Tue.Apr 03, 2012

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Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

mLearning Revolution

I’m am extremely excited to introduce a brand new weekly Podcast entitled ‘This Week in Mobile Learning” with my friend and co-host Robert Gadd. Each week Robert and I will discuss various trending topics and their impact on mobile learning, including the state of mobile in general, mobile devices, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Responsive Web Design, Rapid Development tools, especially as they begin making the shift from desktop to mobile, mobile apps, video, Education and more.

Building Your E-Learning Course Design Tool Kit

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

If the title of this post makes you think I will list a whole bunch of tools here, let me first set the expectations right. It is my endeavor to take a look at the e-learning course design process here, so that you can decide how to build a tool kit that addresses all process components.

You Need to Know These Seven Tips If You Build Graphics for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If you’re building elearning courses, then you should expect to have a graphics editing program as part of your tool chest. In a previous post I mentioned a few free (or low cost ) graphic editors if you don’t already have one. 5 Free Desktop Image Editors. 5 Free Online Image Editors. There’s even a good discussion about graphics applications in the elearning community. Jump in and share a favorite of yours.

Great Training Starts With Asking Great Questions

Mindflash

The biggest problem I see with trainers and educators? Simple. They talk too much! They feel a need to lecture — to impart their knowledge on trainees. Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) aren’t much better in this regard.

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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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Skillsoft Acquires Element K for $110 Million

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

The business of eLearning in corporate training continues to shift. You may have already heard this news, so I won't bother you with the details. You can read the full press release here.

Training: Power of Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate: Tips and Tricks

Adobe Captivate

When: Thursday, May 10, 2012 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Lieve Weymeis, Adobe Captivate Expert and Adobe Education Leader along with Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaising to improve using Advanced Actions in Adobe Captivate. We will learn the best practices to create advanced actions while avoiding pitfalls. What’s in it for you? Prepare advanced actions [.]. eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

Adobe Wants to Have a New Relationship With You by Stephen Haskin

Learning Solutions Magazine

Among software vendors, Adobe has what is surely the biggest footprint in the world of eLearning. authoring. And at the moment, Adobe also has a huge controversy on its hands, because of their. decision to go to a subscription model for Creative Suite.

3 Major Reasons You Should Host Your Own LMS

LearnDash

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) can be great, but it certainly isn’t the best solution for everyone. With today’s trend of SaaS, it can be easy to forget the benefits of hosting your own LMS. Here are the top 3 reasons why you should host your own LMS: 1.

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.

A ‘very important’ writing tip from C.S. Lewis

Good To Great

I just came across a real gem of a letter on Letters of Note (a blog that’s definitely worth a look), sent by C.S. Lewis to a young American fan in 1956. Isn’t it lovely and quite remarkable that he replied to his fan mail in such a thoughtful and personal way? Aside from that, though, this letter stood out to me because of a particular piece of advice shared in it, which I think all e-learning designers (indeed, all writers!) should be mindful of: In writing.

Training: Leverage on Typography to Create the Engaging Interfaces for eLearning Courses

Adobe Captivate

When: Thursday, April 19, 2012 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Jay Dutta, Typographer, Designer and Design Evangelist along with Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaising to learn how to play with text and type to create interesting and immersive designs that keeps the learners engaged with your elearning courses. During the session we will also [.]. Conferences and events eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

A ‘very important’ writing tip

Good To Great

I just came across a real gem of a letter on Letters of Note , sent by C.S. Lewis to a young American fan in 1956. Isn’t it lovely and quite remarkable that he replied to his fan mail in such a thoughtful and personal way? Aside from that, though, this letter stood out to me because of a particular piece of advice shared in it, which I think all e-learning designers (indeed, all writers!) should be mindful of: In writing.

Pinterest? Not a fan.but I'm paying attention.the Re-Rise of the Visual

Mark Oehlert

I think I have a Pinterest account. I may have pinned something at some time. Oh yeah, here it is.this is what I saw when I logged into Pinterest this morning.for some reason it thinks I'm VERY into aprons. Anyway, that's not the point (BTW I do have HUGE apron collection ;-)).

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.

Training: Best Practices for Creating and Using Videos in Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

When: Thursday, May 3, 2012 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Joseph Caplan, Adobe Captivate Expert along with Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaising to learn how to create videos effectively for Adobe Captivate. During the session, we will also learn the best practices, tools and techniques used for high-quality videos. What’s in it for you? [.]. eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

New Podcast - "This Week in mLearning"

mLearning Trends

I'm pleased to share details about a new social venture I'm supporting with my friend and colleague, RJ Jacquez ; namely, a weekly podcast titled This Week in mLearning.

Work-Learning Research highly ranked on search engines.

Will at Work Learning

The Work-Learning Research website is ranked as follows: #4 on Google. #4 4 on Bing. #7 7 on Yahoo. When searching for "learning research.". Interestingly, we hardly ever get paid to do research. Mostly we get paid to use research wisdom to make practical recommendations, for example in the following areas: Learning Design. E-Learning. Training. Onboarding. Safety. Learning Evaluation. Organizational Change. Leadership Development. Improving the Learning Department's Results.

The Latest on HTML5 Authoring Tools for Mobile LMS

cogentys

HTML5 Authoring Tools for Mobile LMS HTML5 seems to be gaining momentum every hour of every day. Because Corporate America wants to access their eLearning on their iPad. Period! Our phones are. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!]. Text Posts elearning. mobile lms html5 authoring tool

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.