Backing the future #BackToTheFuture

Learning with e's

It's Back to the Future Day - the day the fictional characters Marty McFly and Dr Emmett Brown arrive from 1985 into 'the future' in the wonderful science fiction movie trilogy Back to the Future. There is no mention of the Internet in the movie.

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Snagit for Google Chrome Keeps on GIF’ing

Visual Lounge

When recording a window, the drop-down menus in Google Docs, for example, are technically a separate window. Animated GIFs are silent movies. Snagit with Google Docs. This shows how animated GIFs can be added to a Google Docs file and still remain animated.

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Jane Hart’s Top 100 Learning Tools

Jay Cross

I store all my files online, in Dropbox, Google Docs, and iCloud. As movie editors go, this one’s simple as can be. It’s time once again to contribute to Jane Hart’s annual survey of tools for learning.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Flash course development toolkit - provides the source code, features include ability to load your movies, creates a table of contents and provides complete navigation control. Tools these days come in three flavors. Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers.

Trends in Learning - No LMS Left Behind [LSG Webinar Notes]

Learning Visions

The paradox of choice – we use smart or intelligent systems when choosing movies and shopping. These are my live-blogged notes from a Learning Skills Group webinar, hosted by Donald Taylor. Forgive any typos or incoherencies.

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Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 8

Upside Learning

These days games are sprouting up everywhere just like animated movies. In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief.

Guest Post: You can teach an old teacher new tricks

Visual Lounge

Since this time, I have learned that I can burn an entire semester of MP4 movies onto one DVD. Many of my students found their home internet connection was too slow to stream the movies, but they could install an MP4 file on their machine and watch it easily.

September E-Learning Trends

eLearning 24-7

It is the NFL, the end of baseball and the realization that you can now watch all the violent movies you want, while the kids are at school. Well, you missed a fine movie. Word docs, one pagers in text, and similar – short and right to the point. If you aren’t aware the end of summer is upon us (depending on where you live in the world) and the beginning of the fall.

Product Review: Cornerstone OnDemand

eLearning 24-7

I remember seeing the ads, being excited about the possibility of such a movie with never before seen computer graphics. Resources – docs, video/audio files, podcasts, PPT, etc. PDF, docs, clips – nearly the same as resources – again, repetitive.

10 Travel Tips for Business Trips

OpenSesame

Although this is beginning to become obsolete, oftentimes older planes will play movies and airlines will charge people for headphones that come with a specific connector.

The iPad is your ultimate travel companion

Clive on Learning

Similarly, it would be possible to bring along TV programmes and movies to fill any voids when all you've got on offer is local TV. In my role as a consultant, it is hard to completely cut yourself off from business-related communication while on holiday, so the ability to receive all my emails and blog feeds was useful, along with access to my Evernote database and Google docs. I didn't mean to get an iPad. I've even written rather cynical posts about it.

Webinar - Driving Self-Service Success in Technical Support

Adobe Captivate

Self-service Knowledgebases today are mostly based on text based formats - PDF, Doc and HTML. The webinar will also show 'how-to movies' can help in increasing resolution rates and agent productivity. Context - Self-service success is at an all-time low with an industry average of 40%.

Tips for Browser Testing Your E-Learning Courses

E-learning Uncovered

Although we could have provided a “live” training session via a tool like Adobe Connect, the movie worked out even better. In addition to providing our testers with a movie, we also provided them with an Excel spreadsheet that served as a “browser testing plan.” We also watched the Google Docs spreadsheet, looking for possible misunderstandings – either in terms of filling out the spreadsheet incorrectly or misunderstanding how the courses were supposed to function.

Moodle 1.9 Multimedia

eLearning Blender

Tools such as Gimp , Google Docs , Jing , Audacity , Windows Movie Maker , and Hot Potatoes are covered just to name a few. I thought I knew about most of the cool tools out there for developing multimedia instructional materials but was proved wrong after reading " Moodle 1.9

ASTD Keynote: “People Lie” Richard Hilleman Electronic Arts #tk10

Learning Visions

Creative Directors Accelerator creative director is like the director of a movie – they only have about 20 creative directors at EA. Have all class do composition in Google Docs. This are my liveblogged notes from Thursday, January 28 Keynote at ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. Richard Hilleman, the man behind the EA sports brand (Madden football) -- currently focused on EA’s internal university. People Lie… …but their actions don’t.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

M-Learning aka Mobile Learning is enabling people in theory to take courses via the smart phone or as some vendors have the nerve to include &# cell phones – as in all-inclusive&# , or in reality to use m-learning solutions to enable a collaborative or social learning platform or view documents – such as PDFs or word documents on their smart phones in some manner in which people read the docs and then follow steps. The Revolution. Battlefield.

Product Review: Mindflash.com

eLearning 24-7

For example: your first PPT slide is on the timeline then you add a word document, next an image file, another slide (your 2nd one in the deck u uploaded), then audio/movie and so on. Editing offers you the ability to add or remove “pages, i.e. doc., Mindflash.com bills itself as a training management system, with the ability to create and upload courses, invitee end users (learners) and track results.

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What’s Your Training Design Superpower?

Mindflash

If summer movie blockbusters have taught me anything, it’s this: no matter how bleak the circumstances—heroes who recognize, embrace, and employ their superpowers will prevail. co-workers always bring you their PowerPoint slides or Word docs to “make them look nice.”. In reality, most of us are superheroes in our own right, albeit in a less glamorous way (which is good since a blue spandex leotard and cape is a hard look to pull off). .

May – June 15 Great Ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Reputation vs. Branding - Doc Searls Weblog , May 14, 2010. Facebook, The Movie, In Theaters Soon - Lockergnome Blog Network , June 4, 2010. Best of Informal Learning Flow. May 1, 2010 to June 14, 2010. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. 12 Things Good Bosses Believe - HarvardBusiness.org , May 28, 2010. What is data science? OReilly Radar , June 2, 2010. 10 techniques to massively increase retention - Donald Clark Plan B , May 28, 2010.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Disruptive technology: Restaurants vs. Frozen Foods Movie Theaters vs. Blockbuster Wired Phones vs. Cell phones F2F Training vs. Online Training A lot of current online training is not disruptive, still incremental. Some Buzz on Buzzword Using FaceBook Come to Dinner -- Spreading the Word Charlie Goes to Digital Mountain Google Docs Visual and Auditory Multi-Tasking ADDIE: It's a Process Defining an e-Learning Strategy: Planning the Kick.

Adobe shows off Captivate 4 and the Adobe eLearning Suite

Steve Howard

Typically these notes are then reported in a spreadsheet, a Word doc, via email, or occasionally through a more robust tracking system. It has long been known that we can add Flash video and interactive swf content into Captivate, but doing so is not as simple as we would like, and there is no easy way to communicate data between the imported content and the host Captivate movie.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two

Mark Oehlert

Usually they (the publisher) asks for something like 4-5 pages of notes; I think the Word doc I sent back in was something like 18 pages! 153 – Ahh…the Kobayashi Maru…one of the holy objects of the gaming world…right up there with this last monolouge from the 1st Matrix movie… Pg.