Using Evernote to Design and Deliver Training


On Thursday, August 18, I attended the first ever Evernote Trunk Conference in San Francisco. I have heard of people using Evernote for all kinds of reasons up to and including “putting everything in Evernote.&# At the conference, talking to people, and listening to the speakers, I started to think about how learning professionals could use Evernote to design and deliver better training. Evernote is not just a place to record ideas.

How To Create Your eLearning Checklist With Evernote

DigitalChalk eLearning

Evernote is a virtual workspace to help you get things done. With this tool you also have the ability to clip web articles, capture handwritten notes, and snap photos to keep digital details of your work. Communicate, collaborate, and share in real-time, all within Evernote. Bonus: Evernote is compatible on all devices. Let’s create a checklist with Evernote. First, log into your Evernote account. In just about every industry, checklists are a must.


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Friday Finds: Productivity Hacks

eLearning Brothers

Another one I use is the applet to tweet my Instagram photos as native photos instead of links back to my Instagram. You can do the same thing with Evernote, Google Docs spreadsheets and more. I first stumbled upon this service several years, and I really think it hasn’t gotten the glory it deserves. To be fair, it’s not exclusively a business tool or an eLearning tool. But there’s so much you can use it for! What am I talking about?

What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Why this matters to you – keeping your notes on Evernote, OneNote or Google docs allows you to share your notes in the moment. I keep a separate list on Evernote for apps or tools mentioned that I found interesting I spend time reviewing that list to determine what I can actually use now, versus what goes into an idea file. Google Photos! This year I’ll use the Learning Rebels Facebook account to organize the photos and share.

Capture stuff. Find it using any computer or phone

Take an e-Learning Break

Evernote is ready to collect all of your ideas, experiences, thoughts, and memories into an always-accessible place. Take down your inspirations and ideas as they happen Capture interesting webpages you see, images and all Snap photos of everything from whiteboards to wine labels Then , find it all any time from your computer, phone, or the web! Check it out: [link] Using Evernote as a learning tool with Screenr videos: [link

Are You Ready? Your ATD ICE Conference Bag!

Learning Rebels

I keep my notes on evernote. I keep a separate list on Evernote for apps or tools mentioned that I found interesting I spend time reviewing that list to determine what I can actually use now, versus what goes into an idea file. This year I’ll use the Learning Rebels pinterest and facebook account to organize the photos and share. Evernote (how did we ever effectively collaborate before evernote?).

Friday Finds: 5 Free Apps to Help e-Learning Developers Stay Organized


For this Friday Finds, we’ve collected 5 free apps to help you stay organized during all stages of e-Learning development: Evernote Use Evernote to help you remember everything across all your devices. Dropbox This convenient app lets you bring all your documents, resources and photos everywhere. Being organized while you’re developing an e-Learning course makes the whole process much smoother and more successful.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

Photo/image. 12- Evernote 71- OneNote. It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. 1 – In response to a number of requests I’m now collating the blogs of those who are taking part as an update on the introductory blog post - so that the posts can be shared more widely.

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The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

(photo by Kitty Terwolbeck ) There are lots of online tools that you can use for free or for very little money. You may also use Evernote to store your resources, but I prefer diigo because its default is public. You can also export a padlet wall as pdf or photo (.jpg). Every week I try some new tools (like this week vialogues ) and honestly? Occasionally the high number of tools and possibilities make me restless.

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Real Estate: Stay Ahead of the Game with Visuals

TechSmith Camtasia

Mark up photos to spur inspiration and help the property tell a story. Then I saved photos of the living room, bedroom, and sample form and dragged and dropped them into the Snagit editor. Easily share to Facebook, Twitter, and Evernote too. As the real estate market bounces back, homebuyers are looking for more and more from their real estate agents. Going above and beyond has become the norm.

Organizing Course Content with Storyboards


– Watch stock photos and graphics. – Hotspot Examinations (The learner clicks a hotspot on a photo or graphic and identifies what is wrong or right). Evernote. Evernote allows you to create a journal of your notes. You can upload any form of content you like (notes, files, photos, and voice memos) and also clip anything from the web and access those files from anywhere. Evernote also keeps your data protected and private.

Making Digital Feedback Easy with Snagit

TechSmith Camtasia

When you’re done, click Stop and then share directly to , YouTube, or even Evernote. When you’re done, you can automatically send the photo to , send an email the the image attached, or even to PowerPoint to collect examples to share in class. As a teacher, I always struggled with ways to quickly and easily leave digital feedback on work submitted by students.

Time to Get on Board with Collaborative Learning

Learning Rebels

You are conducting an onboarding session – and are talking about the mission, vision, values – what would happen if you had people go out and discover items in the office that prove that the business is actually living the mission – then take pictures…THEN…share an album created in Google Photos to the leadership? Evernote. Collaborative Learning is where it’s at and let’s allow technology to bring it home!

Learning to Work, Working to Learn

Learning Visions

Documenting I've just discovered Evernote and I heart it. Check out eQuixotic's award winning Articulate piece for a nice view of Evernote's capabilities. Photo credits: Oh boy tinker toys! This post is my contribution to this month's Work/Learning Blog Carnival hosted by the venerable Dave Ferguson. The last time I posted for this carnival (almost a year ago!) I wrote about trying to build learning into work when you're just too busy doing work.

The 2015 #mLearnCon Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources

David Kelly

eLearning Guild mLearnCon Facebook Photo Album. Ken Crooker’s shared mLearnCon Evernote notebook. This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2015 mLearnCon Conference and Expo being held June 10-12 in Austin, Texas. I am a huge proponent of backchannel learning. There are many conferences I would love to be able to attend, but most people can only accommodate one or two each year.

The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

There are all sorts of tools like Pocket , Feedly , Flipboard , Diigo , Evernote , OneNote , and even your browser via add-ons. Here’s an interesting article on how social media is making people less social and a thought-provoking photo essay by Eric Pinkersgill where he removed all of the mobile devices from his subjects. Should I really be looking at your family vacation photos and what you had for Thanksgiving? Social media is what you make of it.

Make Learning Supportive and Available Everywhere

Integrated Learnings

Here's a photo of what is on his learning radar as eLearning's next evolution. As Masie suggested, we're now outsourcing our memories to devices ( Evernote , anyone?); Thoughts on Elliot Masie's Lectora User Conference Keynote. By Jay Lambert. This year's 2011 Lectora user conference provided my first opportunity to hear learning futurist Elliot Masie ( of The Masie Center ) speak live; he didn't disappoint.

Kinds of Productivity Apps that Make You (Almost) Superhuman

Your Training Edge

My favorite writing apps include this one: Evernote. Check out Tiago Forte’s posts on the Evernote blog to find out how you can use Evernote not only like a streamlined writing environment but more like an organized system which will boost your creativity and send your productivity through the roof. After a good cleanup, you can finally find somethin g among your photos and documents. The world of tech is amazing when you know how to tackle it.

Employee Highlight: Meet TechSmithie Katie Moore

TechSmith Camtasia

Outlook, Snagit, Evernote, Google Analytics, Skype, Google Docs, Sprout Social, Pandora and the ice cream scoop in the kitchen. Photo Credit: Lindsay Wilkinson Photography. In our Employee Highlight series, we will introduce you to various TechSmith Team Members, or TechSmithies, as we like to call ourselves. First up we have Katie Moore who is part of our Marketing Department. Who are you, and what do you do?

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 1


But the real reason is that unless you’re doing heavy photo and design work, Photoshop is probably overkill for your humble content editing needs (mainly cropping, resizing, making small adjustments, etc). On the Mac side there’s Pixelmator , Acorn and Affinity Photo to chose from, which cover all basic design needs (and then some) for a fraction of the price of Adobe’s offerings.

Localizing Visuals- There’s A Better Way

TechSmith Camtasia

If you study some larger companies, Evernote for example , who translates into over twenty languages, they are employing this approach with much success. Or a photo? When you begin your localization journey it can seem so complicated and overwhelming. There are literally thousands of websites offering advice, ideas, solutions, and services to help get your global growth underway.

Three Great Takeaways from ASTD 2012


I had so many ideas flowing through my head that I had to pull myself away from some of my conversations just for a brief moment to jot down these ideas into Evernote on my iPhone. Image via ASTD’s Facebook photo album.


10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad

mLearning Revolution

I can Browse the web and then just tap the third button, which is always located at the bottom left of the Xoom to switch to my e-mail, or my photo gallery, or to a YouTube video I was watching. For the last 3 weeks, I have been Tweeting and Blogging about my experience with the new Motorola Xoom Tablet, which is the very first Tablet sporting Android 3.0, codenamed Honeycomb. Honeycomb is the next generation of the Android operating system, which is optimized specifically for Tablets.

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Tools I Use

Marcia Conner

For instance, I have a recipe (an automated script that was super simple to create) that appends a note to my Evernote account each time I shorten a link in , reminding me later what I’ve posted and how it was shortened. Instagram – A media sharing social network, used primarily on smart phones, provides special effects you can apply to photos to make them look terrific. I use this search to find terrific photos to compliment my blog posts and presentations.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Photo Resizer : use this application to quickly resize images to a specific resolution. Image editing software : : free image and photo editing software that probably does most of what you need for elearning. You can find photos, illustrations, video clips, and some Flash files. Evernote : great way to capture and document almost anything. The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses.

Challenge: Make Informal Learning Visible & Valuable

Fort Hill Company

One such surprise was a photo of a guide describing art during the Tuesday night Celebration which took place at the Denver Museum of Art. Took notes on Evernote on iPad #7020Learningatd. Tweet: Join short campaign to gather examples of informal learning via – post a photo, write what’s happening Use #7020Learningatd. A Research Report from the 2016 ATD ICE.

2009 Top Ten Tools for Learning Professionals


It’s a mobile one-stop repository for productivity tools (Google, Evernote); entertainment tools (Pandora radio, Flixster), job aids (the first-aid reference Pocket Aid: even when out of phone range the reference material still works); and fun and games including real-time handheld Scrabble with friends anywhere in the world. I still say this beats Photoshop hands-down for creating graphics for the web and editing photos.

15 Must-Have Knowledge Sharing Tools

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

ICLOUD DRIVE Features: Enjoy web app iOS programs such as Pages, Numbers, Keynote, for real-time collaboration, sharing, and commenting; secured file storage for all videos, photos, notes, reminders and more Why You'll Love It: Available to Windows users and you can edit and view on all devices and computers Cost: 50 GB for 0.99, 200 GB, $2.99, 1TB $9.99, and 2TB $19.99 TRELLO Features: Invitation-only boards, multiple app integrations with Google Drive, Slack, Evernote, etc.,

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Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

But assuming you’ve determined that using some music is a good design decision for your project… Try stock photo sites you already use. A lot of stock photo sites also have music and sound effects. You may do this for stock photos already, but it’s even more relevant for music because you’re probably looking for a certain feel rather than specific content. Do you use music in your courses?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning to Work, Working to Learn

Learning Visions

Documenting Ive just discovered Evernote and I heart it. Check out eQuixotics award winning Articulate piece for a nice view of Evernotes capabilities. Photo credits: Oh boy tinker toys! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, March 16, 2009 Learning to Work, Working to Learn This post is my contribution to this months Work/Learning Blog Carnival hosted by the venerable Dave Ferguson.

The iPad is your ultimate travel companion

Clive on Learning

How relieved I was, therefore, to discover that the iPad proved to be the ideal travel companion: It was fun to have all of my photo archive available on one device with a screen large enough to share with others. In my role as a consultant, it is hard to completely cut yourself off from business-related communication while on holiday, so the ability to receive all my emails and blog feeds was useful, along with access to my Evernote database and Google docs.

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How to Start an Online Coaching Business with Software Entrepreneur Coach Dan Martell Creator of SaaS Academy


I’ve had people send me photos of their apartments filled with just sticky notes of diagrams, and every day bench watch all my videos for three or four days, and then designed their little world.

5 Mac Apps to Make the Life of an E-learning Professional Easier


I will not waste your time talking about Evernote or Dropbox - those are well-known and widely used. It enables you to pick colors from photos, pictures, web pages, or running applications with a single click. It is no big secret that most professionals, regardless of occupation, have a set of favorite tools that save them time and help them do their job better. A well-crafted toolbox saves you time, makes routine tasks easier, and helps you do your job with a smile.

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