Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #04

Mike Taylor

Live Polling & Voting ?Q&A Free Add to Calendar Button | Eventable Free “Add to Calendar” button. Unlimited calendar adds. Works with all calendars: Google, Outlook, iCal, Yahoo, Thunderbird, Lotus… Effective Presentations. App of the Week.

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Wild and Wacky Friday - WetPaint websites

Take an e-Learning Break

Wetpaint has created several videos that demonstrate the advantages of Wetpaint over competitors such as freewebs or wikia (in the style of PC vs. Mac) Check it out: [link] Consider a WetPaint site as a quick way to build a collaborative learning site. Slideshows , photos, and text are easily added, as are widgets such as polls, calendars, and YouTube videos.


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XBlocks in Open edX: An Introduction


integrations with Google Drive and Calendar. polls and surveys. Google Drive – Enables embedding of Google Documents or Google Calendar within a course. Video – A video player that works with multiple video hosting sites. There are a wide number of XBlocks available for the Open edX platform which can be installed by anyone running their own site for course authors to use.

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Moving to the Virtual Classroom: A Trainer’s Roadmap to Success with Cindy Huggett #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Construction site – might not be the best use of virtual. Cool: Cindy’s using Poll Everywhere right now – 35% of participants using WebEx]. Tips for multitasking: be prepared – know your content really well know your software – make sure you know where the button is to find the poll question! Teaching online is like teaching after lunch.” ~ Jennifer Hoffman Open poll, use breakouts, app share, use chat, annotate, handouts, notes, etc. –

What It’s Really Like to Change Your Career Online

General Assembly

It leverages the best features of both platforms, such as polls, private channels, and breakout rooms, ” he said. Conquer homework by blocking off time on your calendar each week during the hours in which you focus best. How you can make the most of GA’s new Immersive Remote programs.

Top 8 FREE Open Source LMSs

eLearning 24-7

Have either in the offering itself or via 3rd party sites – tutorials, books, whatever to help people build the platform. These include assessment tool, social including chat and forums, learner home page, calendar, email notifications, bookmarks, file repository, certificates, add users and groups and course catalog. Everyone loves free, especially with software.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2014


Mynd - It''s time the calendar got a makeover. trackthisforme - A data-lovers dream, this site can track anything you want—from your mood, to how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll pop. Slice - The must-have tool for avid online shoppers, Slice tracks orders, spending and price drops across all your online shopping sites. Share a Story - Share your story or read others on this crowdsourced storytelling site.

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Top 10 ‘Must Have’ Blended Learning Tools


The instructor then asks a general question or polls the attendees and everyone responds by typing in their answer on their tablet. Specific examples include how assignments are submitted, surveys or polls are taken, and tests are administered. A few free blogging sites are and Network Solutions. Try posting a poll on a Facebook page on what training employees would like to see in the future. You want to schedule a meeting with your sales team.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #07

Mike Taylor

It is a software solution for Microsoft PowerPoint which enables Presenters to seamlessly create polls, word clouds and surveys, stream content and their presentation to attendees’ mobile devices.

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8 Quick Ways To Boost The Productivity Of Your eLearning Team


This may be in the form of a traditional exam, or surveys and polls to get the team member’s perspective. Keep An Up-To-Date eLearning Project Calendar. Create an eLearning project calendar, complete with individual assignments and milestones. For example, cross an item off the calendar once they have completed the required tasks. eLearning Project Managers must keep their collaborators on task and on time.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing


Social learning features like calendaring, video conferencing, realtime chat, blogs, and polls provide ideal opportunities for peer-to-peer knowledge sharing. Features like bios, online communities, customized schedules and alerts, and personal profiles (much like those seen on social media sites) are all helpful in creating company cultures that are collaborative and knowledge-wealthy.

Seven challenges of managing a remote team and how to overcome them


From a simple online poll that lists selected dates and times that team members can choose to calendaring apps and a variety of websites and free hosts that assess participant availability, there are ways that make the process of scheduling a meeting less stressful. (It About the author: Levi Olmstead is Head of Community and SEO at G2 , a B2B software and services review site with over 650,000 real-user reviews. Remote teams are extremely common in today’s workforce.

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5 Blended Learning Activities to Consider for Memorable Corporate eLearning Courses


There are a variety of free blogging sites that feature blog templates and themes. Once they’ve completed the site, develop a master list that features every blog so that they can give and receive feedback. Social media sites, like Facebook and Twitter, can be transformed into engaging and interactive support online training tools. Most social media sites also have built-in feedback tools, such as Facebook and YouTube polls.

Learning Management Systems Promote Knowledge Sharing


Social learning features like calendaring, video conferencing, realtime chat, blogs, and polls provide ideal opportunities for peer-to-peer knowledge sharing. Features like bios, online communities, customized schedules and alerts, and personal profiles (much like those seen on social media sites) are all helpful in creating company cultures that are collaborative and knowledge-wealthy.

Navigating the New Normal: Advice from Degreed Clients | Unilever


For example, we’re using a calendar planner tool to outline all the activities that are the result of the Coronavirus. We’re using interactivity tools, whiteboards, and polls. Degreed: You mentioned Pathways that Degreed rolled out on the consumer site for factory workers.

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

DB Freebies – this site rounds up all the great design freebies from Behance and Dribble. Site Palette – A browser extension that extracts the color scheme from a website. Site Palette – a browser extension to generate color palettes for your projects. Color Leap | Do a little time traveling and browse the colors of history with this fun, cool site. Iloveimg is a fast, free site with just about any tool you could want to edit images in bulk.

Facebook for e-Learning


Events Calendar You can create, edit and maintain a monthly calendar on your profile and share it with your learners. 2 ) Interactions between Learner and Instructor SurveyGizmo You can create surveys, polls and quizzes and send them to your classmates on Facebook. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)


As we turn the calendar into 2018, training leaders are looking for the next big things in learning and development. modality for employee training with 78% of respondents polled for inLearning’s 2017 Workplace Learning Report utilizing it. There’s a newfound intolerance for clicking through 20 sites to find what you need: SharePoint? Save the Date.

How to design elearning endings with impact


Show how other people answered questions using Elucidat’s Social Polling feature , which can be a great way to provoke reflection, discussion and behaviour change. Second, it uses social polling to put the individual’s responses and habits in a broader context, This can be reassuring and/or motivating! Don’t default to printable materials: look at linking up to other systems (like scheduling reminders in their calendar) or integrating with existing (or new!)

Integrating The Top 5 Social Media Platforms Into Your eLearning Course


In recent years social media sites have steadily risen in popularity. Create polls and surveys that give you the opportunity to improve your eLearning course and allow online learners to share their honest opinions. Keep your online learners up-to-date with the help of Google Events, which allows you to add events to your shared calendar, upload media, and invite online learners to events that may be of interest to them. Social media is an integral part of our lives.

Tech Toolbox #08

Mike Taylor

H5P empowers everyone to create, share and reuse interactive content – all you need is a web browser and a web site that supports H5P. Tweek Calendar — To Do list and Weekly Task Planner App —

How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)


Take your calendar and choose dates for the four phases of course creation: Pre-production (1 week). Quiz : This unit helps you create a self-assessment quiz that consists of multiple-choice, true/false questions, short poll, short answer, text with feedback, and confidence.

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K-12 and LMSs are Broken, Who’s to Blame?

eLearning 24-7

Calendar. Surveys or Polls. Skinning your site. Create a poll or survey, hand it out to the kids and let them provide feedback. When I see a Moodle site for a school or school district, I rarely see one that looks fun to use and modern. Back in the 90’s I taught high school and loved it. To this day, I still have very close friends who are teachers (middle school and high school).

How to Sell Your Online Course through a Webinar with Omar Zenhom from WebinarNinja


At you can learn more about new developments and how you can use LifterLMS to build online courses and membership sites. Omar Zenhom: And an easy softball poll could be something as fun as like, “What are you watching on Netflix these days?”

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

The study polls more than 2,000 employees and profiles dozens of executives to gauge their perception of fulfillment versus engagement, understand their current fulfillment at work, and examine the performance implications of being fulfilled. Themes can help you take control of what your LMS looks like to your learners, and with a few clicks of a button you can configure, brand and theme your site. Brand your site using a variety of colour selectors and image spots.

L&D Toolbox for February 2021

Mike Taylor

Design beautiful landing pages in under a minute, with features for power hosts: create a Zoom call, schedule your invitations and messages, poll your guests for a date, and even sell tickets all on one page. Multistream to 30+ Platforms Simultaneously | Restream Restream is the best way to live stream to YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, and 30+ streaming sites at once.

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