Knowing Your Audience is Key to Great Data Storytelling

Watershed

But like any great writer, you need to consider two critical aspects before putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard). Specifically, you need to know your audience and your goal for telling them your story—otherwise, you risk wasting a lot of time and losing the interest of key stakeholders. Do you have similar challenges in reaching your objectives? Patting yourself on the back doesn’t do anyone (but you) any good.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Debunking the Learning Styles Myth

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Debunking the Learning Styles Myth As you may know, Ive been on a focused mission to better understand so-called learning styles and their place -- or not -- in e-Learning. There are generally many ah-ha moments as people understand the why of the rationale folks do things so differently from the way they do. I prefer to get the big picture view first, and often a diagram or metaphor will do that for me. You can sort it pens, markers, pencils.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personal Hard Drive

Learning Visions

Mark writes, "You wanna know what a PLE is? Late, we go back to our various storage facilities for all the hard-core processing we do with our brains. Then I realized Im a constant notetaker, in the pen-and-paper sense. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

The ICE Cube Engagement Induction Framework (Part II)

QuoDeck

This is the second and last post of the series – Planning the perfect induction program for your company. I know I am posting this after a long gap. I would suggest getting a pen and paper for this. You don’t have to do this alone. How do you wish to communicate these? What resources do you need? When do you need them? Do you need a classroom?

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Enhancing Employee Engagement with Content Delivery Platform

Kitaboo

With employees preferring digital content in the form of e-books and e-journals, the use of content delivery platforms in corporate settings can reduce the gap in skills internally formed in an organization. In a bid to reduce the skills gap, talent managers are utilizing employee training software to create a diverse, skilled workforce. Related: Measure Employee Engagement: 6 Ways HR Experts Do It. WANT TO KNOW HOW KITABOO WORKS?

13 eLearning Scenario Tips that 60 Experts Agree On

eLearningArt

Because they’re about people DOING something … Not just an information dump where learners magically “ABSORB” the content (picture me doing air quotes). So, you know scenarios are important…but how do you actually create good ones? Ask your subject matter experts, stakeholders, and end users to tell you stories about real people doing the tasks or encountering the situations you’re covering in your learning program.

How to Ensure Compliance Training is Not Merely a “Check-the-box” Activity

CommLab India

Any training program that fails to engage your employees cannot be deemed successful. Let us say, one of your employees found a pen drive in the office parking lot and out of curiosity, went on to check it on his work laptop, only to realize it was virus-infected. For a well-designed training program, you need to evaluate the training needs of your organization by surveying or interviewing your senior managers and Subject Matter Experts.

How to Edit Video (With Step-by-Step Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s hard to know where to start and which of the skills, techniques, and concepts you need to know to be successful. This video will walk you through exactly what you need to know to edit your own videos. But we know that editing becomes a thing right? So, where do we start? So the first thing I’m actually gonna do is I’m gonna open up using a Windows machine here. The first thing I’m gonna do actually, is just make a folder.

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How to Create an Online Course (in 2020)

learnWorlds

You might already know what that something – your gift or skill that people come to you for – is. In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about how to create an online course. How do you want to engage your students? What kind of interactivity do you want to include? Do your research, and keep those things in mind in the planning stage. You can easily record and sell online speeches and workshops; you have already been doing.

How to Build a Beautifully Designed Training Based Membership Website with WordPress with Melissa Love from the Marketing Fix

LifterLMS

Melissa Love: And then before you know it, you’ve got something that’s just a bit jumbled and you’re like, “Why doesn’t it look as good as the demo?” I completely understand why people do that, but when I start a project it starts on paper.

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

Thompson has done a tremendous service by penning this book. Before you settle down to training your employees , you first have to know how adults learn. Highly engaging and, dare I say it, fun to read, Telling Ain’t Training will change the way you approach planning your next training program. It’s packed with guidelines, best practices, and checklists for you to design a course without always wondering if you’re doing it right. How do you do that?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for Jane Hart

Learning Visions

Google Reader All the news I need to know about e-Learning in one place. 4) Adobe Flash I dont actually develop a thing with Flash myself, but our designers and programmers do some fabulous stuff with it! As an instructional designer, I feel like I can design just about anything and these really smart people can do something with it in Flash. 10) Paper Call me old school, but I still like to take notes with pen and paper. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

Theories do not help us to expand our awareness and understanding of learning; they serve to reduce and confine it. I can see how theorists might argue that reading text aloud to the learner addresses multiple "learning styles," but the real-world experience is one of frustration: you want to read ahead but you cant because the narrator reads more slowly than you do. Its also a bad idea if you believe (as I do) that learners should be in control as much as possible.

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game

TalentLMS

Because this is what we wanted to do for you when we thought about creating this list of the best 75 online courses for freelancers. Before we begin, though, bookmark this page, because you never know when you might need one of the courses on this list. You first need to know where to start. Gignac, a modern-day version of Mad Men’s Don Draper, knows what freelancers must learn to get more clients and money. If this isn’t rockstar material, we don’t know what is.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss. Post from: The eLearning Coach 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory. If you do not know the ADL, they are a part of the U.S. No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. We all do it.

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How to Record Your Desktop with Screencasting

TechSmith Camtasia

We make both screen recording and video editing software because we know that being able to capture your computer screen at work increases productivity. How many times a day do you have to answer the same question? How do I reconnect to the printer?”. How do I access those Q4 files again?”. You know. This is something we do all the time here at TechSmith. What could screencasting do for your bids? Mistake #1 – Have too many programs running.