Understanding Image File Formats

Visual Lounge

But, which image file formats do you need? In my role as a video editor, I deal with graphics, videos, and images on a daily basis and have learned a lot about which ones work best for specific situations. The most popular lossless image formats are.tiff and.png.

The Future Role of Learning & Development

mLevel

One particularly interesting discussion point touched on the future role of the Learning & Development (L&D) organization within corporations. I believe that the L&D function plays a critical role within an organization, however, it hasn’t been setup for success as most L&D teams and budgets have not kept pace with the increased demand for training within an organization. I’ve just returned from the ASU GSV Summit this week in San Diego, CA.

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Evolving role of Trainers in Corporate Learning

G-Cube

The trainer plays a pivotal here – a role which is nevertheless evolving with the changing needs of the corporate learners. In the corporate scenario, the trainer now plays multiple roles to suit the needs of the modern workplace learner. Role of the trainer in Classroom Learning.

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The Role of L&D in Today’s Talent Strategies

Origin Learning

Come to think of it- would you like to take a role that pays decently but doesn’t really add value to your personality? Talent development and retention rightfully sits at one of the top priorities of organizations. After all, it is the people which lead an organization forward.

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Role of E-learning in Creating an Ethical Workplace

CommLab India

For instance, a new hire steps into the organization and observes that all his colleagues are trying to make him comfortable and helping him fulfill his roles and responsibilities. Role Models. You need to ensure you area role model to your employees.

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The Client’s Critical Role in Custom Elearning Development

The Learning Dispatch

After all, our goal at Microassist is to provide our clients with a final, custom-built online training product that gets people to learn in a new, engaging, and all-around satisfying format that enables learners to acquire a new skill and perform at a higher level.

Formatting Fantastic Course Descriptions and Learning Objectives

OpenSesame

Know a your role as a manager using scenario based decision making. For a concise formatting overview, our guideline is attached below. . . You’ve invested in making a quality elearning course and you want learners to love it. Crafting the perfect descriptions and learning objectives will help you showcase your product to future learners. Don’t miss your chance to market it properly by lacking in writing skills.

Gamification in Workplace Learning: The Role of Play

Dashe & Thomson

In the new format of a different industry thought leader managing the blog each month, Ben Betts is up to bat for October. Mr. Betts is the Managing Director for HT2 and his big question for this month is “Does Gamification Have a Role in Workplace Learning?”

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The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

Formats (Flash vs HTML 5). This means that the role of learning professionals such as instructional designers and instructors expands beyond creating and delivering courses to finding useful content and vetting potential authorities and subject matter experts.

The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

Formats (Flash vs HTML 5). This means that the role of learning professionals such as instructional designers and instructors expands beyond creating and delivering courses to finding useful content and vetting potential authorities and subject matter experts.

E-Learning Production Roles

E-learning Uncovered

In an effort to streamline e-learning development, our team at Artisan mapped out the entire e-learning production process and identified, to the minute detail, what roles are needed to create e-learning. Several of the roles listed can (and should) be combined into one person’s tasks, but for the purposes of process mapping we’ve separated everything to the lowest common denominator. Based on your course design, you may need some or all of these roles, and maybe even a few more.

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How to build a Serious Game: Actors and Their Roles

TalentLMS

Role Play Games? Serious games in the eLearning environment are predominantly role playing. Storytelling is the creative and entertaining component of the serious game complete with character names, their roles, challenges and their dilemmas).

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Insights: L&D is playing a key role in supporting informal learning

Clive on Learning

The second of the ten 'insights' in the report is that ‘L&D is playing a key role in supporting informal learning'. Practically everyone on the planet with access to a PC or a mobile device is used to the idea that you can get any information you want, anytime you want, in practically any format you want, just by typing key words into a search field. This post continues my commentary to the Learning Insights 2012 Report produced by Kineo for e.learning age magazine.

The grassroots of learning

E-Learning Provocateur

The content is typically delivered in a highly structured format. In this context, I think the role of the instructor needs much more consideration.

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Formative and Summative Assessments

CourseArc

There are two types of assessment — formative and summative. Formative. The goal of formative assessments is to provide students ongoing feedback during instruction. Students are asked to conduct a conflict resolution role play at the end of a class to demonstrate mastery.

Made to Stick: Introducing Authentic, Role-Based Simulation Games by Toolwire

OpenSesame

20 interactive, role-based simulations are now available for the following: Business Communication. Last fall, Toolwire piloted these role-based simulations with over 1,000 college students across 25 campuses with positive results: Instructors (92%) and students (85%) believe that Toolwire simulations make learning more relevant and engaging by enabling opportunities to practice course concepts in authentic workplace settings.

The role of the Enterprise Learning Community Manager #elcm

Jane Hart

This (new) role of the Enterprise Learning Community Manager (ELCM) has appealed to many, and I am actually already working with a number of organisations helping them understand what it entails and the (new) skills that are required.

Computers, Learning Professionals, and their Roles in Curation

The Learning Circuits

In this closing post in my Learning Circuits series, I want to dig into curation in greater detail, describing what role technology plays in the curation workflow, and what it looks like for learning. In this open format, learning professionals can help curate the shared resources, highlighting those that resonate best with the objectives of the program. In my first post for Learning Circuits, I explored how I use Twitter as a professional development tool.

The Role of Style Guides in E-learning

CommLab India

It saves time as issues and queries on formatting, style, and accuracy that come up in writing or designing are answered at a single place, thereby reducing the time spent on writing, reviewing, and editing documents. .

Informal first

E-Learning Provocateur

Whenever a development intervention is being considered, the primary objective of the L&D professional should be to provide all the necessary learning resources to the target audience in an open, structured format.

Digital age assessment

Learning with e's

For my own students, especially those who are increasingly familiar with technology, I have introduced new formats and modes of assessment. assessment Change digital pedagogy education learning new roles teacher roles teaching Technology

Role of the Trainer: Engagement

Your Training Edge

Group discussions and activities are also excellent engagement tactics – for example, instead of creating a lecture format, have participant groups explain topics with the trainer as the mediator. Remember that one of the trainer’s chief roles is to engage the participant. Trainers can achieve engagement in many ways, from encouraging participation to sharing personal experiences and interactive activities.

Informal first

E-Learning Provocateur

Whenever a development intervention is being considered, the primary objective of the L&D professional should be to provide all the necessary learning resources to the target audience in an open, structured format.

12 cool ways to use scenarios

Making Change

Act it out: Assign roles in the story and have participants read and act their lines once the group has decided what they should do. Scenario design branching scenarios format choice scenarios Decision-making scenarios aren’t just for elearning.

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3 powerful ideas you should steal from marketing

Making Change

Here’s our role model, the immensely popular commercial for the Dollar Shave Club. Instructional design examples format choice humor motivation writing style Marketers and trainers have the same goals: They want people to do something.

The Role of Risk in Learning

CLO Magazine

The team went back to the drawing board and now it’s a common format. “Learning is a risk.”. Well, I hadn’t thought of it like that before. Bud Kulesza, dean emeritus for the Institute of Management Accountants Leadership Academy, spoke with me about his beliefs on how companies handle failure. If an employee fails, well they can pretty much count on being fired. You have to create an environment where people are willing to take a risk,” he said. Learning is a risk.

Anatomy of an LMS Administrator – Part 2, Additional Roles of the LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

Handling Site Settings, Report Generation, and the Front/Home Page – An Interview with Michael Lanius: As promised in my last post on LMS administration, I have a second set of interview clips to share from my chat with Michael Lanius about his perspective on an LMS Administrator’s role. Michael is a senior support staffer at Web Courseworks who has played all the roles related to being a Learning Management Systems (LMS) Administrator.

5 Non-Financial ROIs of MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Encouraging skill development outside of employees’ defined roles. Forging a leadership role in employee training and development. Often when we talk about the ROIs of any type of training, we focus on things that can be easily monetized.

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5 games every e-learning professional should play

E-Learning Provocateur

The branched scenario format empowers you to choose your own adventure. While similar to Lifesaver with its branched scenario format, its non-linear pathway reflects the complexity of the situation.

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Anatomy of an LMS Administrator – Part 2, Additional Roles of the LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

Handling Site Settings, Report Generation, and the Front/Home Page – An Interview with Michael Lanius: As promised in my last post on LMS administration, I have a second set of interview clips to share from my chat with Michael Lanius about his perspective on an LMS Administrator’s role. Michael is a senior support staffer at Web Courseworks who has played all the roles related to being a Learning Management Systems (LMS) Administrator.

Anatomy of an LMS Administrator – Part 1

Web Courseworks

Michael is a senior support staffer at Web Courseworks who has played all the roles related to being a Learning Management Systems (LMS) Administrator. The CSV format is used because that’s the way the LMS system handles importing data and uploading data.

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Engaging eLearning Design

eLearning Brothers

Consider these ideas: Tell a Realistic Story: Immediately immerse the learner in a story that sets up their role or plays out what happens when the desirable action for the course does or does not happen. Then, connect the dots and show them how it pertains to the content and their role.

How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

Several studies have found learners can remember information in a narrative format better than bullet points (for example, Glonek & King, as cited in Kapp, 2014). You’re still doing some instruction, after all, just in a different format.

[Free eBook] LearnUpon’s Ultimate SCORM Overview

LearnUpon

This free eBook was inspired by the questions we’ve been asked by hundreds of organisations worldwide about why they should use SCORM, and how to make the best of the format.

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5 Teaching Techniques That Increase The Worth Of Virtual Classrooms

G-Cube

Debates can be conducted, as can various other forms of interactive learning tools like role-playing. Role playing within virtual classroom is another way of creating awareness and interest on various issues. Rules of role play are laid out and a demo is run to show how it works.

Uberizing Organizational Learning – Thinking Beyond Courses

ID Reflections

And what role does L&D play in the process? Against this backdrop, technology is providing us with an opportunity to re-imagine and redefine workplace learning and our role as business partners, thought leaders, and change agents. Designing courses is passé!

News: International New Media Writing Prize Winner Lands Unicorn Role

Unicorn Training