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Adobe Captivate: The Case of the Missing Widgets

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel. Widgets give Captivate developers the ability to extend Captivate's functionality without limits. While you need Adobe Flash to create Widgets, you do not have to be a Flash developer, nor do you need to have Flash on your computer to insert Widgets into a Captivate project. To insert a Widget, choose Window > Widget. From the Widgets panel, select the Widget you would like to use and click the Insert link.

Synching feelings

Learning with e's

A lot of time has been spent studying the impact of user generated content. You know, all the stuff that gets posted up onto the web, and whether it is at all useful to us as teachers and educators.

9 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 19

Upside Learning

We have said this before and are saying it again; informal learning is the new ‘learning’. This is not to say that informal learning would act as a replacement to the formal mode of learning, but it is the synergy between these both that produces effective growth.

5 Ways to Prepare & Be an E-Learning Winner

Rapid eLearning

I just got back from the Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando. Like always, it was great getting to meet so many blog readers. I truly appreciate the enthusiasm and kind feedback.

Building a Business Case for Customer Training

Looking to expand your customer training program? Your executive team will likely have some concerns. Download this guide to learn how to prove the value of training and tackle objections head-on.

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Preview of Articulate Storyline at LS 2011

Learning Developments

I was really impressed with the demo of Articulate Storyline at the Learning Solutions 2011 conference this month. Tom Kuhlmann gave a nice personalized walk through of what the product can do. Here are some of the highlights I remember: It has the same easy user interface you would expect from Articulate but it is much more powerful. Tom created an Engage type interaction in just 1 or 2 minutes.

The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets.

Social Learning

In recent months, I've been working on a project to redesign a national training program for bulk plant employees in the propane industry. The material is being written at an 8th grade reading level and, for the most part, the training

Design eLearning Courses by Putting the Horse Before the Cart

OpenSesame

“I need to give a training course to the executive team,” someone recently said to me. “Do Do you have anything good?”. Of course I said yes. OpenSesame is in the business of selling elearning courses, and just about every organization needs top elearning courses for managers.

Ode to the naysayers

E-Learning Provocateur

Don’t tell me why I can’t. Tell me how I can. collaboration innovation

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

Think you're the first one to think like this?

Mark Oehlert

"It is an extraordinary era in which we live. It is altogether new. The world has seen nothing like it before.

Highlights From Day One of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium

CLO Magazine

Day one of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer magazine Symposium kicked off here at the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, Amelia Island, Fla., with some compelling insights on social media and how it is impacting learning in business today.

Tips for Conducting Successful Virtual ILT Sessions

G-Cube

By definition, a virtual classroom is a platform which enables the instructors and learners carry out a learning process over Web, in lieu of a traditional classroom.

Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #1 – Embrace Your Creativity

Mindflash

I recently stumbled upon Bill Gammell’s ebook on marketing lessons learned from Seinfeld.

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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.

Why can't we build something like this for "Objects Used for Learning"?

Mark Oehlert

First place, please don't ever call anything a "learning object" in front of me. Not unless you're prepared to tell me what it is and how its different than any other digital object. So let's go with you just don't use it. Cool. . Second place, have you used Slide Rocket?

Treacherous Business Words Used in Learning « Wonderful Brain

Wonderful Brain

I caught an interesting article about the twelve most dangerous words in business. I thought, twelve. That's it? Then I realized how they apply to learning and the pain they can cause. I won't hold back the suspense

Success Models for Association Online Education – Leading Learning Breakfast

Web Courseworks

On April 5th, Tagoras will be hosting a breakfast at Clyde’s of Gallery Place in Washington, DC. This will be the kick-off event for their new quarterly breakfast series for those interested in learning more about successful online education strategies.

Treacherous Business Words Used in Learning Pt2

Wonderful Brain

So we left off with Important/Urgent and I just want to mention that what is important and urgent to someone else may be of little consequence to you. What’s the phrase,&# A failure to plan on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.&# So true. Of course know when and with whom to pick your battles, right? I’ve saved these heavyweights for last. Enjoy. Or not. 7. Strategic.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Success Models for Association Online Education – Leading Learning Breakfast

Web Courseworks

On April 5th, Tagoras will be hosting a breakfast at Clyde’s of Gallery Place in Washington, DC. This will be the kick-off event for their new quarterly breakfast series for those interested in learning more about successful online education strategies. This new series called Leading Learning, will bring together industry experts and association learning leaders [.]. eLearning business strategies