Tue.May 15, 2012

Adobe Captivate 5/5.5: Switch TTS Agents in a Snap

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    During every  Captivate beginner class , time is spent on the second day teaching everyone how to use Captivate's Text-to-Speech feature to convert slide notes into speech.

Mobile Learning Analyst RJ Jacquez to guest host #TalkTech chat on mLearning, HTML5, and more.

Bottom-Line Performance

We are pleased to announce that our friend and colleague RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) will be guest hosting our weekly #TalkTech chat this Thursday, May 17th at 3 pm EST. RJ is a former Senior Evangelist for Adobe who now spends his time as a Mobile Learning Analyst and consultant.

Why SaaS Can Be Flat-Out Terrible

LearnDash

There are a lot of hype around software-as-a-service (SaaS) these days, and rightfully so, but at times it’s flat-out terrible. Let me clear up one thing: I am a fan of SaaS in most situations.

Vote Now For Best of Elearning! Awards 2012

eFront

It’s that time of year again and polls are now open for The Best of Elearning! 2012 Awards. Now in its 7 th year, Elearning! Magazine allows eLearning professionals to nominate elearning products and services each year.

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

Mobile Changes Everything?

Clark Quinn

As a prelude to a small webinar I’ll be doing next week (though it also serves to tee up the free Best of mLearnCon webinar I’ll be doing for the eLearning Guild next week as well, here’re some deliberately provocative thoughts on mobile: According to Tomi Ahonen , mobile is the fastest growing industry ever. But just because everyone has one, what does it mean ? I think the implications are broader, but here I want to talk specifically about work and learning.

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Nine Training Alternatives to ‘Correct’ and ‘Incorrect’

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Imagine a trainer at the front of the room responding to a participant’s comment by saying nothing more than “You’re right!” or “Incorrect.” Imagine this happening over and over again.

The fame monster

Learning with e's

Do we really need measures of online reputation? Can our worth be measured by the amount of Twitter followers we have or by how many +1s we receive on Google+?

Mobile Learning Analyst RJ Jacquez to guest host #TalkTech chat on mLearning, HTML5, and more.

Bottom-Line Performance

We are pleased to announce that our friend and colleague RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) will be guest hosting our weekly #TalkTech chat this Thursday, May 17th at 3 pm EST. RJ is a former Senior Evangelist for Adobe who now spends his time as a Mobile Learning Analyst and consultant. His blog, The m-Learning Revolution Blog , is a highly regarded resource for the latest in mLearning news, trends, and analysis. He also actively shares mLearning information via his Facebook Page.

Let Employees Choose Their Own Training Materials

Mindflash

Lots of employees dread company education. They dread it because often we, as educators, don’t create compelling or engaging programs. Nor do we explain the reasoning behind the materials we use in those programs.

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.

Accessibility: Why it's Worth It

The Learning Dispatch

Jillian McCarthy has been Production Manager for the E-Learning department at MicroAssist for two years.

A beachhead for learning – Learning Conversation with Helen Zwicker, CEO Kiama Community College

Learning Cafe

We talk to Helen Zwicker, the Executive Officer of the Kiama Community College Inc. Kiama Community College Inc is a not-for-profit, volunteer managed, community based Registered Training Organisation.

An Amplification of the power of Game-Based Learning in the Corporate World

Mark Oehlert

I read Julie Brink's recent article on Game-based Learning for the Corporate World , and I just wanted to add to what I think Julie was trying to do - which is promote game0based learning as a viable and powerful option. This post is in no way intended to be snarky or derisive and I'm actually thankful to Julie for getting me off my butt and actually spitting out something on a topic I really believe in. I'm perfectly in line with what I think the goal of this article is.to

Free Webinar: Clark Quinn on How Mobile Enables Social Learning, May 23

Take an e-Learning Break

Social learning is an increasing part of organizational learning, and mobile learning brings a new dimension to social learning in important ways. What do we need to know to do this well? Find out on May 23 in How Mobile Enables Social Learning with mLearning expert Clark Quinn. Register now for this complimentary webinar. You do not need to be a member of The eLearning Guild to access this event. Check it out: [link

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

Broker ASSESS relaunched at BIBA 2012

Unicorn Training

Broker ASSESS, the broking industry’s most widely-used, authoritative online training and competency resource, has undergone a comprehensive upgrade. The new solution was officially re-launched by BIBA chief executive Eric Galbraith at the British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA) 2012 Conference and Exhibition today (Wednesday 16 May).The