Learning Thursday #6: Track Classroom Attendance Using a Scan Gun (Includes Video)

Adobe Captivate

Some learning technology platforms provide QR codes that a learner can scan to receive credit for completing a course. Having learners scan a QR code is probably the most efficient way of marking course completion because the learner is able to do it themselves.

Effective Interface Designs for eLearning

Association eLearning

Eye Scan Friendly Layout : When you look at eye tracking research, you’ll notice the gaze naturally travels from left to right, and down towards the center. Caitlin is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she focused on the effect of viral and social media in online learning.

Effective Training Visuals—Reduce Realism

OpenSesame

This is the third in a series of blog posts intended to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering the effectiveness of the visuals they include. The silhouetted human figure, gears, and mangled arm convey this hazard effectively.

Effective Training Visuals—Directing the Eyes

OpenSesame

This is the second in a series of blog posts intended to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering the effectiveness of the visuals they include. Consequences” sequence, and as our eyes scan to the right, we see that the sharp blade is an example of the “What?”

Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

The eLearning Coach

And if so, how much realism will be most effective? Surprisingly, a lot of research points to the opposite; realistic graphics are frequently not as effective as those with reduced realism. Post from: The eLearning Coach Realistic Graphics and Learning: What’s most effective?

The First Ten Learning Thursday Articles!

Adobe Captivate

Is Constructivism an Effective Approach to Instructional Design? Track Classroom Attendance Using a Scan Gun. Connect with the author on Twitter or LinkedIn. Last December, I began publishing Learning Thursday articles every other week. The series covers both learning technology and general training topics. Past articles are listed below. Please comment if you have topic ideas, and follow me if you’d like to be notified of future posts.

Why So Many Managers Fail to Become Leaders

Learnloft

I guarantee you scanned the picture to look for yourself. ” Professionals who can’t stop thinking about themselves can’t become an effective leader because it’s impossible for them to elevate other people. .

Watch Your Text!

eLearning Brothers

Here’s the secret that nobody wants to admit…online learners don’t read, they scan! Let’s admit it, most of our users are scanning our pages and seeing what stands out. This allows users to quickly scan the story. Learners can easily scan a list.

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

Perhaps the most effective, insidious method of compromising a system’s security is when an attacker calls (or emails) the victim and proports to be an official demanding action on the part of the user that opens access to the system. Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure.

How Mobile Devices Will Continue To Shape HR Departments in the Future?

Your Training Edge

LinkedIn has become the most common site where many human resource managers, as well as CEO and COO have located the right person for their corporation. The same technique will be beneficial and cost-effective for many companies, instead of spending a lot for training days.

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Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

Perhaps the most effective, insidious method of compromising a system’s security is when an attacker calls (or emails) the victim and proports to be an official demanding action on the part of the user that opens access to the system. Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure.

How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

You can design training courses that are highly effective at developing skills and competencies. Post regular visual webinar calls to action on social channels such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, G+, Pinterest and Instagram. “If you build it, they will come.”

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Software Demo Tips: What Works? Ask an LMS Selection Consultant

Talented Learning

We obsess about every facet of the LMS market so our clients can more effectively attract, engage and educate learning audiences of all types – B2B and B2C customers, channel partners and contractors, employees, association members, continuing education students and the public-at-large.

7 lessons how to use social media in an event with social media beginners

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The evaluation was quite positive about the effect of using social media. Another possibility is to create network walls or offer LinkedIn Live corners where people can connect directly on LinkedIn (without having to exchange business card which you loose anyhow). Making use of an existing, spontaneous backchannel by having someone scan and read it is fine ofcourse.

21st Century L&D Skills

Performance Learning Productivity

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. Therefore, social networks are the conduit for effective organisational performance.

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Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

Knowledge Work Skills / Work Literacy Having realized in 2007 that there's a very important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap , I felt the need in 2008 to find ways to help knowledge workers and organizations build skills like Leveraging Networks , Network Feedback , Finding Expertise , Using Social Media to Find Answers to Questions , Learning through Conversation and searching, scanning, etc. Each of these allowed me to fast forward my learning and share knowledge effectively.

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In Learning, Size Matters

CLO Magazine

Eventually e-learning may be accessed in a manufacturing plant or hospital by scanning a QR code and reading resulting content on a handheld device. Facilitating a platform on which it is easy to consume and contribute is a solid component of an effective microlearning strategy.

Flexing Your Tools to Create Maximum-Impact Online Training

Mindflash

Will informal training help your learners to close their skills gaps more effectively? If your course catalog is well-organized, the learner will be able to quickly scan the catalog to find “bite-sized” learning chunks that will let him learn what he needs to know when he needs to know it.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Corporate Access (6) LinkedIn for Finding Expertise (6) Social Learning (6) Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape (6) As a side note, I used this as an opportunity to update my Blog Guide. LinkedIn I had a major "aha moment" about my LinkedIn Connection Approach.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

An effective online learning marketing plan has three phases. Besides other associations, you now have online professional platforms like LinkedIn (now owned by Microsoft) and Udacity to worry about, plus all the MOOCs like Coursera and EdX. Effective marketing requires research. Scan course surveys and other feedback from students.

100 Conversation Topics

Tony Karrer

How I make my conference experiences more effective. How do I decide what to scan and what to give up? Things I've done as follow-up to improve effectiveness of learning. After LinkedIn, Delicious, Twitter and Facebook, the next three are. Today, I saw a post by someone suggesting ways to come up with ideas for blog post topics and they gave some examples.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

An explanation for the format of the list can be found HERE Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook Connect with us on LinkedIn Free eLearning Resources Visit our channel on YouTube Please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change ; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. link] January 5-8, 2012International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Conference (ICSEI 2012), 25 th , Malmö,Sweden.