Wed.Nov 16, 2011

eLearning: Tips for Better Data Representation

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George. I recently attended an Edward Tufte course on "Presenting Data and Information." " If you are unsure of who Edward Tufte is, I would suggest checking out his Wikipedia page. Here are some of the top tips I took away from the course: Stop Assuming Your Audience is Dumb Have you noticed that PowerPoint presentations and eLearning modules will often do the "slow reveal," only showing one bullet point at a time? Why do we do that?

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Infographic: LinkedIn Bootcamp: Basic Training For The Personal Marketer

Mindflash

LinkedIn is the proverbial dark horse of social media: we all know it’s there, but few of us use it to its full potential. With just a little bit of effort you will see how the powerful social site can help you market yourself and your business far more than you imagined.

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eLearning Development: Haste Makes Waste

Upside Learning

Make haste slowly. Benjamin Franklin. We’re getting used to instant search, instant news, instant messages, instant updates, instant food, instant banking, and instant everything.

Tips to Write Better eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Who would have thought that simply writing an eLearning course would require the instructional designer to have so many different writing skills? As an instructional designer our writing has to motivate the learner, as well as, instruct them on correct processes, policies, techniques, etc. In the eLearning Coach’s article 10 Types of Writing for eLearning Connie explores the 10 different writing types we must all remember when writing effective eLearning.

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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Forming a Training Mobility Strategy by Adam Smith

Learning Solutions Magazine

Having a workable strategy for implementing mobile learning is important, and it is even more important that the strategy responds to business needs.

Linking Succession Planning with Current and Future Biz Needs: Jill Zimmerman at Corporate U Week

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes from morning session at Corporate University week.

Telecom Travel Travails

Clark Quinn

Ok,so I’m ‘abroad’ in Canada, and they have different carriers, so I can’t blithely use data like I normally do. Well, I’m told that the conference center has no wifi, and it’s away from the hotel, so I figured I didn’t want to be out of touch, so I’d look into data packages.

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Developing and Marketing your Learning and Organizational Development Brand at Corporate University Week

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes from Corporate University Week. Developing and Marketing your Learning and Organizational Development Brand Judy Whitcomb SPHR Chief Learning Officer, Vice President, Human Resources and Learning and Organizational Development Vi (formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt) She started off sharing stories about their organization. Start with an analysis of how the learning brand is being perceived within your organization.

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.

Come Read our DevLearn11 Reaction Piece

eLearning Weekly

If DevLearn 2011 at the Aria in Las Vegas did anything, it confirmed one certainty about elearning: elearning is exhilarating. eLearning is esoteric, cutting edge, tumultuous, and sexy. And elearning is an industry. Eric and Shonit Speaking at DevLearn11.

Veterans Affairs Learning University at Corporate University Week

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes from Corporate University Week. Alice Muellerweiss, Dean at Veterans Affairs Learning University Trained 200,000 in the first 9 months of the learning organization.