Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Case in point: version 7 of the Captivate software was released today. Top features to be found in Adobe Captivate 7: Drag-and-drop Components Make eLearning fun with drag-and-drop games, quizzes, and lessons that can run on desktops and mobile devices (such as the iPad). In-course Web Browsing Enable more effective learning by embedding a browser interface within your courses. by Kevin Siegel.

L&D lessons from learning games research

Sponge UK

Gamification and learning games are a popular way to make workplace learning more engaging, but what makes an effective learning game? Hays set out to find evidence of the effectiveness of learning games by analysing articles on the practice.

ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events

Kapp Notes

In a workshop we called “Play to Learn-Designing Effective Learning Games.” The idea…to allow participants to experience games and to derive lessons from the development of other games. Lesson Learned. Lessons Learned.

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The Purpose Effect – Book Review & Interview With Dan Pontefract


We, at Learnnovators, are privileged to review Dan Pontefract ‘s second book, “ The Purpose Effect ” that is scheduled to release on May 10, 2016. Below is our review of the book and an insightful interview with Dan… THE PURPOSE EFFECT – REVIEW. In his book, The Purpose Effect , Dan Pontefract brilliantly distils the malady that pervades many corporations today.

Are Digital Textbooks More Effective for K-12 Curriculum


There are many reasons as to why K-12 students must leverage digital textbooks in their learning journey; portability and cost-effectiveness being two of the major factors inspiring this change. Let us have a look at why digital textbooks are more effective for K-12 curriculum: 1. They can review the lessons just-in-time before a class test or an examination. Cost Effective: Students usually spend nearly $1000 per semester on textbooks.

Five Tips for Creating Effective Learning Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

As a result, the expectations for this type of content have risen and video creators are finding it more difficult than ever to ensure that their content is effective and engaging. Use zoom and pan effects to bring sections of your content into focus.

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18 Must-Know LMS Training Topics for Effective eLearning

eThink Education

With regular new version releases , countless plugins and customization possibilities, and specific Moodle or Totara functionality that not everyone is familiar with, it’s essential to ensure your team continuously refreshes and builds their eLearning knowledge in order to maximize functionality and the industry’s best practices to deliver effective, engaging, and up-to-date training and education. Lesson.

Discover the Secrets that Make the Story-Based Lesson Tick

Vignettes Learning

Are you cutting your teeth for a compelling and effective story-based e-learning approach? View the video "The Compliment" to discover the secrets of effective story-based e-learning. If you break this dynamics of opposing wants, you remove the essence of a good story lesson.

One Lesson You Can Learn From Jordan Spieth to Be Successful


Take a lesson from Spieth and this week’s Follow My Lead Podcast Guest Former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory: “If Not You, Then Who?” ” A version of this article originally appeared on Jordan Spieth is on the verge of making golf history.

With 1 Sentence John McCain Taught 3 Lessons For You to Remember About Leadership


” This is one of those loaded quotes that unless you unpack it doesn’t quite sink in or have the full effect. A version of this article originally appeared on There are those who speak about leadership and then, there are those who are leaders. John McCain is the latter. Surviving nearly six years as a Vietnam Prisoner of War, this great American hero went on to serve as Senator of Arizona.

6 Principles of Effective Online Training that Will Surprise You


This is a good thing, after all, because visually appealing, interactive, and engaging online training is more effective, right? In this article from the eLearning Guild, Ruth Clark describes six principles of eLearning that is effective. Lesson: Add relevant visuals to your slides.

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3 Flawless Leadership Lessons You MUST Learn from Chick-fil-A


Here are 3 terrific leadership lessons you can learn from Chick-fil-A: Make People The Priority. A version of this article originally appeared on Free Leader Profile Assessment Through our work and research around what effective leaders do differently, we have identified four leader profiles (Ruler, Exploiter, Pleaser and Welder.) I have always been enamored with companies that blatantly outperform the competition.

Lessons From Games: Stop stepping into the learner’s shoes, let them step in

Eat Learn Repeat

We have many new methods coming in, making them agile and whatever to make it more effective for the learners. However, game companies employ another key strategy to improve the effectiveness of their games. This morning at 5, one of my friends called me over phone.

Proven Strategy to Improve e-Learning Effectiveness


The easiest (and most obvious way) is to require interaction with the module in order for the lesson to progress. The added benefit of these interactive components is that it allows participants to practice interacting with the software outside of the production version.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Version – Product Review

eLearning 24-7

I deck out the house with special effects, ghostly lights, the whole works. While this makes sense if the archive is an older version and you are updating it, it seems an extra step, if you pulled the course because of whatever reason and it wasn’t because there is a new version online. In the beta version of the product, included T/F, yet for the final version removed it. Pages – replaces slides, lessons, etc. I love Halloween.

7 Leadership Lessons You Don’t Want to Learn the Hard Way


” A version of this article originally appeared on Free Leader Profile Assessment Through our work and research around what effective leaders do differently, we have identified four leader profiles (Ruler, Exploiter, Pleaser and Welder.) Everybody loves to focus on the things you must do to be a great leader. While there is nothing inherently wrong with this approach, it’s often our weaknesses or things we don’t know that end up hurting us the most.

One Great Leadership Lesson From Two CEO’s with Massively Results


Thus you get a circular effect where a more engaged workforce create better results and better results create a more engaged workforce. Once you know these things, then and only then can you create a personal development plan filled with opportunities to help them become the best versions of themselves. Ever wonder why there is a growing divide between the C-suite and first-line management? Between corporate America and Millennials?

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3 Ways To Instantly Kill e-Learning Effectiveness


As Instructional Designers, we all want to make the best e-Learning modules possible, so we better get these three things right or our courses' effectiveness will spiral down the drain. If your course looks anything like powerpoint slides, you're courses' effectiveness has taken a blow.

7 Instructional design principles for professors and teachers looking to create effective eLearning modules


As teachers and professors, was today begin incorporating eLearning as a key part of their curriculum, what are the instructional design principles they must keep in mind to make learning most effective?

An e-learning chemistry lesson: how to mix text and audio

Good To Great

I came away from last week’s eLearning Network event on rich media with a long list of takeaway lessons, things to try and topics to explore further. (I From what I could gather, there were three views: Text and audio (speech, as opposed to music or sound effects) should not be used together. A passage on violin bows, where the audio script had been written first and the text was a slightly abbreviated version of that script.

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Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3


which has just been released by the way) introduces a shift from a Lesson-centric to a Course-centric eFront. We anticipate that the transition will be completed on the next few incremental versions. Previously you had to create 4 different courses to achieve this effect.

Learning Game Design Series, Part 8: Dump ADDIE; Iterate Instead

Knowledge Guru

This post describes (and shows) the iterative design process required to create an effective learning game. I define “effective” as a game that 1) achieves the learning goal set for the game and 2) players describe as engaging or fun to play. Version 1. Version 1.1.


Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for any Best-In-Class LMS


Why SCORM Compliance is Absolutely Essential for Competitive, Market-Leading LMS Performance and Effectiveness. This allows learners to close a test or lesson halfway through and pick up later where they left off.


Video of the month: April 2019

Clear Lessons

Nigel Paine shares three essential lessons for development in our video of the month. The three essential lessons for development: 1. The most effective way of building talent and developing teams is to get out of the way. This is a lesson of my life.

The Top 5 Learning Analytics

Your Training Edge

Simultaneously, learning analytics provide online instructors and facilitators a detailed look at how a learner performs, if she or he needs extra assistance with a specific subject or lesson, and even if she or he is likely to pass the course or not. Learning analytics is everywhere nowadays.

Free eLearning software (Easygenerator) for teachers as of today!

Challenge to Learn

We do hope that your management notices how it helps you to save time and improve the quality of your lessons, and that they will consider buying Easygenerator for all your colleagues. The other thing is that you can increase your lessons quality.

Teachers and trainers: Use eLearning to flip your classroom and take it one step further

Challenge to Learn

If you ‘ flip your classroom ‘ you reverse the lecture and homework elements of a lesson: lecture at home and do homework at school. I believe all teachers and trainers who do face-to-face lessons or training should at least consider this option.

Video of the month: May 2019

Clear Lessons

The most effective way I’ve found to develop talent in teams is to manage to people’s strengths. I think the lesson is to manage the diversity of your team and put people in the right positions. This is an edited version of this Clear Lesson – watch the video for the full story.

Using Learning Objects as “Knowledge Packages” to Achieve Learning Objectives


It’s important to communicate the training purpose of each lesson clearly. It may also be useful to tell them how much time is required to complete each lesson. Give learners a way to verify the effectiveness of their learning.

How to Brighten Your Corporate Training and Avoid It Become a Boring Training

Your Training Edge

Screen version of life. Ask the learners to say aloud the ideas, concepts, terms they’ve learned during this training session (is well applied at the end of the lesson). Students know how monotonous lessons can kill interest to the subject of discussion and the lecturer.

Digital Learning Survey 2019 – Most Tech Doesn’t Stack Up


And despite the fact that organizations continue to invest heavily in digital learning initiatives, the vast majority of respondents — a staggering 88% — don’t believe their current platforms have the ability to effectively track and measure the impact of their learning assets.


Digital Learning Survey 2019 – Most Tech Doesn’t Stack Up


And despite the fact that organizations continue to invest heavily in digital learning initiatives, the vast majority of respondents — a staggering 88% — don’t believe their current platforms have the ability to effectively track and measure the impact of their learning assets.


Serious Game Evaluation Worksheet (Free Download)

Knowledge Guru

The lessons you learn from playing a lot of different commercial games will translate into good game design decisions for serious games. available on App Store; this is the desktop version). A lot of people want to design learning games, aka “serious games.”

Start Team Corporate Learning The Right Way


Gone are the days where a single authority of knowledge reigns over lessons. ’, but curating this into effective learning content is another thing altogether. Using that insight, you’ll be able to pitch subsequent lessons according to this competence level.

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Moodle Journal

While effectively we are at that time of academic year when everything is winding up and results being agreed and closed off, it is also the time before everyone begins heading for the sun, distant parts or something else, for staff development sessions.

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