Fri.Feb 22, 2013

Why We Need Instructional Design More Than Ever

Allison Rossett

In spite of gripes about relevance, congruence with new technology, and sluggishness, I remain an instructional design fan. ID is not perfect, but it is what we have, and it does tame the chaos that surrounds us– to some extent.

Ten Tips for Instructional Designers


As a marketplace for online training courses, we’ve quickly learned what our customers are looking for in elearning courses - and what keeps buyers coming back for more.

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Writing & Grammar: Compound Sentences and Run-Ons

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby  Putting two sentences together to form one larger sentence is a common way to express more complex thoughts. But I see even academic writers with MAs or PhDs get the punctuation wrong. Here's how it works. You put two complete sentences together. Nothing is more central to neoclassical microeconomics than the concept of a market. +. Textbooks leave its meaning up in the air. =.

Free E-Learning Video 32: Managing Change in Organisational Learning

e-Learning Academy

Video podcast 32 is the first of a series of five videos exploring the role of change management when implementing a learning technology strategy; such as e-learning courseware, a Learning Management System, webinar, social media or a video platform for performance support.

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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Snagit Captures Google Adwords Accounts

Visual Lounge

Carlos Garcia is a bilingual voice over artist, Google Adwords certified partner , and president and founder of Please Hold Advertising, Inc., a custom on hold message provider and web marketing firm. And, as if that wasn’t already enough, Carlos has become a Snagit screencasting pro.

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Really Learning To Do Something New


I was recently challenged by a reader to define what I mean when I use the words “learn” or “learning”. Here it is: I’ll use the game of golf. If you want to learn to play golf, you can go to a seminar, read a book about the history and etiquette of golf, watch a [.]. Learning

LearnDash Launches The “LearnDash Library”


Starting with the release of Version 1.1.0,

21 Ways to Use Ask3

Visual Lounge

We asked Ask3 users how they are using the app. We found some really cool ones and wanted to share! The text is taken verbatim from a recent survey: 1) I’m using it as a way for my cousin in Kalamazoo to ask me questions about algebra that he is having issues with.

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.

Digitec Blog Post Named to Association Universe’s Daily Best

Association eLearning

As a guest author on the blog, Jack McGrath, President and Creative Director at. Digitec, reported on the skills gap problem facing industries and what associations can do to help solve the problem. The post spread like wildfire and was shared dozens of times across social media platforms. “Can Associations Bridge the Skills-gap for Their Members” even made it on Association Universe’s Daily Best list.

Canon PowerShot Sx50 HS

Jay Cross

This is an amazing camera. Takes great shots. The show-stopper is x50 zoom. These shots of the meditation chair in my redwood grove were all taken from the same location! Here are two cars filled with intangibles on the n-scale Internet Time Lines: and the caboose: Spring has sprung here in Berkeley.

Survey: Parents Twice as Likely to Head Back to School

CLO Magazine

Nearly 40 percent of parents say heading back to earn a higher degree is needed to demonstrate the importance of education to their children, according to a new survey. Phoenix — Feb. 21 Many parents in America are considering higher education to not only help them get ahead in the workplace but to also set a good example for their children, according to a new survey.