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Four Phases of Learning

Social Learning

How Many Accelerated Learning Phases Are There? In the training world, the optimum number seems to be “four.” There are four learning styles, four stages of competence, and a four-level evaluation model. There is also a four-phase learning cycle.

Learning And Social Networks

Upside Learning

Google Plus is making waves among technology savvy social networkers. Like so many other Google products, this one is in beta and is gradually opening up to more users. One unique aspect separates Plus from other Google services.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: Show For the Rest of the Project. Or Not

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel. If you'd like to repeat an object over a majority of your slides, one of the easiest ways to proceed is to select the object and, on the Properties panel, Timing group, select Display for rest of project. Alternatively, you can create and use master slides.

Four Phases of Learning

Social Learning

How Many Accelerated Learning Phases Are There? In the training world, the optimum number seems to be “four.” There are four learning styles, four stages of competence, and a four-level evaluation model. There is also a four-phase learning cycle.

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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Everyone has one

Learning with e's

Everyone has one - a personal learning environment, that is. Just look around when you are next sat on a bus or train, and you will see people sat listening with earbuds or using their mobile phones. Some will be reading books, or Kindles.

Why You Need PowerPoint 2010 for Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about upgrading to PowerPoint 2010. Most people who ask are still using PowerPoint 2003. Starting with PowerPoint 2007, there are many features that make the rapid elearning process much more efficient.

Battle of the Century: eLearning vs. Classroom Learning

OpenSesame

Check out our new infographic: Battle of the Century: eLearning vs. Classroom Learning. Good Times Infographics

Sample branching scenario + cool tool

Making Change

Branching scenarios can be a pain to design. Happily, you can use a simple tool called Twine to easily draft the scenario and produce it. In this post we’ll look at a scenario that I wrote to demonstrate Twine’s basic features and to make a point about teaching through stories.

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.

Beginning Instructional Authoring: Why C.R.A.P. Is Exactly What's Needed (Part 1) by Patti Shank

Learning Solutions Magazine

Expanding on last month’s column about alignment of graphics, here are the first two of four overarching principles of visual design. Try them – they make a real difference in the appearance and effectiveness of your content! Design Techniques Graphics Media

Sample branching scenario + cool tool

Making Change

Branching scenarios can be a pain to design. Happily, you can use a simple tool called Twine to easily draft the scenario and produce it. In this post we’ll look at a scenario that I wrote to demonstrate Twine’s basic features and to make a point about teaching through stories.

Mentoring 2.0: Why Gen Y Demands a New Approach

Mindflash

If asked to picturing mentoring in action, you’d most likely imagine a seasoned, grey-haired veteran out to lunch with an eager 20-something, sharing his or her hard-won business wisdom.

21st Century Leadership

Jay Cross

The Network Era. When the economy went to hell in a handbasket a couple of years back, my gut told me this was not a downturn. Rather, the network economy had finally taken the wind out of the sails of the industrial age. The economy was not going to “bounce back.&#

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.

Looking to Teach or Facilitate Online? Learn the Secrets to Success

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

The Art of Facilitating Online Training Classes. Published reports say " the average student in online learning conditions perform better than those receiving face-to-face instruction." " That's encouraging news for trainers and training companies looking to offer classes online. Before jumping into the online training world with both feet, consider this: the world is littered with online courses that fail.

Keeping Youngsters Sharp with Video Games

Kapp Notes

Yesterday, I posted an article about the over 60 set and how video games help to keep them sharp. Staying Sharp with Video Games ). After I did that Rajneesh left a comment inquiring if the same was true for youngsters. It is. Here are some results from a study that examined the question of problem solving from a 3rd grade perspective.

Eye of the tiger

E-Learning Provocateur

In my previous post, Learning vs Development , I connected Cook-Greuter’s bidirectional view of development to the two sides of the L&D equation: horizontal growth representing the “L&# and vertical transformation representing the “D&#.

Captivate Hands-on Training: Using Objects in Adobe Captivate 5.5

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Using Objects in Adobe Captivate 5.5 Date and time: Thursday, Aug 4, 2011 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish for a hands-on session on how to add standard and interactive objects in Adobe Captivate 5.5. They will also discuss the best practices of using these objects in [.]. Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Rapid Authoring rapid elearning

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.

Management Skill Coaching Vs. Training: 4 Key Questions to Help Close the Gaps

Mindflash

It’s not always easy to determine whether a management skill gap requires coaching or training. During the past few weeks I’ve been presented with a few situations that required review to identify the best approach. The following list of questions helps to make the determination: 1.

Captivate Training: Roundtripping Adobe Captivate Content with Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Roundtripping Adobe Captivate Content with Adobe Photoshop Date and time: Thursday, Aug 18, 2011 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish for an exciting session on Photoshop roundtripping. Learn how to instantly update Adobe Photoshop files imported in Adobe Captivate projects, invoke Adobe Photoshop from within Adobe Captivate, [.]. Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Captivate 5.5

Moodle training news

Moodle Journal

Last week was our official end of term and so classes are now over for the academic year, which opens the way for other activities such as staff training, and this morning I delivered the Introduction and Web 2.0 sessions for our Moodle vle.

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Captivate Hands-on Training: Enhancing Adobe Captivate Content with Audio

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Enhancing Adobe Captivate Content with Audio Date and time: Thursday, Aug 11, 2011 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh for a hands-on session on using audio in Adobe Captivate. They will take you through different options to add, edit, and record audio to either slides or to [.]. Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 audio Rapid Authoring text to speech

[New eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development

Want to expand your training efforts? You’ll often see success by starting small and growing your program in a sustainable way. Download the eBook to learn more.

Door Hanger Inspiration: Steel Texture Background

eLearning Brothers

I am often asked where I get inspiration for design. Well, I always answer, everywhere! Sometimes it is in nature, other times it is from a TV commercial, and times like today it is from a door hanger delivered in the mail box.

Leading Learning Forward

Jane Hart

Tweet I’ve just updated my article The State of Learning in the Workplace Today with Part 1: 20 reasons why traditional Training/L&D departments need to change. Part 2: Moving L&D forwards will be available shortly

Design Inspiration

eLearning Brothers

Have you ever created a new file in Photoshop, Flash, or any other application, and found yourself just staring at the blank canvas not knowing where to begin? Sometimes the blank canvas can be a little intimidating. I personally love the thought of starting a new file and design.