PENS – Why your LMS and Authoring Tool Solution should include it

eLearning 24-7

In 2005, PENS was launched by AICC but did not initially gain wide acceptance. Most recently I joined dominKnow, the makers of Claro, as their SVP of business development. Before we jump into PENS, let’s begin in the authoring tool industry. PENS Time. PENS Overview.


Simple but Powerful Tips to Become a Productive Writer

Your Training Edge

Use pen & paper instead of laptop. Maybe it is time to make your writing more personal, so for the shorter projects just work using pen and paper. You don’t have to write very long projects on paper using your pen.

Writing Amazing Business Reports


Does the idea of writing a business report send a cold shiver of panic down your spine? But things don’t need to be so hard, here are a few tips that’ll help you get your writing (and formatting) juices flowing: Business Report 101 — The Basics.

How Quiz Maker Can Help Businesses to Generate Leads


Today, businesses experiment with quizzes to generate leads through audience interaction and engagement. When it comes to lead generation for your business, interactive content outshines the static one. A quiz maker may introduce business concepts.

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Hult International Business School

Jay Cross

Hult is a business school with outposts in London, Boston, San Francisco, Dubai, and Shanghai. I’m going back to taking notes with my fountain pen. What begun as a spin out from Arthur D. little in 1964. Hult has evolved into a top-ranked school, noted for action learning where a corporation becomes the classroom. This reminds me of the philosophy we followed when starting the University of Phoenix.

Ignite Your Value System for Breakthrough Business Results in 2017

Training Industry

Unsure of the real value their organization can deliver and knowing their executives’ expectations, salespeople often lack the tools to both respond effectively to the customer’s discount demands and bring home profitable business. Their messages tend to be feature-based, touting the latest and greatest technical enhancement, leaving the customer to interpret what this solution means for their business.


5 Ways eLearning Will Impact Your Organization

Riptide Software

With the constant rise of technology, many businesses have tossed the traditional pen-to-paper means of training to the side and adopted modern eLearning concepts.


11 Bad Tech Habits at Work


Technology has such a massive presence in the way we live and do business today that most people work with it in one form or another every day. While social media is increasingly important to business, social media activities need to be intentional and mindful.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Hot Laser-Engraved Moleskine Porn

Mark Oehlert

I of course, prefer the hard-cover, squared notebook for all my essential pen & ink work. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

Attention Management: Time Management with a Twist


A brain dump is simply putting pen to paper and writing down all things you need to do. Business Job Skills Learning and Development attention management boost productivity brain dumps chunking drive engagement focus increase productivity multitasking prioritizing productivity Time Managemen

4 Ways to Unplug and Recharge This Holiday Season


I make sure that I disconnect by leaving my smartphone at home or in the hotel room for as long as possible — days if I can — and bringing a notepad and pen with me instead,” Branson said. Most workers have some mandatory time off during the holidays.


Tech Tools That Help eLearning Designers Collaborate

eLearning Brothers

Red Pen. For help with collaboration on visuals, Red Pen offers an interface that allows anyone with access to point, click and provide feedback. She specializes in writing about everything related to the human side of business.

The Challenges and Choices of the Modern-Day Training Manager


Businesses now work differently, which means that workers now work differently too. A figure with the influence to shape the future of business. According to the PwC report quoted at the beginning of this article, the business world is undergoing a significant transformation.

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read


Learning & business strategy books (4). Indeed, you’ll get valuable resources like principles of team-based learning design, as well as different models for building business simulations. Thompson has done a tremendous service by penning this book.

Engagement, Interaction, Retention… It’s a cycle!

Arlo Training & Events Software

As smart devices become more commonly used as note taking alternatives to the classic pad and pen, notifications become a teacher’s enemy. Product News Business Technology learning presentation busines knowledge

Shocking outcomes from ATD research on Instructional design

Challenge to Learn

No social learning, no informal learning, nothing about connecting learning to the business. Are the still using pen and paper? Another clear sign that learning is still not integrated at all in the business side.

The Neuroscience of Handwriting and Learning


As a learning consultant, I often attend business meetings where nearly everyone is typing away and looking at their screens. The company sells pens, so they obviously have a vested interest in putting this information out to the world.

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Step 6: #Sketchnotes: Action, Emotion, Color, and Adornments


Adding action or movement to a sketchnote is little extra lines that take no more than a flick of your pen to create. Depending on the flick of your pen they could be Hites, Vites, Dites, or Briffits. The first is another pen in a different color ink such as red or blue.


The ROI Disease is Killing L&D

eLearning Alchemy

Poke yourself in the eye with a pen, start bleeding profusely, and get taken to emergency to avoid the question; B.) I believe there are three reasons: First, years of poorly designed and poorly executed learning projects have put business leaders on the defensive. Length: 1032 words.

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Employee Development in the Era of Screen Time

CLO Magazine

In October 2018, a Bloomberg article suggested companies that invest more in development reap greater business rewards and less turnover. Much of this can be done using business simulations and serious games. Tip 4: Focus on the business. Tap, look, feel rewarded.

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How Live Webinars Can Help in Running Interactive Online Courses

Academy of Mine

Live webinars exhibit all the attributes that can help you grow your eLearning business and develop informative courses. Hence, the above stated overview of live webinar feature emphasizes its power of taking eLearning businesses to new heights.

Microsoft 2019 - What to expect


Ink & Stylus support: On computers with a touchscreen or stylus you can draw freehand directly on your spreadsheet (or document in Word) using a variety of virtual pens and pencils. Bigger Brains is focused on improving the productivity and skills of business professionals.

E-learning tools and technologies used in online training

Your Training Edge

When thinking about studying, many people still imagine a traditional boring classroom with whiteboard, desks, notebooks and pens. Being a talented writer who has become a full-time freelancer, Melissa gives tips of a successful coaching to organize a profitable business.

How (and Why) You Should Run an E-Learning Prototype


You may have built your business model around charging one price for a course, only to find that your figure is far too low. You can begin building your prototypes with pen and paper, and switch to an interactive medium such as PowerPoint once your ideas begin to take a more definite shape. Why you should build and test a workable model of your course early in the design process.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow.

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30 Day Brainstorm Challenge Day 13: Back to School

Learning Rebels

Then all the new types of markers, and pens – displayed like flowers in a flower market, waiting to be plucked! Click on the gloves to learn more about how Learning Rebels can provide learning solutions to help you achieve your business goals.

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Draw and Talk Over Your Images to Communicate Clearer

TechSmith Camtasia

Narration is common in movies and storybooks, but it’s also proven to be a great tool in academics and business. With Snagit, you can simply talk and draw like you would if marking up a physical document with a pen then send it to a colleague or student.

Yesterday’s Procrastination – Today’s Waste of Time

Edmego Learning

Accomplished busy people are organized people. Good Old Fashioned Pen and Paper. Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday ~~ Don Marquis. This is one of my new favorite quotes. We are all guilty of procrastinating in one way or another. There may be parts of our job that we hate doing but we have no choice. We hate working on our taxes so we put it off until tomorrow.

Self-Expression Has Power for Performance and Learning

CLO Magazine

They threw darts they customized with more precision, came up with more anagrams when using a personalized pen and played a beer-coaster flipping game better when they used a coaster that, like the others, had been customized. An experiment that author and business executive Judith E.

Whatever Happened to Simulation in eLearning?


Here are a few practical application of simulation to consider in your blended strategy for 2019: Business Simulation.

Friday Finds | March 9, 2018

Mike Taylor

“There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. Social technologies in business – the impact, the benefits, the issues ”. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women.”

Tips for Creating a Course Content Marketing Strategy


Content marketing is an great strategy for almost any business, but it’s especially suitable for e-learning for two reasons: It’s online, which is where your market is. If you’re running an online course on business accounting and money management for small businesses, then your audience will primarily consist of entrepreneurial CEOs and CFOs. You’ve heard you should write a blog for your course. But what should you write about?

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The Powerful Amazon Feature You Should be Adopting in Your Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

It seems like just yesterday that business analysts were wondering whether this newfangled e-commerce fad would catch on. Successful on-line retailers such as Amazon would never let you buy a pen without also suggesting you take a look at notebooks.

Proud of our Talented Learning Award customers

Rustici Software

Our Rustici Engine solution helps eLogic support SCORM, AICC, xAPI and PENS within the LMS and includes support for offline SCORM support in their mobile app. Schoox is a unique Talent Development Platform that covers the entire range of activities that help companies –from small to enterprise – change their perception about learning and talent management from a traditional compliance check list and HR administration process respectively into a holistic business growth process.

What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Notebook/Pen(s)/Highlighters: Sometimes you need to go old school. Up to date business cards. Even if your company does not provide you with business cards, buy some for yourself. How businesses use training is changing, and we need to be on top of what is happening.

The Most Important Learning Management System Features to Support Instructor-Led Courses

Absorb LMS

When these organizations become fed up with the effort of trying to manage their learning initiatives using pen and paper, spreadsheets, and various stone-age tools, they acquire a learning management system.

You May Be Training, But Is Your Team Learning?

As the job market tightens and businesses demand new skills at an ever-increasing rate, many companies are realizing the importance of training. for a pen and a notebook. If the technology and spending isn’t making a difference to the business, then something’s not working.

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