leadership


A version of this article originally appeared on John was named one of LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Management & Workplace and was awarded the 2017 Readership Award by Training There are those who speak about leadership and then, there are those who are leaders. John McCain is the latter. Surviving nearly six years as a Vietnam Prisoner of War, this great American hero went on to serve as Senator of Arizona.

15 tips for energising your e-learning | Good To Great

Good To Great

Creating tone of voice in eLearning’ , a webinar run by Cammy Bean and Kirstie Greany of Kineo, is one such thing. Perhaps it’s because I come to instructional design from a ‘wordy’ background rather than an IT or psychology background, but tone of voice is something I’m pretty passionate about. Instead, emulate the tone of voice, pace and language used by a great classroom instructor.

Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

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Neelie Kroes: European Commission’s voice for the open Internet DAVID WEINBERGER | FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012. Flip this lesson! GEORGE SIEMENS. APRIL 19, 2012. Remaking education in the image of our desires. The current generation of students will witness the remaking of our education system. Education faces enormous pressure. It’s much, much bigger. MORE >> DAVID WEINBERGER. APRIL 24, 2012.

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Is your learning path a mission toward the best customer experience?


Find ways to turn those customer stories, in their voice if possible, into learning moments. Will these skills and lessons support our customer experience mission?” ArticlesHave you thought about ways your learning paths support your customers? Sometimes we don’t connect the dots between what our employees are learning and the experience we expect them to deliver to customers.

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Training Gen Z: What Your Youngest Employees Expect From the Workplace


They're voicing concerns familiar to anyone who has ever read a think piece about Millennials, or even Gen X; they worry that Gen Z will be entitled, lazy and glued to their phones. Articles Enterprise Learning Learning Management System millennials Mobile Learning Social Learning Corporate Training Gen Z generation z Learning and development social learningOnce again, it's time to start worrying about a new generation coming into the workforce. .

Are You Taking Advantage of Learner-Generated Content?


Where before learners simply had to read your course lessons and watch videos, content generation puts them in a creative position. Of course, if you’re the main voice leading the forum, the content isn’t exactly “learner-generated.” Depending on the number of learners, lessons, and topics with in a lesson, you could divide the responsibility any number of ways. Create a place for learners to share news, articles, and essays.

How Postmates Quickly Scaled Effective eLearning for Frontline Workers


Lessons from Community Engagement Leader Rachel Kamen. Rachel heads up community engagement on the company’s public policy team with the goal of bettering the Postmates platform and Fleet experience by elevating the voices of the thousands of Postmates contract couriers that deliver local food and merchandise in cities across the U.S. By nature, Rachel Kamen’s role at Postmates is to put its people first.

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[IN DEPTH ANALYSIS] Does a sense of community matter in online training?


While we looked at the first three in a previous article , we will explore here the latter. In their article Actively Engaging Students in Asynchronous Online Classes , Shannon A. The architectural elements they propose touch on the social dimension we discuss in this article. A lesson plan ++. To be effective, however, it must focus on the learner and not on the teacher, as described earlier in this article. Articles Catherine Meilleur Research

How to Create a Better Blended Learning Experience on Mobile


As a portable device, learners not only have access everywhere , they are also able to pick up lessons exactly where they left them off. They can start a lesson at home over breakfast, drive to work, and resume the lesson on their lunch break. Mobile lessons are also ideal for delivering short bursts of content throughout the day. Mobile opens up a lot of possibilities, from voice and video to mobile gamification.

Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate Blended Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

Sophie returns home after a long day of piano lessons and school. Delighted to note a new lesson updated on her online art history course, she promptly joins the virtual lesson. Course supplements for blended mobile learning, in universities like the University of New South Wales, also take into account blogs, video lessons, and presentations, to name a few. She goes up to her room and checks the notifications on her phone.

How To Write For eLearning

Your Training Edge

Instead, your students will give up soon and they will not rate your lessons favorably.”says Titles are what will drive your students through the lessons. If the titles are boring and unimaginative, the student will presume that lessons are the same. The first thing you need to do is split your lessons into bite-sized information bits. Confusing lessons are a common issue. This is where splitting the lessons into small bits can be useful again.

5 Training survey examples

Ed App

In this article, we’ll take a look at 5 different training survey templates that EdApp offers. Creating a free text survey question in the lesson editor is simple. It is limited, however, in that it doesn’t give them the same voice as a free text survey.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Users can share voice and video, display online PowerPoint presentations, documents, share their screen and show web pages, making annotations along the way. 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. RECENT ARTICLES eLEARNING 2.0Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy?

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? To some extent, the type of lesson will determine how much voiceover is proportional to each action. The best writing style for a voiceover uses shorter sentences, addresses the learner directly, uses plain language when possible, and uses active rather than passive voice. Make that voice conversational rather than academic in style.

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. There are several online perfect essay writing service brands too that are using machine learning to provide customized solutions that reflect the literary voice of the students.

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6 Principles of Effective Online Training that Will Surprise You


In this article from the eLearning Guild, Ruth Clark describes six principles of eLearning that is effective. Studies have found that when pictures were combined with text, there is an “average gain of 89% on transfer tests from learners who studied lessons with text and graphics compared to learners whose lessons were limited to text alone.”. Lesson: Add relevant visuals to your slides. Lesson: Place descriptive text close to the graphics it describes. .

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LEARNNOVATORS: You have been voicing your concerns on the poor quality of e-learning courses. I wrote an article called Back to Basics: 10 lessons for Virtual L&D , which provides some guidance on this. JANE HART - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

10 Golden Rules to Optimize Your E-learning Content For Mobile Learning


And in the context of this article, we’re not talking solely about the use of these devices for social media browsing, watching Netflix or ordering paper towel from Amazon – these are all just normal, everyday activities these days. . Indeed, applications for mobile devices nowadays go well beyond sending and receiving emails, but instead mobile has changed the way we interact with all digital content, no matter the medium (written, voice, video).

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How to Record Lectures: 3 Methods for Online Learning Success

TechSmith Camtasia

For the purposes of this article, recording and sharing your lectures will center around TechSmith Knowmia Pro. Discuss lessons and content. I won’t go into depth on both of those parts, but here you can find a great article about adding audio to your PowerPoint presentation.

Introducing the Daily Mobile Learning Show on YouTube with RJ Jacquez

mLearning Revolution

There used to be an amazing service called Umano, which signed up voice actors to read trending articles across the web and the whole experience was excellent. The main idea behind this show is to find and read articles that I think are practical and applicable to the Learning Industry, with emphasis on Mobile Learning. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. I hope you are doing well these days.

Podcasts in eLearning


There is truly something mesmerizing about hearing a human voice, miles away, yet so clearly through the speakers or headphones. In this article, we will discover the best scenarios that call for podcasts and best practices for producing them. It’s more economic to have experts talk about heir expertise than write it down in the form of text-based lessons. Make voices clear and pleasant by investing in a good microphone. Speak in an upbeat and emotional voice.

Sales Training: 5 Reasons To Choose Video over Text


By contrast, Forrester research found that employees are 75% more likely to watch a video than to read documents, emails or web articles. Eureka! You’re a sales rep who just invented a better way to demonstrate the company’s newest product.

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Effective training and employee engagement: How do they relate?

Overnite Software

In a recent article from, 4 LESSONS IN EMPLOYEE EMPOWERMENT, COURTESY OF CHICK-FIL-A , the author explains how the Chick-fil-A business model perfectly pairs the importance of the relationship between the customer’s experience and employee engagement. Engaging employees to collaborate in brainstorming by offering surveys and allowing them to take part in implementing new ideas communicates to them they have a voice, and that management listens.

5 Tips To Facilitate Persuasion Skills In Sales Online Training


In this article, we’ll share 5 tips to facilitate persuasion skills in your sales online training course. After the clip, break the lesson down, showing the specific tactics presented. They might include tone of voice, body language and so on. Then, apply the lesson showing how these persuasion skills can be transferred to a sales prospect. Then play it again, using text prompts and voice-overs to dissect the body language.

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How to Transcribe Text into PowerPoint & E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

In Google Docs, under the Tools tab, you’ll find a Voice Typing feature. It’s not quite as fast or accurate as the solutions above, but it makes up for it by recording right into the Storyline slide or Rise lesson. Check out these articles and free resources in the community. I’ve been playing around with ideas to get old Flash course content into a new HTML5 course.

Have You Created an Accessible Online Course?


Headers also help with navigation, and make it easier for readers to skim through articles to find the most important information. Think about how much scrolling you’d have to do to find an interesting point if you were re-reading an article. If it takes them to the next lesson, have it say “next lesson.” Headings are important for learners using a voice reader, but they’re also aid readability and help readers skim content.

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Teach Yoga Online & Make a Living: Complete Guide


As an online yoga instructor, you can choose to price your lessons per hour, per class, or per membership. Voice-over instruction: go through the workout flow as you provide instruction through a voice-over. Get started by following the instructions from this article.

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