Thu.Mar 29, 2012

PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Turn an Image Into An Animated Puzzle

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  A recent  question in the Microsoft Office forums  inquired about the process of animating a picture in PowerPoint so that it came onto the slide piece by piece--like a puzzle.

Instructional Design Basics: Designing A Timeline

Upside Learning

I spent a lot of time over the past few months reading about the design of timelines and trying to understand what makes a well designed timeline.

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Classroom without walls

Learning with e's

I've written before about the idea of the classroom without walls. Today, with the sun shining down on the UK's warmest March in recorded history, my students and I sat in a classroom without walls - literally. We went outside and held our final teaching session of the term in the warm sun.

HTML5 for Multimedia Experiences: Judy Unrein at Learning Solutions

OpenSesame

Interactivity is not just built in Flash anymore, Toto!

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[eBook] Make Better Business Decisions with Customer Training Data

Want to take your training data one step further? Download this eBook & learn how to demonstrate the full value of your program by combining traditional training metrics with the data in your CRM.

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History of the LMS

Mindflash

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4 Training Resources You Better Know Of By Now

LearnDash

If you make a living creating e-Learning and Instructor-led courses, then you need to know about these four tricks and tools that will bolster any learning development initiative.

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My Experience with Creating a Scenario-based Course: Part 2

Adobe Captivate

In my last blog post, I shared my experience with gathering content for creating a scenario-based course. It was an interesting exercise, where I was able to chalk out the procedure followed to resolve customer issues and the critical steps one needs to follow during the call. I had all the content I needed to [.]. eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5

Another Stake in Ground for Blackboard: Two New Investments in the Open-source E-learning Market

Janet Clarey

Blackboard’s statement of principles about open source says it is. committed to supporting the growth, development and use of open source technologies in education worldwide.”. Blackboard also says it. expects to make significant contributions to the community to help ensure that open source options remain strong, reliable and sustainable for all.” . To that end, Blackboard has launched a new business called Blackboard Education Open Source Services – a good thing, right? Read on….

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.

Notes on: Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge : Edward Osborne

Mark Oehlert

Working through this book again and I thought I'd use this as a space to capture what I think are some of the most salient points from this really important book. Please feel free to chime in with you thoughts, comments, suggestions. .

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Infographic: How to Prevent Social Loafing at the Office

Mindflash

Social loafing occurs when individuals exert less effort in a group than they would by themselves. Scientific inquiry into this phenomenon has found that the mere presence of other people is enough to hinder efforts in tasks of great mental difficulty.

Digitec Publishes Association LMS Selection White Paper

Association eLearning

Selecting an LMS is a big decision for any organization. To help make sense of it all, Digitec has released its new industry white paper, 8 Steps to Selecting an Association LMS.

How to Win Over the Training Skeptics In Your Organization

Mindflash

As a chief performance officer, my job is to transform my company’s human capital into financial capital. I need to get employees to act on what they hear and learn during company educational programs.

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 You Need to Implement a HIPAA Training Program ASAP!

cogentys

What Is HIPAA? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued the Privacy Rule to implement the requirement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA�). click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!]. Text Posts compliance training hipaa training