Wed.Apr 18, 2012

PowerPoint 2010: Use Video Bookmarks to Trigger Animations

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  During a previous article on  Perfecting Motion Paths , I made a short PowerPoint video illustrating the final motion path animation. Let's say I'm going to teach a class on how to use Motion Paths.

Online Community Training Case Study

Raptivity

Training conducted through online communities is an arduous task but worth mentioning the efforts taken by an organization with the use of Raptivity. Generally, organizations have discussions and announcements made on online communities but going a step further with training [.].

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Join us for The Forge - Beyond Bullet Points & How to Record the Screen of a Mobile Device

Visual Lounge

Guest post today from Matt Pierce, host of The Forge. It's almost time for the next episode of the TechSmith's webshow The Forge (episode 18)! We'll be live tomorrow April 19th at 2 PM ET right here on the Visual Lounge blog and we've got two great segments. (

Three (More) Keys to Better Performance Support

Dashe & Thomson

Handle your support with care. It appears that more Learning & Development professionals are starting to value performance support as a critical component of any blended learning program. In my last post, I mentioned three things to keep in mind when considering performance support (PS).

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

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Blog Book Tour: Karl Kapp's "Gamification of Learning and Instruction"

bozarthzone

Blog book tour stop 3: I was lucky enough to get my hands on an advance copy of Karl Kapp’s new book, “The Gamification of Learning and Instruction” (Pfeiffer) (also see the book's Facebook Page ) just in time for a long plane ride. What a delight!

Adapting elearning programs cross-culturally

eFront

Culture determines not only how one learns and what one learns but also what one perceives as important to learn – and the effects of culture on learners’ experiences in elearning can be profound.

New Course + Quiz Template using the Power of Adobe Photoshop!

Adobe Captivate

When I had shared Quiz + Course templates a few months back, some Adobe Captivate users asked me for an Architecture-based theme. And I thought why not! So here’s a new template which you can use right away for creating your eLearning content. Download the Template file (.cptx) cptx) from here. Let me take few minutes [.]. eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

RenRen.com: The Facebook of China’s Younger Generation

OpenSesame

Social networks are transforming the ways people communicate, from meeting new friends and staying in touch with family to building professional networks and creating learning communities.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Development Tips: Audio and Video with HTML5 by Mark Lassoff

Learning Solutions Magazine

The promise of HTML5 has been well-documented. Often called a Flash-killer, many find the current. reality of HTML5 less than awe inspiring. Mark discusses two of the most talked-about features of. HTML5 – audio and video. Learn about the mark-up required to use these features, the JavaScript.

Mapping Pedagogies For Performance

Big Dog, Little Dog

Clark Quinn wrote an extremely interesting post, X-based learning: sorting out pedagogies and design , on activity based learning. Wanting to see how these different models would interconnect on a mindmap, I started playing with them.

5-Star Virtual Classroom Strategy [VIDEO]

LearnDash

Virtual classrooms via webmeetings and video can be a drag, especially if the content is strictly done in PowerPoint while the facilitator drones on and on, reading the slides.

Brandon’s App of the Week – Make My Own Puzzles

Bottom-Line Performance

Each week Brandon Penticuff , Bottom-Line Performance’s Director of Technology and admitted app-obsessed iOS user will share an app that he is using that week. Whether it is an app to make you more productive, teach you something, or simply entertain you, we hope that you’ll enjoy learning about them! This week’s app is “ Make My Own Puzzles “, a handy puzzle creation tool from Jeff Lowry.

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State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Involve your experts (sequel)

easygenerator

E-learning development usually is a team process. Most of you will come across the situation that, besides you, different subject matter experts within a company are involved. Subject matter experts play a very important part in the development process.

Brandon's App of the Week – Make My Own Puzzles

Bottom-Line Performance

Each week Brandon Penticuff , Bottom-Line Performance’s Director of Technology and admitted app-obsessed iOS user will share an app that he is using that week.

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Positive Deviance and Prospiracies

Spark Your Interest

A few weeks ago, someonetweeted this link on reducing infections in hospitals. I’m not in the healthcare industry and perhaps there are some downsides to this approach, but for someone who has fully experienced the Knowing-Doing gap , it really caught my attention. The video (a CBC news story) is about 8 minutes long, but I think it’s worth the time. The simple things in that stand out to me in this video: Encourage people to solve the problem themselves.

UPDATED: The Forge – Beyond Bullet Points & How to Record the Screen of a Mobile Device

Visual Lounge

UPDATE: Recording of this episode is below and posted to YouTube. The Twitter hashtag is #tscforge. Guest post today from Matt Pierce, host of The Forge. It's almost time for the next episode of the TechSmith's webshow The Forge (episode 18)! We'll be live at 2 PM ET (April 19) right here on the Visual Lounge blog and we've got two great segments. Can't watch the show? don't worry, we've got your back, we record every episode and will post the recording here too.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

Positive Deviance and Prospiracies

Spark Your Interest

A few weeks ago, someonetweeted this link on reducing infections in hospitals. I’m not in the healthcare industry and perhaps there are some downsides to this approach, but for someone who has fully experienced the Knowing-Doing gap , it really caught my attention. The video (a CBC news story) is about 8 minutes long, but I think it’s worth the time. The simple things in that stand out to me in this video: Encourage people to solve the problem themselves.