Writing Conversations for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

In a previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters (a mentor and mentee or learning character) to deliver eLearning content. Listen to conversations where someone is explaining something.

Microlearning Thoughts – Conversations With Learning Leaders

Upside Learning

Episode 1 – Amit Garg speaks with Sam Taylor As part of our Go Beyond campaign on Microlearning, we are having conversations with learning leaders on their experiences with microlearning. On the first discussion of this series Microlearning Thoughts, I was joined by Sam Taylor, Jr.


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Writing Conversations for eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

In the previous post, How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning , I described how I use conversations between two characters to deliver eLearning content. In this post, I’ll explain how to write and structure the conversation. My next post will discuss options for multimedia with conversation-driven elearning. In my conversation-driven coaching and mentoring course, the main character, Michael, is a newly promoted manager.

How to Discuss Sensitive Topics with Your Mentor or Mentee


Committing to mentorship means allowing yourself to be open to difficult discussions, just as often as you dive into easy ones. If you’re not sure about whether you should discuss a topic with your mentor or mentee, ask permission to ask. Just because someone is Black doesn’t mean they’ll want to discuss issues of race (e.g. Just because someone is a woman doesn’t mean they’ll want to discuss issues of gender (e.g. Some subjects are just hard to talk about.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

expert discussing the product, offering insights. Conversely, a health. and development programs that incorporate all the features discussed in this. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

The Uncomfortable Truth and Conversation

Learning Pool

During this module, we take you through some real-life scenarios, as our Black friends and family discuss their experiences with racism and how it makes them feel. The Uncomfortable Conversation. The post The Uncomfortable Truth and Conversation appeared first on Learning Pool.

How-To: Discussions Feature

Ed App

Our new Discussions and Assignments features have landed! For step-by-step instructions on how to access and leverage the Discussions feature to its full capabilities, read on. Part A: Admin View – How to Set Up the Discussions Feature. Once you have logged into EdApp, find the Discussions feature right beside where you would normally create a lesson. . Step 1: Click the dropdown next to create a lesson and select “Create a discussion”.

What to Do When Discussion Goes Pear-Shaped: Or What I Learned From Reading “Crucial Conversations”


Book Review: “Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High” You know those times you mix it up with a fellow employee, dear friend, or relative? And in their book, Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High , authors Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler lay it out for you. And the explanations, strategies, and tools in Crucial Conversations come directly from that experience.

The Accidental Designer: Book Group Discussion Guide

Learning Visions

Want to have a good starting point for a team meeting discussion? At the request of a client who was starting a discussion group for her team on The Accidental Instructional Designer, I created a Book Group Discussion Guide. Get the conversation flowing with The Accidental Instructional Designer Book Group Discussion Guide. Looking to develop your team''s ID skills?

Making constructive conversations

Clark Quinn

So, Charles advocates an approach to be taken in conversations with employees that involves a set of specific questions. The first one is designed to open discussion. As part of my thinking about the Future of Work, I’ve been thinking about how to make it safe to share, in the sense of an innovation culture (ala the Learning Organization ).

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

being discussed in. Conversely, if you choose. conversation. discuss issues. Discuss the recommendations for what. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. 3C O N T E N T S Contents Introduction PA G E 4 Five Steps to a. Results-Driven. Curriculum.

How to Replace Meetings With Video-Based Discussions

TechSmith Camtasia

How many times have you been in a meeting where two or three people dominated the conversation and everyone else had to fight to have their voice heard? It can be frustrating when you are in the middle of a good discussion, but all of a sudden the scheduled time is up and you have to cut it short before completing the goal of the meeting. One new way that TechSmith and other companies are overcoming some of these challenges is through asynchronous video-based discussions.

Discussion with Lucid Meetings

Kapp Notes

And of course none of those apps helped us prepare for the meeting or follow-through on the discussions, action items, or decisions we made during the meeting. Searchable records that maintain a history of any team’s conversations: it’s not just a meeting or place, but rather a continuum of activity over time – important for long standing groups or projects.

Introducing the EdApp Discussions and Assignments Feature

Ed App

After the announcement of our Playlists feature, we are excited to follow up with Discussions and Assignments. The Discussions and Assignments feature was designed to increase the amount of social interaction to ensure the success of adult learning. This exciting addition enables learners to collaborate with each other in a forum-like discussion, strengthening the power of peer learning. Find our comprehensive guide on Discussions here and our guide on Assignments here.

Introducing the EdApp Discussions and Assignments Features

Ed App

After the announcement of our Playlists feature, we are excited to follow up with Discussions and Assignments. The Discussions and Assignments features were designed to increase the amount of social interaction to ensure the success of adult learning. This exciting addition enables learners to collaborate with each other in a forum-like discussion, strengthening the power of peer learning. Find our comprehensive guide on Discussions here and our guide on Assignments here.

Adding Discussion Forums to Your LMS


Adding a discussion forum is a good idea to achieve a vibrant LMS that engulfs learners and elevates their appetite to learn. Therefore, including a discussion forum in LMS is an ideal solution to build collaboration by bringing learners and instructors on a single converging point. How to Add a Discussion Forum to Your Learning Management System? ProProfs has come up with a unique way to help you add a discussion forum to your online training. Initiate Discussions .

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Overheard Discussion

Kapp Notes

Here is a snippet of a discussion I overheard between a manager of instructional design and her supervisor. The ratio of development time for conversion for online training is anywhere from 40 to 100 hrs to 1 hr of delivery depending on the level of interactivy and current state of content, and for a 6 week curriculum - that's a very long time. I hope you've never had a similar discussion but I bet you have.

Speak Up with Lectora Conversational Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

As acclaimed journalist and science fiction writer Cory Doctorow once said, “Conversation is king.” ” Even though we’ve taken his words in a slightly different direction, we’d like to think that by that logic, our conversational scenarios have at least a little bit of royal blood in them. Today, we’re featuring a few conversational scenario templates for Lectora that are sure to give voice to your training topics.

The Conversation Catalyst - Create High-Speed Webinar Discussions - Tip #154

Vignettes Learning

Motivate learners to help you create your content Click here to view an excerpt from Tricks of the Lazy Trainer. Click here to download the handout. Key Ideas to help you: 1. Show a slide and graphic that represents the question and content Show them an image with books packed into a shelf. Then ask the question "How do learners learn today?" Since you showed the image with the message, learners will type in their own interpretation of the image and the question.

MOBI to ePUB Conversion Made Easy with These 7 Converters


Related Read: 8 eBook Conversion Tools Compatible with Multiple Formats. Here we are discussing the top 7 converters you can use for MOBI to ePUB conversion – 1. Apart from said conversion, ePUBor also allows you to convert various other formats such as PDF, AZW, TPZ, and PRC. Guide: How to Automate PDF to ePub3 Conversion. Loaded with an eBook library management app, Calibre is a powerful free software for MOBI to ePUB conversion.

6 Good Reasons Why Flash to HTML5 Conversion is Important

Infopro Learning

Because of this, HTML5 has become a hot topic of discussion in the eLearning sector for creating responsive online courses. Here are six good reasons for you to understand why conversion from Flash to HTML5 is important: Infographic Content Modernization Learning ExperienceOrganizations have now understood the consequences of this change and accelerated the process of modernizing their Flash-based eLearning courses into HTML5.

A Conversation with Brandon Carson

Kapp Notes

Carson: In the book I discuss five “edge technologies” that are having a profound impact on the workplace (both in the short-term and long-term) and by proxy affect how Learning organizations should approach training and performance improvement moving forward. The edge technologies I discuss are: workplace automation, the cloud, mobile, big data and learning analytics, and the Internet of Everything. I discuss how to get started in the book. Brandon Carson.

A Conversation with Connie Malamed

Kapp Notes

I discuss visual design principles in the context of effective learning and communication. I am so excited to be a stop on Connie Malamed’ s blog book tour. She already has one great book so I was anxiously waiting for her next one. It is awesome, filled with great advice for those of us who are visually challenged. This book contains all kinds of great tips and techniques for creating exciting and visually appealing eLearning.

A Conversation with Clark Quinn

Kapp Notes

His latest is Revolutionize Learning & Development where he discusses the need for the field to change and change dramatically. Here is part of our enjoyable conversation. The other day I had a chance to catch up with Clark Quinn, he is passionate about the field of L&D and has been a thought leader in the field for sometime guiding thinking and change in a number of areas. He has written a number of books on many topics in the field.

Benefits of Using RPA for Flash to HTML5 Conversion

Hurix Digital

We have discussed in detail how the content industry can benefit most from the conversion in our Fast-tracking Flash to HTML5 Conversion – Modernization with a Purpose white paper. As a result, the conversion from Flash to HTML5 is seen as a way to boost efficiency, productivity, and profitability. RPA can be leveraged at every step of the Flash to HTML5 conversion process and ease tensions for businesses.

Conversion from Flash Based Technologies with the DOD

Adobe Captivate

The post Conversion from Flash Based Technologies with the DOD appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Discussion Project Upgrade differences html swf discussion HTML5 project upgrade SWF

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A Conversation with Allessandria Polizzi

Kapp Notes

I had a great conversation the other day with Allessandria Polizzi. Kapp: We’ve discussed the concept of the “Silver Tsunami” what is that and how is it going to impact talent development in organizations. Who has had an interesting career working with a variety of organizations including 7-Eleven and Pizza Hut. We talked about the industry, talent management, her exciting new venture and the upcoming “Silver Tsunami” Here are some of the highlights.

Conversation on Conversations

Tony Karrer

Through blog comments and blog posts, an interesting conversation is emerging around – Conversations as Part of Concept Work. It somewhat started with my post Reduce Searching Start Talking where I suggest that there are points in our concept work where we need to be ready to move from search to conversation. In Conversation Questions , I pushed this a bit further based on Nancy Dixon - What Do We Get From Conversation That We Can't Get Any Other Way?

A Dialogue with Dianna: Tuning into the Hidden Story in Conversations


Those who attend the event live will receive a guide on how to tune into the hidden story in conversations. In this dialogue, Cylient CEO Dianna Anderson will discuss: Why exploring the hidden story behind your observations is so important right now. October 6, 2020 | 10 a.m.

Flash to HTML5 Conversion: Why are Authoring Tools the Best Choice?

CommLab India

In this blog on Flash to HTML5 conversion, we will discuss why authoring tools such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, iSpring, and Lectora Inspire are the best choice for HTML5 conversion. Learning Technology Flash to HTML5 conversions

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

I had an interesting conversation with Patrick Randolph from TalkWheel about different kinds of asynchronous conversation models that are emerging and how they might fit into broader eLearning Initiatives. Below I've captured aspects of our conversation (interestingly enough done via email - how old school). While Twitter is asynchronous, it's not easily used as other kinds of tools for discussion. I also looked at Making Intranet Discussion Groups Effective.

A Dialogue with Dianna: What’s the Cost of Conversations that Don’t Happen?


Sign Up (for Free) Here: Conversations are the conduits of culture. What kinds of conversations do you think we need to have but aren’t having? In this dialogue, Cylient CEO Dianna Anderson will discuss: Why people avoid conversations, and what types of conversations they avoid.

The 7 principles of fierce conversations every leader should know


When it comes to hard conversations, however, practical information gets scarce. Leaders in the modern corporate world face the challenge of carrying out almost impossible discussion with peers, clients, bank managers and team members. The 7 principles of fierce conversations. Come out from behind yourself, into the conversation, and make it real. A difficult conversation requires true presence. Being a good communicator helps a lot in any job.

A Little More Conversation – Building a Dynamic Social Learning Space

B Online Learning

I discuss how to create memorable conversations in your learning space and also provide some tips for e-gardening. If you missed my presentation at LearnX this year don’t worry. I have built my presentation using Articulate Replay. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development Facilitating eLearning Informal Learning Mobile Learning Social Media

Discussion Boards: A Key Element to Engage Learners

Content Raven

A discussion, or conversation, is the most proven way to get to the heart of any subject matter. Particularly for eLearning, discussion boards provide a common platform for learner-to-learner and trainer-to-learner interaction. learning and development online learning employee engagement learning

A Conversation with Clark Aldrich -Part One

Kapp Notes

This is Part One of a Two Part Interview: The other day I had the opportunity to have a conversation with Clark Aldrich and ask him a few questions about learning and development. For those who may not know Clark, here is a little about him before the discussion. Clark Aldrich first started writing about online learning and education as an e-learning analyst for the Gartner Group where he pioneered Gartner’s e-learning practice.

How To Customize Camtasia Conversation Scenarios in 5 Minutes

eLearning Brothers

The other is a conversational scenario that shows two characters talking to one another. The conversational scenarios can be a great way to demonstrate a sales interaction, an in-office protocol, or a friendly discussion. In the video below, I’ll show an example of one use of our conversational scenarios, and demonstrate how to build a conversation from our templates.