Tue.Dec 04, 2012

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Working with Screen Readers

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel    Last week I wrote about some  Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning. I'd like to follow up that article with information about screen readers. Screen readers are programs designed to allow visually impaired learners to navigate through a website or eLearning lesson by reading the content out loud. Two popular screen readers are  JAWS  (Job Access With Speech) and  Window-Eyes.

Insights: Line managers and coaches have a critical role

Clive on Learning

This post continues my commentary to the Learning Insights 2012 Report produced by Kineo for e.learning age magazine. The seventh of ten 'insights' is that ‘Line managers and coaches have a critical role'. It is, of course, hardly a new insight that managers and coaches play an important part in workplace learning, because it has ever been thus. Having said that, it is encouraging that this report picks up an increasing emphasis in this area.

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The Smart eXtended Web

Learning with e's

Will the Web recurse infinitely? Many of us are obsessed with the future, and are constantly wondering what new technologies, trends or events will change our lives forever.

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Microsoft Surface Reviewed: Is it Right For Mobile Learning?

Bottom-Line Performance

I have to admit I was looking forward to Surface for a long time. As a long term Windows user on the PC, the idea of this Windows 8 environment that would transcend devices was exciting.

How to Select an LMS for Customer Training

Finding an LMS suitable for customer training can be tough. Check out our guide to learn about some key considerations for selecting a customer education platform.

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Meet the judges for the Screencast Awards

Visual Lounge

Next week on the Forge we’re going to be diving into the ScreenChamp awards and revealing the winners! The show goes live at 2PM EST here. If you can’t make it, don’t worry, we’ll be posting the recording on our blog and on our YouTube Channel.

Will you be accepting bribes this Christmas?

Spicy Learning

Do your people understand the difference between an acceptable gift and an illegal bribe? Does your senior management understand the consequences of the corporate offence of failing to prevent bribery? Saffron’s Bribery Act 2010 e-learning course: Complies with Ministry of Justice guidelines. Requires quick-decision making and uses realistic scenarios. Explains exactly how the Bribery Act 2010 is relevant to you. Short enough to fit into a single lunch break.

13 New Year's Learning Resolutions for 2013


We’re helping you get ready for 2013 with a series of Learning New Year’s Resolutions from leading experts and thinkers in the online learning community. We asked our cast of experts one key question: What do you resolve to change or improve about your work in 2013?

Content Becomes Its Own Context


“How much of our training budget goes to things that have nothing to do with ‘learning’? Why does the LMS cost more than the whole L&D department? How many organizations invest in more authoring tools and asset libraries than they do in people who know how to use them to design more effectively?

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.

Billboard Chart Toppers to Keynote the 2013 Lectora User.


Internet phenomenon, THE PIANO GUYS will kick off day two of the 2013 Lectora® User Conference with ?A A Creative Moment with THE PIANO GUYS

Quick tips on tracking learners by sharing group reports


With ProProfs Training Maker, you can easily track the progress of large batches of learners by accessing different kinds of reports. One of them is group reports, which shows you consolidated reports of different groups of learners.

Internet Sensation THE PIANO GUYS Announced as Keynote


Innovative musical group, THE PIANO GUYS, shares vision and inspiration with e-Learning Conference attendees on Day 2 of the 2013 Lectora User Conference