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Adobe Captivate: Internalize or Externalize?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel. The common way to publish a completed Captivate eLearning video is as a SWF (small web file).

The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

Given that smartphone sales are estimated to exceed PC sales by the end of this year, and mobile Internet users are expected to exceed desktop Internet users soon after, I have finally concluded that the time is ripe for mobile learning.

Over 150 Free Fonts to Use in Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Many of us are on a limited budget. So when there’s an opportunity to get something for free I’m all for taking advantage of it. So today, we’ll look at how to get 174 free fonts from Google. Quick Overview. In the past when you wanted to display text on a web page you had some limitations.

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Twitter: it's still about the connections

Learning with e's

The current consensus is that Twitter is for oldies, and that younger people (particularly those under 30) don't tend to use it.

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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Captivate Training: Advanced Actions and Variables in Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Using Advanced Actions and Variables in Adobe Captivate 5 Date and time: Thursday, May 19, 2011 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh while they demonstrate how to create exciting eLearning content and add complex interactivity by using Advanced Actions and Variables. Registration Link: [link]. Training and Tutorials Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Advanced Actions Rapid Authoring Variables

Congrats to Lesley Scopes aka Light Sequent

Kapp Notes

My 3D colleague and contributor to Learning in 3D, Lesley Scopes recently won the Best Poster Peoples Award 1st place at VWBPE this year. The poster is about an EU project ~ Architecture (ARCHI 21) and language teaching & learning (CLIL).

Captivate Training: Adding Assessment to Your Courses with Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Adding Assessment to Your Courses with Adobe Captivate 5 Date and time: Thursday, April 21, 2011 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to learn about creating quizzes, adding various types of questions, editing question screens, enabling the quiz for reporting and publishing the quiz. Registration Link: [link]. Training and Tutorials Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Assessment Quiz Rapid Authoring

Personalizing eLearning

eLearning Brothers

I don’t remember how I came across this Google book preview but it has been an interesting read. eLearning and the Science of Instruction (Ruth Colvin Clark, Richard E. Mayer).

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.

Captivate Training: Project Templates and Master Slides in Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Working with Project Templates and Master Slides in Adobe Captivate 5 Date and time: Thursday, May 5, 2011 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to use project templates and master slides to give a consistent look and feel to your projects and templatize the [.]. Training and Tutorials Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Master Slides Project Templates Rapid Authoring

Meet Tom Crawford April 21 on The Forge

Visual Lounge

You remember Tom Crawford , right? We did a screencast together on a gondola ! Tom is our guest on this month's episode of The Forge. Tom is an expert at Visual Communication. I need your help. What do you want to know from Tom about Visual Communication?

Captivate Training: Question Banking Made Easy with Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Question Banking Made Easy with Adobe Captivate 5 Date and time: Thursday, May 12, 2011 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to learn how to create Question Banks with Adobe Captivate 5. They will show you how to create a question pool, create a quiz with random [.]. Training and Tutorials Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Assessment Question Banks Question Pools Quiz Random Questions Rapid Authoring

8 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 20

Upside Learning

This week we get serious about serious games. It’s a known fact that the best kind of learning comes as a result of well-designed experiences and as such games, with their high level of engagement and interaction, serve as the right mode for learning.

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.

Captivate Training: Customizing the Project Interface with Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Customizing the Project Interface with Adobe Captivate 5: TOC, skin editor and project resize Date and time: Thursday, April 14, 2011 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish for an introductory session on customizing the table of contents, playbar and the appearance of the final SWF. They will [.]. How do I. Training and Tutorials Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 playbar Rapid Authoring Rescale project skins Table of Contents

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Training Lessons from Seinfeld: Lesson #3 – Do the Opposite

Mindflash

It’s easy to get stuck in a design rut whenever there’s too much to do and not enough time to do it.

Captivate Training: Preferences and Publish Settings in Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Preferences and Publish Settings in Adobe Captivate 5 Date and time: Thursday, April 28, 2011 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to explore the various preferences and publish settings available in Adobe Captivate 5. Registration Link: [link]. Training and Tutorials Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Preferences Publish Settings Rapid Authoring

PPT courses to the iPAD - Which way to go?

Take an e-Learning Break

I recently experimented with various methods of getting aPPT course developed with Articulate Presenter to the iPAD. HTML Articulate player from eLearning Enhanced: Works great. Just wish they had a quiz component (it's in the works). link] Flash on iPAD from iSwifter– works ok. It executes the Flash content in its own data center and then sends video down the pipe to the user’s iPAD, which has to be connected to a Wi-Fi connection.

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.

Surfing the Net: Waste of Time or Personal Directed Learning.

Social Learning

Last week my girlfriend and I ate dinner at Darbar Indian Grill in Uptown Minneapolis with another couple (good food, but overpriced), and we got on the topic of surfing the net on the job. By the way, “Surfing the Net” is a great

Performance Support Tools – Holding Our Hand Through Change?

G-Cube

Advancement in technology brings changes in the way we work. Over the past few decades, these changes have been rapid as well as huge in their impact. From the pen-and-paper traditional desk, to desktop computers, laptops and now, tablets and smart-phones- change has been constant. Every change brings with itself the necessary rigors of adaptation. Whether adapting to a new process or a technology, providing training for every change may seem difficult.

Beyond Seth Godin: The Best Professional Advice I’ve Heard

OpenSesame

I spent last evening helping my best friend revise her cover letter and resume for a fabulous job opportunity. As we worked back and forth on a few drafts, the text began to reflect her personal ethic and approach to work in order to make her application stand out from the rest.