Mon.Jan 28, 2013

Overcoming Barriers to PS--Yes, You Can!


In our post, Your Finger’s in the Dike and the Dam’s about to Burst, Bob referred to a Gartner study that shows IT spend on new systems and applications is expected to double in 2013. That means there is a potential for your performance support project to get funded!

Hey buddy, what’s the Big Idea?


Most events we go to are about listening to other people talk about the great things they’ve done. Or, listening to industry gurus talk about the best way to do one thing or another. That’s fine and dandy, but it … Read more › big idea events Uncategorized

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If you get to Question Number Four you must be scientist. Einstein, who seemingly spoke to The Creator during what has become known as Einstein's miracle year, asked "Why do things have mass?" The answer was probably the most famous physics formula ever written in white chalk on a blackboard. Learning Education

PowerPoint 2010: Create Your Own Gauges

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George  Want to create a speedometer-like gauge for your PowerPoint or eLearning deck? I've found gauges a creative way to illustrate anything from progress through a course or presentation to positive to negative value scales.

2018 Customer Training Goals

Are your customer training goals actually achievable? Or will they be cast aside as your team gets caught up in their daily tasks? If you’re not sure, this guide can help.

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Engagement, people!

Clark Quinn

I’m working on a project with a partner, and have this really sharp ID working with me. My role is to be guiding the design, not doing it, and it’s working well. The thing I see, however, is emblematic of what I’m seeing much more broadly: the dissociation between the designer and the learning experience. Ok, so not many ID theorists are talking about the emotional engagement. Keller and his ARCS model is really the only one. And some folks are touting it for elearning.

Raptivity at Learning Technologies 2013


Raptivity is exhibiting at Learning Technologies 2013 at stand #14. Learning Technologies is being conducted from January 29 till January 30th 2013 at Olympia, London. The Learning Technologies exhibition, now in its 14th year, is Europe’s leading showcase of organizational learning [.]. Conference eLearning tools HTML5 rapid learning raptivity Raptivity Evolve learning technologies microsoft surface rapid interactivity builder Raptivity stand #14

Bullets are Bad, Questions are Good

Learning Developments

Over the years I've encountered several courses about how to write good e-mails. They have all come to me in the same way -- a list of dos and don'ts. Frankly, it's not the way to describe it in a face-to-face setting and especially a bad idea in e-learning. Bulleted lists turn learners into zombies.

#AdobeCaptivate & #eLearning Suite: Subscription Has its Advantages:

Adobe Captivate

I don’t usually talk about buying and selling our eLearning products. I suppose to some this might seem strange. After all, I do work for Adobe and we do make some amazing software. When asked about it I’ll usually say, “I just show how the software works and talk about eLearning, the products pretty much [.]. Adobe Presenter Community eLearning Suite eLearning this week Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 6 Drag & Drop subscription update

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.

OpenSesame Releases Flu Prevention Online Training Course


In response to the unprecedented flu epidemic this year, OpenSesame is proud to offer a free online training course for flu prevention. The Centers for Disease Control reports the flu has reached epidemic levels in the United States this year, affecting communities in all 50 states.

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Serious Comics – An Interactive Graphic Novel story


Posted in DESIGN ELEARNING Ever since I could hold a pencil I’ve always wanted to write and draw my own comic book. While I can draw fairly decent and I’m not short on stories, I’ve learned the entire process is quite daunting from sketch to print. Alas, it’s still a dream. Now that I’m fully immersed in the world [.]. DESIGN ELEARNING "graphic novel" "story comic" comics

weelearning - we want you to have it

Learning Rocks

In his latest post on our weelearning website , Sam Burrough explains why we are encouraging everyone to pick up on our idea and go with it: If you’re lucky enough to be heading to this week’s Learning Technologies Conference or Exhibition , one thing is guaranteed, you’re going to meet a lot of cool, interesting people. You may even end up down the pub with one or two of them, especially if you’re going to Curation Camp.

Professional Examination Service Introduces Digital Micro-Credentials by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

ProExam Digital Micro-Credential Solution adds assessment, secure verification to “badges.”. Blended Learning Emerging Topics Management Measurement Professional Development

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Creating Your First Association eLearning Course

Association eLearning

After selecting a learning management system (LMS), the next logical step for an association is to begin creating your course catalog. But for many associations, creating online learning courses is uncharted territory, especially if this is a brand new course.

The Great Duck Race is back!

Unicorn Training

The Great Duck Race is back for 2013! After the success of the first ever race at the 2012 eLearning Awards last November, Unicorn are delighted to have once again signed up as Game Sponsors for this year's awards, which are taking place in London on Thursday 7 November 2013.

How to Capture and Display Keystroke Data with Camtasia for Mac 2.3

Visual Lounge

Did you know that by default, Camtasia for Mac 2.3 captures keystroke data? When your recording is saved as a.cmrec file, Camtasia automatically generates keystrokes using that data. Use captured keyboard shortcuts from your recording and show them off as a graphic in your video.

E-Learning Uncovered Webinar Schedule and ASTD TechKnowledge

E-learning Uncovered

ASTD TechKnowledge. If you will be at TK13, be sure to track down Diane Elkins and say hello. You can catch her at her two sessions or her book signing. Making E-Learning Accessible AND Usable. Wednesday, January 30 from 4:00 to 5:00 -or-. Thursday, January 31 from 4:30 to 5:30. Book Signing. Conference Bookstore. Wednesday, January 30 from 5:15 to 6:00. Webinar Schedule. We are pleased to announce our E-Learning Uncovered Webinar Series dates through July.

Content Planning Map: A Template for Training Teams

Are you delivering disjointed feature-based training? Rather than looking at small tasks, focus training content on goals that you want your students to achieve. Download the template to learn how!

The secret to huge ROI from e-learning

Spicy Learning

This week Saffron Interactive explains the methodology behind a forty minute e-learning course on mental resilience which delivered a £7.8 million return on investment for Transport for London. In two seminars, Toby Harris will introduce the concept of ‘me-Learning’ and what it means for long term behavioural change.