CATHY MOORE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Her advice and designs have been used by organizations that include Microsoft, Pfizer, the US Army, Barclays, and the US Department of the Interior. We now have a far bigger toolset, though most of the time we don’t use it well and cling to the familiar, top-down, create-it-and-forget-it “course.” In many organizations, managers see ‘training’ as the solution for every performance problem and have courses created to address these.

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Creating Software Demos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you've tried Adobe Presenter with Video Express , you are probably aware that you can create a video of yourself as you present your PowerPoint slides, and then display either yourself, your slides, or both in the published project. I'm creating an update lesson, not a full how-to video. From the task bar, I retrieve Video Express, and hit the Create New Project button. by Jennie Ruby.

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Learning From the World’s Biggest Brands, How to Consult, and Scaling Up a Niche Course Subscription Platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync

LifterLMS

Learning from the world’s biggest brands, how to consult, and scaling up a niche course subscription platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Gary shares his story of how he got into the voice-over industry and got to the point of creating various types of instructional content for others in his industry. Choosing your market before choosing how you will serve them is a great strategy to creating valuable content.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her advice and designs have been used by organizations that include Microsoft, Pfizer, the US Army, Barclays, and the US Department of the Interior. We now have a far bigger toolset, though most of the time we don’t use it well and cling to the familiar, top-down, create-it-and-forget-it “course.” In many organizations, managers see ‘training’ as the solution for every performance problem and have courses created to address these.

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

As an independent LMS consultant who has focused on extended enterprise learning for more than 20 years, here’s my quick take on differences that can make a big impact on your results. ” You can create distinct experiences for each domain by configuring branding, language localizations, content libraries, integrations, personalized learner home pages, notifications, features, and business process workflow. How to create a multi-year strategy.

JOE GANCI – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He is widely considered a guru for his expertise in eLearning development, and consults with clients worldwide. Organizations that have been creating e-learning for a long time, to improve their processes. My frustration stems in part from the fact that as eLearning development tools have become more powerful, and in other cases weaker, eLearning design has suffered on the altar of creating learning faster and cheaper. ABOUT JOE GANCI (President, eLearningJoe, LLC).

Show Me the Money: Building a Rock-Solid Business Case for E-Learning

SweetRush

Love them or hate them, Microsoft project managers are known for estimating the length of a project, and then adding 30%. If you’re creating a new program or upgrading an existing e-learning program, look at what your company might save through regained productivity, reduced employee turnover rates, and/or increased repeat customers due to higher satisfaction. E-learning We Listen, Consult, Solve

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The Ken Blanchard Companies Releases Kenbot™ for SLII®

Mobile Coach

Kenbot for SLII teaches leaders how to build meaningful connections with coworkers that create exponential impact. Creates opportunities for sharing ideas and insights with other users Sends reminders on key tasks like One on One conversations. SAN DIEGO, Oct.

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Software Courses Sell Really Well

LearnDash

Many people like the idea of creating and selling an online course but what isn’t so clear is all the time is what that course should be about! Sure it is fun to creating courses around your passion but not every passion is a viable (profitable) niche. When I was consulting for Fortune 500 companies on their elearning programs it was always a combination of software and process training.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Dude, Watch Your Aspect. Ratio!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When creating eLearning in TechSmith Camtasia, Adobe Captivate, or Articulate Storyline, one critical consideration is the physical width and height of your project (also known as the canvas size).   Because eLearning often begins in Microsoft PowerPoint, let's start there.     In Adobe Captivate, when creating new projects, select Blank Project and then, from the Canvas drop-down menu, choose an appropriate 16:9 aspect ratio.

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Why Today’s ELearning Can Stink

LearnDash

Elearning today is suffering from standards of the past, from instructional design principles to the tools we use to create the courses. However, as great as Articulate is, sometimes courses created in the program have a negative perception of rehashed PowerPoint presentations. On many of my consulting arrangements, I was asked to develop elearning using one of two programs: Articulate or Captivate.

JANE HART – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

After all, L&D can’t create everything everyone needs at work or prepare them for the future. JANE HART: This year, it has unsurprisingly been web meeting platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams and collaboration platforms like Microsoft Teams and Slack that top the list.

3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning

LearnDash

That said, in my consulting arrangements I have seen some misconceptions from leadership regarding elearning – which if gone unchecked can have a negative impact on the company. Below are the three biggest misconceptions that I have come across in my consulting career: 1. I can recall a project where we were tasked with creating an elearning program for a new software system.

Microlearning Instructional Design: Less Is More

Infopro Learning

Many instructional design professionals that I have consulted with here at InfoPro Learning are still shackled to the idea that formal training should last hours at a time, and should be instructor-led. For example, let’s say that you are creating a microlearning curriculum for your company’s line of products targeted toward your salespeople and product resellers. Formal Training Status Quo.

Digital Stratosphere 2020 – Exploring Digital Transformation in a COVID19 world

Epilogue Systems

We are excited to be a part of a free digital conference, Digital Stratosphere 2020, organized by our partner, @Third Stage Consulting Group. More than ever, organizations across the world are craving direction and ideas on how to navigate their transformations in this post-coronavirus reality that we are living in,” said Eric Kimberling, CEO of Third Stage Consulting Groupand keynote speaker at the Digital Stratosphere conference.

LearnDash Launches Affiliate Program, Updates Logo

LearnDash

Strategic consulting advice for all customers. So, on launch day we just went with the logo at hand, which was hastily made in… wait for it… Microsoft Paint. While we were at it, we created a nifty favicon as well. Many of you have contacted us wondering if we had an affiliate program in place. Well, as of today, the answer to that question is now “YES!”

27+ Best WordPress Development Companies Based on their Specialization, Location and Cost

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Providing everything from digital strategy and WordPress development services to design services and technical consultation, Trew knowledge is a top-tier full-service WordPress development agency. Strategy & Consultation. Marketing Consulting and Management. Consulting.

Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Communication: How to Use Both to Absolutely Dominate Remote Work

TechSmith Camtasia

Chatting by SMS text or online chat such as Microsoft Teams or Slack are often synchronous, as well. Here at TechSmith, I used to coordinate the work of several outside consulting agencies. Some of those consultants were in the U.S., Microsoft Teams Slack SMS text.

Why you need a training management system that integrates with Zapier

Arlo Training & Events Software

If it’s not already an integration , there’ll be a hefty price tag for customization – from consultation through to development. We’re proud to say Arlo has joined other industry-leading organizations, like Salesforce, Google and Dropbox and Microsoft as a Zapier partner.

Is Your Brand Killing Course Sales?

LearnDash

You don’t have to run out and hire a branding consultant though. Once you have that established you should create a simple logo. Here’s a tip: open up Photoshop (or Microsoft Word) and type your business name out. You want to know what is just as important as the content in the online course you sell? Your brand. Whether your brand is you or it is your company, having a strong brand can be a game-changer for your business.

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Motivate Your Employees with e-Learning Incentives

Your Training Edge

HR consultant Insperity notes that investing in employees’ education sends the message that you care about them. Many sites offer courses on a wide variety of topics, from using productivity software like Microsoft Office or Adobe Creative Suite to data analysis to magazine design. A senior employee who enjoys sharing her expertise may be interested in creating custom e-learning courses. More engaged employees help to create a better work environment.

The short-cut buyers guide: LMS requirements and more

Docebo

We’ve created an LMS requirements checklist for you so that you can, as easily as possible, land on the right LMS for the learning experience your audience needs. Let’s talk finalizing your learning management system requirements.

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Microlearning Instructional Design: Less Is More

Infopro Learning

Many instructional design professionals that I have consulted with here at InfoPro Learning are still shackled to the idea that formal training should last hours at a time, and should be instructor-led. For example, let’s say that you are creating a microlearning curriculum for your company’s line of products targeted toward your salespeople and product resellers. Formal Training Status Quo.

Becoming a Learning Architect

Integrated Learnings

Then came performance consulting, a new buzz phrase that attempted to turn instructional designers into consultants who would investigate performance issues and work towards interventions to close that gap, both instructional and non-instructional. This was a hard sell to our clients, and it took (and still takes) a lot of selling and convincing to get their buy-in to trust us as consultants. By Dean Hawkinson.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 7, 2020

Mike Taylor

Last week’s most clicked item: MICROSOFT’S ANNOUNCEMENT CHANGES THE FUTURE OF LEARNING – HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW. Email] – Create great looking email signatures with Signature.email.

Teaching Kids Programming

TechSmith Camtasia

Together, they combined years of professional programming experience to create Teaching Kids Programming (TKP). Lynn is a former Microsoft employee who now acts as a BigData consultant. She first began piecing together the outline of what would eventually become Teaching Kids Programming a few years ago when she started a local series of events for Microsoft’s Digigirlz program. Can’t see the video? Click here.

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3 Stupidly Simple Ways to Profit from E-Learning

LearnDash

If you are interested in profiting from what you know in the e-learning industry, whether you are an instructional designer, programmer, consultant, or something else, you can absolutely earn additional income by doing one (hopefully more) of the following: 1. It would be so great if you could create a website and just ask people to buy your knowledge, but that’s not the way the world works. Create a Learning Portal. Similar to idea #2, you need to create a site.

Tech Tuesday: Dive into Big Data

mLevel

The natural next step has been to bring in a consultancy to help build out the extra 20% that the LMS did not provide to try and get the LMS to a state where it would be usable (and useful) for the entire organization. mLevel has hooked up an event engine to create XAPI statements to provided details around specific interactions with the learning activity. The Future of Learning Data.

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Make your Screencasts Pop in 3D!

TechSmith Camtasia

A more affordable way to give some 3D perspective to your screencasts is offered by the new Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, which now treats video files as first class citizen. Here is how: First create your screencast in Camtasia like you normally would do. Open PowerPoint 2010 and create a blank new slide. Today you're in for a big treat! One of my favorite screencasters, Paolo Tosolini has shared his tips to make your screencasts stand out from the crowd!

Our Top 10 Picks to Keep You On Top

Degreed

To counter, organizations should be shifting toward solutions that allow workers to create new knowledge. LeapGen is a new, forward-thinking HR technology consulting firm who has put together a series of interviews digging into what the world’s most innovative companies are doing when it comes to digital learning. Second, learning in the flow of work is so much broader than just integrating learning systems with workflow tools like Microsoft Office or Slack.

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Is eLearning Dead? Is Instructional Design Dying with It?

Kapp Notes

This trend too is being played out in my consulting and observations. billion and the subsequent purchase of LinkedIn by Microsoft for $26.2 I have witnessed the shift of focus in my consulting where companies are seeking alternatives to eLearning such as mobile learning, virtual reality, gamification and other learning interventions outside of a computer or laptop delivered self-paced course. Death of Self-Pace eLearning.

Have you ever had the URGE to play a video game while driving?

Kapp Notes

NNA) and Microsoft Corp. have merged automobile design and gaming technology to create the first-ever fully integrated gaming system within a vehicle. NDA) and equipped with the Xbox 360â„¢ next-generation video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Nissan URGE concept car allows drivers (while parked) to play “Project Gotham Racing® 3” using the car's own steering wheel, gas pedal and brake pedal while viewing the game on a flip-down seven-inch LCD screen.

Tech Tuesday: Dive into Big Data

mLevel

The natural next step has been to bring in a consultancy to help build out the extra 20% that the LMS did not provide to try and get the LMS to a state where it would be usable (and useful) for the entire organization. mLevel has hooked up an event engine to create XAPI statements to provided details around specific interactions with the learning activity. The Future of Learning Data.

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The Value of a Virtual Academy

CLO Magazine

When Microsoft needed a more efficient way to deliver education to its global finance function, it tore down the classroom walls and created a flexible, Web-based learning model. Prior to 2008, when it came to employee development, Microsoft held a subsection of course offerings in person twice a year in a centralized location in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and one in Asia-Pacific called Learning Weeks.

Podcast 36: How to Deploy B2B2B Certification Rapidly – With Ha Nguyen McNeill

Talented Learning

And what that means is that our members create software solutions that help other businesses. Our members are some of the biggest software companies – including Microsoft and IBM, Oracle and Salesforce. And we also sell directly to end-users… Plus there’s a growing number of organizations that operate as SAM consultancies and tool providers. So tell us how you created content for the certification…. How to Create Lasting Value from External Training.

How PowerPoint’s New Shape Tools Can Upgrade Your Training Design

Mindflash

The New Features in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Unlike grouping which doesn’t fully unite the shapes into one new shape, the shape union tool allows you to blend shapes to create your own custom shapes. Before you can use these new features you’ll need to do some quick customization of your PowerPoint ribbon ( a shout-out to Microsoft for making the ribbon fully customizable in 2010 ). 5 Must-See PowerPoint Tutorials for Creating Better Training.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 10, 2020

Mike Taylor

Listen, consult & lead.” —Jen Cath Ellis and Kim Tuohy have created a totally brilliant learning design competition that is currently running as part of the lead up to The Learning Conference 2020. learning] – Microsoft Learn is a big collection of learning resources for all kinds of their tools. “You have: Training, Schooling, Benchmarks, Industry peers, Entrenched experience, Data, data, data They have: great ideas, not-so-great ideas.