Tools To Make You Drool – Video Training Toys For IDs

Dashe & Thomson

The post Tools To Make You Drool – Video Training Toys For IDs appeared first on Social Learning Blog. In my last post I examined several characteristics that make for hi-quality learning videos – [link] In this post, I take a look at some of the latest tools available to Instructional Designers to make their video efforts come to life. Captivate 6 from Adobe - - makes producing and distributing video easier than ever. IDs [.]

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Toys, table-tops and the virtuous cycle of experiential learning

Spicy Learning

Watching a toddler negotiate obstacles is fascinating, especially the ‘toy under the table’ scenario. Running full pelt, all the focus is on their favourite toy, not the height of the table … BANG! Blog Instructional design

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Whose Sandpit and Whose Toys?

Learning with e's

Whose toys? No doubt several people will blog about the event, and I may even Twitter some of my own comments during the day, if I can find space to draw breath. We're all set for the Plymouth e-Learning Conference tomorrow at the University of Plymouth.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning from Observation

Learning Visions

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 Learning from Observation This post, from the Eide Neurolearning Blog got me thinking about motivation in e-learning. A study is cited in which researchers looked at brain activity while subjects learned how to build a structure with Tinker Toys. Blog Book Tour: Learning in 3D #lrn3d Allison Rossett: ELearning Isn’t What You Think It. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Informal Learning Blog » The business environment of informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

eLearning Guild Research: Blog and Survey

Mark Oehlert

I also wanted to call attention to two items - first is the Guild's Research Blog - curently manned by the Director of Reseearch himself - Steve Wexler. I'd also encourage you to follow and comment on Steve's blog.

The Pursuit of Happiness Begins in the Brain


Sooner or later, you will run into someone with a better toy, and you feel unhappy about your purchase. Even very young children will experience the joy of sharing a treat or a toy with a friend. LearningToGo BlogAre you happy?

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Deconstructing Design V: Sliders and Lego

eLearning Alchemy

Deconstructing Design (DD) is a blog series dedicated to reviewing an instructional design challenge, output, or experience. Here’s one of the blogs we used. Rotating a toy perfectly in place for the purpose of photography is incredibly difficult. Length: 1010 words.

Behind the Scenes: Jay Shuster on The Creative Process at PIXAR #trgconf

Learning Visions

These are my live-blogged notes from the second day keynote session at Training 2016 , happening this week in Orlando. Toy collections at Pixar are like a status symbol. Do your homework.” – go to Toys R Us and buy a ton of toys. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. Behind the Scenes: Jay Shuster on The Creative Process at PIXAR #trgconf The story is central to Pixar.

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Putting the moo into mooc

E-Learning Provocateur

In order to meet all of these criteria, I have created an artefact comprising four images that relate to key concepts covered by my blogs, whilst giving a nod to the king of pop art, Andy Warhol.

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2011: A writer’s odyssey

E-Learning Provocateur

2011 was a big year of writing for me, with 2 self-published books and over 40 blog posts. My books are available on Amazon , and I have listed the year’s blog posts below for your convenience. • Toying with emotion. • I’m a Best Australian Blogs nominee!

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two

Mark Oehlert

» September 18, 2007 Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two So the pressure is on. Everyone knows that Week Two, Stop Two is clearly the most critical stop on a blog book tour. ;-) I am following some great bloggers like Tom King , Tony ODriscoll , and Cammy Bean. (as

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Scarcity or Abundance – It’s Your Choice


When a toy becomes so popular that stores can’t keep enough supply to meet demand, parents sometimes do crazy things. You may not be able to give your kid the hottest toy right now, but you can give him an abundant supply of your love. LearningToGo Blog

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2011: A writer’s odyssey

E-Learning Provocateur

2011 was a big year of writing for me, with 2 self-published books and over 40 blog posts. My books are available on Amazon , and I have listed the year’s blog posts below for your convenience. • Toying with emotion. • I’m a Best Australian Blogs nominee! blogging writing award book books conference content development e-books e-learning ebooks informal learning m-learning mlearning mobile learning social media

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How You Can Engage Your Millennial Workforce – Tips And Learning Strategies That Work

Adobe Captivate

While Baby Boomers or people from the Gen X group would have played with He-Man action figures or Barbie dolls as children, most Millennials would have had gaming consoles, computers, and mobile phones as toys back in their childhood. Blog eLearning millennial workforce millennials

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Creativity and Innovation in Training


It’s designed to help both teams and individuals get out of their “rivers of thinking” (day-to-day expertise which may be preventing true innovation) and help participants tackle challenges from a fresh perspective, using tools (referred to as “toys”) they have never used before.

Adobe Captivate (2017 Release) : Smart, Fast & Incredibly Flexible

Adobe Captivate

Asset Libraries are the toy in my cereal box, and Adobe Captivate now comes stocked with more than 75,000 assets that you can use to go nuts with including games, images, characters, templates, themes and more.


Marcia Conner

You have been microsharing and networking since you first asked to be carried and your toys were made of wood. Originally published at “Twitterbursts: It’s not about the tools, it’s all about the tools” on Fast Company’s Learn At All Levels blog by Marcia Conner.

When Technology is your Friend: Regaining Control of your Content

Challenge to Learn

Pick easy, user-friendly tools (ideally, tools that require no training) and adopt one new "toy" at a time. Dr. Wildermuth welcomes comments on this blog at

Why Are Quality Checks Important in E-learning?

CommLab India

I will discuss the significance of a quality check, the challenges, and tips to ensure effective quality checks in e-learning courses, in 2-3 blogs. . We will discuss some tips for effective quality checks in my next blog. Top 5 Video Blogs with Hot eLearning Topics (so far)!

Who’s The Best: Learning System Tourney

eLearning 24-7

Besides my Top 50, I’ve toyed with the idea of having a tourney of learning systems. Readers of The Blog. Readers of the Blog Selections – Due by Friday morning at 8 a.m. Leave it under the Linkedin post this will appear in, i.e. in my update, there is a link to this blog post, and you can leave comments. Then starting with a blog post, the following Friday, The rounds begin with multiple blog posts happening over the course of the next month.

E-Learning Tricks and Treats

eLearning 24-7

For 2017, Halloween edition of Tricks and Treats, Voodoo has reached into his bag of toys, and removed the ones he sees as “treats for 2017” He will keep those on the side for later. Blog Nov 7th – Top Forecasts for 2018. This is Voodoo.

Session Notes: Breaking Down Silos @JD_Dillon #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from the Training 2015 Conference and Expo happening this week in Atlanta. With no toys and no budget. Cuz we didn''t have the toys. Within Confluence, started Project Blogs. Forgive any typos or incoherencies. JD works in the higher-ed space, but is a corporate training guy. He supports the guys who work for Kaplan. JD was at Disney for awhile, AMC entertainment, and 5 years at Kaplan.

The role of AR technology in making learners imagine


If we look closely we will realize that Toy Story is rather boring, because our toys had way better lives and adventures. The post The role of AR technology in making learners imagine appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning to Work, Working to Learn

Learning Visions

Monday, March 16, 2009 Learning to Work, Working to Learn This post is my contribution to this months Work/Learning Blog Carnival hosted by the venerable Dave Ferguson. PowerPoint : Tom Kuhlmans got some great demos and exercises on his Rapid eLearning Blog, like this one on building an eLearning Template in PowerPoint. Nows a good time to go back and thumb through some of my old favorites be they books, blog posts, articles, whatever. Photo credits: Oh boy tinker toys!

Cartoon: “Test scores are way up since we started rewarding correct answers with kitten videos.”


One day in my studio I was perusing YouTube for a video to embed in my blog when my 4-year-old daughter skipped in. “Um, OK,&# I said, “but you need to go pick up your toys in the family room first.&#.

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Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

Our blog post here details how such context sensitive learning could take place. Then Subscribe to this Blog ! . Global mobile data traffic grew 69 percent in 2014 and was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000.

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My elements of style

Jay Cross

Let explain where my blog is coming from. I’ve been blogging for more than a dozen years. My blog is where I think in public. This blog is opinion, not news. On this blog, timeliness trumps dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s. The “b” in blog stands for beta.

April 2011 Monthly Roundup: 7 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Mobile Learning seemed to be the flavor of the past month at our blogging stable. Lego is more than just a toy that we grew up with. This blog post links to some such studies that show how multitasking takes a significant toll on the working memory of older individuals.

4 Simple Tips to Create Irresistible Video-based E-learning

CommLab India

To check out some wonderful online video makers, you can read my blog, 8 Awesome Online Tools to Create Captivating Online Learning Videos. Do you know a whopping 100 million hours of video is watched per day on Facebook ? Breathtaking, isn’t it?

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 8

Upside Learning

Read this article to know why some educators say they are more than just a cool new toy. 15 Fabulous Blogs Should Follow By Game Addictive.

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Informal learning happens all the time, anywhere


Each parent “teaches” their offspring as they know best – some let them roam free and explore, some buy very expensive toys and read specialized literature while others choose to employ the help of professionals very early on. Learning begins very early in life.

Video games in business training? Don’t reject the idea just yet


Today tiny humans begin their formal education at a very early age with the use of colorful cards, skillfully designed toys and the use of those wonderfully lovely nursery rhymes. Don’t reject the idea just yet appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

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Transform corporate learning through e-Learning tools


Nowadays e-learning has become like a charming toy that everyone wants to play with. The post Transform corporate learning through e-Learning tools appeared first on Automated Learning and LMS Blogs. Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember.

Is your company ready for the iGeneration?


Because the toy tablet he wanted to play with refused to change its screen whenever he swiped. appeared first on MATRIX Blog. I don’t know about you, but I find shopping malls to be tremendously tiring: so many choices, so many people, so much noise.

Games Can Help You Think Like Your Opponent

Kapp Notes

As I wrote in an blog post at the time. As the article NCAA Football 13: Why This Popular Videogame Is More of a Coach Than a Toy states: Many gamers credit the NCAA Football series with increasing their knowledge and understanding of the sport. Thinking Like Your Opponent.

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Bringing Gamification to the workplace

Spicy Learning

Another example some people may remember are the Tamagotchi toys a few years back which had people waking up at all hours of the day to pick up virtual dog…well you get the idea! Blog Development Technology e-Learning