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3 Ways to Exercise Your Graphic Design Muscle

ATD Learning Technologies

Here are three ways you can exercise your graphic design muscle. Whether you’re designing an e-learning course, a presentation, or some other type of media, you want it to look good. For some of us, though, that can be a bit of a challenge.

Exercise Does the Body — and the Brain — Good

CLO Magazine

In case you needed one, here’s another reason to exercise: a July study says mental and physical training can improve how your brain works. The exercise part? Strategy aerobic exercise body brain health exercise

Combining Zombies and Running…Gamification of Exercise

Kapp Notes

All this exercises is great but motivation is still an issue for me that’s why I sign up for the races so that I am motivated to practice so I don’t fall over in the race but…I’d like more motivation, something to really get me running.

It’s Really That Simple - Steps in Story Learning Design - Try the Live Exercise - Tip #120

Vignettes Learning

Play this interactive exercise on “ Stash the Cash ” - a Fraud Detection Story-Based Design. Do you want to know how simple it is to apply the step-by-step process for creating a Story-Based Lesson? Fear not.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Performance Learning Productivity

I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. I found I disagreed with Kate’s view on a number of points, and stand on the other side of the fence from her argument for a number of reasons.

Learning Resolutions: Sticking with the Classics—Diet and Exercise

OpenSesame

Performance demands regular exercise and practice at spaced intervals. Exercise and practice doesn’t only apply to the solutions we provide; we need to challenge ourselves to actively practice our craft to keep ourselves more fit to perform our work.

How to Encourage Physical Activity as Part of a Learning Strategy

Absorb LMS

Studies published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that people who sit for the majority of the day are 54 percent more likely to die of a heart attack. The bad news is that exercise has little impact if it does not replace time sitting.

The Art Of Voice Overs – Part 2

Edmego Learning

Breathing Exercises. This is where breathing exercises come. Breathing exercises are very important for both of those disciplines. Opening your mouth and performing facial exercises also enables you to use proper emphasis when needed. The Art Of Voice Overs – Part 2.

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Tip of the Week: Create stimulating classification exercises for your learners

Raptivity

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Designing Learning is a Probabilistic Exercise

Clark Quinn

At the Guild’s recent mLearnCon, I was having a conversation in which I was reminded that designing performance interventions is a probabilistic exercise, and it occurred to me that we’re often not up front enough about it. And we need to be. When we start our design process with a performance vision , we have an idea of what ideal performance would be.

Tip of the Week: Want to include interesting exercises in your course?

Raptivity

Raptivity Interactions Tip of the week Unique interactive exercises

How to Encourage Physical Activity as Part of a Learning Strategy

Absorb LMS

Studies published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that people who sit for the majority of the day are 54 percent more likely to die of a heart attack. The bad news is that exercise has little impact if it does not replace time sitting.

Get yourself trained by Experts for Live Online Training

Raptivity

Community eLearning Software Free webinar Gaming interactive learning PowerPoint raptivity free webinar Live Online Training spice up your online curriculum typical web platform interaction options Unique interactive exercises

Free Webinar: Creating eLearning Stories and Exercises with Articulate Storyline®

Take an e-Learning Break

Interested in the new product from Articulate? Attend this free webinar! Speaker: Ray Jimenez, Ph.D., Chief Learning Architect of Vignettes for Training, Inc. Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011. Time: 10:00AM Pacific / 1:00PM Eastern (60 Minute Session). REGISTER: [link

Exercise in Identifying Effective Thesis Statements

E-learning Uncovered

Students are told from the first time they receive instruction in English composition that their introductory paragraphs should accomplish two tasks

Cartoon: ‘OK, we’re going to lay off the trust building exercises for a while…’

Mindflash

I’ve been to my share of corporate retreats, inspirational events, team building weekends… But as many as I’ve attended, I’ve never actually been part of that sitcom staple, falling backward and having someone catch you.

Workshop Exercise Design - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

I've just posted Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercise which describes a workshop exercise that I'm considering using in several different workshops. giving me thoughts on the exercise itself. The last time I posted something like this it was a HUGE help and I significantly redesigned the exercise which probably saved me a lot of grief. Please help: Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercise

Go Outside! 5 Benefits of Exercise in the Workplace

OpenSesame

Healthy individuals are supposed to be getting at least 150 minutes of aerobic exercise in a week, and sometimes that’s often hard to do for full-time employees. So why not make some time during the workday to get some physical exercise in? Do you ever feel unproductive in the office?

Workshop Exercise Design - Help Needed

Clark Quinn

I've just posted Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercise which describes a workshop exercise that I'm considering using in several different workshops. giving me thoughts on the exercise itself. The last time I posted something like this it was a HUGE help and I significantly redesigned the exercise which probably saved me a lot of grief. Please help: Identify Knowledge Work Tasks - Workshop Exercise

Creating Board Games: An Upside Exercise

Upside Learning

Several options were considered before we decided we needed an exercise that would challenge our fellow team-members. We’ve been trying to inculcate a culture that’ll inculcate innovation in our creations, and in line with the buzz around learning games, we zeroed in on a game design exercise.

Creating Board Games: An Upside Exercise

Upside Learning

Several options were considered before we decided we needed an exercise that would challenge our fellow team-members. We’ve been trying to inculcate a culture that’ll inculcate innovation in our creations, and in line with the buzz around learning games, we zeroed in on a game design exercise.

How Exercise Induces Calm

Will at Work Learning

Scientists may have found how exercise induces calm--and how it may help people in stressful situations perform better. enabling people to exercise might give them a competitive advantage. Check out this article from the NY Times. Given that lots of us are stressed these days--and even the relaxed folks have to occasionally make a big stressful presentation, etc.--enabling

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Learning Exercise Quiz

ProProfs

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Learning Exercise Quiz. 20 Questions. Powered by ProProfs Quiz Maker

Brain Boogie @ATD2015

Origin Learning

Highlights of the session include “10 Brain Fitness Exercises to Rock Your Brain”. These exercises ranged from simple neurological relaxation workouts to physical brain fitness exercises such as brain gymnastics. The human brain is full of mysteries!

Remaining Positive In A Non-Positive Environment

Edmego Learning

Have a solid exercise routine. Exercise produces positive endorphins. The challenge…exercising. Remaining Positive In A Non-Positive Environment. I dare anyone to challenge the inevitable fact that we all have days at times when our mood is less than pretty.

More brain exercise ideas

Take an e-Learning Break

These are great - and they may spark some ideas for your own interactive exercises. link] [link] [link] Lunar Tunes is an exercise that will test your auditory and visual-spatial memory. link] Hoop Nut is an exercise that will test your auditory processing speed and ability to focus your attention.

Upside Board Game Exercise - Download the Winning Game

Upside Learning

While we spoke about putting the board games created during Upside’s board game creation exercise up for download, it’s taken us a couple of weeks to get here. There were a few realizations during this exercise that challenged my notions.

Fitness Training Supports Improved Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults

Will at Work Learning

As you can see in the graph above, overall the groups that exercised outperformed those who didn't. . Some Details: Results were stronger for people 66-80 than for those 55-65 (judged by effect size), although all groups showed significant benefits from exercise.

Upside Board Game Exercise - Download the Winning Game

Upside Learning

While we spoke about putting the board games created during Upside’s board game creation exercise up for download, it’s taken us a couple of weeks to get here. There were a few realizations during this exercise that challenged my notions. Designing, prototyping, developing and play-testing a board game is one thing, packaging it for everyone to play is another.

Introducing: mLearning Design Training [6-hr Workshop with RJ Jacquez]

mLearning Revolution

NOTE : Participants will be provided with a 100+ page PDF , which includes Slides, Hands-on Exercises, Best Practices and Resources. Hands-on workshop exercises. * mLearning Opportunities and Challenges. Hands-on workshop exercises. * The Current State of mLearning Design Tools.

Enabling Instructional Designers - Using Raptivity for Content Visualization

Raptivity

For instance, an instructional designer can type the word “classification and all interactions that present classification exercises in different ways are displayed. The instructional designer can look at all options and accordingly then choose and describe the graphic for the exercise in the storyboard. Effective content visualization is one of the key elements of instructional design. It plays a key role in engaging learners.

When Is Audio Narration Helpful?

Experiencing eLearning

Directions: Directions for practice exercises. “Use onscreen text without narration to present information that needs to be referenced over time, such as directions to complete a practice exercise.”

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Enabling Virtual Learners By Design: Creating Collaboration

InSync Training

Unfortunately, building collaborative exercises remains a major stumbling block for instructional designers when creating virtual or blended programs. This is the third post in a series of six which examines how to enable virtual learners. The first post introduces the series.

11 Invaluable Tips To Design Blended Learning Courses for Corporate Training

Docebo

When you create your blended learning courses, every exercise and learning activity should cater to these objectives. Think carefully before integrating online exercises.