Using Twitter For Social Learning

LearnDash

While there are many tools available today that are conducive to social learning, usually the first ones that come to people’s minds are Facebook and Twitter given their mainstream influence in social media. But can Twitter really be used for social learning?

Create Beautiful Custom Dropdown Menus With jQuery—Storyline Edition

eLearning Brothers

Generally speaking what I have done is: Created two Storyline Variables: One holds my list of items. I mostly used clips from this CodePen to create mine: [link]. You can follow him on Twitter or connect with him on LinkedIn for additional tips and examples.

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Create Beautiful Custom Dropdown Menus With jQuery—Captivate Edition

eLearning Brothers

Generally speaking what I have done is: Created two Captivate Variables: One holds my list of items. I mostly used clips from this CodePen to create mine: [link]. You can follow him on Twitter or connect with him on LinkedIn for additional tips and examples.

Create custom 3D models for PowerPoint

BrightCarbon

There usually comes a point where you want to create your own 3D models in PowerPoint to add that little pinch of excitement to your presentation. Step 1: Create your cube’s faces. Open PowerPoint and create a new presentation.

Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with e's

What a shame they couldn't have just let me stay on board the plane, I thought, instead of rushing me gasping and sweating across a huge international airport and creating all the stress of airport security and passport control. Within the hour, KLM were on Twitter, responding to my tweet.

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Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. Twitter gets a bad rap. Twitter is a marketer’s dream.

Join us! Snagit contest on Twitter: #TuesdayswithSnagit

TechSmith Camtasia

Check the Twitter widget below…. TuesdayswithSnagit combines weekly themes, quick thinking, deadlines, and color commentary into a social contest on Twitter. To get up and running, you will need a Twitter account and a copy of Snagit.

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9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Creating learning videos or micro-learning videos is a blessing in disguise. Following this guide will help you in creating engaging, interactive videos. You can create information-intensive, thoughtful videos with the practical implementation of the concepts.

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How to Make A Thousand Training Videos for YouTube FAST (Customer Story)

TechSmith Camtasia

Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communications software and services, created a video library of resources for customers and employees. He was tasked with creating and implementing a library of training videos for Avaya products and services. At a glance.

Twitter Tips for Your Business

OpenSesame

If you’re just beginning with Twitter, it can be daunting trying to keep up with the 24/7 activity. These apps help you organize, schedule, and analyze your Twitter. It allows for multiple custom timelines to be viewed at once and you can manage multiple accounts all from the same page.

Custom Lectora Video Controls

Integrated Learnings

For example, a red and white course template will create a distracting visual contrast to Windows Media Player’s black and blue controls. From there, you can easily create some buttons labeled with what each does, but this isn’t a very elegant solution. By Joseph Suarez.

Custom Branching Navigation with PowerPoint

Integrated Learnings

PowerPoint-based rapid eLearning tools, such as Articulate Presenter and Snap by Lectora, allow branched navigation, meaning you can create a non-linear navigation path still controlled through the course player’s next and back buttons. Custom Show. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US.

How Better Customer Service Training Turns Angry Customers into Brand Ambassadors

eLearningMind

Any customer-facing organization understands that it’s fairly impossible to keep everyone happy, all the time. But second (and most importantly), it’s the ideal opportunity to become the best in customer service and limit irate customers in the future.

9 Ways to Create Highly Effective Learning Videos

Hurix Digital

Creating learning videos or micro-learning videos is a blessing in disguise. Following this guide will help you in creating engaging, interactive videos. You can create information-intensive, thoughtful videos with the practical implementation of the concepts.

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How to Create Engaging Training in the Age of the Eight Second Attention Span

TalentLMS

In this post, we’ll teach you how to expand your learners’ attention span and create engaging training. 11 tips to create engaging training. If being on-topic is the first rule for creating engaging training content, being succinct is the second.

How to Navigate Difficult Internal and External eLearning Customers

eLearning Brothers

The root of these common client issues is a lack of understanding about what’s involved in the creative process of creating eLearning content. So what do you need in order to address this lack of understanding from difficult eLearning customers?

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How to Create a Quiz

ProProfs

Using an online quiz making tool is probably the most efficient way to create and post a quiz. ProProfs is definitely the most comprehensive quiz making tool with its ability to create quizzes within a few minutes and the option to explore from innumerable quizzes from the online quiz library.

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Deliver Outstanding Customer Service with Screen Recording

TechSmith Camtasia

Over the past several years, the term customer experience has continued to gain momentum. Shep Hyken, in his article written for Forbes about trends in customer experience , advises brands to “realize the power of word-of-mouth marketing. Customer service is the new marketing.”.

This Week on #TalkTech: Games for Customer Education, Learn to Code and Samsung Partners With Visa

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. Topic 1: How can mobile apps and games be used to educate customers about a company? If you want to educate customers, you have to do it in a medium they enjoy.

SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?

mysimpleshow

As online tutor, you can leverage the video format and create video lectures and other explainer videos. So be wise and choose a platform that lets you use the format for creating rich courses backed with relevant explainer videos. What are you really good at?

5 Reasons to Put Your Customers “In the Know”

Mindflash

But, companies are also creatively using online training to put external groups “in the know”, particularly partners/resellers/vendors and customers. Meet your customers where they are increasingly congregating—in the cloud—and consider the following focus areas for educating your customers.

Learning Management Systems: Creating sustainable training support for Corporate Learners

G-Cube

They need to create a sustainable system of training support that reinforces learning, assesses learners, provide intelligent inputs on the way forward for future learning, and much more. The shelf life of acquired knowledge and skills in the corporate world is getting shorter by the day.

Turning the screws on Twitter

Learning with e's

Twitter has taken on a life of its own, in more ways than one. In January I wrote an innocuous looking post called Teaching with Twitter. Neil Witt , one of my colleagues here at the University of Plymouth warned yesterday in his blog that Twitter is in danger of being overhyped.

Using Captivate to Create Cool Text Animations

Integrated Learnings

It’s screen recording is top notch for creating simulations and its ability to track variables and advanced actions makes it very versatile to my needs. Each animation can be customized with fonts, sizing, color, and more. Customizing a Text Animation. by Jonathan Shoaf.

Integrating Twitter in Adobe Captivate

Steve Howard

This widget allows us to integrate Twitter with Adobe Captivate, creating a ‘live’ back channel in our training, one that is also archived and searchable. By creating a custom Twitter account and appropriate hashtags, learners and teachers/moderators can see what is bing said about a lesson. Click the image to view Shameer's demo of Twitter in Captivate.

How to Create Step-By-Step Instructions Using Visuals

TechSmith Camtasia

By creating step-by-step instructions using visuals, you can key readers into details that may otherwise not have been communicated. In the last year, I’ve been working as a technical writer for Joyent writing instructions and creating videos geared towards users of all skill levels.

EdCast the Twitter of Education Raises 16 Million in Latest Funding Round

Training Industry

Mehta applied this idea to learning with EdCast, a platform he describes as “the Twitter of education.” Asset Management (an investment arm of one of EdCast’s customers). In addition to learning from thought leaders on EdCast’s 15 channels, users can create their own channels and encourage people to follow their work as well. Will the “Twitter of education” accomplish this goal?

Adobe Captivate 4: Creating Printable PDFs

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Selecting this option will create a PDF version of your project without the need to use Adobe Acrobat. behave a little differently than PDFs you create from a print document. Customer's will be able to watch the. Customer's will. Follow me on twitter: [link].

How to Create Content for a Blended Learning Model

Hurix Digital

Now that you are familiar with the advantages of blended learning, the question arises how to create content for blended learning resources? With so many digital technologies available on both proprietary and free-to-use platforms, creating blended learning resources may seem a daunting task.

How to Create Content for a Blended Learning Model

Hurix Digital

Now that you are familiar with the advantages of blended learning, the question arises how to create content for blended learning resources? With so many digital technologies available on both proprietary and free-to-use platforms, creating blended learning resources may seem a daunting task.

Creating a Smart Next Button in Lectora

Integrated Learnings

Ok, simple enough, so I don't inherit the next button and add a custom button to the last page of each chapter. Creating a smart next button. You have created a smart button. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. by Jonathan Shoaf. Reducing the number of objects in your development project saves time to develop and makes project maintenance easier.

How to Create a Quiz that Generates Leads and Sales

ProProfs

Creating a quiz that looks appealing to your audience is a daunting task and needs a lot of creativity and planning. That’s why, it’s important to focus on designing an appropriate quiz framework initially that covers three major steps create, distribute and follow-up.

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TWearning? 47 Awesome Twitter Tools

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

TWITTER is only one of Many micro-blogging platforms. The open platforms allow others to create custom applications that leverage the content of another system via that system's API, or application programming interface. Follow dl08 on twitter for all of the latest updates.

Twitter # 10 The Creators

Vignettes Learning

The customer revolution is here - where customers are the focus. People who create and sell and share their ideas. We CREATE A STRING of words and Google answers back. Industrial revolution succeeded. We are able to produce more products at the least costs. Yet, another one is now here - the Creators is the new market. Google is an example.

CrowdedInk.com - Fun with TWITTER avatars

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I wanted to find a web app that would pull out all of the avatars of my Twitter followers and put them into a collage.jpg. I sent out the question to my twitter peeps and this was the first reponse that I got back. This has nothing to do with eLearning! But, I think its VERY cool.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

So how can we, as instructional designers and eLearning developers, avoid the problems created by eLearning-in-a-vacuum? These are just a few ideas for social anchors that might help create a more social learning enabled environment for the lonely eLearner.

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5 free tools for creating slick infographics

eFront

We have taken a look at some free tools for creating infographics and here are our favorites: 1. You can create charts using real data and there are some cool chart type options. Piktochart offers a number of decent free themes ( and more for the paid version) for creating simple visualizations. is very user-friendly and helps you create infographics in seconds. A grid allows for a perfect layout and you can customize in a number of ways.

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