Wed.Apr 25, 2012

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Mobile Learning – A Quick Start Guide: Get The Free eBook

Upside Learning

We have been saying it over and over again – mobile learning is here to stay! It’s only a matter of time before you will need to be invovled in it. As fascinating as mobile learning is, it is extremely dynamic; and evolves at a blinding pace.

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Adobe Captivate 5/5.5: Template-Like Settings Without the Template

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    During my  advanced Captivate class , I spend a significant amount of time extolling the value of project templates.

The only way to build confidence is to practise and get feedback

Clive on Learning

Over the past couple of years I've been making quite a play on the need to design formal learning interventions so that they focus on inspiring and confidence building and not on dumping knowledge. In my experience of talking to 100s of trainers, the typical workplace intervention consists of 75% theory and 25% practice. This has two effects: Learners are overwhelmed with new knowledge that they cannot hope to retain.

Video Tip Series - Part six: Using a Webcam

Visual Lounge

Don't let a lack of professional equipment stop you from filming a video or screencast. Effective use of a webcam can lead to a high quality video if used correctly. This week's video is posted below and presents three tips that will help you avoid common hiccups when filming a video with a webcam.

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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How to Empower Employees by Delegating Responsibility and Freedom

Mindflash

Managers often talk about “empowering” employees. Books are written about it. Studies show it improves productivity, quality, employee satisfaction, and customer service.

#1 Killer of Effective Learning Development

LearnDash

When creating and delivering any type of learning, there is one thing that will surely kill your productivity 100% of the time. Many people, even outside of our community, suffer from this all-but-too-common trap which sucks the life out of your training and out of you.

The Nudge Unit: changing behaviour the sly way

Spicy Learning

The internet is alight with blogs and articles about economic nudging, David Cameron’s ‘Nudge Unit’ and yet another economist (Richard Thaler) who’s recruited himself into the White House with promises to improve the effectiveness of government.

Partner stories: an interview with CLICK&LEARN, our Austrian partner

eFront

It feels good to have good partners, and certainly CLICK&LEARN is one of them.

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.

The Nudge Unit: changing behaviour the sly way

Spicy Learning

The internet is alight with blogs and articles about economic nudging, David Cameron’s ‘Nudge Unit’ and yet another economist (Richard Thaler) who’s recruited himself into the White House with promises to improve the effectiveness of government.

Announcing winners of the Scenario Training contest!

Adobe Captivate

We’re happy to announce the winners of our Scenario Training contest! We had some great entries and also significant interest from the community. The entries received close to 10,000 Facebook ‘Likes’. The people’s choice award goes to Steve Shatkin, for his entry ‘Some tips to make you a better poker player’. Steve has definitely inspired [.]. Conferences and events eLearning this week Adobe Captivate captivate contest rapid elearning authoring tools Scenario-based Learning

Well Read: 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People by Judy Unrein

Learning Solutions Magazine

Designers really need to know a lot about how people think and interact, yet so much of what we “know” turns out to be urban myth when researchers investigate. Fortunately, Susan Weinschenk has provided a handy, accessible, and affordable reference that fills in gaps and debunks the myths.

Playing by numbers

Learning Cafe

The theme of last week’s Learning Cafe in Sydney was How to Win Friends and Influence Learning Stakeholders. Among the stakeholders considered was the “C-Level & Leadership” This got me thinking, do the C-suite and lower rung managers expect different things from L&D? There’s no shortage of advice out there telling us to learn the language of finance, because that’s what the CEO speaks. And that makes sense to me.

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 Code of Conduct Training

cogentys

Free demo of the Code of Conduct Training Course Compliance course library. click link to visit website for full episode, links, other content and more!]. Animation

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Rhonda Willis

Trivantis

Join Rhonda Willis and learn how accessible e-Learning can be fun with a behind the scenes look at 508 compliant courses

Video Tip Series – Part six: Using a Webcam

Visual Lounge

Don't let a lack of professional equipment stop you from filming a video or screencast. Effective use of a webcam can lead to a high quality video if used correctly. This week's video is posted below and presents three tips that will help you avoid common hiccups when filming a video with a webcam. Not seeing the video? View it on YouTube.