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.

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


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. Like a Microsoft and it made it really inflexible as this whole system.

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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. How to create a multi-year strategy.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with 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.

Top Ten Tools for Learning 2014

Experiencing eLearning

Microsoft Word isn’t exactly the most glamorous tool here, but it is a tool I use regularly for design documents, storyboards, and other projects for clients. Google Docs is where I keep track of my time spent on projects , create quick drafts, and other tasks.

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


Love them or hate them, Microsoft project managers are known for estimating the length of a project, and then adding 30%. E-learning We Listen, Consult, SolveBy now hopefully your company’s leadership team has bought off on the concept of e-learning as a cost-saver.

ROI 82

Why Today’s ELearning Can Stink


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.

3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning


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.

LearnDash Launches Affiliate Program, Updates Logo


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.

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.

Is Your Brand Killing Course Sales?


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.

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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. But other than that, Camtasia makes it easy to create, update and share our videos online.”.

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2015 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

25 years ago the Boston Consulting Group was predicting a future of virtually free telecommunications. Of course Skype has glitches and issues, and its new owner Microsoft is trying to extract value from users, but with a decent broadband connection Skype offers the real-time and asynchronous communications we could have only dreamed about 25 years ago. LinkedIn: Gone are the days of trying to keep track of people in Microsoft Outlook or some other contacts list.

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AI-as-a-Service: The Next Big Thing in Business Tech?

Talented Learning

Amazon , Google , IBM and Microsoft are major players in the AI-as-a-Service race. They see how AI is creating value for their competitors and they know they need AI to meet growing customer expectations. ” This will create complex security issues that can’t be ignored.

3 Stupidly Simple Ways to Profit from E-Learning


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. Create a Learning Portal.

Our Top 10 Picks to Keep You On Top


To counter, organizations should be shifting toward solutions that allow workers to create new knowledge. 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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10 Sales Engineering Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter


Tom is currently writing a book about his experiences as a sales engineer in Asia and his feed contains daily updates on his career consulting with Japanese and Singapore-based salespeople. You need the right strategies to create streamlined sales engineering processes for your business.

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. Today you're in for a big treat!

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 Articles of Interest: Principles for Creating a Successful Virtual Reality Learning Experience. Death of Self-Pace eLearning.

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.

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. for Microsoft Game Studios. -- Credits to MaxConsole for the reminder. This is an older story but I still find it interesting.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | April 12, 2019

Mike Taylor

“If you are deliberately trying to create a future that feels safe, you will willfully ignore the future that is likely.” – Seth Godin. The news of the week is that I’ve started a new gig, consulting with Change 4 Growth.

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


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. 5 Must-See PowerPoint Tutorials for Creating Better Training.

Learning Solutions Series: Web Conferencing Solutions Not Just for Meetings Anymore


Among them are big names such as Cisco’s® Webex® (32.5%), Citrix’s® GoTo™ products (15%), and Microsoft’s® communication tools (11%). New services in other areas, such as mobile and social collaboration, are disrupting the web conferencing market and creating additional competition.

Levelling up: Why mental health is just as important as our physical health

Brightwave Group

Our aim was to create a resource that increases the individual’s ability to recognize signs that something might not be quite right, and give them skills to reach out when needed.

ROI 52

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.

Tech Tuesday: Dive into Big Data


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. The Future of Learning Data.

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Huge MOOCs savings

Your Training Edge

There are still many businesses like Intel Giant McAfee, Microsoft, Google, Apple etc, that have adopted MOOCs in their corporate training and no lay off has been seen ever because of this step.

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What is an LMS?


Management as you use it to manage and administer your courses, which includes creating them, deciding who should take them and even selling them. Management as you use it to manage and administer your courses, which includes creating them, deciding who should take them and even selling them.

5 Must-Have LMS Integrations for Commercial Training Companies

Talented Learning

As a learning technology analyst and consultant, I’ve been asked that question more than a few times. Employee learning platforms were created to support mandatory compliance training and talent development. New group or category created.

What will be the biggest L&D Extinction Event of 2014?

Saffron Interactive

For learning styles, an entire industry has been created playing to something which has no real scientific evidence. As learning professionals, we are better off creating brain-friendly learning, based on solid design and learning principles, that meets the learning (and learners) need.”. Pull out of your battle-axes, consultants! Helen Blunden, Performance Consultant at Activate Learning Solutions (and Horrible Histories fan), is sick and tired of prescriptive training.

How to Make E-Learning So People Really Learn: Q&A With Ethan Edwards

ATD Learning Technologies

Ethan has been designing online instruction for almost 25 years, beginning with work at the PLATO laboratory at the University of Illinois, continuing through positions at Authorware, Macromedia, Microsoft, and as a consultant with a host of top companies in the United States and abroad.

Cybersecurity: Learning’s Imperative

CLO Magazine

How can we build a great level of safety and security within the digital side of our businesses and create a sense of safety and comfort for our employees?

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eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Some Fonts Read Better On-Screen eCommerce Consultant Dr. Ralph F. Different Fonts Convey Different Personas If you are creating eLearning for business professionals, you might want to use a different font in your design than you would for eLearning geared toward high school students.

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Insights from a presentation designer: Q&A with Julie Terberg


Julie Terberg is a passionate designer, consultant, writer, and Microsoft PowerPoint MVP based in Michigan. At the time, we used DOS-based software and everything we created was output to 35mm slide film. Echo was a Microsoft PowerPoint MVP for many years before I was nominated.