Effective Training Visuals—Directing the Eyes


In our second example, taken from a course on line breaking, the use of three-dimensional representation helps to make it clear that the pipe in the foreground is where attention should be focused. The last method for directing the viewer’s eyes—and their attention—is to use visual clues. You can keep up with Jeff at the Convergence Training blog or on LinkedIn , Google+, Twitter , and Facebook.

Effective Training Visuals—Abstract to Concrete


There are many highly inventive, clever, and unique methods used to visualize large sets of data and/or complex ideas. This is really worth checking out—I posted a picture of it onto my Facebook page and friends got really excited about it.). The viewer can see that material flows through a valve and then flows under the sensor (the curved arrows within the pipe represent flow direction and imply time).

How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasts add a personal touch in ways that other methods (I’m looking at you PowerPoint decks and written proposals!) Whether it’s your kids, spouse, housemate, or dog, Murphy’s Law guarantees they will unceremoniously pipe up at an inopportune time during your recording. Let us know on Facebook or Twitter. What is Screencasting? A screencast is a video recording of your computer screen, and usually includes audio.